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Plop boot menu in ubuntu

I have an old sony laptop that doesn't support booting from USB and its CD ROM drive is broken. Previously I was able to boot from USB through plop boot manager, but recently I deleted partitions and ...
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71 views

Xubuntu 14.04: Empty desktop on boot

My laptop worked fine earlier today, but just now I started it up and logged in, but my desktop is empty, my panels/toolbars/status bars are gone, and while I can move the mouse, right-clicking does ...
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No option to boot up from live cd

So I've been trying non-stop to get Xubuntu Linux for 3 days now and I keep running into new problems. The problem I have now is that whenever I try to boot up from a live cd in the Windows 8 version ...
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15 views

imgburn I/O error when trying to start program

So I'm trying to burn Xubuntu to a live cd and run off of that. The problem is though that when I even try to start the program the menu comes up but none of the options are available. I can't even go ...
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19 views

error while booting xubuntu 14.04

I get a message on the screen every time I load xubuntu 14.04 on my xp mini, which says: " Support for core revisions 0x17 and 0X18 disabled by module paron allhusupport=0. Try013.allhusupport=1. ...
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Xubuntu flash drive won't boot [duplicate]

Hi I have tried download Xubuntu linux off of a live flash drive and have not been able to do it. I used unetbootin to make my live flash drive. I have a 2GB Memorex 0058 Travel Drive. I have a ...
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44 views

Install Xubuntu to SD card via USB memory stick

I would like to install Xubuntu. I have a 2 Gb USB stick and it works fine every time I try Xubuntu in live mode. My plan is to install it on an SD card with 32 Gb capacity. I do not want to do ...
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Xubuntu install CONSISTENTLY fails on UEFI systems

Today I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a 5th laptop. This laptop had UEFI enabled by default. So far I have installed Xubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 on about 10 different laptops, all of which had UEFI enabled. ...
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50 views

How do I get nvidia drivers to work on Xubuntu 14.04?

I installed and tested multiple Nvidia drivers such as 331 and 304 but every time I always end with Xubuntu on a black screen after the booting screen. How do I make them work successfully on my 2010 ...
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29 views

Xubuntu Trusty Splash Screen freezes [on hold]

How are you doing this beautiful summer day? I hope ok! So the problem, as it's titled. that BEFORE login screen and stuff, splash screen freezes for some reason. I did installed smth yesterday, ...
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1answer
17 views

Problem with xubuntu after boot from hard disk

I'm now on Windows but I have Xubuntu too. When I restart my computer and boot into Xubuntu, the loading screen appears and when is time to show up the desktop, nothing happens, it remains on black ...
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68 views

Xubuntu 14.04 LightDM stalls after install of NIS NFS and reboot

After a clean 14.04 install of Xubuntu I went on to add NIS and NFS for remote access to the server. However, on reboot the system gets to the LightDM greeter and stalls (the consoles at Alt-F1 etc ...
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1answer
40 views

Can't boot windows anymore?

Installed xubuntu, restart computer, and it instantly boots up into xubuntu, when usually I have the choice of booting into windows as well as an old installation of ubuntu I downloaded a long time ...
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0answers
28 views

Bless doesn't fix white boot screen boot delay for single-boot Xubuntu 14.04 on Macbook 4,1

I still have a 30-second delay on the white boot-up screen before Xubuntu loads after trying various combinations of bless --device as recommended here: ...
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2answers
265 views

GRUB2 not working after installing xubuntu 14.04

I have a vaio laptop and it used to have installed windows 8 and Xubuntu 13.04 in dual boot, everything was working fine. I decided to update my version of xubuntu 14.04 LTS mainly because the ...
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0answers
21 views

Configs reset automatically after every boot in Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu in a friend's computer and he keeps telling me that no matter how many times he changes basic settings such as the screensaver (time until screen goes black), it goes back to ...
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0answers
38 views

Boot fail after update xubuntu 12.04

Updated my system manually with apt-get dist-upgrade. After reboot system gets stuck on black loading screen with text Xubuntu 12.04 and white dots under it. Tried to boot with older kernels but ...
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2answers
110 views

How do I stop Gimp from autolaunching on startup?

Gimp launches every time I log into Xubuntu (v. 13.10). Gimp is not shown under Settings Manager-> Sessions and startup. It does not appear in ~/.config/autostart. I immediately close Gimp in these ...
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0answers
20 views

Xubuntu 14.04 wanting to mount nonessential drive during boot [duplicate]

I have a 4TB NTFS external hard drive that I keep my Movies/TV on it. For some reason, If I boot Xubuntu without the drive plugged-into the computer it will give me an answer along the lines of ...
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1answer
66 views

grub2 on xubuntu trusty does not display boot menu

The boot menu does not show up even though /etc/default/grub contains: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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131 views

Xubuntu 14.04 and black screen with dash

Once I finish installing Xubuntu, when I boot I get a black screen with a dash in the left corner. That's it. I don't see any grub/xubuntu stuff, just a dash. This is a very particular problem, since ...
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245 views

Xubuntu 14.04 LTS not able to Boot

I finished installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (x86 version). After restarting my system, it hangs for maybe 10 to 15 seconds and then displays this in the command prompt: Gave up waiting for root device. ...
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115 views

Dual-boot Xubuntu & WIndows 8 on Asus Zenbook UX32a [duplicate]

I just got an Asus Zenbook UX32a. It's got a 24gb SSD and a 500GB HDD. I'm trying with little success to run a dual-boot with Xubuntu but I honestly have no idea how to do this and everything I've ...
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206 views

Xubuntu 14.04 no login dialog

I am an Xubuntu newbie, though years ago I used Vax, then Solaris etc. I am an old analog circuit engineer, not savvy in computer systems except as a user of engineering apps. The install went well ...
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0answers
101 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
72 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 ...
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1answer
321 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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80 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 ...
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0answers
25 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
67 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 ...
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1answer
47 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 ...
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0answers
60 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 ...
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25 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. ...
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168 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 ...
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1answer
150 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 ...
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1answer
585 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 ...
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0answers
1k 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 ...
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0answers
45 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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227 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
2k 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k 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 ...
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0answers
133 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
34 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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562 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 ...
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1answer
6k 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 ...
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1answer
4k 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 ...
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1answer
368 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 ...
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1answer
336 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 ...