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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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting

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 [on hold]

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

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 ...
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Windows not loading after Dual Booting windows 10 & ubuntu 15

I am a complete Newbie to Ubuntu. I had Windows 10 upgraded from Windows 7. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 15, by selecting "Something else" in the installation menu, later creating partitions for ...
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How to fix the starting up problem with two operation system?

I have installed Ubuntu & Windows 10 on my laptop in different drives. But when I start up my laptop. The option to choose system Win 10 always failed. I could only use "F12" to start ...
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After wipe disk error:no such partition. No dual boot

I wipe whole disk because i can't boot windows, but know i have this error:no such partition. And doesn't have dual boot earlier. Does anyone have idea what can I do? Can I install now Windows from ...
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Cannot boot after a failed update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 Update

I was running Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP EliteBook 755 and was updating to 15.10 when the update process was stuck for several hours at the same place, so I hit the power button to reboot. Now the system ...
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Machin reboots during istallation

I've tried both versions now, 14.04.3 and 15.10 with the same result. No matter if I just choose to try without installation or install I'm stuck in a bootloop. Istantly after I choose one option the ...
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Windows 10 appeared in grub without installation, why?

So I have a dual boot between Xubuntu 14 and Windows 8 on my laptop, even though I very rarely boot into Windows (bought the computer second hand with pre-installed windows 8.1 enterprise edition). ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8: UEFI vs Legacy mode

I'm an Ubuntu user and lover. Yesterday, I decided to install Xubuntu on my sister's laptop (which had Windows 8.1 preinstalled, in UEFI mode). It's a Lenovo G400S, 4 GB of RAM, Intel i5 CPU (I don't ...
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GRUB hang after single keyboard press

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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Persistent error “efidisk read error” can't use my computer AT ALL

The last time my computer was working properly, it suddenly displayed a black screen - this happens when I open too many windows. I then force shut down. It wasn't the first or the second time I did ...
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Double hard drive, double OS windows+ubuntu

I bought an SSD for my laptop and I moved the old one on the optical drive bay. I installed windows on my SSD and then installed ubuntu on the old one (sdb). I installed Ubuntu using manual ...
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Kernel panic after upgrading system

I was upgrading ubuntuu to 16.04 today and left computer. When I came it was in the sleep mode. I was trying to enter the password thousands time, but it didn't work so I just turned it off. Now when ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, but I can't boot into it. How can I fix this?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a USB drive, on a PC running Windows 8.1. But when I turn on my PC, I'm not presented with an option to choose to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. Instead, I'm ...
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Error during installation of Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3

My main OS is Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit). I have an 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive that I used to boot off of using the Universal USB Installer software from pendrivelinux.com. The software takes the ...
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Ubuntu full disk encryption with encrypted /boot

I'm trying to setup a full encrypted disk with a separate /boot partition and I'm having some troubles. I'll write down the procedure I've been following: (On a Ubuntu 15.04 Live DVD session) - fill ...
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installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.03 LTS on RAID 1 array — Intel server board S2600CW borad

Hi friends this is Prabhakar ... Recently i have configured RAID 1(Intel Embedded server RAID Technology II ) on Intel Server S2600CW by using BIOS utility.Then i can able to see my virtual drive ...
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Network Interface Device Naming on tftpboot

We are doing a netboot via tftpboot on some new nodes we installed. Basically, I can't figure out how ubuntu decides to name the network interface for each node. A line in our pxelinux.cfg looks like ...
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If i install Elementary OS, will it automatically be added to the grub menu? [migrated]

I currently have Windows 7 and Linux Mint installed. When my pc starts up, it shows me the Grub menu, it shows an entry for Mint linux and the windows boot menu. I am wondering, if i was to install ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on GPT and MBR

My laptop is Lenovo Z-570. I was running windows 10, this is the first time I am installing Linux OS. In windows,system information showed that my boot was legacy. So, I assume its BIOS boot. On ...
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WINDOWS 10 AND UBUNTU 10 BOOT/GRUB PROBLEMS

I had a dual system of windows 10 and ubuntu. After relocating my partition, UBUNTU doesn't work and I when I am trying to use boot repair, the program indicates that "The boot of your PC is in Legacy ...
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Need help migrating hard drive using Ubuntu

So, I have a computer dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. Despite being dual-booted, it boots straight to Windows 8 (It seems to be a recovery feature with Helwett-Packard computers, I'm ...
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kernel panic and Stack with CapsLock and ScrollLock

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 in a machine with ASUS H81M-K (Bios 1002 8/12/14) with pre-existing Windows 7. The system is dual boot with one HDD. While there was no problem during installation and ...
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Change from UEFI to BIOS: can not install grub

I wanted to change from UEFI to BIOS on my Samsung Series 9 Laptop to be able to use features such as keyboard backlight. I lossley followed this instruction Convert from EFI to BIOS boot But when I ...
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Graphics broken after 4.2.0-27 update

I was using Ubuntu 15.10, driver nvidia 358 from graphics-drivers PPA, my discrete card is GT-650M. Some time after said update, I had some ugly poligons and horizontal lines on my notebook, and ...
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how do I fix grub rescue? [duplicate]

So I read another article on how to fix the grub rescue... which this this one right here: Grub rescue problem after deleting Ubuntu partition! So pretty much what I did was this set ...
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Grub crashes when installing windows 10

I tried installing Windows 10 alongside my existing installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine till I rebooted my system for the second time. Firstly, the GRUB menu shows Windows 7 ...
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cannot get grub/boot after Ubuntu install on surface pro 3

I've gotten a surface pro 3 and installed Ubuntu xenial nightly on it. I've disabled secure boot and when I reboot the system after install it goes straight to the bios screen without any boot loader ...
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Auto-installing Ubuntu next to Windows on a separate hard drive? [duplicate]

I want to install Kubuntu on a computer which already runs Windows 7. For this purpose, I have installed an additional empty hard drive (the drive containing Windows is fully partitioned and should ...
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load grub2 from winodws boot loader ? building an mbr file for grub2?

Many boorloaders like vboot and grub4dos provide a .mbr file that i can use to load the bootloader from windows bootloader. So, How can i build a a file like this for grub2 ? is it possible to tell ...
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Dual Boot Encryption (Windows 10 & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) [on hold]

I've been struggling to find a dual boot encryption guide on-line that is up to date and was wondering if someone smart could point me in the right direction. I'm using a fairly common dual boot ...
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grub entry for slackware from another drive

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my machine with following partition structure: /boot 512MB / 50G swap 4G /home 100G~ and I have another drive which has slackware 14.1 on it with following ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu 14.04 to always boot to ram?

I read somewhere that if you modify "grub/grub.cfg" you could add the toram option in there, but the answer didn't match my grub file, so I added it like this... if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = ...
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Recognize keyboard at boot

I am running 15.10 desktop and when I select run as root from the advanced Ubuntu menu, I get a root shell but it does not understand my Spanish (not Latin American) keyboard and I am unable to type ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on shutdown after package removal

The problem My Ubunutu 14.04 laptop will not shutdown anymore from the command line or from the reboot button in the OS. It hangs at the shutdown screen indefinitely. This problem started a few days ...
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Why my Grub background color become Grey after installing GNOME Desktop?

After I run sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop my grub background color turn grey. Do you know why my grub background color become grey instead of purple?
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Can't get GRUB2 working, systems won't boot, (dual boot mint/win7). Please help [on hold]

Model: HP Compaq Mini 32 bit. Device: Samsung Evo SSD 120 GB. OS: Dual boot --> Linux Mint 17.1 Lxde & Windows 7 Starter. Situation: When booting the pc, the GRUB2 loader came uo as usual. ...
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“Disk drive for /boot/efi is not ready yet or not present” after reinstalling Windows

There are a number of questions with very similar titles on this site but none of them really helped me. If I missed something, please let me know. So here is my story: My laptop was shipped with ...
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Trouble-shooting a non-booting 14.04 server on a Atom D525

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 server amd64 on a small Atom D525 machine (with 2GB ram). It won't boot, or even bring up the Grub boot loader. I'm not sure what to try next. Here's some more ...
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Not able to install any linux distro

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to install gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between. After ...
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Permanently Remove GRUB and Linux from Triple-Boot System (GRUB Lingering After Attempted Removal)

I had a triple-boot system consisting of Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 15.04, and Kali Linux (can't recall version, should be irrelevant anyways). I have no further need for a triple-boot system so I've ...
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Cannot reinstall Ubuntu

I've read other fairly similar posts but those situations are different and the solutions don't work at all. I started with Windows 10 as my only OS. I then tried to install Ubuntu 64 bit as a dual ...
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Installing Ubuntu on SSD and sharing second HDD with Windows

I currently have: SSD Disk (54.5 GB free of total 112) Windows 10 installed here I would like to install Primary Ubuntu here HDD Disk (172 GB free of total 465) I would like to have Logical ...