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    [ubuntu] sharing files on dual-booted system

    The Internet connection on Ubuntu 17.10 stopped working. The icon on the upper-right hand side of the screen says it is connected but doesn't actually connect. Updates would not load up and now I am...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Wi-Fi connected, browser does not connect

    You know, I plan to upgrade to 17.10 anyway. I haven't yet. What if I just download it to my USB drive and attempt to install it to the partition with 17.04? My guess is that this would override the...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Wi-Fi connected, browser does not connect

    Yes I did.
    I tried both Automatic (DHCP) and Automatic (DHCP) Address Only and I get the same result: when I enter anything into Additional DNS Servers, the Save button greys itself out so that I...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Wi-Fi connected, browser does not connect

    I tied this very setting, but when I entered the numbers under DNS Servers, it doesn't allow me to save.
    Couldn't I just create a new connection rather than edit what I am working with?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Wi-Fi connected, browser does not connect

    input: ping -c3 8.8.8.8

    output:


    PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data.
    64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl=57 time=15.3 ms
    64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=2 ttl=57 time=14.5 ms
    64...
  6. [ubuntu] Wi-Fi connected, browser does not connect

    That's basically it.
    I run Ubuntu 17.04. I was ready to upgrade to 17.10 when the connection just didn't want to work with the Software Updater. The Wi-Fi icon on the top-right of the desktop says...
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    Re: Google Chrome Slowing Down

    but why would that dialog box open six times when I open Chrome?
    It crashes more often than ever now. I know there's a connection. I want to know how to find it and fix it if it is possible.
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    Google Chrome Slowing Down

    I remember my first distro being ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome would open up and I would have no problems. When I upgraded to 14.04, I noticed a dialog box open up every time I opened Chrome. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Thank you everyone for helping me out with this one.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Okay. I guess everything looks good. I still have not restarted, but if it is highly recommended that I do not attempt to upgrade, then maybe I should just stop here. I want to upgrade, I do not need...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Did you mean this right here?

    uname -a

    Linux F3D15AA 4.4.0-83-generic #106-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 26 17:54:43 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    I think this is right. I was asked to input...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Okay. After complete removal of the items listed under linux-image,
    the output from df -h reads:

    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted onudev 1.7G 0 1.7G 0% /dev
    tmpfs ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    input:

    uname -a
    output:

    Linux F3D15AA 4.4.0-83-generic #106-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 26 17:54:43 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    Under Synaptic Package Manager, I entered linux-image under...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Thank you for the tip. Well this is interesting:
    input...

    sudo update-grub
    output...

    Generating grub configuration file ...Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-83-generic
    Found initrd...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    Okay that's good to know. I'll be ready to upgrade to 17.04 and then 17.10 in October. For now I just went on Synaptic Package Manager.
    How would I know what I am supposed to delete if commands from...
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    [SOLVED] Making Space for a Distro Upgrade

    I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 16.10.
    I got an error message saying that I need to make more space on the disk for the upgrade. I deleted many videos and even moved over 12GB to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Converter-Support-Adapter-SY-ADA31025/dp/B006FILNV6
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    275260
    Yes. I posted this already. But never mind going back forth abouit repeating... whatever.
    Just where do we go from here??
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    Well after restarting and even shutting down to start again, there are no changes to the screen resolution. I get the same error messages, but at least I can still program the resolution onto the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    input:

    sudo -H gedit /etc/rc.local
    I copied and pasted the text to the file as shown. Output is here:

    (gedit:2831): GtkSourceView-WARNING **: could not parse scheme file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    vga
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    Maybe I should have said something sooner. Thing is, there's already a format for the file you need to create to keep the resolution on your PC. The links are covered here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    275187
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

    Just tell me what you want me to input into the machine so you can help me to devise a solution. Otherwise, I'm thinking a fresh upgrade to 17.04 might.... only remove the error messages. Of course I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an Undetected Desktop Reolution

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    The new error message. It appears on startup, before the desktop and I cannot proceed to the desktop until I click OK.



    275165The usual error message that has been on startup ever since...
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