• We had to restore from a backup today after a failed software update. Backup was from 0000 EDT and restored it at 0800 EDT so we lost about 8hrs. Today is 07/20/2024. More info here.


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    Need help resolving WiFi connectivity issue in PuppyOS

    Hi, I recently installed PuppyOS on my Sony Vaio P model, and while the wired LAN connection is working flawlessly, I'm encountering difficulties with connecting to WiFi. Despite trying various drivers, I haven't been able to resolve the issue. Could anyone kindly provide guidance or suggestions...
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    Screenshots error

    PFA educational purpose its an old problem in a VM. the vm is stopped and i have moved it separate node. it automatically captures screenshots when clicked on 'x' button.
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    kde error, tried ttyl , booted into live usb , reinstalled plasma and now system cant recover.

    I like xfce for its simplicity but my niece prefer kde plasma for its flashiness and customization . doesn't like working on terminal for mounting and unmounting device. i installed the kde+plasma , but later she deleted some files.:rolleyes: Its for learning purpose only, i can redo the...
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    Solved Trouble Establishing Inbound Connections to qBittorrent over OpenVPN

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to establish a private torrenting setup using qBittorrent on my local whitebox server machine using Ubuntu 22.04 called seedbox-server and a Virtual Private Server (VPS) as a VPN using Ubuntu 22.04 and OpenVPN (I used GitHub - Nyr/openvpn-install: OpenVPN road warrior...
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    For Anyone Who Needs Help With Appliances

    My parents and I are having trouble with a dishwasher we just had installed about a month ago (If I remember correctly, I believe the guy who installed it was a maintenance man my sister-in-law works with), which led to me looking up how to troubleshoot it to avoid having a repairman come out...
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    Is there a problem with the way that Ubuntu mounts/reads flash drives?

    Sorry if this question seems like gibberish to you, I am still a n00b in terms of general linux knowledge. It seems like operating systems in general struggle with this, the data on the drives must be written properly to begin with for operating systems and the BIOS to be able to recognize...
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    No linux os will install, Help!

    im having issues installing any linux distrobutions at all. ive tried pop os (twice) mint (5 times maybe more) manjaro (once) i have no idea where to go to countinue troubleshooting, might be driver problems? but im unsure of how to fix it. my specs are: i3-10105f 16gb g.skill 3000mhz ram msi...
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    [Solved] No Display VGA light is on

    I'm not sure where to post this move me to another forum if it would be better suited there. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. A couple of hours ago I downloaded a game. It was Project Zomboid on steam to be exact. While the game was currently open, I pressed the home button (I'm not actually sure what...
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    Proxy troubles. Need help

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    Welcome to the Salty Spitoon, How Tough Are Ya? (Linux Edition)

    For anyone who doesn't get the concept of this game or the joke behind it, watch the season 3 episode of Spongebob called "No Weenies Allowed" The only rule is you have to describe a complicated Linux situation you encountered (bug fixing, troubleshooting, etc). If you want to include a Salty...
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    Trouble with Jami

    For the past few weeks, I haven't been able to bring up and use Jami. I'll click on the desktop shortcut, and while the loading icon will appear, the software doesn't come up at all or it takes at least 5 minutes to do so. When it does come up, I get an error message saying it will shutdown...
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    Debian 10 "buster" 10.6 doesnt boot after the grub

    Hello, i am new on the forum (but know some informatic already) and i have a the problem that i cant boot on to my debian 10 "buster" 10.6, after i install it, i have a dual boot w10 and the debian on separated drives, and i couldn't get it to work the w10 and the debian on the grub, them i try...
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    /dev/root does ot exist (fail instalation of linux fedora server)

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the Linux OS. I want to make a server at home from an old pc with a dual core cpu and 5gigs of ddr2 am and etc... I've been searching all day through the net fo a rsolution and found nothing. I'm trying the instalation from a booting USB. Tried the usb on a different pc...
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    New Linux installation, but system is randomly freezing

    My system is frequently locking up where the output from the GPU seems frozen and I can no longer interact with my computer. I cannot open tty terminals when this happens and it doesn't seem that any of my keyboard inputs are being accepted as the capslock and numlock keys do not illuminate...
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    Network problem UA Linux (Ubuntu gamepack)

    Recently downloaded Ubuntu gamepack via USB flash drive. All went well as far as I know and except for my internet problems all is well. I do not no why, and would like some assistance in troubleshooting the problem. The system has no problems with connecting to the modem via Firefox when the...
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    lubuntu 16.10 won't recognize wifi, hardwired internet not available

    I just installed lubuntu 16.10, replacing the previous Ubuntu 16.04 installation (which in turn replaced Windows XP). I'm running a Gateway MA3 with an AMD Turion 64 CPU @ 2GHz, and 1GB of DDR2 RAM. My NIC is a Broadcom BCM 4311 802.11b/g WLAN (14e4:4311). With my previous Ubuntu installation...