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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Grub 2 - Change hard drive, how to point grub to right partition?

I have recently installed grub on my internal hard drive. I have swapped out my hard drive with an solid state drive. I am attempted to boot to my original hard drive (the one with grub installed to ...
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Store LiveUSB settings/apps on hard drive?

I have a 64GB LiveUSB I am using to write this message right now. I am using it because GRUB won't install on my 2TB SSHD, and my primary HDD won't boot, either. I want to make my ...
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Dual boot windows 10 ubuntu 16.04

Long story short , i inserted a windows 10 bootable USB deleted all partitions previously were installed , did this in command prompt : diskpart select disk 0 clean then installed a windows 10 on ...
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Boot Disk Locked up, no permission to see the content

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I leave it on all the time, and this morning, while I wasn't using it, flash installed on my system, and my boot partition was completely filled up. Also, firefox ...
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Ubuntu Not Installing?

I've tried about 4 times now, with 14.04.1 LTS and 15.10. The install goes fine. No errors or anything like that or anything that would hint that something is going wrong. Whenever I try to install ...
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GRUB2 Installation failed Dual boot ubuntu with windows 8

I am having hp pavilion g6 2320tx with windows 8 preinstalled with the UEFI mode I am trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 8 but it fails every time giving me the error that grub2 was not ...
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How can I set up Ubuntu Server 16.04 to load a GUI on demand?

I would like my server to boot to command line by default but load a GUI when I need one. I have a virtual machine set up just for testing and I got the standard UNITY GUI installed on it no problem. ...
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stuck in grub rescue on ubuntu 15.10

My problem started after running "delete MBR" from tesdisk at terminal, then rebooting and all I get black screen with: "error Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>" I've tried some tutorials kind of ...
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Grub Failing to install - Installation crashes

I have tried multiple times to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Mac Book Pro 2011 with a TakeMS SSD and a Hitachi HDD. The problem is though that it copy's files and that fine but as soon as it gets to ...
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Black screen while installing Ubuntu 14.0.04 LTS on Hp pavilion 13 laptop with pre-installed windows 8.1 (UEFI ) and GPT partition hard-drive

I have browsed through many similar topics in numerous forums. I couldn’t find any satisfying solution so I have decided to post this problem here. I have following configuration: Hp pavilion 13 ...
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GNU GRAB version 2.02 + Keyboard does not work

GNU GRUB Version 2.02~ beta 2-36ubuntu3 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file ...
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Unable to Install Windows 10 (Couldnt find boot disk) - Suspect previous Linux Install

I've finally decided to switch to Windows 10 from Windows 7, but I encountered an error along the way that I can't seem to google the fix for. A little preface: Before this, I was dual-booting linux ...
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16.04, Windows 10 boot

Can't boot into windows. Legacy support, UEFI off, Fastboot off. Grub entry: insmod part_gpt insmod ntfs set root='hd0,gpt3' if [ x$feature_platform_search_hint = xy ]; then search --no-floppy ...
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Android kernel must load after booting in virtual box (lubuntu 16.04)

I dont know GNU GRUB version 0.9.7 after create fake sd card. I dont know.Formate in extr3 and after after installation I had no problem. will not let me download music, games, video if it is not ...
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Customizing Grub 2 Menu

I'm trying to customize the Grub 2 menu. I have Win 10, Ubuntu, Win 7, Win 95, Win XP on my hard drive. The Grub Bootloader can see Win 10, Win 7, and Ubuntu. It does not see the other 2 operating ...
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How to safely change OS name in grub boot menu?

I have a system where I am dual-booting Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 and Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, however after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, I have found that in the GRUB boot entry list it is called "Ubuntu", ...
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Grub black screen on external hdd

I have a HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with HD Radeon and with W7 preinstalled in a internal hdd. I try to install ubuntu in a external hdd, but the Grub don't load, only appear a black screen and i only ...
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Can't use Ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my machine but unfortunately I can't use it ! At first, I had this famous error : error: line '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found I looked on the Internet and I found ...
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Dual booting (Ubuntu over Windows) directly to Windows 10

Problem Case: Dual booting with Ubuntu (efi/gpt scheme) over Windows (efi/gpt scheme) and My HP pavilion is booting directly to Windows 10. Details: Previously installed Windows 10 with UEFI, fast ...
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How to reinstall grub by ubuntu 14.04 live CD?

How to reinstall grub by ubuntu 14.04 live CD? Could you show me the installed steps? Thanks. Regards, David
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dual boot system can't boot from usb

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 8.1 both installed on my PC and I want to boot from a USB just to check something, but GRUB does not give me any option to do so. The USB is bootable (I checked it with ...
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How to install grub Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Windows8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 but when boot up its only take Ubuntu not take Windows. I also try this sudo apt-get install grub. Its not take.
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Making grub read from a GPIO pin, AMD processor [on hold]

I'm trying to find out how to read a gpio pin of my AMD processor, whether I can use memrw or iorw modules. If so I'm wondering how do I do that? would it be some scripting on grub.cfg or something ...
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grub doesnot show windows 10

Whenever I boot into system, Linux directly boots. On pressing shift, grub shows only Linux, not windows. Here are results of fdisk and update-grub. I think I have installed Linux the wrong way. plz ...
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ubuntu installation using preseed

I'm trying to do the unattended ubuntu installation using preseed.cfg. I am following the instruction as in ...
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Black screen of death after grub

I have an hp laptop with an intel chipset. I have been using Ubuntu 15.10 and it has been working great. One day i ran an update but now when i boot the machine the screen is completely black. I get ...
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How should I edit “setparams”? [closed]

I am trying to install Fedora into a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 Ultrabook. So apparently I need to add a line "intel_pstate=no_hwp" to the grub boot parameters. Of course this is an Ubuntu forum but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 only boots with USB stick

My Ubuntu screen turns black after boot up, unless I insert the "live" USB in the PC before booting up. I have tried different distros, USB sticks and computers and they all have the same issue. Do ...
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Grub Installation failed into target

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows 10 having created partitions for swap area and root. But when I am installing ubuntu it keeps saying "failed to install grub-efi-amd64-signed" into target. I ...
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Error: Unknown Filesystem [closed]

I have installed ubuntu and windows, but yesterday I merged partition on windows. So now it has noticed this problem: “error: unknown filesystem”. When I start my PC I write this code: set ...
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Windows appears to be booting from recovery partition, but everything is fine?

This is not a problem, but rather a mystery. I am dual-booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.4. Grub is clearly pointing to a windows boot loader on my recovery partition. It says something like ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu 15.10 from Samsung 950 Pro PCIe NVME SSD

I just installed desktop 15.10 but met the same problem described here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2309056 ubuntu is installed on /dev/nvme0n1p2 ~ /dev/nvme0n1p5, which is not recognized ...
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Grub Error when trying to boot into windows

When i try to boot into windows boot loader from grub, it gives me an error that it can't run the boot loader. Windows works fine however if i run it from windows boot loader. From the windows boot ...
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GRUB2 Background image - random

I have successfully changed the GRUB2 background image in my 14.04 installation. I change the pictures statically based on the season. Can the background image be randomised programatically ? This ...
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GRUB shows Windows recovery instead of normal Windows

I just installed win10 + ubuntu on my Lenovo laptop. Windows is installed on SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. sda1 is win recovery and sda2 is windows 10. Ubuntu is installed on sdb. Bootloader was ...
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Windows Ubuntu dual boot - Windows boot problem after updates

My Windows - Ubuntu dual boot system was working perfect for up to 6 months. After Windows updates, Windows can't boot. I have tried several things but nothing seems to work. You can find a Boot ...
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“Noise screen” when booting Ubuntu (after repairing GRUB)

First I only had Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Then I installed Windows7 on a second partition which destroyed GRUB so I could only boot into Windows. Then I used this guide in order to get the GRUB back. ...
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Grub Menu doesn't show up at boot

I've installed Linux Mint alongside Windows 8.1 but the grub menu where i could choose the os i'd want to boot to is not showing up. My pc boots directly into windows 8. How can I fix that?
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Error while installing GRUB during Ubuntu 15.10 installation

I tried to install Ubuntu 15.10 with dual boot but its stuck on third step "Preparing to install Ubuntu". Then I delete all other partition in the hard-disk and use whole disk to install Ubuntu that ...
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Colored horizontal lines when booting from GRUB

I have an annoying problem when I boot to windows from GRUB boot menu, I got always colored lines that disappear in seconds. I also tried to change my linux distro 3 times but I always get the same ...
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Bitlocker-encrypted Windows and LUKS-encypted Xubuntu in Dual Boot

Company policies instruct me to use a Bitlocker encrypted Windows 10 (No turning off Secure Boot), but I also use Linux, which has to be LUKS encrypted. Now I need to set this system up for Dual-Boot ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 gnome edition won`t boot - error symbol 'grub_efi_secure_boot' not found

I have a problem with my ubuntu 15.10 gnome edition. If a link with pastebin from boot repair disk is all that's needed to come up with a fix, i won`t steal your time: Most recent pastebin: ...
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How to force HP Laptop boot into GRUB (in a easy way)

I always have to press F9 to change boot order when startup in my HP Pavillion. I have dual boot Ubuntu 15.10/Windows 10. I'm using Ultrabook HP Pavilion Touch 14-n070br (ENERGY STAR)
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Logitech Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work with GRUB2 on boot [duplicate]

I can't use my keyboard with GRUB2 when I reboot? Is there a fix for this?
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How do I install Ubuntu to a USB drive WITHOUT touching my hard drive boot

Ok, before you say this is a duplicate, please let me explain and then point me to the duplicate answer and I will delete this post. I have searched a bit but I have found no definitive answer or way ...
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Recovered Ubuntu GRUB ERROR caused by Windows 7 - 10 upgrading , but SWAP partition still missing

I think many people have been experiencing the GRUB RESCUE when their dual-boot PCs tried to upgrade Windows 7 to 10. For my case, I think the root cause is that I didn't make extended partitions. ...
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Can not dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10 on uefi machine acer aspire v3-371

I own a acer aspire v3-371 with a fresh installed windows 10 version. In the bios settings I enabled the uefi mode with the secure boot disabled. In windows I disabled the hibernate and fast boot ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 crypt disk not booting to desktop after successful login

Hello i started with usb install 14-.04 lts and full disk was before that with windows 7/ upgradingto 15.10 reboot and ask for sda5crypt and drops to busy box bin.sh shell . i have GNU grub 2.2 ...
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No option to boot to Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (I think uefi)

I apologize if this is answered elsewhere, but I've tried all the answered questions I could find and googled for a couple hours. I feel like I'm missing something simple. I have an ASUS laptop ...
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Installed BURG but GRUB still shows up

I used these command sudo burg-install "(hd0)" sudo burg-install /dev/sda inclued Install to MBR from Grub Customizer with BURG but BURG doesnt show up !!