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GNU Grub not loading by default

I have dual booted my machine. First I had installed Windows 8.1, and then I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 version. I had switched off secured boot and power boot options . Now when I boot my ...
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After installing the latest make, make --version still shows the older version

I've downloaded the latest make (4.1) from here: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/ And followed the installation instructions in the INSTALL file but make --version still shows 3.81 instead of 4.1. What am ...
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Grub won't stop loading

I have just installed Windows 10 and dual booted Ubuntu. I made Ubuntu boot first through the bios I just deleted the partitions for Ubuntu I changed the bios settings so Windows 10 will boot first ...
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Can't install GNU GSL library from source

I'm trying to install the GNU GSL Scientific library 1.16 from source under Ubuntu Server 14. I've already done that several times under OS X with no problems, but I keep getting the same error on the ...
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installing gnu parallel utility on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install GNU parallel utility on my local ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the tar file from here enter link description here The version is parallel-20140622.tar.bz2 This got downloaded ...
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First Installation Problem with GNU GRUB

When I try to install Ubuntu Desktop from a USB it gives me a GNU GRUB minimal command prompt instead of bringing me to the installation menu. I am trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 along side with ...
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How to cross compile gsl library for Intel MIC?

I tried the following configure options: ./configure --prefix=~/hitesh/mic_local CC=icc CXX=icpc FC=ifort CFLAGS="mmic 03" CXXFLAGS="-mmic 03" FCFLAGS="-mmic 03" --host=x86_64
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no kernel loaded

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, which already had Windows 8.1 installed. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu but when I restart my laptop it boots to GRUB recovery: GNU GRUB version 1.97 beta 4 [Minimal ...
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Regarding GNU GRUB [duplicate]

I have installed both Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. During staring, the laptop GNU GRUB screen was appearing during boot. However, after updating Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, GNU GRUB screen does not ...
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How do I stop GNU GRUB from booting and select the Windows Boot Manager option by default?

I've decided to uninstall Ubuntu due to various incompatibilities. I tried going in to my BIOS but that option is not there. It says Ubuntu on my hard drive.
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Will I find only GNU command line tools in Ubuntu?

A couple well known command line tools exist in several versions depending on the Unix flavor (like sed, find, ld). I was wondering which versions are available in Ubuntu (I assume GNU for all but ...
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What is the GNU operating system and the Unix shell? [closed]

I have seen the GNU labelled as an operating system. The Unix shell, as I understand it, is related to Linux. I would like an explanation of what they are, exactly how both of them are used and how to ...
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Need to close the 12.04 GNU Bash screen [closed]

I recently upgraded my Toshiba Satellite P105 laptop from Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 (I don't have windows there). It was working fine for a couple of days, but now every time that I start the laptop, I ...