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Latest Version of Ubuntu Desktop burned to DVD won't start through Windows 10?

I would like to begin programming so I just got a brand new 1TB hard drive to install Ubuntu onto and downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS disc image which I then burned onto a DVD-R disc. I read on the ...
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Operating System not Found after installing Ubuntu in a Sony Vaio

I just bought a Sony Vaio SVS15115FLB that came with Windows 7, after enjoying the PC graphic power for a little, I decided it was time to install Ubuntu 12.04. First, I inserted a USB stick, ...
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Trouble in Boot Repair

I had a problem with my grub, it didn't recognize my OS, I have installed windows, ubuntu and kali. But then I tried to use Boot repair in a ubuntu live cd, and then I got to type. sudo chroot ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't warn about low boot partition size

I've installed Ubuntu on a system where Windows 10 is already installed. Since I wanted an encrypted partition, I used the "something else" option and set up an encrypted partition and a boot ...
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Dell inspiron 5558 UEFI dual boot problems

This is my second question here so again please forgive if I ask the obvious or duplicate a question. I know that there is a lot of threads on this topic but I seriously do not know which applies to ...
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Edit “Kernal Boot Parameter” from windows to install Linux

Trying to install Linux on a new think pad and getting the error: Intel_pstate: HWP enabled Then it stops loading. It seems I need to edit the boot parameter but all instructions I can find are ...
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Dual-Boot Problem with Pre-Installed Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu 14.04

I do understand similar questions already exist. Yet mine seems to be a problem that despite trying hard to address, I haven't been able to solve. Despite having a working Ubuntu LTs 14.04 ...
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Proper way of installing ubuntu AND windows 10 on a fresh machine

what is the best way to install Ubuntu and windows 10 on a fresh machine to have them on dual boot? Should I install windows 10 first and then Ubuntu? Is there a working guideline somewhere on the web ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...
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Bootable pen drive 16.04 is not able to recognize by my laptop(UEFI)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop and now i want to upgrade it to 16.04 so i downloaded ubuntu 16.04 image file and i make my pen drive to bootable by using Startup Disk Creator available in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - New install shows strange failed message

Just Installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10, install completed ok, went to re boot and got this message so thought I would type it up here incase it is relevant to any troubles I'm about to have with ...
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Installation Ubuntu through wubi dool boot

I have a power edge T620 system with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. I'd like to dual boot this and install Ubuntu 14.04 on it So I created a bootable USB and after I select the Install Ubuntu or ...
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Installing older version on ubuntu alongside windows

I am currently working on windows. I tried ubuntu 4.10 on virtualbox. Now i want to install it to my pc alongside windows. But i dont know if v4.10 will offer the "install alongside windows" option? ...
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Being started of Ubuntu

I am a new comer of Linux. I went into the official website of Linux and it recommends me to use Ubuntu. And I have some questions about Ubuntu. Is Ubuntu free of charge? Now I am using Windows, do ...
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Invalid Boot Signature after upgrade to 16.04 (dual boot windows 10)

I'm lost not sure what to do here.... I don't know how to configure my secure booting options. I don't which setting to change?
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GNU GRUB black screen on boot

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
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Realtek sound card + dual boot windows and ubuntu = not working properly

I have some big issues with my sound card. For instance when I boot up on windows and reboot and login into ubuntu, the sound does not work anymore. I have to shutdown my laptop and turn it on again ...
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Black screen appears when trying to enter ubuntu - dual boot (windows10 - ubuntu 14.04)

I am having problem with Ubuntu again. Everything was perfect (for 1 month), after ı installed mysql 5.7.12, gtk 3.0, the problem started. when ı try to enter ubuntu A blank screen shows up. However, ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu after Windows 7 installation and “boot-repair” does not work

I hope someone here can help me: I re-installed my Windows 7 partition and now I cannot boot to Ubuntu 14.04 any more - no grub boot-menu is display instead directly the "Loading windows" screen is ...
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Dual booting questions running linux and windows?

Hey guys I have a few questions I currently run windows 7 and Like linux as well but the thing is I want to run both operating systems the linux operating system I want to run is the parrotsec os from ...
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Crash when trying to install Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux and trying to set up a dual boot Ubuntu / Windows 10 system on a new Dell xps x8900. Each time I get midway through the boot-up process before I can even install, the system crashes ...
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SSD Compatibility MacBook Pro 2010 (6,2)

I just rebuilt this laptop (battery and HDD failure) and I went with a 1TB Samsung 850 Evo. I am wanting to dual boot Ubuntu on it and ideally, I would like Ubuntu to really be my main use OS. I ...
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GRUB2 Installation failed Dual boot ubuntu with windows 8

I am having hp pavilion g6 2320tx with windows 8 preinstalled with the UEFI mode I am trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 8 but it fails every time giving me the error that grub2 was not ...
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Can't Dual Boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on Sony Vaio S 15 (2012)

I just bought my dad a new laptop for fathers day, a Sony Vaio S 15 (the latest models from Sony) and he wants to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive and went to install ...
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Dual-boot - grub failed to install

i am trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu. I already have win 10 installed in non uefi mode and i am trying to install ubuntu (also non uefi) on the same SSD. I do have Secure boot disabled. I ...
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I have a problem with dual boot after setup

Today I have downloaded Ubuntu but I can't use Ubuntu with windows like dual boot, for everytime I have to change boot order by hand while setuping Ubuntu I didn't prepare memory for Ubuntu by Hand it ...
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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Cannot boot to Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu

The issue is fixed, I had forgotten to change boot mode and boot priority in BIOS to UEFI and UEFI First, and also 'Optimize for' from 'other OS' to 'Win8 64bit' First of all, sorry if this question ...
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After install ubuntu 12.10 cannot boot to windows 8 ( pre-installed)

recently I have bought a lenovo z580 with pre installed windows 8 and I have installed ubuntu 12.10 ( secure boot was enabled when I was installing ubuntu after the installation I disabled it) I can ...
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Cannot Get To Ubuntu 15.04 Boot Menu! [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system, and recently installed windows 10 technical preview, which has it's own boot menu. Now I can no longer boot to ubuntu 15.04 because, it used to show a purple menu with ...
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Can't access Windows Partition anymore - No permissions

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongsite Windows 10. I was able to access Windows partition without any problems since today, after rebooting my compyter I can't access it anymore. A pop-up shows up ...
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Win 10 and Ubuntu - cannot create dual boot

I'm pretty sure I did everything - turned off the fast start up, ensured first boot is cd and everything is UEFI. First install I got Ubuntu 14.04 working ok - though I did have two boxes to select ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Ubuntu 15.10 - ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/… dropping into shell

I got this error after some days running ubuntu alongside windows 10. I am working on an acer laptop. I tried every expected solutions in other similar questions here, but none worked for me. So I ...
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Ubuntu to Windows 10 [duplicate]

My end goal is that I want to wipe all of Ubuntu off my computer completely and run Windows 10 solely. Right now I have both of them on my system, but I am unable to get to the Windows 10 login screen ...
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Seeking Stability -14.04 dual boot XP, with Firefox, Thunderbird, LibreOffice

I have a old XP laptop that Ubuntu has rescued. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, a Windows partition and a shared-access partition. I still need Windows for certain peripherals but Ubuntu has kept ...
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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I installed Windows 7, which ate Ubuntu's boot file. When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get Ubuntu back?
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Please HELP! I need to know if my PC is eligible for Linux (S.F. Ubuntu 16.04) [on hold]

Dear Ask Ubuntu forum community, I have purchased a new PC few days ago, however something went terribly wrong while I was trying to test some very intense programs on it (I was basically messing ...
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Easybcd not detecting Linux Grub

Firstly, I'm an amateur (read novice). I "successfully" (that was the message) installed ubuntu ion my windows 10 system. However, Grub was not detected either at startup or by Easybcd and in ...
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Not able to boot 16.04 LTS in dual boot with window 7 UEFI mode

Initially I am not getting the option to install ubuntu along side window 7. So I again installed window 7 in UEFI mode and now able to get this option. But after installing ubuntu 16.04 LTS alongside ...
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missing UUID of my root partition f2fs

Found some tutorials how to migrate my root system from ext2 onto another partition with f2fs. Unfotunately my f2fs partition hsn't got an UUID. Hence on a SSD and normally I'm booting it in virtual ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Dual Boot Windows 10 boots to black screen unless I boot windows first

I tried to be as specific as possible in the title and I will apologize in advance for my lack of technical knowledge. I Bought a new laptop with specific intentions of dual booting (all my other ...
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Dual boot problem after upgrading to 16.04

During the upgrade to 16.04 something went wrong (related to shim-signed and problems with /boot/efi) and it was not completed. After some work I managed to have everything installed and Ubuntu seems ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, though installation was successful

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion H8-1228 computer via USB flash drive. Installation was a success. My computer still starts Windows, but there is no way to boot to Ubuntu. I tried hitting ...
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Oil Painting like graphics ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio EB24 Laptop. I am having problem from some days that my PC graphics become blurry like Oil Painting after some time of usage. I always use ...
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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not detecting free space

I have a 500GB hard disk. And I currently have a C: drive containing 80GB, a D: containing 280GB, and a system reserved drive with 349MB. I have free space of 104gb approximately which I emptied for ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from doing anything to the Windows installation?

My laptop comes with a 128GB SSD, and it have Windows installed. But since it has almost no space, I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a USB drive (32GB, USB 2.0). It's working really well, but I don't want ...
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Dual boot windows7 no GRUB goes straight to Linux

I know this is a common issue with many posts about it but can't find any with same scenario. I have 2 hard disks (SATA + SSD). I installed and had Windows 7 running in the SSD one that (I found ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu after unsuccessfully uninstalling

I uninstalled Ubuntu via "How-to-Geek" instructions, but upon completion my boot menu is gone and I can only boot the simple "grub" command line. Booting to my Live USB with Ubuntu works though (I am ...