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  1. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Turns out my 18.04 install had this same issue. That should solve it and I updated the Wiki.
    If anyone has any problem on any version let me know.
  2. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    I re-ran the test after a reboot.

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# ./msr-decoder
    How many CPUs?: 8
    8.) 0x198: IA32_PERF_STATUS : CPU 0-7 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 : 35 :
    rdmsr:...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    Kernel 5.8-rc7 is available.
  4. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    Yes
  5. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    Glad I could help. It's a 4th generation i7. Still not bad though.
  6. Re: Request for help/test - Intel Processors power log bits

    With this:

    root@groovy:/home/cavsfan# inxi -SMC
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro: Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) ...
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    Re: Kernel 5.8 RC (Release Canidate) series

    It installed without any errors or problems.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -SMCG
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc6-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2
    Distro:...
  8. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was also able to install the latest 5.8 rc5 kernel and it is running smooth.

    cavsfan@groovy:~$ inxi -F
    System: Host: groovy Kernel: 5.8.0-050800rc5-lowlatency x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce...
  9. [all variants] Re: How to get further with the boot problem of groovy - looking for workarounds

    I was able to install Groovy in UEFI mode with a bootable USB I made on Windows 10 with Rufus last night. It was the latest available Xubuntu 20.10 ISO.
  10. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    on Xubuntu 20.04:

    http://i.imgur.com/FcqRsunl.jpg
  11. Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    It took me awhile but, I finally figured out what most people probably already knew. :p

    When I customized Xubuntu 20.04 grub the menu would always never show, so rather than delving in to see what...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Arch Linux Xfce

    http://i.imgur.com/hrVNqpjl.jpg
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Something is odd about conky versions. :-k I thought that 1.11.4 and above did not work.
    Yet I am on Fedora 32 and it works just fine with Conkywx installed

    $ dnf info conky
    Last metadata...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Thank you. I got Fedora 32 installed and after putting off using conky version 1.11.5_pre thinking it would never work, I installed Conkywx and it did work.


    That's pretty amazing! You're using...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu/Linux Screenshot Thread

    Nice! Mate is a solid DE. If you're ever interested, check out Xfce - Xubuntu. It the same across distros. I have several Linux systems installed all with Xfce as the DE.
    Here's my Xubuntu 20.04...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    :lolflag: Time travelers.

    I figured out what it takes to get a Conkywx display on Xubuntu 20.04.

    The 3 blue lines. 40 in value gives some shade; 0 for the surface image conky and the clock...
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    [other] Re: HOWTO: VinDSL Conky Script

    Installed Xubuntu 20.04 myself a few days ago and am not able to get the same conkys going that I have on 9 other systems. :redface:

    I was able to get the generic black conky going, so there's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Conky: no transparent window

    I meant to post a reply to this yesterday but, I see I didn't. If you want to adjust the transparency, comment out own_window_transparent = true and use own_window_argb_visual = true and the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Swap - The Age Old Question

    Put a lot of effort into it eh? :P

    On Arch I just turned on SimpleScreenRecorder which uses up the most CPU of any app I know of.
    Recording a 3480x2160 video at 60hz with sound and still 0% of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Swap - The Age Old Question

    All I get is this:

    $ free -mh
    total used free shared buff/cache available
    Mem: 15Gi 1.2Gi 13Gi 120Mi 1.0Gi 13Gi...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Swap - The Age Old Question

    I have not ever seen any of my swap file being used. I've monitored it too. I seen someone with a 1 core processor need to and did use swap but, not here on any systems: an old and a newer computer....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Swap - The Age Old Question

    I had a quad core for 10 years and it never used 1% of swap, now on an i7 with SSD it still never uses %1 of swap.
    But, rather than finding any alternative, I setup a 4GB (2GB as mentioned above...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB ignoring timeout/hidden settings (or how do I force GRUB to auto boot Lubunt

    Glad that did the trick for you b-ric-z! Sounds like that is precisely what you were looking for.



    Thank you deadflowr for promoting my Wiki! :)

    No one ever posts any questions or anything...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB ignoring timeout/hidden settings (or how do I force GRUB to auto boot Lubunt

    I set mine to 60 seconds because I need the extra time to ponder as needed. :D

    I'm booting Arch Linux, Debian Buster and Testing, Fedora 30 and 31, openSUSE Tumbleweed, MX Linux 18 and 19,...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB ignoring timeout/hidden settings (or how do I force GRUB to auto boot Lubunt

    Here is my /etc/default/grub file on Xubuntu 18.04.4:

    GRUB_DEFAULT=17
    GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden
    GRUB_TIMEOUT=60
    GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`...
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