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Boot-repair won't install “unable to locate package”

My computer won't boot so I am trying to install boot-recovery using the instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair. The initial command runs fine: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Dual Boot PRoblem Ubuntu 11.10 +Windows XP [closed]

I have aldready installed the Ubuntu 11.10 version.Now i want to install windows xp .I partitioned my disk through ubuntu live cd and i created a partition of 50 gb.When i boot from windows cd ,after ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04 using minimal cd [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from 11.10. I don't have a CPU that supports pae, and from what I uderstood, that means I have to use the minimal cd. I am running a dual boot with windows XP,and I ...
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how to install ubuntu11.10 along with windows8?

how to install Ubuntu 11.10 along with windows 8? i installed Ubuntu 11.10 along with windows 8, where i kept the boot mode in legacy. after successful insulation of Ubuntu when i removed boot ...
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1answer
920 views

Ubuntu 11.10 running in windows 7 (wubi) AND on a separate partition

I am in a very strange situation and need some help: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi a while back so that I can use it alongside Windows 7. I was running out of space on my disk when trying to ...
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1answer
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How to install ubuntu on a second hard drive with windows being on the first?

I have recently got a Alienware M17x R4 and since it has two hard drive bays i was thinking of putting my hard drive from my old laptop and installing Ubuntu on it without making any changes to the ...
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81 views

How to fix mistake specifying partition sizes during installation alongside other OS?

I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. When it asked me to allocate the partition size I by mistake dragged the panel. I was unaware of that it will allocate that size for Ubuntu. And I had ...
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2answers
82 views

How to save my certified Ubuntu 11.10 which came with the computer

I have bought a computer with Ubuntu 11.10 and now I need to install Windows XP alonside it. Is it possible to save my certified Ubuntu configuration onto a usb stick, then unistall Ubuntu, install ...
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1answer
226 views

Dual booting windows and Ubuntu. Windows 7 wont load!

I decided to dual boot Ubuntu 11.10 and windows 7, after i restarted it I did not get the choice between Windows and Ubuntu. So I downloaded Startup manager and realized that windows was not on it. so ...
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3answers
179 views

How to boot ubuntu, when windows was reinstalled?

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows. Windows was on the C drive. Ubuntu was on the E drive. I reinstalled Windows. Now Windows is running but Ubuntu does not boot at start up. How do I recover from this ...
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4answers
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Error message “Signal out of range 92KHz - 58Hz ” when starting Ubuntu. What is wrong and how can I fix it?

My monitor has an Analogical connection. First I install windows 7, then I install Ubuntu 11.10, when this installation finish I restarted the PC. Any time there I turn on the PC I see the BIOS ...
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I want to uninstall Ubuntu but I don't have Win 7 CD to fix MBR, work around?

I installed ubuntu 11.10 but it doesn't work properly, when I choose ubuntu after I turn my pc on it just shows me a purple screen and I can never enter ubuntu. I want to delete it and instead ...
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5answers
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How to Install fresh 12.04 install to a PC with dual booting Windows 7 & Ubuntu11.10?

My laptop is already dual booting with Windows 7 & Ubuntu 11.10, with Ubuntu GRUB bootloader. I would like to go fer a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation, without disturbing the Windows 7 boot record ...
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4answers
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Windows 7 and 11.10 side by side from scratch what am I doing wrong?

I have tried everything I can think of at this point and I'm at a total loss. I have a 2TB drive I want to install Windows 7 and 11.10 (both are 64 bit) side by side, but once I install Windows it ...
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3answers
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Easy BCD Help: Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 11.10 — “Add new Entry” for Ubuntu

I first had Ubuntu 11.10 installed on a single partition on my 750GB hard drive. I then partitioned the hard drive to 500GB (for Ubuntu) in ext4 format (what it already was from the clean install of ...
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3answers
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Dual Boot Default Question (W7 & Ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I just installed Ubuntu 11. on my computer but the default is Ubuntu. How do I change it so that ...
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3answers
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(11.10) Install Windows on Logical/Extended Partition — Dual-Boot

I have 3 Primary/Basic partitions: sda1. Ubuntu 11.10 root drive (40G) sda2. FreeBSD root (20G) sda3. Windows XP root drive(4G) I have a Logical/Extended Partition sda4 of 234GB, divided into 5 disks ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu fails on Boot Up

I have a dual-boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. AMD Phenom-II 4-core processor, and an Asus motherboard. So here's what happens, I turn on my computer my machine does its start-up process, then the ...
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1answer
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Tried Everything, Ubuntu CD won't boot

After wubi didn't work (error: prefix not found), I decided to perform a native Ubuntu install. Before that I changed and checked my BIOS already. First I downloaded an 11.10 iso from ubuntu.com and ...
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1answer
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How to completely remove Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi installer, but I couldnt boot to it. So I uninstalled it on the Control Panel. Then I tried the full installation wherein it boots to the Ubuntu environment. After ...
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Problems dual-booting back into Windows 7

Okay, so I'm relatively new to Ubuntu. I've searched and found solutions related to my problem but none that have so far directly worked. After figuring out how to free up space to make a partition ...
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1answer
755 views

Cannot boot up suddenly, possible problem with hardware clock?

I dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 on my new ASUS K53E laptop, and have been doing so happily for a couple of weeks now. Today I was playing a game in Windows 7, then closed the game and ...
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2answers
612 views

Ubuntu on USB does not boot on MacBook

Ubuntu is installed on a 32 gigabyte flash-drive and it successfully booted every time up until I partitioned my hard-drive and installed Windows as a secondary boot (for programming reasons). Now ...
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1answer
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How to add android x86 item to GRUB list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Android OS along with Ubuntu and Windows I have installed android from this topic, and when it ask me if i want to install GRUB i say no as it is installed when ...
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1answer
877 views

Can I install 32 bit Ubuntu on dual boot with 64 bit windows 7?

I'm asking this because I've downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit ISO, burned it to a CD and tried to install it on my PC but the installation screen never shows up. When I start the CD I choose ...
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1answer
273 views

I think I deleted Windows 7 when trying to install Ubuntu 11.10

What happened is I attempted to download and install the operating system Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer. I had planned to choose which operating system to boot, but there were a few options on the ...
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2answers
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11.10, get purple screen, hybrid graphics related?

After spending countless hours (patience running), I am now at a loss. I freshly wubi installed 11.10, optimized it with almost everything running perfectly. Did several reboots, in between Windows ...
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2answers
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System Unable To Boot

So I was in the process of restarting the system last night and it seemed to lock up at the Ubuntu logo that normally appears when restarting or shutting down. So after waiting an hour or so to ...
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2answers
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Triple Boot Windows , Windows 8 and Ubuntu 11.10 with Grub?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed. If I wanted to install Windows 8 and triple boot with Grub running the show, how difficult would it be? Installing another OS is the easy part. It's the ...
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11.10 dual boot no grub menu

I have installed Windows 7 and then Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer but no grub menu came up on reboot and it went straight into Windows. I then removed the Ubuntu created partitions and tried Fedora 16 ...
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1answer
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How can I make the Wubi installation partition bigger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to extend the disk space available to a wubi install? I'm on Ubuntu 11.10, I just want to make the Wubi installation partition bigger. Is there any way? I ...
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1answer
50 views

dual boot truble

I am having trouble setting up a dual boot. I can make ubuntu work, or I can make windows work I can't get them to dule boot. I had windows installed on a new computer, partitioned the drive and ...
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1answer
288 views

BURG Installation errors

Yesterday, when I booted my computer I got the Grub loading screen, then my BIOS in an infinite loop. I was able to use boot repair to fix this and boot into both OSes. Today I decided to install ...
3
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1answer
776 views

Is it possible to completely and safely remove Ubuntu 11.10

I have got Windows XP and by dual-boot method installed Ubuntu 11.10. I do not want, to un install Ubuntu, but I'm interested. Is it possible to completely and safely un-install Ubuntu from ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Install 11.10 doesn't recognize Windows 7 installation with new HDD [closed]

Replaced my crashed HDD with a Seagate 2TB Sata (bought from a company who pulled it from a working computer, OS unknown) and did a fresh install of Windows 7. Windows shows 100MB boot partition ...
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1answer
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How to use gparted to resize hdd?

I installed Gparted as I used to in 7.10 and was going to resize my partion when I saw that I can't resize my Ubuntu OS partion. I used to do it in 7.10 to dual-boot with Windows. But I'm locked out ...
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1answer
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No boot menu after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Windows Vista Home laptop computer?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a friends Dell Inspiron laptop. I normally boots up to Windows Vista Home Edition. As part of the install procedure I reduced the size of the largest ntfs partition ...
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2answers
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Dual Boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu on Second Hard Disk

System has two hard disks: 160GB SSD, which is the boot disk and 500GB RAID1 HDD. I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit installed as the main OS on the SSD. I don't want to touch or modify this drive. ...
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2answers
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Why can't I access Windows from Grub after installing Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed it on my HP Compaq nx5000. I dual-boot installed with Windows XP. When I boot, it goes to the grub bootloader. At the bottom of the Grub list it says boot Windows ...
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1answer
3k views

Local time with dual-boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does time change in Ubuntu after installing Windows I have a dual-boot pc (ubuntu/Windows 7). When I boot with Ubuntu my local time (Rome fuse) is correct. But when ...
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1answer
645 views

Keyboard messed up in both Windows and Ubuntu after updates

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi to try it out on my Asus N82J notebook. Problem is that during the software updates after installation, the keyboard got messed. Like when I press "o" it ...
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How do I install Windows 7 alongside a pre-existing Ubuntu installation?

I purchased a PC six months ago for work related tasks. I do 95% of my work on Ubuntu (web development). Now, I want to install Windows on another partition to play a few games on my relax time. Which ...
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Hide/show grub menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide Grub menu and keystroke to reveal I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7, i rarely use Windows 7 and find the grub menu very annoying. I was wondering if ...
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3answers
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What do I need to do to switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a dual boot computer?

I got a new laptop which makes my old one with a dual boot of XP and 11.10 redundant. Everything has been moved over and this is a perfect chance to play around with variants. I would like to ...
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0answers
539 views

Asus A6 won't boot after installation [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Desctop i386) alongside Window 7. After installation notebook don't boot: after BIOS loading i see just black screen and blinking cursor and nothing is going on. If i press ...
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1answer
171 views

Bootloader smashed

Yesterday i got a friend to burn a disk with the "try out/install" package of Ubuntu. My problem is following: Tried to install Ubuntu on another partition then the one i got windows installed on. ...
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0answers
561 views

Migrating wubi to a real partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I have three partitions, /dev/sda1 File System: NTFS Mount Point: /media/System Reserved Size: 100 MiB Free: 42.88 MiB ...
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1answer
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How to change files permissions from a different hard drive?

I installed yesterday ubuntu 11.10 on my 80GB hard drive and i can't change files permissions on my second hard drive. How to fix this? ps: i have dual-boot with win7 mount: /dev/sda5 on / type ...
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2answers
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows 7 - getting grub> menu on boot

So, I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 just now, on my girlfriend's laptop. I used a USB stick and followed all the default options, choosing a partition size of 32GB for Ubuntu 11.10. After ...
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Automatically mount NTFS drive when I login

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows7 dual boot with Ubuntu as my primary OS. Every time I need to access a document I need to mount the respective drive, though this is not at all tiresome, still, is ...