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Getting rid of windows 10 from dual boot [duplicate]

How can I completely uninstall Windows 10 from a dual boot with Ubuntu?
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Why Do I Keep Getting GRUB Command Line on Startup - Dual Booting Wins 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I migrated data on my laptop's HDD which contains Windows 8.1 to my SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD (My laptop has 2 hard drive bays btw). Currently, my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 are on their ...
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windows7 doesnt boot after installing ubuntu 14.04

I had Installed ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) after installing windows7. Now the problem is that when I choose Windows7 loader in dual boot options it just restarts again back to dual boot menu. I am able to ...
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Can't install GRUB 2 to /target when attempting to dual boot

I recently tried to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on a separate partition on a newly built machine. It already has Windows 10 installed in BIOS Support Mode. I made a LiveUSB and tried to run the ...
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Can't install ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10

I've defragmented my C drive and shrank it to get a free space of 40 GB. Screenshot of my Disk Manager: And I've disabled fast book and restarted by PC to boot from USB.When the Ubuntu ...
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Partition Will Not Boot

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Win10 - my Ubuntu partition boots no problem, Win10 will get to the Loading screen where the dots make the circle, and I let it sit there for 3 hours before I did a hard ...
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Ubanble to boot into Win10 on dual boot Ubuntu/Win10

When I set windows as first boot option in Bios it boots into win normally, as same goes for linux. However when I set UBuntu as first option and try to choose Windows from boot menu it won't boot. I ...
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Dual boot pc boots directly to ubuntu instead of showing grub menu

I installed windows 8.1 on my new laptop (which came with freedos), I later tried to dual boot the pc with ubuntu 14.04 (with legacy mode). I didn't get an option to install alongside windows 8 so I ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing all of a sudden

I just installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop ...
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iMac screen too big for Ubuntu to use

Contrary to most questions, my 27" iMac is too big for Ubuntu to display on. Pre-startup messages show, but no text, no splash, and no desktop ever appears, just a black screen. I do hear the bongoes, ...
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new Machine Win10 dual boot Studio 16.04 multiple partitions

what can i say. I'm in my 40's and heard the words Linux for years without ever looking into it. So here I am as green as grass, excited about my new journey. Apologies firstly in case this is ...
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MBR and GPT pointing to same OS?

I understand there are a lot of questions regarding this topic of MBR partitions, GPT for UEFI, having dual OS, one with MBR and the other with GPT, but due to my own inexperience I cannot figure this ...
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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 alongside Win10

I'm pretty much new on Linux although I know it very well and was planing to make dualboot for a long time now. So, my problem basicly is that after I installed ubuntu (16.04) alongside my windows ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Kali Linux as main OS

I have Kali Linux as my main OS when I boot up my laptop, I am currently downloading Ubuntu version 16.04 and am wondering how I would be able to have the option to dual boot so I can choose which OS ...
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Can not access Windows 10 after Ubuntu dual boot

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 but am no longer able to access Windows when rebooting. On start up my computer, which is booting through UEFI, goes straight to GRUB but there is no ...
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Windows not showing on Grub menu & won't load without USB thumb drive attached

I recently installed windows 7 alongside my Ubuntu installation but am having some trouble getting things to boot properly. There are two issues (probably related).. First thing is that there just ...
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Overwritten previous windows 8.1 genuine version during installation of ubuntu [on hold]

So I want to reinstall windows. I've read that I can reinstall the windows using it's ISO file, but it will ask for product key, So my question is how can I find the product key of previously ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 16.04 without damaging Windows 10 in a dual-boot?

I had Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop before. Because there were some problems, I upgraded it to Ubuntu 15.10, unfortunately the upgrade didn't complete(even though Ubuntu can ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04.4 on Asus n552vx i7 6700HQ?

I have a problem with my new laptop. On this pc i have preinstalled win 10. I disabled fast boot and secure boot. When i click to try or install Ubuntu it freezes while loading. How can i solve this? ...
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Backing up to make space space for dual boot

I want to do a backup of Ubuntu to install windows 8.1 and then later on dual boot it with Ubuntu, without losing my data. I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 operating system, and I sincerely love it, ...
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windows 7 USB boot disk wont read

I have been trying with numerous methods to install Windows 7 alongside my 14.04 Ubuntu installation (64bit) which has a UEFI boot system, but none of the methods have worked yet.Here are some of the ...
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“Reset this PC” [duplicate]

I have dual boot with Windows 10 Pro and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to reset my Windows, as well as delete the Linux partitions and allocate my whole SSD back to a fresh Windows 10 installation. Would ...
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Need help fixing grub to install elementalOS [on hold]

So the other day, one way or another my Ubuntu partition messed up. I had nothing of value on it so decided to delete the partition and try a new distro. Decided on elementalOS. Everything was ...
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Unstable WiFi on Ubuntu14.04.4 LTS (dual booted with windows7)

I dual booted my PC with Ubuntu 14.04.4(trusty), with Windows7 installed first. WiFi worked on Ubuntu for 2 weeks perfectly fine and then became unstable. It connects after rebooting for the first few ...
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Ubuntu MATE black screen after boot [duplicate]

I just finished setting up a dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows 10 on my HP G6, and I ran into a really frustrating problem. Ever since I finished the install, my screen goes black right after I choose ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows - increasing partition space

I am dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 10. Being an unexperienced user I installed my Ubuntu on my C:/ partition, which has relatively little space and I don't seem to have access to my D:/ partition. ...
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Stuck on “Minimal BASH-like line editing” and keyboard not working

Today i have installed Ubuntu 16.04. After restart, it shows the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error (i have read about it here). But the keyboard is not recognised even to access BIOS, so i ...
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Dualboot Ubuntu 16 with Win 10 - Unusable Space

I am new to Ubuntu 16.04 and I am trying to install it alongside Windows 10. I have been following the guide here which needs the creation of a root, swap and home partition by choosing "Something ...
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Restart when waking from suspend

I've got a dual-boot on my asus n750jv with win 10 and xubuntu 16.04. When I suspend from either os the laptop goes to sleep, a led is blinking, but when I wake the computer up, it restarts and the ...
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dual boot problem with ubuntu 16 and windows boot manager in uefi

I installed ubuntu in my dell inspiron 3521 laptop upgraded to windows 10 and uefi mode. While installing it detected windows as windows boot manager.. Installation was easy ubuntu is fine.. The ...
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Dualboot WIN7 <--> Ubuntu 16.04 after starting win7 GRUB wont load/work

Windows was installed first. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a live USB and everything worked. Laptop started and GRUB showed up with options to boot into Ubuntu or Windows 7. When booting into ...
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Secondary Partition table overlaps the last partition

This is the scenario.. Had a software Raid in an old apple server.. one of the drives failed i will call it drive1 failed.. tried to rebuild it.. did not work.. after a few weeks the server wont boot ...
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Create a new primary partition in Ubuntu for new OS

I want to create a new primary partition on my Ubuntu server to install CentOS and use a boot manager to switch between Ubuntu and Cent OS. I have the following questions: How do I create a new ...
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ubuntu alongside with win10, takes more than one hour to boot

my ubuntu was alongside with win 8 before, and it took more than one hour to boot, then I ungraded to win 10, but the problem has not been solved. here is the first few lines of dmesg message. I ...
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Dualboot ubuntu/ windows. Shut down will not actually turn of, operating system still running in backround

This shows that fastboot in Windows is disabled. This shows that auto save in Ubuntu is disabled. I have encountered a problem a few times. I am currently running both ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10. ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 fresh install stuck on boot

I just did a fresh installation of Lubuntu 16.04, 64-bit on this computer. Before Lubuntu even loads, I get this message: /dev/sda6: clean, 121539/6234222 files, 1053787/24914550 blocks How can ...
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Can't install Ubuntu, getting error 'failed to load fecs_inst'

I am currently using windows 10 and created a bootable USB drive with universal USB. I used the ubuntu 16.04 iso and am getting the initial page that shows the Ubuntu logo then the screen cuts to a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck in a login loop, can't boot from a USB and can't use Terminal

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Idea Pad S12. I am not able to log in as the admin nor the guest. When trying to open Terminal, I only get black-white-blue squares and have to restart the ...
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Adding Ubuntu installed hard drive to new machine

I've received a new computer which is windows. I took my old hard drive from my ubuntu box and put it into the the new windows machine. I would like to have a dual boot. Should I just install grub? ...
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How can I fully remove Ubuntu 12.04 from my MacBook Pro?

I want to remove Ubuntu 12.04 from my MacBook Pro. It's a trial boot system, with MacOS in the first partition, Windows 7 in the second one, and Ubuntu in the last. Now, I want to format this last ...
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Do I have too many partitions? I have 4 primary partitions and I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (pics included)

As seen in my Disk Management window, I have 4 primary partitions. I know that C: is my windows partition, and F: is where I put all my downloads and other programs, but I do not know how important ...
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Problem logging in after 15.10 upgrade

I've run distro upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 with the release image. I have choosed complete wipe installation. No errors during installation and I`m able to login in normally. Eventually I will get ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 boots but stuck at fsck from util-linux 2.62.2

I just boot my ubuntu this morning and this screen showed up. It stuck for a longer period of time so I tried to reboot. But longer lines of codes showed up. I tried the recovery mode and fix broken ...
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Should I use Gparted or again dual boot system?

I had dual booted Ubuntu alongwith windows 10 in my system. Now I need to increase the disk space because everytime Ubuntu shows running out of space error. I looked up on different ways suggesting me ...
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Trying to dual booth install Ubuntu 15 on Windows 8.1

I'm trying to install Linux through Ubuntu on my system. I managed to turn my USB into a Ubuntu installer, and I tried to install through there. I can't however , reach the Ubuntu boot menu. I even ...
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Partition problem with installation

I am trying to install the latest ubuntu on my windows 10 (ex-wintdows 8.1) notebook on dual-boot mode using a bootable flash drive. After I select my desired language (first screen on the ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10 - Ubuntu does not see my SSD

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my Yoga 900 laptop. I created an Ubuntu installation usb and can try Ubuntu just fine, but it does not appear to recognize my computer's SSD. The ...
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How to install Lubuntu to an external USB drive as part of a dual boot?

I have an external USB drive that I currently have Windows 10 installed on. I used the tool WinToUSB to install Windows 10 on that drive. Windows runs directly from the drive. It's a portable ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on SD card EFI (Chuwi VI10)

I have bought a Chuwi VI10, very cheap chinese computer dual booting Windows 8.1 and Android. It runs InsydeH2O BIOS. I got rid of the Android stuff and decided I wanted to install Ubuntu on the ...