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How to install Ubuntu to Windows Vista with or without a usb?

I want to install the latest Ubuntu to my old Windows Vista but don't know which way to go about. I don't have a cd to do the live cd method but I do have a usb but I'm lost from there what should I ...
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Trying to install Ububtu 14.04.2 LTS, but getting “failed to stop TX DMA”

As the title says, I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC. Pressing the escape key during the dot screen shows the installation repeatedly showing ath: phy0: Failed to stop TX DMA, queues=0x001 I ...
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Here's a sticky installation issue *Urgent*

Alright. Here's the problem. I have an acer aspire with windows 8.1. No disc drive. It recently fell into an automatic repair loop. So far, all that I can do is boot from a USB that I was given ...
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Greyed out forward button

Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2.desktop 32Bit Forward button grayed out on password page after inserting required information. I have tried going back several times then forward again to no avail. DVD ...
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want to install ubuntu 14.04 on acer aspire 5517 but it gives syslinux error

i made a hp 8GB usb dual boot via universal-usb-installer 1.9.5.2. and enable boot option from setting. but when i press f12 on start it show an error SYSLINUX EDD 2013-07-25 COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2013 ...
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Need to switch from Windows XP

Can Ubuntu be installed on a HP/Compaq Presario V2570 Notebook PC? I have used System Restore many times and have also reinstalled the system several times to no avail. I keep getting viruses (PUPs ...
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Quick flash and then crash when trying to install kubuntu 15.04 beta [on hold]

I downloaded the kubuntu 64bit 15.04 beta 2 iso, put it in a usb stick and booted it up. Everything in the live usb works great, expect the install software, ubiquity - all it does is flash the ...
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Create Ubuntu live installer on USB partition, but not the whole disk [duplicate]

I've got 32GB USB flash, and make primary partitions for my data and Ubuntu installer to setup Ubuntu on PC when I need. But program "Startup Disk Creator" which I used to create USB Ubuntu installer ...
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SensorKinect installation failure

I'm in ubuntu. I'm installing Kinect driver and from avin2's SensorKinect, and I followed the steps from here: http://igorbarbosa.com/articles/how-to-install-kin-in-linux-mint-12-ubuntu/ After that, ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize new hard drive on my Mac

The original drive in my mid 2012 MBP 9-2 died and I replaced it with a completely new drive. Instead of re-installing OSX I decided I would give Ubuntu a try but I'm having some troubles installing ...
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Having a Problem Installing Ubuntu from USB drve

I want to run Ubuntu on an old machine we have, but don't want to partition anything off, or delete the old OS, so I have installed it on a 16GB USB drive. When I restart my PC, here's what happens: ...
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Getting '??? ???' when trying to install Ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my older laptop and whenever I get to the format your hard drive part it pops up with the message ??? ???. I am pretty sure it is to do with how my partitions were set ...
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Wireless adapter not found. Hp-mini 200

I installed latest ubuntu. I have a hp mini 200-1000 ethernet works just fine but somehow it cannot find the wireless adapter, is there a way to fix this?
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Can't able to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS inside windows 7

Whenever I install Ubuntu its shows me the option install Ubuntu inside windows 7 but when I choose to install inside Windows 7 it automatically restarts. My HDD is Basic.
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Can I have Windows on my laptop and Ubuntu on SSD?

I have a laptop with 500GB of HDD and Windows 7 installed. I also have virtual machine with Ubuntu installed, because I need Ubuntu for my school work, but it works way too slow. The idea is to ...
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Unable to boot after install - no errors

I have tried to do a single install on a laptop that previously hold Windows 7. I tried to install 64bit desktop version of 14.10, 14.04, and now 13.10 with the same results. Installation from USB ...
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problem install ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop Using USB

OS is window7 64bit, Gigabyte mainboard b-85 Using UUI make ubuntu booting usb after booting, i don't see keyboard and person icon and if i select Install Ubuntu then in this situation any ...
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Gma500 problem with installation

I having problems with the Intel-GMA500-5 [1] .0.0.0040.tar.gz driver found here. The driver has been installed according to the installation instructions but it fails and outputs this error: Dpkg: ...
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TV turner Cards For Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

which is the best compatible TV Turner Card for Ubuntu 14.04
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Firefox can be opened while Ubuntu 14.04.2 is installing [on hold]

Im installing this on a virtual machine. To do the trick, all you have to do is click on askubuntu.com or that other link in the end of the pages with images and it opens firefox.
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re-installation of Ubuntu Server: boot from CD not working

A few unsuccessful attempts at installing Apache Tomcat7 and Open Source BIM server may have spoiled the system so I'm trying to re-install Ubuntu Server for a clean start. I'm booting from DVD with ...
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32bit cannot upgrade to 64bit

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on my 64bit hp laptop.I can boot into a dvd or flash drive but I cannot install Ubuntu 64bit permanently or temp.Can anyone explain why? and how if possible.
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Error when attempting to update Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.When I attempt to update: sudo apt-get install -f I see this error: kg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . ...
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Symbolic link to Windows partition breaks at restart [duplicate]

I have a dual boot between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I can access my Windows partition from Nautilus as if it were a device, so I can make a sym links in my Ubuntu environment that point to ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with the hp spectre x360?

I just bought the new hp spectre x360 dual-core i7, 8 GB ram and 256 SSD. Will Ubuntu run on this computer without issue or is it not yet supported?
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Can't install 14.10 to hard drive

The Ubuntu installer simply will not show my drive in the installer menu. fdisk -l shows it, gparted works and I ran partprobe. I also tried rebooting, changing the SATA ports around and still no ...
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Ubuntu on a Sony xperia c1905? Can this be done?

Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu touch or a more relevant Ubuntu operating system on a Sony xperia c1905 with android 4.3? The intention being to fully reformat to Ubuntu. Will I have full ...
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Problems with partitions installing net verison Ubuntu alongside Win 7 Home Prem

I'm stuck installing Ubuntu 14.04 with the partition part of the install. I am downloading and using the net install since I can't burn DVDs, so I just downloaded the mini.iso and burned it to disc ...
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Display again the first screen after installation 14.04LTS

After installing Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I was greeted with a screen that I was afraid I would never see again after closing it, so I took a picture of it with a camera: The question is: How can I ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.2 - freezes before install screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.02 for the first time on a PC x86 Intel 2.8GHz, 2GB ram, 111GB HD, with ATI Radeon HD 4670 supporting dual monitors, which has XP Pro - fresh windows install... upon ...
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Installing Ubuntu requirement for developing app

I have a windows 8.1 on my laptop and I want to install Ubuntu and developing tools such Visual studio, NetBeans, android studio. what would be the requirement needed for installing Ubuntu and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Wireless update without a wired connection

is there a way for me to download the wifi update install file in my windows OS and then install it when i am logged into Ubuntu? I do not have a wired connection, so a simple task such as this is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server on a PowerBook G4 - Can't get partitions to work

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an old PowerBook G4 I had lying about. I get through the installer to the point where it tries to create the partitions. The first attempt I just told it to ...
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i was trying to install ubuntu on virtual box in windows 8.1 and got an error

Failed to open the optical disk file D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso. Could not get the storage format of the medium 'D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso' ...
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Installation gets stuck after selecting option

When I try to install Ubuntu, after I select install, the monitor displays this: Booting 'Install Ubuntu' (hd0,1) Filesystem type is ntfs, partition type 0x7 [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x4200, ...
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Installing from USB not working right?

I am trying to install from a USB onto my PC with no operating system. On the first attempt, when I got to the last installation page with a loading bar, it stopped at a certain point. Each page in ...
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Ubuntu installer is blank (can't select partition)

As of now, I am able to run Ubuntu Unity through VirtualBox. Now, I want to install Ubuntu to a partition, which I have already created AND formatted. However, in VirtualBox, when I click 'install ...
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Installation of the Ubuntu OS 13.04 from Win XP [closed]

I'm running Windows XP 32Bit OS on a Dell Optiplex 745C,but now I want to install Ubuntu 13.04-Desktop 32Bit. When I try, the DVD-ROM only idles and the proceeds to Windows XP that is installed ...
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Installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1 and also want to install Ubuntu as dual-boot?. Should I install Windows 8.1 on a separate partition and Ubuntu on another partition? Is there any problem like file distortion in ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 dual boot with Windows 7

Based on the results shown below, I believe that my next step would be to shrink the C/: volume from within Win7 and install Ubuntu in the free space. Any thoughts? The output of sudo parted --list ...
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What is the recommened way to dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on two HD? [duplicate]

I am building a computer and have a 1 TB hard drive and a 250GB SSD. I would like to install both OS on the SSD and have them both be able to access the HD. Would it work to install both on the SSD ...
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not able to boot any OS Windows or Ubuntu

My system is Samsung laptop with a 128GB samsung ssd I've installed Ubuntu as dual-boot with Windows from live USB. After restart, My system does not boot to any of the OS. I did a boot-repair from ...
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How do I install Ububtu linux on Windows 7 machine (no CD drive), not saving Windows OK? [duplicate]

I want to convert my old 32 bit HP netbook with no CD drive to Umbuntu linux. I am a newby but worked in UNIX 28 years ago.
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Installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on SD-Card

I've been using Ubuntu 12 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1750, satisfied with the graphics and the performance, I decided that my sluggish an Aspire V5-123 netbook shouldn't be missing out, and yea, I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Portege 3500

I am a beginner in the world of Ubuntu (and all forms of Linux OS). I recently was given an old laptop that I would love to bring back to life. The laptop is a Toshiba Portege 3500 tablet laptop (one ...
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“Error: 'None Type' object has no attribute 'get_info'” when MD5 hash is valid

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows by following the steps given here. Steps followed: I have written the iso to a usb and booted my PC using the pen drive where I select ...
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4GB lost in Ubuntu partition after installing Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu in my computer, which I was crazily looking forward to as this was my first big step in installing an open source OS by myself. So I created a 20Gb partition for Ubuntu and ...
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How can I install Ubuntu and Windows 10 as dual boot? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu as dual-boot with Windows 10? How can I do this? Is it complex?
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Can't boot ubuntu on mac [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu on a partition on my mac. but when i start my mac holding down the option key, my mac only shows "Macintosh HD" what to do??
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Ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64 doesn't go past installation type

I downloaded Ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-64Bit. I checked md5sum of the ISO and it's correct. I tried creating the boo-table USB flash with pendrivelinux or unetbootin Windows. Check disk for defects gives ...