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restore files from previous ext4 filesystem (ubuntu) after windows installation [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu installed until last week and forgot to backup one important document before I formated the disc as NFTS and installed windows 7. I there any change I can get my document back?
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Upgrade Win 7 to Win 8 and remove Ubuntu

I have in my computer an installation of ubuntu (11.04) and Windows (7) I want to remove the ubuntu installation and upgrade the windows to windows 8 without formatting my machine. All the ...
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1answer
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My Primary Domain Controller does not work with other laptop

I have configured my primary domain controller in Ubuntu 11.10. To make sure that it worked, I used a Windows 7 client in my friend laptop and I can successfully log in as a user from my domain. ...
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Windows 7 running Virtualbox 4.1.12 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS guest but no full screen

After a recent windows update (though may not be the issue), I am unable to run Ubuntu in the virtualbox with full screen mode. I can no longer stretch the window to any resolution. It is locked at ...
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Configuring bridged network connection — Windows 7 host, Ubuntu 10.04 guest — VMWare Workstation 8

Here is my IPCONFIG /ALL from the host (Windows 7 64-bit): Here is my IFCONFIG from the guest (Ubuntu 10.04): To be honest, I don't have experience configuring a network between a host and a ...
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Using FTDI device with Ubuntu on VMware virtual machine

Now that I can connect a USB devices to Ubuntu on VMware Player on Win 7, I tried to use my Altera FPGA dev board. This board contains a FTDI bridge allowing it to connect to the PC via a USB port. ...
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1answer
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Why VMware Player does not recognize USB devices?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a guest OS via VMware Player 3.1.4 build-385536 over Windows 7 Home Premium host OS. This runs on a HP Pavilion g7-1173dx laptop. At the Virtual Machine... menu > VM ...
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1answer
969 views

How to access Mysql installed in windows host from ubuntu guest?

I am running Ubuntu as a guest on a Windows 7 host machine. I am using VMware Workstation to run the guests. I have installed MySQL on the host. I want to access this MySQL database from my Ubuntu ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with an Ethernet cable?

I'm looking for a way to directly connect my Windows 7 laptop and my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. (Desktop edition is installed, for my own reasons.) I have a regular Ethernet cable. My problem is ...
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474 views

Can't use a particular partition for Ubuntu installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 as a second OS on a laptop that has Windows 7. In Windows, I have created the below partitions: C: -> NTFS - 225GB (Windows installation) D: -> recovery ...
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Windows - 7 does not start after Ubuntu 10.04 installation

I recently got a new HP Laptop with Windows-7 64 bit pre-installed on it. It has a 500GB SATA HDD. The partitions(as I got them when purchased) were as follows: C:\ = NTFS (Around 32 GB used). ...
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3answers
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Partition error after installing Ubuntu on a Windows-7 Laptop

I recently got a new HP Laptop with Windows-7 64-bit pre-installed on it. It has a 500GB SATA hard drive. The partitions(as I got them when purchased) were as follows: C:\ = NTFS (Around 32 GB ...
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2answers
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How to disable GRUB boot menu and boot in default OS

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my system. I want to configure GRUB so that it automatically boots into the default OS without displaying the boot menu; it should only appear if I ...
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1answer
728 views

Windows XP Recovery Console and Windows XP, Windows 7, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Triple Boot

No, this is not how a question on how to correctly install each three OS's on one hard drive, although that is what I plan on doing. Rather, my question is about the Recovery Console found on Windows ...
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2answers
599 views

How can I make a full backup of my system drive with Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed?

I have one 160GB and one 1TB hard drive. On the 160GB drive I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on the C: drive. On drive D: I have some programs installed. I want to make a complete backup of ...
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119 views

I ran ubuntu in vmplayer on windows 7: Working in ubuntu and access the DVD freezes ubuntu

Using ubuntu 10.04 the freeze happens during the spin-up of the dvd, after the dvd sends data the freeze goes away. During the freeze no mouse-actions, no keyboard strokes are accepted. What could ...
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1answer
716 views

Grub doesn't find any partition, what can I do?

So I just recently installed Ubuntu Linux 10.04 on my desktop machine alongside Windows 7, it booted just fine the first few times but after I went into my Windows 7 recovery software provided by ...
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1answer
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Not able to access shared folders in Virtualbox

I am running an Ubuntu 10.10 in VirtualBox on my Windows 7 From VirtualBox, I set up a share folder, and I can see it from Ubuntu under media folder drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 0 2011-03-15 ...
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2answers
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In wubi installed ubuntu, is '/host' needed?

I had windows 7, and i installed ubuntu 10.04 with wubi. when i did it, it created a 17gb partition, with out putting much data in it. it is called 'New Volume' and it is mounted ad '/host', it is ...
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How to get an OEM install of Windows 7 as guest and Ubuntu as host

I bought a new laptop, an ASUS N43J. It came with OEM Windows 7 Home premium. When I first booted it, I was required to backup the Windows and drivers into seven DVDs which I already did. I need to ...
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1answer
468 views

How to synchronize chrome browser via windows and ubuntu?

I am using google chrome on both OS and it would be nice if they update each others bookmarks, cookies, history etc. automatically. Is it possible to do it?
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456 views

Partitions for dual boot install Ubuntu with Windows

Following is the layout of the current partitions of my single hard drive viewed from Windows 7: C: has Windows 7 system files and my personal data; Q: for Lenovo recovery; SYSTEM_DRV: for Windows ...
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How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest on Oracle VirtualBox?

How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest ? When running as a bridged network I can find the networked printer only. The printer attached to the host PC is invisible to the guest. There are 2 ...
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2answers
455 views

A text/audio/video chat client that can connect to an IP directly?

Is there any chat client that would just let you connect to someone's computer directly? (provided they're also running the same client). I'm in a place where I can connect to their ip directly, but ...
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1answer
662 views

Ubuntu 10.04 x64 and Canon i250

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 x64. I do all my work in Ubuntu but have to use Windows occasionally because my printer, Canon i250 (USB) will not work with Ubuntu. I have ...
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911 views

Easiest way to share files between Ubuntu and Windows 7 machine?

What is the easiest way to share files between two machines running on Ubuntu and Windows 7 machine? I tried setting up SAMBA. It is way too difficult and didn't work for me.
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474 views

How to virtualize a physically installed Ubuntu 10.04 into Windows 7 using Virtualbox?

I currently have both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Windows 7 installed on my Machine in dual boot. Prior to 10.04, I was able to fully virtualize my physically installed Ubuntu setup on Windows 7 using ...
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1answer
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Share internet from ethernet to ethernet, Windows To Ubuntu

I have two computers on my desk, and my router is across the room. I have 1 long ethernet cable connecting my windows 7 PC to the internet. I've been using wireless on my Ubuntu laptop, but this is ...
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1answer
472 views

Triple boot trouble: Ubuntu 10.04 + W7 + XP - XP won't boot

I have been using this triple boot system for one year, but yesterday WinXP stopped booting. I usually select the Windows boot loader from the GRUB2 menu and then the "Earlier version of Windows" to ...
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1answer
955 views

HASP dongle in kvm?

Is there a way to use a HASP dongle (Aladdin) in a kvm virtual machine (guest) running Windows 7 professional with Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10 as host?
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1answer
101 views

problem in installing ubuntu

I have a hp pavilion dv6000 notebook. I installed windows 7 in it. It worked fine for six months. Now there is some problem in the graphic card or something. My screen olution is set to something 600 ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 Dual Boot + Virtualization under Ubuntu 10.04?

Question(s): I currently have a dual boot: Win 7 x64 Pro & Ubuntu 10.04.1 x64. Is there a way to boot Win 7 as a virtual machine under Ubuntu without reinstalling anything, in addition to ...
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How can I fix a “no such partition Grub Rescue” error?

Earlier I installed Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB flash drive. Since the system was unable to detect Ubuntu in the initial menu that appears on reoboting, I deleted the partition onto which I had installed ...
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1answer
984 views

How to fix a missing bootmgr?

I want to install Ubuntu/OpenSuse through my USB pen drive. I have made it bootable by doing all the necessary procedures. However, upon restarting the laptop to boot from the pen drive, I choose the ...
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1answer
2k views

Function generator for PC soundcards

I'm in need of a function generator, but I want to avoid buying dedicated laboratory instrument. My idea is to use computer's sound card to create signals (yes, I know that it's not a replacement for ...
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5answers
897 views

What parts of the OS are the most important?

I've got an assignment to complete where I compare two operating systems of equal vintage, however my instructor hasn't really given me much of a scope for this? He has basically asked for 2000-2500 ...
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4answers
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VirtualBox with existing operating system

So my laptop is set up for dual-booting, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux 10.04. There are certain applications in which I want to access Windows from Linux. Is there a way to do this using VirtualBox? ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 64 bit vs. 32 bit for a Virtual Machine

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and want to run Windows 7 in a virtual machine. I have a 64-bit system so I can run 64-bit Windows, but I'm wondering if this is a good idea or not for a virtual machine. Will ...
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1answer
273 views

Will Windows 7 pick up XP when grub is installed

There's similar questions but nothing quite exactly what i'm looking for I have a laptop that currently dualboots XP and Ubuntu, with XP chainloaded by grub. I'd like to get windows 7 in the mix, ...
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1answer
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Make Linux taskbar show preview like Windows 7 taskbar

In Windows 7 when you hover over an open application in the taskbar, it shows a small image of that application. Is there a way this can be done in Linux?
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RAID with Dual Boot

I'm completely new to the world of RAID. I think I want to use RAID 5 with three 1 TB drives to backup all my documents, pictures, music, projects, etc. I use both Ubuntu Linux 10.04 and Windows 7. ...
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1answer
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Installing Multiple OS on external hard drive

I have only 200Gb of hard disk space on my laptop. But I want to be able to boot multiple OS on it. With the use of an external hard drive. I prefer to install: Ubuntu 10.04 Linux Mint Windows XP ...
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3answers
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How to do Seamless Virtualization with Ubuntu, KVM and Windows 7?

I run Ubuntu-10.04 (Lucid Lynx) as my primary operating system. I have a KVM Windows7 VM which I use to run a Internet Explorer and a couple of other Windows only applications that I need. I would ...
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1answer
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Crash / disappearing VM when starting Ubuntu 10.04 installation CD in Windows Virtual PC

When I attempt to start the Ubuntu 10.04 installation/live CD in Windows Virtual PC, the VM window just disappears every time during boot just after showing the mostly blank startup splash screen ...
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2answers
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Installing Ubuntu in Windows 7 virtual PC

I am trying to install Ubuntu Desktop (latest edition downloaded from their website) on my Windows 7 Virtual PC. The VM boots and I get to the install screen, however, when I press ENTER to begin the ...
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How to remove other boot loaders

I installed windows 7 on my laptop. Then installed Ubuntu 10.04(Not the wubi installation). I installed 10.04 by directly booting into the cd. Then here comes linux mint 9. I installed it inside ...
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1answer
882 views

Ubuntu/Windows suddenly freezes

I've a strange problem with my ubuntu 10.04 installation. Whenever i boot into ubuntu the entire system freezes / hangs soon after (~ 2 mins in). This problem exists on my windows 7 installation too. ...
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4answers
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Remove windows 7 entry from grub

I recently installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS and formatted my windows 7 hdd, but the windows 7 entry is still showing in grub. How can I remove the entry from grub? Greetz
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3answers
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Remove Windows boot loader

I recently changed from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 10.04 as my default OS. I formatted the hard drive with Windows 7 on it, but it still shows the boot loader at startup. How do I remove the Windows 7 ...
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2answers
492 views

Dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I've just received my Dell Studio 17 laptop, which comes with Windows 7 x64 preinstalled. I'm having quite a hard time installing ubuntu on it. First of all, here is how I partitioned the drive using ...