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  1. Rockzy77

    My Windows Bootable USB is not loading

    My current OS is Ubuntu. I want to install windows to backup my files from my HDD. I have windows CD. I changed the boot order and tried booting from CD. But it didnt boot up. It directly gets booted to Ubuntu. Then I take out the iso from cd and created a bootable USB. Then I again changed the...
  2. zacnelson256

    Solved Installing wifi usb adapter without internet connection

    Computer Info: I just installed Ubuntu for the first time from a desktop computer first with a windows OS Issue: My usb wifi adapter, LINKSYS WUSB6300 needs a driver installed to Ubuntu, but my computer cannot connect to the internet I haven o ethernet access. I need to be walked through if I...
  3. Kayce993

    Installing wine on Ubuntu 17.10

    Can’t for the life of me figure out what I’m doing wrong. I have tried multiple times a few different instructions but keep generally getting same results. Here’s how it goes. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-add-repository 'https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/' [sudo] password...
  4. E

    Ubuntu not booting and keyboard not working in grub

    I successfully installed ubuntu 20.04 alongside windows 10 yesterday, but ended up assigning it too little disk space, so I tried shrinking the D partition. When i noticed i chose too little again (forgot to add two zeros at the end) considering the small volume and the fact it has pretty much...
  5. F

    Can't install Ubuntu on my pc

    When I try to install Ubuntu 20.0.4 on my pc It pauses at the Updates & software page (Where you choose what kind of install you want) when I press install it just stays on that page and sort of freezes. I tried to do a minimal installation just to see if it would work and it did mostly install...
  6. C

    Ubuntu - Factory Reset?

    HI, I have a lenovo Ideapad 320, and it is installed with Ubuntu software. I have absolutely no idea about this software really and I am struggling. Basically, the laptop has got alot of crap on it - games etc which I think is causing problems (I have had experience before of games slowing a...
  7. A

    How do I Rename an existing linux distro permanently

    I want to rename a linux distro completely. For example, I will talk about Ubuntu. I want to rename Ubuntu as "AUbuntu" or maybe even "Aubuntu" will do (that does not matter). I want to rename Ubuntu in such a way that everywhere I must just be able to see AUbuntu in place of Ubuntu, be it in...
  8. P

    This is a weird one

    So I starting work for a company that use ASD. Basically they sent me the link for the program and I have to download it to my usb. If I start working for them then instead of logging into My windows 10 I’ll be logging into the asd. It’s like a whole desktop of its own. anyways, it works fine...
  9. mohittomar13

    Unable to delete useless commands from ~/.bash_history

    I wanted to delete commands that are common (such as pwd, ls -l, cd, ) and keep the ones that I might forget how to use. To do this I ran the following commands history | grep "cd$" | cut -c 1-5 > ~/sandboxArea/histDelTemp.txt cntr=0; for i in $(cat ~/sandboxArea/histDelTemp.txt); do var=`expr...
  10. A

    Linux to Windows transition

    Hi there, I recently tried to change my OS from Ubuntu to Windows 10 but couldn't see my usb in the boot menu so I formatted all the partitions including swap to NTFS using Ubuntu's disk manager, hoping that I will be able to boot from usb if the partitions were changed to NTFS format. But even...
  11. M

    Solved Help with Linux terminal on Windows

    Hello, I have enabled Windows subsystem for Linux by running Windows Powershell as administrator and ran the following: $ Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux After that I restarted my computer and installed Ubuntu. Then i ran the following...
  12. mattig89ch

    Used Laptop Recommendations

    Hello all, I'm looking to buy a used laptop in January, after the christmas season has died down. The purpose of this laptop is singular. I want to run Ubuntu 64 bit, with the cinnamon UI. As you can probably guess, I'm going to be using it to learn Linux. That is its entire reason for...
  13. K

    Solved Installed Ubuntu but want to go back to MAC OS

    I have downloaded ubuntu desktop on my mac and I want to delete it and go back to the mac OS my mac came with but I can’t figure out how to. Please help. Thanks
  14. G

    Need help. Might lose data

    Hi So I needed up pretty bad I wanted to install Ubuntu on a bootable drive and for that i made a bootable USB with Ubuntu installation disk on it. I booted from the usb and reached the installation screen. There were 3 options 1. Erase the drive and lose my data and install 2. Keep the data and...
  15. D

    Unable to boot to win 10

    I tried to install android x86 in laptop ...I already had win 10 and tried to use dual os . I tried to install android x86 from my pendrive . It prompted to install grubloader and I installed it . Now i got stuck with the grub loader . Now I can't even load windows 10 nor android os ... It is...
  16. A

    Cant Access drive in dual boot

    I've Dell Inspiron 15 7000 and it came with all my drives encrypted with bitlocker. I dual booted it with ubuntu 18.04. However i'm unable to access windows drive from it. I tried disabling bitlocker on one of those drives yet it did not show up in ubuntu. Moreover it asks me recovery key every...
  17. S

    FTP server using Amazon EC2

    I've been trying to set up an FTP server on EC2 amazon web services. I set up a Ubuntu instance (free option) then connected this to Filezilla client. I can now freely exchange files between any machine and my instance using filezilla on SFTP... I still have a few questions however.. 1) I'm...
  18. A

    Please help with Alfa awus036ach Wifi Adapter driver!

    Guys i bought a usb wifi adapter alfa awus036ach but i'm having troubles with installation. Sometimes it says that i don't have needed modules (while i do) sometimes that my version is other etc. Could someone try to help me with remote desktop? If i get what i want i'm even ready to pay with...
  19. K

    Elementary OS System settings

    It may be a bug or my mistake that when I try to change a system setting and close the settings application the setting does not apply at all. Is there anybody on tech guy who uses Elementary os, I have encountered many errors after installing it like the filesystem changes to read-only, system...
  20. LostMyWalrus

    Solved Cant get into Bios to change boot order (ThinkPad T450)

    So, my friend has just received a laptop that isn't exactly functional at the moment. It only has Ubuntu on it, which is in guest mode, and there is no known password for elevated privileges (that we actually have). So I made her a bootable USB with Windows on it to install. The problem is that...
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