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  1. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop as Home Server - Newbie

    I did check a bunch of forums, post and other unofficial websites before posting. I'm sure the into I want is out there, but it is hard to find.

    I'm new to having a home server. I installed Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    Well,

    I WILL mark this problem as solved. Apparently I had some goofy BIOS settings. First, I have too many many machines, and forgot the key to enter bios (it was a funky one, like f2). Next I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    Well, the Live CD is certainly more user friendly. The ultimate result was no different however -- still boots directly into Windows, with no options for alternative boots along the way.

    At...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    Ahh, now we may be on to something. I used a CD given to me by friend, which has "alternate" written on it. Maybe somehow GRUB never got loaded.

    Another possiblity is that I loaded grub onto...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    I assume you mean my installation CD? Or is this some other form?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    That's the thing -- there is no error message, no nothing. My computer simply boots straight into Windows XP. There is no screen available to choose boot options, or anything like that. In fact, I...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Boot Troubles; Two HD's

    Hi,

    I have a Windows XP system with two hard drives. I used GParted LiveCD to do a quick format of my smaller HD, and then installed ubuntu on it. Everything seemed to go fine with the...
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