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12.04>14.04 Upgrade leaks timestamp bug to windows partition- how best to report this?

I am unsure how to report this bug, as I don't know what facts are needed in a dual boot situation that affects both sides- one being windows. The laptop is an Toshiba running a dual core pentium. ...
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14.04 LTS login window is hidden until mouse pointer is moved to the right

I've upgraded from dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / Windows 7 to dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / Windows 7. Before the upgrade, when booting Ubuntu, the login window would appear as expected, waiting ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 dual boot fails after distribution upgrade - no GRUB menu! [duplicate]

I have been successfully using both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 since May 2014. After performing a "Distribution Upgrade" via the update manager GUI this morning the ...
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1answer
97 views

Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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276 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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Dual Boot: Ubuntu works fine but windows crashes after memory upgrade

Ok guys so I have dell precision m4500 with an i7 quad core processor and (currently) 16gb of ram. I just upgraded my memory in my laptop (model above) from 8gb to 16gb. When I try to boot into ...
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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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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The only options from the boot CD are options 2 and 3, to erase all data or the partitions. Option 1 is grayed out, which is what ...
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1answer
24 views

Ubuntu hardware requirements nd best version

PC Processor Intel Celeron D Ram 780 mb Had disk 500gb updated sata Lg cd/DVD writer I don't know software programming can install a cd, so make it simple. Please do help I don't want to put ...
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27 views

14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition

I am trying to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 and 14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition it only finds my 12.04.
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33 views

Ubuntu 14.04 restarts computer after running GUI

First I installed 13.04 and everything was working properly. But then after upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. Sure, it's booting. I see grub2 menu. Ubuntu loading screen appears. Then GUI shows and ...
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upgrade 13.04 to 14.04 in dual OS scenario [duplicate]

I have dual OS ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 and I have Ubuntu grub. I want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without re-installing ubuntu through usb and I dont want to disturb the current scenario ...
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1answer
48 views

Upgrade install from 13/10 to 14.04

I had a windows 8.1 Intel based system running dual boot ubuntu 13.10. I proceeded with upgrade made available when I logged into ubuntu. Upgrade seemed to go OK, but upon reboot, Ubuntu was ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 froze, forced shutdown, now I boot from grub to purple screen

(First two paragraphs is for posterity sake, to determine if I'm dealing with the same problems. Skip ahead for the current problem.) Previous installations of Ubuntu had given me trouble with this, ...
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70 views

Computer Shut Off During Ubuntu 13.10 -> 14.04 Upgrade. Please Help

So my computer was originally running windows 8 when I got it and I installed ubuntu (13.04 or 13.10 i think) along side it so I could dual boot. Tonight I did the upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and my ...
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1answer
43 views

Offline Upgrade of Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I'm trying to do an offline upgrade of ubuntu without using cdrom. I tried somne of options listed in the below links : How to upgrade Ubuntu from an ISO image How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM ...
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Error In Partition

I have upgraded to ubuntu desktop 14.04 as 2nd upgrade. After upgrading it ask me to restart After restarting there is an error in disk partition & I cant load any page I using dual Operationg ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Where did my GRUB go?

I have an Asus Q200E 64-bit laptop. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 (and the older versions earlier) along with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for the last 1½ years. I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. ...
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1answer
57 views

Ubuntu doesn't boot after upgrading to 14.04

I have been using Ubuntu since December, 2013. As of now I am doing good with this OS and getting acquainted with and slowly learning in-depth file structure, etc. However yesterday there was an ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 if I have dual boot with windows 7?

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, and I would like to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 but still retain my windows 7, help! I have a DVD with the ubuntu 14.04 ISO
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1answer
369 views

Can't boot in windows 8 after upgrade to 14.04

As advised I am asking here about my problem. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 I can't boot in windows 8.1. Right away after upgrade I noticed that few of my previous options are missing in grub. Then I ...
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149 views

Problem in Updating Ubuntu 14.04, replaced Windows 8.1

And this is happening again. Even Last time when I have updated from Ubuntu Ver 12.x to 13.x, it has replaced the Windows 8 boot file with its own. And whatever I was doing (selecting option from ...
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2answers
227 views

Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 broke grub - now boots straight to Windows 8

Upgraded from a functioning dual-boot Window 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Before today at startup I option to choose Ubuntu or Windows8.1. The default was Ubuntu, and if I waited a few seconds ...
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160 views

Upgrade to 14.04 with dual boot Win8. I broke grub

So I'm new at this. It's the second time I messed up the bootloader. I upgraded from ubuntu 13 to 14 and when I boot the PC it shows: error: symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found grub ...
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1answer
169 views

Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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303 views

Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade safe for dual boot?

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 if its setup on dual boot with windows? I recently upgraded windows 8 to 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 on dual boot and now the performance seems degraded and ...
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48 views

Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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Problem after upgrade and update: one of my OS and corresponding partition disappeared!??!!!!?? :(

My field work computer's HD has 3 partitions: First: Ubuntu 12.04 lst (~80 Gb) Second: Windows XP (~50 Gb) Third: Debian (~30 Gb) Normally during booting process I can choose between the 3 OS ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after updating from Windows 8 to 8.1 [duplicate]

I was having Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 (dual-boot) on my laptop. Recently I updated Windows 8 to 8.1. From then on when starting the system I cannot see the grub (directly boots into windows). I ...
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problem installing and dual booting ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8 on dell inspiron 3537

I recently bought a windows 8 pre-installed dell laptop. I created a boot-able USB using LiLi bootable USB creator with 13.04 iso file for 64-bit (amd64) downloaded from ubuntu official site and ...
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Can I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) to 13.04 from a DVD [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a dual boot system. I upgraded my PC's motherboard to Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H motherboard. 12.04 no longer sees the network interface ! I now want to upgrade to 13.04. Is there ...
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1answer
34 views

Is it possible to upgrade Windows without affecting Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed on my computer. Even if most of the time I use Ubuntu, I would like to upgrade win7 to win8.1 (as student I have it free). I'm wondering if the ...
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1answer
59 views

How can I upgrade my Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I currently have an Acer Aspire dualbooting with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. I would like to have the advantage of Long Term Support that 12.04 provides and would like to upgrade the Ubuntu 10.10. My ...
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2answers
576 views

How to reinstate dualboot after upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I had a dual-boot setup of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. Initially the dual-boot setup asked for some tweaking as Windows 8 insisted on being UEFI started. But it worked lateron. ...
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1answer
109 views

Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 - effect on boot

I have a triple boot system: Ubuntu 12.10, Windows 7 & windows XP. When installing Ubuntu 12.10, following various on-line guides, I created a separate boot partition for Ubuntu so that the ...
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Ubuntu broken after upgrade in UEFI dual boot setup. Howto reinstall

On my Asus N56VZ notebook I have a UEFI multi boot setup with Win7, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13. This configuration has been working fine, so far. However, a few days ago I decided to upgrade Ubuntu ...
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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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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 can't boot after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 without inserting a random remote disk/harddrive

The problem is so weird. I upgraded my laptop from 13.04 to 13.10. The upgrade went smoothly and I restarted the machine as required when the upgrade finished. After the restart, the grub menu was ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing on splash screen (boot screen) after upgrade from 13.04

I just updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using the built in update software. After the restart it asked me to do, the system is stuck, frozen on the splash screen (ubuntu logo with all circles orange, ...
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545 views

Upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using bootable USB alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using a bootable USB? S I have a laptop, this is dual boot, Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. I want to upgrade to 13.04 using bootable USB.
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 10 to 13.04 while maintaining Windows 7 dual boot

I have installed windows 7 and I have overwritten the GRUB with Ubuntu 10's GRUB. When I attempt to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04, it presents me with two options: 1. Remove Ubuntu 10 2. Upgrade ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu to 13.04 from 12.10 on dual-boot laptop [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 ? I booted from the 13.04 installation CD but I couldn't do the upgrade (no upgrade option was displayed). I have a laptop with a Windows 7 ...
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437 views

after update (13.04) ended up with a grub.cfg that grub says has invalid commands

Installed ubuntu 12.10 on a Asus vivobook (X202E, but many similar models around) by resizing the original windows8 partition, disabled safeboot, and installed in EFI mode. this is my Partition table ...
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How to update Ubuntu on a dual boot system without internet connection?

I have windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.4 on my Lenovo G580. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04 without removing windows is it possible? Just to add WIFI/LAN do not work with Ubuntu 10.4 on my laptop due ...
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229 views

updating ubuntu while dual booting with windows 8

i have a machine that has windows8 preinstalled,i dual booted ubuntu 13.04 with it and everything is working fine, im a bit new to linux so had a few doubts.. when 13.10 /14.04 LTS is released, how ...
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1answer
414 views

Updating to Ubuntu Studio

I would like to install Ubuntu Studio on my computer which has currently a dual boot Ubuntu_13.04/Windows_7. Surfing in the internet I saw that it is possible to upgrade Ubuntu to Ubuntu Studio. The ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04 using minimal cd [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from 11.10. I don't have a CPU that supports pae, and from what I uderstood, that means I have to use the minimal cd. I am running a dual boot with windows XP,and I ...
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1answer
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Can I Install Ubuntu on a older laptop with a intel pentium processor (which doesn't have pae)?

I currently have Ubuntu 11.10, and I finally decided to upgrade. So I downloaded the .iso file from the site (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit), and put it on a 2gb thumb drive. I booted from the thumb drive, and ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 with live USB on dual boot system

I have dual boot Win7/Ubuntu 12.10. I have a 13.04 live USB. How can I upgrade the 12.10 install from the live USB? I read previous questions here that answer this question - they all say that the ...