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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Installing Windows 8 alongside with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu a long time ago from Windows 7 with Wubi. I want to give Windows 8 a try but at the same time I don't want to screw up the setup I have, and I still want to keep Windows 7. So my ...
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Can't install Ubuntu with Windows 7

In spanish: Hola. Estoy teniendo problemas para instalar Ubuntu 10.04 de 32 bits en una pc que tiene Windows 7 Ultimate preinstalado de 64 bits. Puntualmente el problema es que al insertar el cd de ...
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With Wubi how can I install 12.04 and not 12.10

I installed 12.10 using Wubi but i found that there were issues with it (really slow and I could not install skype). According to the Ubuntu website when running Wubi you can choose 12.04 or 12.10 but ...
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Dual Boot installation error “no root file system is defined” for 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 using WUBI.exe from within windows 7. All goes well but when it restarts and installation proceeds it gives and error "No root file system defined". I have tried ...
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Is Wubi completely safe? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can wubi harm my PC? I'm a total beginner when it comes to Operating systems and all things like that. I really love Ubuntu but I don't want to break my computer ...
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Can I install a customized image of ubuntu with wubi?

I have a customized image of ubuntu which I want to install with wubi, there are any procedure to install it without a standard installation or any VM?
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I cannot install 12.04

I have Windows 7 installed on my machine with 297GB HDD. When I tried to install Ubuntu with WUBI, there's a black screen saying use (hd 0,0) cannot install wubi. After restarting the computer, the ...
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Wubi Grub Prompt “Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported” [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu today with WUBI. After installing, the first time I tried to boot it, it gave me a screen with this grub prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first ...
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A “dummies” guide to dual-booting with Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up a dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? I am learning EVERYTHING including how to cope with my own PC currently running XP. I have downloaded Ubuntu onto a ...
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Getting an error while installing 12.04 via WUBI

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate with a 2GB RAM and 500GB SATA HDD and a 2.60 GHZ Intel Dual Core processor. I want to use Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7. Being a complete Linux newbie, I ...
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How do I resize a Wubi partition (Ubuntu installed by Windows)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Increase size of root partition after installing Ubuntu in Windows I wanted to add more space to the Ubuntu partition, but only two partitions appear, /dev/sda1 is 100mb ...
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Will running Ubuntu from a USB flash drive touch my hard drive?

Right now I'm using Wubi to install Xubuntu 12.04 on my 8GB flash drive, and I'd just like to make sure that when I boot from the USB it won't affect my hard drive's bootloader/partitions at all, and ...
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After installing Wubi to a different drive than Windows, why is my bootloader gone?

I used the windows installer of ubuntu 12.04 to download and install Ubuntu. I remember installing Ubuntu in different drive than that which contains Windows-7, it asked me to restart and when I did, ...
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Why does Wubi installer not find my CD and then abort?

When I try to install Ubuntu 11.10 using Wubi I get an error asking to check C:/users/home/appdata/local/temp/wubi-11.10-rev245.log I don't know what to do. I am not using the internet to ...
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Does Ubuntu rely on Windows if I install it using the Windows installer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? If I install Ubuntu to a new partition using the Windows installer (Wubi), will I be able to uninstall Windows, and ...
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Internal error message pops up after each time system is rebooted

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi. But each time I boot the system, an internal error message pops up. As shown below: Executable path /usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py Package ...
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Cannot install ati/amd graphics through wubi on MacBook Pro [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 through Wubi on my Windows dual boot on a late 2011 MacBook Pro. Everything seems to be in working order, except when I try to install the ATI/AMD graphics drivers; it fails ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu from windows?

I installed the Ubuntu for Windows version on my vista and it crashed after updating. I tried first to delete it like any other regular app (because that with Ubuntu claims you could), but that didn't ...
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How to migrate Wubi install to a new partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert Wubi install into regular install? Sorry if this has being asked before. I have 2 partitions one is my Windows install the other is blank. I installed ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 11.10 through USB Stick

After I successfully unpacked to a USB drive the ISO-image and ran wubi.exe, I chose the settings there within Windows and I restarted my computer and chose Ubuntu. But this gives me the error: Try ...
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Blank Screen after Start [duplicate]

I just recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a CD, it all worked out well and all. But whenever I start Ubuntu, after display the loading screen with the 5 dots, it turns black and I needed to reboot ...
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Installed Ubuntu via Wubi, only reading 2.9 GiB of Ram [closed]

So I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 via Wubi over Win XP Pro 32bit, my processor is X64, and I have 4GB of RAM installed, the Ubuntu installs as 64bit but it only shows 2.9 GiB of RAM even tho the OS is ...
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Errors using Wubi on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 64-bit PC and encountered multiple error screens. It finally showed an error with users\appdata\local\temp\wubi-11.10-rev245.log.
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Can't install ubuntu in my Sony Vaio VPC21EFX [closed]

I wonder if anyone ever tried to install ubuntu [11.10 in my case] in a Sony Vaio VPC 21EFX, preferably using wubi. I tried several ubuntu builds but none of them seem to work. I just get a black ...
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Screen Goes Black/Blank After Trying to Run Xubuntu? [closed]

I just used Wubi to install Xubuntu to my computer. The install seemed successful. I rebooted my computer, and I selected Xubuntu from the options (the two options were Xubuntu and Windows 7, my ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04 when 10.10 was installed using Wubi

I had installed Ubuntu 10.10 using wubi so I could dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu. Now I am upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 using the upgrade option provided within Ubuntu itself (using the update ...
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WUBI boot error [closed]

I installed wubi netbook edition a week back from win xp service pack 2 When I boot into Ubuntu the screen flickers and it reboots. Now I don't have Windows anymore on my notebook asus L3800. It ...
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Computadora no arranca (Computer Doesn't Start Up) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi doens't work anymore - shows 'No wubildr' error Two weeks ago I made an update and when it finished,it asked for a reboot. never again booted, when I ...
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WUBI installation can no longer boot, UUID disk not found [closed]

Yesterday my WUBI/Vista installation was working fine. I shut it down at the train station, all good then when I attempted to boot Ubuntu at home I got a message saying the UUID for root could not be ...
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Wubi won't boot after a kernel update [closed]

I use Windows Vista 32bit and have a Wubi install of the 10.10 RC. It worked great, until one day when I upgraded the kernel and rebooted. Now, whenever I select Ubuntu from the Windows boot menu, ...
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wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wubildr.mbr missing or corrupt I'm dual booting W7 and Ubuntu (installed from Wubi). I've had it up and running a few times but today I'm getting a message from Windows ...
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WUBI Boot Configuration Error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Installer Error: The boot configuration data store could not be opened I've recently been trying to install WUBI Ubuntu version 11.10 on my Win7 x64 laptop. It has, ...
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mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung NC10 laptop with 2 GB RAM using WUBI. When I try to install something or to do something with files, the mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU. Also I have an issue that ...
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UNE takes about 30 minutes to start up (installed through WUBI) [closed]

For some reason my ubuntu UNE takes about 30 minutes to start up. All I see is - with barely any harddrive activity Answering txwikinger's comment: It happened since the first install (this ...
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How can I install Ubuntu without using the Wubi installer?

I have read a Danish book about Ubuntu. It seemed quite "easy" so I have decided that I want to erase windows 7 (actually windows 8 consumer preview) completely and install Ubuntu. The problem is ...
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Is it possible to install Wubi using the ISO?

I have the Ubuntu 11.10 ISO downloaded but I want to install the Wubi for some specific reasons. When I do the click on the Wubi installer, it starts downloading files. Since I already have the ISO ...
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Can't boot into Windows 7 or Ubuntu12.10 on a dual boot computer

My computer suddenly shut down a few times when I was using Ubuntu and then I couldn't even boot into Windows or Ubuntu. It's a dual boot computer and I installed Ubuntu from Windows with Wubi. When ...
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Error installing Ubuntu , how to remove and install it again

I am having problem in installing ubuntu in my windows 7. I had installed it earlier using Wubi but it got corrupted and now because of it i am not able to install any of the ubuntu version in Windows ...
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Will installing Ubuntu harm my computer?

I installed Ubuntu using wubi on hp dv6-6135dx. When I boot into Ubuntu, I get a black screen. The wireless light turns blue after a while, meaning Ubuntu has loaded the driver, but the screen ...
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How to define disk usage during Ubuntu Installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu on D: Drive (228 GB) with Wubi. Installation size is by default 15 GB. Will I be able to utilize the balance 213 GB of empty Disk space or do I need to partition/shrink ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 are installed in same Drive, is it safe?

I installed, Ubuntu using windows installer in Windows 7 OS, will it create any problem, if I create partition of same drive.
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How do I extend my disk space with wubi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to extend the disk space available to a wubi install? i install ubuntu 12.04 a couple of months ago. i use the maximum space allowed in ubuntu which is ...
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Completely uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. Then after testing it, I decided to uninstall it. I went to control panel and uninstalled Ubuntu. When I restarted my computer is still had the dual boot option to ...
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Is it possible to use Wubi to download an older version?

Ubuntu installer for Windows doesn't give us an option of downloading older versions of Ubuntu. Can we have an option to download older versions of Ubuntu, 8.04.1 or later versions ? By default Ubuntu ...
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Remove partition for failed installation

I tried installing ubuntu alongside windows 7 Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows and I failed so I decided to go with wubi again. after installing it, I noticed a separate hard disk. I investigated ...
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Ubuntu On Windows Without Internet

I tried to use Wubi, but there is no option to choose the ISO image or anything like that. It requires an internet connection. How should I install Ubuntu without internet?
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Ubuntu12.04 Realtek RTL8188E Wireless Card Not Detected

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (wubi) on my Toshiba Sattellite. I have a Realtek RTL8188E Wireless LAN 802.11n. The internet works fine when I plug it in using a ethernet cable, but my laptop doesn't even ...
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delete xp without removing ubunutu [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 over Windows xp through wubi.exe because i have tried installing ubuntu through usb but it seems like my laptop usb is not supporting it though it shows ...
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Is there Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version with Wubi installer?

The question says it all. I want to have Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version. I can't find any Wubi version. Is this even possible?
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Using Wubi to install Ubuntu Studio with pre downloaded image

I am running Windows 8 x64 Enterprise, and have downloaded the Ubuntu Studio 12.10 x64 ISO. I place wubi.exe and the ISO in the same folder, and run it as administrator. But Wubi still attempts to ...