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Can you run windows programs normally on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am stuck between choosing Windows 8.1 and ubuntu. I like Ubuntu, but almost all me favorite games (titanfall, warframe, battlefield, etc.) and programs only run on windows (so they say). So what I'm ...
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Windows 8 w/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [on hold]

Hello I've been having a GRUB Problem with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is that GRUB Isn't booting up Windows 8 (Not 8.1). Since when installed Ubuntu on here I'm not able to boot up to Windows 8 ...
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Is there any kind of relationship between Windows and Ubuntu installation?

I've just experienced incredibly weird behavior in Ubuntu. I've written lately some questions here regarding my shitty tablet not working correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 . I've left it that way having it ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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How to boot Windows 8 from a legacy MBR partition in UEFI mode via GRUB?

This question is similar to the answer of Dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 on UEFI along Windows 8 (GRUB - error: can't find command drivemap), but Windows 8 is installed on a legacy partitioned drive. ...
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Invalid EFI File Dualboot windows 8 and ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu with windows 8 and now I am getting errors as: Invalid EFI File.. Please help me solving this problem. I tried to repair using boot repair but am getting an error there ...
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Windows 8 entry in grub not working

I Was using Ubuntu 13.10 with windows 8 till i decided to give 14.04 a try. I used the live USB to install 14.04 in place of 13.10 keeping my windows partitions intact. After the installation grub ...
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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Can't see grub after running boot repair. Please Help!

I've a machine with Windows 8 and I've just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. After this I couldn't see the grub while booting. So, I ran boot repair, but still it didn't work. ...
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Speed Up Ubuntu 13.10

Since i m new one to ubuntu. When using windows 8 OS, there are lot of ways to speed up the system performance. That is why i want to know what are the possible ways for best performance of system. I ...
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Dual Boot problems 13.10

my windows 8.1 loads up fine if I turn on secure boot but for me to load up ubuntu I have to change my settings to legacy mode and the reason I installed it this way was because it wouldnt display the ...
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Can't load into windows 8 after advanced boot repair

I was trying to remove grub 2. I went into advance options of boot repair and selected 'restore MBR'. Then in MBR options I selected boot windows partition. After restarting I found the grub2 menu ...
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Dual Boot Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8.1, but for some reason, I can't access either. Can you guys help? Specs: HP ENVY dv7 i7 Core 8 GB RAM EDIT: I've found that it's just Windows 8 ...
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Laptop doesn't show systems menu while booting

Welcome all, I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 lts on win 8 with secureboot enabled now after installing it the PC boots directly to Ubuntu and I cannot access win 8 When use boot repair it asks me to ...
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Do I absolutely need to format my Ext HDD in order to use it to install Ubuntu?

My goal is to run Windows 8.1 on my Laptop from the factory-installed HDD, and use the same EXT USB 3.0 HDD that I use to backup my files as the location for my Ubuntu Install. I am under the ...
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Boot Repair doesn't work after Windows 8.1 Update

(The original title of this post was "Boot Repair doesn't work after April 2014 Windows 8.1 Update" since I wanted to highlight that this is not about the 8.0 -> 8.1 update, but the update for 8.1 ...
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Repairing Windows 8 Installation via Ubuntu [duplicate]

My HDD is on its verge of death and I have Windows 8 installed on it. I have some pretty important files there that I need to take to the Ubuntu side. My Ubuntu installation is on its separate ...
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GRUB does not list an option for windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1, and after that when I boot my computer the grub menu come up and I have the option to boot Ubuntu regularly, or in safe mode, but I don't have the ...
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New Win 8.1 can't share files to Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu cannot access the shared resources on the Windows 8.1 machine. I have gotten the share to work from Ubuntu to win 8.1 but the Ubuntu system does not seem to want to allow me to sign-on to the ...
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Windows 8 Not Working After Dualbooting with Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently bought Lenovo Ideapad Z510 Laptop with pre-installed Windows 8. Now I installed Ubuntu 12.04(64 bit) in a seperate partition. After restarting the system the boot menu appears but ...
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Messing around with easy bcd, messed up MBR

So, last night i was messing around with easyBCD 2.2 trying to repair my legacy win8 MBR when i messed it up even worse. Before, when i started it it would go straight to GRUB2 and would boot into ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Does Ubuntu on my laptop still be alive on using 'reset your PC' option in windows?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have already tried for 'Refresh your PC' which failed. Windows got stuck in Automatic Repair loop. Does 'Reset your PC' option in Advanced options in ...
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Install Ubuntu to a 15GB partition

I know this question is quite basic, but I am really new to linux and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y510p laptop which already have Windows 8 installed on it. What I want to do is to ...
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Can't print with Brother MFC 440CN over network - [Returning IPP client-error-document-format-not-supported for Print-Job]

I've been trying to get my Brother MFC 440CN printer to print over the network using Linux Mint as the print server (connected via USB) with a Windows 8 computer as the client. I have been able to ...
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accidentally formatted windows 8 [duplicate]

when I am installing ubuntu 13.10 I accidentally formatted windows 8. Now I am not able to access windows. I had four partitions in windows now i have only one partitions. Will it be possible to ...
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Installing (any) Windows after Ubuntu - UEFI problem? [closed]

I'm a happy Ubuntu user, but I want to install WinXP, Win7 OR Win8 in dual boot in order to play Guild Wars 2. From all I've read, it seemed like a straightforward process: Create empty NTFS ...
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Download and installation [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu to the hard drive (c) and it downloaded into drive (f) which I assume is a partitioned drive off (c). I have a stick memory as drive (e). When I access the ubuntu executable, a ...
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Ubuntu will not boot after trying to install Windows 8

I am running the last version of Ubuntu. I was trying to install Windows 8 to do a dual boot with Ubuntu. The only disk I had was a Windows 8 recovery disk. The disk ran for a while, then the message: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 (Lenovo ThinkPad) [duplicate]

I manage to install Ubuntu on my laptop using USB drive. On installation it asked me whether to keep Ubuntu and Windows 8 both in the system and everything went well. But at the end it prompted me to ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 via USB with UEFI [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a dual boot on a Windows 8.1 machine. I have a bootable USB drive, and it shows up in the boot menu, but when I try to select the USB to boot from that and install ...
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Error when using Juju Client on Windows 8.1 juju bootstrap to aws get AWS Acess key id you provided

Question what could be the source of this error: Error The AWS Access Key Id you provided does not exist in our records. Setup: Windows 8.1 running the 1.16.6 windows juju client access via ...
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Using Ubuntu 13.10 aside Windows 8 fast boot

I've been looking around for mounting ntfs partition on Ubuntu with Windows 8 dual boot. I've found that the Fast Boot feature on W8 makes impossible to mount any ntfs in the same system. So, my ...
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OpenGL (2.1 or greater) on Oracle VirtualBox?

I need to run the Corona SDK, but I'm running Ubuntu (13.10), so I installed the W8 as guest on the VirtualBox. I am struggling to make it work, because the Corona SDK states the following when I run ...
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How can I restore boot access to Windows 8 after Ubuntu 13.10?

I never thought I would end up here after having dealt with Windows and Ubuntu and dual booting and Grub and BUrg(because it's pretty) in the past year. But right now I am completely baffled. So what ...
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Virtual box 4.3 error not support 64 bit?

I'm using oracle virtual box 4.3.10 (64bit) and ubuntu 12.04 64bit ut in the VM it only shows 32 bit versions.how can i fix this? I have tried some options but failed. Please help me out
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Recover windows files using ubuntu [duplicate]

I had already windows 8 in my pc.Today i have installed ubuntu 13.10 , tried to install along with windows 8, but i lost the windows partitions.I have currentl access to ubuntu only.Is there any way ...
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Ubuntu 'disappeared' on Windows 8.1 update

As I have a very poor internet connection, I have only recently been able to update to Windows 8.1. Up until then I had been using a dual boot of Windows 8 and Ubuntu (13.04) where I was givent the ...
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ubuntu deleted all my files [duplicate]

I had windows 8 on my notebook, and I instal ubuntu. It deleted all my files from local disk D. can I undelete my files? It's very important to my
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Oracle VM issue + Ubuntu is not starting [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have this Virtual Machine issue when installing Ubuntu.I have done a huge search to overcome this but I failed.So please help me out. I'm using Oracle VM (Virtual Box) 4.2.14 ...
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Windows 8.1 Screen Crash After Boot From Grub

I Have a Lenovo Y510, and I installed windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 13.04, both in Legacy mode. Now, when I select Windows, Windows boot animation is damaged and the screen shows incorrect colors. ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1, but I can't do the partitioning because Ubuntu does not recognize Windows 8.1. Everything was OK in Ubuntu, but when I shut down Ubuntu and booted to ...
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Ubuntu won't load after installation (UEFI problem?)

I just bought a new notebook, HP 250 G2, with no operating system (only FreeDOS) so I thought I could just install Ubuntu without any of the problems I had previously experienced on other machines ...
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Acer aspire V3-571 UEFI and fast boot issues

I have windows 8.1, and I want to give ubuntu a go. I started looking at a few dual boot guides and tried disabling fast boot and switching to legacy BIOS. When looking for fastboot setting, i went ...
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Grub chainloader doesn't work with Windows 8

What should I enter below to run Windows 8 from the Grub menu? I'm a total newbie, and it doesn't work from the beginning somehow. Ubuntu works perfectly fine, but Windows gives me some error message ...
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Using Windows RDP to connect to Ubuntu 13.10

After I installed xfce4 and xrdp I get a grey screen when attempting to log in to Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows 8.1 Remote Desktop. I have Ubuntu 13.10 on a Microsoft Virtual Machine. I cannot enable ...
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Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Ubuntu does not recognize my OS Windows 8.1 64-bit. I tried with Windows 7 and it recognized. I know that does not recognize it and when will get a better version of ubuntu for this problem? ...
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Removing Grub2 and reverting back to windows 8 boot loader

I'm new to stack exchange and Ubuntu. This question might be repeated but none of the solutions worked for me. I have Ubuntu installed on my external hdd. I could boot it fine without any issues. ...
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Netrunner and windows 8 dualbooted replace netrunner with ubuntu while keeping windows 8?

So i have netrunner and windows 8 (I have a normal bios no new windows 8 bios stuff, used to be a windows 7 machine) and i wanna replace netrunner with ubuntu 13.10. I have grub installed so no wubi ...
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...