Questions about the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface that finally replaced the BIOS on newer desktops and laptops with the release of Windows 8. UEFI is independent from CPU architectures and supports booting via UEFI with and without secure boot enabled as well as legacy booting via CSM.

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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Ubuntu is not booting up

I had my Dell precision workstation with two hard drive pre installed with Ubuntu 14.04. Then I needed SUSE 12 and SUSE 11 instead of Ubuntu so I install SUSE 12 on other hard drive and it was working ...
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Installation fails on Grub (Read only EFI partition?)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 with Windows 10. I've shrunk the windows partition and tried to install an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to have a dual boot. The installation (sda8 for / and sda9 for /home) ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 installation DVD will not boot

I built a computer recently and want to install Kubuntu 16.04 onto it. I have downloaded the 64-bit ISO, checked the MD5 sum, and burned it as an ISO image. The computer recognizes the DVD and loads ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS live USB stops working after initial software update

*Afterthought: with 16GB to work with, does it make more sense to just install full Ubuntu onto the USB, instead of running live with persistent storage? Steps to replicate my problem: From Ubuntu ...
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MBR and GPT pointing to same OS?

I understand there are a lot of questions regarding this topic of MBR partitions, GPT for UEFI, having dual OS, one with MBR and the other with GPT, but due to my own inexperience I cannot figure this ...
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windows 7 USB boot disk wont read

I have been trying with numerous methods to install Windows 7 alongside my 14.04 Ubuntu installation (64bit) which has a UEFI boot system, but none of the methods have worked yet.Here are some of the ...
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UEFI install of ubuntu 12.04LTS failed on Windows 10 now can't get windows 10 back

I've attempted to install unbuntu v12.04.3 LTS but it didn't quite go to plan. I don't have any windows recovery disks and I now just want to remove ubuntu from the system. I didn't partition the ...
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Dual Booting Dell XPS 13 Windows 10 Ubuntu 16.04

first timer here. Checked the documentation, don't see a solution. I'm a casual *nix user but I can follow your commands. -- I am having trouble installing for a dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu ...
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Remove win 8, install ubuntu 16.04 64 bit on a laptop with UEFI

I want to remove win 8 and install ubuntu 16.04 64bit on a Samsung laptop with UEFI. I'm not interested in a dual boot setup. With the intention of changing the boot order so that I can boot from a ...
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32-bit EFI, 64-bit Kernel

Recently, I set up an Ubuntu Kodi-based home theatre system on a 2007 Intel A1176 Mac Mini. This is a 64-bit system with firmware that expects a 32-bit EFI. After some experimentation, I created a ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I have to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI boot) on a brand new Dell XPS 13. I already have: Shrinked the Windows 10 disk to have 200Gb unused space Disabled Secure boot Created the USB ...
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Release name of current signed kernel

Is the output of uname -r always like 4.2.0-37-generic, or would it show the postfix .efi.signed denoting it is a signed kernel, if a signed kernel is booted on a machine (with UEFI) requiring such a ...
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Cannot boot Failed to open \efi\boot\grubx64.efi - not found

So I removed and then reinstalled my power supply a few months back on my home server and for some reason it stopped booting to ubuntu and working like it always has been. I've tried completely ...
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Dual Boot UEFI Windows 10 removes Grub Bootloader

After installing Xubuntu (I have done this several times with several releases: LTS 14.04 and LTS 16.04), all works great: I get GRUB with Xubuntu and Windows options. The problem comes when I boot to ...
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Any flavor of Debian or UBUNTU still being made in amd64+mac version?

I have a Lenovo Z475 which does not support UEFI booting. So it freezes on grub. All the AMD64+MAC editions are all OLD distros. Is there any distro still being made and supported in AMD64+MAC?
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Having trouble installing ubuntu on desktop

First, my specs : Graphic card : nvidia GTX 960 Processor : Intel core i5 4570 @ 3.20 GHz MB : Gigabyte z87x-d3h Ram : 8 GB DDR3 @ 1600 2 disks, one SSD with windows 10 installed, the other ...
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Why Do I Keep Getting GRUB Command Line on Startup - Dual Booting Wins 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I migrated data on my laptop's HDD which contains Windows 8.1 to my SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD (My laptop has 2 hard drive bays btw). Currently, my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 are on their ...
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Ubuntu on 32bit UEFI(only) based tablet pc

I've created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 16.04 64bit with Rufus, setting the drive to be a GPT for UEFI. Then I booted my tablet pc and I ran the UEFI BIOS, from which I turned secure boot off. I then ...
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Grub dissapears after configuring a windows 10 live usb stick

I have a Windows 10 PC that I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a few months ago. I recently made a live Windows 10 bootable flash drive, which is when the flash drive acts as a hard drive with an OS. In ...
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Network booting Ubuntu 16.04 Server installer via iPXE w/ NFS on UEFI system

I am trying to set up network booting of the Ubuntu mini.iso via iPXE and NFS. I'm currently stepping through everything via the iPXE command line instead of a script. I made sure to build iPXE w/ NFS ...
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installation of ubuntu 16.04lts in uefi system with windows 10(dual boot)

I have a windows 10 hp 15 ac 124tx laptop. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 two times, installation was successful but after some time Ubuntu partition wiped off automatically. I installed it in uefi ...
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Ubuntu alongside Win10

I'm pretty much new on Linux although I know it very well and was planing to make dualboot for a long time now. So, my problem basicly is that after I installed ubuntu (16.04) alongside my windows ...
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failed command READ DMA

I have this strange error when I try to install Ubuntu It tries to install during one day to finally success to install Ubuntu probably because of this error. Do you have any idea of what happen? Is ...
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Mint wont boot after booting into Windows 10 [closed]

So, I installed Linux Mint along with Windows 10 in dual-boot. On starting the pc I was taken to the grub boot menu where I could select Linux Mint Cinnamon or Windows Boot Manager. If I selected ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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Unable to boot in ubuntu after install [Reboot and Select proper boot device]

I am using Samsung RV513 laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and was working fine. Then I reinstalled Windows 7. After a few days, I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Now whenever I start ...
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Correcting crashing/grub issues with partially failed install

I had issues completing grub installation on an mdadm system with 16.04, and managed to hack it to boot. However now the system intermittently crashes and continually tries and fails to install ...
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Unable to get to POST/BIOS settings after installing 16.04 LTS 64-bit Desktop

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Desktop on a Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard with a Samsung 850 Pro SSD (MZ-7KE512BW). On install, I selected UEFI DVD (had disabled Secure Boot/Fast Boot and ...
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UEFI Installation Ubuntu parallel to Windows 10

I follow all the common instructions. I installed Ubuntu through disabling the UEFI block and uneabling the USB boot. When I restart the pc, with the legacy options enabled, I have the following ...
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Trouble booting Windows from GRUB [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Y700 and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 yesterday. I downloaded the iso and installed it in my USB drive using YUMI. I had a problem trying to boot from the USB since it wasn't recognized. I ...
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Dual-boot: EFI System Partition is RAW in Windows, readable with LiveCD

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on dual boot with Windows 10 on my laptop, and at a certain point I ran a gparted 'check' on my /dev/sda1 partition (where Windows Boot Manager and Grub are). Now ...
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Discussion/Needing Help (Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY)

As said in the title, I want to discuss of why Linux (here more specifically Ubuntu) sometimes will not work. Here's my situation: I currently have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY and I feel like this ...
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Grub fails “could not find ..” when restarting

I recently installed windows 10 (/dev/sda1)and Ubuntu 16.04 (/dev/sdc1). I set my boot bios to boot from ubuntu and grub recognizances ubuntu and windows fine. The problem is when I restart from ...
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Can I use Linux to fix my computer? [closed]

About a week ago I attempted to start up my Windows 8.1 computer and it wouldn't boot. After attempting to fix Windows with several tools, I was told to use a live OS like Knoppix to backup my files ...
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Having trouble with mouse pad working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So I just received on old laptop from a friend and currently trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the laptop. Here are the specs of the laptop: Brand: ASUS Memory: 2.8 GiB Processor: Intel ...
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How to dual boot on Windows 10?

Okay,I know this question had been asked.I've tried all everything but still I can't install. I am using Asus GL552JX with uefi.I disabled secure boot and run usb in legacy mode.It is using MBR table ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after UEFI installation

I have tried to install Xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop with no success. Xubuntu = XFCE + Unbuntu so the instalation process and everything is the same as Ubuntu. To sum up, I tried to install it and I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu on Mid 2010 MacBook Pro questions

I don't know if this is the best place to ask this, if not please point me in that direction and I will remove this clutter. Anyways, I installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro and it runs fantastic. Though ...
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Dell XPS 13: Unable to free up space to dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9530 Signature Edition. I want to dual-boot with Ubuntu. I can successfully test Ubuntu from a live USB and connect to Wi-Fi. I changed the Boot mode to UEFI from Windows Safe ...
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Trying to dual boot but Unbuntu installer does not see Win10

So I am running windows 10, I want to keep it for now and have Unbuntu running along side it. But when I try to install it does not see Windows, I have tried to partition my hard drive but I am ...
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Installation Ubuntu 14.04/15.10/16.04 not working on MacBookPro 3,1 (Boot freezes on Purple Screen)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my old Macbook Pro 3,1. I have tried to install the following versions: 16.04, 14.04 and as last 15.10. (this one is still installed) On my work I used 'Startup Disk ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04, which ACPI Global State does Suspend result in?

I have read the post on "What is suspend". However, I would like to know exactly which ACPI Global State does pressing the Suspend button lead to. Can someone explain this? Specifically, how do I ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu - dual boot

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10. After I completed the installation of Ubuntu and restarted, Windows boots as usual ... just as if Ubuntu wasn't installed at all. I've tried ...
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Boot issue with Win7 (ntfs) and Ubuntu 14.04 (ext4) on separate hard drives

I have two internal SSDs connected to my motherboard's SATA slots with OS's installed as written in the title. Whether I connect the Win7 or Ubuntu HD as the primary one, I do not see the other HD in ...
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30-minute boot time on 16.04 with Samsung 950 pro PCIe NVMe

I have the GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK (rev. 1.0) with bios version F8 (latest) with the i7-4790K CPU and 16GB memory. When I boot from my trusty 6Gbps SSD with Ubuntu installed in legacy BIOS mode (times are ...
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Nvidia drivers and UEFI working together [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and after enabling Secure Boot Nvidia drivers stops loading. Same is with VirtualBox kernel modules. When I try to force loading kernel # modprobe nvidia_361 modprobe: ERROR: ...
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Will we ever be able to install Ubuntu on a Win10 tablet like we can on Desktop? [duplicate]

I've got a nice Win10 Tablet/Netbook, but I hate Win10. I tried Installing Ubuntu casually on it, but It couldnt boot from the installation media. I've found out that this has something to do with ...
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The efi file system creation in partition #1 of SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda) failed

I have been trying to install linux on my laptop and I keep getting this error. I select the automatic install for ubuntu and every time it goes to install this happens, this also happens when I ...
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Ubuntu LTS 16.04 Install problems: UEFI and Black Screen after Grub Loader

Good afternoon, all. I have a PC that currently has Windows 10 on it, and I would like to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, I am having some issues: When I boot to the live media, I get the Boot ...
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Windows does not show in GRUB Customizer

I know this question has been asked several times, but none of the answers seem to be working in my case. I have win 10 and ubuntu. but there is no dual boot menu. GRUB does not show in the bootup. ...