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    Re: Uefi & legacy boot

    ok so
    option one - upgrade kernel, use legacy boot option if available & leave disk it as it is (MBR boot)
    option two - in case option one fails, use new disk and make a brand new UEFI install,...
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    Re: Uefi & legacy boot

    so in theory - HWE kernel on 18.04 & GPU driver should be enough to get it working with current setup as long as i can set the UEFI to BIOS mode (which should also be possible). later on i can...
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    Uefi & legacy boot

    I am scouting for an upgrade of motherborard and CPU. at the moment i use old BIOS mothebroard with single core CPU. i have Kubuntu 18.04 installed.

    for upgrade i will need 5.4 kernel for CPU and...
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    Re: Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G Linux Support

    you might also want to explore newer kernel. by default 20.04 uses 5.4 version, but you can use HWE support to get newer version. more here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack
  5. Re: Ubuntu 20.04.2 - Suddenly can't suspend, Ryzen desktop

    if it suspends then it's not a hardware issue. did you do any installs or mess with permission files? maybe running any GUI app with sudo command?
  6. Re: nVIDIA nForce 7xx open-source support in LinUX >= 5.6

    if you want to go full opensource then avoid nvidia. the nouveau implementation lack the features fo proprietary driver and is usually good maybe only to watch some videos and desktop work. it is...
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    Re: amd dgpu poor performance

    i improved performance slightly by reducing swappiness. it was set to default which is 60, but i have only 4 GB RAM so system started using (HDD) disk way too fast.

    how to reduce swappiness:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Seeking advice on external 1TB SSD for desktop PC

    i just did this frew months ago. i got (single) disk enclosure on "sale" and i got internal samsung SSD drive (also on "sale"). works well and it cost me less than external SSD drive. as a bonus i...
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    Re: Just an observation

    well various opensource software has various ways to make money.

    just a few options:


    paid support and training.
    sponsorship.
    paid service bundle on a good secured server.
    open source...
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    Re: amd dgpu poor performance

    yes, i use nvidia 3.90 driver (card is already in legacy support). maybe VAC or something is taxing the CPU. before it loaded pretty fast, now it takes 10 minutes to load on my single core CPU and 3...
  11. Re: Free Qualitative Data Analysis Tool for Linux?

    it's done when you make in depth interview with person. so such a tool would mean you would upload a discussion with a person about games and the tools would say that this person would like your...
  12. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    yes, it could be. it certainly looks that way. but they can't fix it unless they know about it. which is why it should be reported.
  13. Re: India Income Tax Utility for AY 2021-22.

    might be easier to create a virtual machine (e.g. virtualbox) with windows in it.
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    Re: Headset problems with Linux audio

    is headset connected via USB or jacks? single or multiple? is speaker sound disabled when you plug in the headset?

    i have a 12 EUR Genius headset and i never had this issue. we have realtek, ryzen...
  15. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    if you are on LTS you can move to original kernel 5.4. if that one works well i suggest you do that. also this then looks like drivers issue and should be reported on launchpad (bug).

    downgrading...
  16. Re: Google Account Action Required - Add Birthday

    make sure date is over 21 years old. 1.1.1980 would be good.

    why do they need it anyway, right?
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    Re: amd dgpu poor performance

    you mean AMD supports their older hardware better on windows than on linux. quite possible. older AMD chips had worse support than in windows even before with AMD closed source proprietary drivers
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  18. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    it can be caused by overheating but that one usually freezes or you would see it turn off and back on.

    another option really is failing chip or also something with RAM (since this GPU uses...
  19. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    saw it on you tube. this is your GPU chip: Intel HD Graphics 4400

    it uses opensource driver supported &made by Intel which is in kernel.

    it look like a display issue. Are you using wayland or...
  20. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    publish video on you tube, make it view with link only and post the link. though maybe you cant' post links since you are new.

    garbled image with text items could mean GPU is failing. does it go...
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    Re: AMD Radeon 6700 XT

    why do you need the pro? AMDGPU seems to be on par.: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd-drivers-sep20&num=1

    as i understand it pro is needed for very specific use cases....
  22. Re: Who really uses Linux and where do they use it?

    yes, but we are talking about desktop specifically here. to know how to use Ubuntu OS for example. this is because these smaller companies often do use it on desktops or they have a choice of Windows...
  23. Re: Who really uses Linux and where do they use it?

    i noticed more and more smaller companies have linux desktop knowledge as bonus listed on their recruiting adds. so maybe something is moving. the more bad OS updates MS produces the higher the...
  24. Re: SD card - Operation is already pending - Lubuntu 18.04

    usb (2.0) card reader costs 2 or 3 EUR. or maybe you could borrow it from someone to test it and see if it's an OS or hardware issue.
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    Re: AMD Radeon 6700 XT

    you need kernel 5.11 or higher, because drivers are in kernel. newer kernel newer drivers. having 5.12 version would be beneficial in this case according to phoronix tests, but 5.11 will do fine as...
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