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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 ...
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Merge unallocated partitions

So my disk ended up being partitioned like this (in order): System reserved (100MB) Windows 7 (NTFS, 500GB) Ubuntu (ext4, 100GB) Swap (4GB) Unallocated Space (400GB) Unfortunately, the ...
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HDD on a router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS. I am using a D-Link router for our wifi here and we have connected an HDD via ...
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Unable to boot into Windows after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual boot with Windows 7 (64bit). Everything was fine yesterday, but when I am unable to boot Windows 7 after tried to boot. Windows couldn't fix it and neither did ...
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Freeing disk space on Ubuntu to use in Windows

I have 250Gb drive on a laptop, which has Windows 7 on a 122Gb ntfs partition (which has a "boot" flag on it) and Ubuntu 12.04.1 on a 110Gb extended partition, of which the root ext4 partition is ...
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Stucked in the grub command prompt

I have a windows xp os, and I ve decided to give ubuntu a shot. I installed and It when rebooting it did boot by default windows. I red several forums and after entering those commands: sudo mkdir ...
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Full copy of Ubuntu with installed programs and user files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the Alternatives For RemasterSys?! How to make full copy of Ubuntu (12.04.1), with ability to "unpack" it from Windows, to my another flash card (to have two ...
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Problem loading Windows

My Ubuntu shows the startup screen where I've to select the OS option, in it shows Windows 7 option too, but when I choose Windows 7, it doesn't load and shows back the same OS selection screen. Both ...
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New installation of Windows XP on new hard drive does not recognize 2 previously installed sata drives with Ubuntu

Drives are recognized in hardware manager but are not recognized in MyComputer so can not be accessed from Windows. Disks are shown with a primary partition and a 7.5g logical drive'
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Install Ubuntu on iMac 21.5" (mid 2011)

I has a dual boot system with MacOSX 10.8.2 and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I would like to install Ubuntu alongside the two existing operating systems for cross platform development ...
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How to restore Windows7 after restore ubuntu bootloader?

At first I will describe my situation in a few points: I have installed Windows7, and then Ubuntu 11.04 on my machine. Then everything works fine and at start of system I have screen from linux ...
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Program/Wrapper (how do you call it) to automate a certain script

In this question a script is provided, that minimizes all the other windows except the active one. But the thing is, to trigger this script a (shortcut) key-combination has to be pressed. I would ...
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Install of Ubuntu inside windows question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to increase the partition size of Ubuntu installed under Windows? I installed Ubuntu inside windows with the installer. But I accidentally only picked 18 gig for the ...
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which command is linux's netview?

In windows, I can use netview to see all the computers on the LAN network, but what's the corresponding command on linux?
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Damaged external NTFS hard disk [closed]

A few days ago, I used my external hard disk (a 2TB Seagate) in order to transfer some files on Windows Vista. During that, I noticed some malfunctions on my system (it was running too slow, Windows ...
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Booting Windows VM in server asks for OS CD

Using KVM I have installed Windows Virtual machine in Ubuntu server 11.04. Every time if I boot the Windows VM, it asks for OS CD. But other Linux VMs boot properly. I need Windows VM to be booted ...
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I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows but I can't see it in Windows' boot menu

I have a second machine where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Debian Squeeze are installed on the same HD and when I boot, I have this grub menu where I can choose which partition I will used. It works ...
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Can't run Eclipse after installing ADT Plugin

So, I've installed the ADT Plugin, run a HelloWorld, restart my computer and after that the Eclipse can't run. A message appear: "An error has ocurred. See the log file: /home/todi (...)" Here is ...
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How do I fix a bad Windows installation in Ubuntu? [closed]

Basically, there was a security issue in the drivers for my graphics card. It was a 64-bit card and I installed 32-bit Windows. Apparently, before SP1 was available, which fixed that issue, 6 trojan ...
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How can I run the Wubi installer in a different language?

My copy of Windows is in a language that I don't know. I want to install Ubuntu via the (Windows-based) Wubi installer. How can I change the language so that I can read it?
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problem with ubuntu 11.04 server while installing windows virtual machine on it

*I have installed windows virtual machine on ubuntu 11.04 server.For every boot, windows VM asks for OS CD in server but the ubuntu desktop VM's reboots properly. how can i resolve this problem? i ...
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What RDP clients support NAP to a Windows Server 2008 machine?

I'm trying to connect up to a Windows Server 2008 machine over the internet with RDP secured by NAP. The Remmina client doesn't appear to support this. Can anyone suggest a client that does?
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12.04 stopped recognizing Windows partitions after update

Yesterday I made a system update and it worked well. I then shut down and working inside Windows 7 x64. Although, right now I want to work inside Ubuntu but I cannot see the partitions and USB ...
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If I want to download a game, but it's only for windows, how do I download it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use Wine? When I tried downloading this one game it said I need windows so is there a thing that will let me get it on Ubuntu?
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Access secondary hard disk from Virtual Machine

I have a fairly specific question. I had Ubuntu on my Laptop (for years). For a variety of reasons, I've had to switch to Windows but the computer has two hard drives. The main drive was reformatted ...
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I want to Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 From A Dual Boot With Windows 8 Consumer Preview? [closed]

Last time I did this I was on windows 7 so I just repaired the MBR with EasyBCD but when I try there is no option for Windows 8, Only Windows 7. So my question is how do I repair the MBR without the ...
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Which software should I use on Ubuntu to create a Windows XP LiveUSB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create Windows XP LiveUSB using Ubuntu to replace it Since many programs that I need only work on XP, I need to install Windows XP on my 2 laptops but I can't use ...
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How to restore GRUB when Windows 7 MBR lost it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) My dual boot desktop was running only Windows 7 until it crashed on a windows update. Couldn't ...
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Windows installer for Ubuntu Desktop 32bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force Wubi to download and install 32 bit version? I want to instal ubuntu with windows installer. The probles is that I can not select to be installed on 32 ...
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How to reduce WUBI installed Ubuntu drive space?

I originally gave Ubuntu 20 GB of my Windows space and realize that it's a lot more than it needs, especially since I only got it on Windows to explore the features. I don't want to delete Ubuntu, I ...
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Garena Plus on Ubuntu 12.04

Does the current version of Garena Plus run in Ubuntu 12.04 without problems? I've tried Wine, but it doesn't work, and I can't find any news about it on WineHQ. I followed the instructions on their ...
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Ubuntu One extremely slow with a “File Sync in progress” message

I've asked this before, but haven't got any answer Is it that U1 on windows is waaaay too slow, or is it just a glitch that the screen keeps saying "File Sync in progress" after a long while? I have ...
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How do I copy files from Windows partition to my Ubuntu partition [closed]

I am dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu and I have many important files on my Windows OS. I've been trying to copy the files from windows to my Ubuntu home directory but the paste option is disabled ...
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Can I reformat a Windows PC hard drive and install the Ubuntu Operating System

My daughter gave me her old PC, and I reformatted the hard drive with my own XP System Disk. However, if I don’t activate the license, which I can’t, it will self-destruct within 30 days. If I ...
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transfer music/pictures to my lumia 710(windows 7.5 phone)

I read some where that if I mount my "Nokia Lumia 710" as a media device i can sync data. But I am unable to do so.
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How to uninstall windows xp using ubuntu 12.04 if they are in same partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? So I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 using windows installer and they are both installed in same location. Can anyone ...
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Partitioning Windows 7 so I can use ubuntu

I have been recording happily using Audacity for many years but after upgrading to Windows 7, the latency has meant that recording music is impossible. My mate suggested partitioning my hard drive, ...