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Questions tagged [windows-10]

An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015

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My grub menu is opening but not responding

When I start my pc the grub menu is opening but when. I press down button the selection is not going down and after the timer ends i.e 10 Ubuntu is opening . But I wanted to open windows10
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Can't install Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10 using Rufus

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. I created the partition in Windows and installed Ubuntu in a USB using Rufus. Then I accessed the BIOS to start from the USB and install Ubuntu. ...
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Dualbooting for the first time

I want to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 10 I have 250 GB of SSD space and 500 GB of HDD, where should I put what? How should I partition everything?
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Fix a grub after windows update

I recently set up a dual-boot on my Windows computer. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 using grub. After a Windows update I could no longer boot the grub although I can boot straight into windows. I've ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can not find hard drives or Windows

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 Pro on my new Lenovo P920 ThinkStation, however I have some problems which I think is related to mounting of the hard drive. Windows works ...
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Running gnome-software on Windows

I have Ubuntu installed in Windows 10 (using WSL) and I have installed an X-server VcXsrv. I'm trying to run the Gnome software center. I run gnome-software from the terminal. The window appears but ...
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My external hard drive is working fine in Ubuntu but not on Windows10

I have an external HDD that I formatted from the get go to work in a dual boot situation between Ubuntu 17 and Windows 10. Following is the details of the drive. It's working fine and as expected on ...
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UEFI boot manager missing

Boot manager problems, an eternal classic. I'm here with my new HP Pavilion 14-bf110NS. It had Windows10 pre-installed. I installed Ubuntu 18 too. After that, it loads directly to Win. In the BIOS'...
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Can we reinstall Windows to its previous drive while Ubuntu is installed in another partition?

I am currently dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. Now I need to reinstall Windows using a USB flash drive. Can I do that without losing Ubuntu and without messing up boot?
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Dual boot problem: different disks and boot mode

I have a problem while booting on Windows 10. I have : Ubuntu budgie: /dev/sda1 (UEFI) Windows 10 : /dev/sdb1 (Legacy) I can only boot to Ubuntu in UEFI mode and when I change to legacy boot I get '...
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How to migrate Ubuntu from EFI to BIOS?

I have some problems with booting my current version of Ubuntu alongside Windows. Because of this (somehow people decided that if you use testing then nobody should be bothered, thought I explained ...
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Windows 10 doesn't work in Ubuntu/Windows10 dual boot

I've been running Windows 10 for a while and thought that a dual boot would be something I'd like to try. To make a long story short, I messed something up hard and don't know what to do. I can boot ...
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Migration of files from Win 10 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I thought Ubuntu asked for files to import from the along-side operating system on installation. But it didn't, so how can I move them over to Ubuntu after installation? The files I wanted to import ...
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Switching from Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 10 messes with clock [duplicate]

When I reboot from using Ubuntu 18.04 (dual-installed with Windows 10) and load into Windows, the clock will almost always be 1 hour behind, irrespective of daylight savings. Sometimes it's 13 hours ...
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sound and audio problem

I downloaded ubuntu and installed it after splitting my hard drive long time ago, and recently the sound on windows only works with earphones whether plugged in or not, and on ubuntu, the built-in ...
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Can't boot into Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu (boots from USB)

After installing Ubuntu Windows doesn't load, only Ubuntu (from USB). There is no more option for Windows at UEFI. Please, help! Link for the result of Boot info script: https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/...
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How to remotely access a ubuntu server on a virtual machine?

New user here, I'm using Windows 10 and I want to access my Ubuntu Server that is in a virtual machine on the same computer. I'm trying to use puTTY and, by ssh, putting the server IP but without ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition Windows 10

I was running out of space for Windows 10, so I deleted my Ubuntu partition and then combined the free space and added it to the Windows 10 partition into a single partition (the boot partition was ...
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Remove Windows from HDD of new laptop to serve as storage and install Ubuntu on added SSD

I'm hoping that someone can point me in the right direction as I have been unable to find answers online for my specific situation. I recently bought a new Acer Aspire E-15 (576 series) and also ...
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How to remove Ubuntu for Windows 10 to reinstall my Ubuntu Oracle VM in VirtualBox

Ubuntu was installed via the Windows Store app and subsequent Python and Git were also installed. I want to remove Ubuntu and all of the associated files as well as Python and Git and the project ...
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How to make VirtualBox use removable hard drive memory automatically

I don't know too much about hardware or operating systems... I have a 5TB removable hard drive and want to install Linux on this removable hard drive through VirtualBox. When installing VirtualBox, I ...
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Boot device not found after partitioning with AOMEI partition assistant on a dual boot system

I was using Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot. And yesterday I was trying to create more space in Ubuntu partition. So, I tried to shrink space from the Windows partition using Windows disk ...
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Windows 10 October 2018 Update Wiped GRUB + GRUB Can't Be Repaired or Installed on fresh Ubuntu Installation

I have a laptop using Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18 LTS. Yesterday I updated my Windows 10 via Windows10Upgrade Assistant. After this process, my dual boot is gone. I tried to re-install grub to ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu completely [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop, played around it for a bit, and then completely wiped the HDD. By completely, I mean that I literally wiped every partition merged and then formatted it ...
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How to restore booting on second Ubuntu-SSD after removing Win10-SSD from dual-boot system?

Most questions and answers I’ve seen so far (like this one) are addressing solely booting problems after removing one OS from systems with a single SSD/HDD, but multiple partitions. In my case, each ...
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Dual boot system (Windows10-Ubuntu 18.04) on Uefi pc? [duplicate]

I own a Aspire E 15 laptotp where I installed Ubuntu 18.04 because I fell in love with this OS. I later discovered that games doesn't run very well on this system because they are simply not designed ...
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tiling automically on linux

on windows 10, when a window snaps, window's window tiling manager brings up miniature windows of all unsnapped windows in that workspace to select from to fill the mirror snap position. I have ...
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How to temporarily remove dual boot? [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Is there any way I could temporarily disable grub so that it would by default boot into Windows 10. I would like to undo it when I need Ubuntu and the dual boot ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu in UEFI mode; the live USB I made only boots in legacy mode

I have an ASUS x451CA notebook bought for work reasons. I have Win10 installed and I want to have a dual boot machine. My installation of Windows 10 was completed with no issues, but when I ...
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Can't get to BIOS [duplicate]

I've got both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Previously I was able to switch between then accessing BIOS and choosing between Legacy mode boot and UEFI. I've made several updates for Windows ...
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GRUB cannot find Windows partition

Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 18 on my laptop. Before installing, I had a dual-boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16, yet now I don't have the option for Windows - instead, I have Ubuntu 18 (+settings), ...
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Hard drive does not display in Ubuntu USB live session

I am new to Ubuntu. I reviewed the suggested answers for my problem, but they did not seem to apply. Background: I could not boot into Windows 10 and research directed me to Ubuntu, so I downloaded ...
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Removing grub, installed in UEFI and now i have 3 boot loader

I tried to install kali and ubuntu in addition to windows 10. At first i did it in non UEFI mode, but grub did not identify bot the system (kali and ubuntu). i started over again but this time in UEFI ...
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Is it possible to Debian Ubuntu and windows without restart your PC [closed]

Is it possible to Debian Ubuntu and windows without restart your PC. If it's how can i do it ?
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Grub error after installing ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a second disk my laptop has. I did the normal install and picked the option to install ubuntu along side windows 10 selecting the other disk to install. After ...
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Dual boot Win10/Ubuntu, upgraded to 18.04.1 LTS from 16.04 LTS and now encountering partition problems

I upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows 10 system. All seemed to go well. But now I am having partition issues. Before the upgrade my partitions were: A ~430 GB ...
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Dual boot Windows10 and Ubuntu problem (forcing to remove Windows)

It asks me to erase and install but i want to install it alongside windows. The image is taken while running live boot and installing Ubuntu.
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How do I replace the Linux Mint partition with Ubuntu without harming my Windows 10 partition? [duplicate]

I have a Linux Mint partition on my windows 10 laptop that a friend set up for me a while back to try Linux. Mint played weirdly with my system putting more strain on it than windows 10 did somehow so ...
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Wipe Windows 10 from SSD and install Ubuntu, keeping Windows on a separate drive [duplicate]

I have cloned my SSD to a HDD which had Windows 10 on it. I also set up dual boot using easybcd and I am able to boot from both the HDD and SSD. Now I want to remove Windows 10 from the SSD and ...
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Can Windows 10 spy on your activity in Linux?

We all know W10 is spyware disguised as an operating system, but in the absence of W7, it's all we have for games. My question is that if I dualboot Ubuntu with Win10, will its feely data-tentacles be ...
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Pulseaudio using WSL E: [(null)] pulsecore/pid.c: Daemon already running

I'm fairly new on Linux, I've been playing with WSL on Windows 10 using Ubuntu, and I've managed to learn how to open GUI programs and I could take it one step further by using this tutorial which ...
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Is it possible to share a specific folder on my network from two different OS's on the same PC and be accessed the same?

I have a dual boot system running Ubuntu and Windows 10. I have setup sharing the second hard drive on the network on Ubuntu so that a media player on the same network can access the files. Is it ...
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Dual boot won't boot (Win10 and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

Whenever I boot my computer, I do not get any boot-menu to choose OS. It neither boots until I keep pressing ENTER (return). When it finally boots, it boots into UBUNTU and not windows. When earlier I ...
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how to remove write protection from pen drive [duplicate]

Few days ago i bought a new pen drive (64 GB). Whenever i try to format it, it says that it is write protected. Is there any way to format it? If not then please guide me to remove write protection.
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Windows 10 not directly bootable from Grub anymore (Ubuntu 18.04) [duplicate]

I have used a dual boot system with Windows since 4.10 (Warty) and aside from Windows, after a fresh installation, regularly overwriting Grub, all has worked fine so far. However since monday (17.09....
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Dual boot infinite loop issues

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit on a separate HDD I am able to access grub by pressing F10 and manually choosing a boot option (Intel DQ67SW motherboard) and launch either Windows 10 or Ubuntu. ...
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Running “sudo apt-get update” returns connection errors

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 from the Windows store I open Bash and want to run sudo apt-get update, but this returns the following errors: Err:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security ...
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Files unavailable in Ubuntu and Windows 10 after copying them to an USB drive from Ubuntu 18.04

Well then, this is a first. So basically what happened is that my Windows installation got somewhat corrupt (inside build btw) and I wanted to perform a clean install. So I booted into Ubuntu (not ...
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Ubuntu is already installed but I want to install Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm new in Ubuntu, I want to install windows 10 on my Lenovo Thinkstation, Ubuntu 16.04 is already installed but I want to install windows 10. When I try for windows installation through USB, window ...
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Problem starting Ubuntu from Microsoft store app download

I downloaded the Ubuntu app from the Microsoft store to use in Windows 10. I made the changes in the control panel. The only way I can access it is to type "ubuntu" in the "search programs and files" ...