Questions tagged [grub]

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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How do I fix the blurry text in linux terminal (nvidia)

The linux console (e.g. ctrl-alt-f2) on my ubuntu 22.04 install is blurry, while my displays report 4k resolution coming via display port. I'd like to have a crisper text and more console space. It ...
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grub unknown filesystem. dual booting windows and arch linux

Device: Dell xps-15 9510 running latest arch I dual boot windows and arch using grub bootloader I restarted my computer yesterday and was put into grub rescue due to unknown filesystem. 'ls' lists all ...
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Several installers on the same drive

i have 256gb usb ssd drive, and i want to put here partition for file storage, and at the same time windows installer, manjaro installer and ubuntu installer. is here a way that i can put here several ...
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A hybrid boot for linux on external drive?

I have installed Arch on my external SSD working in UEFI mode. But I am not getting the very advantage of portability because of many systems running on legacy mode and hence not supporting my UEFI ...
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Grub: no such partition

I have dual boot (windows,arch linux) I've changed something in Windows disk manager and after rebooting and booting up in arch I get the following error: Grub: no such partition I've found a fix for ...
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How do I install Windows 11 to last 100 GB of my HDD?

PC Setup: I have Arch Linux installed on the first 30 GB of my SSD. I have an HDD that I want to install Windows 11 on. Want: On start up, I would like to choose to either boot into Arch Linux or ...
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Debian GRUB is flickering inside Windows File Manager

I might have one of the weirdest issues ever. For some reason when I boot into Debian or Ubuntu on a dual boot setup with Windows, one of my screens start flickering badly and never stops. When I boot ...
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How to remove grub from MacBook?

I tried to dual boot Linux Mint on a Macbook Pro. Unfortunately, it failed to finish, mentioning something about grub failing to install. However, when I tried again to install, it gave me an option ...
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How to restore accidentally deleted windows boot partition?

I was trying to convert my Windows 10 system to UEFI from BIOS using MBR2GPT and got a message: cannot create uefi partition error 0x000036B7 Now when I'm trying to boot I see: error: no such ...
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How to uninstall grub?

I want to remove grub for another bootloader (i.e. OpenCore). I have some merits in doing so which I won't go into. So my question is how can I completely remove GRUB bootloader. I can just remove the ...
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Dual boot on separate drives won't work

I've Windows 10 installed on my SSD (Disk 0 in image) and my goal was to install Linux on the HDD (disk 1) to boot the device with either of the OS via grub loader. I installed Linux on the HDD, ...
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How to remove uninstalled pop os's boot manager

I recently removed pop os's partition and installed fedora instead but I still get systemd boot manager (from pop os). If I choose EFI Default Loader, I get my grub boot manager from fedora. I can ...
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How to format PC?

I have a problem with my pc, it has to do with the grub error and it does not find any partition. Here you can see how it does not detect any partition: I have also tried to reinstall Windows from a ...
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Need help for grub error

good morning, I have an error that until now I have not found anything similar, yesterday I got tired of using Ubuntu and from my Windows 10 I deleted the Ubuntu partition and joined that free space ...
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How to access Grub in hidden mode by holding shift during boot process?

I'm using Grub-efi with this /etc/default/grub GRUB_DEFAULT="Debian GNU/Linux" GRUB_TIMEOUT="0" GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`" ...
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Peppermint OS boot failure because of disk encryption

I'll start off by saying that I had found a temporary fix but need a permanent one, which I don't have sufficient expertise to do it. My temporary fix is just a lucky guess that worked the first try, ...
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LUKS partition disappeared after Windows installation

I had a NVMe drive that had one partition with a LUKS encrpyted Linux Mint 19 and another partition with Windows 10. Both were able to boot (I had grub were I could select Linux or Windows to boot). ...
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How to install Linux on Pendrive without using existing EFI partition?

I am using live Mint Linux to make a full install of Linux on a pendrive, which works fine; however, during installation, the EFI partition of the main hard drive of the PC is modified. Is it possible ...
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how to set-up grub / partition when attempting to set dual boot Linux Mint + Chrome OS on an old PC?

I am attempting to install Chrome OS alongside Linux Mint installation on an old PC. I am following this guide: https://www.droidthunder.com/install-chrome-os-dual-boot-windows/ The installation ...
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Updating Windows after installing Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu on my second drive following these 2 guides on askubuntu (first and second). I can choose between Ubuntu and Windows when turning on PC now. The problem is that now I want to ...
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How do I restore UEFI boot entries in BIOS?

I have a protectli vault fw4 mini PC running Untangle NG Firewall. It failed to boot after I had to forcefully power it off when the web UI was unresponsive. I plugged the device in to a monitor and ...
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PC freezes before GRUB menu during boot, but works when cancelling boot menu options

I recently installed Fedora 35 as a dual boot alongside Windows 11 and didn't like the default GRUB UI, so I installed a GRUB theme from gnome-looks. The theme generally worked, but just before the ...
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How to disable the main GPU of a laptop using Manjaro linux GRUB command line?

I have a sony Vaio VPCEB46FA and the ATI GPU got fried because of overload (it doesnt work anymore) so I wanted to disable it and run on the Intel GPU. I Have Manjaro OS which is an Arch linux based ...
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GRUB after vmware conversion

I'm stuck on that physical machine conversion (ubuntu 18.04 LTS) to VMware (Version 8). I get the conversion failed at 97% for the well known GrubInstall error FAILED: An error occurred during the ...
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Ubuntu installation failed: grub-install on Lenovo Ideapad 2in1 11 eMMC

This appears to be a common problem but I can't seem to find a solution. I'm installing Lubuntu on a Lenovo Ideapad 2in1 11 and keep getting this error: Command 'grub-install --target=x86_64-efi --efi-...
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Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time. No suitable drive was found in the generated device map

Reinstall grub on the newly boot partition: # grub-install --recheck /dev/xvdg # sed -i ‘s/sdg/xvdg/g’ /boot/grub/device.map # grub-install /dev/xvdg Was given the above instruction, but when ...
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backup Linux partitions from within Windows 7

So I have Grub Loader installed with Windows and Debian installations. If I use windows 7 backup to make an image backup of the drive will it also backup the other partitions and software? In other ...
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How can i remove the white border of grub?

Ive seen the grub menu for fedora 35 (its clean, you only see the menu). On my arch install there is this border around the menu. I used the 'stock' grub menu on both distros, so I havent changed any ...
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Is it possible to install GRUB on a 2006 MacBook with 32bit EFI so I can also boot cleanly from 64bit OS Ubuntu server?

The machine is working, after many tries and big effort, it is up and running. But to boot up the machine, I need to run a Linux Mint 18 boot disc, and tell the machine to boot from internal hard ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 20.04.4 Install Won't Boot On Supermicro M12SWA-TF Motherboard (Threadripper Pro - WRX80 Chipset)

I can't seem to get my fresh Ubuntu 20.04.4 install to boot up. I have gotten the Windows 10 install usb stick to boot, and install windows, and I've booted up a fresh install of Win 10. I've gotten ...
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Windows neither showing up in BIOS nor Grub

As in the title, i cannot boot into windows because it does not show up as an boot entry. I just wiped all my linux partitions to reinstall and reorder them. I did not touch the windows drive. My ...
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BitLocker & Dual boot

I installed Ubuntu 21.04 on my machine alongside Windows 10 with BitLocker encryption enabled (to be frank I didn't even know such encryption is enabled by default). This messed things up. I neither ...
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Laptop won't start when Ubuntu SSD is unplugged - move grub

I have a MSI laptop running on Windows 10, for work purposes, I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a SSD which works fine When I turn on my laptop with the SSD plugged in, a menu appears where I can ...
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dual boot windows/ubuntu only loads windows loader, will not load grub, will not boot ubuntu

I have a successful dual boot installation of ubuntu 20 with windows 11. However, upon reset, the system always goes to the windows loader rather than to grub, so I cannot boot ubuntu. However, in ...
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How to fix `Error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... grub rescue` on ubuntu 21.10

I was working with my PC that it hanged and I pressed the Shut Down button until PC turned off. After that when I wanted to turn on the computer I got this error: error: unkown filesystem Entering ...
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Grub is not booting detected OS's marked with "rolling"

I have a disk with Windows 10 installed, and another one with several patitions, each of them with a Linux distro installed: fedora, Ubuntu, Kali and EndeavourOS. However the OS's marked with the word ...
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how to prevent Windows dual boot from changing BIOS boot priority

I have dual boot running Windows and Endeavour OS, and it will usually boot nicely into GRUB and I have my 3 seconds or whatever to select Endeavour, my recovery partition, or Windows. However, each ...
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Grub rescue screen appears on installation

So, I have download the Garuda mate Desktop Environment and make a bootable flashdrive using rufus in GPT (UEFI) mode but when I boot the pendrive show like this error : unknown filesystem Entering ...
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Grub error: file system unknown -- Dual Booting Linux & Windows 11

Disclaimer Windows 11 & Pop OS 21.1 are both working fine, They seem normal. I installed windows 11 after Pop OS, I know that's like commiting a cardinal sin but I wanted to force my self to ...
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How to change Windows 10 boot path with grub boot loader?

I know that some similar questions have been already asked but i didnt find my case exactly i have 2 drives one ssd and hdd i had windows previously installed on the hdd then i got an ssd installed ...
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Fedora Gnome not showing up in grub menu after installing fedora KDE

I tried to triple boot Fedora KDE on Windows+Fedora Gnome.I mounted / , boot/efi and swap (same as I did in fedora dual boot).While triple booting, I remember it to create a boot loader by itself.Now ...
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Does consoleblank turn off display?

Does consoleblank turn off display or does it set brightness to 0? $ cat /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="consoleblank=600 quiet"
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authentication token manipulation error,password unchanged

I've been battling my Toshiba satellite with Kali Linux and the 2017 ISO file installed. After trying to update and upgrade the system, it crashed, and I tried rebooting it; then, it kept changing ...
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Add new entry in Grub Customizer for SSD Windows

I have 3 OS installed on my computer. Ubuntu Windows 10 Windows 8 Somehow after the Windows 10 update got stuck and I restarted the PC in between the update process, which I think corrupted the Boot ...
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Broken Linux kernel, can't reinstall it

I got /boot/vmlinuz-linux not found while booting my Arch Linux. I know the kernel is damaged and I have to reinstall the kernel. But the problem is: I don't have ANY bootable devices, and also, I ...
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VirtualBox does not boot hybrid GPT/MBR, neither EFI nor MBR

The same version of VirtualBox on the same installed Debian system does not boot from the raw disk USB flash drive, while on the other system it does, it is also possible to boot the USB flash drive ...
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Start Win10 with Grub on legacy PC

I have: HP Pavilion dv4 with legacy BIOS. HDD from another crashed laptop Toshiba Satellite with dual boot Win10 OEM (UEFI) and Debian 11 The Toshiba Satellite HDD inside HP Pavilion When power on ...
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How to boot into GRUB multi-boot without keyboard?

So, lately I've been dual-booting between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo M93P Tiny. And then, a couple of weeks ago, I brought a Bluetooth keyboard. After a brief foray into how to connect a ...
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How to boot back to Ubuntu within Windows by editing the Grub file when Grub Customizer is installed in Ubuntu?

I have a dual boot system with Windows and Ubuntu OS. Currently, Windows is the default OS. Within the Ubuntu environment, I use the Grub Customizer to change the order of OS. I have Linux File ...
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How to make a recovered Ubuntu file system bootable again?

I have an old backup of an Ubuntu 16.04 system that I want to be brought back online on a computer. The backup is just a tar archive of the entire root filesystem, /. After extracting the archives ...
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