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  1. 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?
  2. sudoMatty

    Installing Programs to a Different Disk

    Hello everyone. I've dipped my toes in Linux occasionally for the past few years, though I've been a Windows power-user for the vast majority of my time working with computers. I'm heavily considering switching to Linux as my daily driver, though I want to get an idea of how to do the things I...
  3. F

    Can't install Linux

    Hi guys! I'm asking here out of desperation, I've been trying to install (Dual boot) Linux for a while now but nothing worked so far. So I downloaded Kali Linux from the official website and flashed it with Etcher as recommended on the website (aslo tried Rufus but none worked). Then I booted...
  4. M

    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...
  5. R

    Wasn’t sure where to post this

    Hi, I am running windows 10, and Ubuntu 20.04 from USB. I wanted to find out if there was a way to install windows programs to the windows directory
  6. J

    Installing Linux off usb. Booted with no display. I'm desperate.

    I'm currently using an Acer laptop(Aspire V , Intel i7 6700HQ 2.6ghz , Gtx960M , 16gb ram) which is a pain in the arse. I have been wanting to switch to linux for a while but I can't install it in the mentioned laptop. I went ahead and flashed the Pop os iso to my usb(64 usb sandisk). I tried...
  7. P

    Noob question about Installing Linux

    When you choose to completely format the disk to install only Linux, does the installation delete also the drivers of the hardware? Recently I installed Linux Mint in an HP and after the installation it says that the battery is not HP anymore.
  8. M

    Ubuntu 20.04: problems with dpkg when installing new applications

    I have problems with dpkg when installing new applications When I run sudo apt full-upgrade I get the following error message: dpkg-deb: Fehler: »einfügen«-Unterprozess wurde durch Signal (Datenübergabe unterbrochen (broken pipe )) getötet Fehler traten auf beim Bearbeiten von...
  9. J

    Need help getting WiFi set up

    I've successfully installed Mint 20.2 Cinnamon on an old Dell OptiPlex 780, and I'm trying to get a WiFi plug-in working since it doesn't have an integrated antenna. Now, on some of my machines (running various Windows OSes), it was plug and play while others I've had to manually install the...
  10. T

    Frustrated with Virtualbox Error (rc-1908)

    I've been trying to solve this problem for days now. When I try to launch my Virtual Machine in Virtualbox 6.0 I get an error message: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine llllele. The virtual machine 'llllele' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1)...
  11. S

    ""solved"" Can’t install Linux Ubuntu

    Hello I installed Linux Ubuntu next to Linux Manjaro but when I trying to login in Linux Ubuntu I have message: error: no such device: 9d6b3069-5424-40c1-b37d-e8bfe055bde9. error: file "/boot/vmlinuz-5.8.0-53-generic " error not found: you need to load the kernel first. Press any key to...
  12. P

    Black screen after start menu

    I bought new laptop with these general specs: ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 UEFI: LENOVO v: R1AET34W (1.10 ) date: 12/19/2020 Quad Core model: AMD Ryzen 3 4300U with Radeon Graphics R2 AMD Renoir vendor: Lenovo driver other stuff but after 2 weeks downloading dozens of Linux OS and trying half a dozen...
  13. M

    Install Linux on a laptop without a screen

    Hello, I am trying to install lubuntu on my old Sony Vaio laptop that had the screen removed and I was using it with an external monitor. But, I can't get any output during the installation or access the bios. I tried to do a blind install(step by step with a VM install) but it doesn't appear to...
  14. R

    How do you install Linux on a DVD player?

    I have an old Panasonic DMR-XW300 DVD player and wanted to know how to install Linux on it and what Linux is best. And if it helps I have a hitachi deskstar in it with no adaptor to plug it into anything. Thanks!
  15. L

    Help installing Linux on an old ASUS E200H (possible/reliable?)

    Hi, I have an old ASUS E200H which originally came with Windows 10. It worked for about a year and then it could not be updated due to limited disk space (32Gb). I tried to put Linux Mint on it (I think version 18), but it did not operate correctly and had serious issues. However I'm not sure...
  16. E

    Dual Boot Ubuntu alongside windows on acer nitro 5 AN515-52 (SSD is not recognized)

    Hello, This is Eric. I want to dual boot ubuntu and windows on my laptop, but I'm facing problems in doing so. I have acer nitro 5 (AN515-52) i5-8300H CPU @ 2.30GHz, with 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD Windows is installed in SSD I have created one 100 GB partition in SSD but when I try...
  17. C

    Help with Virtualenv

    Hello, sorry I am new to linux. The issue I am running into is with installing virtualenv. I am using windows (ubuntu) for reference. First I tried this which does not work for windows or the version I have (im not sure) $ virtualenv venvCommand 'virtualenv' not found, but can be installed...
  18. L

    Garmin GPS is not compatible with linux is there a loop?

    I haven't updated my GPS for awhile. I went to their website they only have for mac or windows. Is there a loop?
  19. B

    Need help install linux on iMac 2020!

    Hi guys, I tried to install any linux distribution on my new Mac 2020 27” but I always got uefi problems. I tried to install Manjaro, the installation freeze at 92%(installing bootloader), I tried to install ubuntu, they say “couldn't get uefi db list”, and even after I added “nomodeset noefi”...
  20. M

    SOLVED (not really): Solution to gentoo wiping progress after reboot

    Problem Hi everyone! I recently went through the complete gentoo setup process and got to the part where I reboot, after having spent about 3 days on this! All Progress Wiped I rebooted with the disc inside because both video tutorials I was watching made no mention it should be removed, and...
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