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  1. Re: Desktop icons remain hi-lighted/lit/on?

    Many thanks for going to that trouble. I'll do some experimenting with extensions.
  2. Re: Desktop icons remain hi-lighted/lit/on?

    Not sure which extention you mean - I'm no expert in these things ! I turned off Extensions and fiddled with the various DT settings, re-booting each time but to no avail.
    It would be interesting to...
  3. Re: Desktop icons remain hi-lighted/lit/on?

    Thanks for the replies. The Ubuntu version is 20.04LTS if that's what you meant.... along with the Gnome 3.63.3 desktop.
    It's not a big deal but if there's an easy solution, I'd appreciate it....
  4. Re: Desktop icons remain hi-lighted/lit/on?

    Is there any point in posting when a topic hasn't had any views after a week? Surely the question isn't that obscure !
  5. Desktop icons remain hi-lighted/lit/on?

    Now using 20.04 As title, DT icons remain hi-lighted until either another icon or a blank space on the DT is clicked on, similar to a folder !

    Is this normal behaviour for Files, that DT icons...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    Ok to tidy this thread up there were two problems.... which is confusing to say the least !

    1 ) The stand-alone 2.5" housing I was using was faulty, despite appearing to power up OK.
    2) The PSU...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    This is the final message following plugging the additional usb drive in.

    #dmesg

    [11908.752514] usb 3-8: new high-speed USB device number 26 using xhci_hcd
    [11908.901437] usb 3-8: New USB...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    Hi and thank you for that comprehensive explanation which I've made a note of. :-)

    I have Gparted installed and have used it in the past.
    My issue is that when I plug the SSD into a USB port...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    Many thanks for all the helpful advice.
    I now have another problem, in that it looks as if the DVD drive on the laptop has packed up. I have a replacement on the way.
    I admit that I did not see...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    ... and there was me hoping there'd be a simple answer ! For anyone who'd read this post, I've made a major edit.
    My desktop which I simply updated is using LVM. The laptop which I installed from...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    This is with the external usb drive plugged in - this is not the laptop. I shouldn't have involved two things at once !
    lsusb adds the line

    Bus 003 Device 014: ID 11b0:6298 ATECH FLASH...
  12. [SOLVED] How to mount an external drive on 20.04 ?

    Hi.
    I'd like to format several SSDs but when plugging any of them into a usb port, they appear in lsusb but not lsblk so I don't know how to mount them, if that's what's required?
    What should they...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Following update to 20.4 my desktop launchers no longer work

    Ok, I've finally sorted it out, well got it working following....
    https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-create-desktop-shortcut-launcher-on-ubuntu-20-04-focal-fossa-linux
    I selected Yelp.desktop, the...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Following update to 20.4 my desktop launchers no longer work

    Tweaks is installed but there is no Applications option, only Startup Applications. Whenever I do attempt to create a launcher, the 'Allow to launch' option is not there ! Having said that, I have a...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Following update to 20.4 my desktop launchers no longer work

    Thanks for the suggestion. I've made a note and when I give it another try, it may sort it. I'm kind of tempted to go for the clean install option !
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Following 20.04 upgrade - broken launchers

    Apologies for the repetition... it was the lack of views which puzzled me. I'm going to stick with what I've got for now. Thanks.
  17. [SOLVED] Following 20.04 upgrade - broken launchers

    A week ago I posted the following... it's had no reads and no replies. Why's that please? (I've modified it slightly !)

    'As per title I was offered this upgrade this morning and foolishly ...
  18. [SOLVED] Following update to 20.4 my desktop launchers no longer work

    As per title I was offered this upgrade this morning and foolishly accepted and now whilst most things seem OK. the launchers for various files and Moneydance no longer work, simply displaying the...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Canon Canoscan LiDE 120 scanner not working

    Well I tried Vuescan and it works ! :-) Thanks for that.

    I downloaded the version for the Canon LiDE 120 and installed it directly from the Download folder. It's icon appeared on the home...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Canon Canoscan LiDE 120 scanner not working

    That's OK, thanks for the pointers. I'll carry on digging around. In my case, it's not an essential. Cheers.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Canon Canoscan LiDE 120 scanner not working

    The Simplescan window opens with 'Ready to Scan', a little latter it adds Canon LiDE 120

    If I then click the 'Scan' button, the terminal shows.

    [bjnp] create_broadcast_socket: ERROR - bind...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Canon Canoscan LiDE 120 scanner not working

    Thanks for the reply

    Only when using the sudo command I get...

    found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x190e [CanoScan], chip=GL848+) at libusb:003:005
    found USB scanner...
  23. [SOLVED] Canon Canoscan LiDE 120 scanner not working

    Using 18.04

    I'm hoping I can get this working with Simplescan. When you plug it into a USB port, the scanner appears in Settings/Device Colour Profiles but there is no ON/OFF switch as with the...
  24. Re: Image for Linux - missing 32bit library when burning CD

    I take an image to an external HD of my one and only SSD drive, if I make a fairly significant change or about once a month.
    I am so confident in IFL, even if I make a minor slip-up, I will do a...
  25. Re: Image for Linux - missing 32bit library when burning CD

    More details to get IFL working on 64 bit machines, here.

    https://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=566
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