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LUKS encrypted disk with pop_os installed booting into initramfs

I've purchased a new SSD and created partitions for root, home, swap and boot. I've encrypted root, home and swap using LUKS following the directions at https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/order-management-sw/...
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MSI GE66 12UHS light bar issue

I have Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS. Keyboard's lights are working well but unfortunately, the light bar doesn't work. I can't which on them. The laptop came to me with Windows and everything was working well on ...
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Pop OS Latest Nvidia Driver Update Does Not Work with Secure Boot

I have secure boot enabled on my machine, I used this to do it, I updated my system and noticed nvidia-smi is now giving me: NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA ...
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How to delete partition Microsoft basic data on Pop!_OS

After installing Pop!_OS, I expected all Windows/Microsoft data to be overritten. Due to a fdisk -l scan, I still have a 4G partition of "Microsoft basic data partition" type. How to delete, ...
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Windows not overlapping in Pop!_OS

I'm very new to Linux in general, and currently running Pop!_OS. The windows are overlapping so that when I try to move one to partially cover another it pushes the other window over by down scaling ...
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Bluetooth not working.No Adapter showing up

I am currently using Pop!_OS based on Ubuntu 22.04. Unfortunately, Bluetooth has not worked since installation. It was working while using Windows 11 on the same machine however. I am relatively new ...
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How to find out my laptop secondary memory's interface?

I own this old laptop that is starting to feel way too slow, it uses a HDD as secondary/nonvolatile memory, and I'd like to buy a SSD to replace it, is there a way to find out the memory interface ...
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Unable to connect to 5 GHz WiFi

After installing Pop!_OS in dual boot with Windows 11, I'm only able to connect to 2.4 GHz networks.  5 GHz networks are not even showing up in the visible networks. WiFi Card Details. description: ...
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Choice between Pop OS and Linux Lite

I am using a decade old HP Pavilion g6 notebook. With Linux Lite installed up until last week and working well beyond my expectations, I decided to side install and have a taste of PopOS! too. All ...
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Wayland Touchpad Natural zoom no longer works on Chrome

Until Chrome 105.0.5195.52, I could open chrome://flags/#ozone-platform-hint, set the toggle to 'Wayland' and upon restarting the browser, touchpad pinch zoom works (natural zoom, not to be confused ...
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How can I debug an issue with a controller not being recognized on a specific game run through Steam/Proton?

I am attempting to run Elden Ring through Steam/Proton on PopOS. I have run it in the past, and used the controller with no problem, but after some time not playing, the controller is no longer ...
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No release file for pop os 20.04 focal

I am currently failing to upgrade from Pop!OS 20.04 to 22.04 with the error message All of the suggested commands do not produce errors, except for sudo apt update -m which gives Hit:1 http://ppa....
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Unable to open appimage in PopOs 22

I am using PopOs 22. I am not able to download Etcher using the appimage file available on their official website. I was easily able to open it in the previous distributions just by double-clicking ...
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How can I avoid text and icons disappearing or breaking after laptop hibernation?

Whenever I close the lid of my laptop for more than 5 seconds the following happens: A lot of text and icons / images disappear completely or get distorted. This includes app bar, menu items in top ...
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Booting into a USB flashed with any ISO gives me a grub command line instead

Good day to everyone reading this. -Quick briefing of the problem: I had LMDE 5 installed on my machine, and I later replaced it with Pop_OS (my current OS) Today, I tried getting back to LMDE 5, and ...
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dotnet Vanished From PopOS System

I have a VM that has been running fine for months. It's running PopOS and handles some dotnet GitLab build jobs. I've just powered it up to run some builds and they immediately failed as dotnet ...
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No Wi-Fi adapter found on Pop!_OS

I installed Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS with a bootable USB stick on a brand new laptop, but I can't manage to have Wi-Fi working on it. The settings keep showing "No Wi-Fi Adapter Found". This laptop ...
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PopOS installed on my external SSD connected with USB not recognizing by my computer

I installed PopOS on my 128 GB SSD, which is externally connected to my pc via USB port. Windows 11 is installed on my laptop's main SSD (on the motherboard). When I install PopOS for the first time ...
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How to pass in arguments in .desktop file [duplicate]

I'm trying to run an .appimage in Pop OS 22.04 that requires the command --disable-gpu-sandbox. It works fine when launching from terminal, but when I create a .desktop file with the below: Encoding=...
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Pop!_OS - "A start job is for [inexistant UUID]" at boot

I'm currently dual-booting Windows 10 and PopOS. Every time I boot in PopOS, a grey screen appears. If I press ESC, a black console says "A start job is running for /dev/disk/by_uuid/f054b... (...
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OS installation succeeds but HDD not bootable - hardware encryption?

I have an ex-corporate HP ZBook 17. A few of the BIOS options are disabled with the explanation that the HDD is "HW encrypted", which I assume means hardware encrypted. I installed Pop! OS ...
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Dependency issues with Mono prevent (system) updates and installing/removing packages

I have been struggling for a long time with a dependency issue related to Mono (version: 6.12.0.122) that makes it impossible for me to perform a system upgrade (Pop!_OS, which is based on Ubuntu) and ...
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Can't get GRUB to work after adding PopOS to system with OpenSUSE

I was running OpenSUSE as a single boot on my laptop. For some work reasons I installed PopOS 22.04 and it booted straight to it. So I tried to setup GRUB for more comfort (as expected, I can manually ...
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Fix Top Bar (Panel) right box shifting "out of bounds" on small screen

OS: Pop!_OS 20.04 GNOME: 3.36 Theme: Pop Dark Screen Resolution: 1280x1024 I have a couple of extensions that show info in the center box of a panel (referred as #panelCenter in gnome-shell.css or as ...
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Weird dmesg Errors, Perhaps causing the Lag?

I have some lag on my system that acts like a memory leak. Overtime, especially with repetitive suspends, my system can become unusable. Even shutting it down can take 15~20min if i don't hardshut it ...
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Grub issue after upgrading POP!_OS to 22.04 from 21.04 on dual boot machine

After upgrading from POP!_OS 21.04 to 22.04 on my Linux/Windows dual boot machine my Linux partition doesn't boot anymore. I am able to start Windows by selecting the relevant partition but the Linux ...
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Broken Gnome Shell

I was trying to update some package in my computer but it seems now I can't even run simple sudo apt install command. Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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No access to internet on Pop! OS with new ISP and new Modem

I'm running Pop! OS 20.04 LTS. Recently switched to new ISP (new modem/router). I have no problem connecting to the modem but then I don't have access to the internet. Some things to note: I only ...
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Cant boot into Refind after installing Arch with Pop OS

I installed Arch on my laptop that was running pop os using Anarchy Installer. I selected sda3 as the /boot sda10 as SWAP and sda11 as root partitions. After rebooting i was booted straight into Pop ...
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No wifi adapter found Pop!_OS

On Pop_OS! 22.04 LTS when I open up settings and go onto wifi it says no wifi adapters found. Network controller: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4346 802.11 Network Adapter (rev 03) ps: I've been ...
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Dual monitor with different screen resoultion

I have bought a secondary monitor for my laptop its 18-inch monitor with a resolution of 1366x7688. My Laptop is 15-inch monitor with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080. I am using a pop os on my ...
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unable to update/upgrade 1 package [closed]

I am unable to update my pop-os distribution due to the inability to upgrade 1 package. apt list --upgradable -a returns Listing... Done pop-system-updater/impish 0.1.0~1657035226~21.10~6f0d903 amd64 ...
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How to run a command at startup using Startup Application Preferences [Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS x86_64]

I have a script and want to run it at startup for all users. My script located in: ~/shell_script/swapkey.sh #!/bin/bash xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap I followed the instruction in here and then added the ...
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ext4 partition on 2TB HDD gone and replaced with Windows FAT12 partition

Recently my computer's PSU died. I am not aware how exactly this happened, but I restored my computer's functionality. I run PopOS 22.04 LTS Linux, and my OS also became unbootable. I repaired it with ...
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Can't upgrade Pop version

I recently installed a software called, 'FaceSwap' and followed their steps. At one point it asked me if I wanted to change Pipewire version which was a required step. I hit yes and everything was ...
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Can't install Pop!_OS because secure boot won't disable

I'm trying to install Pop!_OS on my Windows 10 Acer Aspire E5-573G from a USB stick but I keep getting this message: error: /casper_pop-os_22.04_amd64_nvidia_debug_125/vmlinuz.efi has invalid ...
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Seemingly random performance drops on Pop!_OS

I am sure many PC users have experienced slow downs on their computers over time (mine is about a year old), but this scenario I find strange. The Problem At about 5:30PM yesterday I was browsing the ...
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How to see again the errors when booting?

I see some errors when booting [ FAILED ] bla bla [ FAILED ] bla bla but it goes too fast before directly goes to GUI, how to see those messages back? I've tried journalctl -r or dmesg -w it doesn't ...
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Getting rid of "The following packages will be DOWNGRADED"

I'll start by stating, I'm pretty sure this is a unique mess of my own design, but I hope someone encountered this and might be able to help. The Setup My laptop runs Pop!_OS 22.04 (Based on Ubuntu ...
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Microphone is detected, but no input from it

I am currently using Pop os version 22.04 lts. I was trying to get on a discord call with a friend, but he couldn't hear me. I later discovered that it would detect audio out as the input. I went to ...
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RDP Timeout Using Libreoffice Impress on Pop!_OS

I am connecting using RDP a raspberry pi 400 to a desktop, both running Pop_OS, the pi running 19.10 and the desktop running 22.04. Everything is fully updated. I am using Remmina to manage the ...
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How to Change Default Boot Kernel of Pop OS 20.04

I use Pop OS 20.04 and recently the kernel was upgraded and it caused some issues so I had to switch back to my previous kernel version. (More specifically, the kernel was upgraded to v5.16, and I had ...
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I have a problem with the latest version Pop Os 22.04, the os update & recovery

One question I have a problem with the latest version Pop Os 22, the update and recovery panel of the operating system does not appear in the system configuration, how can I make it appear through the ...
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not seeing anything on screen after I select PopOS from grub menu - just blank until PopOS shows up

I have a laptop that is configured to boot either from Pop-OS or Windows 10. When I select Pop-OS there will be a series of checks and loadings that show on screen followed by a green "OK". ...
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Getting this error when trying to install Tillix

libllvm11 : Depends: libstdc++6 (>= 12) but 11.1.0-1ubuntu1~21.04 is to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. I haven't upgraded my system in a few weeks and I'...
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If an application takes a really long time to start up, what is the best way to diagnose the problem?

I have been using Nemo on Pop_OS 21.04 & GNOME 42 as I prefer it to the default GNOME file manager, Nautilus. It has been working great until recently where I have been observing delay in ...
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Extend partition created on laptop with Windows 11 and Pop OS

I was using Windows 11 on my laptop but I wanted to install a Linux distro on the side. Therefore, I've shrunk 30GB of the OS disk and I installed Pop_Os. During the installation process, I've created ...
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Intermittent issue with Logitech Webcam C270 on Pop OS 22.04 - UVC Camera (046d:0825)

I seem to have issues with my webcam on Pop OS 22.04 and on LMDE 4. I was using the same device flawlessly on Xubuntu 18.04. When trying to use the camera with cheese or guvcview I often get a white ...
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So i havent upgraded my PopOS 21.04 in a while and i keep getting this error message when trying to upgrade

dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libxpm4_1%3a3.5.12-1_amd64.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite shared '/usr/share/doc/libxpm4/changelog.Debian.gz', which is different from other ...
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Disable mouse scaling when fractional scaling is enabled in Ubuntu/Gnome/PopOS

I'm running PopOS (Gnome Desktop & Ubuntu based). I've configured my 2nd monitor to run at 200% scale using Fractional Scaling. This works great for the display! The problem is that the mouse ...
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