Questions tagged [grub]

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Fedora boot menu doesn't show itself entry fix

I am trying to customize grub but when i update it i get only windows and bios settings, but in the loading screen i normally see fedora, fedora older kernel and fedora rescue options Also in the ...
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Bug warning with aptitude upgrade #1019855 & #1019564

I try to upgrade a Debian Bullseye but I get an anxious warning message : % sudo aptitude upgrade Resolving dependencies... The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-5.10.0-18-...
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Update broke my external display settings - Kali

I made the mistake of thinking that Kali can safely be upgraded with "apt upgrade". Clearly it can not! After reboot my external display looked like an old VGA monitor. I have googled this a ...
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How to add boot sector to Seagate Video HDD

The internal HDD in my Inspiron 1525 laptop isn’t working so I am trying to install Arch on an external HDD, namely a Seagate Video 3.5 HDD. I created a DOS partition table of an ext2 boot partition, ...
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Solus/Windows 10 dual boot stopped working, not automatically fixed by GRUB

I had a system setup to dual boot Windows 10 with Solus Linux; however, after some trouble with one of my secondary drives (ended up removing it, Windows worked fine without it for a time), attempting ...
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Opensuse loads to grub command line after restart

I have restarted my computer and now Opensuse does not load, instead it goes to grub. I have grub 2.06 and opensuse 14.1. I have been trying to follow this answer but cannot get it working with ...
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where is grub configured in ubuntu 10.04?

I have an old Ubuntu computer coming in later today, and I suspect that I have to change some parameters of the grub configuration. I'm not sure if it is grub or grub2. I have a VM of the system, but ...
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Cannot boot into Debian, OpenSUSE Tumbleweed: infinite turning off and on

I tried installing both Debian and OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, but didn't manage to boot in either of those. Basically, here's what happens, when I turn on PC to boot from hard drive: Turn on PC Monitor ...
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Cannot boot into windows after installing Fedora

I had a PC with a Windows and Ubuntu dual boot. Same disk with 2 paritions of 500GB each. I decided to install Fedora instead of Ubuntu. So I downloaded project Nobara and installed it. During the ...
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Updating Ubuntu 20.4 to 22.4

When i rebooted after the upgrade to Ubuntu 22.4 it still shows 20.4 in the startup like the grub did not update. Also firefox web browser will not connect even though it shows internet is available. ...
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Boot Windows from Shell Script in Linux, Without Waiting for Grub Timeout

I want to write a shell script to boot into windows without waiting the normal grub timeout.The command mustn't change grub-timeout from its default value, as I still want to choose Linux or Windows ...
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grub menu will not load repeatedly what is highlighted

In my multiboot system the grub menu is set to "save last used OS ". Such selection is indicated by highlighting the text. (Since grub menu is shown BEFORE the OS is working it cannot be ...
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Failed to boot after installing dracut on Ubuntu 22.04 with zfs file system

I installed (sudo apt install dracut, did not change any configuration files) dracut on my Ubuntu 22.04 and rebooted. Now I get the message dracut: FATAL: Don't know hot to handle 'root=ZFS=rpool/ROOT/...
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How to reset /boot partition

I have a bootable USB, which has Ubuntu 20.04 installed in it. Yesterday I tried to make it dual boot with Arch Linux and kinda successfully made it. At first, I installed Arch Linux with the boot ...
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grub terminal mode crashes laptop

Since today my work laptop (Dell Precision 7560 + LUKS + archlinux) refuses to boot. Here's what happens: I'm prompted to enter my passphrase the encrypted slot opens and the laptop powers off the ...
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How to enable 'devices' controller support in grub?

I am running ubuntu 22.04 with virt-manager installed, when I run virt-host-manager I get QEMU: Checking for cgroup 'cpuset' controller support : PASS QEMU: Checking for ...
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does grub-set-default do nothing without GRUB_DEFAULT=saved?

I'm dual-booting windows 11 with debian 11, and was trying to set the default grub choice at boot from the latter to the former. Looking around, I found grub-reboot, which the manual said only set the ...
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Update-grub gives me a syntax error

Whenever I try to update my grub, it gives me a syntax error: Generating grub configuration file ... Found theme: /boot/grub/themes/dedsec/theme.txt Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-linux Found initrd ...
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error: disk 'lvmid/(uuid)' not found. Entering rescue mode…

I'm using an encrypted lvm system. I upgraded to xubuntu 22.04. The problem was, that my wi-fi card was not recognized. By trying to solve this problem I found that I couldn't upgrade to kernel 5.15 ...
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Grub Bootloader does not detects Windows Bootable USB

I have Arch currently installed on my machine. For some reason I want to install Windows 10 (clean install no dual boot). I have a bootable USB made through dd command. But everytime I restart and ...
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Deleted partition on dual Linux boot, booted to grub

I need to avoid data / OS loss on a dual laptop where I am unexpectedly booting into GRUB after a disk operation. I have a machine with an Ubuntu-like distro and until a moment ago Xubuntu. The ...
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Booting problem with tpm

I have a problem booting my fedora 36 (in version 35 the same thing happens to me and I have tried to reinstall from 0 with the same result). When I boot the grub I get this error. error ..... tpm.c:...
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Booting into a USB flashed with any ISO gives me a grub command line instead

Good day to everyone reading this. -Quick briefing of the problem: I had LMDE 5 installed on my machine, and I later replaced it with Pop_OS (my current OS) Today, I tried getting back to LMDE 5, and ...
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GRUB command line. Have to boot manually

Somehow my grub got corrupted while updating my Pop!_OS System. I rewrote the partition, grub-install, boot-repair, I tried anything. Well, I can boot by typing the following lines. set prefix=(hd1,...
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Grub error occured?

I just upgraded my parrot OS using the command line. And when I restarted the pc this error occurred : Symbol ‘grub disk native sectors’ not found. I have tried set command to solve this issue but ...
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How to make permenant changes in grub manager?

had 2 Linux distros on my machine(oldest: mint mate 20.3 and the newest Debian 11) I formatted the Debian partition in Mint when I reboot the machine Debian I see grub CLI and can't make permanent ...
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How to update the Grub list on the Guix OS?

I installed the Guix OS in a partition of my HDD for testing, alongside my daily OS partition. Now the previous grub is overwritten and my daily distro is not accessible anymore. I didn't found "...
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Unable to boot into Ubuntu after Windows 10 reinstall

After reinstalling Windows 10, I am now unable to boot into Ubuntu 22.04. The message displayed right after the boot failure is: Right afterwards, I entered maintenance mode and typed journalctl -xb ...
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NVME SSD fails to appear after reboot, but OK after power cycle (resume failure)

I have recently upgraded my xubuntu system from version 21.10 to 22.04. The upgrade went smoothly (no obvious errors) but my system now fails to reboot/restart. I have to power cycle it and then it ...
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Debian bootloader is overlapping USB UEFI image

I've recently decided to swap Windows for Debian on my notebook, so i began installing a non-free drivers-ready ISO from a bootable USB. When i went to check back on the installation, the screen was ...
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How can I make grub changes permanent?

I removed a drive a few weeks ago and as part of the process I freed up a number of partitions on my OS drive. Whenever my machine starts I'm taken to the grub recovery. I am able to make it into my ...
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Missing Windows in Grub after installing Ubuntu

I removed Linux Mint and fresh installed Ubuntu alongside my pre-installed Windows 7 Professional (kept as backup in case my Linux fails and because my family does not know how to use Linux), but ...
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Ubuntu freeze and restarts after update from 20.04 to 22.04

I was upgrading Ubuntu from 20.04 to 22.04 via Terminator terminal, and after some time I wanted to split terminal to do some work while upgrade is working on the other part of terminal. When I split ...
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Can't boot any live usb after partition mess, vmlinuz not found

I've tried installing many different distros on an old laptop that originally had Windows. Everything worked fine until I mistakenly overwrote one on the windows partition and possibly also had no ...
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How to create a swap partition after instalation

I am running endeavourOS and I want to create a swap partition, I have already installed the OS but did not choose swap when I installed the OS. I tried to shrink a partition to make it into a swap ...
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GRUB2 Multi-Linux Dual Boot (Secure Boot & shimx64.efi)

I am attempting to create an ultimate USB Stick that will contain 2 Linux Distros, Windows and a Plethora of ISOs. So far I have installed Windows, Ubuntu and Fedora Silverblue to a disk (I've been ...
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Start different sysyemd services depending on the selected grub option

I am relatively new to grub and I was wondering is it possible to make a grub boot option which would start a systemd service. For example, let's say I want to use my PC both as a server and a desktop,...
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Getting Linux working on ChromeOS Flex on older devices

I installed ChromeOS Flex on my late 2008 Macbook. Unfortunately I cannot enable Linux mode yet. These threads on reddit (1 and 2) that suggest changing ChromeOS Flex to developer mode would fix it. ...
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Booting into Xen with grub2-mkconfig 2.03 on centos8 x86_64

Linux localhost.localdomain 4.18.0-394.el8.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 31 16:19:11 UTC 2022 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux grub2-mkconfig (GRUB) 2.03 On my centos8, I have installed centos-release-...
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Grub: boot from CD-ROM, then continue booting from SD card?

My question is related to Grub: boot with USB key, then continue booting from SD card? besides I am trying to create a grub iso file that I will later burn to a CD and this should be the way that I am ...
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Recovering non booting system, probably due to power failure

I cycled the power on my Void Linux install when Firefox froze and would not respond to sigterm (poweroff command was hanging too). After doing this the computer (Thinkpad X220) no longer boots, it ...
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((GRUB @ Debian 11) : dual boot with Windows 7) @ ((UEFI + GPT) SSD)

I followed the official instructions on how to correctly build a dual-boot system from scratch: https://wiki.debian.org/DualBoot/Windows : UEFI + GPT Solves Everything If your machine comes with UEFI,...
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cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1. Check your device.map

this is my disk configure: # hlsblk -F NAME FSTYPE FSVER LABEL UUID FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINTS loop0 squashfs 4.0 ...
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Who creates EFI partition on a UEFI system?

Who creates EFI partition on a UEFI system and keep the grub exe there? Is that the OS Distro has this directory and later mounted while a first time installation on the UEFI machine?
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Saved GRUB Customizer and now can't access fedora

I have dual booted my computer with Fedora 36 and Windows. I wanted to change the boot order on my computer and so I installed GRUB customizer on Fedora. GRUB Customizer did not show all of my OSs, as ...
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"Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda" fatal error when reinstall ubuntu

I have recently tried to reinstall Ubuntu to my Lenovo X1 Carbon but I'm getting the following issues (all my data is backed up): I tried installing ubuntu from live disk. I selected "reinstall&...
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Not a regular file, you need to load the kernel first - mkusb

I'm using mkusb to make an install of TinyCoreLinuxPlus. I used mkusb-dus, selected the option for a persistent live drive, chose my coreplus.iso file, and cloned to the drive as usual. However, ...
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Black screen with just a mouse pointer after boot, Kali linux (impossible to get a shell)

I have let my laptop with kali linux, but there is a power cut and before i have been remove the battery of my laptop after a problem, and when i want to access to my kali linux i can't, my pc boot ...
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Dualboot : Install Win10 alongside Debian, not the opposite

I have Linux Debian installed on my laptop for some years (HDD0, sda). I just added a 2nd hard drive that holds Win10 (HDD1, sdb) I would like to setup a dualboot with these 2 OS. I found tons of ...
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Can't boot into GRUB (Win 11 and Linux installed on separate drives)

I have a Lenovo P330 Thinkstation. This SSD it shipped with runs Win 11. I wanted to experiment with Linux, so I installed an M.2 SSD and put first Mint and and then Ubuntu on it. I booted via GRUB....
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