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While installing, debian does not show my individual partitions

In my dual boot PC, I am trying to install Debian. This is how my disk partition looks like. When i try to create a partition in the debian installation it shows this 250GB entirely. When i select ...
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How to install omniORB on Windows?

I installed Python 2.7 and MinGW, added everything which is needed to PATH (g++ and python), and downloaded omniORB from ...
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Create Bootable Ubuntu/Windows USB to run on OS X

I am trying to install a couple operating systems in partitions on my MacBook Pro. I have an 80 GB SSD with the Mac OS on it, along with a 750 GB HDD in the SuperDrive slot. The 750 is divided into ...
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Advanced FullScreen Debugger fails to install during “make”

I need to install a software called Advanced FullScreen Debugger for Assembly code debugging but while running make I'm getting this error. I am on Ubuntu 12.04, 32-bit. afd_load.c:61:32: fatal ...
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Why did I fail to install packages when using debian?

There is lots of messed up dependency. How can I resolve this problem? It produces the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, ...
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Windows 8 - distorted screen

I had already installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my computer and it worked flawlessly, however, now I want to install it again. When I see the installation screen at boot the screen is completely ...
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A running windows service downloading binary-blocked by antivirus

I have a running winservice which downloads an exe to disk and runs the logic from that binary. Everytime I download ,right before the file is saved to the filesystem, I have the AVG antivirus ...
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What is the best tool to perform an automated/unattended virtual guest os install?

I would like to be able to add (and remove) virtual machines from my Ubuntu (12.04) host OS using 'unattended guest os installation' method. What I mean here is to pass a command to the software via ...
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Ubuntu preseed. Use whole disk space, but no swap

I'm trying to make a installation usb stick for a equipment we have here. I would like to automate linux installation, because we have a lot of these machines to install. The machine has a 30GB SSD ...
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Installing Windows 7 on UX31A's GPT disk

There are a lot of Windows/GPT-related questions out there, but from what I've been reading these past hours, I seem to be doing the right thing... except, well, obviously not. I'm trying to install ...
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jpeg format open error in GIMP

i can't open any file type except PNG format in GIMP. actually i know that wasn't install libjpeg or libtiff. how i can fix it? i compile source first and than purge it and install from repository. ...
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What does it mean “not a valid LUKS device”?

During an upgrade from Fedora 15 to 17, I installed into an existing LUKS encrypted partition. I'm sure I borked the boot loader options, because the new system boots to GRUB. When I attempt to fix ...
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Soluto installation fails with “Check your internet connection or firewall settings”

A few days ago, I wanted to install Soluto. The installation failed with this error message: Check your internet connection or firewall settings! Because everything was fine with my connection, ...
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Using an Arch Linux persistent USB on mac

Ok, so i following this guide on the Arch Wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installing_Arch_Linux_on_a_USB_key, and installed Arch successfully to my 16GB sandisk cruzer. Ive got 3 partitions, ...
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Installing ettercap-gtk on mac osx lion.

I'm trying to get ettercap-gtk installed on osx but am having little luck. Getting ettercap without the GUI installed was no problem. When I try with macports I get the following: Package ...
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Problems with TimeMachine configuration - can I blow this away and start over?

I am migrating from a MacBook Pro (early 2009 - OSX 10.6.8) to a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.2). I have been backing up to an external drive using TimeMachine. I want to migrate the back up to my new ...
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Installing Flash for Firefox on OSX without admin rights

I have installed a local copy of Firefox in my folder without admin rights. Is there a way to install Flash for it as well without admin rights? I have found instructions for Windows here and here. ...
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Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10

I tried installing Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11 through the Ubuntu Software Center, but when I start up a Gnome shell I get what I guess is Gnome 2.0 instead. The log in menu gives me a choice between Gnome ...
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Webcam not found after re-installing Windows 7 (LiteOn Sonix SN9C230)

On my Vostro 1310 laptop, I re-installed Windows 7, now I have trouble with my webcam. I had a driver CD that came with my laptop, which I installed, but during setup it shows me error: error ...
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How to install a new version of Gtk without overwriting the current version?

There is a similar question without answer : How do I install a newer version of GTK in Ubuntu without replacing the current one? I'm running a Fedora 10 - Gnome - Gtk 2.0. Wireshark needs Gtk+ > ...
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Black screen when trying to install kubuntu macbook (2008 or 2009)

So I have a MacBook, which I believe is the 2008 model, that I am trying to dual-boot kubuntu on. Everything works fine up until the GUI is initiated (at least I think it is when the GUI is ...
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How can I force a hybrid 64/32bit application to install as a 32bit software in Windows 7?

Well the title says it all, when I install this application it installs in its 64 bit mode which is buggy for me, but the 32 bit mode worked perfectly on my previous computer, is there anyway to have ...
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How to modify InstallShield script(s) to install Win XP 32-bit app on Win 7 64-bit

I have a relatively large (~ 17 components) application that has been running on Win XP 32-bit. I need to modify the InstallShield install script(s) to allow it to be installed on Win 7 32-bit and/or ...
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Trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic

I'm having trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic. Here's the output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libqt4-core: Depends: libqtcore4 (= 4:4.7.0-0ubuntu2~lucid1~ppa2) but ...
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Downloading font failed during Winetricks installation of Steam

I was using Winetricks to install the Valve Steam client on my Ubuntu machine. However, the download failed for a font. I don't see a way to tell it to start over – what do I do now?
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Asus A52JC won't start after BIOS upgrade

I have an Asus A52JC laptop. I downloaded the BIOS from Asus' website, went into BIOS Flash Utility and ran the BIOS flash update. After that, the computer should have restarted, but now I can't ...
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Mac OS X Lion Installation Bug

I'm trying to install a clean copy of Lion on my Macbook 4,1. So as per instructions, I burned the InstallESD.dmg to a DVD. When booting from the DVD, I get the following message when loading stops: ...
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Deploying Win Server 2008 R2 in VBox (Linux Host): Unknown Error 0xc00000000025

Title says it all, but I'm running into an error deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Linux host, inside VBox. This is a during-installation issue, which is that it gets to the "Loading Windows..." ...
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Windows 7 can't open Excel 2010 .xlsm files?

I just reinstalled Windows 7. When I installed Office 2010 I deselected some components to save disk space. Now, I can't open xlsm files. I would like to know which components in the Office ...
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Windows XP install button disabled

I want to install Windows XP on an Asus laptop with a hidden partition that contains Vista. When I boot the laptop from my XP CD, I can do everything except install it. I get similar behavior when I ...
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Can't start installation of WampServer

I installed Wamp server (2.1 e-x32) on my computer, but in the middle of configuring MySQL, I entered the wrong data and I couldn't delete with standard commands (like delete or backspace). However, ...
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Setting up a Remote Diskless System

I am trying to setup a PXE Boot server with RHEL 6 and am following these directions. Has anyone done this successfully?? I am having various issues. I used the rsync command to copy over the ...
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Error during installation of MySQL (Could not start service)

I am trying to install MySQL but I keep getting an error! I am using mysql-5.5.11-winx64.msi on Windows 7 x64. The error message reads Could not start the service MySQL Now the installer just ...
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How to do a silent install of MSYS on WIndows XP

I have to install a set of development tools that includes MSYS 1.0.11 on a bunch of Windows XP boxes. Every other tool is built with MSI or can simply be untarred or unzipped to the relevant install ...
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What is the command line that Visual Studio uses to install SQL Express?

I'm writing an application that will download and install all the prerequisites for a larger application. One of those prerequisites is SQL Express 2008. I need my application to be able to install ...
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Cannot install iTunes- iPod Service error

I am using Windows 7 64-bit. I have had problems with the service starting before, fixed by manually starting it, and I have had problems installing updates. So, I have uninstalled it and reinstalled ...
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ImportError: No module named _md5

I am trying to install Altera's Quartus 10 web edition 32 bit (but I think only the 32bit part is relevant to my problem) on Fedora 14 (x86_64bit), which runs inside a VM. When I run the installer: ...
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What Should i do to get PyQt4 working on Ubuntu?

Installed python-qt4 and pyqt4-dev-tools packages on ubuntu Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Sep 15 2010, 15:52:39) [GCC 4.4.5] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more ...
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Errors while installing SQL Server SSIS 2005

I was trying to use SQL Server SSIS 2005 for the first time and mysteriously all the SQL SSIS menu items were missing from my start menu and then from the BIDS project choices even though I did a full ...
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Problem after installing node.js on Debian Lenny

I managed to install node.js successfully on my machine but when invoking make test I get an error message: python tools/test.py --mode=release simple === release test-net-pingpong === ...
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Installation Error on Windows Vista: “Side-by-Side configuration is incorrect”

NOTE: This is not a dupe of this other question. That question refers to a similar problem with 2 programs, while I'm only having it with 1, so the solution there doesn't apply to my situation. My ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade Fail, Can not install/remove/purge USB Device are not detected too

I recently Upgraded my Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.10 and now I can not remove or install or even any USB Devices are also not detected. I get following error on install/remove I tried adding new user and see, ...
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Installing Ubuntu - Boot Manager Troubles

Specs - Acer Aspire - Intel Based System - UEFI Firmware I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I had the issue of my Boot Manager not finding other bootable devices (my external ...
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how to install a dialup modem

how do I install a dialup internal modem to my toshiba satellite L305-S5955 ? I bougt a modem card but I don't know how to connect it to probably the mother board or any slot it has only one cable ...
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Can't launch LibreOffice 4.4 on Linux Mint 17

Uninstalled LibreOffice 4.2, downloaded the LibreOffice 4.4 tar files and extracted them all into a folder on the desktop, then installed, as per the README, from a terminal window in that folder with ...
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Replace an installed program with a newer version

I have GCC 4.6 on my Raspbian installation, but I'd like to use GCC 4.9. I can of course do sudo apt-get install gcc-4.9 but then I have to use gcc-4.9 in order to use the newer version of GCC. I can ...
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Installing WINDOWS - 7 WITH secondary display enabled from the time of installation

We have MINI ITX motherboard, This board supports multiple display option VGA, LVDS..For this configuration we prefer only LVDS. Currently, we are migrating from LINUX to WINDOWS,Initial installation ...
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Sugar on a Stick Installation on white Macbook 2009: Don't

This is more a psa than a question. If you know better where to post, please let me know. I have been trying to install sugar (not) on a stick on the main drive of my daughters white macbook, 2009. ...
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Python setup failed Unspecified error

I'm install python 3.5.0a3 first time on windows 8.1 64 bit and at just starting of installation it just says "Setup failed". Here is the log file.
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completely uninstalling software and accompanying components

As a student in computer science, I find myself installing many useful software applications for computer programming on Windows. One software application in particular that I enjoy using on Windows ...