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Remove Ubuntu from stand-alone hard drive. Format drive

I guess that I have no other choice than to add to this question, as seth saw fit to delete the question I thought I was asking as a new question. But whatever. I have a dead computer thanks to my ...
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Dual Boot problems 13.10

my windows 8.1 loads up fine if I turn on secure boot but for me to load up ubuntu I have to change my settings to legacy mode and the reason I installed it this way was because it wouldnt display the ...
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I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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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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How can I get my XP/UBUNTU 12.04 dual boot to shut down or suspend/ wake up properly?

Freshly installed onto a IBM Thinkcentre:(though there has been an update) restarts on shut down and wakes up from suspend with a brief whoosh of the fan and a blank screen. Things got a bit mixed up ...
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How to remove Windows 7 now I've installed Ubuntu?

Look to this link for image: I want to remove Windows 7 because now I have Ubuntu, what should I do now? Which partition is which? Thank you so much, this is the last step of sorting this out ...
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Is it safe to install the boot loader on /dev/sda, and install Ubuntu on /dev/sdb?

I have a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD in my computer. The Windows 7 OS is installed on the SSD. If I install Ubuntu 13.10 on the HDD, but select the SSD as the boot loader location, and since Ubuntu ...
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Why ubuntu is mixing my HDD's saying sda1 is the same as sdb6

So i have this problem which i really don't know what to do with it, but it's making me alot of problems.The problem is not only locked to sda1 and sdb6 partitions it can change from boot to boot. ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu on Mac, stuck in GRUB

I realise there are threads out there for this issue already, however I have tried those solutions to no avail. I am a Linux newbie trying to dual boot into Kubuntu/Ubuntu on my MacBook Air (Intel), ...
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no root file system is defined after dualbooting [closed]

I have windows8.1 on my Dell studio with four partitions, then I dual booted ubuntu 13.04 by installing wubi.exe in a folder from my C drive. Downloading and installation gone right but when I booted ...
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i can't download ubuntu dual boot on galaxy nexus

When I try to install Ubuntu Dual Boot on my Galaxy Nexus, I get this error message when it starts to download: Please help, I would like to download ubuntu phone on my galaxy nexus
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Dual Boot Sabayon Ubuntu, Ubuntu already installed

I know this question has been asked quite often but the only solutions I could find were the ones to first install sabayon and then Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed and have quite an unnormal ...
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Keyboard not working after installing Windows 8

I had Ubuntu on my Computer. I then installed Windows 8, after which I could not boot from Ubuntu. So I installed GRUB using Boot-repair from a Live USB. Now, when I boot and see GRUB, I can use my ...
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Dual Boot Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8.1, but for some reason, I can't access either. Can you guys help? Specs: HP ENVY dv7 i7 Core 8 GB RAM EDIT: I've found that it's just Windows 8 ...
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Laptop doesn't show systems menu while booting

Welcome all, I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 lts on win 8 with secureboot enabled now after installing it the PC boots directly to Ubuntu and I cannot access win 8 When use boot repair it asks me to ...
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No option for booting into ubuntu when sharing drive with windows 7

Using the 12.04 install DVD I installed ubuntu on the same drive as windows. It is defaulting to windows each time. How can I change this?
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Installing Ubuntu and Windows 8 on SSD and user files on HDD

Quick note about my system: I have an absolutely clean (in terms of data on hard drives) laptop with a 128gb SSD and 1TB HDD, both secure boot and UEFI can be disabled in bios menu. My question is ...
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Unable to mount one of the partition of Windows from Ubuntu

My Windows is failing to start with a blue screen and when I attempt to access the C Drive from my ubuntu, I got this error :- Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $LogFile version 2.0 is ...
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Boot Repair doesn't work after Windows 8.1 Update

(The original title of this post was "Boot Repair doesn't work after April 2014 Windows 8.1 Update" since I wanted to highlight that this is not about the 8.0 -> 8.1 update, but the update for 8.1 ...
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GRUB does not list an option for windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1, and after that when I boot my computer the grub menu come up and I have the option to boot Ubuntu regularly, or in safe mode, but I don't have the ...
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Wubi or Live DVD?

I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. Is there any benefit to installing With live dvd compared to Wubi?
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Urgent! Grub error: no such device [closed]

I've been using Windows on my new computer for about 3 days, and now I decided to install Ubuntu. Now, I keep seeing the no such device error when trying to boot it up. I made a dumb decision and ...
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I couldnt get into BIOS. Ubuntu is being first boot device

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my lenova laptop parallel to Windows. Bt i didn't take my partition on windows and detect my hardisk fully. Bt now i couldn't able to get into BIOS setting too. When ...
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Booted up into grub rescue unable to bypass to other partitions

I had recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on to a hdd on my desktop computer which is already dual booting windows 8.1 and windows 7. The installation went fine the first time but I wanted to try to add ...
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Win7 wont boot after i deleted that partition for Ubuntu [closed]

Hey guys I'm in total panic mode right. Last night I installed a program to delete partitions. I deleted all the patitions on the backup harddrive (ubuntu was installed on it) I had Ubuntu on the ...
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Installed Xubuntu on XP system but cannot boot it

I just installed Xubuntu on a Windows XP machine. I left Windows XP on the machine, and made a new logical drive, E, to which I installed Xubuntu. During the installation, I was asked to install ...
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trouble installing 13.10 along xp [duplicate]

I am a newbee. Tried to install 13.10 along with XP. Nothing except a blank screen comes up. On right click I can create folders. How do I get in/out? Thanks
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Dual-Boot Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu 13.10. “Can't find /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod”

I've been trying to get Ubuntu 13.10 & Windows 8.1 to boot together. I installed Ubuntu on my main hard drive (which came with Windows pre-installed). However, when I tried to boot Ubuntu, it just ...
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Windows 8 Not Working After Dualbooting with Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently bought Lenovo Ideapad Z510 Laptop with pre-installed Windows 8. Now I installed Ubuntu 12.04(64 bit) in a seperate partition. After restarting the system the boot menu appears but ...
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My laptop has both a 500 GB HDD and a 32 GB SSD, what's the best way to partition my Ubuntu Installation, and How?

Would the best method be to install the OS on the SSD and then keep all my files on the HDD? What do you think is the best way to partition my installation, and how would I do so? Thanks!
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Messing around with easy bcd, messed up MBR

So, last night i was messing around with easyBCD 2.2 trying to repair my legacy win8 MBR when i messed it up even worse. Before, when i started it it would go straight to GRUB2 and would boot into ...
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How do you open a terminal? [duplicate]

I was given the advice to open a terminal & type in some commands to try & repair my computer but don't know what a terminal is.Can someone explain please?
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 in HP Pavillion g7-1358dx A7A45UA

I am trying to install Ubuntu into my laptop since some time ago using a different version of it I always stuck in the screen which is shown after the BIOS loads. I tried dual booting Ubuntu with ...
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Dual install problems

I realize this question has been asked by others but I can't seem to find a fix to my problem. I had Ubuntu 13.10 dual-installed with Windows 8. Everything was working perfectly, until I accepted the ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Linked problem with a Windows program which I need to run one time

When I have used Windows 8 I have set to keep battery life with Lenovo Power Management. It have charged battery to 60% and keep it so. One time I have started my laptop without battery and this ...
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Delete Ubuntu and keep windows [closed]

I have dual-booted my PC Ubuntu and windows are running on the same partition I want to dele Ubuntu and keep windows without losing my data. My PC doesn't have internet I installed it from a ...
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How do I install dual boot properly?? Last attempt corrupted MBR completely

Dell Inspiron n5110 with i5, 4gb Ram, 500gb HDD Windows 7 and UBUNTU 12.04.4. I booted off a Live USB and everything was great. I really want UBUNTU so I tried to do a dual install using the ...
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Partition problem with dual booting

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows Xp. Windows is on the C drive and I want to install Ubuntu on the D drive. When I get to the partitions table during installation, there should be a dev/sda ...
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no partitions grub error from a dual boot from windows seven after deleting the Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I deleted the Ubuntu partitions from window seven then I restarted the machine but it wont start up but I cant get back to windows seven.Instead I get a no partition grub rescue> error.I cant even get ...
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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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Dual Boot to Single Boot [duplicate]

I had installed two operating systems in dual boot mode with a grub menu i.e windows and Ubuntu. Now i have lost the password to Ubuntu OS. If i reinstall windows, grub will not take it and there will ...
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Help. installed ubuntu and now my computer won't boot. says can't find device

Computer is Dell Inspiron n5110 with i5 processor 320gb drive 200gb second drive 4gb ram and windows 7. Install was side by side but now I can't boot either. I get Grub Rescue prompt (whatever that ...
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How to Definitely remove OSX after successful Dualboot

I've been running OSX 10.6.8 and Ubuntu-Studio 12.04 on my Macbookpro 5'5 for a couple of weeks now.I barely do anything on OSX anymore so I see no reason to keep using disk space for it. So now I ...
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Completly remove windows from my computer

I had dual boot on my pc (windows 8 and ubuntu 13.10). I recently removed windows partitions and ended with the following partitions: I seem unable to use my unllocated space (Gparted doesn't let ...
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Help for this non-tech guy [duplicate]

I would like to download Ubuntu as a solution for the end of Windows XP. I have 1GB of RAM plus 80GB of hard drive space available. I would like to try Ubuntu and not get rid of Windows XP at the ...
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Install Ubuntu to a 15GB partition

I know this question is quite basic, but I am really new to linux and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y510p laptop which already have Windows 8 installed on it. What I want to do is to ...
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Overheating Laptop when Ubuntu is running?

I am currently using HP dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.04. No problem with windows 8 but when I switch it in to Ubuntu, it getting heat so much. Even i cant work for much period of time it will ...
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cant install ubuntu on new asus g series laptop

I can't seem to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 13.10 on my new Asus G750JM-DS71 gaming laptop. I've been using Linux and Ubuntu for my professional work for years and I've never run into such a ...
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Can't display menu bar, failed to install some packages

The first problem is occurred when I try to connect to my TV via HDMI on Mirror Display mode, while the system is upgrading from 12.04 64bits to 12.10, windows are not displaying completely, menu bar ...