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Questions tagged [system-installation]

Questions about installing elementary OS in any supported architecture. Post-installation questions should not be under this tag.

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The E 5.0 download is damaged when into Mac Sys22 (Sierra)

This isn’t a question, instead is the only way I can find to report a problem. Following multiple downloads of Elements 5 (elementaryos-5.0-stable-1.20181016.iso), into an old MacBkPro 2011 running ...
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elementary OS installer crashed at choosing partition screen

I'm new to Linux and this is the first time i tried to dual-boot Linux. My laptop is Dell XPS 9360. When ever i use the usb to boot elementary OS(i tried Ubuntu too and get the same error message), i ...
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Black screen after installation on iMac

I am trying to install the latest version (5.0) on my late 2009 27“ iMac. It has a 2.66 i5 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 4850 GPU. To get my USB stick to boot I have to replace "no splash" with "...
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How can I install Elementary OS with enough swap space to hibernate?

I just got a recent Dell XPS 13 laptop. I'd like to install a Linux distro, but I have a requirement that I need hibernate to work. I've read that I need the swap partition to be at least 2x the size ...
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Can't install elementary due to GPT HDD

Recently someone asked me to install elementary OS on their laptop, because they would like to get into Linux. I myself use Ubuntu and never had any problems installing it on my laptop/computer but ...
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Cannot install from USB

I have downloaded 5.0 Juno and made a bootable USB disk (8 GB) using Rufus as described in the install guide. I have assigned a 100 GB unallocated disk space for the installation. I am running Windows ...
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Is it possible to turn Ubuntu to elementary OS? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18 installed in my computer. I want to installed elementary OS. I kind started liking it. But I have so many apps installed in the Ubuntu installation and I don't want to lose those. So ...
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System broken due to faulty upgrade

I had elementary OS Freya installed on my computer. Knowing that there's no official way to upgrade to Loki from Freya I decided upgrade it manually this answer. I don't blame the answer posted in ...
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Error installing nokogiri

I get this following when I try to install nokigiri, Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error installing nokogiri: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. ...
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Juno system-installation Acer Aspire ES1-732-P3A8

I read this : Empty /boot/efi after fresh install of Juno And was quiet confident, but, it doesn't work for me, cause I can't : Enter BIOS again and select 3 EFI files from my EMMC drive (from ...
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Problem installing

So first time I try to install Eos it always fails to grub, then I wipe the disk and install it again (doing that first time went okay) but I could not chose windows from grub, that left me with ...
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Elementary OS Juno installer crashed

When trying to install the elementary OS 5.0 on system fails - the installer crashed even before starting to copy files. The bootable usb was created with dd if=</path/to/eOS.iso> of=</path/...
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Installing Elementary OS onto a System76 Onyx Laptop

I am having trouble installing Elementary OS 5, the latest stable ISO from the website onto my Onyx Laptop (Core i7, GTX-1070, 4K screen). I can boot to the OS on the thumb drive (the test drive ...
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Can't install on my laptop

I have an existing Windows 10 installation and a free partition with 600 GB in which I would like to install Elementary. I have created a USB ISO for Elemetary OS Juno. I firstly used Rufus, but I ...
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ERRNO 5 Input/Output Error When Installing Juno

I recently tried to install Elementary OS Juno onto my computer, and kept getting this error, ERRNO 5 Input/Output Error during the installation. It says along with the error popup that it could be ...
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Cannot install angular on elementary os!

After npm install -g @angular/cli this is what I recive: npm WARN optional Skipping failed optional dependency /@angular/cli/chokidar/fsevents: npm WARN notsup Not compatible with your operating ...
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stuck at glowing boot logo during first installation [closed]

I am new to the Linux world so please bear with me if I don't know anything common. That being said I tried to install elementary OS Juno releas-juno yesterday and when I booted from my flash drive ...
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Installation on a imac

I installed Elementary OS on my old imac but at startup I keep on getting a black screen? The shift button won't help. Nothings happens. The esc button give me a grub> window. I looked for cat /etc/...
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“Something else” install to specific partition

I'm starting out learning Linux and I think this is a question that applies when installing any version. Right now I'm working on installing Elementary OS so I was hoping I could get the answer here. ...
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how to enable disk encrytion when using dual boot?

During the installation process its possible to select disk encryption only when the “erase” option is selected, however the checkbox is not clickable when dual booting is selected. Is there a way to ...
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New install reboot loop during startup splash screen

I just installed ElementaryOS 5.0 on a dual Xeon workstation with dual Nvidia 1070 GPUs. Installation works fine, then it prompts me to reboot to complete the installation. I reboot and the ...
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Install elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my elementary OS 0.4 Loki [duplicate]

I paid and then downloaded release-juno to my laptop that is running release-loki. However I can't seem to install the ISO file. Can someone tell me how to either burn the ISO file to DVD or CD on my ...
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Juno 5.0 install / Try it option freezes with boot errors on dell i3180

I bought a new Dell at bestbuy with the reason on learning/using Linux and found that when I boot to the USB and Try the OS is works for a few seconds and freezes the computer. I tried to install and ...
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How to update from elementary loki to elementary juno?

I installed elementary 0.4.1 and update it. But doesn't update to Elementary 5.0 Juno. please tell me how can i update to Juno. i want Juno no matter what.......... Please Help me . I ...
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Installing Elementary OS in Parallels gives blank screen

I am trying to install eOS under Parallels Desktop 14 on a late 2014 iMac running High Sierra (10.12). The Mac and Parallels are up to date. While installing under Parallels, I create a custom config ...
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First install on a MacBook Air: black screen

This is my first attempt at Elementary. I’ve managed to install it to the drive of my aging MacBook Air but the boot sequence ends in a black screen with 4 small icons in the upper right of the screen:...
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Internal drives that are read only after a fresh install

My OS is on a new SSD fresh install of Juno Then I have two internal drives named Media and Media 2. They are NTFS formatted only ever held files no OS After a fresh install they are read only. My ...
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Installing Juno corrupted the BIOS, Cannot save changes in BIOS

BIOS: Aptio flashed with the latest update. Laptop: Dell 3179 So I installed ElementaryOS on my laptop in UEFI mode and the installer gave me an error about grub not being able to install, So i ...
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Hibernated Win7 and broken Grub

I have messed up my installation. I had Win7 paralel with elementary Loki and attempted to owerwrite it with elementary Juno. I think I hibernated Win7, I guess that was stupid. Without full ...
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Bootable USB won't boot

I'm very excited about getting Juno installed, but unfortunately, after creating a bootable USB-drive with unetbootin and booting the drive, I stare at nothing but a black screen. It doesn't matter ...
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Installer fails to set the clock properly

The Juno's installer doesn't create the /etc/adjtime file, so the system clock are not set correctly. This lack of this file makes the clock to be reset to UTC on each reboot.
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Graphic glitches when trying to install Juno

Whenever I try to install Elementary on my PC as second OS I get some weird graphical glitches on my monitor, and that's as far as I can get with the "installation". I can interact perfectly with the ...
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Can't boot Juno for live CD or install - with different kernel parameter

I've tried the beta 1, 2 and now the final version of Juno, I always get a system restart just a second after boot when I want to try on live cd or isntall. I tried to put on kernel parameter ...
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Will installing elementary OS Juno going to wipe data on other drives?

I have a pc with three logical partitions. I have windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 installed on two of them. I am planning on wiping the Ubuntu partition to install elementary OS Juno to try it out, is it ...
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Moving from Pop!_OS to Juno

Currently I have Pop!_OS installed on my Dell XPS 15 but I am planning to eOS next week. The good thing is that I already created a separate /home partition. Can I just erase the system partition (...
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Froze while updating system then died, been stuck here for a while

So sorry. I'm very new to Linux and shtf real fast. I have the slightest idea what to do.
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When I install elementary OS, I always fail

Every time I install it with USB, I always get stuck in the logo interface. What should I do? My computer is dual video card, I don't know if there is any impact
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Quick info (for peace of mind)

I'm pretty sure if I shrink my HDD to leave some unallocated free space and then try to install ElementaryOS alongside my W10, it will just use that free space, and create everything it needs from ...
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completing the installation process

I am trying to create a duel-boot Apple iMac, using Mac OS on the internal drive and Elementary on an external drive. I've gotten a bootable version on a USB thumb drive and explored the Live View, ...
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Other than speed (I'm assuming)- what am I losing if I install Elementary OS on HDD?

I ask only because I don't have a spare SSD and don't want to dual-boot.
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What is the current kernel version of elementary OS?

I have AMD Ryzen 2200g APU and people said that it was unstable before 4.15 update and 4.17 update kinda has all issues fixed. So what is current kernel version installed on elementary os?
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cannot install elementary os on ubuntu

I tried to install elementary os from a live USB with unetbootin on Ubuntu, following the instructions on the EOS site. I chose the option to install alongside Ubuntu and created a new 200GB ...
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Upgraded Nvidia and now have blank screen

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the screen kept flickering. I followed the instructions on this post https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2061180, but when I restarted my ...
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Elementary OS para HP Mini 110

Estoy intentando instalar Elementary OS en una HP Mini 110 pero en el momento de iniciar la instalación, tira el siguiente mensaje: This kernel requires an x86-64 cpu. but only detected an i686 cpu....
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Unable to boot to elementary OS from USB - macOS High Sierra

Macbook Pro: Early 2011 running High Sierra 10.13.6 Trying to install: elementary OS Created bootable USB using Etcher I've tried going into recovery mode and disabling SIP from the command line. This ...
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block while install

l acess to BIOS and select USB memory, then I select install elementary OS in the menú, but this has blocked with that screen.
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I am new to elementary OS, and have a few questions

I am interested in using elementary OS, because the developer documents appear to be very well maintained, it's easy for the average person to use, and I think any software I make has a high ...
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Installation problem acpi error

I have this problem installing elementary OS on a Packard Bell easy note TS 11HR: ACPI ERROR: METHOD PARSE EXECUTION FAILED. You can find more information in the pics attached. Any ideas about how ...
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medium error dev nvme0n1 when I try to install elementaryos 5.0 beta with uefi

PC: M2.NVME(UEFI Windows10 already installed) and HDD(Try to install ElementaryOS 5.0) BIOS: Secure boot disable(custom or standard) USB Flash: UEFI Elementary 5.0 beta(made by rufus with default ...
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Keyboard randomly freezes while typing

While typing there are times where my keyboard randomly freezes and repeats the key over and over again. At that point, my only option is to manually hit the power button in order to restart. The ...