Newly installed UbuntuMATE 18-04 does not boot
bret.busby at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 21:15:18 UTC 2018
On 04/06/2018, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> The first steps of troubleshooting could be
> 1. Run a LINUX from a live media, e.g. an Ubuntu Mate 18.04 live DVD,
> by choosing the option to test Ubuntu Mate without installing it.
> 2. After the session started, open a terminal.
> 3. Run
> sudo gparted
> 4. In the right upper corner of the gparted window is a selection box.
> Select one drive after the other, perhaps you could see, that
> something already is installed.
> 5. Run
> 5. Mount all partitions, caja does provide mount options, but you not
> necessarily get access to all directories, since the live DVD default
> user might have UID 1001 and the /home/* of the installed user might
> be owned by 1000, but there's no need to access /home/*. However, if
> you want to acess it, run
> sudo caja
> sudo -i
> and take a look by using command line only.
> If you should see an installed Linux, e.g. run
> cat /media/u*mate/*/etc/os-release
> cat /mount/point/etc/os-release
> the next step could be installing grub (not the packages, but the bootloader
> to the drive).
gparted shows the partition that should be the / partition, as having
mount does not work - "can't find in /etc/fstab".
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