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

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Boot loading problem after Wubi installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 7

I was new in Ubuntu OS and I was just trying to use wubi windows installer to get a Ubuntu first for hands-on. I followed exactly the same as the instructions and after reboot win7, there is no ...
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ubuntu 16.04 - not able to connect to eth0 / LAN

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my system using Wubi. The installation went well. But now I am not able to connect to the internet. We have a LAN which has a proxy server. I configured the system as I had ...
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mount:can't read proc/mounts

I've installed Ubuntu, but when it is loading it gives following error: mount:can't read proc/mounts. Can't fount such file or directory However, OS continues loading but when I try to enter system ...
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Installing lubuntu 14.04 alternate with wubi

I have an old laptop with 256 MB RAM with windows XP. It doesn't have a working cd/dvd rom and the BIOS does not allow to boot from usb. Is there a way to install lubuntu 14.04(alternate version) ...
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Installing Ubuntu inside Windows 7 without internet connection [offline mode]

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04-amd64.iso and created a bootable USB. I tried installing it (by running wubi.exe in Windows). But the installer started downloading ubuntu-12.04.2-wubi-amd64.tar.xz (524 MB)...
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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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Permission denied while i was installing ubuntu 14.04 by wubi

I have faced a problem when trying to install ubuntu 14.04 version on my windows 7 os by wubi. It say permission denied and refer to the specific folder on drive C (I make a directory of wubi and ISO ...
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Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
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Wubi - Download stops when in middle of download [duplicate]

I'm trying to download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Wubi from the official site of Ubuntu. But in the middle, it just stop downloading but still responsive but doesn't make any progress. since I can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Installer crashed when the installation begins [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and later uninstalled it successfully. Now again installed Ubuntu 12.10 but I get message Installer crashed, when reported it comes as third party items involved, not ...
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trouble while installing kubuntu 15.04 with wubi installer on windows 7

I am trying to in install kubuntu 15.04 with wubi installer, but it started downloading UBUNTU-14.1-Desktop-amd64.iso.torrent, and taking time approximately 7 hours. Is whatever happening wrong or ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Grub 2.0

I know this question may have been asked hundreds of times before but there doesn't seem to be one answer to how to solve it. I upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 13.10 and my computer was low on battery,...
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“unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing using wubi?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using wubi from windows 7 and I am getting this error “unable to find a medium containing a live file system” video of the problem Edit md5sum ubuntu-14.04.2-...
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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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Ubuntu not showing up on boot menu after Wubi installation

I have installed Ubuntu to my hard drive using Wubi. The installation seemed to be successful; however, after rebooting my PC I am not brought to a boot menu, and Windows just starts normally. When I ...
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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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Using Wubi to install Ubuntu Studio with pre downloaded image

I am running Windows 8 x64 Enterprise, and have downloaded the Ubuntu Studio 12.10 x64 ISO. I place wubi.exe and the ISO in the same folder, and run it as administrator. But Wubi still attempts to ...
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How do I change the OS name in the Boot menu - Windows bootloader?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi (windows installer) and when i boot my computer it gives me the option of windows 7 home premium and Ubuntu. I want to change the name of Ubuntu to Windows 7 ...
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Wubi overwrites my Ubuntu username to Administrator and ignores my password

I know there are ways to get your root access back and change your password, but every time I try a new flavor of Ubuntu (installing using Wubi) my username/password is ignored. After installing and ...
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/dev/loop0 doesn't have enough disk space

I have too little space in my /dev/loop0 : /dev/loop0 5,6G 5,1G 170M 97% / none 3,0G 268K 3,0G 1% /dev none 3,0G 1,5M 3,0G 1% /dev/shm none 3,0G 144K 3,0G 1% /var/run none 3,0G 0 3,0G 0% /var/lock /...
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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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Use WUBI to install downloaded ISO

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 to my Windows machine, because I would like to install it on several similar machines, however, when I extracted the ISO and ran WUBI, it made me download ...
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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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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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Upgrade or replace a Wubi installation?

I've got Windows 7 with Wubi 11.10 installed. I would like to upgrade to 12.04 but I'm not sure what the best path would be. I'm not skilled enough to use Ubuntu all the time, and my iPhone requires ...
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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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Fixing grub menu after migrating wubi to partition

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 via Wubi a couple of weeks ago, and today used the script on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MigrateWubi to move it to a new partition. Now I'm having a bit of confusion ...
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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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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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Wubi Installation program for 14.04 reported a “Permission Denied” error

I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 and followed instructions to install onto my PC with 4GB RAM and 114 GB free disk space running Wins 7 Professional. After I ran the wubi.exe installation ...
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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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How to open wubi's .disk files under windows?

Wubi has created one big file with whole ubuntu installation root.disk - there are some files I have left on my linux partition that I would like to access from windows partition, Is there any way to ...
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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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Can I install Wubi on Windows 10?

I have installed Windows 10 and now I want to install Wubi... Is it possible?
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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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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 stage:...
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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 http://...
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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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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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How do I know if I am running Wubi or a proper dual-boot?

I tried to setup a "proper" Windows/Ubuntu dual-boot system, by installing Ubuntu from a USB key. However, I simply could not get the laptop to boot off the USB despite the fact that I made the ...
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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 ...