[SOLVED] installed Mex Linux 18.04

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[SOLVED] installed Mex Linux 18.04

Post by kevin987 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:27 am

I'm always trying out new distros, but this time the distro in question, Mex Linux 18.04 created an error in Grub. This has never happened to me before.

When booting, all I got was the Grub prompt.

I dug out my old Linux Mint 17.2 DVD and booted up the Live session.

I tried sudo update-grub, but all I got was error: failed to get canonical path of /cow


I tried a suggestion from ubuntu forums and this corrected the problem while in the Live session.

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sudo apt-get update;
I don't know why the ; was included, but I left it in.

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sudo apt-get install grub

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sudo update-grub
The grub menu when booting included an old distro I had used before, so I did another sudo update-grub when Mint loaded and it put the Mex distro in the menu.
Linux Mint 19.1 (Cinnamon)
LMDE 3 (Cinnamon)
GeckoLinux 150 (Cinnamon)

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