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How to clone elementary OS to new SSD

It depends on the size of your SSD. If your SSD is bigger than your current HDD you could just use a live distro like SystemRescueCD and use ddrescue with sudo ddrescue -v --force /dev/sda /dev/sdb ...
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cannot install elementary OS by usb or hdd

Try creating your bootable media with the app Etcher (https://etcher.io/). It has been the only app I have used where the bootable media is recognized in all the hardware I have used it with. Good ...
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How to change swap area partition?

You run Gparted and create a swap partition in the disk. Right click on that partition >>information tab. There you locate UUID and location (ex. /dev/sda5). Then you open '/etc/fstab' (can be opened ...
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Battery consumption

My experience with low battery life on Linux has been that the two main culprits are the Video card and the screen. You can't do much about the second if you have a 4k screen. However, the Video card ...
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Battery consumption

My experience is that poor power consumption is caused by the video card running too hot and not knowing when to slow down. Have you tried to install a video driver to your video card? Try ...
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Unable to boot from HDD

It looks to me like the grub bootloader didn't get installed correctly when you setup elementary, did you install it using the default erase and install, install besides "insert os" or the manual ...
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Hard drive not seen by elementary's installer

As often happens I found a solution myself: The problem seemed indeed in Intel Rapid Storage Technology. If you log into Windows and disable acceleration of the hard drive with SSD, then reboot into ...
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cannot install elementary OS by usb or hdd

just remember that elementary 0.4 Loki doesn't support 32 bit processors
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