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    Re: User software access

    I think that all the flavours of Ubuntu use the same installer. At least they did when I tried out different flavours some years ago. So, the screens you saw when installing Ubuntu you will see again...
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    Re: Ubuntu trial

    This slide show will show you what screens you will see when installing Ubuntu

    Regarding the playing of audio and video files you...
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    Re: Microsoft vai comprar Ubuntu ?

    Ubuntu is sponsored by a company called Canonical which is a privately owned company registered with the United Kingdom's Companies House department. It is within the bounds of possibility that the...
  4. Re: Where have an driver for MODEM Huawei E173 ?

    It is possible to turn off WiFi and ethernet in Windows. If we do that then when we load Linux those hardware devices will not be switched on. The same thing will happen if we disable WiFi and...
  5. Re: Linux device drivers are the same for all distros ?

    Nouveau is the open source video driver for Nvidia graphic cards. When we install Ubuntu or one of its flavours the installer will ask us if we want to install non-free or proprietary software at the...
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    Re: Not sure if I have x386 cpu

    According to the ISO bug tracker Ubuntu 18.04 Server edition does not have a 32 bit version. The Flavours of Ubuntu have 32 bit versions but not Ubuntu Desktop or Ubuntu server.
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    [xubuntu] Re: 32bit Skype unable to run

    From your screen shots I see that you have installed the snap version of Skype. The advantage of a snap application is that all the necessary libraries are installed and confined with the...
  8. Re: installer does not let me use user name "admin"

    My guess would be that the installer is set up to accept a user name for a standard user and "admin" might be blacklisted as a standard user name.

    After installation it is possible to use System...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Resize system partition and transfer from MBR to UEFI without reinstall - Ubuntu

    The difference is between UEFI boot and Legacy boot and then between MBR (Master Boot Record) partitioning GPT (GUID Partition table).

    If Windows 10 was installed in UEFI mode then Ubuntu must...
  10. Re: upgrade 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS

    Software & Updates>Other software tab is where we can uncheck certain repositories that may interfere with a distribution upgrade. It is there that we can also remove those repositories. The...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Can UEFI system manually load a Legacy O/S

    It could be that the message is simply warning that the version had reached end of its support life.

    If we are dual booting on a UEFI system then we should take note of this advice

  12. Re: deb packages are secure and last versions from ?

    If we trust the developer or organization that is the source of the software then the software is secure as far as we are concerned. If you cannot trust the applications in the Debian repositories...
  13. Re: My wireless internet does not work. Please guide how to make it work.

    Do you have Windows on that machine? If WiFi is switched off in Windows then it will not be switched on when Ubuntu loads.

  14. Re: upgrade 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS

    I will possibly upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 in a few days. I have made sure that Software & Updates>Updates>Notify me of a new Ubuntu version is set to For long-term support versions. Then in a few...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Remove VueScan Folder

    If we install an application from the command line it should present itself in Ubuntu Software/app store. From there we should be able to remove the application. Based upon the purpose of Vuescan it...
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    Re: apt-get update

    For your information the software sources or repositories of Ubuntu 10.04 have been moved ever since 10.04 reached end of life. So, it is impossible to update any software package because the address...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Okular and snaps

    From Ubuntu 18.04 onwards once a snap application is installed we can find the app in Ubuntu software and there we are given some settings that we can change. I am not sure if this is possible in...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Not sure what I should install and how, please help?

    I very much doubt that. Put the SSD into the relevant machine and install Ubuntu on to the SSD as if it was a hard drive. Which is what it is. The install process of whichever flavour of Ubuntu you...
  19. Re: Can't access items in the (GNU GRUB 2.04) UEFI Firmware Settings (Ubuntu 20.04)

    some years ago I heard of a case where the supplier set a password for what was in those days called the BIOS and refused to tell the customer what the password was. Has this happened to you?

  20. [SOLVED] Re: Is possible use install packages from others distros ?

    I do not agree that diversification is killing Linux. Install a distribution and then install software through the distribution's software store and very little can go wrong.

    Diversification has...
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    Re: snap versus PPA ...

    Quoting from

    Snap application security
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Is this possible to use wifi network in ubuntu without using additional wifi rout

    The WiFi adapter in the computer is a wireless radio transmitter/receiver. It can connect to other nearby wireless transmitters/receivers that are in range and designed to operate according to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sources

    This is what the man page says:

    The contents of this directory are not a copy of the apt directory. If an application has its own repository and the location file has the suffix .list then...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu has been set as a hotspot. But can't the phone connect to the Internet?

    This is what the Ubuntu Desktop Guide says:

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    Re: Ubuntu 20.04 encryption

    Your post is written in invisible font type. Are you testing a form of encryption on us? :)

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