Questions tagged [boot]

Questions about the bootup process in elementary OS. Use this tag if you have trouble booting elementary OS or you have questions about the bootup process.

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elementaryos slow boot

slow boot elementaryos juno I still haven't solved this problem, I read earlier responses to this slow boot question but none helped.please help systemd-analyze critical-chain picture1
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text shows after elementary splash screen at boot

Everytime I turn on my pc, after the elementary splash screen, I see a black screen with white text...I think it is the text login, anyway to get rid of it ?
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Creating custom LUKS disk layout for installation

I have an older system where serpent works faster than aes. So what I tried is to partition the drive, creating, mounting and formatting a LUKS volume to store the system root on and then selecting it ...
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elementary OS will not install

I have created a boot usb drive using Rufus and Elementary 0S Juno, but whenever I try to install elementary it freezes at the same point. It always freezes after saying 'Reached target encrypted ...
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Speakers make a pop sound on boot [Huawei MateBook D 14 Ryzen EU-Version]

so I recently bought the notebook and I am currently dual-booting Windows 10 and ElementaryOS 5.0. The system runs flawlessly except for when I boot into elementaryOS my speakers make a loud pop-noise ...
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ElementaryOS stopped booting up. Blinking cursor

maybe somebody out there is able to help me out. I've switched from Windows 10 to ElemtaryOS on my gaming rig about a month ago, after having ElemtaryOS on all my Laptops. Now i wanted to start my ...
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Only starts with recovery mode (possible graphics driver failure)

I have some issues with trying to get eOS to work on a mac 7.1. I've tried with nvidia-340 as it was recommended to a geforce 320m, but xorg won't start unless it's from recovery mode where it works ...
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Slow boot time after changeover from Ubuntu to elementary OS

i'm a absolute beginner in Linux so i apologize in advance for my question. First of all I decided to switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu. After that I tried the elementary OS distribution, which is in ...
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Login is now through terminal

Ever since I rebooted my computer, ElementaryOS has no splash screen and instead loads into a "terminal". It tells me I need to log in, and once I do I only have access to a "terminal". (It's not a ...
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problem while botting up (unable to show plymoth screen)

From the time I installed the elementary os. Sometimes when I boot my system up then the system does not start, means the booting process does not work as usual so I need to shut down by pressing the ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno stuck on cryptsetup successfully

I did a fresh install of elementary OS on a new msi gf72 8rd. I used the default partition settings with full disk encryption. When I booted for the first time I hard reset my laptop after 15 minutes....
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Install boot stuck at _raw_spin_lock_

I am using acer aspire 3 A315-41 with AMD RZ5 2500U and Vega 11 intergrated graphics. Please help
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I can't install windows. I can't boot the system with the Usb

I installed elementary os and i've disinstalled windows 10. I want to install windows 10, so i've burned the usb with the iso. When I boot the pc I can't choose the usb because it doesn't appear. My ...
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Boot Issues on Dell XPS 15

When booting my Dell XPS 15 if I do not manually boot to the "Ubuntu" device by pressing F12 and selecting "Ubuntu" my computer automatically goes into diagnostics mode and runs tests on memory, ...
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Screen Blank During Installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install ElementaryOS onto a laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1431). I have downloaded and flashed the ElementaryOS 5.0 ISO onto a USB drive and attempted to boot from the USB. ...
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Bootloop at login screen of newly installed elementary OS

I installed the elementary OS Juno but at the time of starting the system it is looped in the login screen. Processor Atom x5 z8350 How to fix this loop?
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Boot endless loop

I want to install elementary OS and try it out but it never reaches the GUI the background appears for a fraction of a second and it then goes into an endless loop mouse cursor bottom right and back ...
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Taking time on Shutdown and when boot after that then the just logo flashes

Sometimes when i shut Down then the shutdowns takes time and when I open the Os next time it does not o[pen it shows the elementary OS logo and the logo flickers or the some random stuffs which have ...
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Disk Encryption Juno/Windows 10 - Dual Boot from separate hard drive

I have two separate drives with Window and EOS Juno. I'd like to encrypt both systems but want to avoid any booting issues. Any recommendation how this can be achieved? Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-...
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Only manufacturer logo after installing system updates from appcenter

It's second time it happens. Fresh installed elementary os 5 with "Automatically erase hdd and instal" option. After installation everything works well. But after installing Operating System updates, ...
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Slow boot time/odd boot behaviour

I've had this issue for quite some time now, even before Juno. So I installed Juno last night, everything went smoothly. The first couple of boots were pretty fast. But then after doing all the ...
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Unbelievably slow?

So I have installed Elementary OS hearing how beautiful and lightweight it is. I'll agree it is very good looking but it's too slow in my computer. I'm pretty sure I have installed all my drivers ...
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Elementary OS with custom partitions - lvm, luks - doesn't ask for password at boot

I've tried installing Elementary OS with a custom partition scheme, using both LVM and Luks, but after the installation I can't log into the system: the kernel boots but cannot mount the encrypted ...
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USB stick with AMD (juno)

I am the owner of HP Envy X360, i would like to install Juno in dual boot. So i used Rufus to make a installation via USB Stick. But just after ask for launching or install Elementary, there is a ...
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Fresh eOS Installation - WiFi not working. Laptop has no Ethernet Port

I've just installed eOS on to a HP Steam laptop which was extremely slow on Windows. eOS was installed as the primary OS, no dual boot, and I selected the option to completely wipe the hard drive. I ...
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elementary 5.0 boot problem on macbook 2,1 (late 2006)

The original iso-file from elementary webpage doesn't work for installation, so i have successfully installed with iso from https://mattgadient.com/2016/07/11/linux-dvd-images-and-how-to-for-32-bit-...
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Will not boot at all

I can't esc to Grub or anything. I simply get a black screen with one single '_' at the upper left hand corner of the screen.
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Ubuntu 18.04 - slow boot, 30+sec for “random: fast init”

dmesg looks like this: [ 3.930866] Btrfs loaded, crc32c=crc32c-intel [ 34.267361] random: fast init done [ 36.417051] urandom_read: 1 callbacks suppressed how to reduce time of "random" part ?
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Problem booting after fresh install Juno 5.0

I made a new USB installer using Rufus for the latest version of Elementary OS. The USB drive boots fine and I can use the OS. When I install, the installation works fine. Upon reboot I am stuck on a ...
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Bootable backup solution for elementary juno

Does anyone have a backup solution that will provide a bootable backup of elementary juno on the regular? Coming from mac, I remember the days before time machine, and they were not pretty. In short,...
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Elementary OS not Booting After Update [“Kernel panic - not syncing”]

Shortly after executing "sudo apt-get update" in Terminal I ran the remaining updates in the App Center. Once I started with these updates, I changed user accounts (stayed logged in to both). It was ...
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Invalid entry to fstab and now does not boot

I added an entry to auto mount disk on startup by editing fstab. It looks like something went wrong with the entry and now I cannot boot it up Is there any way to access the OS?
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How do i delete the elementary OS boot on my USB?

I have already installed Elementary Os. But when i want to format the USB the files are protected and i cannot delete them. Thanks for your answers.
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Cannot boot to bootcamp Windows10 without usb

I have a Macbook pro early 2015 with bootcamp Windows 10. I have installed elementary os to usb flash drive and it boots up via bootcamp windows disk option via GNU Grub. However, now, Windows does ...
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initramfs prompt

Just installed elementary Juno. After installing updates and switching to nvidia drivers I reboot and get the following: Gave up waiting for root file system device. Common problems: -Boot args (cat /...
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Dell XPS 15 9560. Installed to Corsair Voyager GTX USB-SSD. Stuck at black flashing cursor

So I booted up ElementaryOS in a VM, and I installed the OS onto the USB as you would install it to a regular SSD/HDD. So I have a portable USB OS. Pretty neat! Except that it doesn't work after ...
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Black/blank screen after fresh Juno install

I finally tried to get on the Juno(release-juno) ship, but I'm having a major issue in that when I boot up, I get the elementary OS logo followed by a black/blank screen. What I can do I can press ...
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Loki does not boot after install (full wipe)

I installed loki and did "erase disk and install Elementary". I get a critical error screen (seems like microsoft). Then it tells me to go to UEFI settings. I have secure boot turned off, yet it ...
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All the applications missed

Logging in Juno 64bit, I've made a try and selected the Plasma environment in place of Pantheon. Everything has gone lost to the point I couldn't even log out to log again and choose Pantheon. Is ...
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Loki boot problem

When I boot my eOS release-loki I see animated logo as usual, but then black screen (not off, just black color) and nothing happens. If I press power off on my laptop I see logo again and os shutdown. ...
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How to disable fstream on boot

I have a laptop with Elementary OS 0.5 with SSD drive. Every time it boots it executes fstream. Can anybody point me which service needs to be disabled to prevent this. I want to conserve as much ...
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I just want elementary OS 5.0 Juno to work

Powered up this morning to be greeted with the GNU Grub screen version 2.02. I chose +Advanced options, then elementary, with Linux 4.15.0-43-generic (recovery mode). After a long list of command ...
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Grub appeared out of nowhere. How do I remove it?

I installed Juno a couple weeks ago on a new laptop. I have elementaryOS on one hard drive and Windows 10 on a second hard drive -- no partitioning, just physically separate drives. When I initially ...
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Cant Install/Boot elementary OS with GPU + AMD PRO WX2100

I have some problems that happen with an old system based on FX-8350/AMD790 and also with a new one based on Ryzen5 2600/AMD350. I can install the system and run it without problems only with my main ...
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Juno boot loop AFTER logo

I have installed Juno on a thinkpad t480 (no dual boot, i7, 8th gen) and it worked flawessly until i pulled the usb-c (with 2 ext monitors, ethernet) out. The screen went black and booting takes me ...
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Grub2 unknown filesystem after apt dist-upgrade

Yesterday I did a apt dist-upgrade on my Juno installation. This morning I found my PC unbootable. Since I couldn't find a fix for it, I started to reinstall my system. After a clean install (on a ...
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Is there any processes that I can disable to shorten the booting time?

systemd-analyze blame 630ms ufw.service 405ms dev-sda2.device 354ms systemd-logind.service 350ms pantheon-parental-controls.service 244ms udisks2....
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How to smoothen up the boot process in Elementary juno

My system boots within 20 seconds which I guess is normal ? At boot, there is a command-line login screen that is visible for a small fraction of a second..is this normal too ? is there a way to ...
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How to boot from existing LUKS partition? (dual boot)

I installed elementary os on my laptop that already has some OS's installed. The way I achieve this is; I have an efi partition /dev/sda1 I have a LUKS container in /dev/sda2 The LUKS container has a ...
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Slow boot time on Dell XPS 9550 with Juno?

I am just wondering if this is normal or something is weird. To be fair, even Ubuntu 18.10 wasn't the quickest boot around the block, at 40ish seconds. I have an SSD though, I thought it would have ...