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  1. LorenDB

    I resized my EFI system partition but it didn't completely work

    A while back, I resized the EFI system partition on my work PC (yes, I know, it seems to be the one that I mess up the most) from ~100 MB to ~300 MB using KDE Partition Manager, since it was full. However, I just realized today that it is not being detected as resized by the kernel (although KDE...
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    What is the effect of Changing DefaultTimeoutStopSec

    Hello, I've an recurring issue with my linux system. The reboot hangs with a message " ". Sometimes the message appears for different services as well. I'm wondering how would one start investigation on this issue. I found out that adjusting the default value of in the is a solution. I'm a...
  3. D

    My NVMe SSD only SOMETIMES does not get detected by linux...

    I can't seem to figure out why this is happening and by now I've tried just about everything, but basically sometimes when i boot up, for example ubuntu installation media it just does not detect the SSD or e.g. if i install ubuntu (or any other distro) on my SSD, sometimes it does not boot and...
  4. LorenDB

    [SOLVED] Severe boot problems

    I have openSUSE Tumbleweed installed on my work PC (and, for that matter, my personal laptop; but I'm talking about the work PC). The openSUSE installer created/used the existing (I forget which it was) EFI system boot partition. That partition filled up for some reason due to updates, and I...
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    PLEASE HELP ME WITH POPOS 20.04

    So basically, I don't know what is happening but i have proper dual boot windows 10 and popos set up and everything is working fine, both Operating Systems are stable and working well, BUT sometimes (not everytime) when i boot up popos it just says cryptsetup: waiting for encypted device or...
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    [SOLVED] please help! libkmod error on boot

    for the pas couple of days I'm booting on linux mint 20.1 and getting this error: libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:656 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf line 44: ignoring bad line starting with options libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:656 kmod_config_parse...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Set default boot to Ubuntu

    I'm a complete novice at Linux, I recently dual booted my pc (MSI bravo 15) with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04 (windows was pre-installed). (I'm using UEFI secure boot) I'm unable to set Ubuntu as the os to boot by default. In grub, ubuntu is above windows boot manager, and it should boot into...
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    Problem replacing Pop_Os! with windows 10

    Hi I have a problem installing windows instead of Pop_Os I managed to create a bootable key from the command line and only that as soon as I try to boot it I start the linux already installed in the pc I tried to start a virtual machine using a virtual box with the iso of plpbt.iso which would...
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    Can't install any linux distro on Lenovo Ideapad 515ITL05

    I can't install any linux distro on my laptop. I've tried Arcolinux, Manjaro and Endeavouros, with and without swap, but I always get the same error on boot: Starting version 246.3-1-arch ERROR: device 'UUID=fd2....924' not found. Skipping fsck. mount: /new_root: can't find UUID=fd2....924. You...
  10. A

    How To Create custom Debian Distro Iso With Live Boot Capabilities

    Hello everyone , i am new to this forum i am a student , and a Debian 10 XFce user , I Want to create my own usb linux distribution with live boot capabilities , according to some methods , i have used Linux-live kit , from github and also tried programs that offer live system creation...
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    Grub launcher menu suddenly stopped working for dual boot machine

    Hi, I successfully installed Pop OS on my windows Huawei matebook x computer. I set up the grub launcher to load on every boot, to select either Pop OS or windows 10. However, suddenly the grub launcher failed on boot and now it only shows a grub console screen. If I quickly click f12 on boot...
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    Dual Boot Kali + Win10 From SD : No Boot Options

    Tech background : 2017 PC, new celeron cpu, integrated gpu, 8gb ram, 64gb storage (yeah it's a mini laptop). Running currently Windows 10, with UEFI system. (American Megatrends 2019) For the past few days, I created a bootable SD device using 3 different programs. At first I tried using Rufus...
  13. M

    Can't install any linux distro

    Just got a new Acer Swift 3 (SF314-41) laptop without OS installed. Found out that any Linux distro installation is a problem. When I try to boot from USB stick I get next errors (tried on Ubuntu, Linux mint, manjaro): [0.998986] iommu ivhd0: AMD-Vi: Event logged [PAGE_TAB_HARDWARE_ERROR device...
  14. X

    Possible Boot Issues Running Lubuntu OS Natively from USB 3.1 Flash Drive

    Hello All, I figured this forum was the best place to post this question on the site. OS: Lubuntu 20.04.2 LTS System Spec: MacBook Air 2013, 1.7 GHz Dual Core I7 Hyper-threading, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3, Apple SSD SM0512F 500GB SSD Partitions: EFI 209.7 MB FAT 32 250 GB Apple_APFS (Mac OS) 250...
  15. T

    Bios blackscreen after I install Linux

    I use an Acer Aspire A315-51 laptop and I tried to install several distroutions (Ubuntu, Arch, Manjaro, ...) but every time when everything is installed, after I press the bios key F2 a blackscreen with a white line appears. I can still select the operating system via the F12 boot menu, but I...
  16. C

    RHEL is telling me that it is having trouble setting up base repository as soon i register it.

    it worked before on my server and now i want to have it on my regular computer. i am using the dvd iso. does the mean i have to get a second iso or something?
  17. gigaguy1610

    Kali Linux Crashing because of a I/O error

    Hi! I'm a kali Linux user (aka a pen tester) and i was watching a video on Firefox ESR then suddenly the startup log came up saying there's a I/O error it rebooted then then startup logo came then I saw a weird command line I typed "help" and it gave me a bunch of options but they weren't much...
  18. S

    Running a skript automatically at boot

    Hello Everyone, Is it possible to run a script automatically with every boot? There are some command line that I have to enter every time I want to update the date and time and every time I want to connect my device to Wifi. Thank you
  19. V

    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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