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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 run Autocad 13 (not 2013, but #13) on Ubuntu?

Do I try to get Ubuntu to run it or is there a compatible CAD program for Ubuntu that sees Autocad files? When I try to install, it is asking for a 32bit system. I last had it running in XP
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GRUB error while trying to run fully installed Ubuntu 12.04 from SSD

Due to my laptop having a RAM problem, I removed its SSD(which contains an Ubuntu 12.04 installation, with my personal data) and attempted to boot it from my old P4 machine lying around. This P4 ...
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How do I connect a Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 together over the network

How do I connect a Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 together over the network. I used the networking wizard in Windows to create a networking setup. I am not sure I did it right, so maybe someone can ...
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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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Is the Disk Image Installation Efficient Enough?

I was just wondering, is it efficient to have the entire Ubuntu file system on a Windows file. Currently I am using the option to directly boot from Ubuntu, as opposed to running it as an application ...
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Wubi on Win XP - it starts, unpacks, but then ends

I try to start Wubi on and older Win XP PC. It starts (seen in task manager), unpacks the (some?) files and then ends... Any idea how to start installation? Kind regards - Chris EDIT: Original post ...
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Blank Desktop After Installing 12.10

All appeared to go correctly after installing 12.10 using the windows installer on my Windows XP computer. Chose to boot with Ubuntu and logged in without any error messages. The desktop remains ...
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What's wrong with my grub configuration?

I have one hard drive with 2 partitions. I had Windows XP and Windows Seven installed. I've deleted Seven partition and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. But when I turn on the computer and the grub menu ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on VMWare Player under Windows XP issue

fellows. My host machine is Windows XP. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on VMWare Player. For this I'm using ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso. There was not installation process as I used to see: ...
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Ubuntu GRUBproblems SATA & IDE

I am not really very up on how all these things work but I need some help. I just bought a new PC with a NVIDIA 2GB grafix card so I can play my strategy games. Priviously I ran Ubuntu and XP side by ...
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Synergy with Wired Computer

I have a MACBook (OS 10.6) and a PC (Windows XP)sharing Keyboard and Mouse through SYNERGY. Up until now they have done it thorugh the wireless network - flawlessly, but I 'm getting ready to have ...
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Cannot dual Windows XP and Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and at the moment I am trying to get Ubuntu 12.10 to one of my machines. The machine is a Pentium 4 @ 3.06, 2Gb RAM, 200GB Hard Drive and a NVidia GeForce 8800 GT. A few days ago, ...
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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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pae kernel required for my cpu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) Virtualbox install 12.04 guest: “pae not ...
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Streaming video does not play smoothly. CPU struggling with simple tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have a desktop made in 2004. It has a 3.0 GHz processor with 2 GB DDR2 533 Mhz dual channel and a Radeon 4670 PCI-E card w/ 1 GB DDR3 RAM. ...
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Reboot from windows causes infinte reboot cycle - from Ubuntu it's fine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GRUB boot into Windows 7 breaks GRUB and makes system unbootable I installed Ubuntu on a laptop with custom Windows XP installed. It reboots fine and launches Ubuntu and ...
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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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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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Access locked files from Windows XP

Because of a problem in an XP computer I had to use Ubuntu Live CD to access and save data to an external USB drive. Now, some of the folders in the USB can be accessed without any problem but some of ...
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Install XP over Ubuntu. (Flash Drive) [closed]

My girlfriend needs to install Windows XP over Ubuntu on her PC, because she need to run some software that Wine and a visual machine can't handle as well as the 'real' thing. Problem is, it seems ...
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USB won't boot correctly (NOT LIVE BOOT) [closed]

I have a MacBook 6,1 with both, OS X and Windows XP partitions. I try to boot from my USB drive which has Ubuntu installed and working (tried on friends computer) and it booted fine. I try to boot ...
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Printing in Ubuntu 11.10 using Samba from a Windows XP as the printer server [closed]

(Translation) Hello, I'm a new Ubuntu user and I need help. I can't print with Samba. From what I know, I added the printer driver for the Canon i860. I already tried several drivers. In windows I use ...
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How to access files on Ubuntu partion from Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? I've installed Ubuntu using the Wubi. Now I've Windows XP SP3 and Ubuntu running on the same machine. I want to access ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Windows partition caused administator user to be destroyed? Why? [closed]

I inserted an 11.10 DVD while in windows and was asked if wanted to install on windows like another program, said yes - but in the process my administrator user in windows was destroyed and the ...
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Boot menu has a problem I can not boot Ubuntu or anything because the menu does not show [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu not showing up on boot menu after Wubi installation Alright so I downloaded and installed Ubuntu to a Windows XP machine via wubi. When I rebooted the boot menu ...
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Stuck at “Detecting File Systems” while trying to install on an Acer Aspire One D255E [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit from a usb onto my Acer Aspire One D255E. Windows XP 32 bit is installed. When i boot from my usb and then select the parition sizes (splitting Ubuntu to 200GB ...
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Install Windows XP in Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu? I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my hard disk. Now I want to create a NTFS partition for Windows XP and install Windows XP to get dual ...
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Unmountable disk error (blue screen) on booting to Win XP [closed]

After installation of Ubuntu 11.4 along with existing win XP as dual boot,I can't boot windows xp. On choosing Windows xp from the boot menu, the windows xp initial screen appears and then it turns in ...
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VirtualBox: Why are some USB devices disabled?

Overview: My Host OS is Ubuntu 10.10 and guest OS is WinXP on the VirtualBox version downloaded from Oracle including "VirtualBox 4.0 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack" so that USB passthrough ...
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error: no such partition grub rescue

I had a Windows XP on my 64GB IDE SSD. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi, bit it did not worked: I could choose Ubuntu from the boot menu, but it did worked. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to install Side by Side Boot on Windows XP

I have looked at other questions but none seem to help my problem. I am trying to install the latest version of Ubuntu off a USB Stick Side by Side with Windows XP. I have it booted up but when I get ...
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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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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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want to install ubuntu and keep ms word

I have win xp sp3 and two HD partitions: C - 30GB - installed windows and applications - 11GB free D - 46GB - my documents - 34GB free I want to install ubuntu, but I'm rather confused what is the ...
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Need to wipe hard drive Ubuntu 12.10 to put Windows

My dad had a blank hard drive on which I installed Ubuntu because it was easier than getting windows. Some WiFi drivers will not install. My dad only uses it for email, Craiglist, and chat on ...
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How to boot Windows XP (no GRUB menu is shown)?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 alongwith with Windows XP. But the system directly boots Ubuntu without giving grub selection menu. I opened a terminal up (ctrl-alt-t) and typed in the following: sudo ...
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How can I install Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04 alongside each other?

I've got Windows 7 with Wubi 11.10 installed. I would like to replace that with a proper 12.04 installation alongside a new Windows XP installation, but I'm not sure what the best path would be. I ...
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install xp along ubuntu 11.10

how to install xp along side of Ubuntu 11.10? I'm not sure of how to take backup of GRUB. I want to restore the menu after installing xp to restore my ubuntu. any ideas are appreciated.
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I need to format XP

I wish to format the hard drive and install Ubuntu on a machine with XP installed. I am getting a prompt telling me that a volume is in use and then the forced unmount is failing. How can I get rid of ...
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How do I access a specific file on a Windows share?

In Ubuntu, I would like to know How do I access a specific file on a Windows share? In Windows XP I could the use Run Command >>\\someserver but Im not sure what the equivilent options are in ...
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How can I uninstall and reinstall ubuntu from a dual boot system?

I have attempted to remove Ubuntu from a dual boot system (Windows XP, SP3) by deleting partitions, using both the Ubuntu install CD and GParted. Neither worked for me; instead, all I did was manage ...
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I uninstalled virtualbox, do I get the allocated storage I gave it back?

I installed virtualbox as I needed a quick way to use iTunes so I didn't have to keep shutting down my laptop to use it and then restart it again to go back to linux. I think the installation failed ...
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Why does my computer only boot into Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu from a usb, but when I rebooted my computer after the installer finished, my computer booted into Windows XP. I didn't see any menu for selecting the operating system during boot. ...
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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 ...
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How to get root terminal? Also I have a problem a wrong character appears instead of @

Dual boot Windows/Ubuntu. In Ubuntu, I cannot write the character '@'. When I try to do so, another character appears, so cannot email! Tried another keyboard, same problem - both are fine in ...
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Share folders between windows and ubuntu in Virtualbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared folders in XP virtualbox guest I use virtualbox. My host OS is Ubuntu and the guest one is Windows XP. I want to share a folder between these two OS. But I don't ...
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Installing Ubuntu on 32bit XP system for the first time

Should Windows updates be completed before installing Ubuntu? Should the anti-virus and/or the firewall be stopped while installing? What is the exact procedure?
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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 ...