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Update elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 has been released and fixes many of these issues. If you are installing or working on 0.3.1 and are experiencing these issues, we recommend you upgrade. Keep in mind that this is only a workaround! Rob Hartley (8ob): This is only a workaround though. The real question is why this happens in the first place. I did not ...


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Short answer: Install elementary on the LITEON disk. Use the other disk for your personal files and swap. Long answer: The use of two different drives may seem complicated, but this is actually going to be very useful for you. You have two different drives: the 32 GB Liteon is an SSD and the 500 GB Hitachi is a more traditional HDD. I suppose Windows was ...


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elementary OS does not support an OEM install mode at this time.


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Ok so this got it working for me. In the BIOS I kept only Launch CMS enabled (OpROM disabled). Boot menu now has "Windows Boot Manager", the hard drive and the DVD drive. With this combination I boot into Windows 10, install rEFInd and problem solved. If you don't have Windows Boot Manager in your boot menu you have to disable CMS, save and after ...


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If your computer boots straight to Freya: Run: sudo update-grub sudo reboot If not solved, Open terminal and run following commands: sudo mount /dev/sda6 /mnt sudo grub-install --boot-directory=/mnt/boot /dev/sda sudo update-grub Note: In first command /dev/sda6 is freya /root partition. If you are not sure about partitions number use sudo fdisk -l ...


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I found a solution hidden in the comments. Run this on your grub screen: configfile /efi/grub/ and hit tab (you may need to wait half a minute for it to load) It should give you a list of possible files. I chose cfg configfile /efi/grub/grub.cfg


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If you want to dualboot elementary and Windows you'll have to see the grub menu every time you turn your pc on. However, if you barely use one of those operating systems, you could hide the grub menu and edit a config file every time you want to access the other system. I don't recommend doing this since it's probably not worth the trouble. To hide your ...


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OK, I use the method posted here How can I fix a secure boot failing to grub when I installed 0.3.1?, and I did boot in !!!!! For the second problem, I enable the i915.preliminary_hw_support=1. Still testing, but for now, everything is OK. The kernel is 3.19.0-28 update: still have the problem similar to ubuntu 15.04, watch youtube, then die update: try ...


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I faced the same problem and solved it by connecting my pc to internet using ethernet. This will repair the grup-pc on the fly and will fix this error.


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I faced similar problem.The solution is disable secure boot in the bios security tab


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To solve this problem use this thread, Boot from live USB Identify the partition of elementary OS Open terminal and run the commands: (Replace sda2 with your partition ) sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt for i in /sys /proc /run /dev; do sudo mount --bind "$i" "/mnt$i"; done sudo chroot /mnt update-grub If you got errors then (this is optional): grub-install /...


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Boot using your live CD. Then you need to run these commands in a Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install boot-repair && boot-repair Boot repair will now open. Click on "advanced options" and search for the option that mentions "purge grub". Than click "recommended repair" and follow the ...


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There's many solutions for this on the web, I used another one not listed here, that's why my answer. This is the workaroud I used: Install boot-repair Go to Advanced options Look for 'purge grub' option Follow the steps


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As far as I am aware, that is not possible, however I will ask to check. You are probably best simply disabling secure boot on your newer device to maintain compatibility.


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Boot from the Live CD Open gparted → Right Click on sda1 → Flags: Check boot, quit Open terminal Mount partitions mkdir ~/efi mkdir ~/root sudo mount /dev/sda1 ~/efi/ sudo mount /dev/sda2 ~/root/ Reinstall grub sudo grup-install --efi-directory=/home/elementary/efi/ --root-directory=/home/elementary/root/ /dev/sda Reboot


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To not see the GRUB menu while booting: Open terminal and run: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Change GRUB_TIMEOUT value to 0 which is 10 by default. Now run sudo update-grub Now reboot. Note: If then you need to change to Recovery mode in some instance just press ESC when elementary starts. Then the GRUB menu will appear giving you the change to select ...


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Use grub-customizer Download latest version and install. Or This PPA contains the latest release of Grub Customizer Open terminal and run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install grub-customizer Open grub-customizer --> Appearence settings Note: After customizing don't forget to save ...


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This always works for me :- 1. download & create liveimage of supergrub iso. 2. boot super grub. 3. locate bootable OS on the pc. ( if more than one OS on the PC) 4. boot you preferred OS. 5. Login & go terminal as root. 6. usually most people prefer grub on "/dev/sda" but that's no always the case. So select the drive you prefer to install grub on....


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The Windows installation process generally does mess with Grub, the Linux bootloader. One way to prevent such issues is to install Windows in a virtual machine such as VirtualBox. This answer has more information on how to install Windows and then get your Linux setup working again. If you've already backed up your data, the simplest option might be to do ...


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There is a file /etc/default/grub You may change a line there, saying GRUB_DEFAULT=0 Uncommenting and changing it to GRUB_DEFAULT=SOME_NUMBER will change the default line in your grub screen to the "SOME_NUMBER+1". So if your windows 10 line is the 2nd then you need GRUB_DEFAULT=1 To do this it is better to make the backup of the file, change the ...


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You have to pres Esc key once before the elementary logo appears. Or, if you're not fast enough, edit grub file: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Comment (place a # before) the two timeout lines, just like in the image bellow: Ctrl + o to save the modifications Ctrl + x to exit nano sudo update-grub sudo reboot Now you'll get the GRUB screen, with ...


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No, you don't. (You have as many Linux operating systems, as you have system root directories, which are usually marked with a forward slash, /.) The items in the list are not different operating systems, but different Linux kernel version images, available to your OS. On how to remove older kernel versions, refer to this post. For some reason, newer kernel ...


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The elementary logo comes from the plymouth. Plymouth has different themes and it looks like you have changed the theme. In order to return to the elementary theme you have to type into terminal sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth and type the number of the /usr/share/plymouth/themes/elementary/elementary.plymouth theme in your list. after ...


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I have same issue because elementary os have little bug in installing grub without internet. When i connect to internet and installing again grub install properly. May you have same issue, try to install it with internet connection


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You can't install grub UEFI and grub PC in the same time I think (I'm not totally sure about it). First check in your BIOS settings of your efi pc if you can enbale legacy support. On my computer I can't boot anything exept a live usb with legacy enbaled. Both Windows, ubuntu mate and elementary os where installed with efi. I have a dual boot with Ubuntu ...


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Boot using the recovery option in your grub. Then open a terminal window and type: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Add nomodeset to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT: It should now look like this GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=5 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` ...


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I got the exact same problem since 2 weeks and I managed to recover just yesterday. I also have an asus vivobook and I was also stuck at grub (you can even go further and boot to a busybox/initramfs prompt but it's not helping). You have to install elementary 0.3 released on 2015-04-11. I think it handles in a much better way the boot than the 0.3.1 ...


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I've experienced the problem of Freya booting straight to the Grub console after installation. However, I did not have dual boot. I managed to fix the issue by following the steps laid out by Rob Hartley in the following link: https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1492801 Maybe it helps you, too! Good luck with it. After that initial hick up and ...


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From your fdisk -l output here You have to replace (hd0) with (hd1) To customize , sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install grub-customizer Open grub-customizer then you will see a prompt like this :Click on "yes" Now under List Configuration --> Right click on the entries you want to hide ...


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Boot using your live CD. Then you need to run these 3 commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair Boot repair will now open. Click on "advanced options" and search for the option that mentions "purge grub". Than click "recommended repair" and follow the on ...


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