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Grub won't start Windows 10

I have had dual boot for a while now, having Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. It was working perfectly. When I turned on the PC Grub would show up with Ubuntu and Windows 10 as options, both worked ...
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0answers
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Problem installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10

Windows 10 is installed on my computer and I am trying to dual-boot it with Ubuntu 16.04. I have two partitions with plenty of free space. In the installation menu of Ubuntu 16.04, "install ubuntu ...
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How to prepare a disk on an EFI based PC for Ubuntu?

My computer has UEFI based BIOS and I want to start over from scratch. The PC came with Windows installed - I later installed Ubuntu alongside. I want to completely re-build my whole disk and ...
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Installing Ubuntu on my Laptop - a LOT of problems!

i've been using Windows my whole life, and i really want to test it out on my Notebook(ASUS F205TA-BING-FD018BS, Windows 10 installed). I have tried several Options in doing so (installing over USB, ...
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500 views

Cannot get Ubuntu to boot besides Windows 8.1 on an HP ProBook

My HP ProBook 4540s has Window 8.1 installed, but I need Linux (Ubuntu) as well. So I installed it after making the Windows partition smaller. The system directly boots into Windows bypassing grub. ...
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4answers
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Remove win 8, install ubuntu 16.04 64 bit on a laptop with UEFI

I want to remove win 8 and install ubuntu 16.04 64bit on a Samsung laptop with UEFI. I'm not interested in a dual boot setup. With the intention of changing the boot order so that I can boot from a ...
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2answers
91 views

Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I have to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI boot) on a brand new Dell XPS 13. I already have: Shrinked the Windows 10 disk to have 200Gb unused space Disabled Secure boot Created the USB ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 dual boot problem where Windows 8 doesn't boot

I will brief about the problem, that how it started. I purchased a Sony VAIO (SVE15133CNW) laptop on May-2013, with pre-installed Windows 8 After couple of days I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using USB ...
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1answer
29 views

Ubuntu on Thinkpad 11e Yoga

I just purchased the Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Yoga with Windows 10. Is this laptop compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? Because when I search "Lenovo Thinkpad Linux" I get a page from the official Lenovo ...
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2answers
39 views

ubuntu-16.04-desktop Installation

I have downloaded ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso and i need to install Ubuntu 16.04 desktop` on my laptop. My processor is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.40Ghz. Is it possible to install ...
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1answer
17 views

Want to install Ubuntu 15.04 after removing windows 8 and data loss

I am Using Windows 8 and I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 and remove Windows from my system. How do I Install Ubuntu securing my data? I mean, I do not want my data to be lost.
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Booting option in windows 10 laptop [duplicate]

First off all, i am a novice of Linux so ignore any mistakes in my question. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Windows-10 laptop. I want to use both of them on the same machine. When ever I start ...
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1answer
38 views

How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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1answer
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file error /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod trying to repair boot, live dvd install probleml

I have seen that there are a lot of threads about this problem. I had Windows 8 installed on my series 3 samsung i5 computer and I tried to install ubuntu 13.04. This is what I did: Because of the ...
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3answers
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How do I install (to dual-boot) Ubuntu on this UEFI MSI GE40 2OC-218USK laptop?

I have a GE40 2OC-218USK laptop. I am trying to repartition the hard drive to have it dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. Nothing but endless problems. I've been progressively turning more and more ...

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