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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Cannot install app for ubuntu 16.04 on 20.04

Is it possible to install apps coming from ubuntu 16.04 in Ubuntu 20.04? I cannot install sgdclient_5.40.935-ubuntu16.04_x86_64 on Ubuntu 20.04. The error is: dpkg: error processing package sgdclient (...
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How to change the language in busybox

I turned off the computer, but when I opened it again, it gave me an error: I find the solution of it,(i need to write fsck /dev/sda8) however my keyboard is in russian, so i can not type anything in ...
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DNS configuration is reset by a network manager

On one of the server the dns configuration in the /etc/resolv.conf gets changed by the network manager of daemon. Does anybody know the solution and why it is happening? Thanks
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Ubuntu showing low disk space on file system root [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu-20.04 a couple of months ago (not VM). But now it is showing this “low disk space” message. I am very new to Ubuntu. I do not know what to do now. I also use Windows 10 for ...
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Extend a partition size [duplicate]

i would please to extend the size of nvme0n1p5 partition with the unallocated partition its on a dual boot machine. any suggestion please.
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Showing error while using losetup in ubuntu 18.04

sudo losetup /dev/loop0 floppy.img sudo mount /dev/loop0 /mnt sudo cp src/kernel /mnt/kernel sudo umount /dev/loop0 sudo losetup -d /dev/loop0 Error message: losetup: floppy.img: failed to set up ...
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find command is not able to find piped file

I have a file named .sock in /var/spool/ dir. Here is the result of ls -al /var/spool/ drwxr-xr-x. 9 root root 121 Dec 16 09:55 . drwxr-xr-x. 19 root root 267 Dec 14 10:47 .. drwxr-xr-x. 2 ...
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How to automatically put text or job commands into `crontab` file?

I create machine VM with terraform, I have 3 job that should be create into crontab file when server creation. These 3 jobs must be run automatically inside crontab file. How can I do that?
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Where is syslinux package for 20.10?

I'm working with subiquity, Ubuntu Base, and PXE stuff. And for one of the steps I use syslinux. On 20.04.1 Live Server install, i just do early command apt-get install -y syslinux Which works. But ...
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Install Ubuntu on a micro SD card class 10 512GB

I'm tryning to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a micro SD Card as described above. But I am getting this error message: XDG_URNTIME_DIR (/run/user/999) is owned by us (uid 0), but by uid 999! (This could ...
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DirectFB sample program not running - Panning failed

I am new to DirectFB and running DirectFB sample program on linux device. Compiled Using arm-cortexa9-linux-gnueabi-g++ compiler. While executing getting below error DirectFB/Core: Single Application ...
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Why i get this error while installing graphics file and how can solve it?

*** The sdl-config script installed by SDL could not be found *** If SDL was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in *** your path, or set the SDL_CONFIG environment variable to the *** full ...
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How can I fix “can't open /dev/sr0: No medium found” on USB boot when installing Ubuntu 20.04?

When I try to install Ubuntu 20.04 on my Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop, I get can't open /dev/sr0: No medium found error when GRUB tries to load "Install Ubuntu 20.04". I have seen similar kind ...
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i want to install Airlink2 into my ubuntu server 18

dear expert around the globe I hope all of u will be fine. 1 ) I used window 10 and I install a virtual box on it. 2 ) I install ubuntu server 18 into my virtual box 3 ) now I want to install Airlink ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt install, I get waiting for cache lock: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend. It is held by process 12863 (apt)
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Ubuntu stuck on Black Loading Screen

I recently updated to Ubuntu 20. After the update when I'm trying to reboot, after restarting it is stuck on the page saying: systemd-rfkill.service [ OK ] Finished Load/Dave Screen Backlight ...
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Can't create UBCD memory stick, using Kubuntu 18.04

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 and I'm trying to create a UBCD bootable memory stick. I think I have all the necessary files in the right places. Here's what I get: pwa@HP-Pavilion-Laptop-17-ar0xx:~/ubcd$ ...
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Problem creating a USB bootable disk for Windows 8 [duplicate]

I don't understand how to make my usb bootable for installing windows 8.1 pro again as whenever I am trying to make my usb bootable and try to boot from it, the computer says "no system disk or disk ...
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To access another user from a remote desktop while admin is logged in Linux in host machine

Suppose I am logging in as a admin and I want to login as a guest user which is present in the same machine using another remote desktop using any of the services??.I don't want shell using ssh but ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freeze after log in (dark window and mouse frozen)

I am experiencing an error at the start of my Ubuntu session, and I cannot figure out what it is. I dualed boot my hp pavilion 15 (windows 10) with a version of Ubuntu 18.04. I installed it with the ...
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fatal: unable to access “…”: gnutls_handshake() failed: Handshake failed

I've been using Git for the past few months. Recently when I try to clone or to push, I keep on getting this error. I've researched on the internet but so far no solution has worked for me. Does ...
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How to access ubuntu server with apache open meeting from internet

I'm new and selflerner. I have configured a apache open meeting in ubuntu 18.04. Ubuntu has been installed as VM guest using windows server 2016. Open meeting is running on ubuntu local host properly. ...
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Interaction within a shell script

I am trying to install docker on my ec2 instance via a shell script. I have this in my shell script sudo apt install docker.io this is failing as I get a prompt After this operation, 258 MB of ...
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Can't find the file I moved to my desktop after I used the “mv” command in Linux in Ubuntu 18.04 running on VMware

I'm very new to this, please forgive me, So I did " mv file1.desktop ~/desktop" and then I did "mv name-filename.png ~/desktop" for the png file associated with my desktop file after and now I can't ...
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What version of OC Linux can I use? [duplicate]

I want to try something new. I used Windows for a long time. I have sistem: сore i5-4460 Asus 1050. I was thinking of installing Ubuntu, just her. But amd is written on the installation file, can ...
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How to edit xrandr code so you can place in into xorg.conf?

Could anybody help me format this, so I can put it into my xorg.conf? function run { if ! pgrep $1 ; then $@& fi } if xrandr | grep -q 'DP-1 connected' ; then xrandr --output eDP-1 --off ...
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Ubuntu unable to reboot

I am very new to Ubuntu/Linux system. After installing systems and a few softwares I try to reboot. But the message below shows up and I can't do nothing about it. It just keeps blinking on my ...
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Customize Ubuntu syslinux CD Installation menu options

I wonder to remove Function options from syslinux on Ubuntu CD installation iso. I am customizing my own distro and I want to remove those options which are useless for my case. I have tried ...
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Automatic mailing to warn about file permission change

I need to receive email notifications if file & folder permissions are modified by a user on one of my Ubuntu servers. Is such a thing possible? If so how is it accomplished?
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Linux Container (LXC) image without vmlinux

Recently, I installed lxc and created an Ubuntu LXC image. Then, I did ls -a / to see the directory listing of / inside the image. To my surprise, there is no vmlinux or vmlinuz often seen in normal ...
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finding a serial number of a jpg file in linux terminal

I have issues decoding my jpg file to find it'sserial number from my linux terminal thought ssh . my file and detail of command I did M5KDAN44 grep "serial number" M5KDAN44 my error serialnumber is ...
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ovsdb-tool: I/O error

whenever I run the openvswitch script, the out is like openvswitch 66388 0 vxlan 37308 1 openvswitch gre 14162 1 openvswitch libcrc32c ...
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Can not install Console-setup , dependencies required

I had some issues with my Ubuntu 16.04 more specifically Python and it's dependencies, which I tried to fix by installing and removing packages using Synaptic Package Manager. Without further due, ...
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Adding RAM is being converted to swap [closed]

I am not completely sure if in the right website (though I think I am). Anyway, my problem is I wanted to increse the available RAM in my machine from 8 to 16GB. I got another memory (exact same one ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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: ...