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grub not dual booting win7

New Ubuntu 14.04 installation. Boots straight to Ubuntu. Tried repairing. Here is output of fdisk: Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 63 ...
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ubuntu grub rescue no loaded kernel

I backup my system by tar. And then tar -cxvf the backup file on the another disk ,Start the computer into the grub rescue,error: not found /boot/grub/i-386/normal.mod。 then I did: grub rescue > ...
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How do I remove ubuntu 14.04 on /dev/sda6 installed alongside ubuntu 12.04 on dev/sda1

I did a silly thing. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Ubuntu 12.04. I want to get rid of ubuntu 14.04 (dev/sda6). Here is my gparted: How do I remove sda6 and merge it with sda1 in ubuntu 12.04. ...
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ERROR: No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed

I've acer-pc which had at the beginning installed oem windows 8 or 8.1 x64. Later I wanted to install custom ubuntu. I checked oem/normal/x86/x64, other windows installations. I've installed os even ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1+Ubuntu12.04 - can't boot on windows

I got a Toshiba Sattelite S70-b-110, with windows 8.1 pre-installed. I partitioned my HDD into 4 : C:/ (Windows install) ; P:/ (Windows Data and installed programs) ; Ubuntu install (/) ; ...
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UEFI Bios, Ubuntu 12.04 and Secure Boot blocked

I have a problem, how I can boot Windows 7 / Windows 8 32-bit on my laptop, has blocked all options related to UEFI default. (See photo) At this time, I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a 16GB mSATA SSD and a ...
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Restore GRUB from Windows or from USB

I had a dual boot Win XP - Ubuntu. I deleted XP and I installed Win 7. Now, GRUB doesn't exist anymore. I made a live usb with ubuntu to repair grub, but usb doesn't boot(i used it in past to install ...
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Dual Boot - no choice on boot, only Windows 8 booting

I've installed 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8, but there is no possibility to choose Ubuntu when it starts. Windows 8 is directly started. Can you help me ?
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Installing windowsxp alongside dual boot system already having ubuntu and windows 7

I already have a dual boot system with a grub boot loader. I want to install a windowsxp os. How do I modify grub boot loader after installing windows xp in a partition.... So that grub includes ...
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Unable to get back Windows 7 partition entry in Grub2 Ubuntu 12.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system along with Windows 7, running perfectly. Then I upgraded to 14.04 and many things in many things went wrong so I decided to format just my Ubuntu partition ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - backlight adjustment

I was trying to look at solutions that would enable me to adjust the backlight intensity using the function buttons. I tried editing the grub file in /etc/default/grub but that didn't help. I ...
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Update from 12.04 to 14.04 broke my grub and I couldn't recover it

I am new Ubuntu user. I had to reinstall one older computer so I decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installation I've tried to upgrade it to 14.04 and upgrade failed. I've even tried with DVD ...
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my ubuntu 12.04 takes hours before it load

firstly it started with not loading on time,showing different errors when starting up..errors like: error couldnt load files error hd0 out of disk' unknow files system grub rescue and so on but it ...
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Cannot find Windows 8 option after dual booting with Ubuntu 12.04 in grub [duplicate]

I succeded in installing ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 but after that laptop booted to ubuntu w/o a grub selection .So I installed boot-repair to fi the problem just to find a grub menu without a ...
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Fatal error during grub portion of Ubuntu 12.04 installation

I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a USB disk when this error occurred : Fatal errror : grub-install/dev/sda. My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1015 with 2Ghz 64-bit processor, 320GB HDD and ...
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after upgrade to 14.04 kernel remains 3.2.0

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.1 using the update-manager. During the upgrade there was an error about emacsen-common and I do not overwrite the file menu.lst. After the upgrade lsb_release -a gives ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot issues

I am having issues with dual booting of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8. My Lenovo U400 came with Windows 7 pre-installed. Last spring, I cloned the HDD on an SSD, upgraded to 8.1 and kept the other drive ...
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Windows 7 Drive Not Showing in BIOS Boot Menue after Ubuntu Install

I've looked through many problem solving techniques for similar problems, but with my set-up it appears none of them are quite relevant. My computer is a HP Envy Phoenix with 3 drives installed: ...
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Error while updating to 14.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine that I was intending on updating to 14.04 LTS. Whilst in the process, the update complained about lack of disk space in "/". I searched around for a fix of this ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and then ubuntu 12.04 on separate partitions of the same drive. When I try to boot, Grub only sees "Ubuntu" and boots to 14.04. I have verified that the partition was ...
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14.04 upgrade installed to wrong disk

Computer set up with two HDs. GRUB and Debian installed on sda and Ubuntu 12.04 on sdb. After some issues with drivers for my Nvidia video card, I decided to upgrade to 14.04. (I stick with the LTS ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't install boot-repair (no such file or directory)

Trying to run boot-repair using Try Ubuntu on a 12.04 install CD. I'm using the official documentation here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair When I try the second line in terminal: ...
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Grub doesn't boot after kernel upgrade

I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 LTS via terminal and now grub doesn't find any kernel. I tried to look inside the /boot folder via grub terminal, but on my primary hard disk the folder seems to be empty. ...
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I have dual boot 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS, how do i remove 12.04 lts?

I had 12.04 LTS and did a dual boot with 14.04 LTS in case something went wrong with upgrading. It seems to be working fine with either version, so to remove 12.04 leaving just 14.04 LTS should I ...
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Fix broken grub on usb stick mounting lvm from the hardrive

I have an ubuntu 12.04 system which works this way: /boot is on a usb stick partitions /, /home, and swap are on the harddrive, on an encrypted lvm recently an update messed up grub on the usb ...
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how to make partitions on ubuntu 12.04 while installing it

I have HP probook 445 g1 with factory installed ubuntu 12.04. I don't know how my pc didn't boot one day. So I planned to reinstall ubuntu 12.04. But unknowingly I installed 12.04.4 while I wanted to ...
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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After installing Ubuntu 12.04 pc goes in GRUB rescue

As a part of my school lab I did following: Starting off with win 7 installed Installed 10.04 in remaining space > worked Installed 12.04 in amother partition I created finished installation took ...
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recovery option not showing up in grub menu

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I remember I made the recovery partition but grub not showing recovery option I made recovery partition in /dev/sda2 ntfs and the label is HP_RECOVERY
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Unable to boot after update

After a update, Ubuntu won't boot anymore and gives: error: could not read file. If I'm fast enough to press a button to continue, I get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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23 views

Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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unable to boot 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is placed ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 without losing data [duplicate]

I had tried getting propriety drivers for ATI Radeon HD 8670M card on Dell Inspiron 15 with pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. However fglrx seems to have messed up the xorg files and I can't go beyond ...
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I get `error: unknow filesystem` on boot [duplicate]

I removed my Ubuntu partition, now when my laptop boots it just shows: error: unknown filesystem. I tried booting with a live CD, but I still get: grub rescue> error.
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Gave up waiting for root device 14.04

There are a lot of answers and tutorials how to fix this but I was not able to apply any of the solutions in my case. Here is my situation: I have perfectly working Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed ...
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Remove non-existent Windows loader from GRUB

When I run update-grub on Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, I get the following output: Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-29-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-29-generic Found ...
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Auto-Select After Hibernation

I am trying to have my computer hibernate and then turn back on after a certain amount of time. Following this answer, I tried: sudo rtcwake -u -s 60 -m mem This works great. However, when I have ...
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Get a black screen after GRUB ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I have a sony vaio vpcca15fg laptop. I was trying to install AMD Catalyst manager on Ubuntu because I was getting major overheating issues on ubuntu as it was turning on both my graphic cards to the ...
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Ubuntu not booting after system update but

The massive but! - It will boot with a Ubuntu CD in the drive, but boots to the regular install of Ubuntu not the Live CD. Very weird, I'm dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X550C ...
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Still getting input out of range error in grub

I've run boot repair, uncommented the GRUB_GFX line, and set the resolution to 1366x768x60 (the 60 part is the refresh rate, right?) with Grub Customizer. I still got the error, so I ...
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third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
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Brightness not changing Dell 15r SE and ubuntu 12.04

With my current laptop I can't change my brightness anymore I tried xbacklight -set 50 (nothing happened) and also changed this line grub_cmdline_linux_default= "quiet splash" to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot install

I have Windows 7(64 bit) installed on my system along with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to upgrade to 14.04 version of ubuntu but since I do not have a good internet connection I am unable to upgrade it using ...
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grub rescue and unknown filesystem

My hard disk ubuntu 12.04 started showing grub rescue, unknown file system... I have used 'ls' to check the partitions (hd0, hd0,5 and hd0,1)but none of the partitions is allowing me to boot from it. ...
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I can't find my HDD(hard disk)

I have installed Ubuntu removing windows 7. Now i can't find my Hard disk drive. I tried these command. sudo fdisk -l it shows me there are 3 hard disk named : dev/sda1, sda2, sda5. but when i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at boot splash screen

This has happened to me 3 times now, so it is definitely something I am doing. I'm hoping someone else has seen this or knows what the problem is. First, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from the ...
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How to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB running on VMware?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 on VMware. When I boot, GRUB shows up and so I tried to find some way to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB. While looking for it , I found this. I suppose it will resolve my ...
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Errors with linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic and GRUB

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem 1: When installing anything (or updating) it always ends with this error: Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic ...
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12.04 w/3.2.0-60-generic boot fail

I am NEW to Ubuntu, speak to me as if I'm an elementary student. I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO reprogram or edit code, but I could do it if I'm given step by step instructions. I was helping a friend with ...
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Multiple problems installing 12.04: low-graphics mode and USB not accepting address

So I recently got a new machine after having used 12.04 for two years, and decided to try out 14.04 (alongside Windows 7). This worked just fine but I was unhappy with some of the changes and decided ...