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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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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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Missing OS on e OS mac USB install

Re: elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814.iso mac etcher-1.1.2.dmg Hi Shasum zero[d] referenced image file, but elementary OS installer could not install grub correctly on the target USB drive, ...
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First installation

I have a lot of question before my first installation of a linux distribution. For my next job (i'll start in 1 month), i'll use a computer (with Linux). So i'll try to learn to use it before i start ...
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No desktop after installing Elementary OS [duplicate]

I decided to install ElementaryOs dist on my laptop (dual boot with W10) and, after trying and trying I cant figure out what am I doing wrong or whats the problem. I made the correct and typical ...
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elementary OS installer crashes

I'm running a Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB. Trying to dual boot elementary OS with Windows10. At pretty near the end of the installation process when everything is being installed, it just crashes. It gives ...
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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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Booting elementary OS from USB stick on old Dell Inspiron 8200 with Knoppix in German

OK, I apologise in advance for this stupid sounding question but I'm a bit of a dinosaur and I'm in a stoopid situation. That is, my regular laptop which boots with Freya has collapsed in a heap and a ...
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Can't do dualboot with Windows 10, options missing

Tried to install elementary OS the same way I used to before - Leave free space at the time of Windows installation and then just split it up during elementary OS installation. But now there's no ...
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Is it possible to install on to a mac with no OS currently installed

I have been given an old Macbook and was asked to wipe and restore the OS. I followed the allpe guides but the Macbook is failing to install via the internet recovery service. Apple them selfs have ...
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Hard drive not seen by elementary's installer

This is similar to this question. While trying to install elementary OS as a dual boot to existing Windows, the elementary's installer does not "see" the target HDD: It can only see an external HDD (...
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SOLVED: Can't install elementary OS Loki: nouveau init failed (MMIO write fault)

I wanted to install elementary OS Loki in dual boot with my win10. For information, I have a old motherboard mode with legacy bios, I hope is not a problem to install elementary OS Loki. I used Rufus ...
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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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installing elementaryOS on Snow Leopard: best alternative for Etcher

the title pretty much says it all, I'd like to know the safest alternative to etcher for this installation process on Snow Leopard. Elementary os guide says one should use etcher but etcher needs os x ...
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elementary loki installation stuck at Start the installation [closed]

I am trying to install Elementary Loki through USB. Unfortunately when every i try to install. The Installation stuck at Start the installation. Please Help me
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Is Flash installed by default?

Is Flash installed by default? If so I'd like to uninstall flash. Thanks for the help.
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Can you install elementary os on an ssd hard drive?

Can you install elementary OS on an SSD hard drive?
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How to run Elementary OS in place of Windows 10 on my laptop?

I have a problem. Recently I installed the last version of Elementary OS on my Dell Inspirion 5559 next to Windows 10. After the installation everything was ok, I restarted my laptop a couple of ...
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Installation From Bootable USB Stick

I have recently tried to install Elementary OS 0.4.1 from a bootable USB stick. But there comes a message on command line interface that something Live (I have forgotten the line) is not found. What ...
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Is there an official torrent for elementary OS?

I'm adding all of the operating systems I've tried's torrents to a folder in Google Drive so I can download/install them anywhere/anytime without the bulk of the .iso file. I looked on the website ...
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Having display issues during install?

I am downloading elementary OS for the first time. I made the bootable usb and booted into it via UEFI USB from my bios. Then I selected *Install elementary OS, after this my screen goes black for a ...
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will elementary run on a Centrino 2 duo core @ 2000 Mhz? [duplicate]

My question is will elementary run on a Centrino 2 duo core @ 2000 Mhz?
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can't log back in to Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki 64bit

I am unable to login back to my os. and yes, I am using the correct password. whenever I login it shows black screen like it is logging me in and then it shows the password prompt again. after ...
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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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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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Can I install ElementaryOS from a CD?

I have the ISO downloaded from the ElementaryOS web site, in the install support only show how install from a USB Drive but I want know if can I burn the ISO in a CD and install from the CD? I hope ...
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Partitions while installing Elementary OS

I always installed Elementary by erasing the whole disc so the necessary partitions were created on their own. But in a lot of tutorials on the internet people were creating those partitions ...
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Freeze on login

So I'm quite new to Linux, I wanted to try it because windows crapware is starting to annoy me. So today I've tried installing both Ubuntu and elementary os and they both freeze on the first unlock ...
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Wireless Internet Connection - Loki new (clean) install

I successfully installed Loki on my new laptop that initially came Windows 10 preinstalled, and was capable of connecting to wireless internet. Because I already own a Windows machine, I decided to ...
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how to install thunderbird in Elementary os 0.4.1 (Loki)?

I am using elementary os 0.4.1 Loki, can anyone let me know how to install Thunderbird? Note: Thunderbird not showing in app center.
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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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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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(solved) System freeze when pluging usb device or power cable

I had issue installing Loki but I had it done with the help on an other post see the post here for the whole topic I managed to install the kernel 4.10 and nvidia 381. I turn off the dGPU with ...
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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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(solved) ISO Elementary Update (HWE Stacks, linux 4.8)

I was thinking, is there an update ISO with the new HWE Stacks (based on Ubuntu 16.04.2) with the kernel 4.8 ?? I have issue installing Loki on my Skylake - Optimus laptop, with the kernel 4.4, it ...
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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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Custom elementary os iso for clients

So I want to find out if it is possible to install elementary with apps from the app center and customize the settings and create a installer and use this custom installer on clients computers to save ...
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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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I'm planning to Install Elementary OS, I just have a few Questions [closed]

Setting Folder Icon? I like to set folder icons to my folders, is it possible to do that from the default file manager? or can I use nautilus scripts (or some modified version of it) to change my ...
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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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Which Boot option should i use?

I have hp Elitebook 8470p with win 10 as primary OS. I want to install elementary OS Loki 0.4 and i'm wondering which boot option should i use in BIOS settings. There are 3 options: Legacy (default) ...
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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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Newbie question about updates vs upgrades/installations

I just installed elementary 0.4. It was super-easy to do, congrats to the team. Now the app-center shows that I've got 1GB worth of updates to download just for the os alone. That seems a bit scary to ...
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elementary OS 0.4 Loki Installation utility not working

I've attempted to install elementary OS Loki at least ten times at this pont. Everything runs smoothly up until the end when I am told to restart the computer. If I restart and remove installation ...
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Will elementary OS work on the Asus tinkerboard?

I am making at school a arcade machine where the game is an accelerated reader test. I am looking for a single board computer that will support Elementary OS. My school is a Windows School, and I ...
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How long should itl take to install elementary OS?

Firstly I don't know so much about PCs and OSs. I have HP Envy with windows 10, but I want to replace it with elementary OS. I followed their instructions on the website, I selected Install ...
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Simple install on Asus X205TA (over known good / patched Ubuntu?)

I ordered an Asus X205TA because it's known to have good support for Ubuntu. Someone made an ISO and lists the instructions, including some patches for basic functionality: https://github.com/lopaka/...
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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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Why do installation guide videos always go for “Something Else” option and not the “Erase Disk and Install Elementary”

Can say the same thing for other distros. Clearly, I'm not that knowledgable in the Linux scene. They are completely reformatting / removing all datas anyway. They do it manually and it can't be just ...
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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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How can I solve the blank screen after installing Elementary OS Loki 4

I installed elementary Loki as a fresh install on a new hard-drive. (Note I had it on my old drive.) The install goes perfectly but after installing any software or updating the system when I restart ...