Questions about Wubi, a way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows without partitioning.

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Cannot download Ubuntu using the Windows installer

I've tried three times to install Ubuntu using Windows installer. The first time it hung up in Wubi. Second time said it would take 6h 10 min. Began running then disappeared after 30 minutes. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not installing via USB stick

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) and I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 4 GB memory stick. Nothing comes up about installation. The only thing that comes up is Install Ubuntu (F:) in AutoPlay. I open ...
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How can I dual boot with an Asus G55VW?

I just bought a new Asus G55VW ROG notebook. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8 without success. I tried several different things: I installed from Windows using wubi. Now ...
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Installed Ubuntu with Wubi on Windows 7. When I'm booting up the computer, my keyboard won't respond and I can't switch to Ubuntu

After I installed Ubuntu with Wubi, I rebooted my computer and Ubuntu loaded up fine. I then restarted the computer to see if I could switch in to Windows, which I could. And then once again I tried ...
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Wubi installation sticking at almost finished copying files

I am using Ubuntu windows installer to install Ubuntu a safer way ... first time it installed correctly but due to some issues I uninstalled Ubuntu.. but now it is always sticking at almost finished ...
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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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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 dll'...
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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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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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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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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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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'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 12....
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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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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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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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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 first,...
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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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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 Linux....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 "\lib\wubi\backends\win32\...
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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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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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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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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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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.