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comment Unable to access BIOS, GRUB menu only
Accessing BIOS is entirely nothing Ubuntu can help you with. It is way before your computer gets in touch with your OS. Try to keep pressing and releasing F2 quickly while you power on your computer until the BIOS menu appears.
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answered Windows 8 host, Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 15.10. Reinstall with more VRAM, is it possible ? Or…?
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comment Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?
After adding yourself to the groupvboxusers with sudo usermod -aG vboxusers <your_username_here> you need to reboot the host. Also note that some USB devices can not be passed through to the VM. You should test with more than one device (e.g. a pendrive).
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comment Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?
vboxsf is for the guest OS, which is Windows in this case.
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comment Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?
What you did is that you added two new groups VirtualBox and Windows XP where in fact you should have added yourself, i.e. username to the existing group vboxusers. See askubuntu.com/a/25600/3940 on how to do that.
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comment photoshop elements
This may also interest you: askubuntu.com/questions/988/… - but running Windows programs always is a bit of a hack. Do have a look at Gimp, IMO much better than PE.
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comment High screen brightness of the system
Possible duplicate of Desktop doesn't remember brightness settings after a reboot
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comment How do i get my dedicated Screen brightness button to work again?
This may help you to assign another custom key combination in case the brightness keys are not recognized askubuntu.com/questions/149054/…
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comment VirtualBox for Ubuntu Guest and Mac OSX El Capitan Host (Unable to connect to VBoxClient)
You may go through the list I posted here askubuntu.com/a/30446/3940 to make sure prerequisites are met for shared folder support. Also see askubuntu.com/questions/161759/…. If all fails you can also create a network share in your guest Ubuntu (this is what I usually do).
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comment Individual audio programs controlling master volume
See askubuntu.com/questions/538242/… it may be an issue with module-stream-restore. Is you default.pa correctly set up? Also try running pulseaudio without option --start to get an error in case it was running already.
Feb
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comment Individual audio programs controlling master volume
Did you try to rename/delete ~/.config/pulse?
Feb
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comment Auto mounting shared folders with VirtualBox
Also see: askubuntu.com/questions/252853/… and askubuntu.com/questions/30396/…
Feb
2
comment Playing a Specific Game on Steam
You can install playonlinux through the software center or click here (from Playonlinux we can also install Steam).
Feb
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answered Playing a Specific Game on Steam
Feb
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comment Mouse pointer integration greyed out in vm box
This may be an issue with the guest additions. Did your guest have a kernel upate?
Feb
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comment How can I increase Ubuntu's 143-byte file name limit for encrypted directories?
To test the file name limit see stackoverflow.com/questions/6571435/… - my Ubuntu ext4 has a limit of 255 as expected. Also related: askubuntu.com/questions/166764/how-long-can-file-names-be
Feb
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comment How to recover or create deleted 'Documents' folder in Home folder?
@VineetKaushik: umount or don't mount it when in a live session.
Feb
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comment Netis WF2120 installation on Ubuntu 14
Does the installer script have executable permission? You also may need to run it as root (sudo).
Feb
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revised virtualbox setup - increase cpu after installation
-safe +possible - hot plugging a CPU works but it may not always be "safe"
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revised virtualbox setup - increase cpu after installation
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