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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select the correct LVM volume group as the root device

On my disk I have LVM configured as such: One Volume Group "vg1", containing One Logical Volume "lv1", containing a LUKS encrypted partition which is the root of a Debian Linux installation One ...
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error unknown filesystem grub rescue windows 10

I had win 10 and lubuntu on 2 separate partitions. I removed the second partition using Disk Management. Now when I restart laptop it goes into grub mode and what ever I try i get error. error ...
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“Invalid partition table” when booting system

I have a Dell Latitude E5430 laptop. I have replaced the CD drive with SSD. Then I partitioned both disks, They both have msdos partition table with two primary partitions. No flags on the partitions. ...
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How to recover Boot loader from lost partition hd0,1 (/dev/sda1) in Dual boot Windows10/Linux-Fedora21?

My first partition of 106MB is lost, boots fine to F21 but choosing Windows in boot menu gives some errors. any suggestion would be appreciated. Background; For some reason, I am not able to boot ...
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EFI Boot Grub on USB Stick

I'm trying to install ParrotSec Linux on an MBR USB stick. The root folder in mounted on sdc5 and I have an ext2 partition on sdc3 containing grub configuration, vmlinux and initrd. I have another ...
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Dual booting: 0xc000000e Windows Error when installing GRUB

Hi everyone! This is my first question so correct me please if I´m asking something wrong. So my Problem is: I´ve got a Lenovo E31-70 with pre-installed Windows 10 home 64bit and I tried to dual-...
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Grub unknown filesystem error

My PC is stuck with the following error message when starting: Error: unknown filesystem I have a multipartition system with Linux Mint and Windows 7. Without asking me, Windows decided to update ...
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YUMI: Booting find /menu.lst, /boot/grub/menu.lst, /grub/menu.lst

I'm using YUMI to set up a multiboot USB drive. I'm trying YUMI’s option to Try an Unlisted ISO from the bottom of its selection list, and the ISO files gets copied correctly to the USB drive. The ...
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Preserve numlock state during cryptdisk boot password prompt in plymouth

Each time my computer boots, there is prompt for password to decrypt hard drive (ubuntu is using plymouth). I'd like to use numeric keypad, but unfortunately plymouth changes numlock status to off ...
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Booting issue, Lenovo G580

I have Lenovo G580 (core i5 2.5 GHz), with dual boot (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04). Since last 3 year, it was running smoothly without any issue. There was heating issue because of lots dust in ...
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Installed ElementaryOS on secondary drive, but still booting windows

Just installed ElementaryOS on my secondary HDD (Disk 1) while having Windows 10 on Disk 0, but when powering on it boots into Windows without asking (no GRUB menu or Windows boot menu). How to fix ...
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After running windows 7 on dual boot system (with Ubuntu 14.04), machine does not reach GRUB

I did the following: Partitioned my C drive Installed Ubuntu 14.04 from USB .iso After my computer failed to boot, I used the boot repair disk, live from USB, to fix. This fixed the issue. I ...
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Grub not listing the new kernel while booting

I recently updated my kernel on CentOS 6.7. That also cleaned up all the older versions, which also updated my /boot/grub/grub.conf, it has a single entry (of the new kernel). Now, when I rebooted, ...
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Moving system partition and booting from it

I'm running a Linux Mint system on a former windows (Vista) hard drive. After a year or so of never booting the Windows, and getting space issues on the linux system partition, I decide to wipe the ...
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My old CentOS 6 computer died. How do I make a new one boot with the old HDDs?

As the title says, I have had a CentOS 6 box for some years, but recently it died. Since it was quite old, I've upgraded it with a whole new box (new psu, motherboard, RAM, CPU), but kept the HDDs. My ...
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Macbook Air 13 inch, mid 2012, OSX El Capitan

I installed kali linux on my machine and got the following message when trying to login; error: no such device Entering rescue mode...... grub rescue> How do I resolve this?
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Installing Windows x64 on 32-bit UEFI (EFI-IA32) via GRUB

I am attempting to install Windows 10 x64 (64-bit) on a device that only has 32-bit UEFI (for the moment) Since x64 Linux can be booted via a custom 32-bit GRUB.. I assume it could also do the same ...
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Linux boot fails with /dev/disk/by-uuid/XXXX does not exist - Asus Zenbook Pro Touchpad Not Working

Device: Asus Zenbook Pro ux501vw-ds71t Ubuntu Version: 15.10 I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and the installation was successful. However, the Elantech touchpad did not work. I read that the newer 4.5.0-...
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Dual-boot windows 7 and Antergos Linux. Windows will only boot some times

Not long ago i clean installed windows 7 on ,y laptop. I then installed Antergos for dual-booting. Then windows chould not boot so i used boot-repair to fix it. When i now go in to grub to boot ...
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Remove Grub Rescue and boot straight to Windows 10

I installed Kali alongside my Windows10. I decided to uninstall Kali, so deleted the partitions and used EasyBCD to restore back to Windows MBR. Upon boot Grub rescue still loads. So I ran a live ...
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Is it possible to choose which OS will be loaded using a hardware switch?

I'm looking for a more elegant way of choosing which OS to boot than using the menu provided by grub, and I think it would be neat to have a switch on the case with two states (e.g. Ubuntu and Windows)...
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Android-x86 6.0 Marshmallow in VirtualBox:installation stuck on GRUB

I'm trying to install android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso in VirtualBox but the installation get stuck at Do you want to install boot loader GRUB Some background: The VM was created from the Ubuntu 32-...
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Decrease /boot size on Fedora 23

I have a problem with my /boot partition. It only has 200 MB which is insufficient - it is almost full. I have already unistalled old kernels (via dnf, keeping only the latest one) but there are ...
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IOAPIC[0] not in IVRS table

I have a fresh Ubuntu install from USB. When I boot the PC it takes me straight to GNU Grub, when I select Ubuntu I get the following messages. [Firmware Bug]: AMD-Vi: IOAPIC[0] not in IVRS table [...
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How to bypass grub rescue?

I had dual boot with Windows 8 and Kali Linux. I deleted Kali Linux partition. Then restarted. It showed grub rescue. I don't have any live cd or usb. I tried following commands which was there in ...
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Messed up my MBR, can't boot from hard drive

can you help me please? I messed up my boot partition and I don't really know how. I tried to install grub wherever I could and accidentally formatted MBR. Bootrec.exe /FixBoot doesn't work Ubuntu ...
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Deleted Linux Partition , Stuck on grub rescue , Cannot load any OS

I installed Fedora on my computer by freeing up 20GB from the E drive in Windows 10 . But i realised that i didn't like the interface much , so i went back to windows disk management and noticed that ...
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How does grub find the device in which grub.cfg resides?

As I understand it, the uefi bios loads grub.efi from the efi partition. This now loads a bunch of grub modules and the configuration file from the /boot directory. But how does grub find the correct ...
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grub not showing different kernel options

I have done a sudo update-grub and it gives the following output - Generating grub configuration file ... Warning: Setting GRUB_TIMEOUT to a non-zero value when GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is set is no ...
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Multi (Dual) Boot planning - Linux and Windows 7,8,10 - BIOS (not UEFI)

EDIT: I'm adding "(editX)" edits and "A: ..." answers to my question, to avoid posting it as an answer (for now)... Similar to this question has been answered many times in forums and so on, but ...
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Dualboot Windows Linux (Fedora) - Boot Problems

just installed Windows 10 on a seperate HDD on my home computer and ran into problems. Till yesterday I was able to boot my Fedora system which was the only installed OS, now I installed Windows 10 ...
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Migrating from dual boot to triple boot

In my current setup, I have: 1 Crucial MX200 500GB SSD - Kali linux installed with grub bootloader, set as primary boot drive 1 Corsair Neutron XT 960GB SSD - Windows 7 1 Corsair Neutron XT 480GB ...
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Make bootable partition from a Live CD

I have a dual-boot system with Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10, behind GRUB2. I'd like to add a separate bootable partition that I can use for partition editing and recovery tasks. I've downloaded the ...
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Grub finds a lot of images

I have a PC with Ubuntu and Kali. If I use "update-grub2" or I watch Kali's grub*, I see so many images. Are they useful? If they aren't, how can I delete them? *that I have after installing Kali, ...
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Can install but not run any linux distro since ubuntu update

hope someone can help me out here... I was running Ubuntu 14.x quite happily and updated to the latest set of downloads and bug fixes, etc. Since then Ubuntu has not booted up properly. By properly I ...
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Make my Old Hard Drive Not Bootable

Frequently my bios for some reason tries to boot to my old HDD instead of my new SSD. This is starting to get very annoying have to switch HDD priorities every time I restart my computer. Disk 0 (...
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Removing traces of grub from windows 10

System was running Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04 dual boot. The recent Windows 10 update 1511 removed the grub menu at the start. I wanted to try some other linux distro. So I deleted the Ubuntu ...
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How to install grub2 on image file without root privilege

I have been working on a process to create a bootable image file that can be used as a installed disk drive for qemu-kvm, so that others can run qemu with my image file without worrying about the ...
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Install GRUB to a pre-partitioned hard drive without losing data on existing partitions?

I have an SSD with multiple partitions on it (a Windows partition, a Ubuntu partition, a swap partition, and a few others). I used to have a partition for Grub so that I could choose which OS to boot ...
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how to use grub to bypass a 32bit uefi to boot windows 10 x64

I have read in another post that it is possible to boot an x64 copy of Windows 10 on a 32bit UEFI using GRUB. the hardware I am using fully supports a x64bit OS. However, the UEFI is locked to 32bit ...
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grub - Keyboard stuck in GRUB

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I have Intel DH67BL motherboard which does not support PS/2 keyboard,mouse and am using Logitech K120 USB 2.0 keyboard. I have set GRUB to load Windows 7 ...
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Booting from a Windows 8 repair USB using Grub2 command line

I installed a Linux Mint 15 dual-boot alongside Windows 8.1. I no longer needed it, so I followed the instructions here for detleting the partitions. I then restarted my computer with the intention of ...
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Unable to install Grub manually

I sent as unable to install Grub It says that cannot find efi directory Please refer the image for error details I am installing it from live Kali linux
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Error installing grub during Kali Linux Installation

I was unable to install grub during the KaliLinux Installation It is showing the error grub-install dummy failed. This is a fatal error See image below:
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Installing Grub-Customizer gives an error

I've been trying to install Grub-Customizer but it gives an error here is the code that I try: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Uefi - openSuse not booting after booting into windows

I bought a new laptop recently with windows 10, it has uefi. I'm trying to install openSuse leap or tumbleweed. Attempt 1 : Secure boot enabled, installing from dvd. It is installed successfully, ...
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Windows boot manager was destroyed after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 in Lenovo G50 which runs on Pentium processor. The system already had Windows 8 (manually installed). I separated 50 GB from a partition and turned off Fast boot and ...
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How can I boot into Ubuntu where grub was removed?

Here's my situation: I installed Ubuntu on my work laptop on a partition before IT implemented whole hard drive encryption via bitlocker. I had to do some quick work when IT announced they were ...
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Get correct Windows partition back in Grub

Model: HP Compaq Mini 32 bit. Device: Samsung Evo SSD 120 GB. OS: Dual boot --> Linux Mint 17.1 Xfce & Windows 7 Starter. TLDR: Fixed Grub + got Mint back using parted rescue; win7 reboots or ...
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GRUB Rescue Normal Error on Debian

Recently I installed Debian for temporary usage. The install failed for whatever reason, so I went to switch over to Windows 10 which resides on the same drive. However, On boot, the GRUB Rescue ...