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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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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 keeping previous apps and files of ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed along with windows 10. Now, I am not able to boot ubuntu 14.04. So, I can not backup previous data and files. Moreover, I don't want to lose previous apps that I have ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 goes straight to grub terminal, can't install

I had previously installed Elementary OS but was having issues so I decided to switch over to Ubuntu. I cleared my partition, made my USB drive bootable with the ISO using Rufus, and rebooted while ...
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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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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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Cannot load Windows 8 Following Ubuntu 14.04 Installation

This may be a duplicate of question that another user has posted, but unfortunately when I try to access the question I get a message stating that the original question was removed for moderation ...
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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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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from real partition image boots into emergency mode, can't get to login screen

I've got a dual boot system on my disk: Windows 10 64-bit: main OS Ubuntu 64-bit: secondary OS I installed VirtualBox; I'm trying to use my real Linux partition as a Virtual Machine using Windows ...
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Cannot boot to Win 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 16.04.1

Before installing Ubuntu 16.04.1, my PC (Acer Aspire XC-603/Aspire XC-603) was set up with a dual boot of Win 8.1 (pre-installed) and Ubuntu 16.04. The dual boot UEFI worked fine as I was able to ...
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Can't access Windows 7 partition and blkid crashes when I try

I found nothing about this specific problem on the internet so I'm asking for help here: Once I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu on dual boot working flawlessly. Then I bought a new internal 1 TB HD and ...
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Can't boot windows after both windows and linux were working together (Get Repair Windows Option)

I had both OSs working together, then I did a chown on an external HDD and can not longer boot windows. Drives: SSD 223 GiB sda1 fat32 142 MiB boot,esp (UEFI Boot) sda2 ext4 37 GiB ...
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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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Selecting Windows 10 on grub loops back to grub

When I select Windows 10 loader from GRUB my computer reboots without booting into Windows, and I end up back at the GRUB screen again. It seems that GRUB is set to load Windows from /dev/sda2, but ...
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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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I can't install (boot-repair) on my Unbunt 12.04 LiveCD

I had a Linux Mint 17 on my PC. Then I installed Windows 10. I lost the Grub. While recovering it I've used the following steps: Got my Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD [Because I've lost my Linux Mint 17 LiveCD]...
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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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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 [on hold]

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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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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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 [duplicate]

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....