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Do Wine Viruses only work while Wine is running? Yes, if it is a trojan, rootkit, worm program specifically designed to infect Windows machine. Viruses through wine has already happened. could I stop a virus from doing it's thing by just quitting Wine? Yes and no. Yes: If It's a Windows virus, kill the Windows Environment(wine), and it won't ...


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Maybe. There's no short answer for this. I'll start by saying your introduction makes it sound like you think Linux can't get viruses (and/or malware). That may just be my inference but it's important to note that malware is just software and you can run bad software on Ubuntu just as easily as on Windows as long as it's compatible. Linux isn't ...


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The amd64+mac version should work on both the Mac and the PC. The difference between the amd64 and the amd64+mac is that the amd64 version is 'multi-catalog', ie it can boot on either BIOS or UEFI systems whereas the amd64+mac version only support BIOS booting. The problem is that Macs are not able to boot 'multi-catalog' disks. However, you can get your ...


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Ok, I think I've figured it out. I just followed the instructions on the screen that Boot-Repair prints after it's finished (I tried to post an image but don't have enough reputation). Anyway, I first tried changing the boot order and that didn't work (the only option it showed in the BIOS for HDD boot was Windows EFI boot). So, I tried the typing the ...


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Could be hardware problems, hard drive or even RAM, very hard to tell from your description. If you have a known good Ubuntu iso on cd/dvd/usb try running the memtest memory testing program (should be in the boot menu). And if that shows no errors then (while running Ubuntu live) try checking the hard drive with it's SMART tools (smartmontools package).



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