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Switching Windows and Linux Partitions

So basically I want to copy my windows partitions /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2 to /dev/sda3 and /dev/sda4 I want to then move my linux partition of /dev/sda5 to /dev/sdb Basically /deb/sdb is my primary ...
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Install Ubuntu but keep Local disk D and its content

I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I choosed Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu option. Now it shows me which HDD disk to use and says that 3 partitions willbe deleted. But I need to install ...
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dualboot win8.1 and ubuntu13.10 already have 4 primary partitions [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-150 and I would like to install Ubuntu without erasing my Windows8.1 Installation. The Problem is I have four primary Partitions on my Laptop which are: -msftres ...
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Install Ubuntu with the Windows installer - few questions

:=) I have few question about install Ubuntu with win installer. Anyone who can help I will be grateful. I have down win installer. I have HD with 3 partitions. First is win7, second my stuff, third ...
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Is it possible to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu Server? If so, Is it better to use two separate hard drives or a single hard drive?

I currently am running Windows 7 on one hard drive partition with 87 GB there is 23 GB left on that hard drive. I have a second 160 GB hard drive full of data. I want to turn this into a Home Server ...
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Installing from the windows intaller, does it erase my other OS? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on Windows with windows installer but it does not ask if I want to install it on a partition, so I assume they are going to erase my old OS, Will this happen?
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Merge Ubuntu and Windows partitions

On my computer there are Windows and Ubuntu (the hard drive is divided). Can I delete Windows and connect it hard disk space join Ubuntu? If "yes" => how?
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Cant boot Ubuntu 13.04 next to Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 next to Windows 8. On another HDD with two partitions. one for my windows data and one for Ubuntu. Now i cant choose which system i want to boot. I get directly into windows ...
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Problem with Windows and Ubuntu installation

I wanted to reintall the windows 7 OS, and I put all my stuff in D partition. After that I couldn't install windows 7 and I tried ubuntu, and I made the D partition a swap partion (with the "FORMAT" ...
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Files saved in Ubuntu invisible to Windows

I have several partitions. Any time I write to FAT32 partitions from 13.04 I share with Windows 7, Windows cannot see them. This has only been happening since I upgraded a few days ago. What's going ...
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Installed it wrong and cannot uninstall ubuntu

I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8 but dual boot isn't working. It doesn't appear in control pannel to simply uninstall. I have 2 HDD and there are 20GB on the second one (first one is for ...
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unable to find windows files using unbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using a samsung rv520 i3. Windows 7 crashed and fails to load past the initial windows logo screen. I am now using unbuntu 12.10 form a usb I'm trying to find files i had saved on windows before ...
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How can I restore the swap drive used by ubuntu, back to windows 7?

I just installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (which has windows 7) but I used my second data drive as a swap for Ubuntu. How can I restore this swap drive back so it can be accessed by Windows 7 again? ...
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How are partitons handled in Ubuntu, compared to Windows?

How are partitions in my hard disk handled in Ubuntu? I want to draw parallels with what Windows does. Let's say I have a HDD formatted as ext4, if I create 2 partitions and mount them at /data-part ...