Forum discussion tagged with Linux.
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    Question my fps

    What is affecting my fps, I only have a problem with many bots but The processor does not exceed 90% The ram does not exceed 85% The gpu is at 41% VRAM at 60% PCI Bandwidth Utilization at 4% What am I missing? where is the culprit?
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    Question Asus Gaming Monitor will not display BIOS or Linux ?

    I have an Asus Tuf VG32VQ Gaming Monitor, 32" 1440P HDR - - It will not work with Linux or even allow me to enter BIOS for that matter. It will work with Windows but it won't display anything until the log-in screen. I've tried updating graphics drivers, changing ports, cords, tried HDMI and...
  3. C

    Question Reusing old TV Box devices

    Earlier this week my current TV/Internet provider came for a maintenance on my home. I've set aside the TV box (as it's unplugged anyway) just in case they might need to replace the whole set up, but they only replaced the router/decoder and left the TV hardware here. I've been thinking about it...
  4. DREDKNOT_2077

    Question Firmware Backdoor Discovered in Gigabyte Motherboards im i affected

    with the news about the Firmware Backdoor Discovered in Gigabyte Motherboards im i affected with my three in use mobo are Gigabyte B450 AORUS M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard updated to F63 Jan 31, 2023 Gigabyte B550M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard updated to F17d Mar 23, 2023 Gigabyte B550I...
  5. Noahqayain

    Question Used HP Elitebook G3 locked me out to keep me safe from me illegally.

    My used HP Elitebook 840 G3 doesn't boot into a live Linux USB. I gave up on trying to boot into Linux and then it locked me out of my own Windows OS. Attached is a picture of the lock out screen. It logs in, I haven't changed the default HP account with no password and then it proceeds to sign...
  6. MagusKutya

    Question Oracle Cloud unresponsive instance

    Hi! I have updated linux with sudo apt update and then upgrade, then i restarted it. Now it doesn't boot. I can't ssh into it, and the website says it's unresponsive. Is there any way i can get the stuff that's on the ssd? If i have to reinstall it's not a problem, i just want the data on it...
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    Question Put SSD with Linux Mint install into machine with existing Windows 10 SSD install

    I have installed Windows 10 on a new Samsung 870 EVO SSD. I disconnected all other drives before I did this. I want to put my other SSD with a Linux Mint install back into the machine. I have no preference as far as Grub/Windows Boot Manager. I want to be able to dual boot the system. Should I...
  8. FlashStopFall

    Question Linux won't post with (amd 340x) gpu in the pcie slot. (MacMini running Linux)

    I'm running Ubuntu 22 on an intel Core 2 Duo MacMini. It's a 64-bit OS, but the EFI is 32-bit. The motherboard uses a fully featured mini-pcie slot for its network card, which has proven to be able to work with various pcie devices via an x16 riser, but it appears that testing gpu's on this slot...
  9. ElectricJafar

    Question Much longer boot time in Windows compared to Pop_OS ?

    hello I have an Asus TUF Fx507zr laptop and lately, I'm facing a weird issue. I'm dual booting and I have installed Pop_OS next to Windows 10, and for the boot manager, I use Refind. The thing is, when I turn off my laptop in Windows after I want to turn it on the keyboard light comes on and...
  10. krelidas_34

    Question What are some of the stressful factors does Linux game developers have to endure?

    Ahh... game development. Long work hours (crunch), the grueling frustration of debugging, layoffs, abusive work environment, etc. I majored in computer science, and I took a class on game development. Extreme errors, programs not working right, and tons of other stress factors plagued my mind...
  11. wobbleidz

    Question Installing NVIDIA drivers on Debian 11 ?

    Hey there, I have Debian 11 installed on a VM hosted on ProxMox. On the VM, I installed docker and dockerized Jellyfin. Everything works fine, except when I try to play movies that need transcoding. GPU is a Quadro P4000 which is passed through on the proxmox VM. The GPU is obviously not...
  12. sacob

    Question Mini PC for Plex Server

    Hello hello! I'm planning to upgrade my RP4 setup to a mini pc for plex server. i'll keep using some sort of linux OS to keep the setup similar to the current one. I want something with a nvme and a 2.5 hdd drives and 2.5gbe eth. i'm the only one using it so it's noe likely to be transcoding...
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    Question I'm looking for a new OS besides Windows, Linux or mac ?

    Hi, im looking for something similar to midnightbsd, haiku that is something new and can be used for gaming. so far i only found midnightbsd, vamprie os, elive, haiku and lonero os. are there any others?
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    [SOLVED] HP Z800 Workstation - - - Xeon CPUs not correctly detected by Operating System ?

    Hello! Recently, I acquired an old HP Z800 Workstation from a friend. I plan on using it as an Unraid Server, so I bought two Xeon X5670 CPUs and installed them, but now they are not correctly recognized by Unraid itself or a different Linux Distro I tried (EndeavourOS). My BIOS is on the...
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    Question Penguin server won't boot after swapping failed hard drive in RAID 6

    So I have a Penguin Relion 1900 1U rack mounted server running CentOS 7 that recently had a hard disk failure. It had 4 hard drives configured in RAID 6. To replace the failed HDD, I powered off the machine, swapped the failed one with a new drive of the same size (4TB) and powered on the...
  16. 32985720

    Question Remote Connection Help When Computer Is Off

    Hello, I am looking for a way to remotely connect to my Linux laptop even when it is not on. I would like a safe and secure connection interface that requires a password and has some high encryption standards. Thank you for your answers!
  17. thedonquixotic

    Question I have a RAID1 array with one failed drive that I need to back up to a new drive, on Linux, what do you recommend?

    I had the OS SSD fail, and then a motherboard fail, so now I've got an all new set up but I need to get my archival RAID1 set back up. One of the 2 drives appears to have failed (it's showing only 4gb partition in Gnome disk utility), and I want to rescue what I can from the remaining drive...
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    Question Asus Tuf Dash F15 ---- unable to start Linux install from UEFI pendrive ?

    Hi all, I am trying to install a linux OS (with kernel 4.12) via USB on my Asus Tuf Dash F15 (FX517ZM). Basically when I select to boot from that pendrive I just get a black screen with a dash. This is very strange, I have never seen it before. I have tried all possible UEFI setting options...
  19. secretknowledge

    Question [Repost in correct section] Problems with Vsync on Linux with Nvidia graphics card

    Recently I got a 144 Hz monitor. It is just as smooth as I would have liked and looks great. Unfortunately, with a second monitor (my old 75 Hz one) connected ganes V-sync to it even when running on my 144 hz one, causing screen tearing in every game I tried. I read a forum on Reddit about like...
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    Question Disposable Email Server working ?

    How Disposable email server works when compared to normal email server ? What is the algorithm ? How does disposable email server creates different email aliases each time ? How do I develop my own Disposable email server ?
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    Question Systems restarts upon booting into Ubuntu. [MCE Hardware Error] ?

    I recently built a new computer with the following specs: MSI Pro B550M-VC WiFi AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin PC RAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) AMD R9 390X (From my old computer) Corsair RM750x I've tried to install multiple Linux distros, as I don't have a copy of...
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    Question I need some help understanding how to update my BIOS

    I'm running a Linux Distro (Pop OS 22.04) and I'm currently using an Asrock AB350 Pro4 Motherboard (on BIOS version P3.0) with a Ryzen 5 1600 CPU. I'm about to install a Ryzen 5 3600 CPU and an RX 6600 GPU. The website wants me to download this "AMD all in 1 with VGA driver...
  23. valiv4491

    Question GPU Not working and acting weird after MB and CPU swap

    I recently bought an asus prime b660m-a wifi d4 and an i5 12600kf. Before that, I had an msi h110 pro d and an i5 6600k. My gpu(gtx 1070) worked perfectly before the swap, but on the new mb it would not be detected but display would work(i use linux, and it would boot into command line mode...
  24. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Home Server Suggestions

    Hi everyone, First of all, please forgive me if this is the wrong section to post this in. I'm looking to make my home network more secure and I'd like to buy a fairly cheap server on which I could do virtualization, host my own website, host my home network files (FTP?) and maybe even my very...
  25. R

    Question Can't connect to some services after power outage ?

    This is a contender for the weirdest thing that ever happened to one of my computers. --- Summary: Power went out for a bit, then I couldn't access some websites and services on both my OSes (everything works fine on other devices in the same network), tried resetting DNS, rebooting PC and...
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    Question Remove linux partition through Windows 11 Disk Management ?

    [Moderator note: Moving post from Systems to Storage. More applicable. ] I resized my primary Windows 11 partition and created a small one to test a Linux distro but now I would like to remove it and if possible merge it back with the primary Windows 11 partition. 390GB (windows 11) 84.35GB...
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    Question Which Linux in VMWare?

    I want to install VM Ware on my Seagate Data drive shown below. I want to stand this virtual environment up to support Linux so that I can surf the web to reduce be being victimized by the badguys. In addition, I also want to get my feet wet with Linux. Iam a GUI user and not the best...
  28. runner105

    [SOLVED] Solaris 11.4 installation error ?

    I'm running into an issue while trying to install Solaris 11.4. I have created a USB installer drive by downloading the 11.4.0 GA USB Text Installer file. I have tried flashing the .usb file to the drive using both Rufus and Etcher. Both methods created bootable drives, but neither have led to a...
  29. krelidas_34

    [SOLVED] What are some good Linux distros for surfing the Deep Web?

    From what I know, Tails OS is a good system. Unfortunately, the operating system does not directly boot on hard drives or SSDs- you need a USB. But I wonder if there's any secure Linux distro that directly boots from HDD/SDD drives. I know one OS called Qube OS. Anything other than that, I don't...
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    Question Mint Linux bootable USB won't start

    When I try to start my bootable USB drive it just shows this code. BusyBox v1.30.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.3) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs) Begin: Running /scripts/casper-premount ... done. done. mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on...
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    Question PC will boot from removable USB, but not from internal HDD or CD ? (SOLVED)

    [Moderator edit: Moving post from Systems to Open Source. More applicable.] This is a computer I got from an estate sale a few months ago. It's an old Acer Aspire, I think it's from 2014. Motherboard is factory, processor is Intel Pentium J2900 with integrated graphics. Hard drive is 1TB...
  32. TheFlash1300

    Question Can Rufus create a USB media installation for Linux?

    Can i use Rufus to burn the .iso file of Linux Mint to a USB drive, then connect the USB drive to a computer, load the system, open the Linux installation (the disc icon on the desktop), and install the full version of Linux Mint on the computer? Can I do this using Rufus, or do I must use...
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    Question System freeze crash even in bios mode

    In four months back i build pc Last few day my system was freeze or random color screen or display turn off something even bios mode also I check ram using windows memory diagnosing tool but no error My system spec Mobo: asrock steel legend b450m Ram: team valcunz 8x2 3200mhz SMPS ...
  34. stevhave

    [SOLVED] New System Will Not Boot Into Windows 10/11

    I am building a mid-range system to play some games. However, the system isn't booting into Windows 10 or 11 or Ubuntu even after multiple attempts of re-installing and troubleshooting. System Specs (All parts are brand new): CPU: Intel i3-10100f GPU: MSI RX 6600 RAM: XPG Z1 DDR4 16 GB (2x8...
  35. TheFlash1300

    Question Anti-virus program for Linux Mint?

    Can someone tell me what are some good anti-virus programs for Linux Mint? According to some articles i have read, i don't need anti-virus programs for Linux. However, i don't think this is the case. If my computer gets viruses, and there is no scanning program to show me a notification there...
  36. VA_Vern

    Question Windows vs Linux: Pros/Cons To Online Marketplaces As A Seller

    Ive always been a Windows user and would be considered a noob in terms of what I know of Linux. I sell fulltime online across a couple different marketplaces and Ive been debating on experimenting with a Linux Distro just to play around with. For futuristic purposes, Id like some opinions and...
  37. mdevellis

    Question Burning MP4 to bluray disc ?

    I'm having lots of trouble burning some MP4's to a Bluray for use in a Bluray player. Every software I use seems to just burn the files to the disc without formatting them OR just fails to burn the files at all. Could anyone with experience in creating bluray player ready blurays discs tell me...
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    Question System freezing, crashing, and rebooting if graphics drivers are installed.

    I've a system with the bellow mentioned components. CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 Mobo: Asrock B450M Pro4-F R2.0 RAM: PNY XLR8 8GBx2 HDD: WD blue 1TB SSD: Lexar 256 GB PSU: Corsair CV 450W OR Thermaltake Litepower 450W GPU: Amd Radeon RX 550 4GB OR Nvidia GTX 960 2GB I bought the system in February 2021...
  39. TheFlash1300

    Question Can the main system get infected, if the OS on virtual machine or on the USB flash drive gets infected?

    Hi. So, if i install Linux Mint on a USB flash drive, connect the USB flash drive to my Windows 10 laptop, start surfing dangerous websites and Linux Mint gets infected with a virus, could Linux pass the virus to Windows through the USB port? If yes, what component will get infected, the BIOS or...
  40. Jam Butter

    [SOLVED] Processor utilization limits to 46%

    Guys I have a T430 with 8GB RAM and i5-3320M 2.6Ghz cpu. Battery’s dead and there’s a newer BIOS version but I can’t update it without battery. It was very slow and stuck every time I run a heavy software like visual studio. It is having windows 10 pro and I recently noticed that it limits the...