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From what I see there you want to install Ubuntu on that 30 GB free space. Boot your PC from Ubuntu CD and choose something else when prompted to select partition. In the list click on your free space and then click the plus sign button to add a partition. Choose a size slightly larger than your RAM and select At the end option and use as Swap. Click Ok. ...


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You can use the following command to find the installed software or packages: $dpkg --get-selections If you want to specific installed package or software then you can use following command: $dpkg --get-selections | grep <package/software name>


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Alternatively you can use Aptik to do this task using a GUI instead a CLI (personally I prefer the CLI method described above, but here you have another possible solution). Aptik allows you to Backup & Restore your favourite App's, PPA's and many more! You can get Aptik from official PPA using this simple line: sudo apt-add-repository -y ...


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In computing, the Executable and Linkable Format (ELF) is a common standard file format for executables, object code, shared libraries, and core dumps. In your question /sbin/init: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object identifies ELF as the format for a 32-bit shared object from a shared library. Your operating system is a 64-bit OS that has a 32-bit shared object ...


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Use GParted. Install it with sudo apt-get install gparted. Screenshot from GParted site: Delete old Windows partition by right clicking on it and selecting delete and then right click ubuntu partition and choose resize/move.


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This method is re-installing the system (backup important data but it seems there is none yet). If you want to keep the current system follow Cornelius method (though a reinstall might be quicker ;) ). Insert the Ubuntu DVD or the USB into your system Reboot with the DVD or USB as 1st boot device. Wait for it to load and show: Choose Install. Insert ...


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For cursor flickering go to System Settings > Displays.In the Displays window, you will see an Unknown monitor. Click it and disable it. Voila! Mouse flickering should be gone. If everything else looks fine then you can proceed with installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Also looking at your system specs I really dont think there would be a problem.


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Try booting into your Ubuntu Install Media. Go through the installation process until you get to where you want to install it. Format your hard drive(s) from there. Profit. Or, just boot into Recovery Mode. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecoveryMode



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