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How do I install 14.04 using btrfs without partitioning my storage devices?

I want to install Kubuntu 14.04 on a system with 3 internal drives. I want to explore the advanced features of btrfs. My internal drives are: 60GB SSD 1TB hybrid drive [1] 2TB HDD First question: ...
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Laptop not booting from bootable dvd

My laptop (hp pavillion dv6000) x32 has recently been configured with ubuntu 14.10. All was working fine (since I installed ubuntu through a dvd) untill I did an update and rebooted. My resolution has ...
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How to install ubuntu on hundreds or thousands of servers?

This is just a question out of curiosity, but I would like to know how can you install ubuntu on hundreds/thousands of machines at the same time? Say I have 100 computer that come with no OS how can ...
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Does installing from a persistent liveUSB also copy tools and files downloaded by user?

I have been using ubuntu 14.10 from a persistent liveUSB on my laptop (that is running windows) for the past one week, and have installed some tools and saved some files on the USB. Now, I have a new ...
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EFI boot Ubuntu 14.04 on a Mac without rEFInd

I wish to completely remove OS X from my Mac and single install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Although I wish to use the newer EFI boot method instead of the legacy BIOS boot, I do not want to use rEFInd or any ...
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Share LAMP between two Ubuntu installations in same drive

Two different Ubuntu installations in same GPT drive. Say Ubuntu 14.10 in /dev/sda3 and Kubuntu 14.10 in /dev/sda4. I'm running LAMP in both. Is there any way of sharing LAMP binaries between both ...
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Ubuntu i386 installed with bad DDR2 2GB memory card

After great trial and error, I was able to successfully install the Desktop version of Ubuntu 14.10 i386 on my PC, which is an old DELL Pentium 4 OptiPlex 210L. It was a case where an installation ...
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Desktop notworking after login [on hold]

I have installed both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of 14.04 LTS and 14.10 in a VMware Workstation 11 virtual machine. In all cases after I login parts of the desktop turn black and eventually the ...
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Screen Garbled When Trying To Install

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm trying to install on an HP TouchSmart 320 PC with an integrated AMD Radeon HD 6410 gpu. First I get a purple screen with Ubuntu in the middle but then it goes ...
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Root file system not defined

I have an existing Windows 8.1 installation with 4 partitions in it. I want to install Ubuntu on the fourth partition which has a 300GB space. When I try to install from the usb, it gives option of ...
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Manipulating the installer dialog when running a kickstart/preseed install

When you run an unattended install, various information flashes by about the packages being installed, and otherwise what the installer is doing. Installing this package, configuring this, setting up ...
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Ubuntu stuck on installer

I've just got a new Acer laptop with Windows 8.1, 1TB storage and 4GB RAM. I've downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and used a USB as the boot option. Before this, I partitioned my HDD into a ...
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Terminal server on 12.04 and 14.04 [on hold]

Does Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 versions come with Terminal server? How can I install Terminal server in this versions? I tried to look at Ubuntu software center and did not find anything there. ...
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How do I set up necessary partitions when booting from hardrive? [on hold]

Here's my issue. The laptop I just bought comes pre-loaded with Zorin OS while im looking to install Elementary os.I need to repartition harddrive I have iso installed on Here are the steps I took. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation - hide ssd builtin disk

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 in my main disk (sda). The laptop (acer aspire s3) comes with a built-in (soldered! :_() 20GB ssd which appears to be broken, it spits I/O errors in both GParted and ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not recognize the hard drive on PowerEdge 2950 with SAS6 iR

I have a power edge 2950 with SAS6 iR without PERC and one single hard disk, the SAS controller is active on BIOS but when I try to install ubuntu server 14.04 it shows: One or more drives containing ...
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Why do I get a black/purple screen when booting on a brand new PC build?

So I am quite new to Linux/Ubuntu, and while searching for parts and building my new PC myself, i decided i wanted to cut some costs by installing Linux instead of Windows. I have the PC all put ...
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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how to Installing

I am currently running windows 7 32bit and want to replace with ubuntu, how would one go about doing so (not that tecie so a step by step would be nice)? also could I revert back if needed?(on a ...
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Where can I find a minimal installation CD for Lubuntu 11.10? [on hold]

I would like to install Lubuntu on my Acer Aspire 1310 laptop. I have done a little bit of research and it looks like the newest version which runs on such old laptop is Lubuntu 11.10 and the only way ...
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Ubuntu install on acer aspire 551 [duplicate]

When trying to install ubuntu from a usb and disc on the laptop, the command line underneath the options spams ^[[A about 100 times before showing the ubuntu logo flashing on the screen. It will not ...
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installation ubuntu 14.04 on win Xp professional 32 bit [duplicate]

I have an old Win XP Professional 32-bit machine. Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2,4 GHz and 1,25GB RAM. When I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 from DVD I get this message: This kernel required an x86-64CPU, but ...
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How can I install .Net framework 3.5 in Ubuntu 14.10? [on hold]

I am unable to install .Net framework 3.5 in Ubuntu 14.10. I used Wine 1.6/1.7, but it did not install. I want to use Bijoy 52 Windows software, which requires .Net framework.
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No usb, network and recognized vga after 14.04 installation

First I'd like to point out, I found some similar questions for my issu, but I cannot comment on them due to restrictions, so I had to create a new one. I've returned to try ubuntu after several ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 after downloading [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 but i cant install it because I cant find the run option. I can only find open as ISO viewer, mount as virtual drive and new disc image
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my Windows partition [duplicate]

I have a windows machine with which I want to explore ubuntu. I downloaded and put it on a disk OK. I fixed my boot order and booted into ubuntu. Right there on the screen it asked me if I wanted to ...
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Reinstall with full-disk encryption

I'm looking to reinstall ubuntu (actually, switch from ubuntu to xubuntu) and currently have full disk encryption enabled. I downloaded xubuntu to a USB and booted of it; when going through the ...
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Mustang dev board Ubuntu installation

We got a Mustang development board (applied micro) and Im trying to install Ubuntu on it based on this page instruction: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/Server/Install/Mustang I've did everything ...
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I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu. The disk loads up fine , I click install go through 3-4 steps it asks me if I want to install Ubuntu alongside my windows I say yes. Then an error come which looks like: ...
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Unload Ubuntu from PC [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu to my PC and at age 76 I find it a little too advanced for me. I cannot find a way to unload it from my PC, can anybody help please?
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How do you partition when installing ubuntu 14.04 as sole OS? [duplicate]

I have a 2008 notebook, Acer Aspire 4930, with 250 GB HDD and 2 GB RAM. I'm planning to use all the HDD for installing Ubuntu as a single OS in my notebook, but I don't understand how much should I ...
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New to Ubuntu need help with motherboard compatibility

I am very new to the Linux world and have started building my first computer. I am curious about some compatibility issues I have been coming across. I have been reading contradictory explanations ...
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Problem to replace Windows 8 by Kubuntu on Acer aspire

Help me please! I just bought a laptop Acer aspire V11 (500 GB hardrive, 4GB RAM) from a store obviously with Windows 8 installed on it As I'm mainly using Kubuntu i wanted to replace Windows by ...
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No mountable file systems on Macbook Pro

Downloaded 14.10 to install on a Macbook Pro. Then I get a message ubuntu-14.10-desktop. no mountable file systems
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Error installing ubuntu [Errno 30]

I try to install ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in my laptop, but an error ocurred all the time. Sometimes it is Errno 5 and others Errno 30, but the message is almost the same: This is often due to a faulty ...
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Fresh Install of 14.04.1 LTS No Display

I am very, very new to Linux in general. Always wondered, finally decided to give it a go. I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (most current on the site), which installed with no hiccups. ...
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When I start my computer up i cant see my BIOS its either to fast or somethings wrong any soulutions? [closed]

I start my computer up like normal,oh and btw im trying to install windows 7, but i dont see the screen that says "push f8 to enter BIOS" Could this be Ubuntu causing this because before i installed ...
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Ubuntu installation does not start, windows boots first

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 multimedia laptop with a Windows Vista installation that I don't want. All I want to do is to install Ubuntu 10.04 and get rid of windows. The BIOS boot order is set for the ...
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How portable is Ubuntu

If I take the hard drive out of the existing pc and install it in the newer one will it boot up okay? Will it automatically detect and load the drivers for the new hardware?
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Insallation Of Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to ask, how to install this version of Ubuntu (14.04) in my HP Pavillion 14 Laptop which comes with Windows 8. I want to make it dual boot. My boot type us UEFI and my CPU is intel Core i5 ...
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Installation Problem on Gigabyte H87 D3H

When I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 on the abovementioned system, it turns the monitor off at an early time. Is there a solution?
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Issues with installing latest version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm trying to install it on a HP Pavilion 524g that is running Windoes XP right now, however it's just stuck at this purplish screen and hasn't asked me to do anything. Could it be a disc error or ...
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Disk image difficulties for old macbook

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a single boot on a pretty old macbook (circa late 2006). I downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and DD'd it to a flash drive, but my old macbook wouldn't ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at partition menu

Hello guys I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my ssd with windows 7 64 installed. I had already reserved 40gb free space for it in advance. I tried to install both 14.04.1 and 12.04 with no success. ...
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boot errors after install failure 14.04

Trying to install single boot 14.04 on an Acer Aspire S7 from live USB; the install crashed and now I'm not able to boot. I've disabled UEFI (to "legacy"), but still not able to install from the ...
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ubuntu wont boot after install

ive just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba satellite c50 b and the boot64.efi was missing in the efi boot folder . I loaded Linux live and tried to copy and paste it onto my hard disk but Im not given ...
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As below specs Linux OS can be Install? all driveres will be availabel releted to hardware? [duplicate]

OS Operating system FreeDOS Processor Processor Intel® Core™ i5-4210U with Intel HD Graphics 4400 (1.7 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores) MEMORY Memory, standard 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM (1 x 4 GB) ...
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foxpro on ubuntu trusty

How can I (or is even possible to) run Visual FoxPro 6 on Ubuntu 14.04? Please provide detailed installation instructions as I'm new to Ubuntu.
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My Ubuntu Server is missing some basic stuff ie: apt-get man ect

I recently installed ubuntu server on a old dell xps. I was tring to install some drivers off a cd for a usb dongle but I noticed that the cd said it was blank. The cd is a mini or half sized cd. the ...
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Mac install problems - stalls during boot

I'm trying to install v 14.04.1 LTS on my Mac - it's the first time I have installed Ubuntu so I am being a bit cautious. I created a USB installer and managed to boot OK and reached the install ...