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Questions tagged [windows]

Use this tag for interoperability with Windows (dual boot, virtual machines, mixed networks, porting software, …)

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problem with partitions

i want to install kali linux in doul boot on my dell pc. the problem is that i already had 4 partition pre installed, and i need to create a new one for kali, i dont know if i can delete one of the ...
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Samba permission issue [on hold]

See smb.conf.example for a more detailed config file or read the smb.conf manpage. Run 'testparm' to verify the config is correct after you modified it. [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP ...
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Reinstall new linux distro on existing partition without effecting other partitions and GRUB

So, for my studies I got a computer with Windows and Ubuntu. A couple of days ago i tried to change the desktop environment of Ubuntu and kind of broke it hard somehow. Now, I'd like to remove Ubuntu ...
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Linux Drivers Issue [duplicate]

Can I backup a particular windows driver and use it in Linux? It is for my USB WiFi adapter which isn't working on Linux.
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After cloning drive using linux original drive wont boot windows [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade system drive for Windows. I first used clonezilla and the new drive was able to boot fine. However, the device manager saw it as the same size as the original drive. So, I was ...
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Accessing ntfs in a M.2 SSD containing Windows installation

My Linux installation (running from an internal HDD) has no problem accessing ntfs partitions, expect for the new M.2 SSD. Gparted reports that I need ntfsprogs, but as far as I know its ...
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How to fix or retrieve data from an NTFS partition that was (re-)formatted with gnome-disk?

This morning, as usual, I mounted a 622 GB Windows (NTFS) partition on Linux for use. When I went on to unmount it through the graphical disks tool on GNOME, I accidentally formatted it, and now it’s ...
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Sharing files between LXLE and Windows 10

I have a new Windows 10 (64-bit) desktop, that I'm trying to shift approximately 20GB of data to from a LXLE laptop. I have successfully connected them with a spare Cat-5 cable (success = positive ...
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How can I run multiple instances of a wine program?

I have a QT based program that is built for windows 10 and runs on wine 3. On Windows starting the program a second time results in the open instance getting the focus and the first instance is then ...
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Create dualboot from existing Windows and Linux

It so happens that I came to a point where I have two separate 120GB drives, one with Windows 10 and another with ArchLinux. They are working great, but at the time I can only choose one of them is ...
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How to sync between log files between linux and windows machines?

I have 20 linux servers on which some of the microservices are deployed and they keep genrating some logs on respective servers. All the servers are on same network and have connectivity between all ...
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How to make my Ubuntu client a member of Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain to have interoperability?

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client in my Windows Domain with Windows 2012 R2 Active Directory . I wanna make this ubuntu client a member of Windows domain and active directory . is there a clear ...
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Stubborn System Speaker

I want playing simple melodies with my laptop's System speaker (a tiny speaker in motherboard for beep codes). I load BeepXP64 for make a beep but it doesn't beep after loading BeepXP64. I think ...
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USB not booting Ubuntu (Windows 10)

I've recently started to go through The Odin Project, and in the beginning we have to install Ubuntu (dual boot). To create the bootable USB, I used this guide: https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/...
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Boot failure with virtualized Windows 7

Ingredients: Running system w/ LinuxMint (main system) and other OS's among which is an old Windows 7 image. System boots via GRUB2 into Ubuntu, Windows with no issues. Here is the system's partion ...
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How telnet session keep alive and not closed by Firewall after being idle for 2hrs

i am new here. Here's my question. I use tcl script to do auto test on Linux. However one tester need use windows, so i connect it by telnet in my script. But the Firewall will close the telnet ...
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Dell - no bootable device found - lubuntu

I have an old computer (not that old), (dell version: inspiron 1338) with 8gb ram, core i3 and single 1tb hdd. Since it ran a little slow i decided it was time for an "upgrade" to lubuntu which went ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection aborted on VirtualBox

I have an Ubuntu 18 Guest on Virtual Box 6 running over windows 10. I need to ssh into the ubuntu machine. I've set a nat rule from my host 3022 port to port 22 on the guest. Configuration as follows: ...
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Grub menu booting issue

I tried reinstalling Ubuntu on my laptop. After doing so it messed up the boot loader and brought me to this black screen (I think it’s the grub boot menu). I have to manually type in the commands ...
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Oracle VirtualBox on Linux host with Windows guest running terribly slow

I recently got myself a new, more powerful workstation. With Linux Mint (now in version 19.1) as my main system and some programs (that my business depends on) only running on Windows, I also ...
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Linux Mint 19.1 GRUB menu not showing?

So I have Linux Mint 19.1 installed on one SSD (SSD 1), and Windows 10 installed on another SSD (SSD 2). In my BIOS settings, if I choose SSD 1 as the boot priority, it launches Linux Mint, but doesn'...
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Mounted Drive, Now it won't boot?

I was playing around with mounting and unmounting a Windows drive. I finished and tried to restart my computer, but Windows entered recovery mode and won't let me access my data. I know it's still ...
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windows installation error for EFI partition to be NTFS

I have on laptop freebsd, fedora, endless and was trying to put windows. But, windows installation fails with error that EFI partition is NTFS and needs to be FAT32. It actually is FAT32. Some search ...
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Windows 10 and linux mint on one ssd disk, how to restore windows partition without losing linux?

I accidentally entered sudo mkfs.ntfs /dev/sda1 in terminal, and now i am unable to boot with Windows. I have Windows and Linux installed on ssd. On startup i have screen where i can select which to ...
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Modify grub to dual boot fedora with windows 10

I am trying to dual boot fedora with windows 10. I am new to linux. I have found this code to be written in 40_custom file in grub. menuentry "Windows 10" { set root='(hd0,1)' chainloader +1 } ...
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Dual boot going straight to fedora without giving options

I have a laptop with windows 10 in it. I have installed fedora 29 in parallel to this windows 10. I wanted to create a dual boot system but now whenever I switch on my laptop, it directly boots via ...
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Windows 10 guest under libvirt can't use network

I have a libvirt (libvirtd 3.0.0) install with several guest VMs all under kvm. I'm using bridged networking on the host to allow them full access to the networks. The host OS is Debian (stretch). ...
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Debian installation finished successfully but partitions are %100 free

I just tried two times to install Debian 9.8.0 (downloaded from official repo) but both times despite of successful finish, nothing was installed. I used rufus to create a bootable USB drive. I ...
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Can GRUB load Windows directly?

I have a question about how dual booting works with GRUB bootloader and Windows bootloader. Once the GRUB bootloader is loaded and when we choose Windows, does it directly load Windows or hand over ...
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Debian 9.6 on virtual box too slow

The actual state of my machine: os: Window 10 64bit CPU: i5-6400 ram: 32GB GPU: GTX 1050 Nvidia Dual monitor 4K I installed last VirtualBox 6.0.4 and I installed Debian 9.6 on the VM. VM state: core:...
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Can't copy *some* files with alternate data streams from Windows to Samba 4.7.6

My DIY Ubuntu 18.04LTS NAS is running Samba 4.7.6. I'm facing the following issue: I can't copy some files that have NTFS alternate data streams from Windows (10, latest version 1809 release build) ...
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How to simultaneously dual-boot >>several<< slackware versions along with windows on a uefi/gpt box?

Back in 2015, I got an Asus VivoPC-VM62N with Windows preinstalled. I ran gparted (gnu partition editor) on it, shrank the Windows partition, and used the freed-up space for several linux partitions ...
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USB devices connections lost after KVM use

On a Ubuntu 18.10 host device with a gpu-passthrough kvm-qemu windows 10 client connection to a Delock PCIe 2x USB-A 3.1 gen2, I use an ATEN US224 Usb2.0 switch to redirect my keyboard and mouse ...
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Extract icons from Windows executable

Windows executable files (New or Portable executables) can contain icons. How can I extract them, either as ICO files or separate images?
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Can't boot to windows after installing Ubuntu in UEFI

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu dual boot on my windows 10 laptop. Windows 10 used the legacy BIOS setting. When I start the Ubuntu installation I get a warning about BIOS and UEFI, other operating ...
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In X11 SSH forwarding, keyboard isn't working properly (Only Ctrl + .. and numeric keypad works!)

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 desktop at the office. In order to work with server, we're required to connect to a remote Windows 8 machine, and then open SSH connect to an Ubuntu 16.04 server from here. ...
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Update-grub detects windows 10 system on NVME drive. Cannot boot generated entry. Not UFI System

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and grub 2 installed which boots from a sata SSD drive. This a BIOS system, not UEFI. I have restored Windows 10 to an nvme drive, and fixed its boot structure and drivers ...
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System tray support in wayland

I wanted to know the state of system tray support in wayland. Is there a programming guide similar to the one for x11 for wayland?
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Cursor jumps to left corner (windows 10 vm - kvm)

So I have a Windows 10 VM running on Arch Linux and it is working fine with 1 Display. When I add the second video tag with virsh edit VM-name, and get the two displays, the mouse starts moving around ...
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Shared folder in QEMU between Windows Host and Debian Guest

How do you share between the two? I have booted my image on my Windows 10 host using this: qemu-system-x86_64 -hda debian.img -m 512 -net user,smb=C:\users\jason\Desktop\sharing\ -net nic,model=virtio ...
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Fedora UEFI Dual boot breaks NVIDIA in Windows

I'm having a problem regarding nvidia drivers and a dual boot system on uefi. I installed fedora on UEFI mode, so grub boots on an EFI partition(/dev/sda3) which then allows to boot Windows Boot ...
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Windows removed files copied from Linux and ext4 filesystem

I have an external hard drive with a ntfs filesystem. I have used it to backup the files under my /home (an ext4 filesystem). I choose NTFS only because it is said to be portable between Windows and ...
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WSL: Keeping ssh private key accessible as long as I don't restart Windows 10 (like the behaviour of pageant)

So far on Windows 10 I used mainly the PuTTy bundle (PuTTygen, Pageant and PuTTy, etc) to SSH into remote Linux machines. I use Pageant as a private key holder to hold to private key (and possible ...
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mount failing when mounting ewf1 as a loop device

I am trying to mount an EWF image on Debian. From the original E01 format, I used ewfmount to mount it and it worked fine. Now, I need to mount the ewf1 file, and it claims that I do not have the ...
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kinit using keytab fails while using password succeeds

I'm facing a strange problem configuring KRB5 on Ubuntu 16.04 using Windows 2012 DCs as KDC. Calling kinit with an service AD account succeeds, if the password is provided to kinit's password prompt, ...
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Sharing files between Debian and Windows 10

I want to share files between my 2 systems, Debian and Windows 10. I have Debian on an SSD, Windows on another and an HDD for sharing files. But I have a problem, when I'm on Windows and I put a file ...
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Protect linux partition from windows

I want to duel boot windows and Ubuntu, however i don't want anything on windows to be able to access my Linux partition. Is there anyway to do this without encryption? As i don't want to slowdown ...
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Editing text files in WSL with Notepad++

I use WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) with Debian, which provides a simple cmd interface. I'd like to open files in Notepad++, which is installed on the Windows side of this PC. is this possible? ...
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Able to Connect to vsftpd server using Windows 7, but getting error using Ubuntu 14.04

I tried connecting to my FTP server (vsftpd/CentOS 7/Alibaba Cloud ECS) from my Window 7 system installed on a VirtualBox using FileZilla, and it seems to be working fine. But in my default system, ...
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After installing Windows 10 LTSC on a separate intenal HD, the Linux portion of my “fdisk -l” output has a column it didn't have prior

I have two harddrives in this computer—one is a regular SSD, the other is an M2 SSD. I installed Arch on the regular one and, after a little over a week of having it, installed Windows 10 LTSC on the ...