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Ubuntu Windows

Run physical Windows installation as virtual machine

How to run a physical installation of Windows in a virtual machine without loosing the ability to still run this copy natively?

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Ubuntu

Failed to load session “ubuntu”

On Ubuntu boot you get an error Failed to load session “ubuntu” and you would like to know the cause of it.

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Ubuntu Windows

Clear up BIOS boot menu entries

So there are a lot of bogus entries in the EFI selection list of your bootmenu.

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Fix Ubuntu

The disk drive for UUID is not ready or not present yet

When booting, Ubuntu displays an error:
The disk drive for UUID is not ready or not present yet

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Ubuntu

Asjust backlight settings in Ubuntu

I hate many things about Ubuntu, but the most frustrating is that it doesn’t save backlight brightness settings and the screen glows right into my face at full power on each boot.

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Ubuntu

The disk drive for /tmp is not ready or not present

If you have this error “The disk drive for /tmp is not ready or not present” it is related to mountall utility bug which tries to mount the temp folder before it has been cleared of leftovers from previous boot.

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Ubuntu

Unknown filesystem

So you installed Ubuntu, and the first time you boot it the OS says “unknown filesystem” and displays a grub rescue prompt.

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Ubuntu

How to install APT in Ubuntu

So you decided to download a program for Ubuntu in apt format.

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Ubuntu Windows

Use UTC time in Windows

Only Microsoft could think of treating BIOS time as local time, whilst all the rest operating systems treat it as UTC.

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Ubuntu

Auto launch VNC server on Ubuntu startup

VNC is a great cross-platform remote access solution. If you have a display-less linux box, you probably would like it to auto-start VNC at boot.