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    Re: Name change request

    First choice was available.
  2. Re: Broke my dual boot with Windows by installing Pop!_OS over Manjaro, boot-repair

    Moved to Other OS sub-forum since POP issue.


    Boot0000* Windows Boot...
  3. Re: How do I deploy an iso with persistence built in?

    @sudodus
    Have not tried extracted ISO for ages. Only tried it with 20.04 as I have one computer with only one drive and wanted to update it from old install. It also has 18.04, but is primarily a...
  4. Re: How do I deploy an iso with persistence built in?

    Newest version of Ubuntu does not work with extracted method. The added a couple of links which do not work in FAT32 partitions.

    Links in FAT32 error:...
  5. Re: the grub-efi-amd64 package failed to install into /target/.

    Be sure to boot in BIOS boot mode & check purge grub in grub options & it should default to sda as MBR to install into.

    https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair/home/Home/
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    Re: Grub2 Fails to install?

    In Ubuntu you can turn off the auto updates. But it wants to apply security based updates.
    Then when computer connected to the Internet at home or someplace with higher limits, updates can be run.
    ...
  7. Re: the grub-efi-amd64 package failed to install into /target/.

    You cannot mix UEFI & BIOS on same drive.
    Microsoft requires MBR partitioning for BIOS boot systems and must have boot flag on the primary NTFS partition with Windows boot files. Your sda1 has both...
  8. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    If Windows fast start up off, this then should add Windows to grub menu.
    sudo update-grub

    But if mostly using Windows and booting from UEFI boot menu, you really do not have to add Windows to...
  9. Re: Second time installing Ubuntu, second time FREEZE at "installing the grub2 packag

    Do not use 19.04, it has reached EOL or end of life.
    Ubuntu 19.04 support ends on January 23, 2020.

    Best to use 18.04.4LTS or if very new hardware 19.10.
    20.04LTS will be out in April.
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  10. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    You are not showing the Windows UEFI boot entry.
    You can add on with efibootmgr.
    see
    man efibootmgr
    New Windows entry
    sudo efibootmgr -c -L "Windows Boot Manager" -l...
  11. Re: the grub-efi-amd64 package failed to install into /target/.

    May be best to see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not older Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy & paste link to the Boot-info summary report ( do...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual booting with 2 disks

    You need to partition in advance and only use Something Else install option.

    Ubuntu's Ubiquity installer has an old bug that only installs grub to first drive, usually your Windows drive. You can...
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    Re: HDD permissions

    If you are auto mounting with Nautilus and label is backup so mounted at backup:

    You can check mount with mount command or fstab listing if you are using fstab:
    mount
    cat /etc/fstab
    sudo...
  14. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    When you say is boots when manually choosing, are you not choosing in grub?
    Or is it UEFI boot menu?

    Then it may be that you have wrong default in UEFI boot choice?
    In UEFI you have various...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot repair help

    Probably best to convert Ubuntu install to BIOS boot.
    But since hardware is UEFI, why is not Windows in newer UEFI boot mode?
    Microsoft has required vendors to install Windows in UEFI/gpt mode...
  16. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    Are you able to boot your install?
    If installed in UEFI boot mode, you can press escape right after UEFI/BIOS screen and before grub loads.
    Have you run this?
    sudo update-grub from within install....
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    Re: Install Ubuntu but cant login.

    Do not know encryption, nor jfs.

    Do you have Ubuntu?
    I see PepperMint & Deepin & Windows.

    It looks like your Ubuntu entry is booting the jfs partition, sda12.
    See line 978.
    Not sure then if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cloning a new drive?

    I always suggest new install.
    It also housecleans all the cruft that builds up even with regular housecleaning.

    And as TheFu suggests it is a good time to confirm your backup procedures are...
  19. Thread: Ubuntu 20.04

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    Re: Ubuntu 20.04

    I typically reinstall as there is a lot of cruft from all the updates.
    Some of the updates are the same file but newer version or newer version with newer kernel.
    Log files are large.
    I do try to...
  20. Re: Installation TYPE - Device for bootloader location

    @skoles
    Thanks for info on issues with UEFI install & repair link.
    Did some updates, but let me know what does not seem to work.

    With one drive install & dual boot with Windows Ubiquity will...
  21. Re: Installation TYPE - Device for bootloader location

    While that should work if Windows now shown correctly.
    But I do not trust automatic processes & many proceed with an auto install when Windows not shown & totally erase drive.

    Be sure to have...
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    Re: Incorrect disc size

    Hard Drive size
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabyte#Consumer_confusion
    More confusion?
    http://www.neowin.net/news/ubuntu-implements-units-policy-will-switch-to-base-10-units-in-future-release
    1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install boot-repair on 19.10

    What flavor of Ubuntu are you using.
    There was another post or two where one of the flavors also had issues, but Ubuntu just worked.
    I have Boot-Repair installed in my 18.04 Ubuntu using flashback....
  24. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10

    Thread Closed.

    Please do not post duplicate threads on same issue. We all are volunteers and need to know what has already been suggested so as not to duplicate effort or confuse OP.

    See
    ...
  25. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    Its a bug in Ubiquity installer. Other distributions will install to drive selected. Ubuntu only installs to first drive.

    Often easiest solution is in UEFI turn off/disable Windows drive. Then...
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