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Which installation type should I choose

I am trying to install Ubuntu for first time to try it. I have an empty 49GB partition created by xp when installed. I have got to intallation type and selected 'something else' I now have /dev/sda ...
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Replacing Windows XP completely to Ubuntu (booting issues)

I am trying to replace my old existing Windows XP(service pack 3) completely with Ubuntu latest desktop version over the last two days with no sucess due to the following: Created both a bootable ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Windows XP

I would like to install Ubuntu on an old laptop and run in dual boot mode with Windows XP. I cannot even get started. I have created a partition on the HDD. I have tried loading Ubuntu as .iso file ...
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cannot see windows XP os after re installing edubuntu 10.04 along side windows

Help me please! I tried to fix a problem by reinstalling edubuntu 10.04 from a live cd. I didnot partition manually. I selected " along side another operating system." After restarting no ...
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install 12.04 version of edubuntu

How can I change to edubuntu later version like 12.04 from existing edubuntu 10.04? my 10.04 version gives a message that gnome power manager not insatlled correctly.I cannot open my ubuntu os. My ...
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for old PCs …could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life? [duplicate]

     Hello TUXs,In fact i'm a newbie at Ubuntu and i have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1Gig of RAM. and it's really suck with XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 and exactly when ...
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Replacing win xp and nothing happened

I need help fast I have an old computer that was made around the year 2000 and it is a dell I got the 32 bit version and burned it to a DVD-r disc I tried to make sure it was in ISO format or ...
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How to use USB bluetooth dongle/internal bluetooth chip on a virtual windows xp machine on ubuntu 14.04

I am able to use my internal bluetooth chip on Ubuntu (obvious). But I can't use it in a virtual machine(Windows xp) installed with Virtualbox. I also have a USB bluetooth dongle. But the problem is ...
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Installing Wine

The ubuntu 14 repository includes 3 wine packages. The third one says the first two must be removed before installing the third. Is this because they need to be installed in the correct order or is it ...
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not enough room on HD to load Ubuntu along XP, how to transfer files

I'm very new to Linux and Ubuntu and I'm wanting to permanently load Ubuntu instead of XP. I dont have enough room on my hard drive to load both to run side by side. So I am loading Ubuntu via USB ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 12.04 / XP - resized partitions, XP starts to load but fails to boot

On a Compaq Mini 100 I had Ubuntu 12.04 and Xp dual booting just fine. There was an NTFS partition between the Windows partition and the Ubuntu partition. I shrank the XP partition and enlarged the ...
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Ubuntu wont show in Windows bootloader

I have installed ubuntu 14.04. I want to get back to windows xp to check something. However grub wouldnt let me. So i got boot repair on ubuntu. I then changed the boot drive from this drive (ubuntu) ...
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how to unninstall ubuntu but bootmgr is missing and i want to install win xp

I wanna uninstall ubuntu and install Windows xp. bootmgr is missing, how to fix it? I have only usb stick with win xp, cd drive broken.
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I'm missing a Windows drive - how to recover disk space?

I had installed Windows XP on C:\ drive then install Ubuntu on D:\ drive. After that I had formatted the C:\ drive and reinstalled Window XP on C:. However, now I cannot find my Ubuntu and also its ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with internet connection sharing internet to Win XP vitualbox [duplicate]

I've looked through the posted questions and there are a lot of topics about sharing guest's e.g. Win XP connection to Ubuntu host. What I'm actually looking is if there is a way to share Ubuntu's ...
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Boot up, Freeze up

I am trying to boot Lubuntu on an old xp box from a cd. I choose the Lubuntu option at start up. It boots but then does not function. I have used the escape key to enter into the start up options and ...
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Installing Ubuntu on unbootable XP

I hope you can help me because I'm getting really frustrated here. I've decided to turn to Ubuntu since I'm fed up with a BSOD my XP is giving me for a few days now, but I can't get through the ...
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Getting back to Windows XP [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eee pc 1001px Netbook over Windows XP, but now I really need to get back to a native bootable Windows XP. I have the Windows installation CD but the machine won't ...
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VirtualBox: USB Sticks not recognized (Windows XP as guest; Ubuntu 14.04 as host)

I have installed virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04 and installed windows xp as a guest. i have a usb stick and an external drive (western digital) that i want to mount in win xp. the mounting itself works, ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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Why does linux (Ubuntu) have better wifi connectivity than windows xp [closed]

I've noticed and done some tests to confirm that with my dual boot computer when I use Ubuntu I have better WiFi connectivity than when I boot into Windows XP. Identical hardware configuration with ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 14 .04LTS [duplicate]

I'm currently using Windows Xp need to keep it on and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS can I keep both OS on one HDD dual boot?I wouldn't with virtual box.
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I can'yt boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I can't boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04 and what is worst is that I don't have the Windows XP installation CD. kathy@kathy-HP-Compaq:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kathy: Disk ...
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Can't boot XP only Ubuntu

I have used Windows XP for years. I partitioned my HD with 300 GB for XP and 1 TB for Ubuntu. I installed v.14.04 successfully. When booting I get a menu choice defaulting to Ubuntu and then XP. ...
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installng Ubuntu over XP

Ubuntu 12.04 - booted on my pendrive, trying to boot, but only boot screen appears. When i select boot from USB then directly windows XP get started. How to install it? Is there any driver problem? ...
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Windows XP Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop that had been running Windows XP (sp3) exclusively. In addition to the main XP partition, there was a smaller XP recovery drive. My goal was to ...
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frome where to download ubuntu v10.10 for windows

I tried to download Ubuntu 10.10 for windows but I cant download it.please suggest me any link to download Ubuntu 10.10.
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Windows XP won't boot anymore

I'm not trying a dual boot. I plan to retire XP once I've picked a Windows version to replace it or have found that I can successfully get Linux to replace it for ALL my gaming needs. At the moment, ...
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Install Lubuntu w/o Disc or Flash Drive?

My WinXP desktop was recently blasted with a few bits of malware. I removed the malware but the damage is done, and my OS is finally at its end; it's barely chugging along as it is. So, I'm figuring ...
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Windows XP with Ubuntu 14.04 on 2 separate hard drives [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have Windows XP Professional 32-bit on one 300GB IDE hard drive and Ubuntu 14.04 running on another 61GB IDE hard drive, and I cannot get my Windows XP to boot with Grub! When I ...
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How to reinstall xp from Grub rescue [duplicate]

My friend installed Ubuntu along side windows xp so I could dual boot, after a while I decided to delete the Ubuntu partition unaware that you need the xp recovery disk or something like that to fix ...
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How do I get boot to work correctly after deleting Ubuntu partitions? [duplicate]

So, recently, I got this old computer. I put Windows XP on it, and that was fine, but last name I put Ubuntu 12.04 on it, but some error about the graphics came up, so I assumed the graphics was just ...
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Suddenly boot fails on a dual boot system (XP/Ubuntu)

I made my friend try Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it worked perfectly at first but after a while the computer did not boot. It showed boot error. I installed it alongside Windows XP. So I am really in trouble ...
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Upgrading a N130 XP Netbook

I have to replace XP on my aged Samsung N130 netbook,so would like to install ubuntu/kubuntu, and continue to use XP in a virtual machine. The netbook has 1 GB RAM but only one slot, so to upgrade to ...
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How do I replace (NOT dual-boot) Windows XP with Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm not a technie; I don't know anything about coding. I'm a somewhat basic computer user. However, now that Microsoft has phased out support for Windows XP, I HAVE to change OSs. However, I don't ...
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How to uninstall an anti malware installed in windows using ubuntu OS?

Hope someone can help me with this. It's like this, my husband trying to be an IT, basically he's not and honestly I'm not too, installed MBAM anti malware to his Windows PC. It's the anti malware his ...
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Replacing XP with Lubuntu: How do I get my wireless to work? [closed]

Experience level with LUI: total noob Netbook: Acer One, intel Atom with Win XP, 32-bit Hi all, I've searched and searched but finally I'm stuck at this point. Maybe the answer is in another forum ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as a front end in my network to help add security? [duplicate]

I still have a few XP machines that I need to keep on my network, I was told I can use Ubuntu as a machine to route all my network traffic thru to give the XP systems some added security. Can this be ...
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Replacing Windows XP with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wish to create space on my computer, deleting XP permanently from my harddrive. I have only 2 partitions! due to the dualboot I installed without knowing exactly what I was getting into! I cannot ...
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Access Ubuntu from xp by remote desktop [duplicate]

I want to access 14.04 via remote desktop from xp. I installed vnc4server on my 14.04 system following this guide. Now what to do afterwards? Do I need to install some thing on xp? vnc client for xp? ...
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Bootable ISO Disk doesn't work on Acer 1362 laptop

I have a 9-y/o Acer 1362LCi laptop that I want to convert to a Linux machine,since it is no longer useful as a windows machine. i made an iso dvd that is bootable from a win7 desktop, but it hangs ...
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copy of Ubuntu linux [duplicate]

I am hoping you can help me. I Have a windows xp machine and instead of throwing it out, I would like to install Ubuntu Linux on to it. However, I am having trouble trying to copy the os on to a disc ...
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Unable to access network on ubuntu installed via wubi

I've installed ubuntu via wubi for windows (xp). However I'm unable to access internet via ubuntu whereas it works perfectly inwindows xp. Also I'm unable to access the grub menu when I press shift ...
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Replacing XP with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my single partition with XP inside a folder (from the installer); machine is an old Lenovo desktop. I have now optimized the Ubuntu, gotten it fully set up with ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Windows XP without a disk

I have an older laptop with xp and want to install Ubuntu on it,but my cd/dvd drive does not work. Is there any other way to do this ?
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Failed load after installing 14.04 with Windows XP on DELL Inspierion 530

I am helping a friend and will not be able to get further information until end next week in the meantime I wish to update my own knowledge regards GRUB2 etc which is new to me if that is the required ...
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Install ubuntu problem

I m trying to install Ubuntu into my windows xp 32 i have been trying the 2 ways; Cd, flash drive, so far i can't install it. For the Cd it seems like my Cd drive is broken, and when i followed the ...
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I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows Xp, How do i remove Lubuntu without harming XP

When I installed Lubuntu I didn't even think about it installing on the same partition as Windows XP. How do I uninstall Lubuntu without harming the windows xp OS or any of the documents and stuff?
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows XP

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP. Downloaded ISO from Ubuntu site (version for RAM less than 2GB). Burned to USB stick using LiLi USB Creator. Booted laptop using that pen ...
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Remove Windows partition

I loaded Lubuntu on a partition of my Windows XP & am ready to remove Windows and any unnecessary partitions but how do I do that? This is what my partitions look like now: Device Boot ...