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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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installing windows 10 without using an USB or DVD

I want to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and booting the installation from the hard drive without using a USB or DVD, because I have some problem reading the installation from the USB and I dont ...
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Ubuntu alongside windows 10

I use Ubuntu for programming and would like a dual boot option (I know how to do this), but I want a simple option where I can boot back into windows and open up Storage Partitions and just delete ...
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After I installed Ubuntu on HDD and rebooting i into it, my PC can no longer find any OS

So I started by installing xubuntu, it worked fine on my laptop accept that the network didn't work, I then tryed with Kubuntu and the same happens. After a while i tryed the original Ubuntu 15.10 but ...
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Why windows show “An operating system wasn't found”?

I am faced with a problem where When i select windows 10 for booting in Ubuntu grub it wont boot and says no operating system found and wont boot. I am not even able to mount the windows partition in ...
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How to access remote desktop from a Windows PC to Ubuntu?

How to access a ubuntu system remotely from a windows pc without teamviewer? Is there any other option.
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How to return to default window size of files windows in ubuntu?

Can someone help me how to set default size of files windows when they open?
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How to make ubuntu remember a windows position and size? (2 Monitors)

Hi everyone so I decided to change to ubuntu 14.04, although I've had some problems (most of which I was able to fix after researching), while I know that linux isn't windows, I want it to save ...
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removing Windows from linux partition [duplicate]

I have installed linux and windows side by side. Now, I can't boot to windows, may be its corrupt. but linux is working fine. Can i delete Windows Partition C drive from within linud and reinstall ...
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How can i move programs to desktop [duplicate]

So, I'm new in Ubuntu and i would like to move my programs to desktop like in Windows. Is that possible? I can move some programs because they are in a folder but I can't others like firefox. Thanks ...
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How can I setup multiple users to connect to an ubuntu server?

I have recently been setting up a samba file server. I have managed to connect my windows pc to the main account (I went map network drive then \servername\user) However, there are other people who ...
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Windows RT and secure boot

I have read that it is not possible to boot another OS on the Surface RT(1G), because of the secure boot. But I also read that certain Linux OS can be booted even if there is secure boot. So why ...
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removing encryption on hard drive (decryption). Trying to install windows. error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0' [duplicate]

Here is my problem. I was using for a long time then I was tired of windows so I decided to jump into the world of ubuntu. I knew nothing of ubuntu, but it worked out, I completely installed (with ...
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I can't install Ubuntu in my laptop

well for the university i needed a laptop so i buyed a ASUS X555l with Windows 10, the people say me "ivan win10 is better than win7,etc.." its the same but this steal my info ._. so because is for ...
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Installing Nikon ViewNX-i via wine?

When I run the installer program via Wine I get an error massage that "This program does not run on your version of Windows". I tried all the different Windows versions in the Wine configuration ...
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Tally Crashes When Entering Information (Wine) [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 24.04, and installed Tally using wine. When entering information in Tally, I get an error box that reads this: File not found Could not access Directory. error code:33 Please help ...
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Booting from Linux USB but not from Windows

I have Linux Mint 16(Petra) and 17(Rafaela) installed on my ThinkPad T-430. I need to install windows (any windows) in a new partition, I already made the partition, but I just can't make windows boot ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 or 10 alongside Ubuntu

I already have Ubuntu installed, newest version I believe, and would like to dual boot Windows 7 or 10 (which ever is easier). Most the guides I find are for people who have Windows and want to dual ...
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Boot Ubuntu from VHD with Windows 10

Is it possible to native boot Ubuntu from a VHD file using Windows 10? If so, how?
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Is ubuntu 14.04.3 touchscreen friendly yet? [on hold]

I work on a keyboardless Microsoft tablet PC (windows 8.1). I'd like to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 32-bit. My question is: Has there been any updates to make the OS more accommodating for touchscreen ...
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Will Windows destroy my already damaged partitions? [closed]

I've been having a whole lot of issues with my triple booting laptop. If you want, see here: How to fix my Grub after Windows 10? Anyways, I've made the decision to wipe and do a reinstall (Windows, ...
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Windows User Folder Is Showing Empty! I want to backup my data(My Documents) as my Hard Disk is likely to fail soon! Please HELP!

History: I was using Windows 7 and my laptop crashed and was not able to boot, I first tried ubuntu by live usb there I found out that my Hard disk was likely to fail soon, so to save the data I ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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deleted files recovery

I accidentally deleted one of partitions from the Ubuntu livecd. I get afraid and recreated the partition. But it was formated and all my files were gone. I installed Ubuntu in another partition. Is ...
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Cannot access a folder on Windows due to ownership issues [duplicate]

I have access to all the files on Linux, with ownership details "-rw-------", in my folder, say "my_files". However, I am not able to access the folder on Windows, as it says, "You don't have ...
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How can i authenticate windows pc with openldap server.share me the complete procedure if possible [closed]

We have numbers of windows-PC and Linux ,So need to implement LDAP,RADIUS to manage my nodes. Helping with configurations will help us better ways. B.R. PRANAV MR
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Grub crashes when installing windows 10

I tried installing Windows 10 alongside my existing installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine till I rebooted my system for the second time. Firstly, the GRUB menu shows Windows 7 ...
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how to label usb as bootable?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 USB disk. It was bootable. But I accidentally labeled it as not bootable (unchecked bootable) from Ubuntu demo desktop. Now I am using Windows.but I want to label USB as ...
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Cannot reinstall Ubuntu

I've read other fairly similar posts but those situations are different and the solutions don't work at all. I started with Windows 10 as my only OS. I then tried to install Ubuntu 64 bit as a dual ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 and Linux Ubuntu on Separate Hard Drives

How would I go about dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu, the windows drive is on an ssd as my c drive and my s drive is a hdd that I want to use for Linux. I have no idea what I need to download it or ...
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i want to change to windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I want to install windows.I have windows installation files but unable to run it. I searched web for solutions and fond some.but stuck at somewhere as follows... ...
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How to minimize all windows from command line in LXDE?

I need to minimize all windows from command line, I have heard about wmctrl -k on but I think it will only work for gnome, is there any possibility of doing this?
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content present inside the window moving up and down when my mouse hover it

I recently installed ubuntu 15.14, my contents present in the windows were moving up and down when i place my mouse over it. UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER, MOZILLA FIREFOX, like many windows seriously made ...
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How to install ubuntu on C partition without effecting D?

Sorry to look stupid but it's my first time to install ubuntu or any linux disrto actually. I got my HD with C & D partitions. the D has so much important files while the C is for windows. I ...
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Windows pro 7 won't boot in dual boot setup

Have dual boot installed for 14.04.3 with Win7 Pro. Installed Win first, then Ubuntu. Before installing Ubuntu Win started and shut down correctly. Ubuntu starts and shuts down correctly but Win7 goes ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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Ubuntu only os. Problems encountered

I don't have any other Operating System on my laptop, only Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not working properly and it doesn't boot automatically. All I can do to boot is mounting / in the root. How can i uninstall ...
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What are the best antivirus soloutions for scannining USB drives for Malyware and Viruses?

I have an old Win XP computer that was made in 2001 that can't connect to the internet and has no anti virus. Still works fine but I am wondering what the best way is to scan USB drives and files in ...
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Can't mount shared folders in Ubuntu Guest

With VirtualBox 5.0.2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I have tried many solutions I found online and have not been able to mount my shared files folder. I have installed GuestAdditions, and I can login ...
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duel boot with grub not recognizing windows boot

I recently installed a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu on a new hard-drive (sdb), while still keeping the ancient(and corrupted) install of windows 7 running on the original hard drive (sda) as i ...
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Any way to run Ubuntu partition from inside Windows using VirtualBox?

I have a computer that dual boots Ubuntu and Windows but I've found myself needing to switch between the two more frequently recently. Having to reboot the computer to switch is a bit of a hassle ...
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Installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 on separate hard drives, can't boot windows now, Boot Repair didn't fix

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14598891/ This is the link I got after running Boot Repair. Ubuntu and Windows are installed on separate hard drives. Windows is on my 960gb ssd and Ubuntu is on my 120gb ssd, ...
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WebDav server installed on ubuntu. Windows Map Network Drive Error Mutual authentication failed. The server's password is out of date on the domain co

My question is as following: I installed an apache2 service on my server and i activated WebDAV features on a folder so I can map a network drive from any OS. I can successful login and see the ...
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Color calibration on Ubuntu

I noticed that colours on Ubuntu look different than on Windows, on the same laptop. The problem is that when I use Photoshop in Virtualbox and I make a solid colour image in one colour, and when I ...
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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Unable to boot into Windows after Ubuntu 14.04.3 installation

After installing and restarting my laptop I keep getting booted into Ubuntu and can't find any method for using a bootloader.
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Windows 10 update breaks grub

I have the exact problem as this thread: Windows 10 upgrade lead into grub rescue I wanted to comment on it but I am not allowed. I followed the top answer, and it worked, except for the last step, ...
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Can't mount internal hard drive?

I'm having some trouble with my internal hard drive and was hoping you smart people could help me. So, here's all that has happened so far: Thursday of last week, my Acer Win 7 (updated to Win 10) ...
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Clean Kubuntu uninstall/Win10 install

Im using Kubuntu only,my hdd has mounted 400Gb to file system and i cant unmount it to creat new partition so i can boot from windows cd.I want to uninstall completly the Kubuntu OS and install ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes with ASUS (windows 10 dual boot)

I tried to boot up with from a CD and or USB with 15.10 Ubuntu iso. Eveytime I get the same result: "Install Ubuntu" => Loading (purple screen) and freeze. I've disable CMS, and Fast Boot, and Secure ...