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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 500

How can I install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 500 Laptop? Is there a better way than a virtual machine? I have to use Ubuntu for my work.
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When trying to install on Mac: “No mountable file system.”

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2 - desktop. When I try to open the file, I have the following error message: NO MOUNTABLE FILE SYSTEM. What should I do to solve this problem?
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For some reason Ubuntu doesn't see the hard drive, want to install

I'm trying to install the latest Ubuntu, but doesn't see the hard drive. Don't know if it's write protected or what. I've even tried windows, no solution. What can I do? What can I do? Please help
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How do install Ubuntu on a netbook with a 32-bit atom processor?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto an old Dell Inspiron Mini 10, which still has its "Designed for Microsoft Windows XP" sticker on the front. :) The trouble is the normal installer isn't working at ...
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Go to LVM with an already non-LVM disk, how to?

I plan to use LVM. My Ubuntu is currently non-LVM based. I wonder if I can do that without resintalling or if I can: resize current partition (call it part Old) create new partition (call it part ...
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Installing Ubuntu woes (2x SSD in RAID 0 & 1x HDD)

I have unsuccessfully been attempting to install Ubuntu over the last few days. The only thing I have accomplished was corrupting my windows installation and having to recover it. What I know: I ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad?

I have Ubuntu on all of my computers that I use, so I am fairly clear on how to install it via USB, but this time has been different. I receieved a Lenovo Thinkpad tablet(no keyboard) from my school ...
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“Fixing Grub” in single boot installation process

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 on my 2011 Macbook Pro following the instructions at this page. After the installation completed, the impulse to play with my new toy rushed over me and I took a little ...
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GRUB wont recognize ubuntu

I just have installed ubuntu and than red hat linux enterprise after it and now my GRUB menu just shows Red Hat and when I insert Ubuntu disc and try to install it it says Ubuntu is already installed ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu from Asus chromebox

I installed Ubuntu with Kodi on an Asus Chromebox but have no sound. I would like to uninstall Ubuntu and start again, can any body tell me how to do this?
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On an Ubuntu ISO where are the network drivers modules located?

I want to replace the stock network drivers (r8169) with something else (r8168) in the installation ISO from within Windows. Does someone know the location of the network drivers in the installation ...
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Error install ubuntu 14.04.2 long term support

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a bootable usb when i get this error. ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04 Package: ubiquity 2.18.8.6 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu ...
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Dual boot with windows 10 (upgrade from Win 8.1 OEM)

I have dual booted my laptop with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. Windows came as a OEM with the laptop so I didn't delete it as I paid for it and I am not using it though. I want to know if I do the ...
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When do I need to re-install instead of upgrading?

Actually i need to know if i'm using 14.04 or 15.04 then do i'll need to a fresh installation of os after several time 5 yrs or 9 months?
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Problem cloning from USB to SSD

I'm trying to build a mini server using an Intel NUC and a couple of external hard drives. The challenge is I'm trying to do it completely headlessly (as my monitors and TV are about 5,000 miles away ...
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Clean Install and RAM? [duplicate]

Hello Folks I'm new to Linux and was wondering about the RAM and which version to install 32 or 64 bit? The following is the RAM on my system - 2,048 (1,024 + 1,024) MB, DDR2 RAM (800 MHz). Cheers ...
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Mint won't install over ubuntu from unetbootin, startup disk creator, or terminal dd commands [on hold]

I'm new to linux but have been with Windoze since forever, so have a fair/average knowledge of general IT stuff. OK we have a Lenovo Thinkpad S10 149GB HDD 1.5GB RAM Last week I removed Windows XP ...
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Any possible way to void data on a DVD-R/+R? [on hold]

Alright, so long-story short, I had to completely format both my hard drives. So, I need to reinstall my dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu. One problem. I lost my Windows 7 installation disk. ...
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Switching to Ubuntu from Windows

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now. I still have windows installed and it's taking up the majority of my hard drive space. I want to fully switch to Ubuntu though. I've backed up everything I need ...
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Ok, after knowing what i need to, is it right for ME? [on hold]

After all of you wonderful people helped me figure out if my pc was good, now i just need to know; Is it worth it? Is it as wonderful as they say? Is it really right for me? what are the perks of ...
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Is Ubuntu right for my Laptop? [on hold]

Ok, so. I have an Asus transformer-book and the windows 8.1 OEM kind of sucks. I tested Ubuntu and kind of liked it. but i only have 25GBs of storage. I really need it to use the internet, is my ...
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I can't get my download to create a readable DVD for installation on a Macbook pro.

I followed the instructions on the website for creating a DVD with Ubuntu on it, but it will not create a readable disc. Please help.
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Two hard drives, Two Operating systems on single computer [duplicate]

I have two hard drives on my computer; one with windows 7 which I want to keep, and one empty formatted with ntfs which I want to install Ubuntu. What file system do I put on the empty ntfs system and ...
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what do I do with the ubuntu file I downloaded? [duplicate]

I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.02-desktop-i386.iso and have absolutely NO idea what to do next. Where do I go from here?
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What is the default set of fonts available to web browsers after installation

I don't have an install of Ubuntu but am hoping this community can answer a question for me — I am trying to build a CSS font stack that includes a font the majority of Ubuntu users will have ...
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Ubuntu on 32-bit UEFI - optimal solution

I have a computer (Asus T200TA) with 2G RAM and 32-bit UEFI [Yep, what a wonderful idea to put 32-bit UEFI!]. I have two options: Install a 64-bit system, boot manually and install grub-efi-ia32. ...
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Why does ubuntu 15.04 not detect my hard drive?

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. When I try to install Ubuntu via pen drive on the machine, the partition slider(Not the advanced partitioning tool) is showing the pen drive as the storage drive. I want ...
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Installing Ubuntu (or /any/ linux os, for that matter) freezes upon installation

I have a rather peculiar issue. When I attempt to install ubuntu on my desktop tower, or any linux os, It attempts maybe the first 2 seconds of the install then freezes. There is a huge error message ...
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installation of 15.04 rendered two hard drives invisible to both windows and Ubuntu, but not to disk management software

I installed 15.04 as a dual boot on an external HD attached to a Lenovo T520i running Windows Pro 64. It worked well. I then installed 15.04 on an HP Pavillion E017DX running Windows 8.1 Home using ...
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Cannot install 14.04, cannot boot, no correct live environment

I cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Acer aspire es1-531. I ran BootRepair and it gave me this paste. I added the nomodeset param to the grub2 to let the live or the installer run properly. I noticed ...
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After installing 15.04 Unity does not load. How do I fix this?

Just installed Ubuntu 15, coming from Windows 7, and after installing then restarting the computer, I login to my account and am presented with just the default background. Unity does not load and I ...
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Installer Crashes at Choose install Drive

Hey so i have a Toshiba Satellite:U845W-3400 with the following specifications. So my problem is no matter what Linux distribution I try to install at the install type window no drives appear and ...
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Newly installed unbuntu 14.04 in dual-boot Freezes

I have a Windows 7 and I wanted so badly to have a linux in dual-boot since long time. So I did it, and made everything right. First, I tried it on usb stick. Then, I installed it in a 250GB ...
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How Can i install Ubuntu touch on Lenovo smartphone [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Smartphone and i want to install Ubuntu Touch there.How can i do that?
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Create iso instalation image of configured Ubuntu

I am trying to create an image of my cofigured Ubuntu. I used System Back and Remastersys, but the problem is that the image created is a live image, it works on USB or VM, but I cannot install it on ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB Stick

I burned the latest version of Ubuntu onto my USB stick. Then, I clicked on the wubi application on the usb drive, clicked on live installation, then clicked on reboot. When it rebooted, it asked me ...
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Install ubuntu on usb without wiping usb

I have a 16gb usb can I install ubuntu on it without deleting any of the files on it the files take up 2.64 gb of space I also want to make ubuntu fully portable so the files are only on the usb how ...
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How do I get ubuntu 14.04.2 installer to see my partitions?

So i have ubuntu runnning from my 8GB USB stick. My computer has 176GiB of unallocated space, and then also windows. But the ubuntu installer doesent see anything, its just stuck at selecting a place ...
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Install Ubuntu (or any Distro) on a Windows 8.1 Tablet

I've been thinking about getting a cheap x86 Windows tablet and install Ubuntu and/or other distros on it. I'm not sure if there's anything fundamentally wrong, but being x86 devices it should be ...
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Ubuntu (14.04.02) installation fails

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu/Windows dual boot. Windows 7 Professional is successfully installed. I've created a Flash disk with LinuxLive USB Creator and ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso When I ...
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Unable to install any applications/software

I try using the terminal and the Software Center and everytime, this message pops up: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if ...
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“GRUB installation failed” What do I do?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Studio version 14.04.2 (alongside my Windows 8). Everything seems to go fine during the installation until at some point this message pops up: GRUB installation failed ...
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Customize user on OEM install

I have customized Ubuntu using OEM install but I would like to customize the user that is created when the end user creates an account. The user by default is an administrator but I would like them to ...
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Ubuntu won't save the settings I have done after installation

I had created a 4GB bootable USB stick of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Universal USB installer. I have installed Ubuntu on my Windows 8.1 PC and allocated it 30GB space. After completing the installation ...
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I cannot install ubuntu in my Dell inspiron 6400 laptop

I need help to install Ubuntu in my laptop Dell Inspiron 6400. I did a DVD and USB bootable disk but it is impossible to boot the computer from these bootable device. I changed the order to boot in ...
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Ubuntu Server minimal package

What is the best why to install an Ubuntu Server image with the minimum possible of package ( no default, no extrat ) that can only allow ssh connection to it and nothing else.
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installing ubuntu from burned disk doesnt work on boot, but does just from disk [duplicate]

i used one computer to burn ubuntu 14.04 onto a dvd disk, and when i boot onto ubunto form the drive it works perfectly, maybe a little bit slow. however when i try to install ubuntu on one of my hard ...
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trying to connect an hp envy 7645 to ubuntu computer [on hold]

HP Envy 7645 e-all-in-one series. - Not compatable to ubuntu - Help Me
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How to format hard drive without functional OS

I was previously dual booting Ubuntu and Windows but by mistake I have deleted a partition. I don't know which one but neither OS is getting loaded. It is stuck at this scene: Error:unknown file ...
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Ubuntu installation editor not showing partition [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 in my desktop. I already have windows 8.1 loaded. I made a partition of 200gb. But when I'm trying to install ubuntu in that partition, whole hard disk is ...