Hot answers tagged windows
I just upgraded to Win 10 from Win 7, and the update manager did not bother on touching grub or other partitions. It just upgraded its own partition. I used the Microsoft Media Creation Tool to upgrade. (I was impatient)
It looks like your Windows system was hibernated and not actually shut down. That causes issues for Linux's ntfs3g driver. So, you need to boot back into Windows and shut it down cleanly. In their infinite wisdom, the Microsoft developers decided to make it hard for users to shut down their machines. According to this site, you need to: Mouse over ...
Yes, it can be done with gparted program. When you install Ubuntu, it divides hard drive into chunks or partitions. So you would need to boot from USB or CD and delete Windows partition. (why usb because it dangerous to operate on a running disk). On Ubuntu partition you will have a thing called grub bootloader. That this is what actually helps you choose ...
If you download and install the 64 bit version from here and install it from a USB, simply choose the option you are presented with to delete everything and replace with Ubuntu. The installer will take care of the partitioning for you.
Using gparted you should be able to select the ntfs partitions you want to delete and delete them - Once deleted you have to format the unpartitioned space into ext4 or fat32 (again using gparted) - If you dont want to completely remove windows you can shrink the windows partition down using diskmgmt.msc from windows If you decide to completely remove ...
You can not run this file on a Windows system! Never. No chance. As you can see in the output of file, it says ELF 32-bit LSB executable, [...] for GNU/Linux 2.6.24. ELF is the format for compiled binary executables Linux uses, and it even tells you that this program is written for a Linux kernel 2.6.24 (which seems pretty old, as well as the CPU ...
Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible