Article Number: 000132047
The following article deals with resolving a problem installing Ubuntu or Kubuntu on a Dell PC. Linux has trouble installing on an NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) SSD (Solid-State Drive).
This article resolves a failure to install the Ubuntu 16.04 and Kubuntu 17.10 operating systems (OS) on an NVMe PCIe SSD.
Boot to the system BIOS
On most Dell PCs, you can rapidly tap on the F2 key at the Dell Splash Screen to boot directly to the BIOS. Always follow the onscreen instructions.
Go to the SATA Operations category and change from AHCI to RAID
Save the changes and the system will reboot
With the Install media connected, boot to the install media to start the OS install
On most Dell PCs, you can rapidly tap on the F12 key at the Dell Splash Screen to boot to an on-screen boot menu. Use the cursor keys to navigate to the correct option for your media type and hit Enter.
Follow the usual install steps from this point.
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