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    I think the reason is that most people qho choose...

    I think the reason is that most people qho choose to run linux, are more advanced users and/or ones with a specific use case or need. So most Linux users will want to install it themselves.

    There...
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    Technically any ARM based tablet/smart phone can...

    Technically any ARM based tablet/smart phone can run an ARM version of Linux. Note that while Linux distributions that run on the ARM linux kernel are plentiful and available for most major...
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    Very belated response lol, I know, but I'm 100%...

    Very belated response lol, I know, but I'm 100% in agreement with that, although vSphere (along with the clients installed on every vm) takes care of that for me- albeit not for a discount when they...
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    My guess would be the display port to HDMI...

    My guess would be the display port to HDMI adapter's to blame. Has it worked under any other OS? Did you check to see in alternative or "non-free" (as in proprietary, not that they cost money)...
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    Just some extra info, since I forgot some of your...

    Just some extra info, since I forgot some of your OP when I was writing my response and I'm on my phone so I couldn't look without discarding.
    2GB DDR3 will be sufficient as long as you have 8-16GB...
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    Your image links appear broken. But considering...

    Your image links appear broken. But considering you can install ARM based linux distros on an rpi, you'll be fine.

    RAM is obviously needed. You can get some cheap brand x on newegg for next to...
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    I made this tutorial very generic, on purpose, so...

    I made this tutorial very generic, on purpose, so it could apply to anyone who should come across it.

    In your specific case, it appears /dev/sda is home to all your partitions (for finding and...
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    You should be able to figure out how to SSH in...

    You should be able to figure out how to SSH in once the daemon is up and running and you know the ip. The default port will be 22. If you can't get the network up or something, then just try to take...
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    I answered your question and gave you a general...

    I answered your question and gave you a general way to fix it, but upon looking at the pictures again (the part that's hard to make out at the top), I think you may have more than one issue. And more...
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    I know this is complicated, especially if your...

    I know this is complicated, especially if your not used to the shell, but if you plan to use linux, you'll need to learn the shell anyway.

    This will be a great crash course on learning how to...
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    PART 8... FINAL NOTES: You're now all set,...

    PART 8...

    FINAL NOTES:

    You're now all set, but there's a caveat...

    From my experience, systems which loose tract of UUID once, tend to do so often and many times for seemingly no reason....
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    Part 7... Once everything is saved, reboot by...

    Part 7...

    Once everything is saved, reboot by typing `shutdown -r now'.

    When you end up back in grub, make the same edit you made before your last boot, except this time keep the "ro" and don't...
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    Part 6... I FORGOT TO MENTION BEFORE, TO BE SAFE,...

    Part 6... I FORGOT TO MENTION BEFORE, TO BE SAFE, YOU SHOULD BACK UP FSTAB BEFORE EDITING. TO DO THIS TYPE `cp/etc/fstab /etc/fstab.old'

    YOU MAY BE VERY CONFUSED USING NANO, VIM OR EVEN VI, I...
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    *(start here if root was mounted in the first...

    *(start here if root was mounted in the first place) Part 5...

    So you should have found where /etc was back in grub. So mount it to the /etc folder the same way you mounted the root fs. `mount...
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    Part 4... So by now you know the locations of...

    Part 4...

    So by now you know the locations of all your mount points. Make sure they're all written down.

    Hit "Esc" to return to the editing screen. There, replace all instances of the set=root...
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    Continued part 3... I need to split this up...

    Continued part 3...

    I need to split this up because the text disappears from my tapatalk app input after a certain length and I can't see what I'm writing...

    So keep typing 'ls (sdX,gpt#) and...
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    Continued... What you are seeing is a dropdown...

    Continued...

    What you are seeing is a dropdown to an emergency recovery shell. This occurs when the system cannot boot normally.

    Log in to the recovery shell with the root account.

    Use the...
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    I noticed a possible corruption which could...

    I noticed a possible corruption which could complicate matters. Please read through entirety of my posts before doing anything!!!!!*****
    The issue is that, after adding new storage, the UUID's of...
  19. And is it going through your own mail server? I'm...

    And is it going through your own mail server? I'm assuming. Do you have IT? How about you run a packet capture like Wireshark on the email server (or even a client machine would probably work.) Wait...
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    mv -i confirms before an overwrite mv -b...

    mv -i confirms before an overwrite

    mv -b automatically creates a backup of a file if it would overwrite

    mv --backup=[parameters] allows you to control these backups

    mv -n will exit with...
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    Put simply, it runs itself. The protocol was...

    Put simply, it runs itself. The protocol was originally developed by the navy for secure messaging, but the network that exists today has nothing to do with any government agency. When you install...
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    Installing a Linux distro on a LaCie NAS.

    The NAS I have has 2 NICs. But the default firmware doesn't support bonded connection. Furthermore, throughput is 100mbps, even though it's autonegotiated a gigabit connection (according to the...
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    Oh, also if you're ISP does block Tor, you can...

    Oh, also if you're ISP does block Tor, you can usually access an entry point through an initial https proxy, but you lose a fair amount of privacy, as the proxy you're using as an entry point must...
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    Here's the deals with Tails. Yes, it forces all...

    Here's the deals with Tails. Yes, it forces all traffic through the tor network, but it's more than that. It provides ways to ensure a very secure install. The Firewall is configured to block all...
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    The backslash is to comment out the space, so the...

    The backslash is to comment out the space, so the shell sees the path as a single statement and not two. You could also have enclosed the entire path in quotes. FAT32 is not a good filesystem for...
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