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Sporadically unable to boot Ubuntu after being in Windows 10 session

I have a dual boot system configured with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10. Grub is fine, shows both OSes and usually them both boot fine. However, sometimes the Ubuntu boot just hangs. This always happens ...
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Can't shrink Ubuntu partition on Windows

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 and it's working properly so far. I have one problem, I gave Ubuntu's partition too much space at the installation and I want to shrink it. I don't ...
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USB not detected in EFI mode when trying to repair grub

I have an HP envy dv6 Notebook (windows 8.1) and I already have UBUNTU 14.04 LTS ainstalled. The issue is After installing ubuntu I when attempted to repair grub with the boot repair utilities on live ...
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Dual Boot unencrypted Windows 10 + encrypted Ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 10 installed on my laptop and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 in encrypted form so I can boot into a non encrypted Windows 10 or an encrypted Ubuntu 14.04. I have booted into the laptop ...
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Install full ubuntu into external usb to work on several machines [duplicate]

How can I install full ubuntu (not the try version) onto external usb and make it work on several machines (not machine specific) ? The grub should be installed on the external hdd to.
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Dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 on Samsung 950 m.2 installation issues

Recently bought new samsung m.2 drive model number MZ-V5P256. I have installed windows 10 on it without issue and am tired of running Ubuntu as a VM. First attempting to install using USB installer ...
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Can't boot form USB in UEFI

I have an HP envy dv6 Notebook (windows 10) and I can't load from my usb. The usb works, I tried on others computers, I already changed the boot order. I tried in both ways, efi and legacy, but the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MSI GT72S G-220

I'm having issues getting Ubuntu 15.10 on my system. These are my specs: 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6820HK (2.7 GHz) 32 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 256 GB M.2 SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8 GB GDDR5 ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu dual boot: can not access disk partition in ubuntu

I installed windows 10 first and then ubuntu 15 later. Both are working fine. But if i shutdown windows 10 and open ubuntu, ubuntu throws me an error while opening a disc partition. The error says ...
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Trouble with windows 10 and ubuntu on separate ssd

I have Windows 10 installed on a 120 GB SSD and Ubuntu Studio installed on a 240 GB SSd. Both are installed, I'm able to boot into either of them through the boot menu. However twice now while in ...
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Is it normal that when in Ubuntu I can see all of my Windows files? Are my files created in Ubuntu private?

please forgive my lack of knowledge but I am slightly confused, I recently installed Ubuntu as lately I have favoured using certain Linux distros much more than using Windows 10, sadly I have found I ...
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Dual Boot Backup Strategy - Straight Clone

I hope I'm asking this in the right place. Let me know if I'm not and I'll move it. For backup purposes, I've used Clonezilla to clone my laptop's dual boot HD (Windows7/Ubuntu 14.04) to an external ...
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Want to creats a multiboot usb, I am on Lubuntu

I don't seem to succeed in creating a multiboot usb with either YUMI (which only works in windows?) or Multisystem that is supposed to work within Linux. Also tried Xboot... Anyone who can help? I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 gets stuck during install (black screen and 6700HQ bug soft lockup cpu#4 stuck for 22s)

I have the following notebook SCHENKER H706 High-Performance Notebook NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 3072MB GDDR5 Intel Core i7-6700HQ | 4 Kerne | 8 Threads | 2,60 - 3,50GHz | 6MB 45W 16GB (2x8192) SO-DIMM ...
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GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT not hiding the menu?

I'm dual-booting Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, but since other people use this machine I want it to go straight into Windows by default unless I manually go into Ubuntu. The "hidden" option seems to be ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 after Windows 10 - Dual Boot

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 after Windows 10 was installed on the system. The that appear afterwards was that after I installed Ubuntu I choose to restart it. And that was a mistake because when I ...
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GRUB shows apurple screen when trying to boot windows

SO guys. Recently I'm having a weird problem. I had my windows 10 and Ubuntu set up in dual boot for nearly one month. Two days ago for some reason, I clean installed windows and as expected, I ...
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Ubuntu install with Dual boot Win7. Win 7 is not a boot option

I installed Ubuntu on Windows 7 system After Ubuntu install, I no longer see Win7 as an option Ubuntu is working fine. I read on the forum to install boot-repair. I run the recommended fix option. I ...
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Installed 15.04 via netboot, getting unknown filesystem error on boot

I've tried other suggestions after searching but nothing has helped. Porteus has been my main OS for a while however I'm struggling with its complexities, decided to change and installed 15.04 using ...
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Can not access Windows 10 after Ubuntu dual boot

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 but am no longer able to access Windows when rebooting. On start up my computer, which is booting through UEFI, goes straight to GRUB but there is no ...
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BootMGR missing

Hi I want to boot a Ubuntu distro on my pc so I copied the files from the iso and pasted them into a Seagate backup drive (1tb). When I rebooted my pc and went into the boot menu and selected the ...
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Boot problems with Ubuntu on a external drive

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an external drive alongside my Windows 10 OS on my internal drive. If my external drive is connected everything works just fine. The grub menu loads and I ...
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Help with Ubuntu /Windows boot

I was stuck in GRUB 2 for days, I could not boot Windows or Ubuntu. I kept making new bootable usb with the same version of Ubuntu in an attempt to boot up and repair. I somehow got lucky on my 100th ...
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Physical disk for virtual machine

Is it possible to have a Virtual Machine AND a Dual Boot Windows OS alongside Ubuntu? Currently, I'm in Ubuntu. I prefer it over Windows, but unfortunately, I need to use Windows from time to time. ...
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unable to boot into grub, ubuntu or windows; unknown file system; grub rescue

I am continously getting errors while opening any of my operating systems I have dual booted windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 On starting the PC I get the error: Error: unknown filesystem. grub ...
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Dual boot and mounting windows partition problems

i am new to ubuntu, i am installing LXLE 14.04.03 (64bit) on a Lenovo G50-30 preinstalled windows 8.1 updated to Win10 Home. I carried out the install with Secure boot disabled and Bios/uefi optimised ...
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Bluetooth speaker playback in ubuntu but not windows 8.1

this is my first time posting question in here, so hope this goes well :p //the problem happens after i install ubuntu so although it may seems not directly related i think it will be best to post on ...
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Ubuntu server edition UEFI mini pc

I would like to install ubuntu on a PIPO X8 but i cant seem to the hang of it. I even lost the default dual boot and i am not sure how but now only android is booting and I noticed in the bios under ...
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Will installing Ubuntu in Legacy Mode ruin Windows?

I have a HP Pavilion Notebook with Windows 10, with the following specifications: RAM : 8gb Processor: Intel i5 HDD: 1TB Graphic Card : 2gb ATI Raedon And here is the msinfo32 output: OS Name ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 or Ubuntu 15.04, stuck at GRUB

I've been trying to fix this for so long I cannot remember which version of Windows I had installed. I'm 75% sure its Windows 8, because I didn't like 10 very much. I followed the pendrivelinux.com's ...
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Installing ubuntu with windows 10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10. I have the extra space required for ubuntu (I have about 200GB set up for it) But when I try to install it I don't get the option to install it ...
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Freezes and internet connection losses on 14.04 while using browser [duplicate]

I have nearly new installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with pre-installed Windows 7 on my desktop PC. The installation was fine I guess. Choose no swap cause I have 7.7 Gb ram. The main problems appeared are ...
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ubuntu not booting suddenly dual boot

I managed to install a dual boot with windows8 first and ubuntu 14 second. it worked fine until 2 days ago, when ubuntu would not boot any more. windows is still fine, but i would like to continue ...
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Fail to install Ubuntu 15.10 - Internal error

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 as a dual-boot on my Windows 7 laptop, but I can't manage to. I am pretty sure the DVD is OK, since I used it to install it on my desktop (also dual-boot with ...
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installing Ubuntu 15.4 (64 bit) on Dell Inspiron with Intel i3 processor and running Windows 7

I have downloaded and tried to get Ubuntu 15.04, first 64-bit, running on my Dell Inspiron. I have 3 partitions, C- with Windows 7, D - my working partition and F- which I have reserved for Linux. I ...
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Boot initialization problem, boot unknown partition, dual boot pc

It has been 3 days I'm trying to solve the boot problem. I have two systems, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 in different partitions. I have tried many solutions: I used Boot-Repair but it didn't work. ...
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Dual Boot of windows 10& ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

How to dual boot windows10 & ubuntu15.04? I have legacy bias mode. Every time I try to make the dual boot, it shows I have to format my full computer. I'm not sure if it'll work either. So, please ...
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Dual Boot on win8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My system is not going to dual boot options. I'm new to linux, just wanted to see how it works and so I installed it using a liveUSB after creating a separate 30 Gb partition alongside with my 3 ...
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HELP! Deleted partition [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a 500GB HDD I have 3 partitions (40GB Windows 7, 150GB Ubuntu and 280GB for storage in windows) but I wanted to resize the 40GB partitions because after installing some programs I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 assumes BIOS clock is set to UTC time regardless of UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, so I tried to fix the time inconsistency between Ubuntu and Windows by applying the above mentioned widely known fix, but even after reboot ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu and Kali on one external hard drive?

More specifically, how do I get it to work? I have install Ubuntu on my external hard drive, and it works flawlessly, with Grub2 appearing and I have the option between Ubuntu and Kali, however kali ...
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How to fix my Grub after Windows 10?

I am having some large issues right now. I decided to go forward with a Windows 10 upgrade after it worked fine on my other dual boot. Of course, I knew that I would have to fix Grub in some way ...
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hp pavillon dual boot ubuntu

I managed to install ubuntu and dual boot it on a hp pavillion notebook. To do that I had to press esc and f10 immediately after pressing power, in order to access the bios. Enable legacy in the boot ...
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Wifi driver crused Kubuntu on MacBook pro

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 as secondary system to OS X on MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). I was using refit software and live usb with Kubuntu, created on different computer with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Installation Type screen shows no partition for Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am having a problem doing this as the Ubuntu installer will not see any partitions except /dev/sda1 in the 3rd step when it asks for Installation Type: enter image description here EDIT from ...
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How to dual boot Windows 10 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 as the Operating System. How would I dual-boot Windows 10 onto my desktop? Thank you very much. I understand it would be much easier to do the other way around, but ...
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Ubuntu Live-CD can't detect my HDD [Solved]

Hello dear Ubuntu users. I have been struggling to install Ubuntu on my laptop, I want to make a dual-boot windows/Ubuntu, but I just can't install it. Already changed my BIOS to AHCI and UEFI, but ...
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Windows doesn't boot from grub after installing on second drive

I'm on a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga s1 running Ubuntu 15.10. Just yesterday I installed a second SSD in my laptop. I removed the main drive with Ubuntu, installed Windows 10 onto the second drive, then ...
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Why I have a dual boot menu at start-up?

I have to format and re-installed all the Ubuntu Studio 15.10 OS into my main desktop PC. Everything is fine, here, now. The only "rare" thing I have is... A dual-boot menu at start-up! Rare, ...