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Unable to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 1

I want to dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.4. My Windows 8.1 installed on Legacy. I created 60 GB unallocated space. When i started Ubuntu setup (from 'Try Ubuntu' as well as 'Install Ubuntu') ...
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Ubuntu + Win 7 dual boot -> Common Partition suffers data loss

Hi I installed Win 7 (~108GB NTFS), and then added Ubuntu 16.04 64bit (~34GB ext4 + 6GB swap) on my 250GB SSD, and left around 90GB (NTFS) - D drive in a common partition where I wanted to keep my ...
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Selecting Windows 10 on grub loops back to grub

So every time I select Windows 10 loader from Grub, my computer reboots and just redirect right back to Grub. It seems that it loads Windows from /dev/sda2 while when I run sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,...
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Can't access my other OS

I recently installed Ubantu because I loved how it works. I set it up during the installation to allow me to choose which OS I wanted before loading. I was originally running Windows 10 Education. ...
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Impossible to Run Ubuntu on Mac, Help!

this is my first time here, I´ve been tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 in my mac mini 2012 without Refit or Refind, only using the native booting, i use unebootinf to create a booteable usb, but when i ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after instaling ubuntu 15.04 even though I can choose in GRUB

I installed ubuntu 15.04, and now when I choose windows 7 in wont boot, the pink screen just stays on, like it's doing something, but it takes forever, I have googled a lot, and used boot info script ...
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“missing” Ubuntu partition

I had a laptop set up with a dual boot (Ubuntu, Windows 10) and had to send it in for repair last week. It came back today with my Windows partition intact, but Ubuntu doesn't seem to be there - I don'...
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Recovering NTFS partitions that cannot be mounted

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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Can I have two distros on the same partition using btrfs?

I'm using btrfs successfully and have luckily separate home and system partitions. Using Ubuntu 13.10 and wanting to test 14.04, how can I do this using the btrfs file system? The system has an EFI ...
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Installing ubuntu. I have Windows on sdd and want to put ubuntu on hdd

The problem is that my pc already had the hdd divided in 2, which is kinda great, because then one part is for storing stuff at windows and another to install Ubuntu. So atm it looks like this: http://...
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Trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 gives a blank screen after grub showing “install Ubuntu”

I tried installing Ubuntu 15.04(later on i tried 16.04 also) alongside with my windows 10. I followed the instructions from the following link to install. Install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10 ...
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ubuntu 15.04 does not shutdown

I am have ubuntu 15.04 dual booted with windows 10. When I run ubuntu and after using it I click on shutdown, cursor disappears but computer does not shut down. The background remains as it is. My ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu installing problem

Dual boot Ubuntu installation problem.. . . On asus laptop(windows7). 4gb ram. Hdd 320. Amd processor 3305m. 1.9ghz. I tried these versions 12.04 13.04 16.04 when the option... ""...
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Dual Boot installation in Windows

I would like to install Ubuntu in two different Machine. One is with Windows XP and another with Windows 8 (Genuine). Will the installation process be same for both machine ??
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Dual boot with 2 HDD's

I have an ASI 64bit computer with Ubuntu installed & want to install a second HDD that already has Windows 7 installed. How do I enable a Dual boot selection on start up
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Ubuntu wont boot and shows busybox console

I use windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04.4 in dual boot.Recently whenever I try booting into ubuntu,it shows me this, ata1.00 SRST failed (errno-16) ata1.00 SRST failed (errno-16) ata1.00 SRST ...
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Grub installation failed [on hold]

I was trying to install ubuntu 16.04.1. Grub installation filed during the procedure.This is the link i got from boot info. Please help me http://paste2.org/
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Can't boot my PC after trying a failed Upgrade

I am facing problem to boot into my PC with Ubuntu 14.04, I have windows 10 installed on another partition(its ok). I have tried to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. But, It failed to upgrade. Then I ...
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Unable to access windows partition even after restart or shutdown in Ubuntu 15.10

I am facing great problem with the title above. I cannot access windows partition , even after restarting or shutdown. Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/hasan/Development: Command-line `mount -t "...
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After installing BURG my computer no longer boots Windows.. someone please help

Ok so to start with I have an Alienware X51 R3 desktop computer. Yesterday I decided that I wanted to be able to dual-boot Windows 10 (the default OS) and Ubuntu 16.04. So to do this I freed up 40g ...
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Computer boots to Grub command line

I've three hard drives with Windows 8.1.1 installed on the first SSD and then Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on the third HDD. In BIOS I've chosen to launch 1. ubuntu 2. ubuntu 3. Windows Boot Manager 4. Windows ...
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/dev/sda7: clean, xxx/xxx files, xxx/xxx blocks

Please i need help on this issue. I installed ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 LTS versions at different occasions as triple boot on my mac pro (i.e. mac os x, windows and Linux) after sometime, the system ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 install stuck in partitioning

I'm setting up a new system with a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD. I've started by installing Windows 8: I created a 75GB partition on the SSD for Windows and installed it. On the HDD, I created an NTFS ...
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grub menu can't be dispalyed

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 along aside Windows 10. While booting Ubuntu is not appearing instead its directly opening the Windows os. The grub menu is not found, its hidden.
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How create bootable usb windows 10 on ubuntu 14.04-16.04 with 32 bits?

How create usb bootable windows 10? I have 32 bits and created usb windows 10 and won t boot to usb and say is not supported to boot. Running ubuntu 16.04 on acer zg5 and like to install windows 10 . ...
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Windows 10/ Ubuntu dual boot suddenly doesn't give option to boot into ububtu

I have a dual-booted pc with windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04, which has been working just fine for a few months now. I noticed yesterday, however, that now when I restart my computer it boots straight to ...
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Is there any way to install ubuntu alongside win 8 in HP laptop?

In my HP Pavilion with pre-installed win8, I had tried to install ubuntu latest version and 15.10 also many times with different ways alongside the win8 but all went in vain. I cannot understand why ...
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How to boot to grub by default?

My laptop normally shows the GRUB boot menu with options to boot to Ubuntu or with windows boot manager. I pressed escape by accident and then typed in exit in the GRUB command line. Then I pressed ...
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Boot failure, Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, HP Envy Notebook

Introduction I am a Linux (and Ubuntu) newbie and I am having serious trouble getting Ubuntu to run on my HP laptop, despite having apparently successfully installed it alongside pre-installed ...
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Problem in connecting to cyberoam portal

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 LTS ,I want to connect to cyberoam portal of my hostel.I have installed openvpn from Ubuntu software centre.Googled about the issue which redirects to download SSL ...
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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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What needs to be taken care of after changing the UUID of the EFI system partition?

I need to change the UUID of my EFI partition (background: see below). After changing the UUID -- what do I need to take care of (in order not to mess up the system)? Background: After installing ...
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Ubuntu 16.04/GRUB: Cannot resume hiberanted Windows 10

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on an ASUS noteboook. GRUB shows me the menus to boot Ubuntu 16.04, Windows 10 and Windows 10 Recovery. Booting Ubuntu and Window Recovery works, but when I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu freezing

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a dual booted PC which also has Windows installed. If I'm on Windows I have no problems whatsoever but when on Ubuntu it keeps freezing from time to time, forcing me to ...
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Boot Ubuntu automatically

I have a HP laptop running Windows 8.1. It currently automatically boots up into Windows 8.1, so to load Ubuntu I have to press the ESC on startup key to go into boot options so I can access Ubuntu. ...
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installation Ubuntu 14.01 on a different partition with Windows 8.1

Please assist me. I am eager to install Ubuntu 14.01 on a different partition but I do not know how to do it. I have HP with Windows 7 pre-installed then I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Please show me how ...
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Remapping /home/ in a dual boot

I have a problem that I have almost found the solution to, but not quite. I have 2 linux operating systems on 2 partitions of my computer. I have all my stuff in the /home directory of the ubuntu side....
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Interal Hard Disk not found after installing BURG to update grub

Hello I have an Alienware X51 R3 desktop computer, it orginally came with Windows 10, but I wanted it to be able to duel boot with Ubuntu 16.04. So after successfully installing it and having the ...
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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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Difficulty faced during installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 64-bit in dual boot [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. After doing some research, I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS version on my laptop which has Windows 7 64-bit home edition installed. I am facing difficulty in installing ...
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Problems dual-booting Windows 10/Ubuntu 14.04

Completely new to Linux. I tried installing Ubuntu with Windows 10 choosing the installation option for Ubuntu to dual-boot alongside Windows Boot Manager. The installation ran smoothly and I ...
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Dell Inspiron 7559 doesn't work with ubuntu linux

I bought this new laptop and there are tons of problems in installing ubuntu. There is a not full solution here: Dual Boot on Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop It doesn't work for me cause I ended up where ...
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Unable to enter BIOS setup utility before grub bootloader appears

I have a Dell Inspiron 7537 with a Core i7 processor. I used to dual boot Windows and Linux, which was fine. However later, I ended up booting from Ubuntu 16.04, and making that the only OS installed ...
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No selection in Bootloader

I'm new to ubuntu. Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04LTS (as dual boot with windows 8.1) and now I'm having a problem with bootloader. When I switched on my laptop there'll no selection option for OS. ...
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Reinstalling grub2 from an ubuntu live usb

I've installed FreeBsd along with Arch and Windows in place of Ubuntu. So initially I had Ubuntu, Arch and Windows. I did something wrong and now it boots in grub menu. I've created a live ubuntu ...
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Which OS on GRUB to use?

I have installed Ubuntu besides Windows 8 on a ThinkPad. Upon starting the laptop there are several entries to choose from the GRUB interface where I am not sure which Windows OS entry to use. What ...
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DualBoot Win7 Xubuntu 16.04 made Windows unbootable, suggestions?

I recently bought an Asus FX550JX-DM265T that came with Windows 10 on a GPT partition by default ; I disabled SecureBoot and FastBoot, I installed Windows 7 with a LiveUSB by formatting all partitions ...
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No USB boot. No CD boot. Can I install Ubuntu on a Mac Mini?

I've been through the answers to similar questions, but they all require USB or CDROM booting. I've installed EFI - it might be that I've not done that correctly, but it boots in EFI, but doesn't find ...
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Not able to install ubuntu 16.04 alongside window 8.1

I have tried to install the ubuntu 16.04 alongside window 8.1 but it is not showing option of install alongside windows boot manager. further on selecting something else and there it is only showing ...
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Touchpad not working in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows Vista (Wubi) and use it as a dual boot. However while in the process of installing I turned the touch pad off. And after installation the touchpad is not ...