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Triple-boot Ubuntu Question

I am a new user to Ubuntu and Linux overall, and wanted to install Ubuntu on my older pc. But I wanted to ask how to do it since I have a specific partition setup on it. So as of now, I have dual-boot ...
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Installation with Windows 8.1

I have already created my bootable flash drive and checked out Ubuntu. I want to install it along side my Windows 8.1 Pro. I have a 1 terabyte hard drive. On this drive I have a 2 windows ...
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Cannot find Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

Is there a solution to this? Gparted gives me Thanks a lot. Best Regards.
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Changing Windows Dynamic Disk partition to Basic partition and not the full drive

I have a Lenovo G505s with Win8 installed on it. I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it, I followed all the procedures to Disable the secure boot and fast boot succefully. The problem starts ...
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Accidentally deleted Windows partition when trying to install Ubuntu [duplicate]

I decided to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows7 just to check them however I seem to totally mess it up. I used wubi and wanted to install it on my D drive however I was confused during fixing ...
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invalid partition table?

I'm trying to install ubuntu by usb device, I've extracted the iso ubuntu image to a flash disk then I booted from the usb device but it keeps showing me this message "invalid partition table", so can ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't detect partition on Win7 (Warning: Can't have a partition outside the disk!) [duplicate]

I tried to look it up on the forum but I can't find a solution. I just got a PC laptop (I come from Mac…) installed Win7 and partition my hd in 3 parts, one for Win7, one unformatted for Ubuntu, and ...
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How do I recover Windows from a lost partition?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, which previously ran Windows Vista, I meant to run them side by side so I could boot between the two. When i got to that point in the installer it told me Vista ...
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Can't enter windows after re-installing ubuntu 14 grub

I know there are a lot of threads with this problem, but still I can't find one that can actually help me. I was running ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a dual-boot with the preinstalled windows 8.1 that came ...
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Switching Windows and Linux Partitions

So basically I want to copy my windows partitions /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2 to /dev/sda3 and /dev/sda4 I want to then move my linux partition of /dev/sda5 to /dev/sdb Basically /deb/sdb is my primary ...
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Install Ubuntu but keep Local disk D and its content

I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I choosed Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu option. Now it shows me which HDD disk to use and says that 3 partitions willbe deleted. But I need to install ...
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dualboot win8.1 and ubuntu13.10 already have 4 primary partitions [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-150 and I would like to install Ubuntu without erasing my Windows8.1 Installation. The Problem is I have four primary Partitions on my Laptop which are: -msftres ...
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Install Ubuntu with the Windows installer - few questions

:=) I have few question about install Ubuntu with win installer. Anyone who can help I will be grateful. I have down win installer. I have HD with 3 partitions. First is win7, second my stuff, third ...
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Is it possible to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu Server? If so, Is it better to use two separate hard drives or a single hard drive?

I currently am running Windows 7 on one hard drive partition with 87 GB there is 23 GB left on that hard drive. I have a second 160 GB hard drive full of data. I want to turn this into a Home Server ...
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Installing from the windows intaller, does it erase my other OS? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on Windows with windows installer but it does not ask if I want to install it on a partition, so I assume they are going to erase my old OS, Will this happen?
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Merge Ubuntu and Windows partitions

On my computer there are Windows and Ubuntu (the hard drive is divided). Can I delete Windows and connect it hard disk space join Ubuntu? If "yes" => how?
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Cant boot Ubuntu 13.04 next to Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 next to Windows 8. On another HDD with two partitions. one for my windows data and one for Ubuntu. Now i cant choose which system i want to boot. I get directly into windows ...
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Problem with Windows and Ubuntu installation

I wanted to reintall the windows 7 OS, and I put all my stuff in D partition. After that I couldn't install windows 7 and I tried ubuntu, and I made the D partition a swap partion (with the "FORMAT" ...
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Installed it wrong and cannot uninstall ubuntu

I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8 but dual boot isn't working. It doesn't appear in control pannel to simply uninstall. I have 2 HDD and there are 20GB on the second one (first one is for ...
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unable to find windows files using unbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using a samsung rv520 i3. Windows 7 crashed and fails to load past the initial windows logo screen. I am now using unbuntu 12.10 form a usb I'm trying to find files i had saved on windows before ...
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How can I restore the swap drive used by ubuntu, back to windows 7?

I just installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (which has windows 7) but I used my second data drive as a swap for Ubuntu. How can I restore this swap drive back so it can be accessed by Windows 7 again? ...
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How are partitons handled in Ubuntu, compared to Windows?

How are partitions in my hard disk handled in Ubuntu? I want to draw parallels with what Windows does. Let's say I have a HDD formatted as ext4, if I create 2 partitions and mount them at /data-part ...
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Windows Dynamic Disk not reading in Ubuntu

While using windows i changed my hard disk partitions from "Logical Disk" to "Dynamic Disk"..... then i installed Ubuntu in c drive. when i opened ubuntu the contents of C:Drive are shown but i am ...