Questions tagged [preinstallation]

The act of installing the OS, and any related applications at the time the system is built, and before it gets to the user.

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Does Ubuntu Server have any special preinstalled packages

I want to build up my own desktop environment (like an Openbox/i3 setup) from a base. I don't want any pre-existing DE since I want to learn about all the components required to make a running DE on ...
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How do I pre-install a program on a Live CD to boot? [duplicate]

I would want "program.deb" to be pre-installed to a Ubuntu Live CD.
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Installing Ubuntu in a not certified device [duplicate]

I want to try installing Ubuntu on a 4 year old Dell laptop but it is not listed on the certified devices. Is it okay to try to install it? or not recommended if not included from the list? What are ...
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Ubuntu from a PC to another

So I had this old Laptop that have 2 SSD's one(this was inside of the laptop) with Windows and another(one I bought) with a partition with Ubuntu. Now I bought a Desktop and I want two put this second ...
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Which pre-installed apps ship with the Ubuntu 20.04 desktop installation?

When we do a normal install of Ubuntu, a few pre-installed apps are included. Can anyone provide me with a list of these apps?
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS - Unable to change IPv4 settings duing setup

During setup on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS, I have problems setting up manual IPv4. I'm enter the following: Subnet: 255.255.255.0/24 Address: 192.168.0.50 Under address I get the following error: '...
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Installation failure on AMD Ryzen 3900X and Gigabyte Auros Master X570 motherboard

I am trying to install Ubuntu 19.04 (or any other Linux distro) on a new HW consisting of Ryzen 3900X CPU, Gigabyte Auros Master X570 motherboard and AMD Radeon Vega 64 GPU. On installation startup ...
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Where to get Ubuntu for Dell Inspiron 14 5000 Series 5480

Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5480 website says to use pre-installed version of OS, but it shipped with Windows 10. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed ...
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How to buy a laptop with Ubuntu pre-installed

I would like to know how to buy a laptop with ubuntu preinstalled to ensure the hardware compatibility at 100%. I like very much the Thinkpad T Series or the X1-carbon but I'm open to other ...
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Cannot reinstall Ubuntu 18.04

I found this ACPI Error : Method parse/execution failed. BusyBox v. 27.2 (Ubuntu 1:1.27.2ubuntu3) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs)
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Cancel Kubuntu OS installation

I am very, VERY new to Ubuntu and Linux as a whole. I was going to attempt to install Kubuntu and manually configure my partitions, but I was very confused on how to do it. So, at the Disk Setup page, ...
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preinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 - ubiquity crashes on first boot when installing packets

I just received a Dell Latitude 5480 with Ubuntu 16.04 preinstalled. At first boot an installation program is started, and after some questions (language, license, timezone, keyboard, username, ...
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How to obtain the preinstalled image? [duplicate]

I have a Latitude 5480 which came pre-installed with Windows 10. I have installed Xubuntu 16.04 myself but failed to make some of the drivers work correctly. I would like to try the dedicated, pre-...
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How do I know what programming languages are pre-installed in Ubuntu?

How do I know what programming languages (I mean their compilers and interpreters) are already pre-installed in Ubuntu? For example, I see that Python is here. If I type python command in the terminal,...
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Lubuntu gives a graphics error, Ubuntu installs fine?

I downloaded L-Ubuntu x86, installed it to a USB drive using YUMI-2.0.4.2. Did the same with Ubuntu. Ubuntu will install, L-Ubuntu gives a graphics error. Tried this 3 times after downloading and ...
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Boot Loader not on /C

I installed from Ubuntu live on a second drive (/D), partitioned the boot loader on /D also. I select /D from the boot menu but /C boots up. Do I need the /boot partition on /C? I don't have a lot of ...
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Steps to install preinstalled image

Ive downloaded Ubuntu Touch Arm64 preinstalled touch image (zesty) from website. I want to know how can I install the same on my android phone. Wot r the steps for the same, Im on YU Yunique Soc ...
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Install pre-installed packages

I have a minimal install of Ubuntu on my desktop, and I would like to move to a normal install of Ubuntu (install ubuntu pre-installed packages all at once). Is it possible to install everything on a ...
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What will happen to home partition if I reinstall ubuntu

I decided to reinstall ubuntu because of many problems that I can't fix. I have a home partition that is encrypted. If I reinstall ubuntu can I access to /home and how to do it. I don't know the ...
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Will Ubuntu Run? [duplicate]

I would like to know if ubuntu 15.04 will run on my Asus Laptop. Below is the configuration 1.33GHz Intel Atom 2GB Ram 7.5 GB Harddisk Space(With Windows 8.1 already installed) Intel HD Graphics At ...
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Package listed in .manifest is not installed with OS

After visiting How do I list the default installed packages?, I read ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386.manifest and found (Ctrl+F) that it lists gparted 0.18.0-1 but (we know that) gparted is not ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu (14.04) with Windows 10

I have a Windows 8 system and was about to install Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot mode, when I heard about Windows 10 releasing. Now that the Windows 10 has rolled out, I would like to know whether doing ...
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How to install ubuntu onto a wiped clean hard drive on desk computer

I tried to update my XP to Windows 8 but somehow everything got messed up, is it possible to format the hard-drive and just install Ubuntu? Or does windows have to already be installed? I am ...
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Can I upgrade ubuntu in preinstalled dell laptop

If I purchase a ubuntu 14.04LTS preinstalled dell laptop then "can I upgrade ubuntu, whenever ubuntu's new version releases (i.e., ubuntu 15.xxLTS or later), via update manager using internet?
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Ubuntu for Lenovo E531 [duplicate]

A week ago I bought Lenovo E531 with Windows 8, but I don't like this operating system. I used to use Win XP. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10, followed all the instruction how to create an bootable USB ...
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How to re-install ubuntu that is pre-installed by manufacturer [duplicate]

Actually I wiped off ubuntu 12.04 lts that was pre-installed by manufacturer and want to just have it back is there any of doing this.
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Creating Swap Partition

Hello I am very new user of Linux. I am going to install Ubuntu 14.0.4 and have two questions: The partition in which the Ubuntu will be installed, what would be the partition type primary or logical?...
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Ubuntu won't boot from usb - Windows 8 - non dual boot related

I'm trying to replace Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu. I understand there are dual boot issues. I would like to completely replace Windows. I have created a usb installer as directed, but cannot get it to ...
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Trying to Download Ubuntu 14.04 with ImgBurn; Received I/O Error!

So I'm trying to download Ubuntu with a CD-R, but I got an error message. I can't place a picture, because I need 10 reputation, but here is a picture The download is at 99%, and I clicked try again, ...
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is it good to install ubuntu and windows on lenovo g510? [duplicate]

i recently bought lenovo g510(i5,8GB RAM) how to install windows and ubuntu on this without having any crash of os.
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installation 14.04 - Machine does not restart - stopping early crypto disks ok [duplicate]

This is my first time to install Ubuntu version is 14.04 desktop. After installation on a virtual machine (Hyper V), It says to restart. IT will stop at: stopping early crypto disks ok Then ...
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Why some wanted packages not pre-installed with Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I want to know why some very useful packages not pre-installed with Ubuntu? I am talking about packages like: ubuntu-restricted-extras gstreamer & libavcodecor vlc gksu ...
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Security Questions? [duplicate]

How can I check that Ubuntu is 100% secure? Should I install a firewall, antivirus, malware software, or any other security or are their security software programs installed by default?
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ubuntu installation alongside vista to uninstall vista later [duplicate]

if I decide to install ubuntu alongside vista, in order to try it first, can I disintall vista afterwards?
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Which Programs Are Included In The LiveCD That Are Removed Upon Installation?

I've noticed when booting up Ubuntu 13.10 – Desktop X86-64 disc in "Try Without Installing" mode that Gparted is pre-installed, however if you install Ubuntu to your hard drive the package is removed (...
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Turn off localization in ubuntu

Okay so when I install Ubuntu and I set my timezone to Belgrade parts of the interface are in Serbian, Cyrillic. That annoys the hell out of me. Some programs are entierly in Serbian even though I ...
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Can't boot ubuntu installer

I have an old Elo Entuitive touch computer with Windows XP and I wanted to install Ubuntu with an usb stick, but I couldn't boot it with 13.10 at all. So I went with 13.04 and the same error. Whenever ...
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Difference between pre-installed Ubuntu and self-installed Ubuntu

Is there a difference if you buy an Computer with Ubuntu pre-installed and if you install Ubuntu yourself? Are there any merits?
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Ubuntu OS security [duplicate]

My friend suggest me Ubuntu OS instead of windows 7 because on ubunut no virus,trojan,rootkit this is true ? Thanks, Michi
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installing ubuntu from disk and few other quesions

So I decided to finally download ubuntu, I notice the file is an .iso, does that mean I need to decompress it before burning it to a disk? That can be done with something like winrar, yes? Or does ...
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server install from iso using apt-cacher server

I have a server running apt-cacher. Is there any way to specify it as an apt source while doing a Ubuntu server install from iso? I'm currently doing a minimum install and then modifying /etc/apt/...
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Explanation Needed: Installing Ubuntu in EFI mode

I am not very good with Linux and EFI, but I wish to dual-boot Ubuntu and Pre Installed Windows 8 on my laptop. Windows 8 is definitely installed in EFI mode, and I boot ubuntu from my flash drive in ...
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Installing Ubuntu on many laptops [duplicate]

At my company we are upgrading our hardware and I need to reinstall Ubuntu on ~15 laptops. Do you have any clues how to approach it? Do I need to sit in front of every machine and manually click ...
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Pre-installed Windows; Drive Partition [duplicate]

I got a laptop with pre-installed windows 8. I want to dual-boot Ubuntu on it. The problem is that my laptop has only one drive(no partition). How do i install Ubuntu without losing my pre-installed ...
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How to fix messed up GUI when Installing Ubuntu 13.04

I tried downloading the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04, and when it finished, I used the universal USB installer tool, provided on the ubuntu website. That was all successful, but when I tried to boot ...
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Is there a way to preinstall ubuntu (so it shows the wizard to create an account, and orientation stuff, on first boot)?

Is there some toolkit used by the OEMs of Ubuntu to install Ubuntu in such a way that it displays some wizard to create an account, and maybe show an orientation video. Also, is there a way to ...