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How to stop automatic boot entry creation

I previously used a Lenovo PC on which I have Ubuntu and Parrot installed in it. I then switched PC to HP EliteBook. To preserve state, I just switched the hard drive. When I tried booting, it didn't ...
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Mac - Holding Option at Start Up and Choosing EFI Boot - “System BootOrder not found. Initializing defaults.”

I set up my old 2012 Macbook Pro to have dual boot with MacOS and Ubuntu 20.04. I installed Grub Customizer so that when I turn the laptop on, it always defaults to boot Ubuntu. However, when I hold ...
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Computer stuck in “System BootOrder not found” loop following partition resize

Just made a rather fatal late night mistake. I booted into gparted live and shrunk my / partition, then enlarged my /home partition to give myself some more space. After applying these changes and ...
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Strange symbol in UEFI boot order instead of “Ubuntu” - is everything ok?

I wiped my SSD and installed Ubuntu from a flash drive. After restarting multiple times, since the computer was always restarting, I decided to boot up without my flash drive plugged in and it worked. ...
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System Boot Order not Found- after software update

Ubuntu 18.04LTS won't boot after software update. System Boot Order not Found. How do I restore the boot order?
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Boot options missing after using efibootmgr

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung laptop, in which I've successfully installed Ubuntu in the past. After disabling Fast BIOS mode (which enables Legacy Mode), and disabling Secure Boot, the ...
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In dualboot, make ubuntu boot option the default during boot

Hello I ak dualbooting windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04. I have gone through a great deal of trouble trying to get the grub to show up but couldn't. Finally i kind of got a way. For me to access it, i ...
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Can I make apache init run after shared folder is mounted?

Ubuntu 16.04 running on a vagrant virtual machine on a Windows 8.1 host. My xdebug.ini file is symlinked to a directory that's shared with the host machine. (This is so I can create new machines and ...
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How to change boot order without using BIOS

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my acer computer and I'd like to change the boot order but I forgot the password....I want to boot my USB Drive first (with windows). I found some topics about that but when I ...
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Change boot order

I've just installed Ubuntu on a Mac, and everything is working just fine. However i installed it using rEFInd, and now it automacially boots up Ubuntu by default. I'd like the option to select the OS ...
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Change default GRUB bootorder from windows

I successfully installed a dual-boot (Ubuntu 18.04 and win10) on my notebook. Unfortunately I'm still new to the Linux world and my terminal skills and Linux knowledge are close to bad. But I'm ...
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How can I repair my Boot Manager? [duplicate]

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad u330p. It came with Windows 10 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 16.4 on a separate partition and the default boot loader was replaced with Grub 2. I have since uninstalled ...
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How to display the GRUB2 menu from the command line [duplicate]

I know how to use sudo grub-set-default # but I do not know how I can determine what the order is to specify the default boot (without booting and observing the menu). Is there some way to get grub ...
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“System bootorder not found” after installation

When I got the laptop it had endless OS on it. I tried to change the OS to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and when it asked me what I wanted to do with the drive, I picked the delete everything option (and didn't ...
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How to change boot order in Mac OS and Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 dual boot from Ubuntu first to OS X first?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my late 2011 MBP. The systems were autobooting into one another in an order and when I hold the option key I was unable to see Ubuntu partition. So I followed this link to ...
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Change Hard Disk Boot order without using BIOS settings

Sorry for the duplicate question but I have read these links: Changing boot order ubuntu change boot loader order But none of above links solved my problem. Actually, the question is same, but ...
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Can't fix GRUB for dual-boot - keep booting directly into Windows

Some time between my latest update of BIOS (while using Windows) and playing around with Boot Order (to use a LiveUSB), my grub menu went missing. Previously, I was able to repair GRUB menu this way: ...
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Unable to change the boot order of Ubuntu 16.04 dual installed with Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10. No matter what I do, it always boots up Windows first. I have tried four ways: Changed boot order using sudo efibootmgr -o command on Ubuntu. Used ...
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efibootmanager -o changes are lost on reboot

Trying to install ubuntu on a laptop. The "bios/uefi" has no uefi boot options & the windows boot manager just kicks in. The only "option" is "boot from hard disk". So we tried to use efibootmgr ...
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how to boot OSX by default and boot Ubuntu from USB? Bypass Grub2

I am new to Linux so this may be a stupid question but I have looked everywhere and can't seem to find an answer. I have made a live-USB with Ubuntu on, to use with my Mac. I don't want it installed ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on logical partition under an extended partition while triple booting windows, Ubuntu and Kali Linux?

I am triple booting windows 10, Ubuntu and Kali Linux. So is it possible to install Ubuntu and Kali Linux on logical partitions under extended partitions or will it not work without primary partition.
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How to prevent additional distros from installing their own GRUB boot loader

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 on top of a dual-boot with Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and Windows 10. Yesterday I removed the Kubuntu, as I felt it wasn't stable enough. As I had suspected, the Kubuntu, ...
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Insert ubuntu OS next of the windows7 in boot order [duplicate]

I usually work with windows 7 and just using Ubuntu for work with some special software I want to insert Ubuntu OS next of the windows 7 entry to have auto boot with windows 7 if I do not choose one ...
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windows 8.1 changes boot order

I am running dual-boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Everything works great without needing to live boot... except one problem I can't figure out. Every time I boot into Windows, it rearranges ...
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Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence

I want to become a first time Ubuntu user. I have a desktop with Windows XP running on it. Now I want to set up a multi boot. I have two hard disk drives. One 60 GB with Windows XP (we call it A). ...
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How do I find out if a configuration setting is running?

I use a High-DPI monitor on my Lenovo Yoga2 Laptop (like a retina display) so I have to change the overall font-scaling. There are many ways to set the text-scale-factor, for example dconf-editor, I ...
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I can't change the boot order!

I can go and and play with the boot orders all I want but my computer will always read my hard drive first. What do I do to get Ubuntu on my computer? Computer Info ------> http://instagram.com/p/...
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Computer does not boot from DVD

I'm new to Ubuntu. My OS is XP service pack 3. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.3 32bit ISO file. I burnt it to a DVD. I put the DVD in my DVD drive and rebooted the computer. The install routine does not ...
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Loading up Ubuntu from a USB

When I try to boot Ubuntu when it gives me a choice between Windows 8 and Ubuntu, it comes up with a screen that tells me to put in the Windows Installation Disc. I started to use a USB. I ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from SSD drive which cannot be selected as boot device?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bits) on an Asus S405CM-WX117H laptop (similar to this one) which features a 24GB SSD drive and a regular 500GB hard drive. I placed the / (ext4) root file ...
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How to boot from CD using GRUB?

so I have this dualboot config in my pc with ubuntu precise and win 7 running alongside. I need to reinstall win 7 since its acting a bit strange lately; but during bios my keystrokes are not ...
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UEFI and Lubuntu 12.04

Community, I'm new at Lubuntu and don't know more than a simple user - so I need someone who explains me the installation and configurations in a very simple way (and if posible in german?) My problem:...
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Where to install bootloader when installing Ubuntu as secondary OS?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as secondary OS on my laptop. I have Windows 8 already installed on my laptop. Now, I know how to run Ubuntu from USB drive, I created addition partition and formatted it ...
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How to change default boot disk and skip the Grub screen?

I probably did something really stupid. My primary hard drive on my laptop was getting full so I decided to install Ubuntu 12.10 on an external hard drive. When I have the hard drive plugged in, I ...
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Question About Changing the Boot Order+Advice before Installing Ubuntu

So here are my two questions: Boot Order Hi, as per the guides given in the ubuntu.com help wiki, I'm supposed to ensure that my boot order is set to give highest priority to the CD drive first and ...
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Dual-boot computer won't boot without external hard drive

I have Ubuntu loaded on my external HDD. I tried to unplug the external drive so that this way I could run Windows as the default OS to boot when the computer turns on, but it gives me an error. I ...
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change boot loader order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I use windows as primary system. Last week, I installed newest Ubuntu, and I always accidentally boot in to Ubuntu when I want to boot ...
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How do I change the the boot default from Ubuntu to Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? 9 days ago I added Kubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) to Windows 7 on my computer. Since then I have spent 12 ...
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How can I change the boot order (grub2)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the grub boot order for ubuntu 11.10 I saw guides of setting first operation system to boot. How can I set also the second operation system to boot?
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Boot order won't change [closed]

Well, I've tried almost everything to set my boot order to what I need it to be. But it just won't. I changed /etc/default/grub and updated grub, I used the startupmanager I even gave grub-...