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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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Install Juno E OS 5 on my 4 E OS

I paid and then downloaded E OS 5.0 to my laptop that is running E OS 4. 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 E OS 4 ...
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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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Unable to install Elementary Juno on Lenovo Ideapad 120S

On a new instalation, I'm getting the error bellow: BusyBox v1.27.2 (Ubuntu 1:1.27.2-2ubuntu3) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs) mount: mounting dev/...
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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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USB Install onto Acer Cloudbook. No bootable device

I'm trying to put ElementaryOS onto an old Acer Cloudbook, which at one point had a different Linux distro on it and then later I had it running the Chromebook emulator created by CloudReady (https://...
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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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Neither keyboard, touchpad, nor a usb mouse is working on elementary os (linux distro) is working?

My bootable drive is kingston 32 GB. During the booting, it shows the following error message, if it is relevant to the problem...: [0.085287]ACPI Error: [\_SB_.0.OSCP] NameSpace lookup failure, ...
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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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I installed a program through the terminal, can I add it to my application?

I installed avidemux via terminal as it wasn't available in the app center (there seems a lot of good software missing). Is there any way I can add it to my applications so I can keep track of what I'...
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Trouble installing Elementry OS on Macbook 2008 Running Debian

I have, elementry OS on an SD card which was done using another OSX system. I then realise that the Macbook I want to run elementary on i've accidently rid of the apple OS completelly and I only have ...
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Cannot build gnome-settings-daemon-elementary

I'm attempting to build the elementary flavour of gone-settings-daemon on Arch, but this is resulting in a failure in what I believe is a python script. The exact output is as follows: [94/189] ...
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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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No F6 Options on boot? Need to set noapic and nolapic

Pretty new to the Linux scene. Having trouble getting elementary OS to boot due to initramfs issue. After some research, it seems I need to set these flags on my PC to get it to boot. Problem is that ...
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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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bad display and install problems

how are you? I was using Elementary for a couple of months with any problem. But suddenly I cant read anything because fonts where as you can see in the pic I attach. So I decided to install another ...
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what is current version of kernel installen on 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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Why are there password-protected items in iso?

I recently downloaded the elementary OS disc image from the official website and scanned with Bitdefender, because I’m a paranoid who likes to be as safe as possible and why not. The scan had to skip ...
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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 ...
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Why I get a “Low Disk Space” error when installing?

I installed elementary OS on two different computers, without having problems, following what reported on Installation and installing on the internal disk in both the cases. I need to re-install ...
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Why am I getting a black screen with errors when the computer is put in sleep state or restarted?

I installed elementary OS on an ASUS computer, following the procedure they describe in Installation. All went fine; all the necessary drivers were installed. After two days I used it, updated the OS,...
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Black flickering login screen after update

After updating nVidia: Instead of graphic splash screen with elementary logo, system boots in a verbose text mood At the end, when XWindows starts, the screen just flickers I cannot even open a non ...
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Elementary OS installer doesn’t ever install anything

After hitting the ‘restart button’, the computer restarts. However, it opens to the install menu. If I unplug the USB and restart, the computer says “No Bootable Device”. Anyone know a fix?
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Installation of Elementary OS shows warning

I have windows 10 as my main operating system (Windows 10 is installed in Legacy Mode, whereas Elementary OS is trying to install as UEFI) but when I try to install Elementary OS on another partition ...
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Installing from an AMD onto Intel chip

I am just starting out with Elementary OS and Linux as a whole. I created a copy of Elementary OS yesterday on a desktop with an AMD APU. I plan to install it onto my old laptop with an Intel APU. ...
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Dell - Inspiron 7000 gaming Install Freeze

Just purchased a copy of Elementary OS (bang up job BTW), and encountered issues getting this to install (stand alone, or dual boot) on the PC listed below. I seem to have the same issue with Ubuntu ...
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Remote access options for off-site tech support

Thinking of installing elementary on a new, internet-only, set of workstations at the office for some of our employees. I've built some barebones PCs and want to take advantage of how lightweight ...
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“Install alongside other OS” does not detect SSD

I'm trying to install Elementary 0.4.1 on my main SSD (500GB Samsung 850 EVO, has Windows 10 on it) and dual boot it with Windows. I also have another 1TB HDD that I use in Windows as a storage drive. ...
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Updating Repositories

I keep getting this message everytime I install apps or after running sudo apt update Doesn't seem to prevent me installing if I ignore. Sudo apt-get autoremove doesn't fix this. Thanks in advance
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First boot failing with “Can't find /root in /etc/fstab”

I can't make elementary OS boot after a fresh install. I tried to reinstall it 3 times but always end up with the same error. The only thing I can think of is faulty new SDD which hasn't been tested ...
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Display corruption at system installation

On my old Compaq Presario F700 (NVidia GeForce 7000/610M C67), display is corrupted from start. That means, resolution isn't a standard VGA one, as other distros allow installation. How could I ...