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no root file system defined error while installing Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows using Wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 inside windows 7 using wubi.exe (downloaded separately from Ubuntu forum to get the option to install inside windows). when I restart my machine, ubuntu installer ...
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How to uninstall ubuntu 12.04 in one partition with windows 7? [closed]

anyone can tell me how to uninstall ubuntu which has been installed alongside with windows 7, but in one partition? I usually see wubi or ubuntu in windows 7 program list, but this doesn't happen when ...
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1answer
22 views

Ubuntu install after windows 7 Crash

I am wondering why ubuntu can be installed and work well on a computer that crashes before the welcome screen using windows 7. What could be wrong with my computer? In addition, does this mean I can ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Minecraft suddenly stops working?

So, I have Minecraft on Ubuntu 12.04. It is a Windows program, but I was able to use Wine Windows Program Loader to get it to run. Everything was working fine and dandy earlier today. But, later, ...
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1answer
22 views

Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
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Opening Ubuntu partition in Windows 7

I'm curious, is it possible to be logged on to my windows 7 partition, then from there also use Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, say through a window or something along those lines? Because I have all of ...
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23 views

window booting option not available after i installed us on ubuntu 12.04 lts on dell inspiron 3521

i tried to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my dell inspiron 3521 by overwriting ubuntu 13.04 which was working fine along with windows 8 . But neither wireless nor ethernet was working properly . And ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Removing Ubuntu Cleanly [duplicate]

I want to uninstall ubuntu and revert to booting straight to windows. my PC won't let me restore to factory settings but i no longer want ubuntu on my laptop. I do have a recovery partition on my ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Ruby installation in Ubuntu Virtualbox vanishes after every reboot

I installed Ruby and Rails in Ubuntu(Guest OS) which is mounted on Windows (Host OS) using Virtual Box. But every time I reboot Guest OS, I need to re install Ruby on Rails.I have some experience with ...
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0answers
19 views

How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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56 views

Cannot load operating system

I am trying to make the big move from Windows to Ubuntu. I have encountered an error while trying to install Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I have Windows XP SP3 installed as well as another version of ...
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148 views

Play on linux wine menu builder not found

Can anyone help with this? after running TSoT with play on linux, the following is shown in debug mode. [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-South Park: The Stick of Truth.exe wine: cannot find ...
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31 views

Ubuntu 12.04 keeps freezing after dual boot with windows 8

I have successfully dual booted Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Windows 8.1. However my problem is Ubuntu 12.04 keeps freezing, keyboard and mouse don't work. It happens when I run Ubuntu for about 10 ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Get back windows 8?

So, I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, and I "lost" windows 8.I clicked the wrong button... I've tried so many things to get it back, but I have lost my hopes now. Please, I hope someone have knowledge ...
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0answers
34 views

Complicated genisoimage HYBRID for MAC/Linux/Windows

I need to create an ISO with a folder that is common on all OS and with OS specific folders&files. The OS specific folders&files need to be visible only on that OS. So the MAC user should not ...
1
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30 views

Files not readable on Windows

I have a video server running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, which works fine for what I need it to do. Although, as it is a video server from which I stream movies to my Windows machine, that's what I expect ...
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1answer
73 views

UBUNTU for Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I would like to install your OS into my laptop (gaming x64bits ) that currently uses Windows 8.1 Pro And I would like to know if this will remove Windows or have both OS and if this will keep any of ...
0
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1answer
38 views

How to remove Ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

This is a PC with no prior OS, I slapped Ubuntu on temporarily. I do prefer Ubuntu but it's (unfortunately) just not well optimised for games ;_; Anyway I'm pretty computer illiterate when it comes to ...
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1answer
23 views

Does anyone know how to make Unity remember your opened windows on logout?

Does anyone know how to make Unity remember your opened windows on logout? I know KDE does this, but would like Unity to remember what applications were loaded and to restart them in the appropriate ...
0
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1answer
62 views

I am running 12.04 on usb would now like to install on C: will it overwrite windows XP

I am running 12.04 on a USB stick on a machine with Windows XP and would now like to install 12.04 on my C: drive using the Windows installe. Will it run alongside my existing system?
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27 views

How do I connect to a printer shared via Windows?

I have a HP D2330 (Deskjet) printer that is connected to a Windows Vista machine (which I use as a print server). My Windows PCs easily connect to it to print to a common printer. How do I connect my ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Grub takes forever to get to

So Grub takes about 15 seconds to get to, it will show a white underscore (_) and it will indent and go down a few lines and repeat this process about 3-4 times before it reaches Grub. Here is my ...
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2answers
63 views

Is it possible to run Windows for one User and Ubuntu for another User simultaneously?

Can I install two OS on my PC without harming it. I was thinking maybe Ubuntu latest verion to install. I already have Windows 7 Home installed on my PC. I would like to know if I can keep Win 7 on ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Which are the windows that are in the current workspace?

is there a way to know easily which are the windows that are placed in the current workspace (unity)? It seems a stupid question but is not: if a window is behind the others and therefore is not ...
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0answers
142 views

Unable to boot Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu(invalid efi error)

I was attempting to have my laptop dual boot into both Win7 and Ubuntu but messed up partitioning the hard drive during the installation, couldn't tell which size was going to be used for what. ...
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0answers
52 views

How to change Firewall settings to allow traffic to certain ports

So I got a server with a provider, it is free for one month and they offer Ubuntu LTS 12.04 and Windows Server 2008; the Windows Server 2008 incurs a €30 cost and since I'm setting up a testing ...
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0answers
13 views

Not able to upgrade 9.04 [duplicate]

I made the mistake of trying to install Windows in place of my Ubuntu 11.04 . I neglected to think ahead and create a boot cd. I found an old cd I had with version 9.04 on it and installed on my pc. ...
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1answer
89 views

Help with 12.04 and windows 8.1 homegroup?

i`m new to ubuntu and i would like to connect my ubuntu laptop to my main pc via windows homegroup. is it possible or i need to make a server on ubuntu or pc ? and if you have solution - explain me ...
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0answers
32 views

Can I run Windows Based ERP with sql server connectivity in ubuntu 12.04?

I want to install and run my Windows based ERP in Ubuntu, It is SQL based database ERP. And I want to login with my Active Directory credentials. I have Windows 2008 R2 Server as Active Directory ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Restoring Windows 8 Backup while keeping Ubuntu 12.04

I have a 32-bit Laptop with original pre-installed Windows 8. Before last month I have taken a backup with Windows OS tools and I have then installed Ubuntu 12.04. Now I would like to install the ...
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0answers
25 views

How to connect to wi-fi on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

So, I just got this new laptop today (well, it's actually pretty old, but it's new to me) and I downloaded Ubuntu, and totally deleted Windows. The thing is, when I click the wi-fi button near the ...
0
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1answer
127 views

Best way to partition Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows 7 on 1 Terra HD. (with priority for Ubuntu) [closed]

I have a new laptop without OS. I want to install Windows 7 (and give it a small space) just in case I need it for a specific software or game. In parallel I'm a Ubuntu user so I want to give it the ...
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28 views

force password change for windows users connecting to ubuntu 12.04 server

I have set up a shared drive on an Ubuntu 12.04 server for users in a windows environment. I want the users to be forced to change their passwords upon their first login but when I use the sudo ...
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0answers
40 views

12.04 Unity - Windows Consistently Jump Behind Main Menu Bar

I have run a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed all the latest updates, and have not made any alterations to the interface. However I am presented with a persistent problem: When using ...
0
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1answer
39 views

re-Install grub in ubuntu partition

I had been using Easybcd in windows to manage the bootloader. But, when i resized my ubuntu partition, grub went haywire and now I am stuck with using grub at the mbr level(i had to use boot repair to ...
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1answer
307 views

How can I install Origin software

I need to install "Origin" software for graph plottings, analysis, etc. It is basically windows supported. But I have installed WINE, thereby installed few windows supported softwares and using it. ...
0
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1answer
69 views

cannot boot into windows 7 after installing ubuntu 12.04

I have recently installed ubuntu with a USB on my laptop which already have windows 7 I cannot boot into windows 7 . when ever i try to boot into windows 7 . i get a blank screen for a sec or two ...
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0answers
49 views

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8, but now when I boot the PC (a Toshiba C885-1U4) it will automatically boot Ubuntu without letting me choose, for I am afraid I installed the Ubuntu boot ...
0
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0answers
142 views

not showing dual boot option & installation drive of Ubuntu 12.04 on preloaded windows 7

I'm very new to this, need urgent help. I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.04 along windows 7 as dual boot. After clicking reboot option at end of Ubuntu installation, dual boot window doesn't appear & is ...
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62 views

Ubuntu 12.04 not booting after boot repair

I've done a clean install of ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP ProBook 4540s. I've done it several times, but now there was something different. I had windows 7 on it, which I've removed by formating the ...
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1answer
40 views

Win8.1 Share secured with LiveID

I'm very new to the whole Ubuntu thing, so please bear with :) I have a password protected network share on a Windows 8.1 machine (secured with a Microsoft LiveID) that I need to access from Ubuntu. ...
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0answers
89 views

Why does Windows mounted folder freeze after some time?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server on a DMZ and a Windows server on an internal network. Now I need to mount a folder of the Windows server on my Ubuntu server. I use the mount command and all goes ...
0
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3answers
55 views

Can i partition windows and ubuntu and have the same data in them?

I have Windows 7 32-bit, and I want to have ubuntu as a partition. My question is that I have some files in Windows that i also want on Ubuntu, is this possible ?? And if possible then how ?
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1answer
159 views

connecting ubuntu 12.04 lts to Windows network

I am very new to Linux. I have an existing windows network consisting of 3 windows 7 computers. None of the computer user accounts have a password. How do I connect to the network (including ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Sound switches to headphones after random time

On my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) arose out of the blue the following problem: After seemingly a random number of seconds the sound switches to the headphone jack and switches off the speakers. If I ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Tried Ubuntu Live; now cannot boot Windows 7?

Earlier today, I placed an Ubuntu 12.04 disk in my computer to boot into Ubuntu Live. I pressed Esc to get into the boot order setup and chose to boot from the CD-Rom. Everything went smoothly and I ...
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1answer
46 views

Ubuntu suddenly not activating once a second hard drive has been installed ( windows) [closed]

I have a Dual core hard drive , which i have installed UBUNTU 12.04... i also have installed on one partition Windows 7.. I work with either Ubuntu or window depending on my work.. Today i have ...
0
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0answers
254 views

I can't get Ubuntu Server 12.04/NginX to outperform Windows 2008 Server/IIS 7.5

I am determined to get NginX on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS to outperform IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 Server. For comparison, I am using a Apache Bench and a simple (231 byte) html file. The Ubuntu server and ...
0
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2answers
362 views

Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 PROBLEM

I have spent the past 4 days trying to get Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my computer and every time it boots straight into Ubuntu. I have looked through most of the threads and tried Windows first, Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How to add Ubuntu to the Windows 8 Boot Menu with a GPT Harddrive

I would like to know how to add Ubuntu to the Windows 8 Boot Menu using bcdedit. I have UEFI with secure boot enabled and both OS's can be booted from the UEFI boot menu by pressing F9. I also have ...