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    [ubuntu] Re: Text to speech voices for Ubuntu 12.04

    thread Closed.

    Obsoleted, now unsupported version of Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to Ubuntu - Please Bear With Me

    Your HP Probook may need UEFI update.
    Dell has updates for docks.

    XPS 13 [SOLVED] dock Dell TB16 does not work - needed Firmware updates & UEFI setting Dell...
  3. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    If using an older system, a lightweight flavor is probably better.
    Ubuntu using gnome3 expects newer systems with more RAM & better video cards/chips.

    https://ubuntu.com/download/flavours
    Light...
  4. Re: ubuntu 20 with kde optiplex 7010 ramdon hangs blank screen

    Please use code tags for longer terminal output.
    Easy to add with Forum's advanced Editor and # icon. I just did that.

    Last error seems to be related to Radeon.
    I do not know AMD/Radeon...
  5. Re: ubuntu 20 with kde optiplex 7010 ramdon hangs blank screen

    Just posted this:
    I get two screenfuls of warnings, but system works.
    Review log files
    sudo egrep -i 'warn|error' /var/log/*g
    ...
  6. Thread: Upgrading CPU

    by oldfred
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading CPU

    My system seems to be working ok, but I get at least two screen fulls of messages, all warnings.

    sudo egrep -i 'warn|error' /var/log/*g
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mac New user installation issues

    Screen issues are usually video card/chip related.

    This shows install to Mac and mentions nomodeset.
    With PC we used to have to use nomodeset boot parameter until we installed the correct video...
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    Re: long boot times in 20.04

    Some things to review & see if they apply.
    But using SSD, is a hardware fix for some issues.

    Slow Boot --------------------------------
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2450783...
  9. [server] Re: ubuntu 16.04.6 - 300GB upgrade for sda - doesnt work

    I do not know LVM, but you do not have 600GB with MBR partitioning.
    The extended partition sda2 is a container for logical partitions.
    Your sda5 then is one logical partition using the entire...
  10. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    Good advice above.
    Dual boot or use virtual install.
    Expect steep learning curve, but worth it if willing to try.

    My story.
    I used Windows XP at work & home before retiring, years ago.
    At...
  11. Re: ubuntu 20 with kde optiplex 7010 ramdon hangs blank screen

    Do you have latest UEFI from Dell?
    Older Haswell may not have very new UEFI, but often had several updates from when originally released.
    Also is SSD using latest firmware?

    If possible do not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mac New user installation issues

    The moklist is related to UEFI Secure Boot, used with most PC.
    But Mac have their own version of UEFI.

    Does your Mac even have Secure boot?
    If not then there would not be a Secure boot key list...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New user installation issues

    Moved to Apple sub-forum as Macs have some unique requirements.

    Exactly which model Mac.
    Just about each version seems to need something different.

    Some links I have saved, showing various...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing new NVIDIA drivier

    Drivers do not auto delete previous installs.
    So if you install a different driver, you must purge old driver first.
    We typically do not suggest to download the .run file from nVidia as you then...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: noatime - nvme drive

    My first SSD was about 10 years ago, a tiny 60GB boot drive of unkown manufacturer from Microcenter computer store, store brand.

    So I have used noatime for all SSD mounts and relatime for all HDD...
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    Re: Timeshift - "Not enough disk space"

    Did you houseclean trash?
    Space is still used until trash emptied.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 21.04 hangs or crashes and leaves orphaned inodes

    I used to run Ubuntu in my old laptop from 2006 with 1.5GB of RAM. I quickly learned to not open more than a few tabs in Firefox and only terminal & one other smaller app. If I wanted a larger app...
  18. Re: can't get to https://ubuntuforums.org/ using ubuntu

    If we have issues with Forum, I run this to see if somewhere a connection is down.

    mtr www.ubuntuforums.org
  19. Thread: i386 support

    by oldfred
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    Re: i386 support

    Users often think they need 32 bit as they have 32 bit Windows.
    May be 64 bit hardware and 64 bit Ubuntu or more likely a lightweight flavor of Ubuntu will work just fine.

    Almost all UEFI systems...
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    Re: Mid-range Laptop Recommendation

    Most vendors, first level help desk will say they do not support Linux.
    But indirectly vendors are starting to allow UEFI update directly from Linux.
    I would consider systems that have fwupd as...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installed alongside windows 10 on new acer laptop boots straight to window

    You mention new, but even new systems often have UEFI firmware updates.

    Asus x541ua Update of UEFI & SSD firmware solved issues
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2414431...
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    Re: Ubuntu won't recognize my SSD

    Many also need UEFI firmware update & SSD firmware update.

    Just an example, have seen issue with many brands.
    Asus x541ua Update of UEFI & SSD firmware solved issues...
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    Re: Ubuntu won't recognize my SSD

    You have to first convert Windows to use AHCI.
    Windows AHCI instructions - some have found safeboot method better...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installed alongside windows 10 on new acer laptop boots straight to window

    Your /cdrom/EFI/BOOT/grubx64.efi does not sound correct. Do you even have a CDROM?
    Flash drive installer may have a CD/DVD mount as it often is a hybrid DVD/flash configuration.

    It should be...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Dependecies problem installing Grub update on 20.04.2

    I might try these:
    dpkg --configure -a
    apt-get -f install

    And then manually install each dependency.
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