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  1. [ubuntu] Re: 20.04 Ubuntu Background image is hiding new windows opened by programs

    It's difficult to offer concrete advice because your situation is impossible to reproduce.
    I think that you need to start from a very clean slate including your /home/user settings.

    Suggestion
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  2. [ubuntu] Re: Chopy & poor performance 21.04 vs 21.10 - Dell i3 2nd Gen

    Did you not consider Ubuntu (or flavour) 20.04 LTS?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: 20.04 Ubuntu Background image is hiding new windows opened by programs

    Your screenshot in Post 5 does not look like a regular iteration of Gnome.
    Have you made many adjustments and/or theme changes?
    You mentioned that you have your /Home on a separate partition,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 21.10 Installation Failed to Find SSD Partition

    Having deleted the target partition, then the installer would not be able to install into a non-existent partition.
    You have to create a partition and then select it so that the installer can...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 21.10 Installation Failed to Find SSD Partition

    Ubuntu 20.10 is now unsupported (end of life).

    Did you mean Ubuntu 21.10?
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    Re: Dualboot WITHOUT Grub??

    You may be able to de-activate the nvme Windows drive in your UEFI settings.

    Device > PCI (or similar as attachment)
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    Re: Dualboot WITHOUT Grub??

    Your intention to keep Ubuntu and Windows 11 separate is a sound choice.
    Here is a little check list:-

    De-activate, disconnect, isolate or physically remove existing Windows OS drive so that only...
  8. Re: Lost Firefox bookmarks after upgrading to 21.10

    You can still import your bookmarks into the new Firefox snap version.

    History > Show All History > Import and Backup > Restore > Choose File
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Freeze after sometime

    Recent Ubuntu versions create a swap file instead of a swap partition.

    edited@edited:/$ ls
    bin dev lib libx32 mnt root snap sys var
    boot etc lib32 lost+found opt ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Freeze after sometime

    Yes, there is, however, precise instructions depend on how many systems and kernels you have.

    You have to edit /etc/default/grub (with elevated privileges)

    sudo nano /etc/default/grub
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  11. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Shelle Extensions not working on 21.10

    You cannot close the thread without moderator intervention.

    It is better to mark the thread as solved so that other users can benefit from the advice offered.
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  12. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Shelle Extensions not working on 21.10

    I assume that you are using Firefox to organise your extensions?
    Firefox in Ubuntu 21.10 is a snap package and does not currently allow you to install and manage gnome-extensions.
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    Re: Hard drive about to die

    From this comment, the implication is that you haven't backed up your data recently?

    Therefore, boot into a live session and back up to another device?

    With daily external back-ups, you can...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Air vs Grub and Windows - Cannot boot up Windows

    You haven't yet replied to this suggestion from oldfred in post 5?

    If it did not boot Windows 10, any error messages?
  15. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Air vs Grub and Windows - Cannot boot up Windows

    When you first installed Windows, was it version 10?

    Did you use Windows tools to create the free space for Ubuntu?

    Did you run Windows chkdsk after creating free space?
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    [SOLVED] Re: i3 no windows, no menu

    Plenty of information in the user's guide https://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html#_using_i3
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Freeze after sometime

    In post 24, your image shows that you have a lot of Desktop icons.
    In the link https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/nautilus/-/issues/233 kindly supplied by dragonfly41, there is the comment


    Have you...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Air vs Grub and Windows - Cannot boot up Windows

    After you have booted into Ubuntu and, assuming that rEFInd was installed successfully, you can set it as default EFI boot option

    refind-mkdefault
    Here is the description of this instruction...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Libreoiffice 6.4.7.2 EOL libreoffice PPA doesn't work

    snap find libreoffice
    This will only find the software in the snap-store.
    It will not install it unless you run

    sudo snap install libreoffice

    Whoops - a bit too slow
  20. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Air vs Grub and Windows - Cannot boot up Windows

    If you have removed rEFInd, you can install it again from the Ubuntu universe repo.

    sudo apt install refind
    Alternatively, you can make a USB device, which can simply contain the rEFInd software....
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Adding Firefox favorites to another machine

    Firefox > History > Show All History > Import and Backup
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving to Ubuntu from Windows

    Live Ubuntu sessions are very informative, are they not? ;)
    Many Windows users have never experienced this because it is not possible to Try Windows in a similar way.

    Live session is generally...
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    Re: Format HP Laptop for Ubuntu

    This is a good reminder.

    When you have booted into a live Lubuntu session, you can double-check if you are in UEFI mode by entering this in a terminal

    [ -d /sys/firmware/efi ] && echo "UEFI...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Freeze after sometime

    It's a hidden file in your user directory.
    You may need to check the box in your file manager Show Hidden Files
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    [SOLVED] Re: Back Up Data to 12 TB Drive Failed

    That's good news.

    Assuming that you have reached a satisfactory result, you can mark the thread as solved.
    It helps other users with similar problems.
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