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12:45 AM
Q: How can I re-partition a hard/ssd-drive without loosing data?

Alexandre SchmidtWhen I got my notebook with a 512GB SSD drive, I reformatted it and installed Ubuntu. I've used Ubuntu's suggestion to partition the drive, so I got it partitioned as follows: $ sudo parted -l Model: NVMe Device (nvme) Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 512GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition ...

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4:21 AM
Q: usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCbc

Reza_vaI'm trying to use make, it returns these errors and simmilar ones : usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCbc usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCgl I have already found similar issues, and tried a great deal of them. None helped. for instance: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16710047/usr-bin-ld-cannot-find-ln...

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5:25 AM
Q: Dark theme: how to turn off transition (?) effects in new Ask Ubuntu style?

DK BoseI prefer a dark style for viewing most web pages on my laptop. And things were fine on Ask Ubuntu with the various fixes I made. But, recently, I think in the past week or so, some changes have been made to the Ask Ubuntu site for which I request help. I'm not well-versed with CSS but I'm using t...

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9:27 AM
Q: simulate geographic distance between servers

BarI want to simulate geographic distance, so I need to add delay to each receive/transfer package. I read that squid could help me find what I'm looking for, however, playing with its configuration haven't given me the right results. If I'm pinging from my own PC to squid server I'm getting ~0.5 t...

10:21 AM
Merry Christmas ! :) I wish everyone nice holidays. :)
@Fabby About like mid-2017ish I "quit", came back to full(ish) activity since yesterdau
11:13 AM
Q: Bash: shell script create variables?

user328294I'm trying to have a bash script create a variable and have the variable persist in the terminal until the terminal closes (not permanently). I thought export was what I needed but it didn't work. #!/bin/bash export VARIABLE='this is a test' Then run the script: $ ./test.sh Then in the sam...

11:59 AM
Q: Ubuntu 18.04 doesnt lock when I close the lid

JothamBHere's what I did: I created a file /etc/acpi/events/lm_lid and wrote into it: event=button/lid.* action=/etc/acpi/lid.sh I created a file /etc/acpi/lid.sh and wrote into it: #!/bin/sh gnome-screensaver-command --lock The good news are that this script is being executed when I close the lid. The...

12:15 PM
Q: Dual Boot stuck in bios splash screen

Risal Fajar AmiyardiSo I've dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu with windows fast startup disabled. Everything works fine. Every time i turned on my laptop it shows a menu where i can choose between Ubuntu and windows to boot. Until today i stupidly turn on windows 10 fast startup again. Now my laptop won't start, ...

Q: Has code formatting been "enhanced" after a recent update to this site's appearance?

DK BoseI'm seeing code text with a variety of colors. Two recent examples: installing kubuntu-desktop failed during 18.04 upgrade Bash file automation In this image taken from the first one, there's text in light blue, dark blue, and red. And poking about, the light blue has "span class" typ, the...

12:30 PM
Q: Subtract military time using bash?

user328302Is it possible to use bash to subtract variables containing military (24:00) time? #!/bin/bash var1="23:30" # 11:30pm var2="20:00" # 08:00pm echo "$(expr $var1 - $var2)" Running it produces the following error. ./test expr: non-integer argument I need the output to appear in decimal form,...

1:00 PM
Q: S vs S+ STAT in processes log?

luke kongI know 's' means sleeping state in general. But what does s+ mean? I also see the + in other states as well, such as R+.

1:40 PM
Finally I’m the first one to write an obligatory xkcd comment somewhere:
Obligatory xkcd: xkcd.com/541dessert 6 mins ago
there should really be a hat for that
2:32 PM
Hey good morning everyone :)
Suddudos sucked me into writing a zenity script and I should have manned up and told him to write it :p askubuntu.com/questions/1104069/…
3:31 PM
@boomt14 Under a new name?
(Sorry, cannot remember your avatar nor name)
4:16 PM
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5:35 PM
Q: Touchpad not working in linux

Paul KonAfter installing ubuntu linux dualboot my laptop's touchpad is not working and it doesn't show in settings in ubuntu

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10:41 PM
Q: VirtualBox - Ubuntu 16.04 Guest no Internet acces with chome with NAT

KampiI have a virtual machine with a Ubuntu 16.04 guest and two network interfaces First interface: NAT Second interface: Bridge I want to access the guest from my host and I want to access a second ethernet device from the guest. The device is connected with the host over a switch. I can p...

@Fabby Merry Xmas to you in 8+ hours (for me), 10 minutes for you:D
@WinEunuuchs2Unix It's in 11 minutes...
@WinEunuuchs2Unix :P
haha I know I meant to say that at first :P
When you're older it just feels like another sleepy Sunday except everything is closed.
11:04 PM
Should I get this?
I used Kdenlive. The big problem is speed isnot keyframeable
And it just is way buggy. Like when you have 50 clips or so. It sometimes will corrprt the project file. Or Misrender
I know its on winblows
11:18 PM
@WinEunuuchs2Unix For your enjoyment: Read the PS
@Fabby I already ate my quota in chips and dips and it's only 4 pm.
@WinEunuuchs2Unix Just pointing out that Imperial mass units are a mess:
@Fabby oh yeah back to my "Big Number Calculator" project again :p
@WinEunuuchs2Unix :D :D :D
make it a fully imperial calculator....
1Kg is 1 pound, 2 ounces, 3 drams, 4 Scruples and 5 grains.
11:22 PM
@Fabby lol we just say 1KG is 2.2 pounds or something like that :)
Anyway, the US is not even using the Imperial system: you're using the colonial system as the imperial system was revamped after 1776...
Canada converted from Imperial to Metric in 1976 or so. Not many people remember imperial system anymore.
I was still taught how to convert from one to the other...
Lemme look for my map...
Urgh... Can't find it. Anyway, US, Liberia and Myanmar are still on the colonial system.
@MathCubes Sorry for butting in with cooking-related stuff. Do you need it?
1$ for a bunch of shit stuff you don't need is still 1$ too much...

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