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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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Ubuntu cannot detect my Logitech Wireless m510 mouse?

I have my mouse plugged in but it doesn't have drivers so it doesn't work. How do I find the drivers? Please give me a link or tell me how to detect them from Ubuntu Software?
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How isolated are Windows and Wubi-Ubuntu installations?

If I install Ubuntu via Wubi, I would like to still use Windows for many things, like playing some games not available on Ubuntu. While using Ubuntu, if I encountered an executable that would ...
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failed ubuntu installation

so i downloaded ubuntu 12.04 and i unzipped the folder. I didn't burn it on a DVD I just launched it of the download folder. I clicked on the wubi.exe icon and proceeded to fill out the items and when ...
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After installing Wubi to a different drive than Windows, why is my bootloader gone?

I used the windows installer of ubuntu 12.04 to download and install Ubuntu. I remember installing Ubuntu in different drive than that which contains Windows-7, it asked me to restart and when I did, ...
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Can Wubi install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?

I am trying to develop for Android on Ubuntu but it requires a 64 bit version. Can Wubi install a 64 bit version or do I need to do a regular install?
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How do I prepare for installing Ubuntu from Windows (Wubi)?

If I were to install Ubuntu via the method stated here; http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer Will I need to download/install anything else first? Do I simply select "Boot Ubuntu" ...
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Why does Wubi installation fail with “Error: 'None Type' object has no attribute 'get_info'”?

I'm trying to install Wubi from Windows, and it fails half-way with this error: "None Type" object has no attribute 'get_info' c:\user\hp\Appdata\local\temp\wubi-12.04rev266 How can I complete ...
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Why does Wubi slow down or freeze when there is heavy disk activity?

Im a first-time user to Ubuntu-12.04 with WUBI installation. I have a Dell vostro 3450 with i5 2410m, 3 gb ram, intel hd3000, amd 6630m hybrid. Surfing and playing games works flawlessly. However, ...
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Windows 7/ 12.04 Dual Boot Mess

I am new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to a brand new desktop which had Windows 7 pre-installed, and am dual-booting between them. Both operating systems work well. ...
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Windows Error After Wubi Install

The initial install on my laptop was Windows 7. I installed Wubi on Sunday - the install seemed fine. I was able to log in and use both Ubuntu and Windows. On Monday I started receiving the ...
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Wubi installation doesn't complete

I have a problem with the Wubi installation on windows. I open the installation, put the info, click "Install" and wait. But at some point, the program closes, without giving me any error or ...
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Wubi ubuntu 12.04 install upgrade to full

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. It had Windows XP on it and the DVD drive died. And I would like to migrate to Ubuntu. So I used Wubi. But it seems that wubi installs ubuntu on a ...
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My installed Ubuntu 10.10 system is broken. Can I install 12.04 over it using the Wubi installer?

I installed Maverick Meerkat when it came out alongside Windows 7, via the traditional installer (not Wubi). So everytime I restart/booted up my computer, I'd get a purple OS selection screen, to ...
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Stuck at boot, both with wubi and USB

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 through USB and with wubi interface. Nothing works. With USB, I will enter the main menu, doesn't matter what i choose, "install ubuntu on a hard drive" or "boot ...
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How do I customize Wubi (like a LiveCD)?

I made an customized version of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with my required software, but after customization, wubi.exe does not work. Any idea how to make it work again?
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My hard disk with Vista and Wubi is failing, how can I use Wubi to rescue it?

Can I just drag stuff to the 'host' folder? (which contains my windows files) or some other way? I have windows vista and the hard disk is dying (the annoying 'a hard disk is reporting health ...
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Ubuntu won't start

I've had Ubuntu installed, using WUBI, for some time now - a few months or so. It's worked fine until now, allowing me to login, use it's features etc... Two days ago, I turned on my computer and ...
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I need some help with the Windows installer

I am having some trouble installing Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. The instructions at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows say (in step 7) that I chose to boot ...
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How can I save my existing Ubuntu Wubi installation when I re-install Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can re-use Ubuntu which was installed via Wubi on Windows 7? I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 inside Windows 7 (C: drive) using Wubi. I want to re-install Windows 7, ...
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Cannot find Documents folder from Windows installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to View Windows Files on a Wubi install? My computer has three separate hard discs C, E & F: Windows 7 boots from C drive E drive contains all my document ...
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Wubi won't start on Windows 7 64-bit

I have got latest wubi. And when i run it it asks me for admin privilidges, and then nothing happens. I read that u have do something with python at system paths. But I don't have any python on that ...
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Is it possible to copy Wubi install to another computer?

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux overall. I am using Ubuntu on dual boot in my Dell netbook. I installed Wubi yesterday and did lots of customizing and installing things. I have a desktop with no OS in ...
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How do I boot up in windows after using the wubi installer

I used the wubi installer (using a 15 Gb install size, presuming this was the amount it would use as its partition of the hard drive, but apparently it doesn't use a partition) on Windows 7. On reboot ...
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How do i install another ubuntu 12.04 , while one exists inside Windows 7 through Wubi

I am trying to install one more instance of ubuntu 12.04 on my machine so that i can play around with its drivers. I want the already installed version ( done through wubi on my windows 7) , to be ...
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Upgrade or replace a Wubi installation?

I've got Windows 7 with Wubi 11.10 installed. I would like to upgrade to 12.04 but I'm not sure what the best path would be. I'm not skilled enough to use Ubuntu all the time, and my iPhone requires ...
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Kubuntu Problem when Installing - metalink unable to download therefore ISO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi fails to install Kubuntu: “cannot download metalink…” I installed ubuntu with no errors, when I try to install Kubuntu using wubi.exe I get this: ...
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First Timer struggling to install Wubi

I'm trying to use Ubuntu for the first time here. Trying to install 12.04 using the wubi file (following these instructions: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows ), but at ...
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ubuntu wont boot after installing wubi from windows 7

I have installed ubuntu destop with the windows installer (in windows 7). The installation seemed to be fine. However when I restarted the notebook (hp pavilion g6) and choose to boot ubuntu, it only ...
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Why does Wubi installer not find my CD and then abort?

When I try to install Ubuntu 11.10 using Wubi I get an error asking to check C:/users/home/appdata/local/temp/wubi-11.10-rev245.log I don't know what to do. I am not using the internet to ...
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Broadcom wireless doesn't work on an HP Mini 110 1199EA under Wubi install [duplicate]

I used the Windows install for Ubuntu today, it all installed easily and automatically but I could not go on the Internet. Please tell me how to solve this problem. I think it was "Ubuntu Desktop ...
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Why does my wireless stop working in Ubuntu if I turn it off in Windows?

I recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu with wubi, everything works fine, I installed the driver for my wireless card, works great, but I found this problem: On Windows 7, if I turn off the ...
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Backup, install and restore Programms/Settings of Ubuntu (Wubi ) Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I would like to now how to backup my Ubuntu (Wubi) instllation correctly. I would like to install Ubuntu on my harddisk ...
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Can't install Ubuntu using Wubi on a Windows dynamic disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't able to install ubuntu alongside with Win7 ..: When I try to install ubuntu 12.04 - 64 bit alongside win 7 prof. 64 bit it generated the following error. How ...
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No Install along Windows option in 12.04 cd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? I have downloaded 12.04 CD via torrent from Ubuntu site. When i mount the CD on MagicDisk it does not show the Install along Windows ...
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wubi boots into grub after 12.04 install

I would just like to recover the files off of the wubi install and then install a proper version of ubuntu, is there any way to recover the files? for further information. I had ubuntu 11.04 and ...
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How do I allow Ubuntu to use more space on my computer?

Ubuntu currently won't use more than 4GiBs on my computer, but I need more space. My computer can hold much more than 4GiBs. How do I allow Ubuntu to use more? Please give step-by-step instructions in ...
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How do I enable Trim on an SSD in a Wubi install under Windows 7?

I've installed Wubi on an SSD on a Windows 7 x64 system. Wubi and Windows 7 reside on the same ntfs formated drive/partition. How does trim work for this configuration? How do I configure it? ...
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Redirected to Ubuntu downloads page when clicking the wubi download button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I download the Windows installer (Wubi) from the Ubuntu website? Am I missing the Windows installer? It keeps taking me to the same page and I keep running ...
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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 ...
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wubi bcdedit error?

When I try to uninstall Ubuntu (only to reinstall it, of course) from windows, I get an error message about a bcdedit error. What is this and how do I fix it? And yes, I am using wubi.
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How to install 11.10 with wubi?

All that is available for wubi installation is Ubuntu 12.04, but I strongly prefer 11.10. Is there any way that I can use wubi installer for 11.10?
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attempted WUBI install corrupted Vista

Tried to install WUBI through Google Chrome on my Vista machine. Got through the usual warning about running new software, selected "continue" and waited for a prompt about where to install WUBI. ...
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Crunchbang! how to install on second HDD and have working grub [closed]

I really want to try Crunchbang linux, but i have only ever used Wubi to dual boot and i have only even installed a Ubuntu based OS. is it as simple as just installing via a cd on the second hard ...
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How do I remove the extra Ubuntu option on the Windows Boot Manager menu?

I installed ubuntu using Wubi side by side with Windows. I decided to uninstall ubuntu and install Kubuntu, which I did successfully. However now when I boot my computer, the Windows Boot Manager ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 within Windows 7 with a CD image of ubuntu (without use of an external CD/USB)?

The wubi installer that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't allow one to install ubuntu within windows. I downloaded the Wubi installer available here Ubuntu Windows Installer This howerver doesnt allow ...
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Wubi on Windows 8 without secure boot?

I have a MacBook Pro. I've heard rumours that if Windows 8 is going to have this thing called "Secure boot", Wubi cannot work. At first I plan to install Ubuntu on my mac via Wubi(and windows via ...
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How do I enable hibernation on Wubi?

I installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7 Sager laptop using Wubi. Hibernate (i.e. suspend to disc) is not an option from the power icon, only suspend, shutdown, etc. Hibernate is also not an option from my ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi?

I want to uninstall Ubuntu because I just don't like it... I have windows 7 and no boot disk or anything special to uninstall, when I installed Ubuntu it said easy to uninstall and I would love to ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu header [duplicate]

After updating Ubuntu to the latest version 12.04 I found Ubuntu corrupted after two days. I tried uninstalling but it wouldn't and gave me errors. I uninstalled using Revo uninstaller. Now I am ...
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How do I remove windows on Ubuntu partition?

I'm new to UBUNTU, I have an old PC and wanted to try it out. Installed it using the windows installer and it created its own partition. I would like to uninstall windows and run this as the sole OS. ...