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Questions tagged [bootloader]

A bootloader is a small program that gets executed at startup time. The bootloader loads data and other startup process into RAM where they can be executed.

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regular hangs on “starting show plymouth boot screen”, recovery mode asks for login

i recently tried turning on an old ubuntu computer, but whenever i try to boot it up it hangs at this screen https://imgur.com/a/leaxP8b . i can get into the grub menu by holding shift and can get as ...
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Third party bootloader for Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18

I have YEPO737A. Windows 10 on eMMC and I installed Ubuntu 18 on SSD. From the very beginning I have troubles with GRUB. It always says minimal bash-like line editing is supported. I tried fixes, it ...
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My Windows is not booting

I Dual boot my Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04.05 LTS . When I turn on my machine it shows me options of Windows 10 and Ubuntu , but when I choose Windows 10 it does nothing. My Windows is not booting
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Modify parameters of grubnetx64.efi

I need to customize the grub.cfg path embed in prefix parameter of grubnetx64.efi file which I downloaded from here GRUBNETX64.EFI. I need this for my network boot environment(PXE) setup. I used this ...
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Booting a NVMe drive

Note: this is kind of follow-up of this post: https://superuser.com/questions/1318478/booting-nvme-drive-with-a-bootloader, but I decided to post here since I'm trying to install and boot Ubuntu. ...
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When installing Ubuntu it stops midway and gives an error message [duplicate]

I get this message halfway through the installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 10: The 'grub-pc' package failed to install into /target/. Without the GRUB boot loader, the installed system will not ...
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How can I prevent grub updates from resetting my EFI bootorder

I'm using Clover as my first and default bootloader. If Ubuntu is selected there, then Grub is activated (AFAIK there is no way to skip this step, I don't really use Grub at all, so I might as well ...
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Graphical boot loader for dual boot Windows 10 and Linux Ubuntu Budgie Desktop 18.04.1

Several years ago, I have tried linux, from the connective linux made in Brazil, where there was very little graphical interface, I also have tried several distributions, but it is a matter of ...
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How to view force installation of package even if trigger fails?

Is there a way to view the commands that would be run as part of installing a package and to say "proceed with installing the package, even if this particular command/trigger fails"? I'm running ...
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How to get out of Grub

I accidentally installed grub on hdd and now can't exit it on bootload. I even try to boot from usb to run windows 10 setup, but it's stuck on windows logo screen, don"t lnow what to do
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How to keep grub from ever reinstalling itself

I'm using the refind bootloader and never, ever want to use grub. Now and then, Ubuntu Xenial automatically pulls it in and I get a prompt about where to install the grub bootloader.[1] I explicitly ...
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Can not boot raspberry pi 3b from USB Drive with UBoot + Grub

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04 onto an SD card. I did this by creating an msdos partition table (pi doesn't support guid), then putting U-Boot onto the SD Card on partition 1 (fat32, pi ...
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After succesfull install ubantu 16.04 LTS when i am going restart then my latop screen apper bootloader not found? [duplicate]

After succesfull install ubantu 16.04 LTS when i am going restart then my latop screen apper bootloader not found then shutdown automatically.What i do? plz help me this is urgent.
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Grub Rescue Mode - /boot/grub directory does not exist

I have gone through a lot of questions and answers related to grub rescue but I am having a different problem which I am not able to understand. As per some of the answers, I tried following steps to ...
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Ubuntu's removal left an option in W10 loader

After removing Ubuntu 18.04.1 (in a dual-boot with W10 built 1803), the W10 loader still remains with a dead «Ubuntu option» I cannot remove even with «bootrec /fixmbr», «bootrec /fixboot», «bootrec /...
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Problem with Windows Boot Manager/BIOS in dual boot

PC model- Lenovo Ideapad 300 OS- Windows 10 dual booted with Ubuntu 18.04 I am not able to start windows or view grub menu or see Lenovo logo(which was visible earlier) after one fine day I put my ...
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Boot Disk Full: Server boots and works fine however i cannot uprade or remove old kernels [duplicate]

Greetings and salutations Question: I'm new to Linux and want to clean up my first ubuntu server which currently hosting a wordpress website, however have encounter error as I didn't clean up as I ...
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Grub2 boot loader can't boot to the windows 10

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 and have dual boot with windows 10. when the grub page loads and i select the windows 10, the screen flicks and 1 second later it shows the grub page again. the grub is ...
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Dual Boot: Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 - Bitlocker Asking for a key

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. Ubuntu has been working pretty good for the most part, Windows 10, on the other hand, is not too happy. I tried to go into Windows 10 from Grub, and the ...
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Remove grub install

It's a little complicated. I have ubuntu 16.04.5 on my hard disk and is my main OS. I wanted to install Lxle on USB and everything was fine until I selected my hard drive for bootloader installation. ...
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Problems with GRUB bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 Server on my fresh new PC which is intended to be a server. I am trying to install it with RAID 1 since I have 2 SSD with 500 GB. I have managed to get in the ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04 LTS after manual partitioning

I am facing booting problem after installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS into my system using manual partitioning (in the Something else section). Here, note down as details: I was going to install Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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BIOS setting disappeared after installing Ubuntu 18.04

I was trying to install ubuntu on my laptop(which is old and doesn't support UEFI) and while installing, it showed this error message: "The 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install target/". ...
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Getting the error “the 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install into /target/”

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in my HP laptop which had Windows 7 previously using manual partition method from a USB stick. However after I removed the Windows 7 OS and tried to ...
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No bootloader found!

Is it possible to fix my Ubuntu bootloader from a Kali terminal? As soon as I couldn't boot into my Ubuntu, I removed my hard drive and cased it, so I could access my files from my friend's system (my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS not booting after Installation

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but it does not boot. The Error on the screen is 'Default Boot Device Missing or boot failed'. Secure Boot is enabled and Boot mode is Uefi. edit: Now after the ...
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Installation Ubuntu 18.04

My question: How can I continue the process of installation, when then most basic package grub-efi-amd64-sign with the unsubstitutable bootloader fails? The installation hung up. Must I install the ...
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getting black screen of death on boot for Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop

I'm receiving a series of weird error messages. I just installed Ubuntu into my system. I built the system myself. Specs: cpu: i7-8086k memory: corsair 4x8gb (32gb) storage: 2x mydigitalssd ...
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How do I get back Grub Bootloader back if it has suddenly disappeared?

I was using Ubuntu 17.04 and had to install some packages but I was encountering some errors(like Error 404) and I wasn't also able to update apt-get so I followed this online tutorial and made some ...
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How to remove Grub2 or Windows bootloader?

I was using Windows 10. Then I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as multiboot. Grub2 replaced Windows bootloader. I wanted Windows bootloader. So I installed EasyBCD 2.3 on my Windows 10. Created a new ...
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Cant boot Ubuntu Server 18.04 on HP 4530s after successful installation

The laptop i am using is HP Probook 4530s Config Intel Core i3 (2nd Gen) 2310M / 2.1 GHz 3GB RAM 320 HDD I am trying install ubuntu server 18.04 on it. But after successful installation it wont boot,...
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Install grub2 in Windows specific partition

I want to install grub2 on my secondary Windows partition and chainload from primary Windows boot loader with dd. I can specify disk with //./PHYSICALDRIVE0. But how can I specify the partition?
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Wiped Windows and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on Acer Travelmate P but can't find bootloader

I decided to switch from Windows to Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop, an acer travelmate p. I booted up with the USB ISO. I did a regular install, no updates. I did the delete and install style build. ...
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Selecting OS in startup - rEFInd

I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2011) with macOS Sierra in which I installed rEFInd to install Ubuntu Bionic Beaver. I did so, and I notice that the first time I boot with the USB to install Ubuntu, it ...
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Slow boot - Ubuntu 18.04

I have previously posted regarding a slow boot (here: Is there a way I can reduce the boot up time on my Ubuntu?). I have fixed multiple issues later on and I have brought down the boot time to around ...
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Is there a way I can reduce the boot up time on my Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on a HP laptop dual booted with Windows 10, with 40 GB of disk space for Ubuntu and a 20 GB of SWAP area since I have an 8 GB of RAM. I am using a HDD. Out of the 40 GB, 32.5 ...
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Chainload from windows boot manager to Grub with Secure Boot enabled

I have a UEFI laptop with Bitlocker on the Windows partition. This forces the primary bootloader to be Windows Boot Manager with Secure Boot enabled in order for Bitlocker to work properly on Windows. ...
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re-enable dual boot

I recently installed windows 10 on a new SSD, the hard drive that I used before was set-up for dual booting (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04). How do I boot the Ubuntu 16.04 on my old hard drive?
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Boot loader fails to install fatal error

Burnt a disc image with lubuntu 17.10. Last step of installing it says grub boot loader failed to install fatal error. I know nothing about computers... Erase disc install,on hp 2530p Can someone ...
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What does pci=nomsi do inside Linux?

I understand that nomsi has this definition: nomsi: [MSI] If the PCI_MSI kernel config parameter is enabled, this kernel boot option can be used to disable the use of MSI interrupts system-wide. This ...
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I'm stuck at grub screen and normal.mod is not available in any directory

this is because I deleted ubuntu file system from windows. and when i restarted again it shows only grub rescue screen. please dont tell me basic solution i.e. ls (hd0) (hd0,msdos2) (hd0,msdos1) ...
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Change Booting From Legacy To UEFI Dell Inspiron

Dell Inspiron 15 3552 Ubuntu 16.04 amd64 I Installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my PC. While Installation I noticed that I can't install Ubuntu on UEFI mode So I Changed to Legacy and Installed But I ...
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After Ubuntu crash on dual boot system, will not find bootable device

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/wTqZK6qVJN/ After a month of working flawlesly, the dual boot of windows 10 and ubuntu, installed on the same ssd crashed after I unplugged my laptop from an external monitor,...
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a busy box error arises of code V1.22.1

Each time I logged in to the system, intrafms screen arises asking to face mannualy. .if this problem has any permanent solution, kindly help me out of it.. When I run fsck mannually and entering ...
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Ubuntu login screen not showing

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. After switching on the system it shows the start up screen and then it goes completed black where I couldn't do anything. I tried booting the system in recovery mode (...
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Ubuntu and windows 10 Dual-boot problem

I want to uninstall ubuntu from my computer but when i do that steps that remove the partition it appears "No partition found" it is because the GRUB problem Then i reinstall Ubuntu to take it back ....
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Launch command at boot

I have a computer, used as a server, running Xubuntu 16.04, and I want to launch a script (that uses wget , so it needs an internet connection), and I want this to happen before media partitions be ...
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Defeating Windows bootload (redux)

I have an Acer Aspire laptop that came running Windows 10, on which I've installed and usually run Ubuntu in another partition. I recently had an unexpected shutdown leading to my wifi not working and ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 installation error

Using nomodeset doesn't allow me to change brightness, running it live with nomodeset changes to some weird resolution. Device: Asus ROG gl552vw cn426t [ 0.369674] CPU1: Core temperature above ...
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Broken boot (boot-repair error)

I have a Macbook Pro with its DVD drive swapped for a 2nd hard drive with Ubuntu, which I ended up using almost all of the time. The primary drive with Mac OS fried, which led to the computer not ...