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Install Ubuntu on a computer with dynamic partitions

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my personal mini-laptop and there weren't any problems. Now I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 in the machine of my office (see features below) but I got several ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 i386 not installing on Thinkpad R51, getting Errno 5

Hey there: I've been trying to install Xubuntu 16.04 i386 on my Thinkpad R51 (pentium m @ 1.8ghz (used forcepae flag to boot into live usb), 1.5gb ram) alongside Windows XP Professional, yet every ...
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wifi frequently disconnects on ubuntu 16.04 and not working in 14.04

I have hp 15-ac110tx and dual booted ubuntu and win 10 in uefi mode with secure boot off. All the things are latest updated and upgraded. But wifi frequently disconnects. The output wget -N -t 5 -...
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No “setup alongside Windows” option during Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Lenovo G5080) and I didn't find the "setup alongside Windows" option. I have Windows 8.1. How do I solve this problem? I want to dual boot.
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Windows Boot Manager is not loading

I installed Ubuntu over Windows 8 in my HP laptop. After installing Ubuntu over Windows 8, the first problem occurred. First problem is Ubuntu grub is not loading and directly goes to Windows 8. Using ...
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Time difference on dual boot system (Windows 10 and 16.04) [migrated]

I have a dual boot UEFI system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed. I have a problem related to the representation of RTC in the two system. Since I have read (on AU and some other sources around ...
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Windows Boot Manager still coming up after boot-repair [closed]

I have Linux Mint 18 on my system and I had installed Windows 7 after that. Since the GRUB wasn't showing up after the Windows install, I booted Ubuntu 16.04 on liveUSB and ran boot-repair on the "...
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Possibility of upgrading Ubuntu on a dual boot system

My machine has both Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7, is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu without formatting Windows?
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Safety of Windows during DualBoot upgrade

My Laptop has both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 . I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04. Will my files on Windows or Windows itself be affected by the upgrade ?
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can I install Ubuntu on VN7-592G-77LB, will there be any problems? [duplicate]

So... can someone tell me if I can install Ubuntu on a VN7-592G-77LB acer laptop and what problems will i face doing so ? (please don't use very complicated terms) sorry for any grammatical mistakes. ...
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How to completely remove ubuntu in my Hp laptop [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu 16.4 LTS and I really need to go back to Windows but when I boot up a Windows 7 installation CD or USB it loads all of the processes but I can't see any partition to select. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't dual boot with windows on UEFI mode

I need to use dual boot for both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04, I decided to make a fresh install for both OS, so I installed windows first in UEFI mode (MBR as it refused to continue in GPT), then ...
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How do I set Windows Boot Manager back to its default path?

I have gone through quite a few questions on askubuntu similar to mine, like How do I set windows to boot as default in the boot loader? Unable to locate theme engine? How do I set Windows to boot ...
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Why exe files can't run?

I think I overwrote my Windows 10 by Ubuntu. I still can see my installed software on Data C: and also on D:. But I can't open it. How can I solve it?
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How to access my non-windows/windows partitions on ubuntu 16.04 after installing ubuntu on dual boot? [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on one of the partitions other than windows. Immediately after I installed Ubuntu, I was able to access my other partitions as well, but now ...
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How can I get back my Windows 10?

My first OS was Windows 10. Then I install ubuntu 16.04. But though the installation finished, the grub menu didn't come out. Then I format that free space partition and reinstall again. Also went ...
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How can I add Ubuntu's boot entry in Windows 10 bootloader in a dual boot system with Windows 10 (UEFI) and Ubuntu 16.04 (UEFI)?

Using EasyBCD from Windows is a solution to my answer. But this program allows only a user to add an entry on Windows bootloader, using Windows, only when Windows are installed with BIOS Mode being ...
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Will reverting Windows to an earlier restore point mess up Linux? [closed]

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Xubuntu and I'm about to reset Windows to a prior date from control panel (no disk). I was wondering if there's anything to be worried about there.
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“Invalid Magic Number” after updating kernel post-install

After selecting Ubuntu from the GRUB menu, I immediately get an error as the title describes. The only line before this is about loading the ramdisk (I can take a picture and post it to Imgur or ...
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DualBoot Win7 Xubuntu 16.04 made Windows unbootable, suggestions?

I recently bought an Asus FX550JX-DM265T that came with Windows 10 on a GPT partition by default ; I disabled SecureBoot and FastBoot, I installed Windows 7 with a LiveUSB by formatting all partitions ...
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Dual boot (Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.04)

I tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus laptop alongside Windows 10. After finishing the installation, I restarted the laptop, and Windows 10 boots immediately without showing any screen with ...
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Ubuntu boot option does not appear after installing it. Windows 10 is the original installed OS

I bought a brand new laptop Asus ROG G752VY-GC162T i7-6700HQ/16GB/1TB 128SSD/GTX980M/17.3. It has an original Windows 10 with it. I wanted to have ubuntu-16.04, with a dual boot for both Operating ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 (and 14.04) do not recognize harddrive for installation

My Hardware: Motherboard ASRock N68C-S (with latest BIOS) Some SSD Drive BIOS is in IDE Mode (There is IDE and RAID as an Option) Currently there is Windows 7 installed, I want to install Ubuntu and ...
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Stuck on first boot logo after finishing installation

Installed Elementary Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) along side Windows 10. Boot setting is Legacy. The boot logo appears and goes on forever. I replaced quiet splash with text in boot options and the ...
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Upgrading Windows 7 to 10, 16.04 LTS complications?

I have 16.04 LTS installed along side windows 7, I found a good deal on a 10 key and purchased it. I'm just wondering if the windows update will affect anything. The only thing I can really imagine ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition dual boot?

I bought the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition (international). I do like the OS, but the App Store is missing apps that are necessary for me, so I would like to know how to dual-boot Ubuntu Touch and any ...
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External hard drive initially not accessible after boot

External hard drive is mounted but not accessible: The picture above shows that on boot up my external is seen by fdisk. My external is named "Windows Partition" and on the right half of the ...
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Finding out where grub writes boot order on disk?

I'm trying to find where grub writes the locations of the boot order at in the disk. What I'm trying to do is to modify the place in memory where the BIOS decide where to boot to first. I have ...
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Windows 10 slow boot after installing alongside Xubuntu 16.04

After I installed Xubuntu 16.04 (dual boot) alongside Windows 10 on my laptop, Windows 10 boots very slowly, it takes approximately 3 min to reach login screen. How can I fix that? I need to mention ...
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Ubuntu installation with window 7 (no windows 7 shown)

I want to install Ubuntu side by side with windows 7. While installing from usb I got the four options that 'erase disk and install Ubuntu', "encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security", "use ...
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Adding Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server to a Mac Dual Boot where 16.04 LTS desktop already installed

Have successfully dualbooted Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to a Mid 2010 Macbook - 2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo w/4GB 1067 DDR3. Setup 3 equal sized partitions, Macintosh HD=> 82.84GB (41.89 Free) SWAP => 82GB (All ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login problem (incorrect login)

I have a dual-boot system of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I primarily use my ubuntu however. Umm I tried to install Octave 4.0 into the system and then it somehow crashed and upon restart of the ...
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GParted - what about partition (Windows 7 + Ubuntu, UEFI)

I'll format my HDD and I'll install Windows 7. Which partition must I delete? Do I delete all partitions and install Windows 7? What about sda1 and sda2? I'll install Ubuntu or another Linux ...
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Windows 10 “upgrade” trashed grub

I just "upgraded" from Windows 7 to Windows 10. In the process, it broke came up in grub rescue, so I loaded Boot-Repair and did the recommended repair. Now instead of booting into grub, it just boots ...
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USB not booting in BIOS but displaying in Ubuntu file explorer

I have installed Ubuntu as my primary OS and now I want to install Windows so that it acts as a secondary OS. I created a bootable USB but the device doesn't show in boot menu. However, it shows in ...
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How to dual boot ubuntu with windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have preinstalled Windows 8.1. But After installing Ubuntu 14.04, When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get ...
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I had dual boot ubuntu on windows 10

I had dual boot ubuntu on laptop which already had windows 10 installed. Ubuntu had installed correctly and grub loader screen had come. it shows options for ubuntu and windows. windows options works ...
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I'm unable to boot to Ubuntu after Chrome OS Dual Boot

Recently I've seen this tutorial : Install Chrome OS on Laptop I've tried installing Chrome OS on my Laptop. That tutorial has a Dual Boot Function. So I've dual Booted it with Windows 10 and it ...
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Cant access Windows Dual boot

I can't access Windows 10 although at boot screen there is an option. If I choose Windows there is a purple screen and freezes there. I did boot repair but still the same. I don't know what I ...
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NEXUS 10 Dualboot Ubports image with existing Android?

I'm trying to figure out how I can dualboot my Nexus 10 with an image from Ubports (https://devices.ubports.com/#/manta) I currently have a dualboot through Canonical's Dualboot Installer app in ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 nor Windows 8.1 after resizing partitions

I had dual-booting in my PC (Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04), but I needed more space for Ubuntu. So I used GParted with an live-USB Ubuntu to resize and move my partitions, and now I can't boot none of ...
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Grub problems on dual boot windows 10 / ubuntu 16.04 laptop using samsung 950 pro ssd's

I have been googling like crazy to solve this issue and most of the posted solutions have failed. I am trying to dual boot an Alienware 17 R3 computer that came with Windows 10 preinstalled on a 1TB ...
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I am trying to boot an old windows xp computer without any working hard drives from my Ubuntu USB

I have a computer on which it's original hard drive failed. I created a Ubuntu USB running 14.04.4. When I boot to the USB, I get the installation page. I let the timer start the boot process. After a ...
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Windows 10 was removed while installing Ubuntu 16.04

I installed ubuntu 16.04 recently. They asked me to install beside windows and I chose that option but still windows was removed after the installation. The windows is not being shown in the boot menu ...
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How to boot to grub by default?

My laptop normally shows the GRUB boot menu with options to boot to Ubuntu or with windows boot manager. I pressed escape by accident and then typed in exit in the GRUB command line. Then I pressed ...
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Kernel load module error during boot up

I'm using ubuntu 15.10 on a dell laptop. It works fine but recently I've been getting slow boot times (~1 minute). So I was looking around and when I read the /var/log/boot.log file, I see the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth Need a System Restart to be Activated

I've got a problem on my bluetooth. When system startup there is no bluetooth indicator. I'm opened System Setting-Bluetooth tick 'Show bluetooth status in menu bar' bluetooth indicator still not ...
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Installed Windows 8.1 over 7. Can't Get into Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Initially, I had installed Windows 7 onto my system first, as is recommended. Afterwards, Ubuntu was installed. From then on, whenever my system would boot up, Grub would launch no matter which SSD ...
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Install Ubuntu on Mac (make make recognise USB)

I have been installing Ubuntu on my mac a number of times. But now I wanted a more specialised and custom setup, so I formatted my SSD and reinstalled Mac OS X on a smaller partition, so that Ubuntu ...
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Can not Turn Off PC

After a few days of using dual boot of Windows + Ubuntu, there are problems when I shutdown the PC. Both windows and ubuntu cannot shutdown the PC correctly. In Windows (as comparison), when I do ...