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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 with WUBI because of permission issues

I am running Windows 8.1 32-bit (but my PC can run 64-bit also) and whenever I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with WUBI on my new 19GB partition, soon as it gets to the end it says "An error ...
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deleted swap partition, WINDOWS doesn't work

Today i wanted to un install Kali, but i started from deleting swap partitions one 7.8gb and one 8.9gb (i did this in windows) I turned off the computer and to my surprise grub recovery came up. i ...
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Copying files getting hanged in between

I am using the default file manager. It doesn't perform transfer operations efficiently. Is there any way I can make the file manager as efficient as the Windows one? Or is there any other file ...
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Can I decrease the ipv4 transmit delays in Ubuntu 14.04 for RDP on a KVM guest running over a bridge?

I'm trying to run Windows 2008 r2 as a guest with KVM. A basic KVM setup with a bridge for Guests. When using Remote Desktop to the Windows guest, the screen redraws/updates are only fast if the mouse ...
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What is the best solution for virtualizing win32 applications on a linux host?

I currently have a linux server that handles operations for windows clients and I need a way to share a windows application (somehow installed on the linux server) through the server's VPN to a ...
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I have Installed Windows 8.1 along with Ubuntu 14.04 but Grub doesn't show option to boot windows 8.1

I have Installed windows 8.1 along with Ubuntu as ubuntu was previously installed and the I installed windows 8.1 now upon repairing grub it do not show me the option to boot windows 8, it only shows ...
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RandR extension is too old- using xrdp to log into Ubuntu 14.04 with MATE desktop

I've got a rather hackneyed setup in order to run an Ubuntu 14.04 VM on my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with 3200x1800 resolution screen) with Hyper-V. Unfortunately, the screen resolution is so high ...
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Everything's connected

I was wondering if I could create a complete setup with everything integrated. This is what I mean: The devices are: Desktop for both gaming and everyday usage. Desktop which is meant as a media ...
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Did my Ubuntu deleted the Windows partition?

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04, I chose the "something else" option and did create a new partition. But now, I seem to only have the Ubuntu as bootable. My PC only said there was 1 partition on the ...
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[14.04][kvm] Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Virtio 0.1-81: Becomes slow unexpectedly, CPU 100%

Ubuntu 14.04 Server kvm 1.0.3 Virtio 0.1-81 Windows 2008 R2 SP1 on guest becomes slow unexpectedly. Ubuntu 14.04 Server qemu-kvm 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1. amd64 libvirt-bin 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1 Linux ...
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Unable to boot Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

I've tried reading around, but I haven't been able to find any solution that works for me. http://paste.ubuntu.com/7740463/
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Printing from Ubuntu to Windows server 2008 R2 over IPP generates print errors

I'm printing from Ubuntu 14.04 to a Windows 2008 (R2) and 2012 (R2) IPP print environment. Why do I see following message in the printer queue: "processing - print error" while the print job is ...
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UBUNTU LINUX 13.10 USB Boot Error

While I was trying to boot from my USB. After entering the choice of install UBUNTU alongside Windows. Then this Error shows up:GIVEN below and it again restarts nothing from Linux installation shows ...
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not detecting windows 8.1,etc

Trying to install 14.04 version om my computer. I have one hard drive into three partitions. I have window 8.1 on my computer on the first partition. however, every time, I try to install version ...
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Re-install Windows 8 from image

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my l laptop that came with windows 8, but unfortunately windows 8 didn't survive, I don't have an installation disc, But I do have a backup image of windows 8 on an ...
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grub rescue error… with Ubuntu not installed

When I started up my computer today, I got the following message: error: no such device: dad66471-5aec-4a42-ae06-18d4d003626a. grub rescue> I searched for this error, and it seems to be ...
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Can't install Ubuntu in Lenovo ideapad s300

I can install only windows 8.1 in my laptop. I tried installing Ubuntu. It is booting from pendrive. After installing I can't access it. Only I can access to Windows 8.1 How to install Ubuntu?
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winload.exe is missing (corrupt?) after installing ubuntu as dual boot

I just installed ubuntu as dual boot with my Win8.1 pro installation. Both operating systems are installed on the same drive. Ubuntu runs fine (though I can't access any hard drives that windows ...
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Share Windows 8.1 Folder with Ubuntu 14.04

I have two standalone PC's. One is Windows 8.1 and the other is Ubuntu 14.04. I have a working network between the two. Each machine can ping the other and I have Internet shared via Ethernet from the ...
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Partition Resizing to Add Windows 7

when I got Ubuntu, I accidentally formatted Windows 8 and now I only have Ubuntu. I was able to obtain a windows 7 ISO, and I would like to put that in. I have installed the ISO into my flash drive, ...
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Expand Wubi Ubuntu disk size from Windows 7

I have installed Ubuntu with Wubi. At startup, both options appear. Now, i have Win7 with some 10 GB free and Ubuntu with almost 1 GB or less. I simply want to expand the root.disk size. How can i do ...
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U 14.04 samba problems: Ubuntu to windows AND windows to ubuntu

I just tried sharing a folder on a w7 machine and accessing it from u65 14.04 as smb://ipaddress and was unable to get on - it challenges for a user name, workgroup, and password. Likewise, I tried ...
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Weird Ubuntu Desktop Boot Partition On External Hard Drive

I have a Thinkpad with Windows 7. Last time I installed an Ubuntu/Windows dual boot, Windows was never same after and regularly got corrupted so this time, I installed Ubuntu on a separate external ...
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Some problem about Compiz and GTK on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer : i3/4G/750G/VGA Intel HD3000 & 1GB NVidia with CUDA GT540M. I've some problems with Ubuntu 14.04 : Does Ubuntu 14.04 support Emerald Theme Manager? ...
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Ubuntu makes my audio speaker make a “poping sound” back to Windows in dualboot

I have a very strange problem that other people with the same hardware than me already had, but I didn't see any solutions on the internet. That's why I'm posting here, I'm a bit desperate and if I ...
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Ad hoc network between ms windows and ubuntu

I've tried to make ad hoc network on my windows machine and use another ubuntu machine to connect on it. But ubuntu can not see this network. Is there any way to make this ?
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Grub rescue mode error

So I've messed up my install completely via ignorance. I'd had windows 8 Pro and ubuntu 14, which I installed using unetbootin and a USB, running on partitions on my hard drive, then realised I don't ...
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PPTPD Ubuntu Server 14.04 no Internet

I have recently hired a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 Server on it. I tried to setup a VPN server with PPTPD. I used this guide: Guide. I can successfully connect to my VPN with my Windows client, but sadly I ...
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I want to install Xubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows Vista installation?

I've decided that I want to install a backup OS on my PC which is currently equipped with Windows Vista. Seeing as to how WUBI is no longer supported, how exactly do I install it now. The LiveUSB is ...
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Win8 x64 Laptop (Samsung) unable to boot after installing Ubuntu

I posted here a while back and no one was able to help me so I am going to try to explain my problem better. I have a Samsung series 7 Ultrabook and I connected a USB optical drive with an Ubuntu ...
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RDP from Windows into Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 running as a VM on a windows server 2012 host OS on a server. I want to Remotely connect into this Ubuntu VM from a remote machine which is running windows 7. How can I do this? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Hondata software for windows

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop. It works fine. I had this program called "Hondata Kpro" that would allow me to datalog information from my car's ecu and tune it. I downloaded it from here ...
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Problem when trying to install Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to dual a new PC I just got that comes with an Asus motherboard. First thing I done was disabled secure booth and fast booth . Then I shrunk the partion in Windows 8. Then I went to ...
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User has Sudo access locally but not remotly

I've got a ubuntu desktop installed as a vm on win 2012 server. I've installed Likewise Active Directory to allow domain users to log into the machine with windows credentials. In my sudoers file I've ...
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ssh connection, using my private key from windows into ubuntu

I'm using ssh connection on windows. I want to use the same connection on ubuntu, so I copied my private key and I pasted it into /root/.ssh But when I'm doing ssh user@server with the terminal, I'm ...
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Is there a way to give my licence codes (from another site) permanently to Ubuntu One?

Can I install application I bought on owner's site that gave me Licence code ? I was on Precise, now I am on Trusty, I would prefer to get my app from Ubuntu One. Is there a way to give my licence ...
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Windows workgroup

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed updates with sudo apt-get install update. I am trying to join Ubuntu workstation to my Windows workgroup to access shared folders on a Windows 7 pc. ...
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Share windows Server drive for xbmc

I have a windows server 2008 on my home network. It hosts my xampp installation along with my mysql databases. I have xbmc installed on all clients and we share the same drive where the media is ...
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Dual booting linux and Windows 8.1

I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit iso and made a live pendrive using LinuxLive USB creator. I disabled Secure boot and Fast startup. When i boot from the pendrive, i get a GRUB to choose between ...
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How to run Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware in Windows 8?

I downloaded the .iso file from the ubuntu website but VMware says that the kernel is corrupt. How can I fix this problem/What am I doing wrong?
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Same accounts on all home computers

I'm trying to set up our home computers so that they have the same user accounts- meaning we can log in to any of our Ubuntu 14.04, Windows 7 Home Premium, and OS X Mountain Lion computers and access ...
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ubuntu 14.04 install error

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1. Since option "install alongside" is missing there, I use "something else". Then I created 3 standard partitions (/, /home, swap), click ...
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Help with wine-1.6.2

What I have: 1 PC with windows XP (server) 1 PC with windows 7 (client 1) 1 PC with lubuntu 14.10 and wine-1.6.2 This is locale command output: LANG=es_VE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=es_VE:en ...
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Network driver is very weak

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 and ever since I wiped windows and installed it my wireless connection has been horrible. I have never been this frustrated with any of my computers, I pay for 12 mb/s but am ...
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“Error loading operating system”, while trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on windows 7 netbook with USB stick

I'm trying to get ubuntu 14.04 onto a windows 7 starter netbook. I'm trying to load it from a USB stick as it doesn't have a CD Drive and it keeps saying 'Error Loading Operating System'. I've made a ...
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ubuntu not detecting any usb device

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBOX which is running on Windows. I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ [USB Internet] where it is not detected by Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu command, Its not showing any ...
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Mounting “swap” partition containing my old windows files

Before upgrading to this wonderful Ubuntu OS, I had Windows 8.1 with 2 partitions (one for the OS and one for my data). I made myself a bootable usb using Ubuntu's instructions, plugged it in and ...
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No install alongside Windows option while installing ubuntu on triple boot

I am dual booting with Windows 8 and Windows 7 and I want to triple boot in third partition with ubuntu but i cannot find install alongside Windows option. Please help!
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Installing Windows 8 Over Windows 7 when dual Booting with Ubuntu?

Ok so.. on this PC I currently have two partitions on one hard drive. Windows 7 is installed on partition C, and Ubuntu is installed on partition D. Now, I want to format Partition C and install ...
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Accidently wiped my windows 8 OS while installing Ubuntu

Earlier today I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I had done this a couple of weeks ago alongside my Windows 8 OS but it seemed to have encountered an error and wouldn't load. I then ...