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I can't see my partitions to install ubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. It already has Windows 7 on it. I wanna use both as a dual boot PC. My HDD is 1TB & it has 4 partitions in Windows. But when I try to install Ubuntu I cant ...
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Dual boot 14.04 with Windows 7on second disk (sdb), BIOS loader

I have Windows 7 on a separate disk (sdb) as it came from the factory. To protect it I disconnected it while installing Ubuntu 14.04 on the sda disk. Then I connected the sdb drive and expected to see ...
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Keyboard layout - certain keys work with AltGr, other doesn't

I run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox 4.3.14 on Windows 7 with a Swedish keyboard layout. In Windows everything works fine but in Ubuntu some keys/characters (the most important for a programmer) doesn't ...
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Installation of Windows after installing Linux Problem [duplicate]

I have an intel x386 based desktop system (intel p4). Ubuntu is already installed on it. Now, I need to install Windows 7 or Windows 8 without effecting the Linux system. Please let me know what ...
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Ubuntu installation - Install ubuntu alongside windows-7 not displaying [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a few years. Recently my Laptop HDD crashed and I had it replaced. Now I have installed Windows 7 (Home 64) - the same was installed on the previous HDD. I have also been ...
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Has my Ubuntu been deleted?

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 as an only OS on my laptop in 250 GB out of 500 GB. I decided to install windows 7 alongside. While installing it, I chose 'unallocated 250 GB' as a location where to ...
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Failed to unmount partitions

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a pen drive. I have windows 7 installed already and want to keep that installation. I have a 3TB drive that has one 2TB partition on it, so the last 1TB is ...
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14.04.1 LTS 64 bit from USB does not see my windows 7 when I go to install it

I suppose this is as much a question as a heads up/warning 14.04.1 LTS only gave me the option of writing over everything on one of my windows 7 machines. If I'd pushed the wrong button and continued ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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I cant access Ubuntu from Windows 7

I read and followed easy install instructions for sharing files with Ubuntu. I have three computers, Windows 7 64-bit home premium, Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My problem is that I cant ...
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Why does Grub report two items for Windows 7?

I did a clean install of Windows 7 on the same hard drive. I followed the instructions at: http://www.howtogeek.com/114884/how-to-repair-grub2-when-ubuntu-wont-boot/ I followed the terminal ...
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I'm unable to install Windows7 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS on 14/8/2014. Now I am trying to install Windows7 but I am getting an error. Please help me, any one . . . please.
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am wishing to duel boot Windows 7. I have my boot order to automatically boot from USB. I have an ISO of Windows 7 but no way to "burn" them to USB. I've tried ...
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How can I make a link that NTFS supports?

When I make a link so that someone can access a file over the network directly, and then copy it across, I get the following error: There was an error copying the file into ...
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Setting up partitions when installing Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have a 2 terabyte sata drive: The first partition is a 100 Mb system reserved. The second is a primary partition 18.58 Gb. It has no description and no options on right click. Everything is ...
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GRUB is not Booting Correctly

I have a PC with three hard disks. Windows 7 is installed on the first, Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on the third. After I re-booted, it went straight to Windows 7. So I tried explicitly telling my PC ...
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Can't Select Continue to install ubuntu alongside them

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside Window 7 on my PC. I got to the installation type page and it detected my windows 7, then asked me what I would like to do. I selected the option to ...
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Installation problems of Ubuntu via virtualBox in my windows 7 64 bit

I am really unhappy while installing Ubuntu 14.4.01 via virtualBox in my windows 7 Professional 64 bit operating system. ***I am using VirtualBox-4.3.14-95030-Win I am finding these problems while ...
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wants suggestion about insatalling ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

currently I'm having win 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. i want to switch win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, so which will be best method for me ?? shall I use upgrade method or make fresh installment.??? Ubuntu takes ...
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Installed Ubuntu on External Harddrive Broken in windows

Ok, here's the thing. I installed ubuntu on my external harddrive for temporary reasons. After usage I gparted my external harddrive to NTFS(first try) and FAT32(2nd try) And it no longer shows up in ...
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How to boot from toshiba recovery partition after installing ubuntu 14.04.1? [duplicate]

Im new here and have not found a post even close to this so here it is: i installed ubuntu 14.04.1 over my Windows 7 Home Premium installation. didn't loose any important data.skip to when the ...
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Install Ubuntu on SSD and Keep Personal files on NTFS drive

I currently have Windows 7 installed on an SSD and just got another SSD which I want to install Ubuntu on. My current setup with Windows 7 is that I have all of my games and apps installed on the SSD, ...
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Run a VirtualBox VM in a second X-Server with Graphic support

I'm starting a VirtualBox VM (Windows 7) in a second X-Server (Ubuntu 14.04) and i'm using the following xinit script (/path/.vboximage): optirun VBoxManage startvm <vm name> & exec tinywm ...
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How do I triple-boot Ubuntu, Fedora and Windows 7?

I have an Acer Laptop with windows 7 pre installed. I want to install Ubuntu and fedora and make a triple boot configuration. I want to know how? I am a newcomer to linux and I need help.
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How to switch remotly from Ubuntu and Windows 7 and viceversa?

i'm looking around, if anyone have a suggestion on how to switch from Ubuntu and windows 7 (and viceversa) while working remotely. Actually, i'm using the windows loader (BCD) on MBR, and i have 2 ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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replace ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 right now and i would like to go back to windows. I have a windows 7 iso and tried booting it from the usb but it brought up a command screen and i had no idea what to do ...
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Windows 7 as second OS [closed]

I know there are many similar questions but I couldn't find any good answeres on my subject. so I am trying to install Windows 7 as second OS but without a bootable DVD. Still legal I guess, have my ...
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Dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 with Win 7 on a RAID 0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual-boot with my windows 7 in a RAID 0 array of 2 120gb SSDs, but I'm having some problems. I had to reinstall Windows 7 and created a partition for it, with the ...
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Help installing?

I'm having a really big problem with installing Ubuntu on my computer. It seems that when I try to install from BIOS from the CD, nothing happens, and when I say nothing happens it boots up my ...
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Dual Boot Win7 Ubuntu 13; stopped seeing Win7 after working OK

I have a new PC which I set up some months ago with Win 7 and Ubuntu 12 dual booting, all of which appeared to work effectively as intended. I last closed it down in March. I don't remember which OS ...
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Accessing shared folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu VM from the VM?

I set a shared folder between my Ubuntu VM (on VirtualBox) and Windows 7 host machine correctly. Now I have no idead how to access the shared folder from my VM. Any idea ? I tried the solution one ...
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Need Help with partitions and such Dual Booting 13.10 w/ windows 7

so I've spent the past couple days freaking out about this and looking for answers, and I decided to resort to asking on forums. probably should have before I wasted 2 entire days. so I am trying to ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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USB mice won't work Any version of ubuntu(went to super user as its off topic here sorry and will delete tommorrow) [closed]

My USB mouse wont work on my laptop. Its a hp pavilion g6 core is a AMD a6. I tryed multiple usb mice with no luck and even ran in windows and they aren't working. But The mice worked before. And ...
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soooo confused and want windows 7 back on my machine [duplicate]

Let me first start by saying I do not know anything about Linux/Ubuntu... an ex-friend put it on my computer and then it died for a few months due to a bad power supply, and I just got it back up and ...
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How do I access files on my Windows partition from Ubuntu?

I'm new to how Ubuntu works and installed it yesterday alongside Windows 7, but in doing so I have created a few problems. I have partitions for Windows, Ubuntu, System Recovery, and storage for all ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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windows 8.1 not available in grub after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have win7, win8.1 and Ubuntu installed, each one in a separate partition (win 8.1 is in a separate hard drive). windows 7 and Ubuntu are booted in Grub but not win8. before installing Ubuntu, secure ...
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Permission denied error when installing Ubuntu 14.04 with Wubi

Every time I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 using Wubi.exe, after 10 minutes the message "Permission Denied" is given and it points to a log file that I cannot find.
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BOOTMGR missing after installation of Boot-repair: Ubuntu 14.04 onpre-existing Windows 7

I have encountered this problem on my notebook (with pre-existing Windows 7). Initially, I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows, and the Ubuntu installation went well. However, when I ...
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Wubi ignores .ISO file and downloads from beginning in Ubuntu 14.04

wubi.exe used to work fine with earlier versions of ubuntu, but there is some issue with wubi for 14.04. I used to install ubuntu along with Windows as an add/removable program. when both files ...
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No option to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside Windows 7

I previously had 12.04 installed via Wubi and have now uninstalled in order to properly partition and dual-boot. However, booting from LiveCD (USB) brings about a black screen after the original ...
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Setting up a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on Ubuntu 14.04

I have my original Windows 7 Professional installation disks "for distribution only with a new HP or Compaq pc" and would like to create a Windows VM on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I've looked at ...
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Windows not booting in dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7

I have dual Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 installed in my PC. I installed Ubuntu after Windows, and I have issues with GRUB. After installing Ubuntu, there was no boot loader in the start up, with an ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after dual boot install

I have a HP 8570w with Windows 7 and today I installed Ubuntu (14.04) next to it by usb, after creating the right partition and such. My problem is that when the pc boots it automatically starts up ...
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Would I get back all of HD memory if I remove partitioned-Ubuntu from my Windows system?

I've a system with this configuration : - Dell Vostro 1015 laptop built Sept 2011 - Intel Core2 Duo processor @ 2 Ghz frequency - 64-bit memory - 320 GB HDD - integrated graphics - WiFi & ...
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What is the problem in wubi.exe for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version for my Windows 7 64-Bit machine as there was no separate link on ubuntu site for only wubi.exe. The package had wubi.exe. I executed wubi.exe and on ...
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“Install alongside” option missing. How do I install Ubuntu beside Windows using “Something Else”?

Whenever I startup from the LinuxLive USB, and try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it only gives me two options instead of the usual 3 or 4. My options are "Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu" and "Something ...
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Disk partitions for Windows 7 & Ubuntu dual boot

I had Windows 7 previously. I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and installed it (from USB). Actually, I created a separate 40GB disk partition for Ubuntu. But nowhere during the ...