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    [SOLVED] Re: Sound issue with audio jack

    I am happy that your sound is working again. I suppose that I'm still a bit perplexed at why it would work one day and suddenly stop working the next. For many of us, a reinstall is the ultimate in...
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    Re: zoom cpu usage

    :confused:

    It is not possible to help you without your cooperation. This starts simply enough with providing answers to the questions asked.
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    [ubuntu] Re: save hard drive

    One assumes that those Windows techs would have been knowledgeable enough to de-hibernate the failed HDD as one of their diagnostic steps, but maybe not.

    My concern is that any further monkeying...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Network installation failing using Foreman and internet repos

    Glad it's all worked out for you.

    I have already marked your thread "solved". In future, please mark solved threads using the "Thread Tools" drop-down so that others looking for solutions can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: save hard drive

    This is not good. Since we have no idea of the "stuff" that the MS techs had you do, there is no possible way to determine how far gone the data is.


    DO NOT do anything further on this drive....
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    Re: zoom cpu usage

    To get meaningful help you must post more info like OS, version, flavour, recent upgrades or modifications, etc. Most important is to describe how you installed it. It is not available in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bluetooth audio transmitter

    You too chili? <sigh> …well, sometimes, it's nice knowing that one is in good company as one ages.

    Hearing aids almost entirely use the proprietary Apple MFi standard which computers and even...
  8. Re: Best version for old Pentium 4, 686, with a 20GB HD

    I'm fulfilling my role as the Forums broken record, but the best use I've found for really old stuff is as command line servers. It's surprising what some of these old laptops can still do, although...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird problem 20.04

    After going back through this thread, it occurs to me that you may still be confused about your system.

    You now have two TBs installed. One is a .deb pkg tied to the regular repo; the other is a...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Onboard webcam stopped working after 20.04 upgrade

    I've gotten into the habit of multibooting my production machines. There's always an old LTS on another partition that I can fall back to in case I do something really dumb. The second partition...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sound issue with audio jack

    My imported settings were from adding a user to the same machine.

    Let's look at alsamixer. How are the mute settings? Yours should look something like this:

    ┌──────────────────────────────...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Onboard webcam stopped working after 20.04 upgrade

    I am notoriously arrogant—just ask Mrs DuckHook—so my limitations are very manifest. But it's very kind of you all the same.

    I just upgraded one of my partitions to Focal too, and am fighting...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sound issue with audio jack

    Welcome to the forums, mehtajil131.

    Though I may be jumping to conclusions, this sounds almost exactly like my problem in this thread: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2443932

    Please...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Onboard webcam stopped working after 20.04 upgrade

    Though I can only be of limited help, since I don't own any machine like yours, the following may help. The link is old but the procedures are solid and still applicable: https://dmaiorino.com/?p=12...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Network installation failing using Foreman and internet repos

    Welcome to the Forums, ub-newbie3

    Does Foreman support Focal yet? When you use a provisioner like Foreman, you are largely giving up independent fine-grained control and relying on them to provide...
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    Re: Automatic login and screen saver

    While I have slightly modified my views on automatic logins (only for highly specific applications like Kodi where challenge/response can break actual functionality), those views largely remain as...
  17. Sticky:Poll: Re: Share with us your Focal installation/Upgrade Experience

    It's been a mixed bag.

    As expected, the virgin installs gave me the least problems, though they were not entirely trouble-free either. Servers, whether upgrades or new installs, went without any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird problem 20.04

    You have likely installed T-bird from two different repos. The T-bird that comes up in the Software Centre is the Snap version whereas the T-Bird originally installed is the version in Ubuntu's...
  19. Re: How to reinstall ALL printer services & functions

    ↑+1

    Or do such hacking in a VM.
  20. Re: How to reinstall ALL printer services & functions

    From a practical perspective, there really is no point in continuing to chase this unicorn. You won't or can't tell us what you did to break it and I have already noted:Another forum member may have...
  21. Re: PDF Looks/prints great on Windows, but is wrong on Ubuntu

    Many software developers and OEM manufacturers do not follow published standards. They test their apps/devices to make sure that they work with Windows' wonky implementation—in fact, will even depart...
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    Re: Exporting TPM key from Ubuntu?

    Most general users I've dealt with make their backup strategies too all-encompassing. I'd like to lay out a more measured approach. It uses less resources, results in faster backups and, in the end,...
  23. Re: How to reinstall ALL printer services & functions

    You have a severely broken sources.list file and you did not carry out the following instructions:
    Please post these now.

    Also, confirm that you have backed up all of your important data.
    ...
  24. Re: How to reinstall ALL printer services & functions

    Before installing any pkg, you must first:
    sudo apt update In your case, after updating, post back results of:
    apt policy cups
    You mentioned that you monkeyed around with your system something...
  25. Re: Do security issues exist on 2nd-hand computer after Erase Disc install?

    The devil is in the details.

    There are UEFI nasties that can hide in your system BIOS. HDD nasties can now hide far beyond the old boot sector/partition sector areas—they now hide within the...
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