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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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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cannot find ubuntu in grub menu [duplicate]

I had dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 14.10. I installed windows 7 on the partition where my old windows was. now I cant find any options for selecting OS,windows loads automatically. I tried ...
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Didn't getting option to choose booting options for dual boot Ubuntu with win 7

I had installed win7 in C: drive and then installed Ubuntu in G: drive from win7. So I was getting Win7 & Ubuntu in booting options and both are working smoothly. But then after win7 get crash ...
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TomTom not recognised in W7 VM after upgrade to 14.10 (VMM)

Since the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, my W7 VM does not longer recognise my TomTom. I am very dependant on my TT, so it is an absolute neccessity for me to be able to update it. Before the update ...
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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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Deleted Partition, Stuck in Grub Rescue

Long story short, I had Ubuntu pre-installed on my PC. I wanted to replace it with Windows 7, and after a long laborious process, successfully booted up the Windows 7 ISO on my computer with a USB. ...
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Ubuntu not booting on SSD

I have an SSD which I installed both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I installed Ubuntu I allocated 500 MB to /boot and the rest of the Ubuntu partition to /. The installation completed and now ...
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GParted - Recursive partition on /dev/sda

I am kind of a noob at Ubuntu/Linux, so please forgive any of my mistakes. So I have an old Dell Dimension 2400 which dual boots Windows 7 and Xubuntu. It used to have a partition for Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Grub 2 detects incorrect partition for windows

Windows 7 is present on /dev/sda3, but grub 2 detects Windows 7 on /dev/sda1. How can I configure Grub 2 so that it will always point to /dev/sda3 for Windows 7, even if later on I do a sudo ...
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install Ubuntu 14.04.01 on windows 7 x64 faced nonetype error

Greeting to everyone, I am new to Linux but urge to install it for my project using virtual machine. I try to install it using virtual clone drive. I mount it on virtual clone drive and wubi.exe pop ...
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Dual Boot Windows and Ubuntu, Grub Problem

I'm a linux novice trying to get a windows/ubuntu dual boot working. I can access both OSs ok, but only by navigating through a series of strange BIOS menus for Ubuntu (Windows boots automatically). ...
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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...
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Unable to install windows 7 over ubuntu 14.04. ( to remove ubuntu ) [duplicate]

I want to install win 7 over ubuntu but the windows installation has stopped when appear the "Starting Windows" screen (for the first time). I convert my hard disk to mbr, from gpt and I deleted all ...
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Dual Boot Win7 and Ubuntu: UEFI vs MBR clean install

I know that similar questions have been asked, and I've researched all over the net for a concise, clear answer to this, but I have not been able to find a suitable solution. I just built a new ...
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I am install Ubuntu in Windows 7, So how to uninstall ubuntu in windows? [duplicate]

First i am installing windows 7 then installing ubuntu. Windows 7 is my main operating system then i install ubuntu, so ubuntu install in windows Drive (c:). Please give me a solution for how to ...
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Windows Invalidated after GParted partition?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my computer on a tiny 20 GB Partition. I decided this was far too small, so I used GParted, resized the partition to an 80 GB partition, and Reinstalled the GRUB ...
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No wifi connection for Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150

I am a new Ubuntu user; I recently switched over from Windows (pats self on back). However, I can't seem to figure out how to get my wireless connection to work. The only way for my connection to ...
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Installing on a separate hard drive partition

I have two hard drives on my computer, one SSD with windows (C:) and another for storing documents (F:). I created a free space on F: to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. Can you confirm my ...
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Cannot get Windows boot option after ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 after which I cant use my Windows 7 in HP 8540w. I don’t see any option for Windows. I did opt for something different while partition. I created 3 partitions for /home, Linux ...
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Virtualisation of ubuntu on windows 7 64 bits

I have a computer with windows 7 and can build a windows 7 virtual machine. I am now trying to run ubuntu on this computer. I can't find any 64 bits vmx file for ubuntu. I've tried to find a ...
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Choosing OS grub screen not displaying

I installed Windows 7 after Ubuntu 14.04. I recovery GRUB, but when I start system the Grub window where I need to choose the OS not display, and Ubuntu loads by default. What did I do wrong?
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How do I get clean boot after fresh side by side install? [duplicate]

I was running Windows 7 Pro (32 bit) OS on my Dell Dimension 9100. I attempted to load (side by side) Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop. The install appeared to work properly into a 19 GB partition. When ...
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How do I fix a COM32 Error?

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu and it is a great operating system, don't get me wrong, but I want Windows 7. I saw that I can install it to a separate partition and I made the partition, but, ...
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Windows 7 boot failure after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer netbook a week or two ago which ran Windows 7 before the Ubuntu installation. I know that my question isn't the first of it's kind but I'm not the most seasoned ...
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Adding Win7 to Ubuntu through Ubuntu dual booting

I really need some step by step help here. I know I need to change the partitions of ubuntu to add my win7 boot up here. However, I have not been able to get this to work right. Problematic in that ...
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how to Installing

I am currently running windows 7 32bit and want to replace with ubuntu, how would one go about doing so (not that tecie so a step by step would be nice)? also could I revert back if needed?(on a ...
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ubuntu 14.04 will not boot after installing alongside windows 7

Initially, after the installation, i was only able to boot into windows 7 as normal. I installed Easybcd and put in the relevant info etc but it still will not boot into ubuntu... i have tried all ...
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Reinstall GRUB for multiple OS

On my PC, I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Mageia distribution. Recently I installed Windows 7 on a partition but could not get my grub back. I tried boot-repair but in vain and mageia is getting loaded. How ...
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“error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic” in vmware in windows

I have installed VMware Player in Windows 7 and then installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64) as a Virual OS inside the VMware Player. It was working before, but I don't know why it has stopped ...
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How can I resolve the initramfs issue during installation of Ubuntu 14.10 with an ISO file (no USB, DVD)?

My system specs are: HP Probook 4445s, Windows 7 SP1, 64-bit, 4GB RAM, AMD A8-4500 APU I want to have both Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I am installing Ubuntu 14.10 from an ISO file. I would ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS without losing Windows 7 bootloader

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS alongside with Windows 7. But there is one issue that if I install Ubuntu, I will lose Windows 7 bootloader and it will replace GRUB bootloader instead of ...
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After Dual-Boot, Starting Ubuntu Ends At Purple Screen

I recently dual-booted my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. However, every time I try to start Ubuntu from Grub, it ends at a purple screen and the fan kicks on high. This is also the case when ...