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 Rescue Without CD : Error

I deleted 2 partitions on my hard disk and now I am unable to boot my pc. I searched and found that it is possible to boot without a CD, but the method is not working for me because I can't find the ...
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How to reinstall grub

In my computer I had 2 partitions of Windows 7 (classical C: and D:), Ubuntu Gnome (that I standardly use when I need to code) and some old Fedora partitions that I don't use anymore and that I was ...
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How to fix/install GRUB?

I'm facing a problem of not being able to boot into Linux. I get the "grub-rescue" crash (as the one mentioned here. But my problem is really very different. I don't have to /boot directory on my ...
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Dual boot Install of Trusty Ubuntu on an HP with Windows 8 (64 bit) pre-installed (UEFI supported)

Yes, I have read, many times, "Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)," and I have read the "UEFI" piece with the subtitle "Installing Ubuntu Quickly and ...
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Why grub-reboot stays at the boot-once system?

I have two Linux systems installed on one machine. They share one /boot partition and are pretty much the same. From one system (A), I use grub-reboot to boot to the other system (B), or vice-versa. ...
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How to install GRUB2? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8 (dual-boot), and I want to set GRUB(2) to boot first. How do I do that? EDIT when trying boot-repair I got the following error: sudo apt-get update ...
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Stuck in GRUB Rescue Mode, all partitions -> “Unknown filesystem”

I somehow messed up my laptop... I have a dual boot machine with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. The Ubuntu OS has been installed a couple of days ago and I was encountering an annoying bug: when booting ...
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 w/ SSD in Raid 0 won't install bootloader (Asus UX301)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my brand new Asus UX301 to no avail no matter what I try. I am always not able to install the bootloader on any partition. This does not matter whether I boot ...
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Just installed ubuntu 14.04 but after restart it wont boot

I used a live USB to install Ubuntu 14.04 and completely erase windows 8.1, the installation went fine but when I restarted the computer Ubuntu wouldn't boot from my HDD, instead it came up with try ...
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Remove GRUB boot selecting after Windows is gone

I've been looking for this answer quite a while in the last few days, but all google and question searches here seem to retrieve are for removing grub and restoring Windows's bootloader after deleting ...
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What happens if Grub-pc package is not installed? The sustem could boot?

What happens if grub-pc package is not installed? The sustem could boot and reboot? I'm having some troubles with upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and when I executing apt-get upgrade command ...
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Need help booting into Windows

Needless to say I am fairly new to this. Here is the problem I have encountered. Was on Windows 7 and made a new partition for Ubuntu installation. After installing Ubuntu on the said partition I can ...
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Does a new Grub install modify cleanly the master boot record?

When you reinstall Grub through the installer, does it automatically edit whatever existing boot record is there so that there is nothing left dangling (code-wise)? Or, do you actually need to clean ...
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How do I boot into a uefi usb drive?

This is odd... I am currently trying to install windows 7 onto a usb install disk but nothing seems to work so far I have tried Unetbooten winUSB (Grub install failed: Does not look like efi ...
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winUSB install error

While trying to install windows 7 to a usb stick I get this error during (or after) the syncing stage of winUSB I can't post an image so here is a link http://imgur.com/dNquuee It looks like the ...
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When installing Grub to a windows 7 install USB I get this error

I followed everything correctly but when executing the last command I get this error grub-install: error: cannot find EFI directory. So far I have followed these steps Format your USB drive as ...
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How to save changes made in a live session to Hard Disk?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I am running live image as making an entry in grub as per the tutorial: http://www.tecmint.com/run-linux-live-images-from-hard-disk-in-linux. So is there any way to make the ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Windows will not load - Loops prepairing to repair windows) Asus ROG G750JW

I have windows 8 on my first drive which is 1 TB and Ubuntu on the secondary drive which is 500 GB. I attempted installing grub2 and updating. (See pictures below to see partitions) I followed this ...
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Ubuntu wont auto boot

just installed Ubuntu on my computer and it wont auto boot. It will boot Ubuntu if i make the bio load the boot screen and select Ubuntu but if i let it just run it just goes to a blank screen and ...
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Can't customize grub

A while ago my grub's background turned black. I'm not sure why. It kinda looks something like this: (except that it's grub 2 not this 1.98. whatever) I think this issue is related to installing ...
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Why do I have duplicate “ubuntu” entries in my boot loader menu?

When I enter my boot menu, I see two entries labeled "[ubuntu]" that load exactly the same operating system. The recovery entry is also missing. I ran Boot Info Script, which typically covers ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Vfs unable to mount root Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I know this question has been asked a lot of times in this forum but i didn't find any particularly suited to my situation yet (if there are feel free to redirect me to them). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Booting into current kernel disables networking, virtual keyboard

I have a PowerEdge 300 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. A couple of dist-upgrades ago, my SSH connection died partway through and I can no longer boot cleanly. If I boot in to the current kernel (3.13), I ...
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update-grub for /dev/sdx

I have two Hard-Drives (/dev/sda and /dev/sdb). When I do update-grub, it would consider either /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. Is there any way to do update-grub just for /dev/sda ? UPDATE I've tried : ...
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Burg bootloader Ubuntu 14.04

Hello I'm a relatively new ubuntu user and I'm having some trouble with the burg bootloader. The issue is that when I choose the ubuntu option it works 1/3 of the time without any trouble but ...
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Learning material for boot configuration [closed]

I really need a comprehensive, yet clearly explained reference regarding how all the boot configuration, structure and execution comes together in Linux and how it is compared to Windows and all the ...
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Unable to install ubuntu studio

Hi guys I wanted to know if I am doing something wrong I downloaded ubuntu studio 14.04 from the website and the download file is not corrupted I have verified it on vmware . I burnt the iso to ...
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“Errors were found while checking the disk for /” , no /tmp mounting error

I've been recently experiencing following error during every time I boot into ubuntu: Errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. However everything seems to work file once I choose ...
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14.04 random hanging on boot

I've already googled a lot and probably know what's wrong but don't know how to fix it. Fresh install of Trusty Tahr LTS i386 on a new netbook with an Intel N2820 Bay Trail graphics. Average 4 of 5 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 overwrote GRUB [duplicate]

I was dual-booting with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. While installing Ubuntu 14.04, I chose the option to overwrite my previous Ubuntu installation. However, now my PC boots straight to Ubuntu, without ...
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Error occurred while mounting /boot

I wanted to remove Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 from my laptop and just create one partition for Ubuntu 14.04, but this seems to be more difficult then I thought it would be. Installation seems to go ...
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Grub not working after Windows 8.1 update on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I do understand that this is a common problem, and I have read few of the threads. Here is synopsis of my problem. Logged on to window 8.1, windows installed updates and now grub2 doesn't work ...
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error when booting [duplicate]

Recently my laptop has been unable to boot, I have been having hard drive problems over three past few weeks but I would like to know if I need a new hard drive or not. When booting I get, Error: ...
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Installed more ram /boot/efi not found… How to fix?

So, I just installed more RAM. Now I can't boot (properly) into xubuntu. When booting I'm greeted with something along the lines of "Failed to load /boot/efi, press S to continue or press M to ...
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Problems uninstalling Ubuntu/Grub on a Windows 8 Laptop

I have tried to uninstall Ubuntu on my dual-booted Windows 8 laptop and seem to be having issues with removing the GRUB startup thing. When it starts up, the GRUB "menu" just says, "GNU GRUB version ...
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ubuntu won't load up after an upgrade from 12.4 LTS to 13.10

I used the system updater recommended by the system it self. It finished up downloading and installing all the files and ask for a restart. I did a restart into grub and selected ubuntu, the ubuntu ...
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How to exit from the boot menu?

I accidentally pressed some keys and have landed in this menu, ISOLINUX 3.82 Debian-2009 l Could not find kernel image : linux boot: Im using a Asus eeepc 2g surf.There is a grub error in the ...
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Unable to boot Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

I've tried reading around, but I haven't been able to find any solution that works for me. http://paste.ubuntu.com/7740463/
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Install Grub on USB drive / Vaio Pro 13

I'm somewhat inexperienced with Linux. I'm having quite a hard time booting Ubuntu 14.04 along side Windows on my Vaio Pro 13. I've tried using every method I've found on forums but no matter what, I ...
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OS-prober is taking a really long time

Any time I update my GRUB configuration or install a kernel update that has the update manager update my grub configuration, the os-prober part of the configuration hangs for sometimes 10-20 minutes. ...
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Switch between Ubuntu and Windows in every restart to boot

Is it possible with/without edit Ubuntu Grub boot file or any way that select another OS to boot from it in every restart? I mean when I boot from Ubuntu/Windows for first time and I restart ...
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HP ProBook 4740s - Win8 OEM + Ubuntu 14.04

Is it even possible to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Win8 OEM on this laptop? When I set UEFI hybrid and disable SafeBoot I'am able to boot from DVD with Ubuntu, and install, but I haven't found a ...
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Mac wireless keyboard doesn't work in GRUB 2

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I cant boot into Mac OSX anymore. I am using the standard wireless keyboard that all Apple computers come with and it doesnt work at all in the grub 2 menu ...
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Dual Booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I got the dual boot to work well for about 2 months, but am now getting an EFI error "Inability to find 'drivemap'" on the windows side. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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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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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) [duplicate]

When I upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04, I was greeted with this error. I have since booted into a live cd and ran bootinfoscript to see if I could determine what's wrong. But I'm not entirely sure what to ...
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Ubuntu GRUB issue

having a hard time with the grub, I pretty much tried everything, I also run the boot-repair and this is what I got back, can anyone please help me sort this out, our server is down and it's not ...
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Get a black screen after GRUB ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I have a sony vaio vpcca15fg laptop. I was trying to install AMD Catalyst manager on Ubuntu because I was getting major overheating issues on ubuntu as it was turning on both my graphic cards to the ...
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Need help with Dual boot Win 8.1 & Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Envy j112 tx Notebook [duplicate]

I bought a new HP notebook with pre-installed Win 8.1. I am trying to dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04. I have followed the usual steps, and installed Ubuntu on my system. However, when I boot the ...
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Clarification on sharing NTFS and installing GRUB2 with Windows 8.1

I have a small amount of experience with installing Ubuntu (i.e. dual-booting on a Macbook and replacing Vista on an old HDD), but I am now planning on dual-booting my Asus laptop (currently running ...