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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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)

I'm very frustrated with now long it takes my laptop to boot since I installed Ubuntu. Prior to Ubuntu, I had Kubuntu 16.04 which booted from Grub to desktop in less than 20 seconds. I switched to ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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Overwrote and Installed 14.04 lts on old win xp

Over wrote and Installed 14.04 lts on old win xp 32 bit. Went right through but on restart does not get into ubuntu. All I have is a blank screen.
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Freeze ubuntu 16.04 when clicking some stuff

I'm trying to install the last version of Ubuntu on my i7 6700hq notebook on dual boot with win 10, using a Bootable USB in UEFI bios. Disabled secure boot, I start the live Ubuntu and all work but ...
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Unable to boot in ubuntu after install [Reboot and Select proper boot device]

I am using Samsung RV513 laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and was working fine. Then I reinstalled Windows 7. After a few days, I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Now whenever I start ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server to a iSCSI Drive using IBFT

We have to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 on iSCSI Drives and boot from them, because we have no local storage. We have configured the iSCSI capable Network Controllers to log in into the iSCSI Target ...
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Screen not loading properly on new install

Recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop via bootable USB. After install and restart, screen won't stay loaded for more than a few seconds at a time. It keeps blinking out of everything, keeping the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - system boot waits saying “Raise network interfaces”

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 system with two interfaces - eth0 configured with DHCP and eth1 configured with static ip addresses. The /etc/network/interfaces file has the following config # The loopback ...
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My computer won't boot after trying to mount a Flash drive

I'm a beginner, I'v just installed ubuntu on my computer The problem is that I plugged my flash drive but nothing happened and it didn't appear in the launcher, I read online and then found that I ...
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Correcting crashing/grub issues with partially failed install

I had issues completing grub installation on an mdadm system with 16.04, and managed to hack it to boot. However now the system intermittently crashes and continually tries and fails to install ...
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Just installed Ubuntu for first time, booted fine at first but now won't boot

Booted fine after first restart, Windows boots fine, but I'm getting stuck on this screen now
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Unable to get to POST/BIOS settings after installing 16.04 LTS 64-bit Desktop

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Desktop on a Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard with a Samsung 850 Pro SSD (MZ-7KE512BW). On install, I selected UEFI DVD (had disabled Secure Boot/Fast Boot and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will hang on boot. Booting from lived/USB fails. Boot repair does nothing

I have no clue what else to do. I upgraded from 12.04lts to 16.04 Lts (forced). I've tried everything I could find online to no avail. Whenever I boot there is a kernel panic, I've attached a picture ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here ...
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UEFI Installation Ubuntu parallel to Windows 10

I follow all the common instructions. I installed Ubuntu through disabling the UEFI block and uneabling the USB boot. When I restart the pc, with the legacy options enabled, I have the following ...
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Changing plymouth theme on ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth ...
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Replace Android/Remix OS (Remix Mini PC) with Ubuntu via USB Boot

I just bought a new Remix Mini PC that I had planned on hacking and installing Ubuntu 16.xx (or the whatever the latest stable version is). It works just like any other Android except it has two USB ...