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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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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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Loki installed manifest?

Where on the web is Loki's install manifest file? I want to compare it with the current build to see what I have installed? Or is there another way?
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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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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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moving from Zorin 12 to Elementary 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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elementary OS won't boot past live CD screen

I booted into live CD and I got the options where you can try elementary OS or install it, but every time I choose one of them it turns into a black screen and then after a few second my monitor can't ...
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latest downloaded ISO file cant install bootloader on to flashdrive

Please help me!!! Installation commenced fine at the beginning but stuck at during installing grub or bootloader? How to fix this prob to install Elementary OS on to a flash drive?
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Installing elementary OS in asus zenbook flip ux360

I am planning to buy asus zenbook flip ux360. I will be running Linux on it and would really appreciate if anyone can share their experience of running elementary OS on it. Here is the link to the ...
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can't see my hdd or ssd on instalation

i can't see any of my hard drivers on the installation, but when i run gparted they are both there. How i can see then on installation? or install from live boot via terminal?
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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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/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity Error Installing elementary OS

I have a Innjoo Leapbook A100 and when I try to install elementary OS (try live and then install or install directly) The installer simply close or crashes. Once it showed an error saying "/usr/lib/...
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Lenovo ideapad FLEX 4-1130 Install

My Lenovo ideapad FLEX 4-1130 does not progress past the GRUB2 screen using either UEFI or BIOS modes. In either instance selecting any of the boot options (live, install, oem install, checkdisk) ...
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stuck at boot menu:No default or UI Config directive found

Ok I downloaded the iso created a bootable usb with rufus but when I try to install on my desktop I don't get past the boot: menu. sha256 checksum was ok and I triplechecked the rufus options - I ...
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Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?

Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?
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Cannot boot to Windows 10 from GRUB - Black Screen

After a lot of googling and stuff, I finally gave up and decided to ask for help experienced people. Hopefully you can help me. I have installed elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 alongside my Windows 10. ...
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Installer NVMe Support (Dell XPS 15 9560)

In attempting to install Elementary OS on my XPS 15 9560 (i7, 32GB ram, 1TB ssd), I've run into the issue with the installer not recognizing my main (and only) SSD drive. On the 9560 it happens to be ...
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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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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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Partitioning dual boot

Another day another question. :) I've been trying eOS for the last couple of days on a external hdd. I very much like what I see. Because of that, I want to move from ubuntu to eOS. For that, I was ...
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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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Touchpad & keyboard not detected

I've just bought Lenovo Ideapad 320s-14ast with AMD A9-9420 and i want to install elementary as my first os here. But unfortunately it can't detect my touchpad and keyboard. I can't even just move my ...
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Can elementary OS run on HP ENVY 13 (2017 models)

Hey buying a new laptop and looking at HP ENVY 13 as it is a very good laptop with reasonable pricing. The specs that I think will affect if elementary can run is as below: Intel 8th Gen i7-8550U ...
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How to create bootable USB key in persistent mode from Windows 8.1 64bit?

How do I create a 8Gb USB bootable from Windows 8.1 64bit, in persistent mode?
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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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Cannot install or try live elementary OS

Booted up nicely, I first choose install. The e logo appeared and then this error message came. The same error message happens when I choose boot without installing. What could be wrong ? System: -GA-...
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elementary OS install suggestion

Hi I've installed elementary OS twice before, once with install problem when using default so I always use custom now. In the latest effort I wish to overwrite an older 32-bit elementary OS, which ...
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Has elementary OS team considered creating elementary OS to be a rolling Distribution?

Has elementary OS team considered creating elementary OS to be a rolling Distribution? Just a thought as I think it's better than reinstalling elementary OS when Loki is updated to a new version.
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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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Remove elementary OS and install Ubuntu

My laptop came with elementary OS, but it doesn't work well. Touchpad inoperational. Wifi intermittent. Difficult to download apps. The BIOS won't let me change boot order. How can I remove ...
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looking to possibly give elementary OS a try [closed]

ATM, I am using Zorin OS on my 2010 Macbook Pro and not overly happy with it. I miss the feel and flow of Apple OS. After looking around, it seems elementary OS is a close fit for Mac users. I an ...
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elementary OS Boot issue

Hi all. I'm having a common issue but can't find an applicable answer. I have Windows 10 and trying to add dual boot to elementary OS. I shrank and partitioned the drive as shown in the image ...
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Help at installing elementary OS

When I click "Try elementary OS without installing" or "install elementary OS" my computer boots to Windows 7. I have burned the elementary OS ISO in my USB.
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elementary OS going Zesty

Currently, elementary OS Loki is running Ubuntu 16.04 (or .10, amirite?) under the hood. My question is: will the guys working on elementary OS update from the former version to 17.04?
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elmenetary os. loki 0.4.1. stable 64 bit isnt running

for the past 10 years i am using Linux privat and busines on different PC (Ubuntu,Mint,Bodhi, open suse etc.) but with elementary there is a new situation. I am unable to keep this distro running. ...
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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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Install on HP Spectre x360

Has anyone had success installing elementary OS Freya on the HP Spectre X360? Having issues with WiFi, sound, touchscreen, etc. Newbie to this, so need some help.
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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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Screen locking just after sign in

I really like Elementary OS so I tried to install Loki on my laptop. It is a Lenovo Y570. Here are specs: https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-ideapad-y570/specs/ Video is NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M / ...
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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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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 use I did follow the steps for Ubuntu: -Removing the fast boot option from windows 10 -Disable the boot secure then when booting ...
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Can't see my SSD when installing

I am trying to install elementary OS on the new XPS 9560. It comes with windows 10 home. I have installed it, and I have resized my SSD by about half. I currently have around 480 GB of unallocated ...
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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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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 ...