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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, ...
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Is it possible to make Firefox look like in Windows in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I change the Firefox menu to look like the Firefox menu in Windows? I guess that does not make sense in Unity, because it has a special way of changing the ...
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How to find existing files in other OS through Ubuntu in a dual-boot system?

I installed Ubuntu alongside of Windows Vista to try it out. I can't get the wireless to work. Firmware missing error. Secondly, how do I find my files that exists in Vista through Ubuntu?
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Can't boot Windows 7 after installling 12.04 on HP 6735s laptop

I installed 12.04 through a USB drive and when it's done I can't load Windows 7 (Loader)(on/dev/sda1) in GRUB. When I select that, it displays a black screen and then returns to GRUB but I'm still ...
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How to install MSMXL version 6.10.1129.0 in Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a legit copy of windows office using Wine Program Loader. It keeps telling me to install MSXML version 6.10.1129.0, which I look up and download, execute it, and am told it ...
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Bootable USB Stick Failing To Load

After creating a bootable USB stick on my windows computer, I turned off a seperate computer, a laptop that I owned and plugged the USB stick into the computer. I turned it on and the splash screen ...
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Upgrade from win 7 to win 8

I currently have windows 7 and latest ubuntu installed on the system. I installed ubuntu using the wubi.exe which made it easy for me to install ubuntu from an existing windows installation. Now if ...
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Installed Ubuntu and lost access to Windows

I installed it by using a load of unallocated space on a completely separate hard drive than the one Windows is installed to. When I choose Windows on the boot menu I get this: 'Invalid EFI ...
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How to access files in Windows partition from Ubuntu live USB?

I run Ubuntu from a USB (run the whole OS from it, persistent) and want to access files such as my pictures or documents from Windows 7, is it possible to do so? How?
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no windows boot option after installing ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows on my machine and then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using USB. I was not getting the option to boot into Ubuntu, so I ran boot-repair but then now I am not getting option to boot into ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu without losing any data from the HDD?

I've installed the newest version of Ubuntu but now I want to get back to my windows but when I reach the screen with Windows Boot Manager, like this... (This is a screenshot from the installation ...
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How do I try the Ubuntu LiveCD inside Windows?

How can I try Ubuntu in windows directly from iso without burning any disc or using usb drive ?
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Ubuntu installation on Windows , I can't find my way back.

So recently I have installed Ubuntu as an OS in addition to my Windows because it looked good and I have used it in the past and I liked it. Before I installed Ubuntu, they (the website) have given me ...
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Boot into Windows after uninstalling Ubuntu (Dual-boot) [duplicate]

I had a Windows 7/Ubuntu dual-boot set up on my laptop. I deleted Ubuntu, and when I load up my computer, I am now met with a screen displaying the following: error: no such partition. grub ...
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Bootable 12.04 USB drive failing due to “Filesystem cannot be mounted…” error?

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB drive to my OCZ 256GB SSD, and have had nothing but problems. At first it was hanging at a black screen but then, following some directions ...
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On a Win 7 machine, can I have BOTH 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu boots?

I have a machine that is Win 7 Enterprise. I installed an Ubuntu 64-bit on a dual boot. However, it turns out that I have software requiring 32-but Ubuntu. Can I install another instance of Ubuntu as ...
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Misused mke2fs and cannot boot into system

I installed Ubuntu with WUBI in Windows 7 64bit, and I had installed Mandriva 2011 with a disk. I tried to learn Linux with Ubuntu and misused mke2fs; after I reboot my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Why I can't open folders copied from Ubuntu on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7 Is not possible for me to open whatever folder I COPY from Ubuntu to my Windows partition or whatever ...
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Grub error while installing Windows

I have changed my HD with a new one (the old one was dead). When I try to install Windows 7 from DVD it won't boot, even if DVD is the 1st boot device in BIOS. I always get the error message : ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 External HD Issues

I am experiencing one more problem with my Ubuntu 12.04... I have an External HD (500GB) which is NTFS formatted. I connected this HD on my Ubuntu 12.04 and copied some files. When I connected the HD ...
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Do all my files, Office, and Outlook transition when I install Ubuntu?

When I install Ubuntu, do I keep access to all my Windows Vista files (Word, Excel, etc.) and documents (photos, etc.), and do I keep all my Outlook data (history, address list, etc)?
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Purple Screen, first time using Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? It's my first time using Ubuntu and after my first reboot I loaded Ubuntu and a purple screen ...
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Is there any possible (and simple) way to delete my Windows partitions and extend my Ubuntu partitions?

I want to know is there any possible (and simple) way to delete my Windows partitions and extend my Ubuntu partitions. I have 1 HDD 700 GB: sda1 primary 100MB NTFS (Windows boot partition) sda2 ...
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Failed Attempt to Dual-Boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7

This is my second time installing Ubuntu, and I haven't got much luck yet. (My first ruined Windows' MBR.) It's been nearly a week since trying to install and reinstall Ubuntu so I can dual-boot it ...
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If I install Ubuntu to a USB with “Universal USB Installer”, will my Windows be broken?

When I tried installing Ubuntu ISO image to my USB drive, the universal USB installer displays this message: create syslinux MBR on (H:) - existing MBR will be overwritten If I click next, will my ...
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WMI Windows Management Instrumentation on Ubuntu

Is there a tool for accessing windows'wmi interface? I know once there was wmic-client (hardy) but it has been removed. I'd like to administrate some windows machines remotely trough shell: i.e. ...
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Very slow KVM in Ubuntu 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and KVM, my CPU is Core i5 3.3 GHz and I have 8 GB of DDR3 RAM. I run Windows 7 in KVM and it's extremely slow. My co-worker use Debian on the same PC configuration and can ...
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Windows applications on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? I want to download and begin using Ubuntu Linux on my PC, but the only thing I'm considering is if I'll be able to run my ...
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Why don't popular programs like Photoshop or World of Warcraft support Ubuntu? [closed]

The only thing stopping me from making Ubuntu 12.04 my main OS is that a lot of programs I use on Windows 7 and Mac aren't available for download on Ubuntu. Why don't popular programs like Photoshop ...
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How to run mmDM (DEX game mounter) Windows application in Wine?

I am trying to run / install mmDM DEX Game mounter (for windows) in 12.04. Here is a link to the application. (there are two applications, but multiman is for the ps3) DEX Game mounter + multiman ...
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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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Can Ubuntu unzip from inside a dialog?

Windows can unzip files from inside a dialog, which is convenient if files are zipped and you want to unzip. Can Ubuntu do this? If so, how? If not, why not?
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NTFS for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I want to install Windows to my computer. However, Windows needs NTFS -filesystem for hard disk. I want to replace Ubuntu ...
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Install Windows7 side by side with ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 7 after I've installed Ubuntu? I had a Windows OS on my machine. One time, when I tried installing Kubuntu 12.04, I messed up the whole ...