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How to show GRUB menu instead of command line?

I try to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad 320, but the installer always hangs at installing the grub2 package. So I ran the installer with ubiquity -b (no bootloader) and it installs fine. I ...
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Debian on Lenovo Flex 5?

Im planning to buy this laptop off ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-Flex-5-2-IN-1-14-FHD-Touch-8th-Gen-i7-8550U-8GB-512GB-SSD-Webcam-Win10/113737155372?hash=item1a7b43432c:g:MW8AAOSwpmhbu0vQ ...
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Can't log in to Ubuntu

I had a c++ program which creates .data files. I accidentally clicked its executable file directly instead of running it through an IDE. It kept on making files without opening any console. The system ...
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How to purge python 3 from Ubuntu 18.04? [closed]

After purging out all pythong 3 related packages the network stopped working after reboot. Surprising is that python 3 has been a part of so called ubuntu-minimal image. The question is, how to ...
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CentOS installer fails with Nouveau errors; Ubuntu installer works

I have a custom built Windows 10 desktop that I am considering putting Linux on. Since I use CentOS on my file server, my first choice was to also use CentOS on the desktop. However, when I tried to ...
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Failed install of Ubuntu 18.04 to Asus GL553VW [closed]

Does anyone know how to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an Asus GL553VW with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M GPU? I made a USB, inserted it to the computer, and now the install screen shows only a welcome screen. ...
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Installing Fedora 29 alongside Windows 10 replacing Ubuntu 18.10

I currently have a Windows 10 installation and Ubuntu 18.10 installed alongside it. I recently tried to install fedora but on the HDD there was no FAT32 partition for the boot. sdap1 was a NTFS ...
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Replace CentOS with Ubuntu on a remote server (SSH access only) [closed]

I am trying to replace CentOS with Ubuntu Server on a remote machine where the only access is via network (SSH-only at present, VNC may be set up if needed). I have fully backed up all data on the ...
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Problems with disk partition

I have Ubuntu on my notebook and want to install Mint too. I've gone through the installation process but when it is time to partition the disk, I get stuck (it doesn't allow me to create the ...
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Are these two ways of installing Lubuntu with LVM both feasible and equivalent?

When installing Lubuntu using a Lubuntu bootable flash drive, there is a step asking (see the picture below, although it is for Ubuntu not for Lubuntu) “Erase disk and install Lubuntu”, which has ...
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xinput not showing driver

I am constantly trying to install linux distribution (Ubuntu/mint) alongside Windows 10 on my laptop Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52. But every time , as soon as setup pops up,the touchpad totally stops working,...
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Getting “No Signal” on monitor when trying to install Ubuntu [closed]

I have a Windows 10 OS now and I want to install Ubuntu on it with my bootable USB that has Ubuntu installed on it. When I start the computer and I click F8 to bring up the menu to select what I want ...
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Trouble when installing Ubuntu, not sure where I went wrong

-Made a 400 GB partition of free space -Installed most recent version of Ubuntu -Using Rufus I booted from a USB -Normal installation -> Something else -8000 MB Primary, Beginning of this space, ...
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Installation Error (Ubuntu partitioning on disk shared with Windows 10)

I'm installing the Ubuntu along with Windows 10 and I already separated the free space on the Windows machine and started the Ubuntu installation. All went successfully but installation type "free ...
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Ubuntu installation from HDD [duplicate]

I am using a notebook without a CD burner and want to install Ubuntu. I could use an USB stick as an installation medium but I would like to do something different: I would like to use my old PC and ...
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Persistence of home directory after deleting all partitions and reinstalling:

I was running Ubuntu Server on a mdadm RAID1 volume, and I ran into some problems so I decided to just do a clean install. I booted with Gparted, stopped the mdadm array, and ran --zero-superblock ...
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Cant preseed grub-installer/bootdev

I would like to install ubuntu to smallest hdd in my computer system config via preseed. It works fine but when smaller hdd not /dev/sda(eg /dev/sdb) i have an error "Executing 'grub-install/dev/sda' ...
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Linux install fails, both Ubuntu 18.04 and Fedora 29

I have Windows 10 and i wanted to install Ubuntu 18.04, preferably on the same drive as Windows, or if need be in another drive. I tried first to make the LiveUSB with Unetbootin which failed twice; ...
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Ubuntu not booting - existing pxe rom,no bootable device

I want to install Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire R3-131T. when I boot the device from the usb drive, I get a black screen with instructions that say : Existing PXE ROM No bootable device -- insert disk and ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 18.04 from my USB fails with error code 23

I am installing ubuntu on a brand new motherboard (onto m.2 ssd) using an usb when I got to the part of extracting image from cp:///media/systemfile, it gets error. error code 23 with message: file "...
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How to install Ubuntu from an ISO on my Android to Linpus with CLI [closed]

I have bought a laptop with Linpus without GUI (as far as I know). I downloaded ubuntu on a ISO on my Android. I have: Android phone with internet USB cable An 8gb pendrive that i just bought An ...
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Ubuntu installation in Windows 10

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on my laptop Acer TravelMate p248-mg, using a USB-Bootable. I selected my USBBootable from the boot manager to load the bootable, then installed it. After ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on Mac OSx 10.13

I have a 2018 Macbook Pro and I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu. I have been following this guide: https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-dual-boot-ubuntu-mac/. I am using reFIND as my boot manager, and ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Installation will only boot into grub mode

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (minimal setup with default partitioning and security encryption) on a laptop with a 120 GB SSD drive. When I try to boot, it will only load into command line grub ...
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the 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install into /target/

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 but I get this error at the end of installation process! I tried to create a partition with ext4 for \boot. also ext1 but non of them worked. Also I tried to ...
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how to optimize Ubuntu for older hardware

Partly to go with the herd, partly to be more towards the cutting edge, I'd prefer Ubuntu 18.04 over Bodhi Linux. Bodhi boots reasonably quickly, logs in well, etc -- everything it's intended for. ...
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Custom Ubuntu Installation Error

I built an OS installer with pinguy builder. Upon installation of this custom Ubuntu OS, the installer threw an error and got stuck at these error messages: insanityos apt-setup: Source list entries ...
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Linux Run a Script to configure first Boot and Install [closed]

From the manufacturer we receive devices that have the Ubuntu 16.04 os installed on them. They are not set up, they come exactly as you would expect a consumer version to look. It asks for your region,...
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UEFI install ubuntu on usb drive

I have laptop MSI GP70 and I am able to boot installation from first USB stick and install it on second USB stick, then when I want to boot installed system from second USB drive I am unable to do so, ...
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Is there a way to install a Linux operating system on a SD card from an official .iso image, before to use it on the target system?

The context I am trying to use a Raspberry Pi 3 with the official Ubuntu 16.04 Server image for ARM 64, found from this page. From what I understood, I have to install the OS on the SD card before ...
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Ubuntu install error acpi

I have usb flash drive ubuntu 16.04 lts, made with rufus Booting from it, selecting install or try Ubuntu without install I get the following error
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Installing Linux on Mac OS X Not Finding Disk Partition

I am trying to install Linux (specifically Ubuntu 16.04) on my Mac OS X 10.13.3. I followed the instructions here. I created a USB installer with UNetbootin, installed rEFInd, created a 124 gb ...
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Ubuntu 16 stuck on installation

I downloaded the newest Ubuntu version from their website and then used the universal USB installer to put it on a USB. I then put the USB in my computer and restarted. It then asked me if I wanted ...
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Partition not showing when installing Ubuntu

My current OS is Windows 10.I am installing Ubuntu 17.04 from pendrive. When I run Ubuntu in TRY MODE (without installing) then it shows all partitions- sda2,3,4,5; see the screenshot: But when I the ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server

I am about to install Ubuntu Server in my PC at work, which has already Windows 7 installed. I was about to create the partition and then I saw they look right now like this: You can see the ...
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Can I debug download/network issues while using a standard ISO with debian-installer?

During the installation of e.g. Ubuntu with the debian-installer, is there any visible (debug) output, where I can see what is downloaded from where? (I have a local mirror configured, but it is so ...
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Crashing during installation of any linux distribution

I'm running a Windows 10 setup on an SSD and want to install a Linux Distribution on another SSD plugged into the same machine. I've tried with both Fedora and Ubuntu, using both Rufus and Fedora ...
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Wrong grub after installing Kali over Ubuntu

I had Ubuntu 16.04. I created a Kali USB live. I boot on this USB and install Kali on an encrypted LVM. At the end of the install guide, I don't get the option to install Grub (as it is probably ...
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How to share folders into two Ubuntu distributions in a dual-boot?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm interested in installing Ubuntu Studio 16.04 aside Ubuntu. How can I share files between the two OS? I want to share the user files for both OS or, if there are not too ...
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Booting Linux from USB without overwriting Windows

So I was under the impression that if I flashed an image of Ubuntu onto a USB stick, connected it to my laptop running Windows 10 and booted it from the boot menu (F10) I would be able to use linux as ...
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YUMI Ubuntu 16.04 64 Bit USB to SSD

long time Windows user here. Last week I got fed up with Windows 10 and so I used YUMI to create a bootable Ubuntu 16.04 64 Bit USB stick. So far, I love what I see! I installed some software and ...
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PXE boot Ubuntu. Right choise of Image

My task is to establish server, allowing PXE boot (Ubuntu). I have done it. Almost.. I established on Server (Ubuntu Server) TFTP DHCP And process is going like this: at first through DHCP ...
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I'm on a Wifi network and Ubuntu Server 16.04 install is not autoconfiguring my network settings

My Ubuntu Server 16.04 install is not auto-configuring my network settings. After the DHCP setup step the setup program says that my DHCP server isn't responding or that my home network doesn't have ...
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Edubuntu packages on Ubuntu

I found this thread with some over-explained but interesting things. the "linux-rt" pack doesn't exist in 10.10 this pack actually installs the realtime kernel but 10.10 doesn't have any. just try it ...
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Ubuntu installation on VirtualBox

I am starting a project under Linux and have difficulty with installation on Virtual Box. I have no idea why during the installation, the following screen shows. VirtualBox: 5.1.6 version Ubuntu : ...
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Installing Linux on Acer Laptop

I have an Acer Laptop Aspire E-5 573G It came with pre-installed Windows 10. I tried installing possibly every Linux OS (Ubuntu, Kali, Parrot Sec, Linux Mint) along side Win10 but didn't work. So I ...
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ubuntu iso sha256 checksum

I've been having some troubles with my newly installed Ubuntu system (random freezing) and I wanted to verify that the iso I received was not corrupted by checking the sha256 hashes (I know I should ...
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Finding edited system files

I am installing a new OS (old = Ubuntu 12.04; new = Ubuntu 16.06). I want to be able to back-up any system files I have edited on the old system but don't know all the ones I have updated. How would I ...
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internet connection issue after installing ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 on a HP labtop. The installation process was finished successfully. I also enabled the wireless internet, the wireless icon shows the wireless connection is established. ...
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Double sided DVD's: Is it possible to have a dual-layer (both sided) DVD that is usable for 9.4GB Distro Installs?

I was looking at installs with all my OSS software, and the 4.7GB limit was reached for install of a particular Linux distro. My question is is it possible to have a Double-sided DVD-RAM (i.e. the ...