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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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suddenly Fails to Boot [duplicate]

My Ubuntu installation has decided not to work anymore. I suspect it's something graphical or to do with memory. Read on for more. Background. I installed Ununtu 14.04 on my laptop a few months ago ...
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After system updates ubuntu grub no longer boots on dual-boot system

Very new to Ubuntu and not very tech savvy so bare with me. I have been using Ubuntu on a dual-boot system for a couple of months - all fine. I haven't touched windows during this time. I did some ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server random boot crashes on Intel NUC5CPYH

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 x64 server on Intel NUC5CPYH (8GB RAM Kinston KVR16LS11/8 + 120GB SSD Kingston KC400). When I boot/reboot the server it randomly freezes at different steps and, say 1 out ...
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how do i not get a black screen after grub 2.02 beta, ubuntu 16.04?

Last night I clean installed Ubuntu. Fixed the grub too with boot repair. Now when I switch on my laptop, I see the grub menu, I click on Ubuntu and after that all I get is a black screen. I've tried ...
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fix boot - is it possible whith encrypted disk?

Is it possible to fix boot of encrypted disk ? only the ubuntu partition is encryoted (sda3). These are the partitions: sda1 - efi sda2 - grub sda3 - ubuntu I use removable disk, and just moved it ...
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Slow boot ubuntu 16.04

Boot ubuntu 16.04 takes 20-25 seconds, maybe not that much but 2 times longer than 15.04. The problem is probably apparmor. Any suggestions what I can do with it? systemd-analyze blame: 11.858s ...
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How to use ubuntu live disk to reset windows 10 password?

I need to reset the password of windows 10 for my little brother. There is a similar post on here on resetting vista password with chntpw. I followed the steps but it doesn't help. Anyone know how to ...
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How to create a shared partition between Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7

I had read this how-to manual, however, I'm not sure how to proceed with my partitions. Here is a list of my partitions: I will appreciate any help.
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External DVD drive only recognized when playing movies

I want to install windows 8.1 and have install disk. With disk in external DVD drive(internal doesn't work) when I start computer(compaq presario) and go to multi boot screen, the external drive is ...
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Attempting to Install 3 Operating Systems at once

So, I am currently trying to install 3 OS's on my laptop (MSI A6200). I already have Ubuntu & Kali installed but, I am looking to install ParrotSecOS as well. I know that a question like this has ...
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Trouble booting Windows from GRUB [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Y700 and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 yesterday. I downloaded the iso and installed it in my USB drive using YUMI. I had a problem trying to boot from the USB since it wasn't recognized. I ...
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Can only boot with: nomodeset grub_gfxmode=1280x1024x24

I have a dual boor with grub, where it will first boots linux, and OS X if I type exit. I have been trying to get my nvidia drivers to work now for the last 2 days but I always end up with a black ...
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tty work correctly but GUI does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

the problem when i start my ubuntu i can login to tty ( Alt + Crtl + F2 ) but there is a problem with GUI. i tryed to install tvtime and when i restart the machine, ubuntu blocked in : *Starting CPU ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS kernel panic on start up

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player on a Windows 10 host. I was running Eclipse for a while recently when it got really slow despite multiple Eclipse ...
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Grub2 broken after editing grub.cfg

In attempting to update the bios on my machine so that it would allow me to utilize all of the installed RAM, I found instructions on adding the option to the GRUB bootloader menu. Since the only ...
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Discussion/Needing Help (Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY)

As said in the title, I want to discuss of why Linux (here more specifically Ubuntu) sometimes will not work. Here's my situation: I currently have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-P0SY and I feel like this ...
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USB stopped working after kernel update

My USB ports stopped working under Ubuntu 12.04 after kernel update to 3.3.6-030306. I get an error message during boot process as "xhci_hcd can't set up". Details: > dmesg | grep xhci [ ...
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grub menu issue after windows 10 update

I recently updated my Windows partition to Windows 10, and it removed the grub menu. I have experienced this before, and there is much online about it. However, I have an issue that I haven't found a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Unity Crash

a week ago i had issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS After logging in the system just hanged... Anyway i decided to upgrade to 16.04 LTS then i ran into the first issue when the installer loads it just hangs ...
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Why can't ubuntu install detect my other drives?

I was going install 14.04 on my desktop but because of the bad word rendering during the installation and searched up, found out using the newest ubuntu won't have such problem so I downloaded ...
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All LVM enabled ubuntu installations have the same name

This guestion is not particularly new. The problem has been around for some time. Two "ubuntu-vg" partitions unable to mount due to naming clash Unable to mount an LVM Hard-drive after ...
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How to turn off the filesystem check message which occures while booting

What I want to achieve: I want to customize my complete boot of my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation to show the same wallpaper which is actually on my desktop. What I achieved till now: added the ...
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Boot Option during Startup

I have Windows 10 on my HDD, would like to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on SSD. During startup, Can I get a screen which shows me the option to "boot from" menu? It is possible to go to BIOS and select ...
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GRUB boot loader(Ubuntu) not working after updating

I have a system with ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64 installed. It has stopped booting up after updating. As I power on it, screen glows for 1 sec and it shuts down. I have tried to open GRUB boot loader ...
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unable to boot into windows 10 after ubuntu installation

i have windows 10 loader option in my boot menu but still if i select it the screen just goes blank for 2 seconds and returns to boot menu whereas if i select ubuntu it loads perfectly.... here is my ...
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SATA ata2 Errors - ata2.01: failed to IDENTIFY (I/O error, err_mask=0x4) [closed]

I am getting below errors in my server with software raid 1. ata2.01: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x6 frozen ata2.01: cmd ea/00:00:00:00:00/00:00:00:00:00/b0 tag 0 res ...
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Can I shrink another drive apart from C to make space for Ubuntu installation?

My C drive has 100 GB space 50% of which is used. I have four different drives. (One physical HDD worth 1TB). Can I shrink A drive which is 263 GB and take out 30 GB space from it for /home and swap? ...
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Recently installed Ubuntu, having issues with multiple display setup

I have an Asus Zenbook UX32VD dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 16.04 (installed last week) and I also have two external monitors hooked up to it via the HDMI and mini VGA ports. When I boot up and ...
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Error: The disk drive /boot/firmware is not ready yet or not present

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a raspberry pi (modified distro from this link), using xubuntu as my desktop. Everything has been working smoothly until randomly on start up I started getting this ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Installation & Trial - Started Dispatch Password Requests

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a decent laptop. I am installing through a USB and had no errors come up during the disk check. Initially it would just hang on the loading screen, so I then removed ...
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Having trouble with mouse pad working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So I just received on old laptop from a friend and currently trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the laptop. Here are the specs of the laptop: Brand: ASUS Memory: 2.8 GiB Processor: Intel ...
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How to run a C++ program in python as a root? [closed]

I want to run a C++ program at boot with root privileges, I could not find how to do it. import subprocess def run_c_program(); subprocess.call("/home/pi..../example") When I run the ...
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Display enters power saving mode after boot splash screen trying to install Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on two computers. Both have similar AMD APUs (w/built-in AMD Radeon) and boot in CSM mode, not UEFI. Both are new installations, not upgrades. The first one went ...
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 bootable on 32-bit Intel iMac?

I want to have Ubuntu as my main operating system. I downloaded the iso dik image of the program but it says 64 and i can't be open on my 32-bit iMac... is there a 32-bit version of Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 + Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + nVidia drivers

After following the guide I found here I found that although my hardware is the same as its author I could not reproduce the same results. After creating the GRUB script to register the PCI registers ...
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Error-2 : End kernel Panic while booting

After running sudo apt-get -f install command at terminal and downloaded about 351 MB of fixes, I restarted Ubuntu 16.04 OS but after selecting "Ubuntu" From Windows Boot Menu (Default OS : Windows ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

For unknown reason Ubuntu doesn't boot. I have tried the boot-recovery but nothing happened. Also I want to dual boot with windows Specs: Lenovo essential g505s Amd A8-5550M amd Radeon hd 8550G ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I ran into this error when I installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04: I can install the OS but it will not run for the first time. I played with the UEFI settings but it still doesn't work. I tried different ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Stopped working. GNU Grub comes up instead

I was following along with an online course to learn about setting up a Ubuntu Desktop environment via Virtualbox on a Windows 7 machine. Everything was workiing fine, including getting ruby and rails ...
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Grub rescue after udpating to Ubuntu 16.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 on another computer running Ubuntu 14.04 from a bootable USB stick. During the installation I chose not to delete the existing files, but only to remove Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Why Overwriting 15.10 with 16.04 Fails in Legacy Boot after Installation?

System: Dell customer PC Studio XPS 8100 PC, i5 2009, 16 GB; which uses Legacy boot because no mentioning of EFI/UEFI in manuals and also old PC. I have used it in installing many different systems. ...
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Boot Option : ACPI=off

acpi=off is the only way to USB Live Ubuntu/Lubuntu, which eventually shows up only 1 processor (for i7 6700HQ), no power option, no brightness control etc. There are couple of people suffering from ...
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PCI bus error on startup while booting into login screen (Kubuntu 16.04)

I am using Kubuntu 16.04 on this PC (http://www.hpshopping.in/HP_Pavilion_Notebook_-_15-ab549tx). The problem that I am facing is: On startup this shows up before the login screen: At times it is ...
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Black screen login prompt on startup of ubuntu 15.10 like terminal and stays forever

I was upgrading 14.04 to 15.10 and while in the step where system was getting restarted after getting all updates installed, my system got switched off in between because of power cut. Now when I ...
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How to dual boot on Windows 10?

Okay,I know this question had been asked.I've tried all everything but still I can't install. I am using Asus GL552JX with uefi.I disabled secure boot and run usb in legacy mode.It is using MBR table ...
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Ubuntu on my tablet fails to boot

This is a challenge. I have a Dell Venue 5050 Pro tablet. I'm use to bios, so trying to get this on my system was fun being a uefi. It has a 64x processor, yet a 32bit uefi menu. I followed this page ...
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Reduce Ubuntu boot time using dmesg

Can someone who understands this dmesginfo better then me explain some of what it is telling me and and what I need to do to reduce my boot time. http://pastebin.com/HxpdgJVR