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Windows does not show in GRUB Customizer

I know this question has been asked several times, but none of the answers seem to be working in my case. I have win 10 and ubuntu. but there is no dual boot menu. GRUB does not show in the bootup. ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on logical partition under an extended partition while triple booting windows, Ubuntu and Kali Linux?

I am triple booting windows 10, Ubuntu and Kali Linux. So is it possible to install Ubuntu and Kali Linux on logical partitions under extended partitions or will it not work without primary partition. ...
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Partitioning scheme for Windows 10, Kali linux 2016.1 and Ubuntu 16.04 triple boot?

I want to triple boot Windows 10, Kali linux 2016.1 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop with 4 GB RAM and 1 TB HDD. What partition scheme should I use? Given the fact that I need one 500 GB NTFS partition ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16 off an External Drive

I made an external drive that can dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16, along with being able to boot live ISOs. This will be attempted using both graphic interfaces and command lines. Objectives: ...
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Move Ubuntu 16.04 to a SSD from HDD occurring error, no ssd shown in grub menu

I was using an 1TB hdd with uefi boot window10(updated from 7) and ubuntu 16.04 on it.It worked fine.I first installed windows,and then parted 120gb free space for ubuntu,then I installed ubuntu just ...
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Ubuntu system not booting from USB stick

I have installed two versions of Ubuntu on two hard drives in my Asus laptop, one running with Ubuntu 14.04 and the other with 15.10. Originally, both systems worked, however, today when booting up ...
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Error: unknown filesystem when Restarting

I am using a dual boot laptop with Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu Recently, I migrated my old HDD to a larger SSD and re-installed Ubuntu (16.04 32bit) Although the Grub 2 boot-loader works perfectly ...
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“/usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 10 not found”

I've launched a wrong command to change the grub on Kali linux 2016 and now I can't update the grub. The command I've launched is this: sudo sed -i "s/GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=.*/GRUB_CMDLINE_LI­ ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 LTS next to windows 10

I would like to install Ubuntu 14 LTS next to windows 10 (HP notebook). My disk partitions are these (GPT): http://postimg.org/image/apog4l7wh/ . I have disabled secure boot, fast boot and I have ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 & Ubuntu 14.04 MBR & GPT Partition Table problems

I have a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system. I am a novice at Ubuntu but managed to get the dual boot up and running reliably. I am now trying to add a 3TB HD and partition it for use by ...
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When I delete a file from a separate partition, it does not go to Trash

I'm using Ubuntu in Dual boot with Windows 7. I have three partitions: one for Windows, one for Ubuntu, and one for my files (it is used in both OSs; let's call it D). When I use Ubuntu and I delete ...
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Triple boot: Ubuntu 14.04 , 16.04 and Windows 10

Is there any problem with it? I already have Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. EDITED: It worked! The installation was equal to a normal dual boot.
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Is there a Boot-Repair for Ubuntu 15.04?

While trying to change my computer's default boot loader, I have run into the obstacle of having the message E: unable to locate package boot-repair. I learned that this could be because Boot-Repair ...
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Dual boot encryption

I want to encrypt my dual boot system. New installation (not installed now) of ubuntu with standard encryption and current windows system with veracrypt. My problem is that i can only create 4 primary ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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Is it possible to extend memory for ubuntu OS?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTE in my DELL laptop.It is working properly,Now I can access 2 Operating systems(win8 & Ubuntu). At the time of installation process I allocated memory as around 10 GB ...
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How can I restore control of my computer to the BIOS from grub?

I tried to use Parted Magic (unsuccessfully) and now when I try to boot I get the message: error: unknown filesystem. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> When I go into the BIOS to override the HDD ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 dual-boot installed after installing Windows 7

Previous issues: My laptop has had a rough year. It is an Asus F555L and originally had windows 8.1 in it. Two months ago it had the infamous 100% disk usage issue which I could not solve after a ...
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Can't boot into Windows

Well I did a stupid thing while repairing my boot loader system using EasyBCD on Windows. I selected Ubuntu as default bootloader and also selected the 'Skip the boot menu' option and applied those ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Option Greyed out/Disabled

I want to upgrade my Os from 15.10 to 16.04.But when I tried to Upgrade using the Bootable DVD/Live CD this option "Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on UEFI

As a long time user of Ubuntu, I recently purchased an Acer Revo One which came pre-installed with MS Windows 8 on a 60 Gb SDD. This time I decided to keep the licence. I took advantage of the free ...
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error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0', can't shut down

My ultra-book has dual boot of windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. It was windows 7 a year ago I just upgrade it to windows 10 a month ago. It works fine until yesterday. Today I turned it on and went to ...
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USB ports not responding at times in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at startup but works after a reboot

I have a dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. At startup USB ports not responding at times but works after a reboot.
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Solve my problem of installing Ubuntu on android. Android terminal app says that “unable to mount the loop device. How to fix it?”

My tab supports loop and i am using complete Linux installer. I downloaded Ubuntu image file Started terminal app It shows error unable to mount the loop device
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How can I get Ubuntu to load as a dual boot on an HP Envy laptop with Windows 10?

I have a new HP Envy laptop (AMD A10 processor, Radeon R6, 8GB RAM, 2TB HD) with Windows 10. I don't want to use Windows as the main OS, and want to use Ubuntu (my previous laptop was Ubuntu, and in ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10 - Ubuntu does not see my SSD

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my Yoga 900 laptop. I created an Ubuntu installation usb and can try Ubuntu just fine, but it does not appear to recognize my computer's SSD. The ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 8.4

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Debian, I get no boot option for Ubuntu. How can I fix the boot menu?
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Dual Boot messed up, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.10

-- Noob Warning I had Windows 10 running and tried to install Ubuntu 14.10, took the custom partition route. Shrinked the Windows drive from 100GB to 80GB, gave 6GB to swap (RAM 4GB), and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - no GUI during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer via a dvd. After selecting "install Ubuntu" from the boot menu my monitors stop receiving a signal and go to sleep. Moving the mouse and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet cannot work using Static IP

The internet was working while I installed the Ubuntu 14.04. After updated and upgraded the system and software, the internet can not work, even though the network manager shows that the network is ...
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Grub2 Alternative [duplicate]

Is there any other bootloaders that work well for Windows 10, Ubuntu, and live ISOs? I don't have a problem with grub2, just interested in other options.
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Ubuntu does not boot - Mac OSX El Capitan

I want to boot Ubuntu 16.04 in an environment of Mac OX El Capitan. I followed Rod's answer in Dual Boot Mac El Captain along with Ubuntu 14.04 , but I am still having a problem. I disabled the SIP ...
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Live Ubuntu USB boots to black screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a USB stick in order to recover some files from a damaged Windows partition. I burned the image to a USB stick using Win32 Disk Imager, however Ubuntu never finishes ...
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System doesn't boot GRUB/Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu via a USB and restarting the computer it only boots windows. I checked on the BIOS and Ubuntu doesn't appear. I can boot into Ubuntu using the USB: it boots the menu: try ...
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Accidentally deleted ubuntu 14.04

To fix after accidentally deleting Ubuntu 14.04 in dual OS PC, I have followed the community forum on this site "http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/answer/Help-I-deleted-a-Linux-boot-partition". ...
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Operating system boot manager for Ubuntu 16.04

I am still new to Ubuntu, in the sense of how to go about installing and finding programs. I dually installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside my Windows 7 professional. I want to play with Ubuntu till i can ...
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Recover windows files [closed]

I was trying to dual boot windows and Yosemite OS X and accidentally formatted the windows partition instead. I started to follow this guide ( ...
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Help removing grub from dual booted Surface Pro

I had ubuntu installed on my Surface Pro 1 on a 32gb micro sd card. I ended up not using ubuntu too much on this machine, as i do all my power user processes on my desktop running ubuntu, and windows ...
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Installing in encrypted partition under EFI boot

I've been googleing for a bit and can not find an answer yet Im from a FreeBSD background, so you will have to forgive me a little I am trying to dual boot FreeBSD and Ubuntu I want to set up a ...
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Add an eSATA drive with bootable Ubuntu 16.04 to a Windows 7 UEFI dual boot PC

I have a HP Envy 700-215xt, with UEFI, and WIndows 7 on it's original 1 TB drive. I've added a 2 TB internal drive, initialized as GPT, and installed Fedora 22 on it's first 500 GB. The UEFI boot ...
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Lubuntu hangs on blue screen, but not when using VirtualBox

I have a multi disk system. One disk is Windows 10, the other Ubuntu 16.04. When using Windows 10, I often boot the Ubuntu disk using VirtualBox's "physical disk" option on a VM. I installed ...
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Saving and downloading not working on Chrome OS - Ubuntu dual boot

I have an Acer C300 Chromebook with a dual boot Chrome OS - Ubuntu System, However since installing Ubuntu I cannot save or download anything on Chrome OS. Saving and downloads still work when booting ...
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How to restore unmounted ubuntu and windows partitions?

After a botched Ubuntu install (shut down during installation), my windows and ubuntu partitions are unmounted. From a live session in GParted I see that both partitions are clumped together in an ...
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Dell Inspiron 3542 b40 i5 8gb ram 1TBHD not shutting off

I've tried everything but I couldn't fix the problem. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with windows 10. Ubuntu works fine,but It gets stuck at loading screen on shutdown. Ubuntu has never froze ...
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Having BIOS+UEFI on MBR Partitioning Scheme

I have a Dell laptop with a Windows + Ubuntu dual boot configuration in Legacy boot. I wanted to try out Ubuntu in UEFI since it would boot in just about 2~3 seconds in my earlier config. So my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 dual-booted system gets stuck at loading initial ramdisk when I try to boot ubuntu

I'll start off by saying that I am not a very advanced Ubuntu user. This whole thing started when I was running Ubuntu and got a notification of a unfinished update, so I started the update. However, ...
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Ubuntu Can`t Boot After Failing To Install

This is my situation: I had in my hard drive two operating systems: Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. Using a bootable USB stick, I created another partition to install in it the ...
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How Do I Change the Boot Loader to Load Ubuntu on a Different Hard Drive in Windows 10?

I've just done a successful installation of Ubuntu onto a brand new hard drive, but now I don't know how to load the Ubuntu OS. It does not show up when I boot my computer in the "Choose an Operating ...
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Windows and Linux on different HDD and no grub, possible?

I have a notebook with one SSD and one mSATA. I'd like to install Windows 10 LTSB N in the SSD and Ubuntu 16.04 in the mSATA. Can I have those two installed without Grub 2? I mean, I only want to ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...