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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Multiple Problems Installing 12.04, now can't use Windows

First I tried using the 32-bit wubi.exe installer from the main Ubuntu website. It worked fine, dual booted with Windows 7 and all. I tried installing several applications and got errors. After ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu using WUBI

Used WUBI a few months ago on both Windows XP and 7 systems with no problem. But now, I am unable to install on either for the last 2 weeks. From the log 09-05 11:36 DEBUG CommonBackend: Could not ...
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Install to a RAID 0 array from Windows

I have an ASUS MB with an NVIDIA RAID 0 array set up as my boot disc with 200Gb unformatted ready for Ubuntu. Will WUBI install onto this?
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Ubuntu Installation failed using WUBI [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu in a 40GB drive in my laptop, installer is downloading and installing; but in the end, it pops an error that the installation failed. Why is this happening? Now I am ...
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Problem after trying to install 64bit Ubuntu using Wubi from mounted iso file

I tried installing Ubuntu x64. I mounted the .iso file using daemon tools, and copied its contents on my USB. I already configured BIOS to boot from USB. I found wubi.exe in that mounted .iso file. ...
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Grub Menu redundancy

Recently I installed Ubuntu using Wubi on my desktop. I already had Windows XP and Linux Mint in dual-boot, with the Grub Menu presenting the entries for both OS. Now that I've installed Ubuntu using ...
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using wubi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Wubi, without causing boot issues? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using wubi but I want to know how can I uninstalled without causing a problem.
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How do I merge a free space of 30G in the logical drive into the D drive?

The 30G space was first created from D drive for installing Ubuntu(Wubi), and now I have already formatted the volume, and even deleted it, but the space is still there. What should I do to have that ...
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Can't install a 64-bit virtualbox on 64-bit 12.04

I have freshly installed 64 bit Win 7 and 12.04 Ubuntu dual boot machine (via a wubi install). I verified that Wubi installed 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and I specifically downloaded and installed the 64-Bit ...
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No sound ubuntu 12.04, Tried everything

I've tried to find a solution to this but haven't been able to yet. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 installing using wubi installer. I have no audio. I can see the sound icon on the bar on top and interact ...
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Dowloaded Wubi.exe but it doesn't run on my asus 1005p ee pc running windows 7

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS along side windows 7 on my Asus 1005P Eee PC. I tried to install it with the Live USB created with the "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.0.2.exe" but failed. ...
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Where do I direct download for 11.10/11.04?

I have downloaded the wubi for 12.04, but here its showing downloading ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz! why amd64 when I selected 32 bit for windows??? Please provide me any source [wubi] to download ...
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Can I install and use LAMP with Wubi?

I would like to try the Ubuntu OS with the Windows installer and to set up an apache server for testing. Will this work? Can I call "sudo tasksel install lamp-server" to have LAMP installed on a ...
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Why is wubi giving me an error message when I try to install?

I am currently using Windows XP, and I hate Windows and am trying to install Ubuntu. I have the proper files on a USB and I have downloaded Wubi, yet Wubi keeps giving me an error message. How do I ...
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failed ubuntu installation

so i downloaded ubuntu 12.04 and i unzipped the folder. I didn't burn it on a DVD I just launched it of the download folder. I clicked on the wubi.exe icon and proceeded to fill out the items and when ...
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Can Wubi install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?

I am trying to develop for Android on Ubuntu but it requires a 64 bit version. Can Wubi install a 64 bit version or do I need to do a regular install?
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I need some help with the Windows installer

I am having some trouble installing Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. The instructions at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows say (in step 7) that I chose to boot ...
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attempted WUBI install corrupted Vista

Tried to install WUBI through Google Chrome on my Vista machine. Got through the usual warning about running new software, selected "continue" and waited for a prompt about where to install WUBI. ...
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Ubuntu not finishing installing after reboot from windows installer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my desktop from the windows installer. It installs but once it finishes and says to reboot, I reboot my computer, and it gives me this: TRY(HD0,0): NTFS5: No wuildr ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu load after installing via wubi on a RAID 0 setup?

I tried to install wubi on my raid 0 (Windows) and it installs correctly but it doesn't load Ubuntu. No error message, just it's doing nothing when starting to load!
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Using Wubi

I've had Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 on my PC, and just upgraded to 12.04 LTS. I didn't realize that there was capabilities to install it along side with Windows. So now I'm downloading 12.04 with Windows ...
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Screen display won't turn on

I installed Ubuntu with wubi, using 30GB of space on my third hard drive on my desktop. When I restarted my computer, I was shown the Windows Boot Manager. When I chose Ubuntu it made some noises ...
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Weird popup each time ubuntu 12.04 boots up

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04, there was an interruption in the download, however the s/m seems to be working fine, just that each time I boot up I get the following message `Failure ...
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Partitions not showing up in Ubuntu after Wubi installation

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi on my Windows 7 system. Everything worked just fine after some tries, the first tries at installing failed because I had a Ubuntu ISO file in my download folder ...
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Wubi install: choosing Windows at boot menu does not work

I'm not very good with computers. The thing is that I had a dual boot (win 7 and ubuntu 11. something) installed with Wubi for a long time and it worked perfectly. Now the problem is that I updated ...
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How to mount disk.root into my new Ubuntu?

I tried sudo mount -t /media/66CC2BC0CC2B88FF/ubuntu/disks/disk.root -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0 but it didn't work. Any suggestions? TY!
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Is it possible to use mint4win and wubi at the same time?

A year or two ago, I installed mint4win on a Windows 7 netbook, and have used it frequently since, with no issues (even once when I had to cold reboot!). I enjoy using Linux Mint, but after trying ...
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Is it possible to modify the Wubi Installer for other distros?

I'm interested in trying out other distros but I for various reasons, I'm not allowed to actually install them with all the partitioning and such. Ubuntu's Wubi installs various Ubuntu derivatives. ...
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ubuntu boot problems

I installed ubuntu 11.10 using wubi on an old HP Compaq nx7400 laptop. It has worked fine until recently, but now whenever I try to boot it freezes. I first get the usual boot screen, with the colored ...
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How do I access a partition with Ubuntu (installed with wubi) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accessing Windows partition inside Wubi Okay, so I have two different partitions in windows, C:\ and E:. I installed Ubuntu (via Wubi) on the E:\ partition. How would I ...
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Encrypted NTFS folders and Ubuntu

I have about 100 GB folder on a NTFS partition that I would like to make inaccessible in Ubuntu. TrueCrypt is not an option as there's only 5 GB of free space and there's no way to create large enough ...
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Unable to uninstall Ubuntu from “uninstall-wubi.exe”

I tried to uninstall ubuntu with easybcd and forgot to uninstall it from uninstall-wubi.exe. When I tried to unintsall it from that file, got an error: I have Windows 64bit installed as well and I ...
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Can't boot to Ubuntu after installing it with Wubi

Hi I'm trying to install Ubuntu using Wubi, but when I reboot I press esc for advanced options, selected verbose mode it stops here My hardware is: Intel dp67bg motherboard, Intel 2600k CPU, and ...
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Best way to install MythTV?

I've got a Windows Media Center pc at the moment, but I would like to change to Ubuntu ... if I can make it work. This related topic recommends that I use MythTV, and from that I have a new question: ...
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Monitor color after installation under windows

I have installed the newest Ubuntu by wubi, and after then my monitor is not showing the colors correctly. It seems like it were 8 bit instead of 32. Since then I have uninstalled Ubuntu, and ...
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Dual boot, ubuntu won't boot!

I tried to install Ubuntu using Wubi at my PC with Windows 7 64bit OS. I've noticed that Wubi is downloading ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent but, my PC is intel CORE i5, but, I thought that ...
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Download Permission Denied while using Wubi

I am trying to download Ubuntu with the Windows Installer. I had no problems last week. But this week after the download and extraction of files is complete I get a permission denied error message. ...
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Dim/Dark Screen on Acer Aspire

I do have WUBI on my desktop, but that computer is too laggy so I installed WUBI on my Acer Aspire laptop. Everything works fine except the screen is too dark. I tried to reinstall WUBI but nothing. ...
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Why aren't my files getting preserved across reboots?

I've managed to get a Wubi installation onto my USB flash drive, which works on both VirtualBox and on a native computer. (The data is on the root.disk file.) It works completely fine, except for one ...
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11.10 wubi not able to access windows drives

Earlier have installed ubuntu 11.04 using wubi and from my ubuntu, I was able to access my windows drives (Places>...) Now I have upgraded to 11.10 and now I am not able to access the same Any ...
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wubi installed ubuntu 11.10 wont boot

after reboot (which wubi prompted me to do) i choose ubuntu and a few lines of code and i press escape and choose normal mode ,the screen fills with code i then get a blinking cursor for about 30 ...
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I can't able to install ubuntu alongside with Win7 ..: [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I install Ubuntu or Wubi on a dynamic disk? (“The request isn't supported” from bcdedit.exe) I was unable to install ubuntu 11.04 and 10.10 ...
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System resets when selecting “Install alongside Windows Vista”

I have a pretty weird problem with Ubuntu 11.10. I am using a Live CD of it to install it alongside Vista, but when I click on "Install alongside Windows Vista", it just resets. I've tried installing ...
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Which is the right location i.e. partition to install ubuntu 11.10 using wubi?

As the wubi installer gives you all options for all partitions on Hard Disk which is the right and good option to select? On C: where windows 7 installed or another D: ?
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Extremely Long Boot Time

I installed 11.10 via Wubi on my Toshiba NB-205 netbook (Intel Atom N280 / 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, Mobile Intel 945GSE Express). After the initial boot and login, which went fine, I was checking out the ...
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How do I stop my Emachines E443 system from freezing either at the login screen or right after I get in?

MAJOR UPDATE: I am no longer using Ubuntu with Wubi, because I like having only one OS on a PC at a time. But, it is running smoothly in VirtualBox 4.1.14, so I'm OK with 12.04 now. Thanks for trying ...
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Ubuntu display blanks during desktop load after Wubi install on HP Pavilion Win 7 64 bit Entertainment PC [closed]

Ubuntu display goes blank after the initial bootup and load of the OS on the Windows 7 64bit HP Pavilion Entertainment PC. the installation proceeded without error, but during the boot I get an error ...
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System boots to busybox 1.5.1

I am having some trouble with my Ubuntu 10.10, which I installed on windows filesystem using wubi.exe. For sometime now, whenever I boot Ubuntu, it boots up to busybox showing initramfs as shell. ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Windows XP

I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 version but I don't about that one. Sir Is the internet required to install ubuntu. Sir please tell me in detail and can I get boot disc freely from you by application
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Wubi-move-to-partition worked but didn't install the bootloader, what do I do?

I am on Ubuntu 10.10 and installed it through wubi. But the script exited at copying var/tmp. I do not have the exact error message but it said that some files were deleted before they could be ...