SYSLINUX is a boot loader for the Linux operating system which runs on an MS-DOS/Windows FAT filesystem.

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Hide files from root in ubuntu

My question would be a little bit silly, but who knows because linux is a very rich and sophisticated OS. Is there a way that a normal user in ubuntu can hide some files from root ? I know that the ...
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After wipe disk error:no such partition. No dual boot

I wipe whole disk because i can't boot windows, but know i have this error:no such partition. And doesn't have dual boot earlier. Does anyone have idea what can I do? Can I install now Windows from ...
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Use Parted Magic with YUMI

I've tried putting parted magic versions on an flash drive using YUMI but every time I get an missing file error stating: This application has raised an unexpected error and must abort. [45] File or ...
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Good books on learning Unix and Linux [duplicate]

I know the basic way and basic commands of linux and I want to be a professional on it. Please suggest me some of the best books on linux which teaches the structure of Linux and Linux kernels, tricks ...
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Can i install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 on it. Is it possible to install any version of Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?
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not able to save setting in Ubuntu 15.10

Yesterday, i install Ubuntu 15.10 and since then my system is not saving the setting(everything is getting reset), does any one know about it?
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I need help looping the adding users using a shell script process in linux

I have used the code below and can create a user with the password but how do I create a loop to repeat the process #!/bin/bash # Script to add a user to Linux system if [ $(id -u) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Enable GRUB after disabling it in Ubuntu

I tried to disable the grub OS selection menu and boot directly to windows without any prompt.just as there was no linux. I achieved the solution for the above by grub customisation menu and ...
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how to kill process inside the kernel itself not from the user level

I am trying to kill a specific process from the kernel (not in the user level) so I was trying to use sys_kill, kill, kill_pid but it did not work the only one did not give me an error is kill_pid but ...
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Install GRUB(2?) to PBR or MBR? (Intend to chainload Lubuntu from Syslinux/ISOlinux)

I have installed Fatdog64 on a re-purposed laptop, and am trying to install Lubuntu alongside Fatdog in a multiboot setup. However, the Fatdog install is not recognized by the Ubuntu Minimal ...
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PXE booting a syslinux Kernel

I got a small Problem with my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server. At first i've installed this packages on my server : dhcp3-server , tftpd-hpa , nfs-kernel-server and syslinux. Everything runs fine and i've ...
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Can't load Windows 10 on fast boot setting

I updated to windows 10 a week ago. For class purposes, I needed to install ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.04, but then had to delete it for some reason. I deletrd the Linux partition feom windows ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu on win 10 PC

I want to install ubuntu on PC already running windows 10. I downloaded linux and made a bootable USB drive but on startup the system directly boots win 10. Also i dont get option for selecting my ...
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What is the difference between Grub and Syslinux?

This question is related to my finding that Ubuntu and its derivative uses both Syslinux and Grub bootloaders on ISO images for Desktop releases. When booting from 32-bit ISO image, it is said that ...
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Custom LiveCD — Skip Install/boot to desktop and run custom app

Following the list of instructions here, I was able to create a LiveCD that I can boot (testing in Virtualbox) but I can't seem to find a way to "boot to desktop", skipping the "Install dialog" ...
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Got stuck at splash screen of Lubuntu after selecting language

need some help here. I have an old tower (an HP Compaq d230MT) that my parents were going to throw into the trash. But I stopped them in order to try to see if I can extend its life using Linux, so I ...
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How to make a bootable USB pendrive

This is the first time I've ever tried to install a Linux distro in my PC. I have used Linux already, but that was some years ago and it was a really ugly distro made for schools, so I thought that ...
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Can't start Ubuntu 15.04 64-Bit Live Stick

When I boot from the Live stick then I get only a message like " SYSLINUX 4.07 ...". I try to install it on a Acer Aspire TimelineX. I recreated the live stick several times with different programs ...
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how to set socks5 proxy in the terminal

I am a beginner using linux, I would like to connecting the terminal to the local proxy socks made by my ssh (Dynamic Port Forwarding), so is there a way to set up a proxy socks5 in the terminal? or ...
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Sylinux 5.x and YUMI - “no default or ui directive found”

I'm on Ubuntu 14.10 and I'm trying to create a multiboot USB with YUMI. the usb is formatted with fat32 I have installed on the usb a couple of live linux ( ubuntu, archbang ... ). When I try to ...
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Cannot boot to Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu

The issue is fixed, I had forgotten to change boot mode and boot priority in BIOS to UEFI and UEFI First, and also 'Optimize for' from 'other OS' to 'Win8 64bit' First of all, sorry if this question ...
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“group descriptors corrupted” after resize of partition was interrupted. How to fix it in a short time

I was running a resize of an ext4 partition, using gparted. Accidentally it was interrupted because the system restarted. Since that moment I cannot mount my partition anymore, dmesg|grep sda says ...
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Help OPENSLL-1.0.2

I have a problem. I want to install the OPENSSL-1.0.2. But when I do that the problem appears that I don't know what OS/compiler to chose from the list witch opens in terminal. There are 100 chaise ...
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Disable xHCI by another way than BIOS - USB 3.0

I'm having troubles with the communication between a NXT-Lego device and a Notebook with USB 3.0 port. I affirm that the problem is the USB 3.0 - driver, because this same device with another ...
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USB won't boot - YUMI 2.0.1.0

I recently burned Ubuntu 14.10 into an USB using YUMI on WINE. It said failed to install syslinux. I tried to put Fedora into my USB and it said good syslinux found. I restarted my PC and it said this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 PXELINUX does not boot RHEL Kernel and Initrd

I have successfully setup PXE server on Ubuntu 12.04 with DNSMASQ for DHCP Proxy Service, TFTPD-HPA for TFTP service, NFS-KERNEL-SERVER, APACHE2 and SYSLINUX for pxelinux.0 bootloaded needed for pxe ...
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Boot Options for Kickstart install method not recognized

I'm successfully installing 12.04 using PXE, as shown below: label ubuntu12.04 menu label Ubuntu 12.04 kernel images/ubuntu/12.04-amd64/linux append ...
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Ubuntu installation on Windows 7

Can anyone provide me with link of ubuntu setup(non .iso file) so that i can install it side-by-side on windows without writing on cd or usb flash drive?
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Boot Ubuntu from a bootable USB hangs on purple screen [duplicate]

I recently bought a laptop (Lenovo Y410P) with Windows 8 pre-installed and I'm trying to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.0. I created a bootable usb using Pendrive. Then I changed the Boot Mode to ...
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problem with setting up multiboot ISO usb using syslinux

I have followed this tutorial: http://blog.jakgibb.com/2013/01/03/creating-a-multiboot-usb-stick-using-syslinux/ I want to boot linux live ISOs directly from USB drive using syslinux instead of ...
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Dual-Booting Ubuntu and Backtrack on a external HDD

Now I would like to install Ubuntu and BackTrack on the same external hard drive. I do not want Ubuntu live, because I use it often and I need it installed. However, I don't care about BackTrack. I ...
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How to install Syslinux on Ubuntu 13.04?

I really searched a lot in Google, but i don't found anything. I want to replace my GRUB with Syslinux. I just installed syslinux with sudo apt-get install syslinux (alias, it seems it was already ...
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Is it ok , if I install ubuntu linux mint and windows in C drive?

I already had windows 7 os , then I install linux mint 15 in c , now I want to have ubuntu in c , may it create any problem , because I have reached to maximum partition of my hard disk. so can not ...
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qemu -cdrom ubuntu.iso -boot d -m 1024 -curses

How do I disable frame buffers in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy kernel, I tried all kinds of kernel parameters but none work? DEFAULT ramdisk LABEL ramdisk kernel /casper/vmlinuz append boot=casper toram ...
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SYSLINUX 4.06 error on boot

I'm a college student majoring in computer science and I thought it was finally time to switch to a "computer scientists" operation system. I decided to try ubuntu first because it seems like the ...
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Unable to boot USB install image 13.04

I've tried creating a USB boot drive but it always fails with a message from Syslinux and a boot: prompt. unknown keyword in configuration file FILE0 boot: I've checked the md5sum of the iso - the ...
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SYSLinux Error on boot, ubuntu 13.04

Want to try out Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP Pavilion dv7 1132nr but I keep getting this error. SYSLINUX 4.06 EDD 2012-10-23 Copyright (C) 1994-2012 H: Peter Anvin et al First of all, a few things: I ...
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Ubuntu booted from live USB freezing on boot message [duplicate]

This is my first time really getting to know Linux. I'm booting Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP G65 Notebook, which is pre installed with Windows 7 64 bit, from a live USB. The HP loads just fine and proceeds ...
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Ubuntu boot USB flash does not work

MY laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5520 with a sticker of Ubuntu on it. i have downloaded Ubuntu desktop 12.10 64-bit and made my Ubuntu bootable USB flash drive. I restarted my computer. It gave a black ...
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How can I multiboot Windows XP, Ubuntu 12.04, Windows 7 and Pardus 2011?

Is it possible to install Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 on master drive. And Windows 7 with Pardus 2011 on slave drive? If so, can you provide instructions on how to go about doing so? I had to wipe ...
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Ubuntu not loading from USB flash on HP netbook [duplicate]

Trying to install Ubuntu on a HP Netbook Mini 210-4150NR( 1GB RAM) I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS using uNetbootin and USB installer on USB. Changed the boot sequence in BIOS to load from the USB ...
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how to disable usb based on vendor id in linux environment?

I want to disable usb based on vendor id in linux environment. i want to allow only specific usb's only based on vendor id.
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How to make an Ubuntu installation on external HDD boot on any system?

When installing Ubuntu 12.04 to an external HDD using Ubiquity, it installs GRUB2 to that HDD. Such installation works fine on the machine on which it was created, but on any other machine everything ...
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No filesystem could mount root

I am trying to boot a linux kernel 3.7.0 on virtualbox and it keeps telling me the same message: "No filesystem could mount root tried ext3 ext4 vfat fusebk". I put append root=/dev/sda in my isolinux ...
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Where's syslinux.cfg in Lubuntu 12.04?

Can someone tell me where the 'syslinux.cfg' file is located in Lubuntu 12.04?
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Can I install Ubuntu/Lubuntu on a pc with a video card that is not supported if I add `nomodeset` in using the live cd/usb?

I have a computer with a video card that has no Linux support. I discovered this issue while trying to use a persistent usb to boot from. I found that I can boot like that if I change options and ...
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Can't open .wmv video files [duplicate]

I installed 12.04 and installed all plug-ins related to video drive. I installed VLC player and tried to start a .wmv file but I get this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not ...
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How do I make a syslinux file for an ubuntu partition that is not where syslinux is

Sorry, i am a bit of an ubuntu and syslinux begginer, and i was just wondering where i can read some documentation using syslinux on ubuntu. What kind of search terms and sites should i use?
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Why is ubuntu, or any OS for that matter, giving me a blank syslinux screen? (USB) [duplicate]

I'm getting a syslinux screen upon boot from USB, is there any way to avoid this? It's happening for any OS that I'm trying to install. The exact message is: SYSLINUX 4.03 2010-10-22 EDD Copyright ...
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Why does my Live-USB fail to boot with “Syslinux…”?

I having trouble getting to boot from a Live USB pendrive explained in Ubuntu.com website. I downloaded various ISO images and only had success in booting from Live a CD or DVD. I've gotten newer ...