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    Question Crackling noise in laptop while playing audio

    Hello World, This is my first post on Tom's Hardware forum. I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 as i wished to learn the Linux OS. I was impressed with Ubuntu 18.04 and am seriously considering to use it as my daily driver. However a few days later i noticed that my speakers were making a...
  2. Question High memory usage with Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

    Hi! Let me get straight to the question, is it this normal for ubuntu to have such a high memory usage? After a fresh restart my, my ubuntu already have 2.1gb usage and after I open 3 apps (Robo3t, Eclipse and LibreOffice Calc) memory usage goes to 90% on system monitor. Right now as I type all...
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    Question White bars on LUbuntu

    I've recently installed LUbuntu on a computer of mine and it looked as nice as it could on a TV screen. I then installed my GPU drivers and restarted my PC then these bars showed up on the left and right side of my screen. They are in the foreground of everything. View...
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    Question Open ubuntu harddrive from another laptop

    Hi, I have as second hard drive installed on my old laptop that has an Ubuntu install in it. Now I bought a new laptop and want to use that same old hard drive with ubuntu installed on my new laptop. How can I do this?
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    Question Ubuntu boots really slow

    I bought an acer aspire A51515 about a month back.It has a core i5 8th gen processor, 8 gigs of ram, and ask me if you need something else. It came preinstalled with Ubuntu, but for some reason the retailer installed windows 10 after i bought it. So i installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with USB...
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    Question Should I take Internal/external HDD,SSD or flashdrive for linux?

    Sup, I want to start learning linux, and want a safe environment which I can play with, for this I want a seperate storage device from my windows.. now, I tought about buying some cheap 160-120gb internal HDD for that which I can format incase of trouble easily.. use it mostly for linux...
  7. chiku007

    Question Wifi not working on win 10 but working fine on Ubuntu

    Hi all My laptops connects to mobile hotspots and wifi on win 10 but signal strength will show 1-2 bars. Although mobile hotspot works fine, but wifi is painfully slow getting disconnected or showing limited frequently. I have another laptop same wifi works fine there and also in the all the...
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    Question Main screen doesn't get turned on ASUS laptop

    I have an ASUS laptop G550JK with Intel Core i7-4710HQ, 8GB of RAM and GTX850M 4 GB. Also it is dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows 10. An year ago weird issue started coming up where there was 50% chance that when the laptop boots(cold boot) the main screen wont get powered/recognized by...
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    Question Laptop hdmi not working after being unplugged

    I recently bought a new laptop and a display since I usually work with dual screen. I've been using the laptop with the second monitor for a week without any issue, on both a windows 10 and a Ubuntu linux (even tho it required me to switch to proprietary drivers to make make the second display...
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    Question LTE Modem Not Connecting To Network

    Hi all, I am trying to use a ec21-j LTE modem inside a PCEngines apu2 board to connect to an LTE network using a simcard. I have ubuntu 18.04 installed in the PCengines board no problem. I installed the sim card and the LTE modem. These can be seen and queried. I can use the qmicli...
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    Question Replacing Windows with LINUX

    I want to completely remove Windows 10 and replace it with Linux Ubuntu. My Laptop is an ASUS X540L,with 4GB of RAM, 1TB of Hard disk, and an Intel i3 processor. It originally came with Windows 10. I already have an Ubuntu Live pendrive. I would like to know if I can backup the Windows 10...
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    Question Computer is freezing randomly when I try certain things and I can't figure out why.

    So, lately my computer has been crashing at specific and varied times. When it comes to Windows, I can play a very demanding game for a couple hours, and that's fine. However, if I use OBS to try to catch just my desktop with nothing else running, immediately frozen. I just did a system update...
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    Question “+CME ERROR: unknown network message” error while sending AT USSD command

    I am trying to execute USSD codes through my GSM modem. When i try USSD command which gives me some options, it is executed but i can't get any operation done from the options. AT+CMGF=1 OK AT+CSCS="GSM" OK AT+CUSD=1,"*101#",15 (To check balance) OK +CME ERROR: 264 AT+CUSD=1,"*17108#",15 (To get...
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    Question Cannot install any OS onto 3200g/Deskmini

    I wanted to build a small and cheap server, so I went with a Ryzen 3200g and a Deskmini from Asrock. I used a salvaged SSD from a previous build that had Windows 10 on it, but since I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows, I completely formatted the drive. Before the format, I was able to run...
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    Question Ubuntu Sapphire RX Vega 64 Nitro+ running slow ?

    Not sure where to post this because I couldn't find a SapphireTech Forum and AskUbuntu hasn't been very helpful. After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried installing the AMDGPU-Pro drivers as directed (I included Pal / Legacy & Rocm) the GPU went very silent and the desktop runs smoothly. There...
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    Question Mozilla Thunderbird & Bluetooth Issues

    Hello everyone. I've had two slight issues with Mozilla Thunderbird and getting Bluetooth to work. For Mozilla Thunderbird, as I started it up, I noticed the mail icon stays on the system tray and there seems to be no way to disable or remove it. As for testing out Bluetooth, I took a...
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    Question How To Do OEM Install of Lubuntu 19.04?

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to install Lubuntu 19.04 on this one computer with 4GB of RAM and a Core 2 Duo CPU. I noticed that the OEM install for 19.04 is broken; as the image was booting up and I pressed one key multiple times and pressed F6 to select the OEM install mode, I went to go install...
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    Question Dual boot win10 + ubuntu, grub and boot error.

    Hello everyone, I am trying to set up dual boot win10-kubuntu on my system, but run into some problems. in a nutshell, installing kubuntu breaks my windows boot and prevents me from accessing it. I have a system running windows 10, and want to install kubuntu as dual boot alongside it...
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    Question Did I destroy my brand new card?

    Hello everyone I have been struggling with a problem the whole day and can't figure it out. My specs: 2200g 2070 MSI Armor 2x8 gb corsair 3000MHz Thermaltake smart 750W MSI gaming plus mobo b450 I wanted to dual boot linux and windows so I decided to install...
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    [SOLVED] External SSD not detected ANYWHERE (albeit a few weird places), how to fix?

    Alright. I messed up pretty bad. I had an external SSD (M2, Crucial Micron) with Ubuntu 18.04 on it as XFS file system, GPT partitioning. I had the ssd running on a computer, plugged in with usb and all, but suddenly it slightly unplugged. This returned a stack trace with errors like i/o error...