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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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How can I install Windows (10, probably) alongside my existing elementary OS?

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 ...
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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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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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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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Laggy keyboard input on elementary OS compared to Windows 10

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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Install alongside windows 10 UEFI

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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Install Windows 7 and erase Elementary OS

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: ...
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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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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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VBox Kernel driver not installed (rc=1908)

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 ...
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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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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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Can't access Windows 10 after dual boot

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 ...
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Is it possible to install Freya on a laptop with mixed-mode EFI and eMMC flash?

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 ...
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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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Additional windows of an application open in wrong display

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 ...
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