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After upgrade to 14.04 I cannot boot Ubuntu or even get Grub menu

Once I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8.1/Ubuntu dualboot, when trying to boot I just get a black screen rather than the familiar GRUB menu. As usual when I get any issue with booting up, I ...
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1answer
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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
149 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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Unable to boot Ubuntu after updating from Windows 8 to 8.1

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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0answers
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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
170 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
31 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
393 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. ...
0
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1answer
44 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
667 views

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
42 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
462 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 ...
0
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1answer
144 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
247 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 ...
0
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1answer
34 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 ...
1
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1answer
188 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
354 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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0answers
29 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 failed

My computer had both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. When I tried to upgrade it to Ubuntu 12.10, firstly grub was not loading. and the grub rescue prompt was given. I ran the boot repair after which the ...
0
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1answer
399 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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0answers
61 views

Running apt-get upgrade without reconfiguring grub

I've got 2 disks, each of them including an encrypted LUKS system partition, in my system, each of them running Ubuntu 12.04 (one for private use, one for business use) The problem is, if I am ...
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1answer
310 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 ...
0
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1answer
52 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
2k 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
1k views

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 ...
0
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2answers
480 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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0answers
175 views

Trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04, logo - black screen

I recently attempted to upgrade from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 13.04. Upon restart, I get a quick flash of the Ubuntu logo, and then the screen goes black. It stays that way until I restart the device. I ...
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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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2answers
565 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
374 views

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 affecting other systems

I'm quite new to using Ubuntu. I have a dual-booted computer, running Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10. I'm planning to get an upgrade to 13.04. In terminal, I know the command is "do-release-upgrade". ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu became Kubuntu after upgrading to 13.04!

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.10 setup to 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade. After going through the process and rebooting, I was a little confused by the GRUB menu showing a "Kubuntu" option ...
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2answers
262 views

How do I upgrade the kernel?

I have to upgrade to the new 3.7 kernel from 3.5 on Ubuntu 12.10 (3.5.0-24-generic kernel default) while also leaving the previously installed kernels and allow their optional selection during the ...
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1answer
122 views

Messed up partitions after 11.04 upgrade

I wanted to upgrade my old 10.10 to 12.04 using alternate CD, and had to upgrade to 11.04 first. Unfortunately I ran into the following error after upgrading and rebooting to ubuntu : the disk ...
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0answers
150 views

Should I install GRUB while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS?

I just purchased a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. During the installation, it asked if I would like to install GRUB. I actually don't know if I want to install GRUB or not. I'm afraid that I may mess ...
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1answer
739 views

Ubuntu all screwy after dist-upgrade. How do I revert the damage? [closed]

After last night's kernel upgrade I'm getting the following symptoms: After restarting computer several times. One of my screens (always the same one) is split down the middle. Not always in the ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I fix “mdadm: /dev/sdc1 not large enough to join array” for three identical discs?

After uppgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my server grub started to complain and give errors about my raid array, everything still seems to be working but it is a bit unnerving to have grub giving ...
2
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1answer
138 views

Unsuccessful upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 LTS leads to black screen with cursor blinking

During the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4, I got stuck on a screen with background image, and nothing else. I restarted the computer, and after GRUB menu, screen gets black with cursor blinking. I've ...
2
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2answers
83 views

Will GRUB be upgraded if I upgrade my system to a newer release?

I have a system with Ubuntu 11.10 and GRUB classic installed. Does an upgrade to the most recent version of Ubuntu also updates my GRUB to GRUB2?
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0answers
56 views

Tripple booting with Refit

I am currently working on a MAC that is dual booting Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit with MAC OS X (Lion I think) 64-bit via Refit; I never use the OS X partition because I can't stand the UI on Macs, my question ...
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0answers
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How can I repair my raided system if I have recently upgraded Ubuntu and the system starts now with “grub rescue”?

My question is as stated in the title. I tried to find the constituents of Grub at different folders as described elsewhere and I found the folder but when I tried the insmod Linux command, the ...
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1answer
294 views

grub boot order problems after update

My grub menu went through rather extensive changes after the last update. It started booting to my old 12.04 entry by default. Where this gets confusing is that there is no longer a 12.10 entry in ...
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4answers
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Grub does not autoboot the default option after upgrade to 12.10

I recently upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and since that time, the system does not automatically boot. It always opens the boot menu, and I have to press Enter to make it boot Ubuntu. It seems ...
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1answer
1k views

In trying to repair grub, I get an “Uncompression Error System Halted” notice

I had Ubuntu 12 .04 then installed windows. As usual, it wiped out my Ubuntu 12.04 grub. So I tried using a live CD to repair grub. However, the CD never really load and after eternity it gives me an ...
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3answers
3k views

Problem reinstall GRUB2

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 -> 12.10. The install seemed to go well but upon reboot, I get the grub recovery console. I tried to reinstall using the boot-repair Boot Repair which usually works a ...
2
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3answers
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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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1answer
1k views

Booting trouble after upgrade to 12.10 on a Dell XPS 15z

Before the upgrade, booting did not work out of the box, but this site told me to put "acpi=noirq" before "quiet splash" in the commands befre startup, and edit /etc/default/grub too. This worked ...
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2answers
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Grub Rescue prompt after 12.10 upgrade

Dual boot HP desktop that had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 working fine until yesterday. Upgraded to 12.10 and the grub install gave an error of not being able to write to the boot sector. It looks ...
2
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1answer
108 views

Does changing in `lsb-release` file affects upgrades?

I have Ubuntu and Edubuntu installed on my laptop. But both shows as "Ubuntu ..." in the grub menu. To workaround this, I can change the variable DISTRIB_ID and DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION to have values ...
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1answer
1k views

Unattended grub configuration after kernel upgrade

Today I have been working on automatic deployment of an ubuntu server. I got stuck on automatic updating of the server using apt-get upgrade trying to upgrade to a new kernel. The log looks like this: ...