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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Deleted Fedora partition, can't boot into Ubuntu

I have installed Windows 7, Windows 10 TP, Fedora and Ubuntu in my computer. I have logged into Windows 7 and deleted the Fedora partition and since then I can't boot into any OS. I am struck at grub ...
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Installing Ubuntu after failed installation with flash drive (no disk drive)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (version does not matter to me) alongside my Windows Vista Operating System. My laptop does NOT have a disk drive, so I have to use the bootable flash drive option. ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS on ASUS UX303LN [duplicate]

i'm trying to install ubuntu on my laptop asus UX303LN in dual boot mode, but i got some problem. my configuration : GPU : GT840m, Hd 4400 CPU : i5 - 4210u HDD : 500GB SecureBoot : Disabled CSM : ...
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Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
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GRUB won't start with USB storage attached

If I start my system with a USB HDD or Flash Drive (thumb stick) attached, GRUB fails to load. Particularly, it just hangs with a blank screen. Normally I would disconnect the drive and reboot, and it ...
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Operating system not found after hard shutdown

I've been using Ubuntu on my hard drive for a long time and this is the first time I've gotten this problem. My laptop doesn't detect my hard drive after a couple of accidental hard shutdowns and on ...
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Can't dual boot ubuntu with windows 8.1 on ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula

I have a desktop with following specs: Asus ROG Maximus VII Formula motherboard Intel i7 4790k processor Nvidia GTX 970 graphics 3TB WD Hdd I am not able to install ubuntu 15.04 with windows 8.1 ...
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No native resolution available on grub/915resolution on Grub-efi

When I had grub-pc on MBR legacy bios mode (a long time ago), the screen resolution was the native one on my laptop (1366x768 on the ThinkPad x220). However, now I'm using EFI, and videoinfo shows ...
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Ubuntu will not boot on Chromebook C720

I've recently installed Linux on my Chromebook, and it’s turning out to be a complete nightmare. It’s a Chromebook C720. My first problem is that Ubuntu will not boot. Whenever I enter the user name ...
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How do I enable the GRUB splash screen in Xubuntu 12.10?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 running fine on a Thinkpad T60. Grub2 is installed as the boot manager and the GRUB....LINUX_DEFAULT is set as "quiet splash". Therefore, Grub should display its splash image ...
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how to get windows back on grub menu [duplicate]

I had wubi installed on my pc with Windows 7 and recently I removed wubi and the partition I had my wubi installed (I removed wubi because I had installed Ubuntu on a separate partition as a dual ...
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Ubuntu server error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue>

Hi i installed the latest Ubuntu server 14.04 and rebooted a few times perfectly and now when i last reboot it, i get the following error: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Grub 2.0

I know this question may have been asked hundreds of times before but there doesn't seem to be one answer to how to solve it. I upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 13.10 and my computer was low on ...
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Grub-customizer does not change the appearence of grub

I am trying to get Grub to look nice. But, for some reason the changes do not apply. I tried background images, (custom ones and the ones from grub2-splashimages), color changing (all the options), ...
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Moving to an SSD

I'm moving from a 1tb HDD to a 500gb SSD. On the HDD I have a 600gb partition for Windows and a 400gb partition for Ubuntu. On the SSD I have a 150gb partition for Windows, and a 350gb partition for ...
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Boot-repair inform-problem with Grub2

After the last actualization for Ubuntu 12.04, the day after I turned on my computer and had no Grub. Then I used Boot-repair from How to Geek and Guía Ubuntu too, but when it should finish show this: ...
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Screen magnified from start

From a couple of days my pc screen right from the start i.e grub loader to the ubuntu 15.04 has been enlarged around 50% more than normal. I checked memory test and nothing wrong showed up. What can ...
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Install Ubuntu with two drives and UEFI [duplicate]

I have a very specific question about my installation atempt of ubuntu. The situation: 256GB SSD with Windows 7 64bit installed on it 1TB HDD with a 700 GB nfts partition used for music and other ...
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When I turn on my Computer, get Grub> in Promt

After installing the last update for Ubuntu 12.04 when I turned on my Computer on the next time, I had no Grub with black screen. I used Boot-repair but didn't worked. So I used it again and before it ...
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Need Help, Cannot recover my Linux Partition

I had Dual Boot (Ubuntu/Windows7), installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS after windows 7 with the option in ubuntu's installation "Install Ubuntu alongside windows 7". after 2 years of usage and less disk space ...
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RAID1 Array Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 New Disk Fails to Boot

I have RAID1 set up with two 120GB SSDs. I removed one of the drives and inserted another 120GB SSD with an identical partition layout to test the RAID rebuilding and the RAID rebuilt successfully. ...
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Graphics screen instead of GRUB 1.98 for dual boot Ubuntu/Windows

I want to have some graphics instead of a regular GRUB screen when selecting which operating system to boot. I know about grub_customizer, but it doesn't really do what I need, it's pretty limited in ...
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Grub rescue, No access to BIOS and all linux partions have been deleted

I think I screwed up my computer. I used to have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu (not sure which version) and Ubuntu wasn't working so I decided to delete Ubuntu and have a crack at Mint. So in ...
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I want the Grub menu to not show up, but some chages don't seem to affect anything

I currently have this file setup in the /etc/default/grub loader: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found

error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> What can I do? I just sit and stare at it. I found my old netbook (Dell Inspiron 1010) which I have not used for about four years. ...
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Can't set uefi boot order. Faulty firmware? [duplicate]

I am trying to change boot order on my UEFI GPT system (because of preinstalled Windows 8.1) on my HP Envy 15. Successfully installed ubuntu alongside windows. Boot-repair said it successfully did ...
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Help: need to install every thing including boot loader in another drive

I have an old laptop whose C and D drive have lots of bad sectors but none in other drives. I have been keeping an eye on bad sectors and they are not increasing. I installed Ubuntu in E drive but ...
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GNU GRUB black screen on boot [not a duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
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Correct Way to update BIOS in dual boot machine

i would like to update my current BIOS version because my laptop is running rather hot in idle. I have a DELL Inspiron 5547, single HDD, with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 installed (dual boot). I went ...
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Update-manager uninstalled GRUB - how to get back to Ubuntu?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and always update regularly (nearly every day). Today on July 8, the Ubuntu update behaved differently than usual. It said "Not all updates can be installed" and suggested a ...
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Can't chose Win7 on startup

this morning I had some issues with GRUB so I used this tool boot repair, and after a fresh install of GRUB, I can no longer chose Win7 on startup, I only can chose ubuntu. Win7 is on my first HD ...
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Gave up waiting for root device 14.04

There are a lot of answers and tutorials how to fix this but I was not able to apply any of the solutions in my case. Here is my situation: I have perfectly working Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 will not boot after USB installation

After many many attempts and reading multiple posts about this same issue I have still not solved it. After installation of Ubuntu Server via USB I am met with "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or ...
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Dual boot using Windows boot manager does not work

I am very new to Ubuntu and want to install it on a new partition besides Windows. I've followed the steps in this tutorial: ...
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No GUI install Grub Customizer 14.04

Don't see Grub Customizer in system tools and can't start using gksudo Terminal command line paste: user@LC2530Sb:~/Desktop$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer [sudo] ...
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Moving grub from one disk to another

I have 13.04 installed on my hard drive in my laptop, I now also have 13.10 on an SSD in the same machine. At the moment to boot 13.10 I have to set in bios to boot my hard drive (which is not the ...
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Burg + UEFI + Win 8 multiboot

Intro: After some trail and error I've managed to install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Win 8 preinstalled Lenovo Ideapad Y500. So far I've had two problems: Grub detected the windows 8 install as a ...
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ubuntu installation [closed]

I began this morning running (K)ubuntu 14.10 about a week ago I purchased a magazine which came with a sealed DVD. Said DVD claimed to install (K)ubuntu 15.04 I followed the directions and even ...
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Ubuntu update broke bootloader

Today my Ubuntu installation asked for a partial update. I saw that it tried to update grub2, and delete one old component, but that didn't seem to be too troublesome. Anyway, after the update ...
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UEFI settings do not persist across reboot

Happy to post more details if necessary/useful. I've tried obvious things (boot-repair etc.). Summary By default, the only way I can currently boot my machine is by inserting the Ubuntu (14.04) ...
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Windows 10 Technical Preview not in GRUB

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04 a while ago. Then I followed guides like this one on how to install windows after Ubuntu and I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview after Ubuntu. Then I booted up from a ...
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Getting GRUB to cooperate with a disk image transfer

I have been using Ubuntu for about a year now, sharing a partitioned hard drive with Windows. Due to the fact I needed more space on my Windows partition, I got rid of Ubuntu and reinstalled it on a ...
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file error /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod trying to repair boot, live dvd install probleml

I have seen that there are a lot of threads about this problem. I had Windows 8 installed on my series 3 samsung i5 computer and I tried to install ubuntu 13.04. This is what I did: Because of the ...
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Mount the EFI volume on a Sony VIAO Tap 20 running Windows 8.1

First time installer of Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu as dual-boot system onto a Sony VIAO Tap 20 running Windows 8.1. When the computer reboots, GRUB2 does not appear: the computer launches ...
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Boot repair doesn't help me. What I should do?

This is the link gived to me by Boot-Repair: http://paste.ubuntu.com/11835577/ I can't enter to my ubuntu, When I try it it puts this: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. These is my ...
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Grub does not install, setting up dualboot 14.04 with Windows 8.1

I have a Dell Inspiron 15, 1Tb HDD and 8Gb SSD, with pre-installed Windows 8.1. I have been trying for an embarrassing amount of time to set up dualboot with Ubuntu 14.04. I have gone through these ...
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Not able to make Windows as a default OS in GRUB2

This is how my grub.cfg looks like: 1 # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update 2 # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. 3 # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: 4 ...
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Separating dual booting systems from one hard disk to different hard disks

Due to my recent hardware upgrade I'm planning to separate the two dual booting operating systems that I have (Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7), onto two different hard disks from the partitions on which ...
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Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot: grub does not appear

First time installing Ubuntu. I have followed the instructions here, with the difference that: I had already used Windows to create 3 partitions for Ubuntu. This line in step 7 did not work: sudo ...
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No boot option after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 4736z with Live CD

I am facing a problem. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Live CD, at the reboot there is no boot option to choose the OS. I directly get logged into my Windows 7. Before that i was having an ...