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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) The installer boots and runs fine but after installation it won't boot, pressing escape shows it gets ...
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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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Can't install elementary os 6 on a 4k native ssd

The installer assume sector size is 512 bytes, so EFI system partition is 300 MB / 4 and it won't let me proceed with the install.
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How to install CHIRP? Can you help? - (Elementary OS 6 Odin)

I purchased Elementary and I have a problem: The system does not allow me to install the CHIRP application (https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Download) Can you help please? Thanks**
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Can't install Elementary os 6

I can't install Elementary os 6 in four different ways: USB: I'm booting to installation, but then I select custom install it loads and then shows white window. Grml rescue boot(I'm using Zorin os ...
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Add USB-WLAN-Stick module during live test w/o install on HD

I have tried latest elementary OS using a live test environment without installation on harddrive. I have found that e OS comes without support for my WLAN USB-Stick, so I had to manually download ...
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hostname is not valid

I have hp prebook 4530s laptop i5 every time I try to install eos Odin it give me error saying (hostname is not valid) all other distros works fine on my laptop like ubuntu 20.04 arch based distros
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installing penetration testing tools

i'm having issues installing katoolin on my distro. is there an alternative? I want to install penetration testing tools on my distro. I'd duly appreciate any help
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Elementary OS 6.0 Stable (20210810) fails to boot, crash after logo screen

The installation process crashes after selecting installation USB from the boot menu and getting past the elementary OS logo screen by waiting the 10 seconds or pressing enter. Motherboard ...
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Odin Install (integrity verified) halts on a 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 (A1286) at showing screen "Could Not Install" page showing "Details"

Odin Install (integrity verified) halts on a 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 (A1286) at showing screen "Could Not Install" page showing "Details" "committ logical partitions: unable to ...
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elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso USB fails to boot on Dell Optiplex 7020

I downloaded elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso and wrote it out to an USB stick using Etcher. The resulting installer boots fine on a HP EliteDesk 8300 in UEFI mode, but fails to boot on 2 ...
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Can you move an existing Windows install to run as a VM under Elementary OS (i.e. Elementary becomes new Host OS)

I have a desktop PC currently running Windows 11 Beta, but previously was running Windows 10 Pro. It is not my primary PC (I have several other laptops for that), it is more my tinkering PC. I need to ...
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Virtualbox installation screen size too small

Virtualbox installation doesn't show a proper sized screen, so no controls are available to continue
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How to Upgrade From Elementary OS 5 to Elementary OS 6

I'm using Elementary OS 5 as main OS is there any way I can upgrade it to Elementary OS 6 without losing all of my data and configurations etc etc
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Cannot install Odin because erase button is locked

Cannot install Odin because the Erase and install is locked even though I selected boot partition, root, swap & home. PS: I have hera already installed but I marked Format for root, boot & ...
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Missing LUKS + LVM support for Odin (v6) installer

I'm trying to install Elementary OS Odin into a virtual machine with LUKS + LVM partitions set up and the installer doesn't allow me to config the partitions drive setup: sudo parted /dev/sda mktable ...
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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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Elementary OS 6 installation media fails to boot UEFI

Installation media refuses to boot in UEFI on my desktop core i7 4790 with asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER Z97 chipset motherboard bios v3503. I downloaded and checked Elementary OS 6 image several times, I ...
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elementary OS 6 Odin Beta to stable, possible?

Simple question: I am using eOS beta for weeks and am loving it. Can I do something to just upgrade to the stable eOS 6 Odin? Or do I have to format? Thanks
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Install elementary OS 6.0 in a multiboot system (UEFI mode) avoiding to install the bootloader

I am currently using a multiboot system with a disk (GPT) dedicated to several Linux distributions with Ubuntu installed in UEFI mode with GRUB and all other distributions (including elementary OS 5.1)...
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No way to select LUKS encrypted volume as /root during Odin install

On a multi-partitioned macbook SSD : no problem to decrypt the Luks volume (see image below) but no way to select the decrypted volume (here /dev/mapper/data) to mark it as /root mountpoint Thanks, ...
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Failed Installation of elementary oS 6

I have a Dell Inspiron 1370 2in1 w Pentium 1Tb SSD and 4GB RAM running elementary OS 5.1 for the last 2 years. Downloaded elementary OS 6, did checksum. Passed Reformatted a fresh 8Gb USB flash Drive ...
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EOS6 Odin stable does not boot after installation

So I grabbed Odin today, checked the checksum post download and used etcher to flash it on a usb drive. I booted from the flashdrive and eOS started in live mode, so far so good. I was able to click ...
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How to get the new ISO (from source code?)?

6.0-rc1 was just released. I couldn't find the iso there, only 2 assets (2 files in archive formats). How to create an ISO (if that's the assets are for)?
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Odin installation stuck at 70%

I'm trying to install elementary OS 6 Odin, beta 2, next to Windows 10. I selected Custom installation in Czech, chose the EFI partition for /boot/efi, an empty ext4 partition for / and a swap ...
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Will elementary OS run on an Intel Core 2 Duo U9300?

I'm thinking about making a switch from Windows to elementary OS. Could you tell me whether my laptop's processor, an Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU U9300 @ 1.20GHz would be appropriate and suitable?
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Hera 5.1 Stable installer boots to corrupted graphics on AMD 550RX 4GB

While attempting to boot the elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200814.iso installer with an AMD Radeon 550RX with 4GB RAM I'm seeing corrupted graphics and not sure how to proceed: For what it's worth, I ran ...
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What is best procedure to move from Mac (High Sierra) to Elementary? I have some questions

Has anyone outlined steps to transition from mac to Elementary and avoid potential problems? Specific Concerns:1) Settings for email 2) retrieving specific files from external HD saved using Time ...
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Toggle "show password" when choosinig password for disk encryption [closed]

I hope i'm not repeating a old question, or something already covered, but here goes! For critical passwords like this, i very much like multi word passwords. So when doing long passswords like word....

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