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You may be able to convert one or more of your existing primary partitions from primary to logical form non-destructively using my FixParts (fixparts, part of the gdisk package in Ubuntu) or with some third-party Windows tools (I have no specific programs to recommend, aside from the Windows version of FixParts, but I hear that some Windows tools can do ...


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If you want separate home directories but only shared access to "music, documents, videos, pictures" - then yes, I'd suggest to store them somewhere else (e.g. separate partition or disk) and use symlinks to access them. With the same UID/GID on both installs, no permission issues should arise. Except when one of the installs is e.g. using SELinux or some ...


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Try using Boot-Repair, it's a simple tool to repair frequent boot issues. 1- DOWNLOAD BOOT-REPAIR-DISK. 2- Then burn it on a live-USB key via Unetbootin. 3- Insert the Boot-Repair-Disk and reboot the PC. 4- Choose your language. 5- Connect internet if possible. 6- Click "Recommended repair". 7- Reboot the pc.


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You need to boot from a LiveCD / USB. Once you are booted to it, you need to open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T. Once your terminal is open, type in the following to get a listing of your hard drive(s) in your system: sudo blkid You might see something like this: /dev/sda1: UUID="A0F0582EF0580CC2" TYPE="ntfs" /dev/sda2: ...



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