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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 not working on Dell 13-7352

I just did a fresh install of Elementary OS on a Dell 13-7352. During installation the trackpad was working, but afterwards it stopped. I have tried this: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-...
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Error: invalid magic number. Unaligned pointer 0xbf4c2c08

Well, I've been trying to install elementary OS Freya 0.3, but I've been having some issues. I downloaded the 64-bit version from www.elementary.io, and used unetbootin, to make my pen-drive ...
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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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Messed up my first install, any tips for the next try?

I have just tried to install elementary as a dual boot alongside windows 10 on my new XPS 15 and it was a bit of a train crash. After some issues with Dell specifically, see here - elementary install ...
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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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Has Elementary considered creating Elementary to be a rolling Distribution?

Has Elementary considered creating Elementary to be a rolling Distribution? Just a thought as I think it's better than reinstalling Elementary when Loki is updated to a new version.
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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 ...
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Can elementary Loki be added to MS Active Directory?

Can elementary Loki be added to MS Active Directory using something like Centrify?
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Help, have i bricked my Seagate 1TB SSHD?

I've been a Windoze user for years but i've been getting increasingly annoyed with the bloat, especially after the recent free Windows 10 upgrade. So i thought it was time to choose an alternative ...
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I want to export my music library from Noise

I'm getting a new computer that I'm planning on putting elementary on. I would like to export my Music (Noise) library to the new computer and keep it organized just as it is. Here's the issue: I ...
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Can't start the OS because of video problems

I have a Windows 10 computer, I've created a 100 GB partition to install Elementary OS, I've used Rufus to create a bootable USB device. The installing process is perfect, I have no problem, it runs ...
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Problem with installation

I have problem with a installation elementary OS. When I choose a installation of the main first I see a message ACPI PPC Probe failed after this I see that . I tried nomodeset. How can I ...
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Grub problem - elementary OS installed alongside Windows 8.1 - unable to boot linux

this is a log from boot-repair: http://paste2.org/GcL2vLU6 I've installed elementary OS on /sdb. /sda is a SSD with Win 8.1 on it. Didn't have spare space on /sda so I've put boot info on /sdb. ...
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Advice on running Freya on Chrome book - not booting from hard disc

The story so far... Have an Acer Chromebook 15, entered Dev Mode and have been playing with booting Elementary from a memory stick - decided to install on the hard disc. Downloaded the latest .iso (...
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Just Stuck in Install “Detecting file systems…”

I am just installing elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and I'm stuck in progress of installation "detecting file system": There's no progress, just stuck in there? I appreciate any answer to it.
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elementary OS doesn't detect my partitions

READ THIS FIRST : Elementary OS Setup doesn't detect my partitions I am author of this, don't mark as duplicate, because i didn't registered there, and deleted all cookies so i was must to question ...
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Can't umount /cdrom

During instalation, right after partitioning, the process is stopped and I get the message: "can't umount /cdrom" From searching the web I noticed this is an old bug from Ubuntu installer, but all ...
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Install elementary OS on ASUS T100TA

I have a tablet with keyboard (2 in 1) Asus T100TA with 32 GB SSD and 32 GB SD card, actually with Windows 10. But I would like install and use elementary OS, but flash disk and DVD not booting. ...
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Installation problems

I passed elementary OS into a 128gb flash as instructed. However, when I boot from the flash, I can't install the elementary OS. Most times I see the e logo and then a black screen with no windows or ...
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Installation stuck on logo

I've been trying to install elementary on an old computer but it seems to be stuck on the logo. I'm booting the installation from a USB. The hard drive was previously formatted, so no existing ...
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Can I use elementary OS on a server?

Suppose we want to use a Tower Server as a Workstation. The Tower Server would have server motherboard, 16-cores, 200+ GB RAM, etc. (1) I really like the look and feel of elementary OS, can I get ...
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Problem installing Elementary os on a dual boot windows 7 configuration

After completing the installation process, when I boot I am getting the following message: The Disk Drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, or Press S ...
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unable to find a medium containing a live file system

Trying to install from a USB live image and getting the following - [ 26.952015] ata3: COMRESET failed (erro=16) BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21-0-1unbuntu1) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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freeing my new PC from my elementary testing?

I got a new big professionnal PC. It was an handy place to test elementary before using it for kids machines. Elementary went in and tested well. Now I installed it on a few old units for kids and ...
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Can't install elementary OS to vmware - installation stuck

elementary OS looks pretty nice and i would like to test this out. I have now tried to install 4-5 times this to my wmware workstation pro 14.1.1 without success. I have had for a long time many ...
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Seems installation program doesnt work

sudo gparted (gpartedbin:11839): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap", (gpartedbin:11839): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: ...
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syatem got stuck on logo (for both window and Ubuntu) while installing

while installing window 8 i have deleted the system partition and after i didn't get any response i removed pendrive from which i was installing but now i am facing a problem neither able to install ...
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Constant refresh on new Ubuntu install after downloading updates on Lenovo laptop

Just installed Loki 0.4.1 on a Lenovo ideapad after having the same problem trying to run Ubuntu: I can run both Elementary and Ubuntu by installing without checking the box on that indicates ...
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elementaryOS takes to power, the logo screen flashes

I installed elementaryOS in my notebook today and when it finished the installation, I restarted the notebook and it was in the screen of the logo, it was blinking and it took a long time to enter. ...
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ElementaryOS stop working, crashes when i take of USB Wifi

First of all, i managed to install ElementaryOS Loki and i made the wifi adapter work, but when i do apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, wifi simply stopped working, and the moment i take it off,...
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Problem with instalation

So, i'm trying to install elementaryOS loki, but when I try do boot the pendrive with the OS after the first loading I get this screen: Needless to say that I can't continue the instalion. I used ...
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Installation problem - can't see my usb flash

I got PC and notebook PC: can't boot from usb flash(rufus, loki) - there are no option in BIOS to boot from this usb flash At the same time this usb flash is 100% fine with my notebook. Lots of other ...
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I can not run elementary,

I own a notebook HP Pavilion dv6700 4GB memori, processor Intel dual core. when trying to run elementary, an error occurs: [0.287046] ---[ end kernel panic - not syncing: Attempeted tp kill init! exit ...
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Having issues installing on a SP4

When trying to install/try without installing on my Surface Pro 4 from a 4gb USB drive, the OS won't recognize my keyboard or mouse, and I was wondering if there was some way to pre-install touchpad/...
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elementary OS froze during installation

I'm a newbie to Linux and this is my first time installing a dual boot system, I already created a new volume in my HDD and I have burned the ISO file on a live DVD. After the loading screen with the ...
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installation can't read my HDD

when I install elementary Freya x64 and get to the step to choose where elementary should be installed, my HDD is not listed at all. How can I make the HDD to show up?