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It shows 404 not found error because the PPA is not yet updated for the newer release(trusty).To install boot-repair in Ubuntu 14.04, run the below commands on terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo sh -c "sed -i 's/trusty/saucy/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-trusty.list" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...


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Insert the Ubuntu disc, or connect the Ubuntu liveUSB. Setup the BIOS to make it boot on the Ubuntu disc Reboot the PC When asked, choose Try Ubuntu Connect internet Open a terminal, and type (or copy-paste) the following command: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair Press Enter, then type the following command (useful if you are using ...


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Update: There is a bug report on lp - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/1289977 From the above bug report, -Boot (14.04) from a pendrive -Mount my root file system (where /boot is) sudo mount /dev/sdaX /mnt /dev/sdaX is the location of your /boot directory -run: "sudo grub-install --boot-directory=/mnt//boot /dev/sdX" The exact ...


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I have Xubuntu 13.10 running on my Vaio Pro. I ran boot-repair from the LiveCD and managed to get the grub menu, though Xubuntu wouldn't boot. After some research, I discovered this page: http://www.nicksplace.com.au/2013/07/04/fedora-19-on-vaio-pro-13-ssd-issues/ Its no secret that the Vaio Pro comes with a very nice SSD. The 128GB version is a ...


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ntfs-3g has an option to deal with this kind of situation: remove_hiberfile (see man page). The man page goes on to warn about the consequences of using that option. Please note, means that the saved Windows session will be completely lost. Use this option under your own responsibility. If those are acceptable for you, you can try to mount your ...


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Your Boot Repair output shows a GRUB configuration for Windows as on a BIOS-based computer, but you seem to be running in EFI mode. That's the root source of your problem. One solution is to create a manual GRUB stanza, like this: menuentry "Windows 8" { insmod part_gpt insmod chain set root='(hd0,gpt2)' chainloader ...


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Boot repair won't delete anything on your hard drive. It will just repair boot issues by making GRUB the default bootloader in the Master Boot Record


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You can install and run Boot Repair from your working Ubuntu installation; there's no need to boot an emergency disc to use it.


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I had this same problem with my HP Pavilion g6 when trying to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and Windows 8. That is, even after "successfully" running Boot-Repair, I still had the notebook booting directly into Windows 8. If I pressed F9 before the HP symbol showed up, I was able to get into a Boot Menu (HP's menu? I don't know...) and from there, to select ...


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Yes this is normal. This random change happens with some computers. Try inverting the 2 hard disks in the BIOS boot order.


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You can use the following commands to install boot-repair in Ubuntu 14-04 :- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo sh -c "sed -i 's/trusty/saucy/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repair-trusty.list" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair


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In the log we see that you answered No to the question Do you want to activate [Backup and rename Windows EFI files]?. Try again but this time answer Yes.


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Try use Boot-Repair for repair. To add Boot-Repair to the repository use: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair To update your repository: $ sudo apt-get update To install boot-repair: $ sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair Once Installation completes, run boot-repair on terminal by typing the following command or select it by System ...


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I believe you can email rt@ubuntu.com and ask them to remove the post, but don't expect a quick removal. rt@ is the alias for their internal ticket handler (Request Tracker).1 1Source: Answer to the question Can I get an @ubuntu.com email address for the Ubuntu-related event I'm organising? by Oli


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The first workaround mentioned in this bug report worked for me: https://bugs.launchpad.net/boot-repair/+bug/1267702 Basically, you have to manually install three .deb packages: glade2script, boot-sav and then boot-repair (in this order). Use the most recent ones (the ones for saucy).


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Had the same error "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found", stuck at Grub rescue. Tried boot-repair (recommended option), but didn't work! Solution: Downloaded bootable boot-repair.iso (http://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-repair-cd/) and made a bootable usb disk. Booted from it and connected to internet and started "Recommended Repair", then ...


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The original command should not be, apt-get install -y --force-yes grub-pc linux It should be, apt-get install -y --force-yes grub-pc If you run apt-get install -y --force-yes grub-pc linux command, apt-get tries to find and install the packages grub-pc and linux. But there is no such linux package available. E: Unable to locate package linux The ...


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First, disable Fast Startup in Windows. That feature can cause filesystem corruption in a dual-boot configuration, and may be what's causing Boot Repair to say that it needs to repair a filesystem. OTOH, your /dev/sda3 is identified by partition type as a Microsoft Reserved partition, which is normally empty and is used by certain Windows partitioning ...


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As it turns out on further experimentation, the problem was that I had not yet installed the official graphics drivers for Windows 7 after the initial install. As far as I can tell, the handoff from GRUB to Windows 7 screws up the use of the very basic default graphic drivers to display. But, as it turns out, if I did anything that would result in the ...


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Boot from a Ubuntu Live CD. Check your disk and partitions for errors and fix them with GParted. Try booting again.


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If your are using an older version of the ubuntu live cd, you might need to change the package source. (I had this problem with the Natty (11.04) live cd.) Start Synaptic, and in the menu go to Settings -> Repositories. Go to the "Other Software" tab, and select the line http://ppa.launchpad.net/yannubuntu/boot-repair/u... main and then click on the Edit ...


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I had a similar grub error after installing Lucid (10.04.4) on an older Dell and found a solution that allowed me to install boot-repair by modifying the instructions from here: http://askubuntu.com/a/245571/285018. Modifications are noted in bold Start Synaptic, and in the menu go to Settings -> Repositories. Go to the "Other Software" tab, and select ...


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Thanks a lot sergey! :) Managed to work it out. Seems like I have already mounted it yesterday by blindly following a similar situation on a certain forum. Just wasn't sure on what to place after "/dev". Again, thanks a lot for your help. :D To those who might encounter the same issue (and a complete newbie like me), here are the steps to take: Use a live ...


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The problem Grub, Ubuntu's bootloader, was installed on the flash drive, and not on your internal hard drive, as it should have been. Solution Boot with the flash drive plugged in. Remove it once Ubuntu is booted up. Run the following commands from a Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y ...


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Use a Windows Recovery disk this way: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreUbuntu/XP/Vista/7Bootloader , until you get direct access to Windows. Then run Boot-Repair to recover the GRUB menu.


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Trying to summarize what you did, what you issue is, and what you intend to achieve: this is a Wubi installation on Windows booting from /sda4 NTFS Partition /sda4 contain HP-Tools, partition /sda3 contain Windows recovery NTFS Partition /sda1 was overwritten in the attempt to add a swap partition NTFS Partition /sda2 may contain Windows system files ...


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Installing Grub manually is fairly simple, and once you get it, there shouldn't be anything keeping you from dual-booting successfully. First, boot the computer up off of your standard Ubuntu installation disk. You should be using the same version (e.g. 13.04) and the same architechture (e.g. amd64, 64-Bit) as your currently installed Ubuntu. If you need ...


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Fixed it, using boot-repair, I added the kernel option rootdelay=90. Now the linux-kernel-3.5.0-34-generic-image. But after much research and testing, I have decided to go with the linux-generic image boots properly. which is kernel version 3.2.0-48. It's the only one that boots up correctly without having to add any kernel options. Also using this kernel ...


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How was I supposed to make my BIOS boot on sda1/EFI/ubuntu/grubx64.efi file? sudo grub-install --efi-directory=/boot/efi /dev/sda should be correct, given that: /dev/sda is the hard drive you installed Ubuntu on /boot/efi is where your EFI System Partition (ESP) is mounted. You booted in EFI mode. You can quickly check this by looking at the output of ...


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Ordinarily, running Boot Repair backs up Microsoft's original boot loader file (bootmgfw.efi) as bootmgfw.efi.bkp and replaces the original bootmgfw.efi file with a copy of GRUB (or shim), and the Boot Repair output you posted would show this; however, I don't see such a backup file. Thus, I recommend you do one of three things: Run Boot Repair again, but ...



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