Forum discussion tagged with Linux.
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    Question Bluetooth not working in a PCIe slot ?

    I have a Dell Optiplex 7070 SFF running Fedora. I have an Intel network card ax210 installed in the m.2 slot and it works, the only problem was that cables for antenas were too short and the only solution that I thought was to buy a PCIe adaptor and use the card in the PCIe slot. Now the...
  2. System32_76

    Question Great, Free GPU Stress Test Apps for Linux

    Hello everyone! What are some free, great GPU stress test apps for Linux? I'm looking for just GPU stress testing apps, no benchmarking ones.
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    Question I think I need an UPS

    Hi I have moved to Poland and my stationary pc in my room is restarting every now and then when I am in the middle of doing something. Its the same on Linux and Windows 10. I have a APC Surgearrest (similar to this...
  4. mmzf

    Question what will be the best linux distro for me?

    What will be the best Linux distro for best webgl performance? For a Dell precision m6400 core 2 duo p8400 @2.26Ghz and 10gb ram 1066Mhz with Nvidia quadro fx 2700m as it got only 340 driver on Linux which is kinda unsupported now a days. i use to play a webgl game, so i only need is good...
  5. onlythefreshness

    [SOLVED] Issue with Samba sharing from Raspbian and windows 10

    Currently I'm trying to connect my rp4 to my windows 10 share file but I'm running into quite a few issues. I want to say too that I'm quite a novice when it comes to non-windows based machines so there may be some errors in my operation that I'm unable to see. Okay so I followed this guide...
  6. tenochtilan

    [SOLVED] Device (ethernet connection) is pingable from one Linux device but not from another

    I have two Debian 8 systems, which can connect via ethernet cable to a circuit board C (ip address: Debian A: on boot, arp -a does not show the device at all. Upon 'ping', board C responds and the device is added to the arp registry on eth1. Debian B: on boot, arp -a...
  7. skmajharulislam

    Question Linux operating system for MSI CREATOR TRX40

    Can I build a Linux PC with MSI CREATOR TRX40 and AMD Ryzen threadripper 3960x? Is there any performance or compatibility issues?
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    Question Problems installing OS to a MicroSD

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section for this post. I've got a BL460c blade server, which is currently booting into a MicroSD. On the MicroSD, I have burnt the iso image for Linux Ubuntu. It loads up fine and I'm presented with the main screen which asks whether I want to 'Test Ubuntu' without...
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    Question Sharing Hostnames from WiFi to WiFi Hotspot in Ubuntu

    I have an old laptop running the latest version of Ubuntu that I use for projects. That laptop is connected to my WiFi router through a USB WiFi antenna. I have the default wireless card setup to share the USB WiFi connection through the hotspot feature in Settings. Everything works fine with...
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    Question Chromebook versus PC for programming ?

    Hello all, I am a Uni student in business analytics and I need a laptop. I was hopping you lovely people could help answer my question. Should I get a Chromebook or a PC for coding purposes? Which would be better?
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    [SOLVED] How to only get certain parts from the output of a command

    I have a script I am working on that I need to cut out part of the output from a command. For example: #! /bin/bash blkid read -p "Enter the drive from the list above (example: /dev/sda1): " drive blkid | grep $drive # <-- This is where I am stuck. I want to sort out the UUID, PARTUUID, and...
  12. Question Help with DDRescue

    Hi, I happen to have a 500GB HDD that won't open properly. It is detectable both under Windows and Ubuntu. So, I decided to follow the most common guide I found online, back it up. I use DDRescue to clone/copy whatever is possible to a 4TB HDD. After running it for 2d 22h 24m, the process...
  13. ZacOliver22

    Question Dual Booting

    Hey so i want to dual boot safely without loosing data. Is that possible?
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    Question Every time I boot into ubuntu, it shuts down immediately and restarts again itself. It goes into a loop

    Hello. I got an issue that is really bugging me for the past few days. I am trying to boot into Ubuntu system 20.04 LTS. However, every time I turn on, for about 5 seconds loading something it then suddenly shut down. It then automatically restart, loading and shutdown .. continue in a loop...
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    Question Ubuntu Linux (20.10) - How to change mouse debounce time?

    Hello, I have a Glorius Model O mouse, and I want to use it on Ubuntu Linux. Mouse is working fine, but the only thing I want to change id debounce time. I'm asking because there is no Model O software for Linux. It's only avaliable for Windows. Thanks for help!
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    Question Samsung U28E590D randomly disconnects

    Good day! I have a Samsung U28E590D UHD monitor, which is working perfectly under Windows in its native resolution (3840x2160). If, however, the resolution is changed to e.g. 2560x1440 when playing a game, the monitor disconnects seemingly at random and then reconnects again after about a...
  17. 21akame03

    Question I removed HDMI from Lenovo l340 during Fedora 34 install, and now laptop does not boot!

    When turned on the screen turns on but there is no output and the fans start to rotate but then stops and then the laptop restarts. One key recovery is not working and has the same result as above. Initially I thought something from bios might have been changed from the failed Linux install so...
  18. pegasuslatte

    [SOLVED] Trouble trying to revive an old pre-built with Puppy Linux ?

    As the title suggest, I'm having trouble trying to revive an old pre-built with Puppy Linux. The aforementioned pre-built is an Acer Aspire X3200 with the following specifications: Athlon II X2 4400+ 1.5Gb DDR2 No storage Nvidia GeForce 8200 See the idea is that this would be a media PC in the...
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    Question Other 3.x or later Linux (64-bit) end of life?

    Can anyone help me with the Other 3.x or later Linux (64-bit) end of life date? Or end of support? If there is any. Thanks,
  20. jam500

    Question Second boot drive not appearing in BIOS unless the first is unlocked

    I currently have one hdd with dual boot windows and Linux, and a second ssd running HiveOS. The problem is I cannot select the other drive once I've booted up on either one of them. If I have previously loaded up the Windows/Linux drive I cannot select the HiveOS drive from the BIOS boot...
  21. paijoh

    [SOLVED] WD My Book for Linux

    Hi, I'm considering to buy WD MyBook 4TB (Prod. #: WDBBGB0040HBK-SESN) as my backup drive, but the drive as default formatted with exFAT. My question is, since my OS is Linux Mint, is it safe (and will it work on my PC) if I formatted the drive with NTFS, since I want it work also on my TV...
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    Question Can't get into grub for dual boot.

    I have a recent model of hp laptop "HP du1065tu" With i5 10210u and a 512 gb nvme... Today I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS for dual boot with pre-installed OEM windows 10.. I shrunk the C drive to get 100 gb unallocated for Ubuntu. After installing Ubuntu with 30 gb for root, 6 gb for swap...
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    Question Any way to rescue seemly dying SSD?

    I have a 240gb Sandisk Ultra II SSD that I had Windows on. Booting with the drive leads to the black windows loading screen with the little circle after BIOS for an eternity, followed by restarting. Recently I tried to install Linux on it, which brought up a series of errors, each of which...
  24. System32_76

    Question Why can't I update Xubuntu ?

    Hi everyone. I tried to update from Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS to 20.04.2, but for some reason, I can't easily do so. I executed the "sudo apt update" command before using these three specific upgrade commands: "sudo apt dist-upgrade," "sudo apt full-upgrade," and "sudo apt upgrade." The upgrade...
  25. rigger922

    Question Dual Boot Windows 10 pro/Linux

    Hello, I'm looking for a bit of advice on creating a dual boot i have 3 drives. (C) 256gb SSD Drive/ Which is my boot drive for windows 10 this has all programs origin,steam etc on it and nothing else other then windows files (E) 500gb NVME Drive/ This is my gaming drive this has all my games...
  26. AntoDono

    [SOLVED] Help - Cannot install any operating system

    I built a computer (as a server) a few months ago and was running windows. However, windows kept crashing and was corrupted. I thought of switching to a more stable OS like Linux mint or Ubuntu. When I flashed the ISO on to a USB and tried to install Linux Mint, it gave me the error (same result...
  27. geckovic02

    [SOLVED] NAS Server | Which Linux and which NAS software?

    Hi! I'm really new into Linux and want to build myself a small Home/NAS server. The problem is that most of the NAS software I've seen (and understood) are OS's. So basically I install e.g. FreeNAS and that's it. There's the NAS server. But I want to use the server for other things aswell, like...
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    [SOLVED] USB Device not recognized for Windows install or even Linux, Lenovo y520-15ikbn

    So this is the device: Lenovo y520-15ikbn I tried everything I think. I made a bootable UEFI usb drive with rufus (8GB USB Thumbdrive) with my windows 10 iso I have. I know this iso (with EFI folder) is perfectly fine because this is not the first system I tried to install windows with. I put...
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    Question Occassional dual boot windows and Mint on seperate SSDs.

    As an experiment I created a Linux Mint system on a spare SSD and booted my PC with both my win 10 and Linux drives on SATA. I use the mobo F11 key to select what to boot from. There were problems. If I selected the Linux SSD itself I got a grub text screen. Then on the boot selection screen I...
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    Question Recommend a external hard drive docking station to wipe drives

    I have decommissioned a Western Digital MyCloud EX4 and I need to wipe the 4 drives that lived in the NAS. I have a Sabrent SATA to USB connector and tried to wipe the drives from Ubuntu, but when viewing the drives with gdisk -l and lsusb, I could see a ton of errors, for some reason. I...
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    Question Can't install OS from USB Drive

    Hi Guys, I had an Intel motherboard and CPU and I Upgraded to the following: GIGABYTE B550 AORUS Elite v2 AMD Ryzen 7 3800X G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) Sapphire 11265-67-20G Radeon Pulse RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Cooler Master Watt 650 Watt The problem I am having is that I cannot install a...
  32. kieferz7777

    Question "Illegal Instruction" Error - Linux Gaming on Celeron 333MHz

    I have been trying to run Undertale on increasingly old hardware. I had success on a Dell Inspiron 8600 using Puppy Linux. I am now trying to run the same exact OS and command on laptops with intel celeron ~300MHz processors. but when I run ./runner or sh it gives the error "Illegal...
  33. System32_76

    Question My Desktop Keeps Freezing Up - Xubuntu

    Hello everyone! Recently, I've been having a recurring issue on Xubuntu 20.04 LTS where my desktop freezes up but I can move my mouse cursor around and access TTYs. Somebody told me that this issue has been happening with other Linux distros as well. I also found out that a bunch of people who...
  34. Anastasis2006

    Question Unable to install windows 10

    About 2 weeks ago I decided to give Linux a try, so I installed elementary os. I didn't work out and I want to reinstall windows 10 the thing is that when I was in windows 10 I made a partition, I used that partition to save all my data so when I moved to Linux I didn't have to back up anything...
  35. forzahorizon3guy

    Question Wierd Linux Issues Possibly Hardware Plz help

    So basically i just built a NAS for myself, its a pretty ghetto machine but a NAS Basically i got the thing up and running and was able to do things like run linux in its live form off a USB drive before, but the NAS wasnt completed it had no cooling so the Hard drives started cooking in a few...
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    Question How works the storage of Ubuntu if installed on a pen drive USB?

    I'have installed Ubuntu on a pen drive USB of 32 GB, but I'm inexperienced (I have windows 10 in internal SSD) so I have a few questions: 1- Is there a drop of performance instead of installing it in the internal SSD? 2- Where do the files created with Ubuntu are saved? On the pen drive of 32...
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    Question RAW Drive Partition Data Recovery SUCCESS (EASY)

    So I just had to post this here because I couldn't find this solution anywhere else on the internet (unless I'm not looking hard enough) Quick backstory, I work at a basic phone/computer repair shop, and I have had a few customers come in with computers that wont boot, upon mounting the hard...
  38. xlkarthik

    Question System getting turned off while trying to install a new Operating system

    Hey, I have a system in which windows 7 32 bit is installed. I found out recently that the cpu is actually 64 bit (checked in the bios). So I tried installing a 64 bit operating system. As soon as it starts installing the system gets turned off (not even going to the setup menu). I tried both...
  39. Question Arch Linux gets stuck on a boot screen during installation ?

    So basically I tried every mainstream distro out there (Fedora, Manjaro, Debian even ubuntu) now I'm trying to install arch and it gets stuck on that boot up screen every time I try to install it(picture related) The device is a laptop: Acer Aspire 3 A315-23-R5RD 15,6" AMD Ryzen 5 3500U - 8GB...
  40. System32_76

    Question Xubuntu Installer Not Detecting 1TB HDD

    Hello everyone. I recently tried to install Xubuntu 20.04 onto my system, but for some reason, the installer doesn't detect my 1TB hard drive at all. It only recognizes the flash drive that I'm using to install Xubuntu with. The same thing happens when I'm trying to install Mint as well, but...