Questions tagged [grub]

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How to remove grub bootloader without formatting disk

I have windows 10 20H2 on disk0 and Kali Linux on disk1. I use grub bootloader but now I am not using Linux much so I want to remove disk1 that has grub installed on it but if I try to remove the disk ...
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Error with two grubs on same partition

So lately I have some problem and I was unable to fix it, so I reinstalled my kali on the same partition with wipe. But now I have a grub error /boot/grub/i-386-pc/normal.mod not found and I can't ...
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Dual boot Linux and FreeBSD through Grub

I am trying to install Slackware Linux and FreeBSD on a single disk. I have installed both the systems. I have also installed grub in MBR through Linux but it has found only Slackware Linux and not ...
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Option to automatically shutdown at GRUB without user input?

I have a laptop that dual boots Arch and Windows 10. My boot select is set to a GRUB screen where I'm given a few seconds to change my selection (default is Arch) until it boots to a LUKS unlock ...
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unable to remove partition

I was using Linux Mint for a days. Now, I am going to try Linux Fedora. So, I have bootable USB drive. Now, I need a partition where I can setup Linux Fedora. You notice that I have a "free ...
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linux disk have got empty after fixing grub rescue error

Look at this question. I was having grub-rescue error when I was updating windows. I don't know how I solved that issue. I was doing lot of things when I was in live USB(I think answer of that ...
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Grub rescue error

I was using Linux mint and windows 10 together(in different partitions). Few months I was using freely. Today I got a message in windows 10(new updates available or shutdown and update) then, I ...
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I installed Ubuntu yesterday and it shut down, when I turned it on again a GNU GRUB menu came up

This is the menu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu with Unetbootin, when I installed it in a separate partition it worked fine, when I did apt update and then upgrade I disconnected it from the ...
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EFI Installation of Devuan Beowulf?

I have switched to a new computer and tried to install Beowulf 3.1.0 in a pure-EFI setting. I have tried installing on a SATA SSD as well as a a m.2 PCIe SSD. Originally, the plan was a dual boot ...
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Configuring GRUB in a USB debootstrap environment

I run Debian Testing on a Dell Latitude E5450. I created a USB environment with debootstrap following the instructions posted here, and here. As per those instructions (and others), I mounted my ...
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error: ‘grub_disk_get_size’ not found

I am using dual boot with sony vaio laptop with windows 8.1 and Debian 10. After installing debian, i didnt use windows at all. today I boot into windows and when I am done,I reboot. i get the error ...
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Linux boot process

OS: GNU + Linux Boot partition: /dev/sda1 After the MBR makes its decision on which is the active partition (boot partition), it gives control to the Kernel Boot Loader, generally GRUB, to load the ...
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Recover broken ubuntu image

I created a .gz archive of a disk image (Ubuntu 18.04) of one of my virtual servers with the following command: dd if=/dev/sdb | gzip -1 - | pv | ssh user@ip dd of=/home/user/sdb.gz While unpacking ...
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two linux installations .. 2 grubs i want the original back

I cannot install grub to my original kdeneon after a second aux Linux install for an Ardour boot. (it likes other settings). Most instructions say to sudo grub-install /dev/sda However, i don't have ...
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Error processing package linux-image-amd64

I have this error since a couple of month after each upgrade > master@vps726152:~$ sudo apt autoremove > Reading package lists... Done > Building dependency tree > Reading ...
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Weird behavior with GRUB when booting from Windows 10

I just installed Ubuntu Budgie alongside Windows 10. All works perfectly expect one thing: If I reboot from Ubuntu I get to the GRUB menu, that's ok. But if I am on Windows and reboot from there I get ...
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GRUB alternative for LUKS2 with Argon2ID support

It seems that the even the most recent version of GRUB2 doesn't support LUKS2 with the PBKDF Argon2ID (source). The Raspberry Pi bootloader for instance fully supports this new hashing function. Is ...
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Why grub for efi is still installed on fat32?

Isn't fat32 a deprecated filesystem format? Why does grub for efi booting is still required to be installed on a fat32 partition?
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dracut: can I boot without a root filesystem?

Using dracut, is there a way that I can create an initramfs image that will boot without a root filesystem specified (that is, without a root= on the kernel command line)? When I try specifying an ...
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Cant boot back into Win7 after PopOS boot

in trying to dual boot my Win7 with PopOS, heres a walk-through of what ive done . from win7, partitioned my C drive into a 20gb partition(D) to burn the PopOS iso into and boot from it(used ...
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Keyboard indicator lights appear after resuming from suspend

I used ubuntu 16 in my Sony Vaio SVE14133CVW for the past 3-4 years and it worked well. Just recently, I decided to install Mint 20 Mate. One problem that I faced was the keyboard stopped working when ...
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How to install encrypted Debian/Mint on external drive and not overwrite internal ubuntu's grub?

I would like to install new encrypted debian or mint on external flash disk while already having windows and ubuntu installed in dual boot on internal drives. For booting I use ubuntu's grub on ...
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UEFI boot via grubx64.efi: does it support http linux kernel in grub.cfg?

When boot a UEFI machine with bootx64.efi(and grubx64.efi in turn) via appropriate DHCP configuration, is it possible to config the grub.cfg with http linux kernel like the following? menuentry 'xxx' {...
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How to update pci.ids in initrd

I am trying to make my network card work during a CentOS 7 PXE installation. Using inst.dd with the involved rpms/isos does nothing at all, so I was trying to follow CentOS 7.6 - Initrd.img not ...
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Is it possible to install Debian installer to a PC with basically no I/O?

I thought about something interesting. I have a Celeron 847 2GB DDR3 laptop with UEFI. It's USB ports are broken and due to certain circumstances I can't setup a PXE boot server over Ethernet or ...
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PopOS Bootloader not providing option to boot into Windows

I have installed Windows on my system's primary nVme drive, and PopOS on the second sata drive on my system, I was hoping to be able to use grub to boot between my Windows and PopOS install (Instead ...
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I have to put the commands below each time in grub command line to be able to boot

These are the commands that i have to put each time to be able to boot to my PC set prefix=(hd2,gpt2)/boot/grub set prefix=(hd2,gpt2) insmod linux insmod normal normal after entering the last ...
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Can't figure out how to boot from sd card using GNU GRUB

I tried to install kubuntu on my laptop (Acer Spin) and got an error of "unable to install GRUB" occurred and I had to restart the computer. I tried to turn it back on and use a new flash of ...
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Blank Screen on Boot After Running `update-initramfs`

Basically I ran update-initramfs and now my system won’t boot anymore. Pretty much a noob to desktop Linux. I’m using the latest PureOS which seems to be based on Debian Buster. I started off trying ...
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Dock/Taskbar Shortcuts to switch between OS

I'd like to try to figure out a way to create a single click icon to go on my Pop OS dock and Windows 10 taskbar that, when clicked, immediately restarts into the opposite OS. I'm trying to slim down ...
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I cannot select a GRUB option because of buggy keyboard inputs

Problem I want to start Ubuntu in recovery mode because it won't boot normally. I have three options in my GRUB selection screen: If I press the down arrow on my keyboard, the selection moves all the ...
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How do I add network driver to GRUB?

I need to add network driver to GRUB. I tried to follow this manual provided by GNU but it only says Although GRUB is a disk-based boot loader, it does provide network support. To use the network ...
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How to add network card driver to GRUB?

Disclaimer: I'm a newb and I need step by step guide. Thanks! I have installed GRUB to a USB using this guide and it boots to GRUB 2.02. The problem is that the GRUB cannot detect my network card. I ...
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How to install grub to empty disk from ubuntu liveCD

Disclaimer: I'm a newb and I need step by step guide. Thanks! I want to first install grub without OS, since it will boot from ISO file off the local network storage. I'm booted into a liveCD (I can't ...
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How to write proper grub command when to install multiple os with archlinux?

There are two disk on my pc,windows and debian already installed in /dev/sdb,/dev/sda left for archlinux.Show all my script during archlinux installation. mount /dev/sda1 /mnt swapon /dev/sda2 ...
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Grub can't get file system ext4

Grub can't find and get some file system e.g. ext4, xfs, module upon booting the edited grub configuration How to get it, where is this .mod files to be put for grub?
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GRUB rescue not working. Shows unknown file system for all partitions

I've tried to install Kali Linux along with a Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10. First install was perfect,but I'm getting thrown into GRUB rescue now. All partitions are showing file system unknown,even in ...
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GRUB booting issue

I have arch and Ubuntu and windows 10 installed on my system. I had installed Ubuntu before arch hence I already had the grub menu offered by the Ubuntu. But after installing I can see another ...
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Incorrect password in Kali Linux

I have my Kali Linux and Windows dual booted. It had been a few days since I logged in to my Kali Linux but when I tried to login today, it says my password is incorrect. It was working fine before. I ...
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Can't boot to Windows 10 via grub loader after installing POP Linux 20.10

I had a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.4. I had a problem with Ubuntu not working with my Presonus Audobox so I installed POP 20.10 over /dev/sda6 where Ubuntu was. Now POP linux loads and I ...
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Can't boot into windows after switching Ubuntu versions

I have two separate hard drives, one with a windows 10 installation and one with an ubuntu 16.04 installation. The grub menu would load normally, and I was able to use both partitions. Today I decided ...
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Arch ─ 'grub-install: error: efibootmgr failed to register the boot entry: No such file or directory'

My Current Situation I'm trying to install Arch Linux following this tutorial: https://youtu.be/PQgyW10xD8s?t=1476 (URL at current time). As he did, I created the /boot/EFI directory and mounted the ...
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Cannot boot into GRUB menu after installing and uninstalling Windows 10

I was using Kali Linux as a primary operating system with dual boot with windows 10 using GRUB. Unfortunately windows 10 failed and I had to reinstall it again. After re-installation, I was not able ...
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Cannot set EFI variable Boot0000. No space left on device

I have a dual-boot of Debian 9 with the grub bootloader that I'm trying to upgrade to Debian 10. The steps I've taken so far are going through are here. The step it failed on was after I updated and ...
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Grub: Found Image on wrong partition

My PC has 3 Partions: /dev/mmcblk0p1 - EFI /dev/mmcblk0p2 - Ubilinux (Debian) /dev/mmcblk0p3 - Ubuntu 20.04 Ubuntu is the newest I have installed. I've installed on ubuntu a custom kernel with this ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Hyper-V stuck at grub

I have small knowledge about working linux/ubuntu server. I had a problem with my current server provider. And for 1 reason, i pick up my latest server backup, which he gave me as .vhdx file (145GB). ...
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Grub rescue appears, no Windows disk

Also posted to Microsoft Support Forums and Dell Support Forums: I once tried dualbooting all my other Windows installations with Ubuntu. However, there was some compications when the Gnu grub ...
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grub - error: no such device on all disks/partitions

In an environment with Solaris 11.4 the S.O is not able to boot. I've research this problem other blogs and all them say to set the root and prefix for a appropriate partition after check the correct ...
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System bootorder not found -

I tried to install Linux Mint Cinnamon on my Acer laptop, but after the installation there comes up a grub bootloader screen with this text. https://ibb.co/P9r0hpw So what can I do? It's now enough ...
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grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of 10.0.0.1:/export/host1

I boot a diskless debian linux (ubuntu 20.04) via pxe and nfs. All works fine and I can boot my host. When I run an apt upgrde I get an error message /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: failed to get ...

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