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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GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 motherboard has no internet connection during/after install Ubuntu 15.10

Here is my system: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5(rev.1) CPU: AMD FX-8370E GPU: Gigabyte GV-R929XOC-4GD Memory: 32GB Radeon DDR3 Performance Series PSU: 900W Hotkey Firstly I want to say I ...
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Ubuntu hangs at startup ?

It hangs at startup and show dotted lines loading if i press escape then it shows *Stopping LightDM display manager *starting CUPS printing spooler/ server I have selected gdm instead of lightdm ...
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Error booting into new kernel?

I cloned the Git tree of the mainline Linux Kernel and compiled it(version 4.5.0-rc1). After compiling with default configuration (make defconfig) I installed it. In the grub menu I can select this ...
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Ubuntu freeze on shutdown with AMD graphic

I installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with Windows 10 on a new DELL laptop (15 5000 series) with AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Ubuntu will freeze on shutdown. The GRUB boot menu has an ...
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Problem with Ubuntu shooting

I'm quite a newbie with Ubuntu, but i have to say that's a powerful OS. Despite that, today i got a problem starting it. When i turn on my portable, i got the purple screen that asks which option to ...
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Can't install lubuntu because I can't install grub

I installed lubuntu through a USB drive, switching from windows 8 on a Toshiba Tecra R940, but now it won't boot (had the same problem with ubuntu). So, I entered the "try only" mode and using the ...
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What's the install login/pw?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit to a USB stick last night and tried to boot this morning. It wants a login/pw, but all I want to do is try it live! I've tried everything I can think of...does anyone ...
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Screens that show trash after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC and when it starts it sends me first a white screen with vertical black stripes and if I write something it sends me crap. What should I do to correct this? My PC is ...
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Ubuntu booting slowly

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit on a laptop with an Intel core i5-5200U processor and 4GB RAM. On booting, the GRUB menu loads very quickly, but after selecting Ubuntu the screen alternates ...
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Kubuntu desktop loads slow after password entry

have looked these questions, 13.04 login: lagging after password entry for several seconds Ubuntu 12.04 desktop loads pretty slow after password entry All questions address boot problem, the cause ...
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No network connection after restart Ubuntu 14.04

After performing the command sudo dpkg -i libnl-*.deb and restart the network manager, everything went well, both LAN and WLAN connections worked. But after restarting Ubuntu, same problem, no ...
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“Gave up waiting for root device” on VMWare with custom kernel

I'am running Ubuntu 14.04 on WMVare virtual machine. I have built a custom kernel and succesfully installed it. But on booting up i get this "Gave up waiting for root device" message. Meanwhile it ...
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After installing Lubuntu in dual-boot with windows 10, I cannot access windows anymore

I installed the latest version of Lubuntu (which I also want to change to normal Ubuntu in the end) on a LENOVO ideapad (don't know how to get details on the laptop on lubuntu) but I cannot access ...
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How to replace current Ubuntu with an older version without harming the Windows partition?

I have currently Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my system in dual-boot mode alongside Windows 10. As I need to run an older version of OpenFOAM software on my machine, I need to replace the 15.10 with ...
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Kernel panic after upgrade to 15.10 [on hold]

Can not boot linux 4.2.9-29 generic kernel I am getting a kernel panic error. I am able to boot linux 4.2.9-27 generic kernel. Please advise as to what to do.
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Black-Screen after fist boot Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to linux, and today i have installed ubuntu 15.10 from a usb, in my Toshiba Satellite-A205-S5825. The problem is as the title says i get a black screen after booting the laptop or ...
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How to add a secondary Windows hard drive which already has an MBR

I've found this community incredibly useful in making the leap into the world of Linux and had banished Windows for good but now I require it to run some very CPU intensive music software which isn't ...
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Ubuntu wifi usually not working on boot, needs kernel module restart

After installing Ubuntu on my netbook, an F205TA, wifi seems to be not working correctly. Usually wifi is not working after boot, but starts working after one or more tries of: sudo modprobe -r ...
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Cannot log in after 15.10 Update, cannot use recovery mode

I just upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04, and I cannot login now. I am brought to a command screen asking me to login. Trying startx doesn't work. I tried recovery mode and got the following error spammed: ...
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Did Ubuntu eat my Samsung EVO 840?

Scenario: I've been experimenting with Ubuntu Server (both 14.04 and 15.10) on an old Atom 330 board I had laying around. I set it up with LVM, installing the main file systems (/ /root and /swap) ...
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Booting from USB or DVD

I am currently taking my first Linux course so I am very new to Linux. I created a bootable USB followed the instructions to use on my MacBook. When I tried to boot up the UBS drive I was stuck at the ...
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Unable to boot windows 7 CD [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu and when I try to install Windows 7 the CD doesn't boot. What may be the problem? I tried to edit the BIOS menu by selecting the CD/DVD option but still the manager doesn't boot ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 desktop not appearing only command prompt shows

Dpkg: error processing package libkf5prison1:amd64 (--configure) dependency problem - leavino apport report written because Maxreports is reached alreasy Unable to copy paste as window not appearing ...
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Missing Text on Live USB

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 onto a USB I had, after having trouble getting it to boot up (Through BIOS) after I kept getting the "Missing Operating System" error, it loaded up fine. Then when the desktop ...
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14.04 Latest 3.19 Kernel causes Kernel Panick (3.19.0-49-generic)

Let me start by stating that this post is extremely similar to this other post that was made a year ago but its the specifics that have changed and I want to double check if I should file a bug ...
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Ubuntu first timer trying to boot from USB on an old Celeron M machine

I've been at this for a couple of days now, and have made some progress thanks to many of the questions and answers here. First, the machine info: elo ESY15A1 all-in-one POS touchcomputer CPU: ...
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Windows 10 has disappeared from the boot menu on a UEFI system after Ubuntu Install

Windows 10 is missing from my boot list on my UEFI machine after I installed ubuntu in an empty partition. How can I get it back? I used a liveUSB of ubuntu to install ubuntu to an empty partition I ...
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Not booting after installation on UEFI GPT partition [on hold]

Why, after I install Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), reboot my laptop and remove the USB stick installation, do the following error appear? There is no bootable disk. It should be booted after the ...
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After installing ubuntu…windows is not opening

I installed ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 8.1 .BUt after the installation ubuntu works,but windows does not work.How to fix it?
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Boot Repair failed, what should I do

This is the pastebin result: https://paste.ubuntu.com/15009157/ I also got this message from the report but I don't know how to proceed with this. Can someone please explain this: The boot files ...
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laptop shows no login screen Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my laptop as a dual boot. For some reason, after I select Ubuntu in GRUB, the login screen (greeter?) is not showing. The screen is completely ...
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installing windows 10 without using an USB or DVD

I want to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and booting the installation from the hard drive without using a USB or DVD, because I have some problem reading the installation from the USB and I dont ...
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Problem VCE init

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I get few errors on the boot which looked like: radeon (*numbers*) vce init error (-110) I already look it on the net and I found debug commands but to solve another ...
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Nvidia drivers black screen

while setting up a new workstation (2x XenonCPU, 2x SSD, 2xTeslaK40, 1xQuadroK620) First installation of Ubuntu 14 went fine, but then I realized that the Teslas were visible but I could not query ...
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Bios not finding a bootable system on XPS13

Short version I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 13 (Option: Erase disk and install Ubuntu) but on boot, I have a message that no bootable system has been found. When I display the boot ...
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Grub not appearing after installing windows 10

I'm really new to the linux world. I currently have installed Elementary OS Freya (ubuntu 14.04 based). I had three partitions. One for / , one for linux-swap and one for /home, all ext4. I created ...
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Can't boot on Windows 7 after installing Kxstudio (Ubuntu 14)

I have a problem with grub Legacy that won't show windows 7. I made a boot info summary to make you understand what is going on: => Grub Legacy (v0.97) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and ...
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Can't find windows 7 partitions in ubuntu

Hello and thank you in advance I want to dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 but I am unable to read the partitions I created in windows. It does not give me the option to install alongside ...
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New Install doesn't boot - Shown kernal panic unknown-block

paste.ubuntu.com/15005757/ So I boot it goes to a black screen that says: end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) The full error is shown here: ...
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Grub2 fallback with 14.04 … need How-To

Ubuntu server 14.04 efi-gpt disk with three partitions, 1=boot, 2=main, 3=recovery I want: default boot on gpt2, grub fallback to gpt3, and grub-reboot to reboot into recovery from main. What I get ...
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Old laptop cannot boot from ubuntu 15.10 dvd

I have ab old nc8000 laptop with 14.04 installed on it. I want to upgrade to 15.10 but the laptop cannot boot from the install dvd. Is there a workaround for this? Thanks :)
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Kubuntu 15.10 boots once in three tries

Kubuntu 15.10 will only successfully complete a boot once every three or four attempts. When it completes the boot process everything works fine. Using EasyBCD to boot Kubuntu, WinXP and Win10.
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Install screen loop

I attempted to install V15.10 onto my Surface Pro however, the install was interrupted and wiped out the entire C drive. Now, as I attempt to reinstall ubuntu onto the drive as the primary OS, it ...
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Cannot boot on xubuntu anymore, GPT detected with boot-repair

I had windows 10 and Xubuntu installed in two separate hard drives (240Gb SSD for windows and 500Gb HDD for Xubuntu with the /home on a 3Tb) and decided to get rid of windows. So, yesterday, I fully ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a GPT partition table without using EFI boot?

I'm planning to install a new Ubuntu system on an empty hard drive with more than 3TiB of volume. In order to fully utilize the drive, the regular MBR partition table can not be used. How do I set up ...
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 - But no boot menu, only booting Ubuntu

Windows 7 is installed on my first SSD. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is installed on my second SSD. But when I start my PC it only boots Ubuntu and no boot menu appears. I can not get into Windows 7 anymore. In ...
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Why windows show “An operating system wasn't found”?

I am faced with a problem where When i select windows 10 for booting in Ubuntu grub it wont boot and says no operating system found and wont boot. I am not even able to mount the windows partition in ...
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14.04 Keyboard and Mouse not working in Recovery and Login

Good day to everyone. So I'm still somewhat new to this and have been learning with each problem I encounter, but this one I can't seem to wrap my head around as and it is why I am here. So this all ...
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Best partition scheme on 128GB SSD and 200GB HDD?

first here are my PC specs: 2x128GB SSD 1x 1TB HDD and 16GB RAM I have already installed Windows 7 on one of my SSD's. I did a partition on the 1TB HDD with Windows disk management. So Windows got ...
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Installation failing on Latitude D620

I'm trying to install 14.04.3 on a Dell Latitude D620 and am failing. The procedure I used was to download the file ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso to both my Thinkpad running Debian 8 and, ...