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Grub boot problems [duplicate]

So basically I downloaded Linux ubuntu 12.04 (on my windows 8 PC - dual boot intended) and updated it to 13.10 and then it started having some problems with missing files so I just wanted to ...
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Windows 8 w/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [on hold]

Hello I've been having a GRUB Problem with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is that GRUB Isn't booting up Windows 8 (Not 8.1). Since when installed Ubuntu on here I'm not able to boot up to Windows 8 ...
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Legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04

Can I install / downgrade to legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04? I need it for a Rackspace server.
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Reboot instead of shutdown Ubuntu 12.04

As the title suggests, when I try to shutdown my computer from Ubuntu 12.04, it shuts down but then powers back on about three seconds later. I've changed my Grub settings and added: ...
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0answers
21 views

I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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1answer
26 views

After installing xserver-xorg-core laptop won't boot

So I was trying to figure out how to install the proprietary Intel drivers for my laptop and found I needed to install xserver-xorg-video-intel. When I tried installing that I was told I needed to ...
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Not showing choice of operating system at startup (12.04) - Ukranian [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 and updates (without any problems) using a flash drive (USB Live), I can not understand how to run this version. (Previously) I had two OS's: Ubuntu and Win7. Now I have ...
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1answer
54 views

Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
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23 views

Loading a proprietary disk driver into Ubuntu Server Initramfs

I have a Revodrive 3 X2, and I am installing Ubuntu on it. I followed the guide by Alex Burgess for a complete fresh copy. I also topped this guide (which works perfectly when using the exact ubuntu ...
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1answer
24 views

Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
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0answers
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Mac Mini, upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10.. got purple screen [duplicate]

After updating from 12.04 to 12.10 on converted mac mini, I clicked restart as requested. Reboot stayed on purple screen with the dots and never loaded. I was able to get into grub but I do not know ...
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2answers
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A broken Wubi has been detected. Ubuntu is unable to boot from hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.04 alongside my Windows XP from USB, but it won't boot from hard disk, only from the USB. I suspect that the reason is because I am unable to change BIOS to boot from ...
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1answer
48 views

Having major issues when trying to install Ubuntu, both 12.04 and 13.10

This is going to be rather long... I've used ubuntu for a while now and know my way around it pretty well. But my last install was 12.10 LTS and I used wubi to install it. It ran pretty well with ...
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Loading/Running Customized Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS i386 in RAM [closed]

I have customized my Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS i386 with Ubuntu Builder and made all necessary changes and got the ISO to be reduced by 200MB. The customized version is doing good on all the PCs, ...
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33 views

Grub Problem while Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to dual boot Windows 8 with a Linux OS.When i tried installing Ubuntu 12.04. The Installer worked fine until at the end when it gave an error saying that a package GRUB cannot be ...
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1answer
44 views

Unable to boot up due to driver issues

I've been having an issue booting up for a while. When I turn on my computer, I get this and I cant really do anything beyond that. I've tried reinstalling Ubuntu and and that worked but after ...
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0answers
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onscreen messages prior to boot up and after logout 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 dual booting on an XP netbook. Just before booting I get the following message - Try(hd0,0):NTFS5: error:"prefix" is not set - On logging out, when screen goes black I get (a ...
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1answer
45 views

Lost on installing Ubuntu on my laptop with an ATI graphics card

I just bought a new laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. The laptop has an ATI graphic card though which led to the problem of it simply black-screening and not booting. There ...
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1answer
70 views

GNU GRUB black screen on boot [not a duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
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23 views

window booting option not available after i installed us on ubuntu 12.04 lts on dell inspiron 3521

i tried to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my dell inspiron 3521 by overwriting ubuntu 13.04 which was working fine along with windows 8 . But neither wireless nor ethernet was working properly . And ...
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1answer
54 views

Ubuntu 12.04 no longer boots on Toshiba Satellite after Windows upgrade

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-S5372, which came pre-installed with Windows 8. I succeeded to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it (intending to dual-boot), but the UEFI refused to recognize it and went to ...
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1answer
33 views

Brightness problem in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

I own a ACER ASPIRE5734Z that has a Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz × 2. I tried this solution,but did not work out: Open terminal ( Ctrl+Alt+T ) and type: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub ...
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67 views

Can't get to the GRUB menu on iMac G5

I have an iMac G5, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I've had an error that I've gotten the solution to, but the solution requires me to get to the GRUB menu, and I can't seem to do that. I ...
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0answers
31 views

Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot into any mode

Recently I built my own PC and have been struggling to get Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. I have a 16 GB RAM machine with an Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 motherboard, an AMD FX8350 processor and an AMD R9 ...
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filesystem issues-ext4

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Compaq Presario CQ57 laptop that was previously running Windows 7 before it acquired a terrible virus that caused it to stop working. Once installed Ubuntu worked fine ...
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Brightness Issues on HP Pavilion 15-n042se Notebook PC

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I found that I can't control the display brightness with the hotkeys (F2 and F3) or even from GUI (Brightness and lock screen), I don't have any control on the ...
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1answer
79 views

Problem reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 (Dual with Windows 8) - Black Screen

It have been a week since I use Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8. Yesterday I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 from the CD, I chose the option Erase Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and reintall, I followed the ...
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2answers
108 views

Dual boot problem Windows 8 & Ubuntu

new to Linux and am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm having problems with the boot manager, as the GRUB2 menu is not allowing me to launch Windows 8. The Windows 8 Launcher option gives me this message ...
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58 views

My Laptop Not Charging And Brightness Keys Not Working After Installing Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I have Lenovo(G-505s) Laptop with per-installed windows 8. Recently I'm installed Ubuntu 12.04 through CD. But after installing my laptop battery not charging and my brightness keys not working in ...
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Windows 7 hangs at grub's purple screen when dual booting

I have installed a new laptop (Lenovo Z510) for dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 64 bit. After several trials it now works, but I have a strange effect. I always enter the Grub purple screen ...
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1answer
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booting issues booting windows XP after installing ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, Windows XP won't boot any more. Ubuntu starts ok however. When starting Windows in the Grub menu, it give's an error: ERROR: UNKNOWN FILESYSTEM. GRUB ...
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1answer
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How to use GRUB2 to boot system rescue CD iso saved on unmounted partation at hard drive?

I want to make a helper partition which may include a lot of rescue ISO files like 'Hiern's Boot', 'System Rescue', any live CD and Others. I started to make a partition by using the following ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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166 views

Grub-Customizer not saving the changes after kernel upgrades

I'm running into an annoying problem with Grub-Customizer (4.0.4) every time I update the kernel versions. After the kernel update I normally open Grub-Customizer to accommodate the new kernel ...
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1answer
843 views

Ubuntu on Acer E1-510

So I have an Acer E1-510-2821 Computer I recently purchased at Walmart. The computer came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. The system of course is UEFI, and unfortunately has no legacy Bios mode. I ...
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21 views

Changing kernel in a system not booting

I have a dell inspiron laptop and have just installed 12.04. The system hangs on boot after 'Switching to clocksource TSC'. I've searched all the questions here and had no luck changing bios ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu STILL restarts on shut down and now I can't open grub after a troubleshoot edit

I'm new to this OS, in fact I just installed 12.04 two days ago and have been troubleshooting non-stop ever since - some things I managed to solve (installation crash from USB boot, black screen after ...
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27 views

Copy Live CD to partition and add it to GRUB

I would like to keep the Live CD as a separate partition (read only if possible) so that I can use it to boot my computer should the main partition be damaged. I could then restore the main partition ...
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working Ubuntu doesn't boot after placing SSD with it to another PC

I had a working Ubuntu 12.04 on SSD in my PC. Then I needed to use it on a laptop. I took out the SSD disk and put to the laptop instead of its HDD. Now Ubuntu doesn't boot, which means that after ...
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61 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 after fresh install

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and it is the only operating system installed. Unfortunately I am unable to get it to boot. After installing it a dialog pops up and asks me to reboot. Afterwards ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 black boot screen and boot-repair failed

I cannot boot Ubuntu 12.04 after from a copy of my VirtualBox file. I am getting a "GNU GRUB version 1.99-12ubuntu5" screen with these options: Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-24-generic Ubuntu, with Linux ...
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1answer
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No brightness control in Ubuntu 12.04, Lenovo V570

I have been struggling now for an inordinate amount of time trying to get the brightness adjustment working in Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo V570 Laptop. I have tried all of the ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
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0answers
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Dual boot not available after upgrading to Windows 8.1

As per title, I cannot boot to Ubuntu 12.04 after upgrading from W8 to W 8.1. I have read several topics on this forum, but I don't seem to be able to solve the problem. I have tried first with ...
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1answer
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Adding grub2 menu entry, error: invalid filesystem?

So I am in a long-winded attempt to set up an ubuntu/windows8 dual boot. After running boot repair, there are 2 ubuntu entries (one is a recovery), 4 windows recovery entries, and a regular windows ...
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1answer
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Computer running on grub console

I just restared my computer and the graphic ubuntu grub no longer appears. Now there's a console with the grub prompt. I have no idea what to do and I can't even start any OS because I don't know how, ...
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1answer
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grub Refresh or Resolution Too High. How can I adjust it?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer while in Windows XP. When I reboot and select Ubuntu as my boot option my monitor tells me "Out of range" I believe at this point I would be ...
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0answers
75 views

Problems in Ubuntu 12.04 installing in pre-installed Windows8 and upgraded to 8.1

From the last one month I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in windows 8.1 pre-installed (Dual Boot). I've done following things... I downloaded 'iso' images from Ubuntu website and booted through ...
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1answer
65 views

12.04 variable (long) boot times, Lenovo IdeaPad

I have a Lenovo U430 IdeaPad, 4th gen i7, Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics, Intel 7260 Wireless, Crucial SSD. It had Win8 when I bought it and I replaced it with Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, UEFI mode. ...
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Unable to launch grub customizer

grub-mkconfig couldn't be executed successfully, getting the following error message: /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 7: /etc/default/grub: Grub_saved: not found