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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...
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Stuck booting after network adapter change

I have been switching around my VirtualBox network adapters recently, and when I got to the office today my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM got stuck at Starting MySQL [OK] (or whatever the phrasing is of that ...
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No USB boot. No CD boot. Can I install Ubunto on a Mac Mini?

I've been through the answers to similar questions, but they all require USB or CDROM booting. I've installed EFI - it might be that I've not done that correctly, but it boots in EFI, but doesn't find ...
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Forcing DVD Boot

well it's my first post... I've taken the job of doing a routine OS change on a laptop and now I'm facing a serious trouble since the BIOS and S.M.A.R.T check to press F12 or Del to change the boot ...
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I cannot use live DVD or USB or install

I tried to install Ubuntu from a DVD-R without success. It would start to boot and then it would go to a blank screen with diagonal lines. I've verified the md5sum and then verified the disk when I ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox logs in to blank purple screen (nomodeset doesn't help)

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in an Oracle VM Virtualbox on an HP Pavilion laptop. When I start it, I get a logon screen, but when I logon it just hangs with a blank purple screen. I tried the ...
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2answers
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Broken Splash boot screen with significant performance and freezing issues

okay heres the story and yes this is important becauses its what was the last thing i did before this madness watched a youtube video which ive now flagged and reported but he basically instructed us ...
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“this kernel requires a x86-64 CPU but only detected an i686CPU.” when installing Ubuntu on Virtualbox [duplicate]

While trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 I have this message: this kernel requires a x86-64 CPU but only detected an i686CPu. Unable to boot use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. What should I do?
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not iso file as a input for virtualbox

I have windows XP boot able CD. It is not XP's iso file. Can I use this one to pass to my downloaded virtual box in Ubuntu? I got ISO files to virtual box but this one is not iso. just a boot able.Is ...
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1answer
149 views

Virtualbox Virtual Machines Won't Boot After Cloning

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty using the current version of VirtualBox from Oracle's repo (with the extensions, if that matters). When I create a Debian Wheezy guest using UEFI mode, the install works ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Newly compiled kernel not booting up (vanilla kernel 3.12.14)

I downloaded, configured and installed kernel downloaded from kernel.org. While booting up this new kernel for the first time, this error screen shows which is pointing towards a missing or wrongly ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Ubuntu 12.04 black boot screen and boot-repair failed

I cannot boot Ubuntu 12.04 after from a copy of my VirtualBox file. I am getting a "GNU GRUB version 1.99-12ubuntu5" screen with these options: Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-24-generic Ubuntu, with Linux ...
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2answers
211 views

Booting ubuntu via VirtualBox on Win7 goes to black screen after this prompt

![GNU GRUB Screen]http://imgur.com/oUg6f5S 99% of the time The first option is selected by VirtualBox in under 3 seconds, the other 1% it pauses for me to actually choose. No matter the option I ...
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1answer
129 views

VirtualBox fatal error no media found

Installed xUbuntu 13.10 on my virtual machine on WIN8 host. Everything was OK, so I installed only LAMP without any modification. Next day I switched up virtual machine I got error message on ...
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2answers
163 views

How to enable virtualization on booting? (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

I want to use virtual box but it giving me errors (VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system). And in the virtual box settings, I am not able to open accelerator tab as it's ...
0
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0answers
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13.04 No suitable module for running kernal found

My machine froze on my screensaver yesterday so i forced a shutdown. Now i can't reboot into my GUI - TTY works. The fail message i receive on startup is "No suitable module for running kernel ...
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1answer
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VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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0answers
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Virtual Box- Boot medium not found error

I wanted to try Back Track 5. So i installed Oracle Virtual Box Manager. I setup my back track Linux in the Vbox with 512 Mb ram and for storage i created a Virtual Box Disk Image (VDI) and the ...
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How to start Virtual box machines automatically when booting?

I have many Virtual box machines in my Ubuntu12.04, each time i shutdown or reboot i have to start them one by one. I wanna a help in writing script for automatically autostart the VBox machines ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Custom Live CD Failing to Boot

I'm trying to create a custom Live CD of Ubuntu 13.10 with an updated kernel among a couple other preinstalled applications. I'm following this guide, which is a bit tedious, but I can't get any ...
1
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1answer
821 views

Can't bootUbuntu 64-bit using Virtual Box on host Windows 7 64-bit [duplicate]

The error I get says, This kernel requires and x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please us a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I have Enabled I/O APIC.
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2answers
42 views

Is it possible to boot the same ubuntu sometimes as a virtual machine, and sometimes on the physical pc?

Is it at all possible to have the same ubuntu with the same updates and installed apps, sometimes boot in a vmware/vbox/or-similar inside windows, and sometimes be able to boot it on the startup of ...
0
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0answers
18 views

How to disable boot selection [duplicate]

I have ubuntu server running inside a virtual machine that starts after Windows starts, then it runs in the background (using virtualbox headless). The machine is supposed to run as a server in the ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Ubuntu 13.10 install just copies live CD [duplicate]

I'm installing 13.10 64bit in virtualbox. CD boots fine, I can try live installation, but installation seems to just copy whole CD to disk. After restart it ejects CD and boots to same state as if ...
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1answer
168 views

USB persistent + live boot [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on my 128 GB with persistent data. If possible I would like to boot it within virtual box so I can access it from any windows computer. Is it possible?
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0answers
397 views

Ubuntu 12.04 not booting on virtual box

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on virtual box yesterday and it worked perfectly fine all day. However, when I restarted my laptop this morning, it isn't getting past the loading screen. I'm not getting any ...
0
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1answer
166 views

Error trying to make USB drive into bootable host drive in Virtualbox

I want to install Ubuntu as guest OS on Win7 on Virtualbox. When i try to designate my USB drive as the host drive for installation purposes, it gives me this error: Result Code: VBOX_E_IPRT_ERROR ...
0
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1answer
445 views

How to boot from folder in virtualbox?

I just downloaded Virtualbox and I wish to know how to boot from a specific folder in my hard drive I stored my Ubuntu (12.10) installation files in a single folder (copied it from the ISO) and ...
0
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1answer
336 views

Run Virtualbox at boot without a Desktop Enviroment

I am wondering if there is a way to run virtualbox XP machine on a Ubuntu base system with no/very minimal Ubuntu Desktop Environment. I want to use Ubuntu for as the base operation system for such ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Before my performance was slow. Now my VirtualBox Virtual Machine saids “No Bootable Medium Found”!

Can anybody please help me here? A couple of days ago, I asked on this website, how to speed up performance on Ubuntu 13.04. Now I just got a message saying "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System ...
10
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2answers
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SMBus/ BIOS error while booting Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox, but every time I boot, I get an error that says "SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr". This happens right after I ...
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1answer
238 views

My Ubuntu Precise 64 Bit PC's Boot Time is Two Minutes. Isn't that too much? Any Idea? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu PC boots up in 2 minutes. First minute goes for greeter session and the second minute goes for user login session. Is this normal? My PC's main spesifications are as below: Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Virtualbox riddle: “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted.”

I have installed VirtualBox on Windows host with Ubuntu (actually Xubuntu) guest. after adding 3 more hard drives (virtual hard drives), I ran ls –l /dev/sd* and there were 3 more drives: dev/sdb ...
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LightDM not loading in 12.04 in VirtualBox

The boot process just stops here (below). I've tried stopping/starting lightdm but it doesn't even stop nor can I pkill it. I've already ensured that my bios has visualization enabled and have most ...
2
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2answers
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VirtualBox drive does not expand automatically

I have a strange problem with my VDI based drive in VirtualBox, which is that the drive does not expand and this has for some reason also resulted in my x not being able to load. df -H Filesystem ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Unknown Filesystem Error after VirtualBox Disk resize [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grub rescue - error: unknown filesystem I was using Ubuntu 12.04 x64 as a Virtual Box guest. Because I started with it just to do some tests, the VM was created just ...
3
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2answers
498 views

get files off machine in recovery mode

I have a virtualbox VM that is broken. It won't boot normally. I don't want to bother trying to fix it but I do want to get some files off it that I need. If I hold down the shift key I can get to a ...
0
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1answer
3k views

no bootable medium found system halted

When open ubuntu on virtual box , it doesn't work , and the following message appear "No bootable medium found system halted" How i can solve this problm? Thanks
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1answer
797 views

Ubuntu 11.10 fresh Install won't boot

I installed Ubuntu on a VM in VirtualBox but after the installation Ubuntu won't boot up at all! It is stuck at a black screen which is doing nothing. What happened during installation and how do I ...
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0answers
51 views

libpython2.6 removed and now I have problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Removed python from my install, how do I get it back? I am new in ubuntu and generally in linux. I didn't, I think, a great mistake yesterday and I would like your help. ...
2
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2answers
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Need to move my swap partition to let my root partition grow. How?

I have a Virtual Box Ubuntu guest and i need to have more space on my disk (actually it's 8 gb). I have already increased the space allocated for the VDI to 16 gb. Now with GParted Live i'm trying ...
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3answers
2k views

How to boot directly into a shell?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (Unity) as Guest/Host using VirtualBox. I don't want a Unity on login and want to directly get to a shell in the Guest after the boot. What changes have to be done?
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1answer
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How do I install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox client from an ISO image?

I have the ISO image file (that is, *.iso), and I am trying to boot my VirtualBox installation with this image. Is it possible? I know how to mount my ISO image to my filesystem (on my host machine), ...
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Black Screen When Booting From .VDI Image [closed]

I have cloned a VirtualBox machine, which runs Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit as Guest OS. I now wish to transfer it to a new host machine running Windows Vista 32-bit. I’ve transferred the .vdi file and ...
2
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1answer
772 views

Installing on VirtualBox from a Bootable CD

I have an Ubuntu Bootable Installation CD. How to install from the CD to a VirtualBox on Windows after creating a virtual machine as described here. The link mentions about downloading Ubuntu disk ...