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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Oh no something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recov

    Reading between the lines, I get the impression that you don't have a recent backup?
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Oh no something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recov

    Interruption of an upgrade has undoubtedly caused your problem.

    After a week without success, surely a fresh install and restore your backup is the solution.
  3. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    When you have booted into a live Ubuntu session, you can double check whether you are in UEFI mode or Legacy mode.

    Open a terminal and enter:-

    [ -d /sys/firmware/efi ] && echo "UEFI mode" ||...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How Do I use the Disks app to mount a drive and add it to fstab?

    Open Disks > Select the Drive > Select the Partition > Additional Partition Options (gearwheel icon) > Edit Mount Options
    ...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: VirtualBox Installation and Required Extras

    You will need to install Virtual Box Guest Additions after you have created the VM

    https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html#guestadd-intro
  6. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    Legacy bios mode is not ideal for Windows 10 and i still suggest that you back up and install both Windows and Ubuntu Unity in UEFI mode with GPT.

    You can download a copy of Windows 10 direct from...
  7. Re: Install hang on dual boot machine - vfat in scsi7 partition #2 (sdb) at /boot/efi

    It looks like you have booted the Ubuntu Unity installer in UEFI mode but you do not have an EFI partition.

    Possibly the Ubuntu Unity installer is different to the Ubuntu installer?
    Which Windows...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: "[Errno 5] Input/output error" during installation

    After you have booted into the live session:-

    Open gparted > Device > Create partition Table > Select gpt
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    Thank you for the info - I've not seen it before and it's another hurdle to jump with a dual boot system.
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    Splendid, it's good to read about successful outcomes.

    Your Intel® Optane™ Memory and Storage Management Application, is that a UEFI setting or a Windows 10 setting?
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    It seems that your difficulty is something to do with Intel Optane.

    I've no personal experience of this technology but there are many internet links with suggestions i.e....
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot problem (GRUB doesn't load).

    A couple of observations in your boot-repair report:-

    Lines 19 - 21: Only one OS detected Ubuntu 20.04.2
    I would expect to see Windows 10 also because it seems to be your default boot OS?

    Line...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse Pointer Locator

    Try this:-

    Settings > Universal Access > Pointing & Clicking > Locate Pointer > Toggle On

    Press left CTRL to locate cursor.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clonezilla for Dummies?

    I would think that this iso is a good choice:-

    https://osdn.net/frs/redir.php?m=ymu&f=clonezilla%2F74520%2Fclonezilla-live-20210127-groovy-amd64.iso

    If you haven't used Clonezilla before,...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Does an app upgrade if you remove the repo in the sources list?

    It is better to mark the thread as solved so other users can reap the benefit of the answer.

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/SolvedThreads
  16. Re: Adding user to sudo group is ineffective

    Settings > Users > Unlock > Add User > Standard or Administrator

    I've not had any need to use it but it may answer your question.
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    Re: Update-initramfs issue

    I think that dpkg -l linux-image* has listed available kernels rather than installed kernels.

    Try this in the terminal and post the output in code tags:-

    ls /boot | grep vmlinuz-
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    Re: Add programs to top and bottom bars

    In post 6, you mentioned that you had installed Gnome Flashback.
    I do not know whether gnome extensions work in a gnome flashback environment but nevertheless, here is a suggestion for:- ...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Applied Ubuntu 18.04 updates, rebooted and now receive No bootable device

    Yes, weird indeed.

    Line 53 - No OS detected

    I would suggest that you boot into a live session and back up your data before anything else.
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    Re: Run Linux off of USB hard disk?

    It certainly does exist in many iterations of UEFI.

    However, in your case, you will have to examine the settings/features/configurations of your Lenovo UEFI.

    There does not seem to be any great...
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    Re: Add programs to top and bottom bars

    I don't think CatKiller was jumping on you at all.
    I understand that you are frustrated but the suggestion about gnome extensions was a valid approach to your dilemma.

    Anyway, here is the info:-...
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    Re: Run Linux off of USB hard disk?

    Just to clarify for future advice and to avoid confusion:-


    Are you interested in a live USB with persistence?
    Or, do you want a full separate installation with username, password etc?

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    Re: Run Linux off of USB hard disk?

    In order to avoid conflict with existing GRUB files on your M.2.SSD, then isolate, de-activate or physically remove the drive before installing Ubuntu on your USB hard disk.

    Ubuntu will install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to change the theme of snaps?

    Here is some info:-

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/06/change-snap-app-theme
    https://snapcraft.io/search?q=gtk+themes
  25. Re: Which motherboard manufacturers will let you update bios/firmware with linux?

    Are you familiar with LVFS https://fwupd.org/

    Secondly, I think that the question should be:--

    Which motherboards have UEFI firmware that can be upgraded without Linux or Windows or Apple i.e....
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