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  1. Re: PSA: NVidia users, before you apt autoremove

    in my kids case it happened when driver was bumped up from ver. 430 to 450. i only saw it once. it could be it patched the driver but not the kernel at the same time. in any case it was a fast...
  2. Re: Which one to Choose: Fedora or Ubuntu

    you found only two operating system? what kind of search engine are you using?

    check distrowatch website for more and you can see what the difference is either by checking their reviews (internal...
  3. Re: PSA: NVidia users, before you apt autoremove

    this happens ofrm time to time and you just reinstall nvidia proprietary driver. it happened once on my kids PC so far.
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    Re: AMD Proprietary vs. Open Source

    my kid has AMD vega 8. all linux native and windows games (via proton) so far work without issues.

    as i understand the pro is needed for some specialised use (like industrial design etc.) however...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Bad Bot, Go Away, Really Ubuntu Team?

    workaround would be to use different browser (e.g. chromium, brave, opera...).

    i have 2 browsers installed plus a text only one just in case :)
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade from HWE kernel 5.11 to GA kernel 5.4

    generic is updated as long as it is installed. you can have both kernel at same time. it is how i have it now along with windows XP (not that i can boot it), because i haven't upgraded to 20.04 yet...
  7. Re: Steam and Proton Compatibility w/ 32 Bit

    32 bit on desktop PC is about 15 years old. are you sure it is 32 bit CPU? i had AMD single core (still have it mothballed) from 2014 and it is 64 bit CPU.

    400 USD, some old+new parts tuck...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Defragment W95 FAT32 (LBA)

    you can do it from windows system rescue disk, there are specialised software and i believe freeDOS defrag also works for fat32.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 21.10 GPU higher temperature

    spin the fan more?

    switch to xorg?
  10. Re: Is Lenovo IdeaPad 5 good for easy Ubuntu installation?

    latest kernel.and maybe some other things (like patching kernel with oibaf PPA drivers:

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1299067/ubuntu-20-04-no-driver-loaded-for-intel-iris-xe-graphics
    ...
  11. Re: Ubuntu came with no wifi connection

    it was meant that people you use the network cable on install and then add additional drivers during install.

    however, the issue nowadays is, that many modern laptops do not even have a network...
  12. Re: Do USB mice and keyboard get power saved ?

    also, just for information, some mice and keyboards have a chip that saves certain settings. for example DPI, illumination, as well as some other settings.
  13. Re: What is the lightest .txt editor (what is a clone of windows notepad)

    for remote server admin i use Ajenti which has a browser text editor - so GUI it is. :)

    but only if i do more complex editing. for simple editing CLI editors are quite good. on old windows i used...
  14. Re: Ubuntu came with no wifi connection

    i bought a new laptop last year for my kid. wi-fi was not working and any additional drivers were not found. however, driver was available, so i patched the kernel with it. instructions were very...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Replacement of DELL Vostro 3500 Laptop

    get Dell per your needs. Vostro is more robustly built (business laptop).

    or Lenovo business line ThinkPad E or T series (they come with no OS installed, but have full linux compatibility).
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  16. [SOLVED] Re: Slows down, have to reboot and then its more responsive.

    remove swap partitions.

    you can actually use a file as well.

    with large amount of ram you can reduce the swapiness. more here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq
  17. Thread: 60fps cap

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    Re: 60fps cap

    check for instructions on proton switches. maybe one of the switches is capping it at 60fps.

    proton has many commands you can add at launch of the game. i have 75hz monitor and i think my kid has...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual Boot Kubuntu 21.04

    when does this error show up? did you disable hibernation in windows?
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Driver Installation for AMD Ryzen AMD® Ryzen 7 pro 5850u on Ubuntu 20.04.3 failed

    you have LTS version installed with HWE kernel. more info here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack


    end of October 2021 new release is planned (21.10). it will have a new kernel....
  20. Re: How install video card drivers (i945, 8400, 3650) for 20.04 and 21.04 ?

    at login select xorg instead of wayland.

    or try a distro like Kubutnu or Xubuntu that uses xorg.

    @mikewhatever - they are old but they have 512 MB ram which is plenty to run just the desktop. i...
  21. Re: How install video card drivers (i945, 8400, 3650) for 20.04 and 21.04 ?

    it means all available drivers are already in kernel and there are no available additional drivers.

    i had HD3650 and i know it works quite well on linux with radeon driver.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Driver Installation for AMD Ryzen AMD® Ryzen 7 pro 5850u on Ubuntu 20.04.3 failed

    i will add in red:


    this depends on situation.

    in linux the opensource drivers are built into kernel. so newer kernel=newer drivers. but opensource drivers are not always optimal or do not yet...
  23. Re: how to use ubuntu desktop without console?

    my old motherboard did that. it left the output on speakers. new one turn it off and switches to headset. so drivers are the issue here.

    as for the OP.
    in daily life i do not use terminal. but...
  24. Re: How install video card drivers (i945, 8400, 3650) for 20.04 and 21.04 ?

    Integrated
    - Intel i945 -- driver is part of Linux Kernel. No additional install is needed.
    - Intel the name I not remember exactly , but is more or less has 4 numbers iXXXX and is more fast than...
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    Re: AMD C50 cpu & AMD 6250 onboard

    10 years ago most videos on you tube were probably still 360p or 480p.

    default opensource radeon is the only driver and should offer some hardware acceleration.

    but you may want to make sure...
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