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    [SOLVED] Re: Bad bot, go away! Request aborted.

    For reference ...

    A bug was filed over this issue:
    Password Manager fails when username is on one page and password is on another

    For the time being:
    Turning off Autofill logins and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bad bot, go away! Request aborted.

    I would like to add that I had the exact same problem and could not log in even though I got logged in `login.ubuntu.com`, the login wouldn't get through to `ubuntuforums.org`.

    I also deleted and...
  3. Custom Application Settings on OS upgrade

    From what I have gathered, when OS gets updated (e.g. 20 -> 21), all applications have to be reinstalled. What happens to custom application settings?
    Are they lost or are they saved elsewhere?
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    Re: Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    I originally started computing on Macintosh Classic II in early 90s and 10 years later moved to Windows (after being ripped off so many times e.g. same software that I paid 385 for Mac was 195 for...
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    Re: Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    Currently, I am using an Acer Aspire V3-571G, i5-3230M, 4gb RAM, 750gb HDD (30% used), NVIDIA GeForce710M. Windows 7.
    Although it runs fine, the lack of power and RAM has been bothering me. I get...
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    Re: Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    I see ..... any suggestions on new laptop ranges without extra GPU?
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    Re: Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    Linux pre-installed laptops are not available in my area.
    I have seen few Red Hat Fedora but with low specs.
    I intend to get a laptop without OS (no point in paying extra for Windows 10 if I am...
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    Re: Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    Thank you.



    Which current laptop series (manufacturer, model) are like that?



    Which current laptop series (manufacturer, model) are like that?
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    Should NVIDIA be avoided?

    I am looking to buy a new laptop to install Ubuntu. As a Linux novice, I am hoping for a hassle-free migration.

    Majority of the laptops in my location, have NVIDIA GeForce GPU and I have read that...
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    Re: Mid-range Laptop Recommendation

    Indeed, I intend to have an Ubuntu only system.



    I was hoping to ditch Windows and I am concerned about the current specs of my laptop.



    Possible... I have an Acer Aspire i5-3230m, 4gb...
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    Re: Mid-range Laptop Recommendation

    There is no Linux pre-loaded laptops where I am (all with Widows or DOS).

    I prefer to get a new one, but it can be an older model.

    I would prefer the highest spec possible, without running into...
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    Mid-range Laptop Recommendation

    I am new to Linux & Ubuntu and I am planning to get a new mid-range laptop and install Ubuntu on it. I use laptop for general computing and programming (not games or heavy graphic work).

    Being...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    As mentioned I am new to Linux/Ubuntu so when I get varying opinions, I get even more confused.

    So far... I understood that for a basic set-up I would create 4 partitions:
    efi + swap + / +...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Are those automatically created?
    Should I create /var /usr /etc ........ etc?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Will / only contain Ubuntu?
    Where do applications get installed, in /home or / ?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Thank you for all your help.

    There doesn't seem to be a consensus when it comes to partitioning.


    Beginner's Guide: How To Install Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS states:



    Opinions on EFI...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Doesn't keeping parts of SSD unallocated, reduce the lifespan of the disk?

    AFA I understand, the write times are limited on the disk and in order to increase life of the disk, different segments...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Thank you everyone for helping with my newbie questions.

    I have read that hibernation can not be 100% reliable and hence it is off by default in Ubuntu.
    Without hibernation, would /swap still be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Storing documents

    Is it a good idea to create an NTFS partition and store documents there so that in case of need, it would be accessible by both Linux and Windows OS?
    Would it affect the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    My computing doesn't require file encryption. The normal login would be fine which I might even set to auto-login as I work at home 99% of the time.




    I would like to keep my docs separate....
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    [SOLVED] Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Hi everyone

    I am planning to clean install Ubuntu on a new laptop with 512gb SSD & 16gb RAM.

    Before doing that, I would like to understand the optimum partitioning.

    Normal Installation ->...
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