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  1. [xubuntu] Re: Dual boot xubuntu/windows 10 - circular xubuntu login

    Can you boot recovery mode? Second entry in grub?

    May be best to see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not older Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Repaired Grub, but Ubuntu doesn't start

    There is not much, if any info that really says anything about your system, unless you label a partition with something that might be illegal.

    But you seem to have Ubuntu installed in BIOS boot...
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    Re: Desperate for help.

    Purge kernels should houseclean all the old ones.

    Normally:
    Updates, backups, delete old kernels - TheFu in Forums
    http://blog.jdpfu.com/2011/06/24/system-maintenance-for-linux-pcs...
  4. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Hard drive does not show up in paritioner when installing ubuntu mate

    You have to install Windows AHCI drivers before changing to AHCI in UEFI settings. You can change back if needed & Windows will work, but then Ubuntu will not.
    Very common on Dell.

    Is it separate...
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    Re: Desperate for help.

    Some of the errors are from flash drive installer sdb, which are not important. It is not always configured in a standard way.

    Is this a very old computer?
    Boot-Repair mentions the far from start...
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    Re: Desperate for help.

    I changed example to sda1.
    The example is just to show what you enter. And as an example it uses sda1. And since your partition is sda1, you can copy the example without having to make any changes....
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    Re: Desperate for help.

    Moved to Mint sub-forum since Mint 17.3.
    It also looks like you have done little or no maintenance. Even Windows requires users to do maintenance.
    You at least should have housecleaned old kernels....
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 19.10 installation freezes in blank screen after the GRUB2 screen

    Dell typically needs UEFI update & if SSD, SSD firmware update.
    You also need to change RAID/Intel RST to AHCI, but if dual booting with Windows install Windows AHCI driver first.
    With nVidia you...
  9. Re: 19.10 Server ISO install fails with nvme drive

    Many with NVMe drives have needed UEFI updates & SSD firmware updates.

    Has UEFI update & some settings in UEFI that are needed:
    How to install Bionic on Hades Canyon (nuc8i7hvk/nuc8i7hnb) with...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: unable to boot from USB stick - mmx64.efi not found

    Did you extract and copy all the files from the ISO into one FAT32 partition with the boot flag? No other FAT32 partitions on USB flash drive?

    Some just have needed to use a different port on...
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    Re: Focal Fossa toolchain uploaded

    I installed 19.10 from daily download on Tuesday before release on Thursday.
    Renamed the daily ISO to release and did zsync:
    fred@Bionic-Z170N:~/ISO$ zsync...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: unable to boot from USB stick - mmx64.efi not found

    If you have an Ubuntu install, anywhere, you can copy it from /boot/efi/EFI/Boot. You may have to change permissions on mount in fstab to be able to see that partition. My install of 19.10 created...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: unable to boot from USB stick - mmx64.efi not found

    Most just copy a file into /EFI/Boot and rename to mmx64.efi.
    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1085550/cant-install-ubuntu-18-10-on-xps-15-efi-boot-mmx64-efi-not-found
    Once installed you will have...
  14. Re: Ubuntu 19.10 Install from USB on Lenovo Y520

    Two similar models:
    Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2425907
    Lenovo Gamer Legion Y530...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Can't boot UBUNTU from a 1tb usb hard drive.

    Using startup disk creator on a 1TB drive, converts it to about 2GB.
    I would expect it to work as it should boot in either UEFI or BIOS boot mode.

    Use your 8GB flash drive and do a full install...
  16. Thread: 19.10

    by oldfred
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    [ubuntu] Re: 19.10

    Dell needs UEFI update.
    It also needs RAID/Intel RST changed to AHCI.

    DELL Inspiron 15 7577 18.04 needed boot parameters
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2386049
    No EFI boot on Dell...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB lost Xubuntu boot after I resize system disks on windows 7

    You show no Linux partition.

    Windows has for years with MBR partitioning, "forgets" to write partition table on updates to include Linux partitions.

    I think this is the first time I have seen...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: boot problem with ubuntu on HP PAVILION cx0012nl

    Have you updated UEFI from HP (even if new check version)?
    If SSD have you updated firmware?


    Did you install in UEFI boot mode?
    Did you install the proprietary nVidia driver?

    If not, you...
  19. Re: Acer BIOS has no option to change boot order

    Others have posted that you have to set a UEFI password which then opens many more options. Never lose that password or reset when done reconfiguring.

    Acer Trust Settings - details, some now...
  20. Thread: Move icons

    by oldfred
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    [ubuntu] Re: Move icons

    Your username looks like you email.
    Forum is regularly scanned by bots, and bad actors may pick up your email and spam you.
    If you want to change username:

    For name change, please post a request...
  21. Re: 19.10 Server ISO install fails with nvme drive

    Moved to server subforum.

    Do not know server, but with desktop I unmount incorrect ESP and mount correct ESP in middle of install (at screen that sets password & user).

    Main difference as I...
  22. Thread: 19.10

    by oldfred
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    [ubuntu] Re: 19.10

    What brand/model laptop?
    Most work. Many older systems need UEFI update. Some need various work arounds or boot parameters.

    Often better to install in UEFI mode with Secure boot off, so later you...
  23. Re: Acer BIOS has no option to change boot order

    Older Spin model with older version of Ubuntu. May give some clues.
    Acer Spin 5 Ubuntu 17.04 Needs Acer password & trust...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot loop error msg

    Grub is easy to install from live installer or using Boot-Repair.
    With UEFI and new drive, you just about have to reinstall grub or use efibootmgr to add UEFI boot entry.

    With UEFI I do also...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot with upgrade of Windows to version 10

    Pastebin not working.

    Is this a Mac? It says partition table is a Mac.
    Do not know difference with Mac and gpt.
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