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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How to install version 5.1 on Windows 10 VirtualBox

I am getting stuck on the screen where you tell Elementary that you want to install updates and third party software. I've tried with none of the options on the screen chosen, and it still gets stuck. ...
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Laptop not turning off

As the title says, when trying to turn off my laptop with eOS 5.1 running, it just freezes and turns off only after the battery is completely worn-out (laptop was very hot when this happened, don't ...
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has anybody had luck installing elementary OS 5.1 on a razer blade pro 17?

trying to install elementary OS 5.1 but i can never go into live boot on my razer blade pro 17 4k 120hz laptop. screen just goes black and shows some tearing, tried doing nomodeset but still nothing ...
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No recognition of drives while installing OS!

I tried installing elementary OS along with Windows 10 in separate disc in Acer Aspire 5s. But during boot, it asks to install or try. Clicked on install and after choosing language it shows your ...
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Can't install elementary OS 5.0.1

Trying to install on my new laptop Acer Predator Helios 300 and I am getting the following error upon trying add a partition: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/ubi-...
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CD install on white MacMini

I am trying to get elementary OS on an old white MacMini. The machine does not boot from USB and does not have a DVD drive. I have tried a USB DVD drive but that is not recognized. Is there a way to ...
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What is the checksum for the Hera ISO file?

Hera has just been released, but the installation page still has the 5.0 2018/10/16 checksum. Can you please provide the 5.1 2019/12/02 one? Thanks TM
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Wifi wont connect

Running from installation off flash drive only. Wifi wont connect though it sees my signal. What adjustments do I need to make use my wifi?
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Hera is not installing with GeForce 1660 ti (unknown chipset)

Main problem: [1.200632] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: unknown chipset (168000a1) What different between previous PC's state? Only a new video card, previous was 960 gtx, now 1660 ti (nVidia) When? 1) ...
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Gnu Grub does not detect the installation

Good afternoon, I have installed your latest version dual on the same disk next to Windows 8, on an Acer Aspire notebook. However, when I start, Gnu Grub that comes by default does not detect that I ...
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USB seems to run fine but media check fails

When booting the USB the media check option simply restarts the computer, I've checked the sha256 sum and used the recommended methods (etcher and unetbootin) , can someone confirm the media check has ...
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Downloaded and Installed on USB but it won't install

Downloaded and Installed on USB but it won't install. It has errors, but I can't remember what it said. Can I download a fresh copy again?
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USB-Installer doesn't boot

I tried to install elementary OS today on my tower but I ran into a problem. I installed a previous version of Juno without problems, but now I can't get the Installer to boot. I downloaded the ...
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Unable to install elementary OS on a Gnome Box vm

I'm running Gnome Boxes, trying out different distros (including elementary OS). I can run the elementary OS liveUSB environment just fine, but when I try to install Elementary on my 25GB virtual ...
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Installation GUI reports SSD (mounted via USB) partition to be starting at some offset

I don't see a location to report bugs so I'm posting them in Questions.... There are two fatal bugs in the installation system... First off, here's what I did: 1) I downloaded the elementaryOS ...
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Installation on new Dell XPS 7390 Clamshell

I can't seem to get the eOS installation boot USB to work on the new XPS 7390 DE-- no matter what, I get a black screen after the GRUB menu (all selected options). What I've tried: Creating the live ...
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Is there a way to save file colors

I liked very much the way you can colorize your files and folders, but I am thinking about reinstalling elementary OS. Is there some file I can copy to keep the colors after installation?
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Elementary5.0 installation problem _ This screen shows my headache

I want to ask, I saw this screen when I installed it with usb. If you switch to ubuntu18.04, you will have the same problem. Although you can continue to install down, there will be serious errors ...
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Will/Can elementaryOS support ARM?

I have been looking into some ultra-portable GNU/Linux laptops for some of my younger family members. However, I do not yet believe I can recommend these to them if they cannot run elementary OS. ...
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Empty desktop after login

It's pretty self-explanatory, I have installed elementary alongside windows 10 on my Asus Zenbook ux580ge and after logging in I get an empty desktop with just the background image and the cursor (...
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Freeze when installing Elementary OS on Dell Inspiron

I've tried installing Elementary OS on a Dell Inspiron Laptop. The desktop environment boots fine but when I get to the installation wizard, the whole thing freezes as soon as I get to the second ...
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Step wise guide to install elementary OS on ryzen 5

Hey i am having an acer nitro 5 with ryzen 2500u i would like to how to install elementary OS on it cause the normal method using rufus doesn't work on it...i am not gr8 in installation of linux as i ...
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ACPI errors while installing Linux on HP

I'm having ACPI errors while trying to boot from USB on my HP laptop. Linux distribution is elementary OS. I called HP support, they said they don't support Linux and they said to call ubuntu ...
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Problems installing Elementary OS on Toshiba Satellite Pro C50A

I‘ve just got a Toshiba Satellite Pro C50A which came with Windows 10 pre installed. I‘m installing Linux onto this laptop for a friend who‘s technophobic, schizopjrenic, and on medication. One of ...
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Will elementary OS erase macOS recovery?

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 running macOS Mojave (10.14.6). I want to try elementary OS but I wanted to make sure if for some reason I wanted to switch back to macOS I would be able to do so through the ...
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Installer keeps crashing (squashes error)

I’ve been trying to install elementary OS on my girlfriend's laptop for the better part of the day, but the installer keeps crashing, with errors like this. Any advice? I can go into elementary ...
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Juno won't boot after install on a brand new SSD + “Apt configuration problem”

I just replaced the hard drive in my laptop and attempted to install Elementary OS Juno with a USB installer created from the ISO. This laptop (Thinkpad T450s) has been stable running Elementary OS ...
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Installation never completes in AppCenter

Recently, I am using Elementary OS and i like it. I am a Mac user but i also use Windows for gaming, so UI + functionality wise it is perfect for me. I found one issue, i was trying to install Steam, ...
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Cannot complete installation on Surface Pro 4 as TypeCover isn't working for encrypted password

I just tried to install eOS on my Surface Pro 4. I selected encryption for the installation, and know my password. However, when I try to complete the installation I am not able to type anything. The ...
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Black screen after installing elementary OS 5 on a Hades Canyon PC

I am trying to install the Elementary OS, the installation was succeeded, but when I reboot the system, it stuck at a black screen with blinking dash on the left corner. One thing I noticed was when ...
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juno 5.0 install on ssd black screen

all Have new PC with ssd 970 EVO Plus Board is ASUS Prime B45M-A with integrated Graphics Install with usb stick Juno 5.0 provides the setup screen with options F1-F5 have set nomodeset. Install ...
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I can't install Elementary-Juno on my laptop

Absolute beginner for everything regarding Linux here. I wanted to try it on an old laptop to see if I liked it before putting it on my actual computer but I had some issues. I tried to install ...
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elementary OS will not install

I have created a boot usb drive using Rufus and Elementary 0S Juno, but whenever I try to install elementary it freezes at the same point. It always freezes after saying 'Reached target encrypted ...
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Blank screen with blinking cursor after Juno reinstall

So, I reinstalled to a new drive. The install completed without errors. Now I can't boot, I only get a blinking cursor. This is on a Dell M4600 laptop. EDIT: I guess I solved my problem, but maybe ...
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Problem with installation, only logo

I can't start the installation. After clicking "install elementary OS" i observe the eOS logo, nothing more. Downloaded file verified nomodeset doesn't help I have nvidia gtx 750Ti. Same problem ...
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How do I install with home folder on microsd card?

I have a laptop that only has a 32gb ssd. I have a 128gb microsd installed for extra storage. I'd like to have my os installed on the ssd, but my home folder and personal files stored on the microsd ...
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Is elementary OS Lenovo B41-30 compatible or not?

I'm new to Linux and I want to try the elementary OS as a replacement for my current OS but I'm not sure if my laptop meets the minimum requirements for elementary OS to run properly. Would be awesome ...
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OS 5 Juno install black screen

No luck installing from USB, all options result in blank/black screen, even tried nouveau.modeset=0 ... May related to video card Radeon RX580? I note, same hardware (with nVideo graphics) installed ...
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Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partititon

Trying Linux for the first time, I'm choosing eOS. Got a problem when installing, I can't create a root partition. It says: Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partititon. I will take from free ...
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elementary OS won't detect my keyboard MacbookAir 2015 Model

Trying to install on Juno a MacbookAir early 2015 model and the installer doesn't detect my keyboard so I can't input anything like Wifi Password. Any ideas?
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Screen Blank During Installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install ElementaryOS onto a laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1431). I have downloaded and flashed the ElementaryOS 5.0 ISO onto a USB drive and attempted to boot from the USB. ...
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Problems with installation (beware: noob level over 9000)

Reposting here from reddit Hi everyone, Noobity McNooberson here. So, next semester I'm supposed to start a programming class and I'm very excited for it, so I thought I would install a linux based ...
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Add support for UEFI [duplicate]

Trying to install Linux last night, but cannot boot with UEFI. Please add support for UEFi. I created bootable using unetbootin, pendrivelinux UEFI, but not working.
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How to fix 3584 alignment offset issue during installation

So I made the acquisition of a Seagate Backup Plus Slim to use as an external hard-drive for a laptop that years later now refuses to acknowledge either the internal HDD or SSD. I'm having issues ...
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How to install elelmentary OS 5 on prepared before ext4 filesystem with additional parameters

I have partitioned and prepared ext4 file system with additional needed parameters. I need to install elementary Os 5 JUNO on this formatted partition. But elementary OS installer won't let me choose ...
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[SOLVED]randomly “sleeping/shutting down” while using ElementaryOS

new User here... I have a "old" tablet pc ( 2 in 1 ), this one : https://www.pipo-store.com/pipo-w1-pro-stylus-tablet.html i have it for 4 years, and now the performance with windows10 is not as ...
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moving from Zorin 12 to elementary OS juno

I have a Macbook pro that no longer runs OS X, I have Zorin 12 on it. I am trying to figure out how to install elementary on my Macbook. From elementary's website, I have 3 options to choose from my ...
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Bootloop at login screen of newly installed elementary OS

I installed the elementary OS Juno but at the time of starting the system it is looped in the login screen. Processor Atom x5 z8350 How to fix this loop?
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Boot endless loop

I want to install elementary OS and try it out but it never reaches the GUI the background appears for a fraction of a second and it then goes into an endless loop mouse cursor bottom right and back ...
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Resize elementary OS partition to full disk partition

I've installed elementary OS 5.0 to a /dev/sda3 partition alongside two NTFS /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 partitions, whose mount point is set before. Now, I'd want to delete the first two NTFS partitions ...