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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    I don't know why you were unable to install windows 10 on a GPT drive as that is the default for windows 10, UEFI on a GPT drive.

    I don't know if the tool you used to convert to MBR is similar to...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    I'm not aware of any way to boot a windows iso file directly from Grub2 but you can certainly boot the windows install iso after it is loop mounted OR extracted and then copied to a partition on the...
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    Re: Making bootable system partition image?

    You won't be able to boot a cloned partition as you will need boot code either in the MBR for a Legacy install or EFI files from the EFI partition for a UEFI install. You can use clonezilla to do...
  4. Re: Can't format USB Stick DataTraveler after a power loss

    Since you are planning to format the usb and thus overwrite any data on it and based on the error you report, have you tried creating a new partition table since the current one is invalid?
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    Re: exfat sdcard issues

    Did you install the exfat utilities per the recommendations at the site from the below link? Not sure how you would have done that since 19.04 has been out of support for several months and the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: HP omni120 too slow after installing UBUNTU 18.04

    You indicate you recently moved from windows to Ubuntu but neglected to indicate which version of windows you were using, so what is it? You refer to using an "old" HP laptop. Define old and post...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Wifi Chroot for Live Usb

    I've never used Cubic but just doing an online search for 'cubic on ubuntu' provided a number of sites with instructions/tutorials on using it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Wifi Chroot for Live Usb

    A 'live' usb is a readonly filesystem by default so generally speaking the answer would be no. Might be able to do with a persistent usb or you might be able to use the squashfs to modify and...
  9. Re: [SOLVED] Boot-Repair error while installing grub - Dual boot setup

    Thanks for posting your solution. It is a standard method in some situations. Your initial post indicates you restored a "partition" so in order to boot it you would need to have reinstalled Grub...
  10. [Other Ubuntu/Debian based] Re: Pop!_OS Not Booting..."No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda"

    You appear to have 2 EFI partitions on the SSD, see lines 57 & 58 of boot repair. You might try mount them to take a look at what is there and see if you can find the PopOS files:



    If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installed 20.04, unable to load grub

    Ubuntu 20.04 is beta which means that by installing it, you have volunteered to test it. Probably will be a number of things that need to be ironed out before a full release.

    You have a Legacy...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Not getting option "Normal installation" when installing ubuntu 18 on Windows 10

    The message above indicates that you do not have a partition with a Linux filesystem equal to or larger than 8GB or that you do not have unallocated space available on the drive equal to or greater...
  13. Thread: NTFS mounting

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    [SOLVED] Re: NTFS mounting

    You have the proprietary microsoft windows ntfs filesystem on the drive partition. Why not use windows to access the data? I'm not sure what your intentions are. The filesystem being read-only...
  14. Re: Made GalliumOS live usb on my Ubuntu 18.04LTS laptop, now can't boot

    I'm not sure how you got an hfsplus filesystem. You're not using a Mac are you? You might try the option EFI/GPT as you have EFI partitions on both drives (sda and sdb) with sda being the drive...
  15. Re: Made GalliumOS live usb on my Ubuntu 18.04LTS laptop, now can't boot

    With good reason as that appears to be exactly what you did, writing the Gallium live iso to the hard drive on which you have Ubuntu. If you look through the boot repair output, you will see...
  16. Thread: One of many

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    Re: One of many

    Have you taken a look at their site? It's a pretty non-standard OS built for a very specific purpose.

    https://skywavelinux.com/
  17. Re: sandisk cruzer usb live ubuntu wont install

    The most likely source of your problem was pointed out in the first response post above. You always need to verify the download as getting an iso file that large from the Ubuntu servers to your...
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    [gnome] Re: PartedMagicCD(Linux\Ubuntu Boot Computer) Please Help Me!!!

    Their web site at the link below. There is a support tab on the page. You need to register and it is only for persons who have paid for it.

    https://partedmagic.com/

    How did you put the...
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    Re: Wipe windows machine from USB

    I'm not sure why you would get the input/output error on the 2nd partition of the drive you are trying to format. I would expect the ERase disk option to do just that. The dd command you posted...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: New Windows 10 install Over Existing Windows 7 Partion

    If you don't understand what is happening, the best thing is to ask for advice and running the "recommended repair" was definitely not the best first step. When you run boot repair, you should see...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: New Windows 10 install Over Existing Windows 7 Partion

    I've installed windows 10 on an MBR drive with no problems so you should be able to do it. According to the link below at a windows forum (see the last post), you need to enable Legacy/CSM in the...
  22. Re: How to get around Windows 10 to install Ubuntu on my laptop

    I don't know what the problem is but you might review the link below on turning off fastboot and or hibernation. Windows updates will turn it back on even after you have turned it off. You will not...
  23. Re: How to get around Windows 10 to install Ubuntu on my laptop

    Not seeing the internal drive from a Linux system on a drive which has windows installed is usually because windows has been left hibernated. Make sure you have fastboot and anything related to...
  24. Re: Ubuntu Dual Boot with Windows 10 stopped working

    I seriously doubt that NOT doing an update will have that effect.



    What was the 'something else' you had to do on windows?
    Have you been able to switch booting from Ubuntu to windows and from...
  25. Re: error message after 20--to--30 seconds after login

    When you see that window, there should be Details on the lower left and if you click it, you should see a large amount of information (varies a lot) and it is often that some software needs an...
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