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 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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Wubi “could not retrieve the required disk image”

I tried to download Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows Installer (Wubi), but I get this error message: An error occurred: Could not retrieve the required disk image For more information, please see the ...
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Installing Ubuntu inside Windows 7 without internet connection [offline mode]

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04-amd64.iso and created a bootable USB. I tried installing it (by running wubi.exe in Windows). But the installer started downloading ubuntu-12.04.2-wubi-amd64.tar.xz (524 ...
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How to remove entry of ubuntu 12.04 from Windows bootloader while used (wubi installation)?

A few months I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC alongside with my Windows 7 partition. In order to do that and avoid any mistake, I followed the steps of this tutorial. Everything was going ...
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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 you clean install ubuntu (clean install, complete wipe ) if using Wubi?

I'm currently using a dual boot Windows Vista and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Wubi install) and I was wondering how to completely wipe the hard drive and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS standalone. PS. my computer ...
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There is other ways to install Ubuntu? (not wubi, not live CD)

I had problems while installing ubuntu 12.04 on a samsung laptop, the problem is the AHCI sysmtem, after a lot of searching, I found that this is almost impossible to "fix" and the only way i found is ...
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I need help installing and using ubuntu

I'm new here! I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit version just now. It downloaded in .RAR (Winrar). When i open the file, i have many folders in it and at last, i have this "wubi.exe" file. i ...
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Installed Ubuntu with Windows 7

I had Windows 7 and installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. Now when I restart the PC, it directly boots to Ubuntu. What happened to my Windows 7 and how I can make it dual boot?
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How do i install from USB disk?

I've tried booting from my usb flash drive even after creating a bootable USB disk and several attempts to alter my bios into booting from the usb proved futile. Also, when I tried the assisted ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work - wubildr issue (and can I make my pc bootable without smartbootmanager which doesn't work)

I just installed ubuntu using the .exe installer. I tried 3 times before with a cd, but it didn't boot (whatever). When I turn on the laptop, and select ubuntu, I get an error or something (it ...