[SOLVED] Cant install Mint

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[SOLVED] Cant install Mint

Post by Crystalmint » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:42 am

Hello Mint Users, ive tried to create a USB which does work on other devices, i cant get to make it work on mine. All i get when i try to boot Mint either normally or in compatibility mode is a screen full with glitched characters and numbers. Any help is aopreciated..

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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by Pierre » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:47 am

have you actually managed to get the LinuxMint environment,
working on that usb stick on other machines,
or just the usb stick itself on those other machines?

and what is the Make & Model of your machine? and is it currently using the windows-10 system?
finally - - do you know what the graphics card is ?
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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by Crystalmint » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:51 am

Pierre wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:47 am
have you actually managed to get the LinuxMint environment,
working on that usb stick on other machines,
or just the usb stick itself on those other machines?

and what is the Make & Model of your machine? and is it currently using the windows-10 system?
finally - - do you know what the graphics card is ?

So that USB Stick works on my laptop but not on my main PC which is a self built PC with a x99a Raider Mainboard, a GTX 970 4gb Graphics Card, an Intel i7-6800k CPU and 16gbs Ram. Its an UEFI Boot and yes it does have Windows10 on it but i have it on a SSD but i have also 4 other 2tb HDDs and ive disabled Fast Startup both in the UEFI and in Windows10 itself. Ive also tried to burn the image onto the USB with various programs but nothing helped on my main PC.
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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by AZgl1500 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:54 am

Crystalmint wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:51 am
Ive also tried to burn the image onto the USB with various programs but nothing helped on my main PC.

did you try TuxBoot?

that works for me and I had trouble with other methods.

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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by Crystalmint » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:31 am

I tried just now but it hangs at 33% and says "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel.", the file where it hangs seems to be utils win32 syslinux.exe. Ive also downloaded the ISO file from multiple sources and verified the SHA256 sum on all of them and they match perfectly.

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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by MrEen » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:40 am

I think this is what you need. Go to https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_cinnamon.php and scroll down to Solving freezes during the boot sequence

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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by Crystalmint » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:55 am

MrEen wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:40 am
I think this is what you need. Go to https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_cinnamon.php and scroll down to Solving freezes during the boot sequence
Thank you so much!

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Re: [SOLVED] Cant install Mint

Post by MrEen » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:58 am

You're quite welcome. Hope it helps.

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Re: Cant install Mint

Post by Arch_Enemy » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:38 am

Crystalmint wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:55 am
MrEen wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:40 am
I think this is what you need. Go to https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_cinnamon.php and scroll down to Solving freezes during the boot sequence
Thank you so much!
Are you the same guy in the other thread? Or are you a new user?
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One thing I would suggest, create a partition a ~28G partition as /. Partition the rest as /Home.
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