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Moving a Wubi install to a different Windows 'drive'

I was wanting to move my wubi install from drive E: to C: as to have a working backup location that is not on the drive which I will be migrating to a regular install. (I want to make the E: drive a ...
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Can I force grub2-update NOT to use uuid?

I am experiencing install hell trying to add an installation of Ubuntu 12.10 and Scientific Linux 6.3 to an old machine (BIOS not EFI) with Debian Squeeze and Linux Mint 10. The installs seem to go OK ...
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moved ubuntu folder from C: to D: drive how to correct UUID entries

I had a previous Ubuntu 11.10 installation which was done using Wubi in D: drive of my computer. The corresponding grub.cfg entries are: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1546414/ Now I wanted to use Ubuntu ...
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LUKS initramfs boot problem: “/dev/mapper/ubuntu-root does not exist.” How can I fix it using a backup?

First time asker, relatively new to Ubuntu/Linux. Haven't had much luck with the search function. Please forgive the essay below - the problem is a bit unique, I think... I'm running 12.04 on a ...
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How do you get a UUID from a a device on the grub2 prompt?

I'm trying to perform some grub2 troubleshooting related to this question, and as part of the troubleshooting I'm trying to figure out what grub can see during the boot. How can I get the UUID of, say ...
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What is the full list of things to change on a cloned partition in order for the grub to boot it?

Note: this is related to this issue, but I don't think it is the same. I am running ubuntu 12.10, which exists in a certain partition on my /dev/sda drive. I have ubuntu 10.10 running on /dev/sdb1. ...
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Booting from cd, how update grub2 to reflect changed uuid?

I changed disks around now I get a message from grub (grub2) saying disk w/ uuid=XXXX does not exist. I've booted from a usb flash drive now, but can't figure out how to run the grub update so that ...
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Converting physical Ubuntu 11.10 to VMware

We recently go an VMware ESX Server. No I tried, using the Converter from VMware, to convert smaller physical servers to virtual servers. Unfortunately, thats not easy. First, I got the problem that ...
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grub workaround for cannot find UUID in dual boot system fails and now grub won't boot anything

New clean install of x86 11.10 desktop. Dual boot with windows XP and Linux on separate drives. After install grub will not boot Windows, but by changing boot drive boots fine. When I go to fix ...