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Linux Live CD crash after GRUB selection

I'm running on a fairly old HP Pavilion x360 - 13-a110dx (ENERGY STAR) with the newest BIOS firmware available. It has Intel HD 5500 graphics and 4 GB RAM. I'm currently trying to install ANY linux ...
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How to Install Linux without CD/USB

I have a machine with no CD/DVD drive. I do not own a USB. This device has only 32gigs of memory. I have a Kali iso that I want to install on it. The notebook currently runs on Debian. Any ideas on ...
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Install grub using Slitaz x64

I try to install Slitaz x64 (slitaz-rolling-core64.iso) on a VirtualBox VM using this manual. What I have done is I created one disk in a DOS MBR having ext4 and bootable flag. I differ to the ...
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Cant preseed grub-installer/bootdev

I would like to install ubuntu to smallest hdd in my computer system config via preseed. It works fine but when smaller hdd not /dev/sda(eg /dev/sdb) i have an error "Executing 'grub-install/dev/sda' ...
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What is causing my EFI partition to become corrupt when booting CentOS after installation?

I am attempting to install the latest CentOS 7.5 x64 on small form factor PC ASUS Eee Box EB1037. It is an Intel Celeron J1900 (Bay Trail) with an onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M. The installtion media ...
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Is there a way to install GRUB to sdb on an install from USB on RHEL 6?

I'm doing an installation of RHEL 6 using a USB drive. It works great, but every time I want to use the computer, I have to have the USB inserted. On the installation, the USB is sda and the target ...
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Grub-install error: disk 'crpytouuid/<uuid>' not found

I followed fdiblen's guide on Arch Linux Installation with a Fully encrypted disk and Btrfs filesystem that uses cryptsetup. I'm at the bootloader stage where I'm trying to grub-install with these ...
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Stuck at “Welcome to grub! grub is loading” when trying to install GNU/linux on laptop

I have been trying to install GNU/Linux on a HP pavilion dv6 from 2011 and I can't get passed the "Welcome to grub! grub is loading" screen. This is the first time I have tried installing an operating ...
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How do I fix a Grub problem associated with a clean install?

I have a home-built machine with an Asus Sabertooth X79 mother board. It has an EFI firmware that I use to select boot disks, and contains multiple disks: 1 for the Linux install, 1 for the Windows, ...
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How to dual boot two Linux distros?

I'm new on Linux and I want to install Antergos and CentOS in a single machine. Do I need to have 2 /boot partitions? Do I need to have 2 /swap partitions? How to share files between the 2 OS? How ...
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Error installing Arch Linux in VirtualBox

I tried to install Arch Linux in VirtualBox. Following the guidelines in install.txt I am stuck at the GRUB installation. Here is the screenshot of the current scenario:
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How to Boot 2nd Gen Zenbook by USB and Install Debian?

I am trying to install Linux Debian 8.5 (dd'ed it successfully to USB stick) on SD card of Zenbook UX303UA. However, Grub is 1 version. I cannot boot from the USB and there exists no menu option for ...
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GRUB bootloader won't install when installing Linux Mint on Surface Book

When I try to install Mint, I get an error saying: (Some stuff I didn't record, can get if necessary)......Without the GRUB boot loader, the installed system will not boot Things I've tried: 1: ...
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Grub error wrong uuid

I've installed archlinux with GRUB but the uuid that appears in GRUB when boots is different to /etc/fstab. I did this: arch-root /mnt grub-install --efi-directory=boot/efi /dev/sda grub-mkconfig -...
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How to install Kali?

Firstly, I tried to install Kali 2.0 from usb. Clicked install/graphicInstall. But it complained that there was no dvd disk with the packages in. Then, I went liveUSB and installed from there. I had ...
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Grub won't boot after Linux installation

After getting fed up with Ubuntu because it wouldn't boot grub, I decided to use the distro Elementary OS. Elementry OS won't boot grub either. I'm not dual-booting, and I've installed Ubuntu in the ...
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Full Linux Install On USB Drive - GRUB Problems

I recently bought a new laptop and decided to install Kali Linux on it. However, the laptop (an Asus Zenbook btw.) has a 128GB drive which is not very much. That is why I bought a 64GB, SanDisk, flat-...
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install linux distro with overwritting grub?

Currently i am using linux mint 17.1 cinnamon for some reasons i need to install xubuntu 14.04. So how to install xubuntu with overwriting GRUB. ie. After installation I should have linux Mint's ...
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Elementary OS installation failure

I've been trying for a few hours now and I still cannot find out why I cannot install Elementary OS. Every time I try to install it I get: the 'grub-efi' package failed to install into /target/ I ...
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Post installation error: no such device . grub rescue

I installed ubuntu 14.04 as the only operating system on a computer with 1 hard disk and chose the following partitioning: sda1 (fat32) for EFI sda2 (ext4) for /home sda3 swap sda4 (ext4) for ...
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Can't install right grub on ArchLinux

Trying to instal ArchLinux on a Virtual Machine but I'm getting this error: When I follow the final steps to install grub https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GRUB#Install_to_disk grub-install --...
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chroot into system

Update : Following the advies of slm, I could destroy the RST raid 0 and create a new raid0 using mdadm using the webpage he gave me. I could start the installation but at the step where grub is ...
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How to not install GRUB when installing Elementary OS Luna?

I'd like to install eOS Luna, but I already have Debian 7.5 installed, so don't want to install GRUB again, as the last time I did this it broke the bootloader... Is this possible? I haven't seen any ...
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Linux Mint on laptop fails, gives grub error

I am trying to install the latest Linux Mint onto my laptop via a USB stick. The laptop previously had Ubuntu, and it had a separate /home partition. I'm overriding and reformatting the / partition, ...
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GRUB can't find an existing file?

I'm trying to install GRUB, but when I try to boot, I get this: error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. But that file exists on the drive I'm booting to. Why is it saying "not found" ...
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Unable to launch Fedora 18 LiveCD using USB device

I just bought a new motherboard which has BIOS and UEFI. I have a previously working LiveCD installed on my usb, created with LiveUSB Creator. I tried using it to boot but got stuck at the grub ...
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Grub problem booting problem at fresh install of Centos

I've Windows 7 installed on my PC. I would like to install Centos and remove Windows 7 completely. After burning a Centos 6.2 on a DVD, and restarting the machine, I got the grub> window. I can ...
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Trying to install Linux Mint 13 via Wubi, throws me into grub prompt

I'm trying to install Linux Mint 13 with Cinnamon via the 64 bit DVD image from within Windows. I've tried both installing it to C: which is my Windows system disk, but also to D: which is another ...
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Can not boot ArchLinux with a Macbook pro 7.1

Today I decide to put a Linux in dual boot on my MacBook 7.1 I parted the HDD with GParted like this : refit / MacOSX / boot / root / home I installed Arch successfully, following the tutorial about ...