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    BOOTABLE USB MANJARO KDE

    I'm trying to create a bootable usb from Manjaro KDE to make a dual boot with my windows, but I'm not having any luck. Every time I try, it partitionates the USB stick and when I open the folder, it only has an 'efi' folder inside, and nothing more. In the management of disks and partitions of...
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    Stuck in (initramfs) BusyBox after unfortunate reboot.

    Hello my friends. New in this forum, but planning to participate and finally get some expertise in this. I've been a GNU/Linux user for some years now, I've been running Kubuntu 18.XX for about 2 years. I love it and will keep using it forever. Last night things started acting strangely...
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    Does anyone know if it is safe to disable secure boot?

    Good day everyone! I have been trying to find an answer on the internet, but its quite mixed in opinions. Is there any major risks of getting malware if I disable secure boot or should I just be careful of what I download on the internet? I have heard that operating systems like TAILS will not...
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    Every time I install grub, I can't get into the BIOS

    I installed Arch Linux alongside Windows and I can boot both operating systems after pressing F12. But when I want to go into the BIOS, the screen goes black and there is a small white line in the upper left corner. Then I reinstalled the BIOS, but the I can no longer boot Arch Linux. But if I...
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    Retaining a PWM signal setup in bootloader

    Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this thread, I have a proprietary bootloader (for which I have the sources) that I have slightly modified to generate a PWM signal. This has to be done as early as possible; using a script launched via "etc/init.d/rcS" is not acceptable...
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    Can't find Kali Linux in boot menu!

    Hello! I recently installed Kali Linux and set it up using everything needed like this video showed . I disabled Secure boot In BIOS and fast boot and created a reserved space in my HDD just for that (40GB) . After I installed Kali Linux I opened it and worked for some hours, and then booted...
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    Ubuntu 20.04

    I recently switched from windows 10 to ubuntu 20.04. The first day was fine but the issue started from second day itself. The screen started to flicker (display random white screens) during shut down/boot. The next day i tried to boot the problem was still present. Assuming it to be a hardware...
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    [SOLVED] I broke my bootloader?

    I'm using a ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen2 with Artix Linux. It's been going good for several months. I recently tried updating my firmware with "fwupdmgr install" on the official Lenovo cab file and it told me there were no compatible devices. I eventually gave up on using fwupd and created a usb...
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    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    I have a hard drive that had the root, home, and swap partitions on it. I wanted to add a fourth NTFS partition so I used GParted to shrink the home partition and make the newly unallocated space an NTFS partition. Upon restarting my computer and booting from that hard drive, I got the "Reboot...
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    Really slow boot time

    Can anyone find what is wrong with my eOS? $systemd-analyze Startup finished in 39.835s (kernel) + 3min 2.874s (userspace) = 3min 42.710s graphical.target reached after 1min 38.645s in userspace $sudo systemd-analyze blame 8.669s dev-sda6.device 8.127s media-mpoint.mount...
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    sched_error 06

    hiya, i am trying to dual boot my windows laptop to linux/windows but when i put the usb stick in an boot to linux it spams an error message saying sched_error 06, can you guys tell me what this error means and how can i fix it? thanks
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    Linux Mint and Kali Linux taking so long to boot

    I already had Linux Mint and I installed Kali Linux, everything seemed normal but when i restarted the pc, I realised that both of them were taking 3 minutes to boot while before It were 5 seconds. Using systemd-analyze time i saw that the userspace was taking 3 minutes, and I "solved"...
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    boot stuck on /dev/sda1 clean(part 2)

    Hello, it seems like my original thread doesn't get any more replies, so i'll post a follow up to make sure it's seen. I still want to get my system back without formatting the partition it's on. Here is the original thread (it has a page 2)...
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    GRUB “hanging” for multiple seconds before allowing input (Dual boot on a Surface Laptop 3 - Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04)

    G'day all. I've got Ubuntu 18.04.4 and Windows 10 dual booted on a Surface Laptop 3. I have GRUB configured to allow both Ubuntu and "Windows Boot Manager" to be chosen from it. However, whenever I start the laptop up, and after the initial Microsoft logo splash, there is always a period of...
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    boot stuck on /dev/sda1 clean

    hello fellow linux users, i come to you in a time of great need. So i installed awesome wm and played around for a bit (created configuration files in my home directory) and decided to log off. After clicking the log off button, the screen said: /dev/sda1: clean, xxxxx/xxxxx files, xxxx/xxxxx...
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    Ubuntu 16.04 not booting, ACPI exception, etc.

    Hi I am using a ubuntu 16.04 on Alienware Aurora R8, the OS is installed in a Dell 512G SSD, and I also have a data-drive which is 1 Samsung 4T SSD. Everything works perfectly until this afternoon. The system fails to boot. I have attached the screen-shot of the failure message here. Any...
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    kali stuck during boot.

    I have this old laptop that i havent use in a while with dual boot windows 7 / kali linux. The problem is that i tried to update since it was the kali linux version from 2016. I had an error during the installation of some packages, so i decided maybe with a reboot the errors might not show up...
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    How to cook minimal kernel

    Hi. I want make my own linux distro x64 with minimum components. I want to make it live USB with option to install on HDD + install mods in future.
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    Grub error File filters no found HELP!!!!!!!!

    After updating to the latest version via apt update; apt upgrade the system stopped loading. When the computer starts, the following message appears: error: symbol 'grub_file_filters' not found. Entering rescue mode. Next comes the input prompt. The ls command displays 3 sections. (hd0), (hd0...
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    Boot menu with obsolete options

    I have Windows 10 in mi laptop, but I also had Deepin OS, Ubuntu and Elementary OS (Ubuntu Based). (I have uninstalled them all) And in the boot menu, this is what shows up: This are the options in boot menu. So, I know Windows Boot Manager is for booting Windows, but I don't know what exactly...
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