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Trouble with booting to Win10 from Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my MSI GE60 2PE laptop. A few days ago, dual booting worked fine. Now when I choose Windows 10 in the GRUB boot menu, Windows tells me it needs to be ...
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Formatted Ubuntu drive now stuck in grub rescue

Yesterday I accidentally formatted the drive my ubuntu installation was on and now I'm stuck in the grub rescue mode. I initially installed ubuntu by suggestion from a friend several months ago and ...
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Help: Trying to make a bootable windows 10 USB using WinUSB but get error 256

Every time I try to create the boot using WINUSB, it come out with this error: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: block device ...
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windows Ethernet doesn't work after using ubuntu 16.04 in dual boot

I am using Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04 .each time I use ubuntu then shutdown and login to windows the ethernet doesn't work it shows errorone or more network protocols are missing on this computer . ...
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Issues with smb under 14.04LTS with Window Shares

I've been having issue with one of my Ubuntu installs and for life of me, cannot seem to trace what has gone wrong. Currently using XFCE on ubuntu but it dosen't seem to matter what desktop manager I ...
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How to restore Windows EFI partition from Ubuntu live CD

I was trying some stuff with my Windows UEFI machine and the Ubuntu live cd, and I deleted the EFI system partition, I have recreated the EFI partition, but I will need to copy the EFI system files. ...
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SSH Remote-Connect from Windows 10 to Ubuntu MATE 16.04 PPC @ light-dm

After reading some stuff (mostly outdated, unfortunatly) - I want to ask if there is a way to have ubuntu machine connected with a Windows 10 machine (both in the same Network, not connecting from ...
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I can ping my VBox guest OS, but can't access MS SQL instances within it

I installed MS SQL server within a Windows XP VM using Virtual Box 5. Then I configured the guest machine's network adapter as a Bridged Adapter. In my virtual machine, if I type ipconfig it will ...
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USB mouse problem in Windows after installing Ubuntu 15.10

Initially I had Windows 7 only and it worked for years without any issue. After installing ubuntu I started having problems with my Windows. If i boot into Ubuntu, then restart to windows - mouse ...
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Cant install, Unable to find a medium contai ning a live file system

I need help with the installation of Ubuntu so I bought 2 CD-R in one I put windows 10 64 bit, which apparently failed to install because of a burning error. but I installed Ubuntu correctly in ...
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Error 0AFF:3AE6 as well as graphic glitches on the icons while trying to run Windows 3.1 on VirtualBox

These same errors have been showing up when trying to install any 9.X Kernel based Windows Operating System. I'm getting annoyed, is there any workaround to this?
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Auto mount windows partition

I have windows partitions, I want my Ubuntu MATE to auto-mount them at startup, and I don't know how to do this.
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kvm virtio VM sound issues (windows 10)

I know this is an unRAID server but this is a KVM issue so that's why I am here. I got everything working so far except the sound. And I need it to work on my MainVM (Gaming VM) and an other VM. I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on primary partition 2/3 and toggle the boot-partition for dual-boot option

I'd like to be able to install Ubuntu on a primary partition on a 'mostly Windows' machine, so I can easily automate remotely selecting one or the other. So, I start with a basic Windows box, shrink ...
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Tried to use Ubuntu to Run hardware diag - Windows Partition now gone

I used my bootable Ubuntu thumb-drive yesterday to run Memtest86 and HD Check. Since then my Windows partitions on the SSD are no longer functioning - My computer will not boot and i can't figure out ...
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Dual boot installation problems

I see other people having this problem but not really getting an answer for my problem. I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on my laptop and I am trying to install the newest Ubuntu alongside it. I ...
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Ubuntu BusyBox Error Initrampfs Ash

Ubuntu BusyBox Error Initrampfs Ash I have this error on ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to know if it is possible to wipe ubuntu and install windows instead so that the error goes away I have windows ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB created in Windows 10 (Universal USB Installer)

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu usb disk from Windows 10. I've downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and created a bootable usb disk. But on boot simply nothing happened when I chose "Boot from the USB ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after unsuccessful upgrade, and the previous installtion either

I tried to upgrate to ubuntu 15 from 14 by "do-upgrade" in the terminal, however, it said that during installation there were errors (unmet dependencies) and a question "Press enter to continue" after ...
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Ubuntu for SQL database and windows clients?

I am currently running my small business with an Ubuntu 12.04 file server which houses an MDB (access) database for our ERP software (E2 ShopTech) along with various CAD/CAM files. We need to upgrade ...
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RDP connection with specifiing TSG-server

Need to connect to Windows 7 using rdp. I installed Remmina and rdp plugin for it. But I need to specify tsg-server for the connection. Where can I do it? PS: Same question in Russian.
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Does iMac 12-2 work with Ubuntu15.10?

I got a iMac 12,2 and i triple boot Ubuntu 15.10 with mac osx + windows. But I don't know what will happen if i put my AMD graphics installation. I got AMD Radeon HD 6770M. Is it bad or good? I'll ...
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Running Windows .bat file on Wine CMD

Can anyone make this batch (.bat) file run on Wine CMD?? http://www39.zippyshare.com/v/edG8msF3/file.html On Windows when i run it normaly it id displaying this text what is good: Voer programmalink ...
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Need to install Windows over Ubuntu without booting from USB/CD

Sometime back i installed ubuntu on my desktop, not knowing that i am creating problems for the future. Now i want to re-install windows completely instead of ubuntu, but my computer is not booting ...
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Dual Boot with Windows. No Install Media. Unetbootin?

I have a Windows 19 installation. I sadly have no flash drives or cds available to me right now. I found this article, but it is old and I want to make sure it would work. ...
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update-grub cannot find Windows 8.1 after Boot-repair

I am running Xubuntu by default and so i managed to install WIndows 8.1 on a seperate harddisk. After the installation finished up I could not boot into Xubuntu anymore. Even if I removed all ...
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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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installing windows 10 without using an USB or DVD

I want to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and booting the installation from the hard drive without using a USB or DVD, because I have some problem reading the installation from the USB and I dont ...
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Windows RT and secure boot

I have read that it is not possible to boot another OS on the Surface RT(1G), because of the secure boot. But I also read that certain Linux OS can be booted even if there is secure boot. So why ...
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Installing Nikon ViewNX-i via wine?

When I run the installer program via Wine I get an error massage that "This program does not run on your version of Windows". I tried all the different Windows versions in the Wine configuration ...
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Grub crashes when installing windows 10

I tried installing Windows 10 alongside my existing installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine till I rebooted my system for the second time. Firstly, the GRUB menu shows Windows 7 ...
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content present inside the window moving up and down when my mouse hover it

I recently installed ubuntu 15.14, my contents present in the windows were moving up and down when i place my mouse over it. UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER, MOZILLA FIREFOX, like many windows seriously made ...
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Windows pro 7 won't boot in dual boot setup

Have dual boot installed for 14.04.3 with Win7 Pro. Installed Win first, then Ubuntu. Before installing Ubuntu Win started and shut down correctly. Ubuntu starts and shuts down correctly but Win7 goes ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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Can't mount shared folders in Ubuntu Guest

With VirtualBox 5.0.2 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I have tried many solutions I found online and have not been able to mount my shared files folder. I have installed GuestAdditions, and I can login ...
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duel boot with grub not recognizing windows boot

I recently installed a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu on a new hard-drive (sdb), while still keeping the ancient(and corrupted) install of windows 7 running on the original hard drive (sda) as i ...
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Any way to run Ubuntu partition from inside Windows using VirtualBox?

I have a computer that dual boots Ubuntu and Windows but I've found myself needing to switch between the two more frequently recently. Having to reboot the computer to switch is a bit of a hassle ...
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WebDav server installed on ubuntu. Windows Map Network Drive Error Mutual authentication failed. The server's password is out of date on the domain co

My question is as following: I installed an apache2 service on my server and i activated WebDAV features on a folder so I can map a network drive from any OS. I can successful login and see the ...
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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Windows 10 update breaks grub

I have the exact problem as this thread: Windows 10 upgrade lead into grub rescue I wanted to comment on it but I am not allowed. I followed the top answer, and it worked, except for the last step, ...
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Problem in Installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS in Windows 7

I am trying to install the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS (downloaded from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) inside Windows 7. I have created the necessary partition using the "create and ...
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Does Ubuntu have a Windows SpeedBoost feature?

My computer only has 1GB of ram and I want to run a Minecraft Server which requires more ram. Can I use something like Windows SpeedBoost?
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15.10 - Linux computer cannot see windows computers on the network

My Linux computer cannot see the Windows computers on the network. It can see my NAS, and it can see Windows Network. When I open that, it sees WORKGROUP, but I cannot open it. I get this: Error ...
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How to mount an entire shared server? (and not each shared folder separately)

I have a router serving its USB attached drive through SMB. From a Windows machine, I can mount the root folder of the shared folder. On Ubuntu, following various guides, I am able to mount the ...
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Connecting to external Windows shares

I am having a problem connecting to Windows shares when I am not connected to my network. For example on my internal network I can connect to ajfhq and Ubuntu will connect and i can view my files. ...
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ubuntu gnome black screen

Whenever i boot Ubuntu gone off my laptop it comes up with a black screen and i cannot do anything. This has been happening for a while, the OS was working fine then i closed the lid of my laptop and ...
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Running SRSRoot in 15.04 (.exe file)

So I installed SRSRoot on 15.04 with wine, and when I try to open with wine, it just loads for about 5-10 seconds and doesn't open. This has happened with a couple of other .exe files. What's causing ...
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I installed 14.04.3 LTS with dual boot windows 10 and cannot boot windows

I get an error: cannot load image I need to access windows. Anything else that is needed to help, please let me know! Thanks!
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How to dual boot properly?

I have installed ubuntu 15.01 aside windows 10 on my laptop. When I attempt to boot with legacy first and select windows as the option, an error message shows that the boot failed. But when i usr UEFI ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...