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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Will I have problems updating to 13.04 when 12.10 was installed using WUBI? [duplicate]

Basically, that's what I'm trying to figure out. How can I install the latest version WITHOUT using wndows?
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Dual boot in ubuntu with pre-installd windows 8 in hpg6-2301ax [duplicate]

I have a hp laptop with windoows 8 pre-installed. I installed ubuntu-12.10 with wubi.exe, I got screen about about OS selection. But when i choose ubuntu, it crashes saying wubildr.mbr file missing. ...
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Ubuntu boots to a grub prompt

So I installed Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit, as was recommended. I used the windows installer (Wubi). I rebooted my computer and when the choices of which OS I would like to start I choose Ubuntu. After i ...
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installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer(WUBI)! [duplicate]

If I installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer, will it create a partition in my hard disk? And after installing if i want to uninstall it what to do?
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Ubuntu installation problem [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu and may not quite understand the installation processes. I have 2 hard drives on my computer. A normal IDE C:/(50GB) and SATA E:/(about 460GB). I have formated my SATA drive in ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Dell inspiron 17R 7720 SE with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 Special Edition but I am unable to install Ubuntu 12.10. WUBI does not work for me and I am wondering if there is another way to install it my machine came ...
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Raring Wubi Won't Work [duplicate]

I was trying to install Raring to my system using Wubi, but I can't find the option to do so. Is there a reason I cannot find the Windows Installer for Raring?
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Cannot get Wubi to launch Windows 7 64-bit

So here's my problem: When I run wubi, it asks for admin rights so I hit "Yes." Then, the mouse has the loading sign next to it and disappears, nothing happens. So here's the log: 04-13 17:14 INFO ...
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Wubi install works but clean install hangs

I did a wubi install of ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 8 PC. It installed flawlessly however it was running a little to slow so I decided to wipe win8 completely and try a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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WUBI doesn't work with 32 bit windows

Well as the title says I can't use Wubi with 32 bit windows, it produces an error. Is there any fix?
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Stuck At Almost Finished Copying Files

To install ubuntu I used the windows installer, and after reboot im stuck at "almost finished copying files...". Have been here for 20mins, is this normal?
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Migrating root.disk problem

My ubuntu 11.10 got corrupted today. I had installed it using wubi installer I copied root.disk file from there. Now I installed ubuntu 11.10 using wubi on different computer.Can I use my older ...
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I can't find older version of Wubi!

here it arrive only to 2009 http://sourceforge.net/projects/wubi/files/Wubi/ how is possible? I need wubi 11.10!!! anybody can help me?
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TRY(hd0,0) NTFS5 error while booting Ubuntu installed as Wubi

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi installer. When I boot Ubuntu from boot menu then it shows the following and it sticks there forever: TRY(hd0,0) :NTFS5: What's the problem and how do I ...
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Wubi Ubuntu install - first screen after reboot is shockingly bad [duplicate]

I was finished the Ubuntu install with Wubi, and I rebooted my computer to be greeted with some DOS-looking thing and it said some things i don't remember and then "shadow passwords enabled" and it ...
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Make Wubi installation quicker [duplicate]

Wubi installation needs to download ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz, and this process is extremely slow. I can download this file from http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/ faster. How can I use a ...
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Window 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 7 using WUBI. Now I have upgraded to Windows 8. In the boot menu, it's not showing the Ubuntu OS, even when I have disabled ...
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wubi's error while installin ubuntu 12.10 on windows 7 [duplicate]

i got an error while using wubi to install ubuntu 12.10 on windows7 and all the instructions were correct, the error said ( 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_into' ) please help and thanks
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Install vmware under WUBI Ubuntu 12.04

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my win 7 64bit using WUBI with success. but here i have a big problem to install vmware 9.0.0 or vmware 8.1.0 under Ubuntu 12.04, always in get crashed to complete the ...
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Ubuntu uninstall problem [duplicate]

I installed my Ubuntu 12.10 using wubi.exe. My laptop crashed and I decided to re-install my Windows. Now, I cannot uninstall Wbuntu 12.10 using the control panel in Windows. I have already deleted ...
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi installer. and I thing storage is limited [duplicate]

When I install updates it says sometimes no enough space clear cache and I did that. The thing is, I have Ubuntu installed on a partition with 20 GB free the whole partition is 20 GB. And I guess ...
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how to make pen drive bootable and from where I get .iso file? [duplicate]

I have Lenovo G580 (i5 3rd Gen) laptop with win7(64bit) ultimate. I want to install ubuntu 12.04.2 (64bit) with USB for dual boot. I download it from ubuntu.com with named ...
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Ubuntu Wubi 12.04 LTS won't mount

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 32-bit as a Wubi install, but I get this: An error occurred while mounting /tmp. I can choose to skip mounting or repair manually. I ...
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How to fix Ubuntu installation error with wubi? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows installer in my system, partition E. I just cut Ubuntu and paste into another location and after that, Ubuntu is not working. Whenever I try to install, it ...
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Setting Ubuntu As The Default Operating System When Using The Windows Installer [duplicate]

How do you set Ubuntu as the default operating system after you have installed Ubuntu with the Windows Ubuntu Installer?
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How can i install Ubuntu (NOT WUBI!) without delete Windows [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu without Wubi...BUT i am afraid to delete Windows. Pls help. PS: sorry for my bad english i am from Germany.
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Is it fully possible to install Ubuntu on a “slave HDD”, by using Wubi, I've Windows 7 as primary HDD?

Is it fully possible to install Ubuntu on a slave HDD, by using Wubi, I've Windows 7 as primary HDD ? I mean will Wubi installation go normal on "slave HDD", like no blue screens of death , or any ...
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Failed 12.04 installation on W7 Machine, how do I resolve this?

I successfully installed 12.04 with wubi on a Windows 7 machine. but after a restart, remaining installation process failed to work. About 2/3rds of the installation had completed.. How can I ...
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Removing Ubuntu [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu using the Wubi Windows installer however I've decided to go back to Windows 7 and was wondering how do I uninstall everything and go back to Windows 7? I've tried to run the ...
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Wubi install, lost home folder, recovery options?

I have been running Ubuntu for over a year on my laptop and I've really come to enjoy it. So much that it has replaced Windows in my day-to-day activities. Yesterday an error occurred on my desktop ...
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How do i install from USB disk?

I've tried booting from my usb flash drive even after creating a bootable USB disk and several attempts to alter my bios into booting from the usb proved futile. Also, when I tried the assisted ...
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Wubi installer for Windows 8 [duplicate]

Will it format the drive, I install it to? Like if I install it to C:, will it format C:?
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows 7

I have a windows 7 laptop. I downloaded the Wubi.exe from ubuntu and whatnot, and ran it. After all that went well, I rebooted to finish the install.Then I get a screen that says " Try (hd0, 0): ...
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“No root file system is defined error” when installing [duplicate]

i tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with CD but it is not detecting my Windows Installation (Windows XP SP2) and I don't want to do partioning manually. I then tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi. ...
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Cannot install in VM or through wubi

I've tried VMs and now Wubi, and whenever i use a VM to install, i get "must run in low graphics mode" with a black screen or it freezes afterward. When I install on my real machine through wubi, I ...
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Resizing wubi installation [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu using Wubi on my windows 7 computer. My goal is to instal Team Fortress 2 onto the Ubuntu part so I can play TF2 in Linux. So far everything has gone well from ...
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WUBI installer carrying in pendrive [duplicate]

can I copy all the downloaded WUBI related files and use it for installation in other PCs??? please help me. I have an assignment tomorrow
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Wubi-installed Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu for the first time using the Wubi installer, everything went well until I tried to boot. I turned off the PC, turned it back on, chose Ubuntu as the OS to boot, and then I ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu without access to uninstall file

I tried to use the Windows add remove program to uninstall Ubuntu, but it says I dont have access to the uninstall-wubi. which is apparantly on my H drive which windows doesnt even know exists. is ...
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Startup Error Problem

I installed Ubuntu with the Windows Installer, reboot laptop and choose Ubuntu in startup options. But then the console said what Windows cannot be launched and asked for a disk with OS. Also it ...
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Cannot download Ubuntu using the Windows installer

I've tried three times to install Ubuntu using Windows installer. The first time it hung up in Wubi. Second time said it would take 6h 10 min. Began running then disappeared after 30 minutes. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not installing via USB stick

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) and I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 4 GB memory stick. Nothing comes up about installation. The only thing that comes up is Install Ubuntu (F:) in AutoPlay. I open ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu 12.10 (No wubildr / Cannot find GRLDR)

I'm new to using Ubuntu and installed it using Wubi.exe on Windows 8. I created the partition, booted Ubuntu and everything was fine. I shutdown my laptop for the night and when I attempted to boot ...
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error occured while installing ubuntu 12.04 using Windows installer for Ubuntu Desktop

While trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 using wubi on my machine which is already installed with Win7, at last it is throwing an Error Pop-up with error code 22 and also says that INVALID ARGUMENT. ...
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How can I dual boot with an Asus G55VW?

I just bought a new Asus G55VW ROG notebook. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8 without success. I tried several different things: I installed from Windows using wubi. Now ...
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Installed Ubuntu with Wubi on Windows 7. When I'm booting up the computer, my keyboard won't respond and I can't switch to Ubuntu

After I installed Ubuntu with Wubi, I rebooted my computer and Ubuntu loaded up fine. I then restarted the computer to see if I could switch in to Windows, which I could. And then once again I tried ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu 12.10 using Windows Installer on Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot boot WUBI installed Ubuntu with Windows 8 When I select Ubuntu from the Windows boot manager screen I get this error message: Windows failed to start. A recent ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wont boot with the windows installer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I just installed 12.10 on my pc alongside windows 8. I followed all the direction with the windows ...
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no icons, no taskbar after i login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears i installed Ubuntu 12.10 last night using the windows installer and when i rebooted it started up, got to the login ...
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Wubi installation sticking at almost finished copying files

I am using Ubuntu windows installer to install Ubuntu a safer way ... first time it installed correctly but due to some issues I uninstalled Ubuntu.. but now it is always sticking at almost finished ...