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installing a .deb package

I am a new eOS user and I can't find a particular application in the store. Do I need to do anything in particular before trying to install directly from .deb file?
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How to install Wine 5 on elementary OS 5.1 Hera?

Hi guys here is Question and answer: how to install latest stable Wine 5 for elementary OS 5.1 Hera?
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Elementary OS Problems: Installation, Resolution and Graphics

I'm relatively new to Linux distros, and my first shot at it was Elementary OS Loki. I installed it to my old PC with no hitches. It was an old i3, and a GTX 1050. However, now, I installed ...
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(SOLVED) apt-get is trying to uninstall everything I've ever installed!

This evening, I installed the latest stable release (version 10) of LLVM, Clang, etc.. I used these commands: sudo apt-get install libllvm-10-ocaml-dev libllvm10 llvm-10 llvm-10-dev llvm-10-doc llvm-...
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Unable to install Elementary OS: Hangs during reboot after installation

I need your help in sorting out this installation issue. I had installed Elementary OS successfully, where I gave the permission to allow download of third party software. This is because I need ...
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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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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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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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Will not install

system freezes while trying to create ext4 on the / partition. It says it is preparing the drive and then sits there indefinitely. HISTORY OF THE TROUBLE on first install attempt, could not mount ...
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install issue with nvidia drivers and low resolution

so i tried out elementary for the first time on my main PC as i have been really liking what the team has been doing. I elected to install third part drivers upon install, and when it loaded i saw ...
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Encryption of multiple disk partitions

Recently I have tested many many Linux distros, and I must say to me Elementary seems to be the best in all aspects. I would love to use it, but there is an issue that bothers me: I would love to be ...
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Errors installation on USB

i am trying to install Elementary OS on a usb stick and i'm having several problems: 1 - First of all, the installation process takes several hours to complete (around 6-7 hours). I don't think is a ...
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Primary Buttons issue with fresh install of eOS Hera

I just downloaded the eOS iso today, booted it up, installed it, and it looks great at first. I then restart the computer and find that the system settings for primary button and natural scrolling no ...
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Can not add new files to existing drives after elementary OS Juno install

I recently replaced Window 7 Pro with elementary OS Juno for my HTPC. I have 3 drives that I'm using. Drive 1. is Main drive for elementary OS Juno. Drive 2. For Movies and Music. Drive 3 is for more ...
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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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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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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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excuse me, but; os can't be installed on 2009 MacBook

I am not sure if this is appropriate, but I just spent a week trying to install either Jupiter or Hera on an old MacBook from 2009 that just got phased out of surfing the web, due to browser ...
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install elementary os on M2 Solid state drive

The OS does not recognize M2 PCI class 35 solid state drives. (Dell Latitude 3400) someone knows how to install it on this type of disks.
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Elementary OS 6 Beta gets stuck on detecting current disk configuration

I am trying to install Elementary OS 6 beta on a 2015 HP Pavillion 15" laptop alongside Windows and Manjaro. (The storage device is a 1tb WD hard drive) However, every time I get to selecting the ...
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grub cannot work well

I build elementary-daily-6.0.iso, the install process is OK. But when I restart my computer and choose to boot from hdd, grub cannot work well to boot elementary and go into the grub shell. When I ...
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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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Installer crashes when trying to select disk

When I boot into usb to install and I click install everything is alright but when I arrive to the part of choosing which disk I wanna install in it crashes. To be more specific it crashes when I ...
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What is the procedure to create an unattended install of elementary OS?

I have tried to use the debian/ubuntu pressed but it is ignored. How is this intended to be done?
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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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Installing Office 365: Error 0-2031 (17006)

I'm trying to install Office 365 with Wine and the installer I downloaded from my account on Office.com (which redirected me to the account page). Whenever I try opening the setup with Wine, I keep ...
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Fresh install Hera on Loki - UNetbootin not working

UNetbootin from the AppCenter in Loki does not locate the necessary location of the Hera .iso file. It only searches in Computer (File System). I can't update using code, so I need a way to freshly ...
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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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Black screen when trying to install elementary OS on Thinkpad X13 AMD Ryzen7

I am getting stuck installing elementary OS right at the beginning, after the system should be booting. But all I am getting is a black screen. I have tried several different USB sticks and several ...
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Elementary os Failing to install (shows weird glitch)

I’m trying to dual boot elementary os and I’m having multiple problems... First of all when I try to boot from the usb it tells me to wait 10seconds or press enter and after that it glitches, by ...
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Freeze on grub-install

Я пытаюсь установить Elementary OS на Acer Aspire ES1-523. Весь ноутбук просто напросто зависает на шаге "elementary grub-installer: Выполняется установка для платформы x86_64-efi." ...
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Elementary OS 6 Questions

Today I finally upgraded my PC replacing the 2TB hdd with a modern NVMe SSD. After a quick testboot of the old hdd to check if everything is working fine I now need to move my data. I know that best ...
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Issue after install

I am having an issue with Elementary 5.1.6 after install. It seems similar to Install issue (black screen after grub splash) with elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200706 ISO but not quite the same. I've ...
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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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Install fails from USB last thing on screen says “No such file or directory”

Made a USB Live stick for Elementary OS with rufus-3.11 in Windows 10, tested USB stick with kubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64 and verified that it works to install with on same PC, and it is no problem ...
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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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Why does the Elementary installer insist on installing Grub on a drive that I haven't installed Elementary on?

This is a major annoyance. I've just installed Elementary on an external SSD (used Gparted to configure the partitions on the drive etc.) and when the installation is finished I find the install ...
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grub-install/dev/sda failed. Fatal error! Dual boot (Elementary OS and Windows 10)

first of all, sorry for my english, well, I have tried to install elementary OS as a dual boot a loooot of times(I got Windows 10 installed) those days. Always the same problem: grub-install/dev/sda ...
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Anyone ever try installing iriun.com cell phone webcam package and get it to work?

I wanted to try an IP webcam with an OLD cell phone and came across iriun. It installs but does not work for me. I know it advertises as an ubuntu 18.04 package but I was hoping elementary OS (latest/...
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Problemas al Instalar Spotify

Intente instalar Spotify en mi laptop, sin exito, ahora resivo un anuncio muy molesto cada vez que abro mi centro de aplicaciones (adjunto imagen) Doy clic en detalles y obtengo lo siguiente: W: ...
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Installing Elementary OS without USB drive or DVD

I'm running Elementary OS on my Macbook from an external USB drive but I thought about installing it on a thumbdrive. Is there a way to install Elementary OS from my current install so that I can just ...
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Problem with starting elementary OS

I have installed elementary OS alongside Win 10 and when I try to open elementary OS I get error message "usci_acpi UBSC0000:00: PPM init failed (-110)" I don't know how I could fix it and I can't ...
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Unable to install GRUB message (Hera)

I was running Elementary OS Loki or Juno (don't remember) on my Asus T100TA laptop. I figured I'd do a clean install of Hera, and since I had nothing of value on my computer I just removed all ...
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You need at least 8.1 GB disk space to install elementary

when I'm trying to install elementary os I got this massege "You need at least 8.1 GB disk space to install elementary , this computer has 0.0B" but I have big disk free disk space And I don't know ...
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Why cant I install elementary os?

I wanted to download and install Elementary Os, so I read the instructions carefully and watched additional tutorials. So far everything has worked out great. However, when I boot the installer from ...
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Unable to install Elementary OS on Samsung m2 970 evo nvm drive on Asus FX505GD

I'm having serious trouble installing Elementary OS on my computer. I had multiple attempts and reached a dead end: 1 - At first I tried using rufus and chose ISO instead of DD. The install kept ...
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Unable to install anything from AppCenter

In AppCenter when I click to download a piece of software, it does this: "starting.. waiting..." then nothing. It doesn't install or anything. What can I do to fix this? Thank you
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Can't find Ubuntu iso when using wubi_uefi to install elementary os

As topic. No USB drive so thought I'd try this. Have downloaded the ISO, installed using Wubi, but first boot fails with an error that recommends running chkdsk /r. Have done this and still no dice. ...