Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
192 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
14k views

How do I partition a drive so that the data is separate from the operating system?

I'm planing to install ubuntu 12.10 in a dell inspiron 17 laptop as the unique operating system. I would like to know how to partition the drive in order to have my data separate from the operating ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

“Apt configuration problem. An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from the CD failed” [closed]

I am trying to load v11.04 onto my HP desktop hard drive using a USB drive. I used the same USB drive to load the system on my Dell netbook and it loaded successfully. But trying to load on the ...
1
vote
0answers
233 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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). ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
54 views

/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 ...
0
votes
1answer
299 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
271 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
220 views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
189 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Why can't 12.04 installer see one of my hard drives

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit from a USB pen drive. I have two drives, a WD Caviar Black and a Samsung SPC250. At the "installation type" stage, it only sees my Samsung and the USB pen ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

How to fix `ubi-timezone failed with exit code 1` error?

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.10 on a Fujitsu Lifebook C-2220 (Pentium 4 - 2.40GHz, 215MB ram). I'm installing from a USB drive. I reach the "Where are you?" page, click continue, and get the ...
2
votes
1answer
816 views

Create a distro with relinux

I want to create a distro from ubuntu 12.04(with relinux) My problems: I want to remove and change these parts How to change ubuntu name and logo in Details (system setting-->Details) How do ...
0
votes
3answers
537 views

No option to Shutdown when running from Live CD

After installation it asks me to restart or continue using live system and im going to use live system but afer wards i can't shut down my computer there is only restart or hibernate available. I ...
1
vote
0answers
300 views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
23k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Hangs at 'Preparing to Install Ubuntu' [closed]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 i386 Desktop ISO both via HTTP & Torrent Download. I have attempted the install via CD & Bootable USB (created using YUMI from Pendrive Linux), each using a ...
0
votes
1answer
844 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

“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. ...
1
vote
1answer
247 views

Use LUKS and LVM on install to external drive

So I have a laptop running Backtrack 5 R3 using LUKS and LVM, manually configured, and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 to a USB 3 external drive and use LUKS and LVM on that as well, but I can't ...
2
votes
2answers
963 views

Ubiquity installer hangs after “Prepearing to install…”

I have tried this on a brand new latest Xubuntu disk, and then on an old regular Ubuntu 10.10 disk. Both result in the same thing (and I would prefer to use Xubuntu, if possible.) I have tried ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I resize partitions using the simple installation wizard (installing a second Ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I'm running 11.10 and installing 12.04 LTS Beta 1 off a DVD. Using the installation wizard, I picked "Install 12.04 LTS alongside 11.10". I am presented with a slider with approx 240GB on the left ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Boot from Live CD, then install from USB stick? (because CDROM drive extremely slow/faulty)

I am trying to install Xubuntu on an old PC with: A USB port that can't boot, but otherwise works fine. A CDROM drive that can boot, but is extremely slow and fails often. I created a USB stick ...
1
vote
0answers
210 views

Laptop shuts down when press install now on installation of Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop along with Windows (32-bit, off a bootable USB). When I click "Continue" to install alongside of 7, the laptop shuts down and then boots back into ...
1
vote
0answers
298 views

Error in mid-installation of Ubuntu. [closed]

I get an error message saying: Sorry, Ubuntu 12.10 has experienced an internal error. When clicking on details, it shows: Executable path: /usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Install 12.10 to an external USB hard drive automatically mounted at /cdrom

how can I install Ubuntu 12.10 to an external USB HDD? On the disc partitioning screen of the installer there is only /dev/sda showing up in the list. However in a terminal window I can see /dev/sdb ...
2
votes
1answer
485 views

Can't install Ubuntu with Windows 7

In spanish: Hola. Estoy teniendo problemas para instalar Ubuntu 10.04 de 32 bits en una pc que tiene Windows 7 Ultimate preinstalado de 64 bits. Puntualmente el problema es que al insertar el cd de ...
1
vote
1answer
412 views

ubiquity automatic install stops at keyboard layout chooser

I am trying to automate 12.04.1 64bit installation using ubiquity & preseed on a desktop live CD. It almost works fine. I edited the txt.cfg and added label unattended menu label ^Unattended ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

12.04 stuck during installation “Processing triggers for update-notifier-common”

Everything is working fine till the end on installation where Ubuntu stuck on ubuntu ubiquity: Processing triggers for update-notifier-common. Waited for more than 10 minutes and nothing, It stuck ...
0
votes
2answers
401 views

Where does webcam stores clicked images?

I clicked a picture from my webcam while installing ubuntu. I can see that picture when I am being prompted for a password. I want that picture of mine. So my question is, where can i find the ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to install Edubuntu on a system with low memory (256 Mb)?

I'm preparing an old system with 256 Mb RAM to send it to some children. It doesn't have Ethernet controller and there are no Internet access at the destination. I've chosen Edubuntu for obvious ...
2
votes
1answer
999 views

Ubuntu 12.04 DVD images and debian-installer

The Ubuntu 12.04.1 (Precise) Desktop DVD image for the i386 architecture does not seem to include debian-installer, the alternative text-mode installation option. Why so? In 10.04 (Lucid) the DVD used ...
1
vote
1answer
880 views

How to debug Ubuntu's booting errors?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 beta1 iso and have been trying to boot from it using a UBS stick. But every time I try to boot it freezes and all I can see is the Ubuntu logo, which gives no idea about the ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Provide driver on removable media during installation?

During installation if the installer is unable to detect any disks it will present you a list of all the available drivers to select or you can select none of these. Once you select that it gives you ...
0
votes
1answer
312 views

Ubuntu CD Installer crashes with “erron5 input/output error”

I had 12.04 installed on a Satellite l635. I wanted to start over with a fresh install because I had experimented with a bunch of different things, and computer was getting glitchy and random freezes. ...
6
votes
1answer
296 views

Ubiquity frontend installer for Unity

I want to place an installer on my Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD, but now I'm confused. There are only 2 ubiquity-frontend packages: ubiquity-frontend-gtk ubiquity-frontend-kde But not one for Unity. Is it ...
3
votes
0answers
324 views

Ubiqity Preseed, to have aligned partitions on disk [closed]

I tried to use the expert_reciepe to have aligned partitions on a High capacity disk with 4096b block size. ubiquity partman/alignment select optimal ubiquity partman-auto/disk string /dev/sdb ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

How do I customize Wubi (like a LiveCD)?

I made an customized version of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with my required software, but after customization, wubi.exe does not work. Any idea how to make it work again?
2
votes
1answer
244 views

Where is my imported Windows account data?

I've just successfully installed my brand new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit, dual booting with Windows 7. During the installation, I choose to import my existing Windows account but now I'm unable to find ...