[clug] Ubuntu issues

Peter Ellis vk1pe.peter at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 03:47:39 UTC 2022

Going on...

>From what I've been able to find, a "live USB" with GParted is probably one
answer, and wipe out the various partitions.

Also, I should have said that the machine has two screens, and since this
issue arose, only one screen is recognised (illuminates).
But, mainly the no-wifi is the issue; its practical uses have diminished
without that link to the WWW. (Yes, it's an old-ish wifi card, but it has
worked until recently, and I've added another wifi card, and neither is
being recognised.)


On Mon, 7 Feb 2022 at 19:34, Peter Ellis <vk1pe.peter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I seem to have an issue with a machine here, with Ubuntu installed.
> It has forgotten how to find the wifi card, and will not boot from a USB
> Ubuntu 21.10 that has been fine, before; it "sticks" before getting into
> the live version from the USB.
> I've checked, and the BIOS is pointed at the USB in every way I can find.
> So, I feel that I can get past this by "uninstalling" or "spiking" the
> onboard Ubuntu, and going in on a seemingly clean disk that will not be
> interfering with the USB version.
> Suggestions, please?
> How do I "spike" or disable the disk version of Ubuntu?
> Thanks,
> Peter

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