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rsync creates an "intermediate" backup, how to delete it?

I use rsync to backup my personal files in an external drive, i.e. a SD card or an USB thumb, being careful to update any files and to avoid copying very large files, configuration files, or folders ...
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Launch app on startup, lock user out of desktop?

I am trying to create a media player PC for home, and I just want Ubuntu to load and go straight to a media library app. I don't need anything else to load or be accessed... I mean except the media ...
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smtplib.SMTPServerDisconnected: Connection unexpectedly closed Might this result from an already open connection?

The traceback points to: smtpserver.login(email, pwd) I've checked the recommended setup, and experimented and this is were I end. I've had the email app open separate from this testing, but ...
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Installing video driver ruined network connection - how many things might be wrong?

I'm a newbie on Linux, but I understand that for 30+ years the rule has been, if you can get graphics & networking both to work for your computer then everything is good. I'm in the process of ...
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My kubuntu is taking so long to enter the desktop

I'm using the latest version of kubuntu on my dell G15 5511 core i7-11800H, 16 GB of RAM, RTX 3050 and SSD. The thing is, I'm new to linux and I'm using dual boot windows 11 and kubuntu, while my ...
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Why are there gnome snaps in Kubuntu?

I run Kubuntu on a Makbook Air with a rather limited drive space. Snaps take just 2.8 GB but 1 is taken by two gnome packages. What are they even doing on Kubuntu? snap list Name ...
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How to get rid of double title bar in Unity on Ubuntu 22.04?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and installed Unity alongside Gnome because of certain features which Gnome does not handle as well at this moment. However, all apps which come with my Ubuntu ...
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Can I use Ubuntu desktop as my home server os to host my web apps? [closed]

I want to build my private server at home to host my web apps in other for me to have total control over data. I will have to backup my databases and uploaded media. I have used Ubuntu servers in the ...
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Which attributes can be passed to charmed kubernetes to identify a MAAS rack?

I want to set affinity-constraints in Charmed-Kubernetes in order to pin Metallb different address ranges to different worker nodes, depending on which rack-controller they are coming from. I am using ...
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How can I change the GNOME recent file history duration for more than 30 days (Ubuntu 22.04)

Is it possible to change GNOME file history for a duration longer than 30 days, the longest option on the GUI apart from forever, which sounds overkill? It could be via GUI or via bash/zsh/terminal. I ...
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Error trying to release upgrade to 22.04

I want to update from Focal to Jammy. I have gotten the error: W:Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default., W:See apt-secure(8) manpage for ...
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Waiting or Force Closing

Often times I will be running a program and Ubuntu will popup a dialogue box and say something like "Program is not responding. Wait or Force Close" or something similar. The problem is, ...
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Bluetooth always off in ubuntu 22-04 - ASUS ROG Strix G15

I recently acquired an ASUS ROG Strix G15 and installed ubuntu 22.04 on dual boot. Almost everything was good as always, but I ran into an issue with my bluetooth adapter. When I go into the bluetooth ...
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No Data Output To External Display

I have been using Ubuntu 22.04 ARM on a Raspberry Pi 400 for a while, and it was working fine; but it started causing some issues. Currently I have no issues, but I am just asking to know why it did ...
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How to create a virtual monitor for VR?

I'm using Immersed for the oculus quest 2, which isn't currently supporting multiple virtual monitors for me. I have a little headless ghost hdmi dongle, but it's not customizable, and a bit of a ...
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Problem with package removing

can anyone help me about this error? Removing configuradorfnmt (1.0.1-0) ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/configuradorfnmt.prerm: 2: /usr/lib/configuradorfnmt/jre/bin/java: not found dpkg: error processing ...
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how to remove nautilus fake volume /dev/loop

today i installed nothing than ubuntu daily software update that happens once a day but I see two small size volume on the left pane of nautilus (120mb and 52mb). till now i only see such thing when i ...
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Can I disable notifications fo the default screenshot tool in Ubuntu 22.04LTS

I am currently taking lots of screenshots of online presentations. I get a notification for them all. I cannot find a toggle switch in Settings to turn off for ONLY this application. Where do I turn ...
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Fingerprint scanner for Dell XPS 15 (7590) running Ubuntu 22.04

No matter what I try to install, the fingerprint option never appears as an option in the "User" configuration. This works fine in Windows 11 as I have dual boot, but not in Ubuntu
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How do I run ubuntu on a 32-bit computer

I have a 32-bit pc that I am trying to turn into a web server at the moment. However all the versions I have tried running all leaving me with a blank black screen.
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Dual boot configuration is broken after updating both operating systems

I have a dual boot laptop (2 internal SSDs) that has been working for a couple of years with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Today, I had to install Windows updates, and when the computer rebooted, I ...
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Screen stays black lighted once locked

After Updating to 22.04 from 20.04, I have a problem when locking my laptop. It is a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Gen 10 Carbon with Intel Iris xe Graphics. After clicking the lock button or "closing" ...
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Abnormal CPU usage in power save vs performance mode

CPU usage increases when I change to power save mode, and decreases when I change to performance mode. What can cause this? Here is a video to demonstrate: https://www.reddit.com/user/Faditt/comments/...
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All Screen icons disappear/reappear at random

Ubuntu 22.04.1 Every so often all screen icons disappear then reappear. It occurs within ~2 seconds and has been happening for a few days only. Very annoying. If I'm searching for a string inside ...
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Tips before installing 22.04 (AMD Thinkpad t14 gen3)

I'm planning to buy Thinkpad T14 Gen 3 with AMD ryzen 5 pro & 16gbram and install Ubuntu 22.04 natively. So, I have to make sure what should I need to know and do to install ubuntu 22.04 smoothly ...
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No wifi hotspot when docker is enabled

When I started the docker service/socket, I'm no more able to share my laptop connection via wifi hotspot. To be more precise, my phone still detects my hotspot, I enter the password, it tells me '...
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Ran dist-upgrade, now packages held back

I messed up my packages in ubuntu 22.04 when trying to install ffmpeg5 to use alvr, following this guide - https://launchpad.net/~savoury1/+archive/ubuntu/ffmpeg5. One of the steps is dist-upgrade, ...
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Non-cyclical keyboard layout changes in Ubuntu

How do I use non-cyclical keyboard layout changes in Ubuntu 22? I've tried using Gnome-tweaks to no avail. Using toggle shortcuts works. E.g. if I bind Caps Lock (grp:caps_toggle in setxkbmap-speak) ...
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get the username of the user who called script with sudo

How do I get the username from within a script that was called with sudo? In other words, I don't want root but the actual username. echo_user.sh #!/usr/bin/env bash echo whoami Calling the script ...
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How to copy all log files from a particular date to the current date?

I want to copy the log files from a particular date, say Nov 18, to the current date. How can I do that?
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mdadm: No arrays found in config file or automatically

On a 22.04.1 Ubuntu HP EliteBook 8570w laptop the following message is displayed a number of times when I boot it without an external disk (two partitions, data not system) plugged in: mdadm: No ...
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Restoring OS image after performing disk encryption

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 system which is already in use and requires to have its disk encrypted. I have reviewed some methods to perform encryption after installation. But the general suggestion has ...
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why do I constantly get asked to close "snap-store" after I have done so and re-issued the apt comands required to refresh it?

This is getting -VERY- anonying. I am getting the following message on a constant basis. Pending update of "SNAP-STORE" snap. Close app to avoid disruptions (xx days left). I know that you ...
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Merge To Hard drives EBS and Throughput Optimized HDD (st1) Ubuntu

I have a dedicated instance in AWS so the root drive is gp2 8GB and Throughput Optimized HDD (st1) 450GB, so I need to merge it or run it as 1 hard drive. the storage is as follows: Disk /dev/nvme0n1: ...
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How to control when daily automatic update happens?

On Ubuntu server 22.04, how do you control when the automatic daily update check happens? One of my servers doesn't have internet access during certain (known) periods. When the automatic update ...
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How to install nohands in Ubuntu 22.04?

Nohands is an application to manage phone calls from a computer running Ubuntu (described here). It seems to have been abandoned (the screenshot in the website is from 2008 or 2009), but someone ...
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Make phone calls from desktop computer

I have a microphone and camera on my desktop system. I would like to be able to make phone calls using the computer. I use zoom, so it seems like it should be doable. Is it possible using Ubuntu Mate?
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Microfreezes every 10 seconds

System: Ubuntu 20.04.1 Kernel 5.15.0-53-generic Session Wayland Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T14s AMD Gen 1 (Laptop system certified with Ubuntu) Uptime at moment when the problem found: 16:47:28 up 2 ...
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Is it possible to recompile old Ubuntu 14 for rockchip device having only its image or install newer version?

I have two images Lubuntu (2014 year) and Ubuntu (2015 year) for the Tronsmart Draco Aw80 from here. I hade a hard time connecting my 3D printers to the device to control them remotely. As it turned ...
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How to install Java 8 on Ubuntu 20.10?

I have a machine with a version of Ubuntu 20.10 installed. I would like to install Java 8. java -version Command 'java' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install default-jre #...
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Postscript file display with Atril

I write postscript text files and use Atril to view the result, and I have done so for years without problems. Now I'm using Ubuntu Rel 22.04.1 Jammy Jellyfish 64-bit, Kernel Linux 5.15.0-53 generic ...
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How to prevent snap-store from automatically starting

Like many of you, I'm getting the annoying notification that there's a pending update of snap-store: Pending update of "snap-store" snap Close the app to avoid disruptions (13 days left) ...
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adjust external monitor brightness from command line [ubuntu 22.04 wayland] (xrandr not working)

I'm in the process of moving from a machine running 20.04 (windowing system X11) to a new one running 22.04 (windowing system Wayland), and I have not been able to find a functional method for ...
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Mouse Cursor With a Square with text UBUNTU Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

imageI had an automatic update and a square is chasing the cursor. It's seems to be some text really small.
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Accessing Win11 partition from Lubuntu

I have a double-boot system with Win11 and Lubuntu. When trying to access the Win partition from Lubuntu it will not let me in, because it says the partition is encrypted "A passphrase is needed ....
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how do i set every core to a different frequency

I try to use ''sudo cpufreq-set -c -f " to change a single core's freq, while all the other cores' freq changes simultanesously , is this because my cpu cannot support to achive this? My CPU is ...
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no such file or directory when setting up alias

I am following a guide to setup dotfiles - https://www.paultman.com/git-for-dotfile-configs/ There is a command to set an alias for git and target it using a git dir. However when running this command ...
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unable to add attachment (from remote location) to an email in ubuntu 22.04

Yesterday I upgraded my ubuntu to 22.04.1 LTS. And when I was sending an email, I was not able to add an attachment which was from remote server location. Only attachments from local machine could be ...
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How to block a Class A network using UFW

I'm currently trying to block several entire /8 networks from an Ubuntu 22.04 machine running GoPhish. The idea here is to prevent GoPhish's links to be clicked by email snooping technologies. Here is ...
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Clone HDD to ssd

To begin with I'm looking to install a ssd in my desktop running Ubuntu 22.04. In simple layman's terms how do I clone the contents of the HDD to the SSD. When I say simple I mean just that, don't ...

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