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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how to install ubuntu 32bit with wubi [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 32bit with wubi, I tried to create shortcut from wubi.exe and change target to "32bit" but it didn't work and remained downloading 64bit can any one help me ?
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Is it possible to run two versions of Ubuntu side by side on a single Machine using wubi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable booting multiple Ubuntu Wubi? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 installed using Wubi (OS: Windows 7 x64). Now Can I install 12.04 LTS on a different drive and use it ...
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Xubuntu No WUBILDR error

I downloaded Xubuntu trough the wubi installer on Windows 7 and it worked just fine, But when i choose Xubuntu at the boot menu i get the NO WUBILDR error and then it just continues and I log on just ...
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Installed 12.04 via WUBI, now monitor problems [duplicate]

Had to revive an old desk top because my oldest dumped Sprite on our laptop. Ouch! Anyway, I installed 12.04 on this Vista machine (e-machines, AMD Athlon). The install went fine, when I rebooted ...
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How do I access Win7 files through a Wubi

After recently installing 12.04 through Wubi, Windows 7 is now not booting, not even in safe mode. There is one folder on the C drive that I need a copy of which I forgot to backup before installing ...
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Internal error message pops up after each time system is rebooted

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi. But each time I boot the system, an internal error message pops up. As shown below: Executable path /usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py Package ...
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No boot option after Ubuntu install

I just installed Ubuntu on my Windows Vista laptop using the Windows Installer.After the install i rebooted the system and Ubuntu started automatically. When i restarted again i did not get the option ...
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Help: Ubuntu installation not working… Kernel Panic [closed]

I just tried to download and install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion desktop, I installed it on a separate 72gb partition on my hard drive with the hopes of running it alongside windows xp professional. I ...
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How to mount disk.root into my new Ubuntu?

I tried sudo mount -t /media/66CC2BC0CC2B88FF/ubuntu/disks/disk.root -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0 but it didn't work. Any suggestions? TY!
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How do I blacklist a hardware item before reboot through the Wubi Win interface?

specifically I need to blacklist b43 broadcom adapter so my installation will stop crashing, but the accessibility button on the windows portion of the setup does not do what it does from a live cd ...
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Can I mount a Wubi .disk image in a new Wubi installation?

I've bricked my Ubuntu Wubi installation and as a result I can't get to the log-in screen. The computer sits at a blank, off-black (that kinda deep red/brown) screen after I've selected which Kernel ...
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Why Won't WUBI Start On Windows XP (32-Bit)

I try to start up wubi.exe and nothing ever appears on the screen, I even have TaskManager open and the program just quits after a minute (not even). Is this a Windows XP 32-Bit glitch or error?
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Wubi installation on a Whole-Disk-encrypted system?

I have a laptop with Whole Disk Encryption. Can I still install using Wubi?
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How to enable booting multiple Ubuntu Wubi?

I want to use both Ubuntu Wubi 11.04 and Ubuntu Wubi 12.04 so that the boot menu will displays 3 options: Windows, Ubuntu 11.04 & Ubuntu 12.04. My current approach is to only use either of them, ...
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Is it possible to use mint4win and wubi at the same time?

A year or two ago, I installed mint4win on a Windows 7 netbook, and have used it frequently since, with no issues (even once when I had to cold reboot!). I enjoy using Linux Mint, but after trying ...
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Reformatted my Windows 7 install but forgot to get rid of my wubi install before I did so

Now I have a wubi partition on my HDD that I can't remove via add/remove programs. Would simply running the latest wubi install remove my existing wubi partition?
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Wubi install on AMD64 - won't boot to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Have successfully installed Ubuntu on 3 other machines 2 x 11.10 and 1 x 12.04LTS but having problems with: Dell Inspiron 1721 AMD Turion 64 2GHz with 2 GB ram, 320GB HD with 100GB free running ...
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Instal Ubuntu to w2k machine

I have a dilapidated PC at home i want to turn turn into a server (probably with debian on it in the end). My first thoughts were to install Ubuntu through the live-boot USB but for some reason, I ...
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Dark purple screen with graphic corruption at boot, using wubi

Decided to give Ubuntu a try using the stand alone wubi.exe. When I'm done installing, and rebooting for the first time, I only get a black screen with a blinking text input cursor, and my caps lock ...
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Ubuntu freezes running the first time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? 12.04 Freezes on first run after install, loading screen says 'Preparing to run Ubuntu for the first time...' — stuck on 2nd dot ...
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Cannot install ati/amd graphics through wubi on MacBook Pro [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 through Wubi on my Windows dual boot on a late 2011 MacBook Pro. Everything seems to be in working order, except when I try to install the ATI/AMD graphics drivers; it fails ...
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Why won't my hard drive show up?

I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed with WUBI on my Windows 7 x64 computer. I wanted to install 12.04, so I just uninstalled 11.04 and installed 12.04 also using WUBI. When I ran 12.04 as a LiveDVD, I was ...
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Only choice for Desktop Environment Is Lubuntu in Wubi

Good morning, after the release of 12.04, I tried to install Ubuntu on my laptop (Windows 7 Home, 4GB Ram, T6600, >80 GB free space on C) via wubi (downloaded from here: Windows installer for Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to modify the Wubi Installer for other distros?

I'm interested in trying out other distros but I for various reasons, I'm not allowed to actually install them with all the partitioning and such. Ubuntu's Wubi installs various Ubuntu derivatives. ...
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“There is another file or directory with this name. ” error while installing inside Windows

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 inside Windows, it showed error occurred, permission denied, for more see the log file. Last week I tried to install Xubuntu, it showed same problem. But I installed ...
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How to upgrade from 32bit Wubi to 64bit Wubi?

I have a 12.04 beta 2 Wubi installed. I want to change it to a 64 bit wubi when I upgrade to the final 12.04 version. Would I need to uninstall the old Wubi and then reinstall a complete new one? ...
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“None-type” error on Wubi after MD5HASH check fails

c29be6d58c1581d9cd679aca25db77d1 ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.metalink c7a6b99206703cfe37f1da5af1d28e3a ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.metalink 4e44ca9bc7ee8ab54ff9565a5437bdc2 ...
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Can I install Ubuntu inside Windows?

Ubuntu 12.04 won't come with the Windows Installer (Wubi) pre-added. But is there any way to install 12.04 using Wubi?
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Is there a wubi installer for the ubuntu DVD version?

These days my heart pumps more blood to itself because of Ubuntu 12.04 release. I would like to download it about two or three days later.we know there is a wubi for the cd version included. I want to ...
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Windows 7 does not boot after Wubi Install [closed]

I wanted to try Ubuntu, so I went with Wubi. While I like what I see with Ubuntu, i'm now unable to boot windows 7. I can see both windows7 and Ubuntu at boot time. If i select Ubuntu, it boots and ...
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Migrating a Wubi install and Drivers, and data when the Wubi install is messed up

I accidentally installed a non-functional video driver using the Jockey tool. That lead to me only seeing this on a reboot. Which leads to my question: I read up on migrating my Wubi install, and I ...
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ubuntu boot problems

I installed ubuntu 11.10 using wubi on an old HP Compaq nx7400 laptop. It has worked fine until recently, but now whenever I try to boot it freezes. I first get the usual boot screen, with the colored ...
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How do I install Lubuntu without a USB or CDROM?

The CD-ROM does not work. My PC is very old and does not boot through USB. I want to install Lubuntu through Windows. Wubi does not support Lubuntu (That is what I think). Is there a program like ...
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Cannot start Wubi 11.10 without “nomodeset”

I am a bit of a Linux noob, so help me out a bit. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 in Wubi on my Acer Aspire 5734z laptop ([specs][1]) and when i boot, i have to use nomodeset by pressing e at bootup, or the ...
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WUBI - Super Block Error

We had installed ubuntu 10.04 using Wubi on my machine. After a reboot it stopped working. Its says super block corrupted Is there any tool or how can I get my data from the Ubuntu OS which is ...
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Increase size of root partition after installing Ubuntu in Windows

Every time update manager prompts an update I get a message saying that there is not enough space available, however the partition with Ubuntu installed has over 10 GB of free space available. I'm ...
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I can't install using Wubi due to permission denied error [closed]

I can't install ubuntu 11.10 inside my windows 7. It shows permission denied while installation. It gave a log file having the following data: 03-29 20:19 DEBUG TaskList: # Running tasklist... 03-29 ...
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Wubi install stuck at purple screen

Well, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 via Wubi on my MSI U270. Everything was running fine, I even got fglrx working after I manually downloaded a .run and executed it. Then I thought of running the complete ...
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Wubi fails to start on an Acer Aspire 4750G

Yesturday i tried to install Ubuntu with wubi to my laptop (ACER aspire 4750G). I have a windows7 sp1 now. First i tried install 12.04, but after when it offer to restart the computer i saw an error. ...
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MUBI Installer for MAC (Similiar to WUBI for Windows) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Install for Mac OS X Any idea when would the MUBI installer would be release for MAC.
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Do I need to reinstall language environments?

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 (using wubi) and want to make it my main development environment. I have Java, ruby, gcc, haskell, python (and the list goes on) environments, compilers and ...
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Customize wubi installer?

I want to customize the wubi installer and change the ubuntu name and logo from the installer as well as from the add/remove programs menu.
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Build a custom Ubuntu based distribution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my own customized Ubuntu version? I am working on making a custom Ubuntu 11.10 based distro.(64 bit) I am adding non open source packages, replacing ...
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initrd.lz is corrupted error occured while installing 11.10

C:\ubuntu\install\boot\initrd.lz is corrupted. Error pop-up comes up every time i am trying to install ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386 using wubi. error comes when the installation process is almost ...
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Where I can download the Wubi installer for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS?

I just download the Wubi installer for Ubuntu 11.10 and gives me an error. And in a forum someone says me that if I can try downloading the Wubi installer for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS but, I'm seeking it ...
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How does Ubuntu run without Wubi Root file

This is crazy I know, My recent experiment gave me a unforgettable experience, I usually use ubuntu as a Wubi installation because it is easy to backup my 10.10 system and give a try to new versions ...
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How to View Windows Files on a Wubi install?

I wanted to ask, how can i view all my windows files on Ubuntu. I found out how to get my D drive folders but have yet not figured out how to get my C drive files. Please give me an easy way to find ...
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Can I reinstall and keep updates and software from my wubi installation?

I already have Ubuntu 11.10 which I installed it using 'wubi'. Now I noticed that this kind of installation have some limitation like I can't hibernate and etc. Now I want to reinstall my Ubuntu ...
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What does this kernel panic means?

I am using ZenBook ASUS and after trying to install virtual box from ubuntu software center on ubuntu 11.10 unity, I faced with kernel panic and from that time from time to time I am facing with the ...
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Wubi install does not load

I'm new to Ubuntu and want to install it along side Windows, so I can get the hang of it. I installed it using Wubi, I then chose to run Ubuntu from the boot menu it does then I get 2 options: ...