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Configuring grub-pc update error

Software Updater has been getting stuck at the same point, "Configuring grub-pc", for almost a month now. The Software Updater itself hangs. Searching the forum I didn't find any recent posts for ...
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How to rollback software updates? [duplicate]

I am having some difficulty with recent software updates and this is not the first time. By pressing the shift key on startup I can (usually) get the grub menu but when I choose "advanced options" it ...
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12.04 w/3.2.0-60-generic boot fail

I am NEW to Ubuntu, speak to me as if I'm an elementary student. I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO reprogram or edit code, but I could do it if I'm given step by step instructions. I was helping a friend with ...
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Troubles with ubuntu updating from 12.04 to 14.04: grub rescue

i have a big problem. I have a Sony Vaio laptop UEFI with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I had the version 12.04, then i update it using the update manager and now when i turn on the pc instead of let me ...
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Grub doesn't load Windows after Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Today I wanted to play a game on windows but if I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu, the menu disappears and nothing else happenes. So I tried several things like run ...
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2 linux partitions, how to force one's grub menu to win?

I have 2 Ubuntu partitions Ubuntu 14.04 that is my desktop system Kubuntu 14.04 that is my development enviroment Each time Ubuntu 14.04 updates the kernel, writes his own grub menu, and each time ...
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Booting problems after update

Yesterday I updated my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T440p) to Ubuntu 14.04. Afterwards I restarted the laptop, but the operating system wouldn't start. I can''t get into the booting menu to choose Ubuntu ...
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grub not updated as required, what should I do?

I'm running a daily build of the Ubuntu Trusy Tahr 14.04 (64 bit). I recently updated, when it mentioned that one of the updates regards the grub file, which was edited manually. I know why it was ...
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My grub is gone after update to ubuntu 13. I get a grub prompt on boot how do I get back?

I have found different posts here that deal with similar issues, but I am unable to get any of these to work. Here is what happened to me: I had an ubuntu-12 installation, on which I ran update and ...
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Kernel oops when updating grub.cfg (mktemp)

I tried to update my kernel today, and I got a kernel oops. Since it aborted the installation via apt-get, I can now reproduce it using sudo dpkg --configure -a, see http://pastebin.com/fvES9PtW The ...
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Install older kernel in a server and made it the default boot option in grub

I need to install an older kernel version (3.2.0-24-generic) on an existing Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3.8.0-34-generic) LAMP server and a new install Ubuntu 12.04.4 (3.11). After the installation I will need to ...
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Do I need to run grub update after cloing my Ubuntu partition to my new ssd?

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, been using 12.04 LTS for a few months. I have it installed on a 160GB Seagate rotating media drive dual booting with Windows Vista and all has been going well. I ...
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Updated Windows 8, tried to fix with Boot Repair and can't pass GNU GRUB screen

I'm having a hard time now with my laptop. I have an ASUS X501 with Windows8 preloaded and I decided to install Ubuntu Studio last year. Everything was great, I was able to choose to boot into Ubuntu ...
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Personal files disappeared after ubuntu upgrade

I was coming from Ubuntu 12.04, I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 with a live CD today. Something went wrong in the installation Executing 'grub-install/dev/sda7/' failed This is a fatal error Now, I ...
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grub2 entries disturbed by following ubuntu recommendation on replacing files

Hardware: A desktop, a bit out of date, 2 physical HD's (each of which carries Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04.3) Problem: Duplicate entries of grub menu on /dev/sdb When: 0600 of 2014/01/06 (this ...
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Error while am try to update it

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/plushuang-tw/uget-stable/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ...
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Ubuntu Update Boot Entry

I'm have Ubuntu 13.10 running on my Asus laptop. I often check for updates and there are times that Ubuntu downloads and installs an entry that is labeled generic. Every time this happens, a new GRUB ...
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Error during system update

I'm here to ask help because since each time I do a system update I get errors on the terminal and it is impossible for me to update the kernel to more recent versions. Here I post the output of the ...
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how to load ubuntu 12.04 from grub after update on 04/26/13

Computer Details: Toshiba, natively runs Windows7 64-bit. I currently dual-boot Windows 7 / Linux and have a virtual hard drive of Windows 8 (rarely used) Background: I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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System no longer boots, gave up waiting for root device, (initramfs), /dev/mapper/gnome-root does not exist

After installing an update, my system no longer boots. I have full disk encryption (the one the installer sets up for you) enabled so it usually asks for the key only seconds after booting past GRUB. ...
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Kernel Panic error: Attempted to kill 'init'

After making a update on my Toshiba Satellite L300D laptop I started getting this error message: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode =0x00000007 I am currently running ...
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How to lock grub2 default selection?

This morning linux-image-3.5.0-26-generic was installed during a software update. On my laptop this proved to be unusable after 10 minutes. I changed to linux-image-3.5.0-24-generic and all seems ...
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How to get rid of confusing configuring grub-pc GRUB install devices

I've deployed a number of Ubuntu machines with Clonezilla. After an update they ask the user to install grub on sda or sda1. I assume it has to do with the hard drive changing as this is a cloned ...
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Running “update-grub” doesn't update GRUB!

When I run either sudo update-grub or sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg, it proceeds as normal, but when I check /boot/grub/grub.cfg, the file is the same as before even though I have ...
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Ubuntu update deleted entries from grub

My computer currently has Fedora, Ubuntu, and Windows installed. I just updated Ubuntu 12.04, and on restarting, the Fedora entry was gone from GRUB. Ubuntu and Windows remained, though. I have ...
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Kernel missing after update, reappears after using Live USB

I run 12.04 on a ASUS laptop that's about 3+ years old, that has a bad battery. (Requires constant AC power.) I recently did an update that included a kernel. I ran the update and rebooted, and for ...
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Fedora login gone after Ubuntu updates on a dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu After a software update for Ubuntu, my dual boot with Fedora will not show Fedora in the start menu. It just boots into Ubuntu ...
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How do I permanently reduce Grub waiting time?

I edited /boot/grub/grub.cfg to reduce the Grub waiting time, but after recent update resets grub.cfg file to its initial state. I know there is a way to make it permanent, but I don't know how. ...
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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Why won't grub load my newly upgraded kernel?

I upgrade my kernel when I run update-grub, these are found Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ... Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-3.4.0-3-generic Found kernel: ...
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12.04 upgrade broke grub? (not wubi related)

I just updated from 11.10 to 12.04, with no major problems (it took a while to get past a request to restart ssh, mysql and some other services, but I did no fiddling by myself, everything was done by ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 then 12.04 then 60+ updates then boot only shows grub

I had 11.10 x64 installed on AMD 4core with NVidia card. I had problems changing screen resolution. I have just over-installed 12.04 x64. It went well. Screen resolution changes worked well. I ran ...
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Error on boot: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues

When I boot into Linux, I get this: Error: unknown command 'gfxmode'. Pressing any key continues It takes about 5 secs to boot after that. Pretty slow compared to 11.10, I think. Anyway, my Ubuntu ...
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problems downloading boot-repair

I upgraded my laptop and when I reboot it, I have problems with grub. I put the live CD and tried to download the boot-repair, by putting in the terminal sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 10.10 installed in MacBook Pro with dual boot

So, this is my problem: I was able to install Ubuntu 11.10 in dual boot in my MacBook Pro 5.1 with rEFIt. I had to do it twice because first time I installed GRUB in /sda instad of in /sda3. Anyways, ...
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After updating kernel to 3.0.0-14 the system does not boot

After the updatemanager gave me an update of the kernel from 3.0.0-13 to -14 i am not able to boot with that new kernel. I have to manually select -13 from older kernels. This is even true for ...
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how do I uninstall old kernel options listed in Grub2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove/hide old kernel versions? I installed Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 11.10, went to Janitor, and selected and removed old kernels that appeared there ...
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Ubuntu option disappear from grub 11.10 after update on a dual partition

After today's update Nov. 22, 2011 Ubuntu option disappear from grub 11.10 on my dual partition. some of fdisk -l: Device Boot System /dev/sda1 * HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 Extended ...
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Dual monitor setup can cause boot problem?

I have a two monitor setup, one 22" (1680x1050 res., 16:10) and another 19" (1280x1024 res. 5:4). I've installed ubuntu 11.10 beta2 x86, and the installation worked fine, the system boot was ...
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Why does Grub2 break EVERY time I update my laptop?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04. I just don't understand it. It doesn't matter if it is a kernel upgrade, or an Adobe Flash update. The next time I restart my computer Grub2 breaks. All I get is a blinking ...
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Impossible to update grub2 entries

I installed an Ubuntu Studio in one of the partitions that I had for using Gnome3. The Grub2 that was installed by the default Ubuntu Studio changed all the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file creating its own ...
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GRUB error: no loaded kernel

I'm quite new to Linux, so please bear with me. On my pc I had installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04, I then switched to Kubuntu 10.x, and yesterday I installed the new main update 11.x and I left the ...
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How to fix the boot loader with an installation disk at hand

I recently messed up my Master Boot Record and my system is not booting. I was dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. Both of them are not loading now. I don't care if I lose my windows, but I want my ...
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Grub Doesn't Load after Update

After I updated ubuntu (I believe it was most likely a kernel update) and restarted I selected ubuntu from the windows boot loader (I am using wubi). At this point I would usually land on the grub ...
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Prevent new options being added to grub after kernel updates?

Every time I new kernel update is installed to my system, it adds itself again to the boot menu. Right now my boot menu has 3 linux option, one for each kernel version. how can I avoid that new ...
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Why is my boot menu getting longer?

This question is going to be little incomplete but I am sure you will guess what my problem is. So 2 days back When I restarted my machine I got 7 options on the Boot Screen instead of 5. Earlier ...
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Hibernate to a swap file

I have configured a new Ubuntu 10.10 installation in a Notebook to use a swap file, instead of using a swap partition. For default is not possible to get Ubuntu to hibernate using a swap file, so i ...
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Grub no longer boots after kernel update (second time now)

Some weeks ago I configured a dual boot laptop to run Xubuntu 10.4 on the third partition of my disk (i.e. I had to set the installation location manually). Everything was fine until I had installed ...