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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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Windows 10 item does not show up in GRUB menu after installing openSUSE

I installed openSUSE Leap 15 alongside my Windows 10 on same hard drive but in an allocated free space. I expected the dualboot option, but the Windows 10 item doesn't show up in GRUB menu at all. ...
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Boot loader not working, Grub Rescue Mode is showing instead [duplicate]

i used to have kali linux with my windows 10 on dual boot mode hosted by kali grub bootloader. Both OS had their seperate memory in partition. Recently i went to my windows OS and removed/cleared the ...
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Restore a malfunctioning USB Drive ? (Incl. log from GParted) [on hold]

My USB drive is malfunctioning. 64GB 2.0 from Intenso i think.  I tried to convert it to a bootable Linux drive via LiveCDLinux on Win10.  Currently whenever I plug it in it shows up the folder and ...
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Installed RHEL 7.2 alongside Windows 10 dual boot problem is Windows 10 is not booting

I have installed RHEL 7.2 alongside Windows 10. Windows 10 is already installed then RHEL is intalled properly and working fine. I have configured 40_custom file now Windows option is showing in boot ...
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I cannot see Linux in dual boot system. I have Windows too [closed]

I have installed Linux along side Microsoft's Windows. I was trying to have a dual boot system, but after I installed I can not see it, even in EasyBCD (on Add new entry). What should I do?
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How to reinstall kali linux in a dual boot system? [duplicate]

I am having issues with kali linux after the update. I want to reinstall or may be roll back to a stable version without causing any issues with the windows os or the dual boot configuration.
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Steps to Boot Linux from USB on Windows 10/Linux Dual Install [closed]

I'm interested in a high-level view of booting Linux from a partition separate from Windows using a USB bootloader. My work computer must have Windows 10 on it because of company policy. IT is ...
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Access denied when accessing samba shares via a network drive in Windows 7 and 10

I have a Debian Stretch server setup for a few years now, with samba install with shares configured the shares are accessible from both windows 7 and 10 computers when using the network paths directly....
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Linux access windows share without loading to RAM

I have a laptop running an Arch-based Linux system and frequently need to access a windows share at my workplace. This is really annoying since it takes ages to load. Particularly, one folder is ...
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Dual boot ignores EFI devices

My pc does not boot anymore in EFI/UEFI mode. I had grub installed and was able to boot on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux (14.04 LTS). I recently tried to install Fedora Workstation 29 '...
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Move Linux drive to an existing Windows machine [closed]

I have an existing dual-boot machine (A) with Windows 10 on the active drive and Linux (Mint) on another. Now I want to move the Linux drive to another existing Windows 10 machine (B) and configure it ...
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grub2 no such device (Win10 / Fedora)

I have Win10 installed on a nvme drive. I have installed Fedora 29 on another ssd with LVM. When grub boots, it shows Fedora & Windows 10 on the list, as it should. But starting with Windows ...
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Shared drive accessed in windows via sshfs not showing certain large directories

I've just set up an Ubuntu 18.04 server, and mapped its drive to my windows notebook using sshfs-win. This works for the most part -- I can read and write to most locations on the drive. However, ...
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Linux Windows dual boot UEFI BIOS confusion

I'm trying to install a Linux Mint dual boot on an old Windows 7 laptop. The laptop has UEFI (plus legacy BIOS mode as you'd expect) and it seems that HP used the legacy setting when they installed ...
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Rsync - write permission denied

I use rsync on Windows (Cygwin), where I move files from shared folder (from another Windows instance) to NFS storage. I have mapped the shared folder to one drive and mounted the NFS folder to ...
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How to find a newly joined node has windows, Linux or Solaris operating system?

I am doing a network service topology diagram. I need to identify the newly added computer's operating system so that I could run different scripts based on OS. How could I identify the newly added ...
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Mount an ext4 partition in another PC(Windows) at the same network in my Ubuntu Live?

Is there any way to mount an ext4 partition in another PC, running Windows, at the same network in my Ubuntu Live? My HD just died earlier today and I needed to use Live Distros until I get a new one....
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Make multiboot USB containing Windows and Linux iso using a Linux PC

Is there a method to create a multiboot USB with both Windows and Linux ISO files using a Linux machine?  (Specifically, I'm on Arch Linux.) I tried multibootusb, multisystem, yumi, syslinux, etc., ...
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Nothing Is Working: Installing Debian on USB

I need to be able to run a linux distribution on my Windows 10 laptop, so I decided to go with Debian. I want to have a USB flash drive that I own run Debian on my laptop, instead of having my laptop ...
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Disable “smart” window switch on debian fluxbox

On my debian fluxbox there is a feature, that switches to the window the cursor points at without clicking (it just automatically switches making it difficult to stay within one window). How can I ...
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udf input/output error

A few months ago I formatted half an ssd (for use by all of my operating systems as file storage, I use os x, Debian, and Microsoft's windows) It was recommended that I use udf, because it is, in ...
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GRUB black screen appeared instead of booting Windows 10

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 from USB drive onto another USB drive (installed with USB drive formatting and encryption - does this matter?). I can boot from both USB drives but my laptop failed to start ...
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QEMU: How to set up SSH File Exchange (SFTP) between Linux Host and Windows Guest?

Assumed I run a isolated virtual network bridge without public internet access (based on this solution): How can I set up a SFTP file exchange (e.g. via WinSCP) between guest machine and host machine ...
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GPU passthrough works with UEFI firmware but not Windows iso

I am trying to set up a virtual machine with passthrough graphics. I am able to get the passthrough working for the UEFI shell, but not the official Windows installer. I can get the Windows installer ...
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Connect to site hosted on Windows Machine by domain name

I'm trying to connect to a Windows Machine-hosted website on our network. Let's call the Windows machine server for ease. I ran a script I made that returns machine name based on an ip address search....
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allow windows shares through iptables in debian 9

i'am working on securing my lamp server(debian 9) with iptables. well as you probebly know. the principle is to block all ports and then allow only the ones i need. for the moment i've succeeded on ...
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Is it necessary to disable Fast Boot in Windows to dual boot with linux(EFISTUB)?

I already have Windows 8.1 installed and going to install Gentoo on the same drive. Also thinking of using rEFInd. So do I really have to disable Fast Boot? If it isn't necessary, what limitations ...
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How do I enable a flowing transition of cursor between Windows and CentOS?

I am currently using: windows 10 home 64 bit and centos 7 It is quite disturbing to my work flow every time I need to right ctrl to get out of the virtual machine's window back to the windows' ...
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grub-mkconfig can't find windows 10

I have two SSDs in my PC, one with a working Windows 10 on, and the other a fresh install of Antergos. Booted Antergos up to get grub set up with both installs, but having difficulties there. I have ...
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Boot into Windows from Linux

I'm running a system with dual boot of Windows and Ubuntu 18.04 with GRUB2. By default it's booting into Linux. I've set the PC to WoL so I can wake it up remotely. What I want is to run some ...
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Viewing ISO9660/Joliet/UDF Windows attributes?

How can I see the Windows attributes on optical discs? Examples: * Hidden. * Read-Only. * System file. The ACL tools on Linux still do not display the hidden attribute for instance.
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Why Will My Unetbootin Not Frugal Install Properly?

Owing to a large number of different reasons, I find myself having to reinstall Windows 10, using my installation of Fedora (KDE spin). Since the only larger-than-4GB USB I have returns a "corrupted ...
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Configuring CentOS 7, ParaView and Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7

I am attempting to run OpenFOAM 2.3.1 on an installation of CentOS 7, running inside a virtual machine hosted by Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine. I am not trying to use any remote ...
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Can't TFTP GET file on Ubuntu machine from Windows machine

I'm trying download file via TFTP on Ubuntu 16.04LTS machine from TFTP server (TFTPD32) running on Windows 7 machine. On Ubuntu every time I got error Transfer timed out. On Windows 7 PC Windows ...
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Different EFIs and Windows dual booting

I have a 4-disk setup: 240GB NVMe SSD (/dev/sdd) 120GB Sata3 SSD (/dev/sdc) 2TB HDD 3TB HDD I installed Windows on /dev/sdd which is the 240GB NVMe SSD. After installing Arch several times I ...
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How can I install a Windows 10 KVM VM on a ZVOL: pick the correct virtio drivers

I was trying to install windows 10 on an NTFS formatted zvol, but I kept getting BSODs: user@ubuntu:~$ virt-install \ > --name myWINVM1 \ > --ram 4096 \ > --disk path=/guest_images2/myWINVM1....
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Moving Linux partition from C:/

I'm trying to switch to working on linux permanently and keep my windows drive for gaming in my spare time. I have a 40GB partition on my C:/ drive where I've installed Linux Mint, the rest of the ...
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Prevent Linux from writing to HDD

I have 3 HDD's, I want to install Linux Mint on HDD 3 which is currently empty and I don't want Linux to be able to write any data on the other 2 which is where all my Windows files are, is there a ...
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Two separate disks, no grub displayed but boots straight to Windows

I have a laptop that contains two SSD disks. Legacy mode is completely disabled in BIOS, so I'm most likely using UEFI only. The bigger disk was used to install a fresh copy of Windows. I then used ...
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Error :hd1,gpt2 not found

i hv windows 8.1 and linux both in my computer.but when i tried to get into windows it wasn't showing me anything after a long wait ,also in Linux i got some errors related to grub.so i uninstalled it ...
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xbindkeys not working when native Gnome 3.30.1 windows are focused

this is archlinux speaking, fresh install with Gnome 3.30.1. After having installed xbindkeys and setup a ~/.xbindkeysrc file with: # corresponds to ctrl+Y on my machine, according to `xbindkeys -k` ...
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How can I fetch file metadata on cifs mounted folder?

In our company we have a shared Windows folder. If I access it from Windows, I can pop up Properties menu of a file and find its metadata: who created it, last access times and so on. On linux I have ...
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system clock is wrong when I boot in to any one of the OS in my dual boot ubuntu-windows setup

I have a dual booted laptop with windows and ubuntu installed side by side. whenever I boot in to any one these operating systems, the system clock shows the time I booted in the said OS last time. ...
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Windows 7 loading with messed up graphics when loading from grub

I had a Manjaro, I shrinked its partition, changed the partition table to GPT (from MBR), installed Windows 7 in the space left from shrinking. The windows boot loader worked fine. (Everything up to ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 LTS dual boot with Windows 7 on separate Hard Drives

I'm trying to make dual boot (Ubuntu server and Windows 7), installed on separated hard drives. But GRUB don't recognize Windows 7 boot. I've tried "sudo grub-update" along with "sudo os-prober". The "...
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Can't log in after fresh install of Linux Mint

I installed Windows 10 Pro on my old ThinkPad R60 and shrank the NTFS partition to 50% to make space for a dual boot Linux installation. Then I installed Linux Mint Debian Edition 3, creating separate ...
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Postfix send mail problem “connection timed out”

I have Windows 7 local machine and virtualbox Ubuntu virtual machine. i have installed Postfix on it and configured it, but when I try to send test mail I get the following error (in var/log/mail.log ...
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Cannot connect to Windows 10 via smbclient because of the wrong password

I downloaded the samba package from arch (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/samba#Client) Then I enabled Network discovery as described in this article: https://websiteforstudents.com/access-...
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Linux font that similar to windows 2016 core cmd's font

I have this windows 2016 core cmd font, as picture above. I want to know how to use similar font on X11 windowing system — Arch linux. Do you know what font would give similar appearance?
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Rename a csv tab from UNIX bash script

I have CSV file that is generated from a bash script: UNIX_REPORT.sh. When you open CSV the file on the windGrr side with excel, the tab (or sheet) in the lower left corner is named UNIX_REPORT.sh. ...