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There are several modes in which you can connect to internet inside from a virtual machine. Easiest is using NAT. Select your Ubuntu virtual machine in virtual box manager and go to settings. Navigate to Network and select NAT as shown in the screenshot. When you open Ubuntu go to Network Connection and go to Wired tab and select your connection and ...


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You have to install a software for this purpose known as winUsb using following commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:colingille/freshlight sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install winusb else download a .deb file from this link and then run following command sudo dpkg -i [filename].deb if you get any dependency problem or errors due to dependency ...


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Many USB enclosures and USB/ATA adapters can't handle disks with more than 2^32 sectors. This works out to 2TiB, so disks larger than that often fail on such enclosures and adapters. If this is your problem, the only solution is to use the disk internally or via another adapter/enclosure -- perhaps an eSATA one rather than a USB one. (I've even heard of one ...


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You should perform boot repair on your system using the access to Ubuntu from USB. Run following commands in terminal as root sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo sed 's/trusty/saucy/g' -i /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-trusty.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && (boot-repair &) ...


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Setup grub to boot into windows by default, with a 10 second time-out. The you can choose Ubuntu, but if your parents just wait out the 10 seconds, it will boot into Windows. A good editor for grub is grub-customizer, which you can et from a launchpad ppa After installation of Ubuntu, open a terminal window ctrl+alt+t and enter the commands sudo ...



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