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    [SOLVED] Re: 20 normal shutdown vs poweroff

    EDIT
    this is an artifact of "suspend" in Ubuntu base.

    go to power mgt and change suspend to something else.
  2. 20 but anything Ubuntu : SUSPEND ARTIFACT - Spontaneous restart after shutdown

    20 but anything Ubuntu : Spontaneous restart on menu shutdown or poweroff

    Seems I found this before but...

    This is a suspend artifact -
    can be reproduced with:

    systemctl suspend

    then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 20 normal shutdown vs poweroff

    This is actually a brand new build as I gparted wiped my SSD, rebuilt GPT, and redid win8, win10, and mint 20 to get good efi, mbr and system partitions. I have tried many things.

    uplug rj45...
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    [SOLVED] 20 normal shutdown vs poweroff

    EDIT - see last post - artifact of "suspend".
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    I am plagued with frequent spontaneous restarts after I choose menu/shutdown.

    I have played with some settings but can find no relief.

    I...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: can't triple boot linux and 2 windows partitions...

    I would guess it is a windows 10 boot menu. Possibly a windows 8-or-10 boot menu.
    If I were to use that grub menu line, then I first get an error screen telling me there's a problem with the...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: can't triple boot linux and 2 windows partitions...

    I stumbled into a solution.

    The trick is to NEVER use the entry in the bootup grub menu to boot to windows - IT WILL HOSE THINGS PERMANENTLY.

    When I want to boot to either windows, interrupt...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: can't triple boot linux and 2 windows partitions...

    @oldfred - note, I am UEFI/GPT Secure Boot is turned off (to allow booting from install win10 stick) but Bios set to UEFI only and CMS = no.

    This is right after I installed win10 and booted back...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: can't triple boot linux and 2 windows partitions...

    @dragonfly41 - how?

    @oldfred - thanks!!!
    I am sitting on a clean build at the moment (clonezilla)(ubuntu and 8.1)
    so I will assume what you want is a system after win10 has been added, so I...
  9. [SOLVED] can't triple boot linux and 2 windows partitions...

    Mint 20/ Ubuntu 20.4

    I asked at mint as temp using that because of random copy/paste inconsistancies problem with ubuntu since 10.
    alternately use 20.4

    This is a deeper well.

    Normally run...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Scanner Drivers

    lately I find ignoring the scanner driver and using simple-scan helps. Maybe also install xsane.
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    Re: Ubuntu, Mint, Win Secure Boot and UEFI

    I was going to say that that would just show me my BIOS version, but I checked and I had indeed missed one - mine was June '19 and latest was Sept '19 so I just put that on.


    WHAT THIS PACKAGE...
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    Re: Ubuntu, Mint, Win Secure Boot and UEFI

    How would I know/check if I have the latest UEFI on my system? I changed win8.1 with gdisk64.exe which I had just downloaded.

    if in windows go to...
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    Re: Ubuntu, Mint, Win Secure Boot and UEFI

    Thanks!
    My laptop dates back to 2012, and in BIOS for security allows Secure Boot or Disabled, and in Boot method allows UEFI only or UEFI and legacy (and maybe something else)
    Okay, So I think...
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    Re: Ubuntu, Mint, Win Secure Boot and UEFI

    Thanks! So you don't use Secure Boot, so I likely can get away with not using it. Great.

    But there is another choice: Boot UEFI or legacy. When I choose Secure Boot, it forces this to Boot UEFI...
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    Ubuntu, Mint, Win Secure Boot and UEFI

    Writing this helped my understanding a bit. But I still have questions:

    Just a few days ago, I changed my SSD to GPT and my windows partition to UEFI(manually)(don't ask)(you don't want to know!)....
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    [SOLVED] Re: 20.04 GOG-Galaxy comments...

    Yeah, I tried Etcher but Clonezila and Gparted wouldn't boot. Didn't work with the Mint resident thing called USB Image writer. Or with USB-creator-gtk.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 20.04 GOG-Galaxy comments...

    Okay, thanks. I'll give them a look.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 20.04 GOG-Galaxy comments...

    iyho which is the best linux replacement for Rufus that will do UEFI sticks? Thanks.
  19. Re: clipboard prob:::20.04 LibreOffice Writer misbehaves on right mouse click/copy or

    Someone on askubuntu said that Ubuntu Wayland desktop didn't have that problem and indeed it doesn't. However you have to Mickey Mouse for a minute with apps tray and Activities (clicking them...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    "plug and play" printer unfortunately means the very limited CUPS support which is worthless.
  21. Re: clipboard prob:::20.04 LibreOffice Writer misbehaves on right mouse click/copy or

    No. This was reported back in 2010 a bunch of times. If Canonical has no interest in it other than to suggest we use the DOS 3.11 method of Ctl+c or x or v, I shan't push them. I seem to try Ubuntu...
  22. [SOLVED] 20.04 i3/Regolith came and went but can I get my icons back?

    I was interested in i3 so installed regolith desktop, tried it, but didn't like it because it's controlled by keyboard, so booted back to ubuntu, ran

    gsettings reset...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Yes, always assure there is a driver, like that link I gave you, before you buy a printer for Linux! :) That's what I do. You still can't be totally sure but you will be within return window if you...
  24. Re: 20.04 LibreOffice Writer sometimes misbehaves on right mouse click/copy or cut

    I installed Apache OO on POL and it does the same but I saw something... so back here to Libra:

    On Libre:
    If I click on a few characters in the text and highlight it, the little "Paste" icon in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 20.04 how install Apache OpenOffice

    Thanks to both - you are correct, BUT, I installed it under POL and it does the same thing (mouse copy/paste prob) as on Libre, so back to Libre where I will flesh out my findings there in that...
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