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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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Conver EFI qcow2 image with multiple disks to MBR/BIOS booting image

I'm trying to convert a custom rhel9.3 cloud install image that has been made to run in UEFI so I can run it on a BIOS system. Where I'm failing is to make my new image bootable. and the reason is ...
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Linux fedora boot option won't appear on grub boot menu after new fedora (additional) instalation

Recently I had my fedora (39) running ok, every time I booted the pc grub boot menu jumped in asking which distro I wanted to run. Everything ok. Then I created a new disk partition and installed a ...
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PC won't boot from drive when I select it, but if I select boot from file and specify GRUB it works

fdisk HDD and grub installI have an HP Elite X2 and the OS on the ssd is windows 11. I have a external hdd with Kali Linux installed and it works fine on other laptops. But on this one it won't boot ...
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How can I get back my grub menu after Windows update?

I have a dual boot installation on my laptop, I have both Debian 12 and Windows 11 installed. I updated Windows 11 yesterday and my laptop boots directly into Windows after the update, no grub menu is ...
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Switch partition drive on dual boot

I have a dual boot with Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 11. Each partition is on a specific drive, ubuntu is on a sata 500GB SSD and Windows is on a NVMe 1TB SSD. The windows partition barely use 200GB of ...
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How to solve blue screen issue coming even after using a USB media?

I have an HP-i3-7th bought in 2018. I had dual booted it 4 years ago with Win default and Ubuntu secondary. A year ago it started malfunctioning because the boot would not work properly. If Ubuntu is ...
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In Grub2, what does "error: null src bitmap in grub_video_bitmap_create_scaled" mean and how to solve it?

This error occurs when enter into some sub menu entry after I use the sleek theme for Grub2, and I have tried different size of PNG images trying to avoid image scales to prevent this error message ...
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GRUB: Windows Memory Diagnostic

I've been trying to add the "Windows Memory Diagnostic" utility to my GRUB bootloader. I have not had any luck, though. Every script I've tried writing has resulted in an error message, with ...
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GRUB - boot an ISO in an LVM2 logical volume

due to limitation in infrastructure, I cannot boot any VM from any ISO file, specifically I need gparted and clonezilla. In a CentOS 7 test installation, I can do something like: in /etc/grub.d/...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on HP Microserver Gen 8 (Attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'.)

"Attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'." I have two HP Microserver Gen 8 units, basic configuration. One has an LSI MegaRaid SAS card in it (running Raid5 on a 4x2TB set of disks); ...
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Linux mint doesn't work while using grub2win

I got a Asus vevobook resently and the laptop is very slow so I try to switch my os to linux mint cinnamon v21.3 by burning my sd card and booting it. Later I disable both safeboot and fastboot but ...
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PC boots to grub instead of windows boot manager after changing recovery partition

my pc was dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu but later i uninstalled the ubuntu, I also believe I remove the partition containing the ubuntu boot loader manager Recently, I needed to increase my ...
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Recovery of grub (in EFI) after starting Windows 10 in dual boot

Well known problem, but unknown solution (at least so far). The question has been asked millions of times, but a solution to this specific case didn't show up while searching. Feel free to point me to ...
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Can an EFI boot table entry override the timeout for GRUB?

It is possible for an entry in the EFI boot table to pass arguments to the stub that it loads. For example, this is commonly used to identify the system root when using the EFI-stub of a Linux Kernel. ...
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Dual boot | Dual drives: Linux over Windows

Preface: This is/was an attempt at creating a dual boot laptop (Asus), primary drive is housed on the motherboard sda has Linux Mint installed, secondary drive sdb has Windows 10 installed and plugs ...
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Wi-Fi adapter gets disabled automatically after system reboot

I have recently installed Ubuntu 22 alongside Windows 10; it is dual boot. My Wi-Fi adapter gets disabled after this. After some online research I have disabled the device (Realtek 802.11 adapter) and ...
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Landing in Grub shell while starting Ubuntu - Grub can't see all drives

I have installed Ubuntu beside Win10. Both are installed to their own hard drive. When I try to load Ubuntu I land in the Grub shell and Grub does only see the Win10 hard drive but not the Ubuntu one. ...
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Cannot load clonezilla locally throuth grub-customizer

I use to add Clonezilla as an entry of grub-customizer, so I don't need to carry a flash disk by myself everywhere I go for backup or restore of my system. I have changed the OS and moved to Archlinux ...
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no boot logo on windows after dual boot fedora

I dual booted fedora 39 with windows 11 the boot logo (vendor logo lenovo) during windows boot is black just the loading circle is there. But when i boot to fedora or screen before grub the logo is ...
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GRUB not showing support for all possible video modes

GRUB not showing support for all possible video modes. (Using Debian 12) GRUB only shows support for 1280x1024 maximum, but once GNOME is up, 1920x1080@60 shown per the XWAYLAND0 device. Why this ...
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Why is Macbook Pro 2019 with Intel & T2 NOT recognizing live USB for dual booting Linux using T2Linux ISO image?

Macbook Pro 2019 is NOT recognizing live USB for dual booting linux using https://t2linux.org ISO image If I use 'Option' key, it will just show the single option, Macintosh HD and boot into MacOS ...
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Linux Distros not booting, import_mok_state() not found

I have a MS Surface Book 2 with Debian, running the Linux Surface custom kernel. While trying to reinstall the kernel I clearly deleted some package I wasn't supposed to (linux-surface-secureboot-mok ...
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Can't load Nobara installed alongside Windows and Ububtu

I had windows and Ubuntu installed and tried to install Nobara. After installation I restarted the device and couldn't see Nobara in dual load window. These are the only options: Ubuntu Advanced ...
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What is the difference about BIOS, UEFI, Bootloader, Uboot and GRUB?

I want to better understand a few things. What is the difference about BIOS and UEFI? In PC, there is BIOS and Bootloader (such as GRUB). But why is there no BIOS in the embedded system (most often ...
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How to change boot_drive/operating_system from within that operating system?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to change boot drive or operating system that PC will boot into during the next startup but from within that operating system (!) as oppose to just going into ...
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Create a dual boot with an already existing windows partition

For the past few months I had an ubuntu with main OS and a windows 11 that I used with kvm/qemu. The whole data is on a distinct partition. Now I want to switch back to a dual boot with windows and ...
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USB with Kali Linux 2024.1 (not live) installed not visible in boot menu

Specifications: Laptop: Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (Gen 8) CPU: i9 (13th Gen) GPU: Nvidia Geforce RTX 4060 USB B is a SanDisk Ultra Luxe (128GB) For context: Secure boot is off. USB ports are working ...
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Centos 7 How Grub2 Reinstall on Raid 0 Disks

My dedicated server was not responding so I rebooted the server (CentOS 7). Now its showing there is "No bootable device found" . My system have 2 HDD's connected by hardware raid And 2 SSD'...
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After installing Debian on USB stick, stick does not boot on MacBook

My goal is to install Debian to be bootable from a usb stick on a MacBook with two usb ports. To do so I booted from Debian Live flash on the first usb port. Next I used to Debian installer to ...
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Ubuntu (ZorinOS) boots only into tty1 terminal after delering all default keyrings

I am attempting to boot my computer after utilizing Seahorse to remove all of the default keyrings. Regretfully, the only thing I receive in return is a terminal that appears only on my secondary ...
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How do I leave free space for grub when copying a whole system to a new media?

I've tried to copy a whole system to a new media. Like the existing layout, I'd like to use an everything-in-one-partition approach. This is what I've tried: create a partition table and one single ...
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grub rescue unknown filesystem

i am dual booting Win11 and artix linux(or trying to do so..) i have celan installed win 11, shrunk volume of drive, and w rufus created USB to install artix with after restart n selecting USB i just ...
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Can't find installed linux in bootmenu

I just tried to install Linux server to my ThinkCentre m92p. First I tried to install Ubuntu server. Installation was completed successfully, but I couldn't find anything to boot in my boot menu. Then ...
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How to fix grub menu entry for Windows 11

I have Win11 and Manjaro systems. I manually added menu entry for Win11 into 40_custom grub's config (MS's and linux EFIs are on the different partitions): menuentry 'Windows 11' { insmod ntfs set ...
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grub-mkconfig doesn't populate /etc/grub.d/10_linux menu entries (Void Linux)

I have been writing a script to install Void Linux (I need something more granular that void-installer). I am able to install grub without issue on UEFI but the BIOS install doesn't work. I do grub-...
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Can't boot without acpi=off

First: this might gonna get a long one, but I‘m desperately looking for help! Second: I‘m a total newb on Linux, so I have really limited Linux know-how. Specs: Asus ROG Strix G15DS-R7700X088W AMD ...
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Automatically booting from SSD not working as expected?

I bought a Lenovo ThinkCentre machine, used. I've installed Ubuntu from an USB flash drive. When I start the machine, it says, no bootable device found. I went into BIOS and set the primary boot ...
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Debian 12 install failed to install grub boot loader and now will only boot into grub and won't dpkg

Hardware: Mini PC Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake- N95 8GB DDR4 RAM 256GB PCIe 1X SSD Tried to install Debian 12 on whole system from flash but failed to install boot loader and now only boots into grub. ...
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Windows 11 keeps messing with grub at every restart (+ possible solution?)

I installed Windows 11 and then Archlinux (I set a dual boot system within the same shared Efi partition). Everything worked fine for a year or so. But now, whenever windows restarts, it makes grub ...
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Dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu on iMac: Windows not booting from GRUB or EFI

On my iMac 16.2 with already installed Windows 11, I also installed Ubuntu 22.04 (in the meantime upgraded to 23.10). The installation process went flawless until the first start with both OSes ...
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How do I enable the GRUB menu on a dual boot startup, without admin rights?

I set the grub timer to 0 from Linux, to make it automatically go to the selected OS without displaying the menu, but it was accidentally set to Windows. I do not have admin privileges in Windows or ...
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How to identify and delete Linux Bootloader/GRUB from my HDD?

Im using win 10 in my principal HDD. I needed a dual boot with linux mint, which should be in my SSD, so I installed it. The problem is that it installed the BOOTLOADER in the EFI of my HDD and not in ...
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Cloned SSD wont boot Debian

I had a smaller M2 SSD which I've cloned with clonezilla to a 1 tb M2 SSD. This contained a dual boot with Windows 10 and Debian. At first it didn't boot Windows or Debian. After some restarting I ...
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Install 2nd nvme with 2nd Linux; will grub install properly?

I have a Dell laptop with Debian 12 on an internal 2TB nvme device and grub. I wish to install a 4TB device in the 2nd nvme slot, and install Debian 12 on that 2nd nvme as well, which will be ...
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Linux no boot after cloning partitions

I had and old HP Compaq laptop I wanted to upgrade because the IDE HDD was dying inside. Previously I had set up a Windows XP / Lubuntu 14 dual boot on it. After cloning the drive with Rescuezilla to ...
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Python APP OS error: failure reading sector 0x10e6c8 from hd0

This is a Verifone Ruby2 POS. I have an Ubuntu boot flashdrive and another Ruby2 (main register). My question is can I repair/recover the hd0 (which is 2GB solid-state SATA Flash)? Or, copy Python App ...
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Grub script how to remove menuentries

I made a grub script to detect bootable disks and show them on grub menu. It is working but I want to put a rescan button and to make that first I need to remove old menuentries. How can I do? My ...
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My UEFI doesn't boot normally after a normal CMOS reset

It started with my computer hanging at the posting screen (the HP logo with a text under it that says: "protected by hp sure start"), it kept hanging for MINUTES before it goes to boot my OS....
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GRUB finds OS but doesn’t list it as a bootable option. Also not available in motherboard menu

I have been using EndeavourOS as my Linux distro for the past 4 months and it has worked fine. I recently updated my BIOS and since then it is not an option. My PC is dual boot here is a quick outline ...
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Windows 10/11, Manjaro Dual Boot: WIndows lagging, freezing not booting and suddeny windows partitions missing

My PC has quite a view issues, and already a view Problem fixes couldn't resolve the issue. Also symptoms varied a bit over time from OS-lags, to OS-freezes, to getting this crapmachine to boot. So It'...
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