Search:

Type: Posts; User: TheFu; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.22 seconds.

  1. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    You can check the DNS record TTL, so see how often a change might be seen. If they were to tell you the new FQDN server name AND the IP address, then you could add that to your /etc/hosts file and...
  2. [all variants] Re: Windows to Ubuntu migration (with windows VM)

    I ran 15 VMs on a Core2 Duo system in 2010. One of those was Win7 Ultimate with all the bloat that includes.

    Today a Ryzen 2600 (13K passmarks) is my VM host, which is about the same speed as the...
  3. Thread: missing codecs

    by TheFu
    Replies
    3
    Views
    4

    [ubuntu] Re: missing codecs

    Please use the "Thread Tools" button (upper right) to mark this thread as SOLVED. This saves community members time.
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Email Fail Update

    Do they not have a webpage with all the required settings for email clients - similar to the example pages I posted above?
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Email Fail Update

    There is good news and bad news about your results above.
    Something in the thunderbird settings, which you seem to be consistent in entering, is incompatible with the ISP.
    The fact that their...
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    2

    [ubuntu] Re: How to install Dell 4K display

    Does xrandr show 4k resolutions as possible? Running it without any arguments should show a list of available resolutions. If it doesn't, you might need to get correct EDID data for the monitor to...
  7. Replies
    1
    Views
    2

    Re: OS randomically doesn't start at boot

    Which OS and which release of that OS?

    Do you have multiple HDDs/SSDs connected?

    If you run the boot-info script, someone might be able to see conflicts. I think the Boot Repair tool has a...
  8. Replies
    24
    Views
    25

    [server] Re: Samba configuration help

    Part of the skills important to being successful with Linux is where to search, how to search, and who to trust.
    You are asking great questions, but the answers are only 10% of the problem. Skipping...
  9. Replies
    24
    Views
    25

    [server] Re: Samba configuration help

    You have some understanding to gain, it seems.


    Assume nothing is safe until YOU do the research on it. If your router hasn't been patched this month, I'd assume there are known bugs being...
  10. Replies
    11
    Views
    12

    Re: New Installation from DVD ISO failing?

    I don't have optical drives anymore, but I've been having issues getting my Ventoy flash drive to boot on a new Ryzen system built this week. I haven't gotten to the point of doing an install - need...
  11. Replies
    24
    Views
    25

    [server] Re: Samba configuration help

    scroogle was a web search engine that didn't pass on any information to the upstream search engine.


    No networked service is "safe", but we can mitigate as many risks as possible. Hence, why the...
  12. Re: Problem with sound - Ubuntu does not switch output device

    If you expect the sound device to change and can do it using pavucontrol, I'm confused. Was something else expected?
    There is a pulse addon module called ... let me look it up ......
  13. Re: Is there any way I can get rid of the left dock on activities?

    Any way? Sure, but you probably should wait for a Gnome3 or Gnome4 answer for a few days to avoid a huge GUI change.

    Use a different DE or no DE at all. There must be 50 choices for the different...
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    5

    [ubuntu] Re: Remove Ubuntu & reinstall Windows.

    Have you considered loading Windows into a virtual machine? This way you keep Linux, but can run Windows for those 1-2 programs where it is still needed.
    There are some caveats with using VMs, but...
  15. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    I started using Netscape Mail in the mid-1990s. At the time, it was really the only email program that didn't suck. Thunderbird grow out of that project and added network calendaring, gpg-encryption,...
  16. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    Most ISPs have an email configuration page with detailed information about the settings.

    https://www.att.com/support/article/email-support/KM1010523/
    ...
  17. Replies
    10
    Views
    11

    Re: Does Ubuntu leak location or time-zone?

    I'm not worried about software updates giving away my location. That's because I stay within the Canonical Repos for all the software that I can with very, very, few exceptions. Many of those...
  18. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    Best? That depends. Use whatever package manager you normally use.
    I would type

    sudo apt remove --purge thunderbird*
    or to reinstall it

    sudo apt install --reinstall thunderbird

    I have...
  19. Replies
    24
    Views
    25

    [server] Re: Samba configuration help

    In many parts of Linux, the only real way to truly understand what is happening is to read the source code. Perhaps spend a few hours in a debugger watching it work.
    For people who cannot do that,...
  20. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    That isn't really any technical data for guesses to the issue. I happened to have an issue with an account on my email server (I've been running corporate mail servers for ... well ... a very long...
  21. Replies
    18
    Views
    19

    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Password In Thunderbird Mail

    It should be noted that this does not change the password on the mail/imap/pop3 server. Those need to be changed on the server-side.
  22. Replies
    12
    Views
    13

    Re: Unable to access mounted NAS

    There may be some tuning that could make the nfs mount much faster.
    df -Th /mnt/usbshare1 output will provide hints as to whether those parameters can and should be used.
    Whenever posting code or...
  23. Replies
    24
    Views
    25

    [server] Re: Samba configuration help

    Unless 1+1 is just under 4, for "very large values of 1". ;)

    I've not seen the issue described. My only guess would be that there are either ACLs preventing the mask or that the underlying file...
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    11

    [SOLVED] Re: How can I find broken links in my website?

    wget won't uncover javascript-generated links. For that, you'll need a "javascript driver" to click everywhere there's a hot-point on the webpage and I'd probably use a proxy server with the browser...
  25. Replies
    10
    Views
    11

    Re: Does Ubuntu leak location or time-zone?

    Leaked by the OS? All browsers leak this data, not the "OS." It is amazing all the data that browsers leak. A few things normal people don't realize that browsers leak:
    resolution
    battery level...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4