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Dual boot not detected after installing Linux 12.04

I just installed Linux on my laptop. It already has windows 8 installed. I created a separate 15 GB partition for linux. When I loaded up the installation CD, I just had two options, 1. Erase the disk ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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Problems in Ubuntu 12.04 installing in pre-installed Windows8 and upgraded to 8.1

From the last one month I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in windows 8.1 pre-installed (Dual Boot). I've done following things... I downloaded 'iso' images from Ubuntu website and booted through ...
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Computer failing to boot after installing Ubuntu 12.04.3, “Operating System not found”

I've been trying now for 3 weeks to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a Sony Vaio laptop. I've learnt a fair bit but am not very knowledgeable compared to a lot of people on here so please bear that in mind. ...
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176 views

Unable to install boot repair using Ubuntu live usb

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 (16 bit ) along with Windows 7 in my Lenovo Thinkpad. I was able to install Ubuntu successfully. But, after installation it asked me to restart now. I clicked on it. It ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 - no operating system found

I am struggling to finalize my attempt to run Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 on my new Sony Vaio Pro. After long hours of research I feel I am stuck. I was booting from a USB, let me outline what ...
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Can't boot after booting into windows

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. Then used Boot Repair and all was fine.The Grub boot loader showed-up and had an option to boot Ubuntu or Windows. Then I booted into windows. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on NUC intel i3 DC3217IYE

System: NUC i3, 2 hdmi ports, ethernet, no wireless. UEFI boot 2x2gb ram 30gb mSATA internal drive Ubuntu 64bit 12.04.03 Hello i am having much trouble loading an OS on my NUC. I started out ...
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Unable to boot to Ubuntu

Just got a new laptop and removed Windows 8 and installed 13.10 using LiveUSB. Initially it was booting to "No boot media" but I was able to resolve it with boot-repair. I realized some of the items I ...
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Broken Ubuntu 13.10 Installation

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and shutdown my computer and now it boots to a blank screen everytime. The only thing there is a cross shaped cursor. I can boot to terminal using ctrl+alt+f1. Boot ...
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Can't boot or see Windows 7 particition after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu earlier today and I can't see Windows 7 partition in Gparted and don't get an option to boot Windows 7 at restart. When I was installing Ubuntu, I chose "Something else" option and ...
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Ubuntu Dual Boot windows 8

I installed ubuntu 13.xxxx the latest version for desktop. I did so as a dual boot with uefi and secureboot enabled. Now I can boot into ubuntu just fine. However, I can't boot to windows 8. I have ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 13.04

Just bought myself an INTEL NUC i5 with a Intel 525 mSATA SSD 120GB. No previous OS istalled, completly empty hdd. SATA set to AHCI Installed ubuntu with no problem. "Restart computer to complete ...
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kernel panic - not syncing. No ini found. Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 dual boot

I was able to boot into Ubuntu 13.04 from a live usb and do an installation on my HP NE56R31u which came with Windows 8 pre-installed, but which I since got a tech to change to Windows 7 instead. ...
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653 views

Unable to repair boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Samsung laptop NP350E7C. It comes with Windows 8 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04. The first time I installed it with the live USB, it worked, but windows stopped working. I repaired ...
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Boot-repair doesn't work

I am a new user, and I may have completely screwed up my computer trying to install Ubuntu 13.04. I'm working from a liveUSB, and I'm pretty sure I accidentally uninstalled Windows 8 (which is what my ...
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Unable to get my computer to boot

I tried installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on my PC. However, the installation of Ubuntu crashed in between. Now I am unable to boot any of the two OS on my system. ...
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1answer
331 views

ubuntu 13.04 does not work after Windows8 update

I am using ubuntu 13.04 on my w-530 laptop. The laptop came with a pre-installed version of windows 8. I somehow managed to install ubuntu 13.04 on it and it was working very well. But, I needed to ...
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Dualboot (Win 8 / Ubuntu 13) is stuck at 'switching to clocksource'

for days I have been crawling the web for solutions to my problem, but couln't find any. Here it is: I got a new Laptop (ASUS Vivobook S200E) with Win 8 OEM preinstalled. I wanted to create a ...
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First time installing Ubuntu, now I seem to have broken Windows 8

So this is my first time installing a second OS on a PC. My tower is running Windows 8 64-bit, and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 from USB following the official instructions. My tower has 3 hard drives, ...
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538 views

Ubuntu 12.04/Win7 dual boot - Ubuntu boots fine, Win7 boots to a blue screen of death

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot alongside Windows 7 on my Lenovo Ideapad U410 for a while now. THE SHORT VERSION: At first I couldn't boot anything. This was my non-working ...
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Installing 13.04 alongside Windows 7 with RAID already in place

I have two different RAID arrays on my system already in place, 3 60GB SSD's in RAID 0, and 2 1TB HDD's in RAID 0. I installed Raring on the SSD array in a separate partition I created in GPART, but ...
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“SFS detected” - Windows Dynamic Disk help

After install of ubuntu I got a problem. I can't go to the OS selecter (Think it's called GRUB2). I tried the Boot-repair tool but got following message: 'SFS detected. You may want to retry ...
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No icons, launcher, top panel or anything else while 'Try Ubuntu' 13.04

I just got Ubuntu 13.04 to my USB and pressed 'Try Ubuntu' and that worked very well, so I decided to install. At the end of the install I got a fail message and it said something about the boot ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit installed but hangs during boot on dual-boot Win7 Pro 64-bit system

My Win7 Pro 64-bit system (8GB, 1TB, 3.2ghz Intel Xeon w3565) was working fine. I wanted to add Ubuntu 13.04. I booted from USB, selected try me, everything booted fine and I got my Unity desktop. I ...
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Installed 12.04 from CD - won't boot

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a CD on a Toshiba Portege laptop. The installation process seemed to go normally, but now when I try to boot it, it hangs at the "Toshiba Leading Innovation" screen. ...
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464 views

How to fix boot error for install on a RAID 5 configuration

I'm trying to install ubuntu onto a 6TB virtual disk (3 3TB drives in a RAID 5 configuration). I thought I had it all ready to go. But it doesn't boot. So, then I tried boot-repair, which claimed ...
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Can I re-install my OS without affecting my previous data?

I have a Dell server on which I have installed Ubuntu Server Edition. I had it running with two arrays (one RAID 1, the other a RAID 5). My system has gone bad due to me not using a power backup ...