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Login to Ubuntu and execute from terminal: sudo fdisk -l and please show the answer. -- The fdisk output tell us that you have FAT32 partition at second drive: /dev/sdb1 The Windows boot loader assumes it's the first disk in the system, so You need to tell grub to remap the two disks as part of the Windows entry: title Windows root ...


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it looks like windows was completely removed (where is the ntfs disk?) do you have a second drive? with windows or just one drive? (/dev/sda is the only drive listed in you log) if it is just one drive you have to reinstall windows (resize your harddisk and do not delete all. you can reinstall grub later)


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I think this is more of a forum question, because I think it'll take some back and forth. Often, issues with booting to USB are related to BIOS settings. It could be that you just need to rearrange to boot order. Sometimes, even though USB is available as an option, the machine just won't (these same machines sometimes won't boot to CD, either). The only ...


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Just delete Windows Partition, or if you want, boot from Live CD and re-install Ubuntu and delete Windows (A option when you try to install Ubuntu), if you re-install make a backup of /home if deleted when installing Ubuntu again. (Please, search in Google, i just put what i THINK)


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Take a look at this, this should be what you want https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToRemoveWindows


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There are actually differences between NTFS used in different Windows versions, as described in this Wikipedia page. For the most part, you can use NTFS volumes in a dual-boot system under XP and Windows 7, but there can be some issues with some of the more esoteric stuff. For example, XP can only deal with one System Restore point. If you mount a Windows 7 ...


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In my experience adempewolff's popular and helpful answer above was necessary, but not sufficient, to allow me to mount my Windows NTFS partition for writing with Ubuntu. As instructed elsewhere I turned Fast Startup off before trying to install Ubuntu and I removed the Hibernate Option on the "Shutdown" menu, too. I still couldn't write to my Windows ...


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1- you should go to ubuntu wepsite for downloading iso file 2- you get a flash and go to universal usb installer and make a flash disk which bootable with universal usb installer 3- boot your computer and install ubuntu


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You can also try one of the many Lightweight Linux distribution, see list below, and make sure, that your hardware requirements are met, before deciding on one of the distros. I also suggest you to definitely buy another "1GB of RAM block" on ebay for a small amount of money, so you can't go wrong with Lightweight Linux and also it is a huge improvement in ...


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You can install it from both USB or CD - it's up to you. You will get the Documentation and guideline on the official Ubuntu site here.


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use Boot-Repair tool to solve this problem below link is helpfull for you https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair How to install the Boot- Repair tool in an Ubuntu live disc https://www.askubuntu.com/questions/226061/how-to-install-the-boot-repair-tool-in-an-ubuntu-live-disc


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it is simple and easy use "wubi.exe " which is easily available on Ubuntu website copy "wubi.exe" in C: Drive >> insert/ Plug Ubuntu DVD/Bootable Flesh Drive and Run "wubi.exe" it will ask user Name and Password to you give it and click on install so simple FYI use this Link: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide


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Look at this article to see how to Try Ubuntu. Make a backup of your Windows Installation and make sure you create a Windows USB stick (unless you have a Windows installation disk) alongwith your Ubuntu USB drive before going further. Secondly, yes you can install Ubuntu manually. Make sure that you do not modify the partition containing Windows. All of ...


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You need to modify your Windows configuration in order to do this. From Stack Overflow: Go to Control Panel > Network and sharing center > Change advanced sharing settings > Enable Turn Off password protect sharing option Once you changed this option everything should work. Note that this effectively strips any protection you can have against ...


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This needs a second answer. I tried added a comment, but it wasn't sufficient. Important notes: Don't forget to test bench. Set up a test system first. Kubuntu, like all OS's, has bugs. The test bench (system) is where you make all your mistakes and resolve issues, before using any software in a production environment. Take good notes! You need them to ...


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The key to migrate to Kubuntu from Windows is via a test system, or setting a help desk for students and teachers. Disks ; Windows everyone knows. However, people also know Linux; http://Youtube.com is a linux "Disk" (resource) ; http is the protocol (method) of accessing this resource (disk) and can be located anywhere, and across multiple servers ...


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Disk labels Ubuntu community docs: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive This guide is primarily for external drives such as USB hard drives, USB flash drives, and flash memory cards. You can label internal disks... You could edit internal disk labels same way as the external disks. Custom Kickoff menu - names, tags, subsections The ...


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It is possible to do all those things. I also have a netbook with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I do all those things. But, I have to say honestly, there is a bar to cross when you transition over to Ubuntu from Windows. Depending on the software you use for those tasks now, it is likely that, except for the browser, the applications you use to perform ...


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Everything you mentioned you want to do should work, except Netflix. Sadly, Netflix require some software that is only available for Macintosh and Windows. However, you can still make Netflix work if you put in a few extra steps. I have listed two different methods known to make Netflix work. Method 1 is the easiest method to use, but using it will require ...


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I got this problem solved after a few experiments. Disconnect your internet and then start wubi.exe and it will use the iso file in the same directory. It may be a good idea to reconnect internet when your computer restarts for proper installation of ubuntu. Thanks everybody.


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This shortcuts are default in Ubuntu 14.04. But anyway you can install compizConfig settings manager and look at the section: Window Management > Grid. There you can define the shortcuts you want for such actions.


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See step number 4 here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop When allocating drive space, you will have the option of utilizing the whole drive which would remove windows.


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Just put the CD in the Ubuntu computer and open it with Nautilus or your desktop filesystem. If the photo format is not available to Ubuntu, you may need the "restricted-extras" package. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras ubuntu-restricted-addons Even though products advertise that you need Windows blah blah blah or newer ...


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Looks like you installed Ubuntu on the same partition where the Windows was. It is means, that the partition with Windows was formatted, and another OS was installed there. Part of your data was overwritten with data of newly installed system. Here still could be a way to recover part of your data, but it depends on what kind of a data you're seeking for. ...


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In case your computer came with a pre-installed copy of Windows 8 and you removed it because to many people told you to hate it and you found that after you installed Ubuntu, that it isn't what you want, note this: Your computer boots with UEFI and has a GPT partition table. For installing Windows 7, either create and boot the Windows 7 installation media ...


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Do you really need to? Better solve the problem with Firefox, because it is not normal. Your documents are residing on your Windows partition, unless you removed it during installation. In latter case your documents are in backup. Just copy them manually. You can access Windows partitions from Files, there is a list of devices on the left. You do not ...


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Wine has been updated but also you can use it with PlayOnLinux which abstracts better IMHO and has pre-configurations.


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Download the Ubuntu iso File Extract it Find Wubi.exe in extracted folder double click it and follow on screen instructions


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No its not a silly question. :) Ubuntu used to have a windows installer (for XP and win7) called Wubi (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide#Warning). With it you could install Ubuntu without the need to partition you hard disk (its main benefit). But it has been dropped starting version 13.04 and as far as I know is not being maintained. You can still dual ...


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You should read this page for further informations: Ubuntu Wiki Wubi Guide


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If you are missing Codecs, you can try this command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras That should install the missing packages for multimedia.


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MP3 is an audio format. Ubuntu can play both out of the box. Use Rhythmbox Music Player for audio and Ubuntu's default video player. You can also use VLC which plays both.


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Try this link - How to remove Windows from Within Ubuntu. Always back-up important data before doing anything like this!


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This is not a direct solution but to avoid such a big download you can use something like GpartedLive which is very easy to use and wheights 191MB as of today. You can find it there : http://gparted.org/download.php Another way around is to download a very lightweight distribution (50MB) and partition using the utilitaries available in this one (if any I ...


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Yes, you don't need to download a live CD. You can do it from Ubuntu with Gparted software which can be found in software center. Just go to gparted after you've downloaded it and installed it. Delete the windows partitions which are usually ntfs file systems and go to the command line and run: sudo update-grub or sudo update-burg whichever one you use. It ...


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In order to make your computer boot into Windows by default, you'll have to change GRUB's config file. While you could do that from the config file as root, I would recommend using GRUB Customizer, since it is a graphical interface for editing the boot order and a few other things, like the appearance of GRUB when you're selecting an OS to boot into. Try ...


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IMO, you should first go to the disk manager in Windows and erase the partition you want to use for Linux, before booting from the flash drive. Then installation program should accept to use this free space to create the needed partitions. HTH


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The cause of your issue could be that you are booting the EFI default bootloader of the harddrive instead of the Windows bootloader (NVRAM entry named Windows Boot Manager), which usually "corrects" the boot order. Just use the Windows bootloader in that case, alternatively you could replace the default bootloader with another one.


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Tim - Are you asking how to change secure boot and fast start up? For fast start up: Go to your control panel and open the "Power Options" folder. You should have a selection on the left that says "choose what the power button does". Click this option. On the next screen you should see an option near the bottom that says "Turn on fast startup (recommended)". ...


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Have you turned off secure boot in boot menu?.That might be the problem.Also turn off the fast start up from control panel.


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Your best best is to backup your files and important data and do a fresh Ubuntu install using the whole disk this time. Chances are when you installed you installed Ubuntu on a partition after your Windows one. In your case, re-sizing partitions can take a long time and could result is lost data, as you'd have to resize 'backwards' to take up the space that ...


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No, you do not need an Antivirus (AV) on Ubuntu to keep it secure. You need to employ other "good hygene" precautions, but contrary to some of the misleading answers posted here, AV is categorically not among them. There seems to be a confusion in some of the answers here between two issues: Existence of viruses for Linux and Ability to actually infect a ...


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Just a suggestion, and that should solve your issues as long as you don't mind wiping your disk or having the trouble of backing up / moving files around between systems. Best choice would be to wipe your disk, install Windows first using the first partition and then Ubuntu alongside it.


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Posting this here is likely to get a thousand beardies running at you with "BASH IS BETTER THAN POWARSHELL!" If I could grow a beard, I would probably be one of them. But if you have an assignment that involves Windows Powershell, there's little choice. There are some shells (and even modifiers existing shells like zsh) that aim to pull in some of the ...


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Not an answer, but because that's too much for putting it into a comment. You can read more on all of these popular threads. Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 How can I install Ubuntu without removing Windows? ...


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If you can have the Windows product key you can sell it. You can download windows iso from microsoft website with a product key and selecting install later by creating iso. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows-8/upgrade-product-key-only For product key http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGhU57CHp04 ...


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I would give 40-50GB for / and mabey 100GB for /home with the rest as an NTFS volume for movies/music/whatever so you can get to it from either OS. Putting /home on it's own partition allows you to upgrade or distro hop without losing all your linux data.


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Asking "which is better" (Windows-Ubuntu) is somewhat like asking "which is better" (apples-oranges). I've used only Windows since it first appeared back 25 years or more and now have used Ubuntu for 3 months. I've learned I have a limited capacity to understand the complexities of computer programming so I stay within my limitations when working with either ...


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In all ways you can work with ubunu, the main difference between ubuntu and windows is that ubuntu is open source while windows is not. Ubuntu can also be user friendly as windows. You can search the differences between them in google. I prefer ubuntu if you want to learn things about computers. Search and find which is better for you since it depends on ...


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There is no doubt windows is best for home users. But if you want something free and amazing and secured Ubuntu is best. To download latest version. You can go to there official site www.ubuntu.com download desktop version.



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