Questions tagged [usb-drive]

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Safely Unmounting a USB

I'm new to Elementary. I'm also not used to non-debian Linuxes. How do I go about safely unmounting the USB which I used to install Elementary?!
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After booting elementry from USB Stick it crashes

after booting stops elementry on the desktop. Only the desktop wallpaper and the Mouse cursor can be seen. The computer responds to nothing. I tried Freya 32Bit and 64Bit. Why is that? On another ...
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No USB drives recognized on my laptop

I'm having an issue with my laptop, all USB that I plug on the only one USB input (other is USB-C) of my laptop are not recognized. I'm using elementary OS with an updated kernel (I tried to go back ...
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How to create a persistent USB with elementary OS?

I simply can't create a persistent USB thumb of elementary OS (last version download from the site) using usb-creator from the repos. Is there something wrong with that package? Or it simply does not ...
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Unable to Browse Files on External WD Harddrive [closed]

When I plug in my External WD hard drive, open Pantheon and click on the "My Passport" drive on the left side under devices, instead of seeing the files on the right side pane, I see this (screenshot) ...
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Is there any way to use elementary os loki as a live usb with persistence?

I tried all day and several options later I still can't figure it out. Can I even install it on the flash drive? This is probably a noob question but I appreciate the help. I want a workspace clear ...
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Can't boot Freya 0.3.1 from USB on Macbook Pro Early 2011

I got my Mac book Pro back from service and of course I tried booting Elementary OS from USB that was made with Unetbootin and boots on Lenovo x220. First boot resulted in ACPI PCC probe failed. ...
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Will Freya automount media?

Will the forthcoming Elementary Freya automount removable media, optical discs and usb devices?
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Is it possible to have Windows 10 and elementary OS installed on my HP notebook at the same time and boot without a USB drive?

I am new to this forum and I don't know much about PCs and OS. All I want to do, if possible, is to install elementary OS on my notebook without erasing Windows 10. I would also like to know that ...
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Error when installing Freya from USB: Invalid magic number Unaligned pointer

I have tried everything, from Unetbootin, to Rufus, to LiLi, but every time I am greeted with the normal 3 option selection to try it, install it or check for disk integrity and every option returns ...
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cannot try elemetary OS 0.3.2 64bit on my Thinkpad t420s

I have created 3 bootable USB flash drives with elementaryos-0.3.2-stable-amd64.20151209.iso sha-256 = ee737ffa6bf33b742c5a7cee17aa26dec5ee3b573cbbc4b53cbe2a2513c9197a I used rufus-2.8 to create ...
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Install using USB, to USB - System does not display USB in list of volumes

I've searched around but haven't found someone with quite my issue. I'm running Windows and have so far used Rufus to burn the iso to an external USB drive, and boot into it. What I now want to do ...
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Elementary cannot see phone while there is no internet connection [duplicate]

I got a strange problem, because when I want plug my phone (Android 5.1) to my laptop with Elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya everything is works, but when I disconnect from internet and try to plug my device ...
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Can't install from USB on MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)

I have tried to install Elementary OS Freya using a USB drive on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) but the laptop doesn't recognize the bootable USB. Many times I thought it could the the ...
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How do I boot elementary OS 0.3.2 after initial install? [duplicate]

Using 0.3.2, acpi=off, and nomodeset flags I was able to single boot elementary OS from USB and successfully install. I haven't been able to successfully restart. When restarting I'm dropped into ...
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Re-formatting bootable USB in Mac

I created a bootable USB for elementary OS 0.3.1. As you know, 0.3.1 brings some Grub problems, so I want to update to 0.3.2. But guess what? I can't use my USB at all. I created the bootable USB with ...
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Full install of Freya 0.3.1 on external hard drive USB 3.0 [closed]

I have tried to install Elementary OS on my external hard drive (1TB, USB3.0). My computer is using UEFI and is alredy dual booting Ubuntu MATE and Windows 10. I created a Live USB with UNetbootin, ...
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How can I get Noise and Photos to recognize my phone?

I am trying to sync my Samsung Galaxy S6 to Noise and Photos, but Noise won't recognize it at all, and Photos gives me the following error. Does anyone know how I can get these programs to recognize ...
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How can I make an installation USB for Windows 10 in elementary OS?

I have no problem with making Linux Live USBs, but how do I make an installation USB for Windows in GNU/Linux?
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How to block USB storage? [closed]

How to block or prevent USB storage mount automatically? i have tried using this code, but doesn't work. I have tried using this code, but it doesn't work. sudo echo "blacklist usb-storage" >> ...
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Usage of elementary OS on USB (persistent)

I would like to keep elementary OS on a USB 3.0 drive, to use a private OS on a business laptop . I'll use the OS for office apps (probably Libre), FreeCad and some IDEs including subversion clients. ...
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elementary OS Freya USB full install

I'm trying to do a full install of elementary OS Freya on a USB 2 drive to create a portable OS. I want the full install so that I can do full upgrades. I've created something similar with Ubuntu ...

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