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    [ubuntu] Re: Replacement of DELL Vostro 3500 Laptop

    New systems are UEFI/gpt.
    If your system is XP era, then it is BIOS boot from MBR partitioned drive.
    Microsoft with release of Windows 8 required vendors to install in UEFI boot mode from gpt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Re-Installing Ubuntu's GRUB

    Fedora's grub should let you boot Ubuntu.
    Then in Ubuntu reinstall grub.
    sudo grub-install /dev/sda

    Note major updates to grub will reinstall grub. So Fedora may reinstall again if it gets a...
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    Re: Dualboot WITHOUT Grub??

    You can manually install Ubuntu in UEFI boot mode to any second drive, but have to manually gpt partition to include an ESP on second drive and do one of several work arounds.
    Ubuntu's Ubiquity...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fails to boot after install

    It says grub installed correctly & ubuntu/grub is first in UEFI boot menu.
    Make sure system is set to boot in UEFI mode, not CSM/Legacy/BIOS mode.

    What video card/chip?
    Specs say either Intel or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 21.10 installer not finding HDD

    Slightly newer model, should otherwise be similar:
    Acer Aspire 5 Model A515-54-5649 Intel Core i5-10210U Install Tutorial
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2437702

    Many Acer need UEFI...
  6. Re: Lubuntu and Windows dual boot - grub problems

    So the installs are not on the 4TB drives.

    UEFI is separate from AHCI.
    UEFI or BIOS is how system boots. AHCI is what driver is used for drives.

    Post this:
    lsblk -f
  7. Re: Lubuntu and Windows dual boot - grub problems

    Since 4TB drives, you have UEFI installs.
    Windows only installs in UEFI mode to gpt partitioned drives and Ubuntu should also be in UEFI boot mode.

    UEFI forgets UEFI boot entry for a drive that...
  8. Re: Lubuntu as default system (no screen for BIOS)

    You show both Windows & Ubuntu installed in UEFI boot mode to gpt partitioned drive.
    But with HP, the use of efibootmgr seems to be limited.
    Many with HP update UEFI(may not be required) and then...
  9. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Dual Boot. Every Time I launch Windows I lose my Grub boot menu

    What brand/model system?
    Windows with updates, will usually reset boot order so Windows is first, but grub does that with updates & makes Ubuntu entry first.

    Grub uses efibootmgr to set boot...
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    Re: Ubuntu 21.04 no longer boots

    Lets see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy & paste the pastebin link to the Boot-info summary report ( do not...
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    Re: Ubuntu 21.04 no longer boots

    If UEFI hardware, usually better to install in UEFI boot mode.
    How you boot install media is then how it will install & then boot after install.
    With UEFI you should use gpt partitioning and need...
  12. Thread: Pop_os

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    Re: Pop_os

    Do not know Pop.

    May have some info, arch often has better descriptions of settings which often apply across many distributions:
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/intel_graphics

    A list of...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Air vs Grub and Windows - Cannot boot up Windows

    Can you directly boot Windows from UEFI boot menu?
    You still show rEFInd in UEFI entries, but not in ESP. Did you uninstall that?

    Grub only boots working Windows and most common issue is that...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Adding Firefox favorites to another machine

    I always copy the entire profiles for Firefox & Thunderbird after housecleaning cache2 which seems to have many useless files that make copy slow.

    Exclude from backup
    /cache2
    /OfflineCache...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu along windows 11 isn't shoing grub for choosing what system to load...?

    Do not know Windows 11.
    But Windows requires fast start up off as it sets hibernation flag preventing the Linux NTFS driver from seeing the NTFS partitions.
    Fast Start up off (always on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount M2 partition. Known bug?

    Generally it is better to use gpt partitioning. Then no primary, extended, logical partitions. Just one type, essentially all primary.

    But if BIOS booting you need a 1 or 2MB unformatted partition...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Back Up Data to 12 TB Drive Failed

    +1 on tea for one's suggestion.

    If you do have some data on drive, you can use gdisk to convert from MBR to gpt. It should preserve data, but backup still recommended for any data you really want...
  18. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Booting into Ubuntu MATE partition with Windows 10 as main OS

    If it did not show partitions during install, you probably then had Windows fast start up still on.
    With BIOS, you have to temporarily reinstall the Windows boot loader to MBR, so you can boot...
  19. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Booting into Ubuntu MATE partition with Windows 10 as main OS

    Windows only boots in BIOS mode from MBR partitioned drives.
    Windows only boots in UEFI mode from gpt partitioned drives.
    You cannot really mix modes on same drive, and should not mix modes even if...
  20. Re: Grub 2 Its working but every second boot .....

    Zorin just may not have something Boot-Repair needs to upload. Or is Internet not working.

    You show three FAT32 partition, one specifically labeled as ESP, but label does not matter, its whether...
  21. Re: Grub 2 Its working but every second boot .....

    You have UEFI system, gpt partitioned drives & UEFI boot of every system.
    But you have an old BIOS boot of Windows in nvme1n1. Not sure how you would have that as Windows only boots in UEFI mode...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu partial install so i can use usb livedisk iso only

    My 2006 Toshiba laptop is Intel Core2 T5500 with 1.5GB of RAM. It is 64 bit.
    It would not install Ubuntu at all.
    I was able to install Kubuntu which is a mid-weight and it works ok. Lightweight...
  23. Re: Grub 2 Its working but every second boot .....

    Moved to Mint sub-forum, since not official flavor of Ubuntu.

    I actually just had that.
    But after booting checked all my settings & reinstalled grub.
    I have main working install of Kubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help with installing new printer

    We cannot merge accounts.
    We can change name if requested, but you have to give 3 choices or confirm (via PM) that you are you.
    That typically is providing email of old account (not in request). ...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Dual Boot with Windows 11?

    Many systems need UEFI firmware update & if SSD, SSD firmware update.

    Do not know Windows 11, but both 8 & 10 have fast startup which sets hibernation flag and prevents the Linux NTFS driver from...
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