Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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Installation just crashes with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on my XPS 13, and every time after entering the user details (username, password, computer name, ...), the installer just closes. No error message, nothing. ...
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Why does Ubuntu's full disk encryption require no time?

As far as I understand, the "Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security" option in the Ubuntu installer is meant to provide full disk encryption. However, when using that option, it seems like ...
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Ubiquity mounts wrong ESP during install

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 onto an external HDD (sdb). My computer also has an internal Windows 10 HDD (sda). When at the partitioning stage, I chose for the boot loader to be installed onto the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 desktop won't start after preseed automated installation

My ubuntu xenial doesn't want to start. Here what I see right after the BIOS: All preseed that I have tried: From help ubuntu I've tried to install with those preseeds with some different intel ...
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Why do I get 'This computer name is already in use on this network' prompt?

I was installing 16.04 Desktop on a HP laptop yesterday, and when it came time to enter my name, username etc, most suggestions I had for the computer name generated a warning that 'This computer name ...
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How to get past Welcome (language) screen when automating install?

I have a working PXE boot, and can successfully install the 16.04 Desktop via PXE and NFS. Now I'm trying to automate the PXE install, and I can't get past the installation's "Welcome" screen that ...
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Ubiquity Do not create users

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me Maybe my live user is ...
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Ubiquity not create user

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user :/ I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me ;/ Maybe my live user is ...
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“ubiquity crashed with indexError in free_space(); list out of range” when installing ubuntu 16.04

During ubuntu 16.04 installation, after selecting language and continue, it stop and give me some problem. and this is the screenshot please help
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Installer hangs, Ubiquity error

I have an HP Ultrabook 4 that currently contains some version of Windows (I think Windows 8), and I'm trying to completely replace it with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have a bootable USB stick that runs fine ...
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Recovering an Encrypted Home Partition Overwritten by LUKS

After aborting a recent installation attempt of Ubuntu 16.04 (which I've since installed without a separate home partition), I discovered that my existing encrypted home partition is no longer ...
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How to use early_command with ubiquity

I am trying to do some automatic installation and I need to run some commands as early as possible. So I modified my USB Installation medium (Ubuntu 16.04) and added: menuentry "Install automatically"...
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Ubuntu 16.04 failed clean install on new hard drive

I'm attempting a clean install on a new hd on Dell XPS 8900 i7-6700, but installation fails at "Preparing to install Ubuntu" with an error message "ubipartman failed with exit code 10". I can boot ...
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Error in 16.04 installation, stoped selecting time zone

Installing 16.04 release the proccess stops selecting time zone with this error: ubiquity crashed with AttributeError in geoname_add_tzdb() How can I skip this error?
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ubiquity - How can I configure my WIFI in automatic installation

I have an automatic ubuntu 15.10 installation up and running on my USB stick. It works fine so far, my preseed file is read from the usb medium and everything is installed without pressing any key. ...
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How can I change the text Ubiquity?

I am developing my own Ubuntu-based distribution and I am stuck with the customization of Ubiquity. I would like to change the text that prompts the user at welcome screen and at the user information ...
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ubiquity preseed prompting user after default set

With the alternate (non-ubiquity) installer, I can set an IP address with d-i netcfg/get_ipaddress string 192.168.1.1 and then prompt the user to optionally change it with d-i netcfg/get_ipaddress ...
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What packages does Ubiquity require?

I have a full Ubuntu installation on a portable USB stick. It is not the Live-CD, but a regular desktop that I have to log into. I want to be able to use it to install Ubuntu on machines, but Ubiquity ...
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install ubuntu on a loop device?

I used grub2 to boot ubuntu iso file from my hard disk (without burning it to a dvd or a flash drive) but I don't want to install ubuntu to a partition on my hard disk, instead I want to install it to ...
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Does Ubiquity align partitions to MiB?

In gparted I can choose to align to MiB, which is good for e.g. SSD, but how does Ubiquity align partitions, when you e.g. partition manually there?
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Using ubiquity for the Full disk encrypted install to disk on /dev/sdb instead of /dev/sda

Last week I got a brand new Dell M3800 for work with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. However, since the company has a disk encryption policy I needed to reinstall Ubuntu with encryption enabled. However ...
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What is the “Install this third-party software” box in the installer and what third-party software is installed?

When installing Ubuntu it always has this box which says Install this third-party software, but I am wondering exactly which third-party software and where it is installing it from. I can see the ...
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installation stuck when choosing installation type [duplicate]

I have an HP ENVY 15-j000 CTO Quad Edition, Windows 10: 1 TB HDD + 128 GB SSD, part of the SSD is used for Intel RST. I divided a 20 GB disk for Ubuntu. I used a USB disk and followed the process of ...
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Xubuntu Core - Preseed issue

I am just trying to create automatic installation of Xubuntu core. Downloaded from here https://unit193.net/xubuntu/core/ This is how my txt.cfg looks like: default live-install label live-install ...
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How to customize ubiquity and include it in a ubuntu remix

Hi i recently installed Ubuntu and customized it to the OS of my needs and using the linux live scripts from the http://www.linux-live.org/ website i created my own version of linux distro off my ...
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Windows 10/Ubuntu Dual Boot (Ubuntu unable to detect existing OS)

So I got a used Laptop a month ago an planned to set it up for my own use. I wanted to set up Windows 10 and Ubuntu on it but have not been able to do so. I would be mention below what I have tried so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install stuck at Preparing to install

I am trying to install uUbuntu 14.04 in my Dell N5110 laptop. While installing the installer gets stuck at Preparing to install screen. When I checked syslog for errors the following came up: Sep 25 ...
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Cannot install ubuntu 14.04.3 on a dell inspiron 14z

I am new to this community and new to Ubuntu. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my Dell inspiron 14z (2013 model) with intel i3 processor. I do not see any disk partition in the disk partition ...
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Adding language to Ubiquity

Can't get to work ubiquity as I want. It's like no other locale exists. I switch to spanish and nothing changes. If I hit 'Try', it loads the live in spanish, but if I hit Install, the installer is in ...
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Why is it safer to be plugged in during installation?

I've just been wondering because I see this on ubiquity and want to know how this is better during the installation of Ubuntu.
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Bad Archive when installing Ubuntu over PXE - it's looking for the Release file I do not host

I am trying to get Ubuntu 14.04 installed over PXE. I can get the machine to boot from network OK, the network initializes itself OK, but then I get a "BAD ARCHIVE" error and am prompted for a new ...
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Can't install Ubuntu in VMware

I downloaded an Ubuntu iso image file from the official Ubuntu website. I am running VMware in a Windows OS that has not been activated. I tried to install it in VMware but failed. I kept getting an ...
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Ubuntu Server for Pakistan

I am from Pakistan and have installed ubuntu fresh copy and deleted the previous one. Now in the ubiquity installer I set my location to Pakistan and the server was set to .pk server of ubuntu by the ...
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14.04.1 installer Ubiquity crashes upon installation attempt on probook 6545b

I have an image of 14.04.1 on a usb stick which I tried to install on an old HP probook 6545b. It boots and runs fine, however when clicking the install button, nothing happens. Also, when trying to ...
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How Are Ubiquity (Installer) Steps Customized On 14.04?

I'm trying to edit the Ubiquity installer on Ubuntu 14.04, but failing miserably. For example, I'd like to have "Download Updates" and "Install 3rd Party Software" automatically checked. Editing the ....
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missing driver during installation / mmc_block / mmcblk

Just like "Install to Intel NUC with onBoard 4GB eMMC": I try to install Ubuntu Server 14.10 AMD64 on a notebook containing no hard drives (even SSD) but just an (e)MM-Card. Windows works fine with ...
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How to Install Ubuntu 14.04 with RAID 1 using desktop installer?

Many people claim that it is impossible to install Ubuntu onto RAID 1 with the Desktop CD. Is this really true? If not, how can it be done?
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Ubuntu 14.04 not installing, popup error ??? at “where are you?” [closed]

I'm having an issue trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. When booting up the CD, I select "Install Ubuntu" which is fine, however the problem occurs each time I arrive at the "where are you?" screen when ...
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Select mirror during installation from live mode

Without customising the Ubuntu live image, is it possible to select a mirror during installation? If not, what are the options available? I can think of customising the image, or somehow using ...
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Ubiquity appears to hang installing dual boot OSX

I am trying to dual-boot OSX (10.9 Mavericks) and Ubuntu 14.04, and the Ubiquity installer has apparently hung for the last 20 minutes. I resized my OSX partition using Disk Utility in OSX, and made ...
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How far is my partition resize?

I'm in the process of installing Xubuntu, and it has been resizing the Windows XP Fat32 partition for a few hours. Is there any way to find out how far it is, or if it is even still partitioning, or ...
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how fix the issue that so that ubi-usersetup crash doesn't happen when I try to install ubuntu

Whenever I try to install ubuntu 14.04 lts I get a message saying: ubi-usersetupcrash ubi-usersetup failed with exit code 10. Further information may be found in var/log/syslog What do I ...
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Installation not giving option to install along side Windows 8?

I'm trying to install (from DVD) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop computer along side Windows 8.1. I am never given the option to do so. I never get this screen:
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Install Kubuntu with btrfs

I don't have much space on the hard drive, so I was considering using btrfs for my hard drive. I'm aware that btrfs is not stable yet, but I'm interested in installing Kubuntu with it anyway. How can ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu (Compiz Unresponsive I believe)

Heyoh, little bit of a linux veteran but I've never run into this before. I just got a new Desktop PC and it has Windows 7 on it. I'm looking to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 on this set up but I keep ...
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How to specify root for installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu. My system have pre-installed Windows 8. I made USB bootable and then I booted into Ubuntu from there and I am in TRY Ubuntu mode now, I am having a problem in installing ...
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In the partitioning step, when selecting “installing alongside” I'm redirected to Windows

At first I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from the website. I have the iso format downloaded. The next thing I did was to write it in a DVD. Then took it for the process of installation from boot CD. It ...
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Preseed Ubuntu installation with full disk encryption

I am trying to set up Ubuntu full disk encryption using preseeding. I was able to set things up correctly following the preseed file presented here. But I do not want to provide the default password ...
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Very misleading install options for installing alongside Windows [closed]

My laptop came installed with wiwndows 8 in UEFI boot. I had installed Debian (in legacy boot mode) a while back. It all worked fine except for the need to switch boot modes every time I changed my ...
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Will “Eliminate ubuntu and re-install it” eliminate all my personal information?

I had Ubuntu 13. 10, but recently I upgraded it to 14. 04 (manualy), compiz started to giving me a lot of problems, now I want to re-install 14. 04, as you know there are many types for installation ...