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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Thanks for that further info, oldfred. ;)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Update: fixed ... I think. A simple oversight on my part so sorry to waste everyone's time. Would have been nigh on impossible for anyone else to guess this was the cause from the info given.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Apologies for the belated reply and thanks for the input all. I couldn't seem to login to the forums for a day, even though staff tell me it looked like I was logged in from their end.

    In any...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    @ubfan1: Thanks for the suggestion. Removed 0003 with 'efibootmgr -b 0003 -B' to no avail. Made no difference, although when I run efibootmgr now, the 0003 entry is no longer there. The following is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Hi 1fallen. ;)

    Thanks for that. Before I try it, do you mean I enter "efipartition" or /dev/sda2, my existing "efipartition"?

    Just checking.

    PS: I trying all this from a Boot Repair USB.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Thanks for that, Oldfred.

    I booted from the Boot Repair USB, opened a terminal and


    sudo dosfsck -t -a -w /dev/sda2

    but unfortunately it didn't seem to do much because when I boot Ubuntu,...
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    [SOLVED] Locked-ESP detected, can't boot Ubuntu

    Hi all,

    I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 16.04.6 installed on an SSD (/dev/sda) in EFI mode, 'secure boot' off in BIOS. All has been working fine for years. The computer is used as a DAW (Digital...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: No internet after upgrade 16.04 > 18.04

    This did it.

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/907246/how-to-disable-systemd-resolved-in-ubuntu/907249#907249

    I'd been comparing various files I thought might be relevant on the online machine...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: No internet after upgrade 16.04 > 18.04

    Bumpity.

    Wouldn't normally so soon, but friend needs computer for work. Will have another go at it tomorrow morning then, failing a fix, will be doing a clean install of 18.04 and crossing my...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: No internet after upgrade 16.04 > 18.04

    Just going to add to this thread as I discover things in the hopes it might spark a fire for someone. When I run


    systemd-resolve --status

    on the misbehaving machine, it shows no DNS servers...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: No internet after upgrade 16.04 > 18.04

    This fixes it temporarily: using the solution in the last post here from Eftychia Thomaidou (thanks, Eftychia).
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  12. [SOLVED] No internet after upgrade 16.04 > 18.04

    Hi all,

    Pretty much as the title says. No internet after online upgrade from Xubuntu-core 16.04 > 18.04 (not clean install of 18.04). Doing this for a friend and the machine has no bells and...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Unknown driver "alsa": Jack/ALSA no longer playing nice suddenly

    Thanks for your input, Claus7, but fixed. I still have absolutely no idea how jack broke in the first place, but in the process of trying to fix it, I uninstalled jack from the repos, downloaded jack...
  14. [SOLVED] Unknown driver "alsa": Jack/ALSA no longer playing nice suddenly

    Hi all,

    Firstly, using Xubuntu-core 16.04 and working on audio with Bitwig Studio. For hardware, I have an old Hoontech DSP24 eight channel audio interface. It's great and working fine. The card...
  15. Re: old Ubuntu laptop HDD in new Dell Inspiron 7567

    Run boot repair and that will fix the grub. See the Boot Repair link in my signature at the bottom of this post (last link, first line of signature).

    (Boot your machine however you need to and...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of Ubuntu will not continue after reset - stuck on GNU GRUB

    Welcome Abigail. That message at the end should say 'remove USB or install disk then restart', or words to that effect. Unless something's changed in

    Sounds like you're not removing the install...
  17. Re: Like to Install 64 bit Ubunto Server 16.04.3 to try it out without damaging Win7

    You are aware that the server version is just that; a server version. There is no desktop environment. Once installed, you will be looking at a CLI, like a giant terminal the full size of your...
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    Re: permission denied

    I repeat: are you following a tutorial or how-to to do this and if so, please post a link to it. We are flying a little blind here. :)
  19. [kubuntu] Re: Unable to correct very small screen wit 800x600 resolution only

    This link might shed some light.
  20. Re: Troubleshooting Hardware via Terminal

    You possibly alreadly use it, but smartmontools will get you somewhere with hard drives. Have a look here if you don't use it.
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    Re: permission denied

    Welcome. Are you following a tutorial or 'how-to' to do this? If so, please post a link to it here.

    Also, please let us know which Ubuntu release and flavour you are running. This link is older as...
  22. Re: Netgear N300 Wireless USB Adapter WNA3100

    Welcome.



    Linux what? Ubuntu? Which release (16.04 LTS, 17.10, etc.) and which flavour (Xubuntu, Ubuntu, Kubuntu or something else)?

    For a start, forget the wireless dongle install DVD....
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    Re: Unity vs GNOME vs Xfce

    Too much bloat, at least for me. Why do you need all that other stuff if you essentially want to use xfce4?



    Xubuntu-core drags in things you don't want but there's not a heap of stuff you...
  24. Re: wild Linux sightings and your Linux story

    You'll get more responses if you use paragraphs and correct grammar so people can read your post more easily (or be bothered to). :)

    You'll notice that in some episodes of the English comedy, 'The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The adventure goes on - Skype

    Is this 8.9.0.1? I have that installed, the latest Skype for Linux version, and, while I have read about this issue, it doesn't effect me. What does effect me, and I would assume all Linux users as...
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