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Microsoft's Windows operating system(s). Questions with this tag should relate to Ubuntu to be on-topic for this site. If your issue is with a specific version of Windows, please check windows-8, windows-7, etc.

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cdo: error while loading shared libraries: libQt5Core.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

i am trying to use climate data operator (CDO) to merge several netcdf files into one. I installed successfully, although when i am trying to merge the file with cdo mergetime *.nc output.nc i come ...
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I'm trying to verify my ISO for Ubuntu in windows 10 using WSL Bash command line, Im not getting a DSA key no matter what I do

I just want to know if I have no DSA key just an RSA key if my ISO is ok. I ran everything, It says the ISO is OK when I check it and verifies with the RSA key but is this OK with no DSA key or is ...
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Get rid off grub rescue mode [closed]

Well,recently I had deleted a partition from the desktop whereas on start of the machine,I had come across an error stating Unknown command kkkkk recursively. Could someone help me to fix the issue ...
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Windows USB drive from ubuntu failing repeteadly

I'm trying to boot an usb with Windows 10, and making it bootable from Linux (ubuntu). For this purpose I installed woe-usb as a snap package. The USB drive is formated to exfat. I get this weird ...
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Why using VcXsrv for WSL when you can use xrdp?

I have been trying the VcXsrv X11 Server to use with my WSL 2 Ubuntu 20.04 but I have found much better to use xrdp. Since it is a local connection network speed doesn't matter and it feels almost ...
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How to install windows on a separate hard drive [duplicate]

So I am looking to dual boot. I currently have ubuntu installed on my SSD. I bought a new SSD that I would like to install windows 10 on for gaming. How do I go about installing windows without ...
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Making the installed packages in the WSL portable

Is there any way to port a program like Apache Airflow which is installed in the WSL to another windows machine without the need to open the linux terminal ? Thank you, Igor
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Accessing Windows 10 files from Ubuntu 20.04

I am a novice Linux user. I have a Raspberry Pi 4 and have used Raspbian on it and have had no problems accessing my Windows 10 files shares. I wanted to try Ubuntu to see how it compares. I tried the ...
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cannot open display: localhost:0.0 [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a program called "Freesurfer" set up with ubuntu on windows 10 using bash. The program works fine but I need to use something called "Freeview" which is a graphical application ...
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NTFS partition service issue with creating Windows 10 bootable USB on Ubuntu

I wanted to create a Windows 10 Bootable USB for installing Windows on my old system. I followed the instructions given in the answers to this question: How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on a laptop with broken screen with second screen connected as alternative

I have a Toshiba Laptop with a broken screen. I was able to connect it to VGA input of LG TV. I was able to install Windows 10. Now I want to have dual boot and have Ubuntu as an option. I made a ...
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Ubuntu Grub not showing up

I've installed windows 10 on my laptop, after that I installed ubuntu 20.04, but the grub loading isn't showing up, it still directly loads windows 10, I created new partitions for Ubuntu, I think ...
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Virtual Ubuntu 18.04 running on Windows 10 with VirtualBox Manager connection volume-limited

Although my Windows 10 machine has stable and fast internet connection, the Ubuntu 18.04 machine running virtually cannot sustain a connection. A stupid Ubuntu trick I can do is to attempt to download ...
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Computer currently has no detected operating system while installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

My current OS is windows 8.1 , I've tried to disable secure boot (seems doesn't work at all)
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Why Ubuntu 20.04 so slow? [closed]

I have recently migrated for Windows to Linux Ubuntu. Why Ubuntu is so slow when opening applications? But I saw a lot of people saying that Ubuntu not laggy when they are using it. My linux is ...
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Windows to Ubuntu transition [duplicate]

My question is somewhat different from the traditional ones. I expect to receive a desktop that has preinstalled Windows but I am not interested even in booting them, so the question is: Do I have to ...
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How to create windows xp bootable usb from lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 18.04.4LTS and i need to create windows xp installation device or usb, i tried to do that with dd and "WoeUSB" and because of 32bit system i can not install unetbootin. when i tried ...
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I'd like to know what the steps are for dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu on two different drives [duplicate]

I'm going to be installing Linux on an m.2 SSD (not NVME) and Windows on a Hard Drive. I'd like to know: If it is actually possible to dual boot on different drives What order I should install the OS'...
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Ubuntu Mate 20.04 exception Emask SAct SErr action 0x6 frozen

I have a Kingston Predator PCIe 240 GB SSD (AHCI device.) I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 64-bit. If I boot Ubuntu from poweroff, everything is fine. But if I boot after restarting from Windows, ...
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how to get several windows in one screen? - Ubuntu [duplicate]

In windows you can have two windows divided in a one screen. Is there any equivalent in linux? Ubuntu specifaclly
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Ubuntu to Windows sound problem [closed]

When I was using Ubuntu speakers were always muted on startup so I unmuted them every time using alsamixer. I am using Windows right now and I can't use speakers, headphones works just fine.
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Virtualize Win10 partition from Ubuntu

I am about to try to virtualize the Win10 partition that I am currently using in a dual boot setup on my Dell XPS13. Background story... As it is the developer edition, it comes with Ubuntu pre-...
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Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows from the same drive (SSD) [closed]

Full disclosure, I am beginner to ubuntu file systems and programming in general. I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Windows 10 laptop. Both systems are installed on the same m2 drive. However, ...
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Scroll with right key

I've always used AutoHotKey for Windows to implement a scroll method which simulates smartphone scrolling with the mouse right key, using this script. Then I rewrote the scroll wheel to zoom, for the ...
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Access ext4 from Windows 10 to undo changes in 2 config files

When I boot up Ubuntu I get the login screen, after logging in nothing happens and the mouse freezes but the keyboard still works. This is caused by two edits in separate config files, which is why I ...
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How to restore Windows boot loader after removing Ubuntu

I am just about to install Ubuntu alongside Windows, just need to make sure I know how to remove it later. I know from past the major problem was when I removed Ubuntu, I either still got into the ...
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Can't see the windows partitions from Ubuntu

I have a Dell Latitude 3500 with a 1GB HDD and Window 10 on it. I added a 500GB NVME drive which I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on. Ubuntu did not see the Windows 10 installation but did see the EFI ...
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XV6 os - Docker ubuntu image error: “no bootable device” / qemu-nox command

I am trying to run the XV6 OS on ubuntu image in a docker container (on windows). I succeed in building the image, running it and accessing the docker container. But inside the container cmd when I ...
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20.04 Ubuntu on windows app useful

I am fairly new to Ubuntu which i have on one laptop, i have another laptop with windows ten pro. and i was looking through the micro soft store the other day and saw 20.04 Ubuntu on windows app would ...
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Hey guys!!, i am planning to install ubuntu on my very old windows xp pc. Want to know whether the pc specs support ubuntu [duplicate]

So yeah, my pc is a dell optiplex 360,with an Intel core 2. I am planning on using this pc as a home media server set up. or something of that line. theres 2gb of ram in there and a tb of hdd. let me ...
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How do I replace bootloader to grub from mbr?

I want the system to boot directly into ubuntu. I have tried the solution: How to set grub as the boot manager? Remove windows boot manager and use grub instead How to get GRUB to be the default ...
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Grub won't start after partition delete

I have accidentally deleted my Ubuntu partition. Right now I would like only to boot to Windows (it starts but I get an error that windows have found problem and it turns off). Here are the logs: ...
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Looking for something simila to Windows. Does Kylin work outside of china?

I'm new to this forum and I have a question: I am looking for a version of ubuntu for my parent's desktop, as they currently have windows 10, but it is a bit too heavy for their machine. They have an ...
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What are the steps to install from an USB a Xubuntu system to an Asus Notebook, with only free DOS, no Windows?

What are the steps to install from an USB a Xubuntu system to an Asus Notebook, 2019, with only free DOS, no Windows?
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WinSCP for Linux

I've always used WinSCP for Windows to keep my directories up to date with the sync option. This is a really useful feature that most FTP clients lack. Now I started programming on Ubuntu and, since ...
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UBUNTU won't start after trying installing Windows next to it

I have been trying for weeks to install a licensed Windows 10 OS on my HP notebook next to already installed Ubuntu (18) by creating an ISO file on my flash drive. To no avail. Today, I read somewhere ...
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How to create a boot entry (in the efi bios) of Ubuntu

So, I've installed Ubuntu, but I intentionnally set the mount point of the bootloader to the root partition, so that my main OS (Windows) isn't affected. But, I have no way to boot into Ubuntu. So I'...
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Is it safe to build a triple boot system using ubuntu with Windows 7 and Windows 10? [closed]

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I have a working dual boot system, using Windows 7 and Windows 10. Both W7 and W10 are visible in the Windows Bootloader. W7 and W10 are installed on separate SSDs. I want to ...
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Ubunto .rar file is downloading instead of .iso [duplicate]

I am trying to download Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Desktop) for Virtual box to run it on windows, but .rar file is downloading instead of .iso file I can not find any solution for this. Can someone kindly ...
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I can't see contents of my hard disk drive in ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm trying ubuntu live with usb for the first time in a windows machine. I am now in the ubuntu desktop and I want to explore my files in my hard disk which is separate from my boot drive. I've gone ...
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I've installed Ubuntu et Grub on the root partition, but don't know how to boot on Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu like that (next to Windows) : root partition swap partition home partition mount point on root partition I want to display the Windows boot menu at startup, but I don't know ...
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install ubuntu in a file on windows partition (similar to Wubi installer) [closed]

I am installing ubuntu in a file on my ntfs windows partition. This is quite easy to do: disable safe boot in bios you might also need to set AHCI SSD interface access boot and run live cd open a ...
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Are there settings in Ubuntu 20.04 similar to multiple figure gesture controls in Windows?

Are there settings in Ubuntu 20.04 similar to multiple figure gesture controls in Windows? If there are how do I activate and configure them? At least, is there an extension that can do this? See ...
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Can I fix this Hard drive in linux? [closed]

I have a a 2TB Seagate HDD that I use on my Windows PC but it suddenly stopped showing up on any PC at all, not even in disk manager. Can this hard drive be recognized in Linux? Can I fix it in Linux? ...
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Can we think of a .deb file in Linux as equivalent to a .msi file in Windows? What are the differences? [closed]

.deb files in Linux have been quite confusing since I was introduced to Linux. Is it safe to think of the .deb files as being similar to .msi files in Windows?...are there any problems in this analogy?...
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Windows fast startup in dual boot

Can someone please put up a list of all the impacts that Windows "FAST STARTUP" has on Ubuntu during dual boot. (Some impacts seem to be debatable...)
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sudo update-grub not working

I recently installed Ubuntu on a Windows 10 computer to implement a dual boot, but since I initially had some problems during the installation process I made some mess with the partitions. Anyway, ...
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When i click on windows from grub bootloader it is not booting to windows

I have installed windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04 in my Hp laptop. Both are in legacy mode. I have a bootloader which shows both ubuntu and windows. But when i try to boot into windows it shows a plane ...
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Time change in Windows after booting to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Whenever I boot to Ubuntu and boot into Windows again my time changes to GMT. Why is this and how can I fix this?
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I want to make a portable version of Linux Ubuntu

I want to create a bootable version of Ubuntu on a USB that I can use on a Windows machine. Let me explain. I have a Windows machine and I want to be able to use Linux without getting VirtualBox or ...

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