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Questions tagged [system-installation]

Questions about installing Ubuntu in any supported architecture. Post-installation questions should not be under this tag.

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FRESH installed Ubuntu 18.10 boots to grub shell on EFI machine [duplicate]

New to Ubuntu, long time Debian user. I am giving Ubuntu a first try. I downloaded 18.10 and installed it on my Dell Venue tablet-PC. After installation, when I boot it up from SSD, I just get a ...
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Cannot find my SSD

I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my SSD but it doesn't recognize the SSD disk. I'm trying to install it on my Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52-71X7 with windows 10.
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Ubuntu installation stuck at ‘updates and other software’

When I try to install Ubuntu, the process gets stuck at ‘updates and other software’. I waited for a long time but nothing happened.
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How to fix: Ubuntu installer always loads first

I tried to install Ubuntu onto my hard drive using UNetBootIn to have the installer on my hdd (don't have a usb stick). But now whenever I load my computer, the installer always runs first with no way ...
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Ubuntu installation fails

Trying to install Ubuntu on this PC: ASUS Z77 Sabertooth Intel Core i7-3770 32GB RAM Image: ubuntu-18.10-desktop-amd64 Created boot USB on Windows using Rufus 3.3.1400.Tried [GPT/UEFI] and [MBR/...
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Force UEFI Issue for Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Legion Y730 - Windows 10

I am experiencing quite a few issues trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as a dual boot option on my Lenovo Legion Y730 laptop. It is my first time going through with an Ubuntu install so I've been ...
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Install Ubuntu on Alienware 15 R4 [duplicate]

How to install Ubuntu 18.10 on an Alienware 15?
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Black screen after installation of Ubuntu 18.04

I did a fresh complete install of Ubuntu 18.04 on my ASUS M32CD desktop. Everything during install went fine. At the end it said it was complete complete, and would reboot. Popped the disc out. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on SSD

My HDD died on my laptop and I thought this would be a great time to ditch Windows and try Ubuntu. What size would you suggest for a SSD? I don't plan to do much with it besides surfing and building ...
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Can Ubuntu 18.04 be installed along with the preinstalled UEFI? [duplicate]

I got a fresh Dell XPS 13 3970. I bought it with the intention to install Ubuntu. However, after exploring the preinstalled configuration I find the UEFI to be pretty good. It contains so much ...
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Can't install Ubuntu - usbhid 1-6:1.0: couldn't find an input interrupt endpoint

I have a custom built laptop (seemed like a good idea at the time)(only has widows drivers) and have been running into issues installing Ubuntu. I'm almost 100% sure it's the tocuhpad. I've ...
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UBUNTU 18.04.1 server LAN PXE install issue. Local archive from ISO with no bionic-updates packages wait for a long time

We have about 350 new servers and want to install ubuntu server 18.04 lts to them. No internet connection for security reason, and install them via USBDISK will take too much time. I've setuped an ...
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Problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10

Today while upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10 during installation my laptop stuck after a timeout and I couldn't go to log in screen. So I powered off and booted again but now I can't see any Icon but when I ...
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“No root file system is defined. Please correct this from the partitioning menu” during installation [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to learning about computers. I have a self-built computer and while installing Ubuntu (my first operating system) I run into a dialog. I press install now and it replies no root ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a blank SSD coming from Windows 10

Currently on ASUS X456UF, running windows 10 (64bit). S.M.A.R.T Error is now appearing and the drive is in bad condition, I would like to replace the HDD with a new SSD. I don't really losing old ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10 - the installed does not detect any partitions

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. I created the partition in Windows and installed Ubuntu in a USB using Rufus. Then I accessed the BIOS to start from the USB and install Ubuntu. ...
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How do I burn Lubuntu 18.04.1 to a LiveDVD in macOS High Sierra 10.13.6?

I am trying to install Lubuntu on a 2002 Gateway, and it appears USB is not an option: Options include CD/DVD-Drive, Floppy, Hard Disk, and LAN. The BurningIsoHowTo instructions do not work: Dragging ...
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Deleted Windows during installation of Ubuntu. How can I get it back and try again? [duplicate]

I tried dual booting my XPS 15 9570. However during the installation process Windows was deleted and I don't want to break it any further. How can I get Windows back and try again?
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Ubuntu network installer for 18.04 LTS can't find wifi card on 14" HP Stream

I want to install the network installer for 18.04 LTS on my HP Stream 14, but it has no drivers for the wifi card. When I install regular 18.04 LTS desktop version, There is no problem. So my ...
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The ext4 file system creation in partition failed to install Ubuntu?

I made a bootable pen drive for ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64, now my installation failed every time with the following error The ext4/ext3 file system creationin partition#2 of SCSI2(0,0,0)(sda) ...
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Configuring hardware is taking too long

I'm trying to install ubuntu onto my windows pc (I chose to partition) from a usb, but I'm stuck on "configuring hardware." The white text above the progress bar says something about invalid report id ...
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Partitioning during installation of Ubuntu 18.04.1

I want to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 replacing Windows 7 (installed on Drive:C). I want to install Ubuntu on Drive:C, erasing Windows completely. Moreover, I want to mention that I do not want Dual-boot. ...
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Newly installed 18.04 won't boot

I have an Acer Aspire One D270 netbook, with an Atom N2600 quad-core processor and integrated PowerVR graphics. It happily runs Linux Mint 'Sylvia' (based on Ubuntu 16.04). The disk has a 70GB ...
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Install from DVD & Updates of U. 18.04 seemed to have worked but booting off disk sees no GRUB menus and no WIFI

I confirmed using parted that Windows 10 Partition is still there (Fat32) and Ubuntu is ext4. I get two dark purple screens at boot with no text on them so I can't boot into Windows 10, but I get ...
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Unable to boot 18.04 on HDD after fresh install

Laptop was previously a Win10 system, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD. Created a bootable USB key to install Ubuntu 18.04 (no dual boot) and after going through the whole process my expectation was ...
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Free space selecting problem

When I select free space, I can't click on + or change or anything and can't create anything. I have created my free space from tutorials. $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT loop0 7:0 0 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't install inkscape

I have been trying to install inkscape from the source (also tried apt install), but I keep getting the errors below. Would someone please give me the solution? Thanks! Error messages: @owner-HP-...
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Ubuntustudio 18.04 installation hang at 'saving installed packages'

I'm hung up at saving installed packages during install of Ubuntustudio 18.04. Message is a loop stating ubuntu-studio ubiquity: unknown information field 'Original-Maintainer' in input data in ...
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No disk to choose when installing Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I have tried to install Ubuntu 18.04 via USB. My primary OS is Windows 10. When I was at the 5th step of installation (the one that you choose to make a partition to your disk to install Ubuntu), ...
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How to remotely initiate a Ubuntu Server netinstall using GRUB + vncconnect?

I have a remote server running CentOS 7 which I want to re-install with Ubuntu Server 18.04. I don't have physical access to the server, so I cannot install any bootable media, nor do I have access to ...
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After installing Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows, I cannot boot it

I have Dell XPS 15 with Windows 10. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 from a USB stick in a new partition. I got a message that the installation was successful. Now, after I reboot and click F12, I see the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation stuck at “Source ID … was not found”

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 as a dual-boot system on a Dell XPS 15 computer that already has Windows 10. I created a bootable USB, managed to boot and click "Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS", and do ...
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I can not install Ubuntu 16.04.5 [duplicate]

I can not install Ubuntu and get following boot messages.
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Ubuntu-based distros all get stuck at second boot on Dell Inspiron 1018 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a Linux distro on an old Dell Inspiron 1018. I've tried with Lubuntu (18.04 and 16.04 as well), Linux Lite, Zorin OS, but none of these seem to work. What happens is I ...
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How to make an USB Ubuntu installation more compatible with different computers?

I always have a keychain USB-drive with me and noticed a while back that Ubuntu can easily be installed on it. I've successfully used this drive to test other people's hardware for them and copy files ...
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How do I install Windows or Ubuntu from a live USB to GPT/UEFI system

I have an Asus Vivo Max X541NC laptop, which has a 64-bit processor. I downloaded Lubuntu Desktop 64-bit and created a bootable USB. During installation I accidentally clicked on the button to erase ...
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Installing on SSD with personal files on HDD

I’m somewhat new to the Linux world. I have a desktop with a 240GB SSD and a 4TB HDD. I would like to set my system up where I have Ubuntu on my SSD, and all my personal files (Games, Programs ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Lenovo SR550 server

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Lenovo SR550 server, but unable to install as the raid disk is not showing when we click on detect disks. Raid card is 530-8i.
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Is it fine that Ubuntu deletes files relating to amd64 during installation? [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. During installation of files, it at some point said removing ______(amd64) and removed a lot files. I'm worried about that, because when the ...
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How to download Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Could you please help me download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop. I am new to this, and I really need help. I have a step by step guide I printed from the website, and on Step 4, it is asking me to to ...
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Not enough partitions for installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I’ve been trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows but I’m having some issues with my system. My version of Windows only allows 4 primary partitions to exist. I’ve managed to free up one ...
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Live USB for installation goes straight to installer without giving me the option to Try Ubuntu or Install Ubuntu

I am trying to reboot a live Ubuntu USB stick after I created it, but the program is installing Ubuntu directly without presenting a selection (Try Ubuntu / Install Ubuntu). What could be the problem?...
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Kali to Ubuntu linux [duplicate]

My laptop has Kali Linux installed. Can I switch from Kali Linux to Ubuntu Linux operating system? What is the simplest way to make the switch?
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running video and re-run cmake or configure script in function 'cvShowImage'' error

I have video code as you can see below, I want to run it in ubuntu by next command : python run_video.py --model=mobilenet_thin --video=/hddext/shahzad/ezgif.com-gif-maker.mp4 --cvShowImage I ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a secondary drive?

hi i have an aero 15x with 2 m.2 ssds i have my boot drive running windows 10 and the second sdd as main storage however im tired of running virtual box on my computers to use ubuntu. does anyone ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on HP omen 15 laptop

I bought the new HP omen 15 laptop with windows 10 x64 pre-installed and I have problems while installing linux. I made 2 partitions on my laptop . A 15Gb partition on my ssd for "/" and another 85Gb ...
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Mouse doesn't respond during Ubuntu installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu but, whenever I get to the language selection, the mouse and the touchpad simply stop working. The cursor still moves, but left clicking doesn't do anything
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What console-based program is used during Ubuntu Server 18.04 installation?

I have been using whiptail for a while since it is a nice console-based interface. But when I installed Ubuntu Server, the installing screen looks like this: If they stopped using whiptail, what ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 only has guest session, no other user account available

I just set up my new Dell Inspiron 15 3576. It was a gift so I'm not sure if there is a Windows installed. Anyway, in Ubuntu, only guest session is available. I never made an admin account. What ...
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Virt-sysprep networking issue

I hope to get help after working two nights and still have no answer. I have a Red Hat 7.4 KVM with Ubuntu 17.04 installed. I'm using virt-clone to prepare image to be moved to new hypervisor, after ...