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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 ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on separate harddrive with possibly broken UEFI entries

I currently have the following hard drive setup in the following disk order 3TB drive (Primary NTFS partition) Contain windows install at some point in time 500Gb Drive (Active, Primary NTFS ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu and remove windows 10

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10. Since I never ever use Windows 10, I would like to completely remove Windows 10 and install Ubuntu 16.04. Now there are plenty of websites ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 Ubuntu 16.04

I have just received a Dell XPS 13 9350 and it is the Developer Edition with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled in it. I have deleted the default Ubuntu install and I have installed Windows 10. Now I have ...
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Black screen while installing Ubuntu 14.0.04 LTS on Hp pavilion 13 laptop with pre-installed windows 8.1 (UEFI ) and GPT partition hard-drive

I have browsed through many similar topics in numerous forums. I couldn’t find any satisfying solution so I have decided to post this problem here. I have following configuration: Hp pavilion 13 ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 ERROR INSTALLING GRUB

My computer has Windows 10 installed, and when I try to install Ubuntu 16.04, it does not detect Windows 10, nor does it detect Windows 10 in my partitions list. On the final step of the ...
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16.04, Windows 10 boot

Can't boot into windows. Legacy support, UEFI off, Fastboot off. Grub entry: insmod part_gpt insmod ntfs set root='hd0,gpt3' if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then search --no-floppy ...
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How can I get past the preparing to install screen in Ubuntu 15.10 installation in Live environment?

I am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 Laptop. I have a intel Core-i5 2.5 GHz Processor and 4GB RAM. It's running Windows 10. After downloading a Ubuntu iso from the official page I have created a bootable ...
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Installing dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu on separate disks

I have a new computer. It has a 128GB SSD with Windows 10 pre-installed on it. It also has a 1TB HDD. I would like to install Ubuntu on a partition (say 100GB) on the HDD for a dual-boot. I would like ...
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Dual boot win 10 ubuntu

I do not have the option to install Ubuntu along side windows 10. It only gives the option to format the drive, and install Ubuntu. However I have partitioned my drive to make space for Ubuntu.
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How to safely change OS name in grub boot menu?

I have a system where I am dual-booting Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 and Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, however after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, I have found that in the GRUB boot entry list it is called "Ubuntu", ...
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Ubuntu networking doesn't work after restart

I've got a dual-boot situation with Windows 10. When I reboot the computer (shutdown -r now) and boot into Windows, then switch back to Ubuntu, networking no longer works. No amount of restarts will ...
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Dual booting (Ubuntu over Windows) directly to Windows 10

Problem Case: Dual booting with Ubuntu (efi/gpt scheme) over Windows (efi/gpt scheme) and My HP pavilion is booting directly to Windows 10. Details: Previously installed Windows 10 with UEFI, fast ...
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How to disable a touchscreen on Surface pro 3

Long story short, I dropped my surface and the screen cracked. This is causing it to have false touches pretty frequently. I managed to disable it on my windows partition where I'm typing this from. ...
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How to dual boot install Ubuntu 15 with Windows 10: No other operating system recognized

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 from the directions here. My machine is a Windows computer running Windows 10, which was upgraded from Windows 8.1 several months ago. When I try to run the ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from resetting everytime I reboot or load?

I recently created a USB drive to boot Ubuntu. I used the trial to get used to the OS. I then installed the full OS, and I love it. However when I shut down my computer, Ubuntu always resets to the ...
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Increase disk storage [duplicate]

I can not shrink the boot drive i.e. C anymore, in order to reuse that space for the ubuntu partition which I have installed on dual boot. I want to know how to shrink the F partition and merge that ...
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Dual-Boot Problems

I'm having a really bad problem. I can't dual-boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu. I know the fdisk comand but it says it gonna to delete some sort of system files. I don't know at all what i have to do! I ...
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dual boot system can't boot from usb

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 8.1 both installed on my PC and I want to boot from a USB just to check something, but GRUB does not give me any option to do so. The USB is bootable (I checked it with ...
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Choosing OS from startup - too many options [closed]

I recently installed Linux Mint alongside my Windows 10, and after using boot-repair in Linux, now I can choose between my 2 operating systems. However, there are multiple choices on the start-up menu ...
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grub doesnot show windows 10

Whenever I boot into system, Linux directly boots. On pressing shift, grub shows only Linux, not windows. Here are results of fdisk and update-grub. I think I have installed Linux the wrong way. plz ...
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Combine partitions in GParted after removing Windows from dual boot

Hello guys! I've just removed Windows 10 from my PC so now I am only with Ubuntu (Elementary OS). Everything is working just fine, but now I want to expand my Linux partition to take all the space ...