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os-prober doesn't detect Windows11 on device type nvme0n1

Not like os-prober Doesn't Detect Windows 10 in Archlinux, as I have installed ntfs-3g already. The tip in GRUB2 (and os-prober) doesn't find Windows 10 not working either, as I have tried ...
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Windows partition not seen

I have a pc which was running Windows 10 and I wanted to create another partition and dual boot Pop-OS. I followed instructions to create a bootable USB drive and use Gparted to make a new partition. ...
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Why does Windows 11 change the UEFI boot order?

I am dual booting a Dell Precision 7520 with Fedora 35 and Windows. Worked fine with Windows 10. "Up"graded to Windows 11 and now every time I boot into W11 it puts its own boot loader ahead ...
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Finding the 'tools' filesystem mounted on /init in WSL2

I have been using linux for a couple of years now, and thought I'd give WSL2 a try. Something that surprised me was how I could run Windows PE binaries (*.exe files) 'just so'. A bit of research led ...
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The grub doesn't update in fedora and windows dualboot

I can't update the grub of Fedora to show Windows 10 in. I tried sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg and sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg with the same output Generating ...
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Install and boot Linux from a logical partition

I know GPT is the solution but I inherited a machine that has already fully used the 4 Primary partitions: Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/sdb1 * 2048 ...
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How to set up Hardware RAID on Linux Server for Access from Windows as a NAS

As I'm fairly new to Linux I wonder how to set up my RAID for network-wide access to use it as a NAS also from Windows. I got a used Server with an Adaptec 6405 Hardware RAID Controller and added 4x ...
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Fix Windows partition from Linux environment

I have a Windows machine. About two months ago I installed on a separate hard drive the Windows q4os distro. Now suddenly Windows can't manage to boot anymore, and the automatic repair tool isn't able ...
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How to create a shared folder between Linux and Windows?

How to create a shared folder between Linux and Windows? If possible, do not use additional applications. If it's not possible, please tell me the app that can be used. These are my previous steps: ...
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Rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12)

Afternoon all, I am currently in the process of mounting my windows server 2019 shared drive to my Linux machine which is currently on 18.04. I was able to successfully mount the shared network drive ...
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How to burn a distro iso on Windows? [closed]

I use Windows 10 home and I consider to migrate to Ubuntu. I took an empty disk-on-key (DoK) and putted inside it a Ubuntu 22.04 iso file. My Dell Latitude 5580 laptop is "modern" in the ...
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Windows 10 error: linking with `x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc` failed: exit code: 1 [migrated]

I am struggling to fix error: linking with 'x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc; failed: exit code: 1, I have installed TDM-GCC-64 and Cygwin and added them to PATH as well as updating the c++ 2019 redistributable....
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Unable Mount Shared Windows Server Drive in Ubuntu 18.04

I am attempting to mount a shared drive located on a 2019 windows server(192.168.1.180) to my linux machine(Ubuntu 18.04). I've updated my fstab as you can see below and created a new directory for ...
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unplugged hdd, now boots to windows instead of refind

I have an SSD that I wanted Windows on, so I could either dual boot with Arch Linux on my HDD or use the SSD in a VM. I had refind with Windows 10, and Arch Linux installed. I disconnected the power ...
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Accidentally formatted the EFi partition with windows when installing arch [duplicate]

I was trying to dual boot arch linux with windows 11. But I accidentally formatted the windows EFI partition and used it as the EFI partition for arch. Right now I can boot into arch linux but not ...
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Is there a way to interact with my Windows clipboard when SSH'd from an Exceed xterm?

I'm not sure which parts of my setup are relevant to my question, so I'll try to be as explanatory as possible... I'm using a Windows 10 laptop, and using Exceed on Demand to open an Xterm. I then ...
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I’ve overwritten some Windows files with a Linux installation. Is recovery an option?

It’s about a movies' worth of footage and some other related project files, so fairly large. It was on a 1TB NVMe drive that I have installed ElementaryOS on. Was Windows 11 Home. Both 64 bit. Is ...
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With mouse mode ON, how to copy text to system clipboard?

On Windows(10), and using PuTTY, I can't get working the copying from a tmux pane when mouse mode is activated. I have read a tons of solutions, but I wish to use the easiest one which is referenced ...
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How to set up a graphical interface on Ubuntu 20.04 server and use it via VcXsrv on Windows?

Good day, I bought an Ubuntu 20.04 server without GUI. I want to set it up as a VPN server, but first I need a GUI for it or at least some opportunity to open a webbrowser on the server (I want to use ...
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How to fix grub not being able to boot Windows Boot Manager on dual boot system

Dual booting Windows 10 and debian. Win10 is on C: and debian is on a partition on E:. BIOS boot priority has debian over Windows Boot Manager, so I am able to load into grub. After first getting ...
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Add Windows 11 to Grub after Kali installation

I have a PC with Windows 11 on a disk (/dev/sdb) and I installed Kali on another disk (/dev/sda). Now I can't boot on Windows because there is no entry in the Grub menu. Here is the result of fdisk -l:...
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NVMe Arch Linux Dual Boot w/ Windows 10

I am installing Arch on my PC with Windows 10 as a dual boot. Windows 10 has a 120GB NVMe drive as the boot drive (C drive), along with a 2TB HDD. I have a completely separate 1TB NVMe drive that I am ...
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Dualboot mint and windows 10 - Could not create a variable. Out or Resources

sda1 - Windows efi, sda4 - Mint efi (as second installed) For some time now, the laptop turns on when power is applied (even though this option in UEFI is disabled). Since two days UEFI doesn't save ...
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Connect xl2tpd to windows domain auth with SSSD

We have an xl2tpd VPN setup that we would like to auth users against our Windows domain. I found this older page: http://rootmanager.com/ubuntu-ipsec-l2tp-windows-domain-auth/setting-up-openswan-...
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Luks encrypted Manjaro with Bitlocker encrypted Win11 dualboot

As I'm new to UNIX this might be a stupid question but here we go. I want to install manjaro next to my win11 which I have bitlocker encrypted. I need to keep the Win11 installation as is. I reduced ...
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Installing Debian on the same partition as Windows

I’m trying to dual boot Debian with Windows 10. The problem is that Windows isn’t able to shrink the partition due to an error I wasn’t able to resolve… So i was wondering, is the Debian installer ...
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Install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu not working

I have Ubuntu installed on my NVMe drive on my computer. I wanted to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu. I followed tutorials and when I boot from the USB stick which has Windows 10 on it and go ...
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Use conditional formatting in jq - PowerShell [closed]

This is a follow up question from this question that got contributed by another person. I have following output from a webserver: { "status":"OK", "result":{ ...
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How can I speed up my lftp uploads when I'm mirroring?

Here's my script: #! /usr/bin/bash set -xe local_path="${1-./}" lftp -u user,pass host << EOF set ftp:ssl-allow yes set ftp:ssl-protect-data yes set ftp:ssl-protect-list yes set ftp:...
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X11VNC - connection failed due to incorrect password even though password correct

Running Xubuntu 20.04 as VM on top of Ubuntu Server 20.04 with bridged interface. I am able to connect to the VM via SSH (also using Putty on Windows 10 machine that will access the VM). Using ...
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How to move files from windows into kali linux app [closed]

I want to move my openvpn setup from my computer into the kali linux that i downloaded from microsoft store. can people tell me how to do that? I only have terminal installed so there is no GUI, so i ...
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I can't boot to window after changing the boot entry of the EFI bootloader

Every problem started just after I typed the bcdedit code..😹 I just want to undo my command. Actually I had an issue with dual-booting, but it doesn't matter anymore. I JUST WANT TO GO BACK TO WINDOW ...
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Should I buy a new SSD to dual boot fedora alongside Windows 11?

I have a 512 GB SSD with Windows 11 installed on it. As I am switching from my old machine, I need to get my linux OS (Fedora) back. Should I partition the 512 GB SSD to install it or buy another SSD ...
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WSL sudo apt trying to use windows file paths

I have a few day old install of WSL using Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (Focal Fossa). I am trying to fix some package issues I was experiencing (specifically gradle) and I'm not finding that sudo apt --fix-...
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Backup Current Debian OS to Be Reinstalled Onto a Smaller Partition

Currently I am using POP OS on my laptop but thinking of using a dual boot to also use Windows 11 as some programs and functionality I need are not available yet on Debian. I currently have a 256GB ...
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Grub Error: no such device + error: unknown file system

I have Manjaro kde and windows 11, I wanted to expand the Manjaro partition so I did it from the live USB, then windows started booting automatically without a dual boot menu, I also accidentally ...
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Stream Audio over LAN, Linux -> Windows, Debian 8

Tried ping between computer's static IP's connected by router (General failure). Therefore UDP direct connection attempts went nowhere. Tried using ffplay and pulse to stream audio, but Debian 8 is ...
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Is it possible to run an existing Linux Mint installation on an SSD via a virtual machine on Windows?

I used to run Linux Mint and Windows 10 (on separate SATA SSDs) via dual-boot, but I recently got a new PC running Win10 on an M.2 SSD. The SSD containing the Linux Mint installation hasn't been ...
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Disk showing in windows but not in Ubuntu

New to linux but have been researching this for a few evenings without success. I have two disks in my machine. I wiped windows and installed Ubuntu on one of the disks. I can't seem to access the ...
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In WSL console, how do you read and write to the clipboard?

How do you access the (windows) clipboard in WSL so that you can pipe it into commands, use it as stdin, etc.? There's more than enough answers about how to write to the clipboard. But I couldn't find ...
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Patching the kernel to allow hibernation with secure-boot enabled

My current config is Windows-11 (required for my job) and Ubuntu 21.10 dual-booting on an HP Probook G10. Since I have to have secure-boot to run Win-11, I have to live without hibernation on Linux (...
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Can I delete the Z: drive from the wine installation? Wine-mono doesn't install and some other win programs don't work

There's a z:drive set as default when wine first runs. In winecfg, at least in my installation, shows that it is linked to /dev/dm-1. When I removed this drive, and shifted the wine-mono-7.1.1-x86.msi ...
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Transfer file from Windows 10 to Linux through azure cli?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine and I would like to transfer a file to a linux machine which is on Azure. I installed the AADSSHLogin extension on the linux machine via the Azure portal. Through ...
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Creating Windows live usb

How could I create Windows "live" usb in Linux? Extra explanation: My plan is to keep the SSD containing Linux, locked and boot Windows from live USB times I need Windows. This way Linux ...
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Is /proc/sys comparable to the Windows registry?

Does Linux's /proc/sys expose similar functionality to that of the Windows Registry or are they incomparable? From what I've seen, both allow the user to change various arcane system functions by ...
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Change default boot from Windows to Linux

I have a system that shipped with Windows 10. I installed Rocky 8.5 on it. When the system boots it defaults to Windows 10. I can boot to Rocky if I press F7 on boot. How would I go about changing it ...
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How to connect from windows client to centos git server on local netwowk

In Linux CentOS: yum install git cd /home mkdir mysite cd mysite git init In Windows 10: git clone https://my_server_username:my_server_password@192.168.1.10/home/mysite/mysite.git it returns: fatal:...
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How can I fix window resizing with virtualbox-guest-utils on Arch Linux on virtualbox

I have installed Arch, X using: sudo pacman -S xorg-server xorg-apps xorg-xinit xterm and VirtualBox guest utils using: sudo pacman -S virtualbox-guest-utils however virtualbox still gives me a ...
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virt-manager Windows guest access Linux host folder

I have the following configuration: Linux host: MX Linux 21 (based on Debian 11) Windows guest: Windows 8.1 virt-manager: 3.2.0 I've created a shared folder in Linux labeled L_data. Windows has ...
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Did Windows break my LUKS encrypted disk?

Primary OS is Qubes, secondary OS is Windows 10. I have a disk sda with full disk encryption (LUKS). But now I don't see my ext4 partitions on that disk and there only is one NTFS partition with a ...
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