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HP recovery discs to re-install Windows 8 and remove Ubuntu?

So I really need to go back to Windows 8 because I cant play any of my steam games and so on. Can I use my HP recovery discs to Factory Reset (Erase Hard Drive) and will it re-install windows and ...
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How to remove files created by sudo make install

I was installing llvm using sudo make install but due to space constraint it was not completed and got failed but in the meanwhile it has created so many heavy files in my machine so that now I am ...
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2answers
61 views

Reinstalling windows while having linux (ubuntu)

I have installed windows XP and then decided to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu is now set as default OS (it automatically loads Ubuntu). My question is how can I reinstall Windows XP without removing ...
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Problem in installing/uninstalling wubi

I tried to install ubuntu by wubi file but while installing my computer lost power supply so again i tried to install now it is asking to uninstall previous installation but if i choose option to ...
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1answer
70 views

Can't install software due to broken isc-dhcp-server dependency

while trying to setup hotspot i have messed up with the dhcp server setting , i do not know what went wrong but i am getting following error while installing anything : Errors were encountered while ...
2
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1answer
173 views

How can I uninstall oracle java 8 and install oracle java 7 instead with webupd8 installer?

I installed oracle java 8 by typing in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update <br/> sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer but now I want to ...
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2answers
20 views

Problems with recompiling Swish++ [duplicate]

I'm working with Swish++ in Ubuntu 12.04. Due to my thesis I must install Swish++ from the source code. During the installation I faced with several problems, but finally I solved them and Swish++ ...
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4answers
202 views

Uninstall a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace it with dual boot of Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 13.10

My Dell Inspiron 15 came with a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want to remove that and replace it with Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) and Unbuntu 13.10. I have created two bootable USB sticks for both of ...
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0answers
77 views

“Failure to download extra data files” pop-up after installing/uninstalling ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I had to install Wine for some purpose,and with Wine,it's dependency ttf-mscorefonts-installer had to be installed. While installing Wine through Synaptic, in first attempt, ...
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0answers
77 views

Some troubles updating texlive-full

I have several problems in updating my packages in ubuntu 13.04. In particular when I run the update manager it showed me that there were some problems with the following packages: tex-common ...
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0answers
33 views

Uninstalled through the Windows 8 'Programs and Features' but Ubuntu

I've recently uninstalled Ubuntu desktop 12.04 that I had downloaded. I uninstalled it through the Programs and Features of Windows 8. One problem I forgot to manage was that Ubuntu had created ...
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1answer
105 views

Synergy wont be installed

Hello I'm new to linux and all that so I might have lots of questions. If possible it would be cool to be directed to a site where all kinds of commands all the good things to know about linux and ...
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0answers
336 views

Install texlive-full in ubuntu 13.10 with texlive.iso installed

Today I first installed the texlive by texlive.iso, but it is not as 'full' as texlive-full. So I want to install texlive by sudo apt-get install texlive-full. What should I do before this ...
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0answers
19 views

Issue with Lubuntu. Uninstall Lubunto. Install Windows XP [duplicate]

I recently formatted my father's old laptop and installed Lubuntu. He didn't like it and asked me to install Windows XP. However, I can't seem to boot from the Windows XP CD. The laptop just boots in ...
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0answers
140 views

Problems after sudo apt-get remove wine*

I couldn't get Netflix Desktop to launch, so I though about reinstalling Wine (since there had been a hiccup in the installation of Netflix Desktop and reinstalling it wouldn't make it launch) and ...
0
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0answers
101 views

Dual-boot win7/Ubuntu uninstall-reinstall

A bit more than two years ago I installed a modified version of Ubuntu which was supposed to save the windows mbr automatically. This worked fine but it seems that the Ubuntu distribution wasn't 100% ...
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1answer
67 views

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install windows 8

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install windows 8 via USB. I have a bootable usb stick and boot order is set to boot from the USB stick but it takes me directly to the GNU GRUB screen instead ...
0
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1answer
261 views

I want to install 12.04 instead of 13.10, what should I do?

I run Ubuntu 13.10 but I think it doesn't work properly. I’m facing problems, being unable to listen to the music and watch movies, I either can't use Internet. Machine looks connected, but when ...
0
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1answer
53 views

How do you install a file in a tar archive? [duplicate]

It seems like a lot of people don't know this essential skill of Linux--so it's time to learn:)
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0answers
51 views

CODEBLOCKS_DATA_DIR environment variable

I had installed CODE::BLOCKS in Ubuntu 12.04 and it was working jut fine until ~2 days ago when the program start to freezing out every ~10 sec. I decided to reinstall CODE::BLOCKS. First, I did: $ ...
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2answers
996 views

How to Remove ffmpeg completely in Ubuntu 13.10?

I tried this guide to install ffmpeg, but now I want to remove it completely from Ubuntu 13.10, but when I did that guide to remove, ffmpeg is still there! How to remove it exactly? after removing ...
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0answers
51 views

ati drivers causing low-level graphics

I installed ati/radeon binary x.org drivers in ubuntu 13.10 from the software center, now it goes into low graphics mode. How do I uninstall it and fix the problem? I tried terminal in recovery mode, ...
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1answer
98 views

How do I either uninstall Ubuntu or get my wireless internet to work

I'm sorry its a vague question but i'm stuck with 2 options: a) uninstall ubuntu and reload Windows XP onto my laptop (which I would rather not do as I really like Ubuntu - despite how unused to I ...
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1answer
184 views

How do I uninstall Windows XP from my NTFS if I have Ubuntu installed there as well [duplicate]

Hello I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows XP, Now that I never use Windows XP and I have almost no space for Ubuntu (I literally only have 136mb left) I would like to uninstall it from my NTFS ...
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2answers
63 views

A rather long question about installation/uninstall

Ok so here's the deal guys, last week I decided I want to install Ubunutu again because I really missed it. (Last time I had an ubunutu was 7.somehting) I downloaded 12.04 and isntalled it via ...
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2answers
111 views

Can you Install/ Uninstall ubuntu packages too many times?

A question i would like to ask is: what happens if I uninstall/install a package too many times in ubuntu? for example ejabberd.
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1answer
86 views

What would happen after I uninstall all my OS using OS-Uninstaller? Will I be able to boot from USB or CD so that I can make a fresh install of an OS?

What would happen after I uninstall all the OS using OS-Uninstaller? For more information about OS-Uninstaller, you can visit the wiki and Ubuntu Forums Will I be able to boot from USB or CD so that ...
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1answer
795 views

Package operation failed:the installation or removal of software package failed

I could not install and uninstall software in USC.This issue got started after I updated my 13.04(RR) Error Detail: installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (4.13a.dfsg.1-10ubuntu4) ... ...
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1answer
76 views

I have Ubuntu 13 and I want 12 back! 13 won't boot my ubuntu 12 dvd during resarting

I installed 13 fine with no problems from a dvd, but now that i can't get jack to work on here i want 12 back very badly. I have it on a disk but I cant get the newest version of Ubuntu to recognize ...
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0answers
46 views

Software Center seems opened correctly, but disappeared suddenly after a second or two

I am trying to access Ubuntu software center to remove some app from my pc, but each time I tried to initiate Ubuntu Software Center, it appeared on the screen for 2 seconds then it disappeared ...
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1answer
4k views

Remove Unity And Replace With Something Different [duplicate]

I need to "Safely" remove Unity 12.04 and replace it with something Different. I have looked and I have tried a couple of things (one which caused a complete re-install of Ubuntu). So maybe someone ...
2
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1answer
403 views

How can I install Ubuntu on an old MacBook without a CD or USB drive?

I have an old MacBook 1,1 here and want to install Ubuntu on it. However the disk reader is broken. This leaves me with a bootable USB, however this is not recognized when I boot with EFI (if that ...
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2answers
728 views

Once ubuntu is installed, can I still update other operating systems?

Right now, I am a newbie almost ready to install ubuntu alongside windows 8 on my laptop soon, and have gone through most of the things I need to plan. Lately, I noticed that Microsoft is preparing ...
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1answer
351 views

How to Uninstall the Ubuntu SDK?

After Installing the Ubuntu SDK v1.009 on ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, the computer started behaving in a very unstable manner. Also note that Installing the Ubuntu SDK also installs a lot of test libraries ...
0
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1answer
997 views

How to do a fresh re-installation of Ubuntu safely on dual boot?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 installed on different partitions. I want to do a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 when it comes out. But for that I would have to remove Ubuntu 13.04. I want to ...
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2answers
4k views

How to reslove Unmet dependencies ? can not install or remove packages/software

$sudo apt-get -f install google-chrome-stable I tried to install java in ubuntu but it's not successfully installed but after that when i am trying to install/remove any other package/soft. every ...
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2answers
218 views

Trouble installing or removing software

I am new to Linux, and I keep encountering problems when I try to install or remove software. Does anyone happen to know what the problem is? The errors read: installArchives() failed: (Reading ...
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1answer
79 views

Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 over Windows. Youtube video showing problem

The installation walk-through on Ubuntu website shows several windows giving the user options/preferences in the installation.(http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support) ...
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2answers
98 views

Uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04.2 or expanding its partition [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu dual-booted on my windows 7 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 via the windows installer and I only allocated 18GB for its partition. I still want to use Ubuntu but I want it ...
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0answers
285 views

uninstall ubuntu in dual boot with windows 8 [duplicate]

i installed wubi on my windows 8 pc two days ago and when the installation was complete i rebooted my pc but ubuntu did not ran so deleted ubuntu folder in drive c where windows 8 was already ...
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1answer
111 views

please help solve 'oracle-java7-installer' missing; dpkg: error processing linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic [duplicate]

system info Linux -System-Product-Name 3.8.0-23-generic #34-Ubuntu SMP i686 athlon i686 GNU/Linux
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1answer
421 views

Openoffice didn't install correctly, how do I remove it?

I attempted to install openoffice with the packages that the openoffice site automatically got for me which were incorrect; RPM files insead of DEB files. The problem is after attempting to install ...
0
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0answers
11 views

uninstalling ubuntu 12.10 with the 12.10 installer [duplicate]

I used the windows installer to install 12.10 alongside windows 7. I think its messing with windows, so i need to remove Ubuntu. As I can remember, the installer also had an uninstaller built into it, ...
0
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1answer
5k views

How to uninstall Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to install ubuntu 13.04 on a mini notebook acer, but an error occurred while almost completing the installation...Now it doesn't charge, only if I enter the Windows 7 partition.How do I ...
0
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1answer
923 views

Uninstall backtrack 5 dual booted with Ubuntu

Some days ago I installed BackTrack over my Ubuntu installation. I was having some problems in the bootloader of BackTrack. So I set default bootloader to that of Ubuntu. I didn't remember the command ...
0
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3answers
261 views

how to delete failed install of ubuntu 12.10

I tried Ubuntu 12.10 on an 2004 desktop computer and unity won't run on it. I installed along side XP. Now I need to remove 12.10 and find a compatible linux destro which will work. Need to say that I ...
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1answer
610 views

How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...
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2answers
60 views

Problem installing and uninstalling Ubuntu

I bought a new PC and as I have windows on my laptop I thought I would give Ubuntu a try. I downloaded the ISO, burned the Disk Image and installed it, but I get nothing to work properly. As a ...
0
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2answers
96 views

Uninstalling Wubi [duplicate]

I installed wubi in a 30GB partition and I wanted to delete that so that I could install Ubuntu via usb with a larger partition. So I went to the control panel to find Ubuntu but it wasn’t there. I ...
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0answers
1k views

How to find and fix broken packages

I was under the impression that Ubuntu used Debian's package management system, so that to find broken packages, all I needed to do was type: sudo debsums --changed which would give me installed ...