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    Re: Ubuntu 21.04 Remote Desktop Sharing

    21.04 support ends in December. Do you really want to bother with a non-LTS release?
    Everyone on 21.04 must move to 21.10 between late-Oct and January. There's no choice - unless being unsupported...
  2. Re: losetup creating unwanted encrypted loop device

    You'll need to review the cryptsetup manual page. I think it is too complex to just unleash commands without reading the other parts in that manpage. Sorry.
  3. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    Linux is not Windows. Expecting to keep working the same way you did on Windows will just lead to frustration. With Unix-like system, you'll want to start thinking a different way and some hardware...
  4. [server] Re: ubuntu 16.04.6 - 300GB upgrade for sda - doesnt work

    Please edit the first post and change "quote" tags into "code" tags, so output lines up correctly. Difficult to read as it is.

    Also, please update the post to clarify which commands are run on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Question - file manager copy "timing"

    Use rsync.
    Lots of files, huge or tiny, has lots of overhead. The copy wants to keep the owner, group, permissions, other ACLs, and xattrs, whenever possible. This all takes time.

    Depending on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM enlarge disk volume

    This could be confusing to someone who had LVM added at install and didn't specifically want it.
    LVM = PVs, VGs, LVs so while technically, adding a new disk may be required, we don't actually know...
  7. Thread: Upgrading CPU

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lockup Update

    Really?

    Google: "ubuntu log files"
    Google: "firefox safe-mode"
    Google: "ubuntu gpu crash"
    Google: "ubuntu swap size setup"

    It can be useful to put the Ubuntu release number into the google...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: service systemd-resolved restart results in Temporary failure in name resolution

    a) You are preaching to the choir. DNS setup has been a complaint of mine since they forced resolvconf (the package) onto everyone to fix problems I never had. editing /etc/resolv.conf has always...
  9. Thread: Upgrading CPU

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lockup Update

    Did you look at the log files? We don't need to be guessing. The logs HAVE the answer for what the issue is and sometimes they have the solution too.

    If there is nothing in the logs (doubtful),...
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    Re: alternatives to Catfish File Search?

    I feel your pain. The first Recoll index takes hours, but only touched files get handled going forward. Plus, you can schedule when you'd like the recoll to index. It isn't automatic. Here's my...
  11. Re: Just installed server. Restart and I have a GUI?

    Format with ext4.
    Mount using the fstab.
    Make the top level directory owned by your userid.
    Add your userid to the plex group.
    Change the group on the mounted directory to be plex. Set the...
  12. [xubuntu] Re: How to see network packages in internet traffic on xubuntu 20.04?

    Do you mean "packages" or "packets"?
    These are very different things.

    For packets, wireshark is normally used. https://www.wireshark.org/docs/
  13. [SOLVED] Re: What password manager for Ubuntu would you recommend?

    Keepassxc.

    I do not integrate into any browser. I want browser bugs and browser addons not having direct access to my passwords. For me, that is common sense - sorta like not putting any...
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    Re: How to protect accounts from hacking?

    Follow the Basic Security links in my signature. These point to Ubuntu managed security mitigations and techniques. Read the "Sticky" threads at the top of the Security sub-forum in these forums. ...
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    Re: alternatives to Catfish File Search?

    recoll https://www.linux-magazine.com/Issues/2018/212/Tutorials-Recoll I use the Canonical repo version. Works great.
    beagle https://www.linux.com/news/efficient-desktop-searching-beagle/

    It...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: service systemd-resolved restart results in Temporary failure in name resolution

    systemd-resolved is completely optional and not needed on networks with a DNS server.
    You can stop the service, mask it, and manually setup a non-symbolic link /etc/resolv.conf file to point at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restrict User to a selection of WiFi's

    Anything is possible with effort and a little scripting. Can't say that I understand the issue or that I use wifi much.

    Nobody needs to know any admin password to connect to a network, unless...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM enlarge disk volume

    expand the same VG onto 2 different disks, then use lvextend -r to increase the size of the LV. It will automatically pull from where ever free space is available inside the VG.

    BTW, this is...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: find history of changes done in ubuntu system files

    Until about 1995, Unix systems were managed by professional administrators. Only then did typical power-users start with Linux and around 2005, typical end-users. The expectation that a professional...
  20. [xubuntu] Re: Thunderbird no longer creates a new "To" entry after I enter the first "To"

    The current TB uses a single-line for multiple TO entries. After <enter> or <tab> are pressed when the first entry is done, just start typing for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, entries. Makes it much easier to...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Wired network only availabe though bridge - R710 KVM server on Ubuntu 18.04

    I didn't look through all the stuff above, but have this advice.


    Don't use wifi.
    Don't use DHCP.
    Use static IPs for everything, configured on the host and inside each VM.
    Never use root...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: find history of changes done in ubuntu system files

    Versioned backups would know this at the level each different version is created. I keep between 60 and 180 days of versioned backups for most systems. That doesn't include the OS binaries, but it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS exports access and authentication.

    I don't know. Never done that myself. Only know from reading - years ago.
  24. Thread: Upgrading CPU

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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading CPU

    Start by looking at all the log files in /var/log/ for errors and warnings. If you google "ubuntu log files" some tips to make that easier should come up.

    If the log files aren't saved between...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS exports access and authentication.

    Yes. Multiple ways, but mostly it provides access to a file system that behaves like a local mounted file system, except in a few ways, which can be controlled by the exports file. Also, by default,...
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