Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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What is the safest way of parsing /etc/network/interfaces (5)?

Context: /etc/network/interfaces holds configuration for network interfaces, in this format. I doubt the format has changed significantly in years. The auto and iface lines are the most commonly ...
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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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Get brcmsmac instead of wl driver on install?

My wireless card, BCM4313, works best with brcmsmac. The only problem is ubiquity installs a proprietary driver that is not nearly as good if I check "Install this third-party software", so I've ...
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Disadvantages of installing ubuntu trough qemu/kvm

Since I am testing iso's a lot and I want to do so on real hardware, but can't stand the install process and the associated waiting time (I only have one machine) I have written a script that installs ...
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14.04: automatic-ubiquity use proxy

i'm using automatic-ubiquity to install some machines. During installation language packages must be downloaded. The problem is, that the machines are behind a proxy. Is there a way to set the proxy ...
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Ubiquity restarts the computer before step 5

I tell ubiquity to install alongside Windows 7 but it does not show step 5 at all, it immediately reboots the computer (shows the shut down splash screen with red dots and reboots).
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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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Error Message “???” in Ubiquity [closed]

I've got ??? error message in Ubiquity at country choices. See screenshot below:
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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

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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Won't progress after clicking 'install now'

I became interested in Linux a few days ago and wanted to give Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop a try. However, I am stuck on this page during installation and it gives me an error after I click 'Install Now'. I ...
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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 ...
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How to install ubuntu to a already encrypted partiton without formatting it in 14.04

Ubuntu killed the alternative installer buuuuuuh!! I am not sure but I think this was possible before with it. As far as I understand it the installer actually recreates a encrypted volume even if ...
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Partitioning 2tb drive with windows 8 on it

I have a 2 Tb HDD and I wanted to partition it about 50 GB for Ubuntu and the rest for Windows 8. But I can't seem to be able to move the slider any less than 100 GB for Ubuntu? PS I have already ...
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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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Does the Replace Windows X with Ubuntu option in the installation setup replace a single partition or the whole drive [duplicate]

In the Ubuntu installation, when the user gets to the part about selecting which method to use to install Ubuntu, the user will find several options like the ones shown below: If the user already ...
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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 ...
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How to customize Ubuntu with extra Ubiquity options for the user?

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 the desktop environment and packages he wants to install. I know the ...
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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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Unsafe swap space detected

So I had a Ubuntu 13.04 installation and I had encrypted my hard drive while I was doing installation. I was playing around and mistakenly deleted all the partitions, now I downloaded lUbuntu 13.10 ...
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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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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.