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How does a newbie install a Ubuntu dual boot on an computer with XP?

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) as a dual boot on my laptop which is running XP. I managed to create a bootable USB stick, and to boot the laptop from that. When offered the choice ...
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confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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Migration from XP to Ubuntu

I have an older Dell Inspiron. I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. The originally OS is Win XP and right now both OS are running on the PC alongside each other, with XP as the default ...
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1answer
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booting issues booting windows XP after installing ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, Windows XP won't boot any more. Ubuntu starts ok however. When starting Windows in the Grub menu, it give's an error: ERROR: UNKNOWN FILESYSTEM. GRUB ...
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1answer
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How to unistall 13.10 on a dual boot XP machine [duplicate]

I am new to Linux in general. As I am sure is the case with many of the new converts, I have an old XP machine that is getting slow and about to be unsupported so I decided to test the waters. I ...
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1answer
41 views

Windows not in GRUB startup screen

I recently used Boot Repair to fix GRUB startup, but now when I start my computer, Windows XP, my old OS, doesn't apppear. It shows Ubuntu, Ubuntu (recovery mode), memory test and a second memory ...
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1answer
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Can't find XP boot after Dual boot installation

The machine in question is offline and I may have 'hatchet jobbed' the 12.04 installation. Ubuntu seems fine so far (how would I know?) and the xp partition is verifiably intact. Somewhere I have ...
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2answers
108 views

How can I connect to wi-fi with this old laptop? [duplicate]

I recently got an old Dell Latitude-D610 laptop that was running Windows XP, I think, so I completely deleted XP and put Ubuntu on. Before I put Ubuntu on, the wi-fi was working just fine, but now it ...
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156 views

What does CPU#0 stuck mean?

I tried loading a live disk of Ubuntu 12.04 on my XP computer and it keeps repeating "CPU#0 stuck for x seconds." Can someone please help me?
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0answers
18 views

GRUB rescue shows up after reinstalling Ubuntu [duplicate]

After reinstalling ubuntu at startup GRUB rescue is shown with error: unknown filesystem. what am I supposed to do? I have had dual boot with winXP and now I cannot access even that.
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I'm curious about installing Windows XP after installing Ubuntu

So, I installed and have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for a bout a year and a half now, and I am quite happy with it. My only problem is that a lot of games are not supported. I would use WINE for ...
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1answer
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Networking from WindowsXP to new Ubuntu 12.04. Network yes, Firefox still no

I was able to get internet when wired direct. I'm trying to feed through a Netgear wifi. It is recording 100 mbps wired and 135+ wireless. Firefox was working after the Ubuntu 10.4 install. I'm not ...
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1answer
75 views

How can I use microsoft windows xp or 7 and ubuntu lts on same computer? [duplicate]

I want to use windows xp and ubuntu lts on same pc. How can I do it? and is ubuntu free os or we have to purchase it for proffesional or for best use?
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xp machine replaced with Ubuntu 12.04: Password wont work

I installed Ubuntu in place of the xp OS on my old desktop, and everything went fine until my password wouldn't work at login. I looked up the ask ubuntu help for this problem: How do I reset a lost ...
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0answers
82 views

Problem with Ubuntu installation on a WindowsXP computer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on an old Dell Inspiron with Windows XP. I'm using a DVD, but when I restart the PC it doesn't show the dialog box to install Ubuntu. I checked the boot ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows XP [duplicate]

I want to Installing Ubuntu 12.04 along windows XP and I have 80 GB Hard Disk and I have already partitioned it to 20 GB As C, 20 GB As D: Drive, 20 GB As E Drive and Remaining As F: Drive. I have ...
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56 views

Help installing xp over 12.04

I had xp on my computer then upgraded to win7, then win7 got corrupted so i installed Ubuntu 12.04. So then i realized i needed windows, so i partitoned my hdd using gparted then i put my xp disc in ...
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123 views

12.04 LTS 32-bit USB install does nothing when choosing reboot

After I installed Ubuntu on USB, I might have committed a mistake and now it does nothing. When I plug the USB, it gives the menu of choices for what to do with it (in Windows XP). Under Removable ...
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2answers
43 views

trouble with installation

Im installing 12.04 on an old winxp laptop from the cd. When I tell it to boot from cd, it starts to, then it stalls on the screen with two little pictures at the bottom, a rectangle and a circle ...
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0answers
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How do I make Ubuntu the default partition? [duplicate]

Recently I asked this question and it was marked as a duplicate and not correctly answered. I was even referred to this link which does not address what I am questioning about... How to uninstall ...
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1answer
45 views

windows XP doesn't go up after unubtu installation,

I must first admit that I'm pretty new to this whole "Linux" environment, so give me some slacks. :) I'm using win XP, with Acronis true image. After I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 version, the Linux is ...
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1answer
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Cannot format flash drive due to write protection

Okay, just the other day, I was trying to install Ubuntu on an 8GB flash drive. Near the end of the installation process, the install failed. The flash drive is now entirely dysfunctional. At first, ...
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Is it possible to re-partition more space for Ubuntu 12.04 on dual-boot system? [duplicate]

I need to know if it is possible and how to repartition my dual-boot system, so there is more space for Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 from your site. Since I was new to Ubuntu 12.04 I missed the ...
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1answer
245 views

Error: Not enough space to load specific image

TRANSLATED Hi. I have a Lenovo Intel Atom n270 laptop. It ha Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu on it without deleting or affecting in any way the Windows system. I am a common user, not an ...
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Install alongside will break my computer? What option should I use?

I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot from a LiveCD, on a PC with Windows XP SP3 32 bit already installed. I understand that during the install, I'll be asked to choose from: 1) Install Ubuntu ...
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1answer
57 views

Can not access to Internet on virtual XP

I' m using VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 to run virtual XP. I cannot access to Internet. I have read the How to let a VirtualBox guest (running Windows) access the Internet?, but it seems does not work. ...
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95 views

Can't see home media server on 12.04 lts [duplicate]

Fair warning, Im a beginner at Unbuntu. I am running my home media server off of my old Windows desktop with Windows XP using Serviio and all the devices in my house can see it (XBOX, PS3, Smart TVs, ...
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2answers
763 views

Installing ubuntu onto my 13 year old PC

I have a Windows XP Dell, from like 2000. I'm trying to completely install Ubuntu onto it, not run it from a CD, or USB. I want it to erase everything, now I tried the windows installer and it said I ...
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1answer
79 views

cannot view Windows XP in boot menu

I have windows Xp and Win 7 and ubuntu 12 installed in different partitions. but i am able to boot to ubuntu and windows 7 but cannot see windows XP partions in boot menu. please help me to add it in ...
0
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1answer
467 views

How can i remove Ubuntu 12.04 completly from my System? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I completely remove Ubuntu from my computer? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 after formatting my computer by removing win xp; now I want to install windows xp again but ...
0
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1answer
53 views

virtual box reconnect error

I have been using ubuntu and virtual box mounted xp on it, I suddenly experienced this error when I tried to open the folders shared on Z: i have reinstalled guest additions but could not find a ...
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2answers
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Can't boot Windows Xp after intalling Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) Here's the situation. I installed Ubuntu using the along side option. Everything went ok. When ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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unable to locate package

i had windows xp installed on my pc,i downloaded ubuntu 12.04(LTS) and made a bootable pen drive using pendrivelinux software.........i had resized one of my existing partition using a software in ...
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Can't boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows XP, and I played with it for a like an hour. When I wanted to go back to Windows, I chose the Windows option in the GRUB screen. It just gives a black ...
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My Laptop Beeps when I try to USB boot install

I tried to boot install Ubuntu using my laptop (without CD Drive) using a USB drive, then it goes to the boot selection menu (the one with the Ubuntu logo installation options). I selected Install ...
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...
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Grub cannot boot after resizing windows XP (NTFS) partition. What is to be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Repair Grub while dual booting ( win7 / ubuntu 11.10) I had installed Lubuntu on a PC with Windows XP and used dual boot for some time with no problems. Since I ...
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I have downloaded 12.04 but I cannot install it. How to do it?

I have downloaded 12.04. I am using Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu in XP, but the problem is I am not able to start the Ubuntu installation process. I downloaded Ubuntu from ubuntu.com only. ...
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1answer
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How to safely remove Ubuntu 12.04 from a dual-boot installation with Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have an Acer Netbook with Windows XP on it. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 (actually upgraded from 10.?? to 11.04 to 11.10 ...
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copy/paste with Ubuntu and Oracle Virtual box . [closed]

For my business works i need windows xp . so i have choose oracle virtual box . but i am unable to copy any type of information into that . could any one help me to copy/paste the data and able to ...
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How to open shared folder in Windows XP from nautilus

I have fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04, and want to connect with Windows Network. Actually I want to open some shared Folder in another PC (Windows XP). I'm just need to open this Window's folder use ...
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Use Ubuntu graphical desktop without monitor at boot

I have two computers: one running Windows XP and one running Ubuntu 12.04. They are connected to my monitor via a VGA switchbox. What I would like to do is be able to boot Ubuntu without a monitor, ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 12.4 and XP on Seperate Drives, Dual Boot, How?

I have 2 different SATA drives in my PC, a 160GB and a 200GB. I'm unsure how to do this, and have a choice between them when I boot, any ideas? Is there a guide out there for this? I installed XP on ...
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1answer
678 views

Difficulty installing Ubuntu 12.04 side by side with Windows XP [closed]

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 side by side with Windows XP SP3 on an old Dell Dimension 2400 and the LiveCD does not give me the option to install them side by side. It only gives me the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to remove XP and install Ubuntu

I'm writing this for my friend, because he asked me 'cause my english is better than his. He wants to remove xp from his system, and install ubuntu 12.04. He has a lot of data which he would like to ...
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How to create Windows XP LiveUSB using Ubuntu to replace it

I am using an Acer Aspire One netbook with no CD-disk drive, and would like to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install Windows XP in its place. The problem here is that I can't seem to find a program ...
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3answers
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How to fix Ubuntu 12.04 boot, using Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from USB. Now there is no option to choose Linux or Windows, because the boot-loader is missing. Can I repair this using Windows XP, without using Ubuntu or a virtual ...
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1answer
522 views

No Install along Windows option in 12.04 cd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? I have downloaded 12.04 CD via torrent from Ubuntu site. When i mount the CD on MagicDisk it does not show the Install along Windows ...
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VirtualBox doesn't restore saved Ubuntu machine state?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 inside Virtualbox on Windows XP Prof. Everything works fine. I'm running it at startup, but I have a problem with rebooting. When I reboot my computer (WinXP) now the state ...