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Grub 2, Windows Vista, Ubuntu 14.04

This is how it was for years: I had Windows Vista working fine on one hard drive. I had an older Ubuntu working on another hard drive. I was able to select which hard drive to boot. I installed ...
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Physical disk for virtual machine

Is it possible to have a Virtual Machine AND a Dual Boot Windows OS alongside Ubuntu? Currently, I'm in Ubuntu. I prefer it over Windows, but unfortunately, I need to use Windows from time to time. ...
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Unable to get execute bit on Samba share working with Windows 7 client

I keep most of my files on an Ubuntu 14.04 box in Samba shares and access them from Windows 7 client machines. I had this all working with Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow broke this when moving to 14.04. ...
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ubuntu gnome black screen

Whenever i boot Ubuntu gone off my laptop it comes up with a black screen and i cannot do anything. This has been happening for a while, the OS was working fine then i closed the lid of my laptop and ...
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Can i install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 on it. Is it possible to install any version of Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?
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Virtualbox windows guest taskbar always visible

at work I use a Ubuntu Linux 14.04, and most of of the software a I use have a compatible/alternative on Linux, but some corporative softwares run only on windows. Because of it I have intalled ...
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Can I access to Ubuntu from Windows remotely?

I have Ubuntu installed on my work computer. I am wondering whether I could access to it from another computer with Windows installed. If so, could you give a step by step guide, please? Thank you!
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Using Ubuntu Live CD to create disk image?

My Windows laptop (ThinkPad W520) has issues. Windows cannot repair itself. I have used a USB adapter to verify that the HDD is fine and also managed to boot it up using an Ubuntu Live disk. I want to ...
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Can not see Windows share list

I have a little network in my house and I have shared a folder on Windows. On other Windows computers I can see the list of Windows share list but none of the linux devices can do so. when i click on ...
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Acer one 10 S1002-145A

I'd like to know if it's possible to install Ubuntu on a new Acer one windows 2 in 1 tablet model S1002-145A. I've searched but the closest thing I found is about the Acer iconia. Thanks.
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How can I import all my Windows files into Ubuntu?

My Windows 10 has crashed, and now I would like to go with Ubuntu 14.04. I have my working files in other drives. How can I import my files from Windows to Ubuntu without loosing them?
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Cannot access Samba share from windows 7 using hostname

I've been trying for days to get this working, and everywhere I look online it seems no one has a definitive answer, so here is the run down: I have an external drive attached to my ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How do I create a Windows 8.1 bootable usb stick in Ubuntu 15.10?

I've already partitioned my hard drive and have my iso. I can't download Winusb, UNetbootin doesn't work, and neither does startup disk creator. I've tried Rufus and Microsoft's official usb tools ...
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Boot loading problem after Wubi installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 7

I was new in Ubuntu OS and I was just trying to use wubi windows installer to get a Ubuntu first for hands-on. I followed exactly the same as the instructions and after reboot win7, there is no ...
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Windows 10 will not boot after I deleted partitions

I had win 10 installed on my SSD 240 Samsung hard drive and thought I was installing Ubuntu to my new M.2 hard drive that I just fitted to my Intel NUC to run along side each other. At one point I ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 10 - Cant Load - Laptop

I have a laptop ASUS X555L (i5, 6RAM). Used only windows before. I need ubuntu for developing rails, django, so have not dealed with os installations. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04(ISO) through torrent ...
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I installed 14.04.3 LTS with dual boot windows 10 and cannot boot windows

I get an error: cannot load image I need to access windows. Anything else that is needed to help, please let me know! Thanks!
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Install Windows XP .iso on USB (Linux, Lubuntu) [duplicate]

I have windows xp iso file, and I want to upload it on a usb (pendrive). Then I want to install the Windows on my computer. How can I burn the windows .iso file on my pendrive?
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Can I clean install Ubuntu over top of existing Ubuntu install partition on a Windows dual-boot drive without reformatting whole drive?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual-booted on my hard drive. My Ubuntu installation became kind of messed up and I don't know how to fix it. So it would just be easier for me to just do a fresh install ...
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Failed to mount Windows share: Invalid argument

A very similar question has been asked before by robazefa, but no one answered it. For the last month or so, my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box has been been unable to open a couple of folders shared from ...
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Using already installed Windows from Ubuntu

I have both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 installed on my system. I want to access Windows7 while I am logged in Ubuntu. One possible way what people are suggesting is to access Windows using VirtualBox ...
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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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How to dual boot properly?

I have installed ubuntu 15.01 aside windows 10 on my laptop. When I attempt to boot with legacy first and select windows as the option, an error message shows that the boot failed. But when i usr UEFI ...
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How can I run Evernote on Ubuntu?

I have Evernote running on Windows. I access the same on my android phone with ease. I want to use the same Windows-run Evernote to use on my Ubuntu, so that the notes fed on Windows Evernote can be ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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Problem computer not detecting graphics card

After I configured dual boot and booted up windows (with ubuntu 15.10) again none of my files are damaged or harmed and I thought I successfully configured a dual boot but now I have one problem. When ...
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How to make ubuntu look like windows 95

I want a replica rather than a theme if possible Windows 2000 or me themes are fine to also do you know any apps similar to windows apps?
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How to install Windows on Linux

I know that there is a way in which, one can install Linux or Ubuntu on Windows easily but, what about installing Windows on Linux or Ubuntu i.e If I have a machine with only Ubuntu, how can I install ...
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my computer doesn't work with wine windows emulator which emulator should I use

I downloaded wine windows emulator so I could download pivot stick emulator but then error messages appeared after downloading wine. so I had to remove wine so I'm searching for a windows emulator do ...
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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Dual Booting Win10 and Ubuntu 15.10 - Windows Update Problems?

I'll be getting a replacement notebook for my eldest away-at-college daughter to replace her aging Ubuntu 12.04 upgraded to 14.04 machine. Her first and every computer has been Ubuntu-based, so no ...
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Can I mount a Windows ISO? [closed]

I'd like to know if what I ask can actually be done. I have a pre-installed program as a Windows ISO. Will I be able to use it with Ubuntu 14? I imagine it's tricky if it is possible, I'm up for a ...
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how to add windows 8 entry to grub after boot-repair

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot (with windows 8.1) but my pc directly boots into ubuntu. For that I did a boot-repair->recommended repair. But all I got was grub menu with an option to boot to ...
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How to disable KDE Windows preview?

I just turned to Kubuntu straight from Windows so even basic stuff here is a little difficult for me. When I point my mouse at any task in a panel, an annoying window comes up and I want to turn it ...
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Linux compatibility with mouses and a few other related questions [closed]

I'm planning on getting the mionix Castor mouse. I was just wondering if I were to get the software, change some stuff and disable every profile but the first one, change over to my linux machine, ...
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How to Reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot using Grml Rescue?

I have screwed up my Ubuntu 14.04 installation and need to reinstall. I have my data backed up online, so it's no problem to completely wipe out. However, I also have a Windows partition, recently ...
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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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Windows explorer-like file manager for Linux with “List” view style [duplicate]

Is there any file manager for Linux with a view style similar to that of "List" in Windows Explorer? i.e: in the screenshot I have set it to "List" and sorted by type. In my couple decades of checking ...
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Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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Stuck on grub menu after failed hard disk format

firstly I would like to apologise for my lack of knowledge but was hoping someone could help me in this situation. My laptop I no longer need so gave to my dad. It had dual partition Windows ...
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How can I install Ubuntu inside Windows?

I have sony vaio laptop running on windows 10. Can I install ubuntu 15.10 inside windows?
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Install Windows 7 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Looking to install Windows 7 Fully on my Ubuntu laptop how can I go about doing this? I have the ISO, my DVD drive is broken so cannot use that. I do not want to install Windows 7 as a virtual machine ...
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smbclient getting NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE connecting to Windows box

I'm running smbclient on Ubuntu, trying to connect to a Windows box, and I'm getting "session setup failed: NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE". I've verifed that I can ping the box and telnet to ports 139/445, ...
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Windows 8 doesn't start after installing ubuntu 13.10

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer AspireOne D255E alongside an old installation of Windows 8. After the Ubuntu install, I started Windows and Ubuntu without problems but suddenly I tried to ...
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Can I install Ubuntu dual boot on Windows Vista? [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu dual boot on Windows Vista? If so, can you point me to documentation? Thanks.
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Create a Bootable Windows Flash Drive in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible for me to take a windows iso, and create a bootable USB stick while in ubuntu? There are loads of ways to do that on windows, but not from any linux-based os. Any information helps! ...
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Windows Boot Manager fails to load with dual boot PC

I have a Lenovo 11e that came with Windows 10. I partitioned the hard drive and loaded Ubuntu. Initially Windows would not boot but I turned off secure boot and everything was fine until recently. Now ...
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Booting Windows 10 after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm currently using the latest version on Ubuntu. It's great but I would like to use windows 10 as there are many more games and aplications running on that operating system. Is there any way i can ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu from dual boot / Change bootloader

I have a Win/Ubuntu 11.10 dual-boot setup, where I am running the OSes on separate partitions of my laptop HDD. I assume the best method of uninstalling is 'simply' a matter of deleting the Ubuntu ...
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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...