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

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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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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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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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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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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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Can I install Wubi on Windows 10?

I have installed Windows 10 and now I want to install Wubi... Is it possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu Password help

I installed Ubuntu using wubi it asked me to enter a password for my account . I entered the same password twice . When I booted ubuntu it asked for my username I entered it then it asked for my ...
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my pc displays GRUB and doesn't starts

I just tried to install ubuntu on my PC. I ran Wubi and rebooted computer. My pc has two partitions, one with windows installed and the other with an ubuntu-based linux OS called Linkat, created in my ...
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“unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing using wubi?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using wubi from windows 7 and I am getting this error “unable to find a medium containing a live file system” video of the problem Edit md5sum ubuntu-14.04.2-...
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ubuntu install wubi?

first, sorry about my poor english. i have win 8.1 pre installed. i have tried to install ubuntu on another disk, i make another and gave him 30GB . then i download ubuntu 14 amd64 and Universal USB ...
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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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New install of 15.04 with Windows 7 but Window says file is missing so wont open [closed]

I've just install 15.04 and rebooted to go into system but I get the following error. File: /ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr is missing. status: Oxc0000001 the message recommended rebooting with the ...
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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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How to Restore Windows after Ubuntu Installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my Desktop PC , which had Windows 8 installed before that. Windows 8 now shows in the boot menu but when I click on it, it goes to blank screen with a command ...
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Windows installer for Ubuntu not available anymore? [duplicate]

In my Windows 8, I am trying to install Ubuntu in a new partition I´ve made. I am following a tutorial, and it says that I can get the Windows Installer from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/...
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Fastest/easiest way to install Ubuntu on Windows 8

I'm sorry if this is asked frequently but I have a problem, the computer I'm going to install Ubuntu is not mine and can only keep it for about 4-5 days, however I need Linux for homework. In the ...
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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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BCM43142 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

I tried many solutions given for other BCM43 drivers and nothing helped me!! I saw one guy posted that WiFi wont work for Wubi Ubuntu of BCM43142. I do not have ethernet connection too in my home!! I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 can't boot after hard shutdown [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 from wubi application with Windows 7 as partition. I was using ubuntu for some time. After that it freezes for some time and I shut it down by long press on the power button. ...
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How increase filesystem size on ubuntu running inside windows [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and currently i am running it in the inside windows mode installed with Wubi. My problem is my filesystem is running on low disk space. Can i extend the filesystem size without ...
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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 14.04 Wubi Installation: root.disk is write-protected cant be mount

I've installed Ubuntu through Wubi. As the Wubi is not working well with 14.04 the disk / is mounting as read only. So I rebooted and gone through recovery mode and choosed root terminal. I tried to ...
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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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ubuntu 12.4 dualboot installation problem

I have a little problem. I want to install ubuntu with win7. When I start wubi, this is picture that I see. If I try option full instalation ("Probna i puna instalacija" on Serbian), I see the second ...