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Install Ubuntu Server - Not Detecting Keyboard

After the first menu I select "Install Ubuntu Server" with the USB keyboard. Once the installation begins and ask to choose a language the keyboard no longer works. This is a fresh install on new ...
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Lubuntu keeps on installing as if it is in a loop

Why does Lubuntu keep on installing? Goes into a loop. Gets to the point where is says you must reboot now. I click the reboot button and lo and behold, it starts installing again. What must I do? I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Flickering Problem [on hold]

I have a system 76 Lemur laptop on which I have installed Ubuntu 16.04. My screen has started flickering. I thought it was a problem with the installation so I made a boot able USB and reinstalled. It ...
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I installed Ubuntu only, not dual-boot. But now I can't find my drives

I recently clean installed Ubuntu without dual boot, so everything was erased, but now I can't seem to find where my C and D drives are located. Here are the results of some commands that I tried: ...
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Ubuntu 14 will not install on netbook

I have downloaded 14 LTS and used PenDrive to install on a 2GB usb stick. I tested it by "running without installing" on my Acer Aspire One and the first time I ran it there were no problems other ...
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I have installed ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI). I can't run efibootmgr to select BOOT ORDER IN UEFI

I know without this I can't run Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu in this machine before but didn't find any way to load the OS in the UEFI or at startup. I am following the guide here: ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu from Startup Disk due to error?

I tried to setup a new computer today. Windows 10 on half an SSD is installed and working but Ubuntu, meant for the other half, is not and my attempts to fix this fails. I have tried using the ...
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Got empty isolinux folder after restarting system

My system runs on windows 8.1. In order to install Ubuntu on my system, I did the following 1. put Ubuntu on my flash drive using universal USB creator. 2. Restarted my system to enter the boot menu ...
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Installation stucks at the very end, displaying it's looking for the time via the servers

Installation gets stuck at the very end, displaying it's looking for the time via the servers. This happened while I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 desktop on my old Sony viao which is completely ...
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Ubuntu server installs from USB stick to itself

I was installing the latest ubuntu server from a usb stick onto a machine with 10 SSDs. When I was partitioning the disks I noticed that the USB stick I was installing from was mounted as /dev/sda, ...
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Am I installing Ubuntu correctly?

I am going through the Ubuntu installation (onto a USB) and I'm going through the standard steps, installing alongside Windows Boot Manager. Here's the page I'm on right now. This was setup by the ...
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Ubuntu install hangs on third menu

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 15 onto another desktop of mine. I currently have it installed on three other computers. The problem that I am having is that during the installation set up the ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I got a message displayed for successful installation of Ubuntu,but when I restarted my system I found some issues on my screen. Warnings like Formset ...[hexadecimal numbers] Failed to save ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04.03 installation does not pick up my c drive - Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am at my wits end, and google wont give me any new answers. Could you please help. My wants and needs Installation does not look like the guide. I want to overwrite Windows 10. (Initially along ...
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Installing Ubuntu stalled at SYSLINUX EDD

Please can anyone help. I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an Acer Aspire V3 that had Windows pre installed. I have had a series of problems: I created a usb installation using the ...
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Error message during install

I get the following message when trying to install from a live USB stick: error fsyncing/closing/dev/mmcblk0pmb:input/output error The installation continues after clearing the message, but hangs ...
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Problems with installing [duplicate]

i'm 100% positive this has been asked before. but ive wasted most of my day off and i can't find any straight answers for my problem... I need Unix/Linux on my computer to run some astronomy programs. ...
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Testing OS, external installation or virtualbox?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and so far everything is fine, it works great. However, as a newbie, I made the silly mistake of not documenting myself too much about all the possible ...
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“Non-system disk” error when trying to boot from usb

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an ancient Dell Inspiron Mini which is already running an ancient version of Ubuntu (10.10 Maverick Meerkat). This computer is unable to connect to the internet (I ...
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Installation of Ubuntu: Gets straight to login screen and turns black after login

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a DVD to delete my current Windows 10 System. In the bootmenu after I clicked "Try Ubuntu" the OS leads me straight to the Login Screen. After I entered ...
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How to run Ubuntu on external hard drive using Macbook Pro Early 2015?

I want to run Ubuntu alongside OS X on my macbook pro. I have documents I cannot lose on OS X so I want to make sure I download it properly. I would like to run it off of an external hard drive but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Install Problem

PC Specs: HP Pavilion Slimline S3200N AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800+ x2 Gallium 0.4 on NV4C 64-bit install off Live USB 2.3 GB RAM installed (with a full 4GB upgrade in the mail) 312GB disk space ...
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Ubuntu install from USB stuck on splash screen [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 from a bootable USB. I am new to using a Linux OS. I turned off fast boot option, and I left secure boot on (I also tried off, but then ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed on Ubuntu installation from usb

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 on a HP Vivienne Tam netbook (throwing away Windows). With Universal USB Installer I prepared the flash drive in order to proceed with the installation. When the ...
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Installing ubuntu on my toshiba tecra m5

I've installed the 14.04.03 i38 on my Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop. However, once I login using my usernmae and password, nothing is displayed other than the background colour and the mouse arrow. Can ...
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Installing 14.04.3 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install 14.04.3 onto a former Vista PC, downloading from U's website, using Unetbootin 613.exe with 8GB USB2.0 flash drive. PC is Advent, 2GB RAM, 250 GB hard disc, Nvidia Geforce ...
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Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

On the Acer Aspire R11 I tried running Ubuntu from the USB, it was awesome!! Touch features and a fully powered laptop !! But when I wanted to install Ubuntu (I had downloaded 14.04.3) the problems ...
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Installation problem … message “boot: _”(underline blinking)

So ... i tried to install ubuntu 15 and 14 from usb to my laptop. But everytime i try to boot from usb one of these two scenarios occur: If i press any key on the keyboard on the booting screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation stuck [duplicate]

I am using an usb drive configured to install ubuntu on my laptop. The laptop is Acer Aspire E5 with Intel Celeron N2940, 4gb ram and 500 gb hdd, currently with windows 10. The usb installer was made ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 running slow

I used to have a Ubuntu 15.04 portable install on my flash drive - SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB. I was fairly satisfied with the performance and usability, but I ran out of space very quickly. I grabbed a ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed Ubuntu installation

When installing Ubuntu on my laptop, I had no problems. (Laptop: nVidia GT 525M) Note: I have Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64 on both computers. But when installing Ubuntu on my desktop, show me this ...
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Install Ubuntu on another HDD

I have a Windows machine with 360gb HDD. Now I have bought another 599gb HDD and I wish to install Ubuntu on it. I have connected both my HDD in my CPU cabinet. I have created a bootable pendrive as ...
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Cannot install linux dual boot with Windows 8

Every time I try to install from usb and it does not give me the option of Installation Type, it goes straight to the installation setup with no partition to choose from and crashes when I do anything ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Flash Drive [duplicate]

I've been looking and looking and looking, but so far I have not found a way to install a full installation of Ubuntu on a USB flash drive. (Not some Live USB with persistence.) I tried at first to ...
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No current OS, want to use ubuntu [duplicate]

My son has built a computer. It has no operating system. We want to install ubuntu via a usb. His computer has no internet access, so I want to download ubuntu to a usb through my laptop, then use the ...
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Ubuntu USB error

I am trying to make a portable Ubuntu USB. I want it to be able to be used in other computers and still have my settings. So I'm at the screen where it show the partition table for the installation ...
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installation of ubuntu 14.04 version on an existing 9.04 version

i am completely new in the world of ununtu, and i would like to know if it is possible to install any of the 14.04 versions of ubuntu on an older one 9.04 using a bootable USB ( USING UNETBOOTIN ...
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Install 14.04.2 error: "Unable to install GRUB (to USB SSD drive)

Newbie to Unix (sorry)... Is there a way to install GRUB after installation (with error)?
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Installing Ubuntu on a new HDD in a Mac

I just recently installed a second hard drive in my late 2009 Macbook Pro. I want to boot Ubuntu from that drive. How would I go about installing it? I used UnetBootin to create a boot able USB from ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 14 and WIN 8.1 - Windows takes over

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 from an official web page and installed it as instructed by many different sites on a pre-installed Win 8.1 VAIO laptop. I was able to boot to Ubuntu and play around, even ...
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Installation Problem on Widows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1. I created a bootable USB, and when I clisk 'Install Ubuntu', all I get is a black screen with a white square. The PC hangs there, and I cannot do or see anything. How do I proceed ...
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How do you make Ubuntu permanent on a laptop's hardrive that has no other OS?

I have a toshiba satellite and the only thing that's letting me get to you all is this flash drive hooked to my computer with ubuntu on it, but the second I take it out the whole ubuntu is gone and I ...
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“Root file system not defined. Please correct this from partitioning menu” Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation on laptop with no OS

So I'm new to linux I have a laptop that didn't have and OS so I thought I'd install Ubuntu rather than go out and buy windows. Well anyways I got a LiveUSB and tried to install. Now when I got to the ...
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USB disabled in BIOS after installing Ubuntu

I can't boot via USB after installing Ubuntu. Yes, the BIOS lists USB, but it is disabled. Yes, USB is at the top of the boot priority in the BIOS, but it is disabled. Yes, user Da1T, I'm looking ...
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USB boot missing, USB works [duplicate]

I have made a bootable USB. I have made 100s of them before. I have a dual boot pc, Kali and Ubuntu. I want to reinstall Kali from USB (alongside my UBUNTU), but the computer will not boot to USB ...
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With a custom built PC that hasn't gone through the BIOS setup could I get Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I just built a PC with 8 cores (4.0Ghz) and a GTX750. So since I don't have a OS on it yet could I download Ubuntu on a USB and install it as my OS on the BIOS setup? I don't know much about how to ...
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How can I RE-ENABLE USB boot …? [duplicate]

I have made a bootable USB. I have made 100s of them before. I have a dual boot pc, Kali and Ubuntu. I want to reinstall Kali from USB (alongside my UBUNTU), but the computer will not boot to USB ...
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TechniSat SkyStar USB 2

How can I use TechniSat SkyStar USB 2 (external USB 2.0 satellite receiver for the reception of digital television and radio on a laptop or PC ) in Ubuntu 14.04? Please help me step by step. lsusb ...
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Error while installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem while installing Ubuntu 14.04. I described it on imgur.com, cause I had to add a lot of pictures: http://imgur.com/a/OkxOw Pic with error: Generally this error occures after ...
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I want to run my micromax usb dongle in ubuntu 12.04

I want to install micromax 3G Usb dongle in ubuntu 12.04 version, So please tell me all the possible ways, how to do it, Location New Delhi,India Operator Aircel