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Slack snap install successful, but unresponsive

I followed the instructions from the snap store and ran: sudo snap install slack –classic Slack installed successfully. That’s great. I can run it: sudo /snap/bin/slack The app opens with snap but none of the buttons perform actions. They just don’t do anything. So I tried a different command, this time with slack-desktop which was […]

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Can’t get internal and external monitor working simultaneously with 20.04 on laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060

Short Version On Ubuntu 20.04 cannot get internal and external monitor working at the same time. Can have internal only with default drivers OR external only with manually installed NVIDIA driver. Help! My system is an ASUS TUF A15 Gaming laptop (FA506). It has an AMD® Ryzen 7 4800H Processor with integrated graphics and a […]

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Installing nvidia-driver-440 Broke Apt?

I tried installing nvidia-driver-440 to upgrade my graphics driver. Everything went well at first apt install nvidia-driver-440 as root userr proceeded as usual, but broke somewhere and returned an error. I usually fix problems like this with apt fix-broken install, but this didn’t work this time and led to another error: root@LesserArk:/home/sarah# apt –fix-broken install […]

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Trying to Install WoeUSB on 20.04, but Missing libwxgtk3.0-0v5?

I’m trying to install woeusb on Kubuntu 20.04LTS, but I seem to be missing a dependency. I have Universe and Multiverse enabled as sources, yet this still happens: root@LesserArk:/home/sarah# apt install woeusb Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have […]

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Ubuntu 20.04 freezes before login screen, no dual boot

I have been trying to make Ubuntu 20.04 run on my new ASUS TUF for last 3 days without any luck. Right now, the issue I am facing is that my system hangs on login screen. I have already installed Nvidia drivers and loaded them. Adding nomodeset doesn’t work for me, the system gets stuck […]

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Second monitor not detected, brightness not working… with Nvidia (GTX 1660ti) and Ubuntu 20.04 (kernel 5.4.0)

I’ve just bough a new Asus laptop (Ryzen 7 4800h, Nvidia GTX 1660ti), and I’m running into several graphic issues with Linux. As described in the title, so far, the issues are that the second screen is not detected (HDMI), and that the brightness control is not working at all (and it’s killing my eyes […]

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Thinkpad X1 Extreme Intel UHD 630 Screen Tearing

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 Focal on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme Generation 1, and I immediately had screen tearing on my 1080p laptop screen with both my Intel UHD 630 graphics as well as my Nvidia 1050ti. I ensured I was using the Nvidia Proprietary Driver and followed this guide: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2018/07/fix-screen-tearing-ubuntu-18-04-optimus-laptops/ which took care of […]

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Thinkpad X1 Extreme Intel UHD 630 Screen Tearing

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 Focal on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme Generation 1, and I immediately had screen tearing on my 1080p laptop screen with both my Intel UHD 630 graphics as well as my Nvidia 1050ti. I ensured I was using the Nvidia Proprietary Driver and followed this guide: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2018/07/fix-screen-tearing-ubuntu-18-04-optimus-laptops/ which took care of […]

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switch between nvidia & nouveau simply, w/o uninstalling on Debian testing

I found a lot of webpages talking about installing nouveau or nvidia (mostly the latter), but when I followed @gad3r advice – how to remove really the nvidia driver from debian 10 – with “-s”, i.e. sudo apt-get -s purge nvidia. it listed some 30 pkgs to remove – in my case I had installed […]

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Ubuntu 20.04 becomes unresponsive/laggy

I have noticed that after some time after i boot into the system, the system becomes less responsive, so if i for example click on Wifi at the top bar, i don’t instantly get the pop up, also some windows are not opening instantly. If i try to run lets say Witcher 3, the game […]