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    Re: Opinions about Partitioning Options

    In my early days of using Linux and learning Linux I used to partition my hard drive although other than learning never found any use for it so these days I place the DVD in the tray and let the...
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    Re: Understanding mAh?

    Perhaps this will explain.

    https://chargetech.com/how-much-mah-do-i-need-in-a-portable-charger/

    https://www.tp-link.com/us/support/faq/741/
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    Re: Can I Let Windows 10 Go?

    I keep Windows 10 OS around because some websites I need access to only allow Windows 10 OS access and I still ain't figured out the reason for that so in my case I need to keep an up to date working...
  4. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Final Question From Old-Newbie: Bloated home/.../cache files (U18)

    Hello DuckHook,


    Interesting explanation of each character and what it does.
    I'm going to have to study on this a little.

    I've used this command to check left over cache.
  5. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Final Question From Old-Newbie: Bloated home/.../cache files (U18)

    I have a question.

    What does this terminal command do.



    du -hs /home/zz/.cache/*
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    Re: Ubuntu Soundcard experience

    I've had Linux sound card problems with Creative Audio Sound Blaster cards that were from the days of Windows XP.
  7. Re: Is it a good idea to have the same password for multiple computers?

    My passwords are so obscure that unless you know old school Vacuum Tube Radio Television electronics you wouldn't be able to figure them out if you did have them. ;)
  8. Re: I feel unsafe using network facing app without Firejail .... What about you ?

    I've used Firefox since my first days of using Linux without knowing what Firejail Sandbox was and never had a problems.

    Nowadays I know about Firejail Sandbox and what it does so I use it just...
  9. Re: Are there 32bit Linux versions still supported?

    This might be useful.

    LXDE

    https://www.lxle.net/

    https://www.lxle.net/download/


    32 bit iso download.
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    Re: Bodhi 5 And Nvidia 6150se Graphics

    I'm not the only one with several of these unsupported NVIDIA C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] I'm running this LIVE DVD just to see if it would work. :-k

    https://www.pclinuxos.com/



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    Re: What is your opinion on Snaps?

    I like the concept of Snaps all dependencies and everything else you need rolled up into one software package.

    Snaps are new so give them a chance to mature and developers a chance to get them...
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    Re: I mean, why though?

    The new Edge browser is Chromium based.

    https://www.howtogeek.com/509148/microsofts-new-chromium-based-edge-browser-is-now-available/
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    Re: I mean, why though?

    That's funny. :lol: You made my day. :smile: Thanks
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    [all variants] Re: ethernet connection speed

    Most internet speed is determined by type of internet and the speed of the internet card.
    What type of internet package do you have.

    I have a standard fiber internet and my speed is 100 Mbps up...
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    Re: GPU and power usage

    I've got computers with processor graphics and yes they are quite good.


    The only reason I can think of is they know users paid a lot for their graphics card and will pay whatever the cost of the...
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    Re: no problems here

    I generally don't have problems with Linux as I use old desktop computers and I install and use Linux as it comes OOTB.

    I have seen some computers that Linux just don't like and just won't install...
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    Re: GPU and power usage

    Most of the graphics cards I purchase these days is because the fan quit working.
    I can purchase most of those non working graphics cards for $10.00 or less usually.
    I remove the old non working...
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    Re: GPU and power usage

    Wow how things have changed since I built a gaming tower for my Flight Simulator X back in my Windows Vista days.

    Best I could afford back then still works great for Flight Simulator X.
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce Xfce?

    I've never thought about how to pronounce Xfce because I've always figured it to be what it is a collection of letters and no more.


    Hounding people to do or try things you use and feel is a...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to remove vm.swappiness=10 from sudo nano /etc/sysctl.conf

    This is what I use scroll down to Swappiness

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2130640
  21. Thread: Firewall

    by poorguy
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    Re: Firewall

    GUFW is a GUI which allows the user to enable the UFW and make changes without going into the terminal.

    I've found the default settings to work very well.

    Since you have installed GUFW I'd go...
  22. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is very slow in this computer

    Ubuntu 20.04 is pretty resource demanding so it's not going to run very well on your laptop.

    Give Lubuntu 20.04 a test drive and see how it runs on your laptop.

    https://lubuntu.me/
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    Re: interesting read about linux security

    Very interesting and makes a lot of sense.

    Thanks for sharing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 takes long time to boot

    I understand this and this makes damn good sense.


    I reboot once a week or after installing updates a habit I picked up somewhere and figure it doesn't hurt.




    I use desktops and never...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 takes long time to boot

    I never have and never will understand the obsession with boot times. :-k

    I get up in the morning and power on my desktop go start my coffee maker.

    When I return to my desktop it is ready to...
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