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Questions tagged [windows-xp]

Windows XP is the 5th version of Windows NT.

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Mount of XP share hangs on Ubuntu 16.04.5

Two Ubuntu 16.04 systems, one has been running about two years now. Just today I created another Ubuntu 16.04 system first from a recently burned DVD install disk then updated with several packages I ...
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Upgrade from Server 16 to 18.04 LTS breaks Samba shares from XP machines

I have had Samba working for years with Server version 16. This morning, I upgraded to 18.04 LTS, and Windows XP now gets System error 1326 has occurred. Logon failure: unknown user name or bad ...
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What Ubuntu dust best for old DELL Inspiron 500 laptop? [duplicate]

Tried installing Ubuntu on an old DELL Inspiron 500 m under Winows XP. Installation stalls and does not complete. What diet of Ubuntu should I try with this laptop? Should I reformat the hard disk and ...
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How can I run Ubuntu withouth affecting my existing operating system? [duplicate]

I have downloaded ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso and would like to run from cd without destroying my existing Windows System. I burned the iso file to a dvd. What do I do next? What do I do with this ...
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Windows RDP Program icon on desktop Ubuntu 16.04

Looking to get my Windows RDP to supply the program that i have to my Linux network and i need an easy icon everyone in my home can set up so they can access all programs accordingly. Im using Ubuntu ...
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Virtual box on Ubuntu crashes when using Windows XP guest

Every time I try to use,Windows XP as a guest on virtual box it causes my Ubuntu host to crash. I've tried setting the memory in different ways (such as lowering it), but it still causes my Ubuntu to ...
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Which version of Lubuntu to install on desktops? [duplicate]

I know this has probably been asked a number of times. I have 2 desktop, both are running Windows XP and I want to start using Linux. The first is Dell Dimension 1100, it has Intel Celeron 2.8Ghz ...
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New HDD for old laptop. What's the optimal partitioning scheme?

I have an old Acer Aspire One AOA150. It has a 160Gb HD and 1.5 Ram Gb with two partitions: Recovery (4GB) and XP (154 Gb). It's physically light and easy to carry. I want to install linux (lubuntu 17)...
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16.04LTS grub destroyed with clean Windows XP install

I have Ubuntu on one physical disk, Windows XP with Grub on another physical disk, and a couple of external HDs for data, and the new XP install on a 3rd HHD. I have searched the questions and every ...
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Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 14.01

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 14.01. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. I have already installed the Guest additions in ...
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Uninstalling WinXP while keeping Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I have been using Windows XP and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to uninstall/remove Windows XP. I have some doubts, please help to resolve them. If I do so what will happen to NTFS partitions? Can I ...
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GRUB triple boot trouble: Ubuntu + Windows XP + FreeDOS 1.2 [closed]

I am trying to make all the OSs bootable (Ubuntu + Windows XP + FreeDOS 1.2). FreeDOS cannot boot, it says about missing NTLDR and hangs the system. Boot-info: *** I tried installing FreeDOS 1.2 ...
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Windows-to-Linux: Data completely erased! [closed]

I'm a student on a high school of Tenerife,Los Silos. The computer I use on technology had windows XP, and I made a class work on that OS. Today, I came class and I found my computer without Windows! ...
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dual boot lubuntu/windows xp: lubuntu installed first [duplicate]

I would like to dual-boot lubuntu 12.04 alongside windows xp on an old IBM thinkpad T42. However, lubuntu was installed first, and I don't want to have to FDisk it, then reinstall everything. Is there ...
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Windows XP left permissions issue

I have 2 HDs on my computer, one of them was part of an old XP computer (as a secondary drive) where all my photos and stuffs were shared over the local network. Now this computer runs only Ubuntu 16....
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How to add a windows XP partition to my Ubuntu computer (which used to be XP)? [duplicate]

I used to have XP and Vista on and old Laptop a friend gave me. It came like that. The laptop ran very slowly, though, so I decided to install Ubuntu on it. But, unfortunately, I now decided that I ...
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Restarting after installation takes me to a black screen with cursor blinking or installation prompt

First time installing any Linux in general and I'm trying to install to a Windows XP computer via USB on the hard drive. I've tried installing multiple versions of Linux (Ubuntu, mint etc.), used ...
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installation cd/dvd for xp [duplicate]

i have a computer with windows xp home edition. I want to install Ubuntu. I am connect to the internet on a windows 10 computer. I want to create a cd/dvd for the xp computer. how is that done?
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start windows xp on 16.04

i've tried to start xp on my ubuntu 16.04..but i don't know where to find the image this is one of the error that gives me VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for all CPU modes (...
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How do I create a Windows XP Pro boot USB disk on Ubuntu 16?

How do I go about creating a boot disk, or any other type of disk that will allow me to get command prompt access, on Ubuntu for a Windows laptop? It has to be USB, as the second laptop contains no ...
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My computer whon't show the Windows xp in the boot Menu [duplicate]

I installed the Windows XP and Lubuntu in my acer 3680. Until now I had no problems and could choose in the startup menu, which I wanted to use. Now for some reason the XP partition won't show in the ...
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Setting a virtualbox with a functional shared folder

I know there are multiple questions about this already, but none of the answers clearly helped me achieve my objective: To run Windows XP as guest within Virtual box with Ubuntu 16.04 as host, with a ...
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Preparing an old Windows XP computer for Xubuntu and installing it [duplicate]

I have done research, and am looking to eliminate Win XP from an old computer, and want to run XFCE with libreoffice. Main question: Do I download and create .exe file on media of XFCE or Xubuntu? Is ...
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Installing Windows XP from USB, Grub Rescue

On my netbook (HP mini 110) there was a LUBUNTU (do not remember which one) operating system. I Tried to install Windows XP. The hard disk format was EXT4. To change the hard disk format from ext4 to ...
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Need Help Opening chntpw [closed]

I,m trying to unlock windows on my computer so I can download some software. The directions I got say to open up http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/chntpw, but when I tried to, Ubuntu said I had asked ...
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What version of Ubuntu should I use? [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba laptop running Window XP (32) about 10 or 12 years old. It is used at a model railroad club and its sole function is to run Java and an open source program called Decoder Pro. It ...
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App to shrink Windows partition on WinXP

I have a WinXP machine that I'd like to make dual-boot with Lubuntu. The standard advice is to shrink the Windows partition from within Windows as Windows is fussy. The problems I'm running into are ...
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Virtual Box won't allow me to enter base memory

I'm trying to install virtual box in my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. I specifically want to use Windows XP for some project. I used sudo apt-get install virtual box to install Virtual Box. After that I ...
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Connect to Windows XP via VMWare

Is it possible to connect to the command line on Windows XP running on VMWare, from inside of Ubuntu?
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Undo Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I Installed Ubuntu on a Windows XP computer (completely installed not side by side) I have 1 gb of RAM with a Pentium 4 processor Ubuntu version is 15.04 it runs as slow as heck is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 15 xRDP from Windows XP - breaks connection

I installed Ubuntu 15 and made the steps described here: XRDP – Installing XRDP on Ubuntu 15.04 then I was able to connect and use remote desktop from Windows XP using usual "Remote desktop ...
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How can i start ubuntu side by side with windows 7 32bit? [duplicate]

Need help how can I work on ubuntu but also have windows?
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Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows XP on VirtualBox

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit and Windows XP in VirtualBox. The virtualization start but in Windows XP there is no connection. In Wbuntu I'm using the Ethernet connection from Vodafone Station. The ...
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Ubuntu download for XP [duplicate]

Is Ubuntu a free download. I have a friend who is sick of XP and I want to put this on her computer.Will Ubuntu work on an old XP laptop ?
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MateNu Python Installation help

I really want some info on what version of Python to install for MateNu, and how to install all the add-ons quickly. Here is the list from the readme itself: python, python-xdg, python-cairo, python-...
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Ubuntu caused my machine to boot to a blank screen!

Tested the most recent Ubuntu 32bit on my old Windows xp desktop from the DVD I burned. Everything ran smoothly, so I rebooted. My aim was to extract the last handful of files off the drive before ...
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Remove Windows XP after installation of Lubuntu

So thanks to this excellent forum I've got Lubuntu installed alongside Windows XP on my old laptop. When I decide to completely remove XP, should I simply reinstall Lubuntu from my image file? Or is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't install fro USB

I'm a newbie to Linux and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.03.3 LTE on an old XP laptop that would otherwise be discarded. I thought I would erase the old hard drive and do a clean install, but first I ...
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64 bit Ubuntu on 32 bit windows xp by daemon tools

I am currently using a 32 bit processor with xp and wanna dual boot it with Ubuntu. Should I download 32 bit Ubuntu or 64 bit Ubuntu? I also wanted to ask if I can use daemon tools instead of burning ...
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Installing Ubuntu within XP

Recently my laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, finally gave up. I have removed the HDD and mounted it in an external casing and plugged it in to my desktop which runs WinXp. On my Ubuntu machine I ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system? [duplicate]

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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Is it possible to ripping a CD via another computer?

I have multiple computer on my local network. Some of it use Windows OS. On one of Windows system, it had one CD drive. I'm also have Ubuntu system on another computer. This's the scheme: +---------+...
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Removing Windows XP after installing Ubuntu by liveCD netinstall [duplicate]

I'm new to linux OS so forgive my noobiness. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows XP computer as a dual partition using the netinstall mini.iso burned to a cd-r. I had issues with unity desktop ...
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Trouble with computer finding DVD or USB drive to boot from on windows xp system

I am trying to install Ubuntu while uninstalling windows xp. I have downloaded the 14.04.2 Ubuntu file to the desktop of another computer and burned it to a DVD. next I changed the computer bios to ...
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Trusty 14.04.2 samba 4 windows xp join error

In the past year I made many installation of ad dc server with samba on ubuntu 14.04 lts server amd64. Every installation with same (or very similar) configuration with bind backend and level 2003 (...
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Installing Ubuntu on my Desktop parallel to Windows XP

I have a desktop which is running on Windows XP SP3. I want to install Ubuntu so that I can use either of the OS. This is mainly to learn and get acclimatized to using Ubuntu before fully converting ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 replacing 12.04 / XP dual boot [duplicate]

I have an Asus Eee pc with W XP and Ubuntu 12.04 installed as dual boot. I want to delete XP entirely and install Ubuntu 14.04. I created a USB installer, but when I boot from the USB drive, it ...
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kubuntu / Windows xp partition- want to upgrade to windows 7 but keep kbuntu

I have dual boot: Windows XP and Kubuntu. I want to upgrade to windows 7 but naturally want to keep Kubuntu. If i do a clean installation of windows 7 will that delete the Kubuntu partitions on my HD ...
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can't install xp in virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I am trying to install winxp in virtual box, but was stopped here so, hope anyone who can help me figure out this problem! what can I do next?
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Can Ubuntu install alongside on Win XP computer?

Can Ubuntu install alongside on Win XP computer? My XP computer crushed after trying to install Ubuntu. The installer say that it cannot find HDD and installation stops. It cannot install Ubuntu or ...