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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot ubuntu crashes

    Are you using Safe Boot or nomodeset boot parameter.

    This also says you may also need this boot parameter....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot ubuntu crashes

    Installer still refers to DVD/CD even when from flash drive.
    ISO is intended for either flash drive or DVD and does not check.
    I install from another internal drive and still get at end cannot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot ubuntu crashes

    Since you have nVidia, you need to use Safe Graphics.

    It think that just adds nomodeset like we used to have to recommend manually adding.
    And you want proprietary drivers so when you boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot ubuntu crashes

    What brand/model system? What video card/chip?
    Have you updated UEFI to latest firmware version.
    And updated SSD's firmware, also?

    What version/flavor of Ubuntu?

    Post this:
    sudo parted -l
  5. Re: after using Live USB , i have grub rescue error

    Often the error is from booting with an old install of grub in wrong boot mode.
    Or system is UEFI but you have an old BIOS boot install of grub in MBR. Or vice-versa.
    Check your boot mode in...
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    Re: problem with boot

    Some things to review:

    Slow Boot --------------------------------
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2450783
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2436900&p=13932499#post13932499...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't disable secure boot

    Is that an Asus motherboard? What model?

    Have seen others with various issues trying to get NVMe drive to work with adapters and old systems. For those old systems, I suggest just staying with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't disable secure boot

    What brand/model system?
    Do you have most current UEFI/BIOS from vendor?

    Ubuntu can install with UEFI Secure boot on. But proprietary drivers like nVidia are then a bit more difficult to install...
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    Re: df output changed

    My NVMe drive is listed last.
    And my USB drives that may be a high letter become sda on a reboot.
    That is why you cannot rely on device like /dev/sdc to run commands. And why fstab now recommends...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: How to read "ubuntu" file? anf other boot qustions

    If you know which entry is now invalid, you can delete it.

    sudo efibootmgr -v
    The "-v" option displays all the entries so you can confirm you're deleting the right one, and then you use the...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How to read "ubuntu" file? anf other boot qustions

    change your question to
    sudo efibootmgr -v

    see also
    man efibootmgr

    Ubuntu often has two entries, one using /EFI/ubuntu/grubx64.efi and one using shimx64.efi.
    Shim is used for secure boot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intel Graphics Drivers not installing?

    There seems to be several versions of Xe graphic or other Intel graphics depending on generation of chip and whether desktop or mobile.

    Xe is gen 12 or 11th-Gen Mobile Processors
    Gen 11 desktop, ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Separating OS and user "stuff"

    You can have all the data, Documents, Videos, Music, etc folders that are normally in /home in a data partition and link those folders back into /home, so it still looks like standard, but data is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Apps are installed in multiple places.
    I like to install zim to keep my notes on what I comment here & terminal commands as I do not remember all the extra parameters or exactly how they are used...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    You can also use gparted to partition in advance, but must change device label or default partitioning first.
    With gparted select gpt under device, advanced over msdos(MBR) default partitioning...
  16. Re: Help, just started using linux and I'm confused

    When in a directory, you do not use the leading / as that is then looking for that folder in / (root), not a lower level from where you are.

    Normally when you open a terminal you are at ~ which is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Only use NTFS partition if you have Windows. And make sure Windows fast start up is off, Windows may turn it back on with updates & then Linux NTFS driver cannot access it. You need Windows to run...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Grub won't load - No operating system error message

    I also was a bit suprised that conversion works.
    I know Windows now has a tool to convert from MBR to gpt, but have seem several posts where users had issues. Better for non-booting drives.
    And...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Grub won't load - No operating system error message

    With UEFI hardware better to have Windows in UEFI boot mode.
    Microsoft has required vendors to install Windows in UEFI boot mode to gpt partitioned drives since release of Windows 8 in 2012.
    ...
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    Re: External drive boot issue UEFI

    The Ubuntu installer is Ubiquity.
    But they are working on a totally new installer.

    Once we found the various work arounds, it is possible to install to external drive.
    Always best to partition...
  21. Thread: boot-repair

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    Re: boot-repair

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2325331&p=13492758&viewfull=1#post13492758
    Microsoft's official policy is a full backup, erase dynamic partitions and create new basic partitions. There is...
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    Re: UEFI and locked BIOS

    Does the manual have any info on correct way to reset UEFI?
    Most will reset if coin battery removed. Some have jumper pins, or both work.

    If UEFI Secure Boot on, UEFI setting to not allow USB...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 in legacy mode.

    The very newest Ubuntu 21.04 does seem to create a FAT32 partition on MBR drives. Not sure why.

    But how you install UEFI or BIOS totally depends on which boot mode you select when booting live...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo V15 G2 ALC Ryzen 5700U + Ubuntu 21.04 - NVMe disk now missing - can't bo

    For more info on efibootmgr:
    man efibootmgr

    You can see details on all entries which use GUID/partUUID to find ESP.
    sudo efibootmgr -v
    And then see the partUUIDs:
    lsblk -o...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to setup for "reboot to saved OS"

    UEFI does have a boot order.
    sudo efibootmgr -v
    And you can change boot order with efibootmgr and -o option.
    See also:
    man efibootmgr

    But major grub updates or Windows updates including its...
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