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Questions tagged [multi-boot]

Installation or use of multiple operating systems on a single computer.

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Can't choose windows neither in grub nor in bios

If I try to choose windows in grub or in bios, cursor jumps over the windows kernel option. I can choose only ubuntu system. When I choose ubuntu it shows login screen but my root password doesn't ...
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Dell Inspiron 5523 does not boot ubuntu

i have a problem installing Ubuntu 18.04.2 alongside with windows 10 after boot and choice try ubuntu or install ubuntu gives me a blank screen. i try many solutions change IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers ...
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Not able to boot system after installing MX Linux

I'm unable to boot the system after installing MX Linux.. I'm trying to dual boot MX Linux and Windows 10. After installing MX Linux, I'm getting a black screen with this error at boot time. I tried ...
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Trying to configure a dual boot with windows and linux (have tried many distros) but it keeps crashing and failing

I've had a dual boot before on this computer. It was a little bit weird since my BIOS only has UEFI or Legacy and not both for booting, so I had to switch between Legacy and UEFI depending on if I ...
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Can Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 run on an Acer Predator Triton 500? Anyone tried it? [on hold]

I am thinking about purchasing the Acer Predator Triton 500 notebook, with RTX 2060 GPU and a 512GB SSD. However, I want to use Ubuntu 18.04 or 16.04 as my OS and create dual boot with Windows. Has ...
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Grub and boot- problems in ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10 dual-boot

Hello I ak dualbooting windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04. I have gone through a great deal of trouble trying to get the grub to show up but couldn't. Finally i kind of got a way. For me to access it, i have ...
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Stuck on GRUB Bootloader

I recently had a dual boot setup on my laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19.04. I started having issues with Ubuntu, and as was suggested to me, I decided to delete Ubuntu and then reinstall it. In ...
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Two linux distros on one machine

I have a laptop with a Slackware Linux already installed. I am looking to install another Linux distro on a new SSD drive. What is the best way or method to do this? How should I partition the SSD ...
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Windows reverting changes made by Linux to FAT32 partition

I have a laptop with dual-boot Windows 10 and Linux Mint 19 Tara installed to the internal M.2 SSD. Apart from all the OS-specific partitions, I have a 4 GB FAT32 partition on that SSD that I intended ...
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Restore Windows 7 Bootloader

I have an older Fujitsu Workstation (~2015) with a SSD and a larger harddrive. Originally it had Windows 7 installed on the SSD with the hdd as data drive. A few month ago I created a second Partition ...
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Windows boot loop after installing Windows and the linux on a new partition

I have a Windows OS on my main partition in my laptop. I shrinked it and created a new partition on which I tried to install Windows (originally wanted 2 partitions of Windows until I finish ...
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Why socket do not work on windows dualboot on a mac

I have a macbook pro with dualboot windows 10. I have a weird problem : I cannot receive any external sockets. I used several codes , several programing languages and they all failed. The same files ...
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How to recover files from Ubuntu after resizing my Windows partition?

My laptop has dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I tried to resize my partition with AOMEI Partition Assistant and I can't find my ubuntu files anymore. In the boot screen appears "...
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On a dual-booted mac, can I hibernate from macos and resume on the other operating system?

I have a dual-boot setup with MacOS and Arch Linux on my Macbook Pro mid-2009 17-inch. I have rEFInd boot manager installed to my EFI System Partition as EFI/BOOT/bootx64.efi with a simple, nearly ...
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Windows 10 - Ubuntu: Windows bootmgr set to wrong partition

I am using Dell Inspiron 7560, dual booted with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. Windows is installed on a 128 GB SSD and Ubuntu is installed on a partition of a 1TB HDD. Each of the drives also have an EFI ...
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Mac book pro mid 2012 - Shut down HDD when using OS on SSD

I have a mac book pro mid 2012 with an SSD and a HDD installed on it. The HDD replaces the optical drive. I have two different OS installed on the two disks. When I am using the OS on the SSD I hear ...
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Desperately trying to automatically boot from USB on old hardware using PLoP and Grub4DOS (Error: Cannot continue if PLoP is active)

I want to boot Tails from a USB-stick on my old Pentium 4 machine, whose mainboard is too old to natively boot from USB. I want to boot from USB because I already have made a multi-boot-USB stick that ...
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deleted linux OS from root , while i do have dual booting system

I do have dual operating system booted up in my computer. Windows 10 is installed first then i installed fedora 28 later on , on my computer. When i logged in using fedora I accidentally deleted ...
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Dual Boot: “Invalid partition table” & cannot boot into Windows 10 anymore

I recently re-did my system setup, having two separate SSDs because Windows usually tries to screw Linux installations up if it's on the same physical disk. HDD layout HDD0 | nvme0n1 | Samsung SSD ...
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Bios Asus P8H67 doesn't remember boot order

Since a few days, my bios (Asus P8H67 ACPI BIOS Revision 3801) doesn't remember the boot order at startup so I get the following message: Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot ...
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How do I change UEFI boot order when the BIOS (the firmware) does not have that option?

I want to change the boot order to default to rEFInd but the system always boots to Windows 10 and I have to use F10 method to boot into Linux via grub and rEFInd. I want to boot into rEFInd by ...
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Advanced Start up options and bcdedit missing in windows 10 with deepin(Linux) dual boot

I have installed Windows 10 64bit 1809 os build 17763 along with Deepin 64bit 15.10. Both the system working well. I have a problem with the Windows Advanced startup option it is not there when I ...
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No Grub After Windows Shutdown [closed]

I'm using ASUS Rog with Dual Boot (Windows 10 and Linux Mint). After windows shutdown, my system is not booting into any operating system; Shows a bios menu instead. I have tried to repair it using ...
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Installed Kali but grub failed to install. What should I do?

I've been trying to dual boot Kali along with windows 10 in my laptop. It's got a Ryzen 5 2500u processor and vega8 graphics. I ran into a few problems while launching the setup. I looked up the ...
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How to fix “File \Windows\System32\drivers\stornvme.sys is missing” BSOD on Windows 10 (code 0xc000000f)

My Windows 10 keeps trying to auto repair, and fails loading. Important note: I used to change motherboard since I initially installed the Windows. Maybe this hardware change is related? From what ...
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Multiple Windows10 installations - is it possible to pre-select active and reboot? [duplicate]

I have three Windows 10 installations on separate drives on the same workstation Let's say I boot into Windows install #1 Next, I would like to boot into windows #2 Is there a way to "pre-select" ...
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Booting into the same Win10 within Virtual Box and directly thru dual booting

On my pc I use dual boot Linux and Win10. Is it possible to boot that Win10 also from Linux thru Vritualbox occasionaly? Regards
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Computer boots normally instead of to USB, ignoring BIOS boot order

I have both an Ubuntu 18.10 and a Windows 10 bootable USB drive. I used them to install both operating systems on the same laptop for dual boot. In order to select which one I boot to, I'm using the ...
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Macbook pro 2017. USB install of kali, not booting onto usb

I'm essentially trying to instal Kali to a USB drive. I'm not making a live kali with/without persistence but an actual full install of kali onto a usb drive. Live usb with persistence is a little ...
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Brand New Laptop fan control and tab issues with Kde Neon

I'm new to Linux and have been using Windows my whole life. I have been studying web development for a little over 6 months and am trying to progress into full stack so I decided to get a new laptop ...
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Shortcuts for language switching issue on Ubuntu 18.04 vs Windows

For a long time, I was a user of Windows 10, but recently installed a second OS - Ubuntu 18.04. For me, the best way to switch language is Ctrl+Shift, so I'd like to stay with it on both systems. ...
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Choose Grub at mulit-boot

I had a Windows-Archlinux dualboot for long time. Most recently I added Kalilinux and now I boot into the Kalilinux grub, instead of the Arhlinux Grub. Now I want to get the Archlinux one back. I have ...
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How I make a multiboot DVD using Easyboot with Deepin and Prime OS (or Phoenix OS) inside

I'm trying to make a Muiltiboot DVD using Easyboot with Deepin 15 and Prime OS. Please help to make then bootable and working the installer. Here is the list of commands that I tried in Easyboot: ...
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Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon - Hibernate doesn't save data

I recently dual-booted my Windows 10 machine with Linux Mint 19. When I realized that I couldn't hibernate my PC to switch into Windows without losing all my open windows, I did a quick Google search ...
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How can I set OSX to use local time instead of UTC?

I want OSX to use local time instead of UTC/GMT. I like my hardware clock to be set to local time. In linux, it would be timedatectl set-local-rtc 1 --adjust-system-clock Is there an osx equivalent ...
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Router sending DHCP NAK to PC, but only when switching operating systems

Here's the situation: I have a PC with a single ethernet interface, with a single MAC address. On my router (a Linksys E4200 with stock software), I have a DHCP reservation set to the MAC address ...
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dual boot Win 10 Fedora 29 - failed to set new efi boot target - kernel or firmware bug

My Lenovo Thinkpad 13 came with Win 10 preinstalled. I would like to use Fedora 29 on it as well but keep Win 10 as I use some software that does not have a linux versions. I created live Fedora ...
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Dual boot Windows + Linux with veracrypt disk encryption on Windows: set up in which order?

I currently have a laptop with Windows 10 and an unused second partition. I want to: install Ubuntu 18.10 Desktop on the second partition use Veracrypt's Full Disk Encryption in Windows. Note that '...
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Dual boot going straight to fedora without giving options

I am new to linux. I have a laptop with windows 10 in it. I have installed fedora 29 in parallel to this windows 10. I wanted to create a dual boot system but now whenever I switch on my laptop, it ...
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Hardware approach to dual booting Win 7 and Win 10. Will it work?

Here is a special device that fits into a 5.25 hard drive bay. https://www.startech.com/HDD/Mobile-Racks/hot-swap-hard-drive-bay-usb-enclosure~S251BU31REM# It enables you to swap SSD's by sliding ...
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How can i create a second Bootloader on a second drive?

I have Win8.1 running on my SSD and I recently installed Win10 on a hard drive, so the bootloader (EFI-System partition) is on my SSD and i can select the OS i want to boot there. That means of course ...
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Can't boot up a Kali Linux USB (UEFI)

I would like to create a USB with GRUB bootloader (or other) and Kali which can be used on any machine (alongside the main os already installed ). I've installed Kali on a USB (64 GB) stick and ...
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Two Windows installed, can launch just one

On a laptop with two hard disks, I want to move the Windows OS from one (C:) to the other (D:). So far I could clone it on the destination drive, and looking at the directory trees of the original and ...
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Is it possible to use 2 different SSD with different OS on the same computer without any data loss?

I have a laptop, actually I was using a SSD with Ubuntu, and I had an other hard-drive emplacement empty, so I was wondering as I already have a SSD with Windows already functionnal and installed on ...
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Installing Fedora 29 alongside Windows 10 replacing Ubuntu 18.10

I currently have a Windows 10 installation and Ubuntu 18.10 installed alongside it. I recently tried to install fedora but on the HDD there was no FAT32 partition for the boot. sdap1 was a NTFS ...
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Multi-boot Mac: macOS and Ubuntu Linux - where does Docker run fastest?

On a recent* Mac with a multi-boot choice of either macOS or Ubuntu Linux, on which OS does Docker run fastest on? This multi-boot would provide booting into either of the selected OSs so that it ...
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Dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu. How do I get my disk space back now that I dont want Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu with grub to dual boot with Windows. I just want to remove Ubuntu/Get my disk space back for my windows disk on this system. Notice here how it stuck an NTFS volume between my ...
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ESP corrupted, windows won’t boot

I was trying to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 with Bitlocker, and one command failed while fixing the ESP. This was the bootrec /fixboot command. I looked for everything online, and one forum user ...
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Windows moved the bootloader to another drive

I have a dual boot install. I first installed Windows 7 in its own disk (C:) with the secondary drive disconnected. I did this because I know Windows has a tendency to mess with other drives. Then I ...
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Is there any possible way to move OS from SSD to HDD? SSD has dual boot

I have SSD and HDD on my laptop. I made partitioned the SSD and installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18 in SSD (dual boot). My SSD size is only 250GB (both OS installed here) and HDD size is 1TB. Now I ...