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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't show up

I've recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I've followed a video which instructed me to create free partition space and make one swap and the other /. Once the installation is completed it ...
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Still cannot load windows 10 even after using boot-repair

So i was trying to make my windows 10-pc a dual boot with ubuntu 15.10.After the installation,the windows-10 loader cannot be found in the boot menu.And so i used boot-repair.Doing it created two ...
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Remove GRUB and keep a Linux system

I searched the Internet for instructions on how to remove GRUB, but the only thing I could find was using a Windows DVD to "repair" the system. I previously had a Windows/Linux doal-boot and removed ...
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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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GRUB2 shows Windows 7 or Windows Recovery Environment instead of Windows 10

This is a Q&A that I recently have figured out, so I have posted the answer below. After installing Windows 10, every time I get a kernel update or I run the update-grub2 it always shows Windows ...
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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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Can't boot Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu yesterday alongside Windows 7 and whenever I start my computer I don't have the option to boot Windows. When the computer starts it goes straight to Ubuntu without giving me an OS ...
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15.10 - Windows 7 Dual Boot fails to show Windows option in grub after Ubuntu install

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14992455/ Windows 7 was freshly installed at the shop. I then checked the partition table type and as it was MBR guessed that Windows 7 was booting into legacy bios not UEFI. ...
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GPT partition table problem: Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot

I hope you guys will help me get through this situation I have gotten myself into. I bought a new samsung ultra book running windows 8. I knew going into the purchase that I wanted to ditch windows ...
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Dual boot issues

Lost WIN XP in dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It hangs but Ubuntu runs OK. My Fujitsu Scaleo P XP recovery CD does NOT support the Recovery Console and therefore MBR corruption cannot be eradicated ...
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removing Windows from linux partition

I have installed linux and windows side by side. Now, I can't boot to windows, may be its corrupt. but linux is working fine. Can i delete Windows Partition C drive from within linud and reinstall ...
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unable to start ubuntu installation

i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside windows 10,i have it on a usb flash drive and when i boot it and click either install ubuntu or try ubuntu i get stuck at the ubuntu logo ...
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Cannot boot off of USB Flash Drive to Install Ubuntu

UNetBootin tells me to reboot after it's done placing the contents on my flash drive. After I restart my PC, I press the DEL key to enter the BIOS. I then go to the Boot Menu and change the 1st Boot ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics ...
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Ubuntu server edition UEFI mini pc

I would like to install ubuntu on a PIPO X8 but i cant seem to the hang of it. I even lost the default dual boot and i am not sure how but now only android is booting and I noticed in the bios under ...
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Do I need to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS if it becomes unstable? [on hold]

I have a Compaq R4000 thats configured with a dual boot winXP/ Ubuntu 14.04. It worked fine until I decided to give a try, to make the wireless adaptor work under Ubuntu instead of connecting the UTP ...
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ASUS N550JK - Ubuntu 15.10 install

First time here, and I know nothing about Ubuntu, but what I've found out is it won't boot, period; if I have Fast boot, Secure Boot ON and Launch CSM (for legacy OS) OFF. But, I want to get into ...
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GRUB not detecting windows partition

I am trying to install ubuntu, but it seems like it can't detect my windows partition. On the "try ubuntu" option, I want to see if it detects my windows partition. After running sudo os-prober ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 live USB not booting in pre-installed Windows 10 machine

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside Windows 10 using USB flash drive for booting. I get the following error, with all the combinations in UEFI Firmware settings I tried - initramfs: no ...
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Help needed in virus scanning across dual boot SSD's (Win10 & Ubuntu 14.04)

Okay so I'm a dual boot noob and have always stuck to Windows because of games and Visual Basic. Now that I've built a new computer things are changing, I've got two hard drives for OS's, 1x Samsung ...
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Remove Kali Linux from dual boot with Ubuntu 15.10

So I dual booted kali linux 2.0 with ubuntu, now how do I remove kali linux from the dual boot (without losing ubuntu)? Kali Linux is on a separate partition Ubuntu Version: 15.10 -Thanks
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Attempting to install Mint alongside Ubuntu, cannot add Mint to GRUB [on hold]

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.10 X64 I have created and formatted a new EXT4 partition for Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Cinnamon edition of 75GB. I have downloaded "Grub Customizer 4.0.6" and I have used it ...
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Dual booting Windows 10/Ubuntu on a windows 8 pre-loaded machine

I am new to Linux world and I want start using Linux for course work (but don't want to remove windows yet and I don't want to use virtual machine). I have windows 8 pre-loaded machine (Dell XPS 15) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Cannot expand Ubuntu partition even though I have 14GB of unallocated space

I have 14GB of empty space on my drive, but when I try to expand my Ubuntu partition to occupy it, it doesn't seem to recognize the space. How can I rectify this issue and claim the free space?
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Ubuntu LiveUSB doesn't recognize my Windows 8 installation

I have a laptop with UEFI (secure boot disabled) with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 along side Windows 8 on my primary hard drive, which uses GPT. I am only presented with ...
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Anyone successfully installed ubuntu on the 6th gen MSI GS60 ghost pro with 2 video cards?

I am OVER having to use Windows. My old MSI (GT 680R) was a perfect candidate for dual booting and I found myself in Linux far more than windows. Now I have a new MSI but am a little unsure of the ...
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Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu (UEFI mode) on a blank HDD.

My computer came with a FreeDOS. It has a 1 TB HDD and 8 GB RAM. Also, it is a 64 bit processor. Sadly the computer / laptop does not have a CD / DVD ROM drive. Fortunately, it has 4 USB ports. The ...
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Installing two ubuntu distro result in amdgpu fatal error

I am not sure someone already answered this, but I cannot find a similar situation. I have a Dell Inspiron notebook, 1TB hard disk. I did 4 partition there, meant to be: sda1 -> ubuntu-gnome 15.10 ...
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Can't boot windows 7 after installing Linux

SOLVED Had to change the windows system partition type which was flagged as "Swap" for some reason to NTFS system type. I did this by logging into linux and changing it in the partition manager. I ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after booting into windows 10

I have Xubuntu installed on one drive and Windows 10 installed on the other one. Every time I boot into windows 10, Ubuntu won't boot up. I can only boot it up after I use the live USB, use ...
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Install Ubuntu on my laptop that has Windows 10

My question is how to install Ubuntu 15.10 to my laptop that has Windows 10 without replacing my documents and all my information. I tried to make a boot on my USB, but my application for the boot ...
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Ubuntu and windows on dual hard drives

I had windows 10 installed on a hard drive then I used my laptop to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my other hard drive because I was having problems installing it on my desktop. To get into Linux I have to ...
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Disable Ubuntu boot menu when Windows is hibernated

I have a lot of folders in Ubuntu that are simple shortcuts of my Windows partition. I need to be able to Mount windows partition every time I load Ubuntu. Therefore, I want to disable Ubuntu access ...
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Booting problem after installing updates

I installed Ubuntu after trying it out from a USB disk on my laptop. I made a partition for it, so it shares the HDD with windows 10. Given that at the time I did not have a fast internet connection ...
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Unable to access “DATA” in ubuntu after installed ubuntu alongside with window 10

I have installed ubuntu alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. The dual boot feature is ok. Only when in Ubuntu, I faced issue in accessing the "DATA" under "Devices", as shown in ...
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Ubuntu installation failure - Unable to install GRUB

Lately I bought a new laptop - Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13" - Intel i5-4210U, 256 SSD. I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 using these guides: Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 dual boot problem where Windows 8 doesn't boot

I will brief about the problem, that how it started. I purchased a Sony VAIO (SVE15133CNW) laptop on May-2013, with pre-installed Windows 8 After couple of days I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using USB ...
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Lost Windows 7 in GRUB after installing Ubuntu 14.04

So today I've decided install the new 14.04 (64bit) on top of the 13.10 (32bit) Ubuntu that I used to have dual boot with Win 7. So it gave me number of options to install the 14.04, one of them was ...
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Resize efi partition on Ubuntu / Mac system on Mac Air

My Ubuntu and Mac both boot perfectly on my Mac Air. I have about 240 GB for each. But my Ubuntu tells me my efi partition only has 6mb of remaining space. In addition, my Ubuntu sometimes freezes ...
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Cannot Change the boot order in bios or F9 Anymore after installing Ubuntu

other Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) hi I have a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15 touchsmart I cannot change the boot order in the bios boot order menu ( i tried to disable the legacy ...
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Dual booting W7 and Ubuntu on separate hard drives.

I already have W7 on a WD hard drive, I got a Seagate hard drive I want to dedicate to Ubuntu. I popped in the disk and went to install, but a notification popped up asking me if I wanted to force ...
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Is Ubuntu destroying my internal HDD?

I have an Inspiron 3521 that came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. I decided to dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu, and it was working good. But, when using Ubuntu, I heard a lot of noise from my laptop ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 along side Win 8 on an encrypted LVM partition without an alternate CD

I wanted to set up an encrypted Linux partition along side Win8 with separate root, home and swap. I read that to retain hibernate I needed to encrypt all three partitions with one pass-phrase and ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Three Drives. First with Windows 10, Second with Ubuntu, and Third of storage. Storage Driver visible from Windows but not from Ubuntu

I'm having trouble with a 3TB hard drive. Thing is complicated, so I'll explain as detailed as I can. This computer has 3 disc drives. 1 SSD and 2 HDD. -The SSD has Windows 10 installed (Legacy Bios) ...
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Uninstall Grub and use Windows bootloader

I have Windows 8 pre-installed and then installed Grub with Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not my thing so now I want to remove it along with grub. From what I have learned, with UEFI, Grub does not overwrite the ...
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Moved Windows from my HDD to my new SSD - Can't boot on Ubuntu anymore

I'm right now a bit disapointed. I recently installed a new SSD in my laptop, on which I had Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dualboot). Both were so on my HDD: I allocated a partition to Ubuntu. The thing is ...
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dual booting windows 8.1 with Ubuntu

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside windows 8.1 in my hp 15 notebook and was met by a grub loader. It wasn't installed but it always pops up when booting and it cant be accessed. So, I ...
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Dual boot- Windows 8.1+Ubuntu 14.04.3->Not getting dual boot option

I had Windows 8.1 and wanted dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04.3.I followed the steps from this site and installed Ubuntu.I restarted my laptop and and I'm not getting dualboot option,it gets straight to ...