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Dual boot with zorin [duplicate]

So, I am very fluent with computers, but I am very used to working with windows OS so I am pretty confused what to do here, or if it can even be done. I have a Zorin ( I don't know what version) and I ...
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Dual Booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. After I finished installing Ubuntu on my second partition, it tells me that I have to restart, but then it just boots into Windows 8.1 without asking ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition after formating windows ubuntu 14.04 lts

I am unable to mount an NTFS partition in Ubuntu after I formatted Windows. The cause of the problem is the same in Windows and the partition wasn't opening at all so I formatted it and the problem ...
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Boot-repair disk failed

I have a Laptop. My windows 7 broke and another commenter advised me to download bootrepair disk, which I did and now I have ubuntu 64bit 14.04 installed as well. I can't boot Ubuntu at all (or ...
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How to install ubuntu on already existing partitions [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 32bit because I'm a noob and now I've uninstalled it to install the 64bit version. After uninstalling I'm left with two new partitions a 80GB and a 26GB from the previous ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after installing alongside windows 7

I'll tell you my problem first then explain how it all happened. I'm a complete noob so please explain as easy as possible. My windows 7 broke and I got Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB stick and used the live ...
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Win Xp and ubuntu dual boot problem

I am running 14.04. I also installed win XP later on a physically different disk (the disk on which ubuntu is installed was powered off during win XP installation). Now i have connected both disks to ...
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Unable to Boot to Either System After Dual Boot Install

I just performed a clean dual boot install on an HP laptop that came with Windows 8. The install said it had completed successfully, but when I restart the machine, or power down and power back up, ...
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Reduce Grub Menu Items

I have done quite a bit of fiddling and reinstalling of grub. I can get my machine to boot using the first few entries, but I would like to clean up the grub menu. I have tried deleting grub.cfg and ...
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Cannot create unallocated space in Hard Drive

So, I want to set up Ubuntu in Dual Boot with Windows 7 and I need to create free unallocated space for it. This is how my drives are ( I'm using EaseUS partition manager) Link to Picture: ...
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No “Install Alongside” option in Ubuntu 14.04 (Windows 7)

I know there are quite a few questions and answers on this topic but I can't seem to find quite the answer to my question. I would like to install Ubuntu alongside windows 7 on my computer. I have a ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Option “Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7 does not show up”

sorry to open a new thread with the same and question again and again, but people wouldn't open it again and again, if Ubuntu would work out of the box like the tutorials explain it to work. I have ...
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Mount failed. A maintenance shell will now be started

I am dualbooting ubuntu and Windows 7. Installation went well, but when I try to boot ubuntu, the laptop goes black for ever, when I try to wake it up, the file mounting problem appears, asking me to ...
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I installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.10 only windows 8 boots

I had a windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.10 then i upgraded windows 7 to 8.1 now I cant get Ubuntu to boot I now have grub but grub will not find Ubuntu http://paste.ubuntu.com/11019932
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Problems with refind on MBP

I'm running ubuntu on my late 2013 MBPr and dumb decisions have me in a pickle. A while ago I had a triple boot system, but problems with OSX made me more reliant on Ubuntu, and recently I've been ...
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Does Ubuntu support the asus crosshair v formula Z motherboard?

I have been trying to install ubuntu 15.04. I have no errors, and I can load the OS on the flash drive as well as see and play with all my windows drives on the system, but the partitioner freezes and ...
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Dual boot into ubuntu with windows boot manager?

Noob here, please bear with me. I installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on a separate partition of size 10GB and formatted it to ext4 during installation. Now it is not visible through windows. The installation ...
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How to combine a paritition with Ubuntu's paritition? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days ago on dual boot with Windows 7 (not using Wubi) and now I see that I am almost running out of space. I used GParted on a live CD. Now, I have on my drive an ...
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KDE hangs after login if rebooting from Windows in a dual-boot computer

I run a dual-boot computer with(Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04, over which I have installed KDE 4.13.3. After booting on Windows, the first time I try to log in to KDE, KDE hangs on splash window after ...
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Why Windows Bootmanager still has Ubuntu option from wubi? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 quite sometime back using Wubi on windows 7. It allowed me to dual boot into ubuntu. Unfortunately the partition is a tiny 7 GB partition and ubuntu did not allow me to ...
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Wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu/Windows Dual Boot

I've found related problems that usually advise updating GRUB or the NVIDIA drivers online but nothing exactly like my use case, so I apologize if the solution is already addressed somewhere here. I ...
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Pointing Grub Rescue to the correct .mod

I've borked my ubuntu installation. It seems to have mixed up whether to use bios grub or efi grub. When I get to grub rescue, I can find all the mod files I need at ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Installer: no disks [UEFI]

could you please help me with my problem: I can't install Ubuntu on my Dell Vostro 5470 laptop. I'm booting in UEFI mode and NO disks are shown in "do something else". It's just blank window. I want ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on Acer Aspire One D270

I have an Acer Aspire One D270 laptop. I am unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7. I am following the steps from the official Ubuntu website: Install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. When I get to ...
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Aquaris E45 dual boot

I have an Aquaris E45 with only Ubuntu-touch on it. It's quite buggy at this time (GPS, freez, network issue ....) is there a way to have android too on it?
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Dual Boot Problem in UEFI Mode

I have a HP Probook 440 G2 and it is installed with Windows 8.1 in UEFI Mode. I used Rufus-2.1 software to boot Ubuntu in the USB in GPT Prtition Scheme and tried to install Ubuntu. The OS got ...
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Safest way to format and add unassigned partition to Ubuntu partition in a dual boot system with win 7

What is the safest way to format and add unassigned partition in a dual boot system with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04.02. I usually tweak with my Ubuntu os and sometimes because of problematic tweaking ...
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Ubuntu does not boot on mainboard with UEFI

Windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit were installed on a new SSD on a computer with old motherboard (no UEFI). Dual boot with GRUB2 worked perfectly well: Windows and Ubuntu could be executed and ...
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How does chown work with regards to files created by Mac OS X?

I have a 1 TB hard drive in a Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010) partitioned with 900 GB for Mac OS X and 100 GB for Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to make the HFS+ partition (with OS X installed as a boot drive) ...
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Dual boot RED HAT 7 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to dual boot redhat 7 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed redhat 7 first and then installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i installed ubuntu, Red hat hidden. My system support efi boot. How can i solve ...
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Dual Boot: Does data get deleted because the drive is partitioned?

I'm pretty bad at the whole computer literacy thing, but for the most part I can Google things pretty well. From what I've read, partitioning deallocates everything on the partition that is getting ...
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Ubuntu live usb installer wont boot up

Good day, Can anyone help me in regards to the installation of ubuntu 15.04, first of all I've downloaded the amd64 or the x64 version of it, after making a bootable flash drive using the Universal ...
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Black screen on boot with thinkpad yoga 14 and ubuntu/windows 8.1 dual boot

I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my new thinkpad yoga 14. The installation seems ok I can choose windows when GRUB starts and it works. But if I choose ubuntu I get a black screen and have to hard ...
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How to install Windows 10 and OS X on a laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu?

I have a Dell m3800 developer edition pre-installed with Ubuntu. I'm currently running 14.10. I am wondering if it is possible to triple boot Windows 10 and OS X Mavericks onto the computer? ...
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How can one boot to a second hard drive where Ubuntu is installed

I have installed a dual boot (windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04) on my HP Pavilion p7-1155 desktop. Windows resides on the first hard drive (SATA0) and Ubuntu resides on a second hard drive (SATA1). Everything ...
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Ubuntu UEIF/Windows 8 dual boot problem

I tried installing ubuntu 14 uefi in dual boot with Windows 8. The installation went well, but now I can't boot on Windows anymore. I can't even see it in the boot manager. I tried to unable/disable ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop version hanging

I have recently installed ubuntu 15.04 desktop version. After installation whenever i click on any of the apps present it hangs/freezes. What to do. I have already tried reinstalling it.
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windows operating system missing in dell inspiron 3521

I created a ext4 partition and with my secure boot disabled I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and now my computer directly opens Ubuntu when I turn on my laptop. I looked for the boot menu too but it didn't ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15 with Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

How do I have to make the partitions with Ubuntu 15.0 thus I can choose from the Boot Sector when I turn on the pc. I want to install ubuntu 15.0 with windows 8.1. I have a notebook with a hard disk ...
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windows 7 failes to boot afetr installation of ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7 system. After the installation I can't boot into Windows 7 system, when I select the Windows 7 boot loader in GRUB2, it hangs for seconds and then ...
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How do I manually add windows 7 to grub list?

I am desperate to add Windows 7 to grub. I have tried sudo update-grub, I have run sudo os-prober, but I can't seem to get windows to be added to grub. Can someone please explain how to manually add ...
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How do I add windows 7 on a new hard drive to grub [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on an SSS running perfectly. Got a new 2TB drive that has Windows 7 installed on it. How do I add Windows 7 to my grub menu? This is output of sudo update-grub: ...
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Added a hard drive that has windows 7 pre-installed. How do I create a dual boot?

I have an ssd drive with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and it runs perfect. Just added a 2tb drive that already has windows 7 installed on it. I want to be able to dual boot. How do I make it so I can choose ...
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Cannot run Ubuntu install dual boot from USB on X1 Carbon w/Win8.1 - kernel panic, VFS

I installed Ubuntu as dual-boot on X1 Carbon 3rd gen (with Windows 8.1, UEFI etc.; lets call it "Machine A"). I had some issue with Ubuntu there, so I removed like 3 partitions (from Windows tool) - ...
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Need to press the power button twice for Ubuntu 15.04 to boot

I have a dual boot set up (Windows 7/Ubuntu 15.04). I've recently upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 15.04 and since then, I have to press the power button twice. The first time it goes to GRUB without any ...
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hide grub on computer start

I tried all the methods that comes in google search for "hide the grub menu on computer start", but still no luck, I guess things work differently on Ubuntu 15.04 ? this is my grub # If you change ...
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Live DVD and status DRDY

I am trying to install Linux on my pc as dualboot. On this PC, I am using windows since 2 years. After booting with a live DVD of Kubuntu 15.04 (I also tried it afterwards with an USB-Stick and Linux ...
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Ubuntu installer crashes

I am installing alongside windows 7 and using a USB to install. The installer crashes when I select to install Ubuntu alongside windows 7. Clicking Continue causes my computer to restart/crash. If I ...
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Windows7 is not starting

First I install Windows7 and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. Now when I restart machine, there is option to start windows, but sometime it is starting and sometime it displays blank screen. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Does Not Recognize Mac OS X During Installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010) alongside Yosemite. Using this handy guide, I installed rEFInd and made a bootable USB drive. I had some problems starting the ...