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  1. Re: fan stays on even when all cores are not bisy

    i'm looking at getting another laptop. i want to go solid state on storage and more RAM. and maybe even 3840x2160 4K UHD video. i will need to find out how well X does with 4K. if i can make it...
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    Re: Word association

    cold
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    [xubuntu] alarm character no sound

    i've let this slide for years because i really don't want to fix it. i don't want all the beeps. but i am getting too curious to know what setting is making the bell character not produce any...
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    Re: the most private VPN

    as to Canonical and Ubuntu, it's the openness and the community that eventually establishes the trust. there are many eyes and enough now that if they did try to hide some spy code, someone would...
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    Re: the most private VPN

    i really have no idea how to verify a commercial VPN company short of breaking in. but, if i can break in, game over, i can't trust them. but, really, i won't be trying.
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    this thread is in The Cafe because it started as me looking to find another email program. there isn't a "solved" tool in this forum like there is in General Help.
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    that got the Send button back!! yay!!

    how might it have gone away?
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    i've discovered that i've been using the same version before and after the Send button disappeared, so i agree it is not version related. still, this has shown me that for the next problem i have...
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    that makes sense. there is nothing to send until it knows where you want it to be sent.
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    just tried it, both on the main panel and on the write panel. no change.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Alt vs Shift and Ctrl

    it is en-US. however there have been issues where some "things" that behaved as if en-UK and/or en-AU. maybe that is still happening.
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    [xubuntu] Alt vs Shift and Ctrl

    when i press and hold either the Shift or the Ctrl key and a letter a few times, the Shift or the Ctrl effect is applied to each letter press. however, when i press and hold the Alt key and a letter...
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    it looks like 68.10.0 is the latest for Ubuntu 18.04.
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    i would rather be using an IMAP over SSL client. if protonmail offers IMAP as a substitute for webmail then i'm sure they would do, if not require, one of the ways to engage SSL. if that is the...
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    i looked through my sent messages and found that the first that was sent from 68.10.0 was on 10 Jul 2020, more than 7 months ago. yet the "Send" button disappeared yesterday.
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    there is a "Send Now" selection in the "File" menu. it works. there used to be a "Send" button under "File". i did an upgrade 2 days ago and yesterday late evening was the first time in a few days...
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    Re: i need find a new mail program

    something must have reverted backwards for me. i have version 68.10.0. i wonder why.
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    i need find a new mail program

    i need find a new mail program to replace Thunderbird which just got less friendly by losing the "Send" button on the email being written.
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    Re: Word association

    cost
  20. Re: what if commands created parent directories

    i already mentioned mkdir with the -p option. rsync does not create parent directories when you specify a target path that does not have a parent.


    lt2a/forums /home/forums 6> ls -dl foo...
  21. what if commands created parent directories

    what if it had been traditional for commands that would be trying to place a file object somewhere (such as the "mv" command) would, by default, create all the needed parent directories automatically...
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    Re: Word association

    quarter
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    Re: Word association

    barrister
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    Re: i want to boot an encrypted kernel

    yes. by whatever mechanism. i'm exploring kexec as a possibility.
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    i want to boot an encrypted kernel

    i want to boot a kernel that is stored on disk encrypted. such a process would need to get a key or pass-phrase to decrypt that kernel. can GRUB2 do this for me?
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