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    When booting I get the following message: 'irq9 nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)'

    I have been trying to boot my Ubuntu installation, it used to work fine before but when I restarted it prompted this error message and I can only see a black screen with that text. After Googling around I saw there were other people with my same CPU and laptop model with the same issue. Thanks...
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    RAID 0 Dual boot. Help! "minimal bash-like line editing is supported (continues...)" Error at startup.

    Hello! So I need some help. I am trying to dual boot windows/ubuntu on a raid 0 BIOS machine. I have 2 SSD's in RAID 0. Windows was working fine but I had to do the partitioning when installing ubuntu manually. I very likely could have done it wrong. The installer failed when almost done, and...
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    Dual Boot Ubuntu alongside windows on acer nitro 5 AN515-52 (SSD is not recognized)

    Hello, This is Eric. I want to dual boot ubuntu and windows on my laptop, but I'm facing problems in doing so. I have acer nitro 5 (AN515-52) i5-8300H CPU @ 2.30GHz, with 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD Windows is installed in SSD I have created one 100 GB partition in SSD but when I try...
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    Reinstallation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    I've recently upgraded from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS through in built update manager. But this 20.04 LTS ver is giving me some upgrade problems. So, I want to do a live USB stick reinstall. In case where there is the 'Erase Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and reinstall', if I do this, does all my earlier...
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    Windows updates goofing up grub 2?

    Dual-boot windows (now 10) and SuSE have been characteristic of my system since the mid 90’s, but the new windows updates have goofed up grub 2 on all three of my systems (both mbr and eufi). I even installed SuSE on a usb hard drive and was able to boot from that until it also generated an...
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    Dual Booting

    I am setting up a new computer for games and work. I have looked into Wine/Play on Linux, and also into VMWare for games. Both of those had compatibility issues, and when I did get them working they did not run with the best quality. I do not want to spend a lot of my time on trying to get...
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    Trouble Partitioning HDD

    I'm trying to partition my HDD to be able to run either Linux or Windows. I'm using GParted to do this. What setting do I use for the partitions. I want to put Linux in partition 1 and Windows in partition 2. I assume that partition 1 is set as primary. What do I set partition 2 as? Also, how do...