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about ubuntu upgrade for version 11.02 [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu version, I cannot get the essence of Ubuntu because my version is low. Most of the software cannot be used and some command are not really working. My 300GB HDD is not found. My primary ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 while having Windows 7

I have Ubuntu 11.04 & Windows 7 dual-booting on my laptop and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04. I'd like to know whether this upgrade will damage my Windows partition. Is it safe to do so and ...
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Unable to uninstall Ubuntu from “uninstall-wubi.exe”

I tried to uninstall ubuntu with easybcd and forgot to uninstall it from uninstall-wubi.exe. When I tried to unintsall it from that file, got an error: I have Windows 64bit installed as well and I ...
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GRUB install to wrong partition has broken Windows startup

When I installed ubuntu 11.04 there was an option to choose something about the GRUB loader. The options were for each partition or the entire hard disk. I accidentally chose the Windows partition and ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 11.04 after removing the existing Linux Mint 8?

I have both Windows XP and Linux Mint 8 on my system. I want to install Ubuntu 11.04 after removing Linux Mint. Is it possible to retain Windows & only remove Mint? Can I just format the Linux ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 doesn't boot anymore. Nore from HDD, nore from live USB. Win XP boots fine

Booting normally, it drops my in a small shell... something like initframs, i'm not quite sure. Booting in recovery mode dropes me to the same shell but constantly writes out error messages. Something ...
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Can no longer boot with rEFIt and Grub on early 2006 MacBook Pro

I don't know what happened to cause this. I have Snow Leopard, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Windows XP SP3 on my early 2006 MacBook Pro. It is a Core Duo unit, NOT Core 2 Duo, so it is 32-bit ...
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How to access Ubuntu 11.04 files in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? I installed Ubuntu 11.04 sometimes back within Windows 7 using wubi. Lately, I turned off my computer while ubuntu was ...
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How to create a Windows 8 startup disk from ubuntu?

First of all, I'm not a windows fan. I just want to try windows 8. But I can't boot the usb after extracting the developer release with Unetbootin. The blogs mention a Windows 7 USB DVD tool which ...
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Booting Ubuntu with GRUB2: how to add boot entry to GRUB2?

Last night, I decided to take the plunge, and install Ubuntu as complimentary part to my dual boot system (with Windows 7). Unfortunately, the entire process has been a struggle uphill, namely with ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 and 10.04 hang with black screen while installing from USB disk

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 from a USB flash stick and each time I try to boot from the USB key one of two things happen: A) The screen that asks you what you would like to do (e.g. run ...
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dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04, black screen when loading Windows

I am proficient with Windows and not so much with Linux. Here is my story: Original system came with Windows 7, got openSUSE installed on the second hard drive, and dual boot for this setup worked ...
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Screen freezes after login when using a Broadcom BCM4311 [closed]

After using airmon-ng and disabling eth0 and wlan0, and restarting my computer in dual boot mode under Ubuntu 11.04 my computer froze right after logging into Ubuntu. I tried re-enabling eth0 and ...
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Will Ubiquity recognize Windows 7 on different HDD for dualboot?

For the installation on my laptop, where i have only one HDD with Win 7, the installer automatically detected my 64 GB free space and installed Ubuntu to this space and GRUB was properly setup for ...
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How to create Grub boot disk?

So I'm doing a test. I've installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 side-by-side. Now, I'd like to be able to launch the Ubuntu install from within Windows using VirtualBox. I was following the ...
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Installing Windows after ubuntu on a separate HDD?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine and I would like to install windows 7 as well. I heard that Windows 7 creates an additional partition along with the normal one and I was afraid that this ...
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Using burg to dualboot ubuntu 11.04 and fedora 15 from usb?

How can i make grub2 to see my ubuntu from hd and fedora 15 from usb flash, using burg and natty , cannot find a solution in any forum. Would appreciate any hints, Harry
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To Remove Duplicates from two Ubuntu 11.04 installations

I usually use Dual boot with WinXP and UBUNTU 11.04, but few days ago,one colleague made a mistake by installing again Ubuntu 11.04 on same partition where already it was present. And Before that I ...
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1answer
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stuck in the busy box

i have been using windows xp and ubuntu natty using dual boot. it has run perfectly until one day when i tried to boot ubuntu i am getting the busy box shell. i dont know what that is :( when i try ...
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How do I fix broken installation?

Let me start off by saying I'm dual booting 11.04 and Windows 7 on a Thinkpad T61p. The problem may have arisen when I hit the power button during normal startup. I'm fully aware how stupid this is. ...
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Can't add Fedora 14 to grub

Today I installed Fedora 14 in a different partition in the same hard drive as Ubuntu. At the Fedora 14 installation, I chose not to install Boot-loader in the MBR, and instead chose to install it in ...
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Does “erasing 10.04 and installing 11.04” erase document from my windows installation?

I have a doubt regarding the installation of ubuntu 11.04 on my Thinkpad Laptop. Currently, my laptop has dual boot namely Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows XP. When i tried with live cd of ubuntu 11.04 for ...
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Copy a Ubuntu install?

So short story is that I am wanting to grab my ubuntu install, back up to an external disk, delete everything from my hdd, repartition my hdd, put my ubuntu install back. Long story is. I finally ...
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How to increase the disk space of Ubuntu installed besides Windows 7?

It is true that there are similar questions in the forum... But as I installed Ubuntu under Windows 7 long time ago, I do not remember how I did it or whether I used Wubi, which is discussed in many ...
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BIOS issues since 11.04?

Ever since I upgraded to 11.04 I have the following issues on my dual boot (Windows 7) system: - When I reboot from Ubuntu, I will hear the BIOS beep twice and the BIOS will show a message that it ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04 when 10.10 was installed using Wubi

I had installed Ubuntu 10.10 using wubi so I could dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu. Now I am upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 using the upgrade option provided within Ubuntu itself (using the update ...
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How to Dual boot Ubuntu along with another Linux Distribution?

What is the correct/best way of dual booting another Linux distribution (say, Fedora 14) along with Ubuntu 11.04? Is sharing the /home partition with both distros is a good idea? What are the pitfalls ...
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Best practice to keep a NTFS partition constantly mounted?

Hey all, I Dual-boot using a NTFS partition to house shared docs and some program files between Windows and Ubuntu. When this extra media partition isn't mounted automatically at startup it causes ...
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Windows 7 Proper Dual Boot With Ubuntu, Ubuntu installer not detecting windows [closed]

I want to set up Ubuntu for use as my student computer in order to remove all those gaming distractions and focus on actual productive things. I am currently running: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit ...
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Can I install a 2nd Ubuntu next to preexisting Win7 + Ubuntu Wubi installation?

I am running a dualboot with Win7 and Ubuntu 11.o4 Wubi installation. Now my Wubi installation became to small and I have a boot delay presumably due to Ubuntu being installed on a NTFS partition (i ...
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GRUB menu missing after installation

I am running windows 7 64 bit on my comp and just installed ubuntu 11.04 64 bit after partitioning the hard drive to give ubuntu 50gb of space. I used a usb drive to try it out first and then i ...
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Dual Boot issues with Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I'm finding myself in a rather unique situation. I've read through just about every resource I can find about this and while things have helped me understand some background, I haven't yet been able ...
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Dual booting Debian Squeeze & Ubuntu Natty: should I share /home and/or other partitions?

There are two prior questions that tangentially touch on this here & here. It's not really what I'm after though. I plan on installing Debian Squeeze & Ubuntu Natty in a dual-boot scenario. ...
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Boot error after upgrading to 11.04 [closed]

I had two systems who worked perfectly: Ubuntu and windows 7. Today I just upgraded Ubuntu to 11.04. Now while booting, after choosing "Ubuntu", there is an error who appears and disappears quickly, ...
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What's the best way to re-install Ubuntu on my dual-boot system?

I have a triple boot system with Windows,and Ubuntu 10.10, installed in that order, plus a "Data" Partition that has all my data, what I want to do is remove the 10.10, and replace 11.04 I would like ...