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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 ...
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VirtualBox with Windows XP - Am I vulnerable browsing?

I use Chrome browser in XP to prepare Powerpoint presentations in Office 2007 for University. LibreOffice is less than satisfactory at my University. Am I safe surfing Net in Chrome on XP in ...
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I can't even make a CD of 12.04

I have an old Dell tower that is 13 years old. It has XP Home on it. I have never worked with anything but Windows systems. So I'm basically a total greenie A CD is just under 700 MB. I used the ...
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How do I replace Windows XP with Lubuntu?

I am rather a noob and have never installed anything before, but I would really like to completely replace my Windows XP with Lubuntu. I have saved all my photos and music already so that is sorted. ...
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Light Locker will not load when I click on it

I keep getting a blank screen and lose my Spotify Stream after about 10 to 15 minutes. The problem I am having is with light locker. In my case I cannot get light locker settings to open at all. I ...
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Linux application to install Windows on a USB drive

There are everal applications which can install MS Windows on a USB drive, but all of these applications should be installed in a Windows environment. I am an Ubuntu user and do not have a Windows ...
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WIndows XP desktop, CD drive and no USB boot option

I have a Dell 2400 Inspiron system with a CD drive. Lately its become sluggish in operation and I decided to load Kubuntu on it. But I have run into a roadblock. My machine doesn't have the USB flash ...
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running old msdos/windows program qa4 ver 4.0 on ubuntu 13.10

Looking for more info on this because I'm not sure how to qualify my qa4 v4.0 program (symantic). It runs on ms-dos, but also runs as a windows program in win3, 98, xp. It won't run under win7. I ...
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Migrating from Windows XP to Ubuntu

I have a 5 year old notebook computer. It uses Windows XP, and as you might know, this OS now has no support at all. It has a 1.60GHz, 0.98GB of RAM. What would you guys recommend me , in order for ...
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Boot repair enabled Ubuntu after multiple attempts but not XP

First two link numbers are 7229750 and 99, followed by... http://paste.ubuntu.com/7229810/ ...and finally... http://paste.ubuntu.com/7229947/ After several attempts (re above URLs) with boot ...
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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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I changed to Ubuntu, lost my files. How do I get them back?

So as you guys will probably know, the support for Windows XP will be removed. I decided to change to Ubuntu and I already love it! However, I have found a major issue, and have lost all of my ...
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I only want to run Ubuntu - should I partition my hard drive before I install Ubuntu?

I have an old desktop that runs XP. Since I do use this computer on an internet connected network, I feel it's best to replace that soon-to-be no longer supported version of Microsoft and look forward ...
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how to install ubuntu on a computer without opening Windows xp, I inherited it without password. if not possible, what other solution [duplicate]

I want to format the disk and install ubuntu. I cannot enter in xp. Got it from my dad who is dead, so no xp disk and no pass word. Thanks
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Xp to Ubuntu issues

I have an XP computer, and I am trying to setup a dual boot configuration with Ubuntu. I copied the wubi.exe to a flashdrive and copied it into a separate partition. It took several hours to install, ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on computers and sell them? [duplicate]

I want to sell second hand computers, I buy them cheap, upgrade them with parts from broken computers I get free and then sell them for a profit (not much, about 20-30 € profit). Now, I used to ...
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If I install Ubuntu as a dual boot, and then afterwards want to use Ubuntu as a single boot, will I lose my programs, data and files?

I want to retain my files, programs and data from Windows XP. I prefer to do a clean boot, but I do not want to lose my programs, files and data. Many of my programs were downloaded and I may not have ...
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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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Windows XP VM or Windows 7 VM?

I've got an HP laptop with 750 GB ROM,4 GB RAM,a dual-core processor with 2.4 GHz and it's running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use VirtualBox to make a Windows XP/7 Virtual Machine,but I don't know which ...
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Installing Ubuntu in pen drive without disturbing windows xp [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Is it possible to install and run Ubuntu in pen drive or external hard disk without disturbing Windows XP on my laptop? I don't mind dual boot for running Ubuntu or ...
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youtube works with my xp but ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a self made computer amd pros gforce video card 6600gt running xp and my windows plays youtube fine but when I boot ubuntu it don't can anybody tell why