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Xubuntu's installer asks for installing grub at a certain point. You can skip this step, reboot your machine, boot Mint, update-grub. It should find Xubuntu and add it to Grub. Update grub again when you uninstall Xubuntu. P.S. If you touch(ex. resize) the Mint partition during Xubuntu install this might throw you to grub rescue. In that case, I recommend ...


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I have a laptop (Dell XPS 15) with nVidia Optimus. It already works: basically the only need I had to install was bumblebee. Most distros will have a package to wrap the needed configuration. I tried some apps (mostly games under Steam) and they seemed to have acceleration. I didn't try using e.g. CUDA. The only thing that doesn't work as intended is the ...


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Since Elementary OS Luna is based on Ubuntu 12.04 I found that it's quite common problem to install 12.04 with EFI http://askubuntu.com/questions/260297/12-04-2-failed-to-install-grub-efi-to-target . Anyway, check that you followed steps from here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI


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Follow this steps for best result If you have any preinstalled linux use dd (dd if=kali.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=512k) for best result Burn you ISO to USB with win32 disk imaage or kind of tool. Ideally it should be detect USB and and boot it. If not then go to BIOS setting and set 1st boot device to USB It will work smoothly .


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It sounds like you chose not to install grub when the Ubuntu installation suggested it. If that what you did you will have to update it or reinstall ubuntu and select yes this time. If it's a fresh installation the second option is the easiest way to go in my opinion.


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It appears you have no space between the command mount or its arguments. When you use mount, you are giving it two parameters. The first is what you want to mount, the second is where you want to mount it. As you have it written, you have one, long, path like that likely doesn't exist. To fix, add the spaces: mount /dev/sda2 /boot/efi If this was ...


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The idea is that you have to go into the computer BIOS to select the boot order. You have to give priority to your USB over the HD. This way Kali will be booted. When you pressed F8, you went into the Windows start-up menu as you mentioned. This is already too late because it is not a proper boot loader for Kali Linux. IF you are able to provide more ...


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You make this message disappear by setting your GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT variable in /etc/default/grub with crypt_opts=<whatever#1>,lvm=<whatever#2> The script in /usr/share you mention set the variable cryptlvm with . For further reference, my own GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT contains: ...


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Found this for menuentry: The --class option may be used any number of times to group menu entries into classes. Menu themes may display different classes using different styles. You need to look at grub-themes for usage. Other options: The --users option grants specific users access to specific menu entries. See Security. The --unrestricted option ...


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The issue I was having was caused by a windows installation without a boot loader. When attempting to fix this using Windows Recovery, the Windows installation could not be found because I had a separate hard drive with a Linux installation running in the system. When I unplugged this Linux HDD leaving just the windows HDD plugged in, the recovery could ...


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A few things come to mind, though these are all shots in the dark until we get even a vague heading: Did you let the boot process sit long enough? A blank screen might just be loading something silently. Anything over three or four minutes is probably grounds for concern, but if you rebooted after thirty seconds of blankscreen you might want to give it ...


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Please find the below solution to your computer's boot-related problem: First of all, open the Charms Bar. To open the Charms Bar, please press Windows Key + C simultaneously. The Charms Bar will be displayed at the right corner of the screen. Now click the Settings icon, and then click Change PC Settings -> Update & Recovery -> Recovery. Click "Get ...


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Not really, no. While LTS releases are indeed more stable, that does not mean that rolling releases are inherently unstable. It just means that they might have updates that break something more often. It will still be rare though. More importantly, it is very hard for a problem in Linux to affect your Windows install. Yes, it is possible, but no, it is no ...


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I recommend to go with a triple boot system and have grub setup from a minimal stable installation. It would be bad enough if the rolling release could not be booted, but at least that way you can always access your Windows installation. Something like 10Gb should be more than enough for such an installation, but you can further minimze that (not sure how ...


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Just install the Mint CD and boot it, then select Install Linux Mint from the desktop. After selecting language and confirmation that you have enough drive space available and an Internet connection you will get to the "Installation type" screen. There select 'Something else', as the default (Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 7) will shrink your Windows ...


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This is usually fixed by running the scripts detect the installed operating systems and generate the boot loader's (grub2 in this case) configuration file. On CentOS 7, that should be grub2-mkconfig. Check that windows is detected. Run grub2-mkconfig but discard its output: $ sudo grub2-mkconfig > /dev/null Generating grub configuration file ... Found ...


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In order to dual boot windows and linux you must install Windows first. Its something about Windows not wanting to play nice with other OS's, I don't exactly know why. Once you have Windows 7 installed try installing linux normally, but when you get to partitions you will want to designate a section of your hard drive to Linux only. There are plenty of ...


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Use This tool Instead: LinuxLiveCreator. I've Found it to be more reliable. After doing so, reboot. If you still receive Windows7, you need to change the boot order in your BIOS to include USB devices.


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Why not change the BOIS device boot order? Change your first HDD as first option Or another option is you can install EasyBCD in your Windows 7, and order the boot option a well.


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The Linux boot manager should offer you to boot Windows. So there may be a boot loader misconfiguration. Alternatively UEFI should allow you to boot all the configured OSes directly.



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