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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Changing the Background Color of GRUB

    You are following instructions that you found online. We do not know what those instructions are. It would help if you provided a link to those instructions.

    When we run update-grub we are running...
  2. Re: password for ubuntu image not working

    What version of Ubuntu are you using? Ubuntu Desktop? Ubuntu Server? Ubuntu Core?

    Regards
  3. Re: I want to upgrade from 18.04 to get to 21.04...what hurdles will confront me?

    Open Software & Updates>Updates tab and set Notify me of new Ubuntu version to For Long Term Support versions and leave it there. In this way you can upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS and then at...
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    Re: Upgrading from 21.04

    It will all depend on having Software & Updates set to notify you for any new version. A few days ago I upgraded an install of 20.10 to 21.04 and immediately I was invited to upgrade to 21.10....
  5. Re: Next Ubuntu release named 'jammy'

    So, the jammy repositories are now in place. It is off we go!

    Regards
  6. Re: Ubuntu came with no wifi connection

    Can I give the point of view of a home user with next to no experience of this subject?

    Fourteen years ago I needed a new computer. I was reading computer magazines and found out about Linux and...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 20.04 Ubuntu Background image is hiding new windows opened by programs

    Excuse me but I am confused. Your mention of Places and the Activities drop down menu got me wondering if you and I are using the same desktop environment. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.3 with the standard...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Questions about versions updated in Software Center and/or Synaptic

    This is the way it works. We get a new Ubuntu version every six months in either April or October. Also Every two years the April release is given five years support and is called a Long Term Support...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Kernel panic not syncing no working init found

    Why Ubuntu 16.04.6? It has reached end of its standard support life. Once installed you will need to activate Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) in order to get security support up to April 2026.
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  10. Re: finding and installing software

    We look for Linux equivalent applications or applications that are compatible. Sometimes there are Linux versions.

    This is developed independently of Facebook which might be a plus factor. But...
  11. Re: What is the lightest .txt editor (what is a clone of windows notepad)

    If you are really serious about Windows Notepad then open Ubuntu software and search for Notepad3 (WINE). That is the notepad application that comes with an install of WINE. Someone has made a snap...
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    Re: Cannot create flash drive?!

    What exactly is going wrong. I have had experiences on Ubuntu where Startup Disk Creator would not recognise a Debian ISO as an image to be burned to USB memory stick. So, are these ISO burning...
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    Re: Dualboot WITHOUT Grub??

    You say that in the past you have had trouble with Grub when you removed Ubuntu. Was this is the days of BIOS motherboards? In those days a person needed to re-install the Windows boot loader.

    I...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Booteable USB for Legacy and UEFI

    This is the link I often provide for burning a Ubuntu ISO image to USB memory stick.

    https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/create-a-usb-stick-on-ubuntu#1-overview

    In the reply to thread box click the...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Booteable USB for Legacy and UEFI

    How about giving us a link to that tutorial?

    Regards
  16. Re: Returned after many years and after some info please

    Actually I am surprised that the Corel organisation is still in business. Its owner made some disastrous business decisions. He switched the product to Linux well before there were sufficient Linux...
  17. Re: Returned after many years and after some info please

    Back in the old days the desktop environment for Ubuntu was Gnome and the user interface was Gnome 2. Then the Gnome developers released the Gnome 3 desktop environment and that gave the Ubuntu...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: CCI: error code model kernel does not support PIC mode

    The answer I am certain is: No, we cannot help. You do not give us any useful information. Hardware specifications? Computer operating system? Dual booting with an operating system other than Linux?...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Shelle Extensions not working on 21.10

    I can confirm that the deb version of Firefox is in the 21.10 repositories and can be installed. I have done it.

    Regards
  20. Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Welcome

    I have been using Linux/Ubuntu since 2007. I have one machine. I am a home user, an ordinary user. The phrase "Ubuntu for humans" used to be used years ago. It would be a misunderstanding...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Tiny Firefox cursor after 21.10 upgrade?

    You could be right about the switch to the snap package version of Firefox. I do know that the snap packaged version uses Gnome 38 whereas Ubuntu 21.10 has Gnome 40. Try searching for Firefox in...
  22. Re: Freezing on Kubuntu 20.04LTS when switching Users during Login

    Are you waiting long enough? I do not have Kubuntu but on Ubuntu 20.04 that switch user icon when clicked does freeze the lock screen but after a few seconds the screen switches to a login screen. I...
  23. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 doesn’t detect second monitor (AMD)

    What is the make and model of the monitor? How is it connected to the computer video adapter? HDMI or something else? Are you dual booting with another operating system? Is the monitor also a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: i3 no windows, no menu

    It seems that the i3 window manager is coded for the X11 display server. Who knows what will happen if Ubuntu is set to use the Wayland window compositor. It might also be useful to know something...
  25. Re: Stuck in Busybox because sda6 can't mount

    Years ago I got dumped at a Busybox prompt. Re-installing saves time and a person's sanity. There are commands we can run at the Busybox prompt. You need a university degree in Busybox to understand...
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