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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Questions about versions updated in Software Center and/or Synaptic

    This is the way it works. We get a new Ubuntu version every six months in either April or October. Also Every two years the April release is given five years support and is called a Long Term Support...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Kernel panic not syncing no working init found

    Why Ubuntu 16.04.6? It has reached end of its standard support life. Once installed you will need to activate Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) in order to get security support up to April 2026.
  3. Re: finding and installing software

    We look for Linux equivalent applications or applications that are compatible. Sometimes there are Linux versions.

    This is developed independently of Facebook which might be a plus factor. But...
  4. Re: What is the lightest .txt editor (what is a clone of windows notepad)

    If you are really serious about Windows Notepad then open Ubuntu software and search for Notepad3 (WINE). That is the notepad application that comes with an install of WINE. Someone has made a snap...
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    Re: Cannot create flash drive?!

    What exactly is going wrong. I have had experiences on Ubuntu where Startup Disk Creator would not recognise a Debian ISO as an image to be burned to USB memory stick. So, are these ISO burning...
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    Re: Dualboot WITHOUT Grub??

    You say that in the past you have had trouble with Grub when you removed Ubuntu. Was this is the days of BIOS motherboards? In those days a person needed to re-install the Windows boot loader.

  7. [ubuntu] Re: Booteable USB for Legacy and UEFI

    This is the link I often provide for burning a Ubuntu ISO image to USB memory stick.

    In the reply to thread box click the...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Booteable USB for Legacy and UEFI

    How about giving us a link to that tutorial?

  9. Re: Returned after many years and after some info please

    Actually I am surprised that the Corel organisation is still in business. Its owner made some disastrous business decisions. He switched the product to Linux well before there were sufficient Linux...
  10. Re: Returned after many years and after some info please

    Back in the old days the desktop environment for Ubuntu was Gnome and the user interface was Gnome 2. Then the Gnome developers released the Gnome 3 desktop environment and that gave the Ubuntu...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: CCI: error code model kernel does not support PIC mode

    The answer I am certain is: No, we cannot help. You do not give us any useful information. Hardware specifications? Computer operating system? Dual booting with an operating system other than Linux?...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Shelle Extensions not working on 21.10

    I can confirm that the deb version of Firefox is in the 21.10 repositories and can be installed. I have done it.

  13. Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here


    I have been using Linux/Ubuntu since 2007. I have one machine. I am a home user, an ordinary user. The phrase "Ubuntu for humans" used to be used years ago. It would be a misunderstanding...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Tiny Firefox cursor after 21.10 upgrade?

    You could be right about the switch to the snap package version of Firefox. I do know that the snap packaged version uses Gnome 38 whereas Ubuntu 21.10 has Gnome 40. Try searching for Firefox in...
  15. Re: Freezing on Kubuntu 20.04LTS when switching Users during Login

    Are you waiting long enough? I do not have Kubuntu but on Ubuntu 20.04 that switch user icon when clicked does freeze the lock screen but after a few seconds the screen switches to a login screen. I...
  16. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 doesn’t detect second monitor (AMD)

    What is the make and model of the monitor? How is it connected to the computer video adapter? HDMI or something else? Are you dual booting with another operating system? Is the monitor also a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: i3 no windows, no menu

    It seems that the i3 window manager is coded for the X11 display server. Who knows what will happen if Ubuntu is set to use the Wayland window compositor. It might also be useful to know something...
  18. Re: Stuck in Busybox because sda6 can't mount

    Years ago I got dumped at a Busybox prompt. Re-installing saves time and a person's sanity. There are commands we can run at the Busybox prompt. You need a university degree in Busybox to understand...
  19. Re: How is ZFS coming in Ubuntu's development of it?

    I have a single machine running Ubuntu desktop. I have no experience with ZFS and a little experimental experience of btrfs some years ago. With btrfs an additional option is put into the Friendly...
  20. Re: Touchpad configuration/ acceleration

    In one sense Elementary OS is a derivative of Ubuntu but in other senses it is nothing like Ubuntu. The big difference is the Desktop Environment and the User Interface. It is the User Interface in...
  21. Re: Ubuntu Bootloader installed on internal drive

    To anyone reading this thread and thinking about dual booting Windows and Ubuntu with Windows on one drive and Ubuntu on another drive. Remember to disconnect the Windows drive. When the installation...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20

    We install the Chrome web browser by downloading a Chrome installer package.

    I got that quote from the OMG! Ubuntu web site along with these instructions.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: copy paste files from desktop to nautilus/files ubuntu 21.10

    The Gnome developers do not want icons on their Gnome3 shell desktop. The Ubuntu developers have created a Gnome shell extension that allows icon to be put on the Desktop. It is enabled by default.
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    Re: Ubuntu wont work

    I do not know. Your thread title says "Ubuntu wont work." So, which is it, Ubuntu or Windows 11 that does not work or both?

    Windows 11 will in installed in UEFI mode. Did you install Ubuntu in...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Libreoiffice EOL libreoffice PPA doesn't work

    LibreOffice is one of those default programs that are upgraded throughout the support period of the Ubuntu Long Term Support Version. So, the answer is "Yes." I certainly expect it to happen. The...
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