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  1. Re: How to pin folder to sidebar in Ubuntu 20 files?

    To bookmark folders in Ubuntu 20.04, right-click on them in the path in Files and the bookmark option becomes available. See the screenshot attached.
  2. [Other Ubuntu/Debian based] Re: How to resize a partion/filesystem after adding more storage in a VM

    When you resize the logical volume ubuntu-lv with the lvextend command, you need to use the --resizefs option to make the file system fill the bigger LV space.

    If you didn't use that option, then...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: 20.04 Install with LVM

    You start with a GPT partitioned disk and two partitions made with gparted, the EFI system partition and a second one for your LVM. See the attached screenshot, and the display below. gparted can...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: 20.04 Install with LVM

    Your separate root and home are created in separate logical volumes instead of separate partitions.

    Create the LVM setup you need before starting the installer by using the terminal, since the...
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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: 20.04 Lack of space on Root

    Check the size of the systemd journal:

    dmn@Tyana:~$ journalctl --disk-usage
    Archived and active journals take up 2.1G in the file system.

    Reduce it if it is growing too big. Here is is reduced...
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    [SOLVED] Re: .desktop files don't work in home dir

    The location is good. Check the .desktop file entries. In particular, if the path in the Exec= line in the .desktop file isn't correct, the program won't show in the overview search or in the...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Installing WINE: Snap or repositories or both?

    Some Windows programs are packaged as Snaps. These are the only ones that can use the packages you displayed.
    Such as:
    Notepad:
    https://snapcraft.io/install/notepad3/ubuntu
    When you install it,...
  8. [lubuntu] Re: No updates since Dec 17th - what's going on?

    If you must have the latest, you can install the Flatpak for Thunderbird:

    dmn@Tyana-vm:~$ flatpak search thunderbird
    Name Description ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Browser "start page" image

    As to the OPs question:

    Use Google Image search. Search term "computer wallpaper". You can specify scenic, abstract, patterns, dinosaurs, kittens, etc. along with that if you like. There will be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Browser "start page" image

    Yes, Firefox can open an image file, but what then? You need links to get to the internet. You would have to resort to bookmarks. I recommend a consolidated start page with images and links on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Browser "start page" image

    My Start Page is a local file - it's contents are entirely up to me. You might want to try that. You have to know basic HTML to make one, but just displaying an image (perhaps stored on your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Running Out of Disk Space

    You are forgetting the systemd journal. Depending on how long your OS has been installed, you can sometimes find disk space used by the journal has grown to several gigabytes!

    Here's an example: I...
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    Re: Can't install some programs

    If you know the basics of Flatpak installation, another option would be to install the Flatpak version (which is 1.3.3). No PPAs involved.


    [dmn@Tyana ~]$ flatpak search handbrake
    Name ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM add a new drive how?

    You need to extend the root LV. Note you have 238480 free extents in the VG. (250 extents ≅ 1 GB)

    Free PE / Size 238480 / 931.56 GiB

    Also, you still are spanning 2 disks with the VG as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM add a new drive how?

    vgextend sg30 /dev/sdb in post 11 should operate on the physical volume (pv) you are adding, not a disk - should be:

    sudo vgextend sg30 /dev/sdb1

    Edit:
    I would try to remove the spurious PVs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM add a new drive how?

    Two defined PVs of sd30 have no named block device. They are in the warning message of post 5. Try using the -a option with vgreduce to see if they go away. Then proceed with the outlined steps...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM add a new drive how?

    It's not a good idea to have a single volume group span two physical disks, because failure of either can result in loss of access to the entire vg. So we transfer all the data to sdb1 and remove...
  18. Re: 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS package replacements

    Last two are in the Ubuntu repositories. Midnight Commander as mc. If they do not appear individually in the 'show applications' grid, they may be in the Utilities app folder. See the screenshot.
  19. Re: "GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition.. ??

    A bios_grub partition is needed when you install in BIOS mode on a GPT partitioned disk. See the attached screenshot. It has to have the bios_grub flag set. It should be (of course) on the GPT...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: LVM, Rsync, Riff-backup

    With a LVM system involved, you are still working from source folder to destination folder. In grsync, I recall you select them with the OS file chooser. If the OS running Grsync is an LVM install,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Questions about upgrade to 20.04

    Based on my experience over many in-place upgrades, expect: The fstab file will not be changed. Things in your home folder will not be changed - that includes firefox settings and bookmarks and the...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Freezing problems in Ubuntu 20.04 (and Mint)

    It's a hardware problem. Google "mce error" to see articles giving some possible causes and effects. The effects can include freezing.

    I have these every start up on one of our computers, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: snap store does not open

    The file mentioned snap.yaml is present on my system in the location given. Strange that it should disappear. You could purge snap-store and install it again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: snap store does not open

    Refresh all snaps and see if that helps. My snap store (rev 481) is ok.

    snap refresh
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to create snapshot (iso) of current running system to be installed in others

    Have a look at isomaster:



    I've only used it to add files to an iso. It may or may not be what you are looking for. It's in the Ubuntu repositories.
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