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Old 10-18-2017, 06:23 PM   #16
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Sorry i try to copy and paste the text is this possoble in this version of opensuse?
You should be able to copy and paste any text in your Open Suse terminal. Root or not:-
 
Old 10-18-2017, 08:26 PM   #17
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Code:
sudo update-grub
doesnt' work in open-suse it is used on debian based distro's.

First as root run
Code:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
and see if you get a menu for windows.
With opensuse, I'm not sure where the grub.cfg needs to reside on an efi system so may need to run this instead
Code:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/opensuse/grub.cfg
If you don't get a menu entry for windows then will need to do as per tofino_surfer #12 post and edit /etc/grub.d/40_custom to add a windows entry.
Then run
Code:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
or
Code:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/opensuse/grub.cfg
Here is a link to more info on grub in opensuse https://doc.opensuse.org/documentati...cha.grub2.htmland efi https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:UEF...stem_Partition

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Old 10-19-2017, 06:08 AM   #18
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Maybe windows is not even on my SDD anymore you see i have two one SDD that 128 GB and another regular HDD thats on 1 TB?

How do i find out if windows is still on my pc? know thats the right forum to ask that question.
 
Old 10-19-2017, 06:10 AM   #19
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How do i know if im really use the root?
 
Old 10-19-2017, 06:20 AM   #20
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It still dosent work...
 
Old 10-19-2017, 06:51 AM   #21
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How do i know if im really use the root?
to become root open terminal and enter
Code:
 su -
then enter roots password. After entering password should see the # instead of $

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Maybe windows is not even on my SDD anymore you see i have two one SDD that 128 GB and another regular HDD thats on 1 TB?
what is the ouput of
Code:
fdisk - l
ran as root. That is a small L not a one. or post a screen shot of gpartd for each drive.

Quote:
It still dosent work...
What didn't work? You need to give details of what you did or did not do. We can not know what commands you ran and messages/error messages you received unless you tell us.

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Old 10-19-2017, 07:35 AM   #22
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Meh... make it easy on yourself. Grab a (free!) copy of VirtualBox, and run Linux in a virtual machine with a Windows host. Dual-booting (IMHO) is for the birds. Grab an external hard drive at the office supply store.
 
Old 10-19-2017, 07:40 AM   #23
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Thank you very much sundialsvcs
 
Old 10-19-2017, 12:06 PM   #24
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Meh... make it easy on yourself. Grab a (free!) copy of VirtualBox, and run Linux in a virtual machine with a Windows host. Dual-booting (IMHO) is for the birds.
The OP has already successfully dual-booted Ubuntu and Windows 10 so they know how to do it. The simple problems now only relate to getting a Windows entry that the Ubuntu grub had. If they simply switched back to Ubuntu grub controlling the boot the problem would be solved.

The problem was also made worse by bad advice given by Ztoracat in post #1 to use update-grub which Suse doesn't use.

This is a minor problem at this stage. There is absolutely nothing humble about your opinion. It is condescending and self-serving. Apparently if you aren't capable of dual booting sundial no one else is. They have already successfully dual booted Ubuntu MATE and Windows.

Also as they have a working Ubuntu it would make more sense to run Virtualbox on top of Ubuntu as Ubuntu MATE will use less memory than Windows 10. I don't know if you read or understood the original post but they already had a working dual boot system before they installed a third OS. The subject line should read "Triple boot configuration".

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Thank you very much sundialsvcs.
Please don't thank them for condescending advice. This is a simple problem at this stage as you already have a triple boot system. They don't think you are capable of doing this even after you dual booted Ubuntu MATE and Windows. "Meh... make it easy on yourself." This is an insult to you.

Quote:
Grab an external hard drive at the office supply store.
So they have a 128 GB SSD and a 1 TB HDD so plenty of space and you want them to waste money on a slower external drive as you feel they aren't competent to partition after they dual booted Ubuntu MATE and Windows. Also as you are recommending they use virtualization they wouldn't need to do any partitioning as the guest filesystem runs on top of the host and they have plenty of space. Your comment is wrong on two counts.

Thank you to colorpurple for the excellent posts and good advice.

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Old 10-20-2017, 12:50 PM   #25
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tofino_surfer,

Thank you for offering advice to the OP.

However, be a lot less patronizing towards your other members.

Instructing the OP to not thank someone and offering your opinion that it is condescending is a personal attack.

Sundialsvcs' post was valid advice.
They offered no opinion about the OP's talent.
It is a valid, possible recommendation.
The OP seems to have appreciated it.
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Originally Posted by tofino_surfer View Post
This is a minor problem at this stage. There is absolutely nothing humble about your opinion. It is condescending and self-serving. Apparently if you aren't capable of dual booting sundial no one else is.

Please don't thank them for condescending advice.
Regarding support for the update-grub command, you previously offered advice in this thread which was past that original recommendation to that command.

Perhaps you should have noted earlier in the thread that you did not feel it would be beneficial considering what you know about Suse not supporting this command. If you disagreed with ztoracat's recommendation, then the correct thing to do would be to cite a reference and be respectful with your answer, versus saying:
Quote:
Originally Posted by tofino_surfer View Post
The problem was also made worse by bad advice given by Ztoracat in post #1 to use update-grub which Suse doesn't use.
Which is quite unacceptable.

Given your tenure on the LQ site, I'm sure you're familiar with LQ Rules
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Old 10-20-2017, 09:49 PM   #26
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The problem was also made worse by bad advice given by Ztoracat in post #1 to use update-grub which Suse doesn't use.
I typed out and posted the cmd to update Grub for OP in post # 9:-


Thank You rtmistler-
 
  


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