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  1. lymphor

    Drives have no image in Dock

    Hi everybody :) I'm running Ubuntu 24.04 alongside Windows 11 Pro, and I recently found a method to change the icons of the drives in Windows and I applied it. The method is the following: 1. Copy the ico file in the root of the drive. 2. Create a txt file in the root of the drive and rename...
  2. lymphor

    Solved How to install Wine in Ubuntu 24.04?

    Hello everybody :) I've recently done a fresh install of Ubuntu 24.04 and wanted to install Wine. I opened the App Center but couldn't find Wine among the Snap packages. So I looked into Debian packages and found 3 results: Wine, Winetricks and Q4Wine. I installed them all but I still could not...
  3. A

    Access Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server

    Hi, I ran the following command on a new Linux Ubuntu 22.04 Server. It should connect to a SQL Server version 2012 on a Windows Server sqlcmd -S <server-ip> -U <user> -P <password> -d <database> I got the following errors on Linux: Sqlcmd: Error Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server : TCP...
  4. Kveldulv82

    SOLVED: UBUNTU 24.04 LTS Installation Problem...

    Good evening, I have a problem when I'm trying to install UBUNTU 24.04 LTS alongside Windows 11 Pro. I'm encounter this error during installation and it stops. Can you try to help me to figure out what is the problem please? I used to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS without any problem. I downloaded...
  5. N

    Buildx for buildroot

    Hi everyone! I'm new to buildroot, linux and docker. Im trying to create containers from buildroot's OS but I need a plugin called Buildx that helps to build with Docker. Does someone know how to add that new package to buildroot, if its already in some other buildroot's version? I'd appreciate...
  6. hal_sk

    KVM VM Not Starting Automatically with Ubuntu Host (Virtual Machine Manager) [SOLVED]

    I'm having trouble getting my KVM virtual machine to start automatically when my Ubuntu host boots up. The state of VM is always "Shutoff" unless I manually "Run" it. Details: Host OS: Linux Ubuntu 24.04 VM OS: Linux Ubuntu 24.04 fresh install Virtual Machine Manager version 4.1.0 virsh...
  7. A

    Ubuntu Server 22.04.4 LTS. /dev/mapper/vg0-lv--1 issue!

    Hello I have the issue that my /dev/mapper/vg0-lv--1 gets full if I try to install something and if I run a app then it gets from 70% to 73% and at installations to 100% and it says: (ERROR: Could not install packages due to an OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device) But the problem is the...
  8. D

    Audio crackling on Ubuntu.

    On earphones, there is loud audio crackling sometimes when audio is played. The results I have found show to change the sampling rate in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf. I don't have a daemon.conf. Only a client.conf, which does not have the setting written in it. Do I still write the setting in that, or...
  9. D

    The latest is LTS or normal release (Ubuntu)?

    I like to be on the newer side and don't mind updating like every 9 months or whatever that time period is, so I should be looking at the normal release, right? When I go to download Ubuntu, they mainly show and recommend be to download the latest 24.04 LTS version. The latest non LTS version...
  10. Freepoorman

    Problem with WiFi failing to reconnect automatically in Xubuntu (Ubuntu 24.04) [SOLVED]

    Hi everyone I had to do a bit of back and forth to solve a problem I had with my WiFi failing to reconnect automatically sometimes on Xubuntu (Ubuntu 24.04), and since I found the solution, I would like to share it for anyone else in the future browsing the forum. I do realize that there was a...
  11. Freepoorman

    I finally did it. Windows in the trash!

    I came on this forum a few months ago not knowing anything about Linux and wanting to switch over from Windows because of frustration with low performance on my Ryzen 3, 8Gb RAM laptop... Sometimes my computer would crash while compiling programs and lag while watching movies... Thanks to the...
  12. L

    After trying to recover Ubuntu, my Hdd cannot be accessed!!

    Please help me saving my data on my hard drive. And please excuse me as I'm not an expert in Ubuntu but can follow instructions. I have a lenovo ideapad 330 with 1 tera hdd that have dual boot of windows 10 and Ubuntu, Ubuntu is my main OS. Last month I've encountered repeated problems while...
  13. F

    Write-protected file with Extents attribute refuses to die (ubuntu)

    gm ...newbie here struggling with something that should be easy. I'm installing bitcoin core on linux (ubuntu), and have a problem overwriting a write-protected file (bitcoind.service). I've Googled and asked ChatGPT and searched the forum archive/FAQs. The solutions I've tried include the...
  14. G

    Can't install anything with apt install in ubuntu

    Any request like sudo apt-get install *** starts the installation process, but when unpacking it throws an error, after which some packages are installed and work fine, some do not work fine, and some do not show up as installed. dpkg: error processing package openmpi-bin (--configure)...
  15. G

    Ubuntu boot errors

    Hi! I'm a new Ubuntu user (I'm just starting out), and after spending hours and hours configuring my system, I noticed that my PC was taking much longer to shut down (not even 5 seconds at first, compared with over two minutes now). I asked some AIs, and they advised me to use the following...
  16. N

    need help instaling a repository pls

    Repositório https://github.com/xtekky/TikTok-ViewBot error
  17. vs2-free-users

    Quick guide Debian/Ubuntu Setting up a IPv4 address subsequently on an IPv6 server

    Quick guide Debian/Ubuntu Setting up a IPv4 address subsequently on an IPv6 server Preparation Get IPv4 data from the provider (for a vs2-free under Contract->Server->IPv4-Addresses) You need: IP-Address Net mask Gateway MAC-Address (only for additional ips) Main IPv4 setup Log in to...
  18. Z

    Cannot set fractional scale

    In GNOME desktop, Display Settings, turn on Fractional Scaling and set Scale to 150%: Click "Apply". The Scale is changed spontaneously from 150% to 200%. No matter I click "Revert Setting" or "Keep changes", I have no way to set the screen scale to 150%. What do I do to set the screen...
  19. Z

    Solved After entering systemd namespace, ssh service can't bind to ssh port because address already in use

    I installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS in WSL2 according to instructions here. Then I installed SSH server according to instructions here. Then I installed ubuntu-wsl2-systemd-script to enable systemd support in WSL2. During reboot of Ubuntu in WSL2, line 45-47 of enter-systemd-namespace script enters...
  20. Z

    Solved vncserver terminates unless run with sudo

    I installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS in WSL2 and tried to connect GNOME desktop using VNC. To that end, I installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop, tigervnc-standalone-server, dbus-x11 packages and ran sudo systemctl set-default multi-user.target command. In normal Ubuntu, I can run vncserver without sudo and...
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