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Grub dual boot- debian wheezy (encrypted) with another OS

I'm trying to dual boot debian wheezy (encrypted) with another OS (win7, uses 2 partitions) In the wheezy installer I have created a bootable partition with 200M and then tried to made another crypto ...
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2answers
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Unable to install the linux kernel

I downloaded the Linux kernel version 3.6.10 from http://kernel.org. I was on an Ubuntu Linux when I opened the .tar file to a separate partition of 30GB. My ideal aim is to have my current Ubuntu ...
1
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1answer
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Re-install linux by ssh

I have remote machine with OpenSUSE, and I cant interact with it only by SSH. I want to install Debian to this machine, how can I do it? I search answers, but each of them assumes, I have physical ...
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1answer
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Want to rescue GRUB

I have ubuntu 12.04 and windows 8 installed on my system. The main boot manager is grub, also the ubuntu and windows are installed in separate partitions. I want to install windows 7 back in place of ...
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2answers
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop with no problems whatsoever. I'm just now learning that 9.04 is unsupported and it's making installing software difficult. I came to the conclusion ...
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1answer
468 views

Purging and reinstalling Grub on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a grub issue here. I have Windows 7 on sda. On sdb I have 3 partitions which I used on my old pc where: one partition for Ubuntu 11.10 another for Windows XP the third partition I keep ...
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Installing Debian on existing encrypted lvm

I have a dual-boot machine, where I already set up Ubuntu in an encrypted lvm. I want to use the same lvm for Crunchbang (a debian derivative), since I designed that lvm with two root-Volumes, a ...
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How to install multiple OS's on a clean HDD

I want to install multiple OS's on my clean harddrive. It will consist of Win 7, Ubuntu, and LinuxMint. I've heard about problems with the boot sequence and such, so is there a standard operating ...
0
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1answer
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“cannot read the Linux header.” New install, old machine

This could be a hardware problem. I hope not. I have an old Compaq Evo laptop and I have completed the install of lubuntu from here: http://cdimages.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/11.10/release/. There ...
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2answers
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GRUB geom error trying to install Linux

Tried installing Linux (Red Hat 5) along with Windows 7. I created a new partition (10 GB in size) and used it for the Linux installation. After install, I was getting GRUB geom error and my system ...
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Ubuntu grub rescue prompt

Installed WUBI on Windows and the Ubuntu installation completed. The first time I logged in to Ubuntu it updated a full set of patches and asked to reboot. Now after reboot it is showing me the ...
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Ubuntu Server installed from USB puts GRUB on the USB drive instead of the hard disk

I've just tried installing Ubuntu Server onto my new PC. The PC doesn't have a CD ROM drive, just USB, so I used a USB installation of Ubuntu Server. When I install it, it allocates dev/sda as being ...
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How to: Install ubuntu 10.04 on a netbook without killing existing windows and recovery hdd

The question is in the title edit as the tags suggest, i'd like a fresh install of linux using grub2, and partition my harddrive
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How can I boot Mac OS X install DVD through GRUB on a Mac Mini

I have a Mac Mini with Ubuntu Fiesty on it - but need to re-Mac it. My problem is that I can get it to recognise the install DVD. I've tried using the memdisk.bin / sbootmgr.dsk combo but can't seem ...