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For a smooth transition to another host for Virtual Box virtual machines the following should be considered: In case we had Guest Additions installed prefer to run the VM in the same or higher Virtual Box version release. If we had installed the Extension Pack we should install this on the new host too. Latest (and older) Virtual Box application releases ...


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However, I'm not sure if 40GB will be enough if I would install a lot of additional software (would it?). I have yet to get over 10Gb for all software I installed and that includes Apache and MySQL (with the database on a 2nd partition). Excluding my personal data since I keep that on another disk. There will not be any data there as I will put it ...


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Boot into Windows Recovery Enviroment (http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN207399/EN) then lunch CMD by going Troubleshooting > Advanced Options and run command prompt then execute this bootrec.exe /fixmbr This should uninstall grub (Ubuntu bootloader) and replace with Windows bootloader.


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If I understand you right, you do not have a full win installation cd/dvd, because win was preinstalled when you bought the machine? Maybe you would like to clone your current hdd with windows onto a separate drive (second internal hdd or usb hdd for example)? This way you keep exact the same system with all programs and data you have now. You just would ...


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I am not sure that any damage has been done, but I don't see how powering off your device could make it worse at this point. You will need to reinstall Ubuntu though. Install it in the 17G partition, which should be formatted as ext4 and with / as the mount point. The bootloader should also go on the disk (not the partition) to let you choose the OS. The ...


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If you want to start from scratch, you will need to reinstall Ubuntu. In the black screen, type in your username and password Then at the prompt, type: startx This will open the Ubuntu GUI. You can restore gnome-specific settings with the following commands in terminal: rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity Additionally you can verify that ...


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Yes. First, enable the multiverse repository (which contains VirtualBox). Enable Multiverse (Graphically) Open "Software and Updates": Make sure Software restricted by copyright or legal issues (multiverse) is enabled. Enable Multiverse From Terminal (Alternative) If preffer command line, enable multiverse from terminal (open with Ctrl+Alt+T) ...


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I installed easyBCD, added a new entry for linux and option for ubuntu appeared! ps: easyBCD is free for individuals


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Test this: Boot your pc from the HD. Extract the usb drive. Open a terminal. CtrlAltT. Run it: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install reinstall grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub-common grub-install /dev/sda grub-install --recheck /dev/sda update-grub reboot This procedure is for non-UEFI bios. For UEFI procedure is: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install ...


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You may have to format it as ntfs. Do sudo apt-get install gparted (skip this step if you already have it installed) then format it as ntfs.



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