Questions tagged [grub-legacy]

GRUB Legacy is any version of the Grub bootloader that is older than GRUB 1.9x / Grub 2, such as 0.97.

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windows boot manager error

let me describe my issue: I am using windows 10 with ubuntu installed with. for some reason it is booting into ubuntu grub boot loader. After I deleted it, windows still boots into grub terminal. this ...
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How to install GRUB Legacy (0.97) on an USB pen-drive from Ubuntu 20.04/21.10?

How to install GRUB Legacy (0.97) on an USB pen-drive from Ubuntu 20.04/21.10? Ubuntu does no longer provide GRUB Legacy in their repository. grub-install command will install GRUB 2.xx. Probably I ...
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Problem with Grub configuration (Windows 10)

I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed on one physical SSD disk. Linux pc 5.11.0-41-generic #45~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 10 10:20:10 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Using a grub-customizer, ...
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UEFI Boot not recognizing fresh Ubuntu Install from USB Stick

I've been reading through several forums to try and figure out how to get a fresh Ubuntu LTS install to be recognized on an HP desktop computer. The SSD is a NVMe.M2 hard drive. Basically I boot from ...
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add windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04 grub list

I've already tried so many tutorials and all of them are not working. I think that my problem must be posted here to get a chance to solve it. So I've done several things with the results below: sudo ...
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I was trying to install Ubuntu but this popped up "Minimal bash-like line editing is supported."

I made a bootable flash drive from the Ubuntu .iso file ver 20.04.3 LTS With rufus on Windows 10. When I booted my PC From the flash drive this error popped up "Minimal bash-like line editing is ...
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Grub missing and boots into windows

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a PC which already had windows 10 installed. But when I bootup there isn't grub screen to elect the OS instead it boots into to windows. I have looked through several posts ...
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Unable to install grub in ubuntu 20.04

when i try to install app from terminal i got this error mgs : Grub installing error mgs Stuck terminal at this When i try to update the grub same error mgs pop up. I tried following commands : 1. ...
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Grub file filters not found after upgraded to latest ubuntu version

Grub file filters not found even after tried using insmod normal. Please tell me an solution to fix this without any hardware support
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Error: No Such Partition, Grub Rescue

I am a newbie to Ubuntu, on the top of that I am facing the following issue: I recently deleted a 3GB partition on my Windows (which was empty), after which when I rebooted, I could not get to grub, ...
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No bootable device after installing ubuntu

So I decided to install ubuntu in my Laptop (Acer ES 14) in full installation means the windows is deleted, when the installation is finished it doesnt continue anymore no bootable device is showing. ...
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Please help! Can't install anything - grub and linux-image problem - Ubuntu 20.04

This is what happens whenever I try to install something through the terminal: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done wget is already the ...
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Regarding Grub fatal error in legacy bios mode and in MBR partition

I repeatedly trying to install Ubuntu 21.04 alongside of windows 10 but there is continuous error in following steps. The operating system of windows 10 is not detecting by Ubuntu installation for ...
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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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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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Installing 20.04 alongside Win10 [dual boot]

I have an 1TB SSD which has Win10 on it and I just bought another SSD and I want to install Ubuntu 20.04lts on it. The idea is every time I boot the machine a boot loader would ask me if I want Win10 ...
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Many apps including terminal dissapeared after installing an app

[Edit] THE ANSWER: It was my mistake I accidently unistalled python and that's why all the apps that used python (Almost all) were gone, no solution on the internet worked so finally I had to ...
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GRUB is not seen during dual boot. How can i get it?

My laptop is Lenovo G50-70. I had installed ubuntu and it was booting fine from GRUB but windows had a BCD error. After fixing BCD error it straightaway boots into windows 10 without showing GRUB and ...
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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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Grub and Ubuntu disappeared after fastboot

I had Ubuntu 20.4 installed alongside Windows 10 (legacy mode) I have an SSD and HDD and had ubuntu installed on the SSD as Windows was there too. I don't know exactly what happened but I think my ...
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Dual Boot - Boot Repair - Problems with Legacy vs UEFI

i am normally running Win7 Pro as the only OS on my Thinkpad T420s. Yesterday, i wanted to install ubuntu. I downloaded the ISO and made a bootable USB stick - on a Macbook via Balena Etcher. After ...
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How can I change grub bootloader while installing Ubuntu?

I have installed Debian 10 on my device which is loaded by grub boot loader, now I want to install Ubuntu minimal on my device, but when I want to boot my mini.iso, its installation won't load and I'...
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Unable to boot Lubuntu 20.04 after a clean install

I had a old nettop on which I thought I would install Lubuntu. I installed Lubuntu and the installation was successful. But when I restarted after the installation the system wont boot. it will say no ...
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Legacy back to uefi please asap help

Recently, I forgot my bios supervisor password. I installed Ubuntu in legacy. Now if I go to my bios using unlock password provided by biosbug.com But all the options are greyed out. I can only select ...
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Converting Ubuntu 20.04 boot from legacy to UEFI after installation

Dual booting.I installed my Ubuntu in legacy mode because windows(10) didn't recognize the USB in UEFI. Is there any way to convert the grub from legacy to UEFI boot? OR is there any way to re-install ...
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How to reinstall MBR and UEFI Grub in Ubiquity installation?

Edit: I am sorry if I used the term bootloader, MBR, GRUB, GRUB UEFI interchangeably because I am not sure what's their difference. The point is I how to repair the part/partition/bootloader/grub/mbr ...
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Windows 10 in LEGACY mode + dual boot Ubuntu Studio 20.04

I have Windows 10 installed in Legacy mode (upgraded from Win7) and I want to add Ubuntu Studio 20.04 (dual boot). Is it safe just to start installation disk and allow Ub.Studio to install itself ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 apparently has no PPT security option in BIOS for legacy boot on some computers

I am trying to install Xubuntu 20.04 by cloning from a flash drive to my Dell Optiplex 7010 desktop and there is no PPT Security option in the BIOS under Security in either legacy or uefi mode so can'...
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Ubuntu windows dual boot with ubuntu on sata ssd and windows in hdd caddy

I want my ubuntu ( or any other linux) on my sata ssd and windows on my HDD Caddy. Is it possible? If yes what's the procedure? How to configure GRUB? Why i want this? Well, i dont have large ssd or ...
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Windows 10 boots to purple screen with broken diagonal lines from grub menu after installing Ubuntu 18.04

I installed 18.04 having already Windows 10 in the system. I had set Windows 10 on recovery mode, installed Ubuntu, then this happened when I came back to deactivate recovery mode. BIOS is on Legacy ...
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Grub efi won't boot windows 10 installed as legacy

I installed Ubuntu 18.0.4.4 on my laptop which already has Windows 10 installed, on it. It uses an mbr partition table. During installation I created an efi partition for Ubuntu to boot and I had a ...
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Install grub from LiveUSB: Can't find efi directory

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. But grub can't install due to multiple mount errors. I tried to install it from a LiveUSB, but sudo chroot /mnt fails with #grub-install /dev/sda Installing for ...
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Windows 10 option in ubuntu grub not working [duplicate]

I've been trying to dual boot Windows 10 / Ubuntu on my Lenovo Ideapad 320, so I first install Windows 10 (legacy), then installed Ubuntu 18.04 (and 17.04)(also legacy). In the process of installing,...
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error: no suitable video mode found. Booting in blind mode

I am trying to install Ubuntu 19.04 server using bootable stick (USB) on Dell VEP4600. I am getting error: no suitable video mode found. Booting in blind mode Can you please help me to resolve this ...
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Is that ok dual boot with two different firmware(Winodws vs linux, between UEFI and Legacy)?

I have installed windows 10 on UEFI and Ubuntu 19.04 in legacy mode. When pc booting I change between UEFI and Legacy. When the UEFI mode pc boot with windows and legacy mode it will boot ubuntu. Is ...
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Not able to start in windows 10 after installing ubuntu18

Help needed! Steps I have done :- Windows-10 was preinstalled in my laptop. created bootable pendrive in rufus(for ubuntu-18). Modified Boot Mode from 'UEFI to Legacy mode'..changed 'boot option to ...
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Error while Dual Booting Ubuntu with Windows 10

I've almost gone through every piece of article there is on Dual booting Ubuntu. And still cannot find solution to my problem. I hope someone here can help me. What I have done: Found out that my ...
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How does the Grub menu actually Works?

After installing Ubuntu alongside Windows (Dual - boot) , I found that , no matter which partition I set as active (bootable) , Grub Menu automatically comes & I can boot to any O/s. I marked ...
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Doubt about Windows 10 in UEFI mode and Ubuntu in Legacy mode

I've got a doubt about uefi/legacy mode. I'm looking for an advice because I'm not really sure about what can happens. My problem is the following: my laptop have already installed Windows 10 in UEFI (...
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No grub menu after Ubuntu 16.04 installation alongside W10

I received a Lenovo T460 laptop with W10 pre-installed. I installed Ubuntu16.04 using an USB pendrive. I deactivate the fast boot and select Bios both UEFI and Legacy for the secure boot. But after ...
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Ubuntu works in legacy mode and Windows works in UEFI, How could I make both work in dual boot, Alienware R-3?

I am on alienware R-3. I did the following steps multiple times with different partitions without any luck. In bios changed RAID-0 to ACHI In bios changed secure mode to disable Logged into ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 is too slow on my Asus r558ur

Ubuntu 18.04 is too slow on my Asus r558ur with 8GB RAM, 8GB swap area, 2GB Nvidia GeForce 930mx. All the graphics elements seem to appear in a sliding motion with some lag and even dragging windows ...
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FWUPD Dell XPS 13 9370

I have a Dell XPS 13 9370 with NVME SSD and I am running Ubuntu 18.10, GNOME 3.30.1. I am running Firmware 1.6.3 and want to update to the recently released 1.7.3. Unfortunately fwupd doesn't ...
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edit grub in Windows

I edited the grub file to include "pci=noacpi". Then each time I choose to enter Ubuntu (which is installed alongside with Win 10), it is just purple screen, refusing to enter Ubuntu. I'm wondering ...
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Should I use grub legacy or grub2 for a dedicated grub partition?

A while back I had my dual-boot system running Ubuntu 14.xx, and Windows 7 (x64). I created a dedicated grub partition. I recall having used grub legacy rather than grub2 because the tutorial I was ...
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ubuntu 16.04 install creates no boot/efi/

Installing ubuntu 16.04 from a bootable USB generates an unbootable system. Upon inspection through the USB install, I see that the installed OS has no /boot/efi partition nor files. Is the ubuntu ...
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Secure boot disable but xubuntu 18.04 usb shows in EUFI

I downloaded and made a bootable usb using Rufus and xubuntu 18.04. I have already windows installed. I have secure boot disabled in bios and legacy boot enabled. However i make tre partiotions when ...
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update-grub Errors regarding syntax and memory

I'm trying to configure extra boot menu options in GRUB, but I get the following error list when I use sudo update-grub command. How to fix this? Note: I changed the configuration of /etc/grub.d/...
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Can't upgrade to GRUB2

I'm trying to upgrade my bootloader from GRUB to GRUB2 following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Upgrading Problem is that at the end of the process when i do sudo upgrade-from-...
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Two grub menus overriding

i started having these 2 overriding grub menus all of a sudden the purple one works .. while as the black one is just like an image Image showing my problem