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How can I fix a secure boot failing to grub when I installed 0.3.1?

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 ...
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How to erase two times elementary OS from my harddisk and install elementary OS again

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 ...
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Is there an elementary OS OEM install mode?

elementary OS does not support an OEM install mode at this time.
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How to enable dual boot menu?

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=/...
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Bootloader Issue with Freya

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 ...
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kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(2,0)

Have the same problem and found out that page: https://www.linux.com/learn/how-rescue-non-booting-grub-2-linux I used the commands from there: during grub-menu just enter c for commandline, than do ...
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Entering elementary OS directly

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 ...
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Why do I have multiple linux image? How to remove one?

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 ...
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Grub failure, Intel Core i7 6700 Skylake

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. ...
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Unable to install elementary 64-bit

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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How to access Dual boot when Grub is corrupted?

Here's the answer from https://askubuntu.com/questions/133533/how-to-remove-ubuntu-and-put-windows-back-on/143482#143482 It will help you restore the windows MBR The Master Boot record. You need to ...
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After repair grub error to boot SO

I faced similar problem.The solution is disable secure boot in the bios security tab
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Error in grub [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For

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 ...
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A fresh install boots to the grub command prompt

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-...
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Install elementary OS alongside Windows - Got problems

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' ...
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UEFI and Legacy boot

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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i can't boot elemntary os freya "minimal BASH like line editing is supported"

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 ~/...
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Installing elementary OS alongside Windows 10

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 ...
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How to remove or hide the GRUB boot menu in elementary OS?

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 ...
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changing grub background colour in Freya

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-...
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"unable to install grub in /dev/sda. This is a fatal error."

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. ...
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How to re-install windows without breaking my eOS

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 ...
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elementary OS 0.4 Loki, How To Edit Grub

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 ...
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Using elementaryOS with systemd-boot

I'm not sure about your hardware situation(EFI or MBR etc). So, in general, follow the Arch Linux wiki page for tutorial. https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd-boot In case you are trying to ...
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How do you access the command line boot menu when not dual booting?

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 ...
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How to restore elementary boot logo in grub file

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 ...
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Unable to boot after install on i386 platform, missing grub, black screen

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 ...
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UEFI and Legacy boot

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 ...
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OS Freya only boots in recovery mode and doesnt hibernate

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 ...
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Install elementary OS alongside Windows - Got problems

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 ...
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