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Booting PC that won't boot Windows w/ Linux

My old laptop, an Acer Aspire running Windows Vista Basic Edition, will not boot up. When I power it on, I see a blank black screen 90% of the time (but it 'lights up' if you know what I mean, the ...
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Triple Boot With Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Kali Linux

I have a problem with installing Kali Linux as the third OS in my computer. When I try to boot from the installation CD, I am normally redirected to Graphical install but in my case the disk doesn't ...
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Remove Ubuntu, Install Windows

I've tried several times to install Windows 7 or 8 on my Ubuntu-computer.. I have a USB drive with Windows burned in, I've used this guide: ...
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0answers
11 views

Linux networking, Windows DNS server and DNS name resolution

This is a follow up question on Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname. Previously I thought the problem is at the Windows DNS side, but now I'm not sure, because I'm trying to ...
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0answers
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need the debug commands for deleting partitions on a pc woth no OS

I am having some trouble with my laptop.. I had win 7 64 vit preinstalled and ubantu 12.04 LTS recently installed. my sister says she did something on win 7. according to her, she accidentally deleted ...
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1answer
23 views

Filesystem access in VirtualBox

I have Windows 8.1 installed on a VM using virtualbox. My host system is Ubuntu 13.04. I use windows for testing, and also for tortoiseSVN. For some reason, commiting on tortoise takes way too much ...
0
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1answer
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DNS query only works for Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) but not short name

This is a Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) VM guest in the Windows host & environment. When doing DNS query, only the FQDN entries have returns while the short names are not (see below). Why is that? My ...
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1answer
56 views

Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname

RE: unresolved hostname / host not found / host unknown The VM is VirtualBox running Ubuntu under Win8, using the bridged networks. It almost always able to register itself to my company's Windows ...
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USB with multiple partitions including Ubuntu Live

I wonder of my requirements below are possible. If not, feel free to answer it based on facts why it's impossible thanks. I'd like to have my 32GB Usb stick to be the ultimate fix usb containing the ...
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1answer
36 views

Reinstall Windows 8.1 on PC with Ubuntu dual boot

On my PC I already have a dual boot of Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. Now after a while, Windows is acting a bit sluggish and I want to reinstall it. I have a lot of data which I don't want to lose, so I ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Windows & Unbuntu Installation from same usb stick

We do quite a bit of PC installations with either Windows XP/7 or Ubuntu. We do have individual bootable USB stick/flash drive for each i.e one for windows and one for Ubuntu. Just wondering if we can ...
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Ubuntu IP address from win 8

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 under Virtualbox on a Win 8 system. The Ubuntu system seems to be fully configured and connected to the internet; I can start a Firefox session from within the Ubuntu VM. ...
0
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0answers
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Update ubuntu using cyber cafe with Windows OS [duplicate]

At home I've Ubuntu, and to have access to the Internet, I've to go periodically to a cyber cafe (I can access the Internet through my cellphone, but its ridiculous slow and stops working very often). ...
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2answers
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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37 views

Why Windows is not booting from the disk

After Ubuntu 13.10, my Windows 8 was not loading properly. So I decided to repair Windows by booting from the disk. When I starts my system it ask to press any key to boot from CD or DVD. When I press ...
0
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2answers
55 views

How to delete files in such a way that they cannot be restored?

I implemented my own version of an aes-cipher in java to have a platform independent encryption application that is not dependent on the available ciphers in the jvm in use. This application should ...
0
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0answers
14 views

How to repair the Windows 8 bootloader [duplicate]

I was using a system that was running on Windows 8. After installing Ubuntu in my system, now I can't use both Windows and Ubuntu. When booting Windows "A disk read error" is shown and I can't boot to ...
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11 views

Hide Monitor form Host OS

I have Ubuntu 13.10 running as a guest OS in VirtualBox on Windows 8. I have two monitors set up on Windows, and I know I can run Ubuntu in full screen mode, but that still allows windows to be hidden ...
0
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1answer
193 views

Multiple OpenVPN connections from one client to one server - connection reset

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 OpenVPN client, and Windows XP OpenVPN server. Connection is established, everything works fine (actually Im testing it on two virtual machines). My question is simple: can I ...
0
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0answers
31 views

How do I automatically transfer files from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to Windows?

I am planning to transfer files automatically (by automatically, I mean without trigger from the user) from my Ubuntu (in VMWare Workstation 8) to Windows (not the VMWare's host so I can't use sharing ...
0
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1answer
61 views

How to run a VirtualBox VM on Windows through SSH

I have an Ubuntu server virtual machine on my Windows box, I am able to run VirtualBox on my Windows machine without problems, and then I can SSH into the newly created server. However what I am ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Windows 7 partition problems

Some time ago I had installed on my PC Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 and used to dual-boot them. After a while tho I had to reinstall Windows 7 ( after that the boot only showed the windows options, so I ...
0
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0answers
42 views

Windows 7 BSOD and Ubuntu BOOTMGR missing

A few hours ago I installed EasyBCD on my windows and i removed one of the options ( has 2: Windows 7 and windows 7 loader ). I removed windows 7. Now everytime my Pc boots at the bootscreensaves ( ...
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0answers
42 views

tftp “Successful Transfer” but file incomplete (windows 7 client put to ubuntu tftpd-hpa server)

I'm trying to transfer a file using the Windows 7 tftp client (from the command line: tftp put ) to a tftp server in Ubuntu 12.04 (tftpd-hpa with TFTP_OPTIONS="--secure -c"). The windows client ...
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61 views

Samsung S4 Recover a Photo On Internal Memory Without Root

I need to recover a photo from the internal memory of a Samsung Galaxy S4. The problem is that the S4 uses the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP), so Windows cannot access the device as a disk. So almost ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Windows 8 format and reinstall [duplicate]

I found a lot of similar question but never really found an answer. I bought an ASUS laptop from BestBuy and I got windows 8 on it without any windows media cd/dvd. I would like to install Ubunutu ...
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1answer
139 views

Files copied to NTFS partitions in Ubuntu get deleted by Windows 8

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 installed, both 64-bit (dual boot). Whenever I create or copy files to any of the NTFS partitions from Ubuntu, these files get deleted once I login to Windows. When ...
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102 views

OpenVPN - Connects but no internet on Linux, works perfectly on Windows

I have set up an Amazon EC2 server with OpenVPN configured. I can connect using a windows machine and everything works as expected - internet traffic is all routed through the VPN. With the Ubuntu ...
2
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0answers
183 views

Is it possible to run Corona SDK on ReactOS or Wine?

I dumped Windows, I'm now using Xubuntu. Is it possible to run Corona SDK on Wine? On Corona forums, they say no, but I wounder how this guy did it? Is ZeroBrane a solution? What about ReactOS (or ...
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0answers
8 views

Workgroup sharing

I have host os win8 with guest os ubuntu on VirtualBox. I installed samba and configurated sharing sometime ago. Today I tried to access guest ubuntu, my attempt failed, I spent a couple of hours ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Reallocate some free space to another partition

I'm at the moment in this situation: and I'd like to take likely 10GB from /dev/sda1 and add them to /dev/sda3 is it possible without damaging other partitions? It's like an hour I'm struggling ...
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0answers
41 views

smbclent send message Windows User

I am trying to send a message to a Windows User from a Ubuntu User on the same LAN subnet. I can see the user's computer and PING IT from Ubuntu. cat mymessage.txt | smbclient M BRIDGE2 Error: ...
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0answers
132 views

Is over provisioning on SSD just another partition or unreserved space and can it be alongside a dual boot partition OS setup?

I have a few machines I'd want to dual boot different OSs with but also maximise the lifetime of the SSD fitted to them. I am aware that over-provisioning can help maximise the life of the SSD as it ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Can I install multiple Windows 7 on the same laptop, one of them under virtual machine under Ubuntu?

Can I install two copies of 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium on the same laptop, one of them under virtual machine under Ubuntu, and the other is independent of Ubuntu? Do I need two different product ...
0
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0answers
105 views

SSH To Ubuntu through Bridged Connection

At the moment i have a small 2 computer network that i am trying to get to work how i want. I have a laptop which has a networking card which has wifi and Ethernet connections. This laptop is bridged ...
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Installing some software by brodcasting in a network on all computers ?

Need HTcondor to be installed on all computers in network Which is our own campus network for throughput computing, we need maximum nodes so we can do it in a better way. Mentioned network have many ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Use Ubuntu and Windows in the same Hard disk [duplicate]

I have Windows and Ubuntu installed on the same hard disk (I created two partitions). The problem is that I can get only to the last system I installed. I installed Ubuntu and then Windows and ...
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0answers
34 views

Protect any unwanted operation by Windows in dual boot?

I have both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on different partitions on my hard drive. There is a ntfs partition accessible to the two OSes. I have almost always been using Ubuntu, and haven't used Windows ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Cant see files(created by windows) on NTFS Partition

I have a NTFS Disk that is use to share all my media files betweeon Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Unforntunately after i saved some new movies there using windows i cant not see them in Ubuntu. I just wont ...
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701 views

USB keyboards keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Issue: USB keyboard keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. It has disconnected 6 times as I've typed this post. It generally reconnects after about 3 seconds. OS: Win 7 Pro 64 bit MB: Gigabyte ...
0
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2answers
275 views

Installing Windows over Ubuntu on Surface Pro

I have a somewhat interesting predicament. One day I decided as I usually do with all my computers that putting ubuntu on it as a main OS would be a good idea. As always, I regret this decision ...
0
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1answer
33 views

VM'ed Windows ME Works only in Safe Mode

Using Ubuntu as a host machine, I tried emulating Windows ME (Millenium Edition) with VirtualBox 4.3. I started with the Boot Floppy, Used FDISK, Rebooted, Formatted C: & Started the Setup. It ...
3
votes
1answer
960 views

VirtualBox Not Recognizing 64 Bit CPU

I recently had to uninstall VirtualBox and reinstall it for various reasons that are unrelated to the purpose of this post. After reinstalling it, I noticed that the option to create a 64 bit virtual ...
0
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0answers
32 views

How do I setup DNS in a ubuntu VM of VMware on a WIndows 8 64-bit desktop?

Host Machine: running WIndows 8 on a laptop Guest: Ubuntu 9.04 VM on VMWare I can not ping the host machine from the guest and vice versa. I cannot pint the internet from the guest also. THe ...
0
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1answer
116 views

Boot from Windows Setup files that are located on a partition

Here's the situation: I am on a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 (1st gen). I do not have Windows installed on my computer, I have Ubuntu. I currently use Grub2 and/or refind to boot Ubuntu. I would like to ...
0
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1answer
133 views

Dualbooting Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 - FAILURE 0xc0000098

I have been wanting to install Ubuntu on my laptop for some time now, but every time I try I get this message when I boot after installing Ubuntu: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or ...
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2answers
210 views

Re-installing Windows with HDD encrypted with Ubuntu?

When I installed Ubuntu, I encrypted everything for security reasons but now I need to switch back to Windows and I cannot boot from CD. When I boot the CD in Wine it says: Windows Setup cannot ...
2
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1answer
539 views

Make a bootable USB drive that can install both Windows XP and Ubuntu

I have ISO images for both Ubuntu and Windows XP. I want to host both of them on a USB drive so that I can install either without needing installation CDs (I don't have a CD drive). How can I do that? ...
1
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1answer
454 views

How to resize a ubuntu partition to make more room for windows

My laptop has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed alongside each other. My laptop has two 225GB hard drives. I give Ubuntu 133.65GB and I give Windows 87.76GB on the same hard drive (C). My problem ...
0
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0answers
139 views

Xubuntu Running Slower than windows with constant freezing

So I switched my computer to Ubuntu after some issues with Windows, then switched the GUI to Xubuntu after I noticed Ubuntu and Unity were painfully slow. I'm running an i5 with 8 gigs of ram and I ...