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  1. Thread: GVfs warning

    by robert48
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    Re: GVfs warning

    sudo nano /etc/fstabworks for me


    pkexec gedit /etc/fstabdid not work for me and gave the following error:-

    Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused

    (gedit:14095):...
  2. Thread: GVfs warning

    by robert48
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    GVfs warning

    Hi
    I'm getting an error message when editing fstab:-

    bob@bob-desktop:~$
    sudo gedit /etc/fstab
    [sudo] password for bob:



    I have just added a new SSD for backups, mounted on /mnt, chown'd...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: tigernvc shows no dock or icons during VNC session

    Thanks, how do I make VNC secure over the Internet? I have used VNC with the Remmina client over a LAN. Is there a better client to use? Both client and server machines are AMD64 20.04 LTS. I have...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: tigernvc shows no dock or icons during VNC session

    My basic requirement is to assist and maintain a Ubuntu installation on a remote PC, accessible over the internet. I have built the machine for my wife's cousin at the tender age of 21 for the 36th...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: tigernvc shows no dock or icons during VNC session

    Hello
    May I listen in please? I want to remotely connect to and control, with user consent, Ubuntu machines that I build for them. I am looking for the best server/client solution.

    I have found a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Replacing /home SSD

    Now back up and running. Had a problem with hairy hippo startup USB stick (failed as grub was being loaded) so installed 20.04 instead. Now all stable...with all my Home stuff! Is there any way I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Replacing /home SSD

    Thanks again. I have tried to restore Backups to a new drive. My Backups is the home folder.

    I can see the backups displayed when I click on the restore button. I select all (which is the Home...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Replacing /home SSD

    Thank you all for your assistance.

    I now have my system drive failing (12 bad blocks). So I am about to replace that. If I do 'a something else' install, designate a new SSD as the system drive...
  9. [ubuntu] Is there a log file generated when Ubuntu closes down?

    I'm using 21.04 Ubuntu Desktop AMD 64

    When I close down I get a flash of text on the screen that is too quick for me to read. Some of the text is in red.

    Is there a log file generated when I...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird dock launcher is not working

    I get the same issue and confirm that
    killall thunderbird DOES NOT close it down when the issue is manifest. I have no idea why this is happening but it seems to be co-incident with running Remmina...
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    [ubuntu] Why has ClamTK stopped working?

    I cannot do virus checks anymore because ClamTK has stopped working. I have removed and added but no joy. Is anybody else having the same issue? ClamAV won't run in a terminal either.
    Ubuntu 21.04...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: i've installed Ubuntu 21.04, but i don't have internet.

    Does your wired ethernet connection work with windows?
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    [SOLVED] Replacing /home SSD

    Hello, whilst running Ubuntu for some time now, I am not up to date with current installation processes when it comes replacing a Solid State Drive (SSD) dedicated and mounted as /home.

    My...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: i've installed Ubuntu 21.04, but i don't have internet.

    Are you connecting by wi-fi or ethernet cable?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Graphics issues after 20.04 install

    Point taken...thought it had similarities around 20.04 and might have been relevant....no intent to hijack....apologies for any offence caused.
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    [SOLVED] Graphics issues after 20.04 install

    I've got a similar graphics issue after a freshly downloaded 20.04 AMD64 and clean installed on an Acer Inspire 3 laptop. I cannot view any video on BBC News, It reports "This content doesn't seem to...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Forgotten password, can't get to Desktop

    FAO Grahammechanical

    I have revisited your advice to take a note for the future. I found that when using your root shell approach I needed to enter the administrators password. Easy for me on my...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Forgotten password, can't get to Desktop

    I agree, I always use typed password every time I boot up. For me, any automated process is open to being hacked, the keyboard still remains a useful security device.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Forgotten password, can't get to Desktop

    Hole in one for you too grahammechanical! He has never used a terminal and never updated since 17.10! I have moved since so maybe I should have kept a closer eye on him! All's well now, thank you.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Forgotten password, can't get to Desktop

    Thanks HermanAB! Hole in one!

    I have a tested method to change the pw following your advice. Should I post it or would it be too sensitive do you think?
  21. [ubuntu] Forgotten password, can't get to Desktop

    Hello

    A friend upgraded Ubuntu to 20.10 and was then presented with a login screen. He used to auto login and he has forgotten his password. Is there any way to reset the system password without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I add a new ssd to my PC?

    Thank you all, points noted, fstab edited and cleaned up, including sdd (thank you TheFu)

    I completely erased the ssd drive and used Disks, with oldfreds suggestion of
    noatime added to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I add a new ssd to my PC?

    sudo fstab returns:


    / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
    UUID=7b44d51c-e989-40d7-bc7b-b30d802ac58e / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
    # /home was on /dev/sdb during...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I add a new ssd to my PC?

    lsblk returns:



    NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
    loop0 7:0 0 113.4M 1 loop /snap/audacity/666
    loop1 7:1 0 113.4M 1 loop /snap/audacity/675
    loop2 7:2 0 158.4M ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I add a new ssd to my PC?

    sudo parted -l returns this for the subject concerned:-

    Model: ATA SanDisk SSD PLUS (scsi)
    Disk /dev/sdc: 240GB
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
    Partition Table: msdos
    Disk Flags:
    ...
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