Questions about Wubi, a way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows without partitioning.

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deleted /etc/grub.d/10_lupin on accident

i was playing around with sudo on accident,and I know it is a very harmful tool to play with,but accidentally,instead of typing sudo VI it took me to sudo /etc/grub.d/10_lupin. can this be repaired ...
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Is there a replacement for WUBI?

I used to have Xubuntu 11.10 side-by-side with my Windows installation, installed via WUBI from Windows. After upgrading to Windows 10, however, this doesn't start any more, so I wanted to reinstall ...
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Wubi on Windows 10

..yes I managed that. It works just by some magic I suppose. I would like to try something else now: multiple wubi installation side by side.. By this I would have multiple entries in BCD. But I ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu — Wubi does not currently support EFI [duplicate]

I have the .iso image of Ubuntu 15.10 that a friend gave to me. I have a pre-installed Windows 10. When I mount the image and run wubi.exe, it gives the following error: Wubi does not currently ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 installation through wubi.exe

I am facing the following problem during the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
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No root file system is defined , what should I do?

When I try to install Ubuntu in Windows 10 using wubi.exe, when I boot, I get an error says No root file system is defined and the installation is not complete. Please help.
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Error during the installation of Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 but whenever I try to install it from a DVD or just by the Wubi setup itself I get an error message saying: An Error occurred: Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ...
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Wubi.exe 14.04 cannot download metalink and therefore the iso [duplicate]

For some reason its giving me the error: cannot download metalink and therefore the iso ... And i straight downloaded ubuntu desktop 32 bit from website.. Im confused on why is that. Please help Here ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 on Win 7 using Wubi

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 ISO (64 bit), put it in it's own Win 7 (64-bit) directory, and mounted it using Daemon Tools Lite. Then ran wubi. After a couple of reboots, I got the option to run : ...
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Installing wubi on Windows 8.1 [closed]

can anyone guide me how to install wubi on W8.1. I have heard that there is a UEFI related issue on W8.1.
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downloading Wubi installer

As per the instructions on the Ubuntu Wiki Wubi Guide I have gone to the Ubuntu Windows Installer cdimages page to download Wubi installer for Ubuntu automatic installation, but there is nothing ...
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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Cannot Install/Select Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu Community, I have a problem with installing/using Ubuntu on my Windows 10 Machine "Lenovo Z50" Laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu by booting from USB and DVD, however that was not ...
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Cant find wubi.exe in my files [duplicate]

I downloaded all the files that came along the iso of ubuntu 15.10 provided on the ubuntu website. But when i copied them to a usb, it shows no signs of the 15.10 installer. PLSSSS help!!!
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How to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu on two separate hard drives? [duplicate]

I used to be an Ubuntu user a long time ago but went back to Windows because it didn't satisfy my needs yet. But back then I used Wubi to install Ubuntu because when I tried to install it myself, I ...
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extending wubi installed ubuntu size

I installed ubuntu using wubi. Now I want to extend ubuntu's size. Executed the following commands: sudo dd if=/dev/zero bs=1MiB of=/host/ubuntu/disks/root.disk conv=notrunc oflag=append count=2048 ...
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Wubi Error For Uuntu

I wanted to install Ubuntu through Wubi but I get and error. Here's my log: Wubi Log
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ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr [duplicate]

So I downloaded the iso : ubuntu- 14.04.3 -desktop- amd64 in order to burn it to a USB key to this I used the pendrive which allows me to burn the iso on my key . After that I opened the app Wubi to ...
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Can't install application [duplicate]

When I try to install any version of Wubi,appears message which asks me to Burn DVD E. And no choice to change it,or reject. Regards, M.Shahbazov
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 blank screen on install (Nvidia 970 Graphics Card)

When installing Ubuntu 14.04.03 alongside Windows 10 using wubi the installer seems to start, but never displays anything on the screen. This is the hardware I am trying to install it on ...
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Aborted Ubuntu installation

I have aborted an Ubuntu installation. Now the label and icon of one of my disk drive is changed to Install Ubuntu (C:) I tried to rename it manually but i failed. Can it be fixed ?
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Wubi and Edubuntu?

I want to install Edubuntu on a kindergarten computer, but I don't want to destroy the existing WinXP installation. The computer does not have Internet access so I can't download anything - it has to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Startup USB does not contain wubi and cannot boot in Windows [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and created a startup disk with two different programs (xboot and pendrive...) The result in both cases is a startup disk that cannot start up/boot in Windows. And no .exe ...
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Formatting the loopback device?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, I used the Windows installer to install it aside with Windows 7. I chose the same partition as it has enough space. I got this message when the computer rebooted and I'm afraid ...
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Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 “Unencrypted private keys are insecure”

I configured my laptop successfully for the wireless settings, but I cannot set the wireless network as my default network, when I try I get "Unencrypted private keys are insecure" dialog box that ...
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How to troubleshoot Ubuntu 14.04 internal error?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my Windows 7 machine and when I rebooted and switched to Ubuntu, it starts up then gives me an internal error, something about ubiquity crashing. When I click ...
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Help Me Install Ubuntu (Wubi)

I have been struggling for several days to install my Ubuntu 14.04 in Windows 10. I want to install my Ubuntu OS along side Windows 10 in dual boot, but I do not want to partition my hard disk, I ...
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System not booting up after installing wubi in my windows 7 computer

I've tried to install Ubuntu in my win 7 computer using wubi. After completing the whole process when I tried to restart my computer in ubuntu then after starting it got frozen showing the screen as ...
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Changing disk partition

I installed my ubuntu and everything is cool, but I have only 11GB of space and it's a little bit not enough. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed from Wubi (I sellected 18GB, 'cause I didn't ...
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Install from USB failed

I made an install USB stick to instructions in another computer and when I tried to use it in the one I wanted Ubuntu, it failed to boot - yes, I changed the boot sequence. I ran the exe that ...
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Wubi: “global name 'sig' is not defined”

I am trying to install Kubuntu 14.04 x64 using the Wubi provided in the ISO file mounted using Daemon Tools, from Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I'm getting this error message: when I am at the ...
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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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Question about Dual Boot/Wubi [duplicate]

Possible to use Wubi with windows 10? Really need easy to install/uninstall way to get any distro of Linux on my computer, dual boot uninstalling seems like a hassle. ~Ciao! ~I NEED A WAY TO INSTALL ...
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Better Way To Install Ubuntu 15.10 Without Making Partitions

This is my first post on askubuntu. So, if i break any rules, then please do tell me. I am using Windows 10, on a 4gb ram,64 bit environment. Previously when I used to install Ubuntu then I used to ...
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Is Ubuntu 15.10 missing some files?

I downloaded Ubuntu Desktop from here and when I mounted the .ISO file I have folders and files like bellow: then I compare to Ubuntu 15.04 ISO file which was mounted: I tried to re-download Ubuntu ...
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Installation / Boot problem with Ubuntu 15.04

So my laptop (fairly new) runs Windows 10 and I was thinking of installing Ubuntu on it. When I mount a virtual drive and click on wubi.exe (what I assume I need to do since rebooting it doesn't seem ...
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I downloaded ubuntu 15.04 from canonical's website but wubi is ignoring that file and downloading ubuntu 14.10 x64 amd

I downloaded ubuntu 15.04 from canonical's website but wubi is ignoring that file and downloading ubuntu 14.10 x64 amd.but not my processor neither my motherboard are from amd.help me.it's urgent.
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How can I change 10_lupin file from read only mode to write mode?

It is in the directory /etc/grub.d/10_lupin. I am trying to install Ubuntu on my old Windows XP computer through wubi Windows installer for Ubuntu. However, there is a bug in 10_lupin, which is a ...
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can't afford to remove Lubuntu installed via Wubi on Windows

I tried to install Lubuntu from Windows via Wubi, but i couldn't afford to do it. Probably the file that i donwloaded from Linux site is not working. But now i'm not able to uninstall it anymore. I ...
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Booting problems [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my hard drive using wubi.exe. When I went to boot it I got a message: Windows tried to start. A recent hardware or software might be the cause. File: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mdr ...
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Why is ubuntu not working ? can't read proc/mounts no such file or directory kernel panic [duplicate]

I'm new to this so bare with me please. So I followed this tutorial to install Ubuntu along with windows 7 on my PC. But when I reboot, and choose Ubuntu it gives me this error : can't read ...
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How do you remove a stubborn Lubuntu-desktop environment after changing ubuntu's default login screen? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid (using WUBI) on an old Dell I use mostly for emails. I then installed Lubuntu-desktop environment but now I want to remove it. When I run the command sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Dual-Boot Installation with Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 as a dual boot with current Windows 8.1 (my computer came with Windows 7, than I updated to Windows 8 and 8.1). I have following drivers: C: - 275 GB NTFS D: - ...
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GRUB does not show on startup

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 10, but at startup the grub menu does not show. I used Wubi before, and I uninstalled it from the control panel, selecting the Ubuntu application. Is this ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside encrypted Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 booted via BIOS(not UEFI) and encrypted by PGP. I would like to have a dual boot installation of Ubuntu on external USB hard-drive. Installation Wizard of Ubuntu does not offer an ...
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Cannot extend a partition located AFTER the unallocated space

The second partition was an NTFS, which i doesn't need anymore. So I removed the partiton to liberate more free space to add to ext4 (ubuntu) partition located after the unallocated space. With ...
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Is this how I proceed to Migrate a Wubi install to a normal dual boot?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 in Wubi. Now I want to increase the size of the linux partition. I thought I just needed to transfer it from Wubi to a real partition by following the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS WUBI won't run the Installer [duplicate]

As far as the wiki says wubi.exe should eventually let me install UBUNTU like a Windows program, however it only gives me the option or rather the notice to boot into the demo mode and make the ...
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Ubuntu won't accept my password for authentification

I downloaded Ubuntu through WUBI. When asked for authentication for anything using Ubuntu it does not accept my password. It considers me strictly a guest. What can I do to rectify this issue.
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Kubuntu ISO and WUBI

I've seen this question asked several times, but none of the answers seem to work for me. Disconnecting from the internet just causes WUBI to complain it can't connect. There must be a command line ...