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Installing problem after boot [duplicate]

I've been tryin to install ubuntu, but had a problem there, after load the boot, when system installer starts to load, just lost the connection with my monitor, like if i had unplugged my VGA cabble ...
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Using Wubi to install directly into a blank partition?

My intention is to shrink my current windows partition to make a new fresh partition into which I can install Ubunutu. I currently don't have access to anything that I could use to create a bootable ...
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Wrong (EN) keymap after fresh install

After a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04.2 you might end up dumped on a login screen that only gives you the "EN" keyboard map to enter your password. Of course, when installing you changed to your own ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu

The last days I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my pc. However I get to the purple selection screen but not further. Without quiet and splash I see, that the installer stops at the PCI. ...
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New install on HP laptop causes to screen flicker

Installed the latest Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64) on my ol' HP using LinuxLive USB Creator and a pendrive. Set the boot options as usual in BIOS to read that first. Install went beautifully. ...
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How to install Ubuntu on more than one machines with same configuration?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit) on about 25 computers, but that place doesn't have internet access, so I have to install a lot of packages in every machine. (Need to install JDK, GNU C++ ...
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Ubuntu in eeepc 1001 PX

I cant install ubuntu. I've try to do it from an usb and straight for a download. But I am not able to do it. Anyone who could help me with the version I need?
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Kernel error when trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1

Why does this kernel error appear when I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1? And what can I do about it? Kernel Offset: 0x0 from 0xffffffff81000000 relocation range....... --[ end ...
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What is safe to do while reinstalling from an almost bricked xubuntu?

Chronological order of events: Flashed, and installed play-Linux distro. see: http://play-linux.com/about; Poorly installed a non hybrid propriety driver: nvidia 349; Manage to install nvidia ...
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how to dual boot windows and Ubuntu, using an MSATA for the new OS (ubuntu)

my situation is as follows. I have a laptop, with windows 8.1 on a 240gb SSD. only 25gb are available. I want to install Linux Ubuntu. my laptop has a 16gb MSATA installed. I want to put Linux ...
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Install Ubuntu in Winbook

Hello I'm trying to install ubuntu in my winbook tw100 but i failed :( What i tried : Booting from usb (ubuntu wubi installer) Booting from external hdd (ubuntu wubi installer) Booting from ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 in a system which has already Ubuntu 13.04 and windows 8 by replacing the previous ubuntu version

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 without upgrading the Ubuntu 13.04. Please suggest whether, it is possible or not.
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What steps in installing openstack on Ubuntu 14.4 LTS

What steps in installing openstack on Ubuntu 14.4 LTS and if there is need for tools or other programs
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Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu install not seeing windows

i want to dualboot Xubuntu (or any other version of ubuntu) with Windows 10 Build 10049. However, when i click the icon or boot to install ubuntu, xubuntu or lubuntu it detects no operating system and ...
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Installing Ubuntu Kodi from USB [on hold]

I'm trying to find out how to install Ubuntu Kodi. I want to install it on an older laptop for my daughter. For this purpose it needs to boot into Kodi, no desktop is really needed; she won't need it ...
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Dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu error, can't install

I'm beginner with Linux, and I want to make Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1, so I've process like on this video. But when I restart my computer (with F12) on USB storage and that I want ...
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Restore Windows Installation [duplicate]

I've got the following problem: I had a ssd (sda) with windows 8 installed. Now I added another ssd (sdb) and installed ubuntu 14.10 on it, but I didn't create a efi partition and installed to sda. So ...
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Why should I install Ubuntu on a not so new computer?

I'm currently reading "The Linux Command" and there is written: Install Linux on a (not so new) computer. It doesn't matter which distribution you choose, though most people today start out with ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade problem

After upgrading to 14.04 L version, I have problems upgrading my system. I cannot figure out the problem by googling. Thank you very much for your help! Here is the error information: Reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02/14.10 stuck on “Prepare to install”

I have try installing both 14.04.02 and 14.10 but the installation stuck here: when I hit on the Continue button. I have try all variants (checked/unchecked Downloading updates while installing and ...
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Desktop freezes after install to hard disk

Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and Ubuntu 14.10 work fine from a DVD, but after installing to the computer's hard drive the desktop freezes about a minute after starting. It even freezes if I am in the terminal ...
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Black background with only text after installing Ubuntu

After finished installing Ubuntu in my notebook, it asked me to reboot my computer. But after that, something like a program with texts and black background appeared and i have waited for a long time ...
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1st install just leaves a background screen!

Just installed Ubuntu for the 1st time (ever!) on a Tosh Satellite L450D laptop - changing from Windows 7. Initial issues with Disk partitions overcome - I did a complete install from CD. Asked me to ...
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Ubuntu installation on a second partition [duplicate]

I have a little problem here. I had 3 partitions; one with Windows 8, one with programs that I use, and another with personal stuff. I've installed Ubuntu on the partition on which I had programs ...
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I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an old laptop in place of Windows 8.1, and now it won't boot

I have an old laptop with a broken screen that I'm trying to set up to stream sports games to my TV with, and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it from USB. I went through the installation and ...
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How do I fox this install? [duplicate]

Today I downloaded the lastest version of Ubuntu on the official website. I burned it to a disc and set my disc player to the top priority on the BIOS boot list. I started it up and it seemed to be ...
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Keyboard not appearing on surface pro 3

The keyboard is not functioning on this surface pro 3. I can move the cursor on the screen and the stylist works.
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Error while installing ubuntu 12.04

Error executing command command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe /set {7eee6e59-19b6-11e3-8538-d76285f2e820} device partition=I: retval=1 stderr=An error has occurred setting the ...
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Couldnot able to install anything

I tried to use sudo apt-get install its not working. So I did ping google.com it gave me ping: unknown host google.com I have net connection and I able to access Internet in browser. How ...
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I can't install ubuntu on my asus s451l

I have a new computer and unfortunately it came with an operating system called windows. I want to install ubuntu on it but I have falied epicly, apparently it has something to do with UEFI. I already ...
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How to install Ubuntu from a network / How to boot a system from a network using grub?

Can Ubuntu be installed on a system which doesn't have any working DVD drive or USB port but it has ethernet port? openSuSE can be installed from network using grub. See this ...
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Installing Ubuntu/ElementaryOS on a 2560x1440 display (X1 Carbon Lenovo) [closed]

I just put a Ubuntu / ElementaryOS 14.04 64bit LTS version on a USB Stick an tried installing it on my X1 Lenovo Carbon 2nd GEN with a High DPI Display. When the install dialogues load up it looks ...
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Fastest/easiest way to install Ubuntu on Windows 8

I'm sorry if this is asked frequently but I have a problem, the computer I'm going to install Ubuntu is not mine and can only keep it for about 4-5 days, however I need Linux for homework. In the ...
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Do I have to download kernel?

I have Ubuntu 14 .. Do I have to download the kernel for this version ? And what kernel version is suitable for that? What is the need for kernel ? What is the function of the kernel in Ubuntu ?
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Ubuntu dual-boot with preinstalled win 8.1 - How to install properly? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install Ubuntu alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1? Would it cause the removal of 8.1? I also heard something about UEFI and secureboot and such things that could cause problems. ...
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There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize buttons

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize button. After the bootup, I can only see the wallpaper. Right click is working.
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Can you install Ubuntu on a creator ci20

I have a Creator CI20 which has Debian 7 wheezy pre-installed on the device. Can I install any version of Ubuntu on it?
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Can't install Ubuntu from my USB stick [duplicate]

I am actually using the 'try ubuntu' option, just because I can't install it on my computer, at least without having to uninstall windows. By the way I am using a USB stick with ubuntu in it. When I ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 on empty disk. Help?

I'm having a problem installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension e510 with a USB flash drive. I changed the boot order so that USB Device is first. I did download the .iso image and copy the files ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04.02 alongside Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

Where can I find the how-to guide to install Ubuntu 14.04.02 alongside Windows 8.1? Because I don't know anything about it. I have a brand new system with a Core i5 processor.
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Error when trying to install Ubuntu using Wubi on windows 7 64 bit [duplicate]

When I try to install Ubuntu using Wubi on Windows 7 64-bit I get an error message reading: Cannot install metalink and therefore iso I don't know what this means I'm fairly new to all this.
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Unable to boot into Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS using the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8" option. Ubuntu boots and works fine but when I try to boot into Windows 8 it freezes into a purple screen. My laptop is ...
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Install Ubuntu on external harddrive

I have a Lenovo desktop with Windows 8.1 Pro installed. The computer has a 64-bit processor (Intel(R) Core (TM) i5-4460) I want to install Ubuntu on an external hard drive with two 465GB partitions. ...
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¿How to install TP-LINK TL-WN722N on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install my TL-WN722N. I'v seen several tutorials on how, but the don't seem to stick... I've seen that it is supported by ubuntu, I "lsub" it and it does ...
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how install a non pakage?

I want to install this software dl.acestream.org/ubuntu/14/acestream_3.0.2_ubuntu_14.04_x86_64.tar.gz after I downloaded and extracting I have a folder with files, how should install it?
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Is there a way to set something up, like a Vagrant, but that installs on computers?

Sort of like modifying the install image for Ubuntu. On my Ubuntu installations, I like to have the same setup, and setting that all up is cumbersome. Stuff like: rvm ruby Gnome 3 Chrome Atom ...
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Being New to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there a linux compatible to old machines? like a 2007/2008 laptop. I picked up a old laptop on a junkyard and decide to install linux with it (Ive installed s ubuntu 11 on it) to try and learn ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on windows7: fsyncing/closing/dev/sda: input/output error. Partitions not detected and keyboard and mouse stop working

I have a Dell XPS 15z (l511z) latptop with windows 7 and I wish to install a dual-boot installation of ubuntu 14.04.2. When booting from USB I get to the live installation and everything seems to ...
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How do I install Ubuntu via USB? [duplicate]

I have laptop with 512MB ram and 80 GB HDD, dual core 2.0GB Hz speed, 32bit earlier i was using W-XP on this once i have tried to install Win7 and it get all problematic. now have tried to install ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 fails to boot in Macbok [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 11.4 in a Macbook 5,2 I get a blinking folder with a question mark at boot. The installation was successful erasing the entire drive, but the computer fails to boot Ubuntu, I ...