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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WUBI Boot Configuration Error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Installer Error: The boot configuration data store could not be opened I've recently been trying to install WUBI Ubuntu version 11.10 on my Win7 x64 laptop. It has, ...
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Boot menu has a problem I can not boot Ubuntu or anything because the menu does not show [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu not showing up on boot menu after Wubi installation Alright so I downloaded and installed Ubuntu to a Windows XP machine via wubi. When I rebooted the boot menu ...
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Permission denied: 'F:\\wubildr' when install using Wubi

I run into problem when tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows 7 using wubi installer. During installation popup with error similar to this appears: Permission denied: for more details see the log ...
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Accessing Windows partition inside Wubi [duplicate]

My hard disk crashed and I had to reinstall Ubuntu. I dual booted it using Wubi and I installed it in C: partition. When I boot into Ubuntu, I can't see my partition (The partition where Windows is ...
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11.10 wubi not able to access windows drives

Earlier have installed ubuntu 11.04 using wubi and from my ubuntu, I was able to access my windows drives (Places>...) Now I have upgraded to 11.10 and now I am not able to access the same Any ...
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Migrating wubi to a real partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I have three partitions, /dev/sda1 File System: NTFS Mount Point: /media/System Reserved Size: 100 MiB Free: 42.88 MiB ...
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Will installing Ubuntu harm my computer?

I installed Ubuntu using wubi on hp dv6-6135dx. When I boot into Ubuntu, I get a black screen. The wireless light turns blue after a while, meaning Ubuntu has loaded the driver, but the screen ...
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GRUB booting problem

I'd Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit installed via wubi on windows 7 64 bit. The installation was a success. I'd either access Ubuntu, or windows 7 on the boot option of my computer. i made use of both OS for ...
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wubi installed ubuntu 11.10 wont boot

after reboot (which wubi prompted me to do) i choose ubuntu and a few lines of code and i press escape and choose normal mode ,the screen fills with code i then get a blinking cursor for about 30 ...
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Errors using Wubi on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 64-bit PC and encountered multiple error screens. It finally showed an error with users\appdata\local\temp\wubi-11.10-rev245.log.
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'"Windows Backend object has no attribute 'iso-path' - see log for details.' error when trying to install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 in windows XP, Everything went as before until the countdown clock reached zero, then I got "Windows Backend object has no attribute 'iso-path' - see log for ...
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Mounting Wubi part from another Linux installation

hope someone can help. I need to access 11.04 ubuntu files residing on a second hard drive (dual boot XP/Ubuntu) from a 10.04 hard drive installation. The 11.04 system co-exists with XP on the second ...
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Manual Uninstall of Wubi Failed, Stuck and Cannot Reinstall [closed]

I want to reinstall Wubi on Windows 7 (ASUS 1215N). I followed the uninstall instructions at this Ubuntu Wiki page. I get this error message: Error executing command ...
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Why can't I choose Ubuntu at boot?

I installed Ubuntu along side windows xp, and at the choose OS screen my keyboard doesn't work. I can't even hit enter to just start xp I have to wait for the count down. Any ideas?
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How do I change the OS name in the Boot menu?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi (windows installer) and when i boot my computer it gives me the option of windows 7 home premium and Ubuntu. I want to change the name of Ubuntu to Windows 7 ...
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Error Ubuntu 11.10 despues de instalar [Error after installing Ubuntu 11.10]

Instale Ubuntu 11.10, termino de instalar y no tiene nada, ni aplicaciones, ni esa barrita lateral de Unity, no tiene nada, ni si quiera la barra donde aparece la hora; ¿por qué? y me aparece un ...
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Why is there a delay for logging in (wubi)?

I use wubi to install Ubuntu under win7 in partition F which is fat32. When I choose Ubuntu at boot time, it jumps into a window. It shows two choices: ubuntu ubuntu recovery After choosing ...
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Can't install ubuntu in my Sony Vaio VPC21EFX [closed]

I wonder if anyone ever tried to install ubuntu [11.10 in my case] in a Sony Vaio VPC 21EFX, preferably using wubi. I tried several ubuntu builds but none of them seem to work. I just get a black ...
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Asking about deleted partition at boot

I have Ubuntu installed through Wubi. I also had another partition on my computer to try out the dev preview of Windows 8 aptly named Windows_8. After I was done playing, I deleted the Windows 8 ...
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Problem with fresh wubi installation

I'm new to Ubuntu and all the Linux stuff. Firstly I downloaded a Ubuntu11.10 iso and burned it through ImgBurn (freeware) on CD. Booted the CD and shortly the Ubuntu logo appeared and disappeared ...
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Remove partition for failed installation

I tried installing ubuntu alongside windows 7 Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows and I failed so I decided to go with wubi again. after installing it, I noticed a separate hard disk. I investigated ...
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mount.ntfs using all the CPU while trying to run a program [closed]

I've used Ubuntu for years now, but I'm currently trying out WUBI to launch Ubuntu 11.10 on a Windows 7 system without repartitioning. It comes up just fine, but when I try to install SpringSource ...
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I can't able to install ubuntu alongside with Win7 ..: [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I install Ubuntu or Wubi on a dynamic disk? (“The request isn't supported” from bcdedit.exe) I was unable to install ubuntu 11.04 and 10.10 ...
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System resets when selecting “Install alongside Windows Vista”

I have a pretty weird problem with Ubuntu 11.10. I am using a Live CD of it to install it alongside Vista, but when I click on "Install alongside Windows Vista", it just resets. I've tried installing ...
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My zte ac 8700 usb modem is not recognized. What should I do?

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have seen Ubuntu on Youtube got attracted, so I installed it on my Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook as a software in win 7 starter. Everything is good, but when comes to ...
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Ubuntu With Windows Safe?

Is it safe to run Windows and Ubuntu together on one PC? Will it "mess with" my computer? I'm using Windows 7. Thanks!
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How to tell if Ubuntu is installed inside or alongside Windows?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a computer with Windows on it (and later upgraded to 11.04 and 11.10). Now I can't remember whether Ubuntu was installed inside Windows (Wubi) or in its own partition. How ...
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Ubuntu not showing up on boot menu after Wubi installation

I have installed Ubuntu to my hard drive using Wubi. The installation seemed to be successful; however, after rebooting my PC I am not brought to a boot menu, and Windows just starts normally. When I ...
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Why when I retrieve the list of partitions it only gives me one result?

When I type sudo fdisk -l it just gives me 1 partition (I have 2 partitions for Ubuntu and Windows 7). See the full result: Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320071851520 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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Which is the right location i.e. partition to install ubuntu 11.10 using wubi?

As the wubi installer gives you all options for all partitions on Hard Disk which is the right and good option to select? On C: where windows 7 installed or another D: ?
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Screen Goes Black/Blank After Trying to Run Xubuntu? [closed]

I just used Wubi to install Xubuntu to my computer. The install seemed successful. I rebooted my computer, and I selected Xubuntu from the options (the two options were Xubuntu and Windows 7, my ...
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Impossible to run Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Installer Error? I've been trying for a while to run Ubuntu, but nothing I do seems to work (outside of a virtual machine, and I'd really rather not run it in a ...
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Wubi Installer Error: The boot configuration data store could not be opened

I'm trying to install Xubuntu using Wubi, however, once I start the installer, it runs all the way through (on the Installing Xubuntu-11.10 page with the two loading bars), and it gets to "Remaining ...
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Pulseaudio/flash overloading CPU [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flash player + YouTube HD = crashing plugin My laptop fan has now been going full throttle for 10 minutes (not unusual) and top shows: PID USER PR NI VIRT ...
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Extremely Long Boot Time

I installed 11.10 via Wubi on my Toshiba NB-205 netbook (Intel Atom N280 / 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, Mobile Intel 945GSE Express). After the initial boot and login, which went fine, I was checking out the ...
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Wubi Error “There is no disk in the drive”

It gives me three options "Cancel" "Try Again" "Continue" but everytime i click any of them it just pops back up. After a long time of clicking continue it brought me to the normal screen and I ...
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How can you transfer wireless settings from Windows to Ubuntu?

Wubi did not transfer the wireless settings during the install. How can I transfer them? I DON'T want to install anything, nor retype the information, it's really complicated.
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How do I stop my Emachines E443 system from freezing either at the login screen or right after I get in?

MAJOR UPDATE: I am no longer using Ubuntu with Wubi, because I like having only one OS on a PC at a time. But, it is running smoothly in VirtualBox 4.1.14, so I'm OK with 12.04 now. Thanks for trying ...
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Remastersys+Wubi onto customised lucid ubuntu distro [closed]

im developing customised distro based on ubuntu and i want to integrate wubi into it and i tried one tutorial from here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1062504 but its for hardy and im ...
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Wubi 11.10 freezes during installation [closed]

Wubi freezes when it's almost done copying files. The cursor still has the spinning animation, but everything becomes unresponsive to mouse clicks. Any idea how to fix this?
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Upgrading my Wubi 11.04 to 11.10

I want to upgrade my current Wubi installation (Ubuntu 11.04) to Ubuntu 11.10. Is this possible to do inside Wubi? Or do I have delete Wubi from Windows, therefore deleting my current Ubuntu ...
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How to remove Wubi, without causing boot issues?

I have Windows 7 as my main host OS, and then i installed Wubi Ubuntu 11.04. Later to this i installed a partition Ubuntu 11.10 ( beta 2). So altogether i have Windows 7, 11.04 (Wubi) 11.10 beta 2 ...
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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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Shutdown gets stuck [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, with unity. It's an "inside windows" installation using Wubi, and I've installed on an external USB-HDD. More and more now, my computer does not shut down properly. It gets ...
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LSB error messages when running an upgrade

After running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, I am shown this message in the terminal: Package configuration Configuring sysv-rc Unable to migrate to dependency-based boot ...
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Cannot install updates on wubi

I installed a wubi on my optiplex gx 620 recently on top of a windows xp. But after using it for about two weeks, I notice that the software update can never be carried out again. Every time I log in ...
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Wubi Windows installer downloads wrong Ubuntu image

I downloaded offical Ubuntu Wubi installer as I wanted to install Ubuntu besides my Windows 7 setup. I launched it and noticed that it started download AMD 64 bit Ubuntu ISO, while I'm on Intel and ...
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Ubuntu will not shutdown

I have installed Ubuntu as wubi (next to windows 7). When I expect the computer to shut down, it doesn't, it freezes instead. I've found this elsewhere: sudo modprobe -rf rt2860sta; sudo modprobe ...
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How can I tell if I installed with wubi?

It sounds odd, but I really can not remember how I installed my ubuntu. What I am sure is, I had Windows 7 installed on the laptop in the very beginning, then I installed ubuntu so that this is a ...
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Wubi - Installation deleted?

Ok, I think I already know the answer to this one, but it's important I try a bit more. I have been using a wubi installation of xubuntu for about a month, keeping my windows installation for some ...