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Can I install Ubuntu inside Windows?

Ubuntu 12.04 won't come with the Windows Installer (Wubi) pre-added. But is there any way to install 12.04 using Wubi?
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9answers
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Install Ubuntu without making Windows license void

I have a dell laptop with a pre-installed version of Windows 7 home premium. I want to dual boot my system to run both Ubuntu and Windows 7. The engineer told me I cannot do this without removing ...
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6answers
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Unable to recognize and create partitions for Ubuntu Installation on Dell Inspiron 15R 5520

When I run the setup for 14.04 using the live USB and select "something else" for manually creating partitions on my hard disk, for some reason Ubuntu isn't able to detect other partitions and assumes ...
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1answer
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WUBI not present in 16.04 download [duplicate]

I recently downloaded 16.04 onto a CD, but system will not boot from CD as WUBI is not present in download. Any ideas as to how to correct this?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS WUBI won't run the Installer [duplicate]

As far as the wiki says wubi.exe should eventually let me install UBUNTU like a Windows program, however it only gives me the option or rather the notice to boot into the demo mode and make the ...
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3answers
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Better Way To Install Ubuntu 15.10 Without Making Partitions

This is my first post on askubuntu. So, if i break any rules, then please do tell me. I am using Windows 10, on a 4gb ram,64 bit environment. Previously when I used to install Ubuntu then I used to ...
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1answer
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Installing wubi on Windows 8.1 [closed]

can anyone guide me how to install wubi on W8.1. I have heard that there is a UEFI related issue on W8.1.
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1answer
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Where I can find wubi? [duplicate]

I used ubuntu in my previous laptop for some years now. I installed it via wubi. Recently I bought a new laptop and I want to do the same thing. Although I used ubuntu almost exclussively, for some ...
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0answers
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? (not 13.04, 13.10) [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 support WUBI? Or will another alternate Windows Installer be available? I work on a lab network with PC Devices which ETH and USB hardware has been removed, and we use a different ...
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4answers
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How to run ubuntu in windows 7 like a app?

I want to start using ubuntu for programming purpose. Before I download it,I want to make sure that I can run it without removing windows 7. Which version I should use? Can I use it without ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Wubi install is freezing / stalling / hanging on iso download

I have downloaded the 12.04 located wubi.exe and the 14.04.1 located wubi.exe. I am getting the same behavior from both. Once you start either exe they give you a dialog and then after OK begin ...
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0answers
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Can't install ubuntu: [duplicate]

I am can't install ubuntu on my windows xp Dell Inspiron laptop. I keep getting the error message saying I need to look at this file, which I can't locate: C:\docume~1\russla~1\locals~1\temp\wubi-14....
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0answers
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Why was Wubi Removed from 13.04+ [duplicate]

Since 13.04, there is no Wubi, why was Wubi removed from the installation phase?
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2answers
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Cannot install Ubuntu — Wubi does not currently support EFI [duplicate]

I have the .iso image of Ubuntu 15.10 that a friend gave to me. I have a pre-installed Windows 10. When I mount the image and run wubi.exe, it gives the following error: Wubi does not currently ...
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4answers
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Can't get Ubuntu to install in Windows 8

I saw Ubuntu today on my friend's laptop, and I immediately fell in love. I then decided to try installing Ubuntu reading the guide on the official Ubuntu website (which included downloading an .iso ...

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