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    Re: Browsers not working

    I think I saw an article stating that Mozilla had deactivated browser add-on's in an update. Might that be causing your issues since all of the browsers use the same Chrome engine now?
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    Mobile OS security

    One of the things I despise is that there is no convenient way to remain anonymous with either iOS or Android. To obtain security updates for your device, you must be registered with the OS. One of...
  3. Re: Why is Windows still the dominant operating system?

    Of course, you mean desktop operating system. Simply because Microsoft has invested a large amount of money to remain dominant in the PC space. When pushed, MS will absorb new/better aspects into...
  4. Re: What computer treasures have you found outside of the major stores?

    My best treasure find was 2 years ago; a dual-core AT tower in working condition sitting next to a dumpster. The video card was too ancient to be supported by any current OS, but a quick swap and it...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Connect HP Deskjet 3733 All in One Wireless Inkjet Printer to Ubuntu Workstation

    Have you tried the hplip application? It should be available through your software repository. If Ubuntu's version isn't working for your printer (ie, brand-new printer model) then you can download...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot delete folder from trash

    Yeah, CLI tends to be unforgiving of those minor typos. Glad you got it sorted! When you get a chance, please mark this thread 'SOLVED' using 'Thread Tools' in the upper-right of the web page.
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    Glad to help! When you get a chance, please mark this thread 'SOLVED' using the Thread Tools at the upper-right of the web page.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 18.04 LTS Slow system

    @7-123

    Have you updated the OS since install? There have been quite a few updates since 18.04.0; even 18.04.1 has had a number of updates. That could be making a difference. Just a suggestion...
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    Everything I've read about the design goals of Ubuntu lead me to believe that the Ubuntu OS family was designed intentionally to avoid a "/ account". Instead, the concept used is that the first user...
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    @sudous,

    Thank you! That is something I did not know and have never tried. I imagine my new notebook with 32Gb RAM should be able to do that. I don't believe my old notebook with 2GB RAM would...
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    Re: 2tb Hard disk extremely slow

    I just had a thought; the 2 USB Type-A ports share the same controller. If they are both in use at the same time (plugged-in) that may very well reduce the speed available. Perhaps you should try the...
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    Re: 2tb Hard disk extremely slow

    I looked up your notebook model specifications:

    Since you have USB3 only, my theory that it was a USB2-caused slowdown seems to not apply. Maybe someone else will have an idea.
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    @Hennmann - For me, the Live DVD/USB has been most useful not as a daily driver or comparison, but to verify hardware compatibility. When I first started working with Ubuntu, Ubuntu 5.10 Breezy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot delete folder from trash

    I am not a command-line expert; most of what I do with CLI is cut-and-paste. That is why I gave you the link to the PIA support forum. What little I know about removing files by CLI is from reading...
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    My D800 is old enough that it uses a PATA interface rather than the newer and faster SATA interface. Between PATA and my BIOS constraints, 120 Gb was the biggest HDD I could fit. My D800 has a...
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    Re: Frozen in purple screen

    A more detailed description of what hardware you are working with, what version of Ubuntu you are using, whether you have installed Ubuntu or are trying out Live DVD/USB, etc. would be useful. Just...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Please provide manual partition scheme for ubuntu

    I believe Gparted is still available on tne installation media. You can run the Live DVD/USB and choose the 'Try Ubuntu' option then use Gparted from the menu to partition your dismounted drive...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: how to disable wifi ... Kudupro laptop

    I'm glad you got your installation issues sorted! You are absolutely correct about a separate thread for other issues. Please use the "Thread Tools' at the upper-right of the web page to mark this...
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    Re: Force PAE om Intel Pentium M

    +1

    I've investigated many distros trying to keep my antique Dell Latitude D800 1.4 Ghz Pentium-M going. Since it is a 32-bit-only machine, it can feel somewhat abandoned by newer OS's. Thankfully,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot delete folder from trash

    If you still have /opt/pia in Trash, it looks like you could
    cd ~/.local/share/Trash
    sudo -rf /opt/pia

    if I correctly interpret https://askubuntu.com/questions/102099/where-is-the-trash-folder...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Shutdown fails with external HDD attached

    Well, the updates of the last four days seem to have remedied the shutdown-with-external-HDD-attached issue. Hopefully it will stay fixed for a while. BTW, I should have stipulated that this is a...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: how to disable wifi ... Kudupro laptop

    Since no-one else has pitched in, during boot you should be able to access your BIOS which many times has an option to enable/disable WiFi. If not, booting from Live-DVD or Live-USB then the 'Try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cannot delete folder from trash

    According to the PIA VPN Support Forum (https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/helpdesk/search?q=linux+uninstall) To uninstall our application you can simply run the following terminal command
    rm...
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    Re: 2tb Hard disk extremely slow

    But is your USB cable plugged into USB3 on your notebook? Both ends of the cable must be plugged into USB3 to get USB3 speed.
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Shutdown fails with external HDD attached

    Ideas? If this is a bug, what process-name would I use to file the bug under?
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