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Emperor added projects to T7750: Keboard and language severe problems when installing Solus and even after that because of Cyrillic alphabet: Software, Installation.
Sun, Mar 24, 9:16 PM · Installation, Software, Lacks Project

Fri, Mar 22

danyfox14 updated the task description for T7736: error extraction in package installation.
Fri, Mar 22, 8:11 PM · Installation
danyfox14 created T7736: error extraction in package installation.
Fri, Mar 22, 8:08 PM · Installation

Mon, Mar 11

JoshStrobl merged T7679: Cannot uncheck "Find my Location" box in Solus installer after hitting next, must exit installer. into T4033: can't go back and change setting in installer .
Mon, Mar 11, 7:04 PM · Installation

Sat, Mar 2

DataDrake triaged T7612: installer - disk configuration bug as Low priority.
Sat, Mar 2, 3:25 AM · Installation

Fri, Mar 1

JoshStrobl closed T5988: Unable to install from USB as Resolved.

Closing due to lack of response.

Fri, Mar 1, 9:11 PM · Installation

Feb 17 2019

sborer edited projects for T7612: installer - disk configuration bug, added: Installation; removed Lacks Project.
Feb 17 2019, 12:38 PM · Installation

Feb 8 2019

freelanco added a comment to T2683: 32bit efi for install ISO.
Feb 8 2019, 7:49 PM · Installation

Jan 7 2019

Girtablulu merged task T7465: Terminal issue (CTRL+F2) into T4275: TTY with wrong keyboard layout.
Jan 7 2019, 4:30 PM · Installation
kyrios123 added a comment to T7465: Terminal issue (CTRL+F2).

TL;DR : sudo localectl --no-convert set-keymap de-latin1

Jan 7 2019, 4:03 PM · Installation
sg.office created T7465: Terminal issue (CTRL+F2).
Jan 7 2019, 3:54 PM · Installation

Jan 5 2019

jraleigh added a comment to T7449: Consider Calamares for an installer.

Despite what you may think, I'm honestly just tired of closing tasks for things we don't need.

Jan 5 2019, 4:41 PM · Installation
DataDrake added a comment to T7449: Consider Calamares for an installer.

Despite what you may think, I'm honestly just tired of closing tasks for things we don't need.

Jan 5 2019, 3:53 PM · Installation
jraleigh added a comment to T7449: Consider Calamares for an installer.

@DataDrake No need for spite. At least we now know how things stand. Which is a good thing. Thanks.

Jan 5 2019, 3:50 PM · Installation
DataDrake closed T7449: Consider Calamares for an installer as Spite.

No. We have our own installer for a reason, even if it does have fewer features at the moment.

Jan 5 2019, 3:37 PM · Installation
jraleigh created T7449: Consider Calamares for an installer.
Jan 5 2019, 3:23 PM · Installation

Jan 2 2019

JoshStrobl merged T7437: SolusOS Budgie installation - Swiss French Keyboard into T617: swiss french keyboard during installation.
Jan 2 2019, 11:02 PM · Installation

Dec 25 2018

so-lo added a comment to T1216: LVM Encryption keyboard layout.

Looking at the current installer sources (https://github.com/getsolus/os-installer) it seems that creating /etc/kernel/cmdline.d/50_keymap.conf would be rather trivial since there is already code to create the resume file here: https://github.com/getsolus/os-installer/blob/master/os_installer2/postinstall.py#L708

Dec 25 2018, 9:34 AM · Installation

Dec 24 2018

so-lo added a comment to T1216: LVM Encryption keyboard layout.

Got it. I opened https://github.com/getsolus/help-center-docs/pull/186 to add some hints to the help center docs in the meantime.

Dec 24 2018, 7:46 PM · Installation
JoshStrobl added a comment to T1216: LVM Encryption keyboard layout.

Yes, it's a bug in the installer. It won't be addressed until we rewrite the installer.

Dec 24 2018, 7:22 PM · Installation
so-lo added a comment to T1216: LVM Encryption keyboard layout.

This seems to still be an issue on the 3.9999 release. I configured disk encryption and a German keyboard layout in the installer. After finishing the install and rebooting I got the US layout at the password prompt. Manually modifying /etc/kernel/cmdline.d/50_keymap.conf did the trick. Is this a bug with the installer?

Dec 24 2018, 7:20 PM · Installation

Dec 18 2018

FriesischScott added a comment to T4941: Laptop freezes after clean installation on Dell XPS 15 due to nouveau driver for Nvidia.

I can confirm that blacklisting nouveau fixes this issue.

Dec 18 2018, 1:37 PM · Hardware, Installation

Dec 12 2018

108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.
Dec 12 2018, 7:00 AM · Installation

Dec 11 2018

DataDrake added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

The easiest way is to just install it on a separate USB drive.

Dec 11 2018, 1:13 PM · Installation
108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

To my knowledge, what you are trying to do requires grub for both BIOS and UEFI installs. We only support GRUB for BIOS installs, not UEFI. So yes, if you want UEFI support it will need to be a separate install.

Note: Solus is not intended to support both BIOS and UEFI at the same time. There is no practical reason that a desktop user would need that.

Dec 11 2018, 1:11 PM · Installation
DataDrake added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

To my knowledge, what you are trying to do requires grub for both BIOS and UEFI installs. We only support GRUB for BIOS installs, not UEFI. So yes, if you want UEFI support it will need to be a separate install.

Dec 11 2018, 1:05 PM · Installation
108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

You can boot from grub, just not on UEFI. We use systemd-boot for UEFI.

Dec 11 2018, 12:54 PM · Installation
DataDrake added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

You can boot from grub, just not on UEFI. We use systemd-boot for UEFI.

Dec 11 2018, 12:37 PM · Installation
108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

We aren't a normal distro so expecting a normal install doesn't make any sense. Solus is intended to be installed on a normally partitioned harddrive. It also doesn't use grub for UEFI installs which is likely part of your issue. Sorry, but what you are asking for is not something we support.

Dec 11 2018, 12:30 PM · Installation
DataDrake closed T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB as Wontfix.

We aren't a normal distro so expecting a normal install doesn't make any sense. Solus is intended to be installed on a normally partitioned harddrive. It also doesn't use grub for UEFI installs which is likely part of your issue. Sorry, but what you are asking for is not something we support.

Dec 11 2018, 11:41 AM · Installation
108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

Solus isn't intended to be run as a live system from a USB for everyday use. You can install it to a USB drive that is treated like a normal HDD/SSD. Our live environment is configured significantly differently from other distros which is why you are having so many issues. MultibootUSB installs may be more common in the Linux realm, but they are not as common as you think.

Dec 11 2018, 11:33 AM · Installation
DataDrake added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

Solus isn't intended to be run as a live system from a USB for everyday use. You can install it to a USB drive that is treated like a normal HDD/SSD. Our live environment is configured significantly differently from other distros which is why you are having so many issues. MultibootUSB installs may be more common in the Linux realm, but they are not as common as you think.

Dec 11 2018, 11:25 AM · Installation
108saimon added a comment to T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB.

Solus has a helpcenter entry regarding USBiso

https://getsol.us/articles/installation/preparing-to-install/en/ I suggest using etcher

Dec 11 2018, 10:54 AM · Installation
Girtablulu edited projects for T7309: Can't instal form multiSystem liveUSB, added: Installation; removed Lacks Project.

Solus has a helpcenter entry regarding USBiso

Dec 11 2018, 10:42 AM · Installation

Dec 7 2018

DataDrake added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

We have zero interest in using someone else's installer. Ours is overdue for an overhaul, but I have higher priority projects in my queue.

Dec 7 2018, 3:13 AM · Installation
jon.grossart added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

You can always fix partition errors yourself by moving partitions around (assuming the filesystems contained in them support it). But that's also going to copy everything in the partition around.

Dec 7 2018, 1:37 AM · Installation

Dec 6 2018

crom5 added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

Asus and Lenovo SSD equipped laptops here. Important question: whatever fix arrives, will it require a new Solus installation or not? Thanks...

Dec 6 2018, 2:37 PM · Installation
JoshStrobl triaged T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices as High priority.
Dec 6 2018, 2:45 AM · Installation

Dec 5 2018

DataDrake added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

I was making a note for myself on how to fix it. You don't need to do anything :)

Dec 5 2018, 11:24 AM · Installation
jon.grossart added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

I just checked what happens if you have the installer resize a windows partition, and it does the same behavior. It leaves 32 sectors between the partitions, which causes the alignment to be off.

Dec 5 2018, 7:08 AM · Installation
DataDrake added a comment to T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.

Looks like all we need to do is add:
https://github.com/storaged-project/blivet/blob/a4aaaa0a236f68ec0176e9382898cdaebc701b7f/blivet/devices/partition.py#L658

Dec 5 2018, 3:37 AM · Installation
jon.grossart renamed T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices from Solus Installer does not align partitions to best practices boundaries to Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices.
Dec 5 2018, 2:18 AM · Installation
jon.grossart edited projects for T7285: Solus Installer does not align partitions to 4KiB boundaries for best practices, added: Installation; removed Lacks Project.
Dec 5 2018, 2:18 AM · Installation

Nov 26 2018

abdulocracy added a comment to T1856: swap is not mounted after solus installation.

I am also experiencing this issue on an LVM on LUKS install. Had to manually include in fstab with: /dev/SolusSystem/Swap none swap sw 0 0.

Nov 26 2018, 8:03 PM · Platform Integration, Installation

Nov 17 2018

DataDrake raised the priority of T1856: swap is not mounted after solus installation from Low to High.
Nov 17 2018, 1:41 PM · Platform Integration, Installation
DataDrake merged T1199: SWAP partition on FDE into T1856: swap is not mounted after solus installation.
Nov 17 2018, 1:40 PM · Platform Integration, Installation
Solus_BLN added a comment to T1216: LVM Encryption keyboard layout.

Any updates here?

Nov 17 2018, 9:16 AM · Installation

Nov 9 2018

clauded added a comment to T6444: LVM Encryption Install broken in Plasma ISO.

Not sure if it's the same problem but here's what I have tested:

Nov 9 2018, 1:58 AM · Plasma, Installation

Nov 8 2018

sunnyflunk added a comment to T6444: LVM Encryption Install broken in Plasma ISO.

Is this still an issue with the latest ISO? I have successfully installed EFI full encryption via qemu with it.

Nov 8 2018, 1:29 AM · Plasma, Installation

Nov 6 2018

franklinovitch added a comment to T4297: Keyboard layout after installation is not correctly set on login screen.

But then I didn't found the "Login Screen" button mentioned by franklinovitch.

Nov 6 2018, 10:29 PM · Installation