1
vote
1answer
143 views

Stuck at the Thinkpad startup screen on first reboot after Wubi

I have just downloaded Wubi and Ubuntu and rebooted around 10 minutes ago. Oddly enough, I am stuck at the ThinkPad screen: What should I do from here? I have tried clicking the ThinkVantage ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

How to dual boot Ubuntu/Win7 without password?

I have Win 7 ultimate on my C drive with a primary partition of 50GB. There is currently 14GB free. Is it possible to install Ubuntu side-by-side with existing win 7 on the same drive without ...
3
votes
1answer
600 views

installing ubuntu in offline mode

I have made a dual boot of fedora 16 and windows 7. I wanted to make a triple boot by installing ubuntu 11 which i just downloaded (iso file 695 MB) from their official website. Can i install it in ...
0
votes
1answer
395 views

Ubuntu Wubi Kernel Panic

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi to a Windows 7 NTFS drive. Everything worked ok -- after I booted into Ubuntu I did all the upgrades and everything was ok and I rebooted etc. However today, ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Removing Ubuntu boot option?

I had installed Ubuntu inside Windows, then decided I didn't need it, so I tried to uninstall. It needed the disc, which I didn't have at the time, and I really needed the space, so I just deleted the ...
2
votes
2answers
390 views

How to run WINDOWS inside Linux via container (Reverse-WUBI)

Would it be possible to install Windows 7 to a virtual container, chainload, and boot it? This is similar to how WUBI boots Ubuntu inside windows. It wouldn't be hard to install windows to a ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Install 32 bit x86 version of Ubuntu 11.04 on a 64 bit capable Core 2 Duo computer

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 on my Core 2 Duo PC using the 'Ubuntu installer for Windows' so that I can dual-boot to Windows 7 (32bit) or Ubuntu 11.04. I already have the x86 alternative ISO ...
0
votes
2answers
562 views

installed Xubuntu 10.10 and now I can't start WIndows XP

I just installed Xubuntu 10.10 using wubi.exe on the install disk. It didn't say anything about repartitioning hard disks or anything, but now Xubuntu runs, and WinXP doesn't. When I try to run ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

How is Wubi different from dual-booting or a VM image?

The only difference that I see between regular dual-booting and Wubi is that the latter has a more user-friendly installation process, but otherwise it seems to be the same. Am I missing something ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

GRUB doesn't recognize partitions on one harddisk

I have a dualboot computer with Windows Vista (on hd0) and Ubuntu 9.10. The bootloader is GRUB and the windows bootloader lets me decide between Vista and Ubuntu-Installation (broken WuBi). But now (i ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

on dual-boot system, Ubuntu stopped booting; it now just goes to Grub

I have a dual-boot system, Ubuntu and Windows XP. Ubuntu has been freezing occasionally. I've just been turning the computer off and back on when that happens. The last time it happened, I turned ...