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You must install it fully under WINE in Ubuntu. That means grabbing your DVD or install files, and re-installing it from scratch while in Ubuntu. You cannot run it from your Windows partition. It requires access to registry values and other data in your local settings to even start, which are in the Windows registry. WINE has its own registry and "hard ...


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It seems that you have this worked out perfectly already: move some files from sda2 to sda3 to free up some space, shrink sda2, move and extend sda4 to the left, because it holds sda5 and needs to be extended first, move and extend sda5 to the left. “Moving Space Between Partitions” basically performs steps 2–4 in reverse, if you want a more detailed and ...


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There can be only 4 primary partitions, but there can be many more logical partitions.


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One of those max. 4 primary partitions can be an extended partition which in turn can hold up to 16 logical partitions. If you choose “something else“ as installation type, the partition manager of the Ubuntu installer lets you choose between creating primary or logical partitions: See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DualBoot/Partitions


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That really depends on what type of bootable USB you want to make. If you want to make a classic MBR, BIOS bootable Windows USB try this solution. If you want to make a USB to install Windows in UEFI mode, things are different: Apply a GPT partition table to the USB drive and format it as FAT32 using GParted Copy Windows files from DVD/ISO to USB using ...


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You seem to have EFI. In which case, this is a very simple fix: Enter your BIOS settings. You can usually get in by hitting the Esc, F1, F2, F7, F12, or the Del key. Check your computer's documentation for the specific key. You want to navigate to the "Boot Order" menu. Move "GRUB" to be beginning of the order, before the Windows Boot Manager. Save and ...


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In your case, install them in /dev/sdb. sdb contains all of your OSes and boot files, so it is the better choice. However, it really does not matter. GRUB works fine across disks, so you can install it to the other drive if you really want. I recommend an install to sdb though just for simplicity and ease-of-maintainence later on (esp. if you need to ...


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If you're concerned about excessive read/write with the /tmp directory, you can make it so that /tmp is a filesystem stored exclusively in RAM as per this comment: How is the /tmp directory cleaned up? I've never heard of permanent writing having adverse effects on an SSD - it's excessive writing that really has the effects. In your case I think your best ...


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According to the specifications there is a hybrid SSDHD built into this laptop. This means SSD access is integrated with the hard drive's firmware and should not be controlled by the OS. You will be safe to just use, partition and format your 500 GB hard drive and rely on the engineers of that drive to give you optimum performance from the integrated SSD ...


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No, some boot loaders like Windows' rely on the boot flag, because it simply passes control to the partition boot sector. But Grub does not require this; it knows which partition contains additional grub modules and the config file and loads them based on that information rather than the presence or absence of a boot flag. If you run the bootinfoscript it ...


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Ext2Read works well. It can also open & read disk images ( eg: Wubi disk images) Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2/ext3/ext4 files. It now supports LVM2 and EXT4 extents. It can be used to view and copy files and folders. It can recursively copy entire folders. It can also be used to view and copy disk and file However, ...


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Indeed it seems that your boot records and managers are only on the external drive. Normally they are on the internal drive. You should create a Boot Repair Disk and boot into it. It is a handy disk to have anyway. While in the BRD system, first use gparted to make sure that your internal drive has an active partition with a boot flag set to it. Then ...



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