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  1. Sirius

    Linux Backup and Restore

    Hi, so I am in the middle of a transition to a Linux world. I have made a choice on the hardware (another thread on this forum). But I need your help to figure out the approach for the backup and restore procedures. The ideal scenario is the following: Once the initial OS (I will go with...
  2. J

    Switching to linux

    Im a web dev and Im planning to install pop os on my laptop which has the following specs, 1Tb HDD i5-7000 2.5GHz Nvidia 940MX 12Gb ram Will it run pop os smoothly? The reason im planning to switch from windows is it made my laptop very slow, the disk usage was at 100% constantly, comming...
  3. S

    "No Wi-Fi Adapter Found" on Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS x86_64

    It was working fine but today, no wi-fi option is showing up, when I go to wi-fi settings, it says "No Wi-Fi Adapter Found". I searched for it on internet but nothing worked. I am not using secure boot. Thanks in Advance Network Adapter: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network...
  4. B

    Need help installing Overwatch

    So I am a total noob regarding Linux, I just installed Pop!_OS as a second OS next to Win10 and I might even switch, but first I want to see how easy it is to get some games to run. At the moment I'm stuck at Overwatch. I'm trying to install it using Lutris and follow the istructions it gives me...
  5. A

    Complete instalation on USB

    Hello, i am trying to do an full install on USB (PopOS) (Live one with persistence is working fine, but it cant be encrypted). I tried Launching diskless VM (Oracle VM), loaded ISO, plugged in USB and install on USB space, but it didnt work. When I try to boot it on old HP-dv6, i get just black...
  6. M

    unmount error on linux installation

    I have an Asus GL503GE laptop {128gb M.2 ssd C:drive} {500gb sata ssd D:drive} I tried installing Manjaro as well as popOS. during the install boot from usb stick I always get some unmount error and the installation fails. On pop OS : [FAILED] Failed unmounting cdrom.mount...
  7. N

    Compatibility.

    I have a bunch of questions I can't find anywhere, so I'm gonna ask them here. 1. can a machine be incompatible with linux? 2. how can I check the compatibility if the site only has windows and chromebook listed? 3. if a trackpad driver is windows based, will I be able to use it on Linux? 4...
  8. A

    Help with Booting time

    I had installed Pop OS in my laptop (dual booted with Windows). However the booting took too long and I decided to reinstall Pop OS. Even now it takes a long time. I have attached a screenshot of the "systemd-analyze blame" command output. Please tell me how I can improve it. (I have an 8GB Ram...
  9. G

    Running Windows 10 VM in Pop_OS

    Hello, I have convinced one of my friends to switch to Linux Pop_OS, he is extremely happy with it and achieving better fps in certain games, GTA V for example, However some of the games he plays don't work on Linux, not with Lutris, Steamplay, Etc, https://www.protondb.com/app/244850 . So i...
  10. G

    Help Me Choose a Distro

    Linux drives me a little nuts because Linux is just a hodgepodge and I'm indecisive. Trying to find the best distro for me and a certain laptop. I've usually used KDE with arch based distros (manjaro, chakra, etc). But I can't do KDE. The amount of customization you have to do is insane and...
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