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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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SSD optimization?

Executing trim every boot or weekly won't make a huge difference unless you are constantly writing lots of data. Anyway, make sure your ssd supports it: Execute lsblk -D from a terminal and check ...
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can't see my hdd or ssd on instalation

Check under your BIOS to make sure you have no RAID settings or its set as IDE. this has caused me many hours of issues in the past
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can't see my hdd or ssd on instalation

I'll have a guess here, but i can assume its the root cause. In case your laptop configures your disk as RAID you need to switch it to AHCI in your BIOS setup. Just go to your bios and look it up, ...
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can't see my hdd or ssd on instalation

It is likely that the ex_fat libraries are not installed. Make sure you do this. Hopefully this can be installed by default by eOS on the next version. sudo apt install exfat-fuse sudo apt install ...
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Troubles installing Grub in UEFI mode

Hi I just received my XPS15 9560 as well and installed Elementary OS dual booting with windows (And of course run into the same issues as you). You need to install Elementary in UEFI mode and not in ...
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Installation and persistence on an SSD

Just install it on the ssd normally. The external ssd is not like a USB stick. Just install it and test it.
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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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Can't install Freya on SSD NVMe + Nvidia Optimus

when i was trying to solve a problem i got a problem similar than yours, i had problems installing 4.5 kernel, if you can't do it from freya, download kernel and nvidia linux driver from windows and ...
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Can't install Freya on SSD NVMe + Nvidia Optimus

Thanks ! I manage to install Freya, install the latest Nvidia Drivers for the kernel 3.19 BUT impossible to update to kernel 4.2, 4.4 and 4.5, just got black screen.. I tried to add nouveau.modeset=...
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