I'm trying to install the Elementary OS on my Macbook... and...

"ubi-partman failed with exit code 141. Further information may be found in /var/log/syslog. Do you want to try running this step again before continuing? If you do not, your installation may fail entirely or may be broken. "


Edit: I found a way to solve this that worked for me, so I'm going to post my new information above my previous post.

New information: After hitting the 141 error my screen stuck and I was unable to proceed forward with installation. None of the menu options worked and the only way I was able to restart the elementary installation was by pressing and holding (may 5-10 seconds) the power button.

Then rEFInd booted back up, I selected the thumb drive again and started the install from scratch using instructions from an It's F.O.S.S. guide by Abhishek Prakash (this is for Luna but worked for Freya too): http://itsfoss.com/guide-install-elementary-os-luna/

Previous post: I experienced this issue too installing on an old MacBook Air on a USB drive after setting up rEFInd with OS X El Capitan and partitioning the hard drive in half but leaving it blank prior to booting up Freya.

I am specifically at the Installation type stage of installation. When I click the various options (Quit, Continue anyway, Try again) there is no response and the window appears stuck.

Did you ever figure this out, OP?

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