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  1. [ubuntu] What is the easiest way to change ownership of new USB drive ?

    What is the easy way to change ownership of new USB drive ?
    Since I am not the owner I cannot change permissions to copy files into new USB drive, or any drive.

    I did try chown but it is geared...
  2. [ubuntu] linux-image-4.15.0-112-generic fails to "upgrade"

    Please hepl me to resolve , my OS is unable to install C++ library due to this error :




    f@f-SATA:~$ sudo apt upgrade
    [sudo] password for f:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building...
  3. [ubuntu] blueman detects non-existing bluetooth device

    I have a bluetooth enabled , with serial to bluetooth dongle, device.
    blueman finds it and pairs with it.

    Then I physically remove the dongle.

    blueman finds it and pairs with it again
    ...
  4. [ubuntu] Off topic - please help to remove offending software

    Please read and have some compassion before crucifying me.

    I realize this is not Ubuntu issue - I am asking in case some user is familiar with
    offending software , just in case.

    I have...
  5. Thread: upgradable ??

    by helen314
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgradable ??

    Thanks for replies.
    Here is result of the suggestion.

    I am not aware of 3rd party repository.

    It is nice to know / confirm that some "stuff" in Linux is really not aware of other tools.
    So...
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    Opinions about Partitioning Options

    Just asking for an opinion.
    If one uses "gpt" which no longer limits partitioning by not using "logical" nor "extended " partitions - how does LVM "improve" anything?
    (Having few issues with...
  7. [ubuntu] "bluetooth manager" won't delete nonexistent bluetooth device

    This is a specific question for actual users of Ubuntu (16.05.7) "bluetooth manager" software .
    This "canned " software comes as standard application, with 16.04 seems to always run "scan for...
  8. Thread: upgradable ??

    by helen314
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgradable ??

    f@f-SATA:~$ sudo apt -f install
    [sudo] password for f:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    The following packages were automatically...
  9. Thread: upgradable ??

    by helen314
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    [ubuntu] upgradable ??

    Please explain what is the point of "can be upgraded" and then getting the following message?




    19 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them.
    f@f-SATA:~$ sudo apt...
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    disable error messages - in 16.04.7

    During every boot I get not one, but series of error messages asking me to report them.
    Then I get "...it has already been reported...".
    I cannot identify the subject of error , the performance of...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: "Updated" to 16.04.7 now having issues playing video

    This issue has been solved, however, as a user I have very little need or desire to
    a. report a bug - been there , done that and it is not a simple affair for a user to "fill out the forms".
    b....
  12. [SOLVED] Re: "Updated" to 16.04.7 now having issues playing video

    Did
    flashplugin-installer, ttf-mscorefonts-installer.

    Got little nervous observing the process, had to agree to some MS tool.

    I no longer get the error on any video, but it seems to take...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: "Updated" to 16.04.7 now having issues playing video

    I do not know "what kind" - last one I tried was "CNN news" - I get an error basically saying "...it cannot be played..."
    I am not an expert on "playing videos", just a user and all I know it...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Completely clean computer for fresh install of Ubuntu

    Just to verify - and DO NOT want to start a discussion about bios and UEFI!
    Is your start -up firmware bios or UEFI friendly? Or both ?

    I assume your initial grub has given you choice
    install...
  15. [SOLVED] "Updated" to 16.04.7 now having issues playing video

    I am using canned Firefox and having issues playing videos.
    Not so with Google Chrome.

    Not interested in "upgrade" , video issue is NOT a good reason to "upgrade".

    Maybe periodic "...
  16. Re: What is / are resons for differet foldder for mount points?

    man fstab says exactly how it works.

    Agreed.
    I but I was referring to sequence of the options, added by tools likes "Disks".



    Here is a clarification to the original question

    An...
  17. [ubuntu] lsblk -f /dev/md* - no full mount point output

    lsblk -f /dev/md1 command gives full mount point data


    lsblk -f /dev/md* DOERS NOT gives full mount point data


    Is there a way to correct this ?
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Seeking doc for adding a hard drive as multiboot system

    I had same experience with Linux years ago. No need to refresh that bad memory.
    The only "reason" I switched to Linux was financial and there is no need to discuss how
    "hackers friendly" 'and not...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring RAID5 array comments please

    YAA
    Yet another addendum







    f@f-SATA://etc/mdadm$ sudo mdadm --assemble --scan
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring RAID5 array comments please

    Update

    As an experiment, I did , after copying the array contents to another , plain partition, physically REMOVED the USB drive.
    After reboot, reinserted th USB stick.
    Did not expect the array...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Clean-up of messy system - using efibootmgr

    Fixed , just minor hiccup.

    YES, I had to read the manual for "-options" list.
    Thanks for the hint.

    Getting closer to my goal with your help.
    Appreciate that very much .

    CODE]...
  22. [ubuntu] Transferring RAID5 array comments please

    I am in a process of temporary transferring RAID5 array – from USB stick to USB drive.
    I have successfully added copy of current array /dev/sdkx partitions as /dev/sdex
    using mdadm –add ...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Clean-up of messy system - using efibootmgr

    I am getting the following error

    f@f-SATA:~$ lsblk -o name,fstype,size,fsused
    lsblk: unknown column: fsused
    f@f-SATA:~$
  24. Re: What is / are resons for differet foldder for mount points?

    Thanks for the replay.

    As I eluded - if I have hard drives with USB interface - is it "removable device" ?
    I was running some test, do no recall which one, but it "asked" is such a such...
  25. [ubuntu] Clean-up of messy system - using efibootmgr

    I need to do these tasks :

    1. verify location of OS - such as /dev/sdxy
    2. delete unwanted OS
    3. identify which "ubuntu" is currently in use


    I am using efibootmgr and I can identify...
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