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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...