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

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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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Syslinux Installation Issues

I would like to install the Syslinux bootloader on my PC. For this purpose, I have created a bootable USB stick, installed Syslinux on it, and copied the vmlinuz from my "/" to my USB (My USB is ...
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GRUB 2 does not start from BIOS

SYSLINUX boots from USB. Super Grub2 Disk 2.02s4 calls GRUB menu without a problem. No need to search for boot options. It is sufficient to select the default Super Grub2 Disk option: boot from HDD In ...
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missing syslinux.cfg file for ubuntu 16.04 iso installation on USB

After using installing ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64.iso on to a USB stick (using lili), I get the "boot:" console because the syslinux.cfg file is empty, as explained here. Where can I find an ...
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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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Store LiveUSB settings/apps on hard drive?

I have a 64GB LiveUSB I am using to write this message right now. I am using it because GRUB won't install on my 2TB SSHD, and my primary HDD won't boot, either. I want to make my settings/apps/...
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drm intel pipe_config_compare [i915] error mismatch in ips_enabled

Encountered error after install of xdm drm intel pipe_config_compare [i915] error mismatch in ips_enabled, right after startup. Searching the forms, found nothing useful. I had some config changes, ...
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boot repair of a Linux 16.04 (Ubuntu Mate) on a Intel Nuc

I Have a Intel NUC NUC5i5RYK, after a few months the headphone jack broke. So, after remove memory and M2 SSD, I sent the NUC for the warranty and Intel sent me back a new one. Now, after put the M2 ...
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differens between linux/ip.h and netinet/ip.h

I found that there are linux/ip.h and netinet/ip.h in Linux when I check file in /usr/include,and some of them are same.Why there is nearly same file and what differens between them?
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How to install Linux distro on Toshiba AC100 (newbie to Linux)

Installation via SD Card, with boot image with auxiliary use of micro USB cable... So far, I've tried installing nvflash.deb package (v.2011.06.28) on Ubuntu but when I tried so perform a dpkg -i ...
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how to improve cpu usage on Ubuntu server

I have two sessions running on Ubuntu 14.0x server, and I found that my program will take too long time to be finished. I used this instruction root@ns3011857:~# top -bn1 | grep "Cpu(s)" | \ sed "s/.*...
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how to install ubuntu server 12.04 through netboot using pxe

I have ubuntu server 12.04 installed as server. Also tftp server, dhcp3-server, syslinux and apache were installed on it. There are lots of clients which I am trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 on ...
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HELP , Need to make bootable usb from windows 7 iso inside Ubuntu

I have tried everything burning and reburning different isos in 2 different usb-s. But when i boot the SYSLinux error shows up saying just boot error.And it boots normaly to Ubuntu . Tried Unetbootin ...
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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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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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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 installer,...
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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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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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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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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 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 10(...
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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 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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“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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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 ...
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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 initrd=images/ubuntu/12.04-amd64/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...