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how do I boot ubuntu on an hp envy m6 with windows 8 originally?

I'm installing ubuntu on someones computer after repairing it as they asked, but I did not expect to need a password and boot into windows to be able to boot ubuntu. How do i configure it and get it ...
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USB-BOOT PROBLEM HP DV7

PORTABLE UBUNTU INSTALLED On USB.(NOT Live) My PC is HP Pavillion DV7-UEFI Boots from LiveDVD & LiveUSB OK Boots FUDUNTU installed USB ok (not Live real install) BIOS sequence set to: 1-USB ...
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1answer
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Black screen on boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kernel 3.15

I've installed Kernel 3.15.1-031501 and today 3.15.2-031502 because with 3.13 my HP 6730s has wrong fan control. But with both 3.15.1 and 3.15.2, after grub selection, something like 50% of boots ...
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EFI partition and boot manager - dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu

So, i bought a HP pavilion g6 laptop last year with windows 8 preinstalled and successfully installed ubuntu 13.04 on it . But every time i booted i had to press F9 to enter bios options and then from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will not go past grub2 menu

I have a HP Pro 3130 MT and just did a fresh install of Unbuntu 14.04 64-bit. When I restart, instead of getting a ubuntu logo or going to the login page, the OS takes me to the grub2 screen that has ...
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0answers
80 views

Cannot boot from USB install (HP DV6)

I have installed Ubuntu (12.04 AND 14.04 separately, multiple times each) onto a 32Gb USB flash drive. The flash drive boots fine on a spare laptop (older HP DV7, windows 7), however on my HP ...
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1answer
102 views

Ubuntu LiveUSB not booting in HP laptop

I am using a HP Pavilion laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop using a LiveUSB, which I created in the conventional way given on the Ubuntu official ...
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How do I fix Disappearing Cursor/mouse on 13.10 installed on flash

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a flash drive so i can pug it into any computer at home and school and do my work. it was working perfectly until just a half hour ago when i booted it on an ...
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Seek help in failed Ubuntu installation on HP Touchsmart Tx2

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a HP Touchsmart Tx2 (Model# tx2-1014AU), using the Windows Installer. The first boot was successful and I logged into Ubuntu. However, I closed my laptop before ...
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1answer
160 views

Cannot boot Live CD on HP Pavilion

I need your help! I tried to boot Ubuntu from my Live CD but it's not working on my HP laptop (but it works on another Fujitsu laptop). Before it appeared booting, I got the messages from my camera ...
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HP ML330 G6 not booting - sbin/init not found

1 of 4 drives failed - replacement installed and logical drive rebuilt successfully - no other hardware faults. Ubuntu 9.10 server installed. On boot, 1 logical drive found, but following messages ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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1answer
177 views

Install Ubuntu on HP mini HP2133

I wanted to install Ubuntu on a HP mini (HP 2133). I created an USB bootable stick (1.9Gb) with Ubuntu desktop 13.10 32-bit version using Universal USB installer 1.9.5.2 (I also checked the box to ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 doesn't allways boot properly?

i installed lubuntu 13.10 on my hp compaq 2510p after i upgraded from a hdd to a ssd. since the first installation laptop has got boot problems. sometimes it boots properly but most of the time it ...
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boot an HP mini 210-1024 from a usb stick using 12.0.4.3 live.

I am trying to boot an HP mini 210-1024 from a usb stick using 12.0.4.3 live. this works on my IBM t-42. The stick was built using unetbootin. The hp gets to the HP screen, the press esc to enter ...
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hp probook 4540s no dual boot with linux

My problem is .. I have this laptop hp pro book 4540s with Win 8 after install Mint 15 and Ubuntu 13.10 I cant see the grub loader i mean when the machine start go directly to win 8 ?!! I did every ...
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How can I install Ubuntu in my HP Pavilion G4 notebook?

I have an HP Pavilion G4 notebook. I have Windows on it and am trying to dual boot. I have tried to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to boot from CD, pen drive and even tried to do it by downloading ...
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Live DVD's will not boot [duplicate]

I have a brand new HP Envy 17-j020us Core i7 w/Win8 laptop that I cannot boot on any live DVD. I,ve tried 12.04,12.10 and 13.04. I've tried Secure boot off and on, Legacy boot off and on. Grub loads ...
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272 views

Windows 8 starts up automatically on my HP Envy m6 tried EasyBCD 2-2

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04-desktop-amd64 on my HP Envy m6 laptop, but Windows 8 starts up automatically. I've tried EasyBCD 2-2 to add an entry to boot menu for linux to the Ubuntu partition, but it ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu or any derivatives on my HP DV7-3170EB

I have an old HP DV7-3170EB (VX968EA#UUG) laptop. I can boot Ubuntu just fine and install it just fine, but when I reboot I don't see Grub, and all I see is a blinking white cursor in the top ...
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HP Envy 15-J005SP does not boot - 13.04

I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04 on HP Envy 15-J005SP but the grub menu does not show up and it boots directly to W8. I've tried the following: On installation I manually selected an unallocated ...
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Attempting to install Ubuntu on an HP Touchsmart TM2

When I go into the setup utility I have the options: Main, Security, Diagnostics, System Configuration, Exit This is different from what I've seen online when trying to find a guide. But, in the ...
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How can I fix my UEFI boot menu after installing Ubuntu?

After installing Ubuntu, I used the tool boot-repair to get my laptop to load grub upon startup. Unfortunately, after a while, I have noticed that I can no longer boot from a flash drive (to reinstall ...
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399 views

My computer is extremely slow with Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a HP Pavilion 7000 with "graphics driver" VESA: NV31 Board-e133nz. I have no idea what graphic card is in the machine. The installation seemed to be good. Then, booting ...
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Ubuntu installed, cant boot

ERROR: Boot disk not detected or HARDDRIVE has Failed. I have a new HP ENVY23 touchsmart. The machine came with windows 8 preinstalled. Windows 8 has been removed. The recovery partition exists but ...
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399 views

Installation Ubuntu on HP Z1 Workstation (WM431EA)

How to install Ubuntu on HP Z1 Workstation? I need instruction what I need change in BIOS for installing Ubuntu on HP Z1. I tryed all combination with BIOS and Ubuntu (12.10, 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, ...
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I just bought an HP 4t-1000 and cannot access the BIOS to change the boot order and install Ubuntu from a USB

The F10, F9, and ESC keys do not do anything. I called HP support (terrible), and when I press the ESC key during startup, it brings me to a RAID reconfiguration screen and not the BIOS. Specs: 14" ...
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1answer
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UEFI Booting problem

I have HP Envy 6 1002TX. I updated it to Windows 8 and now I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu 12.10. I'm not really new to Linux or Ubuntu. As suggested https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI, I've ...
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Ubuntu hanging at boot screen

I had Ubuntu 12.04 working fine with my laptop. Later i upgraded to 12.10. It was working fine for some time. Then i installed some packages to make my MTS device work. This made Ubuntu crash. Later ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu 11.04 Live CD on HP Workstation Z820 (UEFI)

I have an HP Workstation Z820. I would like to install Ubuntu 11.04 on it, but I cannot boot the live CD. There is an SSD and HHD on the machine, but no operating systems are installed on it. System ...
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Is there a way to do a fresh install of just Ubuntu and wipe the hard drive completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I have an older HP laptop that came with Vista. Instead of installing Win8, I installed Ubuntu as an application where it prompts for Windows or ...
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ubuntu won't boot after install USB\CD

I want to replace windows with Ubuntu, so I installed it on my hard drive from a USB stick and a CD, but every time I try to install it, and when it gets done installing, i reboot the computer but all ...
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UBUNTU installed on USB flashdrive not booting on HP Pavilion DV7 6b00et (Not Llive)

I installed Ubuntu 12.4 on 8GB USB Flash drive. It went OK. But when I reboot it goes to Blank screen. IF I press Shift the (GRUB loading) msg on screen. Fan starts so I assume ATI HD6770M graphics ...