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Ubuntu 13.10 LBP-1120 shared with Windows 7

What I have? Cannon LBP-1120 and two workstations with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. What I want to do? I want to share my printer from linux to windows to be able using printing feature of windows ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10 along Window 7

I have an AMD Athlon X2 2.4 gh Processor, 2gb Ram, MSI Mother board. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 along side win7. Will happily provide more info if needed. Booting from Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Cannot find install windows 7 alongside

I tried installing ubuntu 13.10 from a USB disk, but it doesn't find my windows 7. It says it has no other operating systems. I am having Samsung NP550P5C - S05IN. I tried many methods of your forum, ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 with wubi

Somebody please help :( have no idea what i'm doing wrong.. I installed the wubi.exe file en when i try to install i get this error. 03-05 13:53 ERROR TaskList: Error executing command ...
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Why asus with ubuntu is so slow?

I had a previous laptop ASUS K52J (8 GB ram, i5 Intel Core CPU) and used it for developing. Now I've just bought an ASUS N750J (16 GB Ram, Intel® Core™ i7-4700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz × 8 CPU) and installed ...
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error : file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found

Chronologically: Had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot- everything great with Grub Installed Linux Mint 16 on Ubuntu 12.04 partition. It didnt recognise Windows 7 during installation so I just ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer not detecting windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongisde windows 7 which is already installed on my computer. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430s. When I perform a live boot of Ubuntu from a flash drive, I am able to ...
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Ubuntu installation problems via ms Windows 7 64bit no go with 32bit

I have a problem installing ubuntu 12.4 or higher 32bit via the windows installer. I've download both the win install for 32bit and the iso as well as extracted the iso into a folder and no matter ...
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How to restore Ubuntu broken partition after Windows 7 install

I previously had a Windows 7 partition and a Ubuntu partition. When I formatted and reinstalled Windows 7, somehow the Ubuntu partition got corrupted. I can't open it and recover my files even with ...
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Problem starting up from Win 7 boot disk on Ubuntu 13.10

I am a noob Ubuntu user. Over the past few months of using Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, I have reached a breaking point with myriad incompatibilities and no longer wish to use it. I am not running a ...
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dual boot Windows 7 and encrypted Ubuntu with lurks

As the title suggests I want to install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 on my 3TB harddrive. I managed so after pre-formatting the drive with a gparted on ubuntu live giving Windows the first 2TB and ...
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Windows 7 not listed on the Ubuntu 13.10 GRUB menu

Background Info: I have two hard drives (HDD1: solid state with Windows 7; HDD2: normal hard drive with Ubuntu 13.10). Ubuntu loads currently going to the GRUB2 menu. I would like to load my computer ...
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install window in partion

2 days ago installed ubuntu12.104 on my laptop dell xps l502x .everything is all right but it make me upset in sound quality .so i want to install window along with ubuntu12.04 .clean install ...
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How to install Ubuntu One on different drive

I have a small SSD with Windows on it mapped as the C: drive. I also have a HDD mapped as E: which I am using as storage. Part of the storage is moving some programs from drive C: to drive E:. Other ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Win 7 Dual boot problem

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 on a 128Gb SSD. Win7x64 is installed and happy (willing to wipe, would prefer not to) NTFS partition was created using partitioning within windows ...
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fuse-exfat installation error on ubuntu 13.10

Could someone tell me how to enable exfat on ubuntu13.10 please? I have followed several instructions all to no avail. First, following this instruction, gives me this error: The following packages ...
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Need to free up space on Windows 7 - ok to remove ubtuntu root disks stored on that OS?

Novice alert I'm running two OS on my laptop: Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. I've got to the point where I must free up some space on the Windows OS. The main folder that's eating up space currently is ...
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How to add Windows 7 entry in grub

Yesterday, I installed Windows 7 first on /dev/sdc1 and after doing all the configuration when I installed Ubuntu 13 on /dev/sdb and after completion of Ubuntu Installation I reboot the system there I ...
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Triple Boot - grub detecting only DOS and Ubuntu (Win 7 is not detected)

I just installed ubuntu, but when I rebooted the grub menu just detected ubuntu and DOS Now I am not able to boot windows 7 (in fact windows 7 is not being detected at all) I also tried os-prober ...
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“Missing Operateing System” MacBookPro Triple boot Troubles

(This was posted on February 17th 2014) **My actual question is at the bottom under the other double asterisks the rest is a fairly detailed account of what I have done so far. Thanks!! :D Hey ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu13.10 in Windows 7

How to remove Ubuntu 13.10 from dual-boot win 7, problem is i don't know in which drive it is installed, may be same drive in which win 7?
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access windows folder on ubuntu partition (ext4) from window 7

I installed ubuntu 12.04 side by side with windows 7. I installed ubuntu in a drive which also contained windows folder(back up) . But for some reason even though Ubuntu installed properly i did not ...
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I boot into GNU Grub?

So I installed Ubuntu using the Wubi installer. I installed 12.04 LTS. I am running on Windows 7 as my primary OS. Everything was working fine until I shut down my computer. I was then greeted by "GNU ...
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How to 2 HDD dual boot with TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows disk and grub boot loader

IMHO, mine is a special case of the ubiquitous "dual boot Ubuntu and Windows with separate hard drives" case. In my laptop, I've moved the existing "master hard drive" with Win 7 on it to the CD-R ...
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Ubuntu not booting any more after a clean windows 7 shutdown

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using wubi.exe. For more than 8 months It was running fine. Today I booted into windows 7 then I shut it down properly and tried to boot Ubuntu. I started ...
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ubuntu 13.10 virtual box usb

i have win7x64 as a guest OS on my virtual box 4.2.16. usb is not displayed on explorer on the guest OS even after choosing the appropriate from devices menu
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Days later, cannot get ubuntu to work at all

and I apologize if this is a repetitive question. Unfortunatly I have been trying for the past 2 days to run ubuntu. I've never install/run an OS from a usb or external hard drive before. I have a ...
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ALOT of problems dualbooting Win7 and any Linux dist

I've been trying to install Ubuntu alongside (read Dual-boot) my Win7 installation. The problem is that apparently I can only have ONE OS at the time om my computer... or so it seems atm. When I ...
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Ubuntu installer can't recognize Windows 7

On my laptop HP Pavilion 15 I've installed Windows 7 with 3 partitions. After that I wanted to install Ubuntu in a certain partition (empty one), but when I launch Ubuntu installer it can't recognize ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I have divided my 500Gb on my Vaio into 4 partitions: system reserved, C, D and E for Win7. When I want to install Ubuntu, it seems like that Ubuntu can not understand that my Laptop have already Win7 ...
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How can I have Ubuntu on the main disk and Windows 7 on the mSATA?

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R SE with 3 disks : sda : 128 GB SSD SATA III sdb : 750 GB HDD SATA III sdc : 240 GB SSD mSATA III I want to have Windows 7 on sbc because it needs a lot of space. I ...
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Mouse settings problem

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 after having Windows 7, I noticed that there was something wrong with the mouse pointer. It just doesn't move the way he used in Windows, and I'm trying to solve this ...
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How can I flash Ubuntu Touch using a Windows install?

Currently, I'm using Windows 7, and I would like to flash Ubuntu Touch to my Nexus 4. Is there a way to do this? Can I boot a Ubuntu VM, share the Nexus 4 and have it work?
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7

I have Windows 7 Home Premium x86, I burned the .iso image on a DVD after I had downloaded it. I restarted my computer, and I booted from the DVD. When I click on "Installing Ubuntu", first it ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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Windows 7 home premium not loading after installing ubuntu 13.10

I have a SONY VAIO laptop with Windows 7 home premium being the default OS.After installing Ubuntu 13.10 i am not able to boot into Windows 7 home premium.Whenever I open Windows 7,it tells that there ...
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Trying to install windows 7 next to ubuntu after ubuntu but I get gpt error

I want to install Windows 7 home premium 64 bit after ubuntu 12.04 (I already looked up how to set up grub and such) but when I get to the partitioning part it tells me that Windows can't be installed ...
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How can I get the Ubuntu installer to recognise my primary partition for dual-booting?

When I select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7", the only partition available is my 20 GB recovery drive. How do I get the Ubuntu installer to recognize my primary 600 GB harddrive and create a ...
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Installing ubuntu: No OS found

Ok, so I have some problems with dualbooting. First of all, previously when I downgraded to win7 kind of failed with partitions so had to delete all of them and install directly with win7 ...
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Installing on a windows 7 pc

When I download Wubi, i go through the installation process and it tells me to reboot to complete it. So I reboot, it goes into the Ubuntu loading screen, but after maybe 30 seconds, a line of ...
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ubuntu is locking

or just install the operating system ubuntu 12:04 wibe with, or performed all the procedures, I'm going to restart, I choose ubuntu and the system goes, but then when I go to the screen where we wrote ...
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Dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu, wireless network driver not working in Windows

I have a Clevo W230st with two mSata SSDs. Windows 7 is installed on one and Ubuntu on the other. After installing Ubuntu and with everything working perfect on the Ubuntu side of things. When I boot ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu due to a partition error

So I tried to install Ubuntu using a USB drive. Everything went fine but in the last step where I had to do the partition, when I clicked "Install now!", a pop-up appeared saying an error occurred. ...
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Dual-boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.04 “no root system file defined”

I have a custom PC with a 1TB hard drive. I installed Windows 7 and partitioned the first 500GB for it. I downloaded WUBI and the Ubuntu .iso onto my desktop, ran WUBI and gave it 20GB. When booting ...
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windows 7 unbootable, installed Ubuntu 12.04 as secondary OS but now can't find it? (long)

Gateway DX series so my windows 7 OS became unresponsive after an unexpected shutdown followed by an interuted restart, and kept giving me BSOD's over and over again with the error codes "Stop: ...
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error no such partition grub rescue and stuck at start windows normally after boot repair

So I originally have windows 7 but I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside it. Everything was fine until I clicked on system recovery while I was running Windows (I thought it will fix the long booting ...
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VirtualBox USB Problem with Windows 7 (64-bit) Guest

I'm running VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992 on Ubuntu 13.10 host. The guest OS is Windows 7 (64-bit). I have enabled USB controller and found the host USB devices (hard drive and memory stick). I ...
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how can I increase ubuntu storage?

I installed Ubuntu as a secondary OS on my laptop, I assigned 6 GB for it and now its full and I want to increase the storage to 50 GB without reinstalling the OS
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Having issue with ubuntu and windows 7 networking

I am running a game server in Ubuntu while running the client on a Windows 7 machine (Macbook pro running Windows 7). The problem is that I cannot ping my Ubuntu machine from the windows 7 and vice ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS doesnt recogize windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my windows 7 laptop. I would like a dual-boot, but the installer doesn't recognize the Operating System. The installer allows me with 2 choices: Erase ...