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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 on a new Windows 8 Asus Laptop

I need to install Ubuntu 10.04 on a new Asus Windows 8 laptop (s300). I need to do this for a development project which required that specific version. I have successfully been able to install 12.10 ...
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External Hard disk not workng on windows after I formatted it on Ubuntu

I formatted my Western Digital 500 Gb hard disk on Ubuntu 10.4 and now I want to use it on Windows 7 but it cannot detect it. I formatted it with FAT(applicable to all) option. I tried to Google ...
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How do I get the Wubi installer to use a pre-downloaded ISO?

I have this iso file ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso and then I downloaded the corresponding wubi installer for this version. Place them inside the same directory in Windows, but instead of making use ...
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How to play music from iTunes library located in a Windows 7 partition?

I have 2 partitions, one for Windows 7 and the other for Ubuntu 11.04. All my music and the iTunes library is saved in the windows partition, but I'd like to be able to play these songs and use ...
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How can I lock application windows to a certain virtual desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a launcher to start an application in a specific desktop I want to keep Pidgin, Skype, and a few other applications on a certain virtual desktop. How can I ...
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Can't run xRDP, terminates unexpectedly

I can't run xRDP out of the box in ubuntu 10.04. I run xrdp on a laptop and try to connect to it using Window RDP client. It connect to RDP which prompt for a type of connection I tried any of them ...
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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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How to share an USB device(scanner) over network (from Windows to Ubuntu)?

I have a special thing: I want to share my scanner over the network. The scanner is connected to a Windows 7 machine, but I want to use it from Ubuntu 10.04... I found some methods: USB over ...
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Only able to login to Failsafe GNOME

Installed Ubuntu using WUBI, when I reboot, I'm able to login as "Failsafe GNOME" and xterm, but NOT as just GNOME. What is the likely source of the issue? Hardware, bad install, etc.? Version: ...