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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cryptsetup: cryptsetup failed, bad password or options?

today ,i installed ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop running windows 8.1 using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.1.exe. When i finished the installation, i was asked to reboot. I did so but the passphrase wasn't ...
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i install ubuntu14 on atom z3735e tablet but don't boot HELP ME

i install ubuntu 14(no dual boot) on my tablet with atom z37353 but don't boot:a message say boot failure. the system is 64bit because it function with efi mode adding bootia32 file. the guide said ...
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When attempting to install Ubuntu 15.04 keeps rebooting into installation

When I try to install Ubuntu onto some old hardware I had lying around I encountered a problem. I can't install from USB, dont know why it just doesn't get recognized as a bootable device, DVD doesnt ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 installed on USB won't boot on a Hewlett HP 20 All-in-One PC

I am a basic user and this is my first time trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 64 bit onto a USB from a CD. Installation went okay and when asked to reboot it booted up again without a problem. Then I ...
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Boot to black screen Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and after it finished installing it asked me to reboot the computer. I attempted the reboot, but it sent me to a black screen, no cursor or anything. I turned it off and when ...
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Could not find kernel image kernal isoliunix/isoliunix.cfg

Since last 5 hours i get tired when i trying to install ubuntu through my flash memory and finally i surrender i trying all the solution in the google but nothing work i download Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS ...
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Dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu with UEFI on two separate drives?

I've already installed Windows 8 in UEFI mode and it is currently running off of one SSD. On another SSD, I want to install Ubuntu GNOME. Is there any sort of special configuration or setting I have ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 on usb3.0 pendrive with swap,tmp,var,etc folders on ssd

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on USB 3.0 (SanDisk Extreme 16GB) pen drive but want to keep /var, /etc, /opt, /tmp on SSD as my Samsung 850 Evo 250 GB is relatively new and until now only 2 TB has ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive-won't boot properly

I have thrice tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive, set it for automatic logon during the install and gave it a password. When I try to boot the new system it gets as far as the logon ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu, but Debian can, help me please!

I am having problem with boot Ubuntu or any other Ubuntu based OS. After installation is complete I am stucked at black screen. Tried to change grub, activating graphics from additional adapters via ...
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Grub Rescue after installing Elementary OS Freya [migrated]

I used to dual boot windows 10(recently upgraded from windows7) and elementary os luna. Windows is installed on my C drive, and Luna was installed on a partitioned D drive (i splitted 100GB for ...
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Hoy do I get my data from Windows 8 back?

I had Windows 8 installed in my HP-PC when I proceeded to install Ubuntu 14.04 to run alongside it. My PC has a 2TB hard drive where Windows 8 and all my data was installed. In order to make the Linux ...
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Ubuntu live disk stop halt in the boot process

I have just bought a new ASUS laptop for my son. It have pre-installed Windows 8.1. I made my usb-live stick as I use to and tried install ubuntu. It use to be simple. I switch off fast-boot in bios ...
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Stuck in grub rescue (error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic)

Well, I fiddled a bit with my partitions, now my computer wont boot. I get this message: error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic grub rescue> set gives cmdpath=(hd0) ...
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My Acer C720 all of a sudden won't boot my ubuntu install

I have a Acer C720 Chromebook. I was on Ubuntu. I rebooted, and I pressed Ctrl-L for Legacy Boot. It showed the bios screen. It said Booting from hard disk... and didn't do anything else. ChromeOS ...
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“Signal Over Range!!” and grub/update doesn't fix

3.19.0-26-generic #28-Ubuntu T 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS880 [Radeon HD 4200] Hercules ProphetView monitor This is a server, with no x-windows or ...
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Grub Rescue with no Linux type OS ever installed…by me [on hold]

Clean install of win8 on a new device that was subsequently hacked. Upon receipt of a new computer and attempted to do a clean reinstall of win8, it would not install on the msata on which it ...
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fastboot does not detect my nexus 4 lolipop 5.1.1

adb devices works fine when phone turned on however in bootload mode fastboot devices does not recognise device I have downloaded with the following package sudo apt-get install phablet-tools ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Can't dual boot!

Today I tried to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 Ultimate which I already had installed. I downloaded a program to boot Ubuntu directly from a flash drive. My first try was with version 14.04.3. The ...
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Ubuntu OS gets lost in dual boot another one is Windows 8.

I have windows 8 install in my primary drive and I have started to install ubuntu on my next drive. I am new to ubuntu family. All thing were going right as I was using both my OS. I was also studying ...
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How to paste the text selected from gui mode after switching into cli mode?

I have set up ubuntu-14.10 to boot up in text mode (cli) and I start gui with the command sudo service lightdm start then toggle between gui and cli mode with Alt+ctrl+F1 (to get into cli) and Alt Gr ...
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hd1 cannot get C/H/S values

Ok, I know there are many questions about this topic, but I can't found a convince answer (fixing the problem or not). Recently I bought an SSD drive and installed in main SATA (hd0), I've replaced ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot recognize my windows nor my hard drive which my windows is installed on

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and was working fine with windows 7 along side it. Then I wanted to get rid of Ubuntu so I deleted the partition that Ubuntu was installed on in windows. (There were two ...
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I deleted my ubuntu partition (win8 dual boot) without first resetting my uefi boot settings. How can I recover my laptop from grub2.02?

When I turn on my computer, I see the grub2.02 command line. It says "GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-15 Minimal BASH-like editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command ...
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14.04 booting issues after install

after installing 14.04, the system will not boot. This is not a dual boot set up. I have reinstalled and tried everything that i can find on line to be honest. This isn't the first time I've ...
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Unable to boot computer

Ok, so I have a Dell XPS that I bought around 2011. About two weeks ago, it started behaving strangely during the boot load. First of all, it makes some weird clicking noises. When that happens, I ...
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One drive removed from RAID5 each restart

After almost each restart my RAID 5 array is being degraded. Very suspisous thing I found in dmesg Log First SDA and SDB logs can be found, Then MD0 - without SDC and then SDC. What can be a ...
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Invalid ROM Contents - new install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a CD over Windows Vista. I recently had a GPU failure on this machine, and while I was experiencing those problems (that made the computer unusable) I ...
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Ubuntu not starting, can I at least remove it? [duplicate]

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu in dual-boot with Windows 8.1, it worked fine, maybe I touched something that I shouldn't have, but now if I start Ubuntu in the GRUB I get the ubuntu logo and then a ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu from my USB stick?

it's my first time using Ubuntu and I'm an absolute beginner in computer programming. I downloaded Ubuntu and used the Linux USB installer to put in onto my SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB. I'm using an ...
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Boot from DVD by grub to install windows [duplicate]

how i can boot from dvd to install windows behind the Ubuntu by Grub?
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Is there a problem with the compatibilaty of my chipset?

I've recently built my own PC and i want to run Ubuntu on it. however when i try to boot ubuntu from my usb drive it says: ACPI PCC probe failed I tried installing with nomodeset and the install ...
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Login prompt no longer on external display

Been experimenting with Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite U500. Using an external display (AOC 23" LCD) as primary. For the first 20 or so boots, the Ubuntu 15.04 login prompt appeared on my external ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont boot after installation

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 After the installation it won´t boot and I done the boot-repair in Ubuntu and I Think I have the right boot-setting in BOIS. It will directly go to the windows OS. ...
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black screen after first restart ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04.3 sole installation, after restarting for finish installation got black screen . Unable to restart or shut down. Need help , I'm afraid will damage the laptop shutting down from start ...
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Kernel 3.13.0-61 Update Won't Boot

I have an Acer Aspire V-7 running Ubuntu 14.04. Updating to Kernel 3.13.0-61 it no longer boots. I just get a black screen with a dash and nothing happens. Same thing with 3.13.0-62. The last working ...
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Selected manual install and now grub can't find moddep files [on hold]

I recently re-built my PC and decided to re-install my OS'es. I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, now I'm installing Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. I followed this guide: ...
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How can I determine total Boot Time

What command do I use to determine how long my actual boot time is? From the grub screen until all the start up processes are finished in the background. I ask because Launcher stays purple for at ...
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Windows 10 upgrade attempt destroyed both my Ubuntu and itself (windows 8.1). How do I wipe/format my hard drive to start fresh and try again?

I had been dual-booting with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 for a while now without issue. However, when attempting my free upgrade to windows 10, it killed both. I am not entirely sure why, but it looks like ...
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Where do I install BURG?

I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. When I installed Ubuntu, "Device for bootloader installation" was sda8. So, I tried sda8 for BURG and got this message: ~> sudo burg-install ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Black Login Screen

When I start my computer, I see the starting screen with white and orange dots. But after that, sometimes I see a black login screen. Everything works but just there is nothing on the screen. How do I ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I am new to ubuntu, so I will need some asistance uploading the log files as i am not quite sure where they are ATM. I currently have ubuntu 15.04 installed on a 250gb usb hd. For some reason after ...
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I deleted Ubuntu and accidentally deleted Grub with it. Other OS's aren't booting now. How do I fix this?

I was running a dual-booted Ubuntu/Windows 8.1 PC. I deleted my Ubuntu partition so I could install Arch, but in doing so I also accidentally messed up Grub and deleted my Windows EFI partition. I ...
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I can not install ubuntu 14.04.2 in my partition.Installation crash

Previously I had dual boot my pc with ubuntu and windows 7.After installing windows 10 I can not install ubuntu in my pc. In installation process from my usb stick I got this message. "The system ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.3 - Monitors turn of during boot

After installing Xubuntu 14.04.3, I can not boot into the system. Instead, after selecting ubuntu within the grub menu and pressing enter, a few messages are shown and the monitor turns of after ...
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Ubuntu will not automatically boot from SSD

I have both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a boot loader installed on my SSD. My SSD is not showing up as option to automatically boot from in the BIOS in my boot load order; however I can manually boot from it ...
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“Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7” option is not shown during installation of dual boot ubuntu 14.04.2

i am try to install ubuntu 14.04.2 along side window7 i.e dual boot. window 7 already installed on My lenovo laptop. So to install ubuntu on my laptop i use rufus to make my usb Bootable. But during ...
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“Boot error” When loading a working ubuntu 15.04 usb installer

I cannot find any information what so ever because my amazing POS system doesn't actually give me anything other than "boot error". I have a dell 530 (07 era) desktop. I had windows on it, but the ...
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dual boot issue

I'm pretty noob on Linux so, sorry in advance. I installed ubuntu side of windows (just want to keep windows for games, shame I can't play them on ubuntu or I would remove windows forever I think) ...