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  1. Re: Swapping out Linux Mint Cinnamon for LMDE 4; hit a snag *boot help*

    Not completely unrelated. Mint was and is based on Ubuntu. Mint uses the Ubuntu repositories from which software is downloaded. In your boot options from the BIOS on an EFI machine, the entry for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Boot Device not found

    When you access the boot options with the Esc/F9 key combination, do you see an option for Ubuntu?
    You should be able to install and boot either with Legacy/MBR or with UEFI although UEFI is the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Boot Device not found

    Many HP computers allow you to access boot options by tapping the Esc key on boot then selecting the F9 key. Are you able to do this? Do you have only the one drive you refer to in the computer? ...
  4. Re: Existing OS not recognised by live DVD and Scroll Arrows on Ubuntu

    If your windows 10 was preinstalled, it is almost certainly a UEFI install and your best first option is to follow the instructions to the official Ubuntu documentation in post 3 above.
    Can you boot...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Seeking doc for adding a hard drive as multiboot system

    If you can, I would suggest that you do as oldfred recommends and physically disconnect the current disks before attaching the device upon which you want to install windows. Given the info you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not booting

    Which version of windows was installed on the computer?
    Your post is a bit cryptic, more information will be needed before you can get help. The best way to get that information is to boot the...
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    Re: Dual boot - GRUB can't see Windows

    More information is needed and the best way to get it is to go to the site at the link below while booted into Ubuntu. Use the 2nd option explained on that page (use the ppa) to download boot repair...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The dual boot problem

    Can you boot windows by accessing the windows option in the BIOS? A default preinstalled windows 10 will be UEFI so did you install Ubuntu UEFI also? You can post more details about your system by...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Windows boot error after installing Pop OS 20

    Since you already have boot repair, I would suggest you run it again and select the option to Create BootInfo Summary and post the link you get when it finishes here. That will give details so that...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Linux needs a password to access to Windows' partitions (Windows 7)

    How did you try to access the windows partition from ubuntu? Using a terminal, a file manager? What exactly was the result when you tried? Do you have windows hibernated? Were you ever able to...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Confused Noob: Where are the System Folders?

    You can cd to any directory in a terminal. If you are trying to use the File Manager and have the default install, when you open Files from the left panel of the Desktop, the window will have a...
  12. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 - How To Copy MP3 Music To An Old Apple iPod Nano Device?

    Does this mean that you can see the music files when you have the iPOD attached to Ubuntu? Can you access the files from Ubuntu and play them with whatever media player you use? Your quote above...
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    Re: Partition Confusion Help Me Identify Them

    If you want to simply replace the current Ubuntu with a newer version on the same partition, you need to select /dev/sda5 as the root filesystem indicated by the symbol ' / ' in the installer. If...
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    Re: grub doesn't show on boot

    Your boot repair output is minimal and much of what is generally shown is not there for some reason. You seem to be missing some Grub files, particularly the grub.cfg file which is your boot menu. ...
  15. [ubuntu_studio] Re: Installation Failed - Dark Screen on iMac Mid-2010

    Firstly, Macs are designed to use only Apple so that's a difficulty right there. You tried to put the Ubuntu iso on a usb, How? What software or method did you use? How did you try to boot the...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How to get Kindle downloads from 'Downloads' to my Kindle?

    Post the output of the following command on the mount point (directory) in which your Kindle files are as well as on a/some files in the directory to find the owner:group and permissions.


    ls -l...
  17. Re: 20.04 not booting. GRUB2 unavailable. Boot repair not working.

    I don't know what you did but, you don't seem to have Ubuntu or any other OS installed. sda1 doesn't appear to have anything on it, is that where you tried to install Ubuntu? The second partition...
  18. Re: Installing Ubuntu to Existing Acer XC-704 (Windows 10)

    You indicate you have windows 10 but do not say whether it is a pre-installed, default UEFI install? Is it? Ubuntu has had a site online at the link below for several years which specifically...
  19. Re: Need help to installing Ubuntu without losing Windows 10 Data

    If you have important data on a partition you need to back it up to ANOTHER drive. I'm not sure what you mean by:



    If you have .EXE files on that partition you will need a windows OS to run...
  20. Re: Error "Too many partitions" trying to use free space on a bootable-Ubuntu usb sti

    Are you using an install of Ubuntu do try to make these changes on the 'live' usb? You won't be able to change anything on the usb if you are booted from it. If you wanted to use the free space,...
  21. Re: Dual boot with win10 now stops at grub screen after update

    Partition "nvme0n1p2" is your windows EFI partition which contains the correct files to boot windows. sda1 is an EFI partition on another drive which contains the Ubuntu EFI boot files. I don't see...
  22. Re: Swapping Linux Flavour In A Dual Boot System

    UEFI is an option but it is extremely unlikely that you are using it if you have a default install of windows 7. You seem to be saying that you plan to get a new drive and install both Xubuntu and...
  23. Thread: Multiboot

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    Re: Multiboot

    It depends upon how familiar you are with Grub2. The first link below explains how to put the windows installer on a flash drive to boot.
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  24. Re: HP Elitebook 8440p Webcam not Detected by Cheese

    You might try the suggestions at the Ubuntu site below to detect problems with your webcam.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam
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    Re: Problems updating Ubuntu 18.04

    The image you posted indicates that Grub was previously installed to another disk or that the UUID ha changed for some reason. If you have only one hard drive, you should be able to simply install...
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