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elementary OS bootable USB not booting up

I created a Bootable usb for elementary os using etcher however when I try to boot from it on my Lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (gen 7) it gets stuck at a black screen after selecting try elementary OS ...
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USB 3.0 Network Adapter - Chipset ax88179

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with elementary OS Loki. I have purchased a USB-C 3.0 Multi-Function Adapter, 3 USB ports and an Ethernet 10/100/1000 with the ax88179 chipset. The USB ports ...
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Alcor card reader problem

I am using Elementary OS Freya with generic kernel 3.19 I couldn't able to use my card reader. Nothing happens when I insert a card. lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 093a:3701 Pixart Imaging, Inc. Bus ...
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Problem copying files from hard disk to flash drive (USB)

I'm trying to copy some files to my USB (5 GB). At the start its go fast (200 MB/s approx), but when it is en 3GB approx the speed begins to decrease (17 MB/s). It is always in the same place at 3gb, ...
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Can't get my usb wifi adaptor working

Well,I am getting problems with my usb wifi adapter (output by lsusb) Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter, Here is an another guy ...
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No file transfer window?

New to the forum and to elementary OS, trying it out and enjoying it very much for the moment, thanks to the devs! I'm transferring a big folder from an external hard disk to the pc and I find it ...
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Sound Blaster X3 Surround Output

I am trying to use a Sound Blaster X3 USB DAC with Elementary to output music to my surround sound system, but the OS will not detect it as a surround output (even with pavucontrol). It hasn't worked ...
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Unable to boot USB drive

Ill cut this short again. Okay, so, I was wondering about trying Ubuntu without installing so i tried. And then the PC boots elementaryOS, no isolinux.bin error which had happened before. I used ...
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Install fails from USB last thing on screen says “No such file or directory”

Made a USB Live stick for Elementary OS with rufus-3.11 in Windows 10, tested USB stick with kubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64 and verified that it works to install with on same PC, and it is no problem ...
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Access photos on iPhone

My iPhone (5S, iOS 10.2.1) is recognized in the Files and Photos applications (it appears in the side bar in each) but neither can access the photos on the device. I am doing the following: unlock ...
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Printer install gets aborted wit GDBus error

I want to add a USB printer - drivers already installed. When I click the "+" icon in the sytsems -printer dialog I get a: GDBus.error message recipient disconnected from message bus without ...
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Elementary os Juno intstall external usb

Hello im trying to install juno on a external usb of 64 gb using this partitions disk formatted in MBR and GPT for bios boot: 20 gb ext4 beginning primary /root 16 gb swap memory select boot ...
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Booting Hera with Multisystem USB

Since Juno release I am unable to boot the system with Multisystem USB (combination of GRUB and live system ISO). The boot process gets interrupted with initramfs unable to find a medium containing a ...
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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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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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Installing Elementary OS without USB drive or DVD

I'm running Elementary OS on my Macbook from an external USB drive but I thought about installing it on a thumbdrive. Is there a way to install Elementary OS from my current install so that I can just ...
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Create Bootable USB in elementary OS

I'm trying to upgrade to Freya from Luna and I need to create a bootable usb drive. Ubuntu has Startup Disk Creator, what does elementary OS have?
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cannot write ISO to External USB DVD

I would like to burn a Linux distro on an external USB DVD write, however, the drive is not recognised. (Have installed Brasero and drive isn't listed). Thanks in advance. SH
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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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Usb graphics tablet malfunctioning

I use an xp-pen g430s_B. I dual boot windows 10 and elementary os. The graphics tablet orientation is 90 degrees in linux for some reason when in windows 10 it is normal. In lsusb the device appears ...
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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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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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cambridge silicon radio ltd bluetooth dongle (hci mode)

I bought this bluetooth dongle off Amazon,works fine with Windows rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT HARD 5 bluetooth hci0 unblocked unblocked It's unblocked but still doesn't discover new ...
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Issues with USB External Keyboard connected to Lenovo Thinkpad T480s through Lenovo USB-C Dock 2nd Gen

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 Hera on my Lenovo T480s Laptop and almost everything works smoothly. However, I am experiencing a minor (but annoying) issue with the docking station. At the start-up, ...
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USB Keyboard freezes

The USB keyboard connected to a 2011 iMac running the latest elementary os has stated randomly freezing, sometimes an unplug/replug works. Have tried an alternate keyboard same problem. Tried this ...
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How do i switch from elementaryOS to Ubuntu?

Okay, so ill cut this short. I had switched from Windows 10 to elementaryOS because windows had gotten laggy. After switching, i realized there weren't a lot of games and couldn't use Wine so Ubuntu ...
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Multiple Errors on boot

I am brand new to Linux, and installed Elementary last week dual boot with Win10. The install was pretty difficult - as I tried to follow some online instructions for setting up Dual Boot instead of ...
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Errors installation on USB

i am trying to install Elementary OS on a usb stick and i'm having several problems: 1 - First of all, the installation process takes several hours to complete (around 6-7 hours). I don't think is a ...
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Atheros AR9271 just doesn't work!

So I have tried everything I know. I have also installed firmware-atheros as suggested in some other posts. I don't understand why my AR9721 USB Adapter isn't working because I seem to have ...
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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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Error when installing

When i install elementary os i have this error: Couldn't get size: 0x800000000000000e. I have tried nomodeset, changed from rufus to etcher, but it didn't work. My laptop is Acer TM4750.
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USB Wifi that works out of the box

I have installed elementary OS but USB wifi is not working. I don't have the possibility to use internet other than with USB wifi so is not possible to download any package for compile drivers, ...
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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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Elementary OS (USB) only boots on the computer I installed it on, on laptop it goes to emergency mode

I'm new to this so sorry if I ask something obvious. I installed Elementary OS on a 32GB pendrive from a Live USB. I can boot it up and everything works fine on the computer, on which I, installed ...
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Can't install nor boot elementary OS from USB (using rufus)

I've been trying to make it boot from a flashable usb stick for 2 days and I still haven't managed to do so. I tried with many other linux distros (ubuntu, mint, debian, manjaro) and they all work ...
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Newbie question about Edimax EW-7811UN

I recently installed elementary 0.4 and I haven't downloaded os updates yet. The Edimax EW-7811UN wi-fi usb dongle works right off the bat with elementary. Problem is, it also used to work with ...
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installing elementary OS primarily onto a USB while I trial Linux [duplicate]

I do not want to write over my Windows OS. Is this possible? I an amateur so ELI5 please... I know what Rufus is, if that helps. Thank you for reading.
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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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How do I find the device name assigned to USB thumb drive?

I am having some trouble mounting USB thumb drives in elementary. When I insert a thumb drive, it does not automount (I understand that this is not supported in elementary). When I look for the ...
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Trackpad and keyboard not working on MacBook Air Retina 2018

Trying to run a live version USB drive for testing - elementary OS 5.0 Juno The same USB runs the build just fine on my 2015 iMac but I get no trackpad and keyboard function on my MacBook Air Retina ...
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Can't get my WiFi (D-Link DWA-182 Wireless USB Adapter) running

I am trying to install WiFi drivers for elementary os on my stationary PC by exchanging downloaded files (ubuntu packages) using a WiFi connection from my laptop. I downloaded several ubuntu packages ...
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Battery not detected on Live Juno

I would love to switch to elementaryOS Juno, so I tried a live version on USB. Unfortunately, it seems like eOS doesn't detect my battery, so I don't have a battery icon and I don't have battery ...
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taskbar USB device mount indicator

Is there available an add-on Task-bar indicator to show mounted usb devices and enable safe removal?
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USB Transfer speeds

When I copy files over to a USB drive (in Pantheon Files), the transfer starts fast, but then slows down over time. Once everything is transfered and there are 0 seconds remaining, the transfer just ...
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Mount new USB Drives automatically [duplicate]

is it possible that new USB drives mount automatically at this time I have to mount all my pen drives with gnome disk utily, So is there a script or service that recognize all new pen drives and ...
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Allow Adruino IDE access to USB ports?

I've installed the latest version of the Arduino IDE (1.8.4) following the instructions on the Adafruit website here: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-ide-setup/linux-setup I connect my ...
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Formatting USB stick via GParted - unallocated space?

Why is is most of this unallocated space when I just used the USB the other day to install eOS, and the File Manager shows that all the files for eOS are still on there? I am just trying to get the ...
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Detecting USB Insertion/Removal

Is there any way to detect when a usb flash drive/stick/etc gets plugged in a usb port? To be more specific, I need to have a way to detect usb insertion/removal and use this information in a python ...