GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) is a multiboot bootloader from the GNU project. This tag is for questions relating to the legacy version of GRUB. Use the GRUB2 tag for questions dealing with GRUB2, a rewritten version.

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Can't boot kali linux under grub2 (usb flash)

I split usb flash to three part: | For DATA | For Kali Linux | Persistence | Then i'm install grub on /dev/sdb2: sudo grub-install --no-floppy --root-directory=/mnt/linux /dev/sdb Write ...
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Windows 10 does not boot (Maybe isn't considered as OS?)

I have a problem with booting Windows 10. I use Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 and first I instantly got back to GRUB when selecting Windows 10 then I booted from Windows 10 installer media and ran ...
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Recover a Windows partition (under GRUB) and lost files

I am bringing this question and comments here, after feeling stackoverflow wasn't a place for me. I hope, at least, get some help here. Thank you very much indeed in advance. I really need a solution ...
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Recover data from formatted harddrive

I had a dual boot machine with Windows 8 and Deepin linux on it. Last week I removed WIndows 8 and installed windows 8.1. After installing Windows 8.1 grub was removed. I followed How can I repair ...
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Add Chakra to Grub (installed by Mint)

I have 4x30G partitions on my SSD. I installed Mint to the first one. Mint installed grub2 with it, which recognizes Win7 on a HDD as well, so I thought I keep this boot loader. I installed Chakra to ...
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grub rescue mode on kali linux (usb flash)

Trying to create Kali Linux live USB persistance. Split the usb like this: || first part FAT for data || second part FAT for LINUX || third part for persistance|| Then set "bootable" flag in gparted ...
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Why does grub2 boot menu show abnormally like this?

My distribution is Fedora 22. The grub2 boot menu screen is obviously wrong. How to make it show in full screen? Thanks in advance. PS. My display's default resolution is 1920x1080. When I logged ...
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Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 While Multi-Booted With Linux

My PC has two separate physical hard-drives in it, one with Windows 7, and one with Ubuntu Linux. In order to get the dual-boot set up to work properly, I set up GRUB to be installed on both hard ...
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Add variant with other options to default entry in GRUB

There are several tutorials around how to add a new static menu entry to GRUB. However, I like to add a variant of the default entry (eg. booting the most recent linux kernel) with some other kernel ...
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GRUB multibootloader issues, Kali Linux

I am having a massive amount of trouble getting GRUB to setup multi-boot on my computer, I have 3 seperate drives, one with Windows 8.1, one with Kali Linux and one with OS X Install which is ...
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GRUB2 load other Truecrypt disk with rescue disk

I am trying to automaticly load my Windows encrypted partition with a keyfile from my GRUB2 but my Windows is on another disk. My layout at the moment looks like this NAME MAJ:MIN RM ...
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Fedora 22, Boot Order

I cannot get Fedora (22) to boot from a USB. It has Ubuntu on it and I've decided do most of my dev stuff on there to avoid compatibility issues between my desktop (Windows) and my laptop (Fedora). I ...
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Combine serveral images into one Live-USB [duplicate]

I wanted to know if it's possible to combine at least two systems into one image : Example : I have a Debian image (.iso) and a Clonezilla image (.iso) and I want to make one image and the GRUB ...
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Move Linux EFI to SSD

I have a Linux Mint 17.1 EFI installed on 500GB HDD. I would like to move it to new 120GB SSD. I resized partitions to fit 120GB SSD and did "ddrescue -v --force /dev/sda /dev/sdb" from LiveUSB but ...
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Why can't grub boot Windows directly?

According to Wikipedia, LILO used to be the default boot loader for most Linux installs, and could boot Windows. Grub, however, can't boot windows directly, but rather calls the Windows boot loader, ...
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How do I fix “BOOTMGR IS MISSING”?

How do I fix "BOOTMGR IS MISSING" after i tried to dual boot Kali linux 2.0 light and Windows 7 and getting error from installing grub and lilio? Sorry for my poor English.
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Prevent grub2 after resuming from hibernation

I have a dual boot setup with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14 LTS. Windows 10 was installed after Ubuntu so Grub2 was overwritten, so I reinstalled it. Now after I turn my PC on after hibernation it loads ...
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Boot Windows from GRUB via virtual hard disk

Building on Is there a Linux equivalent for VHD from which it can boot? Is there any way to boot Windows from GRUB such that it is running from a virtual hard disk but everything else is on bare ...
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Bootloader issue - How do I completely remove Linux from my system? fully detailed description

The goal was to successfully install Windows 10 upgrade. System configuration : Dell Inspiron 3537, i5 4th gen processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 2GB AMD Graphics. Before install : I have a Dual-boot ...
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Ubuntu boot message when booting back into ubuntu after manual update

ACPI PCC probr failed is a message i am getting when i try to boot back into ubuntu 15.04 after performing a manual update yesterday. Any help with this would be much appreciated. ACPI PCC probe ...
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grub2 not booting linux

My computer has Internal SATA HDD (/dev/sda) that has linuxmint-13 on it. /dev/sda1 = linuxmint-13 /dev/sda2 = extended partition /dev/sda5 = swap External USB HDD (/dev/sdb) that has linuxmint-17 ...
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Execute setpci at boot

I'm using grub to execute two setpci commands when starting Arch on my MBA. These commands solve "startx black screen" issue for me: setpci -s "00:17.0" 3e.b=8 setpci -s "02:00.0" 04.b=7 Now I want ...
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How do I restore the default Windows 10 bootloader? [duplicate]

I would like to remove by Ubuntu partition by formatting its drive in the Windows Disk Manager. However, how can I restore the Windows 10 bootloader after this action? I no longer wish to use GRUB.
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Enabling FIPS for openSSH causes freetds to not work

I have two CentOS 6.7 machines (server A and B). Same package versions are installed on each system. Last week I enabled the openSSH FIPS 140-2 module on Server A, and that system works flawlessly ...
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Fedora Live Boot 'loopback' not found

I am trying to boot Fedora ISO from Harddrive. I have placed kernel, iso and initrd at the root of the file. And placed the loopback.mod at /EFI/BOOT/i386-efi/loopback.mod. My grub.cfg, the menu ...
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UEFI dual boot messed up attempt

I was trying to for the first time dual boot my computer With Windows 8.1 Kali Linux I didn't Have an Idea About What UEFI means so naturally I made a partition, then I Went to the "BIOS" menu and ...
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How to fix my Windows boot loader after botched Ubuntu install [duplicate]

So, the bootloader on my computer is messed up and I'm trying to fix it. I have two issues: Initially, I installed Windows 7, which went great. Issue #1: Then, I installed Ubuntu and wanted to dual ...
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Creating a bootable hard-disk (qcow2) image with Grub2

i want to create bootable qcow2 image on fedora. How to create it. any suggestions.
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Unable to install grub on Fedora

I am unable to install grub on Fedora. I ran following commands, # fallocate -l 1G archlinux.raw # fdisk archlinux.raw <<< ' $ > o $ > n $ > p $ > 1 $ > $ > $ > a $ ...
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After adding RAM to laptop Windows not loaded from GRUB loader, but Linux works fine

I have a laptop which had 8 GB DDR3, and I've added 8 GB more. I also have Linux installed (12.4) and Windows 7 Professional working via GRUB loader. So Linux works fine and sees all 16 GB ram, ...
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windows 10 entering grub rescue mode

So yesterday after i installed windows 10 pro i notice that one i my partition was missing. I installed mini partition tools then i noticed that the drive was set to active and boot.first i tried to ...
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Deleting Ubuntu partitions dual boot with windows 10

After I Deleted Ubuntu partitions dual boot with windows 10 it say grub rescue .Plz help I don't know what to do, I only have two partitions the C for windows and the D for data .
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Windows 10 isn't shown in dual boot menu with Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 to different local disks. But on the booting window, Windows 10 isn't showing after installing Ubuntu- there is only Ubuntu on the menu. How do I enter ...
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How to remove GRUB from Windows 8.1?

Awhile back ago I had installed Fedora 21 on my PC (with trouble of course). Anyways, fast forward today, I get tired of the dual boot (grub) screen and decide to wipe my linux partition thinking that ...
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Will upgrading to Windows 10 replace my grub bootloader?

I dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. I have learned to install Windows before Ubuntu because the reverse results in having to finagle with a lot of settings to get the grub boot loader prompt ...
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How to fix Windows 10 boot loader from Windows

I installed Ubuntu on system that has Windows 10 installed. I can boot to Windows or Ubuntu normally using GRUB. I want to delete Ubuntu partition but first I must restore Windows 10 MBR. Here ...
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Can I remove grub by connecting the HDD to another computer?

Related question is here. TL;DR: had dual boot, reset to factory settings on Windows, and didn't remove Ubuntu and grub first. Now I'm stuck with grub rescue prompt. Can I remove grub manually when ...
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Installed Ubuntu next to Windows 10 caused nothing to boot anymore

The following broke my PC. Installed Windows 10 Education x64 final release Booted Ubuntu 15.04 install disc Installed Ubuntu with option to install next to Windows Installation said it has been ...
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How can I change the startup options on a (L)Ubuntu bootable USB drive?

I'm trying to install either Lubuntu or Ubuntu on an old Dell Netbook which has a 32-bit processor and 1 GB of RAM. I copied the Lubuntu ISO to my USB flash drive using a 3rd party program called ...
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boot loader(GRUB) not recognized in partition along with windows boot manager

First, I'll explain my situation Device: ASUS x205ta with 32GB eMMC (Windows 8.1+Bing installed). Lets call this /dev/mmcblk0 usb flash drive: 64GB Sandisk ultra. installed Ubuntu 14.04. Lets call ...
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Would a Windows 10 install overwrite Linux/Grub?

I'm currently multi-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. Next Wednesday, I plan to upgrade Windows to version 10, but before I do that I'd like to replace Ubuntu with Arch Linux. Is there any point in ...
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Unable to install grub for Archlinux on vmware fusion

I am trying to install Archlinux on vmware fusion. Everything went well until I had to install grub. The problem is when I try to run: grub-install --no-floppy --recheck /dev/sda I get the following ...
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Linux/Win Dual Boot: Install Visual Studio 15 with GRUB

This is kind of an assumptive question and I have done some cursory searches but most of the results were more about how to dual boot, not this specific question. I have a Debian/Win 8.1 setup ...
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Grub won't boot after patitioning Windows 7

I partitioned my Windows 7 into two drives using Minitool Partition Wizard. I also have a Ubuntu partition on the same computer. After the partition was over, it restarted into the Grub rescue mode ...
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How to get Grub 2.0 to see usb device on (USB 3) expresscard

Im runing ubuntu off of a usb flash drive. My laptop does not support booting from my expresscard (nor has any usb3 ports other than what i have added via my expresscard). I'm using Grub 2.0x that ...
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Linux and Windows EFI - Not enough space

I already have Windows installed on my machine, and I'm trying to install an EFI boot manager such as Grub, rEFInd, or gummiboot on Arch Linux. Whenever I try to install any of these three options I ...
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Do I need two /boot partitions for a dual boot system

The current partitioning as shown in Gnome Disks is: /dev/sda1 Linux Bootable 500mb /dev/sda2 Linux LUKS Encryption 478gb (this is LVM) Free Space 21gb In /dev/sda2, there is /, swap and /home. I ...
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Triple boot laptop no longer boots after deleting partition

I am facing a problem on my Lenovo laptop Model No : G500. When I press the power button, then the lenovo screen flashes and the laptop further does not boot,the lenovo screen freezes. It also does ...
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ubuntu, login, instant power off! ubuntu just did updates… dual boot windows working

Boots up past grub fine, gnome loads...loads.. shows my user account for a split second then click, system turns off instantly. just did a system upgrade/update. no weird software installed. running ...
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Graphics screen instead of GRUB 1.98 for dual boot Ubuntu/Windows

I want to have some graphics instead of a regular GRUB screen when selecting which operating system to boot. I know about grub_customizer, but it doesn't really do what I need, it's pretty limited in ...