Questions tagged [boot-repair]

Boot-Repair is a tool to fix Windows/Ubuntu problems either after installing Ubuntu or Windows. Use this tag if you used the software in any way.

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Recurrent fsck /dev/sda1 error - should I reinstall Ubuntu 20.04?

Last week I booted Ubuntu 20.04 but I got the error initframfs: /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors. I fixed it by manually entering fsck /dev/sda1 but today I got the same problem. Shall I ...
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grub cannot load image windows 10

Last year I created a partition in my Thinkpad X280, and installed ubuntu. The two systems were working fine until last week when I applied updates on both systems. Then I find Grub could not load the ...
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ubuntu 20.04 boot stuck on boot /dev/nvme0n1p8: clean , …files, … blocks

I am using ubuntu 20.04 with dual boot. And I am very new to the ubuntu. But suddenly my ubuntu stuck on a black page and it says: /dev/nvme0n1p8: clean , ...files, ... blocks. I try purge nvidia but ...
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ubuntu 20.10 on Macbook Pro late 2011 freezing at boot

I try to install ubuntu 20.10 on a Macbook Pro late 2011. In this process, the default install option "Ubuntu" does not work: I have to select "Ubuntu (Safe graphics)" from the ...
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No bootable devices … after lost partitions

This is an issue I've been working on for days. After attempting to access and external HDD from a Dell Lattitude E6420, the machine will not boot. My guess is that I inadvertently applied a change ...
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computer stopped booting, ran boot-repair, no grub menu, Windows 10 option gone

I was trying to upgrade the video card on my dual boot workstation and it stopped booting -- no grub menu, nothing. Windows was the original OS, Ubuntu came after. I put an Ubuntu 20.04 live CD in it ...
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sda2 contains a file system.with errors , check.forced

Every time i start ubuntu this message will appear and after few seconds another messages appear as shown in pictureenter image description here
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Filesystem keeps going read-only

As I said in the title, filesystem keeps going read-only every time I run sudo apt autoremove or update-grub. I've tried formatting my Linux partition and installed Ubuntu again, did not work tried to ...
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boot failure on ubuntu 20.04.2

I want to ask ubuntu 20.04.2 I always experience boot fail which causes it to force shutdown, which makes hardware component lifespan shorter ... maybe someone can help me solve this problem
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Boot problems, win8,win10,ubuntu, efi, gpt

I apologize as this I'm sure has been asked several times,it just seems I can't figure it out, I have win8, win10 and ubuntu, I installed debian once, before win8 I had win7, well, I add my boot ...
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Boot-repair unable to repair both windows boot and ubuntu 20.04.2 login in

Here is my (horrible!) computer situation after one day taking terrible decisions: I had a dual boot windows / ubuntu and my ubuntu partition was running out of space. I wanted to shrink my windows ...
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Recovery formatted files files after installing Windows on ubuntu hard drive

I tried installing windows 10 in ubuntu hard drive without backing up files in the ubuntu hard drive. Now while installing windows, I cancelled the installation which means I didn't allow the windows ...
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Help with fixing boot-repair

I followed recommended instructions on Boot Repair documentation but got an error saying Please enable a repository containing the [grub-efi-amd64-signed] packages in the software sources of unknown ...
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Locked-NVram detected

Ubuntu 20.10 I have a gpt /dev/sda. run boot-repair and I got this: WindowsEFI detected. Please disable BIOS-compatibility/CSM/Legacy mode in your UEFI firmware, and use this software from a live-CD (...
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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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Unable to Select an UEFI file as trusted for executing - no drives shown - follow up

On start up, I am getting a No bootable device error. This occurred immediately after installing Ubuntu Studio 20.04 from a USB to the hard disk on my Acer Aspire S7-391 machine. The Select an UEFI ...
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Dual boot setup (Ubuntu 20.04 / Windows 10) is messed up after installing Ubuntu on secondary SSD

I've received a refurbished HP laptop recently (32 GB RAM, 256 GB SATA SSD and 1 TB NVMe SSD). Windows 10 Pro had been preinstalled on the smaller 256 GB SATA SSD: Since I wanted to use/install ...
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Ubuntu NAS RAID repair

I have over 40 years of experience in the world of IT wizardry, starting with mainframes in the 70s, working my way up through CP/M on 8080s, through DOS, into Windoze, eventually MacOS, Android, and ...
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How to make grub actually start Windows 8 in a classic BIOS PC

Every time I install an Ubuntu operating system flavor it correctly recognizes the Windows 8 partition, however at boot (it's legacy BIOS), after I choose Windows 8 from the GRUB menu, the screen goes ...
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apt error while using boot-repair in a live session

I have ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. I installed windows alongside it and grub doesn`t work anymore (as expected), so I used a live ubuntu 20.04 flash to install and use boot-repair. Boot-repair ...
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Problem with booting after using boot-repair

I have dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 20.04 and I used boot-repair tool, when I wasn't able to boot into Windows. After it PC booted to GNU GRUB and I wasn't able to go through it anyhow. I tried to ...
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Trouble with Boot Repair/BIOS Compatibility

I am receiving this error after going through boot-repair commands. When I change my BIOS settings to UEFI I cannot boot from USB. Has anyone experienced this or have any pointers for what settings I ...
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Windows 10 dual boot won't boot to GRUB (boot error url) [duplicate]

I have been having issues trying to get my dual boot to work. Specifically, windows won't boot to GRUB. Even after the first restart my computer didn't boot into GRUB In addition, I have tried to boot ...
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boot repair fails to help : The current session is in BIOS-compatibility mode

on boot up it does directly to the dreaded grub prompt Ubuntu 20.04 was running fine ( /dev/sda5 ) until I deleted ( in gparted ) an unused partition /dev/sda6 which then automatically renamed the ...
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Ubuntu (Non booting) log in loop [duplicate]

Well, i was trying to start my pc, and for some reason when ubuntu was booting, it started to says something about that a section was starting for my user, after that the section started, and then ...
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Boot entry order not found Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo B570e via bootable usb, after wiping of the windows. Now whenever I try to start my laptop a message appears System BootOrder not found. Initializing ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 / Windows 10 but always boots only with Windows 10

I am using a Lenovo P700 ThinkStation. I have already disabled fast start, No Secure Boot. I already used bcdedit /set bootmgr with GRUBX64.EFI, already used Boot-Repair via a USB hard disk with ...
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Boot-Repair: No recommended Repair (Ubuntu 20.04)

I was recently trying to add a second GPU to my desktop when I started getting booted into GRUB. No matter which GPU I use now, I boot into it. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on to my USB and installed boot-...
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Can't boot into my Linux after installing Ubuntu on an external SSD

I've dual booted my laptop to run both Windows & KDE Plasma. I had to install Ubuntu on an external SSD. After doing so I can't boot into my linux anymore. It instead boots into the grub terminal. ...
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After installing Ubuntu 20.04, Lenovo P340 tiny restarting and opening the BIOS

Ubuntu 20.04 installation went smooth from an external USB drive. The live Ubuntu is booted in UEFI mode and the installation went fine. The Lenovo P340 tiny comes with a PCIe NVME SSD and it is ...
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Can't find Windows entry in grub menu in ubuntu 20.04

I have a hp laptop with ubuntu 20.04. I was having wifi issue after updating kernel so I tried to reinstall kernel using sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-{xyz}-generic. After doing this my ...
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How to update grub after windows 10 install? [duplicate]

I recently updated to windows 10. When I boot to windows from grub I get the error: "Windows Failed to Start A Recent Hardware or Software Change Might Be The Cause." Changing the name in /...
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Ubuntu 20.04 won't boot - Stuck at /dev/sda clean black screen

Some background...I was recently able to boot up ubuntu and the last time I was on I removed python3, I did this command in the terminal "sudo apt remove python3" and then I noticed that a ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu 20.04 and boot-repair doesn't work

I installed ubuntu 20.04 in a HP EliteBook 8540p. When i boot laptop i cannot see grub. It try only to boot from network. I i pick f9 and choose boot from hard disk it doesn't work. I ran boot-repair ...
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Trying to solve problems booting. Can’t boot after turned off power

My son built his first PC a couple months ago. He turned off using power button instead of shutting down and hours later when he tried to turn it on, it wouldn’t boot. This is above my understanding ...
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Windows 10 entry disappeared from GRUB menu

There are a number of similar questions on AskUbuntu, but none of them describes exactly the same problem, and none has an answer that is easily adaptable (by me) to solve my problem. PROBLEM I had a ...
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Boot-repair on legacy mode for Ubuntu 20.04

I just installed a new Ubuntu 20.04, and would like to repair the Grub of another Ubuntu 20.04 that's on a separate partition, and which is the installation I love. Let's call the Ubuntu with broken ...
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Bootrepair on 20.04.1 LTS: Asking for repository with grub2-efi

I am trying to use the bootrepair utility to purge and reinstall Grub on an Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS system. It is a UEFI boot machine. I am booting from the 20.04 LTS Live CD and installing bootrepair ...
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20.10: Unable to setup either EFI or legacy boot

System specs (after everything described below): https://pastebin.ubuntu.com/p/87pyy86mZq/ I'm trying to install Kubuntu 20.10 from LiveUSB to replace an existing Ubuntu installation. The drive (sda) ...
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After Upgrading(terminal install) from 19.04 to 20.04, my system takes like 2minutes or so to boot

My system specification "HP-Laptop-15q-by0xx" Ram=3.7gb Processor=AMD® A6-9220 radeon r4, 5 compute cores 2c+3g × 2 Graphics=AMD® Stoney HDD=500.1 GB OS=Ubuntu 20.04LTS 64x Result I get on ...
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GRUB2 doesn't show up in boot options

I've tried to install Ubuntu 20.10 (as my GPU is not compatible with 20.04 LTS) as a dual boot on my SSD. I've done the partitioning and separated explicitly the efi from the ext4 partition, I've ...
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Booting into Ubuntu Issue (with Dual Boot Windows 10)

I have a Dell XPS 9570 running a dual boot for Ubuntu 20.04.1 and Windows 10. Today I tried booting into Ubuntu and received this error: error: can't find command 'hwmatch'. alloc magic is broken at ...
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How to fix “end Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!” in Ubutu?

Exit code = 0x00000100 How can I fix this? I got it after changing my partitions. First Ubuntu was still working, but than I got a error when I started the system. I don't remember what it exactely ...
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Stuck at laptop logo when booting into Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 20 last version, and last thing I did was installing Wireshark and giving permission to no sudo users to sniff packets. When I tried to put the password later from the ...
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lost bootloader

I had 2 OSs, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. They were working fine, but then I installed Arch Linux and it only shows Arch in grub. I think I may have deleted my bootloader. Things that I tried, but ...
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System boots to grub prompt only

Ubuntu 20.10 Computer boots to grub prompt. I can manually launch my OS like this, no problem: grub> linux (hd0,gpt2)/boot/vmlinuz-5.8.0-33-generic root=/dev/sda2 grub> initrd (hd0,gpt2)/boot/...
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Broken Windows10 dual-boot

community, I'm struggling now for a huge amount of time on fixing my windows10-ubuntu20.04 dual boot system and I'm now at a point where I need to ask for help. The story started when I bought a new ...
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How can I recover the / directory from a broken Ubuntu OS with live USB?

Basically: Recently, I successfully upgraded an old 4 GB laptop from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS but soon after completing it I tried to make the jump to 20.04 LTS and a problem arose. I was browsing on ...
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How to recover my user profile

It looks like my Ubuntu updated overnight (left my PC ON) and now that I log in to it my profile is basically blank, like it is when you first install Ubuntu. I don't file any of my files or ...

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