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Moving Ubuntu guest from Vista 32 to Windows 7 64 issue

As the title suggests, I ran into a problem when trying to migrate Ubuntu 12-04 guest from Vista32 Ultimate host to Win7-64 Ultimate host. I transferred the whole virtual machine and tried both adding ...
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VirtualBox Stops Internet on Host (Windows Vista)

I need help in solving this problem thats driving me nuts. The problem seems to be rare as I could only find a handful of resources (after much searching) which are already quite old and not useful. ...
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install ubuntu 12.0/13.0 on dell inspiron 1501

I hope to format my dell inspiron 1501(win vista) and install ubuntu 12.0 or 13.0 Is there any win software to detect the compatibility of hardware with ubuntu? I worry about that after formatting, my ...
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1answer
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dual boot password loss problems

I have a dell D630 which has two operating systems installed on it. Windows vista and Ubuntu. the problem is that i have forgotten the root password to the ubuntu os. my main problem is that i cannot ...
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2answers
659 views

USB cable is not recognized on Windows Vista but works on Ubuntu

I purchased a new USB cable here and for some reason it works on my Ubuntu laptop, but does not with my Windows Vista computer when I attach my EPSON CX8400 printer. I previously used another cable ...
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Multiple OSs in one box

I have a Windows Vista Box running Ubuntu 9.10 (with multiple kernel images) in another partition. Now, I'd like to install Ubuntu 11.10 beta too so it can coexist with the other two. Are there any ...
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Recovering Windows Vista Partition after Ubuntu Natty N. install

I recently installed Ubuntu on my DELL's D Drive (Secondary Partition) and I lost the windows vista boot which was on my C Drive. Now when I boot my system directly loads Ubuntu, which seemed to me ...
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Harddrive issues dual boot ubuntu

I'm not familiar with how dual boot systems work. I was told I had to defrag my hard drive so that when I installed ubuntu it would have it's own virtual space. This raises the question: If I delete ...
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1answer
207 views

Dual-boot machine fails to run anything but Windows Safe Mode

A friend has an old Compaq laptop set up to run Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows Vista. The computer was apparently operating properly until a few days ago, when it suddenly started malfunctioning. Ubuntu ...
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Printing from Windows to Ubuntu Shared Printer

I have two printers, a Dell V715w and a HP LaserJet P2015, connected by USB to a computer running Ubuntu for sharing to all of the laptops in my house with CUPS. I installed both printers locally on ...
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1answer
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Dual-boot two instances of the same copy of Vista using same serial number

I have a single Vista OEM registration number which has been registered to the current hardware (single partition only), and I want to use it for two instances of dual-booted Vista... Both Vistas ...
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How can I extract data from Toshiba Satellite with a dead Windows installation?

I've got a Toshiba Satellite (unknown model number but bought early 2010) running Windows Vista which throws a kernel error on boot. We don't have the restore/recovery CD any more to restore the ...
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External Hardrive on Ubuntu

By mistake I formatted my Windows Vista while installing Ubuntu. Few people suggested me to use Photorec to get the data back. I just installed TestDisk on my machine. My question is: I want to ...
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Problems after installing Ubuntu 10.10 on windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problems after installing Ubuntu 10.10 on Windows Vista Hi folks, I just got done installing Ubuntu 10.10 on my Windows Vista as a separate partition and now my Vista ...
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1answer
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Want to delete Ubuntu 9 from a dual partition system with Vista

I have Windows Vista and Ubuntu 9 co-installed on my dual partition system. The boot is controlled by GNU Grub. How can I safely uninstall and completely delete Ubuntu and recycle the disk space to ...
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1answer
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When I start my laptop I only have the option to load my Ubuntu partition and not my Vista one. How come?

Usually when my laptop starts up I am 1st presented with the option to get to the BIOS by pressing F2 and then presented with the option to load one of 3 Ubunutu kernels and 1 Windows Recovery that ...
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Installed Windows Vista on a system with Ubuntu, Ubuntu not visible at boot time

Hello my system had Windows Server and Ubuntu running on it, recently I uninstalled Windows Server and installed Windows Vista. I used GParted to remove the Windows server instance. Now during boot ...
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3answers
597 views

VirtualBox VM Shared on DualBoot System

I have a dual boot system: Vista from factory and Ubuntu Lucid with WUBI. I've installed Oracle VirtualBox on both to do what follows. I previously used MS Virtual PC on Vista with a XP VM, which I ...
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1answer
195 views

Put /home on another partition and encrypt it

How can I move my /home folder in Ubuntu to another partition (also to be the "My Documents" folder for Windows, which I dual boot) and encrypt it. Then I want the partition to be unencrypted by ...
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How to share movies inside the home network without password?

This is the situation: We have a broadband connection which is shared by 6 people who have different os'es and laptops. But now we are planning to share movies among 6 people... How to achieve ...
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Problem virtualizing Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit on VirtualBox 3.1 on Windows Vista 64 bit

Software & Hardware Setup Host System : Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64 bit Guest : Ubuntu 10.04 (ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso) 32 bit VM : VirtualBox 3.1.8 Hardware : Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 ...
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1answer
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Recovering Ubuntu after Windows Vista x64 installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Repair grub mbr and /boot using ubuntu 9.04 live CD Hi there, how to recover Ubuntu after installing Windows Vista x64? Vista is installed on another HDD partition, ...
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Vista ICS with ubuntu?

I have still have dial-up(cant afford highspeed) and I am trying to configure my desktop with vista to share that connection with Ubuntu Ive got it all setup but ubuntu wont get on the internet at ...
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Using Vista boot loader instead of GRUB

I had Vista installed on a partition and I installed Ubuntu on the remaining free space. Now when I boot the computer the OS selection screen is GRUB. Ive used EasyBCD to configure my Vista boot ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu partition not loading

I have two partitions. Vista was installed on one and I installed Ubuntu on the other. During the Ubuntu setup I said not to install a boot loader. I used EasyBCD to create a new Vista boot entry for ...
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575 views

Adding Ubuntu installation to VIsta boot loader [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Vista boot loader instead of GRUB Hi, I had a Vista partition and created a partition and installed Ubuntu 9.10. During the Ubuntu installation I unchecked ...
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Ubuntu via Wubi refuses to show up in boot menu

I'm in this strange situation: I have 3 partitions, one for Vista (C), one for Windows 7 (D), and one 10GB partition (E). At least that's how my original OEM Vista partition sees them. The primary ...
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Dual Boot Question

How do I add a linux partition to the Vista/7 bootloader? Here's a teensy weeensy complication: The target partition has no bootloader, such as grub or lilo installed and I can't install them. Also, ...
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534 views

USB slower on Vista than Ubuntu

My machine dual-boots Windows Vista and Ubuntu. It has an Intel motherboard (D102GGC2) and USB 2.0 ports. While using Vista, I get 1.5 Mbps speed from the USB ports, which is the speed for USB 1.1. ...
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148 views

Running Vista from within Ubuntu

I have Windows Vista and Ubuntu installed on my computer dual boot. I'm interested in running Windows Vista from within Ubuntu. How can I do this?
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How to Clear your browsing history

How do I clear my browsing history? Windows and Ubuntu please. Update: Already do all use ccleaner, clear my flash cookies, etc... Everything minus the sandboxie thing.
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Why does my touchpad go crazy on Windows but not Linux?

I've had this problem on my laptop for sometime now. Anytime I try to use my touchpad it works correctly about 60% of the time in Windows, the other 40% of the time, it will jump to a random spot on ...
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Will installing Windows 7 on top of Ubuntu / Vista machine wipe out the Ubuntu boot menu?

I remember some time ago installing Vista on a new partition of a "Ubuntu / Vista" machine, and the Ubuntu boot menu was gone? So now there is a machine with Vista and a few Ubuntu installations ...
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Installing Ubuntu without a bootable CD

I am currently planning on installing a 64 bit version of Ubuntu. I have my partitions set up already, but my cd writer is currently out of commission. Is there anyway for me to install it without ...
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Sharing files between Vista and a Wubi Ubuntu installation

Is it possible? If yes, how?
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Problems With Mounting UDF DVDs In Ubuntu

When I'm trying to read DVDs (burned in Vista) in my Ubuntu Jaunty, it throws an alert Invalid mount option when attempting to mount the volume 'UDF Volume'. I've installed packages libudf0 and ...
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Why is my Windows partition unwritable from Ubuntu after I defragmented it?

I have a dual boot system with Vista and Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu 99% of the time and have the Windows partition mounted for read/write. I just ran Diskeeper 2008 while in Vista to "clean up" the disk a ...
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Downloading files in Ubuntu makes them “shared” in Vista

If I download files using Ubuntu, and store them on my Vista partition, when I go to Vista, they all appear with the sharing icon on them. In the sharing dialog (right click > share > change ...
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Remote Desktop for Ubuntu

How to configure Remote Desktop on my office Ubuntu machine and how to connect to it from my Windows laptop at home?
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Is it possible to “zoom in” in Windows (Vista), like we can in Ubuntu?

One of the features of Ubuntu that I miss in Windows is the zoom in feature. Does someone know how can that be achieved in Windows? PS: I am not looking for the zoom that Vista provides by default ...
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Installing Ubuntu and Windows Vista on the same drive

Can Ubuntu and Windows Vista both be installed on the same drive?
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1answer
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How To Remove/Add Windows Options from Boot Loader

I am having windows vista and ubuntu operation system on my laptop . I just want to remove that option from my boot loader ( grub ) and i need to know how add back that option. I would like to Do ...
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Virtualbox 3.0 is very slow, any way to fix it?

I upgraded to Virtualbox 3.0 and then 3.0.2. I use Vista as a host and Ubuntu as the guest. In Virtualbox 2.0 I was able to run Ubuntu with standard desktop effects. After upgrading I noticed that ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to play nicely with dual monitors?

I use VirtualBox to run a Ubuntu x64 guest under a Vista x64 host with a 19" and 15" monitor. I enable seamless mode in VirtualBox, but the windows don't actually move anywhere other than the ...
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5answers
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How do I get the maximum resolution on Ubuntu in Microsoft Virtual PC?

I've spent way too much time on this than I care to admit; I'm new in the Linux world, and I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a new virtual machine. My problem is getting the screen resolution I would like - ...
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1answer
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Returning from Dual-boot to just Windows

I installed Ubuntu sometime back along side Vista, but later found that I rarely (if ever) use Ubuntu. How easy is it to return my computer to its initial state of having only one OS, and freeing up ...