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would like to set up HP photosmart printer in eOS 6.1

I have an HP photosmart C4480 that I'd like to set up, but I don't know how. Can anyone out there direct me to some site that can walk me through the process?
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How to boot/install on raspberry pi

I'm trying to install on raspberry pi 4. I have 8gb RAM and 128gb micro sd card. I verified the download, used etcher to install on mirco sd card. I insert the micro sd card and turn on the pi and it ...
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"Unable to enumerate USB device" and definitely not a typewriter, installing Elementary OS on a 2019 MacBook Pro

Assuming this hasn't been asked a hundred times, I am installing on a late-2019 13" MacBook Pro /wo Touch Bar or Touch ID. I am able to install Parrot OS, so this should be cake. It isn't. The ...
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Installed Elementary OS not booting to desktop

I’ve installed 6.1 on my 2015 MacBook Pro that previously was running Fedora- the installer works fine, but the desktop won’t boot. There’s what appears to be extremely minuscule text in the upper ...
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MPTCP in Elementary

there is new TCP standard Multi Patch TCP which should speed up connection. Did someone tried to recompile kernel with MPTCP enabled? regards, Pawel T.
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How do I install Elementary?

Why is it that all the versions of Linux that costs money comes with no install instructions? Some of us have very diminshed mental capacity due to illness so I need things explained very fully and ...
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While installing eOS the system asks to login in tty1

I'm quite new to linux and decided to install elementary os on my pc. The problem is that I'm not sure how am I supposed to continue the installation. Currently there's just a black terminal screen ...
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Elementary OS 6.1 changing disk from GPT to MSDOS structure

So, I was a longtime user of Elementery 5.1 and loved it. I chose to upgrade to 6.1. I tried a manual and it got tm a login, but just cycled log in. I decided to do a USB install. Upon trying to ...
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Elementary OS try or install

I've been trying to install elementary OS on my computer, I did a boot pen drive it's alright, but when computer starts to install elementary OS, computer show me "elementary OS next elementary ...
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Does ElementaryOS default install uses cryptswap?

I was reading an update done from terminal and saw this: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-5.13.0-28-generic cryptsetup: WARNING: Resume target ...
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What is the MD5 sumcheck for elementryos-6.0-stable202111005? also elementryos-6.0-stable202111103?

What is the MD5 sumcheck for elementryos-6.0-stable202111005? also elementryos-6.0-stable202111103 ?
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Not able to install ProtonVPN

I am trying to install protonVPN but I am getting this error. The file is located in my downloads folder and the filename is correct. I am following the instructions on the protonmail website. Below ...
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Can't do full install (Jolnir 6.1 / Macbook Pro hardware)

first-time Elementary user struggling to diagnose an install failure. Following standard instructions on https://elementary.io/docs/installation#installation - Checksum hash is fine; and I can boot ...
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Can't install - Mac Bluetooth mouse and keyboard not recognized

I have a 2104 iMac that I want to install elementary on. I can boot from a USB drive and then get presented with an option to enter my wireless network password which I can do no problem - mouse and ...
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Elementary OS 6 installation without grub boot-loader

In previous version of "elementary OS" there was the possibility to launch the installation of the OS from the terminal with the command "ubiquity -b". The "-b" option ...
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How do I get that Splash Screen for installing?

iMac Retina 5K 27" 2017 model with Big Sur OS and external drives available. I have downloaded/ verified the ISO I have used Etcher to create an installer USB and a CD. Both boot up using the ...
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install elementary 6 odin not working rebot and get blank screen

Follow all step to install elementary 6 odin and restart and i get blank screen. I have elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera
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Install won't proceed

I already have KDE Neon, Kubuntu, Mint,and FreeBSD on my machine. I tried to install Odin, using advanced install, I created a new root partition (ext4) and a FAT32 /boot/efi partition, but your ...
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Installation issue with dual boot

I have an error when I try to dual boot Odin alongside windows 10. It says: ERROR: configuring bootloader error: command failed with exit status: exit status 1 I tried several solutions that I found ...
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What should be done with boot partition for updated installation of elementary OS Odin

I have a dual boot system with following SSD disk partition : Boot partition ( /boot/efi ) : 100 MB linux root parition ( / ) : 100 GB Windows install dir : 150 GB Windoes dir : ...
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Why does elementary OS installation hang at 35%?

I am trying to install Elementary OS, the image is correct, but every time the installation freezes at 35 percent.
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Elementary os 6 odin installation - no partitions shown after getting current configuration

I have a different problem while installing EOS 6 Odin in my Dell Inspiron with UEFI boot. Initially I had issue with boot with the previous ISO download. But when I downloaded August 23rd IOS file ...
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Elementary OS Odin installer not showing partitions on Macbook Pro 2016

I've been running elementary OS alongside Mac OS for a few years now on my Macbook Pro 2016. Now Odin is out, I decided to erase my disk to get rid of Mac OS and go 100% elementary, but I've found ...
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hard drive partisions not displayed during installation

After boot live media, i selected custom installation to select partitions but after one or two minutes, installation setup could not find or display or detect my partitions. i ran Gparted during ...
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Can't install elementaryOS in virtualbox as guest screen 800x600

I'm trying to install elementaryOS 6 in a virtual box but I can't get passed the 'install' options on booting the ISO because the bottom/right side of the screen is cut off as it's defaulting to a ...
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No way how to encrypt in custom install

I can't find an option to encrypt the partition in a custom installation of eOS6. There is only an option to format the partition as ext4 for example. But no option to add encryption. When choosing to ...
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Can't install Elementary OS Odin on a Samsung Book S with NVMe SSD

I have a Samsung Book S with a NVMe SSD, during installation the drive isn't recognized by Elementary OS Odin, I've already disabled Secure Boot Control e Fast BIOS Mode but nothing change, any ideas? ...
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Is there an app for the VMware client?

Does anyone know if or how I can install a VMware client app on my Elementary OS? Many thanks, Shimon.
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Can't install Elementary OS Odin

I'm trying to install Elementary OS 6.0, stable version 20210810, and when I try to use advanced partitioning the installer stuck. Take a long time in "Getting the current information" and ...
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Running latest version of VMware Workstation Pro 16.x but cannot install Elementary OS 6 due to UI dialog being too big

Running VMware Workstation Pro 16.1.x on Windows. Cannot install Elementary OS 6 from VM because display area is too small.
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eOS 6.0 Installation error

Congratulations!! for the launch yesterday. I tried installing/updating my eOS yesterday, But keeps getting error: ERROR: extraction error: archive extraction failed with status: exit code: 1 I'm ...
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Elementary OS 6 doesn't play well with VirtualBox

Downloaded the ISO file for eOS 6 and tried to test-run in VirtuaBox. Unfortunately, the Elementary installer window is out of bounds and the usual "press ALT and drag the window with the mouse&...
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External HD, this folder does not belong to you

I have 5.1 Hera on my laptop (Lenovo) and 5.1.5 on my desktop. I bought an external HD (Intenso). On my desktop I have access to it, but not on my laptop. My laptop says "this folder does not ...
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How do I install linux?

just wondered if anyone would be able to help me install elementary os? I installed it years ago and it was great but I'm having a headache trying to install it on a newer laptop, and haven't used ...
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6.0 beta 2 - installation gui not completely visible in virtualbox

Installing the new version 6 beta 2 in virtualbox does not show all the options in sceen. You have to "guess" and use TAB and ENTER to move trough the next screen and hope you hit it right ...
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SOLVED GRUB fatal error during install on RAID

I'm trying to install elementary OS on raid0. My ESP, of course, is not part of the raid, but rather a separate partition near the beginning of one of the disks. I boot into the live ISO, download ...
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installed program that did not run

R studio was working perfectly, but I had to format the computer. I reinstalled Elementary OS and Rstudio again, the icon appears, but the program does not run. what to do?
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What size boot partition does elementary OS 6 Beta need?

Upon trying to install elementary OS 6 Beta, the installer informs me that the partition I used for boot with Hera is too small. This is on a 2012 Apple MacBook Air (MacBookAir5,2) set up for dual ...
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How can I fix ElementaryOS not installing on a MacBook Air(2018) Intel

I am having problems with installing EOS on a 2018 MacBook air, it gives the error messages: ACPI Error: Aborting Method. ACPI BIOS error Thunderbolt:ICM firmware is in wrong mode xHCI Host controller ...
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First Post Intro & Migration Question

I just joined the elementaryOS forum as I am strongly considering replacing my server OS with elementary. I have a Dell r710 (2xXeon CPU, 64GB, 4TB HDD) currently running LXLE but I need to rebuild ...
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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 ...
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Install hangs with gray rectangle accross screen

I'm installing on a 2010 Mac Mini, off of USB. Ubuntu 20.04 installs fine. I disabled "splash" and "quiet" in grub. I don't see any error messages. The kernel boots and then ...
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Elementary won’t boot after successful install

Recently decided to finally take the jump to Linux. Not being tech savvy I’ve tried my best but run into problems. I’ve searched the net high and low, nothing seems exactly like my problem and those ...
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Issue installing ElementaryOS 5.1 Stable on Satellite Pro R40-c

Issue: USB and CDROM both fail with validation error for EOS5.1 Stable Have downloaded iso file and tried as per your instructions. SHA value is correct Used UNetbootin & UUBytesISOEditor to ...
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elementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera AppCenter and apt require password to install anything

First time question here, so Please forgive/guide me if I'm not doing it right, Thanks ! I'm testing elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (fresh install from elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200706.iso, I did NOT tweak ...
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installing elementary os on VM (windows host) with a bootable USB drive

I've downloaded elementary OS ISO file some time ago and created a bootable USB drive. Now I cannot longer locate the original ISO file but would like to install elementary OS on a VM on a windows ...
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Cant install elementary, Security Violation

I really want to try out elementary os. I made a bootable USB on both Rufus and etcher. Both give me the same results. I get a blue screen saying Verification failed: (0x1A) Security Violation. I have ...
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I can't install it

I downloaded it to a USB and used Rufus to make it an ISO. I put it in another computer and when I choose install, there are no options to download the OS, then it crashes and opens the tryal version.
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How to install while using my operating system

I am thinking to switch from OSX to Elementary but I'll do the installation on my workstation I would like to lose as less time as possible. I am on an hackintosh and I know I could create a VM and ...
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When installing apps, they don't appear

I am new to Linux and I have doubts when installing programs in the Elementary operating system. When I install a program (for example, using "snap") it doesn't appear until after I restart ...
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