I am trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell xps. I currently have it on my thumb drive but when I go install it gives the following error : " no root for system is defined." In the installing page I don't see any root files there. Its just completely blank. When I click the "change" button (in hope's of maybe creating one) another error pops up namely: "Sorry, Ubuntu 18.04 has experienced an internal error." And with it a detailed list of what could be going wrong

I've tried some of the tatics described on this site such as doing the following: Sudo apt update Sudo apt install

But nothing has worked. Any help would be much appreciated. Update : I'm a new user and can't post images

  • tell more : do you want dual boot with windows or erase the disk, perhaps a pic of the screen where the error occurs... – cmak.fr Jun 16 '18 at 21:27
  • have a look at this (at 3:07) : youtube.com/watch?v=FjkYC9JpQ1g – cmak.fr Jun 16 '18 at 21:28
  • I've removed windows. When I open gparted I have one partition of size 59.62. This partition doesn't show up on the screen when I go through the installation process though. – deedee96 Jun 16 '18 at 22:53
  • OK... Looks like BIOS is configured with Raid hard drive. Try to change this – cmak.fr Jun 16 '18 at 23:35
  • @DTerp If you have solved your problem, do provide the details and steps you followed in the answer section and mark that answer as accepted answer. – Kulfy Jun 17 '18 at 14:47

Looks like a Bios configured for RAID Disk
You may change it for AHCI

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