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Turns out my connected GoPro was drawing too much power from USB and causing the boot to fail. Solved.


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Edit the settings of Ubuntu virtual machine. Go to storage and add Ubuntu iso file. (for example ubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso) Start the virtual machine and boot from CD by pressing F12 and then press C Once Ubuntu starts open Files. You should be able to access your files now. You can use a flash drive but you need to shut down the virtual machine and ...


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You haven't provided specifics as to your box - are you using uEFI, Secure uEFI or BIOS in booting? I'll assume BIOS and walk through a common process I do. For my own boxes (where I QA-test and install releases many times per week) and often have 1-6 (GNU/Linux but mostly Ubuntu flavors) systems installed on a box, the last installed will always end up ...


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If you are into self-compiling everything, maybe Gentoo is a better choice for you. Having worked for a Linux distributor for 16 years (and counting), I can assure you that it's far from trivial to compile a complete Linux distribution. The business value of the companies that are doing that is in the know-how, infrastructure and work procedures (and their ...


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Turns out somehow the UUID of my swap partition which is /dev/nvme0n1p9 here, got changed. I installed gparted to check the UUID of my swap partition (/dev/nvme0n1p9), changed it in the /etc/fstab and now the booting process works fine and takes about 5-6 seconds. Check this Slow boot - "a start job is running for dev-disk-by..." solution for more ...


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