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USB isn't recognised during UEFI boot mode? (Installing Ubuntu)

I've decided to install and learn Linux today and decided to try and install Ubuntu, however I've been stuck for a while, and haven't been able to find an answer online. When I'm in the boot mode and ...
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Trackpad not working on SP3 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Dual booted Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (bought a USB stick from the Ubuntu website) to a Surface Pro 3 and everything works great except it is not responding the trackpad on the typecover. Using the USB stick ...
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Problems with dual boot (phoenix tiano BIOS), ubuntu-windows 10 [duplicate]

I would install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10 (current operative system), from a USB drive. When I enter in BIOS setup, in the page where I have to select boot priority order I see only "Windows ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8/ Ubuntu 16.04 Grub Issues

I recently had to re-install Ubuntu because it would not boot after some software changes. To install from a Live USB I had to change from UEFI mode to CSM. After reinstalling, the Grub menu does not ...
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Ubuntu won't boot on asus gl552vw

Few days ago I bought a new laptop, the asus gl552vw-dm149 with the following specs: Processor: i5-6300hq Graphic card: nvidia gtx 960m Ram: 12GB ddr4 2133Mhz SO: Windows 10 When I try to boot ...
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Boot Menu is not showing after installing Ubuntu 14.04 and still opening previous OS that is Win 8.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with bootable pendrive. I had windows 8.1 before installing Ubuntu. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows. I installed it and it(Ubuntu) was working properly and I work ...
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Legacy PC mode errors when repairing GRUB

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and installed Windows 7 on a separate partition. While I can boot up Windows, I cannot boot up Ubuntu anymore. I created the Boot Repair Disk to repair GRUB for ...
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Stuck with resized partition installing chrubuntu

I was attempting to install a dual boot of Linux on an SD card on my Chromebook. Unfortunately, I ran the wrong script which resized the stateful partition on the Chromebooks SSD (which I specifically ...
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Dual boot installation Windows 7 and Ubuntu [closed]

I would appreciate anyone's help in solving the issue I have. New build specs: Asus M5A97R2.0 motherboard (AMD) SSD 128 GB Windows 7 installed c: Seagate Hard Drive 1 TB for data e: SSD 60 GB Ubuntu ...
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Ethernet says it's connected but can't access internet. But i can access internet after 15-30 minutes . why i face this problem?

I am using ubuntu and windows 10 by dual boot. when i boot ubuntu Ethernet says it's connected but can't access internet. But i can access internet after 15-30 minutes if in this time i don't touch my ...
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Install grub for different OS on different HDD

I have a new system with me and two HDDs from my previous system. Simply put, I have sda with Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and sdb for additional storage. I upgraded Ubuntu to 16.04 LTS and wanted ...
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Fix Grub Rescue

Everytime I reboot my system, I have to enter the following commands. How do I fix this permanently ? prefix=(hd0,msdos4)/boot/grub root=(hd0,msdos4) insmod normal normal
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I cannot boot into windows 7 after installing ubuntu. BIOS-Boot partition error [duplicate]

I've been scratching my head for hours, and am completely lost. I have ubuntu installed on a separate drive, and 5 other drives I use with windows 7. I ran Boot-Repair with "Recommended Repair" and ...
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Unable to log into my desktop with correct password

I'm unable to log into my desktop for ubuntu. When I'm in my BIOS, it says Ubuntu is installed on my 500 GB SSD when it's installed on my 250 GB SSD. When I do fdisk -l it shows that my partitions ...
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Emergency mode after fail mounting windows partition

It happened after I formatted (from ubuntu) the windows partition, using file system ntfs. Now only boots in emergency mode. The log throws two errors: [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [...
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ubuntu 16.04 lts takes more than ten minutes to start

I have dual boot ubuntu 16.04 and win 8.1 enterprise. I installed ubuntu by formatting ubuntu partition and reinstalling everything. now it takes more than 10 min to boot. I checked dmesg logs and it ...
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Enable backlight on ASUS ROG G551JX

Recently dual booted UBUNTU 16.04 with pre installed windows 8.1 on my ASUS ROG G551JX. Backlight in the keyboard works perfectly when I log into widows but gets disabled as soon as I switch to UBUNTU,...
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windows 7 shutdown unexpectedly with ubuntu dual boot

I have installed ubuntu 16 a while ago, and since then my windows shutdown every now and then, but never when I'm working on it. In addition I used gparted to resize my windows partitions, if it ...
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Unable to boot windows 10 after ubuntu 14 install

After a very long and difficult windows 10/ubuntu 14 dual-boot install (the usual nvidia/nouveau compatability issues), I finally have ubuntu working, only to discover that Windows had disappeared ...
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RUN fsck MANUALLY [duplicate]

I dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7.I started upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 yesterday.But i interrupted it as it took long time.when i started Ubuntu it seems unstable and displayed a dialogue ...
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may I enable fast startup after installing Ubuntu in Win 10?

I know that it is necessary to turn off fast startup of WIN 10, and restart win 10, before installing Ubuntu alongside win. This is because win 10 (and win 8) does not really turn off, and ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7 ultimate. Windows 7 got corrupted so I had to reinstall Windows 7. When I had the system dual booting when Windows wasn't corrupted, it used to ask ...
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Updated Ubuntu 16.04 and Now stuck in memtest86+

I recently updated the latest installs on Ubuntu 16.04 and when it finished memtest86+ started running and when I reboot it just start the test over and over. I spam ESC to get to the grub version ...
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Which OS on GRUB to use?

I have installed Ubuntu besides Windows 8 on a ThinkPad. Upon starting the laptop there are several entries to choose from the GRUB interface where I am not sure which Windows OS entry to use. What ...
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Dual boot enigma

I am experiencing an issue with my operating systems. I've had windows 8.1 for a while on my system and I decided to have Ubuntu as an alternative with it. As you surely know about the process of ...
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Visual artifacts after installing Ubuntu 16.04

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10, my windows 10 screen shows a repetitive pattern of visual artifacts. I can't see anything. Ubuntu works perfectly. My graphics card is NVIDIA ...
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Windows 10 laptop returns to boot menu repeatedly after installing Ubuntu

I have Windows 10 and before I setup Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit I disabled fast startup from battery settings. Then I started to setup my Ubuntu. I give it hard drive and 2 GB swap and I pressed Install. ...
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Is it safe to triple boot? [duplicate]

I already have Windows 10 and ubuntu dual booted in my laptop and I would like to triple boot it with El Capitan. Is it safe? And will it affect other OSes?
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Add Ubuntu to Windows 10 boot manager [duplicate]

Here is my situation. I originally (only) have Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Then, I installed Windows 10 into a free partition. Now, even though Ubuntu's partitions remained, I'm not able to enter ...
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error: premature end of file /casper/vmlinux.efi alloc magic is broken at 0x7a2d93c0: 7a179da0 aborted. press any key to exit

Wish to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBookAir6,2 (dual boot with macOS Sierra). I created USB stick with Ubuntu image. brew cask install unetbootin I pressed at boot ALT key and entered "...
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My system is hanging a lot [duplicate]

I have installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS in my system and from past few days it is hanging a lot. Sometimes the screen goes dim(mouse does not respond during this time) and after a few mins it again come ...
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Why doesn't GNU Grub appear or the option to boot into Ubuntu after installing Ubuntu?

I just tried to install Ubuntu alongside a computer that had Windows 10 installed and I think I did so successfully. I was given the prompt and asked to enter my time zone etc. After I did all this, ...
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Ubuntu 16 with Windows 10

My system had an F8 choice for OS boot - Windows 7 on one disk Ubuntu 14 on the other disk. I upgraded to Windows 10 and it bypasses the F8 choice. I see Ubuntu 16 will work with Windows 10. If I ...
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Doesn't boot after uninstallation ubuntu from windows

I uninstalled ubuntu from the partition settings from windows. I couldn't expand ubuntu partition and I just decided to restart pc. then it goes to black screen and unknown file system appeared ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: How to disable swap partition from auto-mounting?

I have 2 swap partitions on my drive, one for Kubuntu(/dev/sda7), the other for Kali Linux(/dev/sda9). After googling around for methods how to stop the Kali Linux swap partition from auto-mounting on ...
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Why does an error box with “Virtual Disk Manager | Access is denied.” appear when I try to delete Ubuntu partitions?

I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu from a dual- boot system with Windows 7. According to the Howtogeek tutorial on this, I need to delete the Ubuntu partitions from the computer. When I side- click them ...
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Not able to run dual boot ubuntu, getting only “grub4dos” command prompt

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on separate partition on same hard disk where Windows 7 is a already installed, using following instructions: Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS without losing Windows 7 ...
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Windows 8 + Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot on separate drives

That might sound odd but I have no real problem. I decided to install Ubuntu 15.10 alongside my Windows 8 but on a separate HDD. I know how to do that but this time I forgot that this time Ubuntu is ...
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Ubuntu [Ubuntu Studio, here]'frequently' fails to load NTFS file system partition from a Windows dual boot installation [duplicate]

It used to work fine, but many a times, Ubuntu studio fails to open the NTFS partition from a Windows Dual boot installation. Tried booting windows and shutting it down. Then it starts working. Is ...
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Project got deleted from my user directory [closed]

I have both Windows and Ubuntu in my pc. Yesterday I cloned a git repo into my user directory namely /home/my-name. I then imported the project in eclipse. Today when I started Ubuntu again this ...
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how to solve my mount error problem in my laptop [duplicate]

I am getting this error when I try to open one of my partitions in the hard disk. Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/user/Personal: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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Attempted to Repair GRUB through live USB. Has not worked, cannot get into Ubuntu

Made a post earlier here: Installed Windows 8.1 over 7. Can't Get into Ubuntu 14.04 Essentially, Had Windows 7 on my system first, as is recommended. Afterwards, Ubuntu was installed. Now after ...
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Unable to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop on which Windows 8 is already installed in UEFI mode. Now I installed Kubuntu 14.04 onn that machine in Legacy mode. Now I have an issue. If I selected Legacy mode in BIOS the machine ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not working on my new PC, Intel i5-6600 Skylake with Nvidia GTX 970

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 before on my laptop and I'm trying to dual boot my new PC with Windows and Ubuntu. I had read that Skylake processors only work with Ubuntu 16.04 so I've tried to install ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...