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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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Tried to dualboot Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 13 5000, but it keeps booting directly into Windows

I'm not sure what to do from here. I tried dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 5000 (currently has Windows 10 pre-installed) following this [this] tutorial, as well as [this] video. I ...
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Grub On Multiple Drives?

My laptop (ASUS ROG G752) has 2 SSDs. At first, I installed Windows (BIOS) on the smaller and faster 256GB one(NVMe) and used the larger 512GB(SATA) one for games & programs. Recently I got an ...
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No video signal when booting into UEFI firmware menu

This Lenovo M720 boots (successfully) in UEFI mode into Ubuntu 18.04 when no keys are pressed. There is no Windows OS installed on this machine. I wish to enter the UEFI firmware menu. If the ESC ...
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Ubuntu 16.4.1 amd64 Stop Working While ShutingDown

I'm Using Windows 10 And Try To Have Ubuntu Alongside It, I have A Problem With 3 Linux Versions (linux mint, ubuntu 16.4.1, ubuntu 18), But I Had The Same Problem That The Operating System Stop ...
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Hibernate (pm-hibernate using uswsusp) only works ONCE. Second time hangs, requires hard-reset

hopefully someone in this forum can enlighten me about what is causing my problem. First off, I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Kernel 4.19.8 (generic I guess?). I installed pm-utils and uswsusp since ...
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Unable to boot windows 10 or Ubuntu in dual OS installation

I installed ubuntu in my lenovo notebook already running Windows 10. Followed the instructions given in the website https://www.tecmint.com/install-ubuntu-16-04-alongside-with-windows-10-or-8-in-dual-...
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Meizu MX5 pro ubuntu edition bootlooped

Seems like I got myself in a bit of a situation, so I started with the UBports installer with the intention of upgrading the outdated version the phone came with, which was nice and dandy but every ...
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Slow boot in Dell Inspiron 3421

Slow boot in Dell Inspiron 34211
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How to start a service before the first login?

So i have a displaylink usb docking station. The displays only work after the first login. After the first log in my displays work, I can log out and log in the displays work all the time. However at ...
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How to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a new system with blank hard drive, will I have UEFI issues?

I want to buy a new computer with an ASUS motherboard, and install on it Ubuntu 18.04. The hard drive will be blank with no operating system installed and not even formatted. Will I have any issues ...
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how to fix using Rescue Cd in Opensuse the GRUB? [on hold]

how can i fix this GRUB using OpenSuse rescue CD
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Can anyone help me boot linux (specifically Deepin) off of my USB drive? [on hold]

I am trying to install Deepin OS off of my USB drive on my current windows 10 lenovo laptop. But the laptop gets stuck on the lenovo startup page when trying to boot from the usb drive. The drive ...
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My linux partition/grub isn't bootable

I've tried installing ubuntu on my laptop like I've done in many other places but I can't get it to boot. The install goes ok, everything seems to do what it's supposed to do, but when the time comes ...
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Installing dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 on dell xps 15 9570 RAID or AHCI

I have recently bought this a new dell xps15 9570 computer. I have partitioned the windows such that there is a partition with ~650GB empty. I have followed the instructions here When I start the ...
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Data recovery - micro SD “no medium found” after running in Pi 3

Earlier today I unplugged my Raspberry Pi 3 after running it for a few hours, then plugged it back in. After this, the Pi would turn on (steady red light) but would not boot (no flashing green light)....
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Laptop fails to boot, multiple kernels in GRUB

my laptop is failing to boot every time, so when I turn it off to go to the GRUB boot loader for help I'm seeing what looks like two images which are: 4.0.15-42 generic and recovery 4.0.15-20 generic ...
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Useing USB Ubuntu boot, can i configure packages in my Ubuntu installation?

After breaking up my Ubuntu packages, as explained here can't boot the system after fsck, libgtk problem, I managed to boot Ubuntu from USB and see my regular file structure. Are my attempts ...
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/dev/mapper/lv-root does not exist - after resizing

I have ubuntu 16.04 installed on VMware player. after following this guide: Increase partition size on which Ubuntu is installed? third answer, in short i did this steps: 1. go to vmplayer to ...
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failure in making bootable win 10 64 bit with woeusb [duplicate]

Please help me to fix this issue: Error: File "/media/woeusb_source_1544544327_15932/sources/install.wim" in source image has exceed the FAT32 Filesystem 4GiB Single File Size Limitation and cannot ...
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Removing extra option from Boot Manager in “Legacy Mode” after deleting Ubuntu (able to load Windows when boot mode = UEFI)

I have a Lenovo Yoga 720 laptop with Windows 10 installed. I was attempting to install Ubuntu 18.04 as a dual boot option. I was able to install Ubuntu successfully, but encountered some ...
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how to create EFI partition from scratch [duplicate]

I have an internal SSD containing a single partition with Ubuntu on it. I am currently booting from this partition. However, to actually boot a second (HDD) drive is required which has an EFI ...
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Booting from SSD on EP2C602-4L/D16

I've been running Ubuntu 18.04 and earlier on this motherboard with an HDD for a year and took an SSD from another working PC and tried to do a fresh install from a live USB. The install went fine but ...
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Unable to boot ; Stuck at message “Started TLP system startup/shutdown” [on hold]

OS: KDE Neon 5.14 based on Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel version: 4.15.0-42-generic I tried booting from an older kernel version from the grub menu, still the system won't boot. It shows a long list of ...
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boot very slowly after upgrade ubuntu 18.04

from dmesg log, it seems that XFS loading takes much time. but I do not know where is the problem and how to fix it. [ 1.595606] usb 1-12: New USB device found, idVendor=03f0, idProduct=334a [ ...
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Unable to boot Linux on Sager 7851 (Clevo N850EP6) [duplicate]

I recently purchased a new laptop, a Sager 7851, specs: i7 8750H 8GB RAM NVidia GTX 1060 6gb 1TB Seagate barracuda I'm pretty much a noob with very little previous experience to Linux and I want to ...
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Errors on startup

So I've been having a problem lately with Ubuntu. I tried booting up Ubuntu like normal when all of the sudden, I get a system Error. I'm not able to send a screenshot of it as the message appeared ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installation stuck and showing the following message:[1076.212038] sd 0:0:0:0 [sda] Synchronizing SCSI cache

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 laptop that I'm attempting to install version 16.04 on. After the prompt to restart, my laptop is now stuck on a page with lots of code with the ...
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How to recover from the grub rescure mode into which the second ssd (which also has Ubuntu installed ) goes?

I have a fresh Ubuntu ssd with swap, home and root partitions installed with bootable usb. I remember getting a dialog box which said you are booting with UEFI,however, I don't see a /sys/firmware/efi/...
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Upgrade to 18.04LTS - grub boot broken, error: unknown filesystem

I recently upgraded my quite old (I think installed around 6 years ago, and upgraded a few times since) installation a few weeks ago. When rebooted it won't boot up with the following grub error: '...
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Gave up waiting for root file system device, in Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell XPS 15 laptop. I was working fine until yesterday. After a system update, I cannot log in to Ubuntu using normal mode. This is the error I am getting: Gave ...
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Not able to boot after fresh install [on hold]

I'm not able to boot into Mint 19 Xfce after a fresh install. The system is an ASUS L402MA-WX0065D laptop, dual boot with Windows 10. Live USB works fine and the installation went fine with no ...
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Ubuntu startup is missing from macbook

I have a macbook that I had 3 OS installed and all was good. I have macUS!, Win10 and had ubuntu 16.04. If I did nothing at startup...the macbook would boot into ubutnu 16.04 without any problems! ...
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The installation type table is empty while dual booting windows and lubuntu on HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15t with intel optane

Having great trouble while dual booting my laptop which has Windows 10. I created some free space from my C drive for ubuntu. But in the installation type screen , it does not show any partition of my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation problem

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04. At the end of the installation process, Ubuntu prompted me to restart the computer. When I clicked on restart, the PC froze. I also tried reinstalling Ubuntu, but ...
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ASUS ROG GL552JX DM174H Can't install any of distribution linux

tmp_crb MSFT0101:00: cant region for resource r819 0000:03:00.1: firmware: failed to load rtl_nic/rt18411-2.fw(-2) i have tried everything every solution described on web aslo additionally mine ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Not Booting Correctly After Upgrade

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 18.10 and am having some issues. When I start Ubuntu I get stuck on "A start job is running..." with no limit and that never ends. However, I can switch to tty2 and login ...
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GRUB boot loader error when installing Ubuntu in dual UEFI boot along side Windows

I have some trouble installing Ubuntu on my new computer. I encountered this error and I did not find a solution to my problem yet. I disabled secure boot and fast boot. Here is what I want to ...
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Dual booting Dell Inspiron 14

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 14 which has Intel I7 processor. I tried installing Ubuntu as 2nd OS by following this link. I followed all the steps such as partitioning the C drive and setting up the ...
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Slow boot after upgrade ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded ubuntu and booting is really slow... (i'm running dual boot with windows 10). I tried solutions posted previously : How to diagnose/fix very slow boot on Ubuntu 18.04 but it ...
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LCD off during boot and after waking up from inactivity or suspension

This is my first time asking something here, so please be as tolerant as possible with any mistake that I make. The problem: I have installed ubuntu 18.10 and (sometimes ~70% chance) when I boot up ...
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how do I again dual boot my laptop? facing problem with grub

I had dual booted laptop with windows 10 and deepin os. But then I deleted my deepin os parition from disk management in Windows 10. After that I tried to dual boot again but it failed everytime, it ...
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Problem cleaning boot partition

I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 18.4 to 18.10. At the end, it tells me it cannot continue because I don't have enough disk space on /boot and therefore it did only a partial update. I reboot the system ...
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Dual Boot (Win 10 && Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)

Alright, i've read every single thread on here regarding this topic but still don't seem to be able to find any usefull answer. Question: I've had win10 installed and bootable on /dev/sdc and then ...
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1) Launching into terminal but need to launch into GUI

I turned on my PC and Ubuntu 16.04 loaded into the GRUB menu for some reason. I selected the normal Ubuntu launch option at the top and was loaded into the terminal. Here, when I type in my password ...
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Boot problem “Gave up waiting for suspend/resume device”

So, my Ubuntu 18.04 was working all right, but once, when I restarted PC, Ubuntu didn't boot, but only message appeared Gave up waiting for suspend/resume device /dev/sda5: clean, 628113/7282688 ...
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Creating and using a bootable USB for a new build [duplicate]

I'm brand new to building computers and just finished putting together a decent CAD machine. Now I'm looking for an operating system, I have no previous system installed and was wondering how the ...
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How to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10 on dell inspiron 7472

I am attempting to dual boot ubuntu 18.0.4 with windows 10 on my new dell inspiron 7472, and i was following this guide: Dell guide. I followed all the steps up until I was told to boot from my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boots to black screen then reloads BIOS

I recently rebuilt my PC and have two 250gb SSDs. I have Windows 10 installed on my main SSD, and completed the installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on the secondary SSD. After receiving the message to ...
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Stuck at Installing “grub2 package”

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 as my second OS for my HP Pavilion x360. The installation method I am using is "install alongside windows boot manager". My installation stops at "installing ...
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Change boot screen in Ubuntu 16.04

I want to chane by default boot screen to apple logo. How can I do this? I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my PC