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  1. [xubuntu] Bluetooth mouse not detected/connecting after recharge

    I am using a Dell XPS13 9300 laptop with an unbranded Bluetooth mouse. When the mouse has charge and I start the laptop the mouse is connected and working correctly.

    If whilst using the mouse it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Solved using notes I made years ago about fixing grub from a live usb before I left.

    Having chrooted into the old /sda2 xubuntu I # out the old entries in the /etc/fstab which were no longer...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Decided I wouldn't sleep if I didn't try Boot-Repair so tried it.

    I can boot windows but grub boots ubuntu to emergency :-(

    https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/jjyk2sXkfb


    sleep.............

    Had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Yes, I now see it. I'm wondering what effect that will have because grub seems to have stopped working and the machine boots straight into windows.

    Maybe I need to run Boot-Repair again.

    Its...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Thanks for the help oldfred,



    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l
    Disk /dev/loop0: 1.42 GiB, 1510060032 bytes, 2949336 sectors
    Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Thank you for your input. Ive read the fsck link. and have used it in the past but not from emergency mode.

    As for UEFI and BIOS, both machines refer to what I previously called BIOS as BIOS,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    I have spent much time trying to edit the boot menu but have been unable to.

    So, I decided I could try the Boot-Repair tool.

    This tool gave me a working grub with unbuntu and windows. Windows...
  8. [xubuntu] In emergency mode after installing windows and running Boot-Repair

    I have reinstalled windows thinking I could repair the boot but not so.



    0.8608431] Couldn get size:0x800000000000000e
    /dev.sda2: recovering journal
    /dev/sda2: clean 376538/1250928,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    "but you lose any changes you did make", I assume you mean to grub not the ubuntu OS.

    I looked at the entries you suggested:



    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo efibootmgr -v
    BootCurrent: 0003...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Now I am really in a pickle, can't get into windows or ubuntu. However I know I can change the boot order to get windows back and in the extreme, reinstall a fresh ubuntu, losing my previous hard...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Using the third party tool I booted xubuntu into emergency mode.

    I am loath to ask for help in this thread so will go try to find where to go from here so as not to risk messing up.

    Thank you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ efibootmgr
    BootCurrent: 0003
    Timeout: 0 seconds
    BootOrder: 2001,0004,0002,2003,2002
    Boot0000* Realtek PXE
    Boot0001* Realtek PXE
    Boot0002* ubuntu
    Boot0003* EFI USB Device...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    There are only two place to look in the bios, Boot priority option and system configuration

    Boot priority:

    usb
    hdd/ssd
    lan
    odd

    System configuration:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Please, advise me where/how to find and edit the boot stanza from either windows or the live ubuntu usb.

    Once I find it I will change it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    I am still searching for Windows bootloader manager option which is not in bios.

    I will check pastebin for your clue 004=windows boot manager which may help me find it

    Fast boot was disabled...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/rGX8mdccsb/

    Edit: Booting into the live usb shows an error:

    Check finished: errors found in1 files! You might encounter errors.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    The bios tells me the hard drive is booted in UEFI mode but I do not see how to find where there is an option to choose between windows and ubuntu.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    Windows is installed and on boot the machine boots into windows.

    I assume therefore that grub has been overwritten in the bootloader and grub needs to be reinstalled.

    My question becomes, on...
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    [SOLVED] Reinstalling Windows on dual boot system

    I have a laptop on which were windows on the hard drive and ubuntu on an internal SSD.

    Windows has been completely trashed and I am in the process of re-installing it.

    I am told that the ubuntu...
  20. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    $ su makem
    Password:
    makem@ssdTOSH:/home/han$ sudo apt install fcitc-ui-qimpanel
    [sudo] password for makem:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state...
  21. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    No I am afraid not.

    I researched Sogou setup and decided to follow fcitx instead of Ibus.

    I decided to uninstall both input methods as I saw a suggestion that there could be conflicts.

    I...
  22. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    Ibus Reference Manual

    https://ibus.github.io/docs/ibus-1.5/index.html

    I came across this as a way to find how to deal with the wndow position.
  23. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    I looked into X-tile and it did not appear suitable. I will check your other suggestion.

    I have taken a screenshot showing the choice window in two positions.

    1. If a web page is opened for the...
  24. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    I have looked at your suggested reading but it relates to fonts and input methods.

    I have the correct fonts and input method, I just want to move a window which has focuss to a place on the screen...
  25. [xubuntu] Re: Change default position of Chinese language candidate selection bar

    I will read up on those but in the meantime, yes the link does not show the popup going to the bottom, it shows where I would like it to be. However the software they use is not available to me on...
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