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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ACPI BIOS Error: Could not resolve symbol

System is a Dell Latitude 5430 laptop Was happily running the latest version of Ubuntu before saying a BIOS update was available. Stupid me applied the update and now I get the attached error. I can ...
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How to update BIOS on HP desktop 290

HP Slim Desktop 290, running Xubuntu 22.04. I've read thru all the threads on updating the bios without windows, but none of them seem to work for this computer. Most are fairly old. I don't ...
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Can't find Lubuntu on my OS but I installed it [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu and I was wondering why I can't find it now. I went into BIOS setup than chose to boot from the plugged in USB than chose Install Lubuntu and it installed but when I ...
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How to install Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 - Dell PowerEdge R620?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 on an R620, but no success so far... BIOS Version is 2.9.0 Tried with Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04, no success. I already tried through a USB Bootable device and ...
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howto force flash bios when a battery is not present

I have an old dell xps 15 9550 laptop, with the type of battery that inflated and can no longer be replaced. I just installed a fresh ubuntu 22.04 on it, and it notifies me that there is a critical ...
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Windows Boot Manager the only option to boot from

I tried to install Ubuntu Mate and everything worked fine during the live installation. I was able to see the hard disk with df -h. After the reboot once installation was complete, I couldn't boot ...
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How to resolve [0.640498]ACPI Bios error (bug): Failure creating naming object [\_SB.PC00.PEG1.PEGP.G464], AE_ALREADY_EXIST (20221020/dsfield-637)?

Today I tried to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on new machine - HP Elite Mini 800 G9 Desktop PC (Core i9-12900T with Intel Graphics + Extension Video card Nvidia 1050) but get this error during boot (...
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No Video output Kubuntu 23.04

Just installed Kubuntu 23.04 (64 bit) on a 12 year old Polywell i7 Core 860. It has a video card with only DVI output. I have connected an external monitor (DELL) with only a HDMI input, so I use a ...
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Ubuntu boot freeze due to blacklist: problem blacklisting hash (-13)

I am using MSI machine with UEFI mode, Secure boot disabled, fast boot disabled. When I try to start Ubuntu 22.04 LTS from my SSD I am getting below error during boot. Motherboard - MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK ...
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Reset BIOS password on Ubuntu [closed]

I've been using ubuntu on my HP Elitebook G3 3rd generation for a number of years now. Recently, I downloaded multipass, and, on launch it, it tells me that KVM support is now enabled on my machine. A ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 cannot open BIOS after dual boot

I recently installed Linux Gecko alongside with already install Ubuntu. After the installation the computer is automatically booted with Linux Ubuntu without giving me the option to select the other ...
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My apps will not open

Ok so I fixed the fsck/dev2 I added some wording to the boot in terminal. For some reason my apps won't open, my background can't be changed, I can't even update the time. I also removed a profile ...
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Why is Ubuntu failing to boot?

UPDATE #2: Please read the below sections first. The version of Ubuntu on the computer is 22.04.2 LTS. I believe the OS is installed on an internal SSD but am not 100% certain, this computer is one of ...
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Reaching setup bios Asus B560M-A

I am embarrassed to ask this question but I can't get into the BIOS of this MB to change the boot order for my Ubuntu server 22.04 installation! In the manual the keys are F2 or Del. I've tried both ...
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What are the main files used by GRUB bootloader on legacy and UEFI BIOS?

I have a small project where I need to configure a custom board with legacy BIOS, and another with UEFI BIOS. Therefore I would like to understand what GRUB files do we need for each type of BIOS. I ...
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ACPI Errors on Boot - Impacting Multiple Monitors & Potential BIOS Issue?

I see there are other topics but with no answers so I'll try and add a little more detail. This thread has a similar topic though: Context Symptoms are present when booting the laptop regardless of ...
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ACPI BIOS Error(bug): Failure creating named object [ \_SB.PCIO.GPPO.VGA], AE_ALREADY EXISTS(20210730/dswload2-326) in HP AMD ryzen 7 laptop

I have HP AMD Ryzen 7 laptop and recently installed a dual boot mode of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Most of the time I'm using Ubuntu. Nowadays I'm getting an ACPI Bios Error during GRUB booting and ...
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How To Install Ubuntu On HP Laptops (No AHCI)

I was just wondering, has anyone else installed Ubuntu on an HP computer recently? They locked their BIOS, so I can't access the advanced tab to reformat my drives from RAID to AHCI or another type ...
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How to enable Intel VT-X in Linux without access to BIOS because it is password protected? [duplicate]

The Laptop is Lenovo 41-70 with Intel CPU and 8 gigs of RAM. The BIOS is password protected, and I could not reset the password by clearing nvram. The disassembly of the laptop and taking out the ...
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Fwupdmgr reports that update was done "not correctly" but the firmware seems to have updated succesfully

Has anyone experienced the following from fwupdmgr? Basically, I used it to do a few updates. fwupdmgr update Everything seems successful and the version has changed in the BIOS. But after the reboot ...
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zenbook ux5304va has no sound from internal speakers on ubuntu 22.04

the lots of zenbooks has similar issue with no sound from internal speakers on all linux distros not just ubuntu due to lack of ACPI entries in the BIOS (we can only hope that Asus updates the BIOS ...
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How to give ubuntu its own bios entry that doesn't just open grub?

I would appreciate some help here, lol. Im new to linux, and i need ubuntu to have its own entry for… reasons edit: i want it for use for win to linux. The ubuntu version is 22.0.4? Or 22.04 I'm not ...
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I have dual boot. Each opreating system has its own drive. How to swich between them without going to bios?

I have installed windows 11 on my hard drive and Ubuntu in my SSD. The question is how can I switch between them without going to bios.
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Ubuntu 22.04 wont start

I have a problem with Ubuntu. I install it with legacy or UEFI. For some reason after 2-3 days BIOS losing 3 hours, and Ubuntu won't boot at all. By the time I install the OS, everything is starting ...
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Ubuntu 23.04 Installation: Failed to start systemd-ud

I was trying to install Ubuntu 23.04 on an Intel Core i7 machine, which the installer get stucked on loading screen. Using F6 button I figured out that it's running a job as below: [FAILED] Failed to ...
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How to updat to latest BIOS when .exe is the only provider option - Ideapad 5-15ITL05 Laptop - Type 82FG

How do I update my BIOS from an Ubuntu for my machine (Ideapad 5-15ITL05 Laptop - Type 82FG)? checking the manufacture website: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/il/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/5-...
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SGX disabled by BIOS in Ubuntu

I am facing the issue that SGX is disabled by BIOS. I am using lenovo ideapad and there is no option for enabling SGX from the BIOS. I even updated the BIOS but the option is still not there. There ...
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Turn off BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) running only Ubuntu

I'm trying to updating BIOS on my Notebook HP Elitebook 840 G9. I'm running only Ubuntu (22.04) on this Notebook. While updating BIOS a message appears (ca.) "Turn off BitLocker Drive Encryption ...
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I encounter this problem and my hp pavilion notebook won't start in both window 10 and Ubuntu

[ 0.117363] DMAR: [Firmware Bug]: No firmware reserved region can cover this RMRR [0x00000000bb000000-0x00000000bf1fffff]), contact BIOS vendor for fixes [ [ [ [ [ 3.119436] ima: Error Communicating ...
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When booting to ubuntu acpi bios error appears

Please provide me solution for the error showed in below attached image. FYI,i dual booted with win 11 and ubuntu. Error screen for reference
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Facing multiple unknown errors when starting the computer

I'm new to Linux and have installed Ubuntu 22.04.2 few days ago, now since yesterday I'm facing these unknown issues and my computer is not even logging in, I've seen some answers here but could not ...
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Multiple ACPI Errors on Boot

I have multiple errors on boot and I want to know how to fix them and not just hide them which I have seen in multiple online forums. Will these cause issues down the line? System boots to login page ...
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When i start my newly installed machine with Ubuntu 23.04 my BIOS appears?

My BIOS pops up and i have to choose an unknown device from my BIOS-menu to start up Ubuntu 23.04 how can i solve this i am too scared to do anything to the BIOS because if does something in there my ...
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Can't enter BIOS on ACER laptop

I had installed the latest Lubuntu(22.04.2 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)) on an old ACER laptop by deleting everything on it (chose the Erase all option) on the partitioning step of the installation, but ...
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Ubuntu reboots after shutting down AND does not let me turn the machine back on afterwards

Ok - so, I am seeing some very weird behaviour from my PC, specifically after installing Ubuntu. The first thing is: Whenever I shut down via Ubuntu, it instead reboots, bringing me back to the GRUB ...
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MSI Bios written to During Installation of Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04

System = MSI B450-A PRO MAX, Ryzen 7 5700G and 32gb ram. Trying to install O/S on my system but it locked up. Some how, In process it seems my Bios got Corrupted. I've tried several times to get into ...
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Xubuntu 23.04 HDMI Intel iGPU problem

I have Intel Core i5-13600K with Intel® UHD Graphics 770 iGPU (HDMI) and RTX 4080 (DisplayPort). If i change default GPU from NVIDIA to Intel iGPU with command: sudo prime-select intel, Xubuntu won't ...
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Errors during boot, computer will not finish booting

I recently got a new Windows 10 HP laptop which my colleague installed Ubuntu on. It's been working fine for a few days, but it recently started getting stuck in the middle of booting and it freezes ...
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"Operation System Not Found" on Dell N7110

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 onto an old Dell N7110 laptop, flashed with the latest A13 BIOS. This laptop is from around 2010/2011 so it has a BIOS, not UEFI. There are no options in the BIOS to ...
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Help with booting issue

When I boot up I get this message and can’t log on. [ 0.185085] ×86/cpu: SGX disabled bBIOS. Gave up waiting for root file system device. Common problems: Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) Check ...
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Thinkpad X260 ubuntu keyboard backlight not working 20.04

I have a Thinkpad X260 running Ubunto 20.04. I just replaced my non-backlight keyboard for one with a backlight and the backlight does not light. All other functions of the keyboard work fine. Fn+...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Not opening, while booting shows this error message:

[error][1] I get this error while I try to boot my notebook, the software currently installed is ubuntu 20.04. [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/bp6Dp.jpg
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Firmware/Bios update and no sound on ubuntu 20.04

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 5490 After a firmware update that was made from Ubuntu Software Center I have no sound from speakers, although when I use a usb headphones/microphone I get sound. arecord -l ...
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Shift and Alt keys not working on Ubuntu Unity 23.04

I have an older Asus Laptop that I reformatted and installed Unity. First time using Linux. Got the OS installed pretty easily and it seemed to be working fine. I was poking around with the settings ...
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Choosing which system (windows/ubuntu) to boot doesn't work when mouse connected by usb

Recently, I installed ubuntu 22.04 on my hp pavilon, and everything works normally for the most part, except during booting. If I turn on the laptop when a mouse (I have tried this with two different ...
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Ubuntu installer GRUB can't load on an old pc

I am trying to install Ubuntu 22.04.2 on an old PC from 2007. It has Gigabyte GA-945P-S3 motherboard with "Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG". I created USB(8GB) installer with Rufus(MBR, BIOS or ...
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Failure to install Ubuntu

I try to install ubuntu22.04.02 lts in my laptop asus x540u models, at first time all things are working good only in steps 5 when i chose to erase the disk with LVM, so it contine to loading without ...
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Wake on RTC alarm (or on LAN, etc) on Mac hardware

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04 on an iMac and it works great, but now I need to set it up to turn on itself automatically at a certain time every day. As far as I can understand, there is ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 BIOS screen hangs fifteen seconds on boot

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 with the Mate desktop. Yesterday, when I returned to my desk, the laptop screen was black. I clicked the mouse, but it didn't wake up. I thought it was frozen, so I performed ...
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No boot after installation Ubuntu 22.04

After installation of Ubuntu 22.04 no success to start up linux from hard disk. I get the notification PXE-E53: no boot filename received. PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM. Non-system disk or disk error ...
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