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  1. [gnome] 3.28.2 - 18.04 - Desktop icons now hidden, right click menu wrong

    I installed some different programs to randomly select a wallpaper, the latest being the gnome extension Random Wallpaper but despite removing this, the desktop icons that were there are no longer, I...
  2. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Paddy, I would love if I could use Gnome 3.2 with this setup, not least because alt+tab for me very often freezes my system, but I understand with 18.04 we are locked in to 3.28.2 with this setup.
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    Fix or refresh apparmor profiles?

    I only became aware of apparmor as I was following this guide to move the location of my mysql dir:

    How To Move a MySQL Data Directory to a New Location on Ubuntu 18.04

    After creating the alias...
  4. Launcher for .jar program and associate files?

    I use Mars4_5.jar for assembly coding but I would like to be able to access it quickly with the Super key.

    It would also be great if I could then associate .asm files so that they are recognised...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: 16.04: Alt+tab keyboard shortcut crashes system

    I have put that in place, thank you very much for the tip.

    Is there anything I can do about the alt+tab crashing, perhaps this is more a Gnome issue than Ubuntu?
  6. [ubuntu] Re: 16.04: Alt+tab keyboard shortcut crashes system

    Bump.
  7. [ubuntu] 16.04: Alt+tab keyboard shortcut crashes system

    I have gotten used to not using alt+tab to switch program but I would like to start using it again, instead of using the less functional alt+, or manually navigating to docky to select the specific...
  8. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    So after boot-repair did not resolve the issue, which was not surprising as it is a complex setup, I properly read the description of the fix-grub.sh script, which is designed to resolve issues when...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    Chain loading works, I have been using it the last few months, for reference: Using VeraCrypt with a UEFI dual boot setup

    So after boot-repair did not resolve the issue, which was not surprising...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    I tried boot-repair several times, but it always ends with it telling me there was a problem during repair, and when I reboot I now just have a grub prompt, instead of a menu.

    This is the report...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    Hi oldfred.

    I mounted with Nautilus - from within the Ubuntu Live USB 'try without installing', because I cannot boot normally, even with recovery - not sure if you saw that in my original post?
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  12. [SOLVED] Re: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    Hi yancek, thanks for the input.




    Unsure exactly what we need, I am going to risk providing too much info here, rather than too little. After just booting into the Live USB:

    ...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    Mod please delete this post.
  14. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I have also asked for help here: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?
  15. [SOLVED] 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?

    I am using a custom install after following Paddy Laundau's ManualFullSystemEncryption guide (this is a lengthy article and just here for reference), it has been working fine, and it automatically...
  16. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I have booted into a 16.04 live USB, and mounted the container containing boot and root. I open in a terminal the dir /media/ubuntu/root/usr/local/sbin and then input sudo ./refreshgrub but this...
  17. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I was hoping maybe it could be fixed with the live USB, maybe running the script, or completing one of the final installation steps to fix grub?

    It took a lot of time to get my system working as...
  18. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Paddy, I did sudo apt upgrade, and at one point there was a message about a new version /etc/default/grub being available, but my local version being modified, and I backed up local version to ~, and...
  19. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Thanks Paddy, I will follow that advice.

    And about the loop partitions, are they anything to do with a ManualFullSystemEncryption setup?

    Also, is there a way to force the refreshgrub script to...
  20. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Thanks for that.

    Paddy, I am trying to make a permanent change to my Windows 10 grub menuentry, so that it boots to \EFI\VeraCrypt\DcsBoot.efi instead of EFI\Microsoft\Boot\Bootmgfw.efi. I am...
  21. Making permanent change to grub boot menuentry?

    I dual boot with VeraCrypted Windows, and after I made some change to the Windows 10 grub menuentry in the beginning this has been working fine, i.e. changing the menuentry to point from...
  22. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Both issues on my desktop were resolved, the method is in each thread linked in my previous post. I can confirm both issues also occurred when I followed the guide to install 18.04 on my Dell XPS...
  23. [all variants] Re: 18.04: Even with WaylandEnable=false gdm3 and lightdm only load sometimes

    I am using 18.04, not 16.04.
  24. [all variants] Re: 18.04: Even with WaylandEnable=false gdm3 and lightdm only load sometimes

    lightdm

    So after a sudo apt upgrade a few days ago with the same issue recurring I used nomodeset, switched to a TTY and input the following:


    sudo apt upgradesudo apt purge lightdm
    sudo apt...
  25. [all variants] Re: 18.04: Even with WaylandEnable=false gdm3 and lightdm only load sometimes

    lightdm

    Same black screen again on boot, current workaround:


    sudo apt-get purge lightdmsudo apt-get install --reinstall lightdm
    sudo apt-get install gnome
    reboot
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