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  1. Thread: scidvspc

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    [SOLVED] Re: scidvspc

    Synaptic doesn't deal with snaps. You need snap tools to remove it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Applications won't run

    If you can run the application from command line, there's nothing wrong with the application itself or the config files of that application.

    When you start an application from the GUI, you use a...
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    Re: Error, bug or something else

    That looks like the root cause of your problem. Input/output errors on filesystem access indicate filesystem damage, if not hard drive damage. I suggest you keep a close eye on your hard drive.
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    Re: Error, bug or something else

    Let's see. What output does it give you when you run
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt --fix-broken installThat may give a more helpful error message.

    The apt update command is to ensure your package...
  5. Re: how to mount 2 partitions to 1 directory

    You cannot mount 2 filesystems at the same location. You could mount 2 filesystems (present on your 2 partitions) on 2 directories side-by-side, 2 subdirectories in the same directory you use for...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Need to download Lubuntu 20.4.1 ISO

    Sensible request.

    Install the package linux-generic and remove linux-generic-hwe-20.04, using apt, apt-get or one of the GUI package managers. When running the 5.4 kernel, the 5.8 packages (5 per...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Problem Installing whiteboard on ubuntu 20.04

    Those instructions appear to be outdated. The whiteboard package is only available on Ubuntu 18.04, not on the more recent versions.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Need to download Lubuntu 20.4.1 ISO

    Lubuntu LTS releases only get 3 years of support. The parts they have in common with Ubuntu (like the kernel) get 5 years.

    If you install from the 20.04.2 iso, you'll get kernel 5.8. This will be...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to search file in all disks like in Windows search

    You can limit your search to any directory. If you limit it to the root directory, you will search all mounted filesystems. So just make sure that the filesystems you want to search are mounted, then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    When you get varying opinions from experience users, it usually doesn't really matter.



    The applications you install from the official repositories (I rarely install anything from other...
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    Re: File structure and permission assitance

    Read this:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo -- about how we can act as the root user on Ubuntu
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FilePermissions -- the basics of the permissions on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    They are automatically created as directories on the root partition when you install Ubuntu. If you really wish you can put /var on a separate partition, but on typical systems that doesn't really...
  13. Re: ubuntu will not boot after kernel update

    First thing to check: Can you boot an older kernel? And was installation of the new kernel successful?
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    Re: Couple noob questions

    It looks like release upgrades from 20.10 to 21.04 were enabled yesterday or so. At least, that's when I first saw that upgrade offered.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    There's a lot of rubbish on the web. There's also a lot of outdated info. I would have more confidence in Ubuntuforums than in a random blog written by someone admitting to be new to Ubuntu, in...
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    Re: Can't view files

    I assume the files you seek are on your external drive, not in your home directory and therefore not in your Documents directory either. The external drive uses the exfat filesystem (interestingly,...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Live USB only works with BIOS set to EUFI but Win10 is installed as Legacy -

    How was the live usb created? Some tools (notably rufus) create a live usb that boots in either uefi or legacy mode, but not both.

    Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu in legacy mode is a bit...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    If you don't use hibernation, have more than 4GB of RAM and aren't editing videos, you only use swap as a warning. When you run out of memory, everything will slow down and you have time to close...
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    Re: Firefox 89 downgrade to 88.0.2

    No. Downgrading packages is usually hard, simply because the old versions get removed from the repositories (except kernel upgrades). It may still be in your cache. Furthermore, Firefox 88 won't get...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't upgrade evolution.

    It appears your evolution doesn't come from the official repositories. Where did you get it?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    Only use ntfs on the internal hard drive of your computer if it has Windows installed. Ubuntu can read and write ntfs, but not repair or defrag. If your system gets broken and can no longer boot, you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    I currently use a 32GB root partition, of which I use only 9.2GB for Xubuntu 20.10. I've got a separate /home partition. Wasting 20GB is no problem on a 320GB hard drive. Yes, it's quite old by now....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean Install & Optimum Partitioning

    This will create a small EFI partition and a big ext4 partition for everything else, assuming you install in UEFI mode (as you should on a new laptop). If you want an encrypted system, it will also...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: package manager broken after trying to install maya on ubuntu

    We've still no idea of what may be going wrong, but you might try downgrading libc6 to the official version:
    sudo apt reinstall libc6=2.31-0ubuntu9.2Maybe it works, maybe not.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu keeps randomly rebooting my PC

    If Windows runs perfectly, it's plausible there's no hardware problem, but it's not guaranteed. For example, it may be that the crash is triggered by accessing a particular bad memory sector that's...
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