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    [ubuntu] Re: Older PC installation woes

    I have a similar setup. Win10 and VB for Ubuntu. I originally loaded a usb stick with 20.04 using Rufus, a no fuss install that just worked the first time out.

    https://rufus.ie/en_US/

    Please...
  2. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    Yes, scaled mode will stretch things out if taken too far. Stay off of scaled mode, you want full screen. Do what others have said. Find the native resolution and set it. If not with xrandr, then...
  3. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    Works in virtualbox and its a keeper, off to the toy box with it.
  4. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    Kernel support has to make it fast and probably easy on resources. Virtualbox is hard on resources. I host using windows and don't have such kernel options. Maybe one day, but I'm currently...
  5. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    Full screen should show nothing but the guest system. Use your right "Ctrl + f" to toggle full screen.
  6. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    Good

    Eject the virtual CD and reboot the guest. Then add guest additions.

    Should work
  7. Re: Full Screen, Ubuntu Guest VM on Ubuntu Host

    The error just means your virtual CD drive is already mounted. Open your file manager in the guest system and eject CD that will remove the error. There are different ways to install virtualbox. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Vanilla Gnome (gnome-session)

    Not running any servers here, just playing with different desktops.

    I ran across a redit post that said to install the package vanilla-gnome-desktop. So I did and am currently on Gnome Classic...
  9. Thread: Gedit

    by dddman
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gedit

    Good morning

    Yes that's what I meant by editing. Libreoffice is already installed so that's a good start. Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: Vanilla Gnome (gnome-session)

    Hello

    Yes I do have that. Old pic, disregard the arrow.

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    Gnome classic is nothing but a black screen; no gnome vanilla.
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Going grocery shopping desktop
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  12. Thread: Gedit

    by dddman
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gedit

    Notepad++ did install, it uses Wine to run. It has a hesitation when typing and the screen tool bars and buttons are all ridiculously small. Off to the scrap heap with it. Pluma does the job. Now...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Vanilla Gnome (gnome-session)

    Edit#2
    Gnome Classis needs the gnome-shell-extensions which again show already installed.
    http://linuxhalwa.blogspot.com/2020/04/install-gnome-classic-desktop-on-ubuntu.html

    Its would also be...
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    [SOLVED] Vanilla Gnome (gnome-session)

    I'm trying to run the Vanilla Gnome desktop with instructions from here.

    https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-minimal-gnome-on-ubuntu-20-04-focal-fossa-linux

    When I enter the command to...
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    by dddman
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gedit

    In order to use a custom color theme in gedit I had to create a xml file. This file also works in Pluma.
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    by dddman
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gedit

    Sublime is interesting. I use notepad in windows and would like to run it in ubuntu so I will try again to download it. For now I shall use Pluma, it seems to be just like gedit.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gedit

    Thank you AP

    I have just installed Pluma (has auto spell check) and I like the simplicity of it.

    I first tried to install Notepad++ (snap package) but it hung up and would not complete the...
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    by dddman
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    [SOLVED] Gedit

    I'm looking for an editor that automates spell checking, gedit will not. There are many linux editors, who can help narrow this list down.

    Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    Wow, that's some serious backup. I had to switch to xorg and then updated my snapshot. Wayland has not been an issue until yesterday. I really should do a nightly snapshot. Automate the process....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    Yes, I hear what your saying. My encryption tend to be open more than closed.

    Right now all projects go on hold. I broke it. If I can't fix it, I'll have to "back the truck up" two days. Thats...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    Hello

    My thinking is LUKS is not needed. I could be wrong, but Ubuntu is a virtual system inside win10 which has full disk encryption.

    VeraCrypt lets me leave Ubuntu open without worries of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    Hummm No bites VeraCrypt it is Solved; no contest
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    [SOLVED] Re: Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    I not so quickly determined a GUI was needed.

    VeraCrypt was easy to install and setup, I'm liking it so far.

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    PS
    Has a nice help section built into app
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    [SOLVED] Encrypt a Sub-Directory

    I wish to create a encrypted folder within my Home Directory for storage of text/pdf files. I do this in Windows with Axcrypt (Free), but it is not Linux compatible. So after a long google search I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Email Notifications

    Thank you
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