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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Wide screen resolution in VirtualBox

I've installed Windows 7 in VirtualBox hosted by Ubuntu. After the installation in Windows 7 I can't see the resolution I need (wide screen). I have only the 4:3 (1024x768 etc.) How can I fix this? ...
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Safely close virtualbox machine on host reboot

I'm running Windows 7 inside Virtualbox on Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine. I'm running it at startup, but I have a problem with rebooting. When I type sudo reboot now the state of the virtual ...
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How can I access Windows 7 files/folders from Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why I can't access partition on which I have installed it? I installed Samba but I could not get it working. Is there another program or way to access them? Can ...
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Slow wacom on virtualbox. Is it possible to solve it?

I have a Wacom Bamboo that works out-of-the-box on Ubuntu 11.10 (even pressure). The problem, though, comes when using it on VirtualBox. If I don't allow VB to access it, it recognizes the tablet as ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after installing Ubuntu 11

I just installed Ubuntu along side to Windows 7, and now Windows 7 will not boot. When the system starts, it shows me entry for Windows 7 in boot menu, when I click on the Windows 7 option in boot ...
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dual boot ubuntu installation mishap

I have Windows 7 pc ,where i had 2 partitions, a c drive for my system files and a d drive for my data. I decided to install ubuntu 11.10 a couple of days ago and thought of install it in a separate ...
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Ubuntu Install 11.10 doesn't recognize Windows 7 installation with new HDD [closed]

Replaced my crashed HDD with a Seagate 2TB Sata (bought from a company who pulled it from a working computer, OS unknown) and did a fresh install of Windows 7. Windows shows 100MB boot partition ...
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Can I snap windows by using Super Key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Way to automatically resize 2 windows to take up half of the screen Can I snap windows to the left, right, maximize by doing Super+ArrowLeft, Super+ArrowRight, ...
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How to use gparted to resize hdd?

I installed Gparted as I used to in 7.10 and was going to resize my partion when I saw that I can't resize my Ubuntu OS partion. I used to do it in 7.10 to dual-boot with Windows. But I'm locked out ...
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Can't change GRUB 2 default OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to change Windows 7 to my default OS because it has all the programs I want, but I can't get GRUB ...
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How can I verify my virtual machine is using CPU virtualization?

I have enabled cpu virtualization on my gigabyte ga-ma770t-up3p and have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 i386 (after amd64 failed to authenticate). I would like to know how I can verify whether or ...
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Can't boot Windows from GRUB

I bought my notebook with Windows 7. I, one day, decided to install Linux. I did it, but I am unable to boot Windows. When I turn the computer on, I get to GRUB. If I choose Linux, I'm good to go, but ...
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How do I share a folder to the public?

I have Ubuntu One installed in my Windows 7 Desktop. I want to share a folder with a few friends who do not have an account in Ubuntu One and don't want to create one as well.
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Internet is slow & intermittent

Something kinda weird happened to me today. I've been using Ubuntu for month on my computer without any issue but today I decided to install Windows 7 on dual boot so that my GF can use Photoshop... ...
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How do I remove ubuntu from a windows 7 machine without the recovery disk?

I have a computer that originally came with windows 7. I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) on it. Now, I want to remove it from the computer while keeping windows. Unfortunately, I don't have ...
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Just installed 11.10 and Windows 7 is now Missing

After dual-booting Ubuntu 11.10 successfully on another computer, I finally decided it was time for me to make the leap from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. However, the installation on my Dell Inspiron Laptop ...
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Ubuntu boots to grub rescue

I have two systems installed previously Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I was trying to reinstall Ubuntu and format the Ubuntu OS partition using a tool in Windows 7. When I have Ubuntu ready on a USB stick ...
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Should I run Ubuntu alongside Windows or in a virtual machine?

I would like to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 64-bit PC to do analysis of astronomy data. The data files are often large (can be few hundred MB, possibly a GB). The data files may be located on an ...
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I cant install ubuntu properly on my dell inspiron 15R (N5110)

The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15R (Queen) it comes with windows 7 and I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on a different partition, yet, the problen is as follows: The system has 3 primary partitions ...
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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 ...