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Thanks everyone, things I'll try when I can get grub. Now I can't get to grub arggggg. Hitting escape then [Yes] I want to leave takes me to "boot:" entering "e" I get a "Leaving Bootage" flash then back to the two icon page. Entering "c" gets same results. About 3 seconds later black/flash. Immediate down arrow on two icon page and I can get back to the ...


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Try choosing the advance options in Grub, and choose recovery options next. It will take you a screen with various options. I can usually just choose continue booting from that screen, and get into my system. It's not a fix, but a workaround, hopefully someone can give you a better answer. For your second problem, I've notice Ubuntu always run fans at full ...


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I have a problem booting with Nvidia drivers every time. I've tried all the methods to resolve the issue I could find, to no avail. The way I get around it is going to advance boot options on grub, choosing recovery mode, and once you get to the box to choose what action you want to take, I choose continue boot process. It always lets me in. Sorry it's not ...


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So I kind of found a solution myself: I changed the permission of the whole directory in the file browser (via right click -> permission), so I managed to recover the data. Thank you.


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There are several possible reasons for corruption. It can be that your USB stick is bad (e.g. there are some which lie about their size and corrupt the data at the end). It can be that your image writing software is bad. It seems (from various pages on the internet) that Universal USB installer can incorrectly write files to the USB stick so that was ...


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The file you downloaded is a torrent file. You need to open the file with a torrent manager like this. After downloading the complete iso file, burn it to your pendrive with tools like unetbootin. You can easily find other information on google.


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I found a similar problem for older versions of ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cryptsetup/+bug/1375435 The solution being used there also worked for me at Ubuntu 16.04. Add this to /etc/default/grub : GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=wxh and update the configuration with update-grub .


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In the bios look for a setting that says something like 'enable load ROM'. Disable that. To be able to change it you might have to change the boot setting to uefi or legacy, I forgot which one


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I got this working by using Ubuntu boot repair from a live CD. This fixed grub, and I was able to then boot ubuntu from my SSD using nomodeset.


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You can add those parameters to the kernel command line in /etc/default/grub by running a live session with your installation usb and chrooting into your OS. That will allow you to run update-grub so you can reboot with the needed parameters. Just follow the directions in this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/145253/381089


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Now that you have USB-boot capability and want to re-partition the drive: 1) On a windows laptop, create a bootable rescueStick 2) Boot the rescueStick and use the gParted application to re-partition drives 3) Reboot from Windows USB install disk and install windows 4) Go to fridge and reward yourself with your favorite beverage If my memory is correct, ...


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If it was working with Ubuntu 14, then what is it about 16 that you need to have? I have experience with 16 not working on the neighbors laptop where 14 worked fine. If you want to understand and learn then I encourage you to continue troubleshooting devices, however, if it is stressful / irritating, then use something that works 'out of the box' If you ...


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Here's the VeryEasyWay™ to do this: download the CloneZilla Live CD, boot it use the device to image manual to do the imaging. store the image of the CloneZilla Live CD together with your created in your cloud keep the CloneZilla CD and the HDD you backed this up to as well just in case that your cloud software doesn't exist any more in the future... >:-...


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If you have Windows startup repair cd for Windows 10.Then used it to solve this problem.This already happen to me , I solved this using this method


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Okay well nevermind guys I got the answer I needed after even more crazy things happened. In the end I got the dude at the customer service to tell me that the computer that I have is basically useless without Windows 10 and that all the problems that I've been having basically stem from me not having installed that OS in the first place, and that until I ...


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As you have placed a brand new hard disk in an UEFI system, you first need to restore the UEFI partition. Try them in the following order: The original System restore DVD/CD/USB from your hardware's manufacturer The Open Source rEFInd Go back to BIOS: no more worries about Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) problems. This one is hardware-...


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It was my understanding that the power off and the on then with on with volume buttons was the andriod reset. I have had a look for the factory reset in storage, but cannot see it. However, if you go to Settings and then Reset you have the option to Erase & Reset Everythibg. This looks like it may be your best option. If this does not work have a look at ...


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I installed Unity (xenial) and Gnome shell (xenial) on two usb flash and the swap was not properly created both times. It looks like a systematic error. Recreating swap and updating fstab solved the problem.


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The same happens on my lenovo G 50-45 too. I think disabling the suspend option is the only solution and I have done the same.


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The issue could be related to nvidia driver if you have one. Try to update nvidia drivers like that: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current This solution worked for me. Source: http://askubuntu.com/a/150121/571419


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Note: It is mainly for grub rescue for the systems having multiple OS but it worked for me. It Needs an active Internet Connection Run Commands : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo update-grub sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair launch Boot-Repair from either : the Dash (...


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Try disabling ACPI on boot by pressing e in the boot menu (grub2) and add acpi=off at the end of the line starting with linux. You're not the only one to experience ACPI hangs... ;-)


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Your processor is affected by the c-state bug which causes total freezes when the CPU tries to enter an unsupported sleep state. It's a problem for many Bay Trail devices especially with newer (4.*) kernels. There is a simple workaround for this until it gets properly fixed upstream. You just need to pass a kernel boot parameter and the random freezing ...


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Format your USB stick in FAT32 then open a terminal and type dd if=/path/to/file.iso of=/path/of/mounted/usb Substitute the strings after = signs with your real paths. That's really quicker than other method!


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Edit your GRUB configuration file e.g. using the command sudo nano /etc/default/grub Add those two parameters to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT, so that it looks like this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pnpbios=off noapic" Then update GRUB's configuration using the command sudo update-grub


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Well, yes, you can. Look for the correct tool to do this, like unetbooting. For more information about, how to create a bootable USB you can look at this: How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X. And here: How do I create a bootable flash drive for installing Windows?, And here: How to create a Windows 10 installer USB drive from a Mac.


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Make sure you have a USB Stick with at least 2GB of free space. Download and install UNetbootin USB installer Download The ubuntu Desktop ISO of your choice Launch UNetbootin and allow the osascript to make changes Select the 'Diskimage' radio button and then click the '...' button Select the ubuntu ISO file you downloaded and click 'Open' Then select ...


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It is Better To use live GParted USB because it is best when the system is not running an OS. And plug the USB first into the ubuntu system for making Live USB Download GParted live USB iso size nearly equal to 300 MBs Iso For 64 bit and ISO for 32 bit. press windows key or Launch the Startup Disk Creator from the application menu/Dash or run the ...


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You might need to update the Plymouth to change the boot screen. Run the following commands sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u After the first command is executed it will ask you to select a Plymouth theme. Type in the number corresponding to the Macbuntu related Plymouth theme and hit enter. Next run the ...


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You can use gparted to resize partitions in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives. Usually gparted is installed by default. Run sudo gparted in a terminal to start gparted. If it returns with an error stating gparted not found or something similar it is then not installed in your system. Run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gparted to install ...


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You can try using gparted from a live USB. The process can take a lot of time to complete if your partitions are big. However, if you have a partition after the boot partition, it could not be resized unless you move or resize the other partitions, but most of the times, the resize procedure is easy and efective. Be careful!, make a backup of your data ...


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If you have ICH9 available, switch to that instead of the PIIX3 chipset (Settings->System->Motherboard). Support for it is 'Experimental' by VirtualBox, but it's stable on my Mac Book Pro host.


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According to the systemd wiki, the command to disable a service and prevent it from starting at bootup is: sudo systemctl disable [foo] so sudo systemctl disable snapd.refresh.service should work in this instance.


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I successfully made a bootable USB for Ubuntu 16.04 desktop, from my 2011 iMac, using UNetbootin. The Mac installer link is on that main page. Note that if you want to use it to install onto a Mac, there are further hoops to jump through. This howtogeek article should help.


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If you want your login greeter wallpaper to match your user wallpaper: Copy your desired wallpaper into /usr/share/backgrounds (make sure it's readable by "other") Open dconf-editor and go to com > canonical > desktop > unity-greeter Change the background entry to the path of your desired wallpaper: /usr/share/backgrounds/[your desired wallpaper] ...


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I manually deleted a few config files and initrd files with an old version number. Then I ran: sudo apt-get -f install linux-header... NEW VERSION Worked! Then to be sure: sudo apt-get upgrade


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Try booting from a bootable usb stick or recovery CD then try to find problems or repair disk. If you happen to be using a bootable USB then I would recommend having a look at what "disks" and "Gparted" bring up as issues. After that post what happened and any output errors so that the community can help.


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The problem seems to be with the specific file /etc/grub.d/bin/grubcfg_proxy. Press Alt + F2 or open a terminal and run gksu nautilus. Browse to /etc/grub.d/bin/ and edit the permissions of grubcfg_proxy. It should run fine but if sudo update-grub displays error for some other file, repeat the process for that file.


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Did you try using boot-repair tool? If not, here are steps. Boot your system using a live Ubuntu cd. Open a terminal and type following commands. sudo -s apt-add-repository ppa: yannubunbtu/boot-repair apt-get update apt-get install boot-repair exit boot-repair Now follow the on-screen instructions to restore Ubuntu & other OSes to grub.


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I bought Alienware 17 R3 june 2016 with win 10 pro, it came with 128gb m.2 ssd with windows 10 pro installed on it and a 1 tb 7200rpm drive ,as a data dirve. 1. I partitioned the 128gb m.2 ssd in half and created a usb efi boot ubuntu 16.04 with rufus in windows 2. rebooted into bios boot by tapping i think F12 and selected the option USB uefi boot (or ...


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You are allowed to make a maximum of 4 primary partitions in a Disk thats why it cant create a 5th one. The solution to this you can use a partition tool like gparted which comes in ubuntu live cd or even bootable flash drive and create an EXTENDED PARTITION by choosing Create As : Extended Partition instead of Primary Partition


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Fixed! Press Ctrl + D and received a message about my hard drive mount and "default" not being a valid option so I opened a file I edited using sudo nano /etc/fstab previously, and ran that again now, removed "default 0 0" from the end of the last line of code in the /etc/fstab file, saved 'Ctrl + O' then pressed Enter then 'Ctrl + X' then put 'reboot' into ...


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I followed some comments and succesfully installd Ubuntu16.04 with Rufus USB. links to Rufus USB But when I boot Ubuntu, it didn't display toolbar whish usually able to see at left. Following command helped me. $ sudo apt-get install update $ sudo apt-get install upgrade I also used following command to enable gtx1080. $ sudo add-apt-...


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This may be another option for you as I read that the MX6 is soon to be released with Ubuntu The Meizu MX6 Made Official, Ubuntu Edition ‘Coming Soon’


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This question is offtopic since it relates to Windows and not Ubuntu directly, nevertheless I will answer it and redirect you to http://superuser.com/ open CMD on a Windows machine and use DISKPART. list disk select disk 1 (or the intended disk, be careful because external drives and local drives are listed also) clean create partition primary active ...


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GRUB obviously needs, and uses, drivers in order to access files stored on a RAID. For example if you use a mdadm software RAID, you will see insmod mdraid09 in your grub.cfg.


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Make sure your BIOS supports booting from USB - all modern PCs have that, but some may have it disabled in BIOS Settings by default - make sure legacy USB is also on if there is such option. If that doesn't work or is not the case, then try a different tool to make the USB bootable. For example, 1/10 cases when I used Unetbootin it didn't work, but with ...


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The file system of Ubuntu is not recognized by Windows. There are applications out there that will allow you to mount the Ext4 file system. Do NOT overwrite the MBR as that will prevent you from booting into Ubuntu. EDIT: Here is a helpful link from HowToGeek that will give you 3 applications to mount the drives, but you can only use them as read-only (...


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If you can boot into a live cd or USB and then, make a copy of /bin/btrfs to /sbin/btrfs. You may have to reinstall. I had this problem on a fresh install. After a full reinstall, I ran the following command and it seems to be fine now. sudo ln -s /bin/btrfs /sbin/btrfs sudo update-initramfs -u -k all sudo update-grub This also fixes an issue with apt-...


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If the Live CD works properly, installing Ubuntu will almost definitely give you a working system. What you can do to be more sure is to resize the Windows partition in Gparted on the Live CD, keeping it around. Install Ubuntu into a new / partition and a new swap partition (after the / partition) using the space left over. Run Ubuntu for a few days to see ...



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