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  1. Re: Install wine offline with deb files, how to do it correctly.

    and instructions (in this case) are not quite clear that they use generic names.

    sometimes you just need to dig in and install the app and move on before you can familiarise with the OS. many...
  2. Re: Install wine offline with deb files, how to do it correctly.

    1. this copies downloaded files to USB drive

    cp -R /var/cache/apt/archives/ /media/usb-drive/deb-pkgs/

    this is just command to copy the files. you can do that in file manager if it is easier...
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    Re: looking for free email service

    i thought gmail needed some pre-existing email account. and i though that was the issue.

    well if they use facebook, then facebook also has email.address is: *username*@facebook.com

    more here...
  4. Re: Ubuntu Home Users Security (friendly) Discussion

    i only receive notice it has to be updated.

    it could be they are unlocked. but maybe not, since i use Sucuri and Wordfence and i think one of them locks down various folders until update. because...
  5. Re: Ubuntu Home Users Security (friendly) Discussion

    AV software mostly scans only for windows viruses, so i am not sure why would you feel more secure using them. maybe rootkit hunter is useful. also clamtk has very poor detection rate and will detect...
  6. Re: Newest generation 2020 notebook - bad idea? Advice please which hardware to buy.

    Generaly, yes. not a rule though. intel and nvidia should work just fine.
    problematic ones these days seem to be Ryzen & nvidia combo.

    also AMD can be cheaper and may offer nearly the same...
  7. Re: Sound on Firefox not switching to headphones

    mine also stays on speakers, but my kids sound does go off on speakers while he plugs in the headphones. maybe a sound driver thing?

    the only thing that does switch properly in my case it is the...
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    Re: Can I Let Windows 10 Go?

    ok, but that's external hardware.

    Linux is spreading in out house. They way we go about it is - give it a try, see it it fits, if not we will buy&install windows later. We now have for example we...
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    Re: HOME Ubuntu Usesrs

    my mind is blown. on the other hand, it is also still not the year of linux desktop and many windows games again don't work on linux (particularly the online shooters and MMORPGs).

    also, welcome...
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    Re: looking for free email service

    protonmail: https://protonmail.com/

    500MB is free.

    giving existing/recovery email is optional at signup.

    Seriously, why do most email providers want you to give them existing email? if you...
  11. Re: Newest generation 2020 notebook - bad idea? Advice please which hardware to buy.

    KDE Slimbook
    or Dell
    or Lenovo
    or HP (some)


    depends what you need. from your choice i would say go with Dell AMD version. try to find it with no OS installed or with ubuntu installed unless...
  12. Re: How to make Ubuntu become front and back end web server 2020

    well we don't know what you plan to do. for this specific task HTML, Apache and other stuff is not actually necessary on server. maybe DB is enough.

    also make sure you familiarise yourself with...
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    Re: Can I Let Windows 10 Go?

    i was wondering the same thing. i have very old windows XP machine, but i was thinking if maybe it is time to change it as i haven't boot to windows for almost 2 years now.
    if i upgrade the...
  14. Re: Sound on Firefox not switching to headphones

    you need to set it in the sound mixer so that Firefox application uses headphones as first choice and if heaphones are not in it will use the speakers.
  15. Re: Are there 32bit Linux versions still supported?

    well it's about time he too jumped on 64 bit train. :P

    MX linus is also based on debina. so as long as debian support its debian is a good option. after that there are less and less easy, newbie...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice writer not tracking changes anymore

    try with snap version and use a newer one. maybe it was resolved and patch hasn't made it back. i haven't seen any libre office updates in software updater in a while.
  17. Re: Issue with distrowatch's poll: When it comes to recommending a Linux distro

    these polls are more meant for fun. they are not scientific measurement. also the group being polled is only those that actually visit the site and decided to leave a vote. the error margin must be...
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    [all variants] Re: SSD cloning question...

    you need 12 Gb swap if you plan to hibernate with 12 GB occupied. or or maybe 4 would be enough. i let it do a file on Nvme disk.

    swap is not constantly used, only when it is needed. i use USB...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: No audio after the installation of nvidia Geforce RTX

    is the intel chip still set as default for audio output or did nvidia take that place? in KDE this is in system settings and i had issue getting the ouput to headphones connected to the front. until...
  20. Re: Bootable Ubuntu for with Windows XP

    yumi, linuxliveUSB and unenbootin work on XP.

    you need to create free disk space. but with windows xp the issue can also be that you don't have enough space at the start of disk to put grub there....
  21. [ubuntu] Re: No audio after the installation of nvidia Geforce RTX

    upgrade the kernel - version says: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    more here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack
    and here: https://ubuntu.com/about/release-cycle

    current version of the...
  22. Thread: 32 bits

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    Re: 32 bits

    but will they use .deb or .rpm as package manager?
  23. Re: Cyber Defense student using MacBook Pro 2012 for Linux, MacOs and Windows

    virtualbox is perfect for that. it is easy to use and you can run many server at once. best thing about is is you can take a snapshot, ruin the OS with strange commands and tests and then restore OS...
  24. Re: Ram upgrade on a already installed system

    ram is limited by architecture as said. 32 bit Ubuntu PAE kernel supports 64 GB ram. the 64bit version supports 128 GB RAM. so you are well within those parameters.

    next you ask about /swap. if...
  25. [xubuntu] Re: Can't install Xubuntu 20.10 on my old Toshiba laptop with BIOS

    no, it doesn't. i just had it converted 3 weeks ago to get the bitlocker installed by IT. it an older business laptop (intel 6th gen) and uses MBR & BIOS.



    1. swap has nothing to do with SSD...
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