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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install 20.04 over 19.04 -- 'Partitions' problems

    Option 1: Try setting 'boot' flag on the fat32 partition and continue the install.
    Setting the 'boot' flag may automatically set 'esp' flag as it does with Ubuntu's installer (Ubiquity). But if...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install 20.04 over 19.04 -- 'Partitions' problems

    I think you could continue the manual partitioning - based on your last image, select the partition containing the existing Lubuntu (it's formatted ext4) - then click "Edit". I think that will allow...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot associate .xcf fikles with Gimp on 20.04

    Things to try that may help:

    This alone may fix it:

    Refresh the mimeinfo.cache of mime types and applications:

    sudo update-desktop-database

    Other commands as examples:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub corrupted on shutdown

    A small bit of help:

    Your Ubuntu is an LVM installation.

    You can't mount a disk partition that's used for LVM (like sdb5). There is no traditional file system. Instead, if you want to mount...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS no Welcome screen

    In Ubuntu MATE 20.04 the welcome application is only available as a snap package.
    It would not be present on the ISO. When you do the actual install to your computer it probably will get pulled in,...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu 20.04.2 Cursor Appearance

    There is a bug in the openbox window manager regarding it's support for startup notifications, which propels the progress cursor (that's it's name). So it doesn't appear. Apparently, the bug is still...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04.2: Gnome Tweaks Incomplete Install of Extensions

    This is no icon to click on. Click on the word "Extensions". See the screenshot attached.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04.2: Gnome Tweaks Incomplete Install of Extensions

    To see and activate (or deactivate) the extensions that are installed, you need to click on "Extensions" in the list on the left side of Tweaks window. The installed extensions will then show on the...
  9. Re: Ubuntu is making EFI changes during updates

    Sure. Since in Ubuntu the UEFI boot order is only changed when a grub package is installed or upgraded, hold any grub packages from updating.

    In Ubuntu's terminal:

    sudo apt-mark hold grub*
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Ripping flac with SoundJuicer results in inferior sound quality

    If you're willing to venture outside Ubuntu Land, at least temporarily, grip is alive and well on some other distros - Fedora is one example. Below is grip in Fedora 33 workstation.

    I replaced...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fat32, UEFI, Reserved BIOS boot area?

    Strange but true. Do a BIOS mode install, choose "Erase Disk and Install" and this is the result. Here's a confirming case from a VM install of Ubuntu 20.04:

    Disk /dev/vda: 21.5GB
    Sector size...
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    Re: How to extend lvm/vg past 1TB?

    You need to enlarge the partition sda3 with a partition editor first. Then you can resize the lvm physical volume /dev/sda3 with pvresize.

    sudo pvresize /dev/sda3

    You don't use vgextend -...
  13. Re: A fitting tribute to an incredible genius

    If you have Roku Channel, there is a free-to-stream movie on Turing's breaking the Enigma encoding, currently available: "The Imitation Game".
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    Re: Thunderbird cant save attachments

    Well, if the 'Documents' folder is at ~/Documents, then you should be able to access that location, since the 'home' interface is connected. But locations inside your home folder are the only places...
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    Re: Thunderbird cant save attachments

    1) What is the 'regular path' you are trying to save to?
    2) Please post the output of:

    which should show us what's connected and what isn't.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Snap pkg software can't access external drives

    Many snaps can optionally access usb drives which mount under /media/<user>, and access other partitions mounted under /mnt. These snaps all support the 'removable-media' interface. It would show in...
  17. Re: UEFI install: where to install boot loader

    That selector box (where to install the bootloader) works only in BIOS installation mode. Otherwise, as already mentioned, it's ignored for UEFI.

    Installing 20.04 and also keeping 16.04 will...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a program launcher to starte an .exe in WINE?

    That's it. Newspapers years ago used to publish these puzzles with their online newspapers, and you could download the puzzles for the player. I used it in Windows XP before switching to Linux in...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a program launcher to starte an .exe in WINE?

    I would say just make a full path to the customized icon you create and you can forget about it after that.
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a program launcher to starte an .exe in WINE?

    A couple of comments:

    For this particular program (Across Lite), I knew there was no existing icon in my icon theme. So I made the icon myself (with Inkscape). Using a full path makes it work with...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a program launcher to starte an .exe in WINE?

    I think the location is up to you. What is important in the Icon= line is to use the full path (starting from / ) to the icon.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Struggling with the "column" command, option -c

    I've not used the column command. For another solution, you can set the default number of columns in the profile (Edit > Preferences > Profiles). See screenshot.
    Also, Terminal Menu has a selection...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Increase one lvm partition, remove another question

    Example for remove unwanted logical volume:

    dmn@Kayleigh:~$ sudo lvremove /dev/common_vg/manjaro_lxqt
    Do you really want to remove and DISCARD active logical volume manjaro_lxqt? [y/n]: y
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a program launcher to starte an .exe in WINE?

    Create a .desktop file for the application in your Desktop folder. This will cause the program icon to appear on the Desktop. Right-click on the icon, and check the box "Trust this executable"....
  25. [lubuntu] Re: How do you migrate fonts from one computer to another?

    Once you find your custom fonts, you can copy the font files to a USB, then copy the files to the other computer. I put my additional fonts in ~/.local/share/fonts. A family of fonts (like...
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