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Will a new 16.04 installation overwrite a failed 15.10 upgrade?

I attempted to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 last night - it appeared to hit a point in installation where it started to hang then froze/failed overnight. I bought the laptop originally with Windows 7 ...
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Change boot order on multiboot Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 - Fedora 23

I'm having an issue setting the boot order as I want it to be on my multi boot computer containing Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 - Fedora 23. Here is what I've done : I use to have only a dualboot with ...
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Is it possible to boot directly into ubuntu without going to the interface of grub options? [duplicate]

My computer is installed with ubuntu 16.04 and windows 7 dual system, however I seldom use windows, so I found the grub options(selecting system) in booting is a bit less efficient. Is it possible to ...
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Removing the folder $Windows.BT

In my dual-boot system I have Windows 8.1 installed (next to Ubuntu 14.04.1). Now I want to remove the folder $Windows.BT in my Windows system (due to being too large, and I do not want to update to ...
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Error in installing boot-repair

It reports problems regarding some recurring loop. Help me out here please. sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair [sudo] password for parashuram: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How can i share a partition (without win locking it on hibernite)

I know ubuntu can mount my win(ntfs) drives. My problem is that i always Hibernate my win (& linux), and windows locks all NTFS drives when i hibernate it. And I know i can mount locked win drives ...
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Invalid Boot Signature after upgrade to 16.04 (dual boot windows 10)

I'm lost not sure what to do here.... I don't know how to configure my secure booting options. I don't which setting to change?
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Hey! can i install Ubantu 16.04 parallel with Windows 8.1 in SAMSUNG RV513?

I hav samsung RV513 laptop, Having AMD E4540 1.65Ghz processor, 4GB of RAM and 320GB HDD... my is laptop is compatible to Run Ubantu 16.04 in parallel with Windows 8.1 ?
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Can I safely shrink my Windows partition and expand my Ubuntu partition, and can I make the final transition to Ubuntu only in this way?

I had Windows 7 and shrunk the partition, creating a new one (plus swap) for Ubuntu, then I installed Ubuntu. I am enjoying it so much I'm considering using it a lot more than I expected. The problem ...
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Cannot install Windows 10 anymore. Everytime getting diffrent error . [closed]

Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and its great. Thought I'd give lvm file system a try so I backed up everything and reinstall 16.04. Everything worked fine except I had trouble installing windows 10. Created ...
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Windows does not load, installed in a separated HHD

I have a laptop with two hard disks: SSD with installed Ubuntu 16.04 in the standard disk slot HHD with installed Windows 10 in the optical drive slot When bot disks are present I can't boot ...
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Restore Windows loader after deleting partition

I am just install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 8.1, but while installing i deleted Windows reserved partition. I installed Ubuntu in UEFI mode, but i not sure, that windows installed in UEFI. ...
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EDIT WIFI NOT WORKING - hp pavillion x360 i5 ubuntu live usb black screen :'(

da question has beeen updated :) ok, so before y'all guys say "dis is dupelicate" me is in trouble!!!! let moi explain. i has HP Pavllion x360 13 inch with the 4/5th gen i5!!! Intel Graphics 5500. da ...
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How well does ubuntu work with emmc storage? In terms of read/write count

I have a Acer Iconia W4 820 Windows 8.1 tablet with 64 bit Atom z3740, but the Windows is 32 bit. For some time I will have to use Ubuntu on it. So, I wanted to ask: How well is Ubuntu with respect to ...
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Asus laptop fans constantly on, Ubuntu 16

I've got an Asus ROG laptop and just managed to install Ubuntu 16 after a lot of struggle. But when I start using the computer (just opening firefox, nothing heavy at all) the fans start roaring at ...
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Cannot set IPv4 address

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in HP EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF, in which Windows 7 is also installed. While wired network connection works well on Windows, it doesn't on DVD-booted Ubuntu. Then I ...
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Ubuntu not responsive dual-boot

I have Windows 10 installed on my machine. Recently I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in dual-boot mode. The installation went fine, no errors, but whenever I start Ubuntu, the desktop is shown and the the OS ...
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Unable to mount second hard drive

I have a machine with two hard drives. One hard drive is dual-boot, and has both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 installed. The other hard drive is reserved for storage. Until recently, this storage hard ...
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macbook pro 15 can't shutdown on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , still that screen

In My Macbook Pro 15 Dual-Boot OS X and Ubuntu everything is ok and when I exe shutdown -h now, still this screen: efibootmgr info: BootCurrent:0000 BootOrder:0000,0001,0081 Boot0000* ubuntu ...
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Install full desktop on USB?

I'm planning on trying to force myself to switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu gradually. I've installed Ubuntu in the past as a dual start option but notices that I keep on using MS Windows, especially ...
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After install xubuntu 16, starting gives errors

The installation procedure was completely successful, but starting the new OS brings a lot of errors and blocks. Here some of the messages I see: Starting init: /bin/sh exists but couldn't execute ...
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Unable to Dual Boot/Install Aspire V3-112P with Ubuntu 16.04

I want to Install Ubuntu 16.04 with Win 10 in UEFI. But no success. Every time ubuntu is installed successfully but it doesn't boot. Only Win 10 boots.
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How to install windows along with Ubuntu with shared data

My Laptop has a 1 TB hard disk. I have 3 partitions. 30 GB bootable ext4. 9 GB swap. 961 GB ext4. I have 74.9% of data (242 free) in partition 3. I want to install windows (dualboot) in a new ...
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Bad sectors in hard disk and master boot records

I have a spare old hard disk and thinking to install linux onto it along with windows on my desktop. The first question I have is about bad sectors in the hard disk. I know the spare hard disk has ...
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Change partition size from Windows

I've got Ubuntu installed along with Windows 7. I want to make Ubuntu's partition bigger since now it's my main OS. I lost the USB stick I used to install it, so I'm wondering if it is possible to ...
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Booting Ubuntu from 2nd Hard drive

I Just bought a Refurbished Dell precision M6600, Which has two 700GB 7200RPM Hard Drives. Windows is Installed on the first, Ubuntu on the second (Along with Swap Partition). Everytime I've done this ...
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Grub doesnt load after installing Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a LiveUSB, but after the installation is completed and i'm asked to restart, my computer just loads Windows 10 by default (With the manufacturer HP Logo) I tried ...
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UNetBootin Live Install on Windows XP

I have tried a few different OS's; Ubuntu Mate 16.04, peppermint 6, Lubuntu and Xubuntu. They have started up but they are either terribly slow or when I try to install, it doesn't let me. Am I adding ...
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How to reinstall GRUB bootloader for 14.04 after upgrading to Windows 10

What do I do to reinstall the GRUB boot-loader, since I heard the Windows boot-loader overwrites GRUB.
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Bootable device not working

I have HP-15-du005tu, downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu i.e 16.04 and using rufus. I've made a bootable device but whenever I restart using advanced mode (win 8.1) it always says bootable device ...
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Install 16.04 on dell xps 13

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell xps 13 9350 as well. I have followed the step from this link: Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS alongside Windows 8/10 in dual boot. But I don't see the screen ...
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Repairing broken ubuntu installation in Windows 10 + Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dual Boot

I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu to 15.10 then to 16.04, I think I accidentally closed the window (thankfully it's not grub that's broken). Then, I wanted to go to System monitor so I can see if I did not ...
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How do I tell what type of RAM I have in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a dual-boot system with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Windows normally provides me detailed system information like what type of RAM is used. However, I am currently troubleshooting the PC and I ...
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My bootable usb doesn't show up as an option in the boot menu

I followed this guide, and my usb does not show up as an option in the boot menu. This is what my boot drive looks like. Boot Drive Image
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Error while trying to dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10

Being specific, When I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10, my other operating system remains undetected. "Multiple OS detected" But still it wont let me dual boot my Windows 10 and Ubuntu. Please ...
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Ubuntu is not booting after re-installation of Windows in dual boot system

My laptop was dual booted - Windows 7 (32 bit) along with Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) LTS - and I used it without any problems. Due to Windows performance issues I had to format windows primary C:\ ...
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install ubuntu without ecrase

Hello everyone I want to reinstall ubuntu without removing the existing system or my file and documents. That is what I must do aue. look at this picture to understand me. Thanks for helping me
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Changing file system back to ntfs

before installing Ubuntu I partitioned one of my drives and then installed it on one of the partitions which I agreed to change to ext4. But now the whole drive seems to be in ext4 so I can't read it ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on new asus computer, problems! [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a Uefi(?) windows computer. There is already a pre installed windows 10 on the computer which doesnt work. Im trying to switch to Ubuntu, after alot of googling I ...
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Ethernet not working on Ubuntu - Driver r8169: link down

This is the first time that I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Lenovo Z51. My Ethernet connection is not recognized in Ubuntu, but it is connected in Windows. Wireless is working fine. ...
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Reinstall grub to “/” (encrypted) possible? And to make it primary?

After many many years out of linux, I decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a spare HDD I had. My system has 3 HDDs: sata0 -> 3TB Chameleon Boot Loader / Mac OS X [sda] sata1 -> 3TB winloader / win7 ...
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual boot system?

I'm currently running Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and Windows 7 on my machine, but I'd like to delete both OSes and just install Ubuntu Studio 16.04. How can I do that?
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 or any version of Ubuntu with Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have just purchased a new laptop (an Acer Aspire E51-531) with Windows 10. As I have with my last few laptops (various models), I tried to install Ubuntu in new partition and have a dual mode ...
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Any downside to using rEFInd instead of GRUB?

FINAL EDIT - If you are planning on installing rEFInd you might want to read Rob's answer below. After installing if you have a bunch of useless entries just write down their name on a piece of paper ...
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Black screen after ubuntu gnome 16.04 update

I have a dual boot windows 10& ubuntu 16.04. I just updated it to 16.04 from 15.10(gnome version) and when the system restared it asked me which system I want to boot,I chose ubuntu and the logo ...
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Dual boot windows 10 ubuntu 16.04

Long story short , i inserted a windows 10 bootable USB deleted all partitions previously were installed , did this in command prompt : diskpart select disk 0 clean then installed a windows 10 on ...
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Ubuntu Not Installing?

I've tried about 4 times now, with 14.04.1 LTS and 15.10. The install goes fine. No errors or anything like that or anything that would hint that something is going wrong. Whenever I try to install ...
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GRUB2 Installation failed Dual boot ubuntu with windows 8

I am having hp pavilion g6 2320tx with windows 8 preinstalled with the UEFI mode I am trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 8 but it fails every time giving me the error that grub2 was not ...
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Which Ubuntu should I run on my Windows PC [duplicate]

I intend to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 but I'm a bit confused about the information on the official Ubuntu website: 64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop imageChoose this to take full advantage of ...
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Install ubuntu with manual partition or erase all

I am using ubuntu 12.04/14.04 since long. And those I was using along side with Windows 7. So for that I was required to select "Something Else" option while installation. By selection something ...