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How to install Windows 7 in a PC running Ubuntu 14?

I moved to Ubuntu 14 and love everything about it, that is of course until I recently got a job. It has a strict Windows 7 eco system. they do everything there and I personally am saddened but I need ...
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Windows 8.1 partitions not detected while installing ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 8.1 installed on my HP Pavillion m6 with three disk drives of 100gb,300gb and 200gb. There is an unallocated space of 100gb i have seperated for linux installation. When I try ...
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Create Win8.1 USB without WinUSB [duplicate]

I am in need of creating a Windows 8.1 Pro USB bootable. I've tried googling for solutions and all returned Winusb. Upon installing winusb, these errors shows up on the CLI input sudo apt-get update: ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7/8

I have a pre-installed windows 7/8 then I want to install ubntu alongside that and when I try to install I have not Install ubuntu alongside windows 7/8 option in installation (it's missing). How can ...
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boot-repair appears to work, GRUB does not appear

So I am a completely new to linux, bear with me here. I made a partition and installed ubuntu 14.04. I did not disable secure boot when I had installed ubuntu, though I have disabled it now. At ...
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Too many Partitions on drive, can't dual boot ubuntu alongside win8 on Thinkpad [closed]

I have a Thinkpad S431 with Windows 8. It has a 128gb SSD, and My partitions are WINRE_DRV, Windows8_OS, Lenovo_Recovery, 7gb Hibernation Partition. I also have allocated 20gb for Ubuntu. When I ...
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Can't get back to Windows 8.1 from seemingly dual boot to ubuntu

my laptop is pretty much brand new (bought it this January). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my USB or atleast I think I did (I'm not sure). Also, on startup, it doesn't ask me which OS I want and ...
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Problem with dual boot(14.04&8.1); Windows 8.1 not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my windows 8.1 machine using bootable USB. while installing I selected the same drive where windows is installed and got Ubuntu installed. after installation I can see ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from intercepting the super key when running VMware?

I am running VMware with Ubuntu 14.04. The host operating system is Ubuntu 14.04, and the guest is Windows 8.1 Pro. When I briefly press the super key from within VMware, Ubuntu displays the keyboard ...
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Not able to get Grub boot menu Dual boot Ubuntu Wndows 8

I'm using sony vaio svf series with windows 8.1 preinstalled. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot through the following link. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI After installation i ...
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Printing with cups in windows 8

I have a usb printer (HP officejet 100 mobile printer l411a) pluged into my Linux laptop with the ip of 192.168.0.11 I hooked it up with cups and selected share and the cups printer name is HP ...
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Widows 8 BCD missing with ubuntu dual boot

I had just installed Ubuntu in legacy mode with windows 8. I installed Ubuntu to a SSD and the windows os is on my HDD. I was able to use both Ubuntu and windows all day until I force shutdown my ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a Windows Laptop in Dual Boot mode-Please help [duplicate]

I have a Hp Pavillion Laptop with Windows 8.1 SL installed .I want to install Ubuntu in my Laptop with dual boot. I have downloaded the Latest Ubuntu iso. Please help in getting the step to ...
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Windows 8.1 erased after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

So I updated Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 from live USB. I formatted Ubuntu and installed new version. But my Windows 8.1 is gone now, Gparted does not show any Windows partitions.. I am very ...
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Disk partitions are not appearing separately when installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I have installed windows 8.1 and now i want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and want dual boot OS. I have 250 GB HD and they partitioned in four drives in windows and in which one is 20 GB ...
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Ubuntu '/home' mount point in subfolder of shared partition?

I have a dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 machine. Currently, I have one ext4 partition that is being used as my '/home' mount point in Ubuntu, and one NTFS partition that I am using to redirect ...
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Update Windows 8 broke my GRUB

Any update W8 broke my GRUB. Normally, the boot-repair all repaired, now can not cope. Details: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7612713/ Can you advise something?
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No such file or directory error on DD commands

I'm trying to run DD commands to fix a cell phone issue in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm running Ubuntu from a DVD side-by-side with Windows 8 on a 64 bit machine and have automount disabled. For example when ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 before Windows8.1 Error 0xc000000e the BCD of your PC is missing or contains error

I install Windows usually before Ubuntu, but because there wasn't Windows after experiencing some hard drive problem I installed Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 before Windows, but I am unable to install either ...
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GRUB not appearing after upgrade to Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I had previously dual-booted Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8. Then I upgraded it to Windows 8.1. Since then my GRUB has not been appearing. I started Ubuntu from my bootable USB drive and ran boot repair. ...
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Grub 2 wont show window8

I installed Ubuntu 14. 04 on my Lenovo ideapad 580 (4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, i3, Windows8 preloaded). I switched from UEFI to legacy mode. Then I had a grub issue and Ubuntu won't load at all. I tried boot ...
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Moving from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu - what can I do to replace OneDrive? [duplicate]

That's it - I got tired from the constant problems on and about Windows I'm having. Network issues, performance issues, compatibility issues... But I'll seriously miss OneDrive integration (all my ...
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Windows 8.1 erased Ubuntu 14.04 partition

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed with a Windows 7 dual boot. Now, I've just replaced W7 by Windows 8, but the Ubuntu partition has disappeared! Running fdisk -l doesn't show /dev/sda5 (which was the ...
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Dual boot windows 8 from a 12.04 install?

I've got a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to dual boot Windows 8 with it. Is this possible? All tutorials I can find are for the other way around.
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New laptop, Windows 8.1, attempting dual install. Ubuntu installer doesn't 'see' existing OS

Though I've used Ubuntu for a few years, I'm new to installation. Previously I had help and now I'm doing it alone (moved across the world). Windows 8.1 came preinstalled on my new laptop (Toshiba ...
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Auto booting in to windows every time I shutdown from Ubuntu

I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and used this tutorial to fix my computer so I can boot into Ubuntu. But for some reason every time I shutdown Ubuntu, the next time I turn my computer on it auto boots up ...
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Trying to install/dual boot [duplicate]

I have widows 8 (Pre-installed), and I was not a fan. So I thought I would try Ubuntu as many people from what I hear that use it, like it, and hey, free OS. Well before I was able to do all the ...
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I'm confused on installation [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 64-bit for Windows 8.1, and on that little .exe file where it said restart to test and see Ubuntu, I restarted and nothing happened. I'm confused.
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Dell M6800 with Windos 8.1 on part-1, cannot run if Ubuntu and Fedora are 2nd and 3rd OSsen?

On a Dell M6800 machine that has Windows 8 pre-installed, I upgraded to 8.1, then I loaded Ubuntu 14.04 then Fedora 20 the only way I could, that is in "Legacy" BIOS Mode. BTW the Ubuntu install was ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...