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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Today (2021-10-16) I tested that mkusb can create working installer drives from a Windows 11 iso file



    $ dus Windows11_InsiderPreview_Client_x64_en-us__22000.iso
    dus 12.7.1
    live system or...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu partial install so i can use usb livedisk iso only

    mkusb can create persistent live drives from Ubuntu Desktop iso files as well as iso files with the Ubuntu community flavours. I would suggest using a flavour with a small footprint for your computer...
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    Re: How to check disk encryption LVM

    Like TheFu, I cannot see any LUKS containers. Is there a reason to think that there is encryption? In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS there were two alternatives, 'disk encryption' with LVM and LUKS, and 'encrypted...
  4. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    I've been absent from this thread for quite a while, but I have been corresponding directly with our team leader for the Ama-gi project, MAFoElffen.

    Anyway, in the meantime I have thought about...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to turn off all the bells and whistles/ basic mode/adjust for best perf.

    If you still want a graphical desktop environment, you can select Lubuntu or Xubuntu instead of standard Ubuntu Desktop.

    It is most efficient, if you make a fresh installation of one of those...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Persistent live server

    mkusb can clone most Linux iso files but can make persistent live drives only for Ubuntu Desktop, the community flavours (Kubuntu, Lubuntu ... Xubuntu), Debian live and some...
  7. [lubuntu] Re: Restore default terminal instead of qterminal?

    In standard Ubuntu Desktop gnome-terminal is the default terminal. The name of the program is the same as the name of the package for installation, so you can install it with the following command
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  8. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    I tested the current version of the system-info script in two computers, one with version 18.04.5 LTS and one with 20.04.3 LTS and it works well :-)

    You may consider some further comments from us...
  9. Re: Enjoying Puppy Linux after many years on frugal install of Fossapup64 9.5

    I never used Puppy regularly, but I have tested several versions, and I agree with you that it is a nice Linux distro. Barry Cauler has continued with Easy OS. Have a look at it if you didn't already.
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    That is how it works. But if one drive is made for UEFI mode and the other one for BIOS mode, you must also switch boot mode in the UEFI/BIOS system. Many computers (but not all) can be set to select...
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    Are you booting in UEFI mode or BIOS mode (alias CSM alias legacy mode)? Check with



    test -d /sys/firmware/efi && echo efi || echo bios


    In BIOS mode there is no risk. In UEFI mode, there...
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    1. Computers can be different, but I think most computers can boot from the second drive, where it is sitting already. No need to swap the position. But I am sure there are exceptions, where you...
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    I agree with both previous replies.

    I want to add something about Clonezilla. It can clone, but also create an image. This 'Clonezilla image' is a directory with a number of files. The big files...
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    Re: More efficiency

    Yes, I suggest that you download one or all iso files of the light-weight community flavours of Ubuntu: Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Xubuntu. They have a lighter desktop environment and also lighter...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: 21.04 dvd image won't boot to installer

    I think that is a common experience with non-LTS versions ;-)

    If you want a smooth ride, and your computer works with the latest LTS version, please stay with it. Only if your computer is too new...
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    Re: Inspired

    @MAFoElffen,

    I'm really sorry. No such intention. I do appreciate your high ambitions and your work to create a very good tool. I have learned a lot during this short but very busy project from...
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    Re: Inspired

    I tested it not only in 18.04 but also in a 20.04 server with the GA kernel



    tester@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a
    No LSB modules are available.
    Distributor ID: Ubuntu
    Description: Ubuntu 20.04.3...
  18. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    +1 I confirm that all 4 alternatives work now, but there are still complaints in my 18.04.5 LTS.

    I solved it this way by removing the null byte in another location. Does it solve it for you too...
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    Re: Inspired

    @MAFoElffen,

    1. nc is in /bin in the versions 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS. But in 20.04 LTS and later it is in /usr/bin. So you should check for it also in /bin (which you do in the general...
  20. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    Yes, it works, and is so easy.

    - The addresses are very short. my test created https://termbin.com/5a3y
    - If many people use it, things might soon be overwritten or if they check, no addresses...
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    Re: Inspired

    @MAFoElffen,

    Strange, my tweak for installer_date worked for me in different computers. You must know how to apply the patch,so I guess the directory structure with files are different. My...
  22. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    @ everybody,

    - It seems nc is bundled in all relevant versions and flavours of Ubuntu, so if we can use that for uploading, the users that we try to help need not install curl or pastebinit.

    @...
  23. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    But nc is linked to /bin/nc.openbsd from the package netcat-openbsd in main



    $ apt-cache policy netcat-openbsd
    netcat-openbsd:
    Installerad: 1.187-1ubuntu0.1
    Kandidat: ...
  24. [xubuntu] Re: MATE Calculator is too small, how do I enlarge it?

    Try galculator. I have version 2.1.4 from the repo universe, and I can change size of buttons and fonts (and the total size of the window will fit.

    Edit: See the attached screenshot.
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    Re: Inspired

    I made a script to check for programs in iso files

    Edit 3: Improved version of 'pg-in-iso-batch', checks in 'all' feasible directories in a typical PATH.



    #!/bin/bash
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