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  1. [ubuntu] Re: The update information is outdated - Ubuntu 20.04

    Try this. Click on Activities and type software and then click on Software Updater. See what that does. Ubuntu is set to notify the user of updates after a set period of time. Using the terminal to...
  2. [lubuntu] Re: Screens go black after entering password at log in screen

    You say both screens go blank. Is this laptop also connected to a monitor? What happens if you load Ubuntu with the monitor not connected to the laptop?

    I am curious about this issue because I...
  3. Re: Latest Ubuntu and TPM And Secure Boot

    I think the question you should be asking is: "Does Linux require an enabled Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip? Ubuntu is kept up to date with Linux kernels. I am very certain that my 2007...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Clean up (before/after) adding new Ubuntu version

    I do not understand why you are troubled by that fact. A utility is used to probe all the drives looking for operating systems. The more operating systems the longer it takes to find them. It is...
  5. Re: Any Linux distributions targeting mobile laptop computing in 2021?

    Over time a laptop battery's ability to hold a charge will diminish. The runtime will be reduced. It is said:

    The reduction in battery life is not the cost of using Linux. It is the cost of...
  6. Re: Issue with Snap version of Minecraft and AppArmor

    There is something you could try. Open Ubuntu Software and search for Minecraft. You might find a permissions tab that allows you to make some adjustments. Or, you might find that the demo version is...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu over Ubuntu game pack

    How did you install Ubuntu Game Pack? How did you install Lubuntu? Or, did someone else do it for you?

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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu is acting up

    If you follow a tutorial it helps us if you provide a link to the tutorial. It helps if we know the instructions that you are following. It may even be that the tutorial does not apply to the version...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Changing the Background Color of GRUB

    You are following instructions that you found online. We do not know what those instructions are. It would help if you provided a link to those instructions.

    When we run update-grub we are running...
  10. Re: password for ubuntu image not working

    What version of Ubuntu are you using? Ubuntu Desktop? Ubuntu Server? Ubuntu Core?

  11. Re: I want to upgrade from 18.04 to get to 21.04...what hurdles will confront me?

    Open Software & Updates>Updates tab and set Notify me of new Ubuntu version to For Long Term Support versions and leave it there. In this way you can upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS and then at...
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    Re: Upgrading from 21.04

    It will all depend on having Software & Updates set to notify you for any new version. A few days ago I upgraded an install of 20.10 to 21.04 and immediately I was invited to upgrade to 21.10....
  13. Re: Next Ubuntu release named 'jammy'

    So, the jammy repositories are now in place. It is off we go!

  14. Re: Ubuntu came with no wifi connection

    Can I give the point of view of a home user with next to no experience of this subject?

    Fourteen years ago I needed a new computer. I was reading computer magazines and found out about Linux and...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: 20.04 Ubuntu Background image is hiding new windows opened by programs

    Excuse me but I am confused. Your mention of Places and the Activities drop down menu got me wondering if you and I are using the same desktop environment. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.3 with the standard...
  16. [SOLVED] 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...
  17. [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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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.

  22. [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...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Booteable USB for Legacy and UEFI

    How about giving us a link to that tutorial?

  24. 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...
  25. 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...
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