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I have a problem with my Ubuntu 13.04.

I installed it beside Windows 8 using the Wubi-installer. I installed Ubuntu on another partition of my primary hard disk as Windows 8.

When I boot in Ubuntu, I have to give a username and a password but the machine keeps saying that it is the wrong password. Even when I gave 'pppp' as a password during the installation I'm not able to logon to my Ubuntu machine.

Can somebody please help me?


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wubi is dropped from 13.04 because of incompability with windows 8, how did you installed it? – Web-E May 21 '13 at 15:05
@Web-E Thou sayest that, but my Raring image appears to have WUBI on it. I was surprised, given that it's supposed to be dropped, but there you have it. – Darael May 21 '13 at 15:22
This is an unusual problem. I'd try resetting the password:… Also, please pastebin the Wubi log (\%temp%\wubi-13.04-rev279.log). Thanks. – bcbc May 21 '13 at 16:15

The simple answer, as Web-E pointed out, is that WUbI is incompatible with Windows 8, and should not have been on the CD. The best option here is to boot from the CD (or a live USB key), and install Ubuntu directly onto its own partition.

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Wubi works fine with Windows 8 - it doesn't work with computers booting with UEFI (so any computer that has Windows 8 preinstalled, and some Windows 7 computers). – bcbc May 21 '13 at 16:12
I stand corrected. – Darael May 21 '13 at 16:39

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