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I believe it still is a video issue. And boot parameter for grub is nomodeset with nVidia, but different parameters if booting with Intel. Can you set which video chip you boot with? See this After using Boot-Repair I cannot change screen resolution You test alternative boot parameters at grub menu using e and scroll to linux line. Replace quiet ...


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For sure, there is a safe way to hide an entry from rEFInd boot menu. I would suggest you to use "dont_scan_files" or "don't_scan_files" parameter in "refind.conf". To add the EFI file to hide in addition to the default ones, you may use the following: dont_scan_files + NameOfTheEFILoaderToHide.efi For more details about the configuration of rEFInd Boot ...


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First of all Back Up Your Data Before Making Changes to Your Partitions. Since you have windows 7 I am assuming you have a typical partition scheme with a standard MBR and old school typical BIOS and none of that fancy new mBIOS stuff (or whatever it is). With that said, I would recommend you download the Ubuntu iso, make a live DVD or USB following the ...


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If you can boot from a live disk, you can install grub to a USB to essentially function as an MBR. Here's what you will need . . . An ubuntu live disk DVD A blank USB formatted to FAT32 Now, Step One Insert the live disk and boot or reboot into a live session. Insert the USB drive Unmount the USB Drive by clicking the eject arrow in nautilus or the ...


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I just had this same problem and solved it by removing my ~/.cache and ~/.config/xfce4-session folders. After that I just ran 'service lightdm restart' so it would repop the session choices and my normal Xfce desktop was there.


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Such a situation can come if the installation is stopped midway. Good news is that all your files are safe there. Also, during update all the required files were already downloaded to your laptop (otherwise installation would not have started.) So, now you just need to complete the installation process. First, Ctrl+Alt+F1 (or F2, f3, f4 anyone is fine.) ...


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Please forget everything you ever knew about boot loader installation, at least with respect to the computer under discussion. You're trying to apply BIOS assumptions to an EFI (non-BIOS) computer, and they don't apply. (Yes, I know that most people, and even manufacturers, refer to EFIs as BIOSes, but that just causes confusion. See Adam Williamson's blog ...


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Setup grub to boot into windows by default, with a 10 second time-out. The you can choose Ubuntu, but if your parents just wait out the 10 seconds, it will boot into Windows. A good editor for grub is grub-customizer, which you can et from a launchpad ppa After installation of Ubuntu, open a terminal window ctrl+alt+t and enter the commands sudo ...


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Regarding point 2: Ubuntu installs GRUB, a bootloader that runs right after the system's BIOS that will normally list the options to select what OS you're going to be booting. In your case, it probably only detected the one OS (Ubuntu), so it displays just an icon for a second or so before booting into Ubuntu right away. If you hold shift right between ...


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Boot from an Ubuntu live DVD/USB and repair the boot partition filesystem with fsck. fsck is used to check and optionally repair one or more Linux filesystems. In a default Ubuntu installation, if the manual partitioning option was not selected in the Ubuntu installer, there are two partitions, root and swap, and the Grub bootloader is located on the root ...


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I would suggest you try to boot with the boot-option nomodeset instead of quiet splash in the grub menu.


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I have 2 computers one with the newer EUFI type BIOS this computer boots just fine with Xubuntu 14.04; However, when I installed it on my older computer with the older BIOS I noticed the computer hung for around 45 seconds before it finally loaded. I tried several solutions before I found the trick that worked for me. To fix the problem I opened the ...


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I'm not shore if it's helpful, but it wasted five minutes of my time, and made me install Gparted. If you use "Disk Utility", option to change the file system is not accessible via "single gear" button in upper part of the window, but via "two gears button" in the middle of the window. "Single gear" button allows only formatting in the same file system.


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An additional important point if you want both Windows and Ubuntu to be bootable through EFI: When you select the Installation Type of "Something else" and then get the screen that allows you to do partitioning, select the EFI partition (e.g. /dev/sda1, not /dev/sda) for "Device for boot loader installation". This is allows GRUB to work together with EFI. ...



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