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Running Virtualbox 6.1.22 on Ubunti 21.04, I get 'Effective UID is not root' every time it try to start a VM

I'm running Ubuntu 21.04 with the default Virtualbox that comes with Ubuntu. VirtualBox Graphical User Interface Version 6.1.22_Ubuntu r144080 . It starts up fine, but when I try to start a VM, I get: ...
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How does one make a GPU in a brand new ubuntu 20.04 VM usable?

I've been trying all day to have this (v100) GPU working on a new ubuntu VM. I tried installing the drivers and rebooting and also purging/uninstalling everything to do with nvidia but none of these ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 unable to change cursor size

I recently updated from Xubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 on my Dell XPS 15 with hi-dpi screen and I'm unable to change cursor size. I'm using XFCE with i3 as window manager. So far I've tried: Adding Xcursor....
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WiFi adapter not working on XPS 13 9310, Ubuntu 20.04

I recently received an XPS 13 9310 from my new employer and replaced its operating system with Ubuntu 20.04. I haven't been able to get the WiFi working correctly - sometimes the adapter will show up ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 top bar weird display calendar

A picture speaks a thousand words: why is the calendar transparent and generally weird display? If the background isn't white, the calendar is unreadable I'm using Ubuntu 20.04
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rsyslog.service not found by Ansible during preseed late_command

I continually find that certain things "just don't work" when run as preseed/late_command in an Ubuntu Bionic preseed file. (The same applies to autoinstall for Ubuntu Focal.) In this ...
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How to update mesa drivers?

How do I know which mesa drivers I'm using and how to update them? I do not want the latest possible release, I want the latest possible official ubuntu release. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and I'm having a ...
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Touchscreen stops working

I am working with some Ubuntu systems to control some smart home things. I run Ubuntu on a industrial PC with an industrial touchscreen display. Everything was working fine. Since some time ago the ...
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How to get Enno Gröper selectyall-Terminator-Plugin working (Ubuntu)?

I am working on Ubuntu running inside a VM made from Virtualbox on Windows 10. By looking for a way to select all the text in a Terminator terminal, I get to following this AU thread , indicating how ...
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How to start a gui app within an openbox window outside of its autorun file

TL;DR Running ubuntu server 20.04 with xserver-xorg x11-xserver-utils xinit openbox installed. I can place a command within openbox's autorun file and its runs well. Now I wish start openbox, then ...