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    Re: Kernel 5.9 RC (Release Candidate) series

    Just installed rc4 and the resolution with my Nvidia card is too small about 640x480.

    $ uname -a
    Linux Groovy 5.9.0-050900rc4-generic #202009070130 SMP Mon Sep 7 01:35:52 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64...
  2. Re: I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    I have been letting grub install on all Ubuntu versions when a new update installs and moves grub. But, then I boot into Bionic and copy the whole ubuntu folder, it's easy and serves the purpose.
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  3. Re: I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    I have not been successful using the efibootmgr command to change the boot order. It works for informational purposes. Could have been user error. :P

    I thought it was good I caught the entire...
  4. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Grub on Bionic Beaver 18.04.5.

    Imgur changed, after clicking on the picture you have to right click on the next picture and right click view image in new tab to see it full size.
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  5. I was able to restore Grub to a partition from a copy of the EFI Grub folder

    @Fred (oldfred),
    I learned this trick from you back some time ago. This is the first time I've used it and it worked great.
    When you install a new Ubuntu version, you should make a copy of your...
  6. Thread: Kernel 5.8.1

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    Re: Kernel 5.8.1

    I have a SATA SSD UEFI system with 5.8.1 installed. It works just fine.

    On a side note, Arch Linux updated to the 5.8.1 kernel a few days ago:

    $ uname -r
    5.8.1-arch1-1
    Linus releases it on...
  7. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Newer is always nice. Mine is a beast but, it's a few years old with a 4th gen i7.

    Glad I could help! :)
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    Kernel 5.8.1 is available.

    Edit: Whoops, forgot this thread is for release candidate versions.
  9. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Turns out my 18.04 install had this same issue. That should solve it and I updated the Wiki.
    If anyone has any problem on any version let me know.
  10. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    I re-ran the test after a reboot.

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# ./msr-decoder
    How many CPUs?: 8
    8.) 0x198: IA32_PERF_STATUS : CPU 0-7 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 :
    rdmsr:...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    Kernel 5.8-rc7 is available.
  12. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    Yes
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    Glad I could help. It's a 4th generation i7. Still not bad though.
  14. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    With this:

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# inxi -SMC
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro: Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) ...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    It installed without any errors or problems.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -SMCG
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro:...
  16. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was also able to install the latest 5.8 rc5 kernel and it is running smooth.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -F
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc5-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce...
  17. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was able to install Groovy in UEFI mode with a bootable USB I made on Windows 10 with Rufus last night. It was the latest available Xubuntu 20.10 ISO.
  18. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    on Xubuntu 20.04:

    http://i.imgur.com/FcqRsunl.jpg
  19. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    It took me awhile but, I finally figured out what most people probably already knew. :p

    When I customized Xubuntu 20.04 grub the menu would always never show, so rather than delving in to see what...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Arch Linux Xfce

    http://i.imgur.com/hrVNqpjl.jpg
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Something is odd about conky versions. :-k I thought that 1.11.4 and above did not work.
    Yet I am on Fedora 32 and it works just fine with Conkywx installed

    $ dnf info conky
    Last metadata...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Thank you. I got Fedora 32 installed and after putting off using conky version 1.11.5_pre thinking it would never work, I installed Conkywx and it did work.


    That's pretty amazing! You're using...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Nice! Mate is a solid DE. If you're ever interested, check out Xfce - Xubuntu. It the same across distros. I have several Linux systems installed all with Xfce as the DE.
    Here's my Xubuntu 20.04...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    :lolflag: Time travelers.

    I figured out what it takes to get a Conkywx display on Xubuntu 20.04.

    The 3 blue lines. 40 in value gives some shade; 0 for the surface image conky and the clock...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Installed Xubuntu 20.04 myself a few days ago and am not able to get the same conkys going that I have on 9 other systems. :redface:

    I was able to get the generic black conky going, so there's...
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