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Missing hardrive on 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu, and the only previous experience I have with linux is on Android. Today I installed 14.04 alongside Windows Vista since it's a shared computer and my brother is ...
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How to Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 in dual boot with Windows 8 in Notebook ASUS R103B X102BA AMD A4 with UEFI Securety Boot

I would like to know how to setup BIOS UEFI in my Notebook ASUS R103B X102BA AMD A4 in order it can read Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed via Unetbootin in a pendrive USB. I want to install it in dual boot ...
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windows 8 cannot boot after installation of ubuntu 14.04

after installation of ubuntu 14.04 , my windows 8.1 fails to start and shows oxc000000001, I used boot repair system wich fixed my ubuntu and it is working now but windows 8.1 is not loading :(, ...
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Mount Error on opening

I haven't used ubuntu for long time so I forgot most of command and how to fix issues. I have Dual boot , Windows 8 and ubuntu latest version I use ubuntu for my work and Windows for gaming and other ...
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Dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 14.04

I had installed Ubuntu with a dual boot mechanism. For some days i was unable to boot into Ubuntu. Windows 8 booted just fine. After some days when i switched my laptop ON, Ubuntu 14.04 booted up ...
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How to move Linux on a USB stick to a hard drive partition?

I was running Ubuntu on a USB stick for a while because my hard drive had failed. It had two partitions. I recently installed a new hard drive and installed Windows on it. I created a new partition ...
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Uninstall Windows 8.1 to run Ubuntu 14.04 as the single OS on my laptop?

From the beginning I had Windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows by shrinking a drive on Windows and installing Ubuntu by usb to the latter one. Now I want ...
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Use refind over gurb (grub starting after refind)

So im dual-booting Windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, both on a GPT partition type in a Gigabyte hybrid uefi (both were installed as uefi) When i choose windows, it boots correctly but when choosing ubuntu ...
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Recovery mode - Win7/Ubuntu dualboot

I have a dualboot Win7/Ubuntu that I set up with wubi. I forgot both my username and password. A quick google search revealed that what I wanted to do was get into recovery mode, however I mashed both ...
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Ubuntu stuck on as a uefi entry after doing efibootmgr

I have a Asus x550ca and I have dual booted it with windows. The problem is that I deleted the ubuntu partition and swap because I found ubuntu to be useless to me and there is a ubuntu entry in my ...
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EFI Boot loader problem for dualboot system with windows 8.1

I succesfully installed ubuntu 14.04 manually alongside windows 8.1 on my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga. However I did not manage to fix the booting process. So here is what I tried so far: using ...
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12.04>14.04 Upgrade leaks timestamp bug to windows partition- how best to report this?

I am unsure how to report this bug, as I don't know what facts are needed in a dual boot situation that affects both sides- one being windows. The laptop is an Toshiba running a dual core pentium. ...
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How to improve my disk partition?

I want to improve my disk partition. I get an exclamation point on one of the partitions and what is? Please explain me first and give a solution. and It does not affect me, but I would like to ...
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Cannot find Windows 8 option after dual booting with Ubuntu 12.04 in grub [duplicate]

I succeded in installing ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 but after that laptop booted to ubuntu w/o a grub selection .So I installed boot-repair to fi the problem just to find a grub menu without a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not give resolution option that Vista gives

I have a dual boot machine with Windows Vista Home and Ubuntu 14.04 just recently installed. It has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 internal graphics processor. In Vista I can set my monitor to 1280x720 ...
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Lost OS after backup of data files to external disk

Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Fujitsu laptop I was attempting to back up my Ubuntu data files only to a WD portable HDD. My previous backup files had disappeared from a straight copy and paste ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a new SSD

Hi guys I am going to install Ubuntu on a new Samsung 840 EVO 250 GB SSD and I heard it wasn't as easy as it sounds. I already know how to put a new drive in my desktop, so the only thing I need help ...
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Live USB Boot Windows 8.1

So im trying to install ubuntu to dual boot windows 8.1 on my hp pavilion. It came pre installed with windows 8.1. Before i get started here please note: I have tried with legacy mode on/off I have ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen or blinking cursor [duplicate]

I know this looks like a dupe, but I've tried every solution I could find in any other thread. I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04. I'm planning to install in a dual-boot configuration with Windows ...
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Ubuntu installation - Install ubuntu alongside windows-7 not displaying [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a few years. Recently my Laptop HDD crashed and I had it replaced. Now I have installed Windows 7 (Home 64) - the same was installed on the previous HDD. I have also been ...
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Ubuntu is my Default OS, how do I install Windows 7

My default OS is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I realise now that need to run certain windows software that can not run in the Ubuntu environment. How can I install Windows 7, so that I have a dual boot? I have ...
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Multi-Booting from Mulit-Hard Drives

Hello and thank you in advance for reading this message. I was not able to find an answer in the forum and while I'm fairly certain that someone else has had to have experienced this problem in the ...
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Has my Ubuntu been deleted?

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 as an only OS on my laptop in 250 GB out of 500 GB. I decided to install windows 7 alongside. While installing it, I chose 'unallocated 250 GB' as a location where to ...
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Can't boot from USB, why Ubuntu 14.04 in EFI mode goes directly to grub?

Ok, i installed Ubuntu 14.04 lts on a machine that formerly had Windows 8 (completely removed it) with UEFI, as far as i know, Ubuntu was installed in EFI mode, this was confirmed with some commands i ...
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Dual boot 14.04 with Windows 7on second disk (sdb), BIOS loader

I have Windows 7 on a separate disk (sdb) as it came from the factory. To protect it I disconnected it while installing Ubuntu 14.04 on the sda disk. Then I connected the sdb drive and expected to see ...
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Glitch in the Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I have a 2013 ASUS 64bit system with Windows 7 (Home Prem.) Sp1, 16GB Ram, 3.40 gigahertz Intel Core i7-4770 processor. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 from the official site. Ran MD5SUM and numbers ...
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Is the problem with my boot loader?

My system is on dual boot with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu with secure boot off and it was working perfectly.But suddenly instead of giving me the option of windows or Ubuntu boot loader,it has directly ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 do not work

After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu cannot boot anymore, I get the message below, please help me fix it as I cannot use my computer any more. I tried to install boot repair ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am wishing to duel boot Windows 7. I have my boot order to automatically boot from USB. I have an ISO of Windows 7 but no way to "burn" them to USB. I've tried ...
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purple screen when booting on lenovo G505s

I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm having the purple screen issue however even after making the nomodeset changes. It remains stuck on a purple screen. I can navigate through the menu options ...
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14.04.1 LTS 64 bit from USB does not see my windows 7 when I go to install it

I suppose this is as much a question as a heads up/warning 14.04.1 LTS only gave me the option of writing over everything on one of my windows 7 machines. If I'd pushed the wrong button and continued ...
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14.04 LTS login window is hidden until mouse pointer is moved to the right

I've upgraded from dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / Windows 7 to dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / Windows 7. Before the upgrade, when booting Ubuntu, the login window would appear as expected, waiting ...
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GRUB is not Booting Correctly

I have a PC with three hard disks. Windows 7 is installed on the first, Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on the third. After I re-booted, it went straight to Windows 7. So I tried explicitly telling my PC ...
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HDD Partition Delete Using Linux Bootable Disc: Manually From Shell/ CUI Environment

Please let me know what are the commands and their syntax for 1) display all partitions from shell 2) delete any/ all partition from shell Requirement/ Situation: In some machine there was Ubuntu ...
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grub doesn't load after installing windows8.1 [on hold]

I am using Linux mint cinnamon 16 Petra and i had a dual boot grub on it! I updated my windows 8 to 8.1 and then grub disabled and i was not able to work with mint! then i booted Linux from a DVD and ...
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Sharing Files between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8 installed on one System. I am trying to share files between these two operating systems using an NTFS Partition wich was created by Windows. I don't have trouble accessing ...
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How to install ubuntu-12.10-desktop along with windows 8 64bit [on hold]

I have hp pavilion 15 n204tx, which came with pre-installed Ubuntu OS. I formatted it and installed Win 8 64bit. and created 3 + 1(system reserve) partition. 50GB for win8 50GB for ...
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I'm unable to install Windows7 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS on 14/8/2014. Now I am trying to install Windows7 but I am getting an error. Please help me, any one . . . please.
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How to install Ubuntu on Mac Mini?

My Mac Mini crashed. I have iso file of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows machine. Can I create a bootable USB disc of Ubuntu using my Windows Machine and install Ubuntu in my Mac Mini? Your help will be ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 on 512Gb SSD GRUB Error

A client bought a Crucial MX100 SSD (Solid State Drive) 512Gb to be installed in their laptop and wanted a dual boot system with Windows 7 Professional 64-BIT on a 100Mb and 150Gb Primary Partition ...
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Install Alongside Windows option missing

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system, which I replaced with Windows 8.1. Now, I'm trying to re-install Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows. However, the installer is not detecting Windows, and the ...
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Bootable usb stick not boots

i have problem. My bootable usb stick not boots any linux distribution.. it just stop at BIOS, like before turning on OS, but it does nothing. Windows xp/7/8.1 installs boots perfectly. It stopped ...
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installation ubunto 14.01 on a different partition with windows 8.1

Please assist me. I am eager to install Ubunto 14.01 on a different partition but I do not know how to do it. I have HP with windows 7 pre-installed then I upgraded to windows 8.1 please show me how ...
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Ubuntu Boot Slow - Late Drive Access

So I just installed Ubuntu on a brand new Samsung 840 Pro SSD and have noticed that it is slower than expected. The LED access light doesn't start blinking until after 20 seconds or so have passed, ...
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Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error

at the middle of installing ubuntu on my pc I see keep seeing this error ; Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error.
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chrome os in triple boot with ubuntu (elemntary os)(ubuntu gnome) and windows 8.1

hi im wondering how to put/ install chrome os n hard drive with dual boot with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 please i need help with this. i had follow some guides from here ...
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Question about dual booting

I'm very new to Ubuntu(and any non-windows OS in general) and I'm currently running windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual-booted. I'm not the only person to use this computer, so I was wondering if it was ...
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Failed to unmount partitions

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a pen drive. I have windows 7 installed already and want to keep that installation. I have a 3TB drive that has one 2TB partition on it, so the last 1TB is ...
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Is it possible to mount a 4TB NTFS HDD?

I am new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu for the first time (14.04). I repartitioned my 160GB SDD to give 100GB to windows and 50GB to ubuntu. 1) I don't know if I even need a 6GB swap ...