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How do I access the grub/ Ubuntu after installing windows 10?

After installing windows 10 alongside windows 7 and ubuntu, I cannot access the grub boot menu. It boots directly to windows 10 giving the option to access windows 7 (which is nice) I have tried ...
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No dual boot screen after upgrading to windows 10 [duplicate]

I had installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Now that I have upgraded to windows 10, I am no longer able to see the dual boot screen. Please help. I tried the following command in ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8

I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my Dell Vostro 3546, which already has Windows 8 on it. I have a 320GB HDD with 2GB RAM. I am using a bootable USB drive to this. All goes well for the first part. I ...
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Error adding menuentry Windows 10 after reinstall Ubuntu

I've installed Windows 10 boot on /dev/sda1 but grub2 doesn't detect that as operating system. $ fdisk -l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 ...
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someone please HELP! I can't boot into any OS [closed]

I formatted an older version of Elementary OS Luna and tried to install the latest version Elementary OS Freya on that partition (sda5) but now whenever I boot into my computer it gives the error: ...
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Dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu with UEFI on two separate drives?

I've already installed Windows 8 in UEFI mode and it is currently running off of one SSD. On another SSD, I want to install Ubuntu GNOME. Is there any sort of special configuration or setting I have ...
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rEFInd cannot be found after resetting smc on MacBook Pro

I had rEFInd 0.9.0 on my Macbook Pro retina 13(mid 2014) and after resetting the smc the computer no longer booted into rEFInd and went directly into OSX. I checked the partions which it is installed ...
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Safely remove an OS from dual boot

How can i safely remove a linux os from a dual booting laptop? Do i create a bootable gparted disk and just format that particular partition with the unwanted os on it and change it into something ...
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Grub2 and os-prober not detecting my Windows 7

I erased my old Elementary OS and replaced it with Ubuntu 14.04. I also have a Windows 7 install on a different drive, which was working fine under Elementary OS (which is based on Ubuntu 12.04) . ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 on usb3.0 pendrive with swap,tmp,var,etc folders on ssd

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on USB 3.0 (SanDisk Extreme 16GB) pen drive but want to keep /var, /etc, /opt, /tmp on SSD as my Samsung 850 Evo 250 GB is relatively new and until now only 2 TB has ...
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Grub Rescue after installing Elementary OS Freya [migrated]

I used to dual boot windows 10(recently upgraded from windows7) and elementary os luna. Windows is installed on my C drive, and Luna was installed on a partitioned D drive (i splitted 100GB for ...
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Hoy do I get my data from Windows 8 back?

I had Windows 8 installed in my HP-PC when I proceeded to install Ubuntu 14.04 to run alongside it. My PC has a 2TB hard drive where Windows 8 and all my data was installed. In order to make the Linux ...
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Ubuntu live disk stop halt in the boot process

I have just bought a new ASUS laptop for my son. It have pre-installed Windows 8.1. I made my usb-live stick as I use to and tried install ubuntu. It use to be simple. I switch off fast-boot in bios ...
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My Acer C720 all of a sudden won't boot my ubuntu install

I have a Acer C720 Chromebook. I was on Ubuntu. I rebooted, and I pressed Ctrl-L for Legacy Boot. It showed the bios screen. It said Booting from hard disk... and didn't do anything else. ChromeOS ...
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Backing up Ubuntu to a hard drive [duplicate]

What is the best program for backing Ubuntu up to a hard drive?
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Can't dual boot!

Today I tried to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 Ultimate which I already had installed. I downloaded a program to boot Ubuntu directly from a flash drive. My first try was with version 14.04.3. The ...
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Ubuntu OS gets lost in dual boot another one is Windows 8.

I have windows 8 install in my primary drive and I have started to install ubuntu on my next drive. I am new to ubuntu family. All thing were going right as I was using both my OS. I was also studying ...
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hd1 cannot get C/H/S values

Ok, I know there are many questions about this topic, but I can't found a convince answer (fixing the problem or not). Recently I bought an SSD drive and installed in main SATA (hd0), I've replaced ...
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How to dual boot windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04 so that Ubuntu has a larger disk partition than windows

I have just bought a brand new Dell computer and have been trying to get it set up to my needs. But I seem to have run in to a bit of a problem. I am going to use this computer for mostly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot recognize my windows nor my hard drive which my windows is installed on

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and was working fine with windows 7 along side it. Then I wanted to get rid of Ubuntu so I deleted the partition that Ubuntu was installed on in windows. (There were two ...
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Can I dual boot Ubuntu server 14.04 on Macbook Yosemite OS X 10.10.5?

I am learning how to operate Ubuntu Server. I have seen how to dual boot Ubuntu desktop to my Macbook running Yosemite, but is there a difference between that and loading Ubuntu Server?
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I deleted my ubuntu partition (win8 dual boot) without first resetting my uefi boot settings. How can I recover my laptop from grub2.02?

When I turn on my computer, I see the grub2.02 command line. It says "GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-15 Minimal BASH-like editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command ...
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boot filename not found with windows 7 ultimate+ recently upgraded ubuntu14.4 LTS dual boot+strange ticking sound

I had windows 7 and ubuntu 12.4 LTS installed for months.. have important data in both sections especially under root account of ubuntu... and D and G drives in windows partition.. not much in the ...
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I'm dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade windows 7 to version 10

Has anyone done this yet? I think Microsoft finally got it right with windows and I'm ready to upgrade my windows OS to 10. The only issue is that I do not want to lose my Ubuntu partition. Is there ...
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How to Access ext3/ext4 (Ubuntu 14.04) Partition from Windows 8.1

I have recently installed Windows (8.1) on my Ubuntu (14.04) alongside after shrinking the root partition ( /dev/ubuntu-vg/root ) using GParted live (terminal) and rearranging the partitions using ...
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Wired LAN is being connected, but can't access internet

I live in a hostel. We have a LAN network and ports in each room. To access internet, we need to enter specific IPV4 settings. I have the necessary settings, and on connecting the cable, it shows that ...
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Ubuntu not starting, can I at least remove it? [duplicate]

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu in dual-boot with Windows 8.1, it worked fine, maybe I touched something that I shouldn't have, but now if I start Ubuntu in the GRUB I get the ubuntu logo and then a ...
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windows does not boot after successfully dual boot with ubuntu 14.04

So, I've successfully dual-booted my Windows 8 machine with Ubuntu 14.o4. However, I still don't have a convenient method of choosing what OS to load at boot time. Ubuntu directly boot.
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No such partition grub rescue - after windows upgrade

I have Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. Windows required an update, which failed with an error. My laptop has a restore to factory install option, which I attempted. This has ...
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Setting up Ubuntu to run dual boxed on my 2015 Macbook pro. Problems with partitioning and installing? Help, thanks

Pre-Problem info summarized: So I started by looking at this tutorial; http://www.howtogeek.com/187410/how-to-install-and-dual-boot-linux-on-a-mac/ I downloaded the latest Ubuntu I could find. I ...
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Selected manual install and now grub can't find moddep files [closed]

I recently re-built my PC and decided to re-install my OS'es. I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, now I'm installing Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. I followed this guide: ...
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How to change the main driver?

Im on a windows 7 laptop with a 219 gig hard drive and i have a trial Ubuntu installed on a 900 gig external hard drive, Whenever i check free space on Ubuntu it shows 219 gigs instead of 900 gigs, so ...
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Windows 10 upgrade attempt destroyed both my Ubuntu and itself (windows 8.1). How do I wipe/format my hard drive to start fresh and try again?

I had been dual-booting with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 for a while now without issue. However, when attempting my free upgrade to windows 10, it killed both. I am not entirely sure why, but it looks like ...
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Where do I install BURG?

I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. When I installed Ubuntu, "Device for bootloader installation" was sda8. So, I tried sda8 for BURG and got this message: ~> sudo burg-install ...
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I deleted Ubuntu and accidentally deleted Grub with it. Other OS's aren't booting now. How do I fix this?

I was running a dual-booted Ubuntu/Windows 8.1 PC. I deleted my Ubuntu partition so I could install Arch, but in doing so I also accidentally messed up Grub and deleted my Windows EFI partition. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install DVD hangs after boot on black and white squared screen

My younger brother got a desktop with Fedora and Linux Mint on it, but I wanted to install Ubuntu, because it's more user friendly, I heard. It keeps freezing/hanging after the boot screen on a white ...
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I can not install ubuntu 14.04.2 in my partition.Installation crash

Previously I had dual boot my pc with ubuntu and windows 7.After installing windows 10 I can not install ubuntu in my pc. In installation process from my usb stick I got this message. "The system ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu dual boot issues

I currently have Windows 10 Pro x64 installed (no upgrade because my PC is custom-built). Whenever I boot into the Ubuntu 14.04.2 live USB, it doesn't give me an option to install it alongside ...
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“Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7” option is not shown during installation of dual boot ubuntu 14.04.2

i am try to install ubuntu 14.04.2 along side window7 i.e dual boot. window 7 already installed on My lenovo laptop. So to install ubuntu on my laptop i use rufus to make my usb Bootable. But during ...
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boot straight into windows no grub :(

so i installing windows fresh install i installed ubuntu but i forgot to disable secure boot as some one told me it could cause problems with boot loader so when installed finished it went straight ...
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dual boot issue

I'm pretty noob on Linux so, sorry in advance. I installed ubuntu side of windows (just want to keep windows for games, shame I can't play them on ubuntu or I would remove windows forever I think) ...
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Linux installation freezes when message about partitions appears

My PC has 64x architecture, Intel proccessor, and NVIDIA graphic (if it matters). Yesterday I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 on this machine, but I decided to reinstall linux. So I deleted all ...
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Deleting Windows from triple boot

I first had windows 7 in my laptop. Then I installed windows 8.1 in different partition (dual booted). Then I installed Ubuntu in different partition. Now it shows me grub showing option to boot ...
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After upgrading GRUB, cannot boot Windows from rEFInd

I'm triple booting Ubuntu, Windows 7, and Mountain Lion from a single hdd in my Macbook Pro 5,3. Somehow, when I got everything set up, I had two options to boot Windows from rEFInd: one that read ...
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Aborted Ubuntu installation on Dual-boot system

I am facing a problem with my laptop: Natively, I was using windows 8 as OS on my laptop, then wanted to change the OS to Ubuntu. During the Ubuntu installing process, I wrongly selected the drive ...
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Booting from flash, can't escape grub rescue

I recently wanted to reinstall Ubuntu on a partition on my PC. I used Gparted to delete the partition so that I could start fresh. I tried to boot to the usb, but it went into grub rescue mode. I ...
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Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu

I have a hard drive with Windows 10 on it and a spare one I installed Ubuntu on. I wanted to have it automatically boot the hard drive with Windows 10 on it instead of showing a grub menu and having ...
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Dual boot - Windows missing after installing ubuntu

I am posting a question and also post the answer as I don’t know other way around to help others. I Have been struggling from last 1 month to make dual boot on my hp laptop its hp g6-2313ax, however ...
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Bootloader problem

I don't know why or how... But my boot loader have been destroyed. In this moment I have installed on my PC Windwos 8, Ubuntu 15 and Ubuntu 14 but just Ubuntu 15 have visible on bootloader.. I've try ...