Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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Ubiquity crashes when installing from CD

I didn't want to take any risks so I ordered a CD from Canonical to get Ubuntu. Thing is, another CD was given to me about 2 days before the CD from Canonical got to me, so I installed Ubuntu 10.10 ...
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What's the current status of migration-assistant?

I've never noticed the migration assistant I used to see when installing older versions of Ubuntu. Is it just hidden inside Ubiquity, or is it gone completely?
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Problem running Ubiquity when compiled from source

I've written a patch for Ubiquity that I'm try to test. I've modified the Ubiquity source and successfully run ./configure, make and sudo make install, however I'm having problems running it. When I ...
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How to build and test Ubiquity

I've written a patch for Ubiquity and I'd like to test it before I submit it, but I'm not sure how to go about this given the nature of Ubiquity (only used during installation). Is there a way I can ...
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Clarification of the third-party software options during system installation

During installation, the user is presented with the following dialogue: The 'Flash' and 'MP3' options are pretty self-explanatory, but what about the 'wireless hardware' and 'other media' options. ...
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Installing Flash during system installation

Why is it we don't give the user the option to install the Flash plugin during installation when we do install the Fluendo MP3 codec? Flash is just as essential to an average user's browsing ...
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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 ...
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Why doesn't the installer see all of my hard drives?

I'm trying to setup a dual boot system with Windows Vista 64 (already installed) and Ubuntu 10.10. I added a new drive which is identical to the one Vista is installed on. When I boot into the LiveCD ...
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Kickstart file is ignored by the installer

I have fallowed this guide to create a kickstart file to install ubuntu automatically. However the problem is that when I boot the menu item label autoinstall menu label ^Auto install kernel ...
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Installing Ubuntu 10.10 / Windows 7 dual boot confusion

I had an Ubuntu 9/Windows 7 dual boot. (I almost never use the Windows side, actually.) Ubuntu was bugging me to update, so I tried it (backing up everything first). Somehow, the update failed (I ...
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Installer won't let me continue, forward and skip buttons greyed out [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live CD installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button. I am currently trying to install Ubuntu to a computer, alongside Windows XP using a partition. I set up ...
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Installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button

I have a CD with Ubuntu 10.10 and a laptop with Ubuntu 8.10. The laptop had all sorts of crud on it, and anything I wanted to keep was backed up on an external drive, so I was happy to do a wipe and ...
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How should I file a bug about Ubiquity?

What is the best channel for making suggestions for changes to Ubuntu (or, more specifically, Ubiquity)? I have spotted an issue that is not really a bug, but its a fairly big usability hurdle. I was ...
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Installer unable to continue?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on to my laptop (Toshiba 64bit, with Windows 7 and Mint 8 already in it). However, for several times now when I try to install the new OS, it cannot go further ...
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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 ...
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Does Ubiquity support installing via PXE?

I have a PXE server at home for doing network-based installs, which uses the text-based alternate installer. However in 10.10 the Ubiquity (aka graphical) installer has some really nice features; ...
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What is ubiquity?

Where is Ubiquity used in Ubuntu?