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why doesn't my ftp transfer work?

I am working on ubuntu 11.10 i need to transfer some files to my windows 7 system on the LAN. while connecting with ftp get an error i.e ftp: connection : connection refused ftp 192.168.0.72 ftp: ...
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Can't find my Ubuntu partition after laptop crashed

My laptop crashed last week and as a first step, I reinstalled the hatefulness that is Windows 7. Now I can't see my Ubuntu partition but when I try to install the new version of Ubuntu, I get a ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 running in windows 7 (wubi) AND on a separate partition

I am in a very strange situation and need some help: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi a while back so that I can use it alongside Windows 7. I was running out of space on my disk when trying to ...
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How to install MSMXL version 6.10.1129.0 in Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a legit copy of windows office using Wine Program Loader. It keeps telling me to install MSXML version 6.10.1129.0, which I look up and download, execute it, and am told it ...
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Installation of Windows XP or 7 guest OS is EXTREMELY slow within Ubuntu 12.04 host OS

I've successfully installed and ran Windows XP and Windows 7 in KUbuntu 10.04x64. But installation never succeeds in any OS beyond 10.04; I've tried KUbuntu 11.10x64, 12.04 x32 and x64. Formatting ...
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How to save my certified Ubuntu 11.10 which came with the computer

I have bought a computer with Ubuntu 11.10 and now I need to install Windows XP alonside it. Is it possible to save my certified Ubuntu configuration onto a usb stick, then unistall Ubuntu, install ...
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About uninstallation of Ubuntu to allow dual-boot

I had windows XP and windows 7 previously. I wanted to keep windows XP and replace windows 7 by Ubuntu in a specific drive of hard disk. During installation of Ubuntu I found option replace windows ...
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How move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10?

How can I move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu? I have Windows XP on one machine (which is very old and runs Firefox 8) and have Ubuntu 11.10 on another. I want to copy Firefox bookmarks to ...
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How do I install Microsoft Visual Studio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Visual Studio 2012? How do you install Visual Studio 2010 Professional on Ubuntu 11.10?
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GRUB is now the default bootloader and i cant boot without a flashdrive with grub so i can select windows 7

One night I installed ubuntu via live cd a couple times on different size flash-drives and grub is now the default bootloader. I used to could press the power button and it booted directly to windows ...
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236 views

How to switch out a backtrack distro? (Multiple Ideas)

Got myself in a little over my head in partitions. Currently I have an ubuntu 11.10 distro and a backtrack distro on my hard drive. I can't run Diablo 3 on a virtual box successfully, so I made a ...
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Windows disk's partition(s) are misaligned: Can't mount

I have installed windows on a 500GiB Seagate SATA Disk, (on a new EFI computer) and once windows was all setup, I plugged my Ubuntu (11.10 x64) HDD in and booted it. All works fine, apart from when I ...
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(11.10) Install Windows on Logical/Extended Partition — Dual-Boot

I have 3 Primary/Basic partitions: sda1. Ubuntu 11.10 root drive (40G) sda2. FreeBSD root (20G) sda3. Windows XP root drive(4G) I have a Logical/Extended Partition sda4 of 234GB, divided into 5 disks ...
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Windows 7 professional won't boot after installing ubuntu 11.10 alongside [closed]

I can't boot into Windows 7 Professional after installing ubuntu version 11.10 alongside windows as a dual boot. Windows starts to boot after I select it from GRUB and then select "start windows ...
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Ubuntu 11.10- Wine (Understanding Wine)

I'm new to Ubuntu, I just downloaded "wine" from the command-line. So when and open up "wine", I have no idea what I'm suppose to do next. What do I do after the download had been completed..open it, ...
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How to install windows as my second boot (ubuntu 11.10)?

I have an asus 1215N netbook (No CD drive), currently running ubuntu 11.10. It's all working great, but time comes when the man needs some retro gaming, and well... I need a windows on the same ...
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777 views

Windows XP Ubuntu Installer (version 11.10) error dialog - Permission Denied

When installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows XP (2nd option in installer), the install failed with popup. How can I fix this? Here is the contents of file "C:\Documents and Settings\Keith\Local ...
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How to View Windows Files on a Wubi install?

I wanted to ask, how can i view all my windows files on Ubuntu. I found out how to get my D drive folders but have yet not figured out how to get my C drive files. Please give me an easy way to find ...
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320 views

Problem installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new laptop

I bought a Toshiba Sattellite L755D-12F two days ago with Windows 7. I wanted to install Ubuntu 11.10, but whenever I boot it from a live cd or USB I get a blank screen. Now i've seen similar topics ...
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Installing windows on a seperate hard drive (after Ubuntu 11.10)

I have an g73jh laptop. Recently I DBan'd the whole laptop and installed Ubuntu 11.10 (on my first HDD, leaving the second one unallocated). Very happy with it, yet still need some stuff from windows. ...
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1answer
888 views

Can't see Windows partition in Wubi install

I installed Ubuntu as dual boot using Wubi. All seems fine, only I can't see the files on my hard drive. Do I need to do anything special to mount it, or similar? In the Nautilus file browser (top ...
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easy backup solution from windows to ubuntu server 11.10

Well for the last week I tried setting up amanda on my Ubuntu server 11.10. I should start out by saying that i'm fairly new to Ubuntu. Well I googled and read guides and tutorials and no matter what ...
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I would like to change the size of my partitions (increase Windows 7 by approx 50gb)

So I have installed 11.10 alongside windows7, and I didn't realise that I needed more than I allocated for Windows 7 to back up my iPod. Is there a simple way to do this? I tried to reinstall, but it ...
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1answer
217 views

HELP! Booting Ubuntu off Portable HDD, lots of issues with GRUB

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 11.10 onto my portable hard drive. Much to my surprise, it installed half of GRUB to the PC, and half to the PHDD. The PC does not belong to me. ...
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237 views

Read/write errors on shared NTFS

Well, i suppose 'errors' is not the best way of putting it, but anyway. Due to the usage of my computer, i have set it up to dual-boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10. Windows is in it's own partition, ...
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645 views

Error, then black screen after wubi 11.10

I have this laptop with Windows 7 : http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=LX-PXN02-147-DT I installed Ubuntu 11.10 via Wubi and when I boot intu Ubuntu using the boot up menu, I get this error: ...
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Remove windows XP after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to uninstall Windows? OK, I am kind of illiterate when it comes to computers. I have a Gateway 6018GZ laptop which I loaded Ubuntu 11.10 on....It has 2 partitions; ...
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How do I mount a CIFS share?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, and am trying to mount a freenas server. I have the server set to share in cifs and nfs with no luck. I have tried smbmount //192.168.1.### /mnt/ I am not new to Ubuntu but ...
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How to install Internet Explorer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? any body can tell me how can i install ms internet explorer on my Ubuntu 11.10.I tried it by following two ways wget ...
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2answers
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Why can't I access Windows from Grub after installing Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed it on my HP Compaq nx5000. I dual-boot installed with Windows XP. When I boot, it goes to the grub bootloader. At the bottom of the Grub list it says boot Windows ...
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1answer
411 views

How to use Windows Share has home directory

I've got a windows 2K server, with ubuntu 11.10 desktops. I'd like to implement something like roaming profiles. It can be "local" that's synched to the server. I've used LIkewise-open to get my ...
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352 views

Can I divide a monitor so that windows only open to 1/2 of the monitor width? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a launcher to start an application in a specific desktop Background: I have just installed two 24" monitors, but this question is about the behavior of ...
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140 views

11.10 wubi not able to access windows drives

Earlier have installed ubuntu 11.04 using wubi and from my ubuntu, I was able to access my windows drives (Places>...) Now I have upgraded to 11.10 and now I am not able to access the same Any ...
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1answer
428 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server and Ubuntu 11.10 - how do I backup from my own pc on remote desktop?

We have Ubuntu 11.10 PCs as workstation at our office. I access my accounting program, Pastel, using RDP. The server where it's running on is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Terminal Server. At ...
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How to Install Ubuntu with MBR?

Hello all, I have a very good question and I hope you can help me: As you know there 2 or maybe 3 ways to install Ubuntu, the 2 ways that I know are: Bootable Installation Ubuntu CD/DVD Ubuntu Wubi ...
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Windows gets progressively slower over time, why doesn't Ubuntu?

I, and many other previous Windows users notice that the computer seems to get progressively slower over time. I bought a leapfrog crammer only to find it installed process that sat there waiting for ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.10 loads from live usb fine, but boots to black screen from harddrive. Why?

A few days ago I had a hard drive failure, which was running Windows XP (32-bit) just fine. The second hard drive in my computer held a few unimportant files, so I formatted it in the Ubuntu setup and ...
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Can't see Windows partition in Nautilus

I am on Ubuntu 11.10, installed with Wubi. I used to be able to access my Windows partion from the list of devices in Nautilus, but I no longer see it. What might b.e wrong? Running sudo blkid gives ...
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Create a link to folder on the window left panel?

i would like to create a link to some new folder that i have in my home the left panel shows docs, images downloads etc. but i would like to add my other folders that i created myself like university ...
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1answer
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Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows

I want to take remote desktop from ubuntu to windows xp and 7,I am looking for a solution i can install software over the air. Vnc,Avoid installation of Vnc server in windows (policy problem) ...
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1answer
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No keyboard input until after GRUB

I have a computer that I dual boot between Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. I installed Windows first, and Ubuntu second. When I boot, the GRUB menu comes up, showing me the option to select to boot to ...
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1answer
476 views

install grub on another partition

hey i want to install Ubuntu 11.10 outside windows but i want that the default boot loader to be used is window's one.also will it be possible to insert the boot location of ubuntu after removing ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu?

How do I format drive and unistall Ubuntu 11.10? I wanted a dual boot and was given an option to overwrite Windows XP partition and said yes. Format options don't work. I tried a few dos prompts ...
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2answers
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How to access dev server in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host?

I'm running a Google App Engine dev server on Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host. According to this question I have the following setup: The VM networking is set to use ...
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4answers
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Cannot run native Ubuntu in virtualbox with a vmdk created using the createrawvmdk command with partitions specified

I have a Win7 x64 & Ubuntu 11.10 x64 dual boot set-up on a single HDD. I wanted to run the native Ubuntu as a guest OS inside Virtual-box running on Win7 host. I used the following command to list ...
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1answer
2k views

I want my wobbly windows back?

I enable Wobbly windows in the CCSM but my windows aren't doing anything. Help... OpenGl's on and everything. It worked on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.
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1answer
3k views

Cannot dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu?

I had Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop, then I determined to install Windows 7 and keep both of them on my machine (dual boot), then I installed Window 7. And then Windows 7 was running, but Ubuntu didn't ...
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1answer
136 views

How can I browse my Windows partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to transfer files from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu? I'd like to get some files from my Windows partition, but I can't find it. Do I need an application to do this, ...
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2answers
119 views

Lose files in My Dual boot system?

I have installed Windows 7 32bit OS and Ubuntu 11.10 32bit as dual boot. The problem I'm facing now is that I loose the data which store while I'm in Ubuntu. The data that I stored while I'm in ...
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3answers
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Windows vs Ubuntu - Audio Quality

Someone help with this one... My notebook have a dual-boot... Win7 and Ubuntu... i've this doubt unexplained until this week (I pray): Why the "Window's audio" is so much better than "ubuntu", ...