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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: ...
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Is it possible? Triple boot with 2OS'S on first hdd & 1OS on second hdd

I have Windows 10 & LinuxMint installed on 1 hdd/sda (3partitions-1 for windows. 2 for linux / & swap) i want to install UBUNTU 16 as a 3rd OS on my second disk /sdb. My question now is: What ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu to dual boot Windows 7

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I have done 2 full installations of Ubuntu 15.04 on 2 PC's 100% ok and everything works. I have a Windows 7 Laptop and tried to install Ubuntu from a CD and could not find a ...
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need help with hard drive

So I have installed Ubuntu on my 1 TB EXTERNAL hard drive. I also have windows on another drive (its not external). I can't boot from my external one which has Ubuntu on it. I have to go to the other ...
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Tried to install Nvidia M1000M driver on Dell Precision 5510. Ubuntu 16.04 turned into Debian 8

I am a total beginner at Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10. After that I tried to install drivers for GPU. But, Ubuntu couldn't use it (tried with optirun) even though I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) freezes ever time

I have recently installed 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer along with 64-bit Windows 10 (Dual boot). The Windows 10 is working perfectly. But whenever I login into Ubuntu and try to do something ...
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How to boot into Windows Boot Manager from GRUB?

I recently dual-booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu. When I start my computer, the GRUB operating system list starts up. Ubuntu works fine, but if I try to select Windows Boot Manager, I get an error. Is it ...
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How to remove GRUB Nothing is Working!

I need to get back to Windows only, and after deleting the Ubuntu partition, GRUB shows up on boot. I can type exit to get into Windows but I don't want to do that every time I boot. I've been ...
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dell inspirion 7559 — ubuntu 16.04 booted up using `nomodese` to login screen successfully but desktop is now showing after logging in [duplicate]

I'm a very novice user of ubuntu, tried installing ubuntu on my dell 7559 15" laptop. Installed it successfully after some search, I had to press e and add the following line to grub bootloader ...
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Cant boot to ubuntu and windows after installing ubuntu in diffrent partition! [closed]

I have been told to post this URL: http://paste2.org/IDKZt061 I just installed ubuntu in diffrent partition to my windows and i cant reboot its showing me this message in a black screen: reboot and ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 16.04 running alongside Windows 10

After installing Ubuntu on my system, I can't access my Windows 10 OS. The system boots Ubuntu without providing a choice to boot into Windows. Is there a way I can have both or must I uninstall ...
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My laptop's battery backup has come down drastically after installing ubuntu.

My samsung laptop's battery backup has come down drastically after installing ubuntu. Can any one suggest a reason and solution
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Not able to install Ubuntu 16.4 in dual boot with Windows10

I already had my safe boot disable and my boot preference was :- 1. USB 2. Windows OS SO I used win32DiskImager and made a bootable USB pendrive with Ubuntu 16.4 . I also created a disk partition ...
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Container Partition does not start on physical boundary

I know, question concerning the same problem has already been asked, but I address a different issue. Following is the output snippet of fdisk. akshayj@akshayj-ThinkPad-T450:~$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda ...
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Ubuntu can't be booted

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop (Acer Aspire E15) and I could load into it by pressing f12 during boot up to access the boot menu. I wanted to go into the boot menu automatically at start so I ...
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Dual boot Internal HDD Windows 10 (UEFI) + Caddy Ubuntu 15.10

How can I run dual boot with two hard drives? The primary HD is with windows 10 and boot for UEFI. In caddy is another HD with Ubuntu 15.10, which was used in the old notebook. In the BIOS, change ...
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Dual boot - ubuntu installation alongside windows 10 shows unusable space

I have already 4 primary partition in windows 10. I want to install ubuntu in unallocated space. But that space is unusable during installation. Is there any way to install ubuntu?
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 next to Windows 10

I've been trying to install ubuntu alongside windows 10 and it doesn't seem to work for me. I read a lot of tutorials on askubuntu page, but it looks like I'm missing something. I tried to install it ...
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Can't access OS selection screen or Windows files form Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 successfully on my laptop. Earlier I was given a choice to choose which OS to load via gnu grub. I remember I accidently clicked some buttons (then it went ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 (UEFI) with encrypted LVM Kubuntu 16.04 on 2nd HDD

I currently have Windows 10 (upgraded from Windows 8 originally installed on machine) running on a HP Envy 17 laptop booting in UEFI mode. The laptop comes with a 2nd hard drive bay, and I would like ...
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Problem with GRUB configuration

I have this problem with GRUB (using Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10) grub-mkconfig no se pudo ejecutar satisfactoriamente. mensaje de error: /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 11: /etc/default/grub: ...
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Ubuntu login screen won't let me log in

I'm a windows user (hopefully not soon), and I'm really unexperienced with linux right now. I just installed ubuntu-mate 16.04 on a separate internal hdd. When I enter recovery mode and use the root ...
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Install Ubuntu on seperate hard drive

I have two hard drives using and it consists of Windows 8.1. 1st hard drive has 2 partitions and partition C is the Windows partition. In my 2nd hard drive I have partitioned it to 3 partitions. They ...
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I installed ubuntu, booted it but things flicker and nothing happens

I installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows7. I divided new partition for it, and install went well. However, when I tried to boot it and entering password for my account, everything flickers and ...
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Having to reinstall ethernet drivers after booting into Windows. (Dual-boot W10/15.04)

I have had this problem intermittently but was just recently able to replicate it. After using Ubuntu 15.04 for any amount of time, even just booting into it then immediately restarting before logging ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu and the Boot up option

I had recently installed Ubuntu MATE and I had a few troubles with it so I decided to uninstall and play around with a few more distros. Now, when I uninstalled it(deleted partition and got rid of the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installer hangs while booting on Asus X553MA

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 in a dual-boot with Windows 10. However, after I boot from the install media, it just hangs on the first purple screen. Here are my specs: Asus X553MA ----------- ...
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Unable to partition my 1 TB hard drive in 14.04

I brought Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with a 1TB HDD. I want to install windows 7 as well (dual boot). When I tried to partition my hard drive with Gparted, I am not able to drag the free space....
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Windows 10 update destroyed grub and ubuntu partition

I've been running Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu and Windows did an update that removed the GRUB loader. After running BootRepair, the message displayed changed to "An operating system wasn't found ...". ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 stucks in login page loop after nvidia installation

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. After Nvidia 364 installation, Ubuntu can't get past the login page. My laptop in HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab108tx which has an NVIDIA GeForce 940M. Is ...