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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I primarily use Ubuntu 12.10, however I recently installed the beta of Fedora 18 to test it out. Grub was replaced with the "fedora 18 grub" which looks slightly different. How do I restore the version of grub that comes with ubuntu?

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marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi Jan 16 '13 at 17:28

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

You can still run Ubuntu, yes? Try this one: "sudo grub-install –root-directory=/mnt/ /dev/sda" but w/out quotes and do note change to proper device. The /dev/sda is just an example. – Marky Dec 4 '12 at 4:46
@Marky can you provide a real answer instead of a comment. It would be better for the OP and the community? – Ringtail Dec 4 '12 at 5:06

Try update-grub if that doesn't work then install the grub again using the grub-install command . It should detect Ubuntu automatically and include Ubuntu in the boot menu.

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Thanks, but I used boot-repair – Mysteriousness Dec 24 '12 at 23:48

yes you can restore the Ubuntu grub

1- update the Ubuntu grub

for doing this


2 - then reboot the pc now you can find Ubuntu grub

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