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Temporarily remove GRUB2

Have a PC with NO UEFI. Want to temporarily remove GRUB2 boot loader to fix Win10 partition (What else is new?). After fixing said SNAFU, will reinstall GRUB2 and continue using Ubuntu. Should I use ...
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Have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and have 2 problems

I installed Ubuntu recently alongside WinXP & Robolinux and whenever I start my computer I don't have the option to boot to the other systems. When the computer starts it goes straight to Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 SSD strated freezing recently

So I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-77-generic) x64 with an Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB and up until a few weeks ago everything worked fine. Now I am getting random frequent freezes specially when I am ...
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Grub 2 Problem - Removal not working!

Hello everyone, here is my problem When I boot up my computer, I go straight into Grub 2. I know that if I type exit it will quit Grub 2. But for some reason it goes back into Grub 2, and I type the ...
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Bluetooth fails to recognize device Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to my phone using Bluetooth in Windows. In case I want to connect my phone with Bluetooth in Ubuntu then I have to start Windows, ...
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Linux partion not showing in Windows

Hey i recently installed Ubuntu gnome and the partion i made for it is not showing in windows. When i go to drivers it just says my C drive is the same size as before installing windows. Is this a ...
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After installing Lubuntu in dual-boot with windows 10, I cannot access windows anymore

I installed the latest version of Lubuntu (which I also want to change to normal Ubuntu in the end) on a LENOVO ideapad (don't know how to get details on the laptop on lubuntu) but I cannot access ...
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Lost Ubuntu Boot

I installed Ubuntu besides Win 7 on Lenovo g560. Powered off with 10 second hold on start button when the Win 7 setup hadn't completed after Ubuntu had run a couple of times and installed updates ...
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How to replace current Ubuntu with an older version without harming the Windows partition?

I have currently Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my system in dual-boot mode alongside Windows 10. As I need to run an older version of OpenFOAM software on my machine, I need to replace the 15.10 with ...
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Moving from dual-boot to single

I've installed Ubuntu on a secondary HDD for dual-booting with Windows 10 on my primary SSD. I've now decided that I want to make the switch completely and have Ubuntu booting on my SSD (and removing ...
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While installing Ubuntu on a Mac, should I install it under EFI or BIOS?

While installing Ubuntu on a Mac, should I install it under EFI or BIOS? I'm using rEFInd, trying to install Ubuntu 15.10
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Option “Install alongside Windows 10” doesn't appear when installing Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a usb drive the option, 'Install alongside Windows 10' doesn't appear. Should I install it anyway, or if not, what can I do so that option appears?
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Booting from USB or DVD

I am currently taking my first Linux course so I am very new to Linux. I created a bootable USB followed the instructions to use on my MacBook. When I tried to boot up the UBS drive I was stuck at the ...
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Missing Text on Live USB

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 onto a USB I had, after having trouble getting it to boot up (Through BIOS) after I kept getting the "Missing Operating System" error, it loaded up fine. Then when the desktop ...
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Compaq CQ60-220US - Shutdown Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32BIT on my notebook and set it up for dual boot and partioned the drive on the initial install. Whenever i shut down or restart the PC doesnt power off but stays in ...
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Ubuntu and Mac OS X dual boot with rEFInd

I want to setup a dual boot: Mac OS X and Ubuntu 15.10. But I have installed UEFI Ubuntu first and after that installed rEFInd. Several questions: So how can I install Mac OS X with installed rEFInd ...
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Windows 10 has disappeared from the boot menu on a UEFI system after Ubuntu Install

Windows 10 is missing from my boot list on my UEFI machine after I installed ubuntu in an empty partition. How can I get it back? I used a liveUSB of ubuntu to install ubuntu to an empty partition I ...
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Boot Repair failed, what should I do

This is the pastebin result: https://paste.ubuntu.com/15009157/ I also got this message from the report but I don't know how to proceed with this. Can someone please explain this: The boot files ...
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How to move ubuntu installation into another system with dual boot?

After my old drive (HDD_A) with dual boot between OS X Snow Leopard and Fedora17 stopped booting up for a file corruption, I replaced it with a smaller hard drive (HDD_B) and installed Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 failed to partition the selected disk

First time installing Ubuntu, I have C: drive partition, D: drive partition, a system reserved one and 100 GB free unallocated space. I have put Ubuntu installation on USB flash drive and I am getting ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't show my Windows 7 partition

First, my PC has 2 SSD'S (128GB each) and a 1TB HDD. I first installed Windows 7 on my first SSD (C:) and with additional space on my HDD (D:). Then I made a 180GB partition on my HDD (shrink volume ...
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laptop shows no login screen Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my laptop as a dual boot. For some reason, after I select Ubuntu in GRUB, the login screen (greeter?) is not showing. The screen is completely ...
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No wifi internet connection on ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 8.1)

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with windows 8.1 but ubuntu won't connect to wifi. I am using ASUS G771JM and here is the output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' on terminal. ...
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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu does not show me the available hard drive partitions when im trying to install it on my computer. It shows me one single partition. I have the other operating system windows 7 64 bit already ...
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can i get windows 10 over unbuntu becuse i have unbuntu and i want windows back [duplicate]

hello right now I have Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to get windows 10 on it. I don't want it in a window on Linux. I want so when i turn my computer on it is there. I have the ISO right now what do i do? ...
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Grub not appearing after installing windows 10

I'm really new to the linux world. I currently have installed Elementary OS Freya (ubuntu 14.04 based). I had three partitions. One for / , one for linux-swap and one for /home, all ext4. I created ...
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Can't boot on Windows 7 after installing Kxstudio (Ubuntu 14)

I have a problem with grub Legacy that won't show windows 7. I made a boot info summary to make you understand what is going on: => Grub Legacy (v0.97) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu along with Windows 10

When I am trying to install Ubuntu(have it on a USB Drive), I am missing the 'Install alongside' option. Installer says 'This computer currently has no detected operating systems' though I have ...
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Can't find windows 7 partitions in ubuntu

Hello and thank you in advance I want to dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 but I am unable to read the partitions I created in windows. It does not give me the option to install alongside ...
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Grub-install failed

Hello I searched this up but there are so many different answers, but none seem to be the same hardware. So i have two disk, one(sda) has windows 10 installed in UEFI, the other (sdc) i want to ...
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Installing Windows 10 and deleting Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 (64 bit) installed on my laptop and I can't get rid of it. Tried making a bootable usb of windows 10, permission error. Tried looking for a solid answer to making a partition of ...
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How to install Ubuntu dual boot with MacBook Pro refind? [on hold]

I need help installing Ubuntu 15.10 on a Macbook pro. I would like it as a dual boot. Please help!
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 - But no boot menu, only booting Ubuntu

Windows 7 is installed on my first SSD. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is installed on my second SSD. But when I start my PC it only boots Ubuntu and no boot menu appears. I can not get into Windows 7 anymore. In ...
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Why windows show “An operating system wasn't found”?

I am faced with a problem where When i select windows 10 for booting in Ubuntu grub it wont boot and says no operating system found and wont boot. I am not even able to mount the windows partition in ...
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Best partition scheme on 128GB SSD and 200GB HDD?

first here are my PC specs: 2x128GB SSD 1x 1TB HDD and 16GB RAM I have already installed Windows 7 on one of my SSD's. I did a partition on the 1TB HDD with Windows disk management. So Windows got ...
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15.10 Installation error: mce [Hardware Error]

While installing Ubuntu 15.10 I chose "Something else" option. Did the required partitioning as i have dual boot with WINDOWS 10 .So far i have installed UBUNTU many a times,so no big deal. And i like ...
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Give Ubuntu more space

I just installed ubuntu Gnome, made a 20gb partition before installing but somehow there are now 2 partitions and only the one with 5gb gets used by Ubuntu how can I give ubuntu more space in this ...
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HDD overheating ubuntu 15.10

I've made a dual boot of Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 but for some unknown reason my hard drive seems to be overheating. My laptop is a Lenovo z40-70 with an intel core i3 u4030, Intel graphics HD 4400 ...
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Ubuntu Live CD Not Loading Properly - Hangs on Ubuntu Screen [on hold]

I am the second owner of a Everex Stepnote SA2052T laptop with Intel Core Duo processor, 1.6 GHz,1 GB, and American Megatrends, Inc. BIOS V 02.59. According the the labelling, it came with Windows ...
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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't show up

I've recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I've followed a video which instructed me to create free partition space and make one swap and the other /. Once the installation is completed it ...
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Still cannot load windows 10 even after using boot-repair

So i was trying to make my windows 10-pc a dual boot with ubuntu 15.10.After the installation,the windows-10 loader cannot be found in the boot menu.And so i used boot-repair.Doing it created two ...
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Dual boot issues

Lost WIN XP in dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It hangs but Ubuntu runs OK. My Fujitsu Scaleo P XP recovery CD does NOT support the Recovery Console and therefore MBR corruption cannot be eradicated ...
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15.10 - Windows 7 Dual Boot fails to show Windows option in grub after Ubuntu install

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14992455/ Windows 7 was freshly installed at the shop. I then checked the partition table type and as it was MBR guessed that Windows 7 was booting into legacy bios not UEFI. ...
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removing Windows from linux partition [duplicate]

I have installed linux and windows side by side. Now, I can't boot to windows, may be its corrupt. but linux is working fine. Can i delete Windows Partition C drive from within linud and reinstall ...
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unable to start ubuntu installation

i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside windows 10,i have it on a usb flash drive and when i boot it and click either install ubuntu or try ubuntu i get stuck at the ubuntu logo ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics ...
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ASUS N550JK - Ubuntu 15.10 install

First time here, and I know nothing about Ubuntu, but what I've found out is it won't boot, period; if I have Fast boot, Secure Boot ON and Launch CSM (for legacy OS) OFF. But, I want to get into ...
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GRUB not detecting windows partition

I am trying to install ubuntu, but it seems like it can't detect my windows partition. On the "try ubuntu" option, I want to see if it detects my windows partition. After running sudo os-prober ...
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Do I need to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS if it becomes unstable? [on hold]

I have a Compaq R4000 thats configured with a dual boot winXP/ Ubuntu 14.04. It worked fine until I decided to give a try, to make the wireless adaptor work under Ubuntu instead of connecting the UTP ...