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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Boot Violation after altering GRUB

As the title states, I recently messed with GRUB when I was following this tutorial on making a Windows bootable USB. Unless I typed something else in poorly I believe this to be the issue. When I ...
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Error in installing boot-repair

It reports problems regarding some recurring loop. Help me out here please. sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair [sudo] password for parashuram: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 Black Screen w/ non blinking underscore

I have been using Oracle VM VirtualBox to access my Ubuntu Desktop for some time now. All of a sudden, when I load up my VM, I see a GRUB menu with options to load Ubuntu, Advanced options for ...
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Ubuntu software is not opening ubuntu 16.04

ubuntu software is not working ubuntu 16.04
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what is right way to partition drive for fresh Ubuntu install?

I am trying to install fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 LTS and when i use gparted to check how the disk is partitioned, i see that is the alert button on the partition containing grub During ...
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Windows does not load, installed in a separated HHD

I have a laptop with two hard disks: SSD with installed Ubuntu 16.04 in the standard disk slot HHD with installed Windows 10 in the optical drive slot When bot disks are present I can't boot ...
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EDIT WIFI NOT WORKING - hp pavillion x360 i5 ubuntu live usb black screen :'(

da question has beeen updated :) ok, so before y'all guys say "dis is dupelicate" me is in trouble!!!! let moi explain. i has HP Pavllion x360 13 inch with the 4/5th gen i5!!! Intel Graphics 5500. da ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04 can't get grub to boot

The upgrade went especially well [infinitely better and less problematic than 12.04 to 14.04 [which was a multi-WEEK hell]. However, after it completed and I rebooted...nothing! but a black terminal ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.10

Earlier If I try to boot into Ubuntu(14.10) that shows up at top of grub menu, screen was black (it's not that black screen with blinking cursor).So I used to boot with some other kernels in recovery ...
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Booting Ubuntu from 2nd Hard drive

I Just bought a Refurbished Dell precision M6600, Which has two 700GB 7200RPM Hard Drives. Windows is Installed on the first, Ubuntu on the second (Along with Swap Partition). Everytime I've done this ...
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Grub doesnt load after installing Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a LiveUSB, but after the installation is completed and i'm asked to restart, my computer just loads Windows 10 by default (With the manufacturer HP Logo) I tried ...
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How to reinstall GRUB bootloader for 14.04 after upgrading to Windows 10

What do I do to reinstall the GRUB boot-loader, since I heard the Windows boot-loader overwrites GRUB.
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Ubuntu 16.04 “booting in insecure mode” message even when turned off manually in BIOS

I just installed a nice fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on my Samsung Series 5 Laptop, and noted the new option in the install screens that required a password to disable secure mode booting - I unsuspectingly ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition now cannot get past Grub Rescue

I deleted my Ubuntu partition from Windows 7, and when I boot my computer it says: error: unknown file system Entering rescue mode... Grub rescue> Now I can enter commands. I googled a lot of ...
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Installing Ubuntu (clean install) does not seem to work

I downloaded the ISO file for Ubuntu and put it on a usb drive using Rufus. I completed the installation, and then it asked me to restart my computer. I did so, and it launched back up to the black ...
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Deleted Windows and data doesn't save when restarting

I am a newbie so I have no idea what to do :p I deleted windows when installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS from a usb and I clicked on format Hard drive and install ubuntu (or something like that). And ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 installs on /sdc but fails to boot

I am doing a clean install of Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on a machine with a single internal SSD. After completing the install, the system fails to boot and prints a single line fsck output, with the ...
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Reinstall grub to “/” (encrypted) possible? And to make it primary?

After many many years out of linux, I decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a spare HDD I had. My system has 3 HDDs: sata0 -> 3TB Chameleon Boot Loader / Mac OS X [sda] sata1 -> 3TB winloader / win7 ...
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Solved ! Grub Installation Failed Ubuntu 16.04 fresh Installation, Unable to Boot form USB

I was trying to fresh install Ubuntu 16.04 on DELL 3521, Previously i was using 15.04. System was getting slow so i wanted to install fresh, I deleted the /, /boot, /swap and recreated. There are ...
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Grub2 missing partitions. Fix?

I recently made a post because Grub wasn't finding the partition (Grub 2 - Change hard drive, how to point grub to right partition?). I assumed this was because I was trying to boot externally, via ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...