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Questions tagged [syslinux]

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

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Stuck in BusyBox v1.27.2 (Ubuntu 1:1.27.2-2ubuntu4) built-in shell (ash)

I'm completely new to all of this stuff, but in an attempt to learn about it I followed a tutorial on downloading linux and ubuntu in a virtual machine. Everything installed except for the bootloader. ...
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My ubuntu doesnt accept my login password! [duplicate]

I made a mistake by running some commands like: sudo chown $USER:$USER ./ rm -r ./ because I was trying to own the directory and delete some stuff. So, once I run these command lines and rebooted, I ...
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E: The package anydesk:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install net-tools Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package anydesk:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an ...
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How do we copy file which only are named as hash format

I have a list a file in a directory1 and I need to copy the only hash file existing to another directory2. How can I do it using a script? for any other file with a normal name I can do it but what ...
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Cat and awk Commands

What does these commands mean in linux? GBPUSD30MIN and USDJPY30MIN are text files with data having 4 columns and 1000 rows. cat GBPUSD30MIN | awk '{ print NF }' | uniq -c awk '{ print $4}' ...
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How to add users from text file into the unix system?

I have a homework that require creating text file of users in unix and then reading each line of the file and actually adding them to the system? How can this be done? what i have done: https://i....
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Screen get black

I have a laptop HP EliteBook 840 I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS When I work, the screen suddenly turn into black "it is still working". Sometimes it stays like this for 4 t0 6 seconds. And some ...
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Boot and Install Ubuntu with rEFInd/syslinux instead of grub

I would like to install ubuntu/lubuntu on my cheap chinese laptop EzBook Jumper 3l pro in dual boot with an existing windows. Grub doesn't work on those so the live-usb doesn't boot I have a USB-drive ...
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After an incorrect deletion of a logical volume, ubuntu does not load, what should I do?

The history of the case is as follows: I created two new partitions, sdb1 and sdb2 on sdb. On top of them I wrote two logical volumes: lv1 and lv2. Then I used fdisk /dev/sdb and then the command o. ...
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How multiple .so file added in ldconfig?

librcdev.so.1.6, librcdev.so.1 and librcdev.so files are linked with librcdev.so.1.6.0 . I updated ldconfig but after: ldconfig -p | grep librcdev All .so files are not showing. (all .so files are ...
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Boot xubuntu from network

I am trying to make Xubuntu available to pxe boot. I used dnsmasq and configured it to boot ubuntu net install. It worked well. But since I did not find Xubuntu's net install version, I configured the ...
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universal usb installer syslinux error [duplicate]

i want to make a bootable usb with kubuntu 18.04 on it but every time i try this pop-up shows: "An error(1) occurred while executing syslinux. Your USB drive won’t be bootable."
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Installing ubuntu 18.04 stuck on boot menu

I want to use Linux for the first time a requirement for my masters program. I have bought a laptop lenovo T580 which came installed with windows 10. My disk partition type is GPT and ntfs file system....
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't start on boot. Shows failed to load ldlinux.c32

I had burnt ubuntu 18.04 iso using Rufus 3.1 . Whenever i am trying to boot using my usb, on the black screen it shows: Failed to load ldlinux.c32
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Ubuntu Installation Error [duplicate]

There is problem installing Ubuntu on my computer. Error : Failed to load ldlinux.c32 This error occurs when it starts to boot.
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can't config my wifi adapter on hp laptop after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

When going to >>settings >>wifi : (no wifi adapter found make sure you have a wifi adapter plugged and turned on) Note: windows is working fine My laptop is: hp 15-ra0xx My wifi adaptor is: Realtek ...
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How to connect four computers together without using any external device?

I need to connect four computers serially. The topology is given below. c1<--->c2<--->c3<--->c4 I have multiple ethernet cards in c2 and c3 computers. I don't need ...
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Setting Default Kernel [duplicate]

I would like to set a default kernel in my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. I have tried editing grub and updated the grub and booted the PC..but there is no change my system is booting up with same kernel as earlier ...
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Auto select “Try Ubuntu 16.04” in uefi mode

I need to install Ubuntu 16.04 in uefi mode without keyboard, so I need to auto select Try ubuntu but if I edit isolinux.cfg and syslinux.cfg this has effect only if I boot the usb drive in legacy ...
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How to swap the / disk in linux? [duplicate]

I have one linux VM, with below drives lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 1G 0 disk ââsda1 8:1 0 1023M 0 part /boot sdb 8:16 0 64K 0 disk sdc ...
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The System is Running in low-graphics mode FOG

So I tried doing a SQL backup of one of my FOG Servers before doing an update since I got a message on the Web UI of Database Schema Installer / Updater. I then restarted the server and it gave an ...
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Cannot login as root@<myiphost> after trying to install Virtualmin, now it logs in as root@<subdomain>

I was used to login as root@ but after trying to install virtualmin (something went wrong) I see my login user is root@ How to completely remove Virtualmin and login as I was used to before? I'm ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck on loading screen. How to make it work? [duplicate]

I was updating Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10. Somewhere in between screen locked and at the password screen, it was not allowing me to enter a password. Just showing that I failed to authenticate. Then, I ...
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How do I Backup my genuine Ubuntu Linux and move to windows 10?

How do I Backup my genuine Ubuntu Linux and move to windows 10? I have installed windows many times, but never from Linux to windows, I’ve never used Linux before. Also Dont wanna get into GRUB/...
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Getting erros when I try to install or remove any program

sudo apt-get upgrade A ler as listas de pacotes... Pronto A construir árvore de dependências A ler a informação de estado... Pronto A calcular a actualização... Pronto 0 pacotes actualizados, 0 ...
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I need advice. Which Linux flavour I should choose? [closed]

Now, I’ve installed Kubuntu on my laptop, it works fine, but now I want to install other Linux flavor on my desktop Pc. I don’t know which distribution install ... I'm going crazy!. Which one do you ...
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Rearding OpenSSL connection [closed]

Once i connect to a server using command Openssl s_client -quiet -connect ircs.overthewire. org:6697 What to do after I m connected It shows cursor on line in which I can type anything?
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Running Ubuntu from a USB: Failed to load ldlinux.c32 [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu off of a USB. The exact error message read as follows: SYSLINUX 6.03 EDD 2014-10-06 Copyright (C) 1994-2014 H. Peter Anvin et al Failed to load ldlinux.c32 Boot failed: ...
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Booting USB with custom iso file

I am following steps from Ubuntu documentation https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDInternetKiosk I have tried replacing final step that uses mkisofs with xorriso, did not help. My USB stick won't ...
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Add New user and password with sudo permission in Linux programmatically [duplicate]

Add New user and password with sudo permission in Linux using programmatically in C or C++ language. Exist solution like How can I add a new user as sudoer using the command line? ,In this case you ...
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install Ubuntu/Linux on internal hard drive or on external hard drive [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu/Linux on my laptop because I really hate windows 10!! I think windows 10 is not totally compatible with the hardware of my laptop or I do not know what happen, but I have ...
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Clonezilla fails to find disk

I have an ubuntu 16.04 , build 1.48 installed on my laptop with a dual boot windows/ ubuntu. I tried using Clonezilla to clone my disk bit it failes to find "existing or unmount disk". Please advise ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Every time i get this error when i try to install some packages please help me out i am using 16.04 LTS enter image description here
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/click_0.4.46+17.10.20170607.3-0~622~ubuntu14.04.1_amd64.deb

I use Ubuntu 14.04. When I run apt-get -f install I get this output: (Reading database ... 314897 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../click_0.4.46+17.10.20170607.3-0~...
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Lubuntu or Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to ask: I have laptop with Intel Pentium M with single core, RAM 1 GB, HDD 30 GB. What is the best Linux software for my computer?
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” while installing Ubuntu 16.04

I get "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error while I try to install Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop.I have Nvidia GT940MX and Intel HD Graphics. Note that I am using a multiboot USB drive, and ...
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Error while installing the ubuntu system [duplicate]

I need your help. I am a windows user and now I want to migrate to ubuntu, but I see I don't have enough experience to understand what's wrong and how to fix it. I downloaded ubuntu-16.04.2-desktop-...
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My computer is now just a grub terminal and I need to boot from flash drive

Help! my computer dosen't have anything but a grub script. How can i boot into ubuntu? It says i am in secure boot. "minimal bash like editing is supported." i need to get into a operating system. I ...
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how to restore the hard disk data after gparted deleted them when converting to GPT

I was trying to install windows 10 when I face a messege want me to convert the partition to GPT . I used gparted : Device -》create partition table -》then I choose the GPT and in moment I get ALL the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Certificate Authority Not Iniating - OpenSSL

I am attempting to generate and sign a new SSL certificate as the previous one was issued to a different domain name and is preventing login to landscape from the web. Although I am running into a ...
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The root of OS special Linux and Unix and so on [closed]

what is really Debian and how does it work and why in every Linux and Unix its written then it based in debian and so on and loooooppp
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Where are the syslinux x86-64 files located on a booted up live medium?

I found a problem during creation of a live USB stick with a ESP to boot from. I have to populate the ESP manual. Therefor I need to copy the files from /usr/lib/syslinux/efi64/ to the ESP. Althrough ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...