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Ubuntu is installed on a 32 gigabyte flash-drive and it successfully booted every time up until I partitioned my hard-drive and installed Windows as a secondary boot (for programming reasons). Now every time I attempt to boot the Ubuntu flash-drive it boots into Windows XP. The same goes for partitions, I partitioned my hard-drive and installed Ubuntu and it only booted Windows XP.

I am on a MacBook 6,1 with Mac OS X 10.6.8, 2 partitions, and I am using ReFit as my boot-loader.

EDIT: I had Ubuntu working fine from FLASH DRIVE and at one point as a partition. I later uninstalled Ubuntu from my hard-drive and installed Windows. I then had to re-image my computer for certain reasons and I installed windows. Now when I attempt to boot anything other than Windows or OS X it boots into windows.

Ubuntu was never on my hard drive while Ubuntu was on it. The flash-drive has been its own thing and has the boot-loader installed to it and loads from ReFit but boots into windows.

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Sounds to me like you have overwritten the GRUB boot loader with the Windows one.

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Windows was installed first. –  Sean H Mar 4 '12 at 19:45
    
@SeanH you should rewrite your question then. It describes how you had no problem with Ubuntu until you installed Windows. You'll get better answers once you clarify how you got the problem. –  Chan-Ho Suh Mar 4 '12 at 20:07
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