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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to its own hard drive partition. But it simply will not boot to Ubuntu. This is the 4th operating system I have on this computer, so I am used to booting to different OSs. But when I choose the drive that Ubuntu is on, it just bypasses it and asks which windows OS I want to choose? Any help please?

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which bootloader are we talking about? –  Takkat Jul 18 '13 at 8:42
You should open setup (by hitting F2, usually) and move the hard drive in which Ubuntu is, to position number 1 in the order of preference, perhaps! –  Host-website-on-iPage Jul 18 '13 at 8:48
is this an issue you've had since installation? or is it a new development? –  Projjol Jul 18 '13 at 10:22
I`ve already tried changing the boot settings in the bios. And this is a new install. All I can get are the options for my 3 different windows os. –  Allea Jul 18 '13 at 13:03

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