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48 views

Grub Triple Boot Windows 7, Debian, Xubuntu

I am trying to "triple boot" with windows 7, debian, and xubuntu 13.10. I am having trouble getting xubuntu 13.10 to show up in the Grub menu, right now only windows and debian show up. I installed ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Fixing var errors

Sorry for not being able to properly format my question because I'm using SE Android app, my xubuntu isn't working. I dont know what exactly is the error but I'll try to describe what happened and ...
0
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1answer
178 views

Fresh install of Xubuntu, Freezes after login

80% of the time, when I load my machine up, it freezes after login. Now, we're talking about a fresh install here with barely any additional software. If I keep restarting my machine, via the ...
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0answers
44 views

Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Diskless PC hangs when restarted

I've done diskless setup: two diskless PC's and one "server" with HDD. Diskless "nodes" boot from pendrive (or PXE also possible, same problem). When I try to restart "node" it hangs after a while ...
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2answers
59 views

problem in installing ubntu

I have a Toshipa laptop satallite ... I itried to download xubuntu in it using a software that gives you a virtual flash disk .. causeI didn't have one .. after that I followed the steps of ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Xubuntu persistence. Plop loading usb and no hard drive. -how to?

I have an old laptop that will not boot from usb, so I am using either a live cd or Plop linux to boot a live USB (I haven't decided which yet) of xubuntu 12.04.3-desktop-i386. The laptop does not ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Problems booting with virtualization enabled in BIOS

My machine is a Lenovo W530 Thinkpad with an Intel i7-3740QM running Xubuntu 13.10. This setup has been fairly stable since October but recently I started testing Xubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox. To get ...
0
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0answers
146 views

X11 server delay/hanging at startup (Xubuntu 12.04)

The Xubuntu splash screen stays there for at least 5 minutes, often longer. Once the desktop finally comes up, everything runs normally. When booting without the splash screen, I see the mouse cursor ...
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0answers
24 views

xubuntu 12.04 starts slower than ubuntu 12.04

I moved from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xubuntu 12.04. But the boot time duration are longer comparison to Ubuntu. Instead of standard booting window I see dark screen with prompts Hz ? that flows at screen. ...
0
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0answers
131 views

Is it just me or is Xubuntu really really unstable?

So, I'm trying to get a mining rig working using Xubuntu. I've been at this ALL DAY, like 14 hours and I can't get Xubuntu to be stable at all using version 13.10. I tried both just running from a ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
0
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1answer
392 views

Can't boot ISO to my laptop in UNetbootin (Xubuntu 12.04 & Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to install Linux Mint (and a few other OS's) through UNetbootin. The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press any key to ...
0
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0answers
942 views

Problems booting xUbuntu on a USB drive

I'm having problems booting xUbuntu on an ASRock UEFI motherboard I have an following hardware I'm trying to setup with xUbuntu 12.04.3: AMD processor ASRock 970 Extreme 4 AM3+ Motherboard 16GB ...
0
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0answers
38 views

How to boot Xubuntu with rEFInd?

I currently have Arch (64 bit) installed and am booting it with rEFInd. I also have Windows 7 64 bit installed and the dual booting works just fine. Concerning Linux, /home and / are on two different ...
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0answers
201 views

Configuring splash screen to fully cover the boot

I'm trying to set the splash screens for the whole boot, from the selection in grub until DE fully loads. My DE is xfce 4.10, running xubuntu 13.10. Now, I have the default plymounth xubuntu theme, ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Black screen when running xubuntu 13.10 after upgrade

I have a xubuntu v12 that I updated to v13.10. Sice the upgrade I get the black screen at a startup. I can get to the console and login. How can I run it in graphic mode? I run it on Oracle ...
1
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1answer
3k views

'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory' error while booting

I was trying to load a version of CGminer which was returning a libudev type error, and followed a supposed solution here but it destroyed my system (so it seems). I loaded the system in recovery ...
0
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0answers
118 views

Xubuntu set overscan to 0 for grub and boot screen

Once booted the desktop is fine using the AMD fglrx drivers since I can set the overscan to 0 using the catalyst control center. I don't get the 1 inch border around the screen once booted. However I ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Install xubuntu alongside windows

I chose to install xubuntu with windows, using the link. My operating System, is Windows XP Professional, 32 bit. Everything worked fine, until the file coping step, during installation. It stopped ...
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1answer
33 views

Add sessions to Grub

I have Xubuntu installed on an old P3 computer. I also installed packages for lubuntu and Kubuntu. Grub has changed since I played wit it last so many years ago and I want to add the other sessions ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Installed Xubuntu from USB stick now only boots up if USB stick is inserted

quite new to XUbuntu but here goes.. I've got HP Microserver that I am trying to install XUbuntu onto. No dual boot, will be XUbuntu only. So I downloaded the ubuntu ISO and made up a bootable USB ...
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0answers
506 views

Cannot boot Xubuntu 12.04 from USB stick

I used Startup Disk Creator to make a bootable USB stick for Xubuntu 12.04 (and then also for Ubuntu 12.04...). On restarting the laptop with the stick inserted, I press F9 to select the boot ...
1
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1answer
5k views

Error when booting, “Broken pipe”

When I reboot my computer, a black screen appeared with the following message: could not write bytes: Broken pipe * Stopping save kernel messages... [ok] * Checking ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Xubuntu 13.04 boots to command line instead of GUI. How to get back GUI?

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my desktop as a dual-boot system with XP. Installed it at first time two days ago and suddenly got this problem. Write my question from good old troubleproof Windows XP (long ...
0
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1answer
329 views

Lubuntu Unable to Boot/Install

So I did something very stupid. I was using Xubuntu. I wanted to try Lubuntu so I installed the Lubuntu Desktop Flavor. Thinking that I had installed the whole thing, I uninstalled Xubuntu. Through ...
0
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1answer
331 views

Why can I boot Xubuntu 12.04 from usb on one computer but not the other?

When I boot Xubuntu from a flash drive on the old Dell computer mentioned in the about me screen it works fine, but when I try to boot it on another computer (the computer I'm typing this text on) it ...
0
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1answer
274 views

Why can't I boot Xubuntu from a flash drive after installing with Wubi

Why can't I boot Xubuntu 12.04 when I install it to my flash drive with wubi? It works just fine when I install it with UNetBootin but not with Wubi. When I try to boot from the flash drive, it says ...
0
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1answer
424 views

xubuntu 12.04 hang on boot of kernel 3.2.0-44-generic

I just updated and got the 3.2.0-44-generic kernel on my desktop Dell T3400. When I rebooted as required it hung in the XUbuntu screen with the moving bar... the bar stopped moving and nothing else ...
0
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1answer
231 views

Xubuntu 12.10can't boot, can't login to tty(x)

I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and I recently suffered a crash. When I tried to reboot, the system froze at "Stopping System v Runlevel compatibility" The advice for this tells me to go to tty1 via ...
0
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1answer
257 views

Xubuntu splash hangs on boot for 15s

Problem started recently. When I log in (in 80% of cases), the spinning logo on blue background hangs (wheel doesn't spin) for around 15s. Afterwards, the login box shows normally. What's interesting ...
2
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0answers
364 views

Xubuntu 12.04 freezes before login on splash screen [closed]

Before you mark this as a duplicate for this What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? note that it is for issues after login, not before. I have tried previous versions of the kernel, Alt-F2, ...
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1answer
117 views

First time using Ubuntu not sure the installation is correct

So I got fed up with Microsoft and decided I was going to start using exclusively open source products. Very little experience outside the Windows OS environment so I picked Ubuntu which I thought ...
0
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0answers
108 views

could not start session 'gnome' for xubuntu

I installed 12.10 (server) onto a laptop and use xubuntu-desktop, which works fine. However, changing GRUB to boot to text and then entering startx esults, not in xubuntu, but a popup along the lines ...
3
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1answer
6k views

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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2answers
2k views

xubuntu 12.10 install to sdb, no grub

After asking here I deleted my entire ubuntu install and reinstalled xubuntu as per instructions here. I've partitioned 20gb root, 478gb home, 2gb swap, on sdb (a non-booting windowsXP is on sda). I ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How do I enable the GRUB splash screen in Xubuntu 12.10?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 running fine on a Thinkpad T60. Grub2 is installed as the boot manager and the GRUB....LINUX_DEFAULT is set as "quiet splash". Therefore, Grub should display its splash image ...
0
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1answer
201 views

Black loading screen

This is the first time that I use Xubuntu and I'm experiencing a problem with it. D: I've just installed Xubuntu 12.10 desktop 64-bit on my laptop alongside with Windows 8. When I choose Ubuntu from ...
0
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0answers
330 views

Boot splash and TTY in low resolution

I noticed that when booting from a live USB stick, my boot screen and TTY are in the same resolution as my desktop environment (1366x768). But when I boot from my SSD with the very same system ...
0
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0answers
116 views

Boot problem: mounting failed

After boot password entry I can see the following on the screen: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: No such file or directory. mounting /sys on /root/sys failed: No such file or directory. mounting ...
0
votes
1answer
471 views

usb0 makes for an extremely slow boot

I got a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad T530 from my work recently, with xubuntu installed on it. It's extremely snappy, apart from booting. The moment it's slow (~2 minutes) is between entering my password ...
0
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2answers
200 views

How do I recover my (potentially) ruined (600+GB) Windows installation?

I was installing Xubuntu onto the same hard disk that my huge installation of Windows was on and I accidentally pressed "Okay" after I chose to do my own partitioning. The last thing I saw before I ...
1
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0answers
136 views

No boot or grub file after using ls command

I had xubuntu installed, i believe version 12.04 and then tried to dual boot with backbox. It worked from the flash drive but upon installing it onto the hard drive, I could no longer boot backbox. I ...
2
votes
1answer
826 views

Xubuntu is not seeing my Win8 OS in the installer

When I install Xubuntu, I get the message "This computer currently has no detected operating systems. What would you like to do?". I just did a fresh install of Win8 yesterday, and I guess it used EFI ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have Samsung sf511 with Windows 7 Home preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 last night. First I downloaded ubuntu 12.10 DVD iso and burned a DVD. I rebooted and changed the boot option to DVD and ...
0
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2answers
653 views

Xubuntu boot time slowed after upgrade to 12.10

I run xubuntu 12.10 on a HP netbook N455. Before the upgrade a few days ago my xubuntu was responsive at boot after 58 seconds - the desktop showed up a few seconds earlier. Now, after the upgrade to ...
0
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1answer
147 views

Xubuntu don't boot

While booting display blinks twice and nothing happened.It seems that Xubuntu started but display shows nothing.Also when if i chose previous Linux versions or repair option in GRUB it boots normally. ...
0
votes
1answer
397 views

Having problems booting xubuntu after installation

I'm newbie with ubuntu, I tried to install ubuntu, at the beginning xubuntu work for the first upgrade to xubuntu 12.04, but after the reboot, no winxp media center ether Xubuntu won't start and I ...
0
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2answers
481 views

Xubuntu loading slow after the session/password select

I recently installed Xubuntu on my computer. I love the distro. Everything was fast, and then the bootup slowed down. It started taking a couple minutes for my user selected wallpaper to show and the ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

Xubuntu 12.04 : Random boot to black screen

My xubuntu 12.04 has worked flawlessly since install in September. However, lately I randomly have the following boot issue : The computer boots to grub, and after choosing xubuntu either boots ...