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Ubuntu 12.04 - repeated booting problems

I have been having problems with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation (dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I install some update OR if the machine is stuck & I try to do a hard reboot, the OS never ...
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I get `error: unknow filesystem` on boot [duplicate]

I removed my Ubuntu partition, now when my laptop boots it just shows: error: unknown filesystem. I tried booting with a live CD, but I still get: grub rescue> error.
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Acer C7 will not boot into Chrubuntu - KERN-C Set as highest priority

I am trying to boot into ChrUbuntu with my Acer C7. When I run the command sudo cgpt show /dev/sda it displays KERN-C as being the highest priority (5), so I'm not sure what's wrong with my Ubuntu ...
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Remove 12.04 from Ubuntu two version dual-boot

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I installed 12.04/xfce4 using crouton, and recently just installed 14.04 - now I have 2 versions I can choose from. I do not want 12.04 on any more, how can I remove it, ...
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I can't access windows 7 dual boot with 12.04

I'm hoping it's not all gone. I have tried boot-repair -- http://paste.ubuntu.com/7780801/ I had a windows recovery partition, but I can't access that. Only Ubuntu in grub. GParted screenshot: ...
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Issue with creating partition in Windows 7 Ubuntu DualBoot

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu running on a Dual Boot in my Dell Laptop. I formatted it yesterday to do a clean install of both operating systems. I deleted all the operating system partitions. Here's ...
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I am new to ubuntu and have some questions way beyond a first timer

Back story is I was given a desktop with ubuntu 12.04 installed and the guy could not remember any of his setup(u/n pass) info. He told me to just install what os i wanted over his. When i did this ...
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Cannot expand Ubuntu partition even though I have 22 GB of extra unallocated space

I have shrunk my Windows partition so that I can expand my Ubuntu partition. I have the following partitions: I have booted from USB and unmounted the swap partition as well. The unallocated space ...
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Move ssd drive with win7 and ubuntu 12.04 already installed to new laptop

I want to move my ssd drive that has dual boot with win 7 and ubuntu 12.04 installed to my new laptop. I'm using grub for the dual boot. I was hoping life would be easier with just physically moving ...
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Problem in installing 14.04 alongside 7

I can't see along side windows installation option in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 , I need to use dual-boot Ubuntu(14.04) and Window(7), I want to installing Ubuntu from USB stick.... Please help ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unable to boot - No Bootable device

I have computer that was configured to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8. When the computer was rebooted afte shut down the computer fails with following errors Checking media = Failed ...
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12.04 Dual Boot with Desktop and Server - what order to insall?

In a couple of weeks I will have a new computer with no OS installed. I want to set it up as a dual boot with Server as the default and Desktop as an option at boot time. I want to make the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu in Lenovo ideapad s300

I can install only windows 8.1 in my laptop. I tried installing Ubuntu. It is booting from pendrive. After installing I can't access it. Only I can access to Windows 8.1 How to install Ubuntu?
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From Ubuntu, Change Default Boot OS -Dual Boot

I have a Dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu). Currently the default OS on startup is Ubuntu. I want to change the Default Boot OS from Ubuntu to Windows (Ubuntu-> Windows) i.e. on Startup Windows ...
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Windows 7 en dual boot with Ubuntu i havent' the menu

i have installed ubuntu 12 and i have this: i have installed windows 7 and i have this then i lost ubuntu i have done like in this video youtube.com/watch?v=sxZRjjPjic8 so i get ubuntu and ...
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third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot install

I have Windows 7(64 bit) installed on my system along with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to upgrade to 14.04 version of ubuntu but since I do not have a good internet connection I am unable to upgrade it using ...
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Dual boot windows 8 from a 12.04 install?

I've got a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to dual boot Windows 8 with it. Is this possible? All tutorials I can find are for the other way around.
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How do I set permissions for my Windows partition for all to use? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 on my computer. Now, when I need to access the files on the windows side, I have to go to the device known as 240GB file system. The path to it is ...
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Upgrading current version of Ubuntu, on a multi boot system.

I find that I'm unable to upgrade the existing version of Ubuntu on my multiboot system (Windows 7 on the other half of the partition). Can I simply do a clean install from within the partition?
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Swap partition missing or not found error? How do i solve this error?

No swap partition found. I get this error all the time and i have attached the picture of it. It appears when Ubuntu 12.04 is starting and i got no idea how to solve it. I did create a swap partition ...
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When i choose installed Ubuntu(dual boot: Ubuntu with Windows 7) on Asus UX32VD laptop, it always get stuck and give me command line

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to dual boot with Windows 7 on Asus Zenbook, but every time I choose Ubuntu from grub menu, it always get stuck at this error and won't boot: Gave up waiting for ...
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Got HP 255 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre installed - how to add dual boot with Mint Debian?

I'm a newbie to Linux. I installed Mint on an old computer and liked it, I would like to dual boot my HP 255 Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with it if possible. As a complete noob when it comes to doing this, I ...
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Overwrite Vista with XP Professional and then reinstall Ubuntu

I have Vista on a laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside from the official disk. This has partly worked in that I can now surf much faster with Ubuntu which I like. Unfortunately I can ...
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Replacing XP with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my single partition with XP inside a folder (from the installer); machine is an old Lenovo desktop. I have now optimized the Ubuntu, gotten it fully set up with ...
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Booting sequence in dual boot environment - Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04

Until recently, I was able to progress without a problem in a single hard drive Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot environment. The boot menu would prompt whether one wanted to load Windows 7 or ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04 even after repairing grub with boot repair

i have a Dell inspiron pre-installed with ubuntu 12.04 , i installed windows 8 and then used boot repair from ubuntu 12.04 live usb to repair grub. but system is directly booting to windows 8. url i ...
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problem in installing XMHF on ubuntu 12.04

I am new to linux OS. According to the requirement of my project I have to install extensible Hypervisor Framework( XMHF) and then build the required hypapp over it. Grub1 is supposed to load the XMHF ...
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How to setup dual boot with two drives with two different versions of Ubuntu (v12/v14)?

I'm not sure if this is truly a Ubuntu question, as it's more of a boot question (BIOS/CMOS perhaps). I have an existing Ubuntu v12.04 on one HHD drive. I don't want to partition that drive; not much ...
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minimal bash (grub) after running boot-repair

I was last running ubuntu 12.04 dual-boot with windows XP before this problem happend: When I boot my computer, after the BIOS screen I get the command prompt of grub v1.99. I am unable to get to the ...
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can not work dual boot Ubuntu and windows

I could not boot windows 7 normally in my hard disk after installed the Ubuntu 12.04LTS, I only could boot the normal Ubuntu 12.04LTS (Linux), but could not boot recovery Linux nor windows 7, then I ...
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GRUB broken 'error: unknown partition'

So, here's the story of this problem I have my work laptop dualbooted with Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was doing preparations for a tutorial on openGL I wanted to do and I installed some ...
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Grub loader booting only Ubuntu but not windows 8?

I have windows 8 installed in C drive (by default from Lenevo) & Ubuntu I have seperately installed in another partition. When I start my computer it leads straight to the Grub loader. There I can ...
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'Flexnet detected' I Can't Startup my PC

yesterday i had a problem and and ask a question here. with the answer i got i thought i solved the problem but the it was just temporarily solution. after every restart same problem occurs. i ...
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What to do if Ubuntu 12.04 does not detect Windows 7 during installation

I am now facing a problem in installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows 7. First of all, here is my pc configuration: Intel desktop board DB75EN, Intel i-5 3450 processor, 1 TB Western Digital ...
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What is the safe way to replace Ubuntu 12.04 (installed in dual-boot with W7) with OpenSUSE 13.1?

This question is related to: How can I remove Ubuntu from my dual-boot and replace it with another distribution? Laptop: DELL XPS L502X, 64-bit existing OS: Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04 (in dual-boot) ...
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Delete Ubuntu files after Windows installation

Yesterday, I installed Windows 64bit over Ubuntu because I had troubles with syncronising my devices. So today i will install Ubuntu as a Dualboot, I just want to make sure, that all Ubuntu files are ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 Boot To Black Screen after updating Chromium?

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for 64 bit systems on a dual boot custom computer with Windows 7. It was functioning normally for at least 3 days before I noticed that Youtube videos were flickering ...
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remove 12.04 which installed by wubi and install 14.04

I have windows seven also I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. I haven't had any problem with my 12.04. Now I downloaded 14.04 32 bit and I make my flash boot able with this guide also I uninstall my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 dual-boot menu missing

i shrinked my E: drive and made a free space, i choosed "install ubuntu alongside windows 7", it installed on the free space, installing finsished but i dont have the grub menu, but ubuntu is ...
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install ubuntu 12.04 on hp 15-d038ca

I just bought a HP 15 D038CA with Windows 8.1 I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (dual boots) I follow step by step the guide found at ...
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Notebook with dual-boot [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04] fails to boot into either of them

I own a Dell Inspiron 14 with Windows 7. These days,I format my notebook and install Ubuntu 12.04 and remove Windows. The system works without any problem. Due to my University, I had to reinstall ...
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I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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How can I get my XP/UBUNTU 12.04 dual boot to shut down or suspend/ wake up properly?

Freshly installed onto a IBM Thinkcentre:(though there has been an update) restarts on shut down and wakes up from suspend with a brief whoosh of the fan and a blank screen. Things got a bit mixed up ...
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How to remove Windows 7 now I've installed Ubuntu?

Look to this link for image: I want to remove Windows 7 because now I have Ubuntu, what should I do now? Which partition is which? Thank you so much, this is the last step of sorting this out ...
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Dual Boot Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8.1, but for some reason, I can't access either. Can you guys help? Specs: HP ENVY dv7 i7 Core 8 GB RAM EDIT: I've found that it's just Windows 8 ...
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Unable to mount one of the partition of Windows from Ubuntu

My Windows is failing to start with a blue screen and when I attempt to access the C Drive from my ubuntu, I got this error :- Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $LogFile version 2.0 is ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Help for this non-tech guy [duplicate]

I would like to download Ubuntu as a solution for the end of Windows XP. I have 1GB of RAM plus 80GB of hard drive space available. I would like to try Ubuntu and not get rid of Windows XP at the ...