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    Re: Problem with UEFI installation

    The site below is the official Ubuntu documentation on the subject so would be a good place to start.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
  2. Re: after using Live USB , i have grub rescue error

    Did you get the output you posted in post 11 from your live usb? If so, it should show at least 2 drives, the usb you are using and the internal hard drive on which you have Ubuntu. Post the entire...
  3. Re: after using Live USB , i have grub rescue error

    As pointed out above, modifying a 'personal' file which you created in your /home/user/Desktop directory should have no effect on Grub.

    Boot the live usb you have and when you are at the grub...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How to read "ubuntu" file? anf other boot qustions

    [QUOTE][Where is "ubuntu" file ?[ /QUOTE]

    The ubuntu entry shown with efibootmgr refers to the efi boot files on the EFI partition which are in a directory named ubuntu. There are multiple files...
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    [SOLVED] Re: installed but won't boot

    You can use the GParted Partition Manager which is on the Ubuntu Live/Install USB. Open a terminal by simultaneously holding down the Ctrl+Alt+t keys and when the terminal opens, type: sudo gparted...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install Ubuntu

    Did you do an md5checksum on the downloaded iso fille?
    What software did you use to burn it to the DVD?
    And of course, did you set the DVD to first boot priority in the BIOS?
    Is this an EFI...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to setup for "reboot to saved OS"

    On an EFI system, when booted it access the firmware on the system board then goes to the boot priority and selects the disk in first boot priority and then goes to the EFI partition to access that...
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    Re: Ubuntu messed up my BIOS

    Yes it is. The BIOS firmware has listings for each and any OS installed. That is how the system knows which OS to select from the EFI partition which has separate directories for each system. In...
  9. Re: Ubuntu install on usb hard disk fails to boot when plugged into different usb por

    I had this problem several years ago with a specific brand laptop. It had 3 usb ports but would only boot from one of them. What manufacturer is your computer? Do you have a manual for it? You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moove the /boot folder

    If you can boot Ubuntu by selecting that option in the BIOS firmware that's the way you will have to do it. When you want windows, select the windows option in the BIOS firmware.
    Part of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moove the /boot folder

    What happens when you access your BIOS firmware boot options? Are you able to boot Ubuntu with any of the 3 options shown by efibootmgr output (Boot0015, Boot0016, Boot0017)/

    If you can't resolve...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moove the /boot folder

    The information you posted in post 5 above shows only an Ubuntu entry on the EFI partition. When you list files/folders in the EFI partition, there should be a folder named Microsoft which contains...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moove the /boot folder

    You have windows partitions and 2 EFI partition on sda as well as a LInux(Ubuntu) install on that drive as a logical partition (sda5) within the Extended partition sda4. You also have a Linux ext4...
  14. Re: Repairing Windows BCD file with live Ubuntu

    Any computer less than 10-12 years old should be able to boot from a usb. Have you booted from a usb on the Samsung previously? Have you tried different usb port to boot from?
  15. Thread: boot-repair

    by yancek
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    Re: boot-repair

    Line 54 of boot repair shows Boot0000* Ubuntu which is what you need to select in your BIOS firmware to boot. You should have a Boot or Boot options section in your BIOS firmware. Also, you need...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moove the /boot folder

    Windows 10 is generally an EFI install and on sda you have 2 efi partitions when you should have only 1. sdb has your Ubuntu system and has an extended partition which would indicate it was...
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    Re: Ubuntu messed up my BIOS

    I think what the other member meant in that post is that Linux/Ubuntu will not make the changes the OP is talking about, preventing access to the BIOS which is correct. Of course, Linux/Ubuntu puts...
  18. Thread: Lubuntu newbie

    by yancek
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu newbie

    The install option will install to the hard drive. There should be an option to Try Lubuntu which you can select to try Lubuntu and run it from the usb without making changes to your hard drive.
  19. Re: Double-clicking on shell-script or .Desktop file no longer works?

    This is deliberate by the Gnome developers. See the link below for a detailed explanation.

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/01/gnome-desktop-icons-removed-3-28

    1 methods of doing this are...
  20. Re: Double-clicking on shell-script or .Desktop file no longer works?

    This is deliberate by the Gnome developers. See the link below for a detailed explanation.

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/01/gnome-desktop-icons-removed-3-28

    1 methods of doing this are...
  21. Thread: Disk full error

    by yancek
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    Re: Disk full error

    Which security software are you using? This kind of software will save images to a specific folder and image files can be large. Is it set up as motion detect? Is it set up to delete images after...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install dual boot with windows

    You haven't indicated which release of windows you are using but, if it is windows 10, the site below gives complete instructions on the process which would be a good starting point. Also note the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows doesn't load up on GRUB menu

    Which release of windows are you using and is it an EFI machine? Can you go into the BIOS firmware and select windows there?

    You might try downloading and running boot repair from the site at the...
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    Re: Grub has made windows hdd unbootable

    I use ~$ efibootmgr -o 0001, 000E, {my bootlist}

    Did you use the above command or did you preface it with sudo as required?

    Some systems are difficult to change with efibootmgr but you...
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    Re: Grub issue after using boot-repair

    More likely the problem is related to using OS-uninstaller. Lines 64-66 of boot repair indicate 1 OS detected and that is windows 8 or 10. Lines 44-50 show an ext4 partition but none of the files...
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