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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Stuck on boot screen!

Unable to boot to login screen when clicked on escape key for few times got this screen. Tried to run recovery mode and reinstalled and reconfigured lightdm but still not working. Screen shot: https:...
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Elementary OS Kernal Panic IO-APIC Error

So I have a Dell Optiplex 790 that I want to re-purpose as my main computer. I am looking for a dual boot setup, with Elementary OS on one half of the hard drive and a legal version of Windows 10 on ...
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Unable to logout or shutdown

recently I noticed that when I boot up Elementary Os, then logout, then try to login again (which then takes me to a blank screen with just the mouse for a rather long time (30-40s)), and then I am ...
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Grub Problem after installing Elementary OS 5.1

I install Elementary Os 5.1 in HP pavilion notebook. after installing HP Notebook enter grub rescue mode and does not find "error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found"
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Wifi wont start up

My Wifi or the entire wireless tab dissappears if i boot the laptop into elementary OS with the adapter connected. So i need to dissconnect the charger boot up elementary and put it back for the wifi ...
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elementaryOS on Macbook Air 1.1 (a1237)

Decided to install Linux, because last supported os is Lion 10.7.5, and now in 2020 I’m out of working browsers. So the question is - Is it possible to install elementary on my old Macbook Air? I ...
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Tried to update kernel to 5,4,6, but elementaryOS won't boot after unlocking encrypted SSD. Ideas?

Needed to update due to compatibility issues with my wifi 6 card. After entering the key to my encrypted SSD, it says that the process was successful and then will sit there indefinitely. I can still ...
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Distinction between Operating System, Kernel and Bootloader

I am a hardware engineer working with Microcontrollers and analog circuits. To understand the software part, I have been reading the materials available online. I came across various terminologies ...
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Can't boot eOS 5.1 because of missing mmx64.efi

Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found Failed to load image \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi: Not Found Failed to start MokManager: Not Found Somethinghas gone seriously wrong: ...
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eOS Hera doesn't start after shutdown and starts normally after reboot

After shutdown eOS Hera starts in console mode, but after reboot it starts normally. After the command "journalctl -xb | grep failed" I see this: dec 20 16:49:30 veil-pc kernel: nvidia: module ...
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Can not boot into hera live iso, grub entry fails

My system spec output of neofetch command OS: elementary OS 5.1 Hera x86_64 Host: H310M S2 2.0 Kernel: 5.0.0-37-generic Uptime: 34 mins Packages: 1836 Shell: bash 4.4.20 Resolution: 1024x768 DE:...
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USB not recognized or auto-mounted

Note: None of the relationed questions helped me... My problem is that when i turn on my Laptop (Inspiron 5559) without having any USB device connected (Ex: mouse, pendrive, external hard disk, ...
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How to install on Dell XPS 13 (7390) developer edition [duplicate]

Just got my new Dell XPS 13 (7930) developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled, and want to install Elementary OS 5.1. I flashed the OS onto a USB, booted into the USB and I get the following ...
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eOS boot stick not detected

I can't seem to get the USB to show up in my boot menu, no matter what I do. I've had no issues with Ubuntu. Maybe it was something with Rufus, since it showed an error about something like t
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CD install on white MacMini

I am trying to get elementary OS on an old white MacMini. The machine does not boot from USB and does not have a DVD drive. I have tried a USB DVD drive but that is not recognized. Is there a way to ...
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Hera is not installing with GeForce 1660 ti (unknown chipset)

Main problem: [1.200632] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: unknown chipset (168000a1) What different between previous PC's state? Only a new video card, previous was 960 gtx, now 1660 ti (nVidia) When? 1) ...
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elementary doesn't boot anymore (after having tryied to upgrade to Juno)

I at first had an update problem. As I had manually stopped an update (I shut down the computer because the update took too much time), after that updates were blocked by something. I therefore ...
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Very Slow Booting After apt-get upgrade

Last night, I update my EOS by using sudo apt-get upgrade. After that, my boot time is very very slow. Usually take 5 second, now ~1 minutes (I using SSD). In terminal, I run systemd-analyze blame and ...
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Stuck at ip_tables (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter Core team when install

Stuck when installing, how i fix it?
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Error when installing

When i install elementary os i have this error: Couldn't get size: 0x800000000000000e. I have tried nomodeset, changed from rufus to etcher, but it didn't work. My laptop is Acer TM4750.
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Live USB does not boot on new XPS 13

I'm primarily looking for guidance on how to continue debugging this problem if no answer is readily available. I am on the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition with the 10th generation Intel ...
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How to restore elementary boot logo in grub file

I need to reenable the splash logo in the /etc/default/grub file. I needed to boot in verbose mode to fix a slow boot issue but foolishly didn't backup the grub file so now don't have the ...
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Elementary OS booting on secure mode only PLEASE HELP

After a few days without using my laptop and leaving it unpluged/uncharged, when I turned it on today it showed the BIOS screen and date/time was wrong. So I corrected the date/time saved and boot. ...
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Boot error: unable to locate dkms.conf

Please help me, I’m trying to fix it in recovery mode but I’m new to those kind of things and I can’t find a solution
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eOS freezes after installation

I recently installed elementary os alongside with windows 10. After installing it with usb, it boots and lock screen pops up but after i enter my password pantheon doesnt start and it freezes with ...
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elementary OS bootable USB not booting up

I created a Bootable usb for elementary os using etcher however when I try to boot from it on my Lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (gen 7) it gets stuck at a black screen after selecting try elementary OS ...
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elementary OS 5 boots into terminal instead of Pantheon

A newbie to Linux here. I installed Elementary OS and it goes smooth. First reboot after installing boots to a login prompt of Pantheon desktop, logs me in and works fine. The next boot takes to a ...
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I'm having issues dual-booting eOS on a Macbook!

I've been trying to set up a dual boot on my Macbook Pro with a version of elementaryOS and the current version of macOS using rEFInd, but I've been having some issues and I'm not sure where the ...
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Elementary OS keeps on booting into a disabled administrator account

In order to better be able to administer my workstation which is used by the entire household I have set up one administrator account and took away administrator privileges for all the others. However ...
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restart lock after suspension

Good morning, restarting the computer (both on macbook air 2015 and on acer travelmate 256p) after a suspension process, manual, for closing the lid or after inactivity, the same does not restart. A ...
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New install of eOS only boots when holding escape

Just installed eOS as the only operating system on a desktop PC via usb-stick. No warnings or anything during installation. But now I have this issue: When I turn on the PC nothing happens - no ...
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ACPI errors while installing Linux on HP

I'm having ACPI errors while trying to boot from USB on my HP laptop. Linux distribution is elementary OS. I called HP support, they said they don't support Linux and they said to call ubuntu ...
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Login password not working (correct pass)

PLEASE HELP ME!. I cant login. Even I typed correct password it shows wrong. I tried using recovery tools. Even i tried changing lightdm to sddm. Every thing goes vein. Please help.
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Elementary OS 4 Loki Black Screen on Boot/Login After Updates

the other day I decided to run some updates to software and the OS from the App Center and it broke my system somehow. The only odd thing I noticed regarding the updates before it crashed was that a ...
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Elementary OS (USB) only boots on the computer I installed it on, on laptop it goes to emergency mode

I'm new to this so sorry if I ask something obvious. I installed Elementary OS on a 32GB pendrive from a Live USB. I can boot it up and everything works fine on the computer, on which I, installed ...
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Windows 10 not showing in grub after elementary OS installation

I had Windows 10 installed on my drive now I installed elementary OS on a separate partition on the same drive. Both are on EFI system. The grub menu is not showing any option to boot to Windows only ...
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How can i speed up boot time

Hi i have a small problem when i turn on PC boot time take a long time. Can someone help me to speed up. What i supposed turn off and how? Startup finished in 9.057s (firmware) + 4.556s (loader) + 4....
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Black screen flickering on boot

I had the OS for a few months now. There was an issue couple of months ago where the OS will drop to (initramfs) which I fixed with a command that I found in the ubuntu forum. Worked well for a while ...
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Juno won't boot after install on a brand new SSD + “Apt configuration problem”

I just replaced the hard drive in my laptop and attempted to install Elementary OS Juno with a USB installer created from the ISO. This laptop (Thinkpad T450s) has been stable running Elementary OS ...
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Issue in Boot , platform device creation failed: -16

cpi MSFT0101:00: platform device creation failed: -16 Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) Hardware name : HP HP pavilion notebook/820C , BIOS F.07 05/27/2016 I have dual boot Windows 10 + ...
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After restart Elementary OS stuck on boot logo

I can access some kind of terminal when I press buttons. Can anyone help me how to reset or reinstall using commands. Or Better, can you tell me how to boot USB from command line? Because my bios ...
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Slow boot with LVM on Juno

So I recently installed eOS with LVM checked at boot to use the whole disk. I've never had an issue on previous devices, but this one seems to be a bit less than happy. systemd-analyze immediately ...
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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 ...