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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 ...
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Can't resize partitions

I bought a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with a 1 TB HDD. I want to install Windows 7 as well (dual boot). When I tried to partition my hard drive with Gparted (Ext4) for Unallocated space, I am ...
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Accidentally Freed Partitioned Space in Windows Disk Manager

During an annual cleaning, I tried to free up space in the C drive from an old 10gb D drive that I partitioned (used by software development for work). Unfortunately I accidentally freed the 15gb ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu from Dual boot system [duplicate]

I have Dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu(outdated old version) in the same partition. I would like to uninstall Ubuntu now. I didnt exactly remember how I installed it(I mean by wubi or some ...
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Uninstall Windows 10 and Ubuntu dual boot

I currently have a desktop computer with both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Windows 10 is on drive C: and Ubuntu is installed on a 100gb partition on drive D: I'm not happy with Ubuntu 16.04 on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 no loading!

I've installed alongside my Windows10 following the steps of How To Install Ubuntu Linux Alongside Windows 10 (UEFI). After installation I am asked to reboot... During reboot they wanted me to remove ...
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Can't detect hard drive partitions?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 alongside windows 7 but I can't figure out how to detect all the disk partitions I have already built in Windows. I have done a primary NTFS 30GB disk partition ...
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Windows partition no longer visible under Ubuntu

I dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. It was convenient to just click the Windows partition in the Ubuntu desktop launcher. This function gradually disappeared and now nothing happens when I click ...
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Lost Windows during re-installation of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using HP ac-15 129tx I was using it in dual boot mode with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. While experimenting with Ubuntu, I broke it (I was trying to change the ownership of the disk and later ...
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Cannot add partitions when installing Ubuntu 16.04

When I am installing Ubuntu 16.04 as a dual boot alongside Windows 7 I cannot add partitions. Maybe there are too many disks. Disk Management Windows 7
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Keyboard and Mouse work in ubuntu and bios but not in windows [migrated]

OK, I have read a bunch of posts, and tried many fixes, but still having problems. Background: pc has a 250gg ssd samsung 840 evo. this was in 2 partitions. 1 partition was being used for windows 7. ...
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Computer boots into a black screen after I made changes in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a Linux noob currently duel booting Ubuntu with OSX on a 2010 Mac Pro with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a NVIDIA GeFORCE 320m graphics card. I do not have a boot manager, my system ...
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Dual booting 16.04 and Window 10 with Raid 0

I have a Fake RAID (ASRock Z77 extreme 4 MB Intel based raid 0.) I have windows installed on a Raid 0 drive consisting of four 120 GB SSDs. I would like to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (UEFI)....
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Dual boot: Ubuntu boots into emergency mode

Today, on my HP Envy 15-k020us, I reinstalled OEM Windows 8.1 using recovery and upgraded os to Windows 10 and then installed Ubuntu 16.04. When installing I chose "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows ...
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Initramfs after Kubuntu 16.04 installation - possibly partitioning error

I installed Kubuntu on my desktop, which had Windows 8.1 installed. The dual-boot options appear but when I try to boot into Kubuntu, I get stuck at an Initramfs terminal. Booting with Live USB, sudo ...
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How to dual-boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 10? Ran into a roadblock

http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2015/11/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-alongside_8.html I've been using this guide to try and install Ubuntu onto my computer. It was a Windows 7 machine with a standard ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu

I've got dual boot going OK. I can select which OS I want in the Grub menu between Ubuntu and Windows 10, but when I boot into Ubuntu after booting going into Windows, there is a pop up saying "Ubuntu ...
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Grub not showing on boot. Windows 10 and ubuntu dual-boot not working

I am using HP Pavilion 15 Notebook. It came with a Windows 8 and then I have now installed windows 10 on it(not upgrade). I deleted all the partitions i had and installed windows. After that, I ...
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How do I fix Dell Lat. D630 Laptop clock gains 5 hours coming out of Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS back to Win 7 Pro? [duplicate]

Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS alongside Win 7 Pro last night and both times I have rebooted to Windows 7 the clock has been ~ 5 hours fast. The clock indicates correctly in Ubuntu and I selected the ...
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Unknown filesystem after boot

when I turn on my notebook lenovo G580, its write unknown filesystem, its the same problem as this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34393502/windows-7-boot-error-unknown-filesystem-after-deleting-...
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Ubuntu fails to boot when installed on msata ssd with an hdd plugged in

I have a lenovo y400 laptop. I have added a 250gb msata ssd with the existing 500gb hdd. The ssd has both windows 10 and and ubuntu 16. With the hdd plugged in, a blank screen is shown instead of boot ...
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mount: can't find /dev/sdb1 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

Recently I've notice that my additional drive on my Lubuntu 14.04 works only as read only. I tried a hundred ways to make it mount as rw but nothing helps. Even sudo seems powerless... My setup is ...
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Re-enabling Grub 2 entry after having removed it with grub-customize

At the beginning my computer was equipped with Windows 10 that was installed on a SSD C:/ and had it's data on a 1 Tb D:/ . I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 64bits on the D:/ hardrive. I then changed the ...
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dual boot, grub rescue, all partitions unknown filesystem

I am stuck with grub rescue. I have a dual-boot with a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Now when I try to boot my laptop, it enters grub rescue mode. I tried 'ls' commond: grub rescue > ls The ...
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Ubuntu not showing upon 1st reboot after fresh dual boot install

So, I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop and worked on it for about an hour, I switched to my Windows 10 dual boot to get some files and restarted the machine. Ubuntu wasn't showing up on the boot ...
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How to mount individual directories in /home on separate drive?

I have an Ubuntu install with my /home directory mounted on a HDD partition with the system / mounted on an ssd. However, I have certain programs (like Android Studio and IntelliJ) that I wish to keep ...
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Installing ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10?

I want to install ubuntu on my system : Acer Aspire E574G, 4GB Ram, 1000 gb hdd. Windows 10 BIOS : Legacy, I have checked in system information. I have 3 partitions. C (350), D( ~ 350) and rest E. I ...
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Dual boot with External Hard disk

I have windows 10 on my lap and i don't want to install Ubuntu in here. I have a external hard disk and i want to install Ubuntu in this. How to achieve dual boot with both windows on system and ...
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How to extend my Linux partition?

I'm currently having a problem with reallocating partitions. I want to take some of Windows' space and give it to the Ubuntu partition. This is my partition list at the moment My partition map: ...