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  1. Re: Cannot Boot To Windows 10 After Re-installing Ubuntu

    Did you boot the installation disk in bios or UEFI mode?

    I am doing some experiments to get my understanding of how UEFI and secure boot UEFI work in Windows and Linux.

    My friend would like to...
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    Re: Chrome Update Support

    Perhaps they are somewhat testing the water here. The message(s) upon Chrome open actually occur on a 64 bit system x86_64 build.

    Well then let us cooperate ... ...
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    Chrome Update Support

    After I updated Ubuntu 12.04 got a pop up note when I opened Chrome talking about soon pending end of support. Quick search yielded this:

    From:...
  4. Thread: UEFI trials

    by Tod Merley
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    Re: UEFI trials

    I hope to make full use of all of the responses to this thread but seem to be good to respond to only one post a day even though the information has likely sent me on a quest to “learn and try” as I...
  5. Thread: UEFI trials

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    Re: UEFI trials

    Thank you very much for the response.



    I did a bit of poking around in one of them (probably the one where the certs are):

    tod@tod-HP2000:/media/tod$ sudo mkdir EFI
    /media/tod$ sudo mount...
  6. Re: Booting Ubuntu from a Live USB Stick problems

    Also you might have better luck to install Ubuntu to the drive. I like to use gparted to shrink the existing partition from the back leaving the front of the drive untouched. You will often see...
  7. Re: Booting Ubuntu from a Live USB Stick problems

    Not all flash drives allow booting. You might try another drive.
  8. Thread: UEFI trials

    by Tod Merley
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    Re: UEFI trials

    [Dennis N. wrote:]Interesting observations. I'm not clear what you mean by 'key'.[end quote]

    At this point I am not sure as well. I think I am talking about the security certificate which is used...
  9. Thread: UEFI trials

    by Tod Merley
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    UEFI trials

    A friend of mine would like to be able to boot Ubuntu from flash drive onto a Lenovo Yoga running W10. This did not seem like a good idea to me but I have never tried it so...

    I rotate my older...
  10. Re: SSD Partitioning Q for UEFI-Only Install

    I only know what I recently did. Note that regarding the hardware[1] a 120GB SSD was changed out for the original drive about a year into service.

    With the bios set to factory defaults (secure...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't boot

    Hi Petrovic!

    There is a folder /var/log which may contain a file "installer" or similar with a record of the install and why it failed. I have never actually experimented with this so I do not...
  12. Thread: "Nice"

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    [ubuntu] Re: "Nice"

    Hi Peter!

    Your friend is correct. The command in a terminal "man nice" will show the manual for the command "nice".

    "Nice" is used to set the priority of a program running in Linux. I use it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: When you open my laptop

    Hi Ponrocket!

    My laptop is off for the night, but I do know that many events are logged in /var/log (various files there - such as "messages"). Many may be used when the laptop is opened.

    I...
  14. Thread: help please

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    [ubuntu] Re: help please

    Hi anotherconfused1,

    XP and Linux on the same hard drive - my oh my - not for the beginner I think.

    At this point you simply need to not panic.

    If you really need to dual boot Ubuntu/XP I...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Sigh. Help with root permissions, please...

    Hi Eric,

    The others have helped you well with "gksudo nautilus".

    In terms of finding the applications I use three tricks -

    1. If you drag a launcher from the Applications,(NOT-Places -...
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