Questions tagged [usb-drive]

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Loki not showing files from iPhone iOS 11.2.1

I'm enjoying new install of elementary OS Loki. BUT, I need to access photos from an iPhone. I am connecting the iPhone using a USB 3.0 port in the back of a NUC. When I click "Trust this computer" on ...
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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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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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ACPI Error when booting from USB on MacBook

My MacBook is a 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.15.5. I created a bootable USB stick using balenaEtcher. Version is 5.1-stable.20200603 and I did confirm the shasum hash. When booting I first ...
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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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How can I get Elementary Hera to recognize the bootable usb?

I installed Hera on a MacBook Pro. Everything works except bootable USB. I've tried Grub Customizer and changed all the boot options in Grub before the machine boots up, but I never get to the ...
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Larger files copied from hard drive to USB drive stuck

I have tried to copy some larger files (a movie series, approximately 700-800Mb each, 3 files) to a Kingston USB drive. It copied one file, and then process stucked. The file was copied. Each time I ...
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How do I use my apeman action cam as a webcam?

I just bought the apeman A77 and in the website it said that it could be used as a webcam.Does anyone know how to do this?
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cannot install 5.1 from rufus created USB ISO : Unable to find a medium containing a live file system

Boot on USB started, ElementaryOS logo appeared then errormessage starting by BusyBox v1.27.2 built-in shell (ash) (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system. computer is a ...
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Show mounted drive volumes on desktop?

As title says, it may be possible to show mounted volumes on desktop, such as USB drives and SD cards?
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Elementary OS Kernal Panic IO-APIC Error

So I have a Dell Optiplex 790 that I want to re-purpose as my main computer. I am looking for a dual boot setup, with Elementary OS on one half of the hard drive and a legal version of Windows 10 on ...
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Has anyone successfully mounted an external Thunderbolt 3 NVMe drive? (Device shows up in lsusb but not lsblk)

I have 5.1 Hera on my notebook with the 4.15 kernel (that supports Thunderbolt). My external NVMe is formatted to ext4 and works on other other Linux distros on the same computer. The device shows up ...
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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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16G USB not booting without errors

I used Rufus 3.8.1580 (Portable) to create a bootable drive on a Kingston DataTraveler 16GB using elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016.iso. I included a Persistent partition size of 4GB, file system FAT32,...
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Installation GUI reports SSD (mounted via USB) partition to be starting at some offset

I don't see a location to report bugs so I'm posting them in Questions.... There are two fatal bugs in the installation system... First off, here's what I did: 1) I downloaded the elementaryOS ...
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Can not use MicroSD card on Loki and Dell Inspiron 3180

When I insert my SanDisk 16GB card into the slot, nothing happens. I am unsure what to do in order to view any information about this. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Below I posted the output ...
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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, ...