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Questions tagged [installation]

**DO NOT USE THIS TAG**. Use either [tag:system-installation] (for system installs) or [tag:software-installation] (for installing software on a running system). Questions about installing Ubuntu, or installing programs from within Ubuntu.

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How To Install Gnome Desktop on ubuntu 12.04 lts? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I Want To Know That of there is a way by which i can have a desktop like this one in the photo: This In Not Gnome Classic. I dont want Gnome Classic
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I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I get this message “the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present” [duplicate]

i just finished to install ubuntu 13.10 on my computer, is the first time that i use ubuntu, i tried to installing this operating system in the best way, i mean, i have installed ubuntu carefully (...
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cant install ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a new lenovo laptop I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on. I downloaded the ISO and burned a DVD from it. If I boot the laptop from the DVD, it seems to boot up fine. I get the desk top ...
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GRUB does not load, only shows a blinking cursor

First, sorry, I may mix things up here because I don't know extensively about a computer's architecture. So I bought an ASUS EEE PC 1025E and wanted to replace Windows 7 Starter by a GNU/Linux ...
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Installing tomcat5.5 from source

I want to install PHP/Java Bridge. I installed Tomcat7 for it, but it failed: sudo dpkg -i /home/asif/jbridge/php-java-bridge-j2ee_5.4.4.2-3_all.deb Selecting previously unselected package php-java-...
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How do I remove or reinstall Ubuntu in Windows 8 UEFI dual when Ubuntu is set as default?

NOTE: It is a UEFI dual boot with Windows 8 AND Ubuntu GRUB is set as default bootman. I am looking to do a reinstall of Ubuntu since I accidentally apt-get removed system packages. I cannot drop to ...
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Problem during installation with manual partitions?

My HDD is approximately 160 GB. I've created 4 partitions: the / one (~25000 MB) the /boot one, which is about 1 GB the swap (another 2 GB) a 50000 MB /home partition. Now, on the Device for boot ...
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OS Choice for and old PC, AMD Anthalon XP 2000+ 32bit with only 256MB of RAM

Looking at the site with older versions of Ubuntu it seems like 64bit on amd chips is the only option. I can upgrade the ram but I am pretty sure I am stuck with a 32bit processor. This PC had Windows ...
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No install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 option available in the installer. Why is that?

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Win8 on my laptop, though I can't. For some reason it won't give me the option. I have used a guide I have found here to remove GPT structures with gdisk and I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installer doesn't detect partitions

It's the first time I am trying to install Ubuntu, and it's Ubuntu 12.04. The thing is that I have got two partitions (C and D). D is empty, while in C I have got all the files. I defragmented both ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Raid installation

We have acquired an machine with Embedded Server RAID technology 5.4.1 and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 onto it. There are two disks and we have defined one logical volume with RAID 1. Then run ...
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Problems with the the Ubuntu 13.10 installation on Macbook Pro 11.2

I am new to Ubuntu, but I decided to install it on my newly gained Macbook Pro 11.2. I have four issues: In live mode, the screen crushed, I can hardly see clearly unless I plug in an external ...
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How to boot from CD / DVD and install from USB?

I've got an legacy Notebook (Toshiba Satellite 1110). I would like to install Lubuntu 14.04 . Unfortunately I was not able to boot from USB. The device is over 10 years old and has only got USB 1.x ....
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS & 13.10 not installing - IP through DHCP not working

I have this odd issue. I can't install 12.04LTS or 13.10 (both server) on my server. During the 'getting IP from DHCP' processes, the installation can't optain an IP address. Cable is fine, eth0 is '...
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Ubuntu Won't Connect to the Internet - BCM4312

I've looked at the other questions about having problems connecting to the internet, but it hasn't worked for me so far. I bought a netbook and I wanted to try Ubuntu out, which I installed from a ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/install/index....
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No Option to dual boot while installing

When I am installing 13.10, I do not get an option to dual boot with Windows 8. Its probably because I have Windows 8. It says it doesn't detect an OS but I know 8 is there.
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“new partion table” option is not active while installing ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 but the "new partition table" option is not active,. i have shrunk my drive and have 70 gb unallocated space.. but while installing it is not showing as "free space"...
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Cannot install and run Eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi guys well i'm new to Ubuntu my first time try to install and set environment stuffs on Ubuntu. I installed jdk 7 from webupd installer and installed the default setting package. I also installed ...
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Question from a newbie [closed]

I installed ubuntu yesterday, so this is a very new and unique experience for me. Naturally, I want to know how does installation work here? In Windows, exe files are opened and installation boots up;...
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Need advice installing Ubuntu on 2nd storage drive for windows 7 computer

Basically I have 2 drives on my pc. One SSD with win 7 OS and most apps it would utilize. My 2nd drive is a 1TB SATA 3 that only has basically steam apps and a few odds and ends like downloads. I ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 on a dual booted system with swap file

After installing my amd drivers from their website, I ran into some problems and now i boot into "low graphics mode". I decided to reinstall Ubuntu with the live cd. The first time i installed ...
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Cannot install from USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a server that has only USB boot capability (no cdrom, no pxe). I have tried to use 3 different tools but all have failed. The tools I have tried are ...
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Recovering an unbootable Ubuntu

Today i was trying to install 32 bit wine to my 64 bit pc and even though i knew that it may hurt my Ubuntu setup, i ran a sudo command which deleted build-essantials, some compilers and drivers. ...
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Ubuntu installation issue side by side windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have pre-installed windows 8.1 and I installed ubuntu 13.10. This is what I see - Boot Mode - [Legacy] Boot Priority - [UEFI] Issue here is when I restart my computer it doesn't ask for windows ...
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Install Ubuntu along Windows 8 with UEFI (can't get to installation screen)

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8 for three days now. I have a simple notebook with no CD/DVD drive, so I am using a USB stick for it and I used the recommended usb boot creator ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

When I was starting my computer I found a problem and due to which the computer was not starting i.e. it was showing boot problem then I thought of installing Ubuntu. The problem arises that I only ...
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How to partition my drive?

OK I have installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have my files on a hard drive. Now I want to put them back on my computer but I am nervous. I have already erased the drive. (I thought it would just replace ...
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How to install Mozilla central in Linux?

I have downloaded the mozilla-central from here. How to install Mozilla central in Linux. I am unable to find the correct document.
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bash: ./WorldOfGoo.bin: permission denied

I tried to launch World of Goo from the terminal (./WorldOfGoo.bin), but somehow I couldn't launch it. It displays the following error: bash: ./WorldOfGoo.bin: Permission denied Can anyone help ...
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I cannot change the iso file from which to create a startup disk [duplicate]

I have previously created a 13.10 USB startup disk, following the standard instructions to do so from Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. All went fine. That was a while ago. Now I’m trying to create a 12.4.4 LTS ...
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install error - Try (hd0,0):NTF5: move memory fails

I am trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 on a a Dell Latitude 505 but it wouldn't boot automatically on reboot with disc in the drive. I had to install some boot file, that the disc suggested. Now on ...
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problem installing ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 7 [closed]

i have windows 7, i ran ubuntu live cd mode, after asking for try or install, i clicked install. Tick the both check box of update and third party software. After a while it gotto next step. i ticked ...
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Install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop right now and I also want Windows 7. I want to dual boot. I am unable to partition the disk because it's not possible to shrink the hard-drive. I saw a couple of ...
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How to sysprep ubuntu to take its image

I am using fog to install images in my office. To clone and deploy windows images, sysprep is used to generalize the windows and to make sure it loses all the unique information like name n bla bla ...
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formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
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TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 dependency install problem

This is my first time using this forum and I am relatively new to ubuntu. I installed TeamViewer on another machine running 12.04 no problem. I have the same errors as the OP in this post: '...
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Will “regular” Ubuntu run well on a Dell Inspiron 15r? [duplicate]

I am going to be installing Linux, Ubuntu on a laptop this evening with the following basic specs: Core i3 Processor 4GB RAM 500gb HDD Intel HD 3000 Graphics would the basic, normal, most recent and ...
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X will not start while installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS N550JV

I've been trying to install Ubuntu from a live usb on my ASUS N550JV-CN270H, of which the DVD Drive has been replaced by an SSD (Crucial M500 480GB). When I select try ubuntu in GRUB the normal ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaPad U530 with windows 8.1 preinstalled

There has been a lot of discussion on installing Ubuntu on machines with preinstalled windows 8.1. I noticed that a great amount of work is required. Before I go through with this, I was wondering if ...
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Can't install/try Ubuntu after dd sda hard drive

I mistakenly ran dd on sda which is the current hard-drive Ubuntu installed on. I aborted dd (using ctrl-x) and when rebooted the machine it no longer boots with Ubuntu :( I have nothing important on ...
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I think about adding a second hard drive to my laptop

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop and I want to replace the DVD drive with a 16GB SSD drive. Now I have just 2 partitions on my hard drive ( / and /home), after adding the SSD drive I want to use it ...
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Can't install Apache HTTPD after deleting original folders [duplicate]

I had some problems with Apache, so I removed the entire folder from /etc , /var... now the command: sudo apt-get install apache2 doesn’t work, I guess because there are no apache folder anymore. So:...
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive?

What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive? I want partitions to be like this: => Primary: 325 GB Windows 7 x64 ...
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Newest Libre Office Isn't Installing Through PPA [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've followed the directions closely here: How do I install LibreOffice 4? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-1 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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Dual-boot problems, installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Hello here is my system, Currently running on windows 8.1 Created new partition -> installed ubuntu on there (When installing the Ubuntu, I cannot see any options that has "... install along Windows ...