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Linux Mint 18 was installed on an Intel NUC5i7RYH computer. That PC has a hardware problem so I moved the Samsung EVO 960 SSD to a new NUC7i7BNK, but the second NUC does not boot from the EVO SSD. It does see it in the BIOS as a boot device, and I can boot from an Live USB Flash Drive with Linux Mint installed. How can I boot the second NUC from the EVO SSD?

  • old nuc Nuc5i7RYH to new nuc NUC7i7BNK – user163169 Jan 14 at 14:28
  • this fixed my problem sudo apt-add-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair boot-repair – user163169 Jan 14 at 19:18
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    So, you added boot-repair from its PPA launchpad.net/~yannubuntu/+archive/ubuntu/boot-repair, ran sudo apt-get update, installed boot-repair, and then ran boot-repair so it would boot with an i7 CPU. Sounds like you could turn that into an answer other folks could use. Comments can't format as well as a Question or Answer, as you see above; make sure to add two spaces after the end of each line to force a newline for formatting purposes when creating an Answer. – K7AAY Jan 14 at 19:31
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This fixed my problem. I installed and ran boot-repair.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair 
boot-repair
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