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restore partition table after error

Today while my pc make some system updates, electricity in my house goes down and my pc shoutted down. When i restart it, i wasn't able to log in: Grub does not find any partition, so i couldn't ...
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1answer
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passphrase failed for encrypted disk after GRUB menu

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 13.10 on two separate physical disks (SSD). I have two partitions for Ubuntu: an unencrypted "/boot" and an encrypted "/". Everything was working ...
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1answer
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Dual boot :Windows 7 partition deleted after Kubuntu 14.04 install…Weird!

I've bought two new SSD's in order to install Kubuntu on one and Win 7 on the other one. Before I had Linux Mint and Win7 together one just one SSD. So first I installed win7 as recommended, and then ...
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37 views

Problem while installing kubuntu dual boot with windows 7

I want to install Kubuntu dual boot on my Windows 7 laptop. Now I'm familiar with dual boot with Ubuntu but the problem either of Windows 7 or Kubuntu won't. Here are the partitions I made: 200 GB ...
0
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1answer
69 views

grub 2 fails to boot win 7

I have just installed kubuntu 13.10 on a windows 7 machine but now grub is unable to find the win 7 boot option..:( I have installed and ran boot-repair to generate the diagnostic link. ...
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85 views

Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
0
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0answers
80 views

GRUB 2 prompt after Kubuntu 13.10 installtion attempt

I tried to install Kubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro tonight. I took the following steps -- Created a live USB -- Booted the live USB with EFI (without disabling 'SecureBoot' or 'Lenovo Fast ...
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0answers
81 views

Dual Kubuntu 13.10 for SSD+HDD configuration with same /boot/ partition - how to do it?

I'd installed SSD to my desktop and copyed existing Kubuntu 13.10 from HDD to it (fixed /etc/fstab and so after copying). Because some BIOS&AHCI related issues I'm need to disable SSD in BIOS ...
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0answers
23 views

Kubuntu normal.mod not found on startup

I am pretty new to Linux in general, so when errors come up I have no choice but to ask for help. Anyway, I was attempting to install Kubuntu on my laptop alongside Windows 7, and everything seemed ...
0
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1answer
54 views

How do I force Kubuntu 12.10 to boot in 32-bit mode (Linux 3.2.0-34-generic-pae)?

Just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, on my ancient 32-bit Dell Latitude C-400 laptop. After the install, I restarted my machine as directed by the OS and got a blank screen. The computer appeared to be ...
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0answers
152 views

kubuntu 12.04 unable to edit /etc/default/grub.cfg

I have installed Kubuntu on my Thinkpad R31. Because of some issues with normal booting, I want to edit /etc/default/grub (not.cfg, just cfg) (add i915.modeset=0) to defeault cmd line. When I try to ...
3
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0answers
84 views

Consolidating hard disks into one machine leads to GRUB “A disk read error occurred” with Win7

Situation: My older Win7 laptop died (power issues). My new Kubuntu computer has an extra drive bay, so I'm trying to get dual boot to make them play nice together in the same machine. Both drives ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Installing Kubuntu on a dual boot computer

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. The computer is a dual-boot machine, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Gnome. The / partition has around 10GB free space. /home is on a separate partition. I want to try Kubuntu. ...
0
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1answer
118 views

Acronis copied KUbuntu

When I restore an Acronis True Image 10 copy of a running Kubuntu system and try to boot it it stops at a initramfs prompt and says it can't find the root directory. What commands do I type to ...
0
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1answer
152 views

Difficulty dual booting with Windows 7

So I've had kubuntu running on my lenovo laptop as the only operating system for most of the summer. Earlier this week, I decided to shrink the home partition in order to add a windows 7 partition. ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
0
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1answer
242 views

X does not start after removing parameters quiet splash

I would like to remove the splash screen. Kubuntu 12.04 runs on my laptop with KDE 4.11 (I use the backports offered by the Kubuntu community). In order to remove the splash at boot time, I removed ...
0
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0answers
34 views

How can I activate the Kubuntu Bootlogo?

After a lot of work with grub to get Windows 8 working, the bootlogo of kubuntu doesn't appear. I only see a lot of code lines and then the logon screen appears. How can I activate the bootlogo? ...
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3answers
865 views

Kubuntu instead of Ubuntu on Grub

I installed Ubuntu 13.04. Then I installed too KDE Plasma Environment. Then I removed KDE. Everything went fine. I can now log with Ubuntu (Unity). Only (small) remaining problem: on the boot page ...
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2answers
2k views

Blank screen after grub when booting from live CD

I'm trying to install kubuntu to dual boot with windows 8 on my laptop from a CD I burned, but selecting any option from the grub menu causes a blank screen, and the CD drive stops after a short ...
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0answers
235 views

Booting recovery partition using GRUB2

I tried to install Kubuntu on my Lenovo X230 recently, where I managed to wipe out the whole Win7 partition. I would like to have a dualboot setup on my laptop, and I'm in need of some help; Is it ...
0
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1answer
729 views

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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2answers
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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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2answers
894 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
777 views

I installed latest kernel version on Kubuntu but it doesn't appear on grub list

I installed the latest kernel version (3.0.0-15) through the Muon package manager of Kubuntu 11.10 but when I reboot the system it doesn't appear on grub list so I can use only the 3.0.0-12 kernel ...
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3answers
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Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda5' failed. This is a fatal error

I apologize in advance for my bad english. I was trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 11.10, and i get this error 'Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda5' failed. This is a fatal error.'. every time ...
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1answer
452 views

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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1answer
980 views

Kubuntu bootloader overwritten by windows bootloader. Cant choose to run Kubuntu anymore!

My laptop had Kubuntu installed earlier but then I made a new installation of windows 7 ultimate. Now I cannot choose to run Kubuntu anymore as its bootloader was overwritten. How can I configure my ...
3
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5answers
6k views

How do I restore a linux boot partition?

First of all, I'm a linux noob (I've been using linux for a about four-five years, but only fixed problems as I got them though usually I just reinstalled everything). I have recently installed ...