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  1. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS takes longer time than Windows 10 in starting

    on win10 atm and was curious ,so closed all applications and hit restart...it took a hole 5.5 min before i could do anything again...yikes
    before when i had xubuntu on this same machine , a restart...
  2. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS takes longer time than Windows 10 in starting

    what i've noticed with win10 ,it seems like it starts up quick ,the desktop will appear ,but try clicking on anything right away and nothing happens.
    it's like it's still busy starting up for a...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    :mrgreen:
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    constant freezes suddenly after 2-3 months of no issues .(multiple occasions multiple ubuntu based distros)
    got to the point that i reverted to win10...
    shoot me lol, but win10 actually works 100s
  5. Re: I wish I had never been introduced to computers...

    lol the Tulsa question was for the OP.
    just that some years ago i used to sorta know/talk to a guy on a site called mocospace, that had these behaviour/symptoms, kinda sounded just like the OP....
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    Re: Norton 360 Now Comes With A Cryptominer

    https://global.techradar.com/en-za/news/yet-another-major-antivirus-now-bundled-with-a-cryptominer
    is this like getting to be a trend now lol
    at least it seems to be off by default ?
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    Re: Trouble installing "any" ubuntu

    is this a ubuntu install alone , or installing next to windows?
    usually i just let the installer take care of partitioning , i don't mess around with creating partitions 1st.
    at installation where...
  8. Re: Why are computers are so expensive, more expensive than a smartphone?

    i guess the same reason a motor vehicle is more expensive than a bicycle ?
  9. Re: I wish I had never been introduced to computers...

    you from Tulsa , Oklahoma ?
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    Re: Booting from flash drive

    before trying to boot from flashdrive , first search how to get into your BIOS depending what PC you have .
    then before inserting the flashdrive ,get into BIOS and change boot sequence so flash/usb...
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    Re: Google search issue

    https://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2020/11/17/website-visibility

    https://www.voog.com/support/seo/getting-your-website-to-appear-in-google-and-bing

    plus about million similar links...

    good...
  12. Thread: Happy New Year.

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    Re: Happy New Year.

    ya happy new year from south africa too
    just got home from the party , eating my "supper"
    ](*,)
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    Re: Run Windows 10 or 11.

    from your post #1 ... all i can recommend is to to stick to windows .
  14. Thread: show grub at boot

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    [xubuntu] Re: show grub at boot

    ok well i tried everything suggested + just about all the info i could find on the webs , it still freezes all the time now .
    i'm done doing fresh installs and whatnots.
    so , sad as it is for me ,...
  15. Thread: show grub at boot

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    [xubuntu] Re: show grub at boot

    nope , it stays stationary in one spot
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    [xubuntu] Re: show grub at boot

    thanks for trying to help, but i'm not sure i understand?
    i thought i did update grub settings , i saved it , the changes showed .
    then i ran update grub .
    when i changed to nomodeset , my...
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    Re: Evolution instead of Thunderbird

    dude?
    who's that?
  18. Thread: show grub at boot

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    [xubuntu] Re: show grub at boot

    ok wait , only place i saw "quiet splash" now was in the grub setting (sudoedit /etc/default/grub)
    so edited it to "quiet splash nomodeset" and updated grub and restart.
    then my display was HUGE......
  19. Thread: Word association

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    Re: Word association

    fail
  20. Thread: show grub at boot

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    [xubuntu] Re: show grub at boot

    i don't know how to check hardware issues, my thinking is why would it work fine a couple months then starts with freezes?
    every time it starts freezing i would do a fresh install and it'll work...
  21. Thread: show grub at boot

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    [xubuntu] show grub at boot

    so after all my desktop started to freeze again after about 3months of no problem. iv'e read somewhere that changing in grub the splash screen to nomodeset seems to work.
    now i want to try that...
  22. Thread: Thunderbird Search

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    Re: Thunderbird Search

    i used mailspring before and then tried thunderbird for a few months , all was good and well until today when i wanted to search a specific email from a sender i know the name off.
    the search...
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    Re: Computer not recognized by websites

    isn't your browser settings set to delete history and/or cookies and cache upon exiting ?
    or maybe your in incognito mode ?
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    Re: New Feature: Split Screen

    maybe this will work ?
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    Re: New Feature: Split Screen

    don't really see how split screen is different from having 2 or 3 resized and positioned windows open ?
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