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    Re: Chat about OBS and a couple problems

    Given that you are an old Linux hound, you've probably heard this before, but it's a good idea to avoid PPAs whenever possible unless no other option exists and, even then, only if you know and trust...
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    Re: Mimic Active Directory

    I assume that by "old versions of windows", you mean stuff like XP to Win7, all of which are long out of support.

    Given that you are using dead OSes with "no security or control" and are...
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    Re: Is using Bluetooth bad for security ?

    How do you know it wasn't the raccoon who enlisted the squirrels? Hunh? Hunh?

    In my experience, it's usually the raccoons who are the masterminds. They send the squirrels out as expendable scouts....
  4. Re: Printer won't print internet sourced files; other files work fine

    Please post back to this thread the output of:
    uname -a
    lsb_release -a
    sudo lshw -sanitizePlease post your output between
    and tags for clarity. Or highlight the output and use the...
  5. Re: Occasional startup hanging with "Stopping User Manager for UID 121"

    This looks like part of a typical start process so no need to mess with it. Network Manager is not the problem here. The problematic line appears to be:
    Stopping User Manager for UID 121UID 121...
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    Re: Change 20.04 kernel

    Thread moved to Virtualisation as the more appropriate forum.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to instal Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 on WIndows 7 (Dual Boot)

    @OP

    As per Impavidus's warning, your machine getting pwned isn't just about you but is about the rest of us. The drones of the various botnets that infest the internet are comprised of pwned...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Restoring the DD image of Ubuntu 18.4 LTS is not booting up

    Thread moved to Virtualisation as the more appropriate forum.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Samba & moving WIndows docs to Ubuntu 20.04

    Duplicate of: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2460752

    Please do not post duplicate threads. This confuses those trying to help and dilutes community effort.

    Thread Closed.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to instal Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 on WIndows 7 (Dual Boot)

    Welcome to the forums, luke486

    There are others here who are far better at helping you with your dual boot question, so I will leave the technical aspects to them.

    I just wanted to comment on...
  11. Re: Did someone log into my PC and edit auth.log entries to cover tracks?

    Please don't post large graphics to the forums. This is very problematic for helpers with low speeds, who are on limited data plans, or are viewing from smartphones or small screens. It is also...
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    Re: Errors updating with dmks driver

    If you replace a kernel module by installing a driver from an external source, then an update will naturally refuse to update that kernel module. After all, you presumably chose to replace the module...
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    Re: Errors updating with dmks driver

    I'm no server expert and don't work with RAID, so my input can only be of the general sort. The question here is: what have you done to your system? Lubuntu does not default to RAID. Therefore, you...
  14. Re: Who really uses Linux and where do they use it?

    You already live there. I don't mean to be obsequious, but you are one of the very few with the knowledge, resources and self‑motivation to leave that other world behind and live in the one you...
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    Re: Advice on Wayland?

    Hi aj,

    I'm pretty sure that XFCE is not Wayland‑capable. Not yet anyway. If you don't like Gnome, perhaps try one of my favourites, Enlightenment. I believe the Enlightenment team have ported...
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    Re: Advice on Wayland?

    I have a very old nVidia‑based laptop that runs Wayland properly on the FOSS Nouveau driver. Its problem is that Nouveau displays things like video sub-optimally. For smooth video, I must run...
  17. Re: FAT32 file system install with Ubuntu 20.04

    You may be looking at the EFI partition, which does have to be FAT. However, all other partitions would not be FAT. Depending on how you install, they can be any of EXT4, LVM or ZFS, or a combination...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [20.04.2] Change Filesystem Label

    It depends on whether you have mounts defined by filesystem label. Some people do this. I believe that the OS defines mounts with UUID, so if you haven't set up your own mounts or customized those...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MP3 Tag Editor

    I feel your pain, but in this case, it is the way that snaps were properly designed to behave. Part of snapcraft's function is to jail apps to prohibit them from running rampant on the rest of your...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MP3 Tag Editor

    Glad you solved it. I've marked you thread "Solved", which you can find within the Thread Tools menu in your first post.
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    [SOLVED] Re: MP3 Tag Editor

    Sadly, the e-mail notifications have not been reliable for some time. Since forum staff do not maintain the HW/SW of the forums (we administer only the content within), we must patiently wait for our...
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    Re: the most private VPN

    There are ways of streaming content that provide decent privacy. For example, one does not have to be signed in to Google to stream Youtube content. Google wants you to (guess why?) and will offer...
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    Re: the most private VPN

    I don't think that we are fundamentally in disagreement here. I make no assertion that general surveillance is okay. The important condition in my statement was: "under such surveillance". This means...
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    [SOLVED] Re: MP3 Tag Editor

    :-s
    I am on 20.04 and have Easytag installed and running without a hitch. Apt shows that it is available in the repos. Make sure you have Universe turned on:
    duckhook@Zeus:~$ apt show easytag...
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    Re: the most private VPN

    Ahh… but just add a VPN and it will solve everything. :^o
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