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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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What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive?

What is the maximum number of OS that can be installed in a hard disk drive? I was able to install only upto 4 OS in my pc. Someone told a larger number of OS can be installed with another boot ...
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Trouble Installing Composer on Windows 7

Man oh man. I've looked everywhere for help, done everything I could, and now I'm here because I am simply stumped. I wasn't sure whether to ask this question here, or on Stackoverflow, but I assumed ...
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Kali Linux can't see my windows partitions

I am installing Kali Linux 1.0.9 on my ASUS K55VM (HDD 931 GB) in order to make it dual boot with Windows 7 64 bit installed.when I run the installer from live USB drive, At the point of detecting ...
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Debian - desktop environment not working

I just installed debian 7 whezee with KDE and had no errors after installation. But when I start debian could not see the desktop environment, I can only access the tty console. I tried startx and it ...
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Problems with Windows Installation

I've been trying to install Windows 7, Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 Pro (all of them x64) on the following computer, but I've never been able to get a clean installation. Either it freezes while ...
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HP envy SATA controller

I am trying to install XP on the secondary internal drive on an HP ENVY 17 j122na, I have been told that the driver is called 'intel rapid storage technology' so I copied the driver files onto a ...
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Custom Win XP with permssion problems

I'm trying to install a custom Windows XP SP3 on my HP Probook 4320s, using FAT 32 in the target partition. The installation has gone through some problems (missing files mainly), but it was just a ...
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.msi installers freeze with no status showing Windows 8.1

I have a slight issue with my laptop. Every time I try to run any sort of a .msi installer to install a application, the status freezes and no progress progresses. I know it is not just the ...
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How to install windows 8.1 using OEM provided install.wim and boot.wim

Unfortunately, recently, my C drive got corrupted and I had to format the whole partition and reinstall the untouched windows 8. There are 2 recovery partition in my laptop which includes install.wim ...
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How do I install PyMOL on 64 bit Windows 7 SP1?

I would like to install PyMOL on my PC. I un-installed it yesterday because I previously installed python 2.7.9 via Python(x,y) while my PyMOL installation (which I installed months ago so I'm afraid ...
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How to run gnuradio3.7.3 built using cmake

I installed gnu radio from this site: http://gnuradio.org/redmine/news/35 i did it using cmake make make install this installation created 5 directories: bin, etc, include, lib, share And ...
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Enable android sdk for all windows users

I installed Android SDK to my Windows 8.1 PC and selected "install for this user only". On that moment, i had only one user using my PC. Now, i added a new user for my PC and i want to enable sdk for ...
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How to install “elastix: a toolbox for rigid and nonrigid registration of images” in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

I have downloaded Mac OS X 64 bit binaries for Elastix and tried to run ./elastix in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): $ cd elastix_macosx64_v4.7 $ tree . ├── CopyrightElastix.txt ├── bin │   ├── elastix │  ...
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If I want to change the binaries of a Windows Service, do I need to reinstall it, or can I just restart it?

I will occasionally need to update a service on a Windows machine. I currently have admin access, but wont in the future. I've done some quick testing and found that it still manages to work if I just ...
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Differences in the Windows installaiton startup methods?

I'm trying to completely reinstall my computer incuding format of HDD. Since there are problems with boot from USB in my computer, I tried to run Windows normally and click on USB device and run ...
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Win7 install keeps saying it needs drivers for the SATA controller, even after it finds the drives

I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7x64 Pro on an HP z620 workstation. I have a USB drive created for it, and when booted to it, the Win installer tells me that I need to install drivers for the SATA ...
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Edubuntu stuck on installation

I've had this problem using multiple discs on multiple drives on this one computer. I'm trying to install edubuntu 12.04 on an old desktop. It boots to the disk, I select english and then "install ...