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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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 ...
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Grub Error when trying to boot into windows

When i try to boot into windows boot loader from grub, it gives me an error that it can't run the boot loader. Windows works fine however if i run it from windows boot loader. From the windows boot ...
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GRUB2 Background image - random

I have successfully changed the GRUB2 background image in my 14.04 installation. I change the pictures statically based on the season. Can the background image be randomised programatically ? This ...
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GRUB shows Windows recovery instead of normal Windows

I just installed win10 + ubuntu on my Lenovo laptop. Windows is installed on SSD and Ubuntu is installed on HDD. sda1 is win recovery and sda2 is windows 10. Ubuntu is installed on sdb. Bootloader was ...
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Windows Ubuntu dual boot - Windows boot problem after updates

My Windows - Ubuntu dual boot system was working perfect for up to 6 months. After Windows updates, Windows can't boot. I have tried several things but nothing seems to work. You can find a Boot ...
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“Noise screen” when booting Ubuntu (after repairing GRUB)

First I only had Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Then I installed Windows7 on a second partition which destroyed GRUB so I could only boot into Windows. Then I used this guide in order to get the GRUB back. ...
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Colored horizontal lines when booting from GRUB

I have an annoying problem when I boot to windows from GRUB boot menu, I got always colored lines that disappear in seconds. I also tried to change my linux distro 3 times but I always get the same ...
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Bitlocker-encrypted Windows and LUKS-encypted Xubuntu in Dual Boot

Company policies instruct me to use a Bitlocker encrypted Windows 10 (No turning off Secure Boot), but I also use Linux, which has to be LUKS encrypted. Now I need to set this system up for Dual-Boot ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 gnome edition won`t boot - error symbol 'grub_efi_secure_boot' not found

I have a problem with my ubuntu 15.10 gnome edition. If a link with pastebin from boot repair disk is all that's needed to come up with a fix, i won`t steal your time: Most recent pastebin: ...
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How to force HP Laptop boot into GRUB (in a easy way)

I always have to press F9 to change boot order when startup in my HP Pavillion. I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04/Windows 10. I'm using Ultrabook HP Pavilion Touch 14-n070br (ENERGY STAR)
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Logitech Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work with GRUB2 on boot [duplicate]

I can't use my keyboard with GRUB2 when I reboot? Is there a fix for this?
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How do I install Ubuntu to a USB drive WITHOUT touching my hard drive boot

Ok, before you say this is a duplicate, please let me explain and then point me to the duplicate answer and I will delete this post. I have searched a bit but I have found no definitive answer or way ...
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Recovered Ubuntu GRUB ERROR caused by Windows 7 - 10 upgrading , but SWAP partition still missing

I think many people have been experiencing the GRUB RESCUE when their dual-boot PCs tried to upgrade Windows 7 to 10. For my case, I think the root cause is that I didn't make extended partitions. ...
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Can not dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10 on uefi machine acer aspire v3-371

I own a acer aspire v3-371 with a fresh installed windows 10 version. In the bios settings I enabled the uefi mode with the secure boot disabled. In windows I disabled the hibernate and fast boot ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 crypt disk not booting to desktop after successful login

Hello i started with usb install 14-.04 lts and full disk was before that with windows 7/ upgradingto 15.10 reboot and ask for sda5crypt and drops to busy box bin.sh shell . i have GNU grub 2.2 ...
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No option to boot to Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (I think uefi)

I apologize if this is answered elsewhere, but I've tried all the answered questions I could find and googled for a couple hours. I feel like I'm missing something simple. I have an ASUS laptop ...
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Installed BURG but GRUB still shows up

I used these command sudo burg-install "(hd0)" sudo burg-install /dev/sda inclued Install to MBR from Grub Customizer with BURG but BURG doesnt show up !!
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Fatal error while dual boot (win10 + Ubuntu),error in installing grub

I recently bought a shiny new Dell inspiron 5559 and I want to dual boot it with Ubuntu for studying purposes. Its built-in OS is Windows 10 . I've made a separate 50GB partition just for Ubuntu and ...
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Dual Boot Failure

I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. Windows updated itself earlier, but I had several successful restarts and switching between the two.Just a bit ago, I restarted from Ubuntu with intent ...
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Ubuntu and VHD grub rescue error

this might be a bit complicated, but i hope someone can help me. -I have my work PC, It has Ubuntu 14 installed and Windows 7 -I created a VHD image of the Windows partition from within Windows 7 OS ...
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Ubuntu Persistence file on another partition not working

I have made two partitions on my USB flash drive : 1. Partition 1: fat32 (1.9 GB approx) 2. Partition 2: ntfs (hidden, type 17) (1.8 GB approx.) Partition 2 is marked as boot and grub is installed ...
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what sequence to follow, kernel deleted, grub maybe damaged, apt-get trouble, keybord language

At first I deleted some kernel good images then trying to fix it. then I made a mess with grub and so I deleted all them all the images versions, they were still usable by a grub on a pendrive. They ...
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Recover from crashed hard drive

I have a dual-boot system with Windows 10 and ubuntu. The hard drive failed but I did a backup in Windows 10 with a system image. When I got the new drive and recovered the system image, it put me in ...
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Grub - missing windows 8 recovery

In a dual boot ubuntu 14.04 / windows 8 (upgraded to Windows 10) laptop, there's no entry in the grub menu list for starting the windows 8 recovery procedure (installation files are in a partition). ...
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Why is Ubuntu14.04LTS running beta version of GRUB?

I wiped the data on my 2 hard drives of my rack server and did a fresh install of Ubuntu14.04 LTS minimal server and yet could not boot I get the below error Please see screenshot Why is Ubuntu ...
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Can't boot ubuntu directly. Should I reinstall it?

I've migrated from Windows after 15 years of unsatisfaction. Installed Ubuntu MATE 15.10 on an old notebook that used to run Windows 7. The instalation went ok and I've been using the computer for a ...
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GRUB not installed!

So I started installing ubuntu server on my MBR only usb through a cd. It was continuing nicely and as it started the process "Selecting and Installing Software". Soon My laptop immediately ...
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When booting my bios pops up i think? And it sais this a bunch of times

[ 158.926996] usb 2-6: Device not responding to set address. [ 159.131119] usb 2-6: Device not responding to set address. But I'm not booting off a usb device. Originally when I downloaded Ubuntu ...
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Will the Ubuntu installer automatically detect other versions of Linux?

I recently purchased a computer off a friend and decided to set it up as a work station at home. To that end, my supervisor and I spent the day getting Mageia (Red Hat distribution) installed along ...
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14.04 boots into black screen even after a fresh install

So, this started after I took out the hard drive (after turning it off, and unplugging the power source). It would just boot to a black screen. It would show the purple ubuntu screen, but no log in ...
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grub error when booting ubuntu

I have 2 hard drives on my server and i have previously installed CentOS on one of the hard drives(not sure which but i am guessing the second) I install fresh Ubuntu 14.04LTS on the first one i ...
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TTY goes blank after a couple seconds on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got an NVIDIA GPU and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hard drive. My problem is that Ubuntu is no longer booting up. When I boot to that hard drive, I get a blank screen. When I press ...
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Moving Ubuntu partition to secondary HD

I installed another HD into my laptop and I want to move the Ubuntu partition over the secondary HD. Here my situation: SSD partitioning I want to copy the sda5 partition here: secondary HD. In the ...
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Successfully Copied/Pasted Partition between drives… Now how to boot off destination drive?

I booted off a live dvd and copied and pasted my root/core ubuntu 14.04 partition. What are the next steps to take to boot from the new drive? Do I just need to configure grub to be done?
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Windows 10 is not showing after installing 15.04

I successfully install ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop Lenovo Thinkpad E430, now I am facing problem that windows 10 (which was already installed on my machine) is not showing in in grub, I already tried to ...
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BURG doesn't identify Windows 10 but GRUB2 finds windows 10

Well, I really hated GRUB2 's UI. So I thought of moving to BURG. I'm using Windows 10 with Ubuntu 15.10 and Kali-Linux Triple-boot. i installed BURG though ...
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Grub rescue problem after deleting windows partition

I accidently deleted the windows partition and now i am facing grub rescue problem. I used this commands Grub rescue> set root=(hd0)(msdos4) Grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0)(msdos4) Grub ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, lost grub2 and partition during Windows 10 upgrade

Had dual boot on an HP laptop. Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. Got stuck in the middle of my Windows 10 upgrade at grub rescue prompt. Used boot-repair-disk to get past that point. Chose recommended ...
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how to repair grub2 on a gpt partition

I've broken grub (don't know how, maybe resizing the main partition) and tried to fix it through grub-install, currently though booting gives me an init error and drops me in a basic shell. I've run ...
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Getting 32-bit grub to automatically boot Ubuntu

After so, so much pain and a lot of time (this is too common a prelude), I've managed to get Ubuntu 15.10 installed on the infamous Asus X205TA. It is currently set up in the following way: ...
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Every time I choose Ubuntu to boot in my dual-boot Laptop, I get a grub terminal

The system is dual-boot with Windows 10. How should I proceed?
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cloning my ubuntu image to HDD alongside win10

I bought a new laptop with win 10 pre-installed. Now I want my Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my old laptop HDD to be cloned and installed on the new HDD alongside win 10. So far I was able to run Ubuntu ...
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Grub customizer error

When I try to update grub by using grub-customizer it gives me error how can I solve this problem?
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“Attempted to read/write outside of hd0” after install Lubuntu alongside Windows 7

I recently installed Lubuntu onto a 160Gb HDD, alongside Windows, which is the first two partitions (System Reserved/C:). The installation completed just fine, with no errors. It then rebooted into ...
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Unable to install 14.04. a few tries, a few issues

So, yesterday, win 10 commited suicide again, by deleting internet protocols alone. I'm fed up of this cancer, but I still game, so I want a dual boot At first I was able to install linux alone, ...
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Unable to dual boot windows 8.1 with ubuntu 14.04

I m new to this forum and to linux. I have windows 8.1 pre-installed in my HP 15-r007tx and I wanna make it dual boot with ubuntu. But last I tried I finished installing ubuntu based on a few videos ...
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Using Grub on hard disk to boot live SD card

I have a laptop running Ubuntu MATE 15.10, and said laptop has an internal media-card reader. I would like to be able to use that media-card reader to boot a liveCD installed on an SD card. ...