An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2009 and the successor of Windows Vista.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
532 views

Tunneled XVNC connection to Ubuntu 13.04 from Windows 7 client — painfully slow!

I recently upgraded to UBUNTU 13.04. Prior to the upgrade I was effectively using xrdp to access my unity 2d (gnome-fallback-session) desktop from my windows 7 client. With the upgrade my ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Install Ubuntu in windows 8.1 preview [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1 preview PC. I am trying to install Ubuntu through USB drive. But no luck. Does anyone succeeded? More info: My PC came with windows 8 pre-installed. In that version I was able to ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

backup harddrive, so it can be restored perfectly

i have windows installed on a SSD, and I am currently using Ubuntu from a usb install. i want to make a complete backup of that SSD (120gb) to my internal HDD (1tb) so i can install ubuntu as my only ...
0
votes
1answer
385 views

Ubuntu 13.04 with windows

I reinstalled windows 7 today , I have a live USB with Ubuntu 13.04 installed with universal USB manager. I want to install Ubuntu with windows 7 (dual boot) which already exists on my PC. I have 320 ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

There are many problems installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems installing Ubuntu 13.04. I have Windows 7, and I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows, and the install alongside option doesn't exist, there is install inside Windows ...
4
votes
3answers
25k views

How to fix the MBR for Windows 7?

I have installed Ubuntu as dualboot with Windows 7. Now I'm no longer using Ubuntu so i removed the Ubuntu partition and added the unallocated space to my Windows 7 partition. But after I restart my ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to mount windows partition in ubuntu 12.10

I have ubuntu 12.10 live CD, when I run this in Disks it shows only one entry of my whole drive (500GB). it's not showing my windows partitions ? How get all those partitions and mount them ?
0
votes
1answer
494 views

GRUB2 - recovering Windows Recovery Environment

I've got an issue with Windows Recovery Environment after the Ubuntu installation, in particular after the installation of GRUB2. On sda1 I've got a Windows 7 installation thing (bootable, something ...
1
vote
1answer
344 views

Installing Ubuntu 13.04 w/ Win 7

I just got a new solid state hard drive (Samsung SSD 840 Pro) and am trying to install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I'm coming across the known issue of Ubuntu not recognizing the Windows partition, ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit install with Win 7-64 - no OS found [duplicate]

I attempted to install Ubuntu 13.04 with Windows 7 64 bit on an HP DV7t-7000 notebook. The Ubuntu installer was unable to identify the existing Windows installation. I have two hard drives installed ...
0
votes
2answers
418 views

uninstall lubuntu 13.04 to not interfere with built in win 7 installer

Due to software problems, I need to uninstall lubuntu 13.04 off of my computer. It is a vaio and has a built in function to install windows 7 from scratch without a disk, I usually use this when I ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Blue Screens From Windows to Ubuntu

Will a machine running Windows 7 that gets bluescreens get errors of any kind with a complete disk wipe and installation of Ubuntu?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to configure Ubuntu to load shared hard disk at startup? [duplicate]

I use shared profile for firefox between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. The shared profile is in a common disk partition/file-system. Due to this reason firefox doesn't start till I load the shared hard ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to install Ubuntu on Windows 7 PC?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC but it doesn't show the boot window. When I started my PC and went in the disc clicked on Wubi, it showed demo and full installation. I clicked on that. ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

Is it ok , if I install ubuntu linux mint and windows in C drive?

I already had windows 7 os , then I install linux mint 15 in c , now I want to have ubuntu in c , may it create any problem , because I have reached to maximum partition of my hard disk. so can not ...
1
vote
1answer
14k views

Install Ubuntu inside/alongside windows 7 [duplicate]

I'm confused about Ubuntu, last time I installed it, I lost all my Data on hard drive (as I have no experience of Ubuntu). But still I love this operating system as I want some change, the thing I ...
0
votes
1answer
378 views

Qr Code Generator for Pdf file

Can A pdf file which contains icons, links, and text be used to generate QR code ? If yes, do we have any software in Ubuntu 12.04 repository, or are there any online solution for this problem ? As ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Install hangs on reboot, Virtualbox 4.2.16, Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on Windows 7 Host [closed]

I am a Linux noob. I am trying to set up a VM so I can learn to program in C (I hear Linux is the best platform to do that on). I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on one Win 7 Host ...
0
votes
1answer
294 views

Install Ubuntu 13.04 while having win-7 and linuxmint installed

The complete question is, I have Windows 7 installed as primary/default OS on my PC and i have installed linuxmint using wubi under windows. And now I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 so that I can start ...
0
votes
1answer
169 views

No taskbar and icons 13.04

So I've been playing around the past few days with Ubuntu (still new to it), and then I wanted to upgrade my nvidia drivers to the latest beta version, I messed up horribly ad now the taskbar and the ...
0
votes
1answer
617 views

Cant' dual install Xubuntu and Windows 7

Had Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my computer. Later on I decided to dual install Windows 7. I opened up GParterd and created a partition for Windows 7 and formatted it at NTSF. Well, when I try to ...
0
votes
1answer
533 views

My Ubuntu installation (triple booting Ubuntu 13.04, WinXP and Win7) made my Win7 impossible to boot

I really hope this question is appropriate for this place, since I have absolutely no idea who to ask, or what to do. When I first tried to install Ubuntu (well, second time, but the previous time ...
-1
votes
1answer
170 views

Replace windows 8 with windows 7 [closed]

Yesterday, I got my windows 8 BSoD on boot (reboot repeatedly) for "system thread exception not handled" so I can't do anything thus I installed ubuntu 12.04. still, I prefer windows for ...
0
votes
3answers
995 views

how to dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my PC, but I think I need a little help since this is the first time I do any dual booting. I'm following the instructions from ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

two operating systems on 2 hard drives [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone has done this before. I was planning on installing a second hard drive in my computer and was wondering if i could install Ubuntu seperate on that drive and not the Windows 7 ...
0
votes
1answer
758 views

Windows 7 freezes on 'Starting Windows' screen after installing Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7. I have done exactly this before, but my hard drive had to be replaced (unrelated reasons) and I had to start again. Install went through smoothly, I ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

HELP! Grub Rescue Mode

I have a laptop which is partitioned with Windows 7 and Fedora 18. I tried to delete F18 in Partition Manager in Windows 7 and then when I restarted my computer it would still go to GRUB launcher and ...
0
votes
1answer
317 views

Errors with GPT and installing Ubuntu alongside Windows7

I have a brand new Dell laptop with a 512e hard drive using GPT. Ubuntu 12.04 in Live CD mode does not recognize the presence of Windows 7 or any partition for that matter: it shows a completely blank ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

EasyBCD can't find Ubuntu?

I tried to install win7 + ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 17R, win7 first ubuntu second using U disk. At first I installed win7 and ubuntu under ATA and AHCI mode and successfully created entry for ...
-1
votes
1answer
84 views

Unity 2d for Qt [closed]

I Need the source packages of Unity 2d to rebuild and run on Qt , the problem is that I'm using Qt on windows right now. and I have no idea how download the Unity 2d on windows 7.
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Boot problem ubuntu and windows7 [duplicate]

I install ubuntu12.10 than I install windows 7 and now I have access only at windows :( i didn't find any solution for this... can you help me please? thanks
0
votes
2answers
462 views

Access Windows directories with dual boot

I'm using both windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on the same computer. Normally on Ubuntu I can access anything on drive Q,so I usually use that drive as a share platform between the two OS because I switch ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Add windows boot manager entry for Ubuntu on Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu few months back via the windows installer and use it on a daily basis on my notebook in a dual-boot setup. I wanted to free up some space in Win7 by removing some programs and I ...
0
votes
1answer
324 views

can't boot windows 7 after ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation

I installed Ubuntu, but the installation was primitive and probably the wrong edition. It was suggested it may have been the server edition. When I tried to re-install the proper edition, the ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

How to install Windows 7 from DVD? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop. Now I want to remove Ubuntu and I install Windows 7. But when I restart my system after keeping Windows 7 DVD it is not booting. What should I do to get rid of ...
1
vote
0answers
417 views

Installed ubuntu 12.04 but only terminal shows and there is no option to start windows 7

When i start my laptop it shows a menu "GNU GRUB version 1.99-21ubuntu3.9" with options ubuntu, with linux 3.5.0-23-generic, ubuntu, with linux 3.5.0-23-generic(recovery mode), memory test ...
0
votes
2answers
586 views

Setting up Ubuntu and Windows 7 dual boot with preinstalled Windows 7 without Windows CD

I don't have the Windows CD with me, and I don't mind making and using the Ubuntu CD, but Windows 7 is already installed on my computer. Now I want to get Ubuntu so that I can have the Ubuntu + ...
1
vote
3answers
13k views

Ubuntu does not recognize existing Windows partitions in a GPT disk

I just built a new computer and installed a clean copy of Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) on it. Other than verifying that the Windows install completed successfully, I have done absolutely nothing ...
1
vote
0answers
223 views

File transfer speeds different depending on direction of file transfer Windows-Ubuntu 13.4

I have a small home network with an Ubuntu 13.4 HTPC attached to a gigabit switch in one room and a Win7 PC attached to another gigabit switch in another room. On Ubuntu: Simple cut and paste file ...
0
votes
1answer
311 views

Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside the existing Windows 7 OS. The Ubuntu installation completed successfully, and it asked me to restart my computer. When I restarted, it was just Windows 7 that ...
-2
votes
1answer
101 views

delete Ubuntu from OS choice menu [closed]

I deleted Ubuntu from my laptop. Now I am working on Windows 7. However, when I turn on my laptop choice of ubuntu still appears in OS choice menu. How to delete choice of ubuntu from OS choice menu? ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

virtual box error

i'm trying to install Windows 7 on the Virtualbox when it trys to start up it will stop and say status: 0xc0000225 and wont open Windows. I have tried several different .iso files of Windows.
0
votes
1answer
220 views

Dual booting ubuntu 12.04 and windowa 7 on different drives

I am trying to figure out how to get ubuntu and windows 7 to work in harmony. In essence I want to be able to choose which OS I want to boot. the 2 OS's are currently installed on different hard ...
1
vote
2answers
437 views

How can I put a Windows7 shared folder on my ubuntu desktop?

I've got a network with several machines running Ubuntu 12.04 and one server running Windows7. The server has many shared folders. I've managed to connect to those folders and add them inside nautilus ...
16
votes
3answers
29k views

Can I use Ubuntu to diagnose hard drive or RAM problems in Windows?

This may be a crazy question, but here goes... My brother suggested that I could somehow use either a Ubuntu Live Boot CD or Flash drive or Kubuntu as a way to diagnose issues I'm currently having ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Is any instance/part of Windows running while Ubuntu Desktop on Wubi is running?

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to dual-boot using Wubi, so the system files are inside C:\ubuntu and, on boot, I can choose which OS to use. Since the system files are located in the ...
0
votes
1answer
359 views

Dual boot encrypted Ubuntu 13.04/12.04(option on installation CD) and Win7

Really sorry if someone had already asked this question, but I searched on this topic for a long time and only came up with the ones that used truecrypt. So, is it possible to do the following: With ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Moving Thunderbird from Windows Seven to Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to move my Thunderbird profile from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. The simplest explanation of how to do this that I have found so far is at ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

XRDP screen size is tiny

I am using Windows7 remote desktop connection. The 'Display' settings for RDC are set to [1920x1080]. When remote desktoping into my Ubuntu Server 12.04, I get a 1920x1080 window. However, the actual ...
1
vote
1answer
453 views

error: no such partition (duplicate, but none of the others helped, unless I missed one)

Hi I have a Sony Vaio VPCEJ with Windows 7 as the primary OS. I installed Ubuntu, as dual boot, a year ago for school because I had a sudden interest in programming and thought it would be fun to ...