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  1. [lubuntu] Re: 18.04 How to start a script at startup?

    Does whatever it is that's failing to run need elevated permissions, ie is run as root?
    If it does you will need to use root's cron to run it, not your user cron.

    Tell us more please.
  2. Re: New fatal VirtualBox error in Ubuntu 20.10

    You should be able to convert your VBox vdi VMs to the KVM qcow2 format quite easily with a couple of commands.

    First you need to export the vdi from VBox as an ova, then extract the ova to the...
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    Re: hp printer connection problems

    Great news!

    Please mark as SOLVED from the Thread Tools menu up-top if this is now solved to your satisfaction. It is a great help to other users searching the forum.
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    Re: Attachment facility not working

    Well, this gets stranger and stranger!

    I have now booted into Arcolinux-Xfce which I run in dual boot with Xubuntu on the laptop and just added the png attachment to the thread that caused last...
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    Re: Attachment facility not working

    Just for my peace of mind I have now renamed the old ~/.mozilla folder on the laptop and started firefox with a completely new configuration.
    Trying attachment once again; here goes!

    Still not...
  6. Re: I hate Snap. How can I reinstall a Snap package with Apt?

    That's what happens when there is choice available!

    There will always be users who "hate" something or other about the OS they use; just be thankful that there is a choice and you can remove...
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    Re: Attachment facility not working

    I will try on another machine later when available, and I'll also try the old "reboot" trick to see if that kills the gremlin !

    I have just tried again on the same laptop and thread I was at...
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    Attachment facility not working

    I have been trying to attach a recently taken screenshot, a 47.1kb png, to a post using the normal paperclip icon in the toolbar but nothing is happening and the image is not being added.

    What's...
  9. Re: I want to print screen and then open in a graphic viewer

    On Xubuntu pressing print-screen key gives me a window with options as shown in my screenshot.

    I have keyboard shortcuts set up to take screenprints of either the whole screen (Print screen), the...
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    Re: hp printer connection problems

    OK, so cups did find the printer.

    What happens if you try to print a test page from cups or carry out any other activity?
  11. Re: Where to go in order to try to persuade Ubuntu to offer two versions of chromium?

    I do not think you will manage to get Canonical/Ubuntu to change their minds about packaging for chromium abd this forum is certainly not the place but there are already some PPA repos which can be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Run fsck on root filesystem

    I don't know vmware but when I used VBox I just inserted an iso of a lubuntu live system into the virtual CD drive of that VM, quickly pressed F12 when booting the VM to select boot device, chose to...
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    Re: hp printer connection problems

    Removing hplip will make no difference to what cups can or can not do.

    On the cups webmin page go to Printers in the tabs up top, if you haven't already done so.
  14. Re: I hate Snap. How can I reinstall a Snap package with Apt?

    I have to admit that I removed all the snap infrastructure from my Xubuntu 20.04 a while ago with, so far at least, no downsides.

    Deciding how to install chromium was the trickiest problem to...
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    Re: Considering Ubuntu or Linux Mint

    Indeed it does but I never use that when I install the OS preferring to get the installation done , then aďd what's needed afterwards.
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    Re: Considering Ubuntu or Linux Mint

    You may find that Mint with cinnamon in VBox is pretty slow running but using Xfce it is very good.

    I started with Ubuntu 5.04 some 15 years ago, using gnome 2, which I loved. When gnome 3...
  17. Re: Lubuntu 20.10 and latest Evolution Mail

    Yes, you can use evolution in any of the Ubuntu family, though it may look a bit out of place in LxQT and pull in quite a lot of gtk library packages when you install it as it's a gtk application and...
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    Re: hp printer connection problems

    Yes, I presumed it would, but can you find the HP printer using it?
    That was my main reason for asking you.
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    Re: hp printer connection problems

    I have not had any problem using an HP printer for a very long time now.

    I do still install hplip along with hplip-gui but I sometimes wonder why these days as I never need it any more for the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I save a service file in 20.04?

    Great!

    Having gone round in circles with this problem for quite some time, please now tell us what the solution turned out to be.

    Please also mark the thread as SOLVED from Thread Tools up top.
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    [SOLVED] Re: message on ubuntu 20.10 upgrade

    SeijiSensei was right when he said "He was just subject to the locking issue that comes up with apt sometimes."

    If you've ever tried using synaptic, which I used to use but seldom do nowadays,...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: After upgrade to 20.10 on dual boot laptop: message 'boot image did not authentic

    Windows updates can often re-enable secure boot apparently, so first thing to do is check that, assuming you can still boot to Windows.
    I do not use Windows any more so I don't know the details of...
  23. Re: 20.04.1 is the HARDEST Ubuntu install ever

    Same here, and i usually zsync an iso of several of the different DE versions of the Ubuntu family and then install them as VMs using KVM, just to check that Xubuntu is still my rightly chosen...
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    Re: Edge now works on ubuntu = apparently

    Not a support request so thread moved to Ubuntu, Linux and OS Chat. which is more appropriate and a better fit than Multimedia Software.
  25. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get Ubuntu installed on its own partition

    You have not shown us the screenshot after choosing the "Something Else" option.

    DO NOT choose to install "alongside Windows Boot Manager", which is something I know nothing about as I do not use...
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