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Problem solving

if Calamares crashes – use GParted

use the magical button to show your harddisk

use gparted to overcome partitioning issues

use wipefs to erase all partitions

use sgdisk to erase all partitons

Stopping and starting Calamares

stopping and starting Calamares on arcolinuxb

stopping and starting Calamares on arcolinuxd

Debugging to help Calamares

use Calamares in debugging mode starting from the menu

starting Calamares in debug mode starting from the terminal

starting Calamares in debugging mode and making a log file

there is always a hidden logfile in /root/.cache/calamares

help Calamares – send them your hardware specs with probe

Help the Calamares team – send them a logfile

sending a logfile to pastebin.com without a browser

sending a log file to pastebin.com with the hidden browsers

All about partitioning MBR

mbr the easy way to partition

mbr with root and no swap

mbr with root and swap

mbr with root and home

mbr with root, home and swap

mbr and swap to file

mbr two harddisks one for root and one for home

All about partitioning EFI

efi installation with all possible options

efi installation with root, home and swap

Encrypting your Operating System

automatic encrypted installation for mbr without swap

automatic encrypted installation for mbr and swap to file

automatic encrypted installation for mbr and swap (no hibernate)

automatic encrypted installation for efi without swap

manual encrypted installation for efi, root and no swap

Installing more Operating Systems on 1 harddisk

installing 4 operating systems on 1 harddisk

4 operating systems on 1 harddisk – replacing one partition with another OS

Windows related

first install Windows and then Linux

changing the default boot – dual boot windows and then linux

first install Windows and then Linux and then replace linux again

Install Windows on one harddisk and install Linux on the other

playlist on youtube Windows and Linux

Calamares related info

 information about Calamares

 

All about BTRFS

How to tell Calamares to use BTRFS by default

Manual installation to have BTRFS

 

PRoblem solving

 

did calamares crash?

FIRST THING YOU do
ERASE EVERYTHING WITH
GPARTED
RESTART CALAMARES 

use the magical button to set MBR/GPT
or show the harddisk again

Using gparted to overcoming
partitioning issues

use wipefs to erase all partitions
and all formatting

use sgdisk to erase all partitons
and all formatting

 

stopping and starting calamares

 

stopping and starting calamares
on ArcoLinuxb

stopping and starting calamares
on arcolinuxd

Extra tip : if calamares hangs
use super + Esc

 

debugging to help calamares

 

starting calamares in debug mode
starting from the terminal

starting calamares in debugging mode
and make log file

Extra tip : how to post something
to pastebin.com

there is always a hidden logfile in
/root/.cache/calamares

Help the Calamares team
use probe to give info

 

Helping the calamares team – send a log file

 

sending a logfile to pastebin.com
without a browser

Extra tip : how does pacman work
where are its files

sending a log file to pastebin.com
with the hidden browsers

 

All about partitioning
MBR

 

mbr the easy way to partition

mbr with root partition and no swap

mbr with root partition and swap

 mbr with root and home

mbr with root, home and swap partition

mbr two harddisks one for root
and one for home

Use mbr and swap to file

 

partitioning

efi systems

 

efi installation with all possible options
root
root and home
root, home and swap

efi installation
with root, home and swap

 

partitioning with

EFI encryption

 

AUTOMATIC encryption FOR MBR
root and no swap

Automatic encrypted installation for EFI without swap

encryption manual setup with EFI , root and no swap

encrypted automatic setup with mbr, root and swap to file

encrypted automatic setup with mbr and swap (no hibernate)

 

More than

one Operating System

 

installing 4 operating systems
on 1 harddisk

4 operating systems
on 1 harddisk
replacing one partition
with another OS

 

WINDOWS
RELATED

 

first install Windows
and then Linux

first install Windows
and then Linux
and then replace linux again

Install Windows on one harddisk
Install Linux on another harddisk

changing the default boot
dual boot windows and then linux

This is what you get

This is what you want

PLaylist on Youtube
Windows and Linux

 

information about Calamares

 

how does calamares work
non technical

Talk from Adriaan de groot
developer of Calamares
overview of the system installer

how does calamares start
automatically

Extra tip : where do you autostart
applications in XFCE

 

BTRFS
RELATED

 

How to tell Calamares to use BTRFS by default

DO a manual installation to have btrfs formatting