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  1. Re: Ub 20.04 anybody installed "Alarm Clock" = "Alarms" ?

    Have a look at gtimer (in the repos); I've never used it so can't say how good it is or exactly what it offers.

    If using Xfce4, Xubuntu, you can add the xfce4-timer-plugin as a panel applet which...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: !!! accidentally choose main os as "BOOTLOADER" !!

    It will be best to see exactly where you are at the moment, so see Boot-Repair in my signature below and follow the instructions there to run the Boot-Info-Script.

    Do not run the default repair...
  3. Re: Ub 20.04- any successful installs of Easymp3gain ?

    No, but I am running the eoan version of the CLI version of mp3gain, mp3gain_1.5.2-r2-6~eoan1.0_amd64.deb, in 20.04 with no problems.

    I tried the GUI version way back in about 2014, and it was no...
  4. Re: How to upgrade kernel and initrd in a LiveUSB?

    You can't do that, I'm afraid as all changes to the OS itself are lost on rebooting and to run a new kernel you have installed requires a reboot.

    You say you have upgraded all packages in your...
  5. Re: Everything I open is being displayed partially off-screen

    What hardware do you have, particularly the graphics card, and what resolution are you managing to run?

    I assume this is on Ubuntu 20.04?
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    Re: Switching user in Ubuntu 20

    You mention two users running as root in your first post here. What exactly do you mean by that as we do not support running as root in Ubuntu; the system uses sudo instead of logging in as root. ...
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    Re: Switching user in Ubuntu 20

    If you go to the logout system in Ubuntu 20.04 you may get the option of Switch User.

    If you do not see that in Ubuntu there must be an option at the login screen of GDM (I think that is the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: conky / IP / VPN

    I can't imagine why but then I don't know very much about VPNs and have never used one.

    However the VPN is "virtual," so perhaps it still uses the Public IP that is from your ISP, even when you're...
  9. Re: Can't Open Gnome Tweaks tool in Lubuntu

    Thread moved to General Help. which is more appropriate and a better fit.

    Resolution Centre where you posted is for problems with the forum itself, not problems with your OS.
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Gimp as a possible pick as file manager in Preferred Applications

    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.
  11. [other] Re: Ubuntu won't connect to wireless internet

    What hardware do you have?

    Open a terminal and run command
    inxi -Fzx
    Please use Code-Tags for terminal output as it makes that output much more easily read and understood, formatting the text...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB dual boot no more access to Ubuntu

    Boot again to your live USB system and from that check the partition naming is still as you have seen before with
    sudo parted -l and if the root filesystem is still the same, run your command ...
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    Re: External HD Sharing

    You say you have installed hfsplus but I believe you also need hfsutils in order to use hfs filesystems fully.

    I missed that earlier, so apologies for the miss if that turns out to be your problem.
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    Re: Problems installing Piper/LibRatbag

    The command needed for ppa purge to do what you want will use the same ppa name syntax as was used to add the repository, so in your case I think it should be
    sudo ppa-purge...
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    Re: External HD Sharing

    I don't really know much about hfs+, but being an apple filesystem you may need to investigate the permissions of the mountpoint of that external disk, probably /media/username/diskID, though I am...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Gimp as a possible pick as file manager in Preferred Applications

    I think raleigh3 used that as a terminal command, which needless to say, can't find a file or folder by that name.

    @ raleigh3
    You were meant to look in the file I showed in post #3...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Gimp as a possible pick as file manager in Preferred Applications

    Have you run the command I suggested in post #3
    cat .config/mimeapps.list | grep gimp
    If not do so now and let's see the output of that; it may give us a clue what has allowed gimp to be included...
  18. Re: How disable automatic delete of packages in var/cache/apt/archives ?

    I'm sure there may be other ways to ensure all packages in cache are retained but maybe the easiest way is to use synaptic, which you'll have to install first, and in the Settings ->Preferences...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Wireless and cable

    I am not completely sure exactly what you're asking, nor why, but I will be very surprised if there is any loss of performance for either machine, more probable is the opposite.

    The wifi...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Gimp as a possible pick as file manager in Preferred Applications

    I thought this problem had been solved in your thread

    Are you asking something different here as it seems similar to me?
    Do you...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: All commands used in terminal are the same used in all Linux distros ?

    Many basic commands are exactly the same in all distros but when we start using commands to update or install packages they may be very different depending on the package management system used by...
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    Re: Killing Firefox from the commandline

    I was just about to post this having found the thread I link to at the Mint forum.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: How to change width of column on left side of the screen

    Thanks ml9104, I think you may be correct and my memory was at fault..
    Having now searched some more I don't think plank is installed by default as I originally believed, so perhaps Tom does...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How to change width of column on left side of the screen

    I think that is the dock named plank which I never did manage to configure as I wanted, and which I haven't used for a very long time.
    When I did try Lubuntu-20.04 at its release I removed plank and...
  25. Re: Frustration over Linux's time-consuming issues

    Interestingly, during my time using Windows, which started with 3.1 and finished with XP, I suspect I spent as much time tweaking and tinkering with things if not more than I do now in Linux, in my...
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