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My installed Ubuntu 10.10 system is broken. Can I install 12.04 over it using the Wubi installer?

I installed Maverick Meerkat when it came out alongside Windows 7, via the traditional installer (not Wubi). So everytime I restart/booted up my computer, I'd get a purple OS selection screen, to ...
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Windows 7 doesn't show up in Grub after installation

So, I installed Ubuntu 10.10 in my computer. I already had Windows 7 installed beforehand. I have 2 drives. An 80GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. Ubuntu is installed in part of the HDD. Windows 7 is installed ...
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setup samba share on 10.10 and access via windows

I have the following /etc/samba/smb.conf config setup to share my homes and a custom folder named /var/itc_data_feed: [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes read only = no ...
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I can't see Window list on the bottom panel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running programs are not displayed in the panel I'm not seeing any window list on the bottom panel. How to get it back?
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469 views

ISO to USB || Ubuntu to Windows [closed]

Trying to get a Windows 7 ISO to be written to a bootable USB from my Ubuntu installation, but it seems all the USB creators are for writing other Linux distributions, and the ones for Windows can ...
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0answers
185 views

Desktop shortcut that takes users to a Print server [closed]

How do I make a desktop shortcut that will take users to a Windows 2008 Server and let them pick a printer? I want to make adding printers as painless as possible, as I am making an Ubuntu disc image ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 10.10 beside Windows 7 onto a fake raid?

I currently have 4 drives setup in Raid 10. I've tried installing Ubuntu straight to the metal but it does not recognize my Windows partition and upon quitting the installation and then restarting, my ...
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How to install windows wireless driver?

i have installed ndistgk package in ubuntu 10.10. now i want to install windows wireless driver so where i can get windows.inf file?
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No Grub after installing Ubuntu beside Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 alongside Windows 7, after install I receive no Grub menu ...
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Cannot mount a CIFS network share over VPN

I have setup u VPN connection to our Windows 2008 server at the office and it seems to work fine. For some reason, however, I still am not able to access the network shares over a VPN connection ...
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1answer
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How to access photos from my Genius G-Shot P7545 camera?

I have a Genius G-Shot P7545 camera. In Windows I had just to plug in the camera to the usb and acces it like a usb stick. I tried to do that in Ubuntu 10.10 with no result. How can I acces the ...
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What is the best way to keep all your files when moving from Windows to Ubuntu?

I've been planning to change my OS to Ubuntu, but my hard disk contains 750GB of files (in two NTFS partitions: 250GB and 700GB). I know that it is possible to keep the larger partition and install ...
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1answer
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How do I build my own home network?

I'd like to have my own Ubuntu-based home network. That means, that I can access all my multimedia files from each computer. Music/Files/Videos are on Ubuntu 10.10. I'd like to have access to these ...
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3answers
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How to Get a Windows Client to Authenticate against a Linux LDAP Server

How can we set Windows clients to authenticate against an LDAP Server running on Ubuntu?
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3answers
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Make W7 install as small as possible and increase Ubuntu size

How do I do this all from Ubuntu? When I used Wubi there was a max size, and i ended up liking Ubuntu 10.04 so I kept it installed, but now i want to do just run W7 as a VM. I have around only 58GBs ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu and Windows Server 2008 NFS

Background I am trying to configure NFS on my Windows Server 2008 with UNIX Extensions to be able to connect to Ubuntu. However in 2008 you need AD to activate User Profile Mappings. Windows can ...
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1answer
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How to reach a Windows machine by hostname?

I have always been under the impression that all I need to do in order to reach the Windows machines on my network by their hostnames from Ubuntu was do add the 'wins' option to the 'hosts' line in my ...