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    Re: Cannot boot from USB on Intel NUC

    I do not know NUC models, but there seem to be some issues with them.

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/1208978/intel-corporation-device-80860d4f-is-not-supported-on-ubuntu-18-04-3
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    this...
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    Re: Nvidia Driver Install Fail

    If you installed the .run version you will have issues with every kernel update.
    You in effect have to reinstall the driver into the kernel every time.
    The Ubuntu versions automatically handle...
  3. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    I thought you were updating to the newest.
    I often have skipped multiple versions as I had not checked for a while and vendor put out multiple updates in a short time.

    UEFI/BIOS issues are not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brother printer keep pausing

    I just installed a 2390 and have no issues.
    fred@Z170N-focal:~$ lpstat -l -e
    Brother_HL_L2390DW network none ipp://Brother%20HL-L2390DW._ipp._tcp.local/
    HL_L2390DW network none...
  5. Re: Install failure - fails on even the distros ones that previously worked :-(

    How old is this system?
    How much RAM since very old?

    Looks like a MCP61 is equivalent to the GeForce 6150.

    If so, it needs the 304.xx driver which is not supported in newest Ubuntu....
  6. Re: Install failure - fails on even the distros ones that previously worked :-(

    Post what video card/chip you have.
    How to set NOMODESET and other kernel boot options in grub2 - both BIOS liveCD & grub first boot ( also UEFI with grub)
    How to add boot parameters, grub menu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2TB Bootable USB 3.0 Stick Problems

    Did you really pay over $1000 for a flash drive?
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/largest-flash-drives/

    If you paid a lot less, it may be one of the fake drives where they take a much...
  8. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    I always suggest updating UEFI/BIOS.
    Just make sure you are not using just battery power if laptop, nor in middle of thunderstorm. Any power interruption can cause a major issue.

    There are a few...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 5 A514-52

    Several sets of instructions on changing AHCI.
    You can change back to Intel SRT, but then Ubuntu will not work. So have to convert Windows to use AHCI.

    Windows AHCI instructions - some have...
  10. Re: How to install ubuntu 20.04 on non UEFI machine

    Two other V5 installs.
    How to install Ubuntu for dual-boot with Windows 8 on Acer Aspire V5-551G. Post #3 Supervisory password required
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2176273
    Acer...
  11. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    Windows 7 supports UEFI, but does not support UEFI Secure Boot.

    You can look into your UEFI/BIOS and see version number, then look online for your vendor's support site and see if there is an...
  12. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    I would check if you have a UEFI/BIOS update.
    Often the early UEFI implementations needed updates as vendors were also fixing things.

    If not an gpt drive, you have to in gparted choose to change...
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    Re: Partition HD for Ubuntu

    Everyone does it different based on needs & experience.

    I find even my best, optimal layout a few years later is not so good. But by then I am not sure I want to rely on my main working drive and...
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    Re: BIG partition problems :/

    While you have to use your Windows repair flash drive or installer to fix Windows, it also looks like you made it too small.
    Windows NTFS needs 30% free to run well. At 10% free, it can take forever...
  15. [lubuntu] Re: Ideapad S340 with Ubuntu+Win10 in dual boot mode

    Issues & solutions are often command across multiple similar models by vendor.
    These may be similar.

    Lenovo Ideapad 320 Post #13 install without grub & then use Boot-Repair...
  16. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    I started conversion to gpt in 2010 and had to have a bios_grub. Grub just would not install without it. Windows XP then was separate MBR drive.
    Then in 2012, as new hardware was UEFI, I started to...
  17. Re: Two Linux (Linux-learner) Backup-computer partitioning...

    The 63 sectors is before the first partition with old systems XP era & maybe early Windows 7. It now is 2048 for alignment with new systems.
    Grub in BIOS mode installs to MBR, but MBR is so tiny it...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Problems installing Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 5 A514-52

    Often easier with UEFI Secure Boot off. Screen 3.
    Probably your Optane setting, drives need to be AHCI. Screen 5.

    General UEFI info in link in my signature.

    Issues often common by Brand, so...
  19. Re: Looking to research components for building a new machine from scratch

    I liked pcpart picker. Did not use suggested vendors as I ordered everything from one.
    But it saved me from ordering the wrong drive. I was building a SFF system and picked a standard 3.5" drive. It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 installation problem

    All those partitions are standard & normal.
    Many use Windows to shrink largest NTFS partition and install Ubuntu.

    But have you updated UEFI from Dell to latest version.
    As CatKiller suggested,...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Grub not loading most times (win10 + ubuntu 18.04)

    The far from start of disk used to be an issue with old BIOS that had a limit of 137GB for boot files. Those systems had a 120GB mx drive and users installed a larger drive. Really only applied to 15...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Boot repair failed

    Boot-Repair will not fix your install.
    It works fine with standard installs with / (root) or even if you also have a /boot.
    But when you start creating partitions for every system folder, it does...
  23. [xubuntu] Re: Is it possible? Clone a Windows 10 to an SSD in the same machine?

    If a newer UEFI system, you have product key inside the UEFI, so any install of Windows automatically uses it.

    Product key now in UEFI/BIOS...
  24. Re: Unable to boot after 20.04 install on multiple O/S setup

    Then you are using UEFI to boot.
    You may be able to manually boot in BIOS mode thru MBR to old install. But will not be able to boot Windows, unless BIOS grub by passes boot flag & lets you boot it...
  25. Re: Unable to boot after 20.04 install on multiple O/S setup

    Because you have the ESP and your fstab has the mount of your ESP, Boot-Repair is seeing your install as UEFI.
    I thought the grub-pc install would remove the mount of the ESP. But you reinstalled...
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