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Install GRUB2 on windows(different!) MBR partition plan

I've been learning bootloader recently and came up with a strange idea : is it possible to install GRUB2 directly on Windows to override the default MBR and bootloader Windows have so that later if I ...
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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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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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Linux command line interface in VirtualBox: how to automatically adjust to the window size?

Following my struggle to adjust the resolution of a CLI Ubuntu minimal guest in VirtualBox, I have been trying to find a way to automatically adjust the resolution to the window size. This should be ...
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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 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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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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Reset VirtualBox Linux password on Windows 2012 R2

I'm trying to reset a password for a Linux (Debian) virtual box on our Windows 2012 R2 server. The password I was given doesn't work but I do have the administrator password for the server and can ...
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Kali Linux Grub repair using live CD option does not work

I tried to install Kali Linux but it failed due to internet connection issue. Then I tried to repair the grub file using Kali Linux Live CD option. I executed all the commands. However, I cannot see ...
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Triggering start scripts from (Grub) bootmenu or initramfs?

what is the best practice to run start scripts / configuration options for the same linux kernel but starting it for different purposes?Menuoption 1 / Scenario 1: Starting my Lubuntu Install ...
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Grub update not working

I messed up with my GRUB sudo apt-get not working properlyI am trying to rebuild it so that my system can boot properly i am using external usb to login to my systemroot@elementary:/# sudo fdisk -...
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Running a QEMU VM on Linux, that was orignally created on Windows

I'm hoping you can help me out with an issue I've come across while playing around with QEMU.Basically, I made a QEMU on Windows using the following 3 batch scripts.1) createvm@echo offset "...
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Dual boot Gentoo and ArchLinux using grub

I am trying to experiment with Gentoo, so I resized my ArchLinux Partition to free up some space.I installed Gentoo on the following partition schema:Model: ATA ST3500411SV (scsi)Disk /dev/sda: ...
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Grub2 cannot detect SSD but fdisk can

I have a situation with my reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04.3 system. During boot stage up, it would stop at the "Grub vr2.02 beta2-36ubuntu3.14" screen, where the grub> prompt appears. Initially, to ...
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What happens after rm -rf / on dual boot machine

I was given this machine at work which had Windows on it and I dual booted it with Linux (Ubuntu if matters), and now I'm curious what will happen if I wipe out linux with sudo rm -rf / before give ...

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