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While your other operating system will be intact, updater will install new windows loader and you will have to restore your grub. Meaning that you should have linux live CD / usb at hand to restore grub. Help on how to do this can be found in various places including help ubuntu. Help ubuntu: Recovering Ubuntu After Installing Windows or use Boot Repair ...


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It is a bit tricky. Once you install Windows alongside with Linux (or vice versa) you will mess up GRUB. So, the way I do it, and it is REALLY EASY, is: 1- Install the OS that you want. Don't mind GRUB for now. Install as many Windows as you want, as many Linux as you want (I have elementary and 3 Windows) 2- After the installation, boot ubuntu/elementary ...


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How can I install Freya? Whether I need any unused partition to use it on Freya. or it will use the Windows 7 partitions. Backup Data Step 1: Getting Prepared: Install windows first. (Since you already have Windows installed, that’s fine.) Make Room for elementary : Create a seperate partition for elementary. This will save you some time later. Step 2: ...


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Recommended System Specifications for elementary OS : Intel i3 or comparable dual-core 64-bit processor 1 GB of system memory (RAM) 15 GB of disk space Internet access Download Elementary OS from here Shrink one of your partition in windows (for example shrink 20GB) Boot in to live USB or disk. Now you’ll be asked to choose the ...


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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 default setting and to set the BIOS clock to local time instead of UTC, you will have to use the timedatectl command. You can check what you have set to use by: ...


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Not sure, if your system freezes completely, or if it's "just" the desktop. In case you are very new to linux and didn't already know: Try switching to a Terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+F1 or ...+F2 (your desktop should be at ...+F7) From there you can view all active processes using the command ps Each process has an ID. You can force-quit any process ...


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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 shortcut will be removed and your new shortcut will replace it.


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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-Uninstaller. If you only have elementary OS installed , just delete all the partitions when you install Windows. Both of these will delete all data on your ...


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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 manually set rEFInd. I had to do it in my Dell pc following the instruccions in the rEFInd website, in the "Alternative Naming Options / Renaming Files Manually" ...


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I just upgraded by replacing my Windows 7 install with Windows 10 (I couldnt just upgrade; long story). I have 3 drives in my setup: 2 for elementary OS and 1 for windows, grub is installed on the root drive of elementary OS. Before the installation I unplugged all non windows drives and I didnt even have to reconfigure grub after the installation. Long ...


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Depending on your partitioning and already installed operating systems you will be presented by several options from installer. If there is free space and you already have another operating system you will be presented with the option to "Install elementary alongside [your operating system]". The partitions to host elementary will be created from the free ...


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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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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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OK, so the problem is with GRUB. It didn't installed properly during the installation. Why can't you see Linux partitions inside of Windows? Windows does not support ext4 out of the box. ext4 is the most popular file system for Linux. However, you can see your partitions by installing some third party software (not gonna suggest one of them, but you have ...


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Read this post here: install windows after installing ubuntu This post has good explained answers on how to solve your problem. These answers will also work for elementary as both uses GRUB.


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it gave me a > rather than the usual me@me~$ You have included the single quote. You get > for every ENTER until you enter other single quote. Press Ctrl + D to see actual error message. (Simply you can terminate with Ctrl + C) what does this mean? Off-topic in this site. But let me tell you in single line. It allows scripting in multiple lines in ...


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WinUSB can do that. It is a bit buggy but it gets the job done. UNetBootin used to be able to do it too, but I'm not sure if it still works. If both these options don't work, you could install a Windows virtual machine and create the ISO from there. Microsoft profides free Windows VM ISO's for 90 days.


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Is it possible that the Slow Keys option has somehow gotten turned on? You can find this option in the "Universal Access" section of settings.


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You should be able to just click "Install alongside Windows", without the need for boot repair or any other modification. It's what I did on my most recent installation.


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It's definitely possible to restore Windows 7 and remove Elementary. You'll need a Windows 7 restore disc to do so. One might have come with your computer. If you don't have one, you can create one: Get your Windows 7 Installation disc or download the ISO from Microsoft. Follow these instructions to create a bootable recovery drive. You'll need to do this ...


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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 system settings->Tweaks and there you'll find what you're looking for.


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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 anything special. Before uninstalling Windows, put elementary on a thumb drive and try it out in Live CD mode. It will run slower than when natively installed, ...


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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 more information on how to install Windows and then get your Linux setup working again. If you've already backed up your data, the simplest option might be to do ...


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This happens because of main display is the one which is with the white start in it. It's possible to choose any display as the main display by clicking on the star. This is hard to miss. But I missed it somehow. Hope this will help somebody.


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HP has recently been using only one antenna on a wireless card with two connectors. Larry Finger with some help from Realtek came up with the solution sudo apt-get install git linux-headers-generic build essential git clone git://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git cd rtlwifi_new git checkout rock.new_btcoex make sudo make install Reboot. Then try sudo ...


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Of course it is possible Niklas and that too without any trouble., but since this is very newbie question, I would advise you to look into and understand the differences that all linux based distributions have from mainstream Windows so that your expectations are set accordingly. Elementary OS does make it really easy to use though!


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ok I've done boot-repair from a live-usb and now in the grub menu i've these options to choose. What do i have to do in order to access to Windows? Also i think i've forgotten to disable Secure Boot at the beginning, is it still necessary after boot-repair. [SOLVED] better than i thought, it was the first one "Windows UEFI recovery bootmgfw.efi" (don't ...


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The X205TA it's a really nice notebook. I think you should try this link ubuntu-16.04-install-asus-x205ta, reading some info on the web looks like this can work. Edit: right now I'm runnin the live usb, the kernel is 3.19 the emmc and the wifi is not working, this is and maybe debian reference instalation can help us (ñ_ñ).


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To create windows live usb, you can use WinUSB. But WinUSB is a third-party software, we need to add PPA to install. Before that recommended reading: How can I identify a PPA is safe or not. Also UNetBootin really can't be used to create Windows bootable usb sticks, always errors. You can also create live usb using gnome-disk-utility Install from ...


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I also had this problem ('grub-efi' package failed to install into /target/) and I fixed according to this askbuntu post. Basically, what you have to do is use the option to "connect to Internet" during the Install process. It is not necessary to choose "download updates during install", just connect to Internet is enough.


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