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How install Ubuntu 10 and Ubuntu 12 in dual boot on different internal hard disks

I'm using Ubuntu 10. I need to install Ubuntu 12 and on a different internal hard disk (I have two internal hard disks). Could you please give me some advice about how I should do this? Thank you ...
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tried to update from lucid lynx, now computer won't boot

I don't know much about my computer, I have been trying to get an old custom computer updated. it was running on lucid lynx, I tried to update from the terminal with some 'copy and pasted' 'sudo ...
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Black screen and flashing underscore while installing off a usb (10.10) and all other higher versions

Downloaded the .iso for 10.10 , ll.10, 12.04 and 12.10. i have then tried every single one of these versions on a usb (yes i did create the usb correctly (i have done this before)) but when i restart ...
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Cannot boot: “No init found. Try passing init=bootarg”

After losing power, my machine rebooted to this error: “error: no init found. Try passing init=bootarg” Per similar threads on this site and others, I've tried booting from a CD and selecting ...
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PC doesn't boot and shows “No init found”

When I turn on my PC, it says: Case 1 BusyBox v1.17.1 (ubuntu 1:1.17.1-10 ubuntu1) buil-in shell (ash) enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs)_ Case 2 In Recovery Mode, it says: ...
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no kernel found at system startup

I'd installed ubuntu10.10 in windows7. It was working well but now a days when I choose ubuntu at the start-up of the system it does not found any kernel. Is there any way how to fix that?
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Ubuntu Live CD doesn't boot properly

I am using a Macbook Pro and just wanted to check out Ubuntu. I couldn't get a USB Flash drive for booting Ubuntu, so I decided to use a CD instead. I thought it was working fine, as it seemed to boot ...
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296 views

10.10 still wont load 12.04

I have an old version of Ubuntu: 10.10. My other computer died so I got an Acer Aspire One D270-1865. I deleted as much of the Microsoft crap as possible. I changed the boot up to CD-ROM with F2 and ...
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Are there any error with my boot?

I really feel no error with my Ubuntu 10.10 system to date. but when it boots, I can see some messages display. I read the Boot.log in the /var/log directory and here it is! Are there any errors ...
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275 views

Ubuntu 10.10 stop working at login screen after power loss during upgrade

I have ubuntu 10.10 and I was upgrading it when suddenly my computer turned off due to fluctuation of power. Now when i am booting my ubuntu then it stops working at login screen. nothings happen at ...
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Ubuntu 10.04,10.10,11.10 boot but don't load after fresh install, graphics to blame?

I've been running ubuntu fine few months ago then decided to reinstall everything and get a fresh start. After about few months of windows I couldn't stand it and re-installed ubuntu. It was all ...
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How to relocate a boot partition?

I have Ubuntu 10.10. it is installed in one partition and the boot partition is a separate one. can i relocate the boot partition into the ubuntu partition and if yes how??
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System Never Finishes Booting

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 dual boot with XP. I planned to increase the size of swap partition. So I delete the swap partition. And I move the partition right so that swap partition can get 2 GB. Then ...
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My laptop doesn't always boot to login

I have an recurring problem. Every once in a while, no pattern, the laptop freezes during boot. Sometimes at a black screen, sometimes a black screen with a not blinking cursor... The solution is to ...
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846 views

System boots to busybox 1.5.1

I am having some trouble with my Ubuntu 10.10, which I installed on windows filesystem using wubi.exe. For sometime now, whenever I boot Ubuntu, it boots up to busybox showing initramfs as shell. ...
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Upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 broke Ubuntu

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 (kernel 2.6.38-9) and now Ubuntu won't fully boot. I get this message: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check ...
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Busybox error on boot [closed]

I've Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.10 dual boot was working fine then suddenly while booting in GRUB if I select Ubuntu it shows me stupid Busybox error same as this and Windows XP is working fine The ...
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GRUB problem after installation of 11.04

I upgraded to 11.04 from 10.10 yesterday on a dual boot on a desktop system with Vista. Everything was acting fine until the upgrade. The upgrade appeared to be running properly and I went to do ...
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1answer
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Booting takes a long time

I have an eMachine 1200el with Ubuntu 10.10 installed. When I start my computer, I get a black screen with a blinking dash for about 30 seconds before I can log in. After another 30 seconds it runs ...
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2answers
476 views

ISO to USB || Ubuntu to Windows [closed]

Trying to get a Windows 7 ISO to be written to a bootable USB from my Ubuntu installation, but it seems all the USB creators are for writing other Linux distributions, and the ones for Windows can ...
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2answers
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Show Grub boot menu on 10.10 system

I've checked some similar answers which suggest holding "shift" until the screen shows up, this does not work for me. I also tried restarting the system several times in a row and even powering off ...
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1answer
232 views

Unable to login to Desktop, keeps returning to a terminal

Aloha, I'have been tried for several times updated software packages or drivers. But always facing the problem. I can't log in to the dekstop, just at the terminal, it ask for username and login ...
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init not found try passing init=bootargs

I tried to install ubuntu in my sony CS17G notebook. After selecting the option "Install ubuntu" from the boot menu, I am always getting the error.. init not found. try passing init=bootargs. ...
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How to get disable nVidia Graphics Card (which has recently expired) so that I can boot Desktop?

I have a 3-4 years old laptop (Compaq V3000), which had Win Vista with Ubuntu 10.10 in dual boot configuration. The graphics card inside is an old Nvidia GeForce Go 7200. One fine day, my graphics ...
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1answer
535 views

Ubuntu does not recognize my built-in monitor [closed]

I've recently discovered of a boot problem Ubuntu has with my laptop. I have successfully installed Ubuntu on two other computers, and I've never experienced this problem. What happens is, after the ...
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dbus sporadically not starting at boot [closed]

I'm finding that a number of fairly essential daemons and programs are not starting up at boot time, most of the time. This is a pretty fresh (a few weeks old) install of 10.10 on an Acer Aspire 5742 ...
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1answer
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“error: no init found. Try passing init=bootarg” error after video driver update

I have dual boot Windows Vista and Ubuntu 10.10 Now I have error message as follows: No init found. Try passing init=bootarg BusyBox v1.15.3 (Ubuntu 1:1.15.3-1Ubuntu5) built-in shell (ash) I ...
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1answer
470 views

Dual Boot 10.10 and 11.04 can't boot into 10.10 after an update

I've been dual booting my system with Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) and 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) but today after an update, I can't boot into 10.10, there's only option to boot into 11.04 and Grub also ...
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2answers
665 views

Can't start ubuntu on Vaio Z

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 32bit on this pc. I have both tried with Wubi from Windows and from USB stick, but after the installation process when I select to boot Ubuntu the screen becomes ...
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5answers
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Why is my Ubuntu 10.10 CD not booting?

I have downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 and burned the ISO but it will not boot. I discarded problems with the ISO, as I've downloaded from the official website with no errors, and burned it with no errors. ...
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2answers
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Read error while booting

I am getting the error message read error while booting. After power up, I get a black screen with cursor at top, and after a while around 1:30 min. I get a read error message at the top. I shut down ...
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2answers
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Cannot boot from Ubuntu USB [closed]

I create a ubuntu 10.10 bootable USB via the method that is described on the download page of ubuntu. I made that from windows and also from ubuntu 10.04 (I have dual boot). When I boot from the USB ...
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How can I reduce the number of TTYs?

I don't need 7 TTYs (or do I?). So how do I reduce this number to 3?
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1answer
69 views

Why do I get the error message “Fcinit fatal vloopback not found” whenever I boot?

I get this message whenever I boot. It has something to do with the fontconfig/cache. Any ideas how to resolve it?
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3answers
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Asus Eee PC 701 4G hangs on boot

I've got an old Eee PC 701 4G with the following specifications: 512 MB RAM 4GB SSD drive SM223AC 8GB SD card extension Screen resolution: 800 x 480 BIOS Revision 1101 (05/16/2008) EC Firmware ...
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1answer
638 views

Where to find log file for booting information

There are two very quick screens of errors shown after I choose Ubuntu in the screen of Grub and before the scrren of Ubuntu icon. I was wondering where to find the log file of the start ...
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4answers
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10.10 boots to command line login prompt

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a computer that was previously running 10.04 (that worked fine). Now, each time I boot up, it starts up in a command line login prompt. I can login and it stays ...
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1answer
331 views

No image when booting into either recovery mode or normal gnome session [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have an nvidia geforce 295 GTX, and it works great in Windows. However, when booting into ...
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223 views

Is this a kernel panic?

what's the meaning of all that mess?
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How to auto-boot into text mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? How to configure my Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop (Maverick) to start in a Terminal like mode? I don't want any graphics. I can't get rid of GDM. ...
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1answer
854 views

Live CD doesn't boot, drops to Busy Box shell

I am a Windows user and I'm keen to shift to Linux, so I made live CD of Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick). This is my very first time to use Ubuntu. I put CD in the drive and set the BIOS to boot it, and the ...
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1answer
395 views

Booting but not rebooting from external USB hard drive, what could be the problem?

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop with a dead internal hard drive controller. It boots perfectly from CD or USB. I therefore removed the internal hard drive and installed Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick onto ...
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1answer
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How do you diagnose constant crashing issues?

My recent installation 10.10 on my laptop keeps freezing/crashing on start-up after working perfectly for one day. The system just freezes, like a screnshot, and a restart is required. It happens ...
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1answer
779 views

How can I speed up boot on one of my machines?

I have a Gateway all in one machine (2 gig Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 dual core processor, 2 gig RAM - full specs) on which I installed 10.10. Once it has booted it's fine, but it takes forever to boot. ...
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188 views

I Can´t boot into Ubuntu Strange Error

Somehow just after rebooting my PC, Ubuntu wouldn´t boot Giving me this error, i seriously don´t know what happened but im sure it can be fixed http://img209.imageshack.us/i/p2012101545.jpg/
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No kernel modesetting detected, can only boot Xorg in fail safe graphics mode with intel video card?

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 and while I can launch it in fail safe graphics mode, I only get a text console when I try to launch it normally. Apparently there is a problem with my drivers or ...
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1answer
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Days-old but won't boot (missing /sbin/init) - help!

I installed 10.10 a few days ago. The only changes to the default install are the addition of Chrome and Pinta. It was fine for a few days, then today login etc seemed slow. Likewise it couldn't even ...
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Upgrading to 10.10 causes mountall error in Parallels [closed]

I just recently upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 using the update manager tool. After the upgrade, I was asked to reboot and it fails with An error occurred while mounting /media/psf Press S to ...
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2answers
249 views

I upgraded Ubuntu on my laptop and I have to use the old GRUB entry for it to work

I upgraded Ubuntu on my laptop and I have to use the old boot link for it to work. How can I make my laptop automatically use the working boot-up? When I use the new GRUB entry the screen goes blank ...
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1answer
1k views

No init start up error

I'm running Ubuntu on a dual boot with Windows Vista, I've just gone to boot up as usual in to Ubuntu and I have this error No init found. Try passing init= bootarg. Busybox v1.15.3 (Ubuntu ...