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Unabe to install windows on a ubuntu only machine [duplicate]

I am new here and this is my first post. I have an HP laptop (Pavilion dv6000) While I was trying to dual boot Ubuntu, I was unable to install it correctly and the setup broke in the middle leaving ...
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Dual Booting Problem with Windows 8 and Ubutnu 12.10

Am beignner to Linux world. Tried to dual boot ubuntu along side preinstalled windows 8 in my samsung series 5 np550pc s03in Laptop. I have followed this guide - ...
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Successfully installed Ubunut 12 but I never saw the windows outlined by this walkthrough

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support I was never given an option to install over Windows and wipe it out. How do I do that? I am running a new Dell XPS with ...
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347 views

Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
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385 views

Alternative to software for Windows phone

i just installed Ubuntu 12.10 LTS on my computer. However I have one problem. I use a Nokia Lumia 610 phone and therefore the OS is Windows Phone. In order to transfer songs, pictures etc. usually ...
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TeamViewer and remote access problem

I install TeamViewer 8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) laptop. I can remotely connect to my Windows 7 PC (32-bit), but when I try to connect from my Windows 7 device to my Ubuntu device, it works once ...
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Windows 7, Xubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 triple-double boot :)

I currently have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.10 and that is working fine. Now I want to make some free space out of Windows partition and install Ubuntu 13.04 on it. So my question is: Would that be a ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Dell inspiron 17R 7720 SE with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition but I am unable to install Ubuntu 12.10. WUBI does not work for me and I am wondering if there is another way to install it my machine came ...
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1answer
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How can I use Ubuntu to fix my Windows OS

My Windows Vista OS is not booting up, but Ubuntu is working fine for me. I do not have an Ubuntu Live CD but I do have a USB...however I do not know how to create a Ubuntu Live USB. I want to revive ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows filesystems on Ubuntu

I currently have 2 hard drives, 1 running my Windows OS and all my applications, and another for saving all my chunky media files. If I was to wipe my hard drive which holds Windows and install ...
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2answers
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Mirror Files and Documents from Windows machine to Ubuntu in Virtualbox

Ok, so I have a machine with a dual boot installed (Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10). They are on separate hard drives. I already have Virtualbox set up to boot from the linux physical hard drive (Windows ...
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Does installing Ubuntu 12.10 with 'Erase Win7' option deletes Windows partitions? [duplicate]

I had Win 7 in C:\ and other data in F:\ G:\ H:\ partitions. Installed Ubuntu 12.10 with option Erase win7 and install Ubuntu and checked LVM option. After installing Ubuntu I'm not able to see F:\ ...
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How to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10 on HP pavilion 14-b010TX [duplicate]

I've used Ubuntu on my old Compaq V26633TN for a few years, but it's wearing out after 9 years use. I've bought a replacement HP Pavilion 14-b010TX (CD58PA) with factory installed Windows 8 and mSATA ...
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1answer
46 views

virtual directory to ubuntu on windows?

Is it possible to create a virtual directory in windows that links to a directory on an Ubuntu 12.10 server? If so, how? I'd like to do it this way because it slows me down to constantly save & ...
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1answer
457 views

How to get back to windows after install Ubuntu in the same partition?

I have two partition on my system. On one partition, I keep my data, and on other I install my OS. By mistake, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the drive I had installed Windows. Now I need to get back ...
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2answers
77 views

What is the Ubuntu installation going to do to my Windows files…?

I am installing Ubuntu 12.10 in Windows with Wubi and I want to know if it's going to COPY my Windows files and place them in Ubuntu, or MOVE them to Ubuntu, or leave the Windows files so I start with ...
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How do I migrate currently installed Ubuntu to a Virtual Machine?

I'm finding that my graphics drivers (ATI Radeon HD 4200) run MUCH better in a native windows system, I can't even get the closed-source drivers working in Ubuntu, thus leading me to want to run ...
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installing ubuntu 12.10 VM on a win 7 host

I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.10 on Oracle Virtual Box and I had difficulties. I am using a Windows 7 64-bit host machine. I set the VDI disk size to dynamic at 8GB and the Base memory at 644MB. I ...
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170 views

What flavour of ubuntu (32-bit/64-bit) do I get when I install using Windows Installer

I've installed Ubuntu on my 64-bit system using windows installer. What version I might've got??
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Issues with installing Ubuntu next to Windows 8

I've tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi on my Windows 8 computer. The computer used to have Windows 7, but I upgraded it and made a clean install. Now when I choose Ubuntu in the Windows boot ...
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How to install Ubuntu and eliminate Windows? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10, but when I turn on the PC, I can choose between Win 7 or Ubuntu. How do I install Ubuntu substituting completely Windows?.
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1answer
690 views

Headphone jack disabled in windows, after using Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Alienware M15x-R1 and love it, but whenever I properly shut down or reboot from within Ubuntu, when I access Windows my headphone jack doesn't work, it reads headphones ...
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1answer
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Fix BOOTMGR from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and decided to go to Windows XP. I inserted the reinstall CD and it just says: BOOTMGR Missing, click CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart. The same thing happens with ...
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1answer
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GRUB missing after removing drive with Ubuntu

My work laptop is an HP EliteBook with one hard drive in it. On that hard drive is a encryption program that boots up called "safeboot", you enter your username and password and then Windows boots ...
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Attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows but get GRUB instead

I have a Ubuntu ISO that I have just downloaded from ubuntu.com and used the Windows Installer (Wubi) to install Ubuntu, but when it boots, instead of Ubuntu I get some GRUB ... something. I have ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8 Boot problems (SSD uefi)

I hope someone can help me because I just dont know what else to do! I have a Dell XPS 15z that has 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD. It came with Windows 8 installed on the SSD. First thing I did was install ...
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Cannot find installation.iso? [closed]

I've been attempting to install Ubuntu for a few hours now, and I keep getting an error after the reboot telling me the installation.iso wasn't found. I've tried using the Wubi installer, and tried ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. I have to use the bios to choose at boot

Ive been at this all week. ive tried installing ubuntu first, windows first, installing to separate drives, installing to the same drive with partitions and i cant get anything to work right. current ...
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Headphones not working on Windows after installing Ubuntu

2 hours ago I installed Ubuntu while listening to music on my headphones (wubi install). I then also played music on Ubuntu just fine, yet when I rebooted into Windows, without doing anything else ...
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1answer
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I'm dual booting win7 and ubuntu12.10 and ubuntu thinks there's no space on the hard drive

I'm dual booting win7 home premium and ubuntu 12.10 32bit (the machine is 64bit, Intel Celeron), and if I check the C:\ drive with win7, it shows about 90 gb remaining. I'm new to ubuntu, and ...
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Is there Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version with Wubi installer?

The question says it all. I want to have Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version. I can't find any Wubi version. Is this even possible?
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Black screen After lauching ubuntu [duplicate]

i downloaded ubuntu both on a CD(black) and the exe version, i tried to launch but after i click unbuntu the screen goes black and shuts off my moniter even though my combuter is still on
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Sharing a Second Hard Drve with Windows using Samba

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 32bit with the intention of using it to share hard drives across an office of Windows 7 computers. I've set up an initial share on the hard drive Ubuntu was installed from ...
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1answer
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How to make ubuntu work faster on VmWare player?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop on Vmware Player with Windows 7 as an host. I have given it 30GB or hard disk space and 3 GB of ram yet Ubuntu is lagging. When I right click or something, it ...
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1answer
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Removing Ubuntu 12.10 and back to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop that came standard with Windows 7. I figured I'd give Ubuntu a try but now I'm finding that I prefer Windows. I was unaware that I could have Ubuntu as ...
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1answer
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Why isn't Unity loading on VirtualBox?

I also tried Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears, and none of the solutions worked. The virtual machine runs Ubuntu 12.10 i386 and the host computer has Windows 7 x64.
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another windows 8 install problem acer 21.10

I have been trying for two days to get may acer predator series g to recognize my boot dist. I have one dvd from Ubuntu user which worked on my laptop and one i burned my self 12.10 64 bit which ...
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How to format my dual boot HDD with windows and ubuntu?

I started installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my windows 7 (64bit), but then I installed a new windows and therefore deleted the old windows. I now want to uninstall Ubuntu and GRUB, but my ...
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1answer
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Can I install Windows when a full encrypted Ubuntu disk is installed?

I am running a full-disk encrypted Ubuntu 12.10. Can I install Windows alongside, adding it at the boot menu on this machine? If so, how?
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Can I store files and folders on a live USB

Sorry but my flasher is quite big. I wonder,I have some movies and stuff. Could I store them on the same flash drive after installing Ubuntu so that I could store them on the usb drive. (I just want ...
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Why does booting 12.10 dump me into GRUB?

I used the Ubuntu Windows installer to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 and my already installed Windows 8. Ubuntu came up after the boot when the process was through with the installation. When I attempt to ...
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1answer
370 views

Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on a external harddrive USING the Windows installer?

I want to get a hard drive which then I will use it to install Ubuntu 12.10 using the Windows installer. Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an external drive then plug it out for later use and back ...
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1answer
138 views

my ubuntu 12.10 cannot update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my PC and all efforts to update the system have not been ...
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1answer
143 views

Using Windows 7 after Ubuntu 12.1 restarts Windows and signs me into a guest account

I have very little experience with Ubuntu, and I just spent all weekend trying it out and installing it finally on my laptop. After I installed it and ran it for awhile because I couldn't find my old ...
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1answer
243 views

Grub problem with Windows 8

I had Ubuntu 12.10 and Win7 in dual-boot. I made the update for Win8, and the Grub was ok. I just loggedin on Ubuntu and made an update in grub with Grub Edit (decrease the waiting time for 2 ...
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0answers
246 views

Ubuntu 12.10 'Laggy'--can this be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? Why is Ubuntu slower than Windows Xp? This is a bit of an odd question, and I don't think 'laggy' is the right word, but ...
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668 views

Can't boot Windows Vista after installing Ubuntu

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and have come to this point that I can't boot back to my Windows Vista anymore. I thought that I would get some kind of dual boot in the beginning when booting my computer, ...
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1answer
656 views

Post-Ubuntu 12.10 Windows Install on Dual Hard Drives [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up multiple HDD? I can see that there are other similar threads, but many relate to older versions of Ubuntu or take a slightly different tact. The setup ...
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How to identify and replace broken files in a corrupted Ubuntu ISO?

So, this isn't exactly an issue running Ubuntu, but rather with installing it. Every time I try to download the Ubuntu ISO (from any source) it seems to end up corrupt. That is, the MD5 sums are ...
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2answers
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How can I uninstall Ubuntu 12.10 if I installed it with the Windows installer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 but I want to know before how can I uninstall it and return only to windows and don't have Ubuntu and ...