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Can a (BOOT/BIOS) Virus affect a Linux LiveCD session?

Question: Is it possible for a virus that infected a PC with Windows OS to show similar erroneous behaviour during a LiveCD session with Ubuntu? N.B. To clarify my question: Can the liveCD ...
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Trouble booting from usb (Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor)

I have been trying over the last few days to boot from a bootable usb pen drive on my Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor desktop PC so I can dual-boot, but to no avail. The pen drive contains Ubuntu ...
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How to Install XP and Ubuntu dual boot on a RAID 0 and RAID 1 respective setup?

I know that installing XP and Ubuntu in a 'normal' (non-RAID) environment is easiest when installing XP first as the MBR isn't overwritten by XP if XP is installed after. But if I have a RAID 1 setup ...
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Is it possible to create a RAID 1 array for ubuntu and install xp on a non-RAID part of the drive?

I was wondering if it is possible to setup a hardware RAID 1 array on 2x1TB drives for the installation of Ubuntu 12.04 whilst leaving some space free outside of the RAID array to install Windows XP ...
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Install Windows XP through VMware on D525 processor

I need to install Windows XP in order to test Internet Explorer for my web development needs. I have a D525 Intel Atom based Ubuntu server 12.04. I was thinking to install VMware on it, and Windows ...
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Hardware issue, bsod with windows xp irq and strange messages with ubuntu

I have an old Acer T160 and it used to run Windows XP. But I keep getting random BSOD's. I keep seeing IRQ conflicts. I tried to run ubuntu, which runs and keeps running. But sometimes is not ...