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    Re: what is your flavor?

    Unity or Gnome both require decent hardware to run either of these resource hungry interfaces.

    I've no complaints with either of them I guess it all depends to what a user is used to.
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    I personally like Lubuntu 20.04 and for the most installs / updates / works OOTB and have noticed a few minor quirks here and there and figure the next point release will clear those quirks up.

    I...
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    Re: what is your flavor?

    Ubuntu
    Lubuntu

    LXLE
    https://lxle.net/
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    Re: My preference for Covid protection

    The Wife and I go very few places these days.

    We're retired and staying home isn't a chore for us.

    We do miss going to our usual places we used to go however we understand the importance of...
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    Re: [20.04] Ubuntu Updates

    OK I'll take a shot.

    Some users as myself like to manually do things and don't rely or want to rely on automation.

    First thing I do when I go to my computer is to run updates and see if any...
  6. Poll: Re: Should I upgrade my ubuntu desktop version from 18.04 to 20.04 ?

    I second a clean install over an upgrade.

    Buy a cheap SSD and install Ubuntu 20.04 on it that way if you don't like it or it has some issues you can always put the Ubuntu 18.04 drive back in.

    I...
  7. [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu 18.04: Updating to Linux 4.15.0-108-generic (x86_64) caused boot issue

    I've used Lubuntu since the days of Lubuntu 14.04 and have had the same thing happen more than once after kernel updates.

    I never figured out what happened or why it happens it just seems to...
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    I looked at the link you posted from 2009 however over the years many new developments and changes come about and therefore what once was no longer seems to work and changes are made.

    As we...
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    Re: Anyone else have this problem?

    All of the time as my fur ball wants to help me type even when I'm not needing to type.

    Ya gotta love um. ;)
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    I use the Ubuntu Forum "Ubuntu Community" tab and its always sent me to the link below.

    https://lubuntu.me/downloads/
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    Re: Thanks, Everyone!

    I rarely experience problems with Ubuntu or it's official flavors.

    When I do experience problems I usually find a solution to my problem by a quick search of the forums.

    There is a wealth of...
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    Perhaps this will explain.

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2360662

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2438521
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    Don't take me the wrong way Kubuntu is an awesome distro for users who like the eye candy and its features.

    I don't care for all of the many different settings that all lead to the same place and...
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    The link you posted is no longer an official Lubuntu supported link.


    I've tried Kubuntu many different versions and not impressed.
    If you like Kubuntu 20.04 better than Lubuntu 20.04 Cool use...
  15. Thread: Days of Yore

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    Re: Days of Yore

    "Ubuntu forums" is good and I always seem to find a solution already posted for the problem I'm having.:)
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    OMG.

    Perhaps you should straighten out the developers.

    https://lubuntu.me/
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    I don't hold much faith in magazine type reviews.

    A lot of users seem to have a lot of problems with Lubuntu 20.04 on their computers.

    I'm happily running Lubuntu 20.04 on 12 year old and 13...
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    Please don't take this the wrong way.

    What is so major to set up in Linux.
    LXLE Distro does most of the set up for you OOTB although you may want / need to tweak a setting or two.


    As already...
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    Re: I dont understand

    A good read.

    http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
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    Re: google under attack?

    No problems here with gmail or Firefox.
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    Re: Days of Yore

    Hello deadflowr,

    Thanks for the command.

    I did install the additional software through Synaptic Package Manager.

    I ran snap list and here's the output it doesn't look like any Snaps are...
  22. Thread: Days of Yore

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    Re: Days of Yore

    FWIW.

    I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 on a 2013 Dell Optiplex XE desktop and the install and updates and the additional software all from the Ubuntu repository went without a hitch...
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    Re: Days of Yore

    I started with Debian Wheezy and Ubuntu 14.04 and used desktops that had Intel Pentium 4 processors and Intel integrated graphics adapters and everything installed and worked OOTB.

    I've had...
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    Re: dumb,dumber,dumbest

    The Wife complains about the exact same thing and hates using Office 365 and really misses Office 2010 which she was used to.

    I don't use Windows 10 or Office 365 much so I don't notice any...
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    Re: Lubuntu just got worse

    @rdh61

    Here's my suggestion.

    If LXDE is what you really want and what really works than download this and install this.

    LXLE based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and uses LXDE user interface and...
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