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Bootable device not found after clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 UEFI on Acer

I have a single boot Acer laptop where I performed a clean installation of Ubuntu. After boot it shows a bootable device not found error. I tried running boot-repair and when it finishes it says ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 16.04.3 & Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have just bought an Acer Aspire laptop with Windows 10 installed. Wife wants Windows but I prefer Linux. Had dual boot with Win 7 before and it worked well. I know it did not go well with Vista. ...
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Installation freeze at GRUB2 on Acer TravelMate Spin B1 B118-RN-P7XQ

When installing Ubuntu on my Acer TravelMate Spin B1 B118-RN-P7XQ the installation stops/freezes when installing GRUB2. When I then reboot the notebook (so the installation is not complete) I get to ...
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installing ubuntu on acer failed

I have used pendirvelinux (http://www.pendrivelinux.com/) to install Ubuntu on another computer, but when I boot the computer this pops up: 'default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert ...
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EFI Partition not detected after ubuntu install

I have finished installing ubuntu on my SSD. Before Installation, I set up the disk partition to gpt with GParted. During Installation, I have done the following partion: /dev/sda1 EFI 500 MB /dev/...
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problems dual booting windows 10 & ubuntu MATE 16.04.3 [duplicate]

I'm on win10 64bit on an ACER laptop and I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu MATE 16.04.3 alongside it. However on startup it still always boots into windows. System info says I'm booting windows in UEFI. ...
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Ubuntu will never boot or finish install. Freezes at “grub2” (even with boot-repair) shows not bootable device

(http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/6P8bhRK5Gr/) I am working on a Acer Aspire ES17 which previously had windows 10 installed. I want to remove windows 10 completely and use Ubuntu. Using Rufus i made a ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 from bootable USB (dual boot)

I've been trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 64 bit. I've burnt the iso image into a USB stick (with Rufus) and disabled fast boot and secure boot and changed the boot order but when I ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu but just keeps needing to reinstall it

So I have an acer aspire laptop. The original hard drive stopped working and I am using now a 500GB HDD that is in working condition. The laptop is less than a year old so everything else is fine/up ...
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Ubuntu doesn't want to install on my acer spin 1 (sp111-31)

When trying to install Pop!_OS, the installer gives on error about halfway through the process. It says I can find what went wrong in the tmp folder but there is nothing in there. I have also tried ...
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i installed Ubuntu on an acer laptop, and only windows recovery shows up

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an acer laptop, and after a successful installation I hit reboot now, and now only Windows 10 recovery appears with error code 0xc0000225. when I try to set the hard ...
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no bootable device on aspire one series AO1-431

I currently installed ubuntu on my aspire one cloudbook 14 series AO1-431. It installs successfully but when the installation finishes and asks do you want to reboot now I click the reboot now remove ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not booting after dev/sda6: clean,

Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N, dual-boot with Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 20.04 yesterday, and it worked well, but after a restart today, there was a black screen and the following information: /dev/sda6: ...
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“Try Ubuntu” menu appears after installation on Acer Aspire ES 11-131 - without live USB I get “no bootable device”

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire ES 11-131 laptop. I choose to Erase Windows 10 and install Ubuntu. My laptop was way too slow in Windows 10, so I just wanted to get rid of it. My ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS alongside Windows 10, but now I can't find it or boot to it [duplicate]

I finished installing Ubuntu 16.04.3 alongside Windows 10. I made sure to turn off Hibernate and Fast Shutdown on Windows, made my BIOS UEFI and unsecured. When I boot I still can't find Ubuntu. I ...

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