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I Need Install Burg In My Pc And I Have Some problems

I have some problems: I Got Anger At Ubuntu and uninstalled it (I Have already installed windows 8.1) Now I cant access my hard drive because of my fast boot feature in Windows. Now I thought of ...
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Dual boot install Win 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem setting up dual boot on my Lenovo G770 Notebook. I installed Windows 8.1 64-bit without a problem. Now I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the existing Win 8.1 installation. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer won't recognize free spaces

I use disk management in windows 8 to free some spaces(50 GB). In the installing there was two options: 1-replace Ubuntu 2-Something else. I choose something else but it shows two drives but I have ...
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Wireless-N 7260 with Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I just bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 notebook and 2 days after buying I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04. The installation was smooth and everything seemed to be working pretty fine, but the wireless card ...
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Hard Drive has not enough space for installing Ubuntu

After Windows 8 crashed on my Samsung Laptop, I decided to move on to Ubuntu as my new OS. But when I tried to install the full version i've found out that I only have a 3.0 GB space on a Hardrive ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 Using the “Erase entire disk” on windows 8 [duplicate]

I wanted to have dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8.1. But then out my ignorance/careless ness I have selected the option 'erase entire disk' and later after rebooting I realized that the ...
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Problems logging into windows after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8, and it works fine, but when i restart the computer, in the dual boot i get to choose: Ubuntu Advanced options for Ubuntu Windows Boot Manager (on /dev/sda1) ...
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How to remove Ubunto from boot screen?

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8, and in the installation wizard I chose "Help me boot from CD". Now I have something like this when I restart the computer: ...
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Lenovo G500 how do I turn off secure boot to install Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows 8.1. I have gone through the manuals in the internet and in "askUbuntu" but I have found no solution. I have turn off "fast boot" option in Windows as ...
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Linux alternative for windows 8 [closed]

Is there any Linux alternative for windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system? I want to know if there is a Linux disto which looks exactly as win 8.
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Windows 8 DVD not booting? [closed]

I have a Windows 8 disk and it was able to boot from that disk when there was Windows 7 on my system. After the formatting of C drive yesterday, I tried to install Windows 8 by booting from the disk. ...
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i installed ubuntu but i want to go back to windows 8

My laptop had windows 8 preinstalled and then i installed ubuntu 14.04. But now I want to reinstall windows 8 and dual boot the two but I don't know how to get my product key or get the windows 8 iso ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot error on Windows 8.1 - SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD

I want to replace Windows 8.1 that came with my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. I keep getting a black screen with this line: SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C) 1994-2013 H. Peter Anvin et al ...
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How to dual boot Win8/Ubuntu using UEFI and two HDDs

I'd like to know what are the proper steps to have a working dual boot configuration which would allow me to have an SSD drive with an Ubuntu install, and an HDD drive with a Windows install. I can't ...
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How to safely remove a Ubuntu-Windows dualboot? [duplicate]

I tried to do this one time before, but it completely failed. I wiped all of it's partitions, and reclaimed the partitions within Windows, however, that messed up GRUB and I couldn't get back the the ...
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Ubuntu ver 14.04 Network discovery not showing up on windows 8 but on windows 7

I have an old PC that is now my new Ubuntu machine. Currently I was working on sharing a drive so that backups and streaming could take place. I have it set up perfectly on my windows 7 laptop (able ...
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Difference between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 cloud storage [closed]

What is the difference between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 cloud storage?
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Windows 8.1 blocking Ubuntu's access to my HDD

So I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Ideapad that comes with Win8.1 and the moment I start the setup I see that the HDD is inaccessible, neither from the install app or from Nautilus. The ...
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Need help installing Ubuntu 14.04 onto a Win8 Notebook

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultrabook. I like it a lot, however I absolutely cannot stand Windows 8. Sure a touch screen interface is cool, but it just isn't organized well for me and I can't even use ...
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How do I replace Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop?

I understand this is an Ubuntu forum so it might be a little weird to ask how to install over Ubuntu, but I thought this might be a good place to ask. I'm currently dual booting Ubuntu and Windows ...
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Menu is not visible on ubuntu using VMwareWorkstation 10 on windows 8

I am new to linux distribution. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8.1 (VMware Workstation 10). I have managed to successfully install it, however I do not see the menu when 3D is on in Workstation ...
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Ubuntu and windows 8.1 dual boot gpt

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and I want to install windows8.1 . I have created a partition for windows . I have a separate boot partition but I heard I needed a EFI partition.I still have 300mb ...
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What Ubuntu image should I download to install on my Windows RT Surface tablet? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows RT Surface tablet. It has 2GB of RAM and a 16GB HDD. What version should I download?
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Win 8.1 Bootloader: Your PC Needs to be repaired/A device required for boot is not connected

Hello Fellow Ubuntuans! I've got Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 pro dual booting on my PC and everything has been fine until about a month ago. Recently every time I reboot into Windows after Ubuntu I ...
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Trusty on Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2

I would like to be able to install Trusty on this Windows tablet and replace Windows completely. The only thing that I've been able to find on it is that Secure Boot has to be disabled (which I ...
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Error Message When Trying To Run Ubuntu From Disk - Windows 8.1

So I recently had to get a new computer. It came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. Needless to say, the past month has been a nightmare. After a number of issues, thanks to a suggestion and to avoid ...
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Boot loader won't load

I think it is the OS boot manager because it is the first item on "Boot Order". Any ways when Ubuntu loads the first screen I get has purple edges around it (this must be the boot-loader). I don't ...
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Help booting Windows 8 (and possibly other problems)

Here are my files... 1.0 TB Hard Disk CD/DVD Drive (Nodus probably) 7.9 GB Drive (I will explain its importance) Other Devices 967 MB Loop Device =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= ...
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Help booting Windows 8 (And possible other problems)

Here are my files... 1.0 TB Hard Disk CD/DVD Drive (Nodus probably) 7.9 GB Drive (I will explain its importance) Other Devices 967 MB Loop Device =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= ...
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Restore Windows 8.1 from Restore Drive - Ubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Aspire E1-510P-4614, So I have created a USB Recovery Drive using Windows 8.1 Am I able to install Ubuntu (Erase it all) and in the future, restore my Windows ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Windows 8?

I own HP J110TX Laptop running Windows 8 on it. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side windows. I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386 iso. I tried creating bootable USB drive through ...
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Writing ISO to disk [closed]

In win8 When I right click on the .iso file, (write to disc) does not appear. How do I write the .iso file to a DVD properly?
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Notepad doesn't open files created by Gedit? [duplicate]

I'm using c/c++ compiler on Ubuntu 14.04 and I've typed all the programs using Gedit text editor. But the problem is that now I need to open them in Windows 8 with Notepad, but when I tried to open ...
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How do you repair a non-booting Windows 8.1 installation after updating to Ubuntu 14.04?

I have dual boot set-up with Windows 8.1(original OS) and Ubuntu 14.10. Recently, Windows stopped booting. I am presented with a 'Recovery' screen with the Error Code: 0xc0000225. Windows stopped ...
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Dual boot Win8 with Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu installer says “No other OS found”

I wanted to dual boot Win8 alonside Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I boot from USB stick, the display screen shows that "No other OS found" and hence I cannot install Ubuntu alonside Win8. The only ...
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How can I share my connection on Windows 8.1 to VMware Linux Ubuntu

I trying to share my cable connection on Windows 8.1 with a VMware Linux Ubuntu, but this doesn't works. The Linux just stay trying to connect but without a success. This is my Virtual Network ...
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installing always fail [duplicate]

I can see it's not only me a lot he have a problem about Ubuntu installing. So can you make video for that installing as you know 90% of the guys he have OS Windows 8, still your software used by some ...
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Can't boot from live USB 13.10 on Windows 8.1

I have problem in booting from live USB 13.10 on my windows 8.1 Toshiba Satellite c640. It gets struck at "SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C)1994-2013 H. Peter Anvin et al" with blinking ...
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how to mount .vhdx image in lubuntu

So, I had a hard drive with Windows 8. The drive started dying, so I made an image backup to an external HDD. Because it's practically impossible to get an ISO of Windows 8, I installed Lubuntu. ...
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Dual boot 14.04 alongside Win8 [duplicate]

So I'm running a fresh install of Win8 on a 60gb SSD with a another 300HDD for storage. I have set a 20gb space for the installation of Ubuntu alongside Win. The issue is when I run the DVD with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 boot problem with Windows 8 (64-bit)

Contrary to other questions here, I do get the option to chose between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04.4, but choosing Ubuntu I get this weird message about "more than eight outputs detected"... and no ...
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How to get ubuntu to open up full sized on VMware player?

I dunno if this is an Ubuntu issue or VMWare Player. I launch VMWare Player from Win8.1 64 and it appears in Windows -but- the initial display of Ubuntu seems to be an 800x600 box surrounded by a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not booting before Windows 8.1

I try to boot my computer into Ubuntu, but I end up having to manually select Ubuntu from the devices menu, even though it was supposed to boot first. Instead Windows 8 boots up like Ubuntu isn't even ...
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dual booting windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04, hard disk partitioning

I have a sony vaio vpcf121fx laptop with windows 8.1 currently installed in it..i have never dual booted ubuntu in my laptop before..i have a 1 TB hard disk and its divided into C:,D:,E: and F: ...
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Installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 Can't boot into Windows

I have two internal hard drives; 1 for Windows 8.1 and 1 for storage. I decided to install Ubuntu on the secondary hard drive. One of the guides I used advised me to make a small boot partition in the ...
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Make a link for a folder located inside windows 8.1 disk (ubuntu 14.04)

I want to make a link on my desktop for a folder located in windows 8.1 disk ,every time I make a link to that folder it just doesn't work after a reboot
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Windows boot manager error Ubuntu 14.04

My Thinkpad arrived with Windows 7. I upgraded to Windows 8. Shortly after I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a separate partition. Shortly after Windows crashed irretrievably (no DVD, no access to anyone ...
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Error in boot repair after installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1

I`ve installed Ubuntu 14 in my note following instructions from some tutorials in the internet, I had to enable legacy mode to boot from pen drive. Basically, I created the following 4 partitions in ...
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Dualbooting Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04(Current OS)

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 64-bit laptop. I had Windows 8.1 on it. While installing Ubuntu 13.04, I accidentally selected the option to erase everything on the disk and install Ubuntu, and as a ...
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How to uninstall ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with windows 8.1 and want to know as to if ever in future if i need to remove Ubuntu . how will i do that? please help.