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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I used Grub-Customizer and now it gets stuck at the grub screen. Please help!

I wanted to make the grub screen a little more appealing so I got the Grub-Customizer app and tried to add a background image. Once I did that I rebooted my pc to check it out but then I found out I ...
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Problem reinstall GRUB2

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 -> 12.10. The install seemed to go well but upon reboot, I get the grub recovery console. I tried to reinstall using the boot-repair Boot Repair which usually works a ...
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Problem to get inside Another OS (Windows 7)

I have intalled Ubuntu and Windows 7 in my laptop. When I select Windows 7 loader, this screen appears: BOOTMGR is missing Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. But my ubuntu works fine.I then update the ...
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GRUB menu is always displayed - Ubuntu 12.10 with full disk encryption

UPDATE: It seems to have been fixed now, I am no longer getting the Grub menu, please mark this as closed. I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed with full disk encryption (fresh install), the issue is that ...
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How to find out where the “grub” is installed [duplicate]

My Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS is asking me during "apt-get dist-upgrade" where to install "GRUB" update.How can I simply find out which partition/disc is the proper answer? How to find out where GRUB is ...
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Windows Repairs Itself After Ubuntu Boot

I have a custom built computer in my home which was running Windows 7 primarily. After I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 12.10, Windows 7 has to perform startup repair after every Ubuntu boot ...
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How to add a splash image in Grub2?

How do I add a splash image in Grub2 on Ubuntu 12.10?
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GRUB fails to install on upgrade 12.04->12.10 (fakeraid)

I have a Gigabyte X85A-UD3R motherboard with an ICH10R. I also have a RAID 0 (striping) setup of 2x1TB disks, configured at the BIOS level (raid controler which boots before OS/after BIOS?) which ...
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Ubuntu fail to start on a dual boot with Windows 7 on Vaio

I followed the instructions for the Ubuntu windows installer on my Sony Vaio laptop (model SVT131A11M). Upon restart I was prompt to choose the OS for boot (Win7 or Ubuntu), but then I shut down the ...
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How to remove dual boot menu?

I used to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7. I got rid of Windows and also deleted the partition where it was installed. Now, in the dual boot menu Windows 7 is still available, and listed as first ...
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Booting trouble after upgrade to 12.10 on a Dell XPS 15z

Before the upgrade, booting did not work out of the box, but this site told me to put "acpi=noirq" before "quiet splash" in the commands befre startup, and edit /etc/default/grub too. This worked ...
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A disk read error occurred on Windows after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10, and I had Windows 7 on my machine. Now Windows is giving me A disk read error occurred I can't use my Windows anymore. How do I fix this problem?
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Is there an alternative to e4rat?

I have tried using e4rat numerous times on two different computers following a couple of different guides, including the one on howtogeek. I have gotten up to the point every time where you add ...
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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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Boot windows from grub

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my hard disk. I had installed Ubuntu using Wubi. To uninstall Ubuntu I deleted the Ubuntu partitions from Windows 7 Disk Management. When I re-boot my computer it shows ...
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grub menu resolution problem on ubuntu 12.10

When I cold boot Ubuntu 12.10, the Grub menu font is stretched and the background doesn't cover the entire screen, like it's 640x800 resolution. If I reboot the grub menu is perfect, no font or size ...
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Windows 7 loader missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: no windows 7 entry in grub after installing ubuntu i just install Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 7.When booting it goes straight to ubuntu and skip grub.This problem ...
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How to edit the text of the Grub menu's options?

Every Grub menu have its options written is English and I would like to translate it to Portuguese. So, this is the question, how to edit the text of the Grub menu's options? For example the 12.10 ...
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Can't remove kernels “run-parts: /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code 1”

Yesterday I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. However, the linux kernel has not upgraded from 3.2 to 3.5 as I would have expected. $ uname -r 3.2.0-32-generic $ uname -a Linux tony-b ...
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Grub bootloader goes fail to boot in dual boot system after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I had 12.04 with my dual boot system. Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 make bootable USB and choose Upgrade option in Installer. After installation Grub failed to boot my machine. I tried following ...
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Grub Rescue prompt after 12.10 upgrade

Dual boot HP desktop that had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 working fine until yesterday. Upgraded to 12.10 and the grub install gave an error of not being able to write to the boot sector. It looks ...
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PC BIOS does not recognise External HDD as bootable after installing Linux

I have a Seagate FA GoFlex Desk - 2000 external hard disk. I use it with a Dell Dimension C521 desk top. The internal HDD of 160 GB is dedicated to running Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit) OS. ...
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Multiple version of Grub?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-29-generic-pae i686) which according to the Ubuntu documentation contains Grub2. However grub --version gives me grub (GNU GRUB 0.97), but ...
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2 windows loaders after grub2 repair

I have recently reinstalled w7 and had ubuntu 12.04 lts installed on it,w7 installation deleted the grub2 loader,after that i found solution to use boot-repair from live-cd session, BUT......now i ...
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install Ubuntu12.04 with ISO file using grub in usb disk

download the latest vmlinuz and initrd from http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/ I put the ubuntu-12.04.1-server-amd64.iso to the /software ...
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Cannot get grub menu to timeout (or go away)

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I cannot for the life of me get the grub menu (with options) to go away. I would like it to auto-boot into the first option. I've edited /etc/default/grub so that it looks ...
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Need help reinstalling GRUB from Live CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) In Live CD i went in the terminal and when i do 'sudo update-grub' it responds ...
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Failed to install GRUB2 on a RAID0 SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install GRUB on a RAID system installation? I installed Ubuntu successfully except the last step. I cannot install GRUB2 on my disk. My disk is a Rai0-SSD. All ...
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Reinstalling GRUB2 on Ubuntu 12.04 | Windows 7 dual boot after Windows reinstallation

So I had the perfect Ubuntu 12 / Windows 7 dual boot set-up -- until I had to re-install Windows 7. After the deed, GRUB2 was of course wiped out, thus my Ubuntu installation is rendered ...
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Windows 7/8 and Ubuntu triple boot

I already have windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Now I want to install windows 8 for a triple boot. How can I do that?
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Unknown filesystem error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grub rescue - error: unknown filesystem My computer has (had) a dual boot of Ubuntu Precise and Windows 7. Recently, when I started the computer, grub gave me an error ...
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Grub error after removing another Linux partition with Ubuntu

i have a problem, i had a dual boot system with windows 7 and ubuntu. I decided to try out linux mint. but after a while I removed it by deleting it´s partition. When I restarted, the bootloader ...
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Using ATI Flgrx drivers

after installing ubuntu 12.04 i had the problem that i had a black screen directly after rebooting. So i used the grub option "nomodeset" to get an screen. I installed the recommended flgrx drivers ...
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resizing partitions

I have the following configuration: sda1 1 GB maybe fat32 (windows recovery partition) sda2 40 GB ntfs(windows drive c) with boot flag sda3 around 100GB ntfs(storage partition) sda4 extended ...
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Boot in virtual console mode with full resolution

I am able to either: 1) Boot into X, switch to virtual console #1 and use it at full resolution or 2) Boot into virtual console mode -only and use them with 80 columns max How can I boot into ...
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How to Install Ubuntu from iso file using grub1

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a computer and I am trying to do a fresh install of 12.04. I never had problems booting from a USB stick on it before and USB is setup as the first boot order in ...
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How Grub top title can be changed

I am just wondering that 'How I can change the title on very top for Grub' - where it's written like 'GNU Grub version 1.99-21ubuntu3.4'? I am not asking for the menu entry, or to change labels of ...
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GRUB not recognising copied partition

I've been following the instructions on this page to copy my Linux partition from one partition to another on the same drive. (I'm doing this because I want to move it from /dev/sda3 to /dev/sda4 so ...
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ProStar gaming laptop, which had Ubuntu 10.10, won't boot past Grub. Thoughts?

At work we have some high-end gaming laptops we use for their dual GPUs. The machines have second generation i7 CPUs, and came with Windows 7. On most of them I installed Ubuntu 10.10, and all was ...
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How I remove grub text in ubuntu3 version?

How I remove GRUB text "Use the up or down arrow keys to select which entry is highlighted. Press enter to boot the selected OS, 'e' to edit the commands before booting, or 'c' for a ...
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grub does not display activity during boot

Prior to Ubuntu 11.04 I could configure grub so that after the menu is displayed and the system is booting detail of the boot activity appears. Now there's just a blank screen between the menu and gdm ...
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Dual booted Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7. Question about boot order and where exactly Ubuntu has been installed

This is a bit of a 2 parter: I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 PC. I had initially created some free space through diskmgmt.msc for Ubuntu to be installed to. I never formatted it, ...
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How to fix a failing grub-pc package installation in Hyper-V virtual machine?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 64 bit on a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine. I am having issues with the following error: the grub-pc package failed to install into /target/ I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Install on Lenovo x120e - Grub menu loads, but won't load Ubuntu without USB in

I've installed Ubuntu using a USB The grub menu then would not load, so I followed: To reinstall GRUB: Make a new Ubuntu Live CD and Boot from it. Install boot-repair using these commands: sudo ...
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Grub installation failed during Ubuntu installation

I want to use Ubuntu 12.04 Long Term Support but during installation it showed me a message Grub can't be installed. how can I install manually.
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Grub menu screen flicker

I am having a strange problem on my Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop. When starting the computer the grub screen flickers or every few seconds. I don't know if it would be called a flicker. The screen ...
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What is grub2 default font?

what is ubuntu 12.04 grub2 default font? I changed it and don't know what it was to change it back. I have tried many different font and style to no avail.
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How do I boot from CD in GNU grub?

Forgot my Admin password to Windows and have oph crack on a CD but how do I boot from CD in GNU grub?
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Can I install 10.04 after 12.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) on a laptop with Windows 7 (32 bit): the bootloader is the GRUB version provided with Ubuntu 12.04. Now I would also install Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit), without ...
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error: no device connected

I did a fresh install of 12.04 by usb and it went fine, worked on it for several days, but one day the browser crashed and i reset the machine, after that I get this error when i boot; error: no ...