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Using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04

Is there a way of using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04? I know there's lots of information out there on the internet stating its impossible, but as we all know, nothing is impossible. If there's a ...
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How to remove Ubuntu options when starting my computer

After I installed Ubuntu it began to update and when I start my computer I have Windows and about 5 or 6 Ubuntu options. How can I remove all of them without the last one ?
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Getting only grub prompt after installing dual boot Windows 7 then Ubuntu and EasyBCD

I'm having an annoying problem. I installed Windows 7 a long time ago, yesterday I installed Ubuntu 10.04. After installing the Ubuntu, it was working great (I got the grub boot menu and everything) ...
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How to disable GRUB boot menu and boot in default OS

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my system. I want to configure GRUB so that it automatically boots into the default OS without displaying the boot menu; it should only appear if I ...
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Grub doesn't find any partition, what can I do?

So I just recently installed Ubuntu Linux 10.04 on my desktop machine alongside Windows 7, it booted just fine the first few times but after I went into my Windows 7 recovery software provided by ...
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Compiling and installing a new kernel on ubuntu 10.04

I have ubuntu 10.04 running on VMware on a windows host. I am learning linux device drivers programming. So in the process, I was trying to set up a linux source tree and build and load a custom ...
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How can I fix a “no such partition Grub Rescue” error?

Earlier I installed Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB flash drive. Since the system was unable to detect Ubuntu in the initial menu that appears on reoboting, I deleted the partition onto which I had installed ...
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Will Linux Multi-booting with Ubuntu 10.04 and 9.10?

I've currently organised my laptop's hard disk using the multi-booting template idea, as shown here:- http://www.linuxforu.com/teach-me/tips-tricks/distromania-a-multi-booting-template/ Currently the ...
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straight to grub prompt on boot [closed]

I am very lost. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop. First reboot was fine. I ran all the recommended upgrades, and now every time I start I get just a grub>_ prompt. No error ...
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Activate Grub to show up at start up?

I used to have both windows vista and ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop and i could choose which one to start at start up. But now I only have ubuntu 10,04 on my laptop and because there is only one operating ...
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ubuntu 10.04 console resolution

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6000 After I installed it, the text in the console (when I press ALT+F1) was small and the console had a good resolution (I think the same as my LCD, ...
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Ubuntu grub rescue prompt

Installed WUBI on Windows and the Ubuntu installation completed. The first time I logged in to Ubuntu it updated a full set of patches and asked to reboot. Now after reboot it is showing me the ...
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1answer
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ubuntu 10.04 softRAID 5 partition scheme

I'm trying to create a RAID 5 array which will contain the Ubuntu installation itself. I tried this partition scheme: 2.0 TB for / 6.0 GB for swap This was as per the instructions provided by ...
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How to prevent GRUB from beeping?

Right now I use GRUB version which comes with Ubuntu 10.04 (but I think it used to happen on older versions too). I have a list of options to select. If computer registers more key presses than there ...
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error: no such partition // grub rescue>_

I'm on a Eee PC and I am running Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. I'm starting a big project tomorrow and I wanted to cleanly reinstall both operating systems. After entering the pre-install Windows ...
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2answers
350 views

Get back to grub menu without reboot

I have two separate Linux installations on my system which I can access from grub. Is there a way to get back to the grub menu to access the other system without having to reboot?
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Will Windows 7 pick up XP when grub is installed

There's similar questions but nothing quite exactly what i'm looking for I have a laptop that currently dualboots XP and Ubuntu, with XP chainloaded by grub. I'd like to get windows 7 in the mix, ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu USB disk naming conflict on bootup

I've finally taken the plunge and ditched Vista for Ubuntu 10.04, and have a strange problem when booting up. Normally, my boot disk is /dev/sda, and grub boots from /dev/sda1 just fine. Once Linux ...
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Update Grub Loader using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I need to update my GRUB boot-loader using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I deleted the partition for Ubuntu because I want it uninstalled and I ran the boot CD and am trying to update my GRUB loader. Everytime I ...
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Windows XP doesn't boot after upgrading Ubuntu partition to 10.04

I have Windows XP and Ubuntu on dual boot - loaded with grub. It worked fine until I upgraded Ubuntu to 10.04 and now when I select Windows XP at the grub screen, it goes black for a few seconds, then ...
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1answer
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How do I recover from a grub renaming issue?

I am currently dual-booting Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with grub 1.98 as the bootloader. I recently decided to edit the grub menu to remove the old Ubuntu kernels, so I followed the instructions of ...
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How to remove unwanted entries in the grub boot loader [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Aesthetically editing grub.cfg How do I remove unwanted entries in the GRUB boot loader? There is still an entry for Windows Vista even when it doesn't exist anymore. ...
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1answer
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CloneZilla Broke My System? Ubuntu Installation Lost After Running CloneZilla

I just read through this post and tried to get my installation back using this answer to no avail. What happened to me is this: I spent an hour or more reading through the CloneZilla docs. I ...
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4answers
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Remove windows 7 entry from grub

I recently installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS and formatted my windows 7 hdd, but the windows 7 entry is still showing in grub. How can I remove the entry from grub? Greetz
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Cannot access Ubuntu 10/04 after reinstalling Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: No GRUB after re-installing windows Windows 7 upgrade and Grub boot loader I had Windows Vista Home Premium on HP pavilion desktop. I partitioned the disk for Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu - Upgrade to 10.04 - general error mounting filesystems

Using upgrade manager I upgraded my 8.04.x LTS installation to 10.04. After rebooting the system failed encountered an error and dropped into the recovery console. It appeared to be a problem caused ...
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After updating from 9.10 to 10.04 everything is great except Grub

After the update I have absolutely no problem with Linux, but Grub doesn't let me start Windows any more. (Entry is there but I only get the flashing hyphen and nothing else happens) Can I safely run ...
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Can Grub be configured to remember the last OS you booted into?

I typically have 2-3 OSes in my boot menu: Ubuntu 10.04 Windows 7 [Sometimes, a third option, such as Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook] If I am in an OS other than the default choice (Windows 7 in this case), ...
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grub error: symbol 'grub_puts_' not found

I updated from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04, and after installation, the computer restarted. When grub loaded, all I get is a screen that says error: symbol 'grub_puts' not found and a useless grub prompt ...