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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

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?

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

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

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 ...
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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 was using a Windows DVD to "repair" the system. I previously had a Windows/Linux doal-boot and removed ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...