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grub install fails on drive encrypted with PGP Whole Disk Encryption

I got the following error after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 now my computer won't boot. The hard drive is encrypted, and it will boot up to the Symantec PGP desktop screen, but after I enter the ...
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Unify Windows and Ubuntu boot managers

I ran into some trouble trying to start Ubuntu 14 in a new laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. However, the booting process is kind of uncomfortable now. When I start the laptop first I can see the ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with EasyBCD (Grub4DOS) [duplicate]

Setting up Windows Boot Manager to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 was not an easy task. For awhile, I was using the computer's motherboard boot option to boot to that specific drive that had ...
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How to disable GNU Grub boot menu and set Windows boot menu as default? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everytime I switch on my computer, it boots to GNU Grub menu. Now my question is, how do I disable GNU Grub menu and set Windows boot menu as default? GNU Grub ...
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How to replace GRUB with Windows 8.1 default boot manager? [duplicate]

I have a Windows PC that is running Windows 8.1 and today I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside with Windows, however Ubuntu seem to replace the default boot manager with GRUB.
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Installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Windows 7 but it loads straight into Ubuntu

As you can already tell, I am a Ubuntu newbie...trying to make the big switch from Windows to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a partition aside from Windows. I was waiting for a prompt to ask me ...
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Installing Ubuntu on another Hard Drive Disk (F:)

I want to install Ubuntu side by side on my Windows XP.But instead of placing it on HDD C: drive, i want to place it on a slave HDD (which would be drive F:).I already tested on a virtual machine in ...
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Making Windows Boot Loader the default instead of Grub 2 [duplicate]

So basically before Ubuntu 13.04 I was running 12.10. I had Windows Boot Loader the default. If I chose to boot to Ubuntu, it would go into grub, but grub was set to 0 seconds so it would basically ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 (not preinstalled) without grub [duplicate]

I want to install x64 Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my HP laptop. I don't like grub, so I want to install without it or install grub onto another partition and then add grub to Windows' bootloader (and set grub ...
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Does installing Ubuntu overwrite windows bootloader? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to boot Ubuntu using the Windows bootloader? So there's the question. I want to preserve my original Windows 7 Loader.
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How can I add an entry for Ubuntu to the Windows 7 boot menu?

I have the following setup: first partition is windows 7 partition second partition - ubuntu 12.04 partition while installing ubuntu I installed grub2 bootloader to ubuntu partition mbr contains ...
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How to add Ubuntu to the Windows XP boot.ini file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to boot Ubuntu using the Windows bootloader? I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 on a partition separate partition from Windows and was wanting to know ...
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How to replace GRUB with Windows NT Bootloader?

I'm not really a big fan of GRUB (I had a bad experience), nor very knowledgeable about Linux, so how do I remove GRUB, and replace it with Windows NT Bootloader, yet keep the same list/number/entries ...
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no windows 7 entry in grub after installing ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a separate partition. Unfortunatelly after installation I couldn't see grub menu. Ubuntu starts automatically. Then I installed the boot-repair and repaired by this ...
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How to set Windows bootloader as default bootloader?

I have a Win 7/11.10 dual boot system with Grub 2 as the default bootloader. However, I want to make Windows bootloader the default bootloader (grub 'dos' like interface scrares the hell out of my ...