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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Dual Boot: Directly booting to Xubuntu without giving me option to boot Ubuntu MATE

I first installed Xubuntu in my laptop. I then installed Ubuntu MATE choosing the option 'Something else' in the installer to create manual partitions. I created a 60GB space for / and 30GB space for ...
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GRUB boot loader(Ubuntu) not working after updating

I have a system with ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64 installed. It has stopped booting up after updating. As I power on it, screen glows for 1 sec and it shuts down. I have tried to open GRUB boot loader ...
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unable to boot into windows 10 after ubuntu installation

i have windows 10 loader option in my boot menu but still if i select it the screen just goes blank for 2 seconds and returns to boot menu whereas if i select ubuntu it loads perfectly.... here is my ...
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Grub fails “could not find ..” when restarting

I recently installed windows 10 (/dev/sda1)and Ubuntu 16.04 (/dev/sdc1). I set my boot bios to boot from ubuntu and grub recognizances ubuntu and windows fine. The problem is when I restart from ...
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GRUB shows kernels from previous ubuntu version

I have just updated Ubuntu to 16.04 version and when I boot, grub shows the kernels from the previous Ubuntu version. How can I delete them? (not only in the grub list but to actually free that space ...
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Error-2 : End kernel Panic while booting

After running sudo apt-get -f install command at terminal and downloaded about 351 MB of fixes, I restarted Ubuntu 16.04 OS but after selecting "Ubuntu" From Windows Boot Menu (Default OS : Windows ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Stopped working. GNU Grub comes up instead

I was following along with an online course to learn about setting up a Ubuntu Desktop environment via Virtualbox on a Windows 7 machine. Everything was workiing fine, including getting ruby and rails ...
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Boot Option : ACPI=off

acpi=off is the only way to USB Live Ubuntu/Lubuntu, which eventually shows up only 1 processor (for i7 6700HQ), no power option, no brightness control etc. There are couple of people suffering from ...
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How to dual boot on Windows 10?

Okay,I know this question had been asked.I've tried all everything but still I can't install. I am using Asus GL552JX with uefi.I disabled secure boot and run usb in legacy mode.It is using MBR table ...
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Ubuntu on my tablet fails to boot

This is a challenge. I have a Dell Venue 5050 Pro tablet. I'm use to bios, so trying to get this on my system was fun being a uefi. It has a 64x processor, yet a 32bit uefi menu. I followed this page ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Grub Rescue Mode

Hi I am using dual boot with windows & Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a File server sharing the files with Windows Box using Samba. Now I want to know due to suddenly power failure the Ubuntu unable to ...
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Ubuntu logo at bootup dissapears while dots move

Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my PC. Im very happy with it, works like a charm(except that bug where newly installed apps don't show up in dash, but its being worked on). After ...
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PC stuck on motherboard splash screen after Ubuntu 16.04 install

I have a custom PC with the following specs: intel 4570 Gigabyte ga-z87-hd3 motherboard 4x4gb (16gb) RAM intel 730 ssd gtx 760 evga platinum PSU I've been running several operating systems on my ...
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How do I get GRUB2 in a virtual machine to see my SD card?

I am running Ubuntu in VMware Player 12. I want to load an SD card that I have attached to the VM. How do I get it to appear in GRUB2's sights?
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Can not boot into my windows

I have two drives. One drive has windows 7 and the other has XP. I created an ubuntu live USB-stick with rufus to see if my computer can handle, because it is very old. Specs: Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 2 GB ...
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Can't boot with linux 4.4.0-22

I've just installed a fresh ubuntu 16.04 and run apt-get upgrade, which apparently resulted in linux 4.4.0-22 being installed. On reboot, after I select ubuntu from the menu (I have Windows installed ...
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Blacklisting a module only for specific kernel versions?

When I boot a 4.4.x kernel, I want to make sure that the buggy staging driver r8723au is blacklisted, in favor of the much-improved mainline rtl8xxxu. However, when I boot an older 4.2.x kernel, I'll ...
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Grub says GRUB GRUB GRUB GRUB

I recently uninstalled Ubuntu to install Ubuntu mate, but when I go to install Ubuntu mate nothing shows up besides GRUB GRUB GRUB GRUB. I was wondering if someone could help. Just to be specific I DO ...
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Grub breaks at each update

I have a really really weird boot issue and would like to share with you to see if some of you already encountered it. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my (not so recent) Asus eeePC 1215B. It's the ...
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GRUB must be reinstalled after each time I boot from a USB

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my laptop hard drive. I regularly have to boot from a live USB containing another Linux distro. It has to be done this way for security reasons, I cannot dual boot ...
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Couldn't install grub2 in ubuntu 14.04

i wanna set up multiple operating system on ubuntu, as a result, that turned out that maybe i need to install grub, yes i did it, but something's going wrong.:( i download the grub package and tar it ...
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My laptop won't boot with the latest version of the kernel

I have a Samsung Series 9 ultrabook and after installing the latest version of the Linux kernel I'm greeted with a blank screen after the Grub menu. However if I choose the kernel version 3.13.0.24 ...
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Virtualise Linux Bootable partition on MacBookPro

I have setup rEFInd to dual boot MacOSX and Linux. Now I want to be able to make 1. Linux guest virtual box VM on El Cap. But the Linux guest is actually the same Linux installed on a separate ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu - dual boot

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 10. After I completed the installation of Ubuntu and restarted, Windows boots as usual ... just as if Ubuntu wasn't installed at all. I've tried ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server, keyboard not working

Trying to install Ubuntu server on a new machine. Keyboard works in grub but stops working when I enter Ubuntu language select. Tried enabling legacy mode in BIOS, disabling usb 3.0, disabling usb ...
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How to bypass or stop the very long run times of grub2/os-prober?

Whenever I upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 and there is a kernel upgrade, the update process takes a very long time when running (os-prober) and also generates the grub configuration multiple times. And for ...
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How to restrict OS using specific memory locations in RAM?

I have 6 GB of RAM, my RAM has a block of memory corrupt( 1MB of size). When I tested it with memtest, it showed about a hundred thousand of errors in just a small part of it, starting from 5024.1 MB ...
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Grub, Windows Boot Manager, and BIOS

Hello I currently have a desktop with three hard drives. The first is a 120 GB SSD, second a 1 TB HDD, and third a 2 TB HDD. On my SDD I'm running Lubuntu, the 1 TB HDD has Windows 10, and the 2 TB ...
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Ubuntu goes to a black screen that says boot install

When trying to install Ubuntu it says (initramfs)mounting /dev/loop0 on //filesystem. squashfs faild Can not mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem.squashfs)on //filesystem. squashfs then a ...
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My ubuntu 16.04 is restarted when waked from suspend mode

I was reinstalling Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 after formatting my computer. A dual- boot. In Ubuntu 16.04 , when I try to resume from suspend mode, it reboots. I suffer from symptoms such as Windows ...
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Wanted to change Ubuntu to Windows, cant even boot

I recently decided that I would switch from my beloved Ubuntu,to windows. So, first of all I made my boot-able USB with Windows 8.1 on it,using uNETbootin. All things went well up to this point, and ...
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cannot recover windows8 after installing Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and since then I haven't been able to dualboot to Windows 8. I have tried boot-repair to create a file 30_windows, still nothing seems to work. The generated log after ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS can't change resolution on EEE PC 1000 HA

Hi everyone I'm having issues with the new Lubuntu 16.04 I freshly installed the new os and got stuck after boot with dev/sda6 xxxx/xxxx files xxxx/xxxx block, I have set nomodeset ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. When I restarted the system, it came up with a black screen. After searching around, I determined that the problem was with the lack of a proper ...
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Install grub on usb

I customized my system with squashfs, I deployed squashfs, vmlinuz, initrd on a usb device and I want to boot using grub, I installed grub on my usb but it didnt boot. how can I make a bootable usb?
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Why Grub does not Recognize Two USB sticks in 16.04?

I have two persistent live USB sticks made as described in the thread How to Make Persistent Live Ubuntu of 16.04? on the Computer. It just recognises one USB boot option. It seems to boot the smaller ...
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Will we ever be able to install Ubuntu on a Win10 tablet like we can on Desktop? [duplicate]

I've got a nice Win10 Tablet/Netbook, but I hate Win10. I tried Installing Ubuntu casually on it, but It couldnt boot from the installation media. I've found out that this has something to do with ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing - Attempted to kill init ! exit code 0x00007f00

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot with windows 8. Yesterday I was installing hadoop on my system and suddenly Ubuntu stopped working. So I have to power it off directly by pressing and holding ...
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Remove dual boot safely for bootloader (GRUB2)

I installed yesterday another linux (Antergos) beside my Xubuntu, and it didn't offer me what I wanted. Now I want to remove it, but I suspect it might generate a bootloader issue, as the bootloader ...
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Windows does not show in GRUB Customizer

I know this question has been asked several times, but none of the answers seem to be working in my case. I have win 10 and ubuntu. but there is no dual boot menu. GRUB does not show in the bootup. ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16 off an External Drive

I made an external drive that can dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16, along with being able to boot live ISOs. This will be attempted using both graphic interfaces and command lines. Objectives: ...
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Move Ubuntu 16.04 to a SSD from HDD occurring error, no ssd shown in grub menu

I was using an 1TB hdd with uefi boot window10(updated from 7) and ubuntu 16.04 on it.It worked fine.I first installed windows,and then parted 120gb free space for ubuntu,then I installed ubuntu just ...
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Grub Loader lost

I had to install windows 8 again. I already have Ubuntu installed. Now, Grub loader is not shown. I have tried to boot by usb with ubuntu. A menu shows up: -Try ubuntu without installing -install ...
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How is a recovery partition handled by Ubuntu and Grub2 during and after installation?

I have an Acer Aspire 5332 computer and I’m running Windows Vista. I plan to install Ubuntu 16.04 manually through 'Something Else'. I want to delete Windows during the install but preserve its ...
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Ubuntu system not booting from USB stick

I have installed two versions of Ubuntu on two hard drives in my Asus laptop, one running with Ubuntu 14.04 and the other with 15.10. Originally, both systems worked, however, today when booting up ...
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reserved bios boot area [closed]

I have a lenovo T410i, an old laptop that I use for university. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate. It will be my only OS on the machine. During the partition set up I get the error: The partition ...
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Error: unknown filesystem when Restarting

I am using a dual boot laptop with Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu Recently, I migrated my old HDD to a larger SSD and re-installed Ubuntu (16.04 32bit) Although the Grub 2 boot-loader works perfectly ...
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“/usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 10 not found”

I've launched a wrong command to change the grub on Kali linux 2016 and now I can't update the grub. The command I've launched is this: sudo sed -i "s/GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=.*/GRUB_CMDLINE_LI­ ...
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Convert UEFI to legacy on encrypted disk

I've installed Xubuntu 16.04 with ticking the box "encrypt whole system" (basically LUKS on an LVM) with UEFI boot loader. Now I would like to switch to legacy booting. How can I reconfigure (?) GRUB ...
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Is there a Boot-Repair for Ubuntu 15.04?

While trying to change my computer's default boot loader, I have run into the obstacle of having the message E: unable to locate package boot-repair. I learned that this could be because Boot-Repair ...