thanks, i will look it up

and yes, the night is my kingdom

2018-03-12 0:50 GMT+01:00 <>:

> Did you turn on update during install? If off, you could be suffering from
> an installer bug that I found by searching for the string you gave. Look
> here
> Here's the search string that I used
> "package Grub-efi-amd64-signed" cannot be written to /target
> There were other hits. While Linux Mint is discussed, the big could be
> more generic to ubuntu - of this is the cause.
> I did turn on downloading of updates during installation.
> It looks like you are staying up very late! High luck.
> -- Roger B.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Teach <>
> To: Xubuntu Support and User Discussions <>
> Sent: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:13
> Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] Xubuntu 17.10.1 for Virtualbox to run
> Windows10
> Thanks to all for the reactions on my request.
> With your help and advices I decided to start with simply dual boot, as I
> indeed do not have to use booth on regulary base.
> So i check the Bios and find that bios is running EUFI and that
> virtualization is ON, and Fastboot is OFF, and SecureBoot is OFF.
> I started with xubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso on DVD, choose my language
> (nederlands) and keyboard (belgian), fill in name, and password, and
> everything was running fine till the screen showed the message "thank you
> for choosing Xubuntu" and I had
> the errot message "*package Grub-efi-amd64-signed" cannot be written to
> /target" *and *"please understand that the system will not reboot in
> Xubuntu, we will end this installation"* (as it was written in Dutch I
> give you a tranlation ;-).
> I repeat this installation twice, but with the same result.
> Any ideas why?
> Paul
> 2018-03-11 21:47 GMT+01:00 Ralf Mardorf <>:
>> On Sun, 11 Mar 2018 21:26:19 +0100, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> >And, yes, of course a SSD makes things massively better for any VM.
>> That's the whole point. The reason I'm using vbox with QCOW instead of
>> VDI was the plan to migrate from vbox to KVM. As a side joke, it would
>> require QCOW2 or RAW to migrate directly, however, while on my old
>> machine SSD under SATA2 wasn't that much of an enhancement, it became a
>> pleasure when migrating to my new SATA3 machine ;). Indeed, vbox still
>> has got disadvantages, KVM unlikely does has got, but IMO it's no worse
>> the hassle to prefer a less user friendly VM over vbox, unless there
>> should be a really, really good reason to do this. Regarding
>> performance the bottleneck were HDDs as well as SDD drives run under
>> SATA2 instead of SATA3. Once you are using SATA3 and SSDs there is no
>> performance issue. Just for very, very specific usage, vbox is utter
>> crap and it's really worse to consider to migrate to a VM that
>> requieres much more maintenance. YMMV!
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