Questions about installing Ubuntu in any supported architecture.

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installing ubuntu on a machine with host on another drive

a long while ago, I installed ubuntu 12.04 to my SSD, and setup fstab to have my home folder on another drive. This has worked great, but I'm thinking it's now time to update to 14.04, so I'll need ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer not detecting Windows 7

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 Trust Tahr and created a bootable USB stick with the .iso image on it. When I choose the USB stick as the boot device it takes me to the Ubuntu installer GUI. ...
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Putting A Full Installation of Lubuntu on a USB Drive

I am trying to install a full Lubuntu installation on a USB drive. I've tried a number of different methods, but they all seem to fail in some way or another. First of all, I don't have a native ...
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Apple Pismo G3 preparing a bootable disk

Can someone explain to me how to make a bootable disk where I can load XBUNTU PPC ON MY MAC G3 PISMO. Forget the bootable USB stick, not possible on this computer. I have external firewire drives. You ...
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Running Lubuntu with a 32-bit notebook

I have an HP 5101 Mini notebook running XP. The HP is a 32-bit machine I would like to install the new Lubuntu 14.04 but the website download page for 1404 does not seem to give an option for my ...
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Can i install ubuntu14.04 on my system? [duplicate]

my computer has 2gb ram and is it possible to install ubuntu trusty tahr on my system and will it run smootly on my system
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How can I boot full Ubuntu 14.04 from my external hard drive?

I have no idea how to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8.1 laptop, so I need help to boot FULL ubuntu off of my Seagate External drive.
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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware

I've just downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso, created new VM in VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570 using Typical -> I will install the OS later Linux / Ubuntu 64-bit VM Settings: 2GB ...
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initramfs installation issue

I have a computer, with no CD drive, with no operating system on it. Something went wrong while I was resetting XP and the computer now has no operating system. I am currently trying to install Linux ...
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Remove the first window when starting from usb

I burn Ubuntu in a pen-drive. But each time I start with Ubuntu I need to change the configuration and select the option that I want to try Ubuntu not install removing my laptop operative system. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 64 bit shows black screen after reboot [duplicate]

i am successfully installed ubuntu 14.04 on my pc ,but when it restarts it shows black screen with cursor and not shown any desktop and not live cd "try ubuntu" works .i am currently on ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a mac [duplicate]

I have installed Mavericks on my PC, now I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 but I'm not sure which file should I download: 64-bit or 64-bit mac.
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Ubuntu 13.10 and 12.04.4 installer not seeing partitions

I am trying to install Ubuntu 64 bit on a Lenovo G500s machine. I have tried installing both 13.10 and 12.04.4 and I am having the same problem with both versions. When I get to the installation ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 (final release) doesn't boot

I just downloaded and installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on an embedded PC (AMD G-T40E dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 30GB Intel SSD installed in the mini PCI-E slot). This same machine runs 12.04 just ...
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Ubuntu does not see my hard drives and will not install

I have tried to install Ubuntu a few times and when I couldn't install it I tried other versions of linux to no avail. I have an ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Z mother board. I am trying to make a dual ...
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I installed Ubuntu 13.10 “inside” Windows 7 but Windows automatically boots

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux in general), so bear with me. I burned Ubuntu 13.10 to a DVD and "tried" Ubuntu. Then in the Ubuntu desktop, I selected the install icon for Ubuntu. I got a prompt that ...
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Driver issues regarding release versions

PC: Asus G50-vt im sorry if this has been answered once already, but here is the issue, the laptop i have will install 12.04.4, 12.10, and 13.10, the mouse works during installation on all three ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 is stuck after I checked “Yes” when it asked me if my HDD is GPT [on hold]

I have a Lenovo C340 All-in-One PC which came preinstalled with Windows 8. I formatted my entire hard drive and installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit, and my PC is of 64-bit architecture. While ...
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Updating Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I've updated my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS before but now I installed Ubuntu and partitioned my hard disk about 10 times, trying to do everything but it can't be updated to 14.04 LTS again without saying ...
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Notebook with dual-boot [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04] fails to boot into either of them

I own a Dell Inspiron 14 with Windows 7. These days,I format my notebook and install Ubuntu 12.04 and remove Windows. The system works without any problem. Due to my University, I had to reinstall ...
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Ubuntu on old MAC MINI 1.42 GHz /512/?

I'm totally new in this subject... Is there a possibility to install Ubuntu on an old MAC MINI 1.42 GHz | 512 | without INTEL processor? If not does anybody have an idea for another system/OS?
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Apt-get dist-upgrade screws up USB stick with persistent file

I have read the Persistant File System vs Installation onto USB stick and realized I have my own question. The problem is: when you do sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade from ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu OS installation possible on the same computer?

I have a simple question: "If I install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 8 PC and lets say I need/want to go back to Windows 8, could I use recovery discs to remove Ubuntu and simply reinstall Windows"? ...
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/dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present

I get this error whenever I start my Lubuntu 13.10 installation: /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present It asks me, if I want to skip, manually repair, or wait. I chose the option; ...
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Do I need to do anything more about drivers in ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to a spare SSD on my computer, and I'm working on the setup now. I have installed Win7 on another drive in the same computer, and after that I used a thing called ...
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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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Recommended to Ubuntu, downloaded to a saved file on desktop [duplicate]

So now what? Old HP with XP, running IE8 and had to put Chrome into the mix because Yahoo quit working in IE. Still use the IE, because my online shop won't load with Chrome. My AVG antivirus began ...
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12.04 will not install on XP/Dell Dimension E310

Dell Dimension E310 with XP SP3; 2GB RAM; 2 partitions already; Pentium 4; nVidia GEForce 8500 video card installed with the board video controller disabled. Each partition has right at 35 GB. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting (black screen) after pendrive-installation

Let me get this straight. Here is what I did: Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Created Live USB from Pendrive Linux website Booted from the live USB smoothly Inserted a 16GB Pendrive ...
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Unknown Error while installing Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I'm trying to install today's build (Apr 13th) of Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with an existing Windows 8.1 partition on my laptop (Samsung NP770Z5E). Once created the Ubuntu usb bootable drive and ...
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Ubuntu OS and Acer Apire One compatibility? [closed]

As you may know, Windows XP OS support has been stopped and I would like to know if Ubuntu would work well with my Acer Aspire One acer AOA150 - 1283. I also don't have a CD/DVD drive, so I would ...
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When starting up, Ubuntu shows only a blinking cursor. Why?

I've seen this asked multiple times here on AskUbuntu, but there are so many solutions and so diverse, that I don't know which one to try. I'm afraid I'll break something because I'm not very ...
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Ubuntu Touch OS for N900 phone + how to install?

I recently got interested and bought a used N900, because of the many cool things I heard about it. While trying to install an application through HAM, I think I made a mistake and now the phone is ...
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Legacy vs UEFI Help

Are there any drawbacks to installing Ubuntu 13.10 (and soon 14.04) in Legacy BIOS instead of UEFI? I have installed 13.10 64bit in Legacy by mistake and was just wondering if it would hurt anything ...
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How to remove Windows? [closed]

Since I can't log in my windows 7 laptop. I forgot the password ages ago. Could I just use Ubuntu to wipe it out and start fresh?
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installing ubuntu on toshiba satellite c50 [duplicate]

I select to install rather than to test. I get the splash screen and then after a few minutes the screen goes blank. I have safe boot disabled in UEFI and am booting from the DVD. I never had issues ...
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how to reinstall? [closed]

I installed 13.10, then did all the updates, then I upgraded to 14.04. Fantastic! I (as a new Linux user) got farther then I ever did with anything in between 10.04 to 14.04. I finally got NVIDIA x ...
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how do I install ubuntu - difficult to get past first base! [duplicate]

have downloaded the ubunto .iso file, double-click, roxio opens up to save an image file - but won't save to CD, external hard drive or even internal drive. I don't even need an image file! How do I ...
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I have been try to Install a dual boot system with Window 7 & Ubuntu

Every version of Ubuntu I try to install shows up a black screen with a white box on the top left corner of the screen. I have tried from versions 12:04 and up but no luck. My System Specs Intel i7 ...
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Will Not recognize my native resolution of 1920 x 1080

I am very new to ubuntu/Linux and I have two identical pc's with two identical displays. One of the pc's shows the native resolution of the display 1920 x 1080 but the other does not even show up. I ...
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Need help to install Ubuntu [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 iso file. I mounted it and it asked for reboot. After reboot windows started normally. Every time its just asks for reboot and does nothing.
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Ubuntu live-cd - full install using command line [closed]

I have a ubuntu live-cd. Is that possible to install Ubuntu using command line? How can I do it?
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On Zorin install, get the usual “no root file system defined. Please correct …” [closed]

First I have to say I am not very tech savvy and am new to Linux but I did install Mint successfully on a smaller machine, replacing the old XP OS, so I have one successful install under my belt. I ...
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error: unknown filesystem. grub resuce>

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with a live CD and asked it to wipe Windows. I had a dual boot before and did not really like Windows anyway. Now when I boot it without the CD I get this error ...
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Ubuntu Installer not recognizing a partition

I've been trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 through a usb stick. I can boot into it just fine and it asks me if I want to install alongside windows 8.1. When I click on that it just ...
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How to install so runs alongside windows 8 [duplicate]

How do i install Ubuntu so that when I turn on my computer, the DOS screen shows up and I can choose between Windows 8 and Ubuntu? -Dell Latitude E6400
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Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS installation

I am using VMWare workstation v 10.0.1 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. After installation, I could not see the Unity desktop screen but only text interface is shown to me. I decided to install the ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu in the easiest way?

I just want to delete EVERYTHING except maybe /home folder and reinstall everything, because system became a little bit slow and I want to do that when 14.04 comes out. What's the best way to do that? ...
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Unable to boot from hard drive after installing Ubuntu

My apologies if I've overlooked the answer elsewhere on this board. I have spent the last almost two weeks on and off trying to resolve this issue: can't successfully boot up hard drive after ...
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Installing ubuntu from one partition to another?

Can I install ubuntu live on a partition on my hard drive with unetblootin but then install from there to another partition on the same hard drive?