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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installed, now sign things for Secure Boot

    How you boot install media, UEFI with Secure Boot, UEFI (without Secure boot), or BIOS/CSM/Legacy is then how it installs.

    The Secure boot install will auto sign kernels & grub. But if you need...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help automounting drives using fstab

    Once you reset ownership & permissions, you do not have to redo them.

    I do often download something or use sudo (when I should not) and root takes ownership.
    So I occasionally rerun commands, as...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: grub does not appear to be loading, can select os via boot selection (bios screen

    To see details of UEFI boot entries.
    sudo efibootmgr -v
    man efibootmgr

    Is Ubuntu also in UEFI boot mode?
    Is Windows fast start up off, so grub can add Windows to grub menu?
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help automounting drives using fstab

    With NTFS the permissions are set in mount by fstab.

    But with Linux formats you specify ownership & permissions.
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FilePermissions

    I do this on my data...
  5. Re: How to recover after using dd to image the wrong device.

    It is only showing an 11MB ISO hybrid partition. That is then what you overwrote, but no partition table shown.
    ISO did overwrite the primary partition table.
    Do not know if you need to zero out...
  6. Re: How to recover after using dd to image the wrong device.

    Since large drive, did you have multiple gpt partitions?
    Was drive bootable, so it had an ESP as first partition?

    You have totally lost whatever the dd wrote & almost for sure the partition table...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help updating GRUB -ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    Main reasons grub does not see Windows is that it is hibernated. Windows turns hibernation back on with updates, so first check that. If Windows on separate drive, you should be able to directly boot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help updating GRUB -ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    One of the regulars who posts, says if it takes more than an hour or two, better to just reinstall & restore from backups.
    Of course he also wants everyone to have good backups and if LVM with...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Windows boot still fails after following Intel RST instructions

    Have you tried the saft boot method?

    Windows AHCI instructions - some have found safeboot method better...
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    Re: About migration and backup

    Do not know LVM.

    But dd not recommended. It also copies all blank/unallocated space. And will convert your 4TB drive to 2TB (any other data on 4TB drive will be lost), and then you have to resize...
  11. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Unable to find volume group when booting

    Report is not showing fstab which is in the LVM.
    Is Boot-Repair correctly mounting LVM?

    Post /etc/fstab from your chroot or when running Boot-Repair and LVM is mounted.
    Some found manually...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help updating GRUB -ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    Conversion from MBR to gpt will erase drive, so if you have any other data on drive, be sure to have good backups.
    There are tools to convert MBR to gpt without erasing data (backups still...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help updating GRUB -ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    Did you say what brand/model system?

    Some other users have posted that system seems to be UEFI only. Not sure if then user could not find setting, as some seem to hide it or not.
    Lenovo announced...
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    [SOLVED] Re: need help updating GRUB -ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    Moved to Other OS, since elementary OS is not Ubuntu.

    Are both installed in UEFI or both in BIOS boot mode?
    How you boot install media, for both Linux & Windows is how it installs.

    Systems...
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    Re: Rebooting Via 'REISUB' Doesn't Work

    They changed the default.
    I believe only R & B work with default.

    https://digitalfortress.tech/debug/what-should-you-do-when-ubuntu-freezes/
    Here is a method to enable the process by editing a...
  16. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Unable to find volume group when booting

    If you install to sda, that should work.
    But it should be updating grub.cfg not a menu.lst.
    I did not think Boot-Repair even worked with grub legacy.

    The kernel listing must be some issue with...
  17. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Unable to find volume group when booting

    Did you use Advanced mode?

    Not seen all the kernels listed like that? Have you not housecleaned old kernels?
    Assume this is an upgrade and that is why it is looking at all the very old kernels?...
  18. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Unable to find volume group when booting

    Do not run the auto fix, but use advanced mode and choose total reinstall of grub and update to newest kernel options.
    Make sure LVM is mounted. but it looks like it did get mounted in report.
  19. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Unable to find volume group when booting

    My systems often change flash drive to sda & rest of drives move up one.

    Lets try Boot-Repair & its advanced mode. Not sure if it will mount LVM or not, but if it does not see if you can manually...
  20. Re: How to create several partitions and tell ubuntu installer which one to install i

    Deadflowr's link which has screen shots should be what you need.
    But you must know if system is UEFI or BIOS. Hardware since about 2012 is normally UEFI.

    If newer user having just large / (root)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Replacing Linux Mint with Ubuntu

    I would make sure I had a good backup of everything, including list of installed apps (may be different in Ubuntu), /home, some settings in /etc and anything else like if you installed any server...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Gnu Grub Version 2.04

    It sounds like Xubuntu's grub did not install, and you are booting with the old grub you had.
    Did you install in same boot mode as previous install, or were both UEFI or both BIOS.
    And then in...
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    Re: Username change request

    All done.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: I buy Dell laptop with Ubuntu and the hardware is not supported

    See also:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/pop_os/comments/hl3jxg/fingerprint_login_working_on_dell_with_goodix/
    &...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Specification of new NVMe SSD to be purchased.

    If you have two M.2 slots, why would you need an adapter?
    I think that is only for those with one slot on motherboard.
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