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Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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unable to boot 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is placed ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is ...
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Help on Ubuntu for powermac G5

Here's my problem I have the powermac G5 tower. When I tell Ubuntu 12.04 to install I get to tell it to install the screen gos white then black. After in 2mins the screen is still black and the tower ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - repeated booting problems

I have been having problems with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation (dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I install some update OR if the machine is stuck & I try to do a hard reboot, the OS never ...
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Gave up waiting for root device 14.04

There are a lot of answers and tutorials how to fix this but I was not able to apply any of the solutions in my case. Here is my situation: I have perfectly working Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed ...
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Boot to tty2 on start

On Ubuntu 12.04 I had a server with no GDM. I want to boot to tty2 on start up. What would I put into rc.local? Note* I do not have grub tty1: start on stopped rc RUNLEVEL=[2345] and ( ...
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Laptop boots to a black screen after trying to install fglrx for AMD HD8670M in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing proprietary fglrx drivers by following instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD However the installation failed with the error 'amdconfig: No ...
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BIOS Corrupted After A Failed Suspension

Currently typing from a friend's Wii. My HP 2000-299WM laptop stalled while suspending one night, so I forced it to shutdown with the power button. Now, initial HP splash screen is blank, and leads ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not load when on turn the PC on

I installed Ubuntu for the first time on my PC and I intend to use it as the main operating system. But after the installation finished, Ubuntu only starts by pressing f12 at boot time and then ...
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UBUNTU 12.04 Boot Repair CD didn't work

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit)on a 2008 AMD computer with full disk encryption. Everything was working fine (for 1 month) until I did a software update, and now it will not boot. Before the ...
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Not able to login as admin after upgradation

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded my system in admin user with sudoer and then i restarted my computer, it logged as another user that not have sudoer by default. Now i am not able to log in as ...
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Hangs On or After fsck from util-linux 2.20.1

I have a box running at DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 12.04 It's rare that my system will boot or takes forever - normally it just hangs / chokes. A reboot from a remote shell used to be pretty quick and ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Vfs unable to mount root Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I know this question has been asked a lot of times in this forum but i didn't find any particularly suited to my situation yet (if there are feel free to redirect me to them). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to bring up a network interface only if it is physically present in Ubuntu 14.04?

This is a follow-up on my old question: What would be the best way to make kernel bring a network interface up only if it is physically plugged in? So, if it doesn't exist, just move on with ...
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stuck at purple screen Ubuntu 12.04

From yesterday I am having problem while booting up my Ubuntu Laptop. Its specs are: If I boot up normally it gets stuck at purple loading screen and nothing happens, if I press Alt+Ctrl+F1 it ...
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Cant install Ubuntu 12.04, select CD-ROM Boot type

I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu 12.04 from boot disk on a friends computer. when starting the computer with boot disk the message appears: 1. 2. Select CD-ROM Boot Type: If I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unable to boot - No Bootable device

I have computer that was configured to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 8. When the computer was rebooted afte shut down the computer fails with following errors Checking media = Failed ...
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Why is iptables getting double rules?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04. A couple of reboots back I started noticing that iptables rules get doubled upon reboot. This is what I get after a reboot (with added line breaks): $ sudo ...
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Black screen on boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kernel 3.15

I've installed Kernel 3.15.1-031501 and today 3.15.2-031502 because with 3.13 my HP 6730s has wrong fan control. But with both 3.15.1 and 3.15.2, after grub selection, something like 50% of boots ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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Ubuntu not booting after system update but

The massive but! - It will boot with a Ubuntu CD in the drive, but boots to the regular install of Ubuntu not the Live CD. Very weird, I'm dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X550C ...
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Corrupted hard drive - how can I rescue my files? [duplicate]

Lets get things straight: I'm a bit of a noob. My Ubuntu System was not working well, so I went on the live CD and checked the system, everything went smoothly. So rebooted it without the Live CD and ...
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not able to login using ctl alt F1- keyboard stops working - after no graphics screen - after graphics driver update

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. It was running fine but when I realized that I was not using my graphics card to its fullest. (Ignorance is bliss !) After I installed the graphics driver ...
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Ubuntu booting with KDE problem

I have deleted KDE from my ubuntu 14.04. But now when I restart the system its trying to bring-up the display with KDE and as there is no KDE available I am getting a black screen. Is there any way ...
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What commands should I use?

My computer (HP Pavilion dv7) does not start correctly, but it at least shows me a list of commands to enter. For example: thierry-HP-Pavilion-dv7-Notebook-PC login: (thierry = my session name) So I ...
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how to keep more than 2 log files?

In search of occasional boot problems, I would like to keep in the log files more than 2 ones that are kept now. For example, in /var/log, I have Xorg.0.log and Xorg.0.log.old that are created by two ...
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Kernel update (64) will not boot. How can I automatically boot with earlier version? U12.04LTS

Ubuntu 12.04LTS After an automatic kernel update through update-manager I cannot boot up without intervention any more. Latest version which GRUB boots automatically is 3.2.0-64-generic-pae which ...
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Two Home and Boot partitions after installing Ubuntu 14.04 and Downgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am experiencing some problems. I didn't have Ubuntu 12.04 on a drive to install it but I did have Ubuntu 14.04. So I installed it and downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 using Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at boot splash screen

This has happened to me 3 times now, so it is definitely something I am doing. I'm hoping someone else has seen this or knows what the problem is. First, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from the ...
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Ubuntu is booting on acer e1-510 laptop, but screen displays nothing

Tried loading ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit as well 64 bit) through bootable usb , on a brand new 64-bit acer E1-510 laptop. It shows the 'Try ubuntu without installing screen' and I selected that option. But ...
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Boot fail after update xubuntu 12.04

Updated my system manually with apt-get dist-upgrade. After reboot system gets stuck on black loading screen with text Xubuntu 12.04 and white dots under it. Tried to boot with older kernels but ...
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How do I get boot to work correctly after deleting Ubuntu partitions? [duplicate]

So, recently, I got this old computer. I put Windows XP on it, and that was fine, but last name I put Ubuntu 12.04 on it, but some error about the graphics came up, so I assumed the graphics was just ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 GUI not working after installation

So, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (via Unetbootin) onto my hard drive (I did not use a live boot disk to accomplish this task). After the installation when I boot up I get 2/4 orange dots and half of the ...
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Remove packages by using preseed file PXE ubuntu 12.04 installation

I am using this syntax in my preseed file to remove libreoffice package from installation: d-i preseed/early_command apt-get remove libreoffice; It returns code error 127 upon booting the client. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 slow boot on ASUS, attached with dmesg and bootchart

I heard that Ubuntu can boot up around 30sec, but I take more than 60sec every time my Ubuntu boot. I also read some forum said need to post the dmesg and bootchart to identify which process slowing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Consistent boot and desktop problems

I finally found it in myself to make the switch to Ubuntu from Windows XP (one month after support had ended for it). I am enjoying my time with Ubuntu, but I have been having some issues that are ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS boot stucks

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 server running on Dell R720 server with Dual Processor and 32GB RAm. When booting, it gets stuck but i am able to SSH to the server. I have installed Ubuntu with LVM. ...
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Getting “read failed after 0 of 4096 at xxxxxx: Input/output error” error for LVM

I have system with Ubuntu 12.04. On this system used LVM for managing disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. When I used lvscan command for scanning all the logical volumes then it displayed ...
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Can I install ubuntu 12.04 lts using ubuntu 14.04 lts trail version?

So my ubuntu 12.04 files are corrupted so i got ubuntu 14.04 on a flash drive and I am currently booting using the drive. So I was wondering is there and way by which I can reinstall ubuntu 12.04 lts ...
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AppArmor and Feature Buffer Full

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10 LTS, upon boot my laptop appears to hang with a black screen and a cursor (not blinking). When disabling the boot arguments "splash" and "quiet" for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) PXE Netboot gives live-installer error

I got an annoying issue while updating my automated Ubuntu installer with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). I have a razor based(using ipxe) based network boot process to automatically install and configure ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs at login screen, Ubuntu 14.04 works ok

I have used Ubuntu for several years, and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS earlier, and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside, and ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not work properly. It hangs at the login ...
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12.04 w/3.2.0-60-generic boot fail

I am NEW to Ubuntu, speak to me as if I'm an elementary student. I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO reprogram or edit code, but I could do it if I'm given step by step instructions. I was helping a friend with ...
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“SIS630 Compatible Bus Not Detected” while installing

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04, I got sis630_smbus SIS630 compatible bus not detected, module not inserted. Then the screen goes black, then goes gray with a mouse active. Then back to setup menu: ...
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Multiple problems installing 12.04: low-graphics mode and USB not accepting address

So I recently got a new machine after having used 12.04 for two years, and decided to try out 14.04 (alongside Windows 7). This worked just fine but I was unhappy with some of the changes and decided ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 crashes on startup for newer versions of Linux, possibly related to WiFi

My computer gets to the screen with the Ubuntu logo and the orange/white dots, and then the screen goes black, spits out a lot of error messages, and cannot boot. (If it'd be helpful, I can take a ...
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Takes a long time to boot

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. Since a couple of days, I have noticed that on reboot my machine takes ages to get started. During this boot process, I am not allowed to log in to the shell (Ctrl + Alt ...
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Problem with booting into ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am having an issue with the booting of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried using the boot repair through the live cd and it failed to resolve the issue. Now, I am unable to boot in Ubuntu. Here is the ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04 even after repairing grub with boot repair

i have a Dell inspiron pre-installed with ubuntu 12.04 , i installed windows 8 and then used boot repair from ubuntu 12.04 live usb to repair grub. but system is directly booting to windows 8. url i ...