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12 minutes ago, GodOfKnockers said:

How exactly do I do that? I'm new to this kind of installation. 

In your BIOS there should be a boot options menu or something along those lines; in that menu you can set the order in which the BIOS checks your drives for bootable installations. If the Windows drive has a higher priority, the BIOS will check that first and boot Windows without ever checking if the other drive has something on it.

 

Alternatively you can bring up your boot menu, on most motherboard that's done by pressing f12, del or another f key - you can find out exactly what key that is for you by reading your motherboard's manual or looking it up on the internet. The boot menu will let you select the drive you want to boot from.

 

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by the way, quote or mention me if you want me to see your answers - I saw this by chance because I still had the page open

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Last night, I managed  to install OpenSuse inplace of Ubuntu desktop. The problem is though is that even though its installed I don't see the grub menu to choose between the two systems... it just boots into Windows 10. The windows 10 install is on a separate SSD, and the OpenSuse install is on an 80gb partition on a second drive.

 

What am I missing?

 

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Did you make sure the drive with OpenSUSE on has a higher boot priority than the windows drive?


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12 minutes ago, GodOfKnockers said:

How exactly do I do that? I'm new to this kind of installation. 

In your BIOS there should be a boot options menu or something along those lines; in that menu you can set the order in which the BIOS checks your drives for bootable installations. If the Windows drive has a higher priority, the BIOS will check that first and boot Windows without ever checking if the other drive has something on it.

 

Alternatively you can bring up your boot menu, on most motherboard that's done by pressing f12, del or another f key - you can find out exactly what key that is for you by reading your motherboard's manual or looking it up on the internet. The boot menu will let you select the drive you want to boot from.

 

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by the way, quote or mention me if you want me to see your answers - I saw this by chance because I still had the page open


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sudo chmod -R 000 /*

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Just a list of my personal scores for some products, in no particular order, with brief comments. I just got the idea to do them so they aren't many for now :)

Don't take these as complete reviews or final truths - they are just my personal impressions on products I may or may not have used, summed up in a couple of sentences and a rough score. All scores take into account the unit's price and time of release, heavily so, therefore don't expect absolute performance to be reflected here.

 

-Lenovo Thinkpad X220 - [8/10]

Spoiler

A durable and reliable machine that is relatively lightweight, has all the hardware it needs to never feel sluggish and has a great IPS matte screen. Downsides are mostly due to its age, most notably the screen resolution of 1366x768 and usb 2.0 ports.

 

-Apple Macbook (2015) - [Garbage -/10]

Spoiler

From my perspective, this product has no redeeming factors given its price and the competition. It is underpowered, overpriced, impractical due to its single port and is made redundant even by Apple's own iPad pro line.

 

-OnePlus X - [7/10]

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A good phone for the price. It does everything I (and most people) need without being sluggish and has no particularly bad flaws. The lack of recent software updates and relatively barebones feature kit (most notably the lack of 5GHz wifi, biometric sensors and backlight for the capacitive buttons) prevent it from being exceptional.

 

-Microsoft Surface Book 2 - [Garbage - -/10]

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Overpriced and rushed, offers nothing notable compared to the competition, doesn't come with an adequate charger despite the premium price. Worse than the Macbook for not even offering the small plus sides of having macOS. Buy a Razer Blade if you want high performance in a (relatively) light package.

 

-Intel Core i7 2600/k - [9/10]

Spoiler

Quite possibly Intel's best product launch ever. It had all the bleeding edge features of the time, it came with a very significant performance improvement over its predecessor and it had a soldered heatspreader, allowing for efficient cooling and great overclocking. Even the "locked" version could be overclocked through the multiplier within (quite reasonable) limits.

 

-Apple iPad Pro - [5/10]

Spoiler

A pretty good product, sunk by its price (plus the extra cost of the physical keyboard and the pencil). Buy it if you don't mind the Apple tax and are looking for a very light office machine with an excellent digitizer. Particularly good for rich students. Bad for cheap tinkerers like myself.

 

 

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7 minutes ago, Sauron said:

In your BIOS there should be a boot options menu or something along those lines; in that menu you can set the order in which the BIOS checks your drives for bootable installations. If the Windows drive has a higher priority, the BIOS will check that first and boot Windows without ever checking if the other drive has something on it.

 

Alternatively you can bring up your boot menu, on most motherboard that's done by pressing f12, del or another f key - you can find out exactly what key that is for you by reading your motherboard's manual or looking it up on the internet. The boot menu will let you select the drive you want to boot from.

 

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by the way, quote or mention me if you want me to see your answers - I saw this by chance because I still had the page open

That worked! Thank you.

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Personally I don't bother with dual boot systems anymore, instead use VMs, but it depends on what exactly you want to do on the guest OS (VMs), and if you have enough hardware resources to do what you want, eg CPU cores/threads, RAM and so on.


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