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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    It was encrypted using eCryptFS, the one that came with Ubuntu.

    So I went with YannBuntu's advice to just upgrade. It copied over some config files (ThunderBird and others, including Chrome). The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Right. That is incorrect. Based off what I can find, the only reason I can't boot is because it can't find the kernel image. Can I just find the image elsewhere and place it in the correct...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    I used to be able to do

    sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda3and boot to grub, but now when I run it I get this error message:


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo grub-install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Yes, I had to turn on universe repositories by going into Software Center->Edit->Software Sources->Select universe repository.

    YannBuntu,

    TestDisk could not recover any data. It shows the same...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    YannBuntu, it is not in the repositories I don't think. I can't find it in the software center or by using the command-line.

    Oldfred, thank you. I already found most of those. I just needed help...
  6. Re: HOWTO: Purge and Reinstall Grub 2 from the Live CD

    Sorry for the late response drs305. I forgot to subscribe to this thread after replying.



    Yes, I just checked the disc image I downloaded on my wife's computer. 11.10 64 bit, which is the one I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    How do you run TestDisk? I downloaded the bz file onto a USB drive, unzipped it but was not able to run the executable from the command-line and the folder. I tried booting to it (as a desperate...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    It fails when I try "sudo chroot /mnt/temp" it says that I cannot chroot because it cannot find directory /bin/bash. I did not do the one line version. I used drs305's version.



    When I try to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    This sounds like a good idea. How do I backup the files though? I tried cp but I don't have access to the files as it thinks I'm not the owner and I'm not able to chroot into it. Also, just to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    That does not sound good. There's no way to get chroot to work?


    I just tried Super Grub Disk (USB did not work for others who are wondering, I had to burn it on a disc). It did not work.
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  11. Re: HOWTO: Purge and Reinstall Grub 2 from the Live CD

    Hi drs305,

    Sorry to bring up an old thread. I've just read all 20 pages of the thread hoping someone would have something similar. The closest was post 126 (your reply on 129) as I got the same...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Yes, Windows works ok.

    Yeah, a re-install might be quicker but unfortunately, that's not what I need. It took a lot of extra scripts and installations to get it working well for me and I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    New update, I was able to uninstall the old grub and ubuntu (the 10.04), I ran Boot-Repair again hoping to get it to run, but it still didn't work. Here is the updated Results file or the number ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Here is the boot-info-script resuts.txt as requested. Let me know if you need anything else. This looks promising, I just don't know how to fix it.


    Boot Info Script 0.60 ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Boot repair only gives me a grub message. I did not try Super Grub as it seems it would do the same as Boot Repair. Also, I would need to find another USB to put it in (I know these are cheap and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Yes, I've taken a look at it. I just don't know how to implement it.

    This is where I am now:
    -using find boot/grub/stage1 finds the grub that I originally installed on 10.04 (which for some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HP TouchSmart tm2 Troubles

    I got too busy to ever fix this. I apologize and thank electricj for his efforts.

    A year later, I went to a Linux Build event and got Ubuntu 11.10, which had fixed all the touchscreen/ati display...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to re-install grub after re-size

    Hi all,

    I had created a small partition for Ubuntu 11.10 when I installed Ubuntu. Unfortunately, the only way was to reduce my Win7 partition and move the Ubuntu partition to the left.

    Using a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HP TouchSmart tm2 Troubles

    Yeah, there is a safe mode to boot into, but it doesn't help anything. Yeah the drum noise doesn't come at all. But, when I force close (by pressing the power button) the ubuntu icon with the five...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HP TouchSmart tm2 Troubles

    I'm not completely sure what a console is but after trying to press the buttons, nothing happened.

    Something I did not mention is that, I am able to access GRUB. Don't know if this matters but...
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    [SOLVED] HP TouchSmart tm2 Troubles

    Hi all,

    I know the title is a bit broad but I cannot exactly pinpoint my problem. The more I was trying to fix it, the more I realized it may not be just one problem. It does narrow down to ATI...
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