When your LINUX server fails to show login screen at the start, then your device is facing boot problem. As you are preparing to do some work, edit a document, mix a composition or just want to play a game but something goes wrong as Ubuntu won’t boot. LINUX is as reliable as other OS namely Windows OS or MacOS but sometimes can run into a problem. To begin with, you can run a check on your Operating System or your hardware. The multiple attempts, you can make is to make sure you have plugged everything correctly and rightly. Only because your PC won’t boot doesn’t mean it’s dead or you need to refresh your Operating System. Ubuntu doesn’t offer the safe mode entry such as Windows, but it does offer a recovery menu and a reinstall option that keeps files and programs secured.
If you are unable to boot anything from a small USB drive to CD, you may need to configure the boot order in BIOS. You can follow the blog troubleshooting procedure to get the issues fixed instantly and immediately.
Start with Accessing of GRUB Bootloader: you need to check whether you can access the GRUB bootloader, as it ensures that the selected OS boots. On the dual machine, it will include all installed Operating System including Windows. Installing Windows OS alongside Ubuntu can lead to bootloader being overwritten hence leading to further problem booting the Ubuntu.
Issues that can corrupt bootloader include such as failed upgrade and power failure. While holding the shift button, you can restart the PC to check the GRUB bootloader. A list of installed Operating System will be presented which you can navigate using the arrow keys. If this is not the case, then the bootloader GRUB is broken or overwritten. Hence you need to Repair the GRUB bootloader.
As GRUB is not loading, you need to repair it using the Ubuntu installation disc or the USB stick. Now you can restart the PC with the disc inserted and wait for it to load up. To make your disk boots, you need to make sure the change of your computer boot order in the system BIOS. And you must keep a note of the boot order before you change it. With the installation process disc booted into Live environment, one must confirm that have a network connection and then open a terminal.
With some commands, you will be able to install the boot-repair tool and run it after final instruction. After the system is scanned, then it is required to select the Recommended Repair option.
NOTE: There is an advanced option view where you can select default OS, default disk or partition and other settings. You need to click on Apply when you are done. And now you should be able to restart the PC and boot into the Ubuntu or have it as an option in the GRUB bootloader menu.
Recover the GRUB Bootloader Menu: As you have right bootloader working then, you will start with this particular step. With a recovery tool built into Ubuntu which you can use as it will help to overcome the problem. In the bootloader menu look for the advanced option for Ubuntu, and select entry appended and select it with arrow keys. Tap enter to continue and wait as Ubuntu is booted into the slimmed down version. With the several options available here for repair, one must check every option carefully.
Reinstall the Ubuntu: In the event of a failure that will prove time-consuming to resolve you might prefer to simply reinstall the Ubuntu. You can perform this without overwriting your existing files and folders. You are required to boot into the Live environment on your Ubuntu CD/DVD or USB drive and begin the installation process. The installer will install an existing instance of Ubuntu and give you the option to reinstall Ubuntu. You must have a backup of all the Ubuntu data, either made manually using the backup utility or using the disk cloning tool such as dd. You might also prefer syncing data to the cloud via Dropbox or an open source cloud solution.
Replace the Fault hardware: out of the many causes as mentioned and performed another is faulty hardware. Issues can be with the hard disk drivers and cable although it is an issue which might be the motherboard and processor error or even the power supply can be the source of your problem.
Once the faulty hardware is replaced, then you must have LINUX working fine.
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