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wubi - grub shows older ubuntu installation boot entry

i am new to linux, I've installed ubuntu 12.04 with wubi and updated its kernel. I've uninstalled ubuntu and installed 12.10 with wubi but at first boot,instead of showing installation the grub boot ...
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Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
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Export Ubuntu to a pendrive [duplicate]

how can I make an exact copy (like migration) of my Ubuntu 12.10 (I installed it through Wubi) in a capable pendrive (like 32 gb)? That would be useful in future since I could also remove Wubi and ...
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Moving a Wubi install to a different Windows 'drive'

I was wanting to move my wubi install from drive E: to C: as to have a working backup location that is not on the drive which I will be migrating to a regular install. (I want to make the E: drive a ...
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42 views

Is it safe to rollback Wubi without fresh Wubi install?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, then I made a backup from root.disk file. I decided to change from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. So I downloaded Xubuntu 12.10 ISO image and reinstalled Wubi. In case I'm want to ...
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1answer
47 views

Unstalling windows which installed ubuntu through wubi [duplicate]

I had a windows7 installation on C: I installed ubuntu through wubi on D: Now I want to uninstall windows on C: and re-install it on C: only. Will it be okay to do it? Will my Ubuntu installation ...
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Ubuntu Installation Hangs when using Wubi [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1LTS using Wubi Installer. It worked absolutely fine and I used it for a while and installed some updates too. For some reason I had to uninstall Ubuntu. I uninstalled Ubuntu ...
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I've downloaded wubi 12.10 but it throws me an error [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 and I've downloaded wubi 12.10 and installed it without problems, but when I boot my computer and select Ubuntu it appears an error: try (hd0,0): NTFS5: No wubildr try (hd0,1): ...
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1answer
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Upgrading from 12.10 WUBI install to 13.04

Ubuntu has discontinued wubi.exe and i know that when you install the ubuntu 13.04 developer version with wubi you can only login as a guest. I have previously installed ubuntu 12.10 with wubi.exe if ...
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1answer
415 views

Ubuntu boots to a grub prompt

So I installed Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit, as was recommended. I used the windows installer (Wubi). I rebooted my computer and when the choices of which OS I would like to start I choose Ubuntu. After i ...
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1answer
60 views

Can Wubi 12.10 installation be overwritten, but retain the wireless configuration?

First time Ubuntu user. I installed Wubi 12.10 and managed to configure the wireless OK using great forum posts. Then tried to install Wine before doing a Ubuntu update. Got error message of "missing ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Dell inspiron 17R 7720 SE with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition but I am unable to install Ubuntu 12.10. WUBI does not work for me and I am wondering if there is another way to install it my machine came ...
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1answer
112 views

Wubi install works but clean install hangs

I did a wubi install of ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 8 PC. It installed flawlessly however it was running a little to slow so I decided to wipe win8 completely and try a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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1answer
331 views

Moving Ubuntu from one computer to another [duplicate]

i have my laptop pc with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 as secondary OS. I was using wubi installer to create ext4 partitions for ubuntu in the same partition as Windows. I have a lot of complicated ...
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704 views

WUBI doesn't work with 32 bit windows

Well as the title says I can't use Wubi with 32 bit windows, it produces an error. Is there any fix?
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't save display settings after reboot . How do I fix this?

When I mean display settings I mean desktop backgrounds or icons that I removed from the Unity launcher. It just goes back to the default every reboot. The only thing it did save is the theme that I ...
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TRY(hd0,0) NTFS5 error while booting Ubuntu installed as Wubi

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi installer. When I boot Ubuntu from boot menu then it shows the following and it sticks there forever: TRY(hd0,0) :NTFS5: What's the problem and how do I ...
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Wubi Ubuntu install - first screen after reboot is shockingly bad [duplicate]

I was finished the Ubuntu install with Wubi, and I rebooted my computer to be greeted with some DOS-looking thing and it said some things i don't remember and then "shadow passwords enabled" and it ...
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198 views

Wubi installation error! [closed]

Every time I attempt to install Wubi I get an error and I'm therefore unable to install Ubuntu. There error that I get is the following: Bluetooth: Can't change to loading configuration err I am ...
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1answer
675 views

Wubi install no longer boots

I dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi. I use two partition on the same HDD. My ubuntu partition was starting to run low on memory, so i added 10 GB to it. Now it won't boot into Ubuntu, it ...
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1answer
45 views

Ubuntu uninstall problem [duplicate]

I installed my Ubuntu 12.10 using wubi.exe. My laptop crashed and I decided to re-install my Windows. Now, I cannot uninstall Wbuntu 12.10 using the control panel in Windows. I have already deleted ...
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Wubi install Ubuntu key combinations not working

I have installed wubi it is frozen but the key combinations suggested (https://wiki.edubuntu.org/WubiGuide#How_to_reboot_cleanly_even_when_the_keyboard.2BAC8-mouse_are_frozen) won't work. It has ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 Keeps rebooting randomly

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 using the 'Installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer' (wubi) feature on the www.ubuntu.com to install it on my computer. My computer is a ASUS with 6 ggs for ram and ...
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Cant launch Linux(I've tried many methods) [duplicate]

Im a newbie in Linux, so I dont know how to fix these problems: I have Intel core i5 , 3 GB RAM and nVidia GeForce 310m(512 mb) I really want to try Linux, But I cant even launch it. When I boot ...
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1answer
466 views

After installing with Wubi, can't boot into Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu (12.10) through Wubi and when I go to the dual boot screen, I choose Ubuntu. But all it does is showing me a Grub menu which says: this is a minimalistic command (something ...
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Attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows but get GRUB instead

I have a Ubuntu ISO that I have just downloaded from ubuntu.com and used the Windows Installer (Wubi) to install Ubuntu, but when it boots, instead of Ubuntu I get some GRUB ... something. I have ...
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3answers
123 views

Can I delete windows after Ubuntu using wubi? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi, and it works great. I need storage space, and would like to stop using Windows 8, so can I delete Windows and keep using Ubuntu? Since I installed Ubuntu using ...
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Cannot find installation.iso? [closed]

I've been attempting to install Ubuntu for a few hours now, and I keep getting an error after the reboot telling me the installation.iso wasn't found. I've tried using the Wubi installer, and tried ...
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Is there Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version with Wubi installer?

The question says it all. I want to have Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version. I can't find any Wubi version. Is this even possible?
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“No root file system is defined error” when installing [duplicate]

i tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with CD but it is not detecting my Windows Installation (Windows XP SP2) and I don't want to do partioning manually. I then tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi. ...
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Why won't Ubuntu 12.10 install?

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Optiplex 960 for the past two days to no avail. I started off by burning a DVD and trying to install from the DVD, then I tried installing alongside ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.10 on Windows Using Windows Installer

I'm presently using Windows XP. When trying to follow instructions for an installation with a DVD, my system shows the following error: How can I install Ubuntu if I have this problem?
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Wubi (32 bit ISO) freezes on “almost finished copying files” [duplicate]

Basically what it says on the tin. After accidentally installing the 64 bit version, I uninstalled it and tried to install the 32 bit version, but the installation freezes. I've seen some answers ...
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System is responding too slow after installing Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu12.10

My monitor was flickering after booting Ubuntu 12.10. The problem was increasing if I start moving my mouse and when it is kept idle, the flickering used to stop. My system has an AMD 32 bit ...
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170 views

Can't Install Ubuntu Dual Boot With Windows 7 [duplicate]

Two months ago I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my new Fujitsu laptop. I downloaded Wubi and installed Ubuntu with it. When I restarted the computer after the installation, I got a error while ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 not installing via USB stick

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) and I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 4 GB memory stick. Nothing comes up about installation. The only thing that comes up is Install Ubuntu (F:) in AutoPlay. I open ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu 12.10 (No wubildr / Cannot find GRLDR)

I'm new to using Ubuntu and installed it using Wubi.exe on Windows 8. I created the partition, booted Ubuntu and everything was fine. I shutdown my laptop for the night and when I attempted to boot ...
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1answer
636 views

Unable to install Ubuntu 12.10 on Windows XP Professional

The message that I get is: C;\docu~1\user\locals~1\temp\wubi12.10rev273log By opening this text file, I read that some picture could not be loaded. What am I to do? Stay on Windows?
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236 views

Ubuntu 12.10 wont install from hard drive after reboot prompt

After downloading Ubuntu 12.10 and using the Wubi option to install through windows 7 I hit a road block. I partitioned the C: drive to install Linux and did the primary install no worries. But, ...
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2answers
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Does the 12.10 Wubi install work with Windows XP SP3?

I did a fresh installation of XP SP3 on an IBM ThinkPad T40, 512 MB of RAM, Pentium M 1.5 GHz processor. I ran the wubi executable for 12.10 and let it download and unpack the image. When it said I ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu 12.10 using Windows Installer on Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot boot WUBI installed Ubuntu with Windows 8 When I select Ubuntu from the Windows boot manager screen I get this error message: Windows failed to start. A recent ...
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1answer
1k views

Cannot find Windows 7 in Grub Customizer

Once again, I find myself back to the "anywhere, Anything" forum of Ubuntu... Just awesome I say... Any ways, After I installed the Grub Customizer 3.0.(1)? I ran it and I am not seeing Windows7. I ...
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Wubi installation sticking at almost finished copying files

I am using Ubuntu windows installer to install Ubuntu a safer way ... first time it installed correctly but due to some issues I uninstalled Ubuntu.. but now it is always sticking at almost finished ...
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How can I install wubi with more than 30 gb?

I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8 with Wubi. Can I somehow install Ubuntu (wubi) with more than 30 gb of space? I have a HP Pavilion g7 1303 (x64).
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1answer
245 views

Installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer

After installation of Ubuntu 12.10, during restart the Boot menu does not appear. Computer automatically loads Windows XP.
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“No wubildr” Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix ‘no wubildr’ error in WUBI on Windows 7? Today, I installed Ubuntu v.12.10 under Windows 7 using Wubi.exe. Everything went fine and the program asked me to ...
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1answer
408 views

Cannot install Ubuntu

I'm using Windows 7 and when I try to install and this message appears: "An error ocurred: Could not retrieve the required installation files For more information, please see the log file: ...
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2answers
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How do I use a 4GB USB flash drive to install Ubuntu 12.10?

I've downloaded "ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64" and used Pen Drive Linux to get it onto my USB. I then restarted my computer (a Windows 7 Home Premium edition) and entered the boot menu to have it boot ...
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1answer
448 views

Whats a Shadow Password?

I liked the Ubuntu 12.10, so i Downloaded it and and installed via WUBI, then it told me to restart my PC to complete the installation. After i restarted and selected Ubuntu in the OS selection; for a ...
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174 views

installed ubuntu on seperate partition using wubi, can i delete my windows partition entirely?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 (updated to 12.10) on a separate partition from inside windows 8 using WUBI. I would like to use only ubuntu. can I simply delete the partition where windows is located? btw ...