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fedora does not appear on grub

asked 2016-07-16 09:55:03 -0500

I have installed kali linux alongside fedora, but now grub does not show the option for fedora.

dev/sda1 is the fedora partition.

sudo parted -l:

Model: ATA ST500LT012-9WS14 (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 500GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
Partition Table: msdos
Disk Flags: 

Number  Start   End    Size    Type      File system     Flags
 1      1049kB  242GB  242GB   primary                   boot, lvm
 2      242GB   500GB  258GB   extended
 5      242GB   497GB  255GB   logical   ext4
 6      497GB   500GB  3170MB  logical   linux-swap(v1)

fdisk -l :

Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x76a65221

Device     Boot     Start       End   Sectors   Size Id Type
/dev/sda1  *         2048 473456639 473454592 225.8G 8e Linux LVM
/dev/sda2       473458686 976771071 503312386   240G  5 Extended
/dev/sda5       473458688 970577919 497119232   237G 83 Linux
/dev/sda6       970579968 976771071   6191104     3G 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Please help me :)

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answered 2016-07-18 06:14:36 -0500

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When you run the GRUB updater (example: update-grub) mount the fedora partition in your file manager (/dev/sda1). Then run the updater script in terminal. It is

sudo update-grub

for ubuntu based distros and

sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

for fedora based distros

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