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When installing the newest Ubuntu 11.04 on an Acer Aspire 1 netbook, the installer said

no bootable programs found

or something to that effect, so I made another partition of 5 gigs and attempted to install there. I currently have Wary Puppy installed on the 1st partition. Went through the install, then the error message said:

executing grub-install /dev/sda3 failed
this is a fatal error
file report at source/ubiquity/+ filebug
include details + bug report + attach these files

Neither of these files are in the partition's /var/log/ folders.

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Jun 4 '12 at 7:21

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run this: sudo grub-install --recheck /dev/sda3 – Sebastian Grebe Sep 15 '11 at 16:36