I just can’t get Grub working ! Grub is not even showing up (screen keeps black and nothing happens). I was able to start the system with super grub and I changed this in /etc/default/grub : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash nomodeset keyboard-configuration/layoutcode=fr keyboard-configuration/variantcode=oss” GRUB_TERMINAL=console update-grub runs without reporting any errors. I also […]

I have signed in to Genymotion website, downloaded the installation binary from funzone and installed it. Signed into the application with same credentials and created an Android appliance. When I try to start the Android device, a new Genymotion window is launched asking me to login again, instead of launching […]

sudo dpkg -i mysql-workbench-community_8.0.20-1ubuntu20.04_amd64.deb I am using above command to install mysql workbench but i am constantly getting these error Selecting previously unselected package mysql-workbench-community. (Reading database … 221700 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack mysql-workbench-community_8.0.20-1ubuntu20.04_amd64.deb … Unpacking mysql-workbench-community (8.0.20-1ubuntu20.04) … dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-workbench-community: […]

I just had the problem where gvfsd-smb-browse starts taking up the whole cpu and needs to be killed. Searching the Internet I see this is not uncommon, and there doesn’t seem to be a general solution. As I do not use samba I would like to just remove gvfsd-smb-browse; but […]

My UBUNTU (desktop part) does not boot completely because of low disk space; I logged in to terminal using my username and password, try to copy some file from /home/UserName/Desktop to my external hard disk by /media/HD-LBU3 address. I tried this command: sudo cp -b /home/UserName/Desktop/APLC* /media/HD-LBU3 this command does […]

My understanding is that yum, and the rpm system, is only useful on distributions such as Red Hat, Fedora and CentOS. I thought that Ubuntu, as a Debian based system, had no use for yum. So I was surprised to find yum in the (universe section of) the official Ubuntu […]

I have ubuntu installed on a drive. I shrinked the partition and is there a way to install windows 7 on that space? The win 7 installer tells me that I need to format the drive, is there a way? submitted by /u/szym0 [link] [comments]

Morning from a rainy England I occasionally download bank statements. I would like to quickly and easily encrypt them – with a common password. (in other words I would like the same password to be automatically entered by the program whenever I use it to encrypt). Best of all would […]

I’ve noticed that the PASS_MIN_LEN is missing from the password aging controls section inside /etc/login.defs (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). At the end of the file there is a note that it’s obsolete, alongside other options, and someone needs to edit the appropriate file in /etc/pam.d directory. ################# OBSOLETED BY PAM ############## […]

The title isn’t too specific and I’m sorry about that. The problem I’m facing here is that I used a script to change my login screen background to an image because it was just solid purple before. However, for some reason the image stretches across my 2 monitors. I always […]

I have an ssh server running with ubuntu 18.04. It is online for about a week now. Yesterday I found out that ssh servers get attacked every single minute 🙁 Now i’ve enabled fail2ban and I have a very strong root and a very strong user password. But of course, […]

(Linux noob here running Lubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 32-bit) My laptop is an old HP Presario V3000. It ran Windows 7 for all its life except the last week after I installed Lubuntu on it. It feels very responsive. Yesterday, I accidentally swiped up using 2 fingers and noticed the page […]

i try to execute a code.elf by qemu (i cross compile riscv-32) but i got this error: [email protected]:~/ismail/hello_world/baremetal-riscv-qemu-virtio-master/uart$ /opt/qemu-riscv/bin/qemu-system-riscv32 -kernel code.elf qemu-system-riscv32: Unable to load the RISC-V firmware “opensbi-riscv32-spike-fw_jump.elf” I check this directory qemu/pc-bios/ but i didn’t find opensbi-riscv32-spike-fw_jump.elf

E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu focal Release’ does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details. please help me to solve this issue

I installed Zoom on Ubuntu 17.10 (64bit version). The installation seemed successful. However, every time I launch the program: My internet browser (Chrome or Firefox) stop working (pages are not loading) My computer becomes slow at responding I quit Zoom, but the problem persists Eventually, my computer completely freezes. And […]

Just recently Zoom conference is offering to install their program on Ubuntu, but I am not able to make it work. I went here to download the .deb file from https://zoom.us/download to install it via the software center. The installation goes really fast, probably too fast and then when starting […]

I recently bought myself an external touch pad (Silvergear Wirless Touchpad) for my desktop. This touchpad is currently working fine and recognized as a normal mouse. A feature like a two-finger tap for middle click and pinch work. However, the touchpad is not recognized as an actual touchpad. So when […]

After updating my system (20.04) and installing Balena Etcher this morning, snaps either won’t open (e.g. Spotify) or only display squares instead of text (e.g. Snap Store). Trying to open Spotify using the terminal returns the following: Gtk-Message: 18:09:43.958: Failed to load module “gail” Gtk-Message: 18:09:43.958: Failed to load module […]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed the server version with no GUI. At 3am every morning the server restarts itself. I don’t know where to look to see if its some setting in ubuntu. I ran the ‘last’ command and at the bottom of the display it says […]

I’m wondering if there’s a way to show the raw contents of sudo update-alternatives –config <resource>? I’ve been doing quite a lot of troubleshooting getting some installs correct and I cannot remember what I entered to get it working properly. For eg. I think I ran this command: sudo update-alternatives […]

I want to make a server where users can connect and start their own private database server listening on port 9999. So the user logs in with ssh and port forwarding of port 9999 and starts the database server. Then the client can access the database via localhost:9999. How can […]

I am trying to make a copy of an old IDE Amiga disk with all files/directories. I have a win 10 system and the pc doesn’t see or access the drive. I have connected the drive with a IDE-SATA connector. Now I have made a bootable Ubuntu flashdrive, boot from […]

Using Lubuntu Latest… I created a custom Desktop Environment using Openbox, cairo-dock and Pcmanfm… I created mydesk.desktop in /usr/share/xsessions containing [Desktop Entry] Name=WOWcool Comment=Really Neat Exec=/home/zorion10/mydesk TryExec=/home/zorion10/mydesk Type=XSession And in /home/zorion10/mydesk #!/bin/sh cairo-dock & pcmanfm -d –desktop & compton -c –shadow-exclude ‘n:e:cairo-dock’ & openbox The problem is that neither cairo-dock […]

I have been struggling to install Ubuntu on my laptop, I want to make a dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu, but I just can’t install it. Already changed my BIOS to AHCI and UEFI, but had no effects so far. During the installation processes, I´m not even given option to install alongside Windows. […]

I am just curious if I can chain a command after the execution of the bash script completes. $ deploy-stg.sh <path to pem file>; notify-send “deployed” Above example is just for demonstration. I want to save some time by adding notifications with all commands. So that team messages or further […]

Appreciate any help. Very slow boot on Ubuntu 16.04.3 with SSD still. when I run systemd-analyze blame I get 40.044s snapd.refresh.service 29.529s apt-daily.service 6.510s NetworkManager-wait-online.service 2.469s apt-daily-upgrade.service 1.814s snapd.service 1.649s [email protected] 936ms dev-sda2.device 168ms ufw.service 131ms ModemManager.service 126ms lightdm.service 86ms swapfile.swap 83ms apport.service 81ms [email protected] 78ms dev-loop0.device 77ms speech-dispatcher.service 71ms […]

NOTE: Don’t rush to mark as duplicate – most of the similar questions consider very old Ubuntu versions and their answers are not applicable. I have Lenovo T460s with the latest Ubuntu 16.04. I like my lid closed when it’s docked / connected to external monitors. However the moment I […]


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