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Yesterday I installed a Ubuntu server 12.04.3 as VMware instance. I only installed svn, apache2 and ssh. After I finished this basic setup (installation plus configuration) I created a zip file of the VMware instance. Since I unpacked that zip file the VWware instance doesn't start up without user interaction.

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I even started in recovery mode, and went through the options:

  • Clean (Try to make free space)
  • dpkg (Repair broken packages)
  • dsck (Check all file systems)
  • grub (Update grub bootloader)
  • root -> performed shutdown, and a manual startup

Any ideas what I can do, in order that the VM starts without choosing Ubuntu, with Linux 3.8.0-29-generic ?

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unix.stackexchange.com/questions/68618/… HTH! –  Greshnik Dec 27 '13 at 23:37
@Greshnik Thank you, I'll give it a try and then report the results back. THX –  My-Name-Is Dec 27 '13 at 23:42

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