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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Ubuntu installed in Windows but want to format Windows [duplicate]

What will happen to the Ubuntu in this situation? The Windows is Windows 7. Thank you.
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Wubi took up all of my disk space on Win 7

I tried to create a live 13.04 USB using a 1TB external hard drive and it wouldn't boot on my machine. After that, I booted into windows and tried to run Wubi from the hard drive and I selected the ...
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mount.ntfs taking up 99% of cpu [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows with WUBI, version 12.04, and have been recently running into some issues. Every once in a while, I run top and see that mount.ntfs is taking up all of my cpu. It is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation take too much time

I downloaded the ubuntu 12.04 source from official ubuntu site and after I try to install it by selecting the wubi.exe ,after the selecting the disk space and that ,it downloading " amd64.tar.xz " ...
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Sorry, could not change the permissions of “wubi.exe”: Error setting permissions: Read-only file system

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit using a CD on my PC with Ubuntu 32-bit already running. When I'm trying to Allow executing file as program I'm getting this message: Sorry, could not change the ...
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Installed with Wubi but no session manager is show, what to do?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop to my PC (Dell Optiplex 150 Slim running Windows XP). I used Wubi installer, installing from Windows, because it won't boot from USB or CD for some reason. ...
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How to select the operative system at boot in Wubi? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 inside windows, using Wubi. But the problem is that while shutting on my computer my keyboard doesn't work selecting one of the options (Windows/ Ubuntu).
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Error bars disappear Qtiplot Ubuntu 12.04

I faced this problem while using QtiPlot in Ubuntu 12.04 (WUBI) and could not find any help on google search. I have created a very nice plot with QtiPlot which included error bars both for x and y ...
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Wubi installer - Does it install 64bit? [duplicate]

I am thinking about making the jump from Windows 7 to Linux but keeping the windows 7 partition alive for my wife. That being said I sall the Wubi installer that made it very simple, but I was curious ...
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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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Wubi: Can I keep files or repair whole system

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows on D disk. Today i'm accidentally deleted "Ubuntu" folder. How can i keep my files or repair whole system? Does contents of "Ubuntu" folders are ...
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umount /mnt deleted home directory

I did something incredibly stupid: while tinkering with mount / umount trying to relocate some space, I did as I read on one website, and dit sudo umount -f /mnt (I don't remember whether I used ...
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Find desktop files in wubi disk

Short question: where is the ~/Desktop/ files in the root.disk (wubi) ? Details: Hello, I've been using wubi in windows 7 x32 for a while and then had to change my main operating system to windows 8 ...
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Deleted files and folders to boot to Ubuntu - any way to retrieve files?

I was cleaning up my E: drive, on which I downloaded Ubuntu (using Wubi), and I accidentally deleted the Ubuntu folder, and I also deleted some other files on my E: drive that I didn't recognize. The ...
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How to make Wubi's Virtual partition bigger?

I installed Wubi on Windows 7 and onto another partition (L: 150GB) when i was installing i thought it'll be fine, it'll use the whole 150GB. The option was only up to 30GB so I just clicked it. Now ...
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Ubuntu heat problems with Medion Akoya Notebook

My Notebook heats up tremendously after I start Ubuntu - I also noticed that it runs slower than my Windows 7 (not to mention the fact, that Windows 7 does not come even close to the heat production ...
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Update Manager issues [duplicate]

I am still getting used to dual running Ubuntu on my Windows 7 machine using Wubi. I currently have Ubuntu 12.01 and want to upgrade to 13.04. According to the instructions here ...
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Error installing Ubuntu using Wubi

I am new to the community and would love to try out Ubuntu. I chose to install it using Wubi to save the pain of reformatting etc. I have now tried the installer several times using different ...
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Dual Boot with WUBI Installer - reinstalling Windows

I have installed Ubuntu using a Windows installer - Wubi - as a dual boot with Windows 7. Now I would like to reinstall Windows 7. Is there any chance to retain Ubuntu? Any tweak available to make it ...
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Access C: Drive in Ubuntu after wubi install [duplicate]

I use ubuntu for downloading and I want to move the files to my C: Drive so that when I run windows I can access the files. How do I do that?
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Error while installation UBUntu [duplicate]

Following is the error message shown :( :( 08-16 01:00 DEBUG downloader: Download start filename=C:\ubuntu\install\MD5SUMS-metalink.gpg, url=http://releases.ubuntu.com/13.04/MD5SUMS-metalink.gpg, ...
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Why disk space is not released after deleting virtual disk

I installed ubuntu via wubi with the size of 20Gbs. Then i decided to increase it to 65 Gbs using this guide. Then i decided to delete this virtual disk (65 Gbs) to increase to about 150Gbs. The only ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 Installation Problem: Can't boot or Use WUBI

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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WUBI Uniinstallation [duplicate]

I have never used Ubuntu or any other Linux software. In an attempt to experiment the new software I installed Ubuntu using WUBI. It worked fine, however I rarely used it. So as instructed, I ...
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How to uninstall the deleted ubuntu from Windows 8? [duplicate]

I bought a Windows 8 PC but then realised need of Ubuntu so I installed it using wubi But then I accidentally formatted the Partition of Ubuntu, now I find that I am unable to uninstall Ubuntu from my ...
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does wubi install a full version of linux? [duplicate]

I wanted a fresh version of Ubuntu, but windows didn't recognize external hdd to backup photos and important files. So I decided to install Ubuntu on a different partition using Wubi. The question is, ...
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Barry installition [duplicate]

In an attempt to install Blackberry application (Barry) following guide listed at: installing or setting up barry in ubuntu 12.04 I got the error: Could not save the file ...
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Just installed Ubuntu using Wubi, and I get a Grub DOS like screen

Also I have no CD drive so LiveCDs are a no-no. I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows XP, it says Minimal bash like line editing is supported.
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Installing edubuntu 13-04 on usb without downloading any other iso's than what I already have

I have the Edubuntu-13.04-dvd-amd64 iso, and the wubi installer, but can't get the installer to use the iso and put edubuntu on my 14 GB flashdrive. Is it possible to install edubuntu on my flashdrive ...
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Ubuntu 13.4 starting problem [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.4 on my Lenovo by using Wubi installer,at the boot menu when i select the Ubuntu option the screen goes black ,but when i select the advace Ubuntu option in recovery mode it ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my Windows 8 Lenovo [duplicate]

I have recently bought a new laptop, and i have been trying to boot Ubuntu 13.04 on it. However, it dose not seem to work. I have tried both booting it from my live-USB and installing it with Wubi, ...
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Can I use Wubi for manual installation?

Is it possible to use Wubi for Ubuntu 13.04? I read that it will not be supported in the official release due to some problems. Is this going to change in the future, and can we expect to see a future ...
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bcdedit problem [duplicate]

Recently, when I try to delete items from the windows 7 sp1 boot menu and enter bcdedit with administrator, it returns error: The boot configuration data store could not The system cannot find the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with wubi works [duplicate]

I don't know if I'm the only person to find this out or not. But anyways I like the way wubi works so I was kind of mad that 13.04 didn't have it. But I was playing around, and I downloaded the Ubuntu ...
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Error with Wubi Installer- Ubuntu 13.04 desktop

I'm having problems installing Ubuntu 13.04 desktop. I've download the wubi installer on my Windows computer. When I open this file using WinRar & run wubi.exe, it attempts to install Ubuntu but ...
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Problems in Installing Ubuntu through wubi.exe file

I am using Windows 7 32-bit OS. I want to have Ubuntu alongside it. After downloading wubi.exe file, when I try to run it, after asking for setting username and password details, an error message is ...
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I cannot boot from Ubuntu after set dual boot with Windows 8 [duplicate]

My default system is Windows 8. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 in another partition. After boot from Ubuntu I get this error: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr And nothing happens so I have to boot ...
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How to remove Windows after install WUBI? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer and I was wondering how to get rid of the old windows install, deleting it and everything with it. I tried to just install it from my external hard ...
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Broken Ubuntu 13.04 disables me from using Windows 8 [duplicate]

I had Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit installed on my computer before as the only OS. After a while, I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 with Wubi on my Windows Computer, which worked perfectly. But because of the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 32 bit in a 64 bit machine? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 64 bit machine (Asus N56VJ) and I was asked to install a 32 bit Linux OS at the university for a programming course. The main problem is that I'm not able to boot from CD (already ...
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mount.ntfs process taking up CPU

Recently in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, I've found (in the top command) that the process mount.ntfs has been constantly running, and taking up about 15% of my CPU. I checked to make sure that I hadn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed via Wubi failed to boot problem

I downloaded the Ubuntu ISO file from the internet and I mounted the ISO image via daemon tool and ran the wubi.exe to install Ubuntu on a newly partitioned hard drive in Windows 7. It installed ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu wubi 12.04 on windows xp dell dimension 3000

I have previously installed ubuntu wubi 12.04 on my dell dimension 3000 with windows xp home. I succeeded, but I accidently made myself a standard user, not an admin. I uninstalled, then tried to ...
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Newbie questions when installing Ubuntu/Lubuntu

Is there Lubuntu 13.04 Wubi? Is there a way to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu/Lubuntu without using Wubi without installing GRUB or any alternate bootloader? Which would boot faster: Ubuntu ...
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Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
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Inability to install on Acer 4530 with Vista

I have tried to make a clean Ubuntu 12.04 installation on an Acer 4530 currently running Win Vista. It appears that even though I am able to switch booting sources through the BIOS, these other ...
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Regarding Wubi Installation [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu using Wubi and it has been installed successfully but after that it has asked me for the space and I alloted it. Then after, it has asked for the password and I made it and ...
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Wubi shows error

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi and it just doesn't work, every time, without fail. I had the following scenarios: 1. I downloaded only wubi.exe and ran it. The wubi installer started ...
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The Difference between Windows Installer (WUBI) and Live CD/USB Installing? [duplicate]

again me. I am having trouble while installing Ubuntu. as I remember, I downloaded Ubuntu about two years ago and it was really easy. Mainly because I used Wubi and everything was fine. I ...
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Should I use complete partition for a Wubi Install?

I have a completely free partition of 19.5 Gb (Windows is installed in another partition.) When I start Wubi, it suggests that I use about 12 Gb for Ubuntu. The question is: Should I go with Wubi's ...