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    Crashes almost every day on two machines, three distros and four WMs/DEs

    Hi all, I come here hoping to find out what's going wrong with my PC. It crashes almost every day, unpredictably (not obviously load-related) and the only symptoms are repeating one to two seconds of audio if music or a video was playing and a total freeze requiring a reboot. This has happened...
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    Help needed.

    Hello, I have installed a copy of Linux mint onto an external 1tb hard drive. Made by Seagate. I can boot into the hard drive on the pc I used to install it to the external hard drive. But I plugged the hard drive into another computer but it does not show up on my boot list. I disabled secure...
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    Fix Grub bootloader via command line

    Hi, total newbie to Linux so please don't shout if I have posted this in the wrong place. My son has an old iMac which he somehow managed to wipe the Mac software off and install a duel boot system of Ubuntu and CloudReady. All worked good for a while until one day Grub wouldn’t allow a boot...
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    I encountered an error installing kex (10061)

    Friends, I encountered such an error while installing Kex linux, how do I solve it when I say kex start; unable to connect to socket: The connection could not be established because the target machine actively rejected it.(10061) I get an error
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    Twisted dual boot

    I have been thinking of dual booting my Linux machine with windows. The problem is I cannot seem to find any guide in which dual boot is done with Linux being the initial software. I was wondering, is it even possible? If so, could you help me? If not, do I have any other options? I also tried...
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    Anyone know what linux distro this is?

    Been trying to find out what distro this is but can't find it I would appreciate if someone helped me out
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    help me "forcepae" and cpu error

    I tried to install linux lite but got a "gpu" style error on my old laptop. WARNING: PAE disabled. Use parameter 'forcepae' to enable at your own risk! This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU. Unable to boot - please use kernel appropriate for your CPU. F6 and ESC to...
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    Error with SeDiskOperatorPrivilege - NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVER

    Hello! I ingressed my openSUSE into a Windows domain, and everything seems to be working: I'm able to login with adm credentials¹, I can ping servers by their names, and my shares are acessible in the network (with 777). So now I want to be able to manage my shares (subfolders) permissions...
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    RESURRECT A OLD NOTEBOOK

    I was given the mission to resurrect a notebook from 2007, his hardware has huge 512mb of ram and powerful 60gb of hd that I have no idea of the reading speed, but for sure it must be very high, to try to solve this problem I thought of Linux for being a lighter operating system, I researched...
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    [SOLVED] I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    I'm brand new and I don't know what I'm doing but i know enough that I can tell there's a problem. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and my RADEON 6700 XT is not initializing on boot. I was able to narrow it down to this after some googling around when I tried to play CIV IV and it was performing...
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    Im looking for a light weight-easy to use distro

    So my mums laptop was really slow, i installed Debian 11 on it but its still pretty slow. She accepted it but told me that its feels different and that she doesnt like it because its hard. I even made a script that would make installing software easier, but she still doesnt like it because its...
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    Debian wake on lan

    Hello, im running a debian server and i would like to be able to schedule a wake on lan packet to be sent from that server to wake a nother pc at a certain time that i select i cant find any documentation of this so please help.
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    Wird connection issue with my computer [HELP] [WIFI]

    I'm running Pop OS before I was using Windows but my internet connection was not that bad. I can go on the internet/browser but playing games are out of the picture. My USB WIFI-Adaptor is: Bus 001 Device 009: ID 13b1:003e Linksys AE6000 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wireless Adapter [MediaTek MT7610U] Any...
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    Locked Drive After moving to Linux from Windows [HELP] [Pop-OS]

    I have been looking, and looking but I cant find an answer that would help. Folder Located under: /mnt/Drive So in the Terminal I typed: ls -l drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4096 Aug 6 23:14 Drive I tried Chown, on it but it said: sudo: /etc/sudo.conf is owned by uid 1000, should be 0 sudo...
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    Need help getting WiFi set up

    I've successfully installed Mint 20.2 Cinnamon on an old Dell OptiPlex 780, and I'm trying to get a WiFi plug-in working since it doesn't have an integrated antenna. Now, on some of my machines (running various Windows OSes), it was plug and play while others I've had to manually install the...
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    Problems arise when trying to run sudo echo

    Hey, so basically I am trying to run echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/linuxuprising/java/ubuntu focal main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/linuxuprising-java.list but since I cant remember my root password and this is a remote server I can only use sudo. My account has full root properties...
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    [Solved] No speaker sound but wired headphone working! Help

    My Lenovo G50 just installed linux before windows, i have no speaker sound but if i connect wire headphones working. Speakers not working. I am newbie to linux mint 20.
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    Which Linux distribution should I use (Surface Pro 4 )

    Hey, I know this is a very general question but I am so lost. Before i start I would like to tell you why this is such a hard decision for me. I have a Surface Pro 4 and I would like to install Linux as Windows is giving me a hard time sometimes. I already used Karli two years ago at work but I...
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    I Can't Figure out how to open and play this linux file

    I have this game I downloaded from itch.io, and it is the linux version, but for the life of me I cannot figure out how to play it on my computer. I am on chromebook, and what I have is Linux(Beta). The file is too large to attach onto this, but the name of the file is...
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    Discord links no longer work after upgrading to Fedora 34 [SOLVED]

    Ever since I upgraded to 34, I have been unable to open any links I click on in the Discord desktop application. I'm installing it completely normally from the tar.gz on their website (the only available official method other than repackaging the deb). I'm using the default GNOME 40 and Wayland...
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