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 with the wubi installer, but can't find it.

I did an install of Ubuntu on my windows using the Wubi installer, but was unable to locate it on my pc.
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Plymouth boot screen not showing after enabling Nvidia drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi, When I first installed Ubuntu I could see the splash screen with the blinking dots, But after a couple of days it vanished (I've Nvidia drivers installed). I ...
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problem mounting ntfs drive automatically

i have a few ntfs drives which i want ubuntu to auto-mount, as a sample i tried it for 1 drive i included this line in "fstab" /dev/sda2 /home/tejas/Tejas! ntfs users,defaults,umask=000 ...
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How to start Ubuntu from Wubi

I'm having a hard time in turning on the Ubuntu! When I open it, it shows me that I must use some Wubi program and when I do. It give me 2 options Demo and full installation Learn more And when ...
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Is there any disadvantage if i install ubuntu on windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the benefits of a disk install vs. Wubi? And can I migrate my settings easily? Will there be any problems or bugs if i install ubuntu on windows with the ...
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Why do I get a kernel panic when rebooting after installing via Wubi?

I installed Ubuntu from Windows. When it tried to reboot, the computer started with the following text on the screen: init[1]: segfault at .... kernel panic - not syncing. Attempted to kill init! ... ...
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Trouble using WUBI to install Xubuntu. Can anyone help?

I am a extremely curious person so I wanted to try Linux, however I have very little knowledge on such a thing. I have successfully installed Ubuntu with WUBI on a newer computer, so I wanted to try ...
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can I upgrade wubi from 11.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrading my Wubi 11.04 to 11.10 I already have wubi installed with ubuntu 11.10, but want to upgrade it to 12.04 LTS. Do I need to remove wubi 1st ? Can I grow the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can't see Windows partition in Wubi install

I installed Ubuntu as dual boot using Wubi. All seems fine, only I can't see the files on my hard drive. Do I need to do anything special to mount it, or similar? In the Nautilus file browser (top ...
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Ubuntu not booting after installing on windows with wubi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with wubi installation i am running a hp pavilion dv6 notebook with an amd a8 quad core processor and a 64 bit operating system. after installing Ubuntu with ...
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Regular installation from Wubi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? I have Ubuntu installed on my D drive using Wubi. There are some other files on D drive. Win 7 is installed on C drive. ...
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wubi boot problem

Please tell me how to uninstall it without effecting windows 7. I tried wubi but it didn't start up after the first boot up. On the second boot up option came up to select Ubuntu or windows 7. I ...
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Wubi installation won't start

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 via wubi. Everything was going ok, but all the sudden it started going slow, freezing during file operations and then complete freeze. I restarted the PC an now it ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Wubi internet problems

I have Ubuntu 11.10 Wubi installed on a VM, and it has suddenly stopped being able to connect to the internet, it says connected, but the VM says there are no active IP addresses and it's not ...
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Windows Vista Crashing After installing via Wubi

Everyone, to start off, this is my very first question I have asked on askubuntu.com; so here is my first question/problem. Approximately 2 days after installing Ubuntu 11.10 through the Wubi ...
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Blank Screen - Only wallpaper shows up [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu from wubi in the ISO and chose the option run alongside windows. I installed it on a separate hard-disk. After I login just a blank screen shows up (shows a wallpaper and moving ...
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How can I make the Wubi installation partition bigger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to extend the disk space available to a wubi install? I'm on Ubuntu 11.10, I just want to make the Wubi installation partition bigger. Is there any way? I ...
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Incomplete D Drive access on which Ubuntu is installed

I have installed Ubuntu using Wubi on my Windows partition (D Drive). However, I cannot access the rest of the files on my D Drive other than the "host' files of my Ubuntu installation. System monitor ...
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Help with ubuntu alonside windows 7

I have tried to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 as the instructions tell me, but when I run the installer and it's towards the end, I get and error. Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/a55vqJE4 ...
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Wubi on a USB: Can I Keep Files and Programs?

Let's say I install Wubi to a USB. Let's also say that I, while using my USB version of Ubuntu, saved a file. If I ran that same USB of Wubi on a different PC, will I lose that file?
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Is there a workaround for Ubiquity hanging on laptop-detect on a Xubuntu+Ubuntu desktop?

I've run into https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/873791 when installing both XUbuntu and Ubuntu via Wubi on my laptop. I was wondering if there was a workaround to avoid this ...
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Ubuntu on Mac for dummies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Install for Mac OS X I like Ubuntu on my PC but I tried many times to install on Mac in vain. It is too complicated and too many technical stuff for me. I like to ...
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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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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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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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Can I upgrade a wubi 10.04 install using a 11.04 install image

I want to eventually update 10.04 to 11.04 on several computers using a USB. I would like to try it first on a non-essential computer, but the most likely candidate is a test box I run a wubi install ...
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Wubi error about “invalid tag data”

I tried to install Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 through Wubi in Windows 7. Even after I disable the firewall and antivirus I get this error again and again. Invalid Tag data . check len(D=1,(ord(d) & ...
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WUBI install not completing on Dell Latitude D600 using 10.04 and 10.10

While trying to install a dual boot from LiveCD, WUBI seems to go through all the steps correctly. It unpacks everything, reboots, starts to finalize the install, brings up the install slide show and ...
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SMC2632W Wireless PCMCIA Card?

I have an old Toshiba laptop with a SMC2632W Wireless PCMCIA Card. Unable to connect to a network under Ubuntu 7.10 (using Wubi as it cannot boot from a CD), however it works in Windows XP. How can I ...
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why ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso file not running when mount it on windows 7 32bit ?

I am trying to install ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso on my windows 7 32bit os but when i mount ISO file and run wubi.exe , it's not running, same problem in ubunatu 14.04.1 -desktop-i386.iso anybody ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation error from wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS via wubi on windows 7 system. after downloading is complete, in the end I am recieving the error. 09-18 15:06 ERROR root: [Errno 13] Permission denied: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install using Wubi on Windows 8.1 no preinstall

I have Dell laptop on which I have installed Windows 8.1. It is not pre-installed setup but I have later upgraded my windows to 8.1 version from 7->8->8.1. I was able to install Ubuntu 12.04 using ...
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Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO

I am installing ubuntu 13.10 desktop version on my windows 7. I want to remove my old OS which is Windows 7 and replace from ubuntu. I am trying to installing it by wubi.exe. But it is shows error ...
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Failure to install ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64

below error is the one am getting on installation failure 12-07 01:25 ERROR TaskList: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (2, 'getaddrinfo failed')> Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Need help installing ubuntu [duplicate]

Can you help me install ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1 OS on my Toshiba Satellite P875-S7102? I can not figure out how to get my particular model of laptop to boot from a USB and install Ubuntu, or ...
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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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Is it safe to upgrade Wubi install from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I have 12.04LTS installed in wubi and want to know if and how I can upgrade to 14.04LTS. I do not want a new installation, as that would totally disrupt my current activities and programming.
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Ubuntu disappeared from my boot screen

I have triple boot (XP, 7, Ubuntu in Wubi) and today my Windows 7 got messed up and request I insert the installation CD and do a repair. When I did the repair, my boot screen got messed up and I no ...
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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 for Windows 7 on Sony Vaio is not Working [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu using Wubi on my Windows 7 machine (Sony Vaio). Everything installed perfectly, but whenever I reboot my system there is no Ubuntu (there is no dual boot menu). I checked my ...
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How to uninstall WUbi installed in E drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove wubi? How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? I am having Ubuntu installed in my E drive (Note: Not C drive) for over a year while I use window 7. For some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Window installer edition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I download the Windows installer from the Ubuntu website? I am using Windows 7. Now, I wish to install Ubuntu 12.04 with the Windows installer. But I ...
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Is 12.10 ready from prime time? [closed]

I recently installed 12.10 - dual boot using Wubi. I had numerous stability problems: many sporadic, unaccounted for system errors, software that was installed and then seemed to disappear from App ...
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Install 13.04 as base OS without ANY windows. Install on RAW disk [duplicate]

To whom it may concern, I am having an issue finding a live install iso for Ubuntu that I can boot my daughters laptop with to install Ubuntu again. Her last installation of Ubuntu 12.04 (upgraded ...
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Will wubi become one of the standard methods of installing and using Ubuntu, long-term? [closed]

Since most laptops come with preformed partitions and manufacturer recovery partition, Linux newbies like me, who are not full-time Linux users, but love its beauty & concept and want to enjoy it ...