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Why and how does Rufus use FAT32 for a bootable Linux ISO?

CDs and DVDs use ISO-9660 or UDF, not FAT32 or ext4, otherwise most non-Linux platforms can't read them. But modern Linux installation discs are also isohybrid so they can also boot directly if the ...
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Ubuntu trunk forwarding or bridging between two physical linux interfaces eth0 and eth1 - OpenvSwitch or etc

I don't know anything about OpenvSwitch, but what you are doing is entirely practical. What you want to do is bridge eth0 and eth1 This can be done a number of ways depending on how networking is ...
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Configure internet sharing dynamically from windows 11 to Ubuntu 22.04 on VM Workstation

With the help of my colleagues in the comments, I realized that one of the things that was failing was the gateway... somehow, when it came to things, the system worked a couple of times, but after ...
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Why and how does Rufus use FAT32 for a bootable Linux ISO?

There are many things to unpack here. First, how does a Live Linux boot anyway? Unlike a regular installed-to-disk Linux, it does not use an ext4 (or similar) file system on a disk partition. Instead, ...
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How to Access Mapped Network Drive on Windows from the Ubuntu app?

Try the following: map the network drive on Windows, e.g. as drive T: start the WSL2 system create a mount point sudo mkdir /mnt/t mount the mapped network drive sudo mount -t drvfs T: /mnt/t
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Ubuntu trunk forwarding or bridging between two physical linux interfaces eth0 and eth1 - OpenvSwitch or etc

Working Solution : ip link add br0 up type bridge vlan_filtering 1 ip link set eth0 master br0 ip link set eth1 master br0 bridge vlan add vid 2-4094 dev br0 self bridge vlan add vid 2-4094 dev eth0 ...
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Getting "Error skipping startup message" when connecting with "sudo su" shell in WinSCP

The immediate problem is that your "shell command", i.e. the su, requires (password) input, what is incompatible with SFTP protocol. As WinSCP FAQ How do I change user after login (e.g. su ...
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Getting "Error skipping startup message" when connecting with "sudo su" shell in WinSCP

From the log file: ! 2022-05-15 19:57:15.623 sudo: a terminal is required to read the password; either use the -S option to read from standard input or configure an askpass helper First, reset the ...
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how to configure sddm in kubuntu 22.04? Where is config file?

TLDR: you have to create the /etc/sddm.conf.d directory and conf files from scratch inside sddm.conf.d yourself. I don't know why: It doesn't automatically create that directory anymore Or create an ...
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Git credentials in a shared virtual machine

You can set git credentials on a per-folder basis, using the following commands: git config --local user.email "yourmail@example.com" git config --local user.name "yourName" If I ...
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