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    Re: Want to learn Ubuntu

    You can start with the Ubuntu Desktop Guide. Otherwise, known as "Help." The icon is a blue circle with a white question mark superimposed.

    Strictly speaking, Ubuntu is not an OS. It is a...
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    Re: Kubuntu installation issues

    I have no idea if that second partition should be there. I recently burnt a Ubuntu 20.04.2 ISO image and that has three partitions. One partition contains the packages necessary for an install of...
  3. Re: How do I run Ubuntu from a flash drive?

    To create a USB drive having Ubuntu 20.04 with persistence you might try using this software.

    https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/rufus-creating-persistent-storage-live.html

    Regards
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    [ubuntu] Re: Monitor bug after upgrade

    @bewildered_bob

    You posted this in another thread which has now been closed. I copy it here.



    Nouveau is the open source video driver for Nvidia cards that is automatically activated if the...
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    Re: Update History

    You might be interested in the Ubuntu Livepatch service.

    https://ubuntu.com/security/livepatch

    It is free for personal use on 3 machines. Linux kernel fixes are applied automatically without...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How can I easilly check cpu temp

    Install psensor. It is in the Ubuntu software store. It puts an icon in the top panel that will give a drop down menu showing motherboard, CPU, disk driver temperatures as well as fan speeds.

    A...
  7. [ubuntu_mate] Re: What does this mean? initramfs (problem?), wants to boot from an old swap partiti

    I see the same message and I just ignore it. Rebooting is not a problem. the loading of the OS takes much longer as the kernel tries to find the swap partition and does this for a while until it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New kernel not running

    What is the output of?


    sudo update-grub

    You should see references to linux image and initrd image for kernel 5.8.0-63 generic listed before kernel 5.8.0-59 generic. Running the update-grub...
  9. Re: How do I copy the download from Windows 10 to Ubuntu Root?

    I offer these links as evidence that the answers to questions about Windows Subsystem for Linux are on the internet. I can in no way validate the correctness of the commands offered in these links
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    [ubuntu] Re: Monitor bug after upgrade

    Are you using a proprietary video driver? How old is the video card? Over time Nvidia drops support for older Nvidia cards.

    I think it is advisable before doing an online upgrade to take an...
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    Re: Not updating the system

    I would like to quote the apt man page



    The removal of currently installed packages by apt full-upgrade could be the reason for other packages having dependency issues. For myself, I never run...
  12. Re: How do I create a folder in Ubuntu @root ?

    I have no experience of either Windows 10 or Windows Subsystem for Linux but if I understand things correctly when you installed WSL you created a user and a password. And as this Subsystem for Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: remove efi from ubuntu

    A GUID Partition Table (GPT) hard drive in a BIOS motherboard will have a small system boot partition that is described as EFI System. I know this is true because it is what I have in my machine. GPT...
  14. Re: Install/partition question - multiple OS and partitions setup?

    If my memory serves me well, which it often fails to do, read/write cycles were a concern when SSDs were first introduced. There was a lot of talk about using something called "trim" to extend the...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: I think firefox freeze my system and I have to reboot

    System monitor is a Graphical User Interface (GUI) utility that shows, almost in real time, the processes that are active, the resources (CPU, memory, internet) that are being used and the file...
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    Re: Unknown partition

    Please open the Disks utility and take a screenshot of what it shows you and attach it to a post in this thread using the insert image icon.

    Regards
  17. Re: Upgrading to 21.04 from Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

    If you want to take the upgrade path then you must first upgrade 20.04 to 20.10 and then upgrade 20.10 to 21.04. Ubuntu 20.10 reaches end of life at the end of July 2021. After that the process get...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub-pc upgrade error

    You are being told that you have packages that are broken because of having unmet dependencies. The printout from apt has given you a command that will fix those broken packages. What packages are...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Front ends for seniors that have no experience using a computer

    This thread has turned into general advice on accessibility options. That is nice. I would like to add to the list Gnome Orca screen reader.

    https://help.gnome.org/users/orca/stable/

    We do have...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Voice Command SW To Control Desktop/Folders?

    Could you list the software you have investigated and rejected? It would help us to avoid going down the same blind alleys. A brief internet search shows that there are several options for speech...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Need help installing Ubuntu 21.04

    What specifically are you asking help for? Does Ubuntu load correctly? Do you get the Grub boot menu which allows you to select either Ubuntu or Windows 10? If, so, does Windows 10 load correctly?
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  22. Re: Custom Application Settings on OS upgrade

    The Ubuntu default applications are upgraded along with the Ubuntu operating system. When doing an online upgrade it is best to take the OS back to the default situation as much as possible.

    Any...
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    Re: Ubuntu not booting properly

    I want to confirm that I am understanding the situation correctly. Ubuntu freezes. A reboot loads to a BusyBox command line and not to a Ubuntu login screen. Am I correct?

    If you a dual booting...
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    [lubuntu] Re: And I hit CTRL ALT DEL...

    If you was the only user on the operating system you would have to give permission for every system process to start and stop. So, certain system processes are given user ID's and certain levels of...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Front ends for seniors that have no experience using a computer

    You cannot teach an old dog new tricks. That might be true for dogs but I do not accept it to be true for humans. That being said, Ubuntu comes with many universal accessibility options. Check out...
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