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If you don't see any boot leader and Ubuntu starts directly then you have to edit your grub file. Follow these steps. Press Crtl+Alt+T to open Terminal or search Terminal from dash. Then enter following command : sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Change following lines as (Remove comment (#) before any of the lines given below,change values as below ...


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Try boot repair or re-installing the grub. Here is the link for help.


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Only with Something Else manual install option do you get the choice on which drive to install boot loader into. So with multiple drives you always use Something Else. You can use Boot-Repair's advanced options and choose an operating system and which drive to install its boot loader into. Or Windows into Windows drive and grub into Ubuntu drive. Or you ...


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If you're worried the DEA might be sniffing your RAM when you're away from the house take a look at TRESOR. The TRESOR Readme should have enough information about patching a kernel for you to be in business. TRESOR Runs Encryption Securely Outside RAM Another option along the lines of the question is the duplicate How to wipe RAM on shutdown (prevent ...


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Edit startup.nsh; add line fs0:\path\to\grubx64.efi


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Another option is to un-check the Extended Features option called 'Enable EFI' under 'Motherboard' for your VM. Had this issue come up for Gnome Ubuntu 12.04.2 amd64bit installation. Discovered this after having to change settings for hardware acceleration. I was left with having VT-x/AMD-V, Nested Paging enabled. My VM has 2 CPUs, 8GB RAM for reference. ...


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Chances are your partition table is damaged, or at least has something quirky about it that the Ubuntu installer doesn't like. The Ubuntu installer relies on libparted, and I wrote a Web page about this problem in parted and related tools here: http://www.rodsbooks.com/missing-parts/index.html If I'm right, the easiest way to fix the problem is to run ...


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First you have to identify the cause, so a good place to start would be the log files (i know, not so cute:) , but look at /var/log/boot.log first Then you could install bootchart (sudo apt-get install bootchart) to find where it waits and for how long. - after installing bootchart you have to reboot. The information you posted is a little 'generic' and ...


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I got an equal problem on my Acer VN7-571G-56N0. It looks like Acer is modifing its BIOS quite hard so its optimised for Windows. Did you install Ubuntu from an USB Stick? I can boot in my installed ubuntu by adding menuentry "start OS on this computer" { set gfxpayload=keep search --no-floppy --file --set=root /boot/grub/grubenv configfile ...


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So let me make sure I am getting this right, you tried to install Ubuntu but you reformatted the windows recovery partition? If you reformatted any part of the windows partition, that data might as well be gone. If you would like to you can make a Windows 8 recovery flash drive... here is a link: ...


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Edit grub file by executing following command in Terminal : sudo gedit /etc/default/grub and then uncomment GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 and GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=false by removing # before them and save the file. Then execute following command in terminal : sudo update-grub Reboot and grub will always load.


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In order to disable waiting for key press in grub you will have to edit grub file located at /etc/default. Thus once you will have to use keyboard for changing settings. Open Terminal and enter following command sudo gedit /etc/default/grub (Edit /etc/default/grub and change the values of following parameters as :) GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 ...


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Making an industrial machine fault tolerant is more then just tweaking some software settings: it's a combination of both hardware and software. If frequent power failures are to be expected in the environment the machine will be operating in, a small UPS (preferably built into the power supply) will be needed. (5 minute autonomy would be sufficient for 95% ...


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Your system does not contain any restore partitions: /dev/sda1 2,048 206,847 204,800 7 NTFS / exFAT / HPFS /dev/sda2 * 206,848 409,806,847 409,600,000 7 NTFS / exFAT / HPFS /dev/sda3 409,808,894 976,771,071 566,962,178 5 Extended /dev/sda5 409,808,896 968,638,463 558,829,568 83 Linux ...


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Thanks for help guys it got me going down the right path and narrowed down my googling to finally get me the answer. In order to answer these prompts you must utilize preseed commands for partman I added the lines below and now my KS.cfg now looks like this: Clear the Master Boot Record zerombr yes Partition clearing information clearpart --all ...


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A Two Partition Solution You may be able to get by with 2 (or 3 if you want a Swap) partitions, one for the Full Ubuntu and another for data storage and exchange. Full Ubuntu will install GRUB by default. Modify GRUB to add extra entries that point directly to iso files stored in the first partition along with Ubuntu. See How to boot live iso images? for ...


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You can give this a try. Follow these steps. First Step : Make your USB stick bootable by following steps in Windows : Open Command Prompt. Type DISKPART and press enter. Type LIST DISK and press enter. This will show all the drives available in your system. Find the Disk number of your pen drive. In my case, it is Disk 1. There can be different disk ...


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You have to fix master boot record. Follow these steps. Step 1: Insert the Windows 8 Installation Disc in your system’s optical drive, or use a bootable USB for that matter, and make sure you boot your PC using this removable media. Step 2: On the Install now screen, select Repair your computer. Step 3: On the next screen, choose Troubleshoot, followed ...


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In order to dual boot 8.1 must be in UEFI boot mode. Legacy and UEFI cant run together. Backup your data then install in UEFI mode. UEFI sees only in GPT partitioning system where as CMOS is only able to see in MBR. USB installs are UEFI only. Where DVDs are CMOS only.


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I would suggest that you start over, to ensure you have a proper Ubuntu image. I also suggest that you verify that the file you downloaded is correct, before making the USB stick and trying to boot it. So here are some steps for you: Download an image from http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/ I suggest the 14.04.2-desktop ones Calculate the SHA256 checksum ...


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I had this a while ago on a CentOS ks config: This is an extract of how I think I fixed it. zerombr ignoredisk --only-use=sda clearpart --all --linux --drives=sda Notice the lack of yes after zerombr, I dont know if ignoredisk is required but I had it there.


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i am not sure but piping yes with part command may work. Try both of these below one by one and tell me whether any of them works or not. part / --fstype ext4 --size 1 --grow --asprimary | yes yes | part / --fstype ext4 --size 1 --grow --asprimary


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It might be that your /boot partition has accumulated too many kernel versions while doing upgrades over time. This partition is likely to be separate from your large disk partition (mounted as /). You can check the /boot partition space like this (look for the line with /boot): df -h There is a nice page on how to remove old kernels. In short, check ...


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Many years ago, GRUB1 was still a thing. When GRUB2 came along, it needed various commands but because GRUB1 was still the main system in use, there needed to be a way to differentiate the utilities, meaning a load of ...2-style commands were created. After the transition, people were still using both commands (for the same jobs), therefore to stop people's ...


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I figured out the problem. The problem caused because of xdm, technically I don't know what xdm affected, but uninstalling it through recovery mode solved the problem.


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Follow the steps Find grub configuration file (can't tell exactly where to find it since you have not mentioned your version of Ubuntu, I would not tell even if you did) Read the configuration file and locate the part where you want to make changes. I am sure you will find what you are looking for within this configuration file. Make edits and save file ...


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As well as doing what the other answers have suggested, it could be a config issue pointing you to TTY1 [Ctrl + Alt + F1] rather than the X server [Ctrl + Alt + F7] at boot.


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Try to disable secure boot in your computer's BIOS. This should stop any signature and boot errors you get while booting the installer.


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Those may be crucially essential files. Instead, you should run: sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean


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"Hiren's CD to Bootable ‪#‎USB‬" is a free to use tool to make bootable USB disk from Hiren's CD iso. Features: Create ‪#‎Bootable_USB‬ from Hiren's ‪#‎iso‬ file. Easy to use. Free Tool. Just 1 2 3 and get your bootable USB. Download Link: https://sourceforge.net/projects/hirenscd2bootableusb/ Download, Test & give your feedback. ‪#‎Hiren‬'s ...


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try disabling secure boot from boot option menu and choose the boot method from Legacy boot menu as usb drive from there. there may be some option other than F2 in boot screen to enter Legacy boot option menu.


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I had this problem too and while it still exists for me I have identified a workaround that enables my system to boot. My issue was to do with cryptsetup not accepting my password. This prevents me for booting and fixing system issues. Turns out that my password included a special character '@' as in P@ssword. At the prompt pressing RIGHT SHIFT and key 2 ...


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I would try another version or another Linux of choice Plenty of great distros out there, I customise my ubuntu so much that really I may as well use a diff distro like Arch or something and make it the way I want :p I'm still a leaner though but what I always do is about 100 terminal commands removing the spyware / backdoors. When I say spyware I mean ...


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Do a CTRL ALT F1 login and do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo ubuntu-drivers devices see what is recommended sudo apt-get install nvidia-xxx (xxx is your recommended driver) reboot.


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It's usually a problem with a corrupt Windows update .. Windows Updates Stuck on Shut Down or Reboot


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I supposed you SATA controlled/ motherboard supports hot-plug and you are using Debian/Ubuntu system. To force a rescan on scsi ( each sata port apperas as a scsi bus), you must write "0 0 0" in each hostX controller in /sys/class/scsi_host/host<X>/scan (you must be root user) How to do it on all hosts: for i in `ls /sys/class/scsi_host/` ; do echo ...


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Adding this line to /etc/default/grub fixes the problem: GRUB_RECORDFAIL_TIMEOUT=10 Remember to run sudo update-grub after that...


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Solution: Two options here Install Ubuntu in a HDD with another Operative System. Install Ubuntu in a HDD which have data. 1. Install Ubuntu in a HDD with another Operative System: Start by going to ubuntu.com. On the homepage, scroll down and click the red "Get Ubuntu Now" button. Under "Ways to get Ubuntu", select "Download and Install". This ...


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It seems that your bios is configured to search boots with UEFI firmware boot. Windows8 is working because boots with it. It's possible that your Ubuntu doesn't install UEFI boot. Search at bios configuration "SECURE BOOT" option and disable it. Try then.


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Did the IMAGE ISO download and write perfect? I've had many times the ISO download was corrupted / forged. Also I have 2 gigabyte PCs here both identical, one installs runs UBU perfectly the other not at all - its a mystery to me


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You could try to disable the graphical grub spash. Edit /etc/default/grub (as root) and uncomment # GRUB_TERMINAL="console" (remove the #) after that, run sudo update-grub and see if it helped.


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If you turned off secure boot then you can try on Legacy boot.i Don't know much about Asus BIOS options.but there may be some option other than "pressing F2" key, which can be used to choose LEGACY BOOT options which shown at the boot time(like F12).from that you can directly choose your usb drive and boot from it.try that. also this link may be helpful. ...


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I installed Windows 8.1 from the recovery thumb-drive. It installed: (Flags) ntfs RECOVERY 600 MiB hidden, diag unknown 128 MiB msftres ntfs Acer 120 GiB msftdata ntfs Push Button Reset 14.89 GiB hidden, diag Ubuntu reduced the Acer partition and created ...


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This post at glandium.org might be of interest: Debian EFI mode boot on a Macbook Pro, without rEFIt, as bigbadonk420 pointed out in a comment This worked for me.


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I managed to get inside the console by entering the console by selecting the booting drive with F12 and then Ubuntu while holding SHIFT. I removed infinality with ppa-purge and the computer is working with unchanged fonts


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Some corrections from my own experience. Your "rpool" was mounted at "/rpool" automatically at the time you created rpool. That's why somewhere in the configuration process you issue zfs set mountpoint=none rpool in order to eliminate that behavior. The same you do for rpool/ROOT to eliminate its automatic mounting at /rpool/ROOT, which you don't need. In ...


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I initially thought it is the way I created the USB drive. I switched to Rufus and it worked. But I then realized it is the USB controller within the Mac Pro. It turns out that one can only install Ubuntu from 1 of the 4 USB ports. Any other port leads to errors reading the USB key, thus the error I saw earlier. For the one success, I just happened to use ...


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For AMD the following in the official BinaryDriverHowto/AMD page solved the issue for me: Remove/purge current fglrx and fglrx-amdcccle: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* To install the packages for hardware acceleration along with the driver: sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates xvba-va-driver libva-glx1 libva-egl1 vainfo Generate a fresh xorg.conf ...


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I found my own solution detailed below: Install a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro from the original Microsoft DVD and make a bootable USB drive, as described here. During the Windows setup process, choose custom type of installation, in which you're allowed to configure partitions. Erase all the existing partitions except the computer's recovery partitions ...


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You can disable Webmin starting at boot from the Webmin interface, in the Webmin Configuration module. At the bottom of the module window is the option to set when Webmin starts. You can invoke Webmin to start via command-line sudo service webmin start when configured not to start at boot.



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