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Ubuntu 15.10 Black panel problem

I am running ubuntu 15.10 on vmware player, my system is 32 bit and i have a windows 7 ultimate I have this problem, after login my panel is like this. What to do?
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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How to update Ubuntu when its installed parallel to Windows 7 on one machine

Current Ubuntu version is 12.04 and want to update it to 14.04, but do not want to disturb Windows 7 which is parallel installed on same machine. Please help with steps, thanks.
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How do I scan my windows partition for viruses from Ubuntu?

I think I might have a virus on my windows partition and I want to scan it from Ubuntu. Is this possible? I would like a program that is free. clamAV I tried clamAV but I couldn't find a setting ...
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I created symlinks between windows and ubuntu (ext4) partitions, and I think it's causing havoc, how do I hunt them down and remove them?

I want to remove all symlinks between my ntfs and ext4 partitions. Is there a simple way to find them, and then remove them? I am using windows 7 and 14.04. I believe I used them to force my dropbox ...
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how to install ubuntu through usb stick without deleting previous windows

I have make a usb stick and i opened wubi and i dont know what to do to restart or what there is nothing about sotrage selection and nothing.I want to let window 7 and ubuntu in the same Pc
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How do I use a 4GB USB flash drive to install Ubuntu 12.10?

I've downloaded "ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64" and used Pen Drive Linux to get it onto my USB. I then restarted my computer (a Windows 7 Home Premium edition) and entered the boot menu to have it boot ...
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Can I download ubuntu 64bit on my windows 7 32bit?

As the topic says I'm pretty sure that I want to replace my windows 7 with ubuntu but I need to know if I can upgrade my OS to 64bit from 32bit windows 7. Thanks
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Installing Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to create a ntfs partition to install windows 7 and I've followed this tutorial so far. But when I get to the part of resizing there's the slight problem that I can only resize the small ...
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Ubuntu is not detected after installing with Windows 7

I had Windows 7 installed on my laptop initially. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with the option of "separate partition". Installation was successful but when system restarts, it doesn't detect ...
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Virtual Machine (Ubuntu) cannot connect to internet

My host is windows 7 and my guest (virtual machine) is ubuntu. I cannot connect to internet when I am on virtual environment. I am using Oracle VirtualBox. Any idea? Thanks.
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Unable to boot ubuntu after installation(dual boot with win 7)

I had win 7 on my laptop. My cd drive and usb drive does not work. so I downloaded iso file of ubuntu 14 and installed ubootnetin(I read in the internet that using this I can install ubuntu along ...
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view LVM paritions in windows 7

im trying to browse in windows an old harddisk that i got, but its a LVM patition. How can I see a partition that is ext3/4 or part of LVM partition in windows? Anyone can recommend on a tool?
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Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from Windows 7 and 12.10 dual boot

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS (or any other newer LTS version). My questions are: Do I have to backup my data in Windows 7? (I ...
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When I install Ubuntu , all Windows 7 drives will be deleted. How can I recover them?

Sir, I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Then all my Windows drives were deleted. I have my important data in Windows. Please tell me any way I can recover my all files. Please help me!!!
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I got Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to remove it and get Windows 7. How do I do that? [duplicate]

Need to switch from Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows 7 on my laptop. Help please. I need it ASAP for work. I got the ISO for Windows 7 but don't know how to get rid of Ubuntu.
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Convert Windows BIOS based instrallation to UEFI from Ubuntu live cd

I have a BIOS based Windows Server 2008R2 installation, I need to migrate this to a UEFI based installation. I was able to achieve this from a WIN PE live cd and following this link I am working on ...
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My pc boots directly to Ubuntu

I had installed windows 7 and after that i tried to install ubuntu 14.04 with usb as dual boot. I did the disk partitioning by clicking something else at the installation prompt window. I also left ...
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Ubuntu dual boot with Win 7

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Win 7. I've created a partition in my hard drive in windows. So the problem is, when I am booting from my DVD disc with Ubuntu burned into it and come to the ...
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Upgrade or replace a Wubi installation?

I've got Windows 7 with Wubi 11.10 installed. I would like to upgrade to 12.04 but I'm not sure what the best path would be. I'm not skilled enough to use Ubuntu all the time, and my iPhone requires ...
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Windows 7 breaks Lubuntu update system

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1gb RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 Since I have Windows 7 in a second partition, Lubuntu can't update. It says "We can't connect to the repositores. Please check ...
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Dual boot : Ubuntu detects Windows Boot Manager instead of Windows 7

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS alongside Windows 7. Howewer, during installation it detects Windows Boot Manager instead of Windows 7 so I have an option : Install Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot ...
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Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp

I am trying to access Ubuntu 11.10 using Remote Desktop from a Win 7 machine. I installed xrdp. I launch the Windows remote desktop client and login in. I then get prompted for the user name and ...
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Problem with booting Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 7 Professional. Now Ubuntu works great but I can't boot Windows. When I try to boot it, the screen of choosing system reappears like I had ...
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How do i install Windows 7 on seperate hdd and ubuntu on a separate drive?

I just acquired a new ssd such that don't have to use inventor through some virtual machine with windows on my ubuntu, but the problem is, how do i easily install windows on my second hard drive, ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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ipod not showing up on windows 7 vbox using ubuntu as host

I went into machine, settings, usb and added usb filter and selected my ipod. Then I started the windows 7 virtual machine and plugged in my ipod, ubuntu did not recognize it so I think its working ...
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No such device after installing a ssd (Ubuntu/Win7)

I'm having problems to boot into Win7 via Grub after moving my Ubuntu installation to a ssd. Before I had a single hdd with Ubuntu installed on /dev/sda1 and Win7 on /dev/sda2. I then installed the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox and access to comman line

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 to VirtualBox in Windows 7. Is it possible to access only to command line for code compilation purposes and then edit same code in Windows? Sorry that my question is ...
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While dual booting alongside win7 ult [duplicate]

When I get the hang of ubuntu, and I like it more than win 7. How would I be able to uninstall win 7 from my computer and just have Ubuntu as the main os? Since my laptop already came with win 7. ...
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Stuck situation after install Ubuntu - Can't access Windows

I really need help. I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 in aim to do it dual boot, maybe I don't make the partition well, and also at the middle of the installation I have though that it's much time and ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 on Win 7 using Wubi

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 ISO (64 bit), put it in it's own Win 7 (64-bit) directory, and mounted it using Daemon Tools Lite. Then ran wubi. After a couple of reboots, I got the option to run : ...
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windows 7 with deep freeze bypass from ubuntu why? [closed]

why I can bypass deep Freeze by logging in windows partition from Ubuntu and edit what I want is it freeze. I just go to the windows partition file system, then I go to desktop and edit any file I ...
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grub - Keyboard stuck in GRUB

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I have Intel DH67BL motherboard which does not support PS/2 keyboard,mouse and am using Logitech K120 USB 2.0 keyboard. I have set GRUB to load Windows 7 ...
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Windows 7 iso wont mount

I need help with mounting my Windows 7 Home Premium x64.iso. It won't mount on the mounter provided by Ubuntu. Please Help! (I downloaded the iso file legally.) (I had work done on windows saved to ...
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Windows Dualboot Bootloader Problem

Being new to Ubuntu, for the past two days I am having trouble getting my Ubuntu and Windows dualboot to work together. The setup is as follows: Partition Setup /dev/sda2 is where I want Ubuntu to ...
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Ubuntu install on corrupted windows machine

I was working on linux for last 1 year and like linux more than Mac and Windows from my past experiences. Now I've my machine at home is windows 7, I was trying to expand the memory of local disk C, ...
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How to copy Ubuntu from an internal hard disk to new laptop?

I had a dual boot windows 7 Home Premium + Ubuntu laptop whose motherboard suddenly went dead on me. Lets call it old laptop. Now I have arranged a new laptop. It has a dual boot Windows 7 ultimate + ...
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windows crashed after installing ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I needed to install ubuntu after having windows7, and I made sure to ckeck "install along windows7". Ubuntu 15.04 works perfectly but when I tried to access widows by choosing "windows7 (loader) on ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition accidentally, Grub Rescue problem

I have a laptop with dual os windows 7 and ubuntu 13.03. I wanted to uninstall ubuntu from it. So, I formatted partitions of ubuntu from windows Disk management and make that free space into a new ...
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Grub does not launch on dual boot with Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop since some days. However after it's installed GRUB is never launcher and Windows starts directly with no chance to launch Ubuntu. I've tried with Windows 7 ...
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I want to install both windows 7 and ubuntu 15.10 on my acer gateway ne-572 notebook. How can i do that? [duplicate]

I have 1TB hard drive and 4GB RAM. I want to know the whole procedure from scratch i.e. which OS to be installed first and how to make the partitions. I'll be installing both OS from bootable usb ...
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Installing Windows safely alongside Ubuntu

Last time I installed Windows on my from a DVD it was a nightmare. I NEVER want to repeat it. There were multiple issues with that. The first one was that it just refused to install itself on the NTFS ...
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Dual boot failure

My problem is this: I've installed Ubuntu on a W7 laptop with the intention operate as a dual boot. However, upon a restart it goes directly into W7 never having offered a choice to OS's. I've gone ...
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Virtualbox - win7 - hard drive virtualisation -dual boot

I'm dualbooting win7 with ubuntu for some time now. My main os is ubuntu, however for work purposes i need windows now and then... As I'm always booting in ubuntu, I have a win7 virtualmachine as ...
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grub recovery in rescue mode

I installed Ubuntu side by side to Windows 7 on my PC. I used the same install disk for my two PCs. On my 1st PC everything is working good! Second PC I sometimes get the boot error: no such device: ...
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Computer boots directly to Windows after installing Ubuntu

I bought VAIO E14A16. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along-side Windows 7(dual boot) from CD., When I reboot, it starts Windows 7 directly. If I press F11 it says no operating system found Where did I ...
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Windows 7 black screen after installing Ubuntu

I hope this is the right section for this kind of question... I have installed Ubuntu recently as a side system with my Windows 7. Unfortunately after that operation I am unable to start my W7 ...
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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit and VirtualBox 5.0.14, the host. I created a Windows 7 32bit machine in VirtualBox, the guest. When I plug a USB drive in my computer to use it, VirtualBox detects the ...
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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu does not show me the available hard drive partitions when im trying to install it on my computer. It shows me one single partition. I have the other operating system windows 7 64 bit already ...