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1answer
33 views

ubuntu shuts down for no reason

until 2 days ago Ubuntu 12.04 was going simply great, then the update manager prompt for some updates and I continued as usual. After that I continue to use the computer for few more hours then I ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Bootproblems after second OS installation

My Problem: I had Windows 7 on my old HDD. Bought 120GB SSD to install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dualboot. Disabled HDD. Windows installation -> create 60GB partition for WIN7, works. Next: ...
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48 views

Dual boot not detected after installing Linux 12.04

I just installed Linux on my laptop. It already has windows 8 installed. I created a separate 15 GB partition for linux. When I loaded up the installation CD, I just had two options, 1. Erase the disk ...
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2answers
250 views

No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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0answers
188 views

Ubunu 14.04 weird hd out of disk eroor

I was migrated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04LTS. And it was working fine first :) Then couple of restarts later , I go this same old hd0 out of disk grub rescue thing. Then I booted OS with a ...
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2answers
59 views

Question about manual partitioning for Dual boot system

I recently bought a new laptop, and I am trying to dual boot my system with windows 8.1 and ubuntu. My installer doesn't recognize the windows 8 partition on my hard drive, so it doesn't give me the ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Laptop wont' boot up after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop runs Windows 7 and I install Ubuntu 13.10 on my usb drive. And my boot loader is on usb drive. But after I update to Ubuntu 14.04, I can't boot to Windows, it said 'error : no such device ...
0
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0answers
49 views

GRUB menu not showing for Ubuntu 12.04

This is the first time I installed Ubuntu(v12.04). I have a HP laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I installed it alongside Windows and the installation was successful. But after the customary ...
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0answers
33 views

Went from blinking cursor boot to grub command line, first time 14.04 fresh install, can you help? [duplicate]

Just trying to install 14.04 LTS on my core i5 pc on SDB corsair force SSD. Fresh blank install booted into blinking cursor. Then ran terminal command in livecd to install grub on SDB. Here is my ...
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0answers
31 views

ubuntu don't show my total hard disk partitions [duplicate]

after installing Ubuntu several time, last time i installed Ubuntu during installation using something else option , i didn't see the windows partition nor other private partitions it only show the ...
0
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1answer
67 views

How do I install a new version on top of an old version?

I have an ASUS EeePC 1000h with four OS installed. What I want to do is replace Lubuntu 12.04 on sda1 which has reached its EOL with Lubuntu 14.04, when it is released in a few days. I want to do a ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Dual booting Ubuntu on Mac, stuck in GRUB

I realise there are threads out there for this issue already, however I have tried those solutions to no avail. I am a Linux newbie trying to dual boot into Kubuntu/Ubuntu on my MacBook Air (Intel), ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Installed Xubuntu on XP system but cannot boot it

I just installed Xubuntu on a Windows XP machine. I left Windows XP on the machine, and made a new logical drive, E, to which I installed Xubuntu. During the installation, I was asked to install ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

no partitions grub error from a dual boot from windows seven after deleting the Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I deleted the Ubuntu partitions from window seven then I restarted the machine but it wont start up but I cant get back to windows seven.Instead I get a no partition grub rescue> error.I cant even get ...
0
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0answers
85 views

Trouble to install ubuntu on a free os computer

I recently bought a computer with free os, with nothing on it except the uefi of the motherboard. Its motherboard is an asus H81M-plus. I have only access to the uefi mode. I can set up a usblive ...
1
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1answer
62 views

Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
0
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0answers
102 views

Grub Triple Boot Windows 7, Debian, Xubuntu

I am trying to "triple boot" with windows 7, debian, and xubuntu 13.10. I am having trouble getting xubuntu 13.10 to show up in the Grub menu, right now only windows and debian show up. I installed ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Installing Windows 7 after Ubuntu on MacbookPro 8,2

I have an extremely long troubleshooting narrative, but here are what I believe to be the most crucial features. I own a MacbookPro 8,2. Currently running Ubuntu exclusively. I attempted to ...
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1answer
79 views

accidentally deleted partitions [closed]

I am having some trouble with my laptop. I had win 7 64 bit preinstalled on laptop and recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to find what could be the worst case for my laptop..I opened ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Grub Problem while Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to dual boot Windows 8 with a Linux OS.When i tried installing Ubuntu 12.04. The Installer worked fine until at the end when it gave an error saying that a package GRUB cannot be ...
0
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1answer
407 views

GNU GRUB black screen on boot [not a duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Ubuntu server system installation failed and GRUB PC can't install in /target/

So I tried to install Ubuntu server on my old laptop that had windows xp on it. But since that will not be supported anymore I thought. Let's make a little server of it. But unfortunately it doesn't ...
0
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2answers
139 views

Install Windows 8 (on secondary hard disk) on an Ubuntu machine (on primary hard disk)

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my primary hard disk and I was not able to install Windows in that drive. So I bought a new secondary drive. How can I install Windows 8 on my secondary drive without ...
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4answers
90 views

After boot-repair “Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7. Because I could only boot Windows 7 I started Ubuntu live again from the DVD and ran boot repair. Now the Computer is not able to boot anything. The ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Ubuntu boot grub error

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a old laptop and went through the normal process it said restart to have ubuntu so I did but then on boot it said error: attempt to read or write outside of disk ...
0
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1answer
149 views

Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...
0
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0answers
88 views

Grub rescue; “no such device” error happens Intermittently

I have three storage devices: ⠀/dev/sda/, an SSD with Windows 8 installed on it (NTFS) ⠀/dev/sdb/, an HDD with a single NTFS partition on it that is shared ⠀/dev/sdc/, an SSD with Ubuntu 13.10 ...
0
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0answers
55 views

Ubuntu boot problem. Grub rescue

I use HP pavillion dv6. I installed ubuntu 13.10 after using gparted in try version to remove all the partitions from my previous dual boot(windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10). I had to install the new Ubuntu ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Persistent error when trying to install Ubuntu using USB method [duplicate]

I've been trying to install Ubuntu onto my SSD using a bootable USB that I created using the Ubuntu ISO and UNetbootin. However when I restart my computer, press F8, and choose to boot from the USB, I ...
0
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0answers
62 views

How do I fix this error while trying to install Ubuntu from a USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my SSD drive, which already has Windows 8.1 on it. I've created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on by using unetbootin (I also tried tuxboot, but that didn't ...
0
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1answer
166 views

Problem reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 (Dual with Windows 8) - Black Screen

It have been a week since I use Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8. Yesterday I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 from the CD, I chose the option Erase Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and reintall, I followed the ...
0
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2answers
141 views

How to disable GRUB installation

on my hard drive, I have Archlinux with fully customized GRUB. I want to install Xubuntu 14.04 on other partition. How to disable GRUB installation during Xubuntu installation process?
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votes
1answer
65 views

What will happen with ubuntu if I reinstall windows 8.1

The title pretty much sums up the question. I'm using windows 8.1 and ubuntu 12.04 in dualboot and now something in windows 8.1 broke and by the looks of it I may have to refresh/reinstall it. ...
0
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0answers
298 views

Grub-Customizer not saving the changes after kernel upgrades

I'm running into an annoying problem with Grub-Customizer (4.0.4) every time I update the kernel versions. After the kernel update I normally open Grub-Customizer to accommodate the new kernel ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

GRUB does not load, only shows a blinking cursor

First, sorry, I may mix things up here because I don't know extensively about a computer's architecture. So I bought an ASUS EEE PC 1025E and wanted to replace Windows 7 Starter by a GNU/Linux ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu on Acer E1-510

So I have an Acer E1-510-2821 Computer I recently purchased at Walmart. The computer came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. The system of course is UEFI, and unfortunately has no legacy Bios mode. I ...
0
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1answer
49 views

How do I remove or reinstall Ubuntu in Windows 8 UEFI dual when Ubuntu is set as default?

NOTE: It is a UEFI dual boot with Windows 8 AND Ubuntu GRUB is set as default bootman. I am looking to do a reinstall of Ubuntu since I accidentally apt-get removed system packages. I cannot drop to ...
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1answer
39 views

Grub was removed. Not a duplicate because: [duplicate]

Important differences from "duplicates" Win 8.1 installer doesnt boot.Nothing boots. I tried Boot Repair but the repository gives me 404 I tried grub-install but fails cuz I cant use 64 bit live usb ...
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0answers
38 views

windows 7 is not installing with USB drive [duplicate]

Cannot install windows 7 from USB drive. Since i don't have a DVD/CD-ROM I am habituated to install OS and sofware from USB but after installing UBUNTU 12.04 I wanted to make my system dual boot so I ...
0
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0answers
99 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 after fresh install

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and it is the only operating system installed. Unfortunately I am unable to get it to boot. After installing it a dialog pops up and asks me to reboot. Afterwards ...
0
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0answers
2k views

error : file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found

Chronologically: Had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot- everything great with Grub Installed Linux Mint 16 on Ubuntu 12.04 partition. It didnt recognise Windows 7 during installation so I just ...
1
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1answer
67 views

How to restore windows 7 from boot on grub2

I have posted previously regarding a similar problem but now I've managed to get a bit further following various tutorials and solutions of others, not being sure of what's really going on though or ...
0
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0answers
43 views

no windows 7 on Grub menu 13.10

I don't know much about linux, then I tried it. I liked, I installed from CD. There were three partitions, 200 GB Win7, 750GB storage area, and about 30GB free space for Ubuntu. I divided 30 GB area ...
0
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1answer
47 views

formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
0
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0answers
51 views

How to restore Ubuntu broken partition after Windows 7 install

I previously had a Windows 7 partition and a Ubuntu partition. When I formatted and reinstalled Windows 7, somehow the Ubuntu partition got corrupted. I can't open it and recover my files even with ...
0
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0answers
129 views

Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
0
votes
1answer
224 views

Dual-boot problems, installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Hello here is my system, Currently running on windows 8.1 Created new partition -> installed ubuntu on there (When installing the Ubuntu, I cannot see any options that has "... install along ...
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2answers
104 views

Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't allow me to install “alongside” Windows, just “replace”

I have a disk with 3 partitions: 100MB for Windows 7 97.56GB for Windows 7 125.91 which I want to install Ubuntu on How can I install Ubuntu on the 125.91 GB partition "alongside" Windows 7 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda on two-drive laptop with Win7

I am using an HP dv7 computer with a 1TB drive with Win7 and a new 120GB SSD that I intend to run Kubuntu on for my physics stuff. I am having trouble installing GRUB though. I first created two ...
0
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0answers
106 views

Grub rescue boot error (already tried several methods of boot repair)

Intermediate Ubuntu user that has never really had an issue that googling couldn't solve until now. Initially installed 12.04 but had some unrelated OS issues so I had ended up re-installing, every ...