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Found protective or hybrid MBR and corrupt GPT on USB drive after trying to install Ubuntu on legacy boot

Tried to reinstall ubuntu on dell latitude e7240 After turning my USB to a bootable device following the tutorial tried to install and got a "load kernel.." error tried to fix the error and ...
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Could it be ubuntu installed alondside windows 10 on the same disk C?

I have a brand new laptop with preinstalled windows 10 but only disk C (500Gb), I wanna install ubuntu alongside windows and remain 200GB to win and 300 to ubuntu. Can I install it to the same ...
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Cant install Ubuntu, skips the window where it checks for operating systems and partition list is blank

As the title states, when I try to install Ubuntu on to my drive, for some reason it skips the step where it asks if you want to install alongside windows, erase the disk and install ubuntu, or ...
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Installation error occurs on Ubuntu 22.04

First, I had installed Ubuntu 22.04 and it was working fine, but after restarting the PC, Ubuntu would not load and the system was stuck on a black screen. I could not find a solution to this problem ...
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What is best way to set up a new computer when the old device has a separate home partition?

I was recently given a completely new workstation at work. My old workstation has Kubuntu 20.04 and the new one has better hardware in every respect. I'm looking to install Kubuntu 22.04 on it. I put ...
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Installation stops at "downloading file 159 of 159"

I try to install Ubuntu on my laptop asus, but when the download starts it pauses at "Downloading file 159 of 159" and there is no way to advance, I don't know what I could do?
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Ubuntu install on USB

I want to install Ubuntu on a USB (full install) Its a 64 gb usb so I have plenty of space. In the live mode I try to install it but its stuck (I waited 8 hours) on creating ext4 file system for / ...
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Failed to start ubuntu live CD installer

enter image description here I am unable to try/install ubuntu 22.04 using USB. I use the guideline provided by Ubuntu official website, the USB installer is created using balenaEtcher. I try to boot ...
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What is the option I need to download if I want to have an USB to boot Ubuntu?

I have read the instructions to have a stick USB, and I believe that is the option to avoid altering my PC's configuration but I am unsure of what is the option I should download
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How to Create a Full Install of Ubuntu 22.04 to USB Device Step by Step

Every issue of Ubuntu LTS since 8.04, I have made a Full install of Ubuntu to USB flash drive, and recorded each step. Ubuntu installation method has changed since those days. This has been intended ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 Squashfs errors after downloading (Live mode work ok)

I downloaded the ISO of ubuntu 20.04.2 then i used rufus to make USB hard drive to install ubuntu 20.04.2 to my laptop and when i download and need to restart PC (to finish) after booting i see the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Thinkcentre M720Q - Black screen

I have been trying to install Ubuntu server on this Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q - Model M10T8. I always get a black screen with blinking prompt. Sometimes I get the message "missing operating system&...
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Acer Aspire (No Bootable Device after installing ubuntu)

I bought an older version of Acer aspire es1-131 to run Linux on it, I used the Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS version and booted it from a USB (used Rufus) it booted to the USB and allowed me to install it. ...
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USB installation error with UEFI [duplicate]

I am using a bootable drive to install Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) but its shows two errors: 1- 'casper/vmlinuz' not found. 2- you need to load kernel first.
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Bios cannot find Ubuntu 20.04 boot drive on Lenovo with Win 11

Trying to load Ubuntu for installation, I cannot find my stick drive on BIOS boot list. Only Windows boot manager and two networks. I apologize for posting a recurrent issue, but I have tried a few ...
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Cannot unmount /cdrom, but my laptop doesn´t have it!

I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS 64-bit to my new USB. I formatted partition to EXT4, but when i start installation, it throws this: Cannot unmount /cdrom. BUT, my laptop doesnt have cd rom! Why ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.4 Installation Error

I am trying to install ubuntu and get rid if Windows. I created my bootable USB stick and when I restart to install I get the screen that says Ubuntu and all of those options but after a few seconds I ...
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Changed boot order from HDD to USB, now it gets stuck on blackscreen and wont boot at all

SOME BACK STORY: I've had Ubuntu installed for a couple of weeks on my IMac and wanted to try out another distro. I made a USB with another distro, but I couldn't get to the grub menu by pressing ...
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Is there a way to stop the nouveau timeout error from occurring during install via bootable USB for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I have been trying create a dual-boot system on my new Windows desktop but keep getting a blacked out screen just after the OS installation process for Ubuntu starts. I briefly get to see the purple ...
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My Ubuntu installation is stuck on fourth step, is it really stuck or just taking time?

I had windows 10 on my laptop and now I am trying to install the latest LTS version as of now, Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. The first three step were pretty smooth, but in the "update and other software&...
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Using a Single USB Flash Drive for Both Burning and Installing Ubuntu

I have access to only ONE flash drive at the moment and I need to install Ubuntu on said flash drive. I've seen people on YouTube using two different USB flash drives to burn the ISO on one, and then ...
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Attempting to fix USB drive not detected problem, problem in console

I follow the instructions described on the portal, Linux Ubuntu, which talks about how to fix a non-detecting USB device when connected to a USB port. ubuntu @ ubuntu: ~ $ sudo apt-get install -y ...
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Ubuntu USB Installation Medium Can't Detect Hard Drive

I just purchased a new laptop, and am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 via a USB stick - something I've done on five other computers. However, when I got to the step where you pick a target to install ...
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Okay, so I am reinstalling Ubuntu a 2nd time on the same laptop

Whenever I try to load from my Ubuntu USB, it takes me to the grub menu with this message: Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. ...
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Can't Boot USB via GRUB or BIOS

I've been having issues booting from a USB to reinstall windows (or any OS for that matter). I've got my BIOS set up correctly according to the Manufacturer (It's the legacy BIOS version with settings ...
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How to find and Install driver for acher t9uh usb wifi adapter

I had a computer made without a WiFi card - if needed I can add one, but for now it has no WiFi capability. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 and it works fine. I use my phone for a hotspot, I have no cable ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu 20.04

I don't have windows to do the same installation of ubuntu 20.04 and i can't login to my Ubuntu.
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What is OEM installation regarding Linux distributions?

I can find plenty of tutorials on how to install Ubuntu, Mint, and others with OEM installation, but without any explanation as to what OEM is. What are the differences between regular OS ...
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Ubuntu install media not booting on Laptop

When I try to boot a USB Stick with Ubuntu 20.4 LTS, it gives me this error on my Laptop: Failed to set MokListRT: Out of Resources Could not create MokListRT: Out of Resources Something has gone ...
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Create new partition like windows with rest free space in ubuntu

I was installing Ubuntu 20.04 with something else option in the installation. I have a 500GB of hard disk, The problem is I have used /, home, swap but still I got some free space left. I want to ...
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Ubuntu shows cannot display this video mode during installation

Unlike other peoples problems mine is that I created a bootable USB then I ran the installer it didn't even start it checked the files and then it showed the error "Cannot display this video mode&...
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Not understanding install ubuntu comment on USB

I am very new to ubuntu. have a HP laptop and installed (I think) Ubuntu (latest version ) with persistence on a 128 gig usb. I booted to the USB drive and ubuntu desktop showed up. However, I see ...
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New 18.04.2 installation problems

I'm new to Ubuntu - just installed a week ago and not familiar with terminology. My desktop has no top menu. I can't see the 3x3 dots Application icon shown in U-Tube guidance videos. When selecting ...
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Endless Install

I'm installing Ubuntu 21.10 from a live USB drive on a Toshiba laptop with core i5 and 8 GB ram. I prepared a 40 GB partition and a swap one. when installation starts, a slide show of new features ...
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After completion of Ubuntu installation using live USB I restart & remove the flash drive then computer boots into Windows 10 and no sign of Ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in a dual boot scenario with Windows 10. The installation goes through everytime without any errors or issue. Upon completion I am prompted to restart and after ...
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20.04 LTS on a Mac: startup freezes at black screen with solid cursor, no access

SETUP… Machine: Mac Mini (late 2009, Macmini3,1) with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as only OS (only one partition) Use: SOHO Samba server Install: August 2021, upgraded all packages at that time but never ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu from ISO doesnt run due to grub error 'grub_file_filters' not found

Trying to install latest version of Ubuntu from ISO into bare metal machine. machine is completely empty, one NTFS formatted HDD and one USB stick with Ubuntu ISO connected. getting: error: symbol '...
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installing ubuntu on windows and LVM option [duplicate]

While installing ubuntu on windows , during installation it is giving me 2 options to work within the advance section either , installation with LVM or none. So, should I go with LVM or normal ...
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How can I clean my Ubuntu USB installation key after installation?

Last month, I installed Ubuntu from a USB key. The key has a large capacity and a ton of other files and directories from various apps. But every time I reboot my computer with the key in it, it goes ...
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Installing on new Alder Lake build issues

I have a new custom build desktop with the following hardware:   Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z690-P WIFI D4   CPU: Intel Core i5 12600K   RAM: 32 GB DDR4-3200 I have two old SSDs from previous laptops:   ...
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How can I download and use the installer package for Ubuntu Server in an already installed ubuntu server system?

The ubuntu server iso has an installer where you can set various variables, partition your drives etc. How can I access this installer from an installed ubuntu server system to make modifications? Can ...
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always plug boot usb if i installed ubuntu (erase window 10)?

I have installed ubuntu on my PC and I want to ask if I have to always plug my boot usb to the PC? Can I remoe it?
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Lubuntu usb image mode or dd mode

have one question,create lubuntu bootable usb in rufus in gpt scheme which option best to chose iso image mode(recommended)or image mode dd?Thanks…
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How to boot from external SSD instead of internal HDD?

I have a 1TB external SSD that I want to boot linux from, and use the internal 6TB HDD for large storage (the internal HDD was being used as my linux server OS drive). I figured running the OS from an ...
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Can I unplug a bootable usb after shutting down the computer?

If i were to boot ubuntu from a usb, could I unplug the usb and go back to my main OS after shutting down the computer?
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Installing Ubuntu 21.10 on Windows 11

I am trying to install Ubuntu 21.10 using Windows 11 and can't do it because of errors. First, I tried to install it using Virtual Box and go a green screen that showed a system exception error in one ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not showing HDD during installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 in my laptop. My Hard Drive shows as /dev/sda in gparted (while running Ubuntu directly from USB) - but when I try to install Ubuntu, only /dev/...
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New installation fails - only get grub>

I have a computer running 20.04. After failing to recover from a login loop I decided to reinstall 20.04 via usb thumb drive. The installation proceeds to the 'unplug the USB drive and hit enter' ...
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Installing ubuntu with secure boot disabled?

Since my Ubuntu Live USB does not have shimx64.efi files, I'm installing Ubuntu with Secure Boot disabled. I have no choice. Can I just enable secure boot later on my computer? Will that break ...
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How do you continue past the start screen after installing?

I used a USB drive to install Ubuntu on a computer, but after the install, it stays on the Home Screen with no task bars or options on the screen. I attempted to manually update the system, but it ...
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