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GRUB is the GRand Unified Bootloader, a BootLoader that can be used to boot most operating systems.

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Odin installer goes black after 'try or install elementary'

I posted this as a bug report last week, but I'm also posting here to see if anyone has suggestions for what I can try next. Most of the posts here that describe a similar issue (with Hera, eg. 1, 2) ...
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Elementary OS 6 not booting - drops into initramfs prompt

The issue has occurred after the accepted solution to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/675425/regular-update-broke-initramfs-on-elementary-os-6/675476#675476 This is how my screen looks when I ...
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Elementary OS 6 - The login screen goes missing

After upgrading the Kernel to 5.11.0-37-generic, I cannot access the Elementary OS login screen whenever restarted. I will need to reboot the PC a couple of times before accessing the Elementary OS ...
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Resume from suspend causes reboot

I recently stuck a second hard drive with Windows 10 installed in my system. Ever since, suspend is not working correctly in Elementary OS. The computer appears to suspend normally, but when I wake it ...
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ElementaryOS Won't boot after normal installation from live USB

I've installed ElementaryOS, and it won't boot. It shows me the ElementaryOS Logo, but then it changes to a terminal with the cursor blinking. There is no text in the terminal whatsoever. Please help ...
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How to load kernel from GRUB

Elementary OS is hosted on sda5. Win 10 was on sda1(?). I deleted BOTH partitions to resize sda5. I restarted my laptop and was greeted with the GRUB2 interface. I have no clue how to get back into ...
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Windows 7 does not boot after installing ElementaryOS 5.1

I have some experience setting up Windows Linux Dual boot, but unfortunately yesterday I ran into a problem. The grub menu does not have Windows 7 on it, and I don't know how to get it on there. I ...
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Boot from DVD from grub?

I have a laptop with just elementary os on it. I have a windows 10 iso on a dvd that I want to boot off of. It isn't booting from the DVD-ROM when I restart it just starts up the os. If I try to ...
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Elementary os boots to a black screen with recent update

Elementary os boots to a black screen with recent update. Will not boot. No logo just goes to black.
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Cannot boot to bootcamp Windows10 without usb

I have a Macbook pro early 2015 with bootcamp Windows 10. I have installed elementary os to usb flash drive and it boots up via bootcamp windows disk option via GNU Grub. However, now, Windows does ...
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Not able to boot OS

I accidentally moved /etc to /home/etc. I fixed that via putting init=/bin/bash in the boot commands, booted, and dropped into a shell with an (initramfs) prompt, where I then did cryptsetup ...
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Can't get passed splash screen

So tried to install elementary OS via a USB. I initially tried to install it alongside Ubuntu. This was all fine but then I received a "fatal error" concerning the grub. I couldn't click anything so I ...
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elementary OS does not boot after 0.3.2 update

After the last update and rebooting a Grub screen showed. Totally new, as I have elementary OS as my main and sole OS. The options it gives are -elementary OS -Advance Options for elementary OS, which ...
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Booting into GRUB after installing on top of Ubuntu 14.04

Installed over Ubuntu 14.04 which was installed over OS X on an old MacBook Pro. Greeted with the GRUB bootloader. I have seen this thread but I have an extra issue that prevents me from using the ...
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GRUB packages removed during installation?

I'm not sure exactly why these packages were removed, unless for an upgrade. But this current installation of elementary OS that I'm running was finally installed after 2 failed attempts where grub ...
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Installation error when installing parrot os, I get the following screen

Tipos de traducción Traducción de texto Texto original 764 / 5.000 Resultados de traducción Resultado de traducción When I go to install parrot os from a bootable pen, when it starts up it shows me ...
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grub-customizer not updating any settings on elementary OS 7.1 horus

Installed grub-customizer, applied my changes, saved them and ran sudo update-grub, once i restarted the bootloader didnt change at all, am i doing something wrong?
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Black screen with backlight at startup

I am using the newest version of Elementary OS (as of 24 Sep 2023) using a HP 250 G5 and whenever i turn on my linux computer, it just shows a black screen with backlight, but no black line or ...
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Operating System Updates fail in AppCenter. Runs for 1 second, stops, and the updates are still pending. (grub related packages held back.)

sudo apt upgrade results in: "The following packages have been kept back: grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common shim shim-signed": michael@elementaryOS-phy:/$ sudo apt upgrade Reading ...
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Elementary OS does not boot

After installation the elementary OS did not boot. I can't be sure what is wrong. If I installed any other type of linux like LinuxMint or Fedora they seem to support multiboot and are booting well. ...
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Changing the boot order in grub to have windows boot by default

When my computer boots up I get the grub menu with Elementary Odin as the first item. If I do nothing it boots to Odin of course. I would like to have windows boot by default. I have tried grub-...
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Limbo state shutdown or reboot

Computer shutdown fine, but after shutdown computer comes in to a limbo state. It it will not boot. Only showing a black screen. Holding down power button for four seconds and start computer again. ...
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GRUB Editing not working, leaving R9 390 on a dark screen

I use an MSI R9 390, the card is famously unoptimized and needs GRUB edits for injection of kernel arguments radeon.cik_support=0 radeon.si_support=0 amdgpu.cik_support=1 amdgpu.si_support=1 amdgpu....
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I tried to install Odin on a separate drive to dual-boot with Windows 10 but now I cant use Windows

Sorry if I don't provide enough information, it's just that I'm not very savvy with these things. I tried to install elementary OS 6 Odin on a separate HDD while having a Windows 10 installation on my ...
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grub unusable output after fresh elementaryOS 6 install

After doing a fresh install of Odin, whole disk, on a 2015 13” MacBook Pro the grub menu is showing 1 row of pixels of output. Seemingly, this error also prevented me from being able to use the ...
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AMDGPU problems installing elementary OS 6 beta 2

I am on elementary OS 5.1.7 and trying to install elementary OS 6 beta 2. I used Etcher to create my live USB. However, when booting up from the live USB, I am only getting a blank screen.I am on AMD ...
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Grub does not open automatically

I have been using elementary OS for some time now(months). I have it dual-booted with Windows 10. What I did to open elementary OS was to press "esc" while booting, then choose boot options, ...
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Mac Pro 3,1 installation from USB freezes

USB-stick made with Etcher but after boorin shows up only some cryptic text ... Should DVD help or getting rid of Rock Ridge dual folders in iso ? JK
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Unable to enter eOS after restoring snapshot in TimeShift

After restoring a snapshot from TimeShift my laptop reboots and boots onto a blue screen that reads "ERROR: Verification failed:(0x1A)Security Violation". I have to go into my BIOS setup and ...
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Touched Boot Sector 0

The installer does not honor disk install target ... it sort of installed where I asked but then during Grub creation decided to muck around the primary disk boot sector. really not sure why that ...
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Elementary won't boot with a QHD monitor

i have installed Elementary on my NUC-8-i7 about 6 months ago. Everything was working perfectly for me and i had no issues. Recently I upgraded my monitor to a QHD monitor and suddenly it won't boot......
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How to remove grub on startup

I've a single OS pc, with latest version of elementary installed on. Everytime I start up the system, Grub asks me to select what to boot or it will select automatically in 30 second the first row (...
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solved, suddenly no more dual boot

I'm new to the subject an installed elementaryOS on a pretty old (1,8 GHz single processor) WinXP computer. So far everything worked fine for a few days. Now when I try to boot Windows, I chose ...
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Windows Boot Manager loops back to GRUB

Lately I installed eOS 5.1 Hera on my good old Asus X52JC (BIOS,no UEFI) next to Win10. Almost completely successfully, except an issue with GRUB I cannot get solved myself so far. What works: Boots ...
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Why does the Elementary installer insist on installing Grub on a drive that I haven't installed Elementary on?

This is a major annoyance. I've just installed Elementary on an external SSD (used Gparted to configure the partitions on the drive etc.) and when the installation is finished I find the install ...
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How to change kernel for a non booting OS

When I boot up everything is fine until I get to userware, then screen looks funny/not smooth and keyboard and mouse stop working, only a hard reset gets me out. When I checked on next bootup, I saw ...
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How to switch boot sequence in dual boot PC?

Fellas I've been using Linux Mint for quite some time & recently have replaced my Windows partition with Elementary OS. But the Boot sequence hasn't changed. I want to make Elementary my default ...
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Unable to install GRUB message (Hera)

I was running Elementary OS Loki or Juno (don't remember) on my Asus T100TA laptop. I figured I'd do a clean install of Hera, and since I had nothing of value on my computer I just removed all ...
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Grub Visual Error

Grub start to look like that. Just visual, don't have any functional problem.
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Read error after wrong 'set root' in grub rescue

I have a dual boot with elementary OS and Windows and somehow I wasn't able to enter Windows and Grub rescue appeared. I entered set root=(hd0,msdos4)/@ and set prefix=(hd0,msdos4)/@/boot/grub as I ...
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Windows 10 not showing in grub after elementary OS installation

I had Windows 10 installed on my drive now I installed elementary OS on a separate partition on the same drive. Both are on EFI system. The grub menu is not showing any option to boot to Windows only ...
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Problems with installation (beware: noob level over 9000)

Reposting here from reddit Hi everyone, Noobity McNooberson here. So, next semester I'm supposed to start a programming class and I'm very excited for it, so I thought I would install a linux based ...
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Can't add Windows 10 to GRUB after installing Juno

I used to have my main disk with Elementary have Windows 10 (which is on a separate SSD) as an option on GRUB on Loki. I have just updated to Juno, but now I can't seem to add Windows 10 to the boot ...
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How can I copy the /boot/ folder and it's contents from the live USB to sda1?

I made school boy when trying to follow the instructions for making a bootable SD card for ArchARM. I think I have either overwritten the boot folder on my primary partition with the ArchARM files or ...
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Problem when I try to boot Elementary OS

After I installed Elementary OS with dual boot (also have Win 10), whenever I try to boot Elementary a message appears saying NTFS5 : no eosldr and then this: I need some help!
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Missing OS on e OS mac USB install

Re: elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814.iso mac etcher-1.1.2.dmg Hi Shasum zero[d] referenced image file, but elementary OS installer could not install grub correctly on the target USB drive, ...
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Double Grub boot

after doing a clean install of Elementary OS, i got the Grub boot loader. So i thought, i get rid of the whole installation and do a full clean reinstall. And now i have a double Grub boot loader. On ...
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