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Accidentally deleted /boot and GRUB doesn't load, how can I restore my install?

While trying to re-install Windows (I am running Arch/Win7 dual boot) I accidentally deleted a partition labelled (in the Windows installer) as 'recovery'. I didn't fully install Windows (I lost my ...
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Arch Linux - Partitions and Mount on Clean Windows 8 Dual Boot

I'm trying to install a Arch Linux dual boot config with a copy of Windows 8 I clean installed and added programs to. I've already shrunk the partition and changed the system time to UTC, but I'm ...
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Installing arch linux - unable to format filesystem

I had Centos & Windows systems dual booted previously. I am replacing Centos with Arch now. I have Centos's /boot installed on /dev/sda8 and / on /dev/sda9 When I try the following command on ...
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Dual boot of windows and archlinux with syslinux bootloader

I have seen many answers to this , however all of them is related to the grub bootloader . Can anybody help me with the basic partitioning of the disk with gdisk . I can handle the rest from there . ...
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Removed Syslinux by Accident Cannot Properly Setup Dual Boot Win8 + Archlinux

by accident I removed initial sector and could not boot neither system. Now I`ve setup a grub where I can at least boot windows. I still have the config files from syslinux in: /dev/sdb5 Grub and ...
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How do I install Windows 8 using a GPT Partition scheme?

This question seems to have been asked in very similar form in the past, but I was unable to find a relevant answer her or elsewhere. I am ultimately looking to install a dual boot of x64 Windows 8 ...
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Could not boot Windows 8 from grub2 nor rEFInd on UEFI-system with Archlinux

I have followed the archlinux beginner's guide thoroughly and was able to install archlinux in UEFI mode and has been able to succesfully boot from it. Everything works fine except that I am unable to ...
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Dual-boot archlinux and Windows 7 using grub-bios

How can i add windows to the boot menu when using grub-bios. I couldn't find menu.lst file in my boot/grub directory. My bootloader is on /dev/sda1. Windows is on /dev/sda2, root and home are on ...
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Preinstalled Windows 8 and Linux UEFI dual boot on a laptop

I am trying to set up Windows 8 and Arch Linux on a new Sony Vaio E14 with preinstalled windows 8. So far: installed W8 to my new SSD (switched for the original HDD) using Recovery Media shrunk the ...
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Linux, Windows 7 boot removed

I was using linux for a while. Few days ago I made a fresh install of Windows 8 I deleted everything on disk (on purpose). Now I wanted to have dual boot with arch linux. So I installed linux, I ...
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Dual booting Windows and Arch Linux (with GRUB2) - after using Windows, Windows Boot Manager made first in boot priority list

I am dual booting Windows 7 and Arch Linux (both 64bit), with GRUB2, using the 64-bit EFI version. I partitioned my drive into a GPT drive and installed Windows first according to this guide. I then ...
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Installing ArchLinux into Ubuntu 12.04 root

Is it possible to install 2 linux distros into 1 root, so they share same uuid and guid, configs and packages + same user /home folder ? For example: I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 already in dual boot ...
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Encrypted Windows 7 & Linux Advice Wanted

I would like to set up my laptop to dual boot Arch Linux and Windows 7 with file sharing and encryption. Just wanted some advice on going about this because I have not dealt with encryption nor file ...
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/sys/class/power_supply files become zero until reboot to OS X and back to Linux

This is on a Macbook 2,1 dual booting Arch Linux and OS X Leopard. I use a conky script to disply my battery percent with: ${battery_percent BAT0} Recently, it switched from displaying coherent ...
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Partition error with dual boot Arch/Ubuntu Linux

I have Ubuntu installed on an ext4 partition and Arch installed on some other logical partiotions in an extended partition. There is no problem when I only use one system of both, but when I use them ...
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Installation Recommendations For Dual-Booting Win 7 & Arch Linux

I want to install both Windows 7 and Arch Linux on my 1 TB HDD so that the partitions look like so: grub name | lin name | label | fs | mount point ...
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Arch Linux on External HDD

I would like to put Arch Linux on my 500 GB HDD. How would I do this, and is it possible to configure the install so that I only have to boot from the external disk on the target computer's BIOS? I ...