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    Re: Kernel 5.9 RC (Release Candidate) series

    Just installed rc4 and the resolution with my Nvidia card is too small about 640x480.

    $ uname -a
    Linux Groovy 5.9.0-050900rc4-generic #202009070130 SMP Mon Sep 7 01:35:52 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64...
  2. Re: I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    I have been letting grub install on all Ubuntu versions when a new update installs and moves grub. But, then I boot into Bionic and copy the whole ubuntu folder, it's easy and serves the purpose.
    ...
  3. Re: I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    I have not been successful using the efibootmgr command to change the boot order. It works for informational purposes. Could have been user error. :P

    I thought it was good I caught the entire...
  4. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Grub on Bionic Beaver 18.04.5.

    http://i.imgur.com/6gBFfhIl.jpg
  5. I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    @Fred (oldfred),
    I learned this trick from you back some time ago. This is the first time I've used it and it worked great.
    When you install a new Ubuntu version, you should make a copy of your...
  6. Thread: Kernel 5.8.1

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    Re: Kernel 5.8.1

    I have a SATA SSD UEFI system with 5.8.1 installed. It works just fine.

    On a side note, Arch Linux updated to the 5.8.1 kernel a few days ago:

    $ uname -r
    5.8.1-arch1-1
    Linus releases it on...
  7. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Newer is always nice. Mine is a beast but, it's a few years old with a 4th gen i7.

    Glad I could help! :)
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    Kernel 5.8.1 is available.

    Edit: Whoops, forgot this thread is for release candidate versions.
  9. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Turns out my 18.04 install had this same issue. That should solve it and I updated the Wiki.
    If anyone has any problem on any version let me know.
  10. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    I re-ran the test after a reboot.

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# ./msr-decoder
    How many CPUs?: 8
    8.) 0x198: IA32_PERF_STATUS : CPU 0-7 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 :
    rdmsr:...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    Kernel 5.8-rc7 is available.
  12. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    Yes
  13. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    Glad I could help. It's a 4th generation i7. Still not bad though.
  14. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    With this:

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# inxi -SMC
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro: Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) ...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    It installed without any errors or problems.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -SMCG
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro:...
  16. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was also able to install the latest 5.8 rc5 kernel and it is running smooth.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -F
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc5-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce...
  17. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was able to install Groovy in UEFI mode with a bootable USB I made on Windows 10 with Rufus last night. It was the latest available Xubuntu 20.10 ISO.
  18. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    on Xubuntu 20.04:

    http://i.imgur.com/FcqRsunl.jpg
  19. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    It took me awhile but, I finally figured out what most people probably already knew. :p

    When I customized Xubuntu 20.04 grub the menu would always never show, so rather than delving in to see what...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Arch Linux Xfce

    http://i.imgur.com/hrVNqpjl.jpg
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Something is odd about conky versions. :-k I thought that 1.11.4 and above did not work.
    Yet I am on Fedora 32 and it works just fine with Conkywx installed

    $ dnf info conky
    Last metadata...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Thank you. I got Fedora 32 installed and after putting off using conky version 1.11.5_pre thinking it would never work, I installed Conkywx and it did work.


    That's pretty amazing! You're using...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Nice! Mate is a solid DE. If you're ever interested, check out Xfce - Xubuntu. It the same across distros. I have several Linux systems installed all with Xfce as the DE.
    Here's my Xubuntu 20.04...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    :lolflag: Time travelers.

    I figured out what it takes to get a Conkywx display on Xubuntu 20.04.

    The 3 blue lines. 40 in value gives some shade; 0 for the surface image conky and the clock...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Installed Xubuntu 20.04 myself a few days ago and am not able to get the same conkys going that I have on 9 other systems. :redface:

    I was able to get the generic black conky going, so there's...
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