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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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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 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 ...
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Can't install elementary os 5.0 juno - kernel panic using live usb or dvd boot

I am trying to install elementary os 5.0 juno from an usb and that didn't work. i have used differents USBs and Rufus and Unetbooting and nothing works :,v With a DVD is the same. Actually i have ...
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Juno keeps booting into a blank screen

I've got an new installation of Juno, but since I installed the proprietary nvidia driver 396, Juno goes black/blank after the initial splash screen. Loki functioned fine. The odd thing is, that ...
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Empty /boot/efi after fresh install of Juno

I did a fresh install of Juno on a laptop that I previously used with Loki. However after the installation finishes and the laptop reboots, I get just black screen with a message about missing boot ...
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Grub issue after installing Elementary alongside Windows 10

Asus Z97-A motherboard, secure boot off. Installing eOS on a dedicated SSD. Windows resides on another separate SSD. Other drives around which contain data. First install would copy the files then ...
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Elementary OS won't restart after installation

I have tried several times (apparently without any error reported) to install E OS but after the installation process is finished my computer (a Lenovo 100S-14IBR ) just won't boot (I tried several ...
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ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE Can't Install OS, Goes Straight to TTY1 and Can't Use sudo Commands

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE. I have disabled fast boot and secure boot in BIOS. I used a 32 GB flash drive and flashed it with the ISO file using Rufus. When I ...
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How can I copy the /boot/ folder and it's contents from the live USB to sda1?

I made school boy when trying to follow the instructions for making a bootable SD card for ArchARM. I think I have either overwritten the boot folder on my primary partition with the ArchARM files or ...
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Elementary OS fails to boot after install on ACER Aspire 7 laptop

Purchased Loki 0.4.1 last night, burned ISO to USB and installed on brand new ACER Aspire 7 Laptop which came preinstalled with Windows 10. Opted to erase entire drive to install Elementary as I need ...
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I have installation issue while trying to do it on “System76 - Oryx Pro”?

I've donated few $'s and downloaded the "Elementary OS" ISO to install it in my new "System76 - Oryx Pro". I've tried many different ways and could not succeed. Error i am getting is attached here. ...
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5.0 Juno Beta no boot after install on 2013 MBP Retina

Used dd to write the ISO to USB stick booted from USB chose to boot into the demo did install on wifi with updates and optional software removed stick when prompted rebooted black screen hard shutdown ...
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Boot process stuck at 'Loading initial ramdisk'

I've installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit) on a Lenovo with Intel Corporation Sky Lake Integrated Graphics. The install process went fine and it generally works great with kernel Linux 4.13.0-32-...
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Can't change boot order on Dell?

I followed Elementary's instructions, but there doesn't seem to be a way to change boot order. I've tried all the F keys and Esc, and nothing works. Pressing F2 seems like it should be the one, but it ...
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ACPI errors at boot with kernel 4.17.2 and 4.16

I am having these errors/warnings everytime I boot elementaryos with kernel 4.16 or kernel 4.17.2 on a ideapad 110-15isk with a i3 6006u and no dedicated graphics. Does someone know how to fix them?
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Loki 0.4.1 dualboot with Fedora on LVM

I have installed Elementary OS on my LVM partition alongside Fedora. Since I already have a boot partition with grub installed I skipped the boot-loader installation by running the ubiquity installer ...
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sysctl ipv6 configuration not fully applied

I want to disable ipv6 via sysctl.conf but it looks like the values are somehow being overridden for some interfaces. ipv6 should be disabled: $cat /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/sysctl.d/* | grep ...
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os-prober doesn't see my m.2 ssd

when i run fdisk i get the following christian@DixieFlatline:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for christian: Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 232.9 GiB, 250059350016 bytes, 488397168 sectors Units: ...
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i deleted all linux images and the main file system is not properly mounted to live usb /mnt

my problem is exactly same as in https://askubuntu.com/questions/28099/how-to-restore-a-system-after-accidentally-removing-all-kernels except that i'm using elementary os based on ubuntu 16. i tried ...
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Long boot after sing in

I enter password. It's ok. I see empty desktop with only background picture. I wait for about 1-2 minutes and only after it the dock line and high line with time and applications become visible and ...
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Black Screen on Bootup after loading image

I am having problems with elementary OS booting. I have had it installed for about 2 months now on my MacBook Pro. I have a dual boot with macOS and elementary OS, using the rEFIend boot manager. I ...