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HP laptop Kubuntu/Win8 dual boot loader not working

I'm very new to Linux and this has been my first real experience with it aside from comp-sci classes. I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 alongside the stock Windows 8. To start, my laptop is an HP 2000 with ...
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Router cannot see the Ubuntu server VirtualBox on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 os on my computer with a VirtualBox Ubuntu server 14. Windows has access to the Internet and is visible on the router as an attached device 10.0.0.x. The Ubuntu server has access ...
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Grub Rescue Windows 8 & Ubuntu Dual Boot [closed]

I deleted 2 partitions on my hard disk and now, I am unable to boot my PC. The error showing is "no such partition" and a Grub Rescue command prompt appears. I do not have Windows 8 installation CD ...
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I am unable to see Windows 8 partition

I've installed Windows 8 on my Pavilion g6 laptop . Secure boot is disabled. I am able to boot from Ubuntu but unable to see the Windows 8 partition. I am able to see the whole HDD as available ...
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Is disabing Secure Boot needed for Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot with Windows 8 UEFI

I've read some guides on dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 8, but all of the guides I have read are about older versions of Ubuntu. They recommend disabling Secure Boot because there is a bug in the ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have tried many methods to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 but none of the methods worked. I receive the error message that says "no operating system detected".
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Uninstall-Ubuntu.exe doesnt start win8

I started to install ubutu 14 and then installition wasnt response so i closed my computer.Then i tried to install it again but it keep sayin that previous installition was detected remove it before ...
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Is my windows booting in UEFI Mode or Legacy Mode?

I want to Install Ubuntu beside Win8 (by this guide),but I don't know if my windows booting in UEFI Mode or Legacy Mode(and it's important to this guid(in the "DUAL BOOT ISSUES" subtitle). so.. how do ...
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Reading Windows 8.1 files from the Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to do these steps: http://www.wikihow.com/Access-Windows-Files-in-Ubuntu but it didn't work. Then i read here that deleting the hiberfile.sys will help, but it didn’t also. Instead, when ...
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Can't install windows 8.1 still goes to Linux [duplicate]

So I just brought Windows 8.1 full version and I can't boot into it I go to the boot menu and click CDROM but it still boots me into Ubuntu.
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I cannot boot into Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I partitioned my Windows 8 hard drive and installed Ubuntu in one of the partitions. Now I can’t boot to Windows, in either legacy or UEFI mode. What has gone wrong?
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Alternative to winsub? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a live USB for Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu 14.04. After a bit of googling I came to winusb. However, it is available only for Ubuntu 13.10 and below. I tried to manually install the ...
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Error while installing windows 8 along xubuntu on uefi [duplicate]

I was installing installing xubuntu when I accidentally deleted my pre-installed windows 8. To reinstall windows 8 I changed the boot mode to CSM (as windows doesnt show up in efi menu). On clicking ...
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Problems uninstalling Ubuntu/Grub on a Windows 8 Laptop

I have tried to uninstall Ubuntu on my dual-booted Windows 8 laptop and seem to be having issues with removing the GRUB startup thing. When it starts up, the GRUB "menu" just says, "GNU GRUB version ...
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Can't install Windows 8 on ubuntu PC [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to install Windows 8 along side it. But I can't boot from any live Cd or pendrive. My laptop goes into network boot and says- insert proper boot device and press any ...
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Ubuntu not detecting my Windows Partitions

I am trying to install Ubuntu [ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64] as Dual-boot in a my Windows 8.1 pro x64, through USB installation. But, ubuntu is not detecting the partitions which I've made for the ...
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HP ProBook 4740s - Win8 OEM + Ubuntu 14.04

Is it even possible to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Win8 OEM on this laptop? When I set UEFI hybrid and disable SafeBoot I'am able to boot from DVD with Ubuntu, and install, but I haven't found a ...
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14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition

I am trying to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 and 14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition it only finds my 12.04.
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Inside Windows 8 [duplicate]

Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows 8; can anybody help me? Is it safe to install Ubuntu inside Windows 8? I am not getting info about installing Ubuntu in Windows 8. In Windows 7 we can use Wubi, ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu 10.04 (dual-boot)? [closed]

I have two operating systems windows 7(32bit) and ubuntu 10.04(32bit) (dual boot) in my PC. I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 8. But I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 10.04. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Sony Vaio svf15213

My Laptop is Sony Vaio SVF15213SN. It comes with preinstalled windows 8 64bit. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit along with this windows by changing BIOS settings from UEFI to legacy mode. ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu along with Windows 8 in Sony Vaio

I have created a Live USB by following the steps provided in the Ubuntu page. But when I restart by pressing Shift key it asks me to choose an option. I select EFI USB, but then it starts Windows 8. ...
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DualBoot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on SSD + HDD

I have a notebook with 32GB SSD with Windows 8.1 installed and am thinking of installing Ubuntu 14.04 on dualboot, I have done a search online, but I'm still in doubt about which is the best way to ...
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Dualboot with Plop

So, I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 dual booted with windows 8. I don't like Ubuntu's boot loader, so I want to use plop instead. Just installing plop boot made it so I couldn't boot Ubuntu, and I had to ...
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Clarification on sharing NTFS and installing GRUB2 with Windows 8.1

I have a small amount of experience with installing Ubuntu (i.e. dual-booting on a Macbook and replacing Vista on an old HDD), but I am now planning on dual-booting my Asus laptop (currently running ...
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I have a CD to upgrade to windows 8.1. Is it safe? [duplicate]

I brought a CD to upgrade my windows 7 to 8.1 pro, I use windows 7 alongside ubuntu on my PC. So if I proceed with the upgrade will the GRUB get damaged or only the windows 7 erases and 8.1 gets ...
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Accessing OneDrive files on a ntfs partition from Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot on my computer, Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. It works great. There is one thing that puzzles me though. I mounted NTFS partition so I can see it in "Files" app and work with it normaly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install using Wubi on Windows 8.1 no preinstall

I have Dell laptop on which I have installed Windows 8.1. It is not pre-installed setup but I have later upgraded my windows to 8.1 version from 7->8->8.1. I was able to install Ubuntu 12.04 using ...
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can't boot back into Windows 8.1

i have ubuntu 14.04 lts installed on a live usb (well drive) Local Drive (E:) and i can get to try ubuntu no problem. but whenever i try to get to my real os (windows 8.1) it will just go to ubuntu. ...
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Cannot access windows after re-installing ubuntu on dual boot pc [duplicate]

I need help recovering windows 8 on a computer after re-installing ubuntu 14.04. I started with a brand new Lenovo G710 that came with windows 8 pre-installed. I wanted to dual-boot with ubunu, so ...
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Restore Windows 8 GUI Bootloader

I recently installed Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro, and Ubuntu 14.04 as a multi-boot on my pc with help from this page. Everything works great with the chainloading boot. I can boot into whichever OS ...
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Windows 8 not available in GRUB

I tried to install Ubuntu next to windows 8 (because I really don't like windows 8) but ubuntu lacks some of the things I need that I had on windows 8 for a class I am taking right now. Ubuntu is ...
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Recovery Partition in Windows 8 hogging space

Ok, I am trying Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I have used Ubuntu briefly when I had Win7 but that was many many years ago, and went by a lot easier. The issue I'm having is that Windows 8.1 has a ...
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Easiest way to move from Ubuntu to Windows? [duplicate]

For my study next year, my computer has to run Windows. It's a requirement. Right now, I want to get used to it a little more, so I plan on installing Windows preemptively. I'm currently running ...
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Internet isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04 as VirtualBox Guest OS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr as Guest OS in Vitual Box on Windows 8. But the internet isn't working in my Guest OS. Where is the problem?
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Problems recovering Ubuntu OR Reinstalling Ubuntu alongside Win8

I am trying to get linux back running on my laptop that has Win8. It used to run before I upgraded to Win8.1 but now, whenever I choose Linux in the boot menu it just returns some messages saying ...
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Windows 8.1 Partition not visible in ubuntu 14.04 installation

While configuring the partitions in installation of ubuntu, it didn't show any of the partitions I have made in 8.1, neither primary or logical drive nor unallocated space of 50GB (made for ubutu). ...
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How to install Windows 7 in a PC running Ubuntu 14?

I moved to Ubuntu 14 and love everything about it, that is of course until I recently got a job. It has a strict Windows 7 eco system. they do everything there and I personally am saddened but I need ...
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Windows 8.1 partitions not detected while installing ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 8.1 installed on my HP Pavillion m6 with three disk drives of 100gb,300gb and 200gb. There is an unallocated space of 100gb i have seperated for linux installation. When I try ...
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Create Win8.1 USB without WinUSB [duplicate]

I am in need of creating a Windows 8.1 Pro USB bootable. I've tried googling for solutions and all returned Winusb. Upon installing winusb, these errors shows up on the CLI input sudo apt-get update: ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7/8

I have a pre-installed windows 7/8 then I want to install ubntu alongside that and when I try to install I have not Install ubuntu alongside windows 7/8 option in installation (it's missing). How can ...
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boot-repair appears to work, GRUB does not appear

So I am a completely new to linux, bear with me here. I made a partition and installed ubuntu 14.04. I did not disable secure boot when I had installed ubuntu, though I have disabled it now. At ...
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Too many Partitions on drive, can't dual boot ubuntu alongside win8 on Thinkpad [closed]

I have a Thinkpad S431 with Windows 8. It has a 128gb SSD, and My partitions are WINRE_DRV, Windows8_OS, Lenovo_Recovery, 7gb Hibernation Partition. I also have allocated 20gb for Ubuntu. When I ...
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Can't get back to Windows 8.1 from seemingly dual boot to ubuntu

my laptop is pretty much brand new (bought it this January). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my USB or atleast I think I did (I'm not sure). Also, on startup, it doesn't ask me which OS I want and ...
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Problem with dual boot(14.04&8.1); Windows 8.1 not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my windows 8.1 machine using bootable USB. while installing I selected the same drive where windows is installed and got Ubuntu installed. after installation I can see ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from intercepting the super key when running VMware?

I am running VMware with Ubuntu 14.04. The host operating system is Ubuntu 14.04, and the guest is Windows 8.1 Pro. When I briefly press the super key from within VMware, Ubuntu displays the keyboard ...
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Not able to get Grub boot menu Dual boot Ubuntu Wndows 8

I'm using sony vaio svf series with windows 8.1 preinstalled. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot through the following link. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI After installation i ...
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Printing with cups in windows 8

I have a usb printer (HP officejet 100 mobile printer l411a) pluged into my Linux laptop with the ip of 192.168.0.11 I hooked it up with cups and selected share and the cups printer name is HP ...
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Widows 8 BCD missing with ubuntu dual boot

I had just installed Ubuntu in legacy mode with windows 8. I installed Ubuntu to a SSD and the windows os is on my HDD. I was able to use both Ubuntu and windows all day until I force shutdown my ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a Windows Laptop in Dual Boot mode-Please help [duplicate]

I have a Hp Pavillion Laptop with Windows 8.1 SL installed .I want to install Ubuntu in my Laptop with dual boot. I have downloaded the Latest Ubuntu iso. Please help in getting the step to ...