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 not loading for dual boot

I'm running a dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Spectre X360. Everything worked fine until I updated Ubuntu and it asked me to restart the system. After the restart GRUB wouldn't show ...
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Run fsck from grub [duplicate]

My just after installing some software. It takes about 5 minutes to load and then goes into initramfs. I think it's an inconsistency in my super block. I have access to initramfs and grub and nothing ...
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grub-install error after update

Yesterday I did an apt-get update on my machine: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty During the ...
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UEFI boot not working afte succesful install - Ubuntu 15.10

I am not able to UEFI boot a computer after a successful USB install of Ubuntu 15.10. I prepared the bootable USB with the newest version of Rufus, using GPT for UEFI mode. After a successful OS ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10 in EFI mode on two harddrives

I have just bought a new computer with two hard drives and it came with Windows 10 pre-installed. I decided to install Kubuntu on the second hard drive. The weird thing that struck me from the ...
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Repair grub2 after upgrading windows 8.1 to 10 (odd situation)

I know this is a common issue, but I think I'm facing a different situation in my notebook. It came with windows 8.1, I used a ubuntu 14.04 disk to install it. It worked for months this way: With bios ...
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Dual Booting Issues

I just finished dual booting my computer (here's the specs) with Ubuntu 15.10. I keep running into an issue where I will select Ubuntu and Windows 10 from Grub and then a few different things can ...
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Ubuntu UEFI installed next to win10 goes black screen after grub- caused by motherboard change

As in question topic, I have problem that my kubuntu 15.10 goes black screen after grub. Firstly It is just black screen, but after some time monitors turn off, And everything I can do is to press ...
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Windows on SSD, Ubuntu on HDD

In my system (MSI GS60) I have 2 SSD (on a Raid0) for Windows, and an HDD where I want to create a partition to install Ubuntu. I have been reading about the optimizations you need to do to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 dual boot not working

I have a system with 4 hard drives. It is configured like this: /dev/sda - windows system, default partitions /dev/sdb - storage, ntfs /dev/sdc - storage, ext4 /dev/sdd - ubuntu system It is a ...
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Live USB wifi problem

I am using an HP laptop with Windows 10. I just created a 14.04 LTS live USB and booted in nicely. I was able to connect to my SKY broadband WIFI without any problems. The installation also went ahead ...
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Ubuntu install grub

I have dell 5558 laptop with windows 8.1 pre-installed. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows, so I downloaded the iso image. I then formatted my pendrive then using universal USB Installer ...
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Accidently did sudo mv /*

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop running Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 8.1 on dual boot. I was moving some files in the terminal when i did sudo mv /* to an external SD card. I immediately realized that ...
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Dual-boot boot menu does not show up after installing Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 with UEFI. To install Ubuntu, I chose the option alongside windows 10 or something similar to this. Then I created a new partition for Ubuntu and ...
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problems with booting Ubuntu 14.04 after fresh installation

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my PC (the 64-bit version), on which I had Ubuntu 12.04 before that, and I have problems with booting. The installation was just fine, I chose to encrypt ...
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Can't boot from USB after bundled install

On a carbon X1, I attempted to install 15.10 via usb boot disk. The install progressed until it came to a solid purple screen. On reboot, I now see this Not panicing myself (pun intended), it ...
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Can't open boot menu after installing mainlline kernel

Because of crash bugs I experienced on my Dell Inspiron, i've downloaded and installed a mainline kernel (this one), and the process run smoothly and without any errors. Following these instructions, ...
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How to detect VirtualBox from Grub?

I have a system with two partitions on the hard drive, one has Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed and the other has Ubuntu 15.10. I can't boot directly into 15.10 because of this bug, so I want to boot into ...
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Unable to boot in windows 7 after restoring the system using cloned hard disk to restore the system

I have a dual boot configuration Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7. As a back up measure I had created a cloned hard disk of my system hard disk using dd command. Recently I had used the hard disk to ...
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login loop on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently purchased a new (2015) Toshiba Satellite S50-C, wiped Windows 10, and have been attempting to install Ubuntu for several days. Details on the machine: Intel Core i7-6500U Processor (4M ...
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upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 caused a failure to boot

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 for months just fine. Today I attempted to upgrade to 15.04 but during the installation the system would lock the screen while I was waiting, so I continued to unlock my ...
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Grub works but ubuntu wont start. [0.820741] ACPI PCC probe failed

So Im first time user, dual booting w/W7. installation went good with updates and everything then it needed to restart to finish installation. when it did no grub, no logo appeared jut the purple ...
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How to access command line in recovery mode? Ubuntu 14.04

I messed up my xorg file, and that sent my laptop to recovery mode. My friend helped out a bit, but wasn't able to finish the job before he left. He instructed me to go to dkpg to repair broken ...
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Recovering /dev/sda1

a little bit of storyline: I created encrypted partition and install Ubuntu there(/dev/sda5). Also installation created /dev/sda1 as a grub parition(I think that), but there is only 255MB. Someday ...
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Grub disappear on Lenovo E531

Hi and Happy New Year. I have the following problem. My Lenovo E531 have dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, that grub just disappear. I install Ubuntu normally and use it normally. ...
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Black screens installing 15.10

I'm having some huge problems installing ubuntu 15.10. Here's the story: 1) I used to have 14.04 on my PC and everything was working very happily. However, yesterday, I got a window proposing me to ...
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Problems setting boot order in new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I am currently trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 on an (almost new) Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop pre-installed with Windows 10. I have been primarily following the tutorial from here. I created ...
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Is there something I'm doing wrong in the installation? Ubuntu does not appear, neither does GRUB, but they are all installed

I have Windows 10 installed, and because I want to build Android, I require a Linux distro. Ubuntu came to mind. I made 50GB worth of unallocated space on my HD. Then, I used Universal USB Creator on ...
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access old ubuntu data after Win7 recovery

I am not able to access my Ubuntu due to run recovery of window7 Please let me know how can I get my data with Ubuntu. Let me clear complete scenario. I have Windows 7 in C: drive and Ubuntu 12 on ...
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how to repair boot record using testdisk after windows 10 upgrade in Ubuntu dual boot

I have tried to upgrade my windows from 7 sp 1 to 10 using the MediaCreationTool.exe as suggest in this page - howtogeek. It did not work as suggested and part way through the upgrade I was faced with ...
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How to uninstall OS from dual boot system?

I have HDDs with different configurations of Windows and Ubuntu versions: Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 8 Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 ... I would like to uninstall Windows ...
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Ubuntu server reset password from grub

This is strange. I just used an old laptop with broken keyboard and installed there a ubuntu server 14.04.3 iso Since the keyboard is broken the password is not working, for the strangest reason some ...
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How do I get the touchpad working on an ASUS N551V?

I have ASUS N551V with fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.3 and my touchpad is not working. I tried a few solutions from Internet, but no success. For example, several solutions I have tried: editing ...
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Dual Booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop is Only Booting in Ubuntu

Hello Guys My Name is Pulkit Shrinet I am Not expert in Ubuntu so i can't figure out this problem my self so basically what happen is I have widows 7 and Ubuntu dual booted One day i decided to ...
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AHCI mode in Macbook Pro

I installed ubuntu 15.10 in a macbook pro 2010 using this guide and I'm stuck at the SSD part. I have a ADATA 128 GB SSD SP600 and wanted to make it boot with AHCI. Im particularly confused in this ...
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Boot from USB: BIOS proceed to Grub 2

Using Grub 2 back in the days, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual-boot way with my existing Windows 7 installation. However, I wish to reformat my drive completely and install only Ubuntu on it - ...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...
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Need help RAID + UEFI + boot crash

I have a server in RAID 1 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Because of UEFI I could not install boot in raid so I left the boot on one of the hard drive. The problem I have is that the HDD drive where the ...
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Dell inspiron 5558 UEFI dual boot problems

This is my second question here so again please forgive if I ask the obvious or duplicate a question. I know that there is a lot of threads on this topic but I seriously do not know which applies to ...
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Possible to make new bootable USB while using a trial Ubuntu USB?

My Ubuntu system isn't working - I don't get past the splash screen and have tried boot repair (several times), fixing broken packages, recovery mode and so on, to no avail. The filesystem seemd to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes with blackground splash immage on shutdown

It is very much like this: link I have tried to change grub options with no avail. blacklisting drivers didn't help too. Situation: whenever I shutdown or restart, all the menus would disappear and ...
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How can I begin to track down this Wi-Fi problem?

This is not your run-of-the-mill "what's wrong with my Wi-Fi" question, I'll guarantee you that... I inherited a Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 and have been trying to get Windows 10 off of it and ...
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Unable to boot into Ubuntu 15.10/Windows 10

I have been running Ubuntu 15.10 on my PC alongside windows 10 for about a month now. I am not a complete beginner but my knowledge is very limited. For the past 3 days I am unable to boot into Ubuntu ...
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I installed Ubuntu along with my windows10 and WANT TO REMOVE UBUNTU [duplicate]

How do I uninstall Ubuntu as well as its Boot manager, in my Lenovo computer. I don’t have Windows Recovery Disc since Lenovo have their own "One Key recovery"? Just now,I created a backup "ISO"file ...
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Gnu Grub 2.02 beta2-9ubuntu1.3

I installed my ubuntu 14.04 in pc alongside with win 10. Then I restart my pc and when i want to boot ubuntu, open me the window and there is: GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta2-9ubuntu1.3 Minimal ...
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Changing UUID with tune2fs gives “NOT A DIRECTORY” ERROR [closed]

I had a self-inflicted complete failure on my Ubuntu 15.10 partition (/dev/sda5). I had a complete backup using Systemback, which I installed successfully after booting to the LiveCD. As happens ...
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Executing grub-install

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot with Windows 8 in my HP pavilion laptop in UEFI mode but after some processing it shows an error executing grub-install /dev/sda failed. this is a fatal ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 does not boot on Intel NUC6i3 with Samsung 950 Pro PCIe NVME SSD

I tried to installed Ubuntu 15.10 on the NUC6i3 using a Samsung 950 Pro PCIe NVME SSD. Booting USB drive in UEFI mode was possible and the system runs ok. Installation itself also without problem. ...
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Ubuntu dual boot error black screen

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14 alongside windows 7 on my Dell latitude laptop. However all of a sudden Ubuntu will not boot, instead it boots to a black screen (Windows works fine). When I ...
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install for acer r3 131t Boot repair did not work

hello I did the instructions for efi booting and doing alongside windows. I have acer r3 131t 32gb model with 2gb ram I have a 64db sd card and installed there. it has windows 10 installed (not so ...