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Write support for HFS+ in Linux is very experimental and disabled by default. You cannot write (that includes permission changes) to such a file system without jumping through some hoops and risking the integrity of your data, but I you don't need to either to perform a backup. Since the files on the OS X file system belong to another user as the default ...


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do you try Windows Boot Genius from http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com/windows-boot/, I just found this system fixing tool on Google, it is said that it can fix all Windows system errors including black screen, I am not sure, you can try


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Things magically started working about after creating an empty FAT partition of some 200MB as the first partition and doing nothing more after that. I was in the process of creating an EFI partition just as a test. Despite of what the BIOS was telling me about being in Legacy mode instead of UEFI, I wanted to make sure for myself. For some strange reason no ...


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I would suggest using ReFind as your UEFI manager and discard grub altogether. I purged grub off my system and have been using ReFind to select between Windows and Ubuntu. You don't need grub because the Linux kernel itself acts like a UEFI application and can be booted without using grub. Much cleaner as I don't need grub as a middleman to boot my Ubuntu. ...


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Enter the BIOS (usually F12, Delete, F2, or something -- look for "Setup" on the boot screen) or the boot menu. From the BIOS go to the Boot tab and move USB to the top of the list (usually F5 and F6 keys). Then, reboot and it should boot from the USB stick. Once the USB boots, there should be an option for boot recovery on the first menu. Click that and ...


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You'll need Your Windows boot DVD. Boot up on that DVD, and select Boot Repair. This will remove GRUB and restore the windows boot loader. If you would like to continue using Ubuntu on that machine, make a Live USB stick, and boot up off the stick whenever you would like to use it. You can even bring use it on other computers and bring all your settings ...


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Try using this line in the Terminal: sudo nano /etc/grub.d/10_lupin As I'm not that familiar with using Vi to edit text, Nano was a little easier for me to edit. just press Ctrl+o to write the file Ctrl + x to exit when you're finish with it, and when you're back in the terminal, enter sudo update-grub


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As a new linux user, I'd try reinstalling Lubuntu-desktop packages first. Let the machine boot into Lubuntu. When you get to the point you see the desktop background and can move the mouse, press CTRL ALT F2. This should bring you to terminal #2. (Graphics environment is on Terminal 7 (F7)) Login using your regular details and you should get a regular ...


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Decrease the swap use (very important!) 1.5. This is especially noticeable on computers with relatively low RAM memory (1 GB or less): they tend to be far too slow in Xubuntu, and Xubuntu accesses the hard disk too much. Luckily, this can be helped. On the hard disk there's a separate partition for virtual memory, called the swap. When Xubuntu uses the swap ...


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To make a live usb you can download a tool called unetbootin for windows, mac ,and linux download the flavor of ubuntu you like my personal favorite for gaming and work is UbuntuStudio 64. once you have the UbuntuStudio.iso burn it to disk or use unetbootin to make a bootable usb. then with disk or usb insterted reboot the machine at bios change boot order ...


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Actually, there is another way to create bootable USB drive with the "Disks" utility. All you need to do is "restore disk image" using the iso file as the source image and you're good to go. If you need more help... Open "Disks" utility. Choose the USB drive from the side. Press the little "stop" ( ■ ) button. Delete all file systems with the minus ( - ...


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bootup your live cd install boot-repair by sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo sed 's/trusty/saucy/g' -i /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-trusty.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && (boot-repair &) install grub via following instructions in there


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If you haven't installed Ubuntu yet, You could also use the advanced option during the installation process and select the target device for the bootloader as /dev/sdb (which is your hard disk). You will have to configure the other options too, but I don't think you will have a problem in configuring them. A simple google search for each option will present ...


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Check this post on AskUbuntu! Here is a page on the official Ubuntu website with BitTorrent There is an option in the install process which lets you choose the partition you want to use to install Ubuntu on. Normally it's the last.


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You can move its HDD to another machine, install full system or just grub, then move it back. Linux have all drivers, so in most cases it will boot without any problem. Another way, by using USB/IDE adapter, if you can't mount in the other machine or not allowed. With Grub2 and enough RAM, you can setup Grub ISO Boot. So you can install new system without ...


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I could not find convenient solution to this problem. I run Ubuntu 14.04 and that helped to me: sudo mkswap /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-swap_1 You can then mount your swap using: sudo swapon -a That's it. After restarting your machine you should've swap mounted, because it should've been already configured in /etc/fstab.


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This looks like bug #1091464. Turn off secure boot, and you should be able to boot Windows.


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The error says that the windows Boot Configuration is missing. Follow the instructions at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927392 to repair your BCD. But I'm afraid you need a Windows disk to do this.


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Get the latest release of the boot-repair cd here and burn it to disk, boot off of it and then follow the instructions here. Recommended Repair will usually do the trick. I've rarely had to use the advanced options. Further information is available on this page.


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Was having the same problem and while looking for the AHCI compatibility setting in the bios I came across one that stated something along the lines Restrict OS installation. The options being Windows/Other. I switched over to Other and presto! Have a close look at all your bios setting as it may be this simple!


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Seems that if I write exit twice, my computer boots into Windows. However, that doesn't really fix the problem -- I want my computer to only boot into Windows. How do I take grub command line out? Thank you


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Edit file with text editor program by adding pci=noacpi parameter into syslinux.cfg file in syslinux directory (/syslinux/syslinux.cfg) on your USB. Example : (Before) label live menu label live - boot the Live System kernel /casper/vmlinuz append file=/cdrom/preseed/custom.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet splash -- (after) label live ...


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Have a look at Plop Boot Manager. It's a very small ISO, which you can burn to CD or USB, from which you can boot it. Besides other things, it enables you to boot some devices which your BIOS can't. E.g. I use it to boot an Ubuntu USB on computers without the support of booting from USB devices. Before you boot Plop, make sure that USB Legacy Emulation is ...


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The part of your question that said "While using my laptop to install Ubuntu onto a USB hard disk I mistakenly installed the boot directory onto my laptop C: hard drive." gave me some hope that you might have only corrupted your Windows bootloader and the rest of your Windows operating system and files are unchanged. There is a free bootable live CD/USB ...


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I find this output normal: $ sudo strings /sbin/init | grep HOME XDG_CACHE_HOME XDG_CONFIG_HOME Upstart is capable of running session jobs - when you login (via a desktop session), it starts an init process specific to your login (note the second init): $ pstree -ps 3545 ...


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I have the exact same laptop, and I found the following: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19595872 Basically, add the following two lines to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist dw_dmac blacklist dw_dmac_core That fixed it for me, and now it works perfectly. While I'm here, I'll mention that I had problems with the screen ...


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I just did the same, but it worked perfectly. Did you move the start of the windows partition or removed or formated any of the other partitions during the ubuntu installation? If you have a windows DVD, you could let the windows dvd repair the efi boot sector. After that you can use the ubuntu live cd to install grub again. This way it should work because ...


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You can just install Ubuntu on virtual box or VM workstation. or you can turn your physical windows machine into a virtual one using VM workstation and can smoothly dual boot. One other thing that you can do (but i think it's too advanced is to try booting using V Sphere and then work on multiple OSs). I hope this info helps.


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After several tries to fix the problem or find out, what the problem is, i have now reinstalled with the actual Ubuntu 14.04 image and all is working now. Unhappily i can't say, what the problem was :(


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I don't know if ISOs can be used directly for an NFS root. Here's how my setup is: Ubuntu ISO mounted at /tftpboot/live/trusty /tftpboot/live/trusty exported for NFS. A pxelinux.cfg entry that looks like: LABEL live menu label Install ^Ubuntu Live KERNEL live/trusty/casper/vmlinuz.efi APPEND initrd=live/trusty/casper/initrd.lz root=/dev/nfs boot=casper ...


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That unknown partition is the windows system reserved created by the Windows 7 or 8 when doing their respective installation. It is approximately 128 MB for system reserved stuff, which includes part of the installation process and booting. You do not want to delete that partition except if you want to remove Windows completely. The flag shown in the image ...


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Alright, I got it to work. There were some glitches at first, but all was sorted out. I had to do the following: Choose "Something Else" Menu Install everything to formatted 250GB Drive Go through setup process Fix GRUB timer and default timeout choice Do a bunch of reboots for updating various files and stuff Accidental HDD unplug while shutting down Hard ...


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I was getting "Boot Error" with usb bootable of Ubuntu 12.04. Then I repeated making the image again and tried in another machines then realized it's my machine problem. There are a couple of posting about this issue but not helped. I am not very sure what causes or 100% works this way. I just played around the usb setting in bios. Then it worked. My ...


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Run this command in a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+F1 key combination at login prompt if needed to enter text-mode Ubuntu/console): sudo update-grub Reboot and see what next. If you still have problems after reboot, visit this page where you'll find some official guide for Ubuntu repair with the installation media. Make sure you still have Ubuntu ...


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I have continued to beat on this and have it working, though it is not pretty. I put in a if-pre-up.d script, and took OUT the eth0 device from /etc/interfaces (which is the device I want to configure). Then when this fires (which may be multiple times), I manually configure eth0 with ip command lines (e.g. ip addr, ip route, etc.). I also write the ...


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Boot into ubuntu on a live cd/usb Add boot repair disk Open Terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo sed 's/trusty/saucy/g' -i /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-trusty.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair Run Boot Repair Application Select Recommended repair option Reboot and select OS you ...


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"efibootmgr is a userspace application used to modify the Intel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) Boot Manager. This application can create and destroy boot entries, change the boot order, change the next running boot option, and more." sudo efibootmgr -v will return a list of your present boot entries. For example: BootCurrent: 0000 Timeout: 5 seconds ...


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When grub start windows, everything shall go on win7 hands... so I think the problem start before. It's a graphical problem, so I let grub work in no grafical mode at all: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only) GRUB_TERMINAL=console sudo update-grub if don't work, I shall look bios setting looking to ...


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In Ubuntu try opening a terminal and typing: sudo update-grub When I install ubuntu on my computer with Windows 7 already on it, it never detects Windows 7 until I run that command.


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This must've been asked a million times on the site, but some quick searching didn't reveal the questions I know are here. The short answers are: Windows likes to pretend it's the only OS in the world, so installing it will always break any existing OS installs (next time, install Ubuntu last). Windows will never recognize an ext4 partition (but Ubuntu ...


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if you are using windows 8 or 8.1 you might want to disable fast start-up, go to this link to know how to disable it: http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-disable-or-enable-fast-startup-in-windows-8-1/ if you are using any windows and you are switching to ubuntu after hibernate or improper/forced shutdown then first boot to windows and restart windows, instead of ...


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It seems you have mixed BIOS and UEFI booting. Windows seems to be installed in UEFI mode (only 64-bit Windows can be installed in UEFI mode) Disk is in GPT style (has EFI system partition + MS Reserved) Linux is installed using MBR booting (disk has special BIOS/MBR booting partition) =============================== Easiest solution: delete BIOS boot ...


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Try taking a look at /etc/default/grub file. Open command line (Ctrl + Alt +T or Ctrl +Alt + F1), and type cat /etc/default/grub . Specifically, at this portion: Try altering GRUB_DEFAULT , GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT, GRUB_TIMEOUT, GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT just like mine. Also, /var/log folder has quite a few logs that can help you troubleshoot issues. ...


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If you're using the same USB you used to install Windows with to try and boot Ubuntu Live CD are you sure you formatted it before burning the ISO on it?


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You can't unmount a partition that your using. If you have to Ubuntu disk, pop that in and boot into the live environment (try Ubuntu without). Then open gparted, and partition your drive yow you want. Then shutdown, and insert your windows 8 install disk. Make sure you click the customize option, and choose to install it to the correct partition. When ...


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You can download the drivers directly from Intel here. This should correctly install the drivers for you. Some users have reported an issue with the URL of the repository the installer adds to your system. To fix it see here.


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Download Gparted at http://gparted.org/ (it is free) . If "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows is missing" u need to have a logical partition to install Ubuntu alongside. Boot with USB or CD with Gparted on it, and make the necessary changes.


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Sorry to hear Ubuntu didn't work out for you. Ubuntu is able to install apps, and it's actually easier once you get the hang of how it's different to Windows. If you're determined to return to Windows though you'll want to repair your boot loader. To do this you'll need to install boot-repair. After running "recommended repair" and rebooting you will be ...


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A Temporary solution I usually rely on is "Super Grub2 Disk" Download the first "Recommended download". Burn the ISO on a CD (I think Brasero Disc Burner comes default with Ubuntu). Boot the PC off it (Like you did with Ubuntu CD during the installation). Choose "Everything", then choose your windows installation. If this works, and the windows is OK, ...


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Having the same error message on an old PC after a kernel update; 3.2.0-69 still works, 3.2.0-70 does not. I suspect it is caused by the fact that the 3.2.0-70 files in folder /boot are located above the 128 GB limit imposed by many an old BIOS. I used filefrag to get an idea about the physical location on disk of the files involved. Just guessing here: ...



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