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Installing Linux Lite on NUC6CAYS

fcors
Beginner
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Dear all,

I have a NUC6CAYS. The PC came with a win10 preloaded on the eMMC card but right now windows consumed all the available space so I would like to install Linux Lite.

When I start the process, booting from an SD card, the installer asks me where to install Linux in the several partitions of the eMMC (see image). Which one should I choose?

I tried to use the mmcblk0p3 as you can see but it doesn't start...

Thanks

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AlHill
Super User
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Linux is not supported on your nuc.

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005628/mini-pcs.html Supported Operating Systems for Intel® NUC Products

If you need assistance with Linux* on Intel NUC, check your distributor's website and forums for peer assistance.

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JHoff6
Valued Contributor II
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If you're intending to wipe Windows entirely, you'll want to delete the existing partitions so that you're left with a single, unpartitioned volume. Then allow the Linux installer to partition it for you properly.

While Linux is unsupported, it works great on the CAYS. I've tried several distros and all work well.

fcors
Beginner
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Thanks for you answer !

So I will have to install linux on /dev/mmcblk0 , is it correct ?

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