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  1. thedeathclox

    [SOLVED] Alienware 15R3 display issues with all Distros

    Hey, as the title suggests, I can't seem to get ANY distro to play nice with my laptop. Of course, as highlighted in the title, it's an Alienware 15R3 - i7-7700HQ, 24GB DDR4, GTX 1060 6GB (switchable with Intel HD 620 onboard), NVMe 240GB SSD and 2TB platter drive. Seems like every distro I try...
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    Question Special Laptop Troubleshoot(Lenovo B560 power led blinking, No display)

    So here's the whole story. I was trying to repair this laptop i.e. Lenovo B560. It had lagging issues. The way it was lagging, I was pretty sure it was cause of tons of viruses in it. So I started installing a fresh windows on it. And after that, when I was about to install the antivirus, I...
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    Question Dual boot question (W10 & Linux Mint)

    I have a Windows PC and a Linux PC. If somehow I decided to move the HDD from the Linux PC to my Windows PC, is it possible to dual boot? If it can, what should I do? Windows: W10 on 1TB HDD Ryzen 3 2200G - 8GB RAM Asrock A320M HDV Linux: Mint 19 on 500GB HDD Phenom II X4 955BE - 4GB RAM...
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    Question What Linux distro to use? I am a beginner to linux and I have an old PC.

    Hello all. So today, I have thought today of changing to Linux cause my hardware is going too old overtime very quickly and isn't capable of running Windows 10 at a very good speed with the best performance settings applied possibly that I can change... So that's the reason I am now wanting to...
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    Question Does BIOS fan control work in Linux?

    I'm looking to buy an Asus or Gigabyte motherboard, and would like to know how well their BIOS hardware-monitoring is supported in Linux, especially fan/pump control. Does Linux even use the BIOS after boot? In case I have to use lm_sensors, can you tell me if your Asus or Gigabyte model is...
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    Question Minecraft runs bad on on vega 11 , Ryzen 5 2400G

    https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/16619377 CPU: Ryzen 5 2400G Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-M2 (MS-7B84) Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB SSD/HDD: WD Green 240GB SSD , WD Green 2TB HDD GPU: Vega 11, igpu (currently on 19.4.3) PSU: Super Flower Bronze FX 450W 80 Plus Bronze OS...
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    Question Will CPU turbo mode increase fan speed?

    When the CPU turbo boosts and temps increase, will the BIOS or OS increase fan/pump speed accordingly? I'm looking for a higher-end Z390 Asus or Gigabyte board (Maximus Hero, Aorus Xtreme...), with an i9-9900. I'll be using Linux, so I'll need to know if its the BIOS/UEFI or OS that handles this...
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    Question A wireless file server... on a boat.

    I live on a canal boat and I would like to build a file server that works with only USB ports. I would like to try and make it wireless. I was thinking to buy a WD My Passport 4TB and then buy a Rapsberry PI and connect the Hard Drive and download the needed software. I just cannot figure out...
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    Question Connecting from Debian to Debian SMB share mount error(95): Operation not supported

    Hello, I am trying to connect from one Debian 9 server to another Debian 9 SMB share (access to which work perfectly from Windows 10 PC), and I get an error: SMB share mount error(95): Operation not supported I tried to mount using: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.2/srv /home/srv2/mnt -o...
  10. Question Unsure whether to remove broken Linux installation in dual-boot mode with Win 10 before cloning to SSD

    Hi folks, I have a dual-boot setup with Win 10 and Elementary OS Juno in the HDD of my Lenovo Y700. The Linux worked great for a few weeks, then it started booting up to initramfs. I tried a bunch of commands I find online but none worked. Last week I installed an SSD (970 Evo+ 500GB) and I...
  11. daveios92

    Question Acer Chromebook 14 For Work - storage increase

    Hey guys, I have need for information. I couldnt find it on the internet, so I am here to ask you. My friend has this chromebook. She needs linux for school purposes. So my idea was to install new secondary disk (but I dont know if there is way to install one) and install linux there. Does...
  12. Question Problem with installing Kali and Parrot OS

    I have got problem with installation. After part with formatting ext4 and swap area on disc I get error during installation: "An installation step failed. You can try to run the failing item again from the menu, or skip it and choose something else. The failing step is: install the system." I...
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    Question laptop shuts down randomly

    my laptop (hp 430) shuts down randomly with this weird screen - View: https://imgur.com/U9gHKVM sometimes its like this sometimes only white color sometimes red sometimes static noise and restarts with a error system temperature 90D, sometimes it restarts normally no error also when i touch...
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    Question Dual-Boot problem Windows/Linux-MBR/EFI

    I'm not sure i'm posting this in the right category so sorry in advance for that. See, i have a 1TB hd with windows 10 installed for quite some time now. But since i'm getting into programming i wanted to install linux too. Since i had just installed a new 500GB hd on my pc, i decided to use...
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    Question I installed ubuntu an i got stuck on black screen with "y_"

    So i was installing ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 10 and when i finished installing it asked me to restart my computer which i did then i got this black screen with "y" and blinking cursor on the top right corner and when i press any key on the keyboard it writes the"y_" on the next line(same...
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    Question Home ThinClient VMWare Setup?

    Hey guys, I haven't ever posted on here but I am looking for a solution for my family. I currently live on my own and am in college, however my siblings and my mother need a really cheap way to get a PC up and running for simple tasks. Case: My brother currently has an old PC he uses to game...
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    Question Suggestions needed for Linux + Z390 mobo

    I'm looking for a Z390 mobo whose features are well supported in Linux. Like hardware monitoring software and drivers. Which of the big mobo companies are the most open-sourcey?
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    Question Multi-boot redo

    Hi, I am doing another rebuild of my main rig and I want to do it differently this time. The last build had multiple drives and partitions and the partitions were not stable. One-by--one they failed. Maybe it was the setup or the drive itself. There was nothing conclusive on that one. This time...
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    Question How to add another logical volume to KVM

    My VM can't see the second RAID array on my server system. I have a Dell PE2900 with ubuntu server installed on a small RAID array set aside for the OS. I have a second larger array for working with.. plan to use it for storage and serving up a game online. when I create a VM the only drive...
  20. Joshontech

    Question Asus VG248QE G-Sync upgraded Monitor and AMD

    I have the Asus VG248QE and have updated it with a g-sync board that nvidia offered a while ago. The monitor still runs at 144hz and 1ms refresh but it obviously now has g-sync capabilities. Does anyone know how this monitor will work with an AMD GPU? I am looking to go team red because I have...