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I shrunk the Windows partition, now it says grub rescue on boot

I have got a machine with dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10, and I wanted to add another OS to that (Jolicloud), so I started the partition manager in Windows and shrunk the Windows partition by ...
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Black screen appears when booting new install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop, cannot access Grub menu to fix

I installed 11.10 on my desktop PC but get a black screen after the BIOS screen when I try to boot it. I was able to run 10.04.04 on my hard drive before installing 11.10 and I am also able to use ...
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Triple booting Windows 8 Consumer Preview with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10

I already have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my laptop, and would like to add Windows 8 Consumer Preview to that list. Here's some information which may be relevant to this question: The ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows 7 - getting grub> menu on boot

So, I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 just now, on my girlfriend's laptop. I used a USB stick and followed all the default options, choosing a partition size of 32GB for Ubuntu 11.10. After ...
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What can I do when Ubuntu 11.10 doesn't recognize my password?

Currently I'm dual-booting Ubuntu along side Windows 7. I recently upgraded to 11.10, and everything was going fine for a bit. However, I can no longer log in with my user account. The guest account ...