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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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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 can I fix my dual-boot machine that now fails to load Windows?

My start-up process: Start computer loads bios loads grub- now i can essentially make two choices load Ubuntu or load windows xp I choose to load Ubuntu and everything is fine I choose to load ...
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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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Can I make grub not show up despite multiple OS being present and continue directly to boot the default one?

Okay here is the situation - I have 1.Ubuntu (default) 2.Windows XP. I use XP only for android rooting and stuff and thus do not need it 90% of times. Now what I want should happen is, Grub ...
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How do I delete Windows after an Ubuntu install?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my Dell Dimension 4600 with Windows XP installed. I now have a neat dual-boot system, but I want to get rid of the XP OS and keep Ubuntu as my only OS. How do I do ...
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How do I make Ubuntu look like Windows 98 or XP?

After Using LPS OS and feeling its very fast and simple.I got interested in transforming ubuntu into this kind of desktop feeling but I cannot find any article or tutorial on the Internet about it. ...
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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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virtual box reconnect error

I have been using ubuntu and virtual box mounted xp on it, I suddenly experienced this error when I tried to open the folders shared on Z: i have reinstalled guest additions but could not find a ...
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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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is it necessary to format windows XP OS to do partitioning for Ubuntu, and how do I do it properly to then install Ubuntu from disk

is it necessary to format windows XP OS to do partitioning for Ubuntu, and how do I do it properly to then install Ubuntu 10.10 from disk, and would it work from 10.10 to get 12.04 updates? Thank you ...
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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 get al the disk space for ubuntu 12.04

Recently I changed for Linux Ubuntu 12.04, I left Windows and I want now to get all my hard disk space, cause when I formatted my PC installing Ubuntu 12.04, I only gave Ubuntu 23.0 GB and now I'm ...
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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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Can't boot Windows Xp after intalling Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) Here's the situation. I installed Ubuntu using the along side option. Everything went ok. When ...
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How to install Ubuntu from USB and not delete Windows XP

My computer currently runs on Win XP, and I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the ISO file, booted a USB, and restarted my netbook. I selected the option to install Ubuntu along Windows ...
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installed ubuntu 12.04 ( alongside xp ) cant boot into ubuntu

so i installed ubuntu 12.04 32bit alongside xp sp2 ... chose the "something else" option and gave ubuntu a whole partition of 48GB .. ext4 type partition .. DID NOT give a swap space the installation ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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unable to locate package

i had windows xp installed on my pc,i downloaded ubuntu 12.04(LTS) and made a bootable pen drive using pendrivelinux software.........i had resized one of my existing partition using a software in ...
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Can Ubuntu recognize an external disk drive created by windows xp?

I have an external Hard Drive Formatted under Windows XP, Can I manage this drive in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Right now the drive is invisible to Ubuntu. How can I use such a drive without reformatting it?
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How do I install Windows XP from Ubuntu Live Pen Drive? [closed]

I've tried to install Windows XP in my mom's netbook, the problem is best described here. In the comments someone says that I can format the HDD with a pendrive of Ubuntu, and then reformat the HDD ...
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Can't boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows XP, and I played with it for a like an hour. When I wanted to go back to Windows, I chose the Windows option in the GRUB screen. It just gives a black ...
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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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Share files in virtualbox between Ubuntu host and WindowsXp guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest? How to share files on Virtualbox with Windows as a guest? How can I share files between my ubuntu ...
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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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Mounting Samba Shares at boot/login and using script

I have a Server running on desktop, since my aunt that lives with me is taking classes for MS office it is currently booting XP, so i have setup sharing of all my drives so i can access my files but ...
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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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Live USB doesnt recognize any bootable file on usb. Booting from usb gives disc error

Windows is screwed up and I cannot register it on my computer (product on HD doesn't match product previously on motherboard). So I decided to just run Ubuntu instead. I put the Ubuntu .iso file I ...
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Grub cannot boot after resizing windows XP (NTFS) partition. What is to be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Repair Grub while dual booting ( win7 / ubuntu 11.10) I had installed Lubuntu on a PC with Windows XP and used dual boot for some time with no problems. Since I ...
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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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How to remove ubuntu and install xp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switching OS from Ubuntu to XP? dvd player works during start up, but stops after few seconds. then ubuntu starts up. so I can't install xp. I changed bios to dvd on 1. ...
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After installing Windows XP I can't boot into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reinstall grub2? How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I know that this issue may have been happened to many people and ...
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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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I have downloaded 12.04 but I cannot install it. How to do it?

I have downloaded 12.04. I am using Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu in XP, but the problem is I am not able to start the Ubuntu installation process. I downloaded Ubuntu from ubuntu.com only. ...
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Uninstalling Windows

Would it be safe to uninstall Windows XP on my computer and just boot to Ubuntu? I am using an older computer with a 40 gig HD, 3GB processor and just under 2 GB ram. I do not have much space left on ...
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Getting Ubuntu on Bootloader after formatting

I've been running Windows XP on a desktop machine (C:/) and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (D:/) and Windows bootloader was able to recognize Ubuntu when I turn on the computer. Months later, I've formatted ...
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How to fix “16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem … illegal instruction” installing U1 on Windows XP?

I was trying to install Ubuntu One client on my Windows computer, and got this: I tried clicking ignore, but then there were even more errors.
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Is it worth installing Ubuntu instead of wubi?

I'm using wubi at the moment and my pc is really slow, is it worth deleting XP and formatting it to Ubuntu? Or (trying) to reset XP to factory settings? PS: I have over 40 GB HARD DRIVE and hate ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongwith windows xp in two different HDDs

I have two HDDs. First HDD has four partitions with Windows XP in the first partition Second has two partitions and 15GB unallocated space. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in the second HDD ...
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How to safely remove Ubuntu 12.04 from a dual-boot installation with Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have an Acer Netbook with Windows XP on it. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 (actually upgraded from 10.?? to 11.04 to 11.10 ...
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Ubuntu One doesn't log in on Windows

I love using Ubuntu. However I have a Windows XP desktop at work. I work alot between home and the office. It would be great not to have to use Dropbox instead of U1 to sync my work. U1 installs ...
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Installing 12.04 to dual boot: partitions not labeled [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu with Windows, which is left and right when allocating space? I am installing 12.04 from a CD on a computer with an existing Windows XP installation, ...
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Windows Boot Manager didn't come up as indicated in the instructions

I'm not technical. I installed Ubuntu using the Wubi installer. When I pressed 'finish' to restart, the Windows Boot Manager did NOT come up. My computer just rebooted in Windows. How do I get to ...
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WindowsXP Guest OS runs only when its Virtual HDD is in the home folder of Ubuntu

I am into a weird problem. I have installed VirtualBox in my Precise Pangolin in my laptop. My System contains two partitions. Lets presume that they are partition A and Partition B. Partition A ...
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Unable to boot from CD

I have just downloaded the Ubuntu file from the website and burned onto a cd. restarted my computer and got the computer to load from the CD drive but it sits on black screen for about 2 mins then ...
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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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How to open shared folder in Windows XP from nautilus

I have fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04, and want to connect with Windows Network. Actually I want to open some shared Folder in another PC (Windows XP). I'm just need to open this Window's folder use ...