Boot-Repair is a tool to fix Windows/Ubuntu problems either after installing Ubuntu or Windows. Use this tag if you used the software in any way.

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Why isn't boot-repair in the official Ubuntu repositories?

Why is this the case? Should I add a PPA to install it/get updates? I thought it was licensed under the GPL.
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How can I remove bcdedit's GRUB completely?

I added GRUB to my Ubuntu installation's disk by bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi. Then, I removed Ubuntu from my disk and deleted the "ubuntu" file in the EFI. Every time I ...
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black screen while booting to Ubuntu-duel boot with win 10

I have done dual boot of win 10 and ubuntu 14.04. But after installation when I select Ubuntu, a sound comes similar to start up sound but my screen becomes blank (i.e, black). Even boot repairing ...
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Booting to initramfs after read-only file system

I had npm installed into ~/.npm. I ran chown -R myuser:myusergroup ~/.npm against it. It caused the 3 disk encrypted LVM to go into read-only mode, which I don't quite understand. I then rebooted the ...
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Boot initialization problem, boot unknown partition, dual boot pc

It has been 3 days I'm trying to solve the boot problem. I have two systems, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 in different partitions. I have tried many solutions: I used Boot-Repair but it didn't work. ...
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Need to restore deleted boot partition. Can I use boot-repair with full disk encryption?

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.04, full disk encryption and an accidently deleted boot partition. When I booted from CD and tried to reinstall Ubuntu, it showed 256 MB free space on dev/sda and one ...
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How to disable hibernation and fastboot from windows so dual boot works in Ubuntu 14.04

I have SONY VAIO SVF15319SNB laptop with Windows-10. I re-partitioned the disk to install Ubuntu 14.04. Installation was fine but after restarting the system, I am not able to get the dual boot ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu

So, I had bought a new laptop which came preinstalled with Ubuntu 14.04 but I later installed Windows 10 after removing Ubuntu, I backed up laptop vendor's Ubuntu image though which came on the ...
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Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working

I have problems with booting Ubuntu 14 on my computer. Normal booting ends to grub rescue mode (can't read something from hard drive). Actually only way I have managed to boot my computer is to use ...
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Unable to boot Xubuntu after update

Hi all and happy new year. Today, I update my Xubuntu installation and after reboot I can't boot anymore. Screen says: Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\grubx64.efi - Not found Failed to load image ...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...
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Boot-Repair Ubuntu. error: 1234F

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14309128/ So I use a Dell Inspiron 15-3521 that uses Windows 8. I took care of the PXE-E61 error by disabling NIC. Then the next error that I also had with PXE-E61 is: 1234F, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 startup loops on cryptswap pass phrase request

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14242642/ For this PC I installed Ubuntu 15.10, with an encrypted home folder, on a GPT drive, followed by Windows 7 in UEFI mode. I then repaired GRUB 2 with boot-repair on a ...
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What sudo will fix this tty1?

tty1: 20.472975 xhci_hcd 0000:02:00.0: Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Abort command ring failed HC died; claning up usb ...
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hello help me using boot-repair [duplicate]

I deleted the partion of ubuntu in my hdd using gparted, and now I got the grub error on boot. I downloaded the boot-repair to repair my bootloader so it will load my windows 7. but when I am on ...
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Laptop doesn't see boot devices after HDD replacement

On a laptop I had HDD with Windows. Then I inserted HDD with Ubuntu. When the laptop loads it shows UEFI and there are no bootable devices. I tried reconnecting the HDD and the battery. When I ...
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how to move/create efi and grub to second drive (boot-repair)?

I used to have a Windows 8 / Ubuntu dualboot with Windows installed on a ssd and Ubuntu installed on a hdd - the efi partiton lies on the ssd. Now i want to use the ssd otherwise and just want to use ...
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Unable to boot into ubuntu/mint on 500gb Seagate SATA drive

I assure you I have searched and this is not a duplicate; after searching I am now confused that if I should post it to superuser instead. Please suggest. I am unable to boot into my computer, ...
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Wily werewolf grub 2 boot error

I've had some ups and downs with Wily Werewold, but the biggest issues I've had would be boot errors and lots of them. I boot up and after selecting Ubuntu, it simply goes into a black command prompt ...
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Problem with reinstalling grub with boot-repair

I am trying to reinstall grub since I am not able to boot Ubuntu (linux mint) after installing from the live CD. Booting Windows was however not a problem. Repairing grub manually didn't work so now ...
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I can't boot from Ubuntu on Windows 10

http://i.stack.imgur.com/DufEO.jpg Windows 10 to boot from Ubuntu, I can't boot from Ubuntu. I did boot-repair it said to change Secure boot from enabled to disabled, I did that it does not work. ...
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(Boot Issue) How do I add Ubuntu generic packages to my repository?

HP Elitebook / Dual Boot Ubuntu 15.4 (shows as 15.10) and Win 8.1 Yesterday Ubuntu was updating and I was in a rush. I forgot and powered down, big mistake as the computer won't load now. The Bios ...
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I deleted the partition volume where ubuntu 14.04 LTS was installed. now i cant access windows

I am stuck at grub rescue. I tried booting Ubuntu from a live USB, then doing this sudo app-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair the this error came up. Please check that the PPA name or ...
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Unable to use/login ubuntu OS,Permissions modified

Accidently changed permission of all folder under etc. While working with python project instead of single folder permission , I changed the permission of all under etc including terminal. :( I dont ...
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Error: failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED

During boot or shutdown I got error: Nov 18 19:41:20 noname kernel: [ 11.696636] ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x7fffffff SErr 0x0 action 0x6 Nov 18 19:41:20 noname kernel: [ 11.696641] ...
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Error during dual boot startup [duplicate]

I had installed Ubuntu along with Vista on my Compaq presario v3000 in dual boot configuration. A friend deleted both Ubuntu partitions in windows to make room for some stuff. Now when I started the ...
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How fix a booting error in Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf a while ago. The first day it was working fine, but the next day I got the missing desktop error, all my desktop icons were gone. My attempts to fix by ...
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upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 fails, now need help to reanimate the system

First of all I would like to say Thank you to anyone who tries to help me with this issue. Second - I am not *nix user at all, I really wish I had much more experience with this system, but ...
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boot-repair NVMe drive after gparted copy

I'm trying to migrate to my new NVMe Samsung 950 pro. chroot /mnt/boot-sav/nvme0n1p3 update-grub grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1. Check your device.map. Process: ...
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Unable to Dual-Boot between Windows 10/7 and Ubuntu

I have booted into Ubuntu and run boot repair, the results being: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13240880 When I get to the GRUB menu I see: Ubuntu Ubuntu Advanced Options Memtests (Two Of Them) ...
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Boot-repair does not show recommended repair

I had used ubuntu and windows in same computer with no problems until yesterday that I force reboot my computer because it freeze in ubuntu. I tried to repair the boot with boot-repair but I did not ...
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GRUB 2 failure - boot repair won't fix

As stated in the title, GRUB 2 has failed. I've tried all possible ways I could find, but to no avail. When I ran boot repair from my bootable usb stick, the link given to me was ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed errors=remount-ro 0

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 I am having the error above And also sodu journalctl says errors=remount-ro 0 And Failed to activate swap Swap Partiiton. Any Idea how I might fix this problem Thanks
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Dual boot Ubuntu in D hd and Winows 7 in C sdd [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux I just installed Ubuntu from a CD. I tried Reboot Repair Disk from the demo terminal and got this summary http://paste.ubuntu.com/13100832/ What is the easiest straightforward way to ...
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How to fix the error warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning

My computer recently give me an error right after I installed gnome It said warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning I need help to fix the error this is the only ...
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My Ubuntu Laptop is not booting to the desktop [duplicate]

Hello I need some help with my laptop it is not booting to the desktop and it giving me warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning It happened after I installed gnome.
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After clean installation with USB 14.04 can't boot into OS

As I mentioned in the title, I clean installed Ubuntu on an empty drive. After installation it says that it has to reboot to finish installation. When I click reboot, it reboots itself to USB drive ...
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I just installed ubuntu and deleted windows 8, now It does not work. I tried using boot-repair but still does not work

My laptop is a toshiba satellite C55. Here is the url for the boot-repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/13089017/
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Why doesn't Ubuntu recognize Windows 10?

How can I fix that Ubuntu when I trying to install it it says that my laptop doesn't have any other operating system.
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No more grub menu

I can't access the grub menu anymore, my computer directly boots into Windows 10. I tried a boot-repair but it didn't fix the problem. Here is the pastebin link: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13006892/ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE won't start after insallation

I used Unetbootin and the 64bit iso to create a bootable USB stick. I did check for defects before installing. Install went smooth. I selected to wipe the Drive and intsall Ubuntu. After installation ...
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Boot-Repair success, but … (triple boot Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.02, Windows 8.1) 64 bit [duplicate]

please help. So my problem is, I did clean install my Sony Vaio SVF series, and install Windows 8.1 64 bit (just for gaming and doing little that and this), then Ubuntu 14.04 (for development thing, ...
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Boot-Repair not able to repair with GPT boot partition

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LiveUSB to try to repair GRUB on a HDD (through USB). I tried to run Boot-Repair but got this message: GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition (>1MB, unformatted ...
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No USB boot option after boot repair ;

No boot option from USB is showing up at startup i have boot-repaired when dual booting my system with windows and ubuntu . But in order to boot again from usb , no option is available in BIOS . ...
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Getting grub message after deleting Ubuntu partition and unable to boot into Windows?

I deleted my Ubuntu partition because I wanted to install Linux Mint. But now when I switch on my laptop, I'm unable to boot into Windows. I'm getting a grub terminal (not sure if it's grub rescue ...
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Recover XP boot after install

Okay so I installed alongside XP using the automatic setup option in the installer. Windows shows in grub but I only get a blinking cursor when I try to boot it. I ran boot-repair, (boot-info: ...
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Boot repair errors on Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7, i restarted my PC and i didn' get an option to select the operating system I wanted to boot to. It just booted into windows by default. I inserted ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after run boot-repair

This is an urgent case because I am no longer boot into any OS in my laptop now, I am using my phone to post the question. I am using dual boot on my laptop- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit- Windows 8 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 Dual boot - No grub menu

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 in a partition along side Windows 10. Grub menu doesn't show up, it directly boots to Windows 10. Here's my boot-repair info: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12864055/ What do ...
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GRUB Screen disappeared

I have a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu laptop and I recently upgraded to Windows 10 (might be relevant). After a month or so, the GRUB menu stopped appearing out of the blue. Despite running boot-repair ...