Tagged Questions

Windows XP is the 5th version of Windows NT.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
326 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
10k views

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
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
55 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
427 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
428 views

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
3
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
350 views

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. ...
0
votes
3answers
7k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
143 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
82 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?
2
votes
1answer
382 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
860 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
673 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
992 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
542 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

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
0
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
215 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
560 views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
383 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
428 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
47 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
236 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
950 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
49 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
508 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
104 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
385 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
208 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

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 ...