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  1. Re: Dualboot with 2nd Linux distro (EFI + Grub)

    I know with Ubuntu you cannot share a /boot partition.
    Not sure with other distributions, but issue is that kernels may not be unique or it tries to configure wrong one.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Pavillion x360 Ubuntu install

    You may have to update UEFI firmware & if SSD, SSD firmware.

    You typically have to first install AHCI driver into Windows....
  3. Thread: / full 91%

    by oldfred
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    [SOLVED] Re: / full 91%

    If data in a normal folder, you can use ncdu.
    change to / & run ncdu, if you see a large folder, you then click on it to see what is in it.

    But it could be you deleted files as root user and...
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    Re: UEFI EMMC Install Problem

    Acer typically requires "trust" setting in UEFI settings for any UEFI boot entry other than Windows.

    Aspire E15 will not dual boot, many details Trust settings in step 35...
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    Re: Grub2 & Windows 10

    You have booted live installer in old BIOS/Legacy/CSM mode.
    CSM - UEFI Compatibility Support Module (CSM), which emulates a BIOS mode, only available with secure boot off.

    As Boot-Repair says...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Older CPU out-pacing newer one

    Do you have latest firmware for both UEFI and SSD?
    That can make a difference.

    Some settings also can help, not just boot.
    Slow Boot --------------------------------...
  7. Re: Ubuntu Ubuntu Dualboot - 2 Disks - Full disk encryption

    I have not tried it recently, but no.

    I have changed distribution in grub to have unique name. Then sudo grub-install uses that name. You can see the various entries. They all boot the one Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Secure boot with nVIDIA?

    I currently do not use Secure Boot, nor plan to in near future unless major issues.
    I also will not be dual booting Windows 11.

    More info on Secure boot.
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UEFI/SecureBoot...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda.sdb

    Only some newer systems now support firmware update from Linux. You can see if yours is available:
    Devices using LVFS for firmware updates
    https://fwupd.org/lvfs/devicelist

    Most also update from...
  10. Re: Just got my first Linux computer last night.......

    You also may want to consider converting to a lightweight flavor.
    Light weight flavors:
    Lubuntu, xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Budgie
    https://ubuntu.com/download/flavours

    Dell D620 Mutter bug BIOS...
  11. Thread: Inspired

    by oldfred
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    Re: Inspired

    My system is from 2014 and has not had an UEFI update for years.
    So do not know if that means it is an issue or if it has been updated via Linux firmware.

    The resolution as I understood it, was...
  12. Thread: Inspired

    by oldfred
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    Re: Inspired

    I am almost always suggesting users update UEFI firmware.
    Partially for this:
    Spectre virus, repoline firmware update
    Almost all systems need UEFI updates, anyway, for mitigation of Meltdown and...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda.sdb

    Brand new Lenovo's are UEFI class 3 or UEFI only.
    Yours looks older, so should have CSM aka BIOS aka Legacy boot mode. Microsoft required that in the past....
  14. [SOLVED] Re: No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda.sdb

    Please use code tags for longer text or terminal output. I added them for you in first post.
    Easy to add by highlighting text and using # icon in Forum's advanced editor.

    Better to follow...
  15. Thread: Inspired

    by oldfred
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    Re: Inspired

    Found this did not work. One name not updated.
    Had similar issue with MAFoElffen's github as the version I saved of the wget command was the old support-info name.

    From...
  16. Thread: Inspired

    by oldfred
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    Re: Inspired

    Question on USB output.
    We are using lsusb -t -vv which seems wordy?
    Plain lsusb is shorter and seems to have most of the same info?
    driver may be the only added info we might want?

    ...
  17. Re: Dual boot with windows 10, booting into Ubuntu after windows gives error

    First boot Windows & run chkdsk and make sure fast start up is off.
    Fast Start up off (always on hibernation), note that Windows turns this back on with updates, SHIFT + Shut down button...
  18. Re: Dual boot with windows 10, booting into Ubuntu after windows gives error

    Please do not post duplicates, we all are volunteers and need to know what others have posted.
  19. Re: Dual boot with windows 10, booting into Ubuntu after windows gives error

    Closed duplicate. See
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2466778

    Please do not post duplicates, we all are volunteers and need to know what others have posted.
  20. Re: Dual boot with windows 10, booting into Ubuntu after windows gives error

    Closed duplicate.
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2466778

    Please do not post duplicates, we all are volunteers and need to know what others have posted.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ready to kick this laptop to the kurb!

    Are you changing Boot Order in UEFI/BIOS, or the f2 & then boot tab?
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    [SOLVED] Re: memory problems

    With 8GB you should not have any issue unless in Firefox you have hundreds of tabs open at once.

    Ubuntu is now a heavier system and does need more resources, but your system should be plenty.
    I...
  23. Thread: Inspired

    by oldfred
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    Re: Inspired

    I think all the credit goes to MAFoElffen & sudodus who did the heavy lifting on the script.
    And MAFoElffen for starting the project.
    Thank you for all your effort.
  24. Re: PCIe/nvme driver (won't come out of sleep mode)

    I could not get into HP's support site.
    USA HP does not have that system.
    General Google search found system, but HP wanted serial number to get into support area.

    Similar system showed that you...
  25. Thread: Add SSD?

    by oldfred
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    [SOLVED] Re: Add SSD?

    Do you have a Windows install or Windows repair disk?
    You cannot fix NTFS from Linux, so when chkdsk or defrag is required, you will need Windows.

    Do you want one large partition?
    If media, you...
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