If I click on Choose File from google chrome and go to Desktop using Ctrl+Windows+D, the file browser disappears and browser freezes

The title kind of explains everything. This problem not only happens with chrome, but every browser, and on other application that has a file browser. I’m currently on Ubuntu 14.04, and everytime I click on a “Choose File” file browser from google chrome, and use CTRL+WINDOWS+D to go to Desktop, when I come back to chrome, the browsers kind of freezes, caused by the Open File Dialog disappearing making it impossible to interact with the…

"If I click on Choose File from google chrome and go to Desktop using Ctrl+Windows+D, the file browser disappears and browser freezes"

How to do identify non-Ubuntu software

How can one identify, and remove, software which is installed on Ubuntu (14.04) which is non-Ubuntu software? I understand I need to do this so that my upgrade to 16.04 isn’t blocked. From various posts I have tried these to no avail. This returns nothing grep ppa /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/* This > ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ returns ros-latest.list ros-latest.list.distUpgrade ros-latest.list.save Is this what I need to remove? I have tried the following, but am clearly missing some knowledge.…

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Deja-dup splicing error on Ubuntu 17.04

When I run Deja-dup for the first time, it makes a backup just fine. However, when I run it a couple of days later to do an update, I get the following error: Error splicing file: Input/output error This by itself was no help so I took the advice of several postings and ran it from the terminal shell as follows: DEJA_DUP_DEBUG=1 deja-dup –backup It repeatedly produced the following error: DUPLICITY: DEBUG 1 DUPLICITY: .…

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Can Windows 10 100% disk utilization be due to bad sectors? can this be solved by hard formatting hard disk?

I am in big trouble since last few weeks… I am getting 100% disk utilization on my Windows, while I can see no process is significantly using the disk. The issue is faced by many as you can see there are many many threads on this: on superuser.com on answers.microsoft.com This is how it looks like: 100% disk usage No process is significantly using the disk Also I created a thread on answers.microsoft.com to ask…

"Can Windows 10 100% disk utilization be due to bad sectors? can this be solved by hard formatting hard disk?"

Windows 10 Remote Desktop sound redirection not working

I am currently having issues with sound redirection while using remote desktop from Windows 10 Pro, Creators update. I am able to connect in using RDP, however the hosts sound is not transmitted to the RDP session. Things I have tried: Rebooting Checking host volume control Verifying that RDP client has ‘Play on this computer’ Using different RDP clients to connect (Android/Windows) Disabling Firewall/AV Checking sound services are started Checked group polices for RDP sound…

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OpenWrt slow internet

I have a router from my ISP which is connected with an TP-Link WR1043ND with OpenWrt installed. I pay for a 100MBit connection and if I try a speedtest, I get 80-95 Mbit, but only if I connect my ISP router directly with my PC. If I connect my PC with the OpenWrt Router, I only get 8-9 MBit. I already tried the following: Switch cables to check if the cable is the problem OpenWrt…

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