Questions tagged [usb-drive]

Use this tag for issues relating to elementary OS and USB drives and booting elementary OS from a USB drive

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Installation on flash drive produces errors. Did I install correctly?

I tried installing elementaryOS onto a flash drive on my Razer Blade Stealth with the unetbootin program. I was able to get into the installation process although the screen was flashing on and off a ...
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SD Card Reader not recognized on Lenovo SL400

I am using elementary OS on Lenovo SL400, it has an inbuilt SD card reader. Elementary OS does not recognize an SD Card. However the same was working under Windows. Command: ls /dev/sd* Output: /...
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Not getting any response while trying to install from USB

I've been attempting to dual-boot Windows 10 and ElementaryOS, but have 0 success so far. Whenever I try to boot from USB after selecting it in the boot menu, I really shortly see the logo of my ...
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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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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No USB when already logged

I have an amazing problem (that's why we love eOS !). If I plug an USB in my laptop, He don't reconize it (in lsusb too). If I plug an USB BEFORE loggin, it's reconized (only once, if I eject my USB ...
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elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso USB fails to boot on Dell Optiplex 7020

I downloaded elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso and wrote it out to an USB stick using Etcher. The resulting installer boots fine on a HP EliteDesk 8300 in UEFI mode, but fails to boot on 2 ...
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weird colored characters while trying to boot from usb

i am trying to install 5.1.7, but after the logo shows up and i press enter, these weird symbols (pictured below) show up and i can't progress any further. anything i might be missing? i followed the ...
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TP-Link Archer T4U Plus driver

I can't find a driver for this adapter model
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Unable to Execute ISO Files from Thumb Drive

I am currently using the latest version of Elementary OS, a transition from Mint Ulyssa, and absolutely love this operating system. Over the last couple of weeks I've been trying to create a Windows ...
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Elementary OS won't show USB drive

I wanna save some data to an USB stick and it just won't show up in E-OS. Tried Fat and exFat. Google won't give me any usable advice but only advice about problems with bootsticks.
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All usb ports are disabled and no wake up after sleeping mode

I am new to the linux world so please be kind. My environment: I have an Asus Vivobook s14 with elementary OS (Hera) running. My problems: Everything was fine until recently when I've been trying to ...
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Problem with installation from usb

I have a problem with booting from pendrive for installation. Photo screens attached
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Bootloop when trying to try out elementary os from bootable usb

I'm trying to try out elementary os from a bootable usb, but every time I hit the 'try elementary os' button, the pc shuts down and when I boot it again, I receive the exact same screen and the same ...
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Elementary not booting from usb

Im trying to boot form usb but keep getting a failed message! Can anyone help . I had almost finished installation previously but my laptop died in the later stages, is this the cause?
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Read error after wrong 'set root' in grub rescue

I have a dual boot with elementary OS and Windows and somehow I wasn't able to enter Windows and Grub rescue appeared. I entered set root=(hd0,msdos4)/@ and set prefix=(hd0,msdos4)/@/boot/grub as I ...
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Unable to create bootable usb

I am trying to create a bootable usb for elemental os using etcher, but I keep running into the error, "Something went wrong. If it is a compressed image, please check that the archive is not ...
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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, ...