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.

167 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
319 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
413 views

Blank screen after installation, please help!

I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Odin installer goes black after 'try or install elementary'

I posted this as a bug report last week, but I'm also posting here to see if anyone has suggestions for what I can try next. Most of the posts here that describe a similar issue (with Hera, eg. 1, 2) ...
2
votes
3answers
371 views

eOS won't boot, stuck on perpetual black screen

Since switching from Windows a few weeks ago, I've been using eOS on this laptop without issue. However, after downloading system updates a couple of days ago, the system wouldn't boot, hanging on a ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to install on Dell XPS 13 (7390) developer edition

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
291 views

Installation on flash drive produces errors. Did I install correctly?

I tried installing elementaryOS onto a flash drive on my Razer Blade Stealth with the unetbootin program. I was able to get into the installation process although the screen was flashing on and off a ...
2
votes
0answers
73 views

Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...
2
votes
0answers
114 views

elementary OS does not respond after boot

my problem is that after boot hardly anything in the OS works. I can open applications but I cant do anything with them, they simply don't respond. I found that after I press power button(hibernate) ...
2
votes
0answers
47 views

Brightness keys repeat many times after released

I've ran into this issue where the brightness control on my laptop will "repeat" for a second or so, even when tapped lightly. The shortcuts are Fn+Home and Fn+End on this LG Z1 Pro Express Dual. ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Booting up takes longer than it should with a cursor on a black screen

systemd-analyze outputs the following: Startup finished in 3.917s (firmware) + 2.835s (loader) + 2.592s (kernel) + 2.192s (userspace) = 11.538s graphical.target reached after 2.187s in userspace ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

Elementary OS 6 not booting - drops into initramfs prompt

The issue has occurred after the accepted solution to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/675425/regular-update-broke-initramfs-on-elementary-os-6/675476#675476 This is how my screen looks when I ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

How to make lightdm more stable on boot?

I'm really enjoying ElementaryOS Odin so far; my only major complaint is that lightdm is quite unstable on boot. Specifically on probably 75% of hard boots I do, it either fails to initialise or ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

hera to odin, on windows surface 6 dual boot

I would like to erase hera and install odin on top of it. I cannot use the erase and install option as it seems to erase all partitions on the disk and would erase windows data. When using custom ...
1
vote
0answers
136 views

Boot fails for linux 5.4.0-65-generic kernel

When booting my lenovo laptop, all I see is: Loading Linux 5.4.0-65-generic ... Loading initial ramdisk ... And then in hangs there forever. I used to be able to go into the GRUB menu and select ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Black screen after successful (?) install

Another black screen issue here. I thought I successfully installed Elementary on a mid-2010 iMac (after editing in grub to set nomodeset). It went through the install wizard and asked for my time ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Not getting any response while trying to install from USB

I've been attempting to dual-boot Windows 10 and ElementaryOS, but have 0 success so far. Whenever I try to boot from USB after selecting it in the boot menu, I really shortly see the logo of my ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

ElementaryOS Won't boot after normal installation from live USB

I've installed ElementaryOS, and it won't boot. It shows me the ElementaryOS Logo, but then it changes to a terminal with the cursor blinking. There is no text in the terminal whatsoever. Please help ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Booting to blank screen eOS 5.1

When booting up my laptop from power off or hibernated state I am booted into a black screen with a small white under-score in the top left. Nothing proceeds to happen. To work around this I power ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

Elementary os 5.1 hera stuck at boot

So I cant reach the login screen. When i boot in the system the elementary os icon shows up, it glows for a while than it completely freezes. When i pressed escape before it froze it was going through ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to quit Debian Logo on Startup, after install Gnome-Shell

I installed Gnome Shell and the i uninstalled... All is fine but when Start the computer it shows an image that says "Debian 8", then Show a animation of Elementary, before the Login Screen. I want to ...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

Installing Elementary OS on Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1

I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Elementary OS 5.1.3 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1. I was able to run and seemingly complete the installation process from USB, however, when I attempt to run ...
1
vote
1answer
793 views

Stuck at boot: R8169 can't disable ASPM [Solved]

Since kernel 4.15.0.55 update, I'm getting stuck at boot. No kenel after .55 can't boot. At recovery mode system halts at this message: r8169 can't disable ASPM OS doesn't have ASPM control I've ...
1
vote
1answer
136 views

How to load kernel from GRUB

Elementary OS is hosted on sda5. Win 10 was on sda1(?). I deleted BOTH partitions to resize sda5. I restarted my laptop and was greeted with the GRUB2 interface. I have no clue how to get back into ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

No Elementary (or Unbuntu) Option in Boot menu at startup

I am both a new and novice user when it comes to Linux. I recently installed Elementary alongside Windows 10 (Education), using the default install option. But on the boot menu it only gives me the ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Replacing verbose bootup with default splash screen

I recently installed elementary in a sort of non-traditional way because I didn't have a USB. I just made a 4 GB fat32 partition and booted off of it from refind, and after installation the splash ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Wrong system time on startup

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera, and noticed that whenever I boot up, the system time is wrong, and it takes about a minute to automatically correct. This is an issue me because I use the ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Unable to boot USB drive

Ill cut this short again. Okay, so, I was wondering about trying Ubuntu without installing so i tried. And then the PC boots elementaryOS, no isolinux.bin error which had happened before. I used ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

USB doesn't t boot in UEFI mode

I downloaded the ISO from the official website, I installed it on the USB with Rufus, in GPT for UEFI, with FAT32. I already checked the ISO SHA256. When trying to boot it, it does nothing, does not ...
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Windows 7 does not boot after installing ElementaryOS 5.1

I have some experience setting up Windows Linux Dual boot, but unfortunately yesterday I ran into a problem. The grub menu does not have Windows 7 on it, and I don't know how to get it on there. I ...
1
vote
2answers
66 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
287 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
179 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
89 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
108 views

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-...
1
vote
0answers
154 views

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-...
1
vote
3answers
717 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
559 views

Desktop not coming up & black screen after updates

I installed updates and after the restart, the screen comes up black with a blinking cursor. I can get to terminal by ctrl-alt-F1 and sign in, but all attempts to troubleshoot have failed. This is ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Not booting after selecting operating system in grub menu

Anyone help me please :( , my Elementary OS not booting after I selecting an operating system in grub list. After click enter to boot on elementary os, I just get a blank screen with nothing in long ...
1
vote
0answers
449 views

Slow boot - a start job is running for

I am completely new to Elementary OS and Linux. I have tried to figure out this issue by Googling lots but cannot seem to fix it. I have a slow boot, the following messages pop up and delay the boot ...
1
vote
0answers
272 views

OSX doesn't boot on mac after installing Elementary OS and modifying Grub

I've installed ElementaryOS on OSX, at first a black scree was shown, I followed the #9 and #10 tutorials in the answer in: Black screen when installing OS ,in the final steps I was able to boot on ...
1
vote
0answers
770 views

Cannot disable AMD Graphics card, I want to run only Intel Integrated

I am new to Linux and having a very difficult time running Elementary OS Loki without any hiccups. I am currently running it on a 2011 Macbook Pro with an AMD Radeon GPU as well as an integrated Intel ...
1
vote
0answers
205 views

Booting problem

I install updates every day and since 1st of Feb. I have booting issues with my Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) (U 16.04 LTS) but not every time though. I turn on my PC. sda5 screen shows up, I enter ...