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How to make sure that grub is properly configured?

On a production server, I just did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01. During the upgrade, I encountered a serious problem with configuring grub. I finally traced back the source of the ...
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about the kexec software installation in ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

i am working on ubuntu 13.04 version and i want to install the kexec software in that.please tell me the procedure and the actual code for that.i wanna know how to reload the kexec software in the ...
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Why does Ubuntu freeze during reboot (14.04 LTS)?

I'm new to this whole Linux thing, and although I have been able to figure out how to set up Ubuntu thus far, there is one issue that bugs me. Whenever I attempt to restart the computer, it freezes ...
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Error messages on reboot [closed]

I have no idea what's going on; this is my son's laptop. When I try to reboot, the following comes up: *Stopping save kernel messages [OK] *CPU1... ...
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GTX860M/ROG ASUS G750JM Fans Max on reboot

Okay, on my own I discovered that following the instructions that I listed here: Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems my graphics card would work with my G750JM and it's GTX860M. BUT ...
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My tweaks keeps reseting after restarting when using Unity tweak tool

I am having trouble with unity tweak tool, whenever i reboot my computer on Ubuntu 14.04, all the settings (hot corners, workspace settings... etc)is not working anymore. I tried searching on Google ...
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Debugging random reboots

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.16.1 kernel compiled from source, and when I leave my PC running for a long time, it always reboots after about 4-8 days. Nothing is displayed on the screen, everything ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops booting after update from 13.10

Sorry to ask if this issue already is solved, and please let me know. My Ubuntu server 13.10 after updated to 14.04 past week , never more got booted. I'll explain; After upgrade i had to reboot, then ...
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How can a regular user be notified of a required reboot?

I am administrating multiple machines on which I am admin and the users have not admin-rights. The machines are configured to pull and install updates automatically. A new kernel will require a ...
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Keyboard layout changes to English after each reboot [duplicate]

Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 and now my keyboard layout changes to "English (US)" each time I reboot, even though in the top right of my screen "German (Swiss)" is selected as the active ...
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how can i fix having to re-install the wireless driver every time i reboot ubuntu 14.04?

I have a MEDIATEK 7630 wireless PCI card, the driver is installed already but I have to run it every time I reboot, knowing that I'm running ubuntu 14.04..
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Everything Resets after reboot in 14.04

I just installed 14.04 and after I reboot, all my settings revert as well as all installed apps go missing. It's as if I'm booting in for the first time every reboot.
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14.04 and grub hanging after reboot

I almost tried every combination of grub parameters in /etc/default/grub but still my systems hangs in the grub menu after a reboot. Boot from power off works properly. This is my current grub.conf: ...
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14.04 and needs “sudo reboot” twice to reboot

I insalled my 14.04 freshly and added a lot of packages to fulfill my purpose. From a certain stage on, I have to type in "sudo reboot" twice to really get my system to reboot. After the 1st "sudo ...
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Two HDD partitions with the same name result in uncertain directories

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a machine that has a lot of hard drives plugged into it. These hard drives have partitions with old OS's which have a lot of key data that I use often. The problem is, I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs during shutdown. Sticks on plymouth splash screen, only responds to forced shutdown

As of a few days ago Ubuntu will no longer shutdown or reboot. It hangs on the plymoputh splash screen with the dots ticking along. If I press one of the F keys at the start of the shutdown the only ...
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MacMini Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 Headless Boot, Not Accessible, Not Booting

I have a 14.04 Ubuntu Desktop installation on a MacMini running headless in my closet. When I boot the server, it will not assign itself an IP address until I login to a user session. This means ...
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Again Ubuntu 14.04 runs fine in test mode but will not boot after install is completed

This question was posted by another user a month ago but has received no answers so I'm no holding out much hope. I'm new to Linux after becoming disenchanted with Windows so my skill level is ...
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Ubuntu GUI 14.04 reboots

I'm an Ubuntu newbie. I have to install version 14.04 on an old machine, with only a SCSI CD-ROM and no USB boot capabilities, so an external DVD unit is out of question. I had to choose the Server ...
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How do I find logs that report the cause of a system crash?

My computer with Trusty is often rebooting, apparently in a random way. I have looked in system register but there are so many logs that is quite difficult to find the ones which only report the error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 constantly reboots

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 and I have encountered a very annoying problem. Eversince I installed this last version, my laptop has entered a cycle of reboots over and over again ...
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How do I make my nvidia settings permanent on every login?

I want to make my nvidia settings permanent on every login/boot I do. I am currently the only one using this pc so it is just a hazzle to change it everytime I start up the pc. I have read and used ...
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How do i Reboot into Bootmenu from terminal

My Laptop has this Fast boot function that i cant turn off and it just starts booting into Ubuntu instantly from a fresh start. So im wondering is there a terminal command to reboot into the ...
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Is there a problem to upgrade a system if you get “System restart required” upon logging in?

I know there's a lot of questions similar to this one but I need clarifications (and since I don't have 50 reputation to comment, let's ask another question!) I have this system someone upgraded not ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show when restarting MacBook Pro

I've had Ubuntu for a while now, almost two weeks. I used rEFIt as a tool to open Ubuntu when I restart. I decided to delete it. Now I can't open Ubuntu. When I restart my MacBook Pro and press ...
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Laptop Froze, Did a Hard Reboot and Lost Networking

Earlier I left my laptop unattended for a few moments and when I returned to it, Ubuntu had evidently frozen. This has never happened before. I did a hard reboot (held down power button) and ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu via a bootable flash drive, created on Mac

My brother recently decided to build a computer, but I had the privilege to put it together and to download Ubuntu. I created a bootable drive, on my Mac, using the 64 bit version of Ubuntu. When that ...
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Unable to shutdown & reboot ubuntu 14.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and I'm not able to shut down or reboot my laptop. After pressing the reboot/shutdown button it just shows the purple screen & 5 dots. I'm not able to understand where the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Laptop cannot remain powered off. After shutdown, powers off, but then restarts

A few months again my laptop stopped being able to shut down. I do not recall any changes which might have caused the problem. I was using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on a machine built by System76. I ...
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Reboot / shutdown log

On a 12.04 server, I have random reboot issues with my dedicated server, that I can only resolve through ssh. Sometimes (usually after applying important security updates), I issue a reboot through ...
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Ubuntu doesn't reboot

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Lately, when I'm trying to reboot or shutdown my Ubuntu, it doesn't shows the reboot dialog at all. However, I can reboot from terminal. What it can be? Thanks everyone!
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Make sure that sshd will automatically start after reboot

I am connected to a computer over ssh. I have to reboot it remotely, while making sure that I will be able to reconnect to it over ssh just after reboot. I install 'bum' and marked sshd to be ...
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Restart instead of shutdown after suspend

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T530. I noticed that if I suspend the laptop at some point, the next shutdown will instead cause a restart. It seems that I am not alone with this (and ...
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How to automatically reboot my pc every 3 hours? [duplicate]

My pc runs a program when it boots. Sometimes the program stops working after a few hours, but it will work fine when it reboots. So, I want to schedule my pc to reboot every 3 hours to prevent the ...
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Install Lubuntu 12.04 from Windows XP

I want to install Lubuntu 12.04 (my PC don't support more) from Windows XP without reboot system. How I can do this? I heard something about wubi, but I am not sure from whre to download it. Thanks!
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Reboot after upgrade (13.10 to 14.04) doesn't work

The Upgrade went fine, but after the reboot I cant start Ubuntu. I can get into recovery mode but when I select a option there, it comes to a shell and nothing happen. Could anybody help me please ...
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Stuck at GNU GRUB

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with no other OS alongside. Normally, when I start the computer, it shows the Asus logo first and then go to the Ubuntu loading screen and finally to Ubuntu home screen. Now ...
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Problems with Testdisk recovery [duplicate]

My problem is that yesterday I replaced Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.4, and with that I accidentally deleted my partitions and lost my data. After that I read that there is this Testdisk utility that I ...
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New hardware -> random freezes and reboots [closed]

I need some help from the community on this one. I recently started playing DOTA2 through Steam on my box and decided to upgrade a few of the components for better gameplay. First I added in another ...
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How to display reboot required user notification after installing a custom package in linux?

After installing a custom package I should force a reboot of the system. I looked at couple of solutions to this use notify-send to display user notification followed by a reboot command, which did ...
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Keyboard not working after reboot

I have Ubuntu 13.10 (I think, I'm not sure) installed on my computer. I was browsing the web and I wanted to restart the PC. I pressed the restart button in Ubuntu. When the computer turned on the ...
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Reboot always redirects to initramfs shell

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell PowerEdge 2800 RAID Controller 4e/Di (with 6 hard drives, I chosed RAID5). I encrypted the disks using LUKS (cryptsetup). After installation, each time I reboot the ...
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Ubuntu password reset question unable to shutdown 12.04

So basically my father passed away has unbuntu on a Lenovo t61. I have no idea what his password was and I really want to be able to access all the stuff on his computer. I have done the following ...
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12.04 won't reboot following update

Dear Ubuntu community, I've installed LTS 12.04 recently as XP extented support ceased. I've used a CD for the installation as it seems my PC cannot boot from USB. After 2 weeks of enjoying Ubuntu, ...
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Starting up ubuntu 14.04 after installing [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu 14.04 and rebooting, I get the message " Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for/. " and ubuntu 14.04 will not startup.
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Kexec does'n work

I've got some problem with kexec -e command: I use kexec -l to load a kernel, or pxe-kexec. Then I type kexec -eand the result is a complete freeze of the system (no keyword works but ctrl+alt+canc ...
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Reboot after shutdown (Ubuntu 14.04 (also 12.04); Dell latitude E7440)

I have a rather serious shutdown/reboot issue with my Ubuntu OS on my brand new Dell latitude E7440 netbook. The issue does not seem to depend on the OS version: it occurs with 12.04, 13.10 and now ...
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 sometimes

My laptop: Lenovo V460 I upgraded it from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Sometimes it fails to reboot (from both terminal and desktop) and just hangs there. I just observe several points blinking one after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop not getting shutdown

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL (built-in graphics). I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and ...
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Weird Ubuntu 14.04 Post-Install Issues

Firstly, thank you for the help last night with the catastrophe that ruined my 12.04 to 14.04 LTS upgrade. I'm now comfortably running 14.04 with all my data back and all is well in the world. I'm ...