Boot Repair never worked for me. Despite the dual boot, Windows booted every time and so I had a workaround using
Escape key and following up Boot Options from there which was always an inconvenience. Another temporary fix had to be repeated. So the permanent that has been successful is discussed ahead.
gksu gedit /etc/default/grub
In this file, find the line:
Edit this line to look like:
Save the file and issue a final command to flush the new changes:
sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
Reboot and enjoy!
After successful installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP Envy x360, I confronted an issue with WiFi with status
device not ready. Researching the issue, I found it happens to be a common issue with this LTS. Moving on to fixing it, I tried numerous solutions and each of them proved futile. After the arduous attempts, I found the needle in the haystack and it was specified for the HP Envy series only. If you encounter a similar issue, follow up the steps below-
First check the results for
lsmod | grep acer
If the above command returns
Then you should blacklist the module using
echo "blacklist acer_wmi" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
Reboot and you are done!