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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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2015-06-22 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updates broke login console

I am running several ubuntu 12.04 servers in a virtual and bare metal environment. On 2015-06-19 we applied all available updates to a handful of machines and those updates have broken things. One ...
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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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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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When installing Ubuntu 14.04 it asked me to assign BIOSGRUB [duplicate]

When installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8 with separate partitions for /root /swap and /home it asked me to assign a partition for biosgrub. It is the first time it asked me that. Why is this?
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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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Running dual boot with Win8 (UEFI) and Ubuntu 14.04 (Legacy), GRUB stopped working

I'm running dual boot Windows 8 (UEFI) and Ubuntu 14.04 (Legacy) on a Lenovo G580. It has never worked to pick Windows from the GRUB selection, I always go through BIOS, selecting UEFI for Windows and ...
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GRUB: Hide instructions from boot menu

I have added some eyecandy to the GRUB menu using grub-customizer, however, below the neat menu entries there is a giant (640x480 makes it giant) HOW-TO that spoils all the decorating efforts! It's ...
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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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Window 7 and Ubuntu Dual Boot Failure

I've read several threads and I don't believe this is a duplicate, seems to be a unique problem. Here's what I did: Windows 7 32-bit installed (success) Unbuntu 14.04.1 64-bit installed from Live ...
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invalid arch independent ELF magic + grub rescue screen, no fixes I've tried yet have worked

I know there's a lot of questions online already similar to my own, but I've tried all of the solutions I can find. Normally I'm able to fix my issues on my own with the help of this forum, but when ...
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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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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 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 ...