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  1. Re: Best distro for old PC decked out with RAM and HDD space - old games, multimedia,

    recognised and used? i though there is actually hardware limit. maybe i should upgrade my DM1 to 6 GB as planned... though the other side of disk drive has windows 7 home (it came pre-installed) and...
  2. [kubuntu] Re: Nvidia settings not working + games not using discrete gpu

    for example: https://askubuntu.com/questions/938658/how-to-blacklist-radeon-module
    or for AMDGPU: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1080217/how-to-blacklist-amdgpu-driver

    not sure if it's radeon or...
  3. Re: Best distro for old PC decked out with RAM and HDD space - old games, multimedia,

    Linux games are on Steam, some are on GOG. there is not many good opensource games these days.

    you will need to use Wine or Play on Linux, or Lutris or Proton to run windows games. sometimes there...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Want to retry linux for my ~NAS. Hardware, raid, smb share.

    well Debian has good support and is well documented. especially for server there are some good tips that work on Ubuntu server. in so is CentOS (RedHat) on which Nethserver (another NAS GUI) is based.
  5. Re: problem installing lubunto on a virtual machine

    i can't see the error, but if it doesn't boot it could be poor install or bad media (.iso image). make sure the downloaded file is good.

    also you could try a virtual machine like this one:...
  6. [kubuntu] Re: Nvidia settings not working + games not using discrete gpu

    what happens if you disable radeon? e.g. blacklisting the module. it could be it is interfeering. i knwo intel & nvidia should work,not sure how well radeon and nvidia would mix since they are rival...
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    Re: ASUS X205TA switch to Ubuntu?

    actually the installed OS should take up about 8 GB of HDD. maybe slightly more. but around this size.

    These super cheap ones are not really a good choice (no matter the OS). it would be better to...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Want to retry linux for my ~NAS. Hardware, raid, smb share.

    OpenMediaVault is a nice Debian based NAS with a GUI.

    aside from ZFS there is also BTRFS which has a lot of same features and osme that are different.
  9. Re: Need help with playing Dota Underlords

    i am sure they will also make some backwards compatibility on the game. Underlords is still "beta", right? or the driver might get an upgrade with later kernels or some switch to easily turn on...
  10. Re: Making a list of things about Linux that newbies should learn

    [/LIST]

    well these are workarounds

    if you have linux compatible peripherals there is no need for 3rd party software, because drivers are in the kernel and they automatically load on boot. if...
  11. Re: Changing the Shell prompt color in Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

    they do not. server editing is done in configuration files.

    MySQL/MariaDB has phpmyadmin which can help you configure it in GUI (in browser)




    X stands for the OS. in linux it will change...
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    Re: Looking for a Laptop

    i would say they usually start with Core i5 or Ryzen 5 and a good discrete GPU chip. nvidia MX150 at leats, but then GTX1050 is better. some versions of Radeon vega in Ryzen will also do. i haven't...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: my boot time is slow or normal for my laptop specs?

    gregor@stari:~$ systemd-analyze
    Startup finished in 5.493s (kernel) + 32.642s (userspace) = 38.135s
    graphical.target reached after 32.616s in userspace


    here we go. Kubuntu on a machine built...
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    Re: Looking for a Laptop

    wow. anything with i5 is not sold below 730 EUR here (little 800 USD). maybe if there is some action they will have it for 600 or 650 EUR. R5 ones are slightly over 500 EUR

    @ arkmundi

    it is...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: my boot time is slow or normal for my laptop specs?

    i need to check the analyze command, but on fresh Kubuntu install, the boot time was about 45 seconds on my 15 year old desktop (but HDD are relatively new Seagates). i remember measuring it to see...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Is there a special way I have to set up target hard drive to use Clonezilla?

    i always thought clonezilla is to be used as a separate distro. so you boot into live session and have all drives unmounted , so you can manipulate them.

    agree with the ridiculous interface. also...
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    Re: Windows cannot access Linux share

    in general the windows user needs the permit to access the server. which is why (and just to see if it works) i suggested that access should be enabled to anyone on the LAN, just to see if it works....
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Changed refresh rate on HP Envy 360x, now display settings are all over the place

    could it be that external monitor is considered as primary one and display is simply moved there? this happens to me with some games in fullscreen (battle for wesnoth, World of padman...). the...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Is there a special way I have to set up target hard drive to use Clonezilla?

    NTFS should be Ok and then backup to .iso or whatever image file they use? the Ubuntu or any other linux filesystem is contained wihtin image anyway.
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    Re: Windows cannot access Linux share

    [downloads]
    path = /home/me/downloads
    guest ok = no
    guest only = no
    writable = yes
    read only = no
    valid user = me

    so who can access it then? user called "me"? is user from windows also...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Is there a special way I have to set up target hard drive to use Clonezilla?

    what is the current file format you are using on the drives?
  22. Re: Need help with playing Dota Underlords

    old card. you owuld be using opensoruce radeon driver.: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver

    not sure if latest opensource - the amdgpu works on this chip.



    check the system...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: How to access files in Word 2003/Wine on Google Drive

    that's is what i meant - old word 2003 should be covered by all details in Libre office. it's the new word file versions that have the issues. have you tried it? did you save as word 2003 file?
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    Re: Working script for Linux WiFi

    it is best to get a chip with linux drivers available. th eonly issue i have is that manufacturers are very good at "hiding" data on the model, so that consumers can't be sure if they will get a chip...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Probably stupid question about what is going on with my computer

    or bad PSU.

    you need to check the old logs (.old) to see where they stopped logging. i would also add some temp sensors (like psensor) and log the temps. if you want, there are also special log...
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