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    Seeing GRUB2 after deleting Linux and trying to boot Windows

    Hi all, helping a friend install Ubuntu on her Asus Vivobook X542U Windows 10 today. Things didn't go well and I ended up deleting the partition in windows. See image (Disk 0, Partition 5). All seemed okay until we restarted the laptop and got a message: GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.7...
  2. blackneos940

    Help With OpenJDK and Minecraft?..... :3 Part II, Revenge of the Error..... :3

    So I can confirm that this issue is oddly mostly specific, both to the X205TA, and in particular, Lubuntu, and not on Windows 8 or 10, which were previously on this Device..... :) Basically, I'm having trouble loading (but not installing) both Optifine 1.12, AND Forge 1.12 Clients on...
  3. blackneos940

    My Keyboard Randomly Stops Working..... :>

    Hello everyone..... I'm sorry to post so much, but this is a serious issue..... :( My Keyboard on my Asus X205TA stops working randomly, and it seems to happen while using Google Chrome and playing Minecraft (which runs on Java)..... :( Anywho, here's the relevant Hardware info...
  4. blackneos940

    Help With Minecraft And OpenJDK.....? :3

    Hello everyone!..... :3 Today I come to you with a new problem!..... :3 So this involves Minecraft, my ASUS X205TA, and OpenJDK!..... :3 I have the latest version installed, according to java --version and apt-get 's autocomplete thing..... :3 When I start Minecraft, the Launcher...
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    Parrot OS 4.0 (Debian-based)

    Parrot Security OS 4.0 has just been released! This is a serious pentesting distribution that is based on Debian. I highly recommend getting acquainted with it: https://www.parrotsec.org/ For any newcomers who are migrating from Windows, this course might be helpful...
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    Hi everyone!

    Hi there, Name's David Longfield. Glad to join the Linux community. I use various distros (Ubuntu, Mint, CentOS, Fedora, Manjaro, Parrot, etc.) Hope to help some of you out and hope you can help me out. By the way, for anyone who's interested, we've created an online course about how to...
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    Changing MAC "permanently"?

    I have an Ubuntu 14 and have to change the MAC address but with: sudo ifconfig eth0 down sudo ifconfig eth0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx sudo ifconfig eth0 up it changes back when I restart (or power goes off and starts itself back). Is there an easy way to change it permanently by console?
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    Nvidia 1030 chip, a Simple 4k graphics card for ubuntu?

    Hi, about 1,5year ago i build a new smal PC for my father. We kept the old FHD screen sins it was suffient, but yeasterday his fancy glass table where his computer screen was standing on, suddenly exploded. And now it looks like there is some need of a new computer screen. . His use i very...
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    Ubuntu boot problem (No choice menu) directly loading win10

    hello, i'm new in Linux so first i install Ubuntu 1710 from USB Flash Drive every thing was perfect the problem is when i shutdown and restart my Laptop (hp pavilion 15 notebook) it directly run windows 10 (booting menu) appear so in boot options secure boot disable legacy boot disable...
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    Wanting to move from OSX to Linux

    Hey all! I have been interested in moving to a linux os for a while now and want to pull the trigger now. I have a mid 2009 MacBook Pro with 2.26 GHz intel Core 2 Duo processor, 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 memory, 320 GB of storage, and a NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB Graphics card. I used to have an...
  11. Bohdan Kovalchuk

    "A brand new Russian OS": do they break the GPL?..

    Hey there, fellas! I was just serfing around the Internet and found this weird stuff (in Russian). Let me explain for those who don't understand Russian: guys from Russia made smth like an ubuntu distribtive, named it like "Russian operating system" and started to sell it for 5000 RUB (about 87...
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    New install Kali linux, screen is completely messed up and crazy. I have tried mint and same results

    Hi Folks, I've used linux distros for years, but ran into a new problem. I currently have been attempting to install linux on an older machine, e-machine T3418, AMD Sempron 3400+, NVidia GE Force 6100 GPU, 160gb hd, 512 MB DDR Ram. I have it hooked up to a large "tv" through a serial port. Ok...
  13. JRWvol

    Want To Go Full Mounty LINUX - Need Advice

    Greetings people. This is a hello and “I’m desperate. More like angry and want to jump to LINUX ASAP.” Horrible way to start a post. Kindly bear with me as I explain. I’m fed up with Microsoft after enduring installation and use of their Windows 10. Let’s leave it at that before I end up...
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    Problems on Ubuntu

    Greetings people, As many others did I also decided to try Linux and I have some thoughts to share and questions to ask. First I will describe my three weeks on Ubuntu. A few weeks ago, I decided to buy a new computer. It’s laptop ASUS K401UQ-FR008D which had no preinstalled OS. I’ve alway...
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    Ubuntu DNS bind9 problems

    Hi guys, I installed bind9 on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. But I've problems with resolving local domains. Extern like google.com works fine. Here are my configuraton files and troubleshoots i've made. Forward: $TTL 2D @ IN SOA localhost.mancina.home. root.mancina.home. (...
  16. Rob

    Create mini Linux servers using the Odroid C2

    If you're into trying out various distributions or enjoy having various Linux 'servers' to ssh into and play around with, then you should get started with single-board computers. They're cheap, robust and fun. This quick tutorial focuses on the Odroid c2. The features vastly outweigh what's...
  17. Rob

    Install xfce in Ubuntu 17.04 (and earlier)

    For those w/ Ubuntu 17.04 (and earlier versions of Ubuntu), install xfce easily with: Open a terminal and type: sudo apt update sudo apt install xfce4 Top/Right in Unity, click the gear, then 'logout' When logging back in, click the right-arrow next to your name and choose 'xfce session'...
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    Help with SMTP server

    I have a an Ubuntu 16.04 that a customer has built. They went ahead and installed mailutils using apt-get. They set up the domain, and can send emails to any domain but the domain the specified during the install. When I looked at this it appears that the emails never left the server. What do I...
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    why eth1 with auto dhcp disturbs pppoe over eth0

    Hi, I use ubuntu 16.04 desktop with ufw (default setup + 22, 80, 443 ports open). I connect directly to ISP using pppoe over eth0. I also have eth1 which when disabled the websites are accessible in browser. When starting eth1 with auto dhcp the websites are no longer accessible in browser...
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    Hp Stream, becomming secure boot Ubuntu'ized

    I just received this laptop for x-mas. I feel unbuntu would make this scream, having 4gb ram, a dual Celeron processor. Dual boot is not an option with 32gb internal flash drive. Could someone please point me in the direction of a how to, or instruct me how to make this secure boot once I...
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