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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Mp-bios bug:8254 timer not connected to io-apic error on Vostro 1000 LiveUsb

I'm trying to install lubuntu on to my Dell Vostro 1000. I'm using a LiveUsb (via pendrive). I get the start up screen and when I choose try lubuntu without installing I get this message: Mp-bios ...
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*Grub* Windows 10 doesn't start anymore

I have a SSD with 2 partitions. The first one belongs to Win10 and it worked fine. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on the second one and it also works fine. Problem is : When I boot, Grub is correctly ...
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Two GRUB instances after BIOS update and Windows 10 reinstall

I've setup a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 10 successfully. I've been able to use both for months without any issues. I recently got various problems with my Windows 10 so I decided to ...
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Reliable bootable USB creator in Ubuntu

I need a reliable application which will make usb pen drives bootable. Recently, I tried creating a bootable lubuntu-13-04-alternate usb on a ubuntu 12.10 system but ended up with 'boot error' when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 installed but boots grub>

Install went to /dev/sdb7 and my boot up only opens grub> How do I boot? Still booting from USB flash drive not from hard drive...
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Bootable USB needs CD-ROM?

I am attempting to install 'Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS' with a Flashdrive (there is no DVD/CD onboard). However, after keyboard selection a notification is presented saying: "Your installation CD-ROM ...
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Installing Ubuntu Desktop

I want to install Ubuntu in my laptop. I own a Toshiba Satellite C650. This model is not mentioned in Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware section. Would my laptop still be run Ubuntu along with Windows ...
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Double hard drive, double OS windows+ubuntu

I bought an SSD for my laptop and I moved the old one on the optical drive bay. I installed windows on my SSD and then installed ubuntu on the old one (sdb). I installed Ubuntu using manual ...
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Machin reboots during istallation

I've tried both versions now, 14.04.3 and 15.10 with the same result. No matter if I just choose to try without installation or install I'm stuck in a bootloop. Istantly after I choose one option the ...
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Error: no such partition grub rescue

I have make drives on my hp laptop b/c i have to install linux on one drive while using windows on other.? one of that drive is if 100gb but while installing linux (version fedora) i have made this ...
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indicator-keyboard-service crashed with signal 5

Recently when I boot my PC in the initial session Ubuntu show me an error (listed in title) Error initial session of ubuntu recently I installed web cam HD3000 but it works well instead error. ...
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efibootmgr creates an entry in which DevPath is set to Venhw istead of PciRoot

Hello I have a big problem because you see when I use efibootmgrto create a boot entry it just makes a unbootable japanese character in the EFI boot menu and this is very bad. On the other hand when ...
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Ubuntu doesnt want to start!

I have a DVD with Ubuntu on it. When I restart my PC (with the Ubuntu disc inserted) nothing happens. Windows 8 just starts up. I tried with my friend's DVD as well. I have 3 discs with Ubuntu on them ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, but I can't boot into it. How can I fix this?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a USB drive, on a PC running Windows 8.1. But when I turn on my PC, I'm not presented with an option to choose to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. Instead, I'm ...
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14.04.3 - Ubuntu GNOME - Can't boot

After selecting Ubuntu GNOME in GRUB, the boot freezes at the logo. Last things that I've done are sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I've also installed Android Studio from the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade gives blank screen

I did the upgrade to 15.10 and I boot up into a blank screen. I am able to get to the consoles, tty1, tty2, and etc. I do have a video card; I think it is NVIDIA...
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Where will the boot loader be installed if I choose “install alongside windows 10”

The situation of my disks and partitions: disk 1 260 MB --->EFI system Partition OS(C:) 118.48 GB NTFS --->Boot ,Page File, Crash Dump,Primary Disk Partition 499 MB --->Recovery Partition disk 2 ...
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Cannot boot into the bootable USB stick on Lenovo G470

I want to help my sister to move from Windows 7 to Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1. When I boot the computer into the bootable USB stick, it just show me : ------------------------------------------------↓ ...
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stuck on tty; cannot return to ubuntu-dekstop

Before this I had a problem with low graphics mode, then I got into tty trying to fix it. Now I can run apt-get update, but cannot install ubuntu-desktop because it is unable to locate the package ...
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I want to delete three archive files which are in boot

I have problem with the updates. Whenever I start an update I am told the boot record is too small and I need to clear some space. I have looked in the boot directory and there are three files: ...
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How to avoid HDD spin up at system start? (Ubuntu from SSD)

Thanks to hdparm -B1 /dev/sdb my HDD does no longer spin up when powered up on boot. But after completing the BIOS POST messages and starting Ubuntu the HDD gets a signal over the SATA data cable and ...
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Vostro 1000 Dell Wont Boot from Usb

I have installed ubuntu on my HP Stream using the live usb method and it worked. This time Im trying on my dads old Vostro 1000 laptop. I downloaded the Lunbuntu OS and the pendrive thing. After that ...
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Ubuntu not starting after suspend

I have an HP-compaq-15s-103tx laptop with duel booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1 in UEFI Mode. Every time when I try to Start my laptop after doing 'suspend', It does not boot at all. i.e, ...
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Error during installation of Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3

My main OS is Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit). I have an 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive that I used to boot off of using the Universal USB Installer software from pendrivelinux.com. The software takes the ...
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Grub2 on LVM: How can I switch between alternate root LVs?

I have a working setup of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (precise) installed on a LVM Volume (/dev/vg0/root). /boot is on the same LV, and Grub2 boots nicely from it using its own raid/lvm/xfs modules. Great ...
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Custom hibernation command on Xubuntu 15.10

I have found, that I have problems with hibernation on my machine running Xubuntu 15.10. With many attempts I found, that the only way to hibernate is to type following commands (according to this ...
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How to install ubuntu along with pre-installed window 7 home premium (UEFI) in sony vaio sve14a15fn

I really tried alot to install ubuntu alongside with my preinstalled window 7. also, read many articles posted on internet regarding dual window installation. But nothing is working for me. So, I need ...
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Is any there real drawbacks for a python developer when running MAC book air off Live USB only? (Kernal panic at every attempt of installation)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14 on a mac book air crica 2012. First attempt with Yosemite +refit --> Kernal Panic and lost the whole HDD and even the OSX installation that worked Second ...
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No USB boot. No CD boot. Can I install Ubunto on a Mac Mini?

I've been through the answers to similar questions, but they all require USB or CDROM booting. I've installed EFI - it might be that I've not done that correctly, but it boots in EFI, but doesn't find ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing it and it looks like it isn't even installed in the disc management

I Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a 45GB partition, and when it asked me to reboot the computer, the dual boot menu didn't appear, it boot directly Windows 7. When I checked the disc management, there was ...
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No GUI after ubuntu 15.04 upgrade

I tried updating to 15.04. I can't get to the GUI. At boot I get a txt message "starting version 2.19 and then a terminal log in comes up. My login works but none of the terminal solutions I have ...
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Missing Operating System vs Grub Terminal [duplicate]

Did some updates on Ubuntu. My sister turned off the pc, I guess while the update was not finish and since then I got some issues. First some i-386 was missing and the rescue grub something started ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1)

I've created a 15.10 Ubuntu USB drive and booting off it with an ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard, I get: Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) and then nothing. I've become really ...
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Windows 10 upgrade kills grub and boot-repair doesn't help

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 on my partitioned laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Grub no longer appeared on boot so I ran boot-repair from an Ubuntu liveUSB. This didn't ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't boot on Dell XPS 13 2015

I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to the new Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell XPS 14 2015 Developer Edition, because most issues seemed to be fixed in the live version. Therefore I wiped the hole disk ...
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15.10: 'startx $(which unity)' fails when booting to console

I followed this answer and ran the following commands on my 15.10 with Unity Desktop to boot to text mode: sudo systemctl enable multi-user.target --force sudo systemctl set-default multi-user.target ...
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kernel panic and Stack with CapsLock and ScrollLock

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 in a machine with ASUS H81M-K (Bios 1002 8/12/14) with pre-existing Windows 7. The system is dual boot with one HDD. While there was no problem during installation and ...
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Nexus 4 struck at google logo after flashing localy build ubuntu images

Download the ubuntu-touch pahblet code base and build images for nexus 4 devices (mako) as mentioned in the site - https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/. Tried ...
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windows loader not showing

I had windows 7 64bit installed in c: and I installed ubuntu 15.04 on e:, now after installing the ubuntu the windows isn't showing in the loader menu in startup. please find the grub report ...
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boot screen isnot displayed when started

I could not see my boot screen on my laptop having windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04.windows 10 is opening and to obtain the boot screen i have to press esc and f9.how could i obtain the boot screen.pls ...
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Live USB boot stuck at initramfs prompt

I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my machine which already has windows installed. I created a live usb using the Universal USB installer for windows. The flash drive boots fine but when i select ...
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How do I make a bootable USB drive for Winodws 7 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Almost all questions I've found here are outdated. I've already tried using UNetbootin and WINusb and neither have worked. When I used UNetbootin, once I booted the computer from the USB, it was stuck ...
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Customized UBUNTU live system [on hold]

Considering i386 vs amd64 architectures as well as UEFI, Secureboot proliferation and current availability of Legacy BIOS, what would be a best choice today to build a new Customized UBUNTU live ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Live won't boot - Nouveau and Nvidia

Overview Installing Ubuntu 15.10 and when trying to boot into a live version of the install, the boot hangs and returns the following after mounting and the like. iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: Unsupported ...
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Error Parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT

Booting up anew my dual-boot laptop, I was greeted with these errors: Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT [drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* The master control interrupt lied (SDE)! ...
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Toshiba Laptop 'Breathes' during start-up [on hold]

My Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281 'breathes' several times at start-up - sometimes for 3+ minutes. It is about 2-3 years old and only has about 1/3 of its storage used-up. Any suggestions as to what is ...
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Fix bootup on vodafone webbook ON9 or install from usb?

I am a greenie with Ubuntu and need help please. Its a vodafone webbook ON9 with 512mb Ram and 4GB onboard flash storage. I need to reinstall Ubuntu. Originally there was Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Now when ...
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grub rescue after creating new partition from windows

I'd successfully installed Ubuntu 10.04.03 LTS with parallel to existing Window 7 Professional. Both the OSes were booting properly without any problem. After install I needed to do sudo update-grub ...
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How can I interrupt infinite waiting for networks in systemd boot?

I use Ubuntu 15.10, 64 bit, desktop version with Unity. After trying to configure my KVM virtual machine for bridged networking, the virt-manager created a corrupt interface configuration br1. When ...
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how to add new module in ubuntu os [on hold]

I am new in ubuntu. my question is How to add new module in ubuntu os. I have to add my c program as a module in ubuntu os. how can i do that. please,answer me step by step