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How deterministic is a Linux system startup sequence?

I just did a small experiment: I configured a vanilla Ubuntu Linux installed some days before with atime mount option for the root fs. I then restarted a few times, running some out-of-the-box ...
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PureOS ISO (on USB) unavailable for boot (EFI) on Mac OS X

GoalReplace OS X with PureOS on my old Mac. I essentially want to give PureOS a go and buy a Librem PC if it works out.IssuePureOS doesn't appear in the boot 'drive' choices when I restart my ...
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I installed Kali linux and configured Grub2 using EasyBcd. When I try to boot into Kali at the start I get an error 0xc000007

I installed Kali Linux in Windows 10, dual booting. In this case, Windows 10 will be open at the same time it's perfectly working. But Kali Linux doesn't open because it shows the following error:...
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Increasing boot partition a security issue?

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 server on which the /boot partition is full. There are some explanations on the internet how to clean that partition, but to prevent this from happening too often I also ...
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How to get a linux distribution (preferably Ubuntu) installed in a USB stick bootable both EFI and legacy mods?

I am trying to achieve something somehow challenging. I have a fairly fast and large USB stick (SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB) which I'd like to use in an unorthodox way: I need a partition with a size ...
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Create custom PXE boot image (using Puppet, Chef etc)?

Is it possible to build custom PXE boot images using machine resourcing tools such as Chef (or Puppet)?We run a large compute cluster where I'm working, and at present we use Ubuntu MAAS to acquire/...
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Stuck on - grub> on opening and not able to load boot menu

Stuck on - grub> on opening and not able to load boot menu. Need some HELP which commands to follow. I tried:grub> ls ( here you should see a list of devices/partitions )now we must find the ...
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Linux mint not booting into live session from grub

I have created a live USB using gparted in another pc and I'm trying to install Mint on a desktop. The boot order is correct, the grub also appears. But once the option is selected from the grub, the ...
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Can't Access Linux Boot After Resizing Partition (Ubuntu 16.04)

I'll try and keep this as concise as possible, here are the order of events:1) New PC, has Windows on it.2) I installed Ubuntu on my new PC3) I disabled Secure Boot so that I could use ...
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Linux Mint with EFI, Windows 10 with MBR

Long story short, I now have two drives in my PC:/dev/nvme0n1 - Linux mint installation, EFI boot. Primary OS/dev/sda - Windows 10 installation, MBR boot. SecondaryThe idea is, as you probably ...
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How to boot from CD? (Asus X541NA)

I am trying to boot from CD or USB on an Asus X541NA laptop. In the boot options, the only option is to boot into Windows. I have already disabled Secure Boot and Fast Boot. I do not know if it is ...
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Is it meaningful to have an EFI/UEFI boot disk?

I would like to create a minimal boot disk and have the option of DOS, Linux or EFI executables.As I understand, UEFI is a substitute for classic system BIOSes and has its own byte code definitions, ...
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What do standard minimal USB boot disks 'look' like and how can they be made?

When I say 'look like', I mean what does the file or directory structure look like for DOS, Linux and EFI?I need to make a minimal bootable USB stick to get access to hardware flashing, in ...
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Cannot boot any Linux distro from USB on Macbook Air running High Sierra

I have attempted to install Linux on my Macbook Air (2014) and it worked fine yesterday running Sierra, but after updating to High Sierra I cannot get a bootable USB to boot. I have used dd to create ...
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EFI Partition Corrupted

I've got my hands on a laptop that went down several linux installation and has now a corrupted boot configuration with a mix of EFI/MBR grub configs.For starter when I turn it on it says:Booting ...

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