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You definitely need to backup your data, either to other partition on the disk or to an external hard drive as mentioned by @karel. The package you need to install in your Linux PC to be able to format disk using FAT32 file system is: dosfstools apt-get install dosfstools Now that you have the tools installed, it is time to use it, so to format the ...
You can't. While converting FAT => NTFS is possible under Windows, converting the other way around is not. As a general rule, changing the file system means formatting your drive and loosing all your data. There is no way around this. In fact, that's precisely what formatting means (edited for brevity): Disk formatting is the process of preparing a [...] ...
Although you've got a 64-bit processor, if you're only running 2Gb of RAM it might be worth trying the 32-bit version of Ubuntu?
Scientific Linux is a recompiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux, co-developed by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Although it aims to be fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it also provides additional packages not found in the upstream product; the most notable among these are ...
I have encountered quite a lot cases where Windows wouldn't boot any more after the alongside installation of Ubuntu. The thing I always try first is to renew the GRUB entries using the following command from a terminal: sudo update-grub I've experienced this to fix such boot problems most of the time. If it doesn't, I try it with Boot Repair.
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