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Will files created in windows open in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm currently considering switching totally to Ubuntu. The only thing holding me back is whether or not my photos, music, word processor, and other document files will open in Ubuntu. For example, I ...
0
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2answers
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sharing FAT partition on external SSD setup with windows

I am having a problem getting some storage space. Let me start by saying I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a external Solid State hard drive so I can access my work from multiple computers. I ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Broken Windows flashdrive after sudo cp

I copied a PDF file on Ubuntu to my Windows-formatted flashdrive with sudo cp file.pdf /mnt/sdb4/ (I am not sure if /mnt/sdb4/ was the path though). Now I can't access the drive neither from ...
3
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1answer
55 views

Umlauts in Windows text files not recognized under Ubuntu

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and right now need to use both Windows and Ubuntu depending on the context. One problem I encountered is that Ubuntu does not seem to recognize umlauts and such (which are ...
0
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0answers
87 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
98 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 ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to transfer my windows 7 files to Ubuntu

Just installed Ubuntu, thinking I would be able to access my files under Windows 7 ... I was wrong. How can I access them and transfer them to Ubuntu?
0
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0answers
36 views

Separate Linux Drive is Interfering with Windows Boot

I disconnected all my drives except an SSD I wished to install Ubuntu on. After finished installation and loving 13.10, Powered off. Then connected Windows Drive(s). Then rebooted intending to launch ...
0
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0answers
36 views

Ubuntu corrupting all my files for use on other machines

I have recently made the switch to Ubuntu from Windows, but am encountering a bizarre problem. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64 (dual booted with Windows 7) on my machine, but every file I use with it ...
0
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4answers
278 views

How do I find my windows 7 files?

I have recently started using Ubuntu for the first time, and I can't seem to find my windows files. I've run a few searches and the answers say that I can find them by going to Filesystem > Users > ...
2
votes
1answer
611 views

Why Same File Shows Different Sizes in Different Operating Systems

I want to give some scenarios: A movie file shows 700 MB in Windows but it shows around 735 MB in Ubuntu, which is in my drive having NTFS partition. Similarly another file shows 446 MB in Windows ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Problem reading files in ntfs external hd from windows xp after installing ubuntu

I am one of the guys that always used windows eventhough i hate it. A month ago i wiped out windows xp from my pc and installed ubuntu. I have an external hd and a second laptop which is left with ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I run .exe files in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have lots of windows programs in .exe because i've changed windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. Help please
0
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1answer
79 views

Where can I download Ubuntu for laptops? [duplicate]

I have an HP DV4 Laptop and can't find the Ubuntu download. I want to remove my Microsoft Windows 7 OS instalation. I tried looking for the download, but can't find it. Can someone please help me?
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Need to create a backup server to backup some windows files

I need to create a backup server to backup some windows files (.xls, .doc and etc...). It will be backup 10 windows pc (xp/7) every half hour. Those files will be on a few directories on those ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

From Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

At present, I use Windows 7. I want to delete it and replace it with Ubuntu but, how can I install Ubuntu without losing my files that exist now on partitions D, E and F? I want my hard disk to be ...
2
votes
1answer
294 views

Files are locked on ubuntu when copied from my mac or pc

I have installed ubuntu on my old computer, fresh install etc. etc. hope to use it as a central store for media, backups as well as use xbmc on it to play stuff on my TV. Problem i am getting at the ...
1
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3answers
180 views

unable to find windows files using unbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using a samsung rv520 i3. Windows 7 crashed and fails to load past the initial windows logo screen. I am now using unbuntu 12.10 form a usb I'm trying to find files i had saved on windows before ...
0
votes
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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1answer
1k views

Can Dolphin File Manager be downloaded for Windows? [closed]

I was on the Dolphin website, but there didn't seem to be a download or purchase button anywhere. Is Dolphin available for Windows? If so, could someone please link me to a page to download or ...
0
votes
2answers
177 views

Wubi's Ubuntu files

Can I access to Wubi's files from Windows? I saved a few files on my Ubuntu desktop and I'd like to access them even when I'm running Windows. Any help?
0
votes
2answers
166 views

ubuntu laptop to win7 laptop music transfer

What is the easiest way to connect my ubuntu laptop to a win7 laptop to pull music and pics off the win7 laptop? I installed Ubuntu on my new computer as the primary os and I want to pull my music, ...
0
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2answers
217 views

Linux Batch File Similar to Windows Batch File (for backing up a database)

I have here the batch file in windows, I want to apply the same to linux. May I ask your help to run it in linux. Below is the batch file for windows: @echo off TITLE Upload Masterlist set /p ...
3
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1answer
487 views

Is there a way on ubuntu to keep offline files like in windows?

In windows there is a option when you browse network folders that copies selected files to local disk. Then you can work with those files, create, modify, delete and when you are in the same network ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Making Windows files inaccessible from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Ubuntu ask for password when mounting partitions? I've installed Ubuntu on a PC with Windows 7. Now since I want to make that PC a VPN server under Ubuntu ...
1
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2answers
443 views

Deleting old windows files through ubuntu

I had a pc with windows vista on and then got a new laptop so i installed ubuntu onto the vista pc using the USB installer (i didnt really know what i was doing just messing about i dont know a lot ...
3
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2answers
217 views

Installed Ubuntu over windows

I need to get those windows files. Please let me know whether there is any procedure to get those windows files
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4answers
1k views

How to find existing files in other OS through Ubuntu in a dual-boot system?

I installed Ubuntu alongside of Windows Vista to try it out. I can't get the wireless to work. Firmware missing error. Secondly, how do I find my files that exists in Vista through Ubuntu?
0
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1answer
4k views

How to access files in Windows partition from Ubuntu live USB?

I run Ubuntu from a USB (run the whole OS from it, persistent) and want to access files such as my pictures or documents from Windows 7, is it possible to do so? How?
1
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1answer
109 views

Ubuntu 12.04 External HD Issues

I am experiencing one more problem with my Ubuntu 12.04... I have an External HD (500GB) which is NTFS formatted. I connected this HD on my Ubuntu 12.04 and copied some files. When I connected the HD ...
11
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4answers
1k views

How do I integrate my Windows filesystem with Ubuntu?

I recently got a new Windows computer and would like to dual boot with Ubuntu. I don't really want to have 2 separate file systems (with mounting) but would like to integrate the two, if it is ...
5
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1answer
216 views

What security policies exist in place for packages and scripts?

I did have used Microsoft Windows since Windows 98 to Windows 7. I have found lots of security vulnerabilities by myself about how viruses, worms, spyware etc. compromises the system. Microsoft ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Why cant I find the programs I had on windows on ubuntu?

I just installed ubuntu but I cant find the files that I had on windows?
0
votes
1answer
226 views

User folder on Windows EMPTY

After I installed PlayOnLinux, I wanted to install a Windows program that is located in my Windows User folder that is on different partition. But it was 'empty' before I knew it! I don't know if it's ...
0
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3answers
83 views

installing after windows 7

I currently have windows 7 installed on my laptop which is very capable of supporting ubuntu and windows 7 with respect to hardware. Im actually having startup issues in windows 7 atm, that being the ...
1
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1answer
190 views

Wubi: How do I find the Windows partition from Ubuntu?

I ran the Wubi installer, and now I have both Windows 7 professional and Ubuntu on my laptop. When I run the laptop with Ubuntu, I cannot find any of the files from Windows, nor can I find the Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Why do Windows files moved to Ubuntu NAS disappear?

I have build a Ubuntu NAS to store my windows files. I can move files from windows to the shared folder in ubuntu but when logged in ubuntu, I can't see the windows files that I have moved over to the ...
1
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1answer
574 views

Reveal File in File Explorer

I have a Java application in which I need to "reveal" a file to the user (i.e. open the containing folder of the file in an explorer and highlight the file). I have configured it to do so in both ...
2
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0answers
325 views

Fail to access a Windows drive from a live session [closed]

I am attempting to use Ubuntu to rescue files from a Windows pc. I am using Ubuntu for the first time, so I am a complete novice. I am asking for assistance to find the files on the pc. I have a ...
9
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3answers
14k views

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 ...
1
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3answers
316 views

Lost Windows 7 files

My intention was to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7. Obviously I did something wrong because although I had a system menu on booting (is it normal to appear DOS-like?) which gave me ...
0
votes
1answer
899 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 ...
9
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2answers
23k views

How to setup a LAN between Ubuntu and Windows

I wanna transfer some files from this PC with Ubuntu to a PC with Windows 7 I don't care how to do it (ftp, samba or whatever) I wanna know the steps, I searched a lot but I can't find anything that ...
0
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2answers
267 views

Windows backup loaded to Ubuntu

I have a backup copy of my Windows 7 machine I made before I converted to Ubuntu. Is there a utility that I can use to load it onto the machine now, even though I'm only running Ubuntu? Please help I ...
1
vote
1answer
491 views

Problem with External Hard Disk

I'm experiecning a problem with my External Hard Disk. When I plug my HDD in ubuntu it works. When I plug it in Windows, it also works. But when I transfer files from Ubuntu to HDD and then trying ...
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votes
2answers
372 views

How can I access my files, similar to windows' “ My Computer”? [closed]

How could i see my files in Ubuntu? In windows, I see my files in different partition, so in Ubuntu can i see files like windows ?
0
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2answers
120 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 ...
5
votes
1answer
863 views

Hide desktop.ini and Thumbs.db files

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my computer. Now I have a problem, I want to hide the desktop.ini and Thumbs.db files Windows automaticly creates. I can't rename all files to .desktop.ini and ...
1
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3answers
701 views

Windows files in Ubuntu and vice versa [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? It's pretty easy to access all my Windows files in Ubuntu, but now i wan't to do the opposite thing: i wan't to access ...