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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 dual boot fails after distribution upgrade - no GRUB menu! [duplicate]

I have been successfully using both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 since May 2014. After performing a "Distribution Upgrade" via the update manager GUI this morning the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel upgrades not changing default

So i have 3.13.0-34 & 3.13.0-33 & 3.13.0-24 all installed but the system constantly sticks with 3.13.0-24. update-grub does not seem to change this. grub configuration says boot entry 0. I'm ...
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after upgrade to 14.04 kernel remains 3.2.0

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.1 using the update-manager. During the upgrade there was an error about emacsen-common and I do not overwrite the file menu.lst. After the upgrade lsb_release -a gives ...
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Stuck at unresponsive ubuntu logo screen after upgrading to 14.04

When i upgraded to 14.04 and restarted the computer to finish the upgrade, ubuntu started to freez at the ubuntu logo with 5 orange dots screen. it didn't respond to Esc or alt+F1 or F2. However it ...
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1answer
140 views

grub-install fails after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 (grub-pc is broken)

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but during the installation grub-install failed: I continued with the installation and hoped to fix the grub issue afterwards. However, I ran into some ...
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1answer
20 views

Does upgrading window 8 to window 8.1 will affect ubuntu

i have a window 8.1 update to my laptop.But am afraid that after updating window 8 it will affect the grub menu and i wont able to boot into ubantu..is it safe to upgrade to window 8.1 ??
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14.04 upgrade installed to wrong disk

Computer set up with two HDs. GRUB and Debian installed on sda and Ubuntu 12.04 on sdb. After some issues with drivers for my Nvidia video card, I decided to upgrade to 14.04. (I stick with the LTS ...
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Upgrade went horribly wrong: libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.17' not found

File system is mounted readonly, so I boot into recovery mode to run fsck, and I get the following message: mountall: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.17' not found (required by ...
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1answer
29 views

Upgrading from 10.04 Server to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu dedicated server hosted at GoDaddy. I wish to make an upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04, however each time I login over SSH, I get the notice to be careful if I upgrade because I have ...
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33 views

Ubuntu 14.04 restarts computer after running GUI

First I installed 13.04 and everything was working properly. But then after upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. Sure, it's booting. I see grub2 menu. Ubuntu loading screen appears. Then GUI shows and ...
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43 views

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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0answers
51 views

Failed to Install some files when upgrading from 13.10 to 14.4 [duplicate]

I commenced an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.40. the program then asked when it had Finished, if I would like to delete files that were not used, to which I answered yes. On rebooting the computer to ...
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1answer
78 views

Repair boot after update from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu server that's been around for some time and has gone through several upgrades without any major problems. However, after the last upgrade - from 13.10 to 14.04 - the system simply ...
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0answers
20 views

grub2 issues after upgrade [duplicate]

I just upgraded a cloud server to 14.04 and grub2 going to a grub rescue prompt on boot. I have attempted to follow the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Troubleshooting But ...
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67 views

Computer Shut Off During Ubuntu 13.10 -> 14.04 Upgrade. Please Help

So my computer was originally running windows 8 when I got it and I installed ubuntu (13.04 or 13.10 i think) along side it so I could dual boot. Tonight I did the upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and my ...
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3answers
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Kernel panic after attempting to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem: I was trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 and in the middle (after the necessary packages were downloaded and beginning to be installed), I ran out of ...
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How to restore windows bootloader after upgrading windows?

I previously upgraded ubuntu to 14.04 and that left me with many broken packages and unmet dependencies. So I have to install the ubuntu 14.04 through bootable usb flash. I choosed the option ...
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1answer
27 views

Initrd regeneration on every installation

After upgrading to 14.04 and switching to lubuntu I noticed that almost any package installation entails initrd regeneration: $ aptitude reinstall udev ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger ...
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0answers
61 views

Error mounting after upgrade. Can't find directory. Can't access Ubuntu

So I've just upgraded to the latest Ubuntu and now there is a problem in Grub when it loads. mount: mounting /dev/loop() on /root failed: Invalad argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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296 views

SSH update to 14.04: The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present

I am not able to restart my Ubuntu server after upgrade from 13 to 14.04. What can I do to make things work again? I tried to upgrade my server over ssh to ubuntu 14.04. When the installation ...
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67 views

Ubuntu 14.04: Where did my GRUB go?

I have an Asus Q200E 64-bit laptop. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 (and the older versions earlier) along with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for the last 1½ years. I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. ...
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69 views

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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1answer
119 views

Upgrade problems (from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04)

I just upgraded my PC from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I followed each any every step, but after upgrading everything I clicked on the restart button to apply the changes, found myself stuck on a blank ...
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1answer
72 views

Problem after upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04, after I got a notification about it. All the installation went well but after restart now, when I go to the Ubuntu option from grub, it shows only a purple screen ...
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1answer
352 views

Can't boot in windows 8 after upgrade to 14.04

As advised I am asking here about my problem. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 I can't boot in windows 8.1. Right away after upgrade I noticed that few of my previous options are missing in grub. Then I ...
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“error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error.” repeatedly during upgrade

I'm currently running a distribution upgrade and my terminal output looks like this: ... Generating grub.cfg ... error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error. error: cannot ...
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1answer
415 views

Failed to Install Grub During Upgrade to 13.10

I have upgraded our Ubuntu 12.10 remote server to 13.10. During the upgrade process, I was asked which partition to install Grub2 to. I didn't know which drive was the boot drive, thus I checked all ...
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150 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu after updating from Windows 8 to 8.1 [duplicate]

I was having Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 (dual-boot) on my laptop. Recently I updated Windows 8 to 8.1. From then on when starting the system I cannot see the grub (directly boots into windows). I ...
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918 views

What happens after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

I'm planning to update to Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha builds using the in-place upgrade method. However, when installing Ubuntu 13.10 I set the grub installation to Ubuntu partition so that my PC originally ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.4 shutdown in the middle of installation, and now i cant even run it live

I have had ubuntu 10.04 until yesterday, when my dad got home with a disc that has 12.4 on it, i quickly put it into the laptop and started the install, and everything was going fine, but apparently ...
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1answer
262 views

Need to update to latest supported kernel version in Ubuntu 12.04

Right now i am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel as 3.8.0-35-generic , while i use this kernel i face a lot of problems i) Graphics of my LCD screen connected to my laptop via VGA cable appears to be ...
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1answer
34 views

Is it possible to upgrade Windows without affecting Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed on my computer. Even if most of the time I use Ubuntu, I would like to upgrade win7 to win8.1 (as student I have it free). I'm wondering if the ...
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2answers
574 views

How to reinstate dualboot after upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I had a dual-boot setup of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. Initially the dual-boot setup asked for some tweaking as Windows 8 insisted on being UEFI started. But it worked lateron. ...
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1answer
50 views

Ubuntu will not boot after upgrade

I upgraded from 10.04 to the next version and now I see the Ubuntu logo briefly and the screen goes blank. I can get to the recovery mode. How can I fix this problem without losing the existing data?
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2answers
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How to select option in “Configuration grub-pc” menu

I would like to select /dev/sda in the "Configuration grub-pc" menu that popped up in my terminal while upgrading my distro version. However, I have no idea how to select it! Every key I press either ...
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1answer
51 views

Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
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1answer
594 views

Can't boot Ubuntu anymore after attempting upgrade

I tried to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version 'Saucy Salamander' and someone in my household logged me out at some point during the process. Now I cant' boot up. The computer goes to a GNU GRUB ...
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1answer
169 views

Upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 broke my system, completely.

First, I hope that this is not a duplicate, because I found my question quite strange and unique, and I don't have any idea with it. These days I heard of the new Ubuntu release, version 13.10 and I ...
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1answer
291 views

Grub problem after upgrading Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along Win7. I have tried to upgrade Ubuntu via Synaptic. After upgrade, Grub screen does not have Ubuntu in its List. You can see shot in below : Please tell me what am i ...
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1answer
39 views

Configuring grub-pc for Upgrade

I was upgrading my Ubuntu and the upgrade stopped with the following message. The GRUB boot loader was previously installed to a disk that is no longer present, or whose unique identifier has ...
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1answer
242 views

Can I uninstall specific version of kernel? [closed]

I upgraded from LinuxMint 14 to 15. After the upgrade the normal boot pointed to "Linux Mint 15 MATE 64-bit, 3.8.0-27-generic" in the grub file. The normal boot fails, it freezes on an error - "Kernel ...
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1answer
372 views

kernel did not upgrade between 12.04->12.10->13.04

Last week I did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and after that from 12.10 to 13.04. Almost everything worked quite ok, but i noticed that the kernel was still 3.2.0.52 and not a 3.8 kernel. ...
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1answer
436 views

after update (13.04) ended up with a grub.cfg that grub says has invalid commands

Installed ubuntu 12.10 on a Asus vivobook (X202E, but many similar models around) by resizing the original windows8 partition, disabled safeboot, and installed in EFI mode. this is my Partition table ...
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1answer
484 views

Re-installing newer Ubuntu- does “Erase Ubuntu… and reinstall” delete grub?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with grub providing dual boot. I would like to upgrade the Ubuntu via a re-installation and keep my grub so I can dual boot. I am at the point in the installation ...
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1answer
56 views

What to do if I upgarde to the latest version and the only available kernel does not work?

So I have a 2005 one-core Acer, was great at the time but old now. Ubuntu has kept this thing moving forward working very well, however the latest two versions have been heavy on it. Most importantly ...
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1answer
3k views

How to reinstall newest Linux Kernel?

Hello I upgraded all packages on my Ubuntu 13.04, and kernel also. But in upgrading process kernel upgrade failed, and I must always after grub load select older kernel. It is a terminal command to ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 Stuck During Boot After Grub

I just upgraded Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 today. Everything went smooth until after reboot,and now at the grub menu. If I picked the first option (which says Ubuntu) it goes to a blank screen with a ...
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2answers
502 views

Ubuntu 13.04 hangs at grab after upgrading

I met with a problem or two every single time I upgraded Ubuntu to a newer version. And this time, when I upgraded Ubunutu from 12.10 to 13.04 the new problem was that, the booting hangs at GRUB. ...
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6answers
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Problem - Boots into Blank Black Screen

After upgrade my desktop system (asrock z77, intel i5, geforce gtx 650, 16 GB ram) can only boot to a black screen. I mean after the GRUB interface (kernel is 3.8.8-19-generic) and purple screen. I ...
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Ubuntu not booting after upgrade failed [from quantal to raring]

I am having a big time getting my laptop to boot again. I have launch the upgrade process yesterday before going to sleep and today upon waking up, I saw that the upgrade somehow failed to complete ...