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Windows 7 Loads Automatically After Ubuntu 15.04 Install

Recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop alongside Windows 7. It was installed on a partition on a Samsung SSD and everything seemed to install fine. The partitions seem correct and everything ...
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Started tightvncserver on Ubuntu, but viewer complains about missing .xsession file

I've never used VNC before, although I used X11 about 25 years ago. I'm trying to set up a VNC connection between my Windows laptop and a box I ssh to from an external gateway. From my Win7 laptop, ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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Recovering Ubuntu 14.04 after installing Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I reuse/access my Ubuntu 14.04 Operating System(OS) to get my important files. My Hard disk drive(HDD) is partitioned into two.I had previously installed both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (on ...
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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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Is there a way to display window title in the Ubuntu sidebar, like in Windows before 7?

My current main OS is Windows 7. I changed the taskbar to run vertically, mimicking Ubuntu's efficient use of the 16:9 widescreen ratio of modern monitors. I also display window titles together with ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I ...
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Windows 7 does not boot after I installed Ubuntu [duplicate]

In my Windows 7 PC I installed Ubuntu to a new partition. Everything is set-up correctly but after restarting Ubuntu I don't get boot menu to select which OS I want to run Windows 7 or Ubuntu. It ...
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Not able to hibernate Windows 7 after full installation of ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I had installed( Instal Ubuntu alongside windows) Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop running windows 7 64 bit. Everything is working fine, except that when I am in windows I am not able to hibernate. ...
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To access hidden Windows fileserver in local network

I know the name of the network, my username and password. The network is on Windows-7s filesharing. However, I cannot see in FileBrowser, the network because it is apparently hidden. I have done ...
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Migrating Thunderbird Mails from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I found this question but it is not about Mail, is just profile. I want to migrate all my e-mail in Thunderbird and attachment from Windows 7 to my Thunderbird in my Ubuntu 14.04. Exists a program ...
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I'm faced with grub rescue and desperately need to get windows7 booted again

I got message that installation of Ubuntu 15.x was successful (installed beside Windows7). Now I'm stuck with grub rescue (whatever that means?). From a similar mistakes several years ago I used to ...
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how to get windows back on grub menu [duplicate]

I had wubi installed on my pc with Windows 7 and recently I removed wubi and the partition I had my wubi installed (I removed wubi because I had installed Ubuntu on a separate partition as a dual ...
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Fixing Windows7 Bootmgr

I made my laptop Dell XPS 15z dual boot with Ubuntu last year, and something went wrong & BOOTMGR of my windows got fried. I couldn't fix it that time. And I kept using Ubuntu. I don't even ...
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kubuntu / Windows xp partition- want to upgrade to windows 7 but keep kbuntu

I have dual boot: Windows XP and Kubuntu. I want to upgrade to windows 7 but naturally want to keep Kubuntu. If i do a clean installation of windows 7 will that delete the Kubuntu partitions on my HD ...
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Need Help, Cannot recover my Linux Partition

I had Dual Boot (Ubuntu/Windows7), installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS after windows 7 with the option in ubuntu's installation "Install Ubuntu alongside windows 7". after 2 years of usage and less disk space ...
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How to share folder in virtual box between ubutnu host and windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I’m trying to share folder between my Ubuntu host and windows 7 guest in a virtual box. how to do that
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How to install Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 and I need to install Windows 7 as dual boot (not VM). How can I do that? Should I create a partition with G Parted for Win7? Need advice from someone who did this ...
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Can't chose Win7 on startup

this morning I had some issues with GRUB so I used this tool boot repair, and after a fresh install of GRUB, I can no longer chose Win7 on startup, I only can chose ubuntu. Win7 is on my first HD ...
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Cannot access Windows Shares on Win-7 from Ubuntu 10.04 after Copied files from another Win-7

Hi I know Samba problems is all over the places. But I am through with searching none of the solution worked for me (Disable firewall, Install that lib, Config smb.conf and stuffs) Actually the ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu 10.04 will affect Windows 7? [closed]

I have a dual-boot computer, which I want to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 (using the update manager) to another version. Does it will affect the other operative system (Windows 7) and its data?
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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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Windows 7 connection to Samba drive does not refresh sometimes

System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Samba 4.1.6 Client: Windows 7 I have a drive on Win 7 mapped to an Ubuntu Samba share. Sometimes when I create one or more new files in Ubuntu, I cannot see the new ...
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Factory Reset, lost grub, never upgraded from 12.0.4

Windows 7 partition difficulties due to anti-virus problems. Slow boot, could not shutdown without power down Have separate partition with Ubuntu GNOME 12.0.4. Tries to restore Win 7 from boot. ...
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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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How to switch remotely from Ubuntu and Windows 7 and vice versa?

How do I switch from Ubuntu and Windows 7 (and vice versa) while working remotely? Actually, I'm using the Windows loader (BCD) on MBR, and I have two choices: Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Error While Use Wubi to Install Ubuntu Within Ms Windows 7

Please help me, I've tried all I know, and I was searching on Google and I still can't solve this problem. While I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 within Ms Windows 7 with Wubi, it always failed, even I ...
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Operating System not Found after installing Ubuntu in a Sony Vaio

I just bought a Sony Vaio SVS15115FLB that came with Windows 7, after enjoying the PC graphic power for a little, I decided it was time to install Ubuntu 12.04. First, I inserted a USB stick, ...
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no bootloader. only grub screen appeara

Windows 7 and Ubuntu were installed on my laptop . it was working zsmoothly until now. The bootloader dosen't show up and grub shows up instead
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Windows / Ubuntu dual boot problem

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my PC after already having Windows 7 and Vista on seperate partitions. I actually have multiple partitions (around 8) set up for OS's on my two internal HDDs ...
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winusb installing windows

m novice to ubuntu, and pretty novice to termianl and commands I followed commands on this page "Installing WinUSB on Ubuntu 14.04" to install winusb. lastly it asked where to install or upgrade ...
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Installation of Windows7 in Virtualbox hangs at “Expanding Windows files”

The Storage settings in VBox look like so: Note that this is not about Windows OS, but about a program running in Ubuntu. In this sense Virtualbox is no less "ubuntish" than Firefox. This ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dual boot problem with windows 7

I have a problem switching back to my windows 7. I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 14.04 LTS as main and windows 7 the other. I tried running some codes today such as sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Sharing printer on Ubuntu machine with Windows 7 machine

I have set up an HP 5610 to print in Ubuntu 14.10. Also have installed Samba, set the printer to be browseable, and set the guest account as OK. It's only recently that I started with Linux and I ...
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2 windows loaders after grub2 repair

I have recently reinstalled w7 and had ubuntu 12.04 lts installed on it,w7 installation deleted the grub2 loader,after that i found solution to use boot-repair from live-cd session, BUT......now i ...
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Can't Dual Boot into Windows 7 after Intalling Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Usually before I load into an OS, I get the option menu to select Windows 7 or Recovery mode(I have thinkpadx220); Then I used Unetbootin, which appeared as the third option. After installing Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS Workstation Installer Doesn't Recognize Windows 7

I'm a new user evaluating Linux distros. I have a Dual Boot system (Windows 7 and Fedora 21). I would like to install Ubuntu into the partition currently occupied by Fedora (/dev/sda3). The Ubuntu ...
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Adding Windows 7 to GRUB

hd0 - SSD drive with Xubuntu (bootable) hd1 - drive with Windows7 (not listed in GRUB) Boot info here. I have checked solutions provided e.g. here, but it's not working for me. I must have done ...
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grub(violet screen) did'nt apppear

previously i had windows 7 and windows xp.I formatted the drive containing windows xp .i installed ubuntu 15.04 through USB and allocated the previously formatted drive to it.ubuntu installed ...
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Dual Booted Laptop Win 7 & Ubuntu 14.04; Windows 10; Ubuntu choices?

Have a newer Acer laptop which can accept Windows 10 installation. Laptop currently dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04 Is it better to install Windows 10 and then use Boot ...
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Installing Ubuntu with preloaded Windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu as a Dual Boot with my preloaded Windows 7. I have a 1 TB hard disk. Primary Partition for windows is limited at 80gb and the rest of the space was unallocated and i ...
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14 and accidently removed Windows 7

I wanted to install Unbuntu 14 alongside Windows 7 today (Windows was already installed). In the install menu i choose the "something else option" and gave Ubuntu 200 gb + 8gb for swap like 56mb for ...
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Windows folder accessed from Ubuntu; now missing

I have Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 7 HB. I had (had since it's no visible in the Windows directory) a folder in Windows whose path was D:/Edu/MS/Semester 3 Summer. I have Windows 7 partitioned ...
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Three partitions after I dual booted ubuntu?

The first OS I had installed was Windows 7. I then dual booted ubuntu 15.04. After I go back into disk management in Windows 7, there shows 3 different partitions. My main windows 7, ubuntu, and a ...
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remote desktop from windows 7

I try to connect from windows 7 pro, to an ubuntu machine (14.4 LTS). I've installed xrdp and managed to connect to it (using username and password) from the windows rdp-client, the problem was that ...
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How to delete win7 and set Ubuntu into “real” space?

I'm using dual OS (Windows and Ubuntu) Now I'm really interesting with Ubuntu, and I wanna delete Win7, but when I set up Ubuntu, I use the virtual space.. How to delete Win7 and merge Ubuntu into ...
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Windows 7 installed on ubuntu but system not able to boot windows

I have recently installed windows 7 on ubuntu.. This is how I did it- first I made a ntfs partition for my windows 7 installation, then I made a bootable usb from an iso file of windows 7 , and I ...
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Install GRUB on the MBR of an HDD inside a Win7 machine

Install GRUB on the MBR of an HDD (non-boot, it's just IN THERE) inside a Win7 machine. It must be very simple. I just failed to successfully google my problem. I dont want dual boot, I dont want to ...
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A new SSD with copied partitions and UEFI dual bootable

I got DELL Inspiron 5521 notebook with 1Tb spinning drive /dev/sda which holds several partitions, Win7 among them on /dev/sda5 and Ubuntu root partition on /dev/sda7. It is dual EFI bootable. Today ...