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removing encryption on hard drive (decryption). Trying to install windows. error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'

Here is my problem. I was using for a long time then I was tired of windows so I decided to jump into the world of ubuntu. I knew nothing of ubuntu, but it worked out, I completely installed (with ...
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Installing Nikon ViewNX-i via wine?

When I run the installer program via Wine I get an error massage that "This program does not run on your version of Windows". I tried all the different Windows versions in the Wine configuration ...
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Booting from Linux USB but not from Windows

I have Linux Mint 16(Petra) and 17(Rafaela) installed on my ThinkPad T-430. I need to install windows (any windows) in a new partition, I already made the partition, but I just can't make windows boot ...
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Boot Ubuntu from VHD with Windows 10

Is it possible to native boot Ubuntu from a VHD file using Windows 10? If so, how?
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Windows User Folder Is Showing Empty! I want to backup my data(My Documents) as my Hard Disk is likely to fail soon! Please HELP!

History: I was using Windows 7 and my laptop crashed and was not able to boot, I first tried ubuntu by live usb there I found out that my Hard disk was likely to fail soon, so to save the data I ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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Grub crashes when installing windows 10

I tried installing Windows 10 alongside my existing installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine till I rebooted my system for the second time. Firstly, the GRUB menu shows Windows 7 ...
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Cannot reinstall Ubuntu

I've read other fairly similar posts but those situations are different and the solutions don't work at all. I started with Windows 10 as my only OS. I then tried to install Ubuntu 64 bit as a dual ...
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content present inside the window moving up and down when my mouse hover it

I recently installed ubuntu 15.14, my contents present in the windows were moving up and down when i place my mouse over it. UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER, MOZILLA FIREFOX, like many windows seriously made ...
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How to install ubuntu on C partition without effecting D?

Sorry to look stupid but it's my first time to install ubuntu or any linux disrto actually. I got my HD with C & D partitions. the D has so much important files while the C is for windows. I ...
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Windows pro 7 won't boot in dual boot setup

Have dual boot installed for 14.04.3 with Win7 Pro. Installed Win first, then Ubuntu. Before installing Ubuntu Win started and shut down correctly. Ubuntu starts and shuts down correctly but Win7 goes ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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Can't mount shared folders in Ubuntu Guest

With VirtualBox 5.0.2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I have tried many solutions I found online and have not been able to mount my shared files folder. I have installed GuestAdditions, and I can login ...
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Any way to run Ubuntu partition from inside Windows using VirtualBox?

I have a computer that dual boots Ubuntu and Windows but I've found myself needing to switch between the two more frequently recently. Having to reboot the computer to switch is a bit of a hassle ...
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WebDav server installed on ubuntu. Windows Map Network Drive Error Mutual authentication failed. The server's password is out of date on the domain co

My question is as following: I installed an apache2 service on my server and i activated WebDAV features on a folder so I can map a network drive from any OS. I can successful login and see the ...
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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Windows 10 update breaks grub

I have the exact problem as this thread: Windows 10 upgrade lead into grub rescue I wanted to comment on it but I am not allowed. I followed the top answer, and it worked, except for the last step, ...
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Problem in Installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS in Windows 7

I am trying to install the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS (downloaded from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) inside Windows 7. I have created the necessary partition using the "create and ...
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Does Ubuntu have a Windows SpeedBoost feature?

My computer only has 1GB of ram and I want to run a Minecraft Server which requires more ram. Can I use something like Windows SpeedBoost?
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15.10 - Linux computer cannot see windows computers on the network

My Linux computer cannot see the Windows computers on the network. It can see my NAS, and it can see Windows Network. When I open that, it sees WORKGROUP, but I cannot open it. I get this: Error ...
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How to mount an entire shared server? (and not each shared folder separately)

I have a router serving its USB attached drive through SMB. From a Windows machine, I can mount the root folder of the shared folder. On Ubuntu, following various guides, I am able to mount the ...
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Connecting to external Windows shares

I am having a problem connecting to Windows shares when I am not connected to my network. For example on my internal network I can connect to ajfhq and Ubuntu will connect and i can view my files. ...
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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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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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Running SRSRoot in 15.04 (.exe file)

So I installed SRSRoot on 15.04 with wine, and when I try to open with wine, it just loads for about 5-10 seconds and doesn't open. This has happened with a couple of other .exe files. What's causing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Camera dual boot

I have a dual boot installed on my (Asus) laptop with ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10. Everything seems to work fine except for my webcam. If I go to windows, shut down and start ubuntu, my webcam doesn't ...
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How to install Winamp plugin in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chord!.exe plugin for winamp in Ubuntu by using Wine but it cant be installed and I don't know how to do it right. Can you give me solution about how to install this plugin on Winamp ...
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Deleted dual boot partition and HD now locked with windows

I know this has been asked many times before but my situation is a little more complex. I deleted the Ubuntu partition in disk management hoping that it would resolve my boot issues of selecting the ...
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Windows 10 UEFI bootable USB prepared by Ubuntu Based System

First of all sorry, if this question is duplicate of someone else's question buried deep in stackexchange, however i wasn't able to find any info. The question is pretty straight forward: Is there ...
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GRUB error, can't install Win 10

I have a huge problem on my Ubuntu (15.10) version. My computer now has only Ubuntu and I tried to install Windows 10 via USB (as a live CD) unsuccessfully. Firstly I saw in the BIOS menu the ...
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How can I access Ubuntu-hosted website on Windows intranet by hostname over HTTPS?

I have made an Ubuntu server accessible on a Windows network. I can access the server via a browser at http://192.168.X.X and I can access a shared folder via Windows Explorer at ...
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Correctly formatting 3tb drive for Windows

Formatted a 3tb internal hard drive in Linux as NTFS. Filled it up and moved it to Windows 7 computer, which sees it as several partitions without a drive letter and won't let me assign one. How ...
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Can't see files on a Windows share

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine on which I have a folder that is shared. The folder has been given Everyone/Full Control NTFS permissions. The only file in that folder has been given ...
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Sharing local printer with Windows, printer offline when windows restarts

I have a local printer connected via usb to my ubuntu desktop. I've have shared and successfully installed it on windows 7 desktops on my network. Printer works fine, but everytime the windows pc is ...
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HELP! Grub Ubuntu 14.04 starts windows in safe mode menu only

im new user in Ubuntu, and english isnt my first language sorry if I dont explain myself in the best way. I need help with my Grub, first doesnt shown my Windows 10 Partition, so I try to fix it with ...
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Massive Wine lag with rll modern hardware

I am running a very powerful machine GTX 980ti from MSI I7 4970k 8gb of 2400mhz RAM Z97 motherboard and some 500gb harddrive i am running the lastest version of wine but yet, games lag a huge lot, i ...
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Error Updating Ubuntu 14.04 on new Install

I downloaded a new copy of Ubuntu 14.04.3 and burned the iso to a USB flash drive. I booted my computer, which was previously dual booted with Windows 10, and installed a new copy of Ubuntu over my ...
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ubunto dual boot on already installed windows 10(original)

i had windows 10 installed on my laptop originally when i bought it and after that i tried dual booting ubuntu with windows 10 and the try was successfull and the ubuntu operating system was dual ...
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Cant access a folder on windows

I have a folder named Matrix That contains some PDF files and some videos. I can access this folder easily via my ubuntu 15 But when I try to access it in windows I get The file or directory is ...
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How do I share my Window's internet with my Ubuntu laptop through Ethernet?

So, I'm really bothered by the fact I can't use my Ubuntu laptop to access the Internet at my house. On my Windows computer, i use my Android's connection through PDAnet, but Ubuntu doesn't appear to ...
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Gray Screen with VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

I setup vncserver on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, I used the following site: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-14-04 Now when I VNC into the ...
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Windows 10 Kubuntu dual boot, not recognized

Hi I'm new to dual booting and Ubuntu in general, I have a windows 10 PC that I tried to dual boot with Ubuntu Gnome and couldn't get it to install correctly because my stock hard drive had 7 ...
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Why wont BURG recognize my Windows OS?

I've installed the BURG customizer, but it only recognizes the Ubuntu Operating systems on the current partition. I've tried everything I can think of but haven't been able to get Burg to recognize my ...
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Virtualbox seamless mode not acting seamless

I am running windows 10 in Virtualbox seamless mode it was working but today when I turned it on it started acting like it was maximized scaled mode with no window border. It still says it is in ...