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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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Error installing ubuntu 15.04 due to acpi_pm_good_setup [closed]

I have a brand new Lenovo E460 with Windows 10 on it, I am trying to install Ubuntu Mate 15.04 64 bit using a Usb drive. In my BIOS, I have disabled Secure Boot, set the Boot Mode to Both and enabled ...
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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

HI AND SORRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH. 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 ...
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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 ...
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I can't see install Ubuntu alongside windows 10

When i try installing Ubuntu alongside Windows, I see only 2 options: One is to erase all data and install Ubuntu, and the other one is "Something else". I can't see an option to install alongside ...
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No GRUB, Boot-Repair-Disk asking me to close package managers… How to proceed?

So I had a perfectly functioning triple boot system (Windows 10, Ubuntu 14.04, Kali Linux 2.0). Tonight I come home boot up my system and don't get GRUB. I tried to trouble shoot from Boot-Repair-Disk ...
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grub doesnt 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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Installed Ubuntu, can't boot into Windows 10

http://paste.ubuntu.com/15919501/ I'm not exactly sure how to boot into windows 10 again.
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 from USB - Windows Dualboot [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu on several other machines but cant get it to run on my new build. I'v created a bootable USB drive using the official 15.10 iso from ubuntu using pendrive linux. Secure boot is ...
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Seeking Stability -14.04 dual boot XP, with Firefox, Thunderbird, LibreOffice

I have a old XP laptop that Ubuntu has rescued. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, a Windows partition and a shared-access partition. I still need Windows for certain peripherals but Ubuntu has kept ...
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Error: Unknown Filesystem [closed]

I have installed ubuntu and windows, but yesterday I merged partition on windows. So now it has noticed this problem: “error: unknown filesystem”. When I start my PC I write this code: set ...
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If I uninstall windows 10 from my laptop to install Ubuntu will I beable to go back to windows 10 at a later time

I have an ASUS X555LAB it came with Windows 10 installed but did not come with any windows disk. I want to know if I completely wipe my HDD and install Ubuntu will I be able re-install windows 10 at a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 installation and GParted fails to recognize windows partitions. Need help determining cause of this

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 using a live USB, but GParted and the Ubuntu installation screen does not list any partitions (only lists the drives as sda, sdb, and sdc) and shows my 2 SSDs ...
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Windows appears to be booting from recovery partition, but everything is fine?

This is not a problem, but rather a mystery. I am dual-booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.4. Grub is clearly pointing to a windows boot loader on my recovery partition. It says something like ...
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Grub Error when trying to boot into windows

When i try to boot into windows boot loader from grub, it gives me an error that it can't run the boot loader. Windows works fine however if i run it from windows boot loader. From the windows boot ...
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How do I get wireless internet working after duel booting Ubuntu/mac OS X [duplicate]

I just successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 along side the mac operating system. The only problem now is my computer is not detecting any kind of wireless networks while using ubuntu I'm not that ...
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Dual boot issue suddenly after working for a long time - Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Windows 7 laptop and about a year ago I installed Ubuntu to dual boot with. I struggled through it since I knew nothing of computers and eventually got it to work. I've been able to restart ...
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In grub rescue mode, after typing 'ls' it is showing only (hd0) (hd0,msdos1). After typing ls (hd0,msdos1) , it is showing error. What to do now?

grub rescue> ls (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) grub rescue> ls (hd0,msdos1) (hd0,msdos1) : Filesystem is unknown.
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Problem Booting

I have two hard drives 1TB and 250GB. I installed windows on the 1TB drive and I installed ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on 250GB drive. My problem is it is not asking which OS to boot. Is there any thing ...
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GRUB shows Windows recovery instead of normal Windows

I just installed win10 + ubuntu on my Lenovo laptop. Windows is installed on SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. sda1 is win recovery and sda2 is windows 10. Ubuntu is installed on sdb. Bootloader was ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 fail to start: “Recovery your PC needs to be repaired”

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 along with my Windows 10 installation. I first changed the boot order on my BIOS as follow: CDrom Windows Boot manager Then, I chose to install Ubuntu in a "Dual Boot" ...
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Windows Ubuntu dual boot - Windows boot problem after updates

My Windows - Ubuntu dual boot system was working perfect for up to 6 months. After Windows updates, Windows can't boot. I have tried several things but nothing seems to work. You can find a Boot ...
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“Noise screen” when booting Ubuntu (after repairing GRUB)

First I only had Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Then I installed Windows7 on a second partition which destroyed GRUB so I could only boot into Windows. Then I used this guide in order to get the GRUB back. ...
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Earphones not working

This is my first time using Ubuntu and my very first question here. Everything is well so far, I am really enjoying it. I only have one problem: I can't get my earphones to work. My laptop is an ...
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Cannot install ubuntu or Xubuntu. Screen hangs on splash screen. MSI Ghost Pro

I am trying to install Linux onto my new MSI Ghost Pro GS60 6QE computer (I only found out today that MSI is notoriously unreliable with linux) and I am having a lot of trouble. For the whole day I ...
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Dualboot (Ubuntu 15.10, Win 10) hibernating issue (Ubuntu->hibernate->win->Ubuntu)

I recently decided to dualboot my Win 10 Laptop (Legacy BIOS). At first i used Linux Mint however i changed to Ubuntu 15.04 (and upgraded to 15.10 afterwards) because of several issues, Ubuntu solved ...
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Bitlocker-encrypted Windows and LUKS-encypted Xubuntu in Dual Boot

Company policies instruct me to use a Bitlocker encrypted Windows 10 (No turning off Secure Boot), but I also use Linux, which has to be LUKS encrypted. Now I need to set this system up for Dual-Boot ...
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How can I encrypt my Ubuntu partition?

I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I want to know how to encrypt the Ubuntu partition so no malware can jump from windows.
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Ubuntu install stuck on “Any questions?” screen.

I am trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 on a system with Windows 7 pre-installed. Its been almost 12 hours and the install is stuck on the "Any questions?" screen. I read the answer over here which ...
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Unable to boot into Ubuntu Live USB, boot priority ignored

I recently did a clean install of Windows 10 with the intention of dual booting Ubuntu. Unfortunately, I am now unable to boot using the Live USB. I recreated the USB using the Universal Usb ...