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    I can't help with the Puppy install. It has been...

    I can't help with the Puppy install. It has been a while since I last installed Ubuntu but remember at the time they had an alternate install CD which quite a few people needed to use.
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    I do not think you told us if you have a 32 bit...

    I do not think you told us if you have a 32 bit or 64 bit processor (check the output of
    cat /proc/cpuinfo if you are unsure), if you have a 64 bit processor you can run either a 32 bit or 64 bit...
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    It would be better to try to fix your original...

    It would be better to try to fix your original installation ... it the original Ubuntu still installed? do you have the CD/DVD/USB pen drive to re-install this?
    Did you do an update on the system...
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    There are few ways of ensuring a system does not...

    There are few ways of ensuring a system does not boot with modified binaries, secure boot helps with this. I am not an expert but have managed to get secure boot to work on all the systems I own or...
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    I posted links to some good information, I'm not...

    I posted links to some good information, I'm not going to start trying to explain this in a forum post. If you have a specific question I will try to answer it but you should read the links I posted...
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    You should be able to install your own keys on...

    You should be able to install your own keys on any system (at least x86/amd64 machines).
    If the system is shipped with Windows this requires copying the keys, wiping the keys, creating and...
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    You could but to be honest I tend to only visit...

    You could but to be honest I tend to only visit the forums infrequently these days - good luck with your Linux adventures :cool:
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    Secureboot is a UEFI feature which appeared...

    Secureboot is a UEFI feature which appeared around 2012. For a PC to have the Windows 8.1 certified logo it had to have secureboot and gets shipped with secureboot enabled. This meant that a number...
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    I agree unetbootin is a good choice if you want...

    I agree unetbootin is a good choice if you want to boot from a flash drive, last time I use unetbootin the flash drive was wiped of previous information when using it to boot/install Linux from....
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    I suggest you backup any user data - documents...

    I suggest you backup any user data - documents you have written, photos etc before you start resizing partitions or installing an OS.
    Yes - things can go wrong, having a live CD/DVD or bootable pen...
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    You can create partitions in the order that you...

    Can you not just partition it before you install Linux.[/QUOTE]

    You can create partitions in the order that you want, you can install the OS in the order you want. As I said in the previous post...
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    Secure boot is a UEFI feature - not Windows....

    Secure boot is a UEFI feature - not Windows. Secure boot does not prevent an infection - it does mean the machine will refuse to boot if the bootloader or kernel (depending on how you configure the...
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    Linux does not do anything to Windows - the Linux...

    Linux does not do anything to Windows - the Linux installer script/program will usually configure the bootloader to allow booting of Windows as well as Linux.
    Windows does not get corrupted if Linux...
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    One of the better resources for this is here...

    One of the better resources for this is here
  15. Do you want sda1 to be a home partition - in...

    Do you want sda1 to be a home partition - in which case select /dev/sda1 as the home partition (mounted to /home), it is easier to do this during install but can be sorted out after the install.
    If...
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    You should be able to provide the web address but...

    You should be able to provide the web address but modify it a bit, something like www_youtube.com will probably work ...
    Is there any reason why you did not follow the information on the Arch wiki ?
  17. Since you have already installed Ubuntu and got...

    Since you have already installed Ubuntu and got things working I suggest you give that a try ... you should be OK with Ubuntu until the release you are using support runs out after that you will need...
  18. Which distro you decide to use is up to you, it...

    Which distro you decide to use is up to you, it may be worth asking at the class if using Linux is supported and if they recommend a particular distro.

    You should be able to install and use Debian...
  19. Tails (https://tails.boum.org/) will provide one...

    Tails will provide one of your best opportunities for privacy
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    With LFS you build a set of tools using your host...

    With LFS you build a set of tools using your host system (chapter 5), then you use those tools to build your LFS system (chapter 6). The process is intended to minimise the impact of your host system...
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    Time for you to start reading, suggest you start...

    Time for you to start reading, suggest you start with the warnings and then getting started ... using Tor is going to be slower than direct access, you will have to make up your own mind if it is...
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    I think you should be able to create the folder...

    I think you should be able to create the folder and symlink before the build.
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    You should do updates whichever OS you decide to...

    You should do updates whichever OS you decide to use. Linux Mint is probably a good starting point and you have better control over when the updates happen.
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    You should be using the lfs user to build the...

    You should be using the lfs user to build the system, I suggest you go back to 4.3 and make sure you created the lfs user correctly and set ownership of $LFS/tools and $LFS/sources correctly.
  25. Can you post the blkid -l output so that we can...

    Can you post the blkid -l output so that we can see if the partition is encrypted or not ...
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