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

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mount:can't read proc/mounts

I've installed Ubuntu, but when it is loading it gives following error: mount:can't read proc/mounts. Can't fount such file or directory However, OS continues loading but when I try to enter system ...
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Can't Download Wubi

I want to download Ubuntu with WUBI but, the WUBI download page redirects here and this page doesn't load anymore.
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Wubi doesn't start, with a “cannot mount /dev/dm-3” error

I installed Wubi here, but when restart the pc I got the following screen: And this "command line" "initramfs". How do I preceed from here? --update By the way, looks like my HD is raid. Not ...
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Install from USB failed

I made an install USB stick to instructions in another computer and when I tried to use it in the one I wanted Ubuntu, it failed to boot - yes, I changed the boot sequence. I ran the exe that ...
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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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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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Installing Ubuntu with wubi or with standard installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does installing with wubi affect performance? Hi, I just want to ask you, if I'm installing the Ubuntu beside the windows without any partition changes, using wubi does ...
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Better Way To Install Ubuntu 15.10 Without Making Partitions

This is my first post on askubuntu. So, if i break any rules, then please do tell me. I am using Windows 10, on a 4gb ram,64 bit environment. Previously when I used to install Ubuntu then I used to ...
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Is Ubuntu 15.10 missing some files?

I downloaded Ubuntu Desktop from here and when I mounted the .ISO file I have folders and files like bellow: then I compare to Ubuntu 15.04 ISO file which was mounted: I tried to re-download Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu heat problems with Medion Akoya Notebook

My Notebook heats up tremendously after I start Ubuntu - I also noticed that it runs slower than my Windows 7 (not to mention the fact, that Windows 7 does not come even close to the heat production ...
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Wubi: Cannot download metalink and therefore the ISO (Change?)

Lots of people in the community have had problems with the Wubi already. I also have those problems. But after checking the logfiles of the problem, I had an idea, and I hope that someone can help me ...
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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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Wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted

I just installed Ubuntu using WUBI. I followed this tutorial and when I select Ubuntu from Windows boot loader, it says wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted. Then Windows boot manager appears again. ...
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I downloaded ubuntu 15.04 from canonical's website but wubi is ignoring that file and downloading ubuntu 14.10 x64 amd

I downloaded ubuntu 15.04 from canonical's website but wubi is ignoring that file and downloading ubuntu 14.10 x64 amd.but not my processor neither my motherboard are from amd.help me.it's urgent.
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How can I change 10_lupin file from read only mode to write mode?

It is in the directory /etc/grub.d/10_lupin. I am trying to install Ubuntu on my old Windows XP computer through wubi Windows installer for Ubuntu. However, there is a bug in 10_lupin, which is a ...
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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 ...