Ubiquity is the installer used by Ubuntu.

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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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Reinstalling Ubuntu without formatting partition - what folders are deleted?

When re-installing Ubuntu on a partition where an existing Ubuntu installation already exists, and not choosing to format the partition, the installer shows a warning message before it begins ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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What is the package name for the Ubuntu installation wizard?

I need to log a bug against the 12.04 installer (the installation wizard that you run off the CD/DVD). What is the package name for this application?
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I change the default Ubuntu Installer icon

Hello Ask Ubuntu community I'm working on a Ubuntu Based Distro and am having trouble with replacing the "Install Ubuntu" name and icon for example: I am using remastersys to make my Distro, ...
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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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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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Cannot install Ubuntu with UNetBootin

I have tried several times to install Natty on its own partition on my laptop (WinXP, Intel x86) using UNetBootin, but it always fail. There is a dialog box: Failed to unmount partitions The ...
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Mount FAT32 filesystem as /home during installation?

Setup in Ubuntu 11.10 installation gives me this message while in advanced partitioning: "The file system type fat32 cannot be mounted on /home, because it is not a fully-functional Unix file system. ...
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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 ...
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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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cryptswap1 on top of Encrypted LVM

"Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security" appears to encrypt my /dev/sda3 device as sda3_crypt, with LVM volumes for root and swap. After installation, /etc/crypttab has entries for ...
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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 can I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu?

I currently have Windows 7 on my computer and I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows safely. Could someone please provide clear instructions?
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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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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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Internal error while trying to install Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu since a year now or so and wanted to install it on a new system today. I got a fresh copy from ubuntu.com for Trusty Thar 14.04 and burned it to a DVD. It booted perfectly fine. ...
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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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Where to edit the first pages in Ubiquity?

where_to_edit2.png on www.bild.me Thumbnail: I want to change where it says "Kubuntu" and write my own distroname there. But haven't found anything yet. Where exactly do I edit this?
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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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How do I customize a LiveCD that can only “Try Ubuntu”?

This is what I'm looking to do: Create a LiveCD that only can Try Ubuntu, can't install the OS at all. Boots directly to Try Ubuntu. I need to have certain packages on that LiveCD, such as fsarchiver ...
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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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“Install alongside” option missing. How do I install Ubuntu beside Windows using “Something Else”?

Whenever I startup from the LinuxLive USB, and try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it only gives me two options instead of the usual 3 or 4. My options are "Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu" and "Something ...
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How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot?

Ubuntu 13.04 installation disk has an option to install Ubuntu encrypted using LUKS. However, there is no option to perform an encrypted installation along-side existing partitions for a dual-boot ...
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What is the default swap size?

How does the installer calculate what size of swap partition to create? Presumably it's based on installed RAM size, but does that depend on how much RAM?
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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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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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Ubuntu installation error for 13.04 and 12.04

During the GUI installation, I get an error box with a series of ??????? when it begins the installation. This has happened for both 13.04 and 12.04 flavors. It loads the "Try Ubuntu" but not the ...
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Why is Rosetta Stone the wikipedia page on Ubuntu install?

I've just done a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04. During the installation slide-show, I noticed that on the browser slide it displayed a segment of the wikipedia page for Rosetta Stone. Any idea what ...
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will my installer crash if my screen goes to sleep

Why does my ubuntu installer keep crashing, My computer has almost 1.5 gigs of memory and a 2.8 ghz processor. its a pretty fast computer. I have never had problems with it in the past. I dont know ...