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About wubi installer [duplicate]

Why there is no wubi installer on ubuntu website anymore? I would prefer this way of installation as I don't have to do any efforts.And it is more efficient for us I mean people loving ubuntu but ...
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dual boot from windows 7 can't show ubuntu in boot menu

I have windows7 os in my laptop and I want to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7. I have followed the instructions in this link: ...
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Slow boot/resume from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows 8.1 on my laptop and have been enjoying it a lot. I realized some day that I wanted to give more space for my root and home partitions (they ...
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on fakeraid, could not mount / at boot, then boots to purple screen

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 beside Windows 8 on an Asus UX51VZ-XB71 which comes with two SSDs configured in a fake raid-0. I can install 14.04 successfully by booting into the live usb, assembling my ...
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Windows 8.1 is not showing up in grub2 menu

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 Series Laptop. I decided to install Ubuntu because I love Android. When I installed Ubuntu there was a Windows 8 option, but after I restarted my laptop windows 8 option ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1+Ubuntu12.04 - can't boot on windows

I got a Toshiba Sattelite S70-b-110, with windows 8.1 pre-installed. I partitioned my HDD into 4 : C:/ (Windows install) ; P:/ (Windows Data and installed programs) ; Ubuntu install (/) ; ...
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windows 8.1 and ubuntu cant load dual boot option [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 using pendrive in windows 8.1,after restarting only windows is starting but not windows,how can i get ubuntu.i am using H.P laptop
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Not able to boot mac osx 64 bit from GRUB version 2.02

I'm having some trouble booting Mac OS X from GNU GRUB 2.02. I get an infinite purple screen when attempting.
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How can i make menu boot windows and ubuntu?

Sorry my english is not good, my laptop has installed windows 8.1. Then I installed ubuntu 12.04, so now I cant access windows 8.1. When I turned my laptop on, I dont have any menu boot. How can I log ...
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Toshiba Z935 dual boot install

I want to dual boot Windows 7 and 14.04 LTS. Using Toshiba Z935. No onboard hard disk drive or DVD. Using LG Slim Portable DVD Writer model GP40NB40. 14.04 LTS runs from DVD but slow. I don't know how ...
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Trying dual-boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, can't boot any, used boot-repair got things worse

first of all I'm really new at linux usage so I really need a lot of help here So my laptop is a HP g4-2072la and I tried to install a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 Installed windows 7 ...
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Having Trouble Dual-Booting

Here is my situation, I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. I have managed to install Ubuntu and get the GRUB menu as the primary boot selector. However when I try to ...
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Can't Boot into Windows 8

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop with Windows 8 installed. Now I can boot into Ubuntu without any problems, but I can't boot into Windows 8. After I choose Windows 8 Loader (on ...
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Wi-Fi connected but no network access

I have dell inspiron 15r turbo 7520 with windows 8 pre installed. I have dual booted the system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to ubuntu. Wi-Fi is showing to be connected but I am not able to access ...
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Dual Partition, Eclipse program

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Xubuntu 14.04 installed on my system as dual boot. I have setup Eclipse in my Xubuntu for android developement. Is there a way I can use that in my Ubuntu partition? If not, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04--Grub Rescue Error after failing to turn off secure boot [SOLVED]

I am not able to start the operating system .Whenever I try to start the operating system it shows the following error: file /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found Entering rescue mode... ...
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Converting Primary to Logical Partitions

I am dual booting Ubuntu on Windows 8, and during the install, I get no option to install alongside Windows 8. A previous question gave me the information that I needed to make my partitioned drive ...
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Windows 8/ Ubuntu Dual Installation Problem!

Okay, so I have fulfilled all the requirements necessary to dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Windows 8 (disabling secure boot and fast boot, making liveCD, and partitioning 50gb of free space on my 2tb ...
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Error while booting into Unity Desktop- Chromebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.03 on my HP Chromebook 14 several months ago. Until yesterday my laptop has run fine with both OS dual booted. Yesterday I tried booting into the unity Desktop the way I usually ...
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(Boot Problems) Error: attempt to read or write outside of disk hd0. grub rescue>

I normally auto-boot to windows through grub because of music software incompatibilities with Ubuntu. This message came up one day and I could never figure out what happened, but It won't let me even ...
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how to fix Ubuntu boot after intalled windows?

I was having win8.1 as my 1st system and Ubuntu 14.04 as my 2rd. and last week i installed win 10 preview , however win8.1 , win 10 and ubuntu are all shown in the boot list , but if i chose ubuntu , ...
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black screen of death on install

So before you go and flag this as a duplicate please read! So I boot off of my uefi usb and hit install ubuntu and all that pops up is a black streen with a window but that window just contains a ...
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Deleting Windows Partition + Installing Ubuntu = Please Help!

I installed Linux Mint about 2 years ago because my Windows side failed to boot. With Linux I was able to access the files I needed on the Windows side immediately, and go about my day (I did this in ...
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Laptop only opens with ubuntu in dual boot

I have a hp laptop,having windows 8.1. I dual booted it with ubuntu using something else options,but now laptop is opening only with ubuntu and does not give option for dual boot. It says no boot ...
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Vista & 14/04 dual-boot Boot-repair to external hdd: Can't have a partition outside the disk!

I have a laptop with 1) internal disk with windows vista and 2) an external hdd with ubuntu 14.04 On start-up it just boots to windows. If I change the boot-order to the externall drive, it simply ...
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File not modified, Problem in saving JS file UBUNTU

At 13/08/2014 2.30pm I saved my file named script1.js. And OS was Ubuntu 14.04 tasty tahr. Text editor was sublime Text and browser was google chrome. It was containing more than 500 lines of code. ...
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Installing Ubuntu to secondary drive

Thanks to whoever picks this up, my question is: I currently have two hard drives, a 64GB SSD and a 750GB HD. I am running Windows 7 on the SSD, and have most of my media stored on the secondary ...
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dualboot windows 7 behaves as if th left key is stuck but works fine in ubuntu

Windows behaves as if the left key is stuck. I have a laptop the onboard keyboard doesn't work nor does the mouse. Only the media keys and the power button work on the laptop i use a usb keyboard and ...
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how to use gparted-live? I get a blank screen and I am alien to the commands

As I have seen in other posts, gparted live comes with a gui and animated interface, but when I load gparted on a live cd which was a 200mb iso all I get is a blank screen, and grub , I don't know any ...
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UEFI Bios, Ubuntu 12.04 and Secure Boot blocked

I have a problem, how I can boot Windows 7 / Windows 8 32-bit on my laptop, has blocked all options related to UEFI default. (See photo) At this time, I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a 16GB mSATA SSD and a ...
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Two windows 7 entries with only one working randomly when booting

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 just now and when booting up, I get the menu: Ubuntu memtest windows 7 (loader) /dev/sda1 windows 7 (loader) /dev/sda2 Now, the problem is ...
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Booting into Windows after 14.04 Install (dualboot)

So I just finished installing Ubuntu 14.04! But the bootloader does not seem to work since I just boot into Windows 8.1 automatically. I have tried running the boot repair app without success. The ...
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No alongside option [duplicate]

I want to install Xubuntu on a Sony Vaio Fit 14. I followed the this guide, but when I want to install it from live USB there is no alongside option. I guess it´s because I have more than 4 primary ...
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How to get back Windows 8 access after installing Ubuntu 14.04? #dual boot!

Need assistance. I'm a new user still learning the ropes with Linux distros. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my toshiba satellite L875 laptop. Thought I was doing a Dual Boot but with reasons I ...
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How to split a partition on an almost full drive? (install windows dual-boot) [duplicate]

How to split a partition on an almost full drive? I want to also install windows as dual-boot, but my hard drive is almost full. I'll free 20 GB and try to install windows on this. Any pitfalls to ...
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when I try to install ubuntu in dual boot it will not display partition of my windows so what is the problem?

when I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 along with my windows 8.1 in dual boot it doesn't show me the partitions of my windows 8.1 and a free block that i had created. please give me the solution.
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Couldn't access ubuntu, used boot repair, cant access windows 7!

As the title says, I accidentally created a grub on my windows partition and now I can't use it. My windows install disk says that it's not compatible with my windows so that doesn't work. Then I ...
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How I remove to ubuntu from windows7

I used dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. And I want to remove Ubuntu from my PC. I tried these steps And I have two problems: After I deleted my Linux partition, I tried to expand other spaces. ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my netbook running Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung netbook which was running ubuntu 12.04. When the machine failed recently, I had to have windows 7 reinstalled. In the process i lost all data and Ubuntu OS. Now I am trying to ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.1 (UEFI) [duplicate]

I Want to Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Windows is installed in UEFI and i try to install Ubuntu everything gets messed up and i cant even boot windows.Am i doing something wrong ?? Can ...
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what will happen if I format the drive with ubuntu while in windows?

I have a dual boot windows-ubuntu and I am running out of Windows space. My ubuntu partition is atleast 200GB and now I need some of it, so I could have more space for windows. Can I format the drive ...
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Dual Boot - Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows XP

I am using Ubuntu for the past few years and now I recently updated to 14.04. Due to some reason I need to install Windows. I don't know whether its a good decision to do it or not but I need to do ...
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dual boot win 7 and ubuntu 14.04

i did dual boot with win 7 & ubuntu 14.04. i get both ubuntu and win 7 in boot menu but cant boot win 7. The primary drive where win 7 was configured now shows to be logical drive with all files ...
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Wubi installation issue alongside windows for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have tried many times and ways to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my windows 8 laptop using wubi.exe All the time the installation process comes till the end and stops saying that permission is denied, ...
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How to install windows 7/8.1 on ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my windows8.1. i tried to do a dual boot, but i accidentally click the wrong option and now, the windows8.1 gone and currently, ubuntu14.4 is my only OS. i do have the ...
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“no available channels” with ubuntu dual boot on Nexus 7 2013 deb LTE

I am trying to dualboot Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, but I am unsuccessful. Some time ago, I was able to run Ubuntu on the device, but it was not a dual-boot installation. I was able to ...
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Grub Setup for dual Ubuntu under EFI

I have installed to versions of Ubuntu, one up-to-date Xubuntu and a 12.04.5LTS Ubuntu. I first installed Xubuntu and later Ubuntu. Since the 12.04 would not write a correct grub-conf on install (I ...
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Install Windows Alongside Ubuntu 14.04 on Second hard Drive

Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on one hard drive, and I'd like to install Windows onto a second hard drive. I've read that I need to boot into a LiveCD, usually I'd use my memory stick for ...
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How to give boot priority to grub2 on HP Envy 15 notebooks?

Yesterday I installed xubuntu 14.04 on an USB3 ultrafit pendrive just to avoid modifying the partition table of my new HP Envy 15 jxxx. Everything works fine, xubuntu do perfectly this job... but ...
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Boot-repair failed with Ubuntu 14.04.1 & Windows 8

I have a Samsung laptop with pre-installed windows 8. Its a 64 bit machine with dual boot. I recently tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS from Ubuntu 13.10. I installed by creating three partitions ...