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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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Finally I found my answer. First I installed Freya in Legacy Mode, after that I converted it to UEFI using boot repair. After installation, I switched bios configuration to UEFI and boot in UEFI mode using Ubuntu Live (or other live media) and I do these steps: In Ubuntu first thing we need to do is remove bios_grub partition using GParted (Just find ...


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0.3.1 doesn't support 32bit UEFI either. There is an open ticket for supporting 32bit UEFI in the future on Launchpad


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I recommend that you first disable automatic boot repair from a console in Windows: bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No Try now if that has solved your problem. If not, you may have to manually set rEFInd. I had to do it in my Dell pc following the instruccions in the rEFInd website, in the "Alternative Naming Options / Renaming Files Manually" ...


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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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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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On a 2008 MacBook Pro I would suspect a failing hard drive, or at least multiple bad blocks. The 2008 should have come with a bootable DVD. You can boot from that and run Disk Utility to check the hard drive. An SSD is a very worthwhile upgrade, as well as additional memory. I would consider these upgrades, even if the drive tests OK.


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If you have a running linux system. Plug USB sudo parted /dev/sdX set 1 boot on sudo mount /dev/sdX1 /mnt sudo 7z x /path-to-iso -o/mnt/ Where X is your USB device (usualmente a)


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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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Try efibootmgr sudo efibootmgr -o XXXX,YYYY,ZZZZ Where XXXX, YYYY, ZZZZ..... are the ids you got with the fist command If elementary OS is your only OS why you have the Windows boot loader? You could delete it cp -r /boot/efi/EFI/Microsoft ./backup #If you want backup it. Recomended sudo rm -rf /boot/efi/EFI/Microsoft


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Hi I just received my XPS15 9560 as well and installed Elementary OS dual booting with windows (And of course run into the same issues as you). You need to install Elementary in UEFI mode and not in legacy mode In the bios you need to disable secure boot. Also (an absolute MUST) you need to switch your disk from RAID driver to AHCI, without it you won't ...


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I've looked into Rufus documentation and found this: I used an UEFI bootable ISO based on grub, but all I get is the grub prompt This can happen if you chose GPT partition scheme for UEFI computer in the Partition scheme dropdown, and part_gpt module was not included in grub when running grub-mkimage (See here). In this case, you need to select MBR ...


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Fixed it. I found a bug reported on launchpad that described my problem, it is apparently due to the installer (ubiquity) trying to open a file that it needs super user permissions for. The work around is to run the installer under sudo. To do this I selected "Try elementary without installing". Once booted there is a shortcut with the title "Install ...


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I had this problem last night in my laptop and even tho I could solve it I don't have a technical explanation for you. If you force install in UEFI mode it won't boot. As simple as that. I was looking for the reason behind this but all I could find was related to dual boot with Windows. What I did was to force the installation (just click continue) and ...


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I haven't reproduced your situation specificaly but I have been trough same condition once on pure Ubuntu. The package that does that on Ubuntu is "mokutil". If no prompt was shown to you to disable secure boot chances are you already are on "unsecure" mode. It showed to me very early on boot. Probably shown by the BIOS itself. Disabling it is permanent and ...


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You can boot into a Flash Drive with elementary OS and chroot into your machine. First get root with sudo su, and create some directory using mkdir /mnt/mainOS. Then just mount your HDD with the mount /dev/<your id> /mnt/mainOS command and chroot /mnt/mainOS /bin/bash -i into it. Your bash will now behave like you would be in your normal machine. ...


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I managed to fix the issue by reinstalling (though I don't think it was necessary) following these instructions, though I think it was mainly the last part that helped.


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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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The X205TA it's a really nice notebook. I think you should try this link ubuntu-16.04-install-asus-x205ta, reading some info on the web looks like this can work. Edit: right now I'm runnin the live usb, the kernel is 3.19 the emmc and the wifi is not working, this is and maybe debian reference instalation can help us (ñ_ñ).


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Disable (U)EFI on bios and try.


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Since the previous method not solved, this is the possible solution: Steps: Boot into windows and open command prompt as administrator, and run the command to disable hibernation powercfg /h off Disable Fast Boot, Control Panel --> select the Energy Settings-->enable show hidden settings -->uncheck Fast Boot ( this is the path in older systems) Now ...


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Well, if the same thing happens on both elementary OS and OS X then I'm more than sure that this is a hardware bug. The chances that you're going to encounter the same error on two different software platforms are very small.


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Here is how you solve this error. Change your BIOS to use Legacy boot method. (Disable (U)EFI secure boot). Open Elementary OS Freya on live USB, install boot-repair and repair your pre existing installation like you did before. Reboot. Now you can boot from legacy to boot into Freya and use UEFI to boot into Windows. If you get lucky, GRUB will detect ...


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Try this. From windows cmd: diskpart list disk select disk X clean create partition primary select partition 1 format fs=fat32 quick active assign Using (or like) 7-zip for decompress iso image into USB. In bios settings disable secureboot, legacyboot can (should) be disabled. Save preferences. At start, with USB plugged in, press F9, select "EFI file", ...


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When installer asks you how to install, (Only elementary, etc.), you must select "More", set partitions, choose the correct partition you want to mount as /boot, and correct device to install grub.


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I would suggest testing your RAM and hard drive for errors. I'm not sure if this will work since you have already loaded elementary, but you could try to run the apple hardware test described in this article http://www.macissues.com/2014/03/21/how-to-run-and-interpret-apples-hardware-tests-on-your-mac/: To invoke the hardware tests, insert the restore DVD ...


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You can create UEFI bootable USB drive (I'm use rufus) with elementary OS and boot from it. When you boot from USB with elementary you can install OS as usual and after it you will have two boot options in UEFI (also you can see LAN boot options if you enable it in BIOS): Windows Boot manager ubuntu And you can choose main boot option and boot from it. If ...


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I was able to successfully complete the installation by following this tutorial, I booted first in legacy mode to install then after having completed to install rEFInd (just download it, and execute install-refind.sh) I have reset the bios to the UEFI mode and rebooted. After this steps you'll see that the rEFInd UEFI menu is loaded instead of the original ...


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Boot Repair can be helpful, here's a good article about its installation and usage http://www.howtogeek.com/114884/how-to-repair-grub2-when-ubuntu-wont-boot/


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