Ubuntu 11.10 grub v.1.99 - how to disable boot menu

I have a single OS on the machine with:Ubuntu 11.10grub v.1.99I am trying to disable the menu when the pc is booting (it gives the list of GNU ubuntnu list...). Sometimes this menu appears. I read in many forums that ther are that I can install grub 2 and when i have the menu at the Tab "Boot o ...

Ubuntu 11.10 grub problem.

After upgrade attempt to Ubuntu 11.10, my laptop Compaq 615 died (previously dual boot Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7). After reboot, screen is following:error: incompatible license.grub rescue>I tried to load: Ubuntu 11.10 boot disc, to repair grub ... nothing work (no Ubuntu, no Windows).Will you b ...

Ubuntu 11.10: grub does not correctly recognize 10.04 LTS

I updated to ubuntu 11.10 shortly after it came out. It seems to be a nice version and the developers did a great job because almost everything that I had before did work again. Ok, have to say that on one of my destops the upgrade from 11.04 failed miserably (after the second reboot the ethernet ca ...

Ubuntu 11.04 Grub Rescue

So I have an Ubuntu 11.04 installation on a System 76 Pangolin Performance laptop. I recently attempted installing Ubuntu 10.04 onto a flashdrive, using an Ubuntu 10.04 LiveCD, booted off of this laptop. Now when I try to boot back to just my regular laptop, I get the "grub rescue" error s ...

Ubuntu Upgraded to 11.10, grub can't see Windows 7

guys,I am new to Ubuntu (Wubi installation) and I have the following problem. After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, grub can't see Windows 7. Windows Boot Loader default OS is set to Ubuntu and I am using grub to boot.Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011============================= Boot Info Summary: ...

Ubuntu 11.10 GRUB backgroung color and image

i have looked all over, found a bunch of ways of doing that but none of them worked, so i came here.I need to change grub background color, the default ubuntu color makes me want to trow up every time i boot it up lol. I tried edit grub.conf, drop the image file on /boot/grub and got nothing, i do t ...

Ubuntu 11.10: utility to change GRUB default entry BROKEN

I don't know if it's only on my install but the recommended method to change grub default entry in the official documentation (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#Configuring_GRUB_2) doesn't work:sudo grub-set-default "Whatever Ubuntu or Windows menu entry i copied from grub.cfg"sudo g ...

macbook 7.1 ubuntu 11.10 - how do i move grub in the linux partition ?

Macbook pro 7.1 (maverik)triple boot using rEFIT-Ubuntu 11.10-Leopard-Win7HI ALL!!!i recently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my macbook (new installation from cd), all perfect, but by mistake, i've installed GRUB into the default partition instead of the linux one. this gives me some little issuehere is ...

Ubuntu 11.10 installation using Software raid having issues installing grub

I am a linux newbie, but have used it here and there. I am attempting to build a media server using left over parts found around the office. I am using an OLD AMD Ahtlon 3000+ 64, 2 gb ram, and a micro atx board. I bought 2x2 terabyte drives and was hoping to create a raid setup and install Ubuntu.I ...

Can't load windows 7 upon choosing from grub menu(ubuntu 11.10)

I installed ubuntu 11.10 on another hard drive (slave) and it works fine.I managed to show the grub menu on boot but when i choose windows 7 loader, it doesn' load w7.It simply shows a blinking underscore and nothing happens after that.Please help me with this matter.PS.Windows 7 was my main OS when ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Changed video card now can't access grub

G'day.I had reason to change my video card on my PC (broken fan) to a Gigabyte GV-NX 86T512H (NVidia chipset I believe). I am running dual boot with a bootmanager with Windows on one disk (primary) and Ubuntu 11.10 on the other.(I do it this way so my son can still access an untouched Windows OS for ...

grub doesn't show up after installing Ubuntu 11.10 to dual boot with Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu 11.10(x64) along with Windows 7(x64). The problem is silly: when booting Windows starts up normally, just as if I've done nothing. (That is, grub won't show up)The installation went normally, and Windows Disk Management shows the partitions created by the installation. I am cluele ...

Problem with Ubuntu 11.10 and Grub 2

I installed Ubuntu 11.10. When I turn on the PC and grub 2 started, grub doesn't show and I see in my monitor:Out of range. 98kHz / 58HzUntil now I can't solve this problem.My system properties:Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+Memory (RAM): 2.00 GBGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce 615 ...

Failed to remaster Ubuntu 11.10

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 11.10 and wanted to remaster it with the packages that I added.I used reLinux to make the custom ISO. The ISO generated by relinux worked properly till the end of the installation but produced a GRUB rescue on reboot. Has anyone else faced any problems? I followed ...

Windows 7 & Ubuntu 11.10 booting issues.

Good day to all!I recently bought a new external hard-drive to install Ubuntu.I have Win 7 running already in my laptop (Acer Aspire 5920g) in its own separate hard-drive.I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I also installed grub in my new external hard-drive. Now my problem is that if I dont have my Ubuntu ...

Ubuntu 11.10 linux 3.0.0-13 has stopped booting

Please Help. I am having problems booting in to Ubuntu 11.10 with the 3.0.0-13 Linux kernelIt booted fine last night. Now I get two flashing lights (caps lock and the one next to it) almost immediately after selection in grub.The rescue option does the same thing!There is nothing on the console. The ...

HOWTO: Boot & Install Ubuntu from the Grub Rescue Prompt

HOWTO: Boot & Install Ubuntu from the Grub Rescue PromptThis guide will detail how to boot an Ubuntu Live CD ISO from the "grub rescue>" prompt. The procedure will also work from the "grub>" prompt for Grub 2 users. I started this thread to help netbook users who are un ...

Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2 sandy bridge support

Review of Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2My experience with Ubuntu 11.04 and now with Ubuntu 11.10 is mixed. ATI propitiatory never worked for me. Even not in Ubuntu 11.10. I am writing this for all of you who are looking for decent graphics support in their sandy bridge processor. Problems I had in Ubuntu 11. ...

Ubuntu 11.10 LiveISO (Live Session) on a Mac Mini 2011

I would like to know if is it possible to running the new Ubuntu 11.10 in a Live Session (using a USB stick) on the Mac Mini 2011?I managed to do that on a common PC using a fat formatted USB stick and GRUB 2, and then I've just to put the ISO file inside the stick and add an entry to grub.cfg, but ...

w7 dualboot w/ ubuntu 11.10 + SSD raid = not working

so basically i want to dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 on my ssd raid, I have tryed wubi and the disk but i bet TONS of errors when i try to install it on my partitioned SSD that is on a raid 0. I also have a 1.5 TB hard drive i partitioned 100gb for linux to see if that would work and the only ...

Ubuntu 11.10 clean install fails to install GRUB2 in /dev/sda2

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 on my notebook, but installation fails to install GRUB2 in custom location.My drive:sdasda1: win7 truecrypt wde (raw)sda2: /boot (ext2)sda5: / (ext4)sda3: truecrypt (raw)First I tried using Alternate CD and at the end it says it can't see other operating systems ...

Ubuntu 11.10 installer problem

I'm trying the live Gnome CD to install on a multi-system setup. The installer throws a warning message at the 'restore settings..' stage near the end (what settings, it's a clean install?) and on reboot throws some kernel panic and hangs. The only way to install Ubuntu 11.10 on this system is throu ...

Installing Ubuntu 11.10 from a LiveUSB to a different USB

I have been trying to ‘install’ Ubuntu 11.10 from a LiveUSB to a different (brand new) 8gb USB (rather than installing to my HDD). It seemed to be going fine with most files installed but suddenly there was a “fatal error” – a message appeared saying “executing ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Splash screen Dell Nvidia

to all. I have a Dell Dimension 8300 with an nVidia GeForce FX 5200 video card. Dual booting with Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. Ive been trying to change the splash screen using zorin splash screen manager but only the purple default splash screen works as it should. Whenever I try to use a different ...

Ubuntu 11.10 White Screen of Death

I've been trying to get everything working again after updating from 11.04 to 11.10. Grub: working now. Wireless: working now, just needed to disable blacklisting of a couple of drivers. Okay.Ubuntu (Unity?) 2D seems to work, so I should probably be happy to stick with that... but maybe I can get a ...

Kubuntu 11.10 next to Ubuntu 11.10 fails

For experimental reasons I want a "clean" Ubuntu next to a "clean" Kubuntu. I have installed Linux distro's many times without problem next to Windows (dual boot). But this time it fails miserably.(Already installed from year 0: Windows XP)Installed first: Kubuntu 11.10.Next inst ...

Ubuntu 11.10, how to overcome video card issue during boot

I have a Kupa X11 tablet computer and have been trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my system with little success.I am pretty sure pretty sure the main culprit is the video card but not sure how to proceedFor those who don't know about this tablet,It has an Intel Atom Oaktrail process cpu - Z670 with ...

Ubuntu 11.10 on Alienware M17

I have an Alienware M17 specs below:Intel Mobile Core 2 Quad Q91004GB RAMIntel PM45ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 X2 - 512 MBATI HD 2xxx HDMI @ ATI RV670Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit EthernetIntel Wireless WiFi Link 5300The problem I'm having is I can install Ubuntu or UbuntuStudio 11.10 using th ...

Ubuntu 11.10 installs but wont boot

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 to my 64 bit gateway machine via CD and it appears to have installed fine. However when booting from the hard drive I only get a flashing underline cursor and the system never boots.Attached are the results.txt Im a new Ubuntu user from the Windows world. Hoping to break the ...

Ubuntu 11.10 showing purple screen during boot

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 on a Toshiba NB305 netbook (with Intel GMA 3150 IGP) using the Live version on a USB flash drive.When I start my netbook, I get a purple screen for about 5-6 minutes, then the Ubuntu loading screen for 15 seconds and then the login screen. After startup, everyth ...

Ubuntu 11.10 installation failed through USB drive

Hi, this morning I posted a post, it seems ubuntu 11.10 won't show grub menu after installation. this bothers me all day , Now this is the real problem.I tried 32 bit or 64 bit, if I install to first partition, it will say "missing operating system" after installation -> restart. If I i ...

ubuntu 11.10 dual boot fails - I am close to despertate

I have been using ubuntu for 4 years , now I am really in trouble and I don't have a clue on how to fix it.I just assemble a mini-ITX pc. bought a SATA 1TB drive. no CD drive yet ( on back up order). My plan is install Win7 on primary partition 1, install ubuntu 11.10 ( first time install, I used fr ...

Ubuntu 11.10 massive battery usage and high heat

I just bought a dell xps 15z, and decided to install ubuntu 11.10 on it. In windows I get around 7 hours of battery, but when I boot with ubuntu, I end with with under 2 hours on a full charge. The computer heats up drastically. I have read that this is a problem with the kernel, and I tried with ke ...

Ubuntu 11.10 not booting with laptop external monitor connected

Hi. I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) on a laptop and have an error during boot up if an external monitor is connected. The error occurs just before the Ubuntu boot splash screen would normally be displayed. The error is:[drm:i9xx_crtc_mode_set] *ERROR* Couldn't find PLL settings for mode![drm:d ...

Ubuntu 11.10 fresh install gets stuck at Checking Battery State

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my Desktop computer. The install seemed to go smoothly. But after the computer rebooted, and I saw Grub (because I also have Windows as an option), and then the purple screen, and then it drops me into this terminal thingy with some text showing the proc ...

ASUS N75SF and Ubuntu 11.10

All,I recently purchased a new ASUS N75SF laptop, which utilizes the Nvidia GeForce GT 555m graphics chipset. This chipset uses Nvidia's Optimus technology for managing GPU load between the discrete GPU and the onboard Intel chipset.Getting Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) installed on this new laptop has, so ...

Can't start mac OSX after ubuntu 11.10 installation om macbookpro

I Have some trouble getting dual booting working on my macbook pro late 2011 model with ssd.I installed rEFIT. And made a live usb fromubuntu-11.10-dvd-amd64.iso (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/11.10/release/ubuntu-11.10-dvd-amd64.iso) . However I didn't use the +mac version that found later on. ...

Installing Ubuntu 11.10 Shows Black Screen with Blinking Cursor

Ubuntu 11.10 32bitHyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2I see the purple screen, then Ubuntu 11.10 and the four dots, Welcome to Ubuntu 11.10 and shows the ubuntu@ubuntu CLI. After a few seconds, black screen w/ blinking cursor. I can then press alt+f1 to show the cli again.I tried rebooting and holding ...

XP not recognised by Ubuntu 11.10 Live CD (nor install)

I am starting with an XP laptop and aim to install Ubuntu 11.10 dual boot. However, the live CD 11.10 does not recognise the existing XP. In Ubuntu live session, XP and its files are not indicated, and when I proceed to the install process, the option is offered as 'This computer has no detected ope ...

How do I set Windows 7 as defualt boot? Ubuntu 11.10

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and have read many different threads on how to make windows the default boot. It appears when I try "sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst" (as stipulated in many of the posts)and then enter the password, it automatically jumps to a box labeled menu.lst (/boot/grub)- ...

Ubuntu 11.10 fakeraid 0 M17x-R1

this is my first post here, så i will just get to it :)i have a little problem i hope you could help me sort out.i am trying to install ubuntu 11.10 to my M17x-R1, with fakeraid 0. when i try to install ubuntu, it sees my raid array correctly, but i doesn't quite know where to begin..where should i ...

Boot Problems with Win7/Ubuntu 11.10

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside my Windows 7 installation a while ago and now somethings gone wrong.My computer used to boot into Ubuntu if the GRUB timed out at the boot screen with all the OS options. But for some reason it booted into the Samsung Recovery Mode Software Thing. So I just turned ...

Troubleshooting Ubuntu 11.10 installation with Mac OS 10.7 on MacBookPro 7.1

MacBookPro 7.1MacOs 10.7.2Attempting to install Ubuntu 11.10I followed the instructions on the following website. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallationWhen I try to sync the partition tables with rEFIT, I get the following error message.[/INDENT]Status: Analysis ...

Ubuntu 11.10 won't boot consistently -- purple screen

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04, I can't boot consistently. It seems that every other reboot fails at the purple screen of death. I've modified my grub options to remove quiet and splash, and I've added both nomodeset and text as options (not at the same time though). When it DOES bo ...

purple screen on booting ubuntu 11.10

yesterday i installed ubuntu 11.10 32bit within windows 7 using wubi. it went very well. also used it for a day.next day when i started laptop ubuntu started showing purple screen on bootin. it shows grub boot menu but nothing happens on selectin any option.only purple screen appears. i tried all ed ...

Ubuntu 11.10 BusyBox on boot.

having same problem. in the morning i forced shutdown my ubuntu 11.10 and when i tried booting, it's showing grub menu in which if i select any option it comes to initramfs, busybox black screen. i am just using ubuntu from the last 15 days and have no idea how to solve this issue. I am attaching my ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen

SYSTEM INFO:Windows XP pro and Ubuntu 11.10 dual bootnVidia Graphics cardemachines T2482OK, so today, i boot up my computer and i get the grub 2 boot menu as usual. I select Ubuntu and i get a black screen with a white cursor blinking in the corner. So i booted up my LiveCD and searched for the prob ...

Flash BIOS in ubuntu 11.10 Aspire fan issues

everyone, this is probably just newbie noise, but...I've installed ubuntu 11.10 on my acer aspire 5715z and it's grrreat but because of a design flaw, the aspire's fan only works with windows. Therefore my system overheats and the machine clicks off after 30 mins.I heard that:a) you can solder the f ...

Windows XP fails to load after installing Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new to the Linux scene, but have run into a problem already.I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC, which already had Windows XP on it. I did so with an Ubuntu live USB stick. Tried it out for a couple of days, then decided to install it. So I let it create a new partition for Ubuntu, then let it ins ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Keyboard Not Working in X Windows

Fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. I have a ps2 keyboard which works fine in BIOS, selecting grub options, and even at runlevel 3. The keyboard completely stops working once X starts. Mouse works fine. I have tried both 32 and 64 bit versions of ubuntu. Any thoughts?Here is my hardware profile:Model: Fo ...