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  1. How to create several partitions and tell ubuntu installer which one to install in?

    I want to create several partitions using Disks and then tell the installer which partition to install Ubuntu into.

    I keep ending up wtih very strange partitions. Even two 1000 Gb partitions on a...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get past edubuntu artwork installation error to install anything else

    It's fixed. i did

    sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/[package_name].*
    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get update


    and then
  3. [SOLVED] Can't get past edubuntu artwork installation error to install anything else

    I ran into some kind of problem using the Synaptic package manager to install Edubuntu-artwork. Now I'm not able to install anything else. Every time I try to install anything, it tries to remove...
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    Re: Can't extract tar.bz2 file

    Get ready for it was an html file. I was supposed to go there to get the actual file. This in a list of the actual files, mind.
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    Can't extract tar.bz2 file

    I made the following efforts to extract libdvdcss-1.4.3.tar.bz2 . It keeps insisting it isn't a tar. bz2 file. What in the world else would it be. How do I extract it?

    I really don't get how...
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    Re: Gnome tweaks Shell has exclamation point

    Ha, ha, I actually thought that was enough information. I thought it would get an appropriate snort at my silly question.

    First to do any of it you have to install gnome-tweaks, it doesn't...
  7. Dymo label printer printing 1/3 label and tearing early since Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

    My DYMO LabelWriter 450 Turbo worked perfectly in Ubuntu 18.04, but since I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04, it consistently prints 1/3 of the label and spits out 3/4 of the label, tearing off 3/4 of the...
  8. Re: How do I get rid of activities bar at bottom of screen in Ubuntu 20.04?

    I figured this out. In Extensions in Tweaks I had enabled "Window list" because somehow I thought a window list at the bottom of the screen might be a good idea. It's gone now.

    Honestly,...
  9. How do I get rid of activities bar at bottom of screen in Ubuntu 20.04?

    I just upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. I did the same thing on my computer at work and this problem did not occur.

    See photo below. There's a big ugly black bar at the bottom of my...
  10. Which version of latest dymo driver do I actually want to install?

    Two download sites offer 50 million versions of the latest dymo printer driver.

    I have a Dell 790 desktop, 64 bit i5 processor running Ubuntu 20. I'm pretty sure it's using an Intel processor,...
  11. Installed Kubuntu in Ubuntu 20.04 and it doesn't work

    I just upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. The result is ugly.

    So I then installed Kubuntu desktop by using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop.

    It went through a great long thing...
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    Re: Gnome tweaks Shell has exclamation point

    Never mind. I found the answer. Something about enable themes.
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    Gnome tweaks Shell has exclamation point

    I just upgraded to 20.04, and in Gnome Tweaks, Shell has no options but shows a black triangle with an exclamation point. See screenshot. What is the reason and how do I fix it?

    Thanks!

    Dora...
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    Re: How do I change my theme

    Actually the reason why I wanted to change the screen only appears when a window takes up all the verticle space between dock and activities bar. They turn dark. Otherwise they're transparent like...
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    Re: How do I change my theme

    Here is the contents of the folder Breeze-Chameleon Light in my themes folder.

    In which folder would I find the actual themes, if there are any? It is a complex theme, you can select stuff.
    ...
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    How do I change my theme

    I am having trouble changing my theme in Gnome in Ubuntu 18.04.

    I downloaded a theme and extracted it in my downloads folder. I opened Terminal and typed sudo nautilus and got Nautilus with root...
  17. Re: I have installation instructions that are written in Greek

    Thanks! I bet I had an actual equal sign when I used it. It didn't seem to work though.

    Won't be testing it - it suddenly occurred to me all I had to do was boot into Windows. Works...
  18. I have installation instructions that are written in Greek

    I need to put memtest86 on a usb drive.

    Here are the instructions.

    1. Download the MemTest86 USB image.
    2. Unzip the package (unzip memtest86-usb.zip). An image file and a readme.txt file will...
  19. Re: Contradictory instructions: How do I actually install this driver?

    I've installed the driver at home but not tested it as adapter is on the computer I actually need to use it on at work.

    If anyone should refer to this discussion to install the older series...
  20. Re: Contradictory instructions: How do I actually install this driver?

    What an idea. But the only wireless adapter that Amazon reviews say actually don't need a driver installed in Ubuntu have speed 150 mbps on the 2.4 channel.
  21. Re: Contradictory instructions: How do I actually install this driver?

    Thanks - what does the line '''sh mean? It appears all three times I have it in the instructions copied from github. Does it mean anything at all or is it just a placeholder?

    I need to know...
  22. Contradictory instructions: How do I actually install this driver?

    I have three different sets of instructions on how to install the driver for a usb adapter.

    Note that the location and name of the file differ a lot. And it would help to know what to call it...
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    How to install software from flash drive

    I need to install a usb wireless driver on a computer that does not have other access to the internet.

    I need to install the driver itself, which is cloned from github, git, and...
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    HP printer no system tray error

    I want to know why I'm getting a no system tray error when I open the HP printer GUI?

    I am not getting the error on booting up my system, because in the course of managing to install I saw that...
  25. Samsung printer suddenly prints gibberish

    I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, and a Samsung M270 printer. I am using the drivers for that printer downloaded from the Samsung web site.

    I was printing letters. One printed perfectly. The other...
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