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How can I backup my pre-installed Windows 8 before I install ubuntu?

I'm really new to Ubuntu, and I want to install it (Ubuntu 13.04) alongside my Windows 8 pre-installed laptop (Toshiba L850/046). I wanna be able to pick between the two at startup, because as much as ...
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Can a Deja Dup backup from Ubuntu be restored on Windows?

My laptop got broken recently (I had Ubuntu on it), and I've backups of my files on external HDD. The problem is that my new laptop has Windows 8 on it and I don't feel like switching to Ubuntu on it ...
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How to mount a Windows share using Deja-Dup and a NAS Device configured by a WinXP machine?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my main laptop and my old machine runs Win XP. The Win XP machine configures a Buffalo LS-XL65F Network Attached Storage device. I'm having a problem with ...
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Need to create a backup server to backup some windows files

I need to create a backup server to backup some windows files (.xls, .doc and etc...). It will be backup 10 windows pc (xp/7) every half hour. Those files will be on a few directories on those ...
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Windows in not loading so trying to view file from ubuntu

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/use-ubuntu-live-cd-to-backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/ Using this link I am trying to open my windows drive. It says: Try to open drive ...
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using deja dup to backup my ubuntu to a windows shared folder

I have a ubuntu 12.04 running and have certain things installed like samba,nagios and likewise-open to have my ubuntu join a windows domain. this all works correctly. I am not an expert in linux ...
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How to backup Ubuntu partition via Windows?

I wanted to make a backup of my Ubuntu (12.04) partition before upgrading to 13.04, but I've come up against a snag. None of the tools I can find can make an image of the currently-mounted drive - ...
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How to get back to windows after install Ubuntu in the same partition?

I have two partition on my system. On one partition, I keep my data, and on other I install my OS. By mistake, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the drive I had installed Windows. Now I need to get back ...
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How to make Ubuntu backups readable on Windows

I want to backup my files in Ubuntu 12.04 to an external drive in a way that they are accessible from my wife's computer which is not Ubuntu, it's Windows. How do I do that? I don't want any ...
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“error: unknown filesystem grub rescue” rescuing my old backup

I'm not working with Ubuntu any more, but I figured since my uninstalling Ubuntu caused this, I figured the community could help me. Ubuntu 32-bit was not working in multiple areas for me, and I ...
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Full copy of Ubuntu with installed programs and user files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the Alternatives For RemasterSys?! How to make full copy of Ubuntu (12.04.1), with ability to "unpack" it from Windows, to my another flash card (to have two ...
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how to back up entire windows 7 OS [closed]

how to back up entire windows 7 OS to be used on another drive as if it were a new operating system? For example, to use both Ubuntu and Windows 7, yet have entire Ubuntu partition on the computer and ...
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How do I backup the pre-installed Windows before installing Ubuntu?

I want to install only Ubuntu on my new laptop. But before that, I would like to make a backup of the Windows OEM installation on my laptop and then later, in case I wanted to sell the laptop, I would ...
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installing after windows 7

I currently have windows 7 installed on my laptop which is very capable of supporting ubuntu and windows 7 with respect to hardware. Im actually having startup issues in windows 7 atm, that being the ...
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How can I keep my wubi installation after formatting Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can re-use Ubuntu which was installed via Wubi on Windows 7? Well I need to format my Windows 7 PC with a wubi installation. Is there a way I can backup the virtual ...
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Windows backup loaded to Ubuntu

I have a backup copy of my Windows 7 machine I made before I converted to Ubuntu. Is there a utility that I can use to load it onto the machine now, even though I'm only running Ubuntu? Please help I ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server and Ubuntu 11.10 - how do I backup from my own pc on remote desktop?

We have Ubuntu 11.10 PCs as workstation at our office. I access my accounting program, Pastel, using RDP. The server where it's running on is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server. At ...
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How do I exclude Windows during back up?

I am backing up Ubuntu and went to check out how it was going and noticed it was backing up my Windows too. How do I exclude Windows during backup? It says /host, so would I just do --exclude=/host? ...