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 to set noapic and pnpbios=off parameters for boot

I have a weird laptop, that, long story short, must have these 2 parameters set for it to boot: pnpbios=off noapic How to I tell grub to utilize these every time it boots?
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Boot Ubuntu from external drive.

I have been trying for a week to install (not live cd) linux Ubuntu on an external drive. Please help me, i've been searching the Internet for days. Before i ask my question, I am totally new to ...
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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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Can't install GRUB 2 to /target when attempting to dual boot

I recently tried to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on a separate partition on a newly built machine. It already has Windows 10 installed in BIOS Support Mode. I made a LiveUSB and tried to run the ...
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Grub won't start Windows 10

I have had dual boot for a while now, having Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. It was working perfectly. When I turned on the PC Grub would show up with Ubuntu and Windows 10 as options, both worked ...
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fix boot - is it possible whith encrypted disk?

Is it possible to fix boot of encrypted disk ? only the ubuntu partition is encryoted (sda3). These are the partitions: sda1 - efi sda2 - grub sda3 - ubuntu I use removable disk, and just moved it ...
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Trying to dual boot but Unbuntu installer does not see Win10

So I am running windows 10, I want to keep it for now and have Unbuntu running along side it. But when I try to install it does not see Windows, I have tried to partition my hard drive but I am ...
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UEFI Bios Issue from Ubuntu Install On Dell Inspiron 14-3452

I'm fairly green with Linux but have successfully put on different linux distros on my machines years ago. My friend got a virus on Windows 10 and I offered to install Ubuntu on his machine. He agreed....
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UEFI or Legacy? Which is advised and why?

While I know some facts about UEFI and Legacy and basic differences between them, like UEFI allowing for faster booting (I've checked this question already, but it doesn't answer mine), I have a bit ...
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Question about editing grub.conf file for dual booting RedHat and Ubuntu

I have been following the instructions by Ubuntu on installing the OS alongside another linux distro at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux I have gotten the partition set up ...
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How to create a dual boot mode pen-drive which can support both UEFI Mode and Legacy BIOS mode?

How to create a Hy-bride boot mode pen-drive which can support both UEFI Mode and Legacy BIOS mode? When we create a USB stick with UEFI mode which can't run in Legacy BIOS mode, and when we create a ...
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Can't boot on Windows 7 after installing Kxstudio (Ubuntu 14)

I have a problem with grub Legacy that won't show windows 7. I made a boot info summary to make you understand what is going on: => Grub Legacy (v0.97) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and ...
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Can't boot form USB in UEFI

I have an HP envy dv6 Notebook (windows 10) and I can't load from my usb. The usb works, I tried on others computers, I already changed the boot order. I tried in both ways, efi and legacy, but the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic. So

Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic and ATI legacy drivers for HD 4xxx series cards support upto kernel version up to 3.4 So does it mean, my old ATI HD4670 is useless on ubuntu 15....
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Will installing Ubuntu in Legacy Mode ruin Windows?

I have a HP Pavilion Notebook with Windows 10, with the following specifications: RAM : 8gb Processor: Intel i5 HDD: 1TB Graphic Card : 2gb ATI Raedon And here is the msinfo32 output: OS Name ...
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Dual Boot Win10 and Kubuntu

Here's what I did. Wiped hard drive clean. Partitioned main drive into 2 parts. Installed windows 10 on first part. Booted Kubuntu live, created swap partition, and root partition, mounted to / ...
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Why Can't GrUB Find a Kernel That It Already Found?

After upgrading to 15.04, I need to have kernel headers matching the running kernel (for another package). The upgrade installed kernel 3.19.0-17. Just in case, I also installed linux-headers-...
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How To Suscessfully Install Ubuntu Server From A Flash Drive?

My Aim I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.10 32bit onto an old PC. This is not a dual boot install nor is it to a partitioned HDD. I fully formatted the drive, including removing all partitions, ...
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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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My Laptops is not booting! [duplicate]

When I boot up my Ubuntu Linux laptop after I entered the password to decrypt the operating system it gave me a black screen with white text look like a terminal saying Warning failed to connect to ...
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Didn't create Reserved BIOS boot partition

While installing ubuntu 15.04 , i didn't create Reserved BIOS boot partition, because of which i'am booting into only ubuntu, unable to boot in windows. I can see my windows partition in ubuntu. But ...
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Problem in installing grub

After I got my computer back from repair, grub wasn't working anymore, so I cannot boot my Ubuntu. I am trying to install grub using this- Graphical Method – Boot Repair When I install and run boot ...
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“apt-get install grub” wants to install packages although the GRUB bootmenu works?

Recently I made a fresh install of Ubuntu, and through some error, became very frustrated. Grub and 15.04 just don't seem to work well together. However, that is not exactly my question. I made the ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu - Windows 10 | Can't switch back to windows

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 in dual-boot with windows 10. So far so good, but when I wanted to return to the windows I saw that I didn't have that option. Critical Notes: I can't access BIOS,...
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boot loader problem dual boot ubuntu backtrack

I've got a problem with my laptop. I was running dual ubuntu and backtrack without issue, but now it boots into grub> I can boot the backtrack partition manually from grub ok but Ubuntu kernel panics....
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 / 15 in computer with Windows 8.1 Legacy installed before

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Win 8.1 installed before. I installed Windows 8.1 in Legacy mode, my laptop is Dell Vostro 2420 which support UEFI but I disable UEFI boot mode before ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot with preinstalled Windows 8

I wanted to install Ubuntu with my VAIO laptop with preinstalled Windows 8. So I downloaded the ISO image of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64 and extracted to my USB drive with Universal USB installer. I ...
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How to get OS selection screen?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with windows 8.1 in my dell inspiron 15 5547 (Legacy Mode, windows 8.1 in uefi mode), while restarting OS selection window is not displayed. Every time I need to ...
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Attempted Installing Ubuntu on Windows 8.1 UEFI, Confused about booting in UEFI, Legacy Mode

I followed this Askubuntu Post to install Ubuntu as dual-boot with Windows 8.1 pre-installed as(UEFI),but I am not able to dual-boot and tried Boot-Repair I first burned an Ubuntu ISO on a blank DVD-...
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Help with grub comand screen now gone off

I had just put the command in my grub to set root and the power went out whilst it was doing something and my monitor now says gnu grub 0.97. What can I do to fix this?
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grub not loading with SHIFT after file modification

Attempt to overcome blackscreen I ran the following steps created file /etc/grub.d/01_915resolution wrote the following lines into the file echo insmod 915resolution echo 915resolution 58 1366 ...
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Switching an already installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Legacy to UEFI Boot mode

I have a new Acer Aspire V3-572 with a pre-installed Windows 8.1. I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows in UEFI boot mode, however, the systems gives me the following message "System ...
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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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update-grub ignores GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in /etc/default/grub when generating menu.lst

I created /etc/default/grub with the contents GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1". When I run update-grub, I expect these additional arguments to be appended to the kernel lines in ...
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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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Is my windows booting in UEFI Mode or Legacy Mode?

I want to Install Ubuntu beside Win8 (by this guide),but I don't know if my windows booting in UEFI Mode or Legacy Mode(and it's important to this guid(in the "DUAL BOOT ISSUES" subtitle). so.. how do ...
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RAID device not detected

I create RAID10 using "mdadm --create ... --metadata=0.90 ...". There are four partitions which I name from /dev/md128 to /dev/md131. First thing strange is that mdadm automatically changes them from /...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 "...