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  1. [kubuntu] FontOnLake: Previously unknown malware family targeting Linux

    Not sure if this is an issue for the Ubuntu repositories ? - https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/10/07/fontonlake-previously-unknown-malware-family-targeting-linux/

    This thread has great advice...
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    What is required to update Claws-Mail ?

    The latest version of Claws Mail for Ubuntu is 3.17.8 , shown at https://packages.ubuntu.com/impish/mail/claws-mail

    I'd like to bring that up to the latest version (see...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    Just an update - I have not had the black square issues since following the advice in regards to a Firefox configuration ( https://techcult.com/how-to-fix-firefox-black-screen-issue/ ). Currently...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Can I remove Ruby ?

    Thanks for your reply. For some reason I saved the log file from the Jekyll installation and it does seem that was "why" I installed Ruby. There is a lot of libraries there. Seems that install was...
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    [kubuntu] Can I remove Ruby ?

    I think I may have installed Ruby or Ruby on Rails for use with Jekyll ( https://jekyllrb.com/ ), which involved gem and bundler

    As I don't use Jekyll anymore (now Hugo - https://gohugo.io/ ) ,...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    I have made no changes to the drivers. On the 7th Sept I changed the Firefox settings as per How To Fix Firefox Black Screen Issue , and there have been no problems since. So I will have to assume...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bash script at startup or Cron ?

    Thanks for your reply. I think your approach is better than a bash script or cron job, as it simply takes care of itself. I compared what your specs were with what I have ..There was the obvious...
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    [SOLVED] Bash script at startup or Cron ?

    Trying to free up disk space today and noticed this command


    #To delete all entries older than two days, use this command:
    sudo journalctl --vacuum-time=2d

    and it resulted in
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    Good idea. I'll have to backup everything first though. Nothing worse than no monitor when trying to troubleshoot.



    Dell have advised that the nVidia GPU is a chip , and the integrated GPU is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 403 Forbidden - Ubuntu updates ??

    It downloaded and updating everything except the archives with the "403". I just tried it again now, and it was able to retrieve those as well. So it's all okay now. Maybe next time I just wait for a...
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    [SOLVED] 403 Forbidden - Ubuntu updates ??

    $ sudo apt-get update




    $ sudo apt upgrade
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    From https://downloads.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_laptop/esuprt_inspiron_laptop/inspiron-15-3542-laptop_reference%20guide_en-us.pdf#Cedar_15_specs.indd%3AVideo_1 there is only one video...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update (sudo apt update) errors ??

    Thanks, as you say, it's okay now.
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    [SOLVED] Update (sudo apt update) errors ??

    $ sudo apt update
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    Yes, the 470 didn't fix it. What will booting from a usb stick prove or not prove, when the problem is intermittent, and there were hundreds of updates since the initial installation. It is only...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    Have now installed nvidia-driver-470 and uninstalled nvidia-driver-460
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    It's a Dell Inspiron 3542 - Specs are at https://downloads.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_laptop/esuprt_inspiron_laptop/inspiron-15-3542-laptop_reference%20guide_en-us.pdf


    $ ubuntu-drivers...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    Thanks for your reply. I did have another monitor hooked up, but of course it can only be hooked up as HDMI and it is a reflection/mirror of the laptop. So yes, it did happen on the external monitor,...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    To catch it will be very hard, as it goes within a second or two, disappears, then later it may appear again. It is very much like the picture at https://silicophilic.com/black-box-keeps-flashing/
    ...
  20. [SOLVED] Screen has black squares intermittently - "BadWindow" messages

    For the last few weeks the screen/monitor on this Dell laptop has been intermittently having these black squares. They appear for a second or two then disappear. I initiall y thought it was the...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @sudodus, Thanks very much for your help.



    That could well have been the problem.



    No, none at all, whether I used the gui or the command line of mkusb and the tools included with it, all...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Oracle VM and no shared folders

    Thanks for your help. Today was able to install Win 8.1 on the old laptop and get through a looping error by modifying the Registry. That means I have no need at present to install any VM.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Oracle VM and no shared folders

    Okay thanks for the clarification.



    Hmm, but I'm sure the guest additions install needs the VM installed and in place, it was something like "Device | Add" or similar, within the VM ?


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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @sudodus - Thanks for your help. As it turns out, the plan to erase an old laptop and install Win 8 or 10 on that, have now come to a halt. I had no end of problems with trying to use the Microsoft...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Oracle VM and no shared folders

    Thanks, it certainly had performance issues, so that is probably why.



    Thanks, is there also a method to 'unload' the VirtualBox software, after I have used it ? Meaning if I gave it 2.5 Gb...
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