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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Black Screen After Hibernate- 15.10

Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit, Nvidia 960M proprietary "recommended" driver or Intel Integrated grpahics I have been having an issue with hibernation. Every time I hibernate and boot up my system, after the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Dual-boot Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10 (OLD HARDWARE! NO UEFI) [duplicate]

I have a bootable USB that has Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I used UUI (Universal USB Installer) to do this. Keep in mind that I have a computer built in 2010 that was made to support Windows 7, but I upgraded ...
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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
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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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USB keyboard not detected when booting 15.10 with upstart or in recovery mode

The story: I just had to boot my 15.10 64bit machine using upstart instead of the default systemd (selected in the GRUB boot menu's "Advanced options for Ubuntu") to boot past a network failure. ...
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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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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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Problems installing ubuntu on GPT and MBR

My laptop is Lenovo Z-570. I was running windows 10, this is the first time I am installing Linux OS. In windows,system information showed that my boot was legacy. So, I assume its BIOS boot. On ...
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Lenovo thinkpad W540 and Ubuntu 15:10

I am a new user of Linux OS I have this laptop w540 with these configurations Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz Physical Memory DDR3, 32.000 GB Logical Sector Size Samsung ...
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Need help migrating hard drive using Ubuntu

So, I have a computer dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. Despite being dual-booted, it boots straight to Windows 8 (It seems to be a recovery feature with Helwett-Packard computers, I'm ...
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Server can't boot, showing main process (206) terminated with status 127

The system is Debian 7.0. Booting in recovery mode fails with messages shown in this pic:screenshot. Do you know how can I solve this issue?
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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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want to install ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

Recently I installed ubuntu 14.04 on a new hp notebook. However I want to install ubuntu 13.10. How do i install ubuntu 13.10 over 14.04 I chose to erase disk completely and install ubuntu when I ...
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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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Ubuntu doesn't start the install

so im interested in installing Ubuntu. I've made a bootable USB with Ubuntu, but when I try to boot my PC from USB it starts the ubuntu login screen, and after it loads, http://imgur.com/a/agsgO those ...
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How to install tribar theme for plymouth?

I miss tribar theme from RHEL/Debian. I cannot find it for Ubuntu. Do you have any idea why there is no tribar? How to set it? Do you know any other so simple and cute text theme, that is available in ...
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Change from UEFI to BIOS: can not install grub

I wanted to change from UEFI to BIOS on my Samsung Series 9 Laptop to be able to use features such as keyboard backlight. I lossley followed this instruction Convert from EFI to BIOS boot But when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't reach log-in screen after Nvidia Driver Installation

I've recently installed Ubuntu onto my MSI GS60 6QE which comes with an i7-6700HQ CPU and an NVIDIA 970M graphics card. I'm dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10. In order to install ...
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how do I fix grub rescue? [duplicate]

So I read another article on how to fix the grub rescue... which this this one right here: Grub rescue problem after deleting Ubuntu partition! So pretty much what I did was this set ...
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Grub crashes when installing windows 10

I tried installing Windows 10 alongside my existing installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine till I rebooted my system for the second time. Firstly, the GRUB menu shows Windows 7 ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to a newer version, cannot boot: end Kernal panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few months now and thought I'd update to a later version. Therefore, I followed this query (Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04) and upgraded. Oddly enough, when I checked ...
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cannot get grub/boot after Ubuntu install on surface pro 3

I've gotten a surface pro 3 and installed Ubuntu xenial nightly on it. I've disabled secure boot and when I reboot the system after install it goes straight to the bios screen without any boot loader ...
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Partitioned with Gparted, installed android on new partition, now having issues

Well I was stupid and thought it would be a good idea to install android alongside ubuntu 14.10. I used a Live USB, partitioned with Gparted, and then installed Android on the new unused partition. ...
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a dreaded fsyncing/closing/dev/sda:3 input/output error

Hello and advanced help please.... I am getting this error message when I try to install onto an almost new laptop (about 1 year old but hardly used). fsyncing/closing/dev/sda:3 input/output error ...
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After trying to install Ubuntu on a USB with casper-rw patrition It does not boot

I tried the best answer of this question - How to make a persistent live Ubuntu USB with more than 4GB After doing all steps I booted to my drive and got nothing than a cursor ( _ ) (I don't know his ...
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Could not install Ubuntu using USB

I download an Ubuntu iso from ubuntu's official site and made the bootable USB(For this, I tried with 3 different programs, YUMI, unetbootin, universal). Then I updated the device priority for ...
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Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed!

Trying to install uBuntu for the first time. Attempting to Dual Boot on a SSD with windows 10 fresh install. I have created a bootable USB from the ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and when it boots i ...
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grub entry for slackware from another drive

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my machine with following partition structure: /boot 512MB / 50G swap 4G /home 100G~ and I have another drive which has slackware 14.1 on it with following ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu 14.04 to always boot to ram?

I read somewhere that if you modify "grub/grub.cfg" you could add the toram option in there, but the answer didn't match my grub file, so I added it like this... if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = ...
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Ubuntu for Macbook Pro

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 recently on macbook pro. As per the guidelines given on the website www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-linux-macbook-pro/ I have installed and made the changes to GRUB. ...