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    Re: Change owner of mounted drive

    If the file systems are ext4:

    Use the terminal. If the mount point of the file system is /mnt/Data and your user name is tom, the command to change the owner to tom is:

    sudo chown tom...
  2. Re: Are there 32bit Linux versions still supported?

    MX Linux:
    One thing to be aware of: the MX Linux installer still does not support LVM installation, so it's a no-go for potential customers who want to use LVM.
  3. Re: Are there 32bit Linux versions still supported?

    MX-Linux new MX-19.3 which was just released Nov 11, has 32-bit versions available. XFCE and KDE.
  4. Re: Need advice on how to move VM to another storage pool

    Using LVM logical volume has proven to be a good idea for storage of VMs as you can outgrow your original estimate of space needed with a partition.

    I never needed the xml file when moving a VM to...
  5. Re: Need advice on how to move VM to another storage pool

    If using the same host, you can just copy the .qcow2 disk from the old to the new location, use virt-manager to delete the vm in the original location, then use virt-manager's "import existing disk...
  6. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Icons couldn't be move totally when two or more icons selected in desktop

    Icons on the Desktop are controlled by the gnome-shell-extension "Desktop Icons". It may be more limited than you expect. There is an alternate extension "Dektop Icons NG" that is said to have more...
  7. Thread: Partitioning

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning

    Good reads - links for LVM beginners:

    An Ubuntu Guide to lvm:
    https://www.tutonics.com/2012/11/ubuntu-lvm-guide-part-1.html

    LVM Demystified by Shawn Powers...
  8. Thread: Partitioning

    by Dennis N
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning

    You can boot an OS in a logical volume without the separate boot partition if you are not using disk encryption.

    The disk partitioning below has no boot partition. The OSes within the LVM...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: 20.10 I need to Request that Ubuntu Upgrade Libreoffice

    The Flatpak version is LibreOffice 7.0.3.1 - you could install this.
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    Re: Night Light not working

    I tried the Night Light in Ubuntu 20.10 last night, and couldn't get it to come on in either mode (Sunrise to Sunset or Manual). Location Services setting had no effect in either mode.

    Update:...
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    Re: New wallpaper to Ubuntu 21.04

    I would put new wallpaper into the Pictures folder. You then use "Add Picture" button after opening the "Change Background" dialog, and select your added wallpaper.
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    Re: Night Light not working

    For Sunset to Sunrise activation be sure Location Services is ON. Otherwise, Night Light wouldn't know the UTC times for Sunset and Sunrise.
  13. [kubuntu] Re: Fresh install of 20.04.1 has setup a FAT32 partition ?

    Your partitions for 20.04 is what the Ubuntu installer does when you select the "erase and install" option with bios mode. The OS will still function normally.

    Here is confirmation from a Ubuntu...
  14. Sticky:Poll: Re: Share with us your Groovy Gorilla installation/Upgrade Experience

    I did two upgrades from Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10 - both were uneventful and quick. I used the Software Updater tool which informed me of the upgrade. I have been operating Ubuntu in a VM starting with...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Xscreensaver only works while watching videos

    What do you mean by default? There is no screensaver in Ubuntu 20.04 in the default install.
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    Re: New install Ubuntu 20.10

    Since the 20.10 installer won't handle it properly - if I had to have a working 20.10 BIOS system on MS-DOS partitioned disk, I think I would do a minimal install using the 20.04 installer, update...
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    Re: New install Ubuntu 20.10

    Format it yourself to MS-Dos partition table and create the partitions you need beforehand. You can do this from the live media. Then start the installer and use the 'Something Else' option for...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How do grub/ Ubuntu/ grub.cfg interact during boot ?

    If you have older grub as in 16.04, there was a time grub was rigged to always display the grub menu with 30 sec timeout for UEFI systems. There was a workaround, but I don't recall the details.
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    [ubuntu] Re: efibootmgr questions

    2) Where do they come from?
    They are made by the installer of the OS during installation.
    3) Will they regenerate if disabled?
    I don't know if it's possible to 'disable' one of these entries, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: efibootmgr questions

    If you add the -v option to the efibootmgr command, it will show differences between the 'ubuntu' entries. Then repost.

    Like so:

    [dmn@Sydney ~]$ sudo efibootmgr -v
    [sudo] password for dmn: ...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    I create the LVM physical volume, volume group and logical volume befure starting the installer if these don't already exist. That way you have control of the locations and sizes of these things.
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  22. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    This is the default partition scheme in Ubuntu 20.04 when you install in BIOS mode and choose erase disk and install. It works, but is not the usual way it would be done by most users. Partition #2...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot upgrade 20.10 Failed to connect to https://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-rele

    Wow! You are correct. Got the notice this evening with today's (23 Oct). software updates.

    UPDATE: Completed the upgrade using the Software Updater. Everything seems normal after restart. Total...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: flashplugin installer unavailable for Ubuntu 20.10

    Enable "Canonical Partners" repository in Software and Updates > Other Software and you can install adobe-flashplugin which is the same.
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot upgrade 20.10 Failed to connect to https://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-rele

    You have to wait a week or two when moving to the next non-lts release. Software-updater will inform you when it's possible if it's configured to notify you of any new release. If you want it now,...
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