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  1. [lubuntu] Re: Asrock Z68 Pro 3 Gen 3 BIOS P1.10 - No USB Boot

    My old BIOS system from 2006 had multiple devices shown USB-CD,USB floppy, etc, but did not seem to want to boot from a USB flash drive.
    Then one day I had flash drive plugged in and was checking...
  2. Re: boot-repair report on pastebin triple boot issues

    Report for grub in sda5, line 462 & sda8 line 540, your Ubuntu installs show Fedora entries?

    Typically Fedora uses LVM as default install.
    Ubuntu uninstalls the LVM drivers with an install if LVM...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub - Add windows

    Only because you have two drives, You can have one drive UEFI/gpt and the other BIOS/MBR. Some older UEFI required you to change settings so it knew which way to boot the drive you wanted to boot...
  4. Re: 20.04.1 is the HARDEST Ubuntu install ever

    If you you are bandwidth limited learn about zsync.

    I have not downloaded a full Ubuntu ISO for years.
    I started using zsync for the daily as it would just have minor changes.
    And when I zsync'd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot with Windows 10 not working

    Lets see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy & paste the pastebin link to the Boot-info summary report ( do not...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get Ubuntu installed on its own partition

    Scroll all the way up & choose ext4.
    That is the normal default for Ubuntu.
    Then choose use as / (root) for your / and choose other partition set ext4 and use as /home.
    Again only check the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub - Add windows

    This is correct as that was your old install partition. And that means you are trying to boot with the old grub in the MBR, not new UEFI grub in UEFI.


    While you have what looks like a UEFI...
  8. Re: NVME keeps crashing and causing file system errors

    You can check firmware version - FW Rev:
    sudo nvme list
    or
    udisksctl status


    If not installed,
    sudo apt install nvme-cli
  9. Re: Unable to boot Ubuntu Server on Dell R710 with UEFI, raid5 VG

    With some older BIOS systems and then with some newer systems there have been issues of boot files too far into a drive. Most of those were resolved, but I thought that was up to 2TiB.
    You are using...
  10. Re: 20.04.1 is the HARDEST Ubuntu install ever

    Your issue is very old hardware. The 304 nVidia driver is not supported anymore.

    See:
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2395766&p=13783513#post13783513
  11. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get Ubuntu installed on its own partition

    Along side will take some random partiiton and try to shrink it enough to squeeze in a new / partition.
    That is not what you want once you have already created partitions.
    You want Something Else...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get Ubuntu installed on its own partition

    Partitioning is unique for every person.
    It depends on your use & how much data you want to save and where you are saving it.

    Windows NTFS needs 30% free to work well. At 10% free, it becomes...
  13. Re: NVME keeps crashing and causing file system errors

    Have you updated UEFI?
    And updated SSD to latest firmware?
  14. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get Ubuntu installed on its own partition

    You cannot install Ubuntu to Microsoft formats like NTFS, default is ext4, but other Linux formats can be used.
    So select change, use ext4 and use as / (root). Optional is to split space and add a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub - Add windows

    Did you try fixes in #24?

    What if hard drive fails tomorrow?
    You need to know where your development data so you can back that up also.
    Years ago with Windows, I separated system c: from data d:...
  16. Re: Want to install windows 7 on virtual box - need to create ISO file?

    For UEFI boot on external flash drive the path must be /EFI/Boot/bootx64.efi.
    For Windows bootx64.efi would be a copy of bootmgfw.efi. For Ubuntu it is a copy of shimx64.efi.

    Bootmgr is normally...
  17. Re: Want to install windows 7 on virtual box - need to create ISO file?

    UEFI or BIOS?
    Original Windows 7 DVD was BIOS only & had to be copied to flash drive and some files moved around to create the /EFI/bootx64.efi file for UEFI boot.
    Update to newer Windows 7...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How do I preserve or recreate my (I think is grub) dual boot

    It looks like it made most of the selections automatically, or did you do that.
    I might include newest grub version & newest kernel, but that may or may not be newer versions.
  19. [SOLVED] Re: How do I preserve or recreate my (I think is grub) dual boot

    The chroot command are just mounting your partitions.
    Then you run a full reinstall of grub command.
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How do I preserve or recreate my (I think is grub) dual boot

    It looks like you have a full install of Ubuntu in UEFI mode.
    You do have grub in gpt's protective MBR which will not work, but otherwise does not matter as long as you never try to boot in...
  21. [kubuntu] Re: Original Windows installation to avoid warranty being voided

    The installer does not show labels, it may have a label.
    lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,LABEL,MOUNTPOINT,SIZE,fsused,MODEL | egrep -v "^loop"

    My old Dell from 5 years ago when first booted wanted a Dell...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub - Add windows

    Run Boot-Repair in advanced mode. And reinstall grub to sda and Windows type (syslinux) boot loader to sdb. Usually better to use Windows repair flash drive to make Windows fixes, but if Windows not...
  23. Re: install 20.4 alongside win 10 failed with 'grub-install/dev/sda' failed

    How you boot install media UEFI or BIOS is then how it installs for both Windows & Ubuntu.
    Windows only installs in UEFI mode to gpt partitioned drive. If it sees MBR it will not install. And it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub - Add windows

    +1 on tea for one's suggestions.

    You cannot have an UEFI boot of Ubuntu on same drive as BIOS boot of Windows.
    Ubuntu does let you install in UEFI boot mode to MBR drive and should not.
    ...
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    Re: how to create a portable ubuntu usb?

    Many names for USB flash drives or thumb drives. Widget, I assume is just another one.

    There is the live installer, the live installer with persistence to save some data & full install.
    Do you...
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