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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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 ...
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Wubi installation [closed]

I have downloaded Ubuntu beta 2 for installation. But cant get it right cause installation goes inside windows with wubi and when restarting fails to continue and I'm using Benq joyBook 7000 please ...
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Wubi installation on laptop keeps becoming unresponsive

I have wubi on my Asus Eee laptop. usually after locking the screen then unlocking it, it becomes sort of unresponsive in a weird way. I can click on the background and drag and draw a square but I ...
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Why is the second Windows partition mounted under /host

Probably I could read it somewhere, but couldn't find anywhere. In Windows 7, I have had two partitions ("Disk C" and "Disk D"). After installing dual-boot Ubuntu, I can access disk C under ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation problems on Samsung netbook

I have had problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung N10 netbook running Windows XP. 1. In order to overcome security problems with unsupported Windows XP I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Invalid Username

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 version. I am unable to login with the username and password which I gave while running the WUBI installer. Also, while logging in as a Guest user, if I even try to ...
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Install without losing files

I use windows XP and currently have 3 partitions C:(40GB max) D:(90GB max) E:(10GB max) All use NTFS file system. I want to install Ubuntu just as a secondary OS using Wubi. The problem I am ...
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sluggish response

I apologise in advance for the preamble, but I hope it might aid a diagnosis. I have just reinstalled 12.04 from wubi live cd on an xp machine. This reinstall follows 1 failed upgrade to 14.04 and ...
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Could not mount “/”

I recently installed Ubuntu onto a separate drive within Windows 7. The problem that I am having is that when I boot into Ubuntu it says that it couldn't mount the / drive, and after that it says that ...
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Why does the game slow down in Ubuntu while on Windows, it doesn't?

I've tested Minecraft on the same machine with Windows and Ubuntu and I found out that the fps on Windows was around 50 while on Ubuntu, it was about 20fps. Why does this happen and how do I fix this ...
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remove 12.04 which installed by wubi and install 14.04

I have windows seven also I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. I haven't had any problem with my 12.04. Now I downloaded 14.04 32 bit and I make my flash boot able with this guide also I uninstall my ...
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Where to find a Wubi download? [duplicate]

I've been wanting to switch to Ubuntu for a while now so I can get away from Windows Vista constantly insulting and crashing my system. The only problem is that I can not find a wubi.exe installer ...
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Log in problems ubuntu 13.04

I have just installed ubuntu 13.04 as a dual alongside windows 7 using the wubi installation . No as I try to log in I can only log in as guest , has anyone else encounters this problem and if so have ...
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Error Installation Problem

I just download Windows installer for Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.4 (wubi.exe, 2,4[MB]). I run the the .exe and while it's working the program shows an Error Window. An error occurred: 'NoneType' object has ...
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I cannot boot up Ubuntu after just installing it

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu, which is really simple. There were no errors or anything. When I restarted, I got the option for which operating system I want to boot, however when I select Ubuntu, it ...
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Why has wubi support been withdrawan

Why has wubi support been withdrawan from ubuntu 12.10 onwards? Has ubuntu 14.04 been endowed with wubi support or not?
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Alternative to Wubi Installer (without cd/usb install)

So hey guys basically I'm using a really old computer now and I'm interested in getting linux on my com. Now, don't get me wrong. I'm not exactly a linux newbie, (though admittedly i'm not a pro ...