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Installing r-base-core issues after removing it

As of 5 hours ago I had a working version of R at version 3.0.1 Since I attempted to drop it back to a previous version by $ sudo apt-get remove r-base-core now when attempting to fix it I get ...
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Upgrade Win 7 to Win 8 and remove Ubuntu

I have in my computer an installation of ubuntu (11.04) and Windows (7) I want to remove the ubuntu installation and upgrade the windows to windows 8 without formatting my machine. All the ...
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sudo make install: permission denied

I have a most annoying question about building from sources. I've searched for an answer for a long while and nowhere can I find one... I've compiled software from sources before and this just baffled ...
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How to use ubiquity command when booting Ubuntu Live CD?

In default Ubuntu ISO, the menu labeled "Install Ubuntu" includes only-ubiquity in its boot command. In default Kubuntu the menu labeled "Start Kubuntu" includes maybe-ubiquity, which will show user ...
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Installing PostFix on Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx) from terminal window from script using apt-get postfix: no options to select

Actually I'm using sudo apt-get install bzr bzr-builddeb equivs (though sudo apt-get install postfix seems to be doing the same thing) from the terminal windows, As per the iFolder instructions ...
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Building Awesome Window Manager is giving me an error? [closed]

I am following these steps in order to build Awesome window manager on 10.04. I am building 3.4 while the tutorial is for 3.1. I installed all of the specified dependencies including Cairo. Edit: I ...
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red5 Install on Ubuntu 10.04? Problems with libslf4j

I've been trying for many days to get Red5 to install on Ubuntu 10.04. I finally managed to get red5.sh to stop hanging a few seconds in but now I'm getting the following error: Setting default ...
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problem in installing ubuntu

I have a hp pavilion dv6000 notebook. I installed windows 7 in it. It worked fine for six months. Now there is some problem in the graphic card or something. My screen olution is set to something 600 ...
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Error while installing geany

I have recently downloaded geany 0.19.1. Installation Guide. Autotools based build system The Autotools based build system is very mature and has been well tested. To use it, you just need the Make ...
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Program parameters for anjuta

I have recently installed Anjuta. I don't know what parameters should be passed in order to run the program after clicking on Run -> Execute.
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Ubuntu grub rescue prompt

Installed WUBI on Windows and the Ubuntu installation completed. The first time I logged in to Ubuntu it updated a full set of patches and asked to reboot. Now after reboot it is showing me the ...
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What happened to XBMC for Linux?

I'm setting up an HTPC so I'm trying to install XBMC. Following the XBMC Team's instructions, the commands run as expected until the second line, where apt-get reports that the package 'xbmc' wasn't ...
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Find where a program is installed in Linux

After installing a program using a package manager where is the information about where the program was installed and in which menu category it can be found.
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Unable to install gnome shell in Ubuntu 10.04?

I am unable to install gnome-shell through Synaptic and am getting the following error. Can someone please help me out? vmuser@vmhub:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done ...
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Tex install gone wrong on Ubuntu 10.04

My computer crashed halfway through apt-get installing tex-common. When I tried again after rebooting I got various error messages relating to missing configuration entries eg Essential entry ...
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ubuntu make install location

When we, ./configure make make install where are the programs installed?
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Installing Ubuntu in Windows 7 virtual PC

I am trying to install Ubuntu Desktop (latest edition downloaded from their website) on my Windows 7 Virtual PC. The VM boots and I get to the install screen, however, when I press ENTER to begin the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Installation

I do have XP on my PC. I want to shift to Ubuntu 10.04. I want to format whole PC & want to keep only Ubuntu. Should I have to keep partition for it like we do in previous version of Ubuntu. ...
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Fresh install of 64bit Ubuntu needs flash but adobe doesn't have a version for me

I need flash to watch YT videos. YT said "You need to upgrade your Adobe Flash Player to watch this video." with a link to download flash. I'm running 10.04 so I see possible choices for myself: 1) a ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 *from* a USB drive?

I've tried the Universal USB Installer from PenDrive, and put 10.04 Ubuntu Server on it. But when I boot up and try to install, it looks for a Ubuntu CD ROM, which I do not have. I thought the whole ...
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ubuntu : partition table error (Partition table entries are not in disk order)

i have asked about Gparted doesn’t detect any partitions and i tried the command : sudo fdisk -l and the result is (after partition info ) : Partition table entries are not in disk order so ...
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Why does Ubuntu 10.04 not see my hard drives?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 64bit to a new machine. mobo = gigabyte x58a-ud3r cpu = i7 930 ssd = Kingston 64GB V+ hhd = wd 1tb black When the installation gets to the prepare ...
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Install persistent Ubuntu Lucid Lynx on 16 GB pen Drive

I am using Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx on my 16 GB pen drive. I have a live Ubuntu disc. I want my install to be persistent so that whatever changes I make are ...
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Gparted doesn't detect any partitions

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my laptop. First I installed it inside Windows and when it boots for first time I got the error message "couldn't find root filesystem , try partition table ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 install - frozen at splash, no errors

Has anyone else come across this? After about as much of a fresh install as i can muster without buying new drives, and after walking through the amd64 alternate install with ease, and after a ...