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Trouble opening Disk Manager in Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have two disks, a SSD with my Windows 7 installation and a mechanical disk with my Ubuntu 32-bit installation. After deciding to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside my Windows 7 installation I opened ...
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Installed Ubuntu over windows

I need to get those windows files. Please let me know whether there is any procedure to get those windows files
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 along Windows XP and Windows 7

I have Windows XP installed on C: drive and Windows 7 installed on F: drive. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows (keeping both XP and 7) in drive G: without losing any data stored in the ...
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How to install Window theme on Ubuntu without sudo privileges?

I want to install a theme but, I need sudo! Im running Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome 3). The theme in question is called "notxp theme". I don't have sudo privilege on my machine. Is there a way to install the ...
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how to setup Internet connection and access windows partitions in ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10, so could you please say me how to connect to internet (wired and wireless) or else is I need to install any drivers. In parallel I have windows 8 so is it possible to ...
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ubuntu 12.10 grub doesn't appear efi mode

After a number of failed attempts on installing Ubuntu and Linux in the hybrid-gpt of Windows, in which I wanted different partitions by gparted, I ended up creating againg a conventional partitions ...
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Create a bootable image on a Mac OSX to install Ubuntu on a Windows machine

Title says it all - as you can imagine, searching for the answer I have here is utterly impossible to find anything online...I tried this: ...
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Can Ubuntu run on a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT?

My family might be buying a Windows Surface tablet with Windows RT (Nvidia)? I was wondering if I can run Ubuntu or WUBI on it for my homework?
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no aparece grub con gpt windows/ubuntu [closed]

I have an asus k55VM. The problem is that after installing Windows 7, and then Ubuntu 12.10, grub does not appear. Created the partition table with gparted, I did it in msdos format, but later ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 Network: Network password doesn't work

Look: http://youtu.be/W3J_C4wCt7k When I try to access my Windows 7 pc, it ask for a password, I typed in the same password of the "Home Group" in Windows, but it doesn't work... How do I fix this? ...
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How to connect to Windows PC in graphical mode?

My basic desktop PC uses Ubuntu 12.04. However for work I need a few programs (like Hec-Ras) that I didn't succeed to run trough wine or play on linux. I thought of easy solution: to connect Windows ...
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Using Linux as guest on vmware and sharing connection with windows vista

I've been trying for weeks with vmwware player, now d/l vmwware work station 7, I have a laptop with one built in modem and a usb modem I bought, It works great switching it over from host to use in ...
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Windows Repairs Itself After Ubuntu Boot

I have a custom built computer in my home which was running Windows 7 primarily. After I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 12.10, Windows 7 has to perform startup repair after every Ubuntu boot ...
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How to minimize or maximize windows from the Unity panel?

In the Unity panel, when you left-click on an application that has multiple windows or instances open, it displays the Spread Mode, but when you left-click on a solitary application, it does ...
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Installed Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12 and grub isn't there?

I had Ubuntu first, installed Windows later, and for a short period of time I could choose the OS to boot into from the Windows boot, and now it doesn't even give me a choice, just boots right into ...
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I have an ASUS G74sx.. Want to dual boot ubuntu with windows 7. 32 bit or 64 bit ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? I'm not sure as to what architecture of ubuntu go for... either 32 bit or 64 bit. I'm not ...
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How do I get back into Windows?

Windows 7 started giving me a lot of problems lately and I've been wanting to try Ubuntu for awhile, so I got Linux Live USB Creator and the Ubuntu ISO. I didn't have any USBs or blank CDs, so I made ...
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Is it possible to *map* my Windows' desktop as my home desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I integrate my Windows filesystem with Ubuntu? I am using Windows and Ubuntu, is it possible to map Windows' desktop as my home desktop (symlink or something like ...
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It is possible to install dual boot Ubuntu and WIndows 7, using LVM?

I am installing a fresh install of ubuntu 12.10, and says than I can install ubuntu using the entire disk and creating LVM "partitions", but my plan is to install Windows 7 using one of those LVM ...
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How to get windows back? Lubuntu?

I installed lubuntu and I don't like it. I did a clean install to lubuntu rather than making it dual. Now when I want to go back to Windows it won't work. I put the Windows Vista CD in and it won't ...
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Windows 7 loader missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: no windows 7 entry in grub after installing ubuntu i just install Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 7.When booting it goes straight to ubuntu and skip grub.This problem ...
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External Hard disk not workng on windows after I formatted it on Ubuntu

I formatted my Western Digital 500 Gb hard disk on Ubuntu 10.4 and now I want to use it on Windows 7 but it cannot detect it. I formatted it with FAT(applicable to all) option. I tried to Google ...
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Cannot boot into Windows after installing server 9.04

I was installing Ubuntu server 9.04 on my laptop running on Windows 7 x64. I installed it from CD and I'm not very sure about how the partitioning system as shown on the setup. I'm not very sure which ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu boot?

I downloaded the ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso. Then I created a bootable USB stick using the guide from here. I booted the USB stick and after the Ubuntu logo and some circles loaded beneath it, ...
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How to show Windows System Reserved partition using Ubuntu live dvd?

All questions in this site ask how to "hide"! I want to fix my boot (fix mrb wont work, I have GPT Disk) by changing some files at Windows System Reserved. GParted shows the following partitions (but ...
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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 can I quickly copy large files off of a laptop when booted off a LiveCD? [closed]

Yesterday I received a laptop that would not boot and i needed to get the pictures and documents off of it. I booted into Ubuntu with a Live CD (installing is out of the question) and zipped up all of ...
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I can't access secondary hard drive

I have Ubuntu installed on a primary hard drive and Windows 8 on a secondary one. When I try to access the secondary hard drive the following message appears: Error mounting: mount exited with ...
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Is there a legit reason as to why Outlook.com premium UI is “not available” in Linux Chrome? [closed]

Well if you use outlook OWA in Chrome on Ubuntu (or any Linux distro), you will get a stripped down version of it basically. You can get around it by faking your user agent, to appear that you are ...
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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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After installing ubuntu, windows does not recognize hard drive

I installed ubuntu alongside windows on my netbook. The ubuntu install corrupted my windows. So, I formatted the windows partition in ubuntu ntfs by itself. Only now boot windows does not recognize my ...
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Dual-Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 alongside Windows 7. I wanted to check out what it's all about. By the way, i actually like the interface a lot and the free office suite is very very nice. I love how ...
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How can I install Ubuntu using wubi without internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu On Windows Without Internet I have downloaded Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS ISO from a computer with high speed internet connection and I like to install it in my ...
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How to setup complete file access and control on a network

I have a media server running ubuntu 12.04 and I want it setup so that any PC on the network (windows etc) has complete access to all files, folders etc with read, write, edit, copy to, copy from ...
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Error while accessing SVN Repository

we are working on one android project in our company using Eclipse as an IDE. one person is works on windows platform while i am using ubuntu for android development. we need to connect same project ...
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Help installing ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu ISO on my Windows computer and I made a bootable USB. When installing Ubuntu it asked if I wanted to replace windows 8 with Ubuntu and I said yes. This formated my hard drive, but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 Setup doesn't detect Windows 7 partition

I'm not really that of a linux pro, more of a noob. But i can handle console operations. Well, this is my system: ASUS ZenBook Prime UX31A 256 GB ADATA MX11 SSD Intel Core i5-3317U (Ivy-Bridge) I ...
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Windows minecraft on Ubuntu

I've got a Minecraft version for Windows, which runs with an .exe file. I've tried to make it run with java directly and it didn't an Ubuntu message appears "Fatal: Read Error: Could not read or parse ...
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Connecting to a Windows SVN server from Ubuntu

I need to access an SVN repo hosted on a Windows machine from Ubuntu. However, even if I supply the proper credentials, it denies me access, apparently because Windows does not allow Linux connections ...
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Not able to cd into samba location (in a windows share location)

I am not able to cd into the samba like I would normally do: cd smb://server/folder It says: "bash: cd: smb/..." No such file or directory. But if in nautilus I go to the folder and right click ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu on my laptop running Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso) to my 4GB USB Sandisk drive so that I ...
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Do I have to be careful if installing ubuntu on hdd with Win 8?

I have here a new system with win 8 RTM (Release to Manufacturers). Im not really working on windows, but I have to use this pc. There is another free partition so I could install ubuntu 12.04. I did ...
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Do I need to uninstall Ubuntu after fresh Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Ubuntu boot option created by Wubi? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using Wubi. For reasons I won't elaborate here, I had to reinstall ...
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Best partition scheme for ubuntu + windows with EFI and GPT

I am guessing which is the better partition scheme for a system with EFI and GPT. Currently, I have the following scheme: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 465.8G 0 disk ...
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Wired connection stops working suddenly

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I was downloading something via Aria... and then it suddenly stopped. There was no connection to the Internet. I tried to ping the host but there was no reply. Also tried to ping ...
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Ubuntu installation does not detect Windows 7

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with an installed Windows 7. I was following all steps on page, but it just simply does not gives me option to click Install them by side. It just tells that ...
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WUBI Windows installer won't launch on Windows 98

Have an old PIII 1GHz machine that I'd like to try to use as a homework writing / editing / printing machine for the kids and maybe share the printer on the home net, but it doesn't look like I'm ...
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu install freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I've been trying to install (dual boot) Ubuntu on my HP PC, Link to my specs (click here) I've tried to install Ubuntu with both ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Using a CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I have recently burned Ubuntu to a CD using the instructions on the downloads website, I made sure that it had burned properly and not just the ...
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Is there a messenger service implementing something like Windows's “net send”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send messages between 2 Ubuntu PCs (Net Send Style) In the microsoft universe you can do funny things with the net send command. According to this I have two questions ...