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    [SOLVED] Re: Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    [SOLVED] On the VM's guest operating system (my server, xubuntu 20.04) I ran
    sudo ufw status​ which showed : and then when I realized my firewall was active on the guest OS (on the VM), I ran ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    Just wanted to append a thank you to all who tried here, I've got some info from slickymaster's link that helped. I think by the time I get the ssh working, I'm going to know the entire linux file...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    Are my keys stored in the wrong directory?

    I do :
    ~/.ssh ls, and it lists all the files I quoted above ^
    but I'm seeing on the manual page for
    man sshd_config something about and I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    On my host (VM running on my desktop acting as the server side) inside ~/.ssh/$ I have can someone explain why I have "ssh" and "sshd", and how to use any of this in regards to my client, on my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    I cannot get it to work. I've got the server running in the VM, pretty sure, and the client running on the same PC, just my desktop not in the VM, pretty sure, but I can't get the commands right, ...
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    [SOLVED] Can I use ssh to get it file from VM?

    Preface: may be a duplicate question of something, or similar, but I have a tbi and can't really manage to check all the "already posted" posts, please have mercy.


    1) Can I connect from "Host"...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    I actually started down that path, lol. I found a guide while out, on my iPhone, then when I got home to do it, I couldn't find the guide as I forgot the keywords I used in the search. All I...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    I must have missed this, and the other comment about Etcher, I don't get any notifications so I just go into the thread and try to pick up where I left off.

    Anyways, you're the best, CatKiller,...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

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    Rufus was an exe file. Etcher for the win. ISO file to boot-able USB stick in less than 5 minutes, an the Lubuntu 18.04.5 booted right up on the Compaq Presario CQ50.

    Thanks to...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    Any idea why the ISO file doesn't "just work". I started into this thinking I could put the ISO file onto a USB stick, then just "plug and play".

    Was I wrong, and just missed the part where...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    USB boot attempt has been at a black screen with a blinking underscore cursor now for 20+ minutes, I suspect the boot-able USB is wrong again.

    I got Ubuntu 20.04 onto the laptop using Rufus.exe...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    Unhooked wifi connectors, re-connected them (on the Compaq Presario laptop) and got the internet connection working;
    Downloaded (inxi);
    Ran
    inxi -Fzx
    System:
    Kernel: 5.8.0-45-generic x86_64...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    Well, just realized the laptop's wifi wasn't working, not sure if it's the JB weld, or I crossed the wires when putting the wifi card back in... between that, and realizing (inxi) wouldn't install...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    No, I tried installing (inxi) from Ubuntu 20.04, currently installed on the laptop still, it has internet connection. I did not try to install (inxi) while running Lubuntu/while trying to install...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    Edit: With USB stick not plugged in.


    lsblk returns
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Loading Ubuntu onto a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop; BIOS vs EFI vs UEFI; Noob.

    You are correct, title should say "Lubuntu", not Ubuntu. I am trying to install Lubuntu. And I am not sure what "live" means, I did get to a point of setting up the OS configuration, stuff like...
  17. Re: Sorry for the Noob Question, but I have 20.04 LTS, and it's.... heavy? What to

    I have been made aware of what a 1 core cpu is like, lol. Trying to figure out boot loading from a old Batman USB drive I found behind the refrigerator when we moved into the trailer 8 years ago,...
  18. Re: Sorry for the Noob Question, but I have 20.04 LTS, and it's.... heavy? What to

    The compaq presario cq50 has 2GB, but 4GB "virtual", whatever that means, I assume it's marketing mostly, and just has ~4GB RAM, or maybe it uses 2 GB from the Hard Drive or something, idk. The...
  19. Re: Sorry for the Noob Question, but I have 20.04 LTS, and it's.... heavy? What to

    Thanks for all the replies here : )


    This has me curious, lol. Thank you. I'm looking for a GUI version for a computer illiterate type that will be using a laptop from likely 10+ years ago,...
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    Re: Linux 1; Windows 0.

    This is strange, it wakes up via my USB Logitech k120 keyboard by hitting any key, but does NOT wake with the PS/2 HP brand keyboard. I wonder if the bios/motherboard/whatever uefi settings are, are...
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    Re: Linux 1; Windows 0.

    Best I could figure out was it's likely a driver issue. I tried pressing every key on the keyboard to wake the machine up. I have an old dusty, dirty, nicotine coated Gigabit Z77 motherboard from...
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    Re: Linux 1; Windows 0.

    Currently on Ubuntu 20.04, but I just downloaded VM software and am looking forward to trying out other distros. I can't believe there are some that have such low system requirements, I'm so used to...
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    Linux 1; Windows 0.

    Old PS/2 style port connector keyboard (a nice keyboard, in my opinion, an HP KB-0630 w/ multimedia buttons on the sides, $2.99 at Goodwill :lolflag:), I thought it was junk and just didn't work; I...
  24. Re: Sorry for the Noob Question, but I have 20.04 LTS, and it's.... heavy? What to

    Oof, I opened the can of worms, lol.

    I didn't realize the differences between Linux versions was more than just "distro".

    I guess each distro has multiple desktop environments I can choose...
  25. Sorry for the Noob Question, but I have 20.04 LTS, and it's.... heavy? What to do?

    I have a desktop from 2012, and a laptop from 2008. I'm looking at some lightweight Linux, maybe Peppermint, Stax, Q4OS, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, or something, for the Laptop.

    But now, I'm wondering if...
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