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I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

Q: I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

Ok, I have a Toshiba PCX 2200 series and this is the modem that Road Runner uses(well one of them anyway) and also I use the USB cable not the NIC. Is linux refusing the USB and prefers NIC?

Preferred Solution: I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

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A: I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

Most of the times yes... it depends of the distro version that you use...
In any case you're better off with a nic card ( and this applies for Micro$oft OS as well...)

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Devices powered by Linux are increasing day by day, and most of these devices are positioned at the entry or key points of any organization?s network. Misconfigurations and easy to exploit vulnerabilities are commonly leveraged by bad actors. Many of these attacks can be studied by configuring low-interactive Honeypots.

Low-interactive Honeypots can capture the malware scripts and binaries, however analyzing these malware samples are also important. Further, keeping such analysis openly available helps independent researchers to search information of their interest and make useful conclusions.

Detux aims at automating the analysis of Linux samples, by supporting multiple CPU architectures (ARM, MIPS, MIPSEL, x86 and x86-64), and making its result openly available for researchers.

detux - The Linux Sandbox


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Goal: Dual boot Windows 7 and Linux and have an NTFS partition for both OS.

Problem: When creating Logical Partitions with any Linux partition tool(Gparted, cfdisk) the Linux swap and ext 4 partitions shows up on Windows 7 as primary partitions outside of the Extended partition while the NTFS partition shows up inside the Extended partition as logical drive. Disk management shows 5 primary partitions and 1 logical drive inside an extended partition.(As seen in Disk1.jpg attachment) I'm using MBR.(not UEFI)

I can create the partitions in Windows 7 disk management and choose not to format the two logical partitions used for Linux. I can then use the mkswap and mkfs.ext4 command to format the partitions.(See Disk2.jpg attachment)

Why is Windows 7 disk management not showing my partitions correctly when I use a Linux tool to partition the disk? Will this cause any problems with Windows 7? I'm afraid of making Windows 7 unbootable.(although it booted just fine I do plan on using EasyBCD to add an entry to load the grub bootloader for Linux)

If I partition my disk with Windows 7 disk management(as seen in Disk2.jpg) will that cause any problems for Linux?

What is the recommended way to handle this? What are the downsides to each way?

Note: I'm a bit of a linux noob.

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My config is HP G6 1075 SA with W7 Home Premium 64 bit pre-installed. It was working well until last week when I decided to install Debian Linux. I am no N00B to Linux and have installed it probably 100s of times. Debian installed and booted well but Windows BSODed with an error 0x0000225 cannot access drive. I formatted C and attempted to reinstall Windows 7 but it is unable to detect the HDD. I accept terms of license and move on to the point of choosing disks but nothing shows up. (There is an option to choose drivers. Where do I locate them? The HP website isn't helpful and I can't even find my product let aside the drivers)

I have already tried :
1. Partitioning an NTFS file system in Debian. Doesnt show.
2. Deleting a partition in Debian and attempt to see the free space in W7 Installer. Didn't work.
3. Try to do the BIOS setting thing (Change SATA option from AHCI to compatible or something). I could find no such setting in BIOS. The BIOS was severely limited with only option of switching on fan.

What do I do ?
The chipset is Intel HM55 if that helps and harddrive is SATA 5400 rpm 500GB.

A:W7 installer doesn't detect SATA after Linux, Linux works smoothly

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.

Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
1) Boot DVD & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
2) Boot DVD, & Command Prompt at Startup
(for command prompt)

Type in command line

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Scientific Linux 6.7 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
Based on the freely distributed source code of the recently announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 operating system from Red Hat Inc., Scientific Linux 6.7 is here to update its base to the upstream OS, add some tweaks, update many of its core components, and address some of the most annoying bugs.

Prominent features of Scientific Linux 6.7 include the addition of the IceWM window manager, updated the OpenAFS package to version 1.6.14, updated the epel-release package to version 6.8, built the glusterfs-server package from the TUV sources provided for the GlusterFS client.

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Hi there

I usually run a LINUX HOST for testing Windows VM's - but I need to test some new releases of various Linux distros so I've created some VM's --easy enough and running them on a Windows Host.

However I can't attach a USB drive with a Linux file system (XFS) to the VM as the Windows HOST rejects the HDD wanting me to format it !!. There's 2.7 TB of media files on it - I want to test running media server in a VM.

Anybody know how to bypass the Windows nag prompt about the HDD and be able to attach it direct to the VM.

(The other way round is no problem -- never a problem loading NTFS HDD's on to Linux machines -- however the NTFS file system is SLOW compared with XFS -- on USB3 device on Native windows transfer rate of 1 TB of files from fast NTFS HDD to NTFS USB3 device is max 82 Mib/s - average for whole transfer. On same machine with Native Linux and XFS to XFS (using same HDD's and USB 3 port avg speed is 350 mib/s !! -- HUGE difference !!!).

Note I have to have a Windows Host for this --I know I could run Linux VM's from a Linux Host but in this case I do have to use a Windows Host as that will be the destination system at the end of testing.

BTW I'm running VMWARE workstation 12.1 on W10 Pro Host.


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Hi all,

where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using?i tried to f ind it in /usr/src/linux-, but no result.

A:where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using.

I moved you over to development, maybe someone here will be familiar with the layout of the source files.

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Any hint on booting from the USB or SD card slots into Linux Mint??  ref: Yoga 11e Chromebook 20DU 0008US. Inpossible to use this for any serious work.  Maybe Mint is the cure?

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I have SUSE 9.3 Installed on a 19GB partition of a 40GB hard drive. I heard that it is possible to dual boot with Windows with Linux being the first installed OS, but it's complicated. Can anyone tell me if I can pull this off without having to make Windows the first installed OS? Here is how I have my partitions:
hda1=1GB [swap]
hda2=17.8 / [root]

A:Linux/Windows dualboot machine with Linux first?

The easiest way: Make hda1 bigger and install Windows there.

You will have to restore GRUB later using the SuSE CD and also create the GRUB menu entry for WIndows..

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simple question

i have 2 computers 1 windows (fast gaming) and 1 linux (testing linux and gettin used to it)

i want internet on both, i have a usb broadband modem and no router, i have a ethernet network with these 2 just need to kno shall i run the modem on the linux or windows computer? or no difference?

both will be on most of time

A:Linux or Windows usb modem on?

ICS will be a bit trickier to set up on the Linux box (no pretty wizards) and you have to pray that your modem is actually supported by Linux.

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modem problem

no its not that, my modem actually works in linux. my problem is it only connects while i'm in linuxconf (i'm using mandrake). if i use kppp or one of the smaller programs, it says it connects but when i try and use it, it dosen't recognize the connection. do i need to change some files or something? i really don't want to log in and out of root just to get my modem to connect properly. thanks.

A:Linux & modem problem

Could you be a bit more specific about the error (doesn't recognize the connection)? What have you changed in Linuxconf (if any)? Check /var/log/ files for ppp error messages and report if there are any strange things.
Sorry that I can't be more specific now, I just haven't used Mandrake Linux. It probably has graphical control panel to set up Internet connections?

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How would you disable the internal modem within Linux? Just wondering.

A:How to disable internal modem in linux.

Post moved to it`s own thread.

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i just did a brand new fresh install of windows xp. updated to SP2 and installed my motherboard drivers. all is good except windows refuses to believe that i have my Ethernet cable plugged in. i can access the internet on my linux partition so everything is good with my hardware. ive uninstalled and reinstalled and tried a few different drivers and restarted my computer a million times with no results.

i have a wired connection into a router if that helps any.

pls help this is extremely frustrating!!

A:'Network cable unplugged' but works with linux

i couldnt edit my post, but i fixed the problem by unplugging my power supply and then plugging it back in.

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Nothing much, just need a new modem. The one I have now (Aureal Software Modem) doesn't work with either Linux or Windows XP.
All I really need is a make/model of some of your Linux modems.

A:Reliable, cheap, Linux-compatible V.92 modem

Hmm I dunno if this modem supports linux but its Very good. Hayes Accura 56k v92 Modem. I get a 120 ping on Counterstrike.

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I purchased the Huawei EC325 modem from BSNL WLL which uses a USB cable to connect to the PC. My inital reaction was since it was a USB connection and was using a custom software to connect to the net, it would not be possible to connect to the net in Linux using this modem.What can i do?

A:how to connect Huawei EC325 usb modem with Linux

Looks like it's possible, guide here:


With my Huawei, in current version Ubuntu though I just plugged it in & it worked with no configuration needed.


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I'm using a PCTel modem (HSP56 - unfortunately a winmodem) within Suse Linux 8.0 (kernel 2.4.16). Using the new compiled pctel-0.9.6-driver I can get a successful connection with the net. However, if the modem is disconnected, it will cause a fatal system crash during new dialing.

I use kppp, kinternet or wvdial for connection, but everytime the same mess occur. The dial-up within a terminal could also not help. The log-file /var/log/messages contains usually nothing about the crash after the system restart. But one time i found the following lines therein:

Nov 29 20:09:47 bubamara wvdial[1576]: Modem initialized.
Nov 29 20:09:47 bubamara wvdial[1576]: Sending: ATDT019002903319716060
Nov 29 20:09:47 bubamara wvdial[1576]: Waiting for carrier.
Nov 29 20:09:47 bubamara wvdial[1576]: ATDT019002903319716060
... (ziemlich viele null-bytes)
AAE... Read more

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hi, i have Linux Slackware 10.1, and i can't find driver for AGERE SYSTEMS PCI SOFT MODEM...

can anyone try to find some place where i can download it?


if someone finds this for me, i will jump through the roof :bounce:

A:Linux & Agere Systems PCI Soft Modem

Identify the chipset of the modem using lspci then lspci -n. Chances are the chipset on your modem is supported by Pavel Macek's ltmodem driver.

Also have a look at http://linmodems.org. All you ever wanted to know about losemodems and much, much more.

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Dear all,

my mum has Asus F5RL series notebook and she uses a LAN router connected to the internet. I borrowed the PC when I needed to connect to the wireless internet during one lecture. When I got back the system reported that "The Network Cable is Unplugged". The led light indicating "PC" connection on the router was blank.

I seemed strange so I booted up Linux Mint LXDE from the USD stick ON THE SAME PC. After it booted the LAN connection worked flawlessly and the led light indicating PC connetcion was nicely green.

Please could you help me with this? I have already tried to disable wireless adapter, to disable IPv6, I ve tried various full/half duplex regimes, wake up on/off, reinstalling drives etc. Nothing worked.

Kind Regards,


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My computer a hp pavilion ze4900 will not start up, just today it started giving me errors. I am no computer genius but I know that I need help. I am in Thailand right now and that computer is my life-line home so I would really appreciate any help I can get to fix it, or even if it is possible to get my pictures off it. I saw that someone else on here had the same problem, but they had windows...which makes a difference?

Here is exactly what comes up on the screen. I have Linux, I forget the version (my brother put it on) but I will get that information for you.

Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 (build 082)Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Realtek RTL8139(x)/8130/810x PCI Fast Ethernet Controller v2.13 (020326)
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.

Thank you so much,

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I just installed Mandrake Linux 9, and have a Alcatel Speedtouch USB modem with Bellsouth DSL. I also have a regular 56k US Robotics external modem that I can use for dialup.

I've been doing some reading on how to get the Alcatel Speedtouch USB modem working in Linux, but I think I am going to need some help. I have very limited knowledge in Linux (only what I learned in college from a basic Linux class and even though I was the top student in that class my knowledge is still very limited).

If anyone has any direct knowledge on how to do this and can point me in the right direction I would very much appreciate it.

Also, if you can at least get me going with some dialup using my 56K US Robotics external that would be at least something. Not DSL but hey it would get me started. I work for the ISP who I am going to be connecting to. We have never had anyone connect with Linux so I will be the first and really have no idea how to do it. I've setup a dialup connection and have connected but Linux sits at "Logging into network".

Thanks for any help.

A:Mandrake Linux 9, need to install DSL with Alcatel Speedtouch USB DSL modem!

The alcatel site has some good info. http://www.speedtouch.co.uk/

Basically it isn't as hard as you think if you are using Mandrake, since it has it all set up for the Speedtouch.
You can select it in MandrakeControl center in the network bit via the connection wizard.
Basically all you need to do is copy the .so file into the location specified.

All the stuff is here (docs/drivers etc).


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Hello i have a couple of questions i want to try a different os for my windows 7 computer but im pretty confused on which one too use. theres this one ubuntu Ubuntu online tour and then linux New features in Linux Mint 13 - Linux Mint which one should i try out and is it user friendly? and how many other os are there for windows 7 im pretty confused... and before i download it should i backup my pc before i install it. any input would be helpful. thanks

A:want to try unbuntu and linux or linux mint

Linux mint is comparatively easier to use, as it's GUI is similar to Windows. On the other hand, Ubuntu or Fedora look a bit different, but the functions are basically the same.

It will be a good idea to take a backup before installation.

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A:{Moved to Linux Forum} - NT-4 AND LINUX ?


OK, I have never worked with Corel's Linux, but I have been told that it is a nice version to learn the Linux GUI.

Other good version's to learn on are Mandrake and Red Hat. But, if you want to get more power out of your linux installation, you need to use distributions like Slackware, or Debian.

And... I am sure that another Linux fan will have a completely different point of view. Oh well... If you want, I can move this thread to the Linux forum, and you can see what their reaction is.

My best solution for you, is to buy a "Linux for Dummies" type of book, which should come with a free CD with a Linux distribution on it. That way, you get a beginner's Guide to Linux, plus a pressed bootable CD.

What I can give you, are specific instructions to installing linux as a dual boot system with NT.

If you go to www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot I have specific instructions on how to dual boot your system with NT.

Hope this helps

Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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I need to read windows files on linux for Red Hat Linux 9.x.
Can some one tell me the way, how this can be done or some setting which enable to read files from windows on linux.


A:windows files on linux for Red Hat Linux

If you need to read an NTFS mounted drive in that machine then you'll need to add kernel support for NTFS. Try looking http://www.linux-ntfs.org/ for that info. If you just want to hit shares then just mount them via smb.

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Hi there

Linux Mint (17) QIANA now released

I Am trying this in a VM now before testing on a REAL machine. I'm looking for good things with this release --it's a LTS (Long Term support) release which will be supported until 2019.

This is the sort of things I've been looking for -- I tend to use Linux as an everyday desktop and like the idea of Long term release support -- one of the main reasons I chose OPENSUSE over a lot of other ones - but I do prefer a debian based system over an RPM based one like SUSE even though I haven't had too many complaints with it.

(I recommend you use the LEGAL torrent in their links - it's a lot faster than some of the servers until the mirrors get loaded up with the new release).

The Linux Mint Blog ? Blog Archive ? Linux Mint 17 ?Qiana? Cinnamon RC released!


A:Linux users - Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" releaed

Originally Posted by jimbo45

Hi there

Linux Mint (17) QIANA now released

I Am trying this in a VM now before testing on a REAL machine. I'm looking for good things with this release --it's a LTS (Long Term support) release which will be supported until 2019.

This is the sort of things I've been looking for -- I tend to use Linux as an everyday desktop and like the idea of Long term release support -- one of the main reasons I chose OPENSUSE over a lot of other ones - but I do prefer a debian based system over an RPM based one like SUSE even though I haven't had too many complaints with it.

(I recommend you use the LEGAL torrent in their links - it's a lot faster than some of the servers until the mirrors get loaded up with the new release).

The Linux Mint Blog ? Blog Archive ? Linux Mint 17 ?Qiana? Cinnamon RC released!


Yup... great news...Just to emphasise - Qiana is RC at the moment...

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Ars reports from the Linux Security Summit?and finds much work that needs to be done.

The Linux kernel today faces an unprecedented safety crisis. Much like when Ralph Nader famously told the American public that their cars were "unsafe at any speed" back in 1965, numerous security developers told the 2016 Linux Security Summit in Toronto that the operating system needs a total rethink to keep it fit for purpose.

No longer the niche concern of years past, Linux today underpins the server farms that run the cloud, more than a billion Android phones, and not to mention the coming tsunami of grossly insecure devices that will be hitched to the Internet of Things. Today's world runs on Linux, and the security of its kernel is a single point of failure that will affect the safety and well-being of almost every human being on the planet in one way or another.

"Cars were designed to run but not to fail," Kees Cook, head of the Linux Kernel Self Protection Project, and a Google employee working on the future of IoT security, said at the summit. "Very comfortable while you're going down the road, but as soon as you crashed, everybody died."

Continue Reading - http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2016/09/linux-kernel-security-needs-fixing/

Share your thoughts and opinions below.

A:Linux kernel security needs a rethink, Linux Security Summit

Same thing that has been argued time and again about Windows OS over the years...

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I've been cosidering giving linux a shot, but am unsure which to try, there are so many, and all have there following.
I want it to be fairly simple to install, and I want it to ideally recognize all my hardware the 1st time.

It'll be on a 1.8ghz p4, 512mb ram, 60gb(or more) hd., intel integrated 845gl graphics, and integrated stereo sound.

I've been looking at Ubuntu, and it looks ok, but I know nothing about linux, so I may be way off track.

Any help?

A:What Linux to try for a Linux noob?

I've yet to get to grips with Linux but as far as installing. If you wish to pay (this will give you some hand holding, but Tech sopt can supply this) SUSE went on withotu problems. For a free one (2.6GB download) Fedora core was also trouble free for me.
Spike has installed Fedora Core 4 I believe and I think this went well for him.

In your own words Spike.

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Hi All,
I have Laptop Toshiba Satellite L775, windows 7. I used cable modem Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 and it was working fine. Then I changed my ISP to Century Link and used their DSL modem and still everything worked just fine. Now I moved to another city and used same cable modem (SBG6580) and connected my business PC thru ethernet and it is working fine. The problem is with my laptop which I tried to connect wirelessly but coudn't so I tried to connect it thru ethernet but it does not even recognizes it. Funny thing is my hard wired computer has picked up same network name thru modem and is working fine both thru ethernet and wifi (this computer I am using first time with this modem).
My laptop find available networks and when I select my network with password, some time it says connected with limited access and some time "windows was unable to connect" message. I tried most of the solutions by calling Suddenlink and Motorola but no luck. I am wordering if it has to do anything with centurylink's DSL modem being used on this laptop before and somehow blocking cable modem?
Any help?

A:Solved: Cable modem to DSL back to cable modem-now my laptop can't connect to interne

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I have two hard disks, hda = 120gb and hdb = 40gb. I want to install two LINUX operating systems. I would like to have the option of booting into the operating system of my choice at boot time. I am currently running Fedora Core release 3 (Heidelberg)
Linux 2.6.9-1.681_FC3 on hda. When I try to install the 2nd system on hdb the boot loader overwrites the MBR on hda. I am lost as to how to get around this. I am not currently nor do I plan to run Windows. I am reading info pages on Grub and Parted, but I feel a little overwhelmed and could use a little guidence. I would appreciate any help to get me pointed in the right direction. Thanks,

A:2nd linux install overwrites MBR of 1st linux install

What version are you installing as the second Linux?

All Linux installs ask you where to install the bootloader. You may have to choose some advanced install method if it doesn't for you.

Just tell it not to install a bootloader at all or don't put in the hda MBR. It usually gives you a choice between the MBR and the Linux parition IIRC. Just put the second instance onto the new Linux partition.

After that edit the original bootloader's configuration so you can boot the second Linux instance.

You could also use a common boot partition for both of your Linux installs but that would take some more tinkering.

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So about a year my laptop got water on it ... send it to fix last week and it works now !
went to TWC to get a modem And the modem works pecfectly fine on My regualar Computer but no my Laptop
I doesnt even blink when i connect the ethernet cable ?
What can vb ethe problem??

A:Sony vaio wont recognize cable modem or ethernet cable?

you need drivers , for the devices with a yellow ! - possibly the chipset
its possible the hardware is damaged , because of the water issue

however, post back the exact sony model and windows version and can look for drivers - should be on the sony support site

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hi everone,
I have motorola SB5101 cable modem provided by my ISP.i have windows 7 on corei5. My problem is that my modem suddenly stops working after 6.oo in the evening. If i restart the modem, it works for 5 minutes and then again stops working. It doesnt start functioning properly till the time my cousin uses his laptop so i believe there is some kind of parental lock set by him in the modem . please advice what should I do. I am in urgent need of internet as i have an important project to do.
P.S. Please dont advice to take help from my cousin as he is mischievous and plays such pranks so that i get less marks in my class.

A:Solved: parental lock in cable motorola cable internet modem

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Hi, I am looking for a Linux distro which is similar to windows,
comments appreciated.

A:Linux with W7

Have a look at Zorin OS. Zorin OS - Home

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I have installed Linux Mint 13 as a dual boot on my Lenovo desktop but it doesn't seem to want to go on my Lenovo W8 laptop. Everything seems the same and I am using the Linux Windows installer. I run a W7 emulator (Start8) on the laptop so I don't have to deals with the tiles.

A:Linux on 7 but not 8

Can you give system specs? Also "it doesn't seem to want to go on" is a bit vague.

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Anybody using Linux on either the X1c or X1 Yoga? I'm currently running Fedora 25 on a Yoga 3 Pro and performance is great. What I cannot stand on the Y3P is the tiny right-side shift key. The X1 series looks perfect for me, and the idea of 16GB of RAM seals it. I want one. But I don't do Windows anymore. ThinkPads always had a rich history of top-notch Linux support. More and more though it seems Linux support is hit-or-miss depending on the model. Before I pull the trigger on a new X1 I'd appreciate some guidance on Linux from some actual end-users on the Carbon models.

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I setup a small network with 2 PC's. XP Home Edition is on one and 98SE on the other. I have a hard drive with Linux vs 7.0. If I remove the 98SE hard drive with the Linux one and run it with XP will they communicate with each other like XP and 98SE do?

A:XP and Linux

Not sure if I understood correctly, but you can network XP and Linux on the same network using Samba and Lin-Neighborhood to configure the linux machine and they'll communicate just fine.

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Hi again

right i'm on abit of an OS spree atm and i'm looking at alternatives to windows because im bored tbh

anyway ive got an old socket A computer

athlon 3200xp
2gb ram
*cant remember the gfx card*

but anyway the motherboard broke on my so im waiting for a new one to arrive.
anyway i thought i may as well take the opportunity the try out a new OS..

so Linux seems the obvious choice ... ive been looking around on the net and it seems very confusing

i stupidly thought it was just a straight fwd .... Linux .. but clearly im wrong lol

anyways yea when lookin for my next OS what do you guys recommend?

i would ideally like a version with a good user base and with plenty of compatibility as its gonna end up being a server


A:Linux... what do I need to know?

Linux Environments / Kernels

what kind of server; eg webserver, file sever, email, LDAP ....

for fun without the need to install, I like Knoppix which will boot straight from the CD.
This is the CLIENT system however, not a server edition. In addition, there are no
packages for adding any server components (Redhat,Suse,Fedoria use RPM packages).

comments on Linux Desktop Systems

Server components include
Apache, php, mysql, perl, sendmail, ldap, ssl, DNS, DHCP ​
It is important to watch the level of the kernel used in your Linux, as that
predicts the services and support you may expect.
(insist upon 2.4 or later)

Fedoria Has server components or can be downloaded
Mandrake (Mandriva) Linux kernel 2.6.12-12mdk
Suse Has server components or can be downloaded

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I have an AMD palimino core based computer, and am trying to get it to run linux. I seems to refuse to boot knoppix from a live CD, but the cd will not run linux. the cd opens and displays files, but I cannot get it to boot off of the cd. If it helps my primary driv has been broken for some time, so I use my secondary DVD drive. Is this the problem, or is there another solution to test before I start rebuilding my computer. This is for Windows XP Home

A:Cannot Run Linux

Have you tried Knoppix disk from another computer to see if it boots correctly?

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Q: Linux

I wish to download Linux and eradicate windows from my gateway pc. I want to get it from Dream Linux


It has a multimedia function. Can you tell me do I have to buy the CD's if i live in the USA, or can i download from site. I need this program or a distro exactly like it. Please help.
William Ratliff
[email protected]


Checked out the site just go to Download and select an english mirror

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I want to get rid of linux but i dont know how. I did a dual boot with windows xp and linux ubuntu. I use grub loader. and i partioned one single drive in half and put linux on one half and windows xp on the other... how can i get linux off so windows will boot on its own....?

A:I want to get rid of linux.........

You may try to remove it then format it as suggested in this MS article ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314458 ) however it is a risky operation. I would make a disk image of your windows partition just in case you may face with a disaster.

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Hi Folks,

I'm looking to install Linux on my laptop in conjunction with Windows XP Pro. Installing it won't be a problem: I have GParted Live and a separate partition for Linux already set up. I don't know which distribution of Linux would be good to get, however, as I've never used Linux before and am looking to learn.

I can't install Ubuntu, because my laptop has an ATI Radeon Mobility X1300 graphics card and the latest release of Ubuntu chokes when it encounters these cards. (Does an older version work with ATI?)

I have an install CD for Debian 4.0, and am downloading Freespire 1.0.13.

Also, if anyone could recommend me any good tutorial sites or books for Linux, it'd be greatly appreciated. The reason I want to learn Linux is more as an alternative OS to Windows rather than server administration or the like.



A:A New Guy to Linux

You could try Suse. I've ran that a few times on several hardware platforms (Old PPC G3, Athlon Thunderbird, Athlon 64, Intel Core2Duo). It is a friendly OS and has a decent amount of tutorials and information online for when you get stuck.

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I'm not sure if i am even in the right forum, but here goes. I recently purchased a used laptop that needs installation of an operating system. I bought a disk to install linux. Now, all i am concerned about is A- is Dell D800 compatible with Linux. im told it is, and also, how do i install and get it working properly. I am also purchasing the USB wireless stick Edimax 54 mbps. i am told that it is usable with Linux as well. I want to know how to install everything properly or if it pretty much explains itself.


You didn't say what version of Linux you have. I would reccomend Ubuntu Linux because it is one of the more popular versions and is extremely easy to install from the "Live CD". You can download it here: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download for free.

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I'm running windows XP and I have been reading a lot about Linux. I'm somewhat happy with XP, but have a lot of problems with it. The one thing that bothers me is the total control it has. and the numerous errors that constantly pop up. I'm no computer wizard, so that's why I'm asking this. Does anyone prefer one over the other? If I bought linux would it run better than xp? also, I have 2 hard drives both with xp on it. is it possible to have linux on one and xp on the other without any conflicts?

thanks for any info.

A:Win XP or Linux?

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I would like to try Linux but can't find much on installing it on HP laptops. Where would I find info?


Garf001 wrote:I would like to try Linux but can't find much on installing it on HP laptops. Where would I find info?You need to go to a Linux forum to ask them there and most likely you will get your answer there.

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how can i unstall ubuntu in HP ENVY Notebook - 15t-q400 CTO?? i have installed a version but my laptop don't found the ububntu OS.i t defaultly log in to windows 10.

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I am tired of virus and malware issues with Windows Xp and 7. Which is a good Linux operating system to use. I mostly use it for business and E-mail applications. Thank you.

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Linux Mint works well on most machines.
You can burn a "Linux Mint Live DVD" and boot your PC with it to see what it looks like and how it works.
Your own machine won't be altered by having a look.

A tutorial is here:

The .iso file downloads to burn to disk are here.
You will need DVD burning software like Roxio or Nero or IMGBURN and a blank DVD-R or DVD+R disk for each:
The different downloads have different styles of desktops
You may have to try more than one to see which you like best.

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