GRUB2 is the next generation of the GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB). Ubuntu has used GRUB2 as the boot loader since 9.10 (Karmic Koala). Commonly referred to as simply "GRUB".

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number of options of ubuntu keeps increasing after every restart.why?

my screen after starting and pressing F9 Have installed ubuntu along side windows 8 and also have run boot repair ,but have to press escape and F9 to boot ubuntu,number of options of ubuntu keeps ...
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How can I make Windows go to sleep without causing problems after waking?

After installing Ubuntu in dual boot mode alongside Windows 10, Ubuntu isn't shown in the boot options when I boot up (HP firmware problem), but that doesn't bother me. What is really irritating is ...
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Broken boot after increasing disk size

My ubuntu server will not boot after I increased the disk size. I'm still very new to using/troubleshooting linux/ubuntu and im not entirely sure how I have managed to break the boot/grub so ...
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What is the difference between Windows UEFI bootmgfw.efi and Windows UEFI bkpbootx64.efi?

Also help me by explaining why windows UEFI loader was first taking me to windows but now is redirecting back to this page:
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Cannot boot on windows 10 anymore and partition error

I installed ubuntu yesterday and had a lot of trouble in managing to start it up. Now it's working but I can seem to access to my windows 10 partition anymore, here is how it turned out : I ...
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Dual boot Lubuntu install not going well. (on old P4 w/ xp)

Have an unallocated partition, (Youtube vid), Have the 16.04iso on usb. Several different versions all crashed, or just didn't load from the usb. Can't write code, so if it's not fully auto-install, ...
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Fix GRUB for Ubuntu Installed on XFS Filesystem After Installing Windows 10

I have a triple boot with Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, and Windows 10. The 16.04 installation is on an XFS file system. After installing Windows 10 and running boot-repair from an Ubuntu 16.04 live ...
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Grub2 keeps saying unknown filesystem-

Hello Friends I'm asking for help.I have a 2006 mac running ubuntu.The problem is it wont boot.So I decided to put an iso of ubuntu on a usb so I can boot it with grub 2.The thing is whenever I try ...
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have: command not found

Whenever I open up my bash and login into a sub-shell I get the following error -bash: have: command not found -bash: have: command not found -bash: have: command not found -bash: have: command not ...
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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Ubuntu is not booting up

I had my Dell precision workstation with two hard drive pre installed with Ubuntu 14.04. Then I needed SUSE 12 and SUSE 11 instead of Ubuntu so I install SUSE 12 on other hard drive and it was working ...
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grub file different

Im really new with Ubuntu. Trying to fix other problems Ive realized that my grub file look like this (below) and not like other examples Ive seen in the web. Is this file ok? I have dualboot of ...
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Boot Issue with ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am having issue while starting the system everytime I start I have to go to the advanced boot options and start in recovery mode I tried installing the Boot Repair software but the recommended ...
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Installation fails on Grub (Read only EFI partition?)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 with Windows 10. I've shrunk the windows partition and tried to install an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to have a dual boot. The installation (sda8 for / and sda9 for /home) ...
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Installing Windows on Dual boot : Grub issue

I am attemting to install Windows7 64 bit on a secondary NTFS partition, but each time the Windows installer has to restart as it progresses with the install, the installation process starts over from ...
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Windows Installation ISO via Grub2 Error?

I have Grub2 installed on a USB drive with multiple boot options and partitions. I have also ran out of primary partitions. My second partition is FAT32 and Grub2 lives there, it is also where also ...
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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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Grub2 doesn't recognize any new partitions?

I am trying to add a new partition to my drive. The drive contains files that grub can boot into (Live ISOs, or Windows Installers). My drive has 250 GB unallocated and has in the past.. Grub2 booted ...
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New installation: Win10 / Ubuntu Studio 16.04 dual boot and multiple partitions

I'm in my 40's and heard the words Linux for years without ever looking into it. So here I am as green as grass, excited about my new journey. For 2 days straight I've been going around in circles ...
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Unable to boot into Win10 on dual boot Ubuntu/Win10

When I set windows as first boot option in BIOS it boots into win normally, as same goes for linux. However when I set Ubuntu as first option and try to choose Windows from boot menu it won't boot. I ...
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Grub Boot issue after kali linux install

I am trying to find a solution for a problem My system was working well. I was having two os windows 10 and ubuntu. It was working great till I install kali I need to change the ubuntu grub instead of ...
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Windows not showing on Grub menu & won't load without USB thumb drive attached

I recently installed windows 7 alongside my Ubuntu installation but am having some trouble getting things to boot properly. There are two issues (probably related).. First thing is that there just ...
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“Error building boot sequence. Check parameters” message on Grub Customizer

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I've been trying to boot from an ISO using Grub Customizer. I open Grub Customizer and try to add the Linux-ISO but when I choose the name and the Linux-ISO type, a message ...
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How to Start Persistent Ubuntu 16.04 in Macbook?

I am trying to find a way to run my Macbook Air 2013-mid from the external media (usb) containing Persistent Ubuntu 16.06, see here for the creation of the stick: Fixing the EFI partition Update ...
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Need help fixing grub to install elementalOS [on hold]

So the other day, one way or another my Ubuntu partition messed up. I had nothing of value on it so decided to delete the partition and try a new distro. Decided on elementalOS. Everything was ...
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Stuck on “Minimal BASH-like line editing” and keyboard not working

Today i have installed Ubuntu 16.04. After restart, it shows the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error (i have read about it here). But the keyboard is not recognised even to access BIOS, so i ...
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Boot Ubuntu 16.04 server ISO from grub

Am trying to get ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64.iso ISO file to boot from grub 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.7 found in Ubuntu 14.04 server. menuentry "Ubuntu 16.04 Server AMD64" --class ubuntu { set ...
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Secondary Partition table overlaps the last partition

This is the scenario.. Had a software Raid in an old apple server.. one of the drives failed i will call it drive1 failed.. tried to rebuild it.. did not work.. after a few weeks the server wont boot ...
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Create a new primary partition in Ubuntu for new OS

I want to create a new primary partition on my Ubuntu server to install CentOS and use a boot manager to switch between Ubuntu and Cent OS. I have the following questions: How do I create a new ...
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Dualboot WIN7 <--> Ubuntu 16.04 after starting win7 GRUB wont load/work

Windows was installed first. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a live USB and everything worked. Laptop started and GRUB showed up with options to boot into Ubuntu or Windows 7. When booting into ...
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Trying to dual booth install Ubuntu 15 on Windows 8.1

I'm trying to install Linux through Ubuntu on my system. I managed to turn my USB into a Ubuntu installer, and I tried to install through there. I can't however , reach the Ubuntu boot menu. I even ...
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How could I install custom Grub2 menus that have been received from an external source?

I got some custom Grub menus from here and I would like to know how to install them to Grub. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04
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UEFI install of ubuntu 12.04LTS failed on Windows 10 now can't get windows 10 back [on hold]

I've attempted to install unbuntu v12.04.3 LTS but it didn't quite go to plan. I don't have any windows recovery disks and I now just want to remove ubuntu from the system. I didn't partition the ...
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Boot menu not showing up at all. Help? [duplicate]

Never had this issue before, but I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a seperate drive than my Windows 7 install. When I boot, there is no boot menu I just go straight into the Launch Startup Repaur/Launch ...
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Grub cannot find kernel image on a Chromebook

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and i know i like it. So i figured I can take the plunge with the Chromebook I have. So, I fully replaced the stock BIOS on my Dell Chromebook 11 (i3 model) with one made by ...
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How to get GRUB options selection on startup?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and in the past at random seemingly there was a period in which when starting up my computer I would get the GRUB options which would allow me to choose ...
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Extend Partition To Entire Drive

I am currently dual booting Win 10 and Ubuntu, in order for me to try it out and ensure I could get the exact same functionality from my Ubuntu install that I could from Windows (I know they are not ...
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grub installation failed..package failed to install into /target/

I deleted the partition having ubuntu 16.04 and reinstalled it but grub is failing to load.I tried boot repair but it is stuck at purging kernel and installing kernel. This is the boot info ...
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errors while trying to update to new 3.16 kernel

Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.16.0-71-generic (x86_64) Consult /var/lib/dkms/amdgpu-pro/16.15.2-277429/build/make.log for more information. Warning: No support for locale: ...
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Two instances of grub

I tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop several times and finally succeeded(dual boot) I need to select ubuntu from boot menu in order to open grub and start ubuntu So that is not my problem My actual ...
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Disk partition on Windows resulted in: GRUB rescue error: no such partition. Ubuntu boot folder does not exist on any partition

I knew almost nothing about file systems and that caused the large story for me. There were many questions on this topic and nothing could help me. Sequence of the story is next: 1) I had on my ...
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Problems with second hard drive (not detected until click, and extra win10 loader)

I've recently become an Ubuntu convert from windows 10, and i've really loved it so far. It's really far better than windows for development and alot of other things I do regularly. However, there ...
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32-bit EFI, 64-bit Kernel

Recently, I set up an Ubuntu Kodi-based home theatre system on a 2007 Intel A1176 Mac Mini. This is a 64-bit system with firmware that expects a 32-bit EFI. After some experimentation, I created a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 booting to black screen with blinking cursor when adding additional hard drives

I recently updated my home Server to 16.04, undeniably the worst decision as I did not do it properly and just updated without backing up. Save all of the comments of back ups and what have you.I have ...
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Remove grub and keep only Ubuntu [duplicate]

I used to use Windows and Ubuntu on my pc. But I'm no longer a Windows user, now only Ubuntu. I tried to instal Ubuntu over the Windows, but grub still installed and asks every boot which system ...
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Grub2 installation from liveCD on HDD without installing linux

Before everything I would like to apologize, since english is not my mother tongue, I might do some grammar mistakes, I'm deeply sorry for the inconvinience. If i'm asking for help, it is because I've ...
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BIOS no longer finds a valid Boot option

Today I ran into the issue that my Asus ZenBook no longer finds a valid boot option. Therefore, I am immediately prompted into the BIOS after power on. I tried using Boot-Repair, which failed at the ...
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i8042: No controller found

There are other questions with the same issue (here and here), but in my case, instead of a MacBook I have this (I am not doing any kind of promotion of this product) Until today, everything was ...
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Boot widnows from grub prompt

I'm quite a noob with linux and I'm experiencing some huge troubles with an Ubuntu 16 installation. My system is composed of 2 disks: Windows 10 and Grub on the first (sda) and Ubuntu 16 on the ...
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Triple Boot: Win 7, Win 10, Ubuntu: How to uninstall Win 7 without disturbing Grub and Win 10 Boot Loader?

As the question states. I'd like to completely remove my Windows 7 OS partition, and maintain the other two Os'es, i.e. Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I know that issues can arise that disturb the boot ...
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Enable to recover data and linux partition after windows 10 upgrade

I have a dual-boot windows 8 and Ubuntu with a NTFS data partition on my laptop. After a forced migration to windows 10, my computer restarted on grub rescue mode and i was enable to boot on ubuntu ...