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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu on HP Omen Desktop

    Not making much progress yet, but I do not think that it is a forlorn case.
    You mention that there is some unused space on your NVME SSD but we do not know the original size of the disk?

    Can you...
  2. Re: Dualboot with 2nd Linux distro (EFI + Grub)

    With two Linux Systems, Grub from the last installation usually takes care of identifying both systems.
    What was wrong here if you can select either OS?

    Do you want Ubuntu to control Grub?
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Pavillion x360 Ubuntu install

    Do you have Windows 10 on this device?
    Is Windows hibernating?

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/shut-down-sleep-or-hibernate-your-pc-2941d165-7d0a-a5e8-c5ad-8c972e8e6eff
  4. [ubuntu] Re: My computer freezes when I use a USB drive boot and I can't reinstall Ubuntu

    Secure boot must be somewhere in your UEFI set-up.
    Do you have a security tab?

    That looks ominous - power or battery possibly?

    If the laptop froze while you were configuring the UEFI set-up, I...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Boot from Encrypted LVM after Upgrading to Ubuntu 21.04

    According to the boot-repair report, you are using your installed system to run the repair.

    Line 44 - OS#1: The OS now in use - Ubuntu 21.04 CurrentSession on mapper/vgubuntu-root
    Line 59 -...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: My computer freezes when I use a USB drive boot and I can't reinstall Ubuntu

    There are various things to try, here my suggestions:-

    Power off and use the dedicated key to access the UEFI firmware.

    Reset the UEFI/BIOS to default
    Disable Secure Boot
    Disable Fast Boot ...
  7. Re: Minicomputer refuses to start Focal Fossa, after years of faultless service

    I suspect that your installed Ubuntu file system is damaged, which prevents you booting cleanly.

    However, it will (hopefully) not prevent you booting a live Ubuntu session, similar to when you...
  8. Re: Cannot find disk: Error fsyncing/closing /dev/sda: Input/output error

    Quite probably a hardware problem.
    I'll post back if I can think of anything else which may help.
  9. Re: Cannot find disk: Error fsyncing/closing /dev/sda: Input/output error

    It's not looking very fruitful right now.

    Anyway let's crack on..............

    Are you using an Ubuntu live session?

    What does Disks (gnome-disk-utility) show?

    Alternatively via a...
  10. Re: Minicomputer refuses to start Focal Fossa, after years of faultless service

    Perhaps boot into a live Ubuntu session and run fsck on /dev/sda2?
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    Two drives offer you great flexibility.

    sudodus has smacked the nail firmly on its head.
    Specifically point no.2 - eliminate the chance of human error by disconnecting your Windows drive.

    Are...
  12. Re: New Ubuntu 20 install on DELL AIO desktop - video problems

    Old hardware and now you have booted with a working kernel - looks like a good result to me.

    I would not change anything or even try to figure out why one kernel is fine and the other one is...
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    Re: Questions about cloning

    Can you remove the Windows drive from the laptop and insert another drive?
    This will keep your Windows OS intact and allow complete freedom to experiment.
    No need to worry about cloning :)
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  14. Re: Can I add kali repos to ubuntu default repos?

    Good suggestion - Often the simple solution is the way forward.
  15. [SOLVED] Re: No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda.sdb

    The data to be recovered - is it in the Ubuntu system or the Windows system?

    Boot-repair shows 0 (zero) Operating Systems detected but you do have an Ubuntu and Windows entries via efibootmgr.
    ...
  16. Re: PCIe/nvme driver (won't come out of sleep mode)

    Ubuntu Studio 20.04.3 LTS uses Xfce now, therefore:-

    Settings > Power Manager > When Power Button Is Pressed > Suspend

    Is there something about this option that still troubles you?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to adjust the size of top menu bar

    Is your previous thread helpful https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2451133?
  18. [SOLVED] Re: No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda.sdb

    Windows Fast Start Up is a setting within Windows 10.
    It hibernates the disk to allow Windows to boot quickly.

    https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-windows-10-fast-startup

    Some Windows...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ready to kick this laptop to the kurb!

    You could try to change the boot order in efibootmgr.
    You need 000A to be first in the list.

    Here is a tutorial/guide https://www.linuxbabe.com/command-line/how-to-use-linux-efibootmgr-examples
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  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ready to kick this laptop to the kurb!

    Yes, I understand that the UEFI firmware does not remember your desired settings.
    I wonder why the Windows Boot manager is present when you only have Xubuntu installed?

    That is very odd -...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ready to kick this laptop to the kurb!

    F2 is the key for your UEFI/BIOS but you should also have another Boot Menu?

    Does not F12 after power on give you another Boot menu (without entering the UEFI set up)?
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    [SOLVED] Re: persistent Xubuntu via Rufus

    I assume that you used Rufus because you use Windows 10 and do not have Ubuntu installed.

    If you have another USB stick to use as a target device:-

    Boot into your existing Persistent Xubuntu...
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    Re: Launcher for Favorite Files?

    Using Nautilus (Files) 3.36.3-stable

    Open Nautilus > Right Click Folder (or file) > Click Star

    Make sure Sidebar is displayed in Nautilus

    Click Starred in sidebar and select your favourite....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 21.04 Freezing

    It is worth a try.

    Secondly, I believe that your device has a NVME drive?

    Is this info any help https://tekbyte.net/2020/fixing-nvme-ssd-problems-on-linux/?
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    Re: Inspired

    Well, yes, save our ship or save our souls was implied but how about:-

    save our system
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