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The reason why it still shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10 is that the file /usr/lib/os-probes/mounted/20microsoft does not contain the label for Windows 10, so during the os-prober detection of the OS it fails back to Windows 7. To correct this, you need to make the following changes to the /usr/lib/os-probes/mounted/20microsoft file: NOTE: Always ...


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You need to change the boot order on your laptop. The manual for your computer (HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15) says to follow these instructions: Shut down the computer. Press the ESC key and turn on your computer. Press the F10 key to enter your BIOS Settings. Navigate to System Configuration. Navigate to Boot Option Move the Ubuntu entry to the top of the ...


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You need to set bios to boot from the disk where Ubuntu is installed. Then run sudo update-grub in Ubuntu. You will have options in grub menu.


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If you have multiple installs using grub2, only one of them can be in MBR and controls booting. That usually is the last install. And you may have issues if you installed both originally to MBR of same drive. Grub remembers where it installed and a major update of grub will reinstall it. Or either or both installs may be updating grub. I like to document how ...


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If you switch bios to legacy mode, then the system will probably boot with no problems. But there is no 100% guarantee that all hardware of the new motherboard id properly supported by linux kernel. In most cases it should work OK.


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Dual booting with Windows is a bit tricky, but it can be done. Lost a day to do it :) Here are several resources that helped me: http://hgdev.co/installing-ubuntu-15-04-on-the-xps-13-9343-2015-a-complete-guide/ http://www.aconvolutedlife.com/articles/6 http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN297060/EN ...


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If you have successfully dual booted Windows UEFI with Ubuntu 14.04 in the past, you can use exact same steps to dual boot Windows UEFI and Ubuntu 15.04. There is no difference here.


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You need the Universe repositories to install gksu. Therefore Open Software and Updates and use the first tab Ubuntu Software and select the line Community-maintained free and open-source software (universe) After that, install the package via: sudo apt-get install gksu Now start boot-repair again. Or the terminal way: Open the file ...


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I managed to solve this through the windows 10 startup USB. I went into the command prompt and wrote the following commands: bootrec /RebuildBcd bootrec /fixMbr bootrec /fixboot Exit (src: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-master-boot-record-mbr-windows) That wasnt enough though, as I continued to fiddle with he troubleshooting menu in the windows 10 ...


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Installing Linux alongside Windows 10 is the same as doing so with Windows 8. This answer will provide you with the information to set up Linux successfully alongside Windows 10.



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