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How to make a multiboot USB key?

I want to cut my 8 GB USB key into several partitions to use WinToFlash for a Windows XP (maybe nLited before). I also want to put the Framakey ubuntu-fr remix pack into it such that it has the ...
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Grub hangs at “Starting up …” when USB flash card reader is plugged in (on Ubuntu Hardy)

I have a PC with Ubuntu Hardy installed. The machine boots fine unless my USB flash card reader (one of those N-in-1 readers by MediaGear) is plugged in at startup. If the reader is plugged in, the ...
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How to get source with apt-get source in Ubuntu?

I need to install pure-ftpd from source and need to do apt-get source pure-ftpd but I get this message: E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list I found some documentation about this ...
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Unable to run Internet explorer 7 on Wine 1.2, ubuntu 8.04

Following the instructions here: http://www.wine-reviews.net/wine-reviews/applications/ie-7-on-linux-with-wine.html I installed IE7. But when I run it with Wine 1.2 with: wine iexplore.exe& I ...
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How to resolve 'Error Dependency is not satisfiable: libascound2' on ubuntu

I am trying to install the package skype-ubuntu-intrepid_2.1.0.91-1.i386.deb on Ubuntu 8.04. But in the Package installer, I get: Error Dependency is not satisfiable: libascound2 And I have ...
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Uninstall Perl 5.10 and Install 5.8 on Ubuntu 10.04

I was using Ubuntu 8.04 with installed Perl 5.8.8. I had installed Bugzilla 3.4.4 with some custom scripts and it was working fine. I had to upgrade Ubuntu from 8.04 to 10.04 and automatically Perl is ...
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How to fix “GRUB error 17” problem on laptop without working CD reader

I broke the laptop. How did I break it? I remember feeling happy about wubi. Now I feel bad about wubi and everything that I did. I used the partition editor within Windows (System Tools - ...
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'Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2'

Does anyone have an answer on how to fix 'Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libasound2' on Ubuntu 8.04 when installing Google Chrome?
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Desktop directory disappears in gnome-terminal, then appears again, but all files in it are deleted

I am able to see my Desktop and with all its various links and files. But in the terminal when I try to access the Desktop directory: cd ~/Desktop I get: bash: cd: /home/administrator/Desktop: ...
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Unable to install software on Ubuntu 8.04

I have recently installed 8.04 Ubuntu onto an industrial board and applied the vendor kernel modifications to it. I need to develop applications on another desktop to run on this board in C++ but I am ...
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How can I install 2 different version of Ubuntu on 1 laptop?

I have a laptop running Windows. Is it possible to configure it so that I can tri-boot with Windows Ubuntu 8.04 Ubuntu 9.10 What should I do to achieve that (I have download the 2 ISO files for ...
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How can I enable xterm 256 in ubuntu 8.04?

How can xterm 256 be enabled in ubuntu 8.04? I was able to get that working in 9.10, but not 8.04.
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Ubuntu 8.04 server is not retaining a static IP address

I recently setup a linux box running Ubuntu 8.04 (to match another server with 8.04). I need to insure that this box has a static IP address and I changed /etc/network/interfaces to set up the static ...
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Ubuntu + Raid on HP proliant DL 160 G6

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 Server on an HP Proliant DL160 G6. The HP hardware is certified by Ubuntu for the 9.04 version, which I can't install due to company policy. The problem is that ...
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Ubuntu: Memory Leak

I'm having trouble finding from where this memory leak is occurring. I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on a Dell XPS M1530. I have 3GB of ram and I'm finding after about an hour or so of use top shows me ...
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How to mount usb pendrive in ubuntu 8.04?

I have ubuntu 8.04 and its not taking any pendrive and writing in the message box that "could'n mount the 4GB drive " its shown in the Computer but i am unable to open it please give me a code or ...
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How Do I Install Latest Java Plugin on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS with Custom Firefox 3.6.3?

I have Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and will need to remain on that for awhile as I am a programmer and cannot disturb what I'm doing in the middle of a project. As you know, it doesn't want to install the latest ...
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Problem opening archive file(.exe) in Ubuntu 8.04 using archive manager

I have installed both rar and unrar using apt-install but I am still not able to use archive manager for opening the archive file.. I have also tried installing p7zip(p7zip-full and p7zip) but no ...
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xterm -title “test” doesnt work in Ubuntu 8.04

i am trying to set a title ("test") on the window I am opening with xterm (xterm -title "test"). It isn't working. How can I fix this?
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How can I free up disk space in my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install?

I'd like to make some room on /dev/sda1 without necessarily having to remove a whole bunch of applications (I've already gone through and deleted all frivolous apps). This is the state of /dev/sda1 ...
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How can I resolve gstreamer dependencies in Ubuntu

Can you please tell me how can I resolve these dependencies on ubuntu: checking for GSTREAMER... configure: error: Package requirements (gstreamer-0.10 >= 0.10 ...
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Slow old notebook Hardy => Karmic

i have one very slow notebook from year about 2000. On the computer is running icewm with firefox (in this times chromium for testing). My question is if it's good step to upgrade the system to Karmic ...
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Ubuntu hardy to intrepid upgrade hung on starting bluetooth

I have no bluetooth. Preliminary googling indicates that is probably an issue with some usb devices. I had an external drive, a mouse and a network dongle attached. It is just stalled during the ...