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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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How to use conditional formatting for dates [on hold]

I want to use Conditional formatting for filling cells that contain a date that's happening in 6 months or less but every time I use '=$E2-TODAY()<=180' it fills cells that doesn't follow the ...
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Dual Booting Windows & Linux with 7 different partitions

I have a 120GB storage device. I plan on dividing it 60GB-60GB for 2 different operating systems. I haven't tried this before and I'm afraid I'd lose important data, so here's what I'm trying to do. ...
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can't login using domain id GUI

Using Ubuntu 18.03: Install required packages, put the domain name. Even Finally got an msg succussfully join domain. I can see ubuntu system in AD computer. But while i'm trying to login to ubuntu ...
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How to run Windows Store Apps on Linux

Good Day to you all, I am eager to run Windows Store Apps (not Windows applications) on my Kubuntu 18.10. Can Wine run it? If not, then how should I?
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Bash usage in Windows: “Cannot send an empty message” error

So I need a way to send some webhooks to discord from a Windows machine, doing so in Linux is a no problems with curl, so I installed Ubuntu 18 LTS onto the machine from the Windows Apps store and ...
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Install Lumbuntu from inside Windows OS?

I'm trying to revitilize an old P4 desktop w/1.25GB of RAM. The BIOS does not have any option to boot from USB. The CD/DVD for whatever reason does not recognize the Lubuntu (and other Linux distros)...
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Use 3rd monitor only for Windows VM

I cannot use my 3rd monitor on Ubuntu. My USB to VGA cable has no drivers for linux. Therefore I want to ask if there's a way to use my 3rd monitor with my USB to VGA cable through a VM where Windows ...
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Windows VM guest

I currently have an Ubuntu VM guest on a Windows 10 host. I use Ubuntu for development but have found my Ubuntu performance to be poor. I tried several things to try to improve it, but now I'm ...
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Windows boot option not working [duplicate]

i'm a new user at Ubuntu, and i think i've lost my boot to Windows. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and i'm not an expert of this issues (but i can move through the console). Please, would you mind to help me? ...
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Windows 10 not visible after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 18.04, Windows 10 is not visible and I cannot start it. sudo update-grub is doing nothing. Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-29-generic Found initrd image: /boot/...
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Accessing my Windows system folder from Ubuntu 18.04

I've been banging my head against the wall for the last 2 days. Ubuntu won't let me even read-only my Windows system folder. Secure boot is disabled, efi dual boot works, fastboot is disabled in both ...
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FILE extension changing while copying from Ubuntu to windows

I downloaded data in Ubuntu which has an extension .text/plain bit when I copied it to my Windows 10 through USB the file extension is changed to '.file'. What should I do now to open it?
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Writing to Windows Directory Causes Windows to Shut Down with Fatal Error

I have ubuntu installed on two separate dell laptops. One is a work laptop and one personal. The personal laptop seems to work ok, however, the work laptop generates errors and shuts down windows ...
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Remmina Error when connecting to server

I'm trying to convert some old Windows 7 machines to Lubuntu to be used to rdp to our Windows Terminal Server. I got it setup so that the lubuntu account auto logs in, then it runs a script that auto ...
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Removing Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Does anyone know any software or commands I can run to remove Ubuntu? I'm trying to reinstall Windows since I need certain software only available on Windows
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Kubuntu 18.10 installed on M.2 drive, want to install Windows 10 on a secondary hard drive

On my main system, I have Kubuntu 18.10 installed on an M.2 drive, I would like to install Windows 10 Pro on an Extra Sata Hard Drive without touching my Kubuntu install if at all possible, I would ...
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How do I print on a canon USB printer connected to Windows 10 from Ubuntu over LAN

I have a canon printer connected to a desktop machine at my office. we are two in that office and we share everything together. its practically two machines with freely shared resources, NO ...
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New motherboard, dual boot doesn't work

I have an ssd with Windows 10 installled and an hdd with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. I use the grub2 for choosing OS.One day while I was playing in Windows, the pc suddenly powered off, it seems that some ...
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How to get Ubuntu to look like Windows XP? [closed]

My Family has an old computer running Windows XP but it's so slow that I am going to put Linux on it, my problem is that I need it to look like Windows XP or it will be to hard of a change for my aunt....
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How to add a C:/ drive in Linux?

I'm new to Linux os. I install wine to run a windows program then an error occurred. Then I found that it's error occurred because c drive is not exist. The program need to write something into the c ...
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Create a bootable USB for Windows 10 on Ubuntu 19.04 [closed]

Ok, so I want to install Windows on my secondary drive and I've been looking for a way to make a bootable USB. I found this guide but it seems WoeUSB is not supported anymore as I can't find the ...
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Unable to access Windows 10 files from Ubuntu 18.04

Dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. I realised Windows files are not visible by default, unlike in the past. Mounting the filesystem directly doesn't work. Steps I have tried include the ...
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Problem with Windows 10 theme on Ubuntu

I installed a Windows 10 theme in my Ubuntu, and I don't know why there's a menu in front of the real menu, it's weird and I would like to fix it but I don't know how. This is how it looks: and ...
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Windows XP not appearing in GRUB [duplicate]

I've recently set up a triple boot system with Windows 10 on /dev/sda2, Ubuntu on /dev/sda5 and Windows XP on /dev/sdb5. I've just installed Ubuntu, however when GRUB loads up, all I see is Ubuntu and ...
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Getting permission errors running windows script against an smb share

I have an SMB share in OpenMediaVault that is a mapped drive in windows. I have a user (Jerry) in omv that is the same name and password as my user in windows. I am trying to run a scheduled task in ...
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Add window padding/spacing

Is there an easy way to add window padding/spacing on Ubuntu 18.04 See the image below for reference/example! And can you do it without a custom Window Manager like i3? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 10 without recovery media

Is it possible to go back to Windows 10 from Ubuntu by making a virtual CD/USB bootable. I do not have a CD or USB I can use.
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What does “Install alongside Window” do?

I want to install a PC with dual boot. It already has W10 installed on a small SSD, and would like Ubuntu to be installed on a partition my secondary disk, a 1TB HDD. If I shrink the space on my ...
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dual-boot windows 7 xubuntu 18.04 on macbook air

) I'm currently running xubuntu 16.04 on a mid-2011 macbook air without OSX. I received a new SSD and would like to attempt a dual-boot with windows 7 and xubuntu 18.04 on it (did that successfully on ...
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How can I expand my Windows partion? [duplicate]

So, this might've been asked before, but I can't find any clear answers, so here goes. I have a dual-boot setup, with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.10. Both partitions are about the same size. However, ...
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Automatic uncompressed backup/folder syncing to smb share

I have an smb share, an Ubuntu laptop and a Windows Desktop. The Desktop is backing up one of its drives to the smb share using Windows file history (keeping a local copy). If I want I can access that ...
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Ubuntu And PyCharm [duplicate]

My Pycharm and my Command prompt both won't install apps, such as Pyaudio and other various items, Because I cant sign in. So I downloaded Ubuntu through the Microsoft Store, and got it all set up, ...
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How to Open .001 .002 .003 and .r01 .r02 .r03 RAR Files

Is WinRAR the same as Linux rar? Additional features? Missing features? Special way of handling files? Software is available for Microsoft Windows (named WinRAR), Linux... -wikipedia The ...
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Installer doesnt detect my windows partitions in /dev/sda [duplicate]

Ok so in the installer I have no option to install ubuntu alongside windows (I have windows 7) after clicking on "Something else" I can see that my windows is installed on /dev/sda2 and the installer ...
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install checking /dev/sdb and my OS is on /dev/sda how to make it check /dev/sda for my OS? [duplicate]

Ok so in the installer I have no option to install ubuntu alongside windows (I have windows 7) after clicking on "Something else" I can see that my windows is installed on /dev/sda2 and the installer ...
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Booting Windows

I'm totally new to Linux. I installed it 2 days ago, have some problems and want to restore to Windows with dual boot. There is a problem. I installed windows iso file on my usb drive, but when I try ...
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Burning a Windows iso that is too big [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows as a dual-boot. The iso file is the last Windows release: Windows_10_Oct_It and I've tryed so many softwares but everyone says: There's a file too big to burn into a usb. ...
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How do I share a virtual printer to both Unix* and windows users?

I have written an new backend for cups in order to create a virtual printer with some customized functionality. The problem is I cannot share the virtual printer with Windows users. When I shared it ...
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Ubuntu Desktop on Windows

One of my friends is a real Linux fan, so I decided to try Ubuntu on a VM. I mostly enjoyed the experience, but it was very slow, which I assume is the fault VirtualBox, as my laptop has 16 gigs of ...
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Bootable Pendrive with multiples Operations Systems [duplicate]

I need a bootable pendrive with multiples differents operations systems, UBUNTU, WINDOWS, etc.. Example: When I plug in the pendrive, I want to be able to choose which operating system to install. ...
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[SOLVED ]Cannot boot into ubuntu from Windows 10 with any of three methods tried [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer that came with windows 10, and I would like to put Ubuntu (only, no dual-boot) on it. But no matter what I try, I can't boot into the installer. When I put the ...
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How to avoid loss of dual boot menu due to Windows 10 update

The dual boot menu always gets by passed after Windows 10 automatically updates. Is there any work around this? It's a pain to always recover the grub menu. Last time it occurred, I did all the magic ...
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My Samba share isnt asking for username and password when connecting

When I go to add a network drive, after I enter the ip address and share name, it automatically adds the drive without asking for the username and password. I created a username for samba already ...
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How to burn a Windows iso to a USB device with WoeUSB?

In Ubuntu how to burn a Windows .iso to a USB device with WoeUSB?
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How to do a complete wipe on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So basically what I'm trying to do is completely wipe the system of Ubuntu software and install Windows 10 installation media. Only thing is I have no clue how to do that. I've tried to go through f12 ...
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Linux gaming vs Windows gaming [duplicate]

I'm often wondering, whether gaming on Linux is better or gaming on Windows is better? I often watch most youtubers says "Gaming on Linux is Sucks, Windows is better.", but somewhere I see some ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 18.10 onto HP Compaq dc5800 via USB

I got ubuntu on a usb and used etcher to flash it then I popped it in and booted it, and this is what my monitor shows when i turn on my pc. I have a "core 2 duo e8400" a "gt 710" and "4 gigs of ram" ...
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How to configure a proxy in ubuntu 18.04

I've recently switch to ubuntu and when i used windows i used usb thetering to connect my laptop to internet (using my phone) and all i had to do on windows was go to settings and configure the proxy....
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How do I use Gpg4Win as a remote gpg agent from my Ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu Server 18.04 running on one machine, and Windows 10 running on another. I use Gpg4Win + Putty to authenticate via SSH to connect to the Ubuntu machine from the Windows machine. On this ...
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Samba configuration for LAMP server

I am new to ubuntu and samba in general, so please forgive my ignorance. I am trying to set up my server at home so that I can update the .html files on the server from my windows pc. Here is the ...