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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Slow Boot 14.04

I updated to 4.3.0-040300 kernel to get my wifi working but now booting takes much much longer. I'm using a lenovo thinkpad yoga 460, booting from an external hardrive via usb port and I've deleted ...
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Unable to log into my desktop with correct password

I'm unable to log into my desktop for ubuntu. When I'm in my BIOS, it says Ubuntu is installed on my 500 GB SSD when it's installed on my 250 GB SSD. When I do fdisk -l it shows that my partitions ...
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Failed to boot after installing Tuxonice

I wanted to enable hibernate mode on ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo laptop and i followed this > http://askubuntu.com/a/763516/562389. And i also changed ResultActive=no to ResultActive=yes for [...
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Problems UEFI booting after software update

I have an Acer Extensa 2511 where I installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 (Windows is not installed) Today, after a software update (which required a reboot), the reboot failed. I ran boot-repair. After that, ...
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Service with no limit at boot runs for too long and does not stop

A service at startup has been going on for 20 minutes (and counting) but I cannot stop it at boot, is there a way to stop it? ( it is LXC Network Bridge Setup) EDIT: OpenBSD Secure Shell server also ...
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Emergency mode after fail mounting windows partition

It happened after I formatted (from ubuntu) the windows partition, using file system ntfs. Now only boots in emergency mode. The log throws two errors: [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [...
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Tried to install KDE desktop but on restarting not able to boot [duplicate]

i tried to install KDE desktop.. after the installation was completed and i restarted a dialog box saying the system is starting in low graphics mode.. and thereafter the syste is stuck..
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Latest ubuntu install: “Reloc offset is out of the segment”

I am trying to install the latest release of ubuntu, that is 16.04, on a recent machine using UEFI. I am using a USB stick, which worked properly on another computer of mine (so I know the image was ...
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error message at start ubuntu 12.04

I am getting the below message in a long queue and flashing when switching on my laptop. It actually lets me in after a very long time (even 30 mins or more). After getting in, the internet ...
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ubuntu 16.04 won't shutdown : Reached target Shutdown[ok] also ubuntu 14.04 won't shut down : killing all procces [fail]

I had ubuntu 14.04 (DELL laptop INSPIRON N-4110 ) shutdown and reboot worked correctly and without any problem but after a long time I wasn't able to reboot or shutdown my machine. and that was the ...
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Can't login after update 14.04 Secure Boot

After applying an update I'm not able to login in graphics mode. The last update ask me about Secure Boot. Now I can only login in command line mode. In graphics mode it keeps me asking the password ...
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Is there a command to make Ubuntu's boot menu look like Fedora's?

Basically to show all available kernel versions in the main menu, without the need to drill down to the Advanced Options.
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RUN fsck MANUALLY [duplicate]

I dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7.I started upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 yesterday.But i interrupted it as it took long time.when i started Ubuntu it seems unstable and displayed a dialogue ...
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Installing 16.04 on Lenovo Yoga 900 with nvme drive

I am attempting to install 16.04 on a new Lenovo Yoga 900. This type has an nvme drive and is set up by the BIOS as RAID, not AHCI (cannot be changed). I see multiple comments on the various forums ...
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After system froze and hard restart it is running very slow

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 off of a USB 3.0 drive in my laptop. I was running a script in Keras, and the computer froze after waiting ten mins or so I held down the power button for a hard restart. ...
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Ubuntu does not boot up after fsck check and clean

I unplugged my computer and moved from my apartment. after I turned it on the following messages appear: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1: clean, xxx/xxx files, xxx/xxx blocks and then it gets ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 “Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes”

I've a System76 laptop designed for Linux. I had it on Ubuntu 14.04, and wanted to upgrade to 16.04. I updated everything with apt-get upgrade then told it in the software updater tool to notify me ...
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Single User Mode [Snappy Ubuntu Core]

I am trying to boot an Intel Nuc running Snappy Ubuntu Core into single user mode. I have tried the usual method, but have gotten no where. Any suggestions for getting this to work would be greatly ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 7 ultimate. Windows 7 got corrupted so I had to reinstall Windows 7. When I had the system dual booting when Windows wasn't corrupted, it used to ask ...
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Updated Ubuntu 16.04 and Now stuck in memtest86+

I recently updated the latest installs on Ubuntu 16.04 and when it finished memtest86+ started running and when I reboot it just start the test over and over. I spam ESC to get to the grub version ...
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xrandr can't open display ubuntu 16.04

I just installed nvidia drivers on my Asus laptop and after restart my screen resolution became smaller. I had no idea what had happened so I restarted again and after that I saw your system is ...
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Function keys, layout switching don't work for 5~ minutes after boot (16.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS For some reason, for 5~ minutes after booting, the system wouldn't respond to function keys (brightness and audio control for example) and I can't switch layouts Does ...
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Problem getting Bios to boot Lubuntu on HP ZBook 15

My Problem is, I have a hard time getting my HP Zbook 15 to boot lubuntu now, it a long time ago could boot normal Ubuntu with out issue, but issues from my work had me get rid of Ubuntu and switch to ...
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How do I add an ID to a menu entry to GRUB config?

I want to add an ID to any menu entry in the Grub config and then auto generate the configuration by changing /etc/default/grub file DEFAULT_GRUB = desired_linux_version I already did but grub ...
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Black screen on boot

I U tried to boot from a USB on Ubuntu, but got a black screen.. Now every time I try to turn it on the fan kicks in and then powers off, no Sign of anything! i've tried holding all function keys on ...
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Boot problems after graphic driver change

My system: Notebook with Intel+Nvidia graphic card Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 x64 System is encrypted with LVM/LUXS My problem: If i want to change from the opensource driver to the nvidia proprietary ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu server; target filesystem doesn't have requested /sbin/init

I haven't used my ubuntu server for a few weeks now but I haven't done anything with it since I last successfully used it. I use it as mostly a media server. After trying to access it from my windows ...
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Problems with the hyphen key

Problems with the hyphen key, pressing this, the desktop is loose and loses his grip! And the desktop is then displaced in all directions! How do I solve this problem! Bin beginners what it relates to ...
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Dual boot enigma

I am experiencing an issue with my operating systems. I've had windows 8.1 for a while on my system and I decided to have Ubuntu as an alternative with it. As you surely know about the process of ...
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Boot time of Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Why the Booting time of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is comparatively more than ubuntu 15.04. Moreover there is hanging problem in Mozilla firefox browser. Is there any way for fast booting and startup?? My ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 cannot boot up due to /dev/disk/by-uuid/xxxx does not exist

I have the Ubuntu server running on Raid 10 with array of four disks. I issue a sudo reboot then the server got stuck at this line. Tried the boot repair disk but to no success. Here is the ...
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Windows 10 laptop returns to boot menu repeatedly after installing Ubuntu

I have Windows 10 and before I setup Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit I disabled fast startup from battery settings. Then I started to setup my Ubuntu. I give it hard drive and 2 GB swap and I pressed Install. ...
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Ubuntu update has screwed GRUB

I am running 16.04 on an UEFI mobo, no dual boot etc. I was working just fine but have been unable to reboot since an update earlier today. Booting brings me to a grub rescue prompt and a message that ...
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Installing ubuntu 16.04 studio on a samsung 30034c 300e5c 300e7c

I have a samsung 30034c 300e5c 300e7c 64 bits with a BIOS: Phoenix SC-T v2.2. Recently i install Ubuntu Studio 16.04 on an external hard drive, i was able to open the BIOS with f2 and every time i ...
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Move Ubuntu Server 14.04 from 128 to 256 GB SSD

I have a 250 GB Samsung Evo which I plan to use to replace my old 128 OCZ SSDrive in my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. Obvously I don't want to reinstall everything and as I'm just moving from one SSD to ...
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Add Ubuntu to Windows 10 boot manager [duplicate]

Here is my situation. I originally (only) have Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Then, I installed Windows 10 into a free partition. Now, even though Ubuntu's partitions remained, I'm not able to enter ...
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Can't downgrade from Ubuntu 16 to Ubuntu 14 (Boot Problems)

I've installed Ubuntu 16 because that was the DVD I had at hand... Although Ubuntu 14 is the version we use at work... What happens here, is that it throws a lot of errors when I tried to set up my ...
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How to adjust size of bootable live USB and actually make it work?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I read the entire article here, and tried method 0, which seemed like the easiest and most recommended. What I want to do is create a USB version of Ubuntu that I can ...
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Q: Raid1 not booting after new hard drive installed

On my Ubuntu server I had a disk failure. The new hard drive was quickly installed by the hoster's technicians. Then I followed the instructions on their page to integrate the new disk into the raid. ...
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Black Screen After upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10

I am new to Ubuntu and recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 via the Software updater, I started the upgrading process and went to sleep, the next morning I found that the Welcome screen was ...
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Ubunutu 16.04 can't install GRUB

I am receiving the following error during installation: Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda Executing `grub-install /dev/sda` failed. This is a fatal error. I clicked "OK" and was prompted to do one ...
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Can't mount my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I partition sometime ago. I made two partitions in one I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the other I use for storing various files. It was working OK last time I used it ...
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Ubuntu booting up slow and not properly

One day I booted up my computer normally, and it the boot up process was slower than normal. When my computer boots up the cursor and the desktop were gone. The only thing there was the utility bar. ...
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No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda on macbook pro

I am using dual boot mode on macbookpro 15(2014mid) beetween windows 10 and OS X. So, I just installed ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, it works very well. but, widnows 10 does not start up anymore. I ...
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Why do I only see a blank wallpaper screen after logging in from the login page?

So after logging in on the login screen, I only see the wallpaper without any icons or the bar at the top or anything. I have to re-start to be able to do anything else. I tried a guest session and it ...
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Why doesn't GNU Grub appear or the option to boot into Ubuntu after installing Ubuntu?

I just tried to install Ubuntu alongside a computer that had Windows 10 installed and I think I did so successfully. I was given the prompt and asked to enter my time zone etc. After I did all this, ...
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USB 'boot error'; possibly bad files?

So, while updating to the latest version of Ubuntu, the upgrade stopped halfway through and did not fully upgrade. Due to this, my current version of ubuntu is unusable as i can only use the command ...
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Cannot install grub

I can install browserlinux, but I have to always reinstall it. OS on card reader I can load up to "Try Ubuntu" and actually try the OS, but I cannot "Install Ubuntu" and this I can do with Ubuntu 11....
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Very slow boot on 16.04 version/ nvidia card instead of intel

I installed the 16.04 version and it's very slow compared to the boot of my previous OS (win10). Ubuntu takes about 1min40sec to boot up while win10 was +- 30s laptop specs: 6GB ram Intel® Core™ i5-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not boot if second (empty) SSD is present

My notebook, a Tuxedobook Infinitybook (rebranded Schenker S301 with preinstalled Linux) has it's Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a M.2 EVO 850 SSD. Today I wanted install a brand-new Samsung EVO 750 in the ...