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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 “Unencrypted private keys are insecure”

I configured my laptop successfully for the wireless settings, but I cannot set the wireless network as my default network, when I try I get "Unencrypted private keys are insecure" dialog box that ...
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How to troubleshoot Ubuntu 14.04 internal error?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my Windows 7 machine and when I rebooted and switched to Ubuntu, it starts up then gives me an internal error, something about ubiquity crashing. When I click ...
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Help Me Install Ubuntu (Wubi)

I have been struggling for several days to install my Ubuntu 14.04 in Windows 10. I want to install my Ubuntu OS along side Windows 10 in dual boot, but I do not want to partition my hard disk, I ...
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System not booting up after installing wubi in my windows 7 computer

I've tried to install Ubuntu in my win 7 computer using wubi. After completing the whole process when I tried to restart my computer in ubuntu then after starting it got frozen showing the screen as ...
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Changing disk partition

I installed my ubuntu and everything is cool, but I have only 11GB of space and it's a little bit not enough. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed from Wubi (I sellected 18GB, 'cause I didn't ...
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Install Ubuntu 15.04 from wubi

I want to install Ubuntu but my dvd is corrupted (after maked error to install the garbage of Microsoft.... ) and don't have usb stick. So will my Ubuntu 15.04 from wubi work if I remove windows ?
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Question about Dual Boot/Wubi [duplicate]

Possible to use Wubi with windows 10? Really need easy to install/uninstall way to get any distro of Linux on my computer, dual boot uninstalling seems like a hassle. ~Ciao! ~I NEED A WAY TO INSTALL ...
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Installation / Boot problem with Ubuntu 15.04

So my laptop (fairly new) runs Windows 10 and I was thinking of installing Ubuntu on it. When I mount a virtual drive and click on wubi.exe (what I assume I need to do since rebooting it doesn't seem ...
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can't afford to remove Lubuntu installed via Wubi on Windows

I tried to install Lubuntu from Windows via Wubi, but i couldn't afford to do it. Probably the file that i donwloaded from Linux site is not working. But now i'm not able to uninstall it anymore. I ...
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Booting problems [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my hard drive using wubi.exe. When I went to boot it I got a message: Windows tried to start. A recent hardware or software might be the cause. File: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mdr ...
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Why is ubuntu not working ? can't read proc/mounts no such file or directory kernel panic [duplicate]

I'm new to this so bare with me please. So I followed this tutorial to install Ubuntu along with windows 7 on my PC. But when I reboot, and choose Ubuntu it gives me this error : can't read proc/...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Dual-Boot Installation with Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 as a dual boot with current Windows 8.1 (my computer came with Windows 7, than I updated to Windows 8 and 8.1). I have following drivers: C: - 275 GB NTFS D: - ...
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GRUB does not show on startup

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 10, but at startup the grub menu does not show. I used Wubi before, and I uninstalled it from the control panel, selecting the Ubuntu application. Is this ...
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Ubuntu won't accept my password for authentification

I downloaded Ubuntu through WUBI. When asked for authentication for anything using Ubuntu it does not accept my password. It considers me strictly a guest. What can I do to rectify this issue.
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Kubuntu ISO and WUBI

I've seen this question asked several times, but none of the answers seem to work for me. Disconnecting from the internet just causes WUBI to complain it can't connect. There must be a command line ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 14.04 via Wubi

I'm coming to you with a big problem. The problem appears whem i'm trying to install linux ubuntu (just for testing, maybe in future it will be my standard system). And when it is in half of ...
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from Windows 10 to Ubuntu issues [duplicate]

Good evening, I confess, I'm a begineer. I've just heard about Linux and wanted to try it on my just turned Windows 10 PC. wubi and Windows 10 Yet, I met a first issue with wubi which told me ...
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Cannot start Ubuntu in Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Why do I get this when I want to start installing Ubuntu 14.04 using Wubi? It says: -archivo no encontrado: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr estado: oxc000007b
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How can I solve wubi problems

I have a problem with installation Ubunutu? I installed it with wubi, but when I restart my computer and when the verification process starts, some popup message shows up with the text "This probablu ...
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Not able to boot after installing latest kernel Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to build and install kernel on my Ubuntu machine. I downloaded source code of kernel 4.1.4 and installed it using $sudo make modules_install install I am getting error, Could not mount ...
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Ubuntu stops loading

everyone. I have recently tried to install Ubuntu Desktop on my laptop. But it wasn't successful, as I had the same problem on every startup. The Ubuntu version I tried to install is 14.04.2 LTS, ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB Stick

I burned the latest version of Ubuntu onto my USB stick. Then, I clicked on the wubi application on the usb drive, clicked on live installation, then clicked on reboot. When it rebooted, it asked me ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 Failed to Fetch with software updater [duplicate]

I have tried almost everything listed and I cant get my laptop to upgrade. I downloaded the 14.04 file to a usb and tried running it with wubi.exe and it says archive error. So I am now trying to ...
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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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Problem installing ubuntu 15.04 to Dell Inspiron 3421 [duplicate]

I was trying to install ubuntu 15.04 to run along side with my windows 8.1 laptop. I saw this video in youtube where he just install poweriso and then just double clicked wubi.exe. I have tried it but ...
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After intalling Ubuntu it says that it will format loopback 1 and 2 and somethinmg like that [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu using wubi. After installation it asked to reebot so i reeboted my computer. Ubuntu starts and says something like format loopback 1 as ext 3 and loopback 2 as ext 4. I ...
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Wubi error “cannot download the metalink therefore the ISO” [duplicate]

I like to configure dual boot ubuntu and win7. I'm trying to run wubi.exe ; facing problem error "cannot download the metalink therefore the ISO" Kindl help.
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu, After Windows 10

I have a Windows 8.1 HP Pavilion model 2000. My younger brother decided to put Windows 10 on it, he didn't partition or back up the Windows 8.1 OS... I've tried reverting back to Win8.1 but can't. So ...
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Error while installing ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows10 using wubi

I am using windows10 in my system. I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 10 using wubi. It shows the following error. If I click "ok", then it shows the same error again.
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where can i download windows installer for ubuntu or wubi?

Where can i download wubi or windows installer for ubuntu? I have search the whole ubuntu site for the download link but dint find.Then i downloaded it from few other site but all of them gave me ...
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How does this partitioning page work? [duplicate]

I just dual installed Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7, using Wubi. It went pretty smoothly, but when my Ubuntu home screen came up and I opened the "Install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS" icon, this screen came up: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wubi installation error [duplicate]

When the installation is almost completed through wubi I get following error: Image Also the log file is here I am using Win7 pro 64bit Edit: corrected the link for log file
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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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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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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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Moved Wubi to different partition, unable to boot after editing grub

So, I've tried to move my wubi installation between disks and followed this: Move WUBI installation of Ubuntu to a different partition in Windows However once I start applying the edits to the grub, ...
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root file system? [duplicate]

tried installing using wubi, CD and usb. Only the wubi and the cd was able to boot, but then a message popped up while verifying, failed to partition the selected disk and no root file system. I want ...
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Problem in installing ubuntu 12.04 from wubi on win7 64-bit [duplicate]

My ubuntu installation stops in between when I try installing it via wubi on windows 7. The following message is shown: Error executing command >>command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe/set.. ....
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Ubuntu 12.04 LAN connection not showing [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi along with my windows 7 system. My lan connection is working fine in windows 7 but not showing in ubuntu. I tried everything i found on this forum regarding ...