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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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Fix a grub after windows update

I recently set up a dual-boot on my Windows computer. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 using grub. After a Windows update I could no longer boot the grub although I can boot straight into windows. I've ...
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Booting to Windows from BIOS menu works, but booting to Windows 10 from GRUB gives error

I installed Windows 10 on a machine in UEFI mode on a GPT partitioned drive. I then installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a different partition on the same hard drive. When I boot, I can get to GRUB and boot to ...
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grub: you need to load kernel but cant'find it

After making some mistakes on my server the system got stuck in grub rescue. After running the following commands in grub rescue grub2 prompts up. set root=(hd0,1) set prefix=(hd0,1)/usr/lib/grub ...
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Boot problem - Couldnt find/resolve named package element: PXPR

I make dualboot (Ubuntu 18.04/win10pro), Ubuntu is install on flash disc. I work on both systems for few days but suddenly cant boot ubuntu but win10 run normally. Is there someone who know wtats ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at start-up - probably not properly unmounted?

When ubuntu is started, the grub menu pops up. When I select "Ubuntu", a black screen showing "/dev/sda2: Recovering journal" and "/dev/sda2: clean .../... files, .../... blocks", afterwards the ...
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Correct way to move a Linux partition to SSD

I have a HDD with dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 16.04 in BIOS mode. The following is the representation of the partition layout: | boot | Primary | Extended Partition ...
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installing grub after installing windwos

I installed linux (actually OpenSus) on my laptop, and now i want to install window along side it. I searched and found how to reinstall grub, but i don't know which part i have to mount, i mean i ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - black screen, no boot, no grub, no USB-booting

When trying today to install driver etc. for my new Wacom Cintiq drawing board, something went terribly wrong. I suspect it has something to do with xserver-xorg. The system advised me to restart my ...
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How can I display the grub during boot?

So, I had a dual boot and just nuked the windows partitions, and then got rid of the boot files for windows and updated the grub, and now my PC boots directly into ubuntu. However, I'd like to still ...
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After run the following commands i got these error, pls look into this

krish@krish-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt-get clean krish@krish-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt-get -f install && sudo dpkg --configure -a && sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... ...
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How to remotely initiate a Ubuntu Server netinstall using GRUB + vncconnect?

I have a remote server running CentOS 7 which I want to re-install with Ubuntu Server 18.04. I don't have physical access to the server, so I cannot install any bootable media, nor do I have access to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 two grub files appear and lines need to be selected

Logging onto Ubuntu 16.04, first a 6 line grub file screen with black background appears with 16.04 and old 14.04 information and one particular line has to be selected "Advanced Options for ubuntu 16....
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Can't figure out how to boot from Windows installation media on /dev/sdb2

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a separate partition alongside Ubuntu. Here are the steps I've taken: Download Unetbootin and GParted Use GParted to create 2 partitions, /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2 ...
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Ubuntu won't boot on another computer [on hold]

I have a drive which contains Ubuntu 12.04 only and no other OS. It worked properly on my old PC which is completely dead now. I have an old laptop I wasn't using so I put the drive inside. It won't ...
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Boot-Repair failed. Need help plz

pastebin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/d5VwhsBvwY/ I bought a new SSD planning to run only kubuntu for my laptop. I was having both kubuntu and Windows 10 sitting in one drive. Booting in legacy mode ...
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Cannot restore my dual-boot even with boot-repair

I have used boot-repair successfully a number of times before, but when using it today (on the exact same hardware and partition setup) it fails to repair the boot. At the point when I usually to ...
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Don't know how to Install Ubuntu 64 Bit in PC with dual Win/Ubuntu 32 bit boot [duplicate]

I want to upgrade ubuntu from 32 to 64 bit in a computer with ubuntu 32 bit and Windows 32 bit already installed with dual boot. And I need to know How to install Ubuntu 64 over the 32 bit version. I ...
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I am not able to update nor remove packages with apt

Please help me to fix the following apt error: krish@krish-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt-get remove skypeforlinux [sudo] password for krish: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to get back to command line from grub rescue after shutting down halfway through dd if=/dev/zero

I was intending to use dd to wipe my laptop's HD, but accidentally pressed enter with only [dd if=/dev/zero/ without an of=... argument, then could not enter any further commands, so I cut the ...
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How to migrate Ubuntu from EFI to BIOS?

I have some problems with booting my current version of Ubuntu alongside Windows. Because of this (somehow people decided that if you use testing then nobody should be bothered, thought I explained ...
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Ubuntu-based distros all get stuck at second boot on Dell Inspiron 1018

I'm trying to install a Linux distro on an old Dell Inspiron 1018. I've tried with Lubuntu (18.04 and 16.04 as well), Linux Lite, Zorin OS, but none of these seem to work. What happens is I ...
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Installed Ubuntu after Windows 10, no boot options whatsoever

I have been spending the last few days reading the possible solutions and they are either not working for me or they require a computer knowledge above my own. Like the title says I partitioned the ...
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Want to boot Ubuntu from integrated SD card reader

The title pretty much says it all, but I will give a little more detail. I have an Asus Transformer 3 Pro which is currently setup with Windows 10 & Android-X86 installed on the SSD. If possible ...
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Cannot boot after upgrade to 18.04 grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sdb1

I had upgraded my Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04. The upgrade completed and the system tried rebooting, but after that my PC no longer boots. I get a black screen, with no disk activity. If I press the ...
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How do I recover GRUB after dual booting ubuntu on NVMe drive with Win10 on the primary SSD?

My system came with Win10 on an SSD (UEFI, GPT). I wanted to take Ubuntu (actually mint) for a test drive as my daily driver and plugged in an old HDD and successfully installed Ubuntu on there. Grub ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 18.04 without crashing Windows 8.1

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside my Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo G50-80 laptop. I used Rufus for making an Ubuntu live USB, and I installed Ubuntu OK, but when I tried to open Windows it said: The Boot ...
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How do I install Windows or Ubuntu from a live USB to GPT/UEFI system

I have an Asus Vivo Max X541NC laptop, which has a 64-bit processor. I downloaded Lubuntu Desktop 64-bit and created a bootable USB. During installation I accidentally clicked on the button to erase ...
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Does Ubuntu Secure Boot make Intel TXT unnecessary?

Ubuntu supports Secure Boot, an UEFI feature. On Windows, Trusted Boot takes over where Secure Boot leaves off: the bootloader verifies the digital signature of the Windows kernel before loading it. ...
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GRUB has no option for Windows 10

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS alongside Windows 10 but GRUB doesn't have an option to boot Windows. When I hold shift to bring up GRUB there is no option for Windows 10. I tried to boot to the ...
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ls command cannot find partitions? [closed]

so when i was installing linux mint , it installed perfectly but when it rebooted gave the error error : unknown filesystem error : no such device **************** I typed ls but only (hdo ) ...
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Keyboard doesn't work on GNU GRUB - Ubuntu 18.04

Yep. I tried to install again Windows 10 because I want to do a Dual Boot and from Windows 10 is more easy to do it, but when I gone to GNU GRUB my keyboard doesn't work anymore, no one Key. I tried ...
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Windows doesn’t boot up anymore

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my computer. The problem is, now I can’t access Windows anymore. I have installed Ubuntu on separate partitions from Windows so I don’t believe it could have been ...
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Can't successfully reinstall system, emergency mode [closed]

I have Ubuntu 18.10 (the only version that worked fine for me). I had dialog prompt during update which asked where to install grub, I tried to tell it where, but it always refused to accept my choice ...
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Installing ubuntu without graphics terminal(gfxterm)

I am trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on a Headless server machine. The server is blade which sits inside a chasis. I connect to this server via the serial port. The server does not have any VGA ...
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Can't boot to windows 10 after install ubuntu 18.04

I have installed windows 10 on second drive before (sda2 - second drive has two partions) After that i have installed ubuntu 18.04 on first disk (ssd drive). But now only boot to ubuntu, cannot go to ...
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Can't Boot From DVD or USB Stick after Boot-Repair

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/dW45nTKbZq/ I have a dual boot with Windows 10. I was unable to boot Ubuntu from disk. I have a bootable USB stick and that worked. I booted from the USB and then booted ...
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Error :hd1,gpt2 not found

I have Windows 8.1 and Linux both in my computer. But when I tried to get into Windows it wasn't showing me anything after a long wait, also in Linux I got some errors related to grub. So I ...
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how to uninstall ubuntu and get windows 7 bootloader back [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 I want to erase it and free my space on hard drive. Let me know what steps I need to format the grub i.e. restore the windows bootloader. I am on Windows7.
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18.04 Grub2 splash image not showing. update-grub not detecting splash.png

I have a splash.png image from my old 5 year linux system that worked on Grub2. I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and I placed the image in /boot/grub/splash.png. I ran sudo update-grub and it didn't ...
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How to get grub to boot from a newly encrypted partition

I recently encrypted my root partition (sda7) with luksipc. It worked well, I can unlock the partition and mount it when running from a live USB, but the OS doesn't load anymore. My system has 4 ...
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How to create the boot partition on one disk and everything else on other?

I have a small 120 GB SSD and currently, I have Windows installed on it. I am quite struggling with it even without having Ubuntu installed. I would like to know if there's a way to add the Ubuntu ...
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Can't boot into WIndows 10 after installing Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I changed the boot order in the BIOS. Since then when I try to boot Windows from GRUB it shows cannot load image I've tried disabling secure boot and nothing changed. I tried booting from the f9 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not start after upgrade from Ubuntu 16

I had just finished upgrading, and now, when I restarted the system to complete the installation process, Ubuntu does not start. The boot menu and GRUB work fine, leading me to the boot menu when I ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on HP omen 15 laptop

I bought the new HP omen 15 laptop with windows 10 x64 pre-installed and I have problems while installing linux. I made 2 partitions on my laptop . A 15Gb partition on my ssd for "/" and another 85Gb ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition Windows 10

I was running out of space for Windows 10, so I deleted my Ubuntu partition and then combined the free space and added it to the Windows 10 partition into a single partition (the boot partition was ...
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How to get dual boot (Ubuntu/Windows) option enabled? [duplicate]

My first disk has windows and second disk (not partition) has Ubuntu. But the first disk was removed during ubuntu installation and plugged back after installation. Now my system boots with only ...
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Triple-boot GRUB superblock problem

I had a dual-boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04.1 and I wanted to try Kubuntu 18.04.1 as well. So I've edited my partition table, created ~12GB for that cause, installed Kubuntu on it and ...
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Black screen, no grub, dual boot

I have just installed the latest version of Ubuntu from a USB alongside Windows 10. I am unable to boot into Ubuntu. I get a black screen. Neither Esc nor Shift will cause the grub menu to load. ...
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How can I recover from installation of Lubuntu 18.04?

I have (had) Lubuntu 16.04 installed on an SSD. I tried Lubuntu 18.04 from a pendrive, and then decided to install it alongside 16.04, on an internal HDD, to allow further testing. I selected '...
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Dual booting Bionic beaver with Edubuntu, does not show Bionic in Grub menu

How do I access Bionic beaver on HP Pavilion 15 notebook, having dual booted with Edubuntu? Have upgraded Edubuntu, which now shows as Ubuntu 16.04 in Settings' Details.