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  1. [ubuntu] Bluetooth? gaming headset for Ubuntu 20.04

    I have an XPS13 9300 laptop and would like to find a suitable Bluetooth gaming headset to avoid using both USB ports. Up to 100 please.

    I could however use a dual USB A adaptor to take both a...
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    Re: Suitable wireless mouse

    Thank you all
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    Re: Suitable wireless mouse

    Anybody know if the M705 works in Ubuntu 20.04?
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    Re: Suitable wireless mouse

    Thank you but I forgot to mention the important fact that I use Ubuntu :-(

    I read that the M705 software can be installed in windows and then carries over to linux.
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    Suitable wireless mouse

    I am using a 13" XPS13 9300 laptop to play Minecraft with my kids and g/children but my current cheapo mouse is not up to even that.

    The Logitech G903 has been suggested but it has a puck on a...
  6. Re: XPS 13 3900 - Bluetooth mouse not connecting + missing bluetooth icon

    Ur welcome
  7. [xubuntu] Re: Advice needed for purchase of a headset and mouse

    I still cannot find if the G903 miniUSB receiver connects to the laoptop via a cable. I feel it must and if so it's a puck dangling as you move the laptop and therefore no good to me.
  8. [xubuntu] Re: Advice needed for purchase of a headset and mouse

    I didnt mean to put links to headsets in that instance , my bad. The mouse problem is not bluetooth as I use a wireless dongle for it.

    I would like a wireless mouse with a small dongle, not a puck...
  9. [xubuntu] Re: Advice needed for purchase of a headset and mouse

    Thanks for you input.

    The mouse was cheap but at that time suitable.

    I will check what 'Piper' is but in the meantime I am looking at:
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  10. [xubuntu] Advice needed for purchase of a headset and mouse

    Hi,

    I have an XPS13 9300 and am using Ubuntu to play Minecraft with my children and grandchildren because of the Covid situation. Normally I never ever play games.

    However, to play I am told...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Remove files left after uninstalling a game.

    Yes, I thought that might be the case. However, I think it 'may' be possible to remove the last 4 files on the list and so get rid of the Steam icon that comes on the desktop. This is the launcher...
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Remove files left after uninstalling a game.

    After another reboot the pop-up no longer appears but the files i found still remain. They are not taking up much space but I would prefer to remove them if possible without breaking xubuntu. It is...
  13. [xubuntu] Remove files left after uninstalling a game.

    Some while ago I tried steam on ubuntu but now would like to uninstall it.

    I followed these instructions:

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/499874/completely-uninstall-steam-and-all-steam-games
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  14. [xubuntu] Bluetooth mouse not detected/connecting after recharge

    I am using a Dell XPS13 9300 laptop with an unbranded Bluetooth mouse. When the mouse has charge and I start the laptop the mouse is connected and working correctly.

    If whilst using the mouse it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Solved using notes I made years ago about fixing grub from a live usb before I left.

    Having chrooted into the old /sda2 xubuntu I # out the old entries in the /etc/fstab which were no longer...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Decided I wouldn't sleep if I didn't try Boot-Repair so tried it.

    I can boot windows but grub boots ubuntu to emergency :-(

    https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/jjyk2sXkfb


    sleep.............

    Had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Yes, I now see it. I'm wondering what effect that will have because grub seems to have stopped working and the machine boots straight into windows.

    Maybe I need to run Boot-Repair again.

    Its...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Thanks for the help oldfred,



    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l
    Disk /dev/loop0: 1.42 GiB, 1510060032 bytes, 2949336 sectors
    Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Thank you for your input. Ive read the fsck link. and have used it in the past but not from emergency mode.

    As for UEFI and BIOS, both machines refer to what I previously called BIOS as BIOS,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    I have spent much time trying to edit the boot menu but have been unable to.

    So, I decided I could try the Boot-Repair tool.

    This tool gave me a working grub with unbuntu and windows. Windows...
  21. [xubuntu] In emergency mode after installing windows and running Boot-Repair

    I have reinstalled windows thinking I could repair the boot but not so.



    0.8608431] Couldn get size:0x800000000000000e
    /dev.sda2: recovering journal
    /dev/sda2: clean 376538/1250928,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    "but you lose any changes you did make", I assume you mean to grub not the ubuntu OS.

    I looked at the entries you suggested:



    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo efibootmgr -v
    BootCurrent: 0003...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Now I am really in a pickle, can't get into windows or ubuntu. However I know I can change the boot order to get windows back and in the extreme, reinstall a fresh ubuntu, losing my previous hard...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Using the third party tool I booted xubuntu into emergency mode.

    I am loath to ask for help in this thread so will go try to find where to go from here so as not to risk messing up.

    Thank you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ efibootmgr
    BootCurrent: 0003
    Timeout: 0 seconds
    BootOrder: 2001,0004,0002,2003,2002
    Boot0000* Realtek PXE
    Boot0001* Realtek PXE
    Boot0002* ubuntu
    Boot0003* EFI USB Device...
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