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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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Can I Upload Ubuntu to Lenovo ideapad Y700?

Is Ubuntu compatible to upload with the new Lenovo IdeaPad Y700? (windows 10 is the default OS) I've been trying different ways with a USB stick and cant get it to work in either the 2.0 or 3.0 ports ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 installation problem [Source ID X was not fount when attempting to remove it]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 version on my 15GB partition, but I'm getting the error in the title. I waited over a hour to install it, but I decided to restart the installation, because I ...
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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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I can't install Ubuntu to dual boot with windows 7, it just gets stuck at a loading screen

So I'm trying to dual boot with windows and I started to download Ubuntu but it got stuck at this screen http://imgur.com/h5BbhxJ That loading wheel has been stuck like that for about 20 mins now ...
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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
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Black screen when trying to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I have been trying to install lubuntu using a USB. however whenever I try to boot up the usb to install lubuntu I see a copyright screen that lasts less than 1 second, after that the screen goes ...
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Install and boot Linux mint from 64g usb? [closed]

How I could install and boot Linux mint (i know this is an Ubuntu forum but i might not use Linux mint i might change to Ubuntu 14.04) from a 64g USB? Here are some follow up questions: Is that ...
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USB Won’t boot up

I installed Ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386 Via Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.9 on to a USB drive; I’m using a Lenovo laptop 32 bit 2 GB of ram, the installer indicated it installed in to the correct USB ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu? [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu 14 LTS iso. I used Universal USB Installer (UUI) to make a live Ubuntu USB. I then rebooted to it. I got a boot menu with menus like: Try Ubuntu without Installation, Install ...
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can I install mint along with ubuntu on my 32GB pendrive?

I have installed ubuntu on my pen drive and now I can boot from my pendrive. Now I want the same to be done for MINT. So can I install MINT on the same pendrive along with UBUNTU? Pendrive size 32GB.
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How to make a external harddrive bootable(windows) from ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 13.04 on my machine. I have a external hard drive of 500 GB. I want to convert that hard drive to a bootable drive with windows in it. Is there any way i can do that? Will doing ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Flash memory. Now I want to make one live Ubuntu on my Flash memory. Please guide me.
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Can't open port /dev/ttyUSB0

Mmmm. Hi guys again. I have 2 Picaxe microcontrollers. Actually, I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I had to download the LinAXEpad application and install these libraries: sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 7 on a SATA drive set to RAID

I know there are a lot of similar installation questions but I have tried multiple solutions posted in them and can't figure this out. I am trying to install Ubuntu on a partitioned HDD with Windows ...