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Ubuntu takes long time to boot

I recently installed Kali Linux in triple-boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. Before installing Kali, both Win and Ubuntu boot quickly. Now Win boots normally and so does Kali, Ubuntu instead takes ...
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Could not install Ubuntu using USB

I download an Ubuntu iso from ubuntu's official site and made the bootable USB(For this, I tried with 3 different programs, YUMI, unetbootin, universal). Then I updated the device priority for ...
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Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed!

Trying to install uBuntu for the first time. Attempting to Dual Boot on a SSD with windows 10 fresh install. I have created a bootable USB from the ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and when it boots i ...
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how to reinstall ubuntu as part of dual boot with windows 10

As in this previous question, my Ubuntu has crashed unrepairably, so I must reinstall. Currently I have a dual boot partition with Windows 10 (working fine) and Ubuntu 15.10 (dead). My laptop is a ...
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grub entry for slackware from another drive

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my machine with following partition structure: /boot 512MB / 50G swap 4G /home 100G~ and I have another drive which has slackware 14.1 on it with following ...
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Problem with installation of LUBUNTU [duplicate]

I have just installed Lubuntu on a laptop. I was trying to install it alongside Windows and therefore chose the option for Local Volume control (I think that is correct) and expected that when I ...
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Files > Devices apps in Ubuntu 14.04 question

I'm using Files apps in Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with Windows 10),it's similar to Windows explorer, on the left side of the window, there are 3 "folders": Places, Devices and Network. Under Devices, it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 Dual boot

As I am a noob in Linux being as I only started using it this week, I was wondering for help I have a Laptop running Windows 10 and while I love Windows I never had enough space or Logical Processing ...
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Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot but internet not working in Ubuntu no Wifi or LAN connections

I tried not to duplicate a question but the one that is similar to my issues got no answer. Wired and Wireless internet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 I have a dual boot between Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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in a dual boot system windows does'n start up via grub

I have a dual boot system (windows 7 alongside with ubuntu 14.04) my computer was working well until two days ago and both operating systems was running fine, but now only ubuntu starts up and ...
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“Disk drive for /boot/efi is not ready yet or not present” after reinstalling Windows

There are a number of questions with very similar titles on this site but none of them really helped me. If I missed something, please let me know. So here is my story: My laptop was shipped with ...
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must boot under rEFInd sub option vmlinuz

So I was having issues controlling brightness on my recent install of Ubuntu 15.1 on my MacBook pro and rashly followed the directions here : Brightness controls doesn't work on a MacBook Pro 5.5 ...
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How to dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 on a 6th Intel generation processor

I was unable to dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. My laptop's specifications are: • Intel i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz quad core (6M Cache, Turbo up to 3.2 GHz) • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5 • 8GB ...
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Problem with dual Booting Ubuntu 15.10

Does anyone have an autorun.inf file and WUBI.exe file in the Ubuntu 15.10 ISO file? When I was dual booting, it was stopped here and nothing was happening. I have waited for an hour My laptop has ...
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Unable to Dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 with windows 10

I wasn't able to dual boot ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series intel i5 processor,Nvidia Geforce GTX 960M 4GB, RAM 8GB, 256SSD. I have downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and I have created a ...
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Not able to install any linux distro

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to install gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between. After ...
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Permanently Remove GRUB and Linux from Triple-Boot System (GRUB Lingering After Attempted Removal)

I had a triple-boot system consisting of Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 15.04, and Kali Linux (can't recall version, should be irrelevant anyways). I have no further need for a triple-boot system so I've ...
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Issue while dual Booting Windows 7 Ultimate with Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am trying to dual boot my laptop which has Windows 7 Ultimate currently installed [ Not Licensed]. I'm following this link for the same - How can I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? After I restart ...
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Network disabled on boot

Im running LXLE 14.04 (lubuntu based) dual boot with Windows 8.1 Recently I installed 3.13.0-77-generic headers and everything was fine until I did a reboot and chose 3.13.0-65-generic. My network ...
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Is there some sort of( asymptotic?) threshold limiting tthe number of partitions Ubuntu can handle on my GUID Smartdrives?

I have about 3 OS's, including 2 flavors of 'untu, on each of two laptops. So far Ubuntu has been great at handle my predilection for extra partitions. This has been the case with 14.04, 14.10 and ...
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Black screen with kernel 4.5

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in my laptop in dual boot with windows10 and it worked fine but the Wifi. So I read that I have to copy some firmware files and if still doesn't work update the ...
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No option to Install Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10

I am having a problem with installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I do have a basic disk, so that is not the problem. I also booted into the installer from a USB in Windows Advanced Startup. Before ...
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How to install Ubuntu on separate Windows partition?

I have two separate hard drives: C:\ with Windows 10 and D:\ with data. Now I want to make two partitions on D drive. One with 80GB for Ubuntu installation and other one with all data I have right ...
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Dual boot win10 / Xubuntu - Install can't find windows

Trying to install from a usb key. I tried a boot-repair, but it didn't work. I got this url: http://paste.ubuntu.com/14728885/ I have windows on the first HDD, where i shrinked its partition to get ...
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Installing Ubuntu on SSD and sharing second HDD with Windows

I currently have: SSD Disk (54.5 GB free of total 112) Windows 10 installed here I would like to install Primary Ubuntu here HDD Disk (172 GB free of total 465) I would like to have Logical ...
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Unable to chainload OS X Clover bootloader from GRUB

So I have a triple-boot setup in which I have just updated OS X (Hackintosh) to the newest version and a new bootloader (from Chimera to Clover). It looks something like this: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on ...
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With secure boot disabled, is there long term vulnerability to malicious code (on 14.10 and 15.04/Win multiboot setups)?

In a nutshell: is it really a good safe idea to leave Secure Boot disabled? I have two laptops with LinuxMint,Xuntu, Ubuntu 14&5 Win 10 and Win 8.1 between them. Grub 2 works fine with /,/boot ...
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Looking for other operating system during installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB. I shrunk my Windows 10 partition and formatted my usb as fat32. When it starts installing it says "Looking for other operating System" and when I ...
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ubuntu 14.04.3 bootloader cannot be installed at specified location

[retina 15" Macbook Pro 2014, rEFInd, OS X, & Ubuntu 14.04.3] Installing Ubuntu, I've chosen the 'Other' option from the template menu. My partitions are setup as follows: /dev/sda free space ...
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Can I disable SecureBoot, even though my motherboard doesn't give me the option to do that?

It does not give me the option to run alongside windows during installation, tried to make Grub2 pop up manually, but it kept giving me an error. I run UEFI btw.
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Cannot install 14.04 alongside of windows (boot device not recognizable)

I already have windows 10 enterprise, and I'm trying to get Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot but the bootable device keeps saying: missing operation/operating system and kicks me back to my bios. I have ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on HP ProBook 440

I've seen many question like this in the forum, but no one reporting this specific behavior. I downloaded the iso file ubuntu-15.1-desktop-amd64.iso I checked the file's md5sum and was OK ...
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Give more Hard disk space to Ubuntu

I know my question have been asked quite a few times on this forum but I am not sure if my situation is similar to what was described in those threads hence I decided to create a different one. Anyway ...
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Grub cannot detect Windows 10 (UBUNTU INSTALLED FIRST)

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro triple booted with two Ubuntu (15.10, 14.04) and Windows 10. Initially I wiped the hard drive and installed Ubuntu. To install windows I reformatted the hard drive to GTP ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 and Linux Ubuntu on Separate Hard Drives

How would I go about dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu, the windows drive is on an ssd as my c drive and my s drive is a hdd that I want to use for Linux. I have no idea what I need to download it or ...
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How to boot from a usb in UEFI mode on a Dell Inspiron

I want to dual boot ubuntu 15.10 with already installed windows 10 (upgraded from 8). From what I've been researching, in order for ubtuntu to be dualbooted with windows 10 on a uefi machine, the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 5G WIFI issues

I currently have a dual-booted computer running Windows and Ubuntu. I also have the option of connecting to a 2.4Ghz and 5G network in both the Windows and Ubuntu menus. However, while 5G works in ...
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is it possible to crouton ubuntu to windows? like you can from chrome to arch?

ok so i had a chrome book awhile back and croutoned it to linux and could switch back and forth between the OS's. it was great. except i hated chrome. i sold the chrome book. i now have a pc. i have ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10, can't get passed loading screen

I CANNOT install Ubuntu. I have a new MSI laptop with Windows 10 and want to dual-boot Ubuntu. I followed these guides as well as help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI for installing in UEFI mode and ...
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No operating system selection screen

I have been using Windows 10 as my default OS. A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 through USB. When I start my PC I can't see any OS selection screen. It boots Windows 10 directly. But if I press ...
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Ubuntu not able to boot up and fresh installlation also not possible

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between because I didn't ...
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Windows 8.1 bootloader is not working after install Ubuntu 14.04

after installing Ubuntu 14.04 windows boot loader is not opening ... when i turn on my laptop it boot directly ubuntu . There is no option to boot windows boot loader. I didnot delete or format any ...
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Probook 4530s dual boot [duplicate]

I have a probook 4530s with ssd as primary and an hdd in upgrade drive bay instead of dvd writer. Win 8.1 is already installed on the first, I would like to install ubuntu on the second and dualboot. ...
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Duel Boot Ubuntu / Win 7 on Tablet, How?

none of the other QA help because I'm not technical. I just want to try U and then get away from MS entirely. Creating a boot USB thru Pendrivelinux was impossible - kept directing me to useless ...
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How can I get the Ubuntu Installer to recognize that my system has windows 10 installed?

I'm currently trying to dual boot my Dell inspiron 7000 series laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. Windows 10 is already installed. However while messing with installing other linux distros i seem to ...
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Dual Booting with both SSD and conventional HDD

I want to use the solid state drive for Ubuntu and the hard drive for Windows. (Most people seem to do the reverse to judge by the Internet posts.) How is this best accomplished? Thanks in advance for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04-Windows 10 dual boot makes windows hang

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04<>Windows 10 system. It has two SSD-drives, 256 GB for Windows and 128 GB for Ubuntu and one 1 TB HDD for data. Ubuntu works without any problems, Windows 10, ...
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Grub Customizer will not install on Ubuntu 14.04

enter image description hereenter image description hereI am trying to install Grub Customizer to customize Grub menus, without success. The following instructions (which can be found on various ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 10 dual boot issue on a toshiba sattelite P 50 A 11 L

I had ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10 installed on my toshiba, everything was fine. But after a month, my computer starts only on widows, I tried everything I could but I cannot access the ubuntu ...
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The selected boot device failed…Ubuntu 15.10 OS will not load

So i am trying to install ubuntu and get it to work on my laptop dual boot with Win 10 I have two separate drives: one the ssd which i have the windows os which i dont want to touch On the other ...