[talk] A Long Drawn Suspense on Ubuntu Installations

fire crow fire at firecrow.com
Sat Apr 20 11:22:21 EDT 2019

On Sat, Apr 20, 2019, 08:43 Sujit K M <kmsujit at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been trying Ubuntu since 18.04. Installed it on my Laptop and
> Desktop.
> But one thing I always found was that efi grub somehow fails on both
> my machines.
> I would love to be given the opportunity to install what I want. I
> don't want EFI support
> so don't install it by some configuration. For me it is leading to lot
> of tricks to  install
> Ubuntu on my laptop or desktop like I found out that installing on EXT
> filesystem some
> how lets it install on 18.04/18.08(This inspite of the fact that
> though grub efi install still fails on
> 18.04/18.08)  also it fails on 19.04 for my laptop some how. I am not
> being asked for efi
> support or no packages are there to be installed in case of my
> desktop. I want to avoid that.
What does your bios say, boot legacy or boot uefi? I found that setting
boot to legacy solved my efi problems.


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