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Dual boot Android/Ubuntu Touch - from sdcard?

I have an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition, and also an Android phone. As an experiment, I would like to make both of these dual boot both Ubuntu Touch and Android, and I've already found this: ...
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Screen Flickering and changing Brightness

I Recently Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 0n My outdated PowerBook G4. For the first login, the screen worked fine and was the brightness I expected. But the next few the screen would change brightness ...
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Mint wont boot after booting into Windows 10 [closed]

So, I installed Linux Mint along with Windows 10 in dual-boot. On starting the pc I was taken to the grub boot menu where I could select Linux Mint Cinnamon or Windows Boot Manager. If I selected ...
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Stuck On Ubuntu's Installation Type Screen. Please Help

I am trying to install Ubuntu (Dual Boot) on my Windows PC. When I get to the Installation Type menu I am not given any options other than what can be seen in the image. I'm hesitant to click Install ...
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Help Ubuntu and Windows won't shutdown

I've decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 along with Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series. Now both OS's can't shut down properly. What is looks like is that all processes are killed during the ...
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Booting option in windows 10 laptop

First off all, i am a novice of Linux so ignore any mistakes in my question. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Windows-10 laptop. I want to use both of them on the same machine. When ever I start ...
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Windows 10 broken after install Ubuntu

So I was with just windows 10 installed and I installed Ubuntu 16 here and now I can't boot windows 10 here's my paste boot info: http://paste2.org/gMBhJyMp If I check the windows partition with ...
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PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair

My home computer has been unusable since a week, and I would like to hear your opinion about my problems. It is a long story, so I will keep it simple, okay? :) I had a dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 stuck in boot loop

I upgraded to 16.04 the other day, I don't think this is the source of the problem however. Checking out the changes I came across the programs N1 (email client) and CoreBird (twitter client) after ...
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How to create extended partition if I only have unallocated space?

a while ago, I asked a question about partitions and it was recommended to me to create an extended partition to install my Linux on. However, it seems like I cannot just create extended partition ...
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Backing up to make space space for dual boot

I want to do a backup of Ubuntu to install windows 8.1 and then later on dual boot it with Ubuntu, without losing my data. I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 operating system, and I sincerely love it, ...
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How to fix “unusable disk space” error?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 for the first time in order to dual-boot it alongside Windows 7. I've freed up some space in my hard-drive, started the installation via USB and I'm having some ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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After OS-Uninstaller tool (linux uninstall), now GPT ntfs partition/disk not visible in Windows 7

I have uninstalled Linux (Ubuntu or Mint - not sure) from dual boot using OS-Uninstaller tool, now boot menu is OK, boot to Windows 7 is OK, but HDD where Linux was installed is not recognized by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes during installation in the same spot - dual/triple boot process

I was doing triple boot initially on MAC with Win 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Windows 10 is getting installed without a glitch. It is Ubuntu is getting stuck in the same spot - two-thirds done during ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here ...
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UEFI Installation Ubuntu parallel to Windows 10

I follow all the common instructions. I installed Ubuntu through disabling the UEFI block and uneabling the USB boot. When I restart the pc, with the legacy options enabled, I have the following ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in my laptop

I have seen some posts related to installation of ubuntu 16.04 but couldn't figure out anything. Let me make few honest statements. In the first place I dont even know how to install an operating ...
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How to create a UEFI Ubuntu flash drive

I have windows 10 on my PC after switching from Ubuntu MATE but I realized that windows 10 is only good for programming in java and that's it. So I tried and dual boot Ubuntu mate and windows 10(uefi) ...
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After system updates ubuntu grub no longer boots on dual-boot system

Very new to Ubuntu and not very tech savvy so bare with me. I have been using Ubuntu on a dual-boot system for a couple of months - all fine. I haven't touched windows during this time. I did some ...
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fix boot - is it possible whith encrypted disk?

Is it possible to fix boot of encrypted disk ? only the ubuntu partition is encryoted (sda3). These are the partitions: sda1 - efi sda2 - grub sda3 - ubuntu I use removable disk, and just moved it ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 causes boot problem (error: no such partition)

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my desktop computer. I use grub to boot each time the computer is started and I choose which OS to boot. I upgraded to Windows 10 today and when the computer restarted ...
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booting ubuntu alongside windows 10 home

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu off an 64 gb sd card on my acer computer with windows 10 and it wont work!! I'm new at this, so can someone PLEASE tell me what I'm doing wrong????
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How to create a shared partition between Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7

I had read this how-to manual, however, I'm not sure how to proceed with my partitions. Here is a list of my partitions: I will appreciate any help.
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Having Trouble with Ubuntu install alongside my windows 10 OS

So please bear with me as I am really new with installing a linux OS, and I am trying to install one off a flashdrive using rufus. I've been mainly following youtube tutorials to do this, and most ...
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Attempting to Install 3 Operating Systems at once

So, I am currently trying to install 3 OS's on my laptop (MSI A6200). I already have Ubuntu & Kali installed but, I am looking to install ParrotSecOS as well. I know that a question like this has ...
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Install ubuntu touch with dualboot.sh (another recovery ?)

I have a recent nexus 7 (2013) with out of the box recovery errors (well known issue) and the only two workings are the last versions of TWRP and Multirom. So right know I have few issues: If ...
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Trouble booting Windows from GRUB [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Y700 and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 yesterday. I downloaded the iso and installed it in my USB drive using YUMI. I had a problem trying to boot from the USB since it wasn't recognized. I ...
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Dual-boot: EFI System Partition is RAW in Windows, readable with LiveCD

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on dual boot with Windows 10 on my laptop, and at a certain point I ran a gparted 'check' on my /dev/sda1 partition (where Windows Boot Manager and Grub are). Now ...
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Discussion/Needing Help (Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY)

As said in the title, I want to discuss of why Linux (here more specifically Ubuntu) sometimes will not work. Here's my situation: I currently have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY and I feel like this ...
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grub menu issue after windows 10 update

I recently updated my Windows partition to Windows 10, and it removed the grub menu. I have experienced this before, and there is much online about it. However, I have an issue that I haven't found a ...
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Why can't ubuntu install detect my other drives?

I was going install 14.04 on my desktop but because of the bad word rendering during the installation and searched up, found out using the newest ubuntu won't have such problem so I downloaded ...
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Dualboot with 2 seperate harddrives. HD1 has Ubuntu 14.04 HD2 has Windows7

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on my PC, both 64 bit. The way I use it, is to turn off the PC, connect the Ubuntu HD if I want to use Ubuntu. If I want to use Windows, I disconnect the Ubuntu ...
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Boot Option during Startup

I have Windows 10 on my HDD, would like to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on SSD. During startup, Can I get a screen which shows me the option to "boot from" menu? It is possible to go to BIOS and select ...
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Unable to boot without 'grub rescue> ' commands [closed]

I have a system with dual boot (debian 8/ windows 8)After i formatted a drive from windows 8 i'm unable to boot even from usb, always it says 'Unknown Filesystem'. Now, I can only boot the linux by ...
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Dual Boot: Directly booting to Xubuntu without giving me option to boot Ubuntu MATE

I first installed Xubuntu in my laptop. I then installed Ubuntu MATE choosing the option 'Something else' in the installer to create manual partitions. I created a 60GB space for / and 30GB space for ...
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Can I shrink another drive apart from C to make space for Ubuntu installation?

My C drive has 100 GB space 50% of which is used. I have four different drives. (One physical HDD worth 1TB). Can I shrink A drive which is 263 GB and take out 30 GB space from it for /home and swap? ...
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Grub fails “could not find ..” when restarting

I recently installed windows 10 (/dev/sda1)and Ubuntu 16.04 (/dev/sdc1). I set my boot bios to boot from ubuntu and grub recognizances ubuntu and windows fine. The problem is when I restart from ...
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Making files on Windows 10 partition native to Ubuntu partition

Just like the title states, I want to make all my files on my Windows partition native to my Ubuntu partition. Right now, I can access all my documents, pictures, etc. while in Ubuntu by: Clicking ...
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My ubuntu 16.04LTS logs into a blank screen

System: Intel HD Graphics 4000 adapter and NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M adapter visible in Windows; default drivers now in Ubuntu; latest GRUB installed. I just installed ubuntu 16.04LTS on my computer to ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 + Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + nVidia drivers

After following the guide I found here I found that although my hardware is the same as its author I could not reproduce the same results. After creating the GRUB script to register the PCI registers ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can not be install on unallocated disk

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 8.1 in dual boot. So I shrink my Partition F to get 34GB of unallocated disk space. In the Ubuntu setup process, it detects that my PC has Windows 8 ...
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Error-2 : End kernel Panic while booting

After running sudo apt-get -f install command at terminal and downloaded about 351 MB of fixes, I restarted Ubuntu 16.04 OS but after selecting "Ubuntu" From Windows Boot Menu (Default OS : Windows ...
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Have dual boot Win7 & Mint 17.3, how to install Ubuntu over Mint?

I have a laptop that currently dual boots Windows 7 and Mint 17.3. I want to try Ubuntu and want to replace Mint with Ubuntu. Is there a way to do this without destroying Windows? Thanks!
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

For unknown reason Ubuntu doesn't boot. I have tried the boot-recovery but nothing happened. Also I want to dual boot with windows Specs: Lenovo essential g505s Amd A8-5550M amd Radeon hd 8550G ...
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Need disk partition space advice in a dual-boot scenario

I'm using a laptop with 1TB HDD running Windows 10. I'm about to install Ubuntu 16.04 on it and dual boot. I'm wondering how much disk space shall I give to both OSes because I want to keep them both ...
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Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I really need some help with my problem. I just tried to install Ubuntu dualboot with Windows 10 on my computer. I created a 30 GB unallocated space, I thought installition would ask me where to ...
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no wifi with 16.04 on dual boot laptop

I can't get my wifi to work on my laptop dual boot W10 / U16.04 Apologies for the post formating mess I really don't understand how to do it right. Also I am really new to Ubuntu, I posted all these ...
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Common protected (Encrypted) partition for both Windows and Ubuntu

I have installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my hard drive. I like to encrypt a common partition which will be available for both Windows and Ubuntu. When I was using Windows as my only Operating ...