I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

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I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by majed966 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:32 pm

hi i tried to install linux mint livecd on my laptop
asus ROG but i couldn't
please help to install it : (

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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by karlchen » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:02 pm

Hello, majed966.

Thank you for your detailled problem report. My concise advice will be: Follow the steps in the Official Linux Mint 18 User Guide, chapter "Installation of Linux Mint", p.8 ff.

Good luck,
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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by jimallyn » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:12 am

majed966, you've given us nothing to go on. "I tried to install but couldn't." What does that mean? You couldn't get the computer to boot from the DVD? It booted, but clicking the install icon did nothing? It got half way through the install then died? The power was out so you couldn't even turn on the computer? You're going to have to give us some details if you want us to help you.
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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by Jim Hauser » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:09 pm

majed966 wrote:hi i tried to install linux mint livecd on my laptop
asus ROG but i couldn't
please help to install it : (
Hi majed966! You did not give enough information yet. How are you trying to install Linux Mint? If you can boot a live system can you post the results of

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in the terminal? Can you describe in detail how you tried to install?

I can understand your frustration but if you can be more specific you can get really excellent help. The experts on here have helped me out quite a bit in the past four years. They can not read minds as far as I know but with the proper information they can help you solve just about any problem as long as you don't give up.

Best of luck to you!

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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by majed966 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:03 pm

hi
i installed linux mint on my pc desktop fine ..and work gread with windows 10

but on my laptop Asus ORG i couldn't
i used livecd same i did with my pc
i put my livecd :
see this pic :

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i tried all option
when try to log in to linux mint desktop it takes long long time nothing happend my laptop freez
see this pic :

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sorry for my bad english lang ^_^
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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by karlchen » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:41 pm

Hello, majed966.

In the first screenshot, press "e" like "edit".
You will see the commandlines behind the boot menu item.
Locate the line with the words "quiet splash" in it.
Remove the two words and press <F10> to boot.
The Mint splash screen will not be displayed.
Instead you will see all the startup messages rush up the screen till the boot hangs.
The last messages to be read on the screen may give a hint what is wrong.
We need these messages, please.

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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by NickByford » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:26 pm

I wish I could help, having just installed Mint Cinnamon on my Asus X70IO laptop. They're a bit of a bugger, I know. However, without more info, it's near impossible to know what's happening.

I wish you the best of luck.
Asus X70IO 32 bit Dual core T6600, 4Gb, running Linux Mint 18.2 upgraded from Vista Premium (Yuck!)

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Re: I cannot install Linux Mint on my laptop : (

Post by prestonR » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:13 am

If your Asus Rog has Nvidia graphics you can combine karlchen's tip for more information with a common fix for Nvidia cards :

- When the first screen shot comes up press 'E' for 'edit'
- At the end of the line beginning with 'linux', find 'quiet splash' and move your cursor there
- remove 'quiet splash' and enter 'nouveau.modeset=0' at the same place
- Press F10 to boot into the Live Session.

As karlchen said there will be a lot of running messages but there's a good chance it will actually boot to a desktop.

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