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how to properly allocate partition space

I want to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Sony Vaio notebook. When the option comes up to drag the divider left or right for setting the partition size, it does not specify which would ...
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How to update Ubuntu on a dual boot system without internet connection?

I have windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.4 on my Lenovo G580. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04 without removing windows is it possible? Just to add WIFI/LAN do not work with Ubuntu 10.4 on my laptop due ...
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Samsung recovery solution corrupted

After I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my samsung laptop with windows 7 pre installed, I cant access my samsung recovery solution, I need to factory reset my windows 7. Any help?
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Having Windows 7 and want to install a new Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 in my laptop and I want to start installing Ubuntu 13.04. Do I have to format all my partitions in Windows before I can start installing Ubuntu? If not, then it means I'll be ...
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ubuntu 13.04 installation alongside win 7 [duplicate]

I have Win 7 already installed and I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside it. I read over the net how to do so. Now while installing when I select something else in the install Ubuntu menu, there ...
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Windows 7/Ubuntu installed on seperate drives, get Invalid EFI message when selecting Windows at boot

I recently decided to take the plunge with Linux, by installing what I understand is the most user friendly of the distributions, Ubuntu. I had a spare HDD going, after switching to an SSD for my Win ...
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Can I transfer files alo copy paste in Remmina (or another RDP client) on 13.04 while connected to a Windows 7?

When I connect to a remote Windows 7 using as FROM a Windows 7 machine, I can copy paste files between machines. How can I enable that feature while using as FROM Ubuntu?
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I want to intall ubuntu on a windows 7 PC from a usb on a Mac. What do I do?

I have a PC that i want to wipe the harddrive and install ubuntu on it. The only other working machine i have is a Mac. So i was wondering how i could install ubuntu onto a flash-drive and then ...
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Windows 7 doesn't show up in the boot options

I have an ASUS-K55V. I had a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. The update went fine, but after the ...
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How can I tell if Windows 7 update is deleting my kernel?

I have a dual install going with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. My window updates have been set to manual however I just find it really strange that every time I do a windows update my linux kernel goes ...
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Installation problem of Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host

When I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host, it is getting installed. But, after pressing on Restart now button, the virtualbox is not responding and it is getting ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after manual bootloader install (Windows 7 dual-boot)

This is the link I got after bootloader rapair: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5743624/ Boot-loader comes up, but after selecting Ubuntu I see a black screen. My SSD has 4 partitions: dev/sda1 - ntfs 120 ...
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Windows 7/Ubuntu 13.04 dual boot woes

I tried dual-booting Windows/Ubuntu. I first set up partitions using GParted: /dev/sda1 ext4 Ubuntu Primary /dev/sda2 ntfs Windows Primary /dev/sda3 ntfs Data ...
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Converting my C:\ to NTFS from EXT4

I was playing with my computer attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS i386, and I accidentally converted my C:\ with Windows on it to EXT4, and Windows hangs on boot. All of windows is still on the ...
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remove grub using from inside windows 7

last year I installed Ubuntu on my pc and everything worked fine then one day i accidentally removed the Ubuntu partition but the boot menu that allow u to choose between windows 7 and Ubuntu was ...
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Can I have two internal disks - one ext4 and one ntsf?

Can I have two internal disks - one ext4 and one ntfs? I am putting together a small home server with ubuntu desktop. I also want to use it for windows 7 backups, so if I install a ntsf hdd as well ...
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Grub menu doesn't appear on HP Z220 Workstation

I bought an analytical machine for some research purpose, the company provided an HP Z220 Workstation with Windows 7 Professional preinstalled. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on this computer. ...
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Can I set up an OpenVPN server in 12.04 w/o OpenVPN Access Server?

Dear AskUbuntu Community Members, I've got a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 at my house, not doing much but hosting about three or four printers for my home network. It's a relatively powerful machine, using ...
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Windows 7 side by side with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu already installed. I wanted to get windows 7 as well, I followed the instructions I was given, to partition my hard drive and to format it to a NTFS for Windows but now When I try to ...
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assistance recovering/reinstalling/installing ubuntu and win7 [closed]

New computer with Windows 7 installed, I defrag, shrink, re-boot from Ubuntu LiveUSB, go to gparted and look at partitions before installing Ubuntu....for some reason Win7 is still taking up 400G of ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.04 but PC still tries to boot up win7

So I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC. in the installation i chose the option to only install Ubuntu and delete win7 completely. when i reboot after the installation is complete it tries to boot up ...
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How to make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/Win7 dual boot - Ubuntu boots fine, Win7 boots to a blue screen of death

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot alongside Windows 7 on my Lenovo Ideapad U410 for a while now. THE SHORT VERSION: At first I couldn't boot anything. This was my non-working ...
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How to remove windows [duplicate]

I want to remove windows and delete it's partition. Also I want to enlarge the Linux partition to fill up the free'd up space. Can anyone explain me how to do that? I installed it via windows using ...
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Installed 13.04 alongside Windows 7, now I cant boot into Windows

I believe what I did was I installed Ubuntu to the same partition as windows 7, I thought that was what I was suppose to do but now I cant boot into windows. When I try it tells me "boot manager ...
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Ubuntu installation for specific usage

I want to install a latest or optimum version of Ubuntu as a dual boot with my Windows 7, 64-bit. I want to install Ubuntu to run OpenFOAM which is an open source CFD software. My computer Specs are ...
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Trying to recover files from a windows 7 machine using ubuntu

OK so I cant boot my windows 7 machine and recovery tool wont load either. I need to recover the files from my harddrive and I heard about this through an internet search. Every website and youtube ...
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Cannot format flash drive due to write protection

Okay, just the other day, I was trying to install Ubuntu on an 8GB flash drive. Near the end of the installation process, the install failed. The flash drive is now entirely dysfunctional. At first, ...
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grub doesn't appears after first reboot

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo ThinkCenter with installed windows 7 from live CD. Everything seems ok but after first reboot from Ubuntu Grub doesn't appears and instead only windows 7 ...
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How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on my computer? [duplicate]

Hi can anyone please tell me how to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04? I have installed it via a live CD but now I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 .Can anyone please tell me the steps? I want my windows to be ...
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12.04 LTS Installation Process Suddenly Stops

I plan to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS alongside Windows 7 in Asus A43E Series and I had an unsuccessful experience about the installation. Here is the chronology: I installed Ubuntu via USB Stick. ...
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os-prober doesn't show my Windows 7 partition

I'm having a problem installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS UX31A alongside Windows 7; I tried to launch os-prober in my Terminal and the only option I get is /dev/sda5:Windows Recovery Environment ...
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Recover files from windows

I recently replaced my operating system windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04 and forgot to backup a few family pictures. And I was wondering if it's possible to retrieve them, and if how?
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Need help installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 desktop AMD-64 dual boot with Windows 7 [closed]

I'm running Windows 7 (I'm not sure what service pack), and I want to do a dual boot with Ubuntu. I've done some research and homework, but I don't know how to allocate the space on the hard drive ...
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Cannot find “Run Ubuntu alongside with windows” option when installing [duplicate]

I have Windows 7, and I'm trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. However, when I try to install Ubuntu with a USB, it doesn't give me the option to dual boot. I can only "Replace Windows 7 with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't see Windows 7

I already read other questions like this but nothing seems to work. I just had my ASUS UX31A recovered from factory with Windows 7. Everything is fine there, so I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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How make VirtualBox share virtual machine list in a dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu)?

I want VirtualBox on Ubuntu display the VMs I created while running VirtualBox in Windows 7, I'm working with a dual boot PC. Windows 7 partition is accessible and writable from my Ubuntu and I ...
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Mac OSX, Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook Pro with Max OSX und Windows 7 (BootCamp) already installed. Now there is a tutorial for installing Ubuntu on recent Mac OSX editions. However it does not ...
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X forwarding from Ubuntu Server Ed to Windows 7

The Goal: I would like to open a program from my ubuntu server in my windows 7 desktop. Steps Taken: Putty > SSH > X11 check 'enable port forwarding' I have started VNC Viewer in listening mode ...
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Time changes when rebooting kubuntu

I have installed a dual boot system with windows 7 and kubuntu but every time i reboot my system; time changes in my kubuntu. Initially frequency of time changing was less but now its changing every ...
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Getting more space on Wubi

First and foremost, note that I'm a complete noob to Linux, so please bear with my confuzzled rambling. I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via Wubi (18GB installation on the C: drive) on an AMD ...
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Auto-configure network in UBuntu

While trying to set up NAT to work with Host-only adapter, I've messed up the network config in Ubuntu Mini, and now it boots without network :( Do you know can I make Ubuntu auto-configure itself ...
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How to access localhost:8080 running on ubuntu from windows running into virtual box?

I have the ip address for ubuntu machine, and I want to access the application running on localhost in ubuntu from my virtual windows box. Is there a way to do it? Typing the [inet address]:8080 ...
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Installing Ubuntu over Windows 7, recovery partition

I'm currently attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 4830T-6678 laptop. The laptop came pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium, and it contains a recovery partition that I don't ...
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Unstalling windows which installed ubuntu through wubi [duplicate]

I had a windows7 installation on C: I installed ubuntu through wubi on D: Now I want to uninstall windows on C: and re-install it on C: only. Will it be okay to do it? Will my Ubuntu installation ...
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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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Does Wubi format my C drive if I select C drive in 'installation drive'

I'm really excited to actually install Ubuntu on my computer but I would like a way that doesn't take up too much disk space and neither lets me have risks of mistakenly formatting / partitioning the ...
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Windows doesn't recognize external hard-drive after installing Ubuntu (on internal hard-drive)

I have installed ubuntu on my internal hard-drive using windows ubuntu installer and everything worked perfectly. I am able to run both windows7 and ubuntu. I also have an external hard-drive which I ...
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How can I be able to start Windows 7 from Ubuntu, and not from grub? [duplicate]

While I was in Windows 7, I once changed my System Settings to have Ubuntu starting automatically, and since then I don't know how to run Windows again (what a stupid thing I did). Since I can't run ...
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installing ubuntu 13.04 divided my HDD

I just tried installing ubuntu 13.04 and I'm sure I followed the Right steps until he loading screen after the restart required ...when it boot up it asked between win 7 disk1 or win 7 disk2. And ...