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Windows 7 is not shown in GRUB menu after 13.04 install

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a secondary hard drive, which has succeeded. But there is no GRUB entry for Windows 7 as an option. Boot-Repair and update-grub did not appear to help. ...
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Laptop doesn't boot, fails loading the GRUB bootloader!

I-m facing a very annoiyng issue with my laptop that has a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Since I don't know why the GRUB bootloader stopped to work and the laptop can't load. I'm ...
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How to create or recover Windows Bootloader after deleting Ubuntu boot drive

I have a computer that dual-boots (or tri-boots) Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows 7, and Ubuntu 12.04. Grub boots between Windows 8 and Ubuntu; for which I use primarily. Recently, I decided to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 warm reboot into W7 leaves USB ports and souncard unresponsive

I use W7 as main OS and boot Ubuntu 14.10 from a USB3 stick, which works fine. When I reboot gracefully from Ubuntu to W7, my keyboard and mouse (USB) don't function. Replugging these solves the ...
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How to add a network printers attached to a windows machines

I recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14 on my machine. I have never used Ubuntu before nor do I have knowledge of Unix, we have about 60 computers on our network, 10.xx.xxx.xx IP range. This ...
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Booting Android with GRUB, but how?

I have a small problem. I have seven partitions: Device Boot Begin End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 206848 219013119 109403136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT <-- ...
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Passing Disc space from Linux to Windows

I have to OS installed: ubuntu 14.04 LTS and MS Windows 7 Pro. Linux system: 1) System Partition 50GB, 30GB free 2) Home Partition 100GB, 60 GB Free 3) Swap Partition 8GB Windows 7: 1) There is ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 my windows partition is having an invalid signature

I had a dual boot computer with windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04. I had grub with the option to jump into windows 7 at any time. Now today I was in Ubuntu and I decided to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04. After ...
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Turning 3 Ubuntu installations and one windows7 installation to one Ubuntu installation and one windows7 installation

I currently have 3 Ubuntu installations (one 32 bit 14.04, one 32 bit 14.10 and a 64 bit 14.10) and a windows7 installed on my system. I want just one windows7 installation and one 64 bit 14.10 ...
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Ubuntu is not detected after installing with window 7

I have windows 7 installed in my laptop already then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with the option of "separate partition". Installation was successful but when system restarts, it didn't detect Uubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 install doesn't detect Windows 7 for dual boot

I've used Linux in the past and really want to install it on my current computer alongside my current OS, Win 7 64-bit. However, when I try (various methods) from the 12.04 liveCD, it can't seem to ...
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I had Win 7 and now i want to access data on my D:\ and E:\ drive after complete Ubuntu installation?

I am new to ubuntu. While installing, ubuntu from a USB I selected to remove win 7 and install ubuntu, option. Now, none of my C:\, D:\ and E:\ drives are visible. I expected that ubuntu will be ...
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Multiple booting with Windows 7, 8.1 and Ubuntu

I am a beginner when it comes to Ubuntu and linux in general so please bear with me a little :) I have a laptop with 2 hard disks. On 1 I have the Windows 8.1 installed and on the other Windows 7. I ...
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Partition of windows causing problem after installing and not shown in grub

I recently installed windows 7 to my computer. After installation my ubuntu partition was converted into unallocated space. used testdisk to recover it. After that i ran boot-repair recommended ...
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Boot-repair issue with Ubuntu 14.04

My VPS works absolutely fine but has had a few issues with booting since I upgraded it to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. It will not boot after being switched off. So I Googled the problem and it looked ...
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Moving Ubuntu and Windows from seperate drives to single drive [duplicate]

I currently have three hard drives in my machine that I dual-boot: - 1TB for data - 80GB win 7 - 240GB Ubuntu (only using less than half) I just got a new 256GB SSD, and I'd like to end up with both ...
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Using 32 cores for win7 enterprise guest causes huge slowdown

Using a large machine (4 E7-4860, 80 cores, 1TB memory), running ubuntu 14.04; virtual box 4.3.20 installed. Guest is win7 enterprise, allocated 16 cpus, 16GB ram and 256MB video ram; about 34GB free ...
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Transitioning from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Pavilion g7. Intel i3 2.2ghz x4 core, Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit), 4gb RAM, 600gb hd. Will happily provide more info if needed. I've successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 alongside ...
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Deleting the dual partitioned Unbuntu [migrated]

I have had Ubuntu and windows 7 dual partitioned for some time now but need the extra space on my computer. I have two questions: When I went into the run window and deleted the two partitions ...
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problem started from nvidia driver and now cant even boot using windows (dual boot system)

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I installed driver for nvidia graphics card. i had installed it using additional driver from setting and had selected "version ...
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dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu switch to graphic mode fails

in 2013 I installed Ubuntu 12 LTS an Windows 7 (in that order) on a PC. I repaired GRUB and experienced the problem that Windows 7 seemed to start just fine from GRUB in console mode - but without ...
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Ubuntu/win 7 dual boot only boots to minimal grub prompt?

I was having trouble with my ubuntu dual boot so I ran the boot repair usb and was able to boot normally once. I tried to boot again and a screen with minimal grub bash 1.99 came up. I tried the boot ...
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How to restore Windows 7 MBR without a CD

I have been playing with Ubuntu for a few weeks now, and I'd like to revert my computer back to it's original - factory - defaults. On the computer I have a recovery partition (it's a netbook). I ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 cannot connect for simple service (ftp)

All, I have a problem for the networking here. Lets imagine, I have 3 machines, windows 7, ubuntu 14.04, fedora 20 , all run in 64-bit virtualize run with same network 10.137.2.x fedora : 10.137.2.7 ...
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If I boot Ubuntu from dvd on windows 7 will I have to keep changing the bios whenever I want to switch between OS's

I have ubuntu 14.04.1 burned on a DVD I was wondering if I did go in the BIOS on my windows 7 machine and chose boot from CD will I still be able to boot windows 7 later on without disabling the boot ...
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Cannot See Files in Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14 LTS Server

I am totally new to setting up a home server, Ubuntu and Linux programming. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server and I can see the Ubuntu server under networks in Windows 7, but I cannot see any files ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with windows7

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7. I created with Acronis partion on 130Gb where I want to install Ubuntu, downloaded Ubuntu 14.04, made boot DVD and run it. During installation I ...
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How to emulate winkey+arrow Windows 7's maximise shortcut keys?

In Windows 7 (not sure about other versions) you have these shortcuts: winkey+up maximize current window winkey+down unmaximize winkey+right maximize height, set width as half of the screen and ...
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Boot Windows 7 from separate drive

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop for a year now. Today, I got Windows 7 and installed it on a separate drive with the Ubuntu drive removed. Now I can boot each OS by interrupting the ...
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Windows 7 not starting after installing ubuntu 14.04

Need your help. Here is the issue : - system had Windows 7, single hard disk - in one empty partition tried installing ubuntu 14.04, followed these steps : ...
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Recently installed OS from Windows regretting please help [duplicate]

**I watch movies from www.usadisk.com daily religously it is Korean language. They require that I install their ActiveXSetup.exe and don't have an .exe for UNIX on the site for this:" DOS/Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 doesn't recognize 20 GB partition in Windows 7

So I've used Ubuntu before, maybe a few years back and I don't remember it being this difficult to install. Anyway I put Ubuntu 14.10 on a flash drive with pendrivelinux, that part is done, no issues. ...
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cant start windows 7 after ubuntu dual boot upgraed

I was running dual boot win 7/64 - Ubuntu 12.04 installed via Wubi. After upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04, I can't login to windows 7, the GRUB menu loads, but its stuck on loading windows screen. ...
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win 7 boot fail after 14.04 dual install

had windows 7 pre-installed followed instructions pretty much exactly here http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2014/05/30/dual-boot-ubuntu-14-04-and-windows-7-on-a-pc-with-uefi-firmware/ but now..windows won't ...
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error bcap library not found

During compiling of reaver-wps in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on windows 7 32-bit host I received the error error : bcap library not found. I already installed sqlite3 , libsqlite3-dev , libcap-dev, ...
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GRUB2 doesn't show Windows

I've got a Laptop and a Computer. On the SSD of my Computer is Ubuntu 14.10 installed. On the SSD of my Laptop is Windows 7 installed. Now I want to dual-boot them. I've put the SSD from my Laptop ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting after installation alongside Windows 7

I've tried to fix GRUB using Boot Repair. This is the ticket I got. http://paste.ubuntu.com/1111894/ When the computer starts Windows 7 is launched without any GRUB message. I don't really know ...
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a disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart windows 7 laptop after installing ubuntu 13.04

I have a dell inspiron N5010 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 along side with windows in another partition. After restarting my laptop it is showing 'windows 7(loader)' but an error is occurred while ...
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Will long-term use of ubuntu via wubi harm my PC?

I do see a part of my question being discussed already. The specific answer I'm looking for is, will LONG-TERM use of Ubuntu via Wubi harm my PC (i.e cause irrevocable h/w failure or damage my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS installer does not recognize Windows 7

I'm installing ubuntu and it seems I cannot get it to recognize windows 7. My laptop is a dv6tqe-7000 purchased approximately December of 2012. I have ubuntu's iso file burned onto a DVD which boots ...
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How to copy & paste from Ubuntu VirtualBox guest to Windows host?

I am running VirtualBox 4.1.4 on my Windows 7 laptop, running an Ubuntu 11.10 guest. I would like to copy text from Ubuntu's terminal and paste it into a file on the Windows host. This doesn't work ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share via Windows 7

I'm sorry to ask what seems to be such a popular, over-asked question but I've done my digging and can't, for the life of me, log into my Ubuntu 14.04 samba share with Windows 7. Here's my smb.conf ...
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About Virtual Machine, Windows7, and a secure workflow

first, pardon my english as it is not my native language Here is my question : I run a PC with a dual boot with Windows7 (running mainly Adobe After Effects, Cinema4D and a bit of Adobe Premiere, ...
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How to copy & paste from Windows 7 host machine to Ubuntu 12.04 terminal virtual box ??

I am running VirtualBox on my Windows 7 laptop, running an Ubuntu 12.04 Server as guest machine. I would like to copy some commands (which are too long to write on terminal) from Windows 7 (host ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 32-bit on two separate HDDs

I am having issues installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 32-bit on two separate drives, one is a HDD and the other is a SSD. Currently Windows 7 32-bit is installed on the SSD (Disk 1), ...
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bcd path dual boot Windows/ubuntu

Liking ubuntu (studio), but I do not like how grub takes over the boot process. had a dual boot and reformatted the Windows partition. Reinstalled Windows. have a bcd program on Windows to dual ...
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Multiple screen after Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updated - VMware Player

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS within VMware Player and running on Windows 7 64-bit environment. Yesterday, I got multiple screens after update it. After that, I tried to reinstall VMware tools again. ...