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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How I remove grub text in ubuntu3 version?

How I remove GRUB text "Use the up or down arrow keys to select which entry is highlighted. Press enter to boot the selected OS, 'e' to edit the commands before booting, or 'c' for a ...
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grub does not display activity during boot

Prior to Ubuntu 11.04 I could configure grub so that after the menu is displayed and the system is booting detail of the boot activity appears. Now there's just a blank screen between the menu and gdm ...
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Dual booted Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7. Question about boot order and where exactly Ubuntu has been installed

This is a bit of a 2 parter: I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 PC. I had initially created some free space through diskmgmt.msc for Ubuntu to be installed to. I never formatted it, ...
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How to fix a failing grub-pc package installation in Hyper-V virtual machine?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 64 bit on a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine. I am having issues with the following error: the grub-pc package failed to install into /target/ I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Install on Lenovo x120e - Grub menu loads, but won't load Ubuntu without USB in

I've installed Ubuntu using a USB The grub menu then would not load, so I followed: To reinstall GRUB: Make a new Ubuntu Live CD and Boot from it. Install boot-repair using these commands: sudo ...
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Grub installation failed during Ubuntu installation

I want to use Ubuntu 12.04 Long Term Support but during installation it showed me a message Grub can't be installed. how can I install manually.
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Grub menu screen flicker

I am having a strange problem on my Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop. When starting the computer the grub screen flickers or every few seconds. I don't know if it would be called a flicker. The screen ...
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What is grub2 default font?

what is ubuntu 12.04 grub2 default font? I changed it and don't know what it was to change it back. I have tried many different font and style to no avail.
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How do I boot from CD in GNU grub?

Forgot my Admin password to Windows and have oph crack on a CD but how do I boot from CD in GNU grub?
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Can I install 10.04 after 12.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) on a laptop with Windows 7 (32 bit): the bootloader is the GRUB version provided with Ubuntu 12.04. Now I would also install Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit), without ...
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error: no device connected

I did a fresh install of 12.04 by usb and it went fine, worked on it for several days, but one day the browser crashed and i reset the machine, after that I get this error when i boot; error: no ...
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Kubuntu - Roccat keyboard does not work under GRUB and works partially in BIOS

The system specification GRUB boot loader OS: Windows 7 / Kubuntu 12.04 LTS Keyboard: Roccat Isku Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPower with the latest BIOS SSD/HDD: Kingston HyperX 3K (AHCI in BIOS enabled), ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 netbook stops at boot with purple screen when shutted down. After restart it works

My Asus EEE PC 1215B used to work like a charm since installation. But now there is a problem while booting. When I restart the computer it boots flawlessly but when I use shutdown for couple of hours ...
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Two Ubuntus in my grub bootloader

I have a problem: I have Windows 7 installed on my notebook. I wanted to install ubuntu on it. So I did. Then I removed Ubuntu because of several lags. And when I rebooted, it still showed Ubuntu in ...
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Dual Boot - No GRUB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There’s an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have Windows 7 installed in a primary partition and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 in a new ...
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Update to Grub2.x broke Xubuntu 12.04 client in VirtualBox

I have VirtualBox-4.1 installed in Ubuntu 10.04 with a .vdi running Xubuntu 12.04. Recently, a Grub update for Xubuntu 12.04 to Grub2.x, broke it with the following explanation: error: ELF header ...
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Grub Rescue: invalid arch independent ELF magic. Previously I had ''no such partition'' and ''unknown filesystem'' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? It all started when I formated the partition where Ubuntu was installed. I wanted to get rid of it. After I restart my ...
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GRUB does not detect Windows

I have finally installed Ubuntu on my second drive. When I start my computer GRUB only offers me to boot Ubuntu, not Windows 7. What needs to be done so that I can choose between Ubuntu and Windows in ...
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Recovering moved .mod files using grubrescue

I did a dumb thing... I forgot that Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) switched to GRUB 2 which puts a ton of *.mod files (kernel modules) in /boot/grub. I thought they were soundtrack files put there ...
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I need help with Grub and restoring Windows?

I started out with Windows XP and then I installed Zorin (a sub distro of Ubuntu) and then I installed Ubuntu. This was working great. Then I installed Windows 8 on yet another partition and couldn't ...
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How to install Grub2 under several common scenarios

I feel the community has long needed a clean guide on how to install Grub2 under a a few extremely common scenarios. I will accept answer as solved when it has one section per scenario and assumes ...
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Ubuntu won't load, freezes on purple screen [duplicate]

Last time I restarted my computer, I could not get Ubuntu to load; the screen would either go black, or would hang at the purple screen indefinitely. I have had some graphics problems in the past, ...
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Copying root partition and /home to a new larger hard drive

I am getting a larger hard drive and would like to copy root directory to it. The partition for root is 20G. I would like to make it larger on the new drive. I also would like to copy /home to a ...
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How can I tell what error grub has when I can't read what it's saying?

Grub won't allow me to get into any systems on my HP dv7 (it runs 12.10). As the screen is broken, I can't read what the error is. Nothing works, not even the recovery mode. It gives me some error ...
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Installing multi-boot Linux system

I have a dual (XP/Linux) boot Compaq Presario S4500UK with a couple of spare partitions on the boot drive which I want to use for testing different Linux distros/configs before installing them on ...
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Uninstalling GRUB from MacBook Air

I have a MacBook Air and I recently tried to install Ubuntu on my external HD. I booted Ubuntu from a flash drive and everything had gone fine. I turned off my computer and when I turned it on again I ...
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How to start Windows 7 after setting wait time = 0

After I installed 12.04, I think waiting a long time to choose between Windows 7 and Ubuntu is such a waste. So I went into Windows 7 and set the default to Ubuntu and no waiting time (not the grub ...
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hd0 out of disk grub rescue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error out of disk, grub rescue My laptop has dual boot windows and linux. My system was running fine.after some time it got hangged so I switched it off directly and ...
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How do I change default boot kernel if I set it wrong to memtest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? O.K., I follow How to set default boot kernel in Ubuntu / Grub? and make a mistake. I didn't count the entry from 0... I want to set ...
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Unable to boot into Windows after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual boot with Windows 7 (64bit). Everything was fine yesterday, but when I am unable to boot Windows 7 after tried to boot. Windows couldn't fix it and neither did ...
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Stucked in the grub command prompt

I have a windows xp os, and I ve decided to give ubuntu a shot. I installed and It when rebooting it did boot by default windows. I red several forums and after entering those commands: sudo mkdir ...
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Unable to boot into windows after installing ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows on my machine and then installed Ubuntu 12.04 using USB. I was not getting the option to boot into windows, so I ran boot-repair but still I am not getting option to boot into windows. ...
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Black Screen ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Hey guys, I was using my Ubuntu 12.04 and today I had a problem: I was running virtual box, ...
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Strange Grub behavior on Samsung Laptop

I have got a Samsung Series 9 900x3c with Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installing Ubuntu Grub would not load completely (only parts of the Menu were showing) every time so I launched the Boot repair ...
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Grub will not install with boot-repair or by any other means

I am currently trying to get Grub back. I have tried everything from reinstalling, to boot-repair, and even super boot manager. Nothing seems to work. I have created a log with boot-repair here. Any ...
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If I uninstall ubuntu, will Windows Boot Manager still be there?

I want to get rid of my Ubuntu partition, because I never use it on my laptop, only on my desktop. If I remove Ubuntu (I'm assuming GRUB will go with it), will Windows Boot Manager still allow me to ...
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Blacklisting grub packages from installing

I am trying to block GRUB packages from being installed (after having purged them). The problem is virtually identical to Blacklisting packages from installing and even involves GRUB which is exactly ...
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Grub can't find device on boot resulting in Grub Rescue

So I have 2 hard drives a HDD 320GB and a SSD 20GB. Before I had Windows 7 on the HDD and Ubuntu on the SSD but wanted to get rid of windows and reinstall a clean Ubuntu on the SSD then use the HDD ...
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grub-pc [rescue mode] error:unknown filesystem

This is a question relative to the post How to fix "error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue I've follow the post of virpara step by step on an Asus EeePC 1015PEM (don't know if it's usefull to presice ...
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Boot from ISO partition using Grub2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using a bootable live cd disk image mounted on the hard drive I have a few dozen disk images (ISO's) that I use as a technician, ie: MS DaRT, BackTrack, Acronis, etc. I ...
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How to restore Windows7 after restore ubuntu bootloader?

At first I will describe my situation in a few points: I have installed Windows7, and then Ubuntu 11.04 on my machine. Then everything works fine and at start of system I have screen from linux ...
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Grub gives messages about the boot sector being used by other software. What should I do?

This only happens with one of my computers. It is an elderly laptop that has had a long and varied history with several operating systems, but in its retirement it is acting as a server for my home ...
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Grub error 15. Can't boot at all now

Installed 12.04 on clean second (sdb) hard drive (windows 7 is sda). On first reboot I get Grub error 15 and system dies. On restart system always goes to Grub and now can't boot windows.
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Unable to boot Ubuntu with new Kernel but it works fine with old kernel

I recently acquired a Samsung Series 9-900x3c and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Now I wanted to upgrade to the most recent kernel and after grabbing the packages from ...
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Ubuntu doesn't appears in GRUB menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) My system is loaded with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 I reinstalled windows OS and made my ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 beta2 on Thinkpad T60 [closed]

I have a thinkpad T60 installed with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 without any problem. However, after I upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 (beta2) I found my Windows 7 was missing in the grub menu. I also ...
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How do you clean up your GRUB 2 boot menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I to remove or hide old kernel versions, to clean up the boot menu? When my computer initially boots up it lists about 8 different options. How can I clean this ...
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No grub menu after BIOS update 12.04

I updated my BIOS while in Windows. After that the machine won't boot. Gives me grub-rescue> prompt. Tried boot-repair and Advanced Options but it did not work. The only thing that worked was ...
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Boot-up hangs unless I manually select the kernel in the bootloader

In my stock Ubuntu install (forgot which critter its named for, about one year old), I am able to boot up normally only if I manually select the kernel in the bootloader (Grub). If I step away and it ...
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i cant find grub page in my laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I had two Operating System in my laptop.Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. last day i reinstalled my ...