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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How do I make sure the touchpad is enabled on reboot?

Just installed Ubuntu Mate, and am facing a strange issue: I have to manually enable the trackpad every-time I reboot the system.. It's getting quite annoying, and if anyone can help out by creating ...
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How to exit emergency mode Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and everything was working fine until I rebooted and got stuck with this emergency mode message. /dev/sda6: recovering journal /dev/sda6: clean, 193225/9527296 files, ...
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freezing and getting this on every boot: kernel: intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22

I use Ubuntu 16 alongside win 10 on lenovo g50-70 (intel chipset) I get this line on every boot, kernel: intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22, I was wondering if this is related to ...
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How to tell ubuntu boot what my motherboard really is?

Had this problem on previous mobo asus p8z77vl-x and current one asus maximus hero viii. Ubuntu by default loads a heap of drivers and also looks up (errors) bios table thinking that the desktop is ...
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Attempted to Repair GRUB through live USB. Has not worked, cannot get into Ubuntu

Made a post earlier here: Installed Windows 8.1 over 7. Can't Get into Ubuntu 14.04 Essentially, Had Windows 7 on my system first, as is recommended. Afterwards, Ubuntu was installed. Now after ...
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sulogin cannot read /dev/tty1 permission denied

When booting up Ubuntu 16.04, I'm getting this: Press enter for maintenance( or type Control-D to continue) and when pressing enter, I get this error: sulogin cannot read /dev/tty1 ...
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unable to boot from flash drive

So whenever I try to boot my flash drive with Windows 7 ISO on it, Ubuntu just opens up normally it goes to the purple screen and nothing happens. Any way to fix this?
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Unable to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop on which Windows 8 is already installed in UEFI mode. Now I installed Kubuntu 14.04 onn that machine in Legacy mode. Now I have an issue. If I selected Legacy mode in BIOS the machine ...
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Can't access Ubuntu after fresh installation - secure boot violation?

I spent hours trying to make my laptop working. I'm quite not-experimented but I usually find my way by trying out things I find on forums and websites... But this time, I can't seem to get through it....
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How to mount a luks encrypted partition at boot

I have been given a task to creat a LUKS encrypted partition and then mount it, here are the steps I followed: 1. Create partition for encrytion: sudo fdisk /dev/sda 2. Reboot 3. Format the ...
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Grub2 shows bad sector .. cannot read from bootable usb

I have successfully created a Debian bootable USB. I cannot get the option from BIOS so I was trying to install it from Grub. However, when I get to grub2 command line and I do ls I get this: (...
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Problem Radeon VCE init (-22) error during Ubuntu 16.04 boot

I have intel i5 processor, 4GB ram, AMD Radeon R5 Series M330 Graphics, hp laptop. I installed latest ubuntu 16.04 LTS on it. It worked for only 1 day. After that during boot time a error prompts ...
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IO charset iso8859-1 not found

I used the boot-repair tool to fix my Ubuntu 16.10 64 bit installation after installing Windows 10 in UEFI in a separate partition. The tool was successful, but when I choose to boot into Ubuntu, I ...
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Make an USB live system from an installed Ubuntu 16.04 (not from ISO)

I have an installed amd64 Ubuntu 16.04 and the kernel updated to linux-4.7-rc6. I now want to create from this (note: not from the ISO) a bootable USB key with a minimal live system. It should not ...
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blank screen after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 acer aspire v5 122p-0647

i recently ran into a issue with my acer aspire v5-122p-0647, I upgraded my ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04.. When i reboot the brand name of my netbooks producer is shown first. Aftwards the background is ...
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How can I get into my PC without an admin password in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have lost my password and i am also try to reset my password but this is not work for me so how i back my data please help
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Not able to boot Ubuntu to UEFI desktop lenovo

Trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo desktop however no matter what I try to change from Uefi to legacy and back it still comes up with error 1962 Nonoperating system found. I tried Ubuntu boot disk ...
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Ubuntu16.04 suddenly boots to a text-only (initramfs) prompt, restoring superblock doesn't fix it

So I thought I had faced the typical problem of getting a superblock corrupted (which I think happened because of an intended hard/unclean reboot). However after following the guide in the first ...
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After installing Ubuntu, nothing happens

I just installed Ubuntu, and it asked for me to restart the computer, so I did it(Yes, I did put it to boot on HD). After the computer turns on, nothing happens. It's just a black screen, with "_" ...
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How to make a bootable flash from my already installed Ubuntu?

I need to make a bootable media(USB) from my installed version of Ubuntu as it is on my hdd and then boot from it to install this system in other computers. How do i do that?
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Transfer Ubuntu to new, smaller disk with different partition number

I've read a few questions and answers, and most answer are to use dd to copy the disk to the new disk, which is always larger. I'm trying to move only a single partition on a 1TB disk, to a 250GB SSD....
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No root file system defined, crash while attempting to install 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to install it as my first OS on a new desktop machine. No optical drive, booting from a USB that I formatted with Rufus on a separate laptop. The trial option runs just ...
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Encrypted SWAP wont mount at boot

I need help with my Encrypted SWAP on Ubuntu 14.04. It won't mount. I used ecryptfs-setup-swap to encrypt the swap. At boot this error occurs: device-mapper: rename ioctl on cryptswap1_unformatted ...
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Problem with Ubuntu cloud image 16.04 on VirtualBox

I was trying to use Ubuntu 16.04 cloud image xenial-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.vmdk [downloaded from https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/xenial/current/ ] on VirtualBox but facing two problems: ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 shows loading screen and then goes to black [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu server so I just installed it on an old computer I had lying around. I got through the install without any problems, but when I restarted the computer (without the USB drive I used ...
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Move os from a hard drive to another

Right now, I have two hard drives on my computer, a 1TB one and another 2TB one... The 1TB one has Ubuntu 14.04 in it and the other has data only. So, right now, my computer boots from the first hard ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't detect my USB drive

I'm trying to install a copy of Ubuntu on a 32GB USB drive, and after having downloaded the ISO image and created the bootable drive with Rufus, I boot from the USB and start the installation process ...
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Network doesn't work on boot

I've setup my /etc/network/interfaces. But I have to always restart my network, not just start. /etc/init.d/networking restart on the system boot. Where is the problem? I want my network to start ...
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Windows Boot Manager is not loading [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu over Windows 8 in my HP laptop. After installing Ubuntu over Windows 8, the first problem occurred. First problem is Ubuntu grub is not loading and directly goes to Windows 8. Using ...
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Ubuntu UEFI Boot

I need your help. I have ubuntu with dual boot on my machine for a long long time, and a month ago or so I've decided to uninstall windows and let ubuntu be the only OS. That ok, I've erased some ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with linux 4.7-rc6 kernel

I know (and I did it) how to make an USB key with Ubuntu 16.04 amd64 on it. What I do need for a special hardware purpose is a kernel 4.7-rc6 on this USB key because only this will bring support for ...
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How to disable fsck run on Ubuntu 16.04 boot?

FSCK is running every boot on Ubuntu 16.04. How can I prevent this from happening? I've searched boot parameters and don't see any parameter setting this to be run on boot. Also, there is no /...
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problem installing another os onto a hp laptop [duplicate]

I'm trying to install windows 10 on a hp laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I have created a boot able USB with windows 10 on it, I made the boot order with the USB first, I also turned legacy support on....
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MacBook Pro 7,1 + Unbuntu 16.04 + slow boot

I wiped my MacBook Pro 7,1 and installed Ububuntu 16.04. This seems to work, but it takes around a minute to boot up. I'm running an SSD card and this seems very slow. I'm not very acquainted with ...
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“Lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit” on boot?

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. Everything went well and no problems so far. When the first kernel update came out I could not start it and got the following error: Lvmetad is not ...
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Cant boot Ubuntu 16.04 after removing laptop battery

I had to remove my laptop battery as it was bloated and seemed to be a bit of a safety issue. Since removing it I cant boot Ubuntu 16.04 any longer. I still get into Grub and can boot my Windows 10, ...
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How to completely remove ubuntu in my Hp laptop [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu 16.4 LTS and I really need to go back to Windows but when I boot up a Windows 7 installation CD or USB it loads all of the processes but I can't see any partition to select. I ...
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Nouveau error when attempting to install 16.04

I am brand new to linux and have no prior experience whatsoever, so please bear with me (I am very excited to learn!). When attempting to install or even run without installing I get stuck with an ...
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Deliberately boot into initramfs

How can I boot into Ubuntu's initramfs so to get a system prompt? Actually that says all what is to say about my question. But askubuntu keeps nagging. So: I Googled for some time to deliberately ...
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Use one USB drive for 3 purposes: Ubuntu OS/recovery installation/data

I have a high performance USB drive and decided to use it for multiple purposes: it should have an OS installed in, like Ubuntu (I now use server version for a lighter weight OS), then when I boot ...
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How do I set Windows Boot Manager back to its default path?

I have gone through quite a few questions on askubuntu similar to mine, like How do I set windows to boot as default in the boot loader? Unable to locate theme engine? How do I set Windows to boot ...
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Black Screen on Boot GRUB on Mac

When trying to run Ubuntu 16.04, the screen turns black. I put the iso on to a USB stick and booted that using Refind. That worked. As soon as I select either of the options to check the integrity of ...
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How can I get back my Windows 10?

My first OS was Windows 10. Then I install ubuntu 16.04. But though the installation finished, the grub menu didn't come out. Then I format that free space partition and reinstall again. Also went ...
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What can I do regarding this errors found in boot.log?

Timed out waiting for device dev-disk-by\x2duuid-896874fe\x2d2dd8\x2d405e\x2d97c3\x2dc72b0db1b606.device. [DEPEND] Dependency failed for Cryptography Setup for cryptswap1. [DEPEND] Dependency failed ...
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kernel takes long load time

nearly I bought a ssd and installed ubuntu 16.04 , everything is ok but my bootup time is too long instead of my friend's ubuntu , so i ran systend-analyze and find the kernel load time is too much ...
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Unable to boot newly installed Ubuntu 16.04 using UEFI mode?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed in BIOS (Legacy mode). sudo dmidecode BIOS Information Vendor: Dell Inc. Version: A16 Release Date: 12/05/2013 ... System Information ...
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“Invalid Magic Number” after updating kernel post-install

After selecting Ubuntu from the GRUB menu, I immediately get an error as the title describes. The only line before this is about loading the ramdisk (I can take a picture and post it to Imgur or ...
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How to restore Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to Factory Settings

I tried installing Libertine on my phone to take advantage of installing some legacy apps. The install failed due to some dependency issues. No big deal I thought. But my phone got reset and when I ...
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How to make ubuntu recognize an external screen when laptop is docked during boot

Consider the following scenario: I connect my Thinkpad (with optimus) to my docking station Boot the laptop Than I want that ubuntu recognizes that the laptop is docked and that an external ...
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Ubuntu MATE suspend during boot and shutdown

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 onto an Acer Aspire One netbook. During the install, the netbook went into suspend every 30 seconds. Pressing the power button would wake the netbook up and the ...