Questions tagged [dual-boot]

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Screen crahsing after Ubuntu dual boot

I've just installed Ubuntu as a Dualboot with Windows. Everything seems to be working fine, but after a few minutes of use, the screen starts to "melt" and then goes completely black. I had ...
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Found protective or hybrid MBR and corrupt GPT on USB drive after trying to install Ubuntu on legacy boot

Tried to reinstall ubuntu on dell latitude e7240 After turning my USB to a bootable device following the tutorial tried to install and got a "load kernel.." error tried to fix the error and ...
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Recover ubuntu data from hard drive in dual boot ubuntu/windows hard drive

My computer is broken so i want to remove the hard drive and place it as an external hard drive via Usb on anothercomputer. Is it possible to recover the data from the partition of ubuntu in a dual ...
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Fix for screen flickering during install

I'm attempting to dual boot Ubuntu 22.04 with windows 11 on my Lenovo Yoga 7i (I7 11th Gen/16Gb/Iris Xe Graphics). While installing it I have screen flickering issues that practically make the ...
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Windows 10 is corrupting UEFI Ubuntu grub boot entry

Background: Dual boot system, with Ubuntu 20.4.4 and Windows 10 Motherboard: Tomahawk B450 Max Storage: NVME 1TB ssd - split between Ubuntu and Windows CPU: AMD Ryzen 3600 Memory: ...
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Ubuntu SSD not showing up as a boot option after Windows install on another SSD

I run a laptop with a Windows installation and an Ubuntu installation, each on a separate drive. I decided to reformat the Windows SSD and reinstall Windows on it, but that seemed to have removed my ...
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"out of memory" error when installing ubuntu 22.04

I own a 2021 Lg Gram and have been trying to install Ubuntu on dual boot (wiht a USB drive).Every time i click "try to install ubuntu" or "Ubuntu safe graphics" i get the screen ...
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I have a laptop with 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD. The SSD has 2 partitions, one contains Ubuntu, I want to delete and add a 2nd partition to the first

I have a laptop with 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD. The SSD has two partitions. One partition has Ubuntu installed on it. I don't know about the second partition, but because of it I have a problem during ...
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Already got dual boot and want to change windows [closed]

I have dual boot ubuntu and windows 10, Those two are in two different ssd . Now i want to change my windows because whenever i try to switch windows from select options after staring my pc it shows ...
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Ubuntu won’t load

My laptop only had Ubuntu installed, but I tried to install popOS alongside it and now Ubuntu won’t launch. Now, whenever I try to run Ubuntu I get this error. clean, 552599/6111232 files, 7119295/...
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How to fix copy Ubuntul EFI file into an external drve?

I have quite an issue here so I've installed Ubuntu on an external SSD with 500gb.However Ubuntu boot loader or grub is installed on my internal drive along side with my Microsoft windows boot loader. ...
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Help with my sandbox using ubuntu [closed]

please I need help on how I can change my command line from super user to # to standard $. Thanks
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I have repartitioned my hard drive and installed Pop-OS. Now only the linux os is showing up during boot. How can I get it to see Windows? [closed]

I have a pc which was running Windows 10 and I wanted to create another partition and dual boot Pop-OS. I followed instructions to created a bootable USB drive and use Gparted to make a new partition....
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working

I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 22.04. I'm currently attempting to completely transition from Windows but have ran into a weird issue. Although I'm running a new Ubuntu and different hardware ...
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Windows 11 changes UEFI boot order every time [closed]

NOTE: I'm actually dual booting Win11 and Fedora 35, but the best fixes to this problem I found in the question "Windows 10 changes UEFI boot order every time" posted 5 years ago, so I ...
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Hard disk problem after installing Ubuntu dual boot

This happened after installing the Ubuntu dual boot. Since both OSs (Windows and Ubuntu) worked fine I did not do anything to fix it, but today the S drive, which was the same drive that Ubuntu was ...
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Increase storage of dual boot system using new drive

I have dual boot system with 240GB of SSD, that is equally divided between ubuntu and windows 10, now I ran out of spaces in both of the partition. I bought a new 240GB ssd and want to install windows ...
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Need help with Ubuntu 22 partitioning and install

I need to install Ubuntu 22 in legacy because of dual boot with win7. I have checked with test -d /sys/firmware/efi && echo efi || echo bios with the live cd and result is bios. However every ...
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setting up ubuntu (22.04) dual boot for first time

I was following the instructions of this video: https://youtu.be/QKn5U2esuRk I've got it on a pen drive with rufus, and I've got about 320GB unallocated space for it set up Was fine until I got to the ...
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Cant install Ubuntu, skips the window where it checks for operating systems and partition list is blank

As the title states, when I try to install Ubuntu on to my drive, for some reason it skips the step where it asks if you want to install alongside windows, erase the disk and install ubuntu, or ...
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Shared $HOME causes config conflicts between Ubuntu and Debian desktops

It is common to share /home mount and $HOME directories across multiple OSs, e.g. Ubuntu and Debian. The respective desktop environments (say, Ubuntu Gnome vs. Debian Gnome) try to share various ...
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I should set fsck manually every time my pc boot

I just messed up by Ubuntu permissions. I don't know which of commands I used is the problem:( after I see luck sign on all of the folder I have in my home restart my system and then just see grub ...
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Stuck at bootloop after dual boot

Situation: I'm stuck at a boot loop after trying to set up a dual boot on my Thinkpad 470 using a Rufus bootable pen drive and Ubuntu desktop LTS. Goal: Be able to boot windows. Details: I have a very ...
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Installed 22.04 Server onto a new (additional) SSD; now the original OS won't boot when its SSD is selected

New Ubuntu devotee here. My laptop came with 22.04 Desktop preinstalled; love it. I just added a few more SSDs and successfully installed 22.04 server onto one of them (leaving the original intact I ...
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update-grub: Generating grub configuration file ... error: failed to get canonical path...No path or device is specified

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 on a dual boot system with Windows 11. Everything works smoothly, but when I'm trying to install the Heroku CLI using the recommended script, I'm seeing the following error:- curl ...
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Which version of Ubuntu does my system supports? [duplicate]

I am using laptop having system specification of 4 GB RAM, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @1.70GHz 1.70GHz. Which version of Ubuntu does my system supports? And does it supports Ubuntu 22.04?
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"Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot" is Greyed out [closed]

Disclaimer : Complete Newbie So, I recently installed Pop-OS 21.10. The Wi-Fi hotspot option is greyed out. I understand that it's a long standing bug and one of the most common work around was to ...
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Can't start Windows 10 on dual boot [closed]

I just installed pop_os today on dual boot using systemdboot and whenever I try to select which OS I want to boot using the keyboard, PopOS automatically gets booted no matter what button I use. I've ...
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Error installing ubuntu on HP notebook

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my HP notebook and it keeps on failing. I first tryied installing ubuntu 21.10 and it kept on giving me an error that it failed to install grub. When I tried to ...
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Windows 10 grub entry broken after installing Ubuntu 22.04

I installed Windows 10. It worked. After that I installed Ubuntu 22.04. Now Ubuntu 22.04 works but when I select the Windows 10 grub entry and enter I get the error Setting partition type to 0x7 error:...
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Upgrade Ubuntu without access to current Ubuntu Install?

Installed MacOS and had to deal with partitions. While copying over an EFI folder, I overwrote my entire EFI, removing grub from said drive. I now have no boot loader, so no way to access the Ubuntu ...
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Black screen without cursor after choosing Ubuntu from grub

I have dualboot windows 11 and Ubuntu and when I choose Ubuntu from the grub menu it only displays a dark screen. Windows turns on normally. I was looking for an answer here but found nothing. I don'...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo V570 Windows 10 laptop

I'm an old UNIX user. I would like to install Ubuntu on my old Lenovo V570 laptop running windows 10. Which installation would you recommend? WSL or Dual Boot. Thank you.
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Some messages started appearing just before login screen appears while booting ubuntu 22.04

I'm aware that there's already a question similar to this: An unexpected message appears while booting Ubuntu 16.04 I want to say that my question is different because - This just started (or I just ...
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Moving home folder from Ubuntu 20.04 to new installation of 22.04 on a different SSD

I have two SSDs connected to my laptop. The old 500 GB Samsung has my Ubuntu 20.04, GRUB and partition for files. I have a new 1TB SSD also connected on which I want to install Ubuntu 22.04. The ...
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Extend ext4 partition with unallocated but with /boot in the middle

I have my computer with dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 and now I want to move it to have a single-boot with Ubuntu. So, using GParted I unallocated the windows partition and I want to extend my ...
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With MrChromebox in UEFI mode, possible to dual boot Xubuntu with Chrome OS?

I am new to this community. I have a Chromium Os current release (12 cgpt partitions) running with MrChromebox bios in UEFI. I can increase the size of unused partitions 6 and 7 to 10+ GB total, or ...
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installing ubuntu 22 on dual boot caused a fatal error

I had a laptop with dual boot. I had windows 10 and ubuntu 18.10 installed. I was trying to install ubuntu 22 in place of ubuntu 18.10 but while installing fatal error appeared. It said that it couldn'...
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End Kernel Panic not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00000100 - Ubuntu 22.04

So, after my laptop froze when rebooting on a new installation of Ubuntu 22.04 (dual boot with W11), every time I need to boot I end up with this message (cannot attach picture of the output for ...
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Can’t boot into windows after dual boot Ubuntu installation

I’ve just finished the installation of Ubuntu and after it reset my laptop has just been stuck in a boot loop I can’t boot back into windows or anything else other than Ubuntu, I can only “try Ubuntu” ...
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System enters GRUB menu after Windows 11 update

I'm using an Asus ROG Strix system, and I've been dual-booting Windows and Linux for a couple of months now with no issue. A few days ago, I decided to upgrade my system to Windows 11. After the ...
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I want to run Ubuntu with a split partition for windows [duplicate]

I'm running win10 4g ram 64bit on a lenovo desktop, hooked up with a 2tb portable hard drive. I just heard about lubuntu, and I've used puppy Linux about 20 years ago. suggestions? Microsoft and ...
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When i installed Ubuntu 22.04 alongside Windows for Dual Boot all of this happened and i didn't find any solution online to my problem

Hello everyone this will be a long story. First I installed Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC, then I wanted to dual boot it with Ubuntu 22.04. I allocated free space for it then I made a bootable GPT/FAT32 ...
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No setup menu for BIOS, no GRUB, no bootloader and order

I dual booted Elementary OS a month ago, and GRUB took over the BIOS. I formatted Elementary OS partitions and upgraded my BIOS of G480 Lenovo laptop to 62CN97WW(1.151). My BIOS is back. Additionally, ...
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added space to my root directory but i am still getting full alerts. why?

I was having full alerts about my root partition. I added 30GB to that partition using gparted and all went OK. But, I am still having full alerts. What's wrong? (base) amen@ubu:~$ df -h Filesystem ...
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Dual booting Windows 11 with Ubuntu on HP Spectre x360 15t

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I wanna dual boot Windows 11 which I installed later with Ubuntu I have HP Spectre x360 15t with NVME SSD EaseUS Partition Master CMD • I did specify some space for Ubuntu ...
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System boot problems

Yesterday I needed to take my computer to another house. After this when I tried to start computer, I see this grub rescue Then I found that I need change prefix and root, so I tried this and saw ...
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Concerned about a warning from Gparted that says resizing my drive may cause the OS to not boot

So, I am trying to resize one of my partitions (on my SSD) from 30 gigs to 50. GParted gives me this warning that says that failure to boot may occur if I try to move the /boot or C: partitions. I ...
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GRUB menu not showing after installing Ubuntu 22.04 LTS [Dual Boot]

I have installed Windows 11 in SSD1 and then installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS in SSD2 but on restart I couldn't see GRUB menu which allows me to switch between Windows and Ubuntu. I tried repairing boot ...
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Trying to run Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22 on a dual boot config on my new PC. But unable to get Grub menu on boot. I can't even boot into Ubuntu

I just built a new PC with a MSI Z690 Tomahawk DDR4 motherbaord and I have 3 M.2 SSDs installed. I'm using one as a windows 11 drive and I have installed Ubuntu 22 on a different SSD. But when my ...
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