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  1. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    OK I ran the Terminal command and the Terminal output is below. It looks like it worked, but I tried running Software Updater after and it still seems stuck. I will restart the PC and see if that...
  2. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    AJ,

    I appreciate the advice you guys are giving me. If nothing else, I can update manually now using Terminal.

    Thanks,

    A.

    I am running this Lubuntu OS freestanding, it is not...
  3. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    I ran that command, it does not look like it did anything. The Terminal output is below. I was able to update manually via the terminal command a day or two ago. And the Software Updater said the...
  4. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    That seemed to largely work, because MUCH software was downloaded and installed. Now when I use the Software Updater, the Software that needs to be updated is much different than before.

    But the...
  5. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    It does a check first.

    A.
  6. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    deadflwr,

    When I try to use the Software Updater I keep getting the same list of software as before to be downloaded and installed. The downloading progress box looks like it is downloading for a...
  7. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    Hi Monkeybrain,

    I looked in other software and the ppa does not seem to be listed. But I looked for the ppa after I used Method 2 in the post I made above. I do not know if that would have made a...
  8. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    I tried to cure the problem by a Terminal Command with Method 2 here
    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1198312/sudo-apt-get-update-and-adding-a-repository-error

    and I ran sudo apt update in the...
  9. Re: Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    deadflowr,

    Here is the output:

    able@able-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510:~$ sudo apt-get update
    [sudo] password for able:
    Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
    Ign:2...
  10. Software updater apparently no longer works for Lubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    When the Software Updater comes up on the taskbar for a scheduled update and I click on it, I have been getting the same dialogue box listing the same software to be updated in attached Screenshot 1...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Can a pdf file be added to an already burned video DVD?

    Thanks to everybody. It looks like a pdf file cannot be added to an previously burned video DVD, but a pdf file can be added to a previously burned data DVD.

    I will mark this thread a SOLVED.

    A.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Is a virtualized Ubuntu with a Windows 10 host any more secure than Windows 10?

    Thanks to everybody. I think you answered my questions and I will mark this thread a SOLVED.

    A.
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Scanning a diabled friend's computer for viruses with Ubuntu-based antivrus/malwa

    Thanks to everybody for their replies. I did use some of the ideas suggested here, but in the end the problem turned out to be hardware: a failing hard drive. So the HDD has been replaced and I will...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Security of virtualized guest Ubuntu with Windows 10 host vs dual boot?

    I think you guys pretty much answered this, so I will mark as SOLVED.

    Thanks Fu and bunny,

    A.
  15. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    As it turned out my friend decided he wanted Windows 8, not Ubuntu on his machine for the time being. He is the typical Windows person who doesn't question things much. But I may use the information...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: How do I check my UEFI version using Ubuntu?

    Yes, as always Fred, you are correct. I did the install the other day and everything went fine. I did not need the Windows 8 Product key, it was entered automatically. But I thought that may have...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: How do I check my UEFI version using Ubuntu?

    Thanks Fred,

    I agree the UEFI must be higher than version 2 given the respective release dates of the BIOS and the version 2 UEFI given in my previous post. Just for other people's general...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How do I check my UEFI version using Ubuntu?

    Thanks Fred,

    The output with the unfiltered terminal command dmidecode is below under my initial. After searching the output below the only reference I can find to UEFI or EFI is "UEFI is...
  19. [SOLVED] How do I check my UEFI version using Ubuntu?

    I want to determine if a friend's PC is UEFI v.2+, that is UEFI version 2 or higher in order to make thumbdrive for installing Windows OS on a new SSD. I am presently running Xubuntu 18.04 LTS as a...
  20. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    Thank you Fred and Yancek,

    I like to understand what I am doing, so I greatly appreciate your advice, and I have started reading and increased my understanding. But sometimes a good/exhaustive...
  21. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    Thanks Fred,

    I think I get the idea, it looks like among other things, that the hard drive has to be formatted so that when the OS is actually installed on the drive the OS can interact with the...
  22. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    Thanks Yancek,

    I have done some computer programming years ago and I am comfortable thinking about these things, but I will have to educate myself regarding what you said in your most recent post....
  23. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    I just looked at Gparted and it recognizes the new hard drive, but that may be about all. See the attached photo of the screen under my initial below. It looks like there is one large unallocated...
  24. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    Thanks Warrior and Yancek,

    The drive is absolutely brand new, installed by me yesterday. It is a Samsung 860 EVO V-NAND SSD, 250GB, Model MZ-76E250. It is a friend's PC and we have been using the...
  25. Re: Installer error: could not unmount partitions in mount point cd/rom

    Hi Warrior,

    I selected one of the standard choices, I think it was automatic, and definitely not "something else." Other people have had this same problem, see for example this link , which says...
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