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Ubuntu theme gone wrong (Macbuntu 16.04)

So I recently downloaded ubuntu to do a dual boot with windows 8.1. Everything went perfectly fine, smooth as butter. The I went to set up ubuntu to my personal liking, which happens to be the OSX ...
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I can't boot my windows after trying to dual boot with debian

I had windows 8.1 installed on my laptop, and i tried to also install ubuntu following this tutorial: https://m.youtube.com/results?q=how%20to%20dual%20boot%20debian%20nehal&sm=3 After I ...
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16.04 (from 14.04) upgrade failure will not boot in recovery mode (at password prompt enters suspend)

Last night I was prompted to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and selected OK. This morning, normal boot results in: Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen Cannot enter terminal or get any other response, ...
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how to dual boot new lenovo laptop

I am not able dual boot my new lenovo laptop. I was able to dual boot my old computer. Please help me. I tried following a video from youtube but it didn't work. can we install ubuntu and then install ...
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UEFI boot menu items for Ubuntu and Linux Mint both launch Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 and Linux Mint 18 on separate partitions of a hard drive, with two other partitions to be mounted as /boot (one for each). The idea was to have the two systems ...
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Network adapter not working after return from Linux

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10.I am not able to connect to network after I return from Linux to Windows. I use wired connection. I see message "No connection to internet" and in ...
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Busy Box error on Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I had installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 8.1 and it has been running fine for the past 3 months and I have been using Ubuntu since then. Lately, it has been throwing Busy Box error and ...
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Is this a reasonable dual-boot partition scheme for my needs? (Ubuntu/Win10)

Linux n00b here, hoping to attempt my first dual boot Ubuntu setup alongside Windows, been reading up on the partitioning scheme for 3 days solid now and just wanted to get some second opinions on ...
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My Ubuntu 16.04 LTS crashes and reboots

The system crashes anytime but frequently (even at login). I usually have guake, firefox, gedit and file manager open at the same time. The system is newly bought less than two months old. System ...
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How can I make a 14.04 bootable NON-FLASH USB drive

I have a dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 16.04 system. I have need of a bootable Ubuntu 14.04 external/USB NON-FLASH hard drive. Most (all?) of the questions about making bootable external drives ...
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dual boot with windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a laptop with windows 10 installed (the free upgrade) and would like to install ubuntu as a secondary operating system. A dual boot system is what I have in mind. Can this be done and How?
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Problems with dual boot Windows10 and Ubuntu 16.04: GRUB doesn't show up

I have an HP Zbook with windows 10 preinstalled. I have succesfully installed Ubuntu 16.04 in it, but when booting the computer, no GRUB menu shows up and it boots directly to Windows. I have disabled ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 upgrade to Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 3 years ago and an upgrade attempt failed. The disk was configured dual-boot with Ubuntu + Windows. I tried to install an ISO file for Ubuntu 16. How can upgrade my previous ...
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Dual boot setup, cannot get into ubuntu partition

I have a laptop with a 256gb pcie ssd for windows and i added in a 2tb hard drive for linux and windows storage. I booted from my ubuntu 16.04 usb stick but when i went to install it, he installation ...
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UBUNTU stuck at shutdown after connecting to external screen

I am in deep peril as I come to you. I am writing my thesis and all hell is loose. I have tried various solutions right from installing to everything online for over 20 days now. As a result, I cant ...
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If I try to re install or repair windows does it affect the dual boot(grub)?

I have tried dual OS (Ubuntu 15.04) along with Windows 10. It was works correctly. Once I had change permissions in Ubuntu. then I tried to Resolve. But I Struggled. So I just Re Installing Ubuntu on ...
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Adding Windows to GRUB list

I had a dual boot on my PC with both Ubuntu and window 10. I had to extend my root partition since I was running out of space. Here are the partitions before extending /root/ After expanding /root ...
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 keeping previous apps and files of ubuntu 14.04?

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed along with windows 10. Now, I am not able to boot ubuntu 14.04. I don't want to lose previous apps and files that I have used. What procedure should I fellow to install ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 goes straight to grub terminal, can't install

I had previously installed Elementary OS but was having issues so I decided to switch over to Ubuntu. I cleared my partition, made my USB drive bootable with the ISO using Rufus, and rebooted while ...
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Cannot boot to Win 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 16.04.1

Before installing Ubuntu 16.04.1, my PC (Acer Aspire XC-603/Aspire XC-603) was set up with a dual boot of Win 8.1 (pre-installed) and Ubuntu 16.04. The dual boot UEFI worked fine as I was able to ...
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Unable to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 1

I want to dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.4. My Windows 8.1 installed on Legacy. I created 60 GB unallocated space. When i started Ubuntu setup (from 'Try Ubuntu' as well as 'Install Ubuntu') ...
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Ubuntu + Win 7 dual boot -> Common Partition suffers data loss

Hi I installed Win 7 (~108GB NTFS), and then added Ubuntu 16.04 64bit (~34GB ext4 + 6GB swap) on my 250GB SSD, and left around 90GB (NTFS) - D drive in a common partition where I wanted to keep my ...
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Selecting Windows 10 on grub loops back to grub

When I select Windows 10 loader from GRUB my computer reboots without booting into Windows, and I end up back at the GRUB screen again. It seems that GRUB is set to load Windows from /dev/sda2, but ...
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Can't access Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu alongside it

I recently installed Ubuntu because I loved how it works. I set it up during the installation to allow me to choose which OS I wanted before loading. I was originally running Windows 10 Education. ...
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Impossible to Run Ubuntu on Mac, Help!

this is my first time here, I´ve been tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 in my mac mini 2012 without Refit or Refind, only using the native booting, i use unebootinf to create a booteable usb, but when i ...
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“missing” Ubuntu partition

I had a laptop set up with a dual boot (Ubuntu, Windows 10) and had to send it in for repair last week. It came back today with my Windows partition intact, but Ubuntu doesn't seem to be there - I don'...
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Windows 7 won't boot after instaling ubuntu 15.04 even though I can choose in GRUB [on hold]

I installed ubuntu 15.04, and now when I choose windows 7 in wont boot, the pink screen just stays on, like it's doing something, but it takes forever, I have googled a lot, and used boot info script ...
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Installing ubuntu. I have Windows on sdd and want to put ubuntu on hdd

The problem is that my pc already had the hdd divided in 2, which is kinda great, because then one part is for storing stuff at windows and another to install Ubuntu. So atm it looks like this: http://...
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ubuntu 15.04 does not shutdown [on hold]

I am have ubuntu 15.04 dual booted with windows 10. When I run ubuntu and after using it I click on shutdown, cursor disappears but computer does not shut down. The background remains as it is. My ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu installing problem

Dual boot Ubuntu installation problem.. . . On asus laptop(windows7). 4gb ram. Hdd 320. Amd processor 3305m. 1.9ghz. I tried these versions 12.04 13.04 16.04 when the option... ""...
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Dual Boot installation in Windows

I would like to install Ubuntu in two different Machine. One is with Windows XP and another with Windows 8 (Genuine). Will the installation process be same for both machine ??
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Trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 gives a blank screen after grub showing “install Ubuntu”

I tried installing Ubuntu 15.04(later on i tried 16.04 also) alongside with my windows 10. I followed the instructions from the following link to install. Install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10 ...
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Ubuntu wont boot and shows busybox console

I use windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04.4 in dual boot.Recently whenever I try booting into ubuntu,it shows me this, ata1.00 SRST failed (errno-16) ata1.00 SRST failed (errno-16) ata1.00 SRST ...
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Grub installation failed [on hold]

I was trying to install ubuntu 16.04.1. Grub installation failed during the procedure. This is the link I got from boot repair; I need help with the next step Boot repair info
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Unable to access windows partition even after restart or shutdown in Ubuntu 15.10

I am facing great problem with the title above. I cannot access windows partition , even after restarting or shutdown. Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/hasan/Development: Command-line `mount -t "...
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/dev/sda7: clean, xxx/xxx files, xxx/xxx blocks [duplicate]

Please i need help on this issue. I installed ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 LTS versions at different occasions as triple boot on my mac pro (i.e. mac os x, windows and Linux) after sometime, the system ...
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Is there any way to install ubuntu alongside win 8 in HP laptop?

In my HP Pavilion with pre-installed win8, I had tried to install ubuntu latest version and 15.10 also many times with different ways alongside the win8 but all went in vain. I cannot understand why ...
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After installing BURG my computer no longer boots Windows.. someone please help

Ok so to start with I have an Alienware X51 R3 desktop computer. Yesterday I decided that I wanted to be able to dual-boot Windows 10 (the default OS) and Ubuntu 16.04. So to do this I freed up 40g ...
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How create bootable usb windows 10 on ubuntu 14.04-16.04 with 32 bits?

How create usb bootable windows 10? I have 32 bits and created usb windows 10 and won t boot to usb and say is not supported to boot. Running ubuntu 16.04 on acer zg5 and like to install windows 10 . ...
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Problem in connecting to cyberoam portal

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 LTS ,I want to connect to cyberoam portal of my hostel.I have installed openvpn from Ubuntu software centre.Googled about the issue which redirects to download SSL ...
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What needs to be taken care of after changing the UUID of the EFI system partition?

I need to change the UUID of my EFI partition (background: see below). After changing the UUID -- what do I need to take care of (in order not to mess up the system)? Background: After installing ...
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grub menu can't be dispalyed

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 along aside Windows 10. While booting Ubuntu is not appearing instead its directly opening the Windows os. The grub menu is not found, its hidden.
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Ubuntu 16.04/GRUB: Cannot resume hiberanted Windows 10

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on an ASUS noteboook. GRUB shows me the menus to boot Ubuntu 16.04, Windows 10 and Windows 10 Recovery. Booting Ubuntu and Window Recovery works, but when I ...
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Dual boot with 2 HDD's

I have an ASI 64bit computer with Ubuntu installed & want to install a second HDD that already has Windows 7 installed. How do I enable a Dual boot selection on start up
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Interal Hard Disk not found after installing BURG to update grub

Hello I have an Alienware X51 R3 desktop computer, it orginally came with Windows 10, but I wanted it to be able to duel boot with Ubuntu 16.04. So after successfully installing it and having the ...
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Remapping /home/ in a dual boot

I have a problem that I have almost found the solution to, but not quite. I have 2 linux operating systems on 2 partitions of my computer. I have all my stuff in the /home directory of the ubuntu side....
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No selection in Bootloader

I'm new to ubuntu. Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04LTS (as dual boot with windows 8.1) and now I'm having a problem with bootloader. When I switched on my laptop there'll no selection option for OS. ...
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Reinstalling grub2 from an ubuntu live usb

I've installed FreeBsd along with Arch and Windows in place of Ubuntu. So initially I had Ubuntu, Arch and Windows. I did something wrong and now it boots in grub menu. I've created a live ubuntu ...
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Can't boot my PC after trying a failed Upgrade

I am facing problem to boot into my PC with Ubuntu 14.04, I have windows 10 installed on another partition(its ok). I have tried to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. But, It failed to upgrade. Then I ...
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Not able to install ubuntu 16.04 alongside window 8.1

I have tried to install the ubuntu 16.04 alongside window 8.1 but it is not showing option of install alongside windows boot manager. further on selecting something else and there it is only showing ...