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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Problem with upgrade ubuntu from 21.04 to 21.10?

    A 100% pure Ubuntu would store the internet addresses of its repositories at /etc/apt/source.list. Lines in that file that have a hash ( # ) prefix are treated as comments and are not acted upon by...
  2. Re: How to create several partitions and tell ubuntu installer which one to install i

    As you have found out it is not possible to create a partition inside a partition. Years ago hard drives had a Master Boot Record (MBR) partitioning scheme. That MBR scheme only allowed four primary...
  3. Re: Gnome Vs others Virtual Desktops

    I go back to the days before desktop environments and before the mouse was invented. Everything was done using keyboard shortcuts. I still prefer Ctrl+c = Copy; Ctrl+v = Paste; Ctrl+x = Cut. Over the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome without bloatware in the cloud-conf configuration file

    Please explain what you mean by



    What is it that does not work? Does the server ISO image not install Ubuntu server? Or, is Ubuntu server installed but without Gnome Desktop? Or, is Gnome...
  5. New series of blog posts on Gaming on Ubuntu

    I do not play games but I thought that those who do might want to follow this series of blog posts just started by a Canonical engineer on the subject of Linux Gaming with Ubuntu Desktop Part 1:...
  6. Re: nee to input characters by number

    There is a screen keyboard that lets us type using mouse clicks. System Settings> Universal Access> Typing.

    Edit: This explains how to enter the Unicode of any particular character. See Code...
  7. [xubuntu] Re: Can NSO Pegasus infect my Xubuntu laptop

    I do not accept that statement. This forum has a link to a weekly news letter that lists all security vulnerabilities in Ubuntu versions that are still supported. See the heading Updates and Security...
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    Re: Problems with loss space

    Disk Analyzer is a Ubuntu app and you are running Ubuntu in a VM hosted by Windows 10. That means that Disk Analyzer is running on Ubuntu inside the VM. That is information that I was not clear...
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    Re: Problems with loss space

    I am uneducated about many things but there are a few things that I do not understand about this problem. Knowing the answers might shed some light on the situation allowing others to solve the...
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    Re: Ubuntu Desktop Autoinstall

    Not a chance! :)

    In the past I was able to keep up with the direction Ubuntu was being taken in. But not anymore. Canonical is going in so many directions and it is beyond my understanding to work...
  11. Re: Ubuntu 4.10 Virtualbox installation X server error

    My first install of Ubuntu 07.04 and so I do not know 04.10. Do you get the option to install non-free software? If you do get that option and tick it then the installer will fail to load a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Icon on menu bar 20.10

    Ubuntu 20.10 reached end of life 22 July 2021. The standard practice for end of life releases is for the repositories to be closed and moved to the old-releases server. That icon is possibly an...
  13. Re: Logging into desktop with bypassing desktop login screen

    What does the startx command do? The answers given on AskUbuntu might help you.

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/518454/what-does-startx-command-do

    Please keep in mind that the X-Server is close...
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    Re: Ubuntu Desktop Autoinstall

    I have no experience in this matter but it seems to me from a little reading that autoinstall is more of a Do It Yourself idea. A person would have to modify the autoinstall config and YAML documents...
  15. Re: Is there some place where there are planned changes for kubuntu 21.10 -> 22.04

    Why not dual boot with the development version? That is what I do. In this way I keep up to date with what is happening without risking my working install. I also think that 21.10 defaulted to...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Supermicro X9DRH-IF graphics card matrox G200ew

    Which version of Ubuntu did you install? For several years now work has been taking place on a replacement for the X-Server. We now have a video server based on a protocol called Wayland. With Ubuntu...
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    Re: Need Help Vs SSD or HDD

    If you buy a computer with Windows 11 preinstalled and you then try to install Ubuntu on it you will face exactly the same complications that you had to deal with when you installed Ubuntu on...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How can I tell which architecture I'm running?

    I would like to add a bit of clarification. When 64 bit CPUs were produced they were backwards compatible with the code of the 32 bit CPU. This meant that a 32 bit OS and applications could run on a...
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    Re: New to ubuntu install

    There is more than two editions of the Ubuntu distribution of Linux.

    Ubuntu Desktop has a desktop environment and a user interface that is point and click. It is appropriate for home/office type...
  20. Re: Is linux server Compatible with Gaming PC

    Perhaps you are thinking of having a Linux server machine networked to a Windows Gaming machine. That I should think is possible. But I doubt that a Windows operating system would be able to access...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Brownouts, Boot-Repair, and I, messed up reboot

    You are asking too many questions and giving too much history. First, be clear in your mind what you want to do. Write it down as a list of headings then then expand each heading with its own needed...
  22. Re: issue upgradeing from 16.04 LTS

    You have a repository for Skype. You should remove that repository. I do not think that a Ubuntu upgrade can upgrade Skype. It is also advisable to deactivate any PPAs.

    Look for Software and...
  23. Re: Software will say I've got updates but apt-get updates won't show any.

    If you update through Software Updater then Snap packaged applications will get automatically updated. But updating through the apt command does not update snap packaged applications.

    Regards
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    Re: New to networking

    Ubuntu comes with a desktop guide. In the side panel it is represented by a blue circle with a white question mark. It has a section called Network, Web and Email. It is detailed. To connect...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: getting rid of package (haproxy-1.6)

    My guess is that you have two PPA installed for haproxy You have PPA haproxy-1.6 and PPA haproxy-1.8 and the PPA for haproxy-1.6 is broken. It is unsupported by the developer. Remove the PPA for...
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