So, this is my first time installing Ubuntu on my hard drive, and I'm running into some problems.
Until a couple of hours ago, I had 4 partitions in my hard drive:
- Vista and
- 7 installations,
- plus a data partition.
I backep up the XP and Vista partitions which weren't of any use lately, and booted a Live-USB with Ubuntu 12.04.
On the "Install 12.04 LTS" partition manager thingy I deleted the XP and Vista partitions (which where
sda2 on the partition table), leaving around 260GB of free space. There, I made 3 partitions: 8GB for
root, 4GB for
swap, and 80GB for
home. (I know, I probably made a mess out of the partition table.)
I then proceeded to install Ubuntu, hoping to be able to move back and forth between 7 and Ubuntu, but GRUB doesn't seem to recognize my Windows installation. I read some forums, and tried two things, neither of which actually worked:
- I added a
/etc/default/grubto at least be able to see the GRUB screen when booting, and effectively, Windows 7 wasn't there.
- I ran boot-repair from my Live-USB, but it didn't solve the problem either. Anyway, I got the boot info at least, which I'm linking right away: paste.ubuntu.com/5589763/
So, this is my family computer, and I'm probably getting killed in the morning if I don't sort this out. Any advice is truly, truly appreciated. Thanks in advance!