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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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Why sometimes Grub Menu is shown when starting ubuntu server?

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my device. When I was testing it, I turned on the device and Ubuntu was loaded automatically. However, when I moved the device to the workplace and turned it ...
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Ubuntu server system installation failed and GRUB PC can't install in /target/

So I tried to install Ubuntu server on my old laptop that had windows xp on it. But since that will not be supported anymore I thought. Let's make a little server of it. But unfortunately it doesn't ...
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Upgrade Kernel to 3.8.0-35-generic fails to boot. “Gave up waiting for root device”

The previous kernel 3.8.0-34 was fine, and is still fine when I choose "older kernels" from the GRUB screen at boot. Note, this is a corporate system on VMware and using LVM as per defaults. Have ...
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Why is GRUB failing to install?

I'm trying to install ubuntu Server to a RAID5 array. I have three, 3Tb disks, each with a GPT partition table. I have set up my partitions as follows: /dev/sda 1. 512 Mb physical RAID volume 2. 3 ...
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How to make Ubuntu 12.04 Server bootable again?

I just began taking a Digital Forensics course on campus, and thought having Kali Linux would be a good tool to familiarize myself. My computer has two separate hard drives, one for Ubuntu Server ...
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Removing Windows 7 and install ubuntu server 12.03.4 (but windows boot manager still appear)

I removed windows 7 and installed ubuntu server 12.03.4 but when the computer start the (black screen for windows boot manager appear) like this : ...
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unknown filesystem, grub rescue

When I try to boot I get this message: error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue> _ results of: grub rescue> ls are as follows: (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos1) (hd1) (fd0)
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How to load Ubuntu Server automatically in Grub

This is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: # info -f grub -n ...
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Ubuntu Server/Desktop System failure help?

I recently had an ubuntu system running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 Desktop. I ran some updates using the larger synamptic package collection of software. Then I realized my system was ...
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Setting console resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware

I've completed an install of Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware and am running into a problem configuring the console (non-graphical) resolution. When I was running Ubuntu Server 13.04, I ran into the ...
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Ubuntu Server Boot Demands Internet Connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server. After I make my selection in GRUB, the boot process starts. When I have a wired connection to the internet (the connection I used to install the system) it boots ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.04.3 doesn't boot w/ EFI

I'm was actually trying to install Debian Wheezy (which failed horribly), then tried Ubuntu Server 13.04 and got the exact same problems as w/ Debian: After installing, the system doesn't show any ...
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Ubuntu Server Raid Install

I am installing Ubuntu Server 13.04 on an ICH9R raid controller with 1tb of space (5 250gb Raid 5). Everything goes fine until the point of installing Grub. It will not install grub to anywhere but ...
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Boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS SERVER iso from grub2

I checked grub2 loopback booting ubuntu server iso, and I still have some problems. the menuentry is : menuentry "Install Ubuntu Server" { set isofile="/iso/ubuntu-12.04-server-amd64.iso" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server: new kernels never used

I have three servers, all running Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. When installed, the kernel is given a relatively small partition of around 227MB. When new kernels are released, they are installed, and Grub ...
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How can I fix display “out of range” message after install?

After installing Ubuntu server 12, I get the message "out of range" from my monitor (Asus vh236h). The PC is a Compaq Proliant ML310 G1. I have verified that it is up and running otherwise, by using ...
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How do I get my server to boot normally again? Stuck at Grub command line

All of a sudden my Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring) server does not boot correctly anymore. It stops at a grub command line. If I type ls, I get (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0) i can then ls each ...
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Installing 13.04 Server on Hardware raid 0. Fails to install grub on /dev/mapper

I am installing 13.04 Server using guided setup. It is going on a hardware raid 0. Everything is working swell until I get to where I need to install grub. It gives examples of /dev/sda and /dev/sdb ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.04 on IBM x3300 M4 - boot failure

I installed Ubuntu Server 13.04 on an IBM x3300 M4 system. Everything was fine during the installation, and all the required updates were done automatically, but when the installation was completed ...
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mountall problem on RAID

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 with a software RAID 1 and had to run boot-repair to make the system bootable. Now everything seems to be ok except that it throws following warnings during each ...
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Dual Boot - Grub2 not detecting Ubuntu Server (10.4, 64 bit) after installing Ubuntu Desktop (12.04)

Requirement I have a computer which runs Ubuntu 10.4.3 (64 bit server) installed over LVM and /boot filesystem and I wanted it to dual boot to Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop, 32 bit). Completed Successfully: ...
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Swapped graphics card, ended with dead system

Where to start.... My OS is Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 AMD64 (no specific reason to get server other than avoiding any preset desktop environment right out of the box). I was having the fun of my lifetime ...
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grub error: out of disk when booting 12.04 server with hardware RAID5 and gpt

I'm trying to do a new install of 12.04 server on one node of a Dell PowerEdge C6145 with the following spec: 48 cores 512GB RAM LSI MegaRAID 9265 controller 4x2TB disks, configured with RAID5 giving ...
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Installing 12.04LTS Server on a Fake RAID10

Scenario Install Ubuntu 12.04LTS Server on a RAID10 with boot on a RAID1. 4 - 2Tb SATA Hard Drives 3 Partitions (/boot, /, and swap) boot (256Mb from each disk) setup in RAID1 /dev/md0 partition ...
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Setup with BIOS but GPT partition table (due to 3 TB disk)?

How can I use a disk with GPT partition table on a system with a BIOS but no (U)EFI? I have a system with a 3 TB drive (no other drives and since this is a remote machine I have no choices here) and ...
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when installing /boot inside a lvm group, where do I install the boot loader?

I am setting a personal file/cloud server based on ubuntu server 12.04 and owncloud but there are certain things about the partitioning that I can't get my head around... Let's say for example I want ...
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Mouse stopped responding after installing Ubuntu Server

It was 2 operating systems on my machine, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, both 64bit version. All works well, firstly I installed Win, then the Desktop version of Ubuntu, lasts's GRUB rewrites ...
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Grub rescue prevents live cd/usb or boot menu

TL;DR: grub rescue comes up and won't let me even load bios, boot menu, or fire up live cd/usb. Laptop is EUFI capable, with Windows 8 on one partition. I have a Lenovo Ideapad which just came in ...
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I have a ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS it is giving an error saying grub installation failed?

I have ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (32 bit) it is giving an error saying grub installation failed Here is a screenshot of the error: I have other ...
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How to find out where the “grub” is installed [duplicate]

My Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS asking me during "apt-get dist-upgrade" where to install "GRUB" update. So how i can simply found out which partition/disc is the proper answer? I mean how to found out ...
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How to fix a failing grub-pc package installation in Hyper-V virtual machine?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 64 bit on a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine. I am having issues with the following error: the grub-pc package failed to install into /target/ I have tried ...
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How can I run update-grub if I can't boot into linux?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 onto an old HP DL320 G2. This has a ATI Rage XL video card built in. Everything seems to install okay, but I'm having problems with booting. Once the server ...
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/usr/sbin/grub never finishes

I did apt-get upgrade it never finishes at this point: Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default Testing for an existing ...
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Grub does not display on older computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 on an older desktop for a friend. The tower doesnt have an onboard graphics card, so we had to install an AGP graphics card to plug in a monitor. The install ...
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How to enable GRUB menu on Ubuntu 12.04 server?

I have an Ubuntu server installed, and no matter what settings do I try to change, the GRUB menu won't appear. It only shows "Booting hard disk ...10... 9..." and that's all! My /etc/default/grub ...
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12.04 Server only boots in Recovery

Linux/Ubuntu rookie here, so please be patient, and thank you in advance for any help! I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server 32-bit on my old Dell Dimension E310. When I boot it up, it takes me to ...
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How change what kernel boots Ubuntu XEN VPS?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu server 12.04. A while ago, my host installed an alternative kernel (one of Amazon's EC2 kernels) to fix a boot issue I was having. Now, 2 Ubuntu releases later, this kernel ...
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All files gone after running fsck. How can I recover my files?

I installed Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS. It worked great for many months, until today I decided to run fsck on the system partition and although it warned me, I kept pressing yes and now it will only boot ...
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Installing GRUB boot Loader freezes when Running “grub-install dummy”

When installing Ubuntu 12.04 server from a disc, my system freezes up after the installation comes to Installing GRUB boot loader, with a 50% completion bar and the command "Running "grub-install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation on GPT + RAID going into grub rescue [closed]

I have two 2TB disks. I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 using the alternate version of the server cd. On the partitioning page I have done my partitioning as follows /dev/sda1 - 32 MB - bios_grub ...
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grub2 loopback booting ubuntu server iso

I've got usb-keys setup to multi-boot different linux images using grub2 loopback. The standard ubuntu release isos boot fine, however when attempting to use the server iso it will fail to install ...
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Un-install ubuntu server and grub menu [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu server 11.10 and win 7 on different drives (dual boot) on my laptop. Could anyone tell me how to remove ubuntu server and grub loader? I have tried log in to win 7 and format ...
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How to set Grub to automatically load Xen kernel

How do you configure Grub to automatically use the Xen kernel under Ubuntu 11.10? No matter what I do, it loads the first menuentry. The only way I can get it to load Xen is to manually select the ...
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Server stuck at black screen after reboot

I recently put together a new server running Ubuntu Server 11.10 and it's all working great except for one little detail. Whenever I run "sudo reboot" everything works fine until I get to the grub ...
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459 views

Why won't the GRUB menu appear after a fresh server install?

I recently applied a fresh install of 11.10 server, and when the GRUB menu should appear on boot, my monitor says it doesn't support the current input timing. This is an LCD monitor, and I get a ...
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How can I increase the console resolution of my Ubuntu server

I am running an Ubuntu server inside VMware workstation, when I run the VM the screen is really small. I want to increase it to something that fits in the whole VMware console. I tried changing the ...
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Disable Computer from booting into gnome

I have a laptop running Ubuntu Server. I installed Ubuntu Desktop onto it by running sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. Now, by default, the computer boots into gnome. What can I do to make it boot ...
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Installation fails with “error: No such disk”

I installed ubuntu 11.04 with the CD. My computer already has windows 7, and I want to install Ubuntu, the installation process takes place normally, I used to be ubuntu, but when my windows 7 to ...
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How can I force Ubuntu to boot on a stuck boot menu?

I have Ubuntu Server 11.04, but it is headless (no monitor). The only way I want to be able to access it is remotely via SSH. But, sometimes, say after a power loss, when the server restarts, it will ...