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Boot-repair: Can't boot ubuntu in uefi mode

I am aware that there are many similar questions in this site, but none of the seems to solve my problem. I've been trying to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside a preinstalled Windows 8.1 in a toshiba ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from SSD

Previously I've had windows installed to a SSD in my laptop and ubuntu installed to HDD on it. Recently I've changed that HDD to SSD and installed ubuntu there as usual, but for some reason it won't ...
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linux wifi work only if reboot with “sudo reboot” after restarting “/etc/init.d/networking”

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 on a Dell computer. After we got a new router, it did not detect any wireless network. Networking was on but it said ‘no network devices available‘. (...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 on MacBook Pro. Error Message: “Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled”

I'm having this problem on my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro3,1). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB. I can't buy any DVD/CD's, so thats out of the question. I can barely use my MacBook at the ...
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Switching between Ubuntu Flavors [Desktop Enviroment]

I'm a new Linux user and just installed Ubuntu, wanted to try other Desktop Environments however it didn't work. It only loads up with the Lubuntu logo and Login screen, after that It's just Ubuntu. I ...
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Lost Ubuntu while upgrading

I was upgrading Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.10. It was almost success, and upgrading came to "installing packages" status. Suddenly my screen became blank and no mouse or keyboard worked (but I could ...
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Fixing a Windows 10 BCD error from Ubuntu 14.04

I'm kind of new to Linux though I've been using it for a while now, but I'm in a very weird position at the moment. I have a new PC with no OS on it whatsoever, I managed to create an Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Trying to install 3 different versions of Ubuntu for triple-boot (no Windows)

Summary of what I need: I want install 3 different versions of Ubuntu on a computer. I would like to be given a choice of which OS to boot every time I turn on my computer. I would like to share ...
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After recommended boot repair, it showed there is no operation system

I had an dual boot systems with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. After I upgrade Win to Win10, there was no grub entry to Ubuntu (or maybe Linux was wiped, but I didn't notice..). I searched online and ...
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how to add windows 8 entry to grub after boot-repair

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot (with windows 8.1) but my pc directly boots into ubuntu. For that I did a boot-repair->recommended repair. But all I got was grub menu with an option to boot to ...
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Ubuntu Windows10 dual boot problem

I had Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 10. Both used to work well. I mainly used Ubuntu. I remember last time I booted into Windows 10 was a few months ago and there was no problem. A few days ago I upgraded ...
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Is dual booting ubuntu and fedora/openSUSE as easy as popping in a liveCD?

I wish to dual boot ubuntu (currently installed) with fedora and/or openSUSE (fedora for vanilla gnome and SUSE for a good KDE experience). I do not know much about dual booting and grub. Do I only ...
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What happen if I install ubuntu without unlocking 'secure boot' & 'fast boot' on windows pre-installed computer? -pastebin attached

The desktop was using windows8. Not sure about the exact subversion but windows 8. then I tried multi booting for the first time So I downloaded ubuntu14.04 into usb. Run the UUI for booting in USB....
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Fix Windows 10 after removing the drive with dual boot Ubuntu physically

I had two physical drives in my laptop: a SSD and a HDD. I've had Windows 10 installed on SSD drive, and later I've installed Ubuntu on HDD with dual boot. Now I wanna replace that HDD with another ...
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Windows 7 option not visible in Grub after installation of Ubuntu

Before asking here, I have checked lots of options mentioned here in this portal, but got no success. So, I was using Windows 7 first, later yesterday I try to dual boot Ubuntu. Now, in Grub it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installer Crashes Shortly After Partitioning Disk

I am trying to dual-boot Windows 10 Home and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Lenovo G50-70 laptop. The computer used to have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed as a dual-boot with EFI. I want to do a ...
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Can't Ubuntu's grub2 display in menu and load multiple different partitions of windows?

I have been using Ubuntu and Windows on the same machine for over a decade now. In the past I had the latest LTS Ubuntu and XP on their own hard drive partitions. I used XP for gaming and Ubuntu for ...
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Problem with NVIDIA drivers and encrypted partition (dual boot)

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but I have problems when I boot up. My machine has 2 SSDs: First one with Windows 10 Second one with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (on which I boot) ...
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Asus TF700t Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot

I want to dual boot my transformer infinity. I like android, but as an IT student it cannot do everything I need homework wise, besides pocket Minecraft sucks. So I want to have my cake and eat it ...
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How do I recover 14.04 from “no root file system is defined” while upgrading to 16.04?

This is a problem. I tried to upgrade from 14.04.03 LTS to 16.04 LTS without backing up. (Sorry, my backup drive was full and I didn't know how to restore it.) I used a DVD to upgrade it, and ...
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Dell Latitude E7240 not booting after upgrading to 16.04

After installing 16.04 from a USB stick, Laptop doesn't start anymore. The error message says No bootable devices found. I was warned during the installation that I could not continue if I don't ...
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dualboot installation ubuntu with window 10

I have two questions: I just got a brand new HP Envy Phoenix 850qe desktop with Windows 10 pre-installed. I created a bootable Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DVD, which works just fine on my win 7 Dell desktop. ...
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What location to put bootloader, when running multiple drives and partition

I have Win8 on my desktop, where a 120G SSD is used to run windows and some select applications, while I have a 2TB HDD to provide basic file storage and where possible, install applications instead ...
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blank screen at point “restart now” after installation without errors

when i tried to install ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 8.1 getting blank screen at point "restart now" after installation without errors.Then i again inserted booted usb drive and tried to update ...
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Help me find out which Ubuntu version is the best for my laptop [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 series laptop with the following configuration. Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30 GHz to 2.40 GHz 8 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard disk and 64-bit Operating System, x64 based ...
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Can't boot into Windows, Xubuntu boots with error — Xubuntu 16.04 dual-boot (UEFI, Secure boot), Windows 10

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 from a Live USB onto a system containing Windows 10. Grub offers me the choice of booting into Xubuntu or Windows, as expected. As long as I started only Xubuntu, this ...
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How to boot into Windows 7 when grub is installed in the Windows partition?

Original title: How can i solve (un)booting windows 7 on the same partition with grub? I've been researching for 2/3 days about this problem and I have came up empty. Basically, partition 1 is ...
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How to create Win7 bootable usb from within Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before but the majority of the answers given seem to be a bit out of date. I've tried the gnome disk utility, after reading somewhere in here that it might be as simple as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04-Windows 10 dual boot makes windows hang

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04<>Windows 10 system. It has two SSD-drives, 256 GB for Windows and 128 GB for Ubuntu and one 1 TB HDD for data. Ubuntu works without any problems, Windows 10, ...
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I was running windows 7 and ubuntu linux on the same laptop and I upgraded to windows 10

I was running windows 7 and ubuntu linux on the same laptop and I upgraded to windows 10, everything seemed fine untill the laptop restarted and I got the black command screen saying grub rescue. All ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 installer doesn't recognise Windows 8 partition on Toshiba C850 Laptop

I purchased a Toshiba C850 Laptop and I'm trying to install the 64 Bit version of Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8, allowing me to dual boot. I burnt a Ubuntu 12.10 DVD, disabled Secure Boot on the ...
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jKDE Neon Boots into Intramfs, No Error

I just installed kde neon, and after rebooting for the first time (not including the reboot after installation), the computer now boots into the initramfs prompt. This happens after the grub and the ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu from my usb flash drive?

I have been using Windows 7 Home Basic for years, and now I'm bored and my PC is getting slower by the day. So I decided to try Ubuntu. I formatted an 8GB Transcend USB Flash drive and put Ubuntu in ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from automatically starting up after 10 secs with dual-boot [duplicate]

I have a pc with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04, set as dual-boot. The pc came with Win10 and I installed Ubuntu on it recently. Everything works ok, but when booting the computer I have only 10 seconds ...
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How do I re-enable input devices in Windows 7 while dualbooting with Ubuntu?

I decided that it would be most useful to me to have both Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my machine, and dualbooted correctly (I think) to have both fully functional (initially). I installed Windows 7 and, ...
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Problems after installing gtx 950

I have a dual boot machine with windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 installed. I used to use the intel igpu for displaying and it works well for both systems. Recently I put a nvidia gtx 950 on my machine. ...
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Stuck in grub rescue after deleting partion [duplicate]

I have recently deleted my partion with unbuntu on it for more space in my ssd and n9w when ever I boot it goes into grub rescue. As this is windows 10 there is no recovery disk and I don't have my ...
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ubuntu 16.04 + GTX 1070 causes black screen after choosing ubuntu on grub

Problem: I have a dual boot of Ubuntu and windows on my desktop and I have recently encountered a problem. I installed my GTX 1070 into my desktop and installed the nvidia drivers and everything has ...
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How to change steam library location to another hard drive?

I had already downloaded TF2 in windows 8.1 and its kept in another drive not on the drive containing windows. Now I have downloaded Steam on Ubuntu and I want to change its library location to other ...
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Dualboot windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 the win don't load

I made dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu. After shutting down the computer and loading it again windows 10 don't start anymore it's stuck with dark window. I set the following command sudo update-grub ...
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Alternative way to download and install Ubuntu Touch (dual boot) on Nexus 4

Since I have connection issues (I live in China, where nothing will download properly except if provided a mirror inside China), I have downloaded the Clockworkmod Recovery image for mako, the ...
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Accidently deleted partition now stuck in grub error: unknown filesystem

I accidently deleted a partition from windows and restarted now it boots in grub with error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> How can I get my PC to boot from windows ...
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Why can't I install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04?

Ubuntu 10.04 is beautiful. I love it. I am dying to install it on my PC, alongside the existing Ubuntu 8.04 (from which I write this message right now). But... it won't let me! When I reach the ...
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Run a semi-permanent Ubuntu from a USB for Trial

I tried to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my HP Laptop. Worked out ok. Booted. Had to tap F9 while booting to choose Ubuntu. And for some reason there was 2 versions... both seemed to lead to ...
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Grub fatal error - which partition for grub?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10 (using USB stick), but at the end of installation process a "fatal error" appears, saying that grub failed to install on /dev/sda and ...
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OBDII graphical car diagnostics

I am new to the Ubuntu environment installed 64bit Xenial on an AMD laptop and eventually managed to have everything working as the machine was restricted to OSs. Promised myself not to return to ...
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Installation alongside Windows XP, or dual boot

I am new to Linux [environment]. I need to use Ubuntu for some software development. I've created a live USB from the iso image. Is it possible to use it for development purpose? If not, I need some ...