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Difference in proper configuration for Windows UART VS Linux UART

Core question: How does UART connection on *nix differ from UART connection on Windows ? What settings need to be kept in consideration for proper data transmission and reception ? Context for asking ...
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how to dual boot arch with win 10?

I was working on my arch linux for like two months and everything was fine until i had to install windows 10 to use some softwares, after installing windows 10 i couldn't enter my arch! there was no ...
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Delete Linux installation from Windows [closed]

I currently have an openSUSE Tumbleweed partition which abjectly refuses to boot the GUI or web-browser. At the moment it just boots to a blank screen with a cursor I can move around and nothing else, ...
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What is the best way to setup 3 HDDs with 3 OS on one computer?

I am building a new PC, I am a developer of whatever people want me to make, but I personally like to code games. To do this, I have a simple set of requirements: Machine must run Windows 7, to run ...
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Instaling Linux Mint with Windows 8.1

I am trying to dual boot Mint with Windows 8.1. So far I formatted disk with fdisk in windows cmd and then installed Windows. Now I am trying to install Mint but mint and even gparted don't see ...
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I am stuck with the next step to setup a dual boot for Windows 7 and Arch Linux

I am trying to configure my laptop so as to be able to dual boot Windows 7 (64Bit) and Arch Linux. The laptop on which I want to do that came pre installed with Windows 7. The installation consisted ...
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is there any open source software for linux programming with system calls?

i am currently working with Ubuntu GCC compiler and i run it on VMWARE .but i am looking for a open source software that can run on windows 8 or 8.1 platform which can code ,compiling ,run programs ...
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Using cups to print to windows domain with password in a separate file

Every guide I've seen so far that explains how to print to a Windows print server from CUPS, indicates to put the username and password, in plain text, in the Device URI either in the web interface (...
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Under guest virtual machine, Debian hangs when loading initial ramdisk

I am new to Linux, and recently installed Debian 8 to a guest virtual machine running under Virtual Box on a Windows 8 laptop (Asus x552cl). When I try boot up the Debian system, the virtual machine ...
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Need permission for Windows client to access linux NFS [closed]

I have a linux NFS the /etc/exports is like below: /opt/nfs 10.8.0.0/20(no_root_squash, rw, sync) I can r/w files from other linux machines. However, I only have read permission on Windows client. ...
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Why Linux can boot from GPT partition type on systems BIOS?

Why Linux can boot from GPT partition type on system with either BIOS or EFI firmware but windows or OSX can't? What's the concept behind this?
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Linux Mint 17.3 doesn't detect Win10 partitions

I've installed Win10 and I want to install Linux Mint 17.3. When I'm installing Linux Mint, it doesn't see Win10 partitions. It's just showing whole disk size. By the way, I'm installing Linux Mint ...
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VNC Server Centos7 VNC client Windows 10

I am trying to access my Centos 7 server's desktop so I installed ... [plankton@localhost ~]$ rpm -q --info tigervnc-server Name : tigervnc-server Version : 1.3.1 Release : 4.el7_2 ...
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Issue when integrating Windows AD with Redhat Linux

I use Windows server 2012 R2 - AD and DNS server and Linux machine Redhat 7. I need to integrate Windows AD and Linux authentication. kinit setup have been setup and klist show the AD user name ...
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How to add Windows to GRUB

I have my encrypted Archlinux installed on my SSD. Now I have one HDD with Windows installed. But in my GRUB just Archlinux is shown (no Wonder, because I just installed Windows on the other HDD, GRUB ...
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I want to increase the size of the close button on the openbox

I am using in the OPENBOX X- window. Was subjected to increasing the size of the title bar, it is the relatively small size of the close button. Can I file through rc.xml adjust the size of the ...
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Able to SSH from Windows, but not through Kali

I was trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B over Ethernet to my netbook(running Kali from a bootable USB). After a lot of struggle that the RPi automatically assigned an IP to itself when ...
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How to show and operate a remote Linux desktop when SSH or any other remote service is unavailable? [closed]

The situation is as follows. On Monday, I need to showcase a program that needs the set-up development environment and hardware on my home system, at the university. The ISP are misbehaving and won't ...
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How to copy all the text of a nano editor file to windows clipboard?

I am connected from windows to linux using Putty. I have a file result.csv I want to copy all the text from this file to windows clipboard and then paste the text to a notepad? Please help me.
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Browsing Public Windows Shares

I have a Windows machine that shares a few folders publicly on my network. These shares worked fine over OpenELEC, I simply left the account and password field blank. But on Rasbian when I browse to ...
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How can I view my virtualbox guest unix filesystem from the host windows file/text editor? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu/CentOS in a virtualbox guest and am trying to configure various services to run on it (nginx, php, memcache and more). As a novice Unix user, I'm finding it slow to use the console ...
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Can you run GNU/Linux userspace code other than Ubuntu on Windows?

Microsoft has announced Ubuntu on Windows — The Ubuntu Userspace for Windows Developers. It's supposed to allow native Linux binaries to run unmodified on Windows 10, like wine in reverse. Why ...
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Dual boot windows 8.1 and Centos 6.7

My os is windows 8.1,I want to create a dual boot pc with Windows 8.1 and Centos 6.7.I already closed secure boot,and boot throuth usb.But it can't load installed interface and occurred some wrong,as ...
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How do I ignore Linux on boot?

I have Windows 10 on my primary SSD and Kali Linux on a HDD. I need the slot with Linux HDD temporarily to be used with Windows, but the problem is that it tries to boot from the missing drive. How do ...
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Is there anything that is widely considered to be done better in Windows? [closed]

I'm currently taking an operating systems course in my comp sci engineering education. All the examples are UNIX with a "Windows (or MS-DOS) does this slightly different" footnote. It seems like ...
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Can not boot windows after installing ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu in a computer with Windows preinstalled but when doing it I didn't disable fast startup and now can't boot Windows. I am using GRUB to boot. In the GRUB menu I can see Windows, but ...
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Fedora 23 Server 64-bit install fails to complete on virtual machine in Windows 10

While attempting to install Fedora SERVER from an iso: Fedora-Server-netinst-x86_64-23.iso the installation stalls completely on Creating ext4 on /dev/sda1. I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player ...
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How to install a Windows desktop under Wine

Once I have installed Linux and Wine, how can I get a Windows desktop (you know, a relaxing view of green rolling hills and a bluer than blue sky) with Windows menus (if at all)?
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Black screen in Ubuntu after grub

I recently bought a new pc: -i5 4460 -r9 390 -8gb ram I installed Windows 10 for gaming, but also I want a dual boot with Ubuntu for programming, education and others. So when i tried to install ...
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Linux Mint won't boot from HD after replacing Win 10. Bootloader issue?

I had Windows 10, the computer was acting up, slow etc. I installed Mint 17 on it selecting the option to overwrite Win 10. When presented with the partition table, it was full of partitions I didn't ...
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Windows 10 missing from grub after Ubuntu update

So I updated Ubuntu to 14.04 a few days ago and I just noticed Windows 10 went missing from the grub menu options. I tried multiple variations of update-grub and tried using boot-repair, too, but ...
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Command not found running in shell script

I'm running git-bash on windows. I feel the issue I'm facing is more of a NIX geared question than windows. I have a shell script: build.sh myProject="../myProject/" build="gulp build" cd "${...
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Xubuntu boot loader not showing while triple boot xubuntu, mint and windows 8

Here is what I did 1. I had mint and windows 8 installed on my laptop and wanted to install xubuntu also. I converted my disk to basic and GPT as xubuntu installation wizard was not showing windows ...
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Dual-boot windows/debian, no boot menu?

I just installed (actually I did so three times today) debian on a separate partition in my Win10 laptop (Asus K46CB), but though the installation went smoothly, no OS selection menu comes up upon ...
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Grub2 and windows10 woes

The relevant windows drive install is: Disk /dev/sde: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O ...
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How can I extract Signatures data from a Windows `exe` file under Linux using cli

If you go to the VirusTotal link , there is a tab called file info(I think; mine is dutch). You'll see a header called "Authenticode signature block and FileVersionInfo properties" I want to ...
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Why the defined path is used as file name when I transfer files through scp to a Windows host?

When trying to copy a file from Linux (Raspbian to be precise, though I don't think it matters) to Windows using SCP: scp a.txt {user}@{ip}:\C\Users\{user}\a.txt The file is copied, but to C:\Users\...
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Correctly mounting windows partition

i have set up a multiboot with Linux Mint 17.3 64-Bit on 256GB SSD and Windows 7 64-Bit on a 3TB HD. I have symbolic links from Linux to the Windows Partition, so my Pictures, Documents, Downloads, ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 + Debian problems

I wanted to make a dual boot for the first time in my life with my already installed windows 10 and a new Debian 8.3 system. (Note: I have 2 harddrives, one for the windows system and the other one ...
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xfreerdp + plugin cliprdr often causes freezed workjob

I'm using the following freerdp command to connect to a Windows Server 2008 R2: xfreerdp --plugin cliprdr --no-nla -g 1600x850 10.0.0.XXX My main problem is: Very often when I connect, the picture ...
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Boot issues after installing Linux Mint 17.3 Windows 10 does not boot

n my Lenovo G50-70, I am in the (painful) process of installing Linux Min v17.3 (Rosa). It's being a bumpy road up to now. The install using UEFI BIOS config did work but no multiboot option was ...
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Grub2 can't detect Windows 10, Dual boot on two harddrive, UEFI/GPT system

I have two ssd which there is Windows 10 on the /dev/sda1 and OpenSuse on /dev/sda3 (/dev/sda2 is for a storage hdd). I have been installed Ubuntu on my /dev/sda3 couple months ago. But because of ...
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Vim minimize current window and make remaining of equal size

I'm trying to get a mix of CTRL-W1| and CTRL-W=. I want to keep only 2 windows and make them of equal size so that they take all available space. I'm using vertical tabs all the time, but I guess ...
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Can't solve grub rescue problem?

I installed kali 1.0.9a-amd64 a month ago on dual boot with windows 7,I created 4 partitions from it, one swap one /home one /boot and one / yesterday I wanted to free another partition from windows ...
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Install GX simulator of MITSUBISHI PLC program In a Linux machine?

I'm using the Ubuntu 14.04 release this program ** GX simulator of MITSUBISHI PLC** allows me to simulate certain functions and programing tasks of Programmable Logic Circuit of MITSUBISHI, and it is ...
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Why is Linux shell script heavy compared to Windows? [closed]

Why are so many of the GNU/Linux utilities implemented as shell scripts when comparatively, almost all of the similar windows utilities are implemented as compiled code existing in binary formats? ...
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windbind NT_STATUS_INVALID_COMPUTER_NAME

I'm tryng to join an Active Directory server with centOS. I started authconfig-tui, then I run net join -w univ-tours -S x.x.x.x -U xxxx@univ-tours. I get the following message: Error in domain ...
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can't install bootloader

So I was trying to install BBQLinux. I downloaded the ISO, put it on an USB-Stick, booted from it and used "Install BBQ Linux" on the desktop. At the end of the installation it gave me this error: ...
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Why cannot I ping 192.168.10.1, the default gateway, from an Ubuntu Linux 15.10 computer but I can do so from Windows 7?

I cannot ping 192.168.10.1, the default gateway, from the Ubuntu Linux 15.10 computer, 192.168.10.22. But I can ping 192.168.10.1, the default gateway, from the Windows 7 computer, 192.168.10.15. ...
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Recover lost ntfs partition?

I made a live USB of ubuntu to install it on my hp pavilion running win 10. Was planning to do dual boot, but accidentally reformatted my main ntfs partition into an ext4. Is there any way I can ...