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Having trouble installing ubuntu on desktop

First, my specs : Graphic card : nvidia GTX 960 Processor : Intel core i5 4570 @ 3.20 GHz MB : Gigabyte z87x-d3h Ram : 8 GB DDR3 @ 1600 2 disks, one SSD with windows 10 installed, the other ...
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Why Do I Keep Getting GRUB Command Line on Startup - Dual Booting Wins 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I migrated data on my laptop's HDD which contains Windows 8.1 to my SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD (My laptop has 2 hard drive bays btw). Currently, my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 are on their ...
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Restart when waking from suspend

I've got a dual-boot on my asus n750jv with win 10 and xubuntu 16.04. When I suspend from either os the laptop goes to sleep, a led is blinking, but when I wake the computer up, it restarts and the ...
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Wifi not working at a particular range

I've dual booted my Dell Vostro 2520 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 7. Everything seems to work fine on Ubuntu other than wifi (that too at a particular range). Normally there's no problem with the ...
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How to dual boot chrome os in ubuntu?

I am using ubuntu 15.10. I want to dual boot chromium os alongside. I checked out the official website, but could not clearly understand what each step meant. Hence, I am a little wary of the process. ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable ...
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Trouble with dual boot Ubuntu and Windows

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside already existing Windows 10 on my system. After installation, grub was only showing Ubuntu and was not listing Windows as OS on my system. I followed ...
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Lost all icons. Clean screen

Ubuntu 16.04 lts. Something happened after I reboot my computer. The screen still all normal until it asks for my password. But after that is comes up with no icons at all. Last thing I did was ...
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Grub dissapears after configuring a windows 10 live usb stick

I have a Windows 10 PC that I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a few months ago. I recently made a live Windows 10 bootable flash drive, which is when the flash drive acts as a hard drive with an OS. In ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 on MacBook Pro. Error Message: “Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled”

I'm having this problem on my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro3,1). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB. I can't buy any DVD/CD's, so thats out of the question. I can barely use my MacBook at the ...
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Create new partition without removing old ones

Im installing ubuntu 16.04 as a duelboot with my windows 7. Im setting the partitions manually because that is recommended. I currently have three partitions, all under the device /dev/sda. The ...
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Ubuntu boot error- Kernel Panic not syncing attempting

I am using Ubuntu 14.04(dual-boot).Suddenly I am getting this error on boot:- kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill inint ! PId: 1, comm: init not tainted 2.6.32.-279-5.2.e16.x86_64 #1 call ...
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Grub rescue error: Unknown Commands + Unknown FileSystem + Live Usb

I have been given an Asus EEE Pc 1201PN where Ubuntu and Windows 7 used to live in a dual-boot. When running Windows 7, the Ubuntu partition has been erased and thus, Grub is not working anymore when ...
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installation of ubuntu 16.04lts in uefi system with windows 10(dual boot)

I have a windows 10 hp 15 ac 124tx laptop. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 two times, installation was successful but after some time Ubuntu partition wiped off automatically. I installed it in uefi ...
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No Wi-fi in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am experiencing trouble accesing my wifi network in Ubuntu on my macboook pro. I recently partitioned my disk, installed rEFIND, and installed Ubuntu version 16.04 through a USB. Unforunatley, it ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 upgrade to Windows 10 failed

I attempted to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 10 on a dual-boot ASUS U56E laptop. After about five hours of download/prep/install, like many other people, I found myself presented with the grub ...
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dual boot windows 7 and 10. how to re install win 10 cloned partition [closed]

I am new here,I was wondering if you can please help me with this issue. I have basic skills. Recently I created a dual boot system with win 7 and 10,on separate hard drives. vertex 3 and Samsung 850. ...
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How to revoke ubuntu from accessing windows files when dual booted

I have installed windows 8.1 along with ubuntu 14.04 and both the volumes in windows can be accessed from ubuntu file directory. how to revoke ubuntu from doing that.. Both the c and e directory in ...
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partitions not showing while installing ububtu 15.04

While installing Ubuntu none of my partitions are showing. I have Win 10 on dual boot which was running before installing Ubuntu . On a live boot all of my data is safe untill now & my Win 10 is ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu after installing it on to hard drive

I was prompted to reboot after finishing the installing of ubuntu kylin(i have same problem with regular ubuntu) I either boot right into windows or if I remove the usb, I boot from the usb again ...
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Grub Rescue prompt appears after deleting Ubuntu partition. Can't boot Windows

I have an HP Pavilion dv 9543 cl. I decided that I wanted to update Win Vista to Win 8 several years ago, but did not know how to remove grub 2, so I naively decided to simply remove the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu alongside Win10

I'm pretty much new on Linux although I know it very well and was planing to make dualboot for a long time now. So, my problem basicly is that after I installed ubuntu (16.04) alongside my windows ...
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Ubuntu install problem on triple boot iMac

I have tried to install Ubuntu as a triple boot on my mac alongside OS X and Windows 10. I have made a bootable USB stick from an iso file, and when I restarted my mac while holding in the option ...
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How to automatically back up multi-partition harddrive?

I have a laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. I would like a quick process to perform nightly backups of the entire hard drive. The ideal scenario would be to plug laptop into a hard drive, boot ...
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hard/soft block by rfkill

I have a trouble with my wifi hardware. It can't be unblocked by rfkill so I can't use it. I'm a beginer in Ubuntu and I have dual boot with Windows 10 on Acer Aspire ES1-421-88QX. Can you tell me ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at ...
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Problems to install Xubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10

I have a problem with installing dual boot xubuntu with Windows 10. I checked the specifications of my notebook and bios mode is legacy. I explain the steps I followed: I created a 100GB partition ...
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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: ...
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Screen Flickering and changing Brightness

I Recently Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 0n My outdated PowerBook G4. For the first login, the screen worked fine and was the brightness I expected. But the next few the screen would change brightness ...
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Mint wont boot after booting into Windows 10 [closed]

So, I installed Linux Mint along with Windows 10 in dual-boot. On starting the pc I was taken to the grub boot menu where I could select Linux Mint Cinnamon or Windows Boot Manager. If I selected ...
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Stuck On Ubuntu's Installation Type Screen. Please Help

I am trying to install Ubuntu (Dual Boot) on my Windows PC. When I get to the Installation Type menu I am not given any options other than what can be seen in the image. I'm hesitant to click Install ...
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Help Ubuntu and Windows won't shutdown

I've decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 along with Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series. Now both OS's can't shut down properly. What is looks like is that all processes are killed during the ...
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Booting option in windows 10 laptop

First off all, i am a novice of Linux so ignore any mistakes in my question. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Windows-10 laptop. I want to use both of them on the same machine. When ever I start ...
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Windows 10 broken after install Ubuntu

So I was with just windows 10 installed and I installed Ubuntu 16 here and now I can't boot windows 10 here's my paste boot info: http://paste2.org/gMBhJyMp If I check the windows partition with ...
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PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair

My home computer has been unusable since a week, and I would like to hear your opinion about my problems. It is a long story, so I will keep it simple, okay? :) I had a dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 stuck in boot loop

I upgraded to 16.04 the other day, I don't think this is the source of the problem however. Checking out the changes I came across the programs N1 (email client) and CoreBird (twitter client) after ...
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How to create extended partition if I only have unallocated space?

a while ago, I asked a question about partitions and it was recommended to me to create an extended partition to install my Linux on. However, it seems like I cannot just create extended partition ...
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Backing up to make space space for dual boot

I want to do a backup of Ubuntu to install windows 8.1 and then later on dual boot it with Ubuntu, without losing my data. I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 operating system, and I sincerely love it, ...
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How to fix “unusable disk space” error?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 for the first time in order to dual-boot it alongside Windows 7. I've freed up some space in my hard-drive, started the installation via USB and I'm having some ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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After OS-Uninstaller tool (linux uninstall), now GPT ntfs partition/disk not visible in Windows 7

I have uninstalled Linux (Ubuntu or Mint - not sure) from dual boot using OS-Uninstaller tool, now boot menu is OK, boot to Windows 7 is OK, but HDD where Linux was installed is not recognized by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes during installation in the same spot - dual/triple boot process

I was doing triple boot initially on MAC with Win 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Windows 10 is getting installed without a glitch. It is Ubuntu is getting stuck in the same spot - two-thirds done during ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here ...
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UEFI Installation Ubuntu parallel to Windows 10

I follow all the common instructions. I installed Ubuntu through disabling the UEFI block and uneabling the USB boot. When I restart the pc, with the legacy options enabled, I have the following ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in my laptop

I have seen some posts related to installation of ubuntu 16.04 but couldn't figure out anything. Let me make few honest statements. In the first place I dont even know how to install an operating ...
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How to create a UEFI Ubuntu flash drive

I have windows 10 on my PC after switching from Ubuntu MATE but I realized that windows 10 is only good for programming in java and that's it. So I tried and dual boot Ubuntu mate and windows 10(uefi) ...
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After system updates ubuntu grub no longer boots on dual-boot system

Very new to Ubuntu and not very tech savvy so bare with me. I have been using Ubuntu on a dual-boot system for a couple of months - all fine. I haven't touched windows during this time. I did some ...
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fix boot - is it possible whith encrypted disk?

Is it possible to fix boot of encrypted disk ? only the ubuntu partition is encryoted (sda3). These are the partitions: sda1 - efi sda2 - grub sda3 - ubuntu I use removable disk, and just moved it ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 causes boot problem (error: no such partition)

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my desktop computer. I use grub to boot each time the computer is started and I choose which OS to boot. I upgraded to Windows 10 today and when the computer restarted ...