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

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Can I keep BURG on a triple boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8?

Having installed windows 8 already on virtual machine, I thought I'd like to see how it actually is, as virtual machine was a bit laggy. Windows 8 can be installed like any other OS, and it supports ...
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How do I get rid of Windows during Wubi migration?

So I read How do I migrate to a real partition, and/or get rid of Windows entirely?, but nowhere does it tell me how I go about replacing windows entirely. Is there a simpler/faster way than making ...
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Why does my computer get less battery life with Ubuntu compared to Windows?

Last year I purchased a Dell Inspiron 5315 laptop shipping with Windows 7 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 alongside it with dual-booting. On upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, I was upset to find I now ...
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Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu install option [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Windows 7 alongside a pre-existing Ubuntu installation? I selected the "Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu" install option when I first got my Portege laptop ...
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Ubuntu One does not work in Windows 7 Russian Edition [closed]

The program is not working section "Folder". When trying to add a new directory or porluchayu error: Sorry, an error has occurred and Ubuntu One need to close. Detailed information on the error ...
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Windows can't access linux made folders in external hdd

I have an external hdd with 3 partitions - 2 ntfs and 1 fat32 file systems. In linux I made folder in one of ntfs partitions, downloaded some stuff, and wanted to access through Win7; but windows ...
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VNC painting fails

I updated one of our servers to Ubuntu 11.10. Previously We were using CentOS 6.1. When using CentOS I was able to connect to it using VNC Viewer from Windows 7 Machines. But after installing Ubuntu ...
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How do I install Windows 7 alongside a pre-existing Ubuntu installation?

I purchased a PC six months ago for work related tasks. I do 95% of my work on Ubuntu (web development). Now, I want to install Windows on another partition to play a few games on my relax time. Which ...
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Viewing windows files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? I have dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 and windows 7. How would I view my files on windows from Linux? And how would I view my ...
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How to install Ubuntu from Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 just remotely by single click?

I have a Windows 7 PC running in USA via VNC (when with a public IP), Logmein (when behind complex NAT) remotely I am watching and logged in. But the Windows 7 PC does not need Windows, it requires ...
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Black screen when booting on an Acer Aspire 5732Z

Since I´m getting more and more into linux I got the idea that I should start dualbooting on the family laptop. First I downloaded wubi to dualboot Ubuntu with Windows 7 home premium on an Acer ...
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Why does Wubi.exe for Ubuntu 11.10 not run on Windows 7 32bit?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 32bit before with the Wubi installer.I therefore completely uninstalled ubuntu and downloaded the new Ubuntu 11.10 32bit.But now When I execute the Wubi.exe it doesn't ...
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Installing drivers for a windows 7 guest in virtualbox

I am new to ubuntu. I want to know how to install drivers such as lan, wifi, audio, video & graphics, webcam and so in Windows 7 32bit installed as a guest OS inside Ubuntu 10.10 (host) using ...
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Unable to find or create trash directory

I just created an ntfs partition for Windows 7 dual booting. I tried deleting a few files from a folder in the windows drive, but I get the error Unable to find or create trash directory. I can create ...
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Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp

I am trying to access Ubuntu 11.10 using Remote Desktop from a Win 7 machine. I installed xrdp. I launch the Windows remote desktop client and login in. I then get prompted for the user name and ...
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Black screen in vmware after rebooting

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 in VMmware (Running in a windows 7 machine). Everything went fine for the first time but now i cant start it. I started Vmware, then it appears the purple ubuntu ...
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How do I prevent my computer from going straight to Windows?

I bought a Lenovo B570 laptop today, and one of the first things I did was burn an Oneiric LiveCD and install it. This was more trouble than I expected. It didn't automatically load to the CD when I ...
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Why does time change in Ubuntu after installing Windows [duplicate]

Today I was installing Windows 7 on the same computer I have Ubuntu. For some reason, after installing Windows 7 and going back to Ubuntu the time went from the correct hour at that moment, 12:30PM to ...
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Can't boot into Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu 11.10, I can't boot into Windows 7. I have a new Asus laptop and after installing Ubuntu 11.10, whenever i start my laptop, I get the dual boot menu (it's heading is: GNU GRUB ...
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Netbook Ubuntu installation broke Windows 7

When I installed Ubuntu for netbook about a year ago it broke something in Windows 7 and now Windows 7 goes to blue screen all the time. I don't use Windows anymore but it might be nice to fix. Any ...
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Customizing gnome layout in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded my 11.04 to 11.10 and Unity took me by surprise. I quickly switched to 'GNOME' through the login screen, but I'm faced with some difficulties customizing it. Right click doesn't do ...
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Use VirtualBox without ISO?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my computer (dual booting). I want to use the Zune software in Windows 7, but seeing as that is the only reason I need it, I want to use Virtalbox. However, ...
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Win7 and Ubuntu refuse to coexist

I'll make this quick: I have an HP laptop with win7, I installed Ubuntu on a separate partition, and when I tried to boot win7 from grub I got the loading screen and no progress-ever. I did a /fixmbr ...
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How do you get sound working on a Windows 7 guest OS in KVM on Ubuntu 11.10?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my work laptop. I have a Windows 7 (32 bit) guest OS installed using Virt-Manager. Everything works fine, EXCEPT sound. AC97 hardware is configured in the guest OS ...
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is there a theme for ubuntu 11.10 which look like windows-7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? first of all it is n not a dup of Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? ...
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Windows 7 can see Server, but not its contents

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu so I apologize if I'm overlooking something easy, but I installed Samba and for whatever reason I can see my Ubuntu server on my Windows 7 computer, but when I click on it I ...
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Grub2 unable to find other OSes

I have Windows 7 installed on another internal harddrive. I installed Grub2 but its not recognizing any other OS other than Ubuntu. Does anyone know how to make it scan for OSes or add an OS manually? ...
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Migrating wubi to a real partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I have three partitions, /dev/sda1 File System: NTFS Mount Point: /media/System Reserved Size: 100 MiB Free: 42.88 MiB ...
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How can I reinstall the boot loader? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I've just installed windows 7, and I can't access Ubuntu any more. Is there any way I can ...
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Will installing Ubuntu harm my computer?

I installed Ubuntu using wubi on hp dv6-6135dx. When I boot into Ubuntu, I get a black screen. The wireless light turns blue after a while, meaning Ubuntu has loaded the driver, but the screen ...
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How to change files permissions from a different hard drive?

I installed yesterday ubuntu 11.10 on my 80GB hard drive and i can't change files permissions on my second hard drive. How to fix this? ps: i have dual-boot with win7 mount: /dev/sda5 on / type ...
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GRUB booting problem

I'd Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit installed via wubi on windows 7 64 bit. The installation was a success. I'd either access Ubuntu, or windows 7 on the boot option of my computer. i made use of both OS for ...
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“grub rescue” prompt after using hp recovery manager to reinstall Windows 7

I used hp recovery manager to install Windows 7. I previously had Ubuntu 11.10 installed. Now when I boot I get a grub rescue prompt and error:unknown filesystem. Does anyone know how to fix this? ...
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Errors using Wubi on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 64-bit PC and encountered multiple error screens. It finally showed an error with users\appdata\local\temp\wubi-11.10-rev245.log.
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How to Install Ubuntu with MBR?

Hello all, I have a very good question and I hope you can help me: As you know there 2 or maybe 3 ways to install Ubuntu, the 2 ways that I know are: Bootable Installation Ubuntu CD/DVD Ubuntu Wubi ...
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Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7

I have a dual boot system in place, Ubuntu/Windows, each on its on physical hard drive since I also have SRT active on the Windows partition. The setup is as follows: Disk 1: - Partition 1: System ...
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Switch between Ubuntu and Windows 7

Is it at all possible to switch between Windows and Ubuntu by press of a button, on a system with Windows 7 - Ubuntu 11.10 dual boot set up?
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Automatically mount NTFS drive when I login

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows7 dual boot with Ubuntu as my primary OS. Every time I need to access a document I need to mount the respective drive, though this is not at all tiresome, still, is ...
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Undo 11.10 install alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove Ubuntu 11.10 from Dual Boot Windows XP without XP CD? I have 11.10 installed on a desktop now. I wanted to install on my Toshiba L300 laptop alongside Windows 7 ...
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best version for Quick Links: ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which flavor of ubuntu? I am a total Linux novice and am wondering which version (distro) of Ubuntu should I install on a ASUS Eee PC 1001PXD-EU17. It's a netbook and I ...
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Can see samba shares but not access them

For the life of me I cannot figure this one out. I have samba installed and set up on the ubuntu box and on the Win7 box I CAN SEE all the shares I created. I created two users on ubuntu that map ...
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How to make Windows boot first? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to know how to make Windows the default boot OS in Ubuntu 11.10, how to make Windows boot first on ...
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Why does update-grub not find ubuntu 11.10?

I've recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop. With the intention of dual booting with Windows 7. On installation Grub wasn't loading, the computer continued to boot straight into windows. I loaded ...
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How can I make Ubuntu One work on windows? It says “File Sync starting…” forever [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu One 2.0.1 on Windows 7 64-bit, and I want to sync my files but the application refuses to. It says "File Sync starting" forever. I left it from morning to evening and it's still the ...
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How do I change the OS name in the Boot menu?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi (windows installer) and when i boot my computer it gives me the option of windows 7 home premium and Ubuntu. I want to change the name of Ubuntu to Windows 7 ...
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“No root file system defined” error while installing ubuntu

I am new to linux/ ubuntu and just downloaded the v11 of ubuntu to learn linux. I faced this "No root file system is defined" error while trying to install it. This is how I was proceeding - ...
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Cannot boot Win7 after updating to ubuntu 11.10

I had a dual boot setup on my system, with ubuntu 11.04 and Win7. Yesterday I updated ubuntu to 11.10. Now , I cannot seem to be able to load Win7 , I do see an entry for it on the boot menu. I select ...
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How to change desktop background to the next/brev background image with mouse right cick menu depending on wallch program?

I want a script or a tool to change the desktop background using mouse right click menu on the desktop to find in the menu Next and Previous buttons for the next and past background, but depending on ...
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Could I install ubuntu in Virtual Box using wubi?

I am installing virtual box on windows and want to install ubuntu on this box using wubi? Or simply when I run the wubi installer, can I indicate that install on virtual box? The problem is that I ...
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Multiple OS in a Laptop or Desktop

I have installed two operating system in my laptop: Ubuntu 11.10 and windows7. I have never used more than two operating system in a laptop/desktop. I want to install windows8 and my questions are: ...