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USB ports not responding at times in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at startup but works after a reboot

I have a dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. At startup USB ports not responding at times but works after a reboot.
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Solve my problem of installing Ubuntu on android. Android terminal app says that “unable to mount the loop device. How to fix it?”

My tab supports loop and i am using complete Linux installer. I downloaded Ubuntu image file Started terminal app It shows error unable to mount the loop device
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How can I get Ubuntu to load as a dual boot on an HP Envy laptop with Windows 10?

I have a new HP Envy laptop (AMD A10 processor, Radeon R6, 8GB RAM, 2TB HD) with Windows 10. I don't want to use Windows as the main OS, and want to use Ubuntu (my previous laptop was Ubuntu, and in ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10 - Ubuntu does not see my SSD

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my Yoga 900 laptop. I created an Ubuntu installation usb and can try Ubuntu just fine, but it does not appear to recognize my computer's SSD. The ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 8.4

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 on Debian system no boot option for Ubuntu after restart
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Dual Boot messed up, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.10

-- Noob Warning I had Windows 10 running and tried to install Ubuntu 14.10, took the custom partition route. Shrinked the Windows drive from 100GB to 80GB, gave 6GB to swap (RAM 4GB), and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - no GUI during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer via a dvd. After selecting "install Ubuntu" from the boot menu my monitors stop receiving a signal and go to sleep. Moving the mouse and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet cannot work using Static IP

The internet was working while I installed the Ubuntu 14.04. After updated and upgraded the system and software, the internet can not work, even though the network manager shows that the network is ...
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Grub2 Alternative [duplicate]

Is there any other bootloaders that work well for Windows 10, Ubuntu, and live ISOs? I don't have a problem with grub2, just interested in other options.
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Ubuntu does not boot - Mac OSX El Capitan

I want to boot Ubuntu 16.04 in an environment of Mac OX El Capitan. I followed Rod's answer in Dual Boot Mac El Captain along with Ubuntu 14.04 , but I am still having a problem. I disabled the SIP ...
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Live Ubuntu USB boots to black screen

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a USB stick in order to recover some files from a damaged Windows partition. I burned the image to a USB stick using Win32 Disk Imager, however Ubuntu never finishes ...
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System doesn't boot GRUB/Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu via a USB and restarting the computer it only boots windows. I checked on the BIOS and Ubuntu doesn't appear. I can boot into Ubuntu using the USB: it boots the menu: try ...
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Accidentally deleted ubuntu 14.04

To fix after accidentally deleting Ubuntu 14.04 in dual OS PC, I have followed the community forum on this site "http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/answer/Help-I-deleted-a-Linux-boot-partition". ...
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Operating system boot manager for Ubuntu 16.04

I am still new to Ubuntu, in the sense of how to go about installing and finding programs. I dually installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside my Windows 7 professional. I want to play with Ubuntu till i can ...
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Recover windows files

I was trying to dual boot windows and Yosemite OS X and accidentally formatted the windows partition instead. I started to follow this guide ( ...
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Help removing grub from dual booted Surface Pro

I had ubuntu installed on my Surface Pro 1 on a 32gb micro sd card. I ended up not using ubuntu too much on this machine, as i do all my power user processes on my desktop running ubuntu, and windows ...
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Installing in encrypted partition under EFI boot

I've been googleing for a bit and can not find an answer yet Im from a FreeBSD background, so you will have to forgive me a little I am trying to dual boot FreeBSD and Ubuntu I want to set up a ...
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Add an eSATA drive with bootable Ubuntu 16.04 to a Windows 7 UEFI dual boot PC

I have a HP Envy 700-215xt, with UEFI, and WIndows 7 on it's original 1 TB drive. I've added a 2 TB internal drive, initialized as GPT, and installed Fedora 22 on it's first 500 GB. The UEFI boot ...
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Lubuntu hangs on blue screen, but not when using VirtualBox

I have a multi disk system. One disk is Windows 10, the other Ubuntu 16.04. When using Windows 10, I often boot the Ubuntu disk using VirtualBox's "physical disk" option on a VM. I installed ...
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saving and downloading not working on chrome os-ubuntu dual boot

I have an acer c300 chromebook with a dual boot chrome os - ubuntu system, however since installing ubuntu i cannot save or download anything on chrome os. saving and downloads still work when booting ...
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How to restore unmounted ubuntu and windows partitions?

After a botched Ubuntu install (shut down during installation), my windows and ubuntu partitions are unmounted. From a live session in GParted I see that both partitions are clumped together in an ...
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Dell Inspiron 3542 b40 i5 8gb ram 1TBHD not shutting off

I've tried everything but I couldn't fix the problem. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with windows 10. Ubuntu works fine,but It gets stuck at loading screen on shutdown. Ubuntu has never froze ...
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Having BIOS+UEFI on MBR Partitioning Scheme

I have a Dell laptop with a Windows + Ubuntu dual boot configuration in Legacy boot. I wanted to try out Ubuntu in UEFI since it would boot in just about 2~3 seconds in my earlier config. So my ...
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Suggestion for dual boot configuration in ASUS G Series (G5517) laptop

I have recently purchased an ASUS G series laptop with the following configuration : 1 TB HDD, 128 GB SDD, 16 GB RAM, 4 GB NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M GPU. Windows 10 came pre-installed with it. I want ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 dual-booted system gets stuck at loading initial ramdisk when I try to boot ubuntu

I'll start off by saying that I am not a very advanced Ubuntu user. This whole thing started when I was running Ubuntu and got a notification of a unfinished update, so I started the update. However, ...
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Ubuntu Can`t Boot After Failing To Install

This is my situation: I had in my hard drive two operating systems: Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. Using a bootable USB stick, I created another partition to install in it the ...
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How Do I Change the Boot Loader to Load Ubuntu on a Different Hard Drive in Windows 10?

I've just done a successful installation of Ubuntu onto a brand new hard drive, but now I don't know how to load the Ubuntu OS. It does not show up when I boot my computer in the "Choose an Operating ...
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Windows and Linux on different HDD and no grub, possible?

I have a notebook with one SSD and one mSATA. I'd like to install Windows 10 LTSB N in the SSD and Ubuntu 16.04 in the mSATA. Can I have those two installed without Grub 2? I mean, I only want to ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...
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How do I install and duel boot windows 8 pro alongside umbuntu 16.04 ( installed first)?

I have umbuntu 16.04 installed on my Acer E5-473G-399E with a non formatted 1 T HDD
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Recovering windows [on hold]

Im new on kali linux. I've installed Kali-linux on my laptop dual boot with windows 10. But apparently my laptop boots only kali there is no option for windows boot. I divided my HDD before installing ...
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Why was I asked to create a password in order to disable secure boot on initial installation of Ubuntu 16.04?

On initial installation of Ubuntu 16.04, I checked off "Install third-party software" and, underneath it, I was prompted to check off another option which would allow the OS package to automatically ...
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Latest Version of Ubuntu Desktop burned to DVD won't start through Windows 10?

I would like to begin programming so I just got a brand new 1TB hard drive to install Ubuntu onto and downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS disc image which I then burned onto a DVD-R disc. I read on the ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't warn about low boot partition size

I've installed Ubuntu on a system where Windows 10 is already installed. Since I wanted an encrypted partition, I used the "something else" option and set up an encrypted partition and a boot ...
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Edit “Kernal Boot Parameter” from windows to install Linux

Trying to install Linux on a new think pad and getting the error: Intel_pstate: HWP enabled Then it stops loading. It seems I need to edit the boot parameter but all instructions I can find are ...
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Dual-Boot Problem with Pre-Installed Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu 14.04

I do understand similar questions already exist. Yet mine seems to be a problem that despite trying hard to address, I haven't been able to solve. Despite having a working Ubuntu LTs 14.04 ...
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Bootable pen drive 16.04 is not able to recognize by my laptop(UEFI)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop and now i want to upgrade it to 16.04 so i downloaded ubuntu 16.04 image file and i make my pen drive to bootable by using Startup Disk Creator available in ...
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Proper way of installing ubuntu AND windows 10 on a fresh machine

what is the best way to install Ubuntu and windows 10 on a fresh machine to have them on dual boot? Should I install windows 10 first and then Ubuntu? Is there a working guideline somewhere on the web ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - New install shows strange failed message

Just Installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10, install completed ok, went to re boot and got this message so thought I would type it up here incase it is relevant to any troubles I'm about to have with ...
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Installing older version on ubuntu alongside windows [on hold]

I am currently working on windows. I tried ubuntu 4.10 on virtualbox. Now i want to install it to my pc alongside windows. But i dont know if v4.10 will offer the "install alongside windows" option? ...
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Realtek sound card + dual boot windows and ubuntu = not working properly

I have some big issues with my sound card. For instance when I boot up on windows and reboot and login into ubuntu, the sound does not work anymore. I have to shutdown my laptop and turn it on again ...
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Black screen appears when trying to enter ubuntu - dual boot (windows10 - ubuntu 14.04)

I am having problem with Ubuntu again. Everything was perfect (for 1 month), after ı installed mysql 5.7.12, gtk 3.0, the problem started. when ı try to enter ubuntu A blank screen shows up. However, ...
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Crash when trying to install Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux and trying to set up a dual boot Ubuntu / Windows 10 system on a new Dell xps x8900. Each time I get midway through the boot-up process before I can even install, the system crashes ...
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Dual booting questions running linux and windows? [on hold]

Hey guys I have a few questions I currently run windows 7 and Like linux as well but the thing is I want to run both operating systems the linux operating system I want to run is the parrotsec os from ...
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SSD Compatibility MacBook Pro 2010 (6,2)

I just rebuilt this laptop (battery and HDD failure) and I went with a 1TB Samsung 850 Evo. I want to dual boot Ubuntu on it and ideally, I would like Ubuntu to really be my main operating system. I ...
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Dual-boot - grub failed to install

i am trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu. I already have win 10 installed in non uefi mode and i am trying to install ubuntu (also non uefi) on the same SSD. I do have Secure boot disabled. I ...
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I have a problem with dual boot after setup

Today I have downloaded Ubuntu but I can't use Ubuntu with windows like dual boot, for everytime I have to change boot order by hand while setuping Ubuntu I didn't prepare memory for Ubuntu by Hand it ...
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Win 10 and Ubuntu - cannot create dual boot

I'm pretty sure I did everything - turned off the fast start up, ensured first boot is cd and everything is UEFI. First install I got Ubuntu 14.04 working ok - though I did have two boxes to select ...
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Can't access Windows Partition anymore - No permissions

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongsite Windows 10. I was able to access Windows partition without any problems since today, after rebooting my compyter I can't access it anymore. A pop-up shows up ...