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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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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 aquisition 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 ...
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How to delete Elementary OS without another OS installation?

It is my last week at my current workplace. I use Elementary OS on my working PC where I have a lot of personal information. I want to fully erase OS from this PC without installation of any another ...
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Are thunderbolt interfaces / external drives supported?

I will be trying it on a Mac Mini. I have 12TB of external thunderbolt storage attached to the mac hence the thunderbolt support will be absolutely necessary.
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Help Fixing Grub Misconfiguration

So I seem to have tied my shoes in a knot. A couple of months ago, I got another hard drive to install Elementary on. Went through that process, no problem, was still able to access Windows via grub ...
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I can run elementary on my USB and install on my hard drive but cannot run it from my hard drive

I have installed elementary from USB onto an erased disk. While I can run from the USB and also apparently install it from there it will not load up if I remove the USB. I have a Sony Vaio dual core ...
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Are there any files inside /usr/share/scripts after an elementary installation?

I might have destroyed files inside /usr/share/scripts but I assume that this folder is empty after an installation. Is that correct?
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Trying elementary OS without installing options get stuck in black screen dual boot Win 10

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a Lenovo IdeaPad 330S I did follow the steps for Ubuntu: Removing the fast boot option from windows 10 Disable the boot secure then when booting from the ...
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Elementary OS 5.0 Juno grub installation error [Single Boot]

I have Asus laptop with 24GB SSD and 1TB HDD and the main idea was to use all SSD space for / and 10GB HDD space for Swap and rest of the HDD space for /home partition. Going through the ...
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Installation issues with Juno

Current machine is an MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro with nvidia 1060 with SSD and HDD. I have attempted installing Juno on both hard drives I have and I keep encountering the same issue that I have not been ...
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Error after installing the system

I had hdd(empty disk) and ssd (with windows 10). After installation, for entry the system elementary OS my PC must be rebooted. And an error occurs(attached photo). Installation options: on a free ...
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Elementary OS 5.0 won‘t install on MacBook Pro 3.1 (Core2Duo)

New to modern Linux systems, I‘m looking for helpful advice installing elementary OS 5.0. Trying to „clean“ install elementary 5.0 on a MacBook Pro 3.1 (Core2Duo) fails with the fatal error „grub ...
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Problem Installing elementary OS 5.0 Juno

Well i was using Mint on dual boot with Witndos 10, so i wanted to remove Mint and install eOS with Windows. I've been trying to install for a long time using a DVD, but every time that i finish ...
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Зависание при выключении/перезагрузке - Hangup on shutdown / reboot

Установил Elementary OS вместе с виндой параллельно, всё чики-пуки, но когда нажимаю на кнопку "выключить", пропадает курсор и всё зависает, либо ждать пока ноут разрядится, либо кнопкой мучать. Когда ...
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How to fix broken packages?

How can i fix those broken packages? i cant's install anything on the system and i think tha's the error:
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Authentication Glitch

When I go in and try and do the os update it won't let me put in my password it keeps glitching so fast that I can't enter the password to allow the update. Anyone encounter this?
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Issue installing elementary on Sony Vaio laptop

I have followed the instructions given to me by the website on how to put the OS onto USB and to install it on my Sony Vaio Laptop, the specs are met by the laptop, and everything should have worked ...
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Can't get past the initial installation options without freezing?

Here are my steps: Check format of my HDD. Go to Rufus and burn the .iso with the correct format. Disable fast and secure boot in BIOS. Plug in USB (Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 16 GB), select boot ...
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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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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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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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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 OS loki to juno? [duplicate]

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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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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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 ...