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Don't show unallocated space during installing type?

I have been created 50 GB unallocated space using windows 8. During dual boot ubuntu can not show unallocated space in the time installing type where i will create / , swap , home directory.
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Having trouble installing Ubuntu?

I currently have Linux Mint 17, and I want to dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the steps on the website to boot it from a USB drive ...
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can't install 14.04.1 from usb flash drive

I am trying to install ubuntu in a machine running windows 7. No luck until now. Many different error messages at the moment of booting. I have tried changing iso... to sys.. names as posted ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb-stick: Caught in endless-reboot loop

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS using the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickQuick I sucessfully booted from the USB stick (installer boot menu ...
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Blank unresponsive screen when booting from Ubuntu ISO

I burned the latest Ubuntu ISO to create a bootable disc. I place the disc in the drive of the Acer laptop I was working on, expecting to get something happening. I did; the screen no longer works, ...
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Can I run Ubuntu in live mode permanentely?

I have created a thumb-drive installation disk. I can use that to boot up ubuntu in live mode. Once in live mode I try to install ubuntu on another usb-drive but have some difficulties. Is there any ...
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Install ubuntu on POS system with touch screen

i have a POS system computer (Advanced APT AP15) which already has an ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and i want to install an 14.04 Ubuntu, i'm using an live USB, when the installer starts the touch ...
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Installation Problem, blank screen with a - in top left corner

I installed the 14.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude 610. Installation appears to have been successful. When booting up I receive the choice to strike F1 to continue, or F2 to run set-up utility. I choose ...
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Which ubuntu to choose

I am switching from windows 8.1 to ubuntu which ubunutu you prefer me to choose? Laptop info(intel i7 3rd ino, 8gbRAM radeon graphics, samsung)
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Installing windows on a separate hard drive after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu installed on one hard drive, and Windows on another. The Windows one has a problem with it so I would like to format that hard drive and reinstall Windows. How can I reinstall ...
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How to boot from a usb-drive with ubuntu installed on it?

I'm using a macbook and am trying to use one usb-drive to install ubuntu onto another usb-drive and boot from that other usb-drive. I created an installationdisk for ubuntu 14.04, and then installed ...
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can't download new packages and updates

dpkg: error processing package sessioninstaller (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: libxapian22 zeitgeist-core zeitgeist-datahub ...
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Install ubuntu alongside windows 7 option not coming

I am trying to install ubuntu12.04 in a system having windows7 preinstalled. While installing it is showing option as "Install ubuntu inside windows" instead of showing option "Install ubuntu ...
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Installation guide for windows 7

Currently I am using windows 7 and I have two partitions in it.I want to install Ubuntu in one of it without effecting other partition. Please guide me.....
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Installing from USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts onto this Windows 7 Aspire 5532 with 3 GB of ram, an AMD athlon processor tf-20 with 1.60 GHz, and a 64 bit operating system. I put the 64 bit ubuntu onto my ...
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Loading Ubuntu on new SSD

I'm about at the end of my rope. After several attempts to get a good download of 14.04.1 LTE, I'm now getting incredibly frustrated on the install. I can boot from DVD/USB just fine, but when I ...
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Installation Question

I purchased and installed the14.04 LTS CD on my Dell Latitude D610. Installation appears to have been successful. When booting up, I receive the choice to strike the F1 key to continue, or the F2 ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see harddrives

I am trying to dual boot with windows 7. When I go to install ubuntu after partitioning it doesn't see the hard drive. I have checked fdisk and gparted and it also doesn't show up there. Any ...
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system error for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, It works some of the time. In a 2-hour session the system just closes down and I have to reboot. There is a box that occasionally comes on that asks if I want ...
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Hardware Preventing Install?

So this is basically related to my previous question, of which is still present. I thought I'd dig around and try to find an answer, and have had no luck. History of Issue I have been trying - to ...
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Grub not loading on dual boot widows 7/ Lubuntu 14.04

I installed lubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7. try to reinstall grub and this is the link it generated http://paste.ubuntu.com/8385301/ the only i see is a black screen with aalog input cannot ...
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How to re-install Ubuntu 14.04 with 14.04 CD?

I want to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 (for various reasons) but when I put the CD in it doesn't give me that option. How do I get the option to reinstall? I want to keep my home drive the same. At the ...
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Preseeding 3.16 hardware enablement kernel requires manual update-initramfs

I'm preseeding a 14.04 Trusty install, on a machine which requires a driver fix from the 3.16 kernel, which is the one which goes with 14.10 Utopic. The easiest way to get this kernel is to install ...
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Dual Boot - Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1

Hope you guys doing great. I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my pre-installed windows 8.1. I have disabled FAST boot & Secure boot, but even then the option for "Installing ubuntu alongside ...
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Dell R210 wired network not recognized during Ubuntu 14.04 install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in DELL server R210 and also in R520, and have the same issue, the network interface is not available/recognized during setup. Same servers run perfectly ok Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show up after liveUSB menu

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my Windows 8.1-native laptop. And following various guides I've managed to: Stop FastBoot Stop SecureBoot Partition my drive Yet when I try to boot ...
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Stuck at homescreen after new installation

I have a system with one hdd dedicated to window. I bought a new hdd specifically for ubuntu, a few days back. I created a live usb with ubuntu on it and started the process to install ubuntu on the ...
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Windows 7 installing cd boot helper error

I am trying to install ubuntu from a virtual disc I have mounted in windows 7. It all seems to work fine till the end of the installation ('checking installation files') when it says: "an error ...
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AMD A10-6700 Support?

I cannot get Ubuntu installed on my new ASUS system. How do I find a list of AMD A10-6700 and Asus support issues? Specifically installation problems. Thanks
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation error from wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS via wubi on windows 7 system. after downloading is complete, in the end I am recieving the error. 09-18 15:06 ERROR root: [Errno 13] Permission denied: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Laptop with defect GPU

I am not so experienced with Ubuntu so I have quite some problem to do the following: I would like to install the newest version of Ubuntu on my laptop. I made a bootable Ubuntu USB thumbdrive from ...
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What should I do? Ubuntu 14.04 fails too! [duplicate]

What should I do? Ubuntu 14.04 fails too! Only Ubuntu 12.04.3 gives me some solution, because Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, etc. gives an error.
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How to Start Using Ubuntu

I have already completed installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows. When I try to launch Ubuntu, it's either my screen just shows zigzags or the desktop launches but I cannot do anything on it. It ...
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I'm really confused! [on hold]

Someone please help: So I have a question. I just downloaded Ubuntu for my laptop... Because I dunno If i like it yet... (I am still using windows 8) What's the process for Ubuntu? Do I have to set ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, computer shuts down after I click install, even after factory restore

I've got a four y/o Dell Inspiron 1440. Intel Core2 Duo CPU, 4-gig RAM, 32-bit. Tried a USB install. After the language screen, I tried clicking both install and check disk and, after a brief pause, ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu but internal HDD not present

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu as the primary OS on my new computer from a USB boot. The computer came with an internal 500g HDD which I'm hoping to install onto but whenever I open the ...
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How to perform unattended installations of Ubuntu Desktop?

I know that there is a lot of information about headless and unattended installation of Ubuntu servers. But I need to install the desktop version of Trusty on a lot of machines and I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mini.iso wireless keyboard issue [on hold]

I'd like to install Ubuntu from mini.iso 14.10, but after the boot, the Microsoft wireless keyboard stops to working, exactly at "select a language". Is there a solution?
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ASUS Install Fail

Ubuntu fails to install on my new ASUS desktop model M11BB-B07. It has an ASUS F2A55 M/M11BB/DB motherboard with an AMD A10-6700 3.7G processor. I've tried several levels of 12.04, 12.10 and 14.04 in ...
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Lengthy Install

I am installing Linux Ubuntu 14.4 tonight and it has been installing for almost 3 hours. The spinning wheel is going round and round and the page it is on shows some of the features in Ubuntu. I did ...
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Trying to PXE Install 14.04 with local mirror, but install keeps reaching out to canonical IPs

I have a local mirror setup with apt-mirror, my /etc/apt/mirror.list file is included at the bottom of this post. Even though I have all of the repo's I can think of defined for some reason my VMs ...
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Installing Linux Mint and Xubuntu via terminal [closed]

I'm want to install Linux Mint 17 Qiana XFCE and Xubuntu 14.04 alongside an existing Ubuntu installation. I'm not trying to have a "normal dual-boot" where you select which OS to boot. I want to boot ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

HP offers an official installation menu of the server software for HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 (4 slots for hard disk drives). This menu excludes Ubuntu. The former question How to install Ubuntu ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu Studio on separate internal hard drive

I am wanting to install Ubuntu Studio onto a separate internal hard drive than what my windows 7 is installed on, the part I'm having trouble with is the fact that this drive is not empty, so I'd only ...
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Ubuntu installation on Asus F552EA Notebook

I've been trying all the time to install Ubuntu on my new Asus F552EA laptop. The only problem is: If I want to install it, I always get graphics errors. Please help me. CPU: AMD QUAD CORE A4 - 5000 ...
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How to know whether Ubuntu is installed in Win or next to Win?

How can I figure out how was a Ubuntu operating system installed, i.e., inside Windows or next to Windows, assuming I don't have any knowledge about the time of installation and the process ...
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I can't install ubuntu… it just boots to windows!

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows and it won't work. I go through the installation process and it says to remove installation media and close tray. Then press enter. When I do this the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer won't progress

While running the installer step 3 where you select to download updates while installing and the third party downloads, after i click continue, it is stuck loading and doesn't progress to the next ...
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How can I install Xubuntu 14.04 with wubi?

I have two hdd's, and I want to run xubuntu on one of them and windows 7 on the other. I do not not have a USB thumbdrive unfortunately. Can I use wubi, if not what can I then use?
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Ubuntu installation confusion

I need to know what are the things that are required to successfully install Ubuntu on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 but every forum/site mentions ...