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Create a Server in Ubuntu 14 / 15 compatible with W7 / W10

Hello guys , i'm new in Linux , i want setup a server in Linux, Which can check Access data base and the email with computers in LAN which use Windowns. Its a bit dump, because Linux is Better With ...
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Is there a Windows 7 theme for Ubuntu 15.10?

I am looking to make my desktop look and feel like windows 7, to make an easier transition.
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Stuck at grub2 command line (dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10)

I have a system on which I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 dual boot. The Windows I then later updated to Windows 10 (just by updating 8.1). Worked smoothly, with the Ubuntu(/grub?) OS ...
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Getting GRUB to show all my OSes at once

Initially scared the wits out of myself, because despite my semi-thorough but still slightly hasty attempts to research the correct way to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a third boot option alongside ...
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Dual boot problem for windows 10

I am having Lenovo Z51-70 I want to install Ubuntu along side of my pre installed Windows 10, so I enable legacy mods instead of UEFI . now my Ubuntu works well but I am having problem for Windows ...
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Red Exclamation mark in Gparted on windows partition

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm learning how to use Android Studio, so I've been installing lots of data which has taken up all of my Linux partition, because of this I decided to resize my windows ...
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diabetic help program for glucose monutoring

i am a diabetic and one thing i am having difficulty in finding is an app that works with the one touch verio glucose reader or any reader for that matter , and since there are so many diabetics in ...
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Ethernet connection not working on Ubuntu after booting into windows 10

I am fairly new to Linux, so bear with me. Whenever I boot into windows and then return to Linux, I lose my Internet connection. I do not have a wireless card, so this is by ethernet. This has ...
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Ubuntu install doesn't recognize SSD but Windows 7 do

I tried to install Ububntu 15.10 (amd64) on my workstation machine to a Kingston V300 SSD drive without success Motherboard is: MSI K9ND Speedster2 I cannot find AHCI option in the BIOS only RAID. ...
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Gnome resizing windows

Hi, I'm desperately trying to resize windows after I snap them to sides, but I'm not able to do so, since gnome does't show me the scale cursor. Also I wanted to know how can I activate corners to ...
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Win USB for Ubuntu 15.10

There is no working Win USB software for Ubuntu 15.10 to create a bootable windows USB stick. There is another software to use for this purpose (or even a newer version of the Win USB)?
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Recover XP boot after install

Okay so I installed alongside XP using the automatic setup option in the installer. Windows shows in grub but I only get a blinking cursor when I try to boot it. I ran boot-repair, (boot-info: ...
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New windows won't take focus [duplicate]

Typically in Windows 7 when a program launches and a window appears, it takes focus (i.e. is on top of all other windows). However in Ubuntu, some windows won't take focus and instead remain behind ...
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Is it Possible to run a C# website in Apache?

I have a client that has had a very large website with ssl that was written in C# and I was wanting to know is it possible to run this all windows website in a Linux atmosphere?
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Deleting ESP and DIAGS partitions - safe?

I have a question regarding ESP and DIAGS (OEM) partitions. See, my laptop is a Dell Inspiron 17 with a preinstalled Ubuntu. I installed Windows 10 but left the partitions mentioned above out of fear ...
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Make BIOS boot over GRUB [closed]

After installing Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows, my BIOS was replaced by GRUB. How to replace it with the BIOS again without reinstalling Windows?
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how to Connect Windows Server 2008 sp1 with stacion Ubuntu 14. 32 bit

I have little expereciencia in linux. My problem is: I have a Windows 2008 SP1 server, no domain server , basic . when I open the explorardor of ubuntu I see the whole network and server stations . ...
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Problem installing grub on baytrail tablet toshiba encore2

Problem installing grub on baytrail tablet toshiba encore2! The installing continues and the whole system freezes when it comes to installing grub to disk. I don't know why this happens.
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Problem with Instalation

I have two OSes (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04). Yesterday I had an error: Boot menu Sata CD :tsstcorp cddvdw sn-208bb So I can no longer boot. I decided to install Ubuntu from scratch again. I ...
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How do I install Windows 10 as dual-boot with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Does somebody know how to install windows 10 as dualboot? Is it the same like I install ubuntu or is it differently.
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How to read a Windows password-secured partition from Ubuntu?

From an Ubuntu LiveCD, I want to copy files on a password-secured windows partition. I can see all other Windows partitions with their respectable names in my file browser but not the secured one. Do ...
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Dual boot from Windows 10

I tried to boot Ubuntu from my Toshiba Windows 10 laptop, but it gives an error. I used the ubuntu bootloader and it gives the Windows Error Recovery error everytime it's booted with the DVD in the ...
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WinUSB installation ERROR: Exit code : 512

Tried installing Windows 10 on SD card (Tried using 2 ubuntu PCs and both have same error. I have made previous bootable sd cards successfully on those PCs), all files extracted to the SD card, ...
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Neither Ubuntu or Windows will load after installation (SOLVED)

EDIT: Fixed Windows by reinstalling GRUB with boot repair, now onto getting Ubuntu to dual boot. Installed Ubuntu through USB on same Windows computer (dual boot) because I was getting a bizarre ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 / ubuntu questions

First Attempt I screwed up windows would no longer load due to using an outdated guide easybcd. I have windows 10 already installed will using gparted and following this guide somewhat work? I am ...
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is vt-d essential for windows hosting on xen?

I was wondering if vt-d is essential for windows hosting on xen, or if vt-x is enough.
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VirtualBox installs, reboots then freezes

I have tried installing 15.04 and 14.04.03 LTS on multiple computers and revisions of VirtualBox, both of which have given the same error. When I try to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox, it installs ...
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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...
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sync Iphone6 IOs9 with ubunutu 14.04 64bit

I have iphone6 with IOS9(newest one) Can you tell me how to sync music with my PC which uses Ubuntu 14.04lts 64bit. Please help, because I love ubuntu, but it's very sad for me that I can't sync my ...
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Help, my laptop can't boot any installed OS

I have got a big problem with my laptop HP 625. When I start it is just showing the HP logo and then a blank screen with a blinking underline. I had 2 Windows 10 and then I installed Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Ubuntu downloaded as a folder, not an image

I'm trying to burn an Ubuntu LiveDVD on Windows 7. I downloaded Ubuntu, but it's a folder. Every guide on burning a LiveDVD says it should have downloaded as an image. Did I do something wrong? ...
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Ubuntu installation troubles on Windows Phone

I tried to use this tutorial Whoever read my old question knows my problem. My old question can be found here But, I tried to use that tutorial on the top, and now when I'm connecting my phone I get ...
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Change I-beam cursor to only 1px like on Windows

How to change the current 3 px wide I-beam (select-text) cursor to only 1 px wide like on Windows. I am using Unity as my DE fro Ubuntu 15, if that helps. As far as I know Chrome OS and Chromium ...
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Windows 8.1 Dual Boot Cannot resize Windows Partition

My partition scheme I'm making gives Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 80GB each, currently Windows is still hogging 400GB and I'm trying to resize it to 177GB for now. Tried Windows default partition manager, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loosing links for windows

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10 on my laptop, dual boot. And I made some shortcuts on ubuntu for some places on partition where is widows. And it works correctly until i restart my laptop, after ...
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Windows Phone problem with Lubuntu

I installed new OS to my computer "Lubuntu" and i needed to transfer some files from my Windows Phone to computer but i can't, when i connect it it shows this error Error intializing camera: -53: ...
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Getting error when plug-in my Windows Phone and i cannot acces my phone files

i'm new here. I installed Lubuntu to my very old PC and tried to connect my Nokia Lumia 635 (Windows Phone 8.1) but i getting error Error intializing camera: -53: Could not claim the USB device I ...
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Multiboot problem with windows 8.1

I installed Ubuntu along with windows 8.1. After installation when i started the pc without showing boot menu it directly boot to windows. Then i booted from linux live cd and installed boot-repair ...
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After installing windows10 ubuntu does not boot

I used to have Windows 8 and ubuntu dual booted but after upgrading to Windows10 ubuntu does not booted and the system goes to Windows.
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Dual Boot w/ Windows on Linux System

I have a system that already has a Lubuntu OS installed, and I'm wondering if and how I can install Windows 8 on the computer as a dual boot. I know that doing so would require me to somehow repair ...
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Migrating from Windows7 to Ubuntu

Finally, this is the time to throw Windows to the trash and start working with Ubuntu! Due to the fact that I had never did it before I would like to ask first in order to avoid further problems. I ...
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I want to install Ubuntu MATE as a single OS over Windows 7. Can anyone help how? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu Mate on my laptop which already has Windows 7. I want to ask how do I install Ubuntu so that Data of my other Hard Drive partitions like D:\, E:\ remain safe? I really want to ...
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grub2 not appearing and PC directly boots in windows 10

I have installed xubuntu 14.04 and windows 8 dual boot but no grub is appearing and boots directly into windows 8. I have tried almost everything like boot-repair but still no grub appeared. The ...
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Windows can't see files on USB storage that were renamed in Ubuntu

I had files on my detachable hard drive that I put there in windows 7. Then I renamed some of them in ubuntu 14.04, and now if I plug the disk into a windows 7 computer it just doesn't see these ...
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CIFS and Samba drive mount nightmare

I've been raking my brains on how to mount a cifs share trying pretty much everything. It should work, but it doesn't!! I've tried this mount -t cifs //server-name/share-name /mnt/cifs -o ...
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 without losing Ubuntu or transfer data of Ubuntu to Windows [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Windows 8.1 in dual boot. Now I am getting the option to upgrade to Windows 10 but I fear that if I upgrade, it will delete Ubuntu from my system. How can I upgrade to ...
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Installed Windows 10 after installing 15.04, need dual boot back

Basically, my question (and my main mistake, it seems like) is that I installed Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu, and now I need Ubuntu back in the boot selection. Is that possible, or is the only ...
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Can I hide a file or a folder in ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I have been trying to hide a folder or maybe even a file on Ubuntu. Please leave an answer and thanks in advance. PS I'm new to Ubuntu and just switched from windows 10.
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Maas 1.7.6 and Windows 2012 deployment

I'm trying to deploy windows 2012 hyper-v with MAAS 1.7.6. I was able to build the windows image and upload the .tar.gz to MAAS. I can see the image under "Generated Images" Windows "Server 2012 R2" ...
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lost windows in grub2 after windows update

I updated Windows 8 to Windows 10 which caused my PC to start up in grub rescue. After fiddling around with testdisk I got Ubuntu 14.04 back but now I am stuck. I can't get Windows back into grub. ...