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 fix the computer after forced shutdown while running wubi.exe?

How do I fix the computer after a forced shutdown while running wubi.exe? I was trying to download Ubuntu via wubi.exe, but the screensaver came on and the mouse and the keyboard didn't work. So, I ...
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Can't get past boot menu after WUBI installation

I just tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using the Windows Installer from the Ubuntu website on my Windows 7 Home Premium ASUS gamers laptop and while it appeared to install correctly, when I rebooted the ...
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Ubuntu kernel not present? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.04 (Wubi) not starting - root.disk corrupted When I launch and attempt to boot Ubuntu through the Windows Boot Manager, it takes me to a grub prompt, and when ...
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How to increase size of primary partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? How do I give Ubuntu 10.10 more space (when installed inside Windows 7 (via wubi))? I have installed Ubuntu from ...
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Cannot connect using smartbro in ubuntu 12.10

I have just installed ubuntu 12.10 and in order to access the internet, I used my Smart Bro - Model MF180(Plug and Play USB Stick) but I can't connect to the internet. Are there some modifications or ...
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Installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer

After installation of Ubuntu 12.10, during restart the Boot menu does not appear. Computer automatically loads Windows XP.
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Windows install vs CD/USB install

I am looking to install ubuntu primarily because I often muck around with my windows system files (authui.dll & ExplorerFrame.dll being the main two) and read that if I happen to corrupt these ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu - wubildr.mbr is corrupted [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu I have a PC with Windows 8 preloaded, now I want either to replace Windows with Ubuntu or run both with dual Boot, so I installed it with ...
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Boot menu frozen [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu 12.04 through windows installer (wubi) the boot menu is frozen to windows7 entry. Keyboard or mouse doesn't work at all. Any solutions ?
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NTFS partition resizing wubi Ubuntu boot problem

After resizing the NTFS partition where wubi Ubuntu is in, or installing openSUSE 12.2, I'm not sure, my wubi ubuntu can not boot to the login screen(GUI), in the command line screen displaying a ...
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Change Swap Amount to Hibernate in WUBI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable hibernation on Wubi? I would like to hibernate when I get critical battery, I could do this in Windows, but the option is disabled in Ubuntu. I ...
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Grub error after installing 12.10 side by side with Windows 7

I'm having some big issues right now. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows installer along side Windows 7. Now I'm getting the error: no such partition grub rescue> message. I need help, because ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot with Windows 7), doesn't boot after I deleted some files from Windows. What can I do?

The Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed (in Dual-Boot with Windows 7) using WUBI worked perfectly for over a month. Then it informed me that I ran out of space on the hard drive and I assumed it was because ...
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I cant see my windows drive in ubuntu

I'm n00ber than any n00b you ever seen, so bear with me... I just downloaded wubi and installed ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 7 on the same HDD. Linux works fine, but doesnt show files from drive ...
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WUBI won't install on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? I have a friend who is looking at Ubuntu and he wanted to install it as a Windows app so he could easily uninstall it if he were not ...
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Windows' Time gets reset when using wubi installer?

I am new to the Linux world and I wanted to try Ubuntu - so I installed it using Wubi. Everything is working fine till now, but I noticed an strange issue: Everytime I boot Ubuntu and later use ...
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Wubi downloaded and installed 64bit 12.10 on my 32bit netbook

I downloaded the Wubi installer on my atom N450 netbook. When I started up Ubuntu I got an error that read failed to change the mode of /ect/passwd- to 0600. Then while it booted it froze and several ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 running in windows 7 (wubi) AND on a separate partition

I am in a very strange situation and need some help: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi a while back so that I can use it alongside Windows 7. I was running out of space on my disk when trying to ...
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Problem booting Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu over a previous Windows 7 installation using wubi. Once the boot manager asks for which operating system I want I click on Linux, but a message comes up that says: (Taken from ...
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Unrecoverable error during WUBI installation

I tried to install 12.10 on my PC with Windows 7 installed, but I don't have a CD drive and my PC doesn't support USB booting, so I tried the Windows Installer (WUBI). I had the ISO image mounted with ...
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installation procedure by wubi

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine by wubi software. During installation procedure, install stop/pause or take too much time(45 min.) to install and stuck at that point.If I restart machine ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 install fails, both native and WUBI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Wubi installation fail with “Error: ‘None Type’ object has no attribute ‘get_info’”? I have a Windows install in place and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10. I ...
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System freezing and boot error. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I installed 12.10 dual boot with windows 7 using WUBI. Getting system freeze as well as an error upon boot. Here is a syslog. I ...
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Wubi Lubuntu 12.10 Splash Screen upon Boot

I recently installed Wubi with Lubuntu on my Windows PC. Installation went very well. However, reboot didn't work so well. Everytime I boot, I can get up to the splash screen with the dots, and then ...
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Can I create another user in my window 7 computer to install the ubuntu?

My computer is window 7 but I would like to try the Ubuntu so can I create another user to install the Ubuntu or just do like the tutorial in Wubi ?
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Can't install Ubuntu under Windows 7 using Wubi?

I am new to linux. I want help related to my dell laptop on which I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS within Windows 7. The problem happens when I select the option in installer to *Install ubuntu ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.1 windows wubi installer broken?

I installed the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 with the wubi installer. The computer is up and running with Ubuntu, I am typing this in Firefox and I can use all the software that was supplied with ...
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Bootloader doesn't show after installing 12.04 using wubi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu not showing up on boot menu after Wubi installation I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire (8930) machine which uses Windows 7 Ultimate. I used wubi to ...
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Changing from wubi to complete install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? So I have been successfully running ubuntu along side windows with the wubi installation but keep finding myself ...
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How to fix “could not retrieve the required disk image files” error? [duplicate]

I can´t install Ubuntu with Wubi on my Windows 7 laptop, there is a pop up with the message Could not retrieve the required disk image files
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Do I need to uninstall Ubuntu after fresh Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Ubuntu boot option created by Wubi? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using Wubi. For reasons I won't elaborate here, I had to reinstall ...
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WUBI Install freezes on startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Ok, I don't completely know of all the specifications, but installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my cousin's old Windows XP computer, an old ...
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Migrate 12.04 Wubi install to new partition with corrupted win7 install and small hard drive

The move from Win7 to Ubuntu 12.04 has been honestly awesome. But I've come into a snag because my Win7 inevitably broke. I can still boot into Ubuntu even though Win7 is broken (won't boot, can't ...
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What happens to the storage capacity when I uninstall Ubuntu?

I used the wubi installer for Ubuntu 12.04. After having trouble with getting the Ubuntu to boot, I tried uninstalling it with Wubi. From 'My Computer' (in Windows 7), I noticed the maximum ...
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How to mount additional Windows partitions in a WUBI installed Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu. I was using Windows Vista Ultimate before I came to Ubuntu. Can you give me a solution to discover all my files? I have two partition in Windows: C: and D:\. In D:\, I kept all ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on dell inspiron 5423 ultrabook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only 'sdb' shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I tried to install ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Dell 14z inspiron 5423 i already try with Live way ...
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Installation problems on my hp pavilion g7 1303

I just tried to install ubuntu using wubi (12.04.01). I restarted and I got that "no wubildr" stuff and then black screen and nothing happens. Please help!!!
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How to fix the boot set up?

I got two OSes in my PC, Ubuntu and Windows 7. Until yesterday Windows 7 was on top of my dual-boot menu list, but I wanted to change it, so I went inside Windows configurations and put Ubuntu ...
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How to reduce WUBI installed Ubuntu drive space?

I originally gave Ubuntu 20 GB of my Windows space and realize that it's a lot more than it needs, especially since I only got it on Windows to explore the features. I don't want to delete Ubuntu, I ...
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Can't shutdown Ubuntu (Wubi Installation)

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi. The installation went correctly and everything was working fine until I tried to shutdown. I clicked shutdown and then Ubuntu started shutdown, but as soon as I ...
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Wubi without downloading ubuntu-12.04.1-wubi-i386.tar.xz

I have a class of computational physics. I want to install Ubuntu on 24 systems, unfortunately our access to the internet is limited. On the other hand I do not like to make new partitions for ...
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Convert Wubi to full install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? After installing Ubuntu inside Windows is there a possibility to separate Ubuntu from Windows and make it as another ...
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Need help migrating from Wubi

I know this question has been asked, but I am looking for specific help with my partition selection. I want to migrate my install from wubi to be a dual boot. When I installed it I choose a small, ...
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Wubi install leads to black screen after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Black screen after purple Ubuntu screen My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I did a Wubi "alongside install" from the Windows ...
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Will there be a boot selection screen after uninstalling WUBI installed Ubuntu?

I'd like to know if uninstalling Ubuntu via "Programs and Features" on Windows 7 or Vista would also remove the boot entries that had once been created during installation, and would it thereafter ...
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Ubuntu (Wubi) won't boot; stuck at grub command line

Ubuntu installed by Wubi works fine on first boot. However, on later boots, it gets stuck at grub command line. I can input. I can choose to exit and boot windows 7. What should I do?
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Error after installing Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi

After using Windows Ubuntu Installer from within Windows, I am prompted to restart, so I follow the directions. When I try to start Ubuntu after restarting, the desktop background appears, but then a ...
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When attempting to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, boot loader cannot mount root.disk

My PC manufacturer has already allocated all four primary disk partitions, so I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 using Wubi. When I select Ubuntu from the boot menu, it drops to ...
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I need help on starting up 12.04 on my computer

I have just downloaded 12.04 Windows installer. I managed to boot up 12.04 once but it seems like, after I shutdown the computer, I can no longer access 12.04. When I boot the computer, it prompts ...
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Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ages to launch when clicked. Aspire One Happy notebook

I have done a few updates on Ubuntu 12.04 which was installed via the WUBI installer. The Aspire One Happy notebook dual boots with Windows 7 Basic. Now Ubuntu desktop not responsive programs take ...