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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boot menu kernel header update [closed]

i recently updated my ubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10 today, in this i know that it is with kernel 3.0 now after installation when i rebooted my system.i had the same old kernel 2.6.38.8... so i dig in to ...
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Can't use my new Logitech K750 when booting (GRUB) in Ubuntu 11.04

Yes, My new Logitech K750 works allright when my OS (Ubuntu 11.04) is up. But there's only one thing: when booting and going into the GRUB2 bootloader, I can't select options by using the arrow ...
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“fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed” error

I am running a 64bit laptop and i am trying to install ubuntu 11.04 from both a usb and cd. However, when I click either install from disk or try ubuntu I get to a black screen with this: fixing ...
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grub cannot load my newly installed kernel

I needed a minimally-configured Real Time kernel, I compiled a new kernel with menuconfig. Firstly I added the rt patch to the new kernel directory using patch, and then ran make menuconfig. Then I ...
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Boot problem in dual-boot iMac

I know there are too many booting problem posts in geek forums, but none of them could help me so i decided to ask here. I have been using my iMac with Ubuntu 10.04 for almost 1 year. It was perfect ...
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Problem installng Ubuntu along Windows 7

I am having troubles installing ubuntu 11.10 on my 80gb drive. Everytime I try it always fails to install the grub boot loader. I followed the instructions on on this page Any help from anyone?
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How do I update grub to also load Mandriva? [closed]

Forgive me if this has been covered before - it probably has, but I am new to Ubuntu and Linux in general - only made the swap in last couple of months. I have Mandriva installed on my wifes laptop, ...
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GRUB does not allow me to boot into hard drive [closed]

I haven't ever know what grub is until I try this command to make my pen drive bootable. cd /media/usbdisk/boot/grub I am now stuck at grub command line. I try to boot from available kernel but ...
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Grub2 unable to find other OSes

I have Windows 7 installed on another internal harddrive. I installed Grub2 but its not recognizing any other OS other than Ubuntu. Does anyone know how to make it scan for OSes or add an OS manually? ...
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GRUB's menu.lst deleted after a kernel update

I have installed ubuntu through wubi and all was well until I updated to the next kernel version. I am now trying to boot into ubuntu and it shows me the GRUB rescue command line. I am able to boost ...
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Cannot Restore GRUB (Ubuntu 11.04 + Win 7)

I'm trying to fix GRUB on my PC, but I'm running into serious issues doing so. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I'm completely crippled right now. Here is the sequence of events for this PC: ...
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several start-up scripts?

I want kubuntu to ask me at start up - which of the profile I want to use. There should be a default answer which should run automatically in 3 seconds. Much as if were Grub asking You which ...
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dual booting with custom kernels [closed]

so I am trying to dual boot mint and arch linux, so I installed mint and then I installed arch skipping the boot loader. Then I compiled a kernel in mint and ran update-grup. Everything went well up ...
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file not found grub rescue prompt [closed]

So, while programming today I got the terminal error saying that ls was not available and to type in some sudo command to get it. I typed in said sudo command and it told me that it didn't work. I am ...
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How can I change the boot order (grub2)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the grub boot order for ubuntu 11.10 I saw guides of setting first operation system to boot. How can I set also the second operation system to boot?
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windows updated, grub menu is gone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I have/had dual boot with 11.10 and windows 7. I left my laptop running with windows 7 going ...
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How to boot into Ubuntu from Grub prompt?

I know there is a lot of documentation about Grub and grub2 here and around the internet, but nothing seems to solve my problem. I upgrade from ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 during its beta stage, and ...
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Grub-Customizer (How to fix your dual-boot in case you miss the right boot option)

How can i fix my dual boot if i have selected the wrong one? P.ex. Grub-Customizer allow you to choose wich boot do you want when you turn your pc... but, how can i fix if i select the wrong choice!? ...
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HELP! Booting Ubuntu off Portable HDD, lots of issues with GRUB

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 11.10 onto my portable hard drive. Much to my surprise, it installed half of GRUB to the PC, and half to the PHDD. The PC does not belong to me. ...
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Windows Safe Mode in Grub Menu

Is it possible to place Windows Safe Mode into the Grub menu? If so, what is the script for it? (I am currently running Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10. I also have the Grub Customizer installed.)
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Enabling nomodeset in Ubuntu and Arch multiboot

I have an ubuntu and archlinux multiboot system. The grub is installed by the ubuntu system. So, it is grub 2. I want to set the nomodeset for the arch boot. I am unable to set it permanently. I ...
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Install GRUB from Outside Ubuntu

Running Mac OS and Ubuntu 10.10 booting with rEFIt then GRUB. Updated 10.10 to 11.04 and accidentally put GRUB on the wrong volume (I think swap somehow). Can't boot into Grub. Can I install it onto ...
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Make Ubuntu boot from a folder other than /

Is there a way that you can move an Ubuntu install to its own folder in a partition? If so, what settings do I have to change? (I imagine I would have to change grub settings and /etc/fstab.) I'm ...
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Unable to boot after new kernel installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I boot Ubuntu 11.10 with an old kernel version? I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. Recently I compiled and installed a 2.6.38 for LTTng kernel trace ...
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11.10 dual boot no grub menu

I have installed Windows 7 and then Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer but no grub menu came up on reboot and it went straight into Windows. I then removed the Ubuntu created partitions and tried Fedora 16 ...
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Triple Boot Windows , Windows 8 and Ubuntu 11.10 with Grub?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed. If I wanted to install Windows 8 and triple boot with Grub running the show, how difficult would it be? Installing another OS is the easy part. It's the ...
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Boot order won't change [closed]

Well, I've tried almost everything to set my boot order to what I need it to be. But it just won't. I changed /etc/default/grub and updated grub, I used the startupmanager I even gave ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 10.10 installed in MacBook Pro with dual boot

So, this is my problem: I was able to install Ubuntu 11.10 in dual boot in my MacBook Pro 5.1 with rEFIt. I had to do it twice because first time I installed GRUB in /sda instad of in /sda3. Anyways, ...
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How do I access a WUBI install after installing a third OS alongside Windows?

I have never got my head around the boot loaders and stuff. I have three partitions C:, D: and E. I installed Ubuntu inside Windows (wubi) on the second drive D:. Yesterday I made an another ...
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linux image broken in grub menu

I have ubuntu 11.10. In my grub menu, I have following images: linux 3.* linux 2.* linux 2.* My linux 3.* image is broken (if I try to boot from first image, i.e. linux 3.*, I get my caps and ...
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Unknown filesystem with GRUB rescue caption cannot boot [closed]

I just recently partitioned my hard drive and I got this error when booting Ubuntu on that drive. unknown filesystem followed by the GRUB rescue terminal. I did some research and tried to ...
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I have an issue with GRUB - minimal bash like

I am an A level student and for the fourth time in a row, I have experience GRUB when booting. I have lost all of my work and have had to get class notes off of a friend. I do not expect this to ...
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Grub overwritten

I've accidentially overwritten my bootloader. I was prepping some live USB sticks and think I accidentially wrote to my local disk instead of my USB stick. Now my machine will only boot in to Fedora ...
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BURG Installation errors

Yesterday, when I booted my computer I got the Grub loading screen, then my BIOS in an infinite loop. I was able to use boot repair to fix this and boot into both OSes. Today I decided to install ...
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Installed Ubuntu on a separate HDD, got a grub error and want to know if anything went wrong

I installed Ubuntu on my spare HDD and everything was going fine until the setup installed GRUB. I have 3 HDDs in RAID0 and a spare HDD where I chose for Ubuntu. The error said that GRUB cannot be ...
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Ubuntu x64 Installation fails on reboot? [closed]

I've got a brand new Gateway SD-X with: 4gb RAM 1TB HDD AMD Radon HD 6500 Graphics AMD Quad core processor (not sure about the exact name for it) I have tried installing Ubuntu x64 for the third time ...
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Installing ubuntu and grub on new hdd

I just aquired a new hdd to my windows 7 system and want to install ubuntu 11.10 and grub on it. I have a liveCD but cant make it work. When i chose the new hdd for installation (sdc1) it says "No ...
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Who changed my GRUB theme to Debian?

during these days I've upgraded from Natty to Oneiric and I've also installed the Gnome shell, just to give it a try. I noticed this morning that GRUB theme is showing a Debian logo and I didn't ...
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Grub installation and Dell recovery partition

I'd like to install Ubuntu 10.04 on a brand new Dell vostro v130. Dell notebooks usually come with a recovery partition, which allows you to restore the original Windows configuration of the notebook. ...
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grub multiboot wont start 2nd windows installation [closed]

I'm new to Linux - please help I havent found an answer in the forums yet I have 2 HDDs The BIOS reports the HDDs in the following order: Third IDE Master = 200Gb drive Fourth IDE Master = ...
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Previous versions of Linux in Grub? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove/hide old kernel versions? So I have linux versions 3.0.whatever-12 to 15 on my laptop, and they made a ton of icons in burg before I broke that. ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 GRUB and windows 7

I have a dual boot system (Windows7 and Ubuntu 11.10). When I start my system grub shows first, then if I choose Windows7, it then shows the Windows7 boot loader. The problem now is that I have ...
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How do I fix boot problems that show error “battery state”?

I get an error where the monitor message says "Out of Range" (for installed Ubuntus while LIVE DVD =o.k.) and error "battery state" In addition and probably related to this: the error message ...
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Set up grub2 on cloned Ubuntu installation

With an Ubuntu Live Disc, I have copied my Ubuntu 10.04 installation to a new harddisk (with the same hardware). However, it doesn't boot, since I think I still need to set up grub for this new ...
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Dual boot 10.10 and 11.10 - no grub

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside existing 10.10. I expected to get a menu on startup to choose which version to start with. It booted straight into 10.10 and I didn't get the option of 11.10 at ...
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Grub2 boot loader doesn't appear on boot

Okay, install goes smoothly every time. No issues on that end. I let Ubuntu decide where to place the boot loader. It's usually /dev/sda. The issue I have is the boot loader. Grub, does not show ...
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Ubuntu option disappear from grub 11.10 after update on a dual partition

After today's update Nov. 22, 2011 Ubuntu option disappear from grub 11.10 on my dual partition. some of fdisk -l: Device Boot System /dev/sda1 * HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 Extended ...
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Stuck in grub rescue after Windows install

I used to have a dual boot between Ubuntu (lucid) and Windows 7, but wanted to upgrade my Windows to 64 bit, so I installed the new Windows, which naturally wrote over the MBR, and so I attempted to ...
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GRUB doesn't boot-up Windows as default even though I modified it using Start-up manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with Windows XP using GRUB 1.99. I'm trying to make Windows XP boot up as ...
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delete GRUB ubuntu 11.10

how do I delete grub on Ubuntu 11.10. I want to get into ubuntu normally without having to choose which operating system I would run. and how to remove ubuntu with older kernels as shown below grub