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Why has Wubi support been withdrawn from Ubuntu 12.10 onwards? Does Ubuntu 14.04 have Wubi support or not?

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possible duplicate of Windows installer for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onwards – Eliah Kagan Apr 4 '15 at 14:04

Wubi is still available for newer versions, including 14.04. Go to this page: and choose the version you want. In the list of files at the bottom, the very last one will be wubi.exe. Grab that file and run it.

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Wubi is officially supported for Windows XP, Vista and 7. It allows Ubuntu to be installed and uninstalled in a safe, easy way as with any other Windows application.

Now that Windows 8 came in play, Wubi does not work with Windows 8 default boot-loader. Thus at this point Wubi would not work on a new Windows 8 machine. You would be able to install, but not reboot into Ubuntu.

If you upgraded to Windows 8 and are using BIOS firmware, Wubi does work. It will not be available in 14.04 as well.WubiGuide

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