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I can't boot elementary OS from usb

I can't boot from usb cuz this error: And I am don't know why this error appears. Thank you
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/ partition is almost full but have 18GB unused volume

Here's the situation at hand. I am dual booting Elementary OS with Windows 10. After some initial troubleshooting I got it to work. Initially I followed a tutorial to help me out with the partitioning,...
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Not able to boot OS

I accidentally moved /etc to /home/etc. I fixed that via putting init=/bin/bash in the boot commands, booted, and dropped into a shell with an (initramfs) prompt, where I then did cryptsetup ...
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Just Stuck in Install "Detecting file systems..."

I am just installing elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and I'm stuck in progress of installation "detecting file system": There's no progress, just stuck in there? I appreciate any answer to it.
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Can't access "Documents on iPhone" on usb connection

I am using Elementary OS 6. Almost all Ubuntu based distros with latest kernel have this. When you plug in iPhone it shows separately "Documents"(File System) and "Photos" which ...
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Android device not detected on fresh Odin install

I just set up my new desktop machine yesterday and want to use Elementary as my OS. Had no trouble with the installer and was able to write the OS to my primary SSD and am writing this message from ...
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How to give flatpak apps full filesystem access in elementary OS 6 Odin?

When flatpak apps are installed in elementary OS 6 Odin, they don't seem to have access to any directories outside of their allowed / sandboxed folders. For example, they can't access the real ...
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After formatting a harddrive system doesnt boot into gui anymore

Timeshift snapshots occupied a 2TB harddrive. I wasnt able to delete them so i downloaded gparted and formatted the harddrive, i also made a new partitiontable with ext4, but i didnt mount it. While ...
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ZFS Encryption on root in Elementary os 6

Will Elementary OS 6 support ZFS filesystem encryption on root?
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Filesystem properties error

when i check the properties in files system it display I have 18.4 Exabytes free out of 77GB and it display files 140.8 Terabytes used , how to solve it
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installed nautilus and cinnamon files on the appcenter, now i can't delete them

I just downloaded nautilus files and cinnamon files to try them out. I wanted to test the desktop on nautilus, and i didn't really have a reason to download cinnamon but i did. But now, I can't delete ...
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Can't login, recurring password prompt possibly due to filesystem full

NOOB alert I have been using elementary os for a couple of months without issue. I noticed a couple of days ago a low file space alert. So I increased my root partition from 12 GB to 26 GB which ...
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Is there a way to enable full read/write for a hfs+ hdd? (x noob)

is there a way to enable full read/write for a journaled hfs+ hdd? (x noob, laptop, can't backup/convert fs/reformat)
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Everything missing in Elementary OS

I was attempting to fix a full root drive today and when I restarted my computer, the background was black, all of my settings are missing, my taskbar is back to the original installation options (...
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My syslog files have a file size of 71.7 GB

When I run the command tail tail /var/log/syslog.1, this error pops up: Sep 21 08:09:52 michael-pc io.elementary.cerbere.desktop[2091]: [00007ff48401b430] vdpau_chroma filter error: video mixer ...
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Low Disk Space on File System root problem

I recently installed elementary on my laptop and in the partition of the system use 50 gb but it took only two days using it and says that the space in root filesystem is full, I do not understand ...