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comment Error running software updater
And why do you think this will help the OP with the problem? There might be a problem with the sources list, but it seems unlikely. Moreover, telling him to enable proposed is sure to cause more problems later.
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comment Error running software updater
This is really more of a comment, suggestion, and request for more info than an answer.
May
29
comment My laptop has no operating system is it possible to download Ubuntu into my phone and transfer it to my laptop?
Do you have a friend who can download and burn install media for you? Also look for a linux user group in your area. Or use the phone to order pre-made installation media from Canonical or one of the companies that advertise at distrowatch. These are usually around $5 USD, if that's possible for you. If the phone is Android, it might be possible to install a terminal app that might let you download an iso, then use dd to burn it to a mounted usb. There are several Android apps that let you install linux tools.
May
29
revised How do I install drivers for a Powercolor R9 290?
cleaned up offensive language
May
28
comment Can I continue aborted debootstrap?
In general you can re-mount the target, chroot into it again, and pick up where you left off. Can you edit your question to include more info about the error?
May
17
answered XScreenSaver Lock Screen
May
14
comment Keyboards writes “bad” space characters in gnome terminal
Thanks for the link. Wasn't aware of that one.
May
14
revised Keyboards writes “bad” space characters in gnome terminal
wrapped the url in an accessible link for screen readers
May
14
comment Keyboards writes “bad” space characters in gnome terminal
Are you using the AltGr key to enter the pipe? I think you might have to press space twice. Once to end the symbol input and then once for the regular space.
May
14
reviewed Leave Open Is it possible to replace Windows with Ubuntu on the Intel Compute Stick that has Windows pre-installed?
May
14
reviewed Leave Open Can I reset my Wine install?
May
14
comment How does this partitioning page work?
I haven't used wubi in a long time but I don't think you used wubi the way you think you have. If you don't understand this screen, do nothing. Hit quit. You have the potential to destroy your Windows partitions. Please search the site for questions and answers about installing alongside Windows.
May
7
comment Does Ubuntu support the asus crosshair v formula Z motherboard?
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu. I think this would be an acceptable answer if it definitively answered the question, but it doesn't. Look more closely at the other distros in that sheet: Fedora 17 and openSUSE 12.1. In other words, the sheet is outdated. 12.04 was just the most recent release at the time; it doesn't mean that the motherboard in incompatible with newer releases. If anything it means it probably is ok with 15.04, since it's unlikely the kernel dropped support for that hardware.
May
7
comment Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all?
I've read that the newest kernel (not in 15.04) adds a lot of support for the Surface 3. You might try Fedora 22 (now in beta and being released in about 3 wks) which uses kernel v.4.0, but I'm not sure if the improvements are in that kernel yet either.
May
7
comment Unable to install anything in Lubuntu
So the problem turned out to be that you installed 13.04, which in now end of life. You need to install either 15.04, 14.10 (supported only until July), 14.04, or 12.04. If you need lubuntu, lubuntu might only provide iso's for 15.04 and 14.04. See the answer linked above.
May
7
comment Unable to install anything in Lubuntu
@JohnKirchner libreoffice is the name of a meta-package so that would work fine.
May
7
comment Unable to install anything in Lubuntu
Because your weren't connected, you probably only have your software sources set to the installation cd and not a network mirror. Can you edit your question with the result of cat /etc/apt/sources.list
May
7
comment Problem installing Ubuntu 15.04
This sounds very similar to the bug report I filed about installing on my Asus: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1389081
May
6
answered Ignoring files while updating
May
6
comment cannot upgrade Kubuntu 14.10
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu. The OP may not know how to comment out a line. What about the other references to Saucy or the ppa?