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After dualboot installation, screen stopped working

I had a dualboot working, but needed a fresh install. I went to Windows, wiped the Ubuntu drive. Not the best idea, because I could not boot anymore. So I created a bootable Ubuntu USB and reinstalled ...
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grub rescue in dual booting (with ubuntu 12.04) and kernel panic error

Can anyone please help me out in solving the grub rescue problem that I'm facing on my Lenovo G570 laptop (installed operating systems are - windows 7 home basic and ubuntu 12.04 LTS)? The initial ...
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Dual Boot-Ubuntu along with Win 7, ubuntu not detecting the partitions on HDD on which Win 7 is currently exist as sole OS

I recently (19.03.2015) purchased Dell Insp 15 3543 (Ubuntu OS). As I wanted to Dual Boot Ubuntu along with Windows 7, I did not complete the Ubuntu installation (Pre-provided with Laptop, & ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 won't start with Windows 8 hibernating

I've been trying to start my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 when my Windows is in hibernation mode but it never starts. I receive two kinds of error, sometimes Ubuntu says: SpamAssassim Mail Filter Daemon: ...
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How can I use ubuntu alongside windows xp [duplicate]

How do I set up a dual boot with Windows XP and Ubuntu?
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Dul booting ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 [duplicate]

What is the step by step process to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1? I have been referring various sites and have got the basic idea. Would like if it where explained in detail as I am new to ...
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Shut down time is too long for around ten minutes

I have recently installed ubuntu with the recommendation of one my friends. Is is cool and work great. But unfortunately the shut down time is around 10 to 15 minutes which is quite very unexpected ...
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problem in dual boot [duplicate]

I have recently dual booted ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside window 7 in my dell laptop from live usb flash drive. the dual boot was working until I deleted empty partition(not ubuntu or window partition) ...
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Sound (speakers) doesnt work neither in windows nor Ubuntu (dual-boot)

Im not really good when it comes to computer maintenance and driver installs.My brother messed up the sound on my system. I have 2 SSDs(dual-boot). On one I have win 7 installed(x64) and on the other ...
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How to allocate more space to Lubuntu [duplicate]

I used Wubi on an old PC of mine just so I could test out Lubuntu. I set it as dual boot so now I can flip between Windows 7 and Lubuntu but while I was setting up Lubuntu I didn't locate near as much ...
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i've lost my windows 7 after installing ubuntu 14.02

I've lost my Windows after installing Ubuntu with my flash-drive. When I start my notebook it directs boots in to to Ubuntu ,I also did a boot-repair, but I am unable to dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows ...
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Ubuntu - Vista (32 Bit) — Share Windows Hard Drive / Partition for All Users

I'm dual-booting Windows Vista (32 bit) with Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit). The C drive normally accessed in Vista was automatically mounted for me when Ubuntu was first installed and can be accessed ...
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Installing ubuntu with windows 7 Disk error load

I'm new using Ubuntu my life was going great after i installed alongside with Windows7 that's where problem happens. :) I see that this issue is extremely common but I didn't find any properly ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in GRUB

Initially my computer was going straight to BIOS and I couldn't even get to GRUB. I've ran boot-repair using a live session from a DVD, here was the output : http://paste.ubuntu.com/10615351/. After ...
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System boots directly in to Windows

I have installed Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion dv6 notebook but I am trying to dual-boot with Windows for the last couple of days without any success. The installation CD is ejected after installing Ubuntu ...
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I have 2 SSDs one for windows the other for ubuntu. No gurb on sda

I installed Windows 8 on sda and I installed Xubuntu on sdb, but I don't like using Ubuntu grub to change sda mbr. I like to use a simple F12 solution for dual boot. How can I remove grub on sda and ...
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Dual boot giving boot priority to Ubuntu 14.04 (UEFI based)

I will install ubuntu in a computer with pre-installed Windwos 8, this summarize all procedures (Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)), but something very ...
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After Boot-Repair, Windows 8 (10)not showing up

OK, I know there are other questions like this, but I'm posting this because mine is slightly different. I have Windows 10 installed (shows as Windows 8 in boot menus) and I installed Ubuntu just as ...
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Vista won't boot w/ Lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu for dual boot on my windows vista laptop. When I select vista during boot-up it fails and reboots ..... over and over again. I need vista. If this can't be fixed I'll have to ...
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Installing 12.10 on the drive where 14.10 is installed

I have a Dell laptop with 64 bit architecture. I installed 14.10 and windows 8.1 as dual boot. Later I tried to install 12.10 on the same drive(/sda6) as 14.10. The installation was successful but ...
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Why couldn't I see grub when first dual-booting with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu. When I rebooted the PC Windows 8 was starting automatically. I thought that "Install alongside Windows 8" meant, that I could directly use the dual-boot, but I had to use ...
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OS X and Ubuntu on a USB-stick

what do you end op with if you follow How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X? will it delete OS X or can i use my Mac (OS X) normally when the usb-stick is not connected?
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Dual-boot not working after turn of year 2014-15

I have 5 computers, all with matching Lubuntu 14.04 OS's. After the turn of the year (This year 2015) The Dual boot on two of my comps (only 2 have dual-boot) suddenly quit. I could boot Linux, but ...
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Extending my Ubuntu partitions space on an OS X dual boot system

I recently set up a dual boot Ubuntu/OS X set up on my Mac. I now want to primarily use Ubuntu and allocate more space for it. I have a 256 GB SSD with 177 for OS X and 56 for Ubuntu. In OS X I can't ...
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Efficient partitioning for installing ubuntu?

i am installing ubuntu first time alongside windows 8. So my comp is new. I have 5 partitions from manufacturer: EFI, 2 recovery partitions and C and D as NFTS. Windows is on C, D is empty.I am going ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8 stops working on installation of nvidia drivers

So I've built my own PC, and I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 alongside each other onto a 3 disk RAID5 array. The PC also has a fairly beefy video card (a Gigabyte Nvidia GeForce ...
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Problem with my Windows Desktop during Ubuntu-Windows 7 dual operating system

So, I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 for almost a year now. So far, everything was fine, until today. I was using Ubuntu and I copied a file from the Windows' desktop to Ubuntu. Now, when I boot with ...
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Disk shown invalid after ubuntu installed with windows 8.1

I have recently installed Ubuntu with windows 8.1. It worked fine but one day it crashed my windows boot-loader. In diskpart section of windows troubleshooter (cmd) my disk is shown invalid and I ...
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I can't find my windows 7 after installing ubuntu 14.04 , i need my data any how

I have searched on net and got i have lost my old data can some plz provide the steps to recover the old data . i need data only it is must to have that data. scenario in which i lost my data; --- ...
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Windows 8.1 not booting after trying ubuntu 14 on hp 1000

It all started when I made my harddisk drive bootable and uses C (where my windows 8) was installed to boot ubunt, I used unibootein software for it. It worked fine for me every time on start up I ...
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ubuntu installation probs [duplicate]

i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS......i booted via usb .....when i start the installation process, i select the language,then tick for "download third party appications" and "check for ...
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Solved-Install Ubuntu on Yoga 2, first windows 8 install

So, I recently just got a Yoga 2, and found this guide to installing ubuntu on it https://datainfer.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/install-ubuntu-on-ideapad-yoga-2-pro/ My question is, In the guide, it ...
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Visualizing linux GPT partition (EFI) from Windows Host

I created a rescue grub.iso using the following script. This code worked for me when I using Windows 7, Ubuntu 12, MBR: #!/bin/sh set -e wk_dir=$(mktemp -d "${TMPDIR:-/tmp}/tmp.XXXXXXXXXX") mkdir -p ...
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Repair GNU GRUB [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as Dual-Boot with Windows 7 and everything worked superb. Then as I booted my PC GNU Grub rescue popped up and told me, that it couldn't find my SSD. But as I booted into the ...
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Black screen and restart after grub menu

So looks like this question gets asked a lot, but it is after ubuntu is installed it seems. I haven't messed with a Linux distro in awhile, but I am sure I am doing it right. I have tried installing ...
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Ubuntu14.04 and windows 8 problem with sound system

I found that if I make the volume zero in ubuntu then windows 8 is getting no sound. Is it normal? if not please help me if any. I am using windows 8 pro and ubuntu 14.04 i368 version with dual boot ...
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Copying files from hard drive to external hard drive, GPT Partition got in the way

I am trying to copy files off my laptop to an external hard drive because Windows is corrupt, and I need to reinstall it. I was going to use dd, but when I start the process ...
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How to repair grub to prompt for Windows or Ubuntu?

http://paste.ubuntu.com/10583474/ I've pasted the link into this email that Boot Repair spit out to me. I believe that I've successfully partitioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / Windows 7 Pro dual boot can't connect to wired internet after Windows boot

Wired internet works fine in Windows 7 Pro and "Try Ubuntu" 14.04.2 LTS booted from disk and in the installed Ubuntu, but stops working after booting Windows and then Ubuntu. I've seen numerous ...
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Upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but can't access in windows 8.1

I have upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but I cant access to the windows 8.1.I was using Easy-BCD for dual boot.Now I can't find the boot menu option.Please give your suggetions
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What is the changes to be made in the BIOS settings to show OS options before booting?

In my laptop I have installed two operating System(OS) Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu in different partitions. When I switch on my lap it was not showing any options for choosing OS, automatically windows ...
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fix error: no such partition. grub rescue WITHOUT cd drive

I'm trying to completely remove UBuntu from my Asus Eee PC 1015PEM because I'm giving it to a relative. I thought it would be as simple as deleting the partition it was stored on using Windows Disk ...
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Win7 nor Ubuntu 14.10 will not boot after installing Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu the computer now just boots to a black screen. I booted to the Live USB stick and attempted a boot-repair and they said to paste this link for help ...
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Triple Boot Yosemite Bootcamp Ubunutu 14.04.2 Blank Screen

Installed Ubuntu to MacBook 2009 running Yosemite and using rEFInd. I managed to get Ubuntu to boot successfully once, straight after install. However, after a few minutes it locks up. Upon reboot, I ...
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Ubuntu install crashes using Live-USB made in Win7

I'm having some troubles installing Ubuntu from a Live-USB, it keeps crashing duing installation. Here is some back ground information: My current PC has Win7 installed and that is what I'm using to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not detecting allocated partition on windows 8.1 laptop

I've brought new Lenovo Z5070 laptop with preinstalled FreeDOS. Afterward, I've installed Windows 8.1 on it with Legacy BIOS enabled. I have to use Ubuntu in dual boot with it. I've shrink my C: ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTSon window vista but I can't find it and I don't the option to choose [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu on windows vista and after i restart it, there is only one operation system is showing and no option to choose for Ubuntu, but when i reinstall it again it showing me that in ...
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Ubuntu Partition deleted and got i386 file not found error

My query might be looking similar to others which are already posted here and in other forums. But i didn't see exact problem what i am facing. Here we go, My mistakes: Tried to install windows ...
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Sound and wifi card not seen by XP when dual booting ubuntu/XP

So I bought this old INTEL R52 which had XP sp3. All working well (sound, wifi, all). I install Ubunu, but I think I didn't leave enough space to let XP run properly. Re-installed XP, can boot either ...
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No Windows Boot Option In Ubuntu

So I recently installed Ubuntu, but I didn't give it enough space. It started acting weird, so I restarted the computer. Afterwards, it just had a black screen after it started up. I tried the Windows ...