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  1. Re: android phone data recovery after factory reset

    Well I have a family Android but I don't use it often. My thoughts would be to look to photorec to recover photos (same stable as testdisk) but the same principles apply as on PC - don't try to...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How to create full install Ubuntu that can be used in any computers?

    If you want to install a boot loader in /dev/sdc1 you can try installing rEFInd and at installation time specify the prepared /dev/sdc1 (EFI partition with boot flags enabled) to receive the rEFInd...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Newbie in Ubuntu Made a Dumb Potentially Fatal Mistake

    this is a good learning exercise.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Newbie in Ubuntu Made a Dumb Potentially Fatal Mistake

    I looked around briefly for .. reverse sudo apt purge .. and found a few threads which might help you.

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/522712/undo-apt-get-remove-purge

    and as I though .. try...
  5. Re: Too many programs with Segmentation fault

    Could this be related to 20.04 dropping Python 2?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to open misplaced backup file

    There are two methods I use currently (and frequently) to scour the filesystem (or target folders) for files I have buried away

    The first is to use sudo locate <some-pattern-in-file-name> .. but...
  7. [lubuntu] Re: Can Lubuntu 20.04LTS have drag-drop actions that trigger a shell script?

    I am still on Ubuntu 18.04 but I also have classic gnome flashback installed for the older "look and feel".
    I have not yet tried this in 20.04 but as a guess, with no experience in your symptoms, I...
  8. [xubuntu] Re: Is it possible? Clone a Windows 10 to an SSD in the same machine?

    Here are my first thoughts.
    Clone Windows 10 into SSD in DVD caddy.
    Create a Windows 10 Recovery flash drive as a precaution.
    A Ubuntu LiveUSB will be useful in an emergency. Rufus in Windows can...
  9. Re: too much freezing/slow websites : what is the next web browser I should try?

    I have had a few freezes recently when parsing large files and I looked into the subject and came across this.

    https://github.com/rfjakob/earlyoom

    I think my issue is I need to buy more RAM.
    ...
  10. Re: PDF Looks/prints great on Windows, but is wrong on Ubuntu

    Explore using Scribus in Ubuntu repo. It deals with professional print quality CYMK.
    And with Inkscape creating your vector objects you can design your own label(s) in desktop.
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    Re: Can't launch ubuntu terminal

    Does Applications > System Tools > Terminal launch o.k.? Mind you I am in Gnome-Flashback.
  12. Re: How can I set programs to open on a certain monitor?

    Possibly try x-tile.
  13. Re: Windows overrides my boot menu - No menu present and cannot load Ubuntu

    If you look at line 877 in your pastebin report there is reference to efibootmgr.

    You can test that in your terminal.

    efibootmgr -v

    Ubuntu is right at then end of the list.

    You can change...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: any way to fix freezing browser with online shard collaborative documents?

    Brave browser?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: any way to fix freezing browser with online shard collaborative documents?

    Have you considered using Google Sheets instead?
  16. [lubuntu] Re: Nvidia driver issue caused system to become unbootable...next steps?

    What does this command yield ..

    sudo mokutil --sb-state

    ah! you can't type this command.

    then any tips here?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to save your old Tomboy notes files

    I use cherrytree editor extensively and although I have not used this feature you can import Tomboy notes.
    Cherrytree can import a bunch of other formats.
    In fact I also retain Tomboy notes.
  18. Re: Worst nightmare. Lost all my files after upgrade

    This is a sad case. If you search "reverse mkfs.ext4" you see the difficulties ahead.
    You might try posting question in testdisk forum in addition to advice from this forum.
    All the advice is to...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: kubuntu 20.04 dual boot clean install with win10 - won't boot windows

    These many, many discussions on dual boot problems brings to mind Danny Kaye.
    The Pellet with the Poison's in the Vessel with the Pestle - The Court (7/9) Movie CLIP (1956) HD
  20. [SOLVED] Re: PC boots straight into windows (dual install)

    I have read the above article and I support the writer's views.



    I have Dell, not HP, and I use rEFInd for a multi-OS configuration.

    After installing rEFInd (I will not give instructions...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Triple Boot with another version of ubuntu

    I have a Dell. You need to check which is USB 2.0 vs. USB 3.0 ports. My external SSD docking station requires USB 3.0 which is faster.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Recover data from damaged encripted installation

    If you are studying this as a computer science exercise then I suggest that you add the string "forensics" to your google search and you will get into posts from various computer forensics...
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    Re: Xorg and multiple X Screens

    I'm not sure if x-tile is relevant for you. But giuspen (the author) develops a nice set of tools.
  24. Re: advice needed on grsync programme for backing up

    Don't forget the "dry run" feature to test your runs before the "real run".
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Lost grub and access to Ubuntu after Windows 10 upgrade

    This post wriiten by the author of rEFInd might help later if you decide to retain it (after sorting the apparent underlying problem).
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