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    [lubuntu] Re: Always rebooting

    Why do you shut it down? Use Suspend/Resume.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: firefox is now not allowing to switch windows with middle mouse click - how can i

    Hmm, what is wrong with Ctrl Tab?
  3. Re: I want to print screen and then open in a graphic viewer

    The Gimp photo editor has a screenshot feature - in the File menu.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Power consumption and screen brightness issues on Ubuntu 20.04

    In my experience, if it is an older laptop and the backlight control doesn't work already, then it will never work. I once solved this issue by soldering a resistor in series with the backlight PSU,...
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    Re: Permission on folder and files

    The traditional way to force ownership of files is with the Sticky Bit and SetGID bit:
  6. Re: I hate Snap. How can I reinstall a Snap package with Apt?

    I won't go so far as to say that I hate Snap, but it does seem to solve a problem that nobody has and causes quite a few more, so it is probably best avoided by most everybody. Maybe it works for...
  7. Re: xrdp Configuration to Remote from Windows RDP

    Linux is a multi-user system, so add another user account to the Linux machine.
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    Re: I/O error at end of dd backup

    sudo cat /dev/disk/by-id/ata-KINGSTON_SVP100S296G_312Y10B7Y5SK > /dev/st0l
  9. Re: DHCP broken 18.04. Static IP just fine. Just can't get DHCP as a client.

    Well, the Windows way of poking around in the dark until you trip over something, doesn't work well in Linux. It is better to run a test and look at the error messages.

    First, see what is the...
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: shift keys not working

    There is a weird bug in X which sometimes make it forget a key or three.

    As mentioned above, you can use xev to see the key codes, then use xmodmap to set the key to itself again.

    A little...
  11. Re: Where can I learn most used Ubuntu Commands?

    YAUR (Yet Another UNIX Resource):
  12. Re: DHCP broken 18.04. Static IP just fine. Just can't get DHCP as a client.

    Check the network routing with tcpdump in one terminal:
    $ sudo apt install tcpdump
    $ sudo tcpdump -nlX host ip.address.of.router and port 67

    Then run dhclient from another terminal window:
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    Re: how to create a portable ubuntu usb?

    Even easier: Use the install USB widget as is and save your data on another USB widget.
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    Re: Rename Printer Name

    Hmm, I would install a new printer and then delete the old printer.
  15. Re: Oh where do I begin, hope someone has some time :)

    First decide what you really want to do, then divide and conquer:
    Install one SSD and get it to work, before adding another.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Live mode persistence

    BTW, live persistent media installation is one of those things that sounds very useful but in practice is so full of gotchas, that it isn't really worth the hassle. One can just as well do a normal...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need to Grow Root Partition

    There are other ways to make space:
    You can make a swap file and put it in the /home partition, then reclaim all /swap for /.
    You can move the /usr (or any other) directory to /home to free up...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu crashed

    YDisk drives are actually quite cheap and easy to replace.

    Another option is to install Linux on a SD card or USB widget and simply disable the disk drive in the BIOS.

    To install on a SD card...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu crashed

    It looks like you need a new disk drive, since that one is failing. If you have backups, then you are golden. If not, try to boot with an install USB widget and see whether you can mount the HDD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Very basic Linux permisison issue

    $ sudo cp filename /root/.
  21. Re: Automatically change ownership to plex:plex when copying to Plex folder?

    As shown above, the 'sticky bit' can force the user and group for you.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Seeking info on copy command for backing up files

    Don't re-invent the wheel.

    Read this:
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    [ubuntu] Re: VNC to remote system

    SSH is already working and you can run the whole desktop over SSH if you want. To speed it up, enable compression and use simple encryption such as Blowfish, then you can launch Gnome, KDE or XFCE...
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    Re: software request: dictation software

    There is no Linux equivalent to Dragon. Your best alternative is to get a Mac.
  25. [ubuntu_mate] Re: No such file or directory when running raspistill command

    Err... 2016 - you are following 4 year old instructions.
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