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Help me, my boot time is almost 2 minutes

My pc has 32gb ram, ryzen 7 5800x3d, and 4070 super running Ubuntu 24.04 . Yet for some reason my boot time is 2 minute :( I'm new to linux so if theres any other info/logs needed let me know plz ...
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Accidentally deleted ubuntu

this is my first time writing here. I am running windows and ubuntu together on my pc. I was trying to install WINE on ubuntu but due to some issue my ubuntu file explorer got deleted. I googled the ...
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iwlwifi: probe of 0000:05:00.0 failed with error -110

I have a dual-booted PC (Ubuntu 23.10 + Windows). I recently upgraded the Win 10 partition to Win 11. WiFi on my Ubuntu install stopped working, with the following dmesg logs: May 18 12:46:56 arctic ...
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Dual Boot....Want to Move totally over to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I came back to linux and I dual boot windows/Ubuntu. On my laptop. After some months , I want to move totally over to Ubuntu. Is there a way I can , delete everything windows on my laptop, without ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.06 shows /dev/nvme0n1p9: clean, xx/yy files, aa/bb blocks [ 1.940937]

Installation of Ubuntu 20.04.06 went fine. I'm going with this version as ROS1 is officially supported upto this version. This error comes in (refer photo). I tried the following after reading other ...
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setting up second OS with Ubuntu

I'm looking to create a partition on my device to run two operating systems. I'm considering installing windows again, but keeping Ubuntu as the primary. When I try to create re-size my storage for ...
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Is it possible to save Internet links as .url instead as .desktop files?

Saving Internet links is easy. Just drag the address to a folder and let it create a shortcut. No problems on Linux. Now on dual boot systems with Windows and NTFS shares or Samba shares, this causes ...
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Grub rescue mode after formatting Linux Mint partition

I wanted to remove Linux Mint and replace the space left after by extending Ubuntu into it, and so I did through Windows 10. I believe that lead me to mess up big time as I can't edit Linux partitions ...
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Kernel Panic When trying to boot the iso to install ubuntu on wds with syslinux

I installed syslinux WDS system so i can install both a pre-made image of windows 10 and ubuntu 23.10 over the network with PXE boot, currently I am testing ubuntu so the iso is vanilla, but when I ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 boots into a black screen [duplicate]

FIXED I dual boot windows and ubuntu on my laptop from the same disc. I use ubuntu for most of my tasks and have windows just in case. Yesterday I turned off my laptop as usual and went to sleep. ...
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Booting from encrypted disk image on USB drive

I'd like to make a USB drive on which I can store a number of liveCDs (ubuntu installer for example). So far, I'm able to select an ISO in Grub, and boot from it. What I'd like to do is either: A) ...
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How to remove GRUB after uninstalling ubuntu without using repair disk? [duplicate]

I had recently dual booted my windows 11 system with ubuntu, but later realized that I no longer needed ubuntu, so I cleared up the partition disk but as a common problem the GRUB remains. So, every ...
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Delete One Linux 20.04 Partition, Cant boot into other

I was running dual boot 20.04 and 18.04. I deleted 20 and found that I get a message about a corrupted kernel. I tried to boot from a usb with 18.04 and I still got the same message. How can I fix ...
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The option to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 11 during instalation has disapeared

The first time I tried to install Ubuntu I was told I needed to turn off Bitlocker. I did that an tried to install again, but the only two options on the install menu were erase drive or manual ...
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Reboot shortcut keyboard not working after freeze

I have a PC dual boot Windows-Ubuntu. Recently the boot partition of Ubuntu stopped working and I installed a new Ubuntu system. Now my Ubuntu system freezes more frequently than before and after that ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu in a dual-boot machine (Windows 11 and Ubuntu 20.04): 'no arg' error

I have a dual-boot machine (Linux Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 11, x64 based, both in the same hard drive). I am mainly a Windows user, but needed Ubuntu as well for college. I had a problem due to lack ...
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"Reset System" when dual booting Ubuntu 24.04 LTS with TPM on

hope you're all well! I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E15 Gen4 with 2 SSDs (let's name them Primary and Secondary). On Primary I have a Windows 11 that came preinstalled with the laptop, the Secondary was ...
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Grub does not see LinuxMint when dual boot Fedora 40 and LinuxMint 24 on external SSD [migrated]

So I installed on my external SSD both LinuxMint 24 and Fedora 40. Here is how: Partition table of SSD: GPT and split my SSD in 500GB Ext4 and 500GB empty First installed LinuxMint on empty with ...
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Ubuntu: cannot boot with USB

I had Ubuntu installed on a separate disk from my Windows. The disk had both the Ubuntu and the grub. I deleted it directly from the Windows disk manager because I wanted to re-install Ubuntu. But ...
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Having problems with EFI boot [closed]

Long story short, I have a GPT formatted disk with several operating systems installed on it. There are 6 partitions: EFI, Windows 10, Mint, data, Centos, Debian. It used to be a usable setup before, ...
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os-prober will not detect windows at all

I have a computer with ubuntu22 and windows 10 installed in seperate ssd disks, and I have used dual boot feature for a while. However after reinstalling the ubuntu 22, I have lost ability to boot to ...
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Installation Errors with Ubuntu 23.04 on Dell Latitude E6410 [closed]

Hello Ubuntu Community, I am experiencing repeated installation errors when trying to install Ubuntu 23.04 on my Dell Latitude E6410. Despite following standard procedures for installation, I've been ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 shuts down after a few minutes

I've recently installed Ubuntu 24.04 on my new machine alongside Windows 11. Initially the installation went smooth (after updating my UEFI to the latest version) and the setup seemed to function as ...
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Ubuntu Installer Issue: Cannot Detect Windows Boot Manager

I'm facing an issue with my Ubuntu installer where it cannot detect the Windows Boot Manager. Despite having an NVMe disk detected and showing 476 GB of free space, I'm unable to proceed with the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on New SSD with Windows Already on M.2

I recently got a new SSD for my work and I want to install Ubuntu on it, but I already have Windows installed on my M2 drive. Is there any way to install Ubuntu without affecting the M2? I have never ...
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Ubuntu won't boot (dual boot with Windows on laptop)

So basically, yesterday I dual booted Windows 11 and Ubuntu. Everything worked fine, untill this morning when Ubuntu decided that it was time to stop booting. No error, no nothing... Just a black ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 doesn't show up as a boot option

I installed Ubuntu 24.04 on my ssd and it doesn't appear as a boot option anywhere. No grub menu shows on boot, and my boot manager doesn't see Ubuntu anywhere. I can see the files on the partition ...
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Windows and Ubuntu are recognized as installed in the same drive

I have 2 SSDs. Let's call the first one C and the second one D. When I installed Windows first on C and then installed Ubuntu on D, everything went fine. But I had to reinstall Windows for some reason,...
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Lg notebook after installing ubuntu i restarted but failed to find boot manager

15ud780-px50k, it is my notebooks serial number. I installed Ubuntu through USB and I restarted manually but failed to boot. Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed When installing usb, grub has ...
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failed to install ubuntu 24 besides windows 10 (dual boot)

I got this message while installing ubuntu 24 dual boot next windows 10 during this part of video https://youtu.be/LymF7Eyolf4?t=466
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Error opening radeonsi and swrast drivers on Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

I am using a dual boot Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. When running the code, the program displays an error: libGL error: MESA-LOADER: failed to open radeonsi: /usr/lib/dri/radeonsi_dri.so: Cannot ...
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Struggling with installing Ubuntu on my 2015 Intel MacBook Air

This is where I'm at, I've got free space and have tried to click next via a MS-DOS partition, but it isn't allowing me! Can someone please guide me through doing this/tell me what's wrong? I'm trying ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 on MacBook Pro 2011 - updated firmware in Discovery, now it won't boot

I run a dual boot Kubuntu 24.04 on a MacBook Pro 2011. I use rEFInd 0.12.0. Everything was running fine. Then Discovery popped up with new updates. I just installed them as normal. I noticed it was ...
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testdisk "unset' all the partitions on my device

I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu, and I was trying to recover data from my Ubuntu Partition, which was lost. So, I followed a tutorial on the internet and used testdisk for the task. I selected only the ...
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Cannot boot after Ubuntu 24.04 recovery mode

Please help me saving my data on my hard drive. And please excuse me as I'm not an expert in Ubuntu but can follow instructions. I have a lenovo ideapad 330 with 1 tera hdd that have dual boot of ...
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No sound in internal Speakers in Ubuntu 24.04

My configuration is Asus Expertbook D9450FA (Latest firmware installed) and clean installed Ubuntu 24.04 + Windows 11 (Dual boot) After Installation Ubuntu works correct, but when I boot into Windows ...
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Adding an SSD to Ubuntu laptop [duplicate]

I have a dual boot laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 11. I have a spare SSD at home and I would like to add that extra storage to my linux partition. How should I proceed? Is it enough to insert it ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an x86 Android tablet (Lenovo Yoga tablet 2)

Yes, as the title suggests, TWRP is in Teamwin recovery project. I dug out my old x86 tablet (a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2) the other day and wondered if Ubuntu could be installed on it. It has 16GB of SSD ...
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Ubuntu installer not seeing Windows boot drive to dual boot Windows 11 with Ubuntu Cinnamon 24.04

I have created a USB stick with the verified .iso of Ubuntu Cinnamon 24.04. I boot into Ubuntu and proceed to try to install. When I get to the disk setup step, I do not have the option to install ...
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Trying to install UBUNTU on Windows 10 PC

am trying to get away from Microsoft. I have downloaded your UBUNTU file, ubuntu-24.04-desktop-amd64.iso, and have used Rufus to install it on a thumb drive, successfuly. But when leaving it in the ...
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Ubuntu installer (20, 22, or 24) won't boot on Dell inspiron 3891

I can't get the Ubuntu installer booted on this Dell Inspiron 3891 - it gets as far as GRUB, but hangs (black screen) on "Try or Install" and also "Safe Graphics" chosen from the ...
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How to remove nvidia packages before already having ubuntu installed?

I've had a lot of trouble trying to dual boot windows 11 and ubuntu 24.04. Currently when I choose to boot from my USB drive with the 24.04.iso, for the first time, I get a pitch black screen when ...
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Options for dual-booting 2+ Ubuntu-based distros/flavours installed on the same disk

On a standard UEFI/GPT system, there is normally only one EFI system partition (ESP) per disk and OS installers put their bootloaders there. Ubuntu-based distros/flavours (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, ...
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How to resize the highlighted partition?

After reducing the size of 230.55 I am trying to add 151.45 to the highlighted partition (92.60GiB). In the image below, I'm logged into Ubuntu, and using Gparted. Can't find how to do this anywhere. ...
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why did this way to "repair" the grub after installing Windows worked?

I've read this answer here on how to repair the grub. In my case though, I accessed to the boot loader and put Ubuntu as first option to load. Then, Ubuntu prompts me to either use Windows or Ubuntu ...
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Why is my BIOS not detecting the hard drive where is Ubuntu installed?

I have an acer travel mate laptop with windows and I wanted to also have Ubuntu, so I downloaded the 22.04.3 image and used rufus to make a booteable USB. Then I proceed with the instalation in one of ...
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Windows 11 Fails to Boot After Installing Ubuntu Using autoinstall.yaml

Hello Stack Overflow Community, I'm encountering a recurring problem where Windows 11 becomes unbootable after I install Ubuntu alongside it using a custom autoinstall.yaml file. Despite careful ...
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Can't dual boot or run 24.04 on Intel Arc A380 - Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

I have an HP Spectre x360 Ultra-7/32/1 TB 14"(2024) with Intel Arc A380. I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 24.04 LTS with windows and get a loading ubuntu logo when trying to just press "...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen 5 not booting installer

I am trying to install Ubuntu 24.04 LTS in Thinkpad E14 and am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 22.04 LTS alongside Windows. My USB drive has a Ubuntu image, but when I try to initialize with a USB drive it ...
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Ubuntu persistently boots into error with blinking character. Ctrl+Alt+F(1-6) works only sometimes

About a week ago I installed a new SSD Ubuntu 22.04. While also dual booting it with another SSD containing Windows 11. Shortly after I began having issues at boot with an error and blinking character....
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