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  1. Re: Is it true that BSD is more secure than Linux ? Looking for an unbiased opinion

    This is interesting. From the HardendBSD web site

    When you compare it with this
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    [SOLVED] Re: deleting ldlinux.sys

    Your not the first person to ask that question. May be the answer given 7 years ago will still work for you.
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Accidently lost /home during resizing process

    Is this a desktop system or a server system? If it is desktop, what do you see when you open the file manager and go to Other Locations>Computer? Do you see a folder called Home? And in that folder...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: GUI Will not start with nvidia-driver-390 following 20.04 upgrade

    If you can get to a working desktop environment using the open source video driver (Nouveau) then continue doing so. What advantage do you expect to get from the Nvidia driver?

    The only Nvidia...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: kernel 5.8.0-50-generic causing display scramble

    Do not use Software Updater for the time being. Use the terminal.

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt upgrade

    When you have confirmed that that any new kernel does not cause problems, then you can run...
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    [all variants] Re: Firefox and trackers

    Who do you trust? You have to trust somebody. Right?

    I would put more trust in the developers of Firefox when...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to instal Ubuntu on WIndows 7 (Dual Boot)

    Please remember to use Windows tools to create/delete/move/resize Windows partitions and always run Windows defrag afterward. Use Linux/Ubuntu tools to create/delete/move/resize Linux partitions.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Some systemd user services started even before login

    The developers have a choice. To quickly load the login screen and then cause the user to wait as all the services of an operating system are loaded into memory. And so giving an impression of a long...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: System Policy Prevents Changes

    If we have Automatic Date & Time set to on, then we do not get the option to manually change the Date & Time. If we have Automatic Time Zone set to on, then we do not have the option to change the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yep, Si + Cik gcn1+2 Help

    I am glad you are having fun. Personally, I do not understand your thread title. Neither do I understand why you have installed Ubuntu 21.04 which is still under development and is not yet released....
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    [xubuntu] Re: apt error

    It is my understanding that when we get a new Linux kernel through the Ubuntu repositories the packages that make up the different parts of the kernel are especially marked so that the autoremove...
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    [SOLVED] Re: which swap is used by which OS

    Following on from what CelticWarrior said - During that manual install process we tell the installer which partition to use as swap and from then on the OS will look for that partition using its UUID...
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    [xubuntu] Re: apt error

    Please tells how you obtained this mainline kernel and how you installed it. Did you perhaps set up the Ubuntu mainline kernel PPA? Did you install an application called Mainline from its PPA?

  14. [ubuntu] Re: Screwed up Ubuntu/MacOS dual booting, Ubuntu only uses half of the RAM available

    When considering system memory (RAM) remember that the operating system loads stuff into memory so reducing the amount of RAM available. Then when we open applications each application also puts...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Webcamera microphone not working on multiple school computers

    I am also using Ubuntu 20.04.2 and I have zoom-client installed as a snap packaged app. The snap package brings in a later version of zoom-client than the one available on the zoom web site. And it...
  16. Re: Who really uses Linux and where do they use it?

    I think that it is ironic.

    For a few years believers in Free and Open Source Software fretted about the dominance of the Windows OS and the use that Microsoft was making of that dominance. Today,...
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    [other] Re: Install OS-independent Grub2

    I did not mean that the OpenWRT OS was for educational purposes but that the documentation had little practical value for explaining how to do things. Or, so it seemed to me.

  18. Re: Who really uses Linux and where do they use it?

    Linux on desktop computers is way behind Apple and Apple is way, way behind Microsoft. The year of Linux on the desktop never came. It is too late now because personal computing is in the form of...
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    [other] Re: Install OS-independent Grub2

    It is my thinking that the bootloader is independent of the operating system as it loads before the OS and it can in turn load several different operating systems.

    In the case of your mini-pc Grub...
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    Re: Things that were called "paper cuts" - Any fixes for them yet ??

    To be balanced, could you now give a list of 6 things that please you about Ubuntu?

    The things that frustrate you do not bother me. No mobile phone. No LAN.

    The number of fonts does not...
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    Re: The New Apple M1 Chip

    If the past is any guide to the future it will not be long before some programmers decide to take full advantage of the capabilities of this chip design and slow the thing down to a snail's pace. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 21.04 beta

    There are two other commands that might remove your need for grub customizer.

    sudo grub-update

    That will run a check on all drives for operating systems and create a Grub boot menu with those...
  23. Re: "update-grub" command question

    Leaving the issue of duplicate partition UUIDs aside for the moment - update-grub is a shell script that can be found at /usr/sbin/update-grub. The script executes grub-mkconfig. Which is also found...
  24. Re: FAT32 file system install with Ubuntu 20.04

    It is my thinking that with an UEFI motherboard we get hard drives that have GUID partition tables and the setting up of the GUID Partition table creates the EFI System partition.

    I have a BIOS...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: [20.04.2] Change Filesystem Label

    The Disks utility will show every partition that has been formatted (Ext4) and containing a Linux operating system as Linux File System. A partition that has been formatted (Ext4) but without a Linux...
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