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  1. Re: ubuntu-doesnt-install-lxc-centos-template

    The information on Linux Containers says this:

    The template for CentOS is on your system. The command you used should pull up a menu from which...
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    Re: No more snap for me.

    I think so. The experts use the term "immutable." It means that the OS is in its own partition and it is read-only. That prevents the user from changing system files. It might even prevent clever but...
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    Re: No more snap for me.

    In my opinion the future for Linux is Flatpack or Snap (or both) but not rpm or deb.

    Some years ago Canonical produced a version called Ubuntu Personal. It was a snap based OS that had Over The...
  4. Re: ubuntu-doesnt-install-lxc-centos-template

    Are you aware that development of CentOS will stop at the end of 2021? The error message may be indicating that Ubuntu no longer is providing a CentOS image for installation in LXC. Ubuntu developers...
  5. Re: Ubuntu cannot boot correctly after Windows 10 updating

    On this forum we prefer users wanting help with booting to use Boot Repair to create a BootInfo summary and then add the pastebin address to the thread. We do not advise running Boot Repair to repair...
  6. Re: WINE can not change to .wine/dosdevices and does not open

    I would ask: Did you re-install Wine and then use Wine to re-install these two Windows programs? I know the answer is obvious but if we copy the Wine configuration files from one SSD to another SSD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to read contents of sdb1

    Is sdb1 the label of this second drive? Normally sdb1 would indicate the first partition on sdb. I assume that sdb1 is the label. You have mounted the drive in /mnt/.

    Open the terminal and change...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't instal on old Mac mini

    I use an Intel core 2 Duo. Ubuntu will run with 1GB RAM. I have done it. A lot will depend on the amount of memory in the graphic adapter. My machine now has 4GB RAM and a graphic adapter with 1GB of...
  9. Re: Administrative User & Its Permissions.

    Are you the only user on this operating system? Is this "user partition" for you as a user or is it the partition for another user?

    Whether we log in by giving a user name & password or login...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't instal on old Mac mini

    Hardware specification would be useful. Did the mouse not work either? Just to be clear, what version of Ubuntu are you trying? Ubuntu 21.04 or 15.04? If I read your post correctly, Ubuntu loads from...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Issue with wifi and bluetooth in dualboot laptop (Windows 10 + Ubuntu)

    It used to be the case that if WiFi was switched off in Windows then it would remain disabled when Ubuntu.was loaded. It may now be the case that switching off WiFi in Ubuntu it will keep switched...
  12. Re: How use a high resolution when starting OS (boot terminal details)

    Grub does not load a video driver. Grub sets a video mode and then loads the Linux kernel. At some point when Linux is in control of the machine the kernel will load a video driver.

    The Grub...
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    [SOLVED] Re: / full 91%


    I do not understand the command that you have used. Please keep that in mind. I think that you are confusing the / partition size with the / folder size. In the / partition there are...
  14. Re: Root and EFI mounts show on Dock (Launcher) ?

    If, at the time we install Ubuntu we set the OS for automatic login it is then normal not need to enter username & password when we boot. It is also normal to have to enter the password when we...
  15. Re: Help needed reverse upgrading from 20.10 to 20.04.3LTS

    The question I am asking is "Why?"

    One reason for staying on an LTS release is the direct upgrade path to the next LTS release. Which would be 22.04. You have upgraded but to what? Was it to...
  16. Re: Wireless and wired network UNCLAIMED after switching to open source display drive

    How did you do this "switch" from the Nvidia driver? When we use Software & Updates>Additional Drivers tab to switch between proprietary and open source video drivers it does not usually result in...
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    Re: Apache2 failed to start

    The Ubuntu forum has support and discussion sections not only for Ubuntu users but also for users of Linux distributions based on Ubuntu but with a different desktop environment. There is even a...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 18.04 update resulted in 'emergency mode' - trying to find the cause

    There are always two Linux kernels present that we can boot into. If we get a kernel upgrade and the reboot fails to load to a working desktop then it is still possible to boot into the old but good...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Kernel version upgrade procedure.

    I quote what the man (manual) page for apt-get says about "dist-upgrade:"

  20. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 21.04 how disable or remove totally the nvidia nouveau driver ?

    The Motherboard BIOS/UEFI sets a video mode otherwise we would not see a splash screen or other information or be able to see the BIOS/UEFI settings utility when we load it.

    Grub also sets a video...
  21. Re: Lubuntu - root password at install time?

    I think it is more inconvenient to log out of one account and then log in to an administrator account in order to run certain commands than it is to use "sudo" to temporarily become administrator.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install Ubuntu Impish

    Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) is still under development. It will not be released until 14 October 2021. The developers are also experimenting with a new installer application which may or may not be...
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    Re: More efficiency

    Assuming that the internet download rate is sufficient one reason for the "staggering" of a video steam is insufficient memory (RAM). On my machine I have 4GB of RAM. About 50% is used by Ubuntu and...
  24. Re: New Ubuntu 20 install on DELL AIO desktop - video problems

    I would like to add something that I think might be useful for the Original Poster of this thread.

    The system is arranged so that we always have an alternative Linux kernel to boot into. If you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How Split HD into equal size?

    Do not click "New Partition table! That will apply to the whole of the drive (sda) and not just to one partition of the drive (sda4). You will lose everything on sda.

    What do you want to do? Do...
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