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Unable to enter BIOS/SETUP before Grub bootloader appears

, My name's aJ. I have a Dell Inspiron 7537 w/ core-i7. I used to dual boot windows and Linux,, which was fine. However later, i ended up booting from Linux Ubuntu 16.04 and making that the only OS ...
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Unable to boot from USB on Windows after removing dual booted linux

I had previously installed elementary OS on my windows laptop and was trying to install normal ubuntu alongside it, but I kept having the issue of not being able to boot from the USB with the ubuntu ...
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What device should I put as the 'device for boot loader installation'

Right now, I am installing Ubuntu to dual boot on my PC. So, I am at the 'installation type' screen. I have already made a swap, "/", and "/home" partitions (after shrinking the volume of my hard ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 from Ubuntu 16.04

I want to know how to Dual boot windows 10 from Ubuntu 16.04 but I don't know how. I have a windows 10 flash drive to download it from.
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Installation type empty on 16.04 for a dual boot

I'm trying to install a dual boot (with Window 10) on my new XPS-15 (with a SSD 256Go). Everything works well (following this tutorial) until I go on step "Installation type". Where I can't select "...
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Getting Ubuntu to boot from diffrent drive

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HDD(I have a SSD for windows and HDD for games and programs) after shrinking it and making four partitions for Ubuntu. After installation it booted into Ubuntu fine, but ...
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Boot Failure, ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, HP Envy Notebook 15-ah100na, AMD A10 Radeon 6

intro: i am a linux (and ubuntu) newbie and i am having serious trouble getting ubuntu to run on my HP laptop, despite having apparently successfully installed alongside pre-installed windows 10... ...
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Partition not showing after fresh installation

I have just install Ubuntu in my new works station and having issue with showing up all available partitions and mount it. As I am not well experienced with Ubuntu, I am unable to understand the ...
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Ethernet not detected

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y700. Even though i have connected my ethernet. In my network menu Wired connections does not appear. Also I have a dual boot.So whenever i switch from ubuntu to windows. even ...
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Difficulty faced during installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 64-bit in dual boot

I'm new to Ubuntu. After doing some research, I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS version on my laptop which has Windows 7 64-bit home edition installed. I am facing difficulty in installing ...
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Triple boot won't work anymore

I installed refit on my MacBook Pro 3,1 a few years ago and went ahead to setup a triple boot OS X 10.5.8/Debian 8/Windows 7 system according to Lifehacker's instructions. I'm not totally sure if ...
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Windows 7 screen does not shows after dual booting of my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Core i3 Laptop

I recently tried to dual boot my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Core i3 laptop (64 bit) using Ubuntu 16.4 which already had Windows 7 on installed. The process of dual booting completed successfully but when ...
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Ubuntu restart works fine but shutdown does not?

Why does my Ubuntu not shut down properly? My Ubuntu restart works fine but shutdown does not properly. I modified the grub like this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash reboot=pci" My ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu as a solution to my issue

As I've posted before, Installing Windows 8.1 over Ubuntu has caused the deletion(?) of grub, and thus I cannot get into Ubuntu. I have tried both repairing grub through the command line on a Live USB,...
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Dual boot Ubuntu(latest) and Windows 10 on Msi H170M Pro-Vdh using Msi Click Bios 5

I have recently installed Ubuntu on additional partitions on my secondary hard disk. The installation seems to have worked, but I can't find a way to actually boot to Ubuntu. Arranging the boot order ...
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How can I convert Ubuntu to UEFI

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 in UEFI mode alongside windows 8, which is already in UEFI mode. My partition scheme is GPT. Ubuntu is on /dev/sda5. Legacy bootloader on /dev/sda. Windows on /dev/...
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Is it required to have two separate EFI partition when dual booting with Windows?

Since I already have Windows installed, there is already an EFI partition on my disk. I want to install Ubuntu on that same disk. Do I have to create a new EFI partition for Ubuntu, or can the one ...
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Dual boot error: this computer has only 0 bytes disk space remaining

Trying to add Ubuntu to Windows 10 on my brand new laptop. I use a ISO-based USB created with Rufus 2.10. However, every time when I try to install Ubuntu it crashes and returns "this computer has ...
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working?

Ok so this is the first time this has ever happened to me after installing Ubuntu on many laptops. Basically I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 and everything has been working fine and ...
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Dual Boot -> Single Boot

Kubuntu and Xubuntu were installed on a laptop via Unetbootin. One must choose between the two. The owner wants to use Xubuntu exclusively. Half the drive is allocated for Xubuntu. What are the ...
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How to set Ubuntu to boot first instead of windows 10?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10, following the steps outlined in http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2015/11/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-alongside.html. However, when I boot my ...
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Ubuntu without disc / usb

I tried to install Ubuntu without disc / usb using wubi on a new partition but it failed (and it was only the 12.04). I'm wondering if there are some other softwares that allow to install last Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, windows 10, fast boot and hibernate

Ladies and gentlemen, hello. I've been running W10 and Ubuntu for a moment now and it's time for my annual full clean up day. Everything were more or less fine but I was a bit bothered about start up ...
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I want to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 along with windows10 will it work and support 8gb RAM? [duplicate]

i am using windows10 32bit os (processor 64 bit)and i want to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 alongside. I had squeezed my partition and created some space for ubuntu. My bios mode is legacy. is ...
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why does my windows always changes time? (dual os) [duplicate]

I have dual os (not sure if it should be called dual since it's not on the same hdd) Everytime after I switched from ubuntu back to windows 7, the time always changes. Suppose the time is 8pm now but ...
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ubuntu phone SO dual boot?

A few months ago I bought meizu Pro 5 (ubuntu edition) and I need whatsapp among other android apps. It is possible to make a dualboot or if unable to do so, as it could make a copy of the entire ...
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu/Win7/ (Ubuntu was installed first) Updating Ubuntu version to latest Format C [on hold]

I have a Dual-Boot Ubuntu/Win7/ System on my old laptop, with Ubuntu installed first, I then updated and edited my version to a text-only Linux-based version, for some reason... Now I need to Update ...
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Permission Denied updating grub as root

I bought a MSI laptop recently and I struggled to install Ubuntu. Now I have it installed and I have two problems. One of the is that I need to modify the grub file but when I try(update-grub) it ...
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Why can't I use the same host name for two dual-boot OS on the same machine?

I run Win 10 (installed first) and Ubuntu 16.04 (installed second) on the same notebook. During the Ubuntu installation, I was asked to enter a host name for the computer. I tried to enter the same ...
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Ubuntu from USB Drive installs on PC but not laptop

I know this question is going to sound quite vague, but I'll try and give as much information as I can. Two days ago I was trying to install Ubuntu via USB installation on my laptop. I ran through a ...
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LAN not working for 2nd OS of 2nd HDD

I have two HDD. Let me tell you more correctly. I had one HDD where win8.1 was installed and was working fine. Now I connected 2nd HDD in different SATA port but the problem is after installing the ...
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14.04 Installer crashes after selecting “install alongside Windows 8.1”

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After booting the DVD and selecting "install Ubuntu", it gives me the option of installing alongside Windows 8.1. However, after selecting that option and ...
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i can't mount my voulme for this i can't open my windows

I dual boot ubuntu 16.04 and windows 10 but I can't open windows and i can't open my any files even windows installed volume.I just can mount my ubuntu installed volume.please give me a perfect ...
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DELL INSPIRON 7559 - UBUNTU 16.04(DUAL BOOT) Reboot/Shutdown/Suspend Error

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10 in my new inspiron 7559(Core i5 6300HQ, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 960M 4GB DDR5). I am having a few problems. Shutdown freezes occasionally. I get error message ...
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Data loss while installing ubuntu [duplicate]

In order to install Ubuntu (along side with windows on C:/) I had to partition my D:/ disk using Ubuntu installation steps ( which initially contained data in it), so after completing the installation ...
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can't partition hard drive correctly during installation

I want to install ubuntu to my pc which has windows 7 already installed. My windows has 3 partitions C:, D: and E:. During Ubuntu installation i want to delete my C: and D: drives and install ubuntu ...
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Can't boot windows after both windows and linux were working together (Get Repair Windows Option)

I had both OSs working together, then I did a chown on an external HDD and can not longer boot windows. Drives: SSD 223 GiB sda1 fat32 142 MiB boot,esp (UEFI Boot) sda2 ext4 37 GiB ...
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Why is my 16.04 LTS freezing?

So I installed 16.04 as a dual boot on my Windows 10 machine. I'll boot with Ubuntu and go about my usage and then randomly my machine will freeze, it happens quicker if I'm watching a video or ...
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Windows 10 not booting after migrating dual boot setup to SSD

I recently migrated from my old(bigger) HDD to a SSD using the guide here: How to migrate Ubuntu/Windows 7 dualboot from HDD to HDD+SSD without reinstall? I am fairly new to UNIX and therefore tried ...
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I can't mount my volume for this I can't open windows [on hold]

I dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. I can't mount my files also windows installed volume, for this I can't open Windows. What can I do now?
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Usb flash drive doesn't show up on Bios Boot Manager

I'm having some troubles with reinstalling ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E15 laptop. I made a bootable usb with Ubuntu Server on it. If I try to boot it in UEFI mode (the mode that I've already used to ...
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A dual booted windows with ubuntu doesn't load. How to make it work?

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04. I couldn't hibernate my system so I created a live bootable flash-drive and created a swap partition twice the size of my RAM and a 500Mb more just in case. The part of ...
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Error Unknown File system

After deleting the lubuntu partition and reboot my pc. i got into grub rescue I tried to do ls I got (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0) I try this commands set root=(hd0) set prefix=(hd0)/boot/grub but when ...
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My Ubuntu machine 14.04 get hanged when i start the browser [on hold]

My Ubuntu machine 14.04 hangs when I start the browser.
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Xen vs Dual-Boot for Games

friends! I'm using Ubuntu for making games, browsing net and anything I could ever do and I really like it. However, there is a little problem. My favourite game series Resident Evil doesn't run well ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu - No “Run alongside Windows” option

This is a followup of the question I posted yesterday as I was having problems even getting to the Ubuntu installation, and the answers were appreciated. I've been able to get to the process of ...
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Unable to dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10

I selected the option of running Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10. But the problem I am facing right now is that I am unable to use Windows. When I start my PC there is no option of using Windows 10.
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Bad WiFi signal [on hold]

I have dual booted Windows and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am facing wifi problems still now. The problem is the wifi signal is very poor and it shows only one nearby wifi signal only. It disconnects every 1 ...
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Computer shuts down when I close the lid

I'm using a dell inspiron laptop with dual booted ubuntu and windows10. Ever since I dual booted ubuntu, every time I close my lid for more than a few hours, my laptop shuts down. The settings are set ...
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How to reinstall ubuntu using same partitioning system

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 using the instructions here. I am a novice at the operating system and was trying to set up a VPN using the instructions from here. But I messed up mid-way and ...