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Extremely slow first-time sync/upload: 29 MB in 3 days? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu One on my Windows 7 machine 3 days ago and selected to synchronize my entire My Documents folder, which consists of ~3 GB of data. I was expecting it to take a while, but now I've ...
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Is there a start menu with a search box similar to the one in Windows 7?

At the moment even I'm using Natty version of Ubuntu, my virtualbox machine auto change the UI of startmenu that I would find the searchbox any more. I'm looking for way to search & execute ...
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Connecting to Windows7 share gives mount error

Hi I am having trouble with Ubuntu 11.10 to the workgroup containing windows computers. I am getting this message when I click on the workgroup I want to access from the Ubuntu Network interface: ...
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Synchronization issue with Windows 7 client [closed]

Am having trouble synchronizing with the new client on Windows 7. I have added a folder from my user directory and waited for everything to sync, but all I have to show for it is a file structure ...
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Uninstall ubuntu one for windows 7 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu one for windows and now would like to uninstall it. Problem is; there is no uninstall.exe to be found in the start menu or in the ubuntuone folder. There is a Uninstall ...
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Windows 7 On Domain Access Ubuntu Shared Folder

Had the samba setup done and when W7 access using \ip_address\share it prompts but only allow domain name login. How should i go about it without dropping out W7 from domain?
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How to import settings of opera from windows 7 to 11.10?

I want to import all the settings including bookmarks,speed dial, etc from opera in windows to Ubuntu 11.10. Tell me how to do so.
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How to install Windows 7 theme with GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.04 and logged in with it. But when I try to install the Windows theme, it complains that Gnome desktop session is required Anyone knows why this is? Is there ...
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Samba config gui tool doesn't run

I am trying to access my windows 7 pc from my ubuntu laptop running 11.10 64bit but I cannot open the system-config-samba gui. I am following this tutorial. My windows 7 pc sees the laptop no problem ...
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How to set Windows bootloader as default bootloader?

I have a Win 7/11.10 dual boot system with Grub 2 as the default bootloader. However, I want to make Windows bootloader the default bootloader (grub 'dos' like interface scrares the hell out of my ...
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Only creates the added folder, but no files are uploaded in Windows

I have added a folder outside the default folder. After a while it showed up on the website and after restarting the client on my machine it showed up there, too. It says "File Sync is up-to-date" ...
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My fresh windows installation came with four pre-installed partitions. How can I dual-boot ubuntu and windows?

When I view my disk space in Windows, it just looks like I have one big drive for all the usual stuff, plus a second little guy for recovery files. However, the Ubuntu installation and GParted reveal ...
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Windows machine does not sync it's folders

Natty uploads files instantly, but the Win7 box does not sync it's folders, it does not down or up-load anything. Ubuntu ONE client in Windows says "Recync up-to-date", but it just is not. No ...
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ubuntu one not syncing… in windows XP Sp3

I already install the Ubuntu One 2.0 to try to connect to my storage, like I had done with beta, all of then installed correctly but when I try to sign in with my account it take a long time to get my ...
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Ubuntu One v2 for Windows doesn't install or run properly

I had the Beta 1 installed on Windows 7, downloaded v2 and It doesn't install properly as there's no way of UNINSTALLING it in Control Panel It won't synchronise nor start up at startup. When I ...
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Does Windows 7 prevent Ubuntu from installing? [closed]

Ubuntu Dual Boot Window 7 with two separate hard disks in one machine For years now I've been using XP along Ubuntu on two separate hard drives without any problem. Now, installing a Win 7 machine ...
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Wubi Windows installer downloads wrong Ubuntu image

I downloaded offical Ubuntu Wubi installer as I wanted to install Ubuntu besides my Windows 7 setup. I launched it and noticed that it started download AMD 64 bit Ubuntu ISO, while I'm on Intel and ...
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why is Grub not loading after Installing 11.10 Beta2 after windows 7?

I'm on a new machine, single sata drive. Installed Windows 7. Installed 11.10 beta 2, twice: First with a separate home partition. Grub didn't load and boot was right to win7 Second I blew away ...
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Cannot load Ubuntu image in VirtualPC in Windows 7

I downloaded Ubuntu 32bit and when I open it in a virtual PC, it closes automatically. No choice to install in safe mode. I removed quiet and splash and added single but then it also closes ...
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VNC with Windows 7

I want remote desktop access to a Windows 7 Home Premium machine, but Home Premium does not have RDP server support. What are my options to set up a VNC server on Windows for best remote desktop ...
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How can I tell if I installed with wubi?

It sounds odd, but I really can not remember how I installed my ubuntu. What I am sure is, I had Windows 7 installed on the laptop in the very beginning, then I installed ubuntu so that this is a ...
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“Multiple active partitions” error

I already have Ubuntu 11.04 (which I installed with WUBI) and Windows 7. I also want to install Ubuntu 11.10 Beta. When I boot with the Ubuntu USB, I get the error: Multiple active partitions. ...
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Ubuntu installation does not recognize drive partitioning

I have a 1TB drive and installed Windows 7 on a 128GB partition. When I now try to install Ubuntu 11.04 it does not recognize the Windows partition but offers the complete 1TB drive to install Ubuntu ...
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No root file system is defined error after installation

I installed ubuntu through Wubi and once i rebooted I get no root file system defined error. here's the output of the boot_info_script.Could anyone point me out where the error is. ...
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view LVM paritions in windows 7

im trying to browse in windows an old harddisk that i got, but its a LVM patition. How can I see a partition that is ext3/4 or part of LVM partition in windows? Anyone can recommend on a tool?
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Anybody know how to get the eyedropper tool to work in the GIMP when running Ubuntu 11.04 in Virtual Machine from 7?

Sorry this is so long. If you don't care why I need to run GIMP inside a virtual machine when I could just run it in Windows, or just want to take my word for it when I say that I have no other ...
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dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04, black screen when loading Windows

I am proficient with Windows and not so much with Linux. Here is my story: Original system came with Windows 7, got openSUSE installed on the second hard drive, and dual boot for this setup worked ...
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How to switch between Ubuntu and Windows 7 without a reboot

I have installed windows 7 and then Ubuntu 11.04. Now I want to know how I can switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7 and from Windows 7 to Ubuntu without restarting the computer.
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Window 7 to Ubuntu migration [closed]

My company is moving from windows to Ubuntu. Please suggest Free alternative for Canonical landscape .(free) Antivirus as per Windows security team norms. I know antivirus not needed in linux. ...
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Installing Windows after ubuntu on a separate HDD?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine and I would like to install windows 7 as well. I heard that Windows 7 creates an additional partition along with the normal one and I was afraid that this ...
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Drive information like Windows 7?

In Windows 7 the Computer area has drives sorted by Type which list the size remaining and a progress bar to represent the size currently in use. Is there a way to customize Ubuntu 11.04 to do the ...
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Why do I get a kernel panic if booting into Ubuntu after having used Windows 7?

A friend of mine has a dual-boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7. He encounters a kernel panic if he wants to boot up Ubuntu after a Windows session. This sounds pretty strange to me, however I ...
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how to restore windows bootloader that doesn't let windows boot after ubuntu 11.04 installation?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and chose the option of installation "alongside windows". Then I chose a drive where Windows 7, 64 bit was already installed. This drive had a capacity of 150GB. Ubuntu ...
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How I can get Unity interface on MS Windows system? [closed]

I have Ubuntu installed as primary system on my computer. So, I'm pretty used to the Unity, mainly indicators and dash, launcher is set on always visible in Compiz settings, and I'm waiting till ...
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How can re-use Ubuntu which was installed via Wubi on Windows 7?

For some reason I can't install Ubuntu from CD or USB, so that I had to installed Ubuntu via Wubi. But I install Ubuntu into partition 'D' and partition of Win 7 is 'C'. If I re-install win 7, how can ...
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UbuntuOne for windows

Im very new to Ubuntu but i've been using it since I purchased a netbook and was given a disc by a friend of mine. I am a researcher so I needed a simple but quick operating system and Ubuntu seems ...
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Increase the windows partition

first I had only windows 7 installed then I installed ubuntu 11.04 and gave it alot of space now I want to take free 140GB which on the ubuntu partition and give it to the windows partition how can I ...
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How to fix Windows 7 dual-boot after upgrade to 11.04?

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 working in prefect harmony on a dual boot system, where Win7 was the default OS. This was until I let Ubuntu upgrade itself to 11.04. Ever since that, the default OS ...
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How can I recover data from a 2TB hard drive?

I have a Western Digital 2TB External Hard Drive. I basically use it to keep all my movies and videos. Its file system is NTFS, and currently I'm using 1.4TB. One night I turn it on and copied a 4GB ...
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How can I boot to and access my Windows 7 partition or reinstall Ubuntu?

I'm running a dual boot windows7/ubuntu box and I deleted my ubuntu partition from windows because I had a problem updating to ubuntu 11.04. When I boot my PC, I get an "error cannot find partition" ...
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How to retrieve files from a Windows partition from Ubuntu desktop

I'm new to Ubuntu/Linux and I'm thus not very used to working on it. I used to have a Windows 7 and currently I dual-boot. I'd like to change to only Ubuntu. But I don't want to lose any information. ...
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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7?

I want to know is there any theme available make it Ubuntu look like Windows 7 ?
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How to restore GRUB without re-installing the OS?

A friend of mine has a Packard Bell laptop that came with Windows pre-installed. I installed Ubuntu on it and it works fine, but everytime she tried to boot Windows on it (fortunately rarely) it fails ...
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How to install Windows 7 inside Virtualbox of Ubuntu?

I have already dual systems : Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. The Windows 7 had been installed when I bought this laptop, and I don't have a CD. I just installed VitrualBox under Ubuntu, ...
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Access Tomboy Notes from Windows

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7/Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any way I can access my notes from Windows, even though they were created in Ubuntu? I sync my notes against Ubuntu One, so the notes ...
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Parallel Installation of Ubuntu, Wubi and Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 installed on a Notebook. Because I wanted to experiment with Ubuntu without loosing my Windows 7 configuration I installed the Wubi Version of Ubuntu inside of Windows 7. Since things ...
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All files from Ubuntu One are gone after re-installing windows 7

I ran Natty for a while, then switched to Maverick. Once I was on Maverick, I set up Ubuntu One and synced all of my school files. No problem so far. Then I had to wipe my HD and install Windows, ...
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Installed Ubuntu and it corrupted my Windows partition, how do I get the data back?

Its the weirdest thing or so I thought until I found that it has happened before. I tried to use testdisk to rebuild the MBR but instead it deleted the partition, but not the data which its currently ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 + Windows 7 dual boot laptop drive encryption

I already know how to create a Kubuntu/Win7 dual boot. What I would like to do is to encrypt both operating systems. I use Kubuntu as my main OS, and Windows 7 for casual gaming or prolonged Visual ...