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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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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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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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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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How to perform standard disk check on Ubuntu server

Yesterday my server froze because of an application error. I performed hard reset using my hoster's panel. After that, the server booted pretty quickly so I though the disk check was not performed. I ...
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after flashing images device is rebooting continuously on nexus 10

After flashing system.img recovery.img and boot.img I'm getting below error in dmesg EXT3-fs (mmcblk0p9): error: couldn't mount because of unsupported optional features (40) EXT2-fs (mmcblk0p9): ...
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Installing Ubuntu to a laptop with SSD

I originally had a Windows 8 operating system from which I tried to switch to Linux via USB installation. My computer's hard-drive became completely wiped out and the only thing that it would boot ...
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How to find root cause which results in my ubuntu 12.04 suddenly reboot frequently while I using make to compile?

When I was using make to compile my source code, the ubuntu reboot suddenly, after reboot and re-compile for a while, the ubuntu reboot again, this problem frequently occurred these two days, and I ...
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ubuntu wont run because windows cant load after i reboot my computer [duplicate]

i recently downloaded ubuntu and after installing it and rebooting it the computer tells me windows failed to laod components have been erased or missing and insert your installation disk and press ...
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237 views

Skip rc.local while booting

I'm running ubuntu-10.04.2-server, accidentally somebody put command "reboot" on rc.local, so when i started ubuntu it always restarting, can i force ubuntu to not load rc.local? thank you
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Is it normal for Ubuntu to take a long time to shut down after running the boot-repair program?

Several months ago, I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows 7 on my laptop. I decided to uninstall Lubuntu and install Linux Mint, and so I used EasyBCD to write the MBR for Windows 7/Windows Vista and ...
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My computer will not reboot after fresh install of ubuntu 12.04LTS

I bought a new computer yesterday and it came with Windows 8. When installing Ubuntu, i choose the erase and install option thinking that Ubuntu would install easily like it did for my old laptop... ...
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How to fix black screen of Ubuntu after I on my laptop?

I am using Compaq Pressario CQ40. While I was trying to fix the problem of touchpad, I opened up /etc/X11/xorg.conf and typed the commands: Section "InputClass" Identifier "ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad" ...
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Reboot only shuts down and doesn't actually boot again

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 Server on an abmx rack mount server. When I attempt to reboot with sudo shutdown -r now, the machine just shuts down and doesn't come back up without me ...
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Howto enable boot messages in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable boot messages to be printed on screen during boot up? Hello when I do reboot or init 6 in console under ubuntu 12.04 my system does not start correctly. it ...
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Just installed Ubuntu onto blank hard drive from disk but now won't boot

I just installed ubuntu onto a blank hard drive with a 10GB partition and it went fine. When I restarted the PC (when it asked), I quickly changed the BIOS so that it booted from the HDD not the disk ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 reboots during startup

I have a clean installation of 12.04 32bit on Dell Gx620 USFF. When I switch on computer after few hours (when the computer is shut off), then computer reboots during startup. Ubuntu logo appears ...
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Ubuntu isn't booting from Hard drive after booting it from USB into my system

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Laptop hard drive from bootable USB and now when i took it out and restarted it, its just showing a blinking courser and when i plug the Same USB back it works.
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Why does 11.04 server fail to boot with 'can't find /sbin/init'?

I just restarted my server and now when I boot up one of my Ubuntu 11.04 Server instances I am greeted with errors. It doesn't boot up. I am pretty sure this is not a hardware error as I have other ...
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No boot device has been detectede after minor update in 12.04

June 24, 2012. Minor update. As far as I remember about 20 objects, at least some related to virtual box. Reboot next day gives Message: No boot device has been detected, please press any key to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Fails to Boot after Reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on several Dell c6220 servers. The install was successful and all hardware is recognized. The problem that I am running into is that when issuing the reboot command or ...
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12.04 doesn't boot anymore after a power failure

I'm a Windows user and I have no experience with Linux and Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my netbook (Asus 1215B) and everything works fine. Yesterday I ran the "update application" and updated ...
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Failure to boot after suspending [closed]

I have two issues with Ubuntu 12.04 (upgraded from 11.04, 11.10) on my ASUS K52De laptop. First issue: Booting fails, if it follows a suspension, then a wake-up and finally a shut down. If I realize ...
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Need USB drive to boot aspire one into Ubuntu

I just installed 12.04 LTS onto my Acer Aspire One from a USB thumbdrive, and I cannot reboot unless I boot from the USB drive. If I have the USB drive plugged in, it boots, and it looks like the ...
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what is proper formatting of xorg.conf file and what improper can do?

Basically the title explains it. I was editing the xorg.conf file to make use of a multitouch driver and everything was fine, but when i added a certain option Option "SwipeRightButton" "Mod4+Left" ...
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On 10.04 Lucid, how can I add a script to startup to run as another user?

On 10.04 Lucid, how can I add a script to run at startup as another user? Will I add a script someplace like /etc/init.d/myscript ? Or is it better to put it in the cron file for root as @reboot and ...
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Updating Bios and Ubuntu 11.10.. seem like they don't mix

I recently update mi Bios Firmware, and when I try lo load up Ubuntu 11.10, it stays halted at a purple screen, it wont even boot. If I then Reboot and go to my Vista Partition, everything is working ...
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Ubuntu Stuck at boot after update [closed]

I'm doing this question because I can't edit other questions and I'm trying to set up my computer with Ubuntu but I'm a total idiot about this. I want to give Ubuntu a try, I build up a system ...
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Resume from suspend occasionally causes a restart

Occasionally my pc wont resume from suspend (to ram) properly. Instead of the expected "resume" the pc just does a normal boot. My biggest problem is that I have no clue where to look for that ...
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Problem after auto-mount using pysdm

I wanted to auto-mount my ntfs drives on boot time, so I went through this article to do so using pysdm. I followed this article auto-mount-your-ntfs-partition-in-ubuntu. But when I tried to ...
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My notebook won't boot into Ubuntu

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my Samsung R510 notebook. It's not working. There must be a hardware incompatibility, because every time I try to boot into the installer, the system will reboot ...