john asked in Computers & InternetSoftware · 2 months ago

How to fix Linux Boot problem?

I installed Fedora 33 Workstation (The original, not a spin) on my early 2009 Macbook. The install went fine, with no errors. The problem is, after the install, The MacBook gives me this error with a blinking folder with a question mark in it. I have no idea what I am doing wrong. I tried making another DVD, reinstalling it several times. How do I get past this? 

Update:

I thought Grub is installed by default during Fedora installation. 

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  • keerok
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Did you install GRUB? 

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    Yes, it should be automatically installed. So, do you see it appear after the BIOS? If not then start troubleshooting from there. 

    Your Linux installation should be intact. The problem is your computer doesn't see it. That's GRUB's duty as a bootloader. If you don't see GRUB at boot time, try installing it manually. There is a way to do that with your Linux installer if it's a Live CD.

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