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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Installed Ubuntu using WUBI due to lack of CD Drive

I have installed 12.04 via WUBI because my computer does not have a CD Drive. Is there any way that I can delete Windows 7 from my computer and use the whole HD for Ubuntu? I ask this question because ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using WUBI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading error “Could not retrieve the required disk image ” I have been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my new laptop from windows using Wubi. ...
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Error in first time boot

I have Windows Vista 32-bit. I already had Ubuntu Studio installed with WUBI. Now I get this error when I select Ubuntu: Try (hd0,0) : NTFS5 Please help me out.
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Wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted

I just installed Ubuntu using WUBI. I followed this tutorial and when I select Ubuntu from Windows boot loader, it says wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted. Then Windows boot manager appears again. ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu using CD somebody help please

I tried installing Ubuntu 64bit on my new laptop which now has Windows 7 64bit (preinstalled). I want to install Ubuntu and keep Windows 7. I burned .iso on a CD, I put it in CD drive and rebooted. I ...
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Cannot boot into Windows 7 after installing 12.04

I installed 12.04 by using WUBI Windows installer on my Windows 7 computer. I installed Ubuntu with the same partition (c:\) with Windows 7. When I boot my computer, the boot manager does not come ...
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Stuck on black pixelated screen while trying to install 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I put Ubuntu onto a DVD after downloading it from the website. When I boot from the DVD I can ...
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Sound suddenly broken on Ubuntu 12.04

I know there are lots of posts on this, but they don't seem to deal with my problem, so I'm going to start a new thread anyway. I installed ubuntu 12.04 through wubi a few days ago, and everything ...
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Wubi not downloading ISO

A serious problem is occurring in installing Ubuntu on Windows platform. I have downloaded the "wubi" file from official site. But it does not download the ISO image file.
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How to install ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I have installed the wubi on my computer from an iso image. But when I boot ubuntu it says that press escape if you need to install through ...
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Unable to install 12.04 along side with Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? Previously I got Ubuntu 11.04 installed with Wubi. Work perfectly. Then I got this new update of 12.04, download the ISO, burned into ...
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Can't install both Xubuntu and Lubuntu using Wubi

I am attempting to install Lubuntu using Wubi installer, however I am not succeeding. The installation process on Windows goes fine, then Wubi demands reboot, I do so and choose Lubuntu from the ...
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wubildr.mbr error [duplicate]

My computer runs Vista Home Basic. I installed Ubuntu on a USB stick using the Pendrive Linux installer at their website. It installed successfully, but whenever I reboot the computer to switch to ...
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Having Issues while installing Ubuntu using Windows XP

dear Ubuntu Community, I have come across a strange problem while installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS version using Wubi on my desktop having Windows XP. There are four partition available in my desktop and i ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work - wubildr issue (and can I make my pc bootable without smartbootmanager which doesn't work)

I just installed ubuntu using the .exe installer. I tried 3 times before with a cd, but it didn't boot (whatever). When I turn on the laptop, and select ubuntu, I get an error or something (it ...
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Try to boot up WUBI, get black screen of death [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm sure others have had this issue, but when I try to book up WUBI I get a flash of "prefix not ...
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Grub Problem, Boot-Repair not working

I am using a Wubi installation installed through Windows 7. I have lots of problem with grub and nothing is working. I have important files in the partition. I can boot through a live CD if necessary. ...
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How can I increase the space of /home without losing my data?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed via Wubi on a Windows 7 machine. My HDD is 1 TB. When I installed via Wubi I used the maximum 30 GB installation size. Since then, I have decided I ...
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Wubi froze while resizing virtual partition

Ok, so I managed to figure out how to resize my disk space from 30 GB to 50 GB. Now it was copying files, but now ubuntu is completely frozen at "copying from /usr" I have no clue what to do now, I've ...
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Help with migrating WUBI to it's own partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? Ok i really need help now. I've began building android from source code, but i'm using a wubi installation. And sadly, ...
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Download problem of ubuntu desktop

I was downloading ubuntu desktop and the downloader got stuck on amd64.tar.xz file . I closed the installation and the restarted it , it uninstalled the previous one but then again the downloader is ...
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problems with wubi-installed ubuntu freezing, error reports not sending, programs crashing unexpectedly

recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my acer aspire one D255E netbook using the wubi installer for windows. I've begun to notice several problems: computer freezes often for no apparent reason ...
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Why didn't 12.04 install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I install Ubuntu or Wubi on a dynamic disk? (“The request isn't supported” from bcdedit.exe) Ok, so I've installed Ubuntu many times on my ...
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Will a Wubi install of Ubuntu effect my Windows installation in anyway? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the benefits of a disk install vs. Wubi? And can I migrate my settings easily? Having never tried a Linux OS before, I want to dabble and take a look at one. ...
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Uninstallation trouble (Wubi windows 7)

I recently installed Ubuntu as a second boot option on my windows 7 system. I had a difficulty on boot Ubuntu so I tried to uninstall it through control panel. I couldn't find any ubuntu program on ...
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Screen goes blank after installation and boot menu Ubuntu 12.04 (Windows Installer)

Well my problem is taht after installing ubuntu, i restart my computer, and select ubuntu from the boot screen, the screen goes a purple color for a fraction of second and then it changes to black ...
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Ubuntu for Acer netbooks?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer netbook. But I've had problems with the new version. The problem is with the cpu or something like this. Is there an Ubuntu version for netbooks? What can I do? ...
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ubuntu 12.04 installation problem on windows 7 64bit

06-26 20:57 ERROR TaskList: Extraction failed with code: 2 Traceback (most recent call last): File "\lib\wubi\backends\common\tasklist.py", line 197, in __call__ File ...
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Wubi 12.04 installation error executing command command

I have tried to install wubi but have not had luck because there is an error executing command: >>command=C:\Users\Me\AppData\Local\Temp\pyl4266.tmp\bin\resize2fs.exe-f C:\ubuntu\disks\root.disk ...
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Ubuntu won't get further than plain screen after booting

I downloaded version 12.04 and have tried to boot it using the Wubi. It opens a plain screen with the word Ubuntu and five dots under it which change colour a couple of times. Then nothing. All I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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no kernel found at system startup

I'd installed ubuntu10.10 in windows7. It was working well but now a days when I choose ubuntu at the start-up of the system it does not found any kernel. Is there any way how to fix that?
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Windows bootloader doesn't come up after installing via Wubi

I downloaded the Ubuntu ISO, burned it to a disk and rebooted my computer to run Wubi. My first issue was that before the Wubi options came up, it said Error: Prefix not set. I tried the second ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi ISO

I have downloaded, Ubuntu 12.04 ISO Wubi installer ISO I believe. I have Ubuntu 11.10. I want to know how to upgrade 11.10 with this Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 ISO. Since I got Grub, I don't want to have both ...
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Wubi installing problem(Wubi doesn't appear on Boot Screen)

I have this problem. The other days i had some problem with my Ubuntu installation, problems with grub2 and so on. Now the problem i have is: on the boot screen appears windows and ubuntu, but ubuntu ...