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Questions tagged [operating-systems]

The software layer between your hardware and application programs. It manages program scheduling, memory allocation, interrupt handling, disk input/output, graphic acceleration, hosting device drivers and various other resources.

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Is there a way to create a hard connection from my PC to a laptop to install an OS on said laptop?

Im looking to switch my Fedora Linux laptop over to Ubuntu, and I dont have a USB to do the switch. I was wondering if I could create a hard connection between my Windows 10 PC and my laptop to do a ...
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What are some points to be kept in mind before installing ram sticks of different sizes? (2Gb + 4Gb)

My older Desktop had a 32bit Windows 7. But since the processor was 64bit capable, I dual booted it with a 64bit Windows 7. I want to upgrade the RAM to 6Gbs by installing another 4Gb RAM stick. I ...
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How to wipe OS only

I'd like to wipe my corrupted OS entirely before installing a new. I've found your answer how to do it along with the full disk, but I'd like to keep the other partitions (data). How to wipe one ...
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Dedicated Video Memory set to Not Available in a dual boot Windows

I can see the dedicated video memory for on my first OS to be 128 MB but my second OS that I dual booted shows "n/a". If it is a CPU related setting, is it possible that I do have 128 MB of VRAM in ...
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How do I increase VRAM in a dual boot Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have a dual boot of Windows 7 with another Windows 7. I have tried altering the VRAM of my first OS from the BIOS menu and it worked great. But when I checked the VRAM of my second OS, it show “NA”. ...
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error install solidity on os x 10.13.6 [on hold]

==> cmake . -DCMAKE_C_FLAGS_RELEASE=-DNDEBUG -DCMAKE_CXX_FLAGS_RELEASE=-DNDEBUG -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local/Cellar/solidity/0.5.9 -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DCMAKE_FIND_FR ==> make install ...
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Weight-factor to determine Virtual Cores for a Virtual Machine [on hold]

Problem Statement (with-example) I have to design an algorithm which will decide to assign virtual cores to a VM. e.g. I have 2 options to create a machines. That could be physical/virtual. Let's ...
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How can I dual boot Windows 7 with Windows 10 by replacing Ubuntu?

I already have a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 in a different partition. I have replaced lots of Linux distributions earlier by formatting the partition and installing the new OS in it. But ...
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What is an optimal system to run on my computer? [closed]

So I have a really old computer that I want running good. Right now it runs Kubuntu from USB. It works but it is just terrible because of the lag. Now I have a question. Lubuntu ran fine live from cd, ...
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Moving a HDD from one PC to another

I want to install my old desktop's HDD, which has Windows 7 installed in it to my new desktop that has a SSD with Windows 10. I just want to copy some games and files and then I would definetly format ...
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Centos OS error after reboot

I am getting the following error: Cannot access the Hardware Clock via any known method. Use the --debug option to see the details of our search for an access method. Setting clock (utc): Mon Jun 10 ...
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Oracle linux 6.9 hangs after login [closed]

I installed oracle linux 6.9 on IBM server machine. After reboot server machine, it boots, after boots I entered login ID and Password. After enter login the mouse pointer hangs and nothing showing ...
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How to resolve Minimal BASH-Like line editing is supported

I'm trying to migrate from windows to ubuntu, so I tried to make a bootable usb using rufus and later on using universal usb installer in both the cases after selecting boot device I'm getting this ...
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Does preemption favour CPU-Bound processes?

I was studying for my Operating Systems exam and I came across this question: "Comment the following statement: A processor scheduling method that uses preemption favours CPU-Bound processes". I'm not ...
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How to boot POP! OS in UEFI mode without disabling secure boot on my computer?

I installed POP! OS on my laptop a few days ago but secure boot wont let me boot it. I cant disable secure boot or UEFI mode because after installing a bios update my BIOS setup menu wont open anymore....

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