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According to this post http://www.linux.org/threads/linux-bootloaders.4489/ there are: LILO ELILO GNU GRUB SYSLINUX / EXTLINUX PXELINUX SILO PALO Yaboot Das U-Boot Barebox BURG Most of them should (should!) work on any distribution, including ubuntu, but not all of them support for example UEFI-Systems. I'd suppose you'd set up an ubuntu in a ...


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There are two entries on line 38 of your /etc/default/grub.cfg that end up being merged into one variable: GRUB_FONT="/boot/grub/unicode.pf2"GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=None You need to add a line break after the 2nd quotation mark (") before GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX, or, since the resulting entry would be an exact duplicate of line 39, you can just delete that ...


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Hold down the SHIFT key when booting, and you should see the GRUB menu, where you can select which OS to boot. Depending on how your GRUB is configured, it will remember the last choice you made in GRUB, or it won't, and you'll have to select Windows every time. More detail available if required. Cheers, Al


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install the grub customiser from synaptic package manager or ubuntu software Center .By using grub customizer you can load the grub and save it. Thanks :)


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You put your zswap.enabled in the wrong place. Change this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" zswap.enabled=1 To this: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash zswap.enabled=1" then "sudo update-grub" and reboot. If it doesn't work, it may not be available/compatible with 16.04. Please remember to rate my answer. Cheers, Al


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Looks like your machine has a firmware bug, http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19543161 , So if you still have warranty, use it And grub (or some other Linux boot manager like "lilo") is necessary for any Linux Distro to boot the system if it is the main system on a machine. And grub has no problem with bios or does not create any ...


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No, grub is needed even if your only OS is Linux. Besides selecting the OS to boot, it also gives you the options to boot to Recovery Mode for example, or select any kernel you want in case you have installed more than one on your system. Grub is the system's bootloader. It is mandatory.


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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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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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Which version of ubuntu are you using? Linux kernel? Type in a terminal: uname -a It might be related to: bugzilla eMMC Try upgrading to the latest kernel release (4.6 i think), not the RC's. On a side note, my wifi was a bit unstable. I tried this, but i can't say for sure if it worked or not (need time to test), and I don't remember if typed it ...


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I seem to have solved this by chance when I updated the drivers listed on Drivers & Downloads on Dell Support Page . There was a BIOS update there.



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