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  1. [SOLVED] Re: How to build a desktop shortcut / multiple firefox profiles

    I'm not familiar with Pop OS but if you are using Nautilus/Gnome, the links below should help. If you want a desktop icon, it does need a .desktop extension. This is all expained in the links...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Formatted ssd containing grub. How to install grub on other ssd?

    I'm sure you understand now that In situations like this, the standard procedure would be to boot into the OS you want to keep and install Grub to the device the OS is on.. . With UEFI and Legacy...
  3. Re: hi, I am struggling to use my ubunut on a usb, on my parents laptop.

    I have 2 HP laptops. On both, I need to tap the Esc key to get options. In your case, you should have a Boot Options (F9 key) to make a one time change to boot the usb. Do you see that option? ...
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    Re: Trouble installing "any" ubuntu

    That is not an error message it is just informing you of what the installer is doing which is the default for Ubuntu, creating an ext4 filesystem for the / (root) of the system.

    The final...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: cannot boot usb stick in Acer D17ES Aspire TC-1660

    Some newer Acer machines require that a Supervisor Password be set in the BIOS and Trust be enabled before one can install another OS. You might check your manual orsee if you can find it online. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning like Windows

    Back in the 1970's, it was common to name the hard drive C because, as you said, most computers at that time came with 2 floppy drives (A and B) and often had no hard drive so when there was a hard...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning like Windows

    If you understand that "mounting" simply means to "make accessible", things will be a lot simpler for you. Windows "mounts" partitions also they just don't use the terminology.

    If you want to put...
  8. Thread: Move files

    by yancek

    Re: Move files

    You would first need to determine the mount location of the USB. Mount meaning 'accessible' and this is generally under /media/username. A simple way to do this is to look at the directory...
  9. [xubuntu] Re: can't mount linuxmint partition in xubuntu

    What search bar are you referring to? There are numerous sites with explanations/tutorials on how to mount a partition for access such as the link below.
  10. Re: Hardisks seem as media rather than part of system

    The media directory shows non-system or removable media and the user name is the user logged in to access it. If you had another user and logged in as that user to access media drives, the different...
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    Re: Booting from flash drive

    Posting information as requested above (Make, model, mfr) of the computer would be a good start, i.e. HP, Dell, Toshiba,etc. If it's not any major manufacturer, then you need to post the motherboard...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Full install on USB not finding network card

    Why don't you post the out put of the commands you refer to in you initial post, someone might have a suggestion.
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    I doubt any of the distributions you have listed are capable of being booted from a usb. I've never used PLOP boot manager suggested above, but that might be worth looking into. The first release...
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    Re: installation Problems

    Just a suggestion as 21.10 is a short term release. If your20.04 is currently functioning, you might wait untl April when 22.04 (LTS) is released.
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    [all variants] Re: When booting "Must load kernel first"

    How did you install windows 11? Was it an upgrade somehow from windows 10? Did you download a windows 11 iso and boot/install it from a DVD/USB?
    Is ths drive on which you have the current...
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    Re: Boot bypassing grub and going to windows

    I have two HP laptops and have been unable to use efibootmgr to make any changes in the BIOS although it is simple enough to do manually with the arrow and F5/F6 keys in the BIOS. It seems very...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    iF THE other suggestions above don't work for you, post the menuentries you see in isolinux.cfg ot txt.cfg. Not sure which file is used. Maybe someone can figure out how to modify it to work with...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    You need to look at the isolinux directory where you have mounted the iso. There are a number of files there which are similar to the grub.cfg file such as isolinux.cfg, txt.cfg. I don't know what...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    One thing I have learned is that options appended in isolinux on the initrd line go on the linux (kernel) line in Grub. Good luck.
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    I'm not sure what you are using to get the image in your last post. The image shows unallocated space which is what you would use to create a new partitiion of 650+mb size. Simpler to create a Linux...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    Maybe the link below will be more helpful. Loop mount the iso after creating a mount point for it. If you want to boot from the iso, you should create a partition at least the size of the iso file...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Move home to new partition

    Read the instructions in the link, you create it. media is a default directory under / (root of the filesystem) so if you run the command suggested under numbr 4 on thqt site, you create the the...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    Well, I see the image in your last post mentions 'ventoy' so I guess you are still trying to boot 5.04 from a usb, correct?
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems with distro

    Which release of windows were or are you using? Also, which Lubuntu/Xubuntu? Are the Lubuntu/Xubuntu version(s) you have still supported?Are you trying to open a remote application FROM...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Creating bootable USB to install Ubuntu 5.04

    The frugal install method for unetbootin should create/add a menuentry to grub.cfg on your installed system (16.04) if you create a FAT32 formatted partition on your hard drive. I don't know that it...
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