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Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows on a laptop - original recovery configuration

I'd like to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on a HP Pavilion x360. I wonder if my original boot configuration, allowing for recovery and reverting to like-new state (OOBE) will be irrecoverably ...
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Linux mint installation- bootloader error [closed]

I have Windows installed in ssd. NOW WANT TO INSTALL Linux mint in hard disk. I free up a space of 32 Gb and followed the instructions. Finally it got error that bootloader issue. What should I choose ...
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Can I make GRUB Loader to load the opposite operative system / disk (of the last used) on boot?

Currently in my settings I have GRUB_DEFAULT=saved, this means that whenever I reboot, I get the same disk / operative system that I was at. For context, I have a disk with Ubuntu and another disk ...
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Dual GPUs and dual operating systems

I want to install Windows in my current precision system. I already have Ubuntu 20.04, 2 Nvidia RTX 5000 16GB, 64GB RAM, and a 20 core 4.3 GHz Xeon processor. Can I add my Windows OS as a dual boot ...
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ffmpeg in ubuntu slower than on win11

Completely new clean Ubuntu 24.04 desktop install, performance power mode, installed ffmpeg 6.1.1-3ubuntu5, installed s-tui for power monitoring. Testing video recompression with -c:v libx265 -crf 27 ...
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Migration ubuntu and Windows to a new SSD

I have 2 OS (Ubuntu 22 LTS and Windows) on one ssd (256GB). I have a installation flash-card with new Ubuntu. I wanna upgrade ubuntu to 24 LTS and integrate new SSD. What steps should I do? Expecting ...
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Exporting the display of applications running on Ubuntu (not virtual) under Windows to remote machines

I'm sure this is answered somewhere, but I'm a bit older and have been retired for a while, so I apologize in advance. From time to time I need to get pictures, or PDFs from my wife's computer. My ...
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Ubuntu won't load on my harddrive

I have a HP Elitebook Folio 9480m with Windows 10 pro previously installed, with 500HDD, after installation is completed, the prompt ask me to restart. After restarting, it prompts me to remove the ...
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How to uninstall application installed without package manager

Look as a preface, I'm new to Linux OS. I've been using ubuntu for a few months and when I first started out I installed vscode. I did this with the windows installer. Wrong but I didn't know at the ...
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how to create a partition for /home? [duplicate]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 24.04 and found out I have a problem with /home. I would like to create the /home directory on a separate partition to avoid in future those problems. Below I've eclosed a ...
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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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Can't add SMB printer

When I try to install a printer that's shared via Windows, I can't add that printer, as the credentials are apparently wrong.
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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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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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External HDD works on windows but not on Ubuntu Linux

Recently I got a 2.5" HDD from a friend and with an adapter I plugged it into my Linux build and at first it worked perfectly fine and then in the middle of nowhere it stopped working, after this ...
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Ubuntu error: Authorization required, but no authorization protocol specified. Cant open display. Failed initializing GUI, exiting for XMgrace

I am on windows 11 and am trying to utilize gromacs and xmgrace in Ubuntu. I have not encountered any errors with gromacs except when trying to visualize data generated by gromacs in XMgrace. When I ...
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I tried Ubuntu via USB once. Why can't I boot back into Windows anymore?

Recently I tried getting my PC to dual boot between Windows 11 and Ubuntu, however something happened. I booted from the Ubuntu USB, my PC hung on its corresponding loading screen (after making it ...
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Question about a Plex setup that I am planning?

I have no experience of Ubuntu so please go easy on me. I am planning to set up a Windows 11 virtual machine within host Ubuntu. The Windows machine will have a pool of drives (using NTFS system) ...
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Windows files available in ubuntu, booting and bios problem

I wanted to have two systems installed on ososbian SSD drives. I installed Ubuntu twice. The first time, I divided the second SSD into partitions and unnecessarily initialized them in Windows. Because ...
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Problem with ssd name in boot order

I decided to install Ubuntu next to Windows, but on separate ssd drives. Windows is installed by default on the SX8200PNP-512GT-S drive, and I installed Ubuntu on the second Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus ...
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Wiped Windows C drive the wrong way, installed Ubuntu 20.04, WiFi stopped working

My computer was originally running Windows 11 and, idiot me, I went into recovery mode and manually deleted everything in my C: drive. I tried to reinstall Windows using my installation media, but it ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu - Lost data when I booted from windows

I have a HP Probook 450 G5 laptop, and I have a dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 The problem is after a while time of using Ubuntu and read/write from Partitions on windows (D: and E:) I have decided ...
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Fingerprint scanner not recognized

I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 3 14ITL05 with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS dualbooted into it. It seems like it didn't recognize my fingerprint scanner. I typed lsusb in the terminal and this is what ...
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Cheese camera glitching

On my Lenovo Ideapad 3 14ITL05, my cheese camera is glitching. Like it just works for a second and starts to replay one part like im moving my hand in the second and i stopped moving my hand and on ...
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Ubuntu not loading from boot menu

My HP g6 laptop has dual boot installed. Windows in SSD, and Ubuntu in external SD card. I wanted Windows load by default. Therefore, I changed grub timeout to 0, and grub default to 2 (windows). And ...
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equivalent .sh or make file for a .BAT file

I bought a book yesterday on OS development however, the book is written for windows systems and this was not mentioned in the description. I need to convert a .BAT file into an equivalent shell ...
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Keyboard working everywhere except Ubuntu

I use a Windows 11/Ubuntu dual-boot computer, and last night before I got off I started a Windows update and went to bed. I came back this morning to see my computer had been suspended all night and ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Installation error from Microsoft Store

I installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 on my Windows from the Microsoft store. it was working fine. Then I uninstalled it a few days after installation. Even after uninstallation, I can see the folder in the left ...
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Completely lost a folder converted to unkown file

this is blowing my mind. I got a new fresh installed ubuntu and windows on seperated partitions. From ubuntu, I can access windows partition so I created a folder named REPO_APP inside that contains ...
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Remove Windows, install ubuntu while keeping backup partition (D:) + confusing partitioning [duplicate]

I have a 480GB SSD split into two partitions, denoted as (C:) and (D:). My objective is to eliminate Windows from the (C:) partition. Subsequently, I aim to install Ubuntu in its place, ensuring all ...
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Windows Shares in Nautilus

How would I get a windows share to automatically show as a server in the Nautilus other locations? I can enter the server address as smb://192.168.1.178/ or smb://hostname.local/ The other linux ...
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Kubuntu 23.10, Unable to access Windows partition, mounting error

Using a laptop with secure boot enabled and dual booting. I've turned off fast startup on Windows control panel and fast boot on bios, and to be sure I also deactivated PXE boot (if I'm not wrong, it ...
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How do I install Ubuntu to a new disk on a system that already has a disk with Windows installed on it with BitLocker enabled?

I'm creating this question because I wasn't able to find existing questions after searching that described the issue I ran into. Existing questions dealt with the scenario where you want to install ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Surface Pro 9 in Dual Boot with Windows 11

I booted from an USB and Ubuntu installed but after a kernel update, nothing worked so I had to reinstall Windows 11. So the only system right now is Windows 11. While trying to reinstall Ubuntu, the ...
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Problem with NTFS disk

I have HDD disk with two NTFS partitions, which I created in Windows 10, but Ubuntu sees only one. Disks utility shows both partitions as one. Disk model: ST2000DM008-2FR102 Windows 10 is on a ...
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Can't see Ubuntu on Boot Menu as an option. I can see only Windows [duplicate]

I have an ASUS TUF A15 Windows laptop and recently I installed Ubuntu(23.10) alongside Windows 11 as a Dual boot. From the time I installed Ubuntu, I had issues lining up. I am very new to Ubuntu so I ...
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ssh asking for password for private key

so I want to connect windows server remotely on linux server using ssh on remmina and I have copied the public key to the windows server in the correct path but whenever I try to connect it prompts ...
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Your CPU does not support KVM extensions - Virtualization is On

I am trying to use KVM using VirtualBox running an Ubuntu 20.04.06 focal ISO image. When I enter the command kvm-ok it shows me this output: INFO: Your CPU does not support KVM extensions KVM ...
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Booting from Ubuntu USB on Dell Inspiron 5000

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a USB on a Dell Inspiron 5000. I made the bootable USB with the Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator. I manged to boot into it using my regular machine, so I think the ...
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WSL to RPD set up / Windows 11, Ubuntu 22.04

I am trying to set up WSL to RDP, however I am getting black screen after entering my WSL credentials. Everywhere I read that I have to logout of the Ubuntu before I try to RDP, however I don't really ...
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How can I re-encrypt my laptop? After windows 11 dualboot with ubuntu 23.10

How can I re-encrypt my laptop? When I turned it on I had windows 11, and I wanted to dual boot it with ubuntu 23.10. I had to disable the windows 11 bitlocker to install it. After installation I can'...
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Windows boot black screen after partion and install of Ubuntu 22.04

I have a MacBook Pro (13,2) that underwent a physical malfunction that didn't allow me to run OSX anymore as it was stuck in an error (touchbar lost all connect). I then wiped the whole computer and ...
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How to fix boot Ubuntu - SQUASHFS error: Unable to read inode 0x503

I have Windows 10 installed on an Asus and I want to switch to Ubuntu 22.04, so I tried to install Ubuntu. When I started the installation, I saw this error message. I tried everything, but at first ...
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Alternative to Easybcd

Recently installed Ubuntu on my Windows 10. Both OS work fine but I am unable to update the boot order via EasyBCD as Windows policy is not allowing add entry in EasyBCD. please share the alternative ...
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Dual booting problems with ubuntu and windows 10

So basicly i dual booted ubuntu and windows on my laptop but the problem is windows is gone after I dual booted it This is basicly what I did: 1 downloaded unetbootin on my windows 2 downloaded the ...
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Can't open pdftk-encrypted PDF in Acrobat

When I encrypt a PDF using pdftk under Ubuntu 22.04, I cannot decrypt it using Adobe Acrobat under Windows. Following instructions here, I encrypt a PDF using pdftk: pdftk input.pdf output output.pdf ...
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Does nautilus encrypt files on BitLocker encrypted drive?

I have an Ubuntu 23.10/Windows 11 dual-boot setup with one of my SSDs and an HDD, both encrypted using BitLocker's New Encryption Mode (XTS-AES). And I read that Linux systems natively don't have ...
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How to include VirtualBox GuestAdditions when Ubuntu server is guest on Windows host?

I've been trying to share a folder on a Windows 10 host with an Ubuntu server VirtualBox guest. Without any success. This answer to this question looked promising but failed at $ sudo mount /dev/sr0 /...
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