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    Cannot install any distro except Manjaro

    I am using Windows since 1997, but late last year I decided to try Linux, I tried to install Pop_OS, Cinamon and Manjaro in that order, I tried installing first two but they both sort of stopped responding either before booting into desktop or after trying to re-arrange my screens (see...
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    How to install proper AMD GPU driver (Arch Linux)

    As someone who has used Debian-based Linux distributions for a long time, I recently wanted to take a look at Arch Linux. But I guess it must be due to my naivety that I couldn't even fully install and set up the proper graphics driver, so I had to revert to cumbersome Windows. Frankly, I...
  3. Ant-Eye-Matter

    Grub Hates Me.

    I've been installing as many distros as I can on an old laptop of mine. After about three operating systems, Grub starts imploding. I've topped out at 4. Is there an alternative to Grub that I can use to fix this?
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    "Unable to create PID file" - Facing problems to Install a distro Linux to Hard Drive.

    Now that I am finally able to run the distro on my machine, I simply cannot install it on its hard drive. First I could create some partitions to install Fedora but it crashed and a alert message is shown on screen: "Anaconda is unable to create /var/run/ because the file already...
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    backup iso

    Hello Do you know any tool (command line) to create an .iso of your system like this and then be installable? with your users, configuration files... everything In summary, to be able to make backups and in case of loss of data or configurations, install the latest version from an .iso file.
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    The creation of swap space in partition #3 of SCSI3 (0,0,0) (sda) failed

    Hi, I wanted to download linux mint on my old laptop. When i was on install page, I created 3 partitions: - "/" root partition with 27 gb assigned - "/home" home partition with 30 gb assigned - swap area with 5913 mb assigned Then I clicked Install now. I was redirected to the region selection...
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    Switching to a Linux Distro (Probably Kali or Ubuntu, haven't decided yet) from Windows 10 (No Dual Boot)

    I would like to completely switch to a Linux Distro (Either Kali or Ubuntu, still deciding) from my Windows 10 Laptop. I know you can do Dual Boot that lets you switch from Linux to Windows and Windows to Linux whenever you want, but I want to make the full switch. Do I just go to the website...
  8. Confused_nerd

    Difference between live boot and install?

    Previous thread Okay, so I tried mint by live booting it (6gb RAM, 500 gb hdd). The booting takes some time(about 50-60 seconds), but for me even the old windows took that much time, so that's no problem. Now, my printer, WiFi reciever and internet all seem to work well. I'm in love with it...
  9. Confused_nerd

    Minimum requirements for live boot, installation(Mint)

    Okay so I wanted to try to use Linux mint as my first distro and would like to live boot it from a usb to try it out. I have a old generation pc with Intel Pentium dual core processor, 3.00 GHz,and sadly only 2GB RAM. Question 1. Will this be enough for using linux mint from usb or if later I...
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    Debian fails to boot fresh install Nvidea GPU

    Howsit. I did a fresh install of Debian 2 days ago in duel boot with Windows on a new PC. The problem is that when I boot to debian, I get a black screen with a blinking cursor The system is an AMD Ryzen9 with Nvidea RTX2060 Steps I've taken include: 1) Attempting to install the appropriate...
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    Debain based distros don't show up as boot options

    So recently I've tried switching from Manjaro to Parrot OS. I have an ssd and a hard disk, I have windows 10 installed on the ssd and linux on the hard disk. I've tried both auto and manual partitioning, installing without the windows ssd plugged in and using legacy+uefi instead of just uefi but...
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    LINUXMINT installation problems on hyper-v

    I'm running into a number of problems with linuxmint when installed on a windows 10 machine pro (2004) with hyper-v 1) I am unable to copy and paste between the VM box Windows 10 I have enhanced mode enabled 2) I have no sound 3) When I start up the VM it also says: check your video drivers...
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    Debian 10 "buster" 10.6 doesnt boot after the grub

    Hello, i am new on the forum (but know some informatic already) and i have a the problem that i cant boot on to my debian 10 "buster" 10.6, after i install it, i have a dual boot w10 and the debian on separated drives, and i couldn't get it to work the w10 and the debian on the grub, them i try...
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    /dev/root does ot exist (fail instalation of linux fedora server)

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the Linux OS. I want to make a server at home from an old pc with a dual core cpu and 5gigs of ddr2 am and etc... I've been searching all day through the net fo a rsolution and found nothing. I'm trying the instalation from a booting USB. Tried the usb on a different pc...