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

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What does this kernel panic means?

I am using ZenBook ASUS and after trying to install virtual box from ubuntu software center on ubuntu 11.10 unity, I faced with kernel panic and from that time from time to time I am facing with the ...
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Installing Ubuntu Natty on HP G7-1310US Problems :(

I just purchased HP G7-1310US and tried to install Natty but ran into two problems. 1) I boot from liveCD and Ubuntu runs fine no video problem what so ever ( I had to close the lid and open and then ...
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How can I install the LiveDVD in inside Windows (VMWare)?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) LiveDVD. I have also installed it on my system (with a partition) successfully. Now I need to experiment with Linux so I want to install Ubuntu in inside ...
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Partitioning failed

I was installing Ubuntu with Wubi off a USB stick, and the demo launched fine and everything so I decided to install Ubuntu for dual boot. So while installing I guess that partition failed cause it ...
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My zte ac 8700 usb modem is not recognized. What should I do?

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have seen Ubuntu on Youtube got attracted, so I installed it on my Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook as a software in win 7 starter. Everything is good, but when comes to ...
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Wubi Error “There is no disk in the drive”

It gives me three options "Cancel" "Try Again" "Continue" but everytime i click any of them it just pops back up. After a long time of clicking continue it brought me to the normal screen and I ...
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LSB error messages when running an upgrade

After running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, I am shown this message in the terminal: Package configuration Configuring sysv-rc Unable to migrate to dependency-based boot ...
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Does installing with wubi affect performance? [duplicate]

I just want to ask you, if I'm installing the Ubuntu beside the windows without any partition changes, using wubi does the ubuntu using more performance (CPU, memory, hard drive), or same as a normal ...
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Mouse Cursor Freezes Randomly with Intel GMA 950

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. It's installed using Wubi, dual booting with Windows. It's a fresh install. At random times, the mouse cursor freezes and I can't click anything on the screen. I can move the ...
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grub overwrites windows boot manager after every update

error: no such device: (hard drive serial number). grub rescue> Thats what i get after every update, I know how to recover from this error. But i Don't want it to recur. What should I do?
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Where I can find wubi? [duplicate]

I used ubuntu in my previous laptop for some years now. I installed it via wubi. Recently I bought a new laptop and I want to do the same thing. Although I used ubuntu almost exclussively, for some ...
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“unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing using wubi?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using wubi from windows 7 and I am getting this error “unable to find a medium containing a live file system” video of the problem Edit md5sum ...
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New install of 15.04 with Windows 7 but Window says file is missing so wont open [closed]

I've just install 15.04 and rebooted to go into system but I get the following error. File: /ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr is missing. status: Oxc0000001 the message recommended rebooting with the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 error

I installed Wubi a little while ago to try out Ubuntu and I really like it so I decided to make a partition and install 13.10 fully. When I booted from my USB with 13.10 and tried installing it using ...
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Problem booting after installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1

For the longest time I wanted to switch to Linux, and after some research, Ubuntu seemed the best bet. The last straw was when I bought an Asus X75A-DS51 Notebook, even after the free upgrade from ...
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Dual Partion windows not working ?

I originally set up Ubuntu "along side" widows(Vista) and realized it was done though wubi after I tried to set up a VB and didn't have enough room. I then repartitioned the HD and did a stand alone ...
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? (not 13.04, 13.10) [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? I work on a lab network with PC Devices which ETH and USB hardware has been removed, and we use a different ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 got installed inside Win7, but doesn't appear in boot menu

Need someone to help me. This is for the first time I am trying to get my problem solved in forums, although I have been using Ubuntu for quite some time. First thing, I never used Ubuntu in parallel ...
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Removing Ubuntu, Please Help

I had the wubi.exe in my 16gb usb drive. When attempting to install it, I mistakenly selected my USB drive as my installation drive. After installing, I formatted my USB drive, meaning the uninstaller ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 Installation Problem: Can't boot or Use WUBI [duplicate]

I am a Windows user, but want to use Ubuntu now. For this I have downloaded Ubuntu 64-bit from the Ubuntu site. But, I am not able to install it. I have tried both, booting from it as to clean ...
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What to do when my system freezes? [duplicate]

Ubuntu has suddenly stopped working and everything has become unresponsive, including the mouse, keyboard. I waited for almost an hour to make it settle itself. Finally, I had to shut it down and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't save display settings after reboot . How do I fix this?

When I mean display settings I mean desktop backgrounds or icons that I removed from the Unity launcher. It just goes back to the default every reboot. The only thing it did save is the theme that I ...
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Attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows but get GRUB instead

I have a Ubuntu ISO that I have just downloaded from ubuntu.com and used the Windows Installer (Wubi) to install Ubuntu, but when it boots, instead of Ubuntu I get some GRUB ... something. I have ...
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samsung NP305V5A power adapter stops working at boot screen, shuts down unexpectedly while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed wubi.exe for 12.04 LTS on my D: drive. Problem is when the login screen comes up at booting, my power adapter dies. If I unplug and plug it again immediately, it ...
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How do I install Ubuntu minimal inside windows using Wubi? [closed]

I believe in making my own Ubuntu hence always use Ubuntu-minimal as the base install. Afterward, I follow apt-get to install whatever packages I want. I like it being minimal. This time I want to ...
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How I increase Wubi Install to 100 Giga [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to extend the disk space available to a wubi install? I'm at 30giga Wubi installed. I want 100 giga. I'm sure one of you smart dudes have the answer, ...
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Wubi Installed Twice (without uninstalling the first), now I can't remove the second [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the extra Ubuntu option on the Windows Boot Manager menu? Wubi Installed Twice (without uninstalling the first), now I can't remove the second So, I ...
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What Next? What do I do at the GRUB prompt? WUBI Install

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and did the reboot as instructed. When I select Ubuntu at the boot menu it takes me to a command line prompt GRUB> IS that where I am supposed to be? should of it ...
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Trouble with Wubi and dual boot install

Is there a difference between wubi install and doing an install of Ubuntu alongside windows7? I ask because I used wubi, but I'm having trouble with certain things like being unable to change my ...
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Wubi Ubuntu Installation “No Root File System Defined” [duplicate]

I Downloaded Wubi.exe & Ubuntu 12.04 LTS From The Official Website Then Put Them In A Single Folder In My Internal Hard Disk. Then I Run Wubi, And It Got Installed Within 2 Minutes. And Then I ...
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Cannot boot WUBI installed Ubuntu with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on Samsung laptop with Windows 8, everything went fine but on booting with Ubuntu I get the following message: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr status 0xc000007b The application or ...
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How to remove wubi install from windows 7,when I have done a clean install of Windows 8- no dual-boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to uninstall ubuntu installed using Wubi I had Ubuntu 12.10 intalled using wubi on my windows 7. I then installed Windows 8,and remove Windows 7. The bootloader ...
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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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NTFS partition not clearly unmounted PLEASE HELP

When ubuntu boots, I get this error: The NTFS partition was not cleanly unmounted. This probably indicates that the system was not shut down properly. Please run chkdsk /r from Windows; once ...
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Why do I get a blank screen when starting Wubi?

I used Wubi to download 12.04 on a new partition. When restarting, the computer (Levono windows 7 -64) froze with no signal on my screen. Turning the computer on and off I received the option to sign ...
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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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Crunchbang! how to install on second HDD and have working grub [closed]

I really want to try Crunchbang linux, but i have only ever used Wubi to dual boot and i have only even installed a Ubuntu based OS. is it as simple as just installing via a cd on the second hard ...
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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 ...