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unable to boot into ubuntu or shell

Okay so let's start off with why im an idiot: I used sudo mv /lib/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 lib64 I realize how stupid this is but it's what I did and now I just want to fix it. I attempted to move ...
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grub rescue error… with Ubuntu not installed

When I started up my computer today, I got the following message: error: no such device: dad66471-5aec-4a42-ae06-18d4d003626a. grub rescue> I searched for this error, and it seems to be ...
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Error mounting after upgrade. Can't find directory. Can't access Ubuntu

So I've just upgraded to the latest Ubuntu and now there is a problem in Grub when it loads. mount: mounting /dev/loop() on /root failed: Invalad argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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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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How do I configure grub so it doesn't try to run if the drive its installed on is disconnected

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.0 something in my PC where I upgraded my previous version 12.10. Nothing is wrong with Ubuntu itself. It's grub, that's the problem. I keep my Ubuntu on a separate ...
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Black screen appears when I select Ubuntu at the boot screen

I tried to install ubuntu 12.10 but the installation didn't complete. It got stuck at the last moment and my PC restarted after that. Now it shows four options. Advance menu for Ubuntu, Ubuntu and two ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 only sometimes starts: “no System-disk or disk error”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP 2530p Laptop with no other OS installed. All worked well but when restarting, after the BIOS screen, there was just a blank black screen reading "no system-disk ...
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I am stuck at the “GNU” screen and I need to know how to get past it

I have had Ubuntu 12.04 for 6 days now and now, for some reason, I am getting the GRUB screen when I try to restart my computer. When I turn it on, it asks me, since I also have Windows 7 on my ...
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241 views

GRUB shows brief blue screen on startup

I want to start up my computer and get to GRUB (it's worked before) but now every time I turn my computer on, GRUB shows as a blank blue screen for about ten seconds, and then automatically boots into ...
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how to load ubuntu 12.04 from grub after update on 04/26/13

Computer Details: Toshiba, natively runs Windows7 64-bit. I currently dual-boot Windows 7 / Linux and have a virtual hard drive of Windows 8 (rarely used) Background: I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Accidentally set GRUB_TIMEOUT=0, cannot boot into Ubuntu now

I have a dual boot system of Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. Stupidly, I set my default boot OS to Windows 7 using this method and set GRUB_TIMEOUT=0. Now when I boot, the Ubuntu red/purple screen flashes ...
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How to default terminal startup?

I know that you can show the process of starting up by pressing alt + space during startup how do you have that as default on your computer? Also i would like to see it on shutdown if possible.
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ubuntu boot confirmation

i wanna know is it possible to disable ubuntu for boot selection on start up, because sometime after reset (usually on power loss) it needs to be confirmed, I would like to make ubuntu to boot ALWAYS ...
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1answer
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How do I get GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 behavior when GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=false?

I have a question about the grub2 implantation in Ubuntu 12.04. I have a dual boot system with windows 7, Ubuntu as the primary OS. When I have #GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=true in my /etc/default ...
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I need help on starting up 12.04 on my computer

I have just downloaded 12.04 Windows installer. I managed to boot up 12.04 once but it seems like, after I shutdown the computer, I can no longer access 12.04. When I boot the computer, it prompts ...
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Computer will no longer load 12.04

My computer ASUS M5A99X Motherboard, 8GB RAM, Seagate hard drive, ASUS GeForce video card. I had 12.04 LTS 64bit loaded. Now when I boot, it will go to the Grub screen, and then reboot, return to ...
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Scripts slowing boot

Inspired by the "How fast" video, I've recently been trying to speed up my boot up as much as possible. I've been reading many forums on different approaches but I've recently hit a wall with a ...
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How do I make GRUB appear at startup without holding shift? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the time for OS selection menu in GRUB? I have a dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Whenever I start my computer it will go straight into linux unless I hold ...
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ubuntu live cd start up error

First off, I'm new to the Linux scene. This is my first attempt to make a single boot installation for Ubuntu. I tried it for a few days in dual boot with win7 and I was sold, so i removed the tumor ...
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Create option to load Ubuntu or Windows 7 at start-up

We have a new Dell Optiplex 790 desktop with Windows 7 and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it using a USB stick that was configured as a boot drive. We created a new partition for Ubuntu during ...
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Speed up boot time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I improve boot speed? In ubuntu "example" folder, it shows me that Ubuntu is ready to work in just 7 second. how can I make my ubuntu boot as fast as that video? ...
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Computer Freezes After GRUB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ok so I've just built my first computer and have got it running, here are the specs: Asus P8Z68-V ...
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several start-up scripts?

I want kubuntu to ask me at start up - which of the profile I want to use. There should be a default answer which should run automatically in 3 seconds. Much as if were Grub asking You which ...
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2answers
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How to run interactive python script after boot as user USER

I want to run my system configuration script (written in python) after boot. System should ask for password for user USER and run my script. After that system should reboot, eventually run gui. I ...
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problem with grub ( blackscreen with flashing white line)

I tried to reboot ubuntu 11.10. All I get is black screen with flashing white line. I tried to reboot from disk. That just through me back to the boot options screen..i also tried .from disk, from ...
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Why does Grub only load on every other attempted boot? [closed]

After upgrading to 11.10, grub doesn't load on every other boot (all the odd number boots, for example). It just sits at a purple screen and waits for me to reboot the computer to load grub again. Any ...
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Does StartUp-Manager work in 11.10?

Does StartUp-Manager work with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit?
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I get a second menu on my dual boot machine after I choose Windows XP, I then have to choose again

I installed windows XP Home on a new built machine. The boot from CD was not working so to get the Ubuntu 9.04 disk to run I installed the Ubuntu 9.04 boot/autorun/start utility. The installation ...
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Grub Doesn't Load after Update

After I updated ubuntu (I believe it was most likely a kernel update) and restarted I selected ubuntu from the windows boot loader (I am using wubi). At this point I would usually land on the grub ...
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How to remove or hide the GRUB boot menu?

Recently I decided to use only Ubuntu and there is no Windows in my laptop. When I turn on my laptop the GRUB menu is showing but I don't need to choose OS anymore. How can I remove or hide this? ...
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No init start up error

I'm running Ubuntu on a dual boot with Windows Vista, I've just gone to boot up as usual in to Ubuntu and I have this error No init found. Try passing init= bootarg. Busybox v1.15.3 (Ubuntu ...