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Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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Hello,

I have la HP Pavillion, with Windows 8.1 and had an older version on linux with dual boot.
I formated the existing partition and continued to install.
I'm installing from a usb 3.0 and installer crashes after download is completed and installation starts. Please see screenshot

"ubiquity.install_misc.InstallStepError: AptSetup failed with code 1"
"wlo1: Failed to initiate sched scan"

"We're sorry; the installer crashed. After you close this window, we'll allow you to file a bug report using the integrated bug reporting tool. This will gather information about your system and your installation process. The details will be sent to our bug tracker and a developer will attend to the problem as soon as possible."

I tried with LinuxMint 18, the same result.
What can i do from this point on?

Thank you
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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viewtopic.php?f=46&t=176263
This thread is unable to resolve the issue, maybe the lines that needs to be modified in Linux Mint 18.1 are different.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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Install without internet connection.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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administrollaattori wrote:Install without internet connection.
Tried it, without internet connection, the same result.

You can find attached extra screenshots during install and after error.
First picture is before error ant other two immediately after error and after fiew secconds.

What are the next steps to resolve this install issue?
Thank you
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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It would not hurt to disable the installation program's slideshow. That has been a problem historically - although I have not seen it recently.
Before opening the installation program, run this command:

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sudo apt-get remove ubiquity-slideshow-mint
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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austin.texas wrote:It would not hurt to disable the installation program's slideshow. That has been a problem historically - although I have not seen it recently.
Before opening the installation program, run this command:

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sudo apt-get remove ubiquity-slideshow-mint
Tried it.
Same situation. The message is:
mint wpa_supplicant[3108]: wlo1: failed to initiate sched scan
One question though, i want to know if i do this right.
When sellecting partition: after i format the partition that i want Linux installed, before pressing the install button, I SELECT THAT PARTITION to install to.
I was wondering si i need to select the base of the hdd, in the top screen.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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In the installation program, for the root partition, all you have to do is double-click on the partition you want to install to, select Mount as: /
You have done that, in your screenshot, so you are ready to proceed.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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Thank you for confirmation.

And how do i resolve this in order to be able to finish installing Linux Mint 18.1?
mint wpa_supplicant[3108]: wlo1: failed to initiate sched scan
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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valentin wrote:Thank you for confirmation.

And how do i resolve this in order to be able to finish installing Linux Mint 18.1?
mint wpa_supplicant[3108]: wlo1: failed to initiate sched scan
You have internet-connection on

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nmcli device status
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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Have you verified the sha256sum of the downloaded Mint .iso?
viewtopic.php?f=42&t=225855

How was your live Mint USB created?
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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@ valentin

Please refer to this link ....... viewtopic.php?f=46&t=245878

Ensure that the "Device for boot loader installation" is the fat32/104MB or ESP(= EFI System Partition) partition.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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You have internet-connection on
Yes, i had internet connection on and tried also without internet connection. Same result
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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austin.texas wrote:Have you verified the sha256sum of the downloaded Mint .iso?
viewtopic.php?f=42&t=225855
yes i have and is ok
linuxmint-18.1-cinnamon-64bit.iso
https://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/linuxmint ... 256sum.txt
How was your live Mint USB created?
Live USD with Mint was created with "multibootusb".
I booted successfully and the live usb is functional.
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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michael louwe wrote:@ valentin
Please refer to this link ....... viewtopic.php?f=46&t=245878
Ensure that the "Device for boot loader installation" is the fat32/104MB or ESP(= EFI System Partition) partition.
The boot loarder is fat32/EFI System Partition, see screenshot attatched.
I format and install Mint on F: partition in Disk 1, from a USB drive that appears as "Disk 2"
USB live Mint is created with "multibootusb"

Thank you for your replyes

I am still unable to solve this situation and my only option is to format my HDD, after i backup all data. Proceed installing Windowns and then Mint.
I lack the hardware at the moment to backup my data.
I hope there is a sollution to avoid this step :)
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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This is a pesky error. Did a search on it and seems like a few people succeeded by creating USB stick with a different program. For whatever reason, sometimes different live USB creation tools just don't work right in some situations. Since you have Windows, I'd suggest you re-create the live USB using Rufus -- it has been a very reliable tool for creating UEFI bootable USBs. (Choose option to make a UEFI bootable USB.)
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Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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if you have the Technical Ability - - pull the existing HDD from your machine,
& replace it with a New HDD & install the LinuxMint onto that HDD,
- whilst keeping the Old HDD for any repair / warranty requirements.
those HDDs are fairly cheap, these days. 8)

do try using Rufus - to create your replacement, LinuxMint installer.
http://rufus.akeo.ie/
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[SOLVED] Re: Unable to install Linux Mint 18.1

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gold_finger wrote:This is a pesky error. Did a search on it and seems like a few people succeeded by creating USB stick with a different program. For whatever reason, sometimes different live USB creation tools just don't work right in some situations. Since you have Windows, I'd suggest you re-create the live USB using Rufus -- it has been a very reliable tool for creating UEFI bootable USBs. (Choose option to make a UEFI bootable USB.)
Thank you for your advice.
I solved the situation after using Rufus and also found the issue with Rufus's help: Rufus disables bootable usb option when selecting exFat partition.
I had exFat partition on my bootable usb and this was the issue.
In conclusion, use NTFS or FAT32 for your bootable USB and LinuxMint will install perfectly.

Thank you

P.S. By the way, Rufus took literally 30 seconds to finish a bootable usb stick with Linux Mint 18.1, with a stick with 100MB/s writing speed :)
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