Questions tagged [boot]

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Make cryptsetup prompt at boot time ignorable

I have a machine with multiple users. Home directory for one user is encrypted with LUKS. There is a crypttab entry for opening the LUKS partition at boot time. When the system boots up, it asks for ...
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/etc/rc.local - is it running?

I put the the following in /etc/rc.local, to enable the Scroll Lock LED on my keyboard - it doesn't seem to take effect: #!/bin/bash # enable scroll lock LED xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = Scroll_Lock' exit ...
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Keep a live boot installer up to date

Suppose I have a bootable USB thumbstick. Every time I install the image on a system, it's in an environment with poor internet connection/speed. So I'd like to know if there's a simple way to keep ...
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Hbase not working properly

while enter command start-hbase.sh i m getting below error mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/var/hadoop’: Permission denied thats why when in hbase shell when i enter list command below error i m ...
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no afg or mfg node found and no codecs initialised

I'm stuck since yesterday at boot after last updates in a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 and I can't go to the desktop.. Can somebody help me?
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Load jpg/png image in grub.cfg

I have this grub.cfg that I use during the installation of the iso: set timeout=30 loadfont unicode set menu_color_highlight=yellow/dark-gray set menu_color_normal=black/light-gray set color_normal=...
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Ubuntu live USB install does not detect SSD

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with a 500GB SSD (no other drives). Windows 10 is installed, and I have shrunk the Windows partition to leave 450 GB unallocated. In BIOS the SATA disk is detected, UEFI ...
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Ubuntu 22.10 crashes on startup after a power failure

I have a Dell Inspiron 3567 with Windows 11(original upgraded OS as it was Windows 10 when it was purchased), Windows 10(another OS) and Ubuntu 22.10. Up until the power failure, everything went ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers prevents boot

I recently built a computer with a RTX3070. I was recently able to install Ubuntu 22.04 and login. Currently I'm using the Nouveau drivers, but I want to install the Nvidia drivers. However, ANY ...
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Boot FreeDOS from Ubuntu 9.04 LiveCD? [closed]

I know that this might be a weird question, but I'm fighting against old hardware. I have a Toshiba Satellite 4010CDS that I want to install the OEM OS back to it. Since I don't have the original CDs, ...
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How can i add the windows boot loader on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I had a dual boot system with windows 10 and PopOS (Linux) . Both on seperate SSDs. The Linux SSD was hard drive encrypted. I wanted to change the linux distro to Ubuntu. When prompted to 'install ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: [0.641223] integrity: Problem loading X.509 certificate -65

This error shows up when I start up my laptop which has dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04 and windows 11. I already disabled secure boot but it didn't solve the problem [ 0.641223] integrity: Problem ...
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My computer turns off the monitor but the fans are still on

My computer has a biostar hifiA70U3P motherboard with bios version 6.0.4, and with linux when I turn it off, the image disappears, but the fans continue to spin. default/grub and added "acpi=...
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Nvme drive is booted from a sata drive where the grub.conf points to the nvme, does the sata drive require updating

The computer is a Dell Precision T-7600 single boot desktop with Ubuntu 22.04 on a nmve drive mounted to a card slot. This drive is not recognized as a bootable drive so there is sata drive also ...
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Boot delay of 30 seconds on kubuntu 22.10

The last "normal speed" entry in dmesg reads: [ 5.108969] hid-generic 0003:154A:0002.0003: hiddev0,hidraw2: USB HID v1.00 Device [ID Innovations Inc. Input Device] on usb-0000:04:00.3-3.2....
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what to do when stuck during installing Ubuntu server 22.04

Device: Sumsung N148 OS: Ubuntu server 22.04 LTS I was trying to install the OS to the laptop. Everything went fine until crutin command in-target it stuck in this phase for an hour, then I chose to ...
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Install Linux Mint 21.1 Stuck at the grub> directory [closed]

I just install Linux Mint 21.1 on a hp probook 360 ii with Win 10, I chose to erase the disk and install Mint as a single OS. The install crashed at the end. I now am stuck at the "grub>" ...
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black screen with blinking underscore after booting into usb to install Xubuntu [duplicate]

enter image description here I have PC , the model is HP Compaq dc7900 small form factor ,I want to install Xubunto . I have legacy BIOS mode and I use MBR partition scheme to flash my Usb stick , ...
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New Ubuntu PC build gets stuck during boot

I'm just after installing Ubuntu 22.04 on my new PC. That all went fine and at the end of installation it prompted me to restart the system, so I clicked restart, but as the system was rebooting, it ...
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Unable to boot following upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04. Gave up waiting for root file system device error

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 on a dell XPS 420. When I try to boot ubuntu I get the following error message: Gave up waiting for root file system device. Common problems: -Boot args (...
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Unable to launch Xubuntu from VB VM. Failure to "Load Kernel modules", "Flush Journal to Persistent Storage" & start "udev Kernel Device Manager"

I'm running Xubuntu with Linux 5.15.0-58 (I can't access the terminal to corroborate, this is what the advanced settings in the GRUB say) in a VirtualBox VM. It worked fine with no issues up till ...
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How to permanently disable acpitz? [closed]

In /sys/c,lass/thermal/thermal_zone0/mode I can change 'enabled' to 'disabled', but it is not persistent. I need to disable this as my acpitz sensor acpi0 has been fried in a spark from a crooked ...
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GRUB tries to boot Microsoft Reserved Partition after moving EFI partition

Recently Ubuntu Studio gave me the warning that root filesystem has low disk space. So I shrank the major C: partition of Windows and moved all partitions to the left so that I can extend the size of ...
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Pop_OS failed to start (missing modules and inexistent UUID) [closed]

My pop_os failed to load for some reason and I got transferred to initramfs after putting the cryptdata password. I've tried every solution I could find, but none of them work. Can anyone help me ...
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kubuntu turns on, but does not give video

I have dual boot, and I installed AMD drivers in windows, the next day I turned on the pc and it did not give a signal, and it necessarily boots with kubntu and I can't access the bios, when trying to ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 not recognizing/using NVIDIA RTX 3050 GPU, black screen on boot (sometimes), external monitors not being recognized and/or used

I'm running an Dell XPS 17 laptop. This is a dual boot with Windows 11. The graphics card is recognized on Windows but not Ubuntu. In Ubuntu my Nvidia drivers are up to date. In the About -> ...
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How do i install Ubuntu on an external drive, using only an android smartphone?

I don't have a PC at home, but I need to use linux as a portable installation, for this I will use an external drive. But I have a problem, i need to install Ubuntu on this external drive only having ...
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Dual up - Ubuntu black screen after booting, even in recovery mode - can't access anything

After a year in which I didn't boot Ubuntu and used only Windows on my laptop, I decided to return to Linux. Everything worked great. I ran both sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, and ...
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http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/DfTxWgW4YB/ [closed]

Please install operating system on your harddrive tried using boot repair It gave me the following link http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/DfTxWgW4YB/
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Can't boot into Ubuntu; Can't Install Grub

yo. Today I installed EndeavourOS (HOLD ONTO YOUR HAT; THIS QUESTION IS ABOUT UBUNTU DON'T BAN IT), and whenever I tried starting my computer it booted into the EndeavourOS Bootloader (Grub, but ...
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Shutdown freezes on Ubuntu logo

Since two days ago the shutdown of my laptop doesn't work anymore. It freezes on the last screen that shows the Ubuntu logo and then my laptop starts working really hard, gets hot and the cooler is ...
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Can't boot Windows after adding 2nd Ubuntu partition to my dual boot

I've had a Windows/Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot and everything was working fine. It would boot Windows by default, or I could press F11 to pick Ubuntu. I got a new SSD and wanted to install Ubuntu 22.04 to ...
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Cannot install or boot Ubuntu on an external SSD

Devices: LG gram 2022 16 intel core i7 intel iris xe graphics USB: FAT32 OS: Windows 11 Other info: Ubuntu ISO: 20.04-desktop-amd64 Rufus: 3.21 I installed ubuntu 22.04 on an external SSD and it ...
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22.10 won't boot with DVD plugged in [duplicate]

MSI Z690 board i7 22.10 won't boot with DVD plugged into SATA. Boots fine with DVD unplugged. Message "AHCI unavailable". MSI Z490 board with 22.04 booted fine with DVD plugged in, and ...
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Ubuntu installed on master SSD hard,windows 10 on slave HDD, Error when I choose windows "not a valid root device" but from boot menu they working

HP zpbook laptop, Ubuntu 22.4 installed on master SSD hard drive,windows 10 on a slave HDD. when I choose windows, it provides a message saying 'error: not a valid root device." When I choose ...
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How to delete data from emmc laptop with broken screen in Ubuntu 20.04?

I have an Asus laptop with emmc storage. Sadly the screen is broken. I can access the device using an external monitor once booted but how do I make sure my data is deleted? Not just copying photos ...
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Resizing storage disks error during installation for a dual boot with Windows 11

I am currently in the process of installing the Linx Ubunto LTS 22.04.1 in a dual boot with Windows 11 21H2. The computer has 115 GB of space and I was allocating 85 to windows and 38 to ubuntu. After ...
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SGX disabled by BIOS (Acer laptop)

I have an Acer laptop where I have installed Ubuntu 22.04. After some weeks I have the following message: x86/cpu: SGX disabled by BIOS. Gave up waiting for root file system device. Common problems: - ...
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I restarted Ubuntu and now it won't boot-up [duplicate]

I restarted ubuntu and when it restarted it, "it had this to say": [ 0.402218] tpm_crb MSFT0101:00: can't request region for resource [mem 0xddd 7b000-0xddd7efff] /dev/sda2 contains a ...
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Trouble reinstalling Ubuntu after accidentally changing ownership

I accidentally ran the command chown -R MY_ACCOUNT / and now I can't start my computer anymore. It shows the Ubuntu logo, but gets stuck before showing the login prompt. I've seen this question asked ...
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the root filesystem /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv requires a manual fsck

I have a server running on Ubuntu Server 20.04.5 LTS. Sometimes the os goes in read-only mode and I have to do a "sudo reboot" and every time it reboots i get this error: "the root ...
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Difficulty getting Ubuntu 22.04 to boot

I was hoping for a bit of direction on how to get my Ubuntu working, but I'm unsure exactly what information I need to add for anyone who might want to help. The computer is able to boot when I go to ...
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Dying SSD found by LSPCI but not LSBLK - How to mount?

Problem Statement My SSD is clearly dying, and I want to pull off a few things before an RMA. Observations When I boot, the drive is detected as present by UEFI. Booting hangs for about 60s while the ...
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How to debug failure to boot of some partitions (but not others)

I have a machine with a lot of partitions, and I've been trying and failing to create alternative root partitions with some variation in software. Don't ask why -- it's for a hobby that I'm doing and ...
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Can't run 'sudo update-grub' after making changes to grub file

sudo update-grub gives this error message: Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 26: /etc/default/grub: want: not found I deleted the commented out line 26 of the /etc/default/...
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Can't boot from flash drive with custom .img

I recently tried using this answer to create a custom .img of my system. I created a fresh Ubuntu Install in a new partition, set everything up, installed all the bloat I need for some stuff and then ...
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Update Ubuntu Studio 22.04 - 5.15.0-56 to 5.15.0-58 causes a kernel panic

The update finished, but on restart grub loads and then the computer freezes. It's the same with Recovery mode as shown in the photo. It boots fine into kernel version 5.15.0-56, and I ran the repair ...
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How to boot from a usb stick when using U-Boot

I am trying to install ubuntu arm onto my Mac M1 Arm but once I get to uboot I have absolutely no clear why to boot from my usb-stick that has a bootable ios installed on it. I assume its possible to ...
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Failed to start Wait for Network to be Configured

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS machine and now it gets stuck during boot with the message: [FAILED] Failed to start Wait for Network to be Configured on an otherwise black screen. I can still ...
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Devloop0: problem [closed]

Ubuntu 22.04 boots to a black screen. [ 0.123652] ACPI Error: AE_ALREADY_EXISTS, During name lookup/catalog (20220331/psobject-220) [ 0.123652] ACPI BIOS Error (bug): Failure creating named object [\...

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