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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 10 not booting after migrating dual boot setup to SSD

I recently migrated from my old(bigger) HDD to a SSD using the guide here: How to migrate Ubuntu/Windows 7 dualboot from HDD to HDD+SSD without reinstall? I am fairly new to UNIX and therefore tried ...
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I can't mount my volume for this I can't open windows [closed]

I dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. I can't mount my files also windows installed volume, for this I can't open Windows. What can I do now?
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Usb flash drive doesn't show up on Bios Boot Manager

I'm having some troubles with reinstalling ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E15 laptop. I made a bootable usb with Ubuntu Server on it. If I try to boot it in UEFI mode (the mode that I've already used to ...
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A dual booted windows with ubuntu doesn't load. How to make it work?

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04. I couldn't hibernate my system so I created a live bootable flash-drive and created a swap partition twice the size of my RAM and a 500Mb more just in case. The part of ...
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Error Unknown File system

After deleting the lubuntu partition and reboot my pc. i got into grub rescue I tried to do ls I got (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0) I try this commands set root=(hd0) set prefix=(hd0)/boot/grub but when ...
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My Ubuntu machine 14.04 get hanged when i start the browser [closed]

My Ubuntu machine 14.04 hangs when I start the browser.
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Xen vs Dual-Boot for Games

friends! I'm using Ubuntu for making games, browsing net and anything I could ever do and I really like it. However, there is a little problem. My favourite game series Resident Evil doesn't run well ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu - No “Run alongside Windows” option

This is a followup of the question I posted yesterday as I was having problems even getting to the Ubuntu installation, and the answers were appreciated. I've been able to get to the process of ...
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Unable to dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10

I selected the option of running Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10. But the problem I am facing right now is that I am unable to use Windows. When I start my PC there is no option of using Windows 10.
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Bad WiFi signal [on hold]

I have dual booted Windows and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am facing wifi problems still now. The problem is the wifi signal is very poor and it shows only one nearby wifi signal only. It disconnects every 1 ...
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Computer shuts down when I close the lid

I'm using a dell inspiron laptop with dual booted ubuntu and windows10. Ever since I dual booted ubuntu, every time I close my lid for more than a few hours, my laptop shuts down. The settings are set ...
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How to reinstall ubuntu using same partitioning system

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 using the instructions here. I am a novice at the operating system and was trying to set up a VPN using the instructions from here. But I messed up mid-way and ...
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USB isn't recognised during UEFI boot mode? (Installing Ubuntu)

I've decided to install and learn Linux today and decided to try and install Ubuntu, however I've been stuck for a while, and haven't been able to find an answer online. When I'm in the boot mode and ...
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Trackpad not working on SP3 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Dual booted Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (bought a USB stick from the Ubuntu website) to a Surface Pro 3 and everything works great except it is not responding the trackpad on the typecover. Using the USB stick ...
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Problems with dual boot (phoenix tiano BIOS), ubuntu-windows 10 [duplicate]

I would install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10 (current operative system), from a USB drive. When I enter in BIOS setup, in the page where I have to select boot priority order I see only "Windows ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8/ Ubuntu 16.04 Grub Issues

I recently had to re-install Ubuntu because it would not boot after some software changes. To install from a Live USB I had to change from UEFI mode to CSM. After reinstalling, the Grub menu does not ...
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Ubuntu won't boot on asus gl552vw

Few days ago I bought a new laptop, the asus gl552vw-dm149 with the following specs: Processor: i5-6300hq Graphic card: nvidia gtx 960m Ram: 12GB ddr4 2133Mhz SO: Windows 10 When I try to boot ...
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Boot Menu is not showing after installing Ubuntu 14.04 and still opening previous OS that is Win 8.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with bootable pendrive. I had windows 8.1 before installing Ubuntu. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows. I installed it and it(Ubuntu) was working properly and I work ...
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Legacy PC mode errors when repairing GRUB

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and installed Windows 7 on a separate partition. While I can boot up Windows, I cannot boot up Ubuntu anymore. I created the Boot Repair Disk to repair GRUB for ...
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Stuck with resized partition installing chrubuntu

I was attempting to install a dual boot of Linux on an SD card on my Chromebook. Unfortunately, I ran the wrong script which resized the stateful partition on the Chromebooks SSD (which I specifically ...
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Dual boot installation Windows 7 and Ubuntu [on hold]

I would appreciate anyone's help in solving the issue I have. New build specs: Asus M5A97R2.0 motherboard (AMD) SSD 128 GB Windows 7 installed c: Seagate Hard Drive 1 TB for data e: SSD 60 GB Ubuntu ...
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Ethernet says it's connected but can't access internet. But i can access internet after 15-30 minutes . why i face this problem?

I am using ubuntu and windows 10 by dual boot. when i boot ubuntu Ethernet says it's connected but can't access internet. But i can access internet after 15-30 minutes if in this time i don't touch my ...
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Install grub for different OS on different HDD

I have a new system with me and two HDDs from my previous system. Simply put, I have sda with Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and sdb for additional storage. I upgraded Ubuntu to 16.04 LTS and wanted ...
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Fix Grub Rescue

Everytime I reboot my system, I have to enter the following commands. How do I fix this permanently ? prefix=(hd0,msdos4)/boot/grub root=(hd0,msdos4) insmod normal normal
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I cannot boot into windows 7 after installing ubuntu. BIOS-Boot partition error [duplicate]

I've been scratching my head for hours, and am completely lost. I have ubuntu installed on a separate drive, and 5 other drives I use with windows 7. I ran Boot-Repair with "Recommended Repair" and ...
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Restore Windows 7 MBR with GRUB2 [closed]

On my computer i had dual boot Windows 7 (on HDD 1) and Linux Mint (on SSD). I bought a new computer with another Windows 7 preinstalled on a new harddrive (HDD 2). Then i added my linux disk (SSD) ...
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Unable to log into my desktop with correct password

I'm unable to log into my desktop for ubuntu. When I'm in my BIOS, it says Ubuntu is installed on my 500 GB SSD when it's installed on my 250 GB SSD. When I do fdisk -l it shows that my partitions ...
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Emergency mode after fail mounting windows partition

It happened after I formatted (from ubuntu) the windows partition, using file system ntfs. Now only boots in emergency mode. The log throws two errors: [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [...
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ubuntu 16.04 lts takes more than ten minutes to start

I have dual boot ubuntu 16.04 and win 8.1 enterprise. I installed ubuntu by formatting ubuntu partition and reinstalling everything. now it takes more than 10 min to boot. I checked dmesg logs and it ...
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Enable backlight on ASUS ROG G551JX

Recently dual booted UBUNTU 16.04 with pre installed windows 8.1 on my ASUS ROG G551JX. Backlight in the keyboard works perfectly when I log into widows but gets disabled as soon as I switch to UBUNTU,...
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windows 7 shutdown unexpectedly with ubuntu dual boot

I have installed ubuntu 16 a while ago, and since then my windows shutdown every now and then, but never when I'm working on it. In addition I used gparted to resize my windows partitions, if it ...
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Unable to boot windows 10 after ubuntu 14 install

After a very long and difficult windows 10/ubuntu 14 dual-boot install (the usual nvidia/nouveau compatability issues), I finally have ubuntu working, only to discover that Windows had disappeared ...
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RUN fsck MANUALLY [duplicate]

I dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7.I started upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 yesterday.But i interrupted it as it took long time.when i started Ubuntu it seems unstable and displayed a dialogue ...
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may I enable fast startup after installing Ubuntu in Win 10?

I know that it is necessary to turn off fast startup of WIN 10, and restart win 10, before installing Ubuntu alongside win. This is because win 10 (and win 8) does not really turn off, and ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7 ultimate. Windows 7 got corrupted so I had to reinstall Windows 7. When I had the system dual booting when Windows wasn't corrupted, it used to ask ...
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Updated Ubuntu 16.04 and Now stuck in memtest86+

I recently updated the latest installs on Ubuntu 16.04 and when it finished memtest86+ started running and when I reboot it just start the test over and over. I spam ESC to get to the grub version ...
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Which OS on GRUB to use?

I have installed Ubuntu besides Windows 8 on a ThinkPad. Upon starting the laptop there are several entries to choose from the GRUB interface where I am not sure which Windows OS entry to use. What ...
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Dual boot enigma

I am experiencing an issue with my operating systems. I've had windows 8.1 for a while on my system and I decided to have Ubuntu as an alternative with it. As you surely know about the process of ...
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Visual artifacts after installing Ubuntu 16.04

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10, my windows 10 screen shows a repetitive pattern of visual artifacts. I can't see anything. Ubuntu works perfectly. My graphics card is NVIDIA ...
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Windows 10 laptop returns to boot menu repeatedly after installing Ubuntu

I have Windows 10 and before I setup Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit I disabled fast startup from battery settings. Then I started to setup my Ubuntu. I give it hard drive and 2 GB swap and I pressed Install. ...