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  1. [ubuntu] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    I use Displayport for only one computer. The former computers connected via VGA were old desktop computers, and I sent them to the recycling station.

    I have not tested any HDMI KVM switch, so I...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: can't boot to live usb while connected to a kvm switch

    For several years I used a KVM switch (for VGA video plus audio), and I had no problems with booting from USB and no problems with audio (at least no problems, that I could blame on the KVM...
  3. Thread: No GUI desktop

    by sudodus
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    Re: No GUI desktop

    Please explain what you have and what you did to get what you have.

    'the LM icon in the center' indicates that you have Linux Mint and not Ubuntu. It you have a mixture of the two operating...
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    Re: Laptop buying help

    If you would be satisfied with a refurbished (second-hand) laptop, Dell Precision M4800 is an alternative with 4 USB ports. One of them is an eSATA/USB 2.0 port.

    I checked some new Precision...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Copying files from Ubuntu HDD to Windows HDD

    I suggest that you boot into Windows and shrink the size of its partition, usually seen as C:

    Then boot into Ubuntu, install gparted and use it to use the now unallocated (free) drive space to...
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    Re: Two questions from a shell noob

    1. A typical command that you use in the shellscript will wait for your manual intervention. And the shellscript will wait for the command to finish (unless you put it into background with a &...
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    Re: Is this a bug in 21.10 ?

    I suggest that you try Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. It is more debugged and polished, and has a much longer life (supported until April 2025 while 21.10 is only supported for 9 months. And I know that 20.04.3...
  8. Thread: Inspired

    by sudodus
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    Re: Inspired

    Congratulations MAFoElffen,

    I tested the current system-info script, and found no problem. I hope and think that we can use the current version for a long time - unless someone [else] finds a bug...
  9. Re: Looking for a new laptop and a move over to Ubuntu in the Uk

    You should also consider a refurbished enterprise class laptop (Dell, HP, Lenovo), maybe 3 years old. Such a computer will give you a lot of computing power for the money compared to a new one. And...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: WSL 2 Ubuntu - Running GUI Programs from an Existing Ubuntu Installation

    - In my WSL xhosts exists and it works according to this link.

    - In my WSL I can run



    $ echo $DISPLAY
    :0
  11. [ubuntu] Re: WSL 2 Ubuntu - Running GUI Programs from an Existing Ubuntu Installation

    Did you try with xhost and DISPLAY?
  12. [ubuntu] Re: WSL 2 Ubuntu - Running GUI Programs from an Existing Ubuntu Installation

    Maybe it helps with xhost and/or to set the DISPLAY variable?
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @oygle,

    When that Probook is without a screen, but there is an external monitor, it is possible that Kubuntu 'thinks' that there is still an internal screen and sends options/functions/menus into...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @oygle,

    Are you talking about the following two options in an mkusb menu,

    - Cloning iso file, [compressed] image file or device

    - 'Live-only' or linux installer from iso file

    and their...
  15. Re: Mount Additionnal Drive at Startup from Persistent USB Key Boot.

    You can create a small shellscript and make a desktop file for it and put the desktop file into the directory 'autostart',



    ~/.config/autostart


    This shellscript will run when the desktop...
  16. [all variants] Re: rsync - restricted backup - include files failure

    Thanks for sharing your solution :-)
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Dell Inspiron 3891 won't boot Linux Live DVD or USB

    Next time you'll spend $400 on a refurbished enterprise class computer, and your chances to succeed with Ubuntu will be much better.
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal issues

    Good catch @dragonfly41 :KS
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal issues

    The major slowdown may be caused by some old cruft from 20.04.3 that should not be there in 21.04, and it is probably difficult to find. I suggest that you restore to 20.04.3 from backup. But before...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Dell Inspiron 3891 won't boot Linux Live DVD or USB

    Strange that Dell has abandoned Linux :-( I have some older Dell systems, that are very willing to boot via F12 and the temporary menu both in UEFI mode and BIOS mode (legacy mode).

    Maybe you can...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Bootable USB for Windows 10 using UNetbootin

    In Ubuntu 21.04 you can install mkusb, which can create a Windows installer into a USB drive of at least 8 GB. See this link

    mkusb - tool to create boot drives

    It works will all current...
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal issues

    I guess sakura did not solve the problem, otherwise you would have told us.

    Please try with the same version, 20.04.3 LTS of Lubuntu and Xubuntu. Try them live, booted from USB (without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal issues

    Are you willing to try some other terminal emulator, for example



    sakura
  24. Thread: rsync options

    by sudodus
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    [all variants] Re: rsync options

    I suggest that you exclude the B and C files, and test it first with the option n 'dry run' to check that you get what you want.



    sync -avzn --exclude={B.gz,C.gz} name@adress:~/folder/0.0* ./
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't boot rasbery pi from USB

    Sounds good that you used Raspberry Pi imager.

    You could check the adapter if you overwrite the RPi image with an Ubuntu amd64 iso file for a computer and try to boot your computer from it. Try...
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