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by Thunderbird
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: HELP... Deleted partition, booting to Grub
Replies: 2
Views: 190

HELP... Deleted partition, booting to Grub

Oh no... I got a new laptop for Christmas. I decided to try Linux Mint Cinnamon on it, so created an ext4 partition and installed Mint on that. Did all the upgrades etc. Working in Mint, I thought I kept finding problems with my computer! HDMI port doesn't recognize an external monitor; touchpad doe...
by Thunderbird
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?

It's resolved - I can't tell how to mark it as resolved, though.
by Thunderbird
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?

To address the "physical block size is 2048 bytes but Linux says it is 512 bytes" issue, I opened a terminal and ran the following command, found on https://askubuntu.com/questions/914983/physical-block-size-is-2048-bytes-linux-says-it-is-512-bytes: "Indeed. The issue is because you s...
by Thunderbird
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?

I did actually try a different bootable USB. I tried installing Xubuntu, though I prefer Mint. It was fine but for some reason there was no wifi, it wasn't detecting the internal modem, and a number of help requests on the same topic didn't seem to have an easy fix. Pretty consistently in attempting...
by Thunderbird
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?
Replies: 6
Views: 452

I have a grub error and can't find how to repair it?

I tried to reinstall Mint from a bootable USB with an active internet connection. It seemed to be going fine. Then there was a message that the installer had crashed. When I power my laptop, I now get the following message: GNU GRUB version 2.02 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the f...

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