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Questions about using the grub rescue prompt or how to get rid of it.

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Unable to boot into kernel 5.15.0-107-generic in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I trust you are well. I am unable to boot into kernel 5.15.0-107-generic in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Secure boot is disabled. When the BIOS mode is set to LEGACY, both 5.15.0-105-generic and 5.15.0-107-...
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Grub rescue mode after formatting Linux Mint partition

I wanted to remove Linux Mint and replace the space left after by extending Ubuntu into it, and so I did through Windows 10. I believe that lead me to mess up big time as I can't edit Linux partitions ...
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Delete One Linux 20.04 Partition, Cant boot into other

I was running dual boot 20.04 and 18.04. I deleted 20 and found that I get a message about a corrupted kernel. I tried to boot from a usb with 18.04 and I still got the same message. How can I fix ...
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grub installation

When installing the latest Ubuntu LTS (Jammy Jellyfish), near the end of the installation I get the error message "Executing 'grub-install/dev/sdb' failed. This is a fatal error." I get ...
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I tried to install Ubuntu and it broke

I tried installing Ubuntu with Windows for a dual boot. I installed Ubuntu on a seperate hard drive but it somehow replaced the windows boot loader and grub corrupted after it did.
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While booting it shows error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. Entering rescue mode... How to tackle this problem?

I'll be honest I'm a noob in coding and all such things related to it. Please be as specific as possible My device is a 64-bit device and I've never encrypted anything as such.
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When I fresh install Ubuntu 22.04, after restart it says "Attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'"

I am install Xubuntu 22.04 on a machine that was just running Kubuntu 18.04 (or maybe 22.04). It worked well. I then removed the old HD and installed a brand new one. I ran then Xubuntu installer and ...
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Problems booting Ubuntu USB

I have a (with Ubuntu,) bootable USB. But, if I boot to it, its automaticly boot to GRUB with no errors. It says; Loading GRUB... Welcome To GRUB! Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> I`m created ...
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I am stuck on grub rescue! I can't even execute the insmod command. An error says "error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'

Can anybody provided me some help right now I'm not quite knowledgeable on grub commands so can some help me restore Ubuntu. I was just using the terminal and opened software update app. And the next ...
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How can I use DriveDroid to install Ubuntu on a dead PC?

My laptop is stuck in GRUB rescue mode. I tried: set boot=(hd0,msdos1) set prefix=(hd0,msdos1)/boot/grub and anything else I found on the internet, but everything lead to unknown system file or no ...
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Deleted partitions - grub rescue

I have deleted accidentally all disks partitions in the laptop, and now I cannot start ubuntu neither start installation from usb. After turning on laptop I get error: no such partition. Entering ...
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ACPI Error: Can't reboot or enter grub

I got this error after updating and now I can't hard reboot with the power button nor can I enter grub. Is there a way I can shut down my laptop? MSI Z16.
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Newbie Ubuntu 22.04.2 on thumb drive "symbol 'grub_file_filters' not found"

Linux noob here, although I do have some experience with BSD Unix. I downloaded and created a bootable USB drive from "ubuntu-22.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso" using Rufus. When I boot my laptop ...
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Rescue help needed - Linux box no longer boots Ubuntu 20.04 and finds and old Linux Mint 17.2 (after recent updates)

I went out of town for a long weekend, shutting down the Linux box as a precaution for potential thunderstorms. When I returned, my Linux box seems to have lost track of it's grub references to Ubuntu ...
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Minimal BASH-like on LUKS-encrypted install after format of secondary SSD

I can't load ubuntu after I formatted the old SSD I used to have Windows on and that I thought had nothing to do with Ubuntu's boot. The Ubuntu partition is LUKS encrypted and in GRUB I am able to ...
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error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'. Error: you need to load the kernel first

I have a Sony laptop and I had installed Ubuntu 1-2 months before. Suddenly when I opened my laptop, there is an error regarding grub rescue that says: error: attempt to read or write outside of disk '...
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error: symbol 'grub_is_lockdown' not found while installing ubuntu-20.04.4 from USB ISO

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have been trying to install ubuntu-20.04.4 for our tower (V100) booting from USB. Unfortunately, getting the following error. error: symbol 'grub_is_lockdown' not found. ...
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Grub rescue does not open the boot folder

I recently installed Linux Ubuntu 22.04 on an external SSD (through a USB memory, with Rufus) When start I find this: error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found Entering rescue mode grub ...
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Unable to boot into ubuntu 18.04, Boot Repair utility says No known boot loader is installed

I have ubuntu 18.04 installed on a system(single os, no dual boot) which refused to boot after I had to do a hard restart and sent me to the grub_rescue prompt. ls on grub_rescue prompt lists (hd0) (...
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Grub rescue (ubuntu) after booting from usb / grub_disk_native_sectors not found

After starting to boot from a memory stick to install Ubuntu (even if i didn't erase the ubuntu 18 and Windows 10 from laptop), i tryed to repaire a problem when i upgrade Ubuntu from 18 version to 22,...
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At grub rescue> prompt but the keyboard is not responding although it's connected [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 20 or 21. I had rebooted because stupid Firefox froze. Honestly I do not know what message was, duh did not record it. I rebooted and received a message of chassis intrusion ...
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SystemRescue identifeis my NVMe drive, but Ubuntu installation doesn't

I've seen many posts on problem installing Ubuntu on NVMe drives, none helped so far. In my case: SystemRescue live cd does recognize the drive, but Ubuntu installation doesn't, so I am sure that ...
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Can I replace a laptop's hard drive with an Ubuntu hard drive?

I'm planning on getting a newer and more powerful laptop. I have so much data in my current laptop that I don't want to lose. I was thinking of replacing the newer laptop's hard drive with this ...
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Cloning an Ubuntu 22.04 instance that uses a compact flash drive seems to lead to an empty /boot/grub directory

We have an Ubuntu 22.04 setup that runs and works fine. When we clone the compact flash drive and put into an identical system it fails to boot with a file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found error ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS dual boot with Windows 10 goes to Grub2 Rescue when reinserting old drive with both OS's

My system is old and bios only. However, I created a dual-boot setup on SSD for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and Windows 10 in GPT format. Yes, I got it to work. Everything worked fine until I plugged the old HDD ...
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'attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0' ’after the power cut

My machine is Dell PowerEdge730, Ubuntu 20.04. The power is out. I try to reboot it after power return. The grub interface appears first. In the past, I always reboot the computer with these commands ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / grub failure

trying to install 22.04 LTS onto my laptop (ThinkPad P50). I've had a working dual-boot W10+20.04 for a few years. When I set that up, though, I made a bad decision and only gave 70GB of the drive to ...
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Error: file ‘/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod” not found while installing ubuntu

I’m trying to install Ubuntu on an external ssd but every time I boot from the USB it suddenly loads grub rescue showing the error file ‘/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod” not found I searched a lot and ...
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repair both Ubuntu and grub in dual boot system

I use a PC with SSD (240GB) and 2 HDDs (2TB and 500GB). I have Ubuntu 22.04.1 and Win10 installed in the SSD, and use the HDD for data. Recently, after one of the usual Ubuntu updates, Ubuntu stopped ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 hanging in recovery mode

I am trying to boot into recovery mode. On boot type the right shift key loads the GRUB menu V. 2.06 Selecting Advanced options for Ubuntu Selecting Ubuntu, with Linux 5.16.0-47-generic (recovery mode)...
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Ubuntu single boot unknown filesystem error (Not Duplicate)

I have a Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB SSD that is just running a single boot Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop. First off I have tried Grub rescue - error: unknown filesystem and I can't get past the ls portion of ...
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How to quit grub rescue after rm -rf*?

I tried removing Ubuntu by rm -rf*, but it seems to fail. After removing it, I can't get into the bios after booting, I can only get into grub rescue, and I'm told /grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found. ...
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How can I make a SSD installation bootable?

I installed the latest stable release of Ubuntu on an external SSD, my goal was to have a portable Ubuntu installation. Even though I selected the external SSD as the boot device (in the installation ...
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At grub rescue screen all filesystems shown by ls anser "unknown filesystem" what to do from there

Following an install of 22.04 with zfs: Grub rescue screen comes up on first boot. Grub rescue: ls shows: (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd1) (hd2) When I run "ls" on each of them all I get on each ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu 22.04 - can I recover OS from Grub minimal? Or get to home files to delete them?

Hello everyone and thanks so much for your previous help. I still can't boot and I can't use a flash drive because I get 2 errors, an error 71 along with a home file that is too full. These are my ...
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Stuck at grub - After resized partition

Here's what happened - I am seeing grub> when I boot (NOT grub rescue) I have a dual boot computer, To summarise, I was running out of space in ubuntu but my windows had abundance of space, I ...
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Grub Command line shows up before menu

I'm stuck with grub at command line on boot. I can boot into Windows 11 or Ubuntu 22.04 by typing exit every time to load the grub menu, however, I would like to fix this. Perhaps worth noting I have ...
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GNU GRUB is not showing

I have windows 10 in one hdd(MBR) and on another hdd I fresh installed Ubuntu 20.04 But I'm not getting the option to select which os to boot like earlier. I tried updating grub and also manually ...
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Boot into safe mode from Grub command line

I accidentally installed the wrong graphics drivers (installed nvidia drivers and I don't actually have an Nvidia card!) and now Ubuntu boots into Grub command line. How do I boot ubuntu into safe ...
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Grub Rescue even after fix [closed]

I can get back to my OS by using the following commands, but every time I reboot the grub rescue screen comes back: set prefix=(hd0,gpt5)/boot/grub (edited) insmod normal normal No matter what I do ...
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unable to boot windows or ubuntu and Maind Partition became unallocated after changing boot partition's file system

boot-repair-4ppa200 [20220324_2347] ============================== Boot Info Summary =============================== => Grub2 (v2.00) is installed in ...
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How to fix `Error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... grub rescue` on ubuntu 21.10

I was working with my PC that it hanged and I pressed the Shut Down button until PC turned off. After that when I wanted to turn on the computer I got this error: error: unkown filesystem Entering ...
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Why GRUB menu does not show?

So, I've installed UBUNTU 20.04 recently, and there is no way to show the GRUB menu... I've tried reinstalling ubuntu, I've tried Boot-Repair tool on live ubuntu, I've changed all the settings in BIOS,...
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How do you permanently fix grub rescue: unkown filesystem

I have a dual-boot of Ubuntu and Windows 10(dev/sda1) And it shows me this: grub rescue: Unknown Filesystem grub rescue> And this is what I have to type to fix it: grub rescue> set boot=(hd0,...
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Ubuntu 18 - Stuck at grub rescue

Stuck at rescue mode grub rescue> set cmdpath=(hd0) prefix=(hd0,...
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"boot device not found" after manually changing grub.cfg for dual boot

I tried to dualboot window with Ubuntu for that i edited the Grub.cfg file just i added This the code I wrote there in Grub cfg file After that, i restarted my laptop and getting this kind of error as:...
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Grub refuses to work

My laptop has Windows and Ubuntu on it. I reinstalled Ubuntu and then my grub stopped working. Firstly I was in grub-rescue console and loaded my ubuntu with "set root, set prefix, insmod normal, ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 Broken Boot - Grub 2 Changes Made to Access Bios Infinite Boot no Display (Bricked)

So I recently bought a friends old custom PC so I could upgrade it. I switched to Ubuntu 21.10 from Windows 10. It worked well for a few weeks and I was learning about Linux having a good time. ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu from ISO doesnt run due to grub error 'grub_file_filters' not found

Trying to install latest version of Ubuntu from ISO into bare metal machine. machine is completely empty, one NTFS formatted HDD and one USB stick with Ubuntu ISO connected. getting: error: symbol '...
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Accidentally I broken my system. Kernel Panic! VFS unable to mount root fs

I'm on Ubuntu Impish Indri 21.10. after Upgrade Ubuntu Hirsuite Hippo 21.04 to Impish Indri 21.10, i get Kernel Panic when i boot the Ubuntu after i accidentally force do-release-upgrade I tried to ...
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