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How to install linux from grub?

I have grub running on my box, and was wondering how to install linux from there. I have a USB prepared with xubuntu-14.04.4-i386.iso, and tried loading linux /casper/vmlinuz, and boot though ...
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How to reinstall and activate Adobe InDesign CS2 (Polish)?

I have a client that needs to reinstall their computer. They have a Polish version of InDesign CS2, which won’t activate anymore. How to install it after reinstalling Windows? The English version from ...
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How to install Win 7 Pro without a disc

I have bought a computer that has a sticker on it for a Win 7 Pro with a Product Key. Now I need to format that computer and install Windows 7 - I don't have previous user password. How I should do ...
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“not enough disk space” error while Windows 7 installation

After spending the last week mucking about with an install of Windows 7 x64 SP1 that I really need to do a repair install on (vs doing a clean install), I'm stumped as to how to get around this ...
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How do I upgrade docker 1.6.2 on ubuntu server 14.04.4 LTS?

I came across the following guide to upgrade docker in my situation. Though I am one of the folks who installed docker in what I believe to be the "docker way" at the time. I do not remember that ...
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Can I connect 4-pin PWM fans to 4-pin voltage controlled fan headers?

I'm looking for case fans for the Asus Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard. The motherboard has 1 PWM fan header for the CPU, and two voltage controlled ones for the case. I want to buy Noctua NF-S12A fans ...
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Cannot install Cygwin on Windows 10

Trying to install Cgywin on my system I am getting no options at all of download sites Does anyone know where I can find the download links to put in the boxes? I've looked but I can't see any that ...
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What could be causing problems with network install of Debian?

I'm trying to perform a Network install of Debian on a spare PC I have. I'm using Windows XP Pro as my "server" machine and the "client" has a clean Hard Drive with several network cards in that can ...
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How to install Windows 10 from a local drive (D:) and completely wipe out the old Windows 7 System drive (C:)

I would like to install a Windows 10 from my local drive D: and completely wipe out (reformat?) my system drive C:. Is it possible at all? I've downloaded the .iso of Windows 10 from MSDN. I've ...
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How to install packages in remote server without super user

Here's the thing: I have access to a remote server (ssh) to carry out a project of mine. (It has better specs.) I don't have super user privileges on this system (obviously!). Hence, I can't do any ...
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SSD disappears from Boot configuration after installing Windows 8.1

I just installed Windows 8.1 using an official install disk onto my Samsung EVO 850, but once I did this, the drive disappeared from my Boot menu... The installer went all the way until the update ...
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Can't install PHP

I'm trying to install PHP on my Windows 10 64 bit computer. I downloaded php 7.0.4 Win32 from http://windows.php.net/download/ and extracted the contents to a local directory. I try to run ...
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How to install Debian from a USB drive?

I've got a shining new x64 laptop running Windows 7 and I want to dual boot Debian stable. I've installed Ubuntu on loads of laptops in the past using a USB drive, but I can't find decent ...
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.NET 4.6 Re-installation on Windows 10

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Then I uninstalled .NET Framework 4.6 in Windows 10. It's not appearing in Programs and Features anymore. I want to reinstall it, and I tried to ...
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Custom Windows installation and recovery partition with sysprep?

So I do know about the audit mode of Windows, sysprep.exe, and the Windows System Image Manager to create unattended answer files. I already used these tools to setup my new Windows 10 installation, ...
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Can I add a 8 GB ram to my laptop ( which has 4 slots, 2 of them are occupied by 4 GB RAM)

My laptop is Samsung series 9 NP900X4C-A01AE which comes with 2 DDR3 RAMs each one is 4 GB I want to add a third 8 GB RAM, would this be bad for the dual channel architecture?
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Chrome installation error 106

I am trying to install Chrome on small EEE Asus laptop with Windows XP (version 2002 SP 3). I download the installer ChromeSetup.exe, run it, it downloads the rest and runs the installation, but then ...
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Upgrade python 3.4 to 3.5

I have two versions of python, namely, 2.7.10 and 3.4.3 in my Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) machine. How can I upgrade the 3.4.3 version to 3.5 latest version without affecting the 2.7.10 version? Thanks ...
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Windows 8 Java install is interrupted

Every time i attempt to install JRE 7u9 the installer gives me an error saying that java ran into an unexpected error please try installing later. Whenever i try I get the same error. I attempted to ...
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visual c++ 2015 redistributable installion fails

hi i tried a few times uninstalling rebooting and reinstalling but it didnt solve my problem error code : 0x80240017 here are the error logs i also have vs 13 as installed full update os : ...
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Is there something like the Wubi installer for Linux Mint?

I want to use Linux Mint. I would like to know if there is something like the Wubi installer for Linux Mint? I searched on the Linux Mint website, but I couldn't find anything.
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Triple-boot: OSX, Linux, & Windows with full disk encryption

I have a Macbook Air (MacBookAir6'2) that I want to set up a triple-boot on: Required Operation Systems: OSX (10.11.3) Linux (Debian based: Elementary or Mint) Windows 8.1 Pro The 2 main ...
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Should i install Windows on the fastest sequential drive or fastest random write drive?

I currently have 4 HDDs in my rig and i want to set it up in the most performant way. My fastest sequential write drive (2) can write at 85MB/s with 0.95MB/s random write speed. However my slowest ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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Windows 8 screen glitches after upgrading NVIDIA GPU

In the beginning, I had a NVIDIA 9600GT graphics card, and Windows 8 was smoothly running on it. Then, I bought a GTX 650 Ti, and inserted it into my computer instead of the 9600gt. When I booted up ...
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How to install geforce drivers on CrunchBang?

I never used linux before so this is my first time. I had a hard time figuring out how to install chrome here, and now it works. But I can't find a way to install the .run file I download from ...
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How to enable Network when installing CentOS 7 from USB flash disk?

I downloaded CentOS 7 DVD ISO. Then I use Fedora LiveUSB Creator to create a bootable USB from that ISO. But during the installation with that USB, I cannot fix the Installation Source, though I have ...
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How can I tell if MS Office 2016 was installed standalone (msi) or click-to-run (C2R)?

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus has different versions, including Office 365, DVD Retail, and Volume Licensing. My understanding is that the Retail DVD version may either be a click-to-run ...
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Installing .NET Framework 4.6 gives install error - unexpected error in package

I am trying to install .NET Framework 4.6 on a Windows 7 Pro machine that already has .NET 3.5. Every time I run the install program it goes through the 'Extracting files' stage, briefly displays ...
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Installation failed SteerMouse

To be able to fully use my Logitech AnyWhere Mouse, I looked to install third party softwares I'm currently running Yosemite 10.10.2 and unable to install SteerMouse 4.2.2. After many rebooting or ...
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Linux and GeForce 8400 dual monitor

I'm trying to install a linux distribution on my PC. I have a GeForce 8400 GS with two connected monitors. I tried with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 (both 64 and 32 bit) and the live cd cannot boot ...
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Cannot install Windows 8 with Parallels

I am trying to install windows 8 with parallels (from an iso file on the mac), I have followed this instructions. They are partly missing. Foe example after selecting the iso I get Automatic detection ...
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How do I fix newly added hard drives in Disk Management? [closed]

I've added some new hard drives to my ASUS-DELUXE motherboard running Win 64. Disk 0, (T:) has a 1.82GB NTFS Healthy Primary Partition and a blue bar over that but under a black bar it says 1861.20 ...
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How to install .apk on Alpine Linux like .deb in Debian using dpkg

My question is in the title. Problem: Comparison with other distros doesn't speak about installing a local .deb in Debian or whatever is Gentoo's equivalent or Alpine Linux's .apk. Plus the command ...
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Cannot install JDK 8 on new installation of Windows 10

I installed Win 10 Pro 64 bit on my computer today. I need to install Java SDK and Android Studio as I need them for my work. I downloaded the exe file from Oracle, as I have done several times in the ...
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Unable to Install skype On ubuntu 12.04LTS

I was trying Last two hour to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.04 But getting the error Extracting templates from packages: 100% dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/info/format-new': Is ...
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Can't install .net framework 3.5 on Windows 8 (Surface Pro) error 0x800f0906, no installation media available

I get the same error as in this question: Error 0x800F0906 while installing .Net 3.5 on Windows 8 However the Surface Pro didn't come with installation media so I can't follow the offline ...
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How to install workrave on a Debian based distro?

I wanted to install an application to prevent repetitive strain injury. I tried workrave, but it does not install. I do not know how to compile the source. Is it possible to do something about it?
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How can I use the Btrfs compression option when installing Linux?

I've been trying out the Btrfs with an SSD drive and like the compress option which is set in the fstab. However this only applies to the files created after I have installed the operating system and ...
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How to copy data to portable hard disk?

I am installing windows 10. I am in the situation where I need to format Hard Drive. I have formatted OS Partition by mistake. Can anybody suggest me how to copy data of other partition? I have ...
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Can I Override System Fonts?

How Can I Override System fonts? I'm not talking about "fonts" in notepad or install/delete font. Many Of Mac user will get this.I'm On Windows 8.1 .Is there any Way to Override System Fonts With My ...
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Video card overheating during installation of OS

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5770 (made by Sapphire). I'm currently trying to install Windows, however, my video card is overheating during installation and turning itself off. I just switched mobos, but ...
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Windows 10 Installation - A media driver your computer needs is missing

The most weird thing is happening to me: I have a hp notebook which has no internal DVD drive, so I installed via an external USB LG Blueray burner. First I installed Windows 10 customer preview ...
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Will the Microsoft SQL transaction log by default be enabled during install?

I was asked this question in an interview? Does it depend on version of the server or is it always same (enabled or disabled by default)?
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Installing Skype on Debian stretch/sid 64 bit without breaking the system

I'm not able to install skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb on Debian stretch/sid amd64. I followed the guide in the Skype website for Debian 7+ at 64 bit, that states to: dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Where is the visualVM executable for linux?

I'm trying to install the VisualVM plugin for eclipse, on my Ubuntu linux. I'm following the instructions here. So I've done the installation part, and the plugin is installed to eclipse. Now for ...
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trying to install FreeBSD from a pen drive. Failed with error 19

I am trying to install FreeBSD from a pen drive. But it returns an error on boot. cd9660 :/dev/iso9660 error :/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL failed with error 19 and appears mountroot> command ...
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Qubes 3.0 Linux OS fails to install write protected

I have used rufus 2.7.855 and the DD image mode to create a USB drive using Qubes 3.0 x86 64 ISO, as the the Qubes documentation. Upon restarting, the GIU loads and I am able to choose the install ...
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Re-compile VIM with options

I have VIM installed but I need to compile it with specific options: In addition to the most commonly used features, the plugin requires: +python or +python3, +clientserver and +conceal. ...
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How to always trust software during install?

I am installing a program, and I keep getting this prompt: Would you like to install this device software? Name: Juno LTD. Jungo Connectivity Publisher: Atmel Norway [✓] Always trust software from ...