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I've got a HDD (750 GB) and a SSD (16 GB). I want to install Ubuntu (13.10) on the SSD, but because of its small size, I need to install /home, /var and /tmp on the HDD. After that, I would like to install Windows (system + data) on another partition of that HDD, but it is not important now.

I installed Ubuntu (I had formatted and partitioned the disk before), but when I restarted my laptop it said:

'error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found.
 grub rescue>'

I tried to reinstall Grub 2 using this tutorial (as sdXY I used sdb1, because it's the only one partition of my SSD), but it didn't work.

Can anybody help me, please?

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I've solved it myself (I'm writing from my another account). I tried Boot Repair, but it didn't work either (thank you for tip anyway, Novine). I'm not sure what exactly solved the problem, but it might be the EFI partition which I have been forgetting to create when I have been trying before.
thank you for your help,
Tatarkow

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Try booting from a Live USB and using Boot Repair

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