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How to select OS during boot?

I have laptop with hdd and installed windows 7 on it. I bought ssd drive and replaced it with hdd and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. I also replaced my cd drive with hdd. So, now, at bios I can select ...
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windows 7 starting option is not comming

i installed ubuntu 14.04 along with windows 7.(dual boot) i installed windows in c drive.name OS Drive & ubuntu in d drive after making it Ext4 file system. ubuntu installed succesfuly & a ...
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Reinstall GRUB to partition?

Recently my BCD corrupted, so I reinitialised it from a LiveUSB, and added my Ubuntu partition back to it. Unfortunately the kernel isn't loading, so I thought to reinstall GRUB. The results below ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu 15.04 using sony VAIO with win 8.1 pre installed

I am new to Linux and I am recent trying to install 64-bit ubuntu 15.04 into my sony VAIO S series laptop (SVS13125CGP)with windows 8.1 pre-installed to make it a dual-boot laptop. I have tried the ...
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Can not choose Mac OS mavericks because rEFIt menu not appearing.

I recently ran software updater on Ubuntu 14.04. I rebooted for the changes to take place but this time, while starting up, I was directly taken to the Ubuntu Grub loader. Before the running software ...
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Windows 10 Boots Automatically After Installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 from a LiveUSB, and the install went well. However, my system always boots into Windows. boot-repair does not help in my case. How can I fix this? BootRepair Log
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How can I dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu on a UEFI HP notebook?

I've got an HP Pavilion Touchsmart notebook that came with Windows 8. I've upgraded to 8.1, and now I want to dual-boot an Ubuntu distribution with Windows 10. When dual-booting with Windows 8.1, the ...
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How can I use Ubuntu to recover files on an NTFS file system which is dirty?

Because my windows is having problems, I'm trying to use an Ubuntu live disk to access my Windows hard drive. So I start up Ubuntu (Without installing it) and I see that my drive can not be found, so ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox partition SCSI3(sda) format message

I dualbooted OS with windows as the main partition and linux as the "secondary partition", and a linux swap partition(7gb). However, when I am on the windows OS, I download virtualbox and an ubuntu ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after dual booting Windows 10 with Ubuntu 14.04.3

First off, i'm new to ask Ubuntu, so i'n sorry if i'm not following some formatting rule or something. Okay, so i have a desktop pc with a 1 TB hdd with Windows 10, and I ordered a 160 GB hdd and ...
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How to revert a dual boot (windows 8 & Ubuntu 15.04)

I want to reinstall ubuntu but with LTS so I can delete windows 8 and allocate my hard drive data to ubuntu
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how can I Revert ubuntu dual boot with windows 8 and retrive lost documents

I wanted to dual boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu and I mistakenly chose the wrong partition. I have lost my files and everything on my computer including the Windows installation. Is it possible to revert ...
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Windows can't see a partition after i installed ubuntu

this is my first time installing linux, i'm completely new here. I installed ubuntu on top of Windows 10. I partitioned the drives as i installed ubuntu. Ubuntu can see and access all of them. But ...
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Dual booting 14.04.3 and windows 8.1 issues

So I have a brand new Asus n550jk. I followed this guide; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOz66FC0pWU. I have converted a computer to ubuntu 14.04.3 completly before correctly, however I have never ...
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Brother DCP T300 is not responding on Windows after installing its driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 8.1 64 bits on a hard-drive and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 64 bits on another. I have initially installed my Brother DCP-T300 on Windows. After that, I installed the drivers on Ubuntu (the ...
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Grub Rescue Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion p7 1010 with 10GB RAM that's dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04. I tried upgrading Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional, and it said that it did ...
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GRUB2 shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10

This is a Q&A that I recently have figured out, so I have posted the answer below. After installing Windows 10, every time I get a kernel update or I run the update-grub2 it always shows Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 10 on UX501J

I have read several questions/answers on here and around the internet and have not been able to get a satisfying solution. I have a "signature edition" Zenbook Pro UX501J. It came with Windows 10 ...
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How to remove fedora after installing Ubuntu (from Ubuntu)?

I already have Windows 7 installed and then had installed fedora 18 alongside it. Recently, I installed Ubuntu alongside both. Now I wish to remove the space given for Fedora and merge it with Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu installation black screen everytime

I downloaded ubuntu and used the universal usb installer to put it in a flash drive. After restarting and choosing the usb from the booting menu i selected install ubuntu and after the loading screen ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.04 after Windows 10

I've got two disks with Windows 10 installed on one of them (sda). I want Ubuntu 15.04 on the other (sdb) with a grub menu to allow me to boot into either. I've attempted this previously ended up with ...
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Dual booting Win 10 / Ubuntu - Even after Boot Repair twice, it doesn't boot to GRUB

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 and as the title says, I want to dual boot this distro alongside Windows 10. Thing is, I've been having a problem with the boot order. It always goes into Windows 10 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10 UEFI GUID custom installation

I have used Ubuntu for many years and someone gave me a computer with Windows 8, later updated to 8.1 and, finally, to 10. The thing is I want to install Ubuntu LTS (14.04.3) alongside Windows 10 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 died when win 10 installed new boot sector

I have a gpt format disk uefi bios. I had ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 dual booting fine. Windows 8.1 would not install security updates unlessI also installed Wondows 10. Linux vanished and cannot ...
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 14.04.03

Although I use Ubuntu for my work, I am not that well-versed in its functioning, so please excuse any errors resulting from that. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 for the purposes of a dual boot with ...
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Installing Windows 8.1 on SSD and Ubuntu on a partition of a secondary HDD?

Currently I have 2 drives in my system, a main SSD where my Windows 8.1 copy is installed, and a 2TB storage drive for all files. My plan is to partition the 2TB hard drive into a 200gb partition ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Windows 10 - Windows' system choose screen?

Is there any option to install Ubuntu 15.04 with Windows 10, but without GRUB - with Windows' system choose screen?
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which Linux distros is suitable for learning hadoop

I am using ubuntu 14.04 booting along side windows 8 on hp pro book 450 g1, I am not able to run the hadoop successfully in it, I followed all the steps given in the apache site but some problem will ...
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Grub boot corrupted after installing Windows 10

I know this question has been asked several times but all the solutions I found googling didn't work at all. I am not sure if this is a grub issue or windows 10 issue. So, I had a disk with Ubuntu ...
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Windows 10 does not boot from GRUB

I have a problem. I have installed Windows 10 on /dev/sda1 an Ubuntu 14.04 on /dev/sda6. I use GRUB as bootloader but (I don't remember since when) when I choose Windows in the menu it does not boot ...
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Getting grub to detect ubuntu installation

I realize there are probably many questions about this topic already, however, I can't find a solution for my specific problem. I have an ubuntu gnome installation which I don't want to reinstall, ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu + Win7, Low Graphics Mode, Can't Access Terminal or GRUB

So I successfully installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 today. At first, there were no issues and everything went smoothly until I had the great idea to change the open-source ...
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windows 10 dual boot with Ubuntu

I am unable to install ubuntu on my windows-10 HP-laptop, through usb disk.The computer is unable to detect the USB while in UEFI mode(secure boot,fast boot turned off),but is detecting when in legacy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't fully charge battery with windows 8.1 dual boot

I have a Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100 dual boot windows 8.1 with ubuntu 14.04. There was no problem with installation. Normally the battery will charge to 70%. Sometimes it will charge to roughly 80% ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Boots to a blank screen after Enabling Virtualisation in BIOS

I had dual booted my pc with Windows X and Ubuntu 15.04 I happened to enable the Intel Virtualisation flag in BIOS, and found that the PC does not boot into Ubuntu as after the grub2 screen, after ...
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Dual Boot formatting partition to ntfs

I just formatted my PC and decided to install a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS following this answer I set the partitions. But somehow in the last step I couldn't format the partition ...
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An error occurred while mounting, read only [duplicate]

I've been reading a lot of posts, but none of the solutions have helped me. I only have 4-5 days of experience with any *nix systems. The problem is that everytime I boot ubuntu, it says "An error ...
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How to delete triple boot Ubuntu 14.04 Mint 17 & windows 10? [duplicate]

I have installed windows 10 ubuntu & mint on my pc now i want to remove ubuntu and keep linux mint & windows. so how to delete ubuntu? what will happen with mu GRUB & MBR if i delete my ...
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Directly booting into Windows 10 after installing Kubuntu 15.04. No Grub menu

I installed kubuntu 15.04 in UEFI mode (since my windows 10 was also installed in that mode), but instead of showing the grub menu while starting up, the system is directly booting into windows 10. ...
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Help With the grub menu

Alright here's my situation. I bought a laptop with windows 8.1 already installed in it. I dual booted it with ubuntu 15.04. It worked perfectly fine. Then i upgraded it to windows 10 and then when i ...
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My touchpad doesn´t work properly

I have a Laptop with dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, I have and ASUS X552L, and my problem is that my touchpad is crazy. I can't use it for anything because it doesn't click or move. I only ...
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Having trouble dual-booting Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) with Windows 8.1

I would like to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 for a software development environment, but I would also like to keep Windows 8.1 and my programs / media on a partition because I enjoy playing some ...
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UEFI hybrid mode win7 and ubuntu installation issue

i have HP 430G2 laptop in which windows 8 is preinstalled. I need to install dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu. In bios there are three options. legacy mode : here i can able to install windows 7 ...
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Dual boot win 10 with ubuntu

I recently installed windows 10 64 bit in my laptop. I use asus x455ld with core i3 in it. Can I dual boot my win 10 with ubuntu 14.04?
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does LVM installation erase windows which installed earlier

i installed Ubuntu in LVM installation and when i restart my computer there is no boot menu there is no windows 8. how can i fix this? and does Lvm installation erase windows 8?
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can't access my windows 8 after i install ubuntu in LVM installation [duplicate]

i have encounter this problem after i installed Ubuntu 14.04 LVM then when the installation completed i restart my computer but i can't get my windows 8 please help me?
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Having trouble in installing Ubuntu 15.04

I was trying to install Ubuntu in my system but some problem occurred as explained below. I am having elementary in my system and want to dual boot with Ubuntu. Firstly I selected my pendrive from ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 14.04

Currently I have Windows 7 installed along with Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot. Now I want to remove my Ubuntu, upgrade to Windows 10 and then fresh install Ubuntu on dual boot. I was looking for steps but ...
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'Upgraded' to Windows 10 on dual boot, and can't boot to Ubuntu partition

I recently updated my windows 7 to 10, and destroyed grub in the process. I ran Boot-Repair on a live CD and managed to get the Windows Partition back. However grub still doesn't come up for me. The ...
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Problem in booting with USB stick to install Ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso file and created a bootable USB stick using UUI. When I tried using it on my HP pavilion laptop, I am not able to make the laptop boot from USB. Am not able to ...