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0answers
8 views

Can I get back data of previosly install ubuntu machine from recently installed windows7 [duplicate]

> Someday back i formatted my Ubuntu machine and installed windows > machine i forgot to copy the data so can i get back the data which is > previously installed in Ubuntu from recently ...
-1
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1answer
31 views

Installing WIndows 8(ISO) on ubuntu [closed]

in windows 7, just mounted the windows 8 iso image and i ran setup.exe . it upgraded to windows 8. but in ubuntu 13.10 i cannot do so,i even tried booting from USB,"it says "failed to load operating ...
2
votes
4answers
74 views

Is it possible to access the files in ubuntu 12.04 while in windows 8.1

I don't know if it is possible to access the files in ubuntu while in windows. The local disk of my ubuntu is not visible in MyComputer. I hope someone can help me with my problem because it's a big ...
0
votes
6answers
60 views

Dual boot windows ubuntu

I want to install dual OS on my system. I never done this and have some queries. I have a 500GB hard disk I want 3 partitions. for Windows OS (100GB) for Ubuntu (100GB) extra partition which is ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Is it possible to run NetBeans installed in Windows to run on Ubuntu

My system was running on windows 8. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.10 to my system without removing windows. Due to some problems now I can't boot Windows. But Ubuntu is working fine. I was doing a ...
3
votes
2answers
54 views

Load an remote Operating System to the local machine to work like local operating system

Could anyone of you suggest some method(idea) for loading an OS from a remote server to the local machine hard disk. Please see the scenario here, for more clarification. Imagine one guy has his own ...
0
votes
5answers
61 views

Am I using the Linux or Ubuntu platform?

I am not sure if this question goes here, but I was wondering about the relationship between Linux and Ubuntu. I read on-line that Ubuntu is a "flavor" or "variation" of ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

Enable to install Linux Ultimate Edition (Ubuntu)

After I deleted Linux partition from Windows 7, I wanted to install a new version Linux Ultimate Edition 3.8 which is based on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. So I made a bootable usb, but when I boot ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

Chrome OS sudo startunity app

I am running crouton unity on a Samsung chrome-book. How do i automate a shell script to start unity into a chrome OS app that I can place on the chrome shelf next to the other chrome apps? i want ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

How to create an operating system on top of Ubuntu 13.10

I want create an operating system the way Mac did, building a program on top of a Unix operating system. I am planning to make a small operating system with a small amount of functions using C. I do ...
2
votes
1answer
312 views

Linux: Kill process on specific port

How to kill a process if its port is known? For example if a process is running at port 12345 then how it can be terminated in linux/ubuntu.
0
votes
1answer
206 views

How to check “interrupt” information in windows? [closed]

I want to know that is there any way using which we can see the interrupt information or interrupt number or interrupt log in windows or Linux.
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votes
2answers
153 views

I need alternative OS for Windows? [closed]

I need some alternative of Windows 7,I have used ubuntu 13.04 but it depends upon command line most of the time,I used windows before and using command line was nightmare for me that's why need some ...
-3
votes
2answers
540 views

I have Ubuntu .iso file downloaded in my Linux Mint - how to install Ubuntu OS? [closed]

From my Linux Mint operating system, how do I install/dual-boot this Ubuntu OS which is downloaded as a .iso file? So that it comes up as an option to boot into when I first turn on my computer. ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Renew the Linux, Restore to the new

I'm new to Linux. My Ubuntu 13 is now meeting problem such the CPU rate is about 100% ever time and the System Drive Disk Usage is full. I think the virus is attacking my computer. Are there any ways ...
-3
votes
3answers
436 views

What does it mean to install two OS's alongside each other?

I currently have Windows 7 installed on my PC. However, I just tried out Ubuntu via booting from a disc and I love it. I want to install it onto my HDD, but I don't want to get rid of Windows 7. I ...
-1
votes
0answers
43 views

Delete operating systems and start from scratch [closed]

I am on a Dell XPS 200 desktop computer. The computer originally came with Windows XP, but I upgraded it to Windows 7. I also installed Ubuntu 12.10 on here so whenever the computer starts up, you can ...
0
votes
0answers
137 views

Can't Start Ubuntu on Macbook Pro

I am attempting to load Ubuntu onto my Macbook Pro, Mid-2010, Version 6.2. I partitioned off 50 MB and am downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 onto a disk (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I loaded rEFIt to be ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Modifying the linux scheduler

I want to change specific parameters of the linux CFS scheduler like the virtual runtime of particular processes dynamically ( vruntime parameter in the sched_entity ). Is there any definite method to ...
1
vote
3answers
31 views

Change operating system on boot up

I'm trying to figure out how to get the menu to change your operating system on computer start up. I Have windows 7 & I'm trying to install Ubuntu.
1
vote
4answers
197 views

Create Live Ubuntu or Windows System on USB

I would like to install Ubuntu to a USB Flash Drive so that when I boot my computer I can boot into the Flash Drive which will have UBUNTU Installed. The objective here is to put some tools on the ...
4
votes
2answers
595 views

What is the difference between Ubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu

I am relatively new to Linux operating systems and I'm trying to find out more about them. Unfortunately, I cant find a whole lot of good sources about them. Right now I get a bit confused and mixed ...
0
votes
3answers
56 views

Extra file with Same Name Created Automatically while writing a program in unix

Some time while writing a program for example convert.c a file with same name followed by tiled(~) convert.c~ gets created in same directory. why is this so and whats really happening .please explain ...
0
votes
2answers
895 views

OS for Eee PC 4G Surf

I have an Eee PC 4G Surf, which I have not used for more than a year. My mothers netbook just broke and I was thinking to activate this device for her. However, I want to know what OS to install on ...
3
votes
4answers
51k views

How to Extend primary partition(/dev/sda1) in linux?

Im having a problem, my primary partition is running out of space. Due to this, I can't access linux machine remotely (through vncserver). I have another drive (/dev/sdb) having much more free space. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu RAID 1 Booting

I'm trying to install Ubuntu using RAID 1. In this case I have 2 harddisks with equal size to be used for RAID. I've been able to configure RAID 1 when installing localhost:~# cat /proc/mdstat ...
1
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0answers
167 views

Failed to boot macbook from Ubuntu USB

I am trying to put Ubuntu on my aging Macbook, as my optical drive is dead, I am following this guide to do so via USB. The process seems to go fine in the terminal, but when I boot I only get a ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How Will I come to know the previous details of MAC Address, Processors in ubuntu OS

I want to know that how one can get information about the previous details of MAC Address, mother board configurations(Processor details etc) in ubuntu OS once the motherboard is changed? I mean, Is ...
0
votes
1answer
157 views

Recover Data After Formating Ubuntu OS

I was having ubuntu 10.04 on my system, and 2 partitions one with 80 GB and the Other with 70 Gb. I took a backup from 80 GB partition and saved it in 70 GB, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my system, ...
0
votes
1answer
390 views

Dual boot with ubuntu and windows 7

Recently I bought Dell vostro 1550 model which was shipped with Ubuntu os. But now I want to install Windows 7 also along with Ubuntu. I am having single 320 gb hdd on which Ubuntu installed. Now I ...
17
votes
5answers
3k views

Does dual-booting an OS require a dual-core processor?

My friend claims that dual booting, using two different OSes, requires a multi-core or multi-threaded processor. Is this true? And if I install additional OSes, will my computer slow down any?
2
votes
1answer
127 views

Can you connect different OSes using an ad-hoc network?

Is it possible to connect multiple different operating systems to the same ad-hoc network so that they can play games or file sharing or network connections like LAN chat or LAN connection? will ...
1
vote
2answers
194 views

OS For Custom NAS

I am building a Custom NAS at home and need some suggestions on OS to use. Here is the configuration I will be using. Intel Atom 1.8 GHz (D425) Processor - (Consume less power, and less noisy) 2 GB ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I find out if my computer's hardware is compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm going to switch OS. From Windows 7 to Linux (Ubuntu, I think). Problem is that I'm not sure about my computer's hardware. Will it be suitable and there will be working drivers for it? For example, ...
2
votes
2answers
323 views

Install Ubuntu along Windows 7

I have Windows 7 installed on my PC. Now I need to install Ubuntu as a second OS. I googled the same and got some sites that give the option of installing either by downloading Ubuntu, making a CD and ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Is it possible to set machine dual boot with MAC OS? [closed]

I have an ACER E732Z machine i want to install secondary OS as MAC is it possible ?if possible which version of MAC is adopted?
6
votes
1answer
284 views

Possible to Boot install OS (Ubuntu/Windows 7) from hard drive folders/partition?

So I've been installing OSes from USB for sometime. Now when I am using Ubuntu mainly with Windows sometimes, I wanted to have a way to have multiple OS installers in 1 USB or even internal hard ...
0
votes
2answers
699 views

How long should it take to install Ubuntu on a netbook?

I am installing Ubuntu version 10.10 for the netbook and it is taking forever. I am not sure if the installation has crashed or if it actually just takes this long. It has been about 45 minutes now. ...
0
votes
1answer
515 views

everything on desktop disappears after ubuntu software update

I am new to linux. I have ubuntu desktop version installed on my PC and it's the only OS on the machine. I has been working fine. Since I recently updated all the software packages everything on my ...
5
votes
5answers
415 views

Why 32bits OSs can't address more than 3.2/3.2 gb of memory?

Don't know if this is the right place to ask this question. I've been reading that 32bit OSs (like the Ubuntu i'm running right now) can't adress more than 3.2gb or 3.3gb of RAM memory. I remember ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Tools to view/edit user space memory of running processes?

Are there any tools to view/edit user space memory of running processes on Linux? It would be a great learning tool.
4
votes
3answers
2k views

is it possible to set hidden attribute on file/folder for windows from linux?

I want to hide 1 folder in my pen drive for Windows but from Ubuntu, is it possible if yes then how?
2
votes
2answers
348 views

Upgrading Ubuntu from 9.04 to 10.04?

I am planning to upgrade my OS to the latest version of Ubuntu. I would like to retain some of my configuration files and startup scripts. Can someone please tell me what is the best way to do this? I ...
0
votes
2answers
318 views

Why can't I install ANY operating system?

Why can't I install ANY operating system? I tested the memory and I tested the hard disk and everything is fine! Mini Windows XP booted from Hiren's BootCD works. I tried Windows 7, Windows XP SP3 ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

Windows partition and double operation system

I bought a notebook, Sony Vaio VPC-EB1M1E and I want to make partition and use both windows-7 and Linux(Ubuntu). Should I make partition from inside windows, or should make partition using recovery ...
2
votes
3answers
227 views

Where are all the important files and folders in Ubuntu?

I searched on Google but i couldn't find a good page listing all the important system files and folders in Ubuntu. Does anyone know a good source?
6
votes
2answers
164 views

Buttons on my Ubuntu Machine

All of my buttons on any kind of popup window don't seem to work that great with my mouse, I sometimes have to press enter on my keyboard after clicking, I hear that there is a fix for this out there ...
2
votes
8answers
331 views

Should I pitch Ubuntu to virus victims?

I've noticed that on a regular basis I see facebook statuses complaining about viruses (e.g. "sorry I haven't been on in a few days... my comp got socked by a virus and I had to reinstall everything") ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

introductory video on Ubuntu

Is there a great first video for someone that has no idea about operating systems to introduce them to the possibility of using Ubuntu, demonstrating what it looks like, advantages / disadvantages, ...
0
votes
1answer
316 views

How to install windows xp in a system which is having ubuntu linux

Hi I want to install Windows XP in a system which is having Ubuntu Linux. I don't want Ubuntu Linux, I want only Windows XP