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  1. G

    Question VPN connected but websites not loading

    I've been subscribing VPN.ht for couple years now. It had its ups and downs, but in general it was always how it is - cheap and reliable (give me a $4.9-9/month VPN in 2022 and I'll be mowing your lawn for free for an undisclosed period of time). The problem is, it stopped working. Sort of. I...
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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...
  3. krelidas_34

    [SOLVED] Do NVIDIA graphics cards work better on Windows than Linux?

    A couple of years ago, Linus Torvalds starting grilling NVIDIA about the chips screwing up Android phones. He said, "NVIDIA, **** you!" and stuck out his middle finger. This made me conclude that NVIDIA just sucks for Linux and other Unix-based products. But as for Windows, NVIDIA's still...
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    [SOLVED] How to install Linux to an empty HDD which houses the EFI partition of my win11 installation?

    Hello! I own a Lenovo Legion y520 with an SSD (on which win11 is currently installed) and an empty HDD (or so I thought). I've been wanting to flash Ubuntu on the empty HDD for some time now, so I decided I'd give it a go. Upon opening the disk management utility though, I found that the HDD...
  5. Saugetsu

    Question Get back memory located to dual boot

    Hello, so some time ago I installed ubuntu with windows for dual boot, now I'm getting low on free space in windows, but I have 200gb available on the ubuntu partition that I probably will never use. My question is, how can I get that memory back on the other partition? I have one SDD where I...
  6. victorfernandes221

    [SOLVED] NVME not showing after removing ubuntu

    So i had a 1tb nvme with windows 10 and a ssd 240gb with ubuntu, but i had a problem with my pc and i lost my ssd and when i tried to install windows 10 on nvme it won't show up in disk list to install or cmd or even in ubuntu ( i tried by using usb). I already try to remove and install again...
  7. rakinar2

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to keep my Ubuntu 20.04 after windows 10 to 11 upgrade?

    My PC has Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 Dual boot installed previously, and now I wanna upgrade windows to 11. My PC meets all the requirements of windows 11. The questions: Can I keep ubuntu after upgrading windows? Will it cause any problem?
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    [SOLVED] Help fixing broken wifi - connects but doesn't show other networks.

    I installed Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 LTS and then edited the /etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml file to connect to a wifi network so that I could update it and install ubuntu desktop. All is good, everything works but now I've noticed on the desktop that my wifi shows as 'unavailable' and doesn't...
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    [SOLVED] Missing dependencies in Ubuntu ?

    Hi Guys I’ve installed Ubuntu on a Pi4, updated and upgraded it. Have then tried installing google chrome and anydesk and I get met with the following error for both softwares: Unable to install anydesk: The following packages have unmet dependencies: this error comes for both Google...
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    [SOLVED] Ping to my server right next to me is too high

    So I recently purchased a server in Dallas since that's where I live and I'd like to get the lowest ping possible, the IP is <<Removed by moderator>> if anyone is curious. It's running Ubuntu 20.04 and even though I'm right on top of it I get 35ms ping even though similar servers I get 3ms. Did...
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    [SOLVED] Can no longer start WSL-Ubuntu from Windows command line after changing motherboard & CPU ?

    Hi. I had WSL2 set up and working fine with x410, an X server for windows that will connect to the WSL machine and give you an ubuntu desktop. Everything was working great, then I replaced my processor/mobo and it no longer works. The commands recommended to start everything by the x410 makers...
  12. Sir Friksy

    Question Windows 10 installation not showing up disks

    I am currently STUCK on Linux Ubuntu for 2 days trying to install Windows 10 on my computer. I have no problem flashing the image into the usb drive, but when I get to actually install windows it says that there's no HDD driver to install. I've seen a lot of videos saying to open CMD by ALT+F10...
  13. cata.gcc

    [SOLVED] Ubuntu - Not Displaying anything

    Hello! After a long time on Windows, i installed Ubuntu (again), and the first time after installation it displayed perfectly on my monitor (for context: I have a Phillips 4k 7800 series tv as monitor and a very cheap 1080p schneider tv), i restarted it after the installation, again works...
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    [SOLVED] 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 Ubuntu vs Netflix

    I'm a Ubuntu and Firefox user. I want to sign up for Netflix, but so far it's impossible: the NSEZ 403 error is keeping me from even reaching the home site. I tried Chromium and Chrome browsers with the same effect. The Netflix support basically told to me to get Windows, as there's no...
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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...
  17. KetanBasi

    [SOLVED] Advice for ubuntu disk partitioning

    Here's the story. I have been using the Windows system for years, with only a couple of years in Linux (and WSL). I have installed Windows 10 on my SSD. Thanks to the fact that I have 8GB of RAM and I use 2GB of it for AMD's Integrated Graphics, now I want to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu...
  18. 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...
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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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    [SOLVED] Low hashrate for ethereum on ubuntu

    So i used to get 18-19Mh/s when mining Ethereum on ubuntu back in 2018, but i now however regardless of the miner, seem to only get around 3Mh/s, which is very poor compared to before. I've got a Zotac Geforce Gtx 980 Ti with 6gb. I've tried using the nvidia drivers 460, 450 and 390, but they...
  22. smartkid95

    Question EASYBCD Dual Booting from two drives

    Hi, I have a New Computer Setup Dual Booting Ubuntu and Windows 10. Both OSes Boot fine. I want to use Easy BCD to give me an option to boot to either one every startup. Each OS is setup on its own SSD. Easy BCD is installed on Windows 10. When trying to add the Drive with Ubuntu to the boot...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  24. System32_76

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    Question Hardware virtualization not showing up in BIOS

    Laptop spec: CPU: Intel Core i7 3610QM @ 2.30GHz Motherboard: GT70 0ND MS-1762 BIOS: Brand: American Megatrends Inc. Version: E1762IMS.30U Date: 21/01/2013 RAM: 16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz Graphic card: Intel HD Graphics 4000 Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit...
  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. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. [SOLVED] Small problem after fixing GRUB menu

    Hello guys, I have a PC with 3 hard disks SSD #1 (Dedicated to Ubuntu 18.04 OS) [SATA3_0] SSD #2 (Dedicated to Windows 10 OS) [SATA3_1] HDD #3 (For other files) [SATA3_2] Usually, when I boot my system, I get a GRUB menu from where I can choose a specific OS to load (Ubuntu or Windows). For...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  32. ElfNicklez

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  36. Netphish

    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. System32_76

    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. System32_76

    [SOLVED] 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...