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  1. ragnarok1968

    ISO images bootable only in Legacy BIOS OR (!) UEFI ? Decision at ISO creation time or at storage on USB flash drive?

    I concur. The ISO is essentially or actually an image of a CD/DVD. When you install it to say a USB drive, you are creating an installation media of the original. I have come to realize that with Windows10, We use GPT I believe. I'm an old codger now and we used to have to learn to work with the...
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    Issue: Microsoft Edge (Canary channel)

    Yes I did that, explaining the problem to Microsoft. 201H1... yeah, you're brave! lol. Thanks. hopefully, it won't be an issue anymore next update.
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    Issue: Microsoft Edge (Canary channel)

    OS: Windows 10 Home Browser: Version 77.0.211.0 (Official build) canary (64-bit) Microsoft Edge Hey guys. I'm using Microsoft's Edge browser, the Canary channel and the version mentioned above. My problem is, When I have the browser open, it runs modal or it runs as though its king. I can open...
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    Linux Question about Caffeine/Caffeine indicator

    Gnome, the default installed environment with Ubuntu 18.04
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    Linux Question about Caffeine/Caffeine indicator

    I always use these two apps to keep my system from fits of narcolepsy. anyway, my question is, I have both already setup in my startup applications. What command can I put in to automatically activate caffeine indicator? any advice is greatly appreciated
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    Linux installing new M.2 SSD with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    ok, I received the drive today less than 24 hours after I bought it. I simply installed the drive, screwed it down to secure it and installed Ubuntu 18.04 and she's running faster on the SSD M.2 then it did on the secondary 1 TB HDD. I expected that however due to speed differences But its all...
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    Linux installing new M.2 SSD with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    hey guys! Ok, I purchased a new toshiba M.2 (gen 3) SSD drive into my MSi laptop. it's 128GB, the same as the original that came with this laptop. This was a Windows 10 setup. I got tired of all the updates that literally screwed up drivers... consistently! So I'm older now, as is the system...
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    Linux Google Chrome 69 with material changes Windows version too!

    I activated the new feature (experimental in my current version 67.0.3396.79) as I write this. So get your repository setup because next month comes a new feature.
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    Linux Google Chrome 69 with material changes Windows version too!

    Neowin.net source Chrome 69, the latest upcoming iteration of Google's browser on the stable channel, will finally roll out a major design refresh that has been in testing for several months now. The most prominent change one can see is with the tab bar - all tabs have been rounded off and...
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    Linux Setup LibreOffice repository

    True. I like things easy as most do, but snaps makes it easier and I end up using command line generally speaking.. go figure!
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    Linux Setup LibreOffice repository

    in case anyone is curious about snaps: to go along with @nmsuk's comment on snaps for reference
  12. ragnarok1968

    Linux Setup LibreOffice repository

    Sure. that's one way. I'm a little old school by today's standards. But do snaps automatically update libre office in this case? I personally do not know. But now you put this out there, you just gave people an extra option to consider.
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    Linux UKUU kernel

    I do NOT intend to install it but I just got a message via UKUU that a minor kernel update 4.18.2 is available. (I plan to use only official released updated kernels in the future!) just for anyone's knowledge and info
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    Linux Setup LibreOffice repository

    Link: https://websiteforstudents.com/libreoffice-6-0-is-now-available-via-its-ppa-for-ubuntu-16-04-17-04-17-10-and-18-04/ XP level: newbie and above The command in terminal goes like this to ADD the repository to Ubuntu. It will keep you up on the latest releases respectively. This should be a...
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    Linux UKUU kernel

    @Neemobeer always grateful for your input. @Neemobeer Q: How many kernels will Ubuntu keep until it starts deleting the older ones? I am seeing improved returns with regards to my Nvidia issue. I don't have much time to mess around ATM, as my wife will be having a surgery tomorrow. I'm a bit...
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    Linux UKUU kernel

    UKUU has Kernel update 4.18 out in the wild. The kernel appears by observation appears to be a final release kernel. (please correct me if I'm wrong)
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    Linux Gnome Maps - deb and rpm versions

    To be blunt and honest, This app blows Google maps out of the water. It's fast and snappy and allows me to plan routes for trips. Another thing I have noticed is that, The cool thing about having this as an app as opposed to a webapp through the browser, it takes on my dark settings for my...
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    Linux Gnome Maps - deb and rpm versions

    Gnome Maps, deb and rpm version website Linux hint I managed to get an email about this little app. I like this website because they give valuable information that I can keep and use just about immediately. They seem to never steer anyone wrong with Linux tips. command to install on Ubuntu...
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    A basic observation regarding the "su" and "sudo" commands ( for beginners ).

    I think that's smart. having to type in my PW when installing apps is fine. I just sudo all the time. Go with what you know I guess
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    A basic observation regarding the "su" and "sudo" commands ( for beginners ).

    Just out of curiosity, I threw a su command in terminal and found that you must give the PW when you type the command. Where as Sudo, asks you AFTER the command. Which begs the question, in theory, they are essentially the same?
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