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Install Windows Alongside Ubuntu 14.04 on Second hard Drive

Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on one hard drive, and I'd like to install Windows onto a second hard drive. I've read that I need to boot into a LiveCD, usually I'd use my memory stick for ...
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Can't boot Linux from an external USB SSD drive

Windows 7 OS. Is there any difference between Linux Live CD and Linux installation on an external USB SSD drive in point of view of boot? I can boot Linux LiveCD without a problem when set boot order ...
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1answer
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Recently installed ubuntu 14.04 but continues to restart laptop

I've been trying to run ubuntu 14.04 off a usb on my Win 8.1 laptop. I get the dual boot OS selection screen on startup but each time I select ubuntu, the system restarts. I got the same result trying ...
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1answer
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Remove Ubuntu from stand-alone hard drive. Format drive

I guess that I have no other choice than to add to this question, as seth saw fit to delete the question I thought I was asking as a new question. But whatever. I have a dead computer thanks to my ...
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1answer
43 views

Wubi or Live DVD?

I want to install Ubuntu on this machine. Is there any benefit to installing With live dvd compared to Wubi?
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How do I add the unallocated space to my ubuntu installation after deleting the Windows XP Partition?

I just deleted the Windows XP partition in the Ubuntu Live CD because I don't use windows xp anymore, now I have this I want to add the remaining space to my ubuntu installation and make ubuntu boot ...
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Total Newbie confused about partitions

I am totally fed up with Vista, it has 3 different keyboard settings (AZERTY QWERTY and QWERTZ) depending on the software used (or the time of day) and freezes 7 times an hour or more often if it`s a ...
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How to fix Ubuntu getting stuck at creating ext4 file partition on LivecCD?

I have an Acer Aspire One. Not sure what version. I've had it for a year or two on Windows and then suddenly, I couldn't boot Windows anymore. So I decided to use Ubuntu. I first tried Ubuntu 13.04. ...
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13.04 Will not boot on custom PC

I put in the DVD I just burnt of 13.04 in my disc drive and when I go to the boot menu, I click on UEFI and it says "Secure Boot not enabled." Then it loads up to a black screen with the text ...
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Difference between LiveCD, LiveUSB, full-install, and persistence?

I am currently running Ubuntu as a guest vm on a Win 7 host via VirtualBox, but I would like to have a portable version of Ubuntu when I am not using my laptop. I am unsure as to the difference ...
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2answers
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Trying to format drive fails

since I will be doing an internship for which i need to use Windows software, I have decided to ruin my day trying to remove my Ubuntu 12.04, install Win XP SP3 (since the DualBoot theme from ubuntu ...
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1answer
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What did I do wrong installing Ubuntu?

I just attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my other computer. I downloaded the .iso file, burned it to a disc, and booted from it. Before I continue, I might add that I already have an OS on this ...
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Could windows Interfere with the installation of ubuntu through a live cd?

When I try to use a live CD, My Dell XPS 14z will not read the disk and skips to booting windows, I've had previous questions discussing this but everything I have tried never works. I'm almost ...
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2answers
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12.04 64bit will not install through a Live CD

When I try to install the 64bit version of 12.04 through a Live CD, all that happens is that the disk spins, and I get the windows boot screen. I've set my BIOS to boot from a CD first, before ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu not displayed in Windows boot manager

I have clearly seen v2r's link. thanks for your help too. But my problem is different. I am trying to dual boot windows and ubuntu after installing with wubi. I DOWNLOADED AN ISO, BURNT IT AND CLICKED ...
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2answers
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Is dual booting ubuntu and fedora/openSUSE as easy as popping in a liveCD?

I wish to dual boot ubuntu (currently installed) with fedora and/or openSUSE (fedora for vanilla gnome and SUSE for a good KDE experience). I do not know much about dual booting and grub. Do I only ...
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Recover Ubuntu grub without LiveCD - Can't boot with Ubuntu LiveCD after install Windows

I installed Windows after installing Ubuntu. But Ubuntu is still intact in its partition. I'm trying to run the Ubuntu LiveCD to recover grub, but the LiveCD no longer works. It stops the boot ...