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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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how can i fix “disk drive is not ready yet or not present fix”

So after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 ive been sitting at the boot screen showing ubuntu and the sentence in the title,im starting to think there is a problem its been an hour since and this usualy ...
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1answer
130 views

Failed to Install Grub During Upgrade to 13.10

I have upgraded our Ubuntu 12.10 remote server to 13.10. During the upgrade process, I was asked which partition to install Grub2 to. I didn't know which drive was the boot drive, thus I checked all ...
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18 views

Upgrading to 13.10 [duplicate]

After upgrading to 13.10 (suggested by the system) I cannot run Ubuntu anymore so my computer is no longer usable ! The only thing I get is the root screen (background is black) where I can enter my ...
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35 views

Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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36 views

The computer dead after upgrading ubuntu

In the middle of upgrading my Ubuntu installation to the latest version, my computer turned off (the battery ran out), and now my computer doesn't work - even when I try to run the system from boot ...
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47 views

Ubuntu wont boot and freezes at purple screen after updating build-essential

I'm working on my final year project and the NS2.34 simulator only works on Ubuntu. What happens is, when I'm installing Ns2.34 I need to update build-essential with other libraries. I think xgraph ...
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1answer
59 views

Can't get pass the GRUB menu on 12.04

I can't boot to ubunto 12.04 LTS;I get a blinking curso and my caps key led keeps flashing. I've tried recovery mode and it gives thesame error.I've tried loading previous version from the grub menu ...
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33 views

System no longer boots after 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded my system from 12.04LTS to 12.10, and now it no longer boots. I got the following messages over and over again: error: font file format error: 1st section must be FILE error: no ...
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148 views

Ubuntu Server 12.04: Boot hangs with error "udevd[538] inotify_add_watch(…) failed: invalid argument

I'm currently faced with the following situation: when rebooting a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server after updating (it ran perfectly for a year or so, I updated it around two months ago and rebooted with no ...
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890 views

What happens after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

I'm planning to update to Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha builds using the in-place upgrade method. However, when installing Ubuntu 13.10 I set the grub installation to Ubuntu partition so that my PC originally ...
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18 views

unlock keyring popup after upgrade

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, I get a dialog box asking me for my password to unlock my login keyring, every time I boot up. This never happened before the upgrade. Is this bug? Is there a ...
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1answer
248 views

Can't get past splash screen on 13.10 boot

I have just updated to 13.10. The system boots and loads, and the GUI login screen appears. After logging in, however, I am left with the colorful splash screen and nothing else happens. I can use ...
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2answers
270 views

Ubuntu Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 black screen

Yesterday I updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. After the restart I saw the purple screen and then it was black again, switching to the login screen as usually. But the screen keeps black. I can hear ...
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1answer
89 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu Server after update/upgrade

Relatively new to Linux but have been running an Ubuntu webserver problemfree for about a year now. However, After running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade it complained about being unable ...
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0answers
112 views

Ubuntu won't boot after upgrading to 12.10

I have an ASUS s200e I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed (not dual boot) I upgraded to 12.10 and immediately after the upgrade and on first booting up the purple Ubuntu logo drops into a blank screen with ...
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39 views

How to boot from a different partition

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed and tried to upgrade to 12.04. This failed partially because of low diskspace. 12.04 is installed and does boot, but apt-get gives strange errors and complains that ...
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1answer
43 views

Ubuntu will not boot after upgrade

I upgraded from 10.04 to the next version and now I see the Ubuntu logo briefly and the screen goes blank. I can get to the recovery mode. How can I fix this problem without losing the existing data?
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498 views

“Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.” error while booting after Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Laptop. After manually upgrading the Laptop won't boot any more and I get the this error message :"Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.". ...
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1answer
47 views

Computer won´t run after upgrading to13.10

I just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, and after the upgrade was done and the computer started rebooting it just didn´t. It freezes after the BIOS screen. I have tried with "super grub disk" and "boot ...
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0answers
145 views

Boot Problem after upgrade to 12.4.3

I've Ubuntu 12.4.2 installed on my machine. Few days ago there was a long list of updates one of which is an update for the display card (Geforce 540M). after the update the system will only boot into ...
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83 views

Ubuntu 13.10 takes about 5min to boot

Since I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, it takes about 5 minutes to boot, if I press Alt+Strg+F1 I get a black screen and after about 5min the first line appears ([ 308.657400] see below). I have a ...
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0answers
167 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 interupted, now pc won't boot

Started the update for Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, but the laptop shutdown due to a known hardware problem where the system shuts off if the laptop has pressure on a certain location. When the laptop is ...
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0answers
374 views

Upgraded to 13.10, now will not boot

Please help, I updated to 13.10 something last night, now it will not boot. I ran the boot repair disk and the repair failed. This is the link to the file it created for help. ...
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1answer
444 views

Can't boot Ubuntu anymore after attempting upgrade

I tried to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version 'Saucy Salamander' and someone in my household logged me out at some point during the process. Now I cant' boot up. The computer goes to a GNU GRUB ...
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460 views

“Operating system not found” after upgrading to 13.10

I own a Thinkpad X121e and I upgraded its Ubuntu from 13.04 64bit to 13.10 64bit using the Update Manager. When the upgrade process suggested to restart the system, I restarted the computer and now it ...
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1answer
151 views

ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 login probelm

After upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04 Ubuntu. I have kept the downloading and insatllation process over night and due to power cut system shutdown itself. I am sure that downloading and installation is ...
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1answer
2k views

How to fix Ubuntu 12.04.3 boot to black screen full of errors in white text, after upgrading on dell inspiron 1501

I am running a Dell Inspiron 1501 I use Linux only. No Microsoft or Apple operating systems (or really anything closed-source). I've only been using Linux for a little over a year but I'm starting to ...
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0answers
88 views

Upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, cannot boot

I upgraded an old, handed down web server with a heavily customized wordpress website from 8.04 Server LTS to 10.04 Server LTS using a guide I found on Ubuntu. This seemed to go fine. There were a few ...
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1answer
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12.04 boots to command line

I'm running 12.04 LTS, and as usual when the package manager prompts me to update I do it. I updated last night (Sept. 27) and now the system boots only into command line mode. Before doing so I see ...
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81 views

ubuntu 13 will not boot up

I am running a Intel Core 2 Duo on a Epic motherboard EP-850. I am able to install 10.04 and it works but I can not install or upgrade to 13. The video card is a Intel series 4 onboard and I have ...
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968 views

Upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10: Computer won't boot

I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 and my computer boots to a black screen. I hear the drumroll, but there is no functionality after that. I've downloaded a livecd of 12.04 on my other computer, and I ...
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1answer
705 views

Boot problems after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I am not an experienced Ubuntu user. I updated my existing 12.04 until no more updates were available and then I chose to upgrade my system to version 12.10. All went well (or at least I thought it ...
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Boot is full can't get apt-get to upgrade [duplicate]

I've followed most instructions an clearing boot found on the interwebs, I'm a bit n00bish on linux inwards I use it mostly for web dev testing, but am pretty good at following command instructions ;) ...
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31 views

Ubuntu failed to upgrade

I tried to upgrade using the update manager from the 10.04 LTS version to 12.10. When I started the upgrade I closed all the programs and started to upgrade and everything went well until the install ...
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0answers
15 views

12.10 boots to black screen after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, but after upgrading, Ubuntu boots too a black screen. How can if ix this?
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1answer
186 views

Can I uninstall specific version of kernel? [closed]

I upgraded from LinuxMint 14 to 15. After the upgrade the normal boot pointed to "Linux Mint 15 MATE 64-bit, 3.8.0-27-generic" in the grub file. The normal boot fails, it freezes on an error - "Kernel ...
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21 views

Need to recover ubuntu [duplicate]

my software is ubuntu. I was in the process of upgrading but I canceled out. Now it won't allow me to go to my desktop. in grub loading, no option for recovery mode.
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How can I fix “not enough free disk space in /boot” when trying to update? [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my computer, but every time I try I get this response: Not enough free disk space The upgrade needs a total of 22.3 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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Ubuntu does not start after upgrade efforts

I am a newbie here but I will try to be as specific as possible. Sequence of events: Selected to upgrade to 12.04LTS from 10.x As my Internet speed is too low, the packages download time was around ...
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1answer
155 views

Upgraded to 12.10, can't boot up

So I had Ubuntu 12.04, and all was well - except it froze occasionally. Monkeying around with the kernel made no difference, so I asked here (can't find my old question). Someone advised upgrading to ...
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304 views

Ubuntu won't boot after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10: D-Bus problem?

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 when the ability to move my windows disappeared. I did a hard reset and tried some dpkg --configure command lines to carry on the upgrade. I got some messages about ...
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29 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 failed

My computer had both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. When I tried to upgrade it to Ubuntu 12.10, firstly grub was not loading. and the grub rescue prompt was given. I ran the boot repair after which the ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen after failed upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

This happened when I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. I don't know whether the upgrade process had completed downloading and installing packages or whether it was still in progress, but I got a ...
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18 views

is it possible to upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 from a live disk on a dual booted pc with windows7? [duplicate]

all the networking features in the system settings in my ubuntu 12.10 have stopped working and cannot access the internet. I would like to upgrade the ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. The ubuntu is dual booted ...
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1answer
253 views

Full disk encryption with lvm2 fails after kernel update

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with full disk encryption. This was implemented as per the guide here: ...
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1k views

Black screen on startup after updating or upgrading to 13.04

Ubuntu is starting up with black screen. It displays the Ubuntu logo with the "loading up" dots, but then instead of going to the Login GUI, it just goes to a black screen with a "_" at the top of ...
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1answer
216 views

updating ubuntu while dual booting with windows 8

i have a machine that has windows8 preinstalled,i dual booted ubuntu 13.04 with it and everything is working fine, im a bit new to linux so had a few doubts.. when 13.10 /14.04 LTS is released, how ...
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1answer
119 views

Ubuntu, after starting up, goes black [duplicate]

I used the wubi to install ubuntu beside windows a while ago and decided that it was time to take the step and upgrade. After I did, and everything went fine, when the computer started up it went to ...
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1answer
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How to reinstall newest Linux Kernel?

Hello I upgraded all packages on my Ubuntu 13.04, and kernel also. But in upgrading process kernel upgrade failed, and I must always after grub load select older kernel. It is a terminal command to ...