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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.
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Bluetooth unstable on Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 8.1

I have Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 8.1 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro. I have recently started looking into Bluetooth for development purposes and noticed that there are issues with it while I am in ...
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Ubuntu Installer didn't detect my current OS

When I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04, I could not find the option to install it alongside my Windows 8.1 installation - why is this the case and why is this happening? How can I fix this?
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Add space from a NTFS partition to Ubuntu

So, i installed Ubuntu alongside my Windows 8 on a 15 GB partition i took from another drive . Ubuntu splitted it into 2 partitions of 7,96 GB and 7,04 GB and i realized that it's kind of small so i ...
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Can't get to windows after installing ubuntu

I installed ubuntu to check it out but I was unable to install it correctly without the USB. before completing the installation when i restarted my computer it said "Choose your OS" and i could ...
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Repairing Windows 8 from Ubuntu USB boot [on hold]

My student has a Windows 8 netbook (no cd/dvd drive) which reports "No operating system" when turned on. She has has a windows 8 repair dvd (not very useful without a drive!) and a copy of that dvd ...
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Ubuntu installer does not see windows 8 after changing partitions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu (and Windows 8 for that matter). Here is my story so far in case these details matter. I have a brand new windows 8 machine, and I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. ...
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New Laptop and Weird Post-Install Boot Behavior

Just recently grabbed myself an ASUS ROG G750JS, and the first thing I did with it was set up a Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot alongside the stock Windows 8.1 OS. Quick note about the computer's memory: It ...
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How to remove grub from pre-installed windows 8

I've tried doing the /fixboot and /fixmbr commands in command from a windows recovery disc but grub is still present upon boot up. I'm currently dual booting windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 and my laptop ...
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I want to dual boot windows with Ubuntu [duplicate]

My computer originally had Windows 8 on it. I completely reformatted my laptop and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I tried using wine but It won't run my Technic launcher for Mine Craft. I also can't get ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Sony VAIO T-Series laptop

I have a Sony VAIO T-Series (SVT15117CDS) laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. After having the computer for a while, I updated it to Windows 8.1. I now want to put Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto the ...
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Running Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite C55 Series w/ Windows 8.1

I have downloaded quite a few versions of Ubuntu and installed them on my system. When I boot up they give me the option of switching between Windows 8.1 or Ubuntu. When I choose to load up Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server internet connection

Im using windows 8 with USB Internet Connection. I have installed ubuntu server using Virtual Box. In Virtualbox Network setting i tried all types of connections. Still ubuntu server is not getting ...
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Boot back to Windows?

I'm sure this question has been asked thousands of times but here I go: so I installed the latest Ubuntu (dual booting with my Windows 8) and it keeps booting to the USB I used. If I take it out it ...
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Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet - Acer Iconia w3

I am Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet, Acer Iconia w3. I have tried to boot from USB and DVD via USB drive. Any help would be appreciated. I am looking to wipe Windows 8 completely ...
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Running Ubuntu on t300la [duplicate]

I recently got a Asus Transformer Book 13 inch (t300la) and would like to install ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1 install. I was able to turn on CSM and boot my live usb with ubuntu 14.04 on it, ran ...
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Unable to burn Ubuntu to DVD

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when I click on This PC -> Downloads, the file is listed as a Winrar zip file as ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso. However, when I click on this file, I get ...
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How to fix dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio?

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio that came pre-installed with Windows 8 in (I understand) UEFI mode. And I am experiencing the dual-boot hell. I already tried most of the ...
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How to install Windows 8 after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have 3 partitions two are NTFS and the other is EXT4 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Windows 8 on one of the NTFS partitions and a dual boot with Ubuntu. I got the USB drive ready to ...
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ubuntu not booting after fixing windows and vice versa!

after i installed Ubuntu 14.04 side to windows 8.1 , windows 8.1 wasn't booting then i install boot-repair to restore MBR ,after that windows 8.1 has been fixed and then Ubuntu wasn't booting then ...
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Can xFreeRDP connect to a Server 2012 Connection Broker?

We have a Server 2012 connection broker setup and I have read that there is a "/load-balance-info" parameter that it has which is required for the broker however when I look at the options in Ubuntu ...
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Installing Unbuntu on a fresh hard drive

Newb alert here! I am building a new computer and instead of buying Windows 8 again (they aren't letting me use my other copy to put on my new hard drive) I wanted to know if I could install Unbuntu ...
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Can't get Ubuntu to install in Windows 8

I saw Ubuntu today on my friend's laptop, and I immediately fell in love. I then decided to try installing Ubuntu reading the guide on the official Ubuntu website (which included downloading an .iso ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Where did my GRUB go?

I have an Asus Q200E 64-bit laptop. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 (and the older versions earlier) along with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for the last 1½ years. I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. ...
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Failed to access Windows 8.1 NTFS partition from ubuntu 13.10, even after disable fast startup

I am using ubuntu 13.04 32 bit and Windows 8.1. When I try to mount Windows 8.1 NTFS Partition it is showing this error messageas below. Previously I was using windows 7, but I have no problem to ...
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manually installung Grub2 after Windows8.1 update 1

After boot-repair failed to install (both with secure boot disabled and enabled), I decided to try running grub-install manually using the following command. sudo grub-install ...
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Can't boot to Windows 8.1 after installing 14.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new computer. I had previously installed 13.04 and 13.10 without problems on my old computer, but it seems that i've done something wrong now. The problem is ...
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I installed the wrong version of Ubuntu on my computer.

I am running windows 8 natively and have installed Ubuntu 14 from their download page. I believe I have installed the 32bit version instead of the 64bit version, because it will not load the option to ...
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Unable to load into windows 8 atfer intalling ubuntu 14

I'm new to Ubuntu.I recently installed Ubuntu and now I can't load into windows 8. I tried boot repair but it gives error and if I try to go into Bios window and then load windows it remains blank ...
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How to Install Windows Alongside Ubuntu?

I have a computer which is currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I would like to dual boot with Windows 8. I can not find any instructions for installing Windows after Ubuntu is already installed. I am only ...
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Cannot load Windows 8 Following Ubuntu 14.04 Installation

This may be a duplicate of question that another user has posted, but unfortunately when I try to access the question I get a message stating that the original question was removed for moderation ...
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Grub loader booting only Ubuntu but not windows 8?

I have windows 8 installed in C drive (by default from Lenevo) & Ubuntu I have seperately installed in another partition. When I start my computer it leads straight to the Grub loader. There I can ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu Problem (UEFI)

I just installed new Ubuntu 14.04 in my Laptop. (Lenovo IDEAPAD Y410P). In installation process Ubuntu advice me to create a bios_boot partition. So I made it. Once the ubuntu installed, the grub is ...
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Guest on kvm wont detect disk even after seleting virtio drivers

Recently update to Ubuntu 14.04, and now using kvm but hit a wall. I'm trying to install a win8.1 64 bits virtual machine. I follow this tutorial, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMXctyhcrfs, ...
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Problem with dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8

I have got a new Lenovo y510p with 8.1, When I tried to install Ubuntu, It did not detect the USB. So I changed the boot mode to legacy and selected priority to legacy first. Before that I had also ...
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Installing 8.1 Windows | Removing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'am running Ubuntu right now ( 32 bit) , I burned the Windows 8.1 ISO (64 bit) on my USB now when I launch my USB on boot , I have language select , then accept terms ... and when I have to choose ...
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Can't Install Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I do have latest version of Ubuntu , and I would like to remove it to INstall Windows 8.1 but when I begin installing Windows , it tells me can't install in this partition because it's not NTFS or ...
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Grub Won't Even Come Up after Upgrade to 14.04 Dual Boot Win8 [duplicate]

I'm a bit of a noob, so bare with me here. I'm running a Toshiba Qosmio V1.32002. I have had a dual booted Win8/Ubuntu 13.10 traditionally, and I recently upgraded to 14.04. Now when I start my ...
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NTFS Freespace Issue: Disk Partitioning for Dual Boot System?

Am about to partition the 1GB HDD on my existing Win8 installation, in preparation for installing Kubuntu 14.04. Issue is that the Win8 partition program is saying that about half of the remaining ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time trying to install ubuntu. I have a flash drive that will boot to the installation. But once I egg there it says it can't find an os on the computer. What do I do?
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Disable Quickboot? Dual Boot 14.01 with Win8 on Dell Inspirion Laptop

I have an new Dell Inspiron 7000 Laptop with an existing version of Win8 installed. Am trying to install 14.04 on it maintaining the current installation of Win8 as a dual boot. The Ubuntu UEFI wiki ...