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Multiple Ubuntu, Windows how to make grub to detect them all?

I have 4 Ubuntu version on a system (11.04 and 11.10 both in 32 and 64 bit) and also a few versions of Windows, after a restore now I have the grub from an earlier version and it sees just a system ...
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How to do GRUB editing?

How to do grub editing in ubuntu version 11.04 and 11.10? What is the purpose of grub editing? If anyone knows the solution please answer it..
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Change boot order on grub

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 inside windows 7 on my younger brothers laptop because he is slowly making the change over, at the moment when he turns the laptop on windows 7 is selected and I ...
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1answer
782 views

Grub Splash screen on Boot

I want to enable the nice splash screen on GRUB boot menu. I have Ubuntu 11.04, running on a nVidia graphics card. Please help. I'm new to Linux. edit I want to set a background image when GRUB ...
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1answer
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Need help restoring GRUB settings to default settings

I'm running 11.04 and decided to spend my winter break tweaking Grub until I could boot directly into tty1 and I got turned around somewhere. I still boot into tty7 but I have two new problems. The ...
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1answer
762 views

System broken, Grub doesn't load

I have two laptops with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. One of them had a problem; I was not sure if it was a hardware or software problem. Sometimes it would suddenly start working extremely slow (it needed ...
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1answer
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How to change kernel order in boot menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I have 4 kernels in my grub. I want to make my third kernel the first one. How to do it?
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GRUB booting problem

I'd Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit installed via wubi on windows 7 64 bit. The installation was a success. I'd either access Ubuntu, or windows 7 on the boot option of my computer. i made use of both OS for ...
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738 views

GRUB install to wrong partition has broken Windows startup

When I installed ubuntu 11.04 there was an option to choose something about the GRUB loader. The options were for each partition or the entire hard disk. I accidentally chose the Windows partition and ...
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1answer
254 views

Can't log into Ubuntu 11.04

I recently dual booted my PC with Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7. It all worked fine for a few days but one day I logged in and instead of getting the log-in screen, I got this : BusyBox v1.17.1 ...
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How to fix my MBR? While installing random Ubuntu my MBR is not getting overwritten anymore

I boot with liveUSB. But how do i fix now my MBR, so that i can re-install Ubuntu? (after installing ubuntu i get mostly this blinking cursor and black screen) root@ubuntu:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: ...
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1answer
885 views

First installation and failed to install grub-pc, how to solve this?

How to solve grub setup while first installation? (wrong, i choose before to make a new installation, but it was failed and now saying do it manually!! strange behaviour) (after installation, ...
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1answer
865 views

Can no longer boot with rEFIt and Grub on early 2006 MacBook Pro

I don't know what happened to cause this. I have Snow Leopard, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Windows XP SP3 on my early 2006 MacBook Pro. It is a Core Duo unit, NOT Core 2 Duo, so it is 32-bit ...
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349 views

Shutdown gets stuck [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04, with unity. It's an "inside windows" installation using Wubi, and I've installed on an external USB-HDD. More and more now, my computer does not shut down properly. It gets ...
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1answer
926 views

Installation fails with “error: No such disk”

I installed ubuntu 11.04 with the CD. My computer already has windows 7, and I want to install Ubuntu, the installation process takes place normally, I used to be ubuntu, but when my windows 7 to ...
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1answer
905 views

Default kernel is missing from grub 1 menu

I have Ubuntu 11.04 dual boot with xp. I have upgraded to natty from ubuntu 10.11 by using command do-release-upgrade some months ago. The update manager asked for some updations included the ...
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1answer
1k views

Ubuntu won't boot, only displays GRUB terminal

I have a problem with Ubuntu 11.04. I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 from Windows, it worked fine for days, but today it won't boot. When I start the machine, GRUB loads. There is the Windows 7 loader, I ...
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1answer
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Booting Ubuntu with GRUB2: how to add boot entry to GRUB2?

Last night, I decided to take the plunge, and install Ubuntu as complimentary part to my dual boot system (with Windows 7). Unfortunately, the entire process has been a struggle uphill, namely with ...
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How GRUB setting noapic affects the system?

What are the known issues when setting GRUB to boot with noapic? How does the setting affect the system or programs in it? This quick answer explains what noapic does, but is there some example ...
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1answer
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No root file system is defined error after installation

I installed ubuntu through Wubi and once i rebooted I get no root file system defined error. here's the output of the boot_info_script.Could anyone point me out where the error is. ...
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1answer
7k views

How do I get the GRUB menu to display?

I've been having this issue with my hp dv7t laptop. I fixed it using the recommended option: set GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.modeset=0" and run update-grub. However, that caused ...
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0answers
752 views

After fixing boot resolution (due to Nvidia driver install) login resolution is lower [closed]

These are the steps I made: Install Ubuntu 11.04 Update the system Install NVidia driver I fixed the Grub and plymouth resolution issue Then a problem appeared: the login screen resolution is ...
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1answer
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How to create Grub boot disk?

So I'm doing a test. I've installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 side-by-side. Now, I'd like to be able to launch the Ubuntu install from within Windows using VirtualBox. I was following the ...
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2answers
591 views

Installing Windows after ubuntu on a separate HDD?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine and I would like to install windows 7 as well. I heard that Windows 7 creates an additional partition along with the normal one and I was afraid that this ...
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2answers
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Kernel 2.6.38-10 and 2.6.38-11 unable to boot in AHCI mode

I switched in my BIOS (on an old Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H, rev. 1.1, Bios F1) the SATA settings from "Native IDE" to "AHCI" and was surprised that GRUB2 was not able to boot my kernel anymore. It ...
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1answer
315 views

Corrupted partition when it was updated to 11.04 including grub? [closed]

This problem seems centered around me, it has happened twice! Description of the Problem My Linux partition (ext4) got corrupted. I believe a bad superblock ... So when I boot my computer I get no ...
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1answer
686 views

Grub can't find RAID partition in fresh install of 11.04

I attempted to install 11.04 on a Dell PowerEdge-R610 that has a LSI SAS1068E-based hardware RAID setup (I think). Installer finishes without a hitch, but upon reboot, it appears that Grub can't find ...
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3answers
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Impossible to update grub2 entries

I installed an Ubuntu Studio in one of the partitions that I had for using Gnome3. The Grub2 that was installed by the default Ubuntu Studio changed all the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file creating its own ...
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1answer
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How to dual boot two different Linux distributions?

I am looking for a way to multiboot windows, lubuntu (natty), and arch linux. I know how I could set it up, but I want to know the right way. Right now each distro has their own grub install, and ...
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1answer
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Can't use my new Logitech K750 when booting (GRUB) in Ubuntu 11.04

Yes, My new Logitech K750 works allright when my OS (Ubuntu 11.04) is up. But there's only one thing: when booting and going into the GRUB2 bootloader, I can't select options by using the arrow ...
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1answer
1k views

Get back geeky grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable the purple splash screen at boot? I installed Ubuntu Natty but I dont like the loader. The puprle screen gets on my nerves and I miss seeing all the ...
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2answers
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“signal out of range” when starting grub after server installation

I get “signal out of range” displayed on screen after boot up from fresh Ubuntu installation, if flashes grup in corner for half a sec then it goes to “No Input Signal”, anyone got a clue how to get ...
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1answer
814 views

2.6.38-10 stops booting

11.04 natty narwhale (2.6.38-10) stop boot. After work with: gparted, palimpsest, mountmanager. sda: sda1 ntfs flag: boot Windows 7 mbr sda2 ntfs sda3 extended flag: lba (?) sda5 ntfs sda6 ext4 ...
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Re-installing Grub2, getting error on grub-probe

When i was trying to reinstall grub for my ubuntu 10.04 from a 11.04 live cd, i was getting error as: grub-probe error: error: cannot find a drive for /media/Linux/boot/grub (is /dev mounted?) My ...
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2answers
856 views

I installed on a WD Passport USB driver; how can I get grub to work correctly?

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, and installed Natty (32-bit, because it was recommended) soon after it came out. The installation process chose to put Natty onto an external USB hard drive, a 500 MB WD ...
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3answers
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Cannot install grub due to “cannot stat `aufs'” error

i have installed these OSs in the order give below *Windows7 *Ubuntu 11.04 *Fedora 15 Before installation of Fedora 15 all was working fine. Ubuntu grub shows Windows and Ubuntu in the list. When ...
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How to change the purple background color in grub?

How to do this manually, not installing any tools?
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1answer
449 views

Removed Kernel by mistake [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restore a system after accidentally removing all kernels? I was trying to remove some older versions of my kernel to decrease the GRUB menu size. And I removed ...
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4answers
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Splash screen doesn't show on boot

Actually, that's slightly misleading, but titles ought to be simple. I have a splash screen: -For about two seconds during boot, right before the login screen appears. -During shutdown. During boot I ...
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1answer
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 11.04 / Vista 32 with a RAID 0

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 several time using all the informations I could gather on the web. But I still fail to install it, and as my Vista partition contains very important informations I ...
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2answers
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Frustrated with Ubuntu and SoftwareRaid 5

I'm a complete newbie to Ubuntu, but so far, I've had no luck installing a software RAID5 with Ubuntu. I've already installed Ubuntu Server 11.04 about 3 times. I followed the software raid ...
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How do I get my blacked out ttys back? [closed]

Original Question: After I replaced my Ubuntu 10.10 with 11.04 all I get when I Ctrl+Alt+F1–F6 into a tty is a black screen. Also when I boot there's a while of black screen after grub2 menu is ...
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Grub loader problem

I recently updated my Wubi install form 10.10 to 11.04. This had problems, so I finally took the plunge and gave Ubuntu its own partition. It all seemed to go very well (I even got a purple bootscreen ...
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1answer
682 views

Problem with grub [closed]

I have an Intel i5 660, I've installed only Ubuntu 11.04 but when I boot my screen remains black, I can hear classic login sound but nothing happen, unique way to enter in Ubuntu is in recovery mode ...
3
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5answers
7k views

GRUB menu missing after installation

I am running windows 7 64 bit on my comp and just installed ubuntu 11.04 64 bit after partitioning the hard drive to give ubuntu 50gb of space. I used a usb drive to try it out first and then i ...
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2answers
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Dual Boot issues with Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I'm finding myself in a rather unique situation. I've read through just about every resource I can find about this and while things have helped me understand some background, I haven't yet been able ...
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2answers
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How do I enable verbose mode at boot?

How to make natty boot in verbose mode. Changing option GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash quiet to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" in /etc/default/grub doesn't effect in natty.
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3answers
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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
546 views

GRUB/BURG hates Windows 7

Every time I try to access my Windows 7 partition from BURG, I get a "required device is not installed" error with an error code of 0xc000000f. The same thing happens in normal GRUB. I am on Natty ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 11.04 install did not work?

I have a laptop that has Windows 7 64-bit as the main OS. I originally installed Ubuntu 10.10 using Wubi so I could have Windows and Linux to choose from at boot up. All worked great up until ...