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Old 07-15-2016, 11:22 PM   #1
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Unhappy Installation of 2 or more Linux with Windows


I have successfully installed Windows 8 with elementary OS with the help of tutorial on the following link
http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/05/17...and-windows-7/
Now I want to boot Windows 8 with two Linux (Elementary OS and Deepin OS)
Please help me in this regard.
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 07-15-2016, 11:39 PM   #2
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when you get to this level, of booting multi systems,
it's better to take the approach of pre-partitioning,
rather than going back later & having to shrink an partition,
in order to accommodate an new system.

in your case, use one of the existing systems, to manipulate the other system,
in order to create some free space, for the proposed third system.

you could, also use the live environment, of the new system,
to manipulate the existing setup.
 
Old 07-16-2016, 02:07 AM   #3
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Since you already have Windows and Elementary installed you could shrink your Windows partition to make roon for your Linux Deepin install.

You'll find that under Disk Management in Windows.-
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/

Once your Windows partition has been resized use that 'free-space' to create the partitions you need for your Deepin OS.

What size is your HDD?
 
Old 07-17-2016, 04:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by pierre2 View Post
when you get to this level, of booting multi systems,
it's better to take the approach of pre-partitioning,
rather than going back later & having to shrink an partition,
in order to accommodate an new system.

in your case, use one of the existing systems, to manipulate the other system,
in order to create some free space, for the proposed third system.

you could, also use the live environment, of the new system,
to manipulate the existing setup.
I already have two OS so now at this point I can't go for pre-partitioning I have to shrink existing partition AND I have done that AND install Deepin in room created by shinking Partition. Installation was successful then I rebooted into Windows 8 for adding boot entry and added boot entry through EasyBCD as described in Tutorial Link. But when I Booted into Deepin OS I didn't get any option to boot into Deepin rather I get option to enter into elementry OS & windows 8(i.e Linux Boot Loader). One thing more I want to tell you that Boot partition on which deepin boot files are installed is logical does this makes any difference.
Plz Help
 
Old 07-17-2016, 04:18 AM   #5
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Since you already have Windows and Elementary installed you could shrink your Windows partition to make roon for your Linux Deepin install.

You'll find that under Disk Management in Windows.-
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/

Once your Windows partition has been resized use that 'free-space' to create the partitions you need for your Deepin OS.

What size is your HDD?
I already have two OS so now at this point I can't go for pre-partitioning I have to shrink existing partition AND I have done that AND install Deepin in room created by shinking Partition. Installation was successful then I rebooted into Windows 8 for adding boot entry and added boot entry through EasyBCD as described in Tutorial Link. But when I Booted into Deepin OS I didn't get any option to boot into Deepin rather I get option to enter into elementry OS & windows 8(i.e Linux Boot Loader). One thing more I want to tell you that Boot partition on which deepin boot files are installed is logical does this makes any difference.

Size of my HDD is 500GB

Plz Help
 
Old 07-17-2016, 07:45 AM   #6
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Is your hardware UEFI and the hard drive GPT labelled? The link you provided is for Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot on BIOS/MBR hardware. When you install linux after windows, you want to make sure you dont overwrite the windows boot loader on the MBR, assuming you intend to use windows as your primary boot loader.

UEFI works differently. There are examples on youtube to set up multiboot on a UEFI/GPT system.
 
Old 07-17-2016, 08:52 AM   #7
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If you are using an MBR install rather than UEFI, I think your problem is that you are using EasyBCD. If you do an online search for multi-booting with EasyBCD, you will find instructions for multiple instances of windows with one Linux. I haven't used EasyBCD for years but I recall seeing numerous threads here and elsewhere with the same problem. Check out the neosmart site and their FAQs. Maybe someone will post who has booted multiple Linux installs with EasyBCD.

If you get an entry for Elementary on boot, you can boot it and run sudo update-grub and then you will see (or should see) an entry for Deeping on the next boot in the Elementary boot menu. EasyBCD is windows software so you might not find many people here kowledgeable about it. I think you would have better luck using the default bcdedit from windows to boot multiple Linux installs although it is not as easy to use as Grub.
 
Old 07-18-2016, 10:03 AM   #8
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If you don't see Linux Deepin in your Grub Menu it's like yancek said.
You have to update grub.

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Boot partition on which deepin boot files are installed is logical does this makes any difference.
I generally make partitions primary not logical.
Any logical partitions that I have made were associated with a Red Hat based distribution.
 
Old 07-18-2016, 12:30 PM   #9
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... and, to be perfectly frank: "virtual machines are wunnerful!"
 
Old 07-18-2016, 09:45 PM   #10
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Thanx for reply - sundialsvcs,Ztcoracat,yancek,plasmonics & pierre2

Due to my exams I am postponing this task Plz be in touch when i reply back

Thanks once again
 
Old 07-19-2016, 07:54 AM   #11
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Thanx for reply - sundialsvcs,Ztcoracat,yancek,plasmonics & pierre2

Due to my exams I am postponing this task Plz be in touch when i reply back

Thanks once again
You're Welcome; good luck on your exams:-
 
  


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