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Problem trying to copy invalid file on FAT32 drive

I have a FAT32 drive I am copying files to and I tried using rsync but it started generating errors because apparently it thinks the file is too big? It says not enough room on device. However, the ...
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SSH + DIR command on remote windows machine

I installed OpenSSH on windows server 2008 r2 and exported my public key there. I can connect normally without typing a password, I can even run the DIR command already in the command I use to connect:...
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Fixing PATH on BASH / WINDOWS

I'm running Windows 10, and have BASH terminal in VisualStudioCode. My problem is that commands such as LS do not work. After some googling, i found that using this command fixes it: export PATH=/usr/...
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permission error when adding new VM

This is my environment: MX Linux 19.4 AHS, virt-manager 2.0, Windows 8.1 in VM, I added the following packages through Synaptic qemu-kvm, libvirt-daemon-system, virt-manager, libvirt0, qemu-utils, ...
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Set Windows like default entry with efibootmgr, but showing menu

I have this menu starting my laptop. As you can see, I have multiple entries for CentOS 8. But, I want to set like default, my Windows Boot Manager (on /dev/nvme01p1) entry… I was thinking in ...
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Oracle VM with FreeBSD 11.3 can't reach the internet

After latest windows update, for some reason my freebsd VM can't access the internet, im not sure if its related or not but I assume it might be: When pinging a host lookup failure is returned: root@...
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how can I resize ubuntu partition using gparted?

I have a dual-boot laptop with Windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04. At first I allocate 26GB space to ubuntu but now I think it is too small, so I want to resize it to 250GB. Now I have two disks, I decide ...
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Grub Not Showing, System Bootorder Not Found, Ubuntu & Windows 10

I have installed ubuntu in dual boot with windows 10 in UEFI mode. Can't boot to ubuntu. The error message "System Bootorder Not Found" flashes and then Windows 10 boots up. I tried some ...
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Installing windows software on linux

I want to install a windows software on ubuntu 20.04 without using a VM. Specifically, I want to install the Windows 3D Builder. Is there any way of doing it?
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Mapping Windows network drives with Ansible fails

I'm trying to use Ansible to map a network drive for Windows hosts. I've tried two methods - the win_mapped_drive module and a net use command using win_shell. First, I created a plain Playbook with ...
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How can I manage a remote headless Debian (buster) server with QEMU/KVM Windows 10 install?

I have a project computer which I'm going to make headless (the Debian side is headless now, but this Windows-10 KVM needs the GUI for setup and troubleshooting when it goes foo-bar) and deliver to a ...
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How to create alias of a certain command to point to the primary one

Hello I am a beginner in ubuntu and using python3 for my some of the deployments, also same deployments are tested on windows so every time I push/pull changes between Linux and windows I encounter a ...
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How to replace grub with Windows boot loader after formatting Ubuntu partition

I foolishly formatted the partition Ubuntu was on using Windows disk management, and now cannot boot my existing Windows 10 installation. I only have access to two things: my laptop's (Asus X555) ...
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How to restore windows image created with dd?

I want to restore my windows image created with dd I used the command dd if=/dev/nvme0n1 of="./$(date).img" status=progress to create the image. There where four partitions in my nvme0n1 *...
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Can I emulate the windows impersonation api on a unix system?

I am currently working on a java project, which uses waffle to authenticate users over the windows api's. But I am personally working on a unix(macOS) machine, and am trying to avoid having to use a ...
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Why my linux shell shows a “#” instead of “$”?

I'm installing WSL on windows 10, but when I come to the last step it shows a "#" instead of "$", what should I do?
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Will booting windows 10 from a USB drive affect grub in any way?

I use Ubuntu. But I urgently need a windows 10 OS for a test. I was wondering whether it is possible to boot into windows 10 from USB drive, to avoid deletion of grub. I'm in lockdown at the moment, ...
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emulate windows path with symbolic links

I have many files that refer to N:/path/to/MainFolder I am working with Ubuntu, I do not use Windows and I have my MainFolder in my user directory. I would like to know if there is a way to create a ...
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Bluetooth Pairing on Dual Boot of Windows & Linux Mint/Ubuntu - Stop having to Pair Devices - Not working

I've tried everything mentioned on the answers mentioned in the following post: Bluetooth Pairing on Dual Boot of Windows & Linux Mint/Ubuntu - Stop having to Pair Devices But I've made no ...
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One of two partitions on external Windows hard drive not showing

I have an old hard drive from a Windows machine it is in an external enclosure connected to my Desktop via USB. It has 2 parititions (D and P) and it is of 2TB capacity. When I connect it to my Linux ...
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Dual Booting 1 windows and 1 linux operating systems in two diffrent hdd/ssd good?

can someone help me out i wanted to dual both windows and another linux os on two diffrent hdd/ssd so that i could use one drive for windows and one for linux i dont want to share files rather both ...
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GRUB - Fedora and Ubuntu on different drives

I normally ran dualboot Ubuntu/Windows and recently decided to try adding Fedora to the list. I'm a bit confused about several things regarding grub, what the arrangement should be, and why a few ...
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rEFInd boot manager on multiple boot machine - the windows 10 entry has vanished!

I have migrated some old linux systems from an MBR based laptop with a dead GPU to a new machine and thought it would be best to keep things as simple as possible. So I disabled the CSM and specified ...
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Adding Raw Disk to a Virtual Box gives the following errors

I am running Virtual Box on Linux Mint and when trying to add a rawdisk .vmdk to my virtual machine I get the following errors. Permission problem accessing the file for the medium '/home/stephen/...
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No sound on Linux or Windows

I have a laptop and I ran into this problem: the sound doesn't work on either Linux or Windows. It happened when I was on Windows and just put the laptop into sleep mode, and then I opened it and I ...
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Unable to complete install: 'unsupported configuration: unknown protocol type 'file'' error

I've been trying to create a windows vm with qemu and kvm through virt-manager in Linux Mint. However, I am stuck running into this error whenever I try to use the Windows ISO. Unable to complete ...
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Intel GPU accelerated Virtual Machine

Have anyone came across this problem when running a Windows VM with Intel GVT-g: Before installing the driver as described from the driver note here: https://github.com/intel/gvt-linux/wiki/...
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How can repair grub after installing Windows 10?

I have made many experiments,found interesting fact: step1: install debian-buster No EFI partition setup during installation in this step. step2: install windows 10 At this time,grub menu lost,boot ...
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How to control screens on several Windows computers placed around a room?

I want to setup read-only screens around a room that displays different messages at different times. A single laptop would run a BASH script that checks the times, and decides which messages to send ...
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What RDP client for RDP v10 on Openuse Leap 15.2?

Hej! I need to connect to a Windows 10 PC from a laptop with opensuse leap 15.2. The admin of the Windows 10 device told me, I'd need a client that supports RDP v10. (I'm only admin on the Linux ...
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How do I recover my Windows partitions after accidentally replacing all of them during a Linux Mint installation?

I recently bought a new SSD for a Linux Mint installation in order to avoid potentially messing up the partitioning of my existing drives. During the installation I seem to have mixed up the model ...
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Bluetooth pairing in Windows and Manjaro/Arch dual boot

As explained here when rebooting into the other OS you need to pair again because the bluetooth mac address is constant, and new keys are generated that overwrite the existing keys on the device. ...
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Replacing HDD with a new one on Ubuntu 20.04

I am dual-booting Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu 20.04. My Ubuntu partition is 60gb and it ran out. I'm trying to replace the disk with a bigger one, but I don't want to copy Windows and I'm afraid that ...
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How to pipe dd stdout to ssh and transfer disk image from linux localhost to windows 7 remote host

I am trying to take a disk image from a computer using a live boot of linux. I want to send this disk image to another computer that is running windows 7 using ssh. My current setup has been as ...
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Recover grub after update Windows 10

I have been using Windows 10 and Linux Mint for more than 2 years on the same computer. I always kept Windows up to date, but this time, the Windows update somehow overwrote grub to boot both OS. I ...
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eth network no connection after rebooting from Win 10 to Linux

i´m dual-booting Win 10 and EndeavourOS. Somehow Windows does mess with my network card so that when booting Linux i can´t reach the network. When i first encountered this i reinstalled EndeavourOS ...
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Unable to run windows iso VirtualBox

I am trying to run windows 10 through VirtualBox. But, whenever I try that, it terminates with an error showing some error message. Is there any way to solve this issue?
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accessing Centos SAMBA shares from windows server 2019

I'm a very basic Unix user and just trying to teach myself stuff.. I have a few samba shares from a Centos unix machine. These shares can be accessed fine from standing alone windows 10 machines but I ...
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Anydesk transmision errors (Linux Mint to Win10)

I have Anydesk installed on both my Win 10 desktop at office and Linux Mint at home. Whenever I connect to Win10, after a while, the performance becomes very laggy and some keys are misbehaving.The ...
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Triple Boot Debian 10, Fedora 33 and Windows 10 with GPT and (U)EFI

Situation: Hardware is Lenovo Laptop with: -1 physical 1TB SSD disk -UEFI BIOS (version H3ET65WW 1.02) -BIOS Startup tab settings: UEFI/Legacy Boot- UEFI Only & CSM Support set to Yes -Boot ...
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How Do I uninstall Fedora from a triple boot involving Ubuntu and Windows?

I have have installed Windows 10,Ubuntu 20.04 and Fedora 33 in this order as a triple boot on my (HP Notebook 15-da0435tx) and now i want to uninstall fedora while still keeping Ubuntu and Windows ...
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Boot Linux from ISO Image inside Windows 7 Partion

I have a Windows 7 Laptop from a friend where he wants me to install Linux for him to try. The MBR partition table is already full, so there is no option to add another partition and install Linux ...
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How do I install LILO boot loader with Ubuntu and Windows dualboot?

I want to use the LILO boot loader so I can use EasyBCD to show a Ubuntu listing on the Windows Boot Manager screen, but I don't know how. Please make this as simple as possible, as I don't know much ...
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Can't boot and can't access BIOS

I created an ubuntu bootable USB stick using my windows 7. Then disconnected my HDD, powered on and changed the BIOS setting to legacy and booted from the bootable USB(changed to legacy because I ...
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Issue with MBR / Grub

Some issue with my hard disk -- when mounted inside the laptop, the system is booting into a black screen. Even when I change the boot preference to boot with a usb stick, its still getting stuck at ...
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windows network printer in cups, better over samba or direct

Our customer has network printers (label and laser) . Those printers should be available on windows and rhel. The customer has a Windows print server running for those printers. On rhel I work with ...
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making an extended logical swap partition in manjaro

my laptop is old and it uses MBR partitioning. therefore I can't have more than 4 primary partitions. I'm dual booting Manjaro and Windows 8.1. Windows is using 2 primary partitions and Manjaro also ...
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Linux performance on SSD compared to Windows

A week ago I upgraded my main hard disk to an SSD (ADATA SU800) hoping to improve the general performance of my PC. I did a clean install of windows (10) and Linux (Pop-OS). I did notice a great ...
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Linux Mint 20.1 will no longer start

I may have really screwed up. I changed the contents of a file on linux and now virtual box hangs. Here's what I did: In my home directory on linux there is a file .gtkrc-2.0. The file looks something ...
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How do I get rid of windows on linux?

I have 2 operating systems, Windows and ubuntu. What should I do to eliminate windos operating system and make ubuntu system the only one?

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