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tmux not splitting panes with desired percentage size

I am trying to create a script that launches tmux with a specific pane layout and size. I am following the tutorial in the following link: https://leanpub.com/the-tao-of-tmux/read#pane-resizing However when I try to use tmux split-window -p 75 it’s more like a 40%/60% split. I’ve also tried tmux split-window -p 90 to see if I could […]

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SysRQ+B (boot) not working but O (turning off) is

For some reason, my Linux machine will properly turn off when striking SysRq+O, but won’t reboot as expected when doing SysRq+B. Both of these ones show up in the help message (with SysRq+H) and all my SysRq options are enabled: $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq 1 I use a 11-years-old machine (Intel Q9550 / ASUS P5E3, assembled […]

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Conky displays a “u” in my nvidia section and fan speed for my GPU is not working

My conky window displays a “u” to the levt of my Nvidia section, and the fan speed is nonexistent. my .conkyrc file is here: https://pastebin.com/mrqvuPP4, Screenshot of my conky window

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Acer Aspire issues with suspending and screen flickering (Ubuntu, and Kubuntu 19.10)

There are 2 major issues I’m currently having with the kernel that ubuntu has installed. The first, and biggest issue is with suspension. When I shut the lid, or make it sleep, it never comes back. I can’t get it to load a login screen or anything. It just sits there, with the screen off. […]

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Can’t Update Apt to get Recent Version of npm

I’m trying to install a more recent version of npm. On the ubuntu packages site it lists the version as 5.8.0, which is perfect, but when I go to the command line and type “apt show npm” it lists the version as 3.5.2 I’ve tried “sudo apt update” and there’s no error, but afterwards apt […]

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Snapshot and rollback of apt-installed packages

Is there a way to take a snapshot of the packages installed on a Debian/Ubuntu system, and to roll back to that snapshot later? My use case is the following: I’d like to write a script that will build a program with large set of build dependencies. I’d like to apt install those dependencies at […]

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Uninstalling a program that doesn’t appear in Ubantu Software

I’m pretty sure this is the most commonly asked question, but I’m new to Ubantu and would like to uninstall a software…. The app is called 0 A.D. (saw it in the store) and I then uninstalled it through the Ubantu Software. However it is still in my applications menu. In addition to this I […]

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Which CVE notice applies?

I’m new to Ubuntu and I’m finding the notices related to CVEs to be confusing. For example, when I look at a specific CVE detailed at https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2019/CVE-2019-14901.html I see that page references several others, including: https://usn.ubuntu.com/4227-1/ https://usn.ubuntu.com/4228-1/ I am running a 16.04 LTS server, and those two references indicate they are related to 16.04 LTS. […]

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18.04 MATE Auto-accept all files when receiving by Bluetooth from device (phone)

Background / use case I photographed 24 paper documents with my Android phone. Each photo is around 8MB (I am planning to resize them later). I marked all of them in my gallery app and used “share -> bluetooth” to send them to my Linux (Ubuntu Mate) computer. I think the tool on Linux side […]

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I suffer from a problem in the sound of a computer that I cannot find a solution for

My audio does not work no matter how much I try to fix it by searching the internet I read on a website that Linux does not work well on my computer (hp pavilion x360 convertible 14-cd0003ne) Is there any solution ? and Thank you