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can't dual boot linux alongside windows

I've previously installed Linux mint 18.03 cinnamon along side windows 10 but after sometime I found elementary OS better looking so I deleted the whole partition where I installed Linux mint. But ...
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erratic grub behaviour. Reinstall linux on dual boot!

I had Ubuntu and Windows 10 dual boot, working perfectly fine. Due to slow performance of Ubuntu on my machine, I wanted to replace it with Elementary OS, while maintaining the dual boot. I fired up ...
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Is it possible to remove Linux from dual boot without a recovery drive?

I installed Elementary OS alongside Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop, and now I want to remove it. I saw in some online forums that deleting the partitions will work, but removing grub is ...
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Grub rescue “symbol not found: ‘grub_efi_secure_boot'”, cannot fix 'unknown file system' error

This is on a Lenovo Thinkpad 13. It dual-boots Windows 10 and Elementary OS with the grub boot manager. It's UEFI. Upon booting, I received the "error: unknown filesystem" message Commands: grub ...
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Assuming drive cache

I just made a bootable USB stick with elementary os using Rufus, and I'm trying to get my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro to dual boot with w10 and yeah, not working or else I wouldn't be posting here. Anyway ...
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Can I install linux on my HDD and GRUB on a thumb drive?

I would like to know if it is possible for me to install ElementaryOS alongside Windows 10 but not replace or touch my Windows 10 bootloader at all. I don't want to turn my computer on and see a GRUB ...
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Only booting to GRUB automatically

I installed Elementary OS earlier as the sole OS on my machine. When I boot now, GRUB is displayed on the screen (with a message about minimal bash being available). I can boot to Elementary OS by ...
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“grub” entry in BIOS after installing ElementaryOS

After installing ElementaryOS, I get the entry (to boot) named "grub". None named ElementaryOS as expected. Problem is, when going into the grub entry, I get its console (more or less like this). Am ...
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Laptop boots directly to Ubuntu, can't access BIOS or Boot menu anymore

I'm running Laptop with single OS: UbuntuMATE 15.04 Beta1 64bit on Toshiba laptop Core i3. After burning "Elementary OS" on a live USB drive using UNetbootin, what happened is: -After reboot, laptop ...
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Error in removing and updating linux-image

Whenever i try to update Elementary OS i get the following error Removing linux-image-extra-3.13.0-32-generic (3.13.0-32.57) ... Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/...
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Elementary OS installation failure

I've been trying for a few hours now and I still cannot find out why I cannot install Elementary OS. Every time I try to install it I get: the 'grub-efi' package failed to install into /target/ I ...
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How to not install GRUB when installing Elementary OS Luna?

I'd like to install eOS Luna, but I already have Debian 7.5 installed, so don't want to install GRUB again, as the last time I did this it broke the bootloader... Is this possible? I haven't seen any ...
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Linux doesn't boot after update-grub

I had a problem with my HDMI without sound and I found this fix. Edit /etc/default/grub and change this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to this line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...