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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. After running sudo os-prober I get get only /dev/sda1:Windows Recovery Environment ...
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do i need to reinstall my Ubuntu OS 14.04LTS if it's become unstable?

I have a Compaq R4000 thats configured with a dual boot winXP/ Ubuntu 14.04. It worked fine until I decided to try to make the wireless adaptor work under Ubuntu instead of the UTP cable into my ...
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Help needed in virus scanning across dual boot SSD's (Win10 & Ubuntu 14.04)

Okay so I'm a dual boot noob and have always stuck to Windows because of games and Visual Basic. Now that I've built a new computer things are changing, I've got two hard drives for OS's, 1x Samsung ...
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Dual booting Windows 10/Ubuntu on a windows 8 pre-loaded machine

I am new to Linux world and I want start using Linux for course work (but don't want to remove windows yet and I don't want to use virtual machine). I have windows 8 pre-loaded machine (Dell XPS 15) ...
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Remove Kali Linux from dual boot with Ubuntu 15.10

So I dual booted kali linux 2.0 with ubuntu, now how do I remove kali linux from the dual boot (without losing ubuntu)? Kali Linux is on a separate partition Ubuntu Version: 15.10 -Thanks
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Remove GRUB and keep a linux system

I searched the internet for instructions on how to remove GRUB, but the only thing I could find is using windows DVD to "repair" the system. The thing is I previously had a Win/linux doal-boot and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Cannot expand Ubuntu partition even though I have 14GB of unallocated space

I have 14GB of empty space on my drive, but when I try to expand my Ubuntu partition to occupy it, it doesn't seem to recognize the space. How can I rectify this issue and claim the free space?
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 live USB not booting in pre-installed Windows 10 machine

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside Windows 10 using USB flash drive for booting. I get the following error, with all the combinations in UEFI Firmware settings I tried - initramfs: no ...
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Attempting to install Mint alongside Ubuntu, cannot add Mint to GRUB

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.10 X64 I have created and formatted a new EXT4 partition for Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Cinnamon edition of 75GB. I have downloaded "Grub Customizer 4.0.6" and I have used it ...
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Anyone successfully installed ubuntu on the 6th gen MSI GS60 ghost pro with 2 video cards?

I am OVER having to use Windows. My old MSI (GT 680R) was a perfect candidate for dual booting and I found myself in Linux far more than windows. Now I have a new MSI but am a little unsure of the ...
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Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu (UEFI mode) on a blank HDD.

My computer came with a FreeDOS. It has a 1 TB HDD and 8 GB RAM. Also, it is a 64 bit processor. Sadly the computer / laptop does not have a CD / DVD ROM drive. Fortunately, it has 4 USB ports. The ...
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Installing two ubuntu distro result in amdgpu fatal error

I am not sure someone already answered this, but I cannot find a similar situation. I have a Dell Inspiron notebook, 1TB hard disk. I did 4 partition there, meant to be: sda1 -> ubuntu-gnome 15.10 ...
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Disable Ubuntu boot menu when Windows is hibernated

I have a lot of folders in Ubuntu that are simple shortcuts of my Windows partition. I need to be able to Mount windows partition every time I load Ubuntu. Therefore, I want to disable Ubuntu access ...
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Ubuntu and windows on dual hard drives

I had windows 10 installed on a hard drive then I used my laptop to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my other hard drive because I was having problems installing it on my desktop. To get into Linux I have to ...
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Unable to access “DATA” in ubuntu after installed ubuntu alongside with window 10

I have installed ubuntu alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. The dual boot feature is ok. Only when in Ubuntu, I faced issue in accessing the "DATA" under "Devices", as shown in ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after booting into windows 10

I have Xubuntu installed on one drive and Windows 10 installed on the other one. Every time I boot into windows 10, Ubuntu won't boot up. I can only boot it up after I use the live USB, use ...
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Dual booting W7 and Ubuntu on separate hard drives.

I already have W7 on a WD hard drive, I got a Seagate hard drive I want to dedicate to Ubuntu. I popped in the disk and went to install, but a notification popped up asking me if I wanted to force ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Resize efi partition on Ubuntu / Mac system on Mac Air

My Ubuntu and Mac both boot perfectly on my Mac Air. I have about 240 GB for each. But my Ubuntu tells me my efi partition only has 6mb of remaining space. In addition, my Ubuntu sometimes freezes ...
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Install Ubuntu on my laptop that has Windows 10

My question is how to install Ubuntu 15.10 to my laptop that has Windows 10 without replacing my documents and all my information. I tried to make a boot on my USB, but my application for the boot ...
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Can't boot windows 7 after installing Linux

SOLVED Had to change the windows system partition type which was flagged as "Swap" for some reason to NTFS system type. I did this by logging into linux and changing it in the partition manager. I ...
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Moved Windows from my HDD to my new SSD - Can't boot on Ubuntu anymore

I'm right now a bit disapointed. I recently installed a new SSD in my laptop, on which I had Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dualboot). Both were so on my HDD: I allocated a partition to Ubuntu. The thing is ...
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Dual boot- Windows 8.1+Ubuntu 14.04.3->Not getting dual boot option

I had Windows 8.1 and wanted dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04.3.I followed the steps from this site and installed Ubuntu.I restarted my laptop and and I'm not getting dualboot option,it gets straight to ...
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Grub and Windows on L

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad 300. All works fine. I have dual booted this so I can use Windows 10 for some old software. When I boot I get into the grub menu. Choosing ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 along side Win 8 on an encrypted LVM partition without an alternate CD

I wanted to set up an encrypted Linux partition along side Win8 with separate root, home and swap. I read that to retain hibernate I needed to encrypt all three partitions with one pass-phrase and ...
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cannot detect windows 7 after dual boot with ubuntu 14.04

I have lenovo B570 system.It had window 7 proffesional.I dual booted it with ubuntu 14.04,at first installer crashed.next time I again reinstalled it there it shown me option to replace ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 or 10 alongside Ubuntu

I already have Ubuntu installed, newest version I believe, and would like to dual boot Windows 7 or 10 (which ever is easier). Most the guides I find are for people who have Windows and want to dual ...
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Is there a way to fill the /boot file system of Trusty, apart from a new installation?

For the second time the install from DVD hanged stuck, while the status line was saying: "Loading boot loader." The system is then not booting (black screen), and after using chroot, grub-mkconfig ...
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Extending partitions

I'm trying to extend my current Windows partition because it has too little space currently. I was triple-booting Windows Kali and Ubuntu but deleted Kali and now have 93GB left. I cannot assign it to ...
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Cannot Change the boot order in bios or F9 Anymore after installing Ubuntu

other Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) hi I have a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15 touchsmart I cannot change the boot order in the bios boot order menu ( i tried to disable the legacy ...
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Im not able to install ubuntu or Xubuntu on my Linx 1010 Tablet

im Not able to install ubuntu OR Xubuntu OS in my Windows 10 Tablet, which has Keyboard with Mouse pad. I tried the USB boot, as soon as i try to boot it from USB it displays USB boot option not ...
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How to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 10?

I've tried to install Ubuntu twice, after the first time I installed it then I restarted my laptop (as instructed) and it fails to boot Ubuntu saying Ubuntu is on low graphics mode giving me various ...
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Dual startup after formatting the Drive C

I am new to Ubuntu and I've install it within the windows 7. Later I have install windows 8.1 by formatting the whole Drive C. Now whenever I start my laptop it show windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. But I ...
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dual booting windows 8.1 with Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside windows 8.1 in my hp 15 notebook and was met by a grub loader. It wasn't installed but it always pops up when booting and it cant be accessed. So, I ...
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Windows not loading after Dual Booting windows 10 & ubuntu 15

I am a complete Newbie to Ubuntu. I had Windows 10 upgraded from Windows 7. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 15, by selecting "Something else" in the installation menu, later creating partitions for ...
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Boot Ubuntu from VHD with Windows 10

Is it possible to native boot Ubuntu from a VHD file using Windows 10? If so, how?
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Installed windows 10 on a separate HD and installed a GPU. Now Ubuntu doesn't work

I just bought another hard drive and installed windows 10 on it today. I was hoping to be able to choose between drives at boot. As soon as I installed windows 10 I also installed a GPU, as soon as I ...
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How to fix the starting up problem with two operation system?

I have installed Ubuntu & Windows 10 on my laptop in different drives. But when I start up my laptop. The option to choose system Win 10 always failed. I could only use "F12" to start ...
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Windows Install [duplicate]

Ok I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on all of my computers and want to put windows 7 back on my desk top, I boot from the cd everything looks to start normal, after clicking install windows 7 it ...
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Booting problem after installing updates

I installed Ubuntu after trying it out from a USB disk on my laptop. I made a partition for it, so it shares the HDD with windows 10. Given that at the time I did not have a fast internet connection ...
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Machin reboots during istallation

I've tried both versions now, 14.04.3 and 15.10 with the same result. No matter if I just choose to try without installation or install I'm stuck in a bootloop. Istantly after I choose one option the ...
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Windows 10 appeared in grub without installation, why?

So I have a dual boot between Xubuntu 14 and Windows 8 on my laptop, even though I very rarely boot into Windows (bought the computer second hand with pre-installed windows 8.1 enterprise edition). ...
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GRUB hang after single keyboard press

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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Double hard drive, double OS windows+ubuntu

I bought an SSD for my laptop and I moved the old one on the optical drive bay. I installed windows on my SSD and then installed ubuntu on the old one (sdb). I installed Ubuntu using manual ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Can't detect my M.2 SSD second drive

Hello I have dell 7510 with two hard drives : SSD 512 GB & M.2 SSD 512 GB. When I want to install or just use ubuntu without install, ubuntu can't detect my second hard drive (image ubuntu), but ...
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Three Drives. First with Windows 10, Second with Ubuntu, and Third of storage. Storage Driver visible from Windows but not from Ubuntu

I'm having trouble with a 3TB hard drive. Thing is complicated, so I'll explain as detailed as I can. This computer has 3 disc drives. 1 SSD and 2 HDD. -The SSD has Windows 10 installed (Legacy Bios) ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 14 LTS on my Dell 13" 7000 series 2-in-1 laptop?

I've read a number of guides attempting to explain how to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 10, but the problem I keep running into is that can't I can't even get the Ubuntu installer to start. I ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, but I can't boot into it. How can I fix this?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a USB drive, on a PC running Windows 8.1. But when I turn on my PC, I'm not presented with an option to choose to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. Instead, I'm ...
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Error during installation of Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3

My main OS is Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit). I have an 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive that I used to boot off of using the Universal USB Installer software from pendrivelinux.com. The software takes the ...
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How can i remove Ubuntu? (delete/uninstall) [duplicate]

i have dual boot system! Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Windows Xp! I want to delete the Ubuntu and use only Windows Xp, because my netbook is too old and the wifi does not work with Ubuntu! I searched for a ...