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Problem booting OS from a pen drive [closed]

i am here with a problem that isn't of ubuntu, and i know this isn't the best site to talk about another OS but i think you could help me with this problem, because i believe this can happen too with ...
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Unable to access Ubuntu after Windows install, reinstall grub fails

So after installing windows 10, it overrode grub and now Ubuntu is inaccessible. In the past, trying Ubuntu without installing it and reinstalling grub there worked, you know, this stuff: sudo add-...
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Why would ethernet not work after setting up dual boot?

So I have been setting up Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate ssd in my desktop for some machine learning development. I had been manually disconnecting my Win10 side or my Linux side whenever I was booting ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu or any linux distro on my PC! [closed]

I cannot install any version of linux (Ubuntu,Mint etc) on my Windows 10 running desktop. Motherboard: ASUS x99 16GB RAM Nvidia GTX 970 250GB SSD. I've tried another HDD too The LiveUSB would ...
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Can't boot into windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu and partitioned the hard drive. Fast Boot was enabled, and now only one partition in accessible. This is the error showing up : Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/nav/...
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How do I reinstall Windows 10 while keeping my dual boot? [closed]

My Windows has been acting up a lot lately and I want to reinstall it. However, I also want to keep my dual boot. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 64bit. I saw the thread about ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Boot Repair is not working (No Boot Menu)

I installed Windows 8 first and then Ubuntu 14.04. After installing Ubuntu 14.04, there was no boot menu, so I booted a live USB and used recommended repairs on boot-repair but there is still no boot ...
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rEFind not working for Ubuntu OS X dual boot

So, I partitioned my drive (macbook pro) installed ubuntu and rEFind and everything was working smoothly. I then updated to el capitan and now i can't access ubunutu because rEFind doesn't work. I ...
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Unable to Expand Ubuntu Partition using Gparted Live USB

I have 1TB HDD in which 755 GB is Win 7 and 164 GB is ext4 partition out of which 60 GB has Ubuntu OS on it. A small history: I had dual booted a while ago with windows 7 on my laptop, such that I ...
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Do I have to partition and install my Ubuntu on the same HDD/SDD as my Windows OS? [on hold]

I have an SSD for my Windows OS, and several other larger drives for archiving stuff. I want to install Ubuntu as a dual boot, so that I can set up a neural network from Github. I won't need to use ...
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Disk partitions on SSD/HHD when installing Ubuntu besides Windows 10 (UEFI)

I have a Windows 10 computer with a 500G HDD and a 16G SSD, and I would like to install Ubuntu in parallel (I might migrate fully later). I have freed around 200G of the HDD (and partitioned it off) ...
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How do I find out where Ubuntu created partitions on my laptop?

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop and didn't choose manual partitioning during the installation. Now I'm not sure where exactly it created all Ubuntu -related partitions. I need to know so I can ...
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UEFI mode or Legacy mode?

My lenovo runs in legacy mode but it also has UEFI mode. I have tried to dual boot windows 10 and linux backbox but when it reaches the part for partitioning linux doesn't see the windows partition. ...
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Accidently deleted partition now stuck in grub error: unknown filesystem

I accidently deleted a partition from windows and restarted now it boots in grub with error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> How can I get my PC to boot from windows ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from real partition image boots into emergency mode, can't get to login screen

I've got a dual boot system on my disk: Windows 10 64-bit: main OS Ubuntu 64-bit: secondary OS I installed VirtualBox; I'm trying to use my real Linux partition as a Virtual Machine using Windows ...
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Live CD won't boot on my Alienware x51, ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I known i've asked this before but I thought I had entrusted the ubuntu community to answer my question before, but I will explain it again. I recently purchased a Linux Format Magazine and decided ...
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Installing Ubunu 16.04 Windows 8 Dual Boot (VERY CLOSE)

So i have successfully installed ubuntu 16 on a windows 8 with uefi. My only problem is in order to get to the grub boot screen i have to press esc during boot. I want grub to load in by default, not ...
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Dual-booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on different drives with UEFI

I have a UEFI system and two drives: one with Windows 10 installed( and with a lot of stuff on it, so I'd rather not have to reinstall windows) and one on which I'd like to install Ubuntu. At first ...
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Can i move Ubuntu to another hard drive [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu on my laptop as a second OS and it created a Partition. Can i move the whole OS on another hard drive safely? I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1.
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Restoring Windows after installing Ubuntu

My laptop's hard drive broke down recently, and I had to replace it. Before it broke, it was running Windows 8, and I was trying to set it up to dual boot with Ubuntu. But every time I ran the Ubuntu ...
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How to Downgrade kernel version 4.4 to 3.10

I have brought a TP-Link adapter TP-WN823N which work fine on Windows & Mac but they didn't provided drivers for Linux however I found drivers for linux but it is compatible only for linux(kernel ...
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ubuntu 16.04 + GTX 1070 causes black screen after choosing ubuntu on grub

Problem: I have a dual boot of Ubuntu and windows on my desktop and I have recently encountered a problem. I installed my GTX 1070 into my desktop and installed the nvidia drivers and everything has ...
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GRUB not showing when dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04

I have just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04, where 15.10 dual booted with Windows 10. However, now GRUB does not show, and the system goes directly to Windows. Last time I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I had ...
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How do you install Ubuntu on an Intel RST Raid?

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 16.04 to dual boot with Windows 10 on my new PC. I am using an MSI Z170A motherboard and two 512GB M.2 drives. My goal is to RAID0 both drives, and split the single ...
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Dual Boot - Windows 10 / Ubuntu 16.04

My Lenovo Thinkpad has Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Ubuntu first followed by Windows. So system is booting to Windows. Now I have to reinstall GRUB2 using boot-repair for making dual boot ...
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Dual boot not working

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from USB drive to unallocated space on my hard disk, when I reboot the computer it boots directly into Windows 10 without showing a dual boot option. I followed the ...
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Macbook: boot into GNU Grub after Ubuntu Installation

I am installing Ubuntu (latest version 64 bits) on Macbook Pro 2015. Before Ubuntu, I have already installed Win 10 using bootcamp, and I am installing Ubuntu on an external hard-drive. At the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu installed, but GRUB not showing up

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. I was trying to have dual boot by installing Windows 10 along with the existing Ubuntu. Since I had to reinstall GRUB2, I downloaded boot-...
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clone/ move primary boot patition to a bigger partition on same disk

Got a 512 GB SSD. Had windows. Put ubuntu but on a 18GB patition. Struggled to get android studio to work (not even sure which steps finally let me connect my phone). Realized I have a 40 Gb ...
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will upgrading Win 7 to 10 affect Ubuntu

Finally they've got me. I have to upgrade Win 7 to 10. Not happy about it, but I have little choice. I'm running at the moment a dual boot Ubuntu & Win 7. I have to upgrade Ubuntu as well (15 -->...
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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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Can I uninstall ubuntu and install lubuntu without causing my dual boot system to go awry?

I love unity, but my system isn't up to par. My system often hangs up while coding, and it's very annoying. I was thinking of switching to a lighter DE. So, I installed budgie. But, the problem still ...
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Partition deleted and now nothing will load - GRUB

I may of accidentally deleted the partition of my HDD where Ubuntu was installed. I have Windows 7 on 1 partition and Ubuntu 14.1 LTS on the other. I've downloaded the same version of Ubuntu and made ...
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Can't boot to windows 10 after installing

i have ubuntu 16.04 installed and i wanted to install Windows 10. I installed it and it skipped the grub and went straight to Windows 10, i grabbed a copy of boot-repair usb disk and tried to run ...
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How do I access Ubuntu after installing alongside Windows 10? (non eufi)

I used Ubuntu on an old Chromebook for about a year and have pretty good experience using it. I recently got an HP laptop and decided to dual-boot it between windows 10 and ubuntu (homesick, i guess. ...
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Can't boot to Windows

I wanted to try out Ubuntu. So I thought of dual booting with my Windows 10. The problem is that I forgot to turn off fast startup in Windows. So now grub is not showing Windows. Is there any way to ...
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Can't install Ubuntu to Dual boot with Windows 10

I bought a new computer and have been trying to install ubuntu 16.04 onto it alongside windows 10. I have used unetbootin to create a bootable drive and followed this guide to installing ubuntu on my ...
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Installation error on Lenovo laptop [closed]

I have a Lenovo G710 laptop that was running windows 10. I installed Unbuntu 15.4 from a CD I got from Amazon. I thought I had chosen the option to run both windows and linux, but windows will not ...
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Had win7 and Ubuntu 16.01 on separate drives - downgraded to ubuntu 14.01 and now win7 isnt appearing in Grub

I have 2 separate SSDs - one with windows 7 and the other with Ubuntu 14.04. I originally installed Ubuntu 16.01 on one drive and then Windows 7 on the next. When I did this, grub picked up the ...
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How to safely remove Windows from EFI (and GRUB) [duplicate]

I can find a lot of information on the opposite (removing Ubuntu from a dual boot) but not how to remove Windows from a dual boot. I did this once before and then I just deleted the whole EFI ...
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Grub2 Theme: Assigning Icons to Programs

I am using *buntu 16.04 with Grub 2.02. I have installed a Grub theme to 'beautify' the multi-boot process. I have also installed GRUB Invaders, a silly but kinda cool game one can play prior to ...
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Ubuntu wont dual-boot on a mac

Im using a VIN, iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010) and trying to dual-boot ubuntu on it. Whenever I put the .iso file onto a flashdrive with unetbootin, then restart my mac, hold alt, and click on the orange ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu

I know it has been asked before but I had trouble relating to my options during my installation so I felt the need to ask again. I'm on a Windows 8.1 pre-installed laptop that has been upgraded to ...
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Burg installing

I tried installing Burg to make my dual boot look better. So, I followed these instructions up to the part where it says: "BURG found! Do you want to configure BURG instead of grub2?, click Yes.". ...
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edit grub menu with windows 10 [migrated]

I apparently installed some kind of multi-boot device to be able to use Android on my laptop. I would like to change the boot order to make Windows the default option. But I need to do it via windows ...
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suspend ubuntu on low battery but shuts down

I've already experienced this a couple of times but I am unsure if it's because I'm on low battery: I would close my laptop's lid when the battery is low and as a result, it enters into suspend mode. ...
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Accidentally erased 14.04-4 ubuntu and installed 14.04-1

I accidentally erased my Ubuntu 14.04-4 version and installed old one. Now I'm not able to access my windows 10 partitions. I ran the sudo fdisk -l command and this is the terminal output: I need ...