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Can't Create Second NTFS Partition

I have an older Windows XP Media Center Edition computer. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it as a second OS. I have a 100Gb hard drive and I wanted to create 3 partitions on it. One 45gb partition for ...
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Alternative method to shrink NTFS

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop as a second OS. My hard drive has multiple partitions on it already from the manufacturer. My guess is that this laptop is approximately 2 ...
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Installing WIndows 7 on a notebook with a pre-installed Ubuntu Linux 13.04 [duplicate]

I bought a notebook with a pre-installed Ubuntu Linux 13.04. I'm new to this OS and I'm thinking to install Windows 7 on my notebook since I'm used to Windows. Actually, I tried to install Win7 ...
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1answer
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Install Method “Something Else” unsable device

So I am trying to install Ubuntu via the "Something Else" method. I have a 750gb HDD with 286gb used for window 7 the other part of the HDD is broken up into separate drives but is grouped together ...
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Moving free space from C drive(NTFS) to G Drive(ext4)

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 13.1 with 5Gb space in Drive G but now I cleaned windows on C drive and want to move free space from C drive to G drive. Pls help me with the ...
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“Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.” error while booting after Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Laptop. After manually upgrading the Laptop won't boot any more and I get the this error message :"Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.". ...
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2answers
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NTFS / windows partitions disappeared after updating Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10

I updated Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 from the live CD downloaded and then on restart I didn't have anymore the Windows line in the Grub menu and then while in Ubuntu I couldn't find my other partitions at ...
0
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1answer
203 views

How do I uninstall Windows XP from my NTFS if I have Ubuntu installed there as well [duplicate]

Hello I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows XP, Now that I never use Windows XP and I have almost no space for Ubuntu (I literally only have 136mb left) I would like to uninstall it from my NTFS ...
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1answer
43 views

Installing on NTFS partition

Hello I currently have win xp installed on my pc , I got two drives C: (main one) and D: which I use as a backup drive and save all my videos & docs in. Last time I installed Ubuntu , it gave me ...
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1answer
778 views

Standalone installation of ubuntu 13.10

I have windows 8 installed on my PC and now i want to install ubuntu 13.10 as a standalone OS i.e. i dont want to keep windows 8. I have 3 partition on my HDD. 350 MB (Boot Files in NTFS) 100 GB ...
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2answers
646 views

Is it possible to install LiveUSB persistent on NTFS or ext4?

Why liveUSB can be installed as persistent only on FAT/FAT32 where max file size is limited to 4GB? Is it possible to choose another files system somehow, for example NTFS or EXT4 for liveUSB ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Installation process

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 in hdd ,there is no other Operating System available in my hard disk.So will U please tell me ,the complete process that how to make partition in the hard disk.... The ...
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1answer
475 views

Ubuntu 13.04 format my NTFS partition

I install Ubuntu 13.04, choosing the option "Replace Win7". When my computer reboots, i see that my other data pratition is missing. my Win7 partition was 100gb, and the other 220gb was the data. I ...
0
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1answer
442 views

How to make an NTFS partition on HDD (12.10)

I currently own a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install windows XP on it. I have the installation file on my pendrive as my netbook doesnt have disk drive. but when I opened the ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to install windows 8 along side of Ubuntu 13.04?

I brought new dell laptop which is pre-installed of 12.04, I upgraded it to 13.04. I need some work which will be only available in windows OS. So I plan to install Windows OS in my laptop as a second ...
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2answers
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Partition Alignment Confusion [duplicate]

I have a new Samsung 840 250GB SSD on the way, and I want to make sure that everything is running optimally after install. I've spent many frustrating hours on the internet trying to understand how I ...
2
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1answer
247 views

Installing ubuntu on a formatted NTFS drive

I am supposed to fix a laptop in which the hard disk was recently formatted. It contained Windows 7 before. I am trying a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB, but haven't been able to ...
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1answer
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Can I install Ubuntu on an exFAT hard drive?

I would like to know if it's possible to install Ubuntu on an exFAT hard drive, since Windows 8's drive admin utility only allow me to get NTFS and exFAT partitions. Thanks in advance.
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2answers
183 views

How can I install Ubuntu in such a way that files are readable by both Ubuntu and Windows?

I am installing Ubuntu alongside Windows, choosing the dual-boot option. I do not want to do a Wubi installation. I want a full fledged installation. I want to share files between Windows and Ubuntu. ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Is the Ubuntu installer capable of resizing/moving existing NTFS partitions?

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 alongside with Windows 7. I already have 3 primary partitions taking the whole disk space. 100 MB system-reserved (primary) 180 GB system (primary) 285 GB ...
0
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2answers
321 views

Installing Ubuntu retaining NTFS drives

I have Windows Vista pre-installed on my laptop. I have 4 NTFS drives (c,d,e,f) on my laptop. I have OS installed on c drive and my data on other drives. Now, I have to switch to Ubuntu completely. ...
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2answers
206 views

File disappeared from NTFS after Ubuntu installation

I wanted to upgrade a very old version of Ubuntu to a recent one, so I made the following steps: I created a large (over 30GB) tar.gz archive containing all data from my home directory Moved it to ...
3
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0answers
85 views

chkdsk /r problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NTFS partition not clearly unmounted PLEASE HELP I got the below error message every time I try to boot up in Linux. I have done all the Wubi stuff properly. I ran ...
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87 views

How to install Ubuntu in a Windows 7 installed PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My laptop already has 4 primary partitions: how can I install Ubuntu? How to install Ubuntu in a Windows 7 installed PC which had 4 partitions? The HDD is about 320 GB ...
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2answers
2k views

12.04 install partition tool doesnt have ntfs available

I want to manually partition my disk for install. Installing 12.04 only on this laptop, so I create a /, swap, /boot and /home (all ext4) and then I want to create a ntfs for sharing data between Ubu ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Can I install Ubuntu on a partition formatted as ntfs instead of ext4?

Can I install Ubuntu on a partition formatted as NTFS, instead of EXT4? After installing Ubuntu 11.10 using ext4, I keep on getting disk errors at boot up. But on this same harddrive, I have Windows ...
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2answers
1k views

How to overwrite Ubuntu with Windows 7? [closed]

So I have a Windows DVD and it works. But when it gets to the part when it says "Upgrade" or "Custom" I click on custom and at the bottom it says cannot install over it because Windows 7 can only be ...
1
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1answer
534 views

Using a fat32 partition for a swapfile

I have installed ubuntu 11 onto a 30GB SSD (10 & 17GB partitions - / and /home respectively) with a 1TB and 2TB disk drive for data/large programs and I did not want to subject the SSD to swap ...
5
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2answers
19k views

How can I resize NTFS partition in GParted?

My family PC has Windows Vista and lately it has became unusable, having strange errors and taking hours to do anything at all, so I'm installing Ubuntu 11.10 alongside it. I went into GParted to ...
4
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3answers
8k views

Install Ubuntu on a NTFS partition

The Ubuntu installer does not allow me to install on NTFS partitions, but certain circumstances requires me to do so. Is it possible?
2
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2answers
8k views

Moving from Ubuntu to Windows 7, need hard to be NTFS format

Ok so I want to change operating systems, I got a new PC recently that had no operating system so I installed Ubuntu on it. I now want to install Windows 7 but when I put in the install disk it says ...