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    Re: Linux cannot detect SATA ssd

    There are multiple labels.
    One is how drive is partitioned old MBR or newer gpt.

    This often shows a label error. Not to be confused with partition or format labels (names).
    partition table:...
  2. Re: Inspiron 7791 2 in 1 - cannonlake-pinctrl int34bb:00: request() failed for pin 18

    Please use code tags. I also removed loops as they do not matter.

    Linux sees that you have two NVMe drives and first is unformatted.

    Not seen this with NVMe drives, but with early Windows 8...
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    Re: Add PrimeOS / Android x86 to grub

    Grub does not use boot flag.
    But Windows does and if you need to restore Windows boot loader or make Windows repairs, you need boot flag on the Windows partition with boot files, your sda1. You can...
  4. Re: Need to uninstall an NVIDIA driver, but which one?

    Did you download a .run file directly from nVidia?
    Then you have to uninstall that.

    All others just run the uninstall commands if you installed from Ubuntu repository or the ppa.
    First link...
  5. Re: Problem with installation Linux Mint/Ubuntu/Elementary OS

    Dell typically requires UEFI update, SSD firmware update.
    Install AHCI drivers into Windows and change UEFI setting from RAID/Intel RST to AHCI.
    And in Windows make sure fast start up is off.

    If...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: I'm having problems installing ubuntu on my medion device

    At very least you need nomodeset to boot live installer. You may still need other boot parameters.

    You need to have UEFI settings changed. But not familiar with your system.
    Often best to have...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Installing Ubuntu 18.04 with 2 hd to read as one

    I use data partition(s).
    I have / in 25GB or so on SSD and large data partition on sdb. I then link folders from data partition back into /home, so Documents, Music, etc are really on sdbX but in...
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    Re: Add PrimeOS / Android x86 to grub

    I think this was UEFI, but the grub direct boot stanza would not be different, only if chain load to an UEFI entry would be totally different.

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2415813
  9. [ubuntu] Re: I'm having problems installing ubuntu on my medion device

    Is this 32 bit UEFI or 64 bit UEFI. Generally only some small/tablet type systems were 32 bit UEFI.
    You typically want to boot new systems in UEFI boot mode.

    What video card/chip?
    Black screen...
  10. Re: Different Forum Account from Old One - Switch to Old Account w/ Username Change?

    We cannot merge accounts.
    And your login from SSO to Forums is based on the email.
    So you must have changed your email in SSO?

    We can change your username, but after you are done. I did not yet...
  11. Re: Inspiron 7791 2 in 1 - cannonlake-pinctrl int34bb:00: request() failed for pin 18

    Windows hides various partitions, you do not normally see ESP nor recovery partitions unless you mount them.
    Post these:

    sudo parted -l
    sudo fdisk -lu
  12. [ubuntu] Re: dock Dell TB16 does not work with XPS 13

    The update definitely recognized your dock.
    But it did not do an update, but it looks like version is very current, by created date.
    Shows it needs reboot.
    Not sure then if that is a warm reboot...
  13. Re: Sudo won't work, Graphics drivers can't install

    If terminal output please just copy & paste into forum. And use code tags to preserve formatting.
    Easy to add code tags with Forum's advanced editor & # icon.
    But I use quick replay which only has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot and disk image

    Some like to do the image backup.
    discussion of alternatives/strategy backups
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2368992&p=13677224#post13677224...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 18.04 newly installed stuck at boot

    About same as my Asus with GT620.
    I have to make multiple settings in UEFI to have it work. And after every UEFI update redo most of them. Have had some issues where too many boots of flash drive...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Still not sure what size it really is, looks like M2, and search just finds other metric screws.
    https://www.google.com/search?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&q=nvme+screw+size&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

    I like...
  17. Re: Inspiron 7791 2 in 1 - cannonlake-pinctrl int34bb:00: request() failed for pin 18

    You can add the AHCI drivers into Windows, so both are happy with that.
    Windows AHCI instructions
    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1148120/ubuntu-18-0x-not-detecting-windows-ssd-during-installation...
  18. Re: Inspiron 7791 2 in 1 - cannonlake-pinctrl int34bb:00: request() failed for pin 18

    Generally with Dell you do have to do the UEFI update, but that should not break Windows.
    Also if SSD, you may need SSD firmware update.
    And only use Windows to shrink the NTFS partition & reboot,...
  19. Re: Need to uninstall an NVIDIA driver, but which one?

    We typically do not suggest running the .run files from nVidia.
    As then you have to rerun the dkms on every kernel update.
    Where versions of nVidia installed from repository just work.
    And if you...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Without access to BIOS, how to dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu?

    Were you installing in UEFI boot mode? How you boot install media UEFI or BIOS is then how it installs.
    Since Windows is UEFI, Ubuntu needs to be UEFI.

    And if you try to install in BIOS mode, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot and disk image

    Be sure to backup your Windows 10, you really should reinstall it next January as Windows 7 is then EOL.

    Windows 7 End of Life - January 2020
  22. [ubuntu] Re: dock Dell TB16 does not work with XPS 13

    Did it show when you got devices your dock, so it was on list to be updated?
  23. Thread: nividia driver

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    Re: nividia driver

    This says it uses the 304 series of driver.
    https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/drivers/unix/legacy-gpu/

    I believe that the 304 driver is not supported anymore.

    I have a newer GF108 [GeForce GT 620]...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB on a RAID system

    Do not know RAID.

    But old grub legacy did not need as large of an embedding area, the space after the MBR but before first partition. Since your RAID starts at 512 bytes, you left no space.
    ...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Installed Ubuntu 19, can't find in boot menu

    That should be a good UEFI Windows boot entry. Were you selecting direct from UEFI, or from rEFInd?

    Some systems key on description and it must be "Windows Boot Manager".
    Others like Acer want...
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