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You can use a tool called Linux Live USB Creator (this is to create the USB from Windows). It will create a live USB and will let you specify a space for permanent data that will be kept from run to run. This is called the Persistence File. Or you can create a the whole system in your USB. The way I did that was installing Debian on a machine (I think you ...
To do so you should choose the mount point as / and /boot as your pen drive while installation. And while booting the os choose the USB pen drive as a booting media.
tails linux 1.2 is the only bootable usb on UEFI system Medion computor. Disable secure boot. Press F2 on startup to get into boot menu. Move usb boot above Windows 8. Continue with boot.
Question: 1. Why is rootnoverify not found? rootnoverify is a command for the grub shell you get when you first boot not for bash. By the time you boot into the OS it's too late to run that command. If you're already in the OS you might try adding something like this: title Windows OS rootnoverify (hd0,0) chainloader +1 To your ...
The everything ISO contains all packages, but they are still arranged in the normal category lists. So it does not install everything by default, you have to install specific packages/categories that you would like to have available. It is mostly so you can install whatever you need on a disconnected computer or install the system before connecting to the ...
Kubuntu work fine alongside Windows 8. You can follow this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot. Even if it's mean for Ubuntu vanilla, the Kubuntu use the same installer (Ubiquity).
It is possible to run the "standard" Ubuntu packages on Kubuntu (and the other way around). The underlying X server handles either KDE or Gnome based graphical applications. The only thing you have to reckon with, is that on the first install of such a package a bunch of gnome related packages will be installed. But once they are there, other packages will ...
line one of the install guide you linked to states " This guide describes and mostly shows with pictures the steps involved in creating encrypted partitions with the Debian installer. The partitioning scheme is to have a small /boot partition, which is not encrypted, and separate / and /home partitions which are encrypted. " The unencrypted process for ...
The --root-directory option was used on the older Grub 0.97 - it's not used on version 2, which most distros use these days. The option you need is --boot-directory. From the man page: --boot-directory=DIR install GRUB images under the directory DIR/grub instead of the boot/grub directory A Google search for man grub-install ...
I didn't want to disable Intel(R) Smart response Technology as it does offer performance improvement. Changing the BIOS to get rid of the raid setup would have done just this. The bulk of my resolution came from this Super User answer here. how-do-i-install-windows-7-with-intel-rst-and-linux-to-dual-boot-on-a-dell-xps Mine differed in a few ways though - ...
The question here is where exactly you want to install linux mint. The only drive you can use to do that is your current C: drive. The problem is, that all of the space on it is currently being used by windows. What you need to do, is shrink that partition from within windows (No problem since currently 79% of it are not used) and once that space is freed ...
Vivian, you can easily do this by using VirtualBox or any kind of virtualization software. You will need to download the iso files to do this of course. I have included a link that shows (with images) how to install VirtualBox and use an ISO to create a virtual OS. Please look here. Hope this helps you.
The first thing I would investigate is if you can cut down your custom distribution to fit on one DVD and install the rest from the net. If that would not work (no network), just keep track of the .deb packages you remove to size down and copy those to second DVD, and install them from there using dpkg.
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