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Reverting from Elementary to OSX

To make a long story short, I've spent hours upon hours trying to get wi-fi to work on my Macbook Pro, and I have had it. I simply want to revert back to OSX. I have downloaded an image of OSX onto a ...
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Confused on installation

I downloaded elementaryOS on my Linuxmint desktop and burned the iso to my USB-2 pendrive. I don't want to install it over Linuxmint. I have a USB-3 pendrive I want to install ElementaryOS on. I didn'...
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Installation flash drive boots into a login screen

The USB flash drive with the installation media boots to a login prompt! I never see any GUI with any options! I suspect this problem is related to the ASUS motherboard (new Asus H670) and how it ...
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iMac 11,1 - installer crash

I had hoped to repurpose my 2009 iMac 27" with 2.8Ghz quad core i7, 8GB RAM and ATI Radeon HD 4850 GPU (no METAL support). Installing from USB shows two EFI partitions, both give the same result ...
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Non riesco a installare Elementary OS sul mio computer

Mi si blocca al passaggio in cui bisogna partizionare e scegliere la partizione in cui installare il sistema operativo. Non mi mostra alcuna partizione solo una schermata bianca senza niente scritto. ...
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I'd like some info before installing

I am currently on Windows 11 and would like to move to ElementaryOS due to it seeming more reliable and with nice style. But before I install, is it possible to install the OS without wiping the disk? ...
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Not able to install elementary OS (I think graphics drivers problem)

I am using CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G (4) @ 3.600GHz GPU: AMD ATI 07:00.0 Picasso I am writing this using the live mode. Because that is the only thing I am able to do. I am trying to dual boot with ...
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Can't carry on with the installation of Elementary OS 6.1

When I go to install Elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir (i'm sure i didn't offend anyone with that spelling whatsoever) on Virtualbox 6.1.32, it only shows a quarter of the screen, and when i click enter, it ...
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Getting stuck during OS install

Installing elementary os after windows install, getting permanent “setting up system” on 70%. Installer is not freezed, i can interact with UI.
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How to load elementary OS on dead MacBook with Ubuntu?

I have a dead first edition MacBook with Ubuntu, and I’m trying to load elementary OS with no avail. When I plug in the hard drive with Elementary OS on it, I the computer does nothing, any ideas to ...
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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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How do I install elementary with AMD graphics card when the USB install program does not load the drivers for my card

I have an old desktop PC with an AMD mobo and CPU and towards the end of last year upgraded my ancient NVIDIA graphics card to a used but newer and more powerful AMD Radeon. Ever since I have had no ...
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Where is the OS?

I have donated and downloaded your iso file which is a corrupt archive not able to be opened or imaged to USB, DVD, or any other media. You have no support or office phone number and no immediate ...
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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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Can't install Elementary OS on a HP EliteBook Folio 1040 g

I have a HP EliteBook Folio 1040 g with a 128GB SSD that used to have Windows. I have successfully replaced it with Zorin OS. Then I thought I'd like to try Elementary OS. However, when I try to ...
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Distributions disponibles pour anciens pc

Bonjour je dispose d'un macmini de 2004 avec un intel core duo, je souhaiterai y installer une version stable de votre distribution en 32 bits afin de conserver ce mac mai_s voilà : quelle ...
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Is it possible to reinstall/upgrade elementary while keeping the home directory data on an encrypted disk?

I am using elementary's disk encryption and have stored a lot of data in my home folder (~/Pictures, ~/Documents etc.) that is on the same single partition as the operation system. Once a new version ...
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Anyone running elementary OS on a MS Surface Laptop GO (128gb)?

) I have bought the surface Laptop GO and I now wonder if i can run the elementary OS as the ONLY OS on this Laptop. Are there any advices or experience with that? Thanks for every answer!
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elementaryos-6.1-stable.20211218-rc can not install Vmware Workstation Pro 16.2

I try elementaryos-6.1 to install Vmware Workstation Pro 16.2. But at first,elementaryos installer say "boot status daemon failed".So instalation stop 70% configured status.How do I set up ...
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Severe flickering

On my Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14 with Intel graphics (it's Clevo hardware) elementrary OS 6.1 is basically unusable due to flickering. When I boot from the installation media, the picture first ...
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Elementary 6.1 Intalation error

I'm trying to install elementary alongside Windows. After I set the partitions (1Gb for each root, boot, swap and the rest for home) the installation fails. It sais it might be a hardware issue, but ...
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can someone please provide a downloadlink for Odin iso file

The download at elementary.io does not work with different browsers, macOS. Can someone please provide a downloadlink for Odin iso file
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External SSD does not show up in installer for Odin 6, but gparted sees it

I used Etcher.io to create an installer with this same drive, an 860 EVO 250gb Samsung, and it boots and runs the demo os without problems. Then I got a smaller 32gb usb drive and used Etcher to ...
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LONG POST: Basic instructions on complete eOS setup and customization

Due to a computer error I'm not going to discus, I now have Windows 10 only, and it looks like it's going to stay that way. However, all the times I had to reinstall eOS caused me to keep a set of ...
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(New Linux User) elementaryOS installed smooth, but no internet -> STUCK

First day of linux. (Trying to learn.) Install was smooth, took 5 min of my time following directions. OS is beautiful and quick. elementary OS 6 Odin Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Linux 5.11.0-41-generic No ...
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Elementary won’t start

I’m new to Linux and definitely not good with computers. Anyhow I have previously managed to install Elementary. Today I did a new attempt to a different PC. Downloaded Elementary 6 from the official ...
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S/PDIF not working to home amp over fiber connection. Fibre cable works with windows but not EOS

Operating systems should all recognize digital audio formats, period. please add function for digital sound to this build please.
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Unable to install elementary os 6

It's been 2 months since I started using elementary os 6 and one day I got a notification saying. "The volume boot has only 30mb disk space remaining" Then I googled and youtube shows that ...
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Elementary OS 6 almost always fails to boot after installation, but live installer boots every time

I'm trying to install Elementary OS 6 on my laptop (Samsung Notebook 9 Pro 15 NP-940X5N-X01US) Update: I found the likely cause of the problem, it seems that at least according to this reddit thread: ...
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Install from VMware Workstation Player screen is cutoff and unable to continue installation

When trying to install from VMware Workstation Player I am unable to continue with the installer. The resolution is not detected by Elementary OS properly, and this leads to the installer screen being ...
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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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Tried to install elementary but installer won’t recognize hard drive

I tried to install elementary but the installer wont recognize my HDD. It says it doesn’t have enough storage which my drive does have 130gbs. When I logged into demo, gparted partition did recognize ...
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Install Partition screen blank after "Getting current configuration"

I am trying to install elementaryOS 6 alongside Windows 11. I have 1 SSD (with W11 installed), and 2 HDDs. I have created space on one of the HDDs to install elementaryOS onto, but after "Getting ...
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Black screen at boot of installer for MacBookPro2,2 - how to isolate point of failure?

Created a USB flash drive of Elementary OS 6 (elementaryos-6.0-stable.20211005.iso) and attempted to boot (option key at boot) into the drive on a MacBookPro2,2. It appeared to be accessing the flash ...
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error message when installing elementary 6

It is telling me that: Any ideas, please?
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Issues installing Elementary OS 6 using HP Intel Pavilon

Spec laptop Intel core I7 (hexa core) 2.6ghz Geforce GTX 1660 Ti Hp Pavilon I've been installing Elementary OS 6 using nomodeset and pci=off, It installed and then I installed the Nvidia driver or ...
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How to uninstall elementary as i wanna sheft to windows?

I installed elementary os on my laptop, but i don't know how to uninstall it as i want to try and sheft to windows 10 due to my work depends on using Windows as an operating system. Thnx in advance.
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I installed Elementary OS but cannot find Pantheon--GNOME is installed!

This is so weird. I installed Elementary OS over a partition where Ubuntu was previously installed, but erased it when installing Elementary. The installation wizard were clearly Elementary OS, but ...
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Odin installer removed the "Device for bootloader installation" option

I'm fairly new to the linux world but I've tried a few distros (ubuntu, mint, elementary os 5, zorin) to see what I like, and all the installers, when doing a custom install, had a dropdown menu for ...
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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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Installation Steps

When booting from iso i get a login requirement how do get around this?
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Can't install elementary OS , Not enough space but I have a 512gb SSD

Hey can anyone help me installing elementary OS , I have flash the iso file to my USB drive and everything works fine , when I installing elementary os it says I don't have enough space but I have a ...
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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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unable to install elementary on asus x205ta

hi everyone I hope for your help. i am trying to install elementary on my asus x205ta without getting results, i follow the guide on the elementary site but i don't get any results. I also tried other ...
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Install error: partition validation

I'm trying to install eOS 6.0, on an external HDD. I've created the partitions correctly, but later when it is installing it, this error shows up. This is my first OS installation proccess, so I ...
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Problem by system installation the. Graphic drivers

Dear devs of Elementary OS, I wanted to install the the new Version of Elementary on my PC (Ryzen 7 5700G + RTX 3060). By booting it shows that I has not recognize the GPU for a short sec with other ...
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Is there a mirror site for elementary os?

Is there a mirror site for elementary OS .iso image file? I tried to download elementary OS .iso installation image file but it was too slow. So I wonder if there is a mirror site near me for ...
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Installed Elementary on a second drive, but it goes to the grub command-line and won't boot

I have Windows 10 on my primary drive and was trying out a Manjaro installation on a second hard drive. Previously the Manjaro disk seemed to be handling boot duties: I saw a timed menu that allowed ...
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Odin installer goes black after 'try or install elementary'

I posted this as a bug report last week, but I'm also posting here to see if anyone has suggestions for what I can try next. Most of the posts here that describe a similar issue (with Hera, eg. 1, 2) ...
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can I run elementary os on Vaio Z1?

can I run elementary os on Vaio Z1? Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 14.1 SXGA TFT display (1400 x 1050) 512MB DDR SDRAM 60GB Hard Drive
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