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How to remove grub bootloader from windows 10?

I used to have ubuntu installed in pc hard disk but for other purposes, I can have only windows installed. Now I have uninstalled all partitions having ext4 fs, so only ntfs and bootable fs (vfat32 I ...
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Installing Linux alongside Windows without boot managers

Can I install Linux alongside Windows on another drive and choose what OS to boot just through UEFI? I have two disks: SSD and HDD. And so I want to install Linux OS on a partition on HDD while being ...
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Cannot find any way to search for files containing 100% NULLs? [migrated]

Thanks in advance for even reading this.. ;-) I lost my Desktop folder(I had a lot of stuff there.. maybe 1000 files). And used a tool to recover the deleted files right away. If found all the ...
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How to add Windows 10 from another NVME drive to systemd-boot loader entries?

I have tried updating the systemd-boot configuration according to this: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd-boot I am trying to add Windows 10 to my boot menu. Here are my drives: ...
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Corrupted LUKS2 /home partition

My /dev/sdc drive got corrupted by a dual boot windows missclick. I must have corrupted the partition table as far as I know. As most fora suggest I used testdisk to analyse and rewrite the GPT and It ...
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Can I use the same Clonezilla USB on Linux and on Windows?

It looks to me like the easiest way to make a Clonezilla USB is the windows way. Using Rufus. But the machine I want to use it on is a Linux (Mint) machine. If I make it on Windows can I then use it ...
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Apply NTFS FileSystem without Format

I remove File system on drive (Three years ago). The Disk was not formatted, because I want to recover my files and I had no Windows/Linux OS. Is it possible apply NTFS File System without Format? ...
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Why doesn't Pop_OS! show “Install alongside Windows” option even when I have unallocated space?

I have unallocated space on my SSD which I plan to use to install Pop_OS! When I boot from the live USB to install it, I am presented with only 2 options - clean install (wipe disk) or advanced ...
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Why is my live USB still MBR after flashing POP_OS! with Etcher?

Similar to the question here, I have questions about burning POP_OS! with Etcher. After burning the image to a USB stick, I still see it as "MBR" when I view its properties in Disk Manager. ...
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Test the security of a smb port exposed on the internet [migrated]

I don't know if this question has been asked in this format before, and it's a bit at the interface between linux (attacker) and windows (target). Ubuntu users, please don't be afraid if I show you ...
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Windows 10 boot loader refuses to boot Linux Mint [migrated]

Recently, I successfully installed Linux Mint alongside Windows 10 on my Surface Pro (5th gen). Additional info: the entire Windows 10, EFI partition as well as /boot are located on the internal SSD, ...
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Missing Operating System on Kali linux dual boot with windows 7 on a macbook

So, here's the story: I was sick of my mac laptop (2007) and i could not buy another one so, I gave it to someone i knew had knowledge about technology a lot. I told him to change mac to windows. A ...
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Windows 10 dual boot with Mint: Not able to boot into Windows anymore

Here's how I configured my drive after installing Win10: So I made one partition for Windows at 73Gb and in the remaining space I created a 30Gb partition for the "/" root folder for Mint ...
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Dual boot installation

Let me start by saying that I know this isn't the right site to ask but I do need an opinion. I recently bought Lenovo L340 with 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD with windows 10 home pre-installed on SSD. I wanted ...
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Installing Ubuntu as dual-boot without previous partitioning

My previous operating system was a Windows 8.1 with two virtual partitions (C: and D:) and it got a Black Screen of Death after the logon. Running commands like msconfig at this point was possible, ...
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Install CentOS 8, on new Laptop with No started Windows 10, Dual

I purchased a Lenovo Laptop that includes Windows 10 Pro. I would like to install CentOS 8, But I don't want to start Windows 10 Pro installation and I don't want to lose the option of first Windows ...
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cant boot from usb formatted on linux with dd

I have an ASUS laptop which runs Manjaro 20.0.3. I have created a bootable usb stick from an ISO like this: sudo dd bs=4M if=~/Windows/win7u.iso of=/dev/sdc status=progress oflag=sync When I access ...
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How to Install Linux distribution and run windows from it?

So I've recently decided on switching to Linux and running windows from within it (for day-to-day programs and games) and have Linux as a main OS for delicate stuff like bank details, etc... Issue is ...
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Copy all files which have been modified or created in the last day, from all the folders inside a directory, to another directory

We have read the following topics: Copy files from one directory to another, ignoring files where the destination's file has been modified in the last hour? Find all files and folder have been ...
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Windows 10 VM ignores QXL video memory changes

[Linux Mint 19.3 host, UCA Stein PPA for QEMU v3, Windows 10 v2004 guest] I'm trying to allocate more video RAM to my Windows 10 VM. I've always done this via virsh, changing these line: <video> ...
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Video output blank on PCI passthrough for QEMU

Ive recently been dunking my head in sulfuric acid, trying to get a GPU to work with QEMU. The screen is first used by the UEFI firmware from boot, but once Arch Linux is loaded it switches to the ...
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How to repair Windows Bootmanager after formatting boot-loader partition during Linux Installation?

Due to a GPU upgrade, today I reinstalled my Linux (Pop_!OS with nvidia driver) on my dual boot configuration alongside Windows 10. It is a GPT style NVMe disk. Doing so, I think that I accidentally ...
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Setting up Windows 10 virtual machine in Fedora

I recently made a total shift to Linux(Fedora 32). Ran dual boot with Win 10 for a month and then removed Windows from dual boot. However, MS Office is being taught in my sister's school. So, I need ...
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How to install dual boot system CentOS & Windows?

I want to install a dual boot system on a single hdd with EFI support (or without). CentOS 7 as the primary operating system and Windows 10 as the second system mostly for gaming. What is the ...
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How to access files which are hidden in both linux and windows?

I had to transfer a huge folder I had downloaded from Fedora to Windows. Since GNOME Files mount file systems in read-only mode by default, I had to mount it manually using the following code sudo ...
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amd-vi: Unable to read/write to IOMU perf count

I bought new HP Pavilion gaming laptop. The CPU is AMD ryzen 7-3750h I am new in Linux. I am trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu. I followed the steps from the tutorial that i saw on YouTube. ...
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Changing the windows UUID volume with Debian

I'd like to be able to put an ID on a USB key formatted in NTFS under debian and be able to read it with Windows 7 and 10. As the identifier must be unique, I prefer to use UUID rather than label. I ...
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Dual booting windows 10 and ubuntu did not work?

I am trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu. My Windows 10 is updated to the last version 2004 (OS build 19041.264). I tried many times but it didn't work me. Here is the steps that I followed ...
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Cannot cross-compile SDL2 with Mingw-w64 on Ubuntu

SDL downloads I am on Ubuntu using WSL2 and I want to create an executable that will run on Windows. Currently I can build executables for linux just fine. I downloaded the SDL MinGw windows ...
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Unable to move or rename directories on WSL

I work on Windows, with WSL Ubuntu install. I followed these instructions to set up unix file permissions. All is well, except I seem to be unable to move directories. $ mkdir foo $ mv foo bar # no ...
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How do I install Debian Wheezy 64 on a VM that I have opened on a Windows machine? I am facing issues with the mirror

I am a full linux newb and my programming experience is mostly in Python. I need to run software (specified here https://github.com/ins-amu/scripts/wiki) to analyze data. I have a windows machine ...
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Help with ConnectX 3 SR-IOV with Linux host and windows guest via kvm

I’m having trouble getting my ConnectX 3 to work via SR-IOV in windows 10 or server 2019 guests in kvm. I get error 43 in both from the latest Mellanox or Microsoft drivers. Literally the exact same ...
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Keyboard passthrough - random key inputs while gaming

I have a Windows 10 VM setup with KVM (qemu). I am passing through my mouse and keyboard input. I looked up the device under /dev/input/by-id/ and added them to the XML: <input type="mouse&...
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Which IP used to connect Virtualbox CentOs with Windows

I'm using Virtualbox to run CentOs and I'd like to know which is the IP used to connect my VM (CentOs) with my local machine (Windows). When I run ifconfig on CentOs, got this results: enp0s3: flags=...
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How do I retain keyboard setup for my xrdp session?

Running RDP on my Win10 box against my Raspbian distro on an R4 with xrdp. My keyboard layout was not corresponding to my Norwegian keyboard. I followed the advice in Save setxkbmap settings? to get ...
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Use dd to create image of ubuntu disk on local windows pc

I have the unfortunate position of having spent 4 years developing a software business that in the current climate is not going to be allowed to succeed with all the budget cutbacks. My web ...
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How to use a windows based android emulator avd data in linux?

I had before in my machine running Windows 10, then I decided to switch back again to Arch Linux. Before installing Arch Linux I backed up my hidden Android directory that has AVD data directory which ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Samba Share to Windows, Added a Second Drive Its Not Recognized

I am pretty new with Linux and Ubuntu sorry in advance. I have built a secondary PC from parts I had around the house to use as a storage server/plex media server on Ubuntu-20.04. Before this all was ...
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/proc/PID/maps — How to identify the memory allocated by a program run from `wine`

Have this old Windows XP program that runs from wine, I would like to take a snapshot of the allocated memory by the program. First, tried with gcore, works well, but the core is about 3 GB, while ...
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Grub not detecting Windows disk

I have a dual-boot setup, with Linux Mint 19.3 and Windows 10 each installed on a separate disk. Windows says that it is installed in a "Legacy/BIOS mode", and so I used this mode to install Linux as ...
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KVM-Qemu Windows 10 guest VM can't connect to Samba Share

When paste my linux host IP where i have Samba server, into the windows URL bar and hit enter, the connections that i created in Samba appear but then i am not able to connect, it appears this message ...
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How to set up RDP on Qemu KVM machine over internet?

I've been trying to set up RDP to work on a Arch Linux hosted Windows 10 VM. The host machine is not local so I am trying to connect to the Windows VM over the internet. The networking setup on the VM ...
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Facing an error while trying to boot windows 10

i have been facing a problem lately. I wanted to create a partition of 100 GB on ubuntu only. Which i did but then for some reason i have been facing this error while trying to boot windows 10. the ...
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Is there a way to boot Linux on the onboard graphics, and Windows on my Graphics Card?

I will admit, I am kind of a noob when it comes to Linux. I am TRYING to get better, but to get better, I kind of need to install Linux, instead of running it on the RAM disk however, I am not ready ...
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How USB OTG virtual COM port device operation can work with Windows 10 IOT OS?

I am trying with minnowmax (https://www.elinux.org/Minnowboard:MinnowMax) with USB OTG option on windows 10 IoT platform for Device operation. What will be the way to write a driver to configure the ...
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Output file blows up when trying to find strings on bash on ubuntu on windows

I'm using Bash on Ubuntu on Windows to run linux commands on my windows system. It seems to work just like Ubuntu so for all intents and purposes I'm on ubuntu here I guess. I'm trying to use strings ...
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After unzipping, some files are missing

I compressed a large number of small files (6102 pdf&txt files) on Ubuntu 16.04 using the default compression tool with right click and uploaded the zip file to net disk. However, after others ...
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System bootorder not founded

I already had Windows 10 installed on my PC. Recently I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows. After completing the installation the PC is unable to boot; I get this message at startup: System ...
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What is the best way to remotely access devices connected to a Linux box?

Our team accesses the work network via a Cisco VPN. We work with devices (PLC, HMI, etc.) that cannot be directly connected to the work network, so we have an isolated network we used when at work. ...
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Unix distros Ubuntu and Debian on Window 10

I am running Windows 10 on my computer and I recently installed Debian 10 on it from Microsoft store, but now I want to also run Ubuntu on the same Computer (for practical purpose) and I want to know ...

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