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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    It looks like you used MBR as this would say gpt4 otherwise:
    But you only mentioned 3 partitions. Or is this referring to a different drive?

    UEFI requires an ESP, it can be in a MBR drive, but...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    On my 16GB or smaller flash drives I set partitioning to gpt and just have one larger partition.
    On larger flash drives, I typically do a full install which then also installs grub. Then edit...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    Did you mention brand/model system?
    Most UEFI update from Windows.
    And most also update from within UEFI if you have downloaded the update file from your vendors site into a FAT32 partition. (not...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    Your grub4dos is just that. An old copy of grub legacy last really supported booting MBR(msdos) based systems.
    Grub2 was the new update released in 2009/2010.

    Since for DOS booting, it will not...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    No place in Boot-Repair does Ubuntu see your SSD.

    If Windows is working have you made a good backup and a Windows repair/recovery flash drive?

    Have you updated UEFI and SSD firmware?
    Is/are...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Still can't boot from loop mounted iso file?

    Links to bug reports:

    2.04 Out of memory error loop mount
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/1851311
    https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?57322
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    Re: Files/Folders to Backup for Rebuild

    If a standard desktop user /home.
    You can export a list of installed apps and restore those apps.
    If you edit system configuration, those would be in /etc. I edit grub config, but just copy that...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    Both Windows and Ubuntu install in the boot mode that you select to boot installer UEFI or BIOS.
    And Windows installer only installs to gpt partitioned drives with UEFI, so you have to boot install...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    I have not seen anyone boot Windows installer from same flash drive as other ISO.
    Many ISO are set up to be bootable by grub2's loopmount, Windows of course does not use grub.
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  10. Re: Trying to solve windows 10 bootloader with bootrepair

    This may not apply to your model, but often UEFI update required anyway.

    UEFI update required for USB-C port issues 2017 thru 2019 models
    ThinkPad models including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    Do not really know Windows issues.
    I would run any suggested fixes, but systems sometimes make things worse. So you always have to have a good backup.
    You do have a good backup?

    You will only be...
  12. Re: Trying to solve windows 10 bootloader with bootrepair

    Boot-Repair is really only for Linux repairs.
    About the only Windows repair it does is restore an old BIOS bootloader to MBR. But with UEFI it cannot do much.
    You typically need a Windows...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    Do not run Windows UEFI entry for sda. That is just for reference for someone without an NVMe drive.
    It looks like you have added a valid Windows UEFI boot entry. That should boot, even when grub...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot Windows 10 even after running boot-repair in Ubuntu

    Grub only boots working Windows, so Windows cannot have hibernation on, or need chkdsk.
    Windows turns hibernation back on with updates, so then you have to directly boot Windows from UEFI boot menu,...
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    Re: Help detecting laptop webcam

    Closed

    Correct way is to click on the report post, its not just for spam.
    Then a moderator or admin can just move the thread.
  16. Re: No Device Destinations for Ubuntu 19.10 Install

    You also need Windows fast start up off.
    Fast Start up off (always on hibernation), note that Windows turns this back on with updates, SHIFT + Shut down button...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    How are you managing to corrupt installer.
    Or are you trying to install to installer?
    I do have with my system where my sdf flash drive becomes sda on reboot, so I do have to pay attention to which...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: [solved] Cannot install Ubuntu 19.10 to HP Spectre x360 (2020)

    Glad you found solution.

    Some worry about turning off optane.

    Intel Optane - See Intel response that no performance difference between RAID & AHCI.
    https://communities.intel.com/thread/121155
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    [ubuntu] Re: access rights on second hard drive

    Are you using fstab to mount partition or manually mount each time you want it?
    Better to use fstab if internal drive.

    What format is drive?
    Post this:
    sudo parted -l

    You need to update or...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    You first need a working Linux to be able to install grub.
    Best to have live USB working first.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot install Ubuntu 19.10 to HP Spectre x360 (2020)

    A lot of threads on HP 360, not sure how different models may be.
    But issues often common by brand across multiple models.

    HP Spectre x360 Disable Optane (should use gpt to boot installer in UEFI...
  22. Re: Instalation problems from USB \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found

    Is it then not booting the USB?
    Do you have Ubuntu already installed?
    If not the message can only be from USB.

    Try turning UEFI Secure Boot off in UEFI setting.

    More details on UEFI install...
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    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    What tools are you using for creating USB installer from ISO?
    Post #2 above shows various installers.

    Just saw one post where user had trouble with rufus and then used etcher.
    Some found...
  24. Re: broke boot manager trying to install, now always boots straight to windows 10

    Microsoft reserved is a required unformatted partition.
    Because it is unformatted gparted shows it as an error.

    Standard data partitions should not show errors. If you right click on the error...
  25. Re: Dell Latitude E6430 - Both local disks died - Invalid partition table!

    That is your USB flash drive.
    It looks like a 16 GB drive with the size of the ISO used.
    Depending on how you make installer, it is configured as a hybrid DVD/flash drive. So partitions on drive...
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