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Questions about Wubi, a way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows without partitioning. Wubi will be discontinued as of Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail). Please, consider using a regular install.

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Hibernate Windows with Wubi

I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows7 using Wubi installer. I hear that Hibernation is disabled. My question is "Is hibernation disabled for Ubuntu only or for both Windows and Ubuntu?"
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Is wubi for Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to boot WUBI installed Ubuntu within Windows 8? Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system My Dell laptop shipped with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu ...
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Change Swap Amount to Hibernate in WUBI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable hibernation on Wubi? I would like to hibernate when I get critical battery, I could do this in Windows, but the option is disabled in Ubuntu. I ...
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Windows wubi installer

So while installing windows on my system a few months ago I left ~40 GB to install ubuntu later and now I wanna do it,so is there any way I can use the Windows Installer to install ubuntu on that ...
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Grub error after installing 12.10 side by side with Windows 7

I'm having some big issues right now. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows installer along side Windows 7. Now I'm getting the error: no such partition grub rescue> message. I need help, because ...
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How can I get the the Windows installer (Wubi) for Ubuntu 11.04?

I'm looking for the link to have access to Windows installer for Ubuntu 11.10. My computer has trouble running Ubuntu 12.04 so I want to install an older version.
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Deleted windows partition, now I can't get into Ubuntu

Back story: I installed ubuntu with wubi. I had windows on one NTFS partition, then I made a new NTFS partition in which I put wubi in and where My ubuntu OS was born. Eventually I moved /home into ...
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Wubi wants AMD64.tar.xz, I have Intel processor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between the i386 download and the amd64? Is the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu only compatible with AMD CPUs? I have an Intel CPU but wubi wants to download ...
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Cannot perform installation due to “This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.” error

I am trying to do a fresh install of 12.04 on a system running Windows XP. I only want to run Ubuntu as my OS. After downloading and unzipping the file when I try to run wubi I receive the error: ...
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How do I enable extended attributes support on a wubi install?

I am trying to install the netflix-desktop app and when I start the app up, it shows me the error: "Unable to set extended attribute: Operation not supported." Ok, so I see the answer to this ...
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Help understanding the migrate wubi documentation?

I'm looking at the MigrateWubi page but I'm not sure if I need to change the partition directories to the ones I created, and if so, I'm not too sure which ones I need to change. Here are the ...
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Windows installer “Installation size”

What is the difference between all the installation size tabs? It is automatically set at 18 gigs, but it is possible for me to put 30? What do I choose during installation?
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What Next? What do I do at the GRUB prompt? WUBI Install

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and did the reboot as instructed. When I select Ubuntu at the boot menu it takes me to a command line prompt GRUB> IS that where I am supposed to be? should of it ...
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Will Wubi overwrite existing data?

I'm curious to try this, alas, I don't want to lose existing data. Will the Wubi install wipe my harddrive or will it install and run just like any other program?
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Crash when booting system error no wubildr

erorr no wubildr then boot with red pix-elated screen after i log in it freezes and lines of code pop up. I think it may be a hex dump. what do I do? I have a fx 4100 and a radeon 6670 graphics card.
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12.10 on Elitebook 8560w w/ WUBI

I am trying dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my Elitebook 8560w via WUBI. Between Microsoft and HP they used up all my primary partitions so I decided WUBI was the best way to go. It all goes ...
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Trouble with Wubi and dual boot install

Is there a difference between wubi install and doing an install of Ubuntu alongside windows7? I ask because I used wubi, but I'm having trouble with certain things like being unable to change my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot with Windows 7), doesn't boot after I deleted some files from Windows. What can I do?

The Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed (in Dual-Boot with Windows 7) using WUBI worked perfectly for over a month. Then it informed me that I ran out of space on the hard drive and I assumed it was because ...
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How to install ubuntu ultimate edition using Wubi? [closed]

I had some trouble installing Ubuntu Ultimate Edition 2.9 on my friend's computer using Wubi. Wubi just doesn't accept installation and gives only 2 options - 'Demo & Install' and 'Learn more'. ...
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I cant see my windows drive in ubuntu

I'm n00ber than any n00b you ever seen, so bear with me... I just downloaded wubi and installed ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 7 on the same HDD. Linux works fine, but doesnt show files from drive ...
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I installed 64 bit Ubuntu with wubi but I need to reinstall 32 bit version instead.

I don't need to save data or anything but I'm aware that, because I used Wubi, it has partitioned the hard drive in ways that I don't understand and I don't think I can keep making more and more ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & 12.04.1 LTS mouse freezing (Saitek Cyborg R.A.T.5 Mouse)

I've figured it out: it's the Cyborg mouse. I'll be looking through the questions as I remember seeing something about this. I'm getting a similar issue to this fellow: Ubuntu 11.04 randomly freezes ...
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Wubi uninstallation and partitions question

I downloaded the wubi.exe file and before I install ubuntu, I want to make sure of some stuff first. I have two hard drives in my computer C: (which have windows 7 on it) 950 GB and D: which is ...
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Installation with WUBI is asking to boot from live CD?

I installed 12.04 with WUBI along side my Windows 7, When I did a reboot, there is a choice to choose between "windows" & "ubuntu", but when I selected ubuntu, WUBI doesn't seem to read the ...
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How to install wubi alongside Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system So, I tried to install wubi alongside my Windows 8. I did all the steps shown in the tutorial. ...
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Is 12.10 ready from prime time? [closed]

I recently installed 12.10 - dual boot using Wubi. I had numerous stability problems: many sporadic, unaccounted for system errors, software that was installed and then seemed to disappear from App ...
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Wubi, Windows 8, Truecrypt, UEFI, and a big headache

So, I have a fresh install of Windows 8... Here's the issue. When I first installed W8, the Wubi loader would launch just fine, no issues, no fuss... At the time, I elected to avoid installing ...
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WUBI won't install on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? I have a friend who is looking at Ubuntu and he wanted to install it as a Windows app so he could easily uninstall it if he were not ...
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Windows' Time gets reset when using wubi installer?

I am new to the Linux world and I wanted to try Ubuntu - so I installed it using Wubi. Everything is working fine till now, but I noticed an strange issue: Everytime I boot Ubuntu and later use ...
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ubuntu missing dual boot

I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Now Ubuntu is missing after Windows checked /tmp for errors. Windows boots fine, but Ubuntu boots to a grub prompt. I looked in the \ubuntu\disks\ ...
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Full WUBI disk encryption [closed]

A soundcard problem occurred after moving some files in /home to the eCryptfs disk, sure I'd made a like to /home, it doesn't matter, but I still want to encrypt nearly all the Ubuntu system not only ...
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Do I need to make a separate partition when installing via Wubi?

I am using Wubi. Do I need to make a separate partition for Ubuntu? The last time I tried this, it made a folder called root on my drive and I could not access any files on that drive within Ubuntu.
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Boot manager is showing \Ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr is missing or contains error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 version using windows installer option along with windows 8. After ...
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install error wubi 12.10 rev273

Keep getting this error when installing wubi 12.10 rev273 11-09 14:16 ERROR TaskList: Error executing command command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe /set ...
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Wubi downloaded and installed 64bit 12.10 on my 32bit netbook

I downloaded the Wubi installer on my atom N450 netbook. When I started up Ubuntu I got an error that read failed to change the mode of /ect/passwd- to 0600. Then while it booted it froze and several ...
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WUBI 12.10 installation on Windows 8 hangs [closed]

When installing 12.10 with WUBI in Windows 8, it always hangs on almost finished copying files and install never finishes.
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Wubi Ubuntu Installation “No Root File System Defined” [duplicate]

I Downloaded Wubi.exe & Ubuntu 12.04 LTS From The Official Website Then Put Them In A Single Folder In My Internal Hard Disk. Then I Run Wubi, And It Got Installed Within 2 Minutes. And Then I ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 running in windows 7 (wubi) AND on a separate partition

I am in a very strange situation and need some help: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi a while back so that I can use it alongside Windows 7. I was running out of space on my disk when trying to ...
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Problem booting Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu over a previous Windows 7 installation using wubi. Once the boot manager asks for which operating system I want I click on Linux, but a message comes up that says: (Taken from ...
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How to remove WUBI installed Ubuntu without affecting Windows files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? I have Windows 7 in my laptop with that I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 using WUBI with partition. Now I want to remove Ubuntu from my ...
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Help needed after Wubi install [duplicate]

The installation went well as shown on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows - but when booted through 'ubuntu' option, a screen shows a grub> prompt. What to do next??
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Making Ubuntu my only OS using WUBI

I have never used Ubuntu before. I am currently running Windows 8 and have installed Ubuntu 12.10 using the wubi install kit. My comp. will not recognize a DVD drive for now. I want to destroy ...
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Unrecoverable error during WUBI installation

I tried to install 12.10 on my PC with Windows 7 installed, but I don't have a CD drive and my PC doesn't support USB booting, so I tried the Windows Installer (WUBI). I had the ISO image mounted with ...
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WUBI hangs while “Almost finished copying files”

WUBI hangs while "Almost finished copying files" on both 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using Dell Latitude E5410 with i3Core processor and 8MB of Ram. Operating system is Win7Pro. THANX
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installation procedure by wubi

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine by wubi software. During installation procedure, install stop/pause or take too much time(45 min.) to install and stuck at that point.If I restart machine ...
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Uninstall ubuntu 12.10 installed via wubi

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and later uninstalled it succesfully. Now again installed ubuntu 12.10 but I get messsage installer crashed ,when reported it comes as third party items involved, not ...
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Cannot boot WUBI installed Ubuntu with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on Samsung laptop with Windows 8, everything went fine but on booting with Ubuntu I get the following message: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr status 0xc000007b The application or ...
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How to remove entry of ubuntu 12.04 from Windows bootloader while used (wubi installation)?

A few months I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC alongside with my Windows 7 partition. In order to do that and avoid any mistake, I followed the steps of this tutorial. Everything was going ...
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How to remove wubi install from windows 7,when I have done a clean install of Windows 8- no dual-boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to uninstall ubuntu installed using Wubi I had Ubuntu 12.10 intalled using wubi on my windows 7. I then installed Windows 8,and remove Windows 7. The bootloader ...
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If I reinstall Windows, can I save or recover my current Wubi install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I copy my wubi install between machines? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using WUBI installer in Windows 8, but now I want to reformat my computer to Windows 7. Is there ...