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Boot your machine with a live CD, mount your hard drive, chroot to your hard drive and change password. Reboot without the live CD, now your new password should give you access.


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Sure you can, you just will have to be sure about the priorities of those disks - in the BIOS, simply which OS (from which disk) you want to boot at first, well then you even have an option of dual or booting more than 2 OSs in a single boot loader if you configure it.


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Arch Linux can do that. You need a wired Ethernet NIC that is compatible with iPXE. Arch is well-suited for this sort of task, since it is specifically aimed at building up a system from the most minimal starting point. It's a lot more work than installing Debian from a USB key or CD, but Debian is aimed at current hardware, which means they're coming from ...


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It may be that the module you need is not included in the default kernel modules - you can likely solve this by installing the kmod-staging package. First you would need to download the RPM of kmod-staging from here or somewhere else (e.g. here) - you will likely need to download dependencies such as staging-kmod-common . These packages need to match the ...


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I think this is will be more trouble than it is worth for most people, but I'll outline some steps. Note I did not try this myself so there could be unforeseen complications (but I'm fairly certain it should work, if done properly). I have not gone into detail about accessing .rpm contents, building a kernel/initramfs, configuring grub, or creating a DVD ...


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When the install is done, and before rebooting, edit /mnt/etc/fstab (the installed system's root is mounted under /mnt during install).


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Of course the primary goal is not to have the need to use swap in the first place... The main thing is to create the swap LVM volume when the system is still quite fresh, the same as when you create a swap file, as swap space performs best when it is contiguous. You don't want to actual disk blocks that make up the logical volume to be fragmented all over ...


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I think you must make bootable usb using dd command (if your iso is in home directory): First unmount (not eject) the usb: sudo umount /dev/sdb1 Then, write the image to the disk: sudo dd bs=4M if=CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-Everything.iso of=/dev/sdb Then it will not show /dev/root does not exist.


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add hd:/dev/sdb1 <- to your U disk device name.


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For what it concerns Ubuntu you can search to follow what in Portable installed system that boots in UEFI as well as BIOS mode. You can find instructions on how to make an installed system (typically in a USB pendrive) that works with UEFI and BIOS, and is small enough to work in an undersized 8 GB pendrive (7.8 GB). So in a 16 it will be large ;-) The ...


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Quite simple. 8GB isn't enough for this version of Kali Linux. Use VBoxManage to resize the virtual disk, and GParted to expand the filesystem.


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I have not installed CentOS 7 myself yet, but you can try linuxefi /images/pxeboot/vmlinuz inst.stage2=hd:LABEL=CentOS\x207\x20x86_64 quiet **nomodeset** If that works, I would blacklist Nouveau after install.


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Example using wget (for downloading), bfr (for buffering), and growisofs for burning: wget -q -O - http://somewhere/image.iso \ | bfr -b 512m -p -i 100% -m 10% -t 120 -T 95% \ | growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/cdrom=/dev/fd/0 The buffering part is optional, but without it you will have to rely on your drive to cope with buffer underruns. That doesn't work ...


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Installing an operating system in VirtualBox would be the same experience as launching the installer on a computer without anything else installed. If you're going to install it on your MacBook, it's going to be insanely difficult as it is a completely different hardware set up then a normal PC. Even loading the installer was difficult for me.


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I would sum it up this way : the base procedure will be exactly the same, though the results may differ. Here's where you may find the most significant changes : Drives configuration : your physical drive does not use the same technology, and does not have the same properties (size, ...) as the virtual one. Still, partitioning, formatting and mounting are ...


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For the most part, yes it is the same. The real differences you'll encounter when doing this as a host OS (compared to a client VM OS) is that VMs emulate very common hardware. If you real machine uses less common hardware you may need to install drivers which aren't usually needed in a VM. The other difference is going to be your hard drive setup. In a VM ...


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After I shrunk the volume in Windows by a disappointing amount, the option to shrink the volume in the Fedora 20 installer became available allowing me to shrink it down by much more. Shrink the volume in Windows 1. Boot into Windows 2. Go to "Disk Management"     a. Right click "Computer" from the desktop or Start Menu ...


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That depends on when exactly you will do this and what is required to install the driver. The most likely answer is no, it won't be a problem. When a live CD is booted, an initial ramdisk is first loaded which contains most of the tools necessary to run your system. If you are at a prompt, these tools are already loaded and you should be able to remove the ...


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Using unofficial install scripts and guides are typically a recipe for unhappiness under Arch Linux. As recommended by @jasonwryan, you should really just follow the Beginners' Guide on the ArchWiki. If you do not have access to another computer on which to keep the Wiki page open, you can actually install one of two packages which provide (fairly) ...


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From the Fedora web site, you will need around 10 GB disk space during install. You will probably want more, though, if you are going to have large packages (like LaTeX, games, etc...). 20~30 GB won't hurt and should be enough for most users.


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I think minimum is 8-10 Gb, because there is lot of updates after installation.


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I was installing arch Linux over a previous Linux installation. Once I'd wiped the filesystem it all worked.



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