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Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
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Access denied to Windows partition on Ubuntu 17.04 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 17.04 dual boot with Windows 10. Now I can't write data to my local disks from Ubuntu. I have only read access. Please help me to fix this problem.
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Dell XPS 13 9360 Dualboot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04

EDIT: don't do what I did in this question, check out the answer section below! Screen shows up with this after running Ubuntu from grub64efi: gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't detect Windows 10

When I try to install Ubuntu 16.10 from a USB stick, the installer does not detect the presence of Windows 10. I would like to dual boot. Since I am a beginner, I have no idea how to make partitions. ...
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How to set grub as the boot manager?

I recently bought a new HP computer, it is running on Windows 10 and I installed Ubuntu 16.04, but everytime I turn on the PC it goes straight to Windows, so how can I fix this to set up grub at the ...
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Can't change the owner of a folder

I want to change the owner of a folder. The path to to that folder is /mnt/8A30AA8B30AA7DB7/Books. I want to take the ownership of that folder to change the permissions. The folder currently belongs ...
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Dual boot - what happens with “Install alongside windows” ??

I was directed here from https://www.reddit.com/r/Ubuntu/comments/5qowau/dual_boot_what_happens_with_install_alongside/ Here's the question I posted there: I'm following on line guides on how to set ...
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How to determine FS type of windows partition

I just purchased a hp probook 450 which came with pre-installed Windows 10 pro. I shrank the main partition in order to create a ubuntu partition with dual boot (ubuntu 16.04). This has worked fine ...
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Windows 10 does not boot after Ubuntu 16.04 installation

Can someone please give me a hand? I had a fully functioning Windows10, then decided to install dual-booting Ubuntu and now the system boots into Ubuntu, but I cant get back to my Windows. I have ...
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Mounting Windows partition inside Ubuntu (dual boot)

I have dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu, and when I open the Files application, I can see the Windows partition in "+ Other Locations" (99Gb Volume), but I cannot see it under /media/user/: First ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't see my SSD partitions when installing alongside Windows 10

I bought a new laptop that comes with Windows 10. When I get to Installation Type it gives me this: fdisk only sees my USB drive. Windows disk management looks like this: I have successfully ...
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(Fresh-)Installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.04, can't dual boot and GRUB is gone

Today I decided to do a fresh install of everything on my desktop computer. It has been dual-booting windows 10 together with Ubuntu 15.10 for some time now. I first installed Windows 10 and made ...
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Can't boot Windows 10 after Ubuntu 16.04 was installed [duplicate]

after installing Ubuntu 16.04, when I choose in grub startup menu to boot in Windows 10 it restart PC but loop again in grub start up menu. I tried - boot repair (to correct it - "recomended change") -...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 18.04 takes too long to install

I'm a newbie to Linux and tried to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Desktop (link). I had 25.1 GB of free disk on C Drive and followed this tutorial to install it with my USB drive. After entering the ...
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1answer
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HDD partition is read-only despite 'rw' flag in fstab

I have a problem with mounting my HDD. I have Kubuntu 18.04 running on my SSD. Also, I have Win10 on the HDD. Now, I try to mount one of HDD partitions (not the one with Win10 system). But it mounts ...
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GRUB and os-prober unable to detect Windows 10

Allow me to give some context first. So I was a goof and being a complete Ubuntu noob I deleted UEFI partition shortly after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I then booted back into Live CD to do a ...
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Dual boot windows 10 crashing

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10.I have lenovo g50 series 64 bit laptop. The BIOS mode is legacy supported. The grub didn't show windows 10 after installing Ubuntu so I updated grub....
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Install Ubuntu 18.04 alongside two Windows 10

My computer setup is: 1- SSD 120GB 1- HDD 320GB 1- HDD 1TB I have two partitions on SSD of Windows 10 (one for work, another for games/testing/whatever) and I want to install Ubuntu on my 320GB HDD. ...
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Access Windows Partition with Read and Write Access from Ubuntu 18

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside Windows 10. I can access the Windows partition and can read the files. But I can't create any files or folders in that partition. All the options for "Cut", "...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 18.04 Server unable to see Windows 10 OS as dual boot

My machine config: Threadripper 1950x 16-core + Gigabyte X399 aorus 7 32GB DDR4 Samsung NVME 960 512GB UEFI mode with GPT partition scheme Windows 10 Pro + Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS ...
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16.04 Boot Repair not working

Using my Ubuntu USB backup, connected to the internet and followed instructions to download, install and run Boot Repair via Terminal. From Terminal to run okay the first time but got message about ...
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Ubuntu won't detect Windows 10 during installation

Ubuntu 18.04 won't find Windows 10 UEFI. There is no "Install alongside Windows Bootloader" option. I have to keep UEFI on so I can boot to Windows 10.
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Grub error, 'error: cannot load image' Windows 10

Getting an error when I try to log into Windows 10 using UEFI Tried using boot repair. Here's an image of my screen: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5XCHgvGCotnREFCUUpia2UyMTA And the output ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing Windows 10

I've got a Dell Inspiron i5559 which is about a year old. I have been trying to get Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 10, which I already have on my laptop. However, every time I try to install it, I ...
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1answer
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Trying to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu (or just linux in general) having problems

I shrunk my harddrive and freed about 120 gb for ubuntu thats the easy part. Backed up Windows 10 just in case of catastrophic failure. So I have an odd problem to me idk if its just Windows 10 ...
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How to change ownership and permissions of automatically mounted HDD

I have a 128GB partitioned SSD with Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 installed, and I want both systems to use the internal 1TB HDD (which has one NTFS partition) for data such as the Downloads, Pictures, ...
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Trouble with Windows 10 + Ubuntu 16.10 [duplicate]

Basically I've been using windows 10 on my hard disk (this is a laptop) and booting in kali linux with a usb stick from time to time, but since I realized I liked Linux a lot I decided to try a dual ...
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 can't get into Ubuntu now

I have installed Ubuntu using a DVD alongside Windows10, but now if I startup the PC, it will automatically boot into win. On the internet I found out, that if win is installed in UEFI mode, and ...
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no root file system defined

I'm getting the error message No root file system is defined: I am getting nothing on this table and when I click +, -, or Change, nothing works. When I click the Install Now button, it says No root ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10, partitions not showing

I would like to boot ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10 which I did a clean install of after deleting all partitions on my hard drive. I made a bootable USB stick with the iso using Universal USB ...
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1answer
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Installing (Dual-Booting) Windows 10 on a system with Ubuntu 16.04.2 installed (UEFI) [duplicate]

I recently purchased a laptop with Windows 10 on it. I attempted to then install Ubuntu alongside it by taking a USB and using a tool (E.G. Rufus) to burn the necessary Ubuntu installation packages. ...
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Why is “GRUB location” unavailable in Boot Repair UEFI mode?

I've been trying to dual-boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu and facing a lot of challenges with the fact that Windows 10 automatically boots in UEFI mode, and not wanting to reinstall Windows to support ...
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Ubuntu installation: no partition is displayed except /dev/sda

I am on windows 10 (Upgraded from 7). Trying to install ubuntu but at the 3rd step it just shows /dev/sda. I actually have 4 drives and unallocated space. Live boot from USB drive shows the partitions ...
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Unable to resume Windows 10 after hibernation in a dual boot PC

I left my PC turned on last night, in Windows session, and when I returned home it was off (I guess it was because of hibernation). So I turned it on again, logo of BIOS appeared as usual, GRUB ...
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“Install Ubuntu alongside windows 10” option missing during Ubuntu 16.04.1 Installation

I have Windows 10 64 bit installed on my HDD of Dell Inspiron 5559. When I booted from my USB to install Ubuntu at a point it detects that windows 10 is installed in my HDD but doesn't give an option ...
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Cannot boot. Error: failed to open \EFI\BOOT\grubx64.efi-not found

I have a Sony Vaio dual-booting Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10.This all started when my Windows partition started to act up and would hang on booting (after I selected it in the GRUB menu, it would show ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 17.04 and Windows 10 NTFS partition marked as bitlocker

I have a Thinkpad laptop with Windows 10 and a 1 TB drive. I have repartitioned the drive to have a 150GB Windows c drive; a 90GB EXT4 partition with ubuntu 17.04 on it and a 700GB NTFS partition for ...
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Installing Ubuntu with windows 10. free space problem

I have windows 10. I have primary partitions in windows and I did some shrinking on one of them and made a 50 GB free space. I wanted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on this, but when I get to the ...
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Cannot create a linux partition in GParted because of warnings and minimum size and maximum size are the same

I have a 64 bit system with a 500 gb hardrive and 8 gb of RAM. I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04.2 and Windows 10. I used universal USB installer to mount GParted live 0.28.1amd64 and when i boot ...
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Windows not showing in GRUB

since yesterday i'm stuck with the dual boot. I can't see Windows 8.1 in the menu. The problem started when I removed Ubuntu from the windows disk manager, so I reinstalled it for solving it. Now I ...
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Dual boot with Windows 10 on Lenovo Ideapad 100

So I am trying to dual boot with Windows 10 and I am doing fine but here it says that my computer has no OS. And I clearly have Windows 10. What is the problem and how to solve it? I know how to ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't detect Windows 10 nor its partitions

I recently became owner of a HP EliteBook 8460p laptop with Windows 7. I installed Windows 10, overwriting the previous version. So I tried to install Ubuntu 16 too like normal, but when I get to the ...
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1answer
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How can I reinstall Windows bootloader? [duplicate]

I dual booted my system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.0.4. I deleted the Ubuntu partition and now on booting the system says error : no such partition and grub rescue>. I searched for the solution ...
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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Gparted can not list disk percentage usage (Ubuntu 16.04 )

I have a hybrid hard disk : === START OF INFORMATION SECTION === Model Family: SandForce Driven SSDs Device Model: KINGSTON SV300S37A240G User Capacity: 240.057.409.536 bytes [240 GB] ...
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Performance issues with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I'm new to linux. I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my USB 3.0 external hard drive. The problem is that Ubuntu takes a long time to boot. Also, when I try to reboot, it gets stuck at the Ubuntu ...
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Windows 10 missing in grub2 menu

I did install Ubuntu 18 on my Yoga920, which had a Windows 10 system already on it. I made some space to create two new partitions (/ and /home) to the exiting ones (Windows, Windows Recovery, Lenovo ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 fail to recognize my second nvme ssd

I've just purchased a second NVMe SSD for my laptop(which has dual m.2 slots both support nvme), planning to install ubuntu 18.04 onto it alongside windows 10 (which is installed on the first ssd). ...
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GRUB ERROR: MINIMAL BASH-LINE EDITING IS SUPPORTED

I was using Ubuntu with an Internet connection when, while shutting down, the prompt asked if I wanted to update Ubuntu. I checked the option to allow the update. The next time I opened Ubuntu, it ...
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Acer Aspire T3 710 Ignores Boot Order

Just bought a new Acer Aspire T3 710. It comes with Windows 10, but I had asked the store and they said it could install Ubuntu. Got it loaded up and plugged in my USB to install Ubuntu (new download ...

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