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    Re: Problem dual-booting

    Most likely you left windows hibernated. Fortunately. Ubuntu has a site with detailed explanation of the installation process so read their link below.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
  2. Thread: wiping Windows

    by yancek
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    [ubuntu] Re: wiping Windows

    You would probably get better info on making a windows 10 backup/restore disk at the microsoft site or a windows forum. I have no idea. Not sure how making a backup of windows 10 would wipe out...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu-16.04 factory installed by dell boot error gave up waiting for root disk

    Is the UUID missing/incorrect? Use a live system and run the command: sudo blkid to find if the UUID mentioned in the error message shows. You will need to compare the UUID's so that the one with...
  4. Re: How to partition the hard disk when Ubuntu occupies all the hard disk space

    After using a 'live' disk/usb with GParted to shrink the Ubuntu partitions to create unallocated space, you should be able to install windows. windows 10 has a 'Custom' install option which you...
  5. Re: Dual boot system won't boot after boot repair

    You appear to have 2 physical drives, 231GB and 1TB and both windows/Ubuntu appears to be on the smaller drive. The smaller drive appears to have the windows install with boot files as well as the...
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    Re: Installing ubuntu on hp dv6 laptop

    Do you have another computer available on which you can test boot the new usb?. If that works then we know it is not a problem with the usb itself.
    When you boot your new usb, do you immediately see...
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    Re: unable to install ubuntu 18.04

    Fast Startup info at the link below including how to disable it.

    https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-windows-10-fast-startup
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    [lubuntu] Re: Installing Lubuntu 19.04 with MBR

    More specifics on your hardware would be help ful as 'old' is a relative term. If it wont boot from a usb it must be at least 10 years old.
    A standard/basic partition setup would be one partition...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows 10 and ubuntu

    Always better to use an LTS release. One of the few exceptions is if some hardware does NOT work with LTS and does work with non-LTS so use 19.04. You then need to be aware of when support for that...
  10. Thread: Stuck at boot

    by yancek
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    [lubuntu] Re: Stuck at boot

    Did you have CentOS on this computer previously? Did you repalce it with Ubuntu or is this just a new computer on which you have installed only Ubuntu? Newer UEFI/GPT? Have you tried updating the...
  11. Re: Trying to repair Win 10 boot error, getting boot-repair issues

    You need to access the BIOS setup on the computer immediately on boot to see ifyour hard drive is recognized there. If it is not then it is probably dead. The boot repair software should try to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows 10 and ubuntu

    If you want to keep your windows and Ubuntu separated on their individual drives, what is suggested above is that after you have installed windows and successfully tested it to verify that it boot,...
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    [Other Ubuntu/Debian based] Re: Delete windows 7 partition

    I'm not sure from your post what you are trying to accomplish. You deleted the windows partition so what are you using test disk for? Did you not save the data you wanted on that partition prior to...
  14. Re: Can't install Ubuntu from USB. Urgent help required.

    Not sure I'm reading your post correctly. Did you delete the Ubuntu partitiion from windows? Are you able to boot windows? We'll need more info and boot repair should provide that. Boot the...
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    Re: Installing ubuntu on hp dv6 laptop

    Sorely lacking in details? You don't mention any other operating system so the first questions is, do you have another OS and if so what and which version?
    What type of install UEFI/Legacy MBR?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows 10 and ubuntu

    As luck would have it, Ubuntu developers have written details on how to do that and it is at the web site below.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
  17. Re: Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04 LTS partition or Grub bootloader

    Turning off hibernation in windows 10 is explained at the microsoft site below. Note that many windows updates will turn it back on again. You will not be asked if you want this nor will you be...
  18. Re: Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04 LTS partition or Grub bootloader

    Your boot repair shows Grub code in the MBR of the first disk (sda) which should not happen with an EFI install.
    It shows sda4 as an Extended partition and it shows sda5 as an EFI partition. ...
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    Re: Install second 18.04 installation

    Is /dev/sdb2 where your current non-functioning Ubuntu is? Is it your intention to overwrite and/or delete all data currently on that partition? If so, select that partition during the install and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permission external hard drive

    First off, very few Linux systems will have the software needed to access Apple products by default so you will probably need to install at least hfs-plus-utils. Is the data on the flash drive still...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Securely delete old data when installing Ubuntu

    If you plan to install Ubuntu as the sole OS with full disk encryption, it should overwrite the other partitions (Mint/windows) and should leave the EFI partition which you should use. Mint/windows...
  22. Re: Trying to install Ubuntu srver Dual Boot with Windows 10

    If there is currently nothing useful on the drive, start with windows as it would be a convoluted process to even attempt to boot Ubuntu from windows. Make sure your disk are NOT GPT which you can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual disks and windows update

    Is this problem with both windows 7 updates and windows 10 updates, on both machines which both have Ubuntu? I saw some sites which indicated that it always/usually happens when you have an upgrade...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual disks and windows update

    I don't use windows so I don't need to update but if you are booting windows from Grub2, you could change the boot priority temporarily so that on reboot, it boots windows since you normally need...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Disk extend "All primary partitions are in use." error

    Is this a Legacy/MBR install? If you are using GPT you can have up to 128 primary partitions. If you are using Legacy/MBR you can have only four primary partitions one of which can be an Extended...
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