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Does Ubuntu on my laptop still be alive on using 'reset your PC' option in windows?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have already tried for 'Refresh your PC' which failed. Windows got stuck in Automatic Repair loop. Does 'Reset your PC' option in Advanced options in ...
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How to use GRUB2 to boot system rescue CD iso saved on unmounted partation at hard drive?

I want to make a helper partition which may include a lot of rescue ISO files like 'Hiern's Boot', 'System Rescue', any live CD and Others. I started to make a partition by using the following ...
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Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
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Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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Black screen with white dash/underscore flashing when I try to install Ubuntu 12.10 from LiveUSB?

About my computer: OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit CPU: Intel Core i7 4770 @ 3.40GHz RAM: 8 GB Motherboard: Gigabyte H87-HD3 Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600 and 1024MB ATI AMD HD Radeon 7700 So, I tried ...
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updating from 12.10 to 13.10 with windows?

I would like to know if it is possible to update my current version of Ubuntu(12.10) to the latest(13.10) through windows. Apparently my current version has crashed due to some errors. i can't enter ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 12.10 post installation

Dell Inspiron 5150 Laptop Pentium 4 3.x MHz processor 1.5 GB RAM 30 GB Toshiba HD in 3 partitions: 32 MB FAT for Dell utility, 14.x GB NTFS for Win XP Pro SP2, 14.x ext4 for Linux I went through the ...
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Which Ubuntu to go with?

I'm really stuck into which Ubuntu I should choose. I'm stuck between 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10. I have used 12.10 before but wondering if that was the right choice. I'll be dual booting with Windows ...
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After installing Ubuntu 12.10, Windows 8.1 disappears from start up menu

I'm very new to Ubuntu (12.10), so I apologise if I'm not clear at any point! I had a Windows 8 (upgraded to Windows 8.1) and was fed up with it, so I converted to Ubuntu 12.10. I'd hoped to Dual ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 Problem

I dual boot with windows 7 and used to have ubuntu 13.10 but had some errors so I uninstalled ubuntu deleted the ubuntu system and wiped the logical drive I had ubuntu on. But I still wanted ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 hangs on “Ubuntu” logo screen after running Ubuntu Tweak's “Janitor” tool [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 64-bit. Previously I had no issues. Tonight I ran Ubuntu-Tweak's "Janitor", which cleaned old packages and such from my Ubuntu partition. When I rebooted, Ubuntu ...
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Unabe to install windows on a ubuntu only machine [duplicate]

I am new here and this is my first post. I have an HP laptop (Pavilion dv6000) While I was trying to dual boot Ubuntu, I was unable to install it correctly and the setup broke in the middle leaving ...
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Installed with Wubi but no session manager is show, what to do?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop to my PC (Dell Optiplex 150 Slim running Windows XP). I used Wubi installer, installing from Windows, because it won't boot from USB or CD for some reason. ...
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Files saved with Ubuntu is not visible in Windows 8

I have dual booted my laptop with ubuntu 12.10 and windows 8. When I download some file via ubuntu (e.g a pdf) and save it on a windows partition(NTFS), I do not see it through windows 8. Even when I ...
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cannot boot from usb and grub! ubuntu 12.10

I have an HP ProBook 5330m with SSD, without CD, and Windows 7. I also installed ubuntu 12.10 and have been dual booting for many months now. Something went wrong and now I can't boot my laptop at ...
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Gigabyte z68ap-d3 and ubuntu

Basically, I've been trying to install ubuntu to dual boot alongside windows 7. However, I've had strange outcomes. I first tried to install ubuntu 13.04. After problems with it, I tried ubuntu ...
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285 views

No native mode forcing panel scaling

I have Dual OS in my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Until recently, both OS were working fine, but recently, when I get the GRUB menu and choose Ubuntu, I get the following error message ...
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105 views

Ubuntu takes complete hard disk for installation without considering pre-existing partitions

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my laptop with 320 GB HD. Then, I made a partition so now I have 2 primary and 3 logical partitions (all NTFS). I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 so I used ube and ...
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275 views

Access Windows directories with dual boot

I'm using both windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on the same computer. Normally on Ubuntu I can access anything on drive Q,so I usually use that drive as a share platform between the two OS because I switch ...
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uninstalling ubuntu 12.10 with the 12.10 installer [duplicate]

I used the windows installer to install 12.10 alongside windows 7. I think its messing with windows, so i need to remove Ubuntu. As I can remember, the installer also had an uninstaller built into it, ...
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856 views

Unable to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC and the installation completed well. But now the problem is I am unable to boot Windows 8, in GRUB menu it shows both options, If I choose Ubuntu, it boots ...
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Windows 7 doesn't show up in the boot options

I have an ASUS-K55V. I had a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. The update went fine, but after the ...
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Diagnose Ubuntu 12.10 (in Dual 12.04-12.10 boot)

I find that my Acer Aspire One D270 Netbook (Intel Atom CPU, 2GB DDR3 memory) shows a blank screen with a blinking cursor if I tried booting 12.10 from the bootable USB stick. In fact once, I clicked ...
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What do I do when Ubuntu 12.10 freezes while starting up? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my mac with Mountain Lion, but whenever I decide to boot Ubuntu I can make it all the way to the log in menu but when I log in it will freeze up. I am not sure ...
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Windows XP & Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown problem

Ubuntu 12.10 for some time has not been shutting down at all. It is showing some series of numbers and call trace message (I don't know anything about this). It did not shut down even after waiting ...
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Boot Issues with 13.04 & 12.10

I have two internal hard drives. Windows 7 is on sda. Ubuntu 13.04 and 12.10 on sdb sharing a swap file. I get a lag in booting 13.04, but it does boot. The message identifies my computer and ask ...
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12.10 not booting from grub line but will boot to generic version

I am new to Ubuntu and installed it as a method to access the internet while I attempted to repair my internet connection for Windows XP SP3. Dual boot for both Ubuntu and XP worked great. Failing to ...
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Unable to extend ubuntu partiton

I'm trying to expand my Ubuntu partition, I booted up my LiveCD, opened GParted and freed some space. But when I'm trying to expand the partition, it doesn't show any free space. It does this only for ...
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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trying to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 12.10

I have been trying to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ( 64 Bit ) on a Lenovo twist notebook. I have now installed Windows 8 ( with UEFI, secure boot disabled ) and I am following the instructions ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10

I can't boot into Windows 7 from GRUB, or can't boot into Linux from Windows 7 I have 2 HDD, on 1 I have Windows 7 and on other I have Linux. Both HDD are working properly. Help me to correct dual ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 failing to boot

I'm having a problem launching Ubuntu. So I'm currently dual booting Ubuntu and Windows, and when I launch Ubuntu, the screen goes dead (not black, dead). This problem started recently, for no ...
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Two home folder. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi to all, Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10. It's very nice and I like it very much. I have a few doubts about folders, as I was previously using Windows. In Windows, I have 3 local disks C,D,E. Now ...
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Drivers corrupted after update for first time?

I had dual booted Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 7 on my Laptop. After installing I observed that the fan was on all the time, resulting in huge electricity usage. There was an alert that I had ~200 ...
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Ubuntu and Mint errno 5

There is no way I could install ubuntu right now. I have a laptop - samsung r580 I had: installed windows 7 on ntfs partition installed ubuntu 12.10 (12.04 upgraded to 12.10) - i dont remember if i ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 affecting other systems

I'm quite new to using Ubuntu. I have a dual-booted computer, running Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10. I'm planning to get an upgrade to 13.04. In terminal, I know the command is "do-release-upgrade". ...
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I need some startup help with 12.10. (Full explanation below) [duplicate]

When I startup usually I get the purple screen and it goes black for 2-5 seconds and I can log in normally. Earlier though I got the computer back from Acer after they had to replace my dead WI-FI ...
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Windows 7, Xubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 triple-double boot :)

I currently have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.10 and that is working fine. Now I want to make some free space out of Windows partition and install Ubuntu 13.04 on it. So my question is: Would that be a ...
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Ubuntu hangs on start on system that have Windows 7

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Live-USB stick on a system that have Windows 7 in Asus 1025ce, but after selecting Ubuntu in boot menu, system not started in first time and these messages ...
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problem with ubuntu 12.10 as it is not showing up in boot menu

i installed ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows 7. I alloted 25 GB for it. It installed well but when i restarted again I dont get to select Windows 7 or Ubuntu. It directly boots to Windows. When i put ...
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Dual Boot Win 8 Pro with Ubuntu 12.10

I have Win 8 Pro pre-installed on a laptop, and have a working 12.10 Ubuntu cd. The cd will run fine when I disable the secure-boot settings in the UEFI, but when I get it to try to install it from ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen after upgrading from 12.04?

I'm new to the whole linux world. I had Windows7, so in order to not to lose it I made a new partition for Ubuntu 12.04. After the installation everything was good except a huge problem, my lapto has ...
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Partitioning ubuntu 12.10 hard drive [duplicate]

About a month ago i installed ubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but i installed ubuntu on my whole 600 gb hard drive because i did not like the partition of only 30 gb that i could create from windows with ...
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Dual Boot Mac / Ubuntu Mac Single User Mode?

I have a MacBook Air running Mac Mountain Lion on one partition, and Ubuntu 12.10 on the other. Whenever it takes me to the ubuntu startup option of: Ubuntu More Ubuntu Details Mac 32-bit Mac ...
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How to write Ubuntu in boot.ini?

I have windows xp. It has ntldr and boot.ini on multi 0 disk 0 rdisk 0 partition 1 and load Windows from multi 0 disk 0 rdisk 0 partition 3 I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on second hard drive and I ...
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Purple screen after installing to external hard drive

I have Windows 7 64 on my laptop (MSI GX660). I downloaded the 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 install onto a 1GB USB drive, rebooted, and installed onto a 1TB USB external HDD. I followed this guide I then ...
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12.10 only booting when I select older kernel version

I recently installed 12.10 in a dual-boot with Windows 8 (no UEFI or anything) and all worked well until the first update. I've been having trouble with Nvidia drivers for the past couple of versions ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) and replace it with 12.10 (64-bit) without breaking my dual-boot with Windows 8?

I have a 64bit laptop running win 8 on my main partition and Ubuntu on another. My motherboard is UEFI if that makes a difference and here is my problem... The current Ubuntu install is 32-bit. Since ...
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397 views

Ubuntu 12.10 on Lenovo Z480

I bought a laptop few days ago, Lenovo Z480 with Windows 8. After some hours I could finally install dualboot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10, one thing is that I need to change BIOS setting each time I ...
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No grub menu in dual boot with Windows 7

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10, and once I restarted and changed the boot order to normal, it just went like a normal boot into Windows 7. I couldn't even select which OS I wanted to boot into. So ...