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grub rescue mode, “ error file /boot /grub/i386-pc/norma.mod not found” [duplicate]

I have an HP laptop ENVY m6, with 8 Gb of RAM and a 750 Gb HDD. It came with windows 8 pre-installed and I installed Ubuntu 13.04. It worked fine but after upgrading Ubuntu to 13.10 my laptop fails ...
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12.10 upgrade failed, please help. getting boot error [duplicate]

I was doing the upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 everything went fine, final step was to restart, while rebooting it came up with.... error; file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue
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how to resolve error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue? [duplicate]

How do I resolve this error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> I don't know in which partition my Ubuntu is installed and I have Windows installed too in my system. I ...
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/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found in grub rescue [duplicate]

I dun goofed. So I have an old macbook pro and I wanted to wipe it clean and install Linux on it. In the process of doing so, I completely removed Mac OS X which I was okay with, but the Linux ...
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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I installed Windows 7, which ate Ubuntu's boot file. When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get Ubuntu back?
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How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? (without using Startup Disk Creator)

If you are hurrying to reply, System → Administration → StartUp Disk Creator -- no, that's not what I'm talking about. I want to try Ubuntu 11.04's Unity without touching my existing Ubuntu ...
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error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found in ubuntu 13.10

I've installed ubuntu 13.10, but after rebooting I get the message: GRUB loading: Welcome to GRUB! error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> I have ...
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Failed to execute /init: Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found

Here's my setup: Dual booting with Windows 7 on /dev/sda1, Ubuntu 13.04 on /dev/sda5 (home on /dev/sdb if it's relevant) Coming from using Ubuntu 13.04, 32-bit version for a few months I need to ...
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Grub problems after upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 -> 14.04.1

Recently I have upgraded my Ubuntu PC from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1. After the first reboot, I was able to boot into rescue mode only (found similar problem here: error: file ...
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error file /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found & invalid arch-dependent elf magic

I've just installed Debian Wheezy on my desktop computer. The hardware components are the following : Gigabyte-GA-Z87-HD3-Scheda-Madre-Socket Intel-BX80646I54670K-Processore-i5-4670K-Haswell ...
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boot problem after updating to 14.04

I've installed 14.04 (from 11.10), it worked first, than I tried to install the 64-bit-version, which doesn't seem to be able to boot because of my old BIOS, which does not allow "efi" boot. Now I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 Grub Rescue error

So I installed linux (ubuntu) yesterday on a fresh hdd with a disk. It worked fine till today when it froze after I had had it in sleep mode and I had to turn it off and on again to be greeted with a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
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Cannot repair grub using, boot-repair fails without reason

It just shows that error happened and gives link for log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/8585646/ Tried to disable/enable WinEFI backup, putting boot in Legacy and UEFI mode. In UEFI mode not worked at all ...

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