system-installation

Error when I log in to desktop

Error when I log in to desktop I think it is something with snaps but I am not sure. How do I know what is the problem? Asked By: jifitailu || Source Press Report problem and follow instructions … It might not tell you the exact error/problem, but developers at least will be notified so …

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Can't install Kubuntu 24.04 or Lubuntu 24.04 in encrypted partition

Can't install Kubuntu 24.04 or Lubuntu 24.04 in encrypted partition I tried installing these several times, but the same error keeps occurring every time. During installation, I selected manual partitioning, created an ext4 partition, checked the encrypt box, entered a passphrase, selected / as mount point, and proceeded with the installation. But after reboot when …

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Ubuntu 23.10 – I can't run the Ubuntu installer on my PC

Ubuntu 23.10 – I can't run the Ubuntu installer on my PC I have a modern PC with the latest components on the market. My motherboard is a MSI MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI. When I try to install Ubuntu, I get the error shown in the image. How can I fix it? My PC has …

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Live usb does not recognize SSD: should I use AHCI/NVMe?

Live usb does not recognize SSD: should I use AHCI/NVMe? I just received a new Dell Latitude E5440 running Windows 11. I’m trying to install Ubuntu but since I’m doing this once every ten years I got a new problem every decade. My problem is Ubuntu, on live USB does not recognize the SDD of …

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Why does VPS with stock Debian contain cdrom device?

Why does VPS with stock Debian contain cdrom device? I recently set up a debian 12 VPS with a new hosting company. It has: /media/cdrom -> cdrom0/ /media/cdrom0/ And in /etc/fstab: /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0 0 Debian VPSs in my old hosting company do not have that. The new hosting company is well-known and …

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How to install gcc-5.5 in ubuntu? how can I switch gcc version arbitrarily in ubuntu?

How to install gcc-5.5 in ubuntu? how can I switch gcc version arbitrarily in ubuntu? Sorry, gays. I forgot to tell you the purpose of installing the old version of gcc, because I need to use the sofeware gpgpu-sim( https://github.com/gpgpu-sim/gpgpu-sim_distribution) to simulate the GPU, and may need it to implement some of the contents of …

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Help with Ubuntu installation – getting the "System program problem detected" error

Help with Ubuntu installation – getting the "System program problem detected" error I failed during an attempt to reinstall Ubuntu 23.10 Desktop (which was installed on my Acer Aspire laptop alongside Windows 11). I had problems with the reinstallation, so I decided to delete the Ubuntu partition, add the created free space to the Windows …

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How to select GA (non-HWE) kernel during Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS installation?

How to select GA (non-HWE) kernel during Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS installation? I’m installing Ubuntu Desktop on many computers for my friends and family. I prefer super stability and no kernel upgrades during 22.04 LTS lifecycle. How can I select original kernel GA 5.15 during Desktop instalation? (not the current rolling HWE one that is …

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How to check "Help improve Ubuntu" option state on Ubuntu 22.04

How to check "Help improve Ubuntu" option state on Ubuntu 22.04 I totally forgot what was selected on started "Help improve Ubuntu" screen (Yes, send system info to Canonical / No, don’t send system info). How can I check state of that option? May be it stored in some setting file, that can viewed by …

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Disable MOK password prompt, load GRUB immediately

Disable MOK password prompt, load GRUB immediately I have a fresh install of Debian 12, but every time I boot it prompts me for a MOK password (just the password, no other options). I know what the password should be, but entering it says it doesn’t match. However, if I enter something invalid 3 times …

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Creating new installation for testnig hardware

Creating new installation for testnig hardware My desktop is really running slow. I am going to run a test to find out if my hardware is the problem, or if there’s just too much ‘stuff’ running on my existing LTS 22.xx.xx SSD system disk. I bought a new SSD drive, and I’m going to install …

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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server without booting into the installer?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server without booting into the installer? I have a home server that I plan to boot off a USB drive (NOT a live USB, but rather a permanent install to the USB drive). The usual procedure for creating a USB drive with a permanent install on it is this: …

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What is "curtin command in-target" and why does it take so long to run?

What is "curtin command in-target" and why does it take so long to run? I frequently install Ubuntu on VMs running under Proxmox or VMware. Every time the installer gets to curtin command in-target and stays there for at least half an hour, sometimes much longer. The Ubuntu installer at this point gives an option …

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Strange boot issue installing KUbuntu

Strange boot issue installing KUbuntu So, I’ve installed Linux many times in the past, generally from a liveUSB, as I’m using now. It’s a 32 GB SamData SD101, on USB 2.0. (Probably excessive for an installer, but it’s what I had on hand and it was empty.) I am currently running Linux Mint 20.4, and …

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