0
votes
2answers
67 views

Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
-1
votes
2answers
18 views

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 pc goes in GRUB rescue

As a part of my school lab I did following: Starting off with win 7 installed Installed 10.04 in remaining space > worked Installed 12.04 in amother partition I created finished installation took ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

recovery option not showing up in grub menu

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I remember I made the recovery partition but grub not showing recovery option I made recovery partition in /dev/sda2 ntfs and the label is HP_RECOVERY
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Unable to boot after update

After a update, Ubuntu won't boot anymore and gives: error: could not read file. If I'm fast enough to press a button to continue, I get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 without losing data [duplicate]

I had tried getting propriety drivers for ATI Radeon HD 8670M card on Dell Inspiron 15 with pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. However fglrx seems to have messed up the xorg files and I can't go beyond ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

I get `error: unknow filesystem` on boot [duplicate]

I removed my Ubuntu partition, now when my laptop boots it just shows: error: unknown filesystem. I tried booting with a live CD, but I still get: grub rescue> error.
0
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Remove non-existent Windows loader from GRUB

When I run update-grub on Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, I get the following output: Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-29-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-29-generic Found ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Auto-Select After Hibernation

I am trying to have my computer hibernate and then turn back on after a certain amount of time. Following this answer, I tried: sudo rtcwake -u -s 60 -m mem This works great. However, when I have ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Get a black screen after GRUB ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I have a sony vaio vpcca15fg laptop. I was trying to install AMD Catalyst manager on Ubuntu because I was getting major overheating issues on ubuntu as it was turning on both my graphic cards to the ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Still getting input out of range error in grub

I've run boot repair, uncommented the GRUB_GFX line, and set the resolution to 1366x768x60 (the 60 part is the refresh rate, right?) with Grub Customizer. I still got the error, so I ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Brightness not changing Dell 15r SE and ubuntu 12.04

With my current laptop I can't change my brightness anymore I tried xbacklight -set 50 (nothing happened) and also changed this line grub_cmdline_linux_default= "quiet splash" to ...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot install

I have Windows 7(64 bit) installed on my system along with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to upgrade to 14.04 version of ubuntu but since I do not have a good internet connection I am unable to upgrade it using ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

grub rescue and unknown filesystem

My hard disk ubuntu 12.04 started showing grub rescue, unknown file system... I have used 'ls' to check the partitions (hd0, hd0,5 and hd0,1)but none of the partitions is allowing me to boot from it. ...
-1
votes
2answers
139 views

I can't find my HDD(hard disk)

I have installed Ubuntu removing windows 7. Now i can't find my Hard disk drive. I tried these command. sudo fdisk -l it shows me there are 3 hard disk named : dev/sda1, sda2, sda5. but when i ...
2
votes
1answer
174 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB running on VMware?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 on VMware. When I boot, GRUB shows up and so I tried to find some way to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB. While looking for it , I found this. I suppose it will resolve my ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Errors with linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic and GRUB

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem 1: When installing anything (or updating) it always ends with this error: Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Booting sequence in dual boot environment - Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04

Until recently, I was able to progress without a problem in a single hard drive Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot environment. The boot menu would prompt whether one wanted to load Windows 7 or ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Viewing Installation Log on Failed Ubuntu 12.04 Installation?

I have two identical HP DL380p G8 machines. One of the DL380p machines completed an "unattended" installation of Ubuntu 12.04 w/o issue. The problem DL380p completes the reboot but is unable to load ...
0
votes
0answers
132 views

minimal bash (grub) after running boot-repair

I was last running ubuntu 12.04 dual-boot with windows XP before this problem happend: When I boot my computer, after the BIOS screen I get the command prompt of grub v1.99. I am unable to get to the ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

Installing desktop environment changed BG in GRUB2

As a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit user I have installed various desktop environments and found out that the loading screen and the background of GRUB2 changed from pink to gray together with a change in ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

can not work dual boot Ubuntu and windows

I could not boot windows 7 normally in my hard disk after installed the Ubuntu 12.04LTS, I only could boot the normal Ubuntu 12.04LTS (Linux), but could not boot recovery Linux nor windows 7, then I ...
1
vote
0answers
248 views

Reinstalling Grub - shows no volume groups found, how do you fix this?

I have a full backup which I had restored onto a new built system on Ubuntu 12.04 The backup did not include /dev /proc /sys folders. Upon rebooting, the grub show the following errors error: no ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Grub loader booting only Ubuntu but not windows 8?

I have windows 8 installed in C drive (by default from Lenevo) & Ubuntu I have seperately installed in another partition. When I start my computer it leads straight to the Grub loader. There I can ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Fresh Install of Ubuntu 12.04 not booting

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04, before this I had Ubuntu 13.04. I have just deleted that and installed 12.04. Ubuntu 12.04 is not booting now because it can't find a boot device. I have run the Boot ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Ubuntu failed to Install for the 2nd time

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 32bit on an older Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 with Pentium 3 processor 897MHz, and 512MB Ram. I wrote/copied the .iso file to a disk. It seems like the files are ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

ubuntu shuts down for no reason

until 2 days ago Ubuntu 12.04 was going simply great, then the update manager prompt for some updates and I continued as usual. After that I continue to use the computer for few more hours then I ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Ubuntu get stuck on Restart or any other event, Force switch off leads to a broken boot loader

I Have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in Lenovo ThnkPad S540. nce in a while ( 3 times for the last week), Ubuntu got stuck when I restart or even when im working (pulled out extended monitor). Then when I ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Why does Ubuntu 12.04 Boot To Black Screen after updating Chromium?

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for 64 bit systems on a dual boot custom computer with Windows 7. It was functioning normally for at least 3 days before I noticed that Youtube videos were flickering ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Install Grub in Windows manually?

'm shayne. I am using windows 7. And also I used Ubuntu 12.4. But I had to reinstall Windows 7 and now the grub has gone. Can I install grub here logging in windows? If so how could I do it?
1
vote
0answers
230 views

Ubuntu scripts/init.bottom Hang

I am trying to boot my 12.04 ubuntu server, and I am getting hung on: Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. This is in a VM on HyperV. I have tried fsck, tried going into recovery mode and ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Grub boot problems [duplicate]

So basically I downloaded Linux ubuntu 12.04 (on my windows 8 PC - dual boot intended) and updated it to 13.10 and then it started having some problems with missing files so I just wanted to ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04

Can I install / downgrade to legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04? I need it for a Rackspace server.
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Reboot instead of shutdown Ubuntu 12.04

As the title suggests, when I try to shutdown my computer from Ubuntu 12.04, it shuts down but then powers back on about three seconds later. I've changed my Grub settings and added: ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

After installing xserver-xorg-core laptop won't boot

So I was trying to figure out how to install the proprietary Intel drivers for my laptop and found I needed to install xserver-xorg-video-intel. When I tried installing that I was told I needed to ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Loading a proprietary disk driver into Ubuntu Server Initramfs

I have a Revodrive 3 X2, and I am installing Ubuntu on it. I followed the guide by Alex Burgess for a complete fresh copy. I also topped this guide (which works perfectly when using the exact ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
419 views

Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Mac Mini, upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10.. got purple screen [duplicate]

After updating from 12.04 to 12.10 on converted mac mini, I clicked restart as requested. Reboot stayed on purple screen with the dots and never loaded. I was able to get into grub but I do not know ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

A broken Wubi has been detected. Ubuntu is unable to boot from hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.04 alongside my Windows XP from USB, but it won't boot from hard disk, only from the USB. I suspect that the reason is because I am unable to change BIOS to boot from ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Having major issues when trying to install Ubuntu, both 12.04 and 13.10

This is going to be rather long... I've used ubuntu for a while now and know my way around it pretty well. But my last install was 12.10 LTS and I used wubi to install it. It ran pretty well with ...