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  1. Re: How disable automatic delete of packages in var/cache/apt/archives ?

    You can make apt NOT keep packages with


    sudo apt-get autoclean


    Does that look familiar? I don't know how to undo this

    This may help:
    https://linux.die.net/man/8/apt-get
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Need help with setting up an DVD/CD RW drive (DA-8A6SH) with Ubuntu 20.04

    You can open the tray with:


    sudo eject /dev/sr0
  3. [SOLVED] Re: After activating firewall of remote server I can not login with ssh

    You will need to reboot the server and hopefully this will help. You may be able to use the console in the DigitalOcean web interface but you forgot to allow the SSH traffic both ways so you severed...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Confused Noob: Where are the System Folders?

    MInt is based on Ubuntu (Or Debian, which Ubuntu is based on) and the folders are identical. For the most part in most distributions the folders are in the same locations too. Its one of the beautys...
  5. Re: LUBUNTU Disabled nvidia nouveau driver now the system not startup

    Use root recovery (Hold SHIFT at boot and select root). You can then run


    mount -o remount,rw /
    mv /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf ...
  6. Re: Widget for To-Do Tasks on desktop?

    What is the message. Seems to just extract a set of pre-compiled files from the Rainlendar-Lite-2.15.4-amd64.tar.bz2 on the website.

    If you run the rainlendar2 binary in the folder that extract...
  7. Re: Software Updater in 18.04 does not show 20.04

    You won't see the LTS for a week or so. It has to hit the first point release so when 20.04.1 is out you will see the release available
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    Re: Linux 5.8 Kernel

    https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.8/

    If your hardware is all running OK on the official kernel, then I don't suggest you use it
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    Re: Webcam not working

    https://sourceforge.net/p/linux-uvc/mailman/message/36992708/

    May help. Seems


    mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:width=640:height=480:device=/dev/video0 -fps 30

    (Not sure about the spacing...
  10. Re: Can I get windows or my files back?

    Use your backups. Did you make backups before making such a drastic chnage to the system?
  11. Re: How to create an BAT that create a 3G internet connection ?

    Remember to mark the script as executable using


    chmod +x /path/to/script

    Some people like to put file extensions on their scripts but it's not necessary
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    Re: Ubuntu Studio Sound Settings

    Please follow this and give the URL created at step 3
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure
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    Re: Not sure if I have x386 cpu

    OK, what is the output of


    uname -a


    Thanks
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    [lubuntu] Re: new PC MSI x470 MB

    What messages do you see when you try to log into the forum? What browser(s) have you tried?
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    [lubuntu] Re: snapd software slow to load

    How long do they take to launch?
  16. Re: Killing Firefox from the commandline

    Could use:


    sudo kill -9 `ps -ef | grep firefox | awk {'print $2'}`
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop Icons now gone

    Could install the xfce4 package then log in to the new XFCE session. It'll still be Ubuntu but with XFCE instead.
  18. Re: Target Sources (main/source/Sources) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sou

    What is the output of:


    cat -n /etc/apt/sources.list


    Thanks
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    [lubuntu] Re: Display area smaller than screen

    Could even install Ubuntu minimal then install LXDE. This will give you a super light OS and full 5 years support. You may want to take this issue as a catalyst to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 after first...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to open image file

    Lesson learned here: backup your data well. Saves all this effort
  21. Re: deb packages are secure and last versions from debian.org ?

    The mess is the dependencies of the Debian files being possibly different to the Ubuntu ones. You could satisfy those but there may be further deps of those. There may also be files from one of the...
  22. Re: How uninstall softwares inclued in LUbuntu ?

    Each package is installed with dpkg. This is abstracted with ap(-get) which manages deps for you. Each package can be uninstalled using the dpkg command or apt(-get) command. Each package doesn't...
  23. Re: LUBUNTU How install "obsolete" software ?

    Then you only have a snapshot of the version of the package in time. If the release of Ubuntu is still supported it will hit the repositories and see a newer version. Is your Web access limited or...
  24. Re: deb packages are secure and last versions from debian.org ?

    Debian and Ubuntu are different distributions of Linux so the packages in the default repositories may be different.

    Mixing debs between the two will cause a big mess because the dependancy...
  25. Re: Can't move files/folders OUT any external drive - but can move them in and view t

    What file system did you format the USB drive to please?
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