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How to install Euphony?
We offer a Euphony System image which can be downloaded and written to a USB flash drive. To make this easy for you we provided a small program to simplify the process. Follow the procedure:
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Do I need a separate blank HDD/SSD on which to install Euphony OS?
Yes, you must have a dedicated HDD/SSD to install Euphony. It cannot include any other software/partitions. Euphony is first installed on a USB by writing a complete Euphony disk image to it. Later, when installing on chosen internal disk from the Euphony application, this disk will be automatically formatted and partitioned (4 partitions) before restoring Euphony operating system file structure t...
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How to update Euphony & Revert feature
If you fully registered Euphony and used Install option to install Euphony on another drive for permanent usage, then you will automatically be able to receive updates.  If you are still running Euphony from the USB stick that you created from the Euphony image, then you must first do the 'Complete Installation' action (you can do that even in TRIAL mode).  Euphony checks for updates after every r...
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Having multiple Euphony installations?
If you are planning to have multiple Euphony installations active at the same time on your local network, you should know that with default installation you will have hostname conflict since all Euphony machines will have the same default hostname: 'euphony'. You need to change the default hostname: 'euphony' to some other name so each Euphony installation has a unique hostname. Note that valid c...
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'Complete installation' function
The way Euphony does updates to its system is based on having two system partitions: active one - which you boot from inactive one - which you use during update  Update essentially downloads the whole system partition filesystem image and applies it to inactive partition. Once that is done the system is simply told to boot from the updated partition. The previously active partition becomes inactiv...
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Registration process flow
The registration process requires a little back-and-forth between the Euphony application, Online Euphony Registration site and your email. Here are the exact steps with the appropriate images attached at the end of the article: Select "Registration" from the Main Menu: Registration dialog appears Enter your information and enter 'TRIAL' for 30 days free trial registration or the actual voucher co...
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Euphony USB won't boot (mostly on Macs)
If you are unable to access Euphony after booting and you have confirmed (by attaching a monitor to the Euphony machine) that you are being dropped to "emergency shell" or "emergency mode" because of some errors during boot you can try to:   Use the earlier "Legacy boot" image Create a USB image using this file: 
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Euphony is headless system (no need for monitor or keyboard)
Euphony is a headless system and it is not controlled from screen and keyboard attached to Euphony computer!  People are used to control computer devices directly - by keyboard and mouse and monitor attached to it. This is true for personal computers. However, for "server" systems this is often not the case. Servers are usually controlled remotely. Euphony computer is a kind of server system, whic...
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Euphony is not accessible over a network or Euphony cannot access the Internet
This article is intended for people who cannot access Euphony machine over a network or have problems with Euphony being able to access the internet. First you need to check if your hardware is supported. Please refer to this article:
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Missing 'Install' function (and the role of 'Repair' function)
Install Euphony installation is initially created on USB stick, by writing Euphony image to it (from your desktop OS on another machine).The ability to install Euphony on an internal drive (or any other drive), using Euphony machine itself, comes after you buy the license and fully register your USB Euphony installation. For that purpose, you will use 'Install' section of the Settings page.  'Inst...
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[FAILED] Failed to start Load Kernel Modules
If you have a monitor attached to Euphony machine during boot and you notice this message in boot output: [FAILED] Failed to start Load Kernel Modules you can safely ignore it. This is just a little quirk in the kernel version we are using and cannot be avoided. This message almost always appears and it is not a sign of any system instability or incompatibility. If you have any problems with boot...
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Revert to previus version - Stylus 3 - after using function "Upgrade to Stylus 4".
As I understand you choose to upgrade to Stylus 4 version which is optional for Stylus 3 users.  For users who do not want to go with Stylus 4 (new subscription license) we recommend not to upgrade, or if you made upgrade - we recommend to use function "revert to previous version" which brings you back to Stylus 3 and old license you can freely use.   If you are unable to find or use function "rev...
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