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    [SOLVED] Re: DLNA network oddity

    For anyone who may have a similar problem my system is now working perfectly.

    Bearing in mind I have two separate Pi devices running miniDLNA and a router running a media server and none were...
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    [SOLVED] DLNA network oddity

    Folks,

    This is not Ubuntu related so I hope no-one minds my asking this question.

    My main system is Ubuntu 18:04 running on a Toshiba laptop. I also occasionally run Debian, Mate and Arch on...
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    [ubuntu] nmap - taking ages

    Folks,

    Occasionally I'll use nmap to scan my network, normally it completes quite quickly but on occasions it'll take an eternity.

    My latest scan was as follows;

    nmap 192.168.1.0/24

    if...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Handrake Resolution or Display settings

    Indeed, whatever was suitable before should continue to be fine.

    Geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Memory Slots

    That is interesting.

    I do run a few Raspberry Pi devices and was aware that memory could be allocated from CPU to GPU but wasn't sure how this was done.

    Geoff
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Handrake Resolution or Display settings

    Thanks folks, video editing is a fine art. Amazing the amount of options.

    Generally use ffmpeg for simple editing just to reduce file size but handbrake is good.

    Geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Memory Slots

    That makes sense.

    Geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Memory Slots

    Geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Memory Slots

    Wasn't aware a laptop could have a separate video card. It is whatever is on the motherboard.

    geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Antenna Strength

    You are so right. I used a Raspberry Pi recently to create a WiFi router, ethernet connected to powerline adapter and the on board wifi becomes an AP on a different subnet. My main wifi router is a...
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    Re: Mysterious MAC address

    Thank you for prompt reply.

    I ran VirtualMachine under Windows10 but seldom actually log on to Windows. Don't run it on Linux as BIOS doesn't allow virtualisation even though 64 bit machine :mad:...
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    Mysterious MAC address

    Folks,

    When at home and using wifi analyzer on my mobile, every so often when I view the Access Point list a mystery MAC address appears. It has a question mark where the AP name normally is. It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Antenna Strength

    On a mobile if you use WiFi Analyzer you can walk around an area and see how the signal changes but that is in relation to Access Points. I'm guessing clients must have a measurable signal strength...
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    [ubuntu] xsane network issue

    Folks,

    Running 18:04 LTS

    I have an old Epsom Perfection scanner attached to a Raspberry Pi computer.

    Appreciate this is really an issue with my Raspberry Pi but as I am an Ubuntu user and...
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    [ubuntu] Antenna Strength

    There are some commands and utilities that show Access Point signal strength and quality,


    sudo iwlist scan
    sudo iwconfig
    and some GUI apps but not sure how one can assess the quality of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt upgrade - Preventing GRUB

    Thank you, I'll recheck my UUIDs against the device paths etc.

    I never had a problem with Grub-legacy, easily able to install to disk or/and partitions, different image backdrops, menu lists...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MicroSD won't format

    Thank you for suggestion, I'll give that a try.

    As mentioned, there is no data I need and even if I did manage to resurrect it doubt I'd trust it for anything so this is curiosity. If the disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt upgrade - Preventing GRUB

    I have exactly that (Different disk IDs naturally) but not the first line you show being cat /boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu/grub.cfg

    Geoff
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    [ubuntu] MicroSD won't format

    Folks,

    I have a suspect microSD card that is puzzling me.

    It is formatted for a RaspberryPi with small fat32 partitions and a 7.5GB Ext4 partition.

    I cannot seem to format this drive - that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt upgrade - Preventing GRUB

    So bearing in mind without external drive connected it usually boots fine so then something must be over writing or deleting entries on the internal drive.

    If at grub boot you press 'E' for edit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt upgrade - Preventing GRUB

    Thank you for very quick reply.

    Being a laptop the internal HD is not easily accessible. There is no HD compartment, all base screws need removing plus a spudger to remove case. Easy enough,...
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    Re: interesting read about linux security

    Great article. Lot of scaremongering about computer security but much of it is hyped.

    Geoff
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce Xfce?

    I don't think many people would realise they were on Linux as opposed to Windows - I think they use the term Windows like Hoover. An updated version of Word or Windows causes as much confusion as if...
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    Re: I mean, why though?

    Guess, as with industry, completion drives development.

    I hardly ever use Windoz so can't comment on Edge, Firefox is my browser of choice but appreciate it is competition with Chrome and the old...
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    [ubuntu] apt upgrade - Preventing GRUB

    Satellite Laptop 1GB Hard Drive

    Folks,

    I have a triple boot system, Ubuntu 18:04, Fedora KDE and Winoz10

    I also run an external drive of 320GB partitioned to experiment with other distros. ...
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