Sorry to come off like a n00b here, but I can’t seem to install PureOS on this old laptop.
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This HP Pavilion dv7-2185dx Entertainment Notebook PC is running with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS right now. I tried to run the USB type PureOS installer on it and what happens is I get past the initial tertiary option list, test/install, test/install (failsafe), and advanced options. I pick the first option but have tried all 3 choices and all lead to the same results. What happens next is I get asked for a Username and then a Password, which I haven’t guessed right yet. It’s none of the users in the Ubuntu OS on it now. That’s where I am stuck.
My installer image is
pureos-8.0-gnome-live_20190830-amd64.hybrid.iso and I have tried it both by making the “Start-up Disc” with Ubuntu’s built-in program, then with the Etcher software.
I don’t seem to have any way to start following this set of instructions at Step 1: