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1answer
25 views

Shared Clipboard is not working

I have VirtualBox installed and shared-clipboard is enabled as bi-directional. But it does not work at all. How can I get it working?
0
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0answers
13 views

Sharing folders between vmware and windows?

I have a following scenario. 1.I have windows 8 on my machine. 2.I have installed vmware and am running ubuntu on it. Now I want some folders on my windows that I want to access from my vmware ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Install Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark download on Ubuntu

I managed to download Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark but I can't install it (since it is supposed to be used from older Windows versions I suppose). Is it possible to create a bootable USB or otherwise ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Cannot connect to samba share on Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows 8 (not pro)

I am trying to connect to a Samba share which I have set up on Ubuntu 13.10. Debugging steps taken: I can connect fine from work which is a Windows 7 machine. Proves it is installed correctly. I can ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Cannot pass the pre-bios loading screen (toshiba laptop)

I've just bought a toshiba laptop satellite p50-A-14K. I was struggling installing ubuntu 13.10 together with windows 8.1. I couldn't get the dual boot working so at one point, what I did is to delete ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Windows 7/8 no sound (after ubuntu dual boot)

So my brother has a Asus laptop(old) which came with Vista Ult. When Win 7 was released i installed it and everything worked fine (all the drivers). Then my brother tried dual booting it Win7 and ...
1
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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
votes
2answers
93 views

How to create ISO image of Windows 8 setup files in Ubuntu?

Currently my OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I want to make a bootable USB with Windows 8 in it. I have the setup file of Windows 8 in my system, but it is not an ISO file. It is the extracted form of the ISO ...
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votes
1answer
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 ...
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votes
1answer
87 views

Windows 8 not loading after Ubuntu 13.10 installation

My system was running on Window 8 Pro. One thing to note is that, my system is an assembled PC. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my system. After the installation, first I was not able to boot ...
0
votes
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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

After Ubuntu installation Windows 8 cannot be loaded from GRUB menu

After 3 weeks of trying, today I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my system. My system was already running on Windows 8 Pro. I installed Ubuntu by manually selecting a drive. The installation was ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Strange speaker bug

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755, with a Intel i3 processor. It came with Windows 7 and, since purchasing it, have installed Windows 8 (upgraded to 8.1) and Ubuntu 13.10 (it's tri-booted, so I have all ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

Is it possible to delete sda1 or sda2?

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. I tried to install many times, but when the page of installation to choose the partition comes every time I get confused. 4 partitions are shown ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

VMWare - Not able to share files between guest and host OS

I am using VMPlayer. My host OS is Windows 8 and my guest OS is Lubuntu. When I go to Manage -> Virtual Machine Settings and click on the 'Options' tab and click on 'Shared Folders' it says it ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Dualboot troubles with Linux Ubuntu and Windows8

I dont know how to dualboot the system. I can only change the boot option in BIOS and then boot either windows or linux. When I have set a Linux boot option and after starting a computer i choose to ...
0
votes
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 ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Triple Booting Windows 8.1, Ubuntu and OSX Mavericks

I'm currently dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 using the GRUB2 bootloader. Windows is installed on my C drive and Ubuntu on my D drive. How do I triple boot with OSX installed on my D drive?
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2answers
48 views

Can I Install Window 8?

I bought my laptop some time ago (HP Pavilion g6) and it came pre-installed with Windows 8. There was a problem with my OS (I couldn't reset or refresh) so I just installed Ubuntu 13. My only OS ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Windows 8 fast boots even though option is turned off, is messing with Ubuntu dual boot

I have Windows 8 dual booting with Ubuntu 13.10, and everything was working fine until suddenly my wifi in Ubuntu stopped connecting, and whenever I restart the computer, the GRUB screen freezes up, ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

ubuntu causing errors while booting

This problem started when i accidentally format the drive in which ubuntu was installed, now every time i start my laptop i am presented with this screen:- check link:- click here Now i have to type ...
5
votes
1answer
140 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
47 views

Win8 migration HDD to SSD [duplicate]

Can you guys instruct me how to migrate a HDD to a SSD? Also I was thinking about having ubuntu and win8 in the same SSD, 250GB each and then have the HDD for files only. I bought an MSI GT70 20C, do ...
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votes
1answer
91 views

Windows 8 restarts continuously after installing Ubuntu

I created a new partition with Ubuntu on my PC with Windows 8. Ubuntu works, but when I start Windows 8, it detects an internal error and restarts continuously. What can I do to make Windows start ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

create recovery disk for win8 [duplicate]

I have a HP ENVY dv6 which came with win8. I deleted win8 from the computer when I was installing ubuntu 12.04. I didn't delete the recovery partition though. Now I want to go back and get the ...
0
votes
3answers
63 views

Windows XP deleted Windows 8 bootloader

I bought a new computer which came with Windows 8 preinstalled. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the same hard drive, after making a partition with GParted using the "Try Ubuntu" option in the Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
368 views

Ubuntu Message to Windows 7 not working?

After alot of google searching, I see it is possible to send a message from a Ubuntu computer to Windows XP computer with the follow smbclient code. echo "hello world" | smbclient -M "WindowsHost" . ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Installed/Updated Windows 8 UEFI after Ubuntu - Restore GRUB

So, I had a laptop with Windows 8 OEM copy obviously installed in UEFI configuration with GPT partitioning. A little while ago I installed Ubuntu 13.xx(the latest one) alongside it and GRUB ...
1
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0answers
28 views

Repair Windows 8 Bootloader within Ubuntu

I was trying to boot Ubuntu from the Windows bootloader using EasyBCD, but it ended up removing Windows from the menu. I ended up reinstalling Ubuntu and now I have Grub with Windows 8 as an option. ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Lenovo One-Key Recovery Feature broken after resizing partition

I am in a stick situation with dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu, and I want to wipe my computer to factory settings. I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y510P with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 Dual-Booted. I also ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Will the Windows Bootloader create events?

Will the Windows bootloader add to the event log? So if I boot up Ubuntu, will it show in event viewer?
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Stucked in BIOS(AMI)

I was trying to install Ubuntu (the installation went well) while already having installed windows 8. After installation I wanted to change the boot option back to hard drive but this option wasnt ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Getting Windows to boot first after installing Ubuntu on ThinkPad T430s

I just installed Ubuntu on my T430s. I installed it by creating a partition, disabling Secure Boot, and then booting from a USB that contains Ubuntu's ISO. Now when I boot up my laptop, Ubuntu's grub ...
0
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0answers
141 views

How to install arch with EFI and change system to ubuntu

This question is weird. The only Linux distribution working on my MSI GE60 with windows 8 and Uefi is Arch. I cannot install other distributions because I get a black screen on install. My problem is ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

GRUB Rescue: Unknown file system

After pc reboot I can no longer boot either of my operatibg systems. Im running Ubuntu latest version and Windows 8. On my boot I get this message when I type in: ls I get: (hd0)(hd0, msdos2) ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

Screen doesn't turn on sometimes, after dual boot installation

I have Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 13.10, as dual boot. After this installation, the screen doesn't turn on sometimes, even though the system loads normally in the background (I hear the welcoming ...
0
votes
0answers
442 views

Trouble getting Ubuntu 12.04 Hyper-V guest to connect to wireless from Windows 8.1 Host

I'm trying to set up a Ubuntu 12.04 VM using Hyper-V in a Windows 8.1 host. It runs mostly fine, except that I can't get the internet to work well. I've followed the instructions at ...
0
votes
0answers
152 views

Unmountable Boot Volume on Windows 8 64-bit

I was working with a CAD program, and when I went to save a file, the computer locked up. After a while, I rebooted the computer, only to find that Windows no longer boots. I have a dual-boot system ...
0
votes
2answers
448 views

Why can't I change the domain when connecting to network shares in Windows 8?

I have a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I also have Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server running within Hyper-V on the same machine. The Ubuntu server has Samba installed. Both the host and guest OS are connected ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit + Windows 8 64 bit dual boot [duplicate]

Please don't close this question if you find similar questions elsewhere. If I am duplicating, please guide me to the right path and I will close this question by myself. I have tried a lot of ...
1
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0answers
24 views

How to prevent Windows 8 of erasing GRUB? [duplicate]

I'm doing dualboot with Ubuntu and Windows 8 on my DELL Laptop. EFI is enabled, secure boot is not. My partitions are GPT. Everything seems to work for some time. After some normal use, GRUB stops ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Will Windows 7 setup overwrite Windows 8 and Ubuntu boot records?

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed, both an the same physical hd (2 partitions). Windows 8 was installed after a format, Ubuntu afterwards. I used EasyBCD to setup the boot records and the boot ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

Restore bootloader after Ubuntu has been installed

I've installed Ubuntu. Windows doesn't boot anymore and doesn't appear in the GRUB menu. I've tried to install the Windows bootloader via recovery console from a Windows DVD as it's said here. ...
1
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0answers
43 views

My new computer is blocking access to my webserver when in use

I have been running a web server for a while. It is hosted using lamp on a computer that I have running Ubuntu and has worked fine until recently. I got a computer that runs Windows 8 to use as my ...
1
vote
4answers
136 views

Can i get a Virus from my USB Boot

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my laptop but I'm also going to install Ubuntu on a USB-Flash drive soon. I was wondering what if I would get a virus on Ubuntu, could it then also infect my Windows? ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

How can I set … Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) Dual Boot: Windows 8 as default OS

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) on my laptop with Windows 8 already installed. The installation was successfull and I get to use Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. When i start Windows 8 it shows the ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Can't boot either ubuntu or windows 8

I have dual boot installation of windows 8 and ubuntu. "Sometimes" when I start my laptop, it gets stuck on very first screen (displaying Samsung, Intel, F2 to setup etc). But after a couple of ...
0
votes
3answers
427 views

VMWare vs Dual Boot

I have a Lenovo Y510p having 8GB of Ram, 4th Generation Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GT755M GDDR5 2GB, and 1TB of HDD. It has Win8 on it. I need to use Ubuntu also. So i am thinking of dual booting ...
0
votes
0answers
206 views

Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 on a SSD+HDD ultrabook

I have this configuration on an Asus VivoBook: Disk 0 is a 1 TB HDD disk while Disk 2 is a 24 GB SSD. I would like to keep the existing windows 8 installation and add ubuntu in dual boot. I will ...
0
votes
1answer
186 views

Creating additional Primary partition without wiping entire HDD

The current state of partitions on my 500gb HDD is as follows: I'm not really good when it comes to partitioning. I probably did something foolish to end up here. But the problem is I want to ...