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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer not detecting Windows 7 I already have four primary partitions

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 Trust Tahr and created a bootable USB stick with the .iso image on it. When I choose the USB stick as the boot device it takes me to the Ubuntu installer GUI. ...
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how to install ubuntu-14.04.1 32-bit

I'm the new to Ubuntu. Recently, I downloaded the ISO image (32-bit). I have a laptop in which Windows 7 is pre-installed and now I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. I have burned a DVD for ...
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My ntfs partition appear so many

My Windows 8 is missing in grub after installing a new linux distro (elemetary os), I already have Ubuntu. I booted into liveUSB and ran boot-repair and was Grub fixed, but when I boot into Ubuntu ...
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Grub problem after installation

I wanted to install Ubuntu to my fujitsu desktop pc so I created a live usb , booted it and clicked on install. I didn't notice it was installing to my 500 gb portable HDD as it had the most free ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after side-by-side installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a DVD I burned. Ubuntu runs perfectly, but when I select Windows 7 from GRUB, the screen goes blank (with some coloured lines at the very top of the screen). From here, ...
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Removing Grub and MBR

I installed Ububtu 12.04LTS as dual boot along with my Windows 7. I need to remove Grub and restore Windows MBR but without uninstalling Ubuntu
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Shrink Ubuntu Partition And Extend Windows Partition

I read related articles but I can't found answer. (if answer was existed before, excuse me). Partitions: http://oi58.tinypic.com/28heblj.jpg I wanna shrink linux (sda5) and extend windows (sda4). ...
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Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu on two SSDs with UEFI

I recently built a new system with (Asus)UEFI and two SSDs for boot drives, and an HDD for storage. I installed Windows on the first SSD through the UEFI, and it works fine, I've been using it for a ...
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System BIOS doesn't show Ubuntu as boot option after installation?

After trying and failing many times to create a bootable USB, I finally managed to create one using Universal USB Installer from PenDriveLinux.com. I created a bootable USB with Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit ...
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How to Re-Add Windows XP to grub menu after Ubuntu 11.10 Re-install

Basically, I messed up my partitions and decided to do a full re-install of both Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10 (I know that 11.10 is outdated, but I was planning to do an update to 12.04 as soon as I ...
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Macbook Air - how to install a dual bootable Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

On my Macbook Air 10.9.2 without crashing the current setup, how can i install as dual boot: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? (can anyone please advise some step by step please)
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USB Ubuntu Installation alongside Windows - issue while choosing “alongside windows 7 option”

I have bootable USB of Ubuntu ISO, when i boot my system with it and choose option- install ubuntu alongside windows, it doesn't give me continue button, rather it gives me "restart and continue" ...
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Dual booting problem

I have Lenovo z510 laptop and I installed Windows 8.1 on UEFI and Ubuntu 14.04 on Legacy Mode. So,i suffer from dual booting problem. Please, I want to manually choose between them at start up.
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Erros graves foram encontrados ao verificar a unidade de disco

Recentemente fiz upgrade do Ubuntu 12.04 LTS para 14.04 LTS e me deparei com seguinte mensagem de erro logo em baixo quando iniciei o computador: "Erros graves foram encontrados ao verificar a ...
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I am tryng to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16

I am going to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16. I am installing Ubuntu first. Partitioning 15 MB for Boot partition, and the rest of my space divided by 2 for each Ubuntu and Fedora (500 GB each). ...
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Hide GRUB2 menu UNLESS you hold down Shift key: how to make this happen?

I have a Ubuntu - Windows 7 dual-boot set-up, and I would like to have it that my laptop would boot up Windows 7 unless I press down the Shift key right after boot and bring up the Grub2 menu from ...
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Need help with DIsk Space

I Dual booted Ubuntu (Alongside windows 7) with a thumb drive, so I cant take off Ubuntu, but when I installed it I choose the Default Disk Space for windows and Ubuntu, but I need more for Ubuntu, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with windows 7 on one hard drive

I'm a linux newbie, I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 together with my current windows 7 setup. So I burned a DVD with the .iso file and booted into it, started the install process and from what I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Y410p [duplicate]

I'm thinking of buying this computer and doing a dual boot with Linux and Windows 8. In all of the forums that I have read I found out that its hard to do. If anyone can please tell how to install ...
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Help on dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on HP Mini 200?

I'm new to these forums so no hate please guys... All I am trying to do is dualboot the latest Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my fairly new HP Mini 200. I am using this video: ...
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error loading windows partition

I have dual boot ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7. I hibernate my windows 7 and started using ubuntu. Now my Windows 7 not starting it's just hang. Ubuntu is working but when try to mount partition where ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't see my partitions, neither wubi nor usb stick. What to do?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu next to my Windows 8.1, but there are some errors I get. I opened wubi Ubuntu Demo Mode and tried to install from there, but when I get to partition table of the hard ...
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no boot device found error

I have both Windows 8 and Ubuntu on my laptop. Dual boot used to work fine, but recently I have been getting this weird error no boot device found. I tried boot repair using USB live Ubuntu, but it ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7

I have a desktop PC, a Dual Core 3.4ghz & 2GB of Ram. Hard Disk is 250GB & is partitioned. When I proceed with the installation, I can't find any drive or partition in the Partition list. ...
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Windows 8.1 does not load while dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 07/19/2014

I am new to the Linux/Ubuntu world and I am interested in continuing, but from the beginning I am already having problems with dual booting a preinstalled Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu. I have a Lenovo ...
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Can Ubuntu 13.04 be added to the Windows 8 Store? (I request deletion of this question) [closed]

Is it possible for Ubuntu 13.04 to be added to the Windows 8 Store, so that I can download it with just one click? I request this question to be deleted since it doesn't apply to the rules
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Accidentally wiped my hard drive during installation

Hello and thank you for any help. I have a Lenovo Yoga 11s and I wanted to try out using Ubuntu on it. I have used Linux a little bit in the past, but I would still consider myself a complete novice ...
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Dual Booting Samsung ATIV 9

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my new Samsung ATIV 9 and I'm running into some problems with the BIOS. I've followed the guides saying to disable SecureBoot, select CSM (Compatibility ...
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GRUB repair issue - duplicate Ubuntu and no Windows

I tried to repaid grub via Boot-Repaid and these are the results: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7894957/ Currently I have two Ubuntus listed (but they boot into the same system) and the Windows ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 black screen / freeze

I am running: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 64bit 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) AMD FX 8150 Eight-Core Processor x64 Two AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series 32 GB RAM I have installed Windows on primary HDD. I ...
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Reboot and starting issues

I installed Ubuntu correctly and it did everything, but after startup it showed the background picture (No icons at all though) for about 20-30 minutes, then it showed "ubuntu" for 20-30 minutes, then ...
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dual booting windows 8 laptop with ubuntu [on hold]

I am using lenovo z510 series which was shipped with windows 8.1. In order to dual boot it, I had disabled secure boot and fast startup, and I also created partition for Ubuntu. Then I launched the ...
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no GRUB menu bootloader option

I have used Ubuntu distribution in my HP laptop along with Windows 7 dual-boot before. But due to some mistakes while partitioning using windows default partition tool, I formatted my system drives ...
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Unable to boot from USB

I'm trying to install Lubuntu as a dual boot, but I can't boot from my USB. I went into BIOS and changed the order, but the order just resets when I restart my computer even if I save the changes in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer does not detect Windows on drive, missing “Install alongside” option [duplicate]

Firstly some information about my computer. I just have a C: drive and a D: drive. My C: drive just has a bunch of programs and my D: drive has all my work. I am running windows 7 and I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts not booting after once I boot into windows

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my dell inspiron n5010. Dual boot is working fine. I tried to get boot options for Windows 7 and Ubuntu and I am able to boot into both OS. But there is one ...
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Reinstallation troubles [duplicate]

I currently have ubuntu 14.04 and mainly use windows 7. I don't know what partitioning is and I don't know how ubuntu was originally installed on my computer. All I know is that the 14.04 is very ...
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Wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted

I just installed Ubuntu using WUBI. I followed this tutorial and when I select Ubuntu from Windows boot loader, it says wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted. Then Windows boot manager appears again. ...
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14.04 does not boot after otherwise successful dual boot with windows 8.1

Have ASUS X551M Notebook PC. Boots Windows 8.1 Want to dual boot Ubuntu. Need clarification on Bios setup. What does "BIOS" add boot option really want when it says it wants a format of ...
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How to install on and boot from external SSD on UEFI?

I need an external SSD with Kubuntu to boot on different computers. So I created LiveCD, booted from it, plugged external SSD. With the help of GParted I converted the SSD to GPT and created ...
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It's not possible to install Ubuntu on Acer V5-122p computer

Hi everyone from Ubuntu! I come here with tremendous disappointment to inform that it's not possible to install Ubuntu on the hardware from Acer V5-122p. However, even more serious is that a bunch of ...
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Problem in installing 14.04 alongside windows 7

I can't see along side windows installation option in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 , I need to use dual-boot Ubuntu(14.04) and Window(7), I want to installing Ubuntu from USB stick.... Please help ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu Dual Boot Issues

I know tons of people have issues dual booting Linux with Windows 8 machines because of all the UEFI garbage. In fact, I had a similar issue last year. After installing Windows 8 next to Ubuntu, I ...
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can't install ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside windows 7 with USB boot method [on hold]

Actually I want to install ubuntu new version OS alongside with my windows 7 Operating System.So I tried to install Ubuntu OS with the help of watching online videos.When I am trying to follow one ...
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How to make a portable Kubuntu on external drive (GPT) on UEFI computer?

The problem: after installation Kubuntu on external SSD (Transcend ESD400 512Gb) on UEFI computer I can't use it on another one. I made some attempts but all of them were unsuccessful. My computer: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Problem With Windows 7 boot menu

I have asked a question previously here, regarding installing Ubuntu inside Windows 7. But the answer was Ubuntu install inside option is having various errors. So I decided to install Ubuntu along ...
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how do I dual boot ubuntu and chromium os on the same hard drive extracted from vmware virtual disk?

I have a chromium OS installation in a vmware virtual machine that I want to move to a partition on my PC and dual boot it with two Ubuntu installations on the same disk. How would I go about this and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Installation on Lenovo U410 dual boot with Windows 8

I've just bought an Lenovo U410 and want to dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 (or the LTS, not that worried) and the included Windows 8. I've seen that previously the SSD cache/Raid arrangement of the U410 ...
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Grub error on boot

I'm using Windows 8.1 on my lenovo laptop and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot OS. Unfortunately I deleted the ubuntu partition in Windows Disk management. When I reboot it is showing this error: ...