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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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“Random” reboots [closed]

I've replaced the power supply, processor, motherboard and tested the ram for 8 hours, it reboots while playing online games... I notice this comes up a lot in system log after a reboot, but not ...
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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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How to prevent Update Manger's restart dialog from stealing focus and rebooting the system without consent (Ubuntu 13.10)

On my Xubuntu 13.10 (Xfce 4.10) install I encountered some unexpected and irritating behavior prone to cause data loss: The system run updates, and while it was doing that I was writing my emails. ...
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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 ...
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USB does not work on reboot 12.04

After a reboot, peripherals in my USB ports do not work. Sometimes if I remove them from the computer and put them back in they will work fine. These are not on a hub, but plugged directly into the ...
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Will ubuntu boot if the /boot partition is full?

If the boot partition is 100% full will my system still be able to boot? I ask because I had a system go down and was unable to boot and I'm trying to find the root cause. I'm suspecting its ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 reboot issue

Have some problem with restart server supermicro on Ubuntu server 13.10. Command: reboot shutdown -r now init 6 dont restart my server, but after it shutdown. I need to push power button every ...
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Ubuntu didn't come on

After finishing the installation process and restarting the computer Ubuntu didn't start...and no choosing option of which system I wish to use..only XP came on immediately. What to do now?
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Keyboard and mouse only working after reboot

I'm currently running 14.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (s230u). As the OS boots into the login screen, the built-in mouse and keyboard are disabled. The touch screen remains active, however. ...
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ubuntu wont run after instalation

Im using Chromebook C720 and I installed Ubuntu but when it restarts/reboots it enters into chrome os and not ubuntu, please help me.
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SD Card only recognized if mounted during boot

I have a bug with my SD-Card reader on my laptop*. My computer doesn't recognize/see a SD-Card when mounted. I found out though that I can make it read it if I boot with the SD-Card inserted. If I do ...
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How to check when the server was rebootet? Ubuntu 12.04 Server

Guys I need to know if my server was rebootet. I only see my last login when I login. Where is this info stored?
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What is the difference between reboot and shutdown -r?

The title says it all: What is the difference between executing shutdown -r and reboot?
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My wireless mouse is not working after reboot on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

If I reboot my computer with the bluetooth micro-receiver of my mouse pluged in a USB, when it boots it doesn't recognise my mouse. (Before the reboot the mouse was working properly) If I shutdown ...
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Automatic shut down and reboot at specific time [duplicate]

I have an assignment that requires me to write a script that shuts down a server at 11pm and reboots it at 6am daily. So far, I have only written a command to shut it down but I do not know how to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Shutdown failure

My configuration Processor : Intel® Core™ i5-4440 CPU @ 3.10GHz × 4; Motherboard : Intel DB85FL; Graphics : Intel® Haswell Desktop; Memory : 4 GiB; OS : Ubuntu 13.10, 64bit, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't install to computer and creates loop?

So, recently, I have been using Ubuntu in VMware and now have decided to do the real thing. So, I created a USB boot able install. When I load it up, it loads fine. Then I select Install Ubuntu. It ...
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How to do-release-upgrade with automatic yes to all continue and disable reboot after upgrade completion

How do I disable reboot after do-release-upgrade? Is that even possible? How do I automatically answer y to all continue during do-release-upgrade`?
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Ubuntu 13.10 amd64 Live-USB Not saving

So this week I have been messing around with my USB drive. I decided to make myself an Ubuntu Live-USB drive (as I have done in the past). So I downloaded unetbootin and Ubuntu 13.10 amd64 and set the ...