Case: Running Flatpak in terminal with
flatpak search <package> on a freshly installed Solus Linux 4.1 doesn’t return any search results.
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Case: After logging in, the sound control icon is displayed as muted. Clicking on it to display Audio Volume settings and sliders, appears blank – no settings and sliders. Audio Volume Settings window -> Audio tab has all settings grayed out, no audio device detected.
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Q: What’s the webcam app in Solus?
A: Guvcview + v4l-utils
Case: Can’t connect to NoMachine over LAN due to authentication failure, yet logins are the right ones. Log at
Authentication failed with error 7.
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Case: When pinged from another PC on the LAN, the guest OS replies: “icmp_seq=XX Packet filtered” which is an error. Host and guest are both Solus Linux 4.1.
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Case: Forced to use LVM2 snapshots as a backup solution since the OS installed as LVM instead of regular partitions.
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Case: OS: Solus 4.1 installed with LVM; drive: 250GB SSD taken over by the installation. Freeing up space for point-in-time snapshots/backups is required.
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Case: Inserting a horizontal rule by typing dashes (“————“) in Libre Writer causes the line to appear, but attached to the paragraph or list item before it. No selection or conventional removal methods work (Ctrl+x or select and delete/backspace).
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sudo-installed application needs to be run as local user upon startup AND/OR a shell script is required to be called upon startup.
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Case: While setting up a static mount in /etc/fstab got the wrong settings and now Ubuntu won’t boot. Fixing fstab is required.
Continue reading Ubuntu Fails to Boot Due to Misconfiguration in /etc/fstab