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Installing Ubuntu over existing windows 7?

I already got windows 7 installed on my laptop with 3 drives C: D: E: and I also wanted to install Ubuntu on the same drive C: and make it a dual boot. How to do it ? is it possible ? And will I ...
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“Attempted to read/write outside of hd0” after install Lubuntu alongside Windows 7

I recently installed Lubuntu onto a 160Gb HDD, alongside Windows, which is the first two partitions (System Reserved/C:). The installation completed just fine, with no errors. It then rebooted into ...
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No option for Ubuntu boot up

I have installed Ubuntu but it never gets a chance to boot up. I did msconfig on windows 10 but there is no entry for Ubuntu. I tried installing from live cd as well as I tried direct installation ...
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i want to connect my laptop to remote server for hosting on my website but problem is occurring again and again what should i do

Enable to connect to remote server using ssh but i can connect one remote server 2 2 My ubuntu system is asking login again and again when i even entered the correct login details? 2 1 SSH: Permission ...
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My hdd partiton doesn't mount

Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/ubuntu/Entertainment: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=999,gid=999" "/dev/sda2" "/media/ubuntu/Entertainment"' exited with non-zero ...
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Unable to install 14.04. a few tries, a few issues

So, yesterday, win 10 commited suicide again, by deleting internet protocols alone. I'm fed up of this cancer, but I still game, so I want a dual boot At first I was able to install linux alone, ...
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GNU GRUB Command Loop! [duplicate]

I need help, im currently on a loop on GNU GRUB command. Ive seen many articles on it but non have help. So i removed ubuntu's space in the Disk Mangment...then I removed the Ubuntu pen drive and ...
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Tried to keep grub bootloader/ubuntu separate from windows, failed

So I installed 14.04 via USB stick onto a pc I built. The computer has 3 hard drives, one is an SSD for booting and system files, and the other two are typical hard drives. Originally, my computer ...
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Unable to boot OS X after installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu on my macbook air early 2014,but now I am unable to boot OSX after the installation of Ubuntu. I used a USB flash drive to install Ubuntu 15.10-amd64.ISO When I press the 'power ...
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Grub rescue after deleting linux partition

I was running both Windows and Linux, but I've decided to delete it and I accidentally forgot to fix MBR so right now I'm sruggling with grub rescue, and now every time I load I see "error unknown ...
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Ubuntu for HP Touchsmart 520-1070

When I install Windows in the first 400Gb of the disk and then try to install Ubuntu, Ubuntu doesn't see the Windows installed, and doesn't see the disk partition. The computer is HP Touchsmart ...
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while installing ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 8

I want to install Ubuntu alongside my windows 8 in D:/.My windows is installed in C:/.I have shrinked the D:/ for the installation.I have turned off the fast booting options,but I didn't got the UEFI ...
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Identical mount points for the same partition

I was installing Ubuntu using the mini ISO image and I ran into the following error when partitioning my disk: Identical mount points for two file systems Two file systems are assigned the ...
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Windows hibernation prevent sdb2 mounting [duplicate]

I had to mount windows 10 partition in ro format as ubuntu was unable to mount in rw because it insists that windows is hibernated. I disabled fast boot and secure boot and even deleted the secure ...
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Very Strange - Ubuntu messing up Windows LAN

I am helping my friend migrate to Linux from Windows. So we installed Ubuntu 15.10 on his system. His current setup is Windows 10 + Ubuntu. Everything is going well except a very strange issue. ...
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Can I access GRUB (or equiv) from Windows cmd?

I've installed Ubuntu at least 15 times and never had so many problems as with Windows 10. I've disabled Fast Boot and Secure Boot, set it to use UEFI and installed Ubuntu 15.10, which worked fine. ...
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Installing Win7 SP1, Dual Boot with Ubuntu, using GRUB and not Win Sys Reserved partition

So I have a 240SSD 20gb for Ubuntu (Active) with the GRUB bootloader on it. Just root partition, no home, no swap. And I have a 200gb Windows 7 partition (Primary as well but not active). My issue is ...
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occasionally boot fails with blank screen (displayport signal error)

Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on ssd sdd1 drive while windows 7 was installed on sdd sdc1. The Ubuntu bootloader grub was installed on sdd drive. Disk drives topology: NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT ...
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Grub console at boot if pen drive not plugged in

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a bootable USB pen drive, creating a dual boot with Windows 10. Windows and the EFI partition are on a disk, Ubuntu and its swap partition are on another disk. ...
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Dual Boot LUKS Encryption

I followed this guide: How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot? but at step 8, where you allow the graphical installer do its work, the grub-amd64-efi install fails. Here is the ...
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Booting issue, Lenovo G580 Dual boot

I have Lenovo G580 (core i5 2.5 GHz), with dual boot (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04). Since last 3 year, it was running smoothly without any issue. There was heating issue because of lots dust in ...
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how do i switch main bootloader to windows bootloader [duplicate]

I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu and you guys are asking yourself what the hell is he thinking or something similar because this is an Ubuntu forum. I want to know how to switch my main bootloader to ...
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Installation Ubuntu through wubi dool boot

I have a power edge T620 system with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. I'd like to dual boot this and install Ubuntu 14.04 on it So I created a bootable USB and after I select the Install Ubuntu or ...
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New Ubuntu dual boot partition question

First, thanks for the help getting me started. After searching in the help files for a while I couldn't find the answer. I am trying to install Ubuntu in a dual boot environment along side win xp. ...
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Reinstaling Windows 7 after dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have old laptop which I need to sell. Laptop runs Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 along. I need to reinstall back just Windows 7 bacause of customer wishes. But I have a problem. When put cd with Win 7 ...
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Fan Speed Increased after Dual Boot

I had a windows system upon which I installed Ubuntu 15.04 as dual boot. Right after I updated the Grub, the fan speed started showing anomalous behavior. The temperature of the system is going very ...
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Make Ubuntu/XP dual boot and WIN7 istallation on separate hard drives work + SATA socket issue

I have an old functioning dual boot Ubuntu/ Windows XP on a 2TB hard drive. I recently installed Windows 7 on another 1TB hard drive. (both are properly sub partitioned accordingly) The 2TB drive ...
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Unable to boot to Windows 10 after removing Ubuntu 15.10 from dual boot, getting black GRUB screen?

A few months ago I dual booted Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop alongside Windows 10, but recently I decided to remove Ubuntu. After being naive and following an Ubuntu dual boot removal guide on YouTube I ...
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Install 14.04 Error mounting /dev/sda7

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i could not open one partition Error mounting /dev/sda7 at /media/dev/9ba3f063-2f47-4554-aa23-1b42e084eacd: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu along windows 8.1, shows wrong disk partitioning

I first had Windows 8.1 on my laptop installed and now I'm trying to add Ubuntu 15.10 and be able to dual boot. I have freed up some space and partitioned my hard drive for the Ubuntu installation. ...
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Black screen after boot (with backlight)

I use an Asus S500CA, previously installed Windows 8.1 and just installed a dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 At the first time it was fine, everything was normal. Then I rebooted, and the GRUB menu showed up, ...
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Primary partition takes a lot of space

I am facing a serious problem, unknown files are getting loaded into my primary partition drive and within minutes of logging in , the space extends from 15 GB with 71 GB free space to 40 GB with 46 ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

So I've been trying for a couple of days to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 without losing any data and I didn't make it. I don't get to see the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10" option and if ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB on ASUS E200HA

I am trying to install Ubuntu from an USB-Stick on a new ASUS E200HA: http://www.asus.com/ch-de/Notebooks/ASUS-Vivobook-E200HA/ For that purpose, I used a bootable USB-Stick that I used already a ...
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Cannot boot LiveUSB with X1 Yoga

I recently bought a ThinkPad X1 Yoga and I'm trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot alongside Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 from USB easily. But when I try to boot Ubuntu from USB, the computer ...
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How to triple boot windows and two linux distros

I just got a new pc and installed windows 10 and I am a big linux fan so of course I setup dual boot with ubuntu 15.10 but I would also like to setup linux mint. I have checked out other questions ...
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Used Ubuntu Installation Disk to Partition Drive - Ubuntu Update Installations Fail

I thought that I had successfully used the latest Ubuntu installation disk to partition my 1 GB drive into 500 Mb containing Windows 10 and the remainder for Ubuntu. All seemed well until Ubuntu ...
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Win10 created more than 4 primary partitions, it seems?! gparted is not amused

first the story: I moved my Windows partition "to the left", then were unable to (dual) boot Windows, tried the repair option on the Win8 CD ... and now seem to have more than 4 primary partitions. ...
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Can't dual boot Ubuntu alongside OS X

I'm running a Macbook Pro (2013 retina display) with OS X Yosemite. I've been trying to dual boot Ubuntu alongside OS X, but when I open the live USB on refinder and try to install it, Ubunutu cannot ...
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Cursor disappears as soon as I login into Ubuntu

Cursor disappears as soon as I login into Ubuntu... How do I fix this problem?
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Problems installing Ubuntu on dual boot

I am trying to to istall ubuntu (desktop 14.4) on my computer running windows 10 home (as dual operating system). I have an empty 100 gb partition on the disk; do I have to format it first.
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Memory partition for ubuntu to be increased using unallocated partition

I have ubuntu 14.04 running on my laptop along side windows 10. I have been getting the error in ubuntu for insufficient memory space. So I am planning to merge one other partition that I created ...
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how to enable dual booting after install ubuntu in Windows Machine?

I Installed Ubuntu on my windows laptop in separate partition. I did swap root and home partition for ubuntu and separate partition. after installing i cant able to login to my windows OS.. ...
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Boot Failure: ACPI PCC Probe Failed. Unable to install ubuntu 14.04.3 / 4

I have a system on which win7 is already installed. I prepared a bootable USB using startup disk creator already installed in ubuntu 14.04.3(another machine) . When trying to boot that usb stick on ...
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initramfs boot error on dual boot machine

Scenario: Dual boot windows7 and ubuntu machine. I downloaded a new linux kernel and then implemented 3 system calls on it. Then I compiled the kernel on ubuntu and tried to boot into the newly ...
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Want to completely delete a partition(make it usable)

I recently installed cub linux (chromixium) alongside ubuntu in a dual boot. After a while, I got tired of chromixium and deleted its partition through gparted. I got some boot up errors taking me to ...
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Deleted my ubuntu partition off windows. The system will no longer boot up (Only boots into grub) [duplicate]

so I accidentally deleted my ubuntu hard drive off windows and I created a new partition and now my system will not properly boot up into Windows. I have to hit F12 and click on the Windows Boot ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 dual booting with Win 10

I recently got a laptop [Dell Inspiron 5559] with Windows 10 Home pre-installed. I installed Lubuntu 15.10 on a separate partition - issue is I never got the installation option 'Install Alongside ...
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Installing along side windows xp sp3

If Ubuntu is installed alongside Windows XP sp3, would all my software programmes work? For instance Wav lab 4, cakewalk sonar 6, Microsoft Office 2007, etc. Or would all my programs have to be ...
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transfer unallocated space from one disk to another

So a while back I installed Ubuntu on my laptop on a separate disk (/dev/sdb) from Windows (/dev/sda) and I want to increase the size of (/dev/sdb) since it's only 32GB. I just defragged my Windows ...