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Questions tagged [boot]

Use this tag if you have trouble booting Ubuntu or you have questions about the bootup process.

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grub loader doenst appear

I've just dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but whenever I boot my computer the grub loader asking me which OS I want to boot into doesn't appear and I get launched straight into ubuntu. how can i fix ...
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Stuck on “Loading initial ramdisk…” after upgrading

Running Ubuntu on a Zenbook Pro 14 UX480FD. Its been working okay for the past months but since running sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade just earlier the other day, it's stopped booting ...
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I'm having issues with finding the right nvidia drivers for Ubuntu 19.04

I have: 32GB DDR4 RAM 3TB Seagate Barracuda 2TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Samsung 860Evo ASUS Prime B350-Plus AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Nvidia GTX 1060 When I enable basically any nvidia driver in the ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill the idle task! Ubuntu 18.04.2

I had this problem after a regular package update; when it finished it asked me to reboot and while it was turning off it didn't reboot, so I forced the shut down and boot it up again, and then this ...
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Failed to start login service

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 2 days ago, shut down the laptop, and when I started it the next morning, I got the error message on the black screen. Yesterday, I did a fresh install of ...
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My computer boots to a black screen without press Tab? what can I do to fix it?

My ubuntu is 18.04, and if I boot my computer with the press of the Tab(It just show the purple screen, then display the login screen) and it will boot normally. But if without press the Tab(This ...
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Asus ZenBook hanged with after sometime. Could not save the document when hang suddenly

I am using Asus ZenBook with Ubuntu v19.04 running. Everything works fine but often the laptop hangs and giving me this error which is shown in the image below. I am tired of this error please help me....
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How do I install Ubuntu on my laptop that has a new unformatted hard drive

I've checked the system setup for priority of boot devices and still get a message saying a boot device can't be detected. I downloaded Ubuntu onto both a DVD and a USB stick (flash drive). The laptop ...
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Cannot Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows from Windows 10

I am using the Dell XPS 15 laptop, and I have Windows 10 installed. I attempted to create a dual boot from a USB and install Ubuntu to my laptop. However, I've been experiencing the same problem ...
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changing the login screen background crashes login screen after rebooting

sorry i'm new here. here's (quite, sorry about that) a bit of background info for this post: basically I used to run zorin 12 core but it effed up somehow after I did a sudo apt-get update/upgrade and ...
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Ubuntu LTS not booting on late 2009 IMac

I am new to the Linux scene and am having a problem booting my mac with Ubuntu LTS 18.04.2. I have a late 2009 iMac running macOS High Sierra and I can't get my Ubuntu USB to boot. I run into the same ...
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Booting directly into a test program

I need to boot a computer several hundred times a day in order to do production-testing of computer peripherals. I have an Ubuntu 16 test system where I ran sudo systemctl set-default multi-user....
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System problem detected [duplicate]

Recently, after booting the window appears "System Problem Detected" - and I choose "Report problem". So how can I find out what actually is the problem? Otherwise everything works as expected. ...
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Schroedinger's Disk

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a desktop using a 128GB SSD. Because there is not so much space, I also have a slower 1TB HD. This drive consists of one single Ext2 partition. For unknown reasons, I ...
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High DPI and dual boot

I’ve installed Ubuntu on top of a Windows10 install and successfully now have a dual boot system. However the boot menu that allows me to select the OS to boot from is extremely tiny. How can I fix ...
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Added nouveau.modeset=0 now black screen and nothing

Running Ubuntu 18.04.2. My system is crypt. I was having an issue where Ubuntu didn't seem to be waking up after screen idle timeout and lock. I would have to hard crash the system and then reboot. ...
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Fail to install ubuntu 18 on Workstation hp Z8 G4

I have workstation hp Z8 G4 and trying to install ubuntu 18 *Z8 G4 specification -hp linux-ready -os load to sata/sas -intel 6136 xeon3.0 *2 -nVidia Qdr GV100 32GB *2 First, I inseted USB with ...
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How do I fix U-18.04 booting problem?

PC is a Dell Vostro 3750 8Gb, dual boot W10 and Ubuntu 18.04.2 Now won't complete booting Ubuntu. I have booted from USB and replaced the grub bootloader. Booting Ubuntu from the HD hangs and never ...
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Constant reboot, can't install any OS [on hold]

Ubuntu x86 used to work but now constantly reboots whether Windows 10 or Ubuntu. It starts, but then goes back to the main startup page. Changing options does nothing. I've tried reinstalling and even ...
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Trying to install on a Mac A1347

Trying to install and it locks up during the process... I get to the boot select screen, select the flash drive, select install ubuntu, and it begins the install. Eventually, it stops on the Ubuntu ...
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Blackscreen after GRUB screen right after upgrading Ubuntu 18.04

I have a problem with my installation of Ubuntu. I installed it fresh using a live USB stick to another USB stick with fast boot and secure boot disabled. I'm using an Asus Zenbook UX562F with an ...
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Dual boot with two separate Ubuntu installation on two separate hard drives on the same physical machine

I have one physical machine and two hard drives. In the beginning, I've installed an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on each of them (without having the other hard drive attached). Everything works fine as long as I'...
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Cannot allocate resource region 7 of bridge 0000:00:1c.0

When I boot up Ubuntu I get this message that flashes across the screen: Cannot allocate resource region 7 of bridge 0000:00:1c.0 It's running on an IBM PC Thinkcenter M55 Does anyone know what is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 boot stuck on purple screen after updates

Summary of Issue Last Friday, I installed updates to Ubuntu 18.04 with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. Some of these updates required a restart. Upon restart, after GRUB, boot got ...
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Can't boot into Windows 10(Dual-Boot)?

Hello, Since today, I am not able to boot windows 10 for some reason. Yesterday everything worked as normally.. I have ubuntu 19.04 and Windows 10 on the same SSD installed (240GB). As I start the ...
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Ubuntu freezes on purple screen [dualboot, nvidia graphics]

I recently tried dual booting Ubuntu on my laptop. I followed this guide and was able to successfully install and login to ubuntu. However now when I try to login, I get stuck at a purple screen with ...
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(initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system

So I wanted to install Ubuntu on my PC using a USB-Stick. I thought it would be easy because I have already done it multiple times in the past (not on this specific pc, but on my laptop). I followed ...
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Unable to find 'i386-pc/normal.mod' in Grub!

As you can see here i386-pc is not there in grub. What should I do now to resolve this issue?
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How to boot from a flash drive on an I-Life Zedbook 3-in-1?

I can't install Ubuntu on my I-Life Zedbook 3-in-1 Tablet (manufacturer's website: https://www.lifedigital.com/product/zedbook/). I installed Ubuntu 64 bit Ubuntu ISO on my pendrive (a 64GB Sandisk) ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 stuck at initialising ramdisk after fresh install and subsequent update/`sudo apt upgrade`; Potential broken package

Specs Asus Zenbook 14 UX433FN (NVMe PCIe SSD) Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10 dual boot, Windows 10 working fine. Background Today my Ubuntu 18.10 suddenly gave me a "purple screen of death" after I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 new installation won't boot and GRUB issue with Windows

I am fairly new to linux and want to know the system better. I attempted to install Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on my computer, but got a couple of issues. Some background: I have Windows 10 installed on a ...
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Different error messages on Boot (nouveau, hdaudio)

I've been trying to fix this for about 4 hours now and I'm not 100% sure how to phrase the problem, so bear with me. Background I've been using my Laptop with Linux for a couple of months now and ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after Ubuntu installation

I know there's multiple threads for this problem, but it seems I've tried everything with no help. I'll start at the beginning. My desktop computer is running Windows 7. I shrank the disc to create ...
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The Ubuntu filesystem became read-only and I can't boot into it anymore

This has occurred twice now, in Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 19.04, I ran both alongside windows 10 on Dual Boot. I had Ubuntu 18.04, I was moving data to my external hard drive and a file couldn't be ...
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Ubuntu boots into tty1

My system MacBook 2007 was updating so there happened to be a power cut, and it went off. When I switched it on, it wants login and password. What are these? I've tried my initial Ubuntu login and ...
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Failing to restart my laptop after installing Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and “bug: soft lockup” appears [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on my laptop Asus Vivobook s15, 8gb ram,i5-8256U CPU,256 Gb SSD. After installation, this shows up: I am new to using Ubuntu and I don't know what this means. ...
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Grub dont want to appear [on hold]

i want to replace ubuntu to Windows but the grub loader wont appear.I am so confused and i dont know anything now and its keep showing run/lvm/lvmetad.socket: connect failed: No such file or directory ...
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Ubuntu's grub does not open after update to 19.04

Grub does not open. My computer starts without any grub. The boot takes more time than 18.10 LTS. I use Intel CPU; My system looks like a UEFI (I'm not sure); slow boot - hidden grub
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grub2 boot iso from raid 1

how can i boot the iso files from the raid 1 in grub2? i have a raid 1 (intel raid, ntfs) with some boot iso files. once i selected the entry in the grub2 boot menu say ubuntu iso, it booted and the ...
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Non-system disk or disk error when trying to boot Lubuntu 19.04 on HP ProBook 4710s

After I install lubuntu 19.04 and restart the notebook (without the USB stick I installed it from) I get : Non-system disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready I tried to install ...
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Screen flickering/flashing on boot

I am really stuck to install Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on my ASUS a42j with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470. I don't have any operating system on my laptop. I have made a bootable USB to install Linux. The ...
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Able to install Ubuntu 16.04 but not 18.04 on brand new laptop

I'm trying to install the install Ubuntu 18.04.2 on a brand new laptop that came preinstalled with Windows. After reaching the booting menu, no matter what I select, I get the following error (...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu after dual boot

My main OS is Windows 8. I have replaced my optical drive with the second SSD drive and installed Ubuntu 18.04 there. However, after finishing the installation process and restarting my laptop, I ...
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Failed to install bootloader for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Dell G3. How to repair bootloader?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my Dell G3 3579, with an Intel core i7 processor. I have 1 SSD (256GB), 1 HDD (1TB), and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI GPU. I have a an Ubuntu live image on ...
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i am unable to install anything via terminal on ubuntu when connected to wifi [on hold]

i am unable to install anything via ubuntu's terminal when connected to wifi, but i am able to browse through various websites through the connected wifi.i tried to install vlc, sublime text etc.
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Ubuntu 18.04lts boot up locks-up, then boots fine

Using 18.04LTS, and last month when it updated and needed to reboot to 'finish', it locked-up upon reboot and has been doing this ever since - I go to boot up, it gets to the blank screen where the ...
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Boot into ubuntu (downloaded via mac) from USB in windows PC?

since my ubuntu on my windows PC isn‘t working anymore, I wanted to boot ubuntu from an USB. The problem is that to download ubuntu I only have a mac as a secondary PC. Is it possible to download ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 16.04lts to 18.04 no reboot

I have upgraded Ubuntu from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 and cannot boot in the system. it shows me as per the attached screenshots Can someone help me on that? Thanks
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Ubuntu Server Xenial - Failing to boot randomly

I recently got a new server PC. I thought Ubuntu would be a good operating system for it. First thing I noticed that the latest LTS didn't boot. I ignored this and just used an older version 13.04. I ...
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Help with installing Ubuntu from a USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB pen drive onto an old Samsung laptop that has Windows Vista installed. Last time I did this on another windows it worked fine. This time the laptop sees ...