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Error while installing Ubuntu with loading bubble

I am attempting to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1. I managed to get to the installation screen and partition off my drive correctly, but the menu asking where you live never appeared. It ...
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Recovering Files

Recently, I got a virus on my computer. I took it to an IT guy, and he had to backup all my files, factory reset the computer, and then put them back on again. Due to issues with windows ...
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Does the Dual-boot in secure mode works the other way?

Its a common error that users can't boot into Windows through Grub while using Secure-boot. Some "image not found" error comes up. Disabing secure-boot works though. That is when when we install ...
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black terminal and black windows area

I've install kali linux tools using katoolin and after rebooting I see some black area and the terminal is completely black and I can't see anything also I can't watch any video from my browser any ...
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Dual boot with windows 8.1 “write the changes to disks?” problem

I have a pop-up message while installing Ubuntu alongside Windows: Is it normal? If i continue is it format my entire hard disk? What should i do?
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Lenovo - Pre-installed Win 8.1 Trying to boot Ubuntu USB Live - But GRUB appears

I did what all posts said on how to install the double boot (eufi, etc etc). But i could not find one that says what to do when the Minimal Bash of Grub appears. What commands should i enter to see ...
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Cannot boot on Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and was really interested in it. I followed the tutorial on how to install it in dualboot with Windows 7 carefully, and gave it a try. Ubuntu 14.04 is booting fine with ...
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Trouble connecting to the internet in windows (dual boot ubuntu)

I'm having an original Windows 8.1 dual booted with Ubuntu 15.04. My ISP has given me IP address and other settings to access the internet through LAN cable. I've same setting in both windows and ...
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Lost files on windows partition [on hold]

Recently my Windows went crazy and didn't boot, so I installed Ubuntu 14.04. All went well until I decided to start recovering files from my windows partition like photos, music and work. I cam to a ...
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cant boot into ubuntu or kali linux after grub menu

ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219 gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check rootdelay= (did the system wait long enough?) - ...
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How do I set Ubuntu as the default OS for Chromebox/Chrome OS?

I installed ubuntu-desktop lts (14.04) on my intel Asus Chromebox using the script at: http://goo.gl/9sgchs. Everything is working great when I manually boot into Ubuntu (i.e. pressing ctrl-L at the ...
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Have Ubuntu on flashsh drive [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu to a 8 GB flash drive and I am not sure how to load it onto my PC (Acer Aspire z1800 running Windows 7)plus I don't want to lose Windows 7 and I would eventually like to have ...
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Unable to Dual Boot

I have a ubuntu 14.04 live disk and I already have widows 8.1 in my system. My system has 1Tb hard-disk. I partioned free space of 100GB to install ubuntu. But when I booted from live USB it not ...
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I have an error when installing ubuntu 14.04 through external hard drive- grub rescue mode

Basically my Windows OS on my Hard Drive is corrupt so I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC from an external hard drive (320GB). So I make a live CD and install Ubuntu after partitioning my ...
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error cannot download the metalink therefore the ISO

already downloaded the iso image of .98GB, I am using wubi to install Ubuntu but this error comes everytime.
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(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system

After initializing setup file(s) this message appears on my desktop Computer I already have Microsoft Windows seven on my Computer, and wanted to install dual operating system side by side then this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 dual boot

I have instaled Win 7 x64, and i try install Ubuntu 14.04.3 x64, i download iso and check it with md5 checksum, with Lili USB Creator create installing USB. I start with instalation but instaling ...
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Boot menu Problem

I'm new to ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu with windows 10 successfully.After reboot I have to log to ubuntu by goto boot options and choose. First time there was a 3 options. After reboot there ...
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repair ubuntu in a dual boot

It's simple. So, treat it that way.. I'm a newbie to the linux community. I recently messed up my ubuntu trusty installed along with win 7. now, i can't even log in. but it doesn't matter. All i need ...
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How do I share files between two versions of Ubuntu on different partitions?

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 onto a new partition because I need to use a program that won't run on 14.04, which is the only OS on the machine right now. Can I set things up so that files I save ...
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GRUB not appearing after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on Windows 10 dual-boot

I have recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. I tried to install Ubuntu 15.04 in dual boot configuration. PROBLEM: The system directly boots into Windows without the GRUB screen appearing. ...
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How to edit the MBR in multi Boot scenraio?

I am currently using Lenovo Y 50 laptop with multi boot: Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10. Day before yesterday, I installed the windows update and now whatever option I select in the Boot Menu while ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 reboots after login

I've installed a number of Ubuntu versions, usually as a dual boot. As a test of VMbox, I installed it on a Win7 host and installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the guest in VMbox. The installation was lengthy ...
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boot-repair crashed windows while i was trying

I tried to install windows 8.1 from dvd on ubuntu 15.04 installed first. It crashed grub2 so run boot-repair from usb. Grub was repaired and after restart there was its menu with three options: ...
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Resetting windows 10 password from Ubuntu [dual boot]? [duplicate]

I dual boot having Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yesterday I just updated my windows and after that I can not login using my password(I had my email account for windows authentication, I am able to ...
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X205TA Ubuntu 15.04 Install

Netbook ASUS X205TA Windows 8.1 Single language with Bing, 64GBeMMC Samsung, 32GB Samsung EVO MicroSDHC Class 10 UHS-1, 8GB Sandisk USB 2.0. I've been able to Try Ubuntu from USB Flash Disk, create ...
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Dual Boot: Windows 10 Screen Content appears in Ubuntu

How can this be??? I have a PC with one hard disk. I first installed Windows 10 Technical Preview (which was updated to the final Windows 10 around one month ago). After the Technical Preview of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant boot [on hold]

im from Honduras so im new here, sorry for my bad english, the problem is this: laptop: Sony Vaio S.O.: Ubuntu 14.10 dualboot with Win7 I want to boot my s.o, faster so i modify the next: sudo gedit ...
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ubuntu 15.04 install stuck with Invalid arch-independent ELF magic entering rescue mode

I tried to install ubuntu 15.04 on a windows vista PC with 2 HDD: sda= windows SATA disk with 2 partitions one being Windows vista bootable sdb= additionnal IDE disk to make trial install of Ubuntu ...
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Cannot dual-boot Kali Linux and Windows 8 [on hold]

I installed kali linux with grub dual boot with windows 8 on EFI based computer ok each time i boot into my computer it's give me 2 options I decided to delete kali partition and install ubuntu i ...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu [Dual-boot]

Hi I have installed Ubuntu onto my 2nd hard drive. During the Ubuntu installation I chose "something else" and selected the unallocated partition I created specifically for Ubuntu. I did not choose ...
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How can i manage GRUB2 to have a windows setup files on a harddrive and may be able to install, and re-install windows alongside existing UBUNTU

I have UBUNTU installed on old celeron pc with legacy bios and all partitions on /dev/sda. I wonder how can i have windows (XP or 7/8) setup files placed on some prepared partition and be able to run ...
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Dual Boot Win 7 and Ubuntu and can not get wired connection to work

Recently I decided to try out Linux and chose Ubuntu. After backing up all my files I went ahead and installed Ubuntu 15.04. I did this in a partition as a dual boot knowing my family would still want ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 10

So after reading a lot of blogs and forums I have been able to create a new partition and install Windows 10 on my Ubuntu pc. I had to install Windows 10 because I go back to school. The Ubuntu ...
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Specific questions on folder sharing and NFS

Newbie here. Just installed Ubuntu on a Windows 7 machine as a dual boot. Now here is what I want to do! I download all my movies and save them to a secondary hard drive and share them to Kodi via ...
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remove amonetize.gen

Since resently i found to be infected with the amonetize adware / malware virus on my dualboot system. (ubuntu 15.04 and windows 8.1) i hardly use windows but i have a share download disk in the ...
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Dual booting with two harddrives

I am trying to dual boot my system but frankly I have no experience with this and am getting nowhere. Here's the BootInfo summary: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12247719/ Any help and/or tips will be ...
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Grub Rescue madness after changing Partitions [on hold]

I had elementary OS and Windows 7 installed. In Windows 7 i deleted the elementary OS Partition. After rebooting i got this: error: file not found. grub rescue> So I searched the internet and ...
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Creating bootable usb stick in Ubuntu [on hold]

I am trying to install the tiny7 operating system to my xps 13 (9343). I am going to use this lightweight os to play poker games, since wine does not seem to work for bovada for me. I but the disk ...
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how to open ubuntu if /etc/passwd file is lost?

I'm a beginner in ubuntu. In my root access /etc/passwd,i have given a command cat>Passwd, and my passwd file is lost.how can i access to my ubuntu now?
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updating grub causes windows to not boot

So when I select windows 7, it bounces back to the boot loader. Only way to fix so win7 can boot is load windows install DVD and bootrec.exe to repair the mbr. Then linux wont boot, only way to fix, ...
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Dual booting ubuntu on OSX 10.10 -something wrong.

First off, I should mention that I am a n00b. I have a mid 2014 macbook pro retina display w/ 16gb of ram, 2.5ghz processor, intel iris pro graphics card. I was attempting to dual boot with ubuntu ...
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Can't boot to Windows from grub

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 on my laptop. Recently, I upgraded windows 8.1 to windows 10. As opposed to my fears of losing grub or ubuntu everything was alright, but now ...
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Installing Linux OS on wndows 10 [duplicate]

I'm a little bored of Windows 10 and as of yesterday I could no longer access my desktop so it was time to change! Does anyone has any experience with getting a Dual boot with windows 10 / installing ...
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Windows 10 upgrade leads to grub rescue, boot-repair dosen't work

I've fallen victim to windows' aggressive handling of boot-ups. I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 side by side on my PC, and after I started the upgrade to Windows 10, I couldn't boot to continue the ...
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restoring grub file

Yesterday when i restarted my computer it is showing screen with error : No bootable devices found So I am trying to restore my grub file using this guide but my boot repair doesn't have both ...
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Cannot boot 15.04 from Grub2 on UEFI

Here is how my system is set up (GPT partitioning): First 32 GB: Windows 10 Professional x64 partitions and EFI FAT partition Next 24 GB: Ubuntu 15.04 x64 root ext4 partition Next 8 GB: swap Rest of ...
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Dual Boot on Lenovo yoga 2 13

I recently installed ubuntu on a lenovo yoga 2 13 alongside the pre-installed windows 8(updated to 10). Both OS works fine, the only problem is I have to switch between lagacy(for ubuntu) and UEFI(for ...
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Is dual booting ubuntu 15.04 and windows 8.1 different from 14.04?

Do I need to change any steps in dual booting it? With windows 8.1 that is. (UEFI) I intend on doing it automatically rather than manually creating partitions.
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windows 10 not booting after Grub2 upgrade

I have two hard drive, with 3 OS: Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 10. Ubuntu 14.04 is on one drive, while Ubuntu 12.04 and Win 10 are on the second HD. [I also have some old small hd that i ...