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Questions tagged [windows]

Microsoft's Windows operating system(s). Questions with this tag should relate to Ubuntu to be on-topic for this site. If your issue is with a specific version of Windows, please check windows-8, windows-7, etc.

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Windows 10 / Ubuntu dual boot - “hard drive not installed” error on Dell Inspiron 5000

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot to Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron 13 5000. The instructions I had followed did not say to disable the drive encryption on Windows nor Windows Secure Boot, so I ...
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Install windows with ubuntu

I have ubuntu 16.04, when I want to install windows with my ubuntu I use CD but when I click on windows cd from boot it's pass directly to ubuntu and run It. How I can fix that ?
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Windows 10 Ubuntu dual boot black screen

I have a windows 10 Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot dell laptop and then suddenly it is black screen when i on it. Then I tried to restore, to recover and also I tried to repaire by media creation tool with ...
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Linux Broke Suspend / Sleep in Windows

I have an old thread, Sleep mode drains battery very fast, which reports an issue with linux, sleep mode doesn't sleep the CPU. I've foramtted evertything, even reflashed the bios, now windows does ...
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Problem with dual boot in ubuntu 18.04

Ok so I'm using windows 10 64bit on Acer Predator Helios 300, and I had 900GB in my D drive, in which I freed up 250 GB, then I installed ubuntu 18.04 using a pen drive(I checked files before ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows - shrinking D partition instead of C

I have a qustion. In almost every guide I've read about dual boot Win/Ubuntu, the first step is to shrink C: partition. My PC has 2 partitions: C (for Windows) and D (for data and programs). Is there ...
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Fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04 shows Windows Network

I am wondering why underneath other locations, I can see a Windows Network folder, inside which is my wireless router/model. Does this mean I am on a Windows Network? By the way this machine and my ...
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How can I repair my Boot Manager? [duplicate]

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad u330p. It came with Windows 10 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 16.4 on a separate partition and the default boot loader was replaced with Grub 2. I have since uninstalled ...
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16.04 - How do I put SanDisk Secure Access on my SanDisk flash drive?

It's easy on Windows, but how do I do it on Ubuntu https://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2399/~/sandisk-secureaccess-3.0-support-information-and-download-page
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Accessing windows drives from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Can I access windows drives from ubuntu without disabling fast shutdown?
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Can't connect with a windows server

When I try to connect to a server in windows active domain by samba, I met an error message:" failed to mount windows share: invalid argument" I suggest it is related to certification. How to fix it?
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My Asus T100TAF can't see installed Ubuntu 18.10

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my Asus T100 TAF. Pure installation, no other OS. After clicking last command "restart system", system starts but from USB again, with menu: try Ubuntu, install Ubuntu, and ...
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How do i return to Windows 7? [duplicate]

I decided to change to Ubuntu because I was trying something new, but Ubuntu is a bit laggy on my PC and I feel I don't fit in here. I am trying to return to Windows 7, but when I try to enter boot ...
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Two jupyter notebook running at the same port

I am using the Ubuntu sub-system on Windows 10. I opened a terminal and entered the command: jupyter notebook and then a notebook is started at port 8888. Without closing this one, I opened ...
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Is there a way to install Windows after Ubuntu BUT AVOID overwriting grub?

I understand that there are a lot of questions out there about installing these two os alongside, but I wonder if there is any other way to install Windows while not removing grub. This is really ...
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After installing Ubuntu alongside Windows, Windows boots fine and I can log in but Windows can't find data

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 I used the instructions in this answer to How to use manual partitioning during installation? Firstly I chose something else, secondly made a partition ...
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Can't install wine mono on ubuntu

I have installed wine on ubuntu and now I want to install wine mono with the following comand wine msiexec /i Downloads/wine-mono-4.7.1.msi But the installer doesn't start and I get the following ...
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How to disable Windows 10 NTFS write lock due to faulty “Fast startup” option from other Ubuntu machine [duplicate]

Suituation: Windows 10 itself is broken and wouldn't startup anyhow. I have Ubuntu 18 Machine. The drive is absolutely healthy but mounts in readonly mode. I've managed to find out that in happens due ...
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How to connect Windows computer with Ubuntu using LAN connection? [duplicate]

I want to get some files from my Desktop PC to my Laptop. My desktop computer has Windows 7 and my laptop has Ubuntu 18.04. How can I connect those to PCs through wired connection??
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Dual boot with refind ubuntu and windows getting me into HHD windows instead of the SSD one which is main

So I followed a guide for installing ubuntu on windows without using usb. I have EFI mode of bios and in this guide it said that I need to use refind. I installed ubuntu but when i want to go back to ...
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Can not boot Windows 10 USB via GRUB [duplicate]

Trying to boot USB via GRUB to install Windows 10 or install Windows 10 via boot USB from GRUB 2, whichever makes better sense. I'm using Ubuntu 18.10. I have tried set root=(hd0,1) chainloader +1 ...
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Ubuntu - native Linux analog Windows local network files and printers

Is there a native Linux analog of Windows local network where you share\get access to files and printers (Client for Microsoft Networks)? Windows devices access not necessary.
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xfreerdp - don't connect if someone is already logged in

how do I tell xfreerdp not to logg on to a remote windows machine if someone with the same username is already logged in? The remote machine only accepts one instance for the same username. If I ...
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Can't access disk D [duplicate]

When I click my other disk D: nothing opens, and the Files file manager window closes. Other disks are opening, but D does not open. That's why I'm running Ubuntu because Windows doesn't open. I want ...
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How do I install windows after installing lubuntu? [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu but now I would like to switch back to windows when I inset the iso file it fails to boot into the installer. How can I fix this?
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Can I change Windows version with ubuntu installed with Windows Boot Manager?

I've bought a Huawei Matebook D for university and I've installed Windows 10 LTSB and Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows Boot Manager. This version on Windows has a very difficult time updating the ...
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cmake generators build for windows platform

Hi I want to build my project for windows from Ubuntu, but I can't find the generators for my cmake instalation. i run: $ cmake -G and have this: Generators Unix Makefiles = ...
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I accidentally deleted all bootloaders (Windows Boot Manager and Grub)

I accidentally deleted all bootloaders (Windows Boot Manager and Grub). If I start my laptop it doesnt found any bootloaders. How can I reinstall at least windows 10 boot manager and/or Grub ...
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Possible corrupt NTFS System (Windows Files still accessible via Ubuntu)

a few days ago I had to replace my motherboard because it was acting up and not letting my Lenovo laptop boot. When replacing the motherboard I took out the HDD and connected it to my friend's laptop ...
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Set grub2 to boot into Ubuntu on weekdays and Windows on weekends

Using the excellent answers from this thread I've been able to schedule booting into different OSes at different times of day. However, I would like to get the community's advice on how to boot into ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Where are window positions stored when an app closes, so that they can be opened in the same place after restarting

When an application such as firefox opens the window is positioned in the same place as when it closed (i.e half of the screen to the left or to the right etc.), which is a useful feature. Where is ...
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Error when launching Ubuntu for the first time on Windows10

When I launched Ubuntu for the first time, I got an error that said 0x8000000d an illegal state change was requested I have already enabled the Windows Subsystem for Linux. How do I resolve this ...
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Copy bootmgfw.efi from one mount to another mount

Due to a failed Windows Update my windows boot got corrupted which forced me to follow the turorial listed here: Error: premature end of file /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi Link for the tutorial:...
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PDF from windows empty on Ubuntu

I have a PDF that shows fine in Windows - both in chrome browser and in Adobe Reader. When I transfer the file to Ubuntu 16.04, and try to read it, it is blank. This happens both in okular, in chrome,...
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I'm trying to set up a Samba share, and I can see the share from Windows but can't access it

I am trying to set up a share from Ubuntu to Windows 10. I have followed this tutorial here. I don’t understand why that tutorial says to create the "home" section in smb.conf because it doesn’t do ...
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Permit sudo for Windows AD group not working well

I want to grant root permissions (sudo) for a specific Windows AD group(s) Here is what I added in the /etc/sudoers file %DockerLinuxUser ALL=(ALL) ALL %LinuxAmins ALL=(ALL) ALL %Admins\ du\ domaine ...
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Issue for restricting SSH access from a Windows AD Group (using sssd)

I joined a ubuntu 16.04 server to my Windows AD for SSH authentication. It works fine until I want to restrict access to a specific group with sssd here's the content of my /etc/sssd/sssd.conf [sssd]...
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bitlocker encrypted external drive

I have already found a few sources which describe how to mount a bitlocker encrypted drive with dislocker in Ubuntu. However all sources state that I should mount via mount -r -o loop at the end. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a blank SSD coming from Windows 10

Currently on ASUS X456UF, running windows 10 (64bit). S.M.A.R.T Error is now appearing and the drive is in bad condition, I would like to replace the HDD with a new SSD. I don't really losing old ...
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Finding a Windows Partition on Ubuntu

Good Evening All, I've recently installed Ubuntu on an older laptop of mine. Originally I had thought that I completely overwrote the original OS, Windows 10, however when I had finished installing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on DELL Inspiron 15R 5520

My laptop is DELL Inspiron 15R 5520 with Windows 7 Ultimate installed and i want to migrate from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS but first i want to know if my laptop is fully compatible with this ...
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USB-C thunderbolt not working anymore - Ubuntu 18.04 + Windows

I have been struggling for the last couple of days to figure out why my thunderbolt ports (on the left side of the XPS 13) stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04. The right side USB port works well and ...
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Delete Windows EFI part by mistake [duplicate]

so i was installing ubuntu 16.04 on my sole HDD on my laptop, and during the process i erased ( :-/ ) the EFI windows Partition ( i think not too sure ) so the ubuntu install continue without any ...
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Files created in nano editor on Linux VM are not visible in the file explorer in Windows 10

I am running a Linux Virtual Machine on a Windows 10 machine using Oracle VirtualBox. I use the editor nano. Is it possible to see the files I create with nano in the Windows file explorer? I have ...
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Accessing windows files

I'm trying to access my Windows files from Ubuntu, and so far I was able to create a script that mounts the folder I want and have it on the system startup. I am able to list, delete, move, create ...
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configuring network files in windows 10 linux bash shell

just wondering what are the right files to configure the network in windows 10 bash shell, internet works anyway, here is the last error I got from net manager error: cannot communicate with server: ...
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I deleted ubuntu and now I can't boot into windows! [duplicate]

This error comes up everytime failed to load image grub error efi failed to start image Then I get redirected to boot menu and every option has the same effect i.e the same error. I even tried ...
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Windows 10 window in VirtualBox is too small, or blurry when scaled up [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu on my ASUS PC. I installed VirtualBox then installed Windows 10 from the ISO. Downloaded and installed my Windows-based software (the only one I use). The running Win10 window is too ...
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Delete Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 18.04 on same disk

I want to use Ubuntu only and delete my Windows Partition and its bootloader. Currently I can only start Ubuntu hitting F12 at startup, I Hope this will not be the case anymore. How can I do that ...
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Installed Ubuntu after Windows 10, no boot options whatsoever

I have been spending the last few days reading the possible solutions and they are either not working for me or they require a computer knowledge above my own. Like the title says I partitioned the ...