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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Problems creating bootable USB-(SSD)-Drive

I am trying to create an bootable USB-SSD-Drive with Unetbootin. Everything works well, when i am using an ordinary USB 3.0 Thumb/Stick. But when i use a SSD-USB(3.0)-Drive, only some/few copied ...
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*Grub* Windows 10 doesn't start anymore

I have a SSD with 2 partitions. The first one belongs to Win10 and it worked fine. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on the second one and it also works fine. Problem is : When I boot, Grub is correctly ...
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Boot failed after installing and removing nvidia driver

I tried to fix it from live cd but couldn't. Takes me to emergency mode please help me screen
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No disk, no partition

Okay guys, I had a bit of a problem with my PC earlier. Not sure what happened, it just crashed in the middle of me playing a game and when I restarted it's now telling me I have no operating system ...
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help me troubleshoot slow boot ubuntu 15.10

Here is the output of systemd-analyze: Startup finished in 10.100s (firmware) + 4.784s (loader) + 2.900s (kernel) + 7min 58.992s (userspace) = 8min 16.777s I'm not sure what to do next.
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Unable to boot after upgrade 15.04=>15.10 “Failed to start Set console keymap.”

After upgrading to 15.10 my system boots up the the following output: [Failed] Failed to start Set console keymap. See 'systemctl status console-setup.service' for details [FAILED] Failed to start ...
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Cannot boot UBUNTU installation media

I am suddenly having this issue with 14.04 and 15.10 both x86 and x64 ISO files. At first I thought I was creating the boot media incorrectly, but I just tested the ISO file on a VM and got the exact ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Ubuntu only os. Problems encountered

I don't have any other Operating System on my laptop, only Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not working properly and it doesn't boot automatically. All I can do to boot is mounting / in the root. How can i uninstall ...
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Acpi pcc probe failed.

my laptop doesn't boot.Though I ve read some other questions concerning this error, I couldn't figure out a solution. Is there a way to fix it;
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ubuntu does not give access to windows 8 to load

my computer has two operating systems: Ubuntu 14.4.1 and Windows 8.1 . When i try to boot into Windows 8.1 it only shows Ubuntu blank screen and if I open Ubuntu, I am not able to mount windows ...
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chroot setup Keyring files not available hp armv7 chromebook

I am trying to install Crouton to a Chromebook. I have done it before and it worked perfectly. I had a issue and had to remove my chroot, now when I try to install sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t ...
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Ububtu 14.04 Mac Mini recovery

I have been running Ubuntu on the system for a while. After an update a couple of months back it failed to boot. I just got the time to tear into the problem. I mounted the disk on another system and ...
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Dual booting pre installed Windos 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (SSD + HDD)

I got this new laptop with Windows 7 pre-installed and I wish to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with it. Here is the partition I have currently and I don't know what to make of the `SYSTEM_DRV'. Basically, it ...
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Does Ubuntu 64 bit boot and work on an iMac 32 bit?

Does Ubuntu 64 bit boot and work on an iMac 32 bit, or the 32 bit version is the only one possible to work?
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duel boot with grub not recognizing windows boot

I recently installed a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu on a new hard-drive (sdb), while still keeping the ancient(and corrupted) install of windows 7 running on the original hard drive (sda) as i ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Live SD card on Atom N270-powered netbook: How do I improve boot time?

I know using Xubuntu in Live mode can be slow, even with persistent drive space. I was given a netbook whose SATA connector is not working. It's a bit expensive to repair it so I'm using Xubuntu ...
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How can I install ubuntu without a any cd or usb drive

I would like to Ubuntu,but I really can't use any disk on my laptop now nor do I have any USB drive right now. So how would I install Ubuntu on my pc without using a CD or USB drive? I tried using ...
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what is “audit_printk_skb” and why does it seem to slow my boot

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 and compared to previous versions, it takes a lot longer to load. I've tried disabling startup programs, also I've done my research and ran the dmesg command that came to this ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 computer suddenly won't finish booting

This isn't a fresh install. It's been working fine, although I don't use it much. I just plugged it in (Toshiba Satellite laptop) and was prompted to update software, so I accepted that, began to rip ...
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Swap partition loaded but not listed in fstab

I'm in the process of moving my swap partition between two disks and I encountered this behaviour that makes me uncomfortable removing my old swap. I'd like to know: If I can safely remove the swap ...
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As soon as I get on to Ubuntu my HDD LED stops blinking

Hello I am trying to dual boot with my usb and have followed tutorials on how to make my USB a bootable device. As soon as I go into the bios I try and change the boot priority so my USB boots first ...
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How to solve Syslinux 4.07 EDD Load error Boot error

I had the blue screen, downloaded ubuntu using unnkversal usb... In a new Usb, formatted and when I insertedin my laptop I get the error in the title of my post, any help there... Thanks
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Ubuntu takes very long time to boot

Not always but sometimes Ubuntu takes specifically very long time to boot and load the desktop environment, even though I am using a LTS distribution.What could be the possible reasons and techniques ...
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Dual boot issue with windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a windows 10 system. Installation was successful, but after rebooting the system, it is taking me directly to windows OS. GRUB menu is not getting loaded during the ...
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/boot full; how to clean or expand? [duplicate]

When I log into my Ubuntu server is see the following message: New release '15.10' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. So I run the update command ...
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Installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 on separate hard drives, can't boot windows now, Boot Repair didn't fix

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14598891/ This is the link I got after running Boot Repair. Ubuntu and Windows are installed on separate hard drives. Windows is on my 960gb ssd and Ubuntu is on my 120gb ssd, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't boot on mac machine after kernel panic and reinstall

I have a computer that was passed down to me. It's physically a mac, but doesn't have OSX, and doesn't appear to use an intermediate bootloader (which I thought was super difficult, but anyway), so it ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 Hide Auto-Login Startx text on boot up

I have ubuntu server 15.10 running compiz as the window manager. On boot up I am starting the compiz session with startx in my .profile and then running a GTK fullscreen application that the user is ...
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Installin Ubuntu on Voyo V2 PROBLEM

I have purchased a Voyo V2 min computer (http://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_203673.html) and it works fast and good for windows 10. But I need it to operate on Ubuntu, windows is not needed. I ...
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Slow boot after installing separate distro

So I have been searching for a solution for my problem for weeks now but was not able to find anything. Although topics that I found were sometimes similar/related they did not solve my specific ...
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Windows 10/Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot problem. '/boot/grub/x86_64-efi/ntfs.mod' not found

[enter image description here][1]I'm new to Ubuntu, it would be great if you can help me set the windows and Ubuntu dual boot. I've tried many solutions, and I'm really lost. It seems like I touched ...
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Ubuntu Installer unable to find Hard Drive (HD is working, please read)

I'm actually stuck since 3 days on this problem, after googling the last 60 hours about it i'm trying to ask here before loosing any faith. I resume here the story to let you understand the situation ...
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xubuntu custom read only image

I'm using xubuntu mostly with the read-only default image (without installation). I was wondering if it's possible to tweak that same exact default xubuntu image and use that newly created image as ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu - Black screen

Last night all worked very well, but after i shut down my computer it won't boot to Ubuntu. I am using dual boot of Ubuntu 15.10 and Kali Linux 2.0, in kali it boots just fine but after selecting ...
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Can't boot on Win 8 after installing Ubuntu : “A required device isn’t connected or can’t be accessed”

I have a lot of troubles setting up a dual boot on my new computer. After I set up and wired up the hardware I installed W8 as I guessed it would be harder to install with Ubuntu already installed. ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 stuck on splash screen

I can operate the terminal normally with Ctrl+Alt+F1, but Ctrl+Alt+F7 is stuck on the boot splash screen. I have 2 AMD Radeon 7850 graphics cards and I'm using the proprietary drivers, so maybe ...
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ubuntu boot entry restores itself

How do I remove "Ubuntu" in the bios boot menu? (UEFI) i followed every instruction mentioned over here. I am struggling with the last three instructions and cannot figure out how to delete ...
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Mounting Error at bootup

How do I solve An error occurred while mounting /mnt/AA99-3674 keys:Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery" Note: I have had this message at boot up for a while and I have not had ...
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Boot Ubuntu without screen (Teamviewer)

I'm trying to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 (Nvidia GT730 graphics) with Teamviewer but I cannot access to it if I did not plug in a monitor before. I did try a lot of thing, the best on was this solution. ...
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Why my system suddenly shuts down?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 downloaded from Ubuntu.com. Yesterday I was working with Python, writing on hard drive file using h5py library. And in process my PC powers off, and launches himself ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 + Dell XPS 13 2015 + Enlarging \boot partition

I am attempting to increase the partition size of '/boot' (recent update put strain on the current ~250 MB partition) but running into problems as GParted (when run from a LiveCD) will not recognize ...
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Boot messages over ethernet

I am trying to know the boot progress of a headless(no display) server. This tutorial teaches how to receive the boot messages over a serial cable. Is it possible to configure ubuntu to send boot ...
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First installation - Waiting for network configuration

I´ve tried installing Ubuntu for the past week. I was given an "old" Win7 HP ProBook 455 G2, but only if I deleted all of the old user´s files. Since I wish to run Ubuntu on it, I said it was no ...
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“NO Signal” when install Ubuntu 14.04 server via cobbler

when I use cobbler install Ubuntu14.04 server, after PXE reboot, I lost the image("NO SIGNAL") on the IP KVM. "NO SIGNAL" means I can't see anything on the KVM guests's console. It is Black ...
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Acer - Win10 & Ubuntu dual booting

I have also an Acer Aspire VN7-592 G with Windows 10 pre-installed. I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Win 10 in dual boot, but no matter what version I put 14, 15, 16 at boot I have no option of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't boot and I can't load HD

I've been the happy user of Ubuntu 14.04 for the past year. However, a few days ago my laptop stopped booting, when I turned it on. I can hear the hard drive working but the screen remains pitch black ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 64bit: Shut down and sometimes boot failure

My PC won't shut down properly and sometimes fails to boot, too. The system is: ACER Aspire ES1-511 Intel Celeron N2930 Quad Core No GPU (Intel HD Graphics) No SSD drive Recently the Ubuntu shut ...
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Error starting xfce ubuntu

It keeps saying error no screen and server error. Please help. I have tried to restart and do it again but it didn't work. This is what it says on my screen. Fatal server error: no screens found ...
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Using an external SSD for /boot and / but an internal HD for /home

I've got a half dozen systems but only one so far has an internal SSD. The rest are a mix of laptops & desktops which currently boot off of their internal physical hard drives. I usually keep ...