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How to install/run windows 8.1 app on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to install and run a Windows 8.1 app on Linux(currently using Ubuntu 16.04, but not opposed to installing a different distro). I know that WINE is supposed to ...
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Which ports to open in ufw for Windows in QEMU

I'm running Windows 7 in QEMU under Debian using bridge-networking. However when i have ufw enabled and start Windows i can not connect to the Internet. As soon as i disable ufw the virtual Windows-...
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Windows backup, bootable recovery media, and bootable ubuntu media on same flash drive

I'm going to install Ubuntu side-by-side with windows 10 and I'm seeing lots of advice to back up windows onto a system image. Moreover, it looks like to be able to restore that image if something ...
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Updating drivers in Windows 10/Ubuntu 14.04 dualboot

I have just recently installed Ubuntu onto my Win10 Laptop on a HP Probook 4530S. Both seem to be working fine with GRUB as the bootloader. I was trying to install an upgrade to the Intel Chipset on ...
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How to mount a encrypted MS Windows 7 partition in Linux?

I have a dual-boot Windows 7 and Linux Mint. In Windows 7 I have 2 partitions, 1 for the system (C:) and another for data (D:). The data partition was encrypted with Bitlocker. I can use it in Windows ...
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Copy files from Linux Server to Windows - bash script

i am trying to automate a simple process, but i m new and stuck. I have a number of bash scripts that when ran, zip and move files to specific directories on the linux box. I want to create a bash ...
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Dual boot windows 10 and Kali Linux unusual problems

So I just made a 70GB partition on my 1TB ssd by using the Kali Linux live CD. After I installed everything, the system booted into Kali just fine, with no problems. Although, when I try to restart ...
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Can't delete files using SSHFS on windows

My problem is that i can't delete any fails from any folder using my windows sshfs client. Even though i'm logging in through root account, it still says that i do not have enough permission to ...
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How to install Debian Jessie as a persistant install on my 16GB usb from Windows 7 OS?

Sir, I am a complete newbie. I have never used Linux extensively in my entire life. I use Windows 7 32 bit but my system supports 64 bit architecture and I want to switch to Debian linux 64 bit. ...
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Installing Fedora 23 alongside Windows 10; EFI partition “not valid”

I have successfully installed Windows 10 on a 3-disk (hardware) RAID 0 setup, in a 150GB NTFS partition. As part of that, and because I booted my installation media in UEFI mode, the Windows installer ...
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Linux Mint installation showing entire Windows disk unallocated

I'm trying to install Linux Mint next to my install of Windows 10, but there's a problem. Mint is saying that the entire hard drive is unallocated "free space", though in the file explorer you can ...
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Unprotected Windows Shares Still Requiring Password in Linux Mint

I am trying to access my windows shares from linux mint. I have 2 windows computers (both Win 10) and my laptop on Linux Mint. My office PC is password protected and can access those files from my ...
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Accidental deletion Windows 10 partition and now cannot boot Arch Linux

I inadvertently deleted my Windows 10 partitions on /dev/sda, and as /dev/sda2 was my UEFI partition I can no longer boot Arch Linux (which I was booting using systemd-boot). I cannot figure out how ...
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Centos 7 and Windows 10 Dual Boot Grub Not Saving Last Choice

I have a dual boot system with CentOS 7 and Win10. My install was totally vanilla (CentOS then Win10) and went fine. Everything is great except that grub does not appear to save my "last" choice ...
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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 ...