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Moved Desktop directory and lost files. Can i Undo the command

I accidentally moved my Desktop directory, using the windows Command terminal, and every file on my desktop was removed. The command I used was move C:/users/desktop. I forgot to identify the 2nd ...
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Toolset for clients systems replication

I have idea but don't know it is possible with currently accessible tools. What I'm thinking about is this setting: Single Linux server with ZFS file system with RAID1 (basically) Typical clients ...
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Errors when trying to install Ubuntu: ata1 softreset failed

I'm currently running Windows 7 on my PC and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04. I have already done the whole 'volume shrink' on my drive and allocated 30 GB. After making the necessary changes to ...
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Share Home Directory between Arch and Windows

Would it be possible to share the home directory between Arch and Windows with both installed on the same device? With encryption?
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Unable to create bootable windows usb from linux mint

I'm currently running linux mint but want to install windows and run dual boot. But having difficulties create a bootable usb. What I did: format usb to NTFS (also tried FAT32) burn iso to usb with ...
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empty qcow2 on Windows

I plugged multiple qcow2 to a Windows guest. On the Windows disk manager all disks are listed perfectly, with their data, their real space, I even can explore all files on the Explorer, all cool On ...
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Cannot boot Windows after I Installed Linux Mint 19.3 on a Separate drive

Even when I choose The drive that includes Windows at the boot options, it still boots Mint
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Zscaler VPN disconnects inside VM

Setup Overview I created a solution for my team where we create a windows 10 vm on our Ubuntu laptop (host machine). We run zscaler app inside the vm to share the vpn with host machine. Here is the ...
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qemu-kvm Windows won't start

I know that theres similar questions, but this kind of question hasn't only one solution, it depends on the user situation, even if the same message is displayed, so what i've found don't work for me ...
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rEFInd - How to set up a manual entry / change icons

I have a dual boot system with 2 separate internal SSDs and 1 external HD. I have installed rEFInd on windows 10 SSD and have been able to get down to 1 entry for each internal SSD (by hitting ...
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Oracle VM virtualbox does not show option for Windows OS 64-bit versions

I am on Linux Mint 19.03. I want to set a 64 bit Windows 10 into a virtual machine, however it does not prefer me to choose a 64 bit of any windows version, as shown in the figure. Anybody here to ...
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Legacy bootable usb with win10 - linux mint

I have ssd and hdd. Both use mbr scheme. On my ssd I have mint and it is running well. I want to dual boot and install win10 on hdd but I have problem creating legacy bootable usb with win10 using ...
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How to dual-boot Android x86 and Windows 10 using Windows' metro boot loader?

I have successfully installed Bliss OS on my hard disk partition and have the Grub bootloader. I can boot windows from grub but I want to use the metro bootloader as it supports touchscreen. I have a ...
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Question about dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu on 2 separate hard drives

Hope you're all safe! I have a question about dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu (or any Linux distro for that matter). In my laptop, I currently have a 128GB SSD with Windows + core programs installed ...
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Install Arch on new disk with Windows 10 and MX Linux on initial disk using legacy boot (MBR)

My computer currently dual boots Windows 10 and MX Linux on a NVMe drive, nvme0n1, using legacy mode/MBR partitions. I would like to install Arch Linux on a new NVMe drive, nvme2n1. Once complete and ...
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Can't boot Parrotsec anymore, not sure what to do about it

In attempting to switch to Windows 10 I appear to have tampered with an essential partition. Currently, parrot loads for a bit and then goes to a black screen filled with cryptsetup errors such as: ...
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MicroK8s Running Windows Based Programs on Buster (Raspbian)

Good Day - newbie here with a couple of questions. I am just learning about Raspberry Pi 4 and associated versions, I have also read several very positive articles on MicroK8s capabilities: ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu from dual boot

I have my laptop dual booted with Windows in basic drive (ssd) and ubuntu in dynamic drive(hdd) but now I wish to uninstall ubuntu. I followed some steps as they were given online: 1) In disk ...
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Windows replacing Gnu/Linux partition with drive letter

I recently moved to Microsoft's Windows 10 because of some apps that wine wouldn't run. I consider myself a fairly knowledgeable Gnu/Linux user. I am trying to set up a dual-boot with windows 10 and ...
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Running Fedora Vagrant-VirtualBox image

I have downloaded a Vagrant-VirtualBox image for Fedora from https://alt.fedoraproject.org/cloud/ https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/31/Cloud/x86_64/images/Fedora-Cloud-...
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Setting Debian and Windows [duplicate]

I have Debian. I want to run Windows on the same hard drive, but in separate partitions. I don't want to start my computer "DualBoot" (DualBoot is causing problems for the computer). what should I do? ...
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Which OS will be reinstalled with a factory reset from a dual boot?

I have a computer that had been installed with a dual-boot. Currently, there is when I start a grub kernel that handles two OS on multiple partitions (sda1 to sda4): Ubuntu Windows (with some remote ...
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How to send some logs from qemu guest (windows 10) to ubuntu

I want to send some logs, that are generated from a driver, from qemu(having windows 10 x64 as guest OS) to ubuntu. How can I do it?
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Launch Debian and Windows

I have Debian. I want to run Windows on the same hard drive, but in separate partitions. I don't want to start my computer "DualBoot" (DualBoot is causing problems for the computer). what should I do? ...
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Advice on dual booting windows+ ubuntu

Last time I tried to dual boot windows and ubuntu I lost Grub, and after a couple mistakes had to reinstall. I still want windows, but I don't want to get burned again. I've been doing some research ...
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linux mint dual boot install attempt - doesn't see MS-windows is installed

I have a Microsoft's Windows 7 system, with an SSD that I boot from, and a RAID (2 magnetic disks) that holds my stuff (as opposed to MS-Window's stuff.) I want to add Gnu/Linux as a boot option. I ...
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Accidentally mounted shared folder to /media/, how to fix?

While trying to fix a problem with shared folders, I accidentally set up my shared folder (the C drive) to mount at /media/, not something like /media/sf_C_DRIVE. Now my entire /media folder is just ...
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Fedora 31 - Guest Additions working - but shared folders do not

Windows 10 build: 1909 Fedora version: 31, all recent updates from DNF Virtualbox version: 6.0.14 (This is not quick to update, so please confirm that this is actually a problem before suggesting I ...
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Escape without root privilege?

I worried programs running on VMs escape from the Virtualbox to my host machine, but as I know most escape actions need to get the root privilege, so I'v never type root password when running 3rd ...
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DualBoot Ubuntu / Windows and grub

i'm trying to remove my dual boot because my PC is lagging and I need to reinstall Windows and clean up a lot. So , right click on windows , disk manager , and remove my Ubuntu partition. Problem :...
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Using Gnu/Linux laptop as extended screen from a MS-Windows PC

I'd like to use my Linux Mint (Debian based) laptop as a second monitor for my MS-Windows 8.1 PC. I know how to extend the Windows display over to another screen. When connecting the VGA cable from ...
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Run MS-Windows programs directly from MS-Windows drive, on Linux

I can't seem to find anything about getting WINE to use an actual MS-Windows install, instead of emulating a Windows directory system on Gnu/Linux. Is that even a good idea? I have two SSDs: one with ...
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Why does Windows run more efficiently than most Linux distros on my old laptop?

I have an old Lenovo G40-30 80FY laptop with a Pentium N3530 processor, 8Gb of RAM and a 120Gb SATA SSD. I believe that it will run most of Linux distributions flawlessly. But the fact is that it'...
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Unable to use X11 Forwarding between Windows (WSL) and Linux

I am having issues with X11 forwarding between a Windows 10 system using WSL and a Ubuntu 19 system. To clarify, I am wanting to connect to the Ubuntu server (LNX) from the Windows 10 system (WIN). ...
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No grub screen when i start my system

no grub screen after installing ubuntu 18.04 it takes me straight to linux (i am a new person)
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CTRL-O causing terminal to freeze

I am using cygwin on Windows 10, to ssh to my servers, and recently I noticed that whenever I pressed CTRL+o the entire session/cygwin window would freeze up. I tested it out on putty as well and same ...
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Hyper-V: Enhanced Session Mode - Ubuntu 19.10

Since enhanced session mode is not officially supported by Microsoft for Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 18.04's developer tools are hopelessly outdated, I tried to get it to work. I found the following ...
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Ways to connect to Linux, Windows and Mac systems

This question is regarding ways to connect to Linux, Windows and Mac systems. I read that using SSH you can connect to a Linux PC (imagine that my public key is in the authorized_keys on the Linux PC)....
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Dual-boot with elementary OS not working after update Windows 10

I'am beginner in these things. I had dual-boot systems Windows 10 and Elementary OS. One day Microsoft suggest me update its O.S Windows 10. I agreed. After the update my computer always starts with ...
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In my laptop I boot two os. But, it automatically goes to windows 10

I want to dual boot my laptop with Windows 10 and Debian. After installing these two operating systems, I restart my laptop and it automatically goes to Windows 10. There is no option to select the ...
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Touchpad randomly stops working after installing Windows 10 (Dual boot)

I have a Razer Blade 15" (2018). Never had an issue with the touchpad or the keyboard running PopOS or Arch (Single boot). I had to install Windows 10 alongside PopOS for a job and when I came back to ...
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Purpose of “!::=::\” `name=value pair` in `env` stdout [duplicate]

Inspecting the stdout the invocation of env utility without supplying an operand it returned a name=value pair whose meaning I don't understand nor was able to find any documentation $ env ... !::=::...
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Mono packages unhandled and broken

Trying to get windows forms development going on debian.(From synaptic) But during install mono it stops because of too many error. All related to a cli installation which fails because of the mono ...
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Debian installer puts GRUB on main disk without asking

I wanted to install a Debian Linux system (with LUKS) on the remaining space left by a Windows 10 install (with BitLocker and Secure Boot), without messing with the Windows boot or the main disk (...
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How to make a dual boot system for Ubuntu and Windows?

How can one install dual boot system for running Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 for a computer that has only Ubuntu 18.04 installed? Is there any other way than copy important files from Ubuntu to USB ...
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how to transfer files using scp and a Proxy? [duplicate]

I have the following set up: PC---Raspberry PI----Kali All of them have connectivity, so I want to be able to get files from the Kali to the Windows 10 PC. In order to do that, I've tried this ...
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How can I boot a Windows 10 partition that is on a different drive than my EFI partition using GRUB2?

I was recently moving a few partitions between drives to fix some organizational issues that have risen up as I've purchased new disks. Originally, I had /dev/sda with: /dev/sda1/ - ntfs - Windows ...
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Changing RAID to AHCI without reinstalling Windows 10

Following instructions given here by Quertie (on comments) I'm actually struggling with two possible solutions in my situation. I have managed to install Linux Mint on a: Dell XPS 13 (7390), x64, ...
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Dual Boot Windows 10 / Linux Mint 19.3 on Dell XPS 13 (7390)

As I'm new to dual boot Linux with Windows I'm probably missing a lot during this process and I'll be glad if someone can help me sort things out. I got a new Dell XPS 13 (7390). It came with Windows ...
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How to install Windows 10 alongside with Ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu on my computer. Due to my work, I need a Windows 10 machine. How can I make a dual boot machine? I think a normal Windows installation removes Ubuntu. So can I make some partition ...

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