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dual Os and partitioning

I have a 150 gig hard drive with Ubuntu 12.10 currently installed what I want to do is format the hard disk and make three separate partitions. A 30 gig partition for windows 7, a 4 gig partition for ...
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Reinstall ubuntu dual boot windows xp [duplicate]

I got a ubuntu 10.10 dual booting with windows XP. Everything was working fine, but since 10.10 is no longer supported, i want to upgrade it to 12.10 or 12.04. In the past i have had loads of problem ...
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how to uninstall ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I felt I will get two operating systems (Windows XP installed) when I install Ubuntu 10.10 it displays only Ubuntu I'm not ...
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Dual boot Windows8 and Ubuntu10.10 using 2 separate hard drives?

Is it not possible to point Grub2 at a Windows8 install at this time? I have Win8 on the first hard drive and ubuntu10.10b64 on the second. I use the bios to switch OS at boot time. I have tried a ...
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3answers
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Removing test OS and effects on GRUB

I already dual-boot my laptop with a Windows 7 and an Ubuntu 10.10 partition. Since this is both a development and experimenting system, I made a small 15 GB partition for the purpose of trying out ...
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0answers
159 views

Setting up Ubuntu-Open Suse dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual boot with Ubuntu 11.04, OpenSUSE 11.4 and/or Fedora 15 beta. Does the order matters? I'm running Ubuntu 10.10, but I was to also test out the newest versions of ...
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Win7/Ubuntu dual booting: Black screen after reinstalling Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've been experiencing this black screen after reinstalling ubuntu in a dual booting with Windows ...
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409 views

Macbook 2,1 - Everything works except wireless! [closed]

So I've been running Ubuntu through a VM for a while, and finally decided to run it natively through BootCamp, so I installed it, and the installation went fine. As far as I can tell, everything ...
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I get a second menu on my dual boot machine after I choose Windows XP, I then have to choose again

I installed windows XP Home on a new built machine. The boot from CD was not working so to get the Ubuntu 9.04 disk to run I installed the Ubuntu 9.04 boot/autorun/start utility. The installation ...
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Dual booting on separate hard drives

I have windows XP professional installed on 1 hard drive and Ubuntu 10.10 on my second hard drive. On start up the computer completely skips the grub menu and boots straight into 10.10. I have tried ...
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How to get rid of multiple linux versions in grub boot menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove/hide old kernel versions? I've been using dual boot on my PC for some time now, to use Ubuntu along side with Windows 7. One very disturbing ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 network controller driver conflict?

Has anyone had problems with how Windows and Linux drivers configure the network card? I have a Realtek 8112L LAN Controller and am dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. After using network ...
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105 views

location of partitions in dual-boot installation

In my hard drive, the current partitions from left to right are: Small primary partition for Windows booting (1.17GB), big primary partition C: for Windows system files (116 GB), 115.8 GB unallocated ...
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How to shrink Windows partition with unmovable files in dual boot installation [closed]

To install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, I have to shrink Windows 7 partition C:. But due to some unmovable files, I cannot shrink as much as I plan by using Windows own shrinking tool. I guess many of ...
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No Grub after installing Ubuntu beside Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 alongside Windows 7, after install I receive no Grub menu ...
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Unable to boot either Ubuntu or Windows after kernel panic

Today I have been unable to boot into my Ubuntu (10.10) or Windows (7) partition. Ubuntu kernel panics on boot with the error: init: hash.c:296: Assertion failed in nih_hash_search: hash != NULL I ...
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Unable to dual-boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 10.10

I have installed Windows 7 and Kubuntu 10.10, but the boot menu isn't displayed, and the computer boots into Windows 7 directly. How to fix this?
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Boot menu doesn't show up after installing Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my shiny new ASRock Vison 3D with no apparent problems. Still I need some Windows-only software from time to time and went on installing Win7 afterwards. Now Win7 happily ...
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534 views

What's the best way to re-install Ubuntu on my dual-boot system?

I have a triple boot system with Windows,and Ubuntu 10.10, installed in that order, plus a "Data" Partition that has all my data, what I want to do is remove the 10.10, and replace 11.04 I would like ...
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930 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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Installing on Snow Leopard?

Have Snow Leopard 10.6.5 on a working MacBook Pro. Have CD of Ubuntu 10.10 amd.dmg in the CD drive. Have rEFIt. Now what?
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“BAD idea” warning when trying to recover Grub, after Windows removed it

Tried sudo grub-install on sda1 but it complained about being a BAD IDEA. I had to install windows for a work related issue so I used a separate disk (I had used it for ubuntu on this computer, but ...
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How to avoid problems when installing Ubuntu and Windows 7 in dual-boot?

I want to try out Ubuntu (and hopefully choose it as my primary OS). After looking at many versions of it in VirtualBox and from Live CD, I've finally decided to install it. So I defragmented and ...
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What can I change/investigate where the install does not complete?

I have already successfully installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop and it works fine. I attempted to get my desktop PC to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu but found that neither the 32 or 64 bit install ...
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1answer
592 views

Theme conflict on dual-boot of Ubuntu 10.10 & Fedora 14

I've recently been required to migrate to Fedora 14 for work, but am not willing to give up the awesomeness of Ubuntu. As a result, I'm now dual-booting Fedora 14 and Ubuntu Maverick with a shared ...
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laptop cannot boot without external drive after installing GRUB there

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on an external drive, Grub too. Now I cannot boot my laptop without that external device. Could there be a way to choose between Windows 7 bootloader and grub at the same ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 doesn't boot after Ubuntu install

I had windows 7 installed on my pc, then I installed Ubuntu 10.10/ During the installation process I have chosen to manually set my partitions: I set a 10GB drive for ubuntu root 1GB drive for swap ...
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How do I dual-boot with Debian?

I want to install Debian Unstable alongside Maverick but I don't want to lose my data. Also my CD drive is Broken.