Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu 14.04 Live USB installer will not run

I'm currently trying to update from 12.04 to 14.04 with a live USB which I made using the Startup Disk Creator application. However, whenever I boot up with it, it takes several minutes to start up, ...
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Customizing ubiquity

I would like to create changes to the Ubiquity installer, like for example turning off the Try Ubuntu option and so on. I downloaded the source code and I am going through it but it is very hard to ...
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How do I obtain log info from the installer?

I have prepared a PXE-preseed-netinstall configuration for a cluster I am setting up. On all nodes, the install process works perfectly. But I have one node for which the installer freeze when ...
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Ubiquity segfaults every single time (custom distro)

Having recently created a custom distro (Ubuntu 14.04 Server + WindowMaker + some additional boilerplate code) using Remastersys/Relinux (I tried both), I'm now seeking to install it on another ...
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How can I update the text splash before Ubiquity

I am customizing a Kubuntu distribution and I am struggling to change the text splash screen before Ubiquity starts. The screen that says "Kubuntu 13.10" with dots for the progress bar. I understand ...
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How do I continue past the “Where are you?” screen when installing?

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in a Hyper-V virtual machine. However, I can't press the continue button when I get to the "Where are you?" screen. How do I solve this problem?
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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Splash screen before Ubiquity install

I am using the Ubuntu Customization Kit to build a customized linux distro. I am attempting to change the splash screen that appears before the Ubiquity Installer in Lubuntu 13.10. I have been able to ...
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How to customize Ubuntu installation with extra steps?

I'm working on a Ubuntu based distro with some custom packages, I want to insert a step in which I give the user ability to select certain options. I know the installer is Ubiquity (derivative od d-i) ...
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Why do I have so many options in install? What do I pick?

I have a windows 8 desktop and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. In my computer on windows I see two drives (C: for windows and D: empty) When I try to install Ubuntu, there's a big list of options of ...
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“Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10” is greyed out

I booted from a Live USB, however when trying to upgrade the upgrade option is greyed out. Additionally, the installer reports that there is no internet (asked here). How can this be fixed?
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Ubuntu installer says no internet, even though I do have internet

I'm trying to upgrade my current Ubuntu 13.04 installation to 13.10 by using a Live USB. First, when trying to do the upgrade, the "upgrade to 13.10" button was greyed out. To fix that, I need ...
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My approach for replacing current Ubuntu with newer

I'm working on Ubuntu 13.04 currently. I want to replace it with Ubuntu 13.10. For the same, please approve whether my approach mentioned below is right! I have created a bootable usb stick having ...
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Does choosing the “Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu” delete my drive data? [duplicate]

Quote from here: Install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS | Ubuntu Allocate drive space Use the checkboxes to choose whether you'd like to Install Ubuntu alongside another operating system, delete your ...
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Cannot install ubuntu,cannot see partition [duplicate]

I am having a strange problem(strange for me).I am trying to install Ubuntu On my Lenovo u310.It has a built in 32gb ssd card. I can see my partitions and both hard disks in Gparted but when I try to ...
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Third Party Software was not Installed

I did a fresh install of UbuntuGNOME 13.10. During the installation, I had checked both the options for downloading updates and installing third-party softwares. But it seems that third-party ...
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“??? ???” Error message in ubiquity, before partitioning [closed]

I can't install Ubuntu, any version gone wrong. Here's a pic. Some help? Edit, I put the system in english, the windows with ??? ??? appears again, and then this appear, Edit 2, Third try,
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additional drivers not showing up when syslinux.cfg is used to boot livecd straight to desktop

I have created a custom LiveCD of Ubuntu 12.04.3 32bit using UCK. I created a bootable USB using Startup Disk Creator and I am able to detect and install additional drivers without a problem when a ...
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Which files should I look at when changing Ubiquity?

I've been thinking about changing the Qt version of Ubiquity to make it easier to use ("easier" in this case meaning not to bring the user to a partition manager when choosing a dual boot option). ...
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/dev/sda is not an option when installing on new laptop

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 onto a laptop that I just purchased, but when I get the point of partitioning the disk, the only disk that shows up as an option is the Flash drive that has the ...
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Want to Install Ubuntu over Linux Mint

I have a dual boot computer with both Linux Mint and Windows 7 on it. I want to run ubuntu instead of linux mint. How do I get rid of Linux Mint and still keep Windows 7 without damage to grub also.
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Hard drive not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04 install

I don't know how to fix it the computer has no hard drive.I'm trying to install Ubuntu for the computer onto my external hard drive and none of the buttons are working. Please help.
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Cannot install ubuntu on HP 2000 laptop?

For the last few days, I have been trying, Googling and failing to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my HP 2000 laptop. I think I may have finally succeeding in installing it, but upon restarting, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer S7 doesn't detect operating system and then gives “??? ???” error [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB drive onto an Acer S7 alongside an existing Windows 8 partition. I've set aside a 30GB partition for the Ubuntu installation. When I run the ...
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Installing Ubuntu desktop cd 12.04.3-32bit without installing Grub

I want to install Ubuntu desktop 12.04.3-32bit without installing grub.i have googled for the same and found (Installing Ubuntu 12.04 without installing Grub) ,tried the same like below but it does ...
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How do I encrypt my drive during installation?

How do I encrypt my drive on ubuntu? I was told that during the installation there would be an option to encrypt my drive, this was never offered.
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Ubuntu 13.10 live cd does not work

I have a laptop with switchable AMD graphics card(Both are AMD). I tried to install ubuntu through the live session but whenever i click try ubuntu, the low graphics card prompt appears. After giving ...
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Ubuntu does not offers me “install alongside Windows” [duplicate]

Any of the partitions makes in Windows was not recognised by Ubuntu, or Zorin OS, or LinuxMint. It's like a blank hard disc, 250 gb free. I'm a new Linux user, but what confuses me is that I was able ...
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Ubiquity can't detect my main hard disk with WIndows 8 installed

I'm running Ubuntu Live to see if it functions well along side of Win 8.1. For some reason the main drive is invisible to Ubuntu. That is, a 500 GB drive shows at the Launcher but reflects 0 bytes, ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in ubiquity for Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to dual-boot a laptop with Win8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10. I can get it to boot to the live USB easily, but on the part in ubiquity where you select what to do with existing OS's, it does not ...
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13.10 and 12.04 discs say I have no Windows 7 on my hard drive

I installed windows 7 on my new motherboard on a PC I built, and when I put in a Ubuntu disc it tells me I have no operating systems installed when I do. I didn't encounter this problem on my laptop ...
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Can I leave GParted on a system after installation?

Is it possible to leave Gparted on the system after installation, seeing as it is already on the LiveUSB? As a related question, why is it removed from the final system in the first place?
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Why doesn't the ubiquity installer offer me to install ubuntu alongside other linux distros?

We've got an Asus X501A laptop (dec 2012) which has this UEFI thing. If I boot from an USB it only offers me to wipe the entire hard disc and install the new distro, or manual partitioning which I ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 lts. No option for Windows 7, already multiple OS?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB flash drive. I went into BIOS and changed the boot order to prioritizing USB, just to try it out Live. Afterwards, I decided to take the plunge and install Ubuntu as a ...
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Ubiquity wants to force EN language during installation

I'm struggling with Ubiquity for a customized live-cd based on Ubuntu and Xfce. Here's the thing : I removed all languages except FR (french) from the iso, everything works perfectly if I make an ...
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installing Ubuntu12.4 desktop 64 bit [closed]

While installing Ubuntu12.4 desktop on VMWARE, the installation hungs st the stage when it is 'reticulating splines'. Fixed It was not a problem. It had finished installing it just looks like it is ...
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Error in Video mode while installing Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have an Intel Pentium 3 (550 MHz), 256 MB RAM, and a 40 GB hard disk. I am trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 but after choosing language I got error of video mode and if I select any video mode I got ...
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Ubuntu will not install alongside Windows - No Option

I have a HP dv6 stock laptop. I had 12.04 installed and all went well with Wubi and I loved it. I updated to 13.04, but it created WiFi issues and I was advised to complete a fresh install which I ...
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oem-config + sssd = pam problem when trying to create user

I am trying to create an enterprise image for my organization using xubuntu 13.04 i386 using oem-config. I use sssd to authenticate my linux clients against eDirectory. I found that when pam is ...
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Installer says no Operative System Found

I try to install Bbuntu with Usb and bootloader when I come to the step partition. There don't pop up any partition in that menu. Only that error pops up. The computer I try to install ubuntu on is a ...
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How can i build Ubiquity 2.14.8 from source?

when i try dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot , i always get this : IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/inferno/.cache/g-ir-scanner/0c8dcaa7ab6bbaf96e9cb2e0f57c58bef57fb3ac' make[4]: *** ...
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How to install Ubiquity into a Live CD installation image?

I am trying a create a small Ubuntu installation ISO image. I am using a tool called Ubuntu-Builder. To make the final ISO as small as possible, I have decided to use Ubuntu Mini Remix. It is a small ...
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Installing Ubuntu on formated hard drive

I am currently using Windows XP and I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows using live CD. But every time I started the installation, Ubiquity would freeze on 'install alongside' screen. I have 2 ...
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If I chose “Replace Windows with Ubuntu”, do I lose the other partition too?

I am a newbie in linux. I wanted to install ubuntu to my desktop. I currently have two partitions, Windows 8 in installed on one, and i have some important files in another partition. While installing ...
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ubiquity doesn't appear welcome screen when booting in my custom live cd

I tried custom ubuntu 12:04, and when booting "welcome screen" does not appear. how to fix it? http://imageshack.us/a/img526/6687/d9m38bd276cvt72tdcb.png
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Manual LVM encryption setup with Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying hard to get ubiquity works. The thing is that I want to setup Ubuntu 13.04 on a full encrypted LVM aside a Windows installation. So I can't use the default option of full disk encryption. ...
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Offline upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using the installation disk

I'm currently in the process of writing an upgrade guide for the French-speaking community, and I'm having some problems doing an offline upgrade. What I'm trying to do is to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to select English (US) keyboard layout when preseeding with Ubiquity

I am attempting to automate an install of the Ubuntu 12.10 LiveCD (on a USB). The Installer will do everything except automatically pick a keyboard layout. Below is the portion of my preseed3.cfg that ...
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Ubiquity doesn't find my partitions

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 and make a dual-boot scheme with Windows 8. I'm following these instructions. But the installer doesn't list the partitions (it even shows that dialog to choose ...
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“No root file system is defined error” when installing [duplicate]

i tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with CD but it is not detecting my Windows Installation (Windows XP SP2) and I don't want to do partioning manually. I then tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi. ...