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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 ...
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ubuntu Wily cannot read windows system drive (c:)

i have dual boot (win 7 and ubuntu wily) on my current notebook (lenovo b40-45 amd-A8). After the last three updates of ubuntu wily, i cannot see the contents of the drive c: (where windows system ...
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How to dual boot on Windows 10?

Okay,I know this question had been asked.I've tried all everything but still I can't install. I am using Asus GL552JX with uefi.I disabled secure boot and run usb in legacy mode.It is using MBR table ...
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Touchpad not working in Ubuntu 14.04

Hello i just installed ubuntu 14.04 ,but the touchpad doesnt work (neither did during the installation),whereas at windows 10 dual boot it works fine. This is what shows up at my terminal ~$ xinput ...
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Ethernet Connection issues

I have a similar problem to this one: Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I also have a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04. My ethernet connection has always ...
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Should I partition 256GB SSD to install Ubuntu?

I need to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu, but 256GB is really a small space to partition. Moreover, I have heard that partitioning SSD is not a good choice, tell me if I am wrong. I have read this on ...
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how do i keep ubuntu & windows dual boot when updating to win 10?

I have a Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu dual boot on my hp pro-book, and when i update to Win 10, the dual boot and the second hard drive partition are inaccessible. When i downgrade back to Win 8.1 the dual ...
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boot-repair after linux installation, without internet connection

I have a tablet dell venue pro 11 with Windows 8 pre-installed and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on dual boot. Before installing, I partitioned directly from the linux usb stick, I created three ...
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Why can't I boot to live USB anymore?

There is not much to say. After I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, I am unable to boot to a live USB! I used to do it all the time before I installed Ubuntu. I am unable to find an answer ...
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Boot Ubuntu on a specific GPU in a multi-GPU environment (no laptop)

My home computer has a Radeon HD6970 plus a Geforce GT 740 video card. I use the more powerful Radeon under Windows for gaming, while the Geforce is there for some OpenCL and Vulkan stuff I plan to ...
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Dual boot on Acer (Aspire ES 15, ES1-531-C13G)

I've installed ubuntu-16.4 along side with Windows 10 (I shrink my Disk using Windows Disk Management) on my Acer laptop (ES1-531-C13G), but when I restarts/reboot my system no menu (Grub screen) ...
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Can not boot into my windows

I have two drives. One drive has windows 7 and the other has XP. I created an ubuntu live USB-stick with rufus to see if my computer can handle, because it is very old. Specs: Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 2 GB ...
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Can't boot with linux 4.4.0-22

I've just installed a fresh ubuntu 16.04 and run apt-get upgrade, which apparently resulted in linux 4.4.0-22 being installed. On reboot, after I select ubuntu from the menu (I have Windows installed ...
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will installing ubuntu (dual boot) makes my pc boot slowly?

windows10 boots very fast ,as is known.But if I install a ubuntu to dual boot,will it slow down my computer's booting? once I install ubuntu on win8.1,then it takes about 1min to boot,which is very ...
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Dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu on different hard drives

I have three hard drives, one SSD two normal HDD's, the problem is that i want to dual boot windows 10 (installed on the SDD) and Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 on a 600 GB HDD, installing goes pretty well but it ...
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Torrents blocked by ISP in Ubuntu but on Windows works fine

I have a dual boot system: Ubuntu and Windows. When I use Transmission for torrents, it doesn't download anything and in the browser torrents sites are blocked, But if I do same thing on Windows in ...
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Dual-boot OSx (El Capitan) and Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work after updates

I follow this tutorial to install Ubuntu 16.04 along with my OSx. Initially, it worked. I could boot in both systems using the rEFInd interface. But after I installed updates and some software* on my ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu on Mid 2010 MacBook Pro questions

I don't know if this is the best place to ask this, if not please point me in that direction and I will remove this clutter. Anyways, I installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro and it runs fantastic. Though ...
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Attempt 2! How to dualboot on Windows 10 HP Pavilion 550-153na

After running linux in a virtual machine for a while, i decided to try to dual boot it on my 2014 i5 linux desktop (not sure exact model). After following many guides and about 5 hours of ...
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Dell XPS 13: Unable to free up space to dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9530 Signature Edition. I want to dual-boot with Ubuntu. I can successfully test Ubuntu from a live USB and connect to Wi-Fi. I changed the Boot mode to UEFI from Windows Safe ...
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Can't boot into my windows

I had dual boot with windows as my primary os and ubuntu. I booted into my windows and formatted the partition used to install ubuntu. Now when I restart the machine and it gives me error: unknown ...
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Trying to dual boot but Unbuntu installer does not see Win10

So I am running windows 10, I want to keep it for now and have Unbuntu running along side it. But when I try to install it does not see Windows, I have tried to partition my hard drive but I am ...
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All partions deleted accidently and I lost all my very very important data

I was using windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 on my machine I had to update my ubuntu so I decided to remove windows 7 and install ubuntu 15.10 while installation I was asked to remove the windows with ...
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Virtualise Linux Bootable partition on MacBookPro

I have setup rEFInd to dual boot MacOSX and Linux. Now I want to be able to make 1. Linux guest virtual box VM on El Cap. But the Linux guest is actually the same Linux installed on a separate ...
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Multiboot from USB harddrive

I'm trying to set up an external drive I can use to boot 1 of 4 OSes (Ubuntu 16.04, Tails 2.3, Kali, & Trinity 3.4 which a friend recently brought to my attention). I've tried using YUMI, & ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu - dual boot

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10. After I completed the installation of Ubuntu and restarted, Windows boots as usual ... just as if Ubuntu wasn't installed at all. I've tried ...