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    Re: Dell laptop won't boot from usb

    This seemed to be a combination of two problems.

    Creating the USB device - Rufus was the solution
    Using Windows tools to fix Windows partition errors

    Nevertheless, it's good to read about...
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    Re: Dell laptop won't boot from usb

    Before going any further, it is essential to know how Windows 10 (originally 7) is installed.

    https://www.easyuefi.com/resource/check-windows-is-booted-in-uefi-mode.html
  3. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get rid of the blank screen I get after trying to boot Ubuntu 18.04.4 LT

    Was your PC recently released? (i.e. you may need to use Ubuntu 20.04 to support new hardware)

    Please give details of this hardware-software?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Dual windows 10 and Linux boot. Can't boot into Linux after install

    Post no. 4 has the answer F10 should open the UEFI settings
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    Re: Dell laptop won't boot from usb

    Can you boot into Windows 10 and supply the info from:-

    System Information > System Summary > BIOS mode > UEFI (or BIOS)?
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    Re: Dell laptop won't boot from usb

    Have you read the info contained here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI

    By the way, Windows 7 support ended in January 2020.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Dual windows 10 and Linux boot. Can't boot into Linux after install

    Line 107 INTEL HBRPEKNX0202AHO Intel Optane

    As mentioned by oldfred, you should enable AHCI in the UEFI settings and also disable Windows applications which manage Intel Optane memory & storage.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Dual windows 10 and Linux boot. Can't boot into Linux after install

    Line 31 - 33 Only one OS detected Ubuntu 20.04.2

    That seems odd if you have Windows 10 also.
    Can you boot into Windows 10?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Oh no something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recov

    Reading between the lines, I get the impression that you don't have a recent backup?
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Oh no something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recov

    Interruption of an upgrade has undoubtedly caused your problem.

    After a week without success, surely a fresh install and restore your backup is the solution.
  11. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    When you have booted into a live Ubuntu session, you can double check whether you are in UEFI mode or Legacy mode.

    Open a terminal and enter:-

    [ -d /sys/firmware/efi ] && echo "UEFI mode" ||...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: How Do I use the Disks app to mount a drive and add it to fstab?

    Open Disks > Select the Drive > Select the Partition > Additional Partition Options (gearwheel icon) > Edit Mount Options
    ...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: VirtualBox Installation and Required Extras

    You will need to install Virtual Box Guest Additions after you have created the VM

    https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html#guestadd-intro
  14. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    Legacy bios mode is not ideal for Windows 10 and i still suggest that you back up and install both Windows and Ubuntu Unity in UEFI mode with GPT.

    You can download a copy of Windows 10 direct from...
  15. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    It looks like you have booted the Ubuntu Unity installer in UEFI mode but you do not have an EFI partition.

    Possibly the Ubuntu Unity installer is different to the Ubuntu installer?
    Which Windows...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: "[Errno 5] Input/output error" during installation

    After you have booted into the live session:-

    Open gparted > Device > Create partition Table > Select gpt
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    Thank you for the info - I've not seen it before and it's another hurdle to jump with a dual boot system.
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    Splendid, it's good to read about successful outcomes.

    Your Intel® Optane™ Memory and Storage Management Application, is that a UEFI setting or a Windows 10 setting?
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    It seems that your difficulty is something to do with Intel Optane.

    I've no personal experience of this technology but there are many internet links with suggestions i.e....
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    A couple of observations in your boot-repair report:-

    Lines 19 - 21: Only one OS detected Ubuntu 20.04.2
    I would expect to see Windows 10 also because it seems to be your default boot OS?

    Line...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse Pointer Locator

    Try this:-

    Settings > Universal Access > Pointing & Clicking > Locate Pointer > Toggle On

    Press left CTRL to locate cursor.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clonezilla for Dummies?

    I would think that this iso is a good choice:-

    https://osdn.net/frs/redir.php?m=ymu&f=clonezilla%2F74520%2Fclonezilla-live-20210127-groovy-amd64.iso

    If you haven't used Clonezilla before,...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Does an app upgrade if you remove the repo in the sources list?

    It is better to mark the thread as solved so other users can reap the benefit of the answer.

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/SolvedThreads
  24. Re: Adding user to sudo group is ineffective

    Settings > Users > Unlock > Add User > Standard or Administrator

    I've not had any need to use it but it may answer your question.
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    Re: Update-initramfs issue

    I think that dpkg -l linux-image* has listed available kernels rather than installed kernels.

    Try this in the terminal and post the output in code tags:-

    ls /boot | grep vmlinuz-
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