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Overlapping partitions can't install ubuntu

when I try to install ubuntu it doesn't detect the windows OS and doesn't show up harddisk partitions as well. I think the issue is due to partition overlapping. Here is the output of fdisk. How do I ...
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ATI catalyst installer not displaying properly

I own HP G6-2313AX with AMD A10 processor having 7678 2GB dual Graph.Card. I am average Ubuntu user. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04.1. after that I wanted to TRY out propitiatory display drivers ...
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Installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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How to install windows 7 in a dual-boot pc?

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 installed in my pc.Which is a dual-boot system.Now i want to reinstall windows 7 uninstalling both ubuntu and previous windows.How can i do it keeping my personal ...
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How should I use manual partition in Ubuntu?

Well , I'm just moving from Windows platform to Ubuntu and I'm stuck at how to use manual partition. I don't want to preserve any previous windows installation or previous data too. My Windows drives ...
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Using internet for ubuntu installation

There is an option to connect to the internet while installing ubuntu. is it not dangerous to use public wifi for that purpose? Is it secure to do so?
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PyQt5 - python-3.2 : no module available + pyuic5 cannot find PyQt5.uic module

Trying to install PyQt5, the ''make install'' command ended by issuing a warning related to pyuic5 file format (see bellow) the python path is set as ...
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List all install packages and sort by installed/updated date

I've install a lot of packages before, both useful and useless. This made me result back to Windows. Unfortunately, I had to return back to Ubuntu since for some technical difficulties. Anyways, ...
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Install Ubuntu on Hardware Raid 1 server , message partition disk

The installer has detected that the following disks have mounted partitions: /dev/sda/ Do you want the installer to try and unmount the partitions on these disks before continuing? If you leave ...
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why does NOT the ubuntu 13.10 have the version.h?

/usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12 /usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12-generic Neither has the version.h file in the /include/linux/. Why? That hinders the softwares installation.
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How to install ubuntu on a macbook pro using a pendrive?

I did an upgrade of 11.04 into 13.04 and it has failed miserably. Now I want a fresh install, hopefully saving my /home directory. I use centos on my other machine and do not have access to a macos ...
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Having trouble installing Linux Live CD on to a VirtualBox Hard Drive (install option is not working)

I've built several Ubuntu ISO images using Ubuntu Builder which will run in VirtualBox as a Live CD, I have run into a problem trying to Install the ISO to the VirtualBox machine as the Install option ...
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Which partition can I delete so that I can install Ubuntu?

I have a desktop computer on which I first installed Windows 7, then Ubuntu 13.10 (in dual-boot). Since everything went fine, I wanted to do the same on my laptop, which currently has only Windows 7 ...
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Trouble with installing Ubuntu in HP ProBook 4530s

I installed many times Ubuntu in my ProBook 4530s along with Windows 8.1 but I can't boot that when I start the system, and also I fully installed the Ubuntu on my pc. But when the installation got ...
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How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian

All existing answers I found are for the pre-multiarch era (chroot) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiArch says it is OK to install i386 package on amd64 under the multiarch environment, but ...
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Install Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark download on Ubuntu

I managed to download Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark but I can't install it (since it is supposed to be used from older Windows versions I suppose). Is it possible to create a bootable USB or otherwise ...
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Dual boot W7 64bit + Ubuntu, W7 does not boot

Dual boot W7 64bit + Ubuntu installed. Ubuntu appears to work fine, but W7 will not boot. I downloaded boot repair and did the recommended repair. That did not work. I now have 6 partitions: ...
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Flashing cursor when booting Linux on a MacbookAir6,2 from external drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Saucy onto an external hard drive for a Macbook Air 6,2. The intention is that I can plug it into an unmodified Macbook and run Ubuntu. I have a working USB installer ...
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Windows & Unbuntu Installation from same usb stick

We do quite a bit of PC installations with either Windows XP/7 or Ubuntu. We do have individual bootable USB stick/flash drive for each i.e one for windows and one for Ubuntu. Just wondering if we can ...
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Problems installing ping in docker

I am trying to follow the docker tutorial but in a virtual machine. I've tried to install ping in ubuntu docker container with the command sudo docker run ubuntu apt-get install ping The problem ...
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Dual boot MacOS-ubuntu using refit

I am trying to install a dual boot with Ubuntu on my Mac Version 10.8.5. I first installed Refit but I forgot to reboot my computer so that Refit get properly installed. My mistake was to boot ...
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Why am I getting following error on installing CGAL 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04?

cmake worked well but when I run make, the following error is shown: In file included from /home/kavish/Downloads/CGAL-4.3/src/CGAL_Qt3/Qt_widget_layer.cpp:69:0, from ...
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Running mpd on Ubuntu

I installed mpd, mpc and ncpmcpp using apt get-install. I am unable to start mpd properly. (I have copied the entire config file at the bottom of the question.) r@r-HP-Mini-110:~$ sudo mpd listen: ...
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Installing LiveCd Ubuntu Based

I just bought the ebook Hacking the art of exploitation (Link: http://www.nostarch.com/hacking2.htm#updates) and I downloaded the livecd which came along with it(Link: ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect primary hard drive

Ubuntu isn't working well for me. I'm trying to install it, and all goes well...until I reach the choose partitions screen. It lets me select the drive i want to install Ubuntu to, but the only option ...
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Trouble installing gcc-4.0 in Ubuntu 11.10

I have gcc-4.6.1 installed in my Ubuntu 11.10 system. For compiling some other software I require gcc-4.0. I download the gcc-4.0.0 tar file and extracted it. I created a new folder and ran the ...
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ubuntu image for multiple computers

I need to set up several computers to be exactly the same: install ubuntu apt-get some software create specific users tweak those users' settings and defaults create some global environment ...
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chrubuntu on samsung 303c12

I try to install chrubuntu on my samsung 303c12 chromebook but I can get in graphical interface. When I type startx I get command not found. I struggle with this for hours I went through of all ...
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Windows 7 install: “No drives were found”

I noticed this question is already on here but it does not address the specific circumstances I am in and thus the solutions there are not really helpful here. I have several hard drives connected to ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Debian headless server?

I have a headless Debian Unstable server that I would like to install Ubuntu Trusty on. However, I do not have a keyboard or monitor connected to it, so I would like to install it over SSH. I have ...
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How to make deb package to actually change something

I work in linux based environment where we also need to access some test servers inside our intranet. To do it, I updated my /etc/hosts entry to let system know "who is who". Inside our team we got ...
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How to install TheBrain software on ubuntu/kubuntu?

I am completely new to Linux based operating systems and am having trouble installing programs. I downloaded the latest version of TheBrain but can't seem to install it. I've made the file executable ...
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Installing new OS on laptop from bootable USB/DVD

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 from a bootable USB drive (created using unetbootin). After setting the boot priority and booting, the screen shows: SYSLINUX 3.63 debian..... boot: ...and then ...
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apt-get gives error: Unable to locate package <package name> for all packages

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 13.10, and I'm trying to install an FTP server, but apt-get doesn't seem to want to install anything. sudo apt-get install vsftpd brings the error: unable to ...
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unable to boot from USB flash drive (kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS)

I've downloaded kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS .iso and tried to install it on a flash drive to install the system on my hard drive. I've tried to use usb-creator-kde 3 times and unetbootin once and each time ...
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usb-creator-kde fail to install bootable kubuntu

I want to install a bootable kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on my Kingston flash drive (1,9GB storage). I've already tried it twice so far and the flash drive didn't start from USB, although I made sure that ...
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overriding new ubuntu installation

I've got a ubuntu 11.10 which has lost its support in May 2013, now I'd like to reintall up to the most up-to-date LTS, which is 12.04. My question is regarding my current partitions and doing ...
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Will Windows 7 setup overwrite Windows 8 and Ubuntu boot records?

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed, both an the same physical hd (2 partitions). Windows 8 was installed after a format, Ubuntu afterwards. I used EasyBCD to setup the boot records and the boot ...
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Docker, start image from scratch

All getting-started guides for Docker based their docker images on someone else's. However, even the base image has 180MB of virtual storage there. So, I'm wondering, is it possible to start my ...
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How long to install Ubuntu

Clean install, replacing Windows 7, from a USB stick. (Windows boot sector was messed up, but no hard disk or memory errors.) I'm installing 32-bit Ubuntu on my 64-bit machine, because the 64-bit ...
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Reinstall pre-installed Windows 8 [and install Ubuntu with Win 8 later on]

I bought myself a new tiny laptop - Asus X201E. It came with windows 8 preinstalled in UEFI mode, I have no DVDs with it - any DVD with drivers nor Windows 8. Since Im not a big fan of Windows, I ...
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I want to install a psql module, but ubuntu cannot find the package?

I wanted to install a postgres module in ubuntu similar to this. So I ran a sudo apt-get update and that ran fine. Next, I did a sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.2-prefix just like the instructions ...
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Can I used previously installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 as parallel booting within eachother

I have a Windows 7 installation that I've been using for long time now and I'm also experimenting with Ubuntu nowadays. I recently installed 13.04 alongside my Win7 installation. Now my question is, ...
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How to install an older version of Firefox easily?

I am an Ubuntu user and I would like to have an older version of Firefox on my system (to enable TiddlyWiki to write to my file system). I found in Internet the sequence of steps for installation of ...
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jenkins installation on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS — running into problems

$ sudo apt-get install jenkins Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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wants to remove cdh4(hadoop) from ubuntu 12.04

i have installed cdh3 pseudo mode in my ubuntu 12.04(precise) system using the following web reference cdh3-install-ubuntu12.04 now i tried to install cdh4 to replace cdh3 but,unfortunately found ...
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Malformed IP Address, new ubuntu installation

I am installing a Ubuntu 13.04 from virtual disc over IPMI, yet when I come to manually configuring my network it tells me my IP address is malformed and should be in the format 'x.x.x.x' when it is. ...
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So I wrote a program… Now how do I package it and automate the install?

I wrote a very simple Linux program which is essentially made up of: a bash script, four python scripts and a text file. I want to package it all together so that when people install it, it ...
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Can't understand which partition is unallocated space during an Ubuntu installation

This might seem a really stupid question. I have windows 8 on my laptop. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside it. My hard drive is supposed to have 20 GB unallocated space on it to install ...