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 to hide grub unless key is pressed?

I have 2 OSs Windows 8 and Kubuntu 16.04. Kubuntu is my primary OS. I would like my laptop to boot directly into Kubuntu, unless I press SHIFT key during boot to make Grub menu visible. Again. I want ...
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Boot-Repair: “core.img can not be found”

Upon installation of Ubuntu 16.04, and two reboots, my computer fails to boot into Ubuntu. It gives me the message "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected device and ...
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how to transfer hard drive from on pc to another, HDD contains grub (dual boot win10 and ubuntu gnome)

I need to transfer my SSD that has dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu Gnome 3 to my secondary PC. I tried to simply take the disk out and put it in that secondary pc but than I'm having problem loading ...
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suspension problem on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a dual booted laptop with windows 7 home. I was able to perform suspension on my previous version of ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but eversince I have upgraded to 16.04 LTS, I am not able to suspend my ...
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Ubuntu cannot boot through logical UEFI partition. But boots fine through primary partition on external drive

recently I installed Ubuntu on UEFI mode to see how it boots. I however, could not get it to boot through UEFI on a Logical EFI (a small FAT32 partition with the boot flag on) partition on the HDD. In ...
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Recover My Windows partitions ,data and operating system(windows 10) from live USB Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my GPT(UEFI) kind of HP Notebook

Please solve my problem. Originally I had windows 10 with 4 drives (C: D: E: F:). Now after trying to install Ubuntu I have only a single partition of 930 GB and I am unable to see my data in it. I ...
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Installed Xenial on Mac Mini mid-2011. No options in EFI boot menu

The install went well. I've had to download b43updated.zip with firmware for the wireless network card, otherwise it's fine except for one other issue: Ubuntu boots Alt during boot doesn't show ...
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16.04 - Slow Kernel Boot (LVM issue)

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my system boot slow down consistently To analyze the cause I used this command. systemd-analyze plot > boot.xml google-chrome ./boot.xml I have found out ...
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What is the best way to restart NFS service after reboot?

I export my shares by using host names like: /export myubuntupc(rw,...) mywindowspc(ro,...) After boot up exportfs fails to resolve host name until I restart nfs-kernel-server manually. This ...
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Ubuntu not booting UEFI

I have windows 10 installed and I have just installed Ubuntu. When installing I chose the "install alongside Windows boot manager" option and everything seems to install fine. No errors. But there is ...
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Only load ubuntu bootloader sometimes [duplicate]

I have a win10 and ubuntu 16.04 dual boot setup. However I mostly use win10 and only use ubuntu for certain tasks. Is there anyway to suppress the ubuntu bootloader when starting up and only bring ...
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Boot partition filling up: Is this a bug in Ubuntu?

I keep running into the issue of the /boot partition filling up with old kernel images, which causes obscure errors during upgrades (but now I know what they are...). Note that I already know how to ...
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Boot repair does not work

Grub does not appears after I used boot repair. The only message that appears is minimal BASH-like... I don`t know what to do anymore! http://paste2.org/bH7gAAIe
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installing ubuntu and starting windows isn't in boot option

I didn't installing ubuntu alongside my windows7. I have windows7 installed in my ssd and ubuntu in another. Right before I install ubuntu, I unplugged all my other hdd. 1st because it the ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu installer freezes while installing grub2

I am trying to install Ubuntu desktop on my pc. During the installation, the installer freezes when installing the grub2 package. I have retried several times and it gets stuck in the same spot every ...
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Multiple active partitions error while booting full Ubuntu from USB on different computers

I followed exactly everything listed in this guide to install complete Ubuntu onto my 32gb USB Install Ubuntu directly to USB Then I restart my laptop, pressed F12 and I see another option named "...
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Ubuntu messed up my Windows 10 boot

I booted a Ubuntu 16.04 Live USB and installed onto an external HDD. In the partitioning step I had it install grub to the external HDD, not my internal Windows 10 HDD. But when I rebooted the ...
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Suddenly unable to start 16.04, even after reinstall

I'm having a bad day. This morning my 16.04 refused to start. I go through the Grub loader, choose Ubuntu (I have dual boot with Windows 10). I reach the Ubuntu splash screen with the colored dots, ...
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Ubuntu Kernel problem

I'm having troubles to boot my fresh Ubuntu 16 installation. Installed kernels: 4.4.0.24-generic 4.4.0.22-generic 4.4.0.21-generic Here are the results when booting from any of these kernels: ...
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New Installation Boots to Black Screen

I recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion. Unfortunately, after installing and restarting it immediately boots to a black screen. Hardware specs are as follows: CPU: A4 3300m GPU: ...
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How to configure a preboot execution environment in ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to configure a ubuntu linux system to act as a preboot execution environment that serves multiple clients to access the boot images from pxe and boot into network. How to configure the ubuntu ...
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ALERT! /dev/mapper/edbunto--g-root does not exist Error. Dropping to a Shell! [duplicate]

So I am stupidly new to Linux, like I wasn't even the one who installed it unto my computer. I'm am using Ubuntu as the Linux software and I was tinkering around when I found something called Disk ...
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Grub 2 install error: grub-install: error: /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/modinfo.sh doesn't exist.

I am trying to install grub2 from a live CD of lubuntu 16.04, I am following this tutorial, after I mounted the /dev/sda1 in the mnt folder using this commands sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt sudo mount /...
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How can I make GRUB legacy (v. 0.97) find the BIOS drive for my Ubuntu 14.04 partition?

I am trying to downgrade from GRUB2 to GRUB legacy (version 0.97) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS so that I can chainload from GRUB to VeraCrypt (which I am using to encrypt my Windows 7 partition). After ...
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Problems installing Windows 10 after Ubuntu

I know that the recommended way of dual-booting is Windows first, Ubuntu second but when I purchased my computer, I got fed up with Windows' crap way faster than I expected so I impulsively clean ...
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Slow boot after update, XHCI_HCD problems

I updated to 16.04 the other day and my boot time has gotten really slow. I am dual booting on a Macbook Pro using rEFInd. Judging from the dmesg output I think this is a problem with the xhci_hcd ...
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Why does Ubuntu 15.10 take so long to boot?

dmesg [ 65.639990] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready [ 79.261370] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized [ 79.261378] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 with GPT

I am having a problem when I'm going to install Ubuntu 16.04. At the beginning of the installation process an error message appear telling me that I don't have enough space on my disk, these are a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Boot Error

I have these errors while booting and it takes about 2-3 min to launch Ubuntu 16.04. [sde] No Caching mode page found [sde] Assuming drive cache: write through lvmetad is not active yet, using direct ...
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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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My laptop boots into BIOS after I installed Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a ASUS laptop and Windows 10 was pre-installed in it. So I installed Ubuntu and completely erased Windows 10. But after installing Ubuntu my laptop only boots into BIOS . I checked ...
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how to clone Ubuntu with multiple disk with RAID 1 configuration to a new system with almost same hardware

I'm wondering if it's possible to clone a pre-configured Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system to a new system with almost the same hardware. I had some experience cloning a single drive setup but not multiple ...
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How to install refind on a laptop with two bootable harddrives?

My laptop originally came with Windows 8 (updated now to 10). I removed the disc drive and put in an SSD, on which I installed Ubuntu 16.04. Ubuntu sees the SSD as sda and the original HDD as sdb. On ...
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error getting authorithy

Ubuntu 15.10 fails to boot due to the error "Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No sch file or directory (g-io-error-quark, 1) It then drops into emergency mode....
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Ubuntu failure to load/boot on Win 8.1 laptop

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 on a laptop that originally came with Windows 8.1. I wiped the disk and manually set up UEFI partition first, as followed by one at /, then /home, then a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 slow boot

After moving my hard drive to a new computer the boot process freezes in the following portions of the dmesg: [ 10.165412] USB Video Class driver (1.1.1) [ 15.331876] usb 3-2: new full-speed USB ...
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Problem determining domain name on startup

From yesterday onwards when Ubuntu starts my system shows following error message: Starting redis-server: redis-server. speech dispatcher disabled; edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher * Starting ...
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Installation failure: Can't access bios [closed]

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 parallel to my Windows 8 on a different partition using a bootable USB drive. The installation stopped while working on something with grub, so I restarted my computer. ...
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Server not booting after 16.04 upgrade (not pinging)

Yesterday I upgraded my server to 16.04, all fine and when I rebooted the server rebooted to rescue. I fixed package conflicts with apt-get autoremove and apt-get upgrade etc... I also tried to ...
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Swap on SSD or HDD and how much?

Before I start I am a Linux noob. I will be running Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my 120Gb Kingston SSD. (Just the system files for windows and Ubuntu). Because of the space limitations I do not want to ...
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Issue with ubuntu/linux boot and grub [closed]

I have a windows box that I wanted to trial Ubuntu with. So using two usb sticks I used one stick as a Ubuntu installer and installed it onto the other stick. I changed the bois to boot from usb ...
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Can't get Windows 7 USB to work

UEFI BIOS, Hero VII, Xubuntu on a 120GB SSD trying to install Windows 7 on a 2TB HDD I've used WinUSB, UNetBootin, and sudo dd [bs=4M] to straight burn the USB. I can mount the ISO and copy the files,...
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SeaBios overrides boot; Error: no bootable device

So I did all the steps to dev on my acre 15.6 chromebook, installed this, and reset. The moment I reset, SeaBios pops up and says no bootable disks found. I assume that my entire disk has been wiped ...
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Dual-Booting with El Capitan without using rEFInd, how should the bootloader be installed?

I am trying to dual-boot El Capitan with Ubuntu MATE purely with my MacBookPro's EFI firmware and without using rEFInd or rEFIt. http://courses.cms.caltech.edu/cs171/materials/pdfs/How_to_Dual-...
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 Server from USB drive?

I'm looking to create a folder of ISO files on the my USB drive & access them via the GRUB menu for installation on various machines. So far, the Desktop editions of Ubuntu have booted ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 – theme does not load at boot up

I 'm having a problem with Ubuntu 16.04, on Asus UX303LA. I currently use the Arc theme but sometimes, when I boot up, the theme does not load properly and the environment looks like the Ambience ...
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Invalid arch-independent ELF magic [duplicate]

After installing Xubuntu 16.04, on the first reboot I got the invalid arch-independent ELF magic message and computer is sitting in grub-rescue prompt. This is a Dell Latitude E5510 that previously ...
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After login to user account, black screen and no mouse

Super weird bug that's now happened on two completely separate installs (on the same laptop). For a while, everything works great. Then something happens (still not sure what) but I think something ...
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Drastically slower boot time

My computer used to restart within 25 seconds from desktop to login screen in Ubuntu 15 but since upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 it appeared to slow down a lot - but was tolerable. Since I did the ...