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 to restore grub2 after failed burg installation?

I'm using 12.04 and few minutes ago I tried to install burg according to this guide. I followed everything till the line burg-emu and there, I saw this minimal bash-like line editing is supported. ...
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Can't mount windows partition? [duplicate]

When I try to open the Windows Partition from Ubuntu I receive the error: Unable to mount 55 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount exited without exit code 13: ntfs_mst_post_read_fixup_warn: magic: ...
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How to write 2 iso file on one DVD

How to write ubuntu (iso) and super grub disk(iso) on one DVD? I want to boot them. Thanks
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Ubuntu missing from the Grub menu

Recently I've had some audio issues with Ubuntu (using precise), and in the process of trying to resolve that I ran a dist-upgrade. Everything went just fine, and the sound seemed good, until I ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 Dual boot, grub menu not showing!

I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 alongside with Windows 7. Everything is fine until i want to enter windows 7. When I start my PC, after normal boot, there is no Grub or OS Selection menu, and my system ...
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Where is my grub menu after updating Ubuntu 10.04

I updated Ubuntu 10.04 and now it auto-boots to the new kernel. I want to boot an older kernel but the boot menu is missing?
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Error on boot: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues

When I boot into Linux, I get this: Error: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues It takes about 5 secs to boot after that. Pretty slow compared to 11.10, I think. Anyway, my Ubuntu ...
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Cannot Boot Win XP or Ubuntu from hard drive - get Input Not Supported

1) Downloaded 11.10 ISO file to Dell XP Workstation 2) Made bootable USB using Pendrivelinux 3) Installed to harddrive using option 1 (Install along side Windows) 4) Rebooted when instructed 5) ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 11.04 and fedora 15

I want make dual boot with feodra 15 and ubuntu 11.04 for testing features,please guide me the same. i had done dual boot with windows and linux but not linux linux.
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grub2 - Finding an encrypted Debian

I have a Triple-Boot-System, with Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.10 and Crunchbang (a Debian derivative - unstable Debian at that). I am trying to get all encrypted: Windows with TrueCrypt FDE, chaining grub ...
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I don't start win7 from grub2

When I start Win7 from list. I see "file not found grub rescue>". I don't know what is problem. I'm begginer with ubuntu 12.04. log from boot repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/1357573
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“hd0 out of disk” / “hd0 write error” (still boots)

I was doing a series of upgrades of my desktop which had 10.04, aiming for 12.04. Somewhere in the middle, GRUB began displaying "error: hd0 out of disk / press any key to continue", but the boot ...
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Cannot run Windows XP from GRUB (returns to GRUB)

GRUB had an error, but by using Boot repair I fixed it. Here is the boot info script output. I have the system selection screen in violet, but I cannot run Windows XP. Only Ubuntu. When I press ...
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How can I fix my dual-boot machine that now fails to load Windows?

My start-up process: Start computer loads bios loads grub- now i can essentially make two choices load Ubuntu or load windows xp I choose to load Ubuntu and everything is fine I choose to load ...
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GRUB loader configuration

Today I removed the Win7 partition that came with my laptop and installed Kubuntu 12.10 (along with my default OS Ubuntu 12.04). Later, I discover that the GRUB configuration that manage my boot is ...
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2TB harddrive with lvm grub error [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a 2 terabyte hard drive. After the install process I get a strange error: "error: no such partition” grub rescue ... Is Ubuntu unable to support 2TB hard disks? ...
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Is it safe to remove extra GRUB2 entries from updated Kernel versions?

After installing an OS/kernel update through Ubuntu's built-in Update Manager (or Software Updater), a new boot menu entry is added (one with the latest kernel) and the previous boot menu entry is ...
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Inconsistent Purple Screen After Boot

Ubuntu 12.10 - HP Pavilion g4 - AMD Radeon HD 6480G Discrete-Class Graphics After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, I have encountered a random "purple screen after boot" issue. Here is the nature of the ...
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Can't boot in Ubuntu after windows upgrade

After my lastest update for Ubuntu and Windows XP, I got a Grub error on booting the next day. ls lists the following (without () ): sd0 sd1, msdos sd2 sd5 sd6 When I tried to get into one with ...
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How to remove dual boot menu?

I used to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7. I got rid of Windows and also deleted the partition where it was installed. Now, in the dual boot menu Windows 7 is still available, and listed as first ...
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After a Windows 8 update I don't get my boot menu anymore

I did a software update on my 64-bit Windows 8 and after restarting my computer, I no longer get my boot menu with Ubuntu 12.10, but instead get a black screen that says: error: unknown filesystem. ...
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What's wrong with my grub configuration?

I have one hard drive with 2 partitions. I had Windows XP and Windows Seven installed. I've deleted Seven partition and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. But when I turn on the computer and the grub menu ...
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Grub can't see my disks after fresh install of 12.04

I just installed 12.04, clean, from a USB memory stick, to an Asus netbook. As sda is only 4GB, I made a 1GB partition on sdb for /var (along with a partition for swap and /home). I used the desktop ...
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Bootloader Problems Grub Won't Load Windows 7

I sent this to boot.repair@gmail.com, still no response thought I could get a faster solution here. I am running Windows 7 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on separate partitions. The message is sent is: ...
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Grub Error after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I received a GRUB error after upgrading my perfectly working Ubuntu 12.04 installation to 12.10. The machine is a fairly new Toshiba C640 Satellite laptop. Ubuntu was the only OS on it. The solution ...
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Triple Boot Question

I have successfully set up a a win7,win8 and Ubuntu 12.10 system. Windows 8 and Ubuntu are located on the same SSD, while windows 7 is located on another SSD. All went great and I can continue playing ...
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Can I make grub not show up despite multiple OS being present and continue directly to boot the default one?

Okay here is the situation - I have 1.Ubuntu (default) 2.Windows XP. I use XP only for android rooting and stuff and thus do not need it 90% of times. Now what I want should happen is, Grub ...
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Grub rescue help. Other answers not working

Today I tried to start up my computer, and was welcomed by Error: no such partition. Grub rescue> It is some kind of command prompt. I had 2 seperate versions of ubuntu, along with windows 7. I have ...
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Can't Install - grub probe: error: unknown filesystem — Help?

I can't install Ubuntu on my computer, I'm using a 12.04 LTS LiveCD. I have 2 empty hard drives (500 GB each) and no other operating system's installed. The installer always seems to be stuck at the ...
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When I have an interrupted boot process, it shows a text-based Xubuntu splash screen. How can I change this?

A while ago when booting up Ubuntu 12.04 I had accidentally turned off my computer. It showed the grub screen and instead of the normal Ubuntu boot-up screen, it showed what was looking like a text ...
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how to recover grub after installing windows next to ubuntu in netbook(no optical drive)

I have ubuntu12.04 and win7 on my netbook. now i'm going to install winXP instead of 7 but I have no optical drive to use ubuntu liveCD and I know if I do this, my grub will go.. the only way is by ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine with 1 HDD but it's starting to get very slow. So I decided to buy some new stuff (mobo, CPU, memory, SSD and 2 HDD). Now I would like to make it a dual boot ...
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How can I fix a very broken Ubuntu installation without losing data?

Okay guys, I was installing a program (I do not remember the name). When I did sudo apt-get update I was given missing dependencies. It told me to sudo apt-get install -f which deleted just about ...
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Wubi, Windows 8, Truecrypt, UEFI, and a big headache

So, I have a fresh install of Windows 8... Here's the issue. When I first installed W8, the Wubi loader would launch just fine, no issues, no fuss... At the time, I elected to avoid installing ...
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Ubuntu installer mode options

During installation from a bootable USB, Ubuntu installer does not present the option of "installing alongside" Windows 7, but only "erase HD completely" or "Do something else". I am concerned that ...
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Must go through Windows Boot Loader to get to Grub

I just installed a fresh copy of Precise alongside Windows 7. I have to separate 750GB hard drives; /dev/sda holds the Windows partitions and /dev/sdb holds the Ubuntu partitions. Other than that, ...
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no such partition, grub rescue

I am currently dual booting Win7 and Ubuntu. I created a new partition, on my c drive, to install windows 8 on (i did not want to do the upgrade). I inserted the windows 8 cd and restarted my ...
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How can I remove the items form grub boot list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove dual boot menu? This my grub boot loader and it show that I have two OS and I want other lines to remove it specially under line because it make anyone can ...
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Invalid EFI file path

i've just installed Ubuntu 12 on my new laptop ( with Win7 64bit pre installed ) in EFI mode and now i can't load Win7 anymore ( Ubuntu just loads fine from grub ). When i select the Windows 7 entry ...
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How Grub top title can be changed

I am just wondering that 'How I can change the title on very top for Grub' - where it's written like 'GNU Grub version 1.99-21ubuntu3.4'? I am not asking for the menu entry, or to change labels of ...
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laptop cannot boot without external drive after installing GRUB there

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on an external drive, Grub too. Now I cannot boot my laptop without that external device. Could there be a way to choose between Windows 7 bootloader and grub at the same ...
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System doesn't show option to select operating system during startup! [closed]

i am new at linux and ubuntu, today i installed ubuntu 12.04 but during installation some problem happened, i don't remember what was that exactly (but can tell you that it was related to boot), so i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 u fails black screen after install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a USB for dual boot with windows 7. Windows is ...
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cant get ubuntu to work with windows 8

ive been trying to dual boot Ubuntu with windows 8 but so far I haven't been able too. the laptop im using is a HP Pavilion g6-2240sa pre-installed with windows 8. ive made the bootbale USB with ...
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Password Authentication Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? I am new to Ubuntu, am extremely delighted with the performance and speed, as compared to Windows 7-However, I messed up, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 SW RAID GRUB “out of disk”, but works when I remove one disk

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS AMD64 on an old Dell D630 with 2x 1 TB HDDs in a RAID1 array. The second disk is located in the D630's media bay where the CDROM used to sit. This setup works ...
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Install Grub without Linux [closed]

My brother wants to get windows 7 64 bit alongside his Windows 7 32 bit. How can I install/modify Grub onto his computer in order to create easy boot options without having to install a Linux ...
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How to fix GRUB on dualboot with Windows7 and Ubuntu?

I am a relatively recent user of Linux. I had several releases of Ubuntu installed on my laptop working in dual-boot and never had any issues. Recently, I installed openSUSE because I thought it ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 with EFI?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x120e I just got, it came with Windows 7, I formatted it, installed a fresh copy (I just don't trust pre-packaged versions!) and in the process left some free space for an ...
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Starting Linux in text mode using Grub2

For Virtual Machines I create, as well as on old computers I use, I'd like to turn off gdm/lightdm in order to get better performance. I don't like to boot into single user mode ("linux single") ...