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What to do if the CD I want to use cannot be run on ubuntu/linux

As a high-school, we decided to use Edubuntu on classes, labs etc. Edubuntu is OK with Activ Inspire. But we have a problem. We're from Turkey and we're learning English. So we use this book. But this ...
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Broken packages and unmet dependencies installing htk

I'm trying to install HTK 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit machine. The ./configure command executes without any errors, but when I try to build using the make all command, it shows the following error: ...
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Package denyhosts in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr is deleted: temporary or forever?

While doing a test-upgrade of our Ubuntu server to 14.04, I found that the package DenyHosts is no longer available. Installing it gives following error: apt-get install denyhosts Reading package ...
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Is there any issue if we keep using an old unsupported Ubuntu release (e.g. 13.04)? [duplicate]

I did install an Ubuntu release 13.04 recently alongside Windows 7. I tried to update Langugae support then, but could not download all related package for the same may be because it was not available ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - `xserver-common-lts-raring` needs an update?

I am new to Ubuntu and I'm having a problem with the package xserver-common-lts-raring. It says that I need to delete this packet and to update, but I don't know what should I do. Can you help ? I ...
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how to remove ubuntu compleletly from my laptop and install windows? [duplicate]

i have bought an laptop with Ubuntu version 12.04 and i want to remove it completely from laptop and install windows but i can't and i don't know how to uninstall it , So could anyone tell me please ...
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Unsupported software?

I came across this command in the lubuntu users mailing list: ubuntu-support-status --show-all When I ran it after sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, the summary at the top shows ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 (when 'Fetching the upgrade failed')? [duplicate]

I've been running an Ubuntu desktop for a couple of years. I regularly update the security and recommended updates via Upgrade Manager. However it seems I didn't have Upgrade Manager set up to tell me ...
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Has anyone installed Real Player?

I have recently defected to Linux from Windows and no regret, almost. I sort of miss Real Player. I have found that it IS possible to have it installed which I did through Helix Player website, but ...
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How can I install packages from Debian's squeeze repo on Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Debian Squeeze but I want to test Ubuntu with Unity. I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 ISO and installed it, but I can't find a way to add Debian's local repository. How can I use Debian's ...
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why is Ubuntu 12.10/12.04.1 adding unsupported updates by default?

after installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 and 12.10 respectively for over a few times, i noticed that within the Software Sources, by default, the Unsupported Updates (precise backports / quantal backports) are ...
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How can I install gcc 3.3, g++ 3.3, cpp 3.3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old version of gcc for new Ubuntu I am trying to follow the directions for installing the Dyna language in Ubuntu, here: http://dyna.org/wiki/index.php?title=Download ...
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How to detect unsupported packages?

I upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04LTS. I choose Ubuntu to have a secure system for 5 years. Unfortunately I don't wrote down all packages which get no longer updates from canonical like defoma. So I wonder ...
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How can I copy quanta from 11.04 ubuntu to 11.10 install?

I did a fresh install of 11.10 and found that, Quanta is no longer available, as the kde packages are no longer supported, but I copied the .kde folder to the new install and the folders inside ...