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In some cases it's only just a lock screen problem and easy to bypass: just try CTRL + ALT + F8. What is happening is that system is running properly, as one can see by login from CTRL+ALT+F1 virtual terminal (VT) or from a remote terminal, but the lock screen at VT7 , obtained by CTRL + ALT + F7 is freezed due to a light-locker screensaving program ...


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I got the same problem with a 64 bit Xubuntu install on my laptop. When I chose Ubuntu in the Grub - HDD LED blinks for a moment but then I can see only black screen. I noticed that I can run this instalation by chosing in Grub: Ubuntu advance -> recovery mode (I don't know english words cause I got my national instalation). When I see recovery screen ...


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Do you already have Ubuntu installed on this machine? How does it is partitioned? Don't know about Windows, but you could install grub on MBR. Copy this on a USB stick and boot it to see if you can restore your boot loader: https://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-repair-cd/


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in the first place, have you try running the live cd in your new HP? Try the application before installation could actually know if the system suits the ubuntu OS


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Grub Menu will appear if you press and hold Shift during loading Grub, then select the distro you want to boot into. More info HERE


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The information you showed was just the dmesg of the wireless configuring itself. Try pressing Ctrl + Alt + F7 Apart from this, it seems your system is fine (from what you've described) besides booting to tty1 instead of tty7.


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I recommend using GPT. If the installation creates an entry in the EFI's NVRAM, that entry may or may not survive unplugging the eSATA disk. This is true whether the disk uses MBR or GPT -- that is, it's throwing the dice either way. If you don't intend to boot the eSATA disk on another computer, it might be better to proceed as follows: Boot the Ubuntu ...


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I think the image iso is bad. Thought it was me... but after creating three toasters (I thought those days were long gone) I realize it is the iso file. The md5sum was identical.


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It seems Ubuntu doesn't like your hardware, perhaps video card. So the first task is to save documents from the hard drive. Good (and easier) idea is also to try different live Linux distributions, e.g. "Boot-repair-disk" (not for boot-repair, but to access the drive), etc. Another (and hard for a newbie) way is to try the way through a console (as long as ...


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I got some solutions for your problem.I don't know what tutorial or method you are following. First about the BIOS options you couldn't find. Its because of the version of BIOS. Every system has different version of BIOS. That's why you couldn't find those options. Second If you reinstall windows 10 all your files and data won't be deleted unless you ...


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You needn't panic, Alice. I know what term papers can be, right?! Firstly, did you keep the document file in a drive other than the one in which you installed the Windows OS? If that's the case, it will be safe if you reinstall Windows using the recovery disk. Secondly, regarding MS Office, you can use the key after you do a fresh install of the same after ...


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=> No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda. => No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sdb. So you don't have boot loader on the root partition of your hard drive and Number Start End Size File system Name Flags 1 1049kB 473MB 472MB ntfs Basic data partition ...


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Open a terminal, type sudo nano /etc/default/grub, and press Enter. In the file that opens up find the line GRUB_DEFAULT. Now the value of that line should be set to 0, change it to 1. Save the file pressing Ctrl+o, press Enter to confirm, and Ctrl+x to exit. Run the command sudo update-grub. The next time you restart the PC, if you don't touch anything ...


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I have used Photorec and have had good luck with it.


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The simplest way of getting Windows back as the only OS on the system would be to run a Windows install disc for your version or Repair disk ... If it is windows 10 you would select repair then troubleshoot then startup repair and that will restore the Windows Boot loader. The steps are basically the same for Windows 8/8.1 and 7 but off hand I don't know the ...


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I have Windows 7, and after installing Ubuntu 16.04, I never saw the Windows option in GRUB. Running this command worked for me: sudo update-grub


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Open a terminal after Ubuntu has booted to your desktop. Ctrl-Alt-t is the easiest way to open it. Open the grub settings file with sudo: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Go down to the blank line after #GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480 press Enter and enter GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep The position in the file doesn't actually matter, it's just most logically placed ...


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Installing the latest nvidia drivers and restarting made it work in the end. I also removed acpi=off from my boot parameters.


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HP UEFI does not allow to boot Ubuntu directly. The workaround is that: On boot quickly press the F9 key repeatedly. Then a screen will appear showing the various bootloaders available. If this screen does not appear try Fn+F9, else press escape and you will see a sceen with options to boot from EFI file or choose bootloader. If the Ubuntu options are not ...


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How would you use this ubuntu partition?! 20 gb root partitition 40 gb usr 15 gb var 10 gb tmp 15 gb swap 300 gb home 400 gb total


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Here are my observations: Your EFI System Partition (ESP) is small -- 94 MiB. In theory, this should be OK, but in practice, it might not be, particularly with an older (early 2010s) computer -- some early EFIs have somewhat flaky FAT drivers that don't cope well with sub-512 MiB FAT filesystems. Thus, you could try increasing the size of your ESP. I ...


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Please don't upgrade to 16.04 right now, as there is a bug issue, regarding installation of third party softwares.wait until they debug the said issue.Till then keep enjoying 14.04.


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Configuration File Structure The GRUB menu interface configuration file is /boot/grub/grub.conf. The commands to set the global preferences for the menu interface are placed at the top of the file, followed by stanzas for each operating kernel or operating system listed in the menu. The following is a very basic GRUB menu configuration file designed to ...


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I don't see the need to disconnect the drives. Install Windows first, then install Ubuntu. During the installation choose to install grub onto the msata instead the ssd, which would be default. (Probably '/dev/sdb')


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From the Arch Wiki for this device: When the SATA-controller is set to "RAID On" in Bios, the hard disk (at least the SSD) is not recognized. Set to "Off" or "AHCI" before attempting to install Arch. If dual boot to Windows is intended, follow 1 to work around the "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE" error. The same goes for an Ubuntu install, most likely. ...


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Install Ubuntu. Install Windows. Update grub boot loader: Boot Ubuntu from a bootable media like USB/DVD. Open terminal by pressing Alt+Ctrl+T. Enter sudo fdisk -l (to find X and Y)* sudo mount /dev/sdXY /mnt sudo grub-install --boot-directory=/mnt/boot /dev/sdX Boot Ubuntu from disk. Enter sudo update-grub. * X is the drive letter and Y is the ...


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The direct answer to your question is no. However, it is possible to achieve your end goal by installing Ubuntu (and thus GRUB) to the mSATA without the other drive connected. Next, install Windows to the other drive without the mSATA disconnected. Then connect both, and set the other drive before the mSATA in the boot order.


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First make sure if your Windows installation is either Legacy Bios or UEFI. If it's UEFI, then boot your Ubuntu installation media DVD/USB in UEFI as well. Continue with installation. Once the installation completes, log into newly installed Ubuntu, then sudo os-prober sudo update-grub reboot


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Your Boot Info Script output was generated from a BIOS-mode boot of an emergency disk, but all your OS installations seem to be in EFI mode. This suggests that your Compatibility Support Module (CSM) is active, which can wreak havoc with booting EFI-mode OSes, as described on this page of mine. Thus, I strongly recommend that you disable the CSM. This will ...


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On my system (mobo GA-990FXA-UD5 R5 I needed to add "iommu=soft" to the grub config file under GRUB_CMDLINE= there is a thread floating around somewhere about it, but this should resolve the issue with USB and networking ports working oddly. For the life of me I cannot find the source post of this :/ Also, if you have issues booting a live USB, you can ...


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Open up your Terminal and try this : sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer I had the same problem and it worked for me. Tell me if it works Banana out


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I've come across this question a couple times - this guide should help you with the general steps and replace the OS's. How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? From what I've read though it sounds like this is not the preferred process - rather installing windows then ubuntu - though someone far more technically inclined could explain ...


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Did you burn the iso file as an image? If you wrote it to the CD as a file, then when you insert the CD while in Windows you will see the ubuntu-stuff.iso as a file on the CD. If that is the case, it was not burned as an image. If it was burned as an image, then it may be your computer is not trying to boot off the CD. If you hold down the shift key ...


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To expand on oldfred's comment, it does look like you've got EFI-mode installs of both Ubuntu and Windows; however, the Boot Repair message you quote implies that it was running in BIOS mode. Mixing boot modes (BIOS/CSM/legacy vs. EFI/UEFI) is seldom a good idea. In your case, it's best to enter your firmware setup utility and disable the Compatibility ...


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I recommend you install Windows 10 first, then after installing it and making sure everything is functioning properly, proceed to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu can recognise a pre-existing operating system, and can hence include it on the bootloader, whereas, doing things vice versa maybe a bit challenging. Also, after using the way I'm advising, you can access ...


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probably corrupt way of making bootable usb. anyways. that is booting and installing Ubuntu. good, but not WUBI. wubi nowadays is not supported by Ubuntu Makers. so community made better & newer version! use this https://github.com/hakuna-m/wubiuefi/wiki go to the table and click on the thing for wubirelease for 14.04 magic!!


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Had to add a admin and user password before I could turn off safe boot. Grub 2 works perfectly now. Returned boot order to Ubuntu.


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Most blank screen on boot issues for me historically have been due to an issue with the nvidia driver or another proprietary driver. Some programs can interact in odd ways that cause the error i.e. wine. If you have nvidia-current installed you may try removing it to isolate the error. Can you get to the Ubuntu login screen or does it go blank before?


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If you just want to try Linux or have no resource-consuming tasks, a virtual machine is a good solution. If you still want to install Linux alongside Windows, you should have a separate partition. If Windows partition takes entire hard drive, you should back up all you data first, then check that you have enough free space and resize Windows partition ...


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Try to boot into the live cd (click try Ubuntu without installing) but pass the kernel this parameter: pci=noaer to disable PCIE Advanced Error Reporting. If you can get booted then you can try to find out which PCIE device is causing the errors. It is hard to tell from the video you posted what is actually going on in detail. You may also consider ...


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According to the bug report linked to from the guide this appears to be fixable either by setting AHCI mode, or using EFI. I've only played with even older Macs, but back in those days I used rEFIt to set up an easy dual-boot; these days the working fork of rEFIt is rEFInd. In the bug report folks mention just using grub-efi, which is another option for you ...


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So finally i figured out what the problem was. Its the 23rd time i installed(Yes i was counting :P) So it was all about fast boot , it was ON, i thought that fast boot option is available on the BIOS settings and in hp i was not able to see any such thing so i assumed that there is no such thing in HP :P But in many laptops its not in the BIOS you have to ...


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After days of trying, I finally found a solution to realize the dual boot. I am using a VAIO 13A and trying to install the Ubuntu 16.04 alongside the pre-installed Windows 7. If you have tried all the other solutions found in other posts but not yet succeeded, maybe you could try my solution. I have first tried the solutions provided in the following links: ...


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you just need install Boot-Repair for that put ubuntu CD and reboot the system and go to live mode and install sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair and then launch app you see this windows just click on recommended repair thats it for more you can see this ...


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Second, now I am using Windows, do I need to have a disk partition? Yes. The Ubuntu installer supports creating partitions, but using it to shrink your Windows partition might be dangerous. I would recommend you use the Windows Disk Management Utility that's part of Windows (see here). You can then use the installer to create your new partition. ...


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Ubuntu is completely free of charge. If you want to keep Windows and run Ubuntu, you will need at least one spare partition (or a new separate disk), and will need to install what is called a Dual-Boot system. On the installer you would need to choose the option to 'Install Ubuntu alongside Windows'. This is not always totally straightforward, especially on ...


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Ubuntu Operating system is free You will need to partition your hard drive in order to use Ubuntu and Windows on the same computer. Please see this video for instructions. You can. If you're referring to the same computer, a grub loader will be installed allowing you to choose which operating system you want at start up. You cannot run Windows applications ...


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First of all, is Ubuntu free of charge? Yes Second, now I am using Windows, do I need to have a disk partition? In general yes. Each installed operating system needs at least its own partition. Keep in mind: for testing Ubuntu or any other operating system it might make sense to check out a Virtual Machine like Virtualbox, VMware or similar. ...


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You are mounting this drive on a subfolder of /mnt. Your user must have read (r) and (x) permissions on both the subfolder and /mnt. However, resetting ownership of /mnt is not recommended. To avoid this issue, I would recommend you mount your drive on a subfolder of your home directory (/home/username/ntfs).


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Its very simple and works for me Insert Ubuntu cd and select try Ubuntu, connect to Internet. Open terminal ( Ctrl+Alt+T ), Login as root: sudo -i Find out your linux disk : fdisk -l Mount it: mount /dev/sdaX /mnt Recover: grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda



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