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Access Windows XP files from Ubuntu 12.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04, dual boot with Windows XP, and I would now like to access my Windows XP files from Ubuntu. How do I do so? My Ubuntu desktop menu does not have 'Applications', ...
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Windows not in GRUB startup screen

I recently used Boot Repair to fix GRUB startup, but now when I start my computer, Windows XP, my old OS, doesn't apppear. It shows Ubuntu, Ubuntu (recovery mode), memory test and a second memory ...
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How to connect to a shared folder in windows xp?

Alright, so I am trying to access a shared folder on Windows XP (on another computer). Both are connected to the Internet and on the same network. They run in Windows Virtual machines (that came with ...
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Corrupted HD recovery, non-PAE machine

I was trying to fix a corrupt hard drive I was given information on trying to recover the files on a failed drive by getting ubuntu and looking around. My laptop is awaiting a new drive so I only ...
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DualBoot 32Win & 64Mac from Live USB +Persistance

So I have a 32 bit Live USB with persistance that I use to write code, cause that's just how I roll. I can boot it onto my school computers(32 bit Win) no problem, but obviously not my Mac (2007 iMac, ...
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Ubuntu install freezes using every method on Windows XP

I'll list the information I know, but I'm not a programmer or computer whiz so if you need more please explain how I can obtain it for you. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio laptop, running ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...