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Old 02-20-2011, 09:01 PM   #16
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu are the os

Compaq pesario........ C drive, hp recovery, restore ( hp ) and Ubuntu
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:11 PM   #17
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Is ubuntu fully installed?

And if anything, you could use a live grub cd and install the bootloader like so, just so you don't risk damaging your data and/or even worse, deleting stuff....

And also, are you getting a grub error code? That would help out a lot...
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:14 PM   #18
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Error file not found

It,s no longer installed..... Wubi was the only way I could make it work... That's what I have now....under windows 7
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:16 PM   #19
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Didn't it give you a filename?
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:33 PM   #20
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No..... I was wondering..... Can I install Moon OS 4 instead....... Would that just install grub again and everything would work right......
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:36 PM   #21
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I am willing to help you out man.... Aren't you willing to provide at least some feedback so we can fix your problem?
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:49 PM   #22
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Um....... What do you need to know...... All I know is during the Ubuntu installation it says cannot install the boot loader ( grub) to the selected location.... If I try installing it anywhere else it just gives me the same thing.... If I skip installing the bootloder the installation just stops.... The window closes.......
 
Old 02-20-2011, 10:11 PM   #23
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Was this an installation from within windows?

Previouys threads that I've read stated that wubi is a temporay boot loader.
 
Old 02-20-2011, 10:17 PM   #24
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No it was not....... I installed it thru wubi after because I could not do a hard drive install........ Think I will try another distro and see if that works...... I think I am the only one with this problem........ Let you know how moon os..... Or another distro works.....
 
Old 02-20-2011, 10:48 PM   #25
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What type of machine
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:24 PM   #26
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Its a compaq pesario c56 laptop, 2 g RAM, 250 g hard drive
 
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I don't see why you can't burn the grub disk and live boot into the cd, and repair your grub loader....
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:44 PM   #28
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Could you give me a link to instruct me on how to do that...... I'll try it then!

Thanks!
 
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post output of fdisk -l
 
Old 02-21-2011, 01:16 PM   #30
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How do I find that..... I'm a newbie remember...
 
  


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