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  1. M

    Question Ubuntu Mate or Ubuntu for Old system ?

    I found an old Acer Aspire laptop which I dissambled, cleaned and made little modifications recently to make it alive again. Changed LCD cable, upgraded ram from 3 to 6, replaced the disk with a 120 gb ssd. CPU is I3. I am very happy with Ubuntu Mate on my real old tablet pc. My Aspire' s...
  2. AHashemi

    Question External HDD works on Windows 7 & Ubuntu but not on Windows 10 ?

    I have an external 500GB HDD which strangely works in Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 7 but when connected to Win 10 devices (tested on several laptops and PCs) it says that the device is not recognized and displays the yellow triangle sign. Things I have tried: I have used Ubuntu's gdisk to convert...
  3. A

    Question Switching from VM to Physical Home Server

    Hi All, I've been hosting a minecraft server and web server on my PC in a ubuntu virtual machine for some time now. PC Specs are in signature. I have 8 cores allocated to the VM and 8GB RAM as well. The minecraft server uses 4-6GB of RAM most of the time, and I don't see any more needed in the...
  4. drosehill

    Question Is dual GPU still a problem on Linux?

    I'm looking at specc-ing out my next build which will run Ubuntu. I'm aiming for something that's capable of driving at least six displays. What I've been told (on Reddit) is that my best course of action is to buy a GPU with a really good max resolution and just use DP MST adapters...
  5. ElfNicklez

    Question How do I lower CPU usage/speed up my laptop?

    Hi, sorry to be posting here again but I am at my limit. I got a Dell Inspiron 7348 last Friday (Sept 18) and it had been working perfectly well- up until about 2 days ago. The power went out once and caused my laptop to turn off (it needs to be constantly plugged in) and once I turned it back...
  6. B

    Question How to connect two LAN networks together and a WAN in a vCenter environment?

    Hello, At the moment I have two virtual environments in vCenter. The picture below will make clear what I'm telling here. I am running a service on environment 1 that must be able to be accessed from environment 2. Both environments are (at the top) running a Windows server doing DHCP and...
  7. bubblyplayswithtech

    Question Boot failure on GeoBook 3 laptop

    Hello, I am having an Issue. I have a GeoBook 3 laptop which has Ubuntu on it. I planned to install Windows 7 and then upgrade to Windows 10 quickly. I changed South Bridge OS to Win 7 and the GeoBook switched off and it will not boot to Ubuntu or BIOS. BIOS doesn't work anymore and Ubuntu boots...
  8. A

    Question Encrypted HDD woes on Lenovo G580

    Hi, I have a Lenovo G580, which was password protected both in the bios and the HDD, and running ubuntu 18.04. I replaced the HDD with a SSD and everything seemed OK. I then installed ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I set the bios and HDD passwords, so I know the passwords. Now I notice that I am not asked...
  9. M

    Question 256GB SD Card not dectected or mountable on Lubuntu 20.04

    So I installed Lubuntu 20.04 on my laptop to replace KXStudio 14.04 cause it was too buggy with LMMS. But after I installed the new OS my 256GB MicroSD Card doesn't seem to be fully detected by the OS. I tried putting a 64GB MicroSD card in my laptop & it worked perfectly. Also after I put my...
  10. Netphish

    Question Upgraded HDD in Laptop very slow

    I upgraded my 2nd gen i5-2410M Win7 laptop with a 2TB Seagate Firecuda 6GB/s 5400 Hybrid SATA drive. Loaded a clean install of Win10 along with a Partition for Ubuntu. Disk usage pegs at 100% for nearly everything I do. Ran CrystalDiskMark and I'm only getting between 50-60 MB/s read/write on...
  11. System32_76

    Question Strange 2GB Mint Partition Appears After Installation

    Hello everyone. So I used a 32GB flash drive with YUMI to put Mint and Clonezilla on it recently. When you use YUMI with a flash drive, it creates a partition labeled "MULTIBOOT,." This is normal and takes up the whole space of the drive. View: https://imgur.com/a/4FF85gV After using YUMI to...
  12. System32_76

    Question How To Create Golden System Image Correctly on Linux?

    Hello everyone! I'm creating a Linux Mint golden system image with my apps and settings already configured for deployment to multiple computers. I'll be using the Clonezilla software to do this, unless there is software out there that is more effective and practical for this purpose. Are there...
  13. robin_goodfellow

    Question Windows/Ubuntu Dual Install Issue with Intel RST

    I have a laptop Acer Aspire A515-54G (128GB SSD & 1TB HDD) with windows 10 installed in the SSD. Recently, I needed to install Ubuntu in dual boot, so I shrinked the HDD since it had free space. But Ubuntu installation failed since Intel RST was enabled. I google the issue and followed this...
  14. Oman395

    Question Gnu grub

    Pc was working fine with only Ubuntu. Entered BIOS on Asrock B450 gaming K4 and enabled the ultra fast boot. Now, when I start my pc, I'm faced with a gnu grub command line. Additionally, my keyboard LEDS are working but the keyboard will not do anything. What should I do? (Latest version of...
  15. Mount Russmore

    Question Macbook on Linux running 65%-90%

    Hey, I have a mid 2010 MBP a1286, that I recently put a new SSD in and install Ubuntu 20.04 on. I know that MBP tend to get hot, but I felt like mine was just getting way to hot, so I checked it with the sensors command in terminal after installing the necessary files. That's besides the...
  16. Soomro393

    Question Unable to Install Ubuntu Please Help

    i recently messed up by changing my windows drive partition to active, now since it doesn't even boot up, i decided to install Linux Ubuntu, i downloaded the Image from the official website and burned it to my USB through Universal USB Installer, everything went good but now i can't even install...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] Need some help installing SSD boot drive on my system

    This is my current storage setup: I have a 500GB HDD for Ubuntu and 1 TB HDD for windows, and the system is configured so that one startup I can choose which OS I want to boot to. I just ordered a 250GB SSD for a boot drive, and I have a spare 1TB HDD; I would like to have the following storage...
  18. P

    Question Boot option listed in BIOS even though no drives are connected

    Hi folks, I think I'm in over my head here and would love to understand what is happening. I'll give the short version first, but the backstory might be required here. Please forgive me if I'm posting in the wrong place. Short version: I have disconnected all of the disks/drives/devices from...
  19. D

    Question Housekeeping on Ubuntu

    I run a dual boot for almost 7 years now and things have been going great so far. Upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04 (to start with) to now 18.04 without loss of any data. Everything still works. Happy as can be! Looking at my command line history, admittedly, there have been many entries like sudo apt...
  20. xKernalSandersx

    Question Computer Freezes, POST Issues, Crashes

    I don't even know where to begin with the issues I have been experiencing with my new build. It has been running smoothly for about a month, then randomly started some major issues with freezing, artifacts, POST issues, BSOD, WHEA errors, etc. Build: Intel i5 9600KF (have have a K model coming...