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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Windows 7 Virtualized on Ubuntu Server

I have an issue, we are moving to a production build server now. I need a virtual machine up and running on my Ubuntu 10.10 server edition. I have to setup and install various tool and plugins, on ...
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How to use Ubuntu in full screen mode on virtualbox?

I have an HP laptop with Windows 7 installed. How can I use Ubuntu in full-screen mode via virtualbox or any other software?
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Windows 7 style backup?

With Windows 7 I can easily set up a scheduled backup, which will incrementally backup directories I have selected, as well as create a disk image, all whilst I am still using my PC. Is there ...
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User guide for users migrating from Windows?

I am new user for ubuntu. I want to use ubuntu for my python development. I used windows7 for .net development. Is there any guide which help me in migration from Windows to Ubuntu?
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How safe is it to install Ubuntu on a Windows 7 PC - repartitioning the disk?

I am going to install Ubuntu on a brand new PC, which comes with some OEM installation of Windows 7. I know that Ubuntu can resize an existing Windows NTFS partition, so that it has free space to ...
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How do I install 9.04 in VMWare?

I am about to install Ubuntu on VMWare (my host PC is Windows 7). Are there any tutorials (Step - by - Step) that I can look into.
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Windows Version of Ubuntu One staying?

I am wondering if there will definitely be a Windows Version of Ubuntu One after the beta? Because otherwise I will not bother getting a 20gb plan as I dont use Ubuntu on any pc.
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Unable to share a folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu (running in VMWare)

I have installed vmware toolbox in Ubuntu (guest OS). I tried to share a location from the settings of the virtual machine. But when I click Ok, the following error in thrown in the host (Win 7) OS. ...
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Dual Boot on dual hard drive set up

I currently have Ubuntu and windows 7 on identical but separate hard drives. I wanted to use a NTFS partition on Ubuntu drive to allow file sharing between to two OS's but when I formatted that ...
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Unable to browse Windows 7 Notebook from Ubuntu

I can see and connect to Ubuntu box from Windows 7 Laptop, but the Ubuntu box keeps telling me failed to retriever share list from server. The laptop shows up in the list of computers in the ...
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accesing windows 7 shares - numerous issues

The long and short of my problem is that i am unable to access the shared folder of a windows 7 machine on the same network. I click on the network icon in places, then i can see the Windows Network ...
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X Server for Windows?

I'm going to accessing my ubuntu machine remotely from my windows machine through putty. Are there any suggestions for possible ways to get an X server running on my windows machine? Thanks.
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no audio on windows guest after installing vbox guest additions

Ive posted this here because im not sure whether its a windows or linux problem, so feel free to correct me. Ive installed windows 7 on a virtual box vm running on ubuntu, and i have then installed ...
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moving windows 7 to a virtual machine

Ive decided to switch from my existing dual boot solution, to just running ubuntu and having windows 7 in a virtual machine for those times that it absolutely has to be windows. Ive been looking at ...
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Can I use KVM on a “real” Windows install?

I need to get a password from my Chrome install on my Windows 7 partition. The Windows version of Chrome, however, uses Windows' own crypto API to protect this data (I doubt Wine has a compatible ...
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Cross Platform Terminal/SCP app

I am doing more network device management at work, (mainly cisco and juniper) and need tools to telnet/ssh and SCP to manage the devices. I am comfortable with the gnome terminal, but wouldn't mind ...
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How can I rearrange the order of OSes in the boot menu?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 with Windows 7 Ultimate in dual boot configuration. Everything seems to be working fine. I have a small doubt, is it possible to Re-arrange the Boot menu that appears when you ...
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Partition doubt before installing Ubuntu 10.10

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on a machine running Windows 7 Ultimate currently. I have few doubts, before I moved forward with installation regarding partitioning (I have lot vista last time ...
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How can I stop windows from always booting first?

I tried to make a dual boot setup on my computer. Already had windows 7 installed on one hard drive, then tried to install ubuntu on part of another hard drive. When i turn my computer on windows7 ...
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Nautilus wants a password when I try connecting to a public Windows share

There is a computer on my network running Windows 7 Professional with a bunch of shared folders and printers available on the default WORKGROUP domain. There is no password for any of these shares and ...
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Windows 7 sees all ubuntu partitions as primary

I got a new laptop with Windows 7. I resized the windows partition and installed Ubuntu 10.10 to the free space using manual partition, with several partitions for /boot, /, /home, swap, and another ...
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Windows 7 doesn't boot after Ubuntu install

I had windows 7 installed on my pc, then I installed Ubuntu 10.10/ During the installation process I have chosen to manually set my partitions: I set a 10GB drive for ubuntu root 1GB drive for swap ...
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Not mounting/finding 1TB NTFS drive

I am having trouble with Ubuntu recognizing/finding/mounting one of my hard drives. I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I had Ubuntu 10.04 and all drives showed up under "Places" I could click on any ...
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Windows 7 style live previews

Is it possible to get windows 7 style live previews of what a window is doing, when it is hovered over? for instance, when i hover over a video player on windows 7, i can see the video playing in ...
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Make W7 install as small as possible and increase Ubuntu size

How do I do this all from Ubuntu? When I used Wubi there was a max size, and i ended up liking Ubuntu 10.04 so I kept it installed, but now i want to do just run W7 as a VM. I have around only 58GBs ...
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Remote connection on Ubuntu from windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu? Hi, I have just finish installation of desktop Ubuntu 10.10 on my new machine. Now i want to make remote ...
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How can I increase my disk space when Ubuntu is installed inside Windows?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed inside of Windows using Wubi. I am running out of space on my Ubuntu disk (currently 405.1 MB free). I have a 180 GB hard drive and when I installed Ubuntu I only ...
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How do I make Windows 7 the default OS instead of ubuntu?

I was following this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/set-windows-as-default-os-when-dual-booting-ubuntu/ in order to make windows the default os when I boot the computer but the problem ...
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Remove an Extra Entry for Windows 7 in BURG or GRUB?

For some reason I have two entries for the same copy of Windows 7 in burg (and before I installed burg, there were two in the grub menu as well). They are on different partitions but they boot into ...
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Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7

Okay, even though the title says a different thing, this does mostly only affect my Ubuntu Installation. I have a dualboot setup for Windows XP and Ubuntu, Windows had been installed first, then ...
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Is there an easy way to transfer an OS from one hard drive to another?

So here's my situation. I have a dual boot windows7 and Ubuntu 10.04.1 on a run-of-the-mill hard drive. In a day or two I will get a new 64GB SSD in the mail and want to boot from that for obvious ...
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How to share a remote mounted folder using sshfs?

I used the sshfs app to mount a remote folder. The problem now is that I can't seem to share it. I can see all of it's contents when I directly do an ls and I also see it in the mount list when I run ...
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Transferring Libraries from Windows 7 into Wine

I was wondering if I would be able to transfer my libraries from my Windows 7 partition to Wine. I am pretty sure this is legal because I would be using the libraries from a Windows installation that ...
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How can I install netbook edition without losing Windows?

I'm using Windows 7 Starter on my netbook and I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition but I don't want to lose anything. I want to keep Windows and use both systems on my netbook. I created a ...
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How does Ubuntu handle looking at a Windows Raid?

If I install Ubuntu on hard drive A and mount (via nautilus) hard drive B that has Windows 7 installed on it with a RAID1, could Ubuntu even remotely screw up the RAID Controller? Or would it look at ...
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How to restore Windows 7 MBR without a CD

I have been playing with Ubuntu for a few weeks now, and I'd like to revert my computer back to it's original - factory - defaults. On the computer I have a recovery partition (it's a netbook). I ...
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How do I enable visual effects when running Ubuntu as a Guest machine in VirtualBox? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 64bit guest with Windows 7 64-bit host. I do have 3D Acceleration enabled in Virtualbox settings. Every time I enable visual effects in Ubuntu the Virtualbox GUI crashes. What do ...
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wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt I'm dual booting W7 and Ubuntu (installed from Wubi). I've had it up and running a few times but today I'm getting a message from Windows ...
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wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt

I'm dual booting W7 and Ubuntu (installed from Wubi). I've had it up and running a few times but today I'm getting a message from Windows Boot Manager when I select Ubuntu that wubildr.mbr is missing ...
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How to log on to a Ubuntu server; from windows with a plain gui

I was hoping to setup and maybe browse the internet from a Ubuntu server i setup at home. Seeing that I have installed, Ubuntu server, I was hoping if there is software I can install to get a browser ...
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Is it possible to use remote desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I installed Ubuntu on a second PC (just to be sure that if I mess something up, I still have my Windows 7 PC). Is there an easy way for me to use ...
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How can I fix 'no wubildr' error in WUBI on Windows 7? [closed]

Good Evening All, I just got my HP Laptop Back from the factory and then I tried to install Ubuntu. It got through the whole installation, however, when I restarted and chose Ubuntu a quick screen ...
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Access Windows 7 Media Streaming

I wish to be able to see and stream music to my Ubuntu 10.04 installation through Rhythmbox. I have enabled media streaming in Windows 7 and I can see Rhythmbox as an allowed device. I have installed ...
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How can I run Ubuntu inside Windows 7?

I have Windows 7. I want to run Ubuntu inside it and don't want to loose any data.. How can I do this?