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I have installed ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI). I can't run efibootmgr to select BOOT ORDER IN UEFI

I know without this I can't run Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu in this machine before but didn't find any way to load the OS in the UEFI or at startup. I am following the guide here: http://www....
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MBR shows only 0x44 and cannot write anything to disk (MSata)

I cannot load my Windows or Linux installation anymore (Operating System not found error) after some windows updates (without me noticing), rebooting in Linux, and powering off due to battery drain. I ...
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How to edit grub .cfg file so that it points to iso image?

I have installed grub on USB stick. I now want to add "linux.iso" file to the USB, so that on boot I could run linux from USB. On boot the grub menu opens, but after trying to load external linux, an ...
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Using a Partition located BEFORE my sda7 partition

I recently set up a dual boot on my laptop, with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. However, I did something remarkably stupid and made the Ubuntu partition only 30GB large. I like to use Ubuntu for my ...
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Ubuntu install with unetbootin

Okay, so I downloaded ubuntu and used unetbootin to load it up on my hard disc. I now can either select unebootin or windows at my bootloader, which was my intention. I just don't know how to ...
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While installing Ubuntu mate Window is not visible !! Is it troublesome

I am new to Linux and while installing Ubuntu mate 15.04 I faced a small but fishy obstacle in which when asked about the hard drive option there was no where mentioned about Windows 10, which is ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't detect Windows 10 on a Macbook Pro

This is my situation: I've a Macbook Pro Mid 2012 and I've installed only Windows 10 on it (no OSX at all). I want to install Ubuntu in dual-boot so I've created an USB bootable device, but when it ...
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ubuntu installer 14.04 not recognizing windows un allocated space

I have been struggling for a few days now to install ubuntu via dual boot with Windows 7 on my laptop. I have successfully installed ubuntu on USB and able to boot from USB. Once I enter the live CD ...
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Dual booting Linux with Windows 10

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2. The specs are the following: Intel i7 Processor (2.6 GHz) 225GB SSD, 25GB Hard drive Windows 10 8GB RAM I want to dual boot a good version of Ubuntu. I had the following ...
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What is the best way to extend by Ubuntu partition while decreasing the space of the Windows partition?

Should I do it within Ubuntu, within Windows, or using a bootable stick? What software should I use? And does it go like this?: Shrink Windows partition Extend Ubuntu partition with free space ...
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Unable to boot into windows after installing Ubuntu, two hard drives

I just installed Ubuntu onto a second hard drive of mine. I also chose it as the location for the bootloader. Now when I turn on the computer, it goes straight to Ubuntu, no GRUB no nothing, and I had ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 is not in Boot Manager

I have a problem with Ubuntu 15.10 I have in my computer windows 10. Some days ago i decided to install Ubuntu in partition so i can have both in the same hard drive. The problem is that i cant get ...
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Trouble with booting to Win10 from Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my MSI GE60 2PE laptop. A few days ago, dual booting worked fine. Now when I choose Windows 10 in the GRUB boot menu, Windows tells me it needs to be ...
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After installing Ubuntu 14.04, windows 10 is not booting

I am able to boot into Ubuntu 14.04 with no problems, but windows, where I do most of my work, is not booting. I left a question on the forum yesterday and people were glad to help me resolve my issue,...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server on MacBook Pro (without Network Interface)

I'm trying to install U14.04.3 Server onto my MacBook Pro Mid 2014 (11.3). I already have U14.04.3 Desktop dual booting with OSX using the internal drive and rEFInd, but I am unable to install the ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu in my partitioned laptop

I have a problem and I'm not sure how to proceed. I want to reinstall Ubuntu because I fucked up so bad that it's the easiest way to go. My laptop is partitioned, half Ubuntu 15, half Windows 10. ...
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I created symlinks between windows and ubuntu (ext4) partitions, and I think it's causing havoc, how do I hunt them down and remove them?

I want to remove all symlinks between my ntfs and ext4 partitions. Is there a simple way to find them, and then remove them? I am using windows 7 and 14.04. I believe I used them to force my dropbox ...
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install multiple os in pendrive using grub

I have a pendrive 16gb transcend. I want to install lubuntu and kali in it(live cd image, may be using dd). When I plug in this thumb to a pc it have to show a grub bootloader and have to able to ...
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What to do if forgot to enable EFI partition?

I have Windows 10, so I have EFI partition, but during Ubuntu installation I forgot to select EFI partition. Now I always should to turn on UEFI mode if I wanna to use Windows. Can I enable EFI ...
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GRUB broken after upgrading to Windows 10

I had an Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 dual boot system with Grub2. After my recent upgrade to free Windows 10. GRUB is broken, it gave me the grub rescue> prompt. Reading on internet I figured I ...
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Is there a replacement for WUBI?

I used to have Xubuntu 11.10 side-by-side with my Windows installation, installed via WUBI from Windows. After upgrading to Windows 10, however, this doesn't start any more, so I wanted to reinstall ...
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Windows display missing after after Ubunutu 14.04 installation. Boot repair didn't solved

I have installed windows-7-professional and ubuntu-14.04 on my computer. After installation of both OSes, the display became purple while choosing Windows 7. I tried to fix it using the boot-repair ...
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Wireless very Slow (Dual Boot). Burt on Windows its working Fine

Wireless is perfectly working fine on Windows but is very slow on linux. I have tried many Solutions but nothing works. Here is the specification of wireless + Hardware I am using. lshw -class ...
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Why do I have to boot into Windows 10 and restart before Ubuntu will boot?

This problem started recently, but I'm not sure why. If I boot my computer and select Ubuntu from the GRUB menu, Ubuntu starts booting and then hangs. In order to get Ubuntu to fully boot and become ...
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After installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for the first time, my hard drive won't boot windows

This is one of my first posts, so forgive me if I do not off as specific as I want to be. Yesterday, I tired to play my hand with Ubuntu by attempting to have a duel-booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/windows ...
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Partitioning before Installation - better in Windows or Ubuntu?

Currently my computer runs on Windows 7. Now I want to install Windows 10, but do a clean installation (no upgrade). After that, I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows. I'm wondering about the ...
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Installing and booting

I opted to install ubuntu alongside windows on my vaio SVE14123CN after disabling secure boot. It has preinstalled windows-8 and I upgraded it with windows-10. Everything was ok and I successfully ...
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When I boot my laptop multiple Ubuntu is listing on grub

This is my grub when I bootup my laptop. Is multiple installation done? If yes then how to delete the second Ubuntu (/dev/sda8)? I installed Ubuntu with windows 10. I want to remove the second Ubuntu (...
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15.10 No GRUB menu with windows 10

I am trying to get Ubuntu 15.10 dual booted with Windows 10. But the GRUB menu does not show up. The PC came pre-installed with Windows 8.1 and I upgraded it to Windows 10. Following directions from ...
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GRUB doesn't load windows 8

Here what I am getting: Windows loads fine only if I switch to UEFI via "Boot options(F12)". I get the GRUB menu only in legacy mode. In GRUB 2.02 beta2-9ubuntui1.3 menu the only selection for ...
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Installing U14 Server on external drive wants to use internal drive for swap

I'm installing U14 Server onto an external drive that is connected to my MacBook Pro. I already have OSX running side-by-side U14 Desktop (using rEFInd) and therefore have an existing swap partition ...
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PCI devices listing screen when tried to install Ubuntu

I have just tried to get rid of Windows Xp on my parents' computer, so I have downloaded Lubuntu version 10 and tried to install it, the system asked me whether to maintain both OS or delete WinXp and ...
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Problem with Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on MSI

I have MSI ge60 2pe. I am facing big problem,whenever I try to boot USB it is obviously showing me options such as "try without installation" etc. However whenever I choose to install or try without ...
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I need to disable access to the internet on my install of Ubuntu. How do I completely *remove* the wireless drivers?

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu. I want the entire device completely unable to access the internet wirelessly. (But able to access it wired.) My first idea was to remove the wireless card ...
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gparted does not resize/move

I wanted to use gparted to resize a Ubuntu sda6 to dual boot with Kali but when i click on resize/move and try to resize nothing worked.
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Delete partitions table by accident

I delete by accident the partition table.I have dual boot system with Win7,Ubuntu.I manage to recover Ubuntu table with testdisk but not win7.In gparted it show the partition as unnalocated space.How ...
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Can't access Windows 10 after creating manual partitions and installing Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot

I know that this question has been asked several times before, but I have not yet discovered a solution that works. If I explain step-by-step what happened, perhaps someone might be able to suggest a ...
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Create ubuntu usb drive from existing installation

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a desktop machine and I need to clone my system to a laptop that currently has windows 10 installed. I've used this process in similar situations but now I want to have a ...
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Ubuntu runtime error

I installed ubuntu on windows 10, went through all stages fine include Hd space 28gb, after reboot it gave me option windows 10 or Ubuntu, selected Ubuntu, then 1st this error displayed: Windows ...
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windows Ethernet doesn't work after using ubuntu 16.04 in dual boot

I am using Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04 .each time I use ubuntu then shutdown and login to windows the ethernet doesn't work it shows errorone or more network protocols are missing on this computer . ...
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Installing Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to create a ntfs partition to install windows 7 and I've followed this tutorial so far. But when I get to the part of resizing there's the slight problem that I can only resize the small ...
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charging capacity while dual booting?

sorry if this has already been answered, I looked around for a while(here/online) and could not find the case of dual booting but just Ubuntu standalone. Say I have a dual boot win7 and Gnome. How ...
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I have to boot two times (boot + reboot) to have normal displaying desktop

Everytime I boot I first get wrong displaying desktop (without my theme and icon (numix both)) and I have to hit the reboot once to get everything fine. So it seems something is initialized wrong at ...
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Screen tears with MSI GE72 2QD Apache Pro dual booting Linux with windows 10

I have been losing my mind and sleep for the past 4 days. I used Ubuntu to run linux alongside windows. (That was a huge pain in the ass.) Now I am getting a bunch of screen tears. I have tried loads ...
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Operating System Not Found attempting to dual boot in Legacy [duplicate]

I'm seeing tons of similar questions but never this scenario, or at least not with a solution... I have an Acer Aspire laptop, no optical drive, with Windows 10 installed. BIOS is set to Legacy boot, ...
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After running boot-repair, still not booting to grub

I have a dual-boot machine, with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows. Recently, my Windows did an automatic update from 8.1 to 10. After this, my machine no longer booted to the grub menu; instead, it booted ...
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Problem with installing Ubuntu on Windows 10

I was following this guide http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2015/11/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-alongside.html and encountered the problem below: After disabling fastboot and rebooting with the UEFI ...
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Tried updating graphics drivers, now I can't log in after rebooting and I cannot access the disk from my other partition

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, been using it for about a month now. I just bought 2 new 2560x1440 monitors and gave away the old ones, but I've only just now used Ubuntu since the ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 doesn't boot

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS via burned DVD on my HP 635 notebook. It had Windows 7 Home Premuim pre-installed and thus I created a new partition for Ubuntu. The install routine went without ...