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 live cd start up error

First off, I'm new to the Linux scene. This is my first attempt to make a single boot installation for Ubuntu. I tried it for a few days in dual boot with win7 and I was sold, so i removed the tumor ...
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how to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop DVD

I am using dell inspiron 1545 laptop, dual boot OS WinVista & Ubuntu 11.10, I have got a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin Release i386.iso I want to Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 from the ...
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Create option to load Ubuntu or Windows 7 at start-up

We have a new Dell Optiplex 790 desktop with Windows 7 and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it using a USB stick that was configured as a boot drive. We created a new partition for Ubuntu during ...
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How to add a command permanently to grub2

I have a fairly special setup, using Linux on a MacBook Laptop. to switch off my secondary graphics card in it I'm required to add these lines to my grub outb 0x728 1 outb 0x710 2 outb 0x740 2 outb ...
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VOC Monitor “Input Not Support” on GRUB

When I boot my PC with both Windows and Ubuntu installed: I always get the exact message "Input not Support" without the -ed flashing on my VOC monitor. GRUB does not show so I can't reach Windows. I ...
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update-grub fails due to syntax error

When I run the command "Sudo update-grub" following is the output: kamil@kamil-MG-63MI-7109:~$ sudo update-grub [sudo] password for kamil: Generating grub.cfg ... Found linux image: ...
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Cannot boot after BIOS / UEFI reset to defaults

I have a ThinkPad X130e. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 on it. All worked fine until yesterday. While diagnosing another issue I reset the BIOS / UEFI to defaults. Afterwards Ubuntu did not boot ...
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Cannot recover grub due to missing vmlinuz and intrd.img

I had a dedicated grub partition, upon trying to diagnose this problem, I decided to change the default partition to the ubuntu system. But it didn't work, So, I booted from the live cd, formatted ...
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Can't select anything on GRUB and it just boots to the first option, what could be the problem?

I'm using a USB keyboard but it wasn't like this right after I installed 12.04x64 One detail though: right after I installed the AMD Radeon drivers both the GRUB screen and Ubuntu's boot sequence ...
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System freeze after adding noapic acpi=noirq nolapic

I have an issues on which your expert knowledge is required so that I can solve it, here is the scenario: [Problem was] Sticky mouse after installation! To solve this issues I did following ...
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How can I start Busybox at boot time, from GRUB, or even before GRUB?

Most Busybox questions are related to the fact that users are dropped to a Busybox shell due to some unknown issues at boot time. This must make Busybox one of the most hated pieces of software. My ...
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unable to boot from live USB

Edit: Welp, I re-made the live USB and now it works fine. Thanks for the replies! Another computing lesson learned the hard way. I was messing around with my new dual-boot (win7 and the latest ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 12.04 boot, using Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from USB. Now there is no option to choose Linux or Windows, because the boot-loader is missing. Can I repair this using Windows XP, without using Ubuntu or a virtual ...
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Boot fail - Asus EEE PC

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as my main operating system on my Asus EEE PC 1005HA machine. When I restarted the pc, the boot loader didn't come up. I got only a black screen. During the installation ...
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Why won't grub load my newly upgraded kernel?

I upgrade my kernel when I run update-grub, these are found Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ... Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-3.4.0-3-generic Found kernel: ...
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No grub menu after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from USB from inside Windows. When I restarted the PC there was no grub menu. How to fix this?
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Which file to associate with the Windows boot manager to load GRUB?

I installed Ubuntu using a Live USB. I have a Windows partition and used GParted to create an extended partition in order to lay my new distro. When I rebooted my computer after the installation, no ...
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Win7 no longer available after installing 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 but my Windows 7 partition seems to have been lost. It is in sda2. Can anyone help me how to get this Windows 7 partition back without having to reinstall Windows 7? ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi ISO

I have downloaded, Ubuntu 12.04 ISO Wubi installer ISO I believe. I have Ubuntu 11.10. I want to know how to upgrade 11.10 with this Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 ISO. Since I got Grub, I don't want to have both ...
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Grub has two time the same kernels in menu

After update (yesterday) from Ubuntu 12.04, GRUB has two of the same kernels in the boot menu for Ubuntu 12.04 (I have triple boot). I have already reinstalled GRUB, but with the same result. It seems ...
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Keyboard not working at grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't use my new Logitech K750 when booting (GRUB) in Ubuntu 11.04 My keyboard is not working when I get to the grub screen my keyboard seems to disable and I'm ...
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Unable to boot OS X after installing Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my MB (aluminium late 2008). After installing Ubuntu I am unable to boot into OS X. Sequence of events: Install reFit on OS X Install Ubuntu on a partitioned drive. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Asus Eee Pc FREEZES on “grub-install dummy” [closed]

Trying to install a completely new copy of ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus Eee pc. The install almost completes but then it freezes on "grub-install dummy".
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Dual Boot issues with Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I'm finding myself in a rather unique situation. I've read through just about every resource I can find about this and while things have helped me understand some background, I haven't yet been able ...
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Triple boot Win 7, Ubuntu 12.04, Fedora 16

I have an HP with a 160GB SSD Primary drive and a 500 GB Secondary drive. I shrank the 500 GB partition to create space to install Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 16. I started by following this tutorial ...
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GRUB broken again

Please help, my grub is broken again, and again, I don't know why, maybe latest update, I'm not sure, it starts to annoy me. Error I get when I boot: Symbol not found: grub_divmod64_fulll And it ...
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Problem with12.04 install, grub rescue

I have an HP notebook with 2hard drives, /dev/hda & /dev/hdb. I have /home on hda and / on hdb. When I installed 12.04 I reformatted hdb which has the root and swap partitions and left the drive ...
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grub rescue error while uninstalling Ubuntu12.04

I have xp and ubuntu . I unistall ubuntu using xp desktop by unallocating memory from memory management. After that when i reboot my laptop i got grub rescue error. so after reading some blogs i use ...
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Installation doesn't work on a Lenovo IdeaPad g570

the issue i'm having is that every time i try to install ubuntu on my BRAND NEW lenovo it just crashes and one timr CORRUPTED GRUB it's getting extremely annoying and i need help
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How can I install grub customizer without using any command?

I want to install grub customizer but unable to install it from command line. Is there any setup file of this tool like a setup of any software in Windows, so I can install it from GUI
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I put ubuntu live USB to laptop and nothing happened

as the title says..I created it, don't know if right. It doesn't do anything. what should I do? Thanks..(I have some grub problems)
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Grub2 EFI: Where is my EFI partition?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Thinkpad Edge (UEFI) using an USB-Stick. I guess it has been botted using EFI since a GRUB menu appeared with the options to boot a live system, install, or check ...
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Bootable “live” partition on 1TB External HDD

I have a 1TB WD Passport. I made a 20GB partition, formatted to FAT, for a persistent live Ubuntu install. The rest I formatted as NTFS, to be used for backups. I made the 20GB live install with ...
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Dual boot 12.04/windows 7 After installation my computer reboots straight to Windows. There is no option to boot Ubuntu.

Windows 7 Home Premium Intel i5 2500k CPU ASUSP8Z68-V PRO motherboard GeForce GTX 570 GPU Corsair 120Gb SSD (Windows 7 OS) WD 1 TB HDD I select the USB drive in the BIOS and boot to it ...
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How do I safely uninstall unused ubuntu installs

Im trying to clean up my drive as I've got some duplicates of 11.10 installed. My original install was messed up so I reinstalled (foolishly thinking it would just write over the original). I lived ...
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Boot-repair failing on 12.04 dual boot

After reinstalling 12.04 on my machine alongside Windows 7 I got the grub rescue prompt. Following from other posts on here I installed and ran boot repair. However it seems to be running into some ...
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Grub doesn't show both Ubuntu installations

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed as the main OS. The other day I installed Ubuntu-Studio (version 12.04) into another partition on the machine. The installation went great and when the ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS due to timeout=-1

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Mac Mini with OS X Lion. Unfortunately I have set the timeout as -1 in the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file, and Ubuntu displays a menu screen to select an OS to boot (Ubuntu or ...
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Remove Ubuntu and keep Grub manager

here is the deal... i have 3partitions and swap... one big for space one windows 7 and one Kubuntu. Here is table: SDA1 >NTFS >System Reserved >100mb SDA2 >NTFS >Windows7 >40gb ...
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How do you reduce the timeout for Grub2 from 10 to 0 seconds? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Decrease GRUB timeout I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, with my Mac OS. When I select Ubuntu to boot, this waits 10 seconds for my input, unfortunately my keyboard does not ...
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Windows 7 does not boot correctly on a triple boot system with Windows 8(Consumer Preview), Windows 7 and Ubuntu

Currently on my laptop I have Win7, Win8(Consumer Preview), and Ubuntu 12.04. I am having a problem booting Win7 When I boot the computer the first screen I get is the GRUB boot manager screen which ...
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Grub2 won't show any graphical menu

I recently installed Ubuntu on my system, and since my previous grub2 installation was messy, I decided to reinstall grub2 in this ubuntu partition. Anyway it didn't totally work : grub-install ...
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What do I do if Grub sometimes freezes and/or I get “ATA bus error” in my logs?

My machine one day started inconsistently to fail to boot. I found that Grub was (sometimes) unable to load either the kernel or the ramdisk (it said "out of Disk"). It got to the point where I could ...
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EFI Boot on Asus Sabertooth 990fx not working after firmware update

I recently updated the firmware on my Asus Sabertooth 990fx, and now the UEFI bios won't boot my ubuntu install, which boots off of EFI. EFI boot works for the livecd, but the BIOS doesn't seem to ...
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Different Grub files to edit

I've been looking around to solve a black screen problem and found some pages with a very similar solution but each one using different grub files to edit. For instance I've found examples using grub ...
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How can I boot into Windows after installing Ubuntu?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it but I have some files on windows I also need to get to and I can't seem to get onto windows. I tried restarting but no option came up to boot up into ...
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How can I boot directly to Ubuntu after removing Windows from a dual boot?

I just removed windows from my laptop completely. I will install it on virtual box. My question is now, how and from where do I edit the boot options to boot directly in Ubuntu after I open my laptop ...
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where is my Grub?

Where is my GRUB located?? I want to install BURG now so i want to know where GRUB is. This is my partition table.Plz help. I tried The boot info script but cannot understand anything from its ...
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GRUB is now the default bootloader and i cant boot without a flashdrive with grub so i can select windows 7

One night I installed ubuntu via live cd a couple times on different size flash-drives and grub is now the default bootloader. I used to could press the power button and it booted directly to windows ...
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Which debconf preseed option to install GRUB automatically to MBR?

NOTE: I'm using preseed here , this step should be done automatically from preseed config This is the final step before finishing installation , install grub to MBR: I'm not sure which debconf ...