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windows 8.1 changes boot order

I am running dual-boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Everything works great without needing to live boot... except one problem I can't figure out. Every time I boot into Windows, it rearranges ...
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Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence

I want to become a first time Ubuntu user. I have a desktop with Windows XP running on it. Now I want to set up a multi boot. I have two hard disk drives. One 60 GB with Windows XP (we call it A). ...
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How do I find out if a configuration setting is running?

I use a High-DPI monitor on my Lenovo Yoga2 Laptop (like a retina display) so I have to change the overall font-scaling. There are many ways to set the text-scale-factor, for example dconf-editor, I ...
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I can't change the boot order!

I can go and and play with the boot orders all I want but my computer will always read my hard drive first. What do I do to get Ubuntu on my computer? Computer Info ------> ...
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Computer does not boot from DVD

I'm new to Ubuntu. My OS is XP service pack 3. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.3 32bit ISO file. I burnt it to a DVD. I put the DVD in my DVD drive and rebooted the computer. The install routine does not ...
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Loading up Ubuntu from a USB

When I try to boot Ubuntu when it gives me a choice between Windows 8 and Ubuntu, it comes up with a screen that tells me to put in the Windows Installation Disc. I started to use a USB. I ...
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How do I change the boot order to boot the disc first?

I was upgrading from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 when my laptop crashed and I was left with a wacked out version of 13.04 with no dashboard or any accessible apps. I have another live cd that was burned ...
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Makeshift Hybrid HDD setup [duplicate]

I have an idea I want to try, but just curious if it would work. I want to install Ubuntu's root folder onto a 16gb SD card and set /home to my 1tb internal drive. Is there a way to accomplish this to ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from SSD drive which cannot be selected as boot device?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bits) on an Asus S405CM-WX117H laptop (similar to this one) which features a 24GB SSD drive and a regular 500GB hard drive. I placed the / (ext4) root file ...
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How to boot from CD using GRUB?

so I have this dualboot config in my pc with ubuntu precise and win 7 running alongside. I need to reinstall win 7 since its acting a bit strange lately; but during bios my keystrokes are not ...
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UEFI and Lubuntu 12.04

Community, I'm new at Lubuntu and don't know more than a simple user - so I need someone who explains me the installation and configurations in a very simple way (and if posible in german?) My ...
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Where to install bootloader when installing Ubuntu as secondary OS?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as secondary OS on my laptop. I have Windows 8 already installed on my laptop. Now, I know how to run Ubuntu from USB drive, I created addition partition and formatted it ...
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How to change default boot disk and skip the Grub screen?

I probably did something really stupid. My primary hard drive on my laptop was getting full so I decided to install Ubuntu 12.10 on an external hard drive. When I have the hard drive plugged in, I ...
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Question About Changing the Boot Order+Advice before Installing Ubuntu

So here are my two questions: Boot Order Hi, as per the guides given in the ubuntu.com help wiki, I'm supposed to ensure that my boot order is set to give highest priority to the CD drive first ...
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Dual-boot computer won't boot without external hard drive

I have Ubuntu loaded on my external HDD. I tried to unplug the external drive so that this way I could run Windows as the default OS to boot when the computer turns on, but it gives me an error. I ...
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change boot loader order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I use windows as primary system. Last week, I installed newest Ubuntu, and I always accidentally boot in to Ubuntu when I want to ...
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How do I change the the boot default from Ubuntu to Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? 9 days ago I added Kubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) to Windows 7 on my computer. Since then I have spent ...
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How can I change the boot order (grub2)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the grub boot order for ubuntu 11.10 I saw guides of setting first operation system to boot. How can I set also the second operation system to boot?
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Boot order won't change [closed]

Well, I've tried almost everything to set my boot order to what I need it to be. But it just won't. I changed /etc/default/grub and updated grub, I used the startupmanager I even gave ...