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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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error = radeon 0000:01:00.0 : failed VCE resume (-110) while installing Ubuntu 18.04

That's it It just happens when trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop Graphics info *-display descripción: Display controller producto: Mars [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M] ...
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Dual Boot (Win 10 && Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)

Alright, i've read every single thread on here regarding this topic but still don't seem to be able to find any usefull answer. Question: I've had win10 installed and bootable on /dev/sdc and then ...
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will Ubuntu work along with windows7 on same system Intel core 2 duo T6600, 64-bit OS, 3GB RAM.? [duplicate]

I'm having system Intel(R) Core(Tm) 2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.2 GHz 2.2GHz. 64-bit OS, 3GB RAM. Can I install Ubuntu along with Windows 7 on the same system?
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I´m havin problems installing anything in Ubuntu [duplicate]

sudo apt install python Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done python is already the newest version (2.7.15~rc1-1). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 ...
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end Kernel panic - not syncing error when installing 18.04

I have 16.04 installed on an old HP a1630n AMD desktop. Downloaded and burned 18.04 ISO to DVD. During boot up from DVD I get the error [ end Kernel panic - not syncing... ] Any ideas what the ...
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How to Install grub bootloader for Ubuntu 16.04 into a USB drive (Sandisk cruzer blade)?

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 (32 bit) into my USB drive. But in last section of installation i got an error that is cannot install bootloader to my USB device. I don’t know why it is so. But Ubuntu ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installing alongside Windows on Dell Inspiron 3542 [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu on a partition on my Hard drive, which already had Windows 10 installed. When I boot up my laptop Windows Boot Manager automatically boots into Windows. I have heard that I ...
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How can I make partitions just for the OS (Dual Boot)?

this is my first post. I've looked through some posts to get an answer but I couldn't find one, sorry. I just bought a laptop and set up a dual boot with Win 10 and Ubuntu. I've never done this ...
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How to open flashtool Ubuntu 18.04 problem with the command

What am I doing wrong? The program can not see the phone.
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 won't install on Dell Precision M6500

I have a Dell Precision M6500, it runs 16.04 (64-bit) just fine. Hard drive is 500GB 8GB RAM Intel Core i5 M560 CPU Hyperthreading enabled SpeedStep enabled TPM disabled XD support disabled I ...
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Installing from bios with no current os, help

I'm a complete newbie to this, so I'm going to need a full walkthrough with as little jargon as possible. Short story: I bought a used laptop that's in great shape off ebay. Dell Latitude, 16 gb ram, ...
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Ubuntu kernel installation keeps crashing with 'exit code 100'

When I install Ubuntu 18.10, the kernel installation keeps crashing and it gives me exit code 100. I've tried to fix it but nothing has worked. What can I do?
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Issues Installing & Booting from USB HDD

So I've installed Ubuntu in the past, on internal and external drives. However, I can't seem to figure it out currently. The issue is that in UEFI it won't detect the external HDD I want to boot from ...
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Help! The volume boot has only 0 bytes disk space remaining I CAN INSTALL ANY LINUX DISTRO [duplicate]

I am having issues installing Linux Distro: ubuntu, kde, sorin, deepin, lubuntu. Even lower versions, I have 1 tb, 8 ram and everytime I try to install any iso impossible, I have this message The ...
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“No bootable device” after installation on Acer Aspire ES1-431 [duplicate]

I've followed the instructions for installing Ubuntu from the official page. I've install it from a Live-USB , all normal until I reboot the system and get the error No bootable device. I've ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes - Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-cx0058wm

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP Pavilion Gaming laptop but the installation freezes every time. Safeboot is disabled and also legacy support is enabled. Also I have tried other ...
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Can't Install Kubuntu on my New Asus Vivo Book Pro

Recently I bought a new laptop, ASUS Vivo Book Pro M580GD. The laptop spec. is Core i7 (8750H) 2.2Gz (8th Gen) 16GB RAM with 16GB Optane 1TB HDD Nvidia GTX 1050 4GB Windows 10 Home Pre installed But ...
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How to install Ubuntu 18.10 on my external drive? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux and would love to try out Ubuntu. Now I know the question sounds simple and Googleable but I've ran into a couple of problems. I'm using a Dell XPS 13 with a 256GB SSD of which about ...
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Ubiquity Won't Start on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. My computer has had problems with Ubiquity before (GRUB wouldn't install) but this time Ubiquity won't even start. When I ran it from the Terminal it didn't ...
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Deleted file on Windows drive doesn't stay deleted [closed]

I have the following problem: My windows doesn't boot anymore, even in safe mode it keeps hanging on Loading driver "Windows/System32/drivers/avgbidsha.sys" So what I tried was: Installing Ubuntu ...
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Random freezing during installation

I want to install Linux on "Dream Machines" notebook based on Clevo mainboard. It's worth mentioning that it has a discrete NVidia GPU. The problem is that during each attempt to install I randomly ...
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“pcie bus error severity=corrected type=physical layer id=00e5” in installer

I got this new Asus A540U and I want to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 on it with a usb stick. It's got AMD Radeon R5 M420 2GB with Intel core i5-8250U with a 1TB HDD. When I'm trying to install after a ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu 18.10 - Boots into live mode after I install every time? [on hold]

I downloaded Lubuntu 18.10 and it ran fine and booted into the live mode just like it should have. I went to install the actual system and every single time I install it, it'll ask me to remove my USB ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 18.04 on ASUS Zenbook UX580GD-BO001T

I just got a brand new ASUS UX580GD, and i am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04. But i can't get past the the language selection. The machine just freezes: nothing at all responds to mouse clicks or ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04 on NVMe SSD and using SATA SSD for storage

I'm building a deep learning desktop and will be using Ubuntu 18.04. I currently have a Crucial MX500 2TB SATA SSD. I may get a Samsung 970 NVMe SSD to install the system on for faster loading (if ...
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Ubuntu asks me for a serial number when trying to install?

I am attempting to install Ubuntu, and I am getting a serial number prompt. I don't understand, if Ubuntu is free, why do I need to enter a serial number? How do I obtain one?
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How do I install ubuntu downloaded from an openSUSE 13.2 machine on a machine w/no OS installed?

I downloaded 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 Desktop version (don't remember being asked what processor I expected to use) on a Thinkpad X61 running openSUSE 13.1. 2 Transferred the 18.04....
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu alongside Chrome OS

I was reading about the new Chrome OS update and it said something about running Chrome OS alongside Ubuntu. Is this true and how do I do it?t
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Problems trying to install Ubuntu 18.10 in Aspire A515-51

I just bought a new Aspire A515-51, and I tried to install Ubuntu 18.10 but I'm having trouble. When I have to select the partition where I want to install it, it doesn't show the /dev/sda: screen ...
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Upgrade crash during power failure [duplicate]

I was upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 when power went out. I can boot into recovery mode, when I try to complete all file recovery it will not complete because of too many errors . I am at a total ...
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Failing to install Ubuntu on an old Mac

I tried installing Ubuntu on an iMac G5. It seems to have the necessary requirements, and it's about 10 years old. Certainly useless to me as a Mac OS as completely unsupported at this point. So, ...
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Full Ubuntu 16.04 install on USB flash drive super slow

I installed a full ubuntu on a flash drive. At the moment I have the problem that my full Ubuntu install on a fast flash drive (Cosair Voyager 128GB) is very slow. Before the 128GB one I used a 32GB ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 failed installation

I just tried switching from windows 10 to linux and had decided to go with Ubuntu. I went through the installation steps on ubuntus website (using Rufus and such to format the usb) and completed the ...
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New Ubuntu Server installation Q

Is there any mechanism/method to predefine the packages that will be installed during the Ubuntu server installation process? For me it seems the newest version(s) include much of what I don't want ...
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Can't reinstall Ubuntu - goes straight to grub menu

I just recently installed Ubuntu in a dual boot setup with Windows. I decided I didn't want to have Windows on there anymore, and I want to make some changes to the ubuntu install, so I tried to ...
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Fail to install grub in a partition

I try to install ubuntu as following: /dev/sda1 primary , ext4 mounted as: / , for ubuntu /dev/sda2 primary , fat32 or ext4(?), mounted as: /boot , for grub /dev/sda3 primary , other use But ...
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grub and bios in installation

Why does "device for bootloader" must be /dev/sda instead of /dev/sda1 or /dev/sda2 ? Is it that grub can't be installed on a partition ? How does bios recognize the bootable devices ? Is it that ...
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How can I boot into an Ubuntu command line without having to install Ubuntu?

If I just download Ubuntu Desktop and choose try Ubuntu without installing it will load into GNOME but the mouse is basically entirely unusable. So what I would like to do is just try Ubuntu from ...
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Virtualbox stuck on purple loading screen

I have a Windows 10 machine with an AMD processor, and a GTX 1060. This is the sequence of steps I perform on a fresh install of virtualbox: Make a new virtual machine with 2048MB of ram for Linux ...
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Ubuntu not detecting Windows SSD during installation

I bought a new Dell laptop with two separate hard disks. One 128GB SSD with pre-installed Windows 10 and one 1Tb HDD (let's say dev/sdb). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 in a partition dev/sdb2. I'...
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Ubuntu intaller crashes every times

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on a FreeDOS HP laptop (i7700hq 8Goram GTX1050ti). I tried Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.8.4 and unetbootin-windows-661 (respectively https://www....
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Doubts during Partition [duplicate]

I need to dual boot my pc with windows as main OS and Ubuntu as secondary OS. During the installation the Ubuntu installation wizard prompted me to create partitions on HDD of 500 GB. I created a ...
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Can't boot into WIndows after an attempt to install Ubuntu 18.04

I've been reading previous posts on similar issues but nothing seems to be working for me. I tried installing Ubuntu in dual boot (I normally had Windows 10 Pro). I deactivated secure boot, created ...
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Interrupted Ubuntu installation and deleted(?) GRUB

I have made an attempt to install Ubuntu 18.10, overwriting existing Ubuntu 15.10. There is also Windows 7 on this PC. The installation taken very long (around 6h) and did not complete. During it the ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 18.04 in UEFI mode? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu in my laptop Lenovo 320 and leave it as my main operating system. What partitions do I create to be able to achieve this? Note: I have formated my hard drive completely, I do ...
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Is there a way for a casual user to verify the authenticity of a downloaded Ubuntu .ISO?

I'm quite surprised that an issue this big has so little conversation around it. I'm a casual Ubuntu user, and I just downloaded the ISO from ubuntu.com. I don't have a PGP web-of-trust set up on my ...
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Installation on a icmac 2010

I'm new Linux and after 30 years of mac, I'm thinking of working with Linux. Though I start to doubt. I don't understand anything of all these "nomodeset" texts on the internet. I've tried installing ...
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Ubuntu kept freezing and can't boot after entering Win 10

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.10 alongside with Win 10 using a USB. I disabled the "fast start". I kept "secure boot" enabled. When I boot from USB, I first clicked "try Ubuntu". After the trial, I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 failed installation

I am quite a newby in linux. I tried to install it on my old laptop HP Pavillion Sleekbook 15 in which I had windows 8 upgraded to windows 10. I created a bootable usb using Rufus and then I installed ...
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Ubuntu installation on my system HP Compaq V3000 [duplicate]

What versión of Ubuntu should I install in my laptop HP Compaq Presario V3000, AMD Sempron, 795 MHz, 2 GB ram. Thanks a lot.