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    [Windows] Quad boot with Windows won't shut down

    I quad boot Windows XP, 7, 8 and Ubuntu 12.04, and that has been working fine for a while. However now when I tell Windows 8 to shut down, it goes into sleep mode. This even happens when press the...
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    Re: Booting 12.10 and Windows

    I just find that booting gparted live is quicker than ubuntu installation disk
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    Re: Booting 12.10 and Windows

    Thanks, say if I need to re-install one of the windows copies, do I format the partition in ntfs, boot from ubuntu cd, set flag as boot, install, run ubuntu boot repair disk, would that work? Also...
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    Re: Booting 12.10 and Windows

    Will this work with 12.04? Thank you very much for the help!
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    Booting 12.10 and Windows

    Hi, I recently fell in love with the beautiful world of open source Linux, however I have several copies of windows I don't want to go to waste. Ideally I would be able to boot 12.04/12.10/13.04 with...
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    [other] Re: Connecting multiple hard drives

    So if I did have a pair of identical PCs would it work; could I boot up from one, shut it down, swap the hard drives over and boot from the other pc? Would I have to buy the components at the same...
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    [other] Re: Connecting multiple hard drives

    What I want, is to be have about 4 different operating systems, each on their own hard drive so that I can connect the operating system I want to use to a computer. This is because I want to run any...
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    [other] Connecting multiple hard drives

    Sorry this isn't much to do with ubuntu but there is such good support on this site. I have a few computers and thus a few hard drives. In an ideal world I would have all of the hard dives externally...
  9. [OtherOS] Dual booting Android 4.2 and Ubuntu 12.10

    Hi all,

    I have recently started using Ubuntu and I love it but I really want to try out dual booting it with Android 4.2. I am running Ubuntu 12.10, I have looked into dual booting but it doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Icon

    Hi, I have been using Ubuntu for just over a month and despite owning various copies of windows and the obvious software compatibility problems involved with Linux I am using Ubuntu 12.10 as my main...
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    Re: Chromium has taken over my system!

    Thank you so much Darko, the ubuntu community is amazing! One last quick question, why does ubuntu say that capacity is slighty more. e.g. windows says my memory stick had 1GB, ubuntu 1.1 GB?

    Jonny
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    Re: Chromium has taken over my system!

    Thank you, okay one last thing... do you know of a good ISO converter so that I can boot from USB? I have downloaded about 5 but I can't seem to get any of them to work. The iso is stored in an os...
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    Re: Chromium has taken over my system!

    Okay thanks. Also my memory stick has a 4GB capacity however after formatting from having Chrome OS on it, it now only recognises as 1G?B
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    Re: Chromium has taken over my system!

    Okay, I will try that. I know how to burn iso files onto a memory stick. The one thing that made me think that it didn't delete everything is that it only took about a minute to install onto the hdd....
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    Chromium has taken over my system!

    Hello, I am a bit of a newbie and so probably did something terrible and disastrous!
    I had a pre-installed copy of windows 7 home, then began dual booting with Ubuntu. I re-installed windows 7 then...
  16. Re: Fresh install of windows 7 not working with Ubuntu

    Thanks, but I deleted the ubuntu partition before I read this... anyway I wanted a fresh start. Just looking up how to shrink a windows partition to over 50% of the total hdd capacity. Thanks all...
  17. Re: Fresh install of windows 7 not working with Ubuntu

    Wait sorry it has deleted them... it says they are both 100% free I will begin the re-installation now, thanks!
    Jonny
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    Thanks, but I am pretty sure that it hasn't deleted ubuntu as in disk management it says I have the two partitions ubuntu (I don't know why it has two but they both run the same ubuntu).. Can I...
  19. Fresh install of windows 7 not working with Ubuntu

    Hello, I recently started using Ubuntu on a dual boot with windows 7 however after re-installing windows 7 on the same partition as the old version of w7, I no longer boot to the Ubuntu boot options...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Server/client 32/64 bit

    Thanks for your help! One of the many things I love about linux is the forum community and the help.
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    [ubuntu] Server/client 32/64 bit

    Hi, I am pretty new to Ubuntu and I am thinking about creating a home server but I have both 32 & 64 bit computers I would like to connect to it...

    Can I do this?

    I could run the server OS on a...
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    Re: Civilization 1 available for Linux?

    I have a windows xp, or general 32 bit special edition version of CIV 1 which works on ubuntu with wine. I can send you a copy is you email me on <email removed>
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