How to Fix Corrupted Ubuntu (Boot-Repaired) 18.04, 19.04 & 19.10- Easily

Fix Corrupted Ubuntu Boot-Repaired


ix Corrupted Ubuntu: When will the Ubuntu corrupt? When you installing any application on the Ubuntu may cause some corruption or accidentally deleting the root files or misconfiguration in the installation of ubuntu. Whatever the reason it is, if you did anything which affects the configuration of Ubuntu files will lead to corrupt and so. In this article, we will teach you to fix the corrupted boot-repaired Ubuntu without losing the files and data.

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Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB:

This is the first step in fixing the boot corrupted Ubuntu. You need to create the Bootable Ubuntu USB. Follow the instructions provided in the below link and create the bootable Ubuntu USB.

Ubuntu Bootable USB- Create Bootable Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS using Windows 10

Restart Your PC:

Once you created the Ubuntu Bootable USB, now you need to restart your pc. Change the Boot Priority to “Boot from USB” & exit the boot manager.

Try Ubuntu option:

Once you configured the Boot Priority, the pc will restart. You need to press and hold the “Left Shift Key“. Ubuntu installation menu will appear on the screen. In that, you need to select the option “Try Ubuntu“.

Try Ubuntu
Try Ubuntu

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The “Try Ubuntu” option will allow you to use the Ubuntu OS without installing it on your pc.

Install the Boot-Repair:

Once you logged in to the Ubuntu, you need to install the Boot-Repair software to fix the corrupted boot files. Use the following command:

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$sudo apt install software-properties-common; \
$sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair; \
$sudo apt-get update; \
$sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair

Note:  You copy and run them all at once. If you want to run them individually just remove the trailing “; \“.

Once the installation process completed, The Boot-Repair window will appear on the screen.

Boot repair Window
Boot repair Window

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  • In that, you need to select the “Recommended Repair” option.
  • The software will initiate the repair process and once it got completed you need to restart your pc.

The Boot Repair software will automatically fix the corrupted Ubuntu boot files and allows you to boot into your default Ubuntu PC without re-installing the Ubuntu. The files and data of old Ubuntu are completely safe.


That’s it. This is how the Boot-Repair software will help you fix the corrupted boot in Ubuntu. If you have any queries related to this article and then feel free to comment us below.


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  1. The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    boot-repair : Depends: boot-sav but it is not going to be installed

    • Hey Peacecop,

      Try the following command,

      $ sudo apt-get install -f boot-repair

      $ sudo apt-get autoremove
      $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
      $ sudo apt-get upgrade
      $ sudo apt-get update
      $ sudo ap-get install libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-utopic:i386

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