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    Question Path to locate errors Logs?

    Hello,

    Installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I got an error, where the logs are stored?

    Thanks
    Camelia

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    Re: Path to locate errors Logs?

    For errors that happened during package installation or later there should be log files on the installed system in /var/log/installer. If the error happened earlier in the installation process - during partitioning for example - I don't think the installer has anywhere it can write to to leave a log ...

    Holger

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    Red face Re: Path to locate errors Logs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Holger_Gehrke View Post
    For errors that happened during package installation or later there should be log files on the installed system in /var/log/installer. If the error happened earlier in the installation process - during partitioning for example - I don't think the installer has anywhere it can write to to leave a log ...

    Holger
    Thank you @Holger_Gehrke

    Camelia

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    Re: Path to locate errors Logs?

    Errors (or other logs) can also be stored on the live usb. I may have to look up the details, but I think that was new in 20.04.

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    Question Re: Path to locate errors Logs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Impavidus View Post
    Errors (or other logs) can also be stored on the live usb. I may have to look up the details, but I think that was new in 20.04.
    I do not have a live USB! I have installed Ubuntu from an CD that I create from an ISO

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    Camelia

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