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deleted swap partition, WINDOWS doesn't work

Today i wanted to un install Kali, but i started from deleting swap partitions one 7.8gb and one 8.9gb (i did this in windows) I turned off the computer and to my surprise grub recovery came up. i ...
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Cannot boot from USB, need help

I wanted to format my w7 drive and install Ubuntu, so I have made an Ubuntu 14. 04 bootable USB, but when I try to boot from that USB it gives this message: Attempting boot from USB Normally it ...
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1answer
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Grub badly confused; jumps between drives during boot

I've spent about two weeks now trying to get a box that was running 10.04 to run 14.04. One of the ongoing problems that has been absolutely maddening is that GRUB has been acting really strangely. ...
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Can't upgrade within Ubuntu or from boot

I'm a Linux beginner. I've used Ubuntu for a year but only for the every day stuff. I tried to reinstall Windows 7 on many occasions but it kept coming up with errors. I had tried lots of different ...
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Triple boot with Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Linux Mint 17 [on hold]

I have dualboot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop. But I want add Linux Mint 17. I have downloaded Linux Mint 17 .iso file, burned it on DVD and runned it for testing. But ...
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customize the startup application

I want to make my application as the startup application, means my.py should be come first after the ubuntu desktop came ( x app start ). How to do. Regards, Malatesh Ankaspur
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mountall: fsck /boot [333] terminated with status 1

I am running a Ubuntu Precise 12.04.4 LTS vm on an ESXi. Suddenly, the boot up process started crashing with the following message: /dev/mapper/luxsrv--vg-boot: 251/249856 files (6.4% ...
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Issues installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying for the past couple of days to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I have been having problems left and right, but I finally ran into one that I can't figure out. I put Ubuntu ...
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booting from USB with Raid

I am trying to install the latest version of ubuntu on a dell precision t3500. but when I boot to usb stick. I get an error that says busybox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1) build-in shell (ash) ...
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Screen freeze after login, with visible launcher [on hold]

When I log in on Ubuntu, the screen seems to freeze. Well I can move the cursor around but clicking on stuff doesn't do anything, I can see the launcher (or whatever it's called) but clicking on ...
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1answer
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NUC DN2820FYKH ubuntu 14.04 UEFI

I have updated my BIOS to the latest version yesterday and since then the machine can't find bootable drive. I can boot using EFI console, but it doesn't play ball otherwise! I tried boot-repair but ...
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Error : gettext.mod not found

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my external hard drive and I used to boot it without any problem.But now there is an error saying: error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/gettext.mod' not found. Entering ...
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1answer
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Getting back to Windows XP [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eee pc 1001px Netbook over Windows XP, but now I really need to get back to a native bootable Windows XP. I have the Windows installation CD but the machine won't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: C++ Program -> Broken Pipe -> Cannot get past Tty1

While I was running a C++ program (it involved SDL), the computer completely froze up; control C didn't work, and escape didn't work (I had it programmed that escape would close the program). So, ...
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After installation and restart, no OS is found and I only have a grub

I purchased a new Toshiba laptop pre loaded with windows 8 and I tried to replace the Win8 with Ubuntu. After a successful install with ubuntu, I restart the computer and it loads the USB again ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lost start boot prompt [on hold]

was Running windows XP with 12.04. Had trouble with a browser hyjacker in windows and my ubuntu boot prompt went away so I couldn't access ubuntu. I I then loaded 10.10 from a DVD it works but ...
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downloaded 14.04 to a usb stick [duplicate]

How do you boot from windows usb stick without it trying to install distro. The only way I could get the stick to boot was use wubi icon then it tries to install and ends up saying I don't have enough ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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Error: ELF header smaller than expected [duplicate]

Well, I'm a total noob in everything that has to do with technology so please don't hate me and explain like I'm a child :(. I had a power cut in the house and when I turned on my notebook again ...
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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 ...
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1answer
33 views

Ubuntu with system on mdadm, broken grub, won't boot

My old disc started failing so I decided to change it. While moving data to a new disk, seeing how big it is, I though it would be a good decision to split the disk and add some insurance with RAID1 ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Can't boot without another HDD [duplicate]

I've two problems: I took my old HDD and put it in a hard-drive enclosure. Then I connected this to an notebook which is running on Windows Vista. I also connected a USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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Internal card reader doesn't recognize my SDHC Ubuntu OS card only at boot time

I have two notebooks both Lenovo's: A T510 and a x200s. On the x200S I can boot from the SDHC card into my Ubuntu OS. With the same SDHC card my T510 doesn't show me the SDHC Ubuntu card in the ...
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1answer
27 views

Start Ubuntu from SDHC card without booting into it

I have a SDHC card from which I can not boot, ecause the internal SDHC reader of my Lenovo laptop isn't recognize it. I can boot from it on my other Notebook without any problems. Nevertheless I can ...
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0answers
7 views

How to set MTU for autoconfigured interfaces

I have a computer that may have multiple network devices, which are only in some cases available. Currently all network devices are configured completely automatically. Now I need to set the MTU for ...
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2answers
47 views

Ubuntu installer hangs

I am currently trying to attempt a Quadboot with Win 7 (50GB SSD), Mac OS X Maverick, Ubuntu & Android 4.4 all on a Samsung Spinpoint S3 500GB HDD, I will also have a WD 1TB HDD for backup and ...
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1answer
44 views

Ubuntu 14.04 not booting after installation

I have a Vaio Pro and had Ubuntu 13.10 with EFI boot on it which worked fine until I did something wrong. What I did: reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 run boot-repair create the ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu installer overwriting Windows 8 bootloader on disk to which it wasn't installed

This all started when I went to install Ubuntu on a partition on my external HDD. In the Ubuntu LiveUSB's installer, the configuration was to create an ext4 partition in empty space on the external ...
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1answer
15 views

Blank screen trying to boot from CD for install

I am pretty convinced as to why LINUX flavors will never be mainstream for general consumers. It is because of problems like I am encountering. I download and the installer ISO and made the CD to ...
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0answers
18 views

System Updated to 3.13 Kernel that won't boot

Recently, I got a message that told me automatic updates to my hardware would end 8/07 and decided to update my system to the latest kernel version 3.13. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on some fairly old ...
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28 views

Grub rescue no such device error

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. And I'm running into a Grub rescue no such device error. I have an older desktop with two hard drives: 60GB and 500GB (resp. sda and sdb). I think they're PATA. I can't ...
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FGLRX Ubuntu 14.04 32bit blank underscore

I'm just slightly confused what is happening after installing proprietary drivers, my graphics card is an ATI 6870 and after I install FGLRX I reboot to find an eternal blinking underscore. Removing ...
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No boot on a dual boot Samsung laptop [on hold]

I had a dual boot on my Samsung laptop (Ubuntu14.04 + Windows 7) 32bit. My laptop is 64bit so I decided to switch. I removed all the partitions and ran a live Ubuntu disk just to clear MBR with the ...
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18 views

Append options to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT without modification on files

I want to add an option to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT without modifying any files on the system. The reason is that I want to apply it by installing a driver package, but currently I haven't found any ...
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Ubuntu 14 freezes at splash screen [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 14 LTS on my new computer and sometimes when I boot the machine, the grub loader will have a black box within the purple grub box and that is usually followed by the Ubuntu ...
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After clean install of Ubuntu 14.04: “Reboot and select proper boot device”. How do I fix this if Boot-Repair did not work?

I tried running Boot-Repair as referenced by the following question, but after restarting, I still see the same "Reboot and select proper boot device" error. Does anyone know another viable solution? ...
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1answer
29 views

Can't Boot to Live CD - Samsung NP355E5C-A01US

I am trying to upgrade my laptop, a Samsung NP355E5C-A01US, from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04. The previous installation (Ubuntu 12.10) has become a bit unstable making this very difficult. I have a Live ...
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2answers
58 views

Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive

So I've been trying to install Ubuntu for a while now with no success. I don't have a thumb drive, and my computer doesn't have a CD drive, but I have an external hard drive. I already went through ...
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Error during Installation of Ubuntu? [on hold]

Error: Error while reading mbr of drive (hd01) No wubildr Error:Cannot find grldr in all devices
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55 views

Can't boot Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I had a few problems with Ubuntu 12, so i installed Ubuntu 14.04. I had a problems with booting (Ubunut didn't start). I repaired Ubuntu boot with boot-repeair, but i think i destroy Windnows 8.1 ...
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1answer
30 views

Cannot access Windows OS [duplicate]

I'm new to linux. I have partitions (first time heard this word, anyway) for Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. After I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows, I was not able to access my Windows anymore. When ...
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HP Windows XP won't start [on hold]

my HP laptop does not start in any way (not even in safe mode) and I have unsaved information in my computer. How can I use ubuntu to solve my problem ? Thanks, LIMOR
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Get error about modprob while booting

When I want to boot my os, i got this error before booting : libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist_kinect.conf line1: ignoring bad line starting ...
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1answer
20 views

Setting HOSTNAME on startup

Our lab group just purchased a dozen or so new workstations. They're Dells, so perhaps conveniently they report their service tag with dmidecode -s system-serial-number. We're thinking of using ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Stuck at Boot Black Screen After Reboot

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 on VirtualBox. Windows host. Not sure if it is related, but I have just installed sendmail and mailutils. After a reboot, it's stuck at the black console screen, it's ...
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2answers
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Trouble booting from USB Windows 8 [on hold]

I have a Toshiba Satellite p75-A2000 laptop. I have created a live usb Stick with netbootin . I already disabled secure boot and made USB the number one boot priority. However my laptop just loads ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after using Ubuntu Tweak Janitor [duplicate]

I ran Ubuntu Tweak's janitor function and now Ubuntu won't start. When I start the computer the screen shows the Ubuntu logo screen, then it just goes blank instead of displaying the login screen. ...
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1answer
13 views

Plop boot menu in ubuntu

I have an old sony laptop that doesn't support booting from USB and its CD ROM drive is broken. Previously I was able to boot from USB through plop boot manager, but recently I deleted partitions and ...
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0answers
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stored iSCSI information target in Ubuntu 14.04 boot

We are doing some testing with iSCSI boot of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a large bed of diskless clients. We installed one client to an iSCSI target rbd_base and then shut down and cloned the volume and ...
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All processes on how to install ubuntu on new formatted hardisk

i installed ubuntu successfully but when i boot the PC, it tells me that it cant find any bootable device unless i put the usb stick back in. i have done the installation more than 5 times still ...