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My computer won't boot so I am trying to install boot-recovery using the instructions from The initial command runs fine:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair && sudo apt-get update

but when I excecute the next command:

sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && (boot-repair &)

I brings up the following error

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && (boot-repair &)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package boot-repair

I am running a live USB on Ubuntu 11.10 if that makes any difference. Thanks for the help


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The PPA has no version of boot-repair for Ubuntu 11.10, you should try it with a newer release of Ubuntu. Ubuntu 11.10 has no support from canonical anymore since 9 May 2013 so it seems a good idea to upgrade anyway.

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Ok, makes sense,I do have 12.04 LTS but I don't have a live CD for that... Thanks for the help. – That Coder Guy Sep 18 '13 at 9:31

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