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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu 10.04 (dual-boot)? [closed]

I have two operating systems windows 7(32bit) and ubuntu 10.04(32bit) (dual boot) in my PC. I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 8. But I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 10.04. I ...
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If I upgrade Ubuntu am I in danger of messing up XP installed on the same PC?

Worked fine last week. Firefox now greys out and I can't click on any menu items. Have been applying updates as they appear but have just learnt elsewhere on this site that that's a waste of time and ...
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UBUNTU 10.04 installation [closed]

I want to install ubuntu 10.04 , I have downloaded its iso file, but wubi installer is missing from it, how can i install ubuntu ? or can I use wubi of 12.04 for installation?
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Dual Boot - Grub2 not detecting Ubuntu Server (10.4, 64 bit) after installing Ubuntu Desktop (12.04)

Requirement I have a computer which runs Ubuntu 10.4.3 (64 bit server) installed over LVM and /boot filesystem and I wanted it to dual boot to Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop, 32 bit). Completed Successfully: ...
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What do i do to fix this dual boot ?error: out of disc grub rescue>

I just instaled ubuntu 10.04 to my old computer that has windows xp sp3 and a new hardrive.at the end it said it need to reboot and when it did i got this. error: out of disc grub rescue> How do i fix ...
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1answer
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How do I get 10.04 to load with rEFIt?

I installed 10.04LTS on my 2007 iMac (which already has BootCamp and Windows XP) according to the instruction listed: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation ...
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Unable to install 10.04 after removing 12.04

My laptop was dual booting Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. Recently I completely formatted my 250 GB HDD and installed Windows XP in a 5GB partition. Then installed Ubuntu 12.04 in remaining space. But ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 Battery not working (Ubuntu 10.04)

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on dell N5010 with perfect battery but it get immediately hibernate after removing power cord. battery is charing during ubuntu use.
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Setting up a dual-boot system from USB? (10.04.3 LTS)

I'm trying to setup a dual-boot configuration on my computer, and from what I understand the Ubuntu installer has the capacity to downsize Windows' partitions to make way for it's own using an option ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu as part of dual boot?

How do I completely reinstall Ubuntu without affecting the Windows partition? The way I setup my laptop is like this: Completely wiped everything using GParted from Ubuntu CD Partitioned the HDD to ...
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Recommended dual-boot partitioning for Eee PC 1015PX-MU17

My younger brother has a brand-new Asus Eee PC netbook that we'd like to dual-boot Windows 7 Starter (already installed) with Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS. I created a 32-bit LiveUSB and booted it up after some ...
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Ubuntu updated and now the option to boot into Windows XP is missing

I have a dual boot of Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows XP. After allowing Ubuntu to update itself and installing some new programs, I restarted the system, expecting an option to choose for Windows XP. ...
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Partitions for dual boot install with Windows

Following is the layout of the current partitions of my single hard drive viewed from Windows 7: C: has Windows 7 system files and my personal data; Q: for Lenovo recovery; SYSTEM_DRV: for Windows ...
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Windows 7 can't boot with Ubuntu on different hard drive

I use a dual boot with two hard disks and two OS is Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7. Windows 7 installed on the first disk, first partition. Grub is installed on a second hard disk MBR, and Ubuntu ...
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1answer
959 views

Merging /boot and rearranging grub2 entries

I have used 10.10 and now for testing purposes installed 10.04 to a separate partition. 10.10 is currently on a single partition, while for 10.04 I decided to separate /boot to a third partition. Now ...
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1answer
239 views

Dealing with three Windows partitions in dual boot installation

For dual-boot installation of Ubuntu after Windows. Quoted from ubuntuguide If a Windows boot partition exists as a second NTFS partition, it should be left alone. If there is a Windows ...
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questions about dual-boot install Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 on same hard drive

I'd like to dual-boot install Ubuntu 10.04 on the same hard drive as Windows 7 which has already been installed. As to sources on the internet: I found a website iinet about dual-boot installation ...
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GRUB2 panic: “No such partition”

I managed to install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04 (separate partitions, of course). It also installed GRUB2 onto the MBR. After discovering that there is no menu.lst anymore, I edited ...
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Grub Boot Error After Ubuntu Update

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 with dual boot to Windows XP. I put it on auto-update. It was updating grub and after a restart all it says is; error:no such device: <hex number> With a grub ...
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2answers
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Why can't I install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04?

Ubuntu 10.04 is beautiful. I love it. I am dying to install it on my PC, alongside the existing Ubuntu 8.04 (from which I write this message right now). But... it won't let me! When I reach the ...
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How to get a dual boot USB drive to work in Vista [closed]

Hey I managed with the help of a friend to get 10.04 onto a 2TB WD USB drive for dual boot but it doesn't want to work on my Vista loaded laptop. Is there a fix? i don't have the choice of erasing ...