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Which bit ubuntu os for me? [duplicate]

I have Windows xp sp3 and Kingston 2gb ram module. I don't know much difference between 32 bit os of ubuntu and the 64bit one. Which one should i download?
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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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WinXP isnt on the boot screen

I tried to boot into Windows XP and noticed that it wasn't in the boot menu. Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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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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computer stalls when wireless activated

I have an old, slow laptop that runs XP and am trying to salvage it with Linux. I'm using the ubuntu 13.04 disk that came with Linux Starter Kit, running it as a live disk on my Toshiba Satellite ...
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Windows doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu. Returns to Grub menu

I'm new to Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Windows XP (sp3) first, then Ubuntu alongside. Ubuntu boots well but when I choose Win XP from the boot menu it goes to a black screen and then returns to the boot ...
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Is it possible to install Linux as a secondary OS to fix the problems on Windows? [closed]

I have a Windows XP PC that has been totally blocked with a virus. It does boot, but once fully started it gets blocked, and nothing can be done. I tried to start my anti-virus, and other rescue ...
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Bring Windows XP to the last option instead of first option

Is there any way to install XP after installing Lubuntu 13.10 and bringing Ubuntu to the first position in the Grub menu as I am using XP only for my School Work and I am using Ubuntu for all my work. ...
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XP & Ubuntu out of order

libertie@lodewijk.de wrote: I have Windows XP running. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a ext hard disk. After installation restarting... and nothing works anymore. Ubuntu from the Live DVD or from ...
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What would be the most efficient version of Ubuntu to install that would outperform Windows XP in speed and overall efficiency?

What would be the leanest, most efficient version of Ubuntu to install (dual boot) on my Acer Aspire 1.6 AMD Turion with 1gb ddr2 memory) that would outperform it's dual boot companion, Windows XP in ...
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I have dual booted 12.04 and xp but it defaults to xp

first time seriously trying to daul boot. first time I failed I said ehhh. Now i want to actually do it and I had a clean install of XP and installed Kubuntu 12.04.3 (got the fixed wubi.exe install it ...
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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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Replacement for XP

What is the best set-up to replace Windows XP on a .Samsung netbook? This would have to be done without using an optical drive (hence must be done using a thumb drive). Experience of computing is very ...
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I fixed grub error after ubuntu install with cd fix, but

I fixed grub error after ubuntu install with cd fix, but now I am only booting to xp. How do I get ubuntu to boot ?
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trying to install windows xp; bootmgr is missing [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, and I wish to go back to windows XP. I have all the install files on a USB, but the only problem is when I go to install it, I get an error that says "bootmgr is ...
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Should I defragment my hard disk before installing using WUBI? [duplicate]

Is it advisable to defragment my hard disk before using WUBI? Is there any other precautions that I should take before using WUBI ? My os is windows XP-32 bit.
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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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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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How to Dual Boot Windows XP Professional 32-Bit with Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-Bit On A Dell Dimension 3100

I have Windows XP Professional 32-Bit and I want to Dual Boot it with Ubuntu. I had tried Ubuntu and generally liked it but Un-installed it because I did not have any way to get XP up again and I lost ...
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Is UBUNTU ready for the surge of (possible) new users? [closed]

With Windows XP Professional (SP3) coming to EOL. Is Ubuntu ready to welcome a surge of new windows users? The first thing people will want to know is, can they run their existing software on Ubuntu. ...
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SAMBA — Cannot access Samba share from XP

Cannot access SAMBA share on Ubuntu 12.04 box from XP box. SAMBA is up and running on the Ubuntu box. smb.conf has the correct windows workgroup name in it, and I can see the Ubuntu box from the XP ...
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Partitions are gone

I know this question has been asked many no.of times & I'm asking again please don't mark it as duplicate. I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my sister's laptop & now Ubuntu has deleted all the ...
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Number of OS can be install on the Harddisk

I installed Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Windows XP, in three different partitions and after I install Grub loadder, I am getting only two(ubuntu and Windows XP) entries in the grub menu, there is no option ...
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Which apps run on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've just discovered Ubuntu and like the thought of getting away from Microsoft. I an currently running Microsot XP and have accumulated a good many apps. My question is: Do any apps which are ...
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Windows dual ubuntu startup 12.04 [duplicate]

Using windows XP. Used dual boot. It got stuck at startup. Got error message 255 memory for 256mb required. I went ahead anyway. Using a gateway with 256 memory. Do I need to install more memory for ...
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How can I remove Windows XP from harddrive [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu for the first time. I am very happy with it. My question is How can I erase Windows XP from my Hard drive and just keep Ubuntu? I Finally had success with the direct download to ...
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XGI Volari video card not working for Ubuntu on XP machine

I've got an old self-built PC running Windows XP professional. No onboard video card, using one that works pretty well in XP but not at all for Ubuntu. Won't boot into Ubuntu. stops without getting ...
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Dual boot(ubuntu/XP) error:no video mode activated

I can boot ubuntu without issue, though I can't boot up XP(which I had initially, with empty partitions). I get blank screen when doing reboot for installing ubuntu and need to hit enter to restart, ...
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Setting up LAN Ubuntu 13.04 and sharing files

My hardware is: * Acer Apsire labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 * Fujitsu Siemens labtop with Windows XP SP3 * A wireless router with 4 wired ports in addition * A Wired router with 4 ports * Crossed ...
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How to boot Windows XP directly via grub2 if Windows 7 has been installed?

I've been dual booting between Ubuntu and Windows XP. I recently installed Windows 7 in a spare partition, and now the only the entries I get in Grub are Ubuntu and Windows 7. After selecting Windows ...
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ubuntu/windows xp

hello I have a dell dimension 2400 running windows xp with Ubuntu on a partition. The computer would start unbuntu as a default unless I scrolled down to xp and hit enter. the computer now "hangs" at ...
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where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10?

where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10? I would like to run windows XP on it as the application I want to run needs .net 2.0
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How to make a LAN between Ubuntu 13.04 and win XP sp3

I have brand new Acer Aspire e1 labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 installed. This computer is set up to speak with my wLAN. Is it possible to make a LAN between my old winXP sp3 to my new Ubuntu Acer? The ...
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What Version of Ubuntu will work on an older (2002) laptop?

I've just inherited an older laptop, and I'm hoping I can make it a faster, more functional and user friendly machine by wiping windows xp professional and installing an open source os. (Windows is ...
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I want to know if Ubuntu will work better than Windows XP on my Dell inspiron 1300 [duplicate]

I have an upgraded Dell Inspiron 1300 from 7 years ago that my parents gave to my as my birthday present. It currently features 2 gb of RAM memory and 160 bg of hard core memory. It has a Mobile Intel ...
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additional toolbar - one click short cuts

Is there is any way to create a "toolbar" of folder containing short cuts? By short cuts I mean - web, catalogues, radio, programs, docs in that folder At win xp I could create on each screen edge a ...
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Going from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04/13.04

I am a Windows user planning to convert to Ubuntu. I have a few questions: I have several external hard drives with documents (doc, xls, etc.), pictures, music and movies. Can I still use those ...
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13.04 LPR, Windows XP only printer, can talk to Windows LPD, but can't get printing to work

I have a system running Windows XP SP3, with a Xerox DocuPrint P8 (Windows Only printer) attached to it, which works fine as a shared printer wiht Windows XP, but I am unable to get it to print jobs, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 6400 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 with windows XP home and I want to know if i can install ubuntu on it. 728RAM
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How to Re-Add Windows XP to grub menu after Ubuntu 11.10 Re-install

Basically, I messed up my partitions and decided to do a full re-install of both Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10 (I know that 11.10 is outdated, but I was planning to do an update to 12.04 as soon as I ...
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INSTALLING UBUNTU ON DELL INSPIRON WITH XP

Primo noob here. I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I have downloaded Universal USB Installer and I am stuck where it asks me to choose (or browse) s Linux distribution and then an IOS. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on windows XP 32 bit [duplicate]

Every time I start the Ubuntu 12.04 installation on my 32-bit windows XP using the windows installer wubi, the installation gets stagnant at a particular point, and the installation bar doesn't move ...
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Installing Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 already installed

Thank you for paying attention and replying to my requests. I am in need of having to use Windows XP, and I was wondering which methods could you provide me in order to sucessfully install Windows XP ...
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Dual Boot XP and Ubuntu 12.04 with two drives--fine point

I have read many if not all the posts related to dual booting, but I am not absolutely clear how to avoid clobbering my XP boot record in the process using the latest version of Ubuntu. I have a ...
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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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How to stop live trial from HDD boot

I installed try Ubutu on my HDD by accident. How do I get Windows back - I am deperate and must get access to windows asap. This is a real issue and I need help ASAP!!!
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Uninstalling Ubuntu 13.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 along side with Windows XP and then installed Kubuntu 13.04 , both installation took place using USB flash drive. I now want to uninstall Ubuntu and keep Kubuntu along ...
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Installed with Wubi but no session manager is show, what to do?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop to my PC (Dell Optiplex 150 Slim running Windows XP). I used Wubi installer, installing from Windows, because it won't boot from USB or CD for some reason. ...
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Copy/Paste Not working in Virtual Box with XP as guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Sun Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. Still am unable to execute both the operations.