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  1. [ubuntu] Re: how to check the origin of the software that triggered for an update

    In order to dual boot any Linux distribution with Microsoft Windows and have Secure Boot enabled the distribution must include boot code that Microsoft accepts as trusted. It just so happens that...
  2. Re: Missing WiFi adapter on latest Kernel - Really new to Linux/Ubuntu

    The WiFi adapter is not broken. I say that because when you log in to Ubuntu with the older kernel you get a WiFi connection to the hub and from there to the internet. Am I correct? Therefore, the...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: No USB Drive, need to install Ubuntu (HELP)

    I am confused. Why can you not follow these instructions?

    https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows#1-overview

    To put things briefly

    1) In Windows download the Ubuntu ISO...
  4. Re: Loaded into grub after deleting windows part of duel boot

    When we dual boot it is the Grub boot menu that gives us the options as to which OS to load. Perhaps you are getting the Grub rescue prompt? And not the Grub menu. That would indicate that Grub...
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    Re: Dual boot, cant access windows.

    When you rebuilt the computer did you need to reset the date and time? If you did that it could indicate that the UEFI settings were somehow reset to factory defaults. It could explain why the...
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    Re: ubuntu sd on emmc notebook

    Let us assume that you are familiar with the Ubuntu installation procedure and in particular the Something Else option. If I was to experiment doing this I would have two USB sticks each in a USB...
  7. Re: Hard drive not mounted after upgrades

    Do you have to mount this second drive every time you reboot? Do you reboot every time you update/upgrade? I have a Data partition on a second drive that is automatically mounted because I edited the...
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    Re: ubuntu sd on emmc notebook

    You could be the first person to try something like this. What you learn would make you an expert. You tells us absolutely nothing about the notebook. What are the hardware specifications? What ports...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to have two matching ubuntu installations with the same set of installed pack

    Every installation of Ubuntu will come with the same set of default applications. To have the same version of (for example) the Firefox web browser in two different installs of Ubuntu you must have...
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    Re: Want to learn Ubuntu

    You can start with the Ubuntu Desktop Guide. Otherwise, known as "Help." The icon is a blue circle with a white question mark superimposed.

    Strictly speaking, Ubuntu is not an OS. It is a...
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    Re: Kubuntu installation issues

    I have no idea if that second partition should be there. I recently burnt a Ubuntu 20.04.2 ISO image and that has three partitions. One partition contains the packages necessary for an install of...
  12. Re: How do I run Ubuntu from a flash drive?

    To create a USB drive having Ubuntu 20.04 with persistence you might try using this software.

    https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/rufus-creating-persistent-storage-live.html

    Regards
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    Re: Monitor bug after upgrade

    @bewildered_bob

    You posted this in another thread which has now been closed. I copy it here.



    Nouveau is the open source video driver for Nvidia cards that is automatically activated if the...
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    Re: Update History

    You might be interested in the Ubuntu Livepatch service.

    https://ubuntu.com/security/livepatch

    It is free for personal use on 3 machines. Linux kernel fixes are applied automatically without...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: How can I easilly check cpu temp

    Install psensor. It is in the Ubuntu software store. It puts an icon in the top panel that will give a drop down menu showing motherboard, CPU, disk driver temperatures as well as fan speeds.

    A...
  16. [ubuntu_mate] Re: What does this mean? initramfs (problem?), wants to boot from an old swap partiti

    I see the same message and I just ignore it. Rebooting is not a problem. the loading of the OS takes much longer as the kernel tries to find the swap partition and does this for a while until it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New kernel not running

    What is the output of?


    sudo update-grub

    You should see references to linux image and initrd image for kernel 5.8.0-63 generic listed before kernel 5.8.0-59 generic. Running the update-grub...
  18. Re: How do I copy the download from Windows 10 to Ubuntu Root?

    I offer these links as evidence that the answers to questions about Windows Subsystem for Linux are on the internet. I can in no way validate the correctness of the commands offered in these links
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    Re: Monitor bug after upgrade

    Are you using a proprietary video driver? How old is the video card? Over time Nvidia drops support for older Nvidia cards.

    I think it is advisable before doing an online upgrade to take an...
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    Re: Not updating the system

    I would like to quote the apt man page



    The removal of currently installed packages by apt full-upgrade could be the reason for other packages having dependency issues. For myself, I never run...
  21. Re: How do I create a folder in Ubuntu @root ?

    I have no experience of either Windows 10 or Windows Subsystem for Linux but if I understand things correctly when you installed WSL you created a user and a password. And as this Subsystem for Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: remove efi from ubuntu

    A GUID Partition Table (GPT) hard drive in a BIOS motherboard will have a small system boot partition that is described as EFI System. I know this is true because it is what I have in my machine. GPT...
  23. Re: Install/partition question - multiple OS and partitions setup?

    If my memory serves me well, which it often fails to do, read/write cycles were a concern when SSDs were first introduced. There was a lot of talk about using something called "trim" to extend the...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: I think firefox freeze my system and I have to reboot

    System monitor is a Graphical User Interface (GUI) utility that shows, almost in real time, the processes that are active, the resources (CPU, memory, internet) that are being used and the file...
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    Re: Unknown partition

    Please open the Disks utility and take a screenshot of what it shows you and attach it to a post in this thread using the insert image icon.

    Regards
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