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

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Ubuntu 14.04 not booting after error message. /tmp could not be mounted

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 using WUBI and after installation when it booted it showed an error: Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. There were three options: ...
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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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Install Ubuntu without CD and USB , how?

I want to install Ubuntu on my laptop , that doesn't have a CD-ROM drive , and I have no spare USB disk spare. I've tried Wubi , but that doesn't seem to work (since it prompts me to have the CD in ...
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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 ...
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How do you remove a stubborn Lubuntu-desktop environment after changing ubuntu's default login screen? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid (using WUBI) on an old Dell I use mostly for emails. I then installed Lubuntu-desktop environment but now I want to remove it. When I run the command sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to uninstall or reinstall Ubuntu desktop

The uninstall-wubi option doesn't work. When I try reinstalling it they show an error and tells me to check "wubi 12.04 rev266" log Everything goes fine till the bottom which shows this: There is ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside encrypted Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 booted via BIOS(not UEFI) and encrypted by PGP. I would like to have a dual boot installation of Ubuntu on external USB hard-drive. Installation Wizard of Ubuntu does not offer an ...
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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 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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Cannot extend a partition located AFTER the unallocated space

The second partition was an NTFS, which i doesn't need anymore. So I removed the partiton to liberate more free space to add to ext4 (ubuntu) partition located after the unallocated space. With ...
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Is this how I proceed to Migrate a Wubi install to a normal dual boot?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 in Wubi. Now I want to increase the size of the linux partition. I thought I just needed to transfer it from Wubi to a real partition by following the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS WUBI won't run the Installer [duplicate]

As far as the wiki says wubi.exe should eventually let me install UBUNTU like a Windows program, however it only gives me the option or rather the notice to boot into the demo mode and make the ...
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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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How to determine the partition on which Ubuntu is installed and resize it?

I have four partitions on my hard-drive: C, E, F and G. Partitions C and G are NTFS and I installed Ubuntu using Wubi through Windows 7. Probably I installed it on the partition G, where Windows 7 is ...
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Wubi to install Xubuntu 13.10?

Is there any wubi that can install xubuntu 13.10?I have the wubi to install 13.10 but is there any wubi to install xubuntu 13.10? I hope this question has an answer that could help me
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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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Ubuntu installer wants to download itself again

I already downloaded the appropriate ISO for my laptop, it was about 1GB. I partitioned 30GB for Ubuntu, extracted the ISO into a folder on my Windows drive, ran the wubi.exe file in the main folder, ...
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Cannot Uninstall Ubuntu Through Windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with Wubi and am currently running 2 OS's on 1 partition. Whenever I try to boot Ubuntu it just says error: you need to load the kernel first. I would like to uninstall Ubuntu ...
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Making Ubuntu my only OS using WUBI [duplicate]

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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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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Where I can find wubi? [duplicate]

I used ubuntu in my previous laptop for some years now. I installed it via wubi. Recently I bought a new laptop and I want to do the same thing. Although I used ubuntu almost exclussively, for some ...
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Permission denied error when trying to install with wubi

I run into problem when tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 on Windows 7 using wubi installer . It downloads the image for sometime and ends up with the error that says Permission denied: for more details ...
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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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update-grub failing ubuntu 14.04 (wubi) [closed]

When I try to run sudo update-grub, I get the following error: Generating grub configuration file ... /etc/grub.d/10_lupin: 26: /etc/grub.d/10_lupin: data: not found Any ideas what ...
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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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Unable to access BIOS menu after installing Windows 8

After installing Windows 8 in UEFI mode I can no longer access the BIOS menu. I have tried different solutions to access the BIOS menu but I was unsuccessful. I want to switch to Ubuntu but the live ...
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Overwriting Ubuntu 11.04 with 14.04 LTS while keeping windows 7

I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want it to overwrite the currently installed Ubuntu 11.04 and leave Windows 7 untouched. I have four drives (C,E,F,R) on windows. Is there a ...
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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

![enter image description here][1]Hello , I am trying to in install kubuntu 15.04 with wubi installer, but it started downloading UBUNTU-14.1-Desktop-amd64.iso.torrent, nd taking time approximately 7 ...
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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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Having trouble with 32 bit install

I'm having trouble with the 32-bit of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've tried to install it with Wubi to dual-boot with Windows Vista but it's just not working. The few times I've tried the install fails or it ...
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Error While Use Wubi to Install Ubuntu Within Ms Windows 7

Please help me, I've tried all I know, and I was searching on Google and I still can't solve this problem. While I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 within Ms Windows 7 with Wubi, it always failed, even I ...
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Ubuntu first login

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my windows using wubi installer. It installed successfully and when I first login, there's only the terminal is available. I've logged in by entering my user name and ...
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Is installing with Wubi on my computer safe?

I want to dual boot 14.04 Trusty with my computer running Windows 10 Technical Preview. My computer was originally shipped with Windows 7, but my hard drive failed so I purchased a new one and ...
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GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found

When I try to run Blender builds from Graphicall.org (11.04 Natty 64-bit), I get the following message: ./blender: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version 'GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found ...
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Cursor is not moving in my ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot system)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 using wubi software. During booting when I click on ubuntu, I can't see my user account, instead it is asking for password for Guest account. and ...
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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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after installation problem with ubuntu booting

I had completed my dual installation of Ubuntu using wubi with Windows 8.1 using a live USB and it displayed the message to restart and remove the USB but after completion too the boot manager is not ...
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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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NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'

Still same problem! Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 into Vista (amd64), landing at NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'. DL iso three times, md5 ok, and tried once as metalink (force-wubi). ...
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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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MY Ubuntu 12.04 is not booting after using testdisk data recovery?? it gives error loading drmk? please help

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 lts. during upgrading i lost all my data then i tried to recover it using test disk data recovery...but after shutdown when i restart there comes black screen having following ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.1 windows wubi installer broken?

I installed the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 with the wubi installer. The computer is up and running with Ubuntu, I am typing this in Firefox and I can use all the software that was supplied with ...
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Wubi downloads ISO even though it's already there

I am trying to install Ubuntu on Windows 8. My system does not have the SecureBoot and UEFI option. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 ISO from the website. It contains wubi.exe, but when I run Wubi it ...
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Why can't I download the Windows installer (Wubi) from the Ubuntu website?

When I click on, "start download" in the link below, it doesn't begin. Windows Ubuntu Installer Instead it directs me to the page where I can download Ubuntu Desktop, here: Download What should I ...