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  1. [ubuntu] Re: net use Z: \\vboxsvr\vb-share; System error 53 network path not found

    Guest additions installed?
    I suspect "vboxsvr" is a placeholder. Put the real hostname there and try again.

    Lastly, google "virtualbox manual" to find the manual for how to do this....
  2. Re: How frequently should I discharge my 45Wh Li-polymer laptop battery?

    The answer would greatly depend on the exact laptop.

    I don't ever fully discharge **any** of my Li-Ion batteries. After about 4 yrs of use, a new battery is needed almost always, usually for...
  3. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    Maybe you should start a different thread so other experts in whatever the new issue is can help? Be clear. Don't assume anyone knows what you are trying to accomplish.

    Unless formatting a cruzer...
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    Re: Recommended laptop for ubuntu

    BTW, this in about the new Apple laptops and running Linux on them: https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/19/linux_apple_silicon/ There have been some successes, but plenty of caveats still - like USB...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    I guess you didn't actually click the link I provided above? Quotes are not code tags. The point is for columns to line up.
    When a VG is created, 99% of the time, a single partition device is...
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    Re: sending large picture files

    kel008, good method for many.

    Also, there is a very old-school GUI for most ImageMagick tools - it looks like X-Apps from 1993. Sorta like the image next to my posts (xman). Basically, it is a...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    I'd create a new VG for non-OS needs, them move the home LV into that - but you'll probably want to change the size, so really using rsync to move all the data inside the "home" LV would be my...
  8. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    Well, you should be using ssh, sftp, scp, rsync, sshfs, x2go, .... as the protocols between different Unix/Linux systems.
    On all the systems, run this:

    sudo apt install ssh fail2ban
    After doing...
  9. [xubuntu] Re: problem with with reduced networkinginternet speed

    What are the LAN -to- LAN tests using iperf3 showing? For good GigE connections, over 920 Mbps is expected. Forget internet. There's too much out of our control there. Test only LAN-to-LAN...
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    Re: Recommended laptop for ubuntu

    Lots-o-options available. If you have $2K, get a Dell XPS 13 preloaded with ubuntu. Beautiful machine.

    Typically, Apple laptops have been another expensive choice, but with Apple's CPU change...
  11. Thread: can't talk

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't talk

    what do you mean by "talk".
    ssh,scp,sftp,rsync all work perfectly here. Use sftp://<ip>/ in the file manager to connect between any systems running openssh-server. If you have DNS or static IPs...
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    Re: Logical volume set-up / removal

    xfs cannot be reduced. that is an XFS llmitation.

    For lvm stuff, any lvm tutorial/guide from the last 15 yrs is fine. The OS doesn't matter.
    We need to see

    sudo pvs
    sudo vgs
    sudo lvs
    to...
  13. Thread: Frustration

    by TheFu
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    Re: Frustration

    Following random instructions from websites is a bad idea. Nice rant.
    Maybe stick with official documentation? https://help.ubuntu.com/
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How to properly setup a machine from changing private IP address?

    https://ubuntu.com/server/docs has a section on networking. In there is how-to setup a static IP for ubuntu Server.
  15. Re: Why Doesn’t A Clone Of My Bootable ubuntu Boot?

    Perhaps the planned disk-swap recovery method isn't going to work?
  16. Thread: Remote Desktop!

    by TheFu
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Desktop!

    Nobody here works for Canonical.

    The official guides are at help.ubuntu.com. Everywhere else is unofficial to my knowledge. Random google answers often are bad, out of date, written by someone who...
  17. Re: Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 with Pulse Secure VPN connected does not pass data

    The VPN server should provide correct routing and DNS for the connection to work to internal systems.
    Browsing a network often doesn't work on older Windows networks. But if you know the exact IP...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How to access camera remotely by sharing URL (for a Raspberry Pi Cam & Octoprint)

    Search these forums for "socks localhost ssh"?
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2452922&highlight=socks+localhost+ssh
  19. [lubuntu] Re: How painful is the "reinstall" update to 20.04

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2436006 has more discussion.
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2389631&p=13757986#post13757986

    Backup
    Restore

    Another way to get a longer...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How to access camera remotely by sharing URL (for a Raspberry Pi Cam & Octoprint)

    100% secure and safe. No.

    99% secure perhaps using either ssh as a socks proxy or connecting through a self-hosted VPN. From android, te VPN wold b easier. From a Linux desktop, ssh with a socks...
  21. [lubuntu] Re: How painful is the "reinstall" update to 20.04

    No need to write down a list of installed programs. APT has that. Why not use it?

    apt-mark showmanual > ~/manually-installed
    will save the list. Backup your HOME and do a fresh install. Put...
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    Re: sending large picture files

    $ more bin/img-opt.sh

    #!/bin/bash
    QUAL=40

    for img in "$@"; do
    NEW=${img/%.???/-opt.jpg}
    echo " Working on $img ..."
    convert -quality $QUAL "$img" "$NEW"
    done
  23. [kubuntu] Re: 2nd monitor not recognized after power outage

    We've exceeded my skills. sorry.
  24. [kubuntu] Re: 2nd monitor not recognized after power outage

    Is /etc/apt/sources.list funky? Mine:


    deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal main restricted
    deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-updates main restricted
    deb...
  25. [kubuntu] Re: 2nd monitor not recognized after power outage

    try running:

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt full-upgrade

    System Maintenance for Linux PCs
    https://blog.jdpfu.com/2011/06/24/system-maintenance-for-linux-pcs
    This was republished by a well-known...
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