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AUTOEXEC Configuration for DOSBOX doesn't work (Works on Windows)

I'm trying to configure the Autoexec section of Dosbox. I downloaded DOSBOX for Windows and I added these lines : [autoexec] # Lines in this section will be run at startup. # You can put your MOUNT ...
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Chainload windows.img in grub2

I normally use my Windows system on a infrequent basis making it more advantageous to run it in a virtualbox. However, I want to do something that goes beyond the limits of my Virtualbox. For this ...
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Run a 16-bit Application through DOSBox/DOSEmu with Telnet

Here is my problem. I have a Fedora 30 telnet-server and a Windows telnet client. I installed DosBox on Fedora30, and it works running my app (Foxpro 2.6). There is no GUI. I would like to run ...
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File disappeared, when using Virtual Box

I'm using Pop!_OS and installing Windows 10 in a Virtual Box for using Miracast. After I create my Windows 10 machine and try to add ISO file, it shows that the ISO file is not in the Downloads folder....
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Lubuntu on TD cache disk, 8gb

Big hello 2 everybody up in here! I have a Transcend cache disk, size of 8gb and right now is on Lubuntu, which are password locked and i xannot install anything on it. Disk is quite fast to boot and ...
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How to modify a Windows installation ISO and keep it bootable?

I know there have been quite a few similar questions, but they aren't specific enough. I have a Windows 10 x64 installation ISO and I am trying to extract the files make some modifications and then ...
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Grub not showing debian partition

I have a hard drive sda with 3 OSs: Windows 10 Debian Ubuntu After installing Ubuntu, Debian partition is not showing anymore. I tried to update the grub from Ubuntu: sudo update-grub This is the ...
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Docker service not starting on new WSL2

Im trying to start docker in the brand new WSL2 with the following command : sudo service docker start then: sudo service docker status result : * Docker is running BUT on running the test ...
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Can I rename a file inside an iso image without completely rebuilding it?

I have a bash script that is supposed to download a Windows 10 iso file from Microsoft and then change the names of two files in that iso in order to remove the "Press any key to boot from this CD/DVD....
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transferring huge files from WIN to Linux are failed

we are using win machines ( win 2012 ) and transferring files ( each file is ~1G ) and total files are - 10 so we transferring 10G to Linux redhat 7 VIA SCP protocol, some times all files ...
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Alfa AWUS036NHA not appering on Kali Linux applicaton on Windows 10 with airmon-ng command

I have installed Kali Linux application that Windows 10 has. I made the update and upgrade installed wireshark and metasploit framework. I have installed also the Alfa AWUS036NHA device in my laptop. ...
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Why is Arch GPU performance faster than Debian and Windows?

I have used Linux for a while, recently switching to Arch, and decided to test frame rates in Arch, Debian, and Windows. I first installed Windows (just drivers and Firefox, for I wanted to remove ...
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Wireless network card (Qualcomm Atheros AR9227) slower in Linux (Debian) than Windows 10

a few months ago I dual booted Linux (Debian 10 Buster with KDE Plasma) and Windows 10. Everything seems to be working correctly, except for my wireless network card (Qualcomm Atheros AR9227). It's ...
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Cygwin Bash Escape Slash at First Place [duplicate]

Having this script.sh in Cygwin # !/bin/sh x="abc" echo "$x/" And running bash.exe script.sh, outputs: /bc instead of abc/ What is happening here?
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Dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 10 on UEFI mode

I'm trying to dual boot my PC which already has Windows 10 installed (in UEFI mode) with Ubuntu. I'm aware that I have to install Ubuntu in the UEFI mode in order to avoid the hassle later. I have ...
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Dual boot with Mint and Windows doesn't work: only Linux boot

What I did so far: I had Ubuntu + Windows 10, was working fine but Ubuntu was taking too much space on my drive. Deleted Ubuntu partitions, gave the space back to windows, boot into the Windows USB ...
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Trying to make my USB Wifi adapter work on Virtualbox (Kali Guest, Windows host)

I'm trying to make Kali Linux run under Virtualbox, with my Windows 10 PC. I recently bought a USB WIFI adapter (Realtek RTL8812au), and I'm trying to USB passthrough the adapter to my Kali VM. Thing ...
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Master DNS - Windows, Slave DNS - Linux

There is a working DNS server in Windows Server 2016. I installed and configured slave DNS server in Oracle Linux 7. In windows server, I enabled BIND secondaries, and to Listen all ip addresses. ...
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Booting to Windows with broken GRUB [migrated]

I installed Ubuntu on my Windows 10 system, to dual boot with GRUB. Ubuntu and GRUB were installed on a separate drive from the main Windows drive. Later on, I did not need Ubuntu on my system ...
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Grub, usb multiboot ubuntu and windows 10 installation disk

I made usb disk multiboot installation, ubuntu and windows 10. sudo parted -s /dev/sdb mklabel msdos sudo parted -s /dev/sdb mkpart primary 1MiB 551MiB sudo parted -s /dev/sdb set 1 esp on sudo ...
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copy paste from debian buster doesn't work on MS-Windows 10

I have been working on a computer which apparently has Debian buster as well as MS-Windows 10 1903 . On the said machine before you could copy and paste files and folders without an issue. In some ...
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SAMBA copy file without properties: the file has properties that can't be copied to new location

From Windows 10 (enterprise) copying a file that has only been downloaded from internet will I get a windows popup saying: Are you sure you want to copy this file without it's properties? The ...
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Fedora 30 dual boot possible with Windows 7?

My current OS is Windows 7. I have 1 HDD (1 TB). It has a drive C: (100GB), a drive D: (~800GB), and unallocated disk space (100 GB) I intend to use for Fedora. Can I dual boot Fedora 30 with ...
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xfce on cygwin X not working!

Good evening, I have a big problem, I'm fighting desperately with my PC to launch a session but it spits and my CPU goes up to 100% When I click on exit, the software tells me that I have 13 ...
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How to create a Windows 10 ISO from the bash prompt

I'm trying to generate a custom bootable Windows 10 ISO using the command prompt (it needs to be automatable so GUI won't work). I've been trying to use mkisofs but not sure which options are needed ...
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Bash script exercise in Windows environment

I have this exercise Write a script which creates files File.txt numer.txt the first contains the list of script arguments, separated by newline, the second contains your UID, ...
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grub > no such device. Looks like grub installed on Windows boot partition

I had dual booted Windows 10 and Linux Mint a while ago and have a bit of a weird setup. Windows is installed on an SSD, and I had Linux mint on a partition on a separate HDD. I can't remember exactly ...
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How to find encrypted installations with GRUB

I had Windows alongside Debian (with encrypted root) installed, then I installed another Windows instance which apparently has overwritten grub. To fix this, I installed a second Debian instance which ...
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Switching from Windows to Ubuntu, what is to note? [closed]

Today I decided to switch my OS from windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I started to recover all my documents, pictures, music and software projects. Then, I recognized that some of the files I'd like to ...
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CUPS to a Windows 2016 Print Server

I have CUPS installed on a RHEL7 system, with client.conf ServerName attribute pointing to a Windows 2016 Server that is managed by the Print Team. After lots of troubleshooting, we've established ...
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Problem booting windows 7 while ubuntu installed alongside withit

I dual boot my machine by shrinking the size of partition and creating un-allocated space through windows 7 and at that un-allocated space I installed ubuntu after the complete installation of Ubuntu ...
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How to multiboot on 1 drive: Android desktop fork, Windows 10, Lubuntu, and Mac OSx?

The problem I want to have 4 OS, an Android OS preferably Phoenix OS, Lubuntu, Windows 10, and Mac OS X on one hardrive in a similar manner to a dual boot just having 4 instead of 2. Specs Model # ...
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Ubuntu Alternative to NTLite? [closed]

I'd like to reduce the size of Windows 10 ISO, which is too big for DVD burning. Although there is NTLite in Windows OS to do this job, is there a Linux software alternative?
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AutoFS not working as expected with CIFS shares

I have this setup Client: Centos 7.6.1810 up to date Server: Windows 7 pro AutoFS Configuration # tail -1 /etc/auto.master /srv/xray /etc/auto.xray # cat /etc/auto.xray cdm8240 -fstype=...
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xrdp disconnects immediately after connection from Windows10/Centos to Centos7

This is my xrdp config: [Globals] ini_version=1 fork=true port=3389 use_vsock=false tcp_nodelay=true tcp_keepalive=true security_layer=negotiate crypt_level=high certificate= key_file= ssl_protocols=...
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dhclient is not getting an lease / ip address from dhcp - but windows gets one

How could it be that I get easily an ip address with Windows 10 network manager and not with simple Linux QNAP NAS System? And not working situation. I tried to renew the ip address manually. [...
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How to fix Windows dual boot with Manjaro? [duplicate]

I've done a full system update of Manjaro Linux, but the laptop has shutted down due to low battery. After turning it on again, everything was working well, so I restarted the update and this time has ...
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Accessing Windows 10 public share from Ubuntu without username or password

I have a Windows 10 PC with a public share set up, and want to be able to access files on the share without providing a username and password to connect. Other Windows PCs can access it using ⁠//...
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Should we use machine-wide Wine prefixes?

I recently learned about WINEPREFIXes, and it seems like its root folder usually ends up in the current user's home folder. Ideally, I'd like the Windows software to be available to all users, so ...
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Window 10 not appearing on GRUB after fresh Arch install

I have a computer with two SSDs, one with Windows 10 and another with Arch, freshly installed. When I boot up and get to the Grub menu, the only options available are for Arch and Advanced Setup for ...
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access windows shared files from linux (case insensitive)

I have a python application (deployed on centos) which searches for files in a shared path on (windows) the windows paths named like below (upper and lower case) \\shared\PDFs\MyFolder\SomeFile.txt ...
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GRUB in USB windows in a subfolder

I'm creating a set of scripts for a multiboot USB, using GRUB as a bootloader. I want to add Windows installers. I can boot the Windows, extracting the files in the USB, only if the files are in the ...
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How to utilize Windows 10 Connection Sharing to Access ZScaler protected Websites on Linux / Ubuntu 18.04

How can I use ZScaler to access protected websites via Ubuntu without a dedicated Ubuntu client?
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Windows on SSD, Linux on HDD. No dual-boot. Separate bootloader devices. Will there be problems?

I have a 1 Terabyte HDD which is currently empty storage space for Windows which is on SSD. I want to split the HDD to two 500GB partitions and use first half as Windows storage space and the other ...
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Is it possible to recover overwritten files from another operating System on the current operating system?

On my PC I had 2 operating sytems (ubuntu and windows) and for about 5 days I wanted to reinstall my Windows OS because of some bugs but instead of installing it on the partition where my old version ...
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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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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 ...