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Installation type empty on 16.04 for a dual boot

I'm trying to install a dual boot (with Window 10) on my new XPS-15 (with a SSD 256Go). Everything works well (following this tutorial) until I go on step "Installation type". Where I can't select "...
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Getting Ubuntu to boot from diffrent drive

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HDD(I have a SSD for windows and HDD for games and programs) after shrinking it and making four partitions for Ubuntu. After installation it booted into Ubuntu fine, but ...
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Difficulty faced during installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 64-bit in dual boot

I'm new to Ubuntu. After doing some research, I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS version on my laptop which has Windows 7 64-bit home edition installed. I am facing difficulty in installing ...
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Can't find Windows 10 on GRUB

I'm a linux newbie and ran into this problem when trying to install Ubuntu as dual-boot with my Windows 10. I've done that before with Windows 7, with wubi. But I read that wubi wasn't the preferred ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu(latest) and Windows 10 on Msi H170M Pro-Vdh using Msi Click Bios 5

I have recently installed Ubuntu on additional partitions on my secondary hard disk. The installation seems to have worked, but I can't find a way to actually boot to Ubuntu. Arranging the boot order ...
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Boot Failure, ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, HP Envy Notebook 15-ah100na, AMD A10 Radeon 6

intro: i am a linux (and ubuntu) newbie and i am having serious trouble getting ubuntu to run on my HP laptop, despite having apparently successfully installed alongside pre-installed windows 10... ...
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Partition not showing after fresh installation

I have just install Ubuntu in my new works station and having issue with showing up all available partitions and mount it. As I am not well experienced with Ubuntu, I am unable to understand the ...
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Dual boot Win 8 / Ubuntu loads only Win

my computer is a Sony Vaio Notebook. I used Ubuntu and Win 8 with dualboot but windows somehow managed to remove the choosing of the OS at startup. I think the bios is EFI and secureboot was disabled ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 & Ubuntu 16.04 — blank purple screen of death when booting Windows!

This is on my Dell XPS 9550 laptop with 512GB Samsung P951 NVMe SSD. I first installed Windows 10 and it boot up just fine. Then I shrinked the volume for Ubuntu and installed it via Live USB ("...
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How can I convert Ubuntu to UEFI

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 in UEFI mode alongside windows 8, which is already in UEFI mode. My partition scheme is GPT. Ubuntu is on /dev/sda5. Legacy bootloader on /dev/sda. Windows on /dev/...
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Ethernet not detected

I have Lenovo Ideapad Y700. Even though i have connected my ethernet. In my network menu Wired connections does not appear. Also I have a dual boot.So whenever i switch from ubuntu to windows. even ...
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Ubuntu/Debian on a Lenovo Ideapad 100s — Linux has issues with this laptop

I picked up an Ideapad 100s and have been trying to install Ubuntu on it. So far I have been unsuccessful to boot the Ubuntu installer. That machine comes with windows 10, uses UEFI and its setup only ...
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Triple boot won't work anymore

I installed refit on my MacBook Pro 3,1 a few years ago and went ahead to setup a triple boot OS X 10.5.8/Debian 8/Windows 7 system according to Lifehacker's instructions. I'm not totally sure if ...
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Ubuntu restart works fine but shutdown does not?

Why does my Ubuntu not shut down properly? My Ubuntu restart works fine but shutdown does not properly. I modified the grub like this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash reboot=pci" My ...
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Windows 7 screen does not shows after dual booting of my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Core i3 Laptop

I recently tried to dual boot my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Core i3 laptop (64 bit) using Ubuntu 16.4 which already had Windows 7 on installed. The process of dual booting completed successfully but when ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu as a solution to my issue

As I've posted before, Installing Windows 8.1 over Ubuntu has caused the deletion(?) of grub, and thus I cannot get into Ubuntu. I have tried both repairing grub through the command line on a Live USB,...
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My ubuntu 16.04 does not shutdown

I recently installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 7 in my pc and all the features in it are working fine but when i click on shutdown it gets stuck on the violet screen with ubuntu written on it and ...
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no grub menu after ubuntu 15.10 install : dell xps 9350

Was discussing my woes dual booting win10 and ubuntu on a new dell xps 13 9350 in this q, and thought this issue merited its own question. what I have done so far did a clean install of win 10 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 splash screen freeze

After a little while of having Ubuntu 16.04 (which I upgraded from 15.04) I keep on getting the splash screen to freeze after a few animations cycle of the dots where it end up like this: and ...
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Dual boot error: this computer has only 0 bytes disk space remaining

Trying to add Ubuntu to Windows 10 on my brand new laptop. I use a ISO-based USB created with Rufus 2.10. However, every time when I try to install Ubuntu it crashes and returns "this computer has ...
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How do I remove my Ubuntu partition from Windows 7 and reuse the space?

I am dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu, both installed on separate partitions. I don't need Ubuntu anymore. How can I remove the Ubuntu partition(s) and add the reclaimed space to my Windows 7 ...
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Add Windows 10 to GRUB OS list

I recently got a computer from school. It came with Windows 8.1 installed. I then installed another copy of Windows 8.1 (so it would use the built-in Windows Pro license) and upgraded it to Windows 10....
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Is it required to have two separate EFI partition when dual booting with Windows?

Since I already have Windows installed, there is already an EFI partition on my disk. I want to install Ubuntu on that same disk. Do I have to create a new EFI partition for Ubuntu, or can the one ...
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Attempted to Repair GRUB through live USB. Has not worked, cannot get into Ubuntu

Made a post earlier here: Installed Windows 8.1 over 7. Can't Get into Ubuntu 14.04 Essentially, Had Windows 7 on my system first, as is recommended. Afterwards, Ubuntu was installed. Now after ...
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working?

Ok so this is the first time this has ever happened to me after installing Ubuntu on many laptops. Basically I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 and everything has been working fine and ...
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Ubuntu LiveUSB doesn't recognize my Windows 8 installation

I have a laptop with UEFI (secure boot disabled) with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 along side Windows 8 on my primary hard drive, which uses GPT. I am only presented with ...
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GPT partition table problem: Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot

I hope you guys will help me get through this situation I have gotten myself into. I bought a new samsung ultra book running windows 8. I knew going into the purchase that I wanted to ditch windows ...
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Dual Boot -> Single Boot

kUbuntu and xUbuntu were installed on a laptop via Unetbootin. One must choose between the two. The owner wants to use xUbuntu exclusively. Half the drive is allocated for xUbuntu. What are the ...
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How to set Ubuntu to boot first instead of windows 10?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10, following the steps outlined in http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2015/11/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-alongside.html. However, when I boot my ...
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How to use the linux version of yumi?

On the pendrivelinux website they is a tool call yumi which you can use to create multi boot flashdrive which is supported Windows and Linux but I am having trouble with finding help on how to use the ...
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Ubuntu without disc / usb

I tried to install Ubuntu without disc / usb using wubi on a new partition but it failed (and it was only the 12.04). I'm wondering if there are some other softwares that allow to install last Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, windows 10, fast boot and hibernate

Ladies and gentlemen, hello. I've been running W10 and Ubuntu for a moment now and it's time for my annual full clean up day. Everything were more or less fine but I was a bit bothered about start up ...
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why does my windows always changes time? (dual os) [duplicate]

I have dual os (not sure if it should be called dual since it's not on the same hdd) Everytime after I switched from ubuntu back to windows 7, the time always changes. Suppose the time is 8pm now but ...
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I want to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 along with windows10 will it work and support 8gb RAM? [duplicate]

i am using windows10 32bit os (processor 64 bit)and i want to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 alongside. I had squeezed my partition and created some space for ubuntu. My bios mode is legacy. is ...
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ubuntu phone SO dual boot?

A few months ago I bought meizu Pro 5 (ubuntu edition) and I need whatsapp among other android apps. It is possible to make a dualboot or if unable to do so, as it could make a copy of the entire ...
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu/Win7/ (Ubuntu was installed first) Updating Ubuntu version to latest Format C [on hold]

I have a Dual-Boot Ubuntu/Win7/ System on my old laptop, with Ubuntu installed first, I then updated and edited my version to a text-only Linux-based version, for some reason... Now I need to Update ...
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Permission Denied updating grub as root

I bought a MSI laptop recently and I struggled to install Ubuntu. Now I have it installed and I have two problems. One of the is that I need to modify the grub file but when I try(update-grub) it ...
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Grub problems on dual boot windows 10 / ubuntu 16.04 laptop using samsung 950 pro ssd's

I have been googling like crazy to solve this issue and most of the posted solutions have failed. I am trying to dual boot an Alienware 17 R3 computer that came with Windows 10 preinstalled on a 1TB ...
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14.04 Installer crashes after selecting “install alongside Windows 8.1”

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After booting the DVD and selecting "install Ubuntu", it gives me the option of installing alongside Windows 8.1. However, after selecting that option and ...
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Why can't I use the same host name for two dual-boot OS on the same machine?

I run Win 10 (installed first) and Ubuntu 16.04 (installed second) on the same notebook. During the Ubuntu installation, I was asked to enter a host name for the computer. I tried to enter the same ...
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Ubuntu from USB Drive installs on PC but not laptop

I know this question is going to sound quite vague, but I'll try and give as much information as I can. Two days ago I was trying to install Ubuntu via USB installation on my laptop. I ran through a ...
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LAN not working for 2nd OS of 2nd HDD

I have two HDD. Let me tell you more correctly. I had one HDD where win8.1 was installed and was working fine. Now I connected 2nd HDD in different SATA port but the problem is after installing the ...
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Data loss while installing ubuntu [duplicate]

In order to install Ubuntu (along side with windows on C:/) I had to partition my D:/ disk using Ubuntu installation steps ( which initially contained data in it), so after completing the installation ...
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DELL INSPIRON 7559 - UBUNTU 16.04(DUAL BOOT) Reboot/Shutdown/Suspend Error

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10 in my new inspiron 7559(Core i5 6300HQ, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 960M 4GB DDR5). I am having a few problems. Shutdown freezes occasionally. I get error message ...
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can't partition hard drive correctly during installation

I want to install ubuntu to my pc which has windows 7 already installed. My windows has 3 partitions C:, D: and E:. During Ubuntu installation i want to delete my C: and D: drives and install ubuntu ...
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i can't mount my voulme for this i can't open my windows

I dual boot ubuntu 16.04 and windows 10 but I can't open windows and i can't open my any files even windows installed volume.I just can mount my ubuntu installed volume.please give me a perfect ...
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Accidentally wiped my hard drive during installation

Hello and thank you for any help. I have a Lenovo Yoga 11s and I wanted to try out using Ubuntu on it. I have used Linux a little bit in the past, but I would still consider myself a complete novice ...
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Why is my 16.04 LTS freezing?

So I installed 16.04 as a dual boot on my Windows 10 machine. I'll boot with Ubuntu and go about my usage and then randomly my machine will freeze, it happens quicker if I'm watching a video or ...
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Can't boot windows after both windows and linux were working together (Get Repair Windows Option)

I had both OSs working together, then I did a chown on an external HDD and can not longer boot windows. Drives: SSD 223 GiB sda1 fat32 142 MiB boot,esp (UEFI Boot) sda2 ext4 37 GiB ...
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Dual boot menu not showing after installation of Ubuntu 12.04

Before installing Ubuntu 12.04, Windows XP with three drives were there. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit in of the three drives which I've mentioned above, installation went fine but after ...