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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Triple Boot: Win 7, Win 10, Ubuntu: How to uninstall Win 7 without disturbing Grub and Win 10 Boot Loader?

As the question states. I'd like to completely remove my Windows 7 OS partition, and maintain the other two Os'es, i.e. Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I know that issues can arise that disturb the boot ...
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Enable to recover data and linux partition after windows 10 upgrade

I have a dual-boot windows 8 and Ubuntu with a NTFS data partition on my laptop. After a forced migration to windows 10, my computer restarted on grub rescue mode and i was enable to boot on ubuntu ...
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Bug on Ubuntu 14.4

I have a bug on Ubuntu 14.4 which a[ways end with the dreaded: Errors were found while checking the disk for / or: Disk drive for /temp is not ready after about 2 weeks from which I cannot recover. I ...
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Can I install a Windows 10 boot on a 2nd SSD and not have it affect my Ubuntu boot?

Can I buy a second SSD, install it into my computer, and install Windows 10 on that without it affecting my current SSD running Ubuntu? So like, when I want to use Ubuntu I boot up with my original ...
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Cannot boot Failed to open \efi\boot\grubx64.efi - not found

So I removed and then reinstalled my power supply a few months back on my home server and for some reason it stopped booting to ubuntu and working like it always has been. I've tried completely ...
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failure reading from sector error mean my HD is broken?

so something happened to my linux boot today and I cant get it too boot. I can get to the grub CL and when I run ls its saying failure reading from sector oxfc from "hd1". im guessing thats my hard ...
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Cannot Load Windows 10 After Installation of Ubuntu 14.04

I originally started with a dual booted system of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 and decided to do a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 since I had a few glitches when logging in. I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Think my ubuntu just broke, not sure how to fix it

My laptop died on me and when I went to start it up, it wont boot ubuntu. I can get the menu in the picutre but if I click on ubuntu it just goes to like the background of ubuntu and gets stuck. ...
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After adding a disk ubuntu wont start normally (sda<->sdb)

In my notebook are 2 disks: mSata appears as sdb and SATA appears as sda. I did a fresh install on the mSATA (sdb) including GRUB. All is fine. But when I remove the SATA the mSATA becomes sda and ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu on desktop

First, my specs : Graphic card : nvidia GTX 960 Processor : Intel core i5 4570 @ 3.20 GHz MB : Gigabyte z87x-d3h Ram : 8 GB DDR3 @ 1600 2 disks, one SSD with windows 10 installed, the other ...
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Why Do I Keep Getting GRUB Command Line on Startup - Dual Booting Wins 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

I migrated data on my laptop's HDD which contains Windows 8.1 to my SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD (My laptop has 2 hard drive bays btw). Currently, my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 are on their ...
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How do i load Ubuntu 16.04 and above with the kernel 4.4?

I am the owner of a laptop with the Intel Celeron N3050 processor. Ubuntu 16.04 will not boot from a live USB, it only shows a black screen. When I decided to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04's kernel to version ...
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Is this simplified flow chart of how the ubuntu fire up is correct ?

I am trying to understand the way that Ubuntu starts what is being runned or started. Can you please confirm if my simplified flow chart is correct ? First we power on a computer with linux ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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Installed Ubuntu 16.04 server doesnt boot

Today I install Ubuntu server 16.04 64Bit Installation complete, after reboot ubuntu doesnt show grub menu(I install grub loader in installation and write hanges to disc). I reboot again and push ...
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GRUB - automatically boot Ubuntu, or boot Windows when shift is held (WITHOUT showing the menu)?

Before someone marks it as such, this question is not a duplicate: I'm not only asking how to automatically boot Ubuntu and show GRUB's menu when I hold shift during boot. I want to set up GRUB so ...
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Can't boot from disk [duplicate]

I've just bought a stick to download the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop. I downloaded the program from Ubuntu and it is now on the stick. I downloaded it and I see both the file and the ISO file. I ...
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Trouble with dual boot Ubuntu and Windows

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside already existing Windows 10 on my system. After installation, grub was only showing Ubuntu and was not listing Windows as OS on my system. I followed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installation Problem

When i inserted my Bootable USB to my Dell N4050 Laptop and tried to boot my laptop, Setup is Missing -Press any key to restart error occurs. I have no options of secure Boot in BIOS. What could've ...
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Grub nomodeset and purple screen of death

I changed my grub settings by editing the file /etc/default/grub and adding "nomodeset" + "acpi_backlight=vendor". After the reboot I get stucked in a purple screen in which I can't do nothing. I ...
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Ubuntu on 32bit UEFI(only) based tablet pc

I've created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 16.04 64bit with Rufus, setting the drive to be a GPT for UEFI. Then I booted my tablet pc and I ran the UEFI BIOS, from which I turned secure boot off. I then ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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15.10 failed to start load kernel please help

Failed to start load kernel please help out. I'm new to ubuntu
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Grub dissapears after configuring a windows 10 live usb stick

I have a Windows 10 PC that I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a few months ago. I recently made a live Windows 10 bootable flash drive, which is when the flash drive acts as a hard drive with an OS. In ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 on MacBook Pro. Error Message: “Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled”

I'm having this problem on my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro3,1). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB. I can't buy any DVD/CD's, so thats out of the question. I can barely use my MacBook at the ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot fsck

I have searched and searched, and I cannot seem to find the help I'm looking for. Before you say "yes this problem has been answered", please point me in the right direction. I recently was gifted an ...
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Grub rescue error: Unknown Commands + Unknown FileSystem + Live Usb

I have been given an Asus EEE Pc 1201PN where Ubuntu and Windows 7 used to live in a dual-boot. When running Windows 7, the Ubuntu partition has been erased and thus, Grub is not working anymore when ...
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Boot failure with Kernel 4.x

My HP Workstation Z820 is not booting with Kernel > 3.9x Trying to update to 15.10 or 16.04 fails. New install of 16.04 from CD fails also - see image..
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Dual-boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 upgrade to Windows 10 failed

I attempted to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 10 on a dual-boot ASUS U56E laptop. After about five hours of download/prep/install, like many other people, I found myself presented with the grub ...
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partitions not showing while installing ububtu 15.04

While installing Ubuntu none of my partitions are showing. I have Win 10 on dual boot which was running before installing Ubuntu . On a live boot all of my data is safe untill now & my Win 10 is ...
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16.04: Slow boot no matter what I remove or do (Files for analysis provided)

UPDATE ON VOTES Not sure why anyone would give me a downvote considering all the work I've done to try to solve this and not many are helping. I've seen people complain about things and they didn't ...
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Can't choose nodmraid option

I'm trying to enable the nadmraid option like this image: But this is my installation menu: How can I change to nodmraid? -- I'm a noob :) --
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No icons or Menu From Boot

I had a system error, so I rebooted my machine and now it boots to my desktop. However, there is nothing on my desktop, no shortcuts/icons and the menu no longer displays (the menu at the bottom with ...
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Ubuntu broken when I installed KDE-Plasma

So I installed KDE-Plasma, being the Desktop Environment horde I am, and it was complete crap to what I was used to, so I tried to log out. It didn't log out and just stayed at a black screen with a ...
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Ubuntu alongside Win10

I'm pretty much new on Linux although I know it very well and was planing to make dualboot for a long time now. So, my problem basicly is that after I installed ubuntu (16.04) alongside my windows ...
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Chmod-ing init on boot, can it be done in 16.04 LTS?

Had an issue with my 16.04 LTS desktop release involving a kernel panic as a result of a missing init file. I found a working solution for my problem. If I execute those commands from a liveCD ...
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Nexus 5 ubuntu touch won't boot

I've had ubuntu touch working on my Nexus 5 for some time, however the latest update has made it so it no longer boots. It just comes up with the dots lighting up, and hangs like that indefinitly. I ...
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Black screen after grub or at reboot with LUKS encryption

I know this subject was already treated, and I found a "fix" to bypass this black screen thanks to this answer (LUKS encyption part): My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix ...
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Mint wont boot after booting into Windows 10 [closed]

So, I installed Linux Mint along with Windows 10 in dual-boot. On starting the pc I was taken to the grub boot menu where I could select Linux Mint Cinnamon or Windows Boot Manager. If I selected ...
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Re-sizing an extended partition using Gparted

Before anyone jumps to conclusions after reading only the title: no this is not a duplicate of other questions because none of the solutions for similar problems have worked for me. I am trying to ...
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i want to update Ubuntu 12.10 to higher version

I really really need a solution because I cannot use my laptop to do anything. Please somebody help me. I have even tried something in the written configurations where I replaced a word with a new ...
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Windows 10 broken after install Ubuntu

So I was with just windows 10 installed and I installed Ubuntu 16 here and now I can't boot windows 10 here's my paste boot info: http://paste2.org/gMBhJyMp If I check the windows partition with ...
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PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair

My home computer has been unusable since a week, and I would like to hear your opinion about my problems. It is a long story, so I will keep it simple, okay? :) I had a dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu ...
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/dev/sda2: recovering journal after kubuntu screen

I had Ubuntu running and wanted to see how KDE looks like. So I installed it, didn't like it and decided to uninstall it again. Now however, my boot hangs at: /dev/sda2: recovering journal /dev/sda2: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 stuck in boot loop

I upgraded to 16.04 the other day, I don't think this is the source of the problem however. Checking out the changes I came across the programs N1 (email client) and CoreBird (twitter client) after ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installation of nVidia driver

I run Ubuntu 16.04. After reinstalling drivers for graphics card (nVidia prime) I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting...
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when i install Ubuntu operating system it shows me some command [closed]

which command is used when we install Ubuntu operating system
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Server 16.04 - Default Grub Boot Option Fails

I'm able to get the server to boot by going into the advanced options and choosing the first option. My question is how can I automate this? Requiring someone to be at the console during the boot ...
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UBUNTU14.04 could not be loaded due to GRUB Error

I installed UBUNTU14.04 in ACER Laptop after completing the installation the GRUB is not working, How can I install the GRUB separately?
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Ubuntu Tablet Booting Trouble

I bought aquaris M10 ubuntu tablet a week ago, opened and finished pre-installation (username, wi-fi etc) after that shut down the tablet. During shutting down process i saw an update in background ...