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How to speed up first sync bitcoind?

I am running bitcoind version 0.19.0.1 on different cloud providers and it gets very slow at some point. After 300k blocks, CPU drops from ~90% to 5% and network usage drops to a minimum. I’ve tried in a medium size droplet at Digital Ocean and t2.small on AWS. In the latter, IO operations in the […]

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How to get calendar events added to Gnome Calendar to appear on my Nextcloud server/service?

When I add events in the web client for my calendar service, it appears on Gnome Calendar, so that works. But the reverse does not happen… i.e. when I add things to my gnome calendar, nothing appears on my web client or my phone. I have added a my Nextcloud CalDAV account to gnome online […]

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Install Screenshot Icon

How do I install the Screenshot icon from software to Dock in Ubuntu 18.04? I know I can access it in software but I would like a quicker way to access it.

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How do I adjust the display in UStudio 19.10 (oversized)

On a Gnome 3 desktop it is a simple push of a button, how do you do it on Ubuntu Studio ? Video card is an RX 570 and TV Samsung “47 Thank you Brian

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Lubuntu USB device is not showing up

I want to connect my ClimeMet CM2000 to Lubuntu but when I plug in, it doesnt recognize any change (through lsusb). I have tested with other usb devices such as my mouse and phone and they show up just fine. I have plugged into my windows computer and works just fine. Does anyone have any […]

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Installing PHP 5.3.29-FPM

I’m currently trying to make a dev VM of a LAMP web server I have inherited so that I can test and implement a number of security updates. The live web server is running two versions of php-fpm side by side (5.3.29 and 7.2) and determines which version to use via the virtual hosts files […]

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Unable to start X as a normal user

I am unable to start X as a normal user; however, if I run startx as root, I can start X11. The error message I get is: drmSetMaster failed: Permission Denied So, from the surface, it looks like a permission issue, but I don’t see anything more in the logs. So, I decided to use […]

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Unable to use graphical interface after logging back into Ubuntu 18.04

I’m running Ubuntu 18.04. Every other time I log in (after having closed the lip on my laptop, letting it sleep), I am unable to use most of the graphical interface. I say “most”, because right clicks still register and bring up the menu, although clicking on any of the selections doesn’t register. The keys […]

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Mouse copy in LibreOffice working every second time

HP-EliteBook-Folio-9470m, Ubuntu 19.10, LibreOffice Version: 6.3.4.2 Build ID: 1:6.3.4-0ubuntu0.19.10.1. Mouse copy works every second time. Example: copy 1, paste 1, copy 2, paste 1,copy 3, paste 3, copy 4, paste 3, etc. Problem with external mouse, touch pad and icons on the tool bar. Ctrl+C works properly. Mouse copy from browser to terminal: OK; from […]

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Glitch in full video on Reddit

Here I replicate a question I made on Reddit. If anyone could help me… Hello, There is a glitch when I watching a full video on Netflix in my GF’s notebook, I’d like to know if you guys know anything about. The browser is Firefox. Around 28 seconds into the video, you should see the […]