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That's exactly why the "Install Ubuntu alongside X" option in the installer exists: To allow you the usage both of your existing system OS and Ubuntu. So you won't lose anything if the installation goes right. When you want to install Ubuntu on another disk, select "Something else" instead of "install alongside". You have to manually set up where to install ...


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Its very much likely that you might have extended your partition over a partition that didn't have enough space, so you might have overwritten some data. However, thats not the only case. Probably nautilus is failing to pick up the C: drive. So, for starters, try accessing disks as a superuser, that is, Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal, and type in: sudo ...


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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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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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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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