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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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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Windows Vista Crashing After installing via Wubi

Approximately 2 days after installing Ubuntu 11.10 through the Wubi installer while running Windows Vista (32-Bit) I have been experiencing occasional BSOD when I have my Windows OS running. Initially ...
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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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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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Could not mount the partition /dev/disk/by-uuid/ [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu alongside Windows with wubi... Everything was running well for two months. But now i got this error message.. /init: line 9: -f: not found loop: can't open device ...
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Using Wubi to install directly into a blank partition?

My intention is to shrink my current windows partition to make a new fresh partition into which I can install Ubunutu. I currently don't have access to anything that I could use to create a bootable ...
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“/ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr” error in dual-boot [duplicate]

Since I have installed ubuntu 14.04.2 and try to boot it, it wont work because I get the wubildr.mbr error everytime I try to boot. I am running Windows 8.1 so I used Wubi. is there anything to fix ...
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Ubuntu wont load wubildr.mbr [duplicate]

So, i used Pendrivelinus.com's usb installer to create a LiveUSB, but my computer wouldn't recognize. So, i used Wubi, now my computer can see Ubuntu, but every time i try to load it, i get an error ...
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Is it possible to update Ubuntu 14.04 Wubi to 14.10 without having to reinstall? [duplicate]

I know that Wubi is buggy, dead, etc. However, I do not have a spare partition space lying around, ready to use on the computer (running Windows 7, using BIOS not UEFI, was bought way before Win8 was ...
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Can't able to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS inside windows 7 [duplicate]

Whenever I install Ubuntu its shows me the option install Ubuntu inside windows 7 but when I choose to install inside Windows 7 it automatically restarts. My HDD is Basic.
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Trouble installing Ubuntu with 'None Type' error message

I'm having the same problem as this person posted here: Why does Wubi installation fail with "Error: 'None Type' object has no attribute 'get_info'"? When installing I get ...
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missing file from wubi .what to do

Casper\filesystem.manifest Casper\filesystem.manifest-remove Casper\filesystem.size ubuntu-14.04.2 desktop-i386.iso casper\initrd.lz isolinux\access.pcx isolinux\blank.pcx isolinux\splash.pcx ...
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How to allocate more space to Lubuntu [duplicate]

I used Wubi on an old PC of mine just so I could test out Lubuntu. I set it as dual boot so now I can flip between Windows 7 and Lubuntu but while I was setting up Lubuntu I didn't locate near as much ...
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ubuntu installation probs [duplicate]

i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS......i booted via usb .....when i start the installation process, i select the language,then tick for "download third party appications" and "check for ...
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Ubuntu error permission denied [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu on an external hard drive but everytime i try i get this popub that says permission denied check log file.The log file is wubi-14.04-rev286.log.I have tried everything i ...
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How to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on the same hard drive?

After being away from Linux based machines for a long time, I've recently come into possession of an ASUS X551MA running an Intel Celeron N2830 @ 2.16 with 4 GB of RAM and a 500GM HD. I decided that I ...
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Newly installed ubuntu 12.04 does not recognize super user login [duplicate]

I am using the latest version of wubi.exe found on www.ubuntu.com. It works fine, and seems to install ubuntu v13.xx. I actually want 14.04.xx, looks like the update-manager command line will bring me ...
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Can't install Ubuntu (any version)

i have two dell laptops which run on windows8.1. I was able and installed Ubuntu dual-boot on both of the laptops in the past. I removed them and i need to install on one of them again recently.so i ...
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Installing ubuntu on a 2nd hard drive with Winows XP using wubi

Can I install and run ubuntu on an old Windows XP on a 2nd internal hard drive? I want to boot ubuntu on from the 2 HDD. The CD ROM imaging fails with write errors. Tried WUBI on Windows XP. It ...
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wubi install: permission denied at the end of installation [duplicate]

I downloaded the image ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 Extracted to a file run wubi.exe I followed the process but in the end of the installation it gives: Permission denied For more ...