Questions about the bootup process in Ubuntu. Use this tag if you have trouble booting Ubuntu or you have questions about the bootup process.

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Live USB or Live Install better for my needs

The question to be answered is... Which type of installation should I use on my USB (Live USB or full installation or an other options??) and how would I go about doing so to meet all my ...
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Ubuntu Kylin stuck at blue welcome screen

Recently I had installed Ubuntu Kylin on a 32GB USB hard disk (The internal one is not an option currently), and after installing it I am presented with an unchanging "Ubuntu Kylin" blue welcome ...
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What to do after Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I tried to upgrade my system from Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop froze for a few hours. Nor even the pointer did anything. So I switched off by pressing the power button for a few seconds. This uncompleted ...
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I can't boot my ubuntu usb on my laptop

I have an asus laptop with windows 8.1 installed. I created the bootable ubuntu stick deactivated secure boot and fast boot , created a booting destination of the usb port, and chose to boot from ...
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Grub boot from BIOS of Ubuntu

i need that you ask me about how to boot grub with two operatives system on the virtual machine. I´m ruuning with Windows 10 and Xubuntu 16.04 with UEFI configuration. Sudenly that Winddows 10 runs ...
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Mount count is not reset after automatic fsck run at boot

There's a PC running Xubuntu 15.10 (wily). The system is configured to run fsck on a partition when said partition is mounted 20 times. After that, the expected behaviour is that the mount count ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: attempted to kill init! and previous kernels do not work

I am new on using Linux. I use it for some imaging analysis. Today my ubuntu upgraded itself but at the end of the upgrade it gave error. After that the system blocked. I restarted the machine ...
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ubuntu-16.04-server-i386 installation Error “Failed command Write DMA EXT”

So I know this Error had been already discussed in this Forum several times, but I just want to know a solution perfectly fitting to my Problem. I am trying to Install Ubuntu 16.04 on a really old ...
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How to mount file system after it fails

I was trying to install fedora 23 alongside Ubuntu 14.04.4 but in the meanwhile I cancelled it and tried to boot into Ubuntu. At first there was a error "mount failed" I tried to repair it by fdisk ...
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System wont regonize installation

I have Dell Vostro 15 and he wont regonize installation of ubuntu 16.04 or 14.04. I only have one system. I installed everything normal, after install he ask me to restart in order to make new ...
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syncookies disabled despite setting in sysctl.conf

Using Ubuntu 14.04.4 with Unity desktop. I've tried setting net.ipv4.tcp_syncookies=1 in /etc/sysctl.conf, but after booting it is set to 0 (checked using cat /proc/net/ipv4/tcp_syncookies). What is ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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16.04 won't boot after latest updates

I bought a Dell 17-5755 ten days ago and have been slowly configuring it. Came with Win 8.1, which I first upgraded to Win 10. Then shrank the primary partition to make room for Ubu and installed ...
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Change Ubuntu 15.04 boot (plymouth) screen background [on hold]

I want to add this image as my boot (startup / plymouth ) screen background: How can I do that? I know little bit about the plymouth theme files, but not much.
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How can I make Windows go to sleep without causing problems after waking?

After installing Ubuntu in dual boot mode alongside Windows 10, Ubuntu isn't shown in the boot options when I boot up (HP firmware problem), but that doesn't bother me. What is really irritating is ...
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Broken boot after increasing disk size

My ubuntu server will not boot after I increased the disk size. I'm still very new to using/troubleshooting linux/ubuntu and im not entirely sure how I have managed to break the boot/grub so ...
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Boot error : /mnt/usb_Broadway_STORAGE_DEVICE-0:0 is not ready yet or not present

While booting, the following error is seen with following message /mnt/usb_Broadway_STORAGE_DEVICE-0:0 is not ready yet or not present Continue to wait; or Press S to skip mounting or M for manual ...
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i want to make a bootable USB and put win8 on it? [duplicate]

So how do I do that? A friends needs to install win 8 and i got the ISO on my PC, I need to put it on usb,thanks in advance.
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No windows 10 boot loading in grub with ubuntu 16.04 and windows 10

I had preinstalled ubuntu 16.04. I installed windows 10. Windows was working but I wasn't able to see grub. So I used live ubuntu USB to update grub. After that I was able to see grub with ubuntu and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 'ubuntu' boot menu not executing & Boot Repair Disk USB also not working

My Samsung laptop running 14.04 crashed and upon start up, there is a 'whirring sound' (hardware failure?) and a boot menu showing 'ubuntu' as 1 comes up. Nothing happens when I enter. Created USB ...
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Hamachi service on boot

I have installed Logmein Hamachi on a Raspberry PI2B running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to access this "server" via ssh with the Hamachi ip (using hamachi because the ip of the server will change over time ...
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Dual boot Lubuntu install not going well. (on old P4 w/ xp)

Have an unallocated partition, (Youtube vid), Have the 16.04iso on usb. Several different versions all crashed, or just didn't load from the usb. Can't write code, so if it's not fully auto-install, ...
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Won't boot into other OS over USB drive

I have Ubuntu on my hard drive but when I try to boot from Kali on my USB drive it takes me back to the GNU GRUB of Ubuntu. I've tried booting from my USB in the BIOS and using boot order. I'm ...
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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Ubuntu is not booting up

I had my Dell precision workstation with two hard drive pre installed with Ubuntu 14.04. Then I needed SUSE 12 and SUSE 11 instead of Ubuntu so I install SUSE 12 on other hard drive and it was working ...
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Strange screen at bootup Xubuntu 16

A saw a complain about Ubuntu 14, but the picture is no longer available, so I don't know if is the same problem of mine. Photo: Xubuntu booting with style: I just installed Xubuntu 16 and I'm ...
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Boot Issue with ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am having issue while starting the system everytime I start I have to go to the advanced boot options and start in recovery mode I tried installing the Boot Repair software but the recommended ...
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System hangs on `Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen`

System hangs on Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen. It continues booting only after presing Alt+SysRq+E.
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Intel NUC running Ubuntu 16.04 booting hangs for five minutes if LAN cable unplugged

I've an Intel NUC NUC6i5SYH (i5 6th generation) running Ubuntu 16.04. If I have a LAN cable plugged in, the system boots quickly and the LAN networking works as expected. I can get the wireless to ...
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Windows Installation ISO via Grub2 Error?

I have Grub2 installed on a USB drive with multiple boot options and partitions. I have also ran out of primary partitions. My second partition is FAT32 and Grub2 lives there, it is also where also ...
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Partition Will Not Boot

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Win10 - my Ubuntu partition boots no problem, Win10 will get to the Loading screen where the dots make the circle, and I let it sit there for 3 hours before I did a hard ...
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How to Use Rufus Make Windows 7 Bootable from linux mint ? can it actually works through wine? [on hold]

I want to make my usb bootable windows 7 and I use rufus to do that. but I am currently using linux mint, so I run the rufus through wine. can it actualy work?
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New installation: Win10 / Ubuntu Studio 16.04 dual boot and multiple partitions

I'm in my 40's and heard the words Linux for years without ever looking into it. So here I am as green as grass, excited about my new journey. For 2 days straight I've been going around in circles ...
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Redirect Command to Email

I have a PXE server and need to do a redirect command at the end of the script. ifconfig | grep inet >> ip.txt send to My_EMAIL Am I on the right path? Edit include from answer posted as an ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 installation DVD will not boot

I built a computer recently and want to install Kubuntu 16.04 onto it. I have downloaded the 64-bit ISO, checked the MD5 sum, and burned it as an ISO image. The computer recognizes the DVD and loads ...
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Boot process stopped after installing gdm

I have installed gdm to replace lightdm, but after rebooting, I am greeted by a black screen. Switching to another TTY, shows me the following message: A start job is running for Hold until boot ...
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Boot takes a long time

I find that Ubuntu starts up very slowly (takes minutes) after I tested another Linux release (the swap seems to have been formatted during the installation). Here is my boot log from dmesg but I do ...
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Overwritten previous windows 8.1 genuine version during installation of ubuntu [on hold]

So I want to reinstall windows. I've read that I can reinstall the windows using it's ISO file, but it will ask for product key, So my question is how can I find the product key of previously ...
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Problems booting Windows 10 over Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS

I had Windows 10 installed on my computer, but it started having some issues, and I decided to completely erase Windows and install Ubuntu. However, I want to revert back to Windows and set up a ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 16.04 with Kali Linux as main OS

I have Kali Linux as my main OS when I boot up my laptop, I am currently downloading Ubuntu version 16.04 and am wondering how I would be able to have the option to dual boot so I can choose which OS ...
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Ubuntu Gnome USB Persistant

How do I add a persistent partition into Ubuntu Gnome when running it from a USB? I'm sure I'm going to get a reply with another guide, but I've been attempting this for days and they aren't solving ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a hard drive using a USB flash drive that already has a full version of Ubuntu installed?

I have a new hard drive that I want to install Ubuntu on. And I have a USB flash drive already running a full version (not "try") of Ubuntu. I want to use the flash drive to install Ubuntu on the new ...
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windows 7 USB boot disk wont read

I have been trying with numerous methods to install Windows 7 alongside my 14.04 Ubuntu installation (64bit) which has a UEFI boot system, but none of the methods have worked yet.Here are some of the ...
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radeon r9 270 boots only in safe mode

I have Kubuntu 16.04, so radeon driver only, my old graphics card is working fine, but my new r9 270 doesn't boot. The monitor turns on, then turns off, then turns on but there is only black screen. ...
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“Error building boot sequence. Check parameters” message on Grub Customizer

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I've been trying to boot from an ISO using Grub Customizer. I open Grub Customizer and try to add the Linux-ISO but when I choose the name and the Linux-ISO type, a message ...
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How to Start Persistent Ubuntu 16.04 in Macbook?

I am trying to find a way to run my Macbook Air 2013-mid from the external media (usb) containing Persistent Ubuntu 16.06, see here for the creation of the stick: Fixing the EFI partition Update ...
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Need help fixing grub to install elementalOS [on hold]

So the other day, one way or another my Ubuntu partition messed up. I had nothing of value on it so decided to delete the partition and try a new distro. Decided on elementalOS. Everything was ...
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firmware boot manager only list ubuntu I have no other options on menu

I have a new nano computer (kangaroo). I set up a dual install Ubuntu - Windows. I planned on using this as a media unit. I could not get the Ubuntu audio to work and tried to switch back to Windows. ...
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Installed on external HDD, now need to get rid of extra boot options

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my external hard drive, but now I have boot options I cannot delete! My external drive is unplugged. How can I delete them?
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Stuck on “Minimal BASH-like line editing” and keyboard not working

Today i have installed Ubuntu 16.04. After restart, it shows the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error (i have read about it here). But the keyboard is not recognised even to access BIOS, so i ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition doesn't turn on

I have a problem with my Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition, it doesn't turn on, even when the phone is charging. I tried to send an email to JD to be refund but they told me to go to the local repair store ...