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How to install Ubuntu on 'C' partition without affecting D?

Sorry to look stupid but it's my first time to install ubuntu or any linux distro actually. I got my HDD with C & D partitions. The 'D' partition has so much important files while 'C' is for ...
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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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Ubuntu only os. Problems encountered

I don't have any other Operating System on my laptop, only Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not working properly and it doesn't boot automatically. All I can do to boot is mounting / in the root. How can i uninstall ...
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What are the best antivirus soloutions for scannining USB drives for Malyware and Viruses?

I have an old Win XP computer that was made in 2001 that can't connect to the internet and has no anti virus. Still works fine but I am wondering what the best way is to scan USB drives and files in ...
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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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duel boot with grub not recognizing windows boot

I recently installed a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu on a new hard-drive (sdb), while still keeping the ancient(and corrupted) install of windows 7 running on the original hard drive (sda) as i ...
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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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Installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 on separate hard drives, can't boot windows now, Boot Repair didn't fix

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14598891/ This is the link I got after running Boot Repair. Ubuntu and Windows are installed on separate hard drives. Windows is on my 960gb ssd and Ubuntu is on my 120gb ssd, ...
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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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Color calibration on Ubuntu

I noticed that colours on Ubuntu look different than on Windows, on the same laptop. The problem is that when I use Photoshop in Virtualbox and I make a solid colour image in one colour, and when I ...
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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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Unable to boot into Windows after Ubuntu 14.04.3 installation

After installing and restarting my laptop I keep getting booted into Ubuntu and can't find any method for using a bootloader.
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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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Can't mount internal hard drive?

I'm having some trouble with my internal hard drive and was hoping you smart people could help me. So, here's all that has happened so far: Thursday of last week, my Acer Win 7 (updated to Win 10) ...
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Clean Kubuntu uninstall/Win10 install

Im using Kubuntu only,my hdd has mounted 400Gb to file system and i cant unmount it to creat new partition so i can boot from windows cd.I want to uninstall completly the Kubuntu OS and install ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes with ASUS (windows 10 dual boot)

I tried to boot up with from a CD and or USB with 15.10 Ubuntu iso. Eveytime I get the same result: "Install Ubuntu" => Loading (purple screen) and freeze. I've disable CMS, and Fast Boot, and Secure ...
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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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Cannot boot into live session from USB on Windows 10

I'm having a bit of an issue trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on ASUS G51Jx. Whenever I change the boot order to USB first, I get a strange occurrence. My screen blinks and I see part ...
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WD Passport external device not recognized

I am getting following error when I connect my external HDD. Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). The file system wasn't safely closed on ...
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VM Manager is getting error during installation Win7

I would like to install Windows 7 through Virtual Machine Manager, I followed this tutorial for Ubuntu --> http://www.howtogeek.com/117635/how-to-install-kvm-and-create-virtual-machines-on-ubuntu/ ...
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“Make sure to load the kernel module” Error E_FAIL (0x80004005) from Windows VirtualBox

When I try loading Ubuntu from the VirtualBox VM, I get the error that says: Make sure to load the kernel module has been loaded successfully The whole error: Failed to open a session for the ...
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Does Ubuntu support Windows applications?

I would like to know if the Ubuntu OS can run Windows applications. Such as .exe, .dll files. Or games like Call of Duty. Without needing to download any application such as wine. My guess is it ...
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Can't creatw WIN10 boot usb using WINUSB

Hope someone can help me. I get the following error meassage: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: /dev/loop0 is write-protected, mounting read-only ...
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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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Can I fix my Windows installation?

What I did was I loaded up Ubuntu via USB, installed it on my second hard drive, and that messed up something with my other hard drive that has Windows 8.1 installed on it. Now, when I try to access ...
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Is it normal that when in Ubuntu I can see all of my Windows files? Are my files created in Ubuntu private?

please forgive my lack of knowledge but I am slightly confused, I recently installed Ubuntu as lately I have favoured using certain Linux distros much more than using Windows 10, sadly I have found I ...
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Ubuntu install from inside windows

I've been trying to install ubuntu from my usb flash drive but it keeps giving me the same "unknown keyword" error. I've already tried to change the names in xlinux.cfg and the others, but what comed ...
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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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Physical disk for virtual machine

Is it possible to have a Virtual Machine AND a Dual Boot Windows OS alongside Ubuntu? Currently, I'm in Ubuntu. I prefer it over Windows, but unfortunately, I need to use Windows from time to time. ...
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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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Grub 2, Windows Vista, Ubuntu 14.04

This is how it was for years: I had Windows Vista working fine on one hard drive. I had an older Ubuntu working on another hard drive. I was able to select which hard drive to boot. I installed ...
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Can i install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 on it. Is it possible to install any version of Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?
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Installing ubuntu with windows 10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10. I have the extra space required for ubuntu (I have about 200GB set up for it) But when I try to install it I don't get the option to install it ...
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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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How can I import all my Windows files into Ubuntu?

My Windows 10 has crashed, and now I would like to go with Ubuntu 14.04. I have my working files in other drives. How can I import my files from Windows to Ubuntu without loosing them?
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Using Ubuntu Live CD to create disk image?

My Windows laptop (ThinkPad W520) has issues. Windows cannot repair itself. I have used a USB adapter to verify that the HDD is fine and also managed to boot it up using an Ubuntu Live disk. I want to ...
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How do I create a Windows 8.1 bootable usb stick in Ubuntu 15.10?

I've already partitioned my hard drive and have my iso. I can't download Winusb, UNetbootin doesn't work, and neither does startup disk creator. I've tried Rufus and Microsoft's official usb tools ...
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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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GRUB not loading for dual boot

I'm running a dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Spectre X360. Everything worked fine until I updated Ubuntu and it asked me to restart the system. After the restart GRUB wouldn't show ...
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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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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 10 - Cant Load - Laptop

I have a laptop ASUS X555L (i5, 6RAM). Used only windows before. I need ubuntu for developing rails, django, so have not dealed with os installations. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04(ISO) through torrent ...
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Install Windows XP .iso on USB (Linux, Lubuntu) [duplicate]

I have windows xp iso file, and I want to upload it on a usb (pendrive). Then I want to install the Windows on my computer. How can I burn the windows .iso file on my pendrive?
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Using already installed Windows from Ubuntu

I have both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 installed on my system. I want to access Windows7 while I am logged in Ubuntu. One possible way what people are suggesting is to access Windows using VirtualBox ...
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Can I clean install Ubuntu over top of existing Ubuntu install partition on a Windows dual-boot drive without reformatting whole drive?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual-booted on my hard drive. My Ubuntu installation became kind of messed up and I don't know how to fix it. So it would just be easier for me to just do a fresh install ...
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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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How to completely delete Steam (Windows Version) from Ubuntu

Pretty new to Ubuntu so excuse the novice question, but I just deleted the Wine installed Steam from Ubuntu using #wine uninstaller on terminal, but the logos did not disappear, just want to check in ...
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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 ...