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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Where is my Ubuntu installed?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 using the iso file from official website. In Ubuntu 12.04, I used wubi to install and then it was clear that Ubuntu was installed in Windows. I installed ...
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How to boot Ubuntu in a dynamic disk where windows 7 is installed

My Windows got crashed when i installed Ubuntu 11.04 inside Windows previously. http://www.dynamic-disk.com/disadvantage-of-dynamic-disk.html
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No root account, can't boot into recovery [on hold]

I recently dug an old Dell Inspiron 530S thin client out of a storage room, in hopes of getting it up and running to use at my desk. However I found that XP had screwed up and there were several ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS on WD Hard-drive: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr Missing Error? [duplicate]

I've tried installing Ubuntu on my 1TB WD Hard-Drive. I've done this using EasyBCD, and on a Windows 7 PC. Problem is, after restarting my PC (and booting from the G:\ hard-drive), I get this error: ...
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Windows won't boot File: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr [duplicate]

I am really new to Ubuntu s i don't normally use it but i have to install it on my laptop for my computer course. My laptop runs on Windows 7 and it is pretty new. I downloaded and installed Ubuntu ...
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Is Wubi reliable under Windows 7 Service Pack 1

I am trying to get information in order to eliminate possible sources for a problem I am having, as described in another question. Can anybody confirm that Ubuntu (either ISO install or WUBI) works ...
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Help: Ubuntu installation not working… Kernel Panic [closed]

I just tried to download and install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion desktop, I installed it on a separate 72gb partition on my hard drive with the hopes of running it alongside windows xp professional. I ...
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how to overwrite windows 7 with ubuntu on hp mini 110-3100

My hp mini 110-3100 does not have disc drive. It has windows 7 ultimate on it. I want to overwrite the windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 i386 but each time I run the wubi installer, it will stop at ...
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ubuntu using wubi in windows 8 is not working [duplicate]

While trying to install ubuntu 14.04 lts in windows 8 after reboot, i got " serious error found" and when I press M for loading manually I got $ prompt with the error message that "File system check ...
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Problem Installing Ubuntu Using Windows Installer [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu using the Windows installer (my first time trying to use Linux!), and when I try to download the installer, I get the screen asking for donations, but can't go any ...
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Installation problem Lubuntu-13.10

I'm trying to install Lubuntu-13.10 onto my laptop as the XP operating system replacement. Vale XP. Laptop is ASUS. System type X86-based PC, processor 1596Mhz, Total physical memory 512MB, Available ...
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After Installing Ubuntu, I cannot boot to Windows

I recently installed Ubuntu using Wubi from the main page on my Windows 8.1/Windows 7 system. After the installation finished, my computer booted directly into Ubuntu, not giving me a chance to get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 repeatedly freezes (have experienced thrice in one hour)

I am having this problem from the time. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. It is installed inside Windows, I don't know if the problem is related to that. I am experiencing this sudden freezing/hanging, ...
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I can't install Ubuntu. Problems with my hard drive

I have a lap top HP pavilion dv6. The Windows 7 partition is of 443 GB, and I have 120 GB of free space there. I want to reduce the size of that partition so I can create a new partition of 60GB for ...
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Struggling with Windows installer in a Sedatech PC

I just bought this PC: Sedatech PC Office and right away I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows Installer. Everything goes fine until the end of installation step 5. At that point the ...
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Cannot install wireless driver for Broadcom 12.04

I just installed Wubi on a Dell Inspiron, and am trying to install the drivers for a Broadcom BCM4312 driver. I know this is a common question on the site, but I think I have tried every solution ...
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Cant launch Linux(I've tried many methods) [duplicate]

Im a newbie in Linux, so I dont know how to fix these problems: I have Intel core i5 , 3 GB RAM and nVidia GeForce 310m(512 mb) I really want to try Linux, But I cant even launch it. When I boot ...
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Wubi gives error 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_info' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Wubi installation fail with “Error: 'None Type' object has no attribute 'get_info'”? while installing through wubi , an error occurs ...
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MUBI Installer for MAC (Similiar to WUBI for Windows) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Install for Mac OS X Any idea when would the MUBI installer would be release for MAC.
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What other distributions provide the option to install inside Windows? [closed]

I mean installing with something like wubi? Can Fedora do this?
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Ubuntu after boot shows a black screen with a warning reboot required

I installed ubuntu in my system already having windows xp using wubi.. After the rebooting i selected ubuntu and a black screen appears with a message stack : 49 59 aa and stops thr and does not boot ...
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How to make a Normal Installation on Windows XP? [closed]

I don't know if my question makes sense, but I am asking anyway if there is actually an answer. From what I have read, a regular install performs better when compared to Wubi install. My question is, ...
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My pc is not booting the pen drive containing ubuntu

My pc is not booting with the pen drive containing Ubuntu. I used Unetbootin to create the pen.
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Ubuntu slow - Ubuntu based distros fast [closed]

I always wanted to use Ubuntu as my main operating system - mainly because of unity. Unfortunately i can't. Whenever i install Ubuntu on my pc, Ubuntu is running as slow as my grandma. I have tried ...
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How can I delete Windows after installing Ubuntu via wubi?

When I installed ubuntu from a CD the only option that seemed to work was to install within windows. Did I get a faulty version of ubuntu or am I doing something wrong? I'm able to select between ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Inside Windows 8 [duplicate]

Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows 8; can anybody help me? Is it safe to install Ubuntu inside Windows 8? I am not getting info about installing Ubuntu in Windows 8. In Windows 7 we can use Wubi, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Wubi installer [closed]

Please give me the link to the Windows installer of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Windows 7 64 bit.
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How can I uninstall Ubuntu when installed through Windows 7? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu without doing a partition, I ran the .exe from my Windows 7 OS. For the past week i've been trying to uninstall Ubuntu unsuccesfully. I went to the Windows 7 control panel to ...