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  1. Shmu26

    Gnome -- text display on running application icons?

    I haven't decided yet whether I want Manjaro or Ubuntu. I looked in GNOME Tweaks on Manjaro and didn't see what I was looking for. The option might appear if I would install Dock-to-Dash or something like that. I am hoping that a Gnome user might know from experience how to do it.
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    Gnome -- text display on running application icons?

    Can I cause a running application icon to display its full text, on Gnome desktop? In Xfce, this is called "show button labels". I will screenshot what I mean, this is the panel on KDE.
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    “Unable to create io-slave” error

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    “Unable to create io-slave” error

    I found a list of hplip commands, but I get a warning that hp-toolbox and hp-sendfax should not be run as root, and then they fail with an error. But the commands work when run with regular privileges. warning: hp-sendfax should not be run as root/superuser. HP Linux Imaging and Printing System...
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    “Unable to create io-slave” error

    It's a good idea, what would be the command to launch it? I tried sudo hplip but that doesn't work.
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    “Unable to create io-slave” error

    I am trying to attach a file in the "Send Fax" wizard of HP Device Manager (HPLIP 3.20.6). I am running it on Kubuntu 20.04. In the window called "Select Files to Send", I click on the "Add..." button, and I get the error Unable to create io-slave. Can not create socket for launching io-slave...
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    Physical to Virtual conversion with Grub intact

    Thanks. I actually have a MX Linux ISO, it has an awesome grub installer/repair tool. I think I would let it try to do it, maybe it will save me a headache. It fixes grub for other distros, not just for MX.
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    Physical to Virtual conversion with Grub intact

    What ISO to use? This sounds like it might work.
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    Physical to Virtual conversion with Grub intact

    VMware vCenter Converter Standalone https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/downloads/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vcenter_converter_standalone/6_2_0 This free tool converts the selected disks of a physical machine into a vmdk file which can then be used as a virtual disk...
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    Physical to Virtual conversion with Grub intact

    I need help with the VMware P2V standalone converter. When I convert a system with grub, the VM is unable to boot, even though I included the boot partition in the image. I get to a grub screen that lists commands and none of them seem to work. What's the trick to convert a system with grub?
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    Timeshift -- how to delete folder?

    I still use it!!!
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    Satisfying dependencies for installation of HPLIP

    Anyone know what will happen if I try to install the HP version of HPLIP (as opposed to the distro-provided version) on MX Linux 19? HP doesn't offer an MX-specific installer, but they do have one for Debian (which MX is based on).
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    Satisfying dependencies for installation of HPLIP

    It looks like python 3.8 is actually the default version for new installs of Ubuntu 20.04, but upgraded systems (like mine) maintain version 2, for compatibility with legacy scripts. So I should be okay. "Python3 by default In 20.04 LTS, the python included in the base system is Python 3.8...
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    Satisfying dependencies for installation of HPLIP

    file hplip-3.20.6.run hplip-3.20.6.run: POSIX shell script executable (binary data) Thanks for the explanation and the caveat. Now I understand better what I did. It's been a few days already, and I haven't seen any error messages or strange behavior, but that doesn't mean it won't happen...
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    Satisfying dependencies for installation of HPLIP

    I downloaded the HPLIP installation file "hplip-3.20.6.run" for Ubuntu from the official HP site and attempted to run it on Kubuntu 20.04. It was unable to satisfy a python dependency. I saw a post from Christian Haunert https://answers.launchpad.net/hplip/+question/691141 with a solution to the...
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    Help with DPKG and a fax modem

    I picked up a cheap fax modem on AliExpress, no way to know how long it has been collecting dust in a Chinese warehouse, but there are dozens of models offered on AliExpress. Indeed, in modern Western countries, faxing is quite out of fashion. Not in my Middle Eastern country. It works quite...
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    Help with DPKG and a fax modem

    Been there. As I mentioned, those drivers are over 10 years old. As far as I understand, the message I am getting means I need to compile a kernel, and based on posts I have read, it will need to be patched, too. Since I can't find anyone who has done it recently for my device, I have pretty...
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    Help with DPKG and a fax modem

    I opened Synaptics this morning and got a message saying to run dpkg --configure -a I did that, and it found my USB fax modem, which is currently driverless: Setting up dgcmodem:i386 (1.01) ... Conexant DGC USB modem driver, version 1.01 If you need assistance or more information, please go...
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    UHD630 - Issues Solved?

    I have i7-9700, and I see no issues on the newest versions of Ubuntu and Manjaro. However, the default version of MX Linux does have issues. The devs told me that my Mobo (ASUS Prime B365M-A) is not yet fully supported, and especially the graphics is a problem. They told me to use MX LInux...
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    Timeshift -- how to delete folder?

    TimeShift claims that you can even roll back to a different, previously installed distro. I tried to roll back from Manjaro to Ubuntu. It failed due to lack of disk space. But Ubuntu had plenty of space. I guess it failed to delete Manjaro properly?
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