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    Re: Is my hdd dying?

    +1 w/CelticWarrior. Time to get a new one.
  2. Re: Graphics issues even after fresh 20.04 install

    Have yo tried pulling the cover and checking that all fans are clean and functioning?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive Blank?

    Spinners usually give you some warning, SSDs rarely do.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive Blank?

    If the PC recognizes that the HD is there but you cannot create a partition on it, it sure sounds like the drive died.
  5. Thread: Upgrading CPU

    by Autodave
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading CPU

    uBlock

    is an add-on for your browser. It does a great job of blocking ads and other things running in the background. It allows more of your computing power to go to what you want: the video. ...
  6. Thread: Upgrading CPU

    by Autodave
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading CPU

    How much RAM do you have? What version of 'buntu are you running? Have you tried running uBlock on your browser?
  7. [SOLVED] Re: PC unable to boot, by pressing the start-button

    Most likely the power supply. Next most likely would be the mother board.

    I assume that you have checked wiring connections?
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 freezes and does not allow any activity

    If you have more thanone RAM chip in there, try removing all but one of them (make sure it is in the #1 slot) and see what happens. Test each of them individually by using the machine as you...
  9. [other] Re: Why does ubuntu 20.04 reboots randomly??

    That generally is a sigh of failing RAM chip. I would run a memory test first. It could be a myriad of other things with a power supply being the next most common item.

    Is this a laptop or...
  10. Thread: Hang problem

    by Autodave
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hang problem

    You do not want to use the Intel graphics: that is what is on your motherboard. And since you have an nVidia card, your monitor is not hooked up to the motherboard but rather to the nVidia card.
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    Re: Battery not charging

    You need to start with a new battery: from HP or at least some company known to sell good ones. If in doubt, buy HP.
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    Re: Battery not charging

    Aftermarket batteries have always been a problem. And, the cheaper the battery the more numerous the problems. I have 2 HP laptops here and several in other people's hands. Never had a problem...
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    Re: Hello and Goodbye

    Been with Linux for over 11 years now. While there are still things that are lacking with drivers, I can absolutely say that life with Linux is a thousand times better than it was 11 years ago. I...
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    Re: Battery not charging

    Sounds like a defective battery to me. Did you buy it from HP or aftermarket? I have had great luck with some aftermarket batteries and horrible luck with others. Understand that the aftermarket...
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    [SOLVED] Re: increasing audio distortion

    To get Audacity working again you probably need to go into Audacity -> Edit -> Preferences -> Devices
  16. Re: Epson ET 14000 squirts way too much black on pictures

    Hook it up to a Win machine and see if it prints normally.
  17. Thread: Audio problem

    by Autodave
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    [ubuntu] Re: Audio problem

    I would start by checking with either another set of speakers or at least headphones. If still bad, then you have a hardware problem of some sort.
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    [SOLVED] Re: adding RAM while in hibernated state

    +1 with ajgreeny. NEVER do anything like that unless machine is totally shut down.
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    Re: ATA/HDD massive problems

    You evidently have a bad HD. It could possibly be overheating or just plain failing. It could be drawing just a little too much power and shutting down. If you could check the voltages, that might...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Install failure on Dell OptiPlex - I get the desktop but it's totally unresponsiv

    What version of Windows are you running? What version of 'buntu are you trying to install? Fast boot disabled in BIOS?
  21. Re: [ubuntu][20.04 LTS] Weather applet not showing forecast

    Go here and download the file. http://repo.linuxliteos.com/linuxlit....0-1_amd64.deb The only problem that I had was that the software installer refused to install this file on 2 different machines...
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    Re: Running slow with internet sites

    The quickest and easiest way that I have found to speed Firefox (or any browser) uo is to add the uBlock extension. Disable all other ad blockers. I would also change to Duckduckgo.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu installer fails to partition Windows 10 drive

    Back up EVERYTHING before doing any of the above mentioned!!!!!
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: Last update crashed my Nvidia driver.

    Yes it could especially if you are using a 5.08 kernel. I had all sorts of problems and went back to the 5.04.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cleaning Video Card

    Hold the fan from spinning and blast it with a compressed air can.
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