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  1. Re: Older ISO images will no longer load on secure boot systems

    But this won't affect installing on machines without Windows, correct?
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    Re: How does this happen?

    There are people who make it a hobby of running Linux on 20 year old machines. ;)
  3. Re: Running newer version of VirtualBox

    Maybe a long shot, I ran into something like that before, it turned out I have switched to a different version of gcc and forgot to switch back

    so are you playing with an alternative version of...
  4. Re: Running newer version of VirtualBox

    Did you download and install the guest additions?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Command Get not Found

    sudo apt install git
    then run your command again but fix the typo ("git clone" instead of "get clone")
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with choppy videos (youtube, vlc...)

    specs looks ok, I have a laptop with same cpu, an older intel HD card and less ram running Ubuntu 20.04 and I don't experience any lag.

    For local files, configure vlc to use vaapi for hardware...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    If you always want the update, you can just left it enabled, the oibaf ppa updates every several days, if I remember correctly.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: LUBUNTU How install "obsolete" software ?

    Or broken in a consistent and predictable way. I have tried Debian stable before, not only is the software old enough to go to the museum, some are also buggy since upstream bug fixes would never be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Icons now gone

    A less drastic way would be to simply use a different file manager to run the desktop, for example nemo, see this post.
  10. Re: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS VMWare 12 Pro will not start GCC not found

    You can install different gcc and set up update alternatives to switch between them. so when you compile your modules switch to the gcc version you need (set it as the default gcc) and when finish...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: LUBUNTU How install "obsolete" software ?

    Strange. As long as the newer version is not already installed (or you can uninstall it first) you can just ignore the warning and install it anyway, then pin the package, that is assuming that you...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    No, you don't need to remove the driver (downgrading with ppa purge) unless you do an OS upgrade. All other upgrades including kernel would work seamlessly. But I won't recommend OS "upgrade" anyway,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: 32bit Skype unable to run

    What Ubuntu version is that? The repository (Canonical-partners) stopped providing skype for many years, now the easiest way is to get the .deb from its own website and skype has stopped supporting...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    It is still using the open source driver, but the ppa provides a newer version. The second link gives the proprietary driver provided by the manufacturer (AMD), it is supposed to give better...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    This is how OP described his problem "Running Firefox on Wayland with VAAPI enabled did not result in an freeze. However, tried on other DE's and Chrome, and got the same result." I could be wrong...
  16. Re: Killing Firefox from the commandline

    Why would you use sudo? Firefox is not a root process.
  17. Re: Killing Firefox from the commandline

    killall -9 firefox

    will work
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How uninstall softwares included in LUbuntu ?

    Look, Ubuntu is Linux for humans and that include non geeks, instead of scratching your head over apt-get, apt, purge and all these business that takes a few posts to explain, Lubuntu comes with gui...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    You can try updating your driver like described here. Upgrading the open source driver with ppa is easy. The amd proprietary driver is here, now it supports Ubuntu 20.04 (but may be difficult to set...
  20. Re: Frustration over Linux's time-consuming issues

    As long as you know the limitations there is no harm (if any, since not all apps got crippled because of sandboxing like Gimp). I have a few flatpaks and they work great.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    Seems like a graphic driver issue, how did you install the amd driver? Is it the open source driver or the proprietary one? Can you upgrade or downgrade it? Sorry I don't have much experience with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is someone spying on me?

    Tinfoil hat or not, tracker is a resource hog. Ubuntu is a lot snappier after removing it.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Computer completely hangs while watching Youtube

    Not really. It says "driver: amdgpu" and "FAILED: ati". It looks fine. You have to read the spaces and the colons correctly. ;)

    @OP, what are the outputs if you start firefox in the terminal and...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: .desktop file wont work and it's driving me insane!

    No, installing in $HOME is fine and it is the preferred way. I avoid sudo as much as possible for third party apps only for me (I am the only user other than root). There is no reason whatsoever to...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: .desktop file wont work and it's driving me insane!

    Seems that putting .desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications no longer works for natulius in Ubuntu 20.04. I tried a few and click them, they never launch, just tried to open the file even though...
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