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Questions tagged [dual-boot]

For questions regarding the installation of two or more operating systems on a single computer.

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Failure to boot, Couldnt get UEFI db list / size 0x8

I recently got elementaryOS working by dualbooting with windows 10, but a couple days later I could no longer boot elementary, and got the following message: https://i.imgur.com/XH4OzxI.jpg Note I ...
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Problem with installing Grub, after eOS installation.

so i was trying to install elementary OS Juno on my laptop Lenovo ideapad Y700-15 isk and i had problems with Grub installation after whole process which made me unable to boot up eOS. I had same ...
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Cannot install eOS 5.0 from usb (list of tried solutions inside)

I'm trying to install elementaryOS on my Lenovo 80xc. I downloaded the elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016 ISO. I put it onto my USB using universal usb installer. I go to boot select on startup, choose ...
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Can't boot Juno for live CD or install - with different kernel parameter

I've tried the beta 1, 2 and now the final version of Juno, I always get a system restart just a second after boot when I want to try on live cd or isntall. I tried to put on kernel parameter ...
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Dual boot issue

When I installed Juno, I already had Win7 and Loki running. I wanted to replace Loki with Juno but was not given that choice. It was "run alongside" or "replace all." Now I have all three running, ...
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Removing full disk encyrption so i can dualboot

I want to dual boot another linux distro alongside elementary os but apparently to dual boot i need to remove full disk encryption someone said i needed to reinstall elementary os but i have no idea ...
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Quick info (for peace of mind)

I'm pretty sure if I shrink my HDD to leave some unallocated free space and then try to install ElementaryOS alongside my W10, it will just use that free space, and create everything it needs from ...
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completing the installation process

I am trying to create a duel-boot Apple iMac, using Mac OS on the internal drive and Elementary on an external drive. I've gotten a bootable version on a USB thumb drive and explored the Live View, ...
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Dual boot redirecting to windows 10 instead or OS choice

I had windows 10 in my lenovo V110 laptop, Legacy BIOS. Then I installed Loki alongside windows in another XFS drive. Now after installation, whenever I start my computer, windows 10 opens directly ...
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Broken elementary os after low disk space warning

After installing (with no issues) EOS several weeks back, I was learning daily how to use it on a dual boot Windows 10 laptop. One night I was notified of low disk space, with something like 1 mb ...
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medium error dev nvme0n1 when I try to install elementaryos 5.0 beta with uefi

PC: M2.NVME(UEFI Windows10 already installed) and HDD(Try to install ElementaryOS 5.0) BIOS: Secure boot disable(custom or standard) USB Flash: UEFI Elementary 5.0 beta(made by rufus with default ...
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Boot error: invalid arch independent ELF magic

I have Windows 10 installed on my machine and installed elementary os on a partition on my harddrive -- the installation looked to be successful and I was able to successfully dual boot between ...
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Grub not showing anymore on macbook pro

I successfully installed Elementary OS (Loki) on a MBP 15"(MacBookPro8,2) alongside OSX 10.7 and another installation of Sierra. On startup I would get a screen with the 3 options,for each os. All ...
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Installation of Elementary OS shows warning

I have windows 10 as my main operating system (Windows 10 is installed in Legacy Mode, whereas Elementary OS is trying to install as UEFI) but when I try to install Elementary OS on another partition ...
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“Install alongside other OS” does not detect SSD

I'm trying to install Elementary 0.4.1 on my main SSD (500GB Samsung 850 EVO, has Windows 10 on it) and dual boot it with Windows. I also have another 1TB HDD that I use in Windows as a storage drive. ...
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os-prober doesn't see my m.2 ssd

when i run fdisk i get the following christian@DixieFlatline:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for christian: Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 232.9 GiB, 250059350016 bytes, 488397168 sectors Units: ...
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Razer Blade Stealth Dual Boot

I'm really new to elementary and Linux in general so I apologize in advance if my questions sound stupid. I installed elementary on other machines before as the main OS with no issue at all but I ...
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Black Screen on Bootup after loading image

I am having problems with elementary OS booting. I have had it installed for about 2 months now on my MacBook Pro. I have a dual boot with macOS and elementary OS, using the rEFIend boot manager. I ...
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Messed up my first install, any tips for the next try?

I have just tried to install elementary as a dual boot alongside windows 10 on my new XPS 15 and it was a bit of a train crash. After some issues with Dell specifically, see here - elementary install ...
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Dual boot with Linux Slackware

I have had a chance to try Elementary and I really enjoyed the experience, so I'm trying to install it on my Lenovo laptop, along with my current Slackware distro. Since I already have another Linux ...
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dual boot mac OS problems

So I did a dual boot on my Macbook Air, or at least I thought. I partitioned the hard-drive and used Etcher to install Elementary from a flash drive. The installation went well, except I cannot ...
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Partition Issue (Using unallocated space)- GParted

So I previously used dual-boot and had windows and linux running but decided to switch to only Linux (ElementaryOS). The unallocated space was from deleting the partition for my windows. I am now ...
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Unable to boot from live-USB: black screen with a white (non-blinking) underscore

I've completely removed the stock OS on my new laptop and successfully reinstalled it with the latest Windows 10 64-bit (Redstone 4) MSDN ISO (erased all partitions, Win10 setup automatically ...
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Entering elementary OS directly

I installed elementary OS alongside Windows 10, now every time grub menu will show up my pc startup. Can I enter elementary OS without choosing it? and how can I boot Windows 10 if elementary OS ...
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How to fix windows boot issue after multiboot?

I had Windows 10 installed and was trying to install Elementary OS as dual boot. After that i could not boot into windows. I repaired grub using boot-repair and the current entries are: Elementary ...
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Solved - Elementary OS dual boot with Windows 10 - Windows resolution stuck at 800x600

I installed Elementary OS in my Asus Vivobook S15 with 2GB NVidia MX150. Everything is well with Elementary OS. But Windows - there is a problem. If I change the UEFI settings for Windows Boot Manager,...
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elementary os is slow after boot

that what make my eOS slow after boot rc-local.service @1min 42.575s +3ms NetworkManager-wait-online.service @1min 36.459s +6.113s NetworkManager.service @1min 33.155s +3.303s snapd.socket @1min 32....
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Dual boot with Windows 10 on external drive not working

I successfully installed Windows 10 Pro on an external SSD connected to a USB3 port. This was done using WintoUSB software that mimics Windows to Go. I could then connect the drive to either of two ...
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Elementary OS boot drive is shown up only sometimes

I have installed Elementary OS (next to Win 10) and so far I start it by pressing and holding F8 at startup. BUT the drive on which Elementary OS is installed does NOT show up every time. I have the ...
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Installing Windows alongside Elementary OS

I am fairly new to Elementary OS and Ubuntu/Linux. I would like to install Windows alongside Elementary OS and do a dual boot system. I have found some posts on it but they are older then two years ...
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Elementary OS errors/stuck on bootlogo

I'm trying to dualboot Elementary OS on my laptop. It runs W10 Pro. I followed the very easy steps however I'm getting these errors. If I put nomodeset in to the file I somehow got through the errors ...
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Elementary OS Loki missing from rEFInd

After I installed elementary OS it said successful but when I went to load it from rEFInd the only operating system was Mac. I installed it through a live DVD using the command ubiquity -b. Also my ...
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elementary OS installer crashes

I'm running a Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB. Trying to dual boot elementary OS with Windows10. At pretty near the end of the installation process when everything is being installed, it just crashes. It gives ...
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System time is not synced with windows

I have a triple boot operating systems with windows and two linux. each one of them are having different date and times. if I updated at one, then other two's values get messed up. How can I fix that?
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Can't do dualboot with Windows 10, options missing

Tried to install elementary OS the same way I used to before - Leave free space at the time of Windows installation and then just split it up during elementary OS installation. But now there's no ...
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Hard drive not seen by elementary's installer

This is similar to this question. While trying to install elementary OS as a dual boot to existing Windows, the elementary's installer does not "see" the target HDD: It can only see an external HDD (...
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Troubleshooting in dual boot

I installed elementary os in my dell pc with dual booting windows 8 . Now my windows 8 is not getting started what should I do please suggest
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I just install Loki and updated it. But after reboot both my laptop's built-in keyboard and touchpad stopped working

However plugging in a usb keyboard and mouse works and strangely the Cap Lock light is on the built in keyboard and an it seems to shows up when I run the command xinput --list. Both the internal ...
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How to run Elementary OS in place of Windows 10 on my laptop?

I have a problem. Recently I installed the last version of Elementary OS on my Dell Inspirion 5559 next to Windows 10. After the installation everything was ok, I restarted my laptop a couple of ...
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elementary Loki 0.4 (64bit), Dual boot: delete one OS and join partition with elementary?

i have dual (linux) boot; elementary (loki) and Mint (sarah) each partition is roughly 100GB. how do i delete Mint, and join both partitions? Thank you Pine Sol
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Dual-booted with Windows and I don't want Windows anymore

I dual-booted with Windows a while ago. Now I want to delete Windows (already did it) and make elementary take the rest of the hd without having to reinstall the system.
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Slow boot after reinstalling GRUB

I recently installed ElementaryOS Loki 0.4.1 in my SSD on top of an old Windows 10 dual-boot with Ubuntu 17.04 setup. Ubuntu was in my HDD, so GRUB detected it and included it in the OSes list after ...
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Black screen at boot [SOLVED]

I updated eOS and the AppCenter told me to restart. I had uninstalled some applications prior to running the update. Now I only get a black screen after the eOS logo splash screen during bootup. When ...
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Unable to boot into Windows

I'm new to Elementary. Initially I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with Windows 10. I wanted to remove Ubuntu and install Elementary OS. So, my friend ran sudo rm -rf / --no-preserve-root and then it ...
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Laptop display not recognized - Dual boot elementary and Windows 10

So I recently bought a laptop : i7-6700HQ 16Go DDR4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 SSD 250Go HDD 2To It came without any installed operating system and I would like to run both Win10 and ...
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Bios setup for grub is removed every time I boot Windows

I installed elementary os and Windows in a dual boot configuration and both boot without errors from grub. Howewer, every time i run Windows the boot setting for elementary is removed from boot menu ...
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After installing Linux in late 2011 macbook pro osx lion doesn't start

My hardrive was damaged so I had to change it, after so I was given mac osx mavericks I think, I decided to install linux with packaging version of ubuntu 16.0 LTS in ElementaryOS,I made a partition ...
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OSX doesn't boot on mac after installing Elementary OS and modifying Grub

I've installed ElementaryOS on OSX, at first a black scree was shown, I followed the #9 and #10 tutorials in the answer in: Black screen when installing OS ,in the final steps I was able to boot on ...
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Wi-Fi connection is so slow on elementaryOS that can't even load google.com

I am running Windows7 with elementary OS, while windows7 runs pretty smooth, elementaryOS behaves as if it doesn't have any connection at all. Doesn't even load google.com and after 15 minutes or so, ...
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Windows 7 gets started automatically after installing elementary OS, I cannot see options to choose OS

Windows 7 gets started automatically even after installing elementary OS. In short I am not getting an option which OS I want to run/select.... windows 7 gets started automatically and I am non ...