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  1. Re: Latest 21.04 drivers update screwed up nvidia

    That last update may have included a kernel upgrade. From the Grub menu select Advanced Options for Ubuntu and select the previous kernel. If that works as it should keep using it until another...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: New user account internet browser

    As I understand things Timekpr-nExt does this



    This is a long read but I see nothing here to indicate that Timekpr-nExt offers the ability to block a user to applications. So, I conclude that...
  3. Re: Who decides what's in Universe/Multiverse?

    The developer would have to make a request for the software to be included in Ubuntu. The licensing terms would separate Universe and Multiverse software at once. As for open source software there...
  4. Re: How to program a shell application to create a journal file?

    Use the file manager>properties will tell you if a file is a shell script and file manager will give an option to open the shell script in a text editor. Then you can study the syntax of the script....
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    Re: Duplicity was not invited

    Ubuntu comes with a backup utility installed. I am not familiar with it but I guess that it can be configured to run periodically. It is called Déjà Dup Backup Tool in Ubuntu Software. You can loaded...
  6. Re: How to program a shell application to create a journal file?

    If I remember correctly, on this forum there is a policy not to do someone's school/college work for them. But, I think we can point people in the right direction. This is my offering.

    Consider...
  7. Re: Dell Inspiron 7490 and Intel RST - a variation on the usual complaint

    I have just posted this link in another thread. There might be something in it that is useful to you and other Dell users.
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't get started

    This might help. It is from the Dell Corporation. See the section Set Up the Ubuntu Install.

    https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/en-uk/000131655/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-on-your-dell-pc


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    Re: Ubuntu boot process

    Now, I think about it buying a computer without an OS pre-installed is so 20th century. Which makes me 20th century as my first computer did not have an OS pre-installed. It did not have a hard...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to upgrade to Hirsute as invalid signature

    I suggest that you uninstall the element desktop app and remove that riot.im repository from your sources.list file and then try to update. And reinstall Element desktop afterwards. You may find that...
  11. Re: Help! Upgrade to 21.04 from 20.10 and now some Wine applications won't open!

    If I remember correctly an upgrade from one Ubuntu version to another will require the disabling of repositories like PPAs and the Wine repository. If we the user do not do it before upgrading then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I delete

    Whether you should or should not de-activate the Canonical Partners repository is up to you. On one of my installs (20.04) I do not have that repository checked. If you have the Partners repository...
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    [server] Re: Set up unattended install

    I think you will find that it is the Ubuntu alternative server installer version that uses the Debian installer method. The standard Ubuntu server version uses an installer called Subiquity.
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't get started

    What does that mean? Does the Ubuntu live session load? Does the installation begin and fail to finish? Does the installation finish but Ubuntu does not load on reboot? If Ubuntu loads on reboot...
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    Re: Ubuntu boot process

    I have never thought about it. I have no views on the subject. Except to say that in the 21st century most people do not self-install a computer operating system. They never have boot issues because...
  16. Re: broken download links in website

    That web address was to a folder/directory that no longer exists because that version of Lubuntu has reached end of life. See this shortened form of the address.
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  17. Re: Upgrading to Ubuntu 21.04 Is Not a Good Idea Right Now

    This issue seems to have been fixed

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/05/upgrade-to-ubuntu-21-04-from-20-10

    Regards.
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    Re: IRC Discussion

    This might be ever so slightly off topic. Is it still possible to obtain Ubuntu Membership by means of Ubuntu Forums contributions? In other words, is this page still valid?
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  19. Re: Upgrade TO 21.04 FROM 20.10 results in no action

    This will help you.

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/05/upgrade-to-ubuntu-21-04-from-20-10


    Notice the switch is -c not -d. The d switch will upgrade to a development version. From 21.04 to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: login screen just loops

    Snap applications will take up space on the hard disk just like all the other applications and utilities installed as part of the operating system. Set against that, I do not think that snap loop...
  21. Re: slimbook: Max battery value does not work

    What did you use to set that value? Did you use some Ubuntu utility or a Windows utility? It seems that with some makes of laptop a Windows utility will change the values set by the manufacturer in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unable to run phyton

    Another tip regarding the terminal for those like myself who make typing errors. The terminal keeps a history of the commands we type. Pressing the up arrow key will scroll through them. The down...
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    Re: Ubuntu 18.04.05 hwe

    Here is the link to the support that Ubuntu developers give to each series of kernels

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Support

    When Ubuntu 18.04.0 was released it came with the 4.15 kernel which...
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    Re: Replacing imac OS question

    It is not done in Ubuntu. Not without manually changing configuration files every time we want to set the new OS boot priority. When we dual boot Linux with another OS or even with another Linux OS...
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    Re: Disable auto logout

    You are disabling automatic screen lock. That is not the same as automatic logout. I am not sure if Ubuntu Desktop has automatic logout set. Maybe Ubuntu server has automatic logout set. I do not...
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