Questions tagged [dual-boot]

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Ethernet cannot connect

I don't have external WiFi and ethernet is my only source. I can't copy and paste anything since I am on a MacBook at the time of writing this. My other PC is running into this issue (Ubuntu 20 + 21). ...
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black screen after grub-install --force

I have a dual boot pc. In my Ubuntu partition I was stuck in grub rescue mode. Following some answers on here I was able to grub-update and grub-install my ubuntu partition. My Ubuntu partition have ...
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what should i do about black screen?

I just install ubuntu dual alongside windows 10 when the installation end I restart my computer and select ubuntu to run but I came across a black screen what should I do?
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Ubuntu 20/18 & Windows10 dual boot with AMD & NVIDIA cards - stuck at boot screen and not finding drivers

I've recently bought the ROG Flow X13, which has the AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 with Max-Q, and comes with Win10 pre-installed. I followed usual Ubuntu dual-boot installation ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Mac pro laptop problem

I am trying to install ubuntu on Mac Pro laptop. I faced an installation error when I boot from (USB). I am not familiar with the Linux yet, any one know how can I solve the problem? I attached a ...
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No disk space error on newly installed 16.04 [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10, I created a partition of roughly 150GB for it but after a few hours of usage i get this error: The volume filesystem root has only 0 bytes ...
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Using Ubuntu to Reinstall Windows 10 Using GRUB2 and no USB

I want to remove Ubuntu 20.04 from one of my computers and reinstall Windows 10. I have downloaded the Windows-1909.iso. I do not have a USB drive that is large enough to use the Windows ...
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Kubuntu battery drain even with TLP

I was exited to try kubuntu in dual boot with windows 10. But it makes my battery life less than windows 10, even with tlp installed and windows charge capped at 60%, low brightness and prime-selec ...
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Stuck in grub prompt after installing Windows in VM and removing it

After I installed and uninstalled Windows in VM(in Ubuntu 20.04) when I rebooted my laptop , I am stuck in the grub prompt.I looked into this but set root=(hd0,1) insmod linux insmod normal normal ...
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Is Windows Update a concern with a Win 10 / Ubuntu dual boot in 2021?

I just set up a Windows 10 / Ubuntu dual boot on a Dell XPS laptop. I have had no major issues so far with the dual boot, but I have seen some concerning posts online about Windows 10 and/or Ubuntu ...
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Permissions Issues after co-installing 21.04 along side 20.4.02

I decided to install 21.04 using default Ubuntu-guided install along side 20.4.02. During the install I resized the original partitions to afford equal space to the two systems, and then ran the ...
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GRUB command line problem

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my new computer (alongside Windows on a seperate hard drive) (I got an error before rebooting that said I might have to reinstall some packages manually (or ...
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Grub loading command line instead of menu

I installed Ubuntu on an external hard drive and have Windows on my internal hard drive. Everything works fine until I get up the next morning and all of the sudden I'm stuck on the grub command line ...
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why there are so many boot loaders after installing refind on dual boot

After installing ubuntu 20.04 alongside with win 10 and rEFInd, I find only leave 2 icons on the refind menu (win + ubuntu). My initial uninstallation of Grub failed with a dependency error. Below is ...
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Stuck after grub-install failed

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 21.04 in a dual-boot set-up with the Windows 10 Pro that came on an old Asus Q551LN. First I "reset" Windows through its wizard so that all docs and apps are ...
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Installing Ubuntu and Making it Work on 2021 brand new PC [closed]

For many years I have been a fan of the Linux environment, especially Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu. I bought a new laptop in January, an HP-17z-ca200 laptop that I had customized by HP. Here are the ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu or windows after installing ubuntu

today I installed ubuntu alongside windows 10 using something else Option, and got an error unable to install grub on /dev/sda fatal error After installation And after I rebooted, I can’t see grub ...
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Screen goes black with unmovable mouse after installing Nvidia drivers

I installed Ubuntu dual-boot with windows recently and my second monitor wasn't working so I installed Nvidia drivers in the additional drivers menu because apparently that would fix it. When I ...
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which distro has thumbnails in file upload

is there any linux distro that shows thumbnails in file upload dialog any help will be appreciated
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Problems with Installing Ubuntu on Windows 10

During my download I selected to erase disk and install Ubuntu, but I am unable to proceed to the next window after I press install now! I have virtualization enable on my Windows 10 I also am using a ...
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Ubuntu running slow: buying another storage device for HP Zbook Studio G3 to create some extra memory

I am new to Ubuntu Linux and for my full-year project, I just installed version 20.04 on my computer alongside Windows in dual-boot mode, which I need for ROS. However, I have faced many problems so ...
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MacBook unable to power on after installing Ubuntu

I set up a dual boot of Ubuntu today (following this tutorial) and now my MacBook won’t power on. I hold the power button for as long as possible and nothing happens. However, I’m able to get some ...
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Error when booting Ubuntu

I just downloaded Ubuntu. I used it a couple times and it worked fine. Although I just tried running it, and it did not run as wanted. I got these errors: efi: Failed to lookup EFI memory descriptor ...
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Dual-boot issues

Pretty new to the stuff still. I dual-boot windows10 with ubuntu 20.04. About 3 weeks ago I had start having issues where It'd boot me into win10, not into GRUB. Running a x64 system. I had tried ...
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Ubuntu & MacOS BigSur dual boot driver problem

I'm using BigSur(MacBookPro 13 inches 2020 with two thunderbults) & Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot now, but in Ubuntu there is not any driver.I am not able to use keyboard, touchtab, wireless adapter now. ...
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Removing Windows from dual-boot of HP Zbook Studio G3 to create some extra memory

I am new to Ubuntu Linux and for my full-year project, I just installed version 20.04 on my computer alongside Windows in dual-boot mode, which I need for ROS. However, I have faced many problems so ...
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Dual Boot computer can reach sites under Windows, but not under Ubuntu

I have a dual boot system: Win-10, and Ubuntu 20.04. Under Windows, I can ping and get web service from everywhere. Under Ubuntu, I get response from some site, but not others. I boiled the problem ...
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Moving GRUB from main drive to an external drive

I needed a linux-based system for my work, and because I rely on windows and have no other devices, I wanted to dual boot windows and ubuntu. In my case, I had an external SSD, so I decided to install ...
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I have installed dual OS to Dell laptop, now stopped booting to Ubuntu 20.04 and always booting to Windows 10. (it was working fine)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04. The dual boot was working fine. Today when the laptop is started, there was some massage which I don't remember exactly, but it was similar to "Hard disk ...
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Re-Post a question nobody answered [closed]

https://askubuntu.com/questions/767172/grub-rescue-needs-emergency-murder-tech-or-a-bullet-to-the-bean?noredirect=1#comment1145893_767172 was hidden by community because "it resembles another ...
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Dual boot with Virtual Machine

I already have a dual boot system with Kubuntu + Windows 10 Now, I have to install linux mint for a project which Needs to be done using Virtual machine. When assignment of location and space.. Erase ...
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two Ubuntu server installs on a single computer

I'm setting up a system that is going to be used for two primary purposes. A - a system to learn more about linux, virtualization, cloud tech, etc. B - a system dedicated to running eve-ng for ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10

I have already ubuntu 20.04 installed on my lenovo laptop. How can I dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10? EDIT Input: test -d /sys/firmware/efi && echo efi || echo bios Output: efi Input: ...
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You don’t have permission to save in this location ON Windows!

I have dual-boot laptop running Ubuntu 20.10 and Windows 10. In this laptop, there are two SSD drives: one with partitions for each OS and the other one just for data (in NTFS). My problem is in ...
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Unable to reformat partition booted from Ubuntu Live USB

On Ubuntu 16, after attempting to resize a partition I rebooted and received this error on boot: error: failure writing sector 0xf579808 to 'hd0' So I booted Ubuntu 20 Live from a USB. Here is what I'...
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Dual boot: Grub minimal bash-like only after rebooting

As a newbie of Linux I'm struggling with minimal bash-like cmd line. First I would like to give some specs: OS: Windows 10 Drives: 128GB SSD (where efi for windows10 located) (/dev/nvme0n1p1, /dev/...
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Can't restart ubuntu 20.04

I'm using dual-boot on my PC, Windows and ubuntu 20.04. Nearly everything works fine. I'm using grub to choose if I want to boot Windows or Ubuntu and that works fine as well. The only problem I have ...
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Accidently disabled Windows 10 Boot [closed]

I was running dual boot on my HP Envy x360 with Windows 10 Home and Pop! OS (This problem would have been very similar on Ubuntu). I was trying to get Pop to boot as a default and downloaded EasyUEFI. ...
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efi system partition problem while upgrading distribution

I have dual boot win10/ubuntu-linux. i want to upgrade my Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10. but in process, i am getting an error that says: Efi System Partition (ESP) not usable I've tried: sudo mount /boot/...
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Windows 10 Failed to Boot Due to MokListRT

I have set up a dual boot to Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I decided to uninstall Ubuntu because I no longer used it. After I finished uninstalling Ubuntu, I wanted to boot into Windows 10, but I got an ...
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Option to boot into windows is not showing in windows boot manager [closed]

I have been using pop OS along side windows for a while. But after a recent windows update the option to boot into windows is not showing in the windows boot manager. I am completely clueless about ...
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How to sovle fifo: SCHED_ERROR 20 [] error when installing ubuntu?

My main OS is Windows10 and I want to setup Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS as second from USB flash drive. After choosing flash drive as boot device I have this:
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os-prober not finding windows on intel softraid

Background: I have a Desktop with the following drive configuration: Ubuntu 20.04 on single SSD Windows 10 on a Intel RST Raid across 2 SSDs OS's are installed in UEFI mode Problem: OS prober does ...
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Can't figure out why is my root is running out of space

I installed Ubuntu on dual boot with my Windows. I allocated a 80GB of my nvdme 1TB SSD for a partition that I installed Linux on. Then I launched my PC with a USB that got the ISO of Ubuntu on and ...
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Speaker not working in Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot

I am using HP Spectre X360 15eb000. I recently dual booted ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. Speakers are not working in Ubuntu but are working fine in Windows. Audio works fine if earphones are ...
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Hard disk not showing instead booting memory card storage was showing

I have a hp laptop with 1TB storage , 8gb RAM . I want to install Ubuntu alongside windows10 (original) I have a bootable memory card (32gb) I booted it using Rufus I completely formated the memory ...
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Install another OS in double boot when I have Ubuntu in encrypted partition

I have installed Ubuntu 20.10 with the "encrypted" option on. Now I believe that in my disk there is an outer "container" with LUKS2 and an ext4 partition with the OS inside it. ...
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GRUB: terminal instead of Grub menu list

I'm running into the problem, that my boot entries are not showing up in the grub bootloader and I have no clue why. I looked at similar questions like this one and tried their solution, which didn't ...
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So, I installed ubuntu 18.04 from a bootable usb, but when I restart after the installment windows 10 opens not ubuntu again

So, I have a dell G3 3579, and I have windows 10 as its operating system, and my college requires me to install Ubuntu 18.04. Thus, I decided I'd install it from a bootable usb along sides windows. ...

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