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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade partially failed 20.04 to 21.04

    It complains that the packages gdebi-core and gdebi are not installed. Have you made sure they're actually installed?

    There's also a syntax warning (just a warning) from a python script belonging...
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    [ubuntu] Re: connecting my cell phone

    Try your phone's settings. They allow you to choose what the phone makes available to the computer: nothing (just charge), networking, photos, any file. Where and how depends on the details of your...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Change all home Ubuntu folders path in a NTFS partition to share them with Window

    Windows has some protections in place to prevent you from damaging system files. Those protections don't work when accessing the filesystem from Ubuntu. The filesystem driver for NTFS on Linux was...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Drive 2 is under media and is treated as a removable drive

    Your filemanager can mount whatever filesystem it finds and will do so in /media. It treats removable filesystems and internal ones in the same way. The solution is to make an entry for this second...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade to 21.10

    We get threads about this every 6 months. It's normal that it takes up to two weeks before the upgrade is released. Sometimes longer.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Keep recieving "Sorry, try again" message when entering password

    I understand you're doing this on a remote Ubuntu server, from a Windows 10 client. The password you need is your password on the server. It has nothing to do with anything you did to your Windows 10...
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    Re: Text on websites is too light to read

    I wouldn't expect ttf-mscorefonts-installer to make a difference. I've never had that installed and never had any such problems with Firefox.

    You shouldn't need specific themes or extensions to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot into system!

    It only appears to detect one hard drive, sda, which appears to be a live disk on a 128GB Lexar USB Flash Drive, according to line 77. So no internal hard drive is detected. Loose cable maybe?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot uefi problem

    Both Ubuntu and Windows appear to be properly installed, both having a bootloader in the EFI partition on drive sda. Maybe Windows installed an update and changed UEFI settings to boot Windows by...
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    Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Skipping Windows

    It appears that Windows is in legacy mode and Ubuntu in UEFI mode, on separate drives. The Windows drive has a Windows bootloader, the Ubuntu drive has an EFI partition with Ubuntu bootloader.

    The...
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    Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Skipping Windows

    Boot-Repair can create a boot info summary, giving you a link to share on the forums. Can you give us that link? That will give some more information.

    Windows 10 is usually installed in UEFI mode....
  12. [xubuntu] Re: repeated error messages when running apt-get

    If you run
    export LANG=C_LANGall following output in the same terminal will be in English. That may be slightly easier to some of us.

    BTW, I see a huge pile of autoremovable packages. That may be...
  13. Re: 30 seconds into using ubuntu and it's already broken!

    Somehow, the archive containing the upgrade was corrupted. Try deleting it and redownloading:
    sudo apt clean
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install -f
    That's normal security. See...
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    Re: Help with scp command

    On which computer are you running that command? Your own or the server?

    The first argument of scp is the source (where you want to copy from), the second is the destination (where you want to copy...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How to turn off all the bells and whistles/ basic mode/adjust for best perf.

    Best is not install the bells and whistles in the first place. Use a lighter desktop environment (like the one you get in Lubuntu) or install no desktop environment at all, just a window manager. Or...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Change all home Ubuntu folders path in a NTFS partition to share them with Window

    The reason why it didn't work, was that after rebooting the Windows partition wasn't mounted, so the directories the XDG_*_DIR pointed to didn't exist.

    Best to use /etc/fstab to mount your Windows...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Is ext4 the only way to copy files from Pre-Fail but OK HDD?

    FAT doesn't support files larger than 4GB. Support for NTFS was reverse engineered on Linux. Strange errors may occur, although generally it works. It could be a problem with block allocation,...
  18. Thread: Why updates

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    Re: Why updates

    I had 44 upgraded packages on my 21.04 system in the past 7 days. There were 2 kernel upgrades, each involving 4 upgraded packages and some newly installed ones. It's uncommon to have 2 kernel...
  19. Re: stupid crossed out circle keeps appearing on my screen randomly every couple seco

    Similar issue here: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2466560

    Unfortunately, no solution.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Where to install programs in a good way?

    Most applications you install will (or should) be handled by your package manager (Ubuntu Software, apt, Synaptic, whatever tool you use) and that will decide where it will be installed. Or rather,...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: I can't install Ubuntu 21.04 on Acer laptop

    Have you verified the download is correct? Calculate the hash and compare it to the official source. How did you create the live usb? Creating one without persistence is more reliable. Have you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can i install ubuntu to a new Disk?

    We all want our hard drives untouched and working forever, but the truth is that we accidentally touch them and sometimes they just break down. So it's best to have backups anyway.

    tea for one...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: when writing in hebrew in Writer the period appears on the other side

    I've never tried writing anything right-to-left, so I'm speculating a bit here.

    LibreOffice supports bidirectional text. So you can write some English text (left to right), then some Hebrew text...
  24. Re: fail to start user manager for uid 120

    There is no /USR. I assume you're talking about /usr. Capitalisation matters.

    /usr must have permissions 755. With 774, normal users have no execute permission and cannot change to the directory...
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    [xubuntu] Re: How do I change name of hard disk

    As this is an internal drive (i.e., it's always present), the best way would be to put it in your fstab. Basically, create an empty directory that will serve as a mountpoint. It doesn't matter what...
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