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Making ruby script into .exe

Is there a way to make a windows executable from a ruby script on Ubuntu ? I've tried to achive that with ocra gem but I constantly getting this error : ...
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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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Not getting dual boot with windows 10 and Ubuntu 15 alredy installed

I've installed windows 10 and Ubuntu 15 on my laptop, but I don't get the dual boot menu. Ubuntu installation appeared successful, but when I turn my laptop on, it goes straight to Windows without ...
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What is it called when I have UBUNTU installed in hard-computer?

I want to know what should I call the fact of having Ubuntu installed in the computer itself. I installed it removing windows because I want to install windows on Virtualbox instead. I am not ...
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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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Windows not booting correctly — Need help!

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430s with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 installed. For a long time, everything worked fine. However, the last time I tried to boot into Windows from GRUB, it showed the ...
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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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Clone Ubuntu to a USB 3 flash drive

Currently I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with a 256GB hard drive. I'm required to use a few Adobe programs so I fired up a VM (vmware workstation) and installed a Win7 in it. Unfortunately the ...
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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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How to run Windows apps in Ubuntu Server 14.04 wihout GUI

I have a Windows program (an .exe) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. I can run it with VNC - tightvncserver :1 . After that I connect with the Viewer, the gui is the LXDE and there is the wine icon of the ...
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windows partition mount error after hibernation and ubuntu reinstall [duplicate]

So here is a bit of an odd situation, I had reinstalled ubuntu on a separate partition but forgot windows was in hibernation mode and accidentally deleted the hibernation data when resizing the ...
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Virtualbox vm of IE11 on Win7 / 8.1 / 10 keep crashing

I'm trying to get the famous virtual machines of Microsoft up and running. More specifically those with IE11 on them (so that's the Win7, Win8.1 and Win10 version). From what I can read on the web ...
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Can't create partition [duplicate]

Why it doesn't allow me to resize my partition? I want to create separate partition for windows (7) but no idea how. /:
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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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Help with dual boot - Windows 10 & Kubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to install KUbuntu 15.10 on dual boot with Windows 10. I installed KUbuntu without any problem but on a boot BIOS isnt recognizing KUbuntu. I have UEFI but I dont have a option to use ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize windows 7/10 [duplicate]

I've been struggling with ubuntu installation in the last few days. I got a new Lenovo B50-80 with FreeDos and wanted to install Windows 7 or 10 alongside with Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung SSD 840 drive. ...
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Drivers lost. Reinstalling Ubuntu, not acces to parallel Windows and no wifi/ethernet

Excuse me for this thread maybe not well suited here. I had Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 dual core. Main use Ubuntu. Some months ago it started to have problems and it has ...
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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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Help needed after Ubuntu 14.04 trial

I wanted to try Ubuntu before I install it on my windows laptop Asus N550. So I downloaded the 14.04LTS version and loaded it on a bootable USB thumb drive. Everything went smoothly and I liked the ...
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What is compatible Font for both Linux and Windows by their default?

What is compatible font that works in both Linux and Windows (in my case Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7) by their default (without adding any font addition in both OS)?
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Can not boot WIN 10 anymore

I run Ubuntu 14 and Windows 10 and bootloader Grub. Everything was fine until there was a major Windows update. It took very long to download. I had to kill a user in Windows because I could not get ...
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How to move windows files to ubuntu without dual booting?

I'm about to install ubuntu again after using windows for a couple of months and I was wondering if there was way to move my files to ubuntu during installation, maybe dual booting, moving them, then ...
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Weird system behaviour after enabling UEFI boot mode

Currently I'm running dual boot system (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04) both booting in legacy mode by windows boot manager. My notebook is hp8560w. My notebook comes with no operating system so I have ...
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Windows chkdsk deleted all my Linux files

I have a dual boot setup and when I booted into windows one time chkdsk automatically ran. It ended up deleting a bunch of files on my NTFS storage HDD, all the deleted files were created on Linux. ...
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Install Ubuntu 15.04 from wubi

I want to install Ubuntu but my dvd is corrupted (after maked error to install the garbage of Microsoft.... ) and don't have usb stick. So will my Ubuntu 15.04 from wubi work if I remove windows ?
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Ubuntu detects different keyboard on laptop

I'm using WMware player on my windows 7 laptop. Whenever I press the keys j,k,l,u,i,p, i get 1,2,3,4,5,6 respectively. I see these numbers on my laptop too but I want regular leters. thanks!
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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 ...
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Suddenty I cant boot into Windows

Even if I click on Windows, it goes to linux. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. Using dual boot. Maybe repair GRUB? I don't have a clue what to try.
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Ubuntu installation

I need to install a parallel Ubuntu along with my Windows 8.1. When I tried to install Ubuntu from a bootalble USB, it shows that it didn't detect any OS on the computer, even though I have Windows on ...
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When using dualboot, can Windows 10 access files on my Ubuntu encrypted partition?

If I am using dual boot (GRUB2) from 1 physical hard disk, would be Windows 10 and/or the software on the Windows 10 partition (including malware and viruses) be able to access the my encrypted Ubuntu ...
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Alright Ubuntu community, I have a few questions [closed]

I have a few questions. To be honest, I am in love with this community. The support here is awesome. So, I am 14, and I am thinking of getting Ubuntu, due to it being free, even for future versions. ...
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Can windows and its applications have any access to ubuntu data? (dualboot)

I am going to have a dualboot installation of Ubuntu and Windows 7. The thing is I'm not sure if windows or its applications can have access to my Ubuntu partitions and its data (in normal way, ...
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Dual Booting Questions

I have an Asus s200e laptop running Windows 10, and it has a C and D drive. The D drive is never in use by Windows, so I want to put Linux on it, how do I do so without deleting anything? What should ...
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Ubuntu on tablet

I just purchased a new tablet that came with Windows 10. I want to replace the OS with Ubuntu. Problem: the HD is only 30 gb. How much space will Ubuntu take up? Windows uses 9 gb.
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Linux commands to use Windows bootloader instead of Grub [duplicate]

So, I can't boot into windows at the moment, and in order to fix this problem I need to access Advanced Options which I can do by pressing F8 in the windows boot loader. However, I have grub currently ...
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Making space for windows 7 next to Ubuntu

I'd like to install windows 7 next to my current OS (Ubuntu) So I have to make some space for it. I have 40 gigabytes of free memory but it seems I can't disconnect it from main disc. How can I do ...
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Popcorn Time stopped working on Ubuntu

Before several weeks desktop software PopcornTime stop to work with API. Every time when I try to list a movies I got message (the link is down) "The remote movies API failed to respond, please ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu in D hd and Winows 7 in C sdd [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux I just installed Ubuntu from a CD. I tried Reboot Repair Disk from the demo terminal and got this summary http://paste.ubuntu.com/13100832/ What is the easiest straightforward way to ...
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ubuntu 12.04 windows 10 dual boot

I dual booted my windows machine successfully with ubuntu 12.04 however then i deleted my partition and now all i see is the grub when the machine starts. I've tried everything from the boot-repair to ...
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Ubuntu after Windows 7 disk unrecognized

I've formatted the disk and installed Windows 7 on a pre-installed Windows 8. (UEFI - disabled secure boot) When I try to install Ubuntu from a live CD, it cant recognize my HDD partitions, not even ...
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Unable to load/mount Window 8 hard disk partition [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 along with window 8 I am unable to load Windows and unable to mount hard disk partition. The message shown is given below : Error mounting /dev/sda6 at ...
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Bibliographic software (like EndNote) on Ubuntu?

I've been having terrible luck finding bibliographic software such as Endnote for Ubuntu. It feels like the only solution is to install VirtualMachine with Windows installed. But it would be horrible ...
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can't find my windows partition files in ubuntu [duplicate]

i have recently started using ubuntu and i dont know where to find the files from my earlier installed windows in ubuntu i had huge datas in previous partitons in D and E drive
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How do I completely nuke my system and start afresh?

On a brand new DoS only laptop I installed Ubuntu. I got Unable to create disk partitions so I used a Windows7 installation CD to create disk partitions. I ended up erasing the disk with the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 KVM VM Windows 7 Update?

I am beginning my journey with Linux and Ubuntu. I've created a Windows 7 VM including the latest virtio-win driver installed for NIC (configured NAT), storage, and balloon. My Windows 7 VM can get ...
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Windows doesn't see gparted partition done

i have a pc with has dual boot of win10 and 14.04 at different ssds, recently i have seen that i spend much more time on ubuntu and made it my primary os, windows had 250gb ssd while ubuntu had 60gb, ...
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Win apps on Ubuntu

Anyone have advice on running my Win 7 Quick Books and MS Outlook Email? WINE does not work, I'm thinking a Virtual Box will work.