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My internal harddisk in my laptop got corrupted so I have removed. I loaded desktop ubuntu for testing from pendrive. Now i want to install to my external hard disk. It already has 650gb of data in ntfs format.

Remaining space i splitted to ext4 and installed. When restarting, am not getting ubuntu loaded from HDD.

Please explain how to make my ubuntu load from external hard disk.

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marked as duplicate by Warren Hill, Mitch, qbi, belacqua, chronitis Oct 9 '13 at 15:40

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Move the external drive to the top in the boot order. Here's a guide for modifying the boot order and applying it.

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