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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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The option to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 11 during instalation has disapeared

The first time I tried to install Ubuntu I was told I needed to turn off Bitlocker. I did that an tried to install again, but the only two options on the install menu were erase drive or manual ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS booting GUI missing

I was trying in install Ubuntu 24.04 desktop. When the installation was completed, while trying to reboot it was not able to boot to the desktop environment. The boot process stops at this TTY screen.
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Black screen on Ubuntu 22.04 after booting without upgrades

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 on an MSI motherboard with an ASUS GeForce GT 730 2GB DDR3 BRK EVO graphics card I bought six months ago. Until last Friday everything was good, and I could plug in two screens....
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2-year working Ubuntu install suddenly fails, reinstalls all fail too

Until two days ago, I had been running an Ubuntu 22.04 install just fine since it was released. Two days ago I started getting some weird errors which stopped my machine learning development stuff ...
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Broken ubuntu after removing *gstreamer* and installing libraries directly from the gstreamer website

Due to a problem with GStreamer, I had the genius idea to remove it and install the libraries provided in the website of GStreamer for Ubuntu. I am now booting my Ubuntu like always, and get the ...
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Can't boot UEFI on 22.04 - drops to initramfs prompt (can't find /dev/sdaX)

sda1 holds /boot/efi/EFI/, sda3 holds Ubuntu system, sda4 holds /var, sda6 holds /home. From the initramfs> prompt I'd like to know the commands to boot the system. Trying to boot initially goes ...
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How Can the GRUB configuration be ideally adjusted after copying from one SSD unto another to make a backup OS disk

I want to make a backup copy of one disk to another using the dd mode of Clonezilla, this using the advanced options of "e2, j2, icds, and iefi" which have their descriptions in the advanced ...
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Unable to install GRUB in /dev/nvme0n1

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 as dual boot in my laptop and I've been having some trouble. I have a hp pavillion, with windows 11. I've just formatted my laptop, installed everything again. I've ...
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Restart loop after Ubuntu install on USB

My laptop has become unusable, please help. I tried installing Ubuntu for the first time on a USB stick to run from any computer. Here are the steps I took: downloaded Ubuntu from web on Windows and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck at loading/boot screen!

My Ubuntu 20.04 is stuck at the boot screen, it shows only a flashing cursor and nothing. It briefly showed the message below. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Tried installing Ubuntu for dual boot. Now Windows won't boot

I am trying to dual boot my older HP ProBook with Windows 10 installed. I made a bootable USB with Ubuntu 23.10 on it. It would not let me install it on the hard drive when I booted Ubuntu. It said ...
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Ubuntu boots to start screen - Bootable USB fails

My Ubuntu 20.04 now only boots to the start screen shown below and hangs there. I want to get to a terminal but I cannot seem to make that happen. I have tried all of the restart/key combinations ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after disconnecting power

I installed Ubuntu on laptop while it was in the Docking station. Entering BIOS with f9 every time I wanted to run Ubuntu. Both Windows and Ubuntu worked. When I booted up without the power cable ...
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How to fsck if the system always reports "/dev/sda1 is mounted" - Ubuntu 23.10

So my question is exactly as the title suggests... I want to verify no system errors as Ubuntu keeps falling over / blank screen during boot. Using the Disks utility the system reports that fsck ...
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Boot problem after ugrading Ubuntu 22.04

I am hoping someone may be able to help. I am having a problem booting after upgrading from Ubuntu 22.04 to 23.10 The OS I was upgrading was installed on nvme0n1 but I also had a second copy of Ubuntu ...
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I'm getting this and I've tried using boot repair minimal bash-like line editing is supported

Below is my pastebin. Please I need help https://pastebin.ubuntu.com/p/Y56W6kq5jx/
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Ubuntu 20.04 fails to start after device full error

I recently had a disk or device full error while downloading torrents. I cleared some disk space but laptop will not restart ubuntu 20.04. The splash screen displays but the freezes at - 5.857051 ...
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How to solve "/dev/nvmeen1p8: clean, 462711/3203072 files, 8713515/12800256 blocks" error during boot? [duplicate]

This message is popping when I boot Ubuntu: /dev/nvmeen1p8: clean, 462711/3203072 files, 8713515/12800256 blocks How can I solve this?
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Boot-repair in an endless loop

I've tried numerous times to use the Boot-repair USB stick that was successfully updated in May of '23. Each time, it goes into an endless loop of asking to connect to a network even though it already ...
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GNU Boot loader failed to load image - can't delete ubuntu from system

I've been using ubuntu dual booting with windows for over a year or so, but today I got this message when I tried to turn on my pc: Unexpected return from initial read: Volume Corrupt, buffersize 0 ...
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Boot error: Failed to open \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi

I've got a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 running Ubuntu 22.04, and it's recently stopped booting successfully. (FWIW, it's an old laptop I gave to my son as hand-me-down, and yesterday he dropped it. So that ...
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Can´t reinstall grub after deleting it with boot repair

I installed boot repair to repair the grub4dos screen I used a live usb stick.I deleted grub using boot repair but now I can´t reinstall it this is what it showsthe image Edit:I retried it again and ...
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"Dependency failed for /home" 22.04

I wanted to expand the home partition on ubuntu 22.04 and create some free space on windows 11. Then trying to do, accidentally change the configuration for home partition in disk manager. At some ...
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Minimal BASH , grub error

"Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file completions." grub> I've been ...
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Bootloader issues

How can I rectify booting issues when the os cannot load/ retrieve available users. When the Ubuntu loads , it only shows a black wallpaper, i.e a blank dull age instead of giving room for user to ...
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How to install Windows 11 having Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 20.04 in an HP Spectre x360-13-ae052nr laptop. I have enabled booting from USB on BIOS configuration and I have tried to boot from the USB with Windows 11, but it does not boot from the ...
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Ubuntu boot problem, I think it's partition

After I chose Ubuntu in grub 2.06 I saw this error:
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grub-efi purge is cancelled, dual-boot with Windows

I ran out of space for my Ubuntu OS and decided to extend it by unallocating space from Windows OS partition and assigning it to Ubuntu. Ubuntu worked right afterwards but Windows won't boot up. ...
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Boot Repair failing to respond by e-mail

I have been having boot problems. So I downloaded Boot Repair and ran it. It went and looked at GRUB, didn't like what it saw, and told me to remove and then reinstall it, which I duly did. There ...
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Ubuntu 22:04 won't start after deleting Windows partition

This is what it's showing. There was no use for Windows and I needed more free space for the Linux partition, so I decided to delete the Windows partition from Ubuntu Disks utility. After I restarted ...
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Trying to reinstall grub after Windows update messed it up

I'm unable to enter into my Ubuntu after I updated my Windows 11. The bootloader stopped showing and the system directly boots into Windows. I tried to perform the recommended option of Boot-Repair ...
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Problem booting after upgrading from Ubuntu 22.04 to 23.04

Ubuntu proposed me to upgrade to 23.04 from Ubuntu 22.04. I accepted. The problem is that when the CPU restarted it got stuck, Ubuntu wasn't starting. I made a live USB with Ubuntu 23.04, installed ...
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ACPI Error: AE_NOT_FOUND While resolving a named referrnce package element - PV01

Ubuntu was running perfectly on my company's workstation. Then the electricity was cut off, and when it came back I got this error message. ACPI Error: AE_NOT_FOUND While resolving a named reference ...
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Dual boot for two drives (the second drive for Windows data and Linux file system)

I have dual boot for Windows 10 and Ubuntu 22.04.3. The specific of my parts is that the first drive is fully for Windows, and the second drive is parted for both Windows files (no boot part) and for ...
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Reinstalling GRUB after moving partitions on drive

I was resizing my Linux (Ubuntu) partition from LiveCD (USB) with gparted, and so I had moved EFI partition too. Now my EFI partition name is dev/sda2, and file system partition name is dev/sda3, they ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 10 after reinstalling GRUB using Boot-Repair

Lately I've been having trouble with RAM so I was doing some testing when my PC froze while booting and I had to force shutdown. After that, when I powered it on again I got the "Reboot and ...
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run file-system checks on ubuntu server using live media

I'm getting a readonly file system error with my ubuntu server after a power outage. I have the thumb drive I installed the server from. It's been suggested I boot from the thumb drive and run file-...
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Missing partition ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv

I need help with a VM. I try to extend a partition with fdisk. After a reboot, I got this error: /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Here you can find a pastebin ...
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installing ubuntu - getting stuck on splash screen on restart after installation. boot repair not working!

complete noob here. i'm trying to install the latest ubuntu desktop (22.04.2), but once it installs and requires the restart, it gets stuck on the manufacturer's splash screen (with no ubuntu logo) ...
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Fixing "A start job is running for load kernel module ef i_pstore (time/no limit)" when booting

When I try to boot my PC that runs Ubuntu, it gets stucks on the welcome page and when I press any key it displays lot of messages with last one being "A start job is running for load kernel ...
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Ubuntu OS 22.04 would not boot

My default and only OS on my system is Ubuntu 22.04, but just a few days back it doesn't boot into the Ubuntu environment. How it started: I shut down the system correctly, but when I tried to put it ...
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Forced Installation manually onto different drive than installer selected; lost access to my Window (its not deleted!)

Hey fellow Ubuntuans(?), I bought a Clevo barebones laptop (it actully came with an NVME drive and some RAM...this plays into my question). I also bought (2) 2TB NVMEs I planned to upgrade it it with. ...
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How to solve problems arise from switch off a lubuntu system before the bootstrap is finished?

I have a system with lubuntu 22.04 installed. The system must be switched off brutally without a software shutdown. Sometimes the system is switched off before the bootstrap process has finished. In ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Boot is in Infinite Loop

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. This is NOT a dual-boot system, and it has been running fine for months. This morning, when I turned on the machine, it displayed the Ubuntu graphic, then displayed the ...
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Booting issue: ×86/cpu: SGX disabled BIOS

When I boot up I get this message and can’t log on. [ 0.185085] ×86/cpu: SGX disabled BIOS. Gave up waiting for root file system device. Common problems: Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) Check ...
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how to make ubuntu live usb contains spasific apps and my wifi driver

I want to make ubuntu live usb or iso file contains my spasific apps like as boot-repair, malicious removal, internet explorer and my wifi driver (bcm43xx). the reason is every time i have to install ...
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Unable to recover boot partition after encrypting root system

I encrypted my existing NVMe root partition of Xubuntu 22.04.2 LTS using this guide. Now, when trying to boot, I keep being thrown into the GRUB screen. I have tried a lot to repair the bootloader ...
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Windows option is not showing in the GRUB menu

Initially everything was working fine, but suddenly on clicking Windows in the grub menu this error starts showing: ```none Setting partition type to 0x7 error: failure writing sector 0x0 to 'hd1' ``` ...
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Ubuntu installation failure - Unable to install grub - Locked-NVram

230612 adding image of sure start settings Image of sure start bios settings 230611 Updating post with additional changes tried in BIOS/UEFI settings Having issues when trying to install Ubuntu 22.04....
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/dev/sda2: UNEXPACTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY [duplicate]

Hope all are doing well I have a Linux Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop. During the boot, I got the error as.. "/dev/sda2: UNEXPACTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY " I guess some of the ...
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