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Old 12-12-2010, 05:45 PM   #1
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Grub not installing...


I'm trying to install Linux Mint on my friend's computer, but GRUB won't install!

The installer for the OS ran first, and then it said that it couldn't continue because GRUB couldn't be installed. Then I restarted and tried again and it installed, it didn't mention any errors. But now I turn on the computer and it shows the Linux Mint screen but does nothing!

I've tried to look up how to install GRUB from the Live CD, and it said to run 'sudo grub' but when I do that the terminal says that it's not a recognised command..

So I don't know what to do, the only way it turns on is if the Live CD is in.

Also, I checked the properties for the file system and it says everything is unknown except the location (computer:///)
 
Old 12-12-2010, 06:35 PM   #2
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Which version of Linux Mint do you have?

What type of computer are you trying to install Mint on?

When you are installing Mint, grub should install by default unless you select not to.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 10:08 AM   #3
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It was Linux Mint 10, 32 bit. I ended up just restarting and it worked, but I didn't do anything differently.
 
  


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