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  1. Re: Removable folder not showing up in Steam library folders

    It is likely that that folder is hidden. In *NIX, all files that are hidden start with a dot, like .this. That will not show up normally.

    In whatever file manager you use, open that folder and...
  2. Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu but not Windows or MacOS?

    I have used Linux (now Ubuntu MATE) for 9 years. It doesn't spy on my personal information, it is far more secure and stable, it is FREE, not just like free beer, but free as in freedom.

    I can do...
  3. Re: Removable folder not showing up in Steam library folders

    So do you still have that problem?
  4. Re: Removable folder not showing up in Steam library folders

    I don't understand what you mean by "removable" and "media." There is a root folder, /media. It holds, for example, removable drives or USB sticks.

    Is that what you are talking about?
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    Re: No more Lubuntu for PPC?

    There are other lightweight desktops which will not be nearing EOL.

    Mate Desktop.
    Budgie Desktop.
    Xfce Desktop.
    Xubuntu Desktop.

    Any of these are nice and lightweight,...
  6. Re: How to Fix Multiple Calendar Authentication requests?

    This is weird. It's something I never have heard of. Perhaps Google itself might know how to fix it. They run on Linux, you know.
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    Re: Nvidia drivers won't work

    Try this:
    sudo apt remove nvidia*
    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa (it should automatically update)

    sudo apt install nvidia-driver -390

    Reboot, and you'll be set. One of...
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    Re: steam problem

    Steam games are located in the /home folder, in the hidden file .steam.

    Never, ever install anything except programs in /. It's just for system files and programs. Steam itself is installed in the...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Hello everyone. Need some advice please.

    As someone who got sick of the malware magnet from Microsoft, I've been a Linux user for 9 years.

    When I set up a new disk, I make a / partition no larger than 64GB, and I have had no problems...
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    Re: League of Legends

    And, it's Free to Play.
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Caps lock indicator for Ubuntu unity 19.04

    This is what I use:https://askubuntu.com/questions/799437/lock-keys-panel-indicator-for-mate-desktop. It works beautifully.
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu blew up, need guidance. Permissions issue?

    If you are reinstalling, which is highly recommended, it's a very good idea to create a separate /home partition, to make reinstallations a lot easier and quicker.

    Here are trustworthy...
  13. Re: Keyboard not working on restart (grub selection menu) + clock problem too....

    Have you tried a different keyboard? Nothing lasts forever, and everything put together falls apart. Entropy, you know?

    I have had USB3 cables, in the same position and not moved for months fail...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow booting of Ubuntu?

    If you have problems with UEFI, try Legacy. It's been my own experience that using UEFI, which has kept grub from installing, leaving an unbootable computer, for me.
  15. Re: Minecraft (1.13.2, 1.14.1) freezing Ubuntu 18.04 (NVIDIA GT 730 with Nouveau)

    To install the official Ubuntu nVidia drivers, do NOT download them from nVidia's website. Do this:
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install nvidia-390...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to make usb boot disk

    Every Ubuntu .iso has a SHA256 checksum, and is the way to ascertain that the download is correct. In Windows, Microsoft makes a tool available:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Show Applications Icon

    Here's how, my friend:

    https://www.howtogeek.com/349697/how-to-move-ubuntu%E2%80%99s-launcher-bar-to-the-bottom-or-right/

    A great number of problems can be solved by searching on Google. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Application

    If you are looking for autocomplete, for which use do you need it? Autocomplete is already in the Terminal.
  19. Thread: Question.

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    [SOLVED] Re: Question.

    And, it should be mentioned that in Linux, 64-bit packages are suffixed AMD64, in honor of the first 64-bit commercial CPU. It doesn't matter which brand of CPU you use.

    Also, 32-bit programs are...
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    Re: AV Software

    I bow to your greater knowledge; I was (obviously) speaking about my own experience. Not abusing sudo, and never keep a root terminal open, and, as you said, you'll not be attacked by any virus.
    ...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Long time to load from newly created disc

    BTW, when you're burning a USB, format it as FAT only, otherwise, it will fail.
  22. [lubuntu] Re: Windows man coming over. how do i pin my notepads to task????

    It appears, from the picture, that you already your have text files pinned. If you want program icons to be in the taskbar, I don't really know GNOME 3, but with MATE, a fork of GNOME 2.3, you...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Long time to load from newly created disc

    It is MUCH faster to burn the image to a USB thumb drive. Here's the official Microsoft USB burner: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool.

    Just burn the .iso to...
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    Re: AV Software

    In 11 years, I have had zero instances of malware. Not that crackers haven't tried; I get occasional popups that inform me that I have a horrible virus on my PC and that they want Bitcoin to fix it....
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    Re: List of applications

    Synaptic, which every Ubuntu user should install, has a tab showing all installed programs.

    And, by all means, add the Quick Filter as explained above.
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