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grub broken and wont boot

i had ubuntu 12.10 running allongside with windows 7 (dual boot, 1 hdd). when installing ubuntu i accidentally gave it too much room. so i decided that i would remove it and reinstall it but this time ...
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Remove Ubuntu from dual boot Windows 8 PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have recently upgraded to Windows 8 and want to remove my Ubuntu OS. It was installed using a bootable pen drive. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 install wont let me install alongside windows 7

I decided today to try out Ubuntu 12.10, and want to install on my computer alongside Windows 7. I am new to the whole thing and have never even partitioned a hard drive and before I go changing ...
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Dual boot windows 8 and ubundu not see partitions

I'm trying to install both operating systems on dual boot, but ubuntu does not see the hd with two partitions only full hd. In windows explorer have 2 partitions on ubuntu partitioner have only one
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 Dual Boot - Bluetooth Pairing

I have a Dell L702X which has been enabled for UEFI via Custom BIOS and I have Windows 8 Pro x64 and Ubuntu 12.10 x64 successfully dual booting on GPT. I have named my device under Ubuntu with the ...
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Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.10 Dual boot issues

I had recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7520 laptop , Which was pre-loaded with windows 8. I wanted to set up dual boot with Ubuntu 12.10 . I am having the following issues . Any help will be really ...
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No boot option after UBUNTU 12.1 installation on another hard disk

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows XP SP3 GR desktop using ubuntu dvd from iso file. Operatings systems are in diferent hard disks. After the install I did not get the option of choosing ...
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Preinstalled Windows 8 Not showing up on Grub 2, Ubuntu 12.10

http://paste.ubuntu.com/1522276/ Hi There, I've scoured everywhere & I'm still all very confused. Since I'm a total noob, I don't really want to touch too many files... I have an Acer M5 with ...
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Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot Menu Does Not Load [duplicate]

I've read abt the ton of complications/problems ppl are facing with UEFI when installing Ubuntu alongside Windows, but I haven't been able to find a solution to the one I encountered. I have a ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize itself [closed]

I installed Ubuntu in trial mode. Grub wasn't installed properly, so I reinstalled Windows and now it gives me the option to choose between OS. However, when I try to install Ubuntu, it says that ...
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Ubuntu not appearing in GRUB menu after installing alonside Mint

I have been using Mint May 13 for several months, but I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 also. I ran the Ubuntu Live CD and "Installed Alongside". Everything appeared to install correctly, but when I ...
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Bought a windows8 system from store, installed Ubuntu Windows Installer, but it fails to start

I bought a Windows 8 computer. I then installed Ubuntu-Windows-Installer-12.10. When I boot the system, I see a screen with two options to choose from: Windows8 (which works fine and I can start ...
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Invalid EFI when trying to boot Windows

When I try to boot into Windows I get 'Invalid EFI file path'. I can still get into Windows by going into BIOS and making my other hard drive the boot priority, which is a pain. I've since installed ...
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How do I recover my (potentially) ruined (600+GB) Windows installation?

I was installing Xubuntu onto the same hard disk that my huge installation of Windows was on and I accidentally pressed "Okay" after I chose to do my own partitioning. The last thing I saw before I ...
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Ubuntu kernel not present? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.04 (Wubi) not starting - root.disk corrupted When I launch and attempt to boot Ubuntu through the Windows Boot Manager, it takes me to a grub prompt, and when ...
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Computer seems to be frozen during reboot after installation. How long should the reboot take?

I'm attempting to dual-boot my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Everything to my knowledge has gone perfectly, up until now. The installation was success. Consequently, the computer began the ...
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Ubuntu is not booting (Windows Ubuntu Installer)

Its the first time I used the Windows Ubuntu Installer (WUBI). I installed Ubuntu and everything went great, it then asked me to reboot my laptop and I kindly did , it went well, showed me the ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from the Windows's bootloader?

I installed Ubuntu from a USB drive. I selected Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 and it installed. But it also installed GRUB which I don't like. I just want to make Ubuntu work in Windows's ...
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Installed Ubuntu and now can't boot into Windows anymore

Okay, now I have a new problem... I installed Ubuntu on my new SSD today. But now Windows 8 doesn't show up in the boot loader anymore. I ran Boot Repair and it told me GPT detected. Please ...
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dualboot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ASUS ZENBOOK UX32VD

Hi I bought an ASUS ZENBOOK UX32VD running windows 8 right out of kthe box. How can I dualboot this with Ubuntu? I've understood that it is different dualbooting a pc with Windows 8 than windows 7. ...
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Ubuntu not booting after dual installing with Windows XP SP2

I have 2 hard disk in my PC (First one was divided into 3 logical drives C:\, D:\ and E:\ and the secondary Hard disk was divided into 2 logical drives G:\ and H:\ ) The former one was running Windows ...
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Add an entry for Ubuntu on Windows 8 boot loader

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 by creating free space in Windows 8 and then using that space to create 3 partitions, one for SWAP, one for GRUB (mounting point is /boot) and one for the actual OS. I ...
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Ubuntu where to start (newbie) [closed]

I was a hardcore windows user for years. I already tried Ubuntu 12.10 by using wubi. But in my exerpience, the wubi version is feeling a bit too much as a virtual machine version of ubuntu, and I ...
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Cannot boot into windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu with Windows 8 Boot manager I have dual boot Ubuntu 12.04.1 and Windows 8 Pro (both are x64). Before I installed Ubuntu everything worked ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wired Connection Not Working

I am a beginner to Linux and Ubuntu, and my laptop currently dual-boots Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. Neither of my wired and wireless connections are working. My wired network was working, but when I ...
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Installing Ubuntu with the Windows installer

After installation of Ubuntu 12.10, during restart the Boot menu does not appear. Computer automatically loads Windows XP.
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Wireless networking features not working on 12.10 dual booting with Windows 8

Before I begin, I should probably say that I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so please forgive me if I miss something obvious. I recently figured out how to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 8 on a Lenovo ...
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Dual-boot bootrec /fixboot issues while uninstalling Ubuntu

Good Day, I want to give Ubuntu more HDD space so I tried to create a new partition then merge it with my Ubuntu's. Windows is unable to create more that 5 partitions I decided to uninstall then ...
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Partition not seen, in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Windows 7, out of 500GB hard disk partition planned like: 100 GB allocated for Windows 360 GB for Ubuntu - (approx.) At the time of Windows installation: 100 GB space is used for the ...
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Is it possible to convert LVM filesystem back to normal?

My filesystem setup is an LVM setup. I'm wanting to try installing ElementaryOS Luna Beta 1 on its own partition, but unfortunately it doesn't support LVM yet. Is there any easy way to do this?
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Welcome Page not showing “Try Ubuntu” “Install Ubuntu”

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from USB, but I am stuck with following issues The welcome page does not show "Try ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu" option, it just says "You may wish to read the ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, facing partition issues

I have just bought a new PC having Windows 7 installed, it has 500 GB disk space. Attached is the screen shot of the disk management C:-Installed Windows 97.5 GB D:- Kept required data 195.31 GB ...
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Why does ubuntu 12.04 freeze? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I dual booted Ubuntu on Windows 8 (Getting the dual boot right alone took 2 tries, thanks to UEFI framework). After the dual boot, ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu?

I dual booted Windows 8 and ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) recently, everything was running fine, no errors except ubuntu crashed in unity 3d mode but worked fine with 2d. Yesterday, I was showing Windows 8 to ...
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is it possible to install ubuntu 12.04 on usb drive while retaining windows 8 on HDD?

Let me explain what I am trying to do in detail... I want to install ubuntu 12.04 (or 12.10) on a 320gb usb drive, and set the boot order to boot usb first. That way, if I want 12.04 to boot, I just ...
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BURG for ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BURG? Hey guys I just shifted from win 7 to ubuntu with dual boot. and dont like the looks of grub so would like to install burg..would like to know ...
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How can I easliy boot Ubuntu and Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 I've had various problems with Ubuntu and Windows 8 on dual-boot, how can I solve this in an easy manner without messing ...
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Which has better compatibility with ubuntu - xps 13 / xps 14?

I am planning on buying a dell XPS 13 or XPS 14.. but really confused in choosing one.. Will be installing Ubuntu along side windows (dual boot) Main purpose - web & mobile app development It ...
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Problems Booting Windows 8 with Grub 2 HELP ASAP

please help. I'm new to linux, decided to try out ubuntu. created a new partition, and replaced windows 8 boot manager with grub 2 by installing grub on the windows 8 partition now windows doesn't ...
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Move Grub Boot loader into another partition

I am dual booting mac OS X with Ubuntu 64-bit and using the alternative install, when I got to the Grub boot loader I acidently selected the wrong partition to install, I installed the GRUB on the MAC ...
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Repairing grub 2 with Ubuntu live cd

I installed Windows 7 on a separate hard drive and I have Debian on another hard drive. After installing Windows 7 my grub doesn't appear so I used an Ubuntu Live CD to use boot-repair to fix my grub2 ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 Dual Boot Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I'm usually using Linux but since I had to use Windows at my office, I was stuck with a Windows 8 PC ...
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Can't get dual boot to work with windows 7

I have tried numerous options but all do not seem to work. The problem is this: The standard ubuntu installer does not recognize my windows installation. When i manually create partitions, grub simply ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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Windows 8 removes Grub as default boot manager

I have a Sony VAIO S series with Windows 8 preinstalled, and I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a new partition. When the PC boots Grub is display, and I can choose between Windows 8 (didn't worked at the ...
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intalled ubuntu 12.10 and now cannot boot win 7

so this is my brothers pc and i finally convinced him to try out ubuntu and went about installing it... he did have windows 7 and xp installed (with 4 partitions, win7, documents partition, win xp ...
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How to maintain ssd cache with dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install ubuntu on windows 8 with intel smart response I have a Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop. It has an 8GB SSD Cached to a 1TB hard drive using some Intel caching ...
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Accidentally set GRUB_TIMEOUT=0, cannot boot into Ubuntu now

I have a dual boot system of Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. Stupidly, I set my default boot OS to Windows 7 using this method and set GRUB_TIMEOUT=0. Now when I boot, the Ubuntu red/purple screen flashes ...
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How to deal with Windows 8 Boot Partition?

I want to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 8 Enterprise. I have a 160 GB Hard Disk Drive and completely wiped out all the existing partitions of this drive to create 3 new partitions in the following ...
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Freeze During a Restart on ASPIRE 4751Z [closed]

I notice this happen every time with my ACER ASPIRE 4751Z. Whenever I reboot from Ubuntu, the boot up freezes during "BIOS load". That means, the boot up menu isn't shown yet. I also have Windows XP ...