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Time wrong since dual-boot installation

Windows sets the BIOS clock to the local time while Linuxes (so elementary OS as well) sets to UTC by default. You can set the hardware clock time standard through the command line. To change this ...
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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

Yes it can work with gen 2. Before starting VM go into settings -> security. Disable secure boot and save it. Start your VM and go install.
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Making it work more like Windows

Just install Elementary Tweaks. Here you can learn how to install it. With that, you can set the double-click behaviour and the location of the window control buttons. Once installed, go to the ...
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Make Win + ↓ minimize the current window

If you go into System Settings --> Keyboard, you should be able to change the shortcut for minimizing the current window. If you change it to a shortcut that's already in use (such as Win+↓), the old ...
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How do I remove elementary OS and put Windows back on?

Try using OS Uninstaller if Windows is installed (dual boot).This will remove elementary OS from you hard drive.A tutorial can be found on the Ubuntu Wiki at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OS-...
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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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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

Linux did not work in Hyper V for UEFI installations until very recently. You should find that elementary OS Freya works with legacy mode enabled, or that Loki works as intended.
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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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I'm thinking of completely uninstalling Windows 10 and using Elementary OS full time but I have a couple questions

I can't speak to your specific issues, but Windows driver issues made me switch to elementary OS. I went from several major, unresolvable issues to just a few minor annoyances without needing to do ...
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Install Elementary's desktop on Bash for Windows

You should try to install the elementary-desktop package sudo apt-add-repository ppa:elementary-os/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/os-patches sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...
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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

When creating the VM you will be asked to pick the Generation. Generation 1 will work perfectly. Generation 2 will work IF after you have created the VM using the wizard, you go into the settings of ...
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Can I create a MacBook install image on a Windows 10 PC?

Yes. The elementary OS installation instructions are available here. I recommend using Balena Etcher to flash the ISO on to the USB. When you go to boot from the USB, you'll need to press and hold the ...
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System time is not synced with windows

I had a similar issue - search gave me the following which fixed my issue. Basically your system bios clock setting is the reference point to work from before changing your OS settings. https://...
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Hard drive not seen by elementary's installer

As often happens I found a solution myself: The problem seemed indeed in Intel Rapid Storage Technology. If you log into Windows and disable acceleration of the hard drive with SSD, then reboot into ...
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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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How to read commands from a text file

If your question deals with Microsoft Windows OS you are in the wrong place as this forum deals with elementary OS (a Gnu-Linux) distribution. In any case if you search "batch in windows 7" (...
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How do you Partition On Elementary to Install Windows?

If you want to install windows 8 and remove elementary you do not need to create partitions from elementary. If you want to create partition without Windows pre-installed on the hard drive, you can ...
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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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Loki 0.4.1 and replacing Windows help

MonoDevelop is a decent free program for programing in C#, F#, Visual Basic .NET, C/C++, and Vala. You can find it in the AppCentre or download it directly from their website: http://www.monodevelop....
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Try to dual boot elementary OS with windows 10

Try running the command sudo update-grub I believe that updates Grub to look for other installed operating systems and add them to its list. Other than that, there are too many variables as to ...
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Can I swap the close bottons from left to right: Gnome

You can use: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides "{'Gtk/DialogsUseHeader': <0>, 'Gtk/ShellShowsAppMenu': <0>, 'Gtk/DecorationLayout': <':close,minimize,...
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Can I swap the close bottons from left to right: Gnome

Installing elementary tweaks would be an easy graphical solution of customizing your system. Here's a link to the git repo https://github.com/elementary-tweaks/elementary-tweaks It is true that ...
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How to make disk Partition?

You can download and use gparted software visually and directly vis AppCenter on the Loki. After partitioning HDD as you want, you can install windows on the region of storage partiotioned for windows....
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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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I maybe corrupted my BIOS

On the side of the laptop there is a button next to the power button called a "NOVO" button. When the laptop is completely shut down, you can press that button and go straight into BIOS or UEFI ...
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Time wrong since dual-boot installation

reg.exe add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation /v RealTimeIsUniversal /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f will teach windows how to use utc. source(ger): https://de.manjaro.org/index.php?...
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Installing elementary OS on XPS 15 9550 with Intel SSD in dual boot Windows 10

I looked up your laptop from the Dell website. The HDD is in fact a hybrid drive with a 32 gb ssd inside of the 500 gb mechanical drive. This is the reason that you need the Intel RST driver to work. ...
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Problems installing over Windows 10

I would suggest using a partition manager utility such a GParted Live (either the CD or USB version), delete all partitions on the hard drive, reboot, and then try installing it clean. If that fails, ...
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