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  1. [ubuntu] HOWTO Encrypt an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Installation with TWO Drives (e.g. SSD/HDD)

    HOWTO Encrypt an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Installation with TWO Drives (e.g. SSD/HDD):

    This is a guide to FULL DISK ENCRYPTION of an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS install. Not to be confused with the encryption of...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    $ lsb_release -a
    LSB...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    Hi,

    So, I guess at this point, we need a proper INTEL microcode/firmware update to deal with Spectre Variant 2? Would that be correct?

    Thanks


    $ lsb_release -a
    LSB...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    Yep, couldn't agree more. Should have immediately stopped selling chips through the Xmas season. Apologised, worked to fix.
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    Hello,

    On 16.04.3 LTS, most recent kernel in proposed (4.13.0-31-generic) now boots.


    $ inxi -SCGx
    System: Host: XXXXXXXXX Kernel: 4.13.0-31-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
    ...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    My update came through on Thursday night and it won't boot.
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Meltdown and Spectre Discussion Sticky

    Running Xenial 16.04.3 LTS and updated to 4.13.0-29-generic via SOFTWARE UPDATES and machine will no longer boot. Had to roll back to 4.13.0-26-generic.

    Anyone else have this issue with *-29...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: i7 7500U Kaby Lake HD620 - 16.04 vs 17.04

    Yeah, I decided to go with 16.04 for stability and support. Plus, it's using the HWE kernel anyway. Thanks
  9. [ubuntu] Re: i7 7500U Kaby Lake HD620 - 16.04 vs 17.04

    The Sky Lake and Kaby Lake Intel microcode bug is fixed: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+source/intel-microcode/+bug/1700373
  10. [ubuntu] Re: i7 7500U Kaby Lake HD620 - 16.04 vs 17.04

    System76 Lemur7 (Clevo)
    Intel 3.5 GHz i7-7500U (2.7 up to 3.5 4 MB Cache 2 Cores 4 Threads)
    HD620 Graphics
    32 GB RAM
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    Re: Username Change Request

    thanks!
  12. [ubuntu] i7 7500U Kaby Lake HD620 - 16.04 vs 17.04

    Hello,

    Getting a new laptop in a couple of days and wondering whether or not to go with 16.04.x LTS or 17.04 flavour of Ubuntu. It will have the Intel i7 7500U Kaby Lake HD 620 chipset &...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: USB-3.0 Ports on Toshiba LX835 not working under 16.04.3 release

    No. It is very likley that your USB 3.0 ports are fully working. Your WD drive is likely using firmware/hardware that is not USB 3.0 compliant. To check this, try inserting a SANDISK or KINGSTON...
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    Re: Username Change Request

    That should be **frogotronic** for the first one...
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    Username Change Request

    For better anonymity:

    (1) frogrotronic

    (2) toothfishery

    (3) salsaalacarte
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    [ubuntu] Re: DisplayLink for 16.04

    Apparently, it is being updated regularly (for 16.04), but I haven't tried it: http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu
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    Re: Install Yakkety Yak Kernels on 16.04

    Ok, great - then I'll just wait and it should show up at some point.
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    Install Yakkety Yak Kernels on 16.04

    Hello,

    Now that Yakkety Yak is released, will the kernels (4.8.x) be available to install on Xenial? If so, do I need to add a repo?

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] DisplayLink for 16.04

    Hello,

    Does anyone have experience with DisplayLink & 16.04 for a USB 3.0 universal docking station? If so, does it "all" work, or is it still sketchy? I'm using a System76 Lemur6 laptop -...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity Launcher Completely Transparent

    It's a bug in Unity with a dual, or multi-head set-up: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1602901
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    [SOLVED] Unity Launcher Completely Transparent

    Hello,

    Has anyone run into this weirdness wherein the Unity Launcher Blur Effect doesn't work, and the launcher background is completely transparent? Please see attached screenshot.
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    evolution & gmail

    I cannot get evolution to pass my password to gmail and login

    please help
  23. [ubuntu] Should I uninstall xserver-xorg-video-intel on Sky Lake?

    I was looking through synaptic and found a comment under the xserver-xorg-video-intel package (which I assume is the Intel video driver).

    It says:

    This package provides the driver for the Intel...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 on System76 Lemur (new)

    Yes, that would make a difference. It turns out that Ubuntu/Linux kernel developers didn't properly incorporate the Intel HD drivers in the 4.3 and 4.4.4 and 4.4.5 series kernels. So, if one is...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 on System76 Lemur (new)

    Hello,

    Been having major issues with 16.04, even with a clean install. Turns out the kernel (4.4.5) doesn't have the Intel HD graphics driver properly installed. Trying out the Ubuntu Kernel...
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