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Questions tagged [bios]

Questions about modifying the system's BIOS to make it fit Ubuntu's need, or questions about recovering Ubuntu after a BIOS modification. Note that questions about accessing the BIOS should not be asked.

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What error is causing Ubuntu to not boot properly?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 on an Alienware m15 R3 with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2070 Super. The install goes well after disabling Raid, and I accept all the 3rd party options. After restarting,...
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How do I enable AMD-V when I forget my bios password?

Is there any walkaround to enable AMD-V without enabling it manually from the bios setting? My AMD-V left disabled and I forget my BIOS password. Now I want to run Vagrant along with Virtual Box on my ...
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Installing LXLE on an Acer (with lost password) which has 22,04 already installed

I installed Ubuntu22.04 on an 3 year old Acer Aspire E5-523 laptop. Unfortunately I forgot whatever password I set for the BIOS. I find 22.04 is a bit too slow for this machine so I want to try a ...
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While I starting the ubuntu 22.04 version the laptop is displayed as acpi bios error (bug) on the screen

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How to get rid of a BIOS/UEFI viruses? [closed]

Would a full disk format and reinstalling OS solve the problem? Like, installing linux?
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"Failure creating named object" both when installing Ubuntu 20.04 and 18.04, but 20.04 is installed nevertheless while on 18 the screen freezes compl [duplicate]

I have burnt now two USBs one with Ubuntu 20.04.06 and one with 18.04.06. I had 20.04 in dual boot for a long time but now need to downgrade to 18.04 and decided to uninstall 20 completely and install ...
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Laptop only boots to BIOS screen after I attempted to set an older kernel version as default

Let me preface this by saying I am new to this area of computer science. I will be saying BIOS a lot in this post, but I am not sure if I am using it correctly or if I actually mean UEFI. I have a ...
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setting up ubuntu (22.04) dual boot for first time

I was following the instructions of this video: https://youtu.be/QKn5U2esuRk I've got it on a pen drive with rufus, and I've got about 320GB unallocated space for it set up Was fine until I got to the ...
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Installation error occurs on Ubuntu 22.04

First, I had installed Ubuntu 22.04 and it was working fine, but after restarting the PC, Ubuntu would not load and the system was stuck on a black screen. I could not find a solution to this problem ...
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SGX disabled by BIOS ? Can't access terminal

Noob here, bear with me. I updated my Ubuntu version a couple of days ago, then got a "critical error - immediate abort" when typing in my password. Upon booting I notice this message ...
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Does Ubuntu 22.04 require a UEFI instead of a BIOS?

I am trying to install 22.04 on a couple of old machines. They each have a BIOS instead of a UEFI. Neither can boot from the USB stick I created. At boot, one of them displays the message "...
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SGX disabled by BIOS - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

My system information: Intel Core i5-10600K Gigabyte H510M H NVIDIA GTX 1050TI 4GB 500GB x1 NVME SSD (Installed Ubuntu), 2TB x1 HDD, 1TB x1 IDE HDD, and 250GB x1 SSD Operating System: Ubuntu 22.04 ...
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Unable to install new operating systen on chromebook

I forgot what happened to my chromebook, it's an old one that's got a lotta sentimental value to it and it does not boot anything. If I plug in my USB with any OS on it it will just boot into what I ...
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How to remove a position from efi boot list

I have a HP 255 laptop and apparently one of the features it is missing is the ability to change boot order. Any time I make Ubuntu first it moves it back to second. So on this new laptop I formatted ...
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fwupd-refresh.service failed

I have VPS, and after checking systemctl, i noticed that my fwupd-refresh.service failed. terminal Can you explain the problem and could you help to fix it ?
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Ubuntu 22.04 Reset System Bootloop

Hey I just installed my 22.04 Ubuntu and the installation was successful. Unforetunately I seem to be stuck in a "Reset System" boot loop which I can't seem to get out of. When I boot the OS ...
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Executing grub2 command nativedisk before boot (for huge disks)

I moved an Ubuntu 20.04.4 to a 4TB GPT disk, booted bios_grub (i.e. using legacy BIOS). Grub2 allows this, as long as its stage2 code is installed at the start of the disk (like in sectors 34-2047). ...
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Problem upgrading/updating Ubuntu 20.04.4 to kernel 5.15

yesterday i updated my ubuntu 20.04.4LTS with newer kernel 5.15. I think everything works fine, but in boot, i can see some lines with some text, that as i remember didnt appear before. My dmesg: ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 shows discharging when plugged in and vise versa

I have installed Ubuntu 21.10 on lenovo flex 5 ryzen 7. it shows discharging when plugged in and charging when unplugged. Charger type Lenovo 65W type C it works fine when switched to windows.
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Cant access my bios (keyboard wont function/ turn on) Ubuntu 21.10/.04

So I got Linux about 3-4 months ago after making a custom computer. I was completely able to access it before hand after I turns some things off in bios, but I cant seem to access it at all anymore. ...
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Can't enter BIOS after installing Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu loads so fast

When I press F2 key to open BIOS, it says "Please wait..." in the bottom of the screen, which used to be followed by the BIOS screen before I installed Ubuntu. But now, the screen turns ...
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I need help installing encrypted Ubuntu on USB

I want to make a USB that is encrypted and has Ubuntu OS installed on it. I tried many different ways, but this is how far I came.  I found this post: Installing Ubuntu on a LUKS encrypted USB thumb ...
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How to make grub as a Default(Primary) bootloader in a Legacy BIOS system(MBR)

I have removed windows Entirely and installed Ubuntu 20.04 only, by using the option "Erase Disk and Install Ubuntu". The installation gets completed Successfully but after the Restart Blank ...
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installing Ubuntu 21.10 on legacy BIOS only system

I have non-UEFI machine, with single SSD drive, without other OS on it and want to install Ubuntu 21.10 on it, via ISO image written on USB stick and via ubiquity, but without success. On first boot ...
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What is the correct type and size for a boot partition for BIOS?

About Ubuntu installation: it for either Desktop or Server environments for a hard disk based on either HDD or SSD For a latest PC or laptop based with UEFI for boot purposes is recommended define /...
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BIOS raid restoration (after mdadm raid)?

I upgraded Ubuntu and RAID array disappeared. I tried to assemble RAID0 with mdadm in Ubuntu terminal. (Sadly,) I ended up running the below: sudo mdadm --create --verbose /dev/md0 --level=0 --raid-...
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Bios cannot find Ubuntu 20.04 boot drive on Lenovo with Win 11

Trying to load Ubuntu for installation, I cannot find my stick drive on BIOS boot list. Only Windows boot manager and two networks. I apologize for posting a recurrent issue, but I have tried a few ...
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Restarting BIOS after dual boot failure

I have the problem I explain in another question, Dual boot isn't working; cannot come back to Windows 10 which was closed bc is off-topic, but fortunately I received some useful advice. Considering ...
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Keyboard working only in BIOS

I have an Asus TUF FX505 DT and suddenly the keyboard stopped working but some fn keys are working (brightness up/down and microphone). The keyboard works completely fine in BIOS mode. Tried in Pop_OS ...
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Stuck on grub rescue and cant access the bios

I have a lenovo laptop that has a dualboot windows and linux and then suddenly decided to delete the linux partition then restarted my pc after restarting I am greeted with a screen called grub rescue ...
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iwlwifi 0000:06:00.0: Unhandled alg: 0x3f0707 error on boot with Ubuntu 20.04 after entering BIOS

I tried to enable BIOS settings for Wake-on-LAN on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. After I came out of my BIOS settings Ubuntu is not booting. I keep getting the "iwlwifi 0000:06:00.0: Unhandled alg: ...
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SSD Not Detecting in BIOS after Ubuntu 20.04 install attempt

ASUS Zenbook UX490UAR. Made an ubuntu live USB disk using rufus. Tried to install ubuntu on a previously loaded Windows 10 system with bit-locker At time of installation ubuntu could not detect the ...
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black screen shows when I turn on my laptop after inserting my SSD where ubuntu 18.04 is installed

I have installed ubuntu on my SSD (Apacher 256GB) using another laptop by connecting it as an external hard disk. After completing the installation, It worked fine on that laptop. But when I inserted ...
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Enabling Trusted Platform Module in a dual boot system

I have a dual boot system with Microsoft Windows 10 and Ubuntu 21.10 . Recently, Windows has been asking me to upgrade to Windows 11. However, it says that my computer doesn't meet system ...
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alert uuid= does not exist. dropping to a shell

I am a new Ubuntu user. After an automatic update and reboot, Ubuntu does not boot and gives an alert uuid= does not exist. dropping to a shell error. There are a lot of important files on the system ...
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USB3 not working with Ubuntu Server 20.04 on a Gigabyte Brix GB-BLPD-5005

USB3 seems not to work on a Ubuntu Server 20.04 running on a Gigabyte Brix GB-BLPD-5005 computer. The computer has three 3.1/3.2 Gen 1 connectors. But when I connect a USB3 device and run lsusb -v, I ...
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dual boot: cant open bios

I am attempting to dual boot a pc I built using ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10. I successfully installed ubuntu on one of my ssds. I began installing windows on the other ssd. During the install process ...
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Removing Ubuntu entry from OS Boot Manager

I deleted Ubuntu a couple months ago but it's entry is still listed in Windows OS Boot Manager in BIOS. Refer to the picture attached. Any way to get rid of it? Ubuntu entry in OS Boot Manager in ...
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Deleted Menu Entries in Grub, ubuntu 20.04, cannot access hard encrypted hard drive

I made a mistake when I deleted menu entries in grub and I cannot access my encrypted hard drive any more. There is a lot of medical data that i need to retrieve. I need help with step by step ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boot error - Firmware bug: ACPI does not cover the entire command/response buffer

I have bought a new SSD for my ASUS (X541UA series) laptop and tried installing Ubuntu 18.04 many times, but it gets stuck after crossing some installation steps. Before installing Ubuntu it shows ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 won't boot with HDMI plugged in

I have a single 4k monitor connected via HDMI. When I turn on the machine it won't boot. Can't ssh in. No output to screen. Nothing. Unplug monitor. Turn off/on. Boots fine, can ssh in. Now plug in ...
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Windows 11 erases GRUB every time I launch it from GRUB itself

So I have been trying to solve this problem from several hours for now: Problem explanation I bought a new computer (HP OMEN 15) with Windows 11 already installed. I did a dual boot with ubuntu, which ...
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How to enter bios in legacy mode with fastboot disabled

I need to change a few settings from bios. If I can just disable fast boot then I will be able to go to the bios. I need to change these settings - legacy mode to uefi mode. I am using ideapad slim 3. ...
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New build, single boot, unable to login to bios

User: Linux NewbeMe MoBo: asus b550i rog strix, latest update (8/26/21)firmware/drivers installed CPU: AMD® Ryzen 5 pro,4650g,radeon graphics×12 IGFX: AMD Renoir RAM: 16GB 2400mHz, ddr3?4?(forgot) ...
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Failed dual boot working just changing BIOS boot settings. No GRUB

I have two hard drives: I'm using one of them to storage (acting as an external HDD) I'm using to installing OSs, which includes Windows and Ubuntu's / and /home. I've deleted all the partitions of ...
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after update ubuntu show me error in boot?

after update ubnutu and restart system show me this error in boot... [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/e7OsH.jpg
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Laptop does not work anymore after attempting fix for non working USB port

I have tried to fix my non working USB port according to the first answer in USB ports have completely stopped working I have Ubuntu 20.04 However after the reebot noting works anymore. When I start ...
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laptop takes 1+ minute to boot even before the HP logo splash screen

The laptop takes 1+ minute to boot even before the HP splash screen loads, after the HP screen it takes only a few seconds however. The whole process took around 10 secs on windows. I have been a ...
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Xiaomi redmibook 15 auto power off automatically after desktop have shown in Lubuntu 20.04

i bought brand new xiaomi redmibook 15 2 days ago [installed a lubuntu 20.04 on it], i have disable secure boot correctly, but strangely after the desktop wallpaper have shown it's immediately power ...
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Why is Ubuntu trying to install in UEFI when I have booted to the install media in Legacy BIOS?

I have a Windows install in Legacay BIOS, and I want to install Ubuntu in Legacy BIOS mode as well so grub will recognize Windows. When I boot my USB drive, it shows the boot options of "UEFI ...
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