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  1. brickwizard

    Is Ubuntu compatibel with a Lenovo T430?

    you may find this interesting... .ubuntubuzz.com/2020/12/lenovo-thinkpad-t430-to-boot-gnulinux-legacy-uefi.html
  2. brickwizard

    cannot start BIOS instead grub o.4.4 menu appears. im trying to boot pop!_os from a USB, any ideas?

    Pass.. its not a problem I have personally come across, I usually get away with the jiggling F2 method
  3. brickwizard

    I really suck at retirement...

    that's what we in the UK would call either just timber framing or barn framing... very common in parts of the UK from around 1450 to 1800, done right it will stand for centuries.
  4. brickwizard

    cannot start BIOS instead grub o.4.4 menu appears. im trying to boot pop!_os from a USB, any ideas?

    The two usual methods of entering the Bios on a Toshiba l850 range.. switch on whist jiggling F2 key [usual method] alternatively .. hold down the Esc key for three to five seconds when you switch on your laptop. This action brings up a prompt for you to press the F1 key, which takes you to...
  5. brickwizard

    cannot start BIOS instead grub o.4.4 menu appears. im trying to boot pop!_os from a USB, any ideas?

    Doesn't matter which OS your using.. what make/model is your computer [if self build what is the make/model of the motherboard]?
  6. brickwizard

    @SpongebobFan1994 ng fair enough

    @SpongebobFan1994 ng fair enough
  7. brickwizard

    PC component brands

    I have always preferred AMD product to those of Intel , for reliability but Nvida are very good cards also
  8. brickwizard

    Indvidual digitial Safety.

    there are several projects to port Android to Linux www.android-x86.org is probably the oldest, every so often i take the latest offering for a test run but it's still very glitch and only supports a narrow selection of hardware Bwiz
  9. brickwizard

    Freeze-ups while using Linux Mint in LiveCD mode

    if you have USB booting I think you will find it runs better and rather than runnung the iso version from the disck I have had better luck for mobile use by installing to the pendrive as a harddrive rather than an image
  10. brickwizard

    Startup stops at grub> prompt

    sounds like the original download was corrupt in some way [it dose happen]
  11. brickwizard

    I really suck at retirement...

    @KGIII a bit of an impertinent question, with all that timber around you, do you have a log cabin or a more modern home [or even just a tent?
  12. brickwizard

    Indvidual digitial Safety.

    Sorry but I have never trusted smart phones or tablets running the same OS. not one of them are secure and no matter what you do , will never be secure, why? its not so much the hardware, but the number of back doors you can't close, and the amount of personal information they collect and...
  13. brickwizard

    May we ask why ? Bwiz

    May we ask why ? Bwiz
  14. brickwizard

    Welcome to the forums, there is plenty to learn for the newcomer, what area of Linux are you...

    Welcome to the forums, there is plenty to learn for the newcomer, what area of Linux are you most interested in? [ hope this is right!...Bem-vindo aos fóruns, há muito o que aprender para os iniciantes, em qual área do Linux você está mais interessado?] Bwiz
  15. brickwizard

    I really suck at retirement...

    Nice
  16. brickwizard

    Very concerned

    em..yes when i am doing repairs for family and friends
  17. brickwizard

    Very concerned

    with the UK lockdown of the past year now easing one of our favorite haunts opend for outside service only..UK! early spring! sat outside with freezing wind and rain only to be told they could not get any Real Ale, its been akin to the words of Gordon Parsons "" But there's-a nothing so...
  18. brickwizard

    Very concerned

    next rounds on you :D
  19. brickwizard

    I really suck at retirement...

    sacrilege... a bad days fishing is better than a good day at work or a bad days fishing is better than sitting at home with the wife... get out there and flick a few lures
  20. brickwizard

    What type of Hardware is needed?

    I have been building my own boxes since the 1980's and Linux boxes for just under 20 years, there are 2 ways to build a Linux box the first is building it with re-use components you can knock up a pretty good box on a budget, the second is with new components [can be more expensive than a pre...
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