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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I can not boot ubuntu installation CD nor installation USB-drive with HP Envy DV6 notebook [duplicate]

Hello two weeks ago I uninstalled windows 10 and installed fedora 23 using a USB drive created by win32diskimager. My notebook : HP Envy dv6 current OS : fedora 23 Fedora 23 have some bugs with my ...
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Ubuntu install fails,

Dear more experienced Linux users! I have several PC-s on which I can run Ubuntu (or some other distro of linux) without a problem, but on one of my machines the installation fails every time. It's ...
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Installing Ubuntu on my Laptop - a LOT of problems!

i've been using Windows my whole life, and i really want to test it out on my Notebook(ASUS F205TA-BING-FD018BS, Windows 10 installed). I have tried several Options in doing so (installing over USB, ...
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Windows 10 randomly kicks out my GRUB, how do I reinstall it? [duplicate]

I successfully installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 along with Windows 10 on my Satellite laptop, but after some boots Windows abruptly decided to put MBR on top of GRUB. No way to get back into Ubuntu, I ...
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Using MAAS to deploy ubuntu 14.04 on HP DL380 gen9

I'm new to MAAS and I'm having trouble installing ubuntu 14.04 on HP DL380 gen9 server, I'm using latest MAAS version(1.9) and so far I was able to enlist the node after the curtin installation on ...
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uefi usb boot on mac without refit

I've been trying the whole day to let my MacBook recognise Ubuntu in the boot menu (alt on startup). I really don't wanna install rEFIt. Is there any other way? Thanks very much!!
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Dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I just can't install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I'm stuck in a red screen while installation of Ubuntu will just start. From my system info image the BIOS mode is legacy and Secure boot option is ...
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Kubuntu installer will not offer uefi option but did once

Where to install boot loader. Kubuntu installer offered uefi...worked. Now after crssh on reinstalling only offers reserved BIOS area for grub but then won't boot - no drive shows
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Triple Boot Ubuntu, Kali Linux & Windows 10 Grub issue

I used to run dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 10 with no conflicts at all for over a year now. The Grub Boot-loader was Ubuntu's. I decided to install Kali Linux to fulfill triple booting for ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu — Wubi does not currently support EFI [duplicate]

I have the .iso image of Ubuntu 15.10 that a friend gave to me. I have a pre-installed Windows 10. When I mount the image and run wubi.exe, it gives the following error: Wubi does not currently ...
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How to boot ubuntu 14.04 on an Dell inspiron 15?

I try to boot Ubuntu 14.04 on my new dell inspiron 15 with a USB key, but I was not able to just read the key. I try to change some boot option but it was not working and after that my Windows 10 also ...
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Can't boot into Windows after aborted install

I got a new Lenovo Y700 Ideapad which came with Windows 10. I booted Kubuntu 15.10 and was in the process of manually organizing the partitions. I decided to abort the installation. After clicking ...
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I need to see the BCDedit for a windows10/ubuntu install both by wubi and by seperate partition

I seem to have windows passing by on grub/Ubuntu. There's no Ubuntu folder under windows. I can boot from firmware to Grub, then choose either OS. Removed Wubi/ubuntu and re-installed directly to ...
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Ubuntu bootx64.efi not detect grub.cfg file on NTFS partition

First, I'm sorry for my poor English. I'm a Windows user and new with grub2 also Linux. So I came here to get some advice from you. I'm running windows 10 UEFI and now I want to use grub2 is main ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 now can't boot windows 10

I installed Ubuntu so that I could still dual boot and run windows 10 when I needed to but whenever I try to run any of the windows boot options from the grub menu I just get an error message and ...
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Booting external hard drive removed from laptop

My laptop recently died, so I took the HD out of it, put it in a case to allow connecting it to a USB port and plugged it into my Desktop, a windoze box. When I tried made the USB drive the first boot ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5370 does not boot ubuntu at all

I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite C55T 4k laptop off of Newegg. It came with windows 10, and that works fine, but when I tried to install Ubuntu off of a bootable usb, it got stuck on the ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after install

I'm new to Ubuntu and can't seem to get Ubuntu to boot off my SSD. I have Toshiba Satellite P50-A with UEFI, on which I would like to install Ubuntu. I would like to remove Windows. I have installed ...
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Errors when launching Windows 10 installation from grub

My problem is that I have an Asus Zen book that I am trying to return through amazon after installing ubuntu on it. I am trying to get it back as close to the original as possible and this requires re-...
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Ubuntu only booting sporadical

First of all, hi @all :) I have a problem with my new Ubuntu 15.10 installation, here is what i did: I had Debian and Win 8.1 installed on my 2 SSD's. To try Ubuntu I installed it on the same SSD as ...
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Boot Loader (GRUB) disappears from BIOS Boot Sequence - Dual Boot Win 10

Trying to install Ubuntu alongside Win 10 (UEFI), and the GRUB2 I installed on a separate drive (using this Wiki: Grub2/Installing) disappeared after the first booting. My plan was to list the drive ...
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How would I go about dual booting KALI with UBUNTU

I have a USB drive with 8GB plugged into my port for about 3 hours trying to figure out how I go about dual booting Kali onto my Ubuntu. Yes, that is crazy. using ubuntu 14.04 LTS as current OS ...
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Can't access Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Install

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 8.1. I can't boot into Windows 8.1. I can boot into Ubuntu just fine. I am in Legacy mode and I believe the problem has to do with that, but I can't ...
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Update bios in ubuntu using exe file? [duplicate]

Recently I've decided to remove windows completely and just use linux. For the past couple of months I've noticed the entire system freezing completely and my laptops fans start to spin really loud, I ...
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Setting up Dual Boot with Cloned Image of Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I'm not new to Linux and Ubuntu, but I am definitely a novice. I do pretty good by following instructions I find on the internet. I have an old Asus X75a laptop that I am replacing the hard drive in ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on a lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga

I'm trying to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga. I'm interested in getting gnome 3.18 (or 3.20) for the touchscreen and wacom support. Sadly, I don't have any previous ...
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Failing to boot from USB on Windows 10, Dell Inspiron 5323

I have a USB with Ubuntu 14.04 on it, but I can't find a way to boot from it. When I do Advanced Startup with the Windows 10 interface, there are plenty of "devices" to select from. They appear in the ...
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UEFI dual boot on Windows 10 Pro + installing NVDIA graphics driver (HP Envy 15t)

Tried bunch of stuffs. Now, if someone could suggest a good method I want to uninstall what I installed without effecting windows and do a clean install following the right procedure. Purpose is to ...
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Dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 on Toshiba R732 by using workaround with BCDEdit scheduled task at Windows startup

I have a Japanese Toshiba Dynabook R732 with Windows 8 preinstalled, upgraded to 8.1. I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 from DVD on a new partition with secure boot disabled. After first reboot ...
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(rEFInd) Different icon for Ubuntu Recovery

I just installed rEFInd for dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. However, there are three entries on boot. Windows 10 Ubuntu Ubuntu Recovery Is there a way to change the icon for Ubuntu ...
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Should I Force UEFI mode

I have a Lenovo computer equipped with Win8.1. I'm trying to install Kubuntu 15.10 when the following message appeared: "force UEFI installation?...this machine's firmware has started the ...
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Dual boot ubuntu (alongside with Win 10) not recognized in laptop

there are a lot of questions about dual booting Ubuntu, but I didn't find one with quite a similar problem to mine. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-372 (it's 64 bit). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (...
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How to make UEFI Ubuntu bootable from MBR drive?

I have Ubuntu installed on an external HDD (MBR Partition Table). The USB Live Disk was UEFI and although I instructed Ubuntu installer to install Grub in external HDD it managed to install Grub in ...
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Ubuntu EFI boot problem - Dell Inspiron 13-7359

After a clean install (pre-installed Win 10 removed) of Ubuntu 14.04.4 on Dell Inspiron 13-7359 I am not able to boot the OS in "Secure mode". What was done: First installed standalone Ubuntu 15....
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 using Burg bootloader

I am trying to make the Burg boot loader to work correctly. I install burg but it only sees Ubuntu and the recovery images. After I do sudo update-burg, I get this warning: Generating burg.cfg ... ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu

I bought a brand new Lenovo laptop t460s which comes with Windows 10. I want to completely remove windows 10 and install Ubuntu. I accidentally installed Ubuntu 14.04 at first (Everything was working ...
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How can I fix my Boot problem?

I was dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1. After one year on Ubuntu without using, Windows I decided to uninstall it with OS Uninstaller. I used a Ubuntu live USB for did this and nearing ...
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Howto setup seperate ssd for EFI partition and bootloader for dualboot linux and macosx

Im currently struggling with new hardware and installing ubuntu in a first step on it (16.04 daily builds), where macosx will follow. Hardware: Supermicro x10DAi dual xeon firmware: UEFI The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boots in emergency mode after inserting 2nd Ubuntu EFI drive

I've got Lenovo G510, with 2 SSD drives. One first one I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit in EFI boot mode. On 2nd one I've installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 64 bit also in EFI mode. When I've installed ...
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how to boot on a win 10 tablet

I recently acquired an RCA Cambio W101 V2 windows 10 tablet I'd like to live boot Ubuntu from a bootable USB ... so this isn't an Ubuntu issue but thought maybe somebody here would know: I can't ...
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''Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda'' with dual boot Win 10

I have a Hard disk With 2 partitions and Windows 10 installed in one of them, so i wanted to do a dual boot with Ubuntu15.10 . I tried to do it but something got wrong and windows cant boot. Ubuntu ...
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How to restore boot menu (UEFI)?

I had Windows and Ubuntu both installed in UEFI mode. Then I installed 32-bit Ubuntu (there was no UEFI partition in the list of partition types, so I just installed it as is without specifying UEFI ...
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Installed Ubuntu 15.1 on USB (full install) but it won't boot

I'm still a newbie with Linux but I'm trying to learn. I have two USBs, one is 4GB and has the ISO install of Ubuntu (I think it's called live, the one with maximum of 4GB of permanent storage) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crash when opening HTML file in firefox. Dual boot UEFI

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that when I open an HTML file in Firefox, I get logged out to the login screen, and from this point I can't log back in for 2-3 minutes (I get logged ...
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Ubuntu not installing. Stuck at black blank screen

I have followed the steps in the website. I have burned the iso file into the usb drive. When i try to install from usb drive ( uefi boot) I am getting a blink, then stuck at black blank screen. My ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on purple screen with orange/red dots and the word “ubuntu”

I recently downloaded ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, which is a dell inspiron 7000 laptop with 16 GB RAM & intel core 17 nvidia graphics and a uefi secured on booting system. My computer is build with ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu from external HDD

I can't boot Ubuntu from my external USB3 HDD. I need to install it for UEFI, but after instalation from LiveCD it doesn't boot. I ran Boot Info Script - Pastebin and then i tried Boot-repair - ...
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Problem after ubuntu installation

I had a Windows installed on ssd - everything was fine. I would like to have second OS. I was going to install ubuntu. I splited ssd on three partition: windows os, windows application and ubuntu os. ...
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Have wrecked current 14.04 installation. Want to reinstall

this is a Ubuntu-only machine. No Windows, no dual boot. It's a Dell, with UEFI boot protocol (Inspiron 5559). I wrecked my 14.04 installation by trying to upgrade the kernel (following ...
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ubuntu 15.10 installation UEFI problem

I have an ASUS n550-jk laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 (with dual boot) with UEFI. After going to booting menu and choosing boot option (I tried both bootable USB and ...