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I installed ubuntu 12.04 from a memory USB, but now to be able to initiate my computer I must place the memory USB, if a black screen does not remain with a script blinking. I reinstalled it to see if it was solved but it followed the problem. How can I arrange it?

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Sounds like grub installed on the USB drive. Try booting with the USB drive installed, Safely remove the USB drive. In terminal run:

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sudo update-grub

didn't work, try

sudo grub-install /dev/sda

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