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Fast boot explained with an image: During fast boot the system loads the hiberfile and does not use the files on the filesystem. So the biggest problem, and the worst problem you can have on a computer, is data loss: if you create a shared NTFS data partition the hibernation may maintain the file structure so if you try to save a file from Linux into ...


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Fast boot in Windows 8 is a way to boot the system faster because the needed data to boot (Drivers, User session, etc..) are stored in a hibernation file (hiberfile) and are loaded when the boot process begins, saving the user between 40% and more boot time. Since Hibernation mode is a way to "freeze" whatever you were doing before shutdown and loading it ...


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bootrec.exe /FixMbr bootrec.exe /FixBoot bootrec.exe /RebuildBcd These three commands repair only your Windows boot files.It won't do anything with the grub. After running the above commands, the grub was overwritten by Windows MBR, so you can't able to view grub on startup. To view grub (with both Windows and Ubuntu option) on startup, you have to run ...


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Vmlinuz file is the name of Linux kernel executable , by other word its a compressed Linux kernel and it is bootable . Vmlinuz is located in /boot directory , it may be the actual kernel executable or a link to the real one , you can use ls -l /boot to know if its a link or not . The life map of this file it gets uncompressed, loaded into memory, and ...


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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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I did not test this with a broken grub in 14.04 but I never got in trouble by using these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Grub2#Recover First of all, you must start your system from a live cd or usb. Then "METHOD 3 - CHROOT This method of installation uses the chroot command to gain access to the broken system's files. Once the chroot command is ...


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After you boot into Ubuntu 14.04, make sure you perform a complete system update (sudo apt-get update followed eventually by sudo apt-get dist-upgrade just in case you have heldback packages). You can run previously mentioned commands and the next one in a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T for the terminal window to pop-up). After you finish updating the ...


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For your first question: Yes. The easiest is probably to use Unetbootin or usb-creator. For Unetbootin, turn the "Space used to preserve files across reboots (Ubuntu only)" option to something more than 0. For usb-creator, the slider near the bottom is the measure. If you prefer to roll your own grub config, the boot option is "persistent" and there must be ...


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You can do a few Full installs to separate partitions on the pendrive with various o/s and each will retain modifications. If you want to do a few persistent, (Frugal), installs, the persistence mechanism needs to be different, as with Ubuntu, Puppy, Debian, etc. Do not try to share a casper-rw file between different 'buntus, things will go really wonky. ...


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Welcome to AskUbuntu! This question is already asked, however, there was no good solutions for it but reinstalling the grub HERE is a bug-report describing the bug briefly, and it seems like there is a bug in the Grub-package, causing upgrades to be incomplete when upgrading from older versions. If you have a way to download and burn this, supergrub might ...


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If you want to boot with this configuration applied on the serial port you can modify the /var/lib/setserial/autoserial.conf to modify the configuration of the ttyS3, including the sentence you used to reconfigure it correctly. The autoserial.conf file is used on the boot process by /etc/rc0.d/K19setserial script. Here's my own file /dev/ttyS0 uart ...


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I have similar errors on my VirtualBox machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In my case enabling/disabling PAE/NX didn't change anything. Only thing I've noticed is that when I change number of cores available to my VM then I get same number of errors - so for 1 core it's 1 error message and for 4 cores there are 4 error messages. That's all I was able to ...


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I have had the same problem. My guess is that, since I have two hard drives, the system is trying to start from the wrong drive where an old version of GRUB is installed. My solution was to start Ubuntu with a USB stick (it does not matter which version). Once you start, these commands will do it: mkdir /tmp/drive sudo mount /dev/sdX1 /tmp/drive sudo ...


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I had the same error upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04. These instructions looked a bit daunting for me. I ended up creating a bootable USB drive with Super Grub Disk on it. http://www.supergrubdisk.org/ Booted from that. At boot told it to detect installed OSs. It found my Ubuntu 14.04 install so I told it to boot that. Booted up no problem. I already had ...


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In order to make an Ubuntu live USB with persistent file storage, use UNetbootin (Windows/Mac/Linux/Ubuntu Software Center). The flash drive you use should be at least 1GB in size and formatted to FAT32. Add to that whatever space on the flash drive that you want to use for persistent file storage. UNetbootin will automatically format the USB flash drive to ...



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