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Install on Second Hard Drive with startup boot option?

In theory, what I want to do is very simple, but I've done some google research and read some posts on this site and I'm still confused. I want to keep win7 on my primary C:\ drive, and install ...
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15answers
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How do I hide the GRUB menu showing up at the beginning of boot?

I stopped dual booting and I don't want to have to choose the OS any more. I want to boot into Ubuntu 12.04 directly without seeing the GRUB menu. How can I achieve that?
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7answers
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How do I set the grub timeout and the grub default boot entry?

In Ubuntu 12.04 (or above), how do I set the GRUB time and the default OS (that I see at boot time) as I'm dual-booting Windows (7/8) and Ubuntu (12.04 or above)?
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4answers
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Edit grub from Windows?

Now I'm not sure if this is on topic or not, but if not, I have no idea where to post it, superuser does not seem appropriate because this relates to grub, but I regress. When I restart Windows it ...
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2answers
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Can't I update Windows after having dual boot?

I recently dual booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my Asus fx503 laptop. My windows is installed on a 128 GB SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. If I update Windows, will it hamper Ubuntu or ...
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11answers
657k views

How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I installed Windows 7, which ate Ubuntu's boot file. When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get Ubuntu back?
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1answer
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How to temporarily remove dual boot? [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Is there any way I could temporarily disable grub so that it would by default boot into Windows 10. I would like to undo it when I need Ubuntu and the dual boot ...
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2answers
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How can I remove Ubuntu without affecting Windows so I don't have to choose an OS to boot at startup? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows but now I want to permanently remove it from my computer as I find it quite uncomfortable to have to choose which OS to boot at startup time. How can I ...
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1answer
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uninstalling Ubuntu Partition

I want to uninstall Ubuntu that I have partitioned on my hard drive. I want it uninstalled so that I can install the new version for Windows that allows for Dual Booting (alongside Windows) How do I ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 18.04 hanging at startup after updates

Okay, so I have been running 18.04 on my MSI GS63 laptop since it came out with no problems whatsoever. Today I went to shut down and checked the box "Install upgrades on startup" (not exact wording ...
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5answers
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How do I change the GRUB boot order?

I have both Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on a shared machine. Because a lot of the non-developers use Windows, I'd like to change the boot order to make it easier for them. Currently the boot order ...
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2answers
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How do I edit the boot order in the GRUB menu to have Windows first? [duplicate]

I have a dual boot on my computer of Windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The Linux boot is 1st and the Windows 2nd. I would like to reverse the boot order in the GRUB menu. I need to know the steps to go ...
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4answers
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Set “older” kernel as default grub entry

I installed a mainline kernel for testing purposes. I would like to set grub to boot from the older kernel by default. I know I can set the GRUB_DEFAULT=0 setting for the first page of grub but how ...
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0answers
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How to automatically boot into Windows instead of Ubuntu n times?

I need to do some necessary updates to my Windows system, but it is quite tedious to manually set the OS to Windows after each reboot at the grub menu. Is there a way to set Windows to boot n times ...
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3answers
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Ethernet Connection randomly disconnects after transmit queue 0 timed out

Description of problem: Ethernet connection gets disconnected at random apparently without any reason. I have tried the following command to restart my ethernet connection, sudo service network-...

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