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Can't do dualboot with Windows 10, options missing

You're booting elementary OS in BIOS/MBR/Legacy mode, which allows only up to 4 primary partitions per disk drive. Booting in EFI/UEFI will allow you to install both OSes in UEFI mode, but you need to ...
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Elementary OS Juno and Windows 10 dualboot time is wrong. RTC time is not changing to local

Please execute this in your terminal, timedatectl set-local-rtc 1 --adjust-system-clock Do not worry if you see a warning after running timedatectl.
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Black screen at boot [SOLVED]

Everything works again! No need to reinstall! I pressed Ctrl+Alt+F1 to boot into tty1 and the $DISPLAY environment variable was empty. So redefined the DISPLAY variable using export DISPLAY=:0.0 and ...
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How to get HP laptop to boot rEFInd

I recommend that you first disable automatic boot repair from a console in Windows: bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No Try now if that has solved your problem. If not, you may have to ...
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Entering elementary OS directly

If you want to dualboot elementary and Windows you'll have to see the grub menu every time you turn your pc on. However, if you barely use one of those operating systems, you could hide the grub menu ...
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What should be done with boot partition for updated installation of elementary OS Odin

There are few things to know here. The default Windows EFI partition of 100MB is too small for Windows and Elementary - Elementary will not be able to install on it. You need to create a second EFI ...
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"unable to install grub in /dev/sda. This is a fatal error."

This always works for me :- 1. download & create liveimage of supergrub iso. 2. boot super grub. 3. locate bootable OS on the pc. ( if more than one OS on the PC) 4. boot you preferred OS. 5. ...
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How to re-install windows without breaking my eOS

The Windows installation process generally does mess with Grub, the Linux bootloader. One way to prevent such issues is to install Windows in a virtual machine such as VirtualBox. This answer has ...
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Can I have on my mac Sierra computer both runing - mac sierra and elementary?

Yes, of course :) Just download elementary and make it bootable on USB or CD. Then boot it and click install. Following the instructions, you'll come to step where you can decide if you want to erase ...
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Partition Issue (Using unallocated space)- GParted

You can't change the partition you're currently using. Try resizing the partition using a live USB.
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Dual-booted with Windows and I don't want Windows anymore

I think it should not be a problem. here's one link how to live resize main partition I'm sure there are easier ways to do it with gparted or similar software (haven't done it myself in a while) ...
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Slow boot after reinstalling GRUB

I managed to fix the problem! I followed a similar solution found here. So the problem was that when installing Elementary OS, Ubuntu still existed and the installation used the swap partition from ...
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Unable to boot into Windows

There's no way to repair the windows boot loader from linux and trying to code that is useless because the disk ID is something that is unique, believe me I tried hard. You must do a windows pendrive ...
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Laptop display not recognized - Dual boot elementary and Windows 10

Your graphics card should be perfectly supported. I also have a 1070 in my desktop PC and assuming your information is correct you also have the desktop card in your notebook. I dont know if this ...
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After installing Linux in late 2011 macbook pro osx lion doesn't start

For me, recovery mode is automatic if the hard drive is blank and will try to talk to Apple via a network connection to install MacOS, run Disk Utility, Terminal, etc., though it takes a while. You ...
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Dual boot elementary OS and Vector Linux

I'm getting a little closer. There's something about the Vector install on /dev/sdb that grub-mkconfig in elementary does not like. I disabled OS_PROBER, and voila, update-grub generates a new grub....
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Dual boot elementary OS and Vector Linux

I think the problem is that the grub config is messed up. To solve it, do the following: sudo pantheon-text-editor /etc/default/grub The file should have a part like this, make sure the options are ...
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I need help in doing the partitions for the installation process

First of all you need to create a new partition on your os drive. You can shrink your Windows partition using the Disks Management Tool that comes on Windows. Then just leave the empty space you want ...
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Partitioning dual boot

plz reformat the external after doing all of this , the drive is a mess, Looks like your computer is new, the other partitions are important for windows so don't touch them, and guess what ,if you ...
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Can one run Elementary within VM

Installing VirtualBox is pretty easy: just follow the instructions on the program's website VirtualBoxForMacOS. If you are asking how to install elementary is in VirtualBox: Download the ISO from ...
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"Installer crashed" during install process on a dual boot UEFI Windows 8.1 64-bit laptop

Fixed it. I found a bug reported on launchpad that described my problem, it is apparently due to the installer (ubiquity) trying to open a file that it needs super user permissions for. The work ...
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dual boot loki + osx on mac mini

I run elementary on a mini. I've run dual boot and just elementary. I've always had more luck with refind than with just grub. It can be installed but you have to disable system integrity protection. ...
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"unable to install grub in /dev/sda. This is a fatal error."

I had the same problem on my HP pavilion 15 with Freya and couldn't find any solution (none of them worked) . Recently I tried Loki beta 2 (It has newer kernel) and was successfully able to install it....
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How to recover / merge partions into Elementary OS?

To use full functionality of Gparted you need to start it not from your OS. For example, in situations like yours I use Live-USB with Elementary. So, you run Gparted from Live-USB (or DVD, it's not ...
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Dual Boot with Windows 10

Run the LiveCD, or boot from USB again (whichever you did to install it). select the "Try elementary OS" option, Then in that session, connect to the internet and install boot repair. sudo apt-add-...
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Operating System Not Found

This always works for me: download & create liveimage of supergrub iso. boot super grub. locate bootable OS on the pc. ( if more than one OS on the PC) boot you preferred OS. Login & go ...
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Operating System Not Found

Try this: Boot into the live usb and open terminal Open terminal and write this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && ...
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