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168 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), ...
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1answer
91 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
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1answer
83 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 ...
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0answers
110 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 ...
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1answer
69 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
121 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
53 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
94 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 ...
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0answers
34 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
1k 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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2answers
239 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
130 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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1answer
218 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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1answer
175 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
68 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
65 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
222 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
281 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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1answer
88 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
374 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
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1answer
294 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 ...
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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
57 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
40 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 ...
0
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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
116 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 ...
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1answer
84 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
55 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
58 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
79 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
130 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
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1answer
278 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
127 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
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1answer
188 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
126 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 ...
0
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0answers
89 views

Problems in Ubuntu 12.04 installing in pre-installed Windows8 and upgraded to 8.1

From the last one month I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in windows 8.1 pre-installed (Dual Boot). I've done following things... I downloaded 'iso' images from Ubuntu website and booted through ...
0
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0answers
147 views

My external hard drive Ubuntu won't appear

Alrighty alrighty. I've been using the big M operating system quite a lot, but since two months, my internal hard drive died. Of course I'd like to change it, but I have other priorities. For the ...
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0answers
34 views

Ubuntu Fails To Boot from External HDD

I have a busted Internal HDD. So, I got my new 1 TB HDD. I've partitioned this 1 TB HDD into a 200 GB and the remaining has my data. My computer doesn't support UEFI. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
1
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1answer
621 views

First Boot Not Happening [ 7.471657] Adding 4041724k swap on /dev/sda7 Priority :-1 extents: 1 across :4041724k FS

I have been trying to get Ubuntu up and running in dual boot, this is the first time I have tried to install linux. Everything was going well with the install, the progress bar had reached the end of ...
1
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1answer
81 views

Dual Boot issue Ubuntu and XP

I partitioned a drive and loaded Ubuntu 13 on an XP machine. I am learning about the operating systems and trying to make them play together. My current boot executes as follows: System powers up, ...
0
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1answer
163 views

Does grub need to update/refresh after install windows into another hard drive? [closed]

i have a pc with two physical disks: one of them with debian wheezy; and the other one has one logical partition with several data and some free space. The thing is, if i install windows 7 x64 in this ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Error while loading windows boot cd after using ubuntu

I've tried to install Ubuntu in my PC. Actually it showed some partition: Total HDD: 500 gb dev/sda2 : 74 gb. dev/sda3 : 410 gb. -I've formatted 74 gb to ext4 format to install Ubuntu. -Then ...
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0answers
66 views

Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 using Windows 8 Boot Manager [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with the installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. First of all, after completing the installation process, my PC just boots into Windows straight away. I fixed this issue by ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Trouble installing Ubuntu on macbook pro 5,3

I can't seem to properly install Ubuntu on my older macbook pro 15" as a singleboot and, when I load the grub in refind and press on either try or install I get a blackscreen that doesn't go anywhere ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Grub rescue in new installation invalid arch-dependent ELF magic

I installed ubuntu over a W8 installation (my objective was that only ubuntu remains), the installation completed well and ask to reboot, after that, it only gives me a black screen and grub ...
3
votes
1answer
949 views

symbol 'grub_isprint' not found, error on boot, cannot use computer

I am installing Ubuntu 13.10 and the installer froze while logging in to Ubuntu one so I restarted and got "error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found" so I booted up the live USB and ran "sudo ...
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0answers
22 views

erased grub config by accident, cannot boot into windows partition [duplicate]

JUST this morning I wiped my Linux partition into free apace. However, I believe I may have deleted my grub config files, so I cannot boot into my windows partition. When I try starting my machine, I ...
0
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0answers
104 views

dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 & Windows 8.1 problem

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 in separated HDDs. My windows 8.1 pro installation is an upgraded windows 7 home premium one, so, it's installed as the same way as windows 7. now, I installed Ubuntu ...
0
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0answers
125 views

Installing Ubuntu with Windows 8 (preinstalled)? [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion 15-n004TX Laptop (4th Gen C i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HARD-DISK, Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon HD 8670M w/ 1GB DDR3). I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 by USB and CD, but when ...