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Deleting the Ubuntu Swap Partition

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows Xp Xp on C: drive, Ubuntu on D: drive, and E: linux swap E: drive disappeared from XP "My Computer" but it appears in disk management saying unknown ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu and windows

How much memory is required to dual boot the latest version of Ubuntu and windows (XP, although I'll upgrade to 7 soon)? The Ubuntu installation process says I'll need 6 GB, but is this just for the ...
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Zeroconf not working on Windows XP VM on Ubuntu 14.04 host

I am setting up "Easy Home File Sharing with FTP and Zerconf" on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (amd64) When I installed avahi, there was no package called service-discovery-applet available for Ubuntu GNOME ...
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2answers
28 views

How do I physically replace an internal dual-boot hard-disk, without fresh OS reinstall?

On dual boot Win XP SP3 || Lx Ubuntu 14.04 LTS aka Trusty, I need to upgrade my /dev/sda (disk 0) to a bigger disk. /dev/sda has 7 volumes (logical and extended partitions) and 2 OS (XP and Trusty). I ...
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77 views

Can't install any OS on “old” PC [closed]

I got an old PC (I think bought in 2002) just for some experiments. It has still windows XP Professional SP2 so I wanted at first install windows server 2008 (because I got it form DreamSpark) but ...
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76 views

Need Windows XP VGA driver for i3 Haswell

Background: I have recently upgraded my hardware because the previous Pentium system started failing to the point that it would not run long enough to boot. It was obviously a hardware fault, but I ...
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1answer
120 views

Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process

On my Ubuntu virtual machine, I run: ssh windowsxp@10.0.0.2 'dir' When I tape the password, I get this error: Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process. Why ...
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1answer
63 views

Problems with starting windows after installing new ubuntu os on multiboot pc

Before I recently upgraded my ubuntu OS, I had a multiboot with windows 7, windows xp and ubuntu. When I started the computer, the grub bootloader would usually show the options: -windows 7 and ...
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2answers
46 views

Old hard disk does not load OS

I have this old computer but upgraded the motherboard and the processor just recently. Everything was already used except for the motherboard, processor and RAM. The rest, was already used, the hard ...
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1answer
64 views

Make an existing VM immutable

With XP security support coming to an end, but needing to use some software that will only run under XP (and some other software that just needs windows) I'd like to make my XP VM a bit more secure. ...
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3answers
71 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 ...
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1answer
46 views

Is it possible to move MBR from one HDD to another?

I have two HDD, when I installed Ubuntu its MBR went to the first HDD. In the second HDD Windows XP was installed. When I boot system it automatically goes to XP unless I change HDD manually to see ...
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0answers
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I want to delete a Raid 1+0 stripe array

Currently I have a raid card running two drives in an RAID 1+0 stripe. I want to know can I remove the raid card and have the computer operate on one drive. Without having to reload Windows. I suspect ...
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81 views

how to open a bitcoin address in ubuntu

I'm currently creating an app that integrates with bitpay. I've successfully generated the invoice url but when I clicked on the pay with bitcoin button it redirected me to a url similar to the ...
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1answer
257 views

Vagrant VirtualBox VM is initializing new instead of loading the existing VM after VagrantFile change

I setup a Vagrant Ubuntu 12.04 box (VirtualBox as the provider) on Windows and it's been working great for the past few months. Yesterday, I added another forwarded port to the VagrantFile and did ...
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2answers
12k views

How to remove write protection from sandisk cruzer switch pen drive?

I have a sandisk cruzer switch pendrive. It is write protected. I want remove that write protection. I did Google very much i am not getting how to remove it. I tried on mac also but it didn't worked ...
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3answers
362 views

Old Dell Dimension 8200 running windows XP

Hi everyone I am running Windows XP on an old Dell Dimension 8200 and I made a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a flash drive however when i'm in the bios there is no option to boot from usb. ...
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1answer
68 views

Compaq presario laptop dual boot - win xp and ubuntu 10.4 - No wireless with ubuntu

I have a compaq presario laptop dual boot, win xp and ubuntu 10.04, windows boots & uses the wireless no problem. when I boot into ubuntu the wireless icon button is turned off, not enabling me to ...
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1answer
58 views

How to install ubuntu and windows XP in same computer? [closed]

I have hot question that how to install two OS in one computer? Is it possible to install ubuntu and windows XP? If yes then how? Kindly tell me Thanks :)
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2answers
553 views

How can I find out if I have enough ram to dual boot?

How can I find out if I have enough ram to dual boot or boot from a usb? I have a windows xp sp3 laptop with 2gb of total ram and I'm interested in trying out linux (maybe ubuntu or mint), for fun. ...
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0answers
236 views

How do I view a VNC Session of Ubuntu Server in full screen window?

I have tried multiple attempts to change the size of the screen but all it does is seem to fill the screen with a zoomed in image. When I run eclipse the app window is too small to see any of the ...
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1answer
370 views

XP expired under Virtualbox

I was running XP VHD images in Ubuntu with Virtualbox. But the 30 day trial is over (actually it's well over 90 days now), so XP keeps complaining of expiry and will not allow me to log on. I ...
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1answer
563 views

removing ubuntu from a dual boot system (xp/ubuntu)

i have a dual boot system with xp and Ubuntu. Now i wish to remove Ubuntu from the system. I checked run->compmgmt.msc->Disk Management. There it shows the primary partitions and I am able to identify ...
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1answer
537 views

External drive corrupted or inaccessible in Windows XP, but works on Linux

Today I connected my Western Digital 1 TB HDD to my Windows XP system and discovered that in Explorer, its name was changed from My Passport to Local Disk K which shows 0 KB and is inaccessible. ...
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2answers
111 views

Unable to launch google.com inside Linux Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu Linux VM in my Windows XP box. I am able to open http://google.com on Windows XP but when I login to, Ubuntu linux.. and launch this site: I am getting an error: Server not ...
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1answer
148 views

Set up a home network with different OSs

Here's a picture of my current network: I guess you will need a little bit of explanation here: I have a router (LevelOne WBR-6005), which receive my WAN signal, provided by my ISP. The only cable ...
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2answers
757 views

Can a physical partition with Windows XP be directly used for booting a Virtual Machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting into a Virtual Machine from a physical installation (there are a lot of similar questions but I did not find one which seems to fit my scenario): I have a PC ...
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1answer
105 views

Linux VM connect to Gigabit Eth Switch

I am running VMWare Workstation 7.1.0 build-261024 on Windows XP. I have an Ubuntu 11.10 set up as a VM. I have connected the Windows XP PC and a Cisco 1252 AP (without DHCP) to a gigbit ethernet ...
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1answer
244 views

Vmware: guest (Ubuntu) can't access internet through host (XP)

I have been using Google to find a solution as to why guest (ubuntu) can't access internet. Host system is Windows XP. None of the solution didn't work for me. Solutions that worked for others: 1. ...
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2answers
231 views

Can't restore laptop windows after Ubuntu (GRUB error)

Hi I tried out Ubuntu but wasn't happy, so I tried to restore windows from my laptop's CD, but after the restoration process finishes and the system reboots I get "GRUB loading, Error 17". How can I ...
2
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1answer
144 views

How to get Ubuntu in boot menu back?

I had installed Ubuntu 8.10 on my old laptop but when I intalled Win XP2, I lost it from the boot menu. Now when I power on the laptop, it loads windows right away. How do I get Ubuntu back on boot ...
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1answer
79 views

New hard drive/OS installation troubles

I recently suffered from a huge hard drive crash. I got a new hard drive for my laptop, an hp6910us (x2 turion, 3 gb ram...) The HD is a 750GB 5400RPM SATA drive. After trying to install XP from CD, ...
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2answers
411 views

Can I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows XP on an internal and external hard drive

I've recently gotten a computer with no OS on it. It has 1 internal and 1 External hard drive. I have a bootable USB with Ubuntu on it and a copy of windows XP. Is their a way of installing ...
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1answer
170 views

Installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox from iso

I'm having some trouble. I have VirtualBox installed on both a OS X Lion Macbook Pro and a Windows XP Lenovo Laptop, and they both behave the same way. I've downloaded Ubuntu as an .iso from here: ...
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1answer
671 views

How to run Ubuntu OS in Windows off USB Disk without rebooting or installing on PC

Please help me install Ubuntu OS latest build (12.04) on a Kingston Data Traveler USB 8 GB (FAT32) without having to restart and boot from the USB drive. I want Ubuntu to load & run inside Win ...
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2answers
392 views

Updating windows xp hard drive controller from ubuntu live disk

The problem: When booting, I get a blue screen shortly after the Windows XP logo splash screen. The error code is 7b, and the second hex number is 0xC0000034. Based on this link (item 7) it appears ...
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Bootmgr is missing for Windows XP

I know that there are so many posts on this subject but none of them worked for me. I have Ubuntu on my machine and I would like to install Windows XP. As my CD/DVD reader does not work, I made a ...
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1answer
369 views

l can't see Ubuntu on my triple-boot menu

Before installation, I had a dual-boot menu (XP and Win 7, both 32-bits). I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and when I boot the system, I still see my both OS but not Ubuntu. HD devices are followings: 160 ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox - multiple CPUs with Linux guest

I have just installed a 64-bit Ubuntu guest on a quad-core 64-bit Windows XP host in VirtualBox, and I am trying to get the guest to use multiple cores. However, when I go to Settings -> System -> ...
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1answer
415 views

How can I set up a wired printer on different operating systems without a print server?

Hopefully I have the correct stackexchange.com site for this question. Please leave a comment if I need to move it. I'm having difficulty figuring out how to set up a wired (USB) printer on a ...
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2answers
1k views

Minimum system requirements for a thin-client PC?

How much RAM, CPU, Disk does a thin-client need in order for it to work on a terminal server like Ubuntu or Windows XP? (Network Boot).
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543 views

Synchonizing time settings in dual-boot (Ubuntu & Windows XP)

I have installed dual-boot os Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows XP, but I have a problem with the time settings. When I set the time in Windows XP then it automatically changes the time settings in Ubuntu. ...
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3answers
2k views

replace windows xp with ubuntu no usb boot option and no cd?

I have an old laptop running windows xp, I want to replace it with the latest version of ubuntu. The problem is that the laptop does not support boot from usb - I checked the BIOS but the option is ...
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3answers
2k views

How to get aero themed windows and a task bar on Ubuntu 11.10?

I know some themes that make all of ubuntu look like windows 7, but I just want the windows to be aero themed. How can I do this? Also, I want the Windows 7 taskbar (including the start orb) in ...
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2k views

Possible cause(s) of slow transfer on home network?

I have the following home network setup: ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router Ubuntu 10.04 Server: Ethernet card 100Mbps, directly connected to router Configured with SFTP server Windows XP Professional SP3: ...
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1answer
201 views

Ubuntu - Windows file sharing

Scenario: I have a folder on Ubuntu which I want to share over a network (LAN). This folder has many sub-folders and lots of files (~10k). The client is running on Windows Xp. This client will ...
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2answers
400 views

Dual Boot windows xp + ubuntu

i have a hard drive that has an xfs partition with ubuntu in it (that was created and installed first), and a windows xp ntfs partition that was installed second. After I did this , I was getting the ...
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Installed Linux On A Dual Boot With Windows XP But Cant Load Linux on Startup

I have a small 40gb hard drive which was running windows xp on its own with 9gb reserved for the recovery partition and 1gb empty (I assume for the swap partition). Anyway I decided to overwrite ...
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1answer
84 views

Deleting a folder named <error> in Windows XP

For my job, I switch between Windows XP and Ubuntu, using Netbeans as IDE. Now, I don't know why, but Netbeans on Ubuntu some times creates a folder named <error>, and places it into the build ...
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1answer
727 views

Editing grub to add XP boot menu

I have 2 Harddisks one of 40 gb and second is 200 gb. In the first harddisk I was having 2 installations of XP. In the second harddisk I have installed backtrack then Ubuntu, so that is making a ...