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how to log on/off from ubuntu user to windows user without closing computer completely

i want to know if its possible to log on/off from ubuntu user to windows user without closing computer completely like when in windows win+l open user logon screen then you choose your win user then ...
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Problems with folder permissions using samba

I'm having issues with sharing a folder with Samba over my LAN. I created the fileshare by mounting one of my drives, then running gksudo nautilus and sharing the folder using the built-in sharing ...
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Installing Ubuntu by formatting windows XP and using it along with windows 7

I have already installed windows xp and 7 (duplicate). xp got corrupted and 7 is caught by some spyware/malware. I have successfully downloaded Ubuntu and i want to install it on the place of xp (by ...
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Tons and tons of problems with Ubuntu [on hold]

my name's Jason, this is my first time posting here and I'm in desperate need of help. I'm going to share with you a long-winded recap of the many problems my computer has been giving me over the ...
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RM laptop shutdown itself

My Rm mobile one laptop (with 3GB and 150GB hard drive) shutdown itself and won't boot successfully until I wait for up to one hour. When I even wait for the one hour I can't use it for more than 30 ...
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How I can transfer skype history from Windows to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How I can transfer skype history from Windows to Ubuntu? I tried to copy main.db file from Windows to Ubuntu (/home/.Skype folder) but when I run Skype, it's shutdown. I find this answer Transfer ...
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Can't access my Windows 7 Hard Disk from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Alright, so I really need help now. I am not gonna tell the story about how my Windows broke, but what I need is to transfer some of my files which I had on Windows through Linux to a USB Flash ...
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No Operating system Detected [duplicate]

i am having lenovo g505s laptop with windows7(not preloaded),i want to install ubuntu alongside with windows 7, but it is not showing install alongside option, how do i get that? it is not detecting ...
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Windows Invalidation after Installing Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7

I am having an error on my laptop when I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows. Everything was fine, but one month after I installed Ubuntu using the Install Alongside Windows option, I started receiving ...
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Not able to see Windows 7 computer sharing folders within LAN

I don't see the Windows 7 computer at all in the list. I am able to see shared files of the Ubuntu 14.04 computer from the Windows 7, but not the other way around. I tried to use other clients like ...
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Ubuntu installation after windows - /root, /home, /swap

I'm still trying to use Ubuntu, so after 3 weeks and few formats I have a new windows and I'm trying to install ubuntu. I'd like to share one partition with windows so I found this article and I'm up ...
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cannot access hard disk usb from virtualbox guest with winows 7 on ubuntu host

First of all sorry for my english :) I'm using VirtualBox 4.3.18 (downloaded from oracle's site) I'm running ubuntu 14.04 as host and windows 7 64bit as guest. When i plug the usb hard disk the host ...
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Is this partition scheme suitable for Ubuntu 14.04?

Before I really start getting into Ubuntu, I would like to know if my current partition scheme is suitable. I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on a 750GB HDD drive. When installing Ubuntu, ...
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Cannot Boot from Windows Install/Repair CD

My computer currently has only Ubuntu (14.10) installed on it, and no other operating system. I want to restore Windows. So I put in a Windows 7 install CD, and turn on the computer. There a black ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - changed boot sequence but still booting to Ubuntu when I want Windows 7

I have ubuntu 14.04 but want to boot up to use Windows 7 using a disc. I've restarted several times, altering at BIOS the boot sequence to CD but it still keeps booting to Ubuntu. Once logged in , ...
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how to open usb drive on my virtualbox installed in ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14 as host os. And I have installed VirtualBox inside ubuntu. Now as a guest OS i have installed windows 7. And i want to access USB drive inside this Guest windows 7. please guide me ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10 problem (Not detecting Windows) [duplicate]

My ubuntu Grub not detecting my Windows 7 after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10. What should i do?
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I Cannot load ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

I have installed both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. But today when I turned on my PC it showed an error regarding GRUB RESCUE. So I solved it referring to a site. The site told the following steps: If you ...
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Windows 7 Ubuntu Dual Boot Installation with existing mounting partitions

My PC currently runs Windows 7. When I try to install Ubuntu it says the following: The installer has detected that the following disks have mounted partitions: /dev/sda, /dev/sdb Do you want the ...
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Windows not showing on boot menu

I have to install Ubuntu for a project, and have been struggling getting it to dual boot on my PC. I had some problems getting the Ubuntu to show on the partition menu after I installed it, so I ran ...
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Not enough space after upgrade (dual-boot) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 7 on my machine. After that, I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. Now I'm facing space problems for Ubuntu. The system cannot find enough space for ...
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Installed ubuntu for dual boot with windows 7, want to use windows bootmanager instead of grub [duplicate]

Installed ubuntu recently on to the same disk with windows 7. Currently, grub loads and I've made windows the first choice so it loads into windows. However, I want to use the windows bootmanager ...
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how to link several computers together using different systems [closed]

i just wanna ask you if i can link too many computers together, i want to use Ubuntu to make that happens. help! if it's possible two ways will be just great.
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 with dual boot through a virtual drive created upon win 7

It may sound a dumb question but I really need your suggestion in it.I have a pc having windows 7 in it .I just downloaded an ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04.1 (the latest one) .the problem is that my DVD ...
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Installation of Windows7 in Virtualbox hangs at “Expanding Windows files”

The Storage settings in VBox look like so: Edit on closing this question: Note that this is not about Windows OS, but about a program running in Ubuntu. In this sense Virtualbox is no less ...
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What is the best way to increase my Ubuntu partition?

I am now using Xubuntu in dual-boot with Windows7 and I need more space for Ubuntu. I had installed it for testing purposes because before 12.04 I had no support for this laptop, but now it works fine ...
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No option to install alonside windows [duplicate]

I created an ubuntu install disk on my flash drive, and i put it in and booted it up, but when i got to the installer, there was no option to run alongside windows. I only have the options of ...
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How to install Windows 7 over ubuntu from win 7 iso [duplicate]

I'm getting a new computer build soon and I figured I'm going to install Windows 7 so I can play some of the games I enjoy that are not compatible with Ubuntu; once I were to get Windows 7 installed; ...
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does not let me dual boot ubuntu alongside windows 7 [duplicate]

I havve tryed to dual bool windows 7 with ububtu 14.04.1 LTS but it does not give me an option to install alondside windows and i have partitioned my harddrive, can someone help me ?
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Accidentally Formatted Red Hat Linux Patition : Getting Grub command prompt

I have 2 disks on my PC. Disk 0 contains Windows 7 and Ubuntu Wubi installation and Disk 1 contains Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation. When i used to turn on my PC, i was by default taken to a Red ...
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CMS mode problems

I have a toshiba satelite C50-B-147 laptop and I want to dualboot it? The laptop came with windows 8.1 pre installed and I first changed it to Windows 7, but i installed the Windows 7 in "CMS ...
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, GRUB isn't boot manager

When I clicked "restart now" after installation (and after I tried out Ubuntu for a bit), I was expecting GRUB to come up right away where I could choose Windows 7 or Ubuntu 14.04. However, Windows ...
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Will Ubuntu format and erase the partition I intend to install it on?

I've never installed Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a hard drive before but now I want to install it on a partition and have a dual-boot setup with Windows 7 being on the C drive and Ubuntu on the ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 Could not retrieve the required installation files

I am trying to launch Ubuntu 14.04 from CD and I get the message: Could not retrieve the required installation files Where is the problem ??
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Cannot install ubuntu along with windows7

I recently bought a laptop Lenovo S510p and installed windows 7 on it.Now I am trying to dual boot it with ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I did not want to manually create a partition on my hard disk in windows ...
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Dual boot Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04 - can not load Windows

Good evening, after installing Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot with till now working windows 7, I can not boot windows. When I try to, a black screen appears and tells me to insert the windows ...
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How do I recover Windows 7 on my Grub menu, Ubuntu 14.04

I duel boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 (Windows being installed first) and a couple days ago I jumped on to Ubuntu to check for updates and after it updated, I found that the Windows option had ...
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Tried to return to windows after installing ubuntu and got stuck at “no such partition entering rescue mod”

The question is quite complex. I've tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB on my PC which had already been running Windows 7. Initially the Ubuntu installer didn't detect windows OS, so I've made ...
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This Question is not a dupe - Can't put windows on a flash drive, even with dd, winusb and unetbootin [duplicate]

How can i install my windows 7 iso to a flash drive? dd seemed to have worked, but when i booted it did not work, saying grub: no such partiton Which is odd, considering i did not remember installing ...
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Ubuntu login page doesn't load

my Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't load the login page anymore. I'm using it in double partition with Win7 and after I select Ubuntu from the grub, it only appears the preliminary loading and then black screen. ...
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I installed ubuntu alongside windows [duplicate]

So I installed ubuntu alongside windows 7 but I had to do it using the "something else" option as opposed to the dual boot option. The partition containing windows is still there but I cannot boot in ...
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Ubuntu doesnt load after installing windows 7

Installed windows 7 on my hp-15r014tx. I had installed ubuntu before . after lot of struggle. I partitioned my hardisk into two parts. 500 GB NTFS(For windows) and 400 GB ext4(for linux) and some ...
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dual boot from windows 7 can't show ubuntu in boot menu

I have windows7 os in my laptop and I want to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7. I have followed the instructions in this link: ...
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How do I make my system detect ubuntu?

I have two partitions one is ext4 for ubuntu 500 gb and other is ntfs for windows 500 gb again. But the syetem automatically boots to windows without detecting ubuntu and also does not detect the 500 ...
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Trying dual-boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, can't boot any, used boot-repair got things worse

first of all I'm really new at linux usage so I really need a lot of help here So my laptop is a HP g4-2072la and I tried to install a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 Installed windows 7 ...
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File not modified, Problem in saving JS file UBUNTU

At 13/08/2014 2.30pm I saved my file named script1.js. And OS was Ubuntu 14.04 tasty tahr. Text editor was sublime Text and browser was google chrome. It was containing more than 500 lines of code. ...
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how to use gparted-live? I get a blank screen and I am alien to the commands

As I have seen in other posts, gparted live comes with a gui and animated interface, but when I load gparted on a live cd which was a 200mb iso all I get is a blank screen, and grub , I don't know any ...
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UEFI Bios, Ubuntu 12.04 and Secure Boot blocked

I have a problem, how I can boot Windows 7 / Windows 8 32-bit on my laptop, has blocked all options related to UEFI default. (See photo) At this time, I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a 16GB mSATA SSD and a ...
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Two windows 7 entries with only one working randomly when booting

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 just now and when booting up, I get the menu: Ubuntu memtest windows 7 (loader) /dev/sda1 windows 7 (loader) /dev/sda2 Now, the problem is ...
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Couldn't access ubuntu, used boot repair, cant access windows 7!

As the title says, I accidentally created a grub on my windows partition and now I can't use it. My windows install disk says that it's not compatible with my windows so that doesn't work. Then I ...