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Why does Ubuntu create dublicates of a partition in /media?

I have a dual boot system with windows and ubuntu, each of them on a different partition. Additionally, i have a partition called Multimedia just for storing things like data files or my Eclipse ...
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Run Ubuntu 16.04 with RAID0 on XPS15 (dual boot with Win10)

First, I'm very new to linux :). I've just received a dell XPS 15 9550 running with Win10. I've decidedto jump ahead and install a dual boot Win10/Ubuntu 16.04. I've used a Live USB. Everything works ...
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Ubuntu dual boot with Windows 7 having partitioned before hand

Prior to Ubuntu installation I partitioned my drive with the Windows Disk Manager, created unallocated space of around 30gb, then proceeded to boot into the Ubuntu cd. However, during installation I ...
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How to dual boot Windows 10, and Ubuntu on a HP Pavilion G6?

I've been trying to set up a dual boot with Ubuntu on my Windows 10 HP Pavilion G6 Laptop for a couple of days now. I've followed countless tutorials, on here, and on Google. I manage to install ...
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grub menu doesnt appear after dual boot with windows 10

i installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. it worked fine and i could even see ubuntu and windows in efi mode in boot manager. But once i rebooted it is directly loading windows 10. I tried all ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu from Windows Dual Boot if I don't have Windows recovery CD

I installed Ubuntu (I had already had Windows 8.1) from USB (I still have live Ubuntu on it). Is there a way I can uninstall Ubuntu in a way that my Windows will remain bootable? All the tutorials I ...
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How to restore kernel in 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I accidentally removed the kernel from my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS while trying to update it. Now when I start it up, my Grub2 doesn't show Ubuntu as an option anymore. So I boot up the Live USB drive and try ...
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Dual Boot - backup & recovery

When I was relatively new to Ubuntu and I created a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 and Win 8 (now win 10). Things work fine but now I'd like to be able to back up and recover (just in case). I'...
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Windows 10 wants to repair “drive errors” on my dual-boot setup

Unfortunately, I don't know how to get any additional data on what it wants to repair, but I'm afraid of just letting it do what it thinks is right in case it destroys my Ubuntu setup. I have a ...
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Use Windows Boot Loader to dual boot Ubuntu-MATE and Windows 10 (both UEFI)

My laptop already installed Windows 10 UEFI and I want to dual boot with Ubuntu-MATE but I want to add Ubuntu Boot Entry into Windows. It should show something like: I refer to some tutorial but ...
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Installing GRUB on a separate disk using Boot-Repair; EFI partition not found

Here's what my set up looks like: Booted system - An Ubuntu 15.10 live USB booted in UEFI mode /dev/sda - A 1TB HDD with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed /dev/sdb - A 120GB SSD with a 1.5GB EFI ...
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Looking for other dual booting options [duplicate]

I am upgrading my fathers computer that has Ubuntu on it, however he wants to keep Ubuntu as an operating system, I heard of dual boot and thought it would be worth a try, however I can't back up the ...
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Install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 8.1

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 from a bootable USB alongside my Windows 8.1. During the installation process, I could choose in the installer option "Install Ubuntu within Windows Boot Manager" or "...
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Gnu Grub menu does not recognise my MS Windows installation

I had dual boot set up with my previous Ubuntu installation which allowed me either to use Windows XP or Ubuntu. This worked successfully. I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.4. The new Gnu Grub menu does ...
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resizing an ntfs-partition without any loss of data, while running ubuntu (studio) from a live usb

This is my very first question on askubuntu. I know there are quite a few similar threads hanging around here and there, but most of the answers given have either proven to be too technical, or haven'...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS boot loader crashes

I am using Win 10 and Ubuntu as dual boot.The boot loader of my Ubuntu continues to crash. I don't know why but it happened 2 times last week and today again.I had to use boot repair to run it again. ...
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partition scheme for dual boot with android-x86

For an old Inspiron 1420 laptop, how can I dual boot (not VirtualBox) with android-x86? What options do I select when installing Ubuntu 16.04 that the partition scheme will work for both OS's. GPT ...
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Remove Ubuntu from Meizu Pro 5

I bought a Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I love the phone, but Ubuntu touch isn't what I thought it would be. The App Store is lacking many popular apps. I contacted Meizu and they said the phone could ...
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Resolution problem after dual boot installation with window 7

after installing the ubuntu OS with Windows 7 whenever I started my laptop and the System ask to choose OS after choosing UBUNTU the screen always shows resolution problem.
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How can I find out the md5sum of boot-repair-disk.ISO?

I have downloaded boot-repair-disk.ISO, but it is recommended to check the md5sum. Previous downloads have not worked possibly because the download was corrupted. At present running Kubuntu 16.04 on ...
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Grub shows no OS after boot-repair

I've had some problems with my computer and trying to keep two systems in it. For a long time, I had a stable system where I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 side by side, with dual boot. I updated ...
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ASP.NET dvelopment in Ubuntu [closed]

I am about to start learning ASP.NET. I have only Ubuntu installed on my laptop. I know about mono develop and that C# code is open source. My ultimate aim is to become ASP.NET web developer. Is it ...
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How to install Android on Meizu Pro 5 that was originally with ubuntu?

I have a Meizu Pro 5 TD-LTE, Ubuntu Edition. I want to to install Android or Dual boot Ubuntu and Android. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not start after installation next to Windows 7

Installation ends succesfully, computer restarts and... Windows boots up. My computer: old laptop HP Compaq 6710b (no UEFI, no secure boot). Two hard drives: - 1st is 240 GB SSD and 2nd is some ...
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Dual Boot Update to Windows 10

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, dual booting Windows 7. Now I would like this Windows 7 to update to Windows 10. When I start my computer, the Ubuntu boot loader (this should be grub 2) lets me choose ...
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opening m-files in new volume — how to make MATLAB default?

I am dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. My drive D partition in Windows can be accessed from Ubuntu and is called "New Volume". I thought this was great to have this arrangement since I did not set ...
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starting the laptop after sleep while using windows — grub opens up instead

I am currently dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I am not sure if this is an installation error but when I am using Windows and put my laptop to sleep (ie. by closing the lid for a long time), when I ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu GNOME with UEFI

I am new to Linux in general, and I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu GNOME on a Dell computer with UEFI firmware. I have managed to burn a live USB in Rufus, but now, I am not sure how to ...
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No Network, not booting

The Problem: I had installed Ubuntu on a brand new laptop and was not getting a wifi connection. Upon clicking the network manager I saw that wifi was disabled, so I turned it back on and still no ...
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Reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04.1 over 14.04.3 - Did I delete my windows partition?

I had windows 8.1 installed with ubuntu 14.04.3 on another partition. I booted from a USB and ran the installation with ubuntu 14.04.1. When doing the installation it detected that I already had 14.04....
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Unable to find a medium containg a live file system

I'm getting this message each time I try to install Ubuntu on my system: Unable to find a medium containing a live file system I've tried booting it from 2 different usb drives and a CD. I've ...
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Recovering non-EFI partition with Kali Linux after installing windows 10 [migrated]

I successfully dual-booted and used Windows 10 and Kali Linux for some time. Then due to a failure in Windows I had to reinstall Windows 10. With that I lost the grub. Then I followed the instructions ...
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Grub doesn't appear after windows 10 upgrade

After a Windows 10 upgrade I'm not able to choose what operating system I want to boot, (I have installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) because Windows 10 starts automatically. I created a live USB ...
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Windows 8.1 does not shown up on Grub2, even after installing Boot Repair. - Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time installing Ubuntu 16.04. I have Windows 8 on my PC, and I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04, put it on a DVD then installed it on my PC. When I turned on my PC after installing Ubuntu 16....
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Time conflict in dual boot [duplicate]

So I have this problem, have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 16.04, dual boot screws time in Windows, tried to change /etc/default/rcS as stated in other posts, but UTC = yes line does not appear in that file, ...
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Can I download and install into another ubuntu partition?

The drivers in my Ubuntu were broken after an update (Nvidia driver, the driver for wireless and even the driver for mouse I think) and can't even use the OS properly. What I did is, I installed ...
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Windows UEFI dual boot Ubuntu, HELP?

So as usual I would like to dual boot windows with Ubuntu. I read many articles and am very confused. I created a bootable USB using Ubuntu 16.04 and pendrive linux, however With fastboot OFF and ...
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Error installing dual boot of Ubuntu 16.04 on a brand new laptop

I have a brand new laptop MSI GE62 Apache Pro-004 running windows 10, and was trying to create a dual boot with ubuntu 16.04. I was following the instructions found here, everything worked fine up ...
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How to change the order to choose os during boot? [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu in my laptop alongside Windows 10 by dual booting. And at the start grub is showing up to give options between Ubuntu os and Windows boot loader. If I don't do ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on boot after Windows 10 update

Just installed most recent Windows 10 updates alongside Ubuntu 16.04 and when I switched back to Ubuntu 16.04, all it would do was display the Ubuntu logo and dots for a few seconds and then freeze. ...
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New self-built computer - dual-boot Win10/Ubuntu

Having issues setting up dual-boot. New machine - ASUS Z170 Deluxe Ubuntu installer doesn't recognize that Windows already is there. Chose to "do something else" 2.1 - Created /, swap and /usr ...
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Trying to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 on Macbook 2016 - getting black screen

New to Linux and I wanted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a new Macbook 2016. Getting a black screen when I try any commands from the GRUB. I have edited the install Ubuntu line to contain nomodeset but ...
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Cannot boot into Windows after Ubuntu 16.04 install

I am unfamiliar with Windows UEFI and changed the BIOS to Legacy to get my Lenovo B50 to boot from a USB port to install Ubuntu. Now the only way I can boot is to use UEFI in the BIOS to boot Windows ...
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Move all files from the partition where Ubuntu installed to another partition

I am a total Linux beginner and I probably messed up a lot during the installation (Already tried reinstalling). Ubuntu installed all of its files in a partition with very little space, and it keeps ...
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Razer Blade 14" 2016: can't boot Ubuntu

I am attempting to set up dual-boot Ubuntu on my 2016 Blade 14" (just arrived yesterday). I am booting off a USB stick. It makes it past GRUB into the Ubuntu boot process, and then hangs. I have ...
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Why am I getting the GRUB screen?

Okay, so I recently decided to switch motherboards, and I succeeded. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is currently my version, and it's set as my default OS. I dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu currently, and I feel ...
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How to select default EFI boot entry from within Ubuntu (MacPro)

I have a Mac with Ubuntu, OSX and Windows (booting with rEFIt). I need a way to select which OS to boot on the next reboot. I can do that from within OSX and Windows (through Bootcamp) but I also need ...
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Install Ubuntu on Hard drive and GRUB on USB

I would like to install ubuntu 16.04 on Hard drive, but I want to keep windows 7. What I want is to install ubuntu on a partition of the HDD, but I want it only to boot if I plug in USB Drive, and if ...
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Can i use an existing 14.04 installation to create a dual-boot 16.04 installation?

(Please not that there are several questions about installing Ubuntu from Windows without a CD-Rom. This is not a duplicate of those, because they all recommend a USB stick, which i don't want to do). ...
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How to stop Windows 10 from constantly overwriting the bootloader?

After switching to legacy boot and turning secure booting off I could trivially install ubuntu on my new Yoga 510 for dual booting. However (and I have now reinstalled grub from the ubuntu live image ...