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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS installation mode “Install a command-line system” missing?

I just wanted to install a command-line system from my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS ISO and the option for that is missing. Am I missing something in the process or what could be the fault? Trying to use it ...
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unsuccessful mounting of external memory - cannot access files

At work there is an Ubuntu 12.04 server with 2 internal hard drives (1.0TB and 2.0TB), 2 external hard drives (2.0TB and 4.0TB), and a 32GB USB memory that is used as swap. It's kind of a complicated ...
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sudo: must be setuid root

I get the file parmission on my folder, so I run the following command sudo chmod 777 -R /* and get some error line. then I try to login as root user by the following command sudo su get this ...
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increase linux partion size(file system)

i have have a message today that say i need to increase my file system size in ubuntu /dev/sda12 4797600 4233236 297612 94% / hear is current condition of my ubuntu file system ...
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Virtual machine in two subnets

I'm coming from networking where a router/switch has a separate interface for management. Therefore I want to understand how this is implemented for servers/virtualized servers. I have one subnet ...
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Can not connect to my wifi

I can not connect to go online using Wi-fi. I have a dell vostro and I am NEW to Ubuntu. What drivers do I need? Would it be possible to get step by step instruction? currently I am connected by wire. ...
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How do I import my music and photos to Ubuntu installed on VMWare Virtual Machine?

I have installed Ubuntu in VMWare, and I want to import all my movies, music and photos, to VMWare Ubuntu. How do you guys suggest I should do this?
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Ubuntu Gnome creates ~/Videos, ~/Desktop and ~/Public every boot

My Ubuntu Gnome install creates the folders ~/Videos, ~/Desktop, and ~/Public on every boot. I do not need these folders and they are cluttering up my home directory. What program does this? How can I ...
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How to turn off dGPU on Asus S56CB aka K56CB with Bumblebee?

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on the above-mentioned laptop, sporting Optimus. The battery life is disappointing. I'd like to improve it by means of turning off the Geforce 740 with Bumblebee but something has ...
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Errors when upgrading to 13.10, but has it actually worked?

I just ran the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, since it's going to be EOL sooner than I'd expected, and had some weird issues with it. Slightly puzzled about whether it's actually worked properly or not. ...
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878 views

How do I do a complete DHCP Server Configuration [duplicate]

i am new bie to Linux and wants to configure complete DHCP server and how I can assign ips to clients on Ubuntu or windows machine. will it connect clients automatically to my Linux Ubuntu machine or ...
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Install Asus AC-53 Wireless Adapter

Just installed Ubuntu alongside Windows. Unfortunately, I require an Asus AC-53 USB wireless adapter to connect to my home network. How can I get this adapter to work with Ubuntu? I haven't yet ...
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'Low Disk Space' warning received when disk is nowhere near full

I noticed this warning because it stops one of my applications (BOINC) from being able to work on a number of BOINC projects. The 'Low Disk Space' warning says that I have 1.1GB remaining. I cannot ...
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Kernel Panic when booting ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtualbox

I try to run it in Virtualbox 4.3.6 but it says: Kernel panic : attempted to kill init! Can anyone help me???
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Batch Convert Images from One Format to Another while maintaining directory structure, and removing originals

I've looked at this question, and while it works there a few issues: All converted images are placed in the directory from which the command is called. The original images are kept. I need to ...
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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How to change a password [duplicate]

How do I change my password in ubuntu? I think I have either 12.4 or 12.10. I'm a bit computer illiterate, so will need an answer for a computer dummy.
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How To Uninstall Failed 'dpkg -i xorg_7.6+12ubuntu1_amd64.deb' Command

I was attempting to fix a dual monitor issue with an install of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit on a Sony Vaio VGN-NS135E. I ran the following command (downloaded the deb from - ...
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Upgrade Kernel to 3.8.0-35-generic fails to boot. Missing initrd.img-3.8.0-29-generic

When upgrading to the new kernel 3.8.0-35-generic (12.04 LTS) it doesn't create the initrd.img file and won't boot. I get a Kernel Panic because it's missing the img I tried running sudo ...
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998 views

Wireless driver for ThinkPad Edge E335

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a brand new (no OS) ThinkPad Edge E335. Everything seems to work just fine, but there appears to be no driver for the wireless hardware (WLAN ThinkPad 11 a/b/g/n). ...
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393 views

Compose key won't enable

Right now, I'm trying to enable my compose key to type characters with accents. It wont enable. I'm in the system settings panel, and all it says is: Compose ...
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Can I run Ubuntu “Alongside” my Windows on the Hard disk? [duplicate]

I have been trying to put Ubuntu on my 8gb flash drive, while already having it on a 4gb and not having enough space. I don't want to deal with it any more. When it said I could install Ubuntu ...
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How to split the disk partition having Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to create partition of my Hard Disk but the partition contains Ubuntu installed in it. I have GParted installed but since the partition contains Ubuntu I can't unmount. Is there any way I can ...
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Sound problem in skype 4.2 in ubuntu 13.10

From RhythmBox, i have confirmed that sound output device is working fine, internal mic/external mic are working as per movement of bar in Input device section of PulseAudio. However, when I start ...
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What do you do when Nvidia-CUDA drivers break Ubuntu?

I wanted to try some CUDA programming, so natually I installed all the Nvidia-CUDA* packages. After reboot, I can log in, but then there is only a black screen, and the cursor. Even after I remove ...
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108 views

how to customize boot animation in ubuntu 13.04?

I want to change my boot animation into a video instead of ubuntu with 5 dot. Is there any way to do that?
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113 views

Is there an alternative for 'ppasearch' in newer versions of Ubuntu?

Is there an alternative for ppasearch (command-line app) in newer versions of Ubuntu? ppasearch is only avaiable for 10.10, 10.04 and 9.10.
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Can't add NVIDIA apt-get repository

I can't add the needed repository to install nvidia-graphics-drivers-319. I don't understand why the key is not trusted. See the output of the needed commands: root@barry-III:/home/zombie# ...
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This video is currently unavailable - Youtube

I'm having problems with playing some Youtube videos but not all of them. I have tried using the html5 Youtube player according to this answer but that didn't work and I have issued following ...
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hostapd gives error nl80211: Register Action command failed: ret=-19

I'm trying to get hostapd working on a RT3290 (pci-based) network adapter, and a Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS release. I use the approach taken in How to setup a wi-fi hotspot (access point mode)? I verified ...
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Mouse cursor dissappearing/flickering when not moving (Xubuntu 12.04 / xfce 4.10)

Installed Xubuntu 12.04 with xfce 4.10 on ThinkPad E540. When freshly booted, the mouse cursor works for about few minutes, then it starts to flicker and finally completely disappears, when not ...
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Help with the RT3290 Wireless adapter

I know there is a lot of questions about RT3290 wireless adapter, but I read many many of them and noone helped me with my problem. So, I have the HP Pavilion dm1 laptop and I installed Xubuntu 13.10 ...
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Boot with Ubuntu livecd gives an error message before proceeding to a grub style menu, is it safe to proceed with installation?

Error message is Could not open "\EFI\BOOT\fallback.efi": 14 I then get to a grub menu with four options: Try Ubuntu without installing, Install Ubuntu, OEM install, Check disc for defects. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 pixelated screen in between login screen and appearance of the desktop

I've posted this problem here and hope to get a fix, but until now still no result, so I'm trying here too. I hope there is a Linux pro here who can help me out. I've do some searching here on this ...
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Ethernet not connecting on boot

I recently moved my router to another PC and the back to my own and now my system won't start the ethernet connection automatically upon boot, I have to manually click on Wired Connection 1 each time. ...
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I cannot install my printer

Hello I just started to use ubuntu. For the moment I have not a very good impression. I still try to install my printer and it seems that I need a password for "workgroup". Can you please let me know ...
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Writing a bash script to copy all files between user specified directories! [closed]

I need a shell (bash) script that can copy all files from one directory to another; where the source and target will be specified by the user calling the script. Could someone help me with this?
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466 views

Computer doesn't recognize USB device

I am trying to use an iPod with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04. I was going to post this as an iPod problem, but it looks like it is bigger than that. When I plug in the iPod in my computer, it reads ...
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The screen is dark when start

I have just installed Ubuntu12.04 desktop on my computer. Now it has the following problem: every time when i start my computer, when the boot menu passed by, the screen will turn to be so dark that I ...
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bash: /home/gaja/.bashrc: line 4: syntax error near unexpected token `('

When I open the Terminal I got the following the errors. bash: /home/gaja/.bashrccu: No such file or directory bash: /home/gaja/.bashrc: line 4: syntax error near unexpected token (' bash: ...
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How to fix: Unity not working at all (updates, upgrade, drivers, OpenGL)?

Recently I got stuck with Unity since it does not work at all - I see no system bar nor Unity launcher (3D/2D). Possible causes are: system update/upgrade or playing with drivers (additional fglrx or ...
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How do I set up Java path? [duplicate]

I want to set up Java in my PC running Ubuntu 12.4 LTS with 64 bit architecture. I followed different posts on this site to do the same but I am confused, whilst I try to navigate to usr/lib/jvm I see ...
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Encrypted disk won't unlock anymore: Not authorized to perform operation (udisks-error-quark, 4)

In 2012 I used Ubuntu's gnome-disks utility to encrypt an external drive. Last year I was still being able to unlock it. But today I tried again on Ubuntu 2012.04 and gnome-disks says: Error ...
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I couldn't install Ubuntu with “Something Else” option

The option Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 is not listed (I have 15GB free space in c drive). In the "Something Else" option there are 4 drives listed: 1MB drive for windows loader 100MB drive ...
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Consuming more memory instead of require? [duplicate]

I had install ubuntu 64 bit on my system (ubuntu 12.04 lts). When I do free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 5859 5284 574 ...
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A Partitioning Question

I am looking at partitioning a new hard drive and I am not sure on how to go about it. The drive that I am installing Linux on (Mint at the moment but might change and also looking at a couple at the ...
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Error when mounting USB hard drive

Error mounting /dev/sdd1 at /media/nevos/Elements: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdd1" "/media/nevos/Elements"' exited ...
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I haven't got wlan0

I am new with Gnu/Linux operating systems and specially with recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I wanted to learn something about WLAN-s security and y tried to work with "aircrack-ng". I have a ...
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MAC address error : Device or resource busy

please can anybody explain this when am using the following commands ? mohammad@dv6-Notebook:~$ sudo -i root@dv6-Notebook:~# airmon-ng stop wlan1 Interface Chipset Driver ...
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No sound on powerpc, soundcard not detected

I am running Lubuntu 13.10 on, among other machines, a Mac iBook G4. I hear the signature sound on turning the machine on, but there is no sound when playing audio or video. ...

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