Originally Posted by nottotallystupid
I've just started using Linux Ubuntu. ...
If you have "just started using Linux Ubuntu
...", you need to start with the basics. Here are 2 excellent sites for getting started with Ubuntu:
And learning basic linux terminal commands is most important
for using any linux distro.
Here are 2 excellent sites for learning basic linux commands:
As for the specific error you received, this is most likely an error in your grub2 (Ubuntu's boot loader) configuration that boots Ubuntu.
Have you made any alterations to the default grub2 configuration files?
Try opening a terminal (applications > accessories > terminal) and run:
If that reports errors, please post them here.
And welcome to linux! And welcome to the LQ forums!!