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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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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.
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Missing bootmgr after removing the Windows parttion

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that I no longer use much. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a partition. I loved it and decided to remove the Windows partition altogether. However, after doing so, I now ...
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Can't boot from USB, Windows XP to Ubuntu

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my HP desktop running Windows XP, and I can't seem to boot from a USB flash drive. I press Esc at the boot menu and select the proper USB, but all I get is a ...
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Install Ubuntu on a laptop running XP

When I being to install Ubuntu, the only choices for the 'Desktop environment' are Ubuntu and all the other ...buntu(s). I don't see a choice for the laptop version. Is this normal? I am trying to ...
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Install Unbuntu 13.04 alongside Windows XP Pro - No option

I'm a newb to Linux and I'm trying to install Ubuntu along side Windows XP Pro from a DVD. I've read the installation guide but I don't have an option for installing alongside Windows. I have: ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Windows XP and still be able to use Windows? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Thinkpad, but it already runs on Windows XP, and I still want to be able to use that, along with Ubuntu. A little help?
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Garmin ANT+ Agent in a Windows XP Virtual Box - Firmware Update Issues

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 on a Samsung Q35 and try to use the Garmin ANT+ Agent on Windows XP in a VirtualBox. Downloading workouts from my Garmin 910XT is working, although the downloads seem to be ...
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How to make an NTFS partition on HDD (12.10)

I currently own a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install windows XP on it. I have the installation file on my pendrive as my netbook doesnt have disk drive. but when I opened the ...
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How to open shared folder within xp?

Can you describe me how to view files on xp machine after i made shared folder based on this article browser method preferable
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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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Refresh install on dual boot system - Grub2 question

How does grub2 work on existing dual boots? On a 2 disk system, with a dual boot with windows, I want to do a new install of 13.04 to refresh the current one. In the install, if I put a grub2 boot ...
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After Ubuntu laptop can't see hard disk, won't format to windows

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my Sony vaio VGN-NS305D computer, but I decided to go back to windows, and tried to format it with, xp, windows 7, windows 8 disks. But none of them were able to see my ...
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How to Revamp my hard-drive and then do a dual-boot windows xp and ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu currently installed

I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a second hand PC I bought sometime back and I have to say its better than windows any day. However now I need both windows and Ubuntu on my PC. I've already backed up data ...
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Windows xp wont load after installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu alongside with xp. But the standard dual boot wasn't allowing me due to several partitions. So I installed it manually using the do something else option. Now everything said and ...
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Windows XP won't load after installing ubuntu 12.04

I am a newbie and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Instead of using the automatic dual boot option, I installed it manually on the partition made for it, but now only Ubuntu loads up with no option to ...
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How to get a 13.04 repair install on a dual boot system - Grub problem

I tried to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 and now have a dead system. The best way forward seems to be a repair install from the 13.04 live CD. Here is my setup: A homebuilt desktop PC: AMD X3 425 CPU, 4 GB ...
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unable to dualboot win XP with Ubuntu 13.04 on Asus Zenbook UX32a

I recently bought an Asus Zenbook UX32A. Now I'm trying to dualboot it with XP and Ubuntu 13.04. Both OS's seem to have installed correctly but I just can't boot into grub to let me choose wich OS I ...
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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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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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How do I fix this DirectX error on Windows VMware guest?

I have VMware player 5.0.2 build-1031769 on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (3.2.0-49-generic) and Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 310M driver installed. When I run an application, which plays a sequence of images, ...
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GRUB not working MBR broken

I have a laptop with Windows XP Professional SP3 on it, later on i dual-booted the machine with ubuntu 13.04. I used a program call AOMEI partition assistant for the partitioning. Windows 8.1 preview ...
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AMD Turion 64 x2 supported [duplicate]

hey i have a AMD Turion 64 x2 801 MHz processor laptop. Im pretty sure it ran Windows xp 32bit. I was wondering if I should use ubuntu 32bit or 64bit? It also has 960 MB of RAM.
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Recovering Windows Partition [duplicate]

How can I recover my Windows partition after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on the last partition of my HDD. I desperately need to recover all the information on my Windows XP Home partition for schoolwork ...
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Help on CHANGEING to Ubuntu from Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm on Windows XP , and I want to change it ubuntu how would I do this I have a Ubuntu 12.04.2 Disk made its bootable and everything I just dont know how thank you .
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Problem installing Ubuntu One in Windows XP

I've just had to reinstall my Ubuntu One client for Windows XP Service Pack 3 and whenever I do it uninstalls my previous attempt then comed up with the following error message c:\Program ...
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USB device is not working after grub installation

Pendrive is not working after grub installation. It is working in Windows XP in the same PC.
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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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picasa with xp and Shotwell on Ubuntu dual boot with shared pictures

I have picasa on win xp and I am considering using Shotwell on Ubuntu and dual booting between systems. Can both programs access same picture files or will they have conflict with each other?
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Newbie - Trouble with Install Freezing [duplicate]

I recently booted up an old PC Tower of mine (like from 2003) because I wanted a PC to use for writing. It has XP on it, but it is stuffed to the gills with old programs and files, so much so that I ...
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Windows XP doesn't start up dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed windows XP first and then Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2 or 3 times upgraded Ubuntu with newer versions. Both were working fine. No problem A few weeks ago I upgraded Ubuntu again and I ...
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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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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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I need to know how to boot ubuntu on an existing Windows XP partition

I have an old PC running on Windows XP. When I got it, I partitioned the hard drive. I need to know how to install Ubuntu on That particular partition, since I have almost no space on my other ...
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Grub> Command Prompt

to I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi.exe directly from fromubuntu.com. When I restarted the machine, I got the Grub> command prompt instead of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) screen. I am not ...
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Access USB In virtualbox ruinning Windows XP [duplicate]

I have Windows XP as a guest in virtualbox and Ubuntu 12.04 as a host. I want to access the usb from windows xp, so I followed the instructions in this topic : How to access USB in VirtualBox running ...
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How do I remove XP without disturbing Lubuntu?

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Lubuntu. I have downloaded Lubuntu through WUBI. In order to speed the computer up, I have decided to remove XP. The thing is, I don't want to disturb Lubuntu ...
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xampp not running in limited user account [closed]

I have installed xampp in widows xp from admin account. it is running properly for the users who have administrator previlage, but it is not running in limited user account. kindly provide me a ...
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13.04 side by side install broke Windows XP

I have an old laptop (HP Compaq nc6220) running Windows XP. I burnt a install disc and went through the setup to do side by side installation with choice of OS on startup. Ubuntu boots up fine, but ...
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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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how to install windows xp from the second hard drive on Ubuntu 13.04

i have ubuntu 13.04 on the first HDD but can not recognize the second HDD with Windows XP after reboot of PC in order to nest OS es together, what should i do further?
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Can I download Ubuntu onto a flash drive using Windows xp? It doesn't recognize the ISO file

For some reason the universal USB installer from pendrivelinux.com does not recognize the ISO file I downloaded. I am wondering if maybe it is because I am using Windows xp. It seems like all the ...
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Installation issues with Ubuntu 13.4 on Lenovo R60 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo R60 with 4 GB of RAM and 15 GB HDD using bootable CD. Initially after the reboot, I see a small icon in the bottom of the screen and hear sound from ...
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XP clients fail to print via CUPS after reboot of server

I have a HP LaserJet 4250 network printer, set up via cups on an Ubuntu 11.04 server (running as a samba PDC). Any time the server gets rebooted the Windows clients (running XP) can no longer print. ...
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Installing Ubuntu help

I have a PC with 2 HDDs, and want to install Ubuntu 13.04 . Unfortunately, my active partition is not on my Windows XP partition. I assume my drive list when boot from LiveUSB similar like this: ...
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wanted to install the windows xp

I have installed the unbutu latest version on my laptop. then i am trying to install the windows xp as dual boot . could any body please suggest me how to do it . i have tried the following procedure ...
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cannot get the option to start up windows xp

i installed ubuntu 13.04 on a pc with windows xp already installed. I can see my windows files in the file manager but do not get an option to boot into windows xp. i need to use visual studio ...
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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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Trouble with Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox

I'm having some problems getting Ubuntu to install. I'm running Windows XP Home (32bit) on an older Dell Dimension 2350 with 1GB ram, trying to install either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32Bit) or 13.04 (32Bit) ...
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Installing Ubuntu on another Hard Drive Disk (F:)

I want to install Ubuntu side by side on my Windows XP.But instead of placing it on HDD C: drive, i want to place it on a slave HDD (which would be drive F:).I already tested on a virtual machine in ...