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  • Schwarzer Kater's Avatar
    Today, 12:22 PM
    I did not uninstall anything on the two laptops, but as you probably already have created a configuration file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ I would move...
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  • claydoh's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 PM
    You should be fine to leave it. Sent from my LM-V600 using Tapatalk
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  • jlittle's Avatar
    Today, 12:10 PM
    jlittle replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    The OP says it's in a btrfs, so while I'd still recommend a backup, a snapshot before the upgrade means the upgrade can be reversed out in seconds...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Today, 11:17 AM
    GregM replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    I got 20.04 installed and that went pretty quick. Then I copied "home" to a usb hard drive from my current 18.04 computer. The 20.04 computer says...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • mr_raider's Avatar
    Today, 10:47 AM
    YEs. In gaming performance only. More specifically Vulkan/Proton emulation of windows native games. But if you are using a Ryzen APU, chances are you...
    10 replies | 192 view(s)
  • mr_raider's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 AM
    mr_raider replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    If you have heavily modified your OS, especially with PPAs and other thrid party repos, the in place upgrade may break something. I suggest making...
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  • jlittle's Avatar
    Today, 01:45 AM
    jlittle replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    I wonder why. Smallish, 240 GB, ones are not expensive these days. But maybe you use a laptop, with space for only one drive. There may be...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • oldgeek's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    oldgeek replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    I used my btrfs @home backup on an external hard disk after doing a clean install of 20.04. The installation didn't take all that long (I use a...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • hstoellinger's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:26 PM
    Thanks for the quick answer! I installed package "nvidia-340_340.108-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb" from ubuntu.packages.com. In the process dkms also got...
    2 replies | 47 view(s)
  • claydoh's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:21 PM
    the 340 driver is still in the 20.04 repos, Nvidia dropped support for it past the 5.4 kernel, which is what Focal has currently. As long as you...
    2 replies | 47 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:04 PM
    GregM replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    Wow I'll have to do that. What a time saver! Thank you!
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • hstoellinger's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
    Hello, Since upgrading to Focal Fossa a couple of weeks ago, I experience occasional screen freezes, which necessitate a reboot. I am on a rather...
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  • Don B. Cilly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:32 PM
    Don B. Cilly replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    But if you copy your old /home to the new system, you'll get all your settings. Even for stuff you haven't (re)installed yet. See this post too....
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
    GregM replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    What takes a lot of time on a fresh install is getting all the settings the way I had them set previously. All the desktop behavior settings, the...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • jlittle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:56 PM
    jlittle replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    Firstly, what release are you on now? If you prefer LTS releases, and are on 18.04, the standard recommendation is to wait until the .1 release,...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • verndog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
    verndog replied to a thread NetworkManager - do you need it? in
    I find that true. Another area is system services. Some spend a lot of time tweaking, removing services, for what? Some small gain. It wouldn't...
    41 replies | 871 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:41 PM
    GregM replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    I am currently on 18.04
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  • jglen490's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    jglen490 replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    I can't tell you what you should do, but I will tell my approach. My routine for the past three LTS upgrades has been a clean install of the OS,...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • Snowhog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    Snowhog replied to a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    Well, the answer(s) depend on many factors, not the least of which is 'What version are you on now?'
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:43 PM
    GregM started a thread Upgrade or new install ? in
    Last time I tried to do a system upgrade (I think it was 12.04 to 14.04) it was a total disaster. I had to start over with a fresh install and I lost...
    12 replies | 105 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:12 PM
    GregM replied to a thread WiFi card recomendation ? in
    Thanks! I bought this one... https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07NFMSGGR/?coliid=I2QMS7R9H02QPU&colid=25IH4WHRL0MLG&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
    8 replies | 139 view(s)
  • claydoh's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    claydoh replied to a thread WiFi card recomendation ? in
    From looking at user questions the manufacturer says it is a realtek 8812au. While there is a driver package available in the repos it seems that...
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  • jglen490's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:31 PM
    Amen. Marginal performance gains, perhaps. Comparing disparate machines is not going to prove anything other than an older machine doesn't perform...
    10 replies | 192 view(s)
  • jglen490's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:24 PM
    O.K., I'll be a contrarian, again. To me, the only thing that matters at boot is wall clock time. My machine is not terribly sophisticated. My...
    41 replies | 871 view(s)
  • Chdslv's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:23 PM
    Well, yes. You are right. :) Should I uninstall libinput driver?
    11 replies | 160 view(s)
  • sithlord48's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    sithlord48 replied to a thread WiFi card recomendation ? in
    Check the chip . i generally try to avoid broadcom and realtek they can be iffy while atheros and intel ones seam to "just work "
    8 replies | 139 view(s)
  • GregM's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 AM
    GregM replied to a thread WiFi card recomendation ? in
    Are these plug and play for 18.04 or do they have drivers etc? While I was looking around I ran across this USB system which is supposed to have...
    8 replies | 139 view(s)
  • jlittle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:44 AM
    jlittle replied to a thread [SOLVED] Dolphin not showing Root in
    That was annoying, I don't know why*, perhaps some update, but on the last reboot the dolphin places panel reset itself to the default, trashing the...
    11 replies | 268 view(s)
  • Don B. Cilly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    One small thing with getting rid of NM: No network icon in the tray. I've been groogling around a lot and the verdict seems to be: No NM, no...
    41 replies | 871 view(s)
  • jlittle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 AM
    jlittle replied to a thread [SOLVED] Dolphin not showing Root in
    In the default panel on a fresh Kubuntu, it looks like but for many versions of KDE and Kubuntu it was so users got in the habit of calling it...
    11 replies | 268 view(s)
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