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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Sorry to drag this up again, but thought this was worth noting...

    Although some of the things I did to get my Ubuntu 12.04 up and running helped with stability in booting, I finally figured out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Question: how to remove older OS

    Assuming your PC is booting into 12.04 normally from your SSD, the simplest thing to do is to run Gparted, erase all partitions on your SATA drive and format it as one big data partition (ext4 is the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks, I'll probably just do that next time ... would have saved me a ton of trouble. The only reason I partition myself is so that I can make a big swap (2.5x RAM, which is overkill, I'm sure) and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Woohoo!!!! I hope...

    OK, ran the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD again and double checked Gparted. The / and /home labels were not showing up on their respective partitions, so I re-entered them and shut...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Just ran the Live Ubuntu 12.04 CD again and was able to get to Gparted as stated. The partitions look good except that 1Mb "bios_grub" (or whatever) partition at the beginning is unknown format. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    I typed gparted at the desktop, I thought that it did not find it while on live CD. I'll try again next time ... it makes sense that gparted would be there.

    OK, used Gparted Live from a CD and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks, I will do this.

    Since Gparted is not a part of the Ubuntu 12.04 bootable install CD (I tried), do I install Gparted on a USB stick and run it from there while the CD is actively running on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks, Fred ... I'll do my best to answer your questions:

    I have not installed Windows on this disk ... may have been boot-repair. I have, however, run Windows 7 on this machine on a totally...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks for the advice. I did try this and it seemed to update, but still the same issues. Mostly getting the CSM parameters warning message now when I try to boot. About the only way for me to get...
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    [SOLVED] booting problems with Ubuntu 12.04

    I have installed Ubuntu several times without issue. Just built a new computer with an Asus P8Z77M Pro mother board with EFI. I am trying to use EFI for booting, but my computer only boots every...
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    Re: Dell N5110 laptop

    Well, I just decided to go for it. 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 appears to be running just as well, if not better than 32-bit, on my Dell N5110. Haven't tested HDMI (and probably never will), but USB...
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    Dell N5110 laptop

    Ubuntu noob here (for the most part)...

    Got a Dell N5110 laptop a while back and dual booted 32-bit Ubuntu 11.10 with the 64-bit Windows on the other partition. Everything is running well. Been...
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