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OS on USB works only on PC, where it was installed, but does not on others

I installed the complete ParrotOS on USB, so I can boot from it on every PC (I know about Live + Persistence storage, but that’s boring). The USB with ParrotOS installed boots only on the PC where ...
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Can't boot kali linux first time (dual boot) UTMP; TMDS & ACPI errors

After installing (which I have done 15 times over and over so far, with different installers) I don't know anymore what to do. With normal booting in kali (no extra GRUB parameters) I get the ...
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GRUB still seeing Ubuntu after formatting in Kali installation. How to proper configure boot?

I recently formatted my Ubuntu hard disk to install Kali on it. I formatted the entire hard disk through the Kali installation process. Now, my pc boots to "GNU GRUB Version 2.02" with "grub>" command ...
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Can't boot Kali with UEFI Stuck at grub-rescue

I had Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop and just decided to try Kali. I downloaded Kali Linux 64 Bit and installed it using a live USB. Everything looked fine during the installation but I think I messed up ...
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new kali installation (EFI), I can't start on kali OS without the “super grub 2” usb key

I got a new computer. This computer works before with a multi boot (ubuntu OS, kali OS and windows OS). I wanted to erase all datas for install only a Kali linux OS (no multi boot, just only Kali). ...
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Dual boot Kali and Mint. Want to use Grub of Mint

TL;DR; I want to use Linux Mint GRUB instead of Kali Linux. Is there a way to disable the GRUB of Kali Linux and used GRUB of Linux Mint? Linux Mint GRUB is installed on a separate partion (/dev/...
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Multibooting Grub with shared /boot one distro uses Grub 1, the other Grub 2

I have a set up like so: - sda1 /boot (shared) - sda5 (Kali: luks encrypted LVM) - home /home - root / - swap swap - sda6 (Qubes(xen): luks encrypted LVM) - root / - swap swap - ... (a ...
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not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0 0)

I had a windows10 and Manjaro on my laptop and everything was Ok. last day I've installed Kali Linux in another partition. It has installed correctly and it works fine. But the problem is when I want ...
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Install grub on Windows 7 partition within Kali Linux

I cant boot from the hard drive where my windows partition is located. I installed kali linux on my second drive and after that I couldnt boot into my Windows 7 drive. I tried to do it with boot menu ...
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Windows 10 UEFI does not allow Grub boot (Kali install)

I am trying to get dual-boot to work. I followed these instructions exactly: https://docs.kali.org/installation/dual-boot-kali-with-windows I have also tried manually setting up the partitions (i am ...
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GRUB stops at initramfs while booting KALI from ISO image in USB

Here where I am trying to do. USB Stick Boots to -> GRUB Loader -> GRUB boots one of many ISO files on the USB into LIVE mode. Here is my directory structure which is really simple MULTIBOOT(...
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How can I prevent update-grub from overwriting existing bootloader?

I use openSUSE Tumbleweed as my primary distribution, and Kali Linux as my secondary distribution in my laptop. I installed Kali Linux first; after that, I installed Tumbleweed which removed Kali ...
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Live USB version of Kali Linux GRUB issues

I have installed kali linux on a 32GB USB drive, and i have a 9GB partition for persistence. Also, the Macbook Pro i am running Kali on requires the AMD GPU to be disabled, so i am using this guide ...
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Wrong grub after installing Kali over Ubuntu

I had Ubuntu 16.04. I created a Kali USB live. I boot on this USB and install Kali on an encrypted LVM. At the end of the install guide, I don't get the option to install Grub (as it is probably ...
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Boot Kali Linux through a image in a partition

What I want: I want to multiboot windows 10 and Kali Linux without touching the partiton table, so I am trying to install Kali Linux in a .img located in my existing windows partitions. Then I will ...
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Will installing kali linux automatically add a grub bootloader even if I already have it?

I have a Windows 10 and Ubuntu dual boot on my laptop, I'd like to turn it into a triple boot with kali linux, the fact is I already have grub as the ubuntu installer added it. After a bit of ...
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GRUB terminal instead of logon screan

I just installed kali linux on one of my machines. It is suposed to dual boot with windows. I had done this before without any problems but this time when i select kali from the boot menu it comes up ...
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rEFInd does not find Windows 7

I recently installed Kali Linux to enable me to dual boot between Kali and Windows 7. I had to install Kali in UEFI mode, because that was the only thing that worked. Windows 7 however, is not ...
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Manually adding Windows 7 to Kali Grub List

I recently installed Kali Linux on my windows 7 computer with the intention of being able to double boot. When I installed Kali, I had to install it in UEFI mode, because that was the only thing that ...
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Change grub menu text

I am using Kali Linux and I changed my grub background image by editing the /etc/default/grub file, after that I updated the grub. But now when I boot the PC the line to boot Kali says 'Ubuntu' ...
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How to make a portable Kali flash drive? NOT LIVE

I've recently discovered an interesting problem that makes it impossible / very difficult to install Kali onto a flash drive. When you finish the Kali installation, GRUB will be installed as well (...
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What happens if I skip the boot loader installation?

During my Kali Linux installation, I have the option to skip the boot loader installation. If I don't install GRUB boot loader during installation what state will my computer be in, and what can I do ...
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How to change the “GNU GRUB version x.xx” Title

I modified my grub menu and I am almost satisfied with it right now. I used Rufus to put Kali Linux on my USB, then I made EFI/Boot in the root of the drive so that I can boot using UEFI. Is there ...
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No Windows after installing Kali

Yesterday I installed Kali, however, after the install had finished there were no bootable operating systems. Neither my Windows 10 or Kali would launch. After reading around I found a repair boot, ...
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My Debian /proc/cmdline gets reset every time I restart

Every time I restart my computer (running Kali Linux), the /proc/cmdline file gets reset, and reconfigures the root to /dev/sdb1, which leads to the boot failing (as /dev/sdb1 does not exist), and so ...
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Triple booting two linux distros and windows 10

Ok, I have looked around and not seen a dupe of this question. I have also looked online and really have not found a sufficient answer. I am finishing an associates degree, and am basically needing ...
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Windows 10 is not showing in grub2 after kali-linux install

I've got Windows and Ubuntu installed. After turning off secure boot and selecting legacy boot mode, I proceeded with installation of Kali Linux from the flash drive. During the installation I have ...
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Installed GRUB in legacy mode, how do I reinstall it in EFI mode?

I recently installed Kali on my Win 10 machine. Win 10 boots in EFI. I don't know how, but I somehow managed to install grub in legacy mode. Now I always have to switch between legacy and EFI in the ...
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Can't boot Fedora from Kali's Grub

I've had Windows 10 and Fedora 24 installed, dual-booting, and it has been fine, but I just installed Kali in the remaining 200 GB, and the bootloader it installed can't boot Fedora. If I go into my ...
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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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Can't solve grub rescue problem?

I installed kali 1.0.9a-amd64 a month ago on dual boot with windows 7,I created 4 partitions from it, one swap one /home one /boot and one / yesterday I wanted to free another partition from windows ...
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System fails to boot after Linux installation

I have installed kali linux. But when I try to boot I receive the following message as shown in the figure: May be because of wrong GRUB configuration. How can it be fixed?
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Grub not showing windows

So I decided to dual boot kali linux and windows 8. I follow the tuts in here http://docs.kali.org/installation/dual-boot-kali-with-windows But when everything is done and I reboot, grub not showing ...
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How can let grub boot Kali directly instead of giving me a command line on boot?

I Installed Kali Linux 2.0 64bit (full version) using USB device in dual-boot with Windows 10, done without error if I remember well. My device is an Asus TP300LA (UEFI), enabled CSM in bios, and ...
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GRUB unable to detect Windows 10 using Boot-Repair

I have been using Windows 8.1 and Kali Linux 3.14 for a while. But upgrading to Windows 10 resulted in installation of MBR instead of GRUB. As I usually do, I used the Boot-Repair Bootable USB to ...
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Can't boot to Kali Linux [duplicate]

I have installed the operating system successfully on my laptop that has Windows 8.1 pre-installed. (With this guide) After restarting the computer, Windows 8.1 loaded instead of grub bootloader, so ...
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Kali Linux Live (Try before installation) won't install GRUB or LILO

I want to install Kali Linux but the original installation makes my PC hot. I use cpufreq-selector -f 1000000 to cool down my PC, but when I use the live option, GRUB or LILO won't install. Do I have ...
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How to boot kali from native usb [duplicate]

Last night I made a kali linux usb. Now this isn't the live usb I literally installed kali on the drive. I did this from my desktop which meant naturally I had to install the grub for my boot loader. ...
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having trouble installing Kali Linux on GRUB

Does anyone know the specific steps on installing Kali Linux through the grub bootloader. I have what should be a kali linux bootable usb and I'm trying to install it on a Lenovo 64-bit intel laptop ...
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Recover Windows 8 after installing Kali Linux (GRUB)

I've installed Kali Linux over Windows 8; Kali is installed in a separate ext4 partition (sda2) and Windows in sda1. Now GRUB is not finding Windows 8 on startup! I can see Windows 8 with the os-...
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How to install Kali linux on to a specific (existing) partition on a USB stick

I'm endeavoring to put Kali linux onto a USB stick - I know it's already written up, but I'd like to use only a portion of the total space (the aforementioned link will use the entire drive space). ...
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GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk

I was trying to install Kali Linux from a live USB to an 1TB external hard disk. At first I was unable to boot the live USB with my H2O Insyde BIOS. Then I converted my pen drive partition table to ...
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Installing Kali Linux dual boot Windows 8

I have Windows 8 currently installed on my computer I created a 350gb partition. I removed secure boot and enabled legacy boot sources, I booted into a live environment, installed Kali, everything ...
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Kali Linux + WIndows 8 - Cleared my master boot record, can't access Win 8

I'm not a linux power user by any measure and managed to screw up my MBR. Currently I have access to Kali linux, and GRUB is working fine (Kali installed without problems.) While installing Kali it ...