Could that be the difference since you are using Win32 Disk Imager? This is a very important step. Select Installation Type for Linux Mint 18 9. Step 7: Follow the trivial instructions Technically, you have crossed the main hurdle if you reached this point successfully. Usually you press F2 or Delete or some other keys just after you pressed the power button of your computer. It will then do some checks on available space, battery and Internet connection.
This saves time and the potential for a failed install. It needs some kind of instructions. It'll look different for you. . Absolute beginners often find it complicated but this is the best way to use Linux and Windows together in one system.
Then go to the down right corner and click on the icon of the Update Manager. Another screen was removed from the installer. Choose your keyboard layout by selecting the language of the keyboard from the left pane and then the keyboard type from the right pane. This option can cause a lot of trouble for people with little Linux experience. The benefits for doing so it that the system updates as it installs. With Secure Boot off, run your live disk and see if the boot issue has vanished. Try the Linux Mint option to make sure it works and then try the Windows option to make sure it works.
After all the partitions are created hit the Install Now button to begin the installation process and confirm the hard disk changes by hitting the Continue button from the pop-up warning. Another guide is on its way showing how to fix this issue. Some however are perfectly fine with it. Will this variant work at all? Go through initial setup steps, i. Here, you install Linux on a system that already has Windows.
The first thing to check is the drop down list at the bottom of the screen. You will be pleased to know that the scary bit is now out of the way. To start using your new system you must now restart your computer. Now, Enter your machine name, Username, and Password. With that, those distributions have no problems dealing with Secure Boot. With this, you can store your programs and files on the stick. You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice.
Backup Your Computer This is the most important step during the whole procedure. This will save you money should you accidentally kill Windows and lose your recovery partition. So all the software that is available on Ubuntu 18. In other words: the installer assumes automatically by default that you don't want to wipe Windows and that you want a dual boot computer. Which partition shall I choose to install the boot loader? If you want to install in Uefi mode, yes.
Just select your hard drive and click on New Partition Table… Now click on Continue. I am not discouraging you. You can safely shrink the Windows partition leaving enough space for both Windows 10 and Linux Mint. It's important to simplify your hardware: temporarily unplug all peripherals from your computer, except for display, mouse, keyboard and printer. As you add distros keep going that way; let Win have it's efi way and switch to legacy where the linux installs can use the biosgrub at the root of the drive for their respective grub installs. This is usually slow and your changes done to the Linux system are normally not saved. Leave the size as the number displayed i.
Here are the steps for the correct installation of Mint 18. None of the distros I played with recognized the existence of Windows 10. Before installing the distribution on your machine, you can always try out the whole Linux experience. Select the free space and hit on the + icon from below. The following screen will bring you to select the installation type where you have to be very careful as changes made here are irreversible. The create partition screen shows the amount of free space in megabytes.
Another guide is on its way showing how to fix this issue. You will find Linux Mint platform to be very robust, fast, flexible, enjoyable, easy to use, with a ton of software required for a normal user already installed and very stable. How will you deal with purchasing new hardware should manufacturers start removing the ability to disable Secure Boot? For long and complicated questions prefer the other forums within the support section. Assign the remaining unallocated space for swap. Hope this is of some relevance; what system s are you using? Your computer should restart and once it starts you should be booted into your newly installed Linux Mint 19 operating system.
There is two version of Linux Mint Mate Available for 32-bit Machine and for 64-bit Machine. Before that let me recap you a few things about installing Linux Mint. I am going to install Xubuntu 18. You will also see that I have highlighted a section of free space. Finally you needed realistically a lot more than 9.