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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Syslinux error (1) on 8GB< drive

I have a problem when I try to install Syslinux to my USB flash drive. I have tried these three steps: Re-formatting the drives; this includes re-partitioning. Disabling all security mechanisms ...
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syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 Permission denied

I've been trying to upgrade using a USB Using a notebook running Ubuntu 12.10 Trying to go straight to 14.04.1 Having trouble with this one bit of code: xxxxx@ubuntu:~$ syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 ...
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Comparison of wget & recv calls

wget call to download a particular content is much faster than recv system call. Say, with wget the speed is 10 MBits/sec and for the same content with same network conditions, with the recv call the ...
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Syslinux 6.02 - where to and what has to be copied to create a working manual install?

I've managed to setup a USB Stick for UEFI booting using rEFInd, and would like to extend it for legacy BIOS booting using syslinux. However, I am missing a step and can't find out how to solve it. ...
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LCD Screen Resolution

I have intel atom board and when I boot it from flash or USB Screen resolution comes with 1024x768 but I choosed LVDS on BIOS with 800x600 18bit.On the other hand ,I have a different board of inte ...