GRUB Legacy is any version of the Grub bootloader that is older than GRUB 1.9x / Grub 2, such as 0.97.

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how can I get rid of GPT if I want to install single boot Ubuntu

I have got my new laptop and want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it(single boot system) from usb live disk. Since my disk is less than 1 TB, I want to have legacy boot and non-GPT partition. What can I do ...
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Installing Problem

Today I installed a fresh and clean windows 8.1 pro in legacy mode and the problem is when I am trying to install Ubuntu latest version (14.04) or any other version of Ubuntu, I get an option u have ...
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Error during Ubuntu 13.04 startup [on hold]

I was trying Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop via a LiveUSB (the option which let's you try Ubuntu without installing) when I faced the following error during the loading of the OS : cp: Can't start ...
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Booting to ISO image using grub 0.97 on Hardy

I have an old server running Ubuntu Hardy, which I need to upgrade to something current. Clearly all the old repositories are out of date, so I can't update or install anything. It's a remote server, ...
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I cannot boot into ubuntu 12.10 after installing it on windows 8

I just installed ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my hp probook 4540s windows 8 laptop, After installation I cant boot into ubuntu, the system boots directly into my windows. Here are my installtion settings... ...
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How to customize GRUB menu entries (e.g. the name)?

I want to change the names of my os's in my grub and i want to change the default os... my grub version is "GNU GRUB1.99-21ubuntu3.14" I also want to know about any bugs that affect this GNU GRUB... ...
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How to install Ubuntu along side with Windows 8 in the legacy mode on a acer V5 laptop

Earlier I have tried to install Ubuntu along side with a pre installed windows 8 under UEFI mode , but after repairing the boots I lost both the windows 8 and Ubuntu ,Now I uninstall pre installed ...
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What is “grub” command/program? Does it tweak GRUB2 as well or only GRUB legacy

From my terminal: heer@heer-Latitude-D620:~$ grub --help The program 'grub' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install grub heer@heer-Latitude-D620:~$
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How do i install Ubuntu in UEFI or load in legacy while windows is in UEFI

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my windows 8 laptop. i've partitioned the drive created a Ubuntu dvd and disabled secure boot options. when i tried to load the dvd the only option i got was to ...
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Linux kernel didn't start correctly after boot

after my first kompilation of linux-kernel (release 3.11) I copy kernel to /boot folder and then run grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg because my system is using grub. Then I saw my kernel in ...
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Repaired Ubuntu and now GRUB isn't showing [duplicate]

I recently did a tutorial on Ubuntu 12.10 to get Nvidia drivers. After doing so, Ubuntu kept showing blank screen after login. I then decided to re-insert the UbuntuInstall USB I had. It had an option ...
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Ubuntu blocked by current security policy

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my Lenovo IdeaPad P400 for the past few weeks and just got around to repair my Windows 8 boot. In order to access the LivCD, I had to boot in legacy mode. I ran ...
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Cannot boot into grub at all

I have been trying to install ubuntu for a week now and nothing has worked so far. I tried 12.04 amd64, but the md5 hashes were incorrent (torrented them). Then I downloaded 13.04, I got an error ...
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Grub not Showing Windows 7

I recently installed Ubuntu to my harddrive and now I can only boot to Ubuntu, Windows 7 does not show up, please help.
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Grub rescue unknown file system error

I formatted my partition of Ubuntu 11.04 and created a new simple volume in Windows. But when I rebooted my laptop, I got an error :no such partition. I tried nearly all commands suggested, but could ...
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How do I change the options that appear in the generated Grub 0.97 menu.lst file?

I'm working on systems that have 10.04.3 installed as an upgrade from 8.04. So these systems have Grub 0.97 installed. I want to get verbose console output during startup, so I want to eliminate the ...