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Questions tagged [grub2]

GRUB 2 is the next generation of the GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB). Ubuntu has used GRUB 2 as the boot loader since 9.10 (Karmic Koala). Commonly referred to as simply "GRUB".

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Asus asus ux550ve appears Ubuntu Samsung as boot option

I have a new laptop asus ux550ve with Windows 10. I installed Ubuntu dozens of times in other computers. However, in this Asus I have a lot of issues. Once I install Ubuntu 16.04, the mandatory ...
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how to enable wireless connection in recovery mode? [on hold]

I need to get the network .. I used ping -c 4 8.8.8.8 but got network is unreachable .. I don't have wired connection . Can I make wireless work?
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Identify module name to blacklist

Everybody knows that any kernel module can be blacklisted via GRUB line: $module_name.blacklist=yes However, not everybody knows the exact name of module to blacklist. And that is the real problem! ...
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Having problems with repairing GRUB. chroot. Bus Error.

I've trying to clean install and trying to dual boot. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. I have the Ubuntu installed and Windows 10 and now trying to fix the grub. I can boot up Wins no problem. However ...
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Grub Error: ls (hd0,gpt1)/ leads to “Filesystem is unknown.“

So I have a dual boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. After a Windows Update Grub Menu wasnt showing up, at first that wasnt bothering me because I use Ubuntu only sometimes. I was looking for a ...
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Linux always boots into GRUBv2 Terminal

Whenever I try to boot into my Linux, this following GRUB terminal always pops up. I have tried various solutions available on the internet including theses:- How to Rescue a Non-booting GRUB 2 on ...
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HP Laptop will not boot after shutdown

I have installed ubuntu (MATE, minimal installation) on my laptop (SSD, HP brand), and it is a single boot system (no Windows). Everything was OK for a few days, and I shut down and restarted ...
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Screen stuck at Ubuntu logo while dual booting

Whenever i try to install ubuntu or try ubuntu without installing, the usb drive flashes for few seconds and the screen stucks at ubuntu logo. I previosly had ubuntu then i removed it. I had some ...
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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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Ubuntu not running after installation

This is how bootmgr looks like with my partitions guys. I have an issue that really drives me crazy, I've recently installed Ubuntu through a live USB, everything went perfect because I selected the ...
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Ubuntu Startup issues

I am facing this issue for over a month now. I have reinstalled Ubuntu 2-3 times already. When I start the computer (Intel core i7) I get this message. unable to read or write outside of disk hd0 ...
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Resolution issues after Kernel update with Nvidia drivers on Mint 18.3 and 19 [on hold]

I'm desperately in need of help. My system with a Nvidia 1050 Ti graphics card, dual booting with Linux Mint 18.3 and Windows 10 was working perfectly fine with nvidia driver 396, until very recently ...
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Ubuntu external SSD not booting on my desktop, but works on my laptop

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 successfully onto an external Samsung T5 SSD and it works well with my laptop (ASUS UX303UB: https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-ZenBook-UX303UB/ ). However, when I try to ...
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Clean install 18.04 on top of existing 14.04 in double boot Win 7 + Ubuntu 14.04LTS + Grub

My system is a dual boot Win 7 / Ubuntu 14.04LTS / Grub. My objective is to have a fresh install 18.04 on top of the existing 14.04, given there is the other OS. I found several sources, but mostly ...
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Clone backup/restore Ubuntu 18.04 in a dual boot Win/Ubuntu

I have a dual boot Win 7 + Ubuntu 14.04LTS + Grub. I mean to have a dual boot Win 10 + Ubuntu 18.04LTS (+ Grub, I guess), with my data in Ubuntu transferred. For this, I guess the right steps are: ...
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Dual boot Win 10 + Ubuntu 18.04LTS (+ Grub, I guess), with no Admin

I mean to have a dual boot Win 10 + Ubuntu 18.04LTS (+ Grub, I guess). The steps I was used to, up to Win 7 / Ubuntu 16.04, are: Install Win, on the whole disk. Install Ubuntu with Grub, shrinking ...
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Installed Ubuntu with Windows and lost Windows when partitioning. Can I fix it?

I installed Ubuntu (18.04.1) for the first time, I wanted to try it, and I liked it, but I did not want to lose Windows, I made a partition in Windows before installing with a disk copy, and then ...
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Help for install grahpical boot loader in Linux Ubuntu Budgie Desktop 18.04.1

I use Ubuntu Linux with Budgie Desktop 18.04.1 It has a very nice and aesthetic interface, my big problem that I have installed Windows 10 and Linux Ubuntu Desktop Budgie 18.04.1, but I do not like ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 upgrade error on dual boot with Manjaro

I've been running Ubuntu 18.04 as a dual boot with Manjaro for the past few months without problems, but recently I get the following error message when I try to install upgrades: linux-image-4.15.0-...
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duel boot failure to grub rescue following Windows 10 update. How do I continue the Windows 10 update?

I have been running Ubuntu 16.04 lts and Windows 10. Booted Windows 10 which went into update mode immediately. It rebooted a couple of times, on the next reboot it went into grub rescue. I want to ...
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Can't dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 on HP Pavilion 15

I tried to follow this answer: How to dual boot Windows 10, and Ubuntu on a HP Pavilion G6? but I am getting an Invalid bootnum valueootnext error message when I try to do the sudo efibootmgr -...
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GRUB - can not install Windows 10 from USB

I installed ubuntu multiple times on my machine, eventually probably breaking everything and now, when I would like to install Windows 10. But when I am trying to boot from USB with Windows 10, I end ...
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i tried to expand ubuntu partition but it is locked i pressed unmount it is showing file is busy what to do?..pls help me [duplicate]

I am using windows (850gb) and linux ubuntu(150gb) i deleted windows partitions using gparted and i tried to expand ubuntu partition but it is locked i pressed unmount it is showing file is busy what ...
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Restore grub in Ubuntu

Every time I open my computer I have to press F12 (Lenovo computer boot management) to be able to go to Ubuntu to get GRUB to choose Ubuntu Is there a way to to configure GRUB so that it's boot menu ...
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Problems with grub and Boot Repair shows errors

I have problems with grub, and if I use Boot Repair it shows these errors: Gtk-warning **: 12:02:08:863:theme parsing error: gtk-main.css:73:38:Failed to import: Error opening the file /usr/share/...
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How to boot directly into OS instead of grub [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 17. .. Every time I power up laptop, I have to write following two commands on grub prompt to start Ubuntu. linux (lvm/ubuntu--vg-root)/vmlinuz root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root initrd ...
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Grub REFUSES to install

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my old Acer Aspire ES 15 ES1-533-C3VD that came installed with Windows 10 on it. I'm not using it anymore, so just for fun I wanted to solo install it with ...
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USB keyboard won't work after upgrading kernel to 4.18(Ubuntu 18.04)

I have a two month old Intel NUC8i7HNK, and when I saw Vega M support go out in kernel v4.18 I decided to make the unwise decision of upgrading the kernel of my perfectly stable 18.04 install to this ...
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Remove Windows 10 from 18.04 desktop boot menu

I replaced a copy of Windows 10 with Ubuntu 18.04 desktop successfully. The only problem that remains is that the Windows 10 boot selection entry still appears. I know that disabling the OS probe will ...
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Grub Rescue : unknown file system Error

I have a dual boot with windows and Ubuntu. recently my bootloader crashed and with the help of live USB, I tried to fix it. but Now every time I start my laptop it directly goes into windows. What ...
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/dev/sdb change to /dev/sda - causing boot issues

Bit of background - I installed Ubuntu Server via a usb stick, during installation I'm assuming the hard drive (2TB) I installed Ubuntu to was /dev/sdb and it set to boot off that. Recently, I added a ...
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Boot End trace error after upgrade to 18.04

I've encountered a rather unpleasant error after the upgrade (unfortunately I don't know from which version I upgraded) to 18.04. The error occurs every time I try to boot... As far as I've understood ...
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Missing operating system No such partition. Grub rescue>

I have deleted the partition of ubuntu drive then windows installed drive. Now when I'm trying to install ubuntu, it says : Missing Operating System no such partition grub rescue> Please suggest a ...
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Live USB reboots after purple screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP Envy 13 Laptop: i7-8550, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVidia GeForce MX150, Windows 10. I've created the bootable USB and disabled secure-boot in my BIOS. I'm ...
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Install grub on local hard disk

I have a hard drive which contains my previous installation of Ubuntu as my laptop got damaged (I am currently using it as an external hard drive). Now I have managed to copy my Ubuntu installation ...
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Cryptmount / setup is missing from initramfs

So silly me decided to do a "apt autoremove" which decided to remove cryptmount which if I was more vigilant would have realised from the error messages that came up during the uninstall that I should ...
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Boot problem UUID: boot-repair failed

After my last Ubuntu update I removed all the older kernels to free up some space on my /boot partition. Unfortunately Ubuntu does not boot anymore: ALERT UUID=.... does not exist. Dropping down ...
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Ubuntu starts with a grub command line instead of a GUI

I already had Windows 10 on my computer, and I wanted to install Ubuntu on my computer as a dual boot. I downloaded the Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS version, and use Rufus to create a bootable USB. I looked up ...
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Boot problem in Ubuntu Server 18.04

I understand that this title is very common among the questions, but my problem is complicated. After upgrading to Ubuntu Server 18.04 I rebooted the server after 2 months. Ubuntu didn't see disk (...
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How to boot into Windows 10 with missing Ubuntu drive using Grub?

I have a PC which previously had Win 10 and Ubuntu installed. Now the Ubuntu drive is missing and I get these errors: error: no such device: <some letters and numbers> error: unknown filesystem ...
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I can't boot up my Ubuntu

I have a problem here and that is: I installed Ubuntu and encrypted the hard drive when I installed it, after a while, I decided to duel boot Ubuntu and windows 7, I created a partition in my other ...
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Can't enter to BIOS after debian install only black screen [closed]

I have Acer Aspire laptop with windows 10. recently I installed Debian 9 in a different partition and everything went fine. The second time I tried to boot into bios I only have a black screen with a ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from grub? [duplicate]

I wanted to reinstall Ubuntu from the hard drive. I followed the instructions from the official site to install grub and move the Ubuntu iso in the grub folder. After rebooting, the grub> prompt ...
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How to solve this grub problem on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I get a black screen with the following text when booting Ubuntu 18.04. GNU GRUB version 2.02 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on an Acer with UEFI - grub installation doesn't work

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an Acer Aspire ES15 with UEFI. Originally, it was delivered with Windows 10, but now I don't want to use them at all. The intention is to have only Linux here ...
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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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Unable to boot Ubuntu from hard drive — always requires USB flash [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS from a USB flash drive, on an Acer machine that previously had Windows 10 (wiped out). I installed it on the SSD drive; there is also another hard drive that is still in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 boot problem

I have a problem booting into Ubuntu 18.04. Before this I worked with Ubuntu 16.04, then I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and had this error (screenshot): Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found ...
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grub installation failed on HP [duplicate]

installation failed grub-efi-amd64-signed install into /target/. without the grub boot loader, the installed system will not boot.
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Boot problem with custom preseed in 18.04: /dev/ram does not exist

I'm trying to adapt our preseed installation image from 16.04 to 18.04 These are the lines from the grub txt.cfg: kernel /casper/vmlinuz append preseed/file=/cdrom/preseed/sc-server.seed debian-...