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How can I boot into Ubuntu when only given the grub rescue menu? [on hold]

Someone deleted Ubuntu and, removed its partition. During boot, it goes to the grub rescue menu. How the hell do I bypass this thing? My computer doesn't have a CD drive, so I can't reinstall from a ...
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Grub (debian) will not start in AHCI mode

I was running my Debian (Acer laptop) for quite some time without much trouble. However, when I started it recently I've got message: No bootable device - insert boot disk and press any key It ...
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grub error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'

I am getting the following grub error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'. Is there any way to fix this error? I can't boot into Debian because of this. Partitions: SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda) ...
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How to move positions of OSes in grub 2?

I installed multiple OSes on my PC. When the grub bootloader appears, I want the order to be different. How can I change that order?
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How to switch arch linux to lts kernel?

I'm running a headless server installation of arch linux. The high rate of kernel upgrades caused me some maintainance headache and I therefore wish to switch to the lts kernel. I already installed ...
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Linux + what are the steps use the oldest kernel version in place of the current

I have Linux red-hat 5 version I want to reboot the machine with the previous kernel - 2.6.18-408.el5 so I set the default to 1 but before I will reboot the machine to startup with the older kernel ...
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`isolcpus` kernel parameter has no effect on Ubuntu 16.04 desktop

I added the following line to /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash isolcpus=1,3" then ran sudo grub-update (and rebooted) but according to top processes are still being ...
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Edit /etc/passwd file from grub

I tried installing zsh on ubuntu ( 14.04). When I switched to zsh, I was unable to go into super user mode. If I do a su it asks for passwd and on entering the correct password, it says: Cannot ...
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How to prompt window for grub versions comparison after package updates

I am on Linux version 3.16.0-4-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 4.8.4 (Debian 4.8.4-1) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u4 (2015-09-19), it's the 8.4 release (jessie) I had the ...
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Kali Linux Installation Attempt, Stuck in Initramfs!

I tried to install Kali Linux today. Everything went well and the installation completed without any problems. Though now when I start my computer I am prompted into grub. My linux installation is ...
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usb_submit_urb(ctrl) failed: -1 Corsair k65 RGB keyboard

I recently purchased a Corsair k65 RGB keyboard. Of course it didn't work at first, but with an ckb-opensource driver I got everything working on my arch system. Everything went so well until I ...
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How to reconfigure grub on a backed up arch linux on a USB flash disk

i managed to back up my arch linux suing rsync : # rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} / /run/media/username/archlinux edited ...
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Trouble Boot repair

I had a problem with my grub, it didn't recognize my OS, I have installed windows, ubuntu and kali. I tried to use Boot repair in a ubuntu live cd as sudo chroot "/mnt/boot-sav/sda10" apt-get purge ...
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Centos 7 and Windows 10 Dual Boot Grub Not Saving Last Choice

I have a dual boot system with CentOS 7 and Win10. My install was totally vanilla (CentOS then Win10) and went fine. Everything is great except that grub does not appear to save my "last" choice ...
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Dual booting Oracle/RedHat Linux installations

I've searched for answers on this and it seems no one is dual booting two installations of Linux. It's all Linux vs Windows. I have a system with two hard drives in it. Both have Oracle Enterprise ...
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Colored horizontal lines when booting from GRUB

I have an annoying problem when I boot to windows from GRUB boot menu, I got always colored lines that disappear in seconds. I also tried to change my linux distro 3 times but I always get the same ...
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Stuck on grub rescue with no /boot directory?

Deleted a partition during Windows 7 installation. Now all I get is error: no such partition. Entering rescue mode.. grub rescue> I tried to look for /boot directory: grub rescue > ls ...
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How to add Windows to GRUB

I have my encrypted Archlinux installed on my SSD. Now I have one HDD with Windows installed. But in my GRUB just Archlinux is shown (no Wonder, because I just installed Windows on the other HDD, GRUB ...
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Are there any preventative measures I can take to preserve GRUB before I install Windows 10?

I'm about to install Windows 10 on my pc. I currently have Fedora 23 on it. I know when I install Windows, GRUB will get destroyed. Is there anything I can do beforehand to to make it so I just ...
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multi boot win 7 ubuntu 15.10 kali

this is my first time using grub and I am hitting a problem. I can't seem to install ubuntu in the manner I "think" I should AND added to that I get unusable space. Here's what I am doing could ...
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Kali can't boot with window 10

I want to do a full install on my usb drive(sdx) but when I was installing the grub on myusb it cant find my master system sda (window10) but it showed that the grub were installed.But when I boot ...
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Skip fsck at boot

I know it is not recommended, but is there a way to skip fsck checking the file system mounted at / if it was not cleanly unmounted? I want to do this in single instances, while or before booting. I ...
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grub --version command shows grub (GNU GRUB 0.97) ,but if I go to the /boot/grub folder I find grub.cfg which is the configuration file of grub-2

In su mode if i give the command Holmes ~ # grub --version grub (GNU GRUB 0.97) But when I go to the /boot/grub folder I find Holmes ~ # cd /boot/grub Holmes grub # ls device.map fonts ...
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Can I install grub2 on a flash drive to boot both BIOS and UEFI

Well, obviously I can, because all of the Linux distros are delivered as hybrid ISOs that can boot both BIOS and UEFI. The question is how? I had thought I could run grub-install twice: grub-install ...
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cannot edit grub after configuring password on Centos7 based efi

After configuring password to protect grub, when I enter password I never access to grub parameters. To explain, I have modified /etc/grub.d/10_linux cat << EOF set superusers=”root” password ...
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$sudo ls -l boot returns ls: cannot access root: No such file or directory

This relates to a problem with initramfs and trying to boot into my system. I have my drive encrypted(sdb5), so I have to enter a password to get to the login screen on Ubuntu 15.10 running on an ...
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Black screen in Ubuntu after grub

I recently bought a new pc: -i5 4460 -r9 390 -8gb ram I installed Windows 10 for gaming, but also I want a dual boot with Ubuntu for programming, education and others. So when i tried to install ...
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How can I make grub mount a drive with “rw”?

I have this in /boot/grub/grub.cfg menuentry 'Arch (on /dev/sda5)' --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option 'osprober-gnulinux-simple-aabbcc-dd-ee-fff-eeee' { insmod part_gpt ...
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Windows 10 missing from grub after Ubuntu update

So I updated Ubuntu to 14.04 a few days ago and I just noticed Windows 10 went missing from the grub menu options. I tried multiple variations of update-grub and tried using boot-repair, too, but ...
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Xubuntu boot loader not showing while triple boot xubuntu, mint and windows 8

Here is what I did 1. I had mint and windows 8 installed on my laptop and wanted to install xubuntu also. I converted my disk to basic and GPT as xubuntu installation wizard was not showing windows ...
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Dual-boot windows/debian, no boot menu?

I just installed (actually I did so three times today) debian on a separate partition in my Win10 laptop (Asus K46CB), but though the installation went smoothly, no OS selection menu comes up upon ...
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How to run kvm virtual machine with console? [duplicate]

When i run virsh start vm_name it boots in background. I want to access the grub while vm is booting. Is this possible to run virsh start vm_name with some kind of console? (I am using RHEL 6.5 on ...
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HDD virtualized to an image => grub error

I virtualized a linux ubuntu 14.04 distro, from a HDD to a VHD file but I get some grub issues that grub-repair can't fix. the error (while launching with virtualbox) is : error : file ...
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Blank 'Grub Boot Menu' when changing boot options

I was having the issue of a black screen on Ubuntu restart and startup. It seems like my monitor is somehow disconnected when I start Ubuntu because I get 'No Signal Detected'. I started following ...
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Boot from GhostBSD iso partition with grub

I have downloaded an ISO image of GhostBSD, now it can be burned on to a usb and can be directly booted from it. However I would like to burn it on to a partition of my hard disk and boot from it ...
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No grub after installing ubuntu 14 or mint 17

Today i just received a new internal hard Hard drive for my HP Elitebook 840 G2 So i installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the installation was successful then i rebooted and i see no grub and Ubuntu not ...
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How to fix “Failed to mount root filesystem - failed to open /dev/console” in RedHat after Cloning Disk

After cloning my HDD by Norton Ghost to a new one, I moved the new disk to new PC (with different hardware). In the new PC , I see this message at boot, as you see in this screenshot: What exactly ...
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Linux Plymouth splash screen works only recovery mode

We have a Jetway motherboard (embedded PC), and we've installed a minimal ubuntu 14.04 on it. After that we modified the system following these instructions: ...
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Migrating from dual boot to triple boot

In my current setup, I have Crucial MX200 SSD - Kali linux installed with grub bootloader, set as primary boot drive Corsair Neutron XT 960GB - Windows 7 Corsair Neutron XT 480GB - Shared data drive ...
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How does the grub efi loader find the correct grub.cfg and boot directory?

As I understand it, the uefi bios loads grub.efi from the efi partition. This now loads a bunch of grub modules and the configuration file from the /boot directory. But how does grub find the correct ...
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A TUNE to add to the /etc/default/grub file

I want to hear something immediately before the grub screen appears. I changed the following line in /etc/default/grub: #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1" by just removing the "#", so it looks like: ...
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grub-legacy not booting default

I'm running a Debian server on a hosted service where I have no webbased console access to the computer. I needed to upgrade the installation and also the kernel, but after reboot 2.6 kernel is still ...
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How to configure RAID 1 from Recovery Mode?

I have a server is composed from two HDD 1500 GB SATA (/dev/sda and /dev/sdb), one of this have failed and server is in recovery mode. I want to fix it, first I made a backup of the important ...
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Grub Recovery at Boot

So I'm not exactly sure what happened but when I went to start my computer today, it failed to boot and the only thing on the screen is a command line with "Grub recovery". I tried to repair what ...
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Has my Debian 7 been broken yet? How can I repair?

after I updated Intel Graphics Driver for my Debian 7 (i686), I found that I can not open root terminal and file system. So I tried to open xterm terminal to install the Backport of Intel Graphics ...
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How can I repair my Ubuntu installation?

I was in the process of switching from Ubuntu to FreeBSD. I made some changes to my bios: Supporting legacy menu options. When I restarted my computer I got a CMI saying, error: no such partition. ...
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Mysterious 8 second delay in boot after grub

I have installed Fedora 23 (KDE spin) on an HP Prodesk mini 600 G2. There is one problem I can't quite figure out, though: after grub comes up, and I press enter on any kernel to boot, the screen goes ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software RAID with LVM install won't boot on bare metal

If I setup a VirtualBox guest with two 30 GB virtual hard disks and follow the following steps, the result will be a fully functional, booting operating system: Boot Ubuntu 14.04 Server install CD ...
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How is the Grub command “save_env” supposed to work?

I'm trying to modify grubenv from within Grub. According to the documentation this should work by using the command save_env. Unfortunately I can't get it to work. I would like to change the value ...
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Where is GPT bootloader located?

According to GUID specification: First sector of hard drive is reserved (MBR compatibility) and not touched, sector 1-34 contain entries which contain partitions. Sector 35 is the 1st sector of 1st ...