Questions tagged [boot-partition]

Questions about boot-partitions (/boot) in Ubuntu system. Ubuntu may have /boot directory under the system root partition/directory or it could have a different partition of its own.

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Cannot see Ubuntu partition in Windows disk mangement

There are no partitions for ubuntu Even though my system has Ubuntu installed, the disk management does not show ubuntu in them. I dont know any other way to uninstall ubuntu. Please help
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Windows 10 Update May2021 erased Linux partitions

Running a duel boot system with Windows 10 64 bit and XUbuntu Linux v 20.04, 64 bit. Using Grub and Windows-10 was the default boot. Had upgraded the XUbuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 early in 2021 and it ...
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Hdd not showing while installing Ubuntu 20.04

Currently I am using POP OS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my ACER laptop, but my 1GB HDD and partitions are not showing.
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Hard drive partiton problem

I want to partition my hard drive so my data doesn't get deleted when I change operating system. But I get this error:
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Harddisk partion

I only have one partition in my sda harddisk. I don't have an sdb partition. Changing the OS will delete all of my data. If I create a new partition and copy my data there, will this work?
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Grub Bootloader issue with Dual Boot/Dual Drive Install Windows 10/Ubuntu 20.10

So, I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows 10 Pro. However, I am sure that I am complication it by trying to install Ubuntu on a separate nvme ssd drive. So to elaborate, my Windows 10 ...
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Create a proper partition table for ubuntu installation with 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD

I have a Dell Laptop which has 128GB SDD and 1TB HDD with Windows OS installed. I want to delete the Windows OS and migrate to Ubuntu 20.04. Can anyone please tell me what will be a perfect partition ...
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Ubuntu installation stuck in middle

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my blank HDD, so I formatted it and (after much stumbling around buttons and settings not knowing what they meant) I think I created an EFI NTFS partition 512 MiB and ...
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Move ext2 boot partition to LVM

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server with an ext2 boot partition and an LVM setup. I want to move or copy the boot partition content to be within the LVM. I have searched and the closest thing I found was ...
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Strange Partition Scheme (Ubuntu 18.04)

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a 1TB disk; I have three disks on the pc, one with windows (/dev/sdc), one with old linux Distro (/dev/sdb) and the one with Ubuntu. I am not able to understand the ...
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Enable the bootable partition of windows in ubuntu

I was using Ubuntu and i decided to make my laptop dual boot and i almost did it but something is wrong here now. I had 3 partitions : Ubuntu Free Space Free Space I deleted 2 and 3 and installed ...
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How to format that computer?

I had Windows 10 with dual-boot Ubuntu. I wanted to remove everything and reinstall just Ubuntu. I removed the Ubuntu partition in Windows and when I restarted, it didn't open and started with GRUB. I ...
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Messed up boot partition (and more?)

This is what GParted on Try Ubuntu looks like: Basically I forgot the set the partition as bootable when I recreated it. /dev/sda1 is the one I messed up (forgot to set the boot flag) but when I set ...
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Please sir suggest me partition size of 1 tb HDD. Eg how much efi swap area home directory etc [closed]

Sir please suggest me how.much of memory from 1 TB. I can set for EFI swap area home directory boot physical or logical memory etc. Please sir give me full details
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How to partition for Windows/Ubuntu dual boot on same SSD and on same HDD? [ [duplicate]

I have a 256gb SSD and a 1tb HDD on mu laptop. I want to create a dual boot and add a linux OS (with ubuntu) on my SSD. but, I have only 160 gb free out of the 256, so i'd rather install the OS and ...
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Why does ubuntu create a W95 FAT32 volume during installation? [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 20.04 and I noticed that the installation process created a W95 FAT32 partition (mounted at /boot/efi). Why is that? Is that normal? Previously I had a double boot (windows + ...
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Ubuntu crashed after browser froze and I powered off. When I tried to reboot, everything was gone

As I said, I was listening to a podcast, browser froze, computer froze, I powered off and when I tried to reboot, everything seemed to be gone. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. A couple other pieces of ...
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Change grub controller in two Linux dual-boot

I had windows-10 dual booted with Ubuntu 20.04 earlier (Ubuntu was installed later). Now I uninstalled windows and installed Manjaro 20.2.1 instead (alongside ubuntu). I am in UEFI mode. My partition ...
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Unallocated Space showing up as sublist in GParted while Extending Root Partition(Screenshots attached)

Hi i am using dual boot(Windows 8.1) and Ubuntu 18.04.4 and trying to extend my root partition of ubuntu.I had three partitions for ubuntu (root which is about 20GB,home which is about 75GB,swap which ...
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How to create a dual boot in SSD in which Ubuntu is already installed [duplicate]

result of df -h|grep sdresult of sudo parted -l I have a 240 GB SSD in which I have already installed Ubuntu. But now I have to dual boot with Windows10. But I'm unable to create a partition.
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Should I install Ubuntu on primary or logical partition

Should I install Ubuntu on primary or logical partition. Is there any speed comparison?
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Can't read HDD partitions from Live USB

Hi got a problem with Linux today. At boot show a message: fsckd-cancel-msg: Press Ctrl+C to cancel all filesystem checks in progress And stay stuck. Trying to access the HDD from another Live USB to ...
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My Ubuntu partition is appearing as full and not allowing me to resize it even when unmounted

I have Ubuntu installed on a ~500gb boot ssd and I wanted to install a dual boot. I booted into Ubuntu through recovery USB and the yellow bar that indicates free space in your partition was ...
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Accidentally deleted Boot Opt. “Diagnostic Progrogram ROM” with efibootmgr (dual boot (Win10+Ubuntu)), Win10 won't boot

i accidentally deleted an inactive boot option "Diagnostic Progrogram ROM" on Ubuntu Live to re-install Ubuntu and get rid of the GRUB entry (Source: How to totally remove ubuntu from boot ...
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Stuck in “Installation type” section

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 on an Asus ROG Strix G512LI. After disabling secure boot and setting to AHCI, I started the install process on a Crucial SSD NVMe M.2. It is now stuck in the ...
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Boot partition missing? Can't boot into Ubuntu anymore. Does it have to do with GRUB or Boot partition or similar?

So I had a Dual-Boot system. Then I deleted Windows and also decided to use a software called DBAN which erases everything that it can on your hard drive. So I did that (picked the option "Quick ...
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Failed to load grub, volume corrupt

I have a dual boot system with win10 and Ubuntu 18.04. today with apparently no reason when I turned on my pc, I received the following message:"Unexpected return from initial read: Volume ...
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Backup and Restore Ubuntu partitions (that exist on dual-boot system) to New Machine that is not dual-boot

Here is the scenario: I have a dual-boot system that looks like the attached picture on gparted below. Anyways I would like to be able to take the partitions that Ubuntu needs and move them to another ...
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Partitioning for installing

I want to install 20.04 from flash on a new laptop (Lenovo Ryzen 7 512GB).I plan to use it in GPT mode. Which partitions should create, in which filesystems should I format them, and also to mount ...
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Unallocated Partition is not showing while installing ubuntu

I have a new Dell desktop which has 512 GB SSD. Now I have inserted an additional 1 TB HDD and from this HDD I have unallocated 100 GB. Please check the screenshot attached. But while installing ...
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how to unmount a part of a single partition which is in used?

I have ubuntu 18.04 currently on my pc and some important docs on it. I want to install windows alongside my ubuntu. as you know, to install windows we need a primary NTFS Partition for and first, we ...
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Ubi-partman failed exit code 2

This is my first time installing Ubuntu Linux, I gave it a try and everything works perfectly, but when I try to install Ubuntu into the hard drive it gives me this error, I looked this error online ...
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Partition and Boot problem Ubuntu 20.04 (GRUB 2.04)

My computer boots with GNU GRUB Version 2.04 right after I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (with LVM and full encryption). I arrive directly to GRUB console (Minimal BASH-like line editing is ...
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Separate SSD exclusively for Ubuntu on a Windows Machine

The title might not be enough to explain my problem, so I will try to explain it briefly: I have a Windows Computer and built in a new SSD, which I want to install Ubuntu on, and nothing else. There ...
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Fast battery drain on ASUS VivoBook N552VX with LUKS boot partition

Problem Description For a long time, I had installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a VivoBook ASUS N552VX with no LUKS and dual boot (Windows). I installed a brand new battery, as the old one was end of life. The ...
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I am trying to understand step 6 in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MovingLinuxPartition

I am trying to copy a partition and make the copy bootable (the original is bootable). Step 6 of MovingLinuxPartition refers to something called [instance]. What is that? Given that one of the ...
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Grub rescue unknown file system error followed by another Error stating failed to isolate default target:Freezing Execution

I am Using Dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04 LTS During resizing the disk space:> 1.First of all I had compressed the drive in windows using an application named as "Erases us ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 as dual boot with Windows 10, I created a partition, live USB boot using RUFUS, but when I start the Ubuntu installation it everything is okay until the "...
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What is the solution for this error ' the instraller can't partion on the disk while installing lubuntu?

When installing Lubuntu, I get an error, how do I fix this? Error Installation Failed The instaler failed to create partition on disk 'ST50OLMO12 HN-M500MBB ===z*s*==asas* =s======= =====s Create ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu/Win 10 from NVMe SSD via SATA HDD on older UEFI firmware without NVMe driver?

I have an older UEFI Mother Board (MB) with an Intel i5 CPU and a Q65 chip-set, with an internal SATA3 HDD and a later added NVMe SSD over a PCIe to NVMe adapter card. The NVMe drive works very fast ...
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How to resize media partition? [duplicate]

When installing Xubuntu, I ended up with a media partition that was 120GB and a home partition that was 20GB. Gparted display of partitions Is there any way for me to move some of the storage from the ...
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Accidentally deleted bootloader partition

I have a system with Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (only). I have accidentally deleted the small 512MB partition which contained the bootloader (thinking I was modifying a USB drive - oops). Now it looks like ...
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cannot fix: Default boot device missing or boot failed

I may have accidentally deleted some boot partition as the following message pops up and I'm not able to boot. Image of blue screen I tried boot-repair which says it can't find a ESP partition and I ...
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No space left on device, not able to install anything [duplicate]

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1pljOCSln5zwNsQO5gcv5Kx1qNM7KH-Uh Please refer to the above link. My 19GB / partition is 100% full. I understand that root / partition /dev/sda8 is filled, but I ...
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Dual Boot issue - AHCL or intel rst premium with intel optane system acceleration

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 on my new laptop, which is an Asus ROG with windows 10 UEFI, core i7, 512GB SSD and 16GB RAM. On the installation type page, there were no download options and ...
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Ugrade to 20.04 point release - how to increase boot partition

When I try to upgrade to Utuntu 20.04.1 I get the message that my boot partition is too small. How can I increase my boot partition (I already removed all the old kernels).
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How can free up space for new partition in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in my whole hardisk which is 1 TB. Now I want to free up space and to create partition to install Windows 10. I tried Gparted. But partition can't be done there. I ...
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How to identify linux swap partition on windows 10? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu but now want to shift to a different distro. Here is a snapshot of the disk management utility on Windows 10. I allocated approx 280 GB of space to Ubuntu. I have already ...
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Is it safe to split the disk partition I installed Ubuntu on? [duplicate]

When I installed Ubuntu,I made a disk partition of 120 GB, which of course is too much as I don't have many heavy weight software. I'm currently using only 16/120GB, I was wondering if I can split the ...
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NOOB(ish) install problems with dual boot

I have been trying to install ubuntu on my workstation with no success. I have installed ubuntu and other distributions on multiple laptops throughout the years. So, I do not think I’m making a rookie ...

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