Questions tagged as ['windows-10']

An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released on July 29, 2015
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Grub not loading in dual-boot with Windows 10
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I've first installed Windows 10 and afterwards the latest Xubuntu version. If I boot now it directly boots Xubuntu. Grub won't be loaded. I also changed the boot style in grub from hidden to menu without success. Then I tried to press the esc key during startup to force the grub boot menu without success either. So it looks like grub isn't loaded at all.

When I change the boot order (in UEFI) to  ...

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Anton Hinkel avatar
Windows 10 VM guest OS boots to a blue screen after restarting the host
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I used Ubuntu 20.04 as host and create a Windows 10 VM (21H1) in KVM (via the GUI). In the VM I pass my graphics card (RTX2070) and the whole group via PCI passthrough, which works thanks to various guides.

After I installed updates/drivers in the VM, the graka is also recognized. I can also install programs or restart the VM without any problems, but as soon as I restart the host (with the VM sw ...

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John Rennie avatar
who command produces no output on WSL2
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I am using Ubuntu 20.04 in the Windows subsystem for Linux on Windows 10. When I type the who command I get no output:

renniej@ratitch:~$ whoami
renniej@ratitch:~$ who

I have tried various things like sudo who and who -a but still I get no output. who --version gives:

who (GNU coreutils) 8.30
Copyright (C) 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or ...
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Adonis Cedeño avatar
Using a PuTTY private key from windows to linux
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I've generated two keys on PuTTY: public and private. Using this software on windows I can connect to the server as usual.

Then I tried to copy those files in my ubuntu machine (21.04), and logged in loading the private key (open putty, write the user@hostname and then load the private key at SSH>Auth), but there is unable to connect being rejected by the server as this error says:

Unable to loa ...
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Haadee Bin Hafees avatar
bios booting into windows bootloader instead of ubuntu
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Bios automatically chooses windows bootloader instead of Ubuntu. If I go to boot order menu in bios by clicking f10, only Windows bootloader is listed, not Ubuntu. However, if I go to boot options by clicking f9 Ubuntu is listed and that's how I usually boot into Ubuntu. How do I boot into Ubuntu by default? I'd rather choose which OS I want to boot into in grub(?) rather than booting into windows. I tr ...

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Does dual-booting Ubuntu with Windows 10 have any chance of stopping my laptop's screen flickering
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I have a Asus Laptop that came with Win10 pre-installed, after using it for about a year and a half, its screen started to occasionally flicker (it started doing that for the first time after continuous usage (google meet) of about 4 hours and now it starts doing it anywhere around the 30 mins to 2 hr mark).

I tried updating my graphics driver, and all other methods that came up online to no avai ...

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Disable automount only for Windows Partition on Ubuntu 20.04
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i have just installed a dual boot computer with Windows 10 and Xubuntu 20.04.

There is still remaining only one problem, i don't have find a solution for it. I want to disabled the automount only for the Windows partition to let people automount theirs usb drive. So it's no possible to block ntfs driver.

How can i proceed ? By the past, it was possible to manually add entry to /etc/fstab but now...

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doeth avatar
PCI device listed in Device Manager with code 28
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I have this laptop and I'm trying to pass-through my MX130 to a Windows 10 VM. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 (fully up-to-date). Packages installed (from the Ubuntu repositories): qemu-kvm libvirt-clients libvirt-daemon-system bridge-utils virt-manager ovmf


GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash quiet intel_iommu=on kvm.ignore_msrs=1 vfio-pci.ids=10de:174d" 

lspci -nnk output:

.. ...
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Vera Bernhard avatar
Webcam only showing blue on Windows 10 running in Oracle Virtual Box on Ubuntu 20.04
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I have an Oracle Virtual Box 6.1 running Windows 10 on Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to use a webcam in my Windows 10 running in the VM. I have already installed the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack 6.1.26 which enabled me to detect the webcam in the VM. However, instead of showing a camera picture, it only shows a blue screen. The device I'm working on is a Dell Latitude 7480.

Any ideas on how to  ...

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SamA avatar
Ubuntu server in Windows virtual machine
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I'm running Window Pro 10 on a x64 desktop with 8GB memory, 4 cores running at 2.7GHz and lots of disk space.

Is it possible to install Ubuntu server in a virtual machine? If yes, then please direct me to a good source for guidance.


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Machinus avatar
Starting VM using a vmdk (from a bootable Ubuntu disk) stops at UEFI 2.2
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Host computer: Windows 10.

I'm trying to boot a Virtual Machine using a vmdk file made from a bootable Ubunbu hard disk:

RAW host disk access VMDK file ~\RAID.vmdk created successfully.

The createrawvmdk seems to work, but when I start the virtual machine, it boots into "UEFI Interactive Shell 2.2," and I can't get out of it. I attempted to edit the startup.nsh file, but that crashes the machine whe ...

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fednem avatar
Ubuntu 18.04 freezes on log in screen locally while working with RDC
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Some times ago I have installed xrdp (0.9.5) on my Dell tower (OS Ubuntu 18.04) in order to be able to work on it from home, from my laptop (OS Windows 10 Pro, Version 2004, OS build 19041.1165).

In itself, everything has worked fine, as I can use RDC from my Win laptop to log in and work on the Dell tower. However, now that I am back at the office, I discovered that if I try to work locally on th ...

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Captain Giraffe avatar
GRUB starts but init cant read any media
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So preconditions: I'm looking at a new machine, win10 is installed. I have easily downloaded the 20.04 iso.

I partition a section of the ssd at 10GB (sda5/D:) planning to copy the ubuntu installation media to that space.(disk manegment.)

Now it starts to get fun.

I google iso writer for windows. (probably a noob mistake). The top google results are mostly spam and ads. I find some top 10/ top 5 that ag ...

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teUnable to mount NTFS partition
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I have an SSD with Windows 10 installed. I have been able to mount the partition in the past.

However, now, when I mount the partition with Windows on it, I get an error message complaining about a wrong file system type.

I have already disabled fast startup. I am using Ubuntu bionic. The output when I tried ntfsfix:

sudo ntfsfix /dev/nvme0

Mounting volume... Error reading bootsector: Invalid argument ...

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Suhrav Hussain avatar
Dual boot and bios option not coming after installing dual boot
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I recently installed ubuntu with dual boot without any usb or pendrive by watching a YouTube tutorial. But Now I can only use my ubuntu os. No dual boot option shows when I start the computer. Not even my mother board logo. Only black screen comes and after that ubuntu logo shows and the os start. How can i fix this issue?

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Jason S. avatar
How to transfer GPG key to another computer
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I generated the OpenPGP key on my Windows computer. I don't know why I didn't do it on Ubuntu. How do I get the key from that computer onto Ubuntu? Do I need to generate a new key?

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Jhon avatar
No option to boot into ubuntu after windows update
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I had Ubuntu and Windows 10 dual boot. I recently got an update for Windows. I did it. Before update, GRUB menu used to appear. But now, Windows boots directly. I tried very much but it seems no option to boot into Ubuntu... No boot option in BIOS. I can still see Ubuntu disk in diskmgmt.msc in Windows.

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Windows 10 Dual Boot.

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ChaseH. avatar
What issues can I face with having two OSes access files?
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I want to access LUKS encrypted storage on Windows. I mount the storage on a Ubuntu 21.04 VM which shares the files with Windows 11.

Is it safe to have Windows modify the files (through samba)? Second part of question, does it compromise the encryption in any way?

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aimwin avatar
Windows 10 boot option in Grub Menu failed to boot windows 10 (21H1)
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Windows 10 version 21H1 upgrade destroyed my grub menu on both of my Desktop and Notebook. I fixed the grub menu and face new issue.

Windows 10 boot option in Grub Menu failed to boot windows 10 (21H1)

I finally found the easy fix for my problems so I post it here just in case it can help others.

I have done these steps:

  1. That Windows is installed and configured to boot via UEFI.

  2. Ubuntu is installe ...

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NON OS (windows) files deleted/ hidden with OS uninstaller
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I had a dual boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. One partition was dedicated to keep files which could be accessed from both the OSes. Then I removed the windows by formatting the partition containing Windows however the entry was still available in Grub. So i decided to use OS-Uninstaller to uninstall windows completely. I downloaded and used the said utility in Ubuntu and it gave me a succes ...

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Dezo avatar
Why can I not run android emulator on wsl2 on Ubuntu 20.04.2?
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I am using a HP 470 G8 laptop with an 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1165G7 @ 2.80GHz processor and I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 within WSL2 on my Windows 10 Professional. After installing Android Studio on Ubuntu, I tried to set Android AVD Manager, but I get this error:

Your CPU does not support required features VT-x or SVM

Here is an image of my problem:

Virtual Device Configuration

I have enabled VT-x in BIOS ...

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Bosbes avatar
External SSD with Ubuntu not regonized by HP Boot system
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I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an external Samsung SSD 1TB. It has one partition with 50gb and one with 950 GB. The 50GB is primary and Ubuntu is installed on the 50 GB partition which was created within the installation. I installed it on my Windows 10 HP 15-cs3722nd laptop but now it doesn't regonize the external SSD with Ubuntu on it. Not in the UEFI and not in if I brake the startup and press F9 (Boot  ...

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Haya avatar
Install Ubuntu 20 side by side with windows 10
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I have a new computer with windows 10. I want to install LTS of Ubuntu 20, side by side with. Is Ubuntu 20 allow this technique or not and it should me to use Ubuntu only?

Note: I know that I well disable UEFI. But, I catch an information said: Ubuntu 18 and down it allowed to be side by side with windows, than Ubuntu 20 it is not allowing, is that correct?

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sogu avatar
wsl2 jupyter lab URL to Chrome
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I want to connect Jupyter Lab with Windows 10 WSL 2 (Ubuntu 18.04) to my chrome


  1. Environemtn activate
  2. ```jupyter lab``
  3. ERROR:
JupyterLab application directory is /root/anaconda3/envs/rapids/share/jupyter/lab
Running as root is not recommended. Use --allow-root to bypas
  1. jupyter lab --allow-root terminal OUTPUT:
[I 15:00:04.091 LabApp] JupyterLab extension loaded from /root/anaconda3/e ...
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Quantum Guy 123 avatar
Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04 Fails to Install on Lexar 500GB NM610 M.2 NVMe SSD
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I very recently bought a computer with the followings specs:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core
  • GPU: GeForce RTX 3060
  • SSD: Lexar 500GB NM610 M.2 NVMe SSD
  • RAM: 2 HyperX Fury DDR4 8 GB RAM = 16 GB RAM in total
  • Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology, A520M DS3H AC
  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • BIOS Mode (under System information): UEFI

I am trying to install an Ubuntu (preferably version 18.04) dual boot alongside windows ...

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myth024 avatar
Not Showing ntfs partitons
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  1. Ubuntu ISO loaded on external USB drive.
  2. Boot into Ubuntu off external drive via UEFI as a live usb These steps work fine. I can also boot into Windows 10 which is installed on the internal hard-drive for the laptop. This is how I know the drive is fine and functioning and the windows partition is actually there and should be accessible.

I tried sudo fdisk -l but didn't see the internal drive l ...

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Abdelrahman Kamal avatar
Unlock Partition on Linux
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I locked a partition in my past OS (Windows 10), then I moved to Linux (Ubuntu) but I forgot to unlock the partition, So How can I unlock this?

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Jhon avatar
Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows
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I want to dual boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I currently have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and now I want to install Windows 10 on my machine without loosing Ubuntu's Data and Programs. I have already backed up Ubuntu so, there is no problem if I lose Ubuntu. But if possible I don't want to... So, Can I install Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS without losing it? If yes please suggest me, or if n ...

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JC7 avatar
WUBI Installation Ubuntu on ACER Windows 10 Home - Windows failed to start
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I'm trying to install a Ubuntu dual boot on my ACER Windows 10 Home laptop by following this documentation

When it reboots I have this error:

Windows Boot Manager  

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:   1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.   2. Choose your la ...
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Can't boot into Windows on new Ubuntu 20.04 dual-boot
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I have a new work machine. It came with Win 10 on a SATA drive. I added a M.2 drive and put Ubuntu on that. I hardly ever use Windows but occasionally need to.

I can boot Ubuntu fine from grub but when I try to boot Win from grub menu I get "not a valid root device."

I can boot Windoze from the computer's boot menu. The option is something like "UEFI Windows Bootloader." There is also a "UEFI Ubuntu ...