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  1. Re: Ubuntu 21.04: Desktop right-click context menu "Settings" option behaviour

    Rt. Click on Desktop > "Settings" configures the 'Desktop Icons NG' Gnome Shell Extension. That's new expected behavior.
    Rt. Click on Desktop > "Display Settings" will open the general "Settings"...
  2. Re: Files - Other Locations - missing removable/hard drives

    It's not clear what you mean by "hard files".
    "Other Locations" would not show external USB drives. They are displayed in the side pane of Files when they are detected.
    "Other Locations" SHOULD...
  3. Re: Upgrade TO 21.04 FROM 20.10 results in no action

    The following packages have been kept back:
    dh-python
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded
    See this Ask Ubuntu question. It may help resolve this.
    Consider: You also...
  4. Sticky:Poll: Re: Share with us your Hirsute Hippo installation/Upgrade Experience

    Upgrade of Ubuntu 20.10 UEFI to 21.04 done on May 12, 2021

    I updated my UEFI Ubuntu 20.10 system when Software Updater offered the upgrade, right after I had updated my packages today. Must be...
  5. Re: Upgrade TO 21.04 FROM 20.10 results in no action

    Then leave off the -d. What happens?
  6. Re: Upgrade to 21.04 from 20.10 results in no action

    The command I used to upgrade 20.10 to 21.04 was:


    sudo do-release-upgrade -d

    Try that.

    Note: unless I used the -d (development) option, no new version was found. That was on May 1.
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    [lubuntu] Re: LUBUNTU 18.04 LTS 32 bit upgrade

    MX Linux is another that releases a 32-bit OS. Right now, it is #1 on Distrowatch.
    I tried it some time ago. It's a nice Independent distro, based on XFCE. I think it uses Debian repositories. The...
  8. [kubuntu] Re: Unsure about the iso-verification (gpg-verification)

    There is also a little utility named GtkHash that does all the work.
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    Re: Linux unistalled needed packages

    You are not alone. You have to be careful with that. The man page for apt (which documents the command) contains a warning:



    So, if you see something that you want to keep show up in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: List of kernels

    If you use "unattended-upgrades" for your Security Updates, it automatically removes old kernel versions to keep 3.
    To see installed kernels, Synaptic Package Manager is helpful. You could also use...
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    Focal Upgrade Poll

    The Focal upgrade poll is closed. Should it be? Now is the window where upgrades to 18.04 release flavors with 3 years of support will close. Focal is their upgrade option.
  12. Poll: Re: Share with us your Focal installation/Upgrade Experience

    These upgrades were done 24 Apr 2021
    Now is the window when the 3-year full support period ends for some flavors, so time is of the essence.

    Upgrade Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS to 20.04.2 LTS
    I used...
  13. Sticky:Poll: Re: Share with us your Hirsute Hippo installation/Upgrade Experience

    Ubuntu 20.10 to 21.04
    Done on 1 May 2021
    Read the current caveats for some UEFI systems on upgrading to this release.
    Since my Ubuntu 20.10 has BIOS firmware, I expected it would work and it...
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    Re: Software updater not reliable

    Software Updater (a.k.a. "Update Manager") uses "Phased Updates" and has for quite a while. So it is not in agreement with apt regarding what is available for update at that moment.
    ...
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    Re: pdfarranger error in 21.04

    A suggestion for you would be to install PDF Arranger as a Flatpak application. The Flatpak is at version 1.7.1
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    Re: connect several machines

    If one or more of your computers is far away from your router, you can use powerline adapters to avoid wifi. Computers see these as ethernet.
    Powerline uses your house wiring to transmit your data,...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Is there a way to hide specific icons from the dash?

    Application Icons appear in Ubuntu dock:
    1) only when the application is running, unless:
    2) they are pinned to the dock - which means kept there at all times (as "favorites").

    Their state is...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu 18.04, Dell e1505n and USB

    No, T2080 is definitely 32 bit architecture meaning it can't handle 64-bit length instructions. Note the width reported here, which is register width:

    dmn@Kayleigh:~$ sudo lshw -class cpu
    [sudo]...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu 18.04, Dell e1505n and USB

    I also bought the Inspiron e1505 from Dell in the Spring of 2007 with pre-installed Ubuntu 7.04. If you have the same processor mine has, you are right. It's 32-bit only. There could have been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer setup ain't what it used to be

    If you initially click on "Additional Printer Settings" instead of "Add" you can get the previous printer dialog. Maybe it will work better for you.

    P.S.> Be sure the printer is turned ON.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install 20.04 over 19.04 -- 'Partitions' problems

    Option 1: Try setting 'boot' flag on the fat32 partition and continue the install.
    Setting the 'boot' flag may automatically set 'esp' flag as it does with Ubuntu's installer (Ubiquity). But if...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install 20.04 over 19.04 -- 'Partitions' problems

    I think you could continue the manual partitioning - based on your last image, select the partition containing the existing Lubuntu (it's formatted ext4) - then click "Edit". I think that will allow...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot associate .xcf fikles with Gimp on 20.04

    Things to try that may help:

    This alone may fix it:

    Refresh the mimeinfo.cache of mime types and applications:

    sudo update-desktop-database

    Other commands as examples:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub corrupted on shutdown

    A small bit of help:

    Your Ubuntu is an LVM installation.

    You can't mount a disk partition that's used for LVM (like sdb5). There is no traditional file system. Instead, if you want to mount...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS no Welcome screen

    In Ubuntu MATE 20.04 the welcome application is only available as a snap package.
    It would not be present on the ISO. When you do the actual install to your computer it probably will get pulled in,...
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