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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Can't install lubuntu because I can't install grub

I installed lubuntu through a USB drive, switching from windows 8 on a Toshiba Tecra R940, but now it won't boot (had the same problem with ubuntu). So, I entered the "try only" mode and using the ...
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How to replace current Ubuntu with an older version without harming the Windows partition?

I have currently Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my system in dual-boot mode alongside Windows 10. As I need to run an older version of OpenFOAM software on my machine, I need to replace the 15.10 with ...
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How to add a secondary Windows hard drive which already has an MBR

I've found this community incredibly useful in making the leap into the world of Linux and had banished Windows for good but now I require it to run some very CPU intensive music software which isn't ...
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GRUB could not be installed on softraid (mdadm on 14.04.03 server)

I ve got some problems with installing latest 14.04.3 The bug is described here. After using mdadm to create software raid5 (3 HDD) partition, the GRUB refuses to install. Updating the update-grub ...
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GRUB only shows Windows 8 loader option, clicking on it brings back the GRUB menu

I think I've overwritten Windows boot loader with GRUB. My question is how to configure GRUB so that it starts listing my Windows 8 installation. Following is the content of the boot-repair ...
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Windows 10 has disappeared from the boot menu on a UEFI system after Ubuntu Install

Windows 10 is missing from my boot list on my UEFI machine after I installed ubuntu in an empty partition. How can I get it back? I used a liveUSB of ubuntu to install ubuntu to an empty partition I ...
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Boot Repair failed, what should I do

This is the pastebin result: https://paste.ubuntu.com/15009157/ I also got this message from the report but I don't know how to proceed with this. Can someone please explain this: The boot files ...
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Im stuck at grub menu and cant boot to Ubuntu!

So I used boot repair and got rid of all old kernels and then I restarted My Toshiba satellite and didnt get the regular menu entries like before where I can just pick an image and boot into Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't show my Windows 7 partition

First, my PC has 2 SSD'S (128GB each) and a 1TB HDD. I first installed Windows 7 on my first SSD (C:) and with additional space on my HDD (D:). Then I made a 180GB partition on my HDD (shrink volume ...
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laptop shows no login screen Ubuntu Mate

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and Windows 10 installed on my laptop as a dual boot. For some reason, after I select Ubuntu in GRUB, the login screen (greeter?) is not showing. The screen is completely ...
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installing windows 10 without using an USB or DVD

I want to install Windows 10 on my laptop, and booting the installation from the hard drive without using a USB or DVD, because I have some problem reading the installation from the USB and I dont ...
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Grub not appearing after installing windows 10

I'm really new to the linux world. I currently have installed Elementary OS Freya (ubuntu 14.04 based). I had three partitions. One for / , one for linux-swap and one for /home, all ext4. I created ...
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Grub-install failed

Hello I searched this up but there are so many different answers, but none seem to be the same hardware. So i have two disk, one(sda) has windows 10 installed in UEFI, the other (sdc) i want to ...
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Grub2 fallback with 14.04 … need How-To

Ubuntu server 14.04 efi-gpt disk with three partitions, 1=boot, 2=main, 3=recovery I want: default boot on gpt2, grub fallback to gpt3, and grub-reboot to reboot into recovery from main. What I get ...
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(gksudo:2375): Gtk-Warning **:cannot open display:

When i insert this: gksudo nano /etc/default/grub it replies with this: (gksudo:(4 digit number, always different)): Gtk-Warning **:cannot onpen display: But if i type sudo nano /etc/default/grub ...
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Cannot boot on xubuntu anymore, GPT detected with boot-repair

I had windows 10 and Xubuntu installed in two separate hard drives (240Gb SSD for windows and 500Gb HDD for Xubuntu with the /home on a 3Tb) and decided to get rid of windows. So, yesterday, I fully ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a GPT partition table without using EFI boot?

I'm planning to install a new Ubuntu system on an empty hard drive with more than 3TiB of volume. In order to fully utilize the drive, the regular MBR partition table can not be used. How do I set up ...
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 - But no boot menu, only booting Ubuntu

Windows 7 is installed on my first SSD. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is installed on my second SSD. But when I start my PC it only boots Ubuntu and no boot menu appears. I can not get into Windows 7 anymore. In ...
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Why windows show “An operating system wasn't found”?

I am faced with a problem where When i select windows 10 for booting in Ubuntu grub it wont boot and says no operating system found and wont boot. I am not even able to mount the windows partition in ...
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My ubuntu Cannt Boot

The computer does not communicate with the keyboard or mouse . It has hanged, what do I do ? I have tried using some keyboard keys like F7, F8 without success .
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Ubuntu Live CD Not Loading Properly - Hangs on Ubuntu Screen [on hold]

I am the second owner of a Everex Stepnote SA2052T laptop with Intel Core Duo processor, 1.6 GHz,1 GB, and American Megatrends, Inc. BIOS V 02.59. According the the labelling, it came with Windows ...
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Still cannot load windows 10 even after using boot-repair

So i was trying to make my windows 10-pc a dual boot with ubuntu 15.10.After the installation,the windows-10 loader cannot be found in the boot menu.And so i used boot-repair.Doing it created two ...
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Can't get any Linux to work

I'm pretty new to Linux. I've tried it out a while back, and I did like it. I'm wanting to give it a go again, but I'm having troubles installing it (or even trying it on the live USB). Every time I ...
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15.10 - Windows 7 Dual Boot fails to show Windows option in grub after Ubuntu install

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14992455/ Windows 7 was freshly installed at the shop. I then checked the partition table type and as it was MBR guessed that Windows 7 was booting into legacy bios not UEFI. ...
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ubuntu wont load, partition no mount point or file system

Update 24hrs, took all day. Thanks for all your help. New hard drive, Ubuntu install & then testdisk & maybe e2fsck gained almost full accesss to the failed/blocked ext4 partition (which had ...
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ASUS N550JK - Ubuntu 15.10 install

First time here, and I know nothing about Ubuntu, but what I've found out is it won't boot, period; if I have Fast boot, Secure Boot ON and Launch CSM (for legacy OS) OFF. But, I want to get into ...
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GRUB not detecting windows partition

I am trying to install ubuntu, but it seems like it can't detect my windows partition. On the "try ubuntu" option, I want to see if it detects my windows partition. After running sudo os-prober ...
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Remove GRUB and keep a Linux system

I searched the Internet for instructions on how to remove GRUB, but the only thing I could find was using a Windows DVD to "repair" the system. I previously had a Windows/Linux doal-boot and removed ...
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Attempting to install Mint alongside Ubuntu, cannot add Mint to GRUB [on hold]

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.10 X64 I have created and formatted a new EXT4 partition for Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Cinnamon edition of 75GB. I have downloaded "Grub Customizer 4.0.6" and I have used it ...
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Installing two ubuntu distro result in amdgpu fatal error

I am not sure someone already answered this, but I cannot find a similar situation. I have a Dell Inspiron notebook, 1TB hard disk. I did 4 partition there, meant to be: sda1 -> ubuntu-gnome 15.10 ...
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Ubuntu on external drive, grub2 problem

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an external SSD, the boot loader is also on the external SSD because I want to use the SSD with different computers. So I don't use dual boot but I use the bios menu to ...
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Disable Ubuntu boot menu when Windows is hibernated

I have a lot of folders in Ubuntu that are simple shortcuts of my Windows partition. I need to be able to Mount windows partition every time I load Ubuntu. Therefore, I want to disable Ubuntu access ...
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Ubuntu and windows on dual hard drives

I had windows 10 installed on a hard drive then I used my laptop to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my other hard drive because I was having problems installing it on my desktop. To get into Linux I have to ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after booting into windows 10

I have Xubuntu installed on one drive and Windows 10 installed on the other one. Every time I boot into windows 10, Ubuntu won't boot up. I can only boot it up after I use the live USB, use ...
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boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 problem from grub2

I have a problem installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my ASUS Zenbook UX301LA-DH71T. The long story: I installed an older version of Ubuntu when I bought the Zenbook (I think it was a 12.XX version). I ...
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Can't boot windows 7 after installing Linux

SOLVED Had to change the windows system partition type which was flagged as "Swap" for some reason to NTFS system type. I did this by logging into linux and changing it in the partition manager. I ...
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Grub rescue no such partition while updating to Win10

So, i wanted to update my Win7 partition to Win10. Besides Win7 I have installed a Ubuntu 14.04 and a Dualboot with Grub. So while updating to Win10 there was a restart and I ended up in the grub ...
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Moved Windows from my HDD to my new SSD - Can't boot on Ubuntu anymore

I'm right now a bit disapointed. I recently installed a new SSD in my laptop, on which I had Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dualboot). Both were so on my HDD: I allocated a partition to Ubuntu. The thing is ...
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Grub not showing up at boot

I have installed the linux-lowlatency kernel recently. Setup of a DAW (MIDI support) was the reason to change from Fedora to Ubuntu. After reboot uname shows that I am running the generic kernel. ...
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Moving the root and swap partition to another disk

I have this settings on my boot disk: GParted HDD disk settings I've got a SSD and want to make it my system (all but /home) and swap partitions. I wonder if: 1- Can I use GParted to copy my ...
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Grub and Windows on L

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad 300. All works fine. I have dual booted this so I can use Windows 10 for some old software. When I boot I get into the grub menu. Choosing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting [duplicate]

Problem:- When i switch on my laptop it automatically goes to grub menu without using shift. Even after choosing linux kernel it is not booting and just end up showing the following message mount: ...
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Grub2 installation error

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server edition on an old Dell xps 410. It has two hard drives in a RAID configuration. I keep getting a fatal error when installing grub boot loader. It is ...
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cannot detect windows 7 after dual boot with ubuntu 14.04

I have lenovo B570 system.It had window 7 proffesional.I dual booted it with ubuntu 14.04,at first installer crashed.next time I again reinstalled it there it shown me option to replace ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Booting from Linux USB but not from Windows

I have Linux Mint 16(Petra) and 17(Rafaela) installed on my ThinkPad T-430. I need to install windows (any windows) in a new partition, I already made the partition, but I just can't make windows boot ...
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Is there a way to fill the /boot file system of Trusty, apart from a new installation?

For the second time the install from DVD hanged stuck, while the status line was saying: "Loading boot loader." The system is then not booting (black screen), and after using chroot, grub-mkconfig ...
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I want to disable the GRUB background graphic, just want the white text on black background [closed]

First, I'm a linux newbie, not a computer newbie. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But I seem to have picked up a zorin theme. I want to get rid of the "blue with white hexagons" (Zorin graphic ...
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Cannot Change the boot order in bios or F9 Anymore after installing Ubuntu

other Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) hi I have a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15 touchsmart I cannot change the boot order in the bios boot order menu ( i tried to disable the legacy ...
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Unable to access BIOS, GRUB menu only [closed]

I have the latest dist. of Ubuntu and a Toshiba Satellite laptop. I've already searched for the default keys that access the BIOS, (F2, holding ESC) and had no luck. To describe what happens when I ...
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Boot/repair problem

I am attempting to repair a new Ubuntu 15.10 installation with Boot-repair. This is a standard non-UEFI installation. I installed Boot-repair onto the Ubuntu 15.10 Live CD and started it. When I run ...