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Why is my machine not showing anything when booting?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 x86, and after I make my normal selection (Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae) from the GRUB menu, the screen just goes blank - there's not even a cursor showing up. ...
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Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
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I have a special line in my Grub of Ubuntu 11.10 — Will it survive to 12 if I “do-version-upgrade?”

A problem with computers with Intel Sandy Bridge and Intel Celeron causes them to display only a black screen and a mouse cursor if RC6 is enabled (which it has been for all versions after 11.10). In ...
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Grub2 menu problems with dualboot w7-ubuntu 11.10

I'm starting up with Linux and having loads of issues. Already tried to find answers here, but can't make anything out of them. I installed Ubuntu (64 bit version) on a partition of my W7 HHD and ...
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Multiple issues here. Will not boot live cd or boot into preinstalled ubuntu

I have a Dell Latitude D600. I've uninstalled windows completely and have had ubuntu 11.10 running on it forever. now suddenly it decides not to boot. so i tried to boot from a live cd i burned and it ...
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GRUB issue. black screen, blinking cursor

So i installed Ubuntu after windows was wiped out by destiny and everything was fine until I wasn't able to start Ubuntu: it would stuck in a black screen with a blinking cursor forever. I made a ...
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What's wrong with my grub configuration?

I have one hard drive with 2 partitions. I had Windows XP and Windows Seven installed. I've deleted Seven partition and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. But when I turn on the computer and the grub menu ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 boots to grub

I've tried installing Ubuntu 11.10 on my lenovo y580 a number of times, but I keep running into the same issue. Whenever I try to boot into Ubuntu for the first time using easy BCD, I am brought to ...
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Resolution stuck in 640x480 in grub, 11.04 and 12.04

I have three operating systems on my machine, Windows 7x64, Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 both x64 as well. All three were running at full resolution for my monitor, as well as in the Grub 1.99 boot screen. ...
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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 set default boot kernel in Ubuntu / Grub? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I wish to set my installation of ubuntu server 11.10 to automatically boot into linux kernel 2.6. The way I navigate to this option ...
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how to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop DVD

I am using dell inspiron 1545 laptop, dual boot OS WinVista & Ubuntu 11.10, I have got a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin Release i386.iso I want to Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 from the ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi ISO

I have downloaded, Ubuntu 12.04 ISO Wubi installer ISO I believe. I have Ubuntu 11.10. I want to know how to upgrade 11.10 with this Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 ISO. Since I got Grub, I don't want to have both ...
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GRUB is now the default bootloader and i cant boot without a flashdrive with grub so i can select windows 7

One night I installed ubuntu via live cd a couple times on different size flash-drives and grub is now the default bootloader. I used to could press the power button and it booted directly to windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade: Grub update-grub fails after update

Thanks in advance for any help. I'm running Ubuntu and Windows 7 on separate partitions with a large storage drive to share files between them. fdisk -l shows: Device Boot Start End ...
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Grub not loading?

So I got fed up with Windows Vista and decided to install Ubuntu. My roommate has the 11.10 version and so that is what I installed. I've used Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 on a different computer before so ...
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Does a upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 updates a (manual) GRUB installation to GRUB2?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S205, which has difficulties with GRUB2. Therefore I did a manual installation of GRUB 0.97. Will a upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 destroy my old GRUB or will it respect the ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 then 12.04 then 60+ updates then boot only shows grub

I had 11.10 x64 installed on AMD 4core with NVidia card. I had problems changing screen resolution. I have just over-installed 12.04 x64. It went well. Screen resolution changes worked well. I ran ...
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Error on boot: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues

When I boot into Linux, I get this: Error: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues It takes about 5 secs to boot after that. Pretty slow compared to 11.10, I think. Anyway, my Ubuntu ...
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no grub menu for 11.10 and 12.04LTS

I'm already on 11.10 and out of curiosity I installed 12.04 on a separate partition. But when I boot up my machine, it is going into 11.10. It doesn't show up grub menu to select which OS I want to ...
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Dual Boot Default Question (W7 & Ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I just installed Ubuntu 11. on my computer but the default is Ubuntu. How do I change it so that ...
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Black Screen after the grub screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Sometimes(most of them), I get a black screen after selecting ubuntu on the grub.The screen ...
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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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Can't boot from USB after installing Ubuntu

I bought a Samsung series 5 notebook and a very strange thing happened: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a usb pen drive but when I restarted (I cleared the existing partitions) I stopped being able to ...
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No Grub menu after installing 11.10 64b on top of Windows 7 home Pro 64b

I've installed -correctly- Ubuntu 11.10 64b on top of Windows 7 Home Pro 64b but the Grub menu is not showing on laptop boot. The laptop is a Samsung rv420. I ran a tool called boot-repair but didn't ...
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674 views

Can't boot into ubuntu, black screen after grub menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ubuntu is not booting properly for me anymore. The grub menu comes up, and whether I choose a ...
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GRUB background resolution and text?

I want to know my GRUB resolution ? and what if I set the GRUB background image that is higher or lower resolution than current grub resolution , do I have to resize it ?
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Problems dual-booting back into Windows 7

Okay, so I'm relatively new to Ubuntu. I've searched and found solutions related to my problem but none that have so far directly worked. After figuring out how to free up space to make a partition ...
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Network Problem While Reinstalling Grub

I'm trying to reinstall grub on a second disk, following the instructions at Purge & Reinstall Grub. After doing sudo chroot /mnt, when I attempt apt-get update, I get lot of failed to fetch ...
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No sound and flash videos play super fast after daily update

I just updated my 11.10 Ubuntu from the regular auto updater. After I restarted my laptop I have no sound and the videos in YouTube (and other websites) play super fast. Not sure if it has something ...
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Onieric boot problems

New to Ubuntu, I've used 11.04 sucessfully for 10 months. Just upgraded, 11.10 is booting directly into gnu grub menu. The only way I can get her going is to select previous versions options, which ...
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executing 'grub-install/dev/sda1' failed [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on a partition of a hard disk, but keep getting this error: executing grub-install/dev/sda1 failed Can't delete all partitions as there is important data on ...
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Black screen appears when booting new install of 11.10 on my desktop, cannot access Grub menu to fix

I installed 11.10 on my desktop PC but get a black screen after the BIOS screen when I try to boot it. I was able to run 10.04.04 on my hard drive before installing 11.10 and I am also able to use ...
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disk check error at boot and then GNU GRUB. How do I fix it?

When I have booted my machine and choose Ubuntu. It did a hard drive check and got an error. Then it opened a black screen like a terminal where I can enter commands. How to fix?
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Cannot boot up suddenly, possible problem with hardware clock?

I dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 on my new ASUS K53E laptop, and have been doing so happily for a couple of weeks now. Today I was playing a game in Windows 7, then closed the game and ...
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Converting physical Ubuntu 11.10 to VMware

We recently go an VMware ESX Server. No I tried, using the Converter from VMware, to convert smaller physical servers to virtual servers. Unfortunately, thats not easy. First, I got the problem that ...
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Unable to boot into 11.10 in normal (get a black screen) OR recovery (get just a flashing cursor, no cli)

Okay, so I had a dual boot of Tango Studio (based on Ubuntu 10.04) and Windows XP. Yesterday I downloaded the .iso for Ubuntu 11.10 and attempted to install from a USB (my BIOS won't normally boot ...
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How to add android x86 item to GRUB list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Android OS along with Ubuntu and Windows I have installed android from this topic, and when it ask me if i want to install GRUB i say no as it is installed when ...
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Plymouth splash not showing, purple and black on boot

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus machine with Nvidia G-Force 210M,...everything works fine, but bootscreen Plymouth splash does not show... First time I've had big resolution logo so I Googled some ...
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HELP! Booting Ubuntu off Portable HDD, lots of issues with GRUB

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 11.10 onto my portable hard drive. Much to my surprise, it installed half of GRUB to the PC, and half to the PHDD. The PC does not belong to me. ...
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Why can't I see the image changed with GRUB Customizer?

I installed grub-customizer to edit the boot-screen. It works so far (i. e. for timeout), but changes concerning the background image (and maybe font styles, too) aren't applied. I placed the image in ...
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Grub problem - Command prompt

Update: Thanks to all who helped. I gave up and am going to re-install. Not the end of the world, no files will be lost :-) This time will be backing up grub haha. Thanks again, I really appreciate ...
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Installed Ubuntu to run along side of Windows 7, no option to boot Windows

I have windows 7 but I wasn't satisfied, so I decided to try Linux Ubuntu. I think I choose to run along side of Windows but since the install it will never give me the option to run Windows 7. Is ...
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Triple Boot Windows , Windows 8 and Ubuntu 11.10 with Grub?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed. If I wanted to install Windows 8 and triple boot with Grub running the show, how difficult would it be? Installing another OS is the easy part. It's the ...
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11.10 dual boot no grub menu

I have installed Windows 7 and then Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer but no grub menu came up on reboot and it went straight into Windows. I then removed the Ubuntu created partitions and tried Fedora 16 ...
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3answers
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Boot order won't change [closed]

Well, I've tried almost everything to set my boot order to what I need it to be. But it just won't. I changed /etc/default/grub and updated grub, I used the startupmanager I even gave ...
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BURG Installation errors

Yesterday, when I booted my computer I got the Grub loading screen, then my BIOS in an infinite loop. I was able to use boot repair to fix this and boot into both OSes. Today I decided to install ...
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delete GRUB ubuntu 11.10

how do I delete grub on Ubuntu 11.10. I want to get into ubuntu normally without having to choose which operating system I would run. and how to remove ubuntu with older kernels as shown below grub
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How to make Ubuntu a CLI after installing from live usb?

I am trying to install Ubuntu as a command line only but only found that you cant really do it off a USB as the alt. CD requires it be on a CD to install and I looked around but couldn't find how to ...
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Can't change GRUB 2 default OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to change Windows 7 to my default OS because it has all the programs I want, but I can't get GRUB ...