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What is the safest way to stay current on 12.04 or 14.04, on dual boot with Windows 8?

I am using 12.04 LTS, 64bit For a while now, Update Manager has been telling me that New Hardware Support is available. When that first happened, I of course tried to install it, but encountered ...
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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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12 views

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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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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307 views

Grub Rescue after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

Current status: Cannot boot from HD at all (dualboot with win7) Cannot boot from USB either (12.04 and win7), goes to boot: prompt, do not know what to do here, wants a kernel name, same for both ...
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0answers
86 views

What is the problem in wubi.exe for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version for my Windows 7 64-Bit machine as there was no separate link on ubuntu site for only wubi.exe. The package had wubi.exe. I executed wubi.exe and on ...
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28 views

Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot issues

I am having issues with dual booting of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8. My Lenovo U400 came with Windows 7 pre-installed. Last spring, I cloned the HDD on an SSD, upgraded to 8.1 and kept the other drive ...
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59 views

Windows 7 Drive Not Showing in BIOS Boot Menue after Ubuntu Install

I've looked through many problem solving techniques for similar problems, but with my set-up it appears none of them are quite relevant. My computer is a HP Envy Phoenix with 3 drives installed: ...
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27 views

Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and then ubuntu 12.04 on separate partitions of the same drive. When I try to boot, Grub only sees "Ubuntu" and boots to 14.04. I have verified that the partition was ...
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32 views

Installing Windows after Ubuntu

I have a new laptop(it has no cd drive) with Ubuntu installed and would like to have Windows installed now as dual boot. I would like to know whether it is possible to do the same. Or do I have to ...
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1answer
43 views

Update 12.04 LTS to 14.04 on dual boot laptop with win7 already installed [duplicate]

Have 12.04 LTS on laptop with win7 as a dual boot install. Want to upgrade it to latest LTS version 14.04. So what is the best process, upgrade or do a clean install? Upgrade will be long path but ...
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2answers
24 views

How to install Windows 7 on the same partition as Ubuntu 12.04 ie. dual boot?

I have a Dell Vostro 3000 Series with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I want to keep the Ubuntu and install Windows 7 Ultimate along with it. The partition on which Ubuntu is installed is the only one ...
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0answers
20 views

Is there a way to push an OS install remotely?

I would like to be able to push an Ubuntu install (most likely 12.04) to an old iMac 5,1 2006, OSx 10.58 (Leopard, not Snow Leopard). I am wondering if it is possible to do this entirely from a ...
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1answer
29 views

I have an Ubuntu option on boot, but Ubuntu is not installed and I want to get rid of it [duplicate]

My laptop originally came with Windows 8, a while back I tried to install Ubuntu, but it didn't work so I just deleted everything. Today I did a factory reset on my laptop because I am going to sell ...
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1answer
35 views

How to extend/increase ubuntu disk space on a dual boot win7/ubuntu 12.4 [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition (un used). 20 GB - Ubuntu ...
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15 views

HOW TO uninstall ubuntu safely [duplicate]

I currently have Windows 8, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 (on my Dell Inspiron 14z pre-installed Windows 8 with Secure Boot nand UEFI mode). I had installed 12.04 LTS as a requirement for a project ...
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1answer
55 views

I have dual boot 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS, how do i remove 12.04 lts?

I had 12.04 LTS and did a dual boot with 14.04 LTS in case something went wrong with upgrading. It seems to be working fine with either version, so to remove 12.04 leaving just 14.04 LTS should I ...
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3answers
50 views

Installing 2 versions of Ubuntu on same hard drive?

I have a dilemma and I don't know what to do. Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed along side Windows 7 64 bit and everything works wonderfully. I recently started a course about ...
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2answers
118 views

Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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2answers
71 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - repeated booting problems

I have been having problems with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation (dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I install some update OR if the machine is stuck & I try to do a hard reboot, the OS never ...
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0answers
16 views

I get `error: unknow filesystem` on boot [duplicate]

I removed my Ubuntu partition, now when my laptop boots it just shows: error: unknown filesystem. I tried booting with a live CD, but I still get: grub rescue> error.
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42 views

Acer C7 will not boot into Chrubuntu - KERN-C Set as highest priority

I am trying to boot into ChrUbuntu with my Acer C7. When I run the command sudo cgpt show /dev/sda it displays KERN-C as being the highest priority (5), so I'm not sure what's wrong with my Ubuntu ...
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Remove 12.04 from Ubuntu two version dual-boot

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I installed 12.04/xfce4 using crouton, and recently just installed 14.04 - now I have 2 versions I can choose from. I do not want 12.04 on any more, how can I remove it, ...
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1answer
63 views

I can't access windows 7 dual boot with 12.04

I'm hoping it's not all gone. I have tried boot-repair -- http://paste.ubuntu.com/7780801/ I had a windows recovery partition, but I can't access that. Only Ubuntu in grub. GParted screenshot: ...
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1answer
39 views

Issue with creating partition in Windows 7 Ubuntu DualBoot

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu running on a Dual Boot in my Dell Laptop. I formatted it yesterday to do a clean install of both operating systems. I deleted all the operating system partitions. Here's ...
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1answer
103 views

I am new to ubuntu and have some questions way beyond a first timer

Back story is I was given a desktop with ubuntu 12.04 installed and the guy could not remember any of his setup(u/n pass) info. He told me to just install what os i wanted over his. When i did this ...
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1answer
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Cannot expand Ubuntu partition even though I have 22 GB of extra unallocated space

I have shrunk my Windows partition so that I can expand my Ubuntu partition. I have the following partitions: I have booted from USB and unmounted the swap partition as well. The unallocated space ...
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2answers
31 views

Move ssd drive with win7 and ubuntu 12.04 already installed to new laptop

I want to move my ssd drive that has dual boot with win 7 and ubuntu 12.04 installed to my new laptop. I'm using grub for the dual boot. I was hoping life would be easier with just physically moving ...
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1answer
43 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unable to boot - No Bootable device

I have computer that was configured to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8. When the computer was rebooted afte shut down the computer fails with following errors Checking media = Failed ...
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1answer
21 views

12.04 Dual Boot with Desktop and Server - what order to insall?

In a couple of weeks I will have a new computer with no OS installed. I want to set it up as a dual boot with Server as the default and Desktop as an option at boot time. I want to make the ...
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38 views

Can't install Ubuntu in Lenovo ideapad s300

I can install only windows 8.1 in my laptop. I tried installing Ubuntu. It is booting from pendrive. After installing I can't access it. Only I can access to Windows 8.1 How to install Ubuntu?
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1answer
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From Ubuntu, Change Default Boot OS -Dual Boot

I have a Dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu). Currently the default OS on startup is Ubuntu. I want to change the Default Boot OS from Ubuntu to Windows (Ubuntu-> Windows) i.e. on Startup Windows ...
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Windows 7 en dual boot with Ubuntu i havent' the menu

i have installed ubuntu 12 and i have this: i have installed windows 7 and i have this then i lost ubuntu i have done like in this video youtube.com/watch?v=sxZRjjPjic8 so i get ubuntu and ...
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1answer
35 views

third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
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2answers
229 views

Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot install

I have Windows 7(64 bit) installed on my system along with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to upgrade to 14.04 version of ubuntu but since I do not have a good internet connection I am unable to upgrade it using ...
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1answer
21 views

Dual boot windows 8 from a 12.04 install?

I've got a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to dual boot Windows 8 with it. Is this possible? All tutorials I can find are for the other way around.
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How do I set permissions for my Windows partition for all to use? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 on my computer. Now, when I need to access the files on the windows side, I have to go to the device known as 240GB file system. The path to it is ...
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2answers
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Upgrading current version of Ubuntu, on a multi boot system.

I find that I'm unable to upgrade the existing version of Ubuntu on my multiboot system (Windows 7 on the other half of the partition). Can I simply do a clean install from within the partition?
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Swap partition missing or not found error? How do i solve this error?

No swap partition found. I get this error all the time and i have attached the picture of it. It appears when Ubuntu 12.04 is starting and i got no idea how to solve it. I did create a swap partition ...
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106 views

When i choose installed Ubuntu(dual boot: Ubuntu with Windows 7) on Asus UX32VD laptop, it always get stuck and give me command line

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to dual boot with Windows 7 on Asus Zenbook, but every time I choose Ubuntu from grub menu, it always get stuck at this error and won't boot: Gave up waiting for ...
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1answer
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Got HP 255 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre installed - how to add dual boot with Mint Debian?

I'm a newbie to Linux. I installed Mint on an old computer and liked it, I would like to dual boot my HP 255 Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with it if possible. As a complete noob when it comes to doing this, I ...
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1answer
32 views

Overwrite Vista with XP Professional and then reinstall Ubuntu

I have Vista on a laptop. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside from the official disk. This has partly worked in that I can now surf much faster with Ubuntu which I like. Unfortunately I can ...
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1answer
75 views

Replacing XP with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my single partition with XP inside a folder (from the installer); machine is an old Lenovo desktop. I have now optimized the Ubuntu, gotten it fully set up with ...
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1answer
67 views

Booting sequence in dual boot environment - Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04

Until recently, I was able to progress without a problem in a single hard drive Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot environment. The boot menu would prompt whether one wanted to load Windows 7 or ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04 even after repairing grub with boot repair

i have a Dell inspiron pre-installed with ubuntu 12.04 , i installed windows 8 and then used boot repair from ubuntu 12.04 live usb to repair grub. but system is directly booting to windows 8. url i ...
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problem in installing XMHF on ubuntu 12.04

I am new to linux OS. According to the requirement of my project I have to install extensible Hypervisor Framework( XMHF) and then build the required hypapp over it. Grub1 is supposed to load the XMHF ...
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2answers
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How to setup dual boot with two drives with two different versions of Ubuntu (v12/v14)?

I'm not sure if this is truly a Ubuntu question, as it's more of a boot question (BIOS/CMOS perhaps). I have an existing Ubuntu v12.04 on one HHD drive. I don't want to partition that drive; not much ...
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172 views

minimal bash (grub) after running boot-repair

I was last running ubuntu 12.04 dual-boot with windows XP before this problem happend: When I boot my computer, after the BIOS screen I get the command prompt of grub v1.99. I am unable to get to the ...
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can not work dual boot Ubuntu and windows

I could not boot windows 7 normally in my hard disk after installed the Ubuntu 12.04LTS, I only could boot the normal Ubuntu 12.04LTS (Linux), but could not boot recovery Linux nor windows 7, then I ...
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1answer
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GRUB broken 'error: unknown partition'

So, here's the story of this problem I have my work laptop dualbooted with Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was doing preparations for a tutorial on openGL I wanted to do and I installed some ...