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initramfs error on ubuntu 15.04

I booted up my computer yesterday, but it went to busybox. Looks like a bad superblock from what I can tell, but the actual text is this: [ 5.374775] ata1.00: status: {DRDY ERR} [ 5.374828] ...
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Not able to see the GRUB after updating with rerular updates…in14.04 [duplicate]

After updating with regular updates of packages of 14.04 .. my system started to boot directly to windows .... how i would be able to get it back
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Cannot boot freshly installed Ubuntu OS

I downloaded the .iso image and burnt it to a dvd. I installed Ubuntu on my PC from the dvd and so far as I could tell it worked fine. However, I was asked to restart the PC after the installation ...
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battery charging problem

My problem reappeared again. I have a Lenovo G780 which originally came with Windows 8 installed, and its power management would charge the battery up to 60%, but Windows crashed, and it was ...
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Strange screen on bootup

I am having this screen to show briefly on startup every time I start Ubuntu. When Ubuntu loads I have no problems to work with it. Sometimes something similar shows on shut down but sometimes it ...
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ubuntu bootup problem .while staring ubuntu

W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports/multiverse i386 Packages ...
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Not able to disable the cups service using boot-up manager

In the bootup-manager, I have disabled cups because I don't have any printers connected to my laptop. But, still the cups service gets automatically started. How to disable such services? BTW, I am ...
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Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
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Bootup Script Insertion [duplicate]

How can I insert the following scripts to run during bootup? These scripts are: apm=off no=hlt The function of these scripts is to prevent premature laptop shutdown when my laptop is a little bit ...
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how to install ubuntu during boot up [duplicate]

I'm trying to install ubuntu but bloody windows is making it difficult (Most of my programs stopped working after windows downloaded an update). I tried to install ubuntu when the computer start up, ...
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getting grub problem on my new laptop with preinstalled ubuntu software and just cant sort it out

got new laptop with preinstalled ubuntu.but now i m getting few lines as gnu grub version 1.99-21ubuntu3.1 minimal BASH-like line editing is supported.for the first word TAB listspossible command ...
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How to disable OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, 64-bit, OpenVPN client 2.3.1 How do I prevent OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?
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Getting error - This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinsta

I am sorry if I am repeating this issue. But I am a layman and cant understand the answers posted. I want to do away with Windows XP Professional (I have lost the product key) that I have on an old ...
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Restoring NVIDIA drivers from “older version of Ubuntu” to new version on disk? Both 12.04 on Sony Vaio

I selected one of the alternative NVIDIA drivers on my Sony Vaio from the Additional Drivers application. That ruined my installation and all I get is the login prompt at bootup. However I can go in ...