Dimitri John Ledkov
xnox at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 21 13:01:54 UTC 2015
On 21 August 2015 at 13:53, Alan Pope <alan.pope at canonical.com> wrote:
> On 21 August 2015 at 13:45, Michael Hall <mhall119 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> Modern Windows releases broke Wubi, so we stopped shipping and
>> supporting it a while back. As far as I know it's a dead-end now.
> We didn't stop shipping it. I just downloaded the 15.04 desktop iso.
but it's only used in greeter mode on windows which shows a GUI window
and offers one to reboot.
launching wubi.exe off the cd doesn't start "wubi installer".
if one moves the wubi.exe off the disk however, it still shows the
"installer" mode if one wants to brick their windows....
> alan at deep-thought:~/Downloads⟫ sudo mount -o loop
> ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso ./iso
> [sudo] password for alan:
> mount: /dev/loop0 is write-protected, mounting read-only
> alan at deep-thought:~/Downloads⟫ ls -l iso/wubi.exe
> -r--r--r-- 1 root root 2573712 Oct 17 2014 iso/wubi.exe
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