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How to recover files on NTFS partition

I have very, very horrible problem. I have 3 partitions in my computer: Linux, Windows and NTFS Data and I have a problem with the Data partition. It is... empty?! I lost a lot of news materials for ...
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What version of Ubuntu should I use? [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop running Window XP (32) about 10 or 12 years old. It is used at a model railroad club and its sole function is to run Java and an open source program called Decoder Pro. It ...
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App to shrink Windows partition on WinXP

I have a WinXP machine that I'd like to make dual-boot with Lubuntu. The standard advice is to shrink the Windows partition from within Windows as Windows is fussy. The problems I'm running into are ...
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Ubuntu acting slow. Does size of partition affect performance? If yes how do i make the partition bigger. If no then how do I make it less laggy [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu alongside Windows XP and it is acting really slow. Before I installed, I made the partition 20 gigabytes. Does the size of the partition affect the performance? If so, how do I ...
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Black screen when installing 16.04

When I try to boot I Ubuntu 16.04 for the first time from a USB drive, a black screen with a single, lonely cursor shows up. That's it. This is on a Dell m170 running xp service pack 3. Thanks.
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Virtual Box won't allow me to enter base memory

I'm trying to install virtual box in my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. I specifically want to use Windows XP for some project. I used sudo apt-get install virtual box to install Virtual Box. After that I ...
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Connect to Windows XP via VMWare

Is it possible to connect to the command line on Windows XP running on VMWare, from inside of Ubuntu?
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Undo Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I Installed Ubuntu on a Windows XP computer (completely installed not side by side) I have 1 gb of RAM with a Pentium 4 processor Ubuntu version is 15.04 it runs as slow as heck is there any way to ...
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Make Ubuntu/XP dual boot and WIN7 istallation on separate hard drives work + SATA socket issue

I have an old functioning dual boot Ubuntu/ Windows XP on a 2TB hard drive. I recently installed Windows 7 on another 1TB hard drive. (both are properly sub partitioned accordingly) The 2TB drive ...
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Ubuntu 15 xRDP from Windows XP - breaks connection

I installed Ubuntu 15 and made the steps described here: XRDP – Installing XRDP on Ubuntu 15.04 then I was able to connect and use remote desktop from Windows XP using usual "Remote desktop ...
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How can i start ubuntu side by side with windows 7 32bit? [duplicate]

Need help how can I work on ubuntu but also have windows?
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Grub fails on fresh install

I've used Ubuntu for some years (and set up) a dual boot Win7 laptop. No issues on updates or upgrades or grub. Yesterday I decided to dual setup my desktop also. And yes, first I did a full data ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows XP on VirtualBox

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit and Windows XP in VirtualBox. The virtualization start but in Windows XP there is no connection. In Wbuntu I'm using the Ethernet connection from Vodafone Station. The ...
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Vostro 1000 Dell Wont Boot from Usb

I have installed ubuntu on my HP Stream using the live usb method and it worked. This time Im trying on my dads old Vostro 1000 laptop. I downloaded the Lunbuntu OS and the pendrive thing. After that ...
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Ubuntu download for XP [duplicate]

Is Ubuntu a free download. I have a friend who is sick of XP and I want to put this on her computer.Will Ubuntu work on an old XP laptop ?
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MateNu Python Installation help

I really want some info on what version of Python to install for MateNu, and how to install all the add-ons quickly. Here is the list from the readme itself: python, python-xdg, python-cairo, python-...
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Ubuntu caused my machine to boot to a blank screen!

Tested the most recent Ubuntu 32bit on my old Windows xp desktop from the DVD I burned. Everything ran smoothly, so I rebooted. My aim was to extract the last handful of files off the drive before ...
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Connect Timex Ironman GPS Global Trainer in Ubuntu 14.04.3

Is there any way for download the data inside the watch? I tried connecting it via USB but it doesn't appear connected ~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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Remove Windows XP after installation of Lubuntu

So thanks to this excellent forum I've got Lubuntu installed alongside Windows XP on my old laptop. When I decide to completely remove XP, should I simply reinstall Lubuntu from my image file? Or is ...
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Installation Question [duplicate]

Can I download Ubuntu using my Windows 10 laptop and burn it to a CD? I'll then use the CD to install Ubuntu on my older Toshiba Satellite laptop running Win XP, home edition. Thanks for your advice.
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't install fro USB

I'm a newbie to Linux and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.03.3 LTE on an old XP laptop that would otherwise be discarded. I thought I would erase the old hard drive and do a clean install, but first I ...
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Kernel panic - can't install Ubuntu on old Windows xp desktop

I have an old desktop running Windows xp. Several years ago I installed Ubuntu on it using wubi. It ran really well but I uninstalled it for some reason. The computer's been sitting in the basement. I ...
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MacKichan for ubuntu

I am actively using (working on Windows) MacKichan Scientific Work Place (SWP). The absence of its version for Linux is the only thing that stops me to switch from Windows to, say, Ubuntu. Is there ...
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64 bit Ubuntu on 32 bit windows xp by daemon tools

I am currently using a 32 bit processor with xp and wanna dual boot it with Ubuntu. Should I download 32 bit Ubuntu or 64 bit Ubuntu? I also wanted to ask if I can use daemon tools instead of burning ...
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Installing Ubuntu within XP

Recently my laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, finally gave up. I have removed the HDD and mounted it in an external casing and plugged it in to my desktop which runs WinXp. On my Ubuntu machine I ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system? [duplicate]

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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Is it possible to ripping a CD via another computer?

I have multiple computer on my local network. Some of it use Windows OS. On one of Windows system, it had one CD drive. I'm also have Ubuntu system on another computer. This's the scheme: +---------+...
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Removing Windows XP after installing Ubuntu by liveCD netinstall [duplicate]

I'm new to linux OS so forgive my noobiness. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows XP computer as a dual partition using the netinstall mini.iso burned to a cd-r. I had issues with unity desktop ...
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Trouble with computer finding DVD or USB drive to boot from on windows xp system

I am trying to install Ubuntu while uninstalling windows xp. I have downloaded the 14.04.2 Ubuntu file to the desktop of another computer and burned it to a DVD. next I changed the computer bios to ...
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Trusty 14.04.2 samba 4 windows xp join error

In the past year I made many installation of ad dc server with samba on ubuntu 14.04 lts server amd64. Every installation with same (or very similar) configuration with bind backend and level 2003 (...
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Installing Ubuntu on my Desktop parallel to Windows XP

I have a desktop which is running on Windows XP SP3. I want to install Ubuntu so that I can use either of the OS. This is mainly to learn and get acclimatized to using Ubuntu before fully converting ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 replacing 12.04 / XP dual boot [duplicate]

I have an Asus Eee pc with W XP and Ubuntu 12.04 installed as dual boot. I want to delete XP entirely and install Ubuntu 14.04. I created a USB installer, but when I boot from the USB drive, it ...
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kubuntu / Windows xp partition- want to upgrade to windows 7 but keep kbuntu

I have dual boot: Windows XP and Kubuntu. I want to upgrade to windows 7 but naturally want to keep Kubuntu. If i do a clean installation of windows 7 will that delete the Kubuntu partitions on my HD ...
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can't install xp in virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I am trying to install winxp in virtual box, but was stopped here so, hope anyone who can help me figure out this problem! what can I do next?
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Can Ubuntu install alongside on Win XP computer?

Can Ubuntu install alongside on Win XP computer? My XP computer crushed after trying to install Ubuntu. The installer say that it cannot find HDD and installation stops. It cannot install Ubuntu or ...
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Overwrite Windows XP with Ubuntu?

I have a Compaq Mini 110C with Windows XP. I'd like to run Ubuntu on it instead. It's a very old computer and I can't log into it as I don't remember my password. I don't care about any of the ...
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Win Xp and ubuntu dual boot problem

I am running 14.04. I also installed win XP later on a physically different disk (the disk on which ubuntu is installed was powered off during win XP installation). Now i have connected both disks to ...
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How To Open Windows Antivirus in ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Dual Boot Windows xp and Ubuntu . I have Net Protector Antivirus in Windows but I can't open it in ubuntu through Wine. Please give me solution. Thanks in Advance.
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Ubuntu can't access the internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my PC and I tried installing my 3G modem USB stick but that didn't work. After days of unending trials and Google searches, I finally found out I could run a Virtual Machine ...
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Having trouble with Windows Xp + windows 8.1 + ubuntu 14.04lts triple boot

At first I installed Windows Xp from my CD. Then I installed Windows 8.1 from my DVD. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2LTS. When I turn on my computer I get options to load Windows8.1 and Ubuntu but not ...
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If I resize a windows partition for install will that cause data loss?

I have a 40GB hard drive with 26GB free with a single partition with an ntfs file system that I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on. If I resize the windows partition for the installation, will the ...
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How do I uninstall Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu using a USB drive. It is dual boot. I want to get back to just Windows XP. I don't have the disk for XP though. Is there any way to do this? Please keep in mind that I'm almost ...
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Can I install Ubuntu and use it like I did with Windows XP? [duplicate]

I use an Dell Inspiron 1501 with Windows XP. I am interested in getting a new OS for some reasons and security. I already have little experience with unix from my time in university. I use this ...
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Unbuntu 12.4 HDD files can't be seen by XP in external USB drive

Due to a powersupply malfunction I rescued the hard drive and placed it into an external USB storage box and plugged it into an XP professonal O/S computer to recover emails, music etc but XP cant see ...
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Replace Windows XP with linux (preferably Ubuntu)

I have an OLD Dell Inspiron laptop with a 1.60GHz Pentium, 500MB RAM and a 75GB hard drive. It has a CD read and write drive (will it even play an 800MB CD?), it does NOT have a DVD drive, it has 2 ...
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Currently on Windows XP-want to boot Ubuntu from USB

I have downloaded the file from Ubuntu: ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso I have placed this file onto an SD card plugged into a USB 2.0 port. The instructions I have found from Ubuntu say, "...
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After Installing Win XP, could not able to load Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My System was having Windows XP in C: drive, then I installed Ubuntu in F: Drive. Everything was going fine. But I re-installed Windows XP due to some reasons and I did take care of F: Drive where ...
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Inititial installation of ubuntu

Attempting to install on a pc with windows xp but don't can't find an install screen or a program to open the installation process
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Dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows XP) - Error: No such device XXXXXXX

I am completely newbie on Linux. Some years ago I installed Windows XP and Ubuntu on my notebook, in a same HD, properly partitioned. Today I reinstalled Windows XP, but now I got this error message "...
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What happened to my Windows XP drive

I'm updating my new server, during that update, I need to update my old Intel E5200, Dual Core, 2 GB, dual 250 GB drives, Windows XP Pro SP3. Tired of Microsoft I decided to explore Linux (Ubuntu 14). ...