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Can't boot in windows 8 after upgrade to 14.04

As advised I am asking here about my problem. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 I can't boot in windows 8.1. Right away after upgrade I noticed that few of my previous options are missing in grub. Then I ...
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Problem in Updating Ubuntu 14.04, replaced Windows 8.1

And this is happening again. Even Last time when I have updated from Ubuntu Ver 12.x to 13.x, it has replaced the Windows 8 boot file with its own. And whatever I was doing (selecting option from ...
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Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 broke grub - now boots straight to Windows 8

Upgraded from a functioning dual-boot Window 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Before today at startup I option to choose Ubuntu or Windows8.1. The default was Ubuntu, and if I waited a few seconds ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with dual boot Win8. I broke grub

So I'm new at this. It's the second time I messed up the bootloader. I upgraded from ubuntu 13 to 14 and when I boot the PC it shows: error: symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found grub ...
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade safe for dual boot?

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 if its setup on dual boot with windows? I recently upgraded windows 8 to 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 on dual boot and now the performance seems degraded and ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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Problem after upgrade and update: one of my OS and corresponding partition disappeared!??!!!!?? :(

My field work computer's HD has 3 partitions: First: Ubuntu 12.04 lst (~80 Gb) Second: Windows XP (~50 Gb) Third: Debian (~30 Gb) Normally during booting process I can choose between the 3 OS ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after updating from Windows 8 to 8.1

I was having Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 (dual-boot) on my laptop. Recently I updated Windows 8 to 8.1. From then on when starting the system I cannot see the grub (directly boots into windows). I ...
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problem installing and dual booting ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8 on dell inspiron 3537

I recently bought a windows 8 pre-installed dell laptop. I created a boot-able USB using LiLi bootable USB creator with 13.04 iso file for 64-bit (amd64) downloaded from ubuntu official site and ...
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Can I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) to 13.04 from a DVD [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a dual boot system. I upgraded my PC's motherboard to Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H motherboard. 12.04 no longer sees the network interface ! I now want to upgrade to 13.04. Is there ...
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1answer
31 views

Is it possible to upgrade Windows without affecting Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed on my computer. Even if most of the time I use Ubuntu, I would like to upgrade win7 to win8.1 (as student I have it free). I'm wondering if the ...
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1answer
50 views

How can I upgrade my Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I currently have an Acer Aspire dualbooting with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. I would like to have the advantage of Long Term Support that 12.04 provides and would like to upgrade the Ubuntu 10.10. My ...
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2answers
390 views

How to reinstate dualboot after upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I had a dual-boot setup of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. Initially the dual-boot setup asked for some tweaking as Windows 8 insisted on being UEFI started. But it worked lateron. ...
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1answer
104 views

Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 - effect on boot

I have a triple boot system: Ubuntu 12.10, Windows 7 & windows XP. When installing Ubuntu 12.10, following various on-line guides, I created a separate boot partition for Ubuntu so that the ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu broken after upgrade in UEFI dual boot setup. Howto reinstall

On my Asus N56VZ notebook I have a UEFI multi boot setup with Win7, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13. This configuration has been working fine, so far. However, a few days ago I decided to upgrade Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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1answer
185 views

Upgrading from ubuntu12.04 to ubunt 13.04 [duplicate]

now i have dual boot ubuntu 12.04 with win 7 in my system. how do upgrade 12.04 to 13.04? please suggest me an easy method to do it.thanks in advacne
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 Problem

I dual boot with windows 7 and used to have ubuntu 13.10 but had some errors so I uninstalled ubuntu deleted the ubuntu system and wiped the logical drive I had ubuntu on. But I still wanted ubuntu ...
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1answer
627 views

Ubuntu can't boot after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 without inserting a random remote disk/harddrive

The problem is so weird. I upgraded my laptop from 13.04 to 13.10. The upgrade went smoothly and I restarted the machine as required when the upgrade finished. After the restart, the grub menu was ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing on splash screen (boot screen) after upgrade from 13.04

I just updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using the built in update software. After the restart it asked me to do, the system is stuck, frozen on the splash screen (ubuntu logo with all circles orange, ...
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1answer
447 views

Upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using bootable USB alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using a bootable USB? S I have a laptop, this is dual boot, Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. I want to upgrade to 13.04 using bootable USB.
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Ubuntu failed to upgrade

I tried to upgrade using the update manager from the 10.04 LTS version to 12.10. When I started the upgrade I closed all the programs and started to upgrade and everything went well until the install ...
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1answer
108 views

Upgrading from Ubuntu 10 to 13.04 while maintaining Windows 7 dual boot

I have installed windows 7 and I have overwritten the GRUB with Ubuntu 10's GRUB. When I attempt to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04, it presents me with two options: 1. Remove Ubuntu 10 2. Upgrade ...
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162 views

Upgrade Ubuntu to 13.04 from 12.10 on dual-boot laptop [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 ? I booted from the 13.04 installation CD but I couldn't do the upgrade (no upgrade option was displayed). I have a laptop with a Windows 7 ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 failed

My computer had both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. When I tried to upgrade it to Ubuntu 12.10, firstly grub was not loading. and the grub rescue prompt was given. I ran the boot repair after which the ...
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after update (13.04) ended up with a grub.cfg that grub says has invalid commands

Installed ubuntu 12.10 on a Asus vivobook (X202E, but many similar models around) by resizing the original windows8 partition, disabled safeboot, and installed in EFI mode. this is my Partition table ...
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How to update Ubuntu on a dual boot system without internet connection?

I have windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.4 on my Lenovo G580. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04 without removing windows is it possible? Just to add WIFI/LAN do not work with Ubuntu 10.4 on my laptop due ...
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1answer
219 views

updating ubuntu while dual booting with windows 8

i have a machine that has windows8 preinstalled,i dual booted ubuntu 13.04 with it and everything is working fine, im a bit new to linux so had a few doubts.. when 13.10 /14.04 LTS is released, how ...
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problems upgrading from 12.04

I have three dual boot systems. This question pertains to an HP Mini-311-1037NR "netbook" system running an Atom processor with a virtual 2nd core. 2gig of RAM. Plenty of free HD space. Win7 is the ...
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Wubi Ubuntu Upgrade [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Linux and this is my only good computer. So I am asking this question just to be safe. Today when I started Ubuntu dual-booted with Windows Vista using Wubi it asked if i would like ...
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Updating to Ubuntu Studio

I would like to install Ubuntu Studio on my computer which has currently a dual boot Ubuntu_13.04/Windows_7. Surfing in the internet I saw that it is possible to upgrade Ubuntu to Ubuntu Studio. The ...
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0answers
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04 using minimal cd [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from 11.10. I don't have a CPU that supports pae, and from what I uderstood, that means I have to use the minimal cd. I am running a dual boot with windows XP,and I ...
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Can I Install Ubuntu on a older laptop with a intel pentium processor (which doesn't have pae)?

I currently have Ubuntu 11.10, and I finally decided to upgrade. So I downloaded the .iso file from the site (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit), and put it on a 2gb thumb drive. I booted from the thumb drive, and ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 with live USB on dual boot system

I have dual boot Win7/Ubuntu 12.10. I have a 13.04 live USB. How can I upgrade the 12.10 install from the live USB? I read previous questions here that answer this question - they all say that the ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed (interrupted) - cannot access Ubuntu

Ubuntu upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 -> failed (interrupted) and now I want to get my data back. Is there any way, without uninstalling the Wubi? How it happened: 13.04 decides to download around 1 GB ...
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1answer
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Problems upgrading dual-boot Win7/12.10 to 13.04

I have a home setup running dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.10. The way I have it set up is using the Windows boot manager to allow choosing OS at boot (Win7 is the first option so the kids can get to it ...
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374 views

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 affecting other systems

I'm quite new to using Ubuntu. I have a dual-booted computer, running Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10. I'm planning to get an upgrade to 13.04. In terminal, I know the command is "do-release-upgrade". ...
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1answer
241 views

Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen after upgrading from 12.04?

I'm new to the whole linux world. I had Windows7, so in order to not to lose it I made a new partition for Ubuntu 12.04. After the installation everything was good except a huge problem, my lapto has ...
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What happens to my Ubuntu when I upgrade Windows?

If I am only upgrading my Windows partition from Vista to 7 will it erase my entire drive and I will have to reinstall Ubuntu as it would if I fresh installed it? I currently have 12.04 and Vista ...
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1answer
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 while having Windows 7

I have Ubuntu 11.04 & Windows 7 dual-booting on my laptop and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04. I'd like to know whether this upgrade will damage my Windows partition. Is it safe to do so and ...
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1answer
291 views

grub boot order problems after update

My grub menu went through rather extensive changes after the last update. It started booting to my old 12.04 entry by default. Where this gets confusing is that there is no longer a 12.10 entry in ...
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1answer
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Is there anything I should be careful with when reinstalling Ubuntu on a multiboot system?

I have a Win 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 multiboot system on my laptop. I am planning to upgrade Ubuntu, but I'd like to do it with a CD and make a new installation. I am wondering if there is anything I need ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu installation (dual-boot)?

I'm posting this question because I have the intention to update my Windows 7 (damaged installation) to Windows 8 but I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have 220 GB ...
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2answers
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Uninstalling Ubuntu dual-boot bootrec issues

So on my laptop I am currently planning on uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04 so I can upgrade my Windows 7 partition to Windows 8, then install Ubuntu 12.10. My issue being that when I boot the Windows 7 ...
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1answer
243 views

Power failure during upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 resulting to desktop not working

While upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 due to power failure, the desktop environment is not working. It shows 12.04 but no icons are there. If I went through Ctrl+Alt+F1 it went into terminal in which ...
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I cannot boot into Ubuntu 12.10 after upgrade from 12.04.

I'm using Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. The upgrade went fine but after reboot I'm getting grub prompt that says grub> How can I get Ubuntu back without losing Windows 7?
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Unable to boot post upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04 on a dual boot PC

I have a dual boot PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Last night I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and since then I have not been able to boot because the PC goes into grub rescue with the error "File not ...
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1answer
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Upgrade is interrupted and my Ubuntu system is somewhere between 11 and 12

My upgrade have been interrupted with the following terminal warning. I tried to re-upgrade my system for many times, but the same thing kept occurring. the last 4 lines in terminal (during upgrade): ...
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No panels at all after upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04

After upgrading to 12.4 from 10.4 on an AMD64 the situation is as follows: After booting I see the Xubuntu logo splash screen and when I log in I get an error that there is a system crash somewhere ...