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All of the memory will be dedicated to the virtual machine when it is started. (I recommend that you buy more RAM if you want to use this VM regularly though.) It is enough to just press Delete. That will delete the virtual machine entirely from your system. Oracle VM VirtualBox is easily the best choice for running Windows 8.1 in a virtual machine. Just ...


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Boot with Ubuntu Live USB. Install Ubuntu somewhere. Boot with Ubuntu, open Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the command sudo update-grub Now restart your PC. You should see both Windows and Ubuntu options at GRUB boot menu. That's all the help I can provide with the information you gave, hope it helps!


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Linux should support hyperthreading and virtualization (in probably all mainstream AMD/Intel processors): Virtualization - You can use various programs to virtualize, such as VirtualBox, Gnome Boxes etc Hyperhtreading - it working should show twice the amount of CPUs in system monitor, to check in more detail this post may help You should be able to test ...


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First, your teacher was wrong in saying you can't have two EFI-based OSes on a single hard disk; there's no problem with such a configuration. In fact, once you understand the rules and the quirks of your particular computer, it's generally easier to install more OSes on an EFI-based computer than on a BIOS-based one. Those two caveats are important, though; ...


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Run the command sudo os-prober If the output shows you Windows then you are in safe. So From your booted Ubuntu system, use the following command in a terminal: sudo update-grub This should help. If the problem still then from the windows recovery console: bootrec / fixmbr Then bootrec / fixboot then update-grub again from your Ubuntu


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dont try boot repair try to update grub once you log into ubuntu type this grub2 update it should fix your problem if that wont help you its most likely of stupid way windows comes preinstalled on laptops ourdays you will be able to fix it only by reinstalling windows and ubuntu, id say going over boot menu is not that big of problem


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Found the problem!! Out of the total 100GB partition I made, I used 2GB swap area and made another root partition for the rest of the space for Ext4. My problem was, at the drop down, to install the linux loader, I kept checking the sdb which is my HDD. But my windows 8 loader was on my sda. Even though you want to put linux on a different hard drive than ...


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To resize/shrink a partition or volume in Windows, open the Disk Management tool. This can be found through a simple search in the Start Menu search bar. Once you open the tool, either select an existing volume/partition to shrink/resize, or select unallocated space to create a new volume/partition with. If you choose to make a new partition, you will be ...


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I just dealt with the same problem... Maybe it will help somebody: I was getting this error when I clicked TARGET DEVICE and INSTALL, but if you click OPTIONS and SHOW ALL DEVICES and then you select your TARGET USB drive, it works... or at least it did in my case. Of course my drive was formatted as NTFS! EDIT: At the end of process error appeared, but ...


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I started winusb from console: sudo winusbgui then winusb detect my pendrive correctly, and I succesfully copied the Windows 7 installer to my pendrive (Ubuntu 14.10).


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I faced the same problem with Dell Inspiron 15 3542 with Intel HD 4400 graphics. GRUB_TERMINAL="console" Enabling the above line in /etc/default/grub solves the problem but disables the graphical grub and presents a basic text based Grub screen. Mismatch in the resolution of graphical grub and windows boot screen appears to be the cause of the problem. ...


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I had the same issue with my GTX 750 Ti. I was able to resolve it with the following steps: Add nomodeset to bootloader (How do I set 'nomodeset' after I've already installed Ubuntu?) Run the following commands in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-346 Restart computer ...


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Have you tried using Windows to resize the partition? I have done this several times with Windows 8.1 and it works very well. It will tell you, if resizing is not possible.


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You can. Yo have to choose "Replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu" in "Installation Type" step.



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