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  1. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    OK, MAFoElffen,

    I'll add to the feedback by DougS via a new tarball, that I am sending to you via email.

    There are a few I think new bugs,
    - should be: check_paster=$((check_paster+1))
    -...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How to repair a USB stick on Ubuntu 20.04?

    If the drive is read-only you can read the data on it. If you cannot read, it is in a worse condition. Please notice that I am talking about the drive hardware.

    The file system might be damaged,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to repair a USB stick on Ubuntu 20.04?

    If the USB stick is (or seems to be) read-only, yes, backup the files that you want to keep to another drive before it is too late.

    The repair actions might fix the drive, but wipe its content, so...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How to repair a USB stick on Ubuntu 20.04?

    You can analyze the problem according to this link, and if you are lucky, find a solution.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    I'm glad that you could solve your problem :-)

    Just to make things complete I will answer/comment on a few items, that might be useful in the future.


    The Ubuntu startup disk creator is a...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    What do you mean by "my desktop computer has Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS 64bit"?

    - Is this the installed system or the live system or both?
    - Is the installed system working well except the problem at 30%...
  7. Thread: Inspired

    by sudodus
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    Re: Inspired

    @MAFoElffen,

    This looks good.

    There are some minor edits that I am sending to you via email (and an attached tarball).
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    Re: What is OS Chat?

    I think simply chatting about operating systems (which is different from asking for help to solve some problem).
  9. [SOLVED] Re: balenaEtcher attention something went wrong pop up, trying to install ubuntu 20.0

    You are welcome. Please let us know how it works (whatever the result) :-)
  10. [SOLVED] Re: balenaEtcher attention something went wrong pop up, trying to install ubuntu 20.0

    ...
    ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso: OK

    Your downloaded iso file is OK :-)

    I'm looking at the uploaded system-info report file.

    - The overall specs of the computer shows that it works with...
  11. Thread: Inspired

    by sudodus
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    Re: Inspired

    While editing the system-info script, please consider also this issue

    When some uploading tool is missing, maybe we should inform the user that

    - uploading to a pastebin will still work, but...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: balenaEtcher attention something went wrong pop up, trying to install ubuntu 20.0

    Type anything for example 'a' (not really relevant in this case).
  13. [SOLVED] Re: balenaEtcher attention something went wrong pop up, trying to install ubuntu 20.0

    Yes, you can still run it.

    A simpler uploading tool will be used, but it should still be possible to get the report uploaded to a pastebin. (If you wish, you can also install curl (or pastebinit),...
  14. Thread: Inspired

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    Re: Inspired

    Yes, included in the report would be immediate feedback to us. (Put a disclaimer if you wish.)
  15. [SOLVED] Re: balenaEtcher attention something went wrong pop up, trying to install ubuntu 20.0

    You can find the checksums via https://releases.ubuntu.com/ usually the same directory as the corresponding iso files.

    In Ubuntu you run for example


    sha256sum ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso...
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    [all variants] Re: Issue with GPT backup header

    I use a different sequence of commands for gdisk in the shellscript gpt-fix. You can use it as it is or borrow the sequence of commands and run them manually in gdisk. Good luck :-)
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    Re: Restore OS (ver 18.04)

    If you want to backup everything, and not only vital parts as described in the previous helpful replies, then I would suggest that you make a Clonezilla image of the drive. It is a directory with...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Difference between Ubuntu with installed KDE and Kubuntu

    If you install the package kubuntu-desktop into standard Ubuntu, you with have Kubuntu's desktop environment plus the program selection of Kubuntu alongside ubuntu-desktop of standard Ubuntu Desktop....
  19. Thread: Inspired

    by sudodus
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    Re: Inspired

    MAFoElffen,

    This is good feedback from users :-)

    Just a thought: What about including 'missing programs' in the output file (to be uploaded to a pastebin)?
  20. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    I use Displayport for only one computer. The former computers connected via VGA were old desktop computers, and I sent them to the recycling station.

    I have not tested any HDMI KVM switch, so I...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    For several years I used a KVM switch (for VGA video plus audio), and I had no problems with booting from USB and no problems with audio (at least no problems, that I could blame on the KVM...
  22. Thread: No GUI desktop

    by sudodus
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    Re: No GUI desktop

    Please explain what you have and what you did to get what you have.

    'the LM icon in the center' indicates that you have Linux Mint and not Ubuntu. It you have a mixture of the two operating...
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    Re: Laptop buying help

    If you would be satisfied with a refurbished (second-hand) laptop, Dell Precision M4800 is an alternative with 4 USB ports. One of them is an eSATA/USB 2.0 port.

    I checked some new Precision...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Copying files from Ubuntu HDD to Windows HDD

    I suggest that you boot into Windows and shrink the size of its partition, usually seen as C:

    Then boot into Ubuntu, install gparted and use it to use the now unallocated (free) drive space to...
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    Re: Two questions from a shell noob

    1. A typical command that you use in the shellscript will wait for your manual intervention. And the shellscript will wait for the command to finish (unless you put it into background with a &...
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